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Xianli Wu
Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory
Chemist

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Projects
Foodomics: New Tools for Food Composition
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 445346
Farm to Table Factors: Impact of Production, Processing, and Preparation on Food Composition
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 445356
Comprehensive Analysis of Food Energy and Bioactive Secondary Metabolites in Foods
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437371
Glycomic and Proteomic Maps of Foods
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438482
Food Composition and Food Yields in FNS Nutrition Programs
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439407

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Chemical composition of thyme (Thymus vulgaris) extracts and potential inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein-ACE2 binding and ACE-2 expression, and radical scavenging capacity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, Y., Li, Y., Whent, M.M., Pehrsson, P.R., Sun, J., Chen, P., Wu, X., Huang, D., Yu, L. 2023. Chemical composition of thyme (Thymus vulgaris) extracts and potential inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein-ACE2 binding and ACE-2 expression, and radical scavenging capacity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 71(49).
The chemical constituents of parsley (petroselinum crispum) leaf extract and its potential in mitigating the effects of viral infections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, E.Y., Liu, Z., Li, Y., Wang, T.T., Sun, J., Wu, X., Whent, M.M., Pehrsson, P.R., Zhang, Y., Gao, B., Yao, Y., Yu, L. 2023. The chemical constituents of parsley (petroselinum crispum) leaf extract and its potential in mitigating the effects of viral infections. ACS Food Science and Technology. 2108-2116. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsfoodscitech.3c00357.
Effects of blanching, freezing and canning on the carbohydrates in sweet corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whent, M.M., Holly, C., Cheang, S., Jiang, J., Lebrilla, C., Luthria, D.L., Bukowski, M.R., Yu, L., Pehrsson, P.R., Wu, X. 2023. Effects of blanching, freezing and canning on the carbohydrates in sweet corn. Nutrients. 12:21. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods12213885.
Chemical compositions of dill (Anethum graveolens L.) water and ethanol extracts and their potential in reducing the COVID-19 risk and free radical scavenging capacities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choe, U., Liu, Z., Li, Y., Sun, J., Wu, X., Pehrsson, P.R., Xie, Z., Zhang, Y., Wang, T.T., Yu, L., Gao, B. 2023. Chemical compositions of dill (Anethum graveolens L.) water and ethanol extracts and their potential in reducing the COVID-19 risk and free radical scavenging capacities. Food Chemistry. 3,10,1654–1662. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsfoodscitech.3c00206?urlappend=%3Fref%3DPDF&jav=VoR&rel=cite-as.
Stability of carotenoids in sweet corn: Part 2. Effects of blanching, freezing, and canning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whent, M.M., Huang, J., Childs, H., Slavin, M., Harrison, D.J., Novotny Dura, J., Yu, L., Pehrsson, P.R., Wu, X. 2023. Stability of carotenoids in sweet corn: Part 2. Effects of blanching, freezing, and canning. ACS Food Science and Technology. 3(9):1590-1599. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsfoodscitech.3c00273.
Chemical composition of honeysuckle (Lonicerae japonicae) extracts and their potential in inhibiting the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and ACE2 binding, suppressing ACE2, and scavenging radicals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, B., Zhu, L., Liu, Z., Li, Y., He, X., Wu, X., Pehrsson, P.R., Sun, J., Xie, Z., Slavin, M., Yu, L. 2023. Chemical composition of honeysuckle (Lonicerae japonicae) extracts and their potential in inhibiting the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and ACE2 binding, suppressing ACE2, and scavenging radicals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 71(15):6133-6143. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.3c00584.
Evaluation of postharvest handling and domestic cooking on carotenoids in sweet corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whent, M.M., Huang, J., Childs, H., Slavin, M., Harrison, D.J., Novotny Dura, J., Yu, L., Pehrsson, P.R., Wu, X. 2023. Evaluation of postharvest handling and domestic cooking on carotenoids in sweet corn. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 71:6133-6143. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.3c00584.
Chemical characterization of cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum J. Presl) extracts and their capacities in weakening SARS-CoV-2 spike protein binding to ACE2, inhibiting ACE2 and scavenging free radicals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xie, Z., Li, Y., Liu, Z., Zeng, M., Moore, J., Gao, B., Wu, X., Sun, J., Wang, T.T., Pehrsson, P.R., He, X., Yu, L. 2023. Chemical characterization of cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum J. Presl) extracts and their capacities in weakening SARS-CoV-2 spike protein binding to ACE2, inhibiting ACE2 and scavenging free radicals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 71:4890-4900. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.3c00285.
Human milk composition and related data for national health and nutrition monitoring and related research Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Ahuja, J.K., Li, Y., Wu, X., Pehrsson, P.R., Chakrabarti, S., Brooks, S.P., Bondy, G.S., MacFarlane, A.J., Weiler, H.A., Cheung, W., Verreault, M., Hayward, D., Fisher, M.M., Borghese, M.M., Hines, E., Ahluwalia, N., Vargas, A.J., Arteaga, S., Lombo, T. 2022. Human milk composition and related data for national health and nutrition monitoring and related research. Advances in Nutrition. 13(6):2098-2114. https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmac099.
Effects of boiling and steaming on the carbohydrates of sweet corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, W., Zhu, B., Childs, H., Yu, L., Whent, M.M., Pehrsson, P.R., Zhao, J., Wu, X., Li, S. 2022. Effects of boiling and steaming on the carbohydrates of sweet corn. ACS Food Science and Technology. 2:951-960. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsfoodscitech.2c00103.
Are processed tomato products as nutritious as fresh tomatoes? Scoping review on the effects of industrial processing on nutrients and bioactive compounds in tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Wu, X., Yu, L., Pehrsson, P.R. 2021. Are processed tomato products as nutritious as fresh tomatoes? Scoping review on the effects of industrial processing on nutrients and bioactive compounds in tomatoes. Advances in Nutrition. 13(1):138-151. https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmab109.
Current knowledge and challenges on the development of a dietary glucosinolate database in the U.S. Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Wu, X., Pehrsson, P.R. 2021. Current knowledge and challenges on the development of a dietary glucosinolate database in the U.S. Current Developments in Nutrition. 5:nzab102. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzab102.
Quantification of cranberry proanthocyanidins by normal phase high performance liquid chromatography using relative response factors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sinatara, M., Wang, Y., Li, L., Liu, H., Cunningham, D.G., Prior, R.L., Chen, P., Chang, T., Wu, X. 2020. Quantification of cranberry proanthocyanidins by normal phase high performance liquid chromatography using relative response factors. Phytochemical Analysis. 31:874-883. https://doi.org/10.1002/pca.2952.
Analysis of Cranberry Proanthocyanidins Using UPLC - Ion Mobility - High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Harrington, P.B., Chang, T., Wu, X., Chen, P. 2020. Analysis of cranberry proanthocyanidins using UPLC - ion mobility - high resolution mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 412:3653-3662. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-020-02601-z.
Anthocyanin profiles and contents in processed red raspberries in the US market Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Sun, J., Ahuja, J.K., Haytowitz, D.B., Chen, P., Burton-Freeman, B., Pehrsson, P.R. 2019. Anthocyanin profiles and contents in processed red raspberries in the US market. Journal of Berry Research. 12:477 – 48. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4506-7.
NIH workshop on human milk composition: summary and visions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casavale, K.O., Ahuja, J.K., Wu, X., Li, Y., Quam, J., Olson, R., Pehrsson, P.R., Allen, L.H., Balentine, D., Hanspal, M., Hayward, D., Hines, E.P., McClung, J., Perrine, C., Belfort, M.B., Dallas, D., German, D., Kim, J., McGuire, M., McGuire, M. Morrow, A., Nommsen-Rivers, Rasmussen, K.M., Zempleni, J., Lynch, C. 2019. NIH workshop on human milk composition: summary and visions. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 110(3):769-779. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqz123.
Effects of domestic cooking on flavonoids in broccoli and calculation of retention factors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Zhao, Y., Haytowitz, D.B., Chen, P., Pehrsson, P.R. 2019. Effects of domestic cooking on flavonoids in broccoli and calculation of retention factors. Heliyon. 2019 Mar; 5(3): e01310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01310.
Comparison of label and laboratory sodium values in popular sodium-contributing foods in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahuja, J.K., Li, Y., Nickle, M.S., Haytowitz, D.B., Roseland, J., Nguyen, Q., Khan, M., Wu, X., Somanchi, M., Williams, J.R., Pehrsson, P.R., Cogswell, M. 2018. Comparison of label and laboratory sodium values in popular sodium-contributing foods in the United States. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.08.155.
Preventative effects on atherosclerosis by berries - the case of blueberries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Wang, T.T., Prior, R.L., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. Preventative effects on atherosclerosis by berries - the case of blueberries. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.8b03201.
Human milk nutrient composition in the United States: current knowledge, challenges and research needs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Jackson, R., Khan, S., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. Human milk nutrient composition in the United States: current knowledge, challenges and research needs. Current Developments in Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzy025.
10-Hydroxy-trans-2-decenoic acid attenuates angiotensin II-induced inflammatory responses in rat vascular smooth muscle cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qingshuang, C., Shanming, J., Yue, S., Linsheng, Y., Wu, X., Zhongwen, X. 2018. 10-Hydroxy-trans-2-decenoic acid attenuates angiotensin II-induced inflammatory responses in rat vascular smooth muscle cells. Journal of Functional Foods. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jff.2018.04.034.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy - (Research Technical Update)
Haytowitz, D.B., Ahuja, J.K., Wu, X., Khan, M., Somanchi, M., Nickle, M.S., Nguyen, Q., Roseland, J.M., Williams, J.R., Patterson, K., Li, Y., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Internet: /nea/bhnrc/ndl
(-) Epicatechin regulates blood lipids and attenuates hepatic steatosis in rats fed high fat diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hui, C., Xu, N., Zhao, W., Su, J., Liang, M., Xie, Z., Wu, X., Li, Q. 2017. (-) Epicatechin regulates blood lipids and attenuates hepatic steatosis in rats fed high fat diet. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201700303.
Challenges of developing a valid Dietary Glucosinolate database Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Sun, J., Haytowitz, D.B., Harnly, J.M., Chen, P., Pehrsson, P.R. 2017. Challenges of developing a valid Dietary Glucosinolate database. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2017.07.014.
Dietary exposure to shiitake mushroom confers reductions in serum glucose, lipids, leptin and antioxidant capacity in rats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, S., Wu, X., Ferguson, M., Simmen, R.C., Simmen, F.A., Fang, N. 2016. Dietary exposure to shiitake mushroom confers reductions in serum glucose, lipids, leptin and antioxidant capacity in rats. Journal of Nutrition. 23:542-555.
Components characterization of total tetraploid jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphylla) saponin and its cholesterol-lowering properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, J., Li, Y., Haiming, S., Wang, T.T., Wu, X., Sun, X., Yu, L. 2016. Components characterization of total tetraploid jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphylla) saponin and its cholesterol-lowering properties. Journal of Functional Foods. 23: 542-555.