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Cheng-Hsun Ho


Ph.D.in Mol. & Cell Biol., National Defense Medical Center, National Taiwan University, 2009

Current position

Assistant Research Fellow, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2015-present)


  1. Ho, C. H. and Frommer, W. B. (2014). Fluorescent sensors for activity and regulation of the nitrate transceptor CHL1/NRT1.1 and oligopeptide transporters. Elife 3: e01917.
  2. Jones, A. M., Xuan, Y., Xu, M., Wang, R. S., Ho, C. H., Lalonde, S., You, C. H., Sardi, M. I., Parsa, S. A., Smith-Valle, E., Su, T., Frazer, K. A., Pilot, G., Pratelli, R., Grossmann, G., Acharya, B. R., Hu, H. C., Engineer, C., Villiers, F., Ju, C., Takeda, K., Su, Z., Dong, Q., Assmann, S. M., Chen, J., Kwak, J. M., Schroeder, J. I., Albert, R., Rhee, S. Y. and Frommer, W. B. (2014). Border control--a membrane-linked interactome of Arabidopsis. Science 344(6185): 711-716.
  3. De Michele, R., Ast, C., Loque, D., Ho, C. H., Andrade, S. L., Lanquar, V., Grossmann, G., Gehne, S., Kumke, M. U. and Frommer, W. B. (2013). Fluorescent sensors reporting the activity of ammonium transceptors in live cells. Elife 2: e00800.
  4. Jones, A. M., Grossmann, G., Danielson, J. A., Sosso, D., Chen, L. Q., Ho, C. H. and Frommer, W. B. (2013). In vivo biochemistry: applications for small molecule biosensors in plant biology. Curr Opin Plant Biol 16(3): 389-395.
  5. Tsay, Y. F., Ho, C. H., Chen, H. Y. and Lin, S. H. (2011). Integration of nitrogen and potassium signaling. Annu Rev Plant Biol 62: 207-226.
  6. Ho, C. H. and Tsay, Y. F. (2010). Nitrate, ammonium, and potassium sensing and signaling. Curr Opin Plant Biol 13(5): 604-610.
  7. Ho, C. H., Lin, S. H., Hu, H. C. and Tsay, Y. F. (2009). CHL1 functions as a nitrate sensor in plants. Cell 138(6): 1184-1194.
  8. Tsay, Y. F., Chiu, C. C., Tsai, C. B., Ho, C. H. and Hsu, P. K. (2007). Nitrate transporters and peptide transporters. FEBS Lett 581(12): 2290-2300.
Protocols by Cheng-Hsun Ho
  1. Design and Functional Analysis of Fluorescent Nitrate and Peptide Transporter Activity Sensors in Yeast Cultures