Ming Dong

Assistant Professor

Ming Dong
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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.

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Recent Publications

  • Stephanie Schaefer, Ming Dong, Brian Bahnson, Colin Thorpe, Sharon Rozovsky (Protein Folding & Stability I).
  • Ming Dong, Shuting Qi (2006). (Conjugated linoleic acid production by fermentation). (4) 2, pp. 1128. International Journal of Food Engineering.
  • V Daithankar, S Schaefer, Ming Dong, B Bahnson, 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.
  • Z Nagel, Ming Dong, B Bahnson, J Klinman (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.
  • Z Nagel, C Meadows, Ming Dong, B Bahnson, J Klinman (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.
  • S Schaefer, Ming Dong, R Rubenstein, W Wilkie, B Bahnson, C Thorpe, S Rozovsky (2013). ((77)Se enrichment of proteins expands the biological NMR toolbox.). (2) 425, pp. 222-31. Journal of molecular biology.
  • Stephanie Schaefer, Ming Dong, Brian Bahnson, Colin Thorpe, Sharon Rozovsky (2013). (Conversion of the Sulfhydryl Oxidase Augmenter of Liver Regeneration into a Selenoprotein). (2) 104, pp. 396a. Biophysical Journal.
  • Ming Dong, T Gonzalez, M Klems, L Steinberg, W Chen, E Papoutsakis, B Bahnson (2017). (In vitro methanol production from methyl coenzyme M using the Methanosarcina barkeri MtaABC protein complex.). Biotechnology progress.
  • Darius Herbert, Synphane Gibbs, Alexys Riddick, M Conway, Ming Dong (2020). (Crystal structure of an oxidized mutant of human mitochondrial branched-chain aminotransferase). (1) 76, Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology Communications.
  • Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang, Ming Dong, Raymond Samuel, Andrea Ofori-Boadu, Mehdi Lamssali (2020). (Radioactive waste: A review). Water Environment Research.