International  Center  for  Isotope  Effects  Research

Nanjing University

Prof. Yongbo Peng


Triple oxygen isotope; Quadruple sulfur isotope; clumped isotope; C, N, O, S, and P biogeochemical cyclings during major events in Earth history; new experimental method and instrument development.


B-311, Modern Engineering Building


Google Scholar Page:


Professor, Nanjing University, 2019 -

Assistant Professor of Research, Louisiana State University,2015 - 2019

Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University,2012 - 2015

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles,2012 - 2012

Research Associate, University of Maryland,2011 - 2012  



Doctor of Philosophy, May 2011                          

Louisiana State University 

Baton Rouge, LA, USA                                                         
Major: Stable Isotope Geochemistry      


Master of Science,July 2007
Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology                                                               
Major: Paleobiology & Stratigraphy      


Bachelor of Science,June 2003

Ludong University                                                                   

Yantai, China                                   

Major: Biology



Ph.D Dissertation:

Stories of the Proterozoic Earth: Paleoproterozoic Chuanlinggou Acritarchs and Neoproterozoic 17O-depleted Barite. 2010 (etd-01242011-153809). Available at:    <>

Journal Articles (First author or corresponding author*):

1.    Wang, Haiyang, Yongbo Peng, Chao Li, Xiaobin Cao, Meng Cheng, and Huiming Bao, Sulfate triple-oxygen-isotope evidence confirming oceanic oxygenation 570 million years ago. Nature Communications, 2023. 14(1): p. 4315.

2.    Peng, Yongbo, Shohei Hattori, Pengfei Zuo, Haoran Ma, and Huiming Bao, Record of pre-industrial atmospheric sulfate in continental interiors. Nature Geoscience, 2023: p. 1-6.

3.    Liu, Xuefei, Qingfei Wang, Yongbo Peng, Runsheng Yin, Yao Ma, Lihua Zhao, and Shangqing Zhang, Intensified and apace bauxitization over the paleo-karstic surface linked to volcanism. GSA Bulletin, 2023. 135(5-6): p. 1187-1205.

4.    Guan, Chengguo, Yongbo Peng, Ziran Wei, Shanggui Gong, and Huiming Bao, A new phosphate purification method for igneous weathering profiles. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2023. 37(18): p. e9601.

5.    Yan, Hao, Yongbo Peng, and Huiming Bao, Isotope fractionation during capillary leaking in an isotope ratio mass spectrometer. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2022. 36(11): p. e9290.

6.    Peng, Yongbo, Huiming Bao, Ganqing Jiang, Peter Crockford, Dong Feng, Shuhai Xiao, Alan Jay Kaufman, and Jiasheng Wang, A transient peak in marine sulfate after the 635-Ma snowball Earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022. 119(19): p. e2117341119.

7.    Ma, Haoran, Bing Shen, Xianguo Lang, Yongbo Peng, Kangjun Huang, Tianzheng Huang, Yong Fu, and Wenbo Tang, Active biogeochemical cycles during the Marinoan global glaciation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2022.

8.    Gong, Shanggui, Gareth Izon, Yongbo Peng, Yunchen Cao, Qiangyong Liang, Jörn Peckmann, Duofu Chen, and Dong Feng, Multiple sulfur isotope systematics of pyrite for tracing sulfate-driven anaerobic oxidation of methane. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2022. 597: p. 117827.

9.    Lang, Xianguo, Bing Shen, Yongbo Peng, Shuhai Xiao, Chuanming Zhou, Huiming Bao, Alan Jay Kaufman, Kangjun Huang, Peter W Crockford, and Yonggang Liu, Transient marine euxinia at the end of the terminal Cryogenian glaciation. Nature communications, 2018. 9(1): p. 1-8.

10.   Gong, Shanggui, Yongbo Peng, Huiming Bao, Dong Feng, Xiaobin Cao, Peter W Crockford, and Duofu Chen, Triple sulfur isotope relationships during sulfate-driven anaerobic oxidation of methane. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2018. 504: p. 13-20.

11.   Feng, Dong, Yongbo Peng, Huiming Bao, Jörn Peckmann, Harry H Roberts, and Duofu Chen, A carbonate-based proxy for sulfate-driven anaerobic oxidation of methane. Geology, 2016. 44(12): p. 999-1002.

12.   Peng, Yongbo, Pratt M. Lisa Bao Huiming, Kaufman J. Alan, Jiang Ganqing, Boyd Dustin, Wang Qinxian, Zhou Chuanming, Yuan Xunlai, Xiao Shuhai, and Loyd Sean, Widespread contamination of carbonate-associated sulfate by present-day secondary atmospheric sulfate: evidence from triple oxygen isotopes. Geology, 2014. 42(9): p. 815-818.

13.   Peng, Yongbo, Huiming Bao, Chuanming Zhou, Xunlai Yuan, and Taiyi Luo, Oxygen isotope composition of meltwater from a Neoproterozoic glaciation in South China. Geology, 2013. 41(3): p. 367-370.

14.   Peng, Yongbo, Huiming Bao, Chuanming Zhou, and Xunlai Yuan, 17O-depleted barite from two Marinoan cap dolostone sections, South China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2011. 305(1-2): p. 21-31.

15.   Peng, Yongbo, Huiming Bao, and Xunlai Yuan, New morphological observations for Paleoproterozoic acritarchs from the Chuanlinggou Formation, North China. Precambrian Research, 2009. 168(3-4): p. 223-232.


Journal Articles (Co-author):


1.        Wang, Ruimin, Bing Shen, Xianguo Lang, Bin Wen, Ross N Mitchell, Haoran Ma, Zongjun Yin, Yongbo Peng, Yonggang Liu, and Chuanming Zhou, A Great late Ediacaran ice age. National Science Review, 2023: p. nwad117.

2.        Magette, Evan, Adam Turner, Yongbo Peng, and Achim D Herrmann, Syndepositional Uptake of Uranium, Molybdenum and Vanadium into Modern Bahamian Carbonate Sediments during Early Diagenesis. Geosciences, 2023. 13(3): p. 66.

3.        Jiang, Yun, Ye Li, Jia Liu, Qing Wang, Li-Ping Qin, Ke Zhu, Shiyong Liao, Zongjun Yin, Yongbo Peng, and Piers Koefoed, Tracking and dating incipient melting of a new grouplet of primitive achondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2023. 345: p. 1-15.

4.        Yang, Ting, Xinqiang Wang, Dongtao Xu, Xiaoying Shi, and Yongbo Peng, Nitrogen Isotopes from the Neoproterozoic Liulaobei Formation, North China: Implications for Nitrogen Cycling and Eukaryotic Evolution. Journal of Earth Science, 2022. 33(5): p. 1309-1319.

5.        Liu, Yarong, Weiming Ding, Xianguo Lang, Chaochao Xing, Ruimin Wang, Kangjun Huang, Bin Fu, Haoran Ma, Yongbo Peng, and Bing Shen, Refining the early Cambrian marine redox profile by using pyrite sulfur and iron isotopes. Global and Planetary Change, 2022. 213: p. 103817.

6.        Li, Na, Feifei Zhang, Jianhua Gao, Mengchun Cao, Guang-Yi Wei, Haiyang Wang, Zihu Zhang, Meng Cheng, Guolin Xiong, and Jianlin Zhou, Assessing bulk carbonates as archives for seawater sulfur isotopic composition using shallow water cores from the South China Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2022. 598: p. 111029.

7.        Han, Tao, Yongbo Peng, and Huiming Bao, Sulfate-limited euxinic seawater facilitated Paleozoic massively bedded barite deposition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2022. 582: p. 117419.

8.        16.   Yan, Hao, Wolfgang Dreybrodt, Huiming Bao, Yongbo Peng, Yu Wei, Song Ma, Bing Mo, Hailong Sun, and Zaihua Liu, The influence of hydrodynamics on the carbon isotope composition of inorganically precipitated calcite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2021. 565: p. 116932.

9.        Xu, Yunping, Xinxin Li, Min Luo, Wenjie Xiao, Jiasong Fang, Harunur Rashid, Yongbo Peng, Wenpeng Li, Frank Wenzhöfer, and Ashley A Rowden, Distribution, Source, and Burial of Sedimentary Organic Carbon in Kermadec and Atacama Trenches. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2021. 126(5): p. e2020JG006189.

10.     Xu, Dongtao, Xinqiang Wang, Xiaoying Shi, Yongbo Peng, and Eva E Stüeken, Feedback between carbon and nitrogen cycles during the Ediacaran Shuram excursion. Frontiers in Earth Science, 2021.

11.     Xing, Chaochao, Xianguo Lang, Haoran Ma, Yang Peng, Yongbo Peng, Yarong Liu, Ruimin Wang, Meng Ning, Yixin Cui, and Xin Yu, Predominant microbial iron reduction in sediment in early Cambrian sulfidic oceans. Global and Planetary Change, 2021. 206: p. 103637.

12.     Wang, Ruimin, Bing Shen, Xianguo Lang, Bin Wen, Haoran Ma, Zongjun Yin, Yongbo Peng, LIU Yonggang, and Chuanming Zhou, A 20 million-year Great Ediacaran Glaciation witnessed the rise of the earliest animals. 2021.

13.     Ma, Haoran, Lin Dong, Bing Shen, Ximeng Qiu, Yongbo Peng, Kai Xiang, Meng Ning, and Yuanlin Sun, Sulfur and oxygen isotopic compositions of carbonate associated sulfate (CAS) of Cambrian ribbon rocks: Implications for the constraints on using CAS to reconstruct seawater sulfate sulfur isotopic compositions. Chemical Geology, 2021. 580: p. 120369.

14.     Liu, Yujia, Xindi Lu, M Namık Çağatay, Yixuan Zhang, Yuanyuan Li, Yongbo Peng, Livio Ruffine, and Hailong Lu, The organic, inorganic and isotope geochemistry of the holocene sapropel units in the sea of Marmara and their paleoceanographic significance. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2021. 129: p. 105094.

15.     Lang, Xianguo, Zhouqiao Zhao, Haoran Ma, Kangjun Huang, Songzhuo Li, Chuanming Zhou, Shuhai Xiao, Yongbo Peng, Yonggang Liu, and Wenbo Tang, Cracking the superheavy pyrite enigma: possible roles of volatile organosulfur compound emission. National Science Review, 2021.

16.     Gong, Shanggui, Dong Feng, Yongbo Peng, Jörn Peckmann, Xudong Wang, Yu Hu, Qianyong Liang, Junxi Feng, and Duofu Chen, Deciphering the sulfur and oxygen isotope patterns of sulfate-driven anaerobic oxidation of methane. Chemical Geology, 2021. 581: p. 120394.

17.     Ding, Weiming, Ting Nie, Yongbo Peng, Yuanlin Sun, Jinzhuang Xue, and Bing Shen, Validating the deep time carbonate carbon isotope records: effect of benthic flux on seafloor carbonate. Acta Geochimica, 2021: p. 1-16.

18.     Cui, Yixin, Bing Shen, Yuanlin Sun, Haoran Ma, Jieqiong Chang, Fangbing Li, Xianguo Lang, and Yongbo Peng, A pulse of seafloor oxygenation at the Late Devonian Frasnian-Famennian boundary in South China. Earth-Science Reviews, 2021: p. 103651.

19.     Zhang, Dong, Zhi-Qi Zhao, Yongbo Peng, Bailing Fan, Lili Zhang, Jianlin Li, and Aichun Chen, Sulfur cycling in the Yellow River and the sulfate flux to the ocean. Chemical Geology, 2020. 534: p. 119451.

20.     Sun, Yuedong, Jörn Peckmann, Yu Hu, Xudong Wang, Shanggui Gong, Yongbo Peng, Duofu Chen, and Dong Feng, Formation of tubular carbonates within the seabed of the Northern South China Sea. Minerals, 2020. 10(9): p. 768.

21.     Peng, Yang, Lin Dong, Haoran Ma, Ruimin Wang, Xianguo Lang, Yongbo Peng, Shujian Qin, Wei Liu, and Bing Shen, Surface ocean nitrate-limitation in the aftermath of Marinoan snowball Earth: Evidence from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in the western margin of the Yangtze Block, South China. Precambrian Research, 2020. 347: p. 105846.

22.     Liu, Xuefei, Qingfei Wang, Lihua Zhao, Yongbo Peng, Yao Ma, and Zhihui Zhou, Metallogeny of the large-scale Carboniferous karstic bauxite in the Sanmenxia area, southern part of the North China Craton, China. Chemical Geology, 2020. 556: p. 119851.

23.     Liljestrand, Frasier L, Andrew H Knoll, Nicholas J Tosca, Phoebe A Cohen, Francis A Macdonald, Yongbo Peng, and David T Johnston, The triple oxygen isotope composition of Precambrian chert. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2020. 537: p. 116167.

24.     Hu, Yu, Dong Feng, Yongbo Peng, Jörn Peckmann, Sabine Kasten, Xudong Wang, Qianyong Liang, Hongbin Wang, and Duofu Chen, A prominent isotopic fingerprint of nitrogen uptake by anaerobic methanotrophic archaea. Chemical Geology, 2020. 558: p. 119972.

25.     Chen, Can, Jiasheng Wang, Zhou Wang, Yongbo Peng, Xiaohong Chen, Xiaochen Ma, Yue Cen, Jie Zhao, and Peng Zhou, Variation of chemical index of alteration (CIA) in the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation and its environmental implications. Precambrian Research, 2020. 347: p. 105829.

26.     Cao, X., H. Bao, C. Gao, Y. Liu, F. Huang, Y. Peng, and Y. Zhang, Triple oxygen isotope constraints on the origin of ocean island basalts. Acta Geochimica, 2019. 38(3): p. 327-334.

27.     Cao, X., H. Bao, and Y. Peng, A kinetic model for isotopologue signatures of methane generated by biotic and abiotic CO2 methanation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2019. 249: p. 59-75.

28.     Chang, J., Z. Bai, Y. Sun, Y. Peng, S. Qin, and B. Shen, High resolution bio-and chemostratigraphic framework at the Frasnian-Famennian boundary: Implications for regional stratigraphic correlation between different sedimentary facies in South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2019. 531: p. 108299.

29.     Crockford, P.W., M. Kunzmann, A. Bekker, J. Hayles, H. Bao, G.P. Halverson, Y. Peng, T.H. Bui, G.M. Cox, and T.M. Gibson, Claypool continued: Extending the isotopic record of sedimentary sulfate. Chemical Geology, 2019.

30.     Ding, W., L. Dong, Y. Sun, H. Ma, Y. Xu, R. Yang, Y. Peng, C. Zhou, and B. Shen, Early animal evolution and highly oxygenated seafloor niches hosted by microbial mats. Scientific reports, 2019. 9(1): p. 1-11.

31.     Herrmann, A.D., J. Barrick, T.J. Algeo, and Y. Peng, Conodont biofacies and watermass structure of the Middle Pennsylvanian North American Midcontinent Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2019. 531: p. 109235.

32.     Hodgskiss, M.S., P.W. Crockford, Y. Peng, B.A. Wing, and T.J. Horner, A productivity collapse to end Earth’s Great Oxidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019. 116(35): p. 17207-17212.

33.     Ning, M., K. Huang, X. Lang, H. Ma, H. Yuan, Y. Peng, and B. Shen, Can crystal morphology indicate different generations of dolomites? Evidence from magnesium isotopes. Chemical Geology, 2019. 516: p. 1-17.

34.     Turner, A.C., T.J. Algeo, Y. Peng, and A.D. Herrmann, Circulation patterns in the Late Pennsylvanian North American Midcontinent Sea inferred from spatial gradients in sediment chemistry and mineralogy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2019. 531: p. 109023.

35.     Zou, L., L. Dong, M. Ning, K. Huang, Y. Peng, S. Qin, H. Yuan, and B. Shen, Quantifying the carbon source of pedogenic calcite veins in weathered limestone: implications for the terrestrial carbon cycle. Acta Geochimica, 2019. 38(4): p. 481-496.

36.     Ascari, S.H., J.K. Njau, P.E. Sauer, P.D. Polly, and Y. Peng, Fossil herbivores and crocodiles as paleoclimatic indicators of environmental shifts from Bed I and Bed II times of the Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018. 511: p. 550-557.

37.     Chang, J., Z. Bai, Y. Li, J. Guo, Y. Peng, and B. Shen, 贵州拉也剖面下 Kellwasser 事件生物地层及化学地层特征研究. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao, 2018. 54(4): p. 752-762.

38.     Crockford, P.W., J.A. Hayles, H. Bao, N.J. Planavsky, A. Bekker, P.W. Fralick, G.P. Halverson, T.H. Bui, Y. Peng, and B.A. Wing, Triple oxygen isotope evidence for limited mid-Proterozoic primary productivity. Nature, 2018. 559(7715): p. 613-616.

39.     Cui, H., A.J. Kaufman, Y. Peng, X.-M. Liu, R.E. Plummer, and E.I. Lee, The Neoproterozoic Hüttenberg δ13C anomaly: Genesis and global implications. Precambrian Research, 2018. 313: p. 242-262.

40.     Feng, D., J. Peckmann, N. Li, S. Kiel, J.-W. Qiu, Q. Liang, R.S. Carney, Y. Peng, J. Tao, and D. Chen, The stable isotope fingerprint of chemosymbiosis in the shell organic matrix of seep-dwelling bivalves. Chemical Geology, 2018. 479: p. 241-250.

41.     Gong, S., Y. Hu, N. Li, D. Feng, Q. Liang, H. Tong, Y. Peng, J. Tao, and D. Chen, Environmental controls on sulfur isotopic compositions of sulfide minerals in seep carbonates from the South China Sea. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2018. 168: p. 96-105.

42.     Maharjan, D., G. Jiang, Y. Peng, and R.A. Henry, Paired carbonate-organic carbon and nitrogen isotope variations in Lower Mississippian strata of the southern Great Basin, western United States. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018. 490: p. 462-472.

43.     Maharjan, D., G. Jiang, Y. Peng, and M.J. Nicholl, Sulfur isotope change across the Early Mississippian K–O (Kinderhookian–Osagean) δ13C excursion. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2018. 494: p. 202-215.

44.     Wang, X., G. Jiang, X. Shi, Y. Peng, and D.C. Morales, Nitrogen isotope constraints on the early Ediacaran ocean redox structure. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2018. 240: p. 220-235.

45.     Young, S.A., S.B. Cadieux, Y. Peng, J.R. White, and L.M. Pratt, Seasonal changes in sulfur biogeochemistry of a dilute, dimictic Arctic lake: Implications for paired sulfur isotope records from ancient oceans. Chemical Geology, 2018. 495: p. 118-130.

46.     Wang, W., C. Guan, C. Zhou, Y. Peng, L. Pratt, X. Chen, L. Chen, Z. Chen, X. Yuan, and S. Xiao, Integrated carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen isotope chemostratigraphy of the Ediacaran Lantian Formation in South China: Spatial gradient, ocean redox oscillation, and fossil distribution. Geobiology, 2017. 15(4): p. 552-571.

47.     Cadieux, S.B., J.R. White, P.E. Sauer, Y. Peng, A.E. Goldman, and L.M. Pratt, Large fractionations of C and H isotopes related to methane oxidation in Arctic lakes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2016. 187: p. 141-155.

48.     Chen, Y., K.K. Lehmann, Y. Peng, L. Pratt, J. White, S. Cadieux, B. Sherwood Lollar, G. Lacrampe-Couloume, and T.C. Onstott, Hydrogen Isotopic Composition of Arctic and Atmospheric CH4 Determined by a Portable Near-Infrared Cavity Ring-Down Spectrometer with a Cryogenic Pre-Concentrator. Astrobiology, 2016. 16(10): p. 787-797.

49.     Cotroneo, S., J. Schiffbauer, V. McCoy, U. Wortmann, S. Darroch, Y. Peng, and M. Laflamme, A new model of the formation of Pennsylvanian iron carbonate concretions hosting exceptional soft‐bodied fossils in Mazon Creek, Illinois. Geobiology, 2016. 14(6): p. 543-555.

50.     Cui, H., A.J. Kaufman, S. Xiao, S. Peek, H. Cao, X. Min, Y. Cai, Z. Siegel, X.M. Liu, and Y. Peng, Environmental context for the terminal Ediacaran biomineralization of animals. Geobiology, 2016. 14(4): p. 344-363.

51.     Cui, H., S. Xiao, C. Zhou, Y. Peng, A.J. Kaufman, and R.E. Plummer, Phosphogenesis associated with the Shuram Excursion: Petrographic and geochemical observations from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation of South China. Sedimentary Geology, 2016. 341: p. 134-146.

52.     Huang, K.-J., F.-Z. Teng, B. Shen, S. Xiao, X. Lang, H.-R. Ma, Y. Fu, and Y. Peng, Episode of intense chemical weathering during the termination of the 635 Ma Marinoan glaciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016. 113(52): p. 14904-14909.

53.     Lang, X., B. Shen, Y. Peng, K. Huang, J. Lv, and H. Ma, Ocean oxidation during the deposition of basal Ediacaran Doushantuo cap carbonates in the Yangtze Platform, South China. Precambrian Research, 2016. 281: p. 253-268.

54.     Li, F.-B., F.-Z. Teng, J.-T. Chen, K.-J. Huang, S.-J. Wang, X.-G. Lang, H.-R. Ma, Y.-B. Peng, and B. Shen, Constraining ribbon rock dolomitization by Mg isotopes: Implications for the ‘dolomite problem’. Chemical Geology, 2016. 445: p. 208-220.

55.     Peng, Y., Y. Peng, X. Lang, H. Ma, K. Huang, F. Li, and B. Shen, Marine Carbon-Sulfur Biogeochemical Cycles during the Steptoean Positive Carbon Isotope Excursion. Journal of Earth Science, 2016. 27(2): p. 242–254.

56.     Qiao, W., Y.P. Xianguo Lang, Kaiyuan Jiang, Wu Chen, Kangjun Huang, and B. Shen, Sulfur and Oxygen Isotopes of Sulfate Extracted from Early Cambrian Phosphorite Nodules: Implications for Marine Redox Evolution in the Yangtze Platform. Journal of Earth Science, 2016. 27(2): p. 170–179.

57.     Shen, B., L. Dong, S. Xiao, X. Lang, K. Huang, Y. Peng, C. Zhou, S. Ke, and P. Liu, Molar tooth carbonates and benthic methane fluxes in Proterozoic oceans. Nature Communications, 2016. 7(doi:10.1038/ncomms10317).

58.     Dong Feng, M.C., Steffen Kiel, Jian-Wen Qiu, Qunhui Yang, Huaiyang Zhou, Yongbo Peng, Duofu Chen, Using Bathymodiolus tissue stable carbon, nitrogen and sulfur isotopes to infer biogeochemical process at a cold seep in the south China SEA. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 2015. 104: p. 52–59.

59.     Schiffbauer, J.D., S. Xiao, Y. Cai, A.F. Wallace, H. Hua, J. Hunter, H. Xu, Y. Peng, and A.J. Kaufman, A unifying model for Neoproterozoic–Palaeozoic exceptional fossil preservation through pyritization and carbonaceous compression. Nature Communications, 2014. 5(1): p. 1-12.

60.     Zhou, C., H. Bao, Y. Peng, and X. Yuan, Timing the deposition of 17O-depleted barite at the aftermath of Nantuo glacial meltdown in South China. Geology, 2010. 38(10): p. 903-906.

61.     Bao, H., T. Sun, I. Kohl, and Y. Peng, Comment on Early Archaean Microorganisms Preferred Elemental Sulfur, Not Sulfate. Science, 2008. 319(5868): p. 1336-1336.

62.     Dong, L., S. Xiao, B. Shen, X. Yuan, X. Yan, and Y. Peng, Restudy of the worm-like carbonaceous compression fossils Protoarenicola, Pararenicola, and Sinosabellidites from early Neoproterozoic successions in North China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2008. 258(3): p. 138-161.