Yuzhu Zhang


Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA


  1. Liu Y, Fan Y, Gao L, Zhang Y, Yi J. Enhanced pH and thermal stability, solubility and antioxidant activity of resveratrol by nanocomplexation with ?-lactalbumin. Food Funct. 2018;9:4781-4790 pubmed publisher
    ..The information obtained may enable the expanded application of ALA as an effective nanoscale carrier for delivering RES or other lipophilic nutraceuticals in the functional food, biomedical, and pharmaceutical products. ..
  2. Fan Y, Liu Y, Gao L, Zhang Y, Yi J. Oxidative stability and in vitro digestion of menhaden oil emulsions with whey protein: Effects of EGCG conjugation and interfacial cross-linking. Food Chem. 2018;265:200-207 pubmed publisher
    ..The combination of EGCG conjugation and interfacial CL showed both the highest protection of menhaden oil against degradation and highest inhibition on the rate and extent of lipolysis of menhaden oil. ..
  3. Zhang Y, Fan Y. A Mutant Sumo Facilitates Quick Plasmid Construction for Expressing Proteins with Native N-termini After Tag Removal. Mol Biotechnol. 2017;59:159-167 pubmed publisher
    ..Its usage includes producing recombinant food allergens for studying conformational IgE epitopes. ..
  4. Fan Y, Zhang Y, Yokoyama W, Yi J. Endocytosis of Corn Oil-Caseinate Emulsions In Vitro: Impacts of Droplet Sizes. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2017;7: pubmed publisher
    ..The results may assist in the design and application of lipid-based nanoemulsions in nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals delivery. ..
  5. He X, Patfield S, Cheng L, Stanker L, Rasooly R, McKeon T, et al. Detection of Abrin Holotoxin Using Novel Monoclonal Antibodies. Toxins (Basel). 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..This ELISA also detects native abrin in plant extracts with a very low background signal. The new abrin mAbs and ELISA should be useful for detecting this potent toxin in the milk supply chain and other complex matrices. ..
  6. Zhang Y, Du W, Fan Y, Yi J, Lyu S, Nadeau K, et al. Identification, characterization, and initial epitope mapping of pine nut allergen Pin k 2. Food Res Int. 2016;90:268-274 pubmed publisher
    ..It underwent a thermal transition with a Tm=76.6°C. The transition was accompanied by an increase in the amplitude of the circular dichroism signal at 220nm. Urea induced unfolding of the recombinant protein had a Cm of 4.6M. ..