Publications 2008

Ruan, B., Palioura, S., Sabina, J., Marvin-Guy, L., Kochhar, S., LaRossa, R. and Söll, D. (2008) Quality control despite mistranslation caused by an ambiguous genetic code. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 16502-16507. Abstract

Gundllapalli, S., Ambrogelly, A., Umehara, T., Li, D., Polycarpo, C. and Söll, D. (2008) Misacylation of pyrrolysine tRNA in vitro and in vivo. FEBS Lett. 582, 3353-3358. Abstract

Randau, L. and Söll, D. (2008) Response to “tRNA genes in pieces are an ancestral character”. EMBO Rep. 9, 820-821. Abstract

Rubio, M.A.T., Rinehart, J., Krett, B., Duvezin-Caubet, S., Reichert, A.S., Söll, D. and Alfonzo, J.D. (2008) Mammalian mitochondria have the innate ability to import tRNAs by a mechanism distinct from protein import. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 9186-9191. Abstract

Randau, L. and Söll, D. (2008) tRNA genes in pieces. EMBO Rep. 9, 623-628. Abstract

Yuan, J., Sheppard, K. and Söll, D. (2008) Amino acid modifications on tRNA. Acta Biochim. Biophys. Sin. (Shanghai) 40, 539-553. Abstract

RajBhandary, U.L. and Söll, D. (2008) Aminoacyl-tRNAs, the bacterial cell envelope, and antibiotics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 5285-5286. Abstract

Randau, L., Schröder, I. and Söll, D. (2008) Life without RNase P. Nature 453, 120-123. Abstract

Sheppard, K., Yuan, J., Hohn, M., Jester, B., Devine, K.M. and Söll, D. (2008) From one amino acid to another: tRNA-dependent amino acid biosynthesis. Nucl. Acids Res. 36, 1813-1825. Abstract

Sherrer, R.L., Ho, J. and Söll, D. (2008) Divergence of selenocysteine tRNA recognition by archaeal and eukaryotic O-phosphoseryl-tRNASec kinase. Nucl. Acids Res. 36, 1871-1880. Abstract

Sheppard, K., Sherrer, R.L. and Söll, D. (2008) Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus tRNAGln confines the amidotransferase GatCAB to asparaginyl-tRNAAsn formation. J. Mol. Biol. 377, 845-853. Abstract

Sheppard, K. and Söll, D. (2008) On the evolution of the tRNA-dependent amidotransferases, GatCAB and GatDE. J. Mol. Biol. 377, 831-844. Abstract

Hendrickson, E.L., Liu, Y., Rosas-Sandoval, G., Porat, I., Söll, D., Whitman, W.B. and Leigh, J.A. (2008) Global responses of Methanococcus maripaludis to specific nutrient limitations and growth rate. J. Bacteriol. 190, 2198-2205. Abstract

Sherrer, R.L., O’Donoghue, P. and Söll, D. (2008) Characterization and evolutionary history of an archaeal kinase involved in Sec-tRNASec formation. Nucl. Acids Res. 36, 1247-1259. Abstract

Araiso, Y., Palioura, S., Ishitani, R., Sherrer, R. L., Yuan, J., Oshikane, H., Domae, N., DeFranco, J., Söll, D. and Nureki, O. (2008) Structural insights into RNA-dependent eukaryal and archaeal selenocysteine formation. Nucl. Acids Res. 36, 1187-1199. Abstract

Sheppard, K., Akochy, P-M. and Söll, D. (2008) Assays for transfer RNA-dependent amino acid biosynthesis. Methods 44, 139-145. Abstract