patents projects awards


  1. Dazhi Tian, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips.“Protein-polysaccharide interactions: Phase behaviours and applications”, Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 17, 2014, 52-63.
  2. Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Yapeng Fang, Glyn O. Phillips, Shuntang Guo, “Functional properties of soy bean proteins”, Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 17, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014, 28-45.
  3. Xiaobei Li, Hongbin Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Saphwan Al-Assaf, Glyn O. Phillips, Katsuyoshi Nishinari. “Rheological Properties of Gum Arabic Solution: the Effect of Arabinogalactan Protein Complex (AGP)”, Gum Arabic, 2012 229-238, Royal Society of Chemistry.
  4. Rujira Sukhotu, Xiaodi Shi, Qi Hu, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Yapeng Fang, Shuntang Guo*,  “Aggregation behaviour and stability of maize germ oil body suspension”, Food Chemistry, 2014, 164: 1-6.(Sci,IF=3.334)
  5. Yiping Cao, Jun He, Yapeng Fang*, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, "Interactions between schizophyllan and curdlan molecules in solutions", Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre, 2014, 3: 89-95.(Sci)
  6. Le Wang, Man Xiao, Shuhong Dai, Jia Song, Xuewen Ni, Yapeng Fang, Harold Corke, Fatang Jiang*."Interactions between carboxymethyl konjac glucomannan and soyprotein isolate in blended films", Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 101: 136-145.(Sci,IF=3.479)
  7. Katsuyoshi Nishinari*, Yapeng Fang*, Shuntang Guo, G. O. Phillips. “Soy proteins: A review on composition, aggregation and emulsification”, Food Hydrocolloids, 2014, 39: 301-318. (Sci, IF=3.494)
  8. Sha Cai, Meng Zhao*,Yapeng Fang*,Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips,Fatang Jiang.Microencapsulation of Lactobacillus acidophilus CGMCC1.2686 via emulsification/internal gelation of alginate using Ca-EDTA and CaCO3 as calcium sources,Food Hydrocolloids, 2014,39:295-230. (Sci, IF=3.494)
  9. Huiling Kong, Jixin Yang, Yifeng Zhang, Yapeng Fang*,Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips.Synthesis and antioxidant properties of gum arabic-stabilized selenium nanoparticles.2014,65:155-162.(Sci,IF=2.596)
  10. Xiaolin Yao, Soma Meran, Yapeng Fang, John Martin, Adam Midgley, Ming-Ming Pan, Bi-Cheng Liu, Steve W. Cui, Glyn O. Phillips, Aled O. Phillips*. “Cordyceps sinensis: In vitro anti-fibrotic bioactivity of natural and cultured preparations”, Food Hydrocolloids, 2014,35:444-452.(Sci,IF=3.494)
  11. Peng Mao,Meng Zhao,Fan Zhang,Yapeng Fang*,Glyn O. Phillips, Katsuyoshi Nishinari and Fatang Jiang. “Phase separation induced molecular fractionation of gum arabic - sugar beet pectin systems”, Carbohydrate Polymers. 2013,98:699-705.(Sci,IF=3.479)
  12. Meng Zhao,Bo Jiang,Hua Hang,Yapeng Fang,Fatang Jiang, Glyn O. Phillips.“Efficient induction of inulin fructotransferase by inulin and by difructose anhydride III in Arthrobacter aurescens SK 8.001”, European Food Research and Technology,2013,236(6):991-998.(Sci,IF= 1.436
  13. Fan Zhang,Peng Mao,Huiling Kong,Meng Zhao,Yapeng Fang*,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Glyn O. Phillips.”Critical Behaviour of Gelation of Alginate/Xanthan Mixtures Induced by Ca2+ Ions”ACTA POLYMERICA SINICA, 2013, 0(11): 1390-1398.Sci,IF=0.677)
  14. Xiaolin Yao,Nana Wang,Yapeng Fang*,Glyn O Phillips,Fatang Jiang,Jianzhong Hu, Jiang Lu,Qiong Xu,Dazhi Tian “Impact of surfactants on the lipase digestibility of gum arabic-stabilized O/W emulsions”,Food Hydrocolloids,2013,33(2):393-401.(Sci,IF=3.494)
  15. Xiaolin Yao, Qiong Xu,Dazhi Tian,Nana Wang,Yapeng Fang*, Zhongyang Deng,Glyn O. Phillips,and Jiang Lu,“Physical and chemical stability of gum arabic-stabilized conjugated linoleic acid oil in water emulsions”,Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,2013,61(19): 4639–4645.(Sci,IF=2.906)
  16. Yifeng Zhang,Huiling Kong,Yapeng Fang*,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Glyn O. Phillips,“Schizophyllan: a review on its structure, properties, bioactivities and recent developments”, Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre,2013,1(1):53-71. (Sci
  17. Xiangyang Li,Yapeng Fang,Glyn O. Phillips,Saphwan Al-Assaf*. “Improved Sugar Beet Pectin-Stabilized Emulsion through Complexation with Sodium Caseinate.” Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry,2013,61(6):1388-96.Sci,IF=2.906
  18. Xiangyang Li,Saphwan Al-Assaf*,Yapeng Fang,Glyn O. Phillips,“Characterisation of commercial LM-pectin in aqueous solution”,Carbohydrate Polymers,2013,92(2): 1133–1142.(Sci,IF=3.479)
  19. Xiangyang Li,Saphwan Al-Assaf*,Yapeng Fang,Glyn O. Phillips,“Competitive adsorption between sugar beet pectin (SBP) and Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) at the oil/water interface”,Carbohydrate Polymers,2013, 91(2): 573–580.Sci,IF=3.479
  20. Xiangyang Li,Yapeng Fang*,Saphwan Al-Assaf,Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang, “Complexation of bovine serum albumin and sugar beet pectin: stabilizing oil-in-w,被引1次)
  21. Syed K.H.Gulrez,Saphwan Al-Assaf*,Yapeng Fang,Glyn O. Phillips,A.Patrick Gunning,“Revisiting the conformation of xanthan and the effect of industriallyrelevant treatments”,Carbohydrate Polymers,2012,90(3):1235-43.Sci,IF=3.479
  22. Xiangyang Li,Yapeng Fang*,Saphwan Al-Assaf,Glyn O. Phillips,Xiaolin Yao,Yifeng Zhang,Meng Zhao,Ke Zhang,Fatang Jiang,“Complexation of bovine serum albumin and sugar beet pectin:structural transitions and phase diagram”,Langmuir, 2012,28(27):10164-10176.Sci,IF=4.187
  23. Xiaolin Yao,Xinrong Zhu,Siyi Pan,Yapeng Fang,Fatang Jiang,Glyn O. Phillipsc, Xiaoyun Xu*,“Antimicrobial activity of nobiletin and tangeretin against Pseudomonas”,Food Chemistry,2012,132(4):1883-1890.Sci,IF=3.334
  24. Heng Yan,Bing Cai,Yan Cheng, Guoning Guo,Dan Li,XiaoLin Yao,Xuewen Ni,Glyn O. Phillips,Yapeng Fang,Fating Jiang*.“Mechanism of lowering water activity of konjac glucomannan and its derivatives”,Food Hydrocolloids,2012,26(2):383-388.Sci,IF=3.494
  25. Tu Luan,Yapeng Fang,Saphwan Al-Assaf,Glyn O. Phillips,Hongbin Zhang*. “Compared molecular characterization of hyaluronan using multiple-detection techniques”,Polymer,2011,52(24):5648-5658.Sci,IF=3.379
  26. Yapeng Fang*,Liangbin Li,Rob Vreeker,Xiaolin Yao,Jianguo Wang,Qing Ma,Fatang Jiang,Glyn O. Phillips.“Rehydration of dried alginate gel beads: effect of the presence of gelatin and gum arabic”, Carbohydrate Polymers,2011,86(3):1145-1150.Sci,IF=3.479
  27. Jianguo Wang,Zhaocheng Ma,Lina Zhang*,Yapeng Fang,Fatang Jiang,Glyn O. Phillips.“Structure and Chain conformation of Water-soluble Heteropolysaccharides from Ganoderma Lucidum”,Carbohydrate Polymers,2011,86(2): 844-851.Sci,IF=3.479
  28. Hojjat Karazhiyan*,Seyed Razavi,Glyn O. Phillips,Yapeng Fang,Saphwan Al-assaf, Katsuyoshi Nishinari.“Physicochemical aspects of hydrocolloid extract from the seeds of Lepidium sativum”, International Journal of Food Science and Technology,2011,46(5):1066-1072.Sci,IF=1.24
  29. Xiaobei Li,Yapeng Fang,Hongbin Zhang*,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Saphwan Al-assaf, Glyn O. Phillips. “Rheological properties of gum arabic solution: From Newtonianism to thixotropic”. Food Hydrocolloids,2011,25(3):293-298.Sci,IF=3.494
  30. Yapeng Fang*,Saphwan Al-assaf,Glyn O. Phillips,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Peter A. Williams.“Interaction of Gum Arabic with Fatty Acid Studied Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance”.Biomacromolecules,2010,11(5):1398-1405.Sci,IF=5.371
  31. Yapeng Fang*, Saphwan Al-assaf, Glyn O. Phillips, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Takahiro Funami, Peter A. Williams.“Participation of Ions in Promoting Intermolecular Associations of Cell Wall Polysaccharides”. Structural Chemistry,2009,20(2):317-324.Sci,IF=1.772
  32. Xiaobei Li,Yapeng Fang,Saphwan Al-assaf,Glyn O. Phillips,Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Hongbin Zhang*. “Rheological Studies of Gum Arabic Solutions: Interpretation Based on Molecular Self-association”. Food Hydrocolloids,2009,23(8):2394-2402.Sci,IF=3.494
  33. Hojjat Karazhiyan,Seyed Razavi,Glyn O.Phillips,Yapeng Fang*,Saphwan Al-assaf, Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Reza Farhoosh.“Rheological Properties of Lepidium Sativum Seed Exact as a Function of Concentration,Temperature,and Time”.Food Hydrocolloids,2009,23(8):2062-2068.Sci,IF=3.494
  34. Takahiro Funami*,Yapeng Fang,Sakie Noda,Makoto Nakamura,Sayaka Ishihara,Kurt I. Draget,Saphwan Al-Assaf,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Glyn O. Phillips.“Rheological properties of sodium alginate in an aqueous system during gelation in relation to supermolecular structures and Ca2+ binding”.Food Hydrocolloids,2009, 23(7):1746-1755.Sci,IF=3.494
  35. Yapeng Fang,Saphwan Al-assaf,Glyn O. Phillips,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Takahiro Funami, and Peter A. Williams.“Binding Behavior of Calcium to Polyuronates. Part II. Comparison of Pectin with Alginate”.Carbohydrate Polymers,2008,72,334-341.Sci,IF=3.479
  36. Yapeng Fang*, Saphwan Al-assaf, Makoto Sakata, Glyn O. Phillips, Matthias Schultz, Vivianne Monnier.“Origin and Thermodynamic Properties of the Instability of Synthetic Azo Colorants in Gum Arabic Solutions”.Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,2007,55(22):9274-9282.Sci,IF=2.906
  37. Rob Vreeker,Liangbin Li,Yapeng Fang,Ingrid Appelqvist,and Eduardo Mende. "Drying and Rehydration of Calcium Alginate Gels".Food Biophysics,2008, 3(4):361-369.Sci,IF=1.642
  38. Xiangyang Li,Zhenfei Hong,Jie Sun,Yong Geng,Youju Huang,Haining An,Zhe Ma, Baijin Zhao,Chunguang Shao,Yapeng Fang,Chuanlu Yang and Liangbin Li*. "Identifying the Phase Behavior of Biodegradable Poly(hexamethylene succinate-co-hexamethylene adipate) Copolymers with FTIR".Journal of Physical Chemistry,B, 2009,113(9):2695-2704.Sci,IF=3.607
  39. Haining An,Baijin Zhao,Zhe Ma,Chunguang Shao,Xiao Wang,Yapeng Fang, Liangbin Li,and Zhongming Li*.“Shear-induced Conformational Ordering in the Melt of Isotactic Polypropylene”.Macromolecules,2007,40,4740-4743.Sci,IF=5.521
  40. Yapeng Fang,Saphwan Al-assaf,Glyn O.Phillips,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Takahiro Funami,Peter A.Williams, and Liangbin Li*.“Multiple Steps and Critical Behaviors of the Binding of Calcium to Alginate”.Journal of Physical Chemistry,B,2007,111(10): 2456-2462.Sci,IF=3.607
  41. Liangbin Li,Yapeng Fang,Rob Vreeker,Ingrid Appelqvist,Eduardo Mendes. “Reexamining the Egg-Box Model in Calcium-Alginate Gels with X-ray Diffraction”. Biomacromolecules,2007,8(2):464-468.Sci,IF=5.371
  42. Yapeng Fang*,Liangbin Li,Chiharu Inoue, Leif Lundin,Ingrid Appelqvist.“Associative and Segregative Phase Separations of Gelatin/k-Carrageenan Aqueous Systems”. Langmuir,2006,22(23):9532-9537.Sci,IF=4.187
  43. Shimon Tanaka,Katsuyoshi Nishinari,Yapeng Fang."Anomalous Rheological Behaviors of Gum Arabic". FFI Journal, 2006, 211(3), 216-221.
  44. Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,Bosook Kim,Yapeng Fang,Yoko Nitta,Makoto Takemasa,“Rheological and Related Study of Gelation of Xylogluan in the Presence of Small Molecules and Other Polysaccharides”,Cellulose,2006,13,(4):365-374.(Sci,IF=3.476)
  45. Yapeng Fang,Rheo Takahashi,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“Protein/Polysaccharide Cogel Formation Based on Gelatin and Chemically Modified Schizophyllan”,Biomacromolecules,2005,6,(6):3202-3208.(Sci,IF=5.371)
  46. Yapeng Fang,Rheo Takahashi,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“A Gel Network Constituted by Rigid Schizophyllan Chains and Nonpermanent Cross-Links”,Biomacromolecules,2004,5,(1):126-136.(Sci,IF=5.371)
  47. Yapeng Fang,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“Gelation Behaviors of Schizophyllan-Sorbitol Aqueous Solutions”,Biopolymers,2004,73,(1):44-60.(Sci,IF=2.879)
  48. Yapeng Fang,Rheo Takahashi,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“Rheological Characterization of Schizophyllan Aqueous Solutions after Denaturation-Renaturation Treatment”,Biopolymers,2004,74,(4):302-315.(Sci,IF=2.879)
  49. Yapeng Fang,Makoto Takemasa,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“Rheology of Schizophyllan Solutions in Isotropic and Anisotropic Phase Regions”,Journal of Rheology,2004,48,(5):1147-1166.(Sci,IF=2.795)
  50. Yoko Nitta,Yapeng Fang,Makoto Takemasa,Katsuyoshi Nishinari*,“Gelation of xyloglucan by addition of epigallocatechin gallate as studied by rheology and calorimetry”,Biomacromolecules,2004,5,(4),1206-1213.(Sci,IF=5.371)
  51. Xinyuan Zhu*,Yan Xiao,Peng He,Deyue Yan,Yapeng Fang,“Eutectic-forming Binary System of Poly(ethylene oxide)and p-Hydroxybenzaldehyde”,Polymer International,2003,52,(5):813-818.(Sci,IF=2.125)
  52. Xinyuan Zhu,Deyue Yan*,Yapeng Fang,Liang Chen,“On-line FT-IR Spectroscopic Study of the Disorientation of Uniaxially Stretched Isotactic Poly(propylene)upon Heating”,Applied Spectroscopy,2003,57,(1):104-106.(Sci,IF=1.942)
  53. Yapeng Fang,Xinyuan Zhu,Deyue Yan*,Qinghua Lu,Pingfang Zhu,“Investigations on Poly(ethylene Oxide)-p-bromotoluene Intercalate by In Situ Heating Fourier Transform IR Spectroscopy”,Colloid and Polymer Science,2002,280,(1):59-64.(Sci,IF=2.161)
  54. Yapeng Fang,Xinyuan Zhu,Deyue Yan*,Qun Chen,“Studies on the crystalline intercalate formed by poly(ethylene oxide)and two different kinds of guest molecules”,Polymer Bulletin,2001,47,(3-4):291-296.(Sci,IF=1.332)
  55. Yapeng Fang,Xinyuan Zhu,Deyue Yan*,“Molecular Intercalate between Poly (ethylene oxide) and p-Bromotoluene”,Polymer Preprints(ACS, Division of Polymer Chemistry),2001,42,(2):256-257.(Sci,)
  56. Xinyuan Zhu,Deyue Yan*,Yapeng Fang,“In Situ FTIR Spectroscopic Study of the Conformational Change of Isotactic Polypropylene during the Crystallization Process”,Journal of Physical Chemistry B,2001,105,(50):12461-12463.(Sci,IF=3.607)
  57. Xinyuan Zhu,Yapeng Fang,Deyue Yan*,“A Possible Explanation to the Structure Change of Isotactic Polypropylene Occurring at about 135”,Polymer,2001,42,(21):8595-8598.(Sci,IF=3.379)
  58. Xinyuan Zhu,Yapeng Fang,Yongjin Li,Deyue Yan*,Pingfang Zhu,Qinghua Lu,“In situ FT-IR Spectroscopic Study on the Conformational Change of Isotactic Polypropylene upon Heating”,Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities,2001,22,(8):1425-1427.(Sci,IF=0.856)
  59. Xinyuan Zhu,Yongjin Li,Deyue Yan*,Yapeng Fang,“Crystallization Behavior of Partially Melting Isotactic Polypropylene”,Polymer,2001,42,(22):9217-9222.(Sci,IF=3.379)
  60. Jian Hou,Deyue Yan*,Xinyuan Zhu,Yapeng Fang,“Cationic Ring-opening Polymerization of 3-Methyl-3-Oxetanemethanol”,Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities,1999,20,(11):1815-1816.(Sci,IF=0.856)


  1. Method of separat, ing gum Arabic and product, s and applications employing the same.10-Feb-2011 The patent application number:1102322.3
  2. Gum Arabic component classification methods,the products and applications.Inventors: Fang Yapeng Mao Peng, Hu Bing, Saphwan Al - Assaf, Glyn Owen Phillips. The patent application number:201210271750.3


  1. 2014.01-2016.12, Excellent young scientist fundation of NSFC .
  2. 2013.01-2015.12, Universities in hubei province outstanding young scientific and technological innovation team project(T201307), the leader.
  3. 2013.01-2015.12, “New Century Talents Support Project”(NCET-12-0710)of the, minist, ry of education ,  the leader.
  4. 2013.01-2014.12,   Natural science fund outstanding young talent project in Hubei province(2012FFA004), the leader.
  5. 2012.01-2014.12, Science and Technology Research Key Project of the Ministry of Education (212117), the leader.
  6. 2012.01-2013.12, National Activities of Science and Technology Funding Project (a good class) for the overseas student, the leader.
  7. 2, 012.01-2012.12, The Science-Education-Culture-Health Exchanging Projects, the leader.
  8. 2012.01-2015.12, National Natural Science Foundation (31171751), the leader.
  9. 2012.01-2014.12, National Natural Science Foundation (31101260), the second leader (academic advisor).
  10. 2011.01-2012.12, Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau Tackle -Key - Problem Plan Project (201120822280), the leader.
  11. 2010., 09-2015.08, Chutian Scho, lar P, , rogram” launch project i, n, Hubei University of Technology (Ch, , , ute 005), the leader.
  12. 2005.04-2006.08, , “weight-losing products research”, Unilever Capability Projects, the gelation technology of natural polymer was adopted by the Unilever’s weight-losing products SlimFast, the second leader.
  13. 2005.04-2006.03, “Phase separation and application of natural food polymer”, The Sixth Framework Cooperation Projects, the leader.


  1. 2012, Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of Ministry of Education of China 2012,
  2. 2012, IUFoST "Young Scientist Excellence Awards"
  3. 2011, The 10th hubei youth technology prize
  4. 2011, In the new century of hubei province high level talents project “The first level” person selected
  5. 2011, The second batch of hubei province “One hundred people plan” distinguished professor
  6. 2010, Hubei province “Chutian scholars plan” distinguished professor
  7. 2010, "Carbohydrate Polymers "international magazine utility ratio “the top ten” paper award
  8. 2005, The European Union sixth frame agreement Marie Curie postdoctoral fund
  9. 2004, The 7th hengshan liangci best paper award (the third )
  10. 2001, Japan Monbukagakusho Scholarship 

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