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Core Faculty

Xiaoqin Zou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: 222D Dalton

Phone: 882-6045


Lab URL:

Home Department: Physics

Concentration: Bioinformatics

Education: PhD, University of California- San Diego

Selected Publications

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Xu, X; Qiu, L; Yan, C; Ma, Z; Grinter, S Z; Zou, X

Performance of MDockPP in CAPRI rounds 28-29 and 31-35 including the prediction of water-mediated interactions (Journal Article)

Proteins, 85 (3), pp. 424-434, 2017, ISSN: 1097-0134 (Electronic) 0887-3585 (Linking).

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Yan, C; Grinter, S Z; Merideth, B R; Ma, Z; Zou, X

Iterative Knowledge-Based Scoring Functions Derived from Rigid and Flexible Decoy Structures: Evaluation with the 2013 and 2014 CSAR Benchmarks (Journal Article)

J Chem Inf Model, 56 (6), pp. 1013-21, 2016, ISSN: 1549-960X (Electronic) 1549-9596 (Linking).

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Yan, C; Zou, X

Predicting peptide binding sites on protein surfaces by clustering chemical interactions (Journal Article)

J Comput Chem, 36 (1), pp. 49-61, 2015, ISSN: 1096-987X (Electronic) 0192-8651 (Linking).

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Grinter, S Z; Zou, X

A Bayesian statistical approach of improving knowledge-based scoring functions for protein-ligand interactions (Journal Article)

J Comput Chem, 35 (12), pp. 932-43, 2014, ISSN: 1096-987X (Electronic) 0192-8651 (Linking).

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Grinter, S Z; Zou, X

Challenges, applications, and recent advances of protein-ligand docking in structure-based drug design (Journal Article)

Molecules, 19 (7), pp. 10150-76, 2014, ISSN: 1420-3049 (Electronic) 1420-3049 (Linking).

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Huang, S Y; Zou, X

ITScorePro: an efficient scoring program for evaluating the energy scores of protein structures for structure prediction (Journal Article)

Methods Mol Biol, 1137 , pp. 71-81, 2014, ISSN: 1940-6029 (Electronic) 1064-3745 (Linking).

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Huang, S Y; Zou, X

A knowledge-based scoring function for protein-RNA interactions derived from a statistical mechanics-based iterative method (Journal Article)

Nucleic Acids Res, 42 (7), pp. e55, 2014, ISSN: 1362-4962 (Electronic) 0305-1048 (Linking).

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Lensink, M F; Moal, I H; Bates, P A; Kastritis, P L; Melquiond, A S; Karaca, E; Schmitz, C; van Dijk, M; Bonvin, A M; Eisenstein, M; Jimenez-Garcia, B; Grosdidier, S; Solernou, A; Perez-Cano, L; Pallara, C; Fernandez-Recio, J; Xu, J; Muthu, P; Kilambi, Praneeth K; Gray, J J; Grudinin, S; Derevyanko, G; Mitchell, J C; Wieting, J; Kanamori, E; Tsuchiya, Y; Murakami, Y; Sarmiento, J; Standley, D M; Shirota, M; Kinoshita, K; Nakamura, H; Chavent, M; Ritchie, D W; Park, H; Ko, J; Lee, H; Seok, C; Shen, Y; Kozakov, D; Vajda, S; Kundrotas, P J; Vakser, I A; Pierce, B G; Hwang, H; Vreven, T; Weng, Z; Buch, I; Farkash, E; Wolfson, H J; Zacharias, M; Qin, S; Zhou, H X; Huang, S Y; Zou, X; Wojdyla, J A; Kleanthous, C; Wodak, S J

Blind prediction of interfacial water positions in CAPRI (Journal Article)

Proteins, 82 (4), pp. 620-32, 2014, ISSN: 1097-0134 (Electronic) 0887-3585 (Linking).

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Huang, S Y; Yan, C; Grinter, S Z; Chang, S; Jiang, L; Zou, X

Inclusion of the orientational entropic effect and low-resolution experimental information for protein-protein docking in Critical Assessment of PRedicted Interactions (CAPRI) (Journal Article)

Proteins, 81 (12), pp. 2183-91, 2013, ISSN: 1097-0134 (Electronic) 0887-3585 (Linking).

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Huang, S Y; Zou, X

A nonredundant structure dataset for benchmarking protein-RNA computational docking (Journal Article)

J Comput Chem, 34 (4), pp. 311-8, 2013, ISSN: 1096-987X (Electronic) 0192-8651 (Linking).

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