NTU Bio-Tech

Chi-Te LIU
Job Title Professor
Name Chi-Te LIU
Office Tel No. 886-2-3366-6025~26
Personal Website https://chiteliu.wixsite.com/lab412
Experience Project Researcher: Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo  2004-2008

Full time faculty : Institute of Biotechnology, National Taiwan University 2008/08~present

Joint appointment faculty : Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University 2021/08~present

Research Fellow: Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center (ABRC), Adademia Sinica 2022/08~present

Head, Research & Development Division Center for International Agricultural Education & Academic Exchanges, CIAEAE 2017/08~present
Education B.Sc: Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University

M.Sc.& Ph.D: Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, The University of Tokyo 
Discipline Special Topics in Environment Microbial Engineering (IOB)

Special Topics in Microbes and Environmental Issues (IOB)

Special Topics in Microbiology  (IOB)

Advanced Biotechnology (IOB)

Microbiology (CBA)

TIGP/NTU Advanced Microbiology (Academia Sinica)

Agriculture of Taiwan (CBA)

Microbial Physiology (BST, in Chinese)

Bioagents and Bioproducts for Agricultural Use (PPM, in Chinese)
Research expertise Symbiosis (Microbe-Plant interactions): Biological nitrogen fixation, molecular mechanisms in rhizobium-legume symbiosis, Type VI secretion system in symbiosis, etc

Environmental Microbiology:Microbial plastic degradation, Microbial fuel, etc

Agricultural Biotechnology:R&D of microbial agents (biofertilizer, biopesticide, biostimulant), plant factory applications, etc
Year Paper Title
2022 Nov. 2022
2022 vol. 23:602, Aug. 2022
2022 Lee, SK., Chiang, MS., Hseu, ZY., Kuo, CH*., Liu, CT.*, A photosynthetic bacterial inoculant exerts beneficial effects on the yield and quality of tomato and affects bacterial community structure in an organic field, Front. Microbiol., vol. 13, pp. 959080-, Aug. 2022
2022 Chien, HL., Tsai, YT., Tseng, WS., Wu, JA., Kuo, SL., Chang, SL., Huang, SJ., Liu, CT.*, Biodegradation of PBSA Films by Elite Aspergillus Isolates and Farmland Soil, Polymers, vol. 14:1320, Mar. 2022
2021 Chien, HL., Tsai, YT., Tseng, WS., Wu, JA., Kuo, SL., Chang, SL., Huang, SJ., Liu, CT.* , From lab to farm: Elucidating the beneficial roles of photo-synthetic bacteria in sustainable agriculture, Microorganisms , vol. 9, pp. 2453-, Nov. 2021
2021 從環境中篩選可分解塑膠之潛力微生物, 工業材料, vol. 418, pp. 149-159, Oct. 2021
2021 The degradation mechanisms of Rhodopseudomonas palustris toward hexabromocyclododecane by time-course transcriptome analysis, Chem Eng J, vol. 425, pp. 130489-, May. 2021
2021 Hsu, SH., Sheng, MW., Chen, JC., Lur, HS.*, Liu, CT.*, Photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris strain PS3 exerts plant growth-promoting effects via stimulating nitrogen uptake and elevating auxin levels in expanding leaves, Front Plant Sci, vol. 12, pp. 573634-, Feb. 2021
2021 Liu, CH., Lee, SK., Oua, IC., Tsai, KJ., Lee, Y., Chu, YH., Liao, YT.*, Liu, CT.* , Essential factors that affect bioelectricity generation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris strain PS3 in paddy soil microbial fuel cells, Int J Energy Res, vol. 45, pp. 2231-2244, Feb. 2021
2020 Lo, KJ., Lee, SK., Liu, CT.* , Development of a low-cost culture medium for the rapid production of plant growth-promoting Rhodopseudomonas palustris strain PS3, PLoS One, vol. 15, pp. e0236739.-, 2020
2020 Lin, HH., Yu, M., Sriramoju, MK., Hsu, ST., Liu, CT.*, Lai, EM.* , A high-throughput interbacterial competition screen identifies ClpAP in enhancing recipient susceptibility to type VI secretion system-mediated attack by Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Front Microbiol, vol. 10, pp. 3077-, 2020
2020 Chien, HL., Huang, WZ., Tsai, MY., Cheng, CH., Liu, CT.*, Overexpression of the chromosome partitioning gene parA in Azorhizobium caulinodans ORS571 alters the bacteroid morphotype in Sesbania rostrata stem nodules, Front Microbiol, vol. 10, pp. 2422-, 2020
2019 Yang, SH., Tandon, K., Lu, CY., Wada, N., Shih, CJ., Hsiao, SSY., Jane, WN., Lee, TC., Yang, CM., Liu, CT., Denis, V., Wu, YT., Wang, LT., Huang, L., Lee, DC., Wu, YW., Yamashiro, H., Tang, SL.*, Metagenomic, phylogenetic, and functional characterization of predominant endolithic green sulfur bacteria in the coral Isopora palifera, Microbiome , vol. 7, Jan. 2019
2019 Wang, RB., Lin, CY., Chen, SH., Lo, KJ., Liu, CT., Liu, Chou., TH, Shih, YH.* , Using high-throughput transcriptome sequencing to investigate the biotransformation mechanism of hexabromocyclododecane with Rhodopseudomonas palustris in water, Sci Total Environ, vol. 692, pp. 249-258, 2019
2018 Huang, CT., Hish, KT., Wang, CN., Liu, CT., Kao WY.*, Phylogenetic analyses of Bradyrhizobium symbionts associated with invasive Crotalaria zanzibarica and its coexisting legumes in Taiwan, Syst Appl Microbiol, vol. 41, pp. 619-628, Nov. 2018
2018 Lo, KJ, Lin, SS, Lu, CW, Kuo, CH*, Liu CT*, Whole genome sequencing and comparative analysis of two plant-associated strains of Rhodopseudomons palustris (PS3 and YSC3), Sci Rep, Aug. 2018
2018 Lin, HH, Huang, HM, Yu, M, Lai, EM, Chien, HL, Liu CT*, Functional exploration of the bacterial type VI secretion system in mutualism: Azorhizobium caulinodans ORS571–Sesbania rostrata as a research model, Mol Plant- Microbe Int, vol. 31, pp. 856-867-, Aug. 2018
2018 Huang, CT, Liu, CT, Kao WY*, Rhizobia symbiosis of seven leguminous species growing along Xindian riverbank of Northern Taiwan, Taiwania, vol. 63, pp. 7-15, 2018
2018 Huang, CT, Hish, KT, Wang, CN, Liu, CT, Kao WY*, Phylogenetic analyses of Bradyrhizobium symbionts associated with invasive Crotalaria zanzibarica and its coexisting legumes in Taiwan, Syst Appl Microbiol, 2018
2017 Liu, CT#, Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Wong, YT, Tseng, CH, Lur HS, Young CC, Oryzomicrobium terrae gen. nov. sp. nov., of the family Rhodocyclaceae isolated from paddy soil, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, vol. 67, pp. 183-189, Jan. 2017
2016 Biological control of tomato bacterial wilt disease by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain WF02, vol. 32, pp. 183-, Sep. 2016
2016 Huang CT, Liu, CT, Chen SC, Kao WY*, Phylogenetic identification, phenotypic variation and symbiotic characteristics of a peculiar rhizobium, strain CzR2, isolated from Crotalaria zanzibarica in Taiwan, Microbes Environ , Sep. 2016
2016 Liu CT#, Huang HM, Hong SF, Kuo-Huang LL, Yang CY, Lin YY, Lin CP, Lin SS*, Peanut witches' broom (PnWB) phytoplasma-mediated leafy flower symptoms and abnormal vascular bundles development, Plant Signaling & Behavior/ in press, 2016
2016 Liu CT#, Erh MH, Lin SP, Lo KY, Chen KI, Cheng KC*, Enrichment of two isoflavone aglycones in black soymilk by rhizopus oligosporus NTU 5 in a plastic composite support CS Bioreactor, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture/ in press, 2016
2016 Lee SK, Lur, HS, Lo KJ, Cheng KC, Chuang CC, Tang, SJ, Yang, ZW, Liu CT, Evaluation of the effects of different liquid inoculant formulations on the survival and plant-growth-promoting efficiency of Rhodopseudomonas palustris strain PS3, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol , vol. 100, pp. 7977-, 2016
2016 Ting YT, Liu CT, Lo KY, Shi YC, Cheng KC*, Conceptual Design of an Industrial-Scale Plant for Ethanol Production from By-products of Sweet Potato Processing, Int J Biotechnol Bioeng, 2016
2016 Lin SP#, Liu CT#, Hsu KD, Hung YT, Shih TY, Cheng KC*, Production of bacterial cellulose with various additives in, Cellulose/ in press, vol. 23, pp. 367-, 2016
2015 Hsu SH, Lo KJ, Fang W, Lur HS* & Liu CT*, Application of phototrophic bacterial inoculant to reduce nitrate content in hydroponic leafy vegetables, Crop Environment Bioinformatics, 12, pp. 29-40, 2015
2015 Hung YT, Liu CT, Peng IC, Hsu C, Yu RC, Cheng KC*, The implementation of HACCP management system in peanut butter ice cream plan, Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 23, pp. 509-515, 2015
2015 Chiang HH, Chen KI, Liu CT, Hsieh SC, Cheng, KC*, Soymilk Isoflavone Conversion Prediction by Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System, Transactions of the ASABE/in press, 2015
2014 Lu JC, Pua XH, Liu CT, Chang KC*, The Implementation of HACCP management system in chocolate ice cream plant, Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 22, pp. 391-398, 2014
2014 Wong W, Tseng CH, Hsu SH, Lur HS, Mo CW, Huang CN, Lee KT, Liu CT*, Promoting effects of a single Rhodopseudomonas palustris inoculant on plant growth by Brassica rapa chinensis under low fertilizer input, Microbes and Environments, 29, pp. 303-313, 2014
2014 Hsueh HY, Yu B, Liu CT, Liu JR*, Increase of the adhesion ability and display of a rumen fungal xylanase on the cell surface of Lactobacillus casei by using a listerial cell wall-anchoring protein, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 94, pp. 576-584, 2014
2014 Wang JH., Lin HH, Liu CT, Lin TC, Liu LY., Lee KT, Transcriptomic analysis reveals that ROS and genes encoding LTPs are associated with tobacco hairy root growth and branch development, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 27, pp. 678-687, 2014
2011 Liu CT#*, Lee KB, Wang YS, Peng MH, Lee KT, Suzuki S, Suzuki T, Oyaizu H, Involvement of the azorhizobial chromosome partition gene (parA) in the onset of bacteroid differentiation during Sesbania rostrata stem nodule development, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77, pp. 4371-4382, 2011
2009 10.Yokota, K., Li, Y.Y., Hisatomi, M., Wang, Y., Ishikawa, K., Liu, C-T., Suzuki, S., Aonuma, K., Aono, T. Nakamoto, T., Oyaizu, H. 2009., Root-Determined Hypernodulation Mutant of Lotus japonicus Shows High-Yielding Characteristics., BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, vol. 7, pp. 1690-1692, 2009
2009 Shuhei Tsukada, Toshihiro Aono, Noriko Akiba, Kyung-Bum Lee, Chi-Te Liu, Hiroki Toyazaki, Hiroshi Oyaizu, Comparative Genome-Wide Transcriptional Profiling of Azorhizobium caulinodans ORS571 Grown under Free-Living and Symbiotic Conditions, Appl Environ Microbiol , vol. 15, pp. 5037-5046, 2009
2008 Chi-Te Liu, Taro Miyaki, Toshihiro Aono, Hiroshi Oyaizu, Evaluation of Methanogenic Strains and Their Ability to Endure Aeration and Water Stress, CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 3, pp. 214-218, 2008
2008 Kaori ISHIKAWA, Keisuke YOKOTA, Yong Yi LI, Yanxu WANG, Chi-Te LIU, Shino SUZUKI, Toshihiro AONO and Hiroshi OYAIZU, Isolation of a novel root-determined hypernodulation mutant rdh1 of Lotus japonicus, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, vol. 2, pp. 259-263, 2008
2008 Kyung-Bum Lee, Philippe De Backer, Toshihiro Aono, Chi-Te Liu, Shino Suzuki, Tadahiro Suzuki, Takakazu Kaneko, Manabu Yamada, Satoshi Tabata, Doris M Kupfer, Fares Z Najar, Graham B Wiley, Bruce Roe, Tim T Binnewies, David W Ussery, Wim D’Haeze, Jeroen Den Herder, Dirk Gevers, Danny Vereecke........, The genome of the versatile nitrogen fixer Azorhizobium caulinodans ORS571, BMC Genomics, pp. 271-284, 2008
2008 Tadahiro Suzuki, Toshihiro Aono, Chi-Te Liu, Shino Suzuki, Taichiro Iki, Keisuke Yokota, Hiroshi Oyaizu, An outermembrane autotransporter, AoaA,ofAzorhizobium caulinodans is required for sustaining highN2-¢xingactivityof stem nodules, FEMS Microbiol Lett, vol. 1, pp. 15-24, 2008
2007 Shino Suzuki, Toshihiro Aono, Kyung-Bum Lee,§ Tadahiro Suzuki, Chi-Te Liu, Hiroki Miwa, Seiji Wakao, Taichiro Iki, Hiroshi Oyaizu, Rhizobial Factors Required for Stem Nodule Maturation and Maintenance in Sesbania rostrata-Azorhizobium caulinodans ORS571 Symbiosis, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 20, pp. 6650-6629, 2007
2006 Chi-Te Liu, Toshihiro Aono, Misako Kinoshita, Hiroki Miwa, Taichiro Iki, Kyung-Bum Lee, Hiroshi Oyaizu, Isolation and differential expression of -1,3-glucanase messenger RNAs, SrGLU3 and SrGLU4, following inoculation of Sesbania rostrata, Functional Plant Biology, vol. 11, pp. 983-990, 2006
2005 C. Suzuki, T. Kunito, T. Aono1, C.-T. Liu, H. Oyaizu, Microbial indices of soil fertility, Journal of Applied Microbiology, vol. 5, pp. 1062-1074, 2005
2005 Kyung-Bum Lee, Chi-Te Liu, Yojiro Anzai, Hongik Kim, Toshihiro Aono, Hiroshi Oyaizu, The hierarchical system of the ‘Alphaproteobacteria’: description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov., International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 5, pp. 1907-1919, 2005
2004 Yanxu Wang, Atsushi Yamazoe, Shino Suzuki, Chi-Te Liu, Toshihiro Aono, Hiroshi Oyaizu, Isolation and characterization of dibenzofuran degrading Comamonas sp. strains isolated from white clover roots., CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 4, pp. 288-294, 2004