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Volume 62(Pt 12);  December 1, 2006
Protein Structure Communications
Anthony P. Duff, Eric M. Shepard, David B. Langley, David M. Dooley, Hans C. Freeman, J. Mitchell Guss
In a new crystal form of PSAO, the homodimeric molecules lack twofold symmetry and the C-termini of the two protomers are linked by a previously unrevealed disulfide bond.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1168–1173. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106043685
PMCID:
PMC2225380
Vinod B. Agarkar, Serah W. Kimani, Donald A. Cowan, Muhammed F.-R. Sayed, B. Trevor Sewell
The amidase from G. pallidus RAPc8, a moderate thermophile, converts amides to the corresponding acids and ammonia and has application as an industrial catalyst. RAPc8 amidase has been cloned, expressed and purified, and then crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1174–1178. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106043855
PMCID:
PMC2225364
Thomas Blicher, Jette Sandholm Kastrup, Lars Østergaard Pedersen, Søren Buus, Michael Gajhede
The structure of HLA-A*1101 in complex with a HBV peptide homologue is presented and discussed in the context of vaccine design.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1179–1184. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044228
PMCID:
PMC2225367
Ingar Leiros, Ellen Wang, Tonni Rasmussen, Esko Oksanen, Heidi Repo, Steffen B. Petersen, Pirkko Heikinheimo, Edward Hough
The crystal structure of l-lactate oxidase (LOX) from A. viridans at 2.1 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1185–1190. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044678
PMCID:
PMC2225357
Jonathan M. Caruthers, YaoXiong Hu, David B. McKay
The structure of the second helicase domain of the B. subtilis YxiN protein, a DEAD-box RNA helicase, is presented.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1191–1195. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044642
PMCID:
PMC2225381
Structural Genomics Communications
Yong-Gui Gao, Min Yao, Ayuko Okada, Isao Tanaka
The crystal structure of the 2′-5′ RNA ligase PH0099 from P. horikoshii OT3 was solved at 1.94 Å resolution. The molecule has a bilobal α+β arrangement with two antiparallel β-sheets constituting a V-shaped active-site cleft, as found in other members of the 2H phosphoesterase superfamily.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1196–1200. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046616
PMCID:
PMC2225383
Craig R. Garen, Maia M. Cherney, Ernst M. Bergmann, Michael N. G. James
SIRAS phasing techniques have been employed to determine the structure Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv1873 at a resolution of 1.38 Å. We show that this conserved hypothetical protein of unknown function shows limited structural similarity to other molecules.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1201–1205. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046902
PMCID:
PMC2225384
Crystallization Communications
Daisuke Maruyama, Yuichi Nishitani, Tsuyoshi Nonaka, Akiko Kita, Takaaki A. Fukami, Toshiyuki Mio, Hisafumi Yamada-Okabe, Toshiko Yamada-Okabe, Kunio Miki
UDP-N-acetylglucosamine pyrophosphorylase was purified and crystallized and X-ray diffraction data were collected to 2.3 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1206–1208. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044186
PMCID:
PMC2225379
Kengo Yasuhira, Yuki Uedo, Naoki Shibata, Seiji Negoro, Masahiro Takeo, Yoshiki Higuchi
Crystals of 6-aminohexanoate-cyclic-dimer hydrolase were obtained by the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method using sodium citrate as a precipitant. Diffraction data from native and mercury-derivative crystals were collected to resolutions of 1.90 and 2.06 Å, respectively.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1209–1211. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106045076
PMCID:
PMC2225356
Kengo Inoue, Yuji Ashikawa, Yusuke Usami, Haruko Noguchi, Zui Fujimoto, Hisakazu Yamane, Hideaki Nojiri
The terminal oxygenase component of carbazole 1,9a-dioxygenase from N. aromaticivorans IC177 was crystallized and diffraction data were collected to 2.30 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1212–1214. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044939
PMCID:
PMC2225353
Stanley Nithianantham, Minghua Xu, Nan Wu, Yiping W. Han, Menachem Shoham
The FadA adhesin from F. nucleatum, which is involved in bacterial attachment and invasion of human oral epithelial cells, has been crystallized in space group P61 or P65, and X-ray data have been collected to 1.9 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1215–1217. Published online Nov 4, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106045593
PMCID:
PMC2225358
Dashuang Shi, Ljubica Caldovic, Zhongmin Jin, Xiaolin Yu, Qiuhao Qu, Lauren Roth, Hiroki Morizono, Yetrib Hathout, Norma M. Allewell, Mendel Tuchman
Expression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of a novel bifunctional N-acetylglutamate synthase/kinase from X. campestris homologous to vertebrate N-acetylglutamate synthase are reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1218–1222. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106044101
PMCID:
PMC2225375
Sergio Martínez-Rodríguez, Luis Antonio González-Ramírez, Josefa María Clemente-Jiménez, Felipe Rodríguez-Vico, Francisco Javier Las Heras-Vázquez, Jose A. Gavira, Juan Manuel García-Ruíz
The dihydropyrimidinase from S. meliloti CECT4114, with activity towards both hydantoin and dihydrouracil substrates, was crystallized, and diffraction data were collected to 1.85 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1223–1226. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106045362
PMCID:
PMC2225373
Yu Hirano, Md. Motarab Hossain, Kazuki Takeda, Hajime Tokuda, Kunio Miki
A water-soluble mutant of the outer membrane lipoprotein NlpE has been overexpressed, purified and crystallized. Diffraction data from two crystal forms obtained under two different conditions were collected to 2.8 and 3.0 Å resolution and processed in space groups P43212 and C2, respectively.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1227–1230. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106045313
PMCID:
PMC2225377
Prem Singh, Ramappa K. Talawar, P. D. V. Krishna, Umesh Varshney, M. Vijayan
Uracil N-glycosylase from M. tuberculosis has been crystallized in complex with a proteinaceous inhibitor (Ugi) and X-ray diffraction data have been collected.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1231–1234. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106045805
PMCID:
PMC2225355
Jaeyong Lee, Anat R. Feldman, Elaine Chiu, Charlena Chan, You-Na Kim, Bernard Delmas, Mark Paetzel
Various truncated and mutant forms of the protease VP4 from infectious pancreatic necrosis virus were used to generate two different crystal forms of VP4 which diffracted to beyond 2.4 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1235–1238. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046070
PMCID:
PMC2225366
Mohamed Azarkan, Abel Garcia-Pino, Rachid Dibiani, Lode Wyns, Remy Loris, Danielle Baeyens-Volant
The Kunitz-type trypsin/chymotrypsin inhibitor isolated from C. papaya latex has been crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method. Two different crystal forms are observed, diffracting to 2.6 and 1.7 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1239–1242. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046367
PMCID:
PMC2225369
Wei Xie, Paul Schimmel, Xiang-Lei Yang
Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a native human tRNA synthetase whose allelic variants are associated with Charcot–Marie–Tooth Disease.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1243–1246. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046434
PMCID:
PMC2225372
Manisha Banerjee, Pritha Majumder, Nitai P. Bhattacharyya, Jiban K. Dattagupta, Udayaditya Sen
A pseudo death-effector domain (pDED) of HIPPI, a partner of Huntingtin-interacting protein HIP1, has been cloned, overexpressed and crystallized. The crystals of pDED-HIPPI diffracted to 2.2 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1247–1250. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106046628
PMCID:
PMC2225382
Garry W. Buchko, Howard Robinson, Shuisong Ni, Himadri B. Pakrasi, Michael A. Kennedy
A construct of the Cyanothece 51142 pentapeptide-repeat protein Rfr23 (Thr27–Asp174) has been cloned, overexpressed in E. coli and purified. Diffraction data that extend to 2.5 Å and preliminary analyses are reported for selenomethionine-labeled crystals that belong to space group I41.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1251–1254. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S174430910604663X
PMCID:
PMC2225376
Goedele Roos, Elke Brosens, Khadija Wahni, Aline Desmyter, Silvia Spinelli, Lode Wyns, Joris Messens, Remy Loris
S. aureus thioredoxin was crystallized using a combination of seeding and site-specific mutagenesis.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1255–1258. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106047075
PMCID:
PMC2225371
M. Rajavel, B. Gopal
The bicupin YwfC from B. subtilis was crystallized in two crystal forms and diffraction data were collected to 2.2 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1259–1262. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106047087
PMCID:
PMC2225362
Wen-Ting Lo, Ko-Hsin Chin, Hui-Lin Shr, Fei Philip Gao, Ping-Chiang Lyu, Andrew H.-J. Wang, Shan-Ho Chou
A HIT-like protein from the plant pathogen X. campestris pathovar campestris has been overexpressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized. The crystals diffract to 1.3 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1263–1265. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106047580
PMCID:
PMC2225368
Makoto Akioka, Hiroaki Nakano, Aya Horikiri, Yoshiyuki Tsujimoto, Hiroshi Matsui, Tetsuya Shimizu, Toru Nakatsu, Hiroaki Kato, Kunihiko Watanabe
Preliminary X-ray crystallographic study of a proline-specific aminopepitdase from Aneurinibacillus sp, strain AM-1 was carried out.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1266–1268. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106047543
PMCID:
PMC2225360
Xu Li, Hua Huang, Xiaomin Song, Yanli Wang, Hang Xu, Maikun Teng, Weimin Gong
Preliminary crystallographic studies on 2-dehydro-3-deoxygalactarate aldolase from L. interrogans.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1269–1270. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S174430910604797X
PMCID:
PMC2225365
Edward B. Miller, Brittney Gurda-Whitaker, Lakshmanan Govindasamy, Robert McKenna, Sergei Zolotukhin, Nicholas Muzyczka, Mavis Agbandje-McKenna
Crystals of baculovirus-expressed adeno-associated virus serotype 1 (AAV1) capsids have been grown in the rhombohedral space group R32 (unit-cell parameters a = 254.7 Å, α = 62.3°) and shown to diffract X-rays to at least 2.5 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1271–1274. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106048184
PMCID:
PMC2225374
Satoshi Watanabe, Akiko Kita, Kazuo Kobayashi, Yasuhiro Takahashi, Kunio Miki
The crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of SoxR from E. coli and its complex with DNA are reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1275–1277. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106048482
PMCID:
PMC2225378
Maia De Kerpel, Inge Van Molle, Lea Brys, Lode Wyns, Henri De Greve, Julie Bouckaert
The N-terminal receptor-binding domain of the FedF adhesin from enterotoxigenic E. coli has been crystallized. This required the deletion of its first 14 residues, which are also cleaved off naturally.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1278–1282. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106049281
PMCID:
PMC2225354
Teruya Nakamura, Yuki Kitaguchi, Masayuki Miyazawa, Hiroyuki Kamiya, Sachiko Toma, Shinji Ikemizu, Masahiro Shirakawa, Yusaku Nakabeppu, Yuriko Yamagata
The complexes of human MTH1 with two oxidized nucleotides, 8-oxo-dGMP and 2-oxo-dATP, were crystallized. The crystals diffracted to 1.95 and 2.22 Å resolution, respectively.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1283–1285. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106049529
PMCID:
PMC2225359
Cindy Rosenthal, Uwe Mueller, Santosh Panjikar, Lianli Sun, Martin Ruppert, Yu Zhao, Joachim Stöckigt
Perakine reductase, a novel member of the aldo-keto reductase enzyme superfamily of higher plants, is involved in the biosynthesis of monoterpenoid indole alkaloids in the Indian medicinal plant Rauvolfia serpentina. The enzyme has been crystallized in C-centered orthorhombic space group and diffracts to 2.0 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1286–1289. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S174430910605041X
PMCID:
PMC2225361
E. Bartholomeus Kuettner, Sven Pfeifer, Antje Keim, Thomas Greiner-Stöffele, Norbert Sträter
Two thermostable DNA nucleases from archaea were crystallized in different space groups; the crystals were suitable for X-ray analysis.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1290–1293. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106050548
PMCID:
PMC2225370
Dominique Maes, Marjolaine Crabeel, Cécile Van de Weerdt, Joseph Martial, Eveline Peeters, Daniël Charlier, Klaas Decanniere, Celine Vanhee, Lode Wyns, Ingrid Zegers
A study on the crystallization of ornithine acetyltransferase from yeast, catalysing the fifth step in microbial arginine synthesis, is presented. The use of the counter-diffusion technique removes the disorder present in one dimension in crystals grown by either batch or hanging-drop techniques.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1294–1297. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106050561
PMCID:
PMC2225363
Federico Forneris, Stefano Rovida, Dominic P. H. M. Heuts, Marco W. Fraaije, Andrea Mattevi
Alditol oxidase oxidizes a range of alditols into the corresponding aldoses and is an interesting candidate for biotechnological applications. Crystals of alditol oxidase from S. coelicolor A3(2) were obtained by the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method and diffracted to 1.1 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2006; 62(Pt 12): 1298–1300. Published online Nov 30, 2006. doi: 10.1107/S1744309106051128
PMCID:
PMC2225352
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