Zbigniew Pietras

PhD student in Prof. Ben Luisi group

Contact details

email: zp@cantab.net
phone: +44 (0) 01223-766020

My other web pages:


  • Assembly and channel opening in a bacterial drug efflux machine. Bavro VN, Pietras Z, Furnham N, Pérez-Cano L, Fernández-Recio J, Pei XY, Misra R, Luisi B. Mol Cell. 2008
  • The use of novel organic gels and hydrogels in protein crystallization. Pietras Z, Lin HT, Surade S, Luisi B, Slattery O, Pos KM and Moreno A. J Appl Crystallogr. 2010
  • Structure and mechanism of drug efflux machinery in Gram negative bacteria. Pietras Z, Bavro VN, Furnham N, Pellegrini-Calace M, Milner-White EJ, Luisi B. Curr Drug Targets. 2008
  • The regulatory protein RraA modulates RNA-binding and helicase activities of the E. coli RNA degradosome. Górna MW, Pietras Z, Tsai YC, Callaghan AJ, Hernández H, Robinson CV, Luisi B. RNA. 2010
  • An ancient anion-binding structural module in RNA and DNA helicases. Milner-White EJ, Pietras Z, Luisi B. Proteins: Struct. Funct. Bioinf. 2010
  • Clonal structure of Enterococcus faecalis isolated from Polish hospitals: characterization of epidemic clones. Kawalec M, Pietras Z, Daniłowicz E, Jakubczak A, Gniadkowski M, Hryniewicz W, Willems RJ. J Clin Microbiol. 2007
  • Peptidoglycan-associated lipoprotein (Pal) of Gram-negative bacteria: function, structure, role in pathogenesis and potential application in immunoprophylaxis. Godlewska R, Wiśniewska K, Pietras Z, Jagusztyn-Krynicka EK. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009