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Volume 63(Pt 11);  2007 November 1

Protein Structure Communications

Ella Czarina Magat Juan, Md Mominul Hoque, Md Tofazzal Hossain, Tamotsu Yamamoto, Shigeyuki Imamura, Kaoru Suzuki, Takeshi Sekiguchi, Akio Takénaka

The crystal structures of pyruvate oxidase from A. viridans in complex with flavin adenine dinucleotide, thiamine diphosphate and the reaction intermediate 2-acetyl-thiamine diphosphate reveal details of substrate recognition and catalysis.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 900–907. Published online 2007 October 20. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107041012
PMCID:
PMC2339753
Venkatasubramanian Ulaganathan, Mark F. Agacan, Lori Buetow, Lindsay B. Tulloch, William N. Hunter

The structure of S. aureus MenB, an enzyme in the biosynthetic pathway to vitamin K2, has been determined and compared with the enzyme derived from another important pathogen, M. tuberculosis.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 908–913. Published online 2007 October 20. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107047720
PMCID:
PMC2339762
James A. Garnett, Simon Baumberg, Peter G. Stockley, Simon E. V. Phillips

The structure of the winged helix–turn–helix DNA-binding domain of AhrC has been determined at 1.0 Å resolution. The largely hydrophobic β-wing shows high B factors and may mediate the dimer interface in operator complexes.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 914–917. Published online 2007 October 20. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107048166
PMCID:
PMC2339755
James A. Garnett, Simon Baumberg, Peter G. Stockley, Simon E. V. Phillips

The crystal structure of the C-terminal domain hexameric core of AhrC, with bound corepressor (l-arginine), has been solved at 1.95 Å resolution. Binding of l-arginine results in a rotation between the two trimers of the hexamer, leading to the activation of the DNA-binding state.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 918–921. Published online 2007 October 20. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107049391
PMCID:
PMC2339756

Structural Genomics Communications

C. E. Nichols, C. Johnson, H. K. Lamb, M. Lockyer, I. G. Charles, A. R. Hawkins, D. K. Stammers

The X-ray crystal structure of the GTPase YjeQ from S. typhimurium is presented and compared with those of orthologues from T. maritima and B. subtilis.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 922–928. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107048609
PMCID:
PMC2339746

Crystallization Communications

Rozeni Chagas Lima Teles, Gisele Ferreira Esteves, Marcus Aurélio Miranda Araújo, Carlos Bloch, Jr, João Alexandre Ribeiro Gonçalves Barbosa, Sonia Maria de Freitas

Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic studies of Schizolobium parahyba chymotrypsin inhibitor (SPCI) at 1.8 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 929–931. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107045393
PMCID:
PMC2339747
Ali Rohman, Niels van Oosterwijk, Slavko Kralj, Lubbert Dijkhuizen, Bauke W. Dijkstra, Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih

The β-xylosidase was crystallized using PEG 6000 as precipitant. 5% PEG 6000 yielded bipyramid-shaped tetragonal crystals diffracting to 1.55 Å resolution, and 13% PEG 6000 gave rectangular monoclinic crystals diffracting to 1.80 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 932–935. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107046015
PMCID:
PMC2339754
George J. Lu, Craig R. Garen, Maia M. Cherney, Leonid T. Cherney, Cecilia Lee, Michael N. G. James

The C-terminal portion of the arginine repressor protein from M. tuberculosis H37Rv has been crystallized. The complete transcriptional factor regulates arginine biosynthesis by binding operator DNA when arginine is bound at the C-terminal domain.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 936–939. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107046374
PMCID:
PMC2339742
Tomomi Ten-i, Takashi Kumasaka, Wataru Higuchi, Satoru Tanaka, Katsuhiko Yoshimatsu, Taketomo Fujiwara, Takao Sato

The Met244Ala variant of the H. marismortui KatG enzyme was expressed in haloarchaeal host cells and purified to homogeneity. The variant was crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method with ammonium sulfate and NaCl as precipitants. The reddish-brown rod-shaped crystals obtained belong to the monoclinic space group C2, with unit-cell parameters a = 315.24, b = 81.04, c = 74.77 Å,

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Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 940–943. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107046489
PMCID:
PMC2339759
Soo-Young Kwon, Beom Sik Kang, Ghyung-Hwa Kim, Kyung-Jin Kim

PHBH from Corynebacterium glutamicum was crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method in the presence of NaH2PO4 and K2HPO4 as precipitants. X-ray diffraction data were collected to a maximum resolution of 2.5 Å on a synchrotron beamline.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 944–946. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107046386
PMCID:
PMC2339760
Hiroyuki Morita, Shin Kondo, Ryohei Kato, Kiyofumi Wanibuchi, Hiroshi Noguchi, Shigetoshi Sugio, Ikuro Abe, Toshiyuki Kohno

Octaketide synthase from A. arborescens has been overexpressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized. Diffraction data have been collected to 2.6 Å.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 947–949. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107047069
PMCID:
PMC2339743
Mitsuhiro Nishimura, Tatsuya Kaminishi, Masahito Kawazoe, Mikako Shirouzu, Chie Takemoto, Shigeyuki Yokoyama, Akiko Tanaka, Sumio Sugano, Takuya Yoshida, Tadayasu Ohkubo, Yuji Kobayashi

A truncated variant of human ribosomal protien L10 was prepared and crystallized. Diffraction data were collected to 2.5 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 950–952. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107048142
PMCID:
PMC2339757
B. Heras, M. Kurz, R. Jarrott, K. A. Byriel, A. Jones, L. Thöny-Meyer, J. L. Martin

Free-interface diffusion crystallization chips were used to identify crystallization conditions for S. aureus DsbA, representing the first Gram-positive DsbA to be crystallized. Native and selenomethionine-derivative crystals diffracted to 2.1 and 2.4 Å resolution, respectively.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 953–956. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S174430910704821X
PMCID:
PMC2339758
Someswar Rao Sagurthi, Rashmi Rekha Panigrahi, Giri Gowda, H. S. Savithri, M. R. N. Murthy

The cloning, purification and crystallization of YnaF from S. typhimurium are reported along with preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 957–960. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107048610
PMCID:
PMC2339741
Brett A. Cromer, Michael A. Gorman, Guido Hansen, Julian J. Adams, Marjorie Coggan, Philip G. Board, Michael W. Parker

Chloride intracellular channel 2 (CLIC2) belongs to a family of intracellular chloride-channel proteins that can exist in a soluble form. The expression, purification and crystallization in two different crystal forms of human CLIC2 is reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 961–963. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107049159
PMCID:
PMC2339751
Noboru Nakano, Thirumananseri Kumarevel, Emiko Matsunaga, Akeo Shinkai, Seiki Kuramitsu, Shigeyuki Yokoyama

A putative member of the Lrp/AsnC family of transcriptional regulators, ST1022 from S. tokodaii strain 7, has been purified and crystallized in the absence and presence of the effector l-glutamine. A molecular-replacement solution was found using the FL11 transcriptional regulator from Pyrococcus sp. OT3 as a model and structural refinement is under way.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 964–966. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107049962
PMCID:
PMC2339745
Stacy A. Scott, Ken Scott, Helen Blanchard

Human galectin-1 has been cloned, expressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized in the presence of both lactose (ligand) and β-mercaptoethanol under six different conditions. The X-ray diffraction data obtained have enabled the assignment of unit-cell parameters for two novel crystal forms of human galectin-1.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 967–971. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107050142
PMCID:
PMC2339748
David B. Neau, Nathaniel C. Gilbert, Sue G. Bartlett, Adam Dassey, Marcia E. Newcomer

Protein engineering dramatically enhances the quality of crystals of a Ca2+-dependent membrane-binding protein.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 972–975. Published online 2007 October 24. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107050993
PMCID:
PMC2339740
Feng Guo, Tengchuan Jin, Andrew Howard, Yu-Zhu Zhang

The crystallization of the brazil nut allergen Ber e 2 is reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 976–979. Published online 2007 October 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107051445
PMCID:
PMC2339761
Laura M. van Staalduinen, Anupam Bhattacharya, Katherine Groom, David L. Zechel, Zongchao Jia

The flavin-dependent monooxygenase RebC has been crystallized by the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method and initial X-ray diffraction analysis has been completed.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 980–982. Published online 2007 October 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107051640
PMCID:
PMC2339749
Tomomi Fujii, Tadao Oikawa, Ikuo Muraoka, Kenji Soda, Yasuo Hata

A psychrophilic malate dehydrogenase from the novel Antarctic bacterium F. frigidimaris KUC-1 was crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method. The crystals contained one tetrameric molecule per asymmetric unit. The best crystal diffracted to 1.8 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 983–986. Published online 2007 October 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107051524
PMCID:
PMC2339744
Juan Pablo Reyes-Grajeda, Liliana Marín-García, Vivian Stojanoff, Abel Moreno

The purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction data of the protein struthiocalcin 1 isolated from ostrich eggshell are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 987–989. Published online 2007 October 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107052256
PMCID:
PMC2339752
Eduardo Kiyota, Sylvia Morais de Sousa, Marcelo Leite dos Santos, Aline da Costa Lima, Marcelo Menossi, José Andrés Yunes, Ricardo Aparicio

Preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of apo maize aldose reductase at 2.0 Å resolution are reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 November 1; 63(Pt 11): 990–992. Published online 2007 October 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107052670
PMCID:
PMC2339750

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