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A galactokinase-like protein from the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica

Zinsser, V. L., Cox, C., McAuley, M., Hoey, E. M., Trudgett, A. & Timson, D. J., 21 Jul 2018, In : Experimental Parasitology. 192, p. 65-72 8 p.

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Galactokinase
Fasciola hepatica
Galactose
Acetylgalactosamine
Proteins
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Schistosoma mansoni
Calmodulin
Calcium Channels
Calcium
Ions

Improving the activity and stability of human galactokinase for therapeutic and biotechnological applications

McAuley, M., Mesa-Torres, N., McFall, A., Morris, S., Huang, M., Pey, A. L. & Timson, D., 26 Apr 2018, In : ChemBioChem. 19, 10, p. 1088-1095 8 p.

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Galactokinase
Human Activities
Enzyme Replacement Therapy
Enzymes
Galactosemias

Modulation of the mobility of a key region in human galactokinase: Impacts on catalysis and stability

McAuley, M., Huang, M. & Timson, D. J., 19 Sep 2018, In : Bioorganic Chemistry. 81, p. 649-657 9 p.

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Galactokinase
Catalysis
Enzymes
Galactose
Catalytic Domain

Natural (and Unnatural) Small Molecules as Pharmacological Chaperones and Inhibitors in Cancer

Betancor-Fernández, I., Timson, D. J., Salido, E. & Pey, A. L., 1 Jan 2018, Targeting Trafficking in Drug Development. Ulloa-Aguirre, A. & Tao, Y. X. (eds.). Springer, p. 155-190 36 p. (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology; vol. 245).

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Pharmacology
Molecules
Protein Stability
Neoplasms
Proteins

Prenatal alcohol exposure, biomarkers and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Gard, P. R., Zanganeh, M. & Timson, D. J., 4 Dec 2018, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Recognition, Differential Diagnosis and Long-Term Effects. Nova Science Publishers Inc, p. 19-57 39 p.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Biomarkers
Alcohols
Histone Code
Mothers

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, Biomarkers and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Gard, P., Zanganeh, M. & Timson, D., Nov 2018, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Recognition, Differential Diagnosis and Long-Term Effects. Knight, D. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc, p. 19-57 38 p.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Biomarkers
Alcohols
Histone Code
Mothers

The mechanism of action of praziquantel: Six hypotheses

Thomas, C. M. & Timson, D. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 18, 18, p. 1575-1584 10 p.

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Praziquantel
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Anthelmintics
Parasites
Hydra

The mechanism of action of praziquantel: can new drugs exploit similar mechanisms?

Thomas, C. & Timson, D., 26 Sep 2018, In : Current Medicinal Chemistry. 25, 1

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Praziquantel
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Calcium Channels
Paralysis
Ions

The tegumental allergen-like proteins of Schistosoma mansoni: a biochemical study of SmTAL4-TAL13

Carson, J., Thomas, C. M., McGinty, A., Takata, G. & Timson, D., 14 Feb 2018, In : Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 221, p. 14-22 9 p.

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Schistosoma mansoni
allergens
ions
hands
proteins

Type IV galactosemia

Timson, D. J., 21 Nov 2018, In : Genetics in Medicine. 21, p. 1283-1285

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Water-mediated network in the resistance mechanism of fosfomycin

McClory, J., Lin, J. T., Timson, D. J., Zhang, J. & Huang, M., 2 Aug 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 20, 33, p. 21660-21667 8 p.

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Fosfomycin
Water
phosphates
phosphorylation
Phosphorylation
2017

Characterisation of eppin function: expression and activity in the lung

Scott, A., Glasgow, A., Small, D., Carlile, S., McCrudden, M. T. C., McLean, D. T. F., Brown, R., Doherty, D., Lundy, F. T., Hamid, U. I., O'Kane, C. M., McAuley, D. F., Brodlie, M., Tunney, M., Elborn, J. S., Irwin, C. R., Timson, D., Taggart, C. C. & Weldon, S., 13 Jul 2017, In : European Respiratory Journal. 50, 1

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Lipopolysaccharides
Myeloid Cells
Lung
Chemokine CXCL2
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors

Different specificities of two aldehyde dehydrogenases from Saccharomyces cerevisiae var boulardii

Datta, S., Annapore, U. S. & Timson, D., 26 Jan 2017, In : Bioscience Reports. 37, 2

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aldehyde dehydrogenase
aldehydes
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
active sites
isozymes

Enhanced vulnerability of human proteins towards disease-associated inactivation through divergent evolution

Medina-Carmona, E., Fuchs, J. E., Gavira, J. A., Mesa-Torres, N., Neira, J. L., Salido, E., Palomino-Morales, R. J., Burgos, M., Timson, D. & Pey, A. L., 6 Jul 2017, In : Human Molecular Genetics. 26, 18, p. 3531-3544 14 p.

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Proteins
Amino Acids
Mutation
Protein Stability
Genetic Suppression
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Triose-Phosphate Isomerase
Computer Simulation
Mutation
Genes
Amino Acids

LGR5 receptor promotes cell-cell adhesion in stem cells and colon cancer cells via the IQGAP1 -Rac1 pathway

Carmon, K. S., Xing, G., Yi, J., Wu, L., Thomas, A., Moore, C., Masuho, I., Timson, D., Martemyanov, K. A. & Liu, Q. J., 24 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 292, p. 14989-15001 13 p.

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Cell Adhesion
Colonic Neoplasms
Stem Cells
Actins
Catenins

Molecular Genetics of Galactosaemia

Timson, D., 15 May 2017, eLS. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

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Galactosemias
Molecular Biology
Genes
UDPglucose 4-Epimerase
Galactokinase

New model for the interaction of IQGAP1 with CDC42 and RAC1

Nouri, K., Timson, D. & Ahmadian, M. R., 19 Jun 2017, In : Small GTPases.

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Proteins
GTP Phosphohydrolases
Adhesion
Polarization

Reaction Mechanism of Isopentenyl Phosphate Kinase: A QM/MM Study

McClory, J., Timson, D., Singh, W., Zhang, J. & Huang, M., 20 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 121, 49, p. 11062-11071 10 p.

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Phosphorylation
Phosphotransferases
Phosphates
Substrates
Metal ions

Site-to-site interdomain communication may mediate different loss-of-function mechanisms in a cancer-associated NQO1 polymorphism

Medina-Carmona, E., Neira, J. L., Salido, E., Fuchs, J. E., Palomino-Morales, R. J., Timson, D. & Pey, A. L., 14 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7

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Flavin-Adenine Dinucleotide
Neoplasms
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Proteins
Prodrugs
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Acetylgalactosamine
Uridine Diphosphate
Galactosamine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Neoplasms

We are all mutants

Timson, D., 2017, In : School Science Review. 99, 366, p. 45-50

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Down Syndrome
science
social science
Disease
cause
2016

A mysterious family of calcium-binding proteins from parasitic worms

Thomas, C. M. & Timson, D. J., 15 Aug 2016, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 44, 4, p. 1005-1010 6 p.

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Calcium-Binding Proteins
Helminths
Ions
Calcium
EF Hand Motifs

Antioxidant properties and global metabolite screening ofthe probiotic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii

Datta, S., Timson, D. & Annapure, U. S., 21 Nov 2016, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 97, 9, p. 3039-3049 11 p.

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probiotics
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
metabolites
yeasts
screening

Calmodulin disruption impacts growth and motility in juvenile liver fluke

Timson, D., 27 Jan 2016, In : Parasites & Vectors. 9, p. 1-13 13 p.

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Fasciola hepatica
Calmodulin
Growth
Calcium
Fasciola

Characterization of Cd36_03230p, a putative vanillin dehydrogenase from Candida dubliniensis

Datta, S., Annapure, U. S. & Timson, D., 14 Oct 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 102, p. 99774-99780 7 p.

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Candida
Aldehyde Dehydrogenase
Substrates
Yeast
CD36 Antigens

Conformational dynamics is key to understanding loss-of-function of NQO1 cancer-associated polymorphisms and its correction by pharmacological ligands

Medina-Carmona, E., Palomino-Morales, R. J., Fuchs, J. E., Padin-Gonzalez, E., Mesa-Torres, N., Salido, E., Timson, D. & Pey, A. L., 3 Feb 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6

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Flavin-Adenine Dinucleotide
Pharmacology
Ligands
Neoplasms
Dicumarol

Disturbed cofactor binding by a novel mutation in UDP-galactose 4 '-epimerase results in a type III galactosemia phenotype at birth

Paul, S., McCorvie, T. J., Zschocke, J. & Timson, D., 3 Feb 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 21, p. 17297-17301 5 p.

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UDPglucose 4-Epimerase
Galactosemias
Galactose
Parturition
Phenotype

Experimental and computational evidence on conformational fluctuations as a source of catalytic defects in genetic diseases

Fuchs, J. E., Munoz, I. G., Timson, D. & Pey, A. L., 13 Jun 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 63, p. 58604-58612 9 p.

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NAD
Defects
Molecular dynamics
UDPglucose 4-Epimerase
Thermodynamics

Fasciola hepaticacalcium binding protein FhCaBP2: Structure of the dynein light chain-like domain

Nguyen, T. H., Thomas, C. M., Timson, D. & Van Raaij, M. J., 16 Apr 2016, In : Parasitology Research. 115, 7, p. 2879-2886 8 p.

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Fasciola
Dyneins
Fasciola hepatica
Carrier Proteins
EF Hand Motifs

FhCaBP1 (FH22): a Fasciola hepatica calcium-binding protein with EF-hand and dynein light chain domains

Thomas, C. M., Cheung, S. & Timson, D., 28 Sep 2016, In : Experimental Parasitology. 170, p. 109-115 7 p.

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Dyneins
Calcium-Binding Proteins
Ions
Calcium
Proteins

Galactokinase promiscuity: A question of flexibility?

McAuley, M., Kristiansson, H., Huang, M., Pey, A. L. & Timson, D. J., 9 Feb 2016, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 44, p. 116-122 7 p.

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Galactokinase
Galactosemias
Sugars
Catalytic Domain
Enzymes

Glycerol enhances fungal germination at the water-activity limit for life

Stevenson, A., Hamill, P. G., Medina, A., Kminek, G., Rummel, J. D., Dijksterhuis, J., Timson, D., Magan, N., Leong, S. L. & Hallsworth, J. E., 13 Nov 2016, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, p. 947-967 21 p.

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water activity
glycerol
germination
xerophytes
spores

Insight into the mechanism of galactokinase: role of a critical glutamate residue and helix/coil transitions

McAuley, M., Huang, M. & Timson, D., 24 Oct 2016, In : BBA - Proteins and Proteomics. 1865, 3, p. 321-328 8 p.

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Galactokinase
Glutamic Acid
Enzymes
Methionine
Galactosemias

IQGAP1 interaction with RHO family proteins revisited: Kinetic andequilibrium evidence for multiple distinct binding sites

Nouri, K., Fansa, E. K., Amin, E., Dvorsky, R., Gremer, L., Willbold, D., Schmitt, L., Timson, D. & Ahmadian, M. R., 4 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 291, 0, p. 26364-26376 13 p.

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GTP Phosphohydrolases
Binding Sites
Proteins
Cell Polarity
Guanosine Triphosphate

Metabolic Enzymes of Helminth Parasites: Potential as Drug Targets

Timson, D., 31 Dec 2016, In : Current Protein & Peptide Science. 17, 3, p. 280-295 16 p.

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Modulating mobility: a paradigm for protein engineering?

McAuley, M. & Timson, D., 23 Jul 2016, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. p. 1-8 8 p.

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Proteins
Ligands
Catalysis
Molecular dynamics
Engineers

Natural small molecules as stabilizers and activators of cancer-associated NQO1 polymorphisms

Pey, A. L., Megarity, C. F., Medina-Carmona, E. & Timson, D., 1 Jan 2016, In : Current Drug Targets. 17, 13, p. 1506-1514 9 p.

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Neoplasms
Pharmacology
Quinones
Protein Stability
NAD

On the Interaction Between Human IQGAP1 and Actin

Magill, D. J., Hamilton, E., Shirran, S. L., Botting, C. H. & Timson, D., 1 Apr 2016, In : Protein and Peptide Letters. 23, 4, p. 386-395 10 p.

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Actins
Proteins
Static Electricity
Cold Climate
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Proteins

Phosphorylation Mechanism of Phosphomevalonate Kinase: Implications for Rational Engineering of Isoprenoid Biosynthetic Pathway Enzymes

Huang, M., Wei, K., Li, X., McClory, J., Hu, G., Zou, J-W. & Timson, D., 27 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 120, 41, p. 10714-10722 9 p.

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Phosphorylation
Terpenes
Mevalonic Acid
Phosphotransferases
Enzymes
2015

Chaotropicity: a key factor in product tolerance of biofuel-producing microorganisms

Cray, J. A., Stevenson, A., Ball, P., Bankar, S. B., Eleutherio, E. C. A., Ezeji, T. C., Singhal, R. S., Thevelein, J. M., Timson, D. & Hallsworth, J. E., 30 Jun 2015, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 33, p. 228-259 32 p.

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Comparative biochemical analysis of three members of the Schistosoma mansoni TAL family: Differences in ion and drug binding properties

Thomas, C. M., Fitzsimmons, C. M., Timson, D. & Dunne, D. W., 31 Jan 2015, In : Biochimie. 108, p. 40-47 8 p.

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Dicoumarol: a drug which hits at least two very different targets in vitamin K metabolism

Timson, D., 22 Jul 2015, In : Current Drug Targets. 16, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Dicumarol
Vitamin K
Warfarin
Vitamin K Epoxide Reductases
Pharmaceutical Preparations

FhCaBP2: a Fasciola hepatica calcium-binding protein with EF-hand and dynein light chain domains

Thomas, C. M. & Timson, D., 30 Sep 2015, In : Parasitology. 142, 11, p. 1375-1386 12 p.

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Is there a common water-activity limit for the three domains of life?

Stevenson, A., Cray, J. A., Williams, J. P., Santos, R., Sahay, R., Neuenkirchen, N., McClure, C. D., Grant, I. R., Houghton, J. D. R. & Timson, D., 30 Jun 2015, In : ISME Journal. 9, 6, p. 1333-1351 19 p.

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Multiplication of microbes below 0.690 water activity: implications for terrestrial and extraterrestrial life

Stevenson, A., Burkhardt, J., Cockell, C. S., Cray, J. A., Dijksterhuis, J., Fox-Powell, M., Kee, T. P., Kminek, G., McGenity, T. J. & Timson, D., 28 Feb 2015, In : Environmental Microbiology. 17, 2, p. 257-277 21 p.

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Quantitative enzymology

Timson, D. J., 1 Jul 2015, In : Current Enzyme Inhibition. 11, 1, p. 12-31 20 p.

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Enzymes
Enzyme kinetics
Biotechnology
Drug Delivery Systems
Therapeutics

The molecular basis of galactosemia — Past, present and future

Timson, D. J., 2 Jul 2015, In : Gene. 589, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

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Galactosemias
Galactose
UDPglucose 4-Epimerase
Oxidative Stress
Inborn Errors Metabolism