Chengde Mao

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Professor of Chemistry

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Training Group(s):
Chemical Biology

Active Mentor - currently hosting PULSe students for laboratory rotations and recruiting PULSe students into the laboratory; serves on preliminary exam committees

Current Research Interests:

DNA Nanotechnology and Its Application

Selected Publications:

Yulin Li, Zhiyu Liu, Weng Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Self-Assembly of Molecule-Like Nanoparticle Clusters Directed by DNA Nanocages", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 4320-4323 (2015).

Yulin Li, Chen Tian, Zhiyu Liu, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Structural Transformation: Assembly of An Otherwise Inaccessible DNA Nanocages", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 5990-5993 (2015).

Jinwen Yu, Zhiyu Liu, Wen Jiang, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, "De Novo Design of an RNA Motif That Self-Assembles into Homo-Octameric Nanoprism", Nat. Commun. 6:5724 | doi:10.1038/ncomms6724 (2015).

Chuan Zhang, Cheng Tian, Fei Guo, Zheng Liu, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Directed Three-Dimensional Protein Organization", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 3382-3385 (2012).

Seung Hyeon Ko, Min Su, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Synergistic Self-Assembly of RNA and DNA Molecules", Nature Chemistry 2, 1050-1055 (2010).

Jianping Zheng, Jens J. Birktoft, Yi Chen, Tong Wang, Ruojie Sha, Pamela E. Constantinou, Stephan L. Ginnell, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "The Rational Design and Structural Analysis of a Self-Assembled Three-Dimensional DNA Crystal",Nature 461, 74-77 (2009).

Yu He, Tao Ye, Min Su, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Hierarchical Self-Assembly of DNA into Symmetric Supramolecular Polyhedra", Nature 452, 198-201 (2008).

Haipeng Liu, Yi. Chen, Yu He, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Approaching the Limit: Can One DNA Oligonucleotide Assemble into Large Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45, 1942-1945 (2006).

Ye Tian, Yu He, Yi Chen, Peng Yin & Chengde Mao, "A DNAzyme That Walks Processively and Autonomously along a One-Dimensional Track", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 4355-4358 (2005).

Zhaoxiang Deng & Chengde Mao, "Molecular Lithography with DNA Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43, 4068-4070 (2004).

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