Matthew H. Sazinsky
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pomona College

 

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Sazinsky, M. H, LeMoine, B., Orofino, M., Davydov, R., Bencze, K., Mandal, A. K., Stemmler, T. L., Hoffman, B. M., ArgŁello, J. M., Rosenzweig, A. C. Characterization and Structure of a Novel Zn2+ and [2Fe-2S]-Containing Copper Chaperone from Archaeoglobus fulgidus. J. Biol. Chem. 2007, 282, 25950-25959.  

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Dunten, P., McCormick, M. S., Di Donato, A., Lippard, S. J. X-ray Structure of a Hydroxylase-Effector Protein Complex from a Hydrocarbon Oxidizing Multicomponent Monoxygenase. Biochemistry. 2006, 45, 15392-15404.

 

Rosenzweig, A. C. Sazinsky, M. H. Structural insights into dioxygen-activating copper enzymes.  Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 2006, 16, 729-735. 

 

McCormick, M. S., Sazinsky, M. H., Condon K. L., Lippard, S. J. X-ray Structure of Manganese(II) Reconstituted Toluene /o-Xylene Monooxygenase Hydroxylase, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15108-15110.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Lippard, S. J. Correlating Structure with Function in Bacterial Multicomponent Monooxygenases and Related Diiron Proteins.  Acc. Chem. Res. 2006, 39, 556-566.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Agarwal, S., ArgŁello, J. M., Rosenzweig A. C., Structure of the Actuator Domain from the Archaeoglobus fulgidus Cu+-ATPase. Biochemistry. 2006, 45, 9949-9955.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Mandal, A. K., ArgŁello, J. M., Rosenzweig, A. C. Structure and Characterization of the ATP Binding Domain from the Archaeoglobus fulgidus Copper Transporting P1-Type ATPase CopA. J. Biol. Chem. 2006, 281, 11161-11166.

 

Jackson Rudd, D. Sazinsky, M. H., Lippard, S. J., Hedman, B., Hodgson, K. O. X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Study of the Reduced Hydroxylases of Methane Monooxygenase and Toluene/o-Xylene Monooxygenase:  Differences in Active Site Structure and Effects of the Coupling Proteins MMOB and ToMOD. Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 4546-4554.

 

Lu, S., Sazinsky, M. H., Whittaker, J. W., Lippard, S. J.; Moenne-Loccoz, P. Fourier Transform Infrared Characterization of the Azido Complex of Methane Monooxygenase Hydroxylase from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath). J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 4148-4149.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Lippard, S. J. Product Bound Structures of the Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Hydroxylase from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath): Protein Motion in the a-Subunit. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 5814-5825.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Merkx, M., Tang, S., Lippard, S. J.  Coordination Chemistry at an Enzyme Active Site; Preparation and X-ray Structures of Metal-free, Dicobalt and Dimanganese Forms of Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Hydroxylase. Biochemistry. 2005, 43, 4579-4589

 

Jackson-Rudd, D., Sazinsky, M. H., Merkx, M., Lippard, S. J., Hedman, B., Hodgson, K. O.  Determination by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Fe-Fe Separation in the Oxidized Form of the Hydroxylase of Methane Monooxygenase Alone and in the Presence of MMOD. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 4579-4589.

 

Sazinsky, M. H., Bard, J., DiDonato, A., Lippard, S. J. Crystal Structure of the Toluene/ o-Xylene Monooxygenase Hydroxylase from Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1:  Insight into the Substrate Specificity, Substrate Channeling and Active Site Tuning of Multicomponent Monooxygenases J. Biol. Chem. 2004, 279, 10600-10610.

 

MacArthur, R., Sazinsky, M. H., Kuhne, H., Whittington, D. A., Lippard, S. J., Brudvig, G.  Component B Binding to the Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Hydroxylase by Saturation-Recovery EPR Spectroscopy of Spin-Labeled MMOB.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 13392-13393.

 

Merkx, M. Kopp, D. A., Sazinsky, M. H., Muller, J., Blazyk, J. B., Lippard, S. J. Dioxygen Activation and Methane Hydroxylation by Soluble Methane Monooxygenase:  A Tale of Two Irons and Three Proteins.  Angew Chem. Int. Edit. 2001, 40, 2782-2807.

 

Whittington, D. A., Sazinsky, M. H., and Lippard, S. J.  X-ray Crystal Structure of Alcohol Products Bound at the Active Site of Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Hydroxylase.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 1794-1795.

 

Jaffe, E. K., Volin, M., Bronson-Mullins, C. R., Dunbrack, D. L., Kervinen, J., Martins, J., Quinlan, J. F., Sazinsky, M. H., Steinhouse, E. M., Yeung, A. T.  An Artificial Gene for Human Porphobilinogen Synthase Allows Comparison of an Allelic Variation Implicated in Susceptibility to Lead Poisoning.  J. Biol. Chem.  2000, 275, 2619-2626.

 

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