Recently published articles


  1. G.Vincent*, K.K.Shang*, G.Zhang*, F.Chazarenc & J.Brisson. Plant growth and nutrient uptake in treatment wetlands for water with low pollutant concentration. Water Science&Technology. 2018. (in press)

  3. Deng, M.*, Jiang, X.-L., Hipp, A.L., Manos, P.S. Hahn, M. Phylogeny and biogeography of East Asian evergreen oaks (Quercus section Cyclobalanopsis; Fagaceae): Insights into the Cenozoic history of evergreen broad-leaved forests in subtropical Asia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 2018.119, 170-181.

  5. Jiang, X.L., An, M., Zheng, S.S., Deng, M.*. Geographical isolation and environmental heterogeneity contribute to the spatial genetic patterns of Quercus kerrii (Fagaceae). Heredity. 2018.

  7. S.Kou*, G.Vincent, E.Gonzalez, F.E.Pitre, M.labrecque & N.J.B.BreRETON. The response of a 16S ribosomal RNA fragment amplified community to lead, zinc and copper pollution in a Shanghai field. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2018. (in press)

  9. Zeng X H, Song Y G, Zhang W J, et al. Spatio-temporal variation of soil respiration and its driving factors in semi-arid regions of North China. Chinese Geographical Science. 2018.doi: 10.1007/s11769-017-0899-1.

  11. Qing ZhaoMeng-Ying Cui, Olesya Levsh, Dongfeng Yang, Jie Liu, Jie Li, Lionel Hill, Lei Yang, Yonghong Hu, Jing-Ke Weng, Xiao-Ya Chen and Cathie Martin. Two CYP82D Enzymes Function as Flavone Hydroxylases in the Biosynthesis of Root-Specific 4'-Deoxyflavones in Scutellaria baicalensisMolecular Plant. 2018. 11:135–148.

  13. Xin Fang, Chen-Yi Li, Yue Yang, Meng-Ying Cui, Xiao-Ya Chen and Lei Yang*. Identification of a novel (-)-5-epieremophilene synthase from Salvia miltiorrhiza via transcriptome mining. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2017. 8:627.

  15. Ying-Bo Mao, Yao-Qian Liu, Dian-Yang Chen, Fang-Yan Chen, Xin Fang, Gao-Jie Hong, Ling-Jian Wang, Jia-Wei Wang, Xiao-Ya Chen*. Jasmonate response decay and defense metabolite accumulation contributes to age-regulated dynamics of plant insect resistance. Nature Communications. 2017. 8:13925.

  17. Lu-Men Chao, Yao-Qian Liu, Dian-Yang Chen, Xue-Yi Xue, Ying-Bo Mao, Xiao-Ya Chen*. Arabidopsis Transcription Factors SPL1 and SPL12 Confer Plant Thermotolerance at Reproductive Stage. Molecular Plant. 2017. 10:735-748.

  19. Xin Fang, Jian-Xu Li, Jin-quan Huang, You-Li Xiao, Peng Zhang and Xiao-Ya Chen*. Systematic identification of functional residues of Artemisia annua amorpha-4,11-diene synthase. Biochemical Journal. 2017. 474:2191-2202.

  21. Lingli Deng, Shuai Liao, David E Boufford, & Jinshuang Ma, Names of Chinese Plant Taxonomists – Order Out of Chaos. Taxon. 2017. 66(3):781-784.

  23. Yunjuan Zuo, Jun Wen, Shiliang Zhou, Intercontinental and intracontinental biogeography of the eastern Asian - eastern North American disjunct Panax (the ginseng genus, Araliaceae), emphasizing its diversification processes in eastern Asia. Molecular Phylogenet Evolution. 2017. 117: 60-74

  25. Xinxin Zhu, Shuai Liao, Zengpeng Sun, Aiguo Zhen & Jinshuang Ma*, The taxonomic revision of Asian Aristolochia (Aristolochiaceae) II: Identities of Aristolochia austroyunnanensis and A. dabieshanensis, and A. hyperxantha—a new species from Zhejiang, China. Phytotaxa. 2017. 313(1): 61-76..

  27. Ce Shang*, Shuai Liao*, Yongjie Guo & Zhixiang Zhang, Dianyuea gen. nov. (Salicaceae: Scyphostegioideae) from southwestern China. Novon. 2017.35(4): 499-505.

  29. Xinxin Zhu, Shuai Liao, Zhengxu Ma, Bo Xu, Zhanghua Wang, Yuan Wang & Jinshuang Ma, The taxonomic revision of Asian Aristolochia (Aristolochiaceae) III: Two new taxa of Aristolochia (Aristolochiaceae) and morphological revision for the flower character of A. obliqua from Yunnan, China. Phytotaxa. 2017. 332(3): 269-279.

  31. Yu Yang, Wei Wang, Zhaoqing Chu, JiangKang Zhu, and Huiming Zhang*. Roles of Nuclear Pores and Nucleo-cytoplasmic Trafficking in Plant Stress Responses. Front in Plant Science. 2017. 8: 574.

  33. Guochen Qin, Jun Ma, Xiaomei Chen, Zhaoqing Chu* & Yi min She*. Methylated-antibody affinity purification to improve proteomic identification of plant RNA polymerase Pol V complex and the interacting proteins. Scientific Reports. 2017. 7, 42943.

  35. Feng Wen*, Xiaozhu Wu, Tongjian Li, Mingliang Jia, Xinshen Liu, Peng Li, Xiaojian Zhou, Xinxin Ji, Xiaomin Yue. Genome-wide survey of heat shock factors and heat shock protein 70s and their regulatory network under abiotic stresses in Brachypodium distachyon. PLoS ONE. 2017. 12(7): e0180352.

  37. An, M., Deng, M.*, Zheng, S.-S., Jiang, X.-L., Song, Y.-G. Introgression threatens the genetic diversity of Quercus austrocochinchinensis (Fagaceae), an endangered oak: a case inferred by molecular markers. Frontiers In Plant Science.2017. 8. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00229.

  39. Deng, M., Jiang, X.-L., Song, Y.-G., Coombes, A., Yang, X.-R., Xiong, Y.-S. et al. Leaf epidermal features of Quercus Group Ilex (Fagaceae) and their application to species identification. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 2017. 237: 10-36.

  41. Li, Q.S., Deng, M*., Coombes, A. Evaluation of spent mushroom compost as a container medium for production of seedlings of two oak species. Nature Environment & Pollution Technology. 2017.16(2): 529-534. 

  43. Meng, H.H., Su, T., Gao, X.Y., Li, J., Jiang, X.L. et al. Warm-cold colonization: response of oaks to uplift of the Himalaya-Hengduan Mountains. Molecular Ecology. 2017.26: 3279-3294.

  45. Su, Z.H., Richardson, B., Li, Z., Xiang, X.-L., Li, W.J. & Kang, X.S. Genetic diversity and structure of an endangered sesert shrub and the implications for conservation. AOB Plants. 2017.9: plx016.

  47. Zheng Zhiqiang, Han Jigang, Mao Yingyi, Tang Xue, Guan Yan*, Hu Yonghong*. Health Benefits of Dietary Tree Peony Seed Oil in a High Fat Diet Hamster Model. Functional Foods in Health and Disease. 2017. 7(2). 135-148

  49. Mao Yingyi, Han Jigang, Tian Fang, Tang Xue, Hu Yonghong*, Guan Yan*. Chemical Composition Analysis, Sensory, and Feasibility Study of Tree Peony Seed. Journal of Food Science. 2017. 82(2). 553-561.

  51. Hu Yonghong*, Vincent Gilles, Chen Xiaoya. How Can Botanical Gardens Support Sustainable Urban Development? A Case Study of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2017. 102(2). 303-308.

  53. Li Gengyun, Deng Ying, Geng Yupeng, Zhou Chengchuan, Wang Yuguo, Zhang Wenju, Song Zhiping, Gao Lexuan*, Yang Ji*. Differentially expressed microRNAs and target genes associated with plastic internode elongation in Alternanthera philoxeroide in contrasting hydrological habitats. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2017.

  55. Huang W C, Jiang K, Hu C, et al. A new set of microsatellite primers for Coelogyne fimbriata (Orchidaceae) and cross-amplification in C. ovalis. Applications in plant sciences. 2017, 5(5): 1700025.

  57. Jiang K, Tsang P K E, Xu N N, et al. High genetic diversity and strong differentiation in dramatically fluctuating populations of Zostera japonica (Zosteraceae): implication for conservation. Journal of Plant Ecology. 2017.

  59. Kalyani Kallam, Ingo Appelhagen, Jie Luo, Nick Albert, Huaibi Zhang, Simon Deroles, Lionel Hill, Kim Findlay, Øyvind M. Andersen, Kevin Davies, and Cathie Martin. Aromatic Decoration Determines the Formation of Anthocyanic Vacuolar Inclusions. Current Biology. 2017. 27(7):945. 

  61. Zhao B, Fu N F, Xiang Y C, Tian D K*.  Screening of high-quality substrate for soilless culture of Begonia cucullata Willd. Agricultural Science & Technology. 2017.18(7):1295-1300.

  63. Tian, L., Hu, Y.H. and Chen, X.-Y. Advancing human health through exploration of plant metabolism and reaping the benefits of edible medicinal plants. Molecular Plant .2017.10, 533-536.

  65. Wu, S. and Tian, L. Diverse phytochemicals and bioactivities in the ancient fruit and modern functional food pomegranate (Punica granatum). Molecules. 2017.22:1606.

  67. Hui Shen, Dongmei Jin, Jiang-Ping Shu, Xi-Le Zhou, Ming Lei, Ran Wei, Hui Shang, Hong-Jin Wei, Rui Zhang, Li Liu ,Yu-Feng Gu, Xian-Chun Zhang, Yue-Hong Yan*. Large scale phylogenomic analysis resolves a backbone phylogeny in ferns. GigaScience. 2017. gix116, https://

  69. Jiang-Ping Shu, Hui Shang, Dongmei Jin, Hong-jin Wei, Xi-Lei Zhou, Hong-Mei Liu, Yu-Feng Gu, Ying Wang, Fa-Guo Wang, Hui Shen, Rui Zhang, Bayu Adjie, Yue-Hong Yan*. Re-establishment of species from synonymies based on DNA barcoding and phylogenetic analysis using Diplopterygium simulans (Gleicheniaceae) as an example. PLoS ONE.2017.12(3):e0164604.

  71. Zi-Yue Liu, Hong-Jin Wei, Hui Shang, Ran Wei, Ying Wang, Bao-Dong Liu, Yue-Hong Yan*. Diplazium yinchanianum (Athyriaceae): A new fern from the border between China and Vietnam.Phytotaxa. 2017 .(in press)

  73. Ran Wei, Yue-Hong Yan, AJ Harris, Jong-Soo Kang, Hui Shen, Qiao-Ping Xiang, and Xian-Chun Zhang. Plastid phylogenomics resolve deep relationships among eupolypod II ferns with rapid radiation and rate heterogeneity. Genomics Biology and Evolution. 2017.https://

  75. Shuang-Shuang Zhang , Hongxing Yang , Lan Ding, Ze-Ting Song, Hong Ma, Fang Chang *, and Jian-Xiang Liu *. Tissue-specific transcriptomics reveals important role of the unfolded protein response in maintaining fertility upon heat stress in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2017. 29(5): 1007–1023

  77. Karina Kruth, Mimi Fang, Dawne N. Shelton, Ossama Abu-Halawa, Ryan Mahling, Hongxing Yang, Jonathan S. Weissman, Mignon L. Loh, Markus Müschen, Sarah, K. Tasian, Michael C. Bassik, Martin Kampmann and Miles A. Pufall. Suppression of B-cell development genes is key to glucocorticoid efficacy in treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2017. 129(22): 3000-3008

  79. Yi Tao , Guang Yang , Hongxing Yang , Dongliang Song, Liangning Hu, Bingqian Xie, Houcai Wang, Lu Gao, Minjie Gao, Hongwei Xu, Zhijian Xu, Xiaosong Wu, , Yiwen Zhang, Weiliang Zhu, Fenghuang Zhan, Jumei Shi. TRIP13 impairs mitotic checkpoint surveillance and is associated with poor prognosis in multiple myeloma. Oncotarget. 2017. 8(16): 26718–26731.

  81. Jiani Yin, Wu Chen, Hongxing Yang, Mingshan Xue, and Christian Schaaf, Chrna7 deficient mice manifest no consistent neuropsychiatric and behavioral phenotypes. Scientific Reports. 2017.7:39941.

  83. Qin Zhou, Chao Li, Kohei Mishina, Jiecai Zhao, Jiwei Zhang1, Ruijun Duan, Xiaoying Ma, Aidong Wang, Qianxiang Meng, Takao Komatsuda, Guoxiong Chen. Characterization and genetic mapping of the β-diketone deficient eceriferum-b barley mutant. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2017. 130(6): 1169-1178.

  85. Chao Li, Guoxiong Chen, Kohei Mishina, Naoki Yamaji, Jian Feng Ma, Fumiko Yukuhiro, Akemi Tagiri, Cheng Liu, Mohammad Pourkheirandish, Nadia Anwar, Masaru Ohta, Pengshan Zhao, Udda Lundqvist, Xinrong Li, Takao Komatsuda. A GDSL-motif esterase/acyltransferase/lipase is responsible for leaf water retention in barley. Plant Direct. 2017. 1(5): e00025.

Recently published research monographs

  1. Ma Jinshuang(Editors in Chief). 2017.A Checklist of Woody Plants from East Asia. Zhengzhou: Henan Science and Technology Press.

  2. Wang Yuan, Ma Jinshuang (Editor in Chief). 2017. An Illustrated Handbook on Woody Plants in Shanghai. Zhengzhou: Henan Science and Technology Press.

  3. Ma Jinshuang (Editor in Chief), Yan Xiaoling, Li Huiru, Liu Quanru, Wang Ruijiang (Subeditor). 2017. A List of Invasive Plants in China (Revised Edition). Beijing: Higher Education Press.

  4. Yan Yuehong, Zhou Xile, Wei Hongjin (Editor in Chief). 2017. Ferns in Hainan. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House.

  5. Liu Su, 2017. 10,000 Years of Competition: A New Brief History of Science and Technology Culture in the World. Beijing: China Science Press.

  6. [UK] Leon Gray, translated by Liu Su. 2017. Ultimate Vision: Flowering Plants. Tianjin: Tianjin People's Art Publishing House.

  7. [UK] Tim Harris, translated by Liu Su. 2017. Ultimate Vision: Earth Story. Tianjin: Tianjin People’s Art Publishing House.

  8. [France] Saint-Hilaire, translated by Liu Su. 2017. Colorful Fruits & Fragrant Flowers: Hand-Painted Fruits and Flowers by Saint-Hilaire. Beijing: Peking University Press .

  9. [USA] Amy Stewart, translated by Liu Su. 2017. The Drunken Botanist. Beijing: The Commercial Press.

  10. Liu Su, Shou Haiyang. 2017. Discover Plants: Beautiful Plants. Shanghai: Juvenile and Children's Publishing House.

  11. Liu Su, Shou Haiyang. 2017. Discover Plants: Roadside Plants. Shanghai: Juvenile and Children's Publishing House.

Recent invention patents

Inventor Cathie Martin, Zhao Qing, Cui Mengying, Liu Jie
Invention Name A Gene Sequence Associated with Scutellaria Flavonoids and the Applicatoin
Category Invention patent
Patent Number 201710444685.2
Patentee Cathie Martin
Date of application 2017.6.13

Inventor Yuan Junhui, Hu Yonghong, Zhang Linjuan
Invention Name A Method to Obtain a Single Peony Chromosome
Category Invention patent
Patent Number 20140648397.5
Patentee Chenshan Botanical Garden
Patent License Number 2017081800101290
Date of application 20141114
Date of Authorization 20170823
Issuance authority State Intellectual Property

Inventor Xing Qiang, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Modular Vertical Greening Device CN 201720136004.1
Category Utility model patent
Date of application 20170215
Date of Authorization 20170803

Inventor Xing Qiang, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Solar-Powered Elevated Road Rainwater Recycling System CN 201720577728X
Category Utility model patent
Date of application 20170523

Inventor Xing Qiang, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Planting Box for Vertical Green Walls CN 201720135410.6
Category Utility model patent
Date of application 20170215
Date of Authorization 20170817

Inventor Xu Ming, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong, Xing Qiang
Invention Name A Tree Support Device Controlled by Wind CN 201720179390.2
Category Utility model patent
Date of application 20170227

Inventor Xing Qiang, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Modular Vertical Greening Device CN 201710081166.4
Category Invention
Date of application 20170215

Inventor Xing Qiang, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Planting Box for Vertical Green Walls CN 201710080943.3
Category Invention
Date of application 20170215

Inventor Xu Ming, Qin Jun, Hu Yonghong, Xing Qiang
Invention Name A Tree Support Device Controlled by Wind CN 201710108997.6
Category Invention
Date of application 20170227

Inventor Qin Jun, Xing Qiang, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Solar-Powered Elevated Road Rainwater Recycling System CN 201710370970.4
Category Invention
Date of application 20170523

Inventor Qin Jun, Xing Qiang, Hu Yonghong
Invention Name A Solar-Powered Elevated Road Rainwater Recycling System PCT/CN2017/091434
Category PCT
Date of application 20170703