Books/Book Chapters & Refereed Publications


[D] Book Chapters

11. Janak Raj Khatiwada, Sarita Shrestha, Hem Kanta Sharma, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Bioconversion of hemicelluloses into hydrogen. Book: Bioconversion of Waste to Value Added Products by Wiley-Scrivener, USA. View PDF

10. Sarita Shrestha, Janak Raj Khatiwada, Hem Kanta Sharma, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Bioconversion of fruit and vegetable waste into value added products. Book: Bioconversion of Waste to Value Added Products by Wiley-Scrivener, USA. View PDF

9. Shafiqur Rahman, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2019). Book Chapter Glycosyltransferase Activity Assay Using Colorimetric Methods. In: Brockhausen I. Book: Methods in Molecular Biology.?(eds) Bacterial Polysaccharides pp 237-243. Springer Humana Press, New York, USA. View PDF

8. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author] (2018). Book Chapter: Isolation and Screening of Cellulose Degrading Microorganisms from Different Ecological Niches. Book: Methods in Molecular Biology, published by Springer. Editor: Mette L?/span>beck. Pages 47-56 (10 pages). View PDF

7. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2018). Book Chapter: Purification and Characterization of the Total Cellulase Activities (TCA) of cellulolytic Microorganisms. Book: Methods in Molecular Biology, published by Springer. Editor: Mette L?/span>beck. Pages 255-269 (15 pages). View PDF

6. Shafiqur Rahman, Sheran Fernando, Brian Ross, Jiangning Wu, Wenshing Qin [Corresponding author]. (2018). Book Chapter: Protocols for Assays Measuring Endoglucanase. Book: Methods in Molecular Biology, published by Springer. Editor: Mette Lübeck. Pages 169-183 (15 pages). View PDF

5. Hem Kanta Sharma, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Wensheng Qin. (2018). [Corresponding author]. Book Chapter: Cellobiohydrolase (CBH) Activity Assays. Book: Methods in Molecular Biology, published by Springer. Editor: Mette Lübeck. Pages 185-199 (15 pages). View PDF

4. Ayyappa kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin* [Corresponding author]. (2016). Chapter 3: Lignin Degrading Fungal Enzymes. Book: Production of Biofuels and Chemicals from Lignin. Springer Book Series: Biofuels and Biorefineries. Editors: Zhen Fang and Richard L. Smith, Jr.* View PDF

3. Shafiqur Rahman, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Zi-Hua Jiang, Wensheng Qin* [Corresponding author]. Chapter 9: Value-added Utilizationofcrude Glycerol from Biodiesel Production. Book: Advances in Enzymatic and Microbial Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels. Edited by Ryan De Vooght-Johnson. Published by Future Science Group. View PDF

2. T. Yang, J. Kumaran, S. Amartey, M. Maki, X. Li, F. Lu, W. Qin* [Corresponding author]. (2013). Chapter 5: Biofuels and Bioproducts Produced through Microbial Conversion of Biomass. Bioenergy Research: Advances & Applications. Eds: V. K. Gupta, M. Tuohy, C. P. Kubicek, J. Saddler and F. Xu. Elsevier. Pages 71-93 (23 pages). View PDF

1. Z. Jiang, S. Amartey, Z.-H. Jiang, W. Qin* [Corresponding author]. (2013). Book: “D-Xylitol: Fermentative Production, Application and Commercialization? Chapter 11: Current Analytical Methods for Qualitative and Quantitative measurement of D-Xylitol. Pages 245-263. Editors: Prof. Dr. Silvio Silvério da Silva and Dr. Anuj K. Chandel. Springer, GMBH, Heidelberg, Germany. View PDF

Few other manuscripts are under review


Refereed Publications:


152. Yagya Paudel, Zixuan Hu, Janak Khatiwada, Lu Fan, Shreeti Pradhan, Benwen Liu, Wensheng Qin (Co-corresponding author). (2021). Chloroplast genome analysis of Chrysotila dentate. Gene 804 (2021) 145871. View PDF

151. Sihai Han, Chonlong Chio, Tianxiao Ma, Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou, Sarita Shrestha, Feifei Chen, Wensheng Qin. (2021). Optimization of Flavonoids Extraction from Ginkgo biloba by Using Paenarthrobacter sp. Produced Lignocellulolytic Enzymes via Response Surface Methodology. Accepted by Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining on Feb 11, 2021. View PDF

150. Feifei Chen, Jianren Ye, Wanhui Liu, Chonlong Chio, Wendy Wang, Wensheng Qin. (2021). Knockout of a highly GC-rich gene in Burkholderia pyrrocinia by recombineering with the freeze-thawing transformation. Molecular Plant Pathology. View PDF

149. Sarita Shrestha, Janak Raj Khadiwada, Xiaodong Zhang, Chonlong Chio, Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou, Feifei Chen, Sihai Han, Xuatong Chen, Wensheng Qin. (2021). Screening and Molecular Identification of Novel Pectinolytic Bacteria from Forest Soil. Accepted by the Fermentation Journal on March 12, 2021. View PDF


148. Xiaodong Zhang, Caixia Li, ChonLong Chio, Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Tianxiao Ma, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Transcriptome analysis to identify genes involved in lignan, sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis in medicinal plant Kadsura heteroclite. Accepted by the Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca on December 2, 2020. View PDF


147. Yang Liu, Yang Zeng, Xiaoping Reng, Jiani Zhou, Rongfei Zhang, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Dye decolorization performance of a newly isolated strain Bacillus amyloliquefaciens W36. Accepted by the World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology on December 1, 2020. View PDF


146. Fangqing Wei, Menglei Li, Ming Wang, Hongxing Li, Zailu Li, Wensheng Qin, Tiandi Wei, Jianzhi Zhao, Xiaoming Bao. (2020). A C6/C5 co-fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain with alleviation of antagonism between xylose utilization and robustness, Accepted by the GCB Bioenergy on Nov 6, 2020. View PDF

145. Sarita Shrestha, Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou, Jin Zhang, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Different Facets of Lignocellulosic Biomass and its perspectives. Waste and Biomass Valorization View PDF

144. Iman Almuharef, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2020). High Production of Cellulase by a Newly Isolated Strain Paenibacillus sp. IM7. Waste and Biomass Valorization 11: 6085-6094. View PDF

143. Feifei Chen, Jianren Ye, Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Xuelian Wu, Jiahong Ren, Wensheng Qin, Dewei Li. (2020). A Novel Cold-Adaptive Endo-1,4-b-Glucanase from Burkholderia pyrrocinia JK-SH007: Gene Expression and Characterization of the Enzyme and Mode of Action. Frontiers in Microbiology (Published in January 2020 Volume 10 with 11 pages). View PDF

142. Feifei Chen, Jianren Ye, Chonlong Chio, Wanhui Liu, Jiyuan Shi, Wensheng Qin. (2020). A Simplified Quick Microbial Genomic DNA Extraction via Freeze-Thaw Cycle. Molecular Biology Reports 47: 703-709. View PDF

141. Xuefeng Hao, Zhuping Jin, Zhiqing Wang, Wensheng Qin, Yanxi Pei. (2020). Hydrogen sulfide mediates DNA methylation to enhance osmotic stress tolerance in Setaria italica. Plant and Soil 453: 355-370. View PDF

140. Hem Sharma, Chunbao Xu, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2020). Co-culturing of novel Bacillus species isolated from municipal sludge and gut of red wiggler worm for improving CMCase activity. Waste and Biomass Valorization 11: 2047-2058. View PDF


139. Yang Liu, Haipeng Guo, Jiali Gu, Wensheng Qin. (2019). Optimize purification of cellulase from Bacillus velezensis A4 by aqueous two-phase system (ATPS) using Response surface methodology. Process Biochemistry 87: 196-203. View PDF

138. Xiaodong Zhang, Caixia Li, Lianchun Wang, Yahong Fei, Wensheng Qin. (2019).?Analysis of Centranthera grandiflora Benth Transcriptome Explores Genes of Catalpol, Acteoside and Azafrin Biosynthesis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences [Online published Nov. 29, 2019]. 2019, 20 (23): 6034. View PDF

137. Lingfeng Long, Yunbo Zhang, Hongyan Ren, Haiyan Sun, Fubao Sun, Wensheng Qin. (2020). Recombinant expression of Aspergillus niger GH10 endo‐xylanase in Pichia pastoris by constructing a double‐plasmid co‐expression system. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 95: 535-543. View PDF

136. Zhenyu Qi, Yueyue Zhu, HaipengGuo, Yifan Chen, Yueji Zhao, Yu Zhou, Xinyue Wang, Yuxiao Yang, Wensheng Qin, Qianjun Shao. (2019). Production of glycoprotein bioflocculant from untreated rice straw by a CAZyme-rich bacterium, Pseudomonas sp. HP2. Journal of Biotechnology 306: 185-192 (Published on 20 December 2019). View PDF

135. Chun Yang, Jiahong Wang, Chonlong Chio, Xuntong Chen, Ling Zhang, Jiming Han, Jiangning Zhang, Weiying Ding, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2020). Low-cost recycling production of pectinase for increasing the yield and quality of Muzao jujube juice by Aspergillus niger. Journal of Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 14: 104-116. View PDF

134. Iman Almuharef, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author).?(2019). High Production of Cellulase by a Newly Isolated Strain Paenibacillus sp. IM7. Accepted for publishing in Waste and Biomass Valorization on Sept 21, 2019. View PDF

133. Xuantong Chen, Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Chonlong Chio, Fan Lu, Wensheng Qin (Co-corresponding author). (2019) Effect of KNO3 on Lipid Synthesis and CaCO3 Accumulation in Pleurochrysis dentata Coccoliths with a Special Focus on Morphological Characters of Coccolithophores. International Journal of Biological Sciences 15: 2844-2858. View PDF

132. Ayyappa Kumar Sista, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2019). Analyzing Phanerochaete chrysosporium Gene Expression Patterns Controlling the Molecular Fate of Lignocellulose Degradation. Process Biochemistry 64: 51-62. View PDF

131. Yang Liu, Haipeng Guo, Yangwen Wu, Wensheng Qin (Co-corresponding author). (2018). Purification and Characterizations of a Novel Recombinant Bacillus velezensis Endoglucanase by Aqueous Two-phase System. Bioresources and Bioprocessing 5: 19-30. View PDF

130. Iman Almuharef, Shafiqur Rahman, Wensheng Qin Qin (Corresponding author).?(2019). Enzymatic Conversion of Glycerol to 2,3-Butanediol and Acetoin by Serratia proteamaculans SRWQ1. Waste and Biomass Valorization 10: 1833-1844. View PDF

129. Haipeng Guo, Yueji Zhao, Xuantong Chen, Qianjun Shao Wensheng Qin. (2019). Pretreatment of Miscanthus with biomass-degrading bacteria for increasing delignification and enzymatic hydrolysability. Microbial Biotechnology 12: 787-798. View PDF

128. Chonlong Chio, Mohini Sain, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2019). Lignin utilization: A review of lignin depolymerization from various aspects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 107: 232-249.?View PDF

127. Chun Yang, Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Jiangning Zhang, Ling Zhang, Weiying Ding, Jiming Han, Haiping Du, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2019). Ultrafine Grinding a Promising Method for Improving the Total Dietary Fiber Content and Physico-Chemical Properties of Potato Peel Waste. Waste and Biomass Valorization 1-14. View PDF

126. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Luiz Pereira Ramos, Wensheng Qin (Co-corresponding author). (2019). Metadata Analysis Approaches for Understanding and Improving the Functional Involvement of Rumen Microbial Consortium in Digestion and Metabolism of Plant Biomass Journal of Genomics 7: 31-45. View PDF

125. Banafsheh Mohtasebi, Miranda Maki, Wensheng Qin, Yaser Dahman. (2019). Novel Fusants of Two and Three Clostridia for Enhanced Green Production of Biobutanol. Biofuels, 12:8, 1017-1027. View PDF

124. Jiahong Wang, Xuantong Chen, Chonlong Chio, Chun Yang, Erzheng Su, Yongcan Jin, Fuliang Cao, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2019). Delignification overmatches hemicellulose removal for improving hydrolysis of wheat straw using the enzyme cocktail from Aspergillus niger. Bioresource Technology 274: 459-467. View PDF


123. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar and Wensheng Qin. (2018). Understanding the structural and functional properties of carbohydrate esterases with a special focus on hemicellulose deacetylating acetyl xylan esterases. Mycology 9: 273-295. View PDF

122. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin (Corresponding author). (2018). Structural and Functional Properties of Pectin and Lignin-Carbohydrate Complexes De- Esterases-A Review. Bioresources and Bioprocessing 5: 43-58. View PDF

121. Haipeng Guo, Chuntao Hong, Bingsong Zheng, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin. (2018). Improving CO-C digestibility of wheat straw pretreated by a cellulase-free xylanase-secreting Pseudomonas boreopolis G22 with simultaneous production of bioflocculants. Biotechnology for Biofuels 11: 250. View PDF

120. Jiahong Wang, Chonlong Chio, Xuantong Chen, Erzheng Su, Fuliang Cao, Yongcan Jin, Wensheng Qin. (2018). Efficient Saccharification of Agave Biomass Using Aspergillus niger Produced Low-cost Enzyme Cocktail with Hyperactive Pectinase activity. Bioresource technology, 272, 26-33. View PDF

119. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, and Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Molecular Networks of Postia placenta Involved in Degradation of Lignocellulosic Biomass Revealed from Metadata Analysis of Open Access Gene Expression Data. International Journal of Biological Sciences 14: 237-252. View PDF

118. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, and Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Comparative study of genome-wide plant biomass-degrading CAZymes in white rot, brown rot and soft rot fungi. Mycology 9: 93-105.?View PDF

117. Jiahong Wang, Fuliang Cao, Zunling Zhu, Xuhui Zhang, Qianqian Sheng, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Improvement of quality and digestibility of Moringa oleifera leaves feed via solid-state fermentation by Aspergillus niger. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering 16: 1-14. View PDF

116. Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Genome Wide Analysis Reveals the Extrinsic Cellulolytic and Biohydrogen Generating Abilities of Neocallimastigomycota Fungi. Journal of Genomics 2018: 74-87. View PDF

115. Jiahong Wang, Fuliang Cao, Erzheng Su, Linguo Zhao, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Improving Ginkgo leaf biological feed additive through solid-state fermentation using Aspergillus niger. International Journal of Biological Sciences (Accepted on March 29, 2018). View PDF

114. Juan Zhang, Samuel Amartey, Chaoyang Lin, Zhicheng Shen, Fan Lu,Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). A Brief Review of Current Improvements in ABE Production: New Development of Raw Materials, Strain Improvement, Fermentation Systerms, and End Product Extraction. (Accepted by the Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy on April 13, 2017). View PDF

113. Yanwen Wu, Haipeng Guo, Jinchi Zhang, Xuantong Chen, Mingjiang Wu, Wensheng Qin. (2018). Multiple Applications of Enzymes Induced by Algal Biomasses from a New Bacillus Isolate to Saccharify Algae and Degrade Chemical Dyes. Waste and Biomass Valorization (Accepted March 17, 2018, WAVE-D-17-00966). View PDF

112. Xiaofen Wu, Liang Chen, Jingping Chen, Xiaojun Su, Yun Liu, Keqin Wang, Wensheng Qin, Hui Qi, Min Deng. (2018). The Effect of 60Co γ-irradiation on the Structure and Thermostability of Alkaline Lignin and Its Irradiation Derived Degradation Products.? ?/span>Accepted on January 28, 2018 by Waste and Biomass Valorization. View PDF

111. Haipeng Guo, Chuntao Hong, Bingsong Zheng, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2018). Bioflocculants production from a cellulase-free xylanase-producing Pseudomonas boreopolis G22 by degrading biomass and its application in cost-effective harvest of microalgae. Bioresource Technology 255: 171-179. View PDF

110. Ayyappa Kumar Sista, Richard Barber, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2018). Comparative Modeling and Molecular Docking Analysis of White, Brown and Soft Rot Fungal Laccases Using Lignin Model Compounds for Understanding the Structural and Functional Properties of Laccases. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 79: 15?/span>26. View PDF


109. Shafiqur Rahman, Chunbao Xu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2018). Exotic glycerol dehydrogenase expressing Escherichia coli increases yield of 2,3-butanediol. Journal of Bioresources and Bioprocessing 5: 1-11, 2018. View PDF



108. Haipeng Guo, Chuntao Hong, Bingsong Zheng, Fan Lu, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2017). Bioflocculants? production in a biomass-degrading bacterium using untreated corn stover as carbon source and use of bioflocculants for microalgae harvest. Biotechnology for Biofuels 10: 306-317. View PDF

107. Hongfei Yu, Liuyang Wang, Lijun Guo, Yiming Chen, Wensheng Qin, Yun Liu. (2017). The Effect of Furfural Compounds in Corncob Hydrolysate on Microbial Lipids Accumulation of Trichosporon Cutaneum for Biomass-to-Oil Bioprocessing. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 6: 101-111. View PDF

106. Chaoyang Lin, Zhicheng Shen, Tingheng Zhu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Bacterial Xylanase in Pseudomonas boreopolis LUQ1 is Highly Induced by Xylose. Canadian Journal of Biotechnology 1: 73-79. View PDF

105. Ayyappa Kumar Sista, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2018). Analyzing Phanerochaete chrysosporium Gene Expression Patterns Controlling the Molecular Fate of Lignocellulose Degradation. Process Biochemistry 64: 51-62. View PDF


104. Haipeng Guo, Yanwen Wu, Chuntao Hong, Houming Chen, Xuantong Chen, Bingsong Zheng, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin. (2017). [Corresponding author]. Enhancing Digestibility of Miscanthus Using Lignocellulolytic Enzyme Produced by Bacillus. Bioresource Technology 245: 1008?/span>1015. View PDF

103. Hem Kanta Sharma, Chunbao Xu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author].? (2017). Biological Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuels and Bioproducts: An Overview. Waste and Biomass Valorization 1-17. View PDF

102. Shafiqur Rahman, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Biotransformation of biodiesel-derived crude glycerol using newly isolated bacteria from environmental consortia. Process Biochemistry 63:177-184. View PDF

101. Shafiqur Rahman, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Kesen Ma, Haipeng Guo, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Utilization of by-product glycerol from bio-diesel plants as feedstock for 2,3-butanediol accumulation and biosynthesis genes response of Klebsiella variicola SW3. Renewable Energy, 114:1271-1280. View PDF

100. Haipeng Guo, Bingsong Zheng, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Overexpression of a laccase with dye decolorization activity from Bacillus sp. in Escherichia coli. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology 27:217-227. View PDF

99. Chaoyang Lin, Zhicheng Shen, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Characterization of Xylanase and Cellulase Produced by a Newly Isolated Aspergillus fumigatus N2 and Its Efficient Saccharification of Barley Straw. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 182: 559-569. View PDF

98. Haipeng Guo, Chaoyang Lin, Shihui Wang, Dean Jiang, Bingsong Zheng, Yun Liu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Characterization of a novel laccase-producing Bacillus sp. A4 and its application in Miscanthus degradation. BioResources 12: 4776-4794. View PDF

97. Haipeng Guo, Houming Chen, Lu Fan, Andrew Linklater, Bingsong Zheng, Dean Jiang, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2017). Enzymes produced by biomass-degrading bacteria can efficiently hydrolyze algal cell walls and facilitate lipid extraction. Renewable Energy 109: 195-201. View PDF

96. Kameshwar, Ayyappa Kumar Sista, and Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author] "Gene expression metadata analysis reveals molecular mechanisms employed by Phanerochaete chrysosporium during lignin degradation and detoxification of plant extractives." Current Genetics (2017): 1-18 View PDF

95. Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Kesen Ma, Malaya Nanda, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author] High Production of 2,3-butanediol by a Mutant Strain of the Newly Isolated Klebsiella pneumoniae SRP2 with Increased Tolerance Towards Glycerol View PDF

94. Javed, M., N. Baghaei-Yazdi, W. Qin, and S. Amartey. "An improved agar medium for growth of Geobacillus thermoglucosidarius strains." Journal of Microbiological Methods 132 (2017): 116-118. View PDF

93. Kameshwar Ayyappa Kumar Sista, and Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. “Metadata Analysis of Phanerochaete Chrysosporium Gene Expression Data Identified Common CAZymes Encoding Gene Expression Profiles Involved in Cellulose and Hemicellulose Degradation.?International Journal of Biological Sciences 13.1 (2017): 85?9. View PDF


92. Lin, Chaoyang, Zhicheng Shen, and Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. "Characterization of Xylanase and Cellulase Produced by a Newly Isolated Aspergillus fumigatus N2 and Its Efficient Saccharification of Barley Straw." Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (2016): 1-11. View PDF

91. Xiong, Lili, Ayyappa Kumar Sista Kameshwar, Xi Chen, Zhiyun Guo, Canquan Mao, Sanfeng Chen, and Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. "The ACEII recombinant Trichoderma reesei QM9414 strains with enhanced xylanase production and its applications in production of xylitol from tree barks." Microbial Cell Factories 15, no. 1 (2016): 215. View PDF

90. Ayyappa kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2016). Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Isolation and Characterization of Lignin Modifying Enzymes Secreted by Microorganisms, accepted by BioEnergy Research (July 20, 2016). View PDF
89. Malaya Nanda, Zhongshun Yuan, Wensheng Qin, Charles Xu. (2016). Conversion of bio-glycerol to propylene glycol: A critical review: Catalysis Reviews View PDF

88. Shihui Wang, Jenasia Jeyaseelan, Yun Liu, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2016). Characterization and optimization of amylase production in WangLB, a high amylase-producing strain of Bacillus. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 180: 136-151. View PDF

87. Shihui Wang, Chaoyang Lin, Yun Liu, Zhicheng Shen, Jenasia Jeyaseelan, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding author]. (2016). Characterization of a starch-hydrolyzing α-amylase produced by Aspergillus niger WLB42 mutated by ethyl methanesulfonate treatment. International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology View PDF

86. Malaya Nanda, Yongsheng Zhang, Zhongshun Yuan, Wensheng Qin, Hassan S. Ghaziaskar, Chunbao (Charles) Xu. (2016). Catalytic conversion of glycerol for sustainable production of solketal as a fuel additive: A review. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 56: 1022-1031. View PDF

85. Chunyan Zhang, Xiaojun Su , Xingyao Xiong, Qiulong Hu, Samuel Amartey, Xinghe Tan, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding author]. (2016). The 60Co-γ radiation-induced changes in the physical and chemical properties of rapeseed straw. Biomass and Bioenergy 85: 207-214. View PDF

84. Ayyappa kumar Sista Kameshwar, Wensheng Qin [*Corresponding author] (2016). Recent Developments in Using Advanced Sequencing Technologies for the Genomic Studies of Lignin and Cellulose Degrading Microorganisms. International Journal of Biological Sciences 2016:12: 156-171 View PDF


83. Shafiqur Rahman, Zhongshun Yuan, Kesen Ma, Chunbao (Charles) Xu, Wensheng?Qin[*Corresponding author]. (2015). Aerobic conversion of glycerol to 2,3-butanediol by?a novel Klebsiella variicola SRP3 strain. Journal of Microbiology and Biochemical Technology 7: 298-304. View PDF

82. Chaoyang Lin, Zhicheng Shen, Wensheng Qin [*Corresponding author] (2015). A Newly Isolated Penicillium ramulosum N1 is Excellent for Producing Protease Resistant Acidophilic Xylanase.?Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology 25: 320-326. View PDF

81. Yagya Paudel, Wensheng Qin [*Corresponding author] (2015). Two Bacillus species isolated from rotting wood samples are good candidates for the production of bioethanol using Agave biomass. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology 7: 219-225. View PDF

80. Yagya Paudel, Wensheng Qin [*Corresponding author] (2015). Characterization of Novel Cellulase Producing Bacteria Isolated from Rotting Wood Samples. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 177: 1186-1198. View PDF

79. Yuanyuan Hong, Mehdi Dashtban, Sanfeng Chen, Ruiqing Song, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2015). Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology 7: 177-181. View PDF

78. Yagya Paudel, Chaoyang Lin, Zhicheng, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2015). Characterization of pectin depolymerising exo polygalacturonase by Bacillus sp. HD2 isolated from the gut of Apis mellifera L. Microbiology Discovery 3: 2, 1-8. View PDF

77. Yagya Paudel, Robert Mackereth, Rodney Hanley, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2015). Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.) and Pollination Issues: current status, trends, impacts and potential drivers. Journal of Agricultural Science 7: 93-109. View PDF

76. Zhengming Li, Juan Zhang, Zhongyang Deng, Lu Fan, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding Author]. (2015). Screening, Identification and Cultural Condition Optimization of Cellulase-producing Strains. Biotechnology Bulletin 31: 1-6. View PDF


75. Ivana Brzonova, Evguenii  Kozliak, Alena  Kubátov?/span>, Michelle  Chebeir, Wensheng  Qin, Lew  Christopher, Yun Ji. (2014). Kenaf biomass biodecomposition by Basidiomycetes and Actinobacteria in submerged fermentation for production of carbohydrates and phenolic compounds. Bioresource Technology 173: 352-360. View PDF

74. Nanda MR, Yuan Z, Qin W, Poirier MA, Xu C. (2014). Purification of Crude Glycerol Using Acidification: Effects of Acid Types and Product Characterization. Austin Journal of Chemical Engineering 1: 7-13. View PDF

73. KeqinWang, JingpingChen, LiangChen, Xiaofen Wu, XiaojunSu, Samuel Amartey, Wensheng Qin [Co-corresponding Author]. (2014). Isolation and irradiation-modification of lignin from black liquor and evaluation of their effects on wastewater purification. Bioresources 9: 6476-6489. View PDF

72. Lili Xiong, Miranda Maki, Zhiyun Guo, Canquan Mao, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author].?(2014). Agave Biomass is Excellent for Production of Bioethanol and Xylitol Using Bacillus strain 65S3 and Pseudomonas strain CDS3. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 8: 1-7. View PDF

71. Alaa Alhazmi, Johnathan Warren Stevenson, Samuel Amartey, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2014). Discovery, Modification and Production of T4 Lysozyme for Industrial and Medical Uses. International Journal of Biology 6: 45-63. View PDF

70. Yuanyuan Hong, Mehdi Dashtban, Greg Kepka, Sanfeng Chen, Wensheng Qin. [Co-Corresponding Author] (2014). Overexpression of D-xylose reductase (xyl1) gene and antisense inhibition of D-xylulokinase (xyiH) gene increased xylitol production in Trichoderma reesei. BioMed Research International 24: 1-8. View PDF

69. Nanda, M., Yuan, Z., Qin, W., Ghaziaskar , H.S., Poirier Marc-Andre, Xu  C. (2014). A new continuous-flow process for catalytic conversion of glycerol to oxygenated fuel additive : catalyst screening: Applied Energy, 123, 75-81. View PDF

68. Nanda, M., Yuan, Z., Qin, W., Ghaziaskar, H.S., Poirier Marc-Andre, Xu C (2014). Catalytic conversion of glycerol to oxygenated fuel additive in a continuous flow reactor: process optimization, Fuel, 128, 113-119. View PDF

67. Miranda Maki, Svetlana Iskhakova, Tingzhou Zhang, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2014). Bacterial Consortia Constructed for the Decomposition of Agave Biomass. Bioengineered 5:3, 1-8. View PDF


66. Haider Hassan, Zi-Hua Jiang, Neelam Khaper, Stephanie Puukila, Christina Asmussen, Emma McDonald, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2014). Antioxidant activity of Northern Ontario medicinal plants and their protective effect on the H9c2 cardiovascular cells against hydrogen peroxide mediated oxidative stress. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Traditional Medicine 122: 820-831. View PDF

65. Haider Hassan, Zi-Hua Jiang, Christina Asmussen, Emma Mcdonald, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2014). Antibacterial Activity of Northern Ontario Medicinal Plants Extracts. Canadian Journal of Plant Sciences 94: 1-8. View PDF

64. Malaya Nandaa, Zhongshun Yuan, Wensheng Qin, Hassan Ghaziaskar, Marc-Andre Poirier, Chunbao Charles Xu. (2014). Thermodynamic and kinetic studies of a catalytic process to convert glycerol into solketal as an oxygenated fuel additive. Fuel 117: 470-477. View PDF


63. MaryJane Moses, Douglas Morris, Wensheng Qin. (2013). Greener on the other side of the fence: density-dependent habitat selection by a unicellular alga. Evolutionary Ecology Research 15: 1?0. View PDF

62. Mehdi Dashtban, Greg Kepka; Bernhard Seiboth, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2013). Xylitol Production by Genetically Engineered Trichoderma reesei Strains Using Barley Straw as Feedstock. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 169: 554?69. View PDF

61. Miranda L Maki, Lachlan Armstrong, Kam Tin Leung, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2013). Increased expression of β-glucosidase A in Clostridium?thermocellum 27405 significantly increases cellulase production. Bioengineered 4: 1-6. View PDF


60. Rosa, B.A., Zhang, J., Major, I.T., Qin, W. [Co-corresponding Author], Chen, J. (2012) Knowledge-based optimal timepoint sampling in high-throughput temporal experiments. Bioinformatics 28: 2773-2781. View PDF


59. K. C. Das, and W. Qin [Corresponding Author]. ?/span>(2012). Isolation and Characterization of Rumen Bacteria of Cattle (Bos taurus) as Microbial Feed Additive. Open Journal of Animal Science in USA [Accepted on August 23, 2012].


58. Jiao, Y.*, Rosa, B.A*. Oh, S., Montgomery, B.L., Qin, W. [Co-corresponding Author], Chen, J. (2012) Detection and decomposition: Treatment-induced cyclic gene expression disruption in high-throughput time-series datasets. Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 10:1271002. View PDF


57. Miranda Maki, Amna Idrees, Kam Leung, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author].?(2012). Lignocellulase-producing bacteria isolated from peat and municipal landfill: characterization and application. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology 22: 156-166. View PDF


56. Mehdi Dashtban, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2012). Overexpression of an exotic thermotolerant β-glucosidase in Trichoderma reesei and its significant increase in cellulolytic activity and saccharification of barley straw. Microbial Cell Factories 11: 63-77. View PDF

55. Haider Hassan, Zi-Hua Jiang, Tarannum Syed, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author].?(2012).?Northern Ontario Medicinal Plants. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 92: 815-828. View PDF

54.Yuanyuan Hong, Yuchao Ma, Lixian Wu,MirandaMaki, Wensheng Qin, Sanfeng Chen (2012). Characterization and analysis of nifH genes from Paenibacillus sabinae T27. Microbiological Research 167: 596?601. View PDF

53. Rosa, B.A., Jiao, Y., Oh, S., Montgomery, B.L., Qin, W., Chen, J. [Co-Corresponding author]. (2012) Frequency-Based Time-Series Gene Expression Recomposition using PRIISM. BMC Systems Biology 6:69. View PDF

52. Yuanyuan Hong, Mehdi Dashtban, Sanfeng Chen, Ruiqing Song,
Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2012). Enzyme Production and Lignin Degradation by Four Basidiomycetous Fungi in Submerged Fermentation of Peat Containing Medium. International Journal of Biology 4: 172-180. View PDF




51. Stefan Moreira, Alastair Brown, Reuben Ha, Kaylie Iserhoff, Jeremy Yang, Baoqiang Liao, Elizabeth.Pszczolko, Wensheng Qin, Kam Tin Leung (2011). Freshwater periphytic Escherichia coli exhibit superior biofilm?forming capacity compared to commensal and shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2011: 1-11. View PDF

50. Mehdi Dashtban, Robert Buchkowski, Wensheng Qin [Corresponding Author]. (2011). Effect of different carbon sources on cellulase production by Hypocrea jecorina (Trichoderma reesei) strains. International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2: 274-286. View PDF

49. W. J. Gao, K.T. Leung,
W. S. Qin, and B. Q. Liao (2011). Effects of temperature and temperature shock on the performance and microbial community structure of a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor. Bioresource Technology 102: 8733?740. View PDF

48. Miranda Maki, Michael Broere, Kam Tin Leung, and
Wensheng Qin. (2011). Characterization of some efficient cellulase producing bacteria isolated from paper mill sludges and organic fertilizers. International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2: 146-154. View PDF

Xu, F., Chen, S., Qin, W., Yu, Z., Zhao, H., Xing, X., Li, H (2011). Strain Improvement for Enhanced Production of Cellulase in Trichoderma viride. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, 47: 53?8. View PDF

46. Xi Chen, Zi-Hua Jiang, Sanfeng Chen, Wensheng Qin. (2010). Microbial and Bioconversion Production of D-xylitol and Its Detection and Application. International Journal of Biological Sciences 6: 834-844. View PDF

45. Mehdi Dashtban, Heidi Schraft, Tarannum Ahsan Syed and
Wensheng Qin (2010). Fungal Biodegradation and Enzymatic Modification of Lignin. International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1(1):36-50. View PDF

44. B. Rosa, S. Oh, B. L. Montgomery, J. Chen,
W. Qin. (2010). Computing Gene Expression Data with a Knowledge-Based Gene Clustering Approach. International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1(1):51-68. View PDF

43. *Dashtban, M., *Maki, M., (* Authors with equal contributions) Leung, K. T., Mao, C., and Qin, W. (Corresponding Author). (2010). Cellulase activities in biomass conversion: Measurement methods and comparison. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 3: 1-8. View PDF

42. Chen, X., Liang, Y., Hua, J., Tao, L., Qin, W., Chen, S. (2010). Overexpression of bacterial ethylene-forming enzyme gene in Trichoderma reesei enhanced the production of ethylene in biomass media. International Journal of Biological Sciences in USA 6:96-106. View PDF

41. Rosa, B., Malek, L., and Qin, W. [Corresponding Author] (2009). The development of the pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea into a potentially valuable recombinant protein production system. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 3: 105-110. View PDF

40. Dashtban, M., Schraft, H., Qin, W. [Corresponding Author] (2009). Fungal Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic Residues; Opportunities and Perspectives. International Journal of Biological Sciences in USA
5: 578-595. View PDF

39. Maki, M., Leung, K. T., and Qin, W. [Corresponding Author] (2009). The prospects of cellulase-producing bacteria for the bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass. International Journal of Biological Sciences in USA 5: 500-516. View PDF

8. Doucet, D., Walker, V. K., and Qin W. [Corresponding Author] (2009). The bugs that came in from the cold: molecular adaptations to low temperatures in insects. Cellcular and Molecular Life Sciences 66: 1404-1418. View PDF

37. Qin, W., Doucet, D., Tyshenko, M.G., and Walker, V.K. (2007). Transcription of Antifreeze protein genes in Choristoneura fumiferana. Insect Molecular Biology, 16: 423-434. View PDF

36. Graham, L. A., Qin, W., Lougheed, S. C., Davies, P. L., and Walker, V.K. (2007). Evolution of hyperactive, repetitive antifreeze proteins in beetles. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 64: 387-398. View PDF

35. Qin, C., Li, M., Qin, W., Bahn, S., Wang, C., and Wang, X. (2006). Expression and Characterization of Arabidopsis Phospholipase D?. BBA - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 1761: 1450-1458.

34. Qin, W., Tyshenko, M.G., Doucet. D., Walker, V. K. (2006). Characterization of antifreeze protein gene expression in summer spruce budworm larvae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 36: 210-218. View PDF

33. Qin, W., and Walker V.K. (2006). Analysis of antifreeze protein genes from Tenebrio molitor. Gene. 367: 142-149. View PDF

32. Qin, W., Neal, S., Robertson, R. M., Westwood, T., and Walker, V. K. (2005). Cold hardening and transcriptional change in Drosophila melanogaster. Insect Molecular Biology, 14: 607-613. View PDF

31. Qin, W., Tyshenko, M. G., Wu, B. S., Walker, V. K., Robertson, R. M. (2003). Cloning and characterization of hsp70 from Locusta migratoria, a highly? thermotolerant insect. Cell Stress & Chaperones 8, 144-152. View PDF

30. Yang, X., Qin, W., Lehotay, M., Toki, D., Dennis, P., Schutzbach, J., and Brockhausen, I. (2003). Soluble human core 2 b6-GlcNAc-transferase requires its conserved Cys residues for full activity. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA). 1648:62-74.

29. Allen, M., Qin, W., Moreau, F., and Moffatt, B. (2002). Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase isoforms of Arabidopsis and their potential contributions to adenine and cytokinin metabolism. Physiologia Plantarum. 115: 56-68.

28. Brockhausen, I., Lehotay, M., Yang, J., Qin, W., Young, D.,?Lucien, J., Coles, J., and Paulsen, J. (2002). Glycoprotein biosynthesis in porcine aortic endothelial cells and changes in the apoptotic cell population. Glycobiology, 12: 33-45.

27. Moffatt, B. A.,Wang, L.,Allen, M., Stevens, Y., Qin W , Schwartzenberg,K.(2000). Adenosine kinase of Arabidopsis thaliana: kinetic properties and gene expression. Plant Physiology 124: 1775-1785.

26. Qin, W., Dayer., J, Zheng, L., ,and Wang, X.(1999). Isolation and nucleotide sequence of fourth ?/span>phospholipase D, PLDdelta, from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 120, 2:635.?

25. Wang, X, Ppan, K., Fan, L., and?Qin, W. (1998). Multiple forms of phospholipase D and their roles in hormonal and stress signaling. In: J. Sanchez et al., eds: Plant Lipids. Servicio de publicationes, Spain, PP398-401.

24. Qin, W., Pappan, K., Wang, X. (1997). Molecular heterogeneity of? phospholipase D (PLD): cloning of PLD gamma and regulation of plant PLDs gamma, beta, and alpha by and calcium. J. Biol. Chem.272, 28267-28273.

23. Pappan, K., Qin, W., (co-first author), Dayer, J. H., Zheng, L., Wang, X (1997). Molecular cloning and functional analysis of a novel plant phospholipase D that requires polyphosphoinositides and submicromolar calcium for activity in Arabidopsis. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 7055-7062.

Refereed publications (Before1997)

Publications 1-22 before 1997 are not included.