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Faculty

Yijun Dai Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Biodegradation
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Educational Background

PhD, Microbiology, Nanjing Normal University (2005)

MA, Botany, Nanjing Normal University (1997)

BA, Biology, Nanjing Normal University (1994)

Research Projects

  • The key enzymes and regulation mechanism on bacterial metabolism of neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid via hydroxylation and nitroreduction pathways, the National Science Foundation of China (31570104), 2016-2019

Journal Articles

  • Lu TQ, Mao SY, Sun SL, Yang WL, Ge F*, Dai YJ* (2016) Regulation of hydroxylation and nitroreduction pathways during metabolism of the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid by Pseudomonas putida. J Agric Food Chem 64 (24): 4866–4875
  • Sun SL, Lu TQ, Yang WL, Guo JJ, Rui X, Mao SY, Zhou LY, Dai YJ* (2016) Characterization of a versatile nitrile hydratase of the neonicotinoid thiacloprid-degrading bacterium Ensifer meliloti CGMCC 7333. RSC Adv 6: 15501–15508
  • Zhou LY, Zhang LJ*, Sun SL, Ge F, Mao SY, Ma Y, Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Yuan S (2014) Degradation of the neonicotinoid insecticide acetamiprid via the N-carbamoylimine derivate (IM-1-2) mediated by the nitrile hydratase of the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Ensifer meliloti CGMCC 7333. J Agric Food Chem 62(41): 9957-9964
  • Ge F, Zhou LY, Wang Y, Ma Y, Zhai S, Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Yuan S (2014) Hydrolysis of the neonicotinoid insecticide thiacloprid by the N2-fixing bacterium Ensifer meliloti CGMCC 7333. Int Biodeter Biodegr 93:10-17
  • Ma Y, Zhai S, Mao SY, Sun SL, Wang Y, Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Yuan S (2014) Co-metabolic transformation of the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid by the new soil isolate Pseudoxanthomonas indica CGMCC 6648. J Environ Sci Health, Part B: Pestic Food Contam Agric Wastes 49(9): 661-670
  • Zhou GC, Wang Y, Ma Y, Zhai S, Zhou LY, Dai YJ*, Yuan S (2014) The metabolism of neonicotinoid insecticide thiamethoxam by soil enrichment cultures, and the bacterial diversity and plant growth promoting properties of the cultured isolates. J Environ Sci Health, Part B: Pestic Food Contam Agric Wastes 49(6): 381-390
  • Zhou GC, Wang Y, Zhai S, Ge F, Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Yuan S, Hou JY (2013) Biodegradation of the neonicotinoid insecticide thiamethoxam by the nitrogen-fixing and plant-growth-promoting rhizobacterium Ensifer adhaerens strain TMX-23. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97(9): 4065–4074
  • Liu ZH, Cao YM, Zhou QW, Guo K, Ge F*, Hou JY, Hu SY, Yuan S, Dai YJ* (2013) Acrylamide biodegradation ability and plant growth-promoting properties of Variovorax boronicumulans CGMCC 4969. Biodegradation 24: 855–864
  • Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Huan Y, Liu ZX, Sun Lei, Zhou QW, Zhang WJ, Sang Q, Wei H, Yuan S* (2013) Different utilizable substrates have different effects on cometabolic fate of imidacloprid in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97: 6537–6547
  • Liu ZH, Cao YM, Dai YJ, Ni JP, Wei H, Yuan S (2013) Pretreatment with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia CGMCC 1.1788 increased the aphicidal activity of imidacloprid. J Pestic Sci 38(3): 139–143 
  • Zhang HJ, Zhou QW, Zhou GC, Cao YM, Dai YJ*, Ji WW, Shang GD, Yuan S* (2012) Biotransformation of the neonicotinoid insecticide thiacloprid by bacterium Variovorax boronicumulans strain J1 and mediation of the major metabolic pathway by nitrile hydratase. J Agric Food Chem 60 (1): 153–159
  • Liu ZH, Dai YJ*, Huang GD, Gu YY, Ni JP, Wei H, Yuan S* (2011) Soil microbial degradation of neonicotinoid insecticides imidacloprid, acetamiprid, thiacloprid and imidaclothiz and its effect on the persistence of bioefficacy against horsebean aphid Aphis craccivora Koch after soil application. Pest Manag Sci 67 (10): 1245-1252
  • Dai YJ, Zhao YJ, Zhang WJ, Yu CG, Ji WW, Xu WP, Ni JP, Yuan S* (2010) Biotransformation of thianicotinyl neonicotinoid insecticides: Diverse molecular substituents response to metabolism by bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia CGMCC 1.1788. Bioresource Technol 101: 3838-3843
  • Dai YJ, Ji WW, Chen T, Zhang WJ, Liu ZH, Ge F, Yuan S* (2010) Metabolism of the neonicotinoid insecticides acetamiprid and thiacloprid by the yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa Strain IM-2. J Agric Food Chem 58: 2419–2425
  • Zhao YJ, Dai YJ, Yu CG, Luo J, Xu WP, Ni JP Yuan S* (2009) Hydroxylation of thiacloprid by bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia CGMCC1.1788. Biodegradation 20: 761-768
  • Chen T, Dai YJ (co-first author), Ding JF, Yuan S*, Ni JP (2008) N-demethylation of neonicotinoid insecticide acetamiprid by bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia CGMCC 1.1788. Biodegradation 19: 651-658
  • Dai YJ, Chen T, Ge F, Huan Y, Yuan S*, Zhu FF (2007) Enhanced hydroxylation of imidacloprid by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia upon addition of sucrose. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74: 995-1000
  • Dai YJ, Yuan S*, Ge F, Chen T, Xu SC, Ni JP (2006) Microbial hydroxylation of imidacloprid for synthesis of highly insecticidal olefin imidacloprid. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 71: 927-934

Contact

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E-mail: daiyijun@njnu.edu.cn