Qi Li


Affiliation: Ocean University of China
Country: China


  1. Li Q, Chen L, Kong L. A genetic linkage map of the sea cucumber, Apostichopus japonicus (Selenka), based on AFLP and microsatellite markers. Anim Genet. 2009;40:678-85 pubmed publisher
  2. Yu H, Li H, Li Q, Xu R, Yue C, Du S. Targeted Gene Disruption in Pacific Oyster Based on CRISPR/Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein Complexes. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..gigas. The method reported here provides a powerful tool for gene functional studies in oysters and other marine bivalves, and potentially as a new technology for genetic engineering to improve oyster traits for aquaculture. ..
  3. Li H, Li Q, Yu H, Du S. Developmental dynamics of myogenesis in Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2019;227:21-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, our data showed that metamorphosis has a significant impact on remolding the musculature after transition from a mobile planktonic larvae to a sessile mollusk, associated with certain muscle group degradation. ..
  4. Feng Y, Li Q, Kong L. Molecular phylogeny of Arcoidea with emphasis on Arcidae species (Bivalvia: Pteriomorphia) along the coast of China: challenges to current classification of arcoids. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2015;85:189-96 pubmed publisher
    ..This study strongly suggests the need to carry out a taxonomic revision of the Arcoidea, especially the Arcidae, through combined analysis of morphological, paleontological, and molecular data. ..
  5. Song J, Li Q, Yu Y, Wan S, Han L, Du S. Mapping Genetic Loci for Quantitative Traits of Golden Shell Color, Mineral Element Contents, and Growth-Related Traits in Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2018;20:666-675 pubmed publisher
    ..The mRNA expression of these genes was determined by quantitative RT-PCR. These QTLs and candidate genes could be used as potential targets for marker-assisted selection in C. gigas breeding. ..
  6. Xu R, Li Q, Yu H, Kong L. Oocyte maturation and origin of the germline as revealed by the expression of Nanos-like in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Gene. 2018;663:41-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the results, the formation of the PGCs in C. gigas was consistent with the model of transition from epigenesis to preformation. ..
  7. Yang Y, Li Q, Kong L, Yu H. Comparative mitogenomic analysis reveals cryptic species in Reticunassa festiva (Neogastropoda: Nassariidae). Gene. 2018;662:88-96 pubmed publisher
    ..These variation in mitochondrial genomes of Reticunassa indicate that R. festiva-A, R. festiva-B and R. festiva-C should be considered as separate species. ..
  8. Sun S, Kong L, Yu H, Li Q. Complete mitochondrial genome of Anadara vellicata (Bivalvia: Arcidae): A unique gene order and large atypical non-coding region. Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics. 2015;16:73-82 pubmed publisher
    ..tRNA genes are rearranged, making the gene order unique. The results support that mt gene arrangement among Arcidae species is not random, but correlated with their evolutionary relationships. ..
  9. Feng D, Li Q, Yu H, Kong L, Du S. Transcriptional profiling of long non-coding RNAs in mantle of Crassostrea gigas and their association with shell pigmentation. Sci Rep. 2018;8:1436 pubmed publisher
    ..gigas for aquaculture. ..

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  1. Zou S, Li Q. Pay Attention to the Overlooked Cryptic Diversity in Existing Barcoding Data: the Case of Mollusca with Character-Based DNA Barcoding. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2016;18:327-35 pubmed publisher
    ..With the development of DNA barcoding, making the best use of barcoding data is worthy of our attention for species conservation. ..
  2. Jiang Q, Li Q, Yu H, Kong L. Inheritance and Variation of Genomic DNA Methylation in Diploid and Triploid Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2016;18:124-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Results showed no difference in global methylation state but a few ploidy-specific loci were detected. DNA methylation variation during polyploidization was less than autonomous methylation variation from parents to offspring. ..
  3. Yue C, Li Q, Yu H. Gonad Transcriptome Analysis of the Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas Identifies Potential Genes Regulating the Sex Determination and Differentiation Process. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2018;20:206-219 pubmed publisher
    ..All of these provided valuable information to understand the molecular mechanisms of C. gigas sex determination and differentiation. ..
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    Zhao X, Yu H, Kong L, Li Q. Gene Co-Expression Network Analysis Reveals the Correlation Patterns Among Genes in Euryhaline Adaptation of Crassostrea gigas. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2016;18:535-544 pubmed
    ..These results provide a systems-level framework to help understand the complexity of cellular process in response to osmotic stress and show the function and regulated genes of different FAAs at the molecular level. ..
  5. Zhao X, Li Q, Meng Q, Yue C, Xu C. Identification and expression of cysteine sulfinate decarboxylase, possible regulation of taurine biosynthesis in Crassostrea gigas in response to low salinity. Sci Rep. 2017;7:5505 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides a new evidence for the important role of taurine in adaptation to low salinity in oyster. In addition, it is a good model to discuss the function and evolution of the duplication in mollusks. ..
  6. Xu L, Li Q, Yu H, Kong L. Estimates of Heritability for Growth and Shell Color Traits and Their Genetic Correlations in the Black Shell Strain of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2017;19:421-429 pubmed publisher
    ..gigas and will facilitate to develop favorable breeding strategies of genetic improvements for this economically important strain. ..
  7. Sun S, Li Q, Kong L, Yu H. Limited locomotive ability relaxed selective constraints on molluscs mitochondrial genomes. Sci Rep. 2017;7:10628 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study thus demonstrates that selective constraints relevant to locomotive ability play an essential role in evolution of molluscs mtDNA. ..
  8. Sun S, Li Q, Kong L, Yu H. Multiple reversals of strand asymmetry in molluscs mitochondrial genomes, and consequences for phylogenetic inferences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018;118:222-231 pubmed publisher
    ..Further refinement phylogenetic models may help us better understand internal relationships among these diverse organisms. ..
  9. Yu H, Li H, Li Q. Molecular characterization and expression profiles of myosin essential light chain gene in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2017;213:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data provided valuable information for further researches on the function of MELC and regulation of muscle contraction in oysters. ..