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Volume 62(Pt 4);  2006 April 1

Editorial

Howard Einspahr, Mitchell Guss
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 314. Published online 2006 March 31. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106010347
PMCID:
PMC2222575

Protein Structure Communications

Tomoya Kitatani, Yoshihiro Nakamura, Kei Wada, Takayoshi Kinoshita, Masahiro Tamoi, Shigeru Shigeoka, Toshiji Tada

The crystal structure of NADP-dependent glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from Synechococcus PCC 7942 in complex with NADP was determined at 2.5 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 315–319. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007378
PMCID:
PMC2222582
Martin K. Safo, Tzu-Ping Ko, Faik N. Musayev, Qixun Zhao, Andrew H.-J. Wang, Gordon L. Archer

The up-and-down binding of dimeric MecI to mecA dyad DNA may account for the cooperative effect of the repressor.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 320–324. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009742
PMCID:
PMC2222568

Structural Genomics Communications

Rebecca J. Dennis, Elena Micossi, Joanne McCarthy, Elin Moe, Elspeth J. Gordon, Sigrid Kozielski-Stuhrmann, Gordon A. Leonard, Sean McSweeney

The crystal structures of two crystal forms of manganese superoxide dismutase (Mn-SOD) from the radiation-resistant bacterium D. radiodurans are reported and compared with the crystal structure of Mn-SOD from E. coli.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 325–329. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106008402
PMCID:
PMC2222570
Ryoichi Arai, Seiko Yoshikawa, Kazutaka Murayama, Yuzuru Imai, Ryosuke Takahashi, Mikako Shirouzu, Shigeyuki Yokoyama

The crystal structure of human UBE2G2/UBC7 was solved at 2.56 Å resolution. The superimposition of UBE2G2 on UbcH7 in a c-Cbl–UbcH7–ZAP70 ternary complex suggested that the two loop regions of UBE2G2 interact with the RING domain in a similar way as UbcH7.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 330–334. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009006
PMCID:
PMC2222581
Rongguang Zhang, Tatiana Skarina, Elena Evdokimova, Aled Edwards, Alexei Savchenko, Roman Laskowski, Marianne E. Cuff, Andrzej Joachimiak

The crystal structure of phophoribosylaminoimidazole-succinocarboxamide or SAICAR synthase from T. maritima at 2.2 Å revealed an unusual covalent dimer.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 335–339. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009651
PMCID:
PMC2222583
Ken Kitano, Fumie Yusa, Toshio Hakoshima

The crystal structure of dimerized radixin FERM domain has been determined. It was found that the adhesion molecule-binding site of one molecule is masked by the C-terminal residues of the other molecule.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 340–345. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106010062
PMCID:
PMC2222584

Crystallization Communications

Hannes Simader, Dietrich Suck

The heteromerization domain of an aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase cofactor from yeast was crystallized, complete selenomethionine MAD data were collected to 2.8 Å resolution and preliminary phasing reveals the presence of 20 monomers in the asymmetric unit.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 346–349. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106005823
PMCID:
PMC2222566
Aneesh Goyal, Malikmohamed Yousuf, Eerappa Rajakumara, Pooja Arora, Rajesh S. Gokhale, Rajan Sankaranarayanan

The crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies of the N-terminal domain of FadD28, a fatty-acyl AMP ligase from M. tuberculosis, are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 350–352. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106005938
PMCID:
PMC2222565
Jaeyong Lee, Anat R. Feldman, Bernard Delmas, Mark Paetzel

The expression, purification and crystallization of a viral protease from the blotched snakehead virus (BSNV) are described and the diffraction data collected to 2.5 Å from two different crystal forms are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 353–356. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106006403
PMCID:
PMC2222572
Ana Luiza Vivan, Márcio Vinícius Bertacini Dias, Cristopher Z. Schneider, Walter Filgueira de Azevedo, Jr, Luiz Augusto Basso, Diógenes Santiago Santos

The M. tuberculosis prephenate dehydratase was cloned, expressed, purified, crystallized by the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method, and a complete data set collected to 3.2 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation. These results should pave the way for the three-dimensional structure determination of the enzyme and provide a framework on which to base the rational design of chemotherapeutic

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Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 357–360. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106006385
PMCID:
PMC2222585
John W. Rodgers, Qingxian Zhou, Todd J. Green, John N. Barr, Ming Luo

The nucleocapsid protein of Bunyamwera virus, the prototypic member of the Bunyaviridae family of segmented negative-sense RNA viruses, has been expressed and crystallized. Complete X-ray diffraction data sets have been collected.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 361–364. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106006397
PMCID:
PMC2222577
Tracy Lloyd, Adam Krol, Danielle Campanaro, Michael Malkowski

The heme-containing membrane-associated fatty-acid α-dioxygenase pathogen-inducible oxygenase (PIOX) from O. sativa has been crystallized and a data set collected to 3.0 Å using a rotating-anode generator and R-AXIS IV detector.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 365–367. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007305
PMCID:
PMC2222573
Tomoyuki Numata, Yoshiho Ikeuchi, Shuya Fukai, Hiroaki Adachi, Hiroyoshi Matsumura, Kazufumi Takano, Satoshi Murakami, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Yusuke Mori, Takatomo Sasaki, Tsutomu Suzuki, Osamu Nureki

The RNA thiouridylase MnmA in complex with tRNA was crystallized with and without ATP in three different crystal forms, which may reflect distinct sulfuration-reaction stages.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 368–371. Published online 2006 March 10. doi: 10.1107/S174430910600738X
PMCID:
PMC2222564
Begoña García-Álvarez, Sonia Ibañez, Guillermo Montoya

Crystals of the human Plk1 Polo-box domain in complex with a Cdc25C target peptide in an unphosphorylated and a phosphorylated state have been obtained in orthorhombic and monoclinic forms that diffract to 2.1 and 2.85 Å, respectively, using synchrotron radiation.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 372–375. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007494
PMCID:
PMC2222578
Tomoya Tsukazaki, Hiroyuki Mori, Shuya Fukai, Tomoyuki Numata, Anna Perederina, Hiroaki Adachi, Hiroyoshi Matsumura, Kazufumi Takano, Satoshi Murakami, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Yusuke Mori, Takatomo Sasaki, Dmitry G. Vassylyev, Osamu Nureki, Koreaki Ito

SecDF is a multi-path membrane protein required for efficient protein translocation and integration via translocon. Purification and crystallization of T. thermophilus SecDF have been achieved by exploiting unique crystallization techniques that allowed the collection of a 3.74 Å data set.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 376–380. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007779
PMCID:
PMC2222563
Dominggus Malle, Takafumi Itoh, Wataru Hashimoto, Kousaku Murata, Shigeru Utsumi, Bunzo Mikami

The AmyX gene encoding pullulanase from the common spore-forming bacterium B. subtilis strain 168 has been cloned, overexpressed in Escherichia coli, purified and crystallized.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 381–384. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007901
PMCID:
PMC2222569
K. Manikandan, S. Jagtap, M. Rao, S. Ramakumar

A low-molecular-weight cellulase from an alkalothermophilic Thermomonospora sp. has been crystallized. A diffraction data set has been collected to 2.3 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 385–387. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007949
PMCID:
PMC2222567
Lutz Vogeley, Hartmut Luecke

Crystals of Anabaena sensory rhodopsin transducer, the transducer for the cyanobacterial photosensor Anabaena sensory rhodopsin, obtained in the space groups P4, C2 and P212121 diffract to 1.8, 2.1 and 2.0 Å, respectively. Phases for these crystal forms were obtained by SIRAS phasing using an iodide quick-soak derivative (P4) and molecular replacement (C2 and P212121).

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 388–391. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106008359
PMCID:
PMC2222576
Stephen Quirk, Katherine L. Seley-Radtke

The human GTP fucose pyrophosphohydrolase protein has been crystallized via the hanging-drop technique over a reservoir of polyethylene glycol (MW 8000) and ethylene glycol. The orthorhombic crystals diffract to 2.8 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 392–394. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106008529
PMCID:
PMC2222559
Bradley O. Elmore, Arwen R. Pearson, Carrie M. Wilmot, Alan B. Hooper

Cytochrome P460 from N. europaea, a novel mono-heme protein containing an unusual lysine cross-link to the porphyrin ring, has been recombinantly expressed and purified from E. coli and crystallized. The crystals belong to the trigonal space group P31/221, with unit-cell parameters a = b = 53.3, c = 127.1 Å, one monomer in the asymmetric unit and diffract to 1.7 Å on

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Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 395–398. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106008785
PMCID:
PMC2222571
Orsolya Barabás, Veronika Németh, Beáta G. Vértessy

Deoxyuridine 5′-triphosphate nucleotidohydrolase from Mason–Pfizer monkey retrovirus (M-PMV dUTPase) is a betaretroviral member of the dUTPase enzyme family. The nucleocapsid-free dUTPase (48426 Da) was co-crystallized with a dUTP substrate analogue using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 399–401. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106008931
PMCID:
PMC2222558
Daijiro Takeshita, Shuhei Zenno, Woo Cheol Lee, Koji Nagata, Kaoru Saigo, Masaru Tanokura

The C-terminal RNase III domain (RNase IIIb) of human Dicer has been expressed, purified and crystallized by the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 402–404. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S174430910600889X
PMCID:
PMC2222580
Hélène Malet, Karen Dalle, Nicolas Brémond, Fabienne Tocque, Stéphanie Blangy, Valérie Campanacci, Bruno Coutard, Sacha Grisel, Julie Lichière, Violaine Lantez, Christian Cambillau, Bruno Canard, Marie-Pierre Egloff

The SARS-CoV macro domain was expressed, purified and crystallized. Selenomethionine-labelled crystals diffracted to 1.8 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 405–408. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009274
PMCID:
PMC2222557
Stéfano Ricagno, Bruno Coutard, Sacha Grisel, Nicolas Brémond, Karen Dalle, Fabienne Tocque, Valérie Campanacci, Julie Lichière, Violaine Lantez, Claire Debarnot, Christian Cambillau, Bruno Canard, Marie-Pierre Egloff

Crystals of Nsp15 from the aetiological agent of SARS have been grown at room temperature. Crystals have cubic symmetry and diffract to a maximum resolution of 2.7 Å.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 409–411. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009407
PMCID:
PMC2222560
Bagautdin Bagautdinov, Naoki Kunishima

RecA superfamily ATPase PH0284 from P. horikoshii OT3 was overexpressed, purified, crystallized and cocrystallized with ATP. Both crystal forms belong to the trigonal space group P3221 and diffract X-rays to 2.0 and 2.3 Å resolution, respectively.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 412–414. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106009973
PMCID:
PMC2222562
Reinhard Albrecht, Kornelius Zeth, Johannes Söding, Andrei Lupas, Dirk Linke

The outer membrane protein OmpW from E. coli was overexpressed in inclusion bodies and refolded with the help of detergent. The protein has been crystallized and the crystals diffract to 3.5 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 415–418. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106010190
PMCID:
PMC2222561
Yuichi Nishitani, Daisuke Maruyama, Tsuyoshi Nonaka, Akiko Kita, Takaaki A. Fukami, Toshiyuki Mio, Hisafumi Yamada-Okabe, Toshiko Yamada-Okabe, Kunio Miki

Preliminary X-ray diffraction studies on N-acetylglucosamine-phosphate mutase from C. albicans are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 419–421. Published online 2006 March 25. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106010177
PMCID:
PMC2222579

Addenda and Errata

Kyoung Lee, Rosmarie Friemann, Juan V. Parales, David T. Gibson, S. Ramaswamy

A corrigendum to the article by Lee et al. (2005), Acta Cryst. F61, 669–672.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006 April 1; 62(Pt 4): 422. Published online 2006 March 31. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106007391
PMCID:
PMC2222574

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