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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
2011 Physicochemical Properties of Starches from Two Different Yam (Dioscorea Opposita Thunb.) Residues Wang, Yugao; Zhang, Liming; Li, Xinglin; et al. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 54
2011 Isolation and Identification of Compounds Present in Rhizomes of Paris axialis H. Li and Study of Their Cytotoxic Effects Huang, Xianxiao; Gao, Wenyuan; Man, Shuli; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Paridis Saponins Inhibiting Carcinoma Growth and Metastasis In Vitro and In Vivo Man, Shuli; Gao, Wenyuan; Zhang, Yanjun; et al. Archives of Pharmacal Research 34
2011 Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinases related to metastasis by diosgenyl and pennogenyl saponins Man, Shuli; Gao, Wenyuan; Yan, Yanjun; et al. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137
2011 In vivo Anti-inflammatory and In vitro Antioxidant Potential of Crude Fractions from Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd. Li, Xia; Gao, Wenyuan; Huang, Lijing Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Influence of Crown tiglium Seeds on the Pharmacokinetics of Anthraquinones in Radix et Rhizoma Rhei Zhang, Jingze; Gao, Wenyuan; Ma, Chaoyi; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Identification of chemical constituents in Rhizoma Paridis Saponins and their oral administration in rat plasma by UPLC/Q-TOF/MS Man, Shuli; Gao, Wenyuan; Zhang, Yanjun; et al. Biomedical Chromatography 25
2011 Identification of Urinary and Feces Metabolites of Rhizoma Paridis Saponins in rats based on Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Time-Of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (UPLC/Q-TOF/MS) Wu, Shanshan; Gao, Wenyuan; Man, Shuli; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Glycyrrhizic Acid-Phospholipid Complex: Preparation Process Optimization and Therapeutic and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation in Rats Zhang, Jingze; Gao, Wenyuan; Bai, Shufang; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Identification of Chemical Constituents in Extracts and Rat Plasma from Fructus Aurantii by UPLC-PDA-Q-TOF/MS Ma, Chaoyi; Gao, Wenyuan; Gao, Ying; et al. Phytochemical Analysis 22