April 2010

[JBC] A Very Close Alanine Shave

Alanine Shaving Mutagenesis to Determine Key Interfacial Residues Governing the Assembly of a Nanocage Maxiferritin

Yu Zhang, Siti Raudah Mohamed Lazim, Huihian Teo, Gwenda W. S. Teo, Rongli Fan, Xiaoming Sun and Brendan P. Orner

J. Biol. Chem., published online Feb. 5, 2010


[JBC] Coordinating T-box Expression

Pitx2-dependent Occupancy by Histone Deacetylases Is Associated with T-box Gene Regulation in Mammalian Abdominal Tissue

Traci Hilton, Michael K. Gross and Chrissa Kioussi

J. Biol. Chem., published online Feb. 3, 2010


[JLR] Retinoids and CYPs

Liver-specific Cytochrome P450 CYP2C22 Is a Direct Target of Retinoic Acid and a Retinoic Acid-metabolizing Enzyme in Rat Liver

Linxi Qian, Reza Zolfaghari and A. Catharine Ross

J. Lipid Res., published online Feb. 10, 2010

[MCP] Sequencing Imperfection

Template Proteogenomics: Sequencing Whole Proteins Using an Imperfect Database

Natalie E. Castellana, Victoria Pham, David Arnott, Jennie R. Lill and Vineet Bafna

Mol. Cell Proteomics, published online Feb. 17, 2010


ASBMB Inducts Chi Omega Lambda Class of 2010


Here, in their own words, are awe-inspiring stories from four inductees who were unanimously elected into Chi Omega Lambda by the ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network Committee.


Functional Résumé Writing Tips for Life Scientists


While I can’t guarantee that followingv these tips will result in a job interview, they will help you to craft a job-worthy CV.


Social Media at the Annual Meeting


This year’s meeting offers more ways than ever to stay connected and informed. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook and download our iPhone app, and you’ll be able to make the most of your meeting experience. 


The Importance of Hypertension in Disease


Even for clinicians and researchers who work with hypertension every day, the scope of the disease is staggering. Hypertension affects some 60 million Americans and more than 1 billion individuals worldwide.


What Can Plant Models Teach Us About Lipid Trafficking?


Given that plant, algal and photosynthetic bacterial biomass is greater than that of heterotrophic organisms, these galactoglycerolipids are more prevalent in the global biosphere than phospholipids.

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