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Dr. Allister Crow

Dr.  Allister Crow

Research Associate in the lab of Vassilis Koronakis

Structural Microbiologist

Department of Pathology
Tennis Court Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1QP

Office Phone: (3)33740

Key Publications

NITRIC OXIDE REDUCTASE

BACTERIAL TOXIN ACTIVATION

BACTERIAL EFFECTOR PROTEINS

CYTOCHROME C MATURATION

  • Effects of substitutions in the CXXC active-site motif of the extracytoplasmic thioredoxin ResA
 
    A Lewin, A Crow, C Hodson, L Hederstedt, N Le Brun
 Biochem. J 414, 81-91 (2008)

  • Molecular basis for specificity of the extracytoplasmic thioredoxin ResA
 
    A Lewin, A Crow, A Oubrie, NE Le Brun
 
    Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (46), 35467-35477 (2006)
  • The role of ResA in type II cytochrome c maturation 
    A Crow, NE Le Brun, A Oubrie 

    Biochemical Society Transactions 33 (1), 149-151 (2005)

BACTERIOFERRITIN

  • Iron core mineralisation in prokaryotic ferritins 
    NE Le Brun, A Crow, MEP Murphy, AG Mauk, GR Moore 
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1800 (8), 732-744 (2010)

  • Structural basis for iron mineralization by bacterioferritin 
    A Crow, TL Lawson, A Lewin, GR Moore, NE Le Brun
 Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (19), 6808-6813 (2009)

  • Monitoring the iron status of the ferroxidase center of Escherichia coli bacterioferritin using fluorescence spectroscopy 
    
TL Lawson, A Crow, A Lewin, S Yasmin, GR Moore, NE Le Brun
 Biochemistry 48 (38), 9031-9039 (2009)

THIOL:DISULFIDE OXIDOREDUCTASES

BACTERIAL PILUS FORMATION

  • Intramolecular isopeptide but not internal thioester bonds confer proteolytic and significant thermal stability to the S. pyogenes pilus adhesin Spy0125
 
    M Walden, A Crow, MD Nelson, MJ Banfield
 Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 82 (3), 517-527 (2014)

  • A highly unusual thioester bond in a pilus adhesin is required for efficient host cell interaction 
    
JA Pointon, WD Smith, G Saalbach, A Crow, MA Kehoe, MJ Banfield 
Journal of Biological Chemistry 285 (44), 33858-33866 (2010)

  • Crystal structure of Streptococcus pyogenes Sortase A implications for sortase mechanism
 
    PR Race, ML Bentley, JA Melvin, A Crow, RK Hughes, WD Smith, RB Sessions, MA Kehoe, DG McCafferty, MJ Banfield
 Journal of Biological Chemistry 284 (11), 6924-6933 (2009)

EFFLUX PUMPS