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  1. Brautigam C.A., Deka R.K., Wei Z., Tomchick D.R., Norgard M.V. (2017) Functional clues from the crystal structure of an orphan periplasmic ligand-binding protein from Treponema pallidum. Protein Sci doi:10.1002/pro.3133 PMID: 28168761
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  1. Li P., Rivera-Cancel G., Kinch L.N., Salomon D., Tomchick D.R., Grishin N.V., Orth K. (2016) Bile salt receptor complex activates a pathogenic type III secretion system. Elife 5:e15718. PMID: 27377244
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  1. Guo Y., Scheuermann T.H., Partch C.L., Tomchick D.R., Gardner, K.H. (2015) Coiled-coil coactivators play a structural role mediating interactions in hypoxia inducible factor heterodimerization. J Biol Chem 290:7707-7721. PMID: 25627682
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  1. Fortune D.E., Lin Y.-P., Deka R.K., Groshong A.M., Hagman K.E., Leong J.M., Tomchick D.R., Blevins J.S. (2014) Identification of lysine residues in the Borrelia burgdorferi DbpA adhesin required for murine infection. Infect Immun 82:3186-3198. PMID: 24842928
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  1. Deka R.K., Brautigam C.A., Liu W.Z., Tomchick D.R., Norgard M.V. (2013). The TP0796 lipoprotein of Treponema pallidum is a bimetal-dependent FAD pyrophosphatase with a potential role in flavin homeostasis. J Biol Chem 16:11106-11121. PMID: 23447540
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  1. Thompson J.W., Salahudeen A.A., Chollangi S., Ruiz J.C., Brautigam C.A., Makris T.M., Lipscomb J.D., Tomchick D.R., Bruick R.K. (2012) Structural and molecular characterization of the iron-sensing hemerythrin-like domain within F-box and Leucine-rich Repeat Protein 5 (FBXL5). J Biol Chem 287:7357-7365. PMID: 22253436
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Brautigam, C.A., Wynn, R.M., Chuang, J.L., Machius, M., Tomchick, D.R., and Chuang, D.T. (2006). Structural insight into interactions between dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase (E3) and E3 binding protein of human pyruvate dehydrogenase complex. Structure, 14, 611-621. [PDF]

Deka, R.K., Brautigam, C.A., Yang, X.F., Blevins, J.S., Machius, M., Tomchick, D.R., and Norgard, M.V. (2006). The PnrA (Tp0319; TmpC) lipoprotein represents a new family of bacterial purine nucleoside receptor encoded within an ATP-binding cassette (ABC)-like operon in Treponema pallidum. J. Biol. Chem., 281, 8072-8081. [PDF]


Dai, H., Tomchick, D.R., Garcia, J., Sudhof, T.C., Machius, M., and Rizo, J. (2005). Crystal structure of the RIM2 C2A-domain at 1.4 A resolution. Biochemistry, 44, 13533-13542. [PDF]

Brautigam, C.A., Chuang, J.L., Tomchick, D.R., Machius, M., and Chuang, D.T. (2005). Crystal structure of human dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase: NAD+/NADH binding and the structural basis of disease-causing mutations. J. Mol. Biol., 350, 543-552. [PDF]

Otomo, T., Otomo, C., Tomchick, D.R., Machius, M., and Rosen, M.K. (2005). Structural basis of Rho GTP-ase-mediated activation of the formin mDia1. Mol. Cell, 18, 273-281. [PDF]

Otomo, T., Tomchick, D.R., Otomo, C., Panchal, S.C., Machius, M., and Rosen, M.K. (2005). Structural basis of actin filament nucleation and processive capping by a formin homology 2 domain. Nature, 433, 488-494. [PDF]

Thibodeau, P.H., Brautigam, C.A., Machius, M., and Thomas, P.J. (2005). Side chain and backbone contributions of Phe508 to CFTR folding. Nat. Struct. Molec. Biol., 12, 10-16. [PDF]



Deka, R.K., Neil, L., Hagman, K.E., Machius, M., Tomchick, D.R., Brautigam, C.A., and Norgard, M.V. (2004). Structural evidence that the 32-Kilodalton lipoprotein (Tp32) of Treponema pallidum is a L-Methionine-binding protein. J. Biol. Chem., 279, 55644-55650. [PDF]

Wynn, R.M., Kato, M., Machius, M., Chuang, J.L., Li, J., Tomchick, D.R., & Chuang, D.T. (2004). Moleuclar mechanism for regulation of the human mitochondrial branched-chain a-ketoacid dehydrogenase complex by phosphorylation. Structure, 12, 2185-2196. [PDF]

Li, J., Wynn, R.M., Machius, M., Chuang, J.L., Karthikeyan, S., Tomchick, D.R. and Chuang, D.T. (2004). Cross-talk between Thiamin Diphosphate Binding and Phosphorylation Loop Conformation in Human Branched-chain a-Keto Acid Decarboxylase/Dehydrogenase. J. Biol. Chem., 279, 32968-32978. [PDF]

Dai, H., Shin, O.-H., Machius, M., Tomchick, D.R., & Rizo, J. (2004). Structural Basis for the Evolutionary Inactivation of Ca2+ Binding to Synaptotagmin 4. Nat. Struct. Molec. Biol., 11, 844-849. [PDF]




Wynn, R.W., Machius, M., Chuang, J., Li, J., Tomchick, D.R., and Chuang, D.T. (2003). Roles of His291-a and His146-b' in the Reductive Acylation Reaction Catalyzed by Human Branched-chain a-Ketoacid Dehydrogenase. J. Biol. Chem., 278, 43402-43410. [PDF]

Hu, X., Machius, M., and Yang, W. (2003). Monovalent Cation Dependence and Preference of GHKL ATPases and Kinases. FEBS Lett., 544, 268-273. [PDF]




Michaely, P., Tomchick, D.R., Machius, M., and Anderson, R.G.W. (2002). Crystal Structure of a 12 ANK Repeat Stack from Human AnkyrinR. EMBO J., 21, 6387-6396. [PDF]

Deka, R.K., Machius, M., Norgard, M.V., and Tomchick, D.R. (2002). Crystal Structure of the 47-kDa Lipoprotein of Treponema pallidum Reveals a Novel Penicillin-binding Protein. J. Biol. Chem., 277, 41857-41862. [PDF]

Chen, X., Tomchick, D.R., Kovrigin, E., Arac, D., Machius, M., Sudhof, T.C., and Rizo, J. (2002). Three-dimensional Structure of the Complexin/SNARE Complex. Neuron, 33, 397-409. [PDF]

Zhou, T., Kurnasov, O., Tomchick, D.R., Binns, D.D., Grishin, N.V., Marquez, V.E., Osterman, A.L., and Zhang, H. (2002). Structure of Human Nicotinamide/Nicotinic Acid Mononucleotide Adenylyltransferase: Basis for the Dual Substrate Specificity and Activation of the Oncolytic Agent Tiazofurin. J. Biol. Chem., 277, 13148-13154. [PDF]




Haines, D.C., Tomchick, D.R., Machius, M., and Peterson, J.A. (2001). Pivotal Role of Water in the Mechanism of P450-BM3. Biochemistry, 40, 13456-13465. [PDF]

Machius, M., Chuang, J.L., Wynn, R.W., Tomchick, D.R., and Chuang, D.T. (2001). Structure of Rat BCKD Kinase: Nucleotide-induced Domain Communication in a Mitochondrial Protein Kinase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 98, 11218-11213. [PDF]

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