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LAN Ping
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Subject categories:
plant nutrition,proteomics
Mailing Address:
Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences East Beijing Road, No.71, Nanjing 210008, China


2012.09---present: Professor, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2004.05---2012.07: Postdoctoral research fellow in China (Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences), Germany (Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular biology and Applied Ecology, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, RWTH Aachen), Australia (The State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (S.A.B.C),Murdoch University, Western Australia) and Taiwan (Institute of Plant and Microbial biology, Academia Sinica)

1998.09---2001.07.: Ph.D., Botany (major on plant physiology &biochemistry), China Agricultural University


1.Transcriptomic and proteomic response of plants to nutritional deficiency and excess and other abiotic stresses

2.Ribosome mediated selective translation in response to nutritional deficiency

3.Root architecture (root hair) in response to nutritional starvation

4.Soil proteomics



Original research articles 

1.    Wang W, Zhao XQ, Chen RF, Dong XY, Lan P, Ma JF, Shen RF. Altered cell wall properties are responsible for ammonium-reduced aluminium accumulation in rice roots. Plant Cell Environ. 2014 Dec 1. doi: 10.1111/pce.12490. 

2.    Gollhofer J, Timofeev R, Lan P, Schmidt W, Buckhout TJ. Vacuolar-Iron-Transporter1-Like proteins mediate iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 31;9 (10):e110468. 

3.    Wang J, Lan P*, Gao H, Zheng L, Li W*, Schmidt W. Expression changes of ribosomal proteins in phosphate- and iron-deficient Arabidopsis roots predict stress-specific alterations in ribosome composition. BMC Genomics. 2013 Nov 13;14(1):783.  

4.    Rodríguez-Celma J, Pan IC, Li W, Lan P, Buckhout TJ, Schmidt W. The transcriptional response of Arabidopsis leaves to Fe deficiency. Front Plant Sci. 2013 Jul 23;4:276. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00276  

5.    Wang C, Wang CY, Zhao XQ, Chen RF, Lan P, Shen RF. Proteomic analysis of a high aluminum tolerant yeast Rhodotorula taiwanensis RS1 in response to aluminum stress. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Oct;1834(10):1969-75. doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2013.06.014.  

6.    Li W, Lin WD, Ray P, Lan P, Schmidt W. Genome-wide detection of condition-sensitive alternative splicing in Arabidopsis roots. Plant Physiol. 2013 Jul; 162(3):1750-63. doi: 10.1104/pp.113.217778  

7.    Lan P*, Li WF and Schmidt W. A digital compendium of genes mediating the reversible phosphorylation of proteins in Fe-deficient Arabidopsis roots. Front Plant Sci. 2013 Jun 3;4:173. 

8.    Ping Lan*, Wenfeng Li, and Wolfgang Schmidt. Genome-wide co-expression analysis predicts protein kinases as important regulators of phosphate deficiency-induced root hair remodeling in Arabidopsis. BMC Genomics. 2013 Apr 1;14:210.  

9.    Ping Lan#, Wenfeng Li#, Wen-Dar Lin, Simonetta Santi, and Wolfgang Schmidt. Mapping gene activity of Arabidopsis root hairs. Genome Biol. 2013 Jun 25; 14(6):R67.  

10.  Ping Lan, Wenfeng Li, and Wolfgang Schmidt. Complementary Proteome and Transcriptome Profiling in Phosphate-deficient Arabidopsis Roots Reveals Multiple Levels of Gene Regulation. Mol Cell Proteomics.2012, 11, 1156-1166.  

11.  Ping Lan, Wenfeng Li, Tuan-Nan Wen, Wolfgang Schmidt. Quantitative phosphoproteome profiling of iron-deficient Arabidopsis roots. Plant Physiol. 2012 May; 159(1):403-17  

12.  Ping Lan, Wenfeng Li, Tuan-Nan Wen, Jeng-Yuan Shiau, Yu-Ching Wu, Wendar Lin, and Wolfgang Schmidt. iTRAQ Protein Profile Analysis of Arabidopsis Roots Reveals New Aspects Critical for Iron Homeostasis. Plant Physiol. 2011 Feb; 155(2):821-34   

13.  Ping Lan and Wolfgang Schmidt. The enigma of eIF5A in the iron deficiency response of Arabidopsis. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 2011, 6:4, 1-3   

14.  Ping Lan, Wenfeng Li, Huizhong Wang, Wujun Ma. Characterization, sub-cellular localization and expression profiling of the isoprenylcysteine methylesterase gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biol. 2010 Sep 27; 10: 212  

15.  Ping Lan, Wen-Bin Yeh, Chih-Wei Tsai, and Na-Sheng Lin. A Unique Glycine-Rich Motif at the N-terminal Region of Bamboo mosaic virus Coat Protein Is Required for Symptom Expression. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010 Jul; 23(7):903-14 

Review Articles & Book Chapters 

16.  Lu Zheng, Ping Lan*, RenFang Shen*, and WenFeng Li*. Proteomics of aluminum tolerance in plants. Proteomics. 2014 Mar;14(4-5):566-78 

17.  Lan P, Li WF and Schmidt W. OMICS APPROACHES TOWARD UNDERSTANDING PLANT PHOSPHORUS ACQUISITION AND USE. Chpt. 3 of "Phosphorus Metabolism in Plants in the Post-genomic Era: From Gene to Ecosystem" (WC Plaxton & H Lambers, Eds). Annual Plant Reviews. 2015 June 48:68-95 

Community service:
Commitment to research the situation:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31370280)

The strategic leading special science and technology project of Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDB15030103)