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Ad de Groof et al.
PLoS pathogens, 11(8), e1005074-e1005074 (2015-08-08)
From 1992 onwards, outbreaks of a previously unknown illness have been reported in Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) kept in maricultures in Southeast Asia. The most striking symptom of this emerging disease is the loss of scales. It was referred to
Daniel M Freed et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7380-7380 (2015-06-11)
Ligand-induced receptor dimerization has traditionally been viewed as the key event in transmembrane signalling by epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFRs). Here we show that the Caenorhabditis elegans EGFR orthologue LET-23 is constitutively dimeric, yet responds to its ligand LIN-3 without
Kyung H Choi et al.
Biochimie, 115, 17-27 (2015-05-03)
The POT1 protein plays a critical role in telomere protection and telomerase regulation. POT1 binds single-stranded 5'-TTAGGGTTAG-3' and forms a dimer with the TPP1 protein. The dimer is recruited to telomeres, either directly or as part of the Shelterin complex.
Nicolas Bocquet et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1848(5), 1224-1233 (2015-03-01)
Membrane proteins (MPs) are prevalent drug discovery targets involved in many cell processes. Despite their high potential as drug targets, the study of MPs has been hindered by limitations in expression, purification and stabilization in order to acquire thermodynamic and
Anupam Yadav et al.
International journal for parasitology, 45(1), 33-42 (2014-12-03)
Ornithine decarboxylase, the rate limiting enzyme of the polyamine biosynthesis pathway, is significant in the synthesis of trypanothione, T(SH)2, the major reduced thiol which is responsible for the modulation of the immune response and pathogenesis in visceral leishmaniasis. Data on
Lesley A Pearce et al.
Protein expression and purification, 116, 19-29 (2015-07-22)
Hendra virus (family Paramyxoviridae) is a negative sense single-stranded RNA virus (NSRV) which has been found to cause disease in humans, horses, and experimentally in other animals, e.g. pigs and cats. Pteropid bats commonly known as flying foxes have been
James E Thornton et al.
Nucleic acids research, 42(18), 11777-11791 (2014-09-17)
Recent small RNA sequencing data has uncovered 3' end modification of mature microRNAs (miRNAs). This non-templated nucleotide addition can impact miRNA gene regulatory networks through the control of miRNA stability or by interfering with the repression of target mRNAs. The
Joel E Schmidt et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 53(32), 8372-8374 (2014-06-26)
Crystalline molecular sieves are used in numerous applications, where the properties exploited for each technology are the direct consequence of structural features. New materials are typically discovered by trial and error, and in many cases, organic structure-directing agents (OSDAs) are
Douglas Barrows et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(48), 28915-28931 (2015-10-07)
Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate (PIP3)-dependent Rac exchanger 2 (PREX2) is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) for the Ras-related C3 botulinum toxin substrate 1 (Rac1) GTPase, facilitating the exchange of GDP for GTP on Rac1. GTP-bound Rac1 then activates its downstream effectors
Deepak Panwar et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0127993-e0127993 (2015-06-18)
Molecular interactions between mesenchymal-derived Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) and Kit ligand (KITLG) are essential for follicular development. These factors are expressed by theca and granulosa cells. We determined full length coding sequence of buffalo KGF and KITLG proteins having 194
Michelle P Kem et al.
Biochemistry, 54(3), 744-752 (2015-01-15)
The marine bacteria Marinobacter sp. DS40M6 and Marinobacter nanhaiticus D15-8W produce a suite of acyl peptidic marinobactin siderophores to acquire iron under iron-limiting conditions. During late-log phase growth, the marinobactins are hydrolyzed to form the marinobactin headgroup with release of
Nidhi Puri et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 45(11), 4813-4826 (2010-08-27)
In this study, we have explored the structure activity relationships of substrates of two major, promiscuous, multidrug transporters of an opportunistic human pathogen Candida albicans namely, CaCdr1p and CaMdr1p. To differentiate between substrates and non-substrates, the susceptibilities of the Saccharomyces
Helen M Ashmead et al.
Biopolymers, 103(5), 260-270 (2014-11-25)
Proteins hold great promise in forming complex nanoscale structures which could be used in the development of new nanomaterials, devices, biosensors, electronics, and pharmaceuticals. The potential to produce nanomaterials from proteins is well supported by the numerous examples of self-assembling
Wen Qin et al.
Chembiochem : a European journal of chemical biology, 15(18), 2747-2753 (2014-10-30)
Macrolactins (MLNs) have unique structural patterns containing a 24-membered ring lactone and diverse bioactivities. The MLN skeleton is biosynthesized via a trans-acyl transferase (AT) type I polyketide synthase (PKS) pathway, but the tailoring steps are still unknown. Herein, we report
María Cordero-Vaca et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(16), 4615-4627 (2015-05-01)
Four different crosslinked polymeric ionic liquid (PIL)-based sorbent coatings were evaluated in an automated direct-immersion solid-phase microextraction method (automated DI-SPME) in combination with gas chromatography (GC). The crosslinked PIL coatings were based on vinyl-alkylimidazolium- (ViCnIm-) or vinylbenzyl-alkylimidazolium- (ViBzCnIm-) IL monomers
Peng He et al.
Pesticide biochemistry and physiology, 123, 93-100 (2015-08-13)
Odorant-degrading enzymes (ODEs) in sensillar lymph are proposed to play important roles in the maintenance of the sensitivity of the olfactory sensilla, by timely degrading the odorants that have already fulfilled the activation of the odorant receptor (OR). Here we
Chung-Yu Chen et al.
Organic letters, 15(24), 6116-6119 (2013-11-28)
An expedient and metal-free synthetic route has been developed for the construction of tri- and tetrasubstituted imidazole derivatives via acid promoted multicomponent reaction methodology. The reaction proceeded smoothly with a range of functionalities to produce the imidazole scaffolds in good
Marlon Cowart et al.
Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry, 4(9), 979-992 (2004-11-17)
The H3 receptor is prominently expressed in neuronal tissues, and H3 antagonists have been proposed as drugs with benefits in disorders of cognition, attention, pain, allergic rhinitis, and obesity. The structure-activity relationships (SAR) of various classes of non-imidazole H3 antagonists
Tadanobu Takahashi et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 38(8), 1220-1226 (2015-08-04)
Cytidine monophosphate (CMP) N-acetylneuraminic acid (Neu5Ac) hydroxylase (CMAH) is an essential enzyme for N-glycolylneuraminic acid (Neu5Gc) synthesis. In humans, Neu5Gc cannot be synthesized because of a deletion in the CMAH gene. Since Neu5Gc research has not been actively performed in
Qin Zhao et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7661-7661 (2015-07-23)
Energy-coupling factor (ECF) transporters are a new family of ABC transporters that consist of four subunits, two cytoplasmic ATPases EcfA and EcfA' and two transmembrane proteins namely EcfS for substrate-specific binding and EcfT for energy coupling. Here, we report the
Hyong Woo Choi et al.
Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.), 21, 526-535 (2015-06-24)
Salicylic acid (SA) and its derivatives have been used for millennia to reduce pain, fever and inflammation. In addition, prophylactic use of acetylsalicylic acid, commonly known as aspirin, reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and certain cancers. Because aspirin
Carmen L Delgado et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1848(4), 895-906 (2015-01-03)
In a previous study, it was shown that purified preS domains of hepatitis B virus (HBV) could interact with acidic phospholipid vesicles and induce aggregation, lipid mixing and leakage of internal contents which could be indicative of their involvement in
Aleksanteri Aspelund et al.
The Journal of clinical investigation, 124(9), 3975-3986 (2014-07-26)
In glaucoma, aqueous outflow into the Schlemm's canal (SC) is obstructed. Despite striking structural and functional similarities with the lymphatic vascular system, it is unknown whether the SC is a blood or lymphatic vessel. Here, we demonstrated the expression of
Ching-Wen Lin et al.
Biomaterials, 34(17), 4387-4393 (2013-03-13)
Chemically modified antisense RNA oligonucleotides (antagomir) offer promise for cancer therapies but suffer from poor therapeutic effect after systemic administration. Chemical modification or loading in degradable hydrogels can offer improvements in the accuracy and efficacy for sustained delivery at specific
Zhan Gao et al.
European journal of immunology, 44(12), 3680-3695 (2014-09-02)
The origin of the classical complement pathway remains open during chordate evolution. A C1q-like member, BjC1q, was identified in the basal chordate amphioxus. It is predominantly expressed in the hepatic caecum, hindgut, and notochord, and is significantly upregulated following challenge
Ali Tebbi et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(22), 14077-14090 (2015-04-17)
Ribonucleotide reductase (RnR) is a key enzyme synthesizing deoxyribonucleotides for DNA replication and repair. In mammals, the R1 catalytic subunit forms an active complex with either one of the two small subunits R2 and p53R2. Expression of R2 is S
Sandra Blanchet et al.
Nucleic acids research, 43(6), 3298-3308 (2015-03-05)
In eukaryotes, translation termination is performed by eRF1, which recognizes stop codons via its N-terminal domain. Many previous studies based on point mutagenesis, cross-linking experiments or eRF1 chimeras have investigated the mechanism by which the stop signal is decoded by
Cheng Zhou et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(17), 5714-5723 (2015-06-14)
Thermostable alkaline pectate lyases have potential applications in the textile industry as an alternative to chemical-based ramie degumming processes. In particular, the alkaline pectate lyase from Bacillus sp. strain N16-5 (BspPelA) has potential for enzymatic ramie degumming because of its
Pablo Fernández-Millán et al.
Nucleic acids research, 43(8), 4284-4295 (2015-04-01)
The mitochondrial replicative helicase Twinkle is involved in strand separation at the replication fork of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). Twinkle malfunction is associated with rare diseases that include late onset mitochondrial myopathies, neuromuscular disorders and fatal infantile mtDNA depletion syndrome. We
Juliana Fattori et al.
Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.), 29(2), 258-273 (2014-12-30)
Transcriptional regulation controlled by thyroid hormone receptor (TR) drives events such as development, differentiation, and metabolism. TRs may act either as homodimers or as heterodimers with retinoid X receptor (RXR). Thyroid hormone T3 preferentially binds TR-RXR heterodimers, which activate transcription
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