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Immacolata Venditto

Immacolata Venditto was appointed as ESR in WallTraC at the University of Lisbon on 1 October 2011 for a period of 3 years.

Immacolata Venditto

PhD project: Structure and function of novel Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes (CAZymes) and Carbohydrate Binding Modules (CBMs) involved in plant cell wall degradation

Research interests: Molecular Biology, biochemistry, protein-carbohydrate interactions, carbohydrate active enzymes, carbohydrate binding modules, protein structure.

Organisation: University of Lisbon

Contact:immacolata.venditto(at)yahoo.it

LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/pub/immacolata-venditto

Thesis

Structure and Function of Novel Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes (CAZymes) and Carbohydrate-Binding Modules (CBMs) involved in Plant Cell Wall degradation. Defended on 16 January 2015.

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Scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals

A.J. Piresa, T. Ribeiroa, A. Thompsonb, I. Vendittoa, V.O. Fernandesa,c, P. Bukea, H. Santosa, V.D. Alvesa, V. Piresa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, C.M.G.A. Fontesa, S. Najmudina (aU.lisbon, bSynchrotron Soleil, cNZYTech). Purification and crystallographic studies of a putative carbohydrate-binding module from the Ruminococcus flavefaciens FD-1 endoglucanase Cel5A. Acta Christallographica Section F-Structural Biology Communications, Vol. 71, pp. 958-961, part 8 (2015)

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I. Vendittoa, S. Najmudina, A.S. Luísb, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, K. Sakkac, J.P. Knoxd, H.J. Gilbertb, and C.M.G.A. Fontesa (aU.Lisbon, bU.Newcastle, cU.Mie, dU.Leeds). Family 46 Carbohydrate-Binding Modules contribute to the enzymatic hydrolysis of xyloglucan and β-1,3-1,4-glucans through distinct mechanisms. The Journal Of Biological Chemistry Vol.290, NO.8 (2015)

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I. Vendittoa, A. Goyalb, A. Thompsonc, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and S. Najmudina (aU.Lisbon, bIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati, cSynchrotron SOLEIL).Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic studies of a novel noncatalytic carbohydrate- binding module from the Ruminococcus flavefaciens cellulosome. Acta Crystallographica Section F. F70, 45-48 (2015)

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I. Venditto, M.S.J. Centeno, L.M.A. Ferreira, C.M.G.A. Fontes and S. Najmudin(U.Lisbon).Expression, purification and crystallization of a novel carbohydrate-binding module from the Ruminococcus flavefaciens cellulosome. Acta Cryst. F70, 1653-1656 (2014)

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I. Vendittoa, H. Santosa, J.Sandyb, J. Sanchez‐Weatherbyb, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, K. Sakkac, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and S. Najmudina (aU.Lisbon, bDiamond Light Source, cU.Mie).Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of a trimodular endo-β-1,4-glucanase (Cel5B) from Bacillus halodurans. Acta Crystallographica Section F. F70, 1628-1630 (2014)

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I. Vendittoa, H. Santosa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, K. Sakkab, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and S. Najmudina (aU.Lisbon, bU.Mie). Overproduction, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of the family 46 carbohydrate-binding module (CBM46) of endo-β-1,4-glucanase B (CelB) from Bacillus halodurans. Acta Crystallographica Section F. F70, 754-757 (2014)

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A.K. Verma, A. Goyal, F. Freire, P. Bule, I. Venditto, J.L.A. Brás, H. Santos, V. Cardoso, C. Bonifácio, A. Thompson, M.J. Romão, J.A.M. Prates, L.M.A. Ferreira, C.M.G.A.Fontes and Shabir Najmudin (U.Lisbon). Overexpression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of glucuronoxylan xylanohydrolase (Xyn30A) from Clostridium thermocellum. Acta Cryst. F, Vol.69, issue 12, pp 1440-1442 (2013)

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A.S. Luísa, I. Vendittoa, M.J. Templeb, A.Rogowskib, A.Basléb, J.Xuec, J.P. Knoxc, J.A.M. Pratesa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, C.M.G.A. Fontesa, S. Najmudina, and H.J. Gilbertb (aU.Lisbon, bU.Newcastle, cU.Leeds). Understanding How Noncatalytic Carbohydrate Binding Modules Can Display Specificity for Xyloglucan. The Journal Of Biological Chemistry Vol.288,NO.7,pp.4799–4809 (2013)

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I. Vendittoa, A. Basléb, A.S. Luísa, M.J. Templeb, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, C.M.G.A. Fontesa, H.J. Gilbertb and S. Najmudina(aU.Lisbon, bU.Newcastle). Overproduction, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of the C-terminal family 65 carbohydrate-binding module (CBM65B) of endoglucanase Cel5A from Eubacterium cellulosolvens. Acta Crystallographica Section F. F69, 191–194 (2013)

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Oral presentations

I. Vendittoa, S. Najmudina , V. Fernandesa , B. Henrissatb, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, M. Gro Rydahlc, W.G.T. Willatsc, H. J. Gilbertd  and C.M.G.A. Fontesa (aU. Lisbon, bCNRS, cU.Copenhagen, dU.Newcastle). Structure and function of novel CAZymes and CBMs involved in plant cell wall degradation. Presented at WallTraC symposium in May 2014 in Paris (FR)

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Posters

I. Vendittoa, V. Fernandesa, M. Gro Rydahlb, A. Goyalc, M.S.J. Centenoa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, S. Najmudina, W.G.T Willatsb, H.J. Gilbertd, and C.M.G.A. Fontesa (aU.Lisbon, bU.Copenhagen, c Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, dU.Newcastle). Discovering novel CBMs families in Ruminococcus flavefaciens Cellulosome. Presented at the 5th International Conference on Biosynthesis of Plant Cell Wall on July, 27-31, 2014 in Palm Cove (AU)

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I. Vendittoa, A.S. Luisb, A. Goyalc, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, S. Najmudina, H.J. Gilbertb, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and  (aU.Lisbon, bU.Newcastle, cIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati). Structure and mechanism of the endo‐β-1,4-glucanase B (CelB) from Bacillus halodurans. Presented at the 5th International Conference on Biosynthesis of Plant Cell Wall on July, 27-31, 2014 in Palm Cove (AU)

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I. Vendittoa, V. Fernandesa, M. Gro Rydahlb, A. Goyalc, M.S.J. Centenoa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, H.J. Gilbertd, W.G.T Willatsc, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and S. Najmudina (aU.Lisbon, bU.Copenhagen, c Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, dU.Newcastle). Structural and functional characterization of novel Carbohydrate Binding Module families in Ruminococcus flavefaciens cellulosome. Presented at the 3rd ENURS and ESRF-day on April 8, 2014 in Lisbon (PT)

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I. Vendittoa, H. Santosa, A. Goyalb, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, K.Sakkac, H.J. Gilbertd, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and S. Najmudina (aU.Lisbon, bIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati, cU.Mie, dU.Newcastle). Structure and characterization of the family 46 carbohydrate‐binding module (CBM46) of the endo‐β-1,4-glucanase B (CelB) from Bacillus halodurans. Presented at the 3rd ENURS and ESRF-day on April 8, 2014 in Lisbon (PT)

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I. Vendittoa, A.S. Luísa, J.A.M. Pratesa, L.M.A. Ferreiraa, M.J. Templeb, A. Rogowskib, A. Basléb, J. Xuec, J.P. Knoxc, S. Najmudina, C.M.G.A. Fontesa and H.J. Gilbertb (aU.Lisbon, bU.Newcastle, cU.Leeds). The carbohydrate binding modules family 65 (CBM65) of endoglucanase Cel5A from Eubacterium cellulosolvens display specificity for xyloglucan. Presented at the 2nd ENURS and ESRF-day on February 14-15, 2013 in Lisbon (PT); and at the 10th Carbohydrate Bioengineering Meeting on April, 21-24, 2013 in Prague (CZ).

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