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Youfa Cheng
Hormone Metabolism and Development     Professor
1991, BSc, Lanzhou University. 1994, MSc, Lanzhou University. 2000, PhD, Lanzhou University. 2001-2003, Postdoc, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 2003- 2009, Postdoc and Assistant Project Scientist, University of California, San Diego. 2009-present, Professor, Principal Investigator, Plant hormone metabolism lab, Institute of Botany, CAS. He has published research papers in scientific journals such as PNAS, Genes & Development, Plant Cell, etc.
Tel:010-62836882 E-mail:yfcheng@ibcas.ac.cn
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  • Lab Members
  • Youfa Cheng

    Professor
    yfcheng@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836882
  • Zhiai Guo

    Research Associate
    guozhiai@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836881
  • Lizhen Song

    Engineer
    slizhen@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836881
  • Congcong Jin

    PhD student
    jincongcong@ibcas.cn
    010-62836881
  • Fangfang Zhou

    PhD student

    010-62836681
  • Xuhui Li

    PhD student

    010-62836881
  • Lu Zhang

    PhD student
    wangayiben@163.com
    010-62836881
  • Xu Zhao

    MSc student

  • Fan Ye

    MSc student

    010-62836681
  • Lan Zhou

    MSc student

Publications
  • Zhang L#, Thapa Magar MS#, Wang YN, Cheng YF*. 2022. Tip growth defective1 interacts with cellulose synthase A3 to regulate cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Molecular Biology,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-022-01283-8
  • Yang W, Luo L, Bostick BC, Wiita E, Cheng Y, Shen Y*. 2021. Effect of combined arsenic and lead exposure on their uptake and translocation in Indian mustard. Environmental Pollution, 274: 116549 [more]
  • Song LZ#, Wang YN#, Guo ZA, Lam SM, Shui GH, Cheng YF*. 2021. NCP2/RHD4/SAC7, SAC6 and SAC8 phosphoinositide phosphatases are required for PtdIns4P and PtdIns(4,5)P2 homeostasis and Arabidopsis development. New Phytologist, 231(2):713-725
  • Liu JY#, Wang YN#, Cheng YF*. 2020. The ESCRT-I components VPS28A and VPS28B are essential for auxin-mediated plant development. Plant Journal104: 1617-1634[more]
  • Guo ZA, Yue XZ, Cui XN, Song LZ, Cheng YF*. 2019. AtMOB1 genes regulate jasmonate accumulation and plant development. Plant Physiology, 182: 1481-1493[more]
  • Yue XZ, Guo ZA, Shi T, Song LZ, ChengYF*. 2019. Arabidopsis AGC protein kinases IREH1 and IRE3 control root skewing. Journal of Genetics and Genomics, 46: 259-267[more]
  • Zeng W, Dai XH, Sun J, Hou YF, Ma X, Cao XF, Zhao YD, Cheng YF*. 2018. Modulation of auxin signaling and development by polyadenylation machinery. Plant Physiology, 179: 686-699 [more]
  • Malka S, Cheng YF*. 2017. Possible interactions between the biosynthetic pathways of indole glucosinolate and auxin. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8: 2131[more]
  • Cui XN#, Guo ZA#, Song LZ, Wang YL, Cheng YF*. 2016. NCP1/AtMOB1A plays key roles in auxin-mediated Arabidopsis development. PLOS Genetics, 12: e1005923[more]
  • Chen Q, Dai X, De-Paoli H, Cheng YF, Takebayashi Y, Kasahara H, Kamiya Y, Zhao YD*.2014. Auxin overproduction in shoots cannot rescue auxin deficiencies in Arabidopsis roots. Plant Cell Physiology, 55: 1072-1079[more]
  • Hentrich M, Bottcher C, Duchting P, Cheng YF, Zhao YD, Berkowitz O, Masle J, Medina J, Pollmann S*. 2013. The jasmonic acid signaling pathway is linked to auxin homeostasis through the modulation of YUCCA8 and YUCCA9 gene expression. Plant Journal, 74: 626-637[more]
  • Cheng ZJ, Wang L, Sun W, Zhang Y, Zhou C, Su YH, Li W, Sun TT, Zhao XY, Li XG, Cheng YF, Zhao YD, Xie Q, Zhang XS*. 2013. Pattern of auxin and cytokinin responses for shoot meristem induction results from regulation of cytokinin biosynthesis by auxin response factor 3. Plant Physiology, 161: 240-251  [more]
  • Won C, Shen X, Mashiguchi K, Zheng Z, Dai X, Cheng YF, Kasahara H, Kamiya Y, Chory J, Zhao YD*. 2011. Conversion of tryptophan to indole-3-acetic acid by TRYPTOPHAN AMINOTRANSFERASES OF ARABIDOPSIS and YUCCAs in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108: 18518-18523[more]
  • Li Y, Dai X, Cheng YF, Zhao YD*. 2011. NPY genes play an essential role in root gravitropic responses in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant, 4: 171-179[more]
  • Rawat R, Schwartz J, Jones M, Sairanen I, Cheng YF, Andersson C, Zhao Y, Ljung K, Harmer*. 2009. A Myb-like transcription factor integrates circadian clock and auxin signaling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106: 16883-16888[more]
  • Bernard D, Cheng YF, Zhao Y, Balk J*. 2009. An allelic mutant series of ATM3 reveals its key role in the biogenesis of cytosolic iron-sulfur proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 151: 590-602[more]
  • Cheng YF, Qin G, Dai X, Zhao YD*. 2008. NPY genes and AGC kinases define two key steps in auxin- mediated organogenesis in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 105: 21017-21022[more]
  • Tao Y, Ferrer J, Ljung K, Pojer F, Hong F, Long J, Li X, Moreno J, Bowman M, Ivans L, Cheng YF, Lim J, Zhao YD, Ballaré C, Sandberg G, Noel J, Chory J*. 2008. Rapid synthesis of auxin via a new tryptophan-dependent pathway is required for shade avoidance in plants. Cell, 133: 164-176[more]
  • Cheng YF, Qin G, Dai X, Zhao YD*. 2007. NPY1, a BTB-NPH3-like protein, plays a critical role in auxin-regulated organogenesis in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 18825-18829[more]
  • Cheng YF, Dai X, Zhao YD*. 2007. Auxin synthesized by the YUCCA flavin monooxygenases is essential for embryogenesis and leaf formation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 19: 2430-2439[more]
  • Cheng YF, Zhao YD*. 2007. A role for auxin in flower development. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 49: 99-104[more]
  • Cheng YF, Dai X, Zhao YD*. 2006. Auxin biosynthesis by the YUCCA flavin monooxygenases controls the formation of floral organs and vascular tissues in Arabidopsis. Genes & Development, 20: 1790-1799[more]
  • Dai X, Hayashi K, Nozaki H, Cheng YF, Zhao YD*. 2005. Genetic and chemical analysis of the action mechanism of sirtinol. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 102: 3129-3134[more]
  • Cheng YF, Dai X, Zhao YD*. 2004. AtCAND1, a HEAT-repeat protein that participates in auxin signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 135: 1020-1026[more]
  • Moran P, Cheng YF, Cassell J, Thompson GA*. 2002. Gene expression profiling of Arabidopsis thaliana in compatible plant-aphid interactions. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, 51: 182-203[more]
  • Cheng YF, Pu T, Xue Y, Zhang C*. 2001. PcTGD, a highly expressed gene in stem, is related to water stress in reed (Phragmites communis Trin.). Chinese Science Bulletin, 46: 850-854[more]
  • Pu T, Cheng YF, Zhang C*. 2000. A novel small molecule specified in dune reed (Phragmites communis Trin.) and its possible role as an osmoprotectant on the chloroplasts under stress. Chinese Science Bulletin. 45: 2062-2067[more]
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