Publications

NT Cockroft, X Cheng*, JR Fuchs*. STarFish: A Stacked Ensemble Target Fishing Approach and its Application to Natural Products. J Chem Inf Model, 2019, 59 (11), 4906-4920

Cheng X*, Smith JC*. Biological Membrane Organization and Cellular Signaling. Chem Rev, 2019, 119, 95849-5880

Mostofian B, Zhuang T, Cheng X*, Nickels JD*. Branched-Chain Fatty Acid Content Modulates Structure, Fluidity and Phase in Model Microbial Cell Membranes. J Phys Chem B, 2019, 123, 5814−5821

Guo P*, Driver D, Zhao Z, Zheng Z, Chan C, Cheng X. Controlling the Revolving and Rotating Motion Direction of Asymmetric Hexameric Nanomotor by Arginine Finger and Channel Chirality. ACS nano, 2019, 13(6):6207-23

Li Z, Zhang Y, Chan C, Zhi C, Cheng X*, Fan J*. Temperature-Dependent Lipid Extraction from Membranes by Boron Nitride Nanosheets. ACS nano, 2018, 12(3):2764-72

Ishita K, Stefanopoulos S, Khalil A, Cheng X, Tjarks W, Rappleye C. Synthesis and biological evaluation of aminothiazoles against Histoplasma capsulatum and Cryptococcus neoformans. Bioorg Med Chem, 2018, 26(9), 2251-2261

Johnson Q, Mostofian B, Gomez GF, Smith JC, Cheng X. Effects of Carotenoids on Lipid Bilayers. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2018, 20, 3795-3804

Nickels JD*, Chatterjee S, Mostofian B, Stanley CB, Ohl M, Zolnierczuk P, Schulz R, Myles DAA, Standaert RF, Elkins JG, Cheng X*, Katsaras J. Bacillus subtilis Lipid Extract, A Branched-Chain Fatty Acid Model Membrane. J Phys Chem Lett. 2017, 4214-4217

Nickels JD, Chatterjee S, Stanley CB, Qian S, Cheng X, Myles DAA, Standaert RF, Elkins JG, Katsaras J. The in vivo structure of biological membranes and evidence for lipid domains. PLoS Biol. 2017, 15(5):e2002214

Hong L, Jain N, Cheng X, Bernal A, Tyagi M, Smith JC. Determination of functional collective motions in a protein at atomic resolution using coherent neutron scattering. Sci Adv. 2016, 2(10):e1600886

Tian J, Nickels J, Katsaras J, Cheng X*. Behavior of Bilayer Leaflets in Asymmetric Model Membranes: Atomistic Simulation Studies. J Phys Chem B. 2016, 120(33):8438-48

Hu X, Hong L, Smith MD, Neusius T, Cheng X, Smith JC. The dynamics of single protein molecules is non-equilibrium and self-similar over thirteen decades in time. Nature Phys. 2016, 12, 171-174

Wu D, Fajer MI, Cao L, Cheng X, Yang W. Generalized Ensemble Sampling of Enzyme Reaction Free Energy Pathways. Methods Enzymol. 2016;577:57-74

Nickels JD, Cheng X, Mostofian B, Stanley C, Lindner B, Heberle FA, Perticaroli S, Feygenson M, Egami T, Standaert RF, Smith JC, Myles DA, Ohl M, Katsaras J. Mechanical Properties of Nanoscopic Lipid Domains. J Am Chem Soc. 2015, 137(50):15772-80

Nickels JD, Smith JC, Cheng X*. Lateral organization, bilayer asymmetry, and inter-leaflet coupling of biological membranes. Chem Phys Lipids. 2015, 192:87-99

Chen Q, Luan ZJ, Cheng X*, Xu JH*. Molecular dynamics investigation of the substrate binding mechanism in carboxylesterase. Biochemistry. 2015, 54(9):1841-8