Lin Xiao


Associate Professor

Lin Xiao

Department of Environmental Science
School of the
Nanjing University 
22 Hankou Road, Nanjing 210093 
P. R. China
phone: (86-25) 83686561  fax: (85-25) 83707304, 83686561

Main research interests

Long-term research focuses on microorganisms in environment, bioremediation of environmental pollution and microorganisms in process of water and wastewater biotreatment.

l         Environmental Molecule Biology

l         Microbial Ecology

l         Bioremediation of soil and groundwater

l         Microbial treatment of pollutants

l         Ecological safe

Research items:  
05/8-07/12 High effect microbial degradation of remains of fish drug  
04/01-06/12 The interaction of M. aeruginosa and attached bacteria in the lake phosphorus cycle  
03/01-05/12 Remediation of Arsenic-polluted Soils by Biovolatilization  
03/01-05/12 Improvement technology of water quality for lake water source  
03/01-07/06 Study on Processes of Lake Eutrophication and
the Mechanism of Cyanobacterial



Chemical and Biological Regeneration of HDTMA-Modified Montmorillonite after Sorption with Phenol (Environmental Science and Technology, 2003, 37, 5057-5061) was awarded the second class of natural science of Nanjing government in 2005.


Books/Book Chapters

1.      KONG Zhiming, YANG Liuyan, YIN Daqiang, Shupei Cheng (2005). Modern Techniques and Methods in Environmental Biological Experiments.  Chinese Environmental Science Press, Beijing

2.       Lin Xiao, Liuyan Yang, Daqiang Yin and Minyue Zhang, (2004), Experimental Technology for Environmental Microbiology (Chinese), Chinese Environmental Scinece Press, Beijing

3.       Liuyan Yang, Lin Xiao (2003), Environmental Microbial Technology (Chinese), Science Press.

Journal Articles

1.         Lijuan Jiang, Liuyan Yang, Lin Xiao, Xiaoli Shi, Boqing Qin. Interaction of Microcystis aeruginosa and its attached bacterium (Pseudomonas sp.) for phosphorus transformation. Hydrobiologia, 2006 (accepted)

2.         WU JianYANG Liuyan XIAO LinSONG Hongbo, JIANG LijuanCHEN Peng, WAN Yuqiu. Biovolatilization of arsenic from polluted soil (Chinese). Soil, 2006 (accepted)

3.         Song Hongbo, Yang Liuyan, Xiao Lin. Research on adsorption of immobilized modif ied montmorillonite for phenol (Chinese). Techniques and Equipment for Environmental Pollution Control, 2005, 6(4): 11-13, 35

4.         XIAO Lin, YANG Liuyan, JIANG Lijuan, ZOU Di, TU Ya. The effect of signal molecular produced by attached bacteria on the Microsystis aeruginosa phosphorus metabolism (Chinese). Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 2005, 25(4):557-561

5.       ZOU Di, XIAO Lin, YANG Liuyan, WAN Yuqiu. Effects of Phosphorus Sources of Different Forms on Phosphorus Metabolism of Microcystis aeruginosa and Adhesive Pseudomonas sp. Environmental Science(Chinese), 2005, 26(3):118-121

6.         ZHANG Yi, YANG Liu-yan, X IAO Lin, GU Yu-fei, JIANG Li-juan. Anaerobic fermenta tion of hydrophyte press filtrate (Chinese). Rural Eco-Environment, 2005, 21 (3) : 54 - 57

7.         XIAO Lin, CHENG Pen, YANG Liuyan, XU Lizhi, JIANG Lijuan.  Co-degradation of Terephthalic Acid and Production of Single Cell Proteins (Chinese). Environmental Science and Technology, 2005, 28(6):37-39

8.         CHEN PengXIAO LinSHI Xiao1iYANG Liuyan. Function of Intracenular Trehalose for Candida CP02 in Degradation of Terephthalic Acid (Chinese). Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2004, 23(5): 977-980

9.         LIU Hui, YANG Liu-yan, XIAO Lin, CHEN Peng. Toxic Effect of Heavy Metal Ions on Yeast Growth and Phenol Degradation (Chinese). Environmental Chemistry, 2004, 23(5): 495-500

10.     LIU Hui, YANG Liu-yan, XIAO Lin, CHEN Peng.  Production of Single Cell Proteins by Degradation of Phenol Under Cultivation of Yeast Pityroslmrum sp. (Chinese). Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2004, 23(4): 810-813

11.     YANG Liu-yan, JIANG Li-juan, Qin Bo-qiang, GAO Guang. Comparison of static uptake of phosphorus between Microcystis aeruginosa and attached Pseudomonas sp. China Environmental Science, 2004, 24(5): 572-575

12.     Xiaoli Shi, Liuyan Yang, Fengping Wang, Lin Xiao, Lijuan Jiang, Zhiming KongGuang Gao, Boqiang Qin. Growth and phosphate uptake kinetics of Microcystis aeruginosa under various environmental conditions. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2004,16(2): 288292

13.     Liuyan Yang, Xiao lin, Zhou Zhi, Daping Pei and Xiaorong Wang. Affect of pH on adsorption of phenol to organic montmorillonite (Chinese). Environmental Chemistry, 2004, 23(2): 183-187

14.     Hongbo Song, Liuyan Yang, Lin Xiao Di Zou, Xiaoli Shi. Regeneration of Fixation modified montmorillontie of phenol adsorption (Chinese). China Environmental Science, 2004, 24(2): 139-141

15.     Liuyan Yang, Zhi Zhou, Lin Xiao and Xiaorong Wang. Chemical and Biological Regeneration of HDTMA-Modified Montmorillonite after Sorption with Phenol. Environmental Science and Technology, 2003, 37. 5057-5061

16.     Xiaoli Shi, Liuyan Yang, Xiaojun Niu, Lin Xiao, Zhiming Kong, Boqiang Qin , Guang Gao. Intracellular phosphorus metabolism of Microcystis aeruginosa under various redox potential in darkness. Microbiological Research, 2003, 158: 345-352

17.     Xiaoli Shi, Fengping Wang, Lijuan Jiang, Zhi Zhou, Liuyan Yang, Zhiming Kong, Guang Gao and Boqiang Qin. Effect of temperature on the transformation of exogenous 32P in water column, Microcystis aeruginosa and sediments. Chinese Journal of applied Ecology, 2003, 14(11): 1967-1970

18.     Lijuan Jiang, Xiaoli Shi, Liuyan Yang, Lin Xiao, Fengping Wang, Guang Gao and Boqiang Qin. Effect of free-living adhesive Pseudomonas on the release of 32P from Microcysits aeruginosa (Chinese). ACTA Scientiae Circumstantiae, 2003, 23(4): 521-524

19.     Jian Wu, Yang Liuyan, Huo Huiqin and Xiao Li. Treatment of wastewater containing terephthalic acid using organoclay-biological fluidized bed (Chinese). China Environmental Science, 2003, 23(3): 251-254

20.     Peng chen, Lin Xiao, Jian Wu, Hui Liu, Liuyan Yang and Jianzhong Zhu. Degradation of terephthalic acid using yeast and its activity (Chinese). China Environmental Science, 2003, 23(4): 412-416

21.     Liuyan Yang, Zhi Zhou and Lin Xiao. Study on adsription of phenol to HDTMA-modified Montmorillonite and tis Mechanism. Shanghai Environmental Sciences, 2003,22(7)456458

22.     Xiao Lin, Huang Weiyi, Structure Elucidation and Biological Property of Minor Antibiotic in Streptomyces hygroscopicus NND-52, Chinese Journal of Biochemical Pharmaceutics, 2002, 23(1): 7-10

23.     Xiao Lin, Huang Weiyi, Improvement of Nigericin Production in Streptomyces hygroscopicus NND-52 by Combination Mutant, Microbiology (Chinese) 2002, 29(4): 59-61

24.     Xiao Lin, Huang Weiyi, Improvement of Fermentation Condition of Minor Antibiotic in Streptomyces hygroscopicus NND-52, Chinese Journal of Pharmaceuticals 2002, 32(8): 16-19

25.     Xiao Lin, Huang Weiyi, The Regulation of Precursors on the Antibiotics Production of Streptomyces hygroscopicus NND-52, Chinese Journal of Antibiotic, 2003, 28(1): 260-263

26.     Xiao Lin, Gong Jiashun, Yao Jianming, et al., Tannase Immobilization and Its Characters, Chinese Journal of Pharmaceuticals, 2003, 34(11): 549-552



1.      YANG Liu-yan, ZHANG Yi, GU Yu-fei, X IAO Lin, JIANG Li-juan (2005).  Solid-state fermentation of aquatic macrophyte to produce single cell protein. Chinese Invent Patent, Application No. 200510038613.5

2.      WU JianYANG Liuyan XIAO LinSONG Hongbo, JIANG Lijuan (2006). Treatment of arsenic from polluted soil, Chinese Invent Patent, Application No. 200610038301.9