Ming Dong

Assistant Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Google Scholar

College of Science and Technology


B.S.Biochemical Engineering / Hebei University of Technology
M.S.Biochemical Engineering / Hebei University of Technology
Ph.D.Chemistry and Biochemistry / University of Delaware

Research Interests

Research in the lab is focused on protein structure and function. We apply biochemistry, X-ray crystallography and computational modeling to obtain a deep understanding of the mechanisms underlying redox regulated phosphorylation of metabolic enzymes.

External URL


Recent Publications

  • Ming Dong, Darius Herbert (2020). (Crystal structure of an oxidized mutant of human mitochondrial branched-chain aminotransferase). (1) 76, ). Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology Communications.
  • B Bahnson, W Chen, Ming Dong, T Gonzalez, M Klems, E Papoutsakis, L Steinberg (2017). (In vitro methanol production from methyl coenzyme M using the Methanosarcina barkeri MtaABC protein complex.). ). Biotechnology progress.
  • B Bahnson, Ming Dong, S Rozovsky, R Rubenstein, S Schaefer, C Thorpe, W Wilkie (2013). ((77)Se enrichment of proteins expands the biological NMR toolbox.). (2) 425, pp. 222-31 ). Journal of molecular biology.
  • Brian Bahnson, Ming Dong, Sharon Rozovsky, Stephanie Schaefer, Colin Thorpe (2013). (Conversion of the Sulfhydryl Oxidase Augmenter of Liver Regeneration into a Selenoprotein). (2) 104, pp. 396a ). Biophysical Journal.
  • B Bahnson, Ming Dong, J Klinman, C Meadows, Z Nagel (2012). (Active site hydrophobic residues impact hydrogen tunneling differently in a thermophilic alcohol dehydrogenase at optimal versus nonoptimal temperatures.). (20) 51, pp. 4147-56 ). Biochemistry.
  • B Bahnson, Ming Dong, J Klinman, Z Nagel (2011). (Impaired protein conformational landscapes as revealed in anomalous Arrhenius prefactors.). (26) 108, pp. 10520-5 ). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
  • B Bahnson, V Daithankar, Ming Dong, S Schaefer, C Thorpe (2010). (Structure of the human sulfhydryl oxidase augmenter of liver regeneration and characterization of a human mutation causing an autosomal recessive myopathy .). (31) 49, pp. 6737-45 ). Biochemistry.
  • Ming Dong, Shuting Qi (2006). (Conjugated linoleic acid production by fermentation). (4) 2, pp. 1128 ). International Journal of Food Engineering.
  • Brian Bahnson, Ming Dong, Sharon Rozovsky, Stephanie Schaefer, Colin Thorpe (Protein Folding & Stability I). ).