Dr. Jian  Cao

Dr. Jian Cao

Post-doctoral Fellow
University of California, USA


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from The University of New Mexico, USA

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Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Enzymology
62%
Protein Chemistry
90%
Mass Spectrometry
75%
Biochemistry
55%

Education

2008

Ph.D.

The University of New Mexico, USA

Biological Chemistry

2003

M.S.

Jilin University, China

Polymer Chemistry

2000

B.S.

Jilin University, China

Applied Chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Cao, J., X. Hang, Z. Hong, G. Weimin and D. Dunaway-Mariano, 2009. The mechanisms of human hotdog-fold thioesterase 2 (hTHEM2) substrate recognition and catalysis illuminated by a structure and function based analysis. Biochemistry, 48: 1293-1304.
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  2. Zhuang, Z., F. Song, H. Zhao, L. Li and J. Cao et al., 2008. Divergence of function in the hot dog fold enzyme superfamily: The bacterial thioesterase YciA. Biochemistry, 47: 2789-2796.
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  3. Wu, R., J. Cao, X. Lu, A.S. Reger, A.M. Gulick and D. Dunaway-Mariano, 2008. Mechanism of 4-chlorobenzoate:Coenzyme A ligase catalysis. Biochemistry, 47: 8026-8039.
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  4. Wu, R., A.S. Reger, J. Cao, A.M. Gulick and D. Dunaway-Mariano, 2007. Rational redesign of the 4-chlorobenzoate binding site of 4-chlorobenzoate: Coenzyme A ligase for expanded substrate range. Biochemistry, 46: 14487-14499.
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