- SelenoDB 1.0 : a database of selenoprotein genes, proteins and SECIS elementsSergi 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...
- On the unique function of selenocysteine - insights from the evolution of selenoproteinsSergi 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...
- Low exchangeability of selenocysteine, the 21st amino acid, in vertebrate proteinsSergi 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...