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Saturday, February 24, 2018


Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Stage specific metabolization of triacylglycerides during seed germination of Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.)(Plukenetia volubilis L.). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (in press).

 Wang Xiaojuan 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. (in press).

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.

Zhengwei Jin, Umashankar Chandrasekaran and Aizhong Liu*. 2014. Genome wide analysis of the Dof transcription factors in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Genes & Genomics. (in press)
Xu Wei, Dai Mengyuan, Li fei, Aizhong Liu*2014. Genomic imprinting, methylation and parent-of-origin effects in reciprocal hybrid endosperm of castor bean. Nucleic Acids Research. xx-xx. DOI:10.1093/nar/gku375 (in press).
Wei Xu, Li Fei, Lizheng Ling, Aizhong Liu1*. 2013. Genome-wide survey and expression profiles of the AP2/ERF family in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). BMC genomics. 14:785.
Umashankar Chandrasekaran, Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Seed filling and fatty acid changes in developing seeds of castor bean (Ricinus communisL.). Australian Jouranl of Crop Sciences. 7: 1761-1765.
Zhengwei Jin, Wei Xu and Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Genomic surveys and expression analysis of bZIP gene family in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Planta. 238: xx-xx. DOI:10.1007/s00425-013-1979-9 (in press).
Umashankar Chandrasekaran, Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Endogenous abscisic acid signaling towards storage reserve filling in developing seed tissues of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). Plant Growth RegulationDOI: 10.1007/s10725-013-9846-z .

Wei Xu, Qinghua Cui, Fei Li, Aizhong Liu*. 2013. Transcriptome-wide identification and characterization of MicroRNAs from castor bean (Ricinus communis L.). PLOS ONE, 8 (7): e69995. 

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.


Ronghua Xu, Tianquan Yang, Ruling Wang, Aizhong Liu* 2013. Characterization of DGAT1 and DGAT2 from Jatropha curcas and their nonredundant functions in storage lipid biosynthesis. Functional Plant Biology (accepted)

Xiaojuan Wang, Ronghua Xu, Ruling Wang, Aizhong Liu* 2012. Transcriptome analysis of Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) seeds at two developmental stages. BMC genomics, 13: 716

Wei Xu, Weirong Bai, Guangjun Wen, Huyin Huai*, 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

Xu Wei, Sujatha Mulpuri, Aizhong Liu* 2012. Genetic diversity in the Jatropha genus and its potential application. CAB Reviews . 7: 059

Wenzhu Fu,Weirong Bai, Huyin Huai, Aizhong Liu* 2012. Seasonal Changes in Soluble SugarContents in Different Parts of Alternanthera philoxeroides from Aquatic and Terrestrial Habitats. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology . 11: 357-360


Wei Xu, Qing Yang, Huyin Huai and Aizhong Liu* 2012. Development of EST-SSR markers and investigation of genetic relatedness in Tung tree. Tree genetics and genomes , 8: 933-940.

Tian Bo, Han-Qi Yang, Khoon-Meng Wong, Ai-Zhong Liu, Zhen-Yuan Ruan (2011) ISSR analysis shows low genetic diversity versus high genetic differentiation for giant bamboo, Dendrocalamus giganteus (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), in China populations. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution : online first, DOI 10.1007/s10722-011-9732-3.

Guowei Zheng†, Bo Tian†, Fujuan Zhang, Faqing Tao, Weiqi Li (2011) Plant adaptation to frequent alterations between high and low temperatures: remodelling of membrane lipids and maintenance of unsaturation levels. Plant, Cell & Environment , V34: first online (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02341.x) († co-first author)

Wei Xu, Qing Yang, Huyin Huai and Aizhong Liu* 2011. Microsatellite makers development in Tung trees (Vernicia montana and V. fordii, Euphorbiaceae). American Journal of Botany, 98: e226-228 (*corresponding author).

YANG Chun and Aizhong Liu* 2011. Development of EST-SSR markers from Jatropha curcas (Jatropha curcas and their application in genetic diversity analysis among germplasms. Plant Diversity and Resources, 33: 529-534 (*corresponding author). in Chinese

Ronghua Xu, Ruling Wang and Aizhong Liu* 2011. Expression Profiles of Genes Involved in Fatty Acid and Triacylglycerol Synthesis in Developing Seeds of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.). Biomass and Bioenergy 35: 1683-1692 (*corresponding author).

Nanzhang, Ronghua Xu, Xiaozhu Liu and Aizhong Liu*. 2011. Cloning and Sequence Analysis of sn-Glycerol-3-phosphate Acyltransferase Gene (JcGPAT) from Jatropha curcas L. Plant Physiology Journal. 47: (2) 181-188 (*corresponding author).


Qiu, lijun, Chun Yang, Bo Tan, Junbo Yang and Aizhong Liu*. 2010. Exploiting EST databases for the development and characterization of EST-SSR markers in castor (Ricinus communis L.). BMC Plant Biology 10: 278  (*corresponding author).>

Huai, Huyin, Qinqin Dong and Aizhong Liu*. 2010. Ethnomedicinal Analysis of Toxic Plants from Five Ethnic Groups in China. Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 8: 169-179. (*corresponding author)

Liu, Aizhong*, W. John Kress, and Li De-Zhu. 2010. Phylogenetic analyses for the banana family (Musaceae) based on nuclear Ribosomal (ITS) and Chloroplast (trnL-F) evidence. Taxon 59 (1): 132-140. (*corresponding author)

Sheng-Xi Liao, Xian-Jie Mi, Aizhong Liu, Kun Li, Zhen-Yin Yang, and Bo Tian. 2010. Isolation and Characterization of Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers in Calocedrus macrolepis Kurz (Cupressaceae). Hortscience 45 (1): 169-171.

Bin Wen, Ruling Wang, Hongyan Cheng, Songquan Song. 2010. Cytological and physiological changes in orthodox maize embryos during cryopreservation.Protoplasma  239: 57-67 (DOI 10.1007/s00709-009-0083-2)

Bin Wen, Chuantao Cai, Ruling Wang, Yunhong Tan, Qinying Lan. 2010. Critical moisture content windows differ for the cryopreservation of pomelo (Citrus grandis) seeds and embryonic axes. CryoLetters 31: 29-39

Bin Wen, Ruling Wang. 2010. Pretreatment incubation for culture and cryopreservation of Sabal embryos.  PCTOC: Journal of Plant Biotechnology. 102: 237-243

2009 before

Liu, Aizhong, Nicklas Samils, Brian Higgins, Jan Stenlid, Bernard Slippers, C. Joseph Narin, and Sarah F. Covert. 2009. Development of nine microsatellite markers for Phlebiopsis gigantea. Conservation Genetics. 10: 1529-1532.

Bin Wen, Ruling Wang, Songquan Song. 2009. Cytological and physiological changes related to cryotolerance in orthodox maize embryos during seed development.Protoplasma 236: 29-37  (DOI 10.1007/s00709-009-0044-9).

Liu, Aizhong and John M Burke. 2006. Patterns of nucleotide diversity in wild and cultivated sunflower. Genetics 173: 321-330.

Wills, David M., Hester, L. Melissa, Aizhong Liu and John M. Burke. 2005. Chloroplast SSR polymorphisms in the Compositae and the mode of organellar inheritance in Helianthus annuus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 110: 941-947.

Kress, W. John,Aizhong Liu, Mark Newman, and Jing-Jun Li. 2005. The molecular phylogeny of Alpinia (Zingiberaceae): A complex and polyphyletic genus of gingers. American Journal of Botany. 92: 167-178.

Bo Tian, Y.Y. Cheng, D.Z. Li, Y.X. Yan. 2006. Cloning and characterization of a bamboo LEAFY HULL STERILE1 homologous gene. DNA sequence. 17(2):143-151

Bo Tian, Y.Y. Cheng, Y.X. Yan, D.Z. Li. 2005. Isolation and ectopic expression of a bamboo (Dendrocalamus latiflorus) MADS-box gene. Chinese Science Bulletin. 50(3): 217-224

Funakoshi Hidenobu, W. John Kress, Jana Skornickova, Aizhong Liu and Ken Inoue. 2005. Return from the Lost: Rediscovery of the presumed extinct Leptosolena (Zingiberace) in the Philippines and its phylogenetic placement in Gingers. Acta Phytotaxonomy and Geobotany. 56(1): 41-53.

Liu, Aizhong, W. John Kress, and Long Chun-Lin. 2003. Customary use and conservational attention to Musella lasiocarpa (Musaceae), an endemic plant to China. Economic Botany. 57: 279-281.

Yang, Shi-Xiong, Liu Aizhong, Peng-Hua, and Wu Zheng-yi. 2003. Stomatal apparatus of Pyrenaria (Theaceae) and its systematic significance. Guiaia. 23 (3): 250-252.

Liu, Aizhong, W. John Kress, Wang Hong, and Li De-Zhu. 2002. Insect pollination of Musella lasiocarpa (Musaceae), a monotypic genus endemic to Yunnan. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 235: 135-146.

Liu, Aizhong, Li De-Zhu, Wang Hong, and W. John Kress. 2002. Ornithopilous and chiropterophilous pollination in Musa itinerans (Musaceae), a pioneer Species in Tropical Rain Forests in Yunnan, SW China. Biotropica: 34: 254-260.

Liu, Aizhong, Li De-Zhu, and Li Xi-Wen. 2002. Taxonomic notes for wild bananas (Musa) from China. Botanical Studies. 43: 77-81.

Liu, Aizhong, Li De-Zhu, Wang Hong. 2001. Pollination Ecology of a Pioneer Species: Musa itinerans (Musaceae) in Xishuangbanna, S Yunnan, China. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 43: 319-322.

Liu, Aizhong, Pei Sheng-Ji, and Chen San-Yang. 1999. Plant Worship of the Yi People in Chuxiong of Yunnan, China. Ethnobotany 11 (1) 1-8.

Liu, Aizhong. 2003. Musacecae. In: W. John Kress et al. (eds), Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs, and Climbers of Myanmar. Washington DC: Smithsonian Press. P. 63-65.

Liu, Aizhong and W. John Kress. 2005. A plant diversity center in southwest China and northeast Myanmar, the Gaoligong Mountains. In: Plant Conservation: A Natural History Approach, Gary A. Krupnick and W. John Kress (eds), The University of Chicago Press. Pp. 86-92.

刘爱忠,龙春林. 1999. 民族植物学进展. 植物科学进展. 2: 213-219.

刘爱忠, 裴盛基, 陈三阳. 2000. 云南楚雄彝族“神树林”与生物多样性保护. 应用生态学报. 11 (4): 489-492.

刘爱忠, 裴盛基, 陈三阳. 2000. 云南楚雄彝族植物崇拜的调查与研究. 生物多样性. 8(1): 130-136.

刘爱忠, 李德铢. 2001. 树头芭蕉的名实辨证. 云南植物研究. 43: 77-81.

刘爱忠. 1997. 第五章: 生态学. 裴盛基, 贺善安 (主编): 民族植物学手册. 昆明. 云南科学与技术出版社. Pp 149-191.

刘爱忠, 裴盛基, 陈三阳. 1999. 云南楚雄彝族的植物文化与生物多样性保护. 面向中国21世纪的生物多样性保护. 许智宏(主编). 中国林业出版社. 北京. Pp. 38-45.

刘爱忠, 裴盛基, 陈三阳. 2000. 云南楚雄彝族“神树林”的调查与研究. 许建初 (主编), 民族植物学与植物资源的可持续利用. 昆明. 云南科学与技术出版社. Pp 271-280.