Sergi Castellano

Summary

Affiliation: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc SelenoDB 1.0 : a database of selenoprotein genes, proteins and SECIS elements
    Sergi Castellano
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D332-8. 2008
  2. doi On the unique function of selenocysteine - insights from the evolution of selenoproteins
    Sergi Castellano
    Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1790:1463-70. 2009
  3. pmc Low exchangeability of selenocysteine, the 21st amino acid, in vertebrate proteins
    Sergi Castellano
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2031-40. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc SelenoDB 1.0 : a database of selenoprotein genes, proteins and SECIS elements
    Sergi Castellano
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D332-8. 2008
    ..SelenoDB is freely available at http://www.selenodb.org...
  2. doi On the unique function of selenocysteine - insights from the evolution of selenoproteins
    Sergi Castellano
    Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1790:1463-70. 2009
    ..Such inferences inform us not only of the long-term exchangeability between Sec and Cys residues, but also of the nature of the selective factors shaping Sec usage in proteins...
  3. pmc Low exchangeability of selenocysteine, the 21st amino acid, in vertebrate proteins
    Sergi Castellano
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2031-40. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the selenoproteomes and neutral evolutionary patterns in other taxa will be necessary to fully assess the generality of this conclusion...