Yinong Yang Department of Plant Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
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Bastian Minkenberg Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley, California
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Kabin Xie
  • Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit
  • 6 Reviewer merit


Ph. D. in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Life Science College, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei province, P. R. China, 2008

Current position

Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA (09/2008-present)


  1. Xie, K., Chen, J., Wang, Q. and Yang, Y. (2014). Direct phosphorylation and activation of a mitogen-activated protein kinase by a calcium-dependent protein kinase in rice. Plant Cell 26(7): 3077-3089.
  2. Xie, K., Zhang, J. and Yang, Y. (2014). Genome-wide prediction of highly specific guide RNA spacers for CRISPR-Cas9-mediated genome editing in model plants and major crops. Mol Plant 7(5): 923-926.
  3. Fang, Y., Xie, K. and Xiong, L. (2014). Conserved miR164-targeted NAC genes negatively regulate drought resistance in rice. J Exp Bot 65(8): 2119-2135.
  4. Xie, K. and Yang, Y. (2013). RNA-guided genome editing in plants using a CRISPR-Cas system. Mol Plant 6(6): 1975-1983.
  5. Xie, K., Shen, J., Hou, X., Yao, J., Li, X., Xiao, J. and Xiong, L. (2012). Gradual increase of miR156 regulates temporal expression changes of numerous genes during leaf development in rice. Plant Physiol 158(3): 1382-1394.
  6. Shen, J., Xie, K.* and Xiong, L. (2010). Global expression profiling of rice microRNAs by one-tube stem-loop reverse transcription quantitative PCR revealed important roles of microRNAs in abiotic stress responses. Mol Genet Genomics 284(6): 477-488. (*Co-first author)
  7. Fang, Y., Xie, K., Hou, X., Hu, H. and Xiong, L. (2010). Systematic analysis of GT factor family of rice reveals a novel subfamily involved in stress responses. Mol Genet Genomics 283(2): 157-169.
  8. Hou, X., Xie, K., Yao, J., Qi, Z. and Xiong, L. (2009). A homolog of human ski-interacting protein in rice positively regulates cell viability and stress tolerance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(15): 6410-6415.
  9. Ding, X., Hou, X., Xie, K. and Xiong, L. (2009). Genome-wide identification of BURP domain-containing genes in rice reveals a gene family with diverse structures and responses to abiotic stresses. Planta 230(1): 149-163.
  10. Fang, Y., You, J., Xie, K., Xie, W. and Xiong, L. (2008). Systematic sequence analysis and identification of tissue-specific or stress-responsive genes of NAC transcription factor family in rice. Mol Genet Genomics 280(6): 547-563.
  11. Xie, K., Wu, C. and Xiong, L. (2006). Genomic organization, differential expression, and interaction of SQUAMOSA promoter-binding-like transcription factors and microRNA156 in rice. Plant Physiol 142(1): 280-293.
  12. Wu, C. Q., Hu, H. H., Zeng, Y., Liang, D. C., Xie, K. B., Zhang, J. W., Chu, Z. H. and Xiong, L. Z. (2006). Identification of Novel Stress‐responsive Transcription Factor Genes in Rice by cDNA Array Analysis. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 48(10): 1216-1224.
  13. Ning, J., Yuan, B., Xie, K. B., Hu, H. H., Wu, C. Q. and Xiong, L. Z. (2006). Isolation and identification of SA and JA inducible protein kinase gene OsSJMK1 in rice. Yi Chuan Xue Bao 33(7): 625-633.
  14. Zhang, J., Feng, Q., Jin, C., Qiu, D., Zhang, L., Xie, K., Yuan, D., Han, B., Zhang, Q. and 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(5): 772-780.
  15. Xie, K., Zhang, J., Xiang, Y., Feng, Q., Han, B., Chu, Z., Wang, S., Zhang, Q. and Xiong, L. (2005). Isolation and annotation of 10828 putative full length cDNAs from indica rice. Sci China C Life Sci 48(5): 445-451.
1 Protocol published
Targeted Gene Mutation in Rice Using a CRISPR-Cas9 System
Authors:  Kabin Xie, Bastian Minkenberg and Yinong Yang, date: 09/05/2014, view: 12255, Q&A: 0
RNA-guided genome editing (RGE) using bacterial type II cluster regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)–associated nuclease (Cas) has emerged as a simple and versatile tool for genome editing in many organisms including plant and ...