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Xiyan Li


Ph.D. in Plant Biology,
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2006

Current position

He is a postdoc scholar in Department of Genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focuses on developing technology for discovering small molecule regulators of protein functions.

Selected Publications

  1. Li X, Chanroj S, Wu Z, Romanowsky SM, Harper JF, Sze H. A distinct endosomal Ca2+/Mn2+ pump affects root growth through the secretory process. Plant Physiol. 2008;147(4):1675-89. PMCID: 2492598.
  2. Li X, Gianoulis TA, Yip KY, Gerstein M, Snyder M. Extensive in vivo metabolite-protein interactions revealed by large-scale systematic analyses. Cell. 2010; 143(4): 639-50. PMCID: 3005334.
  3. Zhao C, Yasumura D, Li X, Matthes M, Lloyd M, Nielsen G, Ahern K, Snyder M, Bok D, Dunaief JL, LaVail MM, Vollrath D. mTOR-mediated dedifferentiation of the retinal pigment epithelium initiates photoreceptor degeneration in mice. J Clin Invest. 2011;121(1):369-83. PMCID: 3007156.
  4. Li X, Snyder M. (2011) Metabolites As Global Regulators: A New View of Protein Regulation. BioEssays. E-pub online.
Protocols by Xiyan Li
  1. [Bio101] Affinity Purification of Yeast Protein-interacting Metabolites for ESI-MS Analysis
  2. [Bio101] In-Solution Digestion Of Purified Yeast Protein For LC-MS
  3. [Bio101] Rabbit IgG Conjugation to Dynabeads
  4. [Bio101] Yeast Genomic DNA Miniprep Using A FastPrep Cell Lyser
  5. [Bio101] A Transient Expression Assay Using Arabidopsis Mesophyll Protoplasts
  6. [Bio101] Arabidopsis Pollen Tube Germination
  7. [Bio101] Pollen Fertility/viability Assay Using FDA Staining
  8. [Bio101] RbCl Super Competent Cells
  9. [Bio101] Histostaining for Tissue Expression Pattern of Promoter-driven GUS Activity in Arabidopsis
  10. [Bio101] Infiltration of Nicotiana benthamiana Protocol for Transient Expression via Agrobacterium
  11. [Bio101] Protein-ligand Binding Assay by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
  12. [Bio101] Arabidopsis Growing Protocol – A General Guide
  13. [Bio101] Extraction of Root Apoplastic Wall Fluid for Apoplastic Peroxidase Activity Assay