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Mingchun Li

 Department: Microbiology
 Address: College of Life Science Nankai University 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin P. R. China, 300071
 Phone: (086)2223508506
::Professional Education::

2003-2004  Postdoc in Microbiology,University of Minnesota,USA

1996-2000 Microbiology,Nankai University,Tianjin,China

1994-1996 Microbiology,Nankai University,Tianjin,China

1986-1990 Microbiology,Nankai University,Tianjin,China

::Research Area::

1. Molecular mycology

2. Isolation and purification of metabolite of microorganism


::Honors and Awards::

* The director of Microbiology national quintessential course in 2007

* The second prize in Tianjin Technology Invention in 2006

* The first prize of teaching achievementin Nankai University in 2009

* The second prize experiment technique achievement in Nankai University in 2006

* The second prize of excellent young teacher in Nankai University in 2000

* The third prize experiment technique achievement in Nankai University in 2000

::Representative Publications::

1. Dongsheng Wei, Yinghui Zhang, Laijun Xing, and Mingchun Li*. Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated transformation of a high oil-producing filamentous fungus Umbelopsis isabellina. Journal of applied genetics, 2010, 1:

2. Yueming Zhu, Dongsheng Wei, Jun Zhang, Yufan Wang, Hengyi Xu, Laijun Xing, Mingchun Li*. Overexpression and characterization of a thermostable trehalose synthase from Meiothermus rubber. Extremophiles.2010, 14:1-8    

3. Yong Liang, Lei Gui, Dong-sheng Wei, Wen Zheng, Lai-jun Xing, Ming-chun Li*  Candida albicans Ferric reductase FRP1 was regulated by interaction directly with transcription factor Rim101p. FEMS Yeast Research. 2009,9:270-277

4. Dongsheng Wei, Hao Zhou, Zhe Yang, Xinxin Zhang, Laijun Xing, Mingchun Li*. Identification of a novel delta9-fatty acid desaturase gene and its promoter from oil-producing fungus Rhizopus arrhizus. Mol Biol Rep. 2009, 36:177-186

5. Yong-Un Baek, Mingchun Li and Dana A. Davis.Candida albicans ferric reductases are differentially regulated in response to distinct forms of iron limitation by the Rim101 and CBF transcription factors. Eukaryotic Cell, 2008,7(7):1168-1179  

6. Yueming Zhu, Jun Zhang, Dongsheng Wei, Yufan Wang, Laijun Xing, Xiaoyun Chen, Mingchun Li*.Isolation and identification of a thermophilic strain producing trehalose synthase from geothermal water in China. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 2008,27(8):2019-2024 

7. Xinxin Zhang, Mingchun Li, Dongsheng Wei and Laijun Xing. Identification and characterization of a novel yeast w3-fatty acid desaturase acting on long-chain n-6 fatty acid substrates from Pichia pastoris. Yeast, 2008,25(1):21-27

8. Depei Wang, Mingchun Li, Dongsheng Wei, Yi Cai ,Yinghui Zhang, Laijun Xing. Identification and functional characterization of the D6-fatty acid desaturase gene from Thamnidium elegans. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 2007.54(1):110-117

9. Xuewei Zhang, Mingchun Li, Dongsheng Wei, Xiaomei Wang, Xue Chen, Laijun Xing. Disruption of the Fatty Acid D6-Desaturase Gene in the Oil-Producing Fungus Mortierella isabellina by Homologous Recombination. Current Microbiology, 2007, 55:128-134

10. Mingchun Li, Samuel J. Martin, Vincent M. Bruno, Aaron P. Mitchell, Davis, D.A., Candida albicans Rim13p, a Protease Required for Rim101p Processing at Acidic and Alkaline pHs. Eukaryotic Cell, 2004,3(3):741-751

11. Qi Zhang,Mingchun Li,Haiting Ma,ying Sun,Laijun Xing Identification and characterization of a novel D6-fatty acid desaturase gene from Rhizopus arrhizus. FEBS Letters, 2004,556:81-85



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