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as at 5 March 2015

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5 March 2015

Microtubule association of EML proteins and the EML4-ALK variant 3 oncoprotein require an N-terminal trimerization domain
Mark W Richards, Laura O'Regan, Daniel Roth, Jessica M Montgomery, Anne Straube, Andrew M Fry and Richard Bayliss


4 March 2015

An antibody raised against a pathogenic serpin variant induces mutant-like behaviour in the wild-type protein
James A Irving, Elena Miranda, Imran Haq, Juan Perez, Vadim R Kotov, Sarah V Faull, Neda Motamedi-Shad and David A Lomas


3 March 2015

Interdomain interface-mediated target recognition by the Scribble PDZ34 supramodule
Jinqi Ren, Lei Feng, Yujie Bai, Haohong Pei, Zengqiang Yuan and Wei Feng


Role and structural characterization of plant aldehyde dehydrogenases from family 2 and family 7
Radka Končitíková, Armelle Vigouroux, Martina Kopečná, Tomáš Andree, Jan Bartoš, Marek Šebela, Solange Moréra and David Kopečný


Inhibition of the malate-aspartate shuttle in mouse pancreatic islets abolishes glucagon secretion without affecting insulin secretion
Jelena A Stamenkovic, Lotta E Andersson, Alice E Adriaenssens, Annika Bagge, Vladimir V Sharoyko, Fiona Gribble, Frank Reimann, Claes B Wollheim, Hindrik Mulder and Peter Spégel


2 March 2015

Protein kinase Snf1 is involved in the proper regulation of the unfolded protein response in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Jofre Ferrer-dalmau, Francisca Randez-Gil, Maribel Marquina, Jose A Prieto and Antonio Casamayor


Conversion of Non-adipogenic Fibroblasts into Adipocytes by a Defined Hormone Mixture
Tao Nie, Xiaoyan Hui, Xuefei Gao, Baoming Nie, Liufeng Mao, Xiaofeng Tang, Ran Yuan, Kuai Li, Peng Li, Aimin Xu, Pentao Liu, Sheng Ding, Weiping Han, Garth Cooper and Donghai Wu


A novel chemical foot printing approach identifies critical lysine residues involved in the binding of receptor-associated-protein to cluster II of LDL receptor-related protein
Esther Bloem, Eduard H. T. M. Ebberink, Maartje van den Biggelaar, Carmen van der Zwaan, Koen Mertens and Alexander B. Meijer


Electron transfer by human wild-type and A287P mutant P450 oxidoreductase assessed by transient kinetics: Functional Basis of P450 Oxidoreductase Deficiency
Yi Jin, Mo Chen, Trevor M Penning and Walter L Miller


27 February 2015

Accelerated Publication
Assembly and structure of Lys33-linked polyubiquitin reveals distinct conformations
Yosua Adi Kristariyanto, Soo-youn Choi, Syed Arif Abdul Rehman, Maria Stella Ritorto, David G Campbell, Nicholas A Morrice, Rachel Toth and Yogesh Kulathu


26 February 2015

Notch ligand Delta-like1: X-ray crystal structure and binding affinity
Nadia J Kershaw, Nicole L Church, Michael D W Griffin, Cindy S Luo, Timothy E. Adams and Antony W Burgess


Yeast Hmt1 catalyzes asymmetric dimethylation of histone H3 arginine 2 in vitro
Hong-tao Li, Ting Gong, Zhen Zhou, Yu-ting Liu, Xiongwen Cao, Yongning He, Charlie Degui Chen and Jin-Qiu Zhou


Defining the Cytosolic Pathway of Glutathione Degradation in Arabidopsis thaliana: Role of the ChaC/GCG Family of γ-glutamyl cyclotransferases as Glutathione Degrading Enzymes and AtLAP1 as the Cys-Gly Peptidase
Shailesh Kumar, Amandeep Kaur, Banani Chattopadhyay and Anand K. Bachhawat


25 February 2015

Distinct lipid effects on tBid and Bim activation of membrane permeabilization by pro-apoptotic Bax
Aisha Shamas-Din, Scott Bindner, Xiaoke Chi, Brian Leber, David W Andrews and Cecile Fradin


23 February 2015

PAQR3 modulates H3K4 trimethylation by spatial modulation of the regulatory subunits of COMPASS-like complexes in mammalian cells
Chunchun Liu, Yuxue Zhang, Yongfan Hou, Liqiang Shen, Yinlong Li, Weiwei Guo, Daqian Xu, Gaigai Liu, Zilong Zhao, Kaiyang Man, Yi Pan, Zhenzhen Wang and Yan Chen


19 February 2015

PT-1 selectively activates AMPK-γ1 complexes in mouse skeletal muscle, but activates all three γ subunit complexes in cultured human cells by inhibiting the respiratory chain
Thomas Elbenhardt Jensen, Fiona A Ross, Maximilian Kleinert, Lykke Sylow, Jonas R. Knudsen, Graeme J. Gowans, D. Grahame Hardie and Erik A. Richter


The Leishmania donovani histidine acid ecto-phosphatase LdMAcP: insight into its structure and function
Amalia Papadaki, Anastasia S. Politou, Despina Smirlis, Maria P. Kotini, Konstadina Kourou, Thomais Papamarcaki and Haralabia Boleti


Regulation of IGFBP-2 expression during fasting
Hye Suk Kang, Mi-Young Kim, Seung-jae Kim, Jae-ho Lee, Yong-deuk Kim, Young-kyo Seo, Jae-hoon Bae, Goo-taeg Oh, Dae-kyu Song, Yong-Ho Ahn and Seung-Soon Im


Structural Mechanisms Underlying Sequence-Dependent Variations in GAG Affinities of Decorin Binding Protein A, a Borrelia burgdorferi Adhesin
Ashli M. Morgan and Xu Wang


Small Molecule Inhibitors of ERK-mediated Immediate Early Gene Expression and Proliferation of Melanoma Cells Expressing Mutated BRaf
Ramin Samadani, Jun Zhang, Amanda Brophy, Taiji Oashi, U Deva Priyakumar, E Prabhu Raman, Franz J. St. John, Kwan-Young Jung, Steven Fletcher, Edwin Pozharski, Alexander D MacKerell and Paul S Shapiro


13 February 2015

Glutaredoxin AtGRXC2 catalyzes inhibitory glutathionylation of Arabidopsis BRI1-ASSOCIATED RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASE 1 (BAK1) in vitro
Kyle W. Bender, Xuejun Wang, George B Cheng, Hyoung Seok Kim, Raymond E. Zielinski and Steven C Huber


11 February 2015

Regulated stability of eukaryotic elongation factor 2 kinase requires intrinsic but not ongoing activity
Xuemin Wang, Jianling Xie, Sergio Regufe Da Mota, Claire E Moore and Christopher Gregory Proud


DJ1 represses glycolysis and cell proliferation by transcriptionally up-regulating pink1
Raquel Requejo-Aguilar, Irene Lopez-Fabuel, Daniel Jimenez-blasco, Emilio Fernandez, Angeles Almeida and Juan P Bolaños


Retrocyclins neutralize bacterial toxins by potentiating their unfolding
Elena Kudryashova, Stephanie Seveau, Wuyuan Lu and Dmitri S Kudryashov


9 February 2015

Functional crosstalk between Cdc42 and two downstream targets Par6B and PAK4
Dan Jin, Joanne Durgan and Alan Hall


Evolutionarily Divergent, Na+-Regulated H+-Transporting Membrane-Bound Pyrophosphatases
Heidi H Luoto, Erika Nordbo, Anssi M Malinen, Alexander A Baykov and Reijo Lahti


6 February 2015

Modulation of spectral properties and pump activity of proteorhodopsins by retinal analogs
Srividya Ganapathy, Odette Bécheau, Hanka Venselaar, Siebren Frölich, Jeroen B van der Steen, Que Chen, Sarah Radwan, Johan Lugtenburg, Klaas J Hellingwerf, Huub J M de Groot and Willem J de Grip


4 February 2015

Molecular engineering of cycloisomaltooligosaccharide glucanotransferase from Bacillus circulans T-3040: structural determinants for the reaction product size and reactivity
Ryuichiro Suzuki, Nobuhiro Suzuki, Zui Fujimoto, Mitsuru Momma, Keitarou Kimura, Shinichi Kitamura, Atsuo Kimura and Kazumi Funane


3 February 2015

Activation of AtMPK9 through autophosphorylation that makes it independent of the canonical MAPK cascades
Szilvia K. Nagy, Zsuzsanna Darula, Brigitta M. Kállai, László Bögre, Gábor Bánhegyi, Katalin F. Medzihradszky, Gábor V. Horváth and Tamás Mészáros


Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex and nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase constitute an energy consuming redox circuit
Kelsey H Fisher-Wellman, Chien-te Lin, Terence E Ryan, Lauren R Reese, Laura A. Gilliam, Brook L. Cathey, Daniel S. Lark, Cody D. Smith, Deborah M. Muoio and P. Darrell Neufer


2 February 2015

The cytotoxicity of 3-Bromopyruvate in breast cancer cells depends on extracellular pH
João Azevedo-Silva, Odília Queirós, Ana Ribeiro, Fátima Baltazar, Ko H Young, Peter L Pedersen, Ana Preto and Margarida Casal


28 January 2015

Role of the N-terminal transmembrane domain in the endo-lysosomal targeting and function of the human ABCB6 protein
Katalin Kiss, Nora Kucsma, Anna Brozik, Gabor E. Tusnady, Ptissam Bergam, Guillaume van Niel and Gergely Szakacs


In vitro translation in a hybrid cell free lysate with exogenous cellular ribosomes
Baptiste Panthu, Didier Decimo, Laurent Balvay and Theophile Ohlmann


27 January 2015

High Glucose Induces Mitochondrial Dysfunction Independent of Protein O-GlcNAcylation
Sujith Dassanayaka, Ryan D Readnower, Joshua K Salabei, Bethany W Long, Allison L Aird, Yu-ting Zheng, Senthilkumar Muthusamy, Heberty T Facundo, Bradford G Hill and Steven P Jones


22 January 2015

Dissecting structural and electronic effects in inducible nitric oxide synthase
Luciana Hannibal, Richard C Page, Mohammad Mahfuzul Haque, Karthik Bolisetty, Zhihao Yu, Saurav Misra and Dennis J Stuehr


21 January 2015

Ischemia-induced autophagy leads to degradation of gap junction protein Connexin43 in cardiomyocytes
Tania Martins-Marques, Steve Catarino, Monica Zuzarte, Carla Marques, Paulo Matafome, Paulo Pereira and Henrique Girão


Role of Cysteine-3602 in the Function and Regulation of the Cardiac Ryanodine Receptor
Tao Mi, Zhichao Xiao, Wenting Guo, Yijun Tang, Florian Hiess, Jianmin Xiao, Yundi Wang, Joe Z Zhang, Lin Zhang, Ruiwu Wang, Peter P Jones and S.R. Wayne Chen


20 January 2015

Structural basis of cofactor-mediated stabilization and substrate recognition of the α-tubulin acetyltransferase αTAT1
Satoru Yuzawa, Sachiko Kamakura, Junya Hayase and Hideki Sumimoto


19 January 2015

ABC50 mutants modify translation start codon selection
Joanna D Stewart, Joanne L Cowan, Lisa S Perry, Mark J Coldwell and Christopher G Proud


15 January 2015

The MAP kinase-interacting kinases regulate cell migration, vimentin expression and eIF4E/CYFIP1 binding
James E Beggs, Shuye Tian, Greg G Jones, Jianling Xie, Valentina Iadevaia, Veronika Jenei, Gareth J Thomas and Christopher Gregory Proud


The VPS-20 Subunit of the Endosomal Sorting Complex ESCRT-III Exhibits an Open Conformation in the Absence of Upstream Activation
Amber L Schuh, Michael Hanna, Kyle Quinney, Lei Wang, Ali Sarkeshik, John R Yates III and Anjon Audhya


Alteration of structure and function of ATP synthase and cytochrome c oxidase by lack of Fo-a and Cox3 subunits caused by mitochondrial DNA 9205delTA mutation.
Kateřina Hejzlarová, Vilma Kaplanová, Hana Nůsková, Nikola Kovářová, Pavel Ješina, Zdeněk Drahota, Tomáš Mráček, Sara Seneca and Josef Houstek


14 January 2015

An interplay between the p38 MAPK pathway and AUBPs regulate c-fos mRNA stability during mitogenic stimulation
Maria Sol Degese, Tamara Tanos, Julian Naipauer, Timothy Gingerich, Diego Chiappe, Pablo Echeverria, Jonathan LaMarre, J. Silvio Gutkind and Omar Adrian Coso


13 January 2015

O-GlcNAcylation of coactivator-associated arginine methyltransferase 1 regulates its protein substrate specificity
Purin Charoensuksai, Peter Kuhn, Lu Wang, Nathan Sherer and Wei Xu


Molecular effects of cancer-associated somatic mutations on the structural and target recognition properties of Keap1
Halema Khan, Ryan Calvin Killoran, Anne Brickenden, Jingsong Fan, Daiwen Yang and Wing-Yiu Choy


12 January 2015

Degradation of gap junction connexins is regulated by the interaction with Cx43-interacting protein of 75 kDa (CIP75)
Jennifer L Kopanic, Barbara Schlingmann, Michael Koval, Alan F. Lau, Paul L Sorgen and Vivian F Su


The Tribbles 2 (TRB2) pseudokinase binds to ATP and autophosphorylates in a metal-independent manner
Fiona P Bailey, Dominic P Byrne, Krishnadev Oruganty, Claire E Eyers, Christopher Novotny, Kevan M Shokat, Natarajan Kannan and Patrick A Eyers


8 January 2015

Factor Xa Dimerization Competes with Prothrombinase Complex Formation on Platelet-like Membrane Surfaces
Tilen Koklic, Rima Chattopadhyay, Rinku Majumder and Barry R Lentz


7 January 2015

STAT2/IRF9 directs a prolonged ISGF3-like transcriptional response and antiviral activity in the absence of STAT1
Katarzyna Blaszczyk, Adam Olejnik, Hanna Nowicka, Lilla Ozgyin, Yi Ling Chen, Stefan Chmielewski, Kaja Kostyrko, Joanna Wesoly, Balint Laszlo Balint, Chien-kuo Lee and Hans A.R. Bluyssen


6 January 2015

TRPM2 mediated intracellular Zn2+ release triggers pancreatic beta cell death
Paul T Manna, Tim S Munsey, Nada Abuarab, Fangfang Li, Aruna Asipu, Gareth Howell, Alicia Sedo, Wei Yang, Jacqui Naylor, David J Beech, Lin-Hua Jiang and Asipu Sivaprasadarao


αvβ6 Integrin Is Required for TGFβ1-Mediated Matrix Metalloproteinase2 Expression
Anindita Dutta, Jing Li, Carmine Fedele, Aejaz Sayeed, Amrita Singh, Shelia M. Violette, Thomas D. Manes and Lucia R Languino


5 January 2015

Myc-interacting zinc-finger protein 1 positively regulates Wnt signaling by protecting Dishevelled from Dapper1-mediated degradation
Yongsheng Huang, Peng Wang, Hua Chen, Yi Ding and Ye-Guang Chen


ClpB dynamics is driven by its ATPase cycle and regulated by the DnaK system and substrate proteins
Alejandra Aguado, José Angel Fernandez-higuero, Yovana Cabrera, Fernando Moro and Arturo Muga


17 December 2014

The insulinotropic effect of insulin-like peptide 5 in vitro and in vivo
Xiao Luo, Ting Li, Yue Zhu, Yun-bin Dai, Jian-wei Zhao, Zhan-Yun Guo and Ming-Wei Wang


16 December 2014

Unraveling the pivotal role of ALIX in MVB sorting and silencing of activated EGFR
Sheng Sun, Xi Zhou, Wei Zhang, Gary E. Gallick and Jian Kuang


Differential calcium handling by the cis and trans regions of the Golgi apparatus
Francisco J Aulestia, Maria Teresa Alonso and Javier Garcia-Sancho


9 December 2014

The author has paid for access to this article to be freely available Ubiquitin-C-terminal hydrolases cleave isopeptide and peptide-linked ubiquitin from structured proteins but do not edit ubiquitin homopolymers
John S Bett, Maria Stella Ritorto, Richard Ewan, Ellis G Jaffray, Satpal Virdee, Jason W Chin, Axel Knebel, Thimo Kurz, Matthias Trost, Michael H Tatham and Ronald T. Hay


1 December 2014

Gcn1 contacts the small ribosomal protein Rps10, which is required for full activation of the protein kinase Gcn2
Su Jung Lee, Mark J Swanson and Evelyn Sattlegger


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