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Department of Chemistry

The N-terminal Acetylation of α-Synuclein Changes the Affinity for Lipid Membranes but not the Structural Properties of the Bound State.
M Runfola, A De Simone, M Vendruscolo, CM Dobson, G Fusco
– Sci Rep
Dynamics of oligomer populations formed during the aggregation of Alzheimer’s Aβ42 peptide
T Michaels, A Šarić, S Curk, K Bernfur, P Arosio, G Meisl, A Dear, S Cohen, M Vendruscolo, C Dobson, S Linse, T Knowles
Proteome-wide observation of the phenomenon of life on the edge of solubility
G Vecchi, P Sormanni, B Mannini, A Vandelli, GG Tartaglia, CM Dobson, FU Hartl, M Vendruscolo
– Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Inherent Biophysical Properties Modulate the Toxicity of Soluble Amyloidogenic Light Chains
M Maritan, M Romeo, L Oberti, P Sormanni, M Tasaki, R Russo, A Ambrosetti, P Motta, P Rognoni, G Mazzini, A Barbiroli, G Palladini, M Vendruscolo, L Diomede, M Bolognesi, G Merlini, F Lavatelli, S Ricagno
– Journal of molecular biology
Homage to Chris Dobson.
J Baum, F Chiti, A De Simone, TPJ Knowles, JR Kumita, SE Radford, CV Robinson, X Salvatella, K Valelli, M Vendruscolo, A Pastore, GG Tartaglia
– Front Mol Biosci
Determination of a Structural Ensemble Representing the Dynamics of a G-Quadruplex DNA.
G Portella, M Orozco, M Vendruscolo
– Biochemistry
Proteome-wide survey of cysteine oxidation using a norbornene probe.
LJ Alcock, M Langini, K Stühler, M Remke, MV Perkins, GJL Bernardes, JM Chalker
– Chembiochem : a European journal of chemical biology
A metastable subproteome underlies inclusion formation in muscle proteinopathies.
P Ciryam, M Antalek, F Cid, GG Tartaglia, CM Dobson, A-K Guettsches, B Eggers, M Vorgerd, K Marcus, RA Kley, RI Morimoto, M Vendruscolo, CC Weihl
– Acta neuropathologica communications
Trodusquemine enhances Aβ42 aggregation but suppresses its toxicity by displacing oligomers from cell membranes
R Limbocker, S Chia, FS Ruggeri, M Perni, R Cascella, GT Heller, G Meisl, B Mannini, J Habchi, TCT Michaels, PK Challa, M Ahn, ST Casford, N Fernando, CK Xu, ND Kloss, SIA Cohen, JR Kumita, C Cecchi, M Zasloff, S Linse, TPJ Knowles, F Chiti, M Vendruscolo, CM Dobson
– Nature Communications
Machine learning for target discovery in drug development.
T Rodrigues, GJL Bernardes
– Curr Opin Chem Biol
Unexpected enzyme-catalysed [4+2] cycloaddition and rearrangement in polyether antibiotic biosynthesis
R Little, FCR Paiva, R Jenkins, H Hong, Y Sun, Y Demydchuk, M Samborskyy, M Tosin, FJ Leeper, MVB Dias, PF Leadlay
– Nature Catalysis
Supersaturated proteins are enriched at synapses and underlie cell and tissue vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease.
R Freer, P Sormanni, P Ciryam, B Rammner, SO Rizzoli, CM Dobson, M Vendruscolo
– Heliyon
Million-fold sensitivity enhancement in proteopathic seed amplification assays for biospecimens by Hofmeister ion comparisons
MA Metrick, N do Carmo Ferreira, E Saijo, AG Hughson, A Kraus, C Orrú, MW Miller, G Zanusso, B Ghetti, M Vendruscolo, B Caughey
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Bacterial production and direct functional screening of expanded molecular libraries for discovering inhibitors of protein aggregation.
DC Delivoria, S Chia, J Habchi, M Perni, I Matis, N Papaevgeniou, M Reczko, N Chondrogianni, CM Dobson, M Vendruscolo, G Skretas
– Science Advances
Probing the dynamic stalk region of the ribosome using solution NMR
X Wang, JP Kirkpatrick, HMM Launay, A de Simone, D Häussinger, CM Dobson, M Vendruscolo, LD Cabrita, CA Waudby, J Christodoulou
– Sci Rep
RNA Granules Hitchhike on Lysosomes for Long-Distance Transport, Using Annexin A11 as a Molecular Tether
Y-C Liao, MS Fernandopulle, G Wang, H Choi, L Hao, CM Drerup, R Patel, S Qamar, J Nixon-Abell, Y Shen, W Meadows, M Vendruscolo, TPJ Knowles, M Nelson, MA Czekalska, G Musteikyte, MA Gachechiladze, CA Stephens, HA Pasolli, LR Forrest, P St George-Hyslop, J Lippincott-Schwartz, ME Ward
– Cell
Targeting of Fumarate Hydratase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using Allosteric Inhibitors with a Dimeric-Binding Mode
AJ Whitehouse, MDJ Libardo, M Kasbekar, PD Brear, G Fischer, CJ Thomas, CE Barry, HIM Boshoff, AG Coyne, C Abell
– J Med Chem
Characterizing Individual Protein Aggregates by Infrared Nanospectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy.
FS Ruggeri, T Šneideris, S Chia, M Vendruscolo, TPJ Knowles
– Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
ARTN e60108
(DOI: 10.3791/60108)
Structural insights into Escherichia coli phosphopantothenoylcysteine synthetase by native ion mobility–mass spectrometry
DS-H Chan, J Hess, E Shaw, C Spry, R Starley, C Dagostin, MVB Dias, R Kale, V Mendes, TL Blundell, AG Coyne, C Abell
– The Biochemical journal
Programmed chromosome fission and fusion enable precise large-scale genome rearrangement and assembly.
K Wang, D de la Torre, WE Robertson, JW Chin
– Science (New York, N.Y.)