Gong PC, Ao X, Liu GX, Cheng F-Y*, He CY* (2017). Duplication and whorl-specific downregulation of the obligate AP3-PI heterodimer genes explain the origin of Paeonia lactiflora plants with spontaneous corolla mutation. Plant Cell Physiol. 58(3): 411-425.
Li QX, Huo QD, Wang J, Zhao J, Sun K*, He CY* (2016). Expression of B-class MADS-box genes in response to variations in photoperiod is associated with chasmogamous and cleistogamous flower development in Viola philippica. BMC Plant Biol. 16: 151.
Wang Y, Gu YZ, Gao HH, Qiu LJ, Chang RZ, Chen SY, He CY* (2016). Molecular and geographic evolutionary support for the essential role of GIGANTEAa in soybean domestication of flowering time. BMC Evol. Biol. 16: 79.
Gu YZ, Xing SL, He CY* (2016). Genome-wide analysis indicates lineage-specific gene loss during Papilionoideae evolution. Genome Biol. Evol. 8(3): 635-648.
Zhao M, Gu YZ, He LL, Chen QS, He CY* (2015). Sequence and expression variations suggest an adaptive role for the DA1-like gene family in the evolution of soybeans. BMC Plant Biol. 15: 120.
Zhou H, Cheng F-Y*, Wu J, He CY* (2015) Isolation and functional analysis of Flowering Locus T gene in tree peonies (PsFT). J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 140(3): 265-271.
Wang L, Li J, Zhao J, He CY* (2015) Evolutionary developmental genetics of fruit morphological variation within the Solanaceae. Front. Plant Sci. 6: 248.
Li ZC, He CY* (2015) Physalis floridana Cell Number Regulator1 encodes a cell membrane-anchored modulator of cell cycle and negatively controls fruit size. J. Exp. Bot. 66(1): 257-270.
Zhang SH, Zhang JS, Zhao J, He CY* (2015) Distinct subfunctionalization and neofunctionalization of the B-class MADS-box genes in Physalis floridana. Planta 241: 387-402.
Gong PC, Quan H, He CY* (2014) Targeting MAGO proteins with a peptide aptamer reinforces their essential roles in multiple rice developmental pathways. Plant J. 80: 905-914.
Wang L, He LL, Li J, Zhao J, Li ZC, He CY* (2014) Regulatory change at Physalis Organ Size 1 locus correlates to natural variation in tomatillo reproductive organ size. Nat. Commun. 5: 4271.
Gong PC, He CY* (2014) Uncovering divergence of rice EJC core heterodimer gene duplication reveals their essential role in growth, development and reproduction. Plant Physiol. 165(3): 1047-1061.
Zhao M, He LL, Gu YZ, Wang Y, Chen QS, He CY* (2014) Genome-wide analyses of a plant-specific LIM-domain gene family implicate its evolutionary roles in plant diversification. Genome Biol. Evol. 6 (4): 1000-1012.
Zhang JS, Li ZC, Zhao J, Zhang SH, Quan H, Zhao M, He CY* (2014) Deciphering the Physalis floridana double-layered-lantern1 mutant provides insights into functional divergence of the GLOBOSA duplicates within the Solanaceae. Plant Physiol. 164 (2): 748-764.
Zhang JS, Zhao J, Zhang SH, He CY* (2014) Efficient gene silencing mediated by tobacco rattle virus in an emerging model plant Physalis. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85534
Gong PC, Zhao M, He CY* (2014) Slow co-evolution of the MAGO and Y14 protein families is required for the maintenance of their obligate heterodimerization mode. PLoS ONE 9(1): e84842.
Zhao J, Tian Y, Zhang JS, Zhao M, Gong PC, Riss S, Saedler R, He CY* (2013) The euAP1 protein MPF3 represses MPF2 to specify floral calyx identity and displays crucial roles in ‘Chinese lantern’ development in Physalis. Plant Cell 25(6): 2002-2021.
He LL, Zhao M, Wang Y, Gai JY, He CY* (2013) Phylogeny, structural evolution and functional diversification of the plant PHOSPHATE1 gene family: a focus on Glycine max. BMC Evol. Biol. 13: 103.
Zhou H, Cheng F-Y*, Wang R, Zhong Y, He CY* (2013) Transcriptome comparison reveals key candidate genes responsible for the unusual reblooming trait in tree peonies. PLoS ONE 8(11): e79996.
Wang L, Li ZC, He CY* (2012) Transcriptome-wide mining of the differentially expressed transcripts for natural variation of floral organ size in Physalis philadelphica. J. Exp. Bot. 63(18): 6457-6465.
Zhang JS, Khan MR, Tian Y, Li ZC, Simone R, He CY* (2012) Divergences of MPF2-like MADS-domain proteins have an association with the evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome within Solanaceae. Planta 236 (4): 1247-1260.
Khan MR*, Hu J, He CY* (2012) Plant hormones including ethylene are recruited in calyx inflation in Solanaceous plants. J. Plant Physiol. 169(10): 940-948.
He LL, Zhao J, Zhao M, He CY* (2011). Current development and application of soybean genomics. Front. Biol. 6(4): 337-348.
Zhang JS, Tian Y, Wang L, He CY* (2010) Functional evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) of morphological novelties in plants. J. Syst. Evol. 48 (2): 94-101.
Wunder J, He CY, Hu J, Li M, Varotto C, Saedler H* (2010) Evolution of plant biodiversity. Acta Hort. 849: 21-32.
He CY*, Tian Y, Saedler R, Efremova N, Riss S, Khan MR, Yephremov A, Saedler H (2010) The MADS-domain protein MPF1 of Physalis floridana controls plant architecture, seed development and flowering time. Planta 231: 767-777.
Khan MR, Hu J, Riss S, He CY, Saedler H* (2009) MPF2-like-A MADS-box genes control the inflated calyx syndrome in Withania (Solanaceae): roles of Darwinian’s selection. Mol. Biol. Evol. 26(11): 2463-2473.
He CY*, Sommer H, Grosardt B, Huijser P, Saedler H* (2007) PFMAGO, a MAGO NASHI-like factor, interacts with the MADS-box protein MPF2 from Physalis floridana. Mol. Biol. Evol. 24(5): 1229-1241.
He CY, Saedler H* (2007) Hormonal control of the inflated calyx syndrome, a morphological novelty, in Physalis. Plant J. 49(5): 935-946.
He CY*, Saedler H (2007) Molecular evolution of a morphological novelty in Solanaceae, the Inflated-Calyx-Syndrome (ICS) in Physalis. Acta Hort. 745: 171-182.
He CY, Saedler H* (2005) Heterotopic expression of MPF2 is the key to the evolution of the Chinese lantern of Physalis, a morphological novelty in Solanaceae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102 (16): 5779-5784.
He CY, Münster T, Saedler H* (2004) On the origin of floral morphological novelties. FEBS Lett. 567: 147-151.
Wang BJ, Wang YJ, Wang Q, Luo GZ, Zhang ZG, He CY, He SJ, Zhang JS, Gai JY, Chen SY* (2004) Characterization of an NBS-LRR resistance gene homologue from soybean. J. Plant Physiol. 161(7): 815-822.
Zhang WK, Wang YJ, Luo GZ, Zhang JS, He CY, Wu XL, Gai JY, Chen SY* (2004) QTL mapping of ten agronomic traits on the soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) genetic map and their association with EST markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 108: 1131-1139.
Wang BJ, Zhang ZG, Li XG, Wang YJ, He CY, Zhang JS, Chen SY* (2003) Cloning and analysis of a disease resistance gene homolog from soybean. Act. Bot. Sin. 45(7): 864-870.
He CY, Tian AG, Zhang JS, Zhang ZY, Gai JY, Chen SY* (2003) Isolation and characterization of a full-length resistance gene homolog from soybean. Theor. Appl. Genet. 106: 786-793.
He CY, Zhang JS, Chen SY* (2002) A soybean gene encoding a proline-rich protein is regulated by salicylic acid, an endogenous circadian rhythm and by various stresses. Theor. Appl. Genet. 104: 1125-1131.
He CY, Wang WQ, Dongfang Y, Zhang JS, Chen SY* (2002) Transcritption regulation of soybean ribulose-1, 5-bisphosphate carboxylase small subunit gene by external factors. Chinese Sci. Bulletin 47(1): 37-43.
He CY, Wu XL, Zhang JS, Gai JY, Chen SY* (2001) Isolation and characterization of a mitochondrial atp6 gene from soybean [Glycine max (L) Merr]. Act. Bot. Sin. 43(1): 51-58.
He CY, Wu XL, Zhang JS, Dongfang Y, Du BX, Zhang ZY, Chen SY* (2001) Isolation and characterization of a new defense gene from soybean. Sci. in China (C) 44(4): 409-420.
He CY, Zhang ZY, Chen SY* (2001) Isolation and characterization of soybean NBS analogs. Chinese Sci. Bulletin 46(23): 1984-1988.