Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of N-acetylmannosamine kinase from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Rachel A North, Simona Seizova, Anja Stampfli, Sarah A Kessans, Hironori Suzuki, Michael DW Griffin, Marc Kvansakul, Renwick CJ Dobson
Acta Crystallographica Section F Structural Biology Communications | INT UNION CRYSTALLOGRAPHY | Published : 2014
Awarded by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Awarded by New Zealand Royal Society Marsden Fund
Awarded by US Army Research Office
We acknowledge the support and assistance of the friendly staff at the CSIRO Collaborative Crystallization Centre at CSIRO Material Science and Engineering, Parkville, Melbourne and the MX beamline scientists at the Australian Synchrotron, Victoria, Australia. Parts of this research were undertaken at the MX2 beamline of the Australian Synchrotron. Travel to the Australian Synchrotron was supported by the New Zealand Synchrotron Group. RCJD acknowledges the following for funding support, in part: (i) the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (contract UOCX1208); (ii) the New Zealand Royal Society Marsden Fund (contract UOC1013); and (iii) the US Army Research Laboratory and US Army Research Office under contract/grant number W911NF-11-1-0481. HS acknowledges FY 2012 Researcher Exchange Program between the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the Royal Society of New Zealand for salary support. We especially thank Jackie Healy for her mountainous technical support.