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Newsletter No. 371
February19, 2018

Congratulations!

Zbigniew Dauter, 2017 Patterson Award Winner!


ACA News, IUCr Newsletter, IUCr Meetings List

ACA 2018, FEBS 2018, Protein Society 2018

JANUARY 2018 PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE GROUP  


1: Morellet N, Li X, Wieninger SA, Taylor JL, Bischerour J, Moriau S, Lescop E,
Bardiaux B, Mathy N, Assrir N, Bétermier M, Nilges M, Hickman AB, Dyda F, Craig
NL, Guittet E. Sequence-specific DNA binding activity of the cross-brace zinc
finger motif of the piggyBac transposase
. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Jan 27. doi:
10.1093/nar/gky044. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29385532.

2: Frey BF, Jiang J, Sui Y, Boyd LF, Yu B, Tatsuno G, Billeskov R,
Solaymani-Mohammadi S, Berman PW, Margulies DH, Berzofsky JA. Effects of
Cross-Presentation, Antigen Processing, and Peptide Binding in HIV Evasion of T
Cell Immunity.
J Immunol. 2018 Jan 26. pii: ji1701523. doi:
10.4049/jimmunol.1701523. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29374075.

3: Sekula B, Dauter Z. Crystal structure of thermospermine synthase from Medicago
truncatula and substrate discriminatory features of plant
aminopropyltransferases
. Biochem J. 2018 Jan 24. pii: BCJ20170900. doi:
10.1042/BCJ20170900. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29367265.

4: Deshmukh L, Tugarinov V, Appella DH,
Clore G. Targeting a dark excited state
of HIV-1 nucleocapsid by anti-retroviral thioesters revealed by NMR
. Angew Chem
Int Ed Engl. 2018 Jan 18. doi: 10.1002/anie.201713172. [Epub ahead of print]
PubMed PMID: 29345807.

5: Rana MS, Kumar P, Lee CJ, Verardi R, Rajashankar KR, Banerjee A. Fatty acyl
recognition and transfer by an integral membrane S-acyltransferase
. Science. 2018
Jan 12;359(6372). pii: eaao6326. doi: 10.1126/science.aao6326. PubMed PMID:
29326245.

6: Herschhorn A, Gu C, Moraca F, Ma X, Farrell M, Smith AB 3rd, Pancera M, Kwong
PD
, Schön A, Freire E, Abrams C, Blanchard SC, Mothes W, Sodroski JG. Publisher
Correction: The β20-β21 of gp120 is a regulatory switch for HIV-1 Env
conformational transitions
. Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 8;9(1):158. doi:
10.1038/s41467-017-02463-7. PubMed PMID: 29311557; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5758816.

7: Tian L, Kim MS, Li H, Wang J, Yang W. Structure of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase
cleaving RNA in an RNA/DNA hybrid
. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan
16;115(3):507-512. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1719746115. Epub 2018 Jan 2. PubMed PMID:
29295939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5777007.

For timely listing, please send a heads-up E-mail to the Editor upon publication.
TIPS, TRICKS, METHODS - Contributions Are Welcome

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

TOPIC DISCUSSION - Suggested Topics Are Welcome

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

LECTURES AND TUTORIALS CRYSTALLOGRAPHY


DR. ZBIGNIEW DAUTER'S LECTURES AT THE NIH (2005)
 

Part 1: "How to read international tables?"

Part 2: "Data collection strategy" and "Twinning"

           "Phasing methods - a general introduction to all methods"

Part 3: "SAD phasing, Quick halide soaking, and Radiation damage 

            with possible use of it for phasing"


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)

A GLIMPSE OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY THROUGH X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY (2014)

CRYSTAL CLEAR (2014)

NATIVE SAD IS MATURING (2015)

LITERATURE ON CRYSTALLOGRAPHY THEORY AND METHODS (2017)

PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY Methods and Protocols (2017)

 LINKS - New Server: RestraintLib
  

Databases: BMCDDisProt, ExPASy, HAD, HIC-Up, Metal Sites, NDBPDB, PDBe
,
                 Protein Geometry, Scattering

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


Servers: ACHESYM,
Anisotropy, CheckMyMetal, Crystal, C6, Dali, DSSR, ESPript
              Grade, PDBePISA, Phyre, MolProbity, Protein, Robetta Fragment, HHpred,
 
            RestraintLib,


Facilities: 
APS SER-CAT, APS SAXS Capabilities

 
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