Dr. Xiaodong Pang

Institute of Molecular Biophysics

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Postdoctoral associate researcher



2005 Ph.D., Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2001 B.Sc., Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Guo JJ, Pang XD, and Zhou HX (2014). Two pathways mediate inter-domain allosteric regulation in Pin1. Structure (in press).
  2. Pang XD, Zhou HX (2014). Design rules for selective binding of nuclear localization signals to minor site of importin α. PLoS One 9: e91025 (Impact factor 3.73)
  3. Rossetto AM, Zhou WJ, Pang XD, Zhou LX (2014). The full electron structure of the FKBP12/FK506 complex. Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics (in press) (Impact factor 4.99)
  4. Pang XD, Zhou HX (2014). Distinct mechanisms of a phosphotyrosyl peptide binding to two SH2 domains. Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry 13: 1440003
  5. Cormier AR, Pang XD, Zimmerman MI, Zhou HX, Paravastu AK (2013) Molecular structure of RADA16-I designer self-assembling peptide nanofibers. ACS Nano 7: 7562-7572. (Impact factor 12.06)
  6. Leonard SR, Cormier AR, Pang XD, Zimmerman MI, Zhou HX, Paravastu AK (2013) Solid-state NMR evidence for β-hairpin structure within MAX8 designer peptide nanofibers. Biophysical Journal 105: 222-230. (Impact factor 3.67)
  7. Pang XD, Zhou HX (2013) Activation of signaling receptors: do ligands bind to receptor monomer, dimer, or both? Bmc Biophysics 6. (Impact factor 1.67)
  8. Pang XD, Zhou HX (2013) Poisson-Boltzmann calculations: van der Waals or molecular surface? Communications in Computational Physics 13: 1-12. (Impact factor 1.86)
  9. Zhou HX, Pang XD, Lu C (2012) Rate constants and mechanisms of intrinsically disordered proteins binding to structured targets. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 14: 10466-10476. (Impact factor 3.83) (Recommended by Faculty 1000)
  10. Pang XD, Zhou KH, Qin SB, Zhou HX (2012) Prediction and dissection of widely-varying association rate constants of actin-binding proteins. PLoS Computational Biology 8. (Impact factor 4.87) (Selected as featured article)
  11. Pang XD, Zhou HX (2012) A common model for cytokine receptor activation: combined scissor-like rotation and self-rotation of receptor dimer induced by class I cytokine. PLoS Computational Biology 8. (Impact factor 4.87)
  12. Qin S, Pang XD, Zhou HX (2011) Automated prediction of protein association rate constants. Structure 19: 1744-1751. (Impact factor 5.99)
  13. Pang XD, Qin SB, Zhou HX (2011) Rationalizing 5000-fold differences in receptor-binding rate constants of four cytokines. Biophysical Journal 101:1175-1183. (Impact factor 3.67)
  14. Pang XD, Zhang MJ, Zhou LX, Xie F, Lu H, He W, Jiang SB, Yu L, Zhang XY (2011) Discovery of a potent peptidic cyclophilin A inhibitor Trp-Gly-Pro. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 46: 1701-1705. (Impact factor 3.50)
  15. Pang XD, Zhou LX, Zhang MJ, Xie F, Yu L, Zhang LL, Xu LN, Zhang XY (2010) A mathematical model for peptide inhibitor design. Journal of Computational Biology 17: 1081-1093. (Impact factor 1.72)
  16. Pang XD, Zhou LX, Zhang LL, Xu LN, Zhang XY (2008) Two rules on the protein-ligand interaction. Nature Preceedings.