Alisdair Boraston
Alisdair Boraston
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Victoria
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Carbohydrate-binding modules: fine-tuning polysaccharide recognition
AB Boraston, DN Bolam, HJ Gilbert, GJ Davies
Biochemical journal 382 (3), 769-781, 2004
Pseudomonas cellulose-binding domains mediate their effects by increasing enzyme substrate proximity
Biochemical journal 331 (3), 775-781, 1998
Understanding the biological rationale for the diversity of cellulose-directed carbohydrate-binding modules in prokaryotic enzymes
AW Blake, L McCartney, JE Flint, DN Bolam, AB Boraston, HJ Gilbert, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (39), 29321-29329, 2006
Characterization and affinity applications of cellulose-binding domains
P Tomme, A Boraston, B McLean, J Kormos, AL Creagh, K Sturch, ...
Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications 715 (1 …, 1998
Human gut Bacteroidetes can utilize yeast mannan through a selfish mechanism
F Cuskin, EC Lowe, MJ Temple, Y Zhu, EA Cameron, NA Pudlo, NT Porter, ...
Nature 517 (7533), 165, 2015
Advances in understanding the molecular basis of plant cell wall polysaccharide recognition by carbohydrate-binding modules
HJ Gilbert, JP Knox, AB Boraston
Current opinion in structural biology 23 (5), 669-677, 2013
Restricted access of proteins to mannan polysaccharides in intact plant cell walls
SE Marcus, AW Blake, TAS Benians, KJD Lee, C Poyser, L Donaldson, ...
The Plant Journal 64 (2), 191-203, 2010
Iminosugar glycosidase inhibitors: structural and thermodynamic dissection of the binding of isofagomine and 1-deoxynojirimycin to β-glucosidases
DL Zechel, AB Boraston, T Gloster, CM Boraston, JM Macdonald, ...
Journal of the American Chemical Society 125 (47), 14313-14323, 2003
Analysis of binding of the family 2a carbohydrate-binding module from Cellulomonas fimi xylanase 10A to cellulose: specificity and identification of functionally important …
BW McLean, MR Bray, AB Boraston, NR Gilkes, CA Haynes, DG Kilburn
Protein engineering 13 (11), 801-809, 2000
Differential oligosaccharide recognition by evolutionarily-related β-1, 4 and β-1, 3 glucan-binding modules
AB Boraston, D Nurizzo, V Notenboom, V Ducros, DR Rose, DG Kilburn, ...
Journal of molecular biology 319 (5), 1143-1156, 2002
Differential recognition of plant cell walls by microbial xylan-specific carbohydrate-binding modules
L McCartney, AW Blake, J Flint, DN Bolam, AB Boraston, HJ Gilbert, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (12), 4765-4770, 2006
Bacteria of the human gut microbiome catabolize red seaweed glycans with carbohydrate-active enzyme updates from extrinsic microbes
JH Hehemann, AG Kelly, NA Pudlo, EC Martens, AB Boraston
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (48), 19786-19791, 2012
Binding specificity and thermodynamics of a family 9 carbohydrate-binding module from Thermotoga maritima xylanase 10A
AB Boraston, AL Creagh, MM Alam, JM Kormos, P Tomme, CA Haynes, ...
Biochemistry 40 (21), 6240-6247, 2001
Structural biology of pectin degradation by Enterobacteriaceae
DW Abbott, AB Boraston
Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 72 (2), 301-316, 2008
Crystal Structures of the Family 9 Carbohydrate-Binding Module from Thermotoga maritima Xylanase 10A in Native and Ligand-Bound Forms,
V Notenboom, AB Boraston, DG Kilburn, DR Rose
Biochemistry 40 (21), 6248-6256, 2001
Glycoside hydrolase carbohydrate-binding modules as molecular probes for the analysis of plant cell wall polymers
L McCartney, HJ Gilbert, DN Bolam, AB Boraston, JP Knox
Analytical biochemistry 326 (1), 49-54, 2004
On‐line monitoring and control of methanol concentration in shake‐flask cultures of Pichia pastoris
MM Guarna, GJ Lesnicki, BM Tam, J Robinson, CZ Radziminski, ...
Biotechnology and bioengineering 56 (3), 279-286, 1997
Recognition and hydrolysis of noncrystalline cellulose
AB Boraston, E Kwan, P Chiu, RAJ Warren, DG Kilburn
Journal of biological chemistry 278 (8), 6120-6127, 2003
Evidence that family 35 carbohydrate binding modules display conserved specificity but divergent function
C Montanier, AL Van Bueren, C Dumon, JE Flint, MA Correia, JA Prates, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (9), 3065-3070, 2009
The biochemical properties of the Francisella pathogenicity island (FPI)-encoded proteins IglA, IglB, IglC, PdpB and DotU suggest roles in type VI secretion
OM de Bruin, BN Duplantis, JS Ludu, RF Hare, EB Nix, CL Schmerk, ...
Microbiology 157 (Pt 12), 3483, 2011
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