Xiaoqiong Qin

Photo of Xiaoqiong Qin

Position Title
Associate Specialist

151 Asmundson Hall


Qin, X. and Chetelat, R. T. (2021) Ornithine decarboxylase genes contribute to S-RNase-independent pollen rejection. Plant Physiol. 186: 456-468

Chetelat, R. T., X. Qin, M. Tan, D. Burkart-Waco, Y. Moritama, X. Huo, T. Wills and R. Pertuze (2019) Introgression lines of Solanum sitiens, a wild nightshade of the Atacama Desert, in the genome of cultivated tomato. The Plant Journal 100: 836-850

Qin, X. , W. Li, Y. Liu, M. Tan, M. Ganal, and R.T. Chetelat (2018) A farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase gene expressed in pollen functions in S-RNase-independent unilateral incompatibility. The Plant Journal 93: 417-430.

Markova, D. N., J. J. Petersen, X. Qin, D. R. Short, M. J. Valle, A. Tovar-Mendez, B. A. McClure and R. T. Chetelat (2016) Mutations in two pollen self-incompatibility factors in geographically marginal populations of Solanum habrochaites impact mating system transitions and reproductive isolation. American Journal of Botany 103: 1847-1861.

Xiaoqiong Qin, Kathryn Fischer, Jorge Dubcovsky, and Li Tian (2016) Endosperm Carotenoid Concentrations in Wheat are Better Correlated with PSY1 Transcript Levels than Enzyme Activities. Crop Science, 56(6): 3173-3184.

Xiaoqiong Qin, Kathryn Fischer, Shu Yu, Jorge Dubcovsky and Li Tian. (2016) Distinct expression and function of carotenoid metabolic genes and homoeologs in developing wheat grains. BMC plant biology, 16(1): 155.

Nadia N. Ono, Xiaoqiong Qin, Alexander E. Wilson, Gang Li, Li Tian (2016) Two UGT84 Family Glycosyltransferases Catalyze a Critical Reaction of Hydrolyzable Tannin Biosynthesis in Pomegranate (Punica granatum). PLoS ONE, 11(5): doi:10.1371.

Johnson RS, Olivos A, Qin X, Crisosto CH, Michilaides T. (2013) Proper nectarine nutrition improves fruit quality. Better Crops with Plant Food 97: 11-13.

Olivos A, Johnson S, Qin X, Crisosto. (2012) Fruit phosphorous and nitrogen deficiencies affect ‘Grand Pearl’ nectarine flesh browning. HortScience 47: 391-394.

Qin X, Zhang W, Dubcovsky J, Tian L. (2012) Cloning and comparative analysis of carotenoid β-hydroxylase genes provides new insights into carotenoid metabolism in tetraploid (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) and hexaploid (Triticum aestivum) wheat grains. Plant Mol. Biology 80: 631-646.

Qin X, Coku A, Inoue K, Tian L. (2011) Expression, subcellular localization, and cisregulatory structure of duplicated phytoene synthase genes in melon (Cucumis melo L.). Planta (accepted 5-14-2011, E publication ahead of prints) DOI:10.1007/s00425-011- 1442-8.

Cantin CM, Tian L, Qin X, Crisosto CH. (2011) Copigmentation triggers the development of skin burning disorder on peach and nectarine fruit [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]. Journal of agricultural andfood chemistry 59(6): 2393-2402.

Qin X, Yang SH, Kepsel AC, Schwartz SH, Zeevaart JA. (2008) Evidence for abscisic acid biosynthesis in Cuscuta reflexa, a parasitic plant lacking neoxanthin. Plant Physiol 147: 816-822.

Schwartz SH, Qin X, Loewen MC. (2004) The biochemical characterization of two carotenoid cleavage enzymes from Arabidopsis indicates that a carotenoidderived compound inhibits lateral branching. J Biol Chem 279: 46940-46945.

Schwartz SH, Qin X, Zeevaart JAD. (2003) Elucidation of the indirect pathway of abscisic acid biosynthesis by mutants, genes, and enzymes. Plant Physiol 131: 1591- 1601.

Gray GR, Hope BJ, Qin X, Taylor BG, Whitehead CL. (2003) The characterization of photoinhibition and recovery during cold acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana  using chlorophyll fluorescence imaging. Physiol Plantarum 119: 365-375.

Qin X, Zeevaart JAD. (2002) Overexpression of a9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase gene in Nicotiana plumbaginifolia increases abscisic acid and phaseic acid levels and enhances drought tolerance. Plant Physiol 128: 544-551.

Schwartz SH, Qin X, Zeevaart JAD. (2001) Characterization of a novel carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase from plants. J Biol Chem 276: 25208-25211.

Qin X, Zeevaart JAD. (1998) The 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid cleavage reaction is the key regulatory step of abscisic acid biosynthesis in water-stressed bean. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 96: 15354-15361.

Giani S, Qin X, Faoro F, Breviario D. (1998)  In rice, oryzalin and abscisic acid differentially affect tubulin mRNA and protein levels. Planta 205: 334-341.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1998 Ph.D. Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences; 1994 M.S. Plant Physiology, Nanjing University; 1991 B.S. Plant Physiology, Nanjing University