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Wenyuan Gao——Professor

Room A502, Building 24, Tianjin University
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
1994 Ph. D. Peking Union Medical College, China
Professional Experience
1994-1998 Assistant and Associate professor Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, China
1998-2000 Postdoctoral fellow Chungbuk National University, Korea
2000-2001 Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology LTD, Hong Kong
2002-2015 Professor Tianjin University, China
Research Area

The research of the Gao group encompasses three main areas, including 1) Production of active constituents by biotechnology in medicinal plants, b) Development of functional products from Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural products, and c) Development of new drugs from Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural products.


Honors and Awards
Highlighted Publications
Li, X.; Wang, T. T.; Zhou, B.; Gao, W. Y.;, Cao, J. G.; Huang, L. Q. Chemical composition and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of peels and flesh from 10 different pear varieties (Pyrus spp.). Food Chem. 2014, 152, 531.
Jiang, Q. Q.; Gao, W. Y.; Li X.; Man, S. L.; Shi, Y. P.; Yang, Y. X.; Huang, L. Q.; Liu, C. X. Comparative susceptibilities to alkali-treatment of A-, B-and C-type starches of Dioscorea zingiberensis, Dioscorea persimilis and Dioscorea opposita. Food Hydrocoll 2014, 39, 286.
Man, S. L.; Fan, W.; Liu, Z.; Gao, W. Y.; Li, Y. Y.; Zhang, L. M.; Liu, C. X. Antitumor pathway of Rhizoma Paridis Saponins based on the metabolic regulatory network alterations in H22 hepatocarcinoma mice. Steroids 2014, 84, 17.
Qu, Z.; Zhang, J. Z.; Gao, W. Y.; Guo, H. M.; Liu C. X. Bidirectional effects of methanol extract of Wei-Chang-An pill on gastrointestinal transit and the spasmolytic activity on isolated rat jejunum. J. Ethnopharma 2014, 155, 203.
Wang, J.; Man, S. L.; Gao, W. Y.; Zhang, L. M.; Huang, L. Q. Cluster analysis of ginseng tissue cultures, dynamic change of growth, total saponins, specific oxygen uptake rate in bioreactor and immuno-regulative effect of ginseng adventitious root. Indust. Crops Prod.2013, 41 57.
ResearcherID Publications
Year Title Author(s) Source Volume
2015 Use of partial least-squares discriminant analysis to study the effects of gradual scale-up of culture, and optimization of bioreactor angle and aeration volume on culture of Panax quinquefolium L. adventitious roots in a 5-L balloon-type bubble bioreacto Wang, Qin; Wang, Juan; Li, Jing; et al. Research on Chemical Intermediates 41
2015 Study on The Relationship Between Chemical Compositions and Antioxidative Activity of Ziziphus Jujuba Mill. by Chemometric Approach Zhang, Zhidan; Gao, Wenyuan; Yan, Yanan; et al. International Journal of Food Properties 18
2015 The influence of compatibility of processed radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii on the pharmacokinetic of four components in Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch Zhou, Bin; Zhang, Jingze; Wu, Shanshan; et al. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 169
2015 Role of Effective Composition on Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Sedative-Hypnotic Capacities of 6 Common Edible Lilium Varieties Wang, Tingting; Huang, Hanhan; Zhang, Yao; et al. Journal of Food Science 80
2015 Inhibition of pulmonary adenoma in diethylnitrosamine-induced rats by Rhizoma paridis saponins Man, Shuli; Li, Jing; Fan, Wei; et al. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 154
2015 Optimization of balloon-type bubble bioreactor angle and methyl jasmonate concentration to enhance metabolite production in adventitious roots of Pseudostellaria heterophylla Wang, Qin; Wang, Juan; Chai, Hongyan; et al. Research on Chemical Intermediates 41
2015 Influence of step-wise aeration treatment on biomass and bioactive compounds of Panax ginseng adventitious root in balloon-type bubble bioreactor Wang, Juan; Gao, Wenyuan; Wang, Qin; et al. Research on Chemical Intermediates 41
2016 Preparation, physico-chemical characterization and biological activities of two modified starches from yam (Dioscorea Opposita Thunb.) Huang, Hanhan; Jiang, Qianqian; Chen, Yuling; et al. Food Hydrocolloids 55
2016 Protective effect of tetrahydropalmatine against d-galactose induced memory impairment in rat. Qu, Zhuo; Zhang, Jingze; Yang, Honggai; et al. Physiology & behavior 154
2015 Anti-diabetic activity in type 2 diabetic mice and alpha-glucosidase inhibitory, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of chemically profiled pear peel and pulp extracts (Pyrus spp.) Wang, Tingting; Li, Xia; Zhou, Bin; et al. Journal of Functional Foods 13