Research Articles


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Xiaowei Yang, Huipeng Pan, Ling Yuan, and Xuguo Zhou (2018) Reference gene selection for RT-qPCR analysis in Harmonia axyridis, a global invasive lady beetle. Scientific Reports. (in press). 

Yongliang. L, Yanli. S, Shaohua. Z, Patra. B, Yuan,L and Wang, Y. (2018) Isolation and characterization of a salt stress-responsive betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase in Lycium ruthenicum Murr. Physiol Plant.(in press) Abstract  

Patra B, Pattanaik. S, Schluttenhofer. C, and Yuan. L. (2017) A network of jasmonate-responsive bHLH factors modulate monoterpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. New Phytologist(in press) Abstract 

Schluttenhofer CM and Yuan L 2017 Challenges Towards Revitalizing Hemp - a Multifaceted Crop. Trends in Plant Science  Abstract   

Grotewold E., Yuan L. and Feller A 2017 The BIF Domain in Plant bHLH Proteins is an ACT-Like Domain. Plant Cell  Abstract 

M. Shen, Sanjay K. Singh, Jayadri S. Ghosh, Barunava Patra, Priyanka Paul, Ling Yuan, and Sitakanta Pattanaik 2017 The miRNAome of Catharanthus roseus: identification, expression analysis, and potential roles of microRNAs in regulation of terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis. Scientific Reports; 7: 43027  Abstract 

Priyanka Paul, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Barunava Patra, Xueyi Sui, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan 2017 A differentially regulated AP2/ERF transcription factor gene cluster acts downstream of a MAP kinase cascade to modulate terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. New Phytologist.213, 1107–1123  Abstract 

Wenjun Huang, A. B. M. Khaldun, Jianjun Chen, Chanjuan Zhang, Haiyan Lv, Ling Yuan and Ying Wang 2016 A R2R3-MYB Transcription Factor Regulates the Flavonol Biosynthetic Pathway in a Traditional Chinese Medicinal Plant, Epimedium sagittatum. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:1089.  Abstract 

Zhiyong Xu, Kai Cheng, Xin Li, Jun Yang, Shilei Xu, Xiangling Cao, Xiaohe Hu, Wei Xie, Ling Yuan, Mike Ambrose, Genyun Chen, Hualing Mi, Da Luo. 2016 Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Modulation of SQU and KEW Activities in the Control of Dorsal–Ventral Asymmetric Flower Development in Lotus japonicus. Molecular Plant. 9(5):722-736.  Abstract 

Jingxue Wang, Jing Nie, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan 2016 Efficient Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Artemisia annua L. using young inflorescence. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant. 52 (2): 204–211  Abstract 

Hongxia Wang, JunYang, Min Zhang, Weijuan Fan, Nurit Firo, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan, and Peng Zhang 2015 Altered Phenylpropanoid Metabolism in the Maize Lc-Expressed Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Affects Storage Root Development. Scientific Reports. 6:18645  Abstract 

Singh SK, Wu Y, Ghosh JS, Pattanaik S, Fisher C, Wang Y, Lawson D, Yuan L 2015 RNA-sequencing Reveals Global Transcriptomic Changes in Nicotiana tabacum Responding to Topping and Treatment of Axillary-shoot Control Chemicals. Scientific Reports. 5:18148. Abstract 

Chen J, Xu Y, Wei G, Liao S, Zhang Y, Huang W, Yuan L and Wang Y 2015 Chemotypic and genetic diversity in Epimedium sagittatum from different geographical regions of China.Phytochemistry. 116:180-7 Abstract 

Jia X, Shen J, Liu H, Li F, Ding N, Gao C, Pattanaik S, Patra B, Li R , and Yuan L. 2015 Small tandem target mimic-mediated blockage of microRNA858 induces anthocyanin accumulation in tomato. Planta.  Abstract 

Schluttenhofer CM and Yuan L 2015 Regulation of Specialized Metabolism by WRKY Transcription Factors.Plant physiology. 167(2):295-306. Abstract 

Yuan L and Grotewold E 2015 Metabolic engineering to enhance the value of plants as green factories.Metabolic Engineering.27:83-91. Abstract 

Schluttenhofer CM, Pattanaik S, Patra B, and Yuan L 2014 Analyses of Catharanthus roseus and Arabidopsis thaliana WRKY transcription factors reveal involvement in jasmonate signaling.BMC Genomics 15:502. Abstract 

Pattanaik S, Patra B, Singh SK and Yuan L 2014 An overview of the gene regulatory network controlling trichome development in the model plant, Arabidopsis.Frontier in Plant Cell Biology 5:259. Abstract 

Singh SK, Heng C, Braker JD, Chan VJ, Lee CC, Jordan DB, Yuan L and Wagschal K. 2014 Directed evolution of GH43 beta-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation mutagenesis.Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 41(3):489-98. Abstract 

Patra B, Schluttenhofer CM, Wu Y, Pattanaik S and Yuan L 2013 Transcriptional regulation of secondary metabolism in plants. BBA-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1829(11):1236-4. Abstract 

Yang Z , Patra B, Li R, Pattanaik S and Yuan L 2013 Promoter analysis reveals cis-regulatory motifs associated with the expression of the WRKY transcription factor CrWRKY1 in Catharanthus roseus. Planta.238 (6)1039-1049 Abstract 

Huang W, Sun W, Lv H, Luo M, Zeng S, Pattanaik S, Yuan L and Wang Y 2013 A R2R3-MYB Transcription Factor from Epimedium sagittatum Regulates the Flavonoid Biosynthetic Pathway. Plos One 8(8): e70778. Abstract 

Patra B, Pattanaik S and Yuan L 2013. Proteolytic degradation of the flavonoid regulators, TRANSPARENT TESTA8 and TRANSPARENT TESTA GLABRA1, in Arabidopsis is mediated by the ubiquitin/26Sproteasome system. Plant Signaling and Behavior.8:e25901 Abstract 

Patra B, Pattanaik S and Yuan L 2013. Ubiquitin protein ligase 3 mediates the proteasomal degradation of GLABROUS 3 and ENHANCER OF GLABROUS 3, regulators of trichome development and flavonoid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 74(3):435-47. Abstract 

Kong Q, Pattanaik S, Feller A, Werkman JR , Chai C, Wang Y, Grotewold E and Yuan L 2012 Regulatory switch enforced by basic helix-loop-helix and ACT-domain mediated dimerizations of the maize transcription factor R. Proceeding of National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 109: E2091-2097.  Abstract 

Bai Y, Pattanaik S, Patra B, Werkman JR, Xie CH and Yuan L 2011 Flavonoid-related basic helixloop- helix regulators, NtAn1a and NtAn1b, of tobacco have originated from two ancestors and are functionally active. Planta 234:363-375.  Abstract 

Jordan DB, Wagscha K, Fan ZM, Yuan L, Braker JD and Heng C 2011 Engineering lower inhibitor affinities in beta-D-xylosidase of Selenomonas ruminantium by site-directed mutagenesis of Trp145. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 38:1821-1835.  Abstract 

Suttipanta N, Pattanaik S, Kulshrestha M, Patra B, Singh SK and Yuan L 2011 The Transcription Factor CrWRKY1 Positively Regulates Terpenoid Indole Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. Plant Physiology. 157: 2081-2093.  Abstract 

Fan ZM and Yuan L 2010 Production of Multifunctional Chimeric Enzymes in Plants: a promising Approach for Degrading Plant Cell Wall from Within. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 8:308-315.  Abstract 

Fan ZM, Yuan L, Jordan DB, Wagschal K, Heng C and Braker JD 2010 Engineering Lower Inhibitor Affinities in Beta-D-xylosidase. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86(4):1099-1113. Abstract 

Pattanaik S, Kong Q, Zaitlin D, Werkman JR, Xie CH, Patra, B, and Yuan L, 2010 Isolation and functional characterization of a floral tissue-specific R2R3 MYB regulator from tobacco. Planta. 231(5):1061-1076. Abstract 

Fan ZM, Werkman JR, and Yuan L 2009 Engineering a multifunctional hemicellulase. Biotechnology Letters 31:751-757. Abstract 

Fan ZM, Yuan L and Chatterjee R 2009 Increased Hydrogen Production by Genetic Engineering of Escherichia coli. PLoS ONE 4(2): e4432.  Abstract 

Fan ZM, Wagschal K, Chen W, Montross MD, Lee CC and Yuan L 2009 Multimeric Hemicellulases Facilitate Biomass Conversion. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75: 1754-1757. Abstract 


Books and Book Chapters

Yuan L and Perry S (Editors) 2011 Plant Transcription Factors: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. Vol. 754. Abstract 

Pattanaik S, Werkman JR and Yuan L 2011 Biomolecular fluorescence complementation as a tool to study interactions of regulatory proteins in plant protoplasts. pp. 185-193. IN: L. Yuan, and S.

Perry, eds. Plant Transcription Factors: Methods and Protocols. vol. 754, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press, New York. Abstract 

Werkman JR, Pattanaik S, and Yuan L 2011 Directed evolution through DNA shuffling for the improvement and understanding of genes and promoters. Chapter 19, pp. 325-342. IN: L. Yuan and S.E.

Perry, eds. Plant Transcription Factors: Methods and Protocols, vol. 54. In Methods in Molecular Biology (J.M. Walker, series ed.), Humana Press, New York.  Abstract 

Pattanaik S, Werkman JR, Kong Q and Yuan L 2010 Site-directed mutagenesis and saturation mutagenesis for the functional study of transcription factors involved in plant secondary metabolite biosynthesis. pp. 47-57. IN: Metabolic Engineering of Plant Secondary Pathways, vol. 643 in Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer, New York. Abstract


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