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Xiaoquan Qi
Plant Metabolism and Disease Resistance     Professor
1984, BSc, Huazhong Agricultural University. 1990, MSc, University of Birmingham. 1998, PhD, Wangeningen university. 1998-2005, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, John Innes Center. 2005-2006, Senior Research Associate, John Innes Center. 2006-now, the group leader of Metabolites and Disease Resistance, The Institute of Botany, CAS.
  • Research Topics
  • Lab Members
  • Bingzhu Hou

    Research Associate
  • Huan Dong

    Associate Professor
  • Bo Song

  • Yingchun Zhang

  • Aimin Ma

  • Mingzhe Che

  • Laibao Feng

    PhD student
  • Xingchen Xiong

    PhD student
  • Bo Liu

    PhD student
  • Cui Li

    PhD student

  • Yuyuan Qiao

    MSc student
  • Rui Wang

    MSc student
  • Chuangxin Ma

    PhD student
  • Dan Wang

    MSc student
  • Yanhong Guo

    MSc student
  • Haojun Ji

    PhD student

  • Yadan Zhang

    MSc student

  • Zhaoyun Song

    MSc student

  • Jianfeng Liu

    MSc student

  • Ma Y, Cui GH*, Chen T, Ma XH, Wang RS, Jin BL, Yang J, Kang LP, Tang JF, Lai CJ, Wang YN, Zhao YJ, Shen Y, Zeng W, Peters R, Qi XQ*, Guo J*, Huang LQ*. 2021. Expansion within the CYP71D subfamily drives the heterocyclization of tanshinones synthesis in Salvia miltiorrhiza. Nature Communications, 21: 685
  • Lian XF#, Zhang XL#, Wang F,Wang XN, Xue ZY*, Qi XQ*. 2020. Characterization of a 2,3-oxidosqualene cyclase in the toosendanin biosynthetic pathway of Melia toosendanPhysiologia Plantarum, 170: 528-536
  • Duan LX#, Ma AM#, Meng XB, Shen GA, Qi XQ*. 2020. QPMASS: A parallel peak alignment and quantification software for the analysis of large-scale gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)-based metabolomics datasets. Journal of Chromatography A, 1620: 460999[more]
  • Wang YJ,Subedi S, Viries H, Doornenbal P, Vels A, Hensel G, Kumlehn J, Johnston P, Wang YJ,Subedi S, Viries H, Doornenbal P, Vels A, Hensel G, Kumlehn J, Johnston P, Qi XQ,Blilou L, Niks RE, Krattinger S,Blilou L, Niks RE*, Krattinger S*. 2019. Orthologous receptor kinases quantitatively affect the host status of barley to leaf rust fungi. Nature Plants, 5:1129-1135

  • Zhang YC, Chi X, Feng LB, Wu XW, Qi XQ*. 2019. Improvement of multiplex semi-nested PCR system for screening of rare mutations by high-throughput sequencing. BioTechniques, doi:10.2144/btn-2019-0001

  • Liu MY, Zhang CJ, Duan LX, Luan QQ, Li JL, Yang AG, Qi XQ*, Ren ZH*. 2019.  CsMYB60 is a key regulator of flavonols and proanthocyanidans that determine the colour of fruit spines in cucumber. Journal of Experimental Botany, 70: 69-84

  • Xue ZY, Tan ZW, Huang AC, Zhou Y, Sun JC, Wang XN,Thimmappa RB, Stephenson MJ, Osbourn A, Qi XQ*. 2018. Identification of key amino acid residues determining product specificity of 2,3-oxidosqualene cyclase in Oryza species. New Phytologist, 1076-1088[more]
  • Xue ZY, Xu X, Zhou Y, Wang XN, Zhang YC, Liu D, Zhao BB, Duan LX, Qi XQ*. 2018. Deficiency of a triterpene pathway results in humidity-sensitive genic male sterility in rice. Nature Communications, 9: 604[more]
  • Duan LX, Molnár I, Snyder J, Shen GA, Qi XQ*. 2016. Discrimination and quantification of true biological signals in LC-MS-based metabolomics analysis. Molecular Plant, 9: 1217-1220[more]
  • An TY, Cai YL, Zhao SZ, Zhou JH, Song B, Bux H, Qi XQ*. 2016. Brachypodium distachyonT-DNA insertion lines: a model pathosystem to study nonhost resistance to wheat stripe rust. Scientific Reports, 6: 25510[more]
  • Cui GH, Duan LX, Jin BL, Qian J, Xue ZY, Shen GA, Snyder J, Song JY, Chen SL, Huang LQ, Peters R, Qi XQ*. 2015. Functional divergence of diterpene syntheses in the medicinal plant Salvia miltiorrhiza bunge. Plant Physiology, 169: 1607-1618[more]
  • Niks R, Qi XQ, Marcel T*. 2015. Quantitative resistance to biotrophic filamentous plant pathogens: Concepts, misconceptions, and mechanisms. Annual Review of Phytopathology, 53: 445-470[more]
  • Xie LX, Tan ZW, Zhou Y, Xu RB, Feng LB, Xing YZ, Qi X*. 2014. Identification and fine-mapping of quantitative trait loci for seed vigor in germination and seedling establishment in rice. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 56: 749-759[more]
  • Shang Y, Ma YS, Zhou Y, Zhang HM, Duan LX, Chen HM, Zeng JG, Zhou Q, Wang SH, Gu WJ, Liu M, Ren JW, Gu XF, Zhang SP, Wang Y,Yasukawa K, Bouwmeester H, Qi XQ, Zhang ZH,Lucas W, Huang SW*. 2014. Biosynthesis, regulation, and domestication of bitterness in cucumber.Science, 346: 1084-1088[more]
  • Chi X, Zhang YC, Xue ZY, Feng LB, Liu HQ, Wang F, Qi XQ*. 2014. Discovery of rare mutations in extensively pooled DNA samples using multiple target enrichment. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 12: 709-717[more]
  • Snyder J, Qi XQ*. 2013. BIOSYNTHESIS metal matters. Nature Chemical Biology, 9: 295-296[more]
  • Cao XH, Zhou JH, Gong XP, Zhao GY, Jia JZ, Qi X*. 2012. Identification and validation of a major quantitative trait locus for slow-rusting resistance to stripe rust in wheat. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 54: 330–344[more]
  • Duan LX, Chen TL, Li M, Chen M, Zhou YQ, Cui GH, Zhao AH, Jia W, Huang LQ, Qi X*. 2012. Use of metabolomics approach to characterize Chinese medicinal material Huangqi. Molecular Plant, 5: 376-386[more]
  • Xue ZY, Duan LX, Liu D, Guo J, Ge S, Dicks J, Maille P, Osbourn A, Qi XQ*. 2012. Divergent evolution of oxidosqualene cyclases in plants. New Phytologist, 193: 1022–1038[more]
  • Wu XD,  Qi XQ*. 2010. Genes encoding hub and bottleneck enzymes of the Arabidopsis metabolic network preferentially retain homeologs through whole genome duplication. BMC evolutionary biology, 10: 145[more]
  • Wang LJ, Wang YJ, Wang Z, Marcel TC, Niks RE, Qi XQ*. 2010. The phenotypic expression of QTLs for partial resistance to barley leaf rust during plant development. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 121: 857-864[more]
  • Mugford ST, Qi XQ, Bakht S, Hill L, Wegel E, Hughes RK, Papadopoulou K, Melton R, Philo M, Sainsbury F, Lomonossoff GP, Deb RA, Goss,RJM, Osbourn A*. 2009. A serine carboxypeptidase-like acyltransferase is required for synthesis of antimicrobial compounds and disease resistance in oats. Plant Cell, 21: 2473-2484[more]
  • Mylona P, Owatworakit A, Papadopoulou K, Jenner H, Qin B, Findlay K, Hill L, Qi XQ, Bakht S, Melton R, Osbourn A*. 2008. Sad3 and Sad4 are required for saponin biosynthesis and root development in oat. Plant Cell, 20: 201-212[more]
  • Zhao SZ, Qi XQ*. 2008. Signaling in plant disease resistance and symbiosis. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 50: 799-807[more]
  • Qi XQ, Bakht S, Qin B, Leggett M, Hemmings A, Mellon F, Eagles J, Werck- Reichhart D, Schaller H, Lesot A, Melton R, Osbourn A*. 2006. A different function for a member of an ancient and highly conserved cytochrome P450 family:From essential sterols to plant defense. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103: 18848-18853

  • Bakht S, Qi XQ*. 2005. Ligation mediated rolling-circular amplification (RCA) based approaches to SNP detection. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 5: 111-116[more]
  • Qi XQ, Bakht S, Leggett M, Maxwell C, Melton R, Osbourn A*. 2004. Clustered genes for secondary metabolism in oat-Implications for the evolution of metabolic diversity in plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 101: 8233-8238[more]
  • Qi XQ, Pittaway TS, Lindup S, Liu H, Waterman E, Padi FK, Hash CT, Zhu J, Gale MD, Devos KM*. 2004. An integrated genetic map and a new set of SSR markers for pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum. Theoretical Applied Genetics, 109: 1485-1493[more]
  • Osbourn AE, Qi XQ, Townsend B, Qin B*. 2003. Dissecting plant secondary metabolism – constitutive chemical defenses in cereals. New Phytology, 159: 101-108[more]
  • Allouis S, Qi XQ, Lindup S, Gale MD, Devos KM*. 2001. Construction of a pearl millet BAC library using pBAC/SACB1,a positive selection vector.Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 102: 1200-1205[more]
  • Qi XQ, Lindup S, Pittaway TS, Allouis S, Gale MD, Devos KM*. 2001. Development of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers from bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) without sub-cloning. BioTechniques, 31: 355-362[more]
  • Qi XQ, Bakht S, Devos KM, Gale MD, Osbourn A*. 2001. L-RCA (ligation-rolling circle amplification): a general method for genotyping of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Nucleic Acids Research, 29: e116[more]
  • Haralampidis K, Bryan G, Qi XQ, Papadopoulou K, Bakht S, Melton R, Osbourn A*. 2001. A new class of oxidosqualene cyclases directs synthesis of antimicrobial phytoprotectants in monocots. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 98: 13431-13436[more]
  • Qi XQ, Stam P, Lindhout P*. 1996. Comparison and integration of four barley genetic maps. Genome, 39: 379-394[more]
  • Qi XQ, Lindhout P*. 1997. Development of AFLP markers in barley.Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 254: 330-336[more]
  • Schut JW, Qi XQ, Stam P*. 1997. Relationship between AFLP based genetic similarities and coefficients of co-ancestry in barley.Theoretical and Applied Genetics,95: 1161-1168[more]
  • Qi XQ, Stam P, Lindhout P*. 1998. Use of locus-specific AFLP markers to construct a high-density molecular map in barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 96: 376-384[more]
  • Qi XQ, Niks RE, Stam P, Lindhout P*. 1998. Identification of QTLs for partial resistance to leaf rust (Puccinia hordei) in barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 96: 1205-1215[more]
  • Qi XQ, Jiang GL, Chen WQ, Niks RE, Stam P, Lindhout P*. 1999. Isolate-specific QTLs for partial resistance to Puccinia hordei in barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 99: 877-884[more]
  • Qi XQ, Fufa F, Sijtsma D, Niks RE, Lindhout P, Stam P*. 2000. The evidence for abundance of QTLs for partial resistance to Puccinia hordei on the barley genome. Molecular Breeding, 6: 1-9[more]
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