John E Cronan

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2019

A novel synthesis of trans-unsaturated fatty acids by the Gram-positive commensal bacterium Enterococcus faecalis FA2-2

Kondakova, T., Kumar, S. & Cronan, J. E., Aug 2019, In : Chemistry and Physics of Lipids. 222, p. 23-35 13 p.

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Enterococcus faecalis encodes an atypical auxiliary acyl carrier protein required for efficient regulation of fatty acid synthesis by exogenous fatty acids

Zhu, L., Zou, Q., Cao, X. & Cronan, J. E., May 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 3, e00577-19.

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Open Access

Escherichia coli vectors having stringently repressible replication origins allow a streamlining of Crispr/Cas9 gene editing

Srinivas, S., Hu, Z. & Cronan, J. E., May 2019, In : Plasmid. 103, p. 53-62 10 p.

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2018

Lipoate-binding proteins and specific lipoate-protein ligases in microbial sulfur oxidation reveal an atpyical role for an old cofactor

Cao, X., Koch, T., Steffens, L., Finkensieper, J., Zigann, R., Cronan, J. E. & Dahl, C., Jul 13 2018, In : eLife. 7, e37439.

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Novel Xanthomonas campestris long-chain-specific 3-oxoacyl- acyl carrier protein reductase involved in diffusible signal factor synthesis

Hu, Z., Dong, H., Ma, J. C., Yu, Y., Li, K. H., Guo, Q. Q., Zhang, C., Zhang, W. B., Cao, X., Cronan, J. E. & Wang, H., May 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 3, e00596-18.

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2017

Expression and activity of the BioH esterase of biotin synthesis is independent of genome context

Cao, X., Zhu, L., Hu, Z. & Cronan, J. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 2141.

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The pimeloyl-CoA synthetase BioW defines a new fold for adenylate-forming enzymes

Estrada, P., Manandhar, M., Dong, S. H., Deveryshetty, J., Agarwal, V., Cronan, J. E. & Nair, S. K., Jun 1 2017, In : Nature chemical biology. 13, 6, p. 668-674 7 p.

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2016

A Biotin Biosynthesis Gene Restricted to Helicobacter

Bi, H., Zhu, L., Jia, J. & Cronan, J. E., Feb 12 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 21162.

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An Atypical α/β-Hydrolase Fold Revealed in the Crystal Structure of Pimeloyl-Acyl Carrier Protein Methyl Esterase BioG from Haemophilus influenzae

Shi, J., Cao, X., Chen, Y., Cronan, J. E. & Guo, Z., Dec 6 2016, In : Biochemistry. 55, 48, p. 6705-6717 13 p.

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PBR322 vectors having tetracycline-dependent replication

Cronan, J. E., Mar 1 2016, In : Plasmid. 84-85, p. 20-26 7 p.

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Unsaturated Fatty Acid Synthesis in the Gastric Pathogen Helicobacter pylori Proceeds via a Backtracking Mechanism

Bi, H., Zhu, L., Jia, J., Zeng, L. & Cronan, J. E., Dec 22 2016, In : Cell chemical biology. 23, 12, p. 1480-1489 10 p.

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2015

A series of medium and high copy number arabinose-inducible Escherichia coli expression vectors compatible with pBR322 and pACYC184

Chakravartty, V. & Cronan, J. E., Sep 1 2015, In : Plasmid. 81, p. 21-26 6 p.

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Biosynthesis of squalene from farnesyl diphosphate in Bacteria: Three steps catalyzed by three enzymes

Pan, J. J., Solbiati, J. O., Ramamoorthy, G., Hillerich, B. S., Seidel, R. D., Cronan, J. E., Almo, S. C. & Poulter, C. D., May 27 2015, In : ACS Central Science. 1, 2, p. 77-82 6 p.

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Experimental strategies for functional annotation and metabolism discovery: Targeted screening of solute binding proteins and unbiased panning of metabolomes

Vetting, M. W., Al-Obaidi, N., Zhao, S., San Francisco, B., Kim, J., Wichelecki, D. J., Bouvier, J. T., Solbiati, J. O., Vu, H., Zhang, X., Rodionov, D. A., Love, J. D., Hillerich, B. S., Seidel, R. D., Quinn, R. J., Osterman, A. L., Cronan, J. E., Jacobson, M. P., Gerlt, J. A. & Almo, S. C., Jan 27 2015, In : Biochemistry. 54, 3, p. 909-931 23 p.

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The atypical occurrence of two biotin protein ligases in Francisella novicida is due to distinct roles in virulence and biotin metabolism

Feng, Y., Chin, C. Y., Chakravartty, V., Gao, R., Crispell, E. K., Weiss, D. S. & Cronan, J. E., Jun 9 2015, In : mBio. 6, 3, e00591-15.

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The conserved modular elements of the acyl carrier proteins of lipid synthesis are only partially interchangeable

Zhu, L. & Cronan, J. E., May 29 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 22, p. 13791-13799 9 p.

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2014

A Francisella virulence factor catalyses an essential reaction of biotin synthesis

Feng, Y., Napier, B. A., Manandhar, M., Henke, S. K., Weiss, D. S. & Cronan, J. E., Jan 2014, In : Molecular Microbiology. 91, 2, p. 300-314 15 p.

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Biotin and lipoic acid: Synthesis, attachment, and regulation

Cronan, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : EcoSal Plus. 6, 1, p. 1-39 39 p.

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Evidence against translational repression by the carboxyltransferase component of Escherichia coli acetyl coenzyme a carboxylase

Smith, A. C. & Cronan, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of bacteriology. 196, 21, p. 3768-3775 8 p.

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Inefficient translation renders the enterococcus faecalis fabk enoyl- acyl carrier protein reductase phenotypically cryptic

Bi, H., Zhu, L., Wang, H. & Cronan, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of bacteriology. 196, 1, p. 170-179 10 p.

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PdhR, the pyruvate dehydrogenase repressor, does not regulate lipoic acid synthesis

Feng, Y. & Cronan, J. E., Jul 2014, In : Research in Microbiology. 165, 6, p. 429-438 10 p.

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Prediction and biochemical demonstration of a catabolic pathway for the osmoprotectant proline betaine

Kumar, R., Zhao, S., Vetting, M. W., Wood, B. M. K., Sakai, A., Cho, K., Solbiati, J., Almo, S. C., Sweedler, J. V., Jacobson, M. P., Gerlt, J. A. & Cronan, J. E., Feb 11 2014, In : mBio. 5, 1, e00933-13.

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Roles of small laccases from streptomyces in lignin degradation

Majumdar, S., Lukk, T., Solbiati, J. O., Bauer, S., Nair, S. K., Cronan, J. E. & Gerlt, J. A., Jun 24 2014, In : Biochemistry. 53, 24, p. 4047-4058 12 p.

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Successful conversion of the Bacillus subtilis BirA group II biotin protein ligase into a group I ligase

Henke, S. K. & Cronan, J. E., May 9 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 5, e96757.

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Xanthomonas campestrisRpfB is a fatty Acyl-CoA ligase required to counteract the thioesterase activity of the RpfF diffusible signal factor (DSF) synthase

Bi, H., Yu, Y., Dong, H., Wang, H. & Cronan, J. E., Jul 2014, In : Molecular Microbiology. 93, 2, p. 262-275 14 p.

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2013

Discovery of a cAMP deaminase that quenches cyclic AMP-dependent regulation

Goble, A. M., Feng, Y., Raushel, F. M. & Cronan, J. E., Dec 20 2013, In : ACS chemical biology. 8, 12, p. 2622-2629 8 p.

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Discovery of new enzymes and metabolic pathways by using structure and genome context

Zhao, S., Kumar, R., Sakai, A., Vetting, M. W., Wood, B. M. K., Brown, S., Bonanno, J. B., Hillerich, B. S., Seidel, R. D., Babbitt, P. C., Almo, S. C., Sweedler, J. V., Gerlt, J. A., Cronan, J. E. & Jacobson, M. P., Sep 24 2013, In : Nature. 502, 7473, p. 698-702 5 p.

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FabQ, a dual-function dehydratase/isomerase, circumvents the last step of the classical fatty acid synthesis cycle

Bi, H., Wang, H. & Cronan, J. E., Sep 19 2013, In : Chemistry and Biology. 20, 9, p. 1157-1167 11 p.

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Profligate biotin synthesis in α-proteobacteria - a developing or degenerating regulatory system?

Feng, Y., Zhang, H. & Cronan, J. E., Apr 1 2013, In : Molecular Microbiology. 88, 1, p. 77-92 16 p.

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Proofreading of noncognate Acyl adenylates by an acyl-coenzyme a ligase

Manandhar, M. & Cronan, J. E., Dec 19 2013, In : Chemistry and Biology. 20, 12, p. 1441-1446 6 p.

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The role of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae lipoate protein ligase homologue, Lip3, in lipoic acid synthesis

Hermes, F. A. & Cronan, J. E., Oct 1 2013, In : Yeast. 30, 10, p. 415-427 13 p.

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The two functional enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductases of Enterococcus faecalis do not mediate triclosan resistance

Zhu, L., Bi, H., Ma, J., Hu, Z., Zhang, W., Cronan, J. E. & Wang, H., Oct 1 2013, In : mBio. 4, 5, e00613-13.

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The wing of a winged helix-turn-helix transcription factor organizes the active site of BirA, a bifunctional repressor/ligase

Chakravartty, V. & Cronan, J. E., Dec 13 2013, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288, 50, p. 36029-36039 11 p.

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2012

Altered regulation of escherichia coli biotin biosynthesis in bira superrepressor mutant strains

Chakravartty, V. & Cronan, J. E., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of bacteriology. 194, 5, p. 1113-1126 14 p.

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Crosstalk of Escherichia coli FadR with Global Regulators in Expression of Fatty Acid Transport Genes

Feng, Y. & Cronan, J. E., Sep 28 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 9, e46275.

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Dimerization of the bacterial biotin carboxylase subunit is required for acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase activity In vivo

Smith, A. C. & Cronan, J. E., Jan 2012, In : Journal of bacteriology. 194, 1, p. 72-78 7 p.

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Evolution of a new function in an esterase: Simple amino acid substitutions enable the activity present in the larger paralog, BioH

Flores, H., Lin, S., Contreras-Ferrat, G., Cronan, J. E. & Morett, E., Aug 2012, In : Protein Engineering, Design and Selection. 25, 8, p. 387-395 9 p.

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