Recent Publications

Li F, Liu J, Liu N, Kuhn LA, Garavito RM, Ferguson-Miller S. “Translocator Protein 18 kDa (TSPO): An Old Protein with New Functions?” Biochemistry. (2016) May 9;. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00142

Li F, Liu J, Zheng Y, Garavito RM, Ferguson-Miller S. “Response to Comment on "Crystal structures of translocator protein (TSPO) and mutant mimic of a human polymorphism".” Science. (2015) Oct 30;350(6260):519. doi:10.1126/science.aab2595

Li F, Liu J, Garavito RM, Ferguson-Miller S. “Evolving understanding of translocator protein 18 kDa (TSPO).” Pharmacol Res. (2015) Sep;99:404-9. doi:10.1016/j.phrs.2015.03.022

Li F, Liu J, Zheng Y, Garavito RM, Ferguson-Miller S. “Protein structure. Crystal structures of translocator protein (TSPO) and mutant mimic of a human polymorphism.” Science. (2015) Jan 30;347(6221):555-8. doi:10.1126/science.1260590

Zhang Y, Zheng Y, Qin L, Wang S, Buchko GW, Garavito RM. “Structural characterization of a β-hydroxyacid dehydrogenase from Geobacter sulfurreducens and Geobacter metallireducens with succinic semialdehyde reductase activity.” Biochimie. (2014) Sep;104:61-9. doi:10.1016/j.biochi.2014.05.002

Xu S, Hermanson DJ, Banerjee S, Ghebreselasie K, Clayton GM, Garavito RM, Marnett LJ. “Oxicams bind in a novel mode to the cyclooxygenase active site via a two-water-mediated H-bonding Network.” J Biol Chem. (2014) Mar 7;289(10):6799-808. doi:10.1074/jbc.M113.517987

Schönknecht G, Chen WH, Ternes CM, Barbier GG, Shrestha RP, Stanke M, Bräutigam A, Baker BJ, Banfield JF, Garavito RM, Carr K, Wilkerson C, Rensing SA, Gagneul D, Dickenson NE, Oesterhelt C, Lercher MJ, Weber AP. “Gene transfer from bacteria and archaea facilitated evolution of an extremophilic eukaryote.” Science. (2013) Mar 8;339(6124):1207-10. doi:10.1126/science.1231707

Jadhav SR, Rao KS, Zheng Y, Garavito RM, Worden RM. “Voltage dependent closure of PorB class II porin from Neisseria meningitidis investigated using impedance spectroscopy in a tethered bilayer lipid membrane interface.” J Colloid Interface Sci. (2013) Jan 15;390(1):211-6. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2012.09.031

Tan YJ, Wang WH, Zheng Y, Dong J, Stefano G, Brandizzi F, Garavito RM, Reid GE, Bruening ML. “Limited proteolysis via millisecond digestions in protease-modified membranes.” Anal Chem. (2012) Oct 2;84(19):8357-63. doi:10.1021/ac3019153

Zhang Y, Gao X, Zheng Y, Garavito RM. “Identification of succinic semialdehyde reductases from Geobacter: expression, purification, crystallization, preliminary functional, and crystallographic analysis.” Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). (2011) Dec;43(12):996-1002. doi:10.1093/abbs/gmr097

Zheng Y, Anderson S, Zhang Y, Garavito RM. “The structure of sucrose synthase-1 from Arabidopsis thaliana and its functional implications.” J Biol Chem. (2011) Oct 14;286(41):36108-18. doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.275974

Zhang Y, Gao X, Garavito RM. “Biochemical characterization of human dynamin-like protein 1.” J Biochem. (2011) Dec;150(6):627-33. doi:10.1093/jb/mvr102

Zhou R, Cusumano C, Sui D, Garavito RM, Kroos L. “Intramembrane proteolytic cleavage of a membrane-tethered transcription factor by a metalloprotease depends on ATP.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2009) Sep 22;106(38):16174-9. doi:10.1073/pnas.0901455106

King JD, Poon KK, Webb NA, Anderson EM, McNally DJ, Brisson JR, Messner P, Garavito RM, Lam JS. “The structural basis for catalytic function of GMD and RMD, two closely related enzymes from the GDP-D-rhamnose biosynthesis pathway.” FEBS J. (2009) May;276(10):2686-700. doi:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2009.06993.x