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Name:Zhongyuan Zhang

Associate Professor

Address:Zhongling Street 50, Nanjing, 210014






Kyushu University, Japan, 2009.09-2012.09, Doctor Degree

Professional Experience

Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China, 2014.08-,Associate Professor

Kyushu University, Japan, 2012.10-2013.07, Postdoctor

Scientific Research Field

Fruits and Vegetables Processing and Nutrition Evaluation

Research on processing and nutrition evaluation of fruits and vegetables, mainly including changes of food matrix, degradation and stability of phytochemicals during processing. In addition, the bioavailability interactions between phytochemicals during digestion were done.  

Social academic post and honor

Peer reviewer of Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry、Ultrasonics Sonochemistry、Drying Technology、Cytotechnology and so on.

Published papers

1.Zhang Z, Nie M, Liu C, Jiang N, Liu C, Li D *. Citrus flavanones enhance β-carotene uptake in vitro experiment using Caco-2 cell: structure–activity relationship and molecular mechanisms. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.2019. DOI:10.1021/acs.jafc.9b01376,Accept.

2.Nie M#, Zhang Z#, Liu C,*, Li D *, Huang W, Liu C, Jiang N. Hesperetin and hesperidin improved β-carotene incorporation efficiency, intestinal cell uptake, and retinoid concentrations in tissues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.2019. DOI:10.1021/acs.jafc.9b00551,Accept.

3.Zhang Z, Wei Q, Nie M, Jiang N, Liu C, Liu C, Li D*, Xu L. Microstructure and bioaccessibility of different carotenoid species as affected by hot air drying: Study on carrot, sweet potato, yellow bell pepper and broccoli. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2018, 96, 357-363.

4.Zhang Z, Wang X, Li Y, Nie M, Li D*, Xiao Y, Liu C, Xu L, Zhang M, Jiang N. Evaluation food matrix change impacts on the in vitro bioaccessibility of carotenoids in pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) slices during two drying processes. Food & Function, 2017, 8, 4693-4702.

5.Zhang Z, Niu L, Li D*, Liu C, Ma R, Song J, Zhao J. Low intensity ultrasound as a pretreatment to drying of daylilies: Impact on enzyme inactivation, color changes and nutrition quality parameters. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2017, 36: 50–58.

6. Zhang Z, Wei Q, Liu C, Li D*, Liu C, Jiang N. Comparison of four pretreatments on the drying behaviour and quality of taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott) slices during intermittent microwave vacuum-assisted drying. Drying Technology, 2017, 35(11):1347–1357.

7. Zhang Z, Liu Z, Li D*, Liu C, Jiang N, Liu C. Effects of ultrasound pretreatment on drying kinetics and quality parameters of button mushroom slices. Drying Technology, 2016, 34(15): 1791-1800.

8.Zhang Z, Xiao Y, Li D*, Liu C. Identification and quantification of all-trans-zeaxanthin and its cis-isomers during illumination in a model system. International Journal of Food Properties, 2016,19:1282–1291.

9.Li D, Xiao Y, Zhang Z*, Liu C. Light-induced oxidation and isomerization of all-trans-β-cryptoxanthin in a model system. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2015, 142, 51-58.

10.Li D, Xiao Y, Zhang Z*, Liu C. Analysis of (all-E)-lutein and its (Z)-isomers during illumination in a model system. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 2014, 100, 33-39.

11.Zhang Z, Teruya K, Yoshida T, Eto H, Shirahata S*. Fucoidan extract enhances the anti-cancer activity of chemotherapeutic agents in MDA-MB-231 and MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Marine Drugs, 2013, 11(1): 81-98.

12.Zhang Z, Teruya K, Eto H, Shirahata S*. Induction of apoptosis by low-molecular-weight fucoidan through calcium- and caspase-dependent mitochondrial pathways in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells. Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2013, 77(2): 235-242.

Main Scientific Research Projects

The present work received research funding from the National Natural Science Fundation of China (Project 31601470) and the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province of China (Project BK20160581).


Scientific Research Achievements and Awards

Number of postgraduates under supervision

Two of postgraduates under supervision

Number of supervised masters and Ph.D.

Seven of supervised masters

Number of supervised undergraduates

Two of supervised undergraduates

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