Fantao Kong
  • Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives, Aix Marseille University, France, France,
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D, Kochi University of Technology (KUT), Japan, 2014

Current position

Postdoc, Department of Plant Biology and Environmental Microbiology, French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission (CEA)/National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)/Aix-Marseille University (AMU), France


  1. Kong, F., Romero, I. T., Warakanont, J. and Li-Beisson, Y. (2018). Lipid catabolism in microalgae. (Accept subject to revision) New Phytologist.
  2. Kong, F., Liang, Y., Legeret, B., Beyly-Adriano, A., Blangy, S., Haslam, R. P., Napier, J. A., Beisson, F., Peltier, G. and Li-Beisson, Y. (2017). Chlamydomonas carries out fatty acid beta-oxidation in ancestral peroxisomes using a bona fide acyl-CoA oxidase. Plant J 90(2): 358-371.
  3. Goold, H. D., Nguyen, H. M., Kong, F., Beyly-Adriano, A., Legeret, B., Billon, E., Cuine, S., Beisson, F., Peltier, G. and Li-Beisson, Y. (2016). Whole Genome Re-Sequencing Identifies a Quantitative Trait Locus Repressing Carbon Reserve Accumulation during Optimal Growth in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Sci Rep 6: 25209.
  4. Kong, F., Yamasaki, T., Kurniasih, S. D., Hou, L., Li, X., Ivanova, N., Okada, S. and Ohama, T. (2015). Robust expression of heterologous genes by selection marker fusion system in improved Chlamydomonas strains. J Biosci Bioeng 120(3): 239-245.
  5. Kurniasih, S. D., Yamasaki, T., Kong, F., Okada, S., Widyaningrum, D. and Ohama, T. (2016). UV-mediated Chlamydomonas mutants with enhanced nuclear transgene expression by disruption of DNA methylation-dependent and independent silencing systems. Plant Mol Biol 92(6): 629-641.
  6. Kong, F., Yamasaki, T. and Ohama, T. (2014). Expression levels of domestic cDNA cassettes integrated in the nuclear genomes of various Chlamydomonas reinhardtii strains. J Biosci Bioeng 117(5): 613-616.
  7. Hou, L., Wang, P., Kong, F., Park, H., Kobiro, K. and Ohama, T. (2013). Mesoporous TiO2 nanoparticles: a new material for biolistic bombardment. Phycological Research 61(1): 58-60.
1 Protocol published
Identification of Insertion Site by RESDA-PCR in Chlamydomonas Mutants Generated by AphVIII Random Insertional Mutagenesis
Authors:  Fantao Kong and Yonghua Li-Beisson, date: 02/05/2018, view: 1427, Q&A: 0
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is frequently used as a model organism to study fundamental processes in photosynthesis, metabolism, and flagellar biology. Versatile tool boxes have been developed for this alga (Fuhrmann et al., 1999; ...
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