Nankai Univ. Teda
 
 
About
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Dean

Xian Guoming

Prof. Lei Wang
Member of Standing Committee of CPC Committee of Nankai University
Assistant President of Nankai University
Dean of TEDA College, Nankai University
Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor
#23, HongDa Street, TEDA, Tianjin, 300457, China
Telephone: 86-22-66229686; Fax: 86-22-66229399
Email: 
wanglei@nankai.edu.cn


EDUCATION

Ph.D.Microbiology(1992) Department of Microbiology The University of Sydney 
B. S. Microbiology(1984) Biology Department Nankai University

EMPLOYMENT

02/13-presentAssistant President of Nankai University
02/13-presentDean, TEDA School, Nankai University
09/02-presentDean/Professor (Cheung Kong Scholar), TEDA School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Nankai University
01/08-presentDirector, Key Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Technology,Ministry of Education
01/05-presentDirector, Tianjin Research Center for Functional Genomics and Biochips
01/04-presentDirector, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Microbial Functional Genomics
09/01-presentProfessor, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University
10/97-09/01Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, The University of Sydney
04/00-06/00Research Fellow, OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Research Fellow, Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Agriculture Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, USA
01/93-10/97Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology, The University of Sydney
09/87-01/89Visiting Scholar, Department of Microbiology, The University of Sydney
09/84-09/87Research Assistant, Tianjin Institute of Industrial Microbiology


AWARDS

2009 TanJia Zhen Life Sciences Award (Innovation) 
2003 Cheung Kong Scholar 
2002 National Outstanding Young Scientist Award of NSFC (Chinese National Science Foundation)

HONORARY POSITIONS, COMMITTEES AND CONSULTANCIES

Member of the 6th Subjects Reviewing Group, Biology Subgroup, the State Commission for University Degrees, China
Member of Academic Committee, State Key Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, China
Member of Academic Committee, Key Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Technology, Ministry of Education, China
Member of Academic Committee, State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, China
Member of Academic Committee, Key Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 
Member of the 10 th, 11 th ,13th and 14th Chinese National Natural Science Fund Subjects Reviewing Committee, China

MAJOR RESEARCH FIELDS

1, Genomics and functional genomics (mainly with microorganisms, also other species) 
2, Molecular evolution (with special interests in the polymorphism of bacterial surface polysaccharides) 
3, Molecular detection and identification (in particular microarrays for pathogen detection)

PUBLICATIONS

A total of 174 papers have been published in international peer-reviewed journals (all SCI periodicals) including Nature, PNAS, PLoS Pathogens, Genome Biology, PFEMS Microbiology Reviews, Nature Communciations, Nucleic Acids Research, PLoS One, and Journal of Bacteriology. The total IF is 612, and the total third-party citation is 2207.

The list of publications (* corresponding author)

  1. Jirimutu*, Zhen Wang, Guohui Ding, Gangliang Chen, Yamin Sun, Zhihong Sun, Heping Zhang, Lei Wang, Surong Hasi, Yan Zhang, Jianmei Li, Yixiang Shi, Ze Xu, Chuan He, Siriguleng Yu,Shengdi Li,Wenbin Zhang, Mijiddorj Batmunkh,Batsukh Ts, Narenbatu, Unierhu, Shirzana Bat-Ireedui, Hongwei Gao, Banzragch Baysgalan, Qing Li, Zhiling Jia, Turigenbayila,Subudenggerile, Narenmanduhu, Zhaoxia Wang, Juan Wang, Lei Pan, Yongcan Chen, Yaichil Ganerdene, Dabxilt, Erdemt, Altansha, Altansukh, Tuya Liu, Minhui Cao, Aruuntsever, Bayart, Hosblig, Fei He, A Zha-ti, Guangyong Zheng, Feng Qiu, Zikui Sun, Lele Zhao, Wenjing Zhao, Baohong Liu, Chao Li, Yunqin Chen, Xiaoyan Tang, Chunyan Guo, Wei Liu, Liang Ming, Temuulen, Aiying Cui, Yi Li, Junhui Gao, Jing Li, Wurentaodi, Shen Niu, Tao Sun, Zhengxiao Zhai, Min Zhang, Chen Chen, Tunteg Baldan, Tuman Bayaer, Yixue Li* and He Meng*. 2012. Genome sequences of wild and domestic bactrian camels. Nature Communciations. 13(3), 1202.

  2. Ram P Maharjan, Thomas Ferenci, Peter R Reeves, Yang Li, Bin Liu, and Lei Wang*. 2012.The multiplicity of divergence mechanisms in a single evolving population. Genome Biology. 13(6), R41.

  3. Bin Liu, Bo Hu, Zhemin Zhou, Dan Guo, Xi Guo, Peng Ding, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2012. A novel nonhomologous recombination-mediated mechanism for Escherichia coli unilateral flagellar phase variation. Nucleic Acids Research. 40(10), 4530-4538.

  4. Hongfei Zhu, Quan Wang, Liuqing Wen, Jianguo Xu, Zhujun Shao, Min Chen, Mingliang Chen, Peter R. Reeves, Boyang Cao*, and Lei Wang*. 2012. Development of a Multiplex PCR Assay for Detection and Genogrouping of Neisseria meningitides. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50(1), 46-51.

  5. Yamin Sun, Min Wang, Quan Wang, Boyang Cao, Xin He, Kun Li, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2012. Genetic analysis of the Cronobacter sakazakii O4 to O7 O antigen Gene Clusters and development of a PCR assay for identification of all C. sakazakii O serotypes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(11), 3966-3974.

  6. Li Bai , Shengli Xia, Ruiting Lan, Liyun Liu, Changyun Ye, Yiting Wang, Dong Jin, Zhigang Cui, Huaiqi Jing, Yanwen Xiong, Xuemei Bai, Hui Sun, Jin Zhang, Lei Wang, Jianguo Xu*. 2012. Isolation and Characterization of Cytotoxic, Aggregative Citrobacter freundii. PLos One. 7(3), e33054.

  7. Olga G Ovchinnikova, Bin Liu, Dan Guo, Nina A Kocharova, Alexander S Shashkov, Miao Chen, Lu Feng, Antoni Rozalski, Yuriy Knirel*, Lei Wang. 2012. Localization and molecular characterization of putative O-antigen gene clusters of Providencia species. Microbiology-Sgm. 158, 1024-1036.

  8. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Quan Wang, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Yanping Gong, Alexander S. Shashkov,Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2012. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Escherichia coliO120. Carbohydrate Research. 353, 106-110.

  9. Hongfei Zhu, Andrei V. Perepelov*, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2012. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Escherichia coli O41. Carbohydrate research. 349,86-89.

  10. Jie Xiong , Xingyi Lu, Zhemin Zhou, Yue Chang, Dongxia Yuan, Miao Tian, Zhigang Zhou, Lei Wang, Chengjie Fu, Eduardo Orias, Wei Miao*. 2012. Transcriptome Analysis of the Model Protozoan, Tetrahymena thermophila, Using Deep RNA Sequencing. PLos One. 7(2), e30630.

  11. Hongchao Wang, Bo Yang, Guangfei Hao, Yun Feng, Haiqin Chen, Lu Feng, Jianxin Zhao, Hao Zhang, Yong Q. Chen, Lei Wang, Wei Chen*. 2012. Biochemical characterization of the tetrahydrobiopterin synthesis pathway in the oleaginous fungus Mortierella alpina. Microbiology-Sgm. 157,3059-3070.

  12. Changchang Xu, Bin Liu, Bo Hu, Yanfang Han, Lu Feng, John S. Allingham, Walter A. Szarek, Lei Wang*, Inka Brockhausen*. 2012. Biochemical Characterization of UDP-Gal:GlcNAc-Pyrophosphate-Lipid -1,4-Galactosyltransferase WfeD, a New Enzyme from Shigella boydiiType 14 That Catalyzes the Second Step in O-Antigen Repeating-Unit Synthesis. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(2), 449-459.

  13. Quan Wang, Andrei V. Perepelov, Liuqing Wen, Alexander S. Shashkov, Xiaoting Wang, Xi Guo, Yuriy A. Knirel , Lei Wang*. 2012 Identification of the two glycosyltransferase genes responsible for the difference between Escherichia coli O107 and O117 O-antigens. Glycobiology. 22(2), 281-287.

  14. Shumin Zhang, Yinghua Xu, Zhemin Zhou, Shaojing Wang, Ruifu Yang, Junzhi Wang,* Lei Wang*. Complete Genome Sequence of Bordetella pertussis CS, a Chinese Pertussis Vaccine Strain. Journal of Bacteriology. 2011, 193(15):4017-4018.

  15. Lianzhong Ai, Chen Chen, Fangfang Zhou, Lei Wang, Hao Zhang, Wei Chen,* and Benheng Guo*. 2011. Complete genome sequence of the probiotic strain Lactobacillus casei BD-II. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(12),3160-3161.

  16. Wenjing Zhao, Yongfu Chen, Zhihong Sun, Jicheng Wang, Zhemin Zhou, Tiansong Sun, Lei Wang, Wei Chen* and Heping Zhang*. 2011. Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus helveticus H10. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(10),2666-2667.

  17. Qilong Qin, Yang Li, Yanjiao Zhang, Zhemin Zhou, Weixin Zhang, Xiulan Chen, Xiying Zhang, Baicheng Zhou, Lei Wang and Yuzhong Zhang*. 2011. Comparative genomics reveals a deep-sea sediment-adapted life style of Pseudoalteromonas sp. SM9913. ISME journal. 5(2),274-284.

  18. Wei Liu, Zhixin Feng, Liurong Fang, Zhemin Zhou, Qiang Li, Sha Li, Rui Luo, Lei Wang, Huanchun Chen, Guoqing Shao*, and Shaobo Xiao*. 2011. Complete genome sequence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strain 168. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(4),1016-17.

  19. Zhihong Sun, Xia Chen , Jicheng Wang, Wenjing Zhao, Yuyu Shao, Zhuang Guo, Xingchang Zhang, Zhemin Zhou, Tiansong Sun, Lei Wang, He Meng, Heping Zhang and Wei Chen*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus Strain ND02. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(13),3426-3427.

  20. Chen Chen, Lianzhong Ai,Fangfang Zhou, Lei Wang, Hao Zhang, Wei Chen,* and Benheng Guo*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of the Probiotic Bacterium Lactobacillus casei LC2W. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(13), 3419C3420.

  21. Ping Wang, Yanwen Xiong, Ruiting Lan, Changyun Ye, Hua Wang, Jun Ren, Huaiqi Jing , Yiting Wang, Zhemin Zhou, Zhigang Cui, Hongqing Zhao, Yuli Chen, Dong Jin, Xuemei Bai, Ailan Zhao, Yan Wang, Shaomin Zhang, Hui Sun, Juan Li, Tao Wang, Lei Wang and Jianguo Xu*. 2011. pO157_Sal, a Novel Conjugative Plasmid Detected in Outbreak Isolates of Escherichia coliO157:H7. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49(4),1594-1597.

  22. Tiezheng Yuan, Yan Ren, Kun Meng, Yun Feng, Peilong Yang, Shaojing Wang, Pengjun Shi, Lei Wang*, Daoxin Xie*and Bin Yao*. 2011. RNA-Seq of the xylose-fermenting yeast Scheffersomyces stipitis cultivated in glucose or xylose. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology . 92(6), 1237-1249.

  23. Yang Li, Andrei V. Perepelov,Dan Guo,Sergei D. Shevelev, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shahskov, Bin Liu*, Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2011. Structural and genetic relationships of two pairs of closely related O-antigens of Escherichia coli and Salmonella entericaE. coli O11/S. enterica O16 and E. coli O21/S. enterica O38. Fems Immunology and Medical Microbiology. 61(3),258-268.

  24. Zhihong Sun, Xia Chen, Jicheng Wang, Wenjing Zhao, Yuyu Shao, Lan Wu, Zhemin Zhou,Tiansong Sun, Lei Wang, He Meng, Heping Zhang, and Wei Chen*. 2011. Complete genome sequence ofStreptococcus thermophilus strain ND03. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(3),793-94.

  25. Andrei V. Perepelov* , Bin Liu , Sof'ya N. Senchenkova , Dan Guo , Sergei D. Shevelev , Lu Feng ,Alexander S. Shashkov, Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2011. O-antigen structure and gene clusters ofEscherichia coli O51 and Salmonella enterica O57; another instance of identical O-antigens in the two species. Carbohydrate research. 346(6),828-32.

  26. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Zhiwei Ni, Quan Wang, Sergei D. Shevelev, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shahskov, Lei Wang & Yuriy A. Knirel. 2011. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Escherichia coli O109; chemical and genetic evidences of the presence of L-RhaN3N derivatives in the O-antigens of E. coli O109 and O119. FEMS immunology and medical microbiology. 61(1), 47-53.

  27. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Dan Guo ,Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov , Lu Feng,Lei Wang and Yuriy A. Knirel. 2011. Structure elucidation of the O-Antigen of Salmonella entericaO51 and its structural and genetic relation to the O-Antigen of Escherichia coli O23. Biochemistry (Mosc). 76(7),774-779.

  28. Andrei V. Perepelov, Hongfei Zhu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Quan Wang, Alexander S. Shashkov,Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2011. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Escherichia coliO19ab. Carbohydrate research. 346(17),2812-2815.

  29. Andrei V. Perepelov, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2011. Structure of the O-polysaccharide and characterization of the O-antigen gene cluster of Salmonella enterica O53. Carbohydrate research. 346(2),373-376.

  30. Andrei V. Perepelov* , Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Dan Guo, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2011. Structures of the O-polysaccharides of Salmonella enterica O59 and Escherichia coli O15. Carbohydrate research. 346(2),381-383.

  31. Lei Wang, Wei Chen, Yun Feng, Yan Ren, Zhennan Gu, Haiqin Chen, Hongchao Wang, Michael J. Thomas, Baixi Zhang, Isabelle M. Berquin, Yang Li, Jiansheng Wu, Huanxin Zhang,Yuanda Song, Xiang Liu, James S. Norris, Suriguga Wang, Peng Du, Junguo Shen, Na Wang,Yanlin Yang, Wei Wang, Lu Feng, Colin Ratledge, Hao Zhang*, Yong Q. Chen*. 2011. Genome Characterization of the Oleaginous Fungus Mortierella alpine. PLos One. 6(12),e28319.

  32. Peter R. Reeves, Bin Liu, Zhemin Zhou, Dan Li, Dan Guo, Yan Ren, Connie Clabots, Ruiting Lan, James R. Johnson, Lei Wang*. 2011. Rates of mutation and host transmission for an Escherichia coli clone over 3 years. PLos One. 6(10),e26907.

  33. Jinkui Yang, Lei Wang, Xinglai Ji, Yun Feng, Xiaomin Li, Chenggang Zou, Jianping Xu, Yan Ren, Qili Mi, Junli Wu, Shuqun Liu, Yu Liu, Xiaowei Huang, Haiyan Wang, Xuemei Niu, Juan Li,Lianming Liang, Yanlu Luo, Kaifang Ji, Wei Zhou, Zefen Yu, Guohong Li, Yajun Liu, Lei Li, Min Qiao, Lu Feng, Ke-Qin Zhang*. 2011. Genomic and Proteomic Analyses of the Fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora Provide Insights into Nematode-Trap Formation. PLos Pathogens. 7(9),e1002179.

  34. Liu Liming, Yang Li, Jing Zhang, Wei Zou, Zhemin Zhou, Jie Liu, Xiaomin Li, Lei Wang, and Jian Chen*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of the Industrial Strain Bacillus megaterium WSH-002. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(22), 6389-6390

  35. Liu Liming, Yang Li, Jing Zhang, Wei Zou, Zhemin zhou, Jie Liu, Xiaomin Li, Lei Wang, and Jian Chen*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of the Industrial Strain Ketogulonicigenium vulgareWSH-001. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(21), 6108-6109.

  36. Boyang Cao, Rongrong Li, Songjin Xiong, Fangfang Yao, Xiangqian Liu, Min Wang, Lu Feng, andLei Wang*. 2011. Use of a DNA microarray for detection and identification of bacterial pathogens associated with fishery products. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(23),8219-8225.

  37. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Quan Wang, Alexander S. Shashkov, Liuqing Wen, Lei Wang, 2011. Yuriy A. Knirel. Structure and genetics of the O-antigen of Escherichia coli O158. Carbohydrate Research. 346(14),2274-2277.

  38. Nikolay P. Arbatsky, Min Wang, Elena D. Daeva, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel* ,Lei Wang. 2011. Elucidation of the structure and characterization of the gene cluster of the O-antigen of Cronobacter sakazakii G2592, the reference strain of C. sakazakii O7 serotype. Carbohydrate Research 346(9),1169-1172.

  39. Guangpeng Zhou,Boyang Cao,Yan Dou,Yanwei Liu,Lu Feng,Lei Wang*. 2011. PCR methods for the rapid detection and identification of four pathogenic Legionella spp. and two Legionella pneumophila subspecies based on the gene amplification of gyrB. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 91(3), 777-787.

  40. Yanxia Li, Yuchun Liu, Zhemin Zhou, Huoqing Huang, Yan Ren, Yuting Zhang, Guannan Li, Zhigang Zhou, Lei Wang*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of Aeromonas Veronii Strain B565. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(13), 3389-3390.

  41. Yang Li, Boyang Cao, Yongfu Zhang, Jiali Zhou, Bin Yang, Lei Wang*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus aureus T0131, an ST239-MRSA-SCCmec type III Clone isolated in China. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(13),3411-3412.

  42. Guangpeng Zhou, Shaoping Wen, Yanwei Liu, Rongrong Li, Xiaoying Zhong, Lu Feng, Lei Wang, Boyang Cao*. 2011. Development of a DNA microarray for detection and identification of Legionella pneumophila and ten other pathogens in drinking water. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 145 (1), 293-300.

  43. Changchang Xu, Bin Liu, Bo Hu, Yanfang Han, Lu Feng, John Allingham, Walter A. Szarek, Lei Wang*, Inka Brockhausen*. 2011. Biochemical characterization of UDP-Gal:GlcNAc-pyrophosphate-lipid beta-1,4-Galactosyltransferase WfeD, a new enzyme from Shigella boydii type 14 that catalyzes the second step in O-antigen repeating-unit synthesis. Journal of Bacteriology, 193 (2), 449-459.

  44. Yinyu Wang, Chen Chen, Lianzhong Ai, Fangfang Zhou, Zhemin Zhou, Lei Wang, Hao Zhang, Wei Chen*, Benheng Guo*. 2011. Complete genome sequence of the probiotic Lactobacillus plantarumST-III. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(1), 313-314.

  45. Xin Wang, Yang Li, Huaiqi Jing, Yan Ren, Zhemin Zhou, Shaojing Wang, Biao Kan, Jianguo Xu, Lei Wang*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of a Yersinia enterocolitica Old World (3/O:9) Strain and Comparison with the New World (1B/O:8) Strain. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49(4), 1251-1259.

  46. Yamin Sun, Min Wang, Hongbo Liu, Jingjing Wang, Xin He, Jing Zeng, Xi Guo, Kun Li, Boyang Cao,Lei Wang*. 2011. Development of an O-antigen serotyping scheme for Cronobacter sakazakii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(7), 2209-2214.

  47. Ping Zhang, X. W., Songjin Xiong,Shaoping Wen, Song Gao, Lei Wang and Boyang Cao*. 2011. Genome Wide Expression Analysis of the Effect of the Chinese Patent Medicine Zilongjin Tablet on Four Human Lung Carcinoma Cell Lines. Phytotherapy Research. 25, 1472-1479

  48. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Dan Li, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Dan Guo, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2011. Structural and genetic characterization of the closely related O-antigens of Escherichia coli O85 and Salmonella enterica O17. Innate Immunity. 17(2), 164-173.

  49. Zhemin Zhou, Xiaomin Li, Bin Liu, Lothar Beutin, Jianguo Xu, Yan Ren, Lu Feng, Ruiting Lan, Peter R. Reeves, Lei Wang*. 2010. Derivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from its O55:H7 precursor. PLoS One. 5 (1), e8700.

  50. Changyun Ye, Ruiting Lan, Shengli Xia, Jin Zhang, Qiangzheng Sun, Shaomin Zhang, Huaiqi Jing,Lei Wang, Zhenjun Li, Zhemin Zhou, Ailan Zhao, Zhigang Cui, Jingjing Cao, Dong Jin, Lili Huang, Yiting Wang, Xia Luo, Xuemei Bai, Yan Wang, Ping Wang, Qiang Xu, Jianguo Xu*. 2010. Emergence of a new multidrug-resistant serotype X variant in an epidemic clone of Shigella flexneri. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 48 (2), 419-426.

  51. Lei Wang, Beny Spira, Zhemin Zhou, Lu Feng, Ram P. Maharjan, Xiaomin Li, Fangfang Li, Christopher McKenzie, Peter R. Reeves and Thomas Ferenci*. 2010. Divergence. Involving Global Regulatory Gene Mutations in an Escherichia coli Population Evolving under Phosphate Limitation. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2,478-487.

  52. Connie Lam, Sophie Octavia, Peter Reeves, Lei Wang, and Ruiting Lan*. 2010. Evolution of Seventh Cholera Pandemic and Origin of 1991 Epidemic, Latin America. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16(7),1130-1132.

  53. Quan Wang, Yanli Xu, Andrei V. Perepelov, Wei Xiong, Dongmei Wei, Alexander S. Shashkov, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2010. Characterization of the CDP-2-glycerol biosynthetic pathway in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (20), 5506-5514.

  54. Quan Wang, Su Wang, Lothar Beutin, Boyang Cao, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2010. Development of a DNA microarray for detection and serotyping of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48 (6), 2066-2074.

  55. Quan Wang, Agnieszka Torzewska, Xiaojuan Ruan, Xiaoting Wang, Antoni Rozalski, Zhujun Shao, Xi Guo, Haijian Zhou, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2010. Molecular and genetic analyses of the putativeProteus O antigen gene locus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76 (16), 5471-5478.

  56. Quan Wang, Zhujun Shao, Xiaoting Wang, Yuan Gao, Machao Li, Li Xu, Jianguo Xu*, Lei Wang*. 2010. Genetic study of capsular switching between Neisseria meningitidis sequence type 7 serogroup A and C strains. Infection and Immunity. 78 (9),3883-3888.

  57. Quan Wang, Xiaojuan Ruan, Dongmei Wei, Zhidong Hu, Lixia Wu, Ting Yu, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2010. Development of a serogroup-specific multiplex PCR assay to detect a set of Escherichia coliserogroups based on the identification of their O-antigen gene clusters. Molecular and Cellular Probes. 24 (5),286-290.

  58. Zhihong Sun, Xia Chen, Jicheng Wang, Pengfei Gao, Zhemin Zhou, Yi Ren, Tiansong Sun, Lei Wang, He Meng, Wei Chen,* Heping Zhang*. 2010. Complete genome sequence of probioticBifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis strain V9. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (15), 4080-4081.

  59. Yan Ren, Yi Ren, Zhemin Zhou, Xi Guo, Yayue Li, Lu Feng, Lei Wang*. 2010. Complete genome sequence of Enterobacter cloacaesubsp. cloacae type strain ATCC 13047. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (9), 2463-2464.

  60. Yan Ren, Andrei V. Perepelov, Haiyan Wang, Hao Zhang, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang, Wei Chen*. 2010. Biochemical characterization of GDP-L-fucose de novo synthesis pathway in fungusMortierella alpina. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 391 (4), 1663-1669.

  61. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Sergei D. Shevelev, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Structures of the O-antigens of Escherichia coli O13, O129, and O135 related to the O-antigens of Shigella flexneri. Carbohydrate Research. 345(11),1594-1599.

  62. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sergei D. Shevelev, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Relatedness of the O-polysaccharide structures ofEscherichia coli O123 and Salmonella enterica O58, both containing 4,6-dideoxy-4-{N-[(S)-3-hydroxybutanoyl]-D-alanyl}amino-D-glucose; revision of the E. coli O123 O-polysaccharide structure. Carbohydrate Research. 345(6), 825-829.

  63. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sergei D. Shevelev, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Bo Hu, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Structural and genetic characterization of the O-antigen of Salmonella enterica O56 containing a novel derivative of 4-amino-4,6-dideoxy-D-glucose. Carbohydrate Research. 345(13),1891-1895.

  64. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Sergei D. Shevelev, Lu Feng, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2010. The O-antigen of Salmonella enterica O13 and its relation to the O-antigen of Escherichia coli O127. Carbohydrate Research. 345(12), 1808-1811.

  65. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Sergei D. Shevelev, Lu Feng, Lei Wang, Yuriy A. Knirel. 2010. Structure of the O-antigen and characterization of the O-antigen gene cluster of Escherichia coli O108 containing 5,7-diacetamido-3,5,7,9-tetradeoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-non-2-ulosonic (8-epilegionaminic) acid. Biochemistry (Mosc). 75(1), 19-24.

  66. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Structure of the O-polysaccharide of Salmonella enterica O41. Carbohydrate Research. 345(7), 971-973.

  67. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Salmonella enterica O60 containing 3-formamido-3,6-dideoxy-D-galactose. Carbohydrate Research. 345(11), 1632-1634.

  68. Andrei V. Perepelov*, Bin Liu, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Alexander S. Shashkov, Dan Guo, Lu Feng, Yuriy A. Knirel, Lei Wang. 2010. Structure and gene cluster of the O-antigen of Salmonella entericaO44. Carbohydrate Research. 345(14), 2099-2101.

  69. Wei Liu, Liurong Fang, Sha Li, Qiang Li, Zhemin Zhou, Zhixin Feng, Rui Luo, Guoqing Shao, Lei Wang, Huanchun Chen, Shaobo Xiao*. 2010. Complete genome sequence of Mycoplasma hyorhinis strain HUB-1. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (21), 5844-5845.

  70. Xueqian Liu, Yangpeng Dong, Xiaomin Li, Yi Ren, Yanxia Li, Wei Wang, Lei Wang, Lu Feng*. 2010. Characterization of the anthranilate degradation pathway in Geobacillus thermodenitrificans NG80-2. Microbiology. 156 (Pt 2), 589-595.

  71. Maharjan Ram, Zhemin Zhou, Yan Ren, Yang Li, Joel Gaffe, Dominique Schneider, Christopher McKenzie, Peter R. Reeves, Thomas Ferenci, Lei Wang*.2010. Genomic identification of a novel mutation in hfq that provides multiple benefits in evolving glucose-limited populations of Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (17), 4517-4521.

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  146. Lu Feng, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Jinghua Yang, Alexander S. Shashkov, Jiang Tao, Hongjie Guo, Jiansong Cheng, Yi Ren, Yuriy A. Knirel, Peter R. Reeves, Lei Wang*. 2004. Synthesis of the heteropolysaccharide O antigen of Escherichia coli O52 requires an ABC transporter: structural and genetic evidence. Journal of Bacteriology. 186(14), 4510-19.

  147. Lu Feng, Wei Wang, Jiang Tao, Hongjie Guo, Gladys Krause, Lothor Beutin, Lei Wang*. 2004. Identification of Escherichia coli O114 O-antigen gene cluster and development of an O114 serogroup-specific PCR assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 42(8), 3799-804.

  148. Jiang Tao, Lu Feng, Hongjie Guo, Yayue Li, Lei Wang*. 2004. The O-antigen gene cluster ofShigella boydii O11 and functional identification of its wzy gene. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 234(1), 125-32.

  149. Lu Feng, Sof'ya N. Senchenkova, Jinghua Yang, Alexander S. Shashkov, Jiang Tao, Hongjie Guo, Guang Zhao, Yuriy A. Knirel, Peter R. Reeves, Lei Wang*. 2004. Structural and genetic characterization of the Shigella boydii type 13 O antigen. Journal of Bacteriology. 186(2), 383-92.

  150. Lu Feng, Jiang Tao, Hongjie Guo, Jianguo Xu, Yayue Li, Fedousi Rezwan, Peter R. Reeves, Lei Wang*. 2004. Structure of the Shigella dysenteriae 7 O antigen gene cluster and identification of its antigen specific genes. Microbial Pathogenesis. 36(2), 109-15.

  151. Lei Wang, Deborah Rothemund, Heather Curd, Peter R. Reeves*. 2003. Species-wide variation in the Escherichia coli flagellin (H-antigen) gene. Journal of Bacteriology. 185(9), 2936-43.

  152. Elvia Pacinelli, Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 2002. Relationship of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis O antigens IA, IIA, and IVB: the IIA gene cluster was derived from that of IVB. Infection and Immunity. 70(6), 3271-6.

  153. Jocelyne M. D'Souza, Lei Wang, Peter Reeves*. 2002. Sequence of the Escherichia coli O26 O antigen gene cluster and identification of O26 specific genes. Gene. 297(1-2),123-7.

  154. Lei Wang, Kanella Andrianopoulos, Dan Liu, Michel Y. Popoff, Peter R. Reeves*. 2002. Extensive variation in the O-antigen gene cluster within one Salmonella enterica serogroup reveals an unexpected complex history. Journal of Bacteriology. 184(6), 1669-77.

  155. Peter R. Reeves*, Lei Wang. 2002. Genomic organization of LPS-specific loci. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. 264(1), 109-35.

  156. Lei Wang, Sandy Huskic, Adam Cisterne, Deborah Rothemund, Peter R. Reeves*. 2002. The O-antigen gene cluster of Escherichia coli O55:H7 and identification of a new UDP-GlcNAc C4 epimerase gene. Journal of Bacteriology. 184(10), 2620-5.

  157. Lei Wang, Wenjia Qu, Peter R. Reeves*. 2001. Sequence analysis of four Shigella boydii O-antigen loci: implication for Escherichia coli and Shigella relationships. Infection and Immunity. 69(11), 6923-30.

  158. Lei Wang, Connie E. Briggs, Deborah Rothemund, Pina Fratamico, John B. Luchansky, Peter R. Reeves*. 2001. Sequence of the E. coli O104 antigen gene cluster and identification of O104 specific genes. Gene. 270(1-2), 231-6.

  159. Sheng-mei Jiang, Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 2001. Molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae type 4, 6B, 8, and 18C capsular polysaccharide gene clusters. Infection and Immunity .69(3), 1244-55.

  160. Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 2000. The Escherichia coli O111 and Salmonella enterica O35 gene clusters: gene clusters encoding the same colitose-containing O antigen are highly conserved. Journal of Bacteriology. 182, 5256-61.

  161. James G. Shepherd, Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 2000. Comparison of O-antigen gene clusters ofEscherichia coli (Shigella) sonnei and Plesiomonas shigelloides O17: sonnei gained its current plasmid-borne O-antigen genes from P. shigelloides in a recent event. Infection and Immunity. 68(10), 6056-61.

  162. Lei Wang, Deborah Rothemund, Heather Curd, Peter R. Reeves*. 2000. Sequence diversity of theEscherichia coli H7 fliC genes: implication for a DNA-based typing scheme for E. coli O157:H7. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 38(5), 1786-90.

  163. Jin-an Huang, Lei Wang, Stephen Firth, Amanda Phelps, Peter R. Reeves, Ian Holmes. 2000. Rotavirus VP7 epitope mapping using fragments of VP7 displayed on phages. Vaccine. 18(21), 2257-65.

  164. Kanella Andrianopoulos, Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 1998. Identification of the fucose synthetase gene in the colanic acid gene cluster of Escherichia coli K-12. Journal of Bacteriology. 180(4), 998-1001.

  165. Lei Wang, Heather Curd, Peter R. Reeves*. 1999. Immunization of mice with live oral vaccine based on a Salmonella enterica (sv Typhimurium) aroA strain expressing the Escherichia coli O111 O antigen. Microbial Pathogenesis. 27(1), 55-9.

  166. Lei Wang, Jin-an A. Huang, Hadya S. Nagesha, Stuart C. Smith, Amanda Phelps, Ian Holmes, John C. Martyn, Peter J. Coloe, Peter R. Reeves*. 1999. Bacterial expression of the major antigenic regions of porcine rotavirus VP7 induces a neutralizing immune response in mice. Vaccine. 17(20-21), 2636-45.

  167. Lei Wang, Heather. Curd, Wenjia Qu, Peter R. Reeves*. 1998. Sequencing of Escherichia coliO111 O-antigen gene cluster and identification of O111-specific genes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 36(11), 3182-7.

  168. Vincent Lai, Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 1998. Escherichia coli clone Sonnei (Shigella sonnei) had a chromosomal O-antigen gene cluster prior to gaining its current plasmid-borne O-antigen genes. Journal of Bacteriology. 180(11), 2983-6.

  169. Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 1998. Organization of Escherichia coli O157 O antigen gene cluster and identification of its specific genes. Infection and Immunity. 66(8), 3545-51.

  170. Lei Wang, Slade Jensen, Racquel Hallman, Peter R. Reeves*. Expression of the O antigen gene cluster is regulated by RfaH through the JUMPstart sequence. 1998. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 165(1), 201-6.

  171. Lei Wang, Jin-an Huang, Amanda Phelps, Stephen Firth, Ian H. Holmes, Peter R. Reeves*. 1996. Periplasmic expression of part of the major rotavirus capsid protein VP7 containing all the three antigenic regions in Escherichia coli. Gene. 177(1-2), 155-62.

  172. Lei Wang, Dan Liu, Peter R. Reeves*. 1996. C-terminal half of Salmonella enterica WbaP (RfbP) is the galactosyl-1-phosphate transferase domain catalyzing the first step of O-antigen synthesis. Journal of Bacteriology. 178(9), 2598-604.

  173. Lei Wang, Peter R. Reeves*. 1994. Involvement of the galactosyl-1-phosphate transferase encoded by the Salmonella enterica rfbP gene in O-antigen subunit processing. Journal of Bacteriology. 176(14), 4348-56.

  174. Lei Wang, Lajwant K. Romana, Peter R. Reeves*. 1992. Molecular analysis of a Salmonella enterica group E1 rfb gene cluster: O antigen and the genetic basis of the major polymorphism. Genetics. 130(3), 429-43.


Book Chapter:

  1. Lei Wang, Quan Wang, Peter R.Reeves, (2010). The variation of O antigens in Gram-negative bacteria. Subcellular Biochemistry. 53:123-152.

  2. Peter R. Reeves, Elvia Pacinelli and Lei Wang (2005). Chapter 39: O Antigen Gene Cluster ofYersinia pseudotuberculosis Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Volume 529 C The Genus Yersinia Entering the Functional Genomic Era: 199-206. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers

  3. Reeves, P. R. and Lei Wang (2002). Genomic organization of LPS-specific loci. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 264(1): 109-135.



 

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