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Ai-Yu Wang
Full-Time,Chair,Professor,Biochemistry,Distinguished Professor
Job Title Professor and Chairman
Name Ai-Yu Wang
Office Tel No. 02-3366-4521
Email aywang@ntu.edu.tw
Education Doctor, Inst Agric Chem, National Taiwan University(1984~1989)
Research Expertise Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Teaching Field Molecular Biology, Biochemistry A, Biotechnology Core Techniques
Location Biochemistry Lab.(AC2-518)
Tel(Lab) +886-2-3366-4521
Fax +886-2-2366-0434
  • Doctor, Inst Agric Chem, National Taiwan University(1984/09 ~ 1989/06)
  • Bachelor, Dept Agric Chem, National Taiwan University(1980/09 ~ 1984/06)
  • Taipei Municipal First Girls’ Senior High School(1977/09 ~ 1980/06)
  • Chair, Dept Biochem Sci Tech (BST) (2016/08 ~ now)
  • Professor, Dept Biochem Sci Tech (BST) (2009/08 ~ now)
  • Professor, Institute Microbiol Biochem (mbc) (2003/08~2009/07)
  • Professor, Dept Agric Chem(1999/08 ~ 2003/07)
  • Associate Professor, Dept Agric Chem(1999/08 ~ 2003/07)
  • Post-doc Res, Dept Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign(1989/08 ~ 1993/07)
  • Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan University (2013)
  • Excellent Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2012)
  • Good Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2011)
  • Good Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2009)
  • Excellent Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2006)
  • Good Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2005)
  • Good Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2004)
  1. Huang YC, Hsiang EC, Yang CC, Wang AY. New insight into the catalytic properties of rice sucrose synthase. Plant Mol Biol 2015; In Press.(SCI)
  2. Hsieh YL, Lu CF, Chiang BY, Liao SC, Chen RY, Lin CS, Wang AY, Yang CC. Molecular Characterization of Ethylene Response Sensor 1 (BoERS1) in Bambusa oldhamiiPlant Mol Biol Rep 2015: 1-12.(SCI)
  3. Liao SC, Lin CS, Wang AY, Sung HY. Differential expression of genes encoding acid invertases in multiple shoots of bamboo in response to various phytohormones and environmental factors. J Agri Food Chem. 2013; : 4396–4405. (SCI)
  4. Yeh SH, Lee BH, Liao SC, Tsai MH, Tseng YH, Chang HC, Yang CC, Jan HC, Chiu YC, Wang AY. Identification of genes differentially expressed during the growth of Bambusa oldhamiiPlant Physiol Biochem 2013; 63: 217-26.(SCI)
  5. Yeh SH, Lin CS, Wu FH, Wang AY. Analysis of the expression of BohLOL1, which encodes an LSD1-like zinc finger protein in Bambusa oldhamiiPlanta. 2011; 234(6): 1179-89.(SCI)
  6. Chang JC, Liao YC, Yang CC, Wang AY. The purine-rich DNA-binding protein OsPurα participates in the regulation of the rice sucrose synthase 1 gene expression. Physiol Plant. 2011; 143(3): 219-34.(SCI)
  7. Chen CY, Hsieh MH, Yang CC, Lin CS, Wang AY. Analysis of the cellulose synthase genes associated with primary cell wall synthesis in Bambusa oldhamii.Phytochemistry. 2010; 71(11-12): 1270-9.(SCI)
  8. Chen TH, Huang YC, Yang CS, Yang CC, Wang AY, Sung HY. Insights into the catalytic properties of bamboo vacuolar invertase through mutational analysis of active site residues. Phytochemistry. 2009; 70(1): 25-31.(SCI)
  9. Chiu WB, Lin CH, Chang CJ, Hsieh MH, Wang AY. Molecular characterization and expression of four cDNAs encoding sucrose synthase from green bambooBambusa oldhamiiNew Phytol. 2006; 170(1): 53-63.(SCI)
  10. Hsieh CW, Liu LK, Yeh SH, Chen CF, Lin HI, Sung HY, Wang AY. Molecular cloning and functional identification of invertase isozymes from green bambooBambusa oldhamiiJ Agric Food Chem. 2006; 54(8): 3101-7.(SCI)
  11. Wang LT, Wang AY, Hsieh CW, Chen CY, Sung HY. Vacuolar invertases in sweet potato: molecular cloning, characterization, and analysis of gene expression. J Agric Food Chem. 2005; 53(9): 3672-8.(SCI)
  12. Liao YC, Wang AY. Sugar-modulated gene expression of sucrose synthase in suspension-cultured cells of rice. Physiol Plant. 2003; 118(3): 319-27.(SCI)
  13. Huang WC, Wang AY, Wang LT, Sung HY. Expression and characterization of sweet potato invertase in Pichia pastorisJ Agric Food Chem. 2003; 51(5): 1494-9.(SCI)
  14. Tsai ZC, Wang AY. Identification of rice manganese-dependent protein kinases that phosphorylate sucrose synthase at multiple serine residues. Bot Bull Acad Sinica. 2003; 44(2): 141-50.(SCI)
  15. Wang AY, Kao MH, Yang WH, Sayion Y, Liu LF, Lee PD, Su JC. Differentially and developmentally regulated expression of three rice sucrose synthase genes. Plant Cell Physiol. 1999; 40(8): 800-7.(SCI)
  16. Sayion Y, Huang YW, Chen HM, Liao YC, Wang AY. Expression and Characterization of rice sucrose synthase in Escherichia coliFood Sci Agri Chem. 1999; 1(2): 122-8
  17. Lin CL, Lin HC, Wang AY, Sung HY. Purification and characterization of an alkaline invertase from shoots of etiolated rice seedlings. New Phytol. 1999; 142(3): 427-34.(SCI)
  18. Kao MH, Wang AY. Effects of sucrose, light and temperature on the steady-state levels of sucrose synthase isozymes in etiolated rice seedlings. J Chin Agri Chem Soc. 1999; 37(2): 207-14
  19. Huang DY, Wang AY. Purification and characterization of sucrose synthase isozymes from etiolated rice seedlings. Biochem Mol Biol Int. 1998; 46(1): 107-13.(SCI)
  20. Huang JW, Chen JT, Yu WP, Shyur LF, Wang AY, Sung HY, Lee PD, Su JC. Complete structures of three rice sucrose synthase isogenes and differential regulation of their expressions. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1996; 60(2): 233-9.(SCI)
  21. Wang AY, Cronan JE, Jr. The growth phase-dependent synthesis of cyclopropane fatty acids in Escherichia coli is the result of an RpoS(KatF)-dependent promoter plus enzyme instability. Mol Microbiol. 1994; 11(6): 1009-17.(SCI)
  22. Chang YY, Wang AY, Cronan JE, Jr. Expression of Escherichia coli pyruvate oxidase (PoxB) depends on the sigma factor encoded by the rpoS(katF) gene. Mol Microbiol. 1994; 11(6): 1019-28.(SCI)
  23. Wang AY, Juang RH, Chang CT, Sung HY. Purification and characterization of 5'-phosphodiesterase from barley rootlets. Biochem Mol Biol Int. 1993; 29(6): 1095-102.(SCI)
  24. Chang YY, Wang AY, Cronan JE, Jr. Molecular cloning, DNA sequencing, and biochemical analyses of Escherichia coli glyoxylate carboligase. An enzyme of the acetohydroxy acid synthase-pyruvate oxidase family. J Biol Chem. 1993; 268(6): 3911-9.(SCI)
  25. Yu WP, Wang AY, Juang RH, Sung HY, Su JC. Isolation and sequences of rice sucrose synthase cDNA and genomic DNA. Plant Mol Biol. 1992; 18(1): 139-42.(SCI)
  26. Wang AY, Yu WP, Juang RH, Huang JW, Sung HY, Su JC. Presence of three rice sucrose synthase genes as revealed by cloning and sequencing of cDNA. Plant Mol Biol. 1992; 18(6): 1191-4.(SCI)
  27. Wang AY, Grogan DW, Cronan JE, Jr. Cyclopropane fatty acid synthase ofEscherichia coli: deduced amino acid sequence, purification, and studies of the enzyme active site. Biochemistry. 1992; 31(45): 11020-8.(SCI)
  28. Wang AY, Chang YY, Cronan JE, Jr. Role of the tetrameric structure ofEscherichia coli pyruvate oxidase in enzyme activation and lipid binding. J Biol Chem. 1991; 266(17): 10959-66.(SCI)
  29. Chang YY, Cronan JE, Jr., Li SJ, Reed K, Vanden Boom T, Wang AY. Locations of the lippoxB, and ilvBN genes on the physical map of Escherichia coliJ Bacteriol. 1991; 173(17): 5258-9.(SCI)