2009 Nobel Prize Chemistry Articles

2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Elsevier congratulates Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz Current Opinion in Structural Biology Editorial Board member, and Ada E. Yonath for being awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Read the most recent article from by Thomas A. Steitz published in Current Opinion in Structural Biology on 5 October 2009: 

The structural changes of T7 RNA polymerase from transcription initiation to elongation, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, In Press, Available online 5 October, Thomas A. Steitz
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Thomas A. Steitz

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A structural view on the mechanism of the ribosome-catalyzed peptide bond formation
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, 2009, Article in Press
Simonović, M., Steitz, T.A.
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U2504 Determines the Species Specificity of the A-Site Cleft Antibiotics:. The Structures of Tiamulin, Homoharringtonine, and Bruceantin Bound to the Ribosome
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 389, Issue 1, 29 May 2009, pp. 146-156
Gürel, G., Blaha, G., Moore, P.B., Steitz, T.A.
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Mutations Outside the Anisomycin-Binding Site Can Make Ribosomes Drug-Resistant
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 379, Issue 3, 6 June 2008, pp. 505-519
Blaha, G., Gürel, G., Schroeder, S.J., Moore, P.B., Steitz, T.A.
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Structure of the Base of the L7/L12 Stalk of the Haloarcula marismortui Large Ribosomal Subunit: Analysis of L11 Movements
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 371, Issue 4, 24 August 2007, pp. 1047-1059
Kavran, J.M., Steitz, T.A.
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The Geometry of the Ribosomal Polypeptide Exit Tunnel
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 360, Issue 4, 21 July 2006, pp. 893-906
Voss, N.R., Gerstein, M., Steitz, T.A., Moore, P.B.
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The roles of ribosomal proteins in the structure assembly, and evolution of the large ribosomal subunit
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 340, Issue 1, 25 June 2004, pp. 141-177
Klein, D.J., Moore, P.B., Steitz, T.A.
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Structures of five antibiotics bound at the peptidyl transferase center of the large ribosomal subunit
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 330, Issue 5, 25 July 2003, pp. 1061-1075
Hansen, J.L., Moore, P.B., Steitz, T.A.
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Ada E. Yonath

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A crevice adjoining the ribosome tunnel: Hints for cotranslational folding
FEBS Letters, Volume 57,Issue 15, 13 June 2005, pp. 3207-3213
Amit, M., Berisio, R., Baram, D., Harms, J., Bashan, A., Yonath, A.
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From peptide-bond formation to cotranslational folding: Dynamic, regulatory and evolutionary aspects
FEBS Letters, Volume 579, Issue 4 SPEC. ISS., 7 February 2005, pp. 948-954.
Baram, D., Yonath, A.
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Ribosomal crystallography: A flexible nucleotide anchoring tRNA translocation, facilitates peptide-bond formation, chirality discrimination and antibiotics synergism
FEBS Letters, Volume 567, Issue 1, 1 June 2004, pp. 20-26.
Agmon, I., Amit, M., Auerbach, T., Bashan, A., Baram, D., Bartels, H., Berisio, R., Greenberg, I., Harms, J., Hansen, H.A.S., Kessler, M., Pyetan, E., Schluenzen, F., Sittner, A., Yonath, A., Zarivach, R.
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Structural basis of the ribosomal machinery for peptide bond formation, translocation, and nascent chain progression
Molecular Cell, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2003, pp. 91-102.
Bashan, A., Agmon, I., Zarivach, R., Schluenzen, F., Harms, J., Berisio, R., Bartels, H., Franceschi, F., Auerbach, T., Hansen, H.A.S., Kossoy, E., Kessler, M., Yonath, A.
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On the interaction of colicin E3 with the ribosome
Biochimie, Volume 84, Issue (5-6), May-June 2002, pp. 447-454.
Zarivach, R., Ben-Zeev, E., Wu, N., Auerbach, T., Bashan, A., Jakes, K., Dickman, K., Kosmidis, A., Schluenzen, F., Yonath, A., Eisenstein, M., Shoham, M.
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Ribosomal crystallography: From poorly diffracting microcrystals to high-resolution structures
Methods, Volume 25, Issue 3, November 2001, pp. 292-302.
Gluehmann, M., Zarivach, R., Bashan, A., Harms, J., Schluenzen, F., Bartels, H., Agmon, I., Rosenblum, G., Pioletti, M., Auerbach, T., Avila, H., Hansen, H.A.S., Franceschi, F., Yonath, A.
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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

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The termination of translation
Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Volume 18, Issue 1, February 2008, pp. 70-77.
Petry, S., Weixlbaumer, A., Ramakrishnan, V.
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Crystal structure of the 30 S ribosomal subunit from Thermus thermophilus: Structure of the proteins and their interactions with 16 S RNA
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 316, Issue 3, 22 February 2002, pp. 725-768.
Brodersen, D.E., Clemons Jr., W.M., Carter, A.P., Wimberly, B.T., Ramakrishnan, V.
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Crystal structure of the 30 S ribosomal subunit from Thermus thermophilus: Purification, crystallization and structure determination
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 310, Issue 4, 20 July 2001, pp. 827-843.
Clemons Jr, W.M., Brodersen, D.E., McCutcheon, J.P., May, J.L.C., Carter, A.P., Morgan-Warren, R.J., Wimberly, B.T., Ramakrishnan, V.
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