Kristina Djinovic Carugo
Affiliation: University of Vienna
Kostan J, Salzer U, Orlova A, TÃ¶rÃ¶ I, Hodnik V, Senju Y, et al
. Direct interaction of actin filaments with F-BAR protein pacsin2. EMBO Rep. 2014;15:1154-62 pubmed publisher
..This finding reveals a new level of complexity in membrane remodeling processes. ..
MÃ¤rtens B, Bezerra G, Kreuter M, Grishkovskaya I, Manica A, Arkhipova V, et al
. The Heptameric SmAP1 and SmAP2 Proteins of the Crenarchaeon Sulfolobus Solfataricus Bind to Common and Distinct RNA Targets. Life (Basel). 2015;5:1264-81 pubmed publisher
..Taken together, this study may hint to common and different functions of both Sso-SmAPs in Sso RNA metabolism. ..
Ribeiro E, Pinotsis N, Ghisleni A, Salmazo A, Konarev P, Kostan J, et al
. The structure and regulation of human muscle Î±-actinin. Cell. 2014;159:1447-60 pubmed publisher
Hofbauer S, HagmÃ¼ller A, Schaffner I, Mlynek G, Krutzler M, Stadlmayr G, et al
. Structure and heme-binding properties of HemQ (chlorite dismutase-like protein) from Listeria monocytogenes. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015;574:36-48 pubmed publisher
..Presented biochemical and structural data reveal that the chlorite dismutase-like protein from L. monocytogenes could act as a potential regulatory heme sensing and storage protein within heme biosynthesis. ..
Song J, Kostan J, Drepper F, Knapp B, de Almeida Ribeiro E, Konarev P, et al
. Structural insights into Ca2+-calmodulin regulation of Plectin 1a-integrin ?4 interaction in hemidesmosomes. Structure. 2015;23:558-570 pubmed publisher
..This model could serve as a blueprint for studies aimed at understanding how Ca(2+)-CaM or EF-hand motifs regulate F-actin-based cytoskeleton. ..
Salzer U, Kostan J, Djinovic Carugo K. Deciphering the BAR code of membrane modulators. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2017;74:2413-2438 pubmed publisher
Puž V, Pavsic M, Lenarcic B, Djinovic Carugo K. Conformational plasticity and evolutionary analysis of the myotilin tandem Ig domains. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3993 pubmed publisher
..Mutation of AKE motif to AAA further confirmed its impact on inter-domain flexibility. We hypothesise that the conformational plasticity of the Ig domain pair in its unbound form is part of the binding partner recognition mechanism. ..