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Selected publications

Schmitt A, Jiang K, Camacho MI, Jonna VR, Hofer A, Westerlund F, Christie PJ and Berntsson RP-A (2018) PrgB Promotes Aggregation, Biofilm Formation, and Conjugation through DNA Binding and Compaction. Molecular Microbiology doi: 10.1111/mmi.13980 

Zhang S1, Berntsson RP-A1, Tepp WH, Tao L, Johnson EA, Stenmark P and Dong M (2017). Structural basis for the unique ganglioside and cell membrane binding mechanism of botulinum neurotoxin DC. Nature Communications doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01534-z

Hamark C1, Berntsson RP-A1, Masuyer G, Henriksson L, Gustafsson R, Stenmark P, and Widmalm G (2017). Glycans Confer Specificity to the Recognition of Ganglioside Receptors by Botulinum Neurotoxin A. Journal of American Chemical Society. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b09534

Dunny G. and Berntsson RP-A1. (2016) Enterococcal sex pheromones: evolutionary pathways to complex two-signal systems. Journal of Bacteriology 198: 1556-1562

Berntsson RP-A1, Odegrip R1, Sehlen W, Skaar K, Svensson LM, Massad T, Högbom M, Haggård-Ljungquist E, Stenmark P (2014). Structural insight into DNA binding and oligomerization of the multifunctional Cox protein of bacteriophage P2. Nucleic Acids Research 42: 2725-2735

Berntsson RP-A, Peng L, Dong M, Stenmark P (2013) Structure of dual receptor binding to Botulinum neurotoxin B. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3058

Berntsson RP-A1, Beek ter J1, Majsnerowska M1, Duurkens RH, Puri P, Poolman B, Slotboom D-J (2012) Structural divergence of paralogous S components from ECF-type ABC transporters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A 109: 13990-13995.

Klepsch MM, Kovermann M, Löw C, Balbach J, Permentier HP, Fusetti F, Gier de JW, Slotboom D-J, Berntsson RP-A (2011) Escherichia coli Peptide Binding Protein OppA Has a Preference for Positively Charged Peptides. Journal of Molecular Biology 414: 75–85

Berntsson RP-A, Doeven MK, Fusetti F, Duurkens RH, Sengupta D, Marrink S-J, Thunnissen A-MWH, Poolman B, Slotboom D-J (2009) The structural basis for peptide selection by the transport receptor OppA. EMBO Journal 28: 1332–1340