H.-F. Chang, S.-C. Tseng, M.-T. Tang, S. S.-Y. Hsiao, D.-C. Lee, S.-L. Wang, K.-C. Yeh* (2024) Physiology and molecular basis of thallium toxicity and accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Safety, 276:116290
H.-F. Chang, P.-T. Yang, Y. Hashimoto, K.-C. Yeh, S.-L. Wang * (2023) Temporal transformation of indium speciation in rice paddy soils and spatial distribution of indium in rice rhizosphere. Environmental Pollution, 326: 121473
B. H. Cheah, P.-C. Liao, J.-C. Lo, Y.-T. Wang, I-C. Tang, K.-C. Yeh, D.-Y. Lee, Y.-F. Lin* (2022) Insight into the mechanism of indium toxicity in rice. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 429, 128265
K.-Y. Chen, P.-T. Yang, H.-F. Chang, K.-C. Yeh, S.-L. Wang* (2022) Soil gallium speciation and resulting gallium uptake by rice plants. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 424, 127582
B. H. Cheah, P. C. Liao, J.-C. Lo, Y.-T. Wang, I-C. Tang, K.-C. Yeh, D.-Y. Lee and Y.-F. Lin* (2022) Insight into the mechanism of indium toxicity in rice. Journal of Hazardous Materials,
K.-Y. Chen, P.-T. Yang, H.-F. Chang, K.-C. Yeh and S.-L. Wang* (2022) Soil Gallium Speciation and Resulting Gallium Uptake by Rice Plants. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 424, 127582
B. H. Cheah, Y.-L. Chen, J.-C. Lo, I-C. Tang, K.-C. Yeh, Y.-F. Lin* (2021) Divalent nutrient cations: Friend and foe during zinc stress in rice. Plant Cell & Environment, 44, 3358-3375
S. Singh, S. Kailasam, J.-C. Lo, K.-C.Yeh* (2021) Histone H3 lysine4 trimethylation‐regulated GRF11 expression is essential for the iron deficiency response in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist, 230(1), 244-258
H.-F. Chang, S.-L. Wang*, D.-C. Lee, S. S.-Y. Hsiao, Y. Hashimoto, and K.-C. Yeh* (2020) Assessment of indium toxicity to the model plant Arabidopsis. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 387
R. Sharma, K.-C. Yeh* (2020) The dual benefit of a dominant mutation in Arabidopsis IRON DEFICIENCY TOLERANT1 for iron biofortification and heavy metal phytoremediation. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 18(5), 1200-1210
S. Kailasam, S. Singh, M.-J. Liu, C.-C. Lin and K.-C. Yeh* (2020) A HemK class glutamine-methyltransferase is involved in the termination of translation and essential for iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist, 226(5), 1361-1374
H.-F. Chang, P.-T. Yang, H.-W Lin, K.-C. Yeh*, M.-N. Chen, S.-L. Wang* (2020) Indium Uptake and Accumulation by Rice and Wheat and Health Risk Associated with Their Consumption. Environmental Science & Technology, 54(23), 14946-14954
J. Rodríguez-Celma, J. M. Connorton, I. Kruse, R. T. Green, M. Franceschetti, Y.-T. Chen, Y. Cui, H.-Q. Ling, K.-C. Yeh, J. Balk (2019) Arabidopsis BRUTUS-LIKE E3 ligases negatively regulate iron uptake by targeting transcription factor FIT for recycling. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 116(35) 17584-17591
S. Kailasam, W.-F. Chien and K.-C. Yeh* (2019) Small-Molecules Selectively Modulate Iron-Deficiency Signaling Networks in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10,8
S. Kailasam, Y. Wang, J.-C. Lo, H.-F. Chang and K.-C. Yeh* (2018) S-nitrosoglutathione works downstream of nitric oxide to mediate iron deficiency signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 94(1), 157-168
W. Li, R.F. Lacey, Y. Ye, J. Lu, K.-C. Yeh, Y. Xiao, L. Li, C.-K. Wen, B.M. Binder, Y. Zhao (2017) Triplin, a small molecule, reveals copper ion transport in ethylene signaling from ATX1 to RAN1. PLOS Genetics, 13(4), e1006703
H.-F. Chang, S.-L. Wang and K.-C. Yeh* (2017) Effect of Gallium Exposure in Arabidopsis thaliana is Similar to Aluminum Stress. Environmental Science and Technology, 51(3), 1241-1248
Y.-T. Chen, Y. Wang and K.-C. Yeh* (2017) Role of root exudates in metal acquisition and tolerance. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 39, 66-72
J.-C. Lo, M. Tsednee, Y.-C. Lo, S.-C. Yang, J.-M. Hu, K. Ishizaki, T. Kohchi, D.-C. Lee and K.-C. Yeh* (2016) Evolutionary analysis of Fe acquisition system in Marchantia polymorpha. New Phytologist, 211(2), 569-583
M. Tsednee, Y.-C. Huang, Y.-R. Chen and K.-C. Yeh* (2016) Identification of metal species by ESI-MS/MS through release of free metals from the corresponding metal-ligand complexes. Scientific Reports, 6, 26785
V. Shanmugam, Y.-W. Wang, M. Tsednee, K. Karunakaran and K.-C. Yeh* (2015) Glutathione plays an essential role in nitric oxide-mediated iron deficiency signaling and iron deficiency tolerance in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal, 84, 464-477
C.-c. Chen, W.-F. Chien, N.-C. Lin and K.-C. Yeh* (2014) Alternative Functions of Arabidopsis Yellow Stripe-like3: from Metal Translocation to Pathogen Defense. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e98008
M. Tsednee, S.-C. Yang, D.-C. Lee and K.-C. Yeh* (2014) Root-secreted nicotianamine from Arabidopsis halleri facilitates zinc hypertolerance by regulating zinc bioavailability . Plant Physiology, 166, 839-852
Y.-Y. Chen, Y Wang, L.-J. Shin, J.-F. Wu, V. Shanmugam, M. Tsednee, J.-C. Lo, C.-C. Chen, S.-H. Wu and K.-C. Yeh* (2013) Iron is involved in maintenance of circadian period length in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 16193), 1409-1420
C.-E. Chen, K.-C. Yeh, S.-H. Wu, H.-I. Wang, and H.-H. Yeh* (2013) A vicilin-like seed storage protein, PAP85, is involved in Tobacco mosaic virus replication. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 87(12), 6888-6900
V. Shanmugam, J.-C. Lo and K.-C. Yeh* (2013) Control of Zn uptake in Arabidopsis halleri: a balance between Zn and Fe. Frontiers in Plant Science, 4, 281
L.-J. Shin, J.-C. Lo, G.-H. Chen, J. Callis, H. Fu and K.-C. Yeh* (2013) IRT1 DEGRADATION FACTOR 1, a RING E3 ubiquitin ligase, regulates the degradation of IRON-REGULATED TRANSPORTER 1 in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 25(8), 3039-3051
V. Shanmugam, M. Tsednee and K.-C. Yeh* (2012) ZINC TOLERANCE INDUCED BY IRON 1 reveals the importance of glutathione in the cross homeostasis between zinc and iron in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal, 69(6), 1006-1017
L.-J. Shin, J.-c. Lo and K.-C. Yeh* (2012) Copper chaperone antioxidant protein1 is essential for copper homeostasis. Plant Physiology, 159, 1099-1110
L.-J. Shin and K.-C. Yeh* (2012) Overexpression of Arabidopsis ATX1 retards plant growth under severe copper deficiency. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 7(9), 1082-1083
M. Tsednee, Y.-W. Mak, Y.-R. Chen and K.-C. Yeh* (2012) A sensitive LC-ESI-Q-TOF-MS method for the detection of phytosiderophores and their iron complexes in roots. New Phytologist, 195(4), 951-961
V. Shanmugam, J.-C. Lo, C.-L. Wu, S.-L. Wang, C.-C. Lai, E. Connolly, J.-L. Huang and K.-C. Yeh* (2011) Differential expression and regulation of iron regulated metal transporters in Arabidopsis halleri and Arabidopsis thaliana – the role in zinc tolerance. New Phytologist, 190, 125-137
C.-C. Chen, Y.-Y. Chen, I-C. Tang, H.-M. Liang, C.-C. Lai, J.-M. Chiou and K.-C. Yeh* (2011) Arabidopsis SUMO E3 ligase SIZ1 is involved in excess copper tolerance. Plant Physiology, 156(8), 2225-2234
C-C Chen, Y-Y Chen and K-C Yeh* (2011) Effect of Cu content on the activity of Cu/ZnSOD1 in the arabidopsis SUMO E3 ligase siz1 mutant. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 6(10), 1428-1430
H. M. Liang, T. H. Lin, J. M. Chiou, and K. C. Yeh* (2009) Model Evaluation of the Phytoextraction Potential of Heavy Metal Hyperaccumulators and Non-hyperaccumulators. Environmental Pollution, 157, 1945-1952
Y.-F. Lin, H.-M. Liang, S.-Y Yang, A. Bährecke , S. Clemens, C.-C Chen, J.-L. Huang and K.-C. Yeh* (2009) Arabidopsis IRT3 is a zinc-regulated and plasma membrane localized zinc/iron transporter. New Phytologist, 182, 392-404
C.-Y. Wang, V. Staniforth, M.-T. Chiao, C.-C. Hou, H.-M. Wu, K.-C. Yeh, C.-H. Chen, P.-I. Hwang, T.-N. Wen, L.-F. Shyur* and N.-S. Yang* (2008) Genomics and proteomics of immune modulatory effects of a butanol fraction of echinacea purpurea in human dendritic cells. BMC Genomics, 9, 479-498
N.-Y. Liu, S.-S. Ko, K.-C. Yeh and Y.-Y. Charng* (2006) Isolation and characterization of tomato Hsa32 encoding a novel heat-shock protein. Plant Science, 170, 976-985
Kung, C.-C., Huang, W.-N., Huang, Y.-C. and Yeh, K.-C.* (2006) Proteomic survey of copper-binding proteins in Arabidopsis roots by immobilized metal affinity chromatography and mass spectrometry. PROTEOMICS, 6, 2746-2758
Wang, C.-Y., Chiao, M.-T., Yen, P.-J., Huang, W.-C., Hou, C.-C., Chien, S.-C., Yeh, K.-C., Yang, W.-C., Shyur, L.-F. * and Yang, N.-S.* (2006) Modulatory effe cts of Echinacea purpurea extracts on human dendritic cells: A cell- and gene-based study. Genomics, 88(6), 801-808
Chiang, H.-C., Lo, J.-C. and Yeh, K.-C.* (2006) Genes Associated with Heavy Metal Tolerance and Accumulation in Zn/Cd Hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri: A Genomic Survey with cDNA Microarray. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 40, 6792-6798
Kuo-Chen Yeh

Kuo-Chen Yeh

Research Fellow and Director

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Director (2019.1.16-present)
Interim Director (2016.10.1 -2019.1.15)
Director/Coordinator of Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences program of Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP-MBAS), Academia Sinica (2015-2020)
Research Fellow (2014-present)
Associate Research Fellow (2009-2013)
Assistant Research Fellow (2001-2009)
PDF Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, USA (1999-2001)
Ph.D. Plant Biology Graduate Group, University of California, Davis, USA (1994-1999)