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Faculty

Qinsong Xu Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Aquatic plant; Heavy metals; Rare earth elements; Phytotoxicity; Risk assessment
  • The response of aquatic plants to heavy metal stress: morphology, physiology and biochemistry, ultrastructure, proteinand gene expression
  • Ecological risk assessment associated with rare earth elements discharged into freshwater environment
Bio: 

Educational Background

PhD, Cell biology, NanjingNormal University (2004)
MA, Botany, NanjingNormal University (2001)
BA, Biology Education, Qufu Normal University (1998)

Research Projects
    National Natural Science Foundation of China: Nos 30800055, 31170162

Journal Articles(* Author for correspondence)

  • Qinsong Xu, Yuji Jiang, Weiyue Chu, Chunlei Su, Dan Hu, Qianqian Lu, Tingting Zhang. Response of Spirodelapolyrhiza to cerium: subcellular distribution, growthand biochemical changes. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2017,139: 56–64
  • Ting Xu, Chun-lei Su, Dan Hu, Fei-fei Li, Qian-qian Lu, Ting-ting Zhang, Qin-song Xu*. Molecular distribution and toxicity assessment of praseodymium by Spirodelapolyrrhiza. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2016, 312: 132–140
  • Jing-jing Zhang, Ting-ting Zhang, Qian-qian Lu, San-juanCai, Wei-yue Chu, Han Qiu, Ting Xu, Fei-fei Li, Qin-song Xu *. Oxidative effects, nutrients and metabolic changes in aquatic macrophyte, Elodea nuttallii, following exposure to lanthanum. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2015, 115: 159–165
  • Wei-yue Chu, San-juanCai, Yong-yang Fu, Fei-fei Li, Ting Xu,Han Qiu, Qin-song Xu*.The toxicity of cerium nitrate to Elodea canadensis: subcellular distribution, chemical forms and physiological effects. ActaPhysiologiaePlantarum, 2014,36: 2491–2499
  • Yong-yang Fu, Fei-fei Li, Ting Xu, San-juanCai, Wei-yue Chu, Han Qiu, Sha Sha, Guang-yu Cheng, Qin-song Xu *. Bioaccumulation, subcellular, and molecular localization and damage to physiology and ultrastructure in Nymphoidespeltata(Gmel.) Kuntze exposed to yttrium. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2014, 21: 2935–2942
  • Qin-song Xu, Wei-yue Chu, Han Qiu, Yong-yang Fu, San-juan Cai, Sha Sha. Responses of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle to zinc: in situ localization, subcellular distribution and physiological and ultrastructural modifications. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 2013, 69:43–48
  • Qin-song Xu, Han Qiu, Wei-yue Chu, Yong-yang Fu, San-juanCai, Hai-li Min,ShaSha. Copper ultrastructural localization, subcellular distribution, and phytotoxicity inHydrillaverticillata (L.f.) Royle. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2013, 20: 8672–8679  
  • Hai-liMin, San-juan Cai, Zhen Rui, Sha Sha, Kai-bin Xie, Qin-song Xu*. Calcium-mediated enhancement of copper tolerance in Elodea canadensis, BiologiaPlantarum, 2013, 57(2):365–369     
  • Qin-song Xu, Hai-li Min, San-juan Cai, Yong-yang Fu, Sha Sha, Kai-bin Xie, Kai-he Du. Subcellular distribution and toxicity of cadmium in PotamogetoncrispusL.Chemosphere, 2012, 89: 114–120    
  • Qin-song Xu, Yong-yang Fu, Hai-li Min, San-juanCai, Sha Sha, Guang-yu Cheng. Laboratory assessment of uptake and toxicity of lanthanum (La) in the leaves ofHydrocharisdubia (Bl.) Backer. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2012, 19:3950–3958    
  • QS Xu, JZ Hu, KB Xie, HY Yang, KH Du, GX Shi. Accumulation and acute toxicity of silver in PotamogetoncrispusL. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 173: 186–193

Contact
+86-025-85891050
xuqinsong@njnu.edu.cn