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97. Xu, F., Butler, R., May, K., Rexhepaj, M., Yu, D., Zi, J., Chen, Y., Liang, Y., Zeng, J., Hevel, J.,* Zhan, J.* (2019): Modified substrate specificity of a methyltransferase domain by protein insertion into an adenylation domain of the bassianolide synthetase  Journal of Biological Engineering (in press).

96Fidan, O., Yan, R., Zhu, D., Zhan, J.* (2019): Improved production of antifungal angucycline Sch47554 by manipulating three regulatory genes in Streptomyces sp. SCC-2136. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry (online). Link

Yuan, H., Wang, H., Fidan, O., Qin, Y., Xiao, G.,* Zhan, J.* (2019): Identification of new glutamate decarboxylases from Streptomyces for efficient production of γ-aminobutyric acid in engineered Escherichia coli. Journal of Biological Engineering 13, 24. Link

. Zeng, J.,* Zhan, J. (2019): Chlorinated natural products and related halogenases. Israel Journal of Chemistry (online). Link

93. Wang, H., Huang, J., Sun, L., Xu, F., Zhang, W., Zhan, J.* (2019): An efficient process for co-production of gamma-aminobutyric acid and probiotic Bacillus subtilis cells. Food Science and Biotechnology 28, (1), 155–163. Link


92. Yan, H.,# Sun,L.,# Huang, J., Qiu, Y., Xu, F., Yan, R., Zhu, D., Wang, W.,* Zhan, J.* (2018): Identification and heterologous reconstitution of a 5-alk(en)ylresorcinol synthase from endophytic fungus Shiraia sp. Slf14. Journal of Microbiology 56, (11), 805-812. (# co-first author) Link

Sun L., Zeng, J., Cui, P., Wang, W., Yu, D., Zhan, J.* (2018): Manipulation of two regulatory genes for efficient production of chromomycins in Streptomyces reseiscleroticus. Journal of Biological Engineering 12, 9. Link

Fidan, O.,# Yan, R.,# Gladstone, G., Zhou, T., Zhu, D.,* Zhan, J.* (2018): New insights into the glycosylation steps in the biosynthesis of Sch47554 and Sch47555. ChemBioChem 19(13), 1424-1432. (# co-first author) Link


89. Xu, F.,# Napan, K.,# Zhang, S., Gladwin, T., Takemoto, J., Zhan, J.* (2017): New insights into pradimicin biosynthesis revealed by two O-methyltransferases. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 27(15), 3499–3502. (# co-first author) Link

Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Zhang, S., Zhan, J.* (2017): Decoding and reprogramming fungal iterative nonribosomal peptide synthetases. Nature Communications 8, 15349. (# co-first author) Link

Zhang, S., Qiu, Y., Kakule, T., Lu, Z., Xu, F., Lamb, J. G., Reilly, C., Zheng, Y., Sham, S. W., Wang, W.,* Xuan, L.-J., Schmidt, E., Zhan, J.* (2017): Identification of cyclic depsipeptides and their dedicated synthetase from Hapsidospora irregularis. Journal of Natural Products 80(2), 363–370. Link

86. Liu, C., Yang, N., Chen, X., Tversky, J., Zhan, J., Chehade, M., Miller, R. L., Liu, X.-M.* (2017): The flavonoid 7, 4′-dihydroxyflavone prevents dexamethasone paradoxical adverse effect on eotaxin production by human fibroblasts. Phytotherapy Research 31(3),449-458. Link


85. Xu, F., Merkley, A., Yu, D., Zhan, J.* (2016): Selective biochlorination of hydroxyquinolines by a flavin-dependent halogenase. Tetrahedron Letters 57(47), 5262–5265. Link

Sun, L.,# Wang, S.,# Zhang, S., Shao, L., Zhang, Q., Skidmore, C., Chang, C.-W., Yu, D., Zhan, J.* (2016): Characterization of three tailoring enzymes in dutomycin biosynthesis and generation of a potent antibacterial analogue. ACS Chemical Biology 11(7), 1992–2001. (# co-first author) Link

Yang, H., Peng, S., Zhang, Z., Yan, R., Wang, Y., Zhan, J., Zhu, D.* (2016): Molecular cloning, expression, and functional analysis of the copper amine oxidase gene in the endophytic fungus Shiraia sp. Slf14 from Huperzia serrata. Protein Expression & Purification 128, 8–13. Link

Sun, L., Wang, S., Zhang, S., Yu, D., Qin, Y., Huang, H., Wang, W.*, Zhan, J.* (2016): Identification of a type III polyketide synthase involved in the biosynthesis of spirolaxine. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100(16), 7103–7113. Link

Zhang, S., Wang, S., Zhan, J.* (2016): Engineered biosynthesis of medicinally important plant natural products in microorganisms. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry16(15), 1740–1754. Link


80. Fidan, O.,* Zhan, J. (2015): Recent advances in engineering yeast for pharmaceutical protein production. RSC Advances 5, 86665–86674. Link

79. Xu, F., Gage, D., Zhan, J.* (2015): Efficient production of indigoidine in Escherichia coli. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 42(8), 1149–1155. Link

78. Liu, C., Yang, N,, Song, Y., Wang, L., Zi, J., Zhang, S., Dunkin, D., Busse, P., Weir, D., Tversky, J., Miller, R. L., Goldfarb, J., Zhan, J.,* Li, X.-M.* (2015): Ganoderic acid C1 isolated from the anti-​asthma formula, ASHMI suppresses TNF-​α production by mouse macrophages and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from asthma patients. International Immunopharmacology 27(2), 224–231. Link

77. Kakule, T., Zhang, S., Zhan, J., Schmidt, E.* (2015): Biosynthesis of the tetramic acids Sch210971 and Sch210972. Organic Letters 17(10), 2295–2297. Link

76. Wang, S., Zhang, S., Xiao, A., Rasmussen, M., Skidmore, C., Zhan, J.* (2015): Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for the biosynthesis of various phenylpropanoid derivatives. Metabolic Engineering 29, 153–159. Link

Combinatorial Boisynthesis

75. Zhang, S., Wang, S., Zhang, Q., Chang, C.-W. T., Zhan, J.* (2015): Three new fusidic acid derivatives and their antibacterial activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters25(9), 1920–1924. Link

74. Napan, K. L., Zhang, S., Anderson, T., Takemoto, J. Y., Zhan, J.* (2015): Three enzymes involved in the N-methylation and incorporation of the pradimicin sugar moieties.Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 25(6), 1288–1291. Link

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73. Sun, L.,# Zeng, J.,# Zhang, S., Gladwin, T., Zhan, J.* (2015): Effects of exogenous nutrients on polyketide biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99(2), 693–701. (# : equal contribution) Link


72. Yang, N., Liu, C., Wang, J., Song, Y., Zhang, S., Zi, J., Zhan, J., Masilamani, M., Cox, A., Nowak-Wegrzyn, A., Sampson, H., Li, X.* (2014): Berberine and limonin suppress IgE production by human B cell line and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from food-allergic patients. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 113(5), 556–564. Link

71. Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Shao, L., Zhan, J.* (2014): A specific cytochrome P450 hydroxylase in herboxidiene biosynthesis. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 24, 4511–4514 . (# : equal contribution) Link

70. Napan, K.,# Zhang, S.,# Morgan, W., Anderson, T., Takemoto, J. Y., Zhan, J.* (2014): Synergistic actions of tailoring enzymes in pradimicin biosynthesis. ChemBioChem15(15), 2289–2296. (# : equal contribution) Link

69. Xu, Y.,# Zhou, T.,# Zhang, S., Espinosa-Artiles, P., Wang, L., Zhang, W., Lin, M., Gunatilaka, A. A. L., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2014): Diversity-oriented combinatorial biosynthesis of benzenediol lactone scaffolds by subunit shuffling of fungal polyketide synthases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 111(34), 12354–12359. (# : equal contribution) Link; Highlighted by PNAS Commentary

68. Mei, J.,# Wang, L.,# Wang, S., Zhan, J.* (2014): Synthesis of two new hydroxylated derivatives of spironolactone by microbial transformation. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 24, 3023–3025. (# : equal contribution) Link

67. Xu, Y.,# Zhou, T.,# Espinosa-Artiles, P., Tang, Y., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2014): Insights into the biosynthesis of the phytotoxic 12-membered resorcylic acid lactones resorcylide and lasiodiplodin from heterologous production in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. ACS Chemical Biology 9(5), 1119–1127. (# : equal contribution) Link

66. Wang, S., Liu, G.,* Zhang, W., Cai, N., Cheng, C., Ji, Y., Sun, L., Zhan, J.*, Yuan, S.* (2014): Efficient glycosylation of puerarin by an organic solvent-tolerant strain ofLysinibacillus fusiformis. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 57, 42–47. Link


65. Wang, S., Zhang, S., Zhou, T., Zhan, J.* (2013): Three new resorcylic acid derivatives from Sporotrichum laxum. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 23(21), 5806–5809. Link

64. Yang, N., Liang, B., Srivastava, K., Zeng, J., Zhan, J., Brown, L., Sampson, H., Goldfarb, J., Li, X.* (2013): The Sophora flavescens flavonoid compound trifolirhizin inhibits acetylcholine induced airway smooth muscle contraction. Phytochemistry 95, 259–267. Link

63. Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Zhang, S.,# Shao, L., Wang, S., Zhan, J.* (2013): Characterization of a methyltransferase involved in herboxidiene biosynthesis. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 23(20), 5667–5670. (# : equal contribution) Link

62. Wang, S., Zhang, S., Zhou, T., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Design and application of an in vivo reporter assay for phenylalanine ammonia-lyase. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 7877–7885. Link

61. Xu, Y.#, Zhou, T.,# Zhang, S., Xuan, L.-J., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2013): Thioesterase domains of fungal nonreducing polyketide synthases act as decision gates during combinatorial biosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 (29), 10783–10791. (# : equal contribution) Link

60. Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Gage, D., Zhan, J.* (2013): Functional dissection and module swapping of fungal cyclooligomer depsipeptide synthetases. Chemical Communications 49, 6176–6178. (# : equal contribution) Link

59. Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Zi, J., Wang, S., Gage, D., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Engineered production of fungal anticancer cyclooligomer depsipeptides in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.Metabolic Engineering 18, 60–68. (# : equal contribution) Link

58. Xu, Y.,# Zhou, T.,# Zhou, Z., Su, S., Roberts, S. A., Montfort, W. R., Zeng, J., Chen, M., Zhang, W., Lin, M., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2013): Rational reprogramming of fungal polyketide first ring cyclization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 110(14), 5398–5403. (# : equal contribution) Link

57. Zeng, J., Lytle, A. K., Gage, D., Johnson, S. J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Specific chlorination of isoquinolines by a fungal flavin-dependent halogenase. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 23(4), 1001–1003. Link

56. Yu, D.,# Xu, F.,# Valiente, J., Wang, S., Zhan, J.* (2013): An indigoidine biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982 contains an unusual IndB homologue. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 40(1), 159–168. (# : equal contribution) Link

55. Ma, B., Zeng, J., Shao, L., Zhan, J.* (2013): Efficient bioconversion of quercetin into a novel glycoside by Streptomyces rimosus subsp. rimosus ATCC 10970. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 115(1), 24–26. Link


54. Zeng, J., Gage, D., Zhan, J.* (2012): Production of a new pyridine N-oxide by bioconversion with Cunninghamella echinulata var. elegans. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 114(5), 497-499. Link

53. Zi, J.,# Gladstone, S. G.,# Zhan, J.* (2012): Specific 5-hydroxylation of piperlongumine by Beauveria bassiana ATCC 7159. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry 76(8), 1565–1567. (# : equal contribution) Link

52. Yu, D., Xu, F., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2012): Type III polyketide synthases in natural product biosynthesis. IUBMB Life 64(4), 285–295. Link

51. Shao, L., Zi, J., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2012): Identification of the herboxidiene biosynthetic gene cluster in Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(6), 2034–2038. Link

50. Dimkpa, C.,* Zeng, J., McLean, J., Britt, D., Zhan, J., Anderson, A. (2012): Production of indole-3-acetic acid via the indole-3-acetamide pathway in the plant-beneficial bacterium, Pseudomonas chlororaphis O6 is inhibited by ZnO nanoparticles but enhanced by CuO nanoparticles. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(5), 1404–1410. Link

49. Zeng, J., Decker, R., Zhan, J.* (2012): Biochemical characterization of a type III polyketide biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces toxytricini. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 166, 1020–1033. Link

48. Napan, K. L., Zeng, J., Takemoto, J. Y., Zhan, J.* (2012): A key cytochrome P450 hydroxylase in pradimicin biosynthesis. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 22, 606–609. Link


47. Zi, J.,# Valiente, J.,# Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2011): Metabolism of quercetin by Cunninghamella elegans ATCC 9245. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 112(4), 360–362.(# : equal contribution) Link

46. Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2011): Characterization of a tryptophan 6-halogenase from Streptomyces toxytricini. Biotechnology Letters 33, 1607–1613. Link

45. Zeng, J., Valiente, J., Zhan, J.* (2011): Generation of two new macrolactones through sequential biotransformation of dihydroresorcylide. Natural Product Communications6(2), 223 – 226.

44. Srivastava, K., Yang, N., Chen, Y., Lopez Exposito, I., Song, Y., Goldfarb, J., Zhan, J., Sampson, H., Li, X.* (2011): Efficacy, safety and immunological actions of butanol-extracted FAHF-2 on peanut anaphylaxis. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 41(4), 582 – 591. Link

43. Zhang, J., Redman, N., Litke, A. P., Zeng, J., Zhan, J., Chan, K. Y., Chang, C. T.* (2011): Synthesis and antibacterial activity study of a novel class of cationic anthraquinone analogs. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 19, 498 – 503. Link

42. Zeng, J., Valiente, J., Zhan, J.* (2011): Specific inhibition of the halogenase for radicicol biosynthesis by bromide at the transcriptional level in Pochonia chlamydosporia.Biotechnology Letters 33, 333 – 338. Link


41. Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2010): A novel fungal flavin-dependent halogenase for natural product biosynthesis. ChemBioChem 11, 2119 – 2123. Link

40. Zhan, J.*, Wijeratne, E. M. K., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2010): Structure determination of two new monocillin I derivatives. Natural Product Communications 5, 801 – -804.

39. Yu, D.,# Zeng, J.,# Chen, D., Zhan, J.* (2010): Characterization and reconstitution of a new fungal type III polyketide synthase from Aspergillus oryzae. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 46, 575 – 580. (# : equal contribution) Link

38. Zeng, J., Yang, N., Li, X., Shami, P. J., Zhan, J.* (2010): 4'-O-Methylglycosylation of curcumin by Beauveria bassiana. Natural Product Communications 5 (1), 77 – 80.


37. Zhan, J.* (2009): Biosynthesis of bacterial aromatic polyketides. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 9, 1598 – 1610. Link

36. Zhan, J., Qiao, K., Tang, Y. (2009): Investigation of tailoring modifications in pradimicin biosynthesis. ChemBioChem 10, 1447 – 1452. Link

35. Wang, P., Zhang, W., Zhan, J., Tang, Y. (2009): Identification of OxyE as an ancillary oxygenase during tetracycline biosynthesis. ChemBioChem 10, 1544 – 1550. Link


34. Zhang, W., Watanabe, K., Cai, X.; Jung, M. E., Tang, Y.*, Zhan, J.* (2008): Identifying the minimal enzymes required for anhydrotetracycline biosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 130(19), 6068 – 6069.

33. Zhan, J., Watanabe, K., Tang, Y. (2008): Pradimicin A biosynthesis: Synergistic actions of monooxygenase and cyclases in polyketide biosynthesis. ChemBioChem 9, 1710 – -1715.

32. Ma, S. M., Zhan, J., Xie, X., Watanabe, K., Tang, Y., Zhang, W. (2008): Redirecting the cyclization steps of fungal polyketide synthase. Journal of the American Chemical Society 130, 38 – 39.

31. Zhou, H., Zhan, J., Watanabe, K., Xie, X., Tang Y. (2008): A new class of polyketide macrolactone synthase from filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 105(17), 6249 – 6254.

30. Zhan, J. and Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2008): Microbial metabolism of 1-aminoanthracene by Beauveria bassiana. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 16(9), 5085 – 5089.


29. Zhan, J., Gunaherath, G. M. K. B., Wijeratne, E. M. K., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2007): Asperpyrone D and other metabolites of the plant-associated fungal strain Aspergillus tubingensis. Phytochemistry 68(3), 368 – 372.

28. Zhan, J., Burns, A. M., Liu, M. X., Faeth, S. H., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2007): Search for cell motility and angiogenesis inhibitors with potential anticancer activity: beauvericin and other constituents of two endophytic strains of Fusarium oxysporum. Journal of Natural Products 70(2), 227 – 232.

27. Zhang, W., Wilke, B. I., Zhan, J., Watanabe, K., Boddy, C. N., Tang, Y. (2007): A new mechanism for benzopyrone formation in aromatic polyketide biosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 9304 – 9305.

26. Ma, S. M., Zhan, J., Watanabe, K., Xie, X., Zhang, W., Wang, C. C., Tang, Y. (2007): Enzymatic synthesis of novel polyketides using PKS4 from Gibberella Fujikuroi. Journal of the American Chemical Society 129(35), 10642 – 10643.

25. Xu, Y., Zhan, J., Wijeratne E. M. K., Burns, A. M., Gunatilaka, A.A. L., Molnar, I. (2007): Cytotoxic and anti-haptotactic beauvericin analogs from precursor-directed biosynthesis with the insect pathogen Beauveria bassiana ATCC7159. Journal of Natural Products 70(9), 1467 – 1471.


24. Zhang, H., Zhan, J., Su, K., Zhang Y. (2006): A kind of potential food additive produced by Streptomyces coelicolor: characteristics of blue pigment and identification of a novel compound, l-actinorhodin. Food Chemistry 95, 186 – 192.

23. Zhan, J., Guo, H., Ning, L., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2006): Efficient preparation of derivatives of resibufogenin using microbial catalytic technique. Planta Medica 72, 346 – 350.

22. Zhan, J., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2006): Selective 4'-O-methyl-glycosylation of the pentahydroxy-flavonoid quercetin by Beauveria bassiana ATCC 7159. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 24(5), 396 – 399.

21. Zhan, J., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2006): Microbial transformation of amino- and hydroxyanthraquinones by Beauveria bassiana ATCC 7159. Journal of Natural Products 69 (10), 1525 – 1527.


20. Zhan, J., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2005): Microbial transformation of curvularin. Journal of Natural Products 68, 1271 – 1273.


19. Zhang, W., Ye, M., Zhan, J., Chen, Y. and Guo, D. (2004): Microbial glycosylation of four free anthraquinones by Absidia coerulea. Biotechnology Letters 26, 127 – 131.

18. Ye, M., Ning, L., Zhan, J., Guo, H. and Guo, D. (2004): Progress in biotransformation of triptolides and bufadienolides. Journal of Peking University, Health sciences 36(1), 82 – 89.

17. Zhan, J., Wijeratne, E. M. K., Seliga, C. J., Zhang, J., Pierson, E. E., Pierson L. S., VanEtten, H. D., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2004): A new anthraquinone and cytotoxic curvularins of a Penicillium sp. from the Rhizosphere of Fallugia paradoxa of the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Antibiotics 57, 341 – 344.

16. He, J., Wijeratne, E. M. K., Bashyal, B. P., Zhan, J., Seliga, C. S., Liu, M. X., Pierson, E. E., Pierson, III, L. S., Vanetten, H. D., Gunatilaka, A. A. L. (2004): Cytotoxic and other constituents of Aspergillus inhabiting the rhizosphere of Sonoran desert plants. Journal of Natural Products 67, 1985 – 1991.


15. Zhan J., Liu, T., Wang, D., Xia, L., Ding, Y. (2003): Studies on properties and application of xylanase produced by Aspergillus niger S13. Journal of Beijing Technology and Business University (Natural Science Edition) 21(2), 4 – 6.

14. Zhan, J., Liu, W., Guo, H., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2003): Selective dehydrogenation of resibufogenin and cinobufagin at 3-OH by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Enzymes and Microbial Technology 33, 29 – 32.

13. Zhan, J., Wei, Q., Shan, C., Han, J., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2003): Studies on in vitro antimalarial activities of several biotransformation products of artemisinin. China Tropical Medicine 3(1), 17 – 18.

12. Zhan, J., Zhang, Y., Ning, L., Ye, M., Guo, H., Guo, D. (2003): Microbial transformation of paclitaxel by Pseudomonas aeruginosa AS 1.860. Chinese Journal of Applied Environmental Biology 9(4), 429 – 432.

11. Zhan, J., Zhong, J., Dai, J., Guo, H., Zhu, W., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2003): Microbial transformations of sinenxan A, a constituent of callus culture of Taxus. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica 38(7), 555 – -558.

10. Zhan, J., Zhang, Y., Liu, W., Guo, H., Guo, D. (2003): Directional modifications of resibufogenin by Mucor subtilissimus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 21(3), 141 – 143.

9. Ye, M., Ning, L., Zhan, J., Guo, H., Guo, D. (2003): Biotransformation of cinobufagin by cell suspension cultures of Catharanthus roseus and Platycodon grandiflorum. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 22, 89 – 95.

8. Han, J., Dai, J., Cui, Y., Zhan, J., Guo, H., Guo, D. (2003): Biotransformation of artemisinin by Catharanthus roseus and Gingo biloba cell suspension cultures. Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs 34(2), 166 – 168.

7. Ning, L., Zhan, J., Qu, G., Zhong, L., Guo, H., Bi, K. and Guo, D. (2003): Biotransformationm of triptolide by Cunninghamella blakesleana. Tetrahedron 59, 4209 – 4213.

6. Zhang, W., Zhan, J., Chen, Y., Guo, D. (2003): Biotransformation of three anthraquinones by Mucor spinosus. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 1(4), 219 – 223.


5. Zhan, J., Guo, H., Dai, J., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2002): Microbial transformation of artemisinin by Cunninghamella echinulata and Aspergillus niger. Tetrahedron Letters 43, 4519 – 4521.

4. Zhan, J., Guo, H., Han, J., Zhang, Y. and Guo, D. (2002): Biotransformation of artemisinin by Rhizopus chinensis and Cunninghamella elegans. Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs 33, 869 – 872.

3. Zhan, J., Zhang, Y., Guo, H., Han, J., Ning, L., Guo, D. (2002): Microbial metabolism of artemisinin by Mucor polymorphosporus and Aspergillus niger. Journal of Natural Products 65, 1693 – 1695.

2. Zhan, J., Liu, T., Wang, D., Xia, L., Ding, Y. (2002): Studies on liquid fermentation of Aspergillus niger S13 producing xylanase. Journal of Beijing Technology and Business University (Natural Science Edition) 20(4), 14 – 17.


1. Zhan, J., Guo, H., Dai, J., Zhang, Y., Guo, D. (2001): Biotransformation of gastrodin by Mucor spinosus. Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences 10, 187 – -189.