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Zheng Ouyang

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Associate Professor
Ph D

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Training Group(s):
Chemical Biology

Current Research Interests:

The overall objective of our research is to deliver integrated solutions including instrumentation and methods based on mass spectrometry for fast chemical and biological analysis as well as clinical diagnosis. The specific research areas include 1) sampling and ionization methods for analysis of complex biological samples, 2) fundamental studies of ionization and mass analysis, 3) instrument package and operation procedures for biological analysis and clinical diagnosis. The current projects include the direct sampling ionization methods, miniaturization of ion trap mass spectrometers, data processing and analysis, ion trajectory simulations, and direct analysis to biological samples.

Selected Publications:

115. L. Li, T.-C. Chen, Y. Ren, P. I. Hendricks, R. G. Cooks and Z. Ouyang; "Miniature Ambient Mass Analysis System", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, in press, DOI: 10.1021/ac403766c. 114. P. I. Hendricks, J. K. Dalgleish, J. T. Shelley, M. A. Kirleis, M. T. McNicholas, L. Li, T.-C. Chen, C.-H. Chen, J. S. Duncan, F. Boudreau, R. J. Noll, J. P. Denton, Z. Ouyang and R. G. Cooks; "Autonomous in-situ analysis and real-time chemical detection using a backpack miniature mass spectrometer: concept, instrumentation development, and performance", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, in press, DOI: 10.1021/ac403765x 113. J. Park, L. Zheng, A. Marquis, M. Walls, B. Duerstock, A. Pond, S. V. Alvarez, H. Wang, Z. Ouyang, R. Shi, "Neuroprotective Role of Hydralazine in Rat Spinal Cord Injury Attenuation of Acrolein-Mediated Damage", Journal of Neurochemistry, 2013, in press. DOI: 10.1111/jnc.12628 112. Z. Lin, L. Tan, S. Garimella, L. Li, T. Chen, W. Xu, Y. Xia, Z. Ouyang, "Characterization of a DAPI-RIT-DAPI System for Gas-Phase Ion/Molecule and Ion/Ion Reactions", Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2014. 25 (1). 48-56. DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0757-z 111. Z. Zhang, X. Gong, S. Zhang, H. Yang, Y. Shi, C. Yang, X. Zhang, X. Xiong, X. Fang and Z. Ouyang; "Observation of Replacement of Carbon in Benzene with Nitrogen in a Low-Temperature Plasma", Scientific Reports, 2013, 3:3418, DOI: 10.1038/srep03481. 110. W. Wu, S.-Y. Lee, X. Wu, J. Y. Tyler, H. Wang, Z. Ouyang, K. Park, X.-M. Xu and J.-X. Cheng; "Neuroprotective ferulic acid (FA)–glycol chitosan (GC) nanoparticles for functional restoration of traumatically injured spinal cord", Biomaterials, 2014,35 (7), 2355-2364, DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.11.074. 109. C.-H. Chen, Z. Lin, S. Garimella, L. Zheng, Riyi Shi, R. G. Cooks, Z. Ouyang, "Development of a Mass Spectrometry Sampling Probe for Chemical Analysis in Surgical and Endoscopic Procedures", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (24), pp 11843–11850, DOI: 10.1021/ac4025279. 108. H. Wang, Y. Ren, M. N. McLuckey, N. E. Manicke, J. Park, L. Zheng, R. Shi, R. G. Cooks, R. G., Z. Ouyang, " Direct Quantitative Analysis of Nicotine Alkaloids from Biofluid Samples using Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (23), 11540–11544, DOI: 10.1021/ac402798m. 107. Y. Ren, J. Liu, L. Li, M. N. McLuckey, Z. Ouyang, "Direct Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Untreated Samples of Ultralow Amounts Using Extraction Nano-Electrospray", Analytical Methods, 2013, 5 (23), 6686 - 6692, DOI:10.1039/C3AY41149D 106. S. Garimella , X. Zhou and Z. Ouyang. "Simulation of Rarefied Gas Flows in Atmospheric Pressure Interfaces for Mass Spectrometry Systems", Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2013, 24 (12), 1890-1899. DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0736-4 105. Y. Su, H. Wang, J. Liu, P. Wei, R. G. Cooks, Z. Ouyang. "Quantitative Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Drugs of Abuse", Analyst, 2013, 138, 4443-4447, DOI: 10.1039/C3AN00934C 104. J. K. Dalgleish, M. Wleklinski, J. T. Shelley, C. C. Mulligan, Z. Ouyang, R. G. Cooks "Arrays of low-temperature plasma probes for ambient ionization mass spectrometry", Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry, 2013, 27, 135-142. 103. J. Liu, R. G. Cooks, Z. Ouyang, "Enabling Quantitative Analysis in Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Internal Standard Coated Capillary Samplers", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (12), 5632–5636, DOI: 10.1021/ac401056q 102. F. P. M. Jjunjua, A. Li, A. Badu-Tawiah, P. Wei, L. Li, Z. Ouyang, I. S. Roqan and R. Graham Cooks, “In-situ Analysis of Corrosion Inhibitors using a Portable Mass Spectrometer with Paper Spray Ionization”, Analyst, 2013, 138, 3740-3748, DOI: 10.1039/c3an00249g 101. Y. Ren, H. Wang, J. Liu, M. N. McLuckey and Z. Ouyang "Analysis of Biological Samples Using Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry: An Investigation of Impacts by the Substrates, Solvents and Elution Methods", Chromatographia, 2013, 76, 1339-1346, DOI: 10.1007/s10337-013-2458-y 100. J. Liu and Z. Ouyang "Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Biomedical Applications", Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2013,405, 17, 5645-5653, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-013-6916-z 99. G. Li, X. Li, Z. Ouyang, R. G. Cooks "Carbon–Carbon Bond Activation in Saturated Hydrocarbons by Field-Assisted Nitrogen Fixation", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52 (3), 1040-1042, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201207997 98. T. Chen, Z. Ouyang "Synchronized Discharge Ionization for Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds Using a Hand-Held Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer", Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 1767-1772, DOI: 10.1021/ac303112d 97. L. Shen, J. Zhang, Q. Yang, N. E. Manicke and Z. Ouyang, "High Throughput Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry Analysis", Clinica Chimica Acta, 2013, 420, 28-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2012.10.025 96. A. K. Badu-Tawiah, L. S. Eberlin, Z. Ouyang and R. G. Cooks, "Chemical Aspects of the Extractive Methods of Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry" , Annual Review of Physical Chemistry , 2013, 64, 481-505, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-physchem-040412-110026

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