Marija Luić

Marija Luić

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senior scientist
+385 1 456 1119

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Laboratory for Chemical and Biological Crystallography
Division for physical chemistry
Bijenicka 54
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia

Education

Date:     1985

Place of education:  Zagreb

Name and type of organization providing education:  University of Zagreb, Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded:    Ph.D in natural sciences (geology)

Date:     1981

Place of education:        Zagreb

Name and type of organization providing education: Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded:    M.Sc. in natural sciences, geology (mineralogy)

Date:     1976

Place of education:        Zagreb

Name and type of organization providing education:     Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded:    B. Sc. in geology (mineralogy and petrology)

Projects

Protein-ligand interactions at atomic level, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

Awards and Achievements

Award of the RBI director for 2010

Classes

1989-1993 teaching course of Mineralogy for chemistry students at the University of Zagreb

2008- participation in teaching course of Crystallography and modeling of  biological macromolecules for chemistry students at the University of  Zagreb

1992- participation in teaching courses for post-graduate students at the University of Zagreb:                     Crystallography, X-ray structure analysis, Current topics in X-ray structure analysis

2000- participation in teaching course for post-graduate students at the University of Zagreb: Macromolecular crystallography

Featured Publications

1. Mikleušević, Goran; Štefanić, Zoran; Narczyk, Marta; Wielgus-Kutrowska, Beata; Bzowska, Agnieszka; Luić, Marija. Validation of the catalytic mechanism of Escherichia coli purine nucleoside phosphorylase by structural and kinetic studies. Biochimie. 93 (2011), 9; 1610-1622.

2. Močibob, Marko; Ivić, Nives; Bilokapić, Silvija; Maier, Timm; Luić, Marija; Ban, Nenad; Weygand-Đurašević, Ivana. Homologs of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases acylate carrier proteins and provide a link between ribosomal and nonribosomal peptide synthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107 (2010) , 33; 14585-14590.

3. Luić, Marija; Štefanić, Zoran; Ceilinger, Igor; Hodošček, Milan; Janežić, Dušanka; Lenac, Tihana; Leščić Ašler, Ivana; Šepac, Dragan; Tomić, Sanja. Combined X-Ray Diffraction and QM/MM Study of the Burkholderia cepacia Lipase-Catalyzed Secondary Alcohol Esterification. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112 (2008), 16; 4876-4883.

4. Koellner, Gertraud; Bzowska, Agnieszka; Wielgus-Kutrowska, Beata; Luić, Marija; Steiner, Thomas; Saenger, Wolfram; Stepinski, Janusz. Open and Closed Conformation of the E. coli Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase Active Center and Implications for the Catalytic Mechanism Journal of Molecular Biology. 315 (2002), 3; 351-371.

5. Luić, Marija; Tomić, Sanja; Leščić, Ivana; Ljubović, Edina; Šepac, Dragan; Šunjić, Vitomir; Vitale, Ljubinka; Saenger, Wolfram; Kojić-Prodić, Biserka. Complex of Burkholderia cepacia lipase with transition state analogue of 1-phenoxy-2-acetoxybutane, Biocatalytic, structural and modelling study European Journal of Biochemistry. 268 (2001), 14; 3964-3973.

6. Koellner Gertraud; Luić, Marija; Shugar, David; Saenger, Wolfram; Bzowska, Agnieszka.Crystal structure of ternary complex of E. coli purine nucleoside phosphorylase with formycin B, a structural analogue of the substrate inosine, and phosphate (sulphate) at 2.1 A resolution Journal of molecular biology. 280 (1998); 153-166.

7. Koellner, Getraud; Luić, Marija; Shugar, David; Saenger, Wolfram; Bzowska, Agnieszka.Crystal structure of calf spleen purine nucleoside phosphorylase in a complex with hypoxantine at 2.15 A resolution. Journal of molecular biology. 265 (1997), 2; 202-216.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Chemical Society

Croatian Crystallographic Association

European Crystallographic Association

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