Dr Ana Winters

Dr Ana Winters

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I am a plant biochemist with a special interest in protein and phenol chemistry. My more recent work has focussed on the enzyme polyphenol oxidase in forage crops looking at gene expression, enzyme biochemistry and phenol substrate chemistry. I am currently studying the effects of post-harvest changes on proscessing of crops for biofuel.


Shrub establishment favoured and grass dominance reduced in acid heath grassland systems cleared of invasive Rhododendron ponticumJones, G. L., Owen, R., Scullion, J., Winters, A., Jenkins, T., Ratcliffe, J., Tomlinson, M. J. & Jones, D., 2019 , In : Scientific Reports.9, p. 2239-224911 p., 2239.
Feeding behavior, life history and virus transmission ability of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) Mediterranean species (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) under elevated CO2Peñalver‐Cruz, A., Garzo, E., Prieto-Ruiz, I., Díaz‐Garro, M., Winters, A., Moreno, A. & Fereres, A., 2019 , In : Insect Science.
Process Optimisation of Steam Explosion Parameters on Multiple Lignocellulosic Biomass using Taguchi Method – A Critical AppraisalWalker, D. J., Gallagher, J., Winters, A., Somani, A., Ravella, S. R. & Bryant, D., 2018 , In : Frontiers in Energy Research.6, 46.
Accessing and Dissecting Genomic Regions for High Grain Iron and Zinc Content Using GWAS in Pearl MilletManwaring, H. R., Hegarty, M., Winters, A., Bligh, F. & Yadav, R., 2018 , (Accepted/In press). 1 p.
What cell wall components are the best indicators for Miscanthus digestibility and conversion to ethanol following variable pretreatments?Adams, J., Winters, A., Hodgson, E. & Gallagher, J., 2018 , In : Biotechnology for Biofuels.11, 14 p., 67.
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