Linda Kurz, Ph.D.

Linda Kurz
Research Professor Emeritus

Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Publications (PubMed / NIH)



Macromolecular Interactions and Molecular Recognition

Select Publications

Kurz L.C., Constantine C.Z., Jiang H., & Kappock T.J. (2009). “The partial substrate dethiaacetyl-coenzyme A mimics all critical carbon acid reactions in the condensation half-reaction catalyzed by Thermoplasma acidophilum citrate synthase.” Biochemistry. 2009 Aug 25;48(33):7878-91. doi: 10.1021/bi9006447. (Abstract)

Kurz L.C., Fite B., Jean J., Park J., Erpelding T., & Callis P. (2005). “Photophysics of tryptophan fluorescence: link with the catalytic strategy of the citrate synthase from Thermoplasma acidophilum.” Biochemistry. 2005 Feb 8;44(5):1394-413. (Abstract)

Kurz, L.C., Drysdale, G., Riley, M., Tomar, M.A., Chen, J., Russell, R.J.M. & Danson, M.J. (2000). “Kinetics and mechanism of the citrate synthase from the thermophilic archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum.” Biochemistry. 2000 Mar 7;39(9):2283-96. (Abstract)

Gu, Z., Drueckhammer, D.G., Kurz, L., Liu, K., Martin, D.P., & McDermott, A. (1999). “Solid state NMR studies of hydrogen bonding in a citrate synthase inhibitor complex.” Biochemistry. 1999 Jun 22;38(25):8022-31. (Abstract)

Deng H., Kurz L.C., Rudolph F.B. & Callender R. (1998). “Characterization of hydrogen bonding in the complex of adenosine deaminase with a transition state analogue: a Raman spectroscopic study.” Biochemistry. 1998 Apr 7;37(14):4968-76. (Abstract)