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Yanzhen Mei Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Synthetic biology
  • Biorenewables
  • Biocatalysis and biotransformation

Educational Background

Ph.D, biochemical engineering, Nanjing University of Technology (2007)

BA, biochemical engineering,Three Geoges University (2001)

Research Projects

  • Preliminary Study on the Physiological Function and Biosynthesis of a Polyester Produced by Pseudomonas Fragi based on Genome and Differential Proteomic Analysis. 211100B3133. 2014.01-2016.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China.
  • The synthetic study on the polyester produced by Pseudomonas fragi based on differential proteomics analysis. 211100BC136. 2014.01-2016.12. Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China, Chinese Ministry of Education.
  • The Study on evolution of Pseudomonas based on genome sequence 2015,01-2017.12,. the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions.
  • Diffential proteomics of the polyertser from Pseudomonas fragi. 111100B3113. 2013.09-2015.12 Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province.

Journal Articles

  • YZ Mei, RX Liu, DP Wang, X Wang , CC Dai. Biocatalysis and biotransformation of resveratrol in microorganisms. Biotechnology Letters. 2015, 37(1):9-18. 
  • YZ Mei, PW Huang, Y Liu, W He, WW Fang. Cold stress promoting a psychrotolerant bacterium Pseudomonas fragi P121 producing trehalose. World Journal of Microbiology and biotechnology. 2016, 32:134.
  • YZ Mei, YR Chen, RY Zhai, Y Liu. Cloning, purification and biochemical properties of a thermostable pectinase from  Bacillus  halodurans. Journal of Molecular  Catalysis  B:  Enzymatic, 94: 77–81, 2013. 
  • YZ Mei, Y Sun, JR He, Q Wang, WL Shao. Genome Sequences of Pseudomonas fragi A22 and B25. Journal of Bacteriology, 194(12):3276-3277,2012. 
  • YZ Mei, BF He, PK Ouyang. Screening and Distributed Features of Bacteria with Hydantoinase and Carbamoylase. Microbiological research. 2009, 164, 322-329,2009. 
  • YZ Mei, YM Wan,BF He, HJ Ying,PK Ouyang. New gene cluster from thermophile Bacillus fordii MH602 for conversion of DL-5-substituted hydantoins to L-amino acids. Journal of microbiology and biotechnology, 19(12):1497-1505,2009. 
  • YZ Mei, BF He,PK Ouyang. Enzymatic Production of L-Amino Acids from the Corresponding DL-5-Substituted Hydantoins by Bacillus fordii MH602. World journal of microbiology & biotechnology,24:375–381,2008. 


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