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The crystal structure of polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein (PGIP), a leucine-rich repeat protein involved in plant defense
The crystal structure at 1.7-Å resolution of a PGIP is reported, characterized by the presence of two β-sheets instead of the single one originally predicted by modeling studies, and reveals a negatively charged surface on the LRR concave face, likely involved in binding polygalacturonases. Expand
Structural requirements of endopolygalacturonase for the interaction with PGIP (polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein)
The structure of FmPG was useful to study the mode of interaction of the enzyme with PGIP-2 from Phaseolus vulgaris, and it is suggested that variations are important structural requirements of plant PGs to prevent PGIP binding. Expand
Test of lepton universality with B0 → K*0ℓ+ℓ− decays
A bstractA test of lepton universality, performed by measuring the ratio of the branching fractions of the B0 → K*0μ+μ− and B0 → K*0e+e− decays, RK*0$$ {R}_{K^{*0}} $$, is presented. The K*0 meson isExpand
Observation of the Doubly Charmed Baryon Ξ_{cc}^{++}.
The doubly charmed baryon Ξ_{cc}^{++} state is observed in a sample of proton-proton collision data collected by the LHCb experiment at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.7  fb^{-1}, and confirmed in an additional sample of data collected at 8  TeV. Expand
Glutathione transferases in bacteria
This review article summarizes the current status of knowledge regarding the functional and structural properties of bacterial GSTs. Expand
The structure of ActVA‐Orf6, a novel type of monooxygenase involved in actinorhodin biosynthesis
  • G. Sciara, Steven G. Kendrew, +6 authors B. Vallone
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The EMBO journal
  • 15 January 2003
This is the first crystal structure of an enzyme involved in the tailoring of a type II aromatic polyketide and illustrates some of the enzyme–substrate recognition features that may apply to a range of other enzymes involved in modifying apolyketide core structure. Expand
Search for Dark Photons Produced in 13 TeV pp Collisions.
The search for long-lived dark photons is the first to achieve sensitivity using a displaced-vertex signature and the constraints placed on promptlike dark photons are the most stringent to date for the mass range 10.6<m(A^{'})<70  GeV, and are comparable to the best existing limits. Expand
Measurement of the Ratio of the B^{0}→D^{*-}τ^{+}ν_{τ} and B^{0}→D^{*-}μ^{+}ν_{μ} Branching Fractions Using Three-Prong τ-Lepton Decays.
For the first time, R(D^{*-}) is determined using the τ-lepton decays with three charged pions in the final state, in agreement with the standard model prediction and with previous results. Expand
Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions B(B_{c}^{+}→J/ψτ^{+}ν_{τ})/B(B_{c}^{+}→J/ψμ^{+}ν_{μ}).
This analysis uses a sample of proton-proton collision data corresponding to 3.0  fb^{-1} of integrated luminosity recorded with the LHCb experiment at center-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV to find a signal for the decay B_{c}→J/ψτ^{+}ν_{τ} at a significance of 3 standard deviations corrected for systematic uncertainty. Expand
The Crystal Structure of the Outer Membrane Protein VceC from the Bacterial Pathogen Vibrio cholerae at 1.8 Å Resolution*
The analyses of the external surfaces of VceC and other channel proteins suggest that different classes of efflux pumps have distinct architectures, and the implications of these findings for mechanisms of drug and protein export are discussed. Expand