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  • 104 R Guillonneau, A Murphy, ZJ Teng, P Wang, YZ Zhang, DJ Scanlan, Y Chen (2022) Trade-offs of lipid remodelling in a marine predator-prey interaction in response to phosphorus limitation. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 119 (36) e2203057119Link opens in a new window.
  • 103 Lyon R, Jones RA, Shropshire H, Aberdeen I, Scanlan DJ, Millard A, Chen Y (2022) Membrane lipid renovation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa - implications for phage therapy? Environ Microbiol.
  • 102 Li CY, Crack JC, Newton-Payne S, Murphy A, Chen XL, Pinchbeck BJ, Zhou S, Peng M, Zhang XH, Chen Y, Brun NE, Todd JD, Zhang YZ. (2021) Mechanistic insight into Dsyb/DSYB, key enzymes in marine dimethylsulfoniopropionate synthesis, mLife, opens in a new window
  • 101 Zhang LM, Silvano E, Rithman B, Ferretjans MA, Chen Y* (2022) Lipidomics and proteomics analyses of the N2-fixing bacterium Klebsiella variicola W12 in response to phosphorus stress. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment,
  • 100 Scanlan J, Guillonneau R, Najmin S, Mausz MA, Murphy A, Cunningham M, Murray L, Kumaresan D, Zhang LM, Chen Y* (2022) the proteobacterial methanotroph Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b remodels membrane lipids in response to phosphate limitation. mBio
  • 99 Naguib M, Feldman N, Zarodkiewicz P, Shropshire H, Biamis C, EI-Halfawy OM, McCain J, Dezanet C, Decout JL, Chen Y, Cosa G, Valvano MA (2022) An evolutionary conserved detoxification system for membrane lipid–derived peroxyl radicals in Gram-negative bacteria. PloS Biol.
  • 98 Murphy A, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y, Bending GD, Hammond JP, Wellington EMH, Lidbury I (2022) 2-aminoethylphosphonate utilisation in Pseudomonas putida BIRD-1 is controlled by multiple master regulators. Environ Microbiol. 24(4), 1902–1917Link opens in a new window.
  • 97 Mausz MA*, Airs RL, Dixon JL, Widdicome CE, Tarran G, Polimene L, Dashfield S, Beale R, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y *(2022) Microbial uptake dynamics of glycine betaine and choline in coastal seawater. Limnology and Oceanography. 67, 2022, 10521064.Link opens in a new window
  • 96 Wang Y, Wang P, Cao HY, Ding HT, Su HN, Liu SC, Liu GF, Zhang X, Li CY, Peng M, Li FC, Li SY, Chen Y, Chen XL, Zhang YZ (2021) Structure of Vibrio collagenase VhaC provides new insight into the mechanism of bacterial collagenolysis. Nature Communications, 13, 566 (2022). opens in a new window.


  • 95 Qin QL, Wang ZB, Cha QQ, Liu SS, Ren XB, Fu HH, Sun ML, Zhao DL, McMinn A, Chen Y, Chen XL, Zhang YZ, Li PY (2021). Biogeography of culturable marine bacteria from both poles reveals that 'everything is not everywhere' at the genomic level. Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15870. Link opens in a new window
  • 94 Yu Y, Yang J, Zheng LY, Sheng Q, Li PY, Fu HH, L CY, Y Chen, Zhang YZ, Chen XL (2021) D-alanine metabolism by abundant marine heterotrophic bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 88(3):e0221921.Link opens in a new window
  • 93 Teng ZJ, Wang P, Chen XL, Guillonneau R, Li CY, Zou SB, Gong J, Xu KW, Han L, Wang C, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y, Zhang YZ (2021) Acrylate protects a marine bacterium from grazing by a ciliate predator. Nature Microbiology, 6(11):1351-1356.Link opens in a new window
  • 92 Wang XJ, Ten ZJ, Wang P, Fu HH, Zhang WP, Chen XL, Zhang YZ, Y Chen, Zhang N, Li CY (2021) Molecular Insight into Dimethylsulfoxide Formation through Dimethylsulfide Oxidation Catalyzed by Bacterial Trimethylamine Monooxygenase. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12:735793. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.735793Link opens in a new window
  • 91 Teng ZJ, Qin QL, Zhang. WP, Li J, Fu HH, Wang P, Lan MS, Lu GF, He JF, McMinn A, Wang M, Chen XL, Zhang YZ, Chen Y, Li CY (2021) Biogeographic traits of dimethyl sulfide and dimethylsulfoniopropionate cycling in polar oceans. Microbiome, 9, 207. opens in a new window.
  • 90 Murphy AR, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y, Adams NB, Cadman WA, Boottrill A, Bending G, Hammond JP, Hitchcoock. A, Wellington EMH, Lidbury IDEA (2021) Aminophosphonate mineralisation is a major process in oceanic nitrogen and phosphorus cycling. Nature Communications, 12, 4554 (2021). opens in a new window
  • 89 W Shi, H-Y Zhao, Y Chen, J-S Wang, B Han, C-P Li, J-Y Lu, L-M Zhang (2021) Organic manure rather than phosphorus fertilization primarily determined asymbiotic nitrogen fixation rate and the stability of diazotrophic community in an upland red soil. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment in pressLink opens in a new window.
  • 88 Rihtman B, Puxty RJ, Hapeshi A, Lee Y-J, Zhan Y, Michniewski S, Waterfield NR, Chen F, Weigele P, Millard AD, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y* (2021) A new family of globally distributed lytic roseophage, the Naomiviridae, has unusual thymidine to deoxyuridine substitution. Current Biology, 31, 3199–3206Link opens in a new window.
  • 87 CY Li, XJ Wang, XL Chen, Q Sheng, P Wang, M Quareshy, B Rihtman, X Shao, C Gao, J Todd, Y Chen, YZ Zhang (2021) A novel ATP dependent dimethylsulfoniopropionate lyase in bacteria that releases dimethyl sulfide and acryloyl-CoA. eLife 10:e64045Link opens in a new window.
  • 86 Jones RA, Shropshire H, Zhao C, Wei T, Murphy A, Lidbury I, Scanlan DJ, Y Chen* (2021) Phosphorus stress induces the synthesis of novel glycolipids in Pseudomonas aeruginosa that confer protection against a last-resort antibiotic. ISME Journal, 15(11):3303-3314Link opens in a new window.
  • 85 Wei T, Zhao C, Quareshy M, Wu N, Huang S, Zhao Y, Yang P, Mao D, Y Chen* (2021) Characterization of a glycolipid glycosyltransferase with broad substrate specificity from the marine bacterium Candidatus Pelagibacter sp. HTCC7211. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 87:e00326-21Link opens in a new window.
  • 84 Shropshire H, Jones RA, Aguilo-Ferretjans M, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y* (2021) Proteomics insights into Burkholderia cenocepacia phosphorus stress response. Environmental Microbiology, in pressLink opens in a new window.
  • 83 Smith AF, Silvano E, Pauker O, Guillonneau R, Quareshy M, Mausz MA, Murphy A, Stirrup R, Rihtman B, Feretjans MA, Brandsma J, Petersen J, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y* (2021) A novel class of sulfur-containing aminolipid widespread in marine roseobacters. ISME Journal 15, 2440–2453Link opens in a new window.
  • 82 Qin QL, Wang ZB, SU HN, Chen XL, Miao J, Wang XJ, Li CY, Zhang XY, Li PY, Wang M, Fang JS, Lidbury I, Zhang WP, Zhang XH, Yang GP, Chen Y, Zhang YZ (2021) Oxidation of trimethylamine to trimethylamine N-oxide facilitates bacterial adaptation to high hydrostatic pressure. Science Advances, opens in a new window
  • 81 Xie BB, Rong JC, Tang BL, Wang SH, Liu GM, Qin QL, Zhang XY, Zhang WP, She QX, Y Chen, Liu FC, Li SY, Chen XL, Luo HW, Zhang YZ (2021)

    Evolutionary trajectory of the replication mode of bacterial replicons. mBio, 12:e02745- 20.Link opens in a new window

  • 80. Li Y, Wang ZB, Zhang XY, Dang YR, Sun LL, Zhang WP, Fu HH, Yang GP, Wang M, McMinn A, Chen XL, Chen Y, Wang S, Zhang YZ, Qin QL (2021) Experimental evidence for long-term coexistence of copiotrophic and oligotrophic bacteria in pelagic surface seawater. Environmental Microbiology. 23(2), 11621173.Link opens in a new window
  • 79. Wang N, Chen XL, Gao C, Peng M, Wang P, Zhang N, Li FC, Yang GP, Shen QT, Chen Y, Zhang YZ, Li CY (2021) Crystal structure of gamma-glytamylmethylamide synthetase provide insight into bacterial metabolism of oceanic monomethylamine. J Biol Chem in pressLink opens in a new window.
  • 78. Shanmugam M, Quareshy M, Cameron AD, Bugg TDH, Chen Y (2021). Light-Activated Electron Transfer and Catalytic Mechanism of Carnitine Oxidation by Rieske-type Oxygenase from Human Microbiota, Angewandte Chemie 60, 4529 – 4534Link opens in a new window
  • 77. Quareshy M, Shanmugam M, Townsend E, Jameson E, Bugg TDH, Cameron AD, Chen Y (2021). Structural basis of carnitine monooxygenase CntA substrate specificity, inhibition and inter-subunit electron transfer. J Biol Chem. in pressLink opens in a new window.
  • 76. Lidbury I DAE, Borsetto C, Murphy AR, Bottrill A, Jones A, Bending GD, Hammond JP, Chen Y, Wellington EMH, Scanlan DJ (2021) Niche-adaptation in plant-associated Bacteroidetes favours specialisation in organic phophorus mineralisation. ISME Journal, 15:1040–1055Link opens in a new window.
  • 75. Ma RC, Chu YX, Wang J, Wang C, Leign MB, Chen Y, He R (2021) Stable-isotopic and metagenomic analyses reveal metabolic and microbial link of aerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification at different O2 levels. Science of the Total Environment, 764,142901Link opens in a new window.


  • 74. E Silvano, M Yang, M Wolterink, H-A Giebel, M Simon, D J Scanlan, Y Zhao, Y Chen (2020) Lipidomic analysis of roseobacters of the pelagic RCA cluster and their response to phosphorus limitation, Frontiers In Microbiology
  • 73. F Xu, XL Chen, XH Sun, F Dong, CY Li, PY Li, HT Ding, Y Chen, YZ Zhang, P Wang (2020) Structural and molecular basis for the substrate positioning mechanism of a new PL7 subfamily alginate lyase from the Arctic. J Biol Chem 295(48) 16380–16392.Link opens in a new window
  • 72. AT Kengmo, RA Jones, A Kuroki, MT Alam, S Perrier, Y Chen, M Unnikrishnan (2020) The type VII secretion system protects Staphylococcus aureus against antimicrobial host fatty acids. Scientific Reports 10, opens in a new window
  • 71. Wang Y, Li PY, Zhang Y, Cao HY, Wang YJ, Li CY, Wang P, Su HN, Chen Y, Chen XL, Zhang YZ. (2020) 3,6-anhydro-L-galactose dehydrogenase VvAHGD is a member of a new aldehyde dehydrogenase family and catalyzes by a novel mechanism with conformational switch of two catalytic residues cysteine 282 and glutamate 248. J Mol Biol, 432:2186-2203Link opens in a new window
  • 70. Tang BL, Yang J, Chen XL, Wang P, Zhao HL, Su HN, Li CY, Yu Y, Zhong S, Wang L, Lidbury I, Ding H, Wang M, McMinn A, Zhang XY, Y Chen, Zhang YZ (2019) A predator-prey interaction between a marine Pseudoalteromonas sp. and Gram-positive bacteria. Nature Communications 11,285 (2020) doi:10.1038/s41467-019-14133-xLink opens in a new window.


  • 69. F Dong, F Xu, XL Chen, PY Li, CY Li, Y Chen, P Wang, YZ Zhang (2019) Alginate lyase Aly36B is a new bacterial member of the polysaccharide lyase family 36 and catalyzes by a novel mechanism with lysine as both the catalytic base and catalytic acid. Journal of Molecular Biology. 431, 4897-4909.Link opens in a new window
  • 68. HJ Jones, E Krober, J Stephenson, M Mausz, E Jameson, A Millard, KJ Purdy, Y Chen (2019) A new family of uncultivated bacteria involved in methanogenesis from the ubiquitous osmolyte glycine betaine in coastal saltmarsh sediments. Microbiome,
  • 67 Taubert M, Grob C, Crombie A, Howat AM, Burns OJ, Weber M, Lott C, Kaster AK, Vollmers J, Jehmlich N, von Bergen M, Chen Y, Murrell JC (2019) Aerobic communal metabolism of methane by Methylococcaceae and Methylophilaceae at a shallow seep near Elba, Italy. Environmental Microbiology, 10:3780-3795Link opens in a new window.
  • 66. Y Chen, H Schäfer (2019) Towards a systematic understanding of structure-function relationship of dimethylsulfoniopropionate-catabolizing enzymes. Molecular Microbiology (micro-commentary). 111(6), 1399–1403.


  • 61. T Wei, M Quareshy, Y-Z Zhang, DJ Scanlan, Y Chen* (2018) Manganese is essential for PlcP metallophosphoesterase activity involved in lipid remodelling in abundant marine heterotrophic bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology,84(15):e01109-18Link opens in a new window
  • 60. AM Howat, J Vollmers, M Taubert, C Grob, JL Dixon, JD Todd, Y Chen, A-K Kaster, JC Murrell (2018) Comparative genomics and mutational analysis reveals a novel XoxF-utilising methylotroph in the Roseobacter group isolated from the marine environment. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00766Link opens in a new window
  • 59. Jameson E, Quareshy M, Chen Y (2018) Methodological considerations for the identification of choline and carnitine-degrading bacteria in the gut. Methods. 149:42-48.Link opens in a new window


  • 58. Lidbury I1, Mausz M1, Scanlan DJ, Chen Y*. (2017) Identification of dimethylamine monooxygenase in marine bacteria reveals a metabolic bottleneck in the marine methylated amine degradation pathway.(1equal contribution). The ISME Journal, 11: 1592-1601Link opens in a new window.
  • 57. M Taubert, C Grob, AM Howat, OJ Burns, J Pratscher, N Jehmlich, M von Bergen, HH Richnow, Y Chen*, JC Murrell *(2017) Methylamine as a Nitrogen Source for Microorganisms from a Coastal Marine Environment Environmental Microbiology, 19(6): 2246–2257Link opens in a new window. see highlight by L SteinLink opens in a new window.
  • 56. CY Li, XL Chen, D Zhang, P Wang, Q Sheng, M Peng, BB Xie, QL Qin, PY Li, XY Zhang, HN Su, XY Song, M Shi, BC Zhou, LY Xun, Y Chen, YZ Zhang (2017) Structural mechanisms for bacterial oxidation of oceanic trimethylamine into trimethylamine N-oxide. Molecular Microbiology 103:992–1003Link opens in a new window.
  • 55. Jameson E, Taubert M, Coyotzi S, Chen Y, Eyice Ö, Schäfer H, Murrell JC, Neufeld JD, Dumont MG. (2017) DNA-, RNA-, and Protein-Based Stable-Isotope Probing for High-Throughput Biomarker Analysis of Active Microorganisms. Methods Mol Biol. 1539:57-74Link opens in a new window.



  • 46. Lidbury, I., Kimberley, G., Scanlan, D.J., Murrell, J.C. Chen, Y. (2015) Comparative genomics and mutagenesis analyses of choline metabolism in the marine Roseobacter clade. Environmental MicrobiologyLink opens in a new window, 17(12):5048–5062. See highlightLink opens in a new window by L Bodrossy.
  • 45. Grob, C., Taubert, M., Howat, A.M., Burns, O.J., Dixon, J.L., Richnow H.H., Jehmlich N., von Bergen M., Chen, Y. and Murrell, J.C. (2015)Combining metagenomics with metaproteomics and stable isotope probing reveals metabolic pathways used by a naturally occurring marine methylotroph. Environmental MicrobiologyLink opens in a new window, 17(10):4007-4018.
  • 44. Taubert, M., Grob, C., Howat, A.M., Burns, O.J., Dixon, J.L., Chen, Y. and Murrell, J.C. (2015) XoxF encoding an alternative methanol dehydrogenase is widespread in coastal marine environments. Environmental MicrobiologyLink opens in a new window, 17(10):3937-3948.
  • 43. Eyice, O., Namura, M., Chen, Y., Mead, A., Samavedam, S., Schäfer, H. (2015) SIP metagenomics identifies uncultivated Methylophilaceae as dimethylsulphide degrading bacteria in soil and lake sediment. The ISME JournalLink opens in a new window, 9(11): 2336–2348.
  • 42. Zhang, D., Berry, J., Zhu, D., Wang, Y., Chen, Y., Jiang, Bo., Huang, S., Langford, H., Li, G., Davision, P.A., Xu, J., Aries, E., Huang, W.E. (2015) Magnetic nanoparticle mediated isolation of functional bacteria in a complex microbial community. The ISME JournalLink opens in a new window,9 (3):603-614.
  • 41. Lidbury, I. Murrell, J.C., Chen, Y.* (2015) 'Trimethylamine and trimethylamine N-oxide are supplementary energy sources for a marine heterotrophic bacterium: implications for marine carbon and nitrogen cycling', The ISME JournalLink opens in a new window, 9 (3):610-619. (*corresponding author).
  • 40. Wischer, D., Kumaresan, D., Johnston, A., Khawand M. EI., Stephenson, J., Hillebrand-Voiculescu, A.M., Chen, Y., Murrell, J.C. (2015) Bacterial metabolism of methylated amines and identification of novel methylotrophs in Movile Cave. The ISME JournalLink opens in a new window, 9(1):195–206.





  • 31. Chen, Y*. Patel, N.A., Crombie, A. Scrivens, J.H. & Murrell, J.C.* (2011) Bacterial flavin-containing monooxygenase is trimethylamine monooxygenase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 108:17791-17796 Link opens in a new window(*corresponding author).
  • 30. Md.T Rahman, A Crombie, H Moussard, Y Chen and J C Murrell (2011) 'Acetate represses methane oxidation by Methylocella silvestris in a peat soil microcosm', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77:4234-4236Link opens in a new window.
  • 29. Y Chen*, D Kumaresan, JC Murrell (2011) Stable-isotope probing and its application in soil microbiology. Handbook of Soil Science (2nd Edition). Vol. I 28(3):30-38, Ed. PM Huang, Y Li and ME Sumner. Taylor & Francis Group. (*corresponding author).
  • 28. Md T Rahman, A Crombie, Y Chen, N Stralis-Pavese, L Bodrossy, N P McNamara, J C Murrell. (2011) The distribution and abundance of facultative methanotroph Methylocella. ISME J 5, 1061-1066Link opens in a new window.
  • 27. Y Chen, MG Dumont, JD Neufeld, JC Murrell (2011) 'Towards 'focused metagenomics': A case study combining DNA stable-isotope probing, multiple displacement amplification and metagenomics', in Handbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology, 491- 496, Editors: F J de Bruijn, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • 26. A Cebron, B Louvel, P Faure, C France-Lanord, Y Chen, J C Murrell, C Leyval.(2011) Root exudates modify the diversity of active phenanthrene-degraders in an aged PAH-contaminated soil as revealed by stable isotope probing. Environmental Microbiology 13(3)722-736Link opens in a new window.
  • 25. Y Chen*, J C Murrell (2011) DNA-stable isotope probing. In Stable Isotope Probing and Related Technologies. 3-24. ((PDF Document)Link opens in a new window) Edited by JC Murrell & A Whiteley, ASM press (*corresponding author).


  • 24. Y Chen*, JC Murrell. (2010) Methanotrophs in moss. Nature Geoscience 3:(9)595-596. (*corresponding author).
  • 23. Y Chen, A Crombie, Md T Rahman, S N Dedysh, W Liesack, M B Stott, M Alam, A R Theisen, J C Murrell and P F Dunfield. (2010) Complete genome sequence of the aerobic methanotroph Methylocella silvestris BL2. Journal of Bacteriology, 192 (14)3840-3841.
  • 22. Y Chen, J Scanlan, L Song, A Crombie, Md T Rahman, H Schafer, J C Murrell (2010). Gamma-glutamylmethylamide is an essential intermediate for monomethylamine metabolism by Methylocella silvestris. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76:4530-4537.
  • 21. Y Chen, K L McAleer, J C Murrell. (2010) Monomethylamine as a nitrogen source for a non-methylotrophic bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76:4012-4014.
  • 20. Y Chen, J C Murrell. (2010) When metagenomics meets stable isotope probing : recent progresses and future perspectives. Trends in Microbiology, 18 : 157-163.
  • 19. H Jiang, Y Chen, P Jiang, C Zhang, T J Smith, J C Murrell, X-H Xing. (2010) Methanotrophs: multifunctional bacteria with promising applications in environmental engineering. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 49: 277-288.
  • 18. Y Chen, J D Neufeld, M G. Dumont, M W. Friedrich, J. C Murrell (2010) Metagenomic analysis of isotopically enriched DNA. Methods Mol Biol. 668: 67-75.
  • 17. Y Chen, J. C Murrell (2010) Ecology of aerobic methanotrophs and their role in methane cycling. In Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology. 28: 3067-3076. Edited by KN Timmis. Springer.
  • 16. Y Chen, J Vohra and J. C Murrell (2010) Application of DNA Stable-isotope probing for bioremediation. Methods Mol Biol. 599:129-139.


  • 15. B Han, Y Chen, G Abell, H Jiang, L Bodrossy, J Zhao, J. C Murrell, X-H Xing. (2009) Molecular ecology study of methanotroph community of an alkaline coal mine soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 70: 196-207.
  • 14. Y Chen, L Wu, R Boden, A Hillebrand, D Kumaresan, H Moussard, M Baciu, Y Lu, J C Murrell (2009) Life without light: Microbial diversity and evidence of sulfur- and ammonium-based chemolithotrophy in Movile Cave. The ISME Journal, 3 (9): 1093-1104.
  • 13. F Ye, Y Kuang, S Chen, C Zhang, Y Chen, X-H Xing (2009) Characteristics of low molecular weight heparin production by an ultrafiltration membrane bioreactor using maltose binding protein fused heparinase I. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 46:193-198.
  • 12. B Han, T Su, H Wu, Z Gou, X-H Xing, H Jiang, Y Chen, X Li, J C Murrell. (2009) Paraffin oil as a methane vector for rapid and high cell density cultivation of Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 83: 669-677.


  • 11. Y Chen, M G. Dumont, J D. Neufeld, L Bodrossy, N Stralis-Pavese, N P. McNamara, N Ostle, M J.I. Briones, and J. C Murrell (2008) Revealing the uncultivated majority: Combining stable isotope probing, multiple displacement amplification and metagenomic analysis of uncultivated Methylocystis in acidic peatlands. Environmental Microbiology, 10 (10): 2609-2622.
  • 10. Y Chen, M G. Dumont, N P. McNamara, P M. Chamberlain, L Bodrossy, N Stralis-Pavese, J. C Murrell. (2008). Diversity of active methanotrophic community in acidic peatland as assessed by mRNA and SIP-PLFA analyses. Environmental Microbiology, 10 (2): 446- 459.
  • 9. Y Chen, N P. McNamara, M G. Dumont, L Bodrossy, N Stralis-Pavese, J. C Murrell. (2008) The impact of Calluna burning and removal on methanotrophs diversity and activity. Applied Soil Ecology, 40 (2): 291-298.
  • 8. J D. Neufeld, Y Chen, M G. Dumont, J. C Murrell. (2008) Marine methylotrophs revealed by stable-isotope probing, multiple displacement amplification and metagenomics. Environmental Microbiology, 10 (6): 1526- 1535.
  • 7. I R. McDonald, L Bodrossy, Y Chen, J. C Murrell. (2008) Molecular ecology techniques for the study of aerobic methanotrophs. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74 (5): 1305-1315.


  • 6. Y Chen, M G. Dumont, A Cebron, J. C Murrell. (2007) Detection of active methanotrophs in a landfill cover soil through detection of expression of 16S rRNA and functional genes. Environmental Microbiology, 9 (11): 2855- 2869.
  • 5. Y Chen, X-H Xing, F Ye, Y Kuang, M Luo. (2007) Production of MBP-HepA fusion protein in recombinant Escherichia coli by optimization of culture medium. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 34: 114-121.
  • 4. A Cebron, L Bodrossy, Y Chen, A C. Singer, I P. Thompson, J I. Prosser, J. C Murrell. (2007) Identity of active methanotrophs in landfill cover soil as revealed by DNA-stable isotope probing. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 62: 12-23.
  • 3. Y Chen, X-H Xing, F Ye, Y Kuang. (2007) Soluble expression and rapid quantification of GFP-hepA fusion protein in recombinant Escherichia coli. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering. 15(1): 122-126.


  • 2. Y Kuang, X-H Xing, Y Chen, F Ye, Y Chen, Y Yan, Z Liu, R Bi. (2006) Production of heparin oligosaccharides by fusion protein of MBP-Heparinase I and the enzyme thermostability. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 43: 90-95.


  • 1. Y Chen, X-H Xing, K Lou. (2005) Construction of recombinant E. coli for over-production of soluble heparinase I by fusion to maltose-binding protein. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 23: 155-159.