Labine, M., DePledge, L., Feirer, N., Greenwich, J., Fuqua, C., Allen, K. (2020) Enzymatic and Mutational Analysis of the PruA Pteridine Reductase Required for Pterin-Dependent Control of Biofilm Formation in Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Journal of Bacteriology. In Press.
White, R., Allen, K., and Wegener, G. (2019) Identification of a Redox Active Thioquinoxalinol Sulfate Compound Produced by an Anaerobic Methane-Oxidizing Microbial Consortium. ACS Omega, 4(27), 22613-22622.
Portugal, R., Shao, N., Whitman, W., Allen, K., White, R. (2019) Identification and biosynthesis of 2-(1H-imidazol-5-yl)ethan-1-ol (histaminol) in methanogenic archaea. Microbiology 165(4), 455-462.
Allen, K. and White, R. (2018) Identification of the Radical SAM Enzymes Involved in the Biosynthesis of Methanopterin and Coenzyme F420 in Methanogens. Methods in Enzymology 606, 461.483.
Allen, K. and White, R. (2016) Occurrence and biosynthesis of 3-mercaptopropionic acid in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii. FEMS Microbiology letters 363, fnw217.
Allen, K., Miller, D., Rauch, B., Perona, J., and White, R. (2015) Homocysteine is biosynthesized from aspartate semialdehyde and hydrogen sulfide in methanogenic archaea, Biochemistry 54, 3129-3132.
Feirer, N., Xu, J., Allen, K., Koestler, B., Waters, C., White, R., and Fuqua, C. (2015) A Pterin-Dependent Signaling Pathway Regulates a Dual Function Diguanylate Cyclase-Phosphodiesterase Protein Controlling Surface Attachment in Agrobacterium tumefaciens, mBio, 6(4).
Hu, K., Werner, W., Allen, K., Wang, S. (2015) Investigation of enzymatic C-P bond formation using multiple quantum HCP nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 53, 267-272.
Allen, K., and White, R. (2014) Identification of structurally diverse methanofuran coenzymes in Methanococcales that are both N-formylated and N-acetylated, Biochemistry 53, 6199–6210.
Allen, K., and Wang, S., (2014) Spectroscopic characterization and mechanistic investigation of P-methyl transfer by a radical SAM enzyme from the marine bacterium Shewanella denitrificans OS217, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1844, 2135-2144.
Allen, K., Wegner, G., and White, R. (2014) Discovery of multiple modified F430 coenzymes in methanogens and anaerobic methylotrophic archaea suggests new roles for F430 in Nature. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80, 6403-6412. (Spotlight Article)
Allen, K., Xu, H., and White, R. (2014) Identification of a unique radical SAM methyltransferase likely involved in methanopterin biosynthesis in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii, Journal of Bacteriology 196, 3315-3323. (Selected by Faculty of 1000)
Allen, K., and Wang, S. (2014) Initial Characterization of Fom3 from Streptomyces wedmorensis: The Methyltransferase in Fosfomycin Biosynthesis, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 543, 67-73.
Werner, W*.,Allen, K*., Hu, K., Helms, G., Chen, B., and Wang, S. (2011) In Vitro Phosphinate methylation by PhpK from Kitasatospora phosalacinea, Biochemistry 50, 8986-8988.