Cao Peng

Name: Cao Peng

Gender: Female

Degrees: Ph.D.

Title: Professor

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Research Areas

Structural biology by X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy


[1] Chen W#, Cao P#, Liu Y#, Yu A, Wang D, Chen L, Sundarraj R, Yuchi Z, Gong Y*, Merzendorfer H, Yang Q*: Structural basis for directional chitin biosynthesis. Nature, 610: 402-408, 2022.

[2] Cao P#, Bracun L#, Yamagata A#, Christianson BM, Negami T, Zou B, Terada T, Canniffe DP, Shirouzu M, Li M*, Liu L*: Structural basis for the assembly and quinone transport mechanisms of the dimeric photosynthetic RC–LH1 supercomplex. Nature Communications 13:1977, 2022.

[3] Cao P#, Cao D#, Si L, Su X, Tian L, Chang W, Liu Z, Zhang X*, Li M*, Structural basis for energy and electron transfer of photosystem I-IsiA-flavodoxin supercomplex, Nature Plants, 6, 167-176, 2020.

[4] Su X#, Ma J#, Wei X#, Cao P#, Zhu D, Chang W, Liu Z*, Zhang X*, Li M*: Structure and assembly mechanism of plant C2S2M2-type PSII-LHCII supercomplex. Science, 357(6353): 815-820, 2017.

[5] Gong Y#, Cao P#, Yu HJ and Jiang T*: Crystal structure of the neurotrophin-3 and p75NTR symmetrical complex. Nature, 454, 789-93, 2008.

[6] Wei X#, Su X#, Cao P, Liu X, Chang W, Li M*, Zhang X*, Liu Z*: Structure of spinach photosystem II-LHCII supercomplex at 3.2 A resolution. Nature, 534(7605): 69-74, 2016.

[7] Pan X#, Ma J#, Su X#, Cao P, Chang W, Liu Z, Zhang X*, Li M*: Structure of the maize photosystem I supercomplex with light-harvesting complexes I and II. Science, 360(6393): 1109-1113, 2018.

[8] CaoP, Pan X, Su X, Liu Z, Li M*, Assembly of eukaryotic photosystem II with diverse light-harvesting antennas. Current Opinions in Structural Biology, 63:49–57, 2020.

[9] Cao P, Su X, Pan X, Liu Z, Chang W, Li M*: Structure, assembly and energy transfer of plant photosystem II supercomplex. Biochim Biophys Acta Bioenerg 1859(9): 633-644, 2018.

[10] Cao P#, Xie Y#, Li M*, Pan X, Zhang H, Zhao X, Su X, Cheng T, Chang W*: Crystal structure analysis of extrinsic PsbP protein of photosystem II reveals a manganese-induced conformational change. Molecular Plant, 8(4): 664-666, 2015.