Zhe-Xue Quan
  • Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, Institute of Biodiversity Science, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, China, China,
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


Ph.D, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, 1997

Current position

Professor, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, China


  1. https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Yu1liDUAAAAJ&hl=zh-CN
  2. Yan, Y. W., Jiang, Q. Y., Wang, J. G., Zhu, T., Zou, B., Qiu, Q. F. and Quan, Z. X. (2018). Microbial Communities and Diversities in Mudflat Sediments Analyzed Using a Modified Metatranscriptomic Method. Front Microbiol 9: 93.
  3. Yan, Y. W., Zou, B., Zhu, T., Hozzein, W. N. and Quan, Z. X. (2017). Modified RNA-seq method for microbial community and diversity analysis using rRNA in different types of environmental samples. PLoS One 12(10): e0186161.
  4. Wang, J. G., Xia, F., Zeleke, J., Zou, B., Rhee, S. K. and Quan, Z. X. (2017). An improved protocol with a highly degenerate primer targeting copper-containing membrane-bound monooxygenase genes for community analysis of methane- and ammonia-oxidizing bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 93(3).
  5. Zou, B., Li, J., Zhou, Q. and Quan, Z. X. (2017). MIPE: A metagenome-based community structure explorer and SSU primer evaluation tool. PLoS One 12(3): e0174609.
  6. Xia, F., Zou, B., Shen, C., Zhu, T., Gao, X. H. and Quan, Z. X. (2015). Complete genome sequence of Methylophilus sp. TWE2 isolated from methane oxidation enrichment culture of tap-water. J Biotechnol 211: 121-122.
  7. Ying, S., Zeng, D. N., Chi, L., Tan, Y., Galzote, C., Cardona, C., Lax, S., Gilbert, J. and Quan, Z. X. (2015). The Influence of Age and Gender on Skin-Associated Microbial Communities in Urban and Rural Human Populations. PLoS One 10(10): e0141842.
  8. Seng, Q., Zhao, B., Huang, M. Y., Wang, L., Quan, Z. X., Fang, C. M., Li, B. and Wu, J. H. (2015). Greenhouse gas emissions following an invasive plant eradication program. Ecological Engineering 73: 229-237.
  9. Xia, F., Zeleke, J., Sheng, Q., Wu, J. H. and Quan, Z. X. (2015). Communities of ammonia oxidizers at different stages of Spartina alterniflora invasion in salt marshes of Yangtze River estuary. J Microbiol 53(5): 311-320.
  10. Hu, Z., Meng, H., Shi, J. H., Bu, N. S., Fang, C. M. and Quan, Z. X. (2014). Community size and composition of ammonia oxidizers and denitrifiers in an alluvial intertidal wetland ecosystem. Front Microbiol 5: 371.
  11. Hu, Z. Y., Wang, Y. Z., Im, W. T., Wang, S. Y., Zhao, G. P., Zheng, H. J. and Quan, Z. X. (2014). The first complete genome sequence of the class Fimbriimonadia in the phylum Armatimonadetes. PLoS One 9(6): e100794.
  12. Li, X. R., Lv, Y., Meng, H., Gu, J. D. and Quan, Z. X. (2014). Analysis of microbial diversity by pyrosequencing the small-subunit ribosomal RNA without PCR amplification. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(8): 3777-3789.
  13. Kim, J. G., Park, S. J., Quan, Z. X., Jung, M. Y., Cha, I. T., Kim, S. J., Kim, K. H., Yang, E. J., Kim, Y. N., Lee, S. H. and Rhee, S. K. (2014). Unveiling abundance and distribution of planktonic Bacteria and Archaea in a polynya in Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. Environ Microbiol 16(6): 1566-1578.
  14. Zeleke, J., Lu, S. L., Wang, J. G., Huang, J. X., Li, B., Ogram, A. V. and Quan, Z. X. (2013). Methyl coenzyme M reductase A (mcrA) gene-based investigation of methanogens in the mudflat sediments of Yangtze River estuary, China. Microb Ecol 66(2): 257-267.
  15. Zeng, D. N., Fan, Z. Y., Chi, L., Wang, X., Qu, W. D. and Quan, Z. X. (2013). Analysis of the bacterial communities associated with different drinking water treatment processes. World J Microbiol Biotechnol 29(9): 1573-1584.
  16. Meng, H., Li, K., Nie, M., Wan, J. R., Quan, Z. X., Fang, C. M., Chen, J. K., Gu, J. D. and Li, B. (2013). Responses of bacterial and fungal communities to an elevation gradient in a subtropical montane forest of China. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97(5): 2219-2230.
  17. Zeleke, J., Sheng, Q., Wang, J. G., Huang, M. Y., Xia, F., Wu, J. H. and Quan, Z. X. (2013). Effects of Spartina alterniflora invasion on the communities of methanogens and sulfate-reducing bacteria in estuarine marsh sediments. Front Microbiol 4: 243.
  18. Li, X. R., Ma, E. B., Yan, L. Z., Meng, H., Du, X. W. and Quan, Z. X. (2013). Bacterial and fungal diversity in the starter production process of Fen liquor, a traditional Chinese liquor. J Microbiol 51(4): 430-438.
  19. Mao, D. P., Zhou, Q., Chen, C. Y. and Quan, Z. X. (2012). Coverage evaluation of universal bacterial primers using the metagenomic datasets. BMC Microbiol 12: 66.
  20. Im, W. T., Hu, Z. Y., Kim, K. H., Rhee, S. K., Meng, H., Lee, S. T. and Quan, Z. X. (2012). Description of Fimbriimonas ginsengisoli gen. nov., sp. nov. within the Fimbriimonadia class nov., of the phylum Armatimonadetes. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 102(2): 307-317.
  21. Li, X. R., Xiao, Y. P., Ren, W. W., Liu, Z. F., Shi, J. H. and Quan, Z. X. (2012). Abundance and composition of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in different types of soil in the Yangtze River estuary. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 13(10): 769-782.
  22. Hu, Z., Speth, D. R., Francoijs, K. J., Quan, Z. X. and Jetten, M. S. (2012). Metagenome Analysis of a Complex Community Reveals the Metabolic Blueprint of Anammox Bacterium "Candidatus Jettenia asiatica". Front Microbiol 3: 366.
  23. Harhangi, H. R., Le Roy, M., van Alen, T., Hu, B. L., Groen, J., Kartal, B., Tringe, S. G., Quan, Z. X., Jetten, M. S. and Op den Camp, H. J. (2012). Hydrazine synthase, a unique phylomarker with which to study the presence and biodiversity of anammox bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 78(3): 752-758.
  24. Nie, M., Meng, H., Li, K., Wan, J. R., Quan, Z. X., Fang, C. M., Chen, J. K. and Li, B. (2012). Comparison of bacterial and fungal communities between natural and planted pine forests in subtropical China. Curr Microbiol 64(1): 34-42.
  25. Weng, L. X., Zhang, Y. Q., Meng, H., Yang, Y. X., Quan, Z. X., Zhang, Y. Y. and Wang, L. H. (2012). Screening and isolating quorum sensing inhibitor from bacteria. Afr J Microbiol Res 6(5): 927-936.
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