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Dr Vijaykumar Karuppiah (BEng, PhD) - publications

List of publications


  • Lygidakis, A., Karuppiah, V., Hoeven, R., Ni Cheallaigh, A., Leys, D., Gardiner, J., ... Scrutton, N. (2016). Pinpointing a mechanistic switch between ketoreduction and ‘ene’-reduction in short chain dehydrogenases/reductases. Angewandte Chemie. . Publication link: e7045146-846b-4b51-8014-aeb434db3a5e



  • Collins, R. F., Hassan, D., Karuppiah, V., Thistlethwaite, A., & Derrick, J. P. (2013). Structure and mechanism of the PilF DNA transformation ATPase from Thermus thermophilus. Biochemical Journal, 450(2), 417-425. DOI:10.1042/BJ20121599. Publication link: de8ee904-7dc4-4f1c-9b31-42623d0e4a8a
  • Karuppiah, V., Collins, R. F., Thistlethwaite, A., Gao, Y., & Derrick, J. P. (2013). Structure and assembly of an inner membrane platform for initiation of type IV pilus biogenesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(48), E4638-E4647. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1312313110. Publication link: c6587567-3ae4-438c-be23-6eb9b53bb595



  • Karuppiah, V., Hassan, D., Saleem, M., & Derrick, J. P. (2010). Structure and oligomerization of the PilC type IV pilus biogenesis protein from Thermus thermophilus. Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, 78(9), 2049-2057. DOI:10.1002/prot.22720. Publication link: 0096b4e8-48de-4934-86e0-e140aabac81e
  • Karuppiah, V. (2010). Structural Studies of Type IV Pilus Biogenesis Proteins Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK. Publication link: da072108-b067-4c63-9e11-f5a2d88de45b