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Amandeep K. Sangha

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2010 - 2014)

UT/ORNL Center for Molecular Biophysics
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2040 Bethel Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37831


  1. Ph.D., Computational Chemistry and Biophysics, Boston University, Boston.
  2. M.Sc.(Hons.) Physical Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
  3. B.Sc.(Hons.) Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.



L-arabinose binding, isomerization and epimerization by D-xylose isomerase: A combined X-ray/neutron crystallographic and molecular simulation study.
Paul Langan, Amandeep K. Sangha, Troy Wymore, Jerry M. Parks, Zamin-Koo Yang, B.L. Hanson, Z. Fisher, S. Mason, M.P. Blakeley, T. Forsyth, J.P. Glusker, H.L. Carroll, Jeremy C. Smith, D.A. Keen, D.E. Graham and A. Kovalevsky, (2014). Structure, Accepted. 

Chemical factors that control lignin polymerization.
Amandeep K. Sangha, Brian H. Davison, Robert F. Standaert, Mark F. Davis, Jeremy C. Smith, Jerry M. Parks. (2014). J. Phys. Chem. B, 118, 164-170.

Down-regulation of the caffeic acid in O-methyltransferase gene in switchgrass reveals a novel monolignol analog.
Timothy J. Tschaplinski, Robert F. Standaert, Nancy Engle, Madhayi Z. Martin, Amandeep K. Sangha, Jerry M. Parks, Jeremy C. Smith, Reichel Samuel, Yunqiao Pu, Art J. Ragauskas, Choo Y. Hamilton, Chunxiang Fu, Zeng-Yu Wang, Brian H. Davison, Richard A. Dixon, Jonathan R. Mielenz. (2012). Biotechnol Biofuels. 5:71.
Radical coupling reactions in lignin synthesis: A Density Functional Theory study.
Amandeep K. Sangha, Jerry M. Parks, Robert F. Standaert, Angela Ziebell, Mark Davis, Jeremy C. Smith. (2012). J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 4760-68.
Protein folding and confinement: Inherent structure analysis of chaperonin action.
Amandeep K. Sangha, Tom Keyes. (2010). J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 16908-17.

Proteins folds by subdiffusion of the order parameter. 
Amandeep K. Sangha, Tom Keyes. (2009). J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 15886-94.

Molecular simulation as a tool for studying lignin.
Amandeep K. Sangha, Loukas Petridis,  Jeremy C. Smith, Angela Ziebell, Jerry M. Paks. (2011). Environmental progress & sustainable energy, 31(1), 47-54.