Dr. Preeya Puangsomlee Wangsomnuk
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Dr. Preeya Puangsomlee Wangsomnuk

Research Scientist
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology from University of East Anglia, UK

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Biotechnology
Plant Molecular Biology
Genetic Analysis
Plant Biodiversity

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kenthao, A., P.P. Wangsomnuk and P. Jearranaiprepame, 2018. Genetic variations and population structure in three populations of beardless barb, Cyclocheilichthys apogon (Valenciennes, 1842) inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences. Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 29: 82-90.
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  2. Wangsomnuk, P.P., B. Ruttawat, W. Rittithum, P. Wangsomnuk, S. Jogloy and A. Patanothai, 2016. RNA Extractions from Difficult to Prepare and High Starch Content Seeds. In: Sample Preparation Techniques for Soil, Plant and Animal Samples, Micic, M. (Ed.). Humana Press, New York, ISBN: 978-1-4939-3185-9, pp: 277-284.
  3. Mornkham, T., P.P. Wangsomnuk, X.C. Mo, F.O. Francisco, L.Z. Gao and H. Kurzweil, 2016. Development and characterization of novel EST-SSR markers and their application for genetic diversity analysis of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.). Genet. Mol. Res., Vol. 15. 10.4238/gmr15048857.
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  4. Wangsomnuk, P.P., S. Kampha and S. Jogloy, 2015. Exogenous supplementation of growth regulators and temperature improves germination of dormant Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) seeds under in vitro and in vivo conditions. J. Applied Biol. Sci., 9: 23-30.
  5. Wangsomnuk, P.P., W. Rittithum, B. Ruttawat and P. Wangsomnuk, 2014. Comparative analysis of DNA extracted from mature leaves of rubber tree and application for seventeen tropical plant species for PCR amplification. AAB Bioflux, 6: 45-56.
  6. Fu, Y.B., P.P. Wangsomnuk and B. Ruttawat, 2014. Thai elite cassava genetic diversity was fortuitously conserved through farming with different sets of varieties. Conserv. Genet., 15: 1463-1478.
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  7. Wangsomnuk, P.P., B. Ruttawat and P. Wongtiem, 2013. Identification of genetically distinct cassava clones from on-farm plantations to widen the Thai cassava breeding gene pool. Am J. Plant Sci., 4: 1574-1583.
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  8. Puttha, R., S. Jogloy, B. Suriharn, P.P. Wangsomnuk, T. Kesmala and A. Patanothai, 2013. Variations in morphological and agronomic traits among Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) accessions. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol., 60: 731-746.
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  9. Mornkham, T., P. Wangsomnuk, Y.B. Fu, P. Wangsomnuk, S. Jogloy and A. Patanothai, 2013. Extractions of high quality RNA from the seeds of Jerusalem artichoke and other plant species with high levels of starch and lipid. Plants, 2: 302-316.
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  10. Puttha, R., S. Jogloy, P.P. Wangsomnuk, S. Srijaranai, T. Kesmala and A. Patanothai, 2012. Genotypic variability and genotype by environment interactions for inulin content of Jerusalem artichoke germplasm. Euphytica, 183: 119-131.
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  11. Mornkham, T., P.P. Wangsomnuk, P. Wangsomnuk, S. Jogloy, A. Pattanothai and Y.B. Fu, 2012. Comparison of five DNA extraction methods for molecular analysis of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus). Genet. Mol. Res., 11: 572-581.
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  12. Wangsomnuk, P.P., S. Khampa, S. Jogloy, A. Patanothai and Y.B. Fu, 2011. Assessing genetic structure and relatedness of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) germplasm with RAPD, ISSR and SRAP markers. Am. J. Plant Sci., 2: 753-764.
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  13. Wangsomnuk, P.P., S. Khampa, P. Wangsomnuk, S. Jogloy and T. Mornkham et al., 2011. Genetic diversity of worldwide Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) germplasm as revealed by RAPD markers. Genet. Mol. Res., 10: 4012-4025.
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  14. Aromdee, C., S. Polrat and P. Wangsomnuek, 2011. Constituents of the rhizome of Curcuma aeruginosa and its DNA fingerprint. Int. J. Phytomed., 3: 198-203.
  15. Uthai, R., S. Khampa, P.P. Wangsomnuk, P. Wangsomnuk and S. Jogloy, 2010. The molecular diversity of Helianthus tuberosus germplasm as assessed by HAT-RAPD and selected characterized DNA markers. Asian Pac. J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 18: 99-101.
  16. Phonkot, N., P.P. Wangsomnuk and C. Aromdee, 2010. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of β-carotene content in four varieties of lotus stamens. Sonklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 32: 373-378.
  17. Khampa, S., P. Wangsomnuk and P. Wangsomnuk, 2010. Factors affecting seed germination of Grammatophylum speciosum cultured in vitro. Asian Pac. J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 18: 193-197.
  18. Anutrakunchai, C., S. Niamsanit, P.P. Wangsomnuk and Y. Trongpanich, 2010. Isolation and characterization of vitamin B6-producing thermophilic bacterium, Geobacillus sp. H6a. J. Gen. Applied Microbiol., 56: 273-279.
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  19. Wangsomnuk, P.P., K. Saenprom, S. Poosittisak, P. Pongdontri and P. Srivong et al., 2009. Cultivar and farming practice affect yield and quality of Thai rice. Asian J. Food Agro-Ind., 2: S336-S342.
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  20. Lontom, W., M. Kosittrakun, P. Weerathaworn, P. Wangsomnuk and Y.J. Zhu, 2009. Impact of storage temperature and duration on sucrose catabolism in harvested sugarcane stalks. Sugar Tech, 11: 146-153.
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  21. Lakkham, K., P. Wangsomnuk and C. Aromdee, 2009. Identification and quality of four varieties of adlay. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 31: 425-431.
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  22. Wangsomnuk, P.P., W. Rittitum and P. Wangsomnuk, 2008. Genetic basis of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.) from the farmers field in Sakhon Nakhon province. Agric. Sci. J., 39: 94-97.
  23. Srivong, P., P. Wangsomnuk and P. Pongdontri, 2008. Characterization of a fragrant gene and enzymatic activity of betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase in aromatic and nonaromatic Thai rice cultivars. KKU Sci. J., 36: 290-301.
  24. Phonkot, N., P. Wangsomnuk and C. Aromdee, 2008. Antioxidant activity and DNA fingerprint of four varieties of lotus stamens (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.). Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 30: 55-58.
  25. Homhuan, S., B. Kijwijan, P. Wangsomnuk, K. Bodhipadma and D.W.M. Leung, 2008. Variation of plants derived from indirect somatic embryogenesis in cotyledon explants of papaya. ScienceAsia, 34: 347-352.
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  26. Yanee, T., P. Suphaporn, N. Suwanna, W.P. Preeya, B. Mallika and S. Sineenart, 2007. Isolation and characterization of bacteria capable of producing pyridoxamine (PM) and pyridoxamine 5′-phosphate (PMP), vitamin B6 compounds. J. Gen. Applied Microbiol., 53: 295-299.
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  27. Kitijuntaropas, Y. and P. Wansomnuk, 2007. Genetic diversity of thirteen cultivars of Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Thailand. Agric. Sci., 38: 19-24.
  28. Wangsomnuk, P.P., S. Khampa, S. Jogloy, P. Wangsomnuk and Y. Kitijataropas, 2006. Assessment of genome and genetic diversity in (Helianthus tuberosus L.) with ISSR markers. Khon Kaen Agric. J., 34: 124-138.
  29. Wangsomnuk, P.P., S. Takushi and T. Murata, 2003. Suspension culture, protoplast isolation and protoplast culture of some plant species. Thai Agric. Sci. J., 34: 350-353.
  30. Puangsomlee, P. and C. Puff, 2001. Chromosome numbers of Thai Rubiaceae. Nordic J. Bot., 21: 165-176.
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  31. Long, D., J. Goodrich, K. Wilson, E. Sundberg, M. Martin, P. Puangsomlee and G. Coupland, 1997. Ds elements on all five Arabidopsis chromosomes and assessment of their utility for transposon tagging. Plant J., 11: 145-148.
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  32. Goodrich, J., P. Puangsomlee, M. Martin, D. Long, E. Meyerowitz and G. Coupland, 1997. A polycomb-group gene regulates homeotic gene expression in Arabidopsis. Nature, 386: 44-51.
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  33. Fray, M.J., P. Puangsomlee, J. Goodrich, G. Coupland, E.J. Evans, A.E. Arthur and D.J. Lydiate, 1997. The genetics of stamenoid petal production in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) and equivalent variation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Theor. Applied Genet., 94: 731-736.
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  34. Long, D., M. Martin, J. Swinburne, P. Puangsomlee and G. Coupland, 1993. The maize transposable element system Ac/Ds as a mutagen in Arabidopsis: Identification of an albino mutation induced by Ds insertion. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 90: 10370-10374.
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