Wei Xiaoyi
Highest Education Ph. D.
Phone 020-37252538
Email weixiaoy@scib.ac.cn
Office Xingke Road 723, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Education and Appointments


10/1978-7/1982: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Department of Biology, Northwest Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

9/1986-7/1989: Master of Science in Phytochemistry, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China

9/2003-12/2005: Ph. D. in Agriculture, South China Agriculture University, Guangzhou, China

Work Experience:

8/2002-Present: Professor, South China Botanical Garden/South China Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

12/1995-8/2002: Associate Professor, South China Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

10/1993-3/1994: Visiting Scientist, Institute for Biomedical Research, Suntory Ltd., Osaka Japan 8/1989-12/1995: Assistant Professor, South China Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

7/1982-8/1986: Assitant, Institute of Botany, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Research Interest
Natural Product Chemistry
Public Services
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Member of Phytochemistry Committee, Chinese Botanical Society. Vice-Chairman of Medicinal Chemistry Committee, Guangdong Pharmaceutical Society. Vice-Chairman of TCM and Natural Medicine Committee, Guangdong Pharmaceutical Society. Member of Administrative Committee, Guangdong Botanical Society. Member, America Chemical Society. EDITORIAL BOARDS Member of Editorial Board, Natural Products and Bioprospecting. Member of Editorial Board, Tropical and Subtropical Botany.
National Science & Technology Improvement Award of China (2nd),2010.
Selected Publication

  1.      Xue JH, Wu P, Xu LX, Wei XY*. Penicillitone, a Potent in Vitro Anti-inflammatory and Cytotoxic Rearranged Sterol with an Unusual Tetracycle Core Produced by Penicillium purpurogenum. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1518–1521.  

  2.      Fu Y, Wu P, Xue JH, Wei XY*. Cytotoxic and Antibacterial Quinone Sesquiterpenes from a Myrothecium Fungus. J. Nat. Prod. 2014, 77, 17911799. 

  3.      Xu LX, Xue JH, Wu P, You XY, Wei XY* Absolute configurations of four resorcylic acid lactones, paecilomycins J-M, CD/TDDFT calculations. Chirality 2014, 26, 44-50. 

  4.      Wu P, Wu M, Xu LX, Xie HH, Wei XY*. Anti-inflammatory cyclopeptides from exocarps of sugar-apples. Food Chem. 2014, 152, 23–28.  

  5.      Shi JF, Wu P, Jiang ZH*, Wei XY*. Synthesis and tumor cell growth inhibitory activity of biotinylated annonaceous acetogenins. Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2014, 71, 219-228. 

  6.      Xu LX, Wu P, Wei HH, Xue JH, Hu XP, Wei XY*. Paecilomycins J–M, four new b-resorcylic acid lactones from Paecilomyces sp. SC0924. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 2648–2650. 

  7.      Ding WB, Jiang ZH, Wu P, Xu, LX, Wei XY*. Resin glycosides from the aerial parts of Operculina turpethum. Phytochemistry 2012, 81: 165-174. 

  8.      Wei HH, Xu LX, Yu M, Zhang L, Wang HJ, Wei XY*, Ruan YY*. Monocillin II Inhibits Human Breast Cancer Growth Partially by Inhibiting MAPK Pathways and CDK2 Thr160 Phosphorylation. ChemBioChem 2012, 13(3), 465-475. 

  9.      Ding WB, Zeng FL, Xu LX, Chen YY, Wang YF, Wei XY*. Bioactive Dammarane-Type Saponins from Operculina turpethum. J. Nat. Prod. 2011, 74, 1868-1874. 

  10.   Wu M, Wu P, Xie HH, Wu GJ, Wei XY*. Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloids Mediating DNA Strand Scission from Turpinia arguta. Planta Med. 2011; 77(3): 284-286. 

  11.   Xu LX, He ZX, Xue JH, Chen XP, Wei XY*. b-Resorcylic acid lactones from a Paecilomyces Fungus. J. Nat. Prod., 2010, 73 (5), 885–889.  

  12.   Wu P, Xie HH, Tao WQ, Niu SY, Wei XY*. Phytoecdysteroids from the rhizomes of Brainea insignis. Phytochemistry, 2010, 71, 975-981.