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Name  
Chunxiang HU
Academic Title  
  Professor
Education  
  Ph.D.
Phone  
  86-27-68780866
 E-mail 
  cxhu@ihb.ac.cn

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Personal Data: (education, special honors etc.)

Female, research Professor. Graduated from Biology Department of Northwest Normal University in 1988, obtained her Master’s degree in 1991, and Doctor’s degree in Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS in 1999. 2000-2002 successively as a guest researcher and post-doctor worked in the Pharmacy School of Oslo University, Norway. 

Research Experience:

1988.9-1996.9  Cyanobacterial taxonomy and ecology in Northwest Normal University

1996.9-1999.8  The formation mechanism on biological soil crusts in Tengger Desert in Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS.

2000.4-2001.12  Chemical structure and physical character of algal extracellular polysaccharides in Pharmacy School of Oslo University, Norway.

2002.1-2004.6  Biological activity of algal extracellular polysaccharides and ecophysiology on terrestrial cyanobacteria in Northwest Normal University

2004.7-  Professor of Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS.


Research Directions:

Algal physic-ecology in edaphic, lithic and other fresh water environments, especially algal biological mechanism in stabilization shifting sandy surface, amelioration soil structure, influence water cycle of arid and semiarid area. And algal application in the restoration of damaged soil ecosystem 

Algal photosynthetic physiology, carbon and nitrogen metabolism, and the relationship between physiological metabolism and excrete of extracellular polysaccharides.  

Oleaginous microalgae from species screen, cultivation, CO2 mitigation and NOx utilization, and lipid accumulation mechanism.

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Recent Publications:

  Xia L, Yang HJ, He QN, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Physiological responses of freshwater oleaginous microalgae Desmodesmus sp. NMX451 under nitrogen deficiency and alkaline pH-induced lipid accumulation. J Appl Phycol, 2014, online.  (*Corresponding author) 

      Wu L, Xu LL, Hu CX*. Screening and characterization of oleaginous microalgal species from northern Xinjiang. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015, online.  

  He QN, Yang HJ, Xu LL, Xia L, Hu CX*. Sufficient utilization of natural fluctuating light intensity is an effective approach of promoting lipid productivity in oleaginous microalgal cultivation outdoors. Bioresource Technol, 180: 79-87, 2015.  

  Zhang DL, Liu SY, Zhang J, Hu CX*, Li DH, Liu YD. Antioxidative responses in zebrafish liver exposed to sublethal doses Aphanizomenon flos-aquae DC-1 aphantoxins. Ecotox Environ Safe, 113: 425-432, 2015.  

  Yang HJ, He QN, Rong JF, Xia L, Hu CX*  Rapid neutral lipid accumulation of the alkali -resistant oleaginous Monoraphidium dybowskii LB50 by NaCl induction. Bioresource Technol, 172, 131-137, 2014.  

  Xia L, Song SX, He QN, Yang HJ, Hu CX*. Selection of microalgae for biodiesel production in a scalable outdoor photobioreactor in north China. Bioresource Technol, 174: 274-280, 2014 

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Desiccation provides photosynthetic protection for crust cyanobacteria Microcoleus vaginatus from high temperature. Physiol Plant, 152: 345-354, 2014. 

  Wu L, Zhang GK, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Longitudinal photosynthetic gradient in crust lichens’ thalli. Microb Ecol, 67: 888-896, 2014. 

  Lan SB, Zhang QY, Wu L. Liu YD, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Artificially accelerating the reversal of desertification: cyanobacterial inoculation facilitates the succession of vegetation communities. Environ Sci Technol, 48, 307-315, 2014.  

  Xia L, Rong JF, Yang HJ, He QN, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. NaCl as an effective inducer for lipid accumulation in freshwater microalgae Desmodesmus abundans. Bioresource Technol, 161:402-409, 2014 

  Ge HM, Zhou XP, Xia L, Hu CX*. Effects of light intensity on component and topographical structure of extracellular polysaccharide from the cyanobacteria Micrococcus vaginatus. Phycologia, 53(2): 167-173, 2014.   

  Zhang DL, Zhang J, Hu CX*, Wang GH, Li DH, Liu YD. Morphological alterations and acetylcholinesterase and monoamine oxidase inhibition in liver of zebrafish exposed to Aphanizomenon flos-aquae DC-1 aphantoxins. Aquat Toxicol, 157: 215-224, 2014 

  Yue T, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Comparative studies on phosphate utilization of two bloom-forming Microcystis sp. (Cyanobacteria) isolated from Lake Taihu (China). J Appl Phycol, 26:333–339, 2014. 

  Ge HM, Xia L, Zhou XP, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Effects of light intensity on component and topographical structure of extracellular polysaccharide from the cyanobacteria Nostoc sp. J Microbiol, 52(2): 179-183, 2014.  

  Li H, Rao B, Wang G, Shen S, Li D, Hu C, Liu Y. Spatial heterogeneity of cyanobacteria -inoculated sand dunes significantly influences artificial biological soil crusts in the Hobq Desert (China). Environ Earth Sci, 71(S1): 245-253. 2014. 

  Wu L, Zhang GK, Chen XG, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Development and succession of artificial biological soil crusts and the changes of microbial biomasses. Environ Sci, 35(4): 267-273, 2014 (in Chinese) 

  Wu L, Chen XG, Zhang GK, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX *. Development and succession of artificial biological soil crusts and water holding characteristics of topsoil. Environ Sci, 35(3): 348-353, 2014 (in Chinese) 

  Ge HM, Zhou XP, Xia L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Effects of light and nitrogen source on the secretion of extracellular polysaccharides from Nostoc sp. Acta Hydrobiol Sin, 38(3): 483-489, 2014 (in Chinese)  

  Yue T, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Utilization of phosphorus in four forms of the three dominant Microcystis morphospecies in Lake Taihu. J Lake Sci, 26 (3): 379 -384, 2014 (in Chinese) 

  Xia L, Zhou XP, Ge HM, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Photoautotrophic outdoor two-stage cultivation for oleaginous microalgae Scenedesmus obtusus XJ-15. Bioresource Technol, 144: 261-267, 2013.  

  Zhou XP, Ge HM, Xia L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Feasibility of biodiesel production by microalgae Chlorella sp. (FACHB-1748) under outdoor conditions. Bioresource Technol, 138, 131-135, 2013. 

  Zhou XP, Ge HM, Xia L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Evaluation of oil -producing algae as potential biodiesel feedstock. Bioresource Technol,134: 24-29, 2013. 

  Zhang DL, Hu CX*, Li DH, Liu YD. Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant response in zebrafish brain induced by Aphanizomenon flosaquae DC-1 aphantoxins. Aquat Toxicol. (144 -145): 250-256, 2013. 

  Zhang DL, Hu CX*, Li DH, Liu YD*. Zebrafish locomotor capacity and brain acetylcholine -esterase activity is altered by Aphanizomenon flos-aquae DC-1 aphantoxins. Aquat Toxicol. (138-139): 139-149, 2013.  

  Lan SB,Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. 2013. Assessing level of development and successional stages in biological soil crusts with biological indicators. Microb Ecol, 66(2):394-403, 2013.  

  Wu L, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Functional reactivation of photosystem II in lichen soil crusts after long-term desiccation. Plant Soil, 369 (1): 177-186, 2013.  

  Wu L, Zhang GK, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Microstructures and photosynthetic diurnal changes in the different types of lichen soil crusts. Eur J Soil Biol, 59: 48 -53, 2013.  

  Wu L, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Recovery of chlorophyll fluorescence and CO2 exchange in lichen soil crusts after rehydration. Eur J Soil Biol, 55: 77-82, 2013.  

  Zhang Y, Hu CX*, Zhang DL. Effect of clinorotation on cellular structure, photosynthetic activity, carbohydrate and astaxanthin metabolism of Haematococcus pluvialis. Chin J Space Sci, 33(3): 293-301, 2013 (in Chinese) 

  Zhang DL, Hu CX, Wang, GH Li DH, Li GB, Liu YD*. Zebrafish neurotoxicity from aphantoxins -cyanobacterial paralytic shellfish poisons (PSPs) from Aphanizomenon flos-aquae DC-1. Environ Toxicol, 28(5): 239-254, 2013. 

  Hu MM, Li YH, Wang Z, Wang Y, Hu C, Shen Y, Liu Y*, Li G, Li D. Seasonal dynamics and phylogenetic analysis of analysis of bacterioplankton in Lake Erhai, SW-China. Fresen Environ Bull, 21(1A): 127-136, 2012  

  Zhou XP, Xia L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Effect of outdoor conditions on the biomass and lipid accumulation of six green algae. Energ Source Part A, 2012, Doi: UESO -2012-0895.R2.  

  Zhang Y, Li XY, Ge HM, Wu L, Xia L, Wang GH, Hu CX*. Influence of clinorotation on cellular structure, photosynthetic activity, carbohydrate and astaxanthin metabolism of Haematococcus pluvialis. Fresen Environ Bull. 21 (8): 2017-2026, 2012.  

  Zhang Y, Li XY, Wang GH, Hu CX*, Liu YD. Physiological responses of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under clinorotation. Microgravity Sci Tec, 24 (4): 281-286, 2012  

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Composition of photosynthetic organisms and diurnal changes of photosynthetic efficiency in algae and moss crusts. Plant Soil, 351(1): 325-336, 2012.  

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Successional stages of biological soil crusts and their microstructure variability in Shapotou region (China). Environ Earth Sci., 65: 77-88, 2012  

  Wu PP, Rao BQ, Hao ZJ, Liu YD*, Hu CX*, Li DH, Shen YW. Physiological and ultrastructural characteristics of Scytonema javanicum under high temperature. Acta Hydrobiol Sin. 2012, 36(4):735-743 (in Chinese) 

  Wu L, Lan SB, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. Small-scale vertical distribution of algae and structure of lichen soil crusts. Microb Ecol, 62:715-724, 2011.  

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*, Liu YD. Ethanol outperforms multiple solvents in the extraction of chlorophyll-a from biological soil crusts. Soil Biol Biochem, 43: 857-861, 2011.  

  Zhang DL, Hu CX, Wang GH, Liu YD. Response of apoptotic genes to aphantoxin-paralytic shellfish poison in freshwater extracted from the Aphanizomenon flos-aquae DC-1 in cells of brain on zebrafish. Acta Hydrobiol Sin, 35(2): 238-245, 2011(in Chinese) 

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*. On terrestrialization situation and its driving factors in Nansi Lake. J Lake Sci, 23(4): 643-648, 2011 (in Chinese) 

  Zhang DL, Liu YD, Hu CX*. On ecoregional frame and indices system based on lacustrine nutrients in China. J Lake Sci,23 (6): 821-827, 2011 (in Chinese) 

  Lan SB, Wu L, Zhang DL, Hu CX*, Liu YD. Effects of drought and salt stresses on man-made cyanobacterial crusts. Eur J Soil Biol, 46: 381 -386, 2010.  

  Lan SB, Hu CX*, Rao BQ, Wu L, Zhang DL, Liu YD. Non-rainfall water sources in the topsoil and their changes during formation of man-made algal crusts at the eastern edge of Qubqi Desert, Inner Mongolia. Sci China-Life Sci, 53 (9): 1131-1141, 2010.  

  Wang GH, Hao ZJ, Huang ZB, Li XY, Hu CX, Liu YD*. Raman spectroscopic analysis of a desert cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. in response to UV-B radiation. Astrobiology, 10(8): 783-788, 2010.  

  Xu JJ, Zhang DL, Wu GQ, Wang GH, Liu YD, Hu CX*. Effect of wind stress on photosynthetic activity of Microcoleus vaginatus crusts, Acta Hydrobiol Sin, 34(3): 575-581, 2010 (in Chinese) 

  


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