Biochemistry

Recent Publications

 

Highlight: Frontiers in Proteolysis.
Lemieux MJ, Denault JB, Overall CM.
Biol Chem. 2018 Oct 26. pii: /j/bchm.ahead-of-print/hsz-2018-0401/hsz-2018-0401.xml. doi: 10.1515/hsz-2018-0401. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Understanding Conformational Dynamics of Complex Lipid Mixtures Relevant to Biology.
Friedman R, Khalid S, Aponte-Santamaría C, Arutyunova E, Becker M, Boyd KJ, Christensen M, Coimbra JTS, Concilio S, Daday C, van Eerden FJ, Fernandes PA, Gräter F, Hakobyan D, Heuer A, Karathanou K, Keller F, Lemieux MJ, Marrink SJ, May ER, Mazumdar A, Naftalin R, Pickholz M, Piotto S, Pohl P, Quinn P, Ramos MJ, Schiøtt B, Sengupta D, Sessa L, Vanni S, Zeppelin T, Zoni V, Bondar AN, Domene C.
J Membr Biol. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1007/s00232-018-0050-y. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Cooperative function of TraJ and ArcA in regulating the F plasmid tra operon.
Lu J, Peng Y, Wan S, Frost LS, Raivio T, Glover JNM.
J Bacteriol. 2018 Oct 15. pii: JB.00448-18. doi: 10.1128/JB.00448-18. [Epub ahead of print]

Structure and Function of the Fgd Family of Divergent FYVE Domain Proteins.
Eitzen G, Smithers CC, Murray A, Overduin M.
Biochem Cell Biol. 2018 Oct 11. doi: 10.1139/bcb-2018-0185. [Epub ahead of print]

Vitamin E alleviates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase deficient mice.
Presa N, Clugston RD, Lingrell S, Kelly SE, Merrill AH Jr, Jana S, Kassiri Z, Gómez-Muñoz A, Vance DE, Jacobs RL, van der Veen JN.
Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2018 Oct 6;1865(1):14-25. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.10.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Properties and Biotechnological Applications of Acyl-CoA:diacylglycerol Acyltransferase and Phospholipid:diacylglycerol Acyltransferase from Terrestrial Plants and Microalgae.
Xu Y, Caldo KMP, Pal-Nath D, Ozga J, Lemieux MJ, Weselake RJ, Chen G.
Lipids. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1002/lipd.12081. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Lipomyces starkeyi: an emerging cell factory for production of lipids, oleochemicals and biotechnology applications.
McNeil BA, Stuart DT.
World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018 Sep 12;34(10):147. doi: 10.1007/s11274-018-2532-6. Review.

Dexamethasone decreases the autotaxin-lysophosphatidate-inflammatory axis in adipose tissue: implications for the metabolic syndrome and breast cancer.
Meng G, Tang X, Yang Z, Zhao Y, Curtis JM, McMullen TPW, Brindley DN.
FASEB J. 2018 Sep 7:fj201801226R. doi: 10.1096/fj.201801226R. [Epub ahead of print]

The Unique Cofactor Region of Zika Virus NS2B-NS3 Protease Facilitates Cleavage of Key Host Proteins.
Hill ME, Kumar A, Wells JA, Hobman TC, Julien O, Hardy JA. 
ACS Chem Biol. 2018 Aug

MMP-2: Is too low as bad as too high in the cardiovascular system?
Hardy E, Hardy-Sossa A, Fernandez-Patron C.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Aug

Meeting Report: The 61st Annual Meeting of the CSMB, Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease.
Alexander RT, Young HS.
Biochem Cell Biol. 2018 Aug

The Unique Cofactor Region of Zika Virus NS2B-NS3 Protease Facilitates Cleavage of Key Host Proteins.
Hill ME, Kumar A, Wells JA, Hobman TC, Julien O, Hardy JA.
ACS Chem Biol. 2018 Aug

Erratum to Residue-specific mobility changes in soluble oligomers of the prion protein define regions involved in aggregation, BBAPAP (2018) 982-988.
Glaves JP, Ladner-Keay CL, Bjorndahl TC, Wishart DS, Sykes BD.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018 Aug