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Volume 61(Pt 5);  May 1, 2005

Protein Structure Communications

Tom O’Brien, Bruce T. Fahr, Michelle M. Sopko, Joni W. Lam, Nathan D. Waal, Brian C. Raimundo, Hans E. Purkey, Phuongly Pham, Michael J. Romanowski

The structure-based fragment-assembly approach described in the present study facilitated the rapid identification and subsequent synthesis of caspase-1 inhibitors with cell-based activity and provided insights into the enzyme’s ability to accommodate different inhibitor-binding modes in the active site.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 451–458. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010109
PMCID:
PMC1952309

Structural Genomics Communications

Rosa Grenha, Vladimir M. Levdikov, Mark J. Fogg, Elena V. Blagova, James A. Brannigan, Anthony J. Wilkinson, Keith S. Wilson

The crystal structure of purine nucleoside phosphorylase (DeoD) from B. anthracis was solved by X-ray crystallography using molecular replacement and refined at a resolution of 2.24 Å.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 459–462. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S174430910501095X
PMCID:
PMC1952315
Jeyaraman Jeyakanthan, Eiji Inagaki, Chizu Kuroishi, Tahir H. Tahirov

The structure of P. horikoshii OT3 protein PH0500 was determined by the multiple anomalous dispersion method and refined in two crystal forms. The protein is a dimer and has a PIN-domain fold.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 463–468. Published online Apr 26, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105012406
PMCID:
PMC1952296
Eduard Bitto, Craig A. Bingman, Simon T. M. Allard, Gary E. Wesenberg, David J. Aceti, Russell L. Wrobel, Ronnie O. Frederick, Hassan Sreenath, Frank C. Vojtik, Won Bae Jeon, Craig S. Newman, John Primm, Michael R. Sussman, Brian G. Fox, John L. Markley, George N. Phillips, Jr

The crystal structure of the 37.2 kDa At3g21360 gene product from A. thaliana was determined at 2.4 Å resolution. The structure establishes that this protein binds a metal ion and is a member of a clavaminate synthase-like superfamily in A. thaliana.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 469–472. Published online Apr 26, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011565
PMCID:
PMC1952295

Crystallization Communications

Rohini Qamra, Prachee Prakash, Bandi Aruna, Seyed E. Hasnain, Shekhar C. Mande

Chorismate mutase from M. tuberculosis has been crystallized. Preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies reveal the occurrence of a dimeric molecule in the crystal asymmetric unit.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 473–475. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105009383
PMCID:
PMC1952302
Tsutomu Nakamura, Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Yoshihisa Hagihara, Takashi Oku, Atsushi Nakagawa, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Mitsuo Ataka, Koichi Uegaki

The expression, purification and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of a chitin-binding domain of the chitinase from P. furiosus are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 476–478. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010110
PMCID:
PMC1952313
Evangelia G. Kapetaniou, Reinhard Braaz, Dieter Jendrossek, Anastassios C. Papageorgiou

A novel thermoalkalophilic depolymerase, PhaZ7, from P. lemoignei was crystallized by the microdialysis technique. Crystals belong to space group C2 and diffract to 2.75 Å resolution at a synchrotron source.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 479–481. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S174430910501016X
PMCID:
PMC1952301
J. Dupuy, C. Darnault, X. Brazzolotto, L. C. Kühn, J. M. Moulis, A. Volbeda, J. C. Fontecilla-Camps

Two crystal forms of the aconitase version of recombinant human IRP1 are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 482–485. Published online Apr 9, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010444
PMCID:
PMC1952303
Gang Hu, Alexander B. Taylor, Lee McAlister-Henn, P. John Hart

Yeast NAD+-isocitrate dehydrogenase has been purified and crystallized using sodium citrate, a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme, as a precipitant. Preliminary X-ray analyses indicate the molecular boundaries of the molecule and large continuous solvent channels in the crystal.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 486–488. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010651
PMCID:
PMC1952318
Edyta A. L. Sieminska, Andrea Macova, David R. J. Palmer, David A. R. Sanders

Single crystals of the holoenzyme (1R,6R)-2-succinyl-6-hydroxy-2,4-cyclohexadiene-1-carboxylate synthase with ThDP and Mn2+ as cofactors were obtained by the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method with 35% ethylene glycol as precipitant. Apoenzyme crystals were obtained by sitting-drop vapour diffusion with 70% MPD.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 489–492. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010997
PMCID:
PMC1952307
Cristiane R. Guzzo, Ronaldo A. P. Nagem, Leonor M. P. Galvão-Botton, Beatriz G. Guimarães, Francisco J. Medrano, João A. R. G. Barbosa, Chuck S. Farah

The first crystallographic study of a member of the YaeQ family of proteins, which are conserved in a small group of Gram-negative bacteria, most of which are animal or plant pathogens, is reported. Diffraction data were collected to 1.9 Å resolution and an interpretable electron-density map was obtained.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 493–495. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010985
PMCID:
PMC1952311
Dan Li, Chiomui Chan, Yu-He Liang, Xiaofeng Zheng, Lanfen Li, Xiao-Dong Su

B. subtilis YjcG protein was expressed, purified and crystallized. A complete diffraction data set was collected at BSRF beamline 3W1A and processed to 2.3 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 496–498. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011012
PMCID:
PMC1952297
Victoria von der Decken, Heinrich Delbrück, Andreas Herrler, Henning M. Beier, Rainer Fischer, Kurt M. V. Hoffmann

The crystallization of recombinant bovine uteroglobin.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 499–502. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011231
PMCID:
PMC1952310
Pedro M. Matias, Jana Tatur, Maria Arménia Carrondo, Wilfred R. Hagen

Ferritin from P. furiosus crystallizes in space group C2221, with unit-cell parameters a = 258.1, b = 340.1, c = 266.5 Å and 36 monomers in the asymmetric unit, corresponding to one and a half 24-mers.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 503–506. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011516
PMCID:
PMC1952299
Eric Ennifar, Jerôme Basquin, Rainer Birkenbihl, Dietrich Suck

The Holliday junction resolvase of the archaeal virus SIRV2 infecting the archaeon Sulfolobus islandicus has been crystallized and a full data set has been collected at 3.4 Å resolution. Analysis of the self-rotation function suggests the presence of two dimers in the asymmetric unit with a solvent content of 77%.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 507–509. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011528
PMCID:
PMC1952314
Jung Hee Park, Norbert Krauss, Alexander Pulvermüller, Patrick Scheerer, Wolfgang Höhne, Andreas Giessl, Uwe Wolfrum, Klaus Peter Hofmann, Oliver Peter Ernst, Hui-Woog Choe

The expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of mouse centrin1 are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 510–513. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011462
PMCID:
PMC1952316
Mayumi Igura, Toyoyuki Ose, Takayuki Obita, Chiaki Sato, Katsumi Maenaka, Toshiya Endo, Daisuke Kohda

A presequence peptide derived from rat aldehyde dehydrogenase was tethered to the cytosolic domain of rat Tom20 protein via an intermolecular disulfide bond. Two crystal forms were obtained with different linker designs and diffracted to 2.1 and 1.9 Å.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 514–517. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105011577
PMCID:
PMC1952308
Marcelo E. Guerin, Alejandro Buschiazzo, Jana Korduláková, Mary Jackson, Pedro M. Alzari

Mycobacterial PimA is an essential enzyme that catalyses the first mannosylation step in phosphatidyl-myo-inositol mannoside (PIM) biosynthesis. Crystals of the enzyme from M. smegmatis, obtained in the presence of GDP and myo-inositol, are orthorhombic (P212121) and diffract X-rays to 2.4 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 518–520. Published online Apr 22, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105012364
PMCID:
PMC1952298
Hui Wang, Hai Pang, Yi Ding, Yi Li, Xiao’ai Wu, Zihe Rao

Recombinant human E1 enzyme has been crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method and diffraction-quality crystals were grown at 291 K using PEG 4000 as precipitant.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 521–523. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S174430910501184X
PMCID:
PMC1952300
Tomoko Ishigaki, Izuru Ohki, Takuji Oyama, Sachiko Machida, Kousuke Morikawa, Shin-ichi Tate

Two different fragments of the ligand-binding domain of LOX-1, the major receptor for oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) on endothelial cells, have been crystallized in different forms.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 524–527. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105012042
PMCID:
PMC1952312
Mutlu Kuzu, Karsten Niefind, Werner Hummel, Dietmar Schomburg

The water-forming flavoenzyme NADH oxidase was crystallized successfully for the first time. The crystals diffract X-rays to at least 4.0 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 528–530. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S174430910501153X
PMCID:
PMC1952304
Tengchuan Jin, Andrew Howard, Erica A. Golemis, Yingtong Wang, Yu-Zhu Zhang

Crystallization of human enhancer of rudimentary homologue protein.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 531–533. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105012388
PMCID:
PMC1952306
Scott Cameron, Karen McLuskey, Rachel Chamberlayne, Irene Hallyburton, William N. Hunter

The gene encoding the unusual metal-ion-dependent epoxidase involved in fosfomycin biosynthesis, S. wedmorensis (S)-2-hydroxypropylphosphonic acid epoxidase, has been cloned and the protein expressed, purified and crystallized. Two crystal forms have been obtained, one of which diffracts to high resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 534–536. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105012376
PMCID:
PMC1952317
Weihong Zhou, Amaresh Das, Jeff E. Habel, Zhi-Jie Liu, Jessie Chang, Lirong Chen, Doowon Lee, Duong Nguyen, Shu-Huey Chang, Wolfram Tempel, John P. Rose, Lars G. Ljungdahl, Bi-Cheng Wang

Strongly diffracting crystals of a methanol-induced corrinoid protein from M. thermoacetica have been obtained.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. May 1, 2005; 61(Pt 5): 537–540. Published online Apr 28, 2005. doi: 10.1107/S1744309105010511
PMCID:
PMC1952305

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