Select Papers & Abstracts (*undergraduate; §corresponding)

*Fitch, NW; *Cole, KL; *Swenson, VA; *Leinen, LJ; *Rageth, K; *Gonzalez, SH; *Karanauskas, V; *Juntunen, HL; Barge, LM; §Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Plausible Prebiotic Assembly of a Primitive Reduced Phospholipid from Meteoritic Phosphorus on the Primordial Earth: A Review and Proposal. BIOS. Submitted – In revision.

*Juntunen, HL; *Leinen, LJ; *Pitts, BK; *Schaefer, KN; McKay SE; O’Hanlon, SM; Theiling, BP; Barge, LM; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Investigating the Kinetics of Montmorillonite Clay-Catalyzed Conversion of Anthracene to 9,10-Anthraquinone in the Context of Origins of Life Studies. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2019, 98, 190-191.
 

*Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA; *Juntunen, HL; McKay, SE; O’Hanlon, SM; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Profiling Volatile Constituents of Homemade Preserved Foods Prepared in Early 1950s South Dakota (USA) Using Solid-Phase Microextraction (SPME) with Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Determination. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2019, 98, 192.
 

*Schaefer, KN; *Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA; *Moody, BA; *Juntunen, HL; McKay, SE; Beurmann, S; O’Hanlon, SM; Honour, RC; Hale, RC; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Profiling Volatile Emissions from Sewage Sludge Residues Land-Applied to Forested and Agricultural Lands of the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2019, 98, 193-194.
 

*Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA; *Juntunen, HL; McKay, SE; O’Hanlon, SM; §Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Characterization of the Volatilomes of Preserved Foods Prepared in Early 1950s South Dakota (USA) Using Solid-Phase Microextraction (SPME) with Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Determination. Molecules. 2019, 24(4), 660. Invited paper. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24040660 
 

*Swenson, VA; *Stacy, AD; Gaylor, MO; Ushijima, B; Philmus, B; Cozy, LM; Videau, NM; Videau, P. Assessment and Verification of Commercially Available Pressure Cookers for Laboratory Sterilization. PLoS ONE 2018, 13(12): e0208769. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208769

•    Paper featured in ACS Chemical and Engineering News, March 2, 2019.

•   Paper and research student *VA Swenson featured on Instant Pot website, March 18, 2019.

*Juntunen, HL; *Leinen, LJ; *Pitts, BK; O’Hanlon, SM; Theiling, BP; Barge, LM; §Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Investigating the Kinetics of Montmorillonite Clay-Catalyzed Conversion of Anthracene to 9,10-Anthraquinone in the Context of Prebiotic Chemistry. Origins Life Evol. Biosph. 2018, 48, 321-330. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11084-018-9562-9
 

Videau, P; Rivers, OS; Tom, SK; *Oshiro, RT; Ushijima, B; *Swenson, VA; Philmus, B; Gaylor, MO; Cozy, LM. The hetZ Gene Indirectly Regulates Heterocyst Development at the Level of Pattern Formation in Anabaena sp. Strain PCC 7120. Molec. Microbiol. 2018, 109, 91-104. https://doi.org/10.1111/mmi.13974
 

*Juntunen, HL; *Pitts, BK; *Swenson, VA; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Assessing Kinetics of Anthracene Conversion to Anthraquinone Under Clay Mineral and Temperature Regimes Relevant to the Primordial Earth. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2018, 97, 239. 
 

*Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA; *Vanderwilt, A; *Rageth, K; *Fitch, NW; *Cole, KL; Miro, P; Vlaisavljevich, B; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Using HyperChem and Gromacs Modeling Software to Investigate the Behavior of a Plausible Prebiotic Reduced Phospholipid Derived from Meteoritic Schreibersite. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2018, 97, 240. 
 

*Swenson, VA; Gaylor, MO; Ushijima, B; Videau, NM; Videau, P. Assessing the Utility of Commercial Pressure Cookers as Autoclaves. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2018, 97, 241. 
 

§Gaylor, MO; *Juntunen, HL; Hazelwood, D; §Videau, P. Assessment of Multiple Solvents for Extraction and Direct GC-MS Determination of the Phytochemical Inventory of Sansevieria Extrafloral Nectar Droplets. J. Chromatogr. Sci. 2018, 56, 293-299. https://doi.org/10.1093/chromsci/bmy008
 

Videau, P; *Swenson, VA; Gaylor, MO; O’Hanlon, SM; Cozy, LM. The hetZ Gene Regulates Heterocyst Formation in Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 201. 
 

*Leinen, LJ; *Fitch, NW; *Even, KL; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Exploring Molecular Simulations of a Plausible Prebiotic Reduced Phospholipid Using HyperChem Software. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 202. 
 

*Juntunen, HL; *Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA, Honour, R; Hale, RC; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Characterizing the Volatilome of Land-Disposed Sewage Sludge Under Seasonal Temperature Regimes. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 203. 
 

*Juntunen, HL; Videau, P; Hazelwood, D; §Gaylor, MO. Assessment of Four Solvents for Extraction and Analysis of the Chemical Composition of Sansevieria Extrafoliar Nectar Drops by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 204. 
 

*Leinen, LJ; *Fitch, NW; *Even, KL; Videau, P; §Gaylor, MO. Exploring Molecular Simulations of a Plausible Prebiotic Reduced Phospholipid Using HyperChem Software. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 202. 
 

*Swenson, VA; *Juntunen, HL; Honour, R; Hale, RC; §Gaylor, MO; Videau, P. Identification and Characterization of Fungal Isolates from Land-Applied Sewage Sludge. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2017, 96, 205. 
 

*Estridge, GM; *Telkamp, TS; *Juntunen, HL; Hale, RC; §Gaylor, MO. Light Microscopic Evidence for Direct Ingestion as the Principle Uptake Pathway for Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Flame Retardant Additives in House Crickets in Contact with PBDE-Treated Furniture Foam. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2016, 95, 181. 
 

*Juntunen, HL; *Telkamp, TS; §Gaylor, MO. Assessing the Utility of Simple, Inexpensive, Low Density Polyethylene Plastic Strips to Passively Sample Product-Associated Volatile Organic Compound Emissions to Indoor Air. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2016, 95, 183. 
 

*Telkamp, TS; *Juntunen, HL; §Gaylor, MO. Assessing the Utility of Simple, Inexpensive, Low Density Polyethylene Plastic Strips to Passively Sample Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Land-Disposed Sewage Sludge Wastes. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2016, 95, 184. 
 

*Rogers, MO; §Gaylor, MO. Forensic Screening Analysis of Hazardous Chemicals Present in Thermal Cash Register Receipts Collected from Businesses in the Vicinity of Dakota State University. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2015, 94, 379. 
 

*Estridge, GM; §Gaylor, MO. Verification of Direct Ingestion of Flame Retardant-Treated Consumer Polyurethane Foam by House Crickets (Acheta domestica) Using Light Microscopy. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2015, 94, 374. 
 

*Fitch, NW; *Even, KL; *Leinen, LJ; §Gaylor, MO. Plausible Prebiotic Assembly of a Primitive Reduced Phospholipid from Meteoritic Phosphorus on the Primordial Earth. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2016, 95, 176. 
 

*Rageth, K; §Gaylor, MO. Plausible Prebiotic Assembly of a Primitive Genetic Molecule from Meteoritic Nucleobases and Reduced Phosphorus on the Primordial Earth. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2016, 95, 180. 
 

§Gaylor, MO; Harvey, E; Hale, RC. Systematic Investigation of Factors Controlling Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) of Spiked and Aged PCBs from Edible Tissues of the Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus). Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 2014, 94, 23-28.
 

§Gaylor, MO; Mears, EG; Harvey, E; La Guardia, MJ; Hale, RC. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Accumulation in an Agricultural Soil Ecosystem Receiving Wastewater Sludge Amendments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 7034-7043. 
 

§Gaylor, MO; Harvey, E; Hale, RC. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Accumulation by Earthworms Exposed to Biosolids-, Polyurethane Foam Microparticle- and Penta-BDE-Amended Soils. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013, 47, 13831-13839.
 

*Even, KL; §Gaylor, MO; Hale, RC. Evaluation of Simple Polyethylene Plastic Strips as Biomimetic Passive Sampling Devices for Estimating Bioavailability of Brominated Flame Retardants in Sewage Sludge Intended for Land Application. Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2013, 92, 195. 
 

*Fitch, NW; §Gaylor, MO. Does Individual Personality Type Influence Dietary Taste Preference Among South Dakota State University (SDSU) Students? Proc. S. Dak. Acad. Sci. 2013, 92, 135-147.
 

§Gaylor, MO; Harvey, E; Hale, RC. Crickets Can Accumulate Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) Directly from Polyurethane Foam Common in Consumer Products. Chemosphere 2012, 86, 500-505.
 

Hale, RC; La Guardia, MJ; Harvey, E; Gaylor, MO; Mainor, TM. Brominated Flame Retardant Concentrations and Trends in Abiotic Media. Chemosphere 2006, 64, 181-186.
 

Hale, RC; La Guardia, MJ; Harvey, E; Mainor, TM; Duff, WH; Gaylor, MO. Brominated Diphenyl Ether Fire Retardant Burdens in Virginia Freshwater Fishes (USA). Environ. Sci. Technol. 2001, 35, 4585-4591.  
 

Hale, RC; La Guardia, MJ; Harvey, E; Gaylor, MO; Mainor, TM; Duff, WH. Persistent Pollutants in Land-Applied Sludges. Nature 2001, 412, 140-141.
 

Dickhut, RM; Canuel, EA; Gustafson, KE; Liu, K; Murray, KY; Walker, SE; Edgecombe, G; Gaylor, MO; MacDonald, EH. Automotive Sources of Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Associated with Particulate Matter in the Chesapeake Bay Region. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2000, 34, 4635-4640.
 

§Gaylor, MO; Hale, RC. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of PCBs from Fish Tissue. In Methods in Biotechnology: Supercritical Fluid Methods and Protocols; Williams, J.R., Clifford, A.A., Eds.; Humana Press: Totowa, NJ, 2000; Chapter 5, pp. 41-53.

 

Papers in Preparation (*undergraduate)

*Gonzalez, SH; *Karanauskas, V; *Maloney, CM; *Dewitt, J; *Leinen, LJ; *Swenson, VA; *Juntunen, HL; *Pitts, BK; McKay, SE; O’Hanlon, SM; Theiling, BP; Barge, LM, Videau, P; Gaylor, MO. Assessing Kinetics of Conversion of a Common Solar System PAH to a Potentially Biologically Important Quinone on Planetary Relevant Mineral Substrates: Implications for Biomolecular Emergence in Prebiotic Planetary Environments. In preparation for immediate submission to Astrobiology.

 

*Swenson, VA; *Leinen, LJ; *Moody, B; *Juntunen, HL; Beurmann, S; Honour, R; Hale, RC; Videau, P; Gaylor, MO. Assessment of the Volatilome of Sewage Sludge Biosolids Land-Applied in Diverse Biomes of Washington State (USA). In preparation for submission to Environmental Pollution Spring 2020. 

*Leinen, LJ; *Schreiber, D; *Swenson, VA; Videau, P; Gaylor, MO. Characterizing Potentially Hazardous Additive Inventories of Thermal Cash Register Receipts from Multitudinous Points-of-Sale in Southeastern South Dakota (USA). In preparation for submission to Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Spring 2020.

*Swenson, VA; *Leinen, LJ; Bergmann, D; Videau, P; Gaylor, MO. Characterization of VOC Emissions One Mile Underground at South Dakota’s Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) Using Passive Sampling Devices. In preparation for submission to Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Spring/Summer 2020.

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