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Xiao-Min Wang


Ph.D. in Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, 2008

Current position

Associate professor, the Institute of Botany and Plant Physiology, School of life sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, China


  1. Zhao, C., Wang, X., Wang, X.*, Wu, K., Li, P., Chang, N., Wang, J., Wang, F., Li, J. and Bi, Y.* (2015). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and alternative oxidase are involved in the cross tolerance of highland barley to salt stress and UV-B radiation. J Plant Physiol. (*Co-corresponding author)
  2. Nan, W.*, Wang, X.*, Yang, L., Hu, Y., Wei, Y., Liang, X., Mao, L. and Bi, Y. (2014). Cyclic GMP is involved in auxin signalling during Arabidopsis root growth and development. J Exp Bot 65(6): 1571-1583. (*Co-first author)
  3. Li, X. J., Zhang, Y. F., Hou, M., Sun, F., Shen, Y., Xiu, Z. H., Wang, X., Chen, Z. L., Sun, S. S., Small, I. and Tan, B. C. (2014). Small kernel 1 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat protein required for mitochondrial nad7 transcript editing and seed development in maize (Zea mays) and rice (Oryza sativa). Plant J 79(5): 797-809.
  4. Wang, X. M., Hou, C., Liu, J., He, W. L., Gong, H. L., Shi, C. Y. and Bi, Y. R. (2013). Hydrogen peroxide plays a role in the regulation of rice (Oryza sativa L.) tolerance to salt stress. Acta Physiol Plant 35: 891–900.
  5. Liu, J., Wang, X., Hu, Y., Hu, W. and Bi, Y. (2013). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase plays a pivotal role in tolerance to drought stress in soybean roots. Plant Cell Rep 32(3): 415-429.
  6. Lu, H., Wan, Q., Wang, H., Na, X., Wang, X. and Bi, Y. (2012). Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunctions are early events in narciclasine-induced programmed cell death in tobacco Bright Yellow-2 cells. Physiol Plant 144(1): 48-58.
  7. Liang, X., Wang, H., Mao, L., Hu, Y., Dong, T., Zhang, Y., Wang, X. and Bi, Y. (2012). Involvement of COP1 in ethylene- and light-regulated hypocotyl elongation. Planta 236(6): 1791-1802.
  8. Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Wang, X. and Bi, Y. (2011). Nitric oxide enhances aluminum tolerance by affecting cell wall polysaccharides in rice roots. Plant Cell Rep 30(9): 1701-1711.
  9. Na, X., Hu, Y., Yue, K., Lu, H., Jia, P., Wang, H., Wang, X. and Bi, Y. (2011). Concentration-dependent effects of narciclasine on cell cycle progression in Arabidopsis root tips. BMC Plant Biol 11: 184.
  10. Li, J., Chen, G., Wang, X., Zhang, Y., Jia, H. and Bi, Y. (2011). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-dependent hydrogen peroxide production is involved in the regulation of plasma membrane H+-ATPase and Na+/H+ antiporter protein in salt-stressed callus from Carex moorcroftii. Physiol Plant 141(3): 239-250.
  11. Li, J.*, Wang, X.*, Zhang, Y., Jia, H. and Bi, Y. (2011). cGMP regulates hydrogen peroxide accumulation in calcium-dependent salt resistance pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Planta 234(4): 709-722. (*Co-first author)
  12. Wang, X., Li, J., Liu, J., He, W. and Bi, Y. (2010). Nitric oxide increases mitochondrial respiration in a cGMP-dependent manner in the callus from Arabidopsis thaliana. Nitric Oxide 23(3): 242-250.
  13. Wang, H., Liang, X., Wan, Q., Wang, X. and Bi, Y. (2009). Ethylene and nitric oxide are involved in maintaining ion homeostasis in Arabidopsis callus under salt stress. Planta 230(2): 293-307.
  14. Wang, X., Ma, Y., Huang, C., Wan, Q., Li, N. and Bi, Y. (2008). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase plays a central role in modulating reduced glutathione levels in reed callus under salt stress. Planta 227(3): 611-623.
  15. Wang, X., Ma, Y., Huang, C., Li, J., Wan, Q. and Bi, Y. (2008). Involvement of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in reduced glutathione maintenance and hydrogen peroxide signal under salt stress. Plant Signal Behav 3(6): 394-395.
Protocols by Xiao-Min Wang
  1. Measurement of Mitochondrial Respiration Rate in Maize (Zea mays) Leaves