User:Y-H Percival Zhang

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Y-H Percival Zhang (an artistic interpretation)
  • Y-H Percival Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Professor of Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering Department
  • Virginia Tech
  • 304 Seitz Hall, Campus mail 0303
  • Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061.
  • Phone: 540-231-7414; Fax: 540-231-3199
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  • 2002, PhD, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
  • 1996, MS, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
  • 1996, BS, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China

Research interests

  1. in vitro synthetic enzymatic biosystems as innovative biomanufacturing platform
  2. enzyme engineering and synthetic biology
  3. sweet hydrogen produced from carbohydrates to terminate the oil age
  4. artificial starch produced from nonfood biomass to feed the world
  5. sugar biobattery to power portable electronics


  1. Goldbeter A and Koshland DE Jr. An amplified sensitivity arising from covalent modification in biological systems. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Nov;78(11):6840-4. PubMed ID:6947258 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. JACOB F and MONOD J. Genetic regulatory mechanisms in the synthesis of proteins. J Mol Biol. 1961 Jun;3:318-56. PubMed ID:13718526 | HubMed [Paper2]
    leave a comment about a paper here
  3. ISBN:0879697164 [Book1]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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