Computational Biophysics
and Materials Science Group
-Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Publications

*corresponding author

    2018


  1. Chun Chan, Xiaoyun Pang, Yan Zhang, Tongxin Niu, Shengjiang Yang, Daohui Zhao, Jian Li, Lanyuan Lu, Victor W. Hsu, Jian Zhou*, Fei Sun*, and Jun Fan*. ACAP1 Assembles into an Unusual Protein Lattice for Membrane Deformation through Multiple Stages. Reviewers’ comments received from Plos Computational Biology (in revision) [IF=3.96]

  2. Yonghui Zhang, Chun Chan, Zhen Li, Jiale Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, Chunyi Zhi, Hongyan Sun, and Jun Fan*. Nanotoxicity of Boron Nitride Nanosheet to Escherichia Coli Membranes. Reviewers’ comments received from Langmuir (in revision) [IF=3.79]

  3. Seung-Yeol Park, Jia-Shu Yang, Zhen Li, Maria Ericsson, Andrew J. Morris, Jun Fan, and Victor W. Hsu. Short Forms of Key Lipids Promote COPI Vesicle Fission. Reviewers’ comments received from Nat. Comm. (in revision) [IF=12.35]

  4. Zhen Li, Yonghui Zhang, Jiale Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, and Jun Fan*. Modelling Interactions between Liposomes and Hydrophobic Nanosheets. Small, Accepted (2018). [IF=9.60]


  5. Jun Fan, Chun Chan, Elyshia L. McNamara, Kristen J. Nowak, Hiroyuki Iwamoto, and Julien Ochala*. Molecular Consequences of the Myopathy-Related D286G Mutation on Actin Function. Frontiers in Physiology, 9: 1756 (2018). [IF=3.39]


  6. Jiale Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, Chun Chan, Zhen Li, Yonghui Zhang, and Jun Fan*. Alkyl Tail Aggregations Break Long Range Ordering of Ionic Liquids Confined in Sub-nanometer Pores. J. Phys. Chem. C, 122: 27314–27322 (2018). [IF=4.48]


  7. Zhen Xu, Peilin Fang, Bingzhe Xu, Yufeng Lu, Jinghui Xiong, Feng Gao, Xin Wang, Jun Fan, and Peng Shi*. High-throughput Three-dimensional Chemotactic Assays Reveal Steepness-dependent Complexity in Neuronal Sensation to Molecular Gradients. Nat. Comm., 9: 4745 (2018). [IF=12.35]


  8. Zhen Li, Yonghui Zhang, Chun Chan, Chunyi Zhi*, Xiaolin Cheng*, and Jun Fan*. Temperature-Dependent Lipid Extraction from Membranes by Boron Nitride Nanosheets. ACS Nano, 12: 2764-2772 (2018). [IF=13.71]


  9. Yonghui Zhang, Chun Chan, Zhen Li, Jia Le Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, Xiaolin Cheng, and Jun Fan*. Lipid Extraction by Boron Nitride Nanosheets from Liquid-ordered and Liquid-disordered Nanodomains. Nanoscale, 10: 14073 (2018). [IF=7.23]


  10. Qiangqiang Meng, Jia Le Ma, Yonghui Zhang, Zhen Li, Alice Hu, Ji-Jung Kai, and Jun Fan*. Theoretical Investigation of Zirconium Carbide Mxenes as Prospective High Capacity Anode Materials for Na-ion Batteries. J. Mater. Chem. A, 6: 13652 (2018). This article is part of the themed collection: 2018 JMCA HOT Papers. [IF=9.93]


  11. Qiangqiang Meng, Jiale Ma, Yonghui Zhang, Zhen Li, Chunyi Zhi, Alice Hu, and Jun Fan*. The S-functionalized Ti3C2 Mxene as a High Capacity Electrode Material for Na-ion Batteries: A DFT Study. Nanoscale, 10: 3385-3392 (2018). [IF=7.23]


  12. Y.F. Ye*, Y.H. Zhang, Q.F. He, Y. Zhuang, S. Wang, S.Q. Shi, A. Hu*, Jun Fan, and Y. Yang*. Atomic-scale Distorted Lattice in Chemically Disordered Equimolar Complex Alloys. Acta Materialia, 150: 182-194 (2018). [IF=6.04]


  13. Yan Huang, Zhen Li, Zengxia Pei, Zhuoxin Liu, Hongfei Li, Minshen Zhu, Jun Fan*, Quanbin Dai, Mingdao Zhang, Liming Dai* and Chunyi Zhi*. Solid-State Rechargeable Zn//NiCo and Zn-air Batteries with Ultra-Long Lifetime and High Capacity: the Role of a Sodium Polyacrylate Hydrogel Electrolyte. Adv. Energy Mater., 8: 1802288 (2018). [IF=21.88]


  14. Jiale Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, and Jun Fan*. Charge Driven Lateral Structural Evolution of Ions in Electric Double Layer Capacitor Strongly Correlates with Differential Capacitance. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20: 9054-8063 (2018). [IF=3.91]


  15. Guojin Liang, Zhuoxin Liu, Funian Mo, Zijie Tang, Hongfei Li, Zifeng Wang, Venkateshwarlu Sarangi, Abhijit Pramanick, Jun Fan*, and Chunyi Zhi*. Self-Healable Electroluminescent Devices. Light: Sci. Appl., 7: 102 (2018). [IF=13.62]


  16. Yonghui Zhang, Zhen Li, Chun Chan, Jiale Ma, Chunyi Zhi, Xiaolin Cheng, and Jun Fan*. Ordering of Lipid Membranes Altered by Boron Nitride Nanosheet. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20: 3903-3910 (2018). Inside Cover Story [IF=3.91]




  17. 2017


  18. Ning Ma, Cong Lin, Nian Wu, Qi Liu, Jia-Le Ma, Wei Meng, Xiao-Shuang Wang, Lu Zhang, Xiaohui Xu, Yifang Zhao, Lin Zhuang, Jun Fan, Junliang Sun*, Ren-Xi Zhuo, and Xian-Zheng Zhang*. Stomata-like Metal Peptide Coordination Polymer. J. Mater. Chem. A, 5: 23440-23445 (2017). [IF=9.93]


  19. Qiangqiang Meng, Alice Hu, Chunyi Zhi, and Jun Fan*. Theoretical Prediction of MXene-like Structure Ti3C4 as a High Capacity Electrode Material for Na ion Batteries. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19: 29106-29113 (2017). This article is part of the themed collection: 2017 PCCP HOT Articles. [IF=3.91]


  20. Yanhua Zhao, Yang Wu, Liang Wang, Manman Zhang, Xuan Chen, Minjie Liu, Jun Fan, Junqiu Liu, Feng Zhou*, and Zuankai Wang*. Bio-inspired Reversible Underwater Adhesive. Nat. Commun., 8: 2218 (2017). Selected by The Latest Science as the paper of the month (January 2018) [IF=12.35]


  21. Chun Chan, Lanyuan Lu, Fei Sun, and Jun Fan*. Molecular Details of the PH Domain of ACAP1BAR-PH Protein Binding to PIP-Containing Membrane. J. Phys. Chem. B, 121: 3586-3596 (2017). [IF=3.15]


  22. Xuebo Quan, Chunwang Peng, Daohui Zhao, Libo Li, Jun Fan, and Jian Zhou*. Molecular Understanding of the Penetration of Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles into Asymmetric Membranes. Langmuir, 33: 361 (2017). Cover Story [IF=3.79]




  23. 2016


  24. Chun Chan, Jun Fan, Andrew Messer, Steve Marston, Hiroyuki Iwamoto, and Julien Ochala*. Myopathy-inducing Mutation H40Y in ACTA1 Hampers Actin Filament Structure and Function. BBA - Molecular Basis of Disease, 1862: 1453 (2016). [IF=5.11]


  25. Yifan Ye, Xiaodi Liu, Song Wang, Jun Fan, Chain Tsuan Liu, and Yong Yang*. The Kinetic Origin of Delayed Yielding in Metallic Glasses. Appl. Phys. Lett., 108: 251901 (2016). [IF=3.50]


  26. S. Lan, M. Blodgett, K. F. Kelton, Jiale Ma, Jun Fan, and X.-L. Wang*. Structural Crossover in a Supercooled Metallic Liquid and the Link to a Liquid-to-Liquid Phase Transition. Appl. Phys. Lett., 108, 211907 (2016). [IF=3.50]


  27. Feng Wang, Jiale Ma, Fangyan Xie, Linkai Li, Jian Chen, Jun Fan, and Ni Zhao*. Organic Cation-Dependent Degradation Mechanism of Organo Tin Halide Perovskites. Adv. Funct. Mater., 26: 3417 (2016). [IF=13.33]


  28. Xian Chen, Limin Jin, Wei Kong, Tianying Sun, Wenfei Zhang, Xinhong Liu, Jun Fan, Siu Fung Yu*, and Feng Wang*. Confining Exciton Migration in Upconversion Nanoparticles towards Deep Ultraviolet Lasing. Nat. Commun., 7: 10304 (2016). [IF=12.35]


  29. Chun Chan, Haohua Wen, Lanyuan Lu, and Jun Fan*, Multiscale Molecular Dynamics Simulations Membrane Remodelling by BAR Family Proteins. Chinese Physics B, 25: 018707 (2016). Invited Review [IF=1.32]


  30. Yifan Ye, Song Wang, Jun Fan, Chain-Tsuan Liu, and Yong Yang*. Atomistic Mechanism of Elastic Softening in Metallic Glass under Cyclic Loading Revealed by Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Intermetallics, 68: 5 (2016). [IF=3.42]




  31. 2015


  32. Qi Wu, Bolong Huang, T. A. Niehaus, Xiaojing Yang, Jun Fan*, and Rui-Qin Zhang*. The Role of Tryptophans in the UV-B Absorption of a UVR8 Photoreceptor - A Computational Study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17: 10786-10794 (2015). [IF=3.91]


  33. Xiaoli Zeng, Zhong Ren, Qi Wu, Jun Fan, Pan-Pan Peng, Kun Tang, Ruiqin Zhang, Kai-Hong Zhao*, and Xiaojing Yang*. Dynamic Crystallography Reveals Early Signalling Events in Ultraviolet Photoreceptor UVR8. Nat. Plants, 1: 14006 (2015). [IF=11.47]




  34. 2014


  35. Xiaoyun Pang, Jun Fan, Yan Zhang, Kai Zhang, Bingquan Gao, Jun Ma, Jian Li, Yuchen Deng, Qiangjun Zhou, Edward H. Egelman, Victor W. Hsu*, and Fei Sun*. A PH Domain in ACAP1 Possesses Key Features of the BAR Domain in Promoting Membrane Curvature. Developmental Cell, 31: 73 (2014). Highlighted in A Novel Twist In Membrane dePHormation Developmental Cell, 31: 3 (2014). [IF=9.62]


  36. Heqin Huang, Rui Chen, Jiale Ma, Li Yan, Yingqi Zhao, Yu Wang, Wenjun Zhang*, Jun Fan*, and Xianfeng Chen*. Graphitic Carbon Nitride Solid Nanofilms for Selective and Recyclable Sensing of Cu2+ and Ag+ in Water and Serum. Chem. Comm., 50: 15415 (2014). [IF=6.29]


  37. Yingzhi Xu, He Li, Ying-hua Jim, Jun Fan*, and Fei Sun*. Dimerization Interface of 3-hydroxyacly- CoA Tunes the Formation of Its Catalytic Intermediate. PloS ONE, 9: 959965 (2014). [IF=2.77]




  38. Before Joining CityU


  39. Jun Fan, Marissa G. Saunders, Esmael J. Haddadian, Karl F. Freed, Enrique M. De La Cruz*, and Gregory A. Voth*. Molecular Origins of Coflin-linked Changes in Actin Filament Mechanics. J. Mol. Biol., 425: 1225 (2013). [IF=4.89]


  40. Jun Fan, Marissa G. Saunders, and Gregory A. Voth*. Coarse-graining Provides Insights on the Essential Nature of Heterogeneity in Actin Filaments. Biophys. J., 103: 1334 (2012). [IF=3.50]


  41. Jun Fan, Tao Han, and Mikko Haataja*. Hydrodynamic Effects on Spinodal Decomposition Kinetics in Lipid Bilayer Membranes. J. Chem. Phys., 133: 235101 (2010). [IF=2.84]


  42. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, and Mikko Haataja*. Formation and Regulation of Lipid Microdomains in Cell Membranes: Theory, Modeling, and Speculation. FEBS Lett., 584: 1678 (2010). [IF=3.00]


  43. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, and Mikko Haataja*. Lipid Microdomains: Structural Correlations, Fluctuations, and Formation Mechanisms. Phys. Rev. Lett., 104: 118101 (2010). [IF=8.84]


  44. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, and Mikko Haataja*. Influence of Non-equilibrium Lipid Transport, Membrane Compartmentalization, and Membrane Proteins on the Lateral Organization of the Plasma Membrane. Phys. Rev. E, 81: 011908 (2010). [IF=2.28]


  45. Juan Meng, Jun Fan, G Galiana, RT Branca, PL Clasen, S Ma, J Zhou, C Leuschner, CSSR Kumar, J Hormers, T Otiti, AC Beye, MP Harmer, CJ Kiely, W Warren, M Haataja, and WO Soboyejo*. LHRH-functionalized Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Breast Cancer Targeting and Contrast Enhancement in MRI. Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 29: 1467 (2009). [IF=5.08]


  46. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, and Mikko Haataja*. Domain Formation in the Plasma Membrane. Phys. Rev. Lett., 100: 178102 (2008). [IF=8.84]


  47. Jun Fan, Michael Greenwood, Mikko Haataja, and Nikolas Provatas. Phase-field Simulations of Velocity Selection in Rapidly Solidified Binary Alloys. Phys. Rev. E., 74: 031602 (2006). [IF=2.28]