Publications 2009

Heinemann,I.U., O’Donoghue, P., Madinger, C., Benner, J., Randau, L., Noren, C.J. and Söll, D. (2009) The appearance of pyrrolysine in tRNAHis guanylyltransferase by neutral evolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 21103-21108. Abstract

Alkalaeva, E., Eliseev, B., Ambrogelly, A., Vlasov, P., Kondrashov, F.A., Gundllapalli, S., Frolova, L., Söll, D. and Kisselev, L. (2009) Translation termination in pyrrolysine-utilizing archaea. FEBS Lett. 583, 3455-3460. Abstract

Araiso, Y., Sherrer, R.L., Ishitani, R., Ho, J.M.L., Söll, D. and Nureki, O. (2009) Structure of a tRNA-dependent kinase essential for selenocysteine decoding. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 16215-16227. Abstract

Mitchell, M., Xue, S., Erdman, R., Randau, L., Söll, D. and Li, H. (2009) Crystal structure of the functional Nanoarchaeum equitans tRNA splicing endonuclease. Nucl. Acids Res. 37, 5793-5802. Abstract

Palioura, S., Sherrer, R.L., Steitz, T.A., Söll, D. and Simonovic, M. (2009) The human SepSecS-tRNASec complex reveals the mechanism of selenocysteine formation. Science 325, 321-325. Abstract

Wu, J., Bu, W., Sheppard, K., Kitabatake, M., Kwon, S-T., Söll, D. and Smith, J.L. (2009) Insights into tRNA-dependent amidotransferase evolution and catalysis from the structure of the Aquifex aeolicus enzyme. J. Mol. Biol. 391, 703-716. Abstract

Randau, L., Stanley, B.J., Kohlway, A., Mechta, S., Xiong, Y. and Söll, D. (2009) A cytidine deaminase edits C-to-U in transfer RNAs in archaea. Science 324, 657-659. Abstract

Charriere, F., O’Donoghue, P., Helgadóttir, S., Marechal-Drouard, L., Cristodero, M., Horn, E.K., Söll, D. and Schneider, A. (2009) Dual targeting of a tRNAAsp requires two different aspartyl-tRNA synthetases in Trypanosoma brucei. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 16210-16217. Abstract

Aeby, E., Palioura, S., Pusnik, M., Marazzia, J., Lieberman, A., Ullu, E., Söll, D. and Schneider, A. (2009) The canonical pathway for selenocysteine insertion is dispensable in Trypanosomes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 5088-5092. Abstract

Nozawa, K., O’Donoghue, P., Gundllapalli, S., Araiso, Y., Ishitani, R., Umehara, T., Söll, D. and Nureki, O. (2009) Pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase-tRNAPyl structure reveals the molecular basis of orthogonality. Nature 457, 1163-1167. Abstract

Su, D., Hohn, M., Palioura, S., Sherrer, R.L., Yuan, J., Söll, D. and O’Donoghue, P. (2009) How an obscure archaeal gene inspired the discovery of selenocysteine biosynthesis in humans. IUBMB Life 61, 35-39. Abstract