Tian S, Zhou X, Phuntsok T, Zhao N, Zhang D, Ning C, Li D, Zhao H. Genomic analyses reveal genetic adaptations to tropical climates in chickens.  iScience. 2020 Oct 3; 101644

 Huang Y, Huang X, Zhou X, Wang J, Zhang R, Ma F,  Wang K, Zhang Z,  Dai X, Cao X, Han K, Ren Q. Immune activation by a multigene family of lectins with variable tandem repeats in oriental river prawn (Macrobrachium nipponense). Open Biology. 2020. Sep 16; 10 (9), 200141.

 Wang P, Burley JT, Liu Y, Chang J, Chen D, Lu Q, Li SH, Zhou X, Edwards S, Zhang Z. Genomic Consequences of Long-term Population Decline in Brown Eared Pheasant. Mol Biol Evol. 2020 Aug 27:msaa213.   

 Zhou X, Dou Q, Fan G, Zhang Q, Sanderford M, Kaya A, Johnson J, Karlsson E, Tian X, Mikhalchenko A, Kumar S, Seluanov A, Zhang Z, Gorbunova V, Liu X, Gladyshev V. Beaver and Naked Mole Rat Genomes Reveal Common Paths to Longevity. Cell Rep. 2020 Jul 28, 107949

 Zhou X. Thoughts on Convergence Science of high-risk animals responsible for zoonotic epidemics. scichina. 2020 Jul doi: 10.1360/TB-2020-0372.  

 Zhang H, Liang Q, Wang N, Wang Q, Leng L, Mao J, Wang Y, Wang S, Zhang J, Liang H, Zhou X, Li Y, Cao Z, Luan P, Wang Z, Yuan H, Wang Z, Zhou X, Lamont SJ, Da Y, Li R, Tian S, Du Z, Li H. Microevolutionary Dynamics of Chicken Genomes under Divergent Selection for Adiposity. iScience. 2020 Jun 26;23(6):101193.  

 Kaya A, Mariotti M, Tyshkovskiy A, Zhou X, Hulke ML, Ma S, Gerashchenko MV, Koren A, Gladyshev VN. Molecular signatures of aneuploidy-driven adaptive evolutionNat Commun. 2020 Jan 30;11(1):588.

 Sun D, Zhou X, Yu Z, Xu S, Seim I, Yang G. Accelerated evolution and diversifying selection drove the adaptation of cetacean bone microstructure. BMC Evol Biol. 2019 Oct 24;19(1):194.

 Li D, Li Y, Li M, Che T, Tian S, Chen B, Zhou X, Zhang G, Gaur U, Luo M, Tian K, He M, He S, Xu Z, Jin L, Tang Q, Dai Y, Xu H, Hu Y, Zhao X, Yin H, Wang Y, Zhou R, Yang C, Du H, Jiang X, Zhu Q, Li M. Population genomics identifies patterns of genetic diversity and selection in chicken. BMC Genomics. 2019 Apr 2;20(1):263.

 Zhou X, Guang X, Sun D, Xu S, Li M, Seim I, Jie W, Yang L, Zhu Q, Xu J, Gao Q, Kaya A, Dou Q, Chen B, Ren W, Li S, Zhou K, Gladyshev VN, Nielsen R, Fang X, Yang G. Population genomics of finless porpoises reveal an incipient cetacean species adapted to freshwater. Nat Commun. 2018 Apr 10;9(1):1276. 

 Liu Z, Tan X, Orozco-terWengel P, Zhou X, Zhang L, Tian S, Yan Z, Xu H, Ren B, Zhang P, Xiang Z, Sun B, Roos C, Bruford MW, Li M. Population genomics of wild Chinese rhesus macaques reveals a dynamic  emographic history and local adaptation, with implications for biomedical research. Gigascience. 2018 Sep 1;7(9):giy106.

 Zhou X, Sun D, Guang X, Ma S, Fang X, Mariotti M, Nielsen R, Gladyshev VN, Yang G. Molecular Footprints of Aquatic Adaptation Including Bone Mass Changes in Cetaceans. Genome Biol Evol. 2018 Mar 1;10(3):967-975.

 Li B, Li M, Li J, Fan P, Ni Q, Lu J, Zhou X, Long L, Jiang Z, Zhang P, Huang Z, Huang C, Jiang X, Pan R, Gouveia S, Dobrovolski R, Grueter C, Oxnard C, Groves C, Estrada A, Garber A. The primate extinction crisis in China: immediate challenges and a way forward. Biodiversity and conservation. 2018 27: 3301–3327.

 Tang Q, Gu Y, Zhou X, Jin L, Guan J, Liu R, Li J, Long K, Tian S, Che T, Hu S, Liang Y, Yang X, Tao X, Zhong Z, Wang G, Chen X, Li D, Ma J, Wang X, Mai M, Jiang A, Luo X, Lv X, Gladyshev VN, Li X, Li M. Comparative transcriptomics of 5 high-altitude vertebrates and their low-altitude relatives. Gigascience. 2017 Dec 1;6(12):1-9.

 Li D, Che T, Chen B, Tian S, Zhou X, Zhang G, Li M, Gaur U, Li Y, Luo M,Zhang L, Xu Z, Zhao X, Yin H, Wang Y, Jin L, Tang Q, Xu H, Yang M, Zhou R, Li R, Zhu Q, Li M. Genomic data for 78 chickens from 14 populations. Gigascience. 2017 Jun 1;6(6):1-5.

 Li M, Chen L, Tian S, Lin Y, Tang Q, Zhou X, Li D, Yeung CKL, Che T, Jin L, Fu Y, Ma J, Wang X, Jiang A, Lan J, Pan Q, Liu Y, Luo Z, Guo Z, Liu H, Zhu L, Shuai S, Tang G, Zhao J, Jiang Y, Bai L, Zhang S, Mai M, Li C, Wang D, Gu Y, Wang G, Lu H, Li Y, Zhu H, Li Z, Li M, Gladyshev VN, Jiang Z, Zhao S, Wang J, Li R, Li X. Comprehensive variation discovery and recovery of missing sequence in the pig genome using multiple de novo assemblies. Genome Res. 2017 May;27(5):865-874.

 Zhou X, Meng X, Liu Z, Chang J, Wang B, Li M, Wengel PO, Tian S, Wen C, Wang Z, Garber PA, Pan H, Ye X, Xiang Z, Bruford MW, Edwards SV, Cao Y, Yu S, Gao L, Cao Z, Liu G, Ren B, Shi F, Peterfi Z, Li D, Li B, Jiang Z, Li J, Gladyshev VN, Li R, Li M. Population Genomics Reveals Low Genetic Diversity and Adaptation to Hypoxia in Snub-Nosed Monkeys. Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Oct;33(10):2670-81.

 Li R, Jiang GF, Ren QP, Wang YT, Zhou XM, Zhou CF, Qin DZ. MicroRNAs of the mesothorax in Qinlingacris elaeodes, an alpine grasshopper showing a wing polymorphism with unilateral wing form. Bull Entomol Res. 2016 Apr;106(2):225-32.

 Zhou X, Seim I, Gladyshev VN. Convergent evolution of marine mammals is associated with distinct substitutions in common genes. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 9;5:16550.

 Wang B, Zhou X, Shi F, Liu Z, Roos C, Garber PA, Li M, Pan H. Full-length Numt analysis provides evidence for hybridization between the Asian colobine genera Trachypithecus and Semnopithecus. Am J Primatol. 2015 Aug;77(8):901-10.

 Zhou X, Sun F, Xu S, Yang G, Li M. The position of tree shrews in the mammalian tree: Comparing multi-gene analyses with phylogenomic results leaves monophyly of Euarchonta doubtful. Integr Zool. 2015 Mar;10(2):186-98.

 Zhou X, Wang B, Pan Q, Zhang J, Kumar S, Sun X, Liu Z, Pan H, Lin Y, Liu G, Zhan W, Li M, Ren B, Ma X, Ruan H, Cheng C, Wang D, Shi F, Hui Y, Tao Y, Zhang C, Zhu P, Xiang Z, Jiang W, Chang J, Wang H, Cao Z, Jiang Z, Li B, Yang G, Roos C, Garber PA, Bruford MW, Li R, Li M. Whole-genome sequencing of the snub-nosed monkey provides insights into folivory and evolutionary history. Nat Genet. 2014 Dec;46(12):1303-10.

 Zhu K, Zhou X, Xu S, Sun D, Ren W, Zhou K, Yang G. The loss of taste genes in cetaceans. BMC Evol Biol. 2014 Oct 12;14:218.

 Seim I, Ma S, Zhou X, Gerashchenko MV, Lee SG, Suydam R, George JC, Bickham JW, Gladyshev VN. The transcriptome of the bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus reveals adaptations of the longest-lived mammal. Aging (Albany NY). 2014 Oct;6(10):879-99.

 Zhou X, Sun F, Xu S, Fan G, Zhu K, Liu X, Chen Y, Shi C, Yang Y, Huang Z, Chen J, Hou H, Guo X, Chen W, Chen Y, Wang X, Lv T, Yang D, Zhou J, Huang B, Wang Z, Zhao W, Tian R, Xiong Z, Xu J, Liang X, Chen B, Liu W, Wang J, Pan S, Fang X, Li M, Wei F, Xu X, Zhou K, Wang J, Yang G. Baiji genomes reveal low genetic variability and new insights into secondary aquatic adaptations. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2708.

 Xu S, Yang Y, Zhou X, Xu J, Zhou K, Yang G. Adaptive evolution of the osmoregulation-related genes in cetaceans during secondary aquatic adaptation. BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Sep 9;13:189.

 Ren QP, Fan Z, Zhou XM, Jiang GF, Wang YT, Liu YX. Identification and characterization of anonymous nuclear markers for the double-striped cockroach, Blattella bisignata. Bull Entomol Res. 2013 Feb;103(1):29-35.

 Xu S, Chen Y, Cheng Y, Yang D, Zhou X, Xu J, Zhou K, Yang G. Positive selection at the ASPM gene coincides with brain size enlargements in cetaceans. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Nov 7;279(1746):4433-40.

 Wang L, Zhou X, Nie L, Xia X, Liu L, Jiang Y, Huang Z, Jing W. The complete mitochondrial genome sequences of Chelodina rugosa and Chelus fimbriata (Pleurodira: Chelidae): implications of a common absence of initiation sites (O(L)) in pleurodiran turtles. Mol Biol Rep. 2012 Mar;39(3):2097-107.

 Zhou X, Xu S, Xu J, Chen B, Zhou K, Yang G. Phylogenomic analysis resolves the interordinal relationships and rapid diversification of the laurasiatherian mammals. Syst Biol. 2012 Jan;61(1):150-64.

 Zhou X, Xu S, Yang Y, Zhou K, Yang G. Phylogenomic analyses and improved resolution of Cetartiodactyla. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2011 Nov;61(2):255-64.

 Luo CH, Ai HX, Zhou XM, Min C, Liang ZN, Zhang JX, Song R, Liu MY, Zhang SQ. Molecular structure, expression analysis and functional characterization of APRIL (TNFSF 13) in goat (Capra hircus). Gene. 2011 Oct 10;485(2):63-8.

 Ai HX, Zhang ZZ, Shen YF, Zhang JX, Zhou XM, Min C, Zhu SY, Zhang SQ. Molecular structure, phylogenetic analysis, tissue distribution, and function characterization of interferon-γ-inducible lysosomal thiol reductase (GILT) gene in sheep (Ovis aries). Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Apr 15;140(3-4):329-34.

 Zhou X, Xu S, Zhang P, Yang G. Developing a series of conservative anchor markers and their application to phylogenomics of Laurasiatherian mammals. Mol Ecol Resour. 2011 Jan;11(1):134-40.

 Xu S, Ren W, Zhou X, Zhou K, Yang G. Sequence polymorphism and geographical variation at a positively selected MHC-DRB gene in the finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides): implication for recent differentiation of the Yangtze finless porpoise? J Mol Evol. 2010 Jul;71(1):6-22.