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01 Jin M, Zhang XH,Zhao MC,Deng M, Du YH, Zhou Y, Wang SC, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Willmitzer L, Brotman Y, Yan JB, Wen W. Integrated genomics-based mapping reveals the genetics underlying maize flavonoid biosynthesis.

BMC Plant Biology , 17: 17.

02 Xiao YJ, Liu HJ, Wu LJ, Warburton M, Yan JB. Genome-wide association studies in maize: praise and stargaze.

Molecular Plant , 20 December 2016.

03 Zhang XH,Huang CL,Wu D,Qiao F, Li WQ, Duan LF, Wang K, Xiao YJ, Chen GX, Liu Q, Xiong LZ, Yang WN, Yan JB. High-throughput phenotyping and QTL mapping reveals the genetic architecture of maize plant growth.

Plant Physiology , January 2017.

04 Deng M, Li DQ, Luo JY, Xiao YJ, Liu HJ, Pan QC, Zhang XH, Jin ML, Zhao MC, Yan JB. The genetic architecture of amino acids dissection by association and linkage analysis in maize..

Plant Biotechnology Journal , February 2017.

05 Liu CX, Li X, Meng DX, Zhong Y, Chen C, Dong X, Xu XW, Chen BJ , Li W, Li L, Tian XL, Zhao HM, Song WB, Luo HS, Zhang QH, Lai JS, Jin WW, Yan JB, Chen SJ. A 4bp insertion at ZmPLA1 encoding a putative phospholipase A generates haploid induction in maize.

Molecular Plant , January 2017.

01 Wen WW, Liu HJ, Zhou Y, Jin M, Yang N, Li D, Luo J, Xiao YJ, Pan QC, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Yan JB. Combining quantitative genetics approaches withregulatory network analysis to dissect the complex metabolism of the maizekernel.

Plant Pysiology, 170, 136–146.

02 Pan QC, Li L, Yang XH, Tong H, Xu ST, Li ZG, Li WY, Muehlbauer GJ, Li JS, Yan JB. Genome-wide recombination dynamics are associated with phenotypic variation in maize. New Phytol., online Dec 31, 2015.
03 Xiao YJ, Tong H, Yang XH, Xu SZ, Pan QC, Qiao F, Raihan MS, Luo Y, Liu HJ, Zhang XH, Yang N, Wang XQ, Deng M, Jin ML, Zhao LJ, Luo X, Zhou Y, Li X, Liu J, Zhan W, Liu NN, Wang H, Chen GS, Cai Y, Xu G, Wang WD, Zheng DB, Yan JB. Genome-wide dissection of the maize ear genetic architecture using multiple populations.

New Phytol., online Dec 31, 2015.

04 Jin ML, Liu HJ, He C, Fu JJ, Xiao YJ, Wang YB, Xie WB, Wang GY, Yan JB. Maize pan-transcriptome provides novel insights into genome complexity and quantitative trait variation. Sci Rep, 6, 18936.
05 Chen GS, Wang XM, Long SS, Jaqueth J, Li BL, Yan JB, Ding JQ. Mapping of QTL conferring resistance to northern corn leaf blight using high-density SNPs in maize.

Mol Breeding., 36:4.

06 Zhang XH, Warburton ML, Setter T, Liu HJ, Xue YD, Yang N, Yan JB, Xiao YJ. Genome-wide association studies of drought-related metabolic changes in maize using an enlarged SNP panel. Theor Appl Genet, online Apr 27, 2016.
07 Raihan MS, Liu J, Huang J, Guo H, Pan QC, Yan JB. Multi-environment QTL analysis of grain morphology traits and fine mapping of a kernel-width QTL in Zheng58 × SK maize population.

Theor Appl Genet., online May 06, 2016.

08 Wen WW, Brotman Y, Willmitzer L, Yan JB, Fernie AR. Broadening Our Portfolio in the Genetic Improvement of Maize Chemical Composition. Trends Genet, online May 24, 2016.
09 Liu H, Luo X, Niu L, Xiao Y, Chen L, Liu J, Wang X, Jin M, Li W, Zhang Q, and Yan J. Distant eQTLs and non-coding sequences play critical roles in regulating gene expression and quantitative trait variation in maize.

Mol Plant, online Jun 27, 2016.

10 Liu H, Wang F, Xiao Y, Tian Z, Wen W, Zhang X, Chen X, Liu N, Li W, Liu L, Liu J, Yan J, Liu J. MODEM: multi-omics data envelopment and mining in maize. Database,baw117, 1-9, 2016.
11 Wang X, Wang H, Liu S, Ferjani A, Li J, Yan J, Yang X, Qin F. Genetic variation in ZmVPP1 contributes to drought tolerance in maize seedlings.

Nat Genet, online Aug 15, 2016.

12 Liang X, Wang K, Huang C, Zhang X, Yan J, Yang W. A high-throughput maize kernel traits scorer based on line-scan imaging. Measurement, 2016: 453-460.
01 Zuo WL, Chao Q, Zhang N, Ye JR, Tan GQ, Li BL, Xing YX, Zhang BQ, Liu HJ, Fengler KA, Zhao J, Zhao XR, Chen YS, Lai JS, Yan JB, Xu ML. A maize wall-associated kinase confers quantitative resistance to head smut.

Nat Genet.,47: 151–157.

02 Liu HJ, Wang XQ, Warburton ML, Wen WW, Jin ML, Deng M, Liu J, Tong H, Pan QC, Yang XH, Yan JB. Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Phenomic Variation Reveals the Complex Adaptation of Modern Maize Breeding. Molecular Plant, January 2015
03 Li X, Lin L, Yan jB. Dissecting meiotic recombination based on tetrad analysis by single-microspore sequencing in maize.

Nat Commun.,6: 6648.

04 Xing AQ, Gao YF, Ye LF, Zhang WP, Cai LC, Ching A, Llaca V, Johnson B, Liu L, Yang XH, Kang DM, Yan JB, Li JS. A rare SNP mutation in Brachytic2 moderately reduces plant height and increases yield potential in maize. Journal of Experimental Botany, April 2015.
05 Wen W, Li K, Alseek S, Omranian N, Zhou Y, Xiao YJ, Jin M, Yang N, Liu HJ, Florian A, Li WQ, Pan QC, Nikoloski Z, Yan JB and Fernie A. Genetic Determinants of the Network of Primary Metabolism and Their Relationships to Plant Performance in a Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Population.

Plant Cell., July 2015.

06 Liu L, Du YF, Huo DA, Wang M, Shen XM, Yue B, Qiu FZ, Zheng YL, Yan JB, Zhang ZX. Genetic architecture of maize kernel row number and whole genome prediction. Theor Appl Genet, July 2015.
07 Feng Y, Zheng Q, Song H, Wang Y, Wang H, Jiang LJ, Yan JB, Zheng YL, Yue B. Multiple loci not only Rf3 involved in the restoration ability of pollen fertility, anther exsertion and pollen shedding to S type cytoplasmic male sterile in maize.

Theor Appl Genet, July 2015.

08 Ding JQ, Ali F, Chen GS, Li HH, Mahuku G, Yang N, Narro L, Magorokosho C, Makumbi D, Yan JB. Genome-wide association mapping reveals novel sources of resistance to northern corn leaf blight in maize. BMC Plant Biology, August 2015.
09 Liu NN, Yan JB. The progress and perspective of vitamin A biofortification for maize (玉米维生素A生物强化研究进展和展望).

Chinese Bulletin of Life Sciences, August 2015.

10 Liu J, Deng M, Guo H, Raihan S, Luo JY, Xu YC, Dong XF, Yan JB. Maize orthologs of rice GS5 and their trans-regulator are associated with kernel development. J Integr Plant Biol,57, 943–953.
11 Chen GS, Wang XM, Hao JJ, Yan JB, Ding JQ. Genome-Wide Association Implicates Candidate Genes Conferring Resistance to Maize Rough Dwarf Disease in Maize.

PLoS ONE, 10, e0142001.

12 Liu L, Du YF, Shen XM, Li MF, Sun W, Huang J, Liu ZJ, Tao YS, Zheng YL, Yan JB, Zhang ZX. KRN4 Controls Quantitative Variation in Maize Kernel Row Number. PLoS Genet, 11, e1005670.
13 Wang TT, Wang M, Hu ST, Xiao YN, Tong H, Pan QC, Xue JQ, Yan JB, Li JS, Yang XH. Genetic basis of maize kernel starch content revealed by high-density single nucleotide polymorphism markers in a recombinant inbred line population.

BMC Plant Biology, 115, 288.

01 Wen WW, Li D, Li X, Gao YQ, Li WQ, Li HH, Liu J, Liu HJ, Chen W, Luo J & Yan JB. Metabolome-based genome-wide association study of maize kernel leads to novel biochemical insights.

Nat Commun.,5: 3438.

02 Li K, Yan JB, Li JS & Yang XH. Genetic architecture of rind penetrometer resistance in two maize recombinant inbred line populations. BMC Plant Biology, June 2014
03 Guo TT, Yang N, Tong H, Pan QC, Yang XH, Tang JH, Wang JK, Li JS, Yan JB Genetic basis of grain yield heterosis in an “immortalized F2s” maize population.

Theor Appl Genet, online: August 2014.

04 Yang N, Lu YL, Yang XH, Huang J, Zhou Y, Ali F, Wen WW, Liu J, Li JS & Yan JB. Genome Wide Association Studies Using a New Nonparametric Model Reveal the Genetic Architecture of 17 Agronomic Traits in an Enlarged Maize Association Panel. Plos Genetics, 10(9): e1004573 2014
01 Ali F, Pan QC, Chen GS, Zahid KR, Yan JB. Evidence of Multiple Disease Resistance (MDR) and Implication of Meta-Analysis in Marker Assisted Selection.

PLoS ONE,8(7): e68150.

02 Xue YD, Warburton ML, Sawkins M, Zhang XH, Setter T, Xu YB, Grudloyma P, Gethi J, Ribaut JM, Li WC, Zhang XB, Zheng YL, Yan JB. Genome-wide association analysis for nine agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions Theor Appl Genet, July 2013
03 Liu SX, Wang XL, Wang HW, Xin HB, Yang XH, Yan JB, Li JS, Tran LP, Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Qin F. Genome-Wide Analysis of ZmDREB Genes and Their Association with Natural Variation in Drought Tolerance at Seedling Stage of Zea mays L.

PLOS Genetics,9(9): e1003790.

04 Yang Q, Li Z, Li WQ, Ku LX, Wang C, Ye JR, Li K, Yang N, Li YP, Zhong T, Li JS, Chen YH, Yan JB, Yang XH, Xu ML. CACTA-like transposable element in ZmCCT attenuated photoperiod sensitivity and accelerated the postdomestication spread of maize. PNAS, October 2013
05 Fu JJ, Cheng YB, Linghu JJ, Yang XH, Kang L, Zhang ZX, Zhang J, He C, Du XM, Peng ZY, Wang B, Zhai LH, Dai CM,Xu JB, Wang WD,Li XR, Zheng J,Chen L, Luo LH, Liu JJ,Qian XJ, Yan JB, Wang J, Wang GY. RNA sequencing reveals the complex regulatory network in the maize kernel.

Nat Commun.,4:2832

01 Wen WW, Guo TT, Tovar VHC, Li HH, Yan JB, Taba S The strategy and potential utilization of temperate germplasm for tropical germplasm improvement: a case study of maize (Zea mays L.)

Mol Breeding,07 January 2012

02 Wen WW, Franco J, Chavez-Tovar VH, Yan JB, Taba S Genetic Characterization of a Core Set of a Tropical Maize Race Tuxpen˜o for Further Use in Maize Improvemen PLoS ONE, March 2012 | Volume 7
03 Ali F, Yan JB Disease Resistance in Maize and the Role of Molecular Breeding in Defending Against Global Threat.

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology ,2012, 54(3): 134–151

04 Zhou Y, Han YJ, Li ZG, Fu Y, Fu ZY, Xu ST, Li JS, Yan JB and Yang XH. ZmcrtRB3 Encodes a Carotenoid Hydroxylase that Affects the A ccumulation of α-carotene in Maize Kernel. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology , 2012, 54(4): 260–269
05 Li Q, Yang XH, Xu ST, Cai Y, Zhang DL, Han YJ, Li L, Zhang ZX, Gao SB, Li JS, Yan JB. Genome-Wide Association Studies Identified Three Independent Polymorphisms Associated with a-Tocopherol Content in Maize Kernels.

PLoS ONE 7(5): e36807.

06 Yang XH, Ma HL, Zhang P, Yan JB, Guo YQ, Song TM, Li JS. Characterization of QTL for oil content in maize kernel. Theor Appl Genet , 2012 Jun 6.
07 Zhang P, Allen WB, Nagasawa N, Ching AS, Heppard EP, Li H, Hao XM, Li XW, Yang XH, Yan JB, Nagato Y, Sakai H, Shen B, Li JS. A transposable element insertion within ZmGE2gene is associated with increase in embryo to endosperm ratio in maize.

Theor Appl Genet July 7,2012

08 Wang M, Yan JB, Zhao JR, Song W, Zhang XB, Xiao YN, Zheng YL. Genome-wide association study(GWAS) of resistance to head smut in maize. Plant Science Aug 14,2012
09 Guo TT, Li HH, Yan JB, Tang JH, Li JS, Zhang ZW, Zhang LY, Wang JK. Performance prediction of F1 hybrids between recombinant inbred lines derived from two elite maize inbred lines.

Theor Appl Genet , 2012 Sep 13.

10 Babu R, Rojas NP, Gao SB, Yan JB & Pixley K. Validation of the effects of molecular marker polymorphisms in LcyE and CrtRB1 on provitamin A concentrations for 26 tropical maize populations. Theor Appl Genet Oct 02,2012
11 Xu ST, Zhang DL, Cai Y, Zhou Y, Shan T, Ali F, Li Q, Li ZG, Wang WD, Li JS, Yang XH, Yan JB. Dissecting tocopherols content in maize (Zea mays L.), using two segregating populations and high-density single nucleotide polymorphism markers.

BMC Plant Biology , 2012 NOV 02.

12 Fu ZY, Chai YC, Zhou Y, Yang XH, Warburton ML, Xu ST, Cai Y, Zhang DL, Li JS, Yan JB. Natural variation in the sequence ofPSY1and frequency of favorable polymorphisms among tropical and temperate maize germplasm. Theor Appl Genet Dec 13,2012
13 Li H, Peng ZY, Yang XH, Wang WD, Fu JJ, Wang JH, Han YJ, Chai YC, Guo TT, Yang N, Liu J, Warburton ML, Cheng YB, Hao XM, Zhang P, Zhao JY, Liu YJ, Wang GY, Li JS & Yan JB. Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis in maize kernels.

Nature Genetics , 2012 DEC 17.

14 Pan QC, Ali F, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. Exploring the Genetic Characteristics of Two Recombinant Inbred Line Populations via High-Density SNP Markers in Maize. PLOS ONE , Dec 27,2012
01 Yan JB,Warburton M,Crouch J. Association mapping for enhancing maize genetic improvement

Crop Science,2011,51:433-449

02 Setter TL, Yan JB,Warburton M,Ribaut JM,Xu Y,Sawkins M,Buckler ES,Zhang Z,Gore MA. Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought Journal of Experimental Botany, 2011, 62: 701-716
03 Zhou JQ, Guo YQ, Gao YF, Li JS, Yan JB A SSR Linkage Map of Maize×Teosinte F2 Population and Analysis of Segregation Distortion Agricultural Sciences in China, 2011, 10: 166-174
04 Wei WW, Taba S, Shah T, Chavez V, Yan JB Detection on genetic integrity of conserved maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm in genebank using SNP markers Genet Resour Crop Ev, 2011, 58: 189–207
05 Liu Y, Chander S, Yan JB, Song CP,Zhao JR, Li JS Maize leaf temperature responses to drought: Thermal imaging and quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping Environmental and Experimental Botany, 71 (2011) 158–165
06 Zhou LL, Zhang JY, Yan JB, Song RT Two transposable element insertions are causative mutations for the major domestication gene teosinte branched 1 in modern maize Cell Research advance online publication ,21 June 2011
07 Yang XH, Xu YB, Shah T, Li HH, Han ZH, Li JS, Yan JB Comparison of SSRs and SNPs in assessment of genetic relatedness in maize Genetica, DOI 10.1007/s10709-011-9606-9
08 Li L, Li H, Li Q, Yang XH, Zheng DB, Warburton M, Chai YC, Zhang P, Guo YQ,Yan JB, Li JS. An 11-bp Insertion in Zea mays fatb Reduces the Palmitic Acid Content of Fatty Acids in Maize Grain PLoS ONE September 2011 | Volume 6 | Issue 9 | e24699
09 Wen WW, Araus JL, Shah T, Cairns J, Mahuku G, Bänziger M, Torres JL, Sánchez C, and Yan JB Molecular Characterization of a Diverse Maize Inbred Line Collection and its Potential Utilization for Stress Tolerance Improvement Crop Sciencedoi: 10.2135/cropsci2010.08.0465
10 Chai YC, Hao XM, Yang XH, WB Allen, Li JM, Yan JB, Shen B, Li JS Validation of DGAT1-2 polymorphisms associated with oil content and development of functional markers for molecular breeding of high-oil maize Mol BreedingDOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9644-0
11 Yang XH, Gao SB, Xu ST, Zhang ZX, Prasanna BM, Li L, Li JS, Yan JB Characterization of a global germplasm collection and its potential utilization for analysis of complex quantitative traits in maize Molecular Breeding,DOI 10.1007/s11032-010-9500-7
01 Yan JB, Kandianis CB, Harjes CE, Bai L, Kim E, Yang XH, Skinner D, Fu ZY, Mitchell S, Li Q, Fernandez MGS, Zaharieva M, Babu R, Fu Y, Palacios N, Li JS, DellaPenna D, Brutnell T, Buckler ES, Warburton ML, Rocheford T. Rare genetic variation at zea mays crtRB1 increases β-carotene in maize grain Nature Genetics, 2010, 42: 322–327
02 Du HW,Liu ZP,Yan JB,Li JS
Tissue Cultural Characterization of Haploid Coleoptilar Node in Maize Scientia Agricultura Sinica.2010,43(15):3098-3105
03 Crossa J, de Los Campos G, Pérez P, Gianola D, Burgueño J, Araus JL, Makumbi D, Singh R, Dreisigacker S, Yan JB, Arief V, Banziger M, Braun HJ. Prediction of genetic values of quantitative traits in plant breeding using pedigree and molecular markers Genetics, 2010, 186: 713–724
04 Li Q, Li L, Yang XH, Bai GH, Warburton M, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB Function, relationship, and evolutionary fate of two maize genes orthologous to rice GW2 associated with kernel size and weight BMC plant biology, 2010, 10:143
05 Yang XH, Yan JB, Shah T, Warburton M, Li Q, Li L, Gao Y F, Chai YC, Fu ZY, Zhou Y, Xu ST, Bai GH, Meng YJ, Zheng YP, Li JS. Genetic analysis and characterization of a new maize association mapping panel for quantitative trait loci dissection

Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 121: 417-431

06 Yan JB, Yang XH, Shah T, Sánchez H, Li JS, Warburton M, Zhou Y, Crouch J, Xu YB. High-throughput SNP genotyping with the GoldenGate assay in maize Molecular breeding, 2010 25:441–451
07 Fu zhiyuan, Yan JB, Zheng YP, Warburton M, Crouch J, Li JS. Genetic Diversity and Molecular Evolution analysis of PSY1 Gene among Grasses Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:709–720
08 Li Q, Yang XH, Bai GH, Warburton M, Mahuku G, Gore M, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB. Cloning and characterization of a putative GS3 ortholog involved in maize kernel development Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:753–763
09 Li L, Li H, Li JY, Xu ST, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. A genome-wide survey of maize lipid-related genes: candidate genes mining, digital gene expression profiling and co-location with QTL for maize kernel oil Science China: life science, 2010, 53: 690-700
10 Yang XH, Guo YQ, Yan JB, Zhang J, Song TM, Rocheford T, Li JS. Major and Minor QTL and Epistasis Contribute to Fatty Acid Composition and Oil Concentration in High-oil Maize Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:665–678
11 Tang J, Yan JB, Ma X, Teng W, Wu W, Dai J, Dhillon BS, Melchinger AE, Li J. Dissection of the genetic basis of heterosis in an elite maize hybrid by QTL mapping in an immortalized F(2) population Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:333–340
12 Du HW, Wu HX, Yan JB, Li JS Effects of basal media, salt concentrations, antioxidant supplements and coeffects on the Agrobacteriummediated transformation efficiency in maize African Journal of Biotechnology Vol.9(8),pp.1135-1143,22 February,2010
13 Meng YJ,Yan JB,Teng WT,Li JS
Trends in Genetic Diversity Among Widely used Inbreds from 1991 to 2001 in China and Application of Three Major Germplasm Groups in Maize Breeding Scientia Agricultura Sinica,2010,43(4):670-679
01 Yan JB, Shah T, Warburton M, Buckler ES, McMullen MD, Crouch J. Genetic characterization of a global maize collection using SNP markers

PLoS ONE 2009, 4(12): e8451.

02 Li Q, Li L, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB. Identification and Characterization of a Class of CACTA Transposable Elements that can Capture Gene Fragment in Maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2009, 54:642-651
03 Xu YB, Skinner D, Wu HX, Palacios-Rojas N, Araus JL, Yan JB, Gao SB, Warburton ML, Crouch JH. Advances in maize genomics and their value for enhancing gains from molecular breeding International Journal of Plant Genomics, 2009:957602
04 Ortiz R, Taba S, Chávez Tovar V, Mezzalama M, Xu YB, Yan JB, Crouch JH. Conserving and enhancing maize genetic resources as global public goods-A perspective from CIMMYT Crop Science, 2010, 50:13-28 (review)
05 Lu YL, Yan JB, Guimarães CT, Hao ZF, Gao SB, Chen SJ, Li JS, Zhang SH, Vivek BS, Magorokosho C, Mugo S, Makumbi D, Taba S, Shah T, Rong TZ, Crouch JH, Xu YB. Molecular characterization of a global maize germplasm collection through large-scale single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping

Theor Appl Genet, 2009, 120: 93–115

06 Liu Z, Yang X, Fu Y, Zhang Y, Yan JB, Song T, Rocheford T, Li J. Proteomic analysis of early germs with high-oil and normal inbred lines in maize Mol Biol Rep. 2009, 36:813–821
07 Li L, Li Q, Wang LB, Zhang ZX, Li JS, Yan JB. Genetic analysis of QTL affecting recombination frequency in whole genome of maize and rice Agricultural Sciences in China, 2009, 42(7):2262-2270
08 Tang JH, MA XQ, Teng WT, Yan JB, Dai JR, Li JS. Mapping Unequal Crossing Over Hotspot Region of Simple Sequence Repeat in Maize Acta Agronomica Sinica, 2009, 33 (8): 1299-1303
09 Zhou Y, Fu ZY, Li Q, Xu ST, Subhash C, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. Comparative analysis of carotenoid and tocopherol compositions in high-oil and normal maize (Zea mays L.) inbreds

Acta Agronomica Sinica, 2009, 35: 2073-2084

10 Fu ZY, Yan JB,Zheng YP,Marilyn L,Warburton,Jonathan H. Crouch, Li JS Nucleotide diversity and molecular evolution of the PSY1 gene in Zea mays compared to some other grass species Theor Appl Genet DOI 10.1007/s00122-009-1188-x
01 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Subhash Chander, Li JS. A genome scan for quantitative trait loci affecting yield and yield components both in single- and two-locus levels in maize

Chinese Science Bulletin, 2006, 51(12): 1452-1461

02 Lu GH, Tang JH, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Li JS, Chen SJ, Ma JC, Liu ZX, E LZ, Zhang YR, Dai JR. Quantitative trait loci mapping of maize yield and its components under different water treatments at flowering time Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 2006, 48 (10): 1233−1243
03 Ju CL, Zhang F, Gao YF, Zhang W, Yan JB, Dai JR, Li JS. Cloneing, chromosome mapping and expression analysis of an R2R3-MYB gene under-expressed in maize hybrid Mol Biol Rep, 2006, 33(2): 103-110
04 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Shi YG, Li JS, Zheng YL. QTL Mapping for Developmental Behavior for Plant Height in Maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2003, 48(23): 2601-2607
05 Zheng YP, Subhash C, Yang XH, Zhou JQ, Li JS, Yan JB. A method for detecting SNP based on PCR technique Journal of China Agricultural University, 2006, 11(3): 51-55
06 Yan JB, Tang JH, Meng YJ, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Subhash C, Li L, Li JS. Improving QTL mapping resolution using genotypically selected samples—a case study with one RIL population Acta Genetica Sinica, 2006, 33 (7): 617-62
07 Tang H, Yan JB, Huang YQ, Li JS, Zheng YL. QTL analysis of maize agronomic traits Acta Genetica Sinica, 2005, 32: 203-209
08 Tang H, Huang YQ, Yan JB, Tang JH, Liu ZH, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genetic Analysis of Yield Traits in Elite Maize Hybrid—YuYu No.22 Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2004, 30(9): 922-926
09 Yan JB, Wang Y, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Li JS. Comparative analyses between EST sequences concerning plant height of maize and sequences of rice genome database

Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2004,30(7): 657-667

10 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Li JS, Zheng YL. Comparative analyses of genomic locations for quantitative trait loci to important agronomic traits in maize and rice Acta Genetica Sinica 2004, 31: 1401-1407
11 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Shi YG, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genomic analysis of plant height in maize through molecular marker Agricultural Sciences in China. 2003, 10: 1069-1075
12 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genetics Analysis of Segregation Distortion of Molecular Markers in Maize F2 Population Acta Genetica Sinica.2003, 30: 913-918
13 Tang JH, Teng WT, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Meng YJ, Li JS. Genetic analysis of plant height using a set of recombinant inbred line populations in maize

Euphytica, 2007, 155:117–124

14 Ma XQ, Tang JH, Teng WT, Yan JB, Meng YJ, Li JS. Epistatic interaction is an important genetic basis of grain yield and its components in maize Molecular Breeding, 2007, 20: 41–51
15 Chander S, Guo YQ, Yang XH, Zhang J, Lu XQ, Yan JB, Song TM, Rocheford TR, Li JS. Using molecular markers to identify two major loci controlling carotenoid contents in maize grain Theor Appl Genet. 2007, 116: 223-233
16 Tang JH, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Yan JB, Wu WR, Dar JR, Li JS. Detection of quantitative trait loci and heterotic loci for plant height using an immortalized F2 population in maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2007, 52(4): 477-483
17 Tang JH, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Meng YJ, Dai JR, Li JS. Genetic dissection for grain yield and its components using an “immortalized F2 population”in maize Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2007, 33 (8): 1299-1303
18 Yang XH, Yan JB, Zheng YP, Yu JM, Li JS. Review of Association Analysis for Quantitative Traits in Plants Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2007, 33 (4): 523-530 (Review)
19 Harjes CE, Rocheford T, Bai L, Brutnell T, Kandianis CB, Sowinski S, Stapleton A, Vallabhaneni R, Williams M, Wurtzel E, Yan JB, Buckler ES. Natural genetic variation in lycopene epsilon cyclase can enhance provitamin a biofortification of maize

Science, 2008, 319: 330-333

20 Chander S, Meng YJ, Zhang YR, Yan JB, Li JS. Comparison of Nutritional Traits Variability in Selected Eighty-Seven Inbreds from Chinese Maize (Zea mays L.) Germplasm J Agric Food Chem, 2008, 56 (15), 6506–6511
21 Chander S, Guo YQ, Yang XH, Yan JB, Zhang YR, Song TM, Li JS. Genetic dissection of tocopherol content and composition in maize grain using Quantitative Trait Loci analysis and candidate gene approach Molecular breeding, 2008, 22:353-365
22 Ding JQ, Wang XM, Chander S, Yan JB, Li JS. QTL mapping of resistance to Fusarium ear rot using a RIL population in maize Molecular breeding, 2008, 22:395-408
23 Zhang J, Lu XQ, Song XF, Yan JB, Song TM, Dai JR, Rocheford TR, Li JS. Mapping quantitative trait loci for oil, starch, and protein concentrations in grain with high-oil maize by SSR markers

Euphytica, 2008, 162:335–344

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过去的几十年,研究者主要关注焦点在于包括玉米在内的作物的驯化改良,但物种对多变环境的适应过程在近些年引起人们越来越大的兴趣。本研究结合多层次组学数据系统性探究了玉米适应性过程,揭示了转录调控是玉米适应性进化的关键动力。相关成果近期以封面文章形式发表在《Molecular Plant》期刊六月份的Plant Genomics专辑上...

严建兵教授课题组首次实现玉米单细胞测序

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Mar 25, 2015

严建兵教授课题组通过对24个玉米四分体的单细胞分析获得多个创新性的科学发现,对玉米重组规律有了新认识,丰富了遗传学理论,为作物的遗传育种提供了有价值的信息...

玉米团队在代谢研究方面取得新进展

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Jul 19, 2015

2015年7月17日, the Plant Cell杂志在线发表了我校作物遗传改良国家重点实验室/生命科学技术学院严建兵教授与德国马普分子植物生理研究所Alisdair Fernie博士课题组的合作研究论文。...

玉米团队发明一种全基因组关联分析新方法

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Sep 12, 2014

2014年9月11日,遗传学期刊PLoS Genetics在线发表了我校作物遗传改良国家重点实验室玉米团队严建兵教授课题组及其合作者在玉米复杂农艺性状全基因组关联分析方面的研究论文...

我校科学家绘出新的玉米籽粒代谢“蓝图”

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Mar 17, 2014

3月17日,自然·通讯 杂志在线发表了我校严建兵教授和罗杰教授课题组合作完成的研究论文“基于玉米籽粒代谢组的全基因组关联分析描绘了崭新的生化代谢蓝图”...

我校科学家全基因组水平解析玉米籽粒调控网络

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Dec 22, 2013

2013年12月17日,自然·通讯 杂志在线发表了我校严建兵教授及其合作者的研究论文“通过RNA测序解析玉米籽粒复杂的调控网络”的文章...

【狮山之子】严建兵:狮子山下“种田农民”

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Nov 15, 2013

“我一直都在这块土地上,从来不曾远离。"记MaizeGo supervisor种田农民——严建兵老师...

一个控制玉米适应性的关键基因被克隆

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Oct 12, 2013

10月2日美国科学院院刊(PNAS)在线发表了题为“CACAT-like transposable element in ZmCCT attenuated photoperiod sensitivity and accelerated the postdomestication spread of maize”的论文,刊发了华中农大生命科学技术学院严建兵教授及其合作者的最新研究成果,该成果为解释玉米从短日照到长日照的驯化找到了“钥匙”...

《自然•遗传学》发表我校玉米课题组最新研究成果

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Dec 17, 2012

2012年12月17日(北京时间)国际著名期刊《自然•遗传学》杂志在线发表了我校作物遗传改良国家重点实验室严建兵教授及其合作者的最新研究成果“全基因组关联分析剖析玉米籽粒油份合成的遗传结构”(Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis in maize kernels)...

Maize: It’s in the Genes

Crop Science Society of America: MADISON, WI APRIL 28, 2011

Study identifies association mapping as a way to improve the global food security in international maize production...

Rare genetic variation at Zea mays crtRB1 increases β-carotene in maize grain

Maize Research: By MaizeGDB Editorial Board on 3 May 2010

Vitamin A deficiency is a serious, worldwide health problem. Increasing the concentration of Vitamin A-precursor carotenes in cereal grain is one way to address this crisis...

Gene variation ups vitamin A source by 18-fold in maize

The enconomic time: ET Bureau, Mar 24, 2010, 01.18pm IST

A team of scientists has discovered rare variations of a maize gene (crtRB1) that can lead to an 18-fold increase in beta-carotene content of maize in an academic research setting. Plant breeders are starting to use these naturally occurring genetic variations to breed maize that can provide more beta-carotene to malnourished people. The body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A.

Tropical maize gets vitamin A boost

Scidev: Mićo Tatalović, March 23, 2010

Scientists have produced new strains of maize that could cut vitamin A deficiency among people in developing countries...

Vitamin A biofortification in corn

Nature Genetics, March 22, 2010

Naturally occurring genetic variants at the crtRB1 gene ― involved in synthesis of beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A ― are associated with increased levels of beta-carotene in maize, according to a report published online this week in Nature Genetics. These favorable variants are presently being bred into tropical maize grown in developing countries where vitamin A is needed to improve health...

More Vitamin A from Maize?

Haverst Plus, March 21, 2010

Rare Variation in Maize Gene Results in More Beta-Carotene...

Boosting Vitamin A Levels in Corn To Fight Hunger

USDA Agricultural Research Service: Dennis O'Brien

The team took a new approach to identify specific genes and regions of the corn chromosomes that influence production of carotenoids...