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Newsletter No. 316
July 6, 2015

ACA News, IUCr Newsletter, IUCr Meetings List

JUNE 2015 PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE GROUP  


1: Libich DS, Tugarinov V, Clore GM. Intrinsic unfoldase/foldase activity of the
chaperonin GroEL directly demonstrated using multinuclear relaxation-based NMR.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jun 29. PubMed PMID: 26124125.

2: Stewart-Jones GB, Thomas PV, Chen M, Druz A, Joyce MG, Kong WP, Sastry M, Soto
C, Yang Y, Zhang B, Chen L, Chuang GY, Georgiev IS, McLellan JS, Srivatsan S,
Zhou T, Baxa U, Mascola JR, Graham BS,
Kwong PD. A Cysteine Zipper Stabilizes a
Pre-Fusion F Glycoprotein Vaccine for Respiratory Syncytial Virus. PLoS One. 2015
Jun 22;10(6):e0128779. PubMed PMID: 26098893.

3: Do Kwon Y, Pancera M, Acharya P, Georgiev IS, Crooks ET, Gorman J, Joyce MG,
Guttman M, Ma X, Narpala S, Soto C, Terry DS, Yang Y, Zhou T, Ahlsen G, Bailer
RT, Chambers M, Chuang GY, Doria-Rose NA, Druz A, Hallen MA, Harned A, Kirys T,
Louder MK, O'Dell S, Ofek G, Osawa K, Prabhakaran M, Sastry M, Stewart-Jones GB,
Stuckey J, Thomas PV, Tittley T, Williams C, Zhang B, Zhao H, Zhou Z, Donald BR,
Lee LK, Zolla-Pazner S, Baxa U, Schön A, Freire E, Shapiro L, Lee KK, Arthos J,
Munro JB, Blanchard SC, Mothes W, Binley JM, McDermott AB, Mascola JR,
Kwong PD.
Crystal structure, conformational fixation and entry-related interactions of
mature ligand-free HIV-1 Env. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2015 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 26098315.

4: Gohain N, Tolbert WD, Acharya P, Yu L, Liu T, Zhao P, Orlandi C, Visciano ML,
Kamin-Lewis R, Sajadi MM, Martin L, Robinson JE,
Kwong PD, DeVico AL, Ray K,
Lewis GK, Pazgier M. Co-crystal structures of antibody N60-i3 and antibody JR4 in
complex with gp120 define more Cluster A epitopes involved in effective
antibody-dependent effector function against HIV-1. J Virol. 2015 Jun 17.
PubMed PMID: 26085162.

5: He S, Hickman AB, Varani AM, Siguier P, Chandler M, Dekker JP, Dyda F.
Insertion Sequence IS26 Reorganizes Plasmids in Clinically Isolated
Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria by Replicative Transposition. MBio. 2015 Jun 9;6(3).
pii: e00762-15. PubMed PMID: 26060276.


6: Saunders KO, Wang L, Joyce MG, Yang ZY, Balazs AB, Cheng C, Ko SY, Kong WP,
Rudicell RS, Georgiev IS, Duan L, Foulds KE, Donaldson M, Xu L, Schmidt SD, Todd
JP, Baltimore D, Roederer M, Haase AT,
Kwong PD, Rao SS, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ.
Broadly neutralizing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 antibody gene transfer
protects non-human primates from mucosal simian-human immunodeficiency virus
infection. J Virol. 2015 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 26041300.

7: Ingale J, Tran K, Kong L, Dey B, McKee K, Schief W,
Kwong PD, Mascola JR,
Wyatt RT. Correction for ingale et Al., hyperglycosylated stable core immunogens
designed to present the CD4 binding site are preferentially recognized by broadly
neutralizing antibodies. J Virol. 2015 Jun 15;89(12):6526. PubMed PMID: 25979984.


For timely listing, please send a heads-up E-mail to the Editor upon publication.
TIPS AND TRICKS - Alternative Reservoirs in Vapor Diffusion Experiments
(Click for PDF reader to view articles)

At the 45th Mid-Atlantic Protein Crystallography Meeting, Dr. Ivan Shabalin from Professor Wladek Minor's laboratory at the University of Virginia shared various tricks in crystallization with the audience, including alterntive reservoirs in vapor diffusion experiments. Wondering what it is? Follow this link for an introduction.

ARCHIVE: Introduction, Pre-crystallization, Crystallization, Post-crystallization, Derivatization, Cryoprotection, Diffraction, Symmetry, Structure Solution, Structure Refinement, Structure Analysis & Presentation.

TOPIC DISCUSSION - Suggestions?

ARCHIVE: Test-set-and-R-free, Twinning, Low Resolution Crystallography, PHASER, HKL2000, Parallel Expression, Structural Genomics, NCS, Missing Atoms, Trends in CrystallographyAbsorption Correction, Data for Refinement and Publication.

LECTURES AND TUTORIALS - Native SAD Is Maturing

RIGAKU WEBINAR SERIES (2009 - PRESENT)

LOW RESOLUTION PHASING AND REFINEMENT (2011)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY: SEEING THINGS IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT (2013)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY: FOR ASPIRING CRYSTALLOGRAPHERS (2013)

 STRUCTURE FACTOR TUTORIAL (2014)

DATA COLLECTION FOR STRUCTURE DETERMENATION (2014)

ACHESYM: AN ALGORITHM AND SERVER FOR STANDARDIZED PLACEMENT OF MACROMOLECULAR MODELS IN THE UNIT CELL (2014)

NATIVE SAD IS MATURING (2015)

 LINKS - Suggestions?     

Databases: BMCD, CryoD, DisProt, ExPASy, HAD, HIC-Up, Metal Sites, NDBPDB, PDBe
,
                 Protein Geometry Database, Scattering

Programs: CCP4, COOT, DSSR, HKLPHENIX, PyMOL, SOLVE, USF, XDS


Servers: ACHESYM,
Anisotropy, CheckMyMetal, Crystal, C6, Dali, DSSR, ESPript
              Grade, PDBePISA, PhyreProbity, Protein, Robetta Fragment & HHpred  

Facilities: 
APS SER-CAT, APS SAXS Capabilities

 
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