Jianfa Zhang


Affiliation: Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Country: China


  1. Cheng R, Chen J, Yu X, Wang Y, Wang S, Zhang J. Recombinant production and characterization of full-length and truncated ?-1,3-glucanase PglA from Paenibacillus sp. S09. BMC Biotechnol. 2013;13:105 pubmed publisher
    ..Both the N-and C-terminal domains exerted strong binding activity toward insoluble ?-1,3-glucan, and could be classified into CBM families. ..
  2. Xu X, Ding Y, Yang Y, Gao Y, Sun Q, Liu J, et al. β-glucan Salecan Improves Exercise Performance and Displays Anti-Fatigue Effects through Regulating Energy Metabolism and Oxidative Stress in Mice. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that Salecan could be a novel potential candidate for anti-fatigue dietary supplements. ..
  3. Cheng R, Xu L, Wang L, Fu R, Li J, Wang S, et al. RETRACTED: Salecanase, a novel glycosyl hydrolase from Paenibacillus sp. S09. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..This article has been retracted. ..
  4. Xia L, Wang Z, Zhang Y, Yang X, Zhan Y, Cheng R, et al. Reciprocal regulation of insulin and plasma 5'-AMP in glucose homeostasis in mice. J Endocrinol. 2015;224:225-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The insulin administration decreased the 5'-AMP-induced hyper-adenosine level by the up-regulation of adenosine kinase activities. Our results indicate that blood glucose homeostasis is reciprocally regulated by pAMP and insulin. ..
  5. Xu L, Cheng R, Li J, Wang Y, Zhu B, Ma S, et al. Identification of substituent groups and related genes involved in salecan biosynthesis in Agrobacterium sp. ZX09. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017;101:585-598 pubmed publisher
    ..Loss of succinyl substituents on salecan changed its rheological characteristics, especially a decrease in intrinsic viscosity. ..
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    Xu L, Zhang J. Bacterial glucans: production, properties, and applications. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:9023-9036 pubmed
    ..In this paper, we review recent researches on bacterial glucans, with emphasis on the production, physical and chemical properties, and the new developments in food, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and other industrial applications. ..
  7. Sun Q, Li M, Yang X, Xu X, Wang J, Zhang J. Dietary salecan reverts partially the metabolic gene expressions and NMR-based metabolomic profiles from high-fat-diet-induced obese rats. J Nutr Biochem. 2017;47:53-62 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate that dietary salecan not only disturbed fat digestion and absorption but also influenced lipid accumulation and metabolism in diet-induced obesity. ..
  8. Sun Q, Zhao Y, Yang Y, Yang X, Li M, Xu X, et al. Loss of the clock protein PER2 shortens the erythrocyte life span in mice. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:12679-12690 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings reveal that Per2 function in the bone marrow is required for the regulation of life span in circulating erythrocytes. ..