Advertisement
Research Article

Structural Characterization of Pandoraea pnomenusa B-356 Biphenyl Dioxygenase Reveals Features of Potent Polychlorinated Biphenyl-Degrading Enzymes

  • Christopher L. Colbert equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christopher L. Colbert, Nathalie Y. R. Agar, Pravindra Kumar

    christopher.colbert@ndsu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America, Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    X
  • Nathalie Y. R. Agar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christopher L. Colbert, Nathalie Y. R. Agar, Pravindra Kumar

    Affiliations: Department of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    X
  • Pravindra Kumar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christopher L. Colbert, Nathalie Y. R. Agar, Pravindra Kumar

    Affiliations: Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India, Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    X
  • Mathew N. Chakko,

    Affiliations: Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    X
  • Sangita C. Sinha,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

    X
  • Justin B. Powlowski,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    X
  • Lindsay D. Eltis,

    Affiliation: Departments of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    X
  • Jeffrey T. Bolin

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

    X
  • Published: January 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052550

About the Authors

Christopher L. Colbert, Sangita C. Sinha
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
Nathalie Y. R. Agar
Department of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Pravindra Kumar
Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
Mathew N. Chakko
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, Michigan, United States of America
Nathalie Y. R. Agar, Justin B. Powlowski
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Lindsay D. Eltis
Departments of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Christopher L. Colbert, Pravindra Kumar, Mathew N. Chakko, Jeffrey T. Bolin
Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: christopher.colbert@ndsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC NA PK MC JP LE JB. Performed the experiments: CC NA PK MC SCS. Analyzed the data: CC NA PK JP LE JB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CC NA PK JP LE JB. Wrote the paper: CC NA PK JP LE JB SCS.