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31) Guzzo, C.R., Silva, L.R., Galvao-Botton, L.M.P., Barbosa, J.A.R.G. and Farah, C.S. (2006) Expression, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of SufE (XAC2355) from Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri. Acta Crystallographica Section F. 62, 268-270.

30) Guzzo, C.R., Nagem, R.A.P., Galvão-Botton, L.M.P, Guimarães, B.G., Medrano, F.J., Barbosa, J.A.R.G. and Farah, C.S. (2005) Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of YaeQ (XAC2396) from Xanthomonas axonopodis pv citri. Acta Crystallographica Section F 61, 493-495.

29) Alegria, M.C., Souza, D. P., Andrade, M.O., Docena, C.,  Khater, L., Ramos, C.H.I., da Silva, A.C.R., Farah, C.S. (2005) Identification of new protein-protein interactions involving the products of the chromosome - and plasmid – encoded type IV secretion loci of the phytopathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri. J. Bacteriology, 187, 2315-2325.

28) Corrêa, F. and Farah, C.S. (2005) Using 5-hydroxytryptophan as a probe to follow protein-protein interactions and protein folding transitions. Protein and Peptide Letters 12, 241-244.

27) Tiroli A.O, Tasic, L., Oliveira, C.L.P., Bloch, C. Torriani, I, Farah, C.S., and Ramos, C.H.I. (2005)  Identification of the contacts in the regulatory subunit of TnC-TnI by analyses of single-chain chimeras, Eur. J. Biochem/FEBS Journal 272, 779–790.

26) Alegria, M.C., Docena, C.,  Khater, L., Ramos, C.H.I., da Silva, A.C.R., Farah, C.S. (2004) New protein-protein interactions identified for the regulatory and structural components and substrates of  the type III secretion system of the phytopathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv citri.  J. Bacteriology 186, 6186-6197.

25) Holthauzen, L.M.F. Corrêa, F and Farah, C.S. (2004) Ca2+-induced rolling of tropomyosin in muscle thin filaments: the ?- and ?-band concept revisited. J. Biol. Chem. 279, 15204-15213.

24) Katsuyama, A.M., Cicero, D.O., Spisni , A., Paci, M., Farah, C.S. and Pertinhez, T.A. (2004) 1H, 15N and 13C resonance assignments of the ApaG protein of the phytopathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri.  Journal of Biomolecular NMR, 29, 423-424.

23) Paulucci, A.A., Katsuyama, A.M., Sousa, A.D. and Farah, C.S. (2004) A specific C-terminal deletion in tropomyosin results in a stronger head to tail interaction and increased polymerization. European Journal of Biochemistry 271, 589-600.

22) Galvão-Botton, L.M.P., Katsuyama, A.M.,  Guzzo, C.R., Almeida, F.C.L., Farah, C.S. and Valente, A.P. (2003) High-throughput Screening of Structural Proteomics Targets Using NMR FEBS Letters 552, 207-213.

21) Valencia, F.F., Paulucci, A.A., Quaggio, R.B. Da Silva, A.C.R., Farah, C.S. and Reinach, F.C. (2003) Parallel measurement of Ca2+-binding and fluorescence emission upon Ca2+ titration of recombinant skeletal muscle troponin C: Measurement of sequential calcium binding to the regulatory sites J. Biol. Chem. 278, 11007-11014.

20) Junqueira-de-Azevedo, I.L.M,  Pertinhez, T., Spisni, A., Carreño, F.R., Farah, C.S., and Ho, P.L. (2003) Cloning and expression of a new EF-hand protein from the venom glands of Bothrops insularis snake in E. coli. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1648, 90-98.

19) Paulucci, A.A. Hicks, L., Machado, A., Miranda, M.T. M., Kay, C.M. and Farah, C.S. (2002) Specific sequences determine the stability and cooperativity of folding of the C-terminal half of  tropomyosin. J. Biol. Chem. 277, 39574-39584.

18) Sousa, A.D. and Farah, C.S. (2002) Quantitative analysis of tropomyosin linear polymerization equilibrium as a function of ionic strength J. Biol. Chem. 277, 2081-2088.

17) da Silva, A.C.R., Ferro, J.A., Reinach, F.C., Farah, C.S. et al. (2002) Complete genome sequences of two Xanthomonas pathogens with similar genomes but different host specificities Nature 417,  459-463.

16) Reis, E.S., Baracho, G.V. Lima, A.S., Farah, C.S.  and Isaac, L. (2002) Homozygous hereditary C3 deficiency due to a stop codon Journal of Clinical Immunology  22, 321-330.

15) Ngai, S.-M., Pearlstone, J.R., Farah, C.S., Reinach, F.C., Smillie, L.B.
and Hodges, R.S. (2002) Structural and Functional Studies on Troponin I and
Troponin C Interactions (vol 83, pg 33-46, 2001), J. Cellular Biochem. 84, 847

14) Oliveira, D.M., Nakaie, C.R., Sousa, A.D., Farah, C.S. and Reinach, F.C. (2000) Mapping
the Activation Domain of Troponin T Responsible for Activation of Actomyosin ATPase
Activity: Identification of Residues Involved in Binding to Actin J. Biol. Chem. 275, 27513-

13) Farah, C.S. and Reinach, F.C. (1999) Regulatory Properties of Recombinant Tropomyosins Containing
5-Hydroxytryptophan: Ca2+-binding to troponin results in a conformational change in a region of
tropomyosin outside the troponin binding site. Biochemistry 38, 10543-10551.

12) Das, K., Ashby, K.D., Smirnov, A.V., Reinach, F.C., Petrich, J.W., and Farah, C.S. (1999)
Fluorescence Properties of Recombinant Tropomyosin Containing Tryptophan, 5-
Hydroxytryptophan and 7-Azatryptophan Photochem. Photobiol. 70, 719-730.

11) Malnic, B., Farah, C.S. and Reinach, F.C. (1998) Regulatory Properties of the NH2- and COOH-
terminal domains of Troponin T: ATPase activation and binding to TnI and TnC J. Biol. Chem. 273,

10) Isaac, L. and Farah, C.S. (1998) A Combined PCR-Gapped Duplex Method for Site-directed
Mutagenesis BioTechniques 25, 758-759.

9) Isaac, L., Aivazian, D., Taniguchi-Sidle, A., Ebanks, R.O., Farah, C.S., Florido, M.P.C., Pangburn,
M.K. and Isenman, D.E. (1998) Native Conformations of Human Complement Components C3 and C4
Show Different Dependencies on Thioester Formation Biochem. J. 329, 705-712.

8) Van Eyk JE, Thomas LT, Tripet B, Wiesner RJ, Pearlstone JR, Farah CS, Reinach FC, Hodges RS
(1997) Distinct regions of troponin I regulate Ca2+-dependent activation and Ca2+-sensitivity of the
acto-S1-TM ATPase activity of the thin filament. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 10529-10537.

7) Reinach, F.C., Farah, C.S., Monteiro, P.B., and Malnic, B. (1997) Structural Interactions Responsible
for the Assembly of the Troponin Complex on the Muscle Thin Filament Cell Structure and Function 22,

6) Capurro, M.L., Marinotti, O., Farah, C.S., James, A.A. and Bianchi, A.G. (1997) The Nonvitellogenic
Female Protein of Musca domestica is an Adult-Specific Hexamerin Insect Molecular Biology 6, 97-104.

5) Farah, C.S. and Reinach, F.C. (1995) The Troponin Complex and Regulation of Muscle Contraction,
FASEB J. 9, 755-767.

4) Farah, C.S., Miyamoto, C.A., Ramos, C.H.I., da Silva, A.C.R., Quaggio, R.B., Fujimori, K., Smillie,
L.B., and Reinach, F.C. (1994) The Structural and Regulatory Functions of the NH2- and
COOH-terminal Regions of Skeletal Muscle Troponin I, J. Biol. Chem. 269, 5230-5240.

3) Glover, J.N.M., Farah, C.S., and Pulleyblank, D.E. (1990) The Separation and Structural
Characterization of H-DNA Conformers, Biochemistry 29, 11110-11115.

2) Pulleyblank, D.E., Glover, J.N.M., Farah, C.S., and Haniford, D.B. (1988) The Specificity of
'Single-Strand-Specific' Endonucleases: Probes of Phosphodiester Conformation in Double-Stranded
Nucleic Acids, in Unusual DNA Structures, Eds R.D. Wells and R.D.Hanvey (Springer-Verlag), pp.

1) Pulleyblank, D.E., Glover, J.M.M., Farah, C.S. and Haniford, D.B. (1987) Intermediate- Range
Transmission of Conformational Information in DNA, in Structure and Expression (Vol. 2): DNA and
its Drug Complexes, Eds. R.H. Sarma and M.H. Sarma (Adenine Press), pp. 95-104.
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