Yan Wang
  • Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, USA
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Plant Physiology, Pennsylvania State University, 2004

Current position

Research Associate, DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University


  1. Wang, Y., Mortimer, J. C., Davis, J., Dupree, P. and Keegstra, K. (2012). Identification of an additional protein involved in mannan biosynthesis. Plant J. 73, 105–117.
  2. Wang, Y., Alonso, A. P., Wilkerson, C. G. and Keegstra, K. (2012). Deep EST profiling of developing fenugreek endosperm to investigate galactomannan biosynthesis and its regulation. Plant Mol Biol 79(3): 243-258.
  3. Alonso, A. P., Piasecki, R. J., Wang, Y., LaClair, R. W. and Shachar-Hill, Y. (2010). Quantifying the labeling and the levels of plant cell wall precursors using ion chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Plant Physiol 153(3): 915-924.
  4. Perrin, R. M., Wang, Y., Yuen, C. Y., Will, J. and Masson, P. H. (2007). WVD2 is a novel microtubule-associated protein in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 49(6): 961-971.
  5. Perrin, R. M., Young, L. S., Murthy, U. M. N., Harrison, B. R., Wang, Y., Will, J. L. and Masson, P. H. (2005). Gravity signal transduction in primary roots. Ann Bot 96(5): 737-743.
  6. Sijacic, P., Wang, X., Skirpan, A. L., Wang, Y., Dowd, P. E., McCubbin, A. G., Huang, S. and Kao, T. H. (2004). Identification of the pollen determinant of S-RNase-mediated self-incompatibility. Nature 429(6989): 302-305.
  7. Wang, Y., Tsukamoto, T., Yi, K. W., Wang, X., Huang, S., McCubbin, A. G. and Kao, T. H. (2004). Chromosome walking in the Petunia inflata self-incompatibility (S-) locus and gene identification in an 881-kb contig containing S2-RNase. Plant Mol Biol 54(5): 727-742.
  8. Wang, Y., Wang, X., McCubbin, A. G. and Kao, T. H. (2003). Genetic mapping and molecular characterization of the self-incompatibility (S) locus in Petunia inflata. Plant Mol Biol 53(4): 565-580.
  9. Wang, Y., Wang, X., Skirpan, A. L. and Kao, T. H. (2003). S-RNase-mediated self-incompatibility. J Exp Bot 54(380): 115-122.
1 Protocol published
Stem Microsome Preparation and Mannan Synthase Activity Assay
Author:  Yan Wang, date: 05/20/2013, view: 5704, Q&A: 0
Mannans are hemicellulosic polysaccharides and are present in cell walls of all land plants. Mannan polysaccharides are synthesized by two enzymes, mannan synthase (ManS) for backbone (mannan or glucomannan) synthesis and galactomannan galactosyl ...
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