• Publications
  • Influence
Selective Small Molecule Induced Degradation of the BET Bromodomain Protein BRD4
The Bromo- and Extra-Terminal (BET) proteins BRD2, BRD3, and BRD4 play important roles in transcriptional regulation, epigenetics, and cancer and are the targets of pan-BET selective bromodomainExpand
  • 271
  • 16
Structural basis of PROTAC cooperative recognition for selective protein degradation
Inducing macromolecular interactions with small molecules to activate cellular signaling is a challenging goal. PROTACs (proteolysis-targeting chimaeras) are bifunctional molecules that recruit aExpand
  • 187
  • 11
Crystal Structure of Escherichia coli Ketopantoate Reductase in a Ternary Complex with NADP+ and Pantoate Bound
Ketopantoate reductase (KPR, EC catalyzes the NADPH-dependent reduction of ketopantoate to pantoate, an essential step for the biosynthesis of pantothenate (vitamin B5). Inhibitors of theExpand
  • 32
  • 6
Bromodomain-peptide displacement assays for interactome mapping and inhibitor discovery.
Histone lysine acetylation is a key component of epigenetic regulation of gene transcription. Bromodomains, found in histone acetyl transferases and other chromatin-associated proteins, bindExpand
  • 107
  • 4
Targeting Cullin–RING E3 ubiquitin ligases for drug discovery: structure, assembly and small-molecule modulation
In the last decade, the ubiquitin–proteasome system has emerged as a valid target for the development of novel therapeutics. E3 ubiquitin ligases are particularly attractive targets because theyExpand
  • 95
  • 4
Salicylate biosynthesis: overexpression, purification, and characterization of Irp9, a bifunctional salicylate synthase from Yersinia enterocolitica.
In some bacteria, salicylate is synthesized using the enzymes isochorismate synthase and isochorismate pyruvate lyase. In contrast, gene inactivation and complementation experiments with YersiniaExpand
  • 59
  • 4
Homo-PROTACs: bivalent small-molecule dimerizers of the VHL E3 ubiquitin ligase to induce self-degradation
E3 ubiquitin ligases are key enzymes within the ubiquitin proteasome system which catalyze the ubiquitination of proteins, targeting them for proteasomal degradation. E3 ligases are gainingExpand
  • 61
  • 4
Targeting the von Hippel–Lindau E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Using Small Molecules To Disrupt the VHL/HIF-1α Interaction
E3 ubiquitin ligases, which bind protein targets, leading to their ubiquitination and subsequent degradation, are attractive drug targets due to their exquisite substrate specificity. However, theExpand
  • 166
  • 2
Structure-Guided Design and Optimization of Small Molecules Targeting the Protein–Protein Interaction between the von Hippel–Lindau (VHL) E3 Ubiquitin Ligase and the Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF)
E3 ubiquitin ligases are attractive targets in the ubiquitin–proteasome system, however, the development of small-molecule ligands has been rewarded with limited success. The von Hippel–LindauExpand
  • 112
  • 2
Potent and selective chemical probe of hypoxic signalling downstream of HIF-α hydroxylation via VHL inhibition
Chemical strategies to using small molecules to stimulate hypoxia inducible factors (HIFs) activity and trigger a hypoxic response under normoxic conditions, such as iron chelators and inhibitors ofExpand
  • 62
  • 2