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Qu Hongxia
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   Xingkelu723, Guangzhou 510650
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Energy metabolism and regulation in senescent fruit,Postharvest biology and technology
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1.Liu J, Li FJ, Shan YX, Zhou YJ, Liang L, Qu HX*, Jiang YM*, Chen JJ. Determination of H+ and Ca2+ fluxes in cold-stored banana fruit using non-invasive micro-test technology. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2019, 153:169-175.

2.Wu QX, Zhu XR, Zhang ZK, Qu HX, Gao HJ, Jiang YM, Duan XW, Zhu H, Yun Z*. Comparative profiling of primary metabolites and volatile compounds in Satsuma mandarin flavedo after ozone treatment. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2019, 153:1-12.

3.Li TT, Shi DD, Wu QX, Zhang ZK, Qu HX, Jiang YM*. Sodium para-aminosalicylate delays pericarp browning of litchi fruit by inhibiting ROS-mediated senescence during postharvest storage. Food Chemistry, 2019, 278:552-559.

4.Zhu H*, Zhang Y, Tang RF, Qu HX, Duan XW, Jiang YM. Banana sRNAome and degradome identify microRNAs functioning in differential responses to temperature stress. BMC Genomics, 2019, 20:33.

5.Zhang Y,  Yun Z,  Gong L,  Qu HX, Duan XW,  Jiang YM,  Zhu H*. Comparison of miRNA evolution and function in plants and animals. MicroRNA, 2018, 7(1):4-10.

6. Li TT#, Wu QX#, Wang Y, John A, Qu HX, Gong L, Duan XW, Zhu H, Yun Z*, Jiang YM. Application of proteomics for the investigation of the effect of initial pH on pathogenic mechanisms of Fusarium proliferatum on banana fruit. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, 2327.

7. Jian QJ, Gong L, Li TT, Wang Y, Wu Y, Chen F, Qu HX, Duan XW, Jiang YM*. Rapid assessment of the toxicity of fungal compounds using luminescent Vibrio qinghaiensis sp. Q67. Toxins, 2017, 9, 335.

8.Li TT, Gong L, Jiang GX, Wang Y, Gupta VK, Qu HXDuan XW *, Wang JS, Jiang YM. Carbon sources influence fumonisin production in Fusarium proliferatum. Proteomics, 2017, 17(19):1700070.

9.Jiang GX#, Yan HL#, Wu FW, Zhang DD, Tan L, Zeng W, Qu HXChen F, Duan XW *, Jiang YM. Litchi fruit LcNAC1 is a target of LcMYC2 and regulator of fruit senescence through its interaction with LcWRKY1. Plant & Cell Physiology, 2017, 58 (6): 1075-1089.

10.Li TT#Jiang GX#,  Qu HXWang YXiong YHJian QJ, Wu FWDuan XWZhu XR Hu WZWang JSGong L* Jiang YM *. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Penicillium citrinum cultured with different carbon sources identifies genes involved in citrinin biosynthesis. Toxins2017, 9(2): 69.

11.Li TT, Zhang JY, Zhu H, Qu HX, You SL, Duan XW, Jiang YM. Proteomic analysis of differentially expressed proteins involved in peel senescence in harvested mandarin fruit. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016, 7: 725.

12.Yuan YF, Wang YB, Jiang YM, Prasad KN, 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.

13.Yun Z#, Qu HX#Wang H, Zhu F, Liu T, Zhang ZK, Duan XW, Yang B, Cheng YJ and Jiang YM*. Comparative transcriptome and metabolome provides new insights into the regulatory mechanisms of accelerated senescence in litchi fruit after cold storage. Scientific Reports2016, 6: 19356Co-first author.

14.Huang H*, Jian QJ, Jiang YM, Duan XW, Qu HX*. Enhanced chilling tolerance of banana fruit treated with malic acid prior to low-temperature storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2016, 111, 209-213.

15.Li TT, Zhu H, Wu QX, Yang CW, Duan XW, Qu HX, Yun Z and Jiang YM. Comparative proteomic approaches to analysis of litchi pulp senescence after harvest. Food Research International, 201578:274-285.

16.Wang H, Zhi W, Qu HX*, Lin HT, and Jiang YM. Application of alpha-aminoisobutyric acid and beta-aminoisobutyric acid inhibits pericarp browning of harvested longan fruit. Chemistry Central Journal, 2015, 9: 54.

17.Yao FR, Zhu H, Yi CJiang YM and Qu HX*. MicroRNAs and targets in senescent fruit of litchi during ambient storage and post cold storage shelf-life. BMC Plant Biology, 2015, 15: 181.

18.Jing GX, Li TT, Qu HX, Yun Z, Jia YX, Zheng XL, Jiang YM. Carotenoids and volatile profiles of yellow-and red-fleshed papaya fruit in relation to the expression of carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase genes. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2015, 109, 114-119.

19.Zhang ZK, Huber DJ, Qu HX, Yun Z, Wang H, Huang Z, Huang H and Jiang YM. Enzymatic browning and antioxidant activities in harvested litchi fruit as influenced by apple polyphenols. Food Chemistry, 2015, 171: 191-199.

20.Liu T, Wang H, Kuang JF, Sun CD, Shi J, Duan XW, Qu HX* and Jiang YM. Short-term anaerobic, pure oxygen and refrigerated storage conditions affect the energy status and selective gene expression in litchi fruit. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 2015, 60: 1254-1261.

21.Yao FR, Huang ZH, Li DM, Wang H, Xu XL, Jiang YM and Qu HX*. Phenolics components, antioxidant enzyme activities and anatomic structure of longan fruit pericarp following treatment with adenylate triphosphate. Scientia Horticulturae, 2014, 180: 6-13.

22.Yang JY, Li JJiang YM, Duan XW, Qu HX, Yang B, Chen F and Sivvakumar D. Natural occurrence, analysis and prevention of mycotoxins in fruits and their processed products. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition2014, 54:64-83.

23.Huang ZHGuo LF, Wang H, Qu HX*, Ma SM, Liu YF, Huang HW and Jiang YM. Energy status of kiwifruit stored under different temperatures or exposed to long-term anaerobic conditions or pure oxygen. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2014, 98: 56-64.

24.Lin S, He JR, Jiang YM, Wu FW, Wang H, Wu D, Sun J, Zhang DD, Qu HX, Yang B. Production of nigragillin and dihydrophaseic acid by biotransformation of litchi pericarp with Aspergillus awamori and their antioxidant activities. Journal of Functional Foods, 2014, 7, 278-286.

25.Zhou YC, Pan XP, Qu HX, Underhill SJR. Tonoplast lipid composition and proton pump of pineapple fruit during low temperature storage and blackheart development. Journal of Membrane Biology, 2014, 247 (5), 429-439.

26.Zhou YC, Pan XP, Qu HX, Underhill SJR. Low temperature alters plasma membrane lipid composition and ATPase activity of pineapple fruit during blackheart development. Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes, 2014, 46: 59-69.

27.Huang H, Jing GX, Wang H, Duan XW, Qu HX, Jiang YM. The combined effects of phenylurea and gibberellins on quality maintenance and shelf life extension of banana fruit during storage. Scientia Horticulturae, 2014, 167: 36–42.

28.Qian ZJ, Wang H, Liu T, Jia YX, Prasad NK, Qu HX*, Duan XW and Jiang YM. Changes in quality attributes of mandarin with- and without-leaf during refrigerated storage. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 2014, 38(1):11-20.

29.Wang H, Qian ZJ, Ma SM, Zhou YC, Patrick JW, Duan XW, Jiang YM and Qu HX*. Energy status of ripening and postharvest senescent fruit of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn). BMC Plant Biology, 2013, 13:55.

30.Li Q, Wu FW, Li TT, Su XG, Jiang GX, Qu HX, Jiang YM and Duan XW. 1-Methylcyclopropene extends the shelf-life of ‘Shatangju’ mandarin (Citrus reticulate Blanco) fruit with attached leaves. Postharvest Biology and Technology2012, 67: 92-95.

31.Wu FW, Zhang DD, Zhang HY, Jiang GX, Su XG, Qu HX, Jiang YM, Duan XW. Physiological and biochemical response of harvested plum fruit to oxalic acid during ripening or shelf-life. Food Research International, 201144(5): 1299-1305.

32.Zhang HY, Yang SY, Joyce DC, Jiang YM, Qu HX, Duan XW. Physiology and quality response of harvested banana fruit to cold shock. Postharvest Biology and Technology2010, 55, 154-159.

33.Yang E, Yang SY, Lu WJ, Chen JY, Qu HX, Jiang YM, Joyce DC and Duan XW. Effect of nitric oxide on the sensitivity of banana fruit slices to ethylene. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 2010, 85: 17-22.

34.Yi C, Jiang YM, Shi J, Qu HX*, Xue S, Duan XW, Shi JY, Prasad NK. ATP-Regulation of antioxidant properties and phenolics in litchi fruit during browning and pathogen infection process. Food Chemistry, 2010, 118: 42-4.

35.Yang E, Lu WJ, Qu HX, Lin HT, Wu FW, Yang SY, Chen YL, Jiang YM. Altered energy status in pericarp browning of litchi fruit during storage. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 2009, 41(5): 2271-2279.

36.Yi C, Jiang YM, Shi J, Qu HX*, Duan XW, Yang B, Prasad NK and Liu T. Effect of ATP on changes of fatty acids in harvested litchi fruit infected by Peronophythora litchii. Postharvest Biology and Technology2009, 54: 159-164.

37.Yi C, Qu HX*, Jiang YM, Shi J, Duan XW, Joyce DC and Li YB. ATP-induced changes in energy status and membrane integrity of harvested litchi fruit and its relation to pathogen resistance. Journal of Phytopathology, 2008, 156: 365-371.

38.Qu HX, Yi C and Jiang YM. Resistance loss of horticultural crops after harvest to pathogens. Stewart Postharvest Review, 2008, 2: 4.

39.Qu HX, Yi C, Li J, Duan XW, Li YB and Jiang YM. Chlorophyll fluorescence as a tool to evaluate the senescence of longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour) fruit. Acta Horticulturae, 2008, 804: 197-201.

40.Yi C, Qu HX*, Jiang YM, Duan XW, Cheng GP, Ruenroengklin N and Yang E. Roles of energy in senescence and disease development of harvested litchi fruit. Acta Horticulturae, 2008, 804: 347-353.

41.Zhang DD, Cheng GP, Li J, Yi C, Yang E, Qu HX, Jiang YM and Duan XW. Effect of nitric oxide on browning development and quality maintenance of plum fruit during storage at low temperature. Acta Horticulturae, 2008, 804: 549-554.

42.Shi JY, Su XG, Li YB, Qu HX, Jiang YM and Duan XW. Inhibition of pure oxygen on pericarp browning of harvested litchi fruit in association with energy metabolism. Acta Horticulturae, 2008, 804: 339-346.

43.Zhong J, Duan XW, Qu HX, Yang B, Chen YL, Ruenroengklin N and Jiang YM. Effects of various extraction conditions on yields of total polyphenolic contents from litchi fruit pericarp in relation to their antioxidant activities. Acta Horticulturae, 2008, 804: 327-332.

44.Qu HX, Ke DS, Li YB and Jiang YM. Effects of red phosphorus fumigation on browning and quality of postharvest litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) fruit. Journal of Food Science and Technology-Mysore, 2007, 44(2): 154-157.

45.Zhou YC, Qu HX, Dibley K, Offler CE and Patrick JW. A suite of novel pH-independent sucrose transporters are expressed in coats of developing legume seeds. Plant Journal, 2007, 49: 750-764.

46.Zhou YC, Setz N, Niemietz C, Qu HX, Offler CE, Tyerman S and Patrick JW. Aquaporins and unloading of phloem-imported water in coats of developing bean seeds. Plant Cell and Environment, 2007, 30: 1566-1577.

47.Jiang YM, Jiang YL, Qu HX, Duan XW, Luo YB and Jiang WB, Energy aspects in ripening and senescence of harvested horticultural crops. Stewart Postharvest Review, 2007, 2: 5.

48.Duan XW, You YL, Su XG, Qu HX, Joyce DC and Jiang YM. Influence of the nitric oxide donor, sodium nitroprusside, on lipid peroxidation and anti-oxidant activity in pericarp tissue of longan fruit. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 2007, 82 (3): 467-473.

49.Duan XW, Su XG, You YL, Qu HX, Li YB, Jiang YM. Effect of nitric oxide on pericarp browning of harvested longan fruit in relation to phenolic metabolism. Food Chemistry, 2007, 104: 571-576

50.Qu HX, Duan XW, Su XG, Liu Hai and Jiang YM. Effects of anti-ethylene treatments on the browning and energy metabolism of harvested litchi fruit. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2006, 46: 1085-1090.

51.Qu HX, Sun GC, Jiang YM and Zhu XR. Pathogenesis-related proteins in litchi after inoculation with Peronophythora litchii. Acta Horticulturae2001558439-442.

52.李新,周宜洁,唐瑞芳,王瑛,蒋跃明,黄雪梅,马三梅*,屈红霞*。贮藏温度对鲜枸杞生理指标和营养品质的影响。食品工业科技,20183914):264-269, 281

53.蒋跃明,王慧,易春,屈红霞,段学武。采后园艺产品能量代谢与调控的研究进展,广州大学学报(自然科学版), 2016,15(4)1-7


55.郭丽芳,王慧,马三梅,钟彩虹,屈红霞。冷藏对金艳猕猴桃香气成分的影响。食品工业科技2013, 10: 304-308



58.刘亭,钱政江,屈红霞*,蒋跃明。利用LI-6262 CO2/H2O分析仪测定果蔬的呼吸强度。保鲜与加工,201010(4)55-56

59.黄博,姜兆玉,屈红霞,马三梅。龙牙花(Erythrina corallodendron) 不同花器官的表皮形态研究。植物学报,2010, 45 (5): 594–603












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