Daan M F van Aalten

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Acetazolamide-based fungal chitinase inhibitors
    Alexander W Schuttelkopf
    University of Dundee, Sir James Black Centre, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem 18:8334-40. 2010
  2. pmc Human OGA binds substrates in a conserved peptide recognition groove
    Marianne Schimpl
    University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 432:1-7. 2010
  3. pmc Structure of a bacterial putative acetyltransferase defines the fold of the human O-GlcNAcase C-terminal domain
    Francesco V Rao
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Open Biol 3:130021. 2013
  4. pmc TAK1-binding protein 1 is a pseudophosphatase
    Sarah H Conner
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 399:427-34. 2006
  5. pmc Molecular mechanism of elongation factor 1A inhibition by a Legionella pneumophila glycosyltransferase
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 426:281-92. 2010
  6. pmc Structural insights into the recognition of substrates and activators by the OSR1 kinase
    Fabrizio Villa
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    EMBO Rep 8:839-45. 2007
  7. pmc Structural insights into the regulation of PDK1 by phosphoinositides and inositol phosphates
    David Komander
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    EMBO J 23:3918-28. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Structural and kinetic differences between human and Aspergillus fumigatus D-glucosamine-6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 415:217-23. 2008
  9. pmc O-GlcNAc transferase invokes nucleotide sugar pyrophosphate participation in catalysis
    Marianne Schimpl
    College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Nat Chem Biol 8:969-74. 2012
  10. pmc Structural insights into the mechanism and inhibition of eukaryotic O-GlcNAc hydrolysis
    Francesco V Rao
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    EMBO J 25:1569-78. 2006

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Publications32

  1. pmc Acetazolamide-based fungal chitinase inhibitors
    Alexander W Schuttelkopf
    University of Dundee, Sir James Black Centre, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem 18:8334-40. 2010
    ..Although acetazolamide and its analogues are weak inhibitors of the enzyme, they have a high ligand efficiency and as such are interesting leads for future inhibitor development...
  2. pmc Human OGA binds substrates in a conserved peptide recognition groove
    Marianne Schimpl
    University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 432:1-7. 2010
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  3. pmc Structure of a bacterial putative acetyltransferase defines the fold of the human O-GlcNAcase C-terminal domain
    Francesco V Rao
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Open Biol 3:130021. 2013
    ..Thus, the C-terminal domain of hOGA is a catalytically incompetent 'pseudo'-AT. ..
  4. pmc TAK1-binding protein 1 is a pseudophosphatase
    Sarah H Conner
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 399:427-34. 2006
    ..Thus, it appears that TAB1 is a 'pseudophosphatase', possibly binding to and regulating accessibility of phosphorylated residues on substrates downstream of TAK1 or on the TAK1 complex itself...
  5. pmc Molecular mechanism of elongation factor 1A inhibition by a Legionella pneumophila glycosyltransferase
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 426:281-92. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Structural insights into the recognition of substrates and activators by the OSR1 kinase
    Fabrizio Villa
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    EMBO Rep 8:839-45. 2007
    ..These results provide the first molecular insight into the mechanism by which the SPAK and OSR1 kinases specifically recognize their upstream activators and downstream substrates...
  7. pmc Structural insights into the regulation of PDK1 by phosphoinositides and inositol phosphates
    David Komander
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    EMBO J 23:3918-28. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Structural and kinetic differences between human and Aspergillus fumigatus D-glucosamine-6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 415:217-23. 2008
    ..Mutagenesis targeting these differences revealed drastic effects on steady-state kinetics, suggesting that the differences could be exploitable with small-molecule inhibitors...
  9. pmc O-GlcNAc transferase invokes nucleotide sugar pyrophosphate participation in catalysis
    Marianne Schimpl
    College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Nat Chem Biol 8:969-74. 2012
    ..This mechanism seems to be a unique evolutionary solution to the spatial constraints imposed by a bulky protein acceptor substrate and explains the unexpected specificity of a recently reported metabolic OGT inhibitor...
  10. pmc Structural insights into the mechanism and inhibition of eukaryotic O-GlcNAc hydrolysis
    Francesco V Rao
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    EMBO J 25:1569-78. 2006
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  11. pmc Substrate and product analogues as human O-GlcNAc transferase inhibitors
    Helge C Dorfmueller
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Amino Acids 40:781-92. 2011
    ..While the novel analogues are not active on living cells, they inhibit the enzyme in the micromolar range and together with the structural data provide useful templates for further optimisation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Structure of Saccharomyces cerevisiae chitinase 1 and screening-based discovery of potent inhibitors
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Chem Biol 14:589-99. 2007
    ..Crystal structures of ScCTS1 in complex with inhibitors from three series reveal striking mimicry of carbohydrate substrate by small aromatic moieties and a pocket that could be further exploited in optimization of these inhibitors...
  13. pmc Human YKL-39 is a pseudo-chitinase with retained chitooligosaccharide-binding properties
    Marianne Schimpl
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 446:149-57. 2012
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  14. pmc Screening-based discovery of drug-like O-GlcNAcase inhibitor scaffolds
    Helge C Dorfmueller
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    FEBS Lett 584:694-700. 2010
    ..These scaffolds provide attractive starting points for the development of non-carbohydrate, drug-like OGA inhibitors...
  15. pmc GlcNAcstatins are nanomolar inhibitors of human O-GlcNAcase inducing cellular hyper-O-GlcNAcylation
    Helge C Dorfmueller
    University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 420:221-7. 2009
    ..Thus these compounds are potent selective tools to study the cell biology of O-GlcNAc...
  16. pmc Genetic and structural validation of Aspergillus fumigatus UDP-N-acetylglucosamine pyrophosphorylase as an antifungal target
    Wenxia Fang
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Mol Microbiol 89:479-93. 2013
    ..Thus AfUAP1 could represent a novel antifungal target and this work will assist the future discovery of small molecule inhibitors against this enzyme. ..
  17. pmc Structural insights into mechanism and specificity of O-GlcNAc transferase
    Andrew J Clarke
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    EMBO J 27:2780-8. 2008
    ..On the basis of the structure, we identify truncation/point mutants of the TPRs that have differential effects on activity towards proteins/peptides, giving first insights into how OGT may recognise its substrates...
  18. pmc The ubiquitin-associated domain of AMPK-related kinases regulates conformation and LKB1-mediated phosphorylation and activation
    Mahaboobi Jaleel
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, MSI WTB complex, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 394:545-55. 2006
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that the UBA domains of AMPK-related kinases play an important role in regulating the conformation, activation and localization of these enzymes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Glucose-6-phosphate as a probe for the glucosamine-6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase Michaelis complex
    Ramon Hurtado-Guerrero
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    FEBS Lett 581:5597-600. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint An efficient synthesis of argifin: a natural product chitinase inhibitor with chemotherapeutic potential
    Mark J Dixon
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 15:4717-21. 2005
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  21. pmc Kinetic, inhibition and structural studies on 3-oxoacyl-ACP reductase from Plasmodium falciparum, a key enzyme in fatty acid biosynthesis
    Sasala R Wickramasinghe
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Biochem J 393:447-57. 2006
    ..Hexachlorophene (EC50 6.2 microM) and analogues such as bithionol also have antimalarial activity in vitro, suggesting they might be useful leads for further development...
  22. pmc Binding of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate to the pleckstrin homology domain of protein kinase B induces a conformational change
    Christine C Milburn
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Biochem J 375:531-8. 2003
    ..Our data provides the first structural insight into the mechanism by which the interaction of PKB with PtdIns(3,4,5)P3/PtdIns(3,4)P2 induces conformational changes that could enable PKB to be activated by PDK1...
  23. pmc Yeast Mnn9 is both a priming glycosyltransferase and an allosteric activator of mannan biosynthesis
    Alexander Striebeck
    Division of Molecular Microbiology, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Open Biol 3:130022. 2013
    ..These results reveal the molecular basis of mannan synthesis and will aid development of inhibitors targeting this process. ..
  24. pmc Discovery of catalytically active orthologues of the Parkinson's disease kinase PINK1: analysis of substrate specificity and impact of mutations
    Helen I Woodroof
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Open Biol 1:110012. 2011
    ..Our findings will aid future studies aimed at understanding how the activity of PINK1 is regulated and the identification of physiological substrates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Structures of Bacillus subtilis PdaA, a family 4 carbohydrate esterase, and a complex with N-acetyl-glucosamine
    David E Blair
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    FEBS Lett 570:13-9. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint PDK1, the master regulator of AGC kinase signal transduction
    Alfonso Mora
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, MSI WTB complex, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 15:161-70. 2004
    ..We also discuss whether inhibitors of PDK1 might have chemotherapeutic potential in the treatment of cancers in which the PDK1-regulated AGC kinases are constitutively activated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Structure-based exploration of cyclic dipeptide chitinase inhibitors
    Douglas R Houston
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    J Med Chem 47:5713-20. 2004
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  28. pmc A sweet TET-à-tête-synergy of TET proteins and O-GlcNAc transferase in transcription
    Daniel Mariappa
    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    EMBO J 32:612-3. 2013
    ..However, how Tet family proteins and 5hmC are linked to transcriptional regulation is currently not clear...
  29. pmc Protein O-GlcNAcylation is required for fibroblast growth factor signaling in Drosophila
    Daniel Mariappa
    Division of Cell and Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Sci Signal 4:ra89. 2011
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  30. pmc N-myristoyltransferase inhibitors as new leads to treat sleeping sickness
    Julie A Frearson
    Drug Discovery Unit, Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK
    Nature 464:728-32. 2010
    ..Our studies validate T. brucei N-myristoyltransferase as a promising therapeutic target for human African trypanosomiasis...
  31. pmc The structure of siglec-7 in complex with sialosides: leads for rational structure-based inhibitor design
    Helen Attrill
    Division of Biological Chemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 397:271-8. 2006
    ..A co-crystal of siglec-7 in complex with the sialoside inhibitor, oxamido-Neu5Ac [methyl alpha-9-(amino-oxalyl-amino)-9-deoxy-Neu5Ac] and inhibition data for the sialosides gives clear leads for future inhibitor design...
  32. pmc Structural basis for UCN-01 (7-hydroxystaurosporine) specificity and PDK1 (3-phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase-1) inhibition
    David Komander
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK
    Biochem J 375:255-62. 2003
    ..This information could lead to opportunities for structure-based optimization of PDK1 inhibitors...