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Alla Gustchina, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Gustchina E, Li M, Ghirlando R, Schuck P, Louis JM, Pierson J, Rao P, Subramaniam S, Gustchina A, Clore GM, Wlodawer A.
Complexes of neutralizing and non-neutralizing affinity matured Fabs with a mimetic of the internal trimeric coiled-coil of HIV-1 gp41.
PLoS ONE. 8: e78187, 2013.
2)  Ferreira RD, Zhou D, Ferreira JG, Silva MC, Silva-Lucca RA, Mentele R, Paredes-Gamero EJ, Bertolin TC, Dos Santos Correia MT, Paiva PM, Gustchina A, Wlodawer A, Oliva ML.
Crystal Structure of Crataeva tapia Bark Protein (CrataBL) and Its Effect in Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines.
PLoS ONE. 8: e64426, 2013.
3)  Zhou D, Lobo YA, Batista IF, Marques-Porto R, Gustchina A, Oliva ML, Wlodawer A.
Crystal structures of a plant trypsin inhibitor from Enterolobium contortisiliquum (EcTI) and of its complex with bovine trypsin.
PLoS ONE. 8: e62252, 2013.
4)  Zhang F, Walcott B, Zhou D, Gustchina A, Lasanajak Y, Smith DF, Ferreira RS, Correia MT, Paiva PM, Bovin NV, Wlodawer A, Oliva ML, Linhardt RJ.
Structural studies of the interaction of Crataeva tapia bark protein with heparin and other glycosaminoglycans.
Biochemistry. 52: 2148-56, 2013.
5)  Bhaumik P, Gustchina A, Wlodawer A.
Structural studies of vacuolar plasmepsins.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1834: 207-223, 2012.
6)  Li M, Gustchina A, Glesner J, Wünschmann S, Vailes LD, Chapman MD, Pomés A, Wlodawer A.
Carbohydrates contribute to the interactions between cockroach allergen Bla g 2 and a monoclonal antibody.
J. Immunol. 186: 333-40, 2011.
7)  Li M, DiMaio F, Zhou D, Gustchina A, Lubkowski J, Dauter Z, Baker D, Wlodawer A.
Crystal structure of XMRV protease differs from the structures of other retropepsins.
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 18: 227-9, 2011.
8)  Bhaumik P, Horimoto Y, Xiao H, Miura T, Hidaka K, Kiso Y, Wlodawer A, Yada RY, Gustchina A.
Crystal structures of the free and inhibited forms of plasmepsin I (PMI) from Plasmodium falciparum.
J. Struct. Biol. 175: 73-84, 2011.
9)  Peletskaya E, Andrake M, Gustchina A, Merkel G, Alexandratos J, Zhou D, Bojja RS, Satoh T, Potapov M, Kogon A, Potapov V, Wlodawer A, Skalka AM.
Localization of ASV integrase-DNA contacts by site-directed crosslinking and their structural analysis.
PLoS ONE. 6: e27751, 2011.
10)  Glesner J, Wünschmann S, Li M, Gustchina A, Wlodawer A, Himly M, Chapman MD, Pomés A.
Mechanisms of Allergen-Antibody Interaction of Cockroach Allergen Bla g 2 with Monoclonal Antibodies That Inhibit IgE Antibody Binding.
PLoS ONE. 6: e22223, 2011.
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