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  • Marcos N Morgada, Luciano A. Abriata, Chiara Cefaro, Karolina Gajda, Lucia Banci, Alejandro J. Vila
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2015 (First Publication: 8 September 2015)
  • Significance Cellular respiration in humans depends on the correct assembly of a copper site (CuA) in cytochrome oxidases. Because copper is toxic at high levels, cells require specific mechanisms toExpand
  • Alba Timón-Gómez, Eva Nývltová, Luciano A. Abriata, Alejandro J. Vila, Jonathan P. Hosler, Antoni Barrientos
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Seminars in cell & developmental biology
  • 2018 (First Publication: 8 September 2017)
  • Mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase (COX) is the primary site of cellular oxygen consumption and is essential for aerobic energy generation in the form of ATP. Human COX is a copper-heme AExpand
  • Luciano A. Abriata, Giorgio E Tamò, Bohdan Monastyrskyy, Andriy Kryshtafovych, Matteo Dal Peraro
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Proteins
  • 2018 (First Publication: 1 March 2018)
  • We present our assessment of CASP12 modeling efforts for targets with no obvious templates of high sequence/structure similarity in the PDB, that is for evaluation units of the free modeling (FM) andExpand
  • Luciano A. Abriata
  • Biology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 18 January 2015)
  • Copper is essential for life but toxic, therefore all organisms control tightly its intracellular abundance. Bacteria have indeed whole operons devoted to copper resistance, with genes that code forExpand
  • Luciano A. Abriata, Damián Alvarez-Paggi, Gabriela N. Ledesma, Ninian J. Blackburn, Alejandro J. Vila, Daniel H Murgida
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 (First Publication: 10 October 2012)
  • Electron transfer is the simplest chemical reaction and constitutes the basis of a large variety of biological processes, such as photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Nature has evolved specificExpand