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Dr. Yu Luo BSc, MSc, PhD Professor, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology

Address
3D30.5 Health Sciences Building

Research Area(s)

  • Structure, function and inhibitory studies on key proteins involved in DNA repair and in D-alanylation of teichoic acids in Gram-positive bacteria.

About

Ph.D., 1993, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry
M.Sc. 1990, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry
B.Sc. 1987, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry


Research

Dr. Luo's research interests include structure, function and inhibitory studies on key proteins involved in DNA repair and in D-alanylation of teichoic acids in Gram-positive bacteria.

Selected Publications

  • Li Y, He Y & Luo Y. Conservation of a conformational switch in RadA recombinase from Methanococcus maripaludis. Acta Cryst. D (2009) in press
  • Osman KT, Du L, He Y & Luo Y. Crystal structure of Bacillus cereus D-alanyl carrier protein ligase (DltA) in complex with ATP. J Mol Biol. 388, 345-55. (2009)
  • Du L, He Y & Luo Y. Crystal structure and enantiomer selection by D-alanyl carrier protein ligase DltA from Bacillus cereus. Biochemistry. 47:11473-80 (2008)