Experts and Doctors on biodiversity in China


Locale: China
Topic: biodiversity

Top Publications

  1. Guo G, Deng H, Qiao M, Yao H, Zhu Y. Effect of long-term wastewater irrigation on potential denitrification and denitrifying communities in soils at the watershed scale. Environ Sci Technol. 2013;47:3105-13 pubmed publisher
    ..The abundance of denitrifying functional genes is a valuable index that integrates potential activity and various environmental factors, and is therefore a good predictor of denitrification in the presence of environmental changes. ..
  2. Liu Y, Chen Y, Jin P, Wang X. Bacterial communities in a crude oil gathering and transferring system (China). Anaerobe. 2009;15:214-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The comparability of the microbial communities in the water and crude oil phase during the period of oil gathering and transferring process was 83.3% and 88.2%, respectively, indicating a stable structure of the microbial communities. ..
  3. Yang N, Qi H, Wong M, Wu R, Kong R. Prevalence and diversity of norovirus genogroups I and II in Hong Kong marine waters and detection by real-time PCR. Mar Pollut Bull. 2012;64:164-168 pubmed publisher
    ..No correlation of any significance between NoV and E. coli counts was observed which highlighted the inadequacy in using E. coli as a fecal indicator to predict the level of NoVs in marine waters to protect public health. ..
  4. Wang Y, Jiao Y, Lan R, Xu X, Liu G, Wang X, et al. Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from human Listeriosis cases in China. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2015;4:e50 pubmed publisher
  5. Pointing S, Belnap J. Microbial colonization and controls in dryland systems. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2012;10:551-62 pubmed publisher
  6. Zhang H, Tang M, Chen H. [Characterization of soil microbial community function and structure in rhizosphere of typical tree species and the meaning for environmental indication in the Loess Plateau]. Huan Jing Ke Xue. 2009;30:2432-7 pubmed
  7. Zhao F, Zhou J, Ma F, Shi R, Han S, Zhang J, et al. Simultaneous inhibition of sulfate-reducing bacteria, removal of H2S and production of rhamnolipid by recombinant Pseudomonas stutzeri Rhl: Applications for microbial enhanced oil recovery. Bioresour Technol. 2016;207:24-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Bioaugmentation of strain Rhl in oilfield is promising for simultaneous control of SRB, removal of S(2-) and enhance oil recovery. ..
  8. Zhong Z, Liu Y, Miao L, Wang F, Chu L, Wang J, et al. Prokaryotic Community Structure Driven by Salinity and Ionic Concentrations in Plateau Lakes of the Tibetan Plateau. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:1846-1858 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings clarify the distribution patterns of the prokaryotic community composition in plateau lakes at the levels of individual clades as well as whole communities along gradients of salinity and ionic concentrations. ..
  9. Lu Z, Dang C, Han N, Shen Z, Peng Y, Stanley D, et al. The New Transgenic cry1Ab/vip3H Rice Poses No Unexpected Ecological Risks to Arthropod Communities in Rice Agroecosystems. Environ Entomol. 2016;45:518-25 pubmed publisher
    ..These differences may be attributed to change in abundance of prey or hosts but not to direct effects of Bt proteins. We infer that this new Cry1Ab/Vip3H rice line poses no unintended ecological risks to the arthropod community. ..

More Information


  1. Hu X, Du H, Ren C, Xu Y. Illuminating Anaerobic Microbial Community and Cooccurrence Patterns across a Quality Gradient in Chinese Liquor Fermentation Pit Muds. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:2506-15 pubmed publisher
  2. Liu Y, Zhou T, Crowley D, Li L, Liu D, Zheng J, et al. Decline in topsoil microbial quotient, fungal abundance and C utilization efficiency of rice paddies under heavy metal pollution across South China. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38858 pubmed publisher
    ..The potential effects of these changes on C cycling and CO(2) production in the polluted rice paddies deserve further field studies. ..
  3. Wang W, Cao J, Li J, Yang F, Li Z, Li L. Comparative analysis of the gastrointestinal microbial communities of bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) in different breeding patterns by high-throughput sequencing. Microbiol Res. 2016;182:59-67 pubmed publisher
    ..The marked differences of genus level group-specific microbes create a baseline for future bar-headed goose microbiology research. ..
  4. Li J, Zheng Y, Yan J, Li H, Wang X, He J, et al. Effects of different regeneration scenarios and fertilizer treatments on soil microbial ecology in reclaimed opencast mining areas on the Loess Plateau, China. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e63275 pubmed publisher
    ..Stronger clustering of microbial communities from the same regeneration scenario indicated that the vegetative composition of regeneration site may have a greater influence on soil microbial communities than fertilizer treatment. ..
  5. Pecl G, Araujo M, Bell J, Blanchard J, Bonebrake T, Chen I, et al. Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. Science. 2017;355: pubmed publisher
    ..Consideration of these effects of biodiversity redistribution is critical yet lacking in most mitigation and adaptation strategies, including the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. ..
  6. Zhang F, She Y, Chai L, Banat I, Zhang X, Shu F, et al. Microbial diversity in long-term water-flooded oil reservoirs with different in situ temperatures in China. Sci Rep. 2012;2:760 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, most of the detected microbes were not identified as indigenous. The objective of this study was to expand the pictures of the microbial ecosystem of water-flooded oil reservoirs. ..
  7. Xu W, Shi L, Chan O, Li J, Casper P, Zou X. Assessing the effect of litter species on the dynamic of bacterial and fungal communities during leaf decomposition in microcosm by molecular techniques. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e84613 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the microorganisms colonizing leaf biofilm in tropical stream water were mostly generalists that could exploit the resources of leaves of various species equally well. ..
  8. Parahitiyawa N, Scully C, Leung W, Yam W, Jin L, Samaranayake L. Exploring the oral bacterial flora: current status and future directions. Oral Dis. 2010;16:136-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the latest pyrosequencing based methods have further broadened the extent of bacterial diversity in oral niches. ..
  9. Lin A, Shen S, Wang J, Yan B. Reproduction diversity of Enteromorpha prolifera. J Integr Plant Biol. 2008;50:622-9 pubmed publisher
    ..prolifera mainly depends on asexual methods. The results presented here contribute to increasing our understanding about how the opportunistic macroalgae successfully maintain colonization and excessive growth...
  10. Cheung M, Lam W, Fung W, Law P, Au C, Nong W, et al. Sputum microbiota in tuberculosis as revealed by 16S rRNA pyrosequencing. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54574 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies have revealed associations of some diseases with an imbalance in the microbial community. Characterization of the TB microbiota could allow a better understanding of the disease...
  11. Chen H, Peng S, Dai L, Zou Q, Yi B, Yang X, et al. Oral microbial community assembly under the influence of periodontitis. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182259 pubmed publisher
    ..We argue that the 'phenotypic' changes explain the observed link (not necessarily causal) between periodontitis and community dysbiosis, which is certainly worthy of further investigation. ..
  12. Bianba D, Guo Q, Ci B, Luo D. [Effects of gap in primitive subalpine fir forest on diversity of herb and shrub in Tibet]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:191-4 pubmed
    ..The similar coefficients were little correlative between gap area and communities. Gap was important to improve growth of herb and shrub and maintain species diversity of primitive subalpine fir forest in southwest Tibet...
  13. Lin W, Sun S, Wu C, Xu P, Ye Z, Zhuang S. Effects of toxic organic flotation reagent (aniline aerofloat) on an A/O submerged membrane bioreactor (sMBR): Microbial community dynamics and performance. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;142:14-21 pubmed publisher
  14. Zhong Q, Chen H, Liu L, He Y, Zhu D, Jiang L, et al. Water table drawdown shapes the depth-dependent variations in prokaryotic diversity and structure in Zoige peatlands. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..Our study illuminates that the variations of prokaryotic communities caused by water table drawdown are depth-dependent, and that water table drawdown leads to predictive changes of microbiota in peatlands. ..
  15. Huang X, Zhao F, Song C, Gao Y, Geng Z, Zhuang P. Effects of stereoscopic artificial floating wetlands on nekton abundance and biomass in the Yangtze Estuary. Chemosphere. 2017;183:510-518 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates that SAFWs can form stable environments for nekton and increase habitat available to juvenile fish. ..
  16. Yasuhara M, Hunt G, Dowsett H, Robinson M, Stoll D. Latitudinal species diversity gradient of marine zooplankton for the last three million years. Ecol Lett. 2012;15:1174-9 pubmed publisher
  17. Shen T, Xu S, Wang X, Yu W, Zhou K, Yang G. Adaptive evolution and functional constraint at TLR4 during the secondary aquatic adaptation and diversification of cetaceans. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:39 pubmed publisher
  18. Liu B, Tang S, Ming H, He S, Nie G, Guan T, et al. [Biodiversity and functional enzymes of cultured halophilic archaeon in Lop Nur region]. Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 2011;51:1222-31 pubmed
    ..In order to explore the diversity of cultured halophilic archaeon from hypersaline environments in Lop Nur region and their potential application...
  19. Chen H, Yin K, Wang H, Zhong S, Wu N, Shi F, et al. Detecting one-hundred-year environmental changes in Western China using seven-year repeat photography. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25008 pubmed publisher
  20. Cao H, Li M, Hong Y, Gu J. Diversity and abundance of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in polluted mangrove sediment. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2011;34:513-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Several physicochemical factors, rather than any single one, affect the distribution patterns suggesting that a combination of factors is involved in shaping the dynamics of AOA and AOB in the mangrove ecosystem. ..
  21. Zhang X, Zhang T. Occurrence, abundance, and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes in 15 sewage treatment plants across China and other global locations. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:2598-604 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study might be useful to understand the diversity of these resistance genes in STPs. ..
  22. Yuan Z, Rao L, Chen Y, Zhang C, Wu Y. From pattern to process: species and functional diversity in fungal endophytes of Abies beshanzuensis. Fungal Biol. 2011;115:197-213 pubmed publisher
    ..Intra-specific diversity may be of great ecological significance for ecotypic adaptation. These findings suggest a fair degree of functional complementarity rather than redundancy among endemic symbionts of natural plant populations...
  23. Tian X, Zhang Q, Chen G, Mao Z, Yang J, Xie B. [Diversity of bacteria associated with pine wood nematode revealed by metagenome]. Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 2010;50:909-16 pubmed
    ..This study focused on revealing the bacterial diversity of ecosystem of pine wood nematode and its associated bacteria...
  24. Pei C, Liu Q, Dong C, Li H, Jiang J, Gao W. Diversity and abundance of the bacterial 16S rRNA gene sequences in forestomach of alpacas (Lama pacos) and sheep (Ovis aries). Anaerobe. 2010;16:426-32 pubmed publisher
    ..30 and from sheep 3.04). Our results showed that there were apparent differences in the bacterial diversity and abundance in the forestomach between alpacas and sheep. ..
  25. Vijaykrishna D, Smith G, Zhang J, Peiris J, Chen H, Guan Y. Evolutionary insights into the ecology of coronaviruses. J Virol. 2007;81:4012-20 pubmed
    ..Further surveillance of bat and other animal populations is needed to fully describe the ecology and evolution of this virus family...