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Volume 66(Pt 2);  2010 February 1

Editorial

Edward N. Baker, Zbigniew Dauter, Howard Einspahr, Manfred S. Weiss
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 112. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309110001326
PMCID:
PMC2815674

Structural Communications

Steven B. Larson, John S. Day, Chieugiang Nguyen, Robert Cudney, Alexander McPherson

The crystal structure of bovine pancreatic ribonuclease A in complex with uridine 5′-monophosphate was determined at 1.60 Å resolution. The uridine lies in the pyrimidine-specific binding site of the enzyme, with the phosphate group extended into the solvent without interacting with the protein.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 113–120. Published online 2010 January 26. doi: 10.1107/S174430910905194X
PMCID:
PMC2815675
Jahan Alikhajeh, Khosro Khajeh, Bijan Ranjbar, Hossein Naderi-Manesh, Yi-Hung Lin, Enhung Liu, Hong-Hsiang Guan, Yin-Cheng Hsieh, Phimonphan Chuankhayan, Yen-Chieh Huang, Jeyakanthan Jeyaraman, Ming-Yih Liu, Chun-Jung Chen

The crystal structure of B. amyloliquefaciens α-amylase (BAA) at 1.4 Å resolution revealed ambiguities in the thermal adaptation of homologous proteins in this family.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 121–129. Published online 2010 January 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109051938
PMCID:
PMC2815676
Inger Lin Uttakleiv Raeder, Elin Moe, Nils Peder Willassen, Arne O. Smalås, Ingar Leiros

The crystal structure of uracil-DNA N-glycosylase from Vibrio cholerae has been determined at 1.5 Å, and used for mapping temperature adaptation.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 130–136. Published online 2010 January 26. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052063
PMCID:
PMC2815677
Aaron P. McGrath, Kimberly M. Hilmer, Charles A. Collyer, David M. Dooley, J. Mitchell Guss

The structure of human diamine oxidase has been refined to 2.1 Å resolution in space group C2221.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 137–142. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052130
PMCID:
PMC2815678
Dene R. Littler, John R. Walker, Tara Davis, Leanne E. Wybenga-Groot, Patrick J. Finerty, Jr, Elena Newman, Farell Mackenzie, Sirano Dhe-Paganon

A 1.9 Å resolution crystal structure of the isolated kinase domain from the α2 subunit of human AMPK, the first from a multicellular organism, is presented.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 143–151. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052543
PMCID:
PMC2815679
Arthur Besle, Xavier Brazzolotto, Arnaud Tatibouët, Deimante Cerniauskaite, Estelle Gallienne, Patrick Rollin, Wim P. Burmeister

The crystal structure of an O-sulfated thiohydroximate inhibitor bound to S. alba myrosinase is reported.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 152–155. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052865
PMCID:
PMC2815680

Crystallization Communications

Aribam Swarmistha Devi, Yohsuke Ogawa, Yoshihiro Shimoji, Karthe Ponnuraj

The expression, purification and crystallization of the collagen-binding region of the E. rhusiopathiae surface protein RspB is described. The crystals diffracted to 2.2 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 156–159. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109035581
PMCID:
PMC2815681
Mi-Sun Kim, Dong Hae Shin

In this study, d,d-heptose-1,7-bisphosphate phosphatase has been cloned, expressed, purified and crystallized.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 160–162. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109042614
PMCID:
PMC2815682
Yasuhiro Higashi, Thomas J. Smith, Joseph M. Jez, Toni M. Kutchan

Recombinant P. somniferum salutaridine reductase (SalR) was purified and crystallized with NADPH using the hanging-drop vapor-diffusion method. Crystals of the SalR–NADPH complex diffracted X-rays to a resolution of 1.9 Å.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 163–166. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S174430910904932X
PMCID:
PMC2815683
Abel Garcia-Pino, Yann Sterckx, Guy Vandenbussche, Remy Loris

The antitoxin Phd from the phd/doc operon of bacteriophage P1 was crystallized in two distinct crystal forms.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 167–171. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109051550
PMCID:
PMC2815684
Oluwatoyin A. Asojo, Gaddam N. Goud, Bin Zhan, Katherine Ordonez, Meghan Sedlacek, Kohei Homma, Vehid Deumic, Richi Gupta, Jill Brelsford, Merelyn K. Price, Michelle N. Ngamelue, Peter J. Hotez

The purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of a surface-associated antigen from the major human hookworm N. americanus is presented.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 172–176. Published online 2010 January 27. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109051616
PMCID:
PMC2815685
Christian Linke, Paul G. Young, Hae Joo Kang, Thomas Proft, Edward N. Baker

The minor pilin FctB from S. pyogenes strain 90/306S was expressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized. The hexagonal FctB crystals diffracted to 2.9 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 177–179. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109051951
PMCID:
PMC2815686
Kavyashree Manjunath, Jeyaraman Jeyakanthan, Noriko Nakagawa, Akeo Shinkai, Masato Yoshimura, Seiki Kuramitsu, Shigeyuki Yokoyama, Kanagaraj Sekar

SAICAR synthetase from P. horikoshii OT3 has been cloned, expressed, purified and crystallized.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 180–183. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052026
PMCID:
PMC2815687
Jeyaraman Jeyakanthan, Subbiah Thamotharan, Santosh Panjikar, Yoshiaki Kitamura, Noriko Nakagawa, Akeo Shinkai, Seiki Kuramitsu, Shigeyuki Yokoyama

1,3-Propanediol dehydrogenase (Aq_1145) from A. aeolicus VF5 has been overexpressed, purified and crystallized. The crystals diffracted to 2.4 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 184–186. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052403
PMCID:
PMC2815688
Dirk Hasse, Martin Hagemann, Inger Andersson, Hermann Bauwe

Recombinant glycine decarboxylase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 was expressed in E. coli and purified to homogeneity. Crystals were obtained that diffracted to 2.1 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 187–191. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052828
PMCID:
PMC2815689
Yook-Wah Choi, Sujit Dutta, Burtram C. Fielding, Yee-Joo Tan

The production and crystallization of the human DEAD box polypeptide 5 are reported. A 2.7 Å native diffraction data set has been obtained.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 192–194. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052956
PMCID:
PMC2815690
Hsiao-Hsin Chen, Cuei-Wen Chen, Yu-Yung Chang, Tang-Long Shen, Chun-Hua Hsu

Crystals of the Grb2 SH2 domain in complex with a phosphotyrosyl peptide corresponding to residues 921–930 of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) have been obtained using the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion technique. Data have been collected to 2.49 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 195–197. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109053184
PMCID:
PMC2815691
Sun Hee Park, Shunfu Piao, Hyun-Mi Kwon, Eun-Hye Kim, Bok Luel Lee, Nam-Chul Ha

In this study, the mature form of SPN48 was overexpressed in Escherichia coli and purified. The purified SPN48 protein was crystallized using 14% polyethylene glycol 8000 and 0.1 M 2-(N-morpho­lino)ethanesulfonic acid pH 6.0 as the precipitant. The crystals diffracted X-rays to 2.1 Å resolution and were suitable for structure determination.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 198–200. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109053147
PMCID:
PMC2815692
Zhu-Bing Shi, Hong-Hua Ge, Ping Zhao, Min Zhang

VSP1 from Arabidopsis thaliana was expressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized. X-ray diffraction data were collected to 1.9 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 201–203. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109053688
PMCID:
PMC2815693
Susmita Khamrui, Amitabh Ranjan, Bibhusita Pani, Ranjan Sen, Udayaditya Sen

Psu, a unique 21 kDa protein from bacteriophage P4, is a non-essential capsid-decoration protein that inhibits Rho-dependent termination specifically and efficiently both in vivo and in vitro. Psu has been crystallized using PEG as precipitant and the crystals diffracted to 2.3 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 204–206. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109053846
PMCID:
PMC2815694
Michael Koch, Marie-Laure Diebold, Jean Cavarelli, Christophe Romier

E. cuniculi Iws1, which acts in eukaryotic transcription and mRNA processing and export, has been crystallized and data have been collected to 2.5 Å resolution.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 207–210. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109052749
PMCID:
PMC2815695
Wonchull Kang, Hwa Young Shin, Jin Kuk Yang

The FAF1 UBX domain was crystallized. X-ray diffraction data were collected to 3.00 Å resolution and the crystals belonged to space group F4132.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 211–213. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309110001077
PMCID:
PMC2815696

Addenda and Errata

Chee Seng Hee, Song Gao, Marcia M. Miller, Ronald M. Goto, Andreas Ziegler, Oliver Daumke, Barbara Uchanska-Ziegler

Addendum to Hee et al. [Acta Cryst. (2009), F65, 422–425].

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 February 1; 66(Pt 2): 214. Published online 2010 January 28. doi: 10.1107/S1744309110001089
PMCID:
PMC2815697

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