Cheryl A Kerfeld
Affiliation: University of California
- Structure and function of the water-soluble carotenoid-binding proteins of cyanobacteriaCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1570, USA
Photosynth Res 81:215-25. 2004....
- Structure of cytochrome c6 from Arthrospira maxima: an assembly of 24 subunits in a nearly symmetric shellCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951570, 90095 1570, USA
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 58:1104-10. 2002..The cytochrome c(6) complex described here is the largest assembly of cytochrome c(6) molecules observed thus far...
- Water-soluble carotenoid proteins of cyanobacteriaCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1570, USA
Arch Biochem Biophys 430:2-9. 2004..Structural, biochemical, and genomic data on the OCP and its paralogs are gradually revealing how these proteins function in photoprotection...
- Structural and EPR characterization of the soluble form of cytochrome c-550 and of the psbV2 gene product from the cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatusCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1570, USA
Plant Cell Physiol 44:697-706. 2003..The UV-visible, EPR and Raman spectra are reported. From the spectroscopic data and from a theoretical structural model based on the cytochrome c-550 structure it is proposed that the 6th ligand of the heme-iron is the Tyr86...
- The crystal structure of a cyanobacterial water-soluble carotenoid binding proteinCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Structure 11:55-65. 2003..The structure reveals several possible ways in which the protein environment influences the spectral properties of the pigment and provides insight into how the OCP carries out its putative functions in photoprotection...
- Structure of the RuBisCO chaperone RbcX from Synechocystis sp. PCC6803Shiho Tanaka
UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 611 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1569, USA
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 63:1109-12. 2007..PCC6803, is reported, revealing an unusually long protruding C-terminal helix, as well as a bound polyethylene glycol molecule in the protein substrate-binding site...
- Atomic-level models of the bacterial carboxysome shellShiho Tanaka
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Science 319:1083-6. 2008..Combining these pentamers with the hexamers previously elucidated gives two plausible, preliminary atomic models for the carboxysome shell...
- The 1.6 A resolution structure of Fe-superoxide dismutase from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatusCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1570, USA
J Biol Inorg Chem 8:707-14. 2003..elongatus FeSOD EPR spectra at pH 5.1, 7.5 and 10.0 are similar. This indicates that no change in the geometry of the Fe(III) site occurs over a wide range of pH. This is in contrast to the other FeSODs described in the literature...
- The structure of beta-carbonic anhydrase from the carboxysomal shell reveals a distinct subclass with one active site for the price of twoMichael R Sawaya
Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1570, USA
J Biol Chem 281:7546-55. 2006..Crystal packing analysis suggests that CsoSCA exists within the carboxysome shell either as a homodimer or as extended filaments...
- Structural analysis of CsoS1A and the protein shell of the Halothiobacillus neapolitanus carboxysomeYingssu Tsai
Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
PLoS Biol 5:e144. 2007..Insights into carboxysome function are provided by comparisons of the carboxysome shell to viral capsids, and a comparison of its pores to the pores of transmembrane protein channels...
- Protein structures forming the shell of primitive bacterial organellesCheryl A Kerfeld
Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Science 309:936-8. 2005..The structures suggest how molecular transport across the shell may be controlled and how structural variations might govern the assembly and architecture of these subcellular compartments...
- Advances in Understanding Carboxysome Assembly in Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus Implicate CsoS2 as a Critical ComponentFei Cai
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Life (Basel) 5:1141-71. 2015..Analogies between the pathway for β-carboxysome biogenesis and our model for α-carboxysome assembly are discussed. ..
- Protein-based organelles in bacteria: carboxysomes and related microcompartmentsTodd O Yeates
UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, USA
Nat Rev Microbiol 6:681-91. 2008..Although bacterial microcompartments were first observed more than 40 years ago, a detailed understanding of how they function is only now beginning to emerge...
- Dynamic cyanobacterial response to hydration and dehydration in a desert biological soil crustLara Rajeev
Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
ISME J 7:2178-91. 2013....
- Evidence for the widespread distribution of CRISPR-Cas system in the Phylum CyanobacteriaFei Cai
U S Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, USA
RNA Biol 10:687-93. 2013..Our findings reveal the widespread distribution of their role in the phylum Cyanobacteria and provide a first step to systematically understanding CRISPR-Cas systems in cyanobacteria. ..
- Structure, Diversity, and Evolution of a New Family of Soluble Carotenoid-Binding Proteins in CyanobacteriaMatthew R Melnicki
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Mol Plant 9:1379-1394. 2016..Our results demonstrate that the HCPs are a new family of functionally diverse carotenoid-binding proteins found among ecophysiologically diverse cyanobacteria...
- Biochemical characterization of predicted Precambrian RuBisCOPatrick M Shih
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3102, USA
Nat Commun 7:10382. 2016..Consistent with these distinctions, in vivo analysis reveals the propensity of ancestral RuBisCO to be encapsulated into modern-day carboxysomes, bacterial organelles central to the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism. ..
- Biogenesis of a bacterial organelle: the carboxysome assembly pathwayJeffrey C Cameron
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Cell 155:1131-40. 2013..We propose that the principles of carboxysome assembly that we have uncovered extend to diverse bacterial microcompartments. ..
- Two new high-resolution crystal structures of carboxysome pentamer proteins reveal high structural conservation of CcmL orthologs among distantly related cyanobacterial speciesMarkus Sutter
United States Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598, USA
Photosynth Res 118:9-16. 2013....
- PHOTOSYNTHETIC CYTOCHROMES c IN CYANOBACTERIA, ALGAE, AND PLANTSCheryl A Kerfeld
219 Molecular Biology Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, Box 951570, Los Angeles, California 90095 1570 e mail Biochemistry Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1153 e mail
Annu Rev Plant Physiol Plant Mol Biol 49:397-425. 1998..The solution of tertiary and quaternary structures of cytochromes and cytochrome complexes will provide structural and functional detail at atomic resolution...
- Spectroscopic properties of the carotenoid 3'-hydroxyechinenone in the orange carotenoid protein from the cyanobacterium Arthrospira maximaTomas Polivka
Department of Chemical Physics, Lund University, Box 124, S 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Biochemistry 44:3994-4003. 2005..Furthermore, the binding-induced conformational change and activation of the ICT state that leads to a shortening of hECN lifetime effectively makes the protein-bound hECN a more effective energy dissipator...
- A photoactive carotenoid protein acting as light intensity sensorAdjele Wilson
Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Institut de Biologie et Technologies de Saclay, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12075-80. 2008..The illumination induces structural changes affecting both the carotenoid and the protein. Thus, the OCP is a photoactive protein that senses light intensity and triggers photoprotection...
- A soluble carotenoid protein involved in phycobilisome-related energy dissipation in cyanobacteriaAdjele Wilson
Unité de Recherche Associée 2096, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Service de Bioenergetique, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
Plant Cell 18:992-1007. 2006..These are novel roles for a soluble carotenoid protein...
- Cyanobacterial Photosystem I lacks specificity in its interaction with cytochrome c(6) electron donorsManuel Hervas
Instituto de Bioquimica Vegetal y Fotosintesis, Centro de Investigaciones Cientificas Isla de la Cartuja, Universidad de Sevilla y CSIC, Americo Vespucio 49, Spain
Photosynth Res 83:329-33. 2005..We conclude that the specific structural features of each cytochrome c(6) dictate their different kinetic behaviours, whereas the three photosystems are relatively indiscriminate in docking with the electron donors...
- The genome of deep-sea vent chemolithoautotroph Thiomicrospira crunogena XCL-2Kathleen M Scott
Biology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America
PLoS Biol 4:e383. 2006..The genome has characteristics consistent with an obligately chemolithoautotrophic lifestyle, including few transporters predicted to have organic allocrits, and Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle CDSs scattered throughout the genome...
- Light-induced energy dissipation in iron-starved cyanobacteria: roles of OCP and IsiA proteinsAdjele Wilson
Unité de Recherche Associée 2096, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Service de Bioenergetique, Commissariat à l Energie Atomique Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
Plant Cell 19:656-72. 2007..Subsequently, the IsiA converts the excess energy absorbed by the phycobilisomes into heat through a mechanism different from the dynamic and reversible light-induced NPQ processes...