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Genomic Insights into Niche Partitioning across Sediment Depth among Anaerobic Methane-Oxidizing Archaea in Global Methane Seeps

Chen, J., Li, Y., Zhong C., Xu, Z., Lu, G., Jing, H., & Liu, H. (2023).  mSystems.

Disentangling the Functional Role of Fungi in Cold Seep Sediment

Shekarriz, E., Chen, J., Xu, Z., & Liu, H. (2023).  Microbiology Spectrum.

Liu, K., Nishioka, J., Chen, B., Suzuki, K., Cheung, S., Lu, Y., Wu, H., & Liu H. (2023).  Limnology and Oceanography, 68(3).

Lo, S., Xu, Z., Lee, S., Lau, W., Qiu, J., Liu, H., Qian, P., & Cheng, J. (2022).  Frontiers in Microbiology.

Community Dynamics of Free-Living and Particle-Attached Bacteria over Sequential Blooms of Heterotrophic Dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans and Mixotrophic Ciliate Mesodinium rubrum

Zhang Shuwen, Liu Hongbin, & Xia Xiaomin. (2022).  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 88(22), e01323-22.

Cell size is a key ecological trait associated with biogeographic patterns of microbial eukaryotes in coastal waters

Wu Wenxue, & Liu Hongbin. (2022).  Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, 933256.

High biomass turnover rates of endosymbiotic nitrogen‐fixing cyanobacteria in the western Bering Sea

Cheung, S., Liu, K., Turk‐Kubo, K. A., Nishioka, J., Suzuki, K., Landry, M. R., Zehr, J. P., Leung, S., Deng, L., & Liu, H. (2022).  Limnology and Oceanography Letters, lol2.10267.

Selective Feeding of a Mixotrophic Dinoflagellate (Lepidodinium sp.) in Response to Experimental Warming and Inorganic Nutrient Imbalance

Liu, K., Ng, H. Y.-T., Gao, Z., & Liu, H. (2022).  Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 805306.

Spatio-Temporal Variation of Synechococcus Assemblages at DNA and cDNA Levels in the Tropical Estuarine and Coastal Waters

Wang, T., Xia, X., Chen, J., Liu, H., & Jing, H. (2022).  Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 837037.

Highly Diverse Synechococcus Pigment Types in the Eastern Indian Ocean

Zhang, X., Cheung, S., Wang, J., Zhang, G., Wei, Y., Liu, H., Sun, J., & Liu, H. (2022).  Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 806390.

Disentangling the Ecological Processes Shaping the Latitudinal Pattern of Phytoplankton Communities in the Pacific Ocean

Xu, Z., Cheung, S., ., Cheung, S., Endo, H., Xia, X., Wu, W., Chen, B., Ho, N., Suzuki, K., Li, M., & Liu, H. (2022).  mSystems, 7(1):e01203-21.

Active Degradation-Nitrification Microbial Assemblages in the Hypoxic Zone in a Subtropical Estuary

Lu, Y., Cheung, S., Koh X., Xia, X., Jing, H., LEE, P., Kao, S., Gan, J., Dai, M., & Liu, H. (2022).  SSRN Electronic Journal


Gut-microbial adaptation and transformation of silver nanoparticles mediated the detoxification of Daphnia magna and offsprings

Li, Y., Liu, H., & Wang, W.-X. (2021). Environmental Science: Nano, 10.1039.D1EN00765C.

Genomic and transcriptomic evidence for the diverse adaptations of subclusters 5.2 and 5.3 Synechococcus to mesoscale eddies.

Chen, J., Li, Y., Jing, H., Zhang, X., Xu, Z., Xu, J., & Liu, H. (2021). New Phytologist, nph.17903.

Gamma4: A genetically versatile Gammaproteobacterial NIFH phylotype that is widely distributed in the North Pacific Ocean. 

Cheung, S., Zehr, J. P., Xia, X., Tsurumoto, C., Endo, H., Nakaoka, S., Mak, W., Suzuki, K., & Liu, H. (2021). Environmental Microbiology, 23(8), 4246–4259.

Distinct interaction effects of warming and anthropogenic input on diatoms and dinoflagellates in an urbanized estuarine ecosystem.

Cheung, Y. Y., Cheung, S., Mak, J., Liu, K., Xia, X., Zhang, X., Yung, Y., & Liu, H. (2021). Global Change Biology, 27(15), 3463–3473.

Elevated temperature relieves phosphorus limitation of marine unicellular diazotrophic cyanobacteria.

Deng, L., Cheung, S., Kang, C., Liu, K., Xia, X., & Liu, H. (2021). Limnology and Oceanography, lno.11980.

Evidence of partial thermal compensation in natural phytoplankton assemblages.

Liu, K., Chen, B., & Liu, H. (2021).  Limnology and Oceanography Letters, lol2.10227.

What controls microzooplankton biomass and herbivory rate across marginal seas of China? 

Liu, K., Chen, B., Zheng, L., Su, S., Huang, B., Chen, M., & Liu, H. (2021). Limnology and Oceanography, 66(1), 61–75.

Effects of temperature on a mixotrophic dinoflagellate (Lepidodinium sp.) under different nutritional strategies.

Liu K, Ng HY, Zhang S, & Liu H. (2021). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 678, 37–49.

Are temperature sensitivities of PROCHLOROCOCCUS and SYNECHOCOCCUS impacted by nutrient availability in the subtropical northwest Pacific? 

Liu, K., Suzuki, K., Chen, B., & Liu, H. (2021). Limnology and Oceanography, 66(3), 639–651.

Evidence for mixotrophy in pico-chlorophytes: Study based on new Picochlorum (Trebouxiophyceae) strain1. 

Pang, M., Liu, K., & Liu, H. (2021). J Phycol. PubMed.

Homogeneous selection shapes free‐living and particle‐associated bacterial communities in subtropical coastal waters.

Wu, W., Xu, Z., Dai, M., Gan, J., & Liu, H. (2021). Diversity and Distributions, 27(10), 1904–1917.

Distinct metabolic strategies of the dominant heterotrophic bacterial groups associated with marine Synechococcus.

Xia, X., Zheng, Q., Leung, S. K., Wang, Y., Lee, P. Y., Jing, H., Jiao, N., & Liu, H. (2021). Science of The Total Environment, 798, 149208.

Transcriptomic response of Daphnia magna to nitrogen‐ or phosphorus‐limited diet.

Xu, Z., Li, Y., Li, M., & Liu, H. (2021). Ecology and Evolution, 11(16), 11009–11019.

Diatom frustules with different silica contents affect copepod grazing due to differences in the nanoscale mechanical properties. 

Xu, H., Shi, Z., Zhang, X., Pang, M., Pan, K., & Liu, H. (2021). Limnology and Oceanography, 66(9), 3408–3420.

Population dynamics and interactions of Noctiluca scintillans and Mesodinium rubrum during their successive blooms in a subtropical coastal water. 

Zhang, S., Xia, X., Ke, Y., Song, S., Shen, Z., Cheung, S., & Liu, H. (2021). Science of The Total Environment, 755, 142349.

Effect of river plume on phytoplankton community structure in Zhujiang River estuary. 

Zhong, Q., Xue, B., Noman, M. A., Wei, Y., Liu, H., Liu, H., Zheng, L., Jing, H., & Sun, J. (2021). Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 39(2), 550–565.


Physical Forcing Controls the Basin‐Scale Occurrence of Nitrogen‐Fixing Organisms in the North Pacific Ocean. 

Cheung, S., Nitanai, R., Tsurumoto, C., Endo, H., Nakaoka, S., Cheah, W., Lorda, J. F., Xia, X., Liu, H., & Suzuki, K. (2020). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34(9).

Protistal Grazers Increase Grazing on Unicellular Cyanobacteria Diazotroph at Night.

Deng, L., Cheung, S., & Liu, H. (2020). Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 135.

Metabolic response of prokaryotic microbes to sporadic hypoxia in a eutrophic subtropical estuary. 

Li, Y., Jing, H., Kao, S.-J., Zhang, W., & Liu, H. (2020). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 154, 111064.

New insight to niche partitioning and ecological function of ammonia oxidizing archaea in subtropical estuarine ecosystem.

Lu, Y., Cheung, S., Chen, L., Kao, S.-J., Xia, X., Gan, J., Dai, M., & Liu, H. (2020). Biogeosciences, 17(23), 6017–6032.

Marine Microbial Community Composition During the Upwelling Season in the Southern Benguela. 

Rocke, E., Cheung, S., Gebe, Z., Dames, N. R., Liu, H., & Moloney, C. L. (2020). Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 255.

Rare bacteria in seawater are dominant in the bacterial assemblage associated with the Bloom-forming dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans.

Xia, X., Ki Leung, S., Cheung, S., Zhang, S., & Liu, H. (2020). Science of The Total Environment, 711, 135107.

Discovery of Euryhaline Phycoerythrobilin-Containing Synechococcus and Its Mechanisms for Adaptation to Estuarine Environments. 

Xia, X., Lee, P., Cheung, S., Lu, Y., & Liu, H. (2020). MSystems, 5(6).

Impacts of the Zhe-Min Coastal Current on the biogeographic pattern of microbial eukaryotic communities. 

Xu, Z., Li, Y., Lu, Y., Li, Y., Yuan, Z., Dai, M., & Liu, H. (2020). Progress in Oceanography, 183, 102309.

Snapshot of Peptidomics of the Red Tide Forming Species Noctiluca scintillans.

Zhang, S., Li, C., Cheung, S., Sun, M., Song, S., Guo, W., Guo, C., Wu, G., & Liu, H. (2020). Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 569807.

Community, Distribution, and Ecological Roles of Estuarine Archaea. 

Zou, D., Liu, H., & Li, M. (2020). Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 2060.

The Distribution of Bathyarchaeota in Surface Sediments of the Pearl River Estuary Along Salinity Gradient.

Zou, D., Pan, J., Liu, Z., Zhang, C., Liu, H., & Li, M. (2020). Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 285.

Genomic Characteristics of a Novel Species of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea from the Jiulong River Estuary. 

Zou, D., Wan, R., Han, L., Xu, M. N., Liu, Y., Liu, H., Kao, S.-J., & Li, M. (2020). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 86(18).


Overlooked Genetic Diversity of Ammonia Oxidizing Archaea Lineages in the Global Oceans. 

Cheung, S., Mak, W., Xia, X., Lu, Y., Cheung, Y., & Liu, H. (2019). Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 124(7), 1799–1811.

Transportation of Diazotroph Community From the Upstream to Downstream of the Kuroshio. 

Cheung, S., Suzuki, K., Xia, X., & Liu, H. (2019). Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 124(9), 2680–2693.

Interaction of antibacterial silver nanoparticles and microbiota-dependent holobionts revealed by metatranscriptomic analysis. 

Li, Y., Yan, N., Wong, T. Y., Wang, W.-X., & Liu, H. (2019). Environmental Science: Nano, 6(11), 3242–3255.

Differential Distribution and Determinants of Ammonia Oxidizing Archaea Sublineages in the Oxygen Minimum Zone off Costa Rica.

Lu, Y., Xia, X., Cheung, S., Jing, H., & Liu, H. (2019). Microorganisms, 7(10), 453.

Spatial distributions of mesozooplankton biomass, community composition and grazing impact in association with hypoxia in the Pearl River Estuary.

Shi, Z., Liu, K., Zhang, S., Xu, H., & Liu, H. (2019). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 225, 106237.

Metatranscriptomics of the bacterial community in response to atmospheric deposition in the Western North Pacific Ocean. 

Tan, S., Cheung, S., Ho, T.-Y., & Liu, H. (2019). Marine Genomics, 45, 57–63.

Latitudinal and Vertical Variation of Synechococcus Assemblage Composition Along 170° W Transect From the South Pacific to the Arctic Ocean.

Xia, X., Cheung, S., Endo, H., Suzuki, K., & Liu, H. (2019). Microbial Ecology, 77(2), 333–342.

 Marine biofilms constitute a bank of hidden microbial diversity and functional potential. 

Zhang, W., Ding, W., Li, Y.-X., Tam, C., Bougouffa, S., Wang, R., Pei, B., Chiang, H., Leung, P., Lu, Y., Sun, J., Fu, H., Bajic, V. B., Liu, H., Webster, N. S., & Qian, P.-Y. (2019). Nature Communications, 10(1), 517.

Genomic adaptation to eutrophication of ammonia‐oxidizing archaea in the Pearl River estuary. 

Zou, D., Li, Y., Kao, S., Liu, H., & Li, M. (2019). Environmental Microbiology, 21(7), 2320–2332.

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