Lavanya Palavalli

Lavanya Palavalli

Undergraduate, 2005
• HHMI-NIH Physician Scholar, Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident, Baylor College of Medicine

Brendza KM, Haakenson W, Cahoon RE, Hicks LM, Palavalli LH, Chiapelli B, McLaird M, McCarter JP, Williams DJ, Hresko MC, Jez JM (2007) Phosphoethanolamine N-methyltransferase (PMT-1) catalyzes the first reaction of a new pathway for phosphocholine biosynthesis in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Biochem  J 404, 439-48

Palavalli LH, Brendza KM, Haakenson W, Cahoon RE, McLaird M, Hicks LM, McCarter JP, Williams DJ, Hresko MC, Jez JM (2006) Defining the role of phosphomethylethanolamine N-methyltransferase from Caenorhabditis elegans in phosphocholine biosynthesis by biochemical and kinetic analysis.  Biochemistry 45, 6056-65