forthcoming articles in Acta Crystallographica Section F

The following articles are a selection of those recently accepted for publication in Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications.

This list will generally be short, as papers in this journal are published online as soon as proofs are returned.

See also Forthcoming articles in all IUCr journals.


Accepted 24 October 2014

Structures of heterodimeric POZ domains of Miz1/BCL6 and Miz1/NAC1

M. A. Stead and S. C. Wright

Synopsis: A strategy for the purification of forced POZ-domain heterodimers is described, and crystal structures of the heterodimeric POZ domains of Miz1/BCL6 and Miz1/NAC1 are reported.


Accepted 23 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of UspE from Escherichia coli

Y. Xu, C.-S. Quan, X. Jin, X. Jin, J. Zhao, X. Li, W. Zheng, L. Jin, D. Liu, S. Fan and N.-C. Ha


Accepted 21 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of a tri-modular endo-[beta]-1,4-glucanase (Cel5B) from Bacillus halodurans

I. Venditto, H. Santos, J. Sandy, J. Sanchez-weatherby, L. M. A. Ferreira, K. Sakka, C. M. G. A. Fontes and S. Najmudin

Synopsis: The full-length Bacillus halodurans tri-modular endo-[beta]-1,4-glucanase has been crystallized and data were processed to 1.64 Å in the orthorhombic space group P 21 21 2. A molecular replacement solution has been found.


Accepted 21 October 2014

Expression, purification and X-ray crystallographic analysis of the Helicobacter pylori Blood Group Antigen Binding Adhesin BabA

S. Subedi, K. Moonens, E. Romão, A. Lo, G. Vandenbussche, J. Bugaytsova, S. Muyldermans, T. Borén and H. Remaut

Synopsis: Recombinant expression and nanobody aided crystallization of a soluble BabA truncate (BabA25-460) corresponding to the predicted adhesin domain.


Accepted 21 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of the full-length bacteriophytochrome from the plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris

S. Klinke, L. H. Otero, J. Rinaldi, S. Sosa, B. G. Guimarães, W. E. Shepard, F. A. Goldbaum and H. R. Bonomi

Synopsis: The tetra-domain bacteriophytochrome protein XccBphP from Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris was overexpressed, purified and crystallized in complex with its cofactor biliverdin. A complete dataset was collected to 3.25 Å resolution in the spacegroup P43212 at the SOLEIL Synchrotron.


Accepted 20 October 2014

Expression, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of the functional mutant (N60K) of nonstructural protein 9 from Human coronavirus HKU1

X. Chen, Y. Tan, F. Wang, J. Wang, Q. Zhao, S. Li, S. Fu, C. Chen and H. Yang

Synopsis: This article describes the preliminary crystallographic data of a functional mutant (N60K) of nonstructural protein 9 from Human coronavirus HKU1.


Accepted 20 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the Sel1-like repeats of SEL1L

H. Jeong, H. Lee and C. Lee

Synopsis: The central SLR (Sel1-like repeat) domain of mouse SEL1L was cloned, expressed, purified and crystallized. X-ray diffraction data were collected to 3.3 Å resolution.


Accepted 16 October 2014

Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and X-ray crystallographic analysis of PhaA from Ralstonia eutropha

E.-J. Kim and K.-J. Kim

Synopsis: The PhaA protein from R. eutropha (RePhaA), the first enzyme in the polyhydroxyalbutyrate (PHB) biosynthetic pathway, was crystallized and X-ray crystallographic analysis was performed.


Accepted 13 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray study of biosynthetic alanine racemase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1

H. Zhou, Z. Li, G. Zhang, S. Xu, Z. Tang, X. Zhu, H. Dong and J. Ju

Synopsis: Biosynthetic alanine racemase from P. aeruginosa PAO1 was expressed in E. coli and purified. The purified enzyme was crystallized and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis was performed.


Accepted 13 October 2014

Optimization of the crystallizability of a single-chain antibody fragment

J. Skerlová, V. Král, M. Fábry, J. Sedlácek, V. Veverka and P. Rezácová

Synopsis: A combination of size-exclusion chromatography, Thermofluor assay and dynamic light scattering was used to find conditions optimal for the stability and oligomeric homogeneity of a single-chain variable antibody fragment, which resulted in significantly improved protein crystallizability.


Accepted 11 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of Feline infectious peritonitis virus main protease in complex with an inhibitor

J. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Tan, X. Chen, Q. Zhao, S. Fu, S. Li, C. Chen and H. Yang

Synopsis: This article describes the preliminary crystallographic data of a complex of Feline infectious peritonitis virus main protease with its inhibitor N3.


Accepted 3 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the phosphate-binding protein PhoX from Xanthomonas citri

V. R. Pegos, F. Javier Medrano and A. Balan


Accepted 3 October 2014

Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus main protease in complex with an inhibitor

Y. Tan, F. Wang, X. Chen, J. Wang, Q. Zhao, S. Li, Z. Wang, S. Fu, C. Chen and H. Yang

Synopsis: This article describes the preliminary crystallographic data of a complex consisting of Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus main protease and its inhibitor N3.


Accepted 30 September 2014

Structure of a bacterial microcompartment shell protein bound to a cobalamin cofactor

M. C. Thompson, C. S. Crowley, J. Kopstein, T. A. Bobik and T. O. Yeates


Accepted 19 September 2014

Ovine [beta]-lactoglobulin at atomic resolution

G. Kontopidis, A. Nordle Gilliver and L. Sawyer

Synopsis: The 1.12 Å resolution crystal structure of a triclinic form of [beta]-lactoglobulin without ligand from the domestic sheep (O. aries) is reported.


Accepted 5 September 2014

Structure of an Escherichia coli Hfq:RNA complex at 0.97 Å resolution

E. C. Schulz and O. Barabas

Synopsis: The crystal structure of the RNA chaperone Hfq in complex with RNA is presented at 0.97 Å resolution.


Accepted 31 August 2014

Optimization of crystallization conditions for biological macromolecules

A. McPherson and B. Cudney

Synopsis: Strategies and procedures for the optimization of macromolecular crystal-growth conditions are surveyed. The objective of optimization is to grow crystals with the greatest degree of perfection and that yield the most accurate and precise X-ray diffraction data.


Accepted 12 August 2014

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the hypothetical deaminase RPB_0146 from Rhodopseudomonas palustris HaA2

G. Zhang, D. Yu, G. Yang, H. Dong, T. Zhang and X. Liu

Synopsis: The hypothetical deaminase RPB_0146 from R. palustris HaA2 was expressed in E. coli and purified. Crystallization and preliminarily X-ray crystallographic analysis of the recombinant deaminase were performed.




































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