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Newsletter No. 414
February 3, 2020

ACA News, IUCr Newsletter, IUCr Meetings List

Understanding Biology through Structure, March 16-20, 2020

JANUARY 2020 PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE GROUP  

1: Mayer ML. Glutamate receptors from diverse animal species exhibit unexpected
structural and functional diversity
. J Physiol. 2020 Jan 25. doi:
10.1113/JP279026. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31981421.

2: Jiang Z, Lai Y, Beaver JM, Tsegay PS, Zhao ML, Horton JK, Zamora M, Rein HL,
Miralles F, Shaver M, Hutcheson JD, Agoulnik I, Wilson SH, Liu Y. Oxidative DNA
Damage Modulates DNA Methylation Pattern in Human Breast Cancer 1 (BRCA1) Gene
via the Crosstalk between DNA Polymerase β and a de novo DNA Methyltransferase
.
Cells. 2020 Jan 16;9(1). pii: E225. doi: 10.3390/cells9010225. PubMed PMID:
31963223.

3: Karamanos TK, Tugarinov V, Clore GM. Determining methyl sidechain
conformations in a CS-ROSETTA model using methyl (1)H-(13)C residual dipolar
couplings
. J Biomol NMR. 2020 Jan 16. doi: 10.1007/s10858-019-00294-w. [Epub
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31950428.

4: Celia H, Noinaj N, Buchanan SK. Structure and Stoichiometry of the Ton
Molecular Motor
. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Jan 7;21(2). pii: E375. doi:
10.3390/ijms21020375. Review. PubMed PMID: 31936081.

5: Ruszkowska A, Ruszkowski M, Hulewicz JP,
Dauter Z, Brown JA. Molecular
structure of a U•A-U-rich RNA triple helix with 11 consecutive base triples
.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Jan 13. pii: gkz1222. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1222. [Epub
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31930330.

6: Hickman AB, Kailasan S, Genzor P, Haase AD, Dyda F. Casposase structure and
the mechanistic link between DNA transposition and spacer acquisition by
CRISPR-Cas
. Elife. 2020 Jan 8;9. pii: e50004. doi: 10.7554/eLife.50004. PubMed
PMID: 31913120; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6977970.

7: Dearborn AD, Marcotrigiano J. Hepatitis C Virus Structure: Defined by What It
Is Not
. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2020 Jan 2;10(1). pii: a036822. doi:
10.1101/cshperspect.a036822. Review. PubMed PMID: 31501263.

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

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

TOPIC DISCUSSIONSuggestions?

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, Table 1.

LECTURES AND TUTORIALS - Recommandations?


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"


LOW RESOLUTION PHASING AND REFINEMENT (2011)

 Data Collection Strategies (2013)

 STRUCTURE FACTOR TUTORIAL (2014)

DATA COLLECTION FOR STRUCTURE DETERMENATION (2014)

CRYSTAL CLEAR (2014)

LITERATURE ON CRYSTALLOGRAPHY THEORY AND METHODS (2017)

PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY Methods and Protocols (2017)

 Understanding Biology Through Structure (2017)

 On the state of crystallography at the dawn of the electron microscopy revolution (2017)

 The Fascinating World of Crystallography (2018)

 Data science skills for referees: I biological X-ray crystallography  (2018)

Correcting the public record of biological crystallography (2019)


 LINKS - Suggestions?

Databases: DisProt, ExPASy, HAD, HIC-Up, NDBPDB, PDBe
, Protein Geometry

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


Servers: ACHESYM,
Anisotropy, C6@C3, DaliESPript, Grade, PDBePISA, Phyre2,
             MolProbity, RestraintLib,

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