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Jörg M. Augustin

Jörg M. Augustin


Ph.D., Department of Plant Biology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012

Current position

Postdoctoral Associate, Kutchan Lab, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, USA


  1. Augustin, J. M., Drok, S., Shinoda, T., Sanmiya, K., Nielsen, J. K., Khakimov, B., Olsen, C. E., Hansen, E. H., Kuzina, V., Ekstrom, C. T., Hauser, T. and Bak, S. (2012). UDP-glycosyltransferases from the UGT73C subfamily in Barbarea vulgaris catalyze sapogenin 3-O-glucosylation in saponin-mediated insect resistance. Plant Physiol 160(4): 1881-1895.
  2. Augustin, J. M., Kuzina, V., Andersen, S. B. and Bak, S. (2011). Molecular activities, biosynthesis and evolution of triterpenoid saponins. Phytochemistry 72(6): 435-457.
  3. Kuzina, V., Nielsen, J. K., Augustin, J. M., Torp, A. M., Bak, S. and Andersen, S. B. (2011). Barbarea vulgaris linkage map and quantitative trait loci for saponins, glucosinolates, hairiness and resistance to the herbivore Phyllotreta nemorum. Phytochemistry 72(2-3): 188-198
Protocols by Jörg M. Augustin
  1. Determination of Enzyme Kinetic Parameters of UDP-glycosyltransferases
  2. Extraction and Reglucosylation of Barbarea vulgaris Sapogenins