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Jiahua Xie

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Contact Information

Title:
Associate Professor
Email:
jxie@nccu.edu
Phone:
(919) 530-6705
Fax:
(919) 530-6600
Office:
2019 Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE)

Research Interests

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

•N-Glycoengineering of tobacco plants to produce cytoprotective asialoerythropoietin (asialo-EPO) and therapeutic glycoproteins
•Studying the functions of plant-produced therapeutic glycoproteins
•Using variegated 'Pothos' (Epipremnum aureum) plants to study chloroplast biogenesis
•Understanding the role of recycling methyl groups (one-carbon units) from alkaloids for plant primary metabolism and growth

RESEARCH CAPABILITIES

•Gene cloning and functional characterization with modern molecular techniques.
•Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation.
•Protein purification from transgenic leaf tissues.
•Cell-based cytoprotective assay in various cell models.
 
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