Total: 54 publication(s)


Komar J, Alvira S, Schulze R, Martin R, Lycklama A Nijeholt J, Lee S, Dafforn T, Deckers-Hebestreit G, Berger I, Schaffitzel C, Collinson I. (2016)

Membrane protein insertion and assembly by the bacterial holo-translocon SecYEG-SecDF-YajC-YidC.

Biochem. J. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20160545
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Ivanov A, Mikhailova T, Eliseev B, Yeramala L, Sokolova E, Susorov D, Shuvalov A, Schaffitzel C, Alkalaeva E. (2016)

PABP enhances release factor recruitment and stop codon recognition during translation termination.

Nucleic Acids Res. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw635
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Nie Y, Chaillet M, Becke C, Haffke M, Pelosse M, Fitzgerald D, Collinson I, Schaffitzel C, Berger I. (2016)

ACEMBL Tool-Kits for High-Throughput Multigene Delivery and Expression in Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Hosts.

Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 896:27-42. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27216-0_3
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Zhang W, Aubert A, Gomez de Segura JM, Karuppasamy M, Basu S, Murthy A, Diamante A, Drury TA, Balmer J, Cramard J, Watson AA, Lando D, Lee SF, Palayret M, Kloet S, Smits A, Deery M, Vermeulen M, Hendrich B, Klenerman D, Schaffitzel C, Berger I, Laue ED. (2016)

The Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase Complex NuRD is built from preformed catalytically active sub-modules.

J. Mol. Biol. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2016.04.025
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Botte M, Deniaud A, Schaffitzel C. (2016)

Cell-Free Synthesis of Macromolecular Complexes.

Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 896:79-95. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27216-0_6
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Deniaud A, Karuppasamy M, Bock T, Masiulis S, Huard K, Garzoni F, Kerschgens K, Hentze MW, Kulozik AE, Beck M, Neu-Yilik G, Schaffitzel C. (2015)

A network of SMG-8, SMG-9 and SMG-1 C-terminal insertion domain regulates UPF1 substrate recruitment and phosphorylation

Nucleic Acids Res 43(15):7600-7611. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv668
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Gaubitz C, Oliveira TM, Prouteau M, Leitner A, Karuppasamy M, Konstantinidou G, Rispal D, Eltschinger S, Robinson GC, Thore S, Aebersold R, Schaffitzel C, Loewith R. (2015)

Molecular Basis of the Rapamycin Insensitivity of Target Of Rapamycin Complex 2

Mol. Cell 58(6):977-988. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.04.031
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Zorman S, Botte M, Jiang Q, Collinson I, Schaffitzel C. (2015)

Advances and challenges of membrane-protein complex production.

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 32:123-130. doi: 10.1016/
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Komar J, Botte M, Collinson I, Schaffitzel C, Berger I. (2015)

ACEMBLing a Multiprotein Transmembrane Complex: The Functional SecYEG-SecDF-YajC-YidC Holotranslocon Protein Secretase/Insertase.

Meth. Enzymol. 556:23-49. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2014.12.027
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von Loeffelholz O, Jiang Q, Ariosa A, Karuppasamy M, Huard K, Berger I, Shan SO, Schaffitzel C. (2015)

Ribosome-SRP-FtsY cotranslational targeting complex in the closed state.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112(13):3943-3948. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1424453112
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Trowitzsch S, Viola C, Scheer E, Conic S, Chavant V, Fournier M, Papai G, Ebong IO, Schaffitzel C, Zou J, Haffke M, Rappsilber J, Robinson CV, Schultz P, Tora L, Berger I. (2015)

Cytoplasmic TAF2-TAF8-TAF10 complex provides evidence for nuclear holo-TFIID assembly from preformed submodules.

Nat Commun 6:6011. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7011
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Muras V, Claussen B, Karuppasamy M, Schaffitzel C, Steuber J. (2014)

Continuous fluorescence-based measurement of redox-driven sodium ion translocation.

Anal. Biochem. 459:53-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2014.05.012
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Schulze RJ, Komar J, Botte M, Allen WJ, Whitehouse S, Gold VA, Lycklama A Nijeholt JA, Huard K, Berger I, Schaffitzel C, Collinson I. (2014)

Membrane protein insertion and proton-motive-force-dependent secretion through the bacterial holo-translocon SecYEG-SecDF-YajC-YidC

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111(13):4844-4849. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1315901111
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Clerici M, Deniaud A, Boehm V, Gehring NH, Schaffitzel C, Cusack S. (2014)

Structural and functional analysis of the three MIF4G domains of nonsense-mediated decay factor UPF2

Nucleic Acids Res. 42(4):2673-2686. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1197
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Mesa P, Deniaud A, Montoya G, Schaffitzel C. (2013)

Directly from the source: endogenous preparations of molecular machines

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 23(3):319-325. doi: 10.1016/
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von Loeffelholz O, Knoops K, Ariosa A, Zhang X, Karuppasamy M, Huard K, Schoehn G, Berger I, Shan SO, Schaffitzel C. (2013)

Structural basis of signal sequence surveillance and selection by the SRP-FtsY complex

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 20(5):604-610. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2546
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Bieniossek C, Papai G, Schaffitzel C, Garzoni F, Chaillet M, Scheer E, Papadopoulos P, Tora L, Schultz P, Berger I. (2013)

The architecture of human general transcription factor TFIID core complex

Nature 493(7434):699-702. doi: 10.1038/nature11791
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Lunin VY, Lunina NL, Casutt MS, Knoops K, Schaffitzel C, Steuber J, Fritz G, Baumstark MW. (2012)

Low-resolution structure determination of Na(+)-translocating NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase from Vibrio cholerae by ab initio phasing and electron microscopy

Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 68(Pt 6):724-731. doi: 10.1107/s0907444912012012
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Knoops K, Schoehn G, Schaffitzel C. (2012)

Cryo-electron microscopy of ribosomal complexes in cotranslational folding, targeting, and translocation

Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA 3(3):429-441. doi: 10.1002/wrna.119
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Vijayachandran LS, Viola C, Garzoni F, Trowitzsch S, Bieniossek C, Chaillet M, Schaffitzel C, Busso D, Romier C, Poterszman A, Richmond TJ, Berger I. (2011)

Robots, pipelines, polyproteins: enabling multiprotein expression in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

J. Struct. Biol. 175(2):198-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2011.03.007
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Estrozi LF, Boehringer D, Shan SO, Ban N, Schaffitzel C. (2011)

Cryo-EM structure of the E. coli translating ribosome in complex with SRP and its receptor

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 18(1):88-90. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1952
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von Loeffelholz O, Botte M, Schaffitzel C. (2011)

Escherichia coli cotranslational targeting and translocation

In: (various eds.), Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester.doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023170
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Schaffitzel C, Postberg J, Paeschke K, Lipps HJ. (2010)

Probing telomeric G-quadruplex DNA structures in cells with in vitro generated single-chain antibody fragments

Methods Mol. Biol. 608:159-181. doi: 10.1007/978-1-59745-363-9_11
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Bieniossek C, Nie Y, Frey D, Olieric N, Schaffitzel C, Collinson I, Romier C, Berger P, Richmond TJ, Steinmetz MO, Berger I. (2009)

Automated unrestricted multigene recombineering for multiprotein complex production

Nat. Methods 6(6):447-450. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.1326
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Nie Y, Bieniossek C, Frey D, Olieric N, Schaffitzel C. (2009)

ACEMBLing multigene expression vectors by recombineering

Protocol Exchange doi: 10.1038/nprot.2009.104
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Kohler R, Boehringer D, Greber B, Bingel-Erlenmeyer R, Collinson I, Schaffitzel C, Ban N. (2009)

YidC and Oxa1 form dimeric insertion pores on the translating ribosome

Mol. Cell 34(3):344-353. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2009.04.019
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Jiang L, Schaffitzel C, Bingel-Erlenmeyer R, Ban N, Korber P, Koning RI, de Geus DC, Plaisier JR, Abrahams JP. (2009)

Recycling of aborted ribosomal 50S subunit-nascent chain-tRNA complexes by the heat shock protein Hsp15

J. Mol. Biol. 386(5):1357-1367. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.10.079
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Zhang X, Schaffitzel C, Ban N, Shan SO. (2009)

Multiple conformational switches in a GTPase complex control co-translational protein targeting

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106(6):1754-1759. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0808573106
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Merz F, Boehringer D, Schaffitzel C, Preissler S, Hoffmann A, Maier T, Rutkowska A, Lozza J, Ban N, Bukau B, Deuerling E. (2008)

Molecular mechanism and structure of Trigger Factor bound to the translating ribosome

EMBO J. 27(11):1622-1632. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2008.89
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Bingel-Erlenmeyer R, Kohler R, Kramer G, Sandikci A, Antolić S, Maier T, Schaffitzel C, Wiedmann B, Bukau B, Ban N. (2008)

A peptide deformylase-ribosome complex reveals mechanism of nascent chain processing

Nature 452(7183):108-111. doi: 10.1038/nature06683
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Rutkowska A, Mayer MP, Hoffmann A, Merz F, Zachmann-Brand B, Schaffitzel C, Ban N, Deuerling E, Bukau B. (2008)

Dynamics of trigger factor interaction with translating ribosomes

J. Biol. Chem. 283(7):4124-4132. doi: 10.1074/jbc.m708294200
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Gemperli AC, Schaffitzel C, Jakob C, Steuber J. (2007)

Transport of Na(+) and K (+) by an antiporter-related subunit from the Escherichia coli NADH dehydrogenase I produced in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Arch. Microbiol. 188(5):509-521. doi: 10.1007/s00203-007-0272-3
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Schaffitzel C, Ban N. (2007)

Generation of ribosome nascent chain complexes for structural and functional studies

J. Struct. Biol. 158(3):463-471. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2007.01.005
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Fitzgerald DJ, Schaffitzel C, Berger P, Wellinger R, Bieniossek C, Richmond TJ, Berger I. (2007)

Multiprotein expression strategy for structural biology of eukaryotic complexes

Structure 15(3):275-279. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2007.01.016
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Berger I, Schaffitzel C, Bieniossek C. (2007)

Nucleic Acid Science – The Excitement of Discovery: Annual Symposium of the Chemical Society Zurich CGZ, Zurich, October 26, 2007

Chimia (Aarau) 61(12):837-841.
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Schaffitzel C, Ban N. (2006)

Ribosome, High Resolution Structure and Function

In: Meyers RA (ed.), Proteins. From Analytics to Structural Genomics, vol 1. Wiley-Blackwell. pp 487-514.

Fitzgerald DJ, Berger P, Schaffitzel C, Yamada K, Richmond TJ, Berger I. (2006)

Protein complex expression by using multigene baculoviral vectors

Nat. Methods 3(12):1021-1032. doi: 10.1038/nmeth983
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Schaffitzel C, Oswald M, Berger I, Ishikawa T, Abrahams JP, Koerten HK, Koning RI, Ban N. (2006)

Structure of the E. coli signal recognition particle bound to a translating ribosome

Nature 444(7118):503-506. doi: 10.1038/nature05182
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Schaffitzel C, Ban N. (2006)

Ribosome, high resolution structure and function

In: Meyers RA (ed.), Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, vol 12. 2 edn. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. pp 483-512.doi: 10.1002/3527600906.mcb.200400076

Mitra K, Schaffitzel C, Fabiola F, Chapman MS, Ban N, Frank J. (2006)

Elongation arrest by SecM via a cascade of ribosomal RNA rearrangements

Mol. Cell 22(4):533-543. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2006.05.003
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Berger P, Berger I, Schaffitzel C, Tersar K, Volkmer B, Suter U. (2006)

Multi-level regulation of myotubularin-related protein-2 phosphatase activity by myotubularin-related protein-13/set-binding factor-2

Hum. Mol. Genet. 15(4):569-579. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddi473
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Mitra K, Schaffitzel C, Shaikh T, Tama F, Jenni S, Brooks CL 3rd, Ban N, Frank J. (2005)

Structure of the E. coli protein-conducting channel bound to a translating ribosome

Nature 438(7066):318-324. doi: 10.1038/nature04133
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Schaffitzel C, Zahnd C, Amstutz P, Luginbühl B, Plückthun A. (2005)

In vitro Selection and Evolution of Protein-Ligand Interactions by Ribosome Display

In: Golemis E, Adams P (eds.), Protein-Protein Interactions: A Molecular Cloning Manual. 2 edn. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, New York. pp 517-548.


Schaffitzel C, Ban N. (2004)

Structural Basis of Protein Synthesis

In: Pifat-Mrzljak G (ed.), Supramolecular Structure and Function 8. Springer US. pp 1-13.doi: 10.1007/0-306-48662-8_1


Berger P, Schaffitzel C, Berger I, Ban N, Suter U. (2003)

Membrane association of myotubularin-related protein 2 is mediated by a pleckstrin homology-GRAM domain and a coiled-coil dimerization module

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 100(21):12177-12182. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2132732100
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Berger I, Bieniossek C, Schaffitzel C, Hassler M, Santelli E, Richmond TJ. (2003)

Direct interaction of Ca2+/calmodulin inhibits histone deacetylase 5 repressor core binding to myocyte enhancer factor 2

J. Biol. Chem. 278(20):17625-17635. doi: 10.1074/jbc.m301646200
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Jönsson F, Postberg J, Schaffitzel C, Lipps HJ. (2002)

Organization of the macronuclear gene-sized pieces of stichotrichous ciliates into a higher order structure via telomere-matrix interactions

Chromosome Res. 10(6):445-453. doi: 10.1023/a:1021065512933
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Schaffitzel C, Plückthun A. (2001)

Protein-fold evolution in the test tube

Trends Biochem. Sci. 26(10):577-579. doi: 10.1016/s0968-0004(01)01959-4
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Schaffitzel C, Berger I, Postberg J, Hanes J, Lipps HJ, Plückthun A. (2001)

In vitro generated antibodies specific for telomeric guanine-quadruplex DNA react with Stylonychia lemnae macronuclei

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(15):8572-8577. doi: 10.1073/pnas.141229498
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Hanes J, Schaffitzel C, Knappik A, Plückthun A. (2000)

Picomolar affinity antibodies from a fully synthetic naive library selected and evolved by ribosome display

Nat. Biotechnol. 18(12):1287-1292. doi: 10.1038/82407
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Plückthun A, Schaffitzel C, Hanes J, Jermutus L. (2000)

In vitro selection and evolution of proteins

Adv. Protein Chem. 55:367-403. doi: 10.1016/s0065-3233(01)55009-3
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Schaffitzel C, Hanes J, Jermutus L, Plückthun A. (1999)

Ribosome display: an in vitro method for selection and evolution of antibodies from libraries

J. Immunol. Methods 231(1-2):119-135. doi: 10.1016/s0022-1759(99)00149-0
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Hanes J, Jermutus L, Schaffitzel C, Plückthun A. (1999)

Comparison of Escherichia coli and rabbit reticulocyte ribosome display systems

FEBS Lett. 450(1-2):105-110. doi: 10.1016/s0014-5793(99)00475-5
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Schaffitzel C, Berg M, Dimroth P, Pos KM. (1998)

Identification of an Na+-dependent malonate transporter of Malonomonas rubra and its dependence on two separate genes

J. Bacteriol. 180(10):2689-2693.
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