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Daniela Hampel

Daniela Hampel

  • Assistant Project Scientist


(530) 752-9519



  • M.S. (1st State Exam) in Food Chemistry, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Federally licensed Food Chemist, National Examination Laboratories of Hesse (LHL), Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Ph.D. in Food Chemistry, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Research Interests

Dr. Hampel’s research is focused on method development for phenotyping breast milk and plasma samples and assessment of micronutrient deficiencies in mostly developing countries as well as evaluation of biomarkers to assess adequate micronutrient intake for mothers, breast milk status and infants 0 - 6 months.

Selected Publications

  • Hampel D and Allen LH (2013); Analyzing B-Vitamins in Human Milk: Methodological Approaches. Crit. Rev. Food Sci., accepted.
  • Hampel D, York ER, Allen LH (2012); Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass-Spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) for the Rapid, Simultaneous Analysis of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide, Nicotinamide and Pyridoxal in Human Milk. J. Chromatogr. B 903, 7-13
  • Hampel D, Mau CJD, Croteau RB (2009); Taxol biosynthesis: Identification and characterization of two acetyl CoA:taxoid-O-acetyl transferases that divert pathway flux away from Taxol production. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 487, 91-97
  • Hampel D, Swatski A, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2007); Biosynthesis of Monoterpenes and Norisoprenoids in Raspberry Fruits (Rubus idaeus L.): The Role of Cytosolic Mevalonate and Plastidial Methylerithritol Phosphate Pathway. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55, 9296-9304
  • Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2006); Biosynthesis of Mono- and Sesquiterpenes in Strawberry Fruits and Foliage: ²H-Labeling Studies. J. Agric. Food Chem., 54, 1473-1478
  • Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Induction of de novo volatile terpene biosynthesis via Cytosolic and Plastidial Pathways by Methyl Jasmonate in Foliage of Vitis vinifera L. J. Agric. Food Chem., 53, 2652-2657
  • Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Biosynthesis of mono- and sesquiterpenes in carrot roots and leaves (Daucus carota L.): metabolic cross talk of cytosolic mevalonate and plastidial methylerithritol phosphate pathways. Phytochem. 66, 305-311
  • Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Biosynthesis of Mono- and Sesquiterpenes in Carrot roots (Daucus carota L.): Localization and Cross-Talk Phenomena between Cytosolic and Plastidial Pathways. State-of-the-Art in Flavour Chemistry and Biology; (Eds: Hofmann T, Rothe M, Schieberle R), Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Lebensmittelchemie, Garching, ISBN 3-003015809-X, 267-274
  • Hampel D (2005); Studien zur Biogenese terpenoider Verbindungen in pflanzlichen Lebensmitteln. Der Andere Verlag, Tönning, Lübeck, Marburg, ISBN 3-89959-333-2
  • Luan F, Hampel D, Mosandl, A, Wüst M (2004); Enantioselecive Analyses of Free and Glycosidically bound Monoterpenes Polyols in Vitis vinifera L. Cvs. Morio Muscat and Muscat Ottonel: Evidence for a Oxidative Monoterpene Metabolism in Grapes. J. Agric. Food Chem., 52, 2036-2041
  • Luan F, Hampel D, Olszewski K, Wüst M (2003); Mevalonate-independent biosynthesis of monoterpenoids in grape berry exocarp and mesocarp and in grape leaves. Flavour Research at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century. (Eds: Le Quéré JL, Etiévant PX), Proceedings of the 10th Weurman Flavor Research Symposium, Lavoisir, Paris, 332-337