Jack Leo

Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki

Structural and Functional Studies on Trimeric Autotransporters


Susan Buchanan, PhD., Structural Institute & Cell Signalling Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Professor Sarah Butcher, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Finland


Assistant Professor Peter van Ulsen, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands


  1. Leo JC, Elovaara H, Brodsky B, Skurnik M, Goldman A. The Yersinia adhesin YadA binds to a collagenous triple-helical conformation but without sequence specificity. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2008 Aug;21(8):475-484
  2. Leo JC, Elovaara H, Bihan D, Kilpinen SK, Raynal N, Farndale RW, Goldman A. The Yersinia adhesin YadA binds to collagenous sequences with a high hydroxyproline-to-charged residue ratio. 2009 (Submitted)
  3. Leo JC, Goldman A. The immunoglobulin-binding Eib proteins from Escherichia coli are receptors for IgG Fc. Mol Immunol. 2009 May;46(8-9):1860-1866
  4. Leo JC*, Lyskowski* A, Goldman a, Crystal structure of an IgA- and IgB-binding fragment of the trimeric autotransporter EibD. 2009 (Manuscript)
* equal contribution to the work