Xiyan Li
  • Department of Genetics, Stanford University, USA
Research focus
  • Systems biology
  • 13 Author merit


Ph.D. in Plant Biology,
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2006

Current position

He is a postdoc scholar in Department of Genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focuses on developing technology for discovering small molecule regulators of protein functions.

Selected Publications

  1. Li X, Chanroj S, Wu Z, Romanowsky SM, Harper JF, Sze H. A distinct endosomal Ca2+/Mn2+ pump affects root growth through the secretory process. Plant Physiol. 2008;147(4):1675-89. PMCID: 2492598.
  2. Li X, Gianoulis TA, Yip KY, Gerstein M, Snyder M. Extensive in vivo metabolite-protein interactions revealed by large-scale systematic analyses. Cell. 2010; 143(4): 639-50. PMCID: 3005334.
  3. Zhao C, Yasumura D, Li X, Matthes M, Lloyd M, Nielsen G, Ahern K, Snyder M, Bok D, Dunaief JL, LaVail MM, Vollrath D. mTOR-mediated dedifferentiation of the retinal pigment epithelium initiates photoreceptor degeneration in mice. J Clin Invest. 2011;121(1):369-83. PMCID: 3007156.
  4. Li X, Snyder M. (2011) Metabolites As Global Regulators: A New View of Protein Regulation. BioEssays. E-pub online.
13 Protocols published
Author:  Xiyan Li, date: 09/05/2011, view: 15374, Q&A: 0
Plant roots secret a lot of peroxidases to counteract environmental influences. This protocol describes a way to extract root apoplastic wall fluid from Arabidopsis plants and to determine the peroxidase activity using guaiacol as substrate.
Author:  Xiyan Li, date: 09/05/2011, view: 34924, Q&A: 1
Arabidopsis as the model organism for higher plants is widely studied among plant biology labs around the world. However, taking care of this tiny plant may not be trivial. Here is a general guide used for the Heven Sze lab at the University of ...
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