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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.
Publications181 found, 100 shown here
- Crystal structure of the tricorn protease reveals a protein disassembly lineH Brandstetter
Nature 414:466-70. 2001..These products need further processing. Recently, a proteolytic system was identified in the model organism Thermoplasma acidophilum that performs this processing...
- Quantitative proteome and transcriptome analysis of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum cultured under aerobic and anaerobic conditionsNa Sun
Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Proteome Res 9:4839-50. 2010A 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...
- Thermoplasma acidophilum Cdc6 protein stimulates MCM helicase activity by regulating its ATPase activityGyri Teien Haugland
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
Nucleic Acids Res 36:5602-9. 2008..To date, the only exception is the helicase and Cdc6 proteins from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- A PPM-family protein phosphatase from the thermoacidophile Thermoplasma volcanium hydrolyzes protein-bound phosphotyrosineHanan Dahche
Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 111C Engel Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Extremophiles 13:371-7. 2009..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 ..
- Biochemical characterization of the minichromosome maintenance protein from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumGyri Teien Haugland
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
Extremophiles 13:81-8. 2009..Studies have shown that the MCM complex from the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum (TaMCM) has some properties not reported in other archaeal MCM helicases...
- VAT, the thermoplasma homolog of mammalian p97/VCP, is an N domain-regulated protein unfoldaseAlexandra Gerega
Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Biol Chem 280:42856-62. 2005The 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...
- X-ray snapshots of peptide processing in mutants of tricorn-interacting factor F1 from Thermoplasma acidophilumPeter Goettig
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Biol Chem 280:33387-96. 2005The tricorn-interacting factor F1 of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum cleaves small hydrophobic peptide products of the proteasome and tricorn protease...
- Archaeal-eubacterial mergers in the origin of Eukarya: phylogenetic classification of lifeL Margulis
Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003 5810, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:1071-6. 1996..g., Thermoplasma-like organisms) and of Eubacteria (e.g., Spirochaeta-like organisms)...
- Photophysics of tryptophan fluorescence: link with the catalytic strategy of the citrate synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilumLinda C Kurz
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Biochemistry 44:1394-413. 2005The formation of all major intermediates in the reaction catalyzed by the citrate synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum is accompanied by changes in tryptophan fluorescence...
- Structure of a putative lipoate protein ligase from Thermoplasma acidophilum and the mechanism of target selection for post-translational modificationEdward McManus
Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Old Addenbrooke s Site, Sanger Building, 80 Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1GA, UK
J Mol Biol 356:625-37. 2006..A gene encoding a putative lipoate protein ligase (LplA) of Thermoplasma acidophilum was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
- 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 dehydrogenase sMatthias Reher
, , Am Botanischen Garten 1-9, D-24118 Kiel, Germany
FEBS Lett 580:1198-204. 2006..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 ..
- Identification and characterization of Thermoplasma acidophilum glyceraldehyde dehydrogenase: a new class of NADP+-specific aldehyde dehydrogenaseJin Hwa Jung
Department of Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, San 31, Hyoja-dong, Pohang 790-784, Korea
Biochem J 397:131-8. 2006Thermoacidophilic archaea such as Thermoplasma acidophilum and Sulfolobus solfataricus are known to metabolize D-glucose via the nED (non-phosphorylated Entner-Doudoroff) pathway...
- An actin homolog of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum that retains the ancient characteristics of eukaryotic actinFutoshi Hara
Department of Molecular Biology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0392, Japan
J Bacteriol 189:2039-45. 2007..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)...
- Stimulation of MCM helicase activity by a Cdc6 protein in the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumGyri Teien Haugland
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway
Nucleic Acids Res 34:6337-44. 2006..In this report the biochemical properties of the MCM protein from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum is described...
- Proteasome function is dispensable under normal but not under heat shock conditions in Thermoplasma acidophilumA Ruepp
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, Germany
FEBS Lett 425:87-90. 1998..carboxybenzyl-leucyl-leucyl-leucine vinyl sulfone (Z-L3VS) to study the in vivo function of proteasomes in Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Isolation and characterization of flagella and flagellin proteins from the Thermoacidophilic archaea Thermoplasma volcanium and Sulfolobus shibataeD M Faguy
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
J Bacteriol 178:902-5. 1996..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 ..
- The Chaperones of the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumA Ruepp
Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18a, Martinsried, D-82152, Germany
J Struct Biol 135:126-38. 2001..The archaeon most extensively used for such studies is Thermoplasma acidophilum, which thrives at 59 degrees C and pH 2...
- Structure- and function-based characterization of a new phosphoglycolate phosphatase from Thermoplasma acidophilumYoungchang Kim
Argonne National Laboratory, Structural Biology Center, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA
J Biol Chem 279:517-26. 2004..structure information, and kinetic analysis, we have characterized TA0175 as phosphoglycolate phosphatase from Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Mutational analysis of conserved AAA+ residues in the archaeal Lon protease from Thermoplasma acidophilumHenrike Besche
Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Am Klopferspitz 18, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
FEBS Lett 574:161-6. 2004The 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...
- Discovery of the catalytic function of a putative 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase multienzyme complex in the thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumCaroline Heath
Centre for Extremophile Research, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
FEBS Lett 577:523-7. 2004..current paper, we have cloned and expressed the first two genes of this operon from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Mechanosensitive channel of Thermoplasma, the cell wall-less archaea: cloning and molecular characterizationA Kloda
Department of Pharmacology, QEII Medical Center, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
Cell Biochem Biophys 34:321-47. 2001..experiments, we identified a novel mechanosensitive (MS) channel in the thermophilic cell wall-less archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium...
- Characterization of the AP endonucleases from Thermoplasma volcanium and Lactobacillus plantarum: Contributions of two important tryptophan residues to AP site recognitionKohichi Kaneda
Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, Japan
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2213-21. 2006..To elucidate whether these residues are involved in AP site recognition, the ExoIII homologs of Thermoplasma volcanium and Lactobacillus plantarum were characterized...
- Proteomics analysis of Thermoplasma acidophilum with a focus on protein complexesNa Sun
Department of Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18, D 82152 Martinsried bei munchen, Germany
Mol Cell Proteomics 6:492-502. 2007..2DE) and MALDI-TOF MS were used to obtain a global view of the cytoplasmic proteins expressed by Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- The crystal structure of citrate synthase from the thermophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilumR J Russell
School of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK
Structure 2:1157-67. 1994..We have chosen citrate synthase, the first enzyme of the citric acid cycle, as a model enzyme for such studies...
- Effects of a squalene epoxidase inhibitor, terbinafine, on ether lipid biosyntheses in a thermoacidophilic archaeon, Thermoplasma acidophilumTakahide Kon
Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komaba, Tokyo 153-8902
J Bacteriol 184:1395-401. 2002..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...
- The intein of the Thermoplasma A-ATPase A subunit: structure, evolution and expression in E. coliA G Senejani
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleville Rd Storrs, CT 06269 3044, USA
BMC Biochem 2:13. 2001..In addition to this splicing activity, most reported inteins also contain an endonuclease domain that is important in intein propagation...
- Archaeal signal peptidases from the genus Thermoplasma: structural and mechanistic hybrids of the bacterial and eukaryal enzymesJerry Eichler
J Mol Evol 54:411-5. 2002
- Structural and mutational analysis of tRNA intron-splicing endonuclease from Thermoplasma acidophilum DSM 1728: catalytic mechanism of tRNA intron-splicing endonucleasesYoung Kwan Kim
Division of Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 701, South Korea
J Bacteriol 189:8339-46. 2007..Two crystallographic structures of tRNA intron-splicing endonuclease from Thermoplasma acidophilum DSM 1728 (EndA(Ta)) have been solved to 2.5-A and 2...
- Crystal structures of the tricorn interacting factor F3 from Thermoplasma acidophilum, a zinc aminopeptidase in three different conformationsOtto J P Kyrieleis
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Am Klopferspitz 18, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Mol Biol 349:787-800. 2005The tricorn interacting factor F3 is an 89 kDa zinc aminopeptidase from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Crystal structure of a nicotinate phosphoribosyltransferase from Thermoplasma acidophilumDong Hae Shin
Berkeley Structural Genomics Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
J Biol Chem 280:18326-35. 2005..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...
- The Thermoplasma acidophilum Lon protease has a Ser-Lys dyad active siteHenrike Besche
Department of Structural Biology, Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Eur J Biochem 271:4361-5. 2004..to bacterial Lon proteases was identified during the sequencing of the genome of the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Structural analysis of the plasmid pTA1 isolated from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumKan Yamashiro
Department of Molecular Biology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, 1432 1 Horinouchi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0392, Japan
Extremophiles 10:327-35. 2006b>Thermoplasma acidophilum is a thermoacidophilic archaeon that grows optimally at pH1.8 and 56 degrees C and has no cell wall. Plasmid pTA1 was found in some strains of the species...
- Primary structure of the Thermoplasma proteasome and its implications for the structure, function, and evolution of the multicatalytic proteinaseP Zwickl
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, FRG
Biochemistry 31:964-72. 1992..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...
- Purification and enzymic characterization of the cytoplasmic pyrophosphatase from the thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Thermoplasma acidophilumO M Richter
Institut fur Biochemie, Medizinische Universitat zu Lubeck, Federal Republic of Germany
Eur J Biochem 209:343-9. 1992Cytoplasmic 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...
- Solution structure of the hypothetical protein TA0095 from Thermoplasma acidophilum: a novel superfamily with a two-layer sandwich architectureEsther León
Instituto de Quimica Fisica Rocasolano, Madrid, Spain
Protein Sci 16:2278-86. 2007TA0095 is a 96-residue hypothetical protein from Thermoplasma acidophilum that exhibits no sequence similarity to any protein of known structure...
- Characterization of cofactor-dependent and cofactor-independent phosphoglycerate mutases from ArchaeaUlrike Johnsen
Institut fur Allgemeine Mikrobiologie, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Am Botanischen Garten 1 9, 24118, Kiel, Germany
Extremophiles 11:647-57. 2007..Here, we report the characterization of the first archaeal cofactor-dependent PGM from Thermoplasma acidophilum, which is encoded by ORF TA1347...
- Gene duplication and the evolution of group II chaperonins: implications for structure and functionJ M Archibald
Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
J Struct Biol 135:157-69. 2001..When mapped onto the crystal structure of the archaeal chaperonin from Thermoplasma acidophilum, these signatures are located in the apical, intermediate, and equatorial domains...
- The 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase multienzyme complex of Haloferax volcaniiDina M Al-Mailem
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University, PO Box 5969, Safat 13060, State of Kuwait
Extremophiles 12:89-96. 2008..However, no catalytic activity of any such complex has ever been detected in the archaea. In Thermoplasma acidophilum, evidence has been presented that the heterologously expressed recombinant enzyme possesses ..
- Crystal structure of a predicted precorrin-8x methylmutase from Thermoplasma acidophilumM E Cuff
Biosciences Division, Structural Biology Center, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA
Proteins 58:751-4. 2005
- Crystal structure of bovine lipoyltransferase in complex with lipoyl-AMPKazuko Fujiwara
Institute for Enzyme Research, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
J Mol Biol 371:222-34. 2007..We discuss the structural differences between bLT and the lipoate-protein ligase A from Escherichia coli and Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Proteasome-cytochrome c interactions: a model system for investigation of proteasome host-guest interactionsHolly A Huffman
Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
Biochemistry 42:8679-86. 2003Owing to its high thermal stability and structural simplicity, the archaebacterium Thermoplasma Acidophilum 20S proteasome was selected for mechanistic studies in this work...
- Structural and functional insights into Dom34, a key component of no-go mRNA decayHyung Ho Lee
Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 747, Korea
Mol Cell 27:938-50. 2007..gain insights into the structure and function of Dom34/Pelota, we have determined the structure of Pelota from Thermoplasma acidophilum (Ta Pelota) and investigated the ribonuclease activity of Dom34/Pelota...
- The pore of activated 20S proteasomes has an ordered 7-fold symmetric conformationAndreas Forster
Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
EMBO J 22:4356-64. 2003..Evolutionary considerations suggest that other activators might induce the same open proteasome conformation as seen with the 11S activator...
- Mechanism of gate opening in the 20S proteasome by the proteasomal ATPasesJulius Rabl
Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Takustrasse 3, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Mol Cell 30:360-8. 2008..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...
- Crystal structure of an archaeal actin homologAnnette Roeben
Department of Cellular Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Mol Biol 358:145-56. 2006..As a first step, we expressed a predicted actin homolog of the thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum, Ta0583, and determined its crystal structure at 2.1A resolution...
- Solution structure of hypothetical protein TA1414 from Thermoplasma acidophilumDaniel Monleon
J Biomol NMR 28:81-4. 2004
- Crystal structure of the 20S proteasome from the archaeon T. acidophilum at 3.4 A resolutionJ Lowe
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung für Strukturforschung, Martinsried, Germany
Science 268:533-9. 1995The 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...
- Structural insights into an equilibrium folding intermediate of an archaeal ankyrin repeat proteinChristian Löw
Institut fur Physik, Biophysik, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3779-84. 2008..we studied the structure and folding of a new thermophilic AR protein (tANK) identified in the archaeon Thermoplasma volcanium...
- Electron cryo-microscopy of VAT, the archaeal p97/CDC48 homologue from Thermoplasma acidophilumBeate Rockel
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Molekulare Strukturbiologie, Am Klopferspitz 18 A, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
J Mol Biol 317:673-81. 2002VAT (valosine containing protein-like ATPase from Thermoplasma acidophilum), an archaeal member of the AAA-family (ATPases associated with a variety of cellular activities) that possesses foldase as well as unfoldase-activity, forms homo-..
- Biochemical and structural characterization of a novel family of cystathionine beta-synthase domain proteins fused to a Zn ribbon-like domainMichael Proudfoot
Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto, 112 College Street, Room 72, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Mol Biol 375:301-15. 2008..Four proteins were overexpressed in Escherichia coli and purified: TA0289 from Thermoplasma acidophilum, TV1335 from Thermoplasma volcanium, PF1953 from Pyrococcus furiosus, and PH0267 from Pyrococcus ..
- Crystal structure of the hypothetical protein TA1238 from Thermoplasma acidophilum: a new type of helical super-bundleRuslan Sanishvili
Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory, Structural Biology Center, Midwest Center for Structural Genomics, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
J Struct Funct Genomics 5:231-40. 2004The crystal structure of the hypothetical protein TA1238 from Thermoplasma acidophilum was solved with multiple-wavelength anomalous diffraction and refined at 2.0 A resolution...
- Crystal structure of the beta-apical domain of the thermosome reveals structural plasticity in the protrusion regionG Bosch
Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18a, Martinsried bei Munchen, D 82152, Germany
J Mol Biol 301:19-25. 2000The crystal structure of the beta-apical domain of the thermosome, an archaeal group II chaperonin from Thermoplasma acidophilum, has been determined at 2.8 A resolution...
- Tricorn protease--the core of a modular proteolytic systemT Tamura
Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
Science 274:1385-9. 1996..A tricorn-shaped protease was isolated from the archaeon Thermoplasma and was shown to form a multisubunit proteolytic complex...
- Capsids of tricorn protease studied by electron cryomicroscopyJ Walz
Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, 82152, Germany
J Struct Biol 128:65-8. 1999Tricorn protease from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum acts "downstream" of the proteasome; in conjunction with its aminopeptidase cofactors it converts peptides generated by the proteasome into free amino acids...
- Structural insights into unique substrate selectivity of Thermoplasma acidophilum D-aldohexose dehydrogenaseYoshiaki Yasutake
Research Institute of Genome Based Biofactory, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Toyohira ku, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
J Mol Biol 367:1034-46. 2007The D-aldohexose dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic archaea Thermoplasma acidophilum (AldT) belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase (SDR) superfamily and catalyzes the oxidation of several monosaccharides with a ..
- Crystal structure of heat shock locus V (HslV) from Escherichia coliM Bochtler
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Am Klopferspitz 18a, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:6070-4. 1997..A tripeptide aldehyde inhibitor, acetyl-Leu-Leu-norleucinal, binds to the N-terminal threonine residue of HslV, probably as a hemiacetal, relating HslV also functionally to the proteasomes of archaea and eukaryotes...
- Stereochemistry of reduction in digeranylgeranylglycerophospholipid reductase involved in the biosynthesis of archaeal membrane lipids from Thermoplasma acidophilumYuji Nishimura
Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, O Okayama, Meguro ku, Tokyo 152 8551, Japan
Bioorg Chem 35:276-83. 2007..The putative DGGGPL reductase gene (Ta0516m) of Thermoplasma acidophilum was cloned and expressed...
- The asymmetric ATPase cycle of the thermosome: elucidation of the binding, hydrolysis and product-release stepsMaria Giulia Bigotti
Department of Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK
J Mol Biol 362:835-43. 2006..we have begun to dissect the process of energy transduction in the thermosome, a type II chaperonin from Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- 3D reconstruction of the ATP-bound form of CCT reveals the asymmetric folding conformation of a type II chaperoninO Llorca
Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, CSIC, Campus Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Nat Struct Biol 6:639-42. 1999..Upon ATP binding the apical domains rotate and point towards the cylinder axis, so that the helical protrusions present at their tips could act as a lid closing the ring cavity...
- Tricorn protease exists as an icosahedral supermolecule in vivoJ Walz
Abteilung Molekulare Strukturbiologie, Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, Germany
Mol Cell 1:59-65. 1997..We suggest that the tricorn capsid, in addition to its intrinsic proteolytic activity, serves as the organizing center of a multienzyme complex...
- Solution structure of TA0895, a MoaD homologue from Thermoplasma acidophilumJinwon Jung
Department of Biochemistry, College of Science and National Research Laboratory, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea
Proteins 65:1055-7. 2006
- Cloning, sequencing and expression of VAT, a CDC48/p97 ATPase homologue from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumV Pamnani
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, Germany
FEBS Lett 404:263-8. 1997A member of the AAA family of Mg2(+)-ATPases from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum has been cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
- Interaction analysis of the AAA ATPase TAA43 by the bacterial two-hybrid systemLeticia Santos
Division of Molecular Biology, Institute for Scientific and Technological Research of San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
FEMS Microbiol Lett 254:293-9. 2006The TAA43 ATPase of Thermoplasma acidophilum, an archaeal member of the AAA protein family, is known to have an atypical oligomeric state and a nonspecific association with high-molecular-weight protein complexes...
- Cultivated anaerobic acidophilic/acidotolerant thermophiles from terrestrial and deep-sea hydrothermal habitatsMaria I Prokofeva
Institute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Prospect 60 Letya Oktyabrya 7 2, 117312 Moscow, Russia
Extremophiles 9:437-48. 2005..obtained from terrestrial enrichment cultures growing at 60 degrees C revealed the presence of archaea of genus Thermoplasma and bacteria of genus Thermoanaerobacter...
- NMR structure of hypothetical protein TA0938 from Thermoplasma acidophilumDaniel Monleon
Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Valencia, Burjassot 46100, Valencia, Spain
Proteins 67:1185-8. 2007
- Cloning and characterization of ftsZ and pyrF from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilumT Yaoi
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 275:936-45. 2000To characterize cytoskeletal components of archaea, the ftsZ gene from Thermoplasma acidophilum was cloned and sequenced. In T...
- Resonance assignments for the hypothetical protein TA0938 from Thermoplasma acidophilumDaniel Monleon
Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Valencia, C Dr Moliner 50, Burjassot, 46100, Valencia, Spain
J Biomol NMR 36:36. 2006
- Purification and analysis of recombinant 11S activators of the 20S proteasome: Trypanosoma brucei PA26 and human PA28 alpha, PA28 beta, and PA28 gammaEugene I Masters
Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
Methods Enzymol 398:306-21. 2005..This chapter describes protocols for the purification of recombinant 11S regulators, characterization of their ability to stimulate proteasome activity, and crystallization of proteasome complexes...
- NMR structure of the conserved novel-fold protein TA0743 from Thermoplasma acidophilumBeomkyu Kim
Department of Biochemistry and HTSD-NMR Application NRL, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Proteins 62:819-21. 2006
- Novel zinc-containing ferredoxin family in thermoacidophilic archaeaT Iwasaki
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nippon Medical School, Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
J Biol Chem 272:3453-8. 1997The dicluster-type ferredoxins from the thermoacidophilic archaea such as Thermoplasma acidophilum and Sulfolobus sp. are known to contain an unusually long extension of unknown function in the N-terminal region...
- Overexpression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of a putative transposase from Thermoplasma acidophilum encoded by the Ta0474 geneJi Yong Kang
Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, South Korea
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 62:1147-9. 2006..among IS200-like transposases, structural analysis has been initiated of a putative transposase from Thermoplasma acidophilum encoded by the Ta0474 gene...
- Phylogenomic analysis of proteins that are distinctive of Archaea and its main subgroups and the origin of methanogenesisBeile Gao
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
BMC Genomics 8:86. 2007..The evolutionary relationships among different groups within the Euryarchaeota branch are also not clearly understood...
- Expression of long- and short-type FK506 binding proteins in hyperthermophilic archaeaAkira Ideno
Marine Biotechnology Institute, 3 75 1 Heita, Kamaishi, Iwate 026 0001, Japan
Gene 292:57-63. 2002..FKBPs showed chaperone-like protein-folding activity to enhance the refolding yield of an unfolded protein (Thermoplasma citrate synthase) in vitro...
- Early evolutionary relationships among known life forms inferred from elongation factor EF-2/EF-G sequences: phylogenetic coherence and structure of the archaeal domainP Cammarano
Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Dipartimento di Biopatologia Umana, Universita di Roma, La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
J Mol Evol 34:396-405. 1992..deepest bifurcation divides a Sulfolobus branch from a branch comprising Methanococcus, Halobacterium, and Thermoplasma. Bootstrapped distance-matrix treeing confirmed the monophyly-holophyly of Archaea in 100% of the samples and ..
- Bacterial origin for the isoprenoid biosynthesis enzyme HMG-CoA reductase of the archaeal orders Thermoplasmatales and ArchaeoglobalesY Boucher
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Mol Biol Evol 18:1378-88. 2001..Surprisingly, two species of the genus Thermoplasma also harbor an HMGR of bacterial origin highly similar to the enzymes found in the Archaeoglobales...
- ADPase activity of recombinantly expressed thermotolerant ATPases may be caused by copurification of adenylate kinase of Escherichia coliBaoyu Chen
Integrative Biosciences Graduate Degree Program Chemical Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
FEBS J 276:807-15. 2009..of the ATPase chaperonins from Pyrococcus furiosus, Pyrococcus horikoshii, Methanococcus jannaschii and Thermoplasma acidophilum; the ATP/ADP-dependent DNA ligases from Aeropyrum pernix K1 and Staphylothermus marinus; or the ..
- Characteristic archaebacterial 16S rRNA oligonucleotidesT J McGill
Department of Biochemical Sciences and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston University Park, Texas 77004, USA
Syst Appl Microbiol 7:194-7. 1986..The signature approach also was used to assess the phylogenetic position of Thermoplasma acidophilum which is found to be more closely related to the methanogen/halophile Division than to the sulfur ..
- Molecular microbial diversity of an anaerobic digestor as determined by small-subunit rDNA sequence analysisJ J Godon
Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l Environnement, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Narbonne, France
Appl Environ Microbiol 63:2802-13. 1997..In contrast, the three other Archaea OTUs are unusual and are related to thermophilic microorganisms such as Crenarchaea or Thermoplasma spp. Five percent of the sequences analyzed were chimeras and were removed from the analysis.
- B12-dependent ribonucleotide reductases from deeply rooted eubacteria are structurally related to the aerobic enzyme from Escherichia coliA Jordan
Department of Biochemistry I, Medical Nobel Institute, MBB, Karolinska Institute, S 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:13487-92. 1997..to be coenzyme-B12 (class II) enzymes, similar to the earlier described reductases from the archaebacteria Thermoplasma acidophila and Pyrococcus furiosus...
- Identification of and spatio-temporal differences between microbial assemblages from two neighboring sulfurous lakes: comparison by microscopy and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresisE O Casamayor
Departament de Biologia Marina i Oceanografia, Institut de Ciències del Mar CSIC, E 08039 Barcelona, Spain
Appl Environ Microbiol 66:499-508. 2000..Euryarchaeal sequences (i.e., methanogen- and thermoplasma-related sequences) also were present in both lakes...
- Archaeal genomicsT Gaasterland
Laboratory of Computational Genomics 1230 York Avenue The Rockefeller University New York, New York, 10021, USA
Curr Opin Microbiol 2:542-7. 1999..In addition, seven more archaeal genome sequencing projects are under way, including two halophiles, two Thermoplasma, and a methanogen...
- Tricorn protease in bacteria: characterization of the enzyme from Streptomyces coelicolorN Tamura
Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Biol Chem 382:449-58. 2001..coil and in S. coelicolor, with enzymatic properties very similar to the complex from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Indicators from archaeal secretomesMazen Saleh
Department of Biology, Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ont, Canada P3E 2C6
Microbiol Res 165:1-10. 2010..acetivorans has the highest fraction of lipoproteins (at 89) and the lowest (at 1) were members of the Thermoplasma, Pyrobaculum aerophilum, and Nanoarchaeum equitans...
- The crystal structure of citrate synthase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon pyrococcus furiosus at 1.9 A resolution,R J Russell
School of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, U K
Biochemistry 36:9983-94. 1997..comparisons between the same enzyme from organisms growing optimally at 37 degrees C (pig), 55 degrees C (Thermoplasma acidophilum) and now 100 degrees C (Pyrococcus furiosus)...
- Structuring of the genetic code took place at acidic pHMassimo Di Giulio
Institute of Genetics and Biophysics Adriano Buzzati Traverso, CNR, Via G Marconi 10, 80125 Naples, Napoli, Italy
J Theor Biol 237:219-26. 2005..Moreover, I compare the proteins from Picrophilus torridus and Thermoplasma volcanium, which have different intracellular pH and I define the ranks of acidophily for the amino acids...
- Safety of archaeosome adjuvants evaluated in a mouse modelGirishchandra B Patel
Institute for Biological Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0R6
J Liposome Res 12:353-72. 2002..prepared from the total polar lipids (TPL) of Halobacterium salinarum, Methanobrevibacter smithii or Thermoplasma acidophilum was evaluated in female BALB/c mice using ovalbumin (OVA) as the model antigen...
- Microbial ecology of an extreme acidic environment, the Tinto RiverE Gonzalez-Toril
Centro de Biologia Molecular CSIC UAM, E 28049 Cantoblanco, Spain
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4853-65. 2003..quot;Ferrimicrobium acidiphilum," Ferroplasma acidiphilum, and Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Identification of the gene (BBS1) most commonly involved in Bardet-Biedl syndrome, a complex human obesity syndromeKirk Mykytyn
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Nat Genet 31:435-8. 2002..16) and BBS4 (ref. 17). The BBS6 protein has similarity to a Thermoplasma acidophilum chaperonin, whereas BBS2 and BBS4 have no significant similarity to chaperonins...
- Biosynthesis of ribose-5-phosphate and erythrose-4-phosphate in archaea: a phylogenetic analysis of archaeal genomesTim Soderberg
Division of Science and Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Morris, 600 E 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267, USA
Archaea 1:347-52. 2005..Genomic and biochemical evidence suggests that three archaeal species (Methanocaldococcus jannaschii, Thermoplasma acidophilum and Thermoplasma volcanium) produce ribose-5-phosphate via the nonoxidative PPP (NOPPP), whereas ..
- Archaeosomes as self-adjuvanting delivery systems for cancer vaccinesLakshmi Krishnan
J Drug Target 11:515-24. 2003..More importantly, at >50 weeks, only Methanobrevibacter smithii and Thermoplasma acidophilum both rich in bipolar membrane-spanning caldarchaeols, demonstrated recall memory CTLs...
- Crystal structure of a dodecameric tetrahedral-shaped aminopeptidaseSantina Russo
Departement fur Chemie und Biochemie, University of Berne, Freiestrasse 3, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
J Biol Chem 279:51275-81. 2004..Further degradation is usually carried out by energy-independent proteases like the tricorn protease from Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Group II chaperonin in a thermophilic methanogen, Methanococcus thermolithotrophicus. Chaperone activity and filament-forming abilityM Furutani
Marine Biotechnology Institute, Kamaishi Laboratories, Kamaishi shi, Iwate 026, Japan
J Biol Chem 273:28399-407. 1998..5, 56.1, and 20.1% similarities to those of Methanopyrus kandleri and Thermoplasma acidophilum and group I chaperonin of Escherichia coli, respectively. We call this chaperonin MTTS (M...
- Structures of three members of Pfam PF02663 (FmdE) implicated in microbial methanogenesis reveal a conserved α+β core domain and an auxiliary C-terminal treble-clef zinc fingerHerbert L Axelrod
Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 66:1335-46. 2010..from the syntrophic bacterium Syntrophus aciditrophicus SB and Q9HJ63_THEAC from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- The origins of phagocytosis and eukaryogenesisNatalya Yutin
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
Biol Direct 4:9. 2009....
- Crystal structure of the novel PaiA N-acetyltransferase from Thermoplasma acidophilum involved in the negative control of sporulation and degradative enzyme productionE V Filippova
Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Proteins 79:2566-77. 2011..Here, we report the crystal structure of a putative GNAT Ta0374 from Thermoplasma acidophilum, a hyperacidophilic bacterium, that has been determined in an apo-form, in complex with its natural ..
- Structure of a haloacid dehalogenase superfamily phosphatase PH1421 from Pyrococcus horikoshii OT3: oligomeric state and thermoadaptation mechanismHitoshi Yamamoto
RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 64:1068-77. 2008..phosphatase that is similar to the dimeric HAD phosphatase TA0175 from the mesothermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum...
- Crystal structure of bifunctional 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase/cyclohydrolase from Thermoplasma acidophilumWon Ho Lee
Division of Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 713, South Korea
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 406:459-63. 2011..archeal enzyme structures, for the bifunctional methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase/cyclohydrolase from Thermoplasma acidophilum (TaMTHFDC) as the native protein and also as its NADP complex...
- Symbiosis as a mechanism of evolution: status of cell symbiosis theoryL Margulis
Department of Biology, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
Symbiosis 1:101-24. 1985..suggesting that both mitochondria and plastids originated by symbioses with a third type of microbe, probably a Thermoplasma-like archaebacterium ancestral to the nucleocytoplasm...
- Structural and sequence comparisons of quinone oxidoreductase, zeta-crystallin, and glucose and alcohol dehydrogenasesK J Edwards
Centre for Molecular Structure and Function, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Arch Biochem Biophys 328:173-83. 1996..The crystal structures of Escherichia coli quinone oxidoreductase (QOR) and Thermoplasma acidophilum glucose dehydrogenase have recently been determined and are compared here with the well-known ..
- An oligonucleotide prokaryotic acidophile microarray: its validation and its use to monitor seasonal variations in extreme acidic environments with total environmental RNAPatricia Garrido
Centro de Astrobiologia CSIC INTA, Carretera de Ajalvir Km 4, 28850, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain
Environ Microbiol 10:836-50. 2008..genus, acidobacteria, sulfur reducing bacteria, Actinobacteria and Archaea of the Ferroplasma and Thermoplasma genera...
- Microbial populations in acid mineral bioleaching systems of Tong Shankou Copper Mine, ChinaX Xie
School of Resources Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
J Appl Microbiol 103:1227-38. 2007..To understand the composition and structure of microbial communities in different acid mineral bioleaching systems, and to present a more complete picture of microbially mediated acid mine drainage production...
- Mechanisms of Regulation of the Proteosome ActivitiesMaria Gaczynska; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed studies will provide a basis for the future targeting of the proteasomal activities with noncompetitive modulators interacting with the a rings and ultimately 19S caps. ..
- MECHANISMS OF ENZYMES WHICH FORM CARBON CARBON BONDSLinda Kurz; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will test predictions based on previous experimental and theoretical work. ..
- Conference--The Global Genome: MicrobesEDWARD DELONG; Fiscal Year: 2002..The colloquium will be convened to develop the intellectual material that will comprise an analytical and comprehensive report. ..
- Aging /Caloric Restriction /Cytosolic ProteaseMaria Gaczynska; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will provide us with detailed pattern of age- dependent and caloric restriction-dependent changes in cellular nonlysosomal controlled proteolysis. ..