About Dr. Peng
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Liangcai Peng, Ph.D.

Liangcai Peng, Ph.D. 

Professor of Plant Biology, Changjiang Scholar,
Director for Biomass and Bioenergy Research Center,
Molecular Building Rm 202,
National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement,
Huazhong Agricultural University,
Wuhan, Hubei, 430070,
P.R.China.
Tel: 86-27-87281765, Fax: 86-27-87280016
Email: lpeng@mail.hzau.edu.cn. or liangcaipeng@gmail.com

Education:
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
M.Sc. in Plant Biochemistry. Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China.
B.Sc. in Agronomy. Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China.

Professional Affiliations:
Member of China Plant Physiologist Society, China Geneticist Society, American Society of Plant Biologists, Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell Biologists; Member of China Biomass and BioEnergy consulting committee and Hubei advising committee for biotechnology and bio-product promotion.

Publications:
1. Peng, L., Kawagoe, Y., Hogan, P., and Delmer, D.(2002). Sitosterol-β-glucoside as Primer for Cellulose Synthesis in Plants. Science, 295: 147-150.
2. Arioli, T., Peng, L., Betzner, A. S., Burn, J., Wittke, W., Herth, W., Camilleri, C., Hofte, H., Plazinski, J., Birch, R., Cork, A., Glover, J., Redmond, J., and Williamson, R. E.(1998). Molecular Analysis of Cellulose Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Science, 279: 717-720.
3. Peng, L., Xiang, F., Roberts, E., Kawagoe, Y., Greve, C., Stoller, A., Kreuz, K., and Delmer, D. (2001). The Experimental Herbicide CGA 325′615 Inhibits Synthesis of Crystalline Cellulose and Causes Accumulation of Non-Crystalline β-1,4-Glucan Associated with CesA Protein. Plant Physiol, 126: 981-992.
4. Peng, L., Hocart, C. H., Redmond, J.W., and Williamson, R. E. (2000). Fractionation of carbohydrates in Arabidopsis root cell walls shows that three radial swelling loci are specifically involved in cellulose production. Planta, 211: 406-414.
5. Lane, D., Wiedemeier, A., Peng, L., Hofte, H., Hocart, H., Birch, R., Baskin, T., Arioli, T.,Burn, J., Betzner, A., and Williamson R. E. (2001). Temperature-Sensitive Alleles of RSW2 Link the KORRIGAN Endo-β-1,4-Glucanase to Cellulose Synthesis and Cytokinesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol, 126: 278-288.
6. Peng, L., Bradbury, J. H., Hammer, B. C., and Shaw, D. C. (1993). Comparison of amino acid sequences of the trypsin inhibitors from taro (Colocasia esculenta), giant taro (Alocasia macrorrhiza) and giant swamp taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis). Biochem Mol Biol Inter, 31: 73-81.
7. Delmer, D., Holland, N., Holland, D., Peng, L. and Kawagoe, Y. (2000). Genes and proteinsinvolved in cellulose synthesis in plants. Israel J Plant Sci, 48: 165-171.
8. Lingqiang Wang, Kai Guo, Yu Li, Yuanyuan Tu, Huizhen Hu, Bingrui Wang, Xiaocan Cui and Liangcai Peng.(2010). Expression profiling and integrative analysis reveal CESA/CSL predominant roles in cell wall biosynthesis in rice. BMC Plant Biology 2010, 10:282.
9. Peng, L.(2011).Energy Crop and Biotechnology for Biofuel Production. JIPB Meeting Report. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.01014.x.
10.Guosheng Xie and Liangcai Peng. (2011).Genetic Engineering of Energy Crops: A Strategy for Biofuel Production in China. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2011, 53 (2): 143–150.
11.彭良才.(2011). 论中国生物能源发展的根本出路. 华中农业大学学报(社会科学版),(总92期)2011(2).


Hard work , Independent work , Team work