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 seyedarabi Arefeh

Assistant Professor
Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Tehran University of Medical Science


 Seyedarabi Arefeh has done PhD in Structure-function studies of proteins involved in infection, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London in 2007. Presently working as Assistant Professor at university of Tehran, Iran  

Research Interest

Molecular Biology, Protein biochemistry, Protein characterisation, Structure determination, Bioinformatics analyses  


  • 4) Seyedarabi A, Sullivan JA, Sasakawa C, Pickersgill RW. A disulfide driven domain swap switches off the activity of Shigella IpaH9. 8 E3 ligase. FEBS letters. 2010 Oct 8;584(19):4163-8.

  • 3) Seyedarabi A, To TT, Ali S, Hussain S, Fries M, Madsen R, Clausen MH, Teixteira S, Brocklehurst K, Pickersgill RW. Structural insights into substrate specificity and the anti β-elimination mechanism of pectate lyase. Biochemistry. 2009 Dec 23;49(3):539-46.

  • 2) Heldt D, Frank S, Seyedarabi A, Ladikis D, Parsons JB, Warren MJ, Pickersgill RW. Structure of a trimeric bacterial microcompartment shell protein, EtuB, associated with ethanol utilization in Clostridium kluyveri. Biochemical Journal. 2009 Oct 15;423(2):199-207.

  • 1) Okuda J, Toyotome T, Kataoka N, Ohno M, Abe H, Shimura Y, Seyedarabi A, Pickersgill R, Sasakawa C. Shigella effector IpaH9. 8 binds to a splicing factor U2AF 35 to modulate host immune responses. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 2005 Jul 29;333(2):531-9.

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