Release date:2016-05-18  Release:


Professor of Pharmacognosy

Director of Laboratory of Pharmacognosy

School of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Phone: 86-25-86185137

Email: herbs@cpu.edu.cn

Research Summary

Professor ZHANG’s research focuses on the identification, active compositions and quality control of traditional Chinese medicines. She was one of associate editor of the English version of China Pharmacopoeia (editions 2005, 2010 and 2015). She has taken charge of many high-level research projects and published nearly200 papers on identification and QC of TCMs, phytochemistry, and pharmacology of TCMs and their constituents.


1997   Ph. D., Pharmacognosy, China Pharmaceutical University

1989   M. S.,Forestry Botany, Shanxi Agricultural University

1983   B. S.,Forestry, Shanxi Agricultural University

Academic Experience

1997-       Lecturer, Associate Professor, and Professor of Pharmacognosy, China Pharmaceutical University

1989-1993  Lecturer of Forestry Botany, Shanxi Agricultural University

1983-1986  Assistant of Forestry, Shanxi Agricultural University


  1. Xiaodong Liu, Peipei Cao,Chaofeng Zhang, Xianghong Xu, Mian Zhang*. Screening and analyzing potential hepatotoxic compounds in the ethanol extract of Asteris Radix by HPLC/DAD/ESI-MSn technique. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2012, 67– 68: 51-62.

  2. Wang Ying-yu, Zhang Chao-feng, Zhang Mian*. Microscopic and polariscopic characteristics of 30 medicinal plants of Polygonum s. str.. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica, 2012, 47: 1243-1251.

  3. Li WangMing-Dan Li, Pei-Pei Cao, Chaofeng Zhang*, Fang Huang, Xianghong Xu, Bao-Lin Liu, Mian Zhang*. Astin B, a cyclic pentapeptide from Aster tataricus, induces apoptosis and autophagy in human hepatic L-02 cells, Chemico-Biological lnteractions, 2014, 223: 1-9.

  4. Yu Gao, Jun Wang, Chao-Feng Zhang*, Xiang-Hong Xu, Mian Zhang*, Ling-Yi Kong, Seven new alkaloids from the roots of Stemona tuberosa. Tetrahedron,2014, 70: 967-974.

  5. Dong-Xia Zhao, Bing-Qiang Hu, Mian Zhang*, Chao-Feng Zhang, Xiang-Hong Xu*. Simultaneous separation and determinationof phenolic acids, pentapeptides, andtriterpenoid saponins in the root of Astertataricus by high-performance liquidchromatography coupled with electrosprayionization quadrupole time-of-flight massspectrometry. Journal of separation science. 2015, 38: 571-575.

  6. Ping Yu,SiCheng,JuanXiang,BinYu,MianZhang*, ChaofengZhang,XianghongXu*. Expectorant,antitussive,anti-inflammatoryactivities and compositionalanalysisof Aster tataricus, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2015, 164: 328-333.

  7. Zhi-Jun Zhang, Mei-Ling Ding, Li-Jun Tao, Mian Zhang*, Xiang-Hong Xu, Chao-Feng Zhang*, Immunosuppressive C21 steroidal glycosides from the root of Cynanchum atratum, Fitoterapia, 2015, 105: 194–201.

  8. Qi-zhen Wu, Dong-xia Zhao, Juan Xiang, Mian Zhang*, Chao-feng Zhang, Xiang-hong Xu*. Antitussive, expectorant, and anti-inflammatory activities of four caffeoylquinic acids isolated from Tussilago farfara. Pharmaceutical Biology, 2015 online (DOI: 10.3109/13880209.2015.1075048).

  9. Juan Xiang, Si Cheng, Tianlong Feng, Yan Wu, Weina Xie, Mian Zhang*, Xianghong Xu, Chaofeng Zhang*. Neotuberostemonine attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis by suppressing the recruitment and activation of macrophages. International Immunopharmacology, 2016 online (DOI: 10.1016/j.intimp.2016.04.016).  

  10. Yan Wu, Liting Ou, Dong Han, Yongbin Tong, Mian Zhang*, Xianghong Xu, Chaofeng Zhang*. Pharmacokinetics, biodistribution and excretion studies of neotuberostemonine, a major bioactive alkaloid of Stemona tuberosa. Fitoterapia, 2016 online (DOI: 10.1016/j.fitote.2016.05.003).