Philip N. Benfey

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
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Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-7338


  • Ph.D., Harvard University 1986

  • B.S., University of Paris (France) 1981

Benfey, PN, Ren, L, and Chua, NH. "Combinatorial and synergistic properties of CaMV 35S enhancer subdomains." EMBO J 9, no. 6 (June 1990): 1685-1696.

Lam, E, Benfey, PN, Gilmartin, PM, Fang, RX, and Chua, NH. "Site-specific mutations alter in vitro factor binding and change promoter expression pattern in transgenic plants." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86, no. 20 (October 1989): 7890-7894.

Benfey, PN, and Chua, NH. "Regulated genes in transgenic plants." Science 244, no. 4901 (April 14, 1989): 174-181. Full Text

Shimizu, A, Tepler, I, Benfey, PN, Berenstein, EH, Siraganian, RP, and Leder, P. "Human and rat mast cell high-affinity immunoglobulin E receptors: characterization of putative alpha-chain gene products." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 85, no. 6 (March 1988): 1907-1911.

Benfey, PN, Yin, FH, and Leder, P. "Cloning of the mast cell protease, RMCP II. Evidence for cell-specific expression and a multi-gene family." J Biol Chem 262, no. 11 (April 15, 1987): 5377-5384.