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Name:Yan Jingkun
Associate Professor
Address:301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, PR China


2000.9-2004.6: Henan Universtiy of Technology, Food Science & Technology, BS
2004.9-2007.6: Henan Universtiy of Technology, Food Science & Technology, MS
2007.9-2010.6 South China University of Technology, Sugar Engineering, PhD


Professional Experience
2010.7-present: Associate Professor, School of Food & Biological Technology Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
2012.4-2015.9:Postdoctor, Food Science & Technology, Jiangsu University
2013.10-2014.02: Research Associate, The Hongkong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hum
2015.12-2016.12: Research Associate,

Scientific Research Field
1. Preparation, structure, bioactivity and structure-function relationship of active polysaccharides
2. Interactions, Functionalized modifications, activity and applications of biological macromolecules (polysaccharides or proteins)
3. Agricultural products for the development of new resources (functional oligosaccharides) and applications


Social academic post and honor


Teaching Courses
Biochemistry, Advanced Food Biochemistry, Food Factory Design


Published papers (first or corresponded author):
1.Wang, Y.Y., Zhu, J., Ma, H., Ding, Z.C., Li, L., Yan, J.K.* (2019). Antidiabetic activity of a polysaccharide-protein complex from Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea) in streptozotoxin-induced diabetic rats and underlying mechanism. Food & Function, 10, 5574-5586. (SCI, IF:3.241)
2.Cai, W.D., Zhu, J., Wu, L.X., Qiao, Z.R., Li, L., Yan, J.K.* (2019). Preparation, characterization, rheological and antioxidant properties of ferulic acid-grafted curdlan conjugates. Food Chemistry, 300, 125221. (SCI, IF: 5.399)
3.Yan, J.K.*, Wu, L.X., Cai, W.D., Xiao, G.S., Duan, Y., Zhang, H. (2019). Subcritical water extraction-based methods affect the physicochemical and functional properties of soluble dietary fibers from wheat bran. Food Chemistry, 298, 124987. (SCI, IF: 5.399)
4.Qiu, W.Y., Cai, W.D., Wang, M., Yan, J.K.* (2019). Effect of ultrasonic intesnity on the conformational changes in citrus pectin under ultrasonic processing. Food Chemistry, 297, 125021. (SCI,IF: 5.399)
5.Wu, L.X., Qiao, Z.R., Cai, W.D., Qiu, W.Y., Yan, J.K.* (2019). Quaternized curdlan/pectin polyelectrolyte complexes as biocompatible nanovehicles for curcumin. Food Chemistry, 291, 180-186. (SCI, IF: 5.399)
6.Cai, W.D., Qiu W.Y., Ding, Z.C., Wu, L.X., Yan, J.K.* (2019) Conformational and rheological properties of a quaternary ammonium salt of curdlan. Food Chemistry, 280, 130-138. (SCI, IF: 5.399)
7.Yan, J.K.*, Wu, L.X., Qiao, Z.R., Cai, W.D., Ma, H. (2019). Effect of different drying methods on the product quality and bioactive polysaccharides of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) slice. Food Chemistry, 271, 588-596. (SCI, IF: 5.399)
8.Wang, Y.Y., Ma, H., Yan, J.K.*, Wang, K.D., Yang, Y., Wang, W.H., Zhang, H.N.* (2019). Three-phase partitioning system with dimethyl carbonate as organic phase for partitioning of exopolysaccharides from Phellinus baumii. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 131, 941-948. (SCI, IF 4.784)
9.Wang, Y.Y., Ma, H., Ding, Z.C., Yang, Y., Wang, W.H., Zhang, H.N.*, Yan, J.K.* (2019). Three-phase partitioning for the direct extraction and separation of bioactive exopolysaccharides from the cultured broth of Phellinus baumii. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 123, 201-209. (SCI, IF 4.784)
10.Wu, Y., Liu, H.,  Li, Z.,  Huang, D., Nong, L., Ning, Z., Hu, Z., Xu, C., Yan, J.K*. (2019). Pectin-decorated selenium nanoparticles as a nanocarrier of curcumin to achieve enhanced physicochemical and biological properties. IET Nanobiotechnology, DOI: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2019.0144 (SCI, IF: 1.925).

1.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., Ma, H., Wang, Z.B., & Wu, J.Y. (2018). Three-phase partitioning as an elegant and versatile platform applied to non-chromatographic bioseparation process. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 58(14), 2416-2431. (SCI, IF 6.704).
2.Wang, Y.Y., Qiu Wen-Yi, Sun L., Ding, Z.C., Yan, J.K.* (2018). Preparation, characterization, and antioxidant capacities of selenium nanoparticles stabilized using polysaccharide-protein complexes from Corbicula fluminea. Food Bioscience, 26, 177-184 (SCI, IF:3.220)
3.Hu, T., Lin, Q., Guo, T., Yang, T., Zhou, W., Deng, X., Yan, J.K.*, Luo, Y., Ju, M., Luo, F. (2018). Polysaccharide isolated from Phellinus linteus mycelia exerts anti-inflammatory effects via MAPK and PPAR signaling pathways. Carbohydrate Polymers, 200, 487-497. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
4.Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Y.Y., Wang, M., Yan, J.K*. (2018). Construction, stability, and enhanced antioxidant activity of pectin-decorated selenium nanoparticles. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 170, 692-700. (SCI, IF:3.973).
5.Yan, J.K.*, Ding, Z.C., Gao, X., Wang, Y.Y., Yang, Y., Wu, D., Zhang, H.N.* (2018). Comparative study of physicochemical properties and bioacitvity of Hericium erinaceus polysaccharides at different solvent extractions. Carbohydrate Polymers, 193,373-382. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
6.Yan, J.K*, Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Y.Y., Wang, W.H., Yang, Y., Zhang, H.N.* (2018). Fabrication and stabilization of biocompatible selenium nanoparticles by carboxylic curdlans with various molecular properties. Carbohydrate Polymers, 179,19-27. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
7.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., Ma, H., Wang, Z.B. (2018). Ultrasound synergized with three-phase partitioning for extraction and separation of Corbicula fluminea polysaccharides and possible relevant mechanisms. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 40, 128-134. (SCI, IF:7.279).
8.Qiu, W.Y., Wang, K., Wang, Y.Y., Ding, Z.C., Wu, L.X., Cai, W.D., Yan, J.K*. (2018). pH dependent green synthesis of gold nanoparticles by completely C6-carboxylated curdlan under high temperature and various pH conditions. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 106, 498-506. (SCI, IF 4.784)
9.Yan, J.K*, Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Y.Y., Wu, L.X., Cheung, P.C.K*. (2018). Formation and characterization of polyelectrolyte complex synthesized by chitosan and carboxylic curdlan for 5-fluorouracil delivery. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 107, 397-405. (SCI, IF 4.784)
10.Zhang, H.N., Ma, Hai-Le, Zhou, C.S., Yang, Y., Yin, X.L., & Yan, J.K*. (2018). Enhanced production and antioxidant activity of endo-polysaccharides from Phellinus igniarius mutants screened by low power He-Ne laser and ultraviolet induction. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre, 15, 30-36.

1.Yan, J.K*, Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., Wu, L.X., Ding, Z.C., Cai, W.D. (2017). Purification, structural characterization and bioactivity evaluation of a novel proteoglycan produced by Corbicula fluminea. Carbohydrate Polymers, 176, 11-18. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
2.Yan, J.K*., Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Y.Y., & Wu, J.Y. (2017). Biocompatible polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles from lactoferrin and pectin as potential vehicles for antioxidative curcumin. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 65(28), 5720-5730. (SCI, IF 3.571).
3.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., & Wu, J.Y. (2017). Construction and characterization of nanosized curdlan sulfate/chitosan polyelectrolyte complex toward drug release of zidovudine. Carbohydrate Polymers, 174, 209-216. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
4.Yan, J.K*., Pei, J.J., Ma, H.L., Wang, Z.B., & Liu, Y.S. (2017) Advances in Antitumor Polysaccharides from Phellinus sensu lato: Production, Isolation, Structure, Antitumor Activity, and Mechanisms. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 57(6): 1256-1269. (SCI, IF 6.704).
5.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., Shao, N. (2017). Three-phase partitioning for efficient extraction and separation of polysaccharides from Corbicula fluminea. Carbohydrate Polymers, 163, 10-19. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
6.Yan, J.K*., Wu, L.X., Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Y.Y., Ding, Z.C., Cai, W.D. (2017). Rheological properties of a ß-1,3-polyglucuronic acid derivative from 4-acetamido-TEMPO-mediated oxidation of curdlan. RSC Advances, 7, 50441-50448. (SCI, IF: 3.049).
7.Wang, Y.Y., Qiu, W.Y., Wang, Z.B., Ma, H.L., Yan, J.K*. (2017). Extraction and characterization of anti-oxidative polysaccharide–protein complexes from Corbicula fluminea through three-phase partitioning. RSC Advances, 7, 11067-11075. (SCI,  IF: 3.049).

1.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Zhu, L., & Wu, J.Y*. (2016) Green synthesis and characterization of zinc oxide nanoparticles using carboxylic curdlan and their interaction with bovine serum albumin. RSC Advances, 6, 77752-77759 (SCI, IF: 3.049).
2.Wang, Z.B., Chen, B.B., Luo, L., & Yan, J.K*. (2016) Fractionation, physicochemical characteristics and biological activities of polysaccharides from Pueraria lobata roots. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 67, 54-60. (SCI, IF: 3.834)
3.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Wang, Z.B., Ma, H.L., Pei, J.J. (2016). Structural characteristics and antioxidant activity in vivo of a polysaccharide isolated from Phellinus linteus mycelia. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 65, 110-117. (SCI, IF: 3.834)
4.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Wang, Z.B., Ma, H.L., Pei, J.J., & Wu, J.Y*. (2016). Structure and antioxidative property of a polysaccharide from an ammonium oxalate extract of Phellinus linteus. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 9, 92-99. (SCI, IF :4.784)
5.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Wang, Z.B., Ma, H.L. (2016). Ultrasonic effects on the degradation kinetics, preliminary characterization and antioxidant activities of polysaccharides from Phellinus linteus mycelia. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 29, 251-257. (SCI, IF:7.279).

1.Yan, J.K*., Pei, J.J., Ma, H.L., Wang, Z.B. (2015). Effects of ultrasound on molecular properties, structure, chain conformation and degradation kinetics of carboxylic curdlan. Carbohydrate Polymers. 121,64-70. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
2.Yan, J.K*., Liu J.L., Sun, Y.J., Tang, S., Mo, Z.Y., & Liu, Y.S.* (2015). Green synthesis of biocompatible carboxylic curdlan-capped gold nanoparticles and its interaction with protein. Carbohydrate Polymers.117,771-777. (SCI,  IF: 6.044)
3.Yan, J.K*., Ma, H.L., Chen, X., Pei, J.J., Wang, Z.B., Wu, J.Y.* (2015). Self-aggregated nanoparticles of carboxylic curdlan-deoxycholic acid conjugates as a carrier of doxorubicin. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 72, 333-340. (SCI, IF 4.784)
4.Yan, J.K*., Ma, H.L., Cai, P.F., Wu, J.Y.* (2015). Highly selective and sensitive nucleic acid detection based on polysaccharide-functionalized silver nanoparticles. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 134, 17-21. (SCI, IF:2.931).
5.Pei, J.J., Wang, Z.B., Ma, H.L., Yan, J.K*. (2015). Structural features and antitumor activity of a novel polysaccharide from alkaline extract of Phellinus linteus mycelia. Carbohydrate Polymers, 115, 472-477 (SCI, IF: 6.044)
6.Yan, J.K*., Wang, Y.Y., Ma, H.L. (2015). Green synthesis and stabilization of gold nanoparticles via carboxymethylated curdlan. Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research, 13(4):259-266 (SCI).
7.Yan, J.K.*, Wang, Y.Y. (2015). Random-centroid optimization of ultrasound- -assisted extraction of polysaccharides from Cordyceps sinensis mycelium. Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research, 13(4):167-172 (SCI).

1.Zhang, H.N., Ma, H.L.,* Liu, W., Pei, J.J., Wang, Z.B., Zhou, H.J., Yan, J.K*. (2014). Ultrasound enhanced production and antioxidant activity of polysaccharides from mycelial fermentation of Phellinus igniarius. Carbohydrate Polymers, 113, 380-387. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
2.Yan, J.K*., Ma, H.L., Pei, J.J., Wang, Z.B., Wu, J.Y.* (2014). Facile and effective separation of polysacchrides and proteins from Cordyceps sinensis mycelia by ionic liquid aqueous two-phase system. Separation and Purification Technology,135, 278-284. (SCI, IF:5.107).
3.Wang, Z.B., Pei, J.J., Ma, H.L., Cai, P.F., Yan, J.K.* (2014). Effect of extraction media on preliminary characterizations and antioxidant activities of Phellinus linteus polysaccharides. Carbohydrate Polymers, 109: 49-55. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
4.Yan, J. K.,* Wang, W.Q., & Wu, J.Y.* (2014). Recent advances in Cordyceps sinensis polysaccharides: mycelial fermentation, isolation, structure, and bioactivities: a review. Journal of Functional Foods, 6, 33-47. (SCI, IF:3.197)
5.Yan, J.K.*, Ma, H.L., Cai, P.F., Zhang, Q., Hu, N.Z., Feng, X.B., Wu, J.Y.* (2014) Structural characteristics and antioxidant activities of different families of 4-acetamido-TEMPO-oxidized curdlan. Food Chemistry, 143, 530-535. (SCI, IF: 5.399)

2013 and before
1.Yan, J.K.*, Cai P.F., Cao, X.Q., Ma, H.L., Zhang, Q., Hu, N.Z., Zhao, Y.Z. (2013). Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using 4-acetamido-TEMPO-oxidized curdlan. Carbohtdrate Polymers, 97, 391-397. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
2.Yan, J.K.*, Cai, P.F., Cao, X.Q., Fan, T.T., Ma, H.L. (2013). Studies on interaction of polysaccharide-templated silver nanoparticles with bovine serum albumin. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 23, 1383-1388. (SCI, IF:1.637)
3.Yan, J. K., Wang, W.Q., Ma, H.L., & Wu, J.Y.* (2013). Sulfation and enhanced antioxidant capacity of an exopolysaccharide produced by the medicinal fungus Cordyceps sinensis. Molecules, 18(1), 167-177. (SCI, IF:3.060)
4.Yan, J. K., Wang, W.Q., Li, L., & Wu, J.Y.* (2011). Physiochemical properties and antitumor activities of two α-glucans isolated from hot water and alkaline extracts of Cordyceps (Cs-HK1) fungal mycelia, Carbohydrate Polymers, 85, 753-758. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
5.Yan, J. K., Li, L., Wang, Z. M., & Wu, J.Y.* (2010).Structural elucidation of an exopolysaccharide from mycelial fermentation of a Tolypocladium sp. fungus isolated from wild Cordyceps sinensis, Carbohydrate Polymers, 79(1), 125-130. (SCI, IF: 6.044)
Yan, J. K., Li, L., Wang, Z. M.,Leung, P. H., Wang,W. Q., & Wu, J.Y.* (2009). Acidic degradation and enhanced antioxidant activities of exopolysaccharides from Cordyceps sinensis mycelial culture, Food Chemistry, 117(4), 641-646. (SCI, IF: 5.399)


Main Scientific Research Projects
1.National Natural Science Foundation of China (31671812)
2.Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20140542)




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