ISI listed


(A28) Chakraborty, S.; Oda, M.; Rendon-Ramirez, A.; Ásgeirsson, B.; Minda, R.; Goni, F.M.; Rao, B.J.  (2013) Computational module assembled from different protease family motifs reveals a serine protease scaffold in PI PLC from Bacillus cereus. PlosOne. (


(A27) Chakraborty, S., Rao, B.J., Ásgeirsson, B. (2013) Structural phylogeny by profile extraction and multiple superimposition using electrostatic congruence as a discriminator. Intrins DisorderProteins 1 (1) ( (eLocation ID: e25463).


(26)  Papaleo, E., Renzetti, G., Invernizzi1, G., Ásgeirsson, B. (2013)  Dynamics fingerprint and inherent asymmetric flexibility of a cold-adapted homodimeric enzyme. A case study of the Vibrio alkaline phosphatase.  Biochem Biophys Acta General Subjects. 1830, 2970-2980 (Corresponding author). (


(25)  Chakraborty, S., Ásgeirsson, B., Rao, B.J. (2012). A Measure of the Broad Substrate Specificity of Enzymes Based on ‘Duplicate’ Catalytic Residues. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49313. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049313 (


(24)  Chakraborty, S., Minda, R., Ásgeirsson, B., Salaye, L., Frêre, J.M., Basuthkar J. Rao, B.J. (2012) Inhibition of a cold-active alkaline phosphatase by imipenem revealed by in silico modeling of mono and binuclear metallo-beta-lactamase active site. FEBS Lett. 586, 3710-3715 (


(23)  Gylfason, G. A., Knútsdóttir, E. and Ásgeirsson, B. (2012) Nervonic Acid (24:1n-9) is a Dominant Unsaturated Fatty Acid in the Intestinal Brush Border of Atlantic Cod.  Lipid Insights 5 19-34.  doi: 10.4137/LPI.S10291.  Online: author).


(22)  Gylfason, G.A., Knútsdóttir, E., & Ásgeirsson, B. (2010)  Isolation and biochemical characterization of lipid rafts from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) intestinal enterocytes.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 155, 86–95.  Online: author).


(21)  Heidarsson, P.O., Sigurdsson, S. Th. & Ásgeirsson, B. (2009). Structural features and dynamics of a cold-adapted alkaline phosphatase studied by EPR spectroscopy. FEBS Journal  276, 2725-2735.  (Corresponding author).


(20)  Helland, R., Larsen, R.L. & Bjarni Ásgeirsson, B. (2009) The 1.4 Å crystal structure of the large and cold-active Vibrio sp. alkaline phosphatase.  Biochim Biophys. Acta. 1794, 297-308. (Corresponding author).


(19)  Gudjónsdóttir & Ásgeirsson, B. (2008)  Effects of replacing active site residues in a cold-active alkaline phosphatase with those found in its mesophilic counterpart from E. coli. FEBS J. 275, 117-127. (Corresponding author).


(18)  Ásgeirsson, B., Adalbjörnsson, B.V. & Gylfason, G.A. (2007)  Engineered disulfide bonds increase active-site local stability and reduce catalytic activity of a cold-adapted alkaline phosphatase.  Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1774, 679-687. (Corresponding author).


(17)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Cekan, P. (2006) Microscopic rate-constants for substrate binding and acylation in cold-adaptation of trypsin I from Atlantic cod.  FEBS Lett. 580, 4639-4644. (Corresponding author).


(16)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Guðjónsdóttir, K (2006)  Reversible inactivation of alkaline phosphatase from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in urea.  Biochim Biophys Acta 1764, 190-198. (Corresponding author).


(15)  Ásgeirsson, B., Noesegaard-Nielsen, B. & Höjrup, P. (2003)  Amino acid sequence of the cold-adapted alkaline phosphatase from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B.  136, 45-60. (Corresponding author).


(14)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Andrésson; Ó.S. (2001) Primary structure of cold-adapted alkaline phosphatase from a Vibrio sp. as deduced from the nucleotide gene sequence.  Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1549, 99-111. (Corresponding author).


(13)  Ásgeirsson, B., Hauksson, J.B. & Gunnarsson, G.H. (2000)  Dissociation and unfolding of cold-active alkaline phosphatase from Atlantic cod in the presence of guanidinium chloride.  Eur. J. Biochem. 267, 6403-6412. (Corresponding author).


(12)  Hauksson, J.B., Andrésson, Ó.S. & Ásgeirsson, B. (2000)  Heat-labile bacterial alkaline phosphatase from a marine Vibrio species. Enz. Microbial Technol. 27, 66-73. (Corresponding author).


(11)  Ásgeirsson, B.  Leth-Larsen, R. Thorólfsson, M., Nedertoft, M.M., Höjrup, P.  (1998) The third serine proteinase with chymotrypsin specificity isolated from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is a type II elastase.  Eur. J. Biochem. 255 (1998) 3, 638-646. (Corresponding author).


(10)  Ásgeirsson, B., Haebel, S., Thorsteinsson, L., Helgason, E., Gudmundsson, K.O., Gudmundsson, G. & Roepstorff, P.  (1998)  Hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy.  Monitoring the presence of the Leu68->Gln68 cystatin C variant in cerebrospinal fluids and monocyte cultures by mass spectrometry.  Biochem. J. 329, 497-503. (Corresponding author).


 (9)  Leth-Larsen, R., Ásgeirsson, B., Thorólfsson, M., Nørregaard-Madsen, M. & Højrup, P. (1996) Structure of chymotrypsin B from Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua. Biochem. Biophys. Acta  1297, 49-56.  (Corresponding author).


(8)  Ásgeirsson, B., Hartemink, B. and Chlebowski, J.F. (1995) Alkaline phosphatase from  Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Kinetic and structural properties which indicate adaptation to low temperatures.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 110B, 315-329. (Corresponding author).


(7)  Bjarnason, J. B., Ásgeirsson, B. & Fox, J. W. (1993). Psychrophilic proteinases from atlantic cod. ACS Symposium Series 516, 69-82.


(6)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Bjarnason, J.B. (1993) Properties of elastase from Atlantic cod, a cold-adapted proteinase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1194, 91-100. (Corresponding author).


(5)  Thorsteinsson, L., Georgsson, G., Ásgeirsson, B., Bjarnadóttir, M., Ólafsson, Í., Jensson, Ó. & Guðmundsson, G. (1992)  Retention of cystatin C in monocytes from patients with hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy. J. Neurol. Sci. 108, 121-128.


(4)  Ögmundsdóttir, H.M., Harðarson, B., Steinarsdóttir. M. & Ásgeirsson, B. (1991)  The characteristics of macrophage-like cell lines derived from normal sheep spleens.  FEMS Microbiol. Immunol. 89, 21-32.


(3)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Bjarnason, J.B. (1991)  Structural and kinetic properties of chymotrypsin from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua).  Comparison with bovine chymotrypsin.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 99, 327-335. (Corresponding author).


(2)  Ásgeirsson, B., Fox, J.W. & Bjarnason, J.B. (1989)  Purification and characterization of trypsin from the poikilotherm Gadus morhua (Atlantic cod). Eur. J. Biochem. 180, 85-94. (Corresponding author).


(1)  Ásgeirsson, B. & Schofield, J.G. (1984)  Calcium-dependent protein phosphorylation in bovine anterior pituitary membranes and intact cells.  Mol. Cell. Endocrinol.  34, 183-190. (Corresponding author).