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as at 22 September 2014

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19 September 2014

Sulphonylurea receptors regulate the channel pore in ATP-sensitive potassium channels via an inter-subunit salt bridge
David Lodwick, Richard D Rainbow, Hussein N Rubaiy, Mohammed Al Johi, Geerten W Vuister and Robert I Norman


Cytochrome P450 System Proteins Reside in Different Regions of the Endoplasmic Reticulum
Ji Won Park, James Robert Reed, Lauren M Brignac-Huber and Wayne L. Backes


16 September 2014

Unlocked nucleic acids: implications of increased conformational flexibility for RNA/DNA triplex formation
Weronika Kotkowiak, Michał Kotkowiak, Ryszard Kierzek and Anna Pasternak


15 September 2014

Hepatic serum- and glucocorticoid-induced protein kinase 1 (SGK1) regulates insulin sensitivity in mice via ERK1/2
Hao Liu, Junjie Yu, Tingting Xia, Yuzhong Xiao, Qian Zhang, Bin Liu, Yajie Guo, Jiali Deng, Yalan Deng, Shanghai Chen, Aniko Naray Fejes-Toth, Geza Fejes-Toth and Feifan Guo


Targeting metallo-carbapenemases via modulation of electronic properties of cephalosporins
Hao Yang, Heather Young, Sophia Yu, Larry Sutton and Michael W. Crowder


Arp2/3 complex regulates adipogenesis by controlling cortical actin remodeling
Wulin Yang, Shermaine Thein, Chun-Yan Lim, Russell E Ericksen, Shigeki Sugii, Feng Xu, Robert C. Robinson, Jae Bum Kim and Weiping Han


A novel fluorescent sensor protein for detecting changes in airway surface liquid glucose concentration
Nordine Helassa, James P Garnett, Matthew Farrant, Faaizah Khan, John C Pickup, Klaus M Hahn, Christopher J MacNevin, Robert Tarran and Deborah L Baines


9 September 2014

Molecular Inscription of Environmental Information into Protein Suprastructures: Temperature Effects on Unit-Assembly of α-Synuclein Oligomers into Polymorphic Amyloid Fibrils
Ghibom Bhak, Junghee Lee, Tae-Hwan Kim, Soonkoo Lee, Daekyun Lee and Seung R Paik


5 September 2014

MEKK2 regulates paxillin ubiquitylation and localization in MDA-MB 231 breast cancer cells
Magdalene Ameka, Michael P. Kahle, Mathew Perez-Neut, Saverio Gentile, Ahmed A. Mirza and Bruce D Cuevas


Doc2b Serves as a Scaffolding Platform for Concurrent Binding of Multiple Munc18 Isoforms in Pancreatic Islet Beta Cells
Latha Ramalingam, Jingping Lu, Andy Hudmon and Debbie C. Thurmond


4 September 2014

The Crystal Structure of the RhoA : AKAP-Lbc DH-PH Domain Complex
Kamal R Abdul Azeez, Stefan Knapp, João M. P. Fernandes, Enno Klussmann and Jonathan M Elkins


3 September 2014

Nucleotide binding triggers a conformational change of the CBS module of the magnesium transporter CNNM2 from a twisted towards a flat structure
María Ángeles Corral-Rodríguez, Marchel Stuiver, Guillermo Abascal-Palacios, Tammo Diercks, Iker Oyenarte, June Ereño-Orbea, Alain Ibáñez De Opakua, Francisco J Blanco, José Antonio Encinar, Vojtech Spiwok, Hiroyuki Terashima, Alessio Accardi, Dominik Müller and Luis Alfonso Martinez-Cruz


The Structure of the SlrP-hTrx1 Complex Sheds Light on the Autoinhibition Mechanism of the Type III Secretion System Effectors of the NEL Family
Samira Zouhir, Joaquin Bernal-Bayard, Mar Cordero-Alba, Elena Cardenal-Muñoz, Beatriz Guimaraes, Noureddine Lazar, Francisco Ramos-Morales and Sylvie Nessler


[NiFe]-hydrogenase maturation in vitro: analysis of the roles of the HybG and HypD accessory proteins
Basem Soboh, Ute Lindenstrauss, Claudia Granich, Mahwish Javed, Martin Herzberg, Claudia Thomas and Sven T. Stripp


2 September 2014

The antimicrobial peptide LL-37 facilitates the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps
Ariane Neumann, Evelien T.M. Berends, Andreas Nerlich, E. Margo Molhoek, Richard L. Gallo, Timo Meerloo, Victor Nizet, Hassan Y Naim and Maren von Köckritz-Blickwede


1 September 2014

Accelerated Publication
Characterisation of VPS34-IN1, a selective inhibitor of Vps34 reveals that the phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate binding SGK3 protein kinase is a downstream target of Class III PI-3 kinase
Ruzica Bago, Nazma Malik, Michael J Munson, Alan Prescott, Paul Davies, Eeva M Sommer, Natalia Shpiro, Richard Ward, Darren Cross, Ian G Ganley and Dario R Alessi


Molecular and structural transmembrane determinants critical for embedding claudin-5 into tight junctions reveal distinct four-helix bundle arrangement
Jan Rossa, Jonas Protze, Christian Kern, Anna Piontek, Dorothee Günzel, Gerd Krause and Joerg Piontek


28 August 2014

Red fluorescent genetically encoded Ca2+ indicators for use in mitochondria and endoplasmic reticulum
Jiahui Wu, David Lawrence Prole, Yi Shen, Zhihong Lin, Aswini Gnanasekaran, Yingjie Liu, Lidong Chen, Hang Zhou, S.R. Wayne Chen, Yuriy M Usachev, Colin W. Taylor and Robert E Campbell


Proton-associated sucrose transport of mammalian solute carrier family 45: an analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Rabea Bartölke, Jürgen J Heinisch, Helmut Wieczorek and Olga Vitavska


27 August 2014

SIRT3 interactions with FOXO3 acetylation, phosphorylation and ubiquitinylation mediate endothelial cell responses to hypoxia
Anne H.-H. Tseng, Li-Hong Wu, Shyan-Shu Shieh and Danny Ling Wang


Testosterone increases renal anti-aging klotho gene expression via the androgen receptor-mediated pathway
Shih-che Hsu, Shih-Ming Huang, Shih-Hua Lin, Shuk-Man Ka, Ann Chen, Meng-Fu Shih and Yu-Juei Hsu


22 August 2014

MondoA Deficiency Enhances Sprint Performance in Mice
Minako Imamura, Benny Chang, Motoyuki Kohjima, Ming Li, Byounghoon Hwang, Heinrich Taegtmeyer, Robert A Harris and Lawrence Chan


21 August 2014

Specific aromatic foldamers potently inhibit spontaneous and seeded Aβ42 and Aβ43 fibril assembly.
Katelyn M Seither, Heather A McMahon, Nikita Singh, Hejia Wang, Mimi Cushman-Nick, Geronda L Montalvo, William F DeGrado and James Shorter


20 August 2014

CYP-13A12 of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is a PUFA-epoxygenase involved in behavioural response to reoxygenation
Julia Keller, Alexandra Ellieva, Dengke K. Ma, Jingjuan Ju, Erik Nehk, Anne Konkel, John R. Falck, Wolf-Hagen Schunck and Ralph Menzel


19 August 2014

Crystal structure of the mouse interleukin-3 β-receptor: insights into interleukin‑3 binding and receptor activation
Paul D Carr, Cameron L Ewens, Jin Dai, David L Ollis, James M Murphy, Colin J Jackson and Ian G Young


18 August 2014

* TRPC1 contributes to the Ca2+-dependent regulation of adenylyl cyclases
Debbie Willoughby, Hwei Ling Ong, Lorena Brito de Souza, Sebastian Wachten, Indu S. Ambudkar and Dermot M.F. Cooper


14 August 2014

A new tumor suppression mechanism by p27Kip1: EGFR down-regulation mediated by JNK/c-Jun pathway inhibition
Yong Fang, Yihong Wang, Yulei Wang, Yan Meng, Junlan Zhu, Honglei Jin, Jingxia Li, Dongyun Zhang, Yonghui Yu, Xue-Ru Wu and Chuanshu Huang


Investigating the contribution of the active site environment to the slow reaction of hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase domain 2 with oxygen
Hanna Tarhonskaya, Rasheduzzaman Chowdhury, Ivanhoe K. H. Leung, Nikita D. Loik, James S. O. McCullagh, Tim D.W. Claridge, Christopher J. Schofield and Emily Flashman


7 August 2014

A new calmodulin binding motif for inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate 3-kinase regulation
Elsa Franco-Echevarria, José Ignacio Baños-Sanz, Begoña Monterroso, Adam Round, Julia Sanz-Aparicio and Beatriz Gonzalez


Structural and binding studies of peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa provide a platform for the structure-based inhibitor design against peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase
Avinash Singh, Ashok Kumar, Lovely Gautam, Pradeep Sharma, Mau Sinha, Asha Bhushan, Punit Kaur, Sujata Sharma, Ashish Arora and Tej P Singh


6 August 2014

Structures of lipoyl synthase reveal a compact active site for controlling sequential sulfur insertion reactions
Jenny E. Harmer, Martyn J. Hiscox, Pedro C. Dinis, Stephen J. Fox, Andreas Iliopoulos, James E. Hussey, James Sandy, Florian T. Van Beek, Jonathan W. Essex and Peter L. Roach


5 August 2014

A novel method for non-transferrin-bound iron quantification by chelatable fluorescent beads based on flow cytometry
Yongmin Ma, Maria Podinovskaia, Patricia J Evans, Giovanni Emma, Ulrich E Schaible, John Porter and Robert C Hider


4 August 2014

Why are the 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase complexes so large? Generation of an active trimeric complex
Nia L Marrott, Jacqueline J.T. Marshall, Dmitri I Svergun, Susan J Crennell, David W. Hough, Jean M.H. van den Elsen and Michael John Danson


STIM1 regulates TRPC6 heteromultimerization and subcellular location
Letizia Albarran, Natalia Dionisio, Esther Lopez, Gines M Salido, Pedro C Redondo and Juan A. Rosado


Dynamitin affects cell-surface expression of voltage-gated sodium channel Nav1.5
Benoît Chatin, Pauline Colombier, Anne Laure Gamblin, Marie Allouis and Françoise Le Bouffant


1 August 2014

PI4KIIα phosphorylation by GSK3 directs vesicular trafficking to lysosomes
James W Robinson, Iryna Leshchyns'ka, Hovik Farghaian, William E Hughes, Vladimir Sytnyk, Graham G Neely and Adam R Cole


25 July 2014

Ribosomal protein S19 binding domain provides insights into hantavirus nucleocapsid protein-mediated translation initiation mechanism
Safder S Ganaie, Absarul Haque, Erdong Cheng, Tania S Bonny, Nilshad N Salim and Mohammad A Mir


29 September 2008

Curcumin, a dietary polyphenol, emerges as a novel inhibitor of DNA topoisomerase I of kinetoplastid parasite Leishmania donovani
Rakhee Das, Amit Roy, Agneyo Ganguly, Neeta Datta and Hemanta K Majumder





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