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Rafael Molina

Rafael Molina

Associate Professor

  • Protein Structure and Function Program

    Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 København N, Bygning 6, Building: 06-1-32

    Phone: +45 35 33 62 61

Selected publications

Understanding the indirect DNA read-out specificity of I-CreI Meganuclease. Prieto, Jesús; Redondo, Pilar; López-Méndez, Blanca; D'Abramo, Marco; Merino, Nekane; Blanco, Francisco J; Duchateau, Phillipe; Montoya, Guillermo; Molina, Rafael#Scientific Reports, Vol. 8, No. 1, 06.07.2018, p. 10286.

Carbohydrate recognition and lysis by bacterial peptidoglycan hydrolases. Molina, Rafael*; Alcorlo, Martín*; Martínez-Caballero, Siseth*; Hermoso, Juan A. Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Vol. 44, 06.2017, p. 87-100.

Conformational Dynamics in Penicillin-Binding Protein 2a of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Allosteric Communication Network and Enablement of Catalysis. Mahasenan, Kiran V; Molina, Rafael; Bouley, Renee; Batuecas, María T; Fisher, Jed F; Hermoso, Juan A; Chang, Mayland; Mobashery, Shahriar. Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 139, No. 5, 08.02.2017, p. 2102-2110.

Visualizing phosphodiester-bond hydrolysis by an endonuclease. Molina, Rafael*; Stella, Stefano*; Redondo, Pilar; Gomez, Hansel; Marcaida, María José; Orozco, Modesto; Prieto, Jesús; Montoya, Guillermo. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Vol. 22, No. 1, 01.2015, p. 65-72.

Non-specific protein-DNA interactions control I-CreI target binding and cleavage. Molina, Rafael; Redondo, Pilar; Stella, Stefano; Marenchino, Marco; D'Abramo, Marco; Gervasio, Francesco Luigi; Charles Epinat, Jean; Valton, Julien; Grizot, Silvestre; Duchateau, Phillipe; Prieto, Jesús; Montoya, Guillermo. Nucleic Acids Research, Vol. 40, No. 14, 01.08.2012, p. 6936-6945.

Crystal structure of CbpF, a bifunctional choline-binding protein and autolysis regulator from Streptococcus pneumoniae. Molina, Rafael; González, Ana; Stelter, Meike; Pérez-Dorado, Inmaculada; Kahn, Richard; Morales, María; Moscoso, Miriam; Campuzano, Susana; Campillo, Nuria E; Mobashery, Shahriar; García, José L; García, Pedro; Hermoso, Juan A. EMBO Reports, Vol. 10, No. 3, 03.2009, p. 246-51.

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