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College of Veterinary Medicine

Yuntao Zhang

Zhnag

Research Assistant Professor

PhD, Jiangnan University, 2000

P-227 Mosier Hall
Phone: (785)532-4972
Email: ytz@vet.k-state.edu

Research Interests:

Mass spectrometry and analytical chemistry. Pharmaceuticals and nanoparticles analysis, toxicological assays using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry techniques. Post-translational/post-synthetic modifications of proteins, proteomics and glycomics. 

Selected Research Publications

Chen R*, Zhang Y*, Sahneh FD, Scoglio CM, Wohlleben W, Haase A, Monteiro-Riviere NA, Riviere JE. 2014. Nanoparticle surface characterization and clustering through concentration-dependent surface adsorption modeling. ACS Nano. 23:8(9):9446-56. (*Contributed equally)

Zhang Y, Mao X, Schwend T, Littlechild S, Conrad GW. 2013. Resistance of Corneal RFUVA-Cross-Linked Collagens and Small Leucine-Rich Proteoglycans to Degradation by Matrix Metalloproteinases. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 54(2):1014-25.

Zhang Y, Sukthankar P, Tomich JM, Conrad GW. 2012.  Effect of the synthetic NC-1059 peptide on diffusion of riboflavin across an intact corneal epithelium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(6):2620-9.

Zhang Y, Conrad AH, Conrad GW. 2011.  Effects of ultraviolet-A and riboflavin on the interaction of collagen and proteoglycans during corneal cross-linking. J Biol Chem. 286(15):13011-22.

Zhang Y, Iwamoto T, Radke G, Kariya Y, Suzuki K, Conrad AH, Tomich JM, Conrad GW. 2008. On-target derivatization of keratan sulfate oligosaccharides with pyrenebutyric acid hydrazide for MALDI-TOF/TOF-MS. J Mass Spectrom. 43(6):765-72.

Zhang Y, Schmack I, Dawson DG, Grossniklaus HE, Conrad AH, Kariya Y, Suzuki K, Edelhauser HF, Conrad GW. 2006. Keratan sulfate and chondroitin/dermatan sulfate in maximally recovered hypocellular stromal interface scars of postmortem human LASIK corneas. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 47(6):2390-6.

Zhang Y, Conrad AH, Thoma R, Conrad GW. 2006. Differentiation of monoiodothyronines using electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 20(3):481-6.

Zhang Y, Conrad AH, Thoma R, Conrad GW. 2006. Differentiation of diiodothyronines using electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. J Mass Spectrom. 41(2):162-8.

Zhang Y, Conrad AH, Conrad GW. 2005. Detection and quantification of 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine and 3,3',5'-triiodothyronine by electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 16(11):1781-6.

Zhang Y, Conrad AH, Tasheva ES, An K, Corpuz LM, Kariya Y, Suzuki K, Conrad GW. 2005.  Detection and quantification of sulfated disaccharides from keratan sulfate and chondroitin/dermatan sulfate during chick corneal development by ESI-MS/MS. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 46(5):1604-14.

Zhang Y, Kariya Y, Conrad AH, Tasheva ES, Conrad GW. 2005. Analysis of keratan sulfate oligosaccharides by electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. Anal Chem. 77(3):902-10.