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Jia Xu


Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2013

Current position

Molecular biologist, Futuragene Biotechnology (Shanghai) CO., LTD, China


  1. Xu, J., Duan, X., Yang, J., Beeching, J. R. and Zhang, P. (2013). Coupled expression of Cu/Zn-superoxide dismutase and catalase in cassava improves tolerance against cold and drought stresses. Plant Signal Behav 8(6).
  2. Xu, J., Duan, X., Yang, J., Beeching, J. R. and Zhang, P. (2013). Enhanced reactive oxygen species scavenging by overproduction of superoxide dismutase and catalase delays postharvest physiological deterioration of cassava storage roots. Plant Physiol 161(3): 1517-1528.
  3. Duan, X., Xu, J., Ling, E. and Zhang, P. (2013). Expression of Cry1Aa in cassava improves its insect resistance against Helicoverpa armigera. Plant Mol Biol 83(1-2): 131-141.
  4. Xu, J., Aileni, M., Abbagani, S. and Zhang, P. (2010). A reliable and efficient method for total rna isolation from various members of spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Phytochem Anal 21(5): 395-398.
Protocols by Jia Xu
  1. Fluorescence Measurement of Postharvest Physiological Deterioration (PPD) in Cassava Storage Roots