Research Progress
  • Kunming Institute of Botany Has Achieved Fruitful Results of Fung...


      September 5th to 28th, 2009, six members, including senior visiting scholar Dr. Wang Yun, researcher of New Zealand Plants and Food Research Institute, led by the KIB research group leader Prof. Liu Peigui, studied the fungi resources in desert and semi-desert regions of Northwest China and i...

  • Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Southwest China Put into Operat...



      The year of 2008 is the first year for Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Southwest China (abbreviated as Germplasm Bank hereinafter) to be put into use formally. Relying on efforts of the entire staff and supports from all cooperation organization, the seed-preservation facilities were put i...

  • Important Breakthrough Made in Developing New Potential Anticance...


       In collaboration with State Key Laboratory of Medical Genomics in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences in CAS, and Rui Jin Hospital, Prof. Sun Handong, academician of CAS, observed significant apoptosis of t (8; 21) chromosome translocation through NF-...

  • Investigation on the Chemical and Bioactivities of Schisandraceae...


       The program has investigated 16 plants of the genus Schisandra and Kadsura. About 100 novel highly oxygenated rearranged triterpenoids and nortriterpenoids with new skeleton were discovered. Among them, several ones have been found to show significant anti-HIV bioactivity with minimal toxici...


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