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The 3D structure of lipidic fibrils of α-synuclein

Authors Frieg B, Antonschmidt L, Dienemann C, Geraets JA, Najbauer EE, Matthes D, de Groot BL, Andreas LB, Becker S, Griesinger C, Schröder GF Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Nov 10;13(1):6810. Abstract α-synuclein misfolding and aggregation into fibrils is a common feature of α-synucleinopathies, such as Parkinson’s disease,
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Human mtRF1 terminates COX1 translation and its ablation induces mitochondrial ribosome-associated quality control

Authors Nadler F, Lavdovskaia E, Krempler A, Cruz-Zaragoza LD, Dennerlein S, Richter-Dennerlein R Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Oct 27;13(1):6406. Abstract Translation termination requires release factors that read a STOP codon in the decoding center and subsequently facilitate the hydrolysis of the nascent peptide chain from the peptidyl
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The clinical drug candidate anle138b binds in a cavity of lipidic α-synuclein fibrils

Authors Antonschmidt L, Matthes D, Dervişoğlu R, Frieg B, Dienemann C, Leonov A, Nimerovsky E, Sant V, Ryazanov S, Giese A, Schröder GF, Becker S, de Groot BL, Griesinger C, Andreas LB Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Sep 14;13(1):5385. Abstract Aggregation of amyloidogenic proteins is a characteristic of
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Selective optogenetic control of Gq signaling using human Neuropsin

Authors Wagdi A, Malan D, Sathyanarayanan U, Beauchamp JS, Vogt M, Zipf D, Beiert T, Mansuroglu B, Dusend V, Meininghaus M, Schneider L, Kalthof B, Wiegert JS, König GM, Kostenis E, Patejdl R, Sasse P, Bruegmann T Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Apr 1;13(1):1765. Author Correction: Nat Commun.
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Flexible auditory training, psychophysics, and enrichment of common marmosets with an automated, touchscreen-based system

Authors Calapai A, Cabrera-Moreno J, Moser T, Jeschke M Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Mar 28;13(1):1648. Abstract Devising new and more efficient protocols to analyze the phenotypes of non-human primates, as well as their complex nervous systems, is rapidly becoming of paramount importance. This is because with genome-editing
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White matter integrity in mice requires continuous myelin synthesis at the inner tongue

Authors Meschkat M, Steyer AM, Weil MT, Kusch K, Jahn O, Piepkorn L, Agüi-Gonzalez P, Phan NTN, Ruhwedel T, Sadowski B, Rizzoli SO, Werner HB, Ehrenreich H, Nave KA, Möbius W Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Mar 4;13(1):1163.  Abstract Myelin, the electrically insulating sheath on axons, undergoes dynamic
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Allosteric control of Ubp6 and the proteasome via a bidirectional switch

Authors Hung KYS, Klumpe S, Eisele MR, Elsasser S, Tian G, Sun S, Moroco JA, Cheng TC, Joshi T, Seibel T, Van Dalen D, Feng XH, Lu Y, Ovaa H, Engen JR, Lee BH, Rudack T, Sakata E, Finley D Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Feb 11;13(1):838. Abstract
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Structural basis for safe and efficient energy conversion in a respiratory supercomplex

Authors Kao WC, Ortmann de Percin Northumberland C, Cheng TC, Ortiz J, Durand A, von Loeffelholz O, Schilling O, Biniossek ML, Klaholz BP, Hunte C Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 27;13(1):545. Abstract Proton-translocating respiratory complexes assemble into supercomplexes that are proposed to increase the efficiency of energy
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The RNA methyltransferase METTL8 installs m3C32 modifications in mitochondrial tRNAThr/Ser(UCN) to optimise tRNA structure and translation

Authors Kleiber N, Lemus-Diaz N, Siller C, Heinrichs M, Mai MMQ, Hackert P, Richter-Dennerlein R, Höbartner C, Bohnsack KE, Bohnsack MT Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun 13, 209 (2022). Abstract Modified nucleotides in tRNAs are important determinants of folding, structure and function. Here we identify METTL8 as a mitochondrial
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Extracellular matrix remodeling through endocytosis and resurfacing of Tenascin-R

Authors Dankovich TM, Kaushik R, Olsthoorn LHM, Petersen GC, Giro PE, Kluever V, Agüi-Gonzalez P, Grewe K, Bao G, Beuermann S, Hadi HA, Doeren J, Klöppner S, Cooper BH, Dityatev A, Rizzoli SO Journal Nature Communications Citation Nat Commun. 2021 Dec 8;12(1):7129. Abstract The brain extracellular matrix (ECM) consists of
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