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Publications:  Prof Peter Heathcote

Yokoyama K, Murahari P, Heathcote P et al. (2013) . Future directions of mu SR-laser excitation.PHYSICA SCRIPTA vol. 88, (6) Article ARTN 068511,
Berthold T, von Gromoff ED, Santabarbara S et al. (2012) . Exploring the Electron Transfer Pathways in Photosystem I by High-Time-Resolution Electron Paramagnetic Resonance: Observation of the B-Side Radical Pair P(700)(+)A(1B)(-) in Whole Cells of the Deuterated Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii at Cryogenic Temperatures.JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY vol. 134, (12) 5563-5576.
Holden-Dye K, Crouch LI, Williams CM et al. (2011) . Opposing structural changes in two symmetrical polypeptides bring about opposing changes to the thermal stability of a complex integral membrane protein.ARCH BIOCHEM BIOPHYS vol. 505, (2) 160-170.
Marinoni I, Nonnis S, Monteferrante C et al. (2008) . Characterization of L-aspartate oxidase and quinolinate synthase from Bacillus subtilis.FEBS J vol. 275, (20) 5090-5107.
Brocker MJ, Virus S, Ganskow S et al. (2008) . ATP-driven reduction by dark-operative protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase from Chlorobium tepidum mechanistically resembles nitrogenase catalysis.J BIOL CHEM vol. 283, (16) 10559-10567.
Moore AL, Carre JE, Affourtit C et al. (2008) . Compelling EPR evidence that the alternative oxidase is a diiron carboxylate protein.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1777, (4) 327-330.
Heathcote P, Nugent J (2008) . Michael Charles Whitmore Evans (September 24, 1940 february 21, 2007).PHOTOSYNTH RES vol. 96, (1) 1-4.
Frank S, Deery E, Brindley AA et al. (2007) . Elucidation of substrate specificity in the cobalamin (vitamin B-12) biosynthetic methyltransferases - Structure and function of the C20 methyltransferase (Cbil) from methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus.J BIOL CHEM vol. 282, (33) 23957-23969.
Santabarbara S, Agostini G, Casazza AP et al. (2007) . Chlorophyll triplet states associated with Photosystem I and Photosystem II in thylakoids of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1767, (1) 88-105.
Ali K, Santabarbara S, Heathcote P et al. (2006) . Bidirectional electron transfer in photosystem I: Replacement of the symmetry-breaking tryptophan close to the PsaB-bound phylloquinone (A(1B))with a glycine residue alters the redox properties of A(1B) and blocks forward electron transfer at cryogenic temperatures.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1757, (12) 1623-1633.
Byrdin M, Santabarbara S, Gu FF et al. (2006) . Assignment of a kinetic component to electron transfer between iron-sulfur clusters F-X and F-A/B of Photosystem I.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1757, (11) 1529-1538.
Heyes DJ, Heathcote P, Rigby SEJ et al. (2006) . The first catalytic step of the light-driven enzyme protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase proceeds via a charge transfer complex.J BIOL CHEM vol. 281, (37) 26847-26853.
Santabarbara S, Kuprov I, Hore PJ et al. (2006) . Analysis of the spin-polarized electron spin echo of the [P(700)(+)A(1)(-)] radical pair of photosystem I indicates that both reaction center Subunits are competent in electron transfer in cyanobacteria, green algae, and higher plants.BIOCHEMISTRY-US vol. 45, (23) 7389-7403.
Layer G, Pierik AJ, Trost M et al. (2006) . The substrate radical of Escherichia coli oxygen-independent coproporphyrinogen III oxidase HemN.J BIOL CHEM vol. 281, (23) 15727-15734.
Reents H, Gruner I, Harmening U et al. (2006) . Bacillus subtilis Fnr senses oxygen via a [4Fe-4S] cluster coordinated by three cysteine residues without change in the oligomeric state.MOL MICROBIOL vol. 60, (6) 1432-1445.
Hughes AV, Rees P, Heathcote P et al. (2006) . Kinetic analysis of the thermal stability of the photosynthetic reaction center from Rhodobacter sphaeroides.BIOPHYS J vol. 90, (11) 4155-4166.
Santabarbara S, Agostini G, Heathcote P et al. (2005) . A fluorescence detected magnetic resonance investigation of the carotenoid triplet states associated with photosystem II of isolated spinach thylakoid membranes.Photosynth Res vol. 86, (1-2) 283-296.
Watson AJ, Hughes AV, Fyfe PK et al. (2005) . On the role of basic residues in adapting the reaction centre - LH1 complex for growth at elevated temperatures in purple bacteria. PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH. vol. 86, 81-100.
Layer G, Grage K, Teschner T et al. (2005) . Radical S-adenosylmethionine enzyme coproporphyrinogen III oxidase HemN - Functional features of the [4Fe-4S] cluster and the two bound S-adenosyl-L-methionines.J BIOL CHEM vol. 280, (32) 29038-29046.
Heldt D, Lawrence AD, Lindenmeyer M et al. (2005) . Aerobic synthesis of vitamin B12: ring contraction and cobalt chelation. Biochem Soc Trans. vol. 33, 815-819.
Frank S, Brindley AA, Deery E et al. (2005) . Anaerobic synthesis of vitamin B12: characterization of the early steps in the pathway.Biochem Soc Trans vol. 33, (Pt 4) 811-814.
Santabarbara S, Heathcote P, Evans MCW (2005) . Modelling of the electron transfer reactions in Photosystem I by electron tunnelling theory: the phylloquinones bound to the PsaA and the PsaB reaction centre subunits of PS I are almost isoenergetic to the iron-sulfur cluster F(X).Biochim Biophys Acta vol. 1708, (3) 283-310.
Fyfe PK, Hughes AV, Heathcote P et al. (2005) . Proteins, chlorophylls and lipids: X-ray analysis of a three-way relationship.TRENDS PLANT SCI vol. 10, (6) 275-282.
Santabarbara S, Kuprov I, Fairclough WV et al. (2005) . Bidirectional electron transfer in photosystem I: Determination of two distances between P-700(+) and A(1)(-) in spin-correlated radical pairs.BIOCHEMISTRY-US vol. 44, (6) 2119-2128.
Raux-Deery E, Leech HK, Nakrieko K-A et al. (2005) . Identification and characterization of the terminal enzyme of siroheme biosynthesis from Arabidopsis thaliana: a plastid-located sirohydrochlorin ferrochelatase containing a 2FE-2S center.J Biol Chem vol. 280, (6) 4713-4721.
McGoldrick HM, Roessner CA, Raux E et al. (2005) . Identification and characterization of a novel vitamin B12 (cobalamin) biosynthetic enzyme (CobZ) from Rhodobacter capsulatus, containing flavin, heme, and Fe-S cofactors.J Biol Chem vol. 280, (2) 1086-1094.
Bratt PJ, Heathcote P, Hassan A et al. (2003) . EPR at 24 T of the primary donor radical cation from Blastochloris viridis.CHEM PHYS vol. 294, (3) 277-284.
Rigby SEJ, Muhiuddin IP, Santabarbara S et al. (2003) . Proton ENDOR spectroscopy of the anion radicals of the chlorophyll primary electron acceptors in type I photosynthetic reaction centres.CHEM PHYS vol. 294, (3) 319-328.
Leech HK, Raux E, McLean KJ et al. (2003) . Characterization of the cobaltochelatase CbiXL: evidence for a 4Fe-4S center housed within an MXCXXC motif.J Biol Chem vol. 278, (43) 41900-41907.
Fairclough WV, Forsyth A, Evans MCW et al. (2003) . Bidirectional electron transfer in photosystem I: electron transfer on the PsaA side is not essential for phototrophic growth in Chlamydomonas.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1606, (1-3) 43-55.
Heathcote P, Jones MR, Fyfe PK (2003) . Type I photosynthetic reaction centres: structure and function. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. vol. 358, 231-243.
Fyfe PK, Jones MR, Heathcote P (2002) . Insights into the evolution of the antenna domains of Type-I and Type-II photosynthetic reaction centres through homology modelling.FEBS LETT vol. 530, (1-3) 117-123.
Rigby SEJ, Muhiuddin IP, Evans MCW et al. (2002) . Photoaccumulation of the PsaB phyllosemiquinone in Photosystem I of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1556, (1) 13-20.
McGoldrick H, Deery E, Warren M et al. (2002) . Cobalamin (vitamin B(12)) biosynthesis in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Biochem Soc Trans. vol. 30, 646-648.
Carbonera D, Burzomato V, Bordignon E et al. (2002) . Fluorescence and absorption detected magnetic resonance of membranes from the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium limicola. Full assignment of detected triplet states.J PHYS CHEM B vol. 106, (30) 7560-7568.
Leech HK, Raux-Deery E, Heathcote P et al. (2002) . Production of cobalamin and sirohaem in Bacillus megaterium: an investigation into the role of the branchpoint chelatases sirohydrochlorin ferrochelatase (SirB) and sirohydrochlorin cobalt chelatase (CbiX). Biochem Soc Trans. vol. 30, 610-613.
Rich PR, Rigby SEJ, Heathcote P (2002) . Radicals associated with the catalytic intermediates of bovine cytochrome c oxidase.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1554, (3) 137-146.
Heathcote P, Fyfe PK, Jones MR (2002) . Reaction centres: the structure and evolution of biological solar power.TRENDS BIOCHEM SCI vol. 27, (2) 79-87.
Fairclough WV, Evans MCW, Purton S et al. (2002) . Site-directed mutagenesis of PsaA:M684 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Conference: PS2001 Proceedings: 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis. (CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia) from: 18/08/2001 to: 23/08/2001,
Rigby SEJ, Evans MCW, Heathcote P (2001) . Electron nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectroscopy of radicals in photosystem I and related Type 1 photosynthetic reaction centres.BBA-BIOENERGETICS vol. 1507, (1-3) 247-259.
Heathcote P (2001) . Type I photosynthetic reaction centres.Biochim Biophys Acta vol. 1507, (1-3) 1-2.
Muhiuddin IP, Heathcote P, Carter S et al. (2001) . Evidence from time resolved studies of the P700(center dot+)/A(1)(center dot-)radical pair for photosynthetic electron transfer on both the PsaA and PsaB branches of the photosystem I reaction centre.FEBS LETT vol. 503, (1) 56-60.
HEATHCOTE P, Muhiuddin IP, Rigby SEJ et al. (2001) . Evidence for two functional phylloquinones in Photosystem I from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. PS2001 proceedings 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis. Conference: 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis. (Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia) from: 18/08/2001 to: 23/08/2001,
Purton S, Stevens DR, Muhiuddin IP et al. (2001) . Site-directed mutagenesis of PsaA residue W693 affects phylloquinone binding and function in the photosystem I reaction center of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.BIOCHEMISTRY-US vol. 40, (7) 2167-2175.
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