Yongfang Wan

NameYongfang Wan
Job titleScientific Specialist -Molecular Biology
Email addressyongfang.wan@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentPlant Sciences
Research clusterPS: Crop Productivity and Quality
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Gradients of Gluten Proteins and Free Amino Acids along the Longitudinal Axis of the Developing Caryopsis of Bread Wheat

Shi, Z., Wang, Y., Wan, Y., Hassall, K. L., Jiang, D., Shewry, P. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2019. Gradients of Gluten Proteins and Free Amino Acids along the Longitudinal Axis of the Developing Caryopsis of Bread Wheat . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67 (31), pp. 8706-8714.

Contrasting gene expression patterns in grain of high and low asparagine wheat genotypes in response to sulphur supply

Curtis, T., Raffan, S., Wan, Y., King, R., Gonzalez-Uriarte, A. and Halford, N. G. 2019. Contrasting gene expression patterns in grain of high and low asparagine wheat genotypes in response to sulphur supply. BMC Genomics. 20, p. 628.

Improving wheat as a source of iron and zinc for global nutrition

Balk, J., Connorton J. M., Wan, Y., Lovegrove, A., Moore, K. L., Uauy, C., Sharp, P. A. and Shewry, P. R. 2019. Improving wheat as a source of iron and zinc for global nutrition. Nutrition Bulletin. 44 (1), pp. 53-59.

Temperature and nitrogen supply interact to determine protein distribution gradients in the wheat grain endosperm

Savill, G. P., Michalski, A., Powers, S. J., Wan, Y., Tosi, P., Buchner, P. H. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2018. Temperature and nitrogen supply interact to determine protein distribution gradients in the wheat grain endosperm. Journal of Experimental Botany. 69 (12), pp. 3117-3126.

Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress

Wan, Y., King, R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Hassani-Pak, K. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress. Scientific Reports. 7 (1), p. 5461.

G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction

Gritsch, C., Wan, Y., Mitchell, R. A. C., Shewry, P. R., Hanley, S. J. and Karp, A. 2015. G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66 (20), pp. 6447-6459.

A novel approach to identify genes that determine grain protein deviation in cereals

Mosleth, E. F., Wan, Y., Lysenko, A., Chope, G. A., Penson, S. P., Shewry, P. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2015. A novel approach to identify genes that determine grain protein deviation in cereals. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (5), pp. 625-635.

Effects of genotype, season and nitrogen nutrition on gene expression and protein accumulation in wheat grain

Chope, G. A., Wan, Y., Penson, S. P., Bhandari, D. G., Powers, S. J., Shewry, P. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2014. Effects of genotype, season and nitrogen nutrition on gene expression and protein accumulation in wheat grain. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62, pp. 4399-4407.

Secondary cell wall composition and candidate gene expression in developing willow (Salix purpurea) stems

Wan, Y., Gritsch, C., Tryfona, T., Ray, M. J., Andongabo, A. E., Hassani-Pak, K., Jones, H. D., Dupree, P., Karp, A., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2014. Secondary cell wall composition and candidate gene expression in developing willow (Salix purpurea) stems. Planta. 239, pp. 1041-1053.

Effects of nitrogen nutrition on the synthesis and deposition of the ω-gliadins of wheat

Wan, Y., Gritsch, C. S., Hawkesford, M. J. and Shewry, P. R. 2014. Effects of nitrogen nutrition on the synthesis and deposition of the ω-gliadins of wheat. Annals of Botany. 113, pp. 607-615.

Sustainability of UK-grown wheat for breadmaking (HGCA Project Report No. 521)

Shewry, P. R., Wan, Y., Chope, G., Penson, S., Mosleth, E. F. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2013. Sustainability of UK-grown wheat for breadmaking (HGCA Project Report No. 521). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) Kenilworth.

A novel family of γ-gliadin genes are highly regulated by nitrogen supply in developing wheat grain

Wan, Y., Shewry, P. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2013. A novel family of γ-gliadin genes are highly regulated by nitrogen supply in developing wheat grain. Journal of Experimental Botany. 64 (1), pp. 161-168.

An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward)

Shewry, P. R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Tosi, P., Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Toole, G. A., Mills, E. N. C. and Ward, J. L. 2012. An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward). Journal of Cereal Science. 56, pp. 21-30.

Storage product synthesis and accumulation in developing grains of wheat

Shewry, P. R., Toscano-Underwood, C., Wan, Y., Lovegrove, A., Bhandari, D., Toole, G., Mills, E. N. C., Denyer, K. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2009. Storage product synthesis and accumulation in developing grains of wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 50 (1), pp. 106-112.

A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat

Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Toole, G., Skeggs, P., Zhu, T., Leverington, M., Griffiths, S., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Gezan, S. A., Welham, S. J., Snape, J., Mills, E. N. C., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2009. A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 7 (5), pp. 401-410.

Improving wheat for nutrition and processing

Shewry, P. R., Wan, Y., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Mills, E. N. C., Skeggs, P., Gezan, S., Welham, S. J., Shenton, C., Zhu, T., Phillips, A. L., Jones, H. D., Li, L., Ward, J. L., Freeman, J., Nemeth, C. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Improving wheat for nutrition and processing. Molinacano, J. L. (ed.) Cereal Science and Technology for Feeding Ten Billion People: Genomics Era and Beyond. Proceedings of the Meeting of the Eucarpia Cereal Section, Lleida (Spain), 13-17 November 2006 . Options Mediterraneennes, Series A, No 81. pp. 249-252

Identification and genetic mapping of variant forms of puroindoline b expressed in developing wheat grain

Wilkinson, M. D., Wan, Y., Tosi, P., Leverington, M., Snape, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2008. Identification and genetic mapping of variant forms of puroindoline b expressed in developing wheat grain. Journal of Cereal Science. 48, pp. 722-728.

Molecular characterization and comparative analysis of four new genes from Sec2 locus encoding 75K gamma-secalins of rye species

Chen, Q-J., Yuan, Z-W., Zhang, L-Q., Yan, Z-H., Xiang, Z-G., Wan, Y., Zheng, Y-L. and Liu, D-C. 2008. Molecular characterization and comparative analysis of four new genes from Sec2 locus encoding 75K gamma-secalins of rye species. Journal of Cereal Science. 48, pp. 111-116.

Transcriptome analysis of grain development in hexaploid wheat

Wan, Y., Poole, R. L., Huttly, A. K., Toscano-Underwood, C., Feeney, K., Welham, S. J., Gooding, M. J., Mills, C., Edwards, K. J., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Transcriptome analysis of grain development in hexaploid wheat. BMC Genomics. 9, p. 121 (16pp).

Transcriptome profiling of wheat genotypes differing in bread making quality under different environments

Wan, Y., Mitchell, R. A. C., Leverington, M., Griffiths, S., Snape, J., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K., Mills, C., Skeggs, P., Gezan, S., Welham, S. J., Shenton, C., Zhu, T. and Shewry, P. R. 2007. Transcriptome profiling of wheat genotypes differing in bread making quality under different environments. Abstracts 4th UK Small Grain Cereals Genetic and Genomics Workshop: From Genes to Traits, Cambridge, 14-16 March 2007 .

Transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed storage protein transcripts in seeds of Aegilops and wheat

Kan, Y., Wan, Y., Beaudoin, F., Leader, D. J., Edwards, K., Poole, R., Wang, D., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2006. Transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed storage protein transcripts in seeds of Aegilops and wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 44, pp. 75-85.

Comparative analysis of the D genome-encoded high-molecular weight sububits of glutenin

Wan, Y., Yan, Z., Liu, K., Zheng, Y., D'ovidio, R., Shewry, P. R., Halford, N. G. and Wang, D. 2005. Comparative analysis of the D genome-encoded high-molecular weight sububits of glutenin. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 111, pp. 1183-1190.

Soil microbial respiration responses to repeated urea applications in three grasslands

Kelliher, F. M., Sedcole, J. R., Minchin, R. F., Wan, Y., Condron, L. M., Clough, T. J. and Bol, R. 2005. Soil microbial respiration responses to repeated urea applications in three grasslands. Australian Journal of Soil Research. 43 (8), pp. 905-913.

Sequence and properties of HMW subunit 1Bx20 from pasta wheat (Triticum durum ) which is associated with poor end use properties

Shewry, P. R., Gilbert, S. M., Savage, A. W. J., Tatham, A. S., Wan, Y., Belton, P. S., Wellner, N., D'ovidio, R., Bekes, F. and Halford, N. G. 2003. Sequence and properties of HMW subunit 1Bx20 from pasta wheat (Triticum durum ) which is associated with poor end use properties. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 106, pp. 744-750.

Isolation and characterization of five novel high molecular weight subunit of glutenin genes from Triticum timopheevi and Aegilops cylindrica

Wan, Y., Wang, D., Shewry, P. R. and Halford, N. G. 2002. Isolation and characterization of five novel high molecular weight subunit of glutenin genes from Triticum timopheevi and Aegilops cylindrica. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 104, pp. 828-839.

High-molecular-weight glutenin in the Cylindropyrum and Vertebrata section of the Aegilops genus and identification of subunits related to those encoded by the Dx alleles of common wheat

Wan, Y., Liu, K., Wang, D. and Shewry, P. R. 2000. High-molecular-weight glutenin in the Cylindropyrum and Vertebrata section of the Aegilops genus and identification of subunits related to those encoded by the Dx alleles of common wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 101, pp. 879-884.

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