Xiaolan Rao

Research Assistant Professsor
Biological Sciences
Research Interests: 
  • Bioinformatics on data analysis for of next generation sequencing

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1.Yang, H., Barros-Rios, J., Kourteva, G., Rao, X., Chen, F., Shen, H., Liu, C., Podstolski, A., Belanger, F., Havkin-Frenkel, D. and Dixon, R.A. (2017). A re-evaluation of the final step of vanillin biosynthesis in the orchid Vanilla planifolia. Phytochemistry 139, 33-46

2.Rao, X., and Dixon, R.A. (2016). The Differences between NAD-ME and NADP-ME Subtypes of C4 Photosynthesis: More than Decarboxylating Enzymes. Frontiers in Plant Science 7, 1525.

3.Rao, X., Lu, N., Li, G., Nakashima, J., Tang, Y. and Dixon, R.A. (2016). Comparative cell-specific transcriptomics reveals differentiation of C4 photosynthesis pathways in switchgrass and other C4 lineages. Journal of Experimental Botany 67, 1649-1662.

4.Chen, X., Ma, Q., Rao, X., Tang, Y., Wang, Y., Li, G., Zhang, C., Mao, Z., Dixon, R.A. and Xu, Y. (2015). Genome-scale identification of cell-wall related genes in switchgrass through comparative genomics and computational analyses of transcriptomic data. BioEnergy Research 9, 172-180.

5.Rao, X., Krom, N., Tang, Y., Widiez, T., Havkin-Frenkel, D., Belanger, F.C., Dixon, R.A. and Chen, F. (2014). A deep transcriptomic analysis of pod development in the vanilla orchid (Vanilla planifolia). BMC Genomics 15, 964.