Publications 2000

Söll, D., Becker, H.D., Plateau, P., Blanquet, S. and Ibba, M. (2000) Context-dependent anticodon recognition by class I lysyl-tRNA synthetases. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 14224-14228. Abstract


Hamano-Takaku, F., Iwama, T., Saito-Yano, S., Takaku, K., Monden, Y., Kitabatake, M., Söll, D. and Nishimura, S. (2000) A mutant Escherichia coli tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase utilizes the unnatural amino acid azatyrosine more efficiently than tyrosine. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 40324-40328. Abstract


Bunjun, S., Stathopoulos, C., Graham, D., Min, B., Kitabatake, M., Wang, A.L., Wang, C.C., Vivarès, C.P., Weiss, L.M. and Söll, D. (2000) A dual-specificity aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase in the deep-rooted eukaryote Giardia lamblia. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 12997-13002. Abstract


Prætorius-Ibba, M., Stange-Thomann, N., Kitabatake, M., Ali, K., Söll, I., Carter, C., Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2000) Ancient adaptation of the active site of tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase for tryptophan binding. Biochemistry 39, 13136-13143. Abstract


Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2000) Aminoacyl-tRNA synthesis. Annu. Rev. Biochem. 69, 617-650. Abstract


Tumbula, D.L., Becker, H.D., Chang, W-Z. and Söll, D. (2000) Domain-specific recruitment of amide amino acids for protein synthesis. Nature 407, 106-110. Abstract


Ibba, M., Becker, H.D., Stathopoulos, C. Tumbula, D.L. and Söll, D. (2000) The Adaptor Hypothesis revisited. Trends Biochem. Sci. 25, 311-316. Abstract


Becker, H.D., Min, B., Jacobi, C., Raczniak, G., Pelaschier, J., Roy, H., Klein, S., Kern, D. and Söll, D. (2000) The heterotrimeric Thermus thermophilus Asp-tRNAAsn amidotransferase can also generate Gln-tRNAGlnFEBS Lett. 476, 140-144. Abstract


Woese, C.R., Olsen, G., Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2000) Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, the genetic code, and the evolutionary process. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 64, 202-236. Abstract


Stathopoulos, C., Li, T., Longman, R., Vothknecht, U.C., Becker, H., Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2000) One polypeptide with two aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase activities. Science 287, 479-482. Abstract


Kitabatake, M., So, M.W., Tumbula, D.L. and Söll, D. (2000) Cysteine biosynthesis in the archaeon Methanosarcina barkeri encoded by acquired bacterial genes? J. Bacteriol. 182, 143-145. Abstract


Kumar, A.M. and Söll, D. (2000) Antisense HEMA1 RNA expression inhibits heme and chlorophyll biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 122, 49-56. Abstract