Thematic Series

These special collections of invited reviews bring together scientists with diverse interests and expertise to comprehensively cover recent advances in one of the topics that defines, expands or inspires the biological chemistry community.

Proteostasis

Coordinating Editors: Lila Gierasch and Walid A. Houry (guest)

Online October 2022

9 reviews

How the Protein Data Bank changed biology

Coordinating Editors: Lila Gierasch and Helen Berman (guest)

Online Spring 2021

18 reviews

Plants in the real world

Coordinating Editor: Joseph M. Jez

Online Fall 2020

8 reviews

Natural product biosynthesis: What's next?

Coordinating Editors: Joseph M. Jez and Satish Nair (guest)

Online Winter 2019

6 reviews

Phase separation of RNA-binding proteins in physiology and disease

Coordinating Editors: James Shorter (guest) and Paul Fraser

Online Spring 2019

5 reviews

tRNAs and aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in human disease

Coordinating Editor: Karin Musier-Forsyth

Online Winter 2019

6 reviews

Molecular chaperones and protein quality control

Coordinating Editors: Johannes Buchner (guest) and Norma M. Allewell

Online Winter 2019

10 reviews

Capturing a scientific legacy

Coordinating Editors: Lila M. Gierasch and F. Peter Guengerich

Online Winter 2019

12 reviews

Sixty plus years of polyamine research

Coordinating Editor: Anthony E. Pegg

Online Winter 2018

11 minireviews

Chromatin and Transcription

Coordinating Editor: Joel M. Gottesfeld

Online Summer 2018

5 minireviews

DNA double-strand break repair and pathway choice

Coordinating Editor: Patrick Sung

Online Summer 2018

4 minireviews

Redox Metabolism and Signaling

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online Spring 2018

6 minireviews

Robotic autophagy: Signaling, sequestration and recycling

Coordinating Editor: George N. DeMartino

Online Spring 2018

5 minireviews

Metals in Biology 2018: Copper homeostasis and utilization in redox enzymes

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online Spring 2018

5 minireviews

Brain Glycogen Metabolism

Coordinating Editors: Gerald M. Carlson (guest) and Roger J. Colbran

Online Spring 2018

4 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Kathryn Brewer


Green Biological Chemistry

Coordinating Editor: Joseph M. Jez

Online Winter 2018

5 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Rohit Joshi, Jeremy Dkhar, Sneh L. Singla-Pareek, and Ashwani Pareek


Redox Metabolism and Signaling

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online Summer 2017

4 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Miki Yamamoto


Metals in Biology 2017: Iron transport, storage and the ramifications

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online Summer 2017

6 minireviews

Inflammatory transcription confronts homeostatic disruptions

Coordinating Editors: Nicolas Bazan (guest) and George M. Carman

Online Summer 2017

3 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Taryn Möller Nicoll, BFA, MFA in collaboration with Dr. Nicolas Bazan


Host-microbiome metabolic interplay

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online Spring 2017

6 minireviews

Molecular Basis of Selection of Metals by Enzymes

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2016

4 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of A.K. Vashishtha, J. Wang, and W.H. Konigsberg


Biofilms

Coordinating Editor: Norma M. Allewell

Online spring 2016

5 minireviews

Cover images courtesy of Martina Valentini/Alain Filloux and Joseph Jurcisek/Emily Horne


Cell Signaling in Simple Organisms

Coordinating Editor: Henrik G. Dohlman

Online winter 2016

3 minireviews

Cover image from Guilliermond, M.A. (1905) Recherches sur la germination des spores et la conjugaison chez les levures. Revue Generale de Botanique, 334-376


Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online winter 2016

6 minireviews

Modern Technologies for In-Cell Biochemistry

Coordinating Editor: Svetlana Lutsenko

Online winter 2015

3 minireviews

Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity

Coordinating Editor: Roger J. Colbran

Online fall 2015

4 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Jason R. Stephenson and Xiaohan Wang


Protein Interactions, Structures, and Networks

Coordinating Editors: Ettore Appella (guest) and F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2015

6 minireviews

Metals in Biology: α-Ketoglutarate/Iron Dependent Dioxygenases

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2015

4 minireviews

New Directions in G Protein-Coupled Receptor Pharmacology

Coordinating Editor: Henrik G. Dohlman

Online summer 2015

3 minireviews

Metals at the Host-Pathogen Interface

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2015

8 minireviews

The State of the Cytoskeleton in 2015

Coordinating Editors: Robert S. Fischer (guest) and Velia M. Fowler

Online spring 2015

6 minireviews

Novel Bioactive Sphingolipids

Coordinating Editors: Alfred H. Merrill (guest) and George M. Carman

Online spring 2015

3 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Alysia M. Birkholz, Amy R. Howell, and Mitchell Kronenberg


Cell Biology of G protein Signaling

Coordinating Editor: Henrik G. Dohlman

Online winter 2015

3 minireviews

Radical SAM Enzymes

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online winter 2014

6 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Joseph T. Jarrett


Nutrient Regulation of Cellular Metabolism & Physiology by O-GlcNAcylation

Coordinating Editor: Gerald W. Hart

Online fall 2014

7 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Stéphan Hardivillé


Enzyme Evolution

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online fall 2014

5 minireviews

Metals in Biology 2014

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2014

5 minireviews

Phospholipase D and cancer

Coordinating Editors: Julian Gomez-Cambronero (guest) and George M. Carman

Online summer 2014

4 minireviews

Prions

Coordinating Editor: Paul E. Fraser

Online spring 2014

4 minireviews

Cover figure courtesy of Joel C. Watts and Stanley B. Prusiner


Inteins

Coordinating Editors: Francine B. Perler (guest) and Norma M. Allewell

Online spring 2014

4 minireviews

Prokaryotic protein phosphorylation

Coordinating Editor: John M. Kyriakis

Online winter 2014

4 minireviews

Induced pluripotent stem cell technology and human therapeutics

Coordinating Editors: Mahendra Rao (guest) and Joel Gottesfeld

Online winter 2013

6 minireviews

Cover concept: Jeanne Loring, Yu-Chieh Wang and Paul Knoepfler. Cell image credit: Cellular Dynamics International


Redox-active protein modifications and signaling

Coordinating Editor: Ruma Banerjee

Online summer 2013

7 minireviews

Cytochrome P450

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online spring 2013

4 minireviews

Metals in biology 2013

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online spring 2013

5 minireviews

Glycobiology & extracellular matrices

Coordinating Editor: Gerald W. Hart

Online winter 2013

5 minireviews

Sirtuin

Coordinating Editors: Joel M. Gottesfeld and John M. Denu

Online fall/winter 2012

4 minireviews

HIV virus-host interactions

Coordinating Editor: Charles E. Samuel

Online fall/winter 2012

6 minireviews

Celebrating 25 Years of the discovery of the CYS loop ligand-gated ion channel superfamily

Coordinating Editor: F. Anne Stephenson

Online fall/winter 2012

5 minireviews

Calcium

Coordinating Editors: Thomas Vanaman and Ernesto Carafoli

Online fall 2012

Part 1/ Part 2

8 minireviews

Results from the ENCODE Project: Integrative global analyses of regulatory regions in the human genome

Coordinating Editors: Joel Gottesfeld and Peggy J. Farnham

Online fall 2012

6 minireviews

Circular proteins

Coordinating Editor: Norma M. Allewell

Online summer 2012

5 minireviews

Metals in biology 2012

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online spring 2012

6 minireviews

Redox sensing and regulation

Coordinating Editors: Ruma Banerjee and William L. Smith

Online winter 2011/2012

5 minireviews

Lipid droplets

Coordinating Editor: George M. Carman

Online winter 2011/2012

3 minireviews

Focus on vision

Coordinating Editors: George Carman and Krzysztof Palczewski

Online winter 2011

6 minireviews

Enzyme evolution in the post-genomic era

Coordinating Editor: Norma M. Allewell

Online winter 2011

5 minireviews

Molecular bases of disease: Asthma

Coordinating Editor: Luke O'Neill

Online summer 2011

4 minireviews

Biological applications of mass spectrometry

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online summer 2011

6 minireviews

Computational systems biology

Coordinating Editors: Arcady Mushegian and Joan W. Conaway

Online summer 2011

6 minireviews

Epigenetics

Coordinating Editor: Joel M. Gottesfeld

Online spring 2011

Part 1/ Part 2

5 minireviews

Signaling in cardiac sarcomeres in health and disease

Coordinating Editor: James T. Stull

Online spring 2011

7 minireviews

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Influenza virus-host interactions

Coordinating Editor: Charles Samuel

Online summer 2010

4 minireviews

chemical biology: antibiotic synthesis

Chemical biology: Antibiotic synthesis

Coordinating Editor: Chaitan Khosla

Online summer 2010

4 minireviews

protein_synthesis

Protein synthesis

Coordinating Editor: William C. Merrick

Online July 2010

Part 1/ Part 2/ Part 3

8 minireviews

metals in biology III: iron management by eukaryotic cells

Metals in biology 2010: Iron management by eukaryotic cells

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

Online June 2010

5 minireviews

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Hepatitis C virus-host interactions

Coordinating Editor: Charles E. Samuel

July 2010

Part 1/ Part 2/ Part 3

6 minireviews

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Single-molecule studies

Coordinating Editor: Normal M. Allewell

June 2010

5 minireviews

chemical biology meets biological chemistry

Chemical biology meets biological chemistry

Coordinating Editor: Joel M. Gottesfeld

April 2010

6 minireviews

metals in biology 2

Metals in biology II

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

July 2009

5 minireviews

computational biochemistry

Novel ras effectors

Coordinating Editor: John M. Kyriakis

April 2009

3 minireviews

The biochemical basis for triplet repeat neurodegenerative diseases

Coordinating Editor: Joel Gottesfeld

March 2009

5 minireviews

non-degradative ubiquination

Non-degradative ubiquitination

Coordinating Editor: Luke A.J. O'Neill

March 2009

3 minireviews

computational biochemistry

Computational biochemistry: Systems biology

Coordinating Editors: Ravi Iyengar and Herbert Tabor

February 2009

6 minireviews

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Metals in biology

Coordinating Editor: F. Peter Guengerich

January 2009

3 minireviews

Molecular basis of Alzheimer disease

Coordinating Editor: Kenneth Neet

Part 1/ Part 2/ Part 3/ Part 4

11 minireviews

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Interferons and antiviral innate immunity

Coordinating Editor: Charles E. Samuel

Summer 2007
Part 1/ Part 2/ Part 3

10 minireviews