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Twin to Illuminate Metals in Biology and Biocatalysis through Biospectroscopy


Production of communication materials

Establish an efficient dissemination, exploitation and communication plan and monitor its implementation, together with production of communication materials (on-line communication mainly and posters, flyers, booklets, short videos, electronic newsletter or other), during months 5-6.

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The Di-iron RIC Protein (YtfE) of Escherichia coli Interacts with the DNA-Binding Protein from Starved Cells (Dps) To Diminish RIC Protein-Mediated Redox Stress

Author(s): Liliana S. O. Silva, Joana M. Baptista, Charlotte Batley, Simon C. Andrews, Lígia M. Saraiva
Published in: Journal of Bacteriology, Issue 200/24, 2018, ISSN 0021-9193
DOI: 10.1128/jb.00527-18

An electrogenic redox loop in sulfate reduction reveals a likely widespread mechanism of energy conservation

Author(s): Américo G. Duarte, Teresa Catarino, Gaye F. White, Diana Lousa, Sinje Neukirchen, Cláudio M. Soares, Filipa L. Sousa, Thomas A. Clarke, Inês A. C. Pereira
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07839-x

Identification of the sirohaem biosynthesis pathway in Staphylococcus aureus

Author(s): Marco A. M. Videira, Susana A. L. Lobo, Filipa L. Sousa, Lígia M. Saraiva
Published in: The FEBS Journal, 2019, ISSN 1742-464X
DOI: 10.1111/febs.15091

The interplay between Mn and Fe in Deinococcus radiodurans triggers cellular protection during paraquat-induced oxidative stress

Author(s): Sandra P. Santos, Yang Yang, Margarida T. G. Rosa, Mafalda A. A. Rodrigues, Claire Bouthier De La Tour, Suzanne Sommer, Miguel Teixeira, Maria A. Carrondo, Peter Cloetens, Isabel A. Abreu, Célia V. Romão
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-53140-2

Metabolomics of Escherichia coli Treated with the Antimicrobial Carbon Monoxide-Releasing Molecule CORM-3 Reveals Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle as Major Target

Author(s): Sandra M. Carvalho, Joana Marques, Carlos C. Romão, Lígia M. Saraiva
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Issue 63/10, 2019, ISSN 0066-4804
DOI: 10.1128/aac.00643-19

Temporal and spatial regulation of protein cross-linking by the pre-assembled substrates of a Bacillus subtilis spore coat transglutaminase

Author(s): Catarina G. Fernandes, Diogo Martins, Guillem Hernandez, Ana L. Sousa, Carolina Freitas, Erin M. Tranfield, Tiago N. Cordeiro, Mónica Serrano, Charles. P. Moran, Adriano O. Henriques
Published in: PLOS Genetics, Issue 15/4, 2019, Page(s) e1007912, ISSN 1553-7404
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007912

Interfacing Formate Dehydrogenase with Metal Oxides for the Reversible Electrocatalysis and Solar-Driven Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

Author(s): Melanie Miller, William E. Robinson, Ana Rita Oliveira, Nina Heidary, Nikolay Kornienko, Julien Warnan, Inês A. C. Pereira, Erwin Reisner
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 58/14, 2019, Page(s) 4601-4605, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201814419

How Thermophilic Gram-Positive Organisms Perform Extracellular Electron Transfer: Characterization of the Cell Surface Terminal Reductase OcwA

Author(s): N. L. Costa, B. Hermann, V. Fourmond, M. M. Faustino, M. Teixeira, O. Einsle, C. M. Paquete, R. O. Louro
Published in: mBio, Issue 10/4, 2019, ISSN 2150-7511
DOI: 10.1128/mbio.01210-19

How superoxide reductases and flavodiiron proteins combat oxidative stress in anaerobes

Author(s): Maria C. Martins, Célia V. Romão, Filipe Folgosa, Patrícia T. Borges, Carlos Frazão, Miguel Teixeira
Published in: Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Issue 140, 2019, Page(s) 36-60, ISSN 0891-5849
DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.01.051

Improvement of the electron transfer rate in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 using a tailored periplasmic protein composition

Author(s): Veronica Palma Delgado, Catarina M. Paquete, Gunnar Sturm, Johannes Gescher
Published in: Bioelectrochemistry, Issue 129, 2019, Page(s) 18-25, ISSN 1567-5394
DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2019.04.022

Structure and reactivity of a siderophore-interacting protein from the marine bacterium Shewanella reveals unanticipated functional versatility

Author(s): Inês B. Trindade, José M. Silva, Bruno M. Fonseca, Teresa Catarino, Masaki Fujita, Pedro M. Matias, Elin Moe, Ricardo O. Louro
Published in: Journal of Biological Chemistry, Issue 294/1, 2019, Page(s) 157-167, ISSN 0021-9258
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.ra118.005041

Reversible and Selective Interconversion of Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide into Formate by a Semiartificial Formate Hydrogenlyase Mimic

Author(s): Katarzyna P. Sokol, William E. Robinson, Ana R. Oliveira, Sonia Zacarias, Chong-Yong Lee, Christopher Madden, Arnau Bassegoda, Judy Hirst, Inês A. C. Pereira, Erwin Reisner
Published in: Journal of the American Chemical Society, Issue 141/44, 2019, Page(s) 17498-17502, ISSN 0002-7863
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09575

A Hydrophilic Channel Is Involved in Oxidative Inactivation of a [NiFeSe] Hydrogenase

Author(s): Sónia Zacarias, Adriana Temporão, Melisa del Barrio, Vincent Fourmond, Christophe Léger, Pedro M. Matias, Inês A. C. Pereira
Published in: ACS Catalysis, Issue 9/9, 2019, Page(s) 8509-8519, ISSN 2155-5435
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02347

Photoreduction of CO 2 with a Formate Dehydrogenase Driven by Photosystem II Using a Semi-artificial Z-Scheme Architecture

Author(s): Katarzyna P. Sokol, William E. Robinson, Ana R. Oliveira, Julien Warnan, Marc M. Nowaczyk, Adrian Ruff, Inês A. C. Pereira, Erwin Reisner
Published in: Journal of the American Chemical Society, Issue 140/48, 2018, Page(s) 16418-16422, ISSN 0002-7863
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b10247

Optimizing Electroactive Organisms: The Effect of Orthologous Proteins

Author(s): Bruno M. Fonseca, Luís Silva, Inês B. Trindade, Elin Moe, Pedro M. Matias, Ricardo O. Louro, Catarina M. Paquete
Published in: Frontiers in Energy Research, Issue 7, 2019, ISSN 2296-598X
DOI: 10.3389/fenrg.2019.00002

N-Acetylcysteine Serves as Substrate of 3-Mercaptopyruvate Sulfurtransferase and Stimulates Sulfide Metabolism in Colon Cancer Cells

Author(s): Karim Zuhra, Catarina S. Tomé, Letizia Masi, Giorgio Giardina, Giulia Paulini, Francesca Malagrinò, Elena Forte, João B. Vicente, Alessandro Giuffrè
Published in: Cells, Issue 8/8, 2019, Page(s) 828, ISSN 2073-4409
DOI: 10.3390/cells8080828

Electrochemical properties of pH-dependent flavocytochrome c3 from Shewanella putrefaciens adsorbed onto unmodified and catechol-modified edge plane pyrolytic graphite electrode

Author(s): Estelle Lebègue, Nazua L. Costa, Bruno M. Fonseca, Ricardo O. Louro, Frédéric Barrière
Published in: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Issue 847, 2019, Page(s) 113232, ISSN 1572-6657
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2019.113232

Structural properties of [2Fe-2S] ISCA2-IBA57: a complex of the mitochondrial iron-sulfur cluster assembly machinery

Author(s): Veronica Nasta, Stefano Da Vela, Spyridon Gourdoupis, Simone Ciofi-Baffoni, Dmitri I. Svergun, Lucia Banci
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-55313-5

Methylglyoxal interaction with superoxide dismutase 1

Author(s): Panagis Polykretis, Enrico Luchinat, Francesca Boscaro, Lucia Banci
Published in: Redox Biology, Issue 30, 2020, Page(s) 101421, ISSN 2213-2317
DOI: 10.1016/j.redox.2019.101421

X-ray Crystallography and Vibrational Spectroscopy Reveal the Key Determinants of Biocatalytic Dihydrogen Cycling by [NiFe] Hydrogenases

Author(s): Yulia Ilina, Christian Lorent, Sagie Katz, Jae-Hun Jeoung, Seigo Shima, Marius Horch, Ingo Zebger, Holger Dobbek
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 58/51, 2019, Page(s) 18710-18714, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201908258

Radiation in Bioanalysis - Spectroscopic Techniques and Theoretical Methods

Author(s): Smilja Todorovic
Published in: Radiation in Bioanalysis-Spectroscopic Techniques and Theoretical Methods, 2019, Page(s) 111-145
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-28247-9