Selected publications


Yamashita et al., ‘Structure and Function of the Bacterial Heterodimeric ABC Transporter CydDC: Stimulation of the ATPase Activity by Thiol and Heme Compounds’, J. Biol. Chem In press.


Qian et al., ‘Three-Dimensional Structure of the Rhodobacter sphaeroidesRC-LH1-PufX Complex: Dimerization and Quinone Channels Promoted by PufX’, Biochemistry 52 (2013) 7575-7585.


Huysmans, Chan et al., ‘A urea channel from Bacillus cereus reveals a novel hexameric structure’, Biochem. J. 445 (2012) 157-166.

Qian et al.,Structure of the cyanobacterial Magnesium Chelatase H subunit determined by single particle reconstruction and small-angle X-ray scattering’, J. Biol. Chem. 287 (2012) 4946-4956.


Glover et al., ‘AcrB contamination in 2-D crystallization of membrane proteins: Lessons from a sodium channel and a putative monovalent cation/proton antiporter’, J. Struct. Biol. 176 (2011) 419-424.

Kailas, Terry et al.,Surface architecture of endospores of the Bacillus cereus/anthracis/thuringiensis family at the subnanometer scale’, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 108 (2011) 16014-16019.

Terry et al., ‘YwdL in Bacillus cereus: Its Role in Germination and Exosporium Structure’, PLoS ONE 6 (2011) e23801.


Ball, Taylor et al.  ‘Structure of the exosporium and sublayers of spores of the Bacillus cereus family revealed by electron crystallography’, Mol. Microbiol. 68 (2008) 947-958.

Qian et al.Three-dimensional reconstruction of a membrane-bending complex’, J. Biol. Chem. 283 (2008) 14002-14011.

Baboolal, Conroy et al. Colicin N binds to the periphery of its receptor and translocator, outer membrane protein F.’, Structure 16 (2008) 371-379.

Hunt et al., ‘The formation and structure of Escherichia coli K-12 haemolysin E pores’, Microbiology-SGM 154 (2008) 633-642.


Conroy, Durand et al. ‘The crystal structure of the Escherichia coli AmtB-GlnK complex reveals how GlnK regulates the ammonia channel’, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104 (2007) 1213-1218. link


Tzokov, et al. ‘Structure of the hemolysin E (HlyE, ClyA, and SheA) channel in its membrane-bound form’, J. Biol. Chem. 281 (2006) 23042-23049. link


Conroy et al. ‘Modelling the human rhesus proteins: implications for structure and function’, Brit. J. Haematology 131 (2005) 543-551. link

Qian et al. ‘The 8.5 Ångstrom projection structure of the core RC-LH1-PufX dimer of Rhodobacter sphaeroides’, J. Mol. Biol. 349 (2005) 948-960. link