Liu Xinyuan, male, Han nationality is a native of Hengdong County, Hunan Province. He graduated from Nankai University in 1952.
Liu carried out research regarding RNA structural functions, the full artificial synthesis of Yeast alanine tRNA, genetic engineering and cell factor (especially leucocyte amboceptor-2 and interferon) and its intracellular signal transducing. He discovered the abirritation of leucocyte amboceptors and proved it can combine with opium receptor, providing new proof for the first time that immunity factors have regulative roles with respect to the nervous system. He created a new strategy of curing tumour-gene viruses, which have important theoretical and practical significance. Liu published more than 270 theses and edited seven volumes of Liu Xinyuan theses collection. He also won more than 30 awards.