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Volume 65(Pt 6);  June 1, 2009
Structural Communications
Yoshihiro Yamaguchi, Genta Sato, Yuriko Yamagata, Yohei Doi, Jun-ichi Wachino, Yoshichika Arakawa, Koki Matsuda, Hiromasa Kurosaki
The structure of AmpC β-lactamase (AmpCD) from E. coli with a tripeptide deletion (Gly286-Ser287-Asp288) is reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 540–543. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109014249
PMCID:
PMC2688406
Do Jin Kim, Olesya Kim, Hyeon-Woo Kim, Hyoun Sook Kim, Sang Jae Lee, Se Won Suh
The crystal structure of an ATP-dependent DNA ligase from A. fulgidus has been determined. It resembles, but shows some variations from, the closed conformation of DNA ligase from P. furiosus.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 544–550. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017485
PMCID:
PMC2688407
Vimal Parkash, Adrian Goldman
The second crystal structure of the GDNF-GFRα1 complex provides further evidence that GFL signalling through RET is determined by the bend angle in the GFL.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 551–558. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017722
PMCID:
PMC2688408
Crystallization Communications
Masatomo Makino, Shinpei Kondo, Tomonori Kaneko, Seiki Baba, Kunio Hirata, Takashi Kumasaka
The PAS domain of RsbP, a stress-response protein from B. subtilis, was crystallized using the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method. The crystals belonged to space group P21 and diffraction data were collected to a resolution of 1.6 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 559–561. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109014158
PMCID:
PMC2688409
Keiko Kubota, Koji Nagata, Ken-ichi Miyazono, Hirohide Toyama, Kazunobu Matsushita, Masaru Tanokura
NADPH-dependent l-sorbose reductase from G. frateurii (SR) was expressed, purified and crystallized with l-sorbose or NADPH using the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method. Crystals of the SR–l-sorbose complex and SR–NADPH complex diffracted X-rays to 2.38 and 1.90 Å resolution, respectively.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 562–564. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109014687
PMCID:
PMC2688410
Satoru Shimizu, Masanori Ohki, Nami Okubo, Kaoru Suzuki, Masaru Tsunoda, Takeshi Sekiguchi, Akio Takénaka
RNA 3′-terminal phosphate cyclase from the crenarchaeon S. tokodaii has been overexpressed and purified. The apo form, its selenomethionine derivative and their complexes with ATP under different conditions have been crystallized. The structure of the selenomethionine-labelled form has been successfully solved by the Se-MAD method.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 565–570. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109014663
PMCID:
PMC2688411
Yasunori Watanabe, Nobuo N. Noda, Kazuya Honbou, Kuninori Suzuki, Yasuyoshi Sakai, Yoshinori Ohsumi, Fuyuhiko Inagaki
Vacuolar α-mannosidase, a cargo protein of the cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting pathway, has been expressed, purified and crystallized.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 571–573. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015826
PMCID:
PMC2688412
Lin Wang, Haipeng Wang, Jianbin Ruan, Changlin Tian, Baolin Sun, Jianye Zang
The ribokinase Sa239 from S. aureus has been overexpressed in E. coli, purified and crystallized. Diffraction data were collected to 2.9 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 574–576. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109014833
PMCID:
PMC2688413
Marc Bailly, Mickael Blaise, Bernard Lorber, Soren Thirup, Daniel Kern
The isolation, crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic data of the transamidosome from T. thermophilus, a ribonucleoprotein particle that provides the translational machinery with Asn-tRNAAsn, are reported.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 577–581. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015000
PMCID:
PMC2688414
Marta Toth, Sergei B. Vakulenko, Clyde A. Smith
Oih-1, a β-lactamase enzyme isolated from the deep-sea bacterium O. iheyensis, has been crystallized and a complete X-ray diffraction data set has been collected to 1.65 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 582–585. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015759
PMCID:
PMC2688415
Pengfei Fang, Jing Wang, Xu Li, Min Guo, Li Xing, Xu Cao, Yi Zhu, Yan Gao, Liwen Niu, Maikun Teng
Full-length E. coli RNase G was overexpressed, purified and crystallized. Diffraction data were collected to a resolution of 3.4 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 586–588. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015802
PMCID:
PMC2688416
Ao Cheng, Jeffrey A. Speir, Y. Adam Yuan, John E. Johnson, Sek-Man Wong
Hibiscus chlorotic ringspot virus is a positive-sense monopartite single-stranded RNA virus that belongs to the Carmovirus genus of the Tombusviridae family. Authentic virus harvested from infected host kenaf leaves was purified and virus crystals were grown in multiple conditions. One of the crystals diffracted to 3.2 Å resolution and allowed the collection of a partial data set.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 589–593. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015760
PMCID:
PMC2688417
Hubert Mayerhofer, Gabriele Schramm, Georgios N. Hatzopoulos, Christoph Mueller-Dieckmann, Helmut Haas, Jochen Mueller-Dieckmann
Interleukin-4-inducing principle from S. mansoni eggs (IPSE/alpha-1) was cloned, purified and crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method at 293 K. X-ray diffraction data were collected to 1.66 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 594–596. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015899
PMCID:
PMC2688418
Thomas S. Walter, Changzhen Liu, Peng Huang, Shiqian Zhang, Lucy R. Wedderburn, Bin Gao, Raymond J. Owens, David I. Stuart, Peifu Tang, Jingshan Ren
Mouse RANKL and its receptor RANK have been cloned, expressed and purified. Crystals of RANK alone and in complex with RANKL have been obtained from which diffraction data have been collected to 2.0 and 2.8 Å resolution, respectively.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 597–600. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109015735
PMCID:
PMC2688419
A. A. Lashkov, A. G. Gabdoulkhakov, A. A. Shtil, A. M. Mikhailov
Uridine phosphorylase from S. typhimurium was expressed and purified and cocrystallized with the drug 5-fluorouracil. The crystals diffracted X-rays to 2.2 Å resolution using synchrotron radiation.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 601–603. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016133
PMCID:
PMC2688420
Alessia Ruggiero, Maria Angela Lanzotti, Maria Rosaria Ruocco, Pasquale Grimaldi, Daniela Marasco, Paolo Arcari, Mariorosario Masullo, Adriana Zagari, Luigi Vitagliano
Two thioredoxins (SsTrxA2 and SsTrxA1) isolated from S. solfataricus have been crystallized. Diffraction data have been collected from SsTrxA2 and SsTrxA1 to 1.83 and 1.90 Å resolution, respectively. The structures of both enzymes have been solved by molecular replacement.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 604–607. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016200
PMCID:
PMC2688421
Li Zhao, Nham T. Nguyen, Rachel C. Fernandez, Michael E. P. Murphy
A secreted bacterial protein from a human pathogen that mediates serum resistance and adherence was overexpressed, purified, refolded and crystallized. Preliminary X-ray diffraction data are presented.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 608–611. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S174430910901642X
PMCID:
PMC2688422
Hye Jeong Shin, Mirim Yun, Ju-Yeon Song, Hyun Jeong Kim, Yong-Seok Heo
The ParE subunit of topoisomerase IV from X. oryzae pv. oryzae was expressed, purified and crystallized. Diffraction data were collected to a resolution of 2.15 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 612–614. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016649
PMCID:
PMC2688423
Xiaomin Qian, Jianxun Qi, Fuliang Chu, Jun Liu, Qing Li, Jinghua Yan
Crystals of the V domain of human nectin-2 diffracted to 1.85 Å resolution and were monoclinic, belonging to space group P21, with unit-cell parameters a = 52.3, b = 43.9, c = 56.1 Å, β = 118.2°.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 615–617. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016571
PMCID:
PMC2688424
Henrik Ingvarsson, T. Alwyn Jones, Torsten Unge
The expression, purification and crystallization of methionyl-tRNA synthetase from Mycobacterium smegmatis. The crystals diffracted to 2.1 Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 618–620. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016704
PMCID:
PMC2688425
Lili Liu, Christopher O’Grady, Sean A. Dalrymple, Lata Prasad, Oleg Y. Dmitriev, Louis T. J. Delbaere
The modified N-domain of the Wilson disease protein has been crystallized both in its native form and as a selenomethionine derivative. X-ray diffraction data were collected from the native crystal to 1.7 Å resolution, while the selenomethionine derivative diffracted to 2.7 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 621–624. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017023
PMCID:
PMC2688426
Noelia Roman, Brenda Kirkby, Mary Marfori, Bostjan Kobe, Jade K. Forwood
Conditions are reported for the crystallization of the flexible nuclear import receptor importin-β. Preliminary X-ray diffraction data indicate that the structure can be solved using molecular replacement.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 625–628. Published online May 22, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109016820
PMCID:
PMC2688427
Jason Jens, Kannan Raghunathan, Frank Vago, Dennis Arvidson
Recombinant V. cholerae EpsG has been expressed, purified and crystallized. The crystals diffracted to 2.26 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 629–631. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017163
PMCID:
PMC2688428
Zui Fujimoto, Hitomi Ichinose, Koichi Harazono, Mariko Honda, Atsuko Uzura, Satoshi Kaneko
β-l-Arabinopyranosidase from S. avermitilis NBRC14893 was crystallized by the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method. The crystals diffracted to 1.6 Å resolution and belonged to space group P212121.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 632–634. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017230
PMCID:
PMC2688429
Sanjit Kumar, Nagendra Singh, Mau Sinha, Punit Kaur, A. Srinivasan, Sujata Sharma, T. P. Singh
A novel 15 kDa antifungal protein amaryllin has been crystallized using 30% PEG 8000 as the precipitating agent. The crystals belong to orthorhombic space group I or I212121 with cell dimensions, a = 48.6, b = 61.9 and c = 79.6–Å.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 635–637. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S174430910901745X
PMCID:
PMC2688430
Jarmila Dušková, Jan Dohnálek, Tereza Skálová, Lars Henrik Østergaard, Claus Crone Fuglsang, Petr Kolenko, Andrea Štěpánková, Jindřich Hašek
Industrially used carbohydrate oxidase was successfully crystallized in several forms, diffraction data suitable for structural analysis were collected.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 638–640. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017643
PMCID:
PMC2688431
Camila Ramos dos Santos, Melissa Regina Fessel, Leandro de Carvalho Vieira, Marco Aurélio Krieger, Samuel Goldenberg, Beatriz Gomes Guimarães, Nilson Ivo Tonin Zanchin, João Alexandre Ribeiro Gonçalves Barbosa
The gene coding for Q4DV70 has been cloned and the protein overexpressed in Escherichia coli with an N-­terminal His tag. Purification of Q4DV70 was carried out by affinity and size-exclusion chromatography and the His tag was removed by TEV protease digestion. Crystals of Q4DV70 were grown using the sitting-drop vapour-diffusion method.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 641–644. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017734
PMCID:
PMC2688432
Daijiro Takeshita, Michihiko Kataoka, Takuya Miyakawa, Ken-ichi Miyazono, Atsuko Uzura, Koji Nagata, Sakayu Shimizu, Masaru Tanokura
The NADPH-dependent 3-quinuclidinone reductase from Rhodotorula rubra was expressed, purified, and crystallized and X-ray diffraction data of this crystal were collected to 2.2 Å resolution.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 645–647. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109017588
PMCID:
PMC2688433
Hyunjin Moon, Jungwoo Choe
RIG-I is important in recognizing viral RNA and stimulating the immune system. Human RIG-I protein was crystallized in complex with 18-mer double-stranded RNA to study the recognition mechanism.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 648–650. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109018405
PMCID:
PMC2688434
Yi Wang, Yong-Xing He, Jiang Yu, Cong-Zhao Zhou
Grx5 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a monothiol glutaredoxin that is involved in iron–sulfur cluster biogenesis. Here, yeast Grx5 was cloned and overproduced in Escherichia coli and the purified protein was crystallized using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Jun 1, 2009; 65(Pt 6): 651–653. Published online May 23, 2009. doi: 10.1107/S1744309109018417
PMCID:
PMC2688435
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