Seminars of Interest

Seminars of Interest

skip to events

calendar tabs

  •  All 
  • Grid
  • Month
  • Week
  • Day
  • (Selected tab) Detail

Event Detail Information

Event Detail Information

Speaker Dr. Joesph M. Jez
Date Jan 25, 2013
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  
Location B102 CLSL
Cost Free
Contact Cara L. Day
Phone 217.333.2013
Event type Seminar
Views 1525
Acyl acid amido synthetases of the GH3 family act as critical pre-receptor modulators of plant hormone action; however, the molecular basis for their hormone selectivity is unclear. Recent crystal structures of GH3 proteins (Westfall et al., 2012 Science 336, 1708) combined with biochemical analysis define how a highly adaptable three-dimensional scaffold is used for the evolution of promiscuous activity across an enzyme family for modulation of plant signaling molecules.
link for robots only


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Chemical Sciences
106 Noyes Lab
505 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL  61801
Professor Jonathan Sweedler
Director

(217) 333-5070
(217) 333-3120 fax
jsweedle [at] illinois [dot] edu
Please send comments and suggestions to:
scs_web [at] scs [dot] illinois [dot] edu