Major research papers published in 2020

         45.Li Q, Wu G, Zhao Y, Wang B, Zhao Bi, Kong D, Wei H, Chen C*, Wang H*. CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Knockout and Overexpression Studies Reveal a Role of Maize Phytochrome C in Regulating Flowering Time and Plant Height. Plant Biotechnol. J.. 2020, doi: 10.1111/pbi.13429

        44.Bu F, Yang MK, Guo X, Huang W*, Chen L*, Multiple functions of ATG8 family proteins in plant autophagy. Front. Cell. Dev. Biol.. 2020, 8:466.

        43.Yang X, Zhang F, Yang M, He Y, Li Z, Yang J and Wang X*. The NADPH-oxidase LsRbohC1 plays a role in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seed germinationPlant Physiol. Biochem.. 2020, doi:10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.05.042

        42.Mu H#Mu P#, Zhu W, Huang B, Li H, Yuan L, Deng Y*. Low doses of deoxynivalenol inhibit the cell migration mediated by H3K27me3-targeted downregulation of TEM8 expression. Biochem. Pharmacol.. 2020,175: 113897. 

        41.Huang B#Mu P#, Yu Y, Zhu W, Jiang T, Deng R, Feng G, Wen J, Zhu X*, Deng Y*. Inhibition of EZH2 and activation of ERRγ synergistically suppresses gastric cancer by inhibiting FOXM1 signaling pathway. Gastric Cancer. 2020, doi: 10.1007/s10120-020-01097-x.

        40.Tong PP, Huai B, Chen Y, Bai M*, Wu H*, CisPG21 and CisCEL16 are involved in the regulation of the degradation of cell walls during secretory cavity cell programmed cell death in the fruits of Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck.Plant Sci.. 2020, doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110540

        39.Zeng D, Liu T, Ma X, Wang B, Zheng Z, Zhang Y, Xie X, Yang B, Zhao Z, Zhu Q*, Liu Y-G*.  Quantitative regulation of Waxy expression by CRISPR/Cas9-based promoter and 5'UTR-intron editing improves grain quality in rice. Plant Biotechnol. J.. 2020, doi:10.1111/pbi.13427.

        38.Cai J, Huang H, Xu X, Zhu G*.An Arabidopsis WD40 repeat-containing protein XIW1 promotes salt inhibition of seed germination. Plant Signal. Behav..2020,doi: 10.1080/15592324.2020.1712542.

        37.Fu X, Li Y, Yuan Q, Cai G, Deng Y, Zhang X, Norbäck D*, Sun Y*. Continental-scale microbiome study reveals different environmental characteristics determining microbial richness and composition/quantity in hotel rooms. mSystems. 2020,doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00119-20.

        36.Tan J, Zhao Y, Wang B,  Hao Y, Wang Y, Li Y, Luo W, Zong W, Li G, Chen S, Ma K, Xie X, Chen L, Liu YG*, Zhu Q*. Efficient CRISPR/Cas9-based plant genomic fragment deletions by microhomology-mediated end joining. Plant Biotechnol. J. .2020, doi:10.1111/pbi.13390.

        35.Wang B, Fang R, Zhang J, Han J, Chen F, He F, Liu YG, Chen L*. Rice OsLecRK5 phosphorylates a UGPase to regulate callose biosynthesis during pollen development. J. Exp. Bot..2020,doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa180.

        34.Xie Y, Liu Y,Ma M, Zhou Q, Zhao Y, Zhao B, Wang B, Wei H, Wang H*. Arabidopsis FHY3 and FAR1 integrate light and strigolactone signaling to regulate branching. Nat. Commun..2020, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15893-7.

        33.Bai M, Liang MJ, Huai B, Gao H,Tong PP, Shen RX, He HJ, Wu H*, Ca2+-dependent nuclease is involved in DNA degradation during the programmed cell death of secretory cavity formation in Citrus grandis ‘Tomentosa’ fruits. J. Exp. Bot..2020, doi:10.1093/jxb/eraa199.

        32.Bai M, Xie HF, Xing HL, Kong DX, Pan X, Li YQ*, Wu H*. Changes of Phenolic Acid and Antioxidant Activities in Diploid and Tetraploid Echinacea purpurea at Different Growth Stages. Rev. Bras. Farmacogn.-Braz. J.. 2020, doi: 10.1007/s43450-020-00069-7.

        31.Xu Y, Choudhary RK, Hao G*, Hu CM. Primula subansirica G.D. Pal is not a Primula (Primulaceae), but rather belongs to Gesneriaceae. Nord. J. Bot..2020, doi: 10.1111/njb.02612.

        30.Wang B #, Lin Z #, Li X #, Zhao Y, Zhao B, Wu G, Ma X, Wang H, Xie Y, Li Q, Song G, Kong D, Zheng Z, Wei H, Shen R, Wu H, Chen C, Meng Z, Wang T, Li Y, Li X, Chen Y, Lai J, Matthew B. H, Jeffrey R, He H* , Wang H*. Genome-wide selection and genetic improvement during modern maize breeding, Nature Genet..2020, doi:10.1038/s41588-020-0616-3.

29.Li S, Yan H, Mei WM, Tse YC*,Wang H*.Boosting autophagy in sexual reproduction: a plant perspective.New Phytol..2020,226(3):679-689.

28.Cai H, Wei J, Shen H, Li J, Fan Q, Zhao Z, Deng J, Ming F, Zeng M, Ma M, Zhao P, Liang Q, Jia J, Zhang S, Zhang L*.Molecular cloning, characterization and expression profiles of Annexin family (ANXA1~A6) in yellow catfish (Pelteobagrus fulvidraco) and ANX regulation by CpG ODN responding to bacterial infection.Fish Shellfish Immunol..2020,99:609-630.

27.Zhou H, Fan Q, Liu W, Gong W. The complete chloroplast genome of Deutzia pilosa Rehd. (Hydrangeaceae).Mitochondrial DNA Part B-Resour..2020,5(2): 1419-1420.

26.Fan Q, Li M, Zhou H, Liu W, Gong W.The complete chloroplast genome of Philadelphus pekinensis Rupr. (Hydrangeaceae).Mitochondrial DNA Part B-Resour..2020, 5(2): 1178-1179.

25.Chen L, Li YX, Li C, Shi Y, Song Y, Zhang D, Wang H*, Li Y*, Wang T*.The retromer protein ZmVPS29 regulates maize kernel morphology likely through an auxin-dependent process(es).Plant Biotechnol. J..2020,18(4):1004-1014.

24.Hu Z#, Sun Y#, Chen J,Zhao Y, Qiao H, Chen R,Wen X,Deng Y*,Wen J*, Deoxynivalenol globally affects the selection of 3' splice sites in human cells by suppressing the splicing factors, U2AF1 and SF1. RNA Biol..2020,17(4):584-595.

23.Chen H#, Zhang Z#, Ni E#, Lin J#, Peng G, Huang J, Zhu L, Deng L, Yang F, Luo Q, Sun W, Liu Z, Zhuang C, Liu YG, Zhou H*.HMS1 interacts with HMS1I to regulate very-long-chain fatty acid biosynthesis and the humidity-sensitive genic male sterility in rice (Oryza sativa).New Phytol..2020,225(5):2077-2093.

22.Li Y, Kong D, Fu Y, Sussman MR, Wu H*.The effect of developmental and environmental factors on secondary metabolites in medicinal plants.Plant Physiol.Biochem..2020,148:80-89.

21.Li J, Fan Q, Cai H, Deng J, Ming F, Li J, Zeng M, Ma M, Zhao P, Liang Q, Jia J, Zhang S, Zhang L*.Identification of RBP4 from bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) / silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and effects of CpG ODN on RBP4 expression under A. hydrophila challenge.Fish Shellfish Immunol..2020,100:476-488.

20.Fu X, Norbäck D, Yuan Q, Li Y, Zhu X, Hashim JH, Hashim Z, Ali F, Zheng YW, Lai XX, Spangfort MD, Deng Y, Sun Y.Indoor microbiome, environmental characteristics and asthma among junior high school students in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.Environ. Int..2020,doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105664. 

19.Wang B, Fang R, Chen F, Han J, Liu YG, Chen L*, Zhu Q*.A novel CCCH-type zinc-finger protein SAW1 activates OsGA20ox3 to regulate gibberellin homeostasis and anther development in rice.J.Integr.Plant Biol..2020,doi: 10.1111/jipb.12924.

18.Liu Y, Ma M, Li G, Yuan L, Xie Y, Wei H, Ma X, Li Q, Devlin PF, Xu X, Wang H*.Transcription Factors FHY3 and FAR1 Regulate Light-induced CIRCADIAN CLOCK ASSOCIATED1 Gene Expression in Arabidopsis.Plant Cell.2020,doi: 10.1105/tpc.19.00981.

17.Wei H, Kong D, Yang J,Wang H*. Light regulation of stomatal development and patterning: shifting the paradigm from Arabidopsis to Grasses.Plant Commun.. 2020, doi:10.1016/j.xplc.2020.100030

16.Wang H#, Li Y#, Wang S, Kong D, Sahu SK, Bai M, Li H, Li L, Xu Y, Liang H, Liu H*, Wu H*.Comparative transcriptomic analyses of chlorogenic acid and luteolosides biosynthesis pathways at different flowering stages of diploid and tetraploid Lonicera japonica.PeerJ.2020,doi: 10.7717/peerj.8690.

15.Xie Y, Zhou Q, Zhao Y, Li Q, Liu Y, Ma M, Wang B, Shen R, Zheng Z,Wang H*.FHY3 and FAR1 Integrate Light Signals with the miR156-SPL Module-Mediated Aging Pathway to Regulate Arabidopsis Flowering.Mol.Plant..2020, 13(3):483-498.

14.Tang S#, Zhao Y#, He X, Zhu J, Chen S, Wen J*, Deng Y*.Identification of NOVA family proteins as novel β-catenin RNA-binding proteins that promote epithelial-mesenchymal transition.RNA Biol..2020,4:1-11.

13.He P, Cai X,Chen K*, Fu X*. Identification of small RNAs involved in nitrogen fixation in Anabaena sp. PCC 7120 based on RNA-seq under steady state conditions. Ann.Microbiol..2020,70: 4-16.

12.Lin R, Sun Y, Mu P, Zheng T, Mu H, Deng F, Deng Y*, Wen J*.Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG supplementation modulates the gut microbiota to promote butyrate production, protecting against deoxynivalenol exposure in nude mice.Biochem. Pharmacol..2020,doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2020.113868.

11.Deng W, Li R, Xu Y, Mao R, Chen S, Chen LB, Chen L, Liu YG*, Chen Y*.A lipid transfer protein variant with a mutant eight-cysteine motif causes photoperiod-thermo-sensitive dwarfism in rice.J. Exp. Bot..2020,71(4):1294-1305. 

10.Deng J, Li J, Ma M, Zhao P, Ming F, Lu Z, Shi J, Fan Q, Liang Q, Jia J, Li J, Zhang S, Zhang L*.Co-expressing GroEL-GroES, Ssa1-Sis1 and Bip-PDI chaperones for enhanced intracellular production and partial-wall breaking improved stability of porcine growth hormone.Microb. Cell. Fact..2020,19(1):35. 

9.Fu X, Yuan Q, Li Y, Sun Y.A novel strategy to identify asthma-associated microbial clusters.J Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2020,doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2020.01.007.

8.Liu Y,Wang H*.JA modulates phytochrome a signaling via repressing FHY3 activity by JAZ proteins.Plant Signal. Behav..2020,doi: 10.1080/15592324.2020.1726636.

7.Zhao Z, Zhang Z, Ding Z, Meng H, Shen R, Tang H, Liu YGChen L*,Public-transcriptome-database-assisted selection and validation of reliable reference genes for qRT-PCR in rice, Sci. China-Life Sci..2020, 63 (1): 92-101.

6.Xie X#, Zhang Z#, Zhao Z, Xie Y, Li H, Ma X, Liu YG, Chen L*.The mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase OsALDH2b negatively regulates tapetum degeneration in rice.J. Exp. Bot..2020,doi:10.1093/jxb/eraa045. 

5.Gao X, Mu P, Zhu X, Chen X, Tang S, Wu Y, Miao X, Wang X, Wen J, Deng Y*.Dual Function of a Novel Bacterium, Slackia sp. D-G6: Detoxifying Deoxynivalenol and Producing the Natural Estrogen Analogue, Equol.Toxins (Basel).2020,12(2):85.

4.Hao Y, Zong W, Zeng D, Han J, Chen S, Tang J, Zhao Z, Li X, Ma K, Xie X, Zhu Q, Chen Y, Zhao X, Guo J*Liu YG*.Shortened snRNA promoters for efficient CRISPR/Cas-based multiplex genome editing in monocot plants.Sci. China-Life Sci..2020,doi: 10.1007/s11427-019-1612-6.

3.Zhu Q, Wang B, Tan J, Liu T, Li L, Liu YG*. 2020, Plant Synthetic Metabolic Engineering for Enhancing Crop Nutritional Quality.Plant Commun..2020,doi:10.1016/j.xplc.2019.100017

2.Li H, Bai M, Jiang X, Shen R, Wang H, Wang H*, Wu H*.Cytological evidence of BSD2 functioning in both chloroplast division and dimorphic chloroplast formation in maize leaves.BMC Plant Biol..2020,20(1):17.

1.Zhen Y, Huang J, Chen X,Zhuang C,Hu Y. Detection of Weak Expression of SOLO DANCERS in the Male Germline Using CYCLIN-DEPENDENT KINASE A1 Coding Sequence. J. Plant Growth Regul..2020,doi:10.1007/s00344-019-10061-8

Invention patents in 2020

        3. An anther-specific expression promoter PV4 and its application (inventors: Zhu Qinlong, Liu Yaoguang, Tan Jiantao), patent number: ZL201710369461.X, authorization announcement date 2020.4.17

         2.Huang J, Liu W, Liao S, He J, Zhang Q, Cai X and Lin R. A Skin UV-damaged Cell Model and Its Constructing Method and Application. Australian Innovation Patent. Patent number: 2020100038.

         1. A method for regulating the height of rice plants. ZL201510840714.8 (Inventors: Chen Yuanling, Li Riqing, Xu Yiwei, Chen Shuifu, Xia Jixing, Liu Yaoguang, Chen Letian, Mao Runyuan, Liu Peng), patent number: ZL201510840714.8, authorization announcement date 2020.2.4