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17 April 2014

Ceramide Synthase 4 deficiency in mice causes lipid alterations in sebum and results in alopecia
Philipp Ebel, Silke Imgrund, Katharina vom Dorp, Kristina Hofmann, Helena Maier, Helena Drake, Joachim Degen, Peter Dörmann, Matthias Eckhardt, Thomas Franz and Klaus Willecke


16 April 2014

Role of α-Methylacyl-CoA Racemase (Amacr) and peroxisomal Multifunctional Enzyme 1 (Mfe-1) in bile acid synthesis in mice
Kaija J. Autio, Werner Schmitz, Remya R. Nair, Eija M. Selkälä, Raija T. Sormunen, Ilkka J. Miinalainen, Peter J. Crick, Yuqin Wang, William J. Griffiths, Janardan K. Reddy, Myriam Baes and J. Kalervo Hiltunen


10 April 2014

The glycation site specificity of human serum transferrin is determinant for the protein functional impairment under elevated glycemic conditions.
Andre M. N. Silva, Paulo R. H. Sousa, Joao T. S. Coimbra, Natércia F. Brás, Rui Vitorino, Pedro A. Fernandes, Maria João Ramos, Maria Rangel and Pedro Domingues


9 April 2014

Retinal metabolism in human retina induces the formation of an unprecedented lipofuscin fluorophore 'pdA2E'
Yalin Wu, Qiuxia Jin, Ke Yao, Junli Zhao, Jingmeng Chen, Xiaodan Wu, Lishe Gan, Jie Li, Xiaohui Song, Xin Liu and Xianhui Cai


Alternative substrates reveal catalytic cycle and key binding events in the reaction catalysed by anthranilate phosphoribosyltransferase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tammie V M Cookson, Alina Castell, Esther M M Bulloch, Genevieve L Evans, Francesca L Short, Edward N Baker, J Shaun Lott and Emily J Parker


8 April 2014

Histone chaperone Chz1 facilitates the disfavouring property of Spt16 to H2A.Z-containing genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Hongde Liu, Zikai Zhou, Kun Luo, Yawen Mu and Yakun Wan


7 April 2014

Cystathionine γ-lyase/hydrogen sulfide system maintains cellular glutathione status
Zheng-Wei Lee, Yi-Lian Low, Shufen Huang, Tianxiao Wang and Lih-Wen Deng


2 April 2014

Soybean Gα proteins with distinct biochemical properties exhibit differential ability to complement Saccharomyces cerevisiae gpa1 mutant
Swarup Roy Choudhury, Yuqi Wang and Sona Pandey


28 March 2014

Acute nutrient regulation of mitochondrial glutathione redox state in pancreatic β-cells
Hilton K. Takahashi, Laila R. B. Santos, Leticia P. Roma, Jessica Duprez, Christophe Broca, Anne Wojtusciszyn and Jean-Christophe Jonas


27 March 2014

Roundabout 1 exists predominantly as a basal dimeric complex and this is unaffected by binding of the ligand Slit2
Linas Zakrys, Richard J Ward, John D. Pediani, Antoine G Godin, Gerard J Graham and Graeme Milligan


A Fab fragment directed against the neural cell adhesion molecule L1 enhances functional recovery after injury of the adult mouse spinal cord
Gabriele Loers, Yi-Fang Cui, Irmgard Neumaier, Melitta Schachner and Arne Skerra


26 March 2014

Inositol phosphates induce DAPI fluorescence shift
Bernadett Kolozsvari, Federica Parisi and Adolfo Saiardi


25 March 2014

Non-preferential fuelling of the Na+/K+-ATPase pump
Ignacio Fernández-Moncada and L. Felipe Barros


A small-molecule benzimidazole derivative that potently activates AMPK to increase glucose transport in skeletal muscle: comparison with effects of contraction and other AMPK activators
Yu-Chiang Lai, Samanta Kviklyte, Didier Vertommen, Louise Lantier, Marc Foretz, Benoit Viollet, Stefan Hallén and Mark H Rider


T-cell co-stimulation through the CD2 and CD28 co-receptors induces distinct signaling responses
Sigrid S. Skånland, Kristine Moltu, Torunn Berge, Einar M. Aandahl and Kjetil Taskén


Accelerated Publication
Parkin is activated by PINK1-dependent phosphorylation of ubiquitin at Ser65
Agne Kazlauskaite, Chandana Kondapalli, Robert Gourlay, David G Campbell, Maria Stella Ritorto, Kay Hofmann, Dario R Alessi, Axel Knebel, Matthias Trost and Miratul M.K. Muqit


21 March 2014

Trafficking modulator TENin1 inhibits endocytosis, causes endomembrane protein accumulation at the pre-vacuolar compartment and impairs gravitropic response in Arabidopsis thaliana
Rupesh Paudyal, Adam Jamaluddin, James P Warren, Siamsa M. Doyle, Stéphanie Robert, Stuart L. Warriner and Alison Baker


Kinase and channel activity of TRPM6 are co-ordinated by a dimerization motif and pocket interaction
Jenny van der Wijst, Maxime G. Blanchard, Helen I. Woodroof, Thomas J. Macartney, Robert Gourlay, Joost G. Hoenderop, René J. Bindels and Dario R. Alessi


19 March 2014

Structural and mechanistic insight into alkane hydroxylation by Pseudomonas putida AlkB
Hernan Alonso, Oded Kleifeld, Adva Yeheskel, Poh C. Ong, Yu C. Liu, Jeanette E. Stok, James J. De Voss and Anna Roujeinikova


18 March 2014

Structural and biochemical characterization of the KLHL3-WNK kinase interaction important in blood pressure regulation
Frances-Rose Schumacher, Fiona J. Sorrell, Dario R. Alessi, Alex N. Bullock and Thimo Kurz


CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein β (C/EBPβ) mediates progesterone production through transcriptional regulation in cooperation with steroidogenic factor 1 (SF-1)
Tetsuya Mizutani, Yunfeng Ju, Yoshitaka Imamichi, Tsukasa Osaki, Takashi Yazawa, Shinya Kawabe, Shin Ishikane, Takehiro Matsumura, Masafumi Kanno, Yasue Kamiki, Kohei Kimura, Naoto Minamino and Kaoru Miyamoto


Analysis of the Leishmania peroxin 7 interactions with peroxin 5, peroxin 14 and PTS2 ligands
Ana Victora Pilar, Rona Strasser, James McLean, Elizabeth Quinn, Normand Cyr, Hamed Hojjat, Anwer Hasil Kottarampatel and Armando Jardim


Myoplasmic resting Ca2+ regulation by RyRs is under the control of a novel Ca2+-binding region of the receptor
Yanyi Chen, Shenghui Xue, Juan Zou, Jose R Lopez, Jenny J Yang and Claudio F Perez


17 March 2014

Polyglycine hydrolases secreted by Pleosporineae fungi that target the linker region of plant class IV chitinases
Todd A Naumann, Donald T Wicklow and Neil P. J. Price


14 March 2014

The interaction with caveolae-associated proteins regulates enolase-1 subcellular localization
Dariusz Zakrzewicz, Miroslava Didiasova, Anna Zakrzewicz, Andreas C. Hocke, Florian Uhle, Philipp Markart, Klaus T. Preissner and Malgorzata Wygrecka


13 March 2014

Mitochondrial sulfydryl oxidase Erv1: both shuttle cysteine residues are required for its function with distinct roles
Swee Kim Ang, Mengqi Zhang, Tiziana Lodi and Hui Lu


Three conserved histidine residues contribute to mitochondrial iron transport through mitoferrins
Xavier Brazzolotto, Fabien Pierrel and Ludovic Pelosi


Novel Role of a Family of Major Facilitator Transporters in Biofilm Development and Virulence of Candida albicans
Abdul Haseeb Shah, Ashutosh Singh, Sanjiveeni Dhamgaye, Neeraj Chauhan, Patrick Vandeputte, Korivi Jyothiraj Suneetha, Rupinder Kaur, Pranab K. Mukherjee, Jyotsna Chandra, Mahmoud A. Ghannoum, Dominique Sanglard, Shyamal K. Goswami and Rajendra Prasad


10 March 2014

Pharmacological inhibition of DDAH1 improves survival, haemodynamics and organ function in experimental septic shock
Zhen Wang, Simon Lambden, Valerie Taylor, Elizabeth Sujkovic, Manasi Nandi, James Tomlinson, Alex Dyson, Neil McDonald, Stephen Caddick, Mervyn Singer and James Leiper


Occurrence and subcellular distribution of the NAD(P)HX repair system in mammals
Alexandre Yves Marbaix, Donatienne Tyteca, Tom Daniel Niehaus, Andrew D Hanson, Carole Liette Linster and Emile Van Schaftingen


6 March 2014

GDF15 regulates Kv2.1-mediated outward K+ current through the Akt/mTOR signalling pathway in rat cerebellar granule cells
Chang-Ying Wang, An-Qi Huang, Meng-Hua Zhou and Yan-Ai Mei


5 March 2014

miR-30b regulates migration and invasion of human colorectal cancer via SIX1
Hui Zhao, Zifeng Xu, Huanlong Qin, Zhuo Gao and Lu Gao


4 March 2014

Selectively targeting an inactive conformation of interleukin-2-inducible T-cell kinase by allosteric inhibitors
Seungil Han, Robert M. Czerwinski, Nicole L. Caspers, David C. Limburg, WeiDong Ding, Hong Wang, Jeffrey F. Ohren, Francis Rajamohan, Thomas J. McLellan, Ray Unwalla, Chulho Choi, Mihir D. Parikh, Nilufer Seth, Jason Edmonds, Chris Phillips, Subarna Shakya, Xin Li, Vikki Spaulding, Samantha Hughes, Andrew Cook, Colin Robinson, John P. Mathias, Iva Navratilova, Quintus G. Medley, David R. Anderson, Ravi G. Kurumbail and Ann Aulabaugh


Calreticulin activates β1 integrin via fucosylation by fucosyltransferase 1 in J82 human bladder cancer cells
Yi-Chien Lu, Chiung-Nien Chen, Chia-Ying Chu, JenHer Lu, Bo-Jeng Wang, Chia-Hua Chen, Min-Chuan Huang, Tsui-Hwa Lin, Chin-Chen Pan, Swey-Shen Alex Chen, Wen-Ming Hsu, Yung-Feng Liao, Pei-Yi Wu, Hsin-Yi Hsia, Cheng-Chi Chang and Hsinyu Lee


Human P450-like oxidation of diverse proton pump inhibitor drugs by 'gatekeeper' mutants of flavocytochrome P450 BM3
Christopher F. Butler, Caroline Peet, Kirsty J. McLean, Michael T. Baynham, Richard T. Blankley, Karl Fisher, Stephen E. J. Rigby, David Leys, Michael W. Voice and Andrew W. Munro


3 March 2014

Glutamyl-tRNAGln amidotransferase is essential for mammalian mitochondrial translation in vivo
Lucía Echevarría, Paula Clemente, Rosana Hernández Sierra, María Esther Gallardo, Miguel A. Fernández-Moreno and Rafael Garesse


28 February 2014

Functional divergence between the two P1–P2 stalk dimers on the ribosome in their interaction with ricin A chain
Przemyslaw Grela, Xiao-Ping Li, Marek Tchorzewski and Nilgun E Tumer


25 February 2014

In vitro characterization of bacterial and chloroplast Hsp70 systems reveals an evolutionary optimization of the co-chaperones for their Hsp70 partner
Daniel Veyel, Frederik Sommer, Ligia Segatto Muranaka, Mark Rütgers, Stéphane D. Lemaire and Michael Schroda


20 February 2014

Altered native stability is the dominant basis for susceptibility of α1-antitrypsin mutants to polymerization
James A. Irving, Imran Haq, Jennifer A. Dickens, Sarah V. Faull and David A. Lomas


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