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Tianbao Yang
Food Quality Laboratory
Plant Physiology

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.)
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.