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Xiaohong Wang


Ph. D. in Virology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1995

Current Position

Research Molecular Biologist, USDA-ARS, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health, Ithaca, New York, USA
Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Publications (since 2007)

  1. Yang, Y., Jittayasothorn, Y., Chronis, D., Wang, X., Cousins, P. and Zhong, G. Y. (2013). Molecular characteristics and efficacy of 16D10 siRNAs in inhibiting root-knot nematode infection in transgenic grape hairy roots. PLoS One 8(7): e69463.
  2. Chen, S., Chronis, D. and Wang, X. (2013). The novel GrCEP12 peptide from the plant-parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis suppresses flg22-mediated PTI. Plant Signal Behav 8(9).
  3. Mitchum, M. G., Hussey, R. S., Baum, T. J., Wang, X., Elling, A. A., Wubben, M. and Davis, E. L. (2013). Nematode effector proteins: an emerging paradigm of parasitism. New Phytol 199(4): 879-894.
  4. Chronis, D., Chen, S., Lu, S., Hewezi, T., Carpenter, S. C., Loria, R., Baum, T. J. and Wang, X. (2013). A ubiquitin carboxyl extension protein secreted from a plant-parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis is cleaved in planta to promote plant parasitism. Plant J 74(2): 185-196.
  5. Replogle, A., Wang, J., Paolillo, V., Smeda, J., Kinoshita, A., Durbak, A., Tax, F. E., Wang, X., Sawa, S. and Mitchum, M. G. (2013). Synergistic interaction of CLAVATA1, CLAVATA2, and RECEPTOR-LIKE PROTEIN KINASE 2 in cyst nematode parasitism of Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 26(1): 87-96.
  6. Mitchum, M. G., Wang, X., Wang, J. and Davis, E. L. (2012). Role of nematode peptides and other small molecules in plant parasitism. Annu Rev Phytopathol 50: 175-195.
  7. Guo, Y., Ni, J., Denver, R., Wang, X. and Clark, S. E. (2011). Mechanisms of molecular mimicry of plant CLE peptide ligands by the parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis. Plant Physiol 157(1): 476-484.
  8. Replogle, A., Wang, J., Bleckmann, A., Hussey, R. S., Baum, T. J., Sawa, S., Davis, E. L., Wang, X., Simon, R. and Mitchum, M. G. (2011). Nematode CLE signaling in Arabidopsis requires CLAVATA2 and CORYNE. Plant J 65(3): 430-440.
  9. Wang, J., Replogle, A., Hussey, R., Baum, T., Wang, X., Davis, E. L. and Mitchum, M. G. (2011). Identification of potential host plant mimics of CLAVATA3/ESR (CLE)-like peptides from the plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera schachtii. Mol Plant Pathol 12(2): 177-186.
  10. Yu, H., Chronis, D., Lu, S. and Wang, X. (2011). Chorismate mutase: an alternatively spliced parasitism gene and a diagnostic marker for three important Globodera nematode species. European Journal of Plant Pathology 129(1): 89-102.
  11. Jittayasothorn, Y., Chen, S., Wang, X. and Zhong, G. Y. (2011). Influences of Agrobacterium strains, plant genotypes, and tissue types on the induction of transgenic hairy roots in Vitis species. Vitis 50:107-114.
  12. Wang, J., Lee, C., Replogle, A., Joshi, S., Korkin, D., Hussey, R., Baum, T. J., Davis, E. L., Wang, X. and Mitchum, M. G. (2010). Dual roles for the variable domain in protein trafficking and host-specific recognition of Heterodera glycines CLE effector proteins. New Phytol 187(4): 1003-1017.
  13. Pokharel, R., Abawi, G., Duxbury, J., Smat, C., Wang, X. and Brito, J. (2010). Variability and the recognition of two races in Meloidogyne graminicola. Australasian Plant Pathology 39(4): 326-333.
  14. Lu, S. W., Chen, S., Wang, J., Yu, H., Chronis, D., Mitchum, M. G. and Wang, X. (2009). Structural and functional diversity of CLAVATA3/ESR (CLE)-like genes from the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22(9): 1128-1142.
  15. Lu, S. W., Tian, D., Borchardt-Wier, H. B. and Wang, X. (2008). Alternative splicing: a novel mechanism of regulation identified in the chorismate mutase gene of the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis. Mol Biochem Parasitol 162(1): 1-15.
  16. Mitchum, M. G., Wang, X. and Davis, E. L. (2008). Diverse and conserved roles of CLE peptides. Curr Opin Plant Biol 11(1): 75-81.
  17. Patel, N., Hamamouch, N., Li, C., Hussey, R., Mitchum, M., Baum, T., Wang, X. and Davis, E. L. (2008). Similarity and Functional Analyses of Expressed Parasitism Genes in Heterodera schachtii and Heterodera glycines. Journal of Nematology 40(4): 299.
  18. Wang, X., Replogle, A., Davis, E. L. and Mitchum, M. G. (2007). The tobacco Cel7 gene promoter is auxin‐responsive and locally induced in nematode feeding sites of heterologous plants. Molecular plant pathology 8(4): 423-436.
  19. Sukno, S. A., McCuiston, J., Wong, M. Y., Wang, X., Thon, M. R., Hussey, R., Baum, T. and Davis, E. (2007). Quantitative Detection of Double-Stranded RNA-Mediated Gene Silencing of Parasitism Genes in Heterodera glycines. J Nematol 39(2): 145-152.
Protocols by Xiaohong Wang
  1. Potato Transformation
  2. In vitro Nematode Infection on Potato Plant
  3. In vitro CLE Peptide Bioactivity Assay on Plant Roots