Qiao Quan Liu


Affiliation: Yangzhou University
Country: China


  1. Pan T, Lin L, Liu Q, Wei C. In situ Degradation and Characterization of Endosperm Starch in Waxy Rice with the Inhibition of Starch Branching Enzymes during Seedling Growth. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
  2. Li Q, Wang J, Xiong M, Wei K, Zhou P, Huang L, et al. iTRAQ-Based Analysis of Proteins Co-Regulated by Brassinosteroids and Gibberellins in Rice Embryos during Seed Germination. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings not only provide critical clues for validating BR⁻GA crosstalk during rice seed germination, but also help to optimise molecular regulatory networks. ..
  3. Zhang L, Zhao L, Lin L, Zhao L, Liu Q, Wei C. A Novel Mutation of OsPPDKB, Encoding Pyruvate Orthophosphate Dikinase, Affects Metabolism and Structure of Starch in the Rice Endosperm. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    ..The above results indicated that PPDK played an important role in starch metabolism and structure in rice endosperm. ..
  4. Zhou X, Dong Y, Zhao Y, Xiao X, Wang Y, He Y, et al. A three generation reproduction study with Sprague-Dawley rats consuming high-amylose transgenic rice. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014;74:20-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These differences were generally of small magnitude, appeared to be random in nature, and were within normal limits for the strain of rat used, and were therefore not considered to be biologically meaningful or treatment related. ..
  5. Zhao D, Li Q, Zhang C, Zhang C, Yang Q, Pan L, et al. GS9 acts as a transcriptional activator to regulate rice grain shape and appearance quality. Nat Commun. 2018;9:1240 pubmed publisher
    ..It suggests potential application of gs9, alone or in combination with other grain size determining genes, in breeding of rice varieties with optimized grain shape. ..
  6. Li Q, Lu J, Yu J, Zhang C, He J, Liu Q. The brassinosteroid-regulated transcription factors BZR1/BES1 function as a coordinator in multisignal-regulated plant growth. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech. 2018;1861:561-571 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, we review recent advances in BZR1/BES1-mediated molecular connections between BR and other pathways, highlighting the central role of the BZR1/BES1 interactome in optimizing plant growth and development. ..
  7. Yang Q, Zhang C, Chan M, Zhao D, Chen J, Wang Q, et al. Biofortification of rice with the essential amino acid lysine: molecular characterization, nutritional evaluation, and field performance. J Exp Bot. 2016;67:4285-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these findings will be useful for the potential commercialization of high-lysine transgenic rice. ..
  8. Pan T, Lin L, Wang J, Liu Q, Wei C. Long branch-chains of amylopectin with B-type crystallinity in rice seed with inhibition of starch branching enzyme I and IIb resist in situ degradation and inhibit plant growth during seedling development : Degradation of rice starch with inhibition. BMC Plant Biol. 2018;18:9 pubmed publisher
    ..The B-type crystallinity and long branch-chains of amylopectin in TRS seed had high resistance to in situ degradation, which inhibited TRS seedling growth. ..
  9. Yang Q, Zhao D, Zhang C, Wu H, Li Q, Gu M, et al. A Connection between Lysine and Serotonin Metabolism in Rice Endosperm. Plant Physiol. 2018;176:1965-1980 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data provide a deeper understanding of amino acid metabolism in rice. In addition, the finding that both Lys and serotonin accumulate in HFL rice grains should promote efforts to create a nutritionally favorable crop. ..

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  1. Zhao D, Zhang C, Li Q, Yang Q, Gu M, Liu Q. A residue substitution in the plastid ribosomal protein L12/AL1 produces defective plastid ribosome and causes early seedling lethality in rice. Plant Mol Biol. 2016;91:161-77 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide a first glimpse into the molecular details of L12's function in rice. ..
  2. Li Q, Huang L, Wei K, Yu J, Zhang C, Liu Q. Light involved regulation of BZR1 stability and phosphorylation status to coordinate plant growth in Arabidopsis. Biosci Rep. 2017;37: pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results depicted a light-involved complex regulation network of BZR1 stability and phosphorylation status. ..
  3. Yang Q, He X, Wu H, Zhang C, Zou S, Lang T, et al. Subchronic feeding study of high-free-lysine transgenic rice in Sprague-Dawley rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017;105:214-222 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, the data from the current trial demonstrates that high lysine transgenic rice led to no adverse effect in Sprague-Dawley rats given a diet containing up to 70% HFL1 rice in 90 days. ..
  4. Yang Q, Suen P, Zhang C, Mak W, Gu M, Liu Q, et al. Improved growth performance, food efficiency, and lysine availability in growing rats fed with lysine-biofortified rice. Sci Rep. 2017;7:1389 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, lysine-biofortified rice contributed to improved growth performance, food efficiency, and lysine availability in growing rats. ..
  5. Xu Z, Li S, Zhang C, Zhang B, Zhu K, Zhou Y, et al. Genetic connection between cell-wall composition and grain yield via parallel QTL analysis in indica and japonica subspecies. Sci Rep. 2017;7:12561 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provided genetic clues for cloning QTLs for both complicated traits...