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T. J. Kappock

Awards & Honors

(1989) American Institute of Chemists Award. Northwestern University.

(1995) Predoctoral Fellowship. Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

(1996) Wolfgang Prize for Outstanding Academic Work in Chemistry. Yale University.

(2009) NSF CAREER Award. National Science Foundation.

(2014) Program Chair, 35th Midwest Enzyme Chemistry Conference. Midwest Enzyme Chemistry Conference.

Selected Publications

Lamb, A., Kappock, T., & Silvaggi, N. (2015). You are lost without a map: Navigating the sea of protein structures. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1854, 258-268. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570963914003379#

Hung, J., Mill, C., Clifton, S., Margrini, V., Bhide, K., Francois, J., Ransome, A., . . . Kappock, T. (2014). Draft genome sequence of Acetobacter aceti strain 1023, a vinegar factory isolate. Genome Announc, 2, (3):e00550-14. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00550-14. Retrieved from http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/3/e00550-14.full.pdf+html

Sullivan, K., Huma, L., Mullins, E., Johnson, M., & Kappock, T. (2014). Metal stopping reagents facilitate discontinuous activity assays of the de novo purine biosynthesis enzyme PurE. Anal. Biochem, 452, 43-45. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003269714000530?via=ihub

Mullins, E., Sullivan, K., & Kappock, T. (2013). Function and X-Ray crystal structure of Escherichia coli YfdE. PLoS ONE, 8, e67901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067901. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0067901

Mullins, E., & Kappock, T. (2013). Functional analysis of the acetic acid resistance (aar) gene cluster in Acetobacter aceti strain 1023. Acetic Acid Bacteria, s1, e3. Retrieved from http://www.pagepressjournals.org/index.php/aab/article/view/aab.2013.s1.e3

Mullins, E., & Kappock, T. (2012). Crystal structures of Acetobacter aceti succinyl-Coenzyme A (CoA):acetate CoA-transferase reveal specificity determinants and illustrate the mechanism used by class I CoA-transferases. Biochemistry, 42, 8422-8434. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/bi300957f

Mullins, E., Starks, C., Francois, J., Sael, L., & Kihara, D. (2012). Formyl-coenzyme A (CoA):oxalate CoA-transferase from the acidophile Acetobacter aceti has a distinctive electrostatic surface and inherent acid stability. Protein Sci, 21, 686-696. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pro.2054

Perez-Jimenez, R., Ingles-Prieto, A., Zhao, Z., Sanchez-Romero, I., Alegre-Cebollada, J., & Kosuri, P. (2011). Single-molecule paleoenzymology probes the chemistry of resurrected enzymes. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol, 18, 592-596. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/nsmb/journal/v18/n5/pdf/nsmb.2020.pdf

Tranchimand, S., Starks, C., Mathews, I., & Hockings, S. (2011). Treponema denticola PurE is a bacterial AIR carboxylase. Biochemistry, 50, 4623-4637. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi102033a

Kurz, L., Constantine, C., & Jiang, H. (2009). The partial substrate dethiaacetyl-coenzyme A mimics all critical carbon acid reactions in the condensation half-reaction catalyzed by Thermoplasma acidophilum citrate synthase. Biochemistry, 48, 7878-7891. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi9006447