Welcome to the Pear Genome Project  


Genome, transcriptome, miRNA, proteome

  1. Wu J, Wang ZW, Shi ZB, Zhang S, Ming R, Zhu SL.......Zhang S-L*. 2013. The genome of the pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.). Genome Research 23(2):396-408. doi:10.1101/gr.144311.112; pmid:23149293 (IF:14.397, 2013)
  2. Shi Dongqing, Tang Chao, Wang Runze, GU Chao, Wu Xiao, Hu Shi, Jiao Jin, Zhang Shaoling*. Transcriptome and phytohormone analysis reveals a comprehensive phytohormone and pathogen defence response in pear self-/cross-pollination. Plant Cell Reports, 2017:1-15.(IF=3.0)
  3. Zhu Yangfan, Su Jun, Yao Gaifang, Liu Hainan, GuChao, Qin Mengfan, Bai Bing, CaiShaoshuai, Wang Guoming, Wang Runze, Shu Qun, Wu Jun*. Different light-response patterns of coloration and related gene expression in red pears (Pyrus L.). Scientia Horticulturae,229 (2018): 240-251(IF=1.538)
  4. Zhang, M. Y., Xue, C., Xu, L., Sun, H., Qin, M. F., Zhang, S., & Wu, J. (2016). Distinct transcriptome profiles reveal gene expression patterns during fruit development and maturation in five main cultivated species of pear (Pyrus L.). Scientific Reports, 6. DOI: 10.1038/srep28130 .
  5. Qi XX, Wu J*, Wang LF, Li LT, Cao YF, Tian LM, Dong XG, Zhang SL*. 2013. Identifying the candidate genes involved in the calyx abscission process of ’Kuerlexiangli’ (Pyrus sinkiangensis Yu) by digital transcript abundance measurements. BMC genomics 14(1):727. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-727; pmid:24152304 (IF:4.397, 2013)
  6. Wu J*, Wang DF, Liu YF, Wang L, Qiao X, Zhang SL*. 2014. Identification of miRNAs involved in pear fruit development and quality. BMC Genomics 15:953. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-953 (IF:4.041, 2014)
  7. Yang YN, Yao GF, Yue WQ, Zhang SL, Wu J*. 2015. Transcriptome profiling reveals differential gene expression in proanthocyanidin biosynthesis associated with red/green skin color mutant of pear (*Pyrus communis* L.). Front. Plant Sci. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00795 (IF:3.948, 2015)
  8. Li JM, Huang XS, Li LT, Zheng DM, Xue C, Zhang SL, Wu J*. 2015. Proteome analysis of pear reveals key genes associated with fruit development and quality. Planta. doi:10.1007/s00425-015-2263-y (IF:3.376, 2014)
  9. Zhang QJ, Tao ST, Li M, Qi XX, Wu J, Yin H, Deng JL, Zhang SL*. 2015. Identification of differentially expressed genes using digital gene expression profiles in Pyrus pyrifolia Nakai cv. Hosui bud release following early defoliation. Tree Genetics & Genomes. April 2015. doi:10.1007/s11295-015-0858-x (IF:2.435, 2014)
  10. Zhou HS, Yin H, Chen J, Liu X, Gao YB, Wu JY*, Zhang SL*. 2015. Gene-expression profile of developing pollen tube of Pyrus bretschneideri. Gene Expression Patterns, 4 November 2015. doi:10.1016/j.gep.2015.10.004 (IF:1.380, 2015)
  11. Wei S, Tao S, Qin G, et al. Transcriptome profiling reveals the candidate genes associated with aroma metabolites and emission of pear (Pyrus ussuriensis cv.)[J]. Scientia Horticulturae, 2016, 206: 33-42.
  12. Zhou, H., Yin, H., Chen, J., Liu, X., Gao, Y., Wu, J., & Zhang, S. (2016). Gene-expression profile of developing pollen tube of Pyrus bretschneideri. Gene Expression Patterns, 20(1), 11-21.

Molecular markers and genetic maps

  1. Xue Lei,Liu Qingwen, Qin Mengfan, Zhang Mingyue, Wu Xiao, Wu Jun*. Genetic variation and population structure of “Zangli” pear landraces in Tibet revealed by SSR markers. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 2017, 13(1):26.(IF=2.014)
  2. Li Leiting, Deng.Cecilia H., Knabel.Mareike, Chagne.David, Kumar.Satish, Sun Jiangmei, Zhang Shaoling, Wu Jun*, Integrated high-density consensus genetic map of Pyrus and anchoring of the ’Bartlett’ v1.0 (Pyruscommunis) genome. DNA RESEARCH, 2017,24(3):289-301(IF=5.524)
  3. Wu J, Li LT, Li M, Khan MA, Li XG, Chen H, Yin H, Zhang SL*. 2014. High-density genetic linkage map construction and identification of fruit-related QTLs in pear using SNP and SSR markers. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/eru311; pmid:25129128 (IF:5.794)
  4. Liu QW, Song Y, Liu L, Zhang MY, Sun JM, Zhang SL, Wu J*. Genetic diversity and population structure of pear (Pyrus spp.) collections revealed by a set of core genome-wide SSR markers. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 14 November 2015. doi:10.1007/s11295-015-0953-z (IF:2.451, 2015)
  5. Sun JM, Yin H, Li LT, Song Y, Fan L, Zhang SL, Wu J*. 2015. Evaluation of new IRAP markers of pear and their potential application in differentiating bud sports and other Rosaceae species. Tree Genetics & Genomes. February 2015. doi:10.1007/s11295-015-0849-y (IF:2.435, 2014)
  6. Chen H, Song Y, Li LT, Khan MA, Li XG, Korban SS, Wu J*, Zhang SL*. 2014. Construction of a High-density simple sequence repeat consensus genetic map for pear (Pyrus spp.). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. doi: 10.1007/s11105-014-0745-x (IF:2.374, 2014)
  7. Zhang MY, Fan L, Liu QZ, Song Y, Wei SW, Zhang SL, Wu J*. 2014. A Novel Set of EST-Derived SSR Markers for Pear and Cross-Species Transferability in Rosaceae. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 32(1):290-302. doi: 10.1007/s11105-013-0638-4 (IF:2.374, 2014)
  8. Fan L, Zhang MY, Liu QZ, Li LT, Song Y, Wang LF, Zhang S-L and Wu J*. 2013. Transferability of Newly Developed Pear SSR Markers to Other Rosaceae Species. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 31(6):1271-1282. doi:10.1007/s11105-013-0586-z (IF:2.374, 2014)
  9. Zhang RP, Wu J*, Li XG, Khan MA, Chen H, Korban SS, Zhang SL*. 2013. An AFLP, SRAP, and SSR Genetic Linkage Map and Identification of QTLs for Fruit Traits in Pear (Pyrus L.). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 31(3):678-687. doi:10.1007/s11105-012-0544-1 (IF:2.374, 2014)
  10. Song Y, Fan L, Chen H, Zhang MY, Ma QQ, Zhang SL, Wu J*. 2014. Identifying genetic diversity and a preliminary core collection of Pyrus pyrifolia cultivars by a genome-wide set of SSR markers. Scientia Horticulturae, 167(6):5-16. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2013.12.005 (IF:1.504, 2014)

Gene family, transposable elements and molecular cloning

  1. Yao Gaifang, Ming Meiling,Allan.Andrew C., Gu Chao, Li Leiting, Wu Xiao, Wang Runze, Chang Yaojun, Qi Kaijie, Zhang Shaoling, Wu Jun*.Map-based cloning of the pear gene MYB114 identifies an interaction with other transcription factors to coordinately regulate fruit anthocyanin biosynthesis,PLANT JOURNAL,2017,92:437-451. (IF=6.371)
  2. Jiao Jin, Liu Xing, Wu Juyou, Xu Guohua*, Zhang Shaoling*. Characterization of the MAPK gene family and PbrMAPK13 response to hormone and temperature stresses via different expression pattern in chinese white pear (Pyrusbretschneideri) pollen. Journal of the american society for horticultural science. 2017.142(3):1-12.(IF: 1.383)
  3. Wang Runze, Ming Meiling, Li Jiaming, Shi Dongqing, Qiao Xin, Li Leiting, Zhang Shaoling, Wu Jun*. Genome-wide identification of the MADS-box transcription factor family in pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) reveals evolution and functional divergence. Peerj, 2017, 5:e3776. (IF=2.354)
  4. Li Jiaming, Qin Mengfan, Qiao Xin, Cheng Yinsheng, Li Xiaolong, Zhang Huping, Wu Jun. A new insight into evolution and functional divergence of SWEET transporters in Chinese white pear (Pyrus bretschneideri). Plant and Cell Physiology, 2017,DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcx025 (IF=4.760)
  5. SunJiangmei#, LiLeiting#, WangPeng, Zhang Shaoling, Wu Juyou*,Genome-wide characterization, evolution, and expression analysis of the leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein kinase (LRR-RLK) gene family in Rosaceae genomes,BMC GENOMICS,2017,18(1):763.(IF=4.284)
  6. Gu Chao*, Guo Zhihua ,Hao Pingping ,Wang Guoming ,Jin Ziming, Zhang Shaoling *.Multiple regulatory roles of AP2/ERF transcription factor in angiosperm. Botanical Studies.2017,58:6 .(IF=1.452)
  7. Liang Yu, Jiaming Li, Leiting Li, Yuhua Huang, Xiaolong Li, Xin Qiao, Xing Liu & Jun Wu. Characterisation of the whole-genome wide hexokinase gene family unravels the functional divergence in pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.). The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, 2017, DOI: 10.1080/14620316.2017.1362961
  8. Cheng Rui# , Zhang Hu Ping #,Cheng Yinsheng , Wang Yingzhen ,Wang Guoming,Zhang Shaoling*.In silico and expression analysis of the tonoplast monosaccharide transporter (TMT) gene family in Pyrus bretschneideri.The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology,2017:1462-0316(IF=0.667)
  9. Zhao Z, Wang P, Jiao H, Tang C, Liu X, Jing Y, Zhang S, Wu J (2017) Phylogenetic and expression analysis of the magnesium transporter family in pear, and functional verification of PbrMGT7 in pear pollen. J Hortic Sci Biotech 2017:1338923
  10. Qi Xiaoxiao, Hu Shi,Zhou Hongsheng,Liu Xing,Wang Lifen,Zhao Biying,Huang Xiaosan*, ShaolingZhang*.A MADS-box transcription factor of ‘Kuerlexiangli’(Pyrussinkiangensis Yu) PsJOINTLESS gene functions in floral organ abscission.Gene,2018,642:163–171.(IF=2.415)
  11. Liu Xing, Zhang Huping, Jiao Huijun, Li Leiting, Qiao Xing, Fabrice Musana Rwalinda, Wu Juyou*, Zhang Shaoling*. Expansion and evolutionary patterns ofcysteine-rich peptides in plants.BMC Genomics. 2017 ,18(1):610(IF=4.284)
  12. Wang Guoming,Gu Chao, Qiao Xin, Zhao Biying, Ke Yaqi, Guo Bingbing, Hao Pingping, Qi Kaijie, Zhang Shaoling*.Characteristic of pollen tube that grew into self style in pear cultivar and parent assignment for cross-pollination.ScientiaHorticulturae,2017, 216: 226-233.(IF=1.883)
  13. Wang Peng#, Liu Zhe#, Cao Peng, Liu Xueying, Wu Xiaoping, Qi Kaijie, Zhang Shaoling*, Wu Juyou *.PbCOL8 is a Clock-Regulated Flowering Time Repressor in Pear.Tree Genetics & Genomes . 2017.13(5):107. (IF=2.014)
  14. Kou Xiaobing, Qi Kaijie, Qiao Xin, Yin Hao, Liu Xing, Zhang Shaoling*, Wu Juyou*. Evolution, expression analysis, and functional verification of Catharanthus roseus RLK1-like kinase (CrRLK1L) family proteins in pear (Pyrus bretchneideri). Genomics, 2017.(IF=2.8)
  15. Yin, Hao; Wu, Xiao; Shi, Dongqing; Chen, Yangyang; Qi, Kaijie; Ma, Zhengqiang; Zhang, Shaoling*. TGTT and AACA: two transcriptionally active LTR retrotransposon subfamilies with a specific LTR structure and horizontal transfer in four Rosaceae species. MOBILE DNA. 2017 , 8 (1) :14 (IF=3.226)
  16. Chen, J., Jing, Y., Zhang, X., Li, L., Wang, P., Zhang, S., ... & Wu, J. (2016). Evolutionary and Expression Analysis Provides Evidence for the Plant Glutamate-like Receptors Family is Involved in Woody Growth-related Function. Scientific Reports, 6.
  17. Li JM, Zheng DM, Li LT, Qiao X, Wei SW, Bai B, Zhang SL, Wu J*. Genome-Wide Function, Evolutionary Characterization and Expression Analysis of Sugar Transporter Family Genes in Pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd). Plant Cell and Physiology 2015. doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv090; pmid:26079674 (IF:4.931, 2015)
  18. Yin H, Du JC, Li LT, Jin C, Fan L, Li M, Wu J, Zhang SL*. 2014. Comparative Genomic Analysis Reveals Multiple Long Terminal Repeats, Lineage-specific Amplification and Frequent Inter-element Recombination for Cassandra Retrotransposon in Pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.). Genome biology and evolution 6 (6):1423-1436. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu114; pmid: 24899073 (IF:4.532, 2014)
  19. Li M, Li L, Dunwell JM, Qiao X, Liu X, Zhang SL*. 2014. Characterization of the lipoxygenase (LOX) gene family in the Chinese white pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) and comparison with other members of the Rosaceae. BMC Genomics 15:444. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-444; pmid: 24906560 (IF:4.041, 2014)
  20. Huang, X., Li, K., Xu, X., Yao, Z., Jin, C., & Zhang, S. (2015). Genome-wide analysis of WRKY transcription factors in white pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) reveals evolution and patterns under drought stress. BMC genomics, 16(1), 1.
  21. Qiao X, Meng Li M, Li L, Yin H, Wu JY, Zhang SL*. 2015. Genome-wide identification and comparative analysis of the heat shock transcription factor family in Chinese white pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) and five other Rosaceae species. BMC Plant Biology 15:12. doi:10.1186/s12870-014-0401-5 (IF:3.942, 2014)
  22. Yang YN, Yao GF, Zheng DM, Zhang SL, Wang C, Zhang MY, Wu J*. 2014. Expression differences of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes reveal regulation patterns for red pear coloration. Plant Cell Reporters. doi:10.1007/s00299-014-1698-0; pmid:25323492 (IF:2.936, 2014)
  23. Zhou, H., Qi, K., Liu, X., Yin, H., Wang, P., Chen, J., ... & Zhang, S. (2016). Genome-wide identification and comparative analysis of the cation proton antiporters family in pear and four other Rosaceae species. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 1-16.
  24. Chen JQ, Yin H, Gu JP, Li LT, Liu Z, Jiang XT, Zhou HS, Wei SW, Zhang SL*, Wu JY*. 2014. Genomic characterization, phylogenetic comparison and differential expression of the cyclic nucleotide-gated channels gene family in pear (Pyrus bretchneideri Rehd.). Genomics 2014-11-22. doi:10.1016/j.ygeno.2014.11.006 (IF:2.793, 2014)
  25. Wu J*, Zhao G, Yang YN, Le WQ, Khan MA, Zhang SL, Gu C, Huang WJ. 2013. Identification of differentially expressed genes related to coloration in red/green mutant pear (Pyrus communis L.). Tree Genetics & Genomes 9(1):75-83. doi:10.1007/s11295-012-0534-3 (IF:2.435)
  26. Yang YN, Zhao G, Yue WQ, Zhang SL, Gu C, Wu J*. 2013. Molecular cloning and gene expression differences of the anthocyanin biosynthesis-related genes in the red/green skin color mutant of pear (Pyrus communis L.). Tree Genetics & Genomes 9(5):1351-1360. doi:10.1007/s11295-013-0644-6 (IF:2.435)
  27. Chen JQ, Li XY, Wang DQ, Li LT, Zhou HS, Liu Z, Wu J, Wang P, Jiang XT, Fabrice MR, Zhang SL*, Wu JY*. 2015. Identification and testing of reference genes for gene expression analysis in pollen of Pyrus bretschneideri. Scientia Horticulturae, 190, 43-56. doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2015.04.010 (IF:1.504, 2014)
  28. Ma, C., Zhang, H., Li, J., Tao, S., Qiao, X., Korban, S. S., ... & Wu, J. (2016). Genome-wide analysis and characterization of molecular evolution of the HCT gene family in pear (Pyrus bretschneideri). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 1-20.
  29. Wang, L., Qi, X., Yang, Y., & Zhang, S. (2016). Molecular characterization and expression pattern of sorbitol transporter gene PbSOT2 in Pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.) fruit. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 96(1), 128-137.


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