Enzymology & Structural Biology

Journal Articles and Reviews:


[J7] Alex Bayés, Daniel Fernandez, Maria Sola, Aniebrys Marrero, Sonia Garcia-Pique, Francesc X. Aviles, Josep Vendrell and F. Xavier Gomis-Ruth.
Caught alter the act: a human A-type metallocarboxypeptidase in a product complex with a cleaved hexapeptide.
Biochemistry 2007 Jun;46(23): 6921-30.
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[J6] Alex Bayés, Mónica Rodríguez de la Vega, Josep Vendrell, Francesc X. Aviles, Maarten A. Jongsma and Jules Beekwilder.
Response of the Digestive System of Helicoverpa zea to Ingestion of Potato Carboxypeptidase Inhibitor and Isolation of a Lysine-specific Carboxypeptidase.
Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2006 Aug;36(8):654-64.
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[J5] Alex Bayés, Mireia Comellas-Bigler, Monica Rodríguez de la Vega, Klaus Maskos, Wolfram Bode, Francesc X. Aviles, Maarten A. Jongsma, Jules Beekwilder, and Josep Vendrell.
Structural basis of the resistance of an insect carboxypeptidase to plant protease inhibitors.
PNAS 2005 Nov 15;102(46):16602-7.

[J4] Bayés A, Tsetsenis T, Ventura S, Vendrell J, Aviles FX, Sotiropoulou G.
Human kallikrein 6 activity is regulated via an autoproteolytic mechanism of activation/inactivation.
Biological Chemistry 2004 Jun;385(6):517-24.

[J3] Bayés A, Sonnenschein A, Daura X, Vendrell J, Aviles FX.
Procarboxypeptidase A from the insect pest Helicoverpa armigera and its derived enzyme. Two forms with new functional properties.
European Journal of Biochemistry 2003 Jul;270(14):3026-35.

[J2] Gomis-Ruth FX, Bayés A, Sotiropoulou G, Pampalakis G, Tsetsenis T, Villegas V, Aviles FX, Coll M.
The structure of human prokallikrein 6 reveals a novel activation mechanism for the kallikrein family.
Journal of Biological Chemistry 2002 Jul 26;277(30):27273-81.

[J1] Eva Estébanez-Perpiña, Alex Bayés, Josep Vendrell, Maarten A. Jongsma, David P. Bown, John A Gatehouse, Robert Huber, Wolfram Bode, Francesc X. Avilés and David Reverter.
Crystal Structure of a Novel Mid-gut Procarboxypeptidase from the Cotton Pest Helicoverpa armigera.
Journal of Molecular Biology2001 Oct 26;313(3):629-38.


Book Chapters:


[BC1] Josep Vendrell, Francesc X Aviles & Alex Bayés. Insect gut carboxypeptidase-3. Handbook of proteolytic enzymes, 2013, 3rd Edition.