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source:     author:     2016-11-17


1.       Wei Xu, Tianquan Yang, Bin Wang, Bing Han, Huangkai Zhou, Yue Wang, Dezhu Li and Aizhong Liu*. 2018. Differential expression networks and inheritance patterns of long non-coding RNAs in castor bean seeds. The Plant Journal. 95(2):324-340. (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/tpj.13953)

2.       Nkatha G. Muriira, Alice Muchugi, Anmin Yu, Jianchu Xu* and Aizhong Liu*. 2018. Genetic Diversity Analysis Reveals Genetic Differentiation and Strong Population Structure in Calotropis Plants. Scientific Reports. 8(1):7832. (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-26275-x)

3.       Haque ME, Bing han, Bing Wang, Yue Wang and Aizhong Liu*. 2018. Development of an efficient chromatin immunoprecipitation method to investigate protein-DNA interaction in oleaginous castor bean seeds. Plos One. 13(5):e0197126. (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0197126)

4.       Yue Wang#, Wei Xu#, Zexi Chen, Bin Han, Haque ME and Aizhong Liu*. 2018. Gene structure, expression pattern and interaction of Nuclear Factor-Y family in castor bean (Ricinus communis). Planta. 247(3):559-572. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00425-017-2809-2)

5.       Bin Wang, Yang Zhang, Haque ME, Wei Xu, Fei Li and Aizhong Liu*. 2018.  Transcriptomic analyses reveal complex and interconnected sucrose signaling cascades in developing seeds of castor bean. Journal of Plant Physiology. 221:1-10. (https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0176-1617(17)30288-2)



1.       Shan He, Wei Xu, Fei Li, Yue Wang and Aizhong Liu*. 2017. Intraspecific DNA methylation polymorphism in the non-edible oilseed plant castor bean. Plant Diversity. 39(5): 300-307. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468265917300483)



1.       Tianquan Yang, Ronghua Xu, Jianghua Chen and Aizhong Liu*. 2016. Ketoacyl-acyl Carrier Protein Synthase I (KASI) Plays Crucial Roles in the Plant Growth and Fatty Acids Synthesis in Tobacco. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 17(7): 1287. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5000684/pdf/ijms-17-01287.pdf)

2.       Wei Xu#, Zexi Chen#, Naeem Ahmed, Bing Han, Qinghua Cui*, and Aizhong Liu*. 2016. Genome-Wide Identification, Evolutionary Analysis, and Stress Responses of the GRAS Gene Family in Castor Beans. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 17(7): 1004. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4964380/pdf/ijms-17-01004.pdf)

3.       Jiancai Wang, Ronghua Xu, Haque ME and Aizhong Liu*. 2016. Overexpression of ACC gene from oleaginous yeast Lipomyces starkeyi enhanced the lipid accumulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae with increased levels of glycerol 3-phosphate substrates. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 80(6): 1214-1222. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09168451.2015.1136883)

4.       Xiaoxu Fan, Shuncang Zhang, Lingshang Lin, Lingxiao Zhao, Aizhong Liu and Cunxu Wei*. 2016. Properties of new starches from tubers of Arisaema elephas, yunnanense and erubescens. Food Hydrocolloids. 61: 183-190. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0268005X16302120)

5.       Wei Xu#, Tianquan Yang#, Xue Dong, De-zhu Li, and Aizhong Liu*. 2016. Genomic DNA methylation analyses reveal the distinct profiles in castor bean seeds with persistent endosperms. Plant Physiology. 171(2): 1242-1258. (http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/171/2/1242.long)

6.       Yang Zhang, Sujatha Mulpuri and Aizhong Liu*. 2016. Photosynthetic responses of seed coat under high light exposure increases lipid accumulation in non-green seeds of castor (Ricimus communis L.). Photosynthesis research. 128(2): 125-140. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11120-015-0206-x)



1.       Lai-Sheng Meng*, Zhi-Bo Wang, Shun-Qiao Yao and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. The ARF2-ANT-COR15A gene cascade regulates ABA-signaling-mediated resistance of large seeds to drought in Arabidopsis. Journal of Cell Science. 128, 3922-3932. (http://jcs.biologists.org/content/128/21/3922.long)

2.       Nkatha Muriira, Wei Xu, Alice Muchugi, Jianchu Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. De novo sequencing and assembly analysis of transcriptome in the Sodom Apple (Calotropis gigantea). BMC Genomics. 16: 723. (https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12864-015-1908-3)   

3.       Lai-Sheng Meng* and Shun-Qiao Yao. 2015. The Arabidopsis ANGUSTIFOLIA3 (AN3) Transcription Co-activator Regulates Water Use Efficiency and Drought Tolerance by Modulating Stomatal Density and Improved Root Architecture via Transrepression of YODA (YDA). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13(7): 893-902. (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/pbi.12324)

4.       Lai-Sheng Meng*, Yi-Bo Wang, Shun-Qiao Yao and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. Arabidopsis AINTEGUMENTA (ANT) Mediates Salt Tolerance by Trans-repressing SCABP8. Journal of Cell Science. 128(150): 2919-2927. (http://jcs.biologists.org/content/128/15/2919.long)

5.       Lai-Sheng Meng and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. Light signaling induces anthocyanin biosynthesis via AN3 mediated COP1 expression. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 10(9): e1001223. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15592324.2014.1001223)

6.       Yang Zhang, Sujatha Mulpuri and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. Exogenous glutamine increases lipid accumulation in developing seeds of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) Cultured in vitro. Archives of Biological Sciences. 67(00): 90. (http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/img/doi/0354-4664/2015/0354-46641500090Z.pdf)

7.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2015. Stage specific metabolization of triacylglycerides during seed germination of Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.).  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 95(8): 1764-1766. (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/jsfa.6855)



1.       Yinxian Shi, Huabin Hu, Youkai Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. An ethnobotanical study of the less known wild edible figs (genus Ficus) native to Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 10: 68. (https://ethnobiomed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1746-4269-10-68)

2.       Ruling Wang, Jiancai Wang, Ronghua Xu, Zhen Fang and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Oil production by the oleaginous yeast Lipomyces starkeyi using diverse carbon sources. BioResources. 9(4): 7027-7040. (http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_xtbg_cas/yw/ywlw/201412/P020141224597337876161.pdf)

3.       Jiancai Wang, Ronghua Xu* and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. IRDL Cloning: A one-tube, zero-background, easy-to-use, directional cloning method improves throughput in recombinant DNA preparation. PLoS One. 9(9): e107907. (http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0107907)

4.       Xiaojuan Wang and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Expression of genes controlling unsaturated fatty acids biosynthesis and oil deposition in developing seeds of Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.). Lipids. 49: 1019–1031. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11745-014-3938-z)

5.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran, Wei Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Transcriptome profiling identifies ABA mediated regulatory changes towards storage filling in developing seeds of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Cell & Bioscience. 4: 33.


6.       Zhengwei Jin, Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Genome wide analysis of the Dof transcription factors in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Genes & Genomics. 36: 527–537.(http://ir.kib.ac.cn/bitstream/151853/18304/2/Jin-2014-Genome-wide%20analysis.pdf)

7.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Differential expression patterns of lipid genes in developing seeds (Ricinus communis L.).  Bangladesh Journal of Botany. 43(1): 37-43. (https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJB/article/view/19743)

8.       Wei Xu, Mengyuan Dai, Fei Li and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Genomic imprinting, methylation and parent-of-origin effects in reciprocal hybrid endosperm of castor bean. Nucleic Acids Research. 42(11): 6987-6998. (http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/content/42/11/6987.long)



1.       Wei Xu, Li Fei, Lizhen Ling and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Genome-wide survey and expression profiles of the AP2/ERF family in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). BMC genomics. 14: 785. (https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2164-14-785)

2.       Zhengwei Jin, Wei Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Genomic surveys and expression analysis of bZIP gene family in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Planta. 239(2): 299-312. (https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00425-013-1979-9)

3.       Ronghua Xu, Tianquan Yang, Ruling Wang and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Characterization of DGAT1 and DGAT2 from Jatropha curcas and their nonredundant functions in storage lipid biosynthesis. Functional Plant Biology. 41(3): 321-329. (http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_xtbg_cas/yw/ywlw/201412/P020141224597464559510.pdf)

4.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Seed filling and fatty acid changes in developing seeds of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Australian Jouranl of Crop Sciences. 7 (11) :1761-176. (http://www.cropj.com/umashankar_7_11_2013_1761_1765.pdf)

5.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Endogenous abscisic acid signaling towards storage reserve filling in developing seed tissues of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Plant Growth Regulation. 72(2): 203-207. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10725-013-9846-z)

6.       Wei Xu, Qinghua Cui, Fei Li and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Transcriptome-wide identification and characterization of MicroRNAs from castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). PLoS ONE, 8(7): e69995. (http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0069995)

7.       Umashankar Chandrasekaran, Xiaojuan Wang and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Characterization, Expression profiling and Heterologous function analysis of Two Oleosin Genes PvOle1 and PvOle2 from Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.). International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 15(3): 435-442.

8.       Wei Xu, Weirong Bai, Guangjun Wen, Huyin Huai* and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Influences of Harvesting on Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Anemone altaica (Ranunculaceae), a Traditional Chinese Medicinal Herb. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 47: 121-125. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197812002220)

9.       Ronghua Xu, Lijun Qiu, Tianquan Yang, Ruling Wang, Bo Tian and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Cloning and functioning of phospholipids: diacylglycerol acyltransferase (JcPDAT1) cDNA from Jatropha curcas. Chinese Journal of Oil Crop Sciences. 35: 123-130.  

10.    Tianquan Yang, Ronghua Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Cloning and Characterization of Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase Gene (NtDGAT2) from Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.). Plant Physiology Journal. 49(1): 81-88.  

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