Matthew’s paper on zinc starvation and queuosine-tRNA biosynthesis is accepted for publication in PNAS

Matthew’s paper connecting transition metal starvation to flux through the queuosine-tRNA biosynthetic pathway in a bacterial pathogen is accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA! ┬áThis paper describes fundamental insights on QueD2, a 6-CPH4-synthase and “low-zinc paralog” that becomes cell-abundant under conditions of calprotectin-mediated Zn/Fe restriction in Acinetobacter baumannii. ┬áCongratulations Matthew!