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Recent Publications from the Biological Research Interest Group

Intein Zymogens: Conditional Assembly and Splicing of Split Inteins via Targeted Proteolysis.
JA Gramespacher, AJ Stevens, DP Nguyen, JW Chin, TW Muir
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
Phage display and kinetic selection of antibodies that specifically inhibit amyloid self-replication.
A Munke, J Persson, T Weiffert, E De Genst, G Meisl, P Arosio, A Carnerup, CM Dobson, M Vendruscolo, TPJ Knowles, S Linse
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Biosynthesis and genetic encoding of phosphothreonine through parallel selection and deep sequencing.
MS Zhang, SF Brunner, N Huguenin-Dezot, AD Liang, WH Schmied, DT Rogerson, JW Chin
– Nature methods
Fragment-Sized EthR Inhibitors Exhibit Exceptionally Strong Ethionamide Boosting Effect in Whole-Cell Mycobacterium tuberculosis Assays
PO Nikiforov, M Blaszczyk, S Surade, HI Boshoff, A Sajid, V Delorme, N Deboosere, P Brodin, AR Baulard, CE Barry, TL Blundell, C Abell
– ACS Chem Biol
Protein Misfolding, Amyloid Formation, and Human Disease: A Summary of Progress Over the Last Decade
F Chiti, CM Dobson
– Annual Review of Biochemistry
Frontispiece: Site-Selective Modification of Proteins with Oxetanes
O Boutureira, N Martínez-Sáez, KM Brindle, AA Neves, F Corzana, GJL Bernardes
– Chemistry - A European Journal
Amyloid-like fibrils from an α-helical transmembrane protein.
K Stroobants, JR Kumita, NJ Harris, DY Chirgadze, CM Dobson, PJ Booth, M Vendruscolo
– Biochemistry
Structural basis of synaptic vesicle assembly promoted by alpha-synuclein (vol 7, 12563, 2016)
G Fusco, T Pape, AD Stephens, P Mahou, AR Costa, CF Kaminski, GSK Schierle, M Vendruscolo, G Veglia, CM Dobson, A De Simone
– Nature Communications
Ultrasensitive Measurement of Ca<sup>2+</sup> Influx into Lipid Vesicles Induced by Protein Aggregates
P Flagmeier, S De, DC Wirthensohn, SF Lee, C Vincke, S Muyldermans, TPJ Knowles, S Gandhi, CM Dobson, D Klenerman
– Angew Chem Int Ed Engl
Structure of the Fundamental Lipopeptide Surfactin at the Air/Water Interface Investigated by Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy.
SA Goussous, MTL Casford, AC Murphy, GPC Salmond, FJ Leeper, PB Davies
– J Phys Chem B
Structures of closed and open conformations of dimeric human ATM.
D Baretić, HK Pollard, DI Fisher, CM Johnson, B Santhanam, CM Truman, T Kouba, AR Fersht, C Phillips, RL Williams
– Sci Adv
Protein modification via alkyne hydrosilylation using a substoichiometric amount of ruthenium( ii ) catalyst
TT-L Kwan, O Boutureira, EC Frye, SJ Walsh, MK Gupta, S Wallace, Y Wu, F Zhang, HF Sore, WRJD Galloway, JW Chin, M Welch, GJL Bernardes, DR Spring
– Chem. Sci.
The biochemical properties of the two Arabidopsis thaliana isochorismate synthases.
KM Macaulay, GA Heath, A Ciulli, AM Murphy, C Abell, JP Carr, AG Smith
– Biochem J
Conserved Helix-Flanking Prolines Modulate Intrinsically Disordered Protein:Target Affinity by Altering the Lifetime of the Bound Complex
MD Crabtree, W Borcherds, A Poosapati, SL Shammas, GW Daughdrill, J Clarke
– Biochemistry
The rnf168 paralog rnf169 defines a new class of ubiquitylated histone reader involved in the response to dna damage
J Kitevski-LeBlanc, A Fradet-Turcotte, P Kukic, MD Wilson, G Portella, T Yuwen, S Panier, S Duan, MD Canny, H van Ingen, CH Arrowsmith, JL Rubinstein, M Vendruscolo, D Durocher, LE Kay
– eLife
ARTN e23872
Structural Characterization of the Early Events in the Nucleation-Condensation Mechanism in a Protein Folding Process
P Kukic, Y Pustovalova, C Camilloni, S Gianni, DM Korzhnev, M Vendruscolo
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
Emergence and evolution of an interaction between intrinsically disordered proteins
G Hultqvist, E Åberg, C Camilloni, GN Sundell, E Andersson, J Dogan, CN Chi, M Vendruscolo, P Jemth
– eLife
ARTN e16059
Spinal motor neuron protein supersaturation patterns are associated with inclusion body formation in ALS
P Ciryam, IA Lambert-Smith, DM Bean, R Freer, F Cid, GG Tartaglia, DN Saunders, MR Wilson, SG Oliver, RI Morimoto, CM Dobson, M Vendruscolo, G Favrin, JJ Yerbury
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Role of non-native electrostatic interactions in the coupled folding and binding of PUMA with Mcl-1.
W-T Chu, J Clarke, SL Shammas, J Wang
– PLoS computational biology
Tough Supramolecular Polymer Networks with Extreme Stretchability and Fast Room-Temperature Self-Healing
J Liu, CSY Tan, Z Yu, N Li, C Abell, OA Scherman
– Adv Mater