Publications 2007

Namy, O., Zhou, Y., Gundllapalli, S., Polycarpo, C.R., Denise, A., Rousset, J-P., Söll, D. and Ambrogelly, A. (2007) Adding pyrrolysine to the Escherichia coli genetic code. FEBS Lett. 581, 5282-5288. Abstract

Kavran, J.M., Gundllapalli, S., O’Donoghue, P., Englert, M., Söll, D. and Steitz, T.A. (2007) The structure of pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase: an archaeal enzyme for genetic code innovation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 11268-11273. Abstract

Herring, S., Ambrogelly, A., Gundllapalli, S., O’Donoghue, P., Polycarpo, C.R., Söll, D. (2007). The amino-terminal domain of pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase is dispensable in vitro but required for in vivo activity. FEBS Lett. 581, 3197-3203. Abstract

Sheppard, K., Akochy, P-M., Salazar, J.C. and Söll, D. (2007) The Helicobacter pylori amidotransferase GatCAB is equally efficient in glutamine-dependent transamidation of Asp-tRNAAsn and Glu-tRNAGln. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 11866-11873. Abstract

Helgadóttir, S., Rosas-Sandoval, G., Söll, D. and Graham, D.E. (2007) Biosynthesis of phosphoserine in the Methanococcales. J. Bacteriol. 189, 575-582. Abstract

Namgoong, S., Sheppard, K., Sherrer, R.L. and Söll, D. (2007) Co-evolution of the archaeal tRNA-dependent amidotransferase GatCAB with tRNAAsn. FEBS Lett. 581, 309-314. Abstract

Herring, S., Ambrogelly, A., Polycarpo, C. R. and Söll, D. (2007) Recognition of pyrrolysine tRNA by the Desulfitobacterium hafniense pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase. Nucl. Acids Res. 35, 1270-1278. Abstract

Kamtekar, S., Hohn, M.J., Park, H-S., Schnitzbauer, M., Sauerwald, A., Söll, D. and Steitz, T.A. (2007) Toward understanding phosphoseryl-tRNACys formation: The crystal structure of Methanococcus maripaludis phosphoseryl-tRNA synthetase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 2620-2625. Abstract

Ambrogelly, A., Gundllapalli, S., Herring, S., Polycarpo, C., Frauer, C. and Söll, D. (2007) Pyrrolysine is not hardwired for cotranslational insertion at UAG codons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 3141-3146. Abstract

Ambrogelly, A., Palioura, S. and Söll, D. (2007) Natural expansion of the genetic code. Nat. Chem. Biol. 3, 29-35. Abstract