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  • John E Cronan
2014

Biotin and lipoic acid: Synthesis, attachment, and regulation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
2012
2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
2011

The enzyme function initiative

Gerlt, J. A., Allen, K. N., Almo, S. C., Armstrong, R. N., Babbitt, P. C., Cronan, J. E., Dunaway-Mariano, D., Imker, H. J., Jacobson, M. P., Minor, W., Poulter, C. D., Raushel, F. M., Sali, A., Shoichet, B. K. & Sweedler, J. V., Nov 22 2011, In : Biochemistry. 50, 46, p. 9950-9962 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 1 2014, In : Molecular Microbiology. 91, 2, p. 300-314 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

The Burkholderia cenocepacia BDSF quorum sensing fatty acid is synthesized by a bifunctional crotonase homologue having both dehydratase and thioesterase activities

Bi, H., Christensen, Q. H., Feng, Y., Wang, H. & Cronan, J. E., Feb 1 2012, In : Molecular Microbiology. 83, 4, p. 840-855 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
2016

PBR322 vectors having tetracycline-dependent replication

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Only one of the five Ralstonia solanacearum long-chain 3-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase homologues functions in fatty acid synthesis

Cheng, J., Ma, J., Lin, J., Fan, Z. C., Cronan, J. E. & Wang, H., Mar 1 2012, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 78, 5, p. 1563-1573 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Probing protein dynamics in vivo using backbone cyclization: Bacterial acyl carrier protein as a case study

Volkmann, G., Murphy, P. W., Rowland, E. E., Cronan, J. E. & Byers, D. M., Dec 23 2011, Methods in Protein Biochemistry. Walter de Gruyter GmbH and Co. KG, p. 271-293 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A complex lipoate utilization pathway in Listeria monocytogenes

Christensen, Q. H., Hagar, J. A., O'Riordan, M. X. D. & Cronan, J. E., Sep 9 2011, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 36, p. 31447-31456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Remarkable Diversity in the Enzymes Catalyzing the Last Step in Synthesis of the Pimelate Moiety of Biotin

Shapiro, M. M., Chakravartty, V. & Cronan, J. E., Nov 9 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 11, e49440.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Protein-protein interactions in assembly of lipoic acid on the 2-oxoacid dehydrogenases of aerobic metabolism

Hassan, B. H. & Cronan, J. E., Mar 11 2011, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 10, p. 8263-8276 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
2019
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
2011

Synthesis of the α,ω-dicarboxylic acid precursor of biotin by the canonical fatty acid biosynthetic pathway

Cronan, J. E. & Lin, S., Jun 1 2011, In : Current Opinion in Chemical Biology. 15, 3, p. 407-413 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2014
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Closing in on complete pathways of biotin biosynthesis

Lin, S. & Cronan, J. E., Jun 1 2011, In : Molecular BioSystems. 7, 6, p. 1811-1821 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Complex binding of the FabR repressor of bacterial unsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis to its cognate promoters

Feng, Y. & Cronan, J. E., Apr 1 2011, In : Molecular Microbiology. 80, 1, p. 195-218 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018