thermoplasma

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Summary: A genus of facultatively anaerobic heterotrophic archaea, in the order THERMOPLASMALES, isolated from self-heating coal refuse piles and acid hot springs. They are thermophilic and can grow both with and without sulfur.

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  1. 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
    ..The flagellar filaments of Thermoplasma volcanium were 12 nm in diameter and were composed of one major flagellin which has an M(r) of 41,000 and which ..
  2. Zwickl P, Grziwa A, P hler G, Dahlmann B, Lottspeich F, Baumeister W. Primary structure of the Thermoplasma proteasome and its implications for the structure, function, and evolution of the multicatalytic proteinase. Biochemistry. 1992;31:964-72 pubmed
    ..On the basis of circumstantial evidence we suggest that the alpha-subunits have regulatory and targeting functions, while the beta-subunits carry the active sites...
  3. Hernandez H, Jaquez O, Hamill M, Elliott S, Drennan C. Thioredoxin reductase from Thermoplasma acidophilum: a new twist on redox regulation. Biochemistry. 2008;47:9728-37 pubmed publisher
    ..the cloning and biochemical characterization of a putative TrxR (Ta0984) and a putative Trx (Ta0866) from Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  4. Christensen Q, Cronan J. The Thermoplasma acidophilum LplA-LplB complex defines a new class of bipartite lipoate-protein ligases. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:21317-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Two x-ray structures of the Thermoplasma acidophilum LplA structure have been reported, although the protein was reported to lack ligase activity...
  5. McManus E, Luisi B, Perham R. Structure of a putative lipoate protein ligase from Thermoplasma acidophilum and the mechanism of target selection for post-translational modification. J Mol Biol. 2006;356:625-37 pubmed publisher
    ..A gene encoding a putative lipoate protein ligase (LplA) of Thermoplasma acidophilum was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
  6. Searcy D, DeLange R. Thermoplasma acidophilum histone-like protein. Partial amino acid sequence suggestive of homology to eukaryotic histones. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1980;609:197-200 pubmed
    b>Thermoplasma acidophilum is a freeliving mycoplasma-like organism that has a small basic protein tightly bound to its DNA. The N-terminal sequence of this protein has been determined...
  7. Pamnani V, Tamura T, Lupas A, Peters J, Cejka Z, Ashraf W, et al. Cloning, sequencing and expression of VAT, a CDC48/p97 ATPase homologue from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. FEBS Lett. 1997;404:263-8 pubmed
    A member of the AAA family of Mg2(+)-ATPases from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum has been cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
  8. Posner M, Upadhyay A, Bagby S, Hough D, Danson M. A unique lipoylation system in the Archaea. Lipoylation in Thermoplasma acidophilum requires two proteins. FEBS J. 2009;276:4012-22 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously shown that the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum, has a four-gene cluster encoding the components of such a complex, which, when recombinantly ..
  9. Reher M, Sch nheit P. Glyceraldehyde dehydrogenases from the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeota Picrophilus torridus and Thermoplasma acidophilum, key enzymes of the non-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway, constitute a novel enzyme family within the aldehyde dehydrogen. FEBS Lett. 2006;580:1198-204 pubmed publisher
    ..torridus as the encoding gene, designated gadh, and the recombinant GADH was characterized. In Thermoplasma acidophilum ORF Ta0809 represents a gadh homolog with highest sequence identity; the gene was expressed and the ..

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  1. Kish Trier E, Wilkens S. Interaction of the Thermoplasma acidophilum A1A0-ATP synthase peripheral stalk with the catalytic domain. FEBS Lett. 2009;583:3121-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The data show a specific interaction of B(NT) peptide with 26 residues of the E(CT1)H(CT) domain, thereby providing a molecular picture of how the peripheral stalk is anchored to the A3B3 catalytic domain in A1A0...
  2. Kish Trier E, Wilkens S. Domain architecture of the stator complex of the A1A0-ATP synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:12031-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Previously, we have characterized the peripheral stalk forming subunits E and H of the A-ATPase from Thermoplasma acidophilum and demonstrated that the two polypeptides interact to form a stable heterodimer with 1:1 ..
  3. Gerega A, Rockel B, Peters J, Tamura T, Baumeister W, Zwickl P. VAT, the thermoplasma homolog of mammalian p97/VCP, is an N domain-regulated protein unfoldase. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:42856-62 pubmed publisher
    The Thermoplasma VCP-like ATPase from Thermoplasma acidophilum (VAT) ATPase is a member of the two-domain AAA ATPases and homologous to the mammalian p97/VCP and NSF proteins...
  4. Heath C, Jeffries A, Hough D, Danson M. Discovery of the catalytic function of a putative 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase multienzyme complex in the thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. FEBS Lett. 2004;577:523-7 pubmed
    ..current paper, we have cloned and expressed the first two genes of this operon from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  5. Kim Y, Yakunin A, Kuznetsova E, Xu X, Pennycooke M, Gu J, et al. Structure- and function-based characterization of a new phosphoglycolate phosphatase from Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:517-26 pubmed publisher
    ..structure information, and kinetic analysis, we have characterized TA0175 as phosphoglycolate phosphatase from Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  6. Russell R, Hough D, Danson M, Taylor G. The crystal structure of citrate synthase from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum. Structure. 1994;2:1157-67 pubmed
    ..We have determined the crystal structure of Thermoplasma acidophilum citrate synthase to 2...
  7. Haugland G, Rollor C, Birkeland N, Kelman Z. Biochemical characterization of the minichromosome maintenance protein from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Extremophiles. 2009;13:81-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies have shown that the MCM complex from the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum (TaMCM) has some properties not reported in other archaeal MCM helicases...
  8. DeLange R, Williams L, Searcy D. A histone-like protein (HTa) from Thermoplasma acidophilum. II. Complete amino acid sequence. J Biol Chem. 1981;256:905-11 pubmed
    The complete amino acid sequence of the DNA-binding histone-like protein (Hta) from Thermoplasma acidophilum has been established by sequence studies directly on the protein and on tryptic, chymotryptic, and thermolysin peptides derived ..
  9. Nishimura Y, Eguchi T. Biosynthesis of archaeal membrane lipids: digeranylgeranylglycerophospholipid reductase of the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biochem. 2006;139:1073-81 pubmed publisher
    ..reductase, was detected in a cell free extract of the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  10. Stokke R, Birkeland N, Steen I. Thermal stability and biochemical properties of isocitrate dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Extremophiles. 2007;11:397-402 pubmed
    Isocitrate dehydrogenase [IDH; EC 1.1.1.42] from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum (TaIDH) showed high thermal stability with an apparent melting temperature, T(m), of 82.2 and 84.5 degrees C at pH 7.5 and 5...
  11. Sprangers R, Kay L. Quantitative dynamics and binding studies of the 20S proteasome by NMR. Nature. 2007;445:618-22 pubmed
    ..Our results establish that NMR spectroscopy can provide detailed insight into supra-molecular structures over an order of magnitude larger than those routinely studied using methodology that is generally applicable...
  12. Uda I, Sugai A, Itoh Y, Itoh T. Variation in molecular species of polar lipids from thermoplasma acidophilum depends on growth temperature. Lipids. 2001;36:103-5 pubmed
    ..C40 isoprenoid chains, having different numbers of cyclopentane rings, were detected in the ether core lipid of Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  13. Hansen T, Wendorff D, Sch nheit P. Bifunctional phosphoglucose/phosphomannose isomerases from the Archaea Aeropyrum pernix and Thermoplasma acidophilum constitute a novel enzyme family within the phosphoglucose isomerase superfamily. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:2262-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The homolog from Thermoplasma acidophilum (Ta1419) was overexpressed in E...
  14. Nemoto N, Oshima T, Yamagishi A. Purification and characterization of geranylgeranylglyceryl phosphate synthase from a thermoacidophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biochem. 2003;133:651-7 pubmed
    We purified a geranylgeranylglyceryl phosphate (GGGP) synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum by several steps of chromatography...
  15. Shimada H, Nemoto N, Shida Y, Oshima T, Yamagishi A. Effects of pH and temperature on the composition of polar lipids in Thermoplasma acidophilum HO-62. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:5404-11 pubmed publisher
    b>Thermoplasma acidophilum HO-62 was grown at different pHs and temperatures, and its polar lipid compositions were determined. Although the number of cyclopentane rings in the caldarchaeol moiety increased when T...
  16. Rabl J, Smith D, Yu Y, Chang S, Goldberg A, Cheng Y. Mechanism of gate opening in the 20S proteasome by the proteasomal ATPases. Mol Cell. 2008;30:360-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This mechanism differs from that of PA26/28, which lacks the HbYX motif and does not cause alpha subunit rotation. These findings demonstrated how the ATPases' C termini function to facilitate substrate entry...
  17. Kurz L, Drysdale G, Riley M, Tomar M, Chen J, Russell R, et al. Kinetics and mechanism of the citrate synthase from the thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Biochemistry. 2000;39:2283-96 pubmed
    The kinetics and mechanism of the citrate synthase from a moderate thermophile, Thermoplasma acidophilum (TpCS), are compared with those of the citrate synthase from a mesophile, pig heart (PCS)...
  18. Besche H, Zwickl P. The Thermoplasma acidophilum Lon protease has a Ser-Lys dyad active site. Eur J Biochem. 2004;271:4361-5 pubmed publisher
    ..to bacterial Lon proteases was identified during the sequencing of the genome of the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  19. Kim Y, Mizutani K, Rhee K, Nam K, Lee W, Lee E, et al. Structural and mutational analysis of tRNA intron-splicing endonuclease from Thermoplasma acidophilum DSM 1728: catalytic mechanism of tRNA intron-splicing endonucleases. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:8339-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Two crystallographic structures of tRNA intron-splicing endonuclease from Thermoplasma acidophilum DSM 1728 (EndA(Ta)) have been solved to 2.5-A and 2...
  20. Eichler J. Archaeal signal peptidases from the genus Thermoplasma: structural and mechanistic hybrids of the bacterial and eukaryal enzymes. J Mol Evol. 2002;54:411-5 pubmed
  21. Sun N, Beck F, Knispel R, Siedler F, Scheffer B, Nickell S, et al. Proteomics analysis of Thermoplasma acidophilum with a focus on protein complexes. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2007;6:492-502 pubmed
    ..2DE) and MALDI-TOF MS were used to obtain a global view of the cytoplasmic proteins expressed by Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  22. Kon T, Nemoto N, Oshima T, Yamagishi A. Effects of a squalene epoxidase inhibitor, terbinafine, on ether lipid biosyntheses in a thermoacidophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:1395-401 pubmed
    ..epoxidase inhibitor terbinafine on the growth and ether lipid biosyntheses in the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Terbinafine was found to inhibit the growth of T. acidophilum in a concentration-dependent manner...
  23. Haugland G, Shin J, Birkeland N, Kelman Z. Stimulation of MCM helicase activity by a Cdc6 protein in the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006;34:6337-44 pubmed
    ..In this report the biochemical properties of the MCM protein from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum is described...
  24. Sun N, Tamura N, Tamura T, Knispel R, Hrabe T, Kofler C, et al. Size distribution of native cytosolic proteins of Thermoplasma acidophilum. Proteomics. 2009;9:3783-6 pubmed publisher
    ..From these we purified six stable complexes of Thermoplasma acidophilum whose size and subunit composition - analyzed by electron microscopy and MALDI-TOF-MS, respectively ..
  25. Margulis L. Archaeal-eubacterial mergers in the origin of Eukarya: phylogenetic classification of life. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996;93:1071-6 pubmed
    ..g., Thermoplasma-like organisms) and of Eubacteria (e.g., Spirochaeta-like organisms)...
  26. Tomikawa C, Ohira T, Inoue Y, Kawamura T, Yamagishi A, Suzuki T, et al. Distinct tRNA modifications in the thermo-acidophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum. FEBS Lett. 2013;587:3575-80 pubmed publisher
    b>Thermoplasma acidophilum is a thermo-acidophilic archaeon. We purified tRNA(Leu) (UAG) from T...
  27. Ruschak A, Religa T, Breuer S, Witt S, Kay L. The proteasome antechamber maintains substrates in an unfolded state. Nature. 2010;467:868-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Proteolysis occurs in a barrel-shaped 20S core particle, which in Thermoplasma acidophilum is built from four stacked homoheptameric rings of subunits, ? and ?, arranged ?(7)?(7)?(7)?(7) (..
  28. Religa T, Sprangers R, Kay L. Dynamic regulation of archaeal proteasome gate opening as studied by TROSY NMR. Science. 2010;328:98-102 pubmed publisher
    ..spectroscopy to show that the amino-terminal residues that compose the gates of the alpha subunits of the Thermoplasma acidophilum proteasome are highly dynamic over a broad spectrum of time scales and that gating termini are in ..
  29. Ogino H, Ishino S, Mayanagi K, Haugland G, Birkeland N, Yamagishi A, et al. The GINS complex from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum may function as a homotetramer in DNA replication. Extremophiles. 2011;15:529-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Intriguingly, Thermoplasma acidophilum, as well as many euryarchaea, have only one gene encoding the sequence homologous to that of ..
  30. Elkin S, Kumar A, Price C, Columbus L. A broad specificity nucleoside kinase from Thermoplasma acidophilum. Proteins. 2013;81:568-82 pubmed publisher
    The crystal structure of Ta0880, determined at 1.91 Å resolution, from Thermoplasma acidophilum revealed a dimer with each monomer composed of an ?/?/? sandwich domain and a smaller lid domain...
  31. 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 enzyme from a thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium (Tv) was expressed in Escherichia coli, crystallized, and its X-ray molecular structure was ..
  32. L we J, Stock D, Jap B, Zwickl P, Baumeister W, Huber R. Crystal structure of the 20S proteasome from the archaeon T. acidophilum at 3.4 A resolution. Science. 1995;268:533-9 pubmed
    The three-dimensional structure of the proteasome from the archaebacterium Thermoplasma acidophilum has been elucidated by x-ray crystallographic analysis by means of isomorphous replacement and cyclic averaging...
  33. Shimada H, Nemoto N, Shida Y, Oshima T, Yamagishi A. Complete polar lipid composition of Thermoplasma acidophilum HO-62 determined by high-performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light-scattering detection. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:556-63 pubmed
    Polar ether lipids of Thermoplasma acidophilum HO-62 were purified by high-performance liquid chromatography with an evaporative light-scattering detector...
  34. Kloda A, Martinac B. Mechanosensitive channel of Thermoplasma, the cell wall-less archaea: cloning and molecular characterization. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2001;34:321-47 pubmed
    ..experiments, we identified a novel mechanosensitive (MS) channel in the thermophilic cell wall-less archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium...
  35. 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
    ..study, a gene coding for thermophilic serine protease of the ClpP class from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium (Tpv) was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
  36. Heath C, Posner M, Aass H, Upadhyay A, Scott D, Hough D, et al. The 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase multi-enzyme complex of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum - recombinant expression, assembly and characterization. FEBS J. 2007;274:5406-15 pubmed
    ..In the current paper, we clone and express the four genes from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum, and demonstrate that the recombinant enzymes are active and assemble into a large (M(r) = 5 x 10(6)..
  37. Moen M, Kn velsrud I, Haugland G, Gr svik K, Birkeland N, Klungland A, et al. Uracil-DNA glycosylase of Thermoplasma acidophilum directs long-patch base excision repair, which is promoted by deoxynucleoside triphosphates and ATP/ADP, into short-patch repair. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:4495-508 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe here uracil BER by a cell extract of the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum, which prefers a similar short-patch repair mode as A. fulgidus. Importantly, T...
  38. Kyrieleis O, Goettig P, Kiefersauer R, Huber R, Brandstetter H. Crystal structures of the tricorn interacting factor F3 from Thermoplasma acidophilum, a zinc aminopeptidase in three different conformations. J Mol Biol. 2005;349:787-800 pubmed publisher
    The tricorn interacting factor F3 is an 89 kDa zinc aminopeptidase from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  39. Goettig P, Brandstetter H, Groll M, G hring W, Konarev P, Svergun D, et al. X-ray snapshots of peptide processing in mutants of tricorn-interacting factor F1 from Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:33387-96 pubmed publisher
    The tricorn-interacting factor F1 of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum cleaves small hydrophobic peptide products of the proteasome and tricorn protease...
  40. Ruepp A, Eckerskorn C, Bogyo M, Baumeister W. Proteasome function is dispensable under normal but not under heat shock conditions in Thermoplasma acidophilum. FEBS Lett. 1998;425:87-90 pubmed
    ..carboxybenzyl-leucyl-leucyl-leucine vinyl sulfone (Z-L3VS) to study the in vivo function of proteasomes in Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  41. Senejani A, Hilario E, Gogarten J. The intein of the Thermoplasma A-ATPase A subunit: structure, evolution and expression in E. coli. BMC Biochem. 2001;2:13 pubmed
    ..The gene encoding the Thermoplasma acidophilum A-ATPase catalytic subunit A is the only one in the entire T...
  42. Dahche H, Abdullah A, Ben Potters M, Kennelly P. A PPM-family protein phosphatase from the thermoacidophile Thermoplasma volcanium hydrolyzes protein-bound phosphotyrosine. Extremophiles. 2009;13:371-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the distribution of their cognate protein-serine/threonine/phosphatases displays a mosaic pattern. Thermoplasma volcanium is unique among the Archaea inasmuch as it is the sole archaeon whose complement of deduced ..
  43. Kaneda K, Ohishi K, Sekiguchi J, Shida T. Characterization of the AP endonucleases from Thermoplasma volcanium and Lactobacillus plantarum: Contributions of two important tryptophan residues to AP site recognition. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2006;70:2213-21 pubmed
    ..To elucidate whether these residues are involved in AP site recognition, the ExoIII homologs of Thermoplasma volcanium and Lactobacillus plantarum were characterized...
  44. Hara F, Yamashiro K, Nemoto N, Ohta Y, Yokobori S, Yasunaga T, et al. An actin homolog of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum that retains the ancient characteristics of eukaryotic actin. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:2039-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, the structure of the archaeal actin homolog Ta0583, isolated from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum, which lacks a cell wall, was reported by Roeben et al. (J. Mol. Biol. 358:145-156, 2006)...
  45. Haugland G, Sakakibara N, Pey A, Rollor C, Birkeland N, Kelman Z. Thermoplasma acidophilum Cdc6 protein stimulates MCM helicase activity by regulating its ATPase activity. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008;36:5602-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To date, the only exception is the helicase and Cdc6 proteins from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
  46. Kocabiyik S, Ozel H. An extracellular--pepstatin insensitive acid protease produced by Thermoplasma volcanium. Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:112-7 pubmed
    ..and caseinolytic activity of an extracellular thermostable acid protease from a thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium were determined. The highest level of growth and enzyme production were detected at pH 3...
  47. Nederlof P, Wang H, Baumeister W. Nuclear localization signals of human and Thermoplasma proteasomal alpha subunits are functional in vitro. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995;92:12060-4 pubmed
    ..proteasomal subunits (Hsc iota, Hsc9, and Hsc3), as well as a putative NLS-type sequence from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum, for their ability to direct non-nuclear proteins to the nucleus...
  48. Shin D, Oganesyan N, Jancarik J, Yokota H, Kim R, Kim S. Crystal structure of a nicotinate phosphoribosyltransferase from Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:18326-35 pubmed publisher
    ..The structures of TaNAPRTase also provide valuable insight for other sequence subfamilies such as pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor, known to have nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase activity...
  49. Besche H, Tamura N, Tamura T, Zwickl P. Mutational analysis of conserved AAA+ residues in the archaeal Lon protease from Thermoplasma acidophilum. FEBS Lett. 2004;574:161-6 pubmed publisher
    The Lon protease from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum (TaLon) is composed of an N-terminal ATPase associated with various cellular activities (AAA+) domain and a C-terminal Lon protease domain...
  50. Dock C, Hess M, Antranikian G. A thermoactive glucoamylase with biotechnological relevance from the thermoacidophilic Euryarchaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;78:105-14 pubmed publisher
    ..encoding an intracellular glucoamylase was identified in the genome of the extreme thermoacidophilic Archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. The gene taGA, consisting of 1,911 bp, was cloned and successfully expressed in Escherichia coli...
  51. Sun N, Pan C, Nickell S, Mann M, Baumeister W, Nagy I. Quantitative proteome and transcriptome analysis of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum cultured under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. J Proteome Res. 2010;9:4839-50 pubmed publisher
    A comparative proteome and transcriptome analysis of Thermoplasma acidophilum cultured under aerobic and anaerobic conditions has been performed. One-thousand twenty-five proteins were identified covering 88% of the cytosolic proteome...
  52. Kurz L, Fite B, Jean J, Park J, Erpelding T, Callis P. Photophysics of tryptophan fluorescence: link with the catalytic strategy of the citrate synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum. Biochemistry. 2005;44:1394-413 pubmed
    The formation of all major intermediates in the reaction catalyzed by the citrate synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum is accompanied by changes in tryptophan fluorescence...
  53. Ruepp A, Rockel B, Gutsche I, Baumeister W, Lupas A. The Chaperones of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Struct Biol. 2001;135:126-38 pubmed
    ..The archaeon most extensively used for such studies is Thermoplasma acidophilum, which thrives at 59 degrees C and pH 2...
  54. Jung J, Lee S. Identification and characterization of Thermoplasma acidophilum glyceraldehyde dehydrogenase: a new class of NADP+-specific aldehyde dehydrogenase. Biochem J. 2006;397:131-8 pubmed publisher
    Thermoacidophilic archaea such as Thermoplasma acidophilum and Sulfolobus solfataricus are known to metabolize D-glucose via the nED (non-phosphorylated Entner-Doudoroff) pathway...
  55. Roth H, Römer J, Grundler V, Van Houten B, Kisker C, Tessmer I. XPB helicase regulates DNA incision by the Thermoplasma acidophilum endonuclease Bax1. DNA Repair (Amst). 2012;11:286-93 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously characterized Bax1 from Thermoplasma acidophilum as a Mg²?-dependent structure-specific endonuclease...
  56. Kim S, Paek K, Lee S. Characterization of NADP+-specific L-rhamnose dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic Archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Extremophiles. 2012;16:447-54 pubmed publisher
    b>Thermoplasma acidophilum utilizes L-rhamnose as a sole carbon source. To determine the metabolic pathway of L-rhamnose in Archaea, we identified and characterized L-rhamnose dehydrogenase (RhaD) in T. acidophilum...
  57. DeLange R, Green G, Searcy D. A histone-like protein (HTa) from Thermoplasma acidophilum. I. Purification and properties. J Biol Chem. 1981;256:900-4 pubmed
    A histone-like protein (HTa) has been isolated from cell extracts of Thermoplasma acidophilum by column chromatography on DNA-cellulose, hydroxylapatite, and Sephadex G-75, HTa elutes from DNA-cellulose in two fractions, one of which ..
  58. Richter O, Sch fer G. Purification and enzymic characterization of the cytoplasmic pyrophosphatase from the thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Thermoplasma acidophilum. Eur J Biochem. 1992;209:343-9 pubmed
    Cytoplasmic pyrophosphatase has been isolated from the thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Thermoplasma acidophilum. The enzyme was purified to electrophoretic homogeneity by combining ion-exchange and affinity-chromatographic separations...
  59. Vinogradov E, Deschatelets L, Lamoureux M, Patel G, Tremblay T, Robotham A, et al. Cell surface glycoproteins from Thermoplasma acidophilum are modified with an N-linked glycan containing 6-C-sulfofucose. Glycobiology. 2012;22:1256-67 pubmed publisher
    b>Thermoplasma acidophilum is a thermoacidophilic archaeon that grows optimally at pH 2 and 59°C. This extremophile is remarkable by the absence of a cell wall or an S-layer...
  60. Steinbacher S, Ditzel L. Review: nucleotide binding to the thermoplasma thermosome: implications for the functional cycle of group II chaperonins. J Struct Biol. 2001;135:147-56 pubmed
    ..Binding of the transition state analogue MgADP-AlF3-H2O in the crystal structure of the Thermoplasma acidophilum thermosome suggests that the closed geometry is the enzymatically active conformation that performs ..