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Shuanglin Chen Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Fungal systematics, diversity and ecology
  • Bioactivity research and development of natural products from fungi and bacteria

Educational background

Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Aug. 1997-Dec. 1999)

Ph.D., Phytopathology, Shenyang Agricultural University, China (1997)

MA, Phytopathology, Jilin Agricultural University, China (1990)

BA, Plant Protection, Jilin Agricultural University, China (1984)

Research Projects

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China: Studies on species diversity of myxomycetes in key mountainous areas of Central China (31470143, 2015.01-2018.12)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China: Studies on taxonomy and species diversity of myxomycetes in forests of tropical China (31170014, 2012.01-2015.12)
  • National Key Technology Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China: Key technique of high value utilization of Shiraia bambusicola and product development (No.2012BAD36B0502, 2012.01-2015.12)
  • National Science and Technology Basic Work Priorities Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China: Flora Fungorum Sinicorum, Clavariaceae and Ramariaceae (2013FY110400, 2013.06-2018.05)
  • Jiangsu Provincial Prospective Research Project of Joint Innovation of Industry, University and Institute: Enzymatic method and technique for converting dairy farm liquid waste into liquid fertilizer (BY2012002, 2012.07-2014.12)
  • Key Program of Natural Science of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China: Studies on species diversity of myxomycetes form Yangtze River Delta regions of China (12KJA180004, 2012.08-2015.12)

Journal Articles

  • Zhao N, Lin X, Qi SS, Luo ZM, Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2016. De novo transcriptome assembly in Shiraia bambusicola to investigate putative genes involved in the biosynthesis of Hypocrellin A. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(3): 311, DOI: 10.3390/ijms17030311
  • He G, Chen SL, YanSZ, 2016. Morphological and molecular evidence for a new species in Clavulina from southwestern China. Mycoscience, 57(4): 255-263, DOI: 10.1016/j.myc.2016.03.002
  • He G, Wang PR, Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2016. An unexpected discovery of clavarioid fungi: First record of Lepidostroma asianum in China. Mycoscience, 57(2): 150-155, DOI: 10.1016/j.myc.2015.12.006
  • Wei B, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2016. Species composition and diversity of myxomycetes in Dinghu Mountain Natural Reserve. Guihaia, 36(2): 137-144 (in Chinese)
  • Tao W, Wang N, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2016. A comparative study on ontogeny of four physaraceous species in laboratory culture. Mycosystema, 35(2): 138-146
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Species diversity of myxomycetes associated with different terrestrial ecosystems, substrata (microhabitats), and environmental factors. Mycological Progress, 14(5): 27. DOI 10.1007/s11557-015-1048-9
  • Qi SS, Fan Y, Gong ZN, Yan SZ, Zhao BT, Chen SL, 2015. Genetic diversity of Shiraia bambusicola from East China assessed using ISSR markers. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 59: 239-245, DOI: 10.1016/j.bse.2015.01.007
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Liu QS, Chen SL, 2015. Diversity of endophytic fungi associated with the foliar tissue of a hemi-parasitic plant Macrosolen cochinchinensis. Current Microbiology, 70(1): 58-66, DOI: 10.1007/s00284-014-0680-y
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Further resolving the phylogeny of Myxogastria (Slime Molds) based on COI and SSU rRNA genes. Russian Journal of Genetics 51(1): 39-45, DOI: 10.1134/S1022795414110076
  • Li Q, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. A phylogenetic study of Physarida based on rDNA ITS sequence. Mycosystema, 34(3): 424-433 (in Chinese)
  • Li Q, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Comparative analysis of the secondary structure of ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 rRNA in the myxomycete order Physarales. Mycosystema, 34(2): 235-245 (in Chinese)
  • Huang Z, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Optimization on fermentation onditions of Simplicillium obclavatum YX016 for the production of anthraquinones. Food Science and Technology, 40(7): 12-17 (in Chinese)
  • Qi SS, Lin X, Zhang MM, Yan SZ, Yu SQ, Chen SL, 2014. Preparation and evaluation of hypocrellin A loaded poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy. RSC Advances, 4(75): 40085-40094, DOI: 10.1039/c4ra05796a
  • Zhou SL, Tan GH, Huang FY, Wang H, Lin YY, Chen SL, 2014. Sanpao herbs inhibit development of atopic dermatitis in Balb/c mice. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 32(2): 140-144, DOI: 10.12932/AP0381.32.2.2013
  • Yan SZ, Guo MQ, Chen SL, 2014. Two new species of Diacheopsis from China. Myxotaxon, 128: 173-178,
  • Song TP, Chen SL, 2014. Species diversity of myxomycetes in Huanglian Mountain National Nature Reserve of Yunnan Province, China, Journal of Ecology and Rural Environment, 30(4): 458-463 (in Chinese)
  • Wu ZY, Yan SZ, Zhou SL, Chen SL, 2014. Diversity of endophytic mycobiota in Fortunearia sinensis. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 34: 160-164
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Wu ZY, Chen SL, 2014. Endophytic fungi associated with Macrosolen tricolor and its host Camellia oleifera. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2014, 30(6): 1775-1784, DOI: 10.1007/s11274-014-1600-9
  • Guo MQ, Chen SL, 2014. Cribraria microcarpa var. megaspora, one new variety of myxomycetes from China. Mycosystema, 33(1): 15-18
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Dai JY, Chen SL, 2013. Species diversity of corticolous myxomycetes in Tianmu Mountain National Nature Reserve, China. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 59(12): 803-813, DOI: 10.1139/cjm-2013-0360
  • Fang L, Liu QS, Li Q, Yan SZ, Li Y, Chen SL, 2013. The feasibility of using actin gene and beta-tubulin gene in phylogenetic analysis of Myxomycetes. Mycosystema, 32: 1004-1011 (in Chinese)
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Wu ZY, Chen SL, 2013. Detection of endophytic fungi within foliar tissues of Camellia oleifera based on rDNA ITS sequences. Mycosystema, 32: 819-830
  • Fu SY, Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2013. Colonization dynamics of endophytic bacteria in Capsicum annuum and their control effects on pepper Phytophthora blight. Chinese Journal of Biological Control, 29: 561-568 (in Chinese)
  • Dai Q, Yan SZ, Yao HQ, Chen SL, 2013. Myxomycetes diversity in hilly forests of East China. Biodiversity Science, 21: 507-513 (in Chinese)
  • Chen SL, Yan SZ, Li Y, 2013. Species of the genus Diderma from China and their distributions. Mycosystema, 32: 200-206
  • Zhou SL, Chen SL, Huang FY, Wang H, Zhao HG, 2013. Antimalarial substances of an endophytic fungus isolated from cinchona tree. Mycosystema, 32: 309-313 (in Chinese)
  • Wu ZY, Fang L, Gao Q, Chen SL, 2013. Antioxidant activity of endophytic Verticicladium trifidum from Fortunearia sinensis. Science and Technology of Food Industry, 34: 113-116, (in Chinese)
  • Wang MX, Liu J, Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2012. Isolation, characterization and colonization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase-producing bacteria XG32 and DP24. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 28(3): 1155-1162, DOI: 10.1007/s11274-011-0918-9
  • Zhuang WY, Chen SL, Zeng ZQ, Zheng HD, 2012. A new species of Hypomyces (Hypocreales) on Schizophyllum sp. from China. Mycosystema, 31(6): 821-826
  • Chen SL, Xu F, Yan SZ, Li Y, 2012. Chinese species in the genus Physarum and their distribution. Mycosystema, 31(6): 845-856
  • Shi JQ, Chen Q, Wang MX, Chen SL, 2012. Effect of fermentation broth extracts of the endophytic fungus isolated from Sophora japonica on lipid peroxidation of mice liver induced by hydroxyl radical in vitro. Science and Technology of Food Industry, 33: 366-371 (in Chinese)
  • Chen TX, Chen SL, 2012. Species composition and ecological characteristics of macrofungi in Zijin Mountain, Nanjing. Journal of Ecology and Rural Environment, 28: 373-379 (in Chinese)
  • Peng S Yang R Yan SZ Chen SL, 2012. Control effect of the antinematode endophytic bacteria and rhizosphere actinomycetes to root-knot nematodes of tomato plant. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 39: 63-69 (in Chinese)
  • Zhou SL, Zhou SL, Wang MX, Chen SL, 2011. Two Compounds from the Endophytic Colletotrichum sp. of Ginkgo biloba, Natural Product Communications, 6: 1131-1132
  • Chai XY, Chen SL, 2011. Diversity of endophytic fungi from Pteroceltis tatarinowii. Mycosystema, 30: 18-26 (in Chinese)
  • Peng S, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2011. Screening endophytic bacteria against plant-parasitic nematodes. Acta Microbiologica Sinica, 51: 368-376 (in Chinese)
  • Chai XY, Chen SL, Xu W, 2010. Using inter-simple sequence repeat markers to analyze the genetic structure of natural Pteroceltis tatarinowii populations and implications for species conservation. Plant Systematics & Evolution, 285: 65–73, DOI:10.1007/s00606-009-0256-7
  • Chen SL, Yan SZ, Li Y, 2010. An annotated checklist of Myxomycetes from Tibet, China, Mycosystema, 29(6): 845-851
  • Yan SZ, Liu QS, Chen SL, Li Y, 2010. Notes on Myxomycetes from Qinghai, China,Mycosystema, 29(6): 852-856
  • Dai Q, Chen SL, Chen P, Xu MQ, Zhou SL, 2010. A preliminary report on myxomycetes from Guizhou Province. Guihaia, 30: 616-620 (in Chinese)
  • Cheng J, Chen SL, 2010. A study on radical scavenging ability of fermentation broth extracts of Acremonium sp. Science and Technology of Food Industry, 31: 155-157 (in Chinese)
  • Chen SL, Dai Q, Chen P, Li Y, 2009. Myxomycetes from the mid-upper reaches of Bailong River, Gansu Province, China. Mycosystema, 28: 86-91
  • Du SK, Chen SL, Lin D, Wu MQ, Wang MX, 2009. Diversity of endophytic fungi in leaves of Ginkgo biloba. Mycosystema, 28: 504-511 (in Chinese)
  • Xie H, Chen SL, Yao HQ, Wu MQ, Wang MX, 2009. In vitro anti-lipid peroxidation and red blood cell protecting effects of fermentation broth extract produced by endophytic Chaetomium globosum from Eucommia ulmoides. Food Science, 30: 355-359 (in Chinese)
  • Xie H, Chen SL, 2009. Antioxidant activity of endophytic Chaetomium globosum from Eucommia ulmoides. Mycosystema, 28: 591-596 (in Chinese)
  • Shen P, Yan SZ, Chen SL, Cui XC, Li L, 2008. Growth promotion and control for blight of endophytic bacterium with ACC deaminase in capsicum. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 35: 28-35 (in Chinese)
  • Shi JQ, Zhou SL, Wang MX, Chen SL, 2007. Preliminary study on antioxidativity of endophytic fungi isolated from Sophora japonica L. Food Science, 28: 250-253 (in Chinese)
  • Wang MX, Chen SL, Huo J, 2004. A preliminary study on an endophytic fungus isolate from Ginkgo biloba and its flavone-like products. Industrial Microbiology, 34: 15-18 (in Chinese)
  • Wang Q, Li Y, Chen SL, 2004. New records of Liceales from China. Mycotaxon, 90: 437-446
  • Yamamoto Y, Chen SL, Degawa Y, Hagiwara H, 2002. Myxomycetes from Yunnan Province, China. Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. B, 28: 61-76
  • Chen SL, Li Y, 2000. Taxonomic studies on Physarum from China. III. Unusual species scattered in several provinces. Mycosystema, 19: 328-335
  • Yu ZH, Zhuang WY, Chen SL, Decock C, 2000. Preliminary survey of Discomycetes from the Changbai Mountains, China. Mycotaxon, 75: 395-408
  • Yamamoto Y, Chen SL, Hagiwara H, 2000. Myxomycetes from Yunnan Province, China, collected in 1998. Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. B, 26: 15-21
  • Chen SL, 1999. Fungal flora of tropical Guangxi, China: A survey of myxomycetes from southwestern Guangxi. Mycotaxon, 72: 393-401
  • Chen SL, Li Y, Li HZ, 1999. Taxonomic studies on Physarum from China. II. new and rare species from Xinjiang. Mycosystema, 18: 343-347
  • Chen SL, Li Y, 1998. Taxonomic studies on Physarum from China. I. Three new species from northeastern China. Mycosystema, 17: 289-293
  • Li HZ, Li Y, Chen SL, 1993. Myxomycetes from China XI. A new species of Craterium. Mycosystema, 6: 113-115
  • Li Y, Chen SL, Li HZ, 1993. Myxomycetes from China X. Additions and notes to Trichiaceae from China, Mycosystema, 6:107-112
  • Li Y, Chen SL, Li HZ, 1992. Myxomycetes from China VIII. The genus Oligonema, new to China. Mycosystema 5:171-174
  • Li Y, Li HZ, Chen SL, 1992. Myxomycetes from China IX. A new species of Trichia. Mycosystema, 5: 175-178

Chapters in Scholarly Books

Chen SL, 2013. Medicinal Myxomycetes of China. pp. 784-821. In Wu XL et al. Medicinal Fungi of China. Science Press. Beijing. pp. 1-923 (in Chinese)

Li Y, Li HZ, Wang Q, Chen SL, 2008. Flora Fungorum Sinicorum. Myxomycetes I. Physarales, Stemonitales. Science Press. Beijing. pp. 1-204. (in Chinese)

Li Y, Li HZ, Wang Q, Chen SL, 2008. Flora Fungorum Sinicorum. Myxomycetes II. Ceratiomyxales, Echinosteliales, Liceales, Trichiales. Science Press. Beijing. pp. 1-238. (in Chinese)

Chen SL (2005) Myxomycetes. pp.5-11. In Zhuang, W.-Y. (ed.) Fungi of Northwestern China. Mycotaxon Ltd. Ithaca. pp. 1-430


Chen SL, Huang Z, Yan SZ, 2016. Utilization of producing anthraquinones from a strain of Acremonium cucurbitacearum. China, ZL 201410144833.5

Chen SL, Qi SS, Yan SZ, 2016. Preparation and properties of a kind of water-soluble hypocrellin loaded poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles. China, ZL 201410198946.3

Chen SL, Zhang L, Yan SZ, 2014. A strain of Shewanella putrefaciens and its application in the treatment of organic waste. China, ZL 201210383497.0

Chen SL, Bao YC, Yan SZ, 2013. Industrial production method of bio-fertilizer inoculation agent to manure for shard. China, ZL201110086725.3

Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2012. A strain of Bacillus subtilis and its application in the treatment of dairy farm liquid waste. China, ZL 201110175202.6

Chen SL, Yan SZ, Jiang LJ, 2011. A production method of compound microbial inoculum. China, ZL 200910029205.1 


Li Y, Wang Q, Chen SL, Liu SY, Li HZ, 2007. Systematic Studies on Representative Taxa of Myxomycetes. The second Prize of National Nature Science Award of China (2007-Z-105-2-02-R03)

Li Y, Wang Q, Chen SL, Liu SY, Li HZ, 2002. Taxonomic Studies on Important Taxa of Myxomycetes. The first prize of Science and Technology Progress Award of Jilin Province (0210203)

Academic Title

Vice President of Mycological Society of China, 2011ff

Associate Editor-in-Chief of Mycosystema, 2009-ff

Editorial Board Member of Biodiversity Science, 20042008; 2014-ff

Editorial Advisory Board Member of Journal of Fungal Research, 2004ff


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