Ali Parsaeimehr Delaware state university
4 protocols

Andrea Zuluaga Universitat de Barcelona
3 protocols

Ayelign Adal The University of British Columbia
5 protocols

David Cisneros Umeå University
33 protocols

Tohir A. Bozorov
  • Research scientist, Institute of Genetics and Plant Experimental Biology
Research focus
  • Plant biotechnology, physiology, molecular biology, plant-insect interaction, ecology, gene engineering, bioinformatics, small RNAs, microbiology, biotechnology, tissue culture, microbial producents


PhD, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology and Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany, 2012

Lab information

Laboratory of molecular biochemistry and genetics

1. Jabborova, D., T. Bozorov, L. Li, A. Kistaubayeva, and D. Egamberdieva. 2021. Identification and Characterization of endophytic bacteria isolated from root nodules of lentil (Lens culinaris L.) grown on saline soils. International Journal of Biology and Chemistry 14 (2).
2. Boonmee, S., Wanasinghe, D.N., Calabon, M.S. Huanraluek N., Chandrasiri S.K.U., Jones G.E.B., Rossi W., Leonardi M., Singh S.K., Rana S., Singh P.N., Maurya D.K. Lagashetti A.C., Choudhary D., Dai Y., Zhao Ch., Mu Y., Yuan H., He Sh., Phookamsak R., Jiang H., Martín M.P., Duenas M., Telleria M.T., Kałucka I.L., Jagodziński A.M., Liimatainen K., Pereira D.S., Phillips A.J.L., Suwannarach N., Kumla J., Khuna S., Lumyong S., Potter T.B., Shivas R.G., Sparks A.H., Vaghefi N., Abdel‑Wahab M.A., Abdel‑Aziz F.A., Li G., Lin W., Singh U., Bhatt R.P., Lee H.B., Nguyen T.T.T., Kirk P.M, Dutta A.K., Acharya K., Sarma V.V., Niranjan M., Rajeshkumar K.C., Ashtekar N., Lad S., Wijayawardene N.N., Bhat D.J., Xu R., Wijesinghe S.N., Shen H., Luo Z., Zhang J., Sysouphanthong P., Thongklang N., Bao D., Aluthmuhandiram J.V.S., Abdollahzadeh J., Javadi A., Dovana F., Usman M., Khalid A.N., Dissanayake A.J., Telagathoti A., Probst M., Peintner U., Garrido‑Benavent I., Bóna L., Merény Z., Boros L., Zoltán B., Stielow J.B., Jiang N., Tian Ch., Shams E., Dehghanizadeh F., Pordel A., Javan‑Nikkhah M., Denchev T.T., Denchev C.M., Kemler M., Begerow D., Deng Ch., Harrower E., Bozorov T., Kholmuradova T., Gafforov Yu., Abdurazakov A., Xu J., Mortimer P.E., Ren G., Jeewon R., Maharachchikumbura S.S.N., Phukhamsakda Ch., Mapook A., Hyde K.D. Fungal diversity notes 1387–1511: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions on genera and species of fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity (2021).
3. Bozorov TA*, Toshmatov ZO, Kahar G, Zhang D, Shao H and Gafforov Y (2021) Wild Apple-Associated Fungi and Bacteria Compete to Colonize the Larval Gut of an Invasive Wood-Borer Agrilus mali in Tianshan Forests. Front. Microbiol. 12:743831. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.743831
4. Zhang Y., Zhou P., Bozorov T.A. and Zhang D. Application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology in wild apple (Malus sieverii) for paired sites gene editing. Plant Methods 17, 79 (2021).
5. Yang H., Bozorov T.A.., Chen X., Zhang D., Wang J., Li X., Gui D., Qi Z. and Zhang D. Yield comparisons between cotton variety Xin Nong Mian 1 and its transgenic ScALDH21 lines under wifferent water deficiencies in a desert‐oasis ecotone. Agronomy, 2020, 11(5), 1019.
6. Wang J., Yang H., Gao B., Bozorov T.A., Li X., Zhang D., and Wood A.J. Analysis and characterization of the aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) gene superfamily in the desert moss Syntrichia caninervis in response to abiotic stress. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2020, 178,104176
7. Adilova Sh. Sh., Qulmamatova D.E., Baboev S.K., Bozorov T.A., A.I. Morgunov. Multivariate cluster and principle component analyses of selected yield traits in Uzbek bread wheat cultivars. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2020, 11, 903-912.
8. Wang J., Yang H., Bozorov T.A., Albach D.C., Zhang D. Evolutionary Pattern of High Variation Traits in Subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae). Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae. 2020, 89:1.
9. Zhang Y., Bozorov T.A*., Li D.X., Zhang D.Y. An efficient in vitro regeneration system from different wild apple (Malus sieversii) explants. Plant Methods, 2020, 16, 56.
10. Liu X., Li X., Ma R., Ma J., Yang H., Bozorov T.A., Li L., Zhang D. Characterization and pathogenicity of six fungal strains causing stem canker of wild apple (Malus sieversii) in the Tianshan forests, China. Forest Pathology, 2020,
11. Bozorov T.A.*, Rasulov B.A., Zhang D.Y. Characterization of the bacterial community of larval gut of invasive Agrilus mali Matsumara (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), and uncovering plant cell-wall degrading cultivable bacteria. Scientific Reports, 2019, 9: 4923.
12. Li X, Liang Y., Gao B., Mijiti M., Bozorov T.A., Yang H., Zhang D.Y. and Wood A.J. ScDREB10, an A-5c type of DREB gene of the desert moss Syntrichia caninervis, confers osmotic and salt tolerances to Arabidopsis. Genes, 2019, 10:146. doi:10.3390/genes10020146.
13. Yang H., Zhang D., Zhang D., Bozorov T.A., Abdullaev A.A., Wood A.J., Wang J., Li X., and Zhao J. Overexpressing of ALDH21 from Syntrichia caninervis moss in upland cotton enhances fibre quality and boll components traits, and physiological parameters during deficit irrigation. Crop Science. Crop Sci., 2019, 59:1–12 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2018.08.0477.
14. Bozorov T.A., Lou Zhao and Zhang D.Y. Agrilus mali Matsumara (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a new invasive pest of wild apple in western China: DNA barcoding and life cycle. Ecology and Evolution, 2019, 9:1160–1172.
15. Bozorov T.A.*, Usmanov R.M., Yang H., Khamdullaev S.A., Musaev S., Shavkiev J., Nabiev S., Zhang D., Abdullaev A.A. Effect of water deficiency on relationships between metabolism, physiology, biomass, and yield of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Arid Land, 2018, 10(3): 441–456. (corresponding author).
16. Baboev S.K., Buranov A.K., Bozorov T.A., Adilov B.S., Morgunov A.I. Studying of local wheat landraces of Uzbekistan. Journal of Agricultural Biology, 2017, 52(3), 553-560. doi10.15389.agrobiology.2017.3.553eng.
17. Bozorov T.A.*, Dinh S.T. and I.T. Baldwin. JA but not JA-Ile is the cell-nonautonomous signal activating JA mediated systemic defenses to herbivory in Nicotiana attenuata. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 2017, 59(8), 552-571. (co-corresponding author).
18. Shavkiev J.Sh., Khamdullayev Sh.А., Nabiev S.M., Bozorov T.A., Abdishukirova S.K., Eshonkulov E.S. Chlorophyl content in leaves of cotton varieties under the conditions of optimal irrigation regime and drought. The Way of Science, 2017, 4 (48), 16-18.
19. Bozorov T.A., Usmanov R.M., Nabiev S., Shavkiev J.Sh., Hamdullaev Sh.A. Metabolome profiling during water deficiency in medium-fiber cotton varieties of Gossypium hirsutum L. species. Problems of modern science and education, 2016, 33(75), 10-12.
20. Bozorov T.A. and Baldwin I.T. Small RNAs and transcriptional regulation of plant defense responses against insect herbivory. Endocytobiosis and cell research. 2012, 22, 82-85.
21. Bozorov T.A., Baldwin I.T. and S.G. Kim. Identification and profiling of miRNAs during herbivory reveals jasmonate-dependent and -independent patterns of accumulation in Nicotiana attenuata. BMC Plant Biology, 2012, 12:209.
22. Bozorov T.A., Pandey S.P., Dinh S.T., Kim S.G., Heinrich M., Gase K. and I.T. Baldwin. Dicer-like proteins and their role in plant-herbivore interactions in Nicotiana attenuata. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2012, 54:3, 189–206.
23. Gase K., Weinhold A., Bozorov T., Schuck S. and I.T. Baldwin. Efficient screening of transgenic plant lines for ecological research. Molecular Ecology Resources 2011 (11), 890–902.
24. Abdurakhmonov I.Y., Devor E.J., Buriev Z.T., Huang L., Makamov A., Shermatov S.E., Bozorov T., Kushanov F.N., Mavlonov G.T. and A. Abdukarimov. Annotation of small RNA and microRNA mature sequences from developing ovules of G. hirsutum L. BMC Plant Biology 2008, 8:93.
25. Khamdullaev S.A., Nabiev S.M., Shavkiev J., Bozorov T.A. Studying of physiological attributes in cotton varieties of G. hirsutum L. under different irrigation regimes. Reports of Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. 2017, (4), 80-83.
26. Buronov A.Q., Bozorov T.A., Baboev S.K., Murzikova I. Statistical analysis of valuable traits in wheat landraces in Uzbekistan. Uzbek Journal of Biology, 2014, 5, 51-54.
27. Bozorov T.A., Abdurahmonov I.Yu., Buriev Z.T. and A. Abdukarimov. Creating of gene knockout constructs. Reports of Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. 2009 (1), 63-65.
28. Abdurakhmonov I.Yu., Bozorov T.A., Buriev Z.T., Shermatov Sh.E. and A. Abdukarimov. RNA interference of cotton HY5 gene in model plant Arabidopsis, Uzbek Journal of Biology, 2008 (4), 18-21.
29. Buriev Z.T., Bozorov T.A., Abdurahmonov I.Yu., Yakubov M.D. and A.A. Abdukarimov. Somatic embryogenesis and regeneration of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum.L ) Coker 312. Reports of Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. 2008 (2), 80-83.
30. Bozorov T.A., Abdurahmonov I.Yu., Buriev Z.T. and A. Abdukarimov. Silencing of Arabidopsis phytochrome genes expression by small interfering RNAs. Uzbek Journal of Biology, 2008 (4), 57-60.
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