Dr. Ivette Guzman works as a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Dr. Mary Ann Lila. She is involved with the investigation of bioactive components in fruits and vegetables for nutritional and medicinal purposes.
Guzman, I., Yousef, G.G., and Brown, A.F. (2012) Simultaneous extraction and quantitation of carotenoids, chlorophylls, and tocopherols in Brassica vegetables. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(29):7238-7244.
Rodriguez, L., Guzman, I., Rajapakse, W., Richins, R.D., and O’Connell, M.A. (2012) Carotenoid accumulation in orange pigmented Capsicum annuum fruit, regulated at multiple levels. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63(1):517-526.
Guzman, I., Bosland P. W., and O’Connell M.A. (2010) “Heat, Color and Flavor Compounds in Capsicum Fruit” The Biological Activity of Phytochemicals. Ed. David R. Gang. Springer, New York. 109-126.
Guzman, I., Hamby, S., Romero, J., Bosland, P.W., and O’Connell, M.A. (2010) Variability of Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Orange Colored Capsicum spp. Plant Science. 179:49-59.