Original Papers (only) <Year 2003>

Kishida H., Wada T., Unzai S., Kuzuyama T., Takagi M., Terada T., Shirouzu M., Yokoyama S., Tame J. R., and Park S.-Y.: “Structure and catalytic mechanism of 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 2,4-cyclodiphosphate (MECDP) synthase, an enzyme in the non-mevalonate pathyway of isoprenoid synthesis” Acta Cryst. D59, 23-31 (2003) BL44B2

Temiakov D., Vassylyev D., Tahirov T. H., Anikin M., McAllister W.T., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystalization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of T7 RNA polymerase elongation complex” Acta Cryst. D59, 185-187 (2003).

Goto M., Agari Y., Omi R., Miyahara I., and Hirotsu, K.: “Expression, purification and preliminary X-ray characterization of N-acetyl-?-glutamyl-phosphate reductase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 356-358 (2003) BL44B2

Fujihashi M., Peapus D. H., Nakajima E., Yamada T., Saito J., Kita A., Higuchi Y., Sugawara Y., Ando A., Kamiya N., Nagata Y. and Miki K.: “X-ray crystallographic characterization and phasing of a fucose-specific lectin from Aleuria aurantia” Acta Cryst. D59, 378-380 (2003).

Goto M., Omi R., Hoseki J., Nakagawa N., Miyahara I., and Hirotsu K.: “Expression, purification and preliminary X-ray characterization of CTP synthetase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 551-553 (2003). BL44B2

Nakai T., Nakagawa N., Maoka N., Masui R., Kuramitsu S. and Kamiya N.: “Coexpression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of glycine decarboxylase (P-protein) of the glycine-cleavage system from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 554-557 (2003) BL45XU

Kaminishi T., Sakai H., Takemoto-Hori C., Terada T., Nakagawa N., Maoka N., Kuramitsu S., Shirouzu M., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of ribosomal protein L11 methyltransferase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 930-932 (2003) BL44B2

Wada T., Shirouzu M., Terada T., Ishizuka Y., Matsuda T., Kigawa T., Kuramitsu S., Park S.-Y., Tame J. R., and Yokoyama S.: “Structure of a conserved CoA-binding protein synthesized by a cell-free system” Acta Cryst. D59, 1213-1218 (2003) BL44B2/BL41XU/BL40B2

Takeda K., Miyatake H., Yokota N., Matsuyama S., Tokuda H., and Miki K.: “Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of the outer membrane lipoprotein receptor LolB, a member of the lipoprotein localization factors” Acta Cryst. D59, 1224-1226 (2003) BL38B1/BL44B2

Takeda K., Miyatake H., Yokota N., Matsuyama S., Tokuda H., and Miki K.: “A practical phasing procedure of MAD method without the aid of XAFS measurements: Successful solution in the structure determination of the outer membrane lipoprotein carrier LolA” Acta Cryst. D59, 1440-1446 (2003)

Nakai T., Ishijima J., Masui R., Kuramitsu S., and Kamiya N.: “Sturecture of Thermus thermophilus HB8 H-protein of the glycine-cleavage system, resolved by a six-dimensional molecular-replacement method” Acta Cryst. D59, 1610-1618 (2003) BL44B2

Taguchi Y., Hoseki J., Kakuta Y., and Fukuyama K.: “Overproduction, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of probable ATP sulfurylase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 1645-1647 (2003) BL44B2

Vassylyeva M. N., Sakai H., Matsuura T., Sekine S., Nishiyama M., Terada T., Shirouzu M., Kuramitsu S., Vassylyev D. G., and Yokoyama S.: “Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and initial crystallographic analysis of the lysine biosynthesis LysX protein from Termus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 1651-1652 (2003) BL45XU

Yoshiba S., Nakagawa N., Masui R., Shibata T., Inoue Y., Yokoyama S., and Kuramitsu S.: “Overproduction, crystallization and preliminary diffraction data of ADP-ribose pyrophosphatase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 1840-1842 (2003) BL44B2

Takeishi S., Nakagawa N., Maoka N., Kihara M., Moriguchi M., Masui R., and Kuramitsu S.: “Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of nucleoside diphosphate kinase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 1843-1845 (2003) BL44B2/BL45XU

Kim S.-H., Miyatake H., Hisano T., Ohtani N., and Miki K.: “Crystallization and preliinary X-ray analysis of a small component of 4-hydroxyphenyl-acetate 3-monooxygenase (HpaC) and its cofactor complex from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59 2275-2278 (2003) BL44B2/BL45XU

Lokanath N. K., Shiromizu I., Nodake Y., Sugahara M., Yokoyama S., Kuramitsu S., Miyano M., and Kunishima N.: “Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies of NADP-dependent 3-hydroxyisobutyrate dehydrogenase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Acta Cryst. D59, 2294-2296 (2003)

Ishida M., Dohmae N., Shiro Y., and Isogai Y.: “Synthesis of biotinylated heme and its application to panning heme-binding proteins” Analy. Biochem. 321, 138-141 (2003)   

Fujikawa N., Kurumizaka H., Yamazoe M., Hiraga S., and Yokoyama S.: “Identification of functional domains of the Escherichia coli SeqA protein” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 300, 699-705 (2003)

Seo H., Okuhara K., Kurumizaka H., Yamada T., Shibata T., Ohta K., Akiyama T., and Murofushi H.: “Incorporation of DUF/FACT into chromatin enhances the accessibility of nucleosomal DNA” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 303, 8-13 (2003)

Akimoto S., Tanaka A., Nakamura K., Shiro Y., and Nakamura H.: “O2 specific regulation of the ferrous heme-based sensor kinase FixL from Sinorhizobium meliloti and its aberrant inactivation in the ferric form” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 304, 136-142 (2003)   

Kobayashi A., Kokubo T., Ota Y., and Yokoyama S.: “Promoter-specific function of the TATA element in undifferentiated P19 cells” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 310, 458-463 (2003)

Koulougliotis D., Shen J..R., Ioannidis N., and Petrouleas V.: “Near-IR irradiation of the S2 state of the water oxidizing complex of photosystem II at liquid helium temperatures produces the metalloradical intermediate attributed to S1YZ” Biochemistry 42, 3045-3053 (2003).

Fujikura K., Zhang Y.-W., Fujihashi M., Miki K., and Koyama T.: “Mutational analysis of allylic substrate binding site of Micrococcus luteus B-P 26 undecaprenyl diphosphate synthase” Biochemistry 42, 4035-4041 (2003)

Sawai H., Kawada N., Yoshizato K., Nakajima H., Aono S., and Shiro Y.: “Characterization of the heme environmental structure of cytoglobin, a fourth globin in humans” Biochemistry 42, 5133-5142 (2003)

Yamashita A., Endo M., Higashi T., Nakatsu T., Yamada Y., Oda J., and Kato H.: “Capturing enzyme structure prior to reaction initiation: tropinone reductase-II-substrate complexes” Biochemistry 42, 5566-5573 (2003)

Fujihashi M., Peapus D. H., Kamiya N., Nagata Y., and Miki K.: “Crystal structure of fucose-specific lectin from Aleuria aurantia binding ligands at three of its five sugar recognition sites” Biochemistry 42, 11093-11099 (2003)

Noguchi T., Nojiri M., Takei K. Odaka M., and Kamiya N.: “Protonation structures of Cys-Sulfinic and Cys-Sulfenic acids in the photosensitive nitrile hydratase revealeld by fourier transform infrared spectroscopy” Biochemistry 42, 11642-11650 (2003)

Kumita H., Yamada S., Nakamura H., and Shiro Y.: “Chimeric sensory kinases containing O2 sensor domain of FixL and histidine kinase domain from thermophile” Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1646, 136-144 (2003).

Suzuki Y., Taguchi S., Hisano T., Toshima K., Matsumura S., and Doi Y.: “Correlation between structure of the lactones and substrate specificity in enzyme-catalyzed polymerization for the synthesis of polyesters” Biomacromolecules 4, 537-543 (2003)

Yamashita A., Maeda K. and Maeda Y.: “Structural basis for actin filament capping and targeting by CapZ” Biophys. J. 84, 257a, (2003)

Iwamoto H., Wakayama J., Fujisawa T., and Yagi N.: “Static and dynamic X-ray diffraction recordings from living mammalian and amphibian skeletal muscles” Biophys. J. 85, 2492-2506 (2003)

Ishitani R., Nureki O., Nameki N., Okada N., Nishimura S., and Yokoyama S.: “Alternative tertiary structure of tRNA for recognition by a posttranscriptional modification enzyme” Cell 113, 383-394 (2003)

Uchida T., Takamiya M., Takahashi M., Miyashita H., Ikeda H., Terada T., Matsuo Y., Shirouzu M., Yokoyama S., Fujimori F., and Hunter T.: “Pin1 and Par14 peptidyl prolyl isomerase inhibitors block cell proliferation” Chem. Biol. 10, 15-24 (2003)

Wear M. A., Yamashita A., Kim K., Maeda Y., and Cooper J. A.: “How capping protein binds the barbed end of the actin filament” Current Biology 13, 1531-1537 (2003)

Yokoyama S.: “Protein expression systems for structural genomics and proteomics” Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 7, 39-43 (2003).

Hamada K., Shimizu T., Yonemura S., Tsukita S., Tsukita S., and Hakoshima T.: “Structural basis of adhesion-molecule recognition by ERM proteins revealed by the crystal structure of the radixin-ICAM-2 complex” EMBO J. 22, 502-514 (2003).

Sekine S., Nureki O., Dubois Y. D., Bernier S., Chenevert R., Lapointe J., Vassylyev G. D., and Yokoyama S.: “ATP binding by glutamyl-tRNA synthetase is switched to the productive mode by tRNA binding” EMBO J. 22, 676-688 (2003) BL41XU/BL45XU

Yamashita A., Maeda K., and Maeda Y.: “Crystal structure of CapZ: Structural basis for actin filament barbed end capping” EMBO J. 22, 1529-1538 (2003) BL44B2/BL45XU

Takeda K., Miyatake H., Yokota N., Matsuyama S., Tokuda H., and Miki K.: “Crystal structures of bacterial lipoprotein localization factors, LolA and LolB” EMBO J. 22, 3199-3209 (2003)

Okabe M., Tomita K., Ishitani R., Ishii R., Takeuchi N., Arisaka F., Nureki O., and Yokoyama S.: “Divergent evolutions of trinucleotide polymerization revealed by an archaeal CCA-adding enzyme structure” EMBO J. 22, 5918-9827 (2003)

Sakata E., Yamaguchi Y., Kurimoto E., Kikuchi J., Yokoyama S., Yamada S., Kawahara H., Yokosawa H., Hattori N., Mizuno Y., Tanaka K., and Kato K.: “Parkin binds the Rpn10 subunit of 26S proteasomes through its ubiquitin-like domain”, EMBO Rep. 4, 301-306 (2003)

Someya T., Nameki N., Hosoi H., Suzuki S., Hatanaka H., Fujii M., Terada T., Shirouzu M., Inoue Y., Shibata T., Kuramitsu S., Yokoyama S., and Kawai G.: “Solution structure of a tmRNA-binding protein, SmpB, from Thermus thermophilus” FEBS Lett. 535, 94-100 (2003)

Hayashi F., Suzuki H., Iwase R., Uzumaki T., Miyake A., Shen J. R., Imada K., Furukawa Y., Yonekura K., Namba K., and Ishiura M.: “ATP-induced hexameric ring structure of the cyanobacterial circadian clock protein KaiC ” Genes to Cells 8, 287-296 (2003).

Ito N., Nureki O., Shirouzu M., Yokoyama S., and Hanaoka F.: “Crystal structure of the Pyrococcus horikoshii DNA primase-UTP complex: implications for the mechanism of primer synthesis” Genes to Cells 8, 913-923 (2003)

Fujisawa T., Nishikawa Y., Yamazaki H. and Inoko Y.: “Evaluation and improvements of the Rigaku imaging plate reader(R-Axis IV++) for the use in synchrotron X-ray solution scattering” J. Appl. Cryst. 36, 535-539 (2003)

Takahashi Y., Nishikawa Y., and Fujisawa T.: “Evaluation of three algorithms for ab initio determination of three-dimensional shape from one-dimensional solution scattering profiles” J. Appl. Cryst. 36, 549-552 (2003)

Shimomura Y., Kakuta Y., and Fukuyama K.: “Crystal structures of the quinone oxidoreductase from Thermus thermophilus HB8 and its complex with NADPH: implication for NADPH and substrate recognition” J. Bacteriol.. 185, 4211-4218 (2003) BL41XU

Irikura D., Kumasaka T., Yamamoto M., Ago H., Miyano M., Kubata K. B., Sakai H., Hayaishi O., and Urade Y.: “Cloning, expression, crystallization, and preliminary x-ray analysis of recombinant mouse lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase,a somnogen-producing enzyme ” J. Biochem. 133, 29-32 (2003).

Takaya N., Kuwazaki S., Adachi Y., Suzuki S., Kikuchi T., Nakamura H., Shiro Y., and Shoun H.: “Hybrid respiration in the denitrifying mitochondria of Fusarium oxysporum” J. Biochem. 133, 461-465 (2003)

Kharel Y., Zhang Y.-W., Fujihashi M., Miki K., and Koyama T.: “Significance of highly conserved aromatic residues in Micrococcus luteus B-P 26 undecaprenyl diphosphate synthase” J. Biochem. 134, 819-826 (2003)

Hisano T., Tsuge T., Fukui T., Iwata T., Miki K., and Doi Y.: “Crystal structure of the (R)-specific enoyl-CoA hydratase from Aeromonas caviae involved in polyhydroxyalkanoate biosynthesis” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 617-624 (2003) BL44B2

Endo M., Shirouzu M., and Yokoyama S.: “The Cdc42 binding and scaffolding activities of the fission yeast adaptor protein Scd2” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 843-852 (2003)

Oshima A., Doi T., Mitsuoka K., Maeda S., and Fujiyoshi F.: “Roles of Met-34, Cys-64, and Arg-75 in the assembly of human connexin 26” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 1807-1816 (2003)

Yokoyama H., Kurumizaka H., Ikawa S., Yokoyama S., and Shibata T.: “Holliday junction binding activity of the human Rad51B protein” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 2767-2772 (2003).

Nakano H., Yoshida T., Uchiyama S., Kawachi M., Matsuo H., Kato T., Ohshima A., Yamaichi Y., Honda Takeshi, Kato H., Yamagata Y., Ohkubo T., and Kobayashi Y.: “Structure and binding mode of a ribosome recycling factor(RRF) from mesophilic bacterium” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 3427-3436 (2003).

Lee D.-S., Yamada A., Sugimoto H., Matsunaga I., Ogura H., Ichihara K., Adachi S., Park S-Y., and Shiro Y.: “Substrate recognition and molecular mechanism of fatty acid hydroxylation by cytochrome P450 from Bacillus subtiles” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 9761-9767 (2003)

Sakuraba H., Tsuge H., Shimoya I., Kawakami R., Goda S., Kawarabayasi Y., Katunuma N., Ago H., Miyano M., and Ohshima T.: “The first crystal structure of archaeal aldolase” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 10799-10806 (2003)

Makino R., Obayashi E., Homma N., Shiro Y., and Hori H.: “YC-1 facilitates release of the proximal his residue in the NO and CO complexes of soluble guanylate cyclase” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 11130-11137 (2003)

Mori H., Tsukazaki T., Masui R., Kuramitsu S., Yokoyama S., Johnson A., Kimura Y., Akiyama Y., and Ito K.: “Fluorescence resonance energy transfer analysis of protein translocase: SecYE from Thermus thermophilus HB8 forms a constitutive oligomer in membranes” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 14257-14264 (2003)

Goto M., Omi R., Miyahara I., Sugahara M., and Hirotsu K.: “Structures of argininosuccinate synthetase in enzyme-ATP substrates and enzyme-AMP product forms” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 22964-22971 (2003)

Nonaka T., Fujihashi M., Kita A., Hagihara H., Ozaki K., Ito S., and Miki K.: “Crystal structure of calcium-free ?-amylase from Bacillus sp. strain KSM-K38 (AmyK38) and its sodium ion binding sites” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 24818-24824 (2003) BL40B2/BL44B2/BL45XU

Wada T., Kuzuyama T., Satoh S., Kuramitsu S., Yokoyama S., Unzai S., Tame J. R. H., and Park S.-Y., “Crystal structure of 4-(cytidine 5'-diphospho)-2-C-methyl-D-erythritol kinase, an enzyme in the non-mevalonate pathway of isoprenoid synthesis” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 30022-30027 (2003) BL44B2

Ishii R., Nureki O., and Yokoyama S., “Crystal structure of the tRNA processing enzyme RNase PH from Aquifex aeolicus.” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 32397-32404 (2003)

Tanaka M., Machida Y., Nishikawa Y., Akagi T., Hashikawa T., Fujisawa T., and Nukina N.: “Expansion of polyglutamine induces the formation of quasi-aggregate in the early stage of protein fibrillization” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 34717-34724 (2003)

Okuno T., Ago H., Terawaki K., Miyano M., Shimizu T., and Yokomizo T.: “Helix 8 of the leukotriene B4 receptor is required for the conformational change to the low affinity state after G-protein activation” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 41500-41509 (2003)

Iizuka R., Yoshida T., Shomura Y., Miki K., Maruyama T., Odaka M., and Yohda M.: “ATP binding is critical for the conformational change from an open to closed state in archaeal group II chaperonin” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 44959-44965 (2003)

Omi R., Goto M., Miyahara I, Mizuguchi H., Hayashi H., Kagamiyama H., and Hirotsu K.: “Crystal structure of threonine synthase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 46035-46045 (2003) BL44B2

Hamada K., Ago H., Sugahara M., Nodake Y., Kuramitsu S., and Miyano M.: “Oxyanion Hole-stabilized stereospecific isomerization in Ribose-5-phosphate Isomerase (Rpi)” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 49183-49190 (2003) BL45XU/PX

Tawaramoto M. S., Park S.-Y., Tanaka Y., Nureki O., Kurumizaka H., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystal structure of the human centromere protein B (CENP-B) dimerization domain at 1.65-A resolution” J. Biol. Chem. 278, 51454-51461 (2003)

Tashiro M., Okubo S., Shimotakahara S., Hatanaka H., Yasuda H., Kainosho M., Yokoyama S., and Shindo H.: “Letter to the Editor: NMR structure of ubiquitin-like domain in PARKIN: gene product of familial Parkinson's disease” J. Biomol. NMR 25, 153-156 (2003)

Matsui Y., Sakai K., Murakami M., Shiro Y., Adachi S., Okumura H., and Kouyama T.: “Specific damage induced by X-ray radiation and structural changes in the primary photoreaction of bacteriophodopsin” J. Mol. Biol. 324, 469-481 (2003).

Oda T., Crane Z. D., Dicus C. W., Sufi B. A., and Bates R. B.: “Dolastatin 11 connects two long-pitch strands in F-actin to stabilize microfilaments” J. Mol. Biol. 328, 319-324 (2003)

Kato M., Shirouzu M., Terada T., Yamaguchi H., Murayama K., Sakai H., Kuramitsu S., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystal structure of the 2'-5' RNA ligase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” J. Mol. Biol. 329, 903-911 (2003) BL44B2

Sakai H., Vassylyeva M. N., Matsuura T., Sekine S., Gotoh K., Nishiyama M., Terada T., Shirouzu M., Kuramitsu S., Vassylyev D. G., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystal structure of a lysine biosynthesis enzyme, LysX, from Thermus thermophilus HB8” J. Mol. Biol. 332, 729-740 (2003) BL44B2/BL45XU

Hoseki J., Okamoto A., Masui R., Shibata T., Inoue Y., Yokoyama S., and Kuramitsu S.: “Crystal structure of a family 4 uracil-DNA glycosylase from Thermus thermophilus HB8” J. Mol. Biol. 333, 515-526 (2003) BL45XU

Tanaka T., Kuroda Y., and Yokoyama S.: “Characteristics and prediction of domain linker sequences in multi-domain proteins” J. Struct. Funct. Genomics, 4, 79-85 (2003)

Polycarpo C., Ambrogelly A., Ruan B., Tumbula-Hansen D., Ataide S. F., Ishitani R., Yokoyama S., Nureki O., Ibba M., and Soll D.: “Activation of the Pyrrolysine Suppressor tRNA Requires Formation of a Ternary Complex with Class I and Class II Lysyl-tRNA Synthetases” Mol. Cell 12, 287-294 (2003)

Burgess A. W., Cho H. S., Eigenbrot C., Ferguson K. M., Garrett T. P. J., Leahy D. J., Lemmon M. A., Sliwkowski M. X., Ward C. W., and Yokoyama S.: “An Open-and-Shut Case? Recent Insights into the Activation of EGF/ErbB Receptors” Mol. Cell 12, 541-552 (2003)

Saito K., Ito E., Hosono K., Nakamura K., Imai K., Iizuka T., Shiro Y., and Nakamura H.: “The uncoupling of oxygen sensing, phosphorylation signalling and transcriptional activation in oxygen sensor FixL and FixJ mutants” Mol. Microbio. 48, 373-383 (2003)

Miyazawa A., Fujiyoshi F., and Unwin N.: “Structure and gating mechanism of the acetylcholine receptor pore” Nature 423, 949-955 (2003)

Takeda S., Yamashita A., Maeda K. and Maeda Y.: “Structure of the core domain of human cardiac troponin in the Ca2+ -saturated form” Nature 424, 35-41 (2003)

Yamauchi E., Nakatsu T., Matsubara M., Kato H., and Taniguchi H.: “Crystal structure of MARCKS calmodulin-binding domain peptide complexed with Ca2+-calmodulin.” Nat. Struct. Biol. 10, 226-231 (2003) BL45PX

Inoue T., Irikura D., Okazaki N., Kinugasa S., Matsumura H., Uodome N., Yamamoto M., Kumasaka T., Miyano M., Kai Y., and Urade Y.: “Mechanism of metal activation of human hematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase” Nat. Struct. Biol. 10, 291-296 (2003) BL45XU

Kobayashi T., Nureki O., Ishitani R., Yaremchuk A., Tukalo M., Cusack S., Sakamoto K., and Yokoyama S.: “Structural basis for Orthogonal tRNA Specificities of Tyrosyl-tRNA Synthetases for genetic-Code expansion” Nat. Struct. Biol. 10, 425-432 (2003) BL41XU

Yoshimasu M., Aihara H., Ito Y., Rajesh S., Ishibe S., Mikawa T., Yokoyama S., and Shibata T.: “An NMR study on the interaction of Escherichia coli DinI with RecA-ssDNA complexes” Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 1735-1743 (2003)

Fujikawa N., Kurumizaka H., Nureki O., Terada T., Shirouzu M., Katayama T., and Yokoyama S.: “Structural basis of replication origin recognition by the DnaA protein” Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 2077-2086 (2003) BL41XU

Kurumizaka H., Enomoto R., Nakada M., Eda K., Yokoyama S., and Shibata T.: “Region and amino acid residues required for Rad51C binding in the human Xrcc3 protein” Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 4041-4050 (2003)

Takai K., and Yokoyama S.: “Roles of 5-substituents of tRNA wobble uridines in the recognition of purine-ending codons” Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 6383-6391 (2003)

Takada K., Hori-Takemoto C., Kawazoe M., Lee S., Shirouzu M., Yokoyama S., Muto A., and Himeno H.: “In vitro analysis of the initial steps of trans-translation” Nucleic Acid Res. Suppl. 3, 287-288 (2003)

Kamiya N., and Shen J. R.: “Crystal structure of oxygen-evolving potosystem II from Thermosynechococcus valcanus at 3.7A resolution” Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 100, 98-103 (2003)

Adachi S., Park S.-Y., Tame J. R. H., Shiro Y., and Shibayama N.: “Direct observation of photolysis-induced tertiary structural changes in hemoglobin” Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 100, 7039-7044 (2003)

Handa N., Terada T., Kamewari Y., Hamana H., Tame J. R. H., Park S.-Y., Kinoshita K., Ota M., Nakamura H., Kuramitsu S., Shirouzu M., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystal structure of the conserved protein TT1542 from Thermus thermophilus HB8” Protein Sci. 12, 1621-1632 (2003) BL44B2

Seto A., Shirouzu M., Terada T., Murayama K., Kuramitsu S., and Yokoyama S.: “Crystal structure of a hypothetical protein, TT1725, from Thermus thermophilus HB8 at 1.7A resolution” Proteins 53, 768-771 (2003) BL44B2

Fukai S., Nureki O., Sekine S, Shimada A., Vassylyev D., Yokoyama S.: “Mechanism of molecular interactions for tRNAVal recognition by valyl-tRNA synthetase” RNA 9, 100-111 (2003) BL44B2

Mizuno N., Voordouw G., Miki K., Sarai A., and Higuchi Y.: “Crystal structure of dissimilatory sulfite reductase D (DsrD) protein - Possible interaction with B- and Z-DNA by its winged-helix motif” Structure 11, 1133-1140 (2003) BL41XU/BL44B2

Nakagawa A., Miyazaki N., Taka J., Naito H., Ogawa A., Fujimoto Z., Mizuno H., Higashi T., Watanabe Y., Omura T., Cheng H. R., and Tsukihara T.:“The atomic structure of Rice dwarf virus reveals the self-assembly mechanism of component proteins” Structure 11, 1227-1238 (2003)