References & Publications

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    • Provides wild mandarin genome.
    • Citric acid reduction is a marker trait for mandarin domestication.
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    • Updated sweet orange genome with an average of three gaps per chromosome and a N50 contig of 24.2 Mb.
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  1. Rao MJ, Xu YT, Tang XM, Huang Y, Liu JH, Deng XX, Xu Q. CsCYT75B1, a citrus cytochrome P450 gene, is involved in accumulation of antioxidant flavonoids and induces drought tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis, Antioxidants, 2020, 9: 161-181.
  2. Ke LL, Zhou ZW, Xu XW, Wang X, Liu YL, Xu YT, Huang Y, Wang ST, Deng XX, Chen LL, Xu Q. Evolutionary dynamics of lincRNA transcription in nine citrus species, Plant Journal, 2019, 98: 912-927.
  3. Huang D, Yuan Y, Tang ZZ, Huang Y, Kang CY, Deng XX, Xu Q. Retrotransposon promoter of Ruby1 controls both light- and cold-induced accumulation of anthocyanins in blood orange, Plant Cell and Environment, 2019, 42: 3092-3104.
  4. Rao MJ, Xu YT, Huang Y, Tang XM, Deng XX, Xu Q. Ectopic expression of citrus UDP-GLUCOSYL TRANSFERASE gene enhances anthocyanin and proanthocyanidins contents and confers high light tolerance in Arabidopsis, BMC Plant Biology, 2019, 19: 603-615.
  5. Rao MJ, Ding F, Wang N, Deng XX, Xu Q. Metabolic mechanisms of host species against Citrus Huanglongbing (greening disease). Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 2018, 1-16.
  6. Fang QY, Wang L, Yu HW, Huang Y, Jiang XL, Deng XX, Xu Q. Development of species-specific InDel markers in Citrus. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 2018, 36(4): 653-662.
  7. Yu H, Wang X, Lu Z, Xu Y, Deng X, Xu Q. Endogenous pararetrovirus sequences are widely present in Citrinae genomes. Virus Research, 2018, 262: 48-53.
  8. Liu YL, Ke LL, Wu GZ, Xu YT, Wu XM, Xia R, Deng XX, Xu Q. miR3954 is a trigger of phasiRNAs that affects flowering time in citrus. Plant Journal, 2017, 92: 263-275.
  9. Yu HW, Yang XM, Guo F, Jiang XL, Deng XX, Xu Q. Genetic diversity and population structure of pummelo (Citrus maxima) germplasm in China. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 2017, 13: 58-67.
  10. Xu YT, Wu GZ, Hao BH, Chen LL, Deng XX, Xu Q. Identification, characterization and expression analysis of lineage-specific genes within sweet orange (Citrus sinensis). BMC Genomics, 2015, 16: 995-1004.
  11. Liu Y, Wang L, Chen D, Wu X, Huang D, Chen L, Li L, Deng X, Xu Q. Genome-wide comparison of microRNAs and their targeted transcripts among leaf, flower and fruit of sweet orange. BMC Genomics, 2014, 15: 695-709.
  12. Liu C, Wang X, Xu Y, Deng X, Xu Q. Genome-wide analysis of the R2R3-MYB transcription factor gene family in sweet orange (Citrus sinensis). Molecular Biology Reports, 2014, 41: 6769-6785.
  13. Jiao WB, Huang D, Xing F, Hu YB, Deng XX, Xu Q, Chen LL. Genome-wide characterization and expression analysis of genetic variants in sweet orange. Plant Journal, 2013, 75: 954-964.
  14. Tahir Ul Qamar M, Mirza MU, Song JM, Rao MJ, Zhu X, Chen LL. Probing the structural basis of Citrus phytochrome B using computational modelling and molecular dynamics simulation approaches. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2021, 340: 116895.
  15. Liu Y, Tahir Ul Qamar M, Feng JW, Ding Y, Wang S, Wu G, Ke L, Xu Q, Chen LL. Comparative analysis of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and long terminal repeat (LTR) retrotransposons in six Citrus species. BMC Plant Biology, 2019, 19: 140.