Jun Quan Zhu


Affiliation: Ningbo University
Country: China


  1. Gao X, Zhou Y, Zhang D, Hou C, Zhu J. Multiple vitellogenin genes (vtgs) in large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea): molecular characterization and expression pattern analysis during ovarian development. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, we found that the distribution of vtgAa and vtgAb mRNA was close to the sites of yolk granule formation in oocytes. ..
  2. Liu C, Shen W, Hou C, Gao X, Wang Q, Wu X, et al. Low temperature-induced variation in plasma biochemical indices and aquaglyceroporin gene expression in the large yellow croaker Larimichthys crocea. Sci Rep. 2019;9:2717 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, the metabolism of L. crocea was basically back to normal within 24 h of rewarming, showing that it has high capacity of self-recovery. ..
  3. Du C, Han Y, Hou C, Zhu J. Expression pattern of heat shock protein 90AB (HSP90AB) and stress-inducible protein 1 (Stip1) during spermatogenesis of mudskipper Boleophthalmus pectinirostris. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2019;231:42-51 pubmed publisher
  4. Gao X, Mu D, Hou C, Zhu J, Jin S, Wang C. Expression and putative functions of KIFC1 for nuclear reshaping and midpiece formation during spermiogenesis of Phascolosoma esculenta. Gene. 2018;683:169-183 pubmed publisher
  5. Du C, Han Y, Shi Y, Zhu J. Cryopreservation of Plagiognathops microlepis sperm. Cryobiology. 2018;85:105-112 pubmed publisher
    ..This protocol provided a post-thaw activation rate of 36.67 ± 4.77%. Further parametric optimization is required to improve the quality of frozen-thawed sperm. ..
  6. Long L, Han Y, Sheng Z, Du C, Wang Y, Zhu J. Expression analysis of HSP70 in the testis of Octopus tankahkeei under thermal stress. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2015;187:150-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultrastructural changes of the heat-stressed testis were observed by transmission electron microscopy. We suggest that HSP70 plays an important role in spermatogenesis and testis protection against thermal stress in O. tankahkeei. ..
  7. Han Y, Sheng Z, Liu G, Long L, Wang Y, Yang W, et al. Cloning, characterization and cadmium inducibility of metallothionein in the testes of the mudskipper Boleophthalmus pectinirostris. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2015;119:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we suggest that MTs play an important role in spermatogenesis and testes protection against Cd toxicity in B. pectinirostris. ..
  8. Hou C, Gao X, Ni J, Mu D, Yang H, Liu C, et al. The expression pattern and potential functions of PHB in the spermiogenesis of Phascolosoma esculenta. Gene. 2018;652:25-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results support the hypothesis that PHB participates in the spermiogenesis of P. esculenta by maintaining the normal function of mitochondria and regulating the degradation of mitochondria. ..
  9. Zhao Y, Mu D, Wang D, Han Y, Hou C, Zhu J. Analysis of the function of KIF3A and KIF3B in the spermatogenesis in Boleophthalmus pectinirostris. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2018;44:769-788 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, these proteins may transport the mitochondria resulting in flagellum formation in B. pectinirostris. ..


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  1. Liu G, Sheng Z, Wang Y, Han Y, Zhou Y, Zhu J. Glutathione peroxidase 1 expression, malondialdehyde levels and histological alterations in the liver of Acrossocheilus fasciatus exposed to cadmium chloride. Gene. 2016;578:210-8 pubmed publisher
  2. Fu S, Jiang J, Yang W, Zhu J. A histological study of testis development and ultrastructural features of spermatogenesis in cultured Acrossocheilus fasciatus. Tissue Cell. 2016;48:49-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The flagellum showed a typical 9+2 arrangement pattern. Conversely, our study on A. fasciatus yielded no information concerning the lateral fins although an enlarged saclike area was present at the end of some flagella. ..
  3. Liu G, Sheng Z, Hou C, Ni J, Han Y, Wang Y, et al. Molecular cloning, characterization and expression analysis of metallothionein in the liver of the teleost Acrossocheilus fasciatus exposed to cadmium chloride. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017;53:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, A. fasciatus could be regarded as one candidate for a model species for bony fishes in ecotoxicology. ..
  4. Wang D, Zhao Y, Han Y, Hou C, Zhu J. Characterization of mitochondrial prohibitin from Boleophthalmus pectinirostris and evaluation of its possible role in spermatogenesis. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2017;43:1299-1313 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, in the mature germ cells, the PHB signals were weak and aggregate in the midpiece of the flagellum. ..
  5. Zhang D, Gao X, Zhao Y, Hou C, Zhu J. The C-terminal kinesin motor KIFC1 may participate in nuclear reshaping and flagellum formation during spermiogenesis of Larimichthys crocea. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2017;43:1351-1371 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, this study may provide a model for researching the molecular mechanisms involved in spermatogenesis in other teleost species, which will lead to a better understanding of the teleost fertilization process. ..
  6. Wang Q, Shen W, Liu C, Mu D, Wu X, Guo N, et al. Effects of multi-environmental factors on physiological and biochemical responses of large yellow croaker, Larimichthys crocea. Chemosphere. 2017;184:907-915 pubmed publisher
    ..crocea likely converted from aerobic to anaerobic during adaptation. Furthermore, the upregulation of HIF-1? mRNA suggests it has an active role in protection against anoxic damage. ..
  7. Zhao Y, Yang H, Zhang D, Han Y, Hou C, Zhu J. Dynamic transcription and expression patterns of KIF3A and KIF3B genes during spermiogenesis in the shrimp, Palaemon carincauda. Anim Reprod Sci. 2017;184:59-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, these proteins can transport the mitochondria and Golgi that facilitate acrosome formation in P. carincauda. ..
  8. Han Y, Yang W, Long L, Sheng Z, Zhou Y, Zhao Y, et al. Molecular cloning, expression pattern, and chemical analysis of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) in the mudskipper Boleophthalmus pectinirostris: Evidence for its role in regulating spermatogenesis. Gene. 2016;575:331-8 pubmed publisher
    ..HSP70 mRNA expression in the gill, liver, and testes was significantly increased, which suggests that HSP70 plays an important role in protection against heat stress. ..
  9. Han Y, Hou C, Du C, Zhu J. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of five heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) family members in Lateolabrax maculatus with Vibrio harveyi infection. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;60:299-310 pubmed publisher
  10. Wang Q, Shen W, Hou C, Liu C, Wu X, Zhu J. Physiological responses and changes in gene expression in the large yellow croaker Larimichthys crocea following exposure to hypoxia. Chemosphere. 2017;169:418-427 pubmed publisher
    ..crocea enhances immune defensive function and antioxidant capacity. A better understanding of the regulation of the molecular anti-hypoxia mechanisms can help speeding up the selective breeding of hypoxia-tolerant L. crocea. ..