Navtej Toor

TitleAssociate Researcher
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentChemistry and Biochemistry
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0356
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Structural Biology of Retrotransposition
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM123275Sep 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Structural Biology of RNA Splicing
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM102216Jul 16, 2012 - May 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    An Undulator Resource for Structural Biology
    NIH P41RR015301Jun 15, 2001 - Mar 31, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Gomez A, Toor N. Selecting New RNA Crystal Contacts. Structure. 2018 Sep 04; 26(9):1166-1167. PMID: 30184479.
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    2. Galej WP, Toor N, Newman AJ, Nagai K. Molecular Mechanism and Evolution of Nuclear Pre-mRNA and Group II Intron Splicing: Insights from Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structures. Chem Rev. 2018 Apr 25; 118(8):4156-4176. PMID: 29377672.
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    3. Wiryaman T, Toor N. Structure determination of group II introns. Methods. 2017 Aug 01; 125:10-15. PMID: 28648679.
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    4. Chan RT, Keating KS, Go MC, Toor N. Identification of a GUAAY Pentaloop Sequence Involved in a Novel RNA Loop-Helix Interaction. J Mol Biol. 2016 12 04; 428(24 Pt B):4882-4889. PMID: 27771480.
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    5. Peters JK, Toor N. Group II intron lariat: Structural insights into the spliceosome. RNA Biol. 2015; 12(9):913-7. PMID: 26121424; PMCID: PMC4615233.
    6. Robart AR, Chan RT, Peters JK, Rajashankar KR, Toor N. Crystal structure of a eukaryotic group II intron lariat. Nature. 2014 Oct 09; 514(7521):193-7. PMID: 25252982; PMCID: PMC4197185.
    7. Chan RT, Robart AR, Rajashankar KR, Pyle AM, Toor N. Crystal structure of a group II intron in the pre-catalytic state. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Apr 08; 19(5):555-7. PMID: 22484319; PMCID: PMC3670821.
    8. Toor N, Keating KS, Fedorova O, Rajashankar K, Wang J, Pyle AM. Tertiary architecture of the Oceanobacillus iheyensis group II intron. RNA. 2010 Jan; 16(1):57-69. PMID: 19952115; PMCID: PMC2802037.
    9. Keating KS, Toor N, Perlman PS, Pyle AM. A structural analysis of the group II intron active site and implications for the spliceosome. RNA. 2010 Jan; 16(1):1-9. PMID: 19948765; PMCID: PMC2802019.
    10. Toor N, Keating KS, Pyle AM. Structural insights into RNA splicing. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2009 Jun; 19(3):260-6. PMID: 19443210; PMCID: PMC2756803.
    11. Toor N, Rajashankar K, Keating KS, Pyle AM. Structural basis for exon recognition by a group II intron. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2008 Nov; 15(11):1221-2. PMID: 18953333; PMCID: PMC2735234.
    12. Keating KS, Toor N, Pyle AM. The GANC tetraloop: a novel motif in the group IIC intron structure. J Mol Biol. 2008 Nov 14; 383(3):475-81. PMID: 18773908; PMCID: PMC2574657.
    13. Toor N, Keating KS, Taylor SD, Pyle AM. Crystal structure of a self-spliced group II intron. Science. 2008 Apr 04; 320(5872):77-82. PMID: 18388288; PMCID: PMC4406475.
    14. Toor N, Robart AR, Christianson J, Zimmerly S. Self-splicing of a group IIC intron: 5' exon recognition and alternative 5' splicing events implicate the stem-loop motif of a transcriptional terminator. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006; 34(22):6461-71. PMID: 17130159; PMCID: PMC1702495.
    15. Dai L, Toor N, Olson R, Keeping A, Zimmerly S. Database for mobile group II introns. Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 Jan 01; 31(1):424-6. PMID: 12520040; PMCID: PMC165496.
    16. Toor N, Zimmerly S. Identification of a family of group II introns encoding LAGLIDADG ORFs typical of group I introns. RNA. 2002 Nov; 8(11):1373-7. PMID: 12458791; PMCID: PMC1370344.
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