Dr. Xinlin Yang

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Virginia, USA
Assistant Professor



1992 Ph.D., Beijing Normal University, Cell and Molecular Biology

1987 B.Sc., Beijing Normal University, Biology

Publications (selected)

  1. Liu H, Yang XL, Zhang Y, Dighe A, Li X, Cui Q. Fullerol antagonizes dexamethasone-induced oxidative stress and adipogenesis while enhancing osteogenesis in a cloned bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell. J Orthop Res. 2012, 30(7): 1051-1057.
  2. Yang XL, Wang DD, Hao JR, Gong MQ, Arlet V, Balian G, Shen FH, Li X. Enhancement of matrix production and cell proliferation in human annulus cells under bioreactor culture. Tissue Engineering Part A, 2011, 17(11-12): 1595-1603.
  3. Yao L, Song GG, Huang C, Yang XL. Inhibitory effects of aqueous nanoparticle suspensions of [60] fullerene derivatives on bacterial growth. Chem J Chin U, 2011, 32(4): 885-890 (in Chinese).
  4. Zhang QH, Fu LY, Zhang J, Yang XL. Synthesis of a novel fullerene end-capped poly(gamma-benzyl L-glutamate). Chem J Chin U, 2011, 32(1): 175-179 (in Chinese).
  5. Yao L, Kang F, Peng QY, Yang XL. An improved method for fullerol preparation based on dialysis. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2010, 18(5): 876-879.
  6. Xie X, Yang XL. Solid-phase synthesis and fluorescent property of a fullerene cystine derivative. Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2010, 30(10): 1508-1511. (in Chinese)
  7. Peng QY, Kang F, Li JA, Yang XL. Degradation of a fullerene end-capped polycaprolactone by lipase AK. Chin Sci Bull., 2010, 55(29): 3279-3282.
  8. Yang XL, Wan Y, Qiao X, Arlet V, Li X. Transcriptional alteration of matrix-related gene expression in cultured human disc cells by nanoparticles of a bis-methanophosphonate fullerene. Cell Biol Int., 2010, 34(8): 837-44.
  9. Feng G, Yang XL, Shang H, Wan Y, Shen FH, Katz A, Arlet V, Laurencin CT, Li X. Multipotency of annulus fibrosus cells: an in vitro study. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2010, 92: 675-685.
  10. Qiao XG, Huang C, Ying YB, Yang XL, Liu Y, Tian Q. Involvement of reactive oxygen species and calcium in photo-induced membrane damage in HeLa cells by a bis-methanophosphonate fullerene. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2010, 98: 193–198.
  11. Liu XR, Zhu BQ, Shao YY, Yang XL. Control of morphology and structure of calcium carbonate crystals by heparin. Chin Sci Bull., 2010, 55(11): 1107-1111
  12. Li J, Wu YF, Yang XL. Progress in Heparin-Functionalized Biomaterials. Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2010, 30(3): 359-367 (in Chinese).
  13. Peng QY, Kang F, Li J, Yang XL. Synthesis of a fullerene end-capped poly (epsilon-caprolactone) by fullerene derivative initiator. Chem J Chin U, 2010, 31(1): 177-180 (in Chinese).
  14. Yang XL, Li X. Nucleus pulposus tissue engineering: A brief review. European Spine Journal, 2009, 18: 1564–1572.
  15. Song GG, Yao L, Huang C, Xie X, Tan X, Yang XL. Inhibition of DNA restrictive endonucleases by aqueous nanoparticle suspension of methanophosphonate fullerene derivatives and its mechanisms. Science in China Series B: Chemistry, 2009, 52(5): 626-631.
  16. Shao YY, Zhu BQ, Li J, Liu XR, Tan X, Yang XL. Novel chitosan microsphere-templated microcapsules suitable for spontaneous loading of heparin. Materials Sci. Eng. C, 2009, 29(3): 936-941.
  17. Li J, Zhu BQ, Shao YY, Liu XR, Yang XL, Yu Q. Construction of anticoagulant poly lactic acid films with layer-by-layer self-assembly microcapsules via covalent graft. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2009, 70(1): 15-19.
  18. Zhang J, Wang YX, Kang F, Shao YY, Li ZJ, Yang XL. Synthesis of novel fullerene α-amino acid conjugates. Chin. Chem. Lett., 2008, 19: 1159-1162.

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