1.Yuan-Yuan Li, Jin-Bo Li, Yan-Ping Shen, Yi-Ming Xiong, Xing-Hong Li, Zhan-Fen Qin* 2021 Identification of estrogen receptor target genes involved in gonadal feminization caused by estrogen in Xenopus laevis. Aquatic Toxicology 232, 105760.
2.Yuan-Yuan Li, Yan-Ping Shen, Jin-Bo Li, Man Cai, Zhan-Fen Qin*. Transcriptomic analysis identifies early cellular and molecular events by which estrogen disrupts testis differentiation and causes feminization in Xenopus laevis. Aquatic Toxicology. 2020, 226: 105557.
3.Yuan-Yuan Li, Jin-Bo Li, Man Cai, Zhan-Fen Qin* Development of testis cords and the formation of efferent ducts in Xenopus laevis: differences and similarities with other vertebrates. Sexual Development, DOI: 10.1159/000513416
4.Yuan-Yuan Li, Tan Meng, Kun Gao, Zhan-Fen Qin*. Gonadal differentiation and its sensitivity to androgens during development of Pelophylax nigromaculatus. Aquatic Toxicology, 2018, 202: 188-195.
5.Yuan-Yuan Li, Juan Chen, Zhan-Fen Qin*. Determining the optimal developmental stages of Xenopus laevis for initiating exposures to chemicals for sensitively detecting their feminizing effects on gonadal differentiation. Aquatic Toxicology, 2016, 179: 134–142.
6.Yuan-Yuan Li, Wei Xu, Xiao-Ran Chen, Qin-Qin Lou, Wu-Ji Wei, Zhan-Fen Qin*. Low concentrations of 17β-trenbolone induce female-to-male reversal and mortality in the frog Pelophylax nigromaculatus. Aquatic Toxicology, 2015, 58: 230–237.
7.Wei Xu#, Yuan-Yuan Li#, Qin-Qin Lou, Xiao-Ran Chen, Zhan-Fen Qin *, Wu-Ji Wei *. Low concentrations of dihydrotestosterone induce female-to-male sex reversal in the frog Pelophylax nigromaculatus. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2015, 34(10): 2370-2377. (# Co-first author)
9.Xiao-Ying Chen, Yuan-Yuan Li, Min Zhu, Zhan-Fen Qin*. An ex vivo assay for screening glucocorticoid signaling disruption based on glucocorticoid-response gene transcription in Xenopus tails. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2018, 66: 104-112.
10.Yao Wang, Yuan-Yuan Li, Zhan-Fen Qin*, Wu-Ji Wei*. Re-evaluation of thyroid hormone signaling antagonism of tetrabromobisphenol A for validating the T3-induced Xenopus metamorphosis assay. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2017, 52: 325-332.
11.Ya-Xian Zhao, Yuan-Yuan Li, Xiao-Fei Qin, Qin-Qin Lou, Zhan-Fen Qin*. Accumulation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the brain compared with the levels in other tissues among different vertebrates from an e-waste recycling site. Environmental Pollution, 2016, 218: 1334-1341.
12.Yin-Feng Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Li, Zhan-Fen Qin*, Hui-Li Wang *, Jian-Zhong Li. A screening assay for thyroid hormone (TH) signaling disruption based on TH-response gene expression analysis in the frog Pelophylax nigromaculatus. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2015, 34: 143-154.