B M Martins

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure and substrate binding modeling of the uroporphyrinogen-III decarboxylase from Nicotiana tabacum. Implications for the catalytic mechanism
    B M Martins
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried bei München, Germany
    J Biol Chem 276:44108-16. 2001
  2. pmc Crystal structure of 4-hydroxybutyryl-CoA dehydratase: radical catalysis involving a [4Fe-4S] cluster and flavin
    Berta M Martins
    Max Planck Institut Biochemie, Strukturforschung, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:15645-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco uroporphyrinogen-III decarboxylase: characterization, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis
    B M Martins
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abt Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18 A, D 82152 Martinsried bei munchen, Germany
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 57:1709-11. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxygen-dependent coproporphyrinogen-III oxidase from Escherichia coli: one-step purification and biochemical characterisation
    Sofia Macieira
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abt Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz, 18 a, 82152, Martinsried, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:31-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Structural basis for stereo-specific catalysis in NAD(+)-dependent (R)-2-hydroxyglutarate dehydrogenase from Acidaminococcus fermentans
    Berta M Martins
    MPI Biochemie, Strukturforschung, Martinsried, Germany
    FEBS J 272:269-81. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint New insights into the thermostability of bacterial ferredoxins: high-resolution crystal structure of the seven-iron ferredoxin from Thermus thermophilus
    S Macedo-Ribeiro
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschungm, Martinsried, Germany
    J Biol Inorg Chem 6:663-74. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Active site geometry and substrate recognition of the molybdenum hydroxylase quinoline 2-oxidoreductase
    Irena Bonin
    Abteilung für Strukturforschung, Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Structure 12:1425-35. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical-mediated dehydration reactions in anaerobic bacteria
    Wolfgang Buckel
    Laboratorium für Mikrobiologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Philipps Universitat, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Biol Chem 386:951-9. 2005
  9. pmc Basic requirements for a metal-binding site in a protein: the influence of loop shortening on the cupredoxin azurin
    Chan Li
    Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7258-63. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint HTHP: a novel class of hexameric, tyrosine-coordinated heme proteins
    Jae Hun Jeoung
    Laboratorium Proteinkristallographie, Universitat Bayreuth, Universitatsstrasse 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany
    J Mol Biol 368:1122-31. 2007

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure and substrate binding modeling of the uroporphyrinogen-III decarboxylase from Nicotiana tabacum. Implications for the catalytic mechanism
    B M Martins
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried bei München, Germany
    J Biol Chem 276:44108-16. 2001
    ..The crystallographic dimer appears to represent the protein dimer under physiological conditions. The dimeric arrangement offers a plausible mechanism at least for the first two (out of four) decarboxylation steps...
  2. pmc Crystal structure of 4-hydroxybutyryl-CoA dehydratase: radical catalysis involving a [4Fe-4S] cluster and flavin
    Berta M Martins
    Max Planck Institut Biochemie, Strukturforschung, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:15645-9. 2004
    ..Our results raise interesting questions regarding the mechanism of acyl-CoA dehydrogenases, which are involved in fatty acid oxidation, and address the divergent evolution of the ancestral common gene...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco uroporphyrinogen-III decarboxylase: characterization, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis
    B M Martins
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abt Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18 A, D 82152 Martinsried bei munchen, Germany
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 57:1709-11. 2001
    ..Crystals were obtained in the hexagonal space group P622 with one molecule per asymmetric unit and diffracted to 2.3 A resolution using synchrotron radiation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxygen-dependent coproporphyrinogen-III oxidase from Escherichia coli: one-step purification and biochemical characterisation
    Sofia Macieira
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abt Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz, 18 a, 82152, Martinsried, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:31-7. 2003
    ..Both preparations showed a specific activity of 37500 U mg(-1), had a subunit molecular mass of 35 kDa and behaved as a compact shaped dimer. First crystallisation trials produced plate-shaped diffracting crystals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Structural basis for stereo-specific catalysis in NAD(+)-dependent (R)-2-hydroxyglutarate dehydrogenase from Acidaminococcus fermentans
    Berta M Martins
    MPI Biochemie, Strukturforschung, Martinsried, Germany
    FEBS J 272:269-81. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint New insights into the thermostability of bacterial ferredoxins: high-resolution crystal structure of the seven-iron ferredoxin from Thermus thermophilus
    S Macedo-Ribeiro
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschungm, Martinsried, Germany
    J Biol Inorg Chem 6:663-74. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Active site geometry and substrate recognition of the molybdenum hydroxylase quinoline 2-oxidoreductase
    Irena Bonin
    Abteilung für Strukturforschung, Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Structure 12:1425-35. 2004
    ..The active site protein variants QorE743V and QorE743D were analyzed to assess the catalytic role of E743...
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical-mediated dehydration reactions in anaerobic bacteria
    Wolfgang Buckel
    Laboratorium für Mikrobiologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Philipps Universitat, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Biol Chem 386:951-9. 2005
    ..The structure of the FAD- and [4Fe-4S]-containing homotetrameric dehydratase is related to that of acyl-CoA dehydrogenases, suggesting a radical-based mechanism for both flavoproteins...
  9. pmc Basic requirements for a metal-binding site in a protein: the influence of loop shortening on the cupredoxin azurin
    Chan Li
    Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7258-63. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HTHP: a novel class of hexameric, tyrosine-coordinated heme proteins
    Jae Hun Jeoung
    Laboratorium Proteinkristallographie, Universitat Bayreuth, Universitatsstrasse 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany
    J Mol Biol 368:1122-31. 2007
    ..We therefore propose that HTHP is the prototype of a new class of heme proteins...