This subproject is one of many research subprojects utilizing the resources provided by a Center grant funded by NIH/NCRR. The subproject and investigator (PI) may have received primary funding from another NIH source, and thus could be represented in other CRISP entries. The institution listed is for the Center, which is not necessarily the institution for the investigator. Arp2/3 complex is an 223kD assembly of seven proteins that nucleates the growth of actin filaments. This process occurs at the leading enge of motile cells and is thought to play an important role in cell motility. Arp2/3 complex is intrinisically inactive and requires hydrolysable ATP, pre-existing actin fiilament, and one or more activating proteins in order to nucleate filaments.
We aim to understand the function of this complex at the molecular level. The crystal structure of the inactive coplex has been previously solved, and we are currently working on structures of the complex with bound activators and nucleotides to get an idea of how the complex is activated.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Biotechnology Resource Grants (P41)
Project #
5P41RR012408-10
Application #
7358901
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1-PC (02))
Project Start
2006-07-01
Project End
2007-06-30
Budget Start
2006-07-01
Budget End
2007-06-30
Support Year
10
Fiscal Year
2006
Total Cost
$4,539
Indirect Cost
Name
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Department
Type
DUNS #
027579460
City
Upton
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
11973
Sui, Xuewu; Farquhar, Erik R; Hill, Hannah E et al. (2018) Preparation and characterization of metal-substituted carotenoid cleavage oxygenases. J Biol Inorg Chem 23:887-901
Jacques, Benoit; Coinçon, Mathieu; Sygusch, Jurgen (2018) Active site remodeling during the catalytic cycle in metal-dependent fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolases. J Biol Chem 293:7737-7753
Fuller, Franklin D; Gul, Sheraz; Chatterjee, Ruchira et al. (2017) Drop-on-demand sample delivery for studying biocatalysts in action at X-ray free-electron lasers. Nat Methods 14:443-449
Wangkanont, Kittikhun; Winton, Valerie J; Forest, Katrina T et al. (2017) Conformational Control of UDP-Galactopyranose Mutase Inhibition. Biochemistry 56:3983-3992
VanderLinden, Ryan T; Hemmis, Casey W; Yao, Tingting et al. (2017) Structure and energetics of pairwise interactions between proteasome subunits RPN2, RPN13, and ubiquitin clarify a substrate recruitment mechanism. J Biol Chem 292:9493-9504
Song, Lingshuang; Yang, Lin; Meng, Jie et al. (2017) Thermodynamics of Hydrophobic Amino Acids in Solution: A Combined Experimental-Computational Study. J Phys Chem Lett 8:347-351
Orlova, Natalia; Gerding, Matthew; Ivashkiv, Olha et al. (2017) The replication initiator of the cholera pathogen's second chromosome shows structural similarity to plasmid initiators. Nucleic Acids Res 45:3724-3737
Firestone, Ross S; Cameron, Scott A; Karp, Jerome M et al. (2017) Heat Capacity Changes for Transition-State Analogue Binding and Catalysis with Human 5'-Methylthioadenosine Phosphorylase. ACS Chem Biol 12:464-473
Arturo, Emilia C; Gupta, Kushol; Héroux, Annie et al. (2016) First structure of full-length mammalian phenylalanine hydroxylase reveals the architecture of an autoinhibited tetramer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:2394-9
McMillan, Brian J; Tibbe, Christine; Jeon, Hyesung et al. (2016) Electrostatic Interactions between Elongated Monomers Drive Filamentation of Drosophila Shrub, a Metazoan ESCRT-III Protein. Cell Rep 16:1211-1217

Showing the most recent 10 out of 167 publications