Publications 2012-2013

  • Selvaraj M. et. al. (2012) Structures of new crystal forms of Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase and functionally important plasticity of the molecule. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 1;68(Pt 2):124-8. Download PDF PubMed
  • Samhita L. et. al. (2012) Unconventional initiator tRNAs sustain Escherichia coli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jul 24. Download PDF PubMed
  • Arif SM. et. al. (2012) Crystallization and preliminary X-ray studies of MutT1 (MSMEG_2390) from Mycobacterium smegmatis. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Oct 1;68(Pt 10). Download PDF PubMed
  • Selvaraj M. et. al. (2012) Crowding, molecular volume and plasticity: an assessment involving crystallography, NMR and simulations. J Biosci. 37(6):953-63. Download PDF PubMed
  • Parikh A. et. al. (2013) Development of a new generation of vectors for gene expression, gene replacement, and protein-protein interaction studies in mycobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 79(5):1718-29. Download PDF PubMed
  • Sang PB and Varshney U. (2013) Biochemical properties of MutT2 proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. smegmatis and their contrasting antimutator roles in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 195(7):1552-60. Download PDF PubMed
  • Patil AG. et. al. (2013) Mycobacterium tuberculosis MutT1 (Rv2985) and ADPRase (Rv1700) constitute a two-stage mechanism of 8-oxo-dGTP and 8-oxo-GTP detoxification, and A to C mutation avoidance. J Biol Chem. Apr 19;288(16):11252-62 . Download PDF PubMed
  • Arora S. et. al. (2013) Distinctive contributions of the ribosomal P-site elements m2G966, m5C967 and the C-terminal tail of the S9 protein in the fidelity of initiation of translation in Escherichia coli. Nucleic Acids Res. May 1;41(9):4963-75 . Download PDF PubMed
  • Arora S. et. al. (2013) Role of the ribosomal P-site elements of m2G966, m5C967 and the S9 C-terminal tail in maintenance of the reading frame during translational elongation in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. Aug;195(16):3524-30 . Download PDF PubMed
  • Samhita L.et. al. (2013) Initiation with elongator tRNAs. J Bacteriol. Sep;195(18):4202-9. Download PDF PubMed
  • Rex K.et. al. (2013) Hypersensitivity of hypoxia grown Mycobacterium smegmatis to DNA damaging agents: Implications of the DNA repair deficiencies in attenuation of mycobacteria. Mech Ageing Dev. 134(10):516-22. Download PDF PubMed
  • Selvaraj M.et. al. (2013) Molecular flexibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis ribosome recycling factor and its functional consequences: An exploration involving mutants. J Biosci. 38(5):845-55. Download PDF PubMed
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