Binglian Zheng
  • Faculty, Fudan University
Research focus
  • Biochemistry
Personal information


Ph.D, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2006

Lab information

Binglian Zheng's lab

Research focus

Small RNAs and plant reproductive development


1. Cheng J, Zhang Y, Li Z, Wang T, Zhang X, Zheng B* (2017). A lariat-derived circular RNA is required for plant development in Arabidopsis. Sci China Life Sci 61:204-213.
2. Li L, Wu W, Zhao Y, Zheng B* (2017). A reciprocal inhibition between ARID1 and MET1 in male and female gametes in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol 59:657-668.
3. Su C, Li Z, Cheng J, Li L, Zhong S, Liu L, Zheng Y., Zheng B* (2017). The protein phosphatase 4 and SMEK1 complex dephosphorylates HYL1 to promote miRNA biogenesis by antagonizing the MAPK cascade in Arabidopsis. Dev Cell 41:527-539.
4. Li Z, Wang S, Cheng J, Su C, Zhong S, Liu Q, Fang Y, Yu Y, Lv H, Zheng Y*, and Zheng B* (2016). Intron lariat RNA inhibits microRNA biogenesis by sequestering the dicing complex in arabidopsis. PLoS Genet: e1006422.
5. Huang Z, Shi T, Zheng B, Yumul RE, Liu X, You C, Gao Z, Xiao L, and Chen X* (2016). APETALA2 antagonizes the transcriptional activity of AGAMOUS in regulating floral stem cells in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytol 215:1197-1209.
6. He H, Yang T, Wu W, and Zheng B* (2015). Small RNAs in pollen. Sci China Life Sci 58:246-252.
7. Li S, Vandivier LE, Tu B, Gao L, Won SY, Li S, Zheng B, Gregory BD, and Chen X* (2015). Detection of Pol IV/RDR2-dependent transcripts at the genomic scale in Arabidopsis reveals features and regulation of siRNA biogenesis. Genome Res 25: 235-45.
8. Zheng B, He H, Zheng Y, Wu W, and McCormick S* (2014). An ARID Domain-Containing protein within nuclear bodies is required for sperm cell formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genet: e41004421.
9. Scarpina R, Sigaut L, Pietrasant L, McCormick S, Zheng B*, and Muschiettia J* (2013). Cajal bodies are developmentally regulated during pollen development and pollen tube growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant 6:1355-1357.
10. Dinh TT, O’Leary M, Won SY, Li S, Arroyo L, Liu X, Defries A, Zheng B, Cutler S, and Chen X* (2013). Generation of a luciferase-based reporter for CHH and CG DNA methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Silence 4:1.
11. Won SY, Li S, Zheng B, Zhao Y, Li D, Zhao X, Yi H, Gao L, Dinh TT, and Chen X* (2012). Development of a luciferase-based reporter of transcriptional gene silencing that enables bidirectional mutant screening in Arabidopsis thaliana. Silence 3:6.
12. Zheng B, Chen X, and McCormick S* (2011). The Anaphase-Promoting Complex is a dual integrator that regulates both miRNA-mediated transcriptional regulation of Cyclin B1 and degradation of Cyclin B1 during Arabidopsis male gametophyte development. Plant Cell 23:1033-1046.
13. Ji L, Liu X, Yan J, Wang W, Yumul RE., Kim YJ, Dinh TT, Liu J, Cui X, Zheng B, Agarwal M, Liu C, Cao X, Tang G, and Chen X* (2011). ARGONAUTE10 and ARGONAUTE1 regulate the termination of floral stem cells through two microRNAs in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genet 7:e1001358.
14. Zheng B and Chen X* (2011). Dynamics of histone H3 lysine 27 trimethylation in Plant development. Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:123-129.
15. Kim YJ, Zheng B, Yu Y, Wong SY, Mo B, and Chen X* (2011). The role of Mediator in small and long noncoding RNA production in Arabidopsis thaliana. EMBO J 30:814-22.
16. Deng Y, Dong H, Mu J, Ren B, Zheng B, Ji Z, Yang WC, Liang Y, and Zuo J* (2010). Arabidopsis histidine kinase CKI1 acts upstream of histidine phosphotransfer proteins to regulate female gametophyte development and vegetative growth. Plant Cell 22:1232-1248.
17. Zheng B, Wang Z, Li S, Yu B, Liu J, and Chen X* (2009). Intergenic transcription by RNA polymerase II coordinates PolIV and PolV in siRNA-directed transcriptional gene silencing in Arabidopsis. Gene Dev 23: 2850-2860.
18. Song D, Yang Y, Yu B, Zheng B, Deng Z, Lu BL, Chen X, and Jiang T* (2009). Computational prediction of novel non-coding RNAs in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Bioinformatics 10: S36.
19. Yu B, Bi L, Zheng B, Ji L, Chevalier D, Agarwal M, Ramachandran V, Li W, Lagrange T, Walker JC, and Chen X* (2008). The FHA domain proteins DAWDLE in Arabidopsis and SNIP1 in humans act in small RNA biogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105: 10073-10078.
20. Zheng B†, Deng Y†, Mu J, Ji Z, Xiang T, Niu Q-W, Chua N-H, and Zuo J,* (2006). Cytokinin affects circadian-clock oscillation in a phytochrome B- andArabidopsis response regulator 4-dependent manner Physiologia Plantarum 127: 277–292.
21. Liu K, Zheng B, Hong H*, Jiang C, Peng R, Peng J, Yu Z, Zheng J, and Yang H (2004). Characterization of cultured insect cells selected by Bacillus thuringiensis crystal toxin. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 40:312-317.
22. Sun J, Niu QW, Tarkowski P, Zheng B, Tarkowska D, Sandberg G, Chua NH, and Zuo J* (2003). The Arabidopsis AtIPT8/PGA22 gene encodes an isopentenyl transferase that is involved in de novo cytokinin biosynthesis. Plant Physiol 131:167-176.
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