• Co-author of 19 publications with the Minor Lab  (cited 753 times) [show]
  • Co-author of 65 structures with the Minor Lab [show]
  • Relative Citation Ratio (RCR): 34.03

  • 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, UK

Publications with the Minor Lab

  1. Majorek KA, Zimmerman MD, Grabowski M, Shabalin I, Zheng H, Minor W (2020)
    Assessment of Crystallographic Structure Quality and Protein–Ligand Complex Structure Validation
    in Structural Biology in Drug Discovery: Methods, Techniques, and Practices : 253-275. [DOI:10.1002/9781118681121.ch11]
  2. Czub MP, Venkataramany BS, Majorek KA, Handing KB, Porebski PJ, Beeram SR, Suh K, Woolfork AG, Hage DS, Shabalin IG, Minor W (2019)
    Testosterone meets albumin - the molecular mechanism of sex hormone transport by serum albumins.
    Chem Sci 10: 1607-1618. [DOI:10.1039/c8sc04397c] [Pub Med ID: 30842823] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC6371759] Times cited: 4
  3. Czub MP, Zhang B, Chiarelli MP, Majorek KA, Joe L, Porebski PJ, Revilla A, Wu W, Becker DP, Minor W, Kuhn ML (2018)
    A Gcn5-Related N-Acetyltransferase (GNAT) Capable of Acetylating Polymyxin B and Colistin Antibiotics in Vitro.
    Biochemistry 57: 7011-7020. [DOI:10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00946] [Pub Med ID: 30499668] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC6474815]
  4. 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. [DOI:10.1002/1873-3468.12753] [Pub Med ID: 28703494] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC5578807]
  5. 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. [DOI:10.1016/j.bbapap.2016.10.011] [Pub Med ID: 27783928] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC5127773] Times cited: 3
  6. 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. [DOI:10.1016/j.molimm.2016.02.003] [Pub Med ID: 26896718] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4800003] Times cited: 9
  7. 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. [DOI:10.1002/pro.2861] [Pub Med ID: 26660914] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4815408] Times cited: 17
  8. 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. [DOI:10.4049/jimmunol.1402199] [Pub Med ID: 26026055] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4475478] Times cited: 12
  9. 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. [DOI:10.1002/pro.2520] [Pub Med ID: 25044180] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4286991] Times cited: 36
  10. 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. [DOI:10.1074/jbc.M113.517797] [Pub Med ID: 24253038] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3873548] Times cited: 25
  11. Chruszcz M, Mikolajczak K, Mank N, Majorek KA, Porebski PJ, Minor W (2013)
    Serum albumins-unusual allergens.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1830: 5375-81. [DOI:10.1016/j.bbagen.2013.06.016] [Pub Med ID: 23811341] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC4419372] Times cited: 49
  12. 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. [DOI:10.1016/j.molimm.2013.07.004] [Pub Med ID: 23969108] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3783527] Times cited: 17
  13. 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. [DOI:10.1074/jbc.M113.501353] [Pub Med ID: 24003232] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3798489] Times cited: 23
  14. 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. [DOI:10.1002/pro.2199] [Pub Med ID: 23184347] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3588918] Times cited: 32
  15. 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. [DOI:10.1002/prot.24122] [Pub Med ID: 22641504] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3459670] Times cited: 4
  16. 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. [DOI:10.1016/j.molimm.2012.05.011] [Pub Med ID: 22677715] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3401331] Times cited: 370
  17. 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. [DOI:10.1016/j.jaci.2012.03.047] [Pub Med ID: 22664167] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3391610] Times cited: 40
  18. 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. [DOI:10.1074/jbc.M111.311159] [Pub Med ID: 22210776] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3293536] Times cited: 55
  19. 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. [DOI:10.1074/jbc.M111.270132] [Pub Med ID: 21917921] [Pub Med Central ID: PMC3234756] Times cited: 57