Agriculture & Biotechnology Research Center
Wang Ying
Highest Education Ph.D.
Phone 020-37082052
Office South China Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xingke Road 723, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China 510650
Education and Appointments
2002    Ph. D. Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US
1997    M.S. China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
1994    B. S. Shandong Agricultural University, Shandong, China
Work Experience
2015/09 - now   Professor of Medicinal Plant Genetics and Genomics, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2005/03 - 2015/08   Professor of Plant Genetics and Genomics, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2009/07 - 2014/12    Guest Professor, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2002/05 – 2005/06  Postdoc Research Associate, Cornell University, US. Advisor: Dr. Steve Tanksley
1997/08 - 2002/05 Research Assistant, Clemson University, US. Advisor: Dr. Greg Reighard and Dr. Albert Abbott 
Research Interest

Research Interests

1) Secondary metabolism in Chinese Medicinal Plants, Epimedium and Lycium

2) Evolutionary genomics and comparative functional genomics of Solanaceae and Berberidaceae species

3) Molecular Breeding of Chinese Medicinal Plants

4) Sustainable utilization of Chinese Medicinal Plants

Public Services
Selected Publication


7.  Wang Y, Chen H, Zeng SH, Wu M, Liu YL, Dong JZ, Chapter1: Chemical and Genetic Diversity of WolfberryLycium Barbarum and Human Health, Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung CHANG & Professor Kwok-Fai, Springer. 2015:1-27.

6.  Wang Y, Huang WJ, Chen JJ, Hayword A, Dong JZ, Chapter 8: Prenylated Flavonols in Epimedium, Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants --- Flavonoids and Antioxidants, J.N. Govil,Studium Press LLC, U.S.A.2015, 40:1-20

5. 王国强,…王瑛,.《全国中草药汇编(第三版)》.人民卫生出版社,2014.

4.  Yousaf Z, Akram A, Wang YPollen morphology of some medicinally important herbal flora of tropical and subtropical regions of Pakistan, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing,2011.

3.   Liu YL, Jiang ZW, Li ZZ, Wang Y, Cheng ZP, Huang HW, Spatial structure of genetic variation of SSR markers for wild populations of Actinidia chinensis and A. deliciosa. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Kiwifruit, Vols 1 and 2. Edited by Ferguson AR, Hewett EW, Gunson FA, Hale CN. 2007: 59-68.

2.  Wang Y, Garay L, Reighard GL, Georgi LL, Abbott AG, Scorza R, Development of bacterial artificial chromosome contigs in the evergrowing gene region in peach. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Peach Symposium, Vols 1 and 2. Johnson RS, Chrisosto CH. International Society for Horticultural Science .2002: 183-189.


1.  Abbott AG, Georgi L, Yvergniaux D, Inigo M, Sosinski B, Wang Y, Blenda A, Reighard G, Peach: The model genome for Rosaceae. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits, Vols 1 and 2. Drew R. Acta Horticulturae . 2002, 575: 145-155.



112. Wang CH, Wang Y, Liang Q, Yang TJ, Li ZL*, Zhang YJ*. The complete chloroplast genome of Plagiorhegma dubia Maxim., a traditional Chinese medicinal herb. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 2018, 3:112-114.

111. Liu Y, Li D, Zhang Q, Song C, Zhong C, Zhang X, Wang Y, Yao X, Wang Z, Zeng S, Wang Y, Guo Y, Wang S, Li X, Li L, Liu C, McCann HC, He W, Niu Y, Chen M, Du L, Gong J, Datson PM, Hilario E, Huang H. Rapid radiations of both kiwifruit hybrid lineages and their parents shed light on a two-layer mode of species diversification. New Phytologist, 2017, 215: 877890

110. Liu Y, Song Y, Zeng S, Patra P, Yuan L, Wang Y*. Isolation and characterization of salt stress-responsive gene Betaine Aldehyde Dehydrogenase in Lycium ruthenicum Murr. Physiologia Plantarum. In Press.

109. Song W, Qiao X, Chen K, Wang Y, Ji S, Feng J, Li K, Lin Y, Ye M: Biosynthesis-Based Quantitative Analysis of 151 Secondary Metabolites of Licorice To Differentiate Medicinal Glycyrrhiza Species and Their Hybrids. Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (5):3146–3153. (IF=6.32, 4/76 in CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL

108. Lei C, Wang Y, Dong JZ: Potentilla tuberculifera, a new species of Rosaceae from Hubei, China. Novon. 25(2):158-161.

107. Shi ZS, Zhu LH, Li TT, Zeng L, Xiang YH, Han XJ, Xia LX, Tang XY, Nie JH, Huang YX, So KF*, Wang Y, Tsang CK, Lei ZG, Xu ZC, Ruan YW*: Neuroprotective mechanisms of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides against ischemic insults by regulating NR2B and NR2A containing NMDA receptor signaling pathways. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 11:284.

106. Kim K, Nguyen VB, Dong JZ, Wang Y, Park JY, Lee SC, and Yang TJ: Evolution of the Araliaceae family inferred from complete chloroplast genomes and 45S nrDNAs of 10 Panax-related species. Scientific Report. 2017,7(1):4917. 

105. Huang W, Lv H, Wang Y*. Functional characterization of a novel R2R3-MYB transcription factor modulating the flavonoid biosynthetic pathway from Epimedium sagittatumFrontiers in Plant Science, 2017, 8:1274

104. Singh SK, Wu Y, Ghosh JS, Pattanaik S, Fisher C, Wang Y, Lawson D, Yuan L: RNA-sequencing reveals global transcriptomic changes in Nicotiana tabacum responding to topping and treatment of axillary-shoot control chemicals. Scientific reports. 2015, 5:18148.

103. Ouyang PY, Liu YL, Wang Y, Mo XL* , Zeng SH*: Aging and/or tissue-specific regulation of patchoulol and pogostone in two Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. Cultivars. Physiologia Plantarum. 2016,158(3):272-283.

102. Yang L, Chen J, Hu W, Yang T, Zhang Y, Yukiyoshi T, Zhou Y, Wang Y*. Population genetic structure of Glycyrrhiza inflata B. (Fabaceae) is shaped by habitat fragmentation, water resources and biological characteristics. PLoS ONE, 2016, 11: e0164129.

101. Huang WJ, Khaldun ABM, Lv H, Du LW, Zhang CJ, Wang Y*. Isolation and functional characterization of a R2R3-MYB regulator of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway from Epimedium sagittatumPlant Cell Reports 2016, 35:883-894

100. Huang WJ, Khaldun ABM, Chen J, Zhang C, Lv H, Yuan L and Wang Y*. A R2R3-MYB transcription factor regulates the flavonol biosynthetic pathway in a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Epimedium sagittatumFrontiers in Plant Science 2016, 7:1089

99. Liang Q, Zhang YJ, Chen, JJ, Huang HW, Wang Y*. Quality variation of ten geographic populations of Epimedium sagittatum as evaluated in common garden practice. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 2016, 63: 733-743. 

98. Khaldun ABM, Huang W, Lv H, Liao S, Zeng S Wang Y*Comparative profiling of miRNAs and target gene identification in distant-grafting between tomato and Lycium (Goji Berry). Frontiers in Plant Science 2016, 7:1475 

97. Zhang Y, Zhang S, Dang H, Zheng B, Li J*, Wang Y*: Epimedium xichangense (Berberidaceae), a new species from Sichuan, China. Phytotaxa 2016, 263: 286-290

96. Zhang Y, Du L, Liu A, Chen J, Wu L, Hu W, Zhang W, Kim K, Lee S, Yang TJ*, Wang Y*: The complete chloroplast genome sequences of five Epimedium species: lights into phylogenetic and taxonomic analyses. Frontiers in Plant Science 2016, 7:306

95. Yuan YF, Wang YB, Jiang YM, Nagendr Prasad K, Yang JL, Qu HX, Wang Y, Jia YX, Mo H, Yang B*: Structure identification of a polysaccharide purified from Lycium barbarium fruit, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2016, 82: 696-701

94Huang WJ, Liao SH, Lv HY, Khaldun A. B. M, Wang Y*:Characterization of the growth and fruit quality of tomato grafted on a woody medicinal plant, Lycium chinenseScientia Horticulturae. 2015, 197: 447-453

93Wang YS, Shahid M.Q., Ghouri F, Baloch F. S., Wang Y*, Huang HWEvaluation of the geographical pattern of genetic diversity of Glycine soja and Glycine max based on four single copy nuclear gene loci: For conservation of soybean germplasmBiochemical Systematics and Ecology. 2015, 62: 229-235

92Li WB, Liu YF, Zeng SH, Xiao G, Wang G, Wang Y*, Peng M*, Huang HW *: Gene Expression Profiling of Development and Anthocyanin Accumulation in Kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis) Based on Transcriptome Sequencing, PLoS ONE. 2015, 108: 1-19

91Yousaf Z*, Hu WM, Zhang YJ, Zeng SH, Wang YSystematic validation of medicinally important genus epimedium species based onmicrosatellite markers, Pakistan Journal of Botany. 2015, 472: 477-484

90Zhang YJ, Dang HS, Li JQ*, Wang Y*Taxonomic notes on three species of Epimedium (Berberidaceae) endemic to China. Phytotaxa. 2015204 (2): 147–152

89. Huang WJ, Zeng SH, Xiao G, ,Liao S, Chen J, Sun W, Lv H, Wang Y*Elucidating the biosynthetic and regulatory mechanisms of flavonoid-derived bioactive components in Epimedium sagittatum. Frontiers in Plant Science20156:689.

88Zeng SH, Liu YL, Pan LZ, Hayward A, Wang Y*Identification and characterization of miRNAs in ripening fruit of Lycium barbarum L. using high-throughput sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2015, 6: 778

87. Wu PZ, Zhou CP, Cheng SF…Wang Y…Chen F*, Wang J*, Wu GJ*Integrated genome sequence and linkage map of physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.)a biodiesel plantPlant Journal. 2015,81(5):810-21

86. Wang YS, Shahid MQ, Huang HW*Wang Y*Nucleotide diversity patterns of three divergent soybean populations: evidences for population-dependent linkage disequilibrium and taxonomic status of Glycine gracilisEcology and Evolution. 2015518: 3969-3978

85. Hu WM, Wang SW,Jian SG, Wang Y*Discovery and comparative assessment of SNPs and SSRs for genetic diversity analysis of wild Heritiera littoralis Dryand (Sterculiaceae), an endangered mangrove tree species.Conservation Genetics Resources. 2015, 73: 663-668

84. Zhang YJ,Dang HS,Li SY, Li JQ, Wang Y*Five new synonyms in Epimedium (Berberidaceae) from ChinaPhytoKeys. 2015,  (49): 1–12.

83. Chen JJ, Xu YQ, Wei GY, Liao SH, Zhang YJ, Huang WJ, Yuan L, Wang Y*:   Chemotypic and genetic diversity in Epimedium sagittatum from different geographical regions of China.Phytochemistry 2015116(8): 180-187

82Yousaf Z*, Hu WM, Zhang YJ, Zeng SH, Wang YExploration of genetic diversity among medicinally important genus Epimedium species based on genomic and EST-SSR marker.Natural Product Research2015, 29111020-1025.

81. Dong JZ*,  Lei C, Lu DY, Wang Y*: Direct biotransformation of dioscin into diosgenin in rhizome of Dioscorea zingiberensis by Penicillium dioscin. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 2015, 55(2) :200-206

80.  Zeng SH, Ouyang P, Mo S, Wang Y*: Characterization of genes coding phenylalanine ammonia lyase and chalcone synthase in four Pogostemon cablin cultivarsBiologia Plantarum. 2015, 59(2): 298-304.

79.  Khaldun ABM, Huang W, Liao S, Lv H, Wang Y*: Identification of microRNAs and target genes in the fruit and shoot tip of Lycium chinense: a traditional Chinese medicinal plant. PLoS ONE. 2015, 10(1): e0116334.

78.  Zheng XJ, Xiao H, Zeng Z, Sun ZW, Lei C, Dong JZ*, Wang Y*Composition and serum antioxidation of the main flavonoids from fermented vine tea(Ampelopsis grossedentata)Journal of Functional Foods. 2014, 9: 290-294.

77.  Zhang YJ, Dang HS, Li JQ, Wang Y*: The Epimedium wushanense (Berberidaceae) species complex, with one new species from Sichuan, ChinaPhytotaxa. 2014, 172(1):39-45.

76.  Zeng SH, Wu M, Zou CY, Liu XM, Shen XF, Hayward A, Liu CZ, Wang Y*: Comparative analysis of anthocyanin biosynthesis during fruit development in two Lycium speciesPhysiologia Plantarum. 2014, 150(4):505-516.

75.  Zeng SH, Liu YL, Wu M, Liu XM, Shen XF, Liu CZ, Wang Y*: Identification and validation of reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR normalization and its applications in LyciumPLoS ONE. 2014, 9(5): e97039.

74.  Zhang YJ, Yang LL, Chen JJ, Sun W, Wang Y*: Taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of Epimedium L. based on amplified fragment length polymorphismsScientia Horticulturae. 2014, 170:284-292.

73.  Wang WQ, Feng BX, Xiao JF, Xia Z,Q Zhou XC, Li PH, Zhang WX, Wang Y, Moller BL, Zhang P,…Li KM(*),  Peng M(*) : Cassava genome from a wild ancestor to cultivated varietiesNature Communications. 2014, 5:5110.

72.  Sun W, Huang WJ, Li ZN, Song C, Liu D, Liu YL, Hayward A, Liu YF, Huang HW, Wang Y*: Functional and evolutionary analysis of the AP1/SEP/AGL6 superclade of MADS-box genes in the basal eudicot Epimedium sagittatumAnnals of Botany. 2014, 113(4):653-668.

71.  Shen XF, Zeng SH, Wu M, Liu CZ, Wang Y*: Characterization of proanthocyaninrelated leucoanthocyanidin reductase and anthocyanidin reductase genes in Lycium ruthenicum Murr. Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2014, 23(6):369-377.

70.  Liu YL, Sun W, Zeng SH, Huang WJ, Di Liu D, Hu WM, Shen XF, Wang Y*: Virus-induced gene silencing in two novel functional plants, Lycium barbarum L. and Lycium ruthenicum MurrScientia Horticulturae. 2014, 170:267-274.

69.  Liu YL, Zeng SH, Sun W, Wu M, Hu WM, Shen XF, Wang Y*: Comparative analysis of carotenoid accumulation in two Goji (Lycium barbarum L. and L. ruthenicum Murr.) BMC Plant Biology. 2014, 14:269.

68.  Liu D, Sun W, Yuan YW, Zhang N, Hayward A, Liu YL, Wang Y*: Phylogenetic analyses provide the first insights into the evolution of OVATE family proteins in land plantsAnnals of Botany. 2014, 113(7):1219-1233.

67.  Lei C, Ma Q, Tang QY, Ai XR, Zhou Z, Yao L, Wang Y, Wang Q, Dong JZ*: Sodium selenite regulates phenolics accumulation and tuber development of purple potatoesScientia Horticulturae. 2014, 165:142-147.

66.  Zhang HF, Zhang X, Yang XH*, Qiu NX, Wang Y, Wang ZZ*: Microwave assisted extraction of flavonoids from cultivated Epimedium sagittatum: extraction yield and mechanism, antioxidant activity and chemical compositionIndustrial Crops and Products. 2013, 50:857-865.

65.  Zeng SH, Liu YL, Zou CY, Huang WJ, Wang Y*: Cloning and characterization of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase in medicinal Epimedium speciesPlant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. 2013, 113(2):257-267.

64.  Zeng SH, Liu YL, Wang Y*: Light stress suppresses the accumulation of epimedins A, B, C, and icariin in Epimedium, a traditional medicinal plantActa Physiologiae Plantarum. 2013, 35(11):3271-3275.

63.  Zeng SH, Liu YL, Hu WM, Liu YL, Shen XF, Wang Y*: Integrated transcriptional and phytochemical analyses of the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway in EpimediumPlant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. 2013, 115(3):355-365.

62.   Yousaf Z*Wang Y, Baydoun E:Phytochemistry and pharmacological studies on Solanum torvum SwartzJournal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 2013,3(4):152-160.

61.  Xu YQ, Li ZZ, Yuan L, Zhang XJ, Lu DY, Huang HW, Wang Y*: Variation of epimedins A, B, C and Icariin in Ten Representative Populations of Epimedium brevicornu Maxim., and Implications for UtilizationChemistry & Biodiversity. 2013, 10(4):711-721.

60.  Sun W, Huang WJ, Li ZN, Lv HY, Huang HW, Wang Y*: Characterization of a crabs claw gene in basal eudicot species Epimedium sagittatum (Berberidaceae)International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013, 14(1):1119-1131.

59.  Liu D, Zeng SH, Chen JJ, Zhang YJ, Xiao G, Zhu LY, Wang Y*: First insights into the large genome of Epimedium sagittatum (sieb. Et zucc) maxim, a Chinese traditional medicinal plantInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013, 14(7):13559-13576.

58.  Huang WJ, Sun W, Lv HY, Xiao G, Zeng SH, Wang Y*: Isolation and molecular characterization of thirteen R2R3-MYB transcription factors from Epimedium sagittatumInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013, 14(1):594-610.

57.  Huang WJ, Sun W, Lv HY, Luo M, Zeng SH, Pattanaik S, Yuan L, Wang Y*: A R2R3-MYB transcription factor from Epimedium sagittatum regulates the flavonoid biosynthetic pathwayPLoS ONE. 2013, 8(8): e70778.

56.  Dong JZ*, Wang Y, Wang SH, Yin LP, Xu GJ, Zheng C, Lei C, Zhang MZ: Selenium increases chlorogenic acid, chlorophyll and carotenoids of Lycium chinense leavesJournal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2013, 93(2):310-315.

55.  Dong JZ, Wang SH, Ai XR, Yao L, Sun ZW, Lei C, Wang Y*, Wang Q*: Composition and characterization of cordyxanthins from Cordyceps militaris fruit bodiesJournal of Functional Foods. 2013, 5(3):1450-1455.

54.  Dong JZ, Lei C, Zheng XJ, Ai XR, Wang Y, Wang Q*: Light wavelengths regulate growth and active components of Cordyceps militaris fruit bodiesJournal of Food Biochemistry. 2013, 37(5):578-584.

53.  Dong JZ, Ding J, Yu PZ, Lei C, Zheng XJ, Wang Y*: Composition and distribution of the main active components in selenium-enriched fruit bodies of Cordyceps militaris linkFood Chemistry. 2013, 137(1-4):164-167.

52.  Chen JJ, Liu XL, Zhu LY, Wang Y*: Nuclear genome size estimation and karyotype analysis of Lycium species (Solanaceae)Scientia Horticulturae. 2013, 151:46-50.

51. Zhao Y, Sun W, Wang Y: Saxena P K., Liu CZ*. Improved mass multiplication of Rhodiola crenulata shoots using temporary immersion bioreactor with forced ventilationApplied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2012,166: 1480-1490.

50.  Zhou Y, Yau YY, Ow DW*, Wang Y*: Site-specific deletions in the tomato genome by the CinH-RS2 and ParA-MRS recombination systemsPlant Biotechnology Reports. 2012, 6(3):225-232.

49.  Yousaf Z*, Umer A, Younas A, Khan F, Wang YAllelopathic Plants: 24. Genus Allium LAllelopathy Journal. 2012, 29(1):1-12.

48.  Song C, Guo J, Sun W, Wang Y*: Whole genome duplication of intra- and inter-chromosomes in the tomato genomeJournal of Genetics and Genomics. 2012, 39(7):361-368.

47.  The Tomato Genome Consortium (Sato, S, …Wang Y (Principal Investigator)14… G Gianese): The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolutionNature. 2012, 485(7400):635-641.

46.  Liang Q, Wei GY, Chen JJ, Wang Y*, Huang HW*: Variation of medicinal components in a unique geographical accession of Horny Goat weed Epimedium sagittatum maxim. (Berberidaceae)Molecules. 2012, 17(11):13345-13356.

45.  Dong JZ, Wang SH, Zhu LY, Wang Y*: Analysis on the main active components of Lycium barbarum fruits and related environmental factorsJournal of Medicinal Plants Research. 2012, 6(12):2276-2283.

44.  Huang WJ, Sun W, Wang Y*: Isolation and molecular characterisation of flavonoid 3 '-hydroxylase and flavonoid 3 ', 5 '-hydroxylase genes from a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Epimedium sagittatumGene. 2012, 497(1):125-130.

43.  Guo J, Liu YF, Wang YS, Chen JJ, Li YH, Huang HW, Qiu LJ, Wang Y*: Population structure of the wild soybean (Glycine soja) in China: implications from microsatellite analysesAnnals of Botany. 2012, 110(4):777-785.

42.  Dong JZ, Liu MR, Lei C, Zheng XJ, Wang Y*: Effects of selenium and light wavelengths on liquid culture of Cordyceps militaris LinkApplied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2012, 166(8):2030-2036.

41.  Dong JZ, Lei C, Ai XR, Wang Y*: Selenium enrichment on Cordyceps militaris Link and analysis on its main active componentsApplied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2012, 166(5):1215-1224.

40.  Chen JJ, Li LJ, Wang Y*: Diversity of genome size and Ty1-copia in Epimedium species used for traditional Chinese medicinesHortscience. 2012, 47(8):979-984.

39. Zeng SH, Xu YQ,Wang Y*:Isolation and characterization of two MADS-box 1 genes from Lycium barbarum LBiologia Plantarum. 2011,55 (3): 567-571

38.  Zhang HF, Yang XH, Wang Y*: microwave assisted extraction of secondary metabolites from plants: current status and future directionsTrends in Food Science & Technology. 2011, 22(12):672-688.

37.  Lei C, Zhang CC, Wang Y, Dong JZ*: Duchesnea brunneus, a new species of Rosaceae from hubei, ChinaBangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy. 2011, 18(2):159-162.

36.  Fu J, Xiang QY, Zeng XB, Yang M, Wang Y, Liu YL*: Assessment of the genetic diversity and population structure of lotus cultivars grown in China by amplified fragment length polymorphismJournal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2011, 136(5):339-349.

35.  Dong JZ, Wang ZC, Wang Y*: Rapid extraction of polysaccharides from fruits of Lycium barbarum LJournal of Food Biochemistry. 2011, 35(4):1047-1057.

34.  Dong JZ, Gao WS, Lu DY, Wang Y*: Simultaneous extraction and analysis of four polyphenols from leaves of Lycium barbarum L. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 2011, 35(3):914-931.

33.  Zeng SH, Xiao G, Guo J, Fei ZJ, Xu YQ, Roe BA, Wang Y*: Development of a EST dataset and characterization of EST-SSRs in a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Epimedium sagittatum (Sieb. Et Zucc.) MaximBMC Genomics. 2010, 11(94):1471-2164.

32.  Zeng SH, Huang WJ, Xiao G, Wang Q, Reighard GL, Wang Y*: Genetics and genomics of chinese medicinal plants Epimedium L. Hortscience. 2010, 45(8):S125-S125.

31.  Guo JA, Wang Y, Song C, Zhou JF, Qiu LJ, Huang HW, Wang Y*: A single origin and moderate bottleneck during domestication of soybean (Glycine max): implications from microsatellites and nucleotide sequencesAnnals of Botany. 2010, 106(3):505-514.

30. Dong JZ, Lu DY, Wang Y*: Analysis of flavonoids from leaves of cultivated Lycium barbarum L.Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 2009,64(3):199-204

29.  Zhang HF, Yang XH, Zhao LD, Wang Y*: Ultrasonic-assisted extraction of epimedin C from fresh leaves of Epimedium and extraction mechanismInnovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies. 2009, 10(1):54-60.

28.  Muller LA, …Xue YB, Wang Y40,…Zamir D, Stiekema W, (Tomato sequencing consortium): A snapshot of the emerging tomato genome sequencePlant Genome. 2009, 2(1):78-92.

27.  Zhang HF, Yang TS, Li ZZ, Wang Y*: Simultaneous extraction of epimedin A, B, C and icariin from Herba Epimedii by ultrasonic techniqueUltrasonics Sonochemistry. 2008, 15(4):376-385.

26.  Xu YQ, Li ZZ, Wang Y*: Fourteen microsatellite loci for the Chinese medicinal plant Epimedium sagittatum and cross-species application in other medicinal speciesMolecular Ecology Resources. 2008, 8(3):640-642.

25.  Xu YQ, Huang HW, Li ZZ, Wang Y*: Development of 12 novel microsatellite loci in a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Epimedium brevicornum and cross-amplification in other related taxaConservation Genetics. 2008, 9(4):949-952.

24.  Wang Y, Diehl A, Wu FN, Vrebalov J, Giovannoni J, Siepel A, Tanksley SD: Sequencing and comparative analysis of a conserved syntenic segment in the solanaceaeGenetics. 2008, 180(1):391-408.

23.  Li CB, Zhao JH, Jiang HL, Geng Y, Dai YY, Fan HJ, Zhang DF, Chen JF, Lu F, Shi JF, Sun SH, Chen JJ, Yan XH, Lu C, Chen MS, Cheng ZK, Ling HQ, Wang Y, Xue YB, Li C*: A snapshot of the Chinese SOL projectJournal of Genetics and Genomics. 2008, 35(7):387-390.

22.  Bielenberg DG, Wang Y, Li ZG, Zhebentyayeva T, Fan SH, Reighard GL, Scorza R, Abbott AG: Sequencing and annotation of the evergrowing locus in peach Prunus persica (L.) Batsch reveals a cluster of six MADS-box transcription factors as candidate genes for regulation of terminal bud formationTree Genetics & Genomes. 2008, 4(3):495-507.

21.  Zhou JF, Xu YQ, Huang HW, Wang Y*: Identification of microsatellite loci from Epimedium koreanum and cross-species amplification in four species of Epimedium (Berberidaceae)Molecular Ecology Notes. 2007, 7(3):467-470.

20.  Xu YQ, Li ZZ, Wang Y*, Huang HW*: Allozyme diversity and population genetic structure of three medicinal Epimedium species from HubeiJournal of Genetics and Genomics. 2007, 34(1):56-71.

19.  Yao XH, Ye QG, Kang M, Zhou JF, Xu YQ, Wang Y*, Huang HW*: Characterization of microsatellite markers in the endangered Sinojackia xylocarpa (Styracaceae) and cross-species amplification in closely related taxaMolecular Ecology Notes. 2006, 6(1):133-136.

18.  Xu YQWang Y, Li ZZ, Bao ZX, Zhou JF, Huang HW: Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Gastrodia elataMolecular Ecology Notes. 2006, 6(2):316-318.

17.  Wang Y, Tang XM, Cheng ZK, Mueller L, Giovannoni J, Tanksley SD: Euchromatin and pericentromeric heterochromatin: Comparative composition in the tomato genomeGenetics. 2006, 172(4):2529-2540.

16.  Hobolth A, Nielsen R, Wang Y, Wu F, Tanksley SD: CpG + CpNpG analysis of protein-coding sequences from tomatoMolecular Biology and Evolution. 2006, 23(6):1318-1323.

15.  Chen JJWang Y, Kang M, Zhou J, Huang H: Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Eurycorymbus cavaleriei, a dioecious endemic tree species in ChinaMolecular Ecology Notes. 2006, 6(1):160-162.

14.  Wang Y, van der Hoeven RS, Nielsen R, Mueller LA, Tanksley SD: Characteristics of the tomato nuclear genome as determined by sequencing undermethylated EcoRI digested fragmentsTheor Appl Genet. 2005, 112(1):72-84.

13.  Wang Y, Reighard GL, Layne DR, Abbott AG, Huang HW: Inheritance of AFLP markers and their use for genetic diversity analysis in wild and domesticated pawpaw Asimina triloba (L.) DunalJournal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2005, 130(4):561-568.

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