Torres, Jaume


Selected Publications

  1. K. Pervushin, E. Tan, K. Parthasarathy, X. Lin, F.L. Jiang, D. Yu, A. Vararattanavech, T.W. Soong, D.X. Liu and J. Torres (2009) Structure and inhibition of the SARS coronavirus envelope protein ion channel. PLoS Pathogens 5 (7).
  2. A. Bhunia, H. Mohanram, P.N. Domadia, J. Torres, and S. Bhattacharjya. Designed b-boomerang antiendotoxic and antimicrobial peptides: Structures and activities in lipopolysaccharide (2009). J. Biol. Chem. 284, 21991-22004.
  3. Vararattanavech, A., Lin, X., Torres, J., Tan, S.-M. (2009) Disruption of the integrin αLβ2 transmembrane domain interface by β2 Thr-686 mutation activates αLβ2 and promotes micro-clustering of the αL subunits. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 3239-3249.
  4. Peng, W.C., Lin, X., Torres, J. (2009) The strong dimerization of the transmembrane domain of the fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) is modulated by C-terminal juxtamembrane residues. Protein Science 18, 450-459.
  5. K. Parthasarathy, L. Ng, X. Lin, D.X. Liu, K.Pervushin, X. Gong and J. Torres (2008) Structural flexibility of the pentameric sars coronavirus envelope protein ion channel. Biophys. J. (Letters) 95, L39-L41.
  6. K. Parthasarathy, X. Lin, S. M. Tan, S. K. Alex Law, and J. Torres (2008) Transmembrane helices that form two opposite homodimeric interactions: an asparagine scan study of aM and β2 integrins. Protein Science 17:930-8.
  7. Gan S. W., L. Ng, X. Lin, X. Gong and J. Torres (2008) Structure and ion channel activity of the human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV) small hydrophobic protein transmembrane domain. Protein Science 17:813-20
  8. A. Vararattanavech, M-L. Tang, H.-Y. Li, C.-H. Wong, S.K. Alex Law, J. Torres, and S-M. Tan (2008) Permissive transmembrane heterodimerization is required for the expression of a functional integrin. Biochemical Journal. 410:495-502.
  9. Torres, J., Lin, X., Boonserm, P. (2008) A trimeric building block model for Cry toxins in vitro ion channel formation BBA - Biomembranes 1778:392-7
  10. Xin, L., S.M. Tan, S.K.A. Law, and J. Torres (2006) Unambiguous Prediction Of Human Integrin Transmembrane Heterodimer Interactions Using Only Homologous Sequences. Proteins: Struct., Funct., Bioinformatics. 65:274-279.
  11. J. Torres, K. Parthasarathy, X. Lin, R. Saravanan, A. Kukol and D.X. Liu. (2006) Model of a putative pore: the pentameric α-helical bundle of SARS coronavirus E protein in lipid bilayers. Biophys. J. 91, 938-947.
  12. P. Boonserm, S. Moonsom, C. Boonchoy, B. Promdonkoy, K. Parthasarathy and J. Torres (2006). Association of the components of the binary toxin from bacillus sphaericus in solution and with model lipid bilayers. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 342, 1273-1278.