1. Toh, T., Baryalai, P., Nadeem, A., Min Aung, K., Chen, S., Persson, K., Persson, J., Uhlin, BE. and Wai, SN. Bacterial protein MakA causes suppression of tumour cell proliferation via inhibition of PIP5K1α/Akt signalling. Cell Death Dis13, 1024 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41419-022-05480-7
  2. Nadeem, A., Berg, A., Pace, H., Alam, A., Toh, E., Ådén, J, Zlatkov, N., Myint, LM., Persson, K., Gröbner, G., Sjöstedt, A., Bally, M., Barandun, J., Uhlin, BE. and Wai, SN. Protein-lipid interaction at low pH induces oligomerization of the MakA cytotoxin from Vibrio cholerae. eLife 2022;11:e73439 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73439
  3. Kurata T, Saha CK, Buttress JA, Mets T, Brodiazhenko T, Turnbull KJ, Awoyomi OF, Oliveira SRA, Jimmy S, Ernits K, Delannoy M, Persson K, Tenson T, Strahl H, Hauryliuk V, Atkinson GC. A hyperpromiscuous antitoxin protein domain for the neutralization of diverse toxin domains. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Feb 8;119(6):e2102212119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2102212119.PMID: 35121656
  4. Nadeem, A.,  Nagampalli, R., Toh, E., Alam, A., Myint, LM., Heidler, TV., Dongre, D., Zlatkov, N., Pace, H., Bano, F., Sjöstedt, A., Bally, M., Uhlin, BE., Wai, SN. and Persson, K. A tripartite cytolytic toxin formed by Vibrio cholerae proteins with flagellum-facilitated secretion.
  5. Ernits, K., Kjeldsen, C., Persson, K., Grigor, E.,Alamäe, T. and Visnapuu, T. Structural insight into a yeast maltase: the BaAG2 from blastobotrys adeninivorans with transglycosylating activity  Journal of Fungi, E-ISSN 2309-608X, Vol. 7, no 10, article id 816. https://doi.org/10.3390/jof7100816
  6. Graça, AT., Hall, M., Persson, K., Schröder, PW. High-resolution model of Arabidopsis Photosystem II reveals the structural consequences of digitonin-extraction. Rep 11, 15534, (2021) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94914-x
  7. Persson K, and Backman, L. Structural and functional characterization of a plant alpha-actinin. FEBS Open Bio. 2021 Jun 10. doi: 10.1002/2211-5463.13222.
  8. Nadeem, A., Alam, A., Toh, E., Mint, SL., Rehman, Z., Liu, T., Arnqvist, A., wang, H., Zhu, H., Persson, K., Uhlin, BE., Sun Wai, SN. Phosphatidic acid-mediated binding and mammalian cell internalization of the Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin MakA (2021). PLoS Pathog doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009414.
  9. Nadeem, A., Aung, KM., Ray, T., Alam, A., Persson, K., Pal, A., Uhlin, BE., Sun Wai, SN. Suppression of β‐catenin signaling in colon carcinoma cells by a bacterial protein (2021). Int, J. cancer https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33562
  10. Heidler, T.V., Ernits, K., Ziolkowska, A., Claesson, R. & Persson, K. Porphyromonas gingivalis fimbrial protein Mfa5 contains a von Willebrand factor domain and an intramolecular isopeptide(2021).Commun Biol 4, 106
  11. Corkery, D. P., Nadeem, A., Aung, K. M., Hassan, A., Liu, T., Cervantes-Rivera, R., Lystad, A. H., Wang, H., Persson, K., Puhar, A., Simonsen, A., Uhlin, B. E., Wai, S. N. and Wu, Y. W. Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin MakA induces noncanonical autophagy resulting in the spatial inhibition of canonical autophagy. (2020). J Cell Sci
  12. Howe C, Moparthi VK, Ho FM, Persson K and Stensjö K. The Dps4 from Nostoc punctiforme ATCC 29133 is a member of His-type FOC containing Dps protein class that can be broadly found among cyanobacteria. Aug 1;14(8):e0218300. PLoS One(2019)
  13. Dongre, M., Singh, B., Aung, KW., Larsson, P., Persson, K., Askarian, F., Johannessen, M., von Hofsten, J., Persson, JL., Erhardt, S.,  Tuck, S., Uhlin, BE. and Wai, SN. Flagella-mediated secretion of a novel Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin affecting both vertebrate and invertebrate hosts (2018). Communication biology 59.
  14. Hall, M., Hasegawa, Y., Yoshimura, F. & Persson, K. Structural and functional characterization of shaft, anchor, and tip proteins of the Mfa1 fimbria from the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis. Sci. Rep 8, 1793 (2018).
  15. Esberg A, Sheng N, Mårell L, Claesson R, Persson K, Borén T, Strömberg N. Streptococcus mutans Adhesin Biotypes that Match and Predict Individual Caries Development. EBioMedicine 24, 205-215 (2017).
  16. Hall, M., Wagner, R., Lam, X.T., Funk, C. & Persson, K. (2017) The HhoA protease from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 – Novel insights into structure and activity regulation. J Struct Biol 198, 147-153
  17. Hasegawa, Y., Iijima, Y., Persson, K., Nagano, K. Yoshida, Y., Lamont, R., J.Kikuchi, T.Mitani, A. & Yoshimura, F. (2016). “Role of Mfa5 in Expression of Mfa1 Fimbriae in Porphyromonas gingivalis”. J Dent Res pii: 0022034516655083
  18. Addario, B., Sandblad, L., Persson, K. & Backman, L. (2016). ”Characterisation of Schizosaccharomyces pombe alpha-actinin”. PeerJ 4, e1858
  19. Kloppsteck, P., Hall, M., Hasegawa, Y. & Persson, K. (2016). ”Structure of the fimbrial protein Mfa4 from Porphyromonas gingivalis in its precursor form: implications for a donor-strand complementation mechanism.” Sci Rep 6, 22945. DOI 10.1038/srep22945
  20. Hall, M., Nylander, Å., Jenkinson F. H. and Persson, K. (2014) “Structure of the C-terminal domain of AspA (antigen I/II-family) protein from Streptococcus pyogenesFEBS Open Bio 4C, pp. 283-289 DOI: 10.1016/j.fob.2014.02.012
  21. Nylander, Å., Svensäter, G., Senadheera, D., Cvitkovitch,D., Davies, J. and Persson, K. (2013). “Structural and functional analysis of the N-terminal domain of the Streptococcus gordonii adhesin Sgo0707.” PLoS One 8(5): e63768.
  22. Persson, K., Esberg, A., Claesson, R. and Strömberg, N. (2012). “The pilin protein FimP from Actinomyces oris: crystal structure and sequence analyses.” PLoS One 7(10): e48364.
  23. Landström, J., Persson, K., Rademacher, C., Lundborg, M., Wakarchuk, W., Peters, T. and Widmalm, G. (2012). “Small molecules containing hetero-bicyclic ring systems compete with UDP-Glc for binding to WaaG glycosyltransferase.” Glycoconj J 29(7): 491-502.
  24. Persson, K. (2011). “Crystallization of the fimbrial protein FimP from Actinomyces oris and of a triple Ile-to-Met mutant engineered to facilitate selenomethionine labelling.” Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 67(Pt 10): 1207-1210.
  25. Persson K. (2011). Crystal structure of the sortase AcSrtC-1 from Actinomyces oris. Acta Crystallographica Sect D-Biological Crystallography 67, 212-217.
  26. Nylander, Å., Forsgren, N. and Persson K. (2011) Structure of the surface antigen SpaP C-terminal domain from the caries pathogen Streptococcus mutans.Acta Crystallographica Section F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 67, 23-26
  27. Forsgren, N., Lamont, R. J. & Persson, K. (2010). Two Intramolecular Isopeptide Bonds are Identified in the Crystal Structure of the Streptococcus gordonii SspB C-terminal Domain. J. Mol. Biol 397, 740-751.
  28. Forsgren, N., Lamont, R. J. & Persson, K. (2009). A crystallizable form of the Streptococcus gordonii surface antigen SspB C-domain obtained by limited proteolysis. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 65, 712-4. Contribution:
  29. Forsgren, N., Lamont, R. J. & Persson, K. (2009). Crystal structure of the variable domain of the Streptococcus gordonii surface protein SspB. Protein Sci. 18(9):1896-905
  30. Eriksson, H. M., Persson, K., Zhang, S. & Wieslander, K. (2009). High-yield expression and purification of a monotopic membrane glycosyltransferase. Protein Expr Purif 66, 143-8.
  31. Drobni, M., Hallberg, K., Ohman, U., Birve, A., Persson, K., Johansson, I. & Stromberg, N. (2006). Sequence analyses of fimbriae subunit FimA proteins on Actinomyces naeslundii genospecies 1 and 2 and Actinomyces odontolyticus with variant carbohydrate binding specificities. BMC Microbiology 6, 43.
  32. Ye, L., Li, Y. L., Mellstrom, K., Mellin, C., Bladh, L. G., Koehler, K., Garg, N., Garcia Collazo, A. M., Litten, C., Husman, B., Persson, K., Ljunggren, J., Grover, G., Sleph, P. G., George, R. & Malm, J. (2003). Thyroid receptor ligands. 1. Agonist ligands selective for the thyroid receptor beta1. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 46, 1580-8.
  33. Persson, K., Ly, H. D., Dieckelmann, M., Wakarchuk, W. W., Withers, S. G. & Strynadka, N. C. (2001). Crystal structure of the retaining galactosyltransferase LgtC from Neisseria meningitidis in complex with donor and acceptor sugar analogs. Nature Structural Biology 8, 166-75.
  34. Dobritzsch, D., Persson, K., Schneider, G. & Lindqvist, Y. (2001). Crystallization and preliminary X-ray study of pig liver dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase. Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 57, 153-5.
  35. Zhong, L., Persson, K., Sandalova, T., Schneider, G. & Holmgren, A. (2000). Purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic data for rat cytosolic selenocysteine 498 to cysteine mutant thioredoxin reductase. Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 56, 1191-3.
  36. Persson, K., Schneider, G., Jordan, D. B., Viitanen, P. V. & Sandalova, T. (1999). Crystal structure analysis of a pentameric fungal and an icosahedral plant lumazine synthase reveals the structural basis for differences in assembly. Protein Science 8, 2355-65
  37. Achour, A., Harris, R. A., Persson, K., Sundback, J., Sentman, C. L., Schneider, G., Lindqvist, Y. & Karre, K. (1999). Murine class I major histocompatibility complex H-2Dd: expression, refolding and crystallization. Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 55, 260-2
  38. Achour, A., Persson, K., Harris, R. A., Sundback, J., Sentman, C. L., Lindqvist, Y., Schneider, G. & Karre, K. (1998). The crystal structure of H-2Dd MHC class I complexed with the HIV-1-derived peptide P18-I10 at 2.4 A resolution: implications for T cell and NK cell recognition. Immunity 9, 199-208.

Peer-reviewed review articles in scientific journals

  1. Brady LJ, Maddocks SE, Larson MR, Forsgren N, Persson K, Deivanayagam CC, Jenkinson HF. (2010) The changing faces of Streptococcus antigen I/II polypeptide family adhesins. Mol Microbiol. 77(2):276-86.
  2. Persson, K. & Schneider, G. (2000). Three-dimensional structures of MHC class I-peptide complexes: implications for peptide recognition. Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis 48, 135-42.


Peer-reviewed book chapters

  1. Heidler, T. and Persson, K. Crystallization of Recombinant Fimbrial Proteins Methods Mol Biol. 2021;2210:87-96. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0939-2_9.
  2. Backman, L and Persson, K. The No-Nonsens SDS-PAGE. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1721:89-94. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7546-4_8
  3. Persson, K. and Backman, L. Crystallization of Recombinant α-Actinin and Related Proteins. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1721:95-103. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7546-4_9.