Thermoplasma volcanium GSS1


Alias: Thermoplasma volcanium str. GSS1, Thermoplasma volcanium strain GSS1

Top Publications

  1. Kocabiyik S, Demirok B. Cloning and overexpression of a thermostable signal peptide peptidase (SppA) from Thermoplasma volcanium GSS1 in E. coli. Biotechnol J. 2009;4:1055-65 pubmed publisher
    ..A search for a transmembrane domain using automated programs did not predict any signal peptide associated with the Tpv SppA and, therefore, suggested a cytoplasmic location for this enzyme...
  2. Irwin D. Molecular evolution. Who are the parents of eukaryotes?. Curr Biol. 1994;4:1115-7 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of heat shock protein 70 sequences suggests that the eukaryotic nuclear genome may be a hybrid, originating from the fusion of distinct prokaryotic cells. ..
  3. Sakaguchi M, Shimodaira S, Ishida S, Amemiya M, Honda S, Sugahara Y, et al. Identification of GH15 Family Thermophilic Archaeal Trehalases That Function within a Narrow Acidic-pH Range. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81:4920-31 pubmed publisher
  4. Kim B, Jung J, Hong E, Yee A, Arrowsmith C, Lee W. NMR structure of the conserved novel-fold protein TA0743 from Thermoplasma acidophilum. Proteins. 2006;62:819-21 pubmed
  5. Zakrzewska Czerwinska J, Gaszewska Mastalarz A, Pulverer G, Mordarski M. Identification of Staphylococcus epidermidis using a 16S rRNA-directed oligonucleotide probe. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1992;100:51-8 pubmed
    ..Additionally, a sensitive, non-radioisotopic system with chemiluminescence detection was tested. ..
  6. Kocabiyik S, Ozdemir I, Zwickl P, Ozdo─čan S. Molecular cloning and co-expression of Thermoplasma volcanium proteasome subunit genes. Protein Expr Purif. 2010;73:223-30 pubmed publisher
    ..volcanium 20S proteasome revealed a unique conformational architecture (i.e. a tubular structure of four-stacked heptameric rings with a sevenfold symmetric top view) that is perfectly conserved from procaryotes to human. ..
  7. Fujii M, Hata C, Ukita M, Fukushima C, Matsuura C, Kawashima Ohya Y, et al. Characterization of a Thermostable 8-Oxoguanine DNA Glycosylase Specific for GO/N Mismatches from the Thermoacidophilic Archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium. Archaea. 2016;2016:8734894 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that TvoOgg-encoding TVG_RS00315 is a member of the Ogg2 family of T. volcanium. ..
  8. Kanoh Y, Uehara S, Iwata H, Yoneda K, Ohshima T, Sakuraba H. Structural insight into glucose dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2014;70:1271-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Structural comparison revealed that a decreased number of interactions between the C3-hydroxyl group of the sugar and the enzyme are likely to be responsible for the lack of reactivity of tvGlcDH towards D-xylose. ..
  9. Bosch G, Baumeister W, Essen L. Crystal structure of the beta-apical domain of the thermosome reveals structural plasticity in the protrusion region. J Mol Biol. 2000;301:19-25 pubmed
    ..Sequence variations in the protrusion regions that are found in the eukaryotic TRiC/CCT subunits may provide different structural propensities and hence serve different roles in substrate recognition. ..

More Information


  1. Ikeda Y, Minoshima H, Satoh M, Ishikawa T, Kawashima Ohya Y, Tomobe K, et al. Transcriptional factor fur from Thermoplasma volcanium binds its own promoter DNA in a divalent cation-dependent manner. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2012;58:465-73 pubmed
    ..These results indicated that TvFur regulates transcription depending on the availability of environmental divalent cations. ..
  2. Faguy D, Bayley D, Kostyukova A, Thomas N, Jarrell K. Isolation and characterization of flagella and flagellin proteins from the Thermoacidophilic archaea Thermoplasma volcanium and Sulfolobus shibatae. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:902-5 pubmed
    ..This sequence was least similar to any of the available archaeal flagellin sequences, consistent with the phylogenetic distance of S. shibatae from the other archaea studied...
  3. Parfenova L, Abarca Heidemann K, Crane B, Rothberg B. Molecular architecture and divalent cation activation of TvoK, a prokaryotic potassium channel. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:24302-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a working hypothesis for TvoK gating in which the binding of either Ca2+ or Mg2+ can contribute approximately 5 kcal/mol toward stabilization of the open conformation of the channel...
  4. Cherney M, Cherney L, Garen C, James M. The structures of Thermoplasma volcanium phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate synthetase bound to ribose-5-phosphate and ATP analogs. J Mol Biol. 2011;413:844-56 pubmed publisher
    ..The Tv PRPP synthetase forms a biological dimer in contrast to the tetrameric or hexameric quaternary structures of the Methanocaldococcus jannaschii and Bacillus subtilis PRPP synthetases, respectively...
  5. Roeben A, Kofler C, Nagy I, Nickell S, Hartl F, Bracher A. Crystal structure of an archaeal actin homolog. J Mol Biol. 2006;358:145-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Intriguingly, both genera are characterized by the lack of a cell wall, and therefore Ta0583 could have a function in cellular organization...
  6. F rster A, Masters E, Whitby F, Robinson H, Hill C. The 1.9 A structure of a proteasome-11S activator complex and implications for proteasome-PAN/PA700 interactions. Mol Cell. 2005;18:589-99 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, biochemical observations implicate an equivalent interaction for the unrelated ATP-dependent activators PAN and PA700...
  7. Gupta R, Golding G. Evolution of HSP70 gene and its implications regarding relationships between archaebacteria, eubacteria, and eukaryotes. J Mol Evol. 1993;37:573-82 pubmed
    ..To explain the phylogenies based on HSP70 and other gene sequences, a model for the origin of eukaryotic cells involving fusion between archaebacteria and gram-negative eubacteria is proposed...
  8. Coles M, Diercks T, Liermann J, Gr ger A, Rockel B, Baumeister W, et al. The solution structure of VAT-N reveals a 'missing link' in the evolution of complex enzymes from a simple betaalphabetabeta element. Curr Biol. 1999;9:1158-68 pubmed publisher
  9. Gupta R, Singh B. Phylogenetic analysis of 70 kD heat shock protein sequences suggests a chimeric origin for the eukaryotic cell nucleus. Curr Biol. 1994;4:1104-14 pubmed
    ..Several predictions from the chimeric model are discussed...