Donald F. Becker - Publications

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1995-1998 Biochemistry The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 

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2020 Patel S, Smith T, Morton MD, Stiers K, Seravalli J, Mayclin S, Edwards T, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Cautionary tale of using tris(alkyl)phosphine reducing agents with NAD-dependent enzymes. Biochemistry. PMID 32841567 DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00490  0.32
2020 Campbell AC, Becker DF, Gates KS, Tanner JJ. Covalent Modification of the Flavin in Proline Dehydrogenase by Thiazolidine-2-Carboxylate. Acs Chemical Biology. PMID 32159324 DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.9b00935  0.32
2019 Kochert BA, Fleischhacker AS, Wales TE, Becker DF, Engen JR, Ragsdale SW. Dynamic and structural differences between heme oxygenase-1 and -2 are due to differences in their C-terminal regions. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 30944174 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA119.008592  1
2018 Korasick DA, Končitíková R, Kopečná M, Hájková E, Vigouroux A, Moréra S, Becker DF, Šebela M, Tanner JJ, Kopečný D. Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 12, the Last Enzyme of Proline Catabolism in Plants. Journal of Molecular Biology. PMID 30580036 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2018.12.010  0.32
2018 Korasick DA, Campbell AC, Christgen SL, Chakravarthy S, White TA, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Redox Modulation of Oligomeric State in Proline Utilization A. Biophysical Journal. 114: 2833-2843. PMID 29925020 DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2018.04.046  0.32
2018 Tanner JJ, Fendt SM, Becker DF. The proline cycle as a potential cancer therapy target. Biochemistry. PMID 29648801 DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00215  0.32
2017 Korasick DA, Pemberton TA, Arentson BW, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structural Basis for the Substrate Inhibition of Proline Utilization A by Proline. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland). 23. PMID 29295473 DOI: 10.3390/molecules23010032  0.32
2017 Christgen S, Zhu W, Sanyal N, Bibi BM, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Discovery of the Membrane Binding Domain in Trifunctional Proline Utilization A. Biochemistry. PMID 29090935 DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b01008  0.32
2017 Liu LK, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structure, function, and mechanism of proline utilization A (PutA). Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. PMID 28712849 DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2017.07.005  0.32
2017 Moxley MA, Zhang L, Christgen S, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Identification of a Conserved Histidine as Critical for the Catalytic Mechanism and Functional Switching of the Multifunctional Proline Utilization A Protein. Biochemistry. PMID 28558236 DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00046  0.32
2017 Korasick D, Gamage TT, Christgen S, Stiers KM, Beamer LJ, Henzl MT, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structure and characterization of a class 3B proline utilization A: ligand-induced dimerization and importance of the C-terminal domain for catalysis. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 28420730 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M117.786855  0.32
2017 Christensen EM, Patel SM, Korasick DA, Campbell AC, Krause KL, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Resolving the Cofactor Binding Site in the Proline Biosynthetic Enzyme Human Pyrroline-5-Carboxylate Reductase 1. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 28258219 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M117.780288  0.32
2016 Arentson BW, Hayes EL, Zhu W, Singh H, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Engineering a Trifunctional Proline Utilization A Chimera By Fusing a DNA-Binding Domain to a Bifunctional PutA. Bioscience Reports. PMID 27742866 DOI: 10.1042/BSR20160435  0.32
2016 Luo M, Gamage TT, Arentson BW, Schlasner KN, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structures of Proline Utilization A Reveal the Fold and Functions of the Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Superfamily Domain of Unknown Function. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 27679491 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M116.756965  0.32
2015 Inoguchi N, Chaiseeda K, Yamanishi M, Kim MK, Jang Y, Bajaj M, Chia CP, Becker DF, Moriyama H. Structural insights into the mechanism defining substrate affinity in Arabidopsis thaliana dUTPase: the role of tryptophan 93 in ligand orientation. Bmc Research Notes. 8: 784. PMID 26666293 DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1760-1  1
2015 Zhao H, Ghirlando R, Alfonso C, Arisaka F, Attali I, Bain DL, Bakhtina MM, Becker DF, Bedwell GJ, Bekdemir A, Besong TM, Birck C, Brautigam CA, Brennerman W, Byron O, et al. A multilaboratory comparison of calibration accuracy and the performance of external references in analytical ultracentrifugation. Plos One. 10: e0126420. PMID 25997164 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126420  1
2015 Sanyal N, Arentson BW, Luo M, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. First evidence for substrate channeling between proline catabolic enzymes: a validation of domain fusion analysis for predicting protein-protein interactions. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290: 2225-34. PMID 25492892 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.625483  1
2015 Zhang L, Alfano JR, Becker DF. Proline metabolism increases katG expression and oxidative stress resistance in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. 197: 431-40. PMID 25384482 DOI: 10.1128/JB.02282-14  1
2015 Zhang L, Becker DF. Connecting proline metabolism and signaling pathways in plant senescence Frontiers in Plant Science. 6: 1-8. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00552  1
2014 Spencer AL, Bagai I, Becker DF, Zuiderweg ER, Ragsdale SW. Protein/protein interactions in the mammalian heme degradation pathway: heme oxygenase-2, cytochrome P450 reductase, and biliverdin reductase. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289: 29836-58. PMID 25196843 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.582783  1
2014 Kang M, Duncan GA, Kuszynski C, Oyler G, Zheng J, Becker DF, Van Etten JL. Chlorovirus PBCV-1 encodes an active copper-zinc superoxide dismutase. Journal of Virology. 88: 12541-50. PMID 25142578 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02031-14  1
2014 Luo M, Christgen S, Sanyal N, Arentson BW, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Evidence that the C-terminal domain of a type B PutA protein contributes to aldehyde dehydrogenase activity and substrate channeling. Biochemistry. 53: 5661-73. PMID 25137435 DOI: 10.1021/bi500693a  1
2014 Arentson BW, Luo M, Pemberton TA, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Kinetic and structural characterization of tunnel-perturbing mutants in Bradyrhizobium japonicum proline utilization A. Biochemistry. 53: 5150-61. PMID 25046425 DOI: 10.1021/bi5007404  1
2014 Singh H, Arentson BW, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structures of the PutA peripheral membrane flavoenzyme reveal a dynamic substrate-channeling tunnel and the quinone-binding site. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 3389-94. PMID 24550478 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1321621111  1
2014 Pemberton TA, Srivastava D, Sanyal N, Henzl MT, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structural studies of yeast Δ(1)-pyrroline-5-carboxylate dehydrogenase (ALDH4A1): active site flexibility and oligomeric state. Biochemistry. 53: 1350-9. PMID 24502590 DOI: 10.1021/bi500048b  1
2014 Moxley MA, Sanyal N, Krishnan N, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Evidence for hysteretic substrate channeling in the proline dehydrogenase and Δ1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate dehydrogenase coupled reaction of proline utilization A (PutA). The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289: 3639-51. PMID 24352662 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.523704  1
2013 Zhu W, Haile AM, Singh RK, Larson JD, Smithen D, Chan JY, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Involvement of the β3-α3 loop of the proline dehydrogenase domain in allosteric regulation of membrane association of proline utilization A. Biochemistry. 52: 4482-91. PMID 23713611 DOI: 10.1021/bi400396g  1
2012 Luo M, Arentson BW, Srivastava D, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Crystal structures and kinetics of monofunctional proline dehydrogenase provide insight into substrate recognition and conformational changes associated with flavin reduction and product release. Biochemistry. 51: 10099-108. PMID 23151026 DOI: 10.1021/bi301312f  0.32
2012 Guo M, Block A, Bryan CD, Becker DF, Alfano JR. Pseudomonas syringae Catalases Are Collectively Required for Plant Pathogenesis. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 5054-64. PMID 22797762 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00999-12  1
2012 Natarajan SK, Zhu W, Liang X, Zhang L, Demers AJ, Zimmerman MC, Simpson MA, Becker DF. Proline dehydrogenase is essential for proline protection against hydrogen peroxide-induced cell death. Free Radical Biology & Medicine. 53: 1181-91. PMID 22796327 DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.07.002  1
2012 Srivastava D, Singh RK, Moxley MA, Henzl MT, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. The three-dimensional structural basis of type II hyperprolinemia. Journal of Molecular Biology. 420: 176-89. PMID 22516612 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2012.04.010  0.32
2012 Arentson BW, Sanyal N, Becker DF. Substrate channeling in proline metabolism. Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark Edition). 17: 375-88. PMID 22201749 DOI: 10.2741/3932  1
2011 Moxley MA, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Steady-state kinetic mechanism of the proline:ubiquinone oxidoreductase activity of proline utilization A (PutA) from Escherichia coli. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 516: 113-20. PMID 22040654 DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2011.10.011  0.32
2011 Singh RK, Larson JD, Zhu W, Rambo RP, Hura GL, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Small-angle X-ray scattering studies of the oligomeric state and quaternary structure of the trifunctional proline utilization A (PutA) flavoprotein from Escherichia coli. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286: 43144-53. PMID 22013066 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.292474  1
2010 Pierce E, Becker DF, Ragsdale SW. Identification and characterization of oxalate oxidoreductase, a novel thiamine pyrophosphate-dependent 2-oxoacid oxidoreductase that enables anaerobic growth on oxalate. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285: 40515-24. PMID 20956531 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.155739  1
2010 Wanduragala S, Sanyal N, Liang X, Becker DF. Purification and characterization of Put1p from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 498: 136-42. PMID 20450881 DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2010.04.020  1
2010 Srivastava D, Schuermann JP, White TA, Krishnan N, Sanyal N, Hura GL, Tan A, Henzl MT, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Crystal structure of the bifunctional proline utilization A flavoenzyme from Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 2878-83. PMID 20133651 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0906101107  1
2010 Srivastava D, Zhu W, Johnson WH, Whitman CP, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. The structure of the proline utilization a proline dehydrogenase domain inactivated by N-propargylglycine provides insight into conformational changes induced by substrate binding and flavin reduction. Biochemistry. 49: 560-9. PMID 19994913 DOI: 10.1021/bi901717s  1
2009 Singh S, Madzelan P, Stasser J, Weeks CL, Becker D, Spiro TG, Penner-Hahn J, Banerjee R. Modulation of the heme electronic structure and cystathionine β-synthase activity by second coordination sphere ligands: The role of heme ligand switching in redox regulation Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 103: 689-697. PMID 19232736 DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2009.01.009  1
2008 Zhou Y, Larson JD, Bottoms CA, Arturo EC, Henzl MT, Jenkins JL, Nix JC, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structural basis of the transcriptional regulation of the proline utilization regulon by multifunctional PutA. Journal of Molecular Biology. 381: 174-88. PMID 18586269 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.05.084  1
2008 Krishnan N, Doster AR, Duhamel GE, Becker DF. Characterization of a Helicobacter hepaticus putA mutant strain in host colonization and oxidative stress. Infection and Immunity. 76: 3037-44. PMID 18458068 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01737-07  1
2008 Krishnan N, Dickman MB, Becker DF. Proline modulates the intracellular redox environment and protects mammalian cells against oxidative stress. Free Radical Biology & Medicine. 44: 671-81. PMID 18036351 DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2007.10.054  1
2007 White TA, Krishnan N, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structure and kinetics of monofunctional proline dehydrogenase from Thermus thermophilus. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282: 14316-27. PMID 17344208 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M700912200  0.32
2007 Zhang W, Zhang M, Zhu W, Zhou Y, Wanduragala S, Rewinkel D, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Redox-induced changes in flavin structure and roles of flavin N(5) and the ribityl 2'-OH group in regulating PutA--membrane binding. Biochemistry. 46: 483-91. PMID 17209558 DOI: 10.1021/bi061935g  0.32
2007 Barycki JJ, Asard H, Stone JM, Wilson MA, Banerjee R, Becker DF. Antioxidant Molecules and Redox Cofactors Redox Biochemistry. 11-47. DOI: 10.1002/9780470177334.ch2  1
2006 Larson JD, Jenkins JL, Schuermann JP, Zhou Y, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Crystal structures of the DNA-binding domain of Escherichia coli proline utilization A flavoprotein and analysis of the role of Lys9 in DNA recognition. Protein Science : a Publication of the Protein Society. 15: 2630-41. PMID 17001030 DOI: 10.1110/ps.062425706  1
2006 Krishnan N, Becker DF. Oxygen reactivity of PutA from Helicobacter species and proline-linked oxidative stress Journal of Bacteriology. 188: 1227-1235. PMID 16452403 DOI: 10.1128/JB.188.4.1227-1235.2006  1
2006 Zhang W, Krishnan N, Becker DF. Kinetic and thermodynamic analysis of Bradyrhizobium japonicum PutA-membrane associations Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 445: 174-183. PMID 16310755 DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2005.10.022  1
2005 Krishnan N, Becker DF. Characterization of a bifunctional PutA homologue from Bradyrhizobium japonicum and identification of an active site residue that modulates proline reduction of the flavin adenine dinucleotide cofactor Biochemistry. 44: 9130-9139. PMID 15966737 DOI: 10.1021/bi050629k  1
2004 Baban BA, Vinod MP, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Probing a hydrogen bond pair and the FAD redox properties in the proline dehydrogenase domain of Escherichia coli PutA. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1701: 49-59. PMID 15450175 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2004.06.001  0.32
2004 Zhang M, White TA, Schuermann JP, Baban BA, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structures of the Escherichia coli PutA proline dehydrogenase domain in complex with competitive inhibitors. Biochemistry. 43: 12539-48. PMID 15449943 DOI: 10.1021/bi048737e  0.32
2004 Gu D, Zhou Y, Kallhoff V, Baban B, Tanner JJ, Becker DF. Identification and characterization of the DNA-binding domain of the multifunctional PutA flavoenzyme. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279: 31171-6. PMID 15155740 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M403701200  0.32
2003 Lee YH, Nadaraia S, Gu D, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Structure of the proline dehydrogenase domain of the multifunctional PutA flavoprotein. Nature Structural Biology. 10: 109-14. PMID 12514740 DOI: 10.1038/nsb885  0.32
2001 Nadaraia S, Lee YH, Becker DF, Tanner JJ. Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of the proline dehydrogenase domain of the multifunctional PutA flavoprotein from Escherichia coli. Acta Crystallographica. Section D, Biological Crystallography. 57: 1925-7. PMID 11717519 DOI: 10.1107/S0907444901017140  0.32
2001 Horng YC, Becker DF, Ragsdale SW. Mechanistic studies of methane biogenesis by methyl-coenzyme M reductase: evidence that coenzyme B participates in cleaving the C-S bond of methyl-coenzyme M. Biochemistry. 40: 12875-85. PMID 11669624 DOI: 10.1021/bi011196y  1
2001 Pellett JD, Becker DF, Saenger AK, Fuchs JA, Stankovich MT. Role of aromatic stacking interactions in the modulation of the two-electron reduction potentials of flavin and substrate/product in Megasphaera elsdenii short-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase. Biochemistry. 40: 7720-8. PMID 11412126  1
2001 Becker DF, Thomas EA. Redox properties of the PutA protein from Escherichia coli and the influence of the flavin redox state on PutA - DNA interactions Biochemistry. 40: 4714-4721. PMID 11294639 DOI: 10.1021/bi0019491  1
2000 Telser J, Horng YC, Becker DF, Hoffman BM, Ragsdale SW. On the assignment of nickel oxidation states of the Ox1, Ox2 forms of methyl-coenzyme M reductase Journal of the American Chemical Society. 122: 182-183. DOI: 10.1021/ja992386n  1
1998 Ogrünç M, Becker DF, Ragsdale SW, Sancar A. Nucleotide excision repair in the third kingdom. Journal of Bacteriology. 180: 5796-8. PMID 9791138  1
1998 Becker DF, Leartsakulpanich U, Surerus KK, Ferry JG, Ragsdale SW. Electrochemical and spectroscopic properties of the iron-sulfur flavoprotein from Methanosarcina thermophila Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273: 26462-26469. PMID 9756881 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.273.41.26462  1
1998 Becker DF, Ragsdale SW. Activation of methyl-SCoM reductase to high specific activity after treatment of whole cells with sodium sulfide Biochemistry. 37: 2639-2647. PMID 9485414 DOI: 10.1021/bi972145x  1
1996 Dakoji S, Shin I, Becker DF, Stankovich MT, Liu HW. Studies of acyl-CoA dehydrogenase catalyzed allylic isomerization: A one-base or two-base mechanism? Journal of the American Chemical Society. 118: 10971-10979. DOI: 10.1021/ja962532e  1
1994 Becker DF, Fuchs JA, Stankovich MT. Product binding modulates the thermodynamic properties of a Megasphaera elsdenii short-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase active-site mutant Biochemistry. 33: 7082-7087. PMID 8003473  1
1994 Shin I, Li D, Becker DF, Stankovich MT, Liu H. Cyclobutaneacetyl-CoA: A Janus-faced substrate for acyl-CoA dehydrogenases Journal of the American Chemical Society. 116: 8843-8844. DOI: 10.1021/ja00098a068  1
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