Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

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    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
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    X-ray structure and enzymatic study of a bacterial NADPH oxidase highlight the activation mechanism of eukaryotic NOX

    Isabelle Petit-Hartlein, Annelise Vermot ... Franck Fieschi
    Detailed molecular characterization of a constitutively active bacterial NADPH oxidase (NOX) provides clues to the activation mechanism required to trigger electron transfer and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in tightly regulated eukaryotic NOX.
    1. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Dependence of Nucleosome Mechanical Stability on DNA Mismatches

    Thuy T. M. Ngo, Bailey Liu ... Taekjip Ha
    1. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    The substrate-binding domains of the osmoregulatory ABC importer OpuA transiently interact

    Marco van den Noort, Panagiotis Drougkas ... Bert Poolman
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Effect of α-tubulin acetylation on the doublet microtubule structure

    Shun Kai Yang, Shintaroh Kubo ... Khanh Huy Bui
    Cryo-EM studies of doublet microtubules from wild-type and acetylation mutants suggest that acetylation of K40 affects the lateral rotational angle between protofilaments, leading to changes in the structure and stability.

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