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Tianbao Yang
Food Quality Laboratory
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6635
Fax: (301) 504-5107
Room 215

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 002 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350
Projects
Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430990
Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431525
Improving Food Quality and Shelf Life through New Technology Development and Process Optimization in Supply Chain
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426765
Global Characterization of Genes Affecting Strawberry Fruit Phenolics Biosynthesis and Postharvest Quality
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428612

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of preharvest CaCl2 spray and postharvest UV-B radiation on storage quality of broccoli microgreens, a richer source of glucosinolates -
Lu, Y., Dong, W., Yang, T., Luo, Y., Wang, Q., Chen, P. 2017. Effect of preharvest CaCl2 spray and postharvest UV-B radiation on storage quality of broccoli microgreens, a richer source of glucosinolates. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 67(1):55-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2017.12.035.
Genomic identification of bZIP family genes involved in drought and heat stresses in strawberry (Fragaria vesca) -
Wang, X., Chen, X., Yang, T., Cheng, Z., Cheng, Q. 2017. Genomic identification of bZIP family genes involved in drought and heat stresses in strawberry (Fragaria vesca). International Journal of Genomics. Available: https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3981031.
Dual effectiveness of ascorbic acid and ethanol combined treatment to inhibit browning and inactivate pathogens on fresh-cut apples -
Yan, S., Liu, H., Yang, T., Luo, Y., Chen, P. 2017. Dual effectiveness of ascorbic acid and ethanol combined treatment to inhibit browning and inactivate pathogens on fresh-cut apples. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 80:311-320.
Optimization of a cryoprotective medium to increase the viability of freeze-dried Streptococcus thermophilus by response surface methodology -
Lu, Y., Huang, L., Yang, T., Lv, F., Lu, Z. 2017. Optimization of a cryoprotective medium to increase the viability of freeze-dried Streptococcus thermophilus by response surface methodology. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 80:92-97. doi: 10.1016/j.lwt.2017.01.044.
Characterization of spermidine hydroxycinnamoyl transferases from eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and its wild relative Solanum richardii Dunal -
Peng, H., Yang, T., Whitaker, B.D., Trouth, F.J., Shangguan, L., Dong, W., Jurick II, W.M. 2016. Characterization of spermidine hydroxycinnamoyl transferases from eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and its wild relative Solanum richardii Dunal. Horticulture Research. 3:16062. doi: 10.1038/hortres.2016.62.
Calcium/calmodulin alleviates substrate inhibition in a strawberry UDP-glucosyltransferase involved in fruit anthocyanin biosynthesis -
Peng, H., Yang, T., Whitaker, B.D., Shangguan, L. 2016. Calcium/calmodulin alleviates substrate inhibition in a strawberry UDP-glucosyltransferase involved in fruit anthocyanin biosynthesis. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 16:197. doi:10.1186/s12870-016-0888-z.
Effects of pre- and postharvest calcium treatments on shelf life and postharvest quality of broccoli microgreens -
Kou, L., Yang, T., Luo, Y. 2015. Effects of pre- and postharvest calcium treatments on shelf life and postharvest quality of broccoli microgreens. HortScience. 50(12):1801–1808.
Over-expression of polyphenol oxidase gene in strawberry fruit delays the fungus infection process -
Jia, H., Wang, B., Pervaiz, T., Zhao, F., Wang, Q., Yang, T., Fang, J. 2016. Over-expression of polyphenol oxidase gene in strawberry fruit delays the fungus infection process. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 24:592-606.
The mechanism of ethanol treatment on inhibiting lettuce enzymatic browning and microbial growth Reprint Icon -
Yan, S., Yang, T., Luo, Y., Zhou, B. 2015. The mechanism of ethanol treatment on inhibiting lettuce enzymatic browning and microbial growth. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 63:383-390.
Functional analysis of calmodulin genes family during tomato fruit development and ripening -
Yang, T., Peng, H., Bauchan, G.R. 2014. Functional analysis of calmodulin genes family during tomato fruit development and ripening. Horticulture Research. 1:14057.
Calmodulin gene expression in response to mechanical wounding and Botrytis cinerea infection in tomato fruit -
Peng, H., Yang, T., Jurick II, W.M. 2014. Calmodulin gene expression in response to mechanical wounding and Botrytis cinerea infection in tomato fruit. PLANTS. 3:427-441.
Effect of calcium on strawberry fruit flavonid gene expression and anthocyanins accumulation -
Xu, W., Peng, H., Yang, T., Liu, X., Huang, L. 2014. Effect of calcium on strawberry fruit flavonid gene expression and anthocyanins accumulation. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 82:289-298.
Pre-harvest calcium application increases biomass and delays senescence of broccoli microgreens -
Kou, L., Yang, T., Luo, Y., Liu, X., Huang, L., Codling, E.E. 2013. Pre-harvest calcium application increases biomass and delays senescence of broccoli microgreens. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 87:70-78.
Extending shelf-life of broccoli microgreens via pre-harvest calcium application -
Differential expression of calcium-regulated SlSRs in response to abiotic and biotic stresses in tomato fruit Reprint Icon -
Yang, T., Peng, H., Whitaker, B.D., Jurick II, W.M. 2013. Differential expression of calcium-regulated SlSRs in response to abiotic and biotic stresses in tomato fruit. Physiologia Plantarum. 148(3):445-455.
Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens Reprint Icon -
Kou, L., Luo, Y., Yang, T., Xiao, Z., Turner, E.R., Lester, G.E., Wang, Q. 2013. Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 51(1):73-78.
Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens -
Kou, L., Luo, Y., Yang, T., Xiao, Z., Turner, E.R., Lester, G.E., Wang, Q. 2012. Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens. [abstract]. BARC Poster Day.
Characterization of a calcium/calmodulin-regulated SR/CAMTA gene family during tomato fruit development and ripening Reprint Icon -
Yang, T., Peng, H., Whitaker, B.D., Conway, W.S. 2012. Characterization of a calcium/calmodulin-regulated SR/CAMTA gene family during tomato fruit development and ripening. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 12:19.
Decoding of calcium signal through calmodulin: calmodulin-binding proteins in plants -
Du, L., Yang, T., Puthanveettil, S.Y., Poovaiah, B.W. 2011. Decoding of calcium signal through calmodulin: calmodulin-binding proteins in plants. In: Signaling and Communication in Plants, vol. 10, Coding and Decoding of Calcium Signals in Plants, Luan, S. (ed.). Springer Verlag. p. 177-233.