Neela Yennawar

Director, X-Ray Crystallography and Automated Biological Calorimetry Core Facilities; Associate Research Professor

Neela Yennawar

Research Summary

Biological calorimetry, protein characterization, molecular modeling, X-ray crystallography, and small-angle X-ray scattering.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Proteins X Ray Crystallography Dna Perovskite Solar Cells Heterojunctions Protein Rna Catalytic Rna Enzymes Crystallography Crystallization Rna Folding Molecules Heme Transfer Rna Glycols Tea Ligands Crystals Alpha Hydroxyglutarate Deoxyribonucleic Acid Dihydroxyacetone Phosphate Glutamic Acid Acoustics

Most Recent Papers

Heme-Edge Residues Modulate Signal Transduction within a Bifunctional Homo-Dimeric Sensor Protein

Dayna C. Patterson, Yilin Liu, Sayan Das, Neela H. Yennawar, Jean Paul Armache, James R. Kincaid, Emily E. Weinert, 2021, Biochemistry on p. 3801-3812

Bio-inspired strategies for next-generation perovskite solar mobile power sources

Jungjin Yoon, Yuchen Hou, Abbey Marie Knoepfel, Dong Yang, Tao Ye, Luyao Zheng, Neela Yennawar, Mohan Sanghadasa, Shashank Priya, Kai Wang, 2021, Chemical Society Reviews on p. 12915-12984

Cocrystalline Polymer Films Exhibiting Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties

Yifan Xu, Rui Zu, Neela H. Yennawar, Venkatraman Gopalan, Robert J. Hickey, 2021, ACS Macro Letters on p. 1216-1222

Differential ligand-selective control of opposing enzymatic activities within a bifunctional c-di-GMP enzyme

Dayna C. Patterson, Myrrh Perez Ruiz, Hyerin Yoon, Johnnie A. Walker, Jean Paul Armache, Neela Yennawar, Emily Weinert, 2021, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Maize unstable factor for orange1 is essential for endosperm development and carbohydrate accumulation

Debamalya Chatterjee, Kameron Wittmeyer, Tzuu Fen Lee, Jin Cui, Neela H. Yennawar, Hemant P. Yennawar, Blake C. Meyers, Surinder Chopra, 2021, Plant Physiology on p. 1932-1950

Small Glycols Discover Cryptic Pockets on Proteins for Fragment-Based Approaches

Harsh Bansia, Pranjal Mahanta, Neela H. Yennawar, Suryanarayanarao Ramakumar, 2021, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling on p. 1322-1333

Crystal Structure of the LSD1/CoREST Histone Demethylase Bound to Its Nucleosome Substrate

Sang Ah Kim, Jiang Zhu, Neela Yennawar, Priit Eek, Song Tan, 2020, Molecular Cell on p. 903-914.e4

Single-nucleotide control of tRNA folding cooperativity under near-cellular conditions

Kathleen A. Leamy, Ryota Yamagami, Neela H. Yennawar, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 23075-23082

Enhanced performance and stability in DNA-perovskite heterostructure-based solar cells

Yuchen Hou, Kai Wang, Dong Yang, Yuanyuan Jiang, Neela Yennawar, Ke Wang, Mohan Sanghadasa, Congcong Wu, Shashank Priya, 2019, ACS Energy Letters on p. 2646-2655

An unexpected species determined by X-ray crystallography that may represent an intermediate in the reaction catalyzed by quinolinate synthase

Olga A. Esakova, Alexey Silakov, Tyler L. Grove, Douglas M. Warui, Neela H. Yennawar, Squire J. Booker, 2019, Journal of the American Chemical Society on p. 14142-14151

Most-Cited Papers

Transaminase Inhibition by 2-Hydroxyglutarate Impairs Glutamate Biosynthesis and Redox Homeostasis in Glioma

Samuel K. McBrayer, Jared R. Mayers, Gabriel J. DiNatale, Diana D. Shi, Januka Khanal, Abhishek A. Chakraborty, Kristopher A. Sarosiek, Kimberly J. Briggs, Alissa K. Robbins, Tomasz Sewastianik, Sarah J. Shareef, Benjamin A. Olenchock, Seth J. Parker, Kensuke Tateishi, Jessica B. Spinelli, Mirazul Islam, Marcia C. Haigis, Ryan E. Looper, Keith L. Ligon, Bradley E. Bernstein, Ruben D. Carrasco, Daniel P. Cahill, John M. Asara, Christian M. Metallo, Neela H. Yennawar, Matthew G. Vander Heiden, William G. Kaelin, 2018, Cell on p. 101-116.e25

Structural basis for entropy-driven cellulose binding by a type-A cellulose-binding module (CBM) and bacterial expansin

Nikolaos Georgelis, Neela H. Yennawar, Daniel J. Cosgrove, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 14830-14835

Inhibition of pancreatic lipase by black tea theaflavins

Shannon L. Glisan, Kimberly A. Grove, Neela H. Yennawar, Joshua D. Lambert, 2017, Food Chemistry on p. 296-300

Precise Manipulation and Patterning of Protein Crystals for Macromolecular Crystallography Using Surface Acoustic Waves

Feng Guo, Weijie Zhou, Peng Li, Zhangming Mao, Neela H. Yennawar, Jarrod B. French, Tony Jun Huang, 2015, Small on p. 2733-2737

Molecular crowding favors reactivity of a human ribozyme under physiological ionic conditions

Christopher A. Strulson, Neela H. Yennawar, Robert P. Rambo, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2013, Biochemistry on p. 8187-8197

Organophosphonate-degrading PhnZ reveals an emerging family of HD domain mixed-valent diiron oxygenases

Bigna Wörsdörfer, Mahesh Lingaraju, Neela H. Yennawar, Amie K. Boal, Carsten Krebs, J. Martin Bollinger, Maria Eirini Pandelia, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 18874-18879

"The GlcN6P cofactor plays multiple catalytic roles in the glmS ribozyme"

Jamie L. Bingaman, Sixue Zhang, David R. Stevens, Neela H. Yennawar, Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2017, Nature Chemical Biology on p. 439-445

Crystal Structure of the LSD1/CoREST Histone Demethylase Bound to Its Nucleosome Substrate

Sang Ah Kim, Jiang Zhu, Neela Yennawar, Priit Eek, Song Tan, 2020, Molecular Cell on p. 903-914.e4

Cooperative RNA Folding under Cellular Conditions Arises from Both Tertiary Structure Stabilization and Secondary Structure Destabilization

Kathleen A. Leamy, Neela H. Yennawar, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2017, Biochemistry on p. 3422-3433

Enhanced performance and stability in DNA-perovskite heterostructure-based solar cells

Yuchen Hou, Kai Wang, Dong Yang, Yuanyuan Jiang, Neela Yennawar, Ke Wang, Mohan Sanghadasa, Congcong Wu, Shashank Priya, 2019, ACS Energy Letters on p. 2646-2655