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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
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4394
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.)
Fidelity of a simple liberty leaf-painting assay to validate transgenic maize plants expressing the selectable marker gene, bar -
RNA sequencing of an nsdC mutant reveals global regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters in Aspergillus flavus -
Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., Wei, Q., Bland, J.M., Bhatnagar, D., Cary, J.W. 2016. RNA sequencing of an nsdC mutant reveals global regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters in Aspergillus flavus. Microbiological Research. 182:150-161.
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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