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X. Zeng, K. M. Ruff, R. V. Pappu*, "Competing interactions give rise to two-state behavior and switch-like transitions in charge-rich intrinsically disordered proteins", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 119(19)e2200559119 (2022). Highlighted in Phys.org. Recommended in Faculty Opinions.
M. J. Fossat+, X. Zeng+ (+co-first author), R. V. Pappu*, "Uncovering Differences in Hydration Free Energies for Model Compound Mimics of Charged Sidechains of Amino Acids", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2021, 125, 16, 4148–4161.
X. Zeng, C. Liu, M. J. Fossat, P. Ren, A. Chilkoti, R. V. Pappu*, "Design of intrinsically disordered proteins that undergo phase transitions with lower critical solution temperatures", APL Material, 9, 021119 (2021).
X. Zeng, A. S. Holehouse, A. Chiltoki, T. Mittag, R. V. Pappu*, "Connecting Coil-to-Globule Transitions to Full Phase Diagrams for Intrinsically Disordered Proteins", Biophys. J., 2020, 119 (2), 402-418. Listed as one of Top Cited Articles in Biophys. J..
X. Zheng*+, X. Zeng+ (+co-first author), Z. Li, "Multiscale simulation and kinetic network model analysis of the self-assembly of amphiphilic systems" (in Chinese), Scientia Sinica Chimica, 2020, 50.
X. Zeng, Z.-W. Li*, X. Zheng, L. Zhu, Z.-Y. Sun, Z.-Y. Lu, X. Huang*, “Improving the Productivity of Monodisperse Polyhedral Cages by Rational Design of Kinetic Self-assembly Pathways”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 10030-10037.
X. Zeng, L. Zhu, X. Zheng, M. Cecchini*, X. Huang*, "Harnessing Complexity in Molecular Self-Assembly by Computer Simulations", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 6767-6776, (perspective).
Y. Tian+, X. Zeng+ (+co-first author), J. Li+, Y. Jiang, H. Zhao, D. Wang, X. Huang*, Z. Li*, "Achieving Enhanced Cell Penetration of Short Conformationally Constrained Peptides through Amphiphilicity Tuning", Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 7576-7581.
X. Zeng, B. Li, Q. Qiao, L. Zhu, Z.-Y. Lu*, X. Huang*, "Elucidating Dominant Pathways of the Nano-particle Self-Assembly Process", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 23494-23499 (featured in cover)