Publications

Journal publications

Liu X.-L., Lipp J.S., Elling F., Birgel D., Summons R.E., Hinrichs K.-U., 2018. Predominance of the parallel glycerol arrangement in archaeal tetraethers from marine subsurface sediments: structural features revealed by degradation products. Organic Geochemistry 115, 12-23.

Liu X.-L., Birgel D., Elling F., Sutton P.A., Lipp J.S., Zhu R., Zhang C., Könneke M., Peckmann J., Rowland S.J., Summons R.E., Hinrichs K.-U., 2016. From ether to acid: a plausible degradation pathway of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 183, 138-152.

Liu X.-L., Santiago Torio A.D., Bosak T., Summons R.E., 2016. Novel archaeal tetraether lipids with a cyclohexyl ring identified in Feyetteville Green Lake, NY and other sulfidic lacustrine settings. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30, 1197–1205.

Liu X.-L., Zhu C., Wakeham S.G., Hinrichs K.-U., 2014. In situ production of branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in anoxic marine water columns. Marine Chemistry 166, 1-8.

Liu, X.-L., Summons, R.E., Hinrichs, K.-U., 2012. Extending the known range of glycerol ether lipids in the environment: structural assignments based on MS/MS fragmentation patterns. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 26, 2295–2302.

Liu, X.-L., Lipp, J.S., Simpson, J.H., Lin, Y.-S. Summons, R.E., Hinrichs, K.-U., 2012. Mono- and dihydroxyl Glycerol Dibiphytanyl Glycerol Tetraethers in marine sediments: identification of both core and intact polar lipid forms. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89, 102-115.

Liu, X.-L., Lipp, J. S., Schröder, J. M., Summons, R. E., Hinrichs, K. -U., 2011. Isoprenoidal glycerol dialkanol diethers: a series of novel archaeal lipids in marine sediments. Organic Geochemistry 43, 50-55.

Liu, X.-L., Lipp, J.S., Hinrichs, K.-U., 2011. Distribution of intact and core GDGTs in marine sediments. Organic Geochemistry 42, 368-375.

Liu, X.-L., Leider, A. Gillespie, A., Gröger, J., Versteegh, G.J.M., Hinrichs, K-U., 2010. Identification of polar lipid precursors of the ubiquitous branched GDGT orphan lipids in a peat bog in Northern Germany. Organic Geochemistry 41, 653–660.

Wilhelm, M.B., Davila, A.F., Eigenbrode, J.L., Parenteau, M.N., Jahnke, L.L., Liu, X.-L., Summons, R.E., Wray, J.J., Stamos, B.N., O’Reilly, S.S., Williams, A., 2016 in press. Xeropreservation of functionalized lipid biomarkers in hyperarid soils in the Atacama Desert. Organic Geochemistry 1–40.

Zhang, H., Cao, C., Liu, X.-L., Mu, L., Zheng, Q., Liu, F., Xiang, L., Liu, L., Shen, S., 2015. The terrestrial end-Permian mass extinction in South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 448, 108-124.

Lü, X., Liu, X.-L., Elling, F., Yang H., Xie, S., Song, J., Li, X., Yuan, H., Li, N., Hinrichs, K-U., 2015. Hydroxylated isoprenoid GDGTs in Chinese coastal seas and their potential as a paleotemperature proxy for mid-to-low latitude marginal seas. Organic Geochemistry 89, 31-43..

Birgel, D., Guido, D., Liu, X.-L., Hinrichs, K-U., Gier, S., Peckmann, J., 2014. Hypersaline conditions during deposition of the Calcare di Base revealed from archaeal di-and tetraether inventories. Organic Geochemistry 77, 11–21.

Zhu, C., Yoshinaga, M.Y., Peters, C.A., Liu, X.-L., Elvert, M., Hinrichs, K-U., 2014. Identification and significance of unsaturated archaeal tetraether lipids in marine sediments. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28, 1144-1152.

Feng, D., Birgel, D., Peckmann, J., Roberts, H.H., Joye, S.B., Sassen, R., Liu, X.-L., Hinrichs, K.-U., Chen, D., 2014. Time integrated variation of sources of fluids and seepage dynamics archived in authigenic carbonates from Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrate Seafloor Observatory. Chemical Geology 385, 129-139.

Xie, S., Liu, X.-L., Schubotz, F., Wakeham S.G., Hinrichs K.-U., 2014. Distribution of glycerol ether lipids in the oxygen minimum zone of the Eastern Tropical North Pacific Ocean. Organic Geochemistry 71, 60–71.

Becker, K.W., Lipp, J.S., Zhu, C., Liu, X.-L., Hinrichs, K.-U., 2013. An improved method for the analysis of archaeal and bacterial ether core lipids. Organic Geochemistry 61, 34-44.

Shen, S.-Z., Crowley, J.L., Wang, Y., Bowring, S.A., Erwin, D.H., Sadler, P.M., Cao, C.-Q., Rothman, D.H., Henderson, C.M., Ramezani, J., Zhang, H., Shen, Y., Wang, X.-D., Wang, W., Mu, L., Li, W.-Z., Tang, Y.-G., Liu, X.-L., Liu, L.-J., Zeng, Y., Jiang, Y.-F., Jin, Y.-G., 2011. Calibrating the End-Permian Mass Extinction. Science 17 Nov. 2011

Zhang, Y.G., Zhang, C.L., Liu, X.-L., Li, L., Hinrichs, K.-U., Noakes, J.E., 2011. Methane Index: A tetraether archaeal lipid biomarker indicator for detecting the instability of marine gas hydrates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 307, 525–534.

Perevalova, A.A., Bidzhieva, S.K., Kublanov, I.V., Hinrichs, K.-U., Liu, X.-L., Mardanov, A.V., Lebedinsky, A.V., Bonch-Osmolovskaya, E.A., 2010. Fervidicoccus fontis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic crenarchaeote from terrestrial hot springs, and proposal of Fervidicoccaceae fam. nov. and Fervidicoccales ord. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, 2082-2088.

Wang S.N., Xu P., Tang H.Z., Meng J., Liu X.-L., Ma C. Q., 2005. “Green” route to 6-hydroxy-3-succinoyl-pyridine from (S)-nicotine of tobacco waste by whole cells of a Pseudomonas sp. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 6877-6880.

Wang S.N., Xu P., Tang H.Z., Meng J., Liu X.-L., Huang J., Chen H., Du Y., Blankespoor H. D., 2004. Biodegradation and detoxification of nicotine in tobacco solid waste by a Pseudomonas sp. Biotechnology Letter 26: 1493-1496.

Conference presentations

Liu X.-L., Summons R.E., M.B. Higgins, C.C. Walters, Esterified Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers derived from Low Temperature Thermal Diagenesis of Microbial Lipids, 28th International Meeting on organic Geochemistry (IMOG), Florence, Italy 2017, Poster Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Hinrichs K.-U., Summons R.E., Analysis of Glycerol Configuration in Archaeal Tetraethers, Gordon Research Conference, Organic Geochemistry Meeting, Holderness NH, United States 2016, Poster Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Santiago Torio A.D., Summons R.E., Bosak T., Novel archaeal tetraether lipids with a cyclohexyl ring identified in Fayetteville Green Lake, NY and other sulfidic lacustrine settings, Gordon Research Conference, Geobiology Meeting, Galveston TX, United States 2016, Poster Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Birgel D., Elling F., Lipp J.S., Summons R.E., Hinrichs K.-U., Predominance of the parallel glycerol arrangement in archaeal tetraethers from marine sediments, 27th International Meeting on organic Geochemistry (IMOG), Prague, Czech Republic 2015, Oral Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Klepac-Ceraj V., Santiago Torio A.D., Summons R.E., Bosak T., Novel cyclohexyl ring containing archaeal tetraether lipids identified in sulfidic lake deposit, Goldschmidt 2015, Prague, Czech Republic 2015, Poster Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Elling F., Birgel D., Lipp J.S., Summons R.E., Hinrichs K.-U., From ether to acid: a plausible degradation pathway of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers. Gordon Research Conferences, Organic Geochemistry Meeting, United States 2014, Poster Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Zhu C., Wakeham S.G., Hinrichs K.-U., In-situ production of branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in anoxic marine water column, 26th International Meeting on organic Geochemistry (IMOG), Tenerife, Span 2013, Oral Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Lipp J.S., Simpson J., Lin Y.-S., Summons R.E., Hinrichs K.-U., Exploring the diversity of archaeal ether lipids in marine sediments, 25th International Meeting on organic Geochemistry (IMOG), Interlaken, Switzerland 2011, Oral Presentation.

Liu X.-L., Lipp J.S., Hinrichs K.-U., Distribution of fossil and intact archaeal GDGTs in marine sediments, 24th International Meeting on organic Geochemistry (IMOG), Bremen, Germany 2009, Oral Presentation.