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 Lignin Enzymes Proteins Cellulose Synthase Fungi Degradation Genes Lignocellulose Amino Acids Coleoptera Proteomics Beetles Synthesis Cellulases Molecule Microscopy Bacteria Insects Microbiota Fungus Protein Digestion Nutrients Fluorescence

Most Recent Publications

Tian Zhao, Joseph S. Beckwith, M. Junaid Amin, Marcell Pálmai, Preston T. Snee, Ming Tien, Haw Yang, 2021, Journal of Chemical Physics

Zachary K. Haviland, Daguan Nong, Kate L.Vasquez Kuntz, Thomas J. Starr, Dengbo Ma, Ming Tien, Charles T. Anderson, William O. Hancock, 2021, Journal of Biological Chemistry

Daguan Nong, Zachary Haviland, Kate Kuntz, Ming Tien, Charles T. Anderson, William O. Hancock, 2021, Biomedical Optics Express on p. 3253-3264

Shuhui Yin, Ming Tien, Haw Yang, 2020, Biophysical Journal on p. 2458-2469

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

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

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

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

Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, Charles J. Mason, John E. Carlson, Ming Tien, Han Yi Chen, Scott Harding, Chung Jui Tsai, Kelli Hoover, 2018, Scientific Reports

John McManus, Liza Wilson, HuI Yang, J Kubicki, Ming Tien, 2018, Enzyme and Microbial Technology on p. 24-29

Most-Cited Papers

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

Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, Kelli Hoover, Ming Tien, Susannah G. Tringe, Kerrie W. Barry, Tijana Glavina del Rio, Mansi Chovatia, Joshua R. Herr, John E. Carlson, 2013, PLoS One on p. e73827

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

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

Joanna K. Polko, William J. Barnes, Cătălin Voiniciuc, Stephanie Doctor, Blaire Steinwand, Joseph L. Hill, Ming Tien, Markus Pauly, Charles T. Anderson, Joseph J. Kieber, 2018, Current Biology on p. 3174-3182.e6

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

Identification and characterization of a cellulose binding heptapeptide revealed by phage display

Jing Guo, Jeffrey M. Catchmark, Mohamed Naseer Ali Mohamed, Alan James Benesi, Ming Tien, Teh Hui Kao, Heath D. Watts, James D. Kubicki, 2013, Biomacromolecules on p. 1795-1805

Mycohydrometallurgy: Biotransformation of double refractory gold ores by the fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

G. Ofori-Sarpong, Kwadwo Asare Osseo-Asare, Ming Tien, 2013, Hydrometallurgy on p. 38-44

Covalent bond formation between amino acids and lignin: Cross-coupling between proteins and lignin

Fang Cong, Brett G. Diehl, Joseph Lee Hill, Nicole R. Brown, Ming Tien, 2013, Phytochemistry on p. 449-456