PanLab Publications Teaching People Join
  1. Pan, X., Pérez-Henríquez, P., Van Norman, J. M., & Yang, Z. (2023). Membrane Nanodomains: Dynamic Nanobuilding Blocks of Polarized Cell Growth. Plant Physiology.
  2. Xiao, Q., Pan, X., Xu, Y., Singer, S. D., & Chen, G. (2023). Genome‐wide characterization of plant CTP: phosphocholine cytidylyltransferases through evolutionary, biochemical and structural analyses. The Plant Journal.
  3. 2022
  4. Rong, D., Zhao, S., Tang, W., Luo, N., He, H., Wang, Z., Ma, H., Huang, Y., Yao, X., Pan, X., Lv, L., Xiao, J., Liu, R., Nagawa, S., Yamamuro, C. (2022) ROP signaling regulates spatial pattern of cell division and specification of meristem notch. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119(47): e2117803119
  5. Chen, B., Dang, X., Bai, W., Zhu, L., Liu, X., Yang, Y., Yu, P., Chen, Y., Wang, H., Pan, X., Ren, H, Qin, Y., Wang, Q., Lin, D. (2022) The IPGA1-ANGUSTIFOLIA module regulates microtubule organization and pavement cell shape in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist.
  6. Lin, W., Tang, W., Pan, X., Huang, A., Anderson, C.T., Yang, Z. (2022) Arabidopsis pavement cell morphogenesis requires FERONIA binding to pectin for activation of ROP GTPase signaling. Current Biology. 32, 497-507. recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field
  7. 2021
  8. Lin, W., Zhou, X., Tang, W., Takahashi, K., Pan, X., Dai, J., Ren, H., Zhu, X., Pan, S., Zheng, H., Gray, W.M., Xu, T., Kinoshita, T., Yang, Z. (2021) TMK-based cell surface auxin signaling activates cell wall acidification in Arabidopsis. Nature. 599, 278–282. recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field
  9. Xu, Y*., Pan, X.*, Lu, J., Wang, J., Stout, J., Chen, G. (2021) Evolutionary and biochemical characterization of a Chromochloris zofingiensis MBOAT with wax synthase and diacylglycerol acyltransferase activity. Journal of Experimental Botany.
  10. 2020
  11. Pan, X., Fang, L., Liu, J., Senay-Aras, B., Lin, W., Zheng, S., Zhang, T., Manor, U., Chen, W., Yang, Z. (2020) Auxin-induced signaling protein nanoclustering contributes to cell polarity formation. Nature Communications.
  12. Subedi, U., Rathnayaka, K., Pan, X., Ozga, J., Chen, G., Foroud, N., Singer, S.D. (2020) The potential of genome editing for improved seed oil content and composition in oilseed species. Lipids.
  13. Mapelli-Brahm, A., Sanchez, R., Pan, X., Martínez-Force, E., Garces, R., Moreno-Pérez, A.J., Weselake, R.J., Salas, J.J., Venegas-Calerón, M. (2020) Molecular and functional characterization of LYSOPHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINE: ACYL-COA ACYLTRANSFERASE genes from sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Frontiers in Plant Science.
  14. 2018
  15. Xu, Y., Holic, R., Li, D., Pan, X., Mietkiewska, E., Chen, G., Ozga, J., Weselake, R.J. (2018) Substrate preferences of long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase and diacylglycerol acyltransferase contribute to enrichment of flax seed oil with α -linolenic acid. Biochemical Journal. 475(8), 1473-1489
  16. 2017
  17. Mietkiewska, E., Pan, X., Shah, S., Weselake, R.J. (2017) Gene combinations for production of bioactive and industrial oils. Inform. 28 (3), 15.
  18. 2016
  19. Greer, M.S., Pan, X., Weselake, R.J. (2016) Two clades of type-1 Brassica napus diacylglycerol acyltransferase exhibit differences in acyl-CoA preference. Lipids. 51 (6), 781-786.
  20. 2015
  21. Pan, X., Chen, J., and Yang, Z. (2015) Auxin: A trigger for cell polarization and morphogenesis in plants. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 28, 144-153.
  22. Pan, X., Chen, G., Kazachkov, M., Greer, M.S., Caldo, K.M.P., Zou, J. and Weselake, R.J. (2015) In vivo and in vitro evidence for biochemical coupling of reactions catalyzed by lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase and diacylglycerol acyltransferase. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290:18068–18078.
  23. Pan, X., Peng, F.Y. and Weselake, R.J. (2015) Genome-wide analysis of PHOSPHOLIPID:DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE (PDAT) genes in plants reveals the eudicot-wide PDAT gene expansion and altered selective pressures acting on the core eudicot PDAT paralogs. Plant Physiology. 167(3): 887–904.
  24. Chen, G., Woodfield, H.K., Pan, X., Harwood, J.L. and Weselake, R.J. (2015) Acyl editing and control of carbon flow in plant oil accumulation. Lipids. 50 (11), 1057-1068.
  25. Wickramarathna, A.D., Siloto, R.M.P., Mietkiewska, E., Singer, S.D., Pan, X. and Weselake, R.J. (2015) Heterologous expression of flax PHOSPHOLIPID:DIACYLGLYCEROL CHOLINEPHOSPHOTRANSFERASE (PDCT) increases polyunsaturated fatty acid content in yeast and Arabidopsis seeds. BMC Biotechnology. 15:63.
  26. 2013
  27. Pan, X., Siloto, R.M.P., Wickramarathna, A.D., Mietkiewska, E. and Weselake, R.J. (2013) Identification of a pair of phospholipid:diacylglycerol acyltransferases from developing flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) seed catalyzing the selective production of trilinolenin. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288(33):24173-88.
  28. 2012
  29. Pan, X., Caldwell, C.D., Falk, K.C., and Lada, R. (2012) The effect of cultivar, seeding rate and applied nitrogen on Brassica carinata seed yield and quality in contrasting environments. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 92: 961-971.
  30. 2011
  31. Pan, X., Lada, R. Caldwell, C.D., and Falk, K.C. (2011) Water-stress and N-nutrition effects on photosynthesis and growth of Brassica carinata. Photosynthetica. 49: 309-315.
  32. Pan, X., Lada, R. Caldwell, C.D., and Falk, K.C. (2011) Photosynthetic and growth responses of Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz to varying nitrogen and soil water status. Photosynthetica. 49:316-320.

    Book Chapters
  1. Singer, S.D., Greer, M.S., Mietkiewska, E., Pan, X., and Weselake, R.J. (2013). Genetic engineering of lipid biosynthesis in seeds. Biotechnology of Crucifers. pp111-149.
  2. Pan, X., Fang, Z., Lin, Y.,Lai, Z. (2009) Study on the effects of the ratios of ammonium-N/nitrate-N on the proliferation of the tube plantlets in Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. Plant Cell Tissue Culture Technology. 145-154.

    Conference talks and posters
  1. Invited talk: Xue Pan. (2023) Plant plasma membrane nano-organization and cell polarization. The 33rd International Conference on Arabidopsis Research. Chiba, Japan
  2. Xu, Y., Pan, X., Lu, J., Wang, J., Shan, Q., Stout, J., Chen, G. (2021) Biochemical characterization of a wax synthase from a green microalga Chromochloris zofingiensis. 2021 AOCS Annual Meeting (online)
  3. Pan, X., Wickramarathna, A. D., Xu, Y., Mietkiewska, E., Siloto, R. M. P., Chen, G., Holic, R., Kazachkov, M., Greer, M. S., Caldo, K. M. P., Li, D., Singer, S. D., Ozga, J., Zou, J., Weselake, R. J. (2018) Functional analysis of α-18:3-enrichment of flax oil using a yeast system. Canadian Lipid & Bioresource Conference. Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  4. Pan, X., Peng, F. Y., Weselake, R. J. (2016) Genomic analysis reveals molecular mechanisms underlying enhanced alpha-linolenic acid accumulation in developing flax seed. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference. San Diego, CA, USA
  5. Pan, X., Stymne, S., Zou, J., Qiu, X., Chen, G., Weselake, R. J. (2015) In vivo and in vitro evidence for biochemical coupling of reactions catalyzed by lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase and diacylglycerol acyltransferase. 106th AOCS Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL, USA
  6. Weselake, R. J., Greer, M. S., Pan, X., Xu, Y., Mietkiewska, E., Chen, G., Singer, S. D. (2015) Insights into the role of acyltransferases in seed oil biosynthesis. 25th Canadian Conference on Fats and Oils. Quebec City, CANADA
  7. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Weselake, R. J. (2014) Possible mechanisms for channeling of alpha-linolenic acid into flax seed oil. 21st International Symposium on Plant Lipids. Guelph, CANADA
  8. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Weselake, R. J. (2013) Flax oil assembly characteristics. Total Utilizing of Flax GENomics (TUFGEN) Wrap-up Meeting. Saskatoon, SK, CANADA
  9. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Weselake, R. J. (2013) Identification of a flax phospholipid: diacylglycerol acyltransferase (PDAT) with enhanced selectivity for substrates containing α-linolenic acid. 7th Plant Bio-Industrial Oils Workshop. Saskatoon, SK, CANADA
  10. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Weselake, R. J. (2012) Using molecular genetic strategies to investigate the triacylglycerol biosynthetic pathway in flax. 103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. Long Beach, CA, USA
  11. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Wickramarathna, A. D., Weselake, R. J. (2012) A systematic characterization of triacylglycerol-synthesizing enzymes from flaxseed. Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Annual General Meeting. Edmonton, AB, CANADA
  12. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Wickramarathna, A. D., Weselake, R. J. (2011) Triacylglycerol biosynthesis in flax. Total Utilizing of Flax GENomics (TUFGEN) Annual Meeting. Saskatoon, SK, CANADA
  13. Pan, X., Xie, W., Caldwell, C.D. and Anderson, D.M. (2011). Growth performance and carcass composition of Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed practical diets containing graded levels of high fat residue Camelina meal. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 91:484.
  14. Pan, X., Siloto, R. M. P., Weselake, R. J. (2010) Oil assembly in flax. Total Utilizing of Flax GENomics (TUFGEN) Annual mMeeting. Saskatoon, SK, CANADA