Agriculture & Biotechnology Research Center
Zhou Zhongyu
Highest Education Ph.D
Phone 020-37080950
Office Xingke Road 723,Tianhe District,Guangzhou,China
Education and Appointments


(1) 2005-2010 Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, major in pharmaceutical chemistry, MD-PhD

(2) 2001-2005 Hunan University of Traditional and Chinese Medicine, major in pharmaceutics, Bachelor 


(1) Since 2013 associate researcher at South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

(2) 2016-2018 Postdoctoral fellow of Xiangjiang Scholars, Hongkong University of Sciences and Technology, Hongkong, China

(3) 2010-2013 research associate at South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Research Interest

(1) Phytochemistry

(2) Natural products in legumes and actinorhizal plants


Public Services
Selected Publication

co-first author, * corresponding author

  (1)    Xu, Y.-T.; Luo, Y.-C.; Xue, J.-H.; Li, Y.-P.; Dong, L.; Li, W.-J.; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Wei, X.-Y. Micropyrones A and B, two new α-pyrones from the actinomycete Microbacterium sp. GJ312 isolated from Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. Natural Product Research2021, doi: 10.1080/14786419.2021.1979546.

  (2)    Jin, Y.; Xu, Y.; Huang, Z.; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Wei, X. Metabolite pattern in root nodules of the actinorhizal plantCasuarina equisetifoliaPhytochemistry 2021, 186, 112724.

  (3)    Jin, Y.; Huang, Z.; Huang, Y.; Xu, Y.; Yan, J.; Yang, J.*; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Wei, X. A New Serratane Triterpenoid fromLycopodiella cernuaChin. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 40, 2531-2534.

  (4)    Xu, Y.-C.; Xie, X.-X.; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Feng, T.; Liu, J.-K. A new monoterpene from the poisonous mushroom Trogia venenata, which has caused Sudden Unexpected Death in Yunnan province, China. Natural Product Research 2018, 32, 2547-2552.

  (5)    Xu, Y.; Tao, Z.; Jin, Y.; Yuan, Y.; Dong, T. T. X.; Tsim, K. W. K.; Zhou, Z.-Y.* Flavonoids, a Potential New Insight ofLeucaena leucocephala Foliage in Ruminant Health. J. Agr. Food Chem. 2018, 66, 7616-7626.

  (6)    Xu, Y.; Tao, Z.; Jin, Y.; Chen, S.; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Gong, A. G.; Yuan, Y.; Dong, T. T.; Tsim, K. W. Jasmonate-Elicited Stress Induces Metabolic Change in the Leaves of Leucaena leucocephalaMolecules 2018, 23, 188.

  (7)    Lou, J.-S.; Xia, Y.-T.; Wang, H.-Y.; Kong, X.-P.; Yao, P.; Dong, T. T. X.; Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Tsim, K. W. K.* The WT1/MVP-Mediated Stabilization on mTOR/AKT Axis Enhances the Effects of Cisplatin in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer by a Reformulated Yu Ping Feng San Herbal Preparation. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2018, 9, 853.

  (8)    Xu, Q.-L.#; Zhang, M.#Zhou, Z.-Y.#; Liu, W.-X.; Wan, F.-H.; Wang, H.-F.; Tan, J.-W.* Two new carene-type monoterpenes from aerial parts of Ageratina adenophoraPhytochemistry Letters 2014, 9, 123-126.

  (9)    Zhou, Z.-Y.; Liu, W.-X.; Pei, G.; Ren, H.; Wang, J.; Xu, Q.-L.; Xie, H.-H.; Wan, F.-H.; Tan, J.-W.* Phenolics fromAgeratina adenophora Roots and Their Phytotoxic Effects on Arabidopsis thaliana Seed Germination and Seedling Growth. J. Agr. Food Chem. 2013, 61, 11792-11799.

  (10)    周忠玉*谭建文刘吉开 陆地革菌的化学成分研究热带亚热带植物学报 2012, 20, 201-205.

  (11)    Zhou, Z.-Y.#; Shi, G.-Q.#; Fontaine, R.; Wei, K.; Feng, T.; Wang, F.; Wang, G.-Q.; Qu, Y.; Li, Z.-H.; Dong, Z.-J.; Zhu, H.-J.; Yang, Z.-L.; Zeng, G.*; Liu, J.-K.* Evidence for the Natural Toxins from the Mushroom Trogia venenata as a Cause of Sudden Unexpected Death in Yunnan Province, China. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 2368-2370.

  (12)    Yan, J. #; Sun, L.-R. #Zhou, Z.-Y. #; Chen, Y.-C.; Zhang, W.-M.; Dai, H.-F.; Tan, J.-W.* Homoisoflavonoids from the medicinal plant Portulaca oleraceaPhytochemistry 2012, 80, 37-41.

  (13)   Zhou, Z.-Y.*; Tan, J.-W.; Liu, J.-K. Two new polyols and a new phenylpropanoid glycoside from the basidiomyceteLactarius deliciosusFitoterapia 2011, 82, 1309-1312.

  (14)    Zhou, Z.-Y.; Liu, J.-K.* Pigments of fungi (macromycetes). Nat. Prod. Rep. 2010, 27, 1531-1570.

  (15)    周忠玉刘吉开黄盾盘菌的化学成分云南民族大学学报(自然科学版2009, 18, 1-4.

  (16)    Zhou, Z.-Y.; Liu, R.; Jiang, M.-Y.; Zhang, L.; Niu, Y.; Zhu, Y.-C.; Dong, Z.-J.; Liu, J.-K.* Two New Cleistanthane Diterpenes and a New Isocoumarine from Cultures of the Basidiomycete Albatrellus confluensChem. Pharm. Bull. 2009, 57, 975-978.

  (17)    Zhou, Z.-Y.; Wang, F.; Tang, J.-G.; Fang, L.-Z.; Dong, Z.-J.; Liu, J.-K.* Gallicynoic Acids A-I, Acetylenic Acids from the Basidiomycete Coriolopsis gallicaJ. Nat. Prod. 2008, 71, 223-226.

  (18)    Zhou, Z.-Y.; Tang, J.-G.; Wang, F.; Dong, Z.-J.; Liu, J.-K.* Sesquiterpenes and Aliphatic Diketones from Cultures of the Basidiomycete Conocybe siligineaJ. Nat. Prod. 2008, 71, 1423-1426.

  (19)    周忠玉王立松王飞刘吉开绿槽枝衣的化学成分云南植物研究 2007, 29, 586-590.