ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-100318-3
Liu, Zhenhui
Email: zhenhuiliu@ouc.edu.cn
URL: http://222.195.158.131/hysm/005075.htm
Affiliation: Zhenhui Lab
Address: Department of Marine Biology Marine Life Science College Ocean University of China 5 Yushan Road Qingdao, 266003 China
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Research interests: The taste receptors of zebrafish; The control of obesity.

Education:
2000 2003 Ph.D. Cell and Development Biology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.
1997 2000 M.S. Molecular Biology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.
1993 1995 B.S. Biology, Normal University of Shandong, Ji¢nan, China.
1991-1993 Department of Biology, Normal College of Weifang, Weifang, China.

Postdoctoral Training:
2007-2008 European Center of Taste Sciences in France and the Centre for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH) in Hamburg University in Germany.
2011-2012 Utah State University

Academic Appointments:
2011- Professor, Ocean University of China
2006-2010 Associate professor, Ocean University of China
2003-2005 Teaching, Ocean University of China


PUBLICATIONS
Wang, M., Zhang, X., Zhang, S., Liu, Z. (2018) Zebrafish fatty acids receptor Gpr84 enhances macrophage phagocytosis. Fish & shellfish immunology. 84:1098-1099
Wang, P., Liu, S., Yang, Q., Liu, Z., Zhang, S. (2018) Functional characterization of thyrostimulin in amphioxus suggests an ancestral origin of the TH signaling pathway. Endocrinology. 159(10):3536-3548
Liu, H., Xu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhong, S., Wang, M., Lin, P., Li, H., Liu, Z. (2017) Cd36 is a candidate lipid sensor involved in the sensory detection of fatty acid in zebrafish. Physiology & behavior. 182:34-39
Wang, P., Wang, M., Ji, G., Yang, S., Zhang, S., Liu, Z. (2017) Demonstration of a functional Kiss-Kissr system in amphioxus with implications for origin of neuroendocrine regulation. Endocrinology. 158(5):1461-1473
Liu, K., Xu, Y., Wang, Y., Wei, S., Feng, D., Huang, Q., Zhang, S., Liu, Z. (2016) Developmental expression and immune role of the class B scavenger receptor cd36 in zebrafish. Developmental and comparative immunology. 60:91-5
Huang, Q., Feng, D., Liu, K., Wang, P., Xiao, H., Wang, Y., Zhang, S., Liu, Z. (2014) A medium-chain fatty acid receptor Gpr84 in zebrafish: Expression pattern and roles in immune regulation. Developmental and comparative immunology. 45:252-258
Li, L., Wei, S., Huang, Q., Feng, D., Zhang, S., and Liu, Z. (2013) A novel galanin receptor 1a gene in zebrafish: Tissue distribution, developmental expression and roles in nutrition regulation. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. 164(3):159-167
Liu, Z., Xu, Y., Wu, L., and Zhang, S. (2010) Evolution of galanin receptor genes: insights from the deuterostome genomes. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics. 28(1):97-106
Sun, Y., Liu, Z., and Zhang, S. (2010) Tissue distribution, developmental expression and up-regulation of p8 transcripts on stress in zebrafish. Fish & shellfish immunology. 28(4):549-554
Liu, Z., Sun, Y., Liu, N., Fan, N., and Zhang, S. (2009) Characterization, expression, and response to stress of p8 gene in amphioxus. Fish & shellfish immunology. 27(3):407-413
Tian, J., Zhang, S., Liu, Z., and Wang, Y. (2008) Evolution and expression of gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor-associated protein from the amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri. DNA sequence : the journal of DNA sequencing and mapping. 19(3):319-325
Fan, C., Zhang, S., Liu, Z., Li, L., Luan, J., and Saren, G. (2007) Identification and expression of a novel class of glutathione-S-transferase from amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri with implications to the origin of vertebrate liver. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology. 32(2):450-461
Liu, L., Zhang, S., Liu, Z., Li, H., Liu, M., Wang, Y., and Ma, L. (2005) Ribosomal proteins L34 and S29 of amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense: cDNAs cloning and gene copy number. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 52(4):857-862

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
1. Yanling Sun, Zhenhui Liu*, Shicui Zhang. Tissue distribution, developmental expression and up-regulation of p8 transcripts on stress in zebrafish. Fish & Shellfish Immunology,(2010) 1-6.
2. Claire Fenech, Lila Patrikainen, Daniel S. Kerr, Sylvie Grall, Zhenhui Liu, Fabienne Laugerette, Bettina Malnic and Jean-Pierre Montmayeur. Ric-8A, a G¦Á protein guanine nucleotide exchange factor potentiates taste receptor signaling. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, October 2009 | Volume 3 | Article 11 | 1. doi: 10.3389/neuro.03.011.2009.
3. Zhenhui Liu*, Yanping Xu, Ling Wu and Shicui Zhang. Evolution of galanin receptor genes: insights from the deuterostome genomes. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 2010, accepted.
4. Zhenhui Liu*, Lei Li, Hongyan Li, Shicui Zhang, Guangdong Ji, Yanling Sun. EST analysis of the immune-relevant genes in Chinese amphioxus challenged with lipopolysaccharide. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 26 (2009) 843¨C849.
5. Zhenhui Liu*, Yanling Sun, Naiguo Liu, Ningning Fan, Shicui Zhang. Characterization, expression, and response to stress of p8 gene in amphioxus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 27 (2009) 407¨C413.
6. Jing LUAN, Zhenhui LIU, Shicui ZHANG, Hongyan LI, Chunxin FAN, Lei LI. Characterization, Evolution and Expression of the Calmodulin1 Genes from the Amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica. 2007£¬39 (4), 255¨C264.
7. Zhenhui Liu, Shicui Zhang, Hongyan Li, Jing Luan, Yongjun Wang, Lei Wang and Jianhan Xiang. Characterization and expression profile of AmphiCD63 encoding a novel member of TM4SF proteins from amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. DNA Sequence.2005£¬ 16(3):195-201.
8. Zhenhui Liu, Shicui Zhang, Mei Liu, Yongjun Wang, and Anlong Xu, Evolution and expression of the amphioxus AmphiHMGB gene encoding a HMG-box protein. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY. 2004, 137:131-138.
9. Zhenhui Liu, Shicui Zhang, Mei Liu and Anlong Xu. Identification of the Ribosomal Protein S15a and L19 from the Amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. OPHELIA. 2004, 58(1): 23-27.
10. Zhenhui Liu, Jie Kong, Xiaowen Sun and Jingyao Deng. Application of RAPD technique for identification in three different stocks of Penaeus chinensis. Acta Oceanologica Sinica. 2003, 22(4): 629-634.
11. Zhenhui Liu, Zhang S., Yuan J., Sawant M.S., Wei J., and Xu A. Molecular Cloning and Phylogenetic Analysis of AmphiUbf80, a New Member of Ubiquitin Family from the Amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. Current Science 2002, 83, 50-53.
12. N Liu, S Zhang, Z. Liu. Characterization and expression of gamma-interferon-inducible lysosomal thiol reductase (GILT) gene in amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri with implications for GILT in innate immune response. Mol Immunol. 2007 Apr;44(10):2631-7.
13. C Fan, S Zhang, Z. Liu. Identification and expression of a novel class of glutathione-S-transferase from amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri with implications to the origin of vertebrate liver. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2007;39(2):450-61.
14. L Wang, S Zhang, Z. Liu. Characterization and expression of amphioxus ApoD gene encoding an archetype of vertebrate ApoD proteins. Cell Biol Int. 2007 Jan;31(1):74-81.
15. Jinduo Yuan, Shicui Zhang, Zhenhui Liu, Zhidong Luan, and Gengxi Hu. Cloning and phylogenetic analysis of an amphioxus myogenic bHLH gene AmphiMDF. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2003, 301: 960-967.
16. M. Liu, S. Zhang, Z. Liu, and A. Xu. Characterization, organization and expression of AmphiLysC, an acidic c-type lysozyme gene in amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. Gene, 2006, 367: 110-117.
17. He Y, Tang B, Zhang S, Liu Z, Zhao B, Chen L. Molecular and immunochemical demonstration of a novel member of Bf/C2 homolog in amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri: implications for involvement of hepatic cecum in acute phase response.Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2008 Jun;24(6):768-78.
18. Tian J, Zhang S, Liu Z, Zhuang Y, Wang Y, Jiang S. Characterization and tissue-specific expression of phosphatidylcholine transfer protein gene from amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri.Cell Tissue Res. 2007 Oct;330(1):53-61.
19. Zhao B, Zhang S, Wang Y, Liu Z, Kong D. Characterization and expression of p23 gene in the amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri.Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Sep;145(1):10-5.
20. Wang Y£¬Zhang S£¬Liu Z. Characterization and Expression of AmphiCL Encoding Cathepsin L Proteinase from Amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense. Marine Biotechnology 2005,7: 279-286.