Publication

Major publications in plant science

 

2016

  1. Zhang H, Tao Z, Hong H, Chen Z, Wu C, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2016) Transposon-derived small RNA is responsible for modified function of WRKY45 locus. Nature Plants 2:16016.

 

2015

  1. Hong H, Liu Y (co-first author), Zhang H, Xiao J, Li X, Wang S (2015) Small RNAs and gene network in a durable disease resistance gene-mediated defense responses in rice. PLoS One 10 (9):e0137360.
  2. Cheng H, Liu H, Deng Y, Xiao J, Li X, Wang S (2015) The WRKY45-2 WRKY13 WRKY42 transcriptional regulatory cascade is required for rice resistance to fungal pathogen. Plant Physiol. 167 (3):1087-1099.
  3. Yang Z, Ma H, Hong H, Yao W, Xie W, Xiao J, Li X, Wang S (2015) Transcriptome-based analysis of mitogen-activated protein kinase cascades in the rice response to Xanthomonas oryzae infection. Rice 8 (1):4.

 

2014

  1. Cheng H, Wang S (2014) The important player of rice-pathogen interactions: WRKY-type transcription factors. Scientia Sinica Vitae 44 (8): 784-793. (in Chinese)
  2. Li N, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2014) Comprehensive analysis of VQ motif–containing gene expression in rice defense responses to three pathogens. Plant Cell Rep. 33 (9):1493-1505.
  3. Duan L, Liu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2014) Multiple phytohormones and phytoalexins are involved in disease resistance to Magnaporthe oryzae invaded from roots in rice. Physiologia Plantarum 152 (3):486-500.
  4. Ke Y, Liu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2014) Rice OsPAD4 functions differently from Arabidopsis AtPAD4 in host-pathogen interactions. Plant J. 78:619-631.
  5. Yuan M, Zhao J, Huang R, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2014) Rice MtN3/saliva/SWEET gene family: evolution, expression profiling, and sugar transport. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 56:559-570.

 

2013

  1. Xiao J, Cheng H, Li X, Xiao J, Xu C, Wang S (2013) Rice WRKY13 regulates crosstalk between abiotic and biotic stress signaling pathways by selective binding to different cis-elements. Plant Physiol. 163:1868-1882.
  2. Kou Y, Wang S (2013) Bacterial blight resistance in rice. In: Translational Genomics for Crop Breeding: Volume 1-Biotic Stress. Edited by Rajeev K. Varshney and Roberto Tuberosa , Wiley-Blackwell/John Wiley & Sons, Inc., p. 11-30.
  3. Yuan M, Zhao J, Huang R, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2014) Rice MtN3/saliva/SWEET gene family: evolution, expression profiling, and sugar transport. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 56:559-570.
  4. Li H, Wang S (2013) Disease resistance. In: Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models Vol. 5: Genetics and Genomics of Rice. Edited by Qifa Zhang and Rod A. Wing. Springer, Heidelberg, p.161-175.
  5. Yuan M, Wang S (2013) Rice MtN3/saliva/SWEET family genes and their homologues in cellular organisms. Mol. Plant 6:665-674.

2012

  1. Deng H, Liu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2012) A CCCH-type zinc finger nucleic acid-binding protein quantitatively confers resistance against rice bacterial blight disease. Plant Physiol. 158:876-889.
  2. Kou Y, Chang Y, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2012) The rice RAD51C gene is required for the meiosis of both female and male gametocytes and the DNA repair of somatic cells. J. Exp. Bot. 63:5323-5335.
  3. Liu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2012) A convenient method for simultaneous quantification of multiple phytohormones and metabolites: application in study of rice-bacterium interaction. Plant Methods 8:2.
  4. Yuan T, Wang S (2012) Pathogen-responsive cis-elements (Chapter 16). In: Progress in Biological Control, Vol. 12: Plant Defence: Biological Control, Edited by Jean Michel Mérillon and Kishan Gopal Ramawat. Springer, Heidelberg, p.363-378.
  5. Li H, Li X, Xiao J, Wing RA, Wang S (2012) Ortholog alleles at Xa3/Xa26 locus confer conserved race-specific resistance against Xanthomonas oryzae in rice. Mol. Plant 5:281-290.
  6. Kou Y, Wang S (2012) Toward an understanding of the molecular basis of quantitative disease resistance in rice. J. Biotechnol. 159:283-290.

 

2011

  1. Fu J, Liu H, Li Y, Yu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) Manipulating broad-spectrum disease resistance by suppressing pathogen-induced auxin accumulation in rice. Plant Physiol. 155:589-602.
  2. Zhang H, Cao Y, Zhao J, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) A pair of orthologs of a leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase-like disease resistance gene family regulates rice response to raise temperature. BMC Plant Biol. 11:160.
  3. Fu J, Wang S (2011) Insights into auxin signaling in plant-pathogen interactions. Front. Plant Microbe Interact. 2:Article 74.
  4. Liu Q, Yuan M, Zhou Y, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) A paralog of the MtN3/saliva family recessively confers race-specific resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae in rice. Plant Cell Environ. 34:1958-1969.
  5. Tao Z, Kou Y, Liu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) OsWRKY45 alleles play different roles in abscisic acid signaling and salt stress tolerance but similar roles in drought and cold tolerance in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 62:4863-4874.
  6. Fu J, Yu H, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) Rice GH3 gene family: Regulators of growth and development. Plant Signal. Behav. 6:570-574.
  7. Yuan M, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) Molecular and functional analyses of COPT/Ctr-type copper transporter-like gene family in rice. BMC Plant Biol. 11:69.
  8. Yuan T, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2011) Characterization of Xanthomonas oryzae-responsive cis-acting element in the promoter of rice race-specific susceptibility gene Xa13. Mol. Plant 4:300-309.
  9. Shen X, Liu H, Yuan B, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2011) OsEDR1 negatively regulates rice bacterial resistance via activation of ethylene biosynthesis. Plant Cell Environ. 34:179-191.

 

2010

  1. Yuan M, Chu Z, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2010) The bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae overcomes rice defenses by regulating host copper redistribution. Plant Cell 22:3164-3176.
  2. Kou Y, Li X, Xiao J, Wang S (2010) Identification of genes contributing to quantitative disease resistance in rice. Sci. China Life Sci. 53:1263-1273.
  3. Shen X, Yuan B, Liu H, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2010) Opposite functions of a rice mitogen-activated protein kinase during the process of resistance against Xanthomonas oryzae. Plant J. 64:86-99.
  4. Gao J, Zhao J, Xu C, Li X, Wang S (2010) Development of rice germplasms conferring high-level and broad-spectrum resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae at both seedling and adult stages. Mol. Plant Breeding 8:420-425.
  5. Broad-spectrum and durability: understanding of quantitative disease resistance. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 13:181-185.

 

2009

  1. Hu K, Wang S (2009) Rice disease resistance resources and genetic improvement. In: Strategies and Practice for Developing Green Super Rice. Edited by Zhang Q. Science Press, Beijing, p.35-57 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  2. Zhou Y, Cao Y, Huang Y, Xie W, Xu Cai, Li X, Wang S (2009) Multiple gene loci affecting genetic background-controlled disease resistance conferred by R gene Xa3/Xa26 in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 120:127-138.
  3. Tao Z, Liu H, Qiu D, Zhou Y, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2009) A pair of allelic WRKY Genes play opposite role in rice-bacteria interactions. Plant Physiol. 151:936-948.
  4. Qiu D, Xiao J, Xie W, Cheng H, Li X, Wang S (2009) Exploring transcriptional signaling mediated by OsWRKY13, a potential regulator of multiple physiological processes in rice. BMC Plant Biol. 9:74.
  5. Zhao J, Fu J, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2009) Dissection of the factors affecting development-controlled and race-specific disease resistance conferred by leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase-type R genes in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 119:231-239.
  6. Yuan M, Chu Z, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2009) Pathogen-induced expressional loss of function is the key factor of race-specific bacterial resistance conferred by a recessive R gene xa13 in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 50:947-955.
  7. Xiao W, Liu H, Li Y, Li X, Xu C, Long M, Wang S (2009) A rice gene of de novo origin negatively regulates pathogen-induced defense response. PLoS ONE 4:e4603.
  8. Kou Y, Qiu D, Wang L, Li X, Wang S (2009) Molecular analyses of the rice tubby-like protein gene family and their response to bacterial infection. Plant Cell Rep. 28:113-121.

 

2008

  1. Ding X, Cao Y, Huang L, Zhao J, Xu C, Li X, Wang S (2008) Activation of the indole-3-acetic acid-amido synthetase GH3-8 suppresses expansin expression and promotes salicylate- and jasmonate-independent basal immunity in rice. Plant Cell 20:228-240.
  2. Wu X, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2008) Fine genetic mapping of xa24, a recessive gene for resistance against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 118:185-191.
  3. Cai M, Yuan T, Duan L, Li X, Wang S (2008) Identification of potential protein regulators bound to the tissue-specific positive and negative cis-acting elements of a green tissue-specific promoter in rice. Plant Biol. 10:771-777.
  4. Hu K, Qiu D, Shen X, Li X, Wang S (2008) Isolation and manipulation of quantitative trait loci for disease resistance in rice using a candidate gene approach. Mol. Plant 1:786-793.
  5. Qiu D, Xiao J, Xie W, Liu H, Li X, Xiong L, Wang S (2008) Rice gene network inferred from expression profiling of plants overexpressing OsWRKY13, a positive regulator of disease resistance. Mol. Plant 1:538-551.
  6. Yang H, Chu Z, Fu J, Wang S (2008) The major blast resistance QTL rbr2 is an allele of Pib gene. Mol. Plant Breeding 6:213-219 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  7. Cai M, Qiu D, Yuan T, Ding X, Li H, Duan L, Xu C, Li X, Wang S (2008) Identification of novel pathogen-responsive cis-elements and their binding proteins in the promoter of OsWRKY13, a gene regulating rice disease resistance. Plant Cell Environ. 31:86-96.

 

2007

  1. Chu Z, Wang S (2007). Isolation, structure, function relationship, and molecular evolution of disease resistance genes. In: Q. Zhang ed. Genetics and Improvement of Resistance to Bacterial Blight in Rice. Beijing: Science Press, p. 349-377 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  2. Cao Y, Ding X, Cai M, Zhao J, Lin Y, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2007) The expression pattern of a rice disease resistance gene Xa3/Xa26 is differentially regulated by the genetic backgrounds and developmental stages that influence its function. Genetics 177:523-533.
  3. Cao Y, Duan L, Li H, Sun X, Zhao Y, Xu C, Li X, Wang S (2007) Functional analysis of Xa3/Xa26 family members in rice resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Oryzae. Theor. Appl. Genet. 115:887-895.
  4. Yuan B, Shen X, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2007) Mitogen-activated protein kinase OsMPK6 negatively regulates rice disease resistance to bacterial pathogens. Planta 226:953-960.
  5. Cai M, Wei J, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2007) A rice promoter containing both novel positive and negative cis-elements for regulating green-tissue-specific gene expression in transgenic plants. Plant Biotechnol. J. 5:664-674.
  6. Qiu D, Xiao J, Ding X, Xiong M, Cai M, Cao Y, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2007) OsWRKY13 mediates rice disease resistance by regulating defense-related genes in salicylate- and jasmonate-dependent signaling. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 20:492-499.
  7. Xu S, Cao Y, Li X, Wang S (2007) Expressional and biochemical characterization of rice disease resistance gene Xa3/Xa26 family. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 49:852-862.

 

2006

  1. Chu Z, Yuan M, Yao J, Ge X, Yuan B, Xu C, Li X, Fu B, Li Z, Bennetzen JL, Zhang Q, Wang S (2006) Promoter mutations of an essential gene for pollen development result in disease resistance in rice. Gene. Dev. 20:1250-1255.
  2. Xiang Y, Cao Y, Xu C, Li X, Wang S (2006) Xa3, conferring resistance for rice bacterial blight and encoding a receptor kinase-like protein, is the same as Xa26. Theor. Appl. Genet. 113:1347-1355.
  3. Ge X, Chu Z, Lin Y, Wang S (2006) A tissue culture system for different germplasms of indica rice. Plant Cell Rep. 25:392-402.
  4. Sun X, Cao Y, Wang S (2006) Point mutations with positive selection were a major force during the evolution of a receptor-kinase resistance gene family of rice. Plant Physiol. 140:998-1008.
  5. Wang G, Ding X, Yuan M, Qiu D, Li X, Xu C, Wang S (2006) Dual function of rice OsDR8 gene in disease resistance and thiamine accumulation. Plant Mol. Biol. 60:437-449.
  6. Chu Z, Fu B, Yang H, Xu C, Li Z, Sanchez A, Park YJ, Bennetzen JL, Zhang Q, Wang S (2006) Targeting xa13, a recessive gene for bacterial blight resistance in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 112:455-461.
  7. Zhang J, Li C, Wu C, Xiong L, Chen G, Zhang Q, Wang S (2006) RMD: a rice mutant database for functional analysis of the rice genome. Nucl. Acids Res. 34:D745-D748.

 

2005

  1. Zhang J, Feng Q, Jin C, Qiu D, Zhang L, Xie K, Yuan D, Han B, Zhang Q, Wang S (2005) Features of the expressed sequences revealed by a large-scale analysis of ESTs from a normalized cDNA library of the elite indica rice cultivar Minghui 63. Plant J. 42:772-780.

 

2004

  1. Chu Z, Ouyang Y, Zhang J, Yang H, Wang S (2004) Genome-wide analysis of defense-responsive genes in bacterial blight resistance of rice mediated by the recessive R gene xa13. Mol. Genet. Genomics 271:111-120.
  2. Sun X, Cao Y, Yang Z, Xu C, Li X, Wang S, Zhang Q (2004) Xa26, a gene conferring resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice, encoding a LRR receptor kinase-like protein. Plant J. 37:517-527.

 

2003

  1. Sun X, Cao Y, Yang Z, Xu C, Li X, Wang S, Zhang Q (2004) Xa26, a gene conferring resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice, encoding a LRR receptor kinase-like protein. Plant J. 37:517-527.
  2. Yang Z, Sun X, Wang S, Zhang Q (2003) Genetic and physical mapping of a new gene for bacterial blight resistance in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 106 (8):1467-1472.
  3. Chen H, Wang S, Xing Y, Xu C, Hayes PM, Zhang Q (2003) Comparative analyses of genomic locations and race specificities of loci for quantitative resistance to Pyricularia grisea in rice and barley. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:2544-2549.
  4. Sun X, Yang Z, Wang S, Zhang Q (2003) Identification of a 47 kb DNA fragment containing Xa4, a locus for bacterial blight resistance in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 106:683-687.
  5. Chu Z, Peng K, Zhang L, Zhou B, Wei J, Wang S (2003) Construction and characterization of a normalized whole-life-cycle cDNA library of rice. Chinese Science Bulletin 48:229-235.
  6. Jiang J, Wang S (2002) Identification of a 118 kb DNA fragment containing the locus of blast resistance gene Pi-2(t) in rice. Mol. Genet. Genomics 268:249-252.
  7. Xiong M, Wang S, Zhang Q (2002) Coincidence in map positions between pathogen-induced defense-responsive genes and quantitative resistance loci in rice. Sci. China C Life Sci. 45:518-526.
  8. Zhou B, Peng K, Chu Z, Wang S, Zhang Q (2002) The defense-responsive genes showing enhanced and repressed expression after pathogen infection in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Sci. China C Life Sci. 45:449-467.
  9. Wu J, Jiang J, Chen H, Wang S (2002) Fine mapping of rice blast resistance gene Pi-2(t). Acta Agronomica Sinica 28:505-509 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  10. Chen H, Wang S, Zhang Q (2002) New gene for bacterial blight resistance in rice located on chromosome 12 identified from Minghui 63, an elite restorer line. Phytopathology 92:750-754.
  11. Wang S, Xiao X. (2002) Isolation and linkage mapping of disease-resistance-like sequences from various rice cultivars, containing different recognition specificities. Plant Breeding 121:203-209.

 

2000

  1. Wang S, Liu K, Zhang Q (2000) Segmental duplications are common in rice genome. Acta Botanica Sinica 42: 1150-1155.
  2. Wang S, Wang J, Jiang J, Zhang Q (2000) Mapping of centromeric regions on the molecular linkage map of rice (Oryza sativa L.) using centromere-associated sequences. Mol. Gen. Genet. 263:165-172.

 

Before 2000

  1. Wang S, Liu N, Peng K, Zhang Q (1999) The distribution and copy number of copia-like retrotransposons in rice (Oryza sativa L.) and their implications in the organization and evolution of the rice genome. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 6824-6828.
  2. Wang S, Liu K, Wang J, Zhang Q (1998) Identifying candidate disease resistance genes in rice by sequence homology and chromosomal locations. Acta Botanica Sinica 40:42-50 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  3. Wang S, Zhang Q, Maughan PJ, Saghai Maroof MA (1997) Copia-like retrotransposons in rice: sequence heterogeneity, species distribution and chromosomal locations. Plant Mol. Biol. 33:1051-1058.