Wende Liu
  • Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D., Plant Pathology. Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China, 2008

Current position

Professor, Institute of Plant Protection (IPP), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, China


  1. Xiong, Y., Zeng, L. and Liu, W. (2016). A proof-of-concept study in engineering synthetic protein for selective recognition of substrate-free polyubiquitin. Proteomics 16(14): 1949-1951.
  2. Xiong, Y., Peng, X., Cheng, Z., Liu, W. and Wang, G. L. (2016). A comprehensive catalog of the lysine-acetylation targets in rice (Oryza sativa) based on proteomic analyses. J Proteomics 138: 20-29.
  3. Xiong, Y., Zhang, K., Cheng, Z., Wang, G. L. and Liu, W. (2016). Data for global lysine-acetylation analysis in rice (Oryza sativa). Data Brief 7: 411-417.
  4. Liu, W. and Wang, G. L. (2016). Plant innate immunity in rice: a defense against pathogen infection. Natl Sci Rev 3: 295-308.
  5. Xie, X., Kang, H., Liu, W. and Wang, G. L. (2015). Comprehensive profiling of the rice ubiquitome reveals the significance of lysine ubiquitination in young leaves. J Proteome Res 14(5): 2017-2025.
  6. Liu, W., Liu, J., Triplett, L., Leach, J. E. and Wang, G. L. (2014). Novel insights into rice innate immunity against bacterial and fungal pathogens. Annu Rev Phytopathol 52: 213-241.
  7. Liu, W., Liu, J., Ning, Y., Ding, B., Wang, X., Wang, Z. and Wang, G. L. (2013). Recent progress in understanding PAMP- and effector-triggered immunity against the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant 6(3): 605-620.
  8. Liu, W., Zhou, X., Li, G., Li, L., Kong, L., Wang, C., Zhang, H. and Xu, J. R. (2011). Multiple plant surface signals are sensed by different mechanisms in the rice blast fungus for appressorium formation. PLoS Pathog 7(1): e1001261.
  9. Ding, S. L., Liu, W., Iliuk, A., Ribot, C., Vallet, J., Tao, A., Wang, Y., Lebrun, M. H. and Xu, J. R. (2010). The tig1 histone deacetylase complex regulates infectious growth in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Cell 22(7): 2495-2508.
  10. Liu, W., Xie, S., Zhao, X., Chen, X., Zheng, W., Lu, G., Xu, J. R. and Wang, Z. (2010). A homeobox gene is essential for conidiogenesis of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23(4): 366-375.
  11. Li, Y., Kabbage, M., Liu, W. and Dickman, M. B. (2016). Aspartyl Protease-Mediated Cleavage of BAG6 Is Necessary for Autophagy and Fungal Resistance in Plants. Plant Cell 28(1): 233-247.
  12. Liu, J., Park, C. H., He, F., Nagano, M., Wang, M., Bellizzi, M., Zhang, K., Zeng, X., Liu, W., Ning, Y., Kawano, Y. and Wang, G. L. (2015). The RhoGAP SPIN6 associates with SPL11 and OsRac1 and negatively regulates programmed cell death and innate immunity in rice. PLoS Pathog 11(2): e1004629.
  13. Wang, X., Jiang, N., Liu, J., Liu, W. and Wang, G. L. (2014). The role of effectors and host immunity in plant-necrotrophic fungal interactions. Virulence 5(7): 722-732.
  14. Chen, S., Songkumarn, P., Venu, R. C., Gowda, M., Bellizzi, M., Hu, J., Liu, W., Ebbole, D., Meyers, B., Mitchell, T. and Wang, G. L. (2013). Identification and characterization of in planta-expressed secreted effector proteins from Magnaporthe oryzae that induce cell death in rice. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 26(2): 191-202.
  15. Liu, J., Li, W., Ning, Y., Shirsekar, G., Cai, Y., Wang, X., Dai, L., Wang, Z., Liu, W. and Wang, G. L. (2012). The U-Box E3 ligase SPL11/PUB13 is a convergence point of defense and flowering signaling in plants. Plant Physiol 160(1): 28-37.
  16. Zhou, X., Liu, W., Wang, C., Xu, Q., Wang, Y., Ding, S. and Xu, J. R. (2011). A MADS-box transcription factor MoMcm1 is required for male fertility, microconidium production and virulence in Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Microbiol 80(1): 33-53.
  17. Li, Y., Wang, C., Liu, W., Wang, G., Kang, Z., Kistler, H. C. and Xu, J. R. (2011). The HDF1 histone deacetylase gene is important for conidiation, sexual reproduction, and pathogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24(4): 487-496.
  18. Liu, W., Iliuk, A., Tao, A. and Ding, S. (2011). Identifying protein complexes by affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis in the rice blast fungus. Methods Mol Biol 722: 157-166.
  19. Wang, Y., Liu, W., Hou, Z., Wang, C., Zhou, X., Jonkers, W., Ding, S., Kistler, H. C. and Xu, J. R. (2011). A novel transcriptional factor important for pathogenesis and ascosporogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24(1): 118-128.
  20. Zheng, W., Zhao, Z., Chen, J., Liu, W., Ke, H., Zhou, J., Lu, G., Darvill, A. G., Albersheim, P., Wu, S. and Wang, Z. (2009). A Cdc42 ortholog is required for penetration and virulence of Magnaporthe grisea. Fungal Genet Biol 46(6-7): 450-460.
  21. Chen, X., Liu, W., Zhao, C., Liu, S., Razee, M., Lu, G. and Wang, Z. (2009). Functional Analysis of Two Laccase Genes in Magnaporthe grisea. In: Wang, G. L. and Valent, B. (Eds). Advances in Genetics, Genomics and Control of Rice Blast Disease. Springer pp: 51-57.
  22. Zhao, C. J., Wang, A. R., Shi, Y. J., Wang, L. Q., Liu, W. D., Wang, Z. H. and Lu, G. D. (2008). Identification of defense-related genes in rice responding to challenge by Rhizoctonia solani. Theor Appl Genet 116(4): 501-516.
  23. Zheng, W., Chen, J., Liu, W., Zheng, S., Zhou, J., Lu, G. and Wang, Z. (2007). A Rho3 homolog is essential for appressorium development and pathogenicity of Magnaporthe grisea. Eukaryot Cell 6(12): 2240-2250.
  24. Ruan, Z., Liu, W., Zheng, W., Lu, G. and Wang, Z. (2007). Composition of lineage and virulence type of the Magnaporthe grisea population derived from the nurseries and fields in Fujian Province of China. Acta Phytophylacica Sin 34(5): 480-486.
  25. Liu, W., Ruan, Z., Zheng, S., Zhao, C., Zheng, W., Lu, G. and Wang, Z. (2005). Resistance of Rice Major Pi-genes to the Magnaporthe grisea population in Fujian, China. Acta Phytopathol Sin 35(6): 526-531.

Research focus

Plant biology
Rice-fungal interactions

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