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Yongming Zhou

Education

Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Huazhong Agricultural University (HAU), Wuhan, China, 1987

Current position

Professor, Department of Plant Genetics and Breeding, College of Plant Science and Technolog6y, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Publications (since 2000)

  1. Hu, J., Zhang, Y.*, Wang, J. and Zhou, Y. (2014). Glycerol Affects Root Development through Regulation of Multiple Pathways in Arabidopsis. PloS one 9(1): e86269.
  2. Cheng, Y., Cao, L., Wang, S., Li, Y., Shi, X., Liu, H., Li, L., Zhang, Z., Fowke, L. C., Wang, H*. and Zhou, Y*. (2013). Downregulation of multiple CDK inhibitor ICK/KRP genes upregulates the E2F pathway and increases cell proliferation, and organ and seed sizes in Arabidopsis. Plant J 75(4): 642-655.
  3. Wu, J., Cai, G., Tu, J., Li, L., Liu, S., Luo, X., Zhou, L., Fan, C. and Zhou, Y*. (2013). Identification of QTLs for resistance to sclerotinia stem rot and BnaC.IGMT5.a as a candidate gene of the major resistant QTL SRC6 in Brassica napus. PLoS One 8(7): e67740.
  4. Cai, G., Yang, Q., Yang, Q., Zhao, Z., Chen, H., Wu, J., Fan, C. and Zhou, Y*. (2012). Identification of candidate genes of QTLs for seed weight in Brassica napus through comparative mapping among Arabidopsis and Brassica species. BMC Genet 13: 105.
  5. Yang, Q., Fan, C., Guo, Z., Qin, J., Wu, J., Li, Q., Fu, T. and Zhou, Y*. (2012). Identification of FAD2 and FAD3 genes in Brassica napus genome and development of allele-specific markers for high oleic and low linolenic acid contents. Theor Appl Genet 125(4): 715-729.
  6. Li, X., Yu, E., Fan, C., Zhang, C., Fu, T. and Zhou, Y*. (2012). Developmental, cytological and transcriptional analysis of autotetraploid Arabidopsis. Planta 236(2): 579-596.
  7. Yin, T., Pan, G., Liu, H., Wu, J., Li, Y., Zhao, Z., Fu, T. and Zhou, Y*. (2012). The chloroplast ribosomal protein L21 gene is essential for plastid development and embryogenesis in Arabidopsis. Planta 235(5): 907-921.
  8. Yang, M., Yang, Q., Fu, T. and Zhou, Y*. (2011). Overexpression of the Brassica napus BnLAS gene in Arabidopsis affects plant development and increases drought tolerance. Plant Cell Rep 30(3): 373-388.
  9. Fan, C., Cai, G., Qin, J., Li, Q., Yang, M., Wu, J., Fu, T., Liu, K. and Zhou, Y*. (2010). Mapping of quantitative trait loci and development of allele-specific markers for seed weight in Brassica napus. Theor Appl Genet 121(7): 1289-1301.
  10. Wang, H., Zhou, Y., Bird, D. A. and Fowke, L. C. (2008). Functions, regulation and cellular localization of plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors. J Microsc 231(2): 234-246.
  11. Bird, D. A., Buruiana, M. M., Zhou, Y., Fowke, L. C. and Wang, H. (2007). Arabidopsis cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors are nuclear-localized and show different localization patterns within the nucleoplasm. Plant Cell Rep 26(7): 861-872.
  12. Wang, H., Zhou, Y., Acosta, J. and Larry, C. (2007). CDK inhibitors. In: Inze, D. (ed). Cell Cycle Control and Plant Development-Annual Plant Reviews. Blackwell Publishing, V32, 62-86.
  13. Liu, Z., Fu, T., Wang, Y., Tu, J., Chen, B., Zhou, Y., Ma, C. and Shan, L. (2006). Development of SCAR and CAPS markers for a partially dominant yellow seed coat gene in Brassica napus L. Euphytica 149(3): 381-385.
  14. Zhou, Y., Niu, H., Brandizzi, F., Fowke, L. C. and Wang, H. (2006). Molecular control of nuclear and subnuclear targeting of the plant CDK inhibitor ICK1 and ICK1-mediated nuclear transport of CDKA. Plant Mol Biol 62(1-2): 261-278.
  15. Wang, H., Zhou, Y. and Fowke, L. C. (2006). The emerging importance of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in the regulation of the plant cell cycle and related processes This review is one of a selection of papers published in the Special Issue on Plant Cell Biology. Botany 84(4): 640-650.
  16. Pan, G., Zhou, Y.*, Fowke, L. C. and Wang, H. (2004). An efficient method for flow cytometric analysis of pollen and detection of 2n nuclei in Brassica napus pollen. Plant Cell Rep 23(4): 196-202.
  17. Yuan, M., Zhou, Y. and Liu, D. (2004). Genetic diversity among populations and breeding lines from recurrent selection in Brassica napus as revealed by RAPD markers. Plant breeding 123(1): 9-12.
  18. Zhou, Y., Li, G., Brandizzi, F., Fowke, L. C. and Wang, H. (2003). The plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor ICK1 has distinct functional domains for in vivo kinase inhibition, protein instability and nuclear localization. Plant J 35(4): 476-489.
  19. Wang, H., Zhou, Y., Gilmer, S., Cleary, A., John, P., Whitwill, S. and Fowke, L. (2003). Modifying plant growth and development using the CDK inhibitor ICK1. Cell Biol Int 27(3): 297-299.
  20. Zhou, Y., Wang, H., Gilmer, S., Whitwill, S. and Fowke, L. C. (2003). Effects of co-expressing the plant CDK inhibitor ICK1 and D-type cyclin genes on plant growth, cell size and ploidy in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 216(4): 604-613.
  21. Zhou, Y., Wang, H., Gilmer, S., Whitwill, S., Keller, W. and Fowke, L. C. (2002). Control of petal and pollen development by the plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor ICK1 in transgenic Brassica plants. Planta 215(2): 248-257.
  22. Zhou, Y., Fowke, L. and Wang, H. (2002). Plant CDK inhibitors: studies of interactions with cell cycle regulators in the yeast two-hybrid system and functional comparisons in transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Plant Cell Reports 20(10): 967-975.
  23. Wang, H., Zhou, Y., Gilmer, S., Whitwill, S. and Fowke, L. C. (2000). Expression of the plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor ICK1 affects cell division, plant growth and morphology. Plant J 24(5): 613-623.

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Protocols by Yongming Zhou
  1. Analyses of Plant Leaf Cell Size, Density and Number, as Well as Trichome Number Using Cell Counter Plugin