Projects making use of the laboratory have generated over 100 publications, over 50 published in journals with Impact Factors >5.0 (REF scoring: 3*-4*).

Below are some examples.



1. Ali, S.B., Turner, J.J.O. & Fountain, S.J. (2018) Constitutive P2Y2 receptor activity regulates basal lipolysis in human adipocytes. J. Cell Sci., 131, jcs221036.

2. Bellett G., Carter J.M., Keynton J., Goldspink D., James C, Moss D.K. & Mogensen M.M. (2009) Microtubule plus-end and minus-end capture at adherens junctions is involved in the assembly of apico-basal arrays in polarised epithelial cells. Cell Motil. Cytoskel., 66, pp. 893-908.

3. Eldred J.A., McDonald M., Wilkes H.S., Spalton D.J., Wormstone I.M. (2016) Growth factor restriction impedes progression of wound healing following cataract surgery: identification of VEGF as a putative therapeutic target. Scientific Reports, 6, 24453.

4. Goldspink D.A., Rookyard C., Tyrrell B.J., Gadsby J., Perkins J., Lund E.K., Galjart N., Thomas P., Wileman T., Mogensen M.M. (2017) Ninein is essential for apico-basal microtubule formation and CLIP-170 facilitates its redeployment to non-centrosomal microtubule organizing centres. Open Biol., 7, 160274.

5. Goljanek-Whysall K., Sweetman D., Abu-Elmagd M., Chapnik E., Dalmay T., Hornstein E. & Münsterberg A. (2011) MicroRNA regulation of paired-box transcription factor Pax3 confers robustness to developmental timing of myogenesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108, pp. 11936-11941.

6. Goljanek-Whysall K., Pais H., Rathjen T., Sweetman D., Dalmay T. & Münsterberg, A. (2012) Regulation of multiple target genes by miR-1/miR-206 is pivotal for C2C12 myogenesis. J. Cell Sci., 125, pp. 3590-3600.

7. Grocott T., Thomas P. & Münsterberg A.E. (2016) Atlas Toolkit: Fast registration of 3D morphological datasets in the absence of landmarks. Sci. Rep., 6, 20732.

8. Haan N., Goodman T., Najdi-Samiei A., Stratford C.M., Rice R., El Agha E., Bellusci S. & Hajihosseini M.K. (2013) Fgf10-expressing tanycytes add new neurons to the appetite/energy-balance regulating centers of the postnatal and adult hypothalamus. J. Neurosci., 33, pp. 6170-6180.

9. Hatch V.L., Marin-Barba M., Moxon S., Ford C.T., Ward N.J., Tomlinson M.L., Desanlis I., Hendry A.E., Hontelez S., van Kruijsbergen I., Veenstra GJ.C., Münsterberg A.E. & Wheeler G.N. (2016) The Positive Transcriptional Elongation Factor (P-TEFb) is required for neural crest specification. Dev. Biol., 416, pp. 361-372.

10. Kilpatrick L.M., Harris R.L., Owen K.A., Bass R., Ghorayeb C., Bar-Or A. & Ellis V. (2006) Initiation of plasminogen activation on the surface of monocytes expressing the type-II transmembrane serine protease matriptase. Blood, 108, pp. 2616-2623.

11. Layhadi J.A., Fountain S.J. (2017) P2X4 receptor-dependent Ca2+ influx in model human monocytes and macrophages.  Int. J. Mol. Sci., 18, 2261.

12. Layhadi J.A., Turner J., Crossman D. & Fountain S.J. (2017) ATP evokes Ca2+ responses and CXCL5 secretion via P2X4 receptor activation in human monocyte-derived macrophages. J. Immunol., 200, pp. 1159-1168.

13. Moss D.K., Bellett G., Carter J.M., Liovic M., Keynton J., Prescott A.R., Lane E.B. & Mogensen M.M. (2007) Ninein is released from the centrosome and moves bi-directionally along microtubules. J. Cell Sci., 120, pp. 3064-3074.

14. Raghavan C.T., Smuda M., Smith A.J.O., Howell S., Smith D.G., Singh A., Gupta P., Glomb M.A., Wormstone I.M. & Nagaraj R.H. (2016) AGEs in human lens capsule promote the TGFβ2 -mediated EMT of lens epithelial cells: Implications for age-associated fibrosis. Aging Cell, 15, pp. 465-476.

15. Sales K., Vasudeva R., Dickinson M.E., Godwin J.L., Lumley A.J., Michalczyk Ł., Hebberecht L., Thomas P., Franco A.  & Gage M.J.G. (2018) Experimental heatwaves compromise sperm function and cause transgenerational damage in a model insect. Nat. Commun., 9, 4771.13. Smith A.J.O., Ball S.S.R., Bowater R.P. & Wormstone I.M. (2016) PARP-1 inhibition influences the oxidative stress response of the human lens. Redox Biology, 8, pp. 354-362.

16. Seipke R.F., Barke J., Brearley C., Hill, L., Yu D.W., Goss R.J.M. & Hutchings, M.I. (2011). A single Streptomyces mutualist makes multiple antifungals to support the fungus farming ant Acromyrmex octospinosus. PLoS ONE. 6, e22028.

17. Sweetman D., Goljanek K., Rathjen T., Oustanina S., Braun T., Dalmay T. & Münsterberg A. (2008) Specific requirements of MRFs for the expression of muscle specific microRNAs, miR-1, miR-206 and miR-133. Dev. Biol., 321, pp. 491-499.

18. Wormstone I.M., Wang L.X. & Liu C.S.C. (2009) Posterior capsule opacification. Exp. Eye Res., 88, pp. 257-269.

19. Zhang Y. & Turner J.G. (2008) Wound-induced endogenous jasmonates stunt plant growth by inhibiting mitosis. PLoS ONE, 3, e3699.



20. Bridge T., Shaikh S.A., Thomas P., Botta J., McCormick P.J. & Sachdeva A. (2019) Site-specific encoding of photoactivity in antibodies enables light-mediated antibody-antigen binding on live cells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 58, pp. 17986-17993.

21. Camerin M., Moreno M., Marín M.J., Schofield C.L., Chambrier I., Cook M.J., Coppellotti O., Jori G. & Russell D.A. (2016) Delivery of a hydrophobic phthalocyanine photosensitizer using PEGylated gold nanoparticle conjugates for the in vivo photodynamic therapy of amelanotic melanoma. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 15, pp. 618-625.

22. García Calavia P., Chambrier I., Cook M.J., Haines A.H., Field R.A. & Russell D.A. (2018) Targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using lactose-phthalocyanine functionalized gold nanoparticles. J. Colloid Interface Sci., 512, pp. 249-259.

23. García Calavia P., Marín M.J., Chambrier I., Cook M.J. & Russell D.A. (2017) Towards optimisation of surface enhanced photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using gold nanoparticle-photosensitiser conjugates. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., , 17, pp. 281-289.

24. Hazarika P., Jickells S.M., Wolff K. & Russell D.A. (2008) Imaging of latent fingerprints through the detection of drugs and metabolites. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47, pp. 10167-10170.

25. Jeffery V., Goldson A.J., Dainty J.R., Chieppa M. & Sobolewski A. (2017) IL-6 signaling regulates small intestinal crypt homeostasis. J Immunol., 199, pp. 304-311.

26. Leggett R., Lee-Smith E.E., Jickels S.M. & Russell D.A. (2007) "Intelligent" fingerprinting: Simultaneous identification of drug metabolites and individuals by using antibody-functionalized nanoparticles. Ang. Chem. Int. Ed., 46, pp. 4100-4103.

27. Leggett R., Thomas P., Marín M.J., Gavrilovic J., & Russell D.A. (2017) Imaging of compartmentalised intracellular nitric oxide, induced during bacterial phagocytosis, using a metalloprotein-gold nanoparticle conjugate. Analyst, 142, pp. 4099-4105.

28. Liu P, Atkinson S.J., Akbareian S.E., Zhou Z., Munsterberg A., Robinson S.D., Bao Y. (2017) Sulforaphane exerts anti-angiogenesis effects against hepatocellular carcinoma through inhibition of STAT3/HIF1-α/VEGF signalling. Sci Rep., 7, 12651.

29. Liu P., Behray M., Wang Q., Wang W., Zhou Z., Chao Y., Bao Y. (2017) Anti-cancer activities of allyl isothiocyanate and its conjugated silicon quantum dots. Sci Rep., 8, 1084.

30. Ogunwobi O., Mutungi G. & Beales I.L.P. (2006) Leptin stimulates proliferation and inhibits apoptosis in Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma cells by cyclooxygenase-2-dependent, prostaglandin-E2-mediated transactivation of the epidermal growth factor receptor and c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase activation. Endocrinology, 147, pp. 4505-4516.

31. Osborne A.,Hopes, M., Wright P., Broadway D.C. & Sanderson, J. (2016) Human organotypic retinal cultures (HORCs) as a chronic experimental model for investigation of retinal ganglion cell degeneration. Exp. Eye Res., 143, pp. 28-38.

32. Penon O, Marín M.J., Russell D.A. & Pérez-García L. (2017) Water soluble, multifunctional antibody-porphyrin gold nanoparticles for targeted photodynamic therapy. J. Colloid Interface Sci., 496, pp. 100–110.

33. Schofield C.L., Marín M.J., Rejzek M., Crocker P.R., Field R.A. & Russell D.A. (2016) Detection of mSiglec-E, in solution and expressed on the surface of Chinese hamster ovary cells, using sialic acid functionalised gold nanoparticles. Analyst, 141, pp. 5799-5809.

34. Stuchinskaya T., Moreno M., Cook M.J., Edwards D.R. & Russell D.A. (2011) Targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using antibody-phthalocyanine gold nanoparticle conjugates. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 10, pp. 822-831.