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Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Manchester, England

Guelph University, Canada

List of Publications


My refereed papers are averaging over 20 citations per article. My most highly cited paper (publication 31) has been cited over 140 times. Full refereed papers:

  1. Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1980) The use of diphenylhexatriene to monitor the fluidity of the thylakoid membrane. Photobiochem. Photobiophys.= 1, 263-270.
  2. Yamamoto, Y., Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1980) Cation-induced fluorescence changes in Triton subchloroplast preparations. Photobiochem.= Photobiophys.= 1, 271-277.
  3. Yamamoto, Y., Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1981) Relationship between thylakoid membrane fluidity and the functioning of pea chloroplasts. Effect of cholesteryl hemisuccinate. Plant Physiol.= 67, 1069-1072.
  4. Chow, W.S., Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1981) Possible effects of the detachment of stromal lamellae from granal stacks on salt-induced changes in spill-over. A study by sonication of chloroplasts. Biochim. Biophys. Acta= 635, 317-326.
  5. Ford, R.C., Chapman, D.J., Barber, J., Pedersen, J.Z. and Cox, R.P. (1982) Fluorescence polarization and spin-label studies of the fluidity of stromal and granal chloroplast membranes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta= 681, 145-151.
  6. Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1983) Incorporation of sterols into chloroplast thylakoid membranes and its effect on fluidity. Planta= 158, 35-41.
  7. Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1983) Time-dependent decay and anisotropy =of fluorescence from diphenylhexatriene embedded in the chloroplast thylakoid membrane. Biochim. Biophys. Acta= 722, 341-348.
  8. Ford, R.C. and Evans, M.C.W. (1983) Isolation of a photosystem II pr=eparation with highly enriched oxygen evolution activity. FEBS Lett. =160, 159-163
  9. Barber, J., Ford, R.C., Mitchell, R.A.C. and Millner, P.A. (1984) Chloroplast membrane fluidity and its sensitivity to temperature. Planta =161, 375-380
  10. Evans, M.C.W., Atkinson, Y.E. and Ford, R.C. (1985) Redox characterisation of the photosystem II electron acceptors -evidence for two electron carriers between Pheophytin and Q. Biochim. Biophys. Acta =806, 247-253.
  11. Ford, R.C. and Evans, M.C.W. (1985) Electron transfer to P680 in active and inhibited photosystem II fractions from higher plants. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 807, 1-9.
  12. Brettel, K., Ford, R.C., Schlodder, E., Atkinson, Y.E., Witt, H.T. and Evans, M.C.W. (1985) Rapid electron transfer reactions associated with oxygen evolution in photosystem II preparations from spinach and Phormidium laminosum. FEBS Lett.= 181, 88-93.
  13. Evans, M.C.W. and Ford, R.C. (1986) Evidence for two tightly bound iron-quinones in the electron acceptor complex of photosystem II. FEBS Lett. 195, 290-294.
  14. Packham, N.K. and Ford, R.C. (1986) Deactivation of the photosystem II oxidation (S) states by 2-(3-chloro-4-trifluoromethyl)anilo-3,5-dinitrophene (ANT 2p) and the putative role of the carotenoid. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 852, 183-190.
  15. Ford, R.C. (1987) Investigation of highly stable photosystem I chlorophyll-protein complexes from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 893, 115-125.
  16. Ford, R.C., Picot, D. and Garavito, R.M. (1987) Crystallisation of the photosystem I reaction centre. EMBO J. 6, 1581-1586.
  17. Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (1988) Investigation of the structure of trimeric and monomeric photosystem I reaction centre complexes. EMBO J. 7, 2287-2293.
  18. Ford, R.C., Pauptit, R.A. and Holzenburg, A. (1988) Structural studies on improved crystals of the photosystem I reaction centre from Phormidium laminosum. FEBS Lett., 238, 385-389.
  19. Ford, R.C., Hefti, A. and Engel, A. (1990) Ordered arrays of the photosystem I reaction centre after reconstitution: Projections and surface reliefs of the complex at 2nm resolution. EMBO J. 9, 3067-3075.
  20. Hefti, A., Ford, R.C., Miller, M., Cox, R.P. and Engel, A. (1992) Analysis of the structure of photosystem I in cyanobacterial thylakoid membranes. FEBS Lett. 296, 29-32.
  21. Ellis, C.J., Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (1992) Detergent sensitivity of the tonoplast proton ATPase and its purification from Beta vulgaris. Biochim Biophys. Acta 1136, 319-326.
  22. Engel, A., Hefti, A., Hoenger, A., Henn, C., Ford, R.C., Kistler, J. and Zulauf, M. (1993) Assembly of 2-D membrane protein crystals: Dynamics, crystal order and fidelity of structure analysis by electron microscopy. J. Struct. Biol. 109, 219-234.
  23. Holzenburg, A., Bewley, M.C., Wilson, F.H., Nicholson, W.V. and Ford, R.C. (1993) Three dimensional structure of photosystem II. Nature 363, 470-472.
  24. Holzenburg, A., Shepherd, F.A. & Ford, R.C. (1994) Localisation of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II by Fourier difference analysis. Micron 25, 447-451
  25. Ford, R.C., Rosenberg, M.F., Shepherd, F.H., McPhie, P. & Holzenburg, A. (1995) Photosystem II 3D structure and the role of the extrinsic subunits in photosynthetic oxygen evolution. Micron 26, 133-140
  26. Nicholson, W.V., Ford, R.C. & Holzenburg, A. (1996) A current assessment of photosystem II structure. Bioscience Reports 16, 159-187
  27. Nicholson, W.V., Shepherd, F.H., Rosenberg, M.F.,.Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C (1996) Structure of photosystem II in spinach thylakoid membranes: Comparison of detergent-solubilised and native complexes. Biochem. J. 315, 543-547
  28. Holzenburg, A., Flint, T.D., Shepherd, F.H. and Ford, R.C. (1996) Photosystem II: Mapping the locations of the oxygen-enhancing subunits by electron microscopy. Micron 27, 121-127
  29. Collins, R.F., Flint, T.D., Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C. (1996) Structural changes in photosystem II after treatment with the bifunctional crosslinker EDC: An electron microscopy study. Biochem J. 319, 585-589
  30. Rosenberg, M.F., Holzenburg, A., Shepherd, F.H., Nicholson, W.V., Flint, T.D. & Ford, R.C. (1997) Membrane protein structure studied by electron microscopy and single particle alignment: An assessment with small 2D ordered arrays of photosystem II. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1319, 119-132
  31. Rosenberg, M.F., Callaghan, R., Ford, R.C. and Higgins C.F. (1997) Structure of the multidrug-resistance P-glycoprotein to 2.5nm resolution determined by electron microscopy and image analysis. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 10685-10694
  32. Kitmitto, A., Holzenburg, A. and Ford, R.C. (1997) Two dimensional crystals of photosystem I in higher plant grana margins. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 19497-19501
  33. Mustafa, A.O., Derrick, J.P., Tiddy, G.J.T. and Ford, R.C. (1998) A novel approach for the crystallisation of soluble proteins using non-ionic surfactants. Acta. Cryst. D54, 154-159
  34. Higgins, C.F., Callaghan, R., Linton, K.J., Rosenberg, M.F. and Ford, R.C. (1997) Structure of the multi-drug resistance P-glycoprotein. Seminars in Cancer Biology 8, 135-142.
  35. Stoylova, S., Flint, T.D., Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (1997) Projection structure of photosystem II in vivo determined by cryo-electron crystallography. Micron 28, 439-446.
  36. Stoylova, S., Flint, T.D., Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (1998) Comparison of photosystem II structure as determined by electron crystallography of frozen-hydrated and negatively stained specimens. Micron 29, 341-348
  37. Kitmitto, A., Mustafa, A.O., Holzenburg, A. and Ford, R.C. (1998) Three-dimensional structure of higher plant photosystem I determined by electron crystallography. J. Biol. Chem. 273, 29592-29599
  38. Collins, R.F., Bullough, P., Ford, R.C. & Derrick, J.P. (1999) Projection structure of reconstituted Opc outer membrane protein from Neisseria meningitidis. Mol. Microbiol. 32, 217-221
  39. Stoylova, S., Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (1999) Cryo-electron crystallography of small and mosaic 2-D crystals: An assessment of a procedure for high-resolution data retrieval. Ultramicroscopy 77, 113-118
  40. Kitmitto, A., Mustafa, A.O., Ford, J.W., Holzenburg, A. and Ford, R.C. (1999) Does photoinhibition and/or phosphorylation of photosystem II influence its in vivo oligomeric state? . Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1413, 21-30
  41. Stoylova, S., Flint, T.D., Ford, R.C. and Holzenburg, A. (2000) Structural analysis of 2-D crystals of photosystem II in far-red light adapted thylakoid membranes: New crystal forms provide evidence for a dynamic reorganization of light harvesting antennae subunits. Eur. J. Biochem. 267, 207-215
  42. Ruffle, S.V., Mustafa, A., Kitmitto, A., Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C. (2000) The location of the mobile electron carrier ferredoxin in vascular plant photosystem I. J. Biol. Chem 275, 36250-36255
  43. Rosenberg, M.F., Mao, Q., Holzenburg, A., Ford, R.C., Deeley, R.G. and Cole S.P.C. (2001) The structure of the multidrug resistance protein 1 (MRP1/ABCC1). Crystallisation and single particle analysis. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 16076-16082
  44. Collins, R.F., Davidsen, L., Derrick, J.P., Ford, R.C. and Tonjum, T. (2001) Study of the PilQ secretin from Neisseria meningitidis by transmission electron microscopy reveals a dodecameric quaternary structure. J. Bacteriol. 183, 3825-3832
  45. Rosenberg, M.F., Velarde, G.S., Ford, R.C., Martin, C., Berridge, G., Kerr, I.D., Callaghan, R., Schmidlin, A., Wooding, C., Linton, K.J. and Higgins, C.F. (2001) Repacking of the transmembrane domains of P-glycoprotein during the transport ATPase cycle. EMBO J. 20: 5615-5625
  46. Velarde, G., Ford, R.C., Rosenberg, M.F. and Powis, S.J. (2001) Three-dimensional structure of transporter associated with antigen processing (TAP) obtained by single particle image analysis. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 46054-46063
  47. Ford, R.C., Stoylova, S.S. and Holzenburg, A. (2002) An alternative model for photosystem II/light harvesting complex II in grana membranes based on cryo-electron microscopy studies. Eur. J. Biochem. 269, 236-336
  48. Ruffle, S.V., Michalarias, I., Li, J.C. and Ford, R.C. (2002) Inelastic incoherent neutron scattering studies of water interacting with biological macromolecules. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 124, 565 –569.
  49. Ruffle, S.V., Mustafa, A., Kitmitto, A., Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C. (2002) The location of the mobile electron carrier plastocyanin in vascular plant photosystem I. J. Biol. Chem 277: 25692-25696.
  50. Wang, M-C., Berrow, N., Ford, R.C., Dolphin, A.C. and Kitmitto, A. (2002) Structure of the L-type voltage gated calcium channel as revealed by single particle image processing. J. Mol. Biol. 323, 85-98
  51. Michalarias, I., Beta, I.A., Li, J.C., Ruffle, S.V. and Ford, R.C. (2002) The interaction of water with DNA - a combined Inelastic Neutron Scattering and infrared spectroscopic study. J. Mol. Liquids 101, 19-26
  52. Michalarias, I., Beta, I.A., Ford R.C., Ruffle, S.V. and Li, J.C. (2002) Inelastic neutron scattering studies of water in DNA. Appl. Physics A - Materials Science & Processing 74, 1242-1244
  53. Rosenberg, M.F., Kamis, A.B., Callaghan, R., Higgins C.F. and Ford, R.C. (2003) Three-dimensional structures of the mammalian multidrug resistance P-glycoprotein demonstrate major conformational changes in the transmembrane domains upon nucleotide binding J. Biol. Chem. 278, 8294-8299
  54. Beta, I.A., Michalarias, I., Li, J.C., Ford, R.C. and Bellissent-Funel, M.-C. (2003) Quasi-elastic neutron scattering study of hydrated DNA. Chem. Phys. 292, 451-454
  55. Collins, R.F., Ford, R.C., Kitmitto, A., Olsen, R.O., Tønjum, T. and Derrick J.P. (2003) Three dimensional structure of the Neisseria meningitidis secretin PilQ determined from negative stain transmission electron microscopy. J. Bacteriol. 185, 2611-2617
  56. Beta, I.A., Kolesnikov, A.I., Michalarias, I., Wu, G.L., Ford, R.C. and Li, J.C. (2003) Incoherent inelastic neutron-scattering studies of the structure of water associated with DNA and gelatin. Can J. Phys. 81, 367-371
  57. Wang, M-C., Collins, R.F., Ford, R.C., Berrow, N.S., Dolphin, A.C. and Kitmitto, A. (2004) The 3-D structure of the cardiac L-type voltage gated calcium channel: Comparison with the skeletal muscle form reveals a common architectural motif. J. Biol. Chem. 279, 7159-7168
  58. Adeyosun, E.K., Smith, T.J., Hoberg, A.-M., Velarde, G.S., Ford, R.C. & Dalton, H. (2004) Formaldehyde dehydrogenase preparations from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath) comprise methanol dehydrogenase and methylene tetrahydromethanopterin dehydrogenase. Microbiol. 150, 707-713
  59. Ford, R.C., Ruffle, S.V. Ramirez-Cuesta, A., Michalarias, I., Beta, I.A., Miller, A. and Li, J.C. (2004) Inelastic incoherent neutron scattering measurements of intact cells and tissues, and detection of interfacial water. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 126, 4682-4688.
  60. Beis, K., Collins, R.F., Ford, R.C., Kamis, A.B., Whitfield, C. and Naismith, J. (2004) Three-dimensional structure of Wza, the protein required for translocation of Group 1 capsular polysaccharide across the outer membrane of Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 279, 28227 - 28232
  61. Ford, R.C., Ruffle, S.V., Michalarias, I., Beta, I.A., Ramirez-Cuesta, A.,and Li, J.C. (2004) Neutron scattering measurements of intact cells show changes after heat shock consistent with an increase in molecular crowding. J. Mol. Recogn. 17, 505-511
  62. Rosenberg, M.F., Kamis, A.B., Aleksandrov, L.A., Ford, R.C. and Riordan, J.R. (2004) Purification and Crystallization of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) J. Biol. Chem. 279: 39051 - 39057
  63. Collins, R.F. Frye, S.A., Kitmitto, A., Ford, R.C., Tønjum, T. and Derrick, J.P. (2004) Structure of the Neisseria meningitidis Outer Membrane PilQ Secretin Complex at 12 Å Resolution. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 39750 – 39756
  64. Rosenberg, M.F., Callaghan, R., Szabolcs, M., Higgins, C.F. and Ford, R.C. (2005) 3-D Structure of P-glycoprotein: the transmembrane regions adopt an asymmetric configuration in the nucleotide-bound state. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 2857-2862 .
  65. Collins, R.F., Fry, S.A., Balasingham, S., Ford, R.C., Tonjum, T. and Derrick, J.P. (2005) Interaction with type IV pilus induces structural changes in the bacterial outer membrane secretin PilQ. J. Biol. Chem 280, 18923-18930
  66. Zhang, Y., Zhang, P., Ford, R.C., Han, S. Amd Li, J.C. (2005) Inelastic neutron scattering studies of the interaction between water and some amino acids. J. Phys. Chem B 109, 17784-17788
  67. Collins, R.F., Beis, K., Clarke, B.R., Ford, R.C., Hulley, M., Naismith, J.H. and Whitfield, C. (2005) Periplasmic protein-protein contacts in the inner membrane protein, Wzc, forms a tetrameric complex required for the assembly of Escherichia coli group 1 capsules J. Biol. Chem. 281, 2144-2150
  68. Mikhailov, M.V., Campbell, J., de Wet, H., Shimomura, K., Zadek, B., Collins, R.F., Sansom, M.S.P., Ford, R.C. and Ashcroft, F.M. (2005) 3-D structural and functional characterization of the purified KATP channel complex Kir6.2-SUR1. EMBO J. 24, 4166-4175
  69. Michalarias I., Gao X.L., Ford R.C. and Li J.C. (2005) Recent progress on our understanding of water around biomolecules J. Mol. Liquids 117, 107-116
  70. Callaghan, R., Ford, R.C. and Kerr, I.D. (2006) The translocation mechanism of P-glycoprotein. FEBS Lett. 580, 1056-1063
  71. Zhang, P., Zhang, Y., Han, S., Yan, Q., Ford, R.C. and Li, J. (2006) Vibrational spectroscopic studies of the interaction of water with serine. J. Phys. Chem. A 110, 5000-5003.
  72. Popplewell, J., Swann, M.J., Freeman,N.J., McDonnell, C. and Ford, R.C. (2006) Quantifying the effects of melittin on liposomes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1768, 13-20
  73. Collins, RF, McDevitt, C., Modok, S., Kerr, ID, Storm, J. Ford, RC and Callaghan, R. (2006) Three dimensional structure of the breast cancer resistance protein ABCG2. Structure 14, 1623-1632
  74. Frye, S., Collins R.F., Balasingham, S., Ford, R.C., Derrick J. and Tonjum, T. (2006) Topology of the outer membrane secretin PilQ. Microbiology 152, 3751-3764
  75. Collins, R.F., Beis, K., Dong, C., Botting, C., McDonnell, C., Ford, R.C., Clarke, B.R., Whitfield, C and Naismith, J.H. (2007) The 3D structure of a periplasm-spanning platform required for assembly of group 1 capsular polysaccharides in Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 104, 2390-2395
  76. Ford, R.C. & Holzenburg, A. (2007) Electron crystallography of biomolecules: mysterious membranes and missing cones. TiBS 33:38-43.
  77. McDevitt C.A., Shintre C.A., Günter Grossmann J., Pollock N.L., Prince S.M., Callaghan R., Ford R.C. (2008) Structural insights into P-glycoprotein (ABCB1) by small angle X-ray scattering and electron crystallography.FEBS Lett. 582, 2950-6.
  78. Young M.T., Fisher J.A., Fountain S.J., Ford R.C., North R.A., Khakh B.S. (2008) Molecular Shape, Architecture, and Size of P2X4 Receptors Determined Using Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer and Electron Microscopy.J. Biol. Chem. 283,26241-51.
  79. Cleverley R.M., Saleem M., Kean J., Ford R.C., Derrick, J.P., Prince, S.M. (2008) Selection of membrane protein targets for crystallization using PFO-PAGE electrophoresis. Mol. Membr. Biol. 25, 625-630
  80. Kean J, Cleverley RM, O'Ryan L, Ford RC, Prince SM, Derrick JP. (2008) Characterization of a CorA Mg2+ transport channel from Methanococcus jannaschii using a Thermofluor-based stability assay. Mol. Membr. Biol. 25, 653-663

    Reviews, multi-author book contributions, non-refereed articles and published conference proceedings:

    Invited reviews are marked with a + sign. All other articles are in journals or multi-authored academic books. These contain original data which have not appeared in another publication.

  81. Ford, R.C., Yamamoto, Y. and Barber J. (1981) Lipid fluidity and photosynthetic electron flow. Effect of cholesterol. In Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Photosynthesis (Akoyunoglou, G. Ed.) Vol. 1, pp. 617-626, Balaban Int. Press
  82. Chow, W.S., Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1981) Salt-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and spill-over changes. a requirement for the attachment of stromal to granal thylakoid membranes? In Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Photosynthesis, (Akoyunoglou, G., Ed.), Vol. 1, pp. 595-603, Balaban Int. Press.
  83. Ford, R.C. (1982) The role of lipid fluidity in the function of the thylakoid membrane. PhD Thesis, University of London, U.K.
  84. Chapman, D.J., Millner, P.A., Ford, R.C. and Barber, J. (1983) Lipid content of chloroplast thylakoids and regulation of photosynthetic electron transport. In 5th International Symposium on the Biochemistry and Metabolism of Plant Lipids, (J.F.G.M. Wintermans and P.J.C. Kuiper, Eds.), pp. 363-368, Elsevier Amsterdam.
  85. Ford, R.C., Atkinson, Y.E. and Evans, M.C.W. (1984) Kinetics of P680 reduction in oxygen evolving photosystem II preparations from lettuce and Phormidium laminosum. In Photosynthesis Research (Sybesma, C. Ed.), Vol. 1, pp. 147-150, Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, NL.
  86. Evans, M.C.W., Atkinson, Y.E. and Ford, R.C. (1984) Primary electron transfer in the photosystem II reaction centre. In Photosynthesis Research (Sybesma, C. Ed.), Vol. 1, pp.127-130, Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, NL.
  87. Evans, M.C.W., Ford, R.C. and Atkinson, Y.E. (1985) Electron paramagnetic resonance studies of photosynthesis. Biochem. Soc.Trans. 13, 585-588.
  88. Ford, R.C., Gallagher, I.G. and Evans, M.C.W. (1986) Investigations of photosystem II reaction centre components. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 14, 54.
  89. Evans, M.C.W. and Ford, R.C. (1986) Electron transfer processes in photosynthetic reaction centres. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 14, 12-15.
  90. Atkinson, Y.E., Ford, R.C. and Evans, M.C.W. (1986) Kinetic signals arising from photosystem II in higher plants, a cyanobacterium and a green algae. Biochem. Soc.Trans. 14, 50-51.
  91. +Ford, R.C. (1988) Photosynthesis returns to chemistry. Chimia 42, 354-357.
  92. +Ford, R.C. (1989) Photosynthesis: Giant revelations to come (News & Views article). Nature 337, 510-511.
  93. +Ford, R.C. (1989) Light thickens (journal review). Nature 341, 360
  94. +Ford, R.C. (1992) Photosynthetic membrane proteins. Curr.Opin. Struct. Biol. 2, 527-533.
  95. Holzenburg, A., Wilson, F.H., Finbow, M.E. and Ford, R.C.(1992) Investigations of membrane proteins - the versatility of electron microscopy. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 20, 591-597.
  96. Ford, R.C. and Cochrane, M.A. (1992) Cyanobacterial photosystem I structure. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 21, 19-21.
  97. +Cochrane, M.A. and Ford, R.C. (1993) The purification of membrane proteins for crystallisation. Chromatog. Anal. 27, 5-7.
  98. Ford, R.C. & Howson, J. (1994) Photosystem I: Structural and functional studies. In Membrane transport in plants and fungi: Molecular mechanisms & control. Blatt, M.R, Leigh, R.A. & Sanders, D. (Eds.) Comp. of Biol. Ltd., Cambridge. pp. 1-9
  99. Collins, R.F., Flint, T.D., Holzenburg, A., & Ford, R.C. (1995) Cross-linking studies of photosystem II in grana membranes. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 301-304
  100. Flint, T.D., Ford, J.W., Ford, R.C. & Holzenburg, A. (1995) Changes in the ultrastructure and dynamics of thylakoid membranes. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht.pp. 261-264
  101. Ford, R.C., Collins, R.F., Flint, T.D., Kitmitto, A., Rosenberg, M.F., Shepherd, F.H., Stoylova, S. & Holzenburg, A. (1995) Advances in the analysis of the three-dimensional (3D) structure of photosystem II. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 213-218
  102. Holzenburg, A., Collins, R.F., Flint, T.D., Kitmitto, A., McPhie, P., Rosenberg, M.F., Shepherd, F.H., Stoylova, S. & Ford, R.C. (1995) Three-dimensional (3D) structure and oxygen evolution. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 337-340
  103. Kitmitto, A., Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C. (1995) Investigation of the process of ordered 2D array formation in spinach photosystem II-enriched grana. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 373-376
  104. Rosenberg, M.F, Flint, T.D., Shepherd, F.H., Holzenburg, A. & Ford, R.C. (1995) Localization of the extrinsic proteins of photosystem II by electron microscopy. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 369-372
  105. Stoylova, S., McPhie, P., Flint, T.D., Ford, R.C. & Holzenburg, A. (1995) Cryo-electron microscopy of photosystem II. In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere. Vol III, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 333-336
  106. Higgins C.F., Callaghan R., Linton K., Ford R.C. and Rosenberg M.F. (2001) Structure and function of the multidrug resistance P-glycoprotein. J. Physiol. 535: 2S-2S
  107. Ford R.C., Velarde G.S., Rosenberg M.F., Powis S.J., Callaghan R., Mao Q.C., Higgins C.F. (2001) ABC transporters under the microscope. J. Physiol. 535: 2S-3S
  108. Rosenberg, M.F., Kamis, A.B., Aleksandrov, L.A., Ford, R.C. and Riordan, J.R. (2004) Purification and crystallization of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. Biochem Soc. Trans
  109. Awayn, N.H., Rosenberg, M.F., Aleksandrov, L.A., Riordan, J.R. and Ford, R.C. (2005) Crystallographic and single particle analyses of native and nucleotide-bound forms of the cystic fibrosis conductance regulator (CFTR) protein. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 33, 996-999
  110. Popplewell, J., McDonnell, C., Carrington, S. and Ford, R.C. (2005) Dual polarization interferometry measurements of lipid bilayers. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 33, 931-933
  111. Ford, R.C., Kamis A.B., Kerr, I.D. & Callaghan, R. (2007) ‘The ABC Transporters: Structural insights into drug transport’ in Transporters as Drug Carriers, Chiba, P. & Ecker, G. Eds. Springer press. (in press)


  1. World service broadcast on structure of photosynthetic proteins.
  2. BBC Radio 4 News broadcast on photosystem II 3D structure.

    Academic Book Reviews:

  3. In Chemistry & Industry: (1992) Protein Purification: A Practical Approach (Harris & Angal) Eds.
  4. In Chemistry & Industry: (1993) Protein Purification: Design and Scale-up of Downstream Processing. (S.M. Wheelwright).