Zhanghong Shi
  • Associate professor, College of Plant Protection, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 2012-2019
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
  • 1 Author merit

Education

Ph.D., Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009

Publications

• Habineza, P., Muhammad, A., Ji, T., Xiao, R., Yin, X., Hou, Y. and Shi, Z. (2019). The Promoting Effect of Gut Microbiota on Growth and Development of Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) by Modulating Its Nutritional Metabolism. Front Microbiol 10: 1212.
• Muhammad, A., Habineza, P., Ji, T., Hou, Y. and Shi, Z. (2019). Intestinal Microbiota Confer Protection by Priming the Immune System of Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae). Front Physiol 10: 1303.
• Xiao, R., Wang, X., Xie, E., Ji, T., Li, X., Muhammad, A., Yin, X., Hou, Y. and Shi, Z. (2019). An IMD-like pathway mediates the intestinal immunity to modulate the homeostasis of gut microbiota in Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae). Dev Comp Immunol 97: 20-27.
• Dawadi, B., Wang, X., Xiao, R., Muhammad, A., Hou, Y. and Shi, Z. (2018). PGRP-LB homolog acts as a negative modulator of immunity in maintaining the gut-microbe symbiosis of red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier. Dev Comp Immunol 86: 65-77.
• Muhammad, A., Fang, Y., Hou, Y. and Shi, Z. (2017). The Gut Entomotype of Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) and Their Effect on Host Nutrition Metabolism. Front Microbiol 8: 2291.
• Shi, Z., Liang, H. and Hou, Y. (2017). Functional analysis of a NF-kappaB transcription factor in the immune defense of Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res 107(2): 251-260.
• Shi, Z., Lin, Y., Hou, Y. and Zhang, H. (2015). Humoral immunocompetence shifts in response to developmental stage change and mating access in Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res 105(2): 166-172.
• Shi, Z. H., Lin, Y. T. and Hou, Y. M. (2014). Mother-derived trans-generational immune priming in the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera, Dryophthoridae). Bull Entomol Res 104(6): 742-750.
• Shi, Z.-H., Wang, B., Clarke, S. R. and Sun, J.-H. (2012). Effect of associated fungi on the immunocompetence of red turpentine beetle larvae, Dendroctonus valens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Insect Science 19(5): 579-584.
• Shi, Z., Wang, L. and Zhang, H. (2012). Low diversity bacterial community and the trapping activity of metabolites from cultivable bacteria species in the female reproductive system of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae). Int J Mol Sci 13(5): 6266-6278.
• Shi, Z. H. and Sun, J. H. (2010). Immunocompetence of the red turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus valens LeConte (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae): variation between developmental stages and sexes in populations in China. J Insect Physiol 56(11): 1696-1701.
• Shi, Z. H. and Sun, J. H. (2010). Quantitative variation and biosynthesis of hindgut volatiles associated with the red turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus valens LeConte, at different attack phases. Bull Entomol Res 100(3): 273-277.
1 Protocol published
Preparation of Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) Germ-free Larvae for Host-gut Microbes Interaction Studies
Authors:  Abrar Muhammad, Prosper Habineza, Youming Hou and Zhanghong Shi, date: 12/20/2019, view: 1249, Q&A: 0
Red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier, is a devastating pest of palm trees worldwide. RPW gut is colonized by diverse bacterial species which profoundly influence host development and nutritional metabolism. However, the ...
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