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Hongliang  Zhu

Hongliang Zhu


Ph.D. in Food Biotechnology, College of Food Science & Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University

Current position

Professor in Department of Food Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China


  1. Wang, T., Wen, L. and Zhu, H.* (2015). Effectively organ-specific virus induced gene silencing in tomato plant. Journal of Nature And Science 1(1): e34. (*Corresponding author )
  2. Gao, C., Ju, Z., Cao, D., Zhai, B., Qin, G., Zhu, H., Fu, D., Luo, Y. and Zhu, B.* (2015). MicroRNA profiling analysis throughout tomato fruit development and ripening reveals potential regulatory role of RIN on microRNAs accumulation. Plant Biotechnol J 13(3): 370-382. (*Corresponding author)
  3. Cao, D., Ju, Z., Gao, C., Mei, X., Fu, D., Zhu, H., Luo, Y. and Zhu, B. (2014). Genome-wide identification of cytosine-5 DNA methyltransferases and demethylases in Solanum lycopersicum. Gene 550(2): 230-237.
  4. Pan, X., Zhu, B., Zhu, H., Chen, Y., Tian, H., Luo, Y. and Fu, D. (2014). iTRAQ protein profile analysis of tomato green-ripe mutant reveals new aspects critical for fruit ripening. J Proteome Res 13(4): 1979-1993.
  5. Zhu, H., Zhou, Y., Castillo-Gonzalez, C., Lu, A., Ge, C., Zhao, Y. T., Duan, L., Li, Z., Axtell, M. J., Wang, X. J. and Zhang, X. (2013). Bidirectional processing of pri-miRNAs with branched terminal loops by Arabidopsis Dicer-like1. Nat Struct Mol Biol 20(9): 1106-1115.
  6. Zhu, H.#, Hu, F.#, Wang, R.#, Zhou, X., Sze, S.-H., Liou, L. W., Barefoot, A., Dickman, M. and Zhang, X. (2011). Arabidopsis Argonaute10 specifically sequesters miR166/165 to regulate shoot apical meristem development. Cell 145(2): 242-256. (#Equal contribution)
  7. Han, Y., Zhu, B., Luan, F., Zhu, H., Shao, Y., Chen, A., Lu, C. and Luo, Y. (2010). Conserved miRNAs and their targets identified in lettuce (Lactuca) by EST analysis. Gene 463(1-2): 1-7.
  8. Gao, H.#, Zhu, H.#, Shao, Y., Chen, A., Lu, C., Zhu, B. and Luo, Y. (2008). Lycopene accumulation affects the biosynthesis of some carotenoid-related volatiles independent of ethylene in tomato. J Integr Plant Biol 50(8): 991-996. (#Equal contribution)
  9. Zhu, H. L.#, Zhu, B. Z.#, Li, Y. C., Shao, Y., Wang, X. G., Xie, Y. H., Chen, A. J., Luo, J. J., Jia, X. Y. and Luo, Y. B. (2008). Expression and DNA binding activity of the tomato transcription factor RIN (ripening inhibitor). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72(1): 250-252. (#Equal contribution)
  10. Li, Y., Zhu, B., Xu, W., Zhu, H., Chen, A., Xie, Y., Shao, Y. and Luo, Y. (2007). LeERF1 positively modulated ethylene triple response on etiolated seedling, plant development and fruit ripening and softening in tomato. Plant Cell Rep 26(11): 1999-2008.
  11. Zhu, H. L.#, Zhu, B. Z.#, Zhang, Y. L., Shao, Y., Wang, X. G., Xie, Y. H., Chen, A. J., Li, Y. C., Tian, H. Q. and Luo, Y. B. (2007). Expression of a truncated ripening inhibitor (RIN) protein from tomato and production of an anti-RIN antibody. Biotechnol Lett 29(9): 1425-1430. (#Equal contribution)
  12. Fu, D. Q.#, Zhu, B. Z.#, Zhu, H. L.#, Zhang, H. X., Xie, Y. H., Jiang, W. B., Zhao, X. D. and Luo, K. B. (2006). Enhancement of virus-induced gene silencing in tomato by low temperature and low humidity. Mol Cells 21(1): 153-160. (#Equal contribution )
  13. Zhu, H. L.#, Zhu, B. Z.#, Shao, Y., Wang, X. G., Lin, X. J., Xie, Y. H., Li, Y. C., Gao, H. Y. and Luo, Y. B. (2006). Tomato fruit development and ripening are altered by the silencing of LeEIN2 gene. J integr Plant boil 48(12): 1478-1485. (#Equal contribution )
  14. Fu, D. Q., Zhu, B. Z., Zhu, H. L., Jiang, W. B. and Luo, Y. B. (2005). Virus-induced gene silencing in tomato fruit. Plant J 43(2): 299-308.
  15. Zhu, H., Zhu, B., Fu, D., Xie, Y., Hao, Y. and Luo, Y. (2005). Role of ethylene in the biosynthetic pathways of aroma volatiles in ripening fruit. Russ J Plant Physl 52(5): 691-695.
Protocols by Hongliang Zhu
  1. In vitro Reconstitution Assay of miRNA Biogenesis by Arabidopsis DCL1