Ming Tien

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Ming Tien

Research Summary

Characterization and biochemical analysis of cellulose synthesis in a variety of organisms. Mechanism and regulation of fungal degradation of lignin. Dissimilatory Iron reduction.

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Cellulose Cellulose Synthase Degradation Enzymes Lignin Proteins Fungi Lignocellulose Gold Beetles Bacteria Arabidopsis Ores Mass Spectrometry Cytochromes Genes Peptides Gels Sulfur Gluconacetobacter Spectroscopy Proteomics Synthesis Hydrolysis Protein Isoforms

Most Recent Papers

Formation of water-soluble organic matter through fungal degradation of lignin

Seyyedhadi Khatami, Ying Deng, Ming Tien, Patrick G. Hatcher, 2019, Organic Geochemistry on p. 64-70

Simulations of Cellulose Synthesis Initiation and Termination in Bacteria

Hui Yang, John McManus, Daniel Oehme, Abhishek Singh, Yaroslava G. Yingling, Ming Tien, James D. Kubicki, 2019, Journal of Physical Chemistry B on p. 3699-3705

Lignin contribution to aliphatic constituents of humic acids through fungal degradation

Seyyedhadi Khatami, Ying Deng, Ming Tien, Patrick G. Hatcher, 2019, Journal of Environmental Quality on p. 1565-1570

Convergent evolution of hetero-oligomeric cellulose synthesis complexes in mosses and seed plants

Xingxing Li, Tori L. Speicher, Dianka C.T. Dees, Nasim Mansoori, John B. McManus, Ming Tien, Luisa M. Trindade, Ian S. Wallace, Alison W. Roberts, 2019, Plant Journal on p. 862-876

Kinetic analysis of cellulose synthase of Gluconacetobacter hansenii in whole cells and in purified form

John B. McManus, Liza Anne Wilson, Hui Yang, James D. Kubicki, Ming Tien, 2018, Enzyme and Microbial Technology on p. 24-29

Domain swaps of Arabidopsis secondary wall cellulose synthases to elucidate their class specificity

Joseph Lee Hill, Ashley Nicole Hill, Alison W. Roberts, Candace H. Haigler, Ming Tien, 2018, Plant Direct

Within gut physicochemical variation does not correspond to distinct resident fungal and bacterial communities in the tree-killing xylophage, Anoplophora glabripennis

Charles J. Mason, David C. Long, Elizabeth M. McCarthy, Nivedita Nagachar, Cristina Rosa, Erin D. Scully, Ming Tien, Kelli Hoover, 2017, Journal of Insect Physiology on p. 27-35

Modulation of the reactivity of multiheme cytochromes by site-directed mutagenesis

Alexandra S. Alves, Nazua L. Costa, Ming Tien, Ricardo O. Louro, Catarina M. Paquete, 2017, Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry on p. 87-97

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John B. McManus, Ying Deng, Nivedita Nagachar, Teh-hui Kao, Ming Tien, 2016, Enzyme and Microbial Technology on p. 58-65

Functional genomics and microbiome profiling of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) reveal insights into the digestive physiology and nutritional ecology of wood feeding beetles

Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, John E. Carlson, Ming Tien, Duane McKenna, Kelli Hoover, 2014, BMC genomics

Most-Cited Papers

Identification of an extracellular polysaccharide network essential for cytochrome anchoring and biofilm formation in Geobacter sulfurreducens

Janet B. Rollefson, Camille S. Stephen, Ming Tien, Daniel R. Bond, 2011, Journal of bacteriology on p. 1023-1033

The arabidopsis cellulose synthase complex

Joseph L. Hill, Mustafa B. Hammudi, Ming Tien, 2014, Plant Cell on p. 4834-4842

Effects of laccase on lignin depolymerization and enzymatic hydrolysis of ensiled corn stover

Qin Chen, Megan N. Marshall, Scott M. Geib, Ming Tien, Tom L. Richard, 2012, Bioresource technology on p. 186-192

Differential proteomic analysis of the secretome of Irpex lacteus and other white-rot fungi during wheat straw pretreatment

Davinia Salvachúa, Angel T. Martínez, Ming Tien, María F. López-Lucendo, Francisco García, Vivian De Los Ríos, María Jesús Martínez, Alicia Prieto, 2013, Biotechnology for Biofuels

Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading cerambycid beetle

Erin D. Scully, Kelli Hoover, John E. Carlson, Ming Tien, Scott M. Geib, 2013, BMC genomics

Functional genomics and microbiome profiling of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) reveal insights into the digestive physiology and nutritional ecology of wood feeding beetles

Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, John E. Carlson, Ming Tien, Duane McKenna, Kelli Hoover, 2014, BMC genomics

Identification of proteins involved in lignocellulose degradation using in gel zymogram analysis combined with mass spectroscopy-based peptide analysis of gut proteins from larval Asian longhorned beetles, Anoplophora glabripennis

Scott M. Geib, Ming Tien, Kelli Hoover, 2010, Insect Science on p. 253-264

Identification and characterization of non-cellulose-producing mutants of Gluconacetobacter hansenii generated by Tn5 transposon mutagenesis

Ying Deng, Nivedita Nagachar, Chaowen Xiao, Ming Tien, Teh Hui Kao, 2013, Journal of bacteriology on p. 5072-5083

Fungal pretreatment of sulfides in refractory gold ores

G. Ofori-Sarpong, Kwadwo Asare Osseo-Asare, Ming Tien, 2011, Minerals Engineering on p. 499-504

Myco-hydrometallurgy

G. Ofori-Sarpong, Ming Tien, Kwadwo Asare Osseo-Asare, 2010, Hydrometallurgy on p. 66-72