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  • John E Cronan
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

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 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 2013, In : Molecular Microbiology. 88, 1, p. 77-92 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
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

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

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

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

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, e00591-15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

2017
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., 2013, In : Nature. 502, 7473, p. 698-702 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

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

2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2012

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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

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

2016
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Advances in synthesis of biotin and assembly of lipoic acid

Cronan, J. E., Dec 2018, In : Current Opinion in Chemical Biology. 47, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

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

2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
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

2011

A novel amidotransferase required for lipoic acid cofactor assembly in Bacillus subtilis

Christensen, Q. H., Martin, N., Mansilla, M. C., de Mendoza, D. & Cronan, J. E., Apr 2011, In : Molecular Microbiology. 80, 2, p. 350-363 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

2017
2016
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

2019
2013

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
2013
2015

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.

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

2018
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

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

2014

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

The chain-flipping mechanism of ACP (acyl carrier protein)-dependent enzymes appears universal

Cronan, J. E., Jun 1 2014, In : Biochemical Journal. 460, 2, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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 2012, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 78, 5, p. 1563-1573 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
2014

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle