Hong Ma


Affiliation: Fudan University
Country: China


  1. Qian S, Wang Y, Ma H, Zhang L. Expansion and Functional Divergence of Jumonji C-Containing Histone Demethylases: Significance of Duplications in Ancestral Angiosperms and Vertebrates. Plant Physiol. 2015;168:1321-37 pubmed publisher
  2. Huang C, Zhang C, Liu M, Hu Y, Gao T, Qi J, et al. Multiple Polyploidization Events across Asteraceae with Two Nested Events in the Early History Revealed by Nuclear Phylogenomics. Mol Biol Evol. 2016;33:2820-2835 pubmed
  3. Huang J, Cheng Z, Wang C, Hong Y, Su H, Wang J, et al. Formation of interference-sensitive meiotic cross-overs requires sufficient DNA leading-strand elongation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:12534-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Given that meiotic recombination and DNA synthesis are conserved in divergent eukaryotes, this study and our previous study suggest a novel role for DNA synthesis in the differentiation of meiotic recombination pathways. ..
  4. Jin Y, Pan W, Zheng X, Cheng X, Liu M, Ma H, et al. OsERF101, an ERF family transcription factor, regulates drought stress response in reproductive tissues. Plant Mol Biol. 2018;98:51-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that OsERF101 is a gene that regulates dehydration responses during the vegetative and reproductive stages. ..
  5. Qi X, Kuo L, Guo C, Li H, Li Z, Qi J, et al. A well-resolved fern nuclear phylogeny reveals the evolution history of numerous transcription factor families. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018;127:961-977 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides a robust phylogenetic and gene family evolution framework, as well as rich molecular resources for understanding the morphological and functional evolution in ferns. ..
  6. Ye J, Zhang Z, You C, Zhang X, Lu J, Ma H. Abundant protein phosphorylation potentially regulates Arabidopsis anther development. J Exp Bot. 2016;67:4993-5008 pubmed publisher
  7. Ren R, Wang H, Guo C, Zhang N, Zeng L, Chen Y, et al. Widespread Whole Genome Duplications Contribute to Genome Complexity and Species Diversity in Angiosperms. Mol Plant. 2018;11:414-428 pubmed publisher
  8. Lu P, Wijeratne A, Wang Z, Copenhaver G, Ma H. Arabidopsis PTD is required for type I crossover formation and affects recombination frequency in two different chromosomal regions. J Genet Genomics. 2014;41:165-75 pubmed publisher
    ..63% and 22.26% in wild-type to 1.14% and 6.36%, respectively, in the ptd-2 mutant. These results revealed new aspects of PTD function in meiotic crossover formation. ..
  9. Zhang B, Wang L, Zeng L, Zhang C, Ma H. Arabidopsis TOE proteins convey a photoperiodic signal to antagonize CONSTANS and regulate flowering time. Genes Dev. 2015;29:975-87 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, TOE1 interacts with the LOV domain of FKF1 and likely interferes with the FKF1-CO interaction, resulting in partial degradation of the CO protein in the afternoon to prevent premature flowering. ..

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  1. Huang C, Sun R, Hu Y, Zeng L, Zhang N, Cai L, et al. Resolution of Brassicaceae Phylogeny Using Nuclear Genes Uncovers Nested Radiations and Supports Convergent Morphological Evolution. Mol Biol Evol. 2016;33:394-412 pubmed publisher
    ..These results form a foundation for future evolutionary analyses of structures and functions across Brassicaceae. ..
  2. Lu D, Ni W, Stanley B, Ma H. Proteomics and transcriptomics analyses of Arabidopsis floral buds uncover important functions of ARABIDOPSIS SKP1-LIKE1. BMC Plant Biol. 2016;16:61 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggested that ASK1-E3s play important roles in Arabidopsis protein degradation during flower development. This study opens up new possibilities for further functional studies of these candidate E3 substrates. ..