Publications 2005

Randau, L., Calvin, K., Hall, M., Yuan, J., Li, H. and Söll, D. (2005) The heteromeric Nanoarchaeum equitans splicing endonuclease cleaves noncanonical bulge-helix-bulge motifs of joined tRNA halves. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 17934-17939. Abstract

Ruan, B. and Söll, D. (2005) The bacterial YbaK protein is a Cys-tRNAPro and Cys-tRNACys deacylase. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 25887-25891. Abstract

Sauerwald, A., Zhu, W., Major, T.A., Roy, H., Palioura, S., Jahn, D., Whitman, W., Yates, J.R., 3rd, Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2005) RNA-dependent cysteine biosynthesis in archaea. Science 307, 1969-1972. Abstract

Feng, L., Yuan, J., Toogood, H., Tumbula-Hansen, D. and Söll, D. (2005) Aspartyl-tRNA synthetase requires a conserved proline in the anticodon-binding loop for tRNAAsn recognition in vivo. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 20638-20641. Abstract

Rinehart, J., Krett, B., Rubio, M.A., Alfonzo, J.D. and Söll, D. (2005) Saccharomyces cerevisiae imports the cytosolic pathway for Gln-tRNA synthesis into the mitochondrion. Genes Dev. 19, 583-592. Abstract

Randau, L., Münch, R., Hohn, M.J., Jahn, D. and Söll, D. (2005) Nanoarchaeum equitans creates functional tRNA from separate genes for their 5’- and 3’-halves. Nature 433, 537-541. Abstract

Feng, L., Sheppard, K., Tumbula-Hansen, D. and Söll, D. (2005) Gln-tRNAGln formation from Glu-tRNAGln requires cooperation of an asparaginase and a Glu-tRNAGln kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 8150 - 8155. Abstract

Ruan, B., Bovee, M.L., Sacher, M., Stathopoulos, C., Poralla, K., Francklyn, C.S. and Söll, D. (2005) A unique hydrophobic cluster near the active site contributes to differences of borrelidin inhibition among threonyl-tRNA synthetases. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 571-577. Abstract