http://www.ksu.edu/biology K-State Division of Biology

 

Yuntao Zhang


Yuntao Zhang

Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2000, Jiangnan University, China

Carbohydrate and protein chemistry. Mass spectrometry and analytical chemistry. Post-translational/post-synthetic modifications of proteins, proteomics and glycomics. Structure and function of proteoglycans.

 

348 Ackert Hall
785-532-6553
ytz@ksu.edu

Molecular Cellular Developmental Biology Web


Selected Research Publications

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. 5;54(2):1014-25.

Schwend T, Deaton RJ, Zhang Y, Caterson B, Conrad GW. 2012. Corneal sulfated glycosaminoglycans and their effects on trigeminal nerve growth cone behavior in vitro: roles for ECM in cornea innervation.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(13):8118-37.

Littlechild SL, Zhang Y, Tomich JM, Conrad GW. 2012. Fibrinogen, riboflavin, and UVA to immobilize a corneal flap--molecular mechanisms.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(10):5991-6003.

Littlechild SL, Brummer G, Zhang Y, Conrad GW. 2012. Fibrinogen, riboflavin, and UVA to immobilize a corneal flap--conditions for tissue adhesion.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(7):4011-20.

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 G, Boyle DL, Zhang Y, Rogers AR, Conrad GW. 2012. Development and mineralization of embryonic avian scleral ossicles.  Mol Vis. 18:348-61.

Brummer G, Littlechild S, McCall S, Zhang Y, Conrad GW. 2011. The role of nonenzymatic glycation and carbonyls in collagen cross-linking for the treatment of keratoconus.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 52(9):6363-9.

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.

Conrad AH, Zhang Y, Tasheva ES, Conrad GW. 2010. Proteomic analysis of potential keratan sulfate, chondroitin sulfate A, and hyaluronic acid molecular interactions.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 51(9):4500-15.

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.

Conrad AH, Zhang Y, Walker AR, Olberding LA, Hanzlick A, Zimmer AJ, Morffi R, Conrad GW. 2006. Thyroxine affects expression of KSPG-related genes, the carbonic anhydrase II gene, and KS sulfation in the embryonic chicken cornea.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 47(1):120-32.

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.


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