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Accurate quantitative structure-property relationship model to predict the solubility of C60 in various solvents based on a novel approach using a least-squares support vector machine.
A least-squares support vector machine (LSSVM) was used for the first time as a novel machine-learning technique for the prediction of the solubility of C60 in a large number of diverse solventsExpand
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The Molecular Mechanism of Bisphenol A (BPA) as an Endocrine Disruptor by Interacting with Nuclear Receptors: Insights from Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations
Bisphenol A (BPA) can interact with nuclear receptors and affect the normal function of nuclear receptors in very low doses, which causes BPA to be one of the most controversial endocrine disruptors.Expand
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Molecular modeling study on the resistance mechanism of HCV NS3/4A serine protease mutants R155K, A156V and D168A to TMC435.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease represents an attractive drug target for antiviral therapy. However, drug resistance often occurs, making many protease inhibitors ineffective and allowingExpand
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Molecular basis of the interaction for an essential subunit PA-PB1 in influenza virus RNA polymerase: insights from molecular dynamics simulation and free energy calculation.
  • H. Liu, X. Yao
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular pharmaceutics
  • 1 February 2010
The emergence of the extremely aggressive influenza recently has highlighted the urgent need for new effective treatments. The influenza RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) heterotrimer including PA,Expand
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Exploring the Influence of Carbon Nanoparticles on the Formation of β-Sheet-Rich Oligomers of IAPP22–28 Peptide by Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Recent advances in nanotechnologies have led to wide use of nanomaterials in biomedical field. However, nanoparticles are found to interfere with protein misfolding and aggregation associated withExpand
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Understanding the drug resistance mechanism of hepatitis C virus NS3/4A to ITMN-191 due to R155K, A156V, D168A/E mutations: a computational study.
BACKGROUND ITMN-191 (RG7227, Danoprevir), as a potential inhibitor of the NS3/4A protease of hepatitis C virus, has been in phase 2 clinical trial. Unfortunately, several ITMN-191 resistance mutantsExpand
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Molecular modeling study on the dynamical structural features of human smoothened receptor and binding mechanism of antagonist LY2940680 by metadynamics simulation and free energy calculation.
BACKGROUND The smoothened (SMO) receptor, one of the Class F G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), is an essential component of the canonical hedgehog signaling pathway which plays a key role in theExpand
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Understanding the structural and energetic basis of inhibitor and substrate bound to the full-length NS3/4A: insights from molecular dynamics simulation, binding free energy calculation and network
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) bifunctional NS3/4A is an attractive anti-HCV drug target, as both the protease and helicase functions are required for viral infection and replication. Although the firstExpand
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Molecular dynamics simulation, binding free energy calculation and unbinding pathway analysis on selectivity difference between FKBP51 and FKBP52: Insight into the molecular mechanism of isoform
As co‐chaperones of the 90‐kDa heat shock protein(HSP90), FK506 binding protein 51 (FKBP51) and FK506 binding protein 52 (FKBP52) modulate the maturation of steroid hormone receptor through theirExpand
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Preparation and In vitro Evaluation of Ethosomal Total Alkaloids of Sophora alopecuroides Loaded by a Transmembrane pH-Gradient Method
A novel transmembrane pH gradient active loading method to prepare alkaloids binary ethosomes was developed in this work. Using this novel method, binary ethosomes containing total alkaloidsExpand
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