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Volume 64(Pt 12);  December 1, 2008
Editorial
Howard Einspahr, Manfred S. Weiss
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1091. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108039791
PMCID:
PMC2593705
Protein Structure Communications
Sean R. A. Devenish, Juliet A. Gerrard, Geoffrey B. Jameson, Renwick C. J. Dobson
The structure of E. coli dihydrodipicolinate synthase cocrystallized with oxaloacetic acid has been solved at a resolution of 2.0 Å. The structure was found to contain a pyruvate molecule bound at the active site rather than oxaloacetate.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1092–1095. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108033654
PMCID:
PMC2593713
Robert Schnell, Daniel Ågren, Gunter Schneider
The crystal structure of the signal receiver domain of NarL from M. tuberculosis, a putative nitrate response regulator involved in the regulation of anaerobic metabolism, has been determined to 1.9 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1096–1100. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108035203
PMCID:
PMC2593691
Mark A. Stead, Gareth O. Rosbrook, Jonathan M. Hadden, Chi H. Trinh, Stephen B. Carr, Stephanie C. Wright
The crystal structure of the wild-type BCL6 POZ domain confirms the structure of previously reported mutant proteins and will have relevance for the design of therapeutics that target BCL6 POZ-domain function.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1101–1104. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036063
PMCID:
PMC2593701
Pascale Pirrat, Mark A. Smith, Arwen R. Pearson, Michael J. McPherson, Simon E. V. Phillips
The structure of a xenon derivative of E. coli copper amine oxidase confirms the pathway of oxygen entry to the buried active site proposed for this class of enzymes.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1105–1109. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036373
PMCID:
PMC2593700
Chi H. Trinh, Thérèse Hunter, Emma E. Stewart, Simon E. V. Phillips, Gary J. Hunter
Two manganese superoxide dismutase enzymes isolated from the eukaryote C. elegans have been characterized and their structures determined. The closely related structures reveal a striking similarity to manganese superoxide dismutase found in humans.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1110–1114. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108037056
PMCID:
PMC2593702
Crystallization Communications
Thanh Thi Ngoc Doan, Jin-Kwang Kim, Hyesoon Kim, Yeh-Jin Ahn, Jeong-Gu Kim, Byoung-Moo Lee, Lin-Woo Kang
Xoo0352, which encodes d-alanine-d-alanine ligase A (DdlA), from X. oryzae pv. oryzae was cloned, purified and crystallized. Preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of DdlA crystals was performed.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1115–1117. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108028820
PMCID:
PMC2593706
Chia-Cheng Chou, Ming-Hon Hou
Crystals of phospholipase A1 from hornet (V. basalis) venom were obtained that diffracted X-rays to a resolution of at least 2.5 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1118–1120. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108030182
PMCID:
PMC2593704
Petra Gest, Devinder Kaur, Ha T. Pham, Mark van der Woerd, Emily Hansen, Patrick J. Brennan, Mary Jackson, Marcelo E. Guerin
Glucosyl-3-phosphoglycerate synthase (GpgS) is a key enzyme that catalyses the first glucosylation step in methylglucose lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis in Mycobacterium spp. Here, the crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of GpgS from M. tuberculosis and of its complex with UDP are reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1121–1124. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108032892
PMCID:
PMC2593697
Masashi Mima, Chika Kawai, Kumsun Paku, Koji Tomoo, Toshimasa Ishida, Shigeru Sugiyama, Hiroyoshi Matsumura, Tomoya Kitatani, Hiroshi Y. Yoshikawa, Syou Maki, Hiroaki Adachi, Kazufumi Takano, Satoshi Murakami, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Yusuke Mori, Satomi Kita, Takahiro Iwamoto
The plasma-membrane Na+/Ca2+ exchanger (NCX) regulates intracellular Ca2+ levels in cardiac myocytes. Two Ca2+-binding domains (CBD1 and CBD2) exist in the large cytosolic loop of NCX. Recombinant CBD1 (NCX1 372–508) with a molecular weight of 16 kDa has been crystallized by the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method at 293 K.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1125–1127. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108032934
PMCID:
PMC2593703
Phuong-Thuy Ho Ngo, Sampath Natarajan, Hyesoon Kim, Huynh Kim Hung, Jeong-Gu Kim, Byoung-Moo Lee, Yeh-Jin Ahn, Lin-Woo Kang
Bacterial blight is a destructive disease of rice that is caused by X. oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo). Dehydroquinate synthase, which is the second enzyme of the shikimate pathway, was cloned from Xoo1243 (aroB), purified and crystallized in order to elucidate its three-dimensional structure.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1128–1131. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108033575
PMCID:
PMC2593707
Eun Hyuk Jang, Hyun Park, Ae Kyung Park, Jin Ho Moon, Young Min Chi, In Young Ahn
Monoclinic crystals of the ρ-class glutathione S-transferase from L. elliptica were obtained in both glutathione- and CDNB-complexed forms.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1132–1134. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108034003
PMCID:
PMC2593695
Sergio Martínez-Rodríguez, Abel García-Pino, Francisco Javier Las Heras-Vázquez, Josefa María Clemente-Jiménez, Felipe Rodríguez-Vico, Remy Loris, Juan Ma. García-Ruiz, Jose Antonio Gavira
The cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of an l-N-carbamoylase from G. stearothermophilus are described.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1135–1138. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108034830
PMCID:
PMC2593709
Georgios N. Hatzopoulos, Georgia Kefala, Jochen Mueller-Dieckmann
Isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 from M. tuberculosis was cloned, expressed, purified and crystallized. A complete data set has been collected to 3.25 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1139–1142. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108035343
PMCID:
PMC2593698
Jae-Wook Jung, Sampath Natarajan, Hyesoon Kim, Yeh-Jin Ahn, Seunghwan Kim, Jeong-Gu Kim, Byoung-Moo Lee, Lin-Woo Kang
Bacterial blight is the most destructive bacterial disease of rice and is caused by X. oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo). Xoo0880 (FabD), a malonyl-CoA–acyl carrier protein transacylase, from Xoo was cloned, purified and crystallized.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1143–1145. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108035331
PMCID:
PMC2593694
Asako Kounosu, Toshio Iwasaki, Seiki Baba, Yoko Hayashi-Iwasaki, Tairo Oshima, Takashi Kumasaka
A thermophilic bacterial homologue of mitoNEET (a mammalian mitochondrial outer membrane protein) from T. thermophilus HB8 (open reading frame TTHA0026; Tth-NEET0026) has been identified as a water-soluble prototypal [2Fe–2S] protein and crystallized. The bipyramidal crystals of the recombinant Tth-NEET0026 diffracted to 1.80 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1146–1148. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108035975
PMCID:
PMC2593688
Ozgur Cakici, Michal Sikorski, Tomasz Stepkowski, Grzegorz Bujacz, Mariusz Jaskolski
The NodS N-methyltransferase, an enzyme participating in the biosynthesis of the bacterial nodulation (Nod) factor necessary to establish symbiotic nitrogen fixation with a legume plant host, has been crystallized in the apo form as well as in complex with SAH. SAH is a byproduct of SAM degradation during the SAM-dependent methylation reaction.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1149–1152. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S174430910803604X
PMCID:
PMC2593714
Solange Moréra, Virginie Gueguen-Chaignon, Aurélie Raffoux, Denis Faure
A 1.35 Å resolution data set was collected from a crystal of the periplasmic GABA receptor Atu2422 from A. tumefaciens. Atu2422 adopts a closed Venus flytrap conformation.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1153–1155. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036555
PMCID:
PMC2593690
Mercedes Spínola-Amilibia, José Rivera, Jerónimo Bravo
Crystals of human breast cancer metastasis Suppressor 1 N-terminal coiled-coil have been obtained and diffracted to 2.0 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1156–1158. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036518
PMCID:
PMC2593693
Maxime Thauvin, Catherine Robin-Jagerschmidt, François Nique, Patrick Mollat, Damien Fleury, Thierry Prangé
The human androgen receptor ligand-binding domain has been crystallized as a ternary complex with a coactivator-like undecapeptide and two different synthetic ligands.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1159–1162. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036683
PMCID:
PMC2593712
Kerstin Steiner, Anna Wojciechowska, Christina Schäffer, James H. Naismith
The transfer of sugars is an important process in both biology and biotechnology; the first crystallization of a rhamnosyltransferase is reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1163–1165. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036762
PMCID:
PMC2593710
Amit Priyadarshi, Ki Hyun Nam, Eunice EunKyeong Kim, Kwang Yeon Hwang
In this study, the TrmE protein from the pathogenic bacterium S. aureus was overexpressed and crystallized (space group I23, unit-cell parameters a = b = c = 229.47 Å, α = β = γ = 90°). Diffraction data were collected to 2.9 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1166–1168. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036579
PMCID:
PMC2593692
Han-Woo Kim, Koshiki Mino, Kazuhiko Ishikawa
Hyperthermostable P. horikoshii endoglucanase was produced as a truncated form that maintained enzymatic properties; it was crystallized and its crystals diffracted to 1.78 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1169–1171. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036919
PMCID:
PMC2593689
Tatsuro Shimamura, Shunsuke Yajima, Shun’ichi Suzuki, Nicholas G. Rutherford, John O’Reilly, Peter J. F. Henderson, So Iwata
Mhp1, a hydantoin transporter from M. liquefaciens, was purified and crystallized. Diffraction data were collected to 2.85 Å resolution; the crystal belonged to the orthorhombic space group P212121.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1172–1174. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036920
PMCID:
PMC2593711
Fionna E. Loughlin, Mihwa Lee, J. Mitchell Guss, Joel P. Mackay
The second RanBP2-type zinc finger from ZRANB2 has been crystallized in complex with a single-stranded RNA target sequence.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1175–1177. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108036993
PMCID:
PMC2593708
Borries Luberacki, Michael Weyand, Ulrich Seitz, Wolfgang Koch, Claudia Oecking, Christian Ottmann
The first crystallographic study of a member of the NLP (Nep1-like protein) toxin and elicitor protein family is reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1178–1180. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108037640
PMCID:
PMC2593687
Yian Liang Lee, TienHsiung Thomas Li
Phosphoglucose isomerase from B. subtilis has been purified and crystallized. The diffraction quality of the crystal was improved by using a flash-annealing technique and 1.9 Å resolution in-house X-ray data were collected.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1181–1183. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108037718
PMCID:
PMC2593699
Calista Keow Leng Ng, Paaventhan Palasingam, Rajakannan Venkatachalam, Nithya Baburajendran, Jason Cheng, Ralf Jauch, Prasanna R. Kolatkar
Crystals of the Sox17 HMG domain bound to LAMA1 enhancer DNA-element crystals that diffracted to 2.75 Å resolution were obtained.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Dec 1, 2008; 64(Pt 12): 1184–1187. Published online Nov 28, 2008. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108038724
PMCID:
PMC2593696
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