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Education background

Name of university: Kyushu University

Dates of study: 01 October 2008 ~ 31 March 2012

Degree level: Ph. D.

Degree major and minors: Biological function science

Area of research: Research on cereal processing and functional food

Title of thesis: Study on the development of a rice selection method for rice oil and improvement in lifestyle-related diseases by functional components from rice

Name of university: China Agricultural University

Dates of study: 01 September 2006 ~ 30 June 2008

Degree level: Master

Degree major and minors: Cereals, Oils and Plant Protein Engineering

Area of research: Research on cereal science and processing technology

Title of thesis: Study on viscoelasticity of cooked minor grains and its influencing factors.

Name of university: China Agricultural University

Dates of study: 01 September 2002 ~ 30 June 2006

Degree level: Bachelor degree

Degree major and minors: Food science and engineering

Research interest


Research interest

Detailed area of responsibility, research interests, project descriptions and applications of research: I focus the research on nutritional components, nutritional quality formation mechanism and control of cereal processing, and the scientific theories, methods and technology system of cereal quality formation during processing.

Selected publications

1. Jawad Ashraf, Liya Liu, Muhammad Awais, Tianzhen Xiao, Lili Wang, Xianrong Zhou, Li-Tao Tong*, Sumei Zhou*. Effect of thermosonication pre-treatment on mung bean (Vigna radiata) and white kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) proteins: Enzymatic hydrolysis, cholesterol lowering activity and structural characterization. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2020, 66, 105121.

2. Liya Liu, Yuanlin Sun, Ying Yue, Jingqi Yang, Lingyun Chen, Jawad Ashraf, Lili Wang, Sumei Zhou*, Litao Tong*. Composition and foam properties of whole wheat dough liquor as affected by xylanase and glucose oxidase. Food Hydrocolloids, 2020,108, 106050.

3. Dong-Hui Geng, Sumei Zhou, Lili Wang, Xianrong Zhou, Lu Liu, Zexue Lin, Wanyu Qin, Liya Liu*, Li-Tao Tong*. Effects of slight milling combined with cellulase enzymatic treatment on the textural and nutritional properties of brown rice noodles. LWT-food science and technology, 2020,128, 109520.

4. Dong-Hui Geng, Tingting Liang, Mei Yang, Lili Wang, Xianrong Zhou, Xiaobin Sun, Lu Liu,Sumei Zhou*, Li-Tao Tong*, Effects of Lactobacillus combined with semidry flour milling on the quality and flavor of fermented rice noodles. Food Research International 126 (2019) 108612.

5. Li-Tao Tong, Zhiyuan Ju, Lili Wang, Ju Qiu, Liya Liu, Xianrong Zhou, Tingting Liang, Donghui Geng, Sumei Zhou*, Peptides derived from rice α-globulin reduce atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice by inhibiting TNF-α-induced vascular endothelial cells injury. Journal of Functional Foods 63 (2019) 103582.

6. Mengying Ren#, Li-Tao Tong#, Xianghong Li, Ding Xie, Lili Wang, Xianrong Zhou, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Symei Zhou*, Cuiping Yi*. Effects of Hot Air Treatment on the Quality Attributes of Semidry-milled Indica Rice. Journal of Cereal Sciences. 2018, 79: 93-97.

7. Li-Tao Tong, Zhiyuan Ju, Ju Qiu, Lili Wang, Liya Liu, Xianrong Zhou, Sumei Zhou*. Peptide GEQQQQPGM Derived from Rice α-globulin Reduces the Risk of Atherosclerosis in Hamsters by Improving Vascular Endothelial Cells Injury. RSC Advances. 2017, 7(78): 49194-49203.

8. Li-Tao Tong, Ruizhen Zhu, Xianrong Zhou, Kui Zhong, Lili Wang, Liya Liu, Xinzhong Hu, Sumei Zhou*. Soaking Time of Rice in Semidry Flour Milling was Shortened by Increasing the Grains Cracks. Journal of Cereal Science. 2017, 74: 121-126.

9. Li-Tao Tong, Lili Wang, Xianrong Zhou, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Sumei Zhou*Fengzhong Wang* Antitumor Activity of Dendrobium Devonianum Polysaccharides Based on their Immunomodulatory Effects in S180 Tumor-bearing Mice. RSC Advances. 2016, 6: 40250-40257.

10. Li-Tao Tong, Lina Guo, Ju Qiu, Xianrong Zhou, Liya Liu, Kui Zhong, Sumei Zhou*. Effects of Dietary Oat Proteins on Cholesterol Metabolism of Hypercholesterolemic Hamsters. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2016, 96: 1396-1401.

11. Li-Tao Tong, Xiaoxu Gao, Xianrong Zhou, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Lili Wang, Sumei Zhou*. Milling of Glutinous Rice by Semidry Method to Produce Sweet Dumplings. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 2016, 39(4): 330-334.

12. Li-Tao Tong, Lina Guo, Xianrong Zhou, Ju Qiu, Liya Liu, Kui Zhong and Sumei.  Zhou. Effects of dietary oat proteins on cholesterol metabolism of hypercholesterolaemic hamsters. Journal of the science of food and agriculture. 96 (2016) 1396-1401.

13. Li-Tao Tong, Xiaoxu Gao, Xianrong Zhou, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Lili Wang, and Sumei Zhou. Milling of glutinous rice by semidry method to produce sweet dumplings. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 39 (2016) 330-334.

14. Li-Tao Tong, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Xianrong Zhou, Ju Qiu, Sumei Zhou. Effects of dietary hull-less barley β-glucan on the cholesterol metabolism of hypercholesterolemic hamsters. Food Chemistry. 169 (2015) 344-349.

15. Li-Tao Tong, Xiaoxu Gao, Lizhong Lin, Yejia Liu, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Xianrong Zhou, Li Wang, and Sumei Zhou. Effects of semidry flour milling on the quality attributes of rice flour and rice noodles in china.  Journal of Cereal Science. 62 (2015) 45-49.

16. Li-Tao Tong, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Ju Qiu, Lina Guo, Xianrong Zhoua,Li Cao, Sumei Zhou. Effects of dietary wheat bran arabinoxylans on cholesterolmetabolism of hypercholesterolemic hamsters. Carbohydrate Polymers. 112 (2014) 1-5.

17. Li-Tao Tong, Lliu Li-ya, Zhong Kui, Wang Yan, Guo Li-naSumei Zhou. Effects of  Cultivar on Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activity of Naked Oat in China. Journal of   Integrative Agriculture, 13(2014) 1809-1816.

18. Li-Tao Tong, Lina Guo, Li Cao, Kui Zhong, Liya Liu, Wei Lu, Yanzhou Wang and Sumei Zhou. Oat oil lowers the plasma and liver cholesterol concentrations by promoting the excretion of faecal lipids in hypercholesterolemic rats. Food Chemistry. 142 (2014) 129-134.

19. Li-Tao Tong, Yumiko Fujimoto, Naoki Shimizu, Mariko Tsukino, Taiki Akasaka, Yukiko Kato, Wakako Iwamoto, Sawako Shiratake, Katsumi Imaizumi, Masao Sato. Rice α-globulin decreases serum cholesterol concentrations in rats fed a hypercholesterolemic diet and ameliorates atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice. Food Chemistry. 132 (2012), 194-200.

20. Li-Tao Tong, Yoshinori Katakura, Sayaka Kawamura, et al. Effects of Kurozu concentrated liquid on adipocyte size in rats, Lipids in Health and Disease, 2010.(9),134-143.


1. Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress of Hunan Province in 2019, Innovation and Industrialization of key Technologies for Improving quality and efficiency of Indica rice Processing, No. 4

2. The third Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress of Henan Province in 2018, Technological Innovation and Application of Rice Semi-dry grinding Powder, No.2

3. Top ten Promotion Achievements of agricultural Product Processing Industry of ministry of Agriculture in 2017, Key Technologies of green emission reduction processing of large rice flour, No.2

4. Second Prize of Science and Technology Award of China Grain and Oil Society in 2017, Research on key Technologies of green emission reduction processing of rice flour, No.2


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