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Gergely Katona


Gergely Katona
+46 31 786 3959

Room number: 1213
Postal Address: Box 462, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 9C , 41390 Göteborg

Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology (More Information)
Box 462
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2599
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 9 C , 413 90 Göteborg

About Gergely Katona

Crystallographic investigations usually focus on the resting state of proteins. The technical limitation of this technique makes it difficult to study to study proteins and enzymes at work. Chemical and physical triggering and trapping techniques allow the investigation of reacting enzyme at different intermediate states. Once stabilized, these states can be studied with different X-ray techniques. The benefit of these studies is on one hand the development of the techniques which can be used for studying enzymes engaged in catalytic activity and on the other hand the results contribute to a better understanding of how a specific enzyme functions. You can find more information about Gergely's research at http://katonalab.eu

Gergely is the course coordinator for the course "Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics" (KEM360). KEM360 has biophysical methods in focus (crystallography, SAXS, NMR, EM, vibration spectroscopy) and develops the skills to conduct research in integrated structural biology. Students have the opportunity to visit MaxIV and gain practical experience with electron microscopy and NMR. You can find more information about Gergely's research at the website http://katonalab.eu .

Gergely also teaches in the course KEM350 (Design and Production of Biomolecules), KEM131
(Colloid and Surface Chemistry) and KMB056 (Molecular Biotechnology).

Gergely supervises doctoral students, Master and Bachelor students, with training focus on method development and universal skills to conduct independent research. Gergely reviews applications to the iNEXT network.

Latest publications

Regulation of the Equilibrium between Closed and Open Conformations of Annexin A2 by N-Terminal Phosphorylation and S100A4-Binding.
Péter Ecsédi, Bence Kiss, Gergő Gógl, László Radnai, László Buday et al.
Structure (London, England : 1993), Journal article 2017
Journal article

Asymmetry in serial femtosecond crystallography data
Amit Sharma, Linda C Johansson, Elin Dunevall, Weixiao Yuan Wahlgren, Richard Neutze et al.
Acta Crystallographica a-Foundation and Advances, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Bayesian analysis of non-thermal structural changes induced by terahertz radiation in protein crystals
Gergely Katona, Ida Lundholm, H. Rodilla, Maria-Jose Garcia-Bonete, Annette Duelli et al.
41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz). SEP 25-30, 2016 .Copenhagen, Denmark., New York, IEEE, Conference paper 2016
Conference paper

Gram-positive bacteria are held at a distance in the colon mucus by the lectin-like protein ZG16.
Joakim H. Bergström, George M. H. Birchenough, Gergely Katona, Björn O. Schröder, André Schütte et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2016
Journal article

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The Role of Structural Flexibility and Stability in the Interaction of Serine Proteases with their Inhibitors
L. Graf, T. Molnar, J. Kardos, Z. Gaspari, Gergely Katona
Current Protein & Peptide Science, Review article 2015
Review article

Conformational activation of visual rhodopsin in native disc membranes
Erik Malmerberg, P. H. M. Bovee-Geurts, Gergely Katona, X. Deupi, David Arnlund et al.
Science Signaling, Journal article 2015
Journal article


Applying THz Technology in Life Science
Helena Rodilla, Josip Vukusic, Jan Stake, Anna Kim, Gavin Jeffries et al.
Swedish Microwave Days. Gigahertz Symposium, March 11-12, 2014. Gothenburg, Sweden, Conference paper 2014
Conference paper

DYNLL2 Dynein Light Chain Binds to an Extended Linear Motif of Myosin 5a Tail That Has Structural Plasticity.
Andrea Bodor, László Radnai, Csaba Hetényi, Péter Rapali, András Láng et al.
Biochemistry, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Comparison of complexes formed by a crustacean and a vertebrate trypsin with bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor - the key to achieving extreme stability?
Tamás Molnár, Judit Vörös, Bálint Szeder, Kornél Takáts, József Kardos et al.
The FEBS journal, Journal article 2013
Journal article

Natively inhibited Trypanosoma brucei cathepsin B structure determined by using an X-ray laser.
Lars Redecke, Karol Nass, Daniel P DePonte, Thomas A White, Dirk Rehders et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), Journal article 2013
Journal article

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