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2. Martinell M, Salvatella X, Fernández-Carneado J, Gordo S, Feliz M, Menéndez M, Giralt, E. 2006. Synthetic ligands able to interact with the p53 tetramerization domain. Towards understanding a protein surface recognition event. ChemBioChem 7: 1105- 1113 PMID: 16795116

3. Campanero-Rhodes MA, Menéndez M, Saiz JL, Sanz L, Calvete JJ, Solís D. 2006. Zinc ions induce the unfolding and self-association of boar spermadhesin PSP-I, a protein with single cub domain architecture, and promote its binding to heparin. Biochemistry, 4: 8227- 8235. PMID: 16819821

4. Jiménez M, André S, Siebert HC, Gabius HJ, Solís D. 2006. AB-type lectin (toxin/agglutinin) from mistletoe: differences in affinity of the two galactoside-binding Trp/Tyr-sites and regulation of their functionality by monomer/dimer equilibrium. Glycobiology 16:926-37. PMID: 16774910

5. De la Fuente J, Eaton P, Barrientos AG, Menéndez M, Penadés S. 2005. Thermodynamic evidence for Ca2+-mediated self-aggregation of Lewis-X gold glyconanopaticles. A model for cell adhesión via carbohydrate-carbohydrate interactions. J. Am Chem Soc. 127: 6192- 6197. PMID: 15853323

6. Hermoso JA, Lagartera L, González A, García P, Martínez-Ripoll M, García JL, Menéndez M. 2005. Crystal structure of the modular teichoic acid phosphorylcholine esterase Pce from Streptococcus pneumoniae: insights into the mechanism of bacterial pathogenesis. Nat Struct Mol Biol 12:533-538. PMID: 15895092

7. Monterroso B, López-Zumel C, García, JL, Sáiz JL, García P, Campillo NE, Menéndez, M. 2005. Unraveling the structure of pneumococcal autolytic lysozyme. Biochem J. 391: 41- 49. PMID: 15943581

8. Lagartera L. González A, Hermoso JA, Saiz JL, García P, García JL, Menéndez M. 2005. Pneumococcal phosphorylcholine esterase, Pce, contains a metal binuclear center that is essential for substrate binding and catalysis. Prot. Sci. 14: 3013- 3024. PMID: 16260756

9. Lagartera L, González A, Stelter M, García P, Kahn R, Menéndez M, Hermoso JA. 2005. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of the pneumococcal teichoic acid phosphorylcholine esterase Pce. Acta Crystallogr Sect F. Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 1, 61(Pt 2):221-224. PMID: 16511000

10. Campanero-Rhodes MA, Menéndez M, Saiz, JL, Sanz L, Calvete JJ, Solís D. 2005. Scrutinizing the stability of the spermadhesin PSP-I/PSP-II heterodimer: Effects of Zn2+ and acidic pH. The FEBS J. 272: 5663- 5670. PMID: 16262703

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