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Zhunan Gong Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Structure of natural products and their Biological function mechanism.
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural medicine resources and their quality.

Educational Background

Post PhD, Natural Products, Nanjing University(2001).

PhD, Pharmacognosy, China Pharmaceutical University (1999)

Visitor researcher, Medicine, Medical Univ. of Toyama, Japan (1997)          

MS, Botany, Nanjing Normal University (1987)  

BA, Biological Science, Nanjing Normal University (1984 ) 

Research Projects

  • 2012.10-present The synthesis of royal jelly and product development 
  • 2009.01-2011.12 edible fungus functional component extraction, separation and efficient use of Technology Research (2008BADA1B06) 
  • 2008-2010  The formulation of sulfadoxine API production process and quality standard

Journal Articles(recently)

  • Yue J, Gang W, Ying G Minjie X, Zhunan G. Synthesis, Anti-tumor and Anti-angiogenic Activity Evaluations of Asiatic Acid Amino Acid Derivatives. Molecules, 2015, 20(4):7309-7324.
  • Xu, GL; Du, YF; Cheng, J; Huan, L; Chen, SC; Wei, SH; Gong, ZN(reprint author); Cai, J; Qiu, T; Wu, H; Sun, T; Inhibition of inflammatory mediators contributes to the anti-inflammatory activity of  KYKZL-1 via MAPK and NF-κB pathway, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 272 (2013) 221–229
  • Chunyun Li, Hui Zhang,*a Ping Wu,a Zhunan Gong, Guanglin Xub and Chenxin Cai*   Electrochemical detection of extracellular hydrogen peroxide released from RAW 264.7 murine macrophage cells based on horseradish peroxidase–hydroxyapatite nanohybrids , Analyst, 2011, 136, 1116
  • Jie Song, Yue Dai,Difei Bian,1 Haofang Zhang, Xianxiang Xu, Yufeng Xia,and Zhunan Gong  Madecassoside Induces Apoptosis of Keloid Fibroblasts Via a Mitochondrial-Dependent Pathway, DRUG DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH 72 : 315–322 (2011)
  • Jie Song , Huan Xu , Qian Lu, Zhao Xu, Difei Bian, Yufeng Xia, Zhifeng Wei,
  • Zhunan Gong, Yue Dai ,Madecassoside suppresses migration of fibroblasts from keloids: involvement of p38 kinase and PI3K signaling pathways, Burns 3 8 ( 2 0 1 2 ) 6 7 7 – 6 8 4
  • Difei Bian, Mei Liu, Ying Li, Yufeng Xia, Zhunan Gong, and Yue Dai
  • Madecassoside, a Triterpenoid Saponin Isolated from Centella asiatica Herbs, Protects Endothelial Cells Against Oxidative Stress, J BIOCHEM MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY Volume 26, Number 10:399-406, 2012
  • Bin Huang, Yeting Chen, Fengyu Tong, Zhunan Gong, Zuhong Lu, Xiaobo Wang, Chun Mao3, and Jian She, 1Modification of Hydrophilic Property of Polypropylene Fiber Film with Water-Soluble Chitosan for Improvement of Blood Compatibility, Advanced Science Letters Vol. 5, 1–5, 2012 
  • Zhi-Bing Shi,  Dan Zhao,  Yan-Yan Huang,  Yun Du,  Xiang-Rong Cao,  Zhu-Nan Gong,Rui Zhao,  and Jian-Xin Li  Discovery, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Small-Molecule Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 Inhibitors,Chem. Pharm. Bull. 60(12) 1574–1580 ,2012


Essentials of Biochemistry

molecular biology

Plant chemical classification

Color atlas of 4. Compendium of Materia Medica


Chinese medicinal herb antistaling agent for ZL200810243191.9 stem vegetables (2010)

A mistletoe polysaccharide and its preparation and use of ZL 200910025037.9 (2011)

A synthetic trans resveratrol method ZL 200910025036.4 (2011)

A Osteopractic and Salvia miltiorrhiza medicinal composition and application of ZL 200910025035 (2012)

A 3- oxygen generation of oleanolic acid crystal and cultivation method of ZL2011 10083871 (2012)

A method of synthesis of hawthorn acid ZL 201010561826.9 (2013)

A method for the synthesis of 10- hydroxy -2- arachidonic acid ZL 201310077254.9 (2014)

Honors and Awards

Teaching reform and practice of medicinal plants  National Educational Achievement Award(1999, 3/5)

Academic Title

Professor of bio-pharmacy

Vice director, the national Center for biological teaching and research

Vice president of Society of Biochemistry and molecular biology of Jiangsu Province


Tel: 86-25-85891736