• Co-author of 16 publications with the Minor Lab  (cited 497 times) [show]
  • Co-author of 64 structures with the Minor Lab [show]
  • Relative Citation Ratio (RCR): 32.06

  • Training Period: 2008-15, PhD
  • Prior Institution: Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
  • Prior Degree: MSc (2008)
  • Project Title: Structure-function Relationships of Macromolecular Structures
  • Current Position: Research Scientist at The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, Scotland.

Publications with the Minor Lab

  1. Reidl C, Majorek KA, Dang J, Tran D, Jew K, Law M, Payne Y, Minor W, Becker DP, Kuhn ML (2017)
    Generating enzyme and radical-mediated bisubstrates as tools for investigating Gcn5-related N-acetyltransferases.
    FEBS Lett. 591: 2348-2361 [Pub Med ID: 28703494] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC5578807]
  2. Majorek KA, Osinski T, Tran DT, Revilla A, Anderson WF, Minor W, Kuhn ML (2017)
    Insight into the 3D structure and substrate specificity of previously uncharacterized GNAT superfamily acetyltransferases from pathogenic bacteria.
    Biochimica et biophysica acta. Proteins and proteomics 1865: 55-64 Times cited: 1 [Pub Med ID: 27783928] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC5127773]
  3. Niedzialkowska E, Gasiorowska O, Handing KB, Majorek KA, Porebski PJ, Shabalin IG, Zasadzinska E, Cymborowski M, Minor W (2016)
    Protein purification and crystallization artifacts: The tale usually not told.
    Protein Sci. 25: 720-33 Times cited: 8 [Pub Med ID: 26660914] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4815408]
  4. Handing KB, Shabalin IG, Szlachta K, Majorek KA, Minor W (2016)
    Crystal structure of equine serum albumin in complex with cetirizine reveals a novel drug binding site.
    Mol. Immunol. 71: 143-151 Times cited: 3 [Pub Med ID: 26896718] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4800003]
  5. Osinski T, Pomés A, Majorek KA, Glesner J, Offermann LR, Vailes LD, Chapman MD, Minor W, Chruszcz M (2015)
    Structural Analysis of Der p 1-Antibody Complexes and Comparison with Complexes of Proteins or Peptides with Monoclonal Antibodies.
    J. Immunol. 195: 307-16 Times cited: 6 [Pub Med ID: 26026055] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4475478]
  6. Majorek KA, Kuhn ML, Chruszcz M, Anderson WF, Minor W (2014)
    Double trouble-Buffer selection and His-tag presence may be responsible for nonreproducibility of biomedical experiments.
    Protein Sci. 23: 1359-68 Times cited: 25 [Pub Med ID: 25044180] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4286991]
  7. Hurlburt BK, Offermann LR, McBride JK, Majorek KA, Maleki SJ, Chruszcz M (2013)
    Structure and function of the peanut panallergen Ara h 8.
    J. Biol. Chem. 288: 36890-901 Times cited: 14 [Pub Med ID: 24253038] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3873548]
  8. Chruszcz M, Mikolajczak K, Mank N, Majorek KA, Porebski PJ, Minor W (2013)
    Serum albumins-unusual allergens.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1830: 5375-81 Times cited: 36 [Pub Med ID: 23811341] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4419372]
  9. Chruszcz M, Ciardiello MA, Osinski T, Majorek KA, Giangrieco I, Font J, Breiteneder H, Thalassinos K, Minor W (2013)
    Structural and bioinformatic analysis of the kiwifruit allergen Act d 11, a member of the family of ripening-related proteins.
    Mol. Immunol. 56: 794-803 Times cited: 12 [Pub Med ID: 23969108] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3783527]
  10. Majorek KA, Kuhn ML, Chruszcz M, Anderson WF, Minor W (2013)
    Structural, functional, and inhibition studies of a Gcn5-related N-acetyltransferase (GNAT) superfamily protein PA4794: a new C-terminal lysine protein acetyltransferase from pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    J. Biol. Chem. 288: 30223-35 Times cited: 21 [Pub Med ID: 24003232] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3798489]
  11. Kuhn ML, Majorek KA, Minor W, Anderson WF (2013)
    Broad-substrate screen as a tool to identify substrates for bacterial Gcn5-related N-acetyltransferases with unknown substrate specificity.
    Protein Sci. 22: 222-30 Times cited: 24 [Pub Med ID: 23184347] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3588918]
  12. Majorek KA, Porebski PJ, Dayal A, Zimmerman MD, Jablonska K, Stewart AJ, Chruszcz M, Minor W (2012)
    Structural and immunologic characterization of bovine, horse, and rabbit serum albumins.
    Mol. Immunol. 52: 174-82 Times cited: 230 [Pub Med ID: 22677715] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3401331]
  13. Knapik AA, Petkowski JJ, Otwinowski Z, Cymborowski MT, Cooper DR, Majorek KA, Chruszcz M, Krajewska WM, Minor W (2012)
    A multi-faceted analysis of RutD reveals a novel family of α/β hydrolases.
    Proteins 80: 2359-68 Times cited: 3 [Pub Med ID: 22641504] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3459670]
  14. Chruszcz M, Chapman MD, Osinski T, Solberg R, Demas M, Porebski PJ, Majorek KA, Pomés A, Minor W (2012)
    Alternaria alternata allergen Alt a 1: a unique β-barrel protein dimer found exclusively in fungi.
    J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 130: 241-7.e9 Times cited: 29 [Pub Med ID: 22664167] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3391610]
  15. Chruszcz M, Pomés A, Glesner J, Vailes LD, Osinski T, Porebski PJ, Majorek KA, Heymann PW, Platts-Mills TA, Minor W, Chapman MD (2012)
    Molecular determinants for antibody binding on group 1 house dust mite allergens.
    J. Biol. Chem. 287: 7388-98 Times cited: 43 [Pub Med ID: 22210776] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3293536]
  16. Chruszcz M, Maleki SJ, Majorek KA, Demas M, Bublin M, Solberg R, Hurlburt BK, Ruan S, Mattison CP, Mattisohn CP, Breiteneder H, Minor W (2011)
    Structural and immunologic characterization of Ara h 1, a major peanut allergen.
    J. Biol. Chem. 286: 39318-27 Times cited: 42 [Pub Med ID: 21917921] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3234756]