Xiaojie Xu

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Cell Biology and Genetics, Peking University, 1990
  • Ph.D., Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Iowa State University, 1997


  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Chicago, Dr. Hans Schreiber's Lab
  • Technical Service, Promega Corporation


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Yandeau-Nelson MD, Q Zhou, H Yao, X Xu, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2005) MuDR transposase increases the frequency of meiotic crossovers in the vicinity of a Mu insertion in the maize a1 gene. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.104.035089 | PMID: 15489518 ]
  • Xu X, CR Dietrich, R Lessire, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2002) The endoplasmic reticulum-associated maize GL8 protein is a component of the acyl-coenzyme A elongase involved in the production of cuticular waxes. Plant Physiol, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.010621 | PMID: 11891248 | Cited 80 times ]
  • Xu X, CR Dietrich, M Delledonne, Y Xia, TJ Wen, DS Robertson, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (1997) Sequence analysis of the cloned glossy8 gene of maize suggests that it may code for a beta-ketoacyl reductase required for the biosynthesis of cuticular waxes. Plant Physiol, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.115.2.501 | PMID: 9342868 | Cited 97 times ]
  • Xu X, AP Hsia, L Zhang, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (1995) Meiotic recombination break points resolve at high rates at the 5' end of a maize coding sequence. Plant Cell, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1105/tpc.7.12.2151 | PMID: 8718625 | Cited 70 times ]