Publications 2016-2017

  • Aluri S. et. al. (2016) Physiological role of FolD (methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase), FchA (methenyltetrahydrofolate cyclohydrolase) and Fhs (formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase) from Clostridium perfringens in a heterologous model of Escherichia coli. Microbiology. 162(1):145-55. Download PDF PubMed
  • Qin B. et. al. (2016) The termination phase in protein synthesis is not obligatorily followed by the RRF/EF-G-dependent recycling phase. J Mol Biol. pii: S0022-2836(16)30188-7. Download PDF PubMed
  • Bhattacharyya S. and Varshney U. (2016) Evolution of initiator tRNAs and selection of methionine as the initiating amino acid. RNA Biol. Jun 20:1-10. Download PDF PubMed
  • Singh A. et. al. (2016) Structure of the second Single Stranded DNA Binding protein (SSBb) from Mycobacterium smegmatis. J Struct Biol. 196(3):448-454. Download PDF PubMed
  • Shetty S. and Varshney U. (2016) An evolutionarily conserved element in initiator tRNAs prompts ultimate steps in ribosome maturation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Oct 11;113(41):E6126-E6134. Download PDF PubMed
  • Bianco PR. et. al. (2017) The IDL of E. coli SSB links ssDNA and protein binding by mediating protein-protein interactions. Protein Sci. Feb;26(2):227-241. Download PDF PubMed
  • Shetty S. et. al. (2017) Two highly conserved features of bacterial initiator tRNAs license them to pass through distinct checkpoints in translation initiation. Nucleic Acids Res. Feb 28;45(4):2040-2050. Download PDF PubMed
  • Ayyub SA. et. al. (2017) Contributions of the N-terminal and C-terminal domains of initiation factor 3 towards its functions in the fidelity of initiation and anti-association of the ribosomal subunits. J Bacteriol. Mar 20. pii: JB.00051-17. Download PDF PubMed
  • Chembazhi UV. et. al. (2017) Uracil DNA glycosylase (UDG) activities in Bradyrhizobium diazoefficiens: characterization of a new class of UDG with broad substrate specificity. Nucleic Acids Res. Jun 2;45(10):5863-5876. Download PDF PubMed
  • Arif SM. et. al. (2017) Biochemical and structural studies of Mycobacterium smegmatis MutT1, a sanitization enzyme with unusual modes of association. Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol. Apr 1;73(Pt 4):349-364. Download PDF PubMed
  • Arif SM. et. al. (2017) Hydrolysis of diadenosine polyphosphates. Exploration of an additional role of Mycobacterium smegmatis MutT1. J Struct Biol. Jul 10. pii: S1047-8477(17)30122-3. Download PDF PubMed
  • Ayyub SA. et. al. (2017) Fidelity of translation in the presence of mammalian mitochondrial initiation factor 3. Mitochondrion. Aug 10. pii: S1567-7249(17)30141-1. Download PDF PubMed
  • Ayyub SA. et. al. (2017) Coevolution of the translational machinery optimizes initiation with unusual initiator tRNAs and initiation codons in mycoplasmas. RNA Biol. Jan 2;15(1):70-80. Download PDF PubMed
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