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Jinhui Feng

FJh副本FENG Jinhui, Ph.D.

Associate Investigator, TIB, Tianjin, China

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1997 – 2001     Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Shandong University, Jinan, China

2001 – 2004     Master of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology, State Key Lab of Microbial Technology

                         Thesis title: Purification of Flavin Reductase from Mycobacterium goodii and Biodesulfurization of Gasoline

2004 – 2007     Ph.D. in Microbiology, State Key Lab of Microbial Technology (Prof. Dr. Ping Xu), Jinan Shandong, China

                         Dissertation title: Desulfurization and Characterization of the Cell Surface on Rhodococcus erythropolis and Mycobacterium goodii

Professional Experience

2001 - 2008    Shandong University, China, State Key Laboratory of Microbiology (Laboratory of Dr. Ping Xu).

2008 - 2011    Postdoc at National Center for Toxicological Research, Division of Microbiology (Laboratory of Dr. Huizhong Chen). 

2011 -             Associate professor at Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Research Interest

1.    The discovery and development of biocatalysts in chiral synthsis.

2.    The research in of chiral recognition mechanism in biosynthesis.

3.    The application of biocatalysts in organic synthesis.

Selected Publications

1.        Feng J H1, Kweon O G1, Cerniglia C E, and Chen H Z*. Probing the NADH- and Methyl Red-binding site of a FMN-dependent azoreductase (AzoA) from Enterococcus faecalis, 2012, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 520(2): 99-107.

2.        Feng J H, Cerniglia C E, and Chen H Z*. Toxiclogical significance of azo dye metabolism by human intestinal microbiota, 2012, Frontiers in Bioscience, 1(4): 568-586.

3.        Feng J H, Heinze TM, Chen H Z*, et al. Evidence for significantly enhancing reduction of azo dyes in Escherichia coli by expressed cytoplasmic azoreductase (AzoA) of Enterococcus faecalis, 2010, Protein and Peptide Lettters, 17(5): 578-584.

4.        Chen H Z*, Feng J H, et al. Identification and molecular characterization of a novel flavin-free NADPH preferred azoreductase encoded by azoB in Pigmentiphaga kullae K24, 2010, BMC Biochemistry, 11:13.

5.    Kim D W, Feng J H, Sutherland, J B* et al. Identification of the enzyme responsible for N-acetylation of norfloxacin by Microbacterium sp. Strin 4N2-2, 2013, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(1): 314-321.


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