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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Qijian Wei (Mei Mei)
Food and Feed Safety Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (504) 286-4345
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 2129

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS , LA 70124


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
RNA sequencing of an nsdC mutant reveals global regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters in Aspergillus flavus -
Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus reveals veA-dependent regulation of secondary metabolite gene clusters, including the novel aflavarin cluster -
Cary, J.W., Han, Z., Yin, Y., Lohmar, J.M., Shantappa, S., Harris-Coward, P.Y., Mack, B.M., Ehrlich, K.C., Wei, Q., Arroyo-Manzanares, N., Uka, V., Vanhaecke, L., Bhatnagar, D., Yu, J., Nierman, W.C., Johns, M., Sorensen, D., Shen, H., De Saeger, S., Diana Di Mavungu, J., Calvo, A.M. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus reveals veA-dependent regulation of secondary metabolite gene clusters, including the novel aflavarin cluster. Eukaryotic Cell. 14(10):983-997. doi: 10.1128/EC.00092-15.
An Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolic gene cluster containing a hybrid PKS-NRPS is necessary for synthesis of the 2-pyridones, leporins -
Cary, J.W., Uka, V., Han, Z., Buyst, D., Harris-Coward, P.Y., Ehrlich, K.C., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D., Dowd, P.F., Martens, S., Calvo, A.M., Martins, J.C., Vanhaecke, L., Coenye, T., De Saeger, S., Diana Di Mavungu, J. 2015. An Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolic gene cluster containing a hybrid PKS-NRPS is necessary for synthesis of the 2-pyridones, leporins. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 81:88-97.
RNAi silencing of the 14 kDa trypsin inhibitor protein in maize and its effect on host resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection/aflatoxin production -
Chen, Z.Y., Warburton, M.L., Hawkins, L.K., Wei, Q., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Raruang, Y. 2016. Production of the 14 kDa trypsin inhibitor protein is important for maize resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection/aflatoxin. World Mycotoxin Journal. 9(2):215-228.
RNA interference-mediated control of Aspergillus flavus in maize -
RNA-seq analysis of an nsdC mutant in Aspergillus flavus -
Association with AflR in endosomes reveals new functions for AflJ in aflatoxin biosynthesis -
Ehrlich, K., Mack, B.M., Wei, Q., Li, P., Roze, L.V., Dazzo, F., Cary, J.W., Bhatnagar, D., Linz, J.E. 2012. Association with AflR in endosomes reveals new functions for AflJ in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Toxins. 4:1582-1600.
Functional and phylogenetic analysis of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflQ (ordA) gene ortholog -
Cary, J.W., Harris Coward, P.Y., Ehrlich, K., Moore, G.G., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D. 2012. Functional and phylogenetic analysis of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflQ (ordA) gene ortholog. Mycologia. 104(4)857-864.
Effects of laeA deletion on Aspergillus flavus conidial development and hydrophobicity may contribute to loss of aflatoxin production -
Chang, P.-K., Scharfenstein, L.L., Ehrlich, K., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D., Ingber, B.F. 2012. Effects of laeA deletion on Aspergillus flavus conidial development and hydrophobicity may contribute to loss of aflatoxin production. Fungal Biology. 116:298-307.
Inverse correlation of ability to produce aflatoxin and aspergillus colonization of maize seed -
Ehrlich, K., Wei, Q., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Inverse correlation of ability to produce aflatoxin and aspergillus colonization of maize seed. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2:486-489.
Increased Sensitivity of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus Aflatoxin Biosynthesis Polyketide Synthase Mutants to UVB Light -
Ehrlich, K., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Increased Sensitivity of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus Aflatoxin Biosynthesis Polyketide Synthase Mutants to UVB Light. World Mycotoxin Journal. 3(3):263-270.
Development and refinement of a high-efficiency gene-targeting system for Aspergillus flavus -
Chang, P.-K., Scharfenstein, L.L., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Development and refinement of a high-efficiency gene-targeting system for Aspergillus flavus. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 81:240-246.
Application of microsatellite and RAPD fingerprints in the Florida sugarcane variety program -
Pan, Y.-B., Miller, J.D., Schnell, R.J., Richard Jr, E.P., Wei, Q. 2003. Application of microsatellite and RAPD fingerprints in the Florida sugarcane variety program. Sugar Cane International. March/April 2003:19-28.
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