Cheng- Bin Xiang
  • Faculty,
Research fields
  • Molecular Biology, Plant Science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Bacteriology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Idaho, 1992

Current position

Professor in Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Yu, L. H., Wu, S. J., Peng, Y. S., Liu, R. N., Chen, X., Zhao, P., Xu, P., Zhu, J. B., Jiao, G. L., Pei, Y. and Xiang, C. B. (2015). Arabidopsis EDT1/HDG11 improves drought and salt tolerance in cotton and poplar and increases cotton yield in the field. Plant Biotechnol J. (Epub ahead of print)
  2. Cai, X. T., Xu, P., Wang, Y. and Xiang, C. B. (2015). Activated expression of AtEDT1/HDG11 promotes lateral root formation in Arabidopsis mutant edt1 by upregulating jasmonate biosynthesis. J Integr Plant Biol. Online. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Wang, Z., Mao, J. L., Zhao, Y. J., Li, C. Y. and Xiang, C. B. (2015). L-Cysteine inhibits root elongation through auxin/PLETHORA and SCR/SHR pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Integr Plant Biol 57(2): 186-197.
  4. Cai, X. T., Xu, P., Zhao, P. X., Liu, R., Yu, L. H. and Xiang, C. B. (2014). Arabidopsis ERF109 mediates cross-talk between jasmonic acid and auxin biosynthesis during lateral root formation. Nat Commun 5: 5833.
  5. Yu, L. H., Miao, Z. Q., Qi, G. F., Wu, J., Cai, X. T., Mao, J. L. and Xiang, C. B. (2014). MADS-box transcription factor AGL21 regulates lateral root development and responds to multiple external and physiological signals. Mol Plant 7(11): 1653-1669.
  6. Zhao, Q., Wu, Y., Gao, L., Ma, J., Li, C. Y. and Xiang, C. B. (2014). Sulfur nutrient availability regulates root elongation by affecting root indole-3-acetic acid levels and the stem cell niche. J Integr Plant Biol 56(12): 1151-1163.
  7. Xu, P., Cai, X. T., Wang, Y., Xing, L., Chen, Q. and Xiang, C. B. (2014). HDG11 upregulates cell-wall-loosening protein genes to promote root elongation in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot 65(15): 4285-4295.
  8. Cao, M. J., Wang, Z., Zhao, Q., Mao, J. L., Speiser, A., Wirtz, M., Hell, R., Zhu, J. K. and Xiang, C. B. (2014). Sulfate availability affects ABA levels and germination response to ABA and salt stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 77(4): 604-615.
  9. Yu, L., Chen, X., Wang, Z., Wang, S., Wang, Y., Zhu, Q., Li, S. and Xiang, C. (2013). Arabidopsis enhanced drought tolerance1/HOMEODOMAIN GLABROUS11 confers drought tolerance in transgenic rice without yield penalty. Plant Physiol 162(3): 1378-1391.
  10. Cao, M. J., Wang, Z., Wirtz, M., Hell, R., Oliver, D. J. and Xiang, C. B. (2013). SULTR3;1 is a chloroplast-localized sulfate transporter in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 73(4): 607-616.
  11. Xi, J., Xu, P. and Xiang, C. B. (2012). Loss of AtPDR11, a plasma membrane-localized ABC transporter, confers paraquat tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 69(5): 782-791.
  12. Wu, Y., Zhao, Q., Gao, L., Yu, X. M., Fang, P., Oliver, D. J. and Xiang, C. B. (2010). Isolation and characterization of low-sulphur-tolerant mutants of Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot 61(12): 3407-3422.
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