John B. Ohlrogge

  • Faculty Emeritus, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, Physiology & Biochemistry, Genomics, Sustainability & Bioeconomy, Systems Biology

Professor Emeritus of Plant Biology
University Distinguished Professor

Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

Department of Plant Biology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1312 USA

  (517) 353-0611 (Office)
  (517) 353-9399 (Lab)

The long-term goal of my research is to understand how plants control the activity of fatty acid synthesis and lipid metabolism pathways and how their products are channeled into diverse roles and locations within or outside the plant cell.

Plant Lipid Metabolism Lab
Lab Members
ARALIP: Arabidopsis Acyl Lipid Metabolism
Plant Lipid Analysis Methods
Overview of Plant Lipid Composition
Lipid Glossary
Phylogenetic Relationships between Hundreds of Fatty Acids Synthesized by Thousands of Plants

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Plant FA Database