Silin Zhong Lab | Plant Functional Genomics CUHK
钟思林 实验室 | 植物功能基因组学 香港中文大学

EG12 Science Centre East
School of Life Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Fruit development and ripening

Lv P, Yu S, Zhu N, Chen Y, Zhou B, Pan Y, Tzeng D, Fabi J, Argyris J, Garcia-Mas J, Ye N, Zhang J, Grierson D,Xiang J, Fei Z, Giovannoni J, and Zhong S. (2018) Genome encode analyses reveal the basis of convergent evolution of fleshy fruit ripening. Nature Plants. 4:784-791.

Zhong S., Fei Z., Chen Y.C., Zheng Y., Huang M., Vrebalov J., Gapper N., McQuinn R. Liu B., Xiang J., Shao, Y. and Giovannoni J. (2013) Single-base resolution methylomes of tomato fruit development reveal epigenome modifications associated with ripening. Nature Biotechnology. 31:154-159.

Zhong S., Lin Z. and Grierson D. (2008) Tomato ethylene receptor interaction: visualization of NEVER-RIPE interaction with multiple CTRs at the endoplasmic reticulum. Journal of Experimental Botany. 59:965-972.

C3 C4 Photosynthesis

Liang, Z., Zhu, N., Mai, K., Liu, Z., Tzeng, D., Osteryoung, K., Zhong, S., Staehelin, A.,& Kang, B. (2018) Thylakoid-bound polysomes and a dynamin-related protein, FZL, mediate critical stages of the linear chloroplast biogenesis program in greening Arabidopsis cotyledons. The Plant Cell. 30, 1476-1495.

Ding Z, Weissmann S, Wang M, Du B, Huang L, Wang L, Tu X, Zhong S, Myers C, Brutnell T, Qi S, and Li P (2015) Identification of Photosynthesis-Associated C4 Candidate Genes through Comparative Leaf Gradient Transcriptome in Multiple Lineages of C3 and C4 Species, PLoS ONE, 10/2015.

Nguyen CV, Vrebalov JT, Gapper NE, Zheng Y, Zhong S, Fei Z and Giovannoni J (2014) Tomato GOLDEN2-LIKE transcription factors reveal molecular gradients that function during fruit development and ripening. The Plant Cell. 26:585-601.


Epigenome and 3D chromatin architecture

Dong P, Tu X, Liang Z, Kang B-H. & Zhong S. (2020) Plant and animal chromatin three-dimensional organization: similar structures but different functions. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa220

Dong P, Tu X, Li H, Zhang J, Grierson D, Li P & Zhong S (2019) Tissue‐specific Hi‐C analyses of rice, foxtail millet and maize suggest non‐canonical function of plant chromatin domains. JIPB. 10.1111/jipb.12809.

Dong P, Tu X, Chu PY, Lv P, Zhu N, Grierson D, Du B, Li P and Zhong S. (2017). 3D chromatin architecture of large plant genomes determined by local A/B compartments. Molecular Plant. 10, 1497-1509.