"Hurst" publications

MUPs shape individual odour signatures

Posted on: 28 November 2018 | Category: 2018

Individual odour signatures that mice learn are shaped by involatile major urinary proteins (MUPs)

MEERCATs for quantifying proteomes

Posted on: 28 November 2017 | Category: 2017

MEERCAT: Multiplexed efficient cell free expression of recombinant QconCATs for large scale absolute quantification of proteomes

Glareosin: a urinary lipocalin in male bank voles

Posted on: 6 November 2017 | Category: 2017

Glareosin: a novel sexually dimorphic urinary lipocalin in the bank vole, Myodes glareolus

Potential MUPs involved in mouse speciation

Posted on: 6 November 2017 | Category: 2017

Molecular heterogeneity in major urinary proteins of Mus musculus subspecies: potential candidates involved in speciation

Handling method influences mouse performance

Posted on: 6 November 2017 | Category: 2017

Optimising reliability of mouse performance in behavioural testing: the major role of non-aversive handling

New protein discovered in mouse lemur urine

Posted on: 6 November 2017 | Category: 2017

Characterisation of urinary WFDC12 in small nocturnal basal primates, mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.)

Measuring protein turnover

Posted on: 28 November 2016 | Category: 2016

Protein turnover measurement using selected reaction monitoring-mass spectrometry

Selection on MUPs maintains individual signatures

Posted on: 28 April 2016 | Category: 2016

Selection on coding and regulatory variation maintains individuality in major urinary protein scent marks in wild mice

Protein turnover in rodent tissues

Posted on: 28 April 2016 | Category: 2016

Proteome dynamics: Tissue variation in the kinetics of proteostatisis in intact animals

Mammalian sperm proteins

Posted on: 28 April 2016 | Category: 2016

Cross-species proteomics in analysis of mammalian sperm proteins

Neurogenesis in adult brain stimulated by darcin

Posted on: 7 December 2015 | Category: 2015

The male sex pheromone darcin stimulates hippocampal neurogenesis and cell proliferation in the sub ventricular zone in female mice.

Structural analysis & quantification of MUPs

Posted on: 9 November 2015 | Category: 2015

Mass spectrometry for structural analysis and quantification of the Major Urinary Proteins of the house mouse

Sperm competition influences seminal fluid

Posted on: 13 October 2015 | Category: 2015

Sperm competition drives plasticity in seminal fluid composition

Genetic markers used for kin recognition during cooperation

Posted on: 4 October 2015 | Category: 2015

The genetic basis of kin recognition in a cooperatively breeding mammal

Calorie restriction affects hormone levels and MUP investment

Posted on: 10 August 2015 | Category: 2015

The effects of graded levels of calorie restriction: II. Impact of short term calorie and protein restriction on circulating hormone levels, glucose homeostasis and oxidative stress in male C57BL/6 mice

Darcin induces attraction and maternal aggression

Posted on: 17 November 2014 | Category: 2014

From sexual attraction to maternal aggression: When pheromones change their behavioural significance

Darcin: structure, stability & binding

Posted on: 3 November 2014 | Category: 2014

The structure, stability and pheromone binding of the male mouse protein sex pheromone darcin

Protein semiochemistry in mammals

Posted on: 9 July 2014 | Category: 2014

The complexity of protein semiochemistry in mammals

Female attraction and learning

Posted on: 12 February 2014 | Category: 2014

Female attraction to male scent and associative learning: the house mouse as a mammalian model

MUPs in rats

Posted on: 11 February 2014 | Category: 2014

The major urinary protein system in the rat

Comparing central and peripheral MUPs

Posted on: 4 February 2014 | Category: 2014

Comparative study of the molecular variation between ‘central’ and ‘peripheral’ MUPs and significance for behavioural signaling

Changes in response to sex pheromones

Posted on: 13 January 2014 | Category: 2014

Sex pheromones are not always attractive: changes induced by learning and illness in mice

Handling tunnels reduce mouse anxiety

Posted on: 20 February 2013 | Category: 2013

Reducing mouse anxiety during handling

Baculum predicts reproductive success in males

Posted on: 5 February 2013 | Category: 2013

Baculum morphology predicts reproductive success of male house mice under sexual selection

Rodent urinary proteins used in scent communication

Posted on: 29 January 2013 | Category: 2013

Rodent urinary proteins: genetic identity signals and pheromones

Applying proteomics to scent signals

Posted on: 8 January 2013 | Category: 2013

The application of proteomics to the discovery and quantification of proteins in scent signals

The scents of female competition

Posted on: 7 January 2013 | Category: 2013

Wake up and smell the conflict: odour signals in female competition

Turnover of sperm & seminal vesicle proteins

Posted on: 8 October 2012 | Category: 2012

Heterogenous turnover of sperm and seminal vesicle proteins in the mouse revealed by dynamic metabolic labelling

The tiny Roborovski hamster produces a new urinary lipocalin

Posted on: 7 February 2012 | Category: 2010

Roborovskin, a lipocalin in the urine of the Roborovski hamster

Darcin induces mouse spatial learning

Posted on: 31 January 2012 | Category: 2012

Pheromonal induction of spatial learning in mice

Measurement of proteome dynamics in whole animals

Posted on: 17 January 2012 | Category: 2012

Protein turnover: measurement of proteome dynamics by whole animal metabolic labelling with stable isotope labelled amino acids

Inbreeding avoidance and status in bank voles

Posted on: 16 January 2012 | Category: 2012

Inbreeding avoidance behaviour of male bank voles in relation to social status

Sperm competition roles & investment

Posted on: 10 January 2012 | Category: 2012

Sperm competition roles and ejaculate investment in a promiscuous mammal

Male reproductive effort and oxidative stress

Posted on: 9 January 2012 | Category: 2012

Tissue dependent changes in oxidative damage with male reproductive effort in house mice

Male voles increase investment in accessory reproductive glands in response to the odours of rival males

Posted on: 9 February 2011 | Category: 2011

Social cues of sperm competition influence accessory reproductive gland size in a promiscuous mammal

Female mice can limit oxidative stress during reproduction

Posted on: 1 February 2011 | Category: 2011

Is oxidative stress a physiological cost of reproduction? An experimental test in house mice

The scent of senescence

Posted on: 12 January 2011 | Category: 2011

The scent of senescence: sexual signalling and female preference in house mice

Darcin - a new sex pheromone in mice that stimulates female memory

Posted on: 17 March 2010 | Category: 2010

Darcin: a male pheromone that stimulates female memory and sexual attraction to an individual male's odour

Minimizing anxiety in laboratory mice by using better handling methods

Posted on: 16 February 2010 | Category: 2010

Taming anxiety in laboratory mice

NMR structure of darcin

Posted on: 10 February 2010 | Category: 2010

(1)H, (15)N and (13)C resonance assignment of darcin, a mouse major urinary protein

Challenges in understanding mechanisms of kin recognition

Posted on: 9 February 2010 | Category: 2010

Making progress in genetic kin recognition among vertebrates

Mechanisms of sexual assessment through scent

Posted on: 6 October 2009 | Category: 2009

Female recognition and assessment of males through scent

Laboratory mice lack normal variation in MUP patterns

Posted on: 4 May 2009 | Category: 2009

Limited variation in the Major Urinary Proteins of laboratory mice

Females may adjust reproductive investment through the Bruce effect

Posted on: 4 March 2009 | Category: 2009

Female behaviour plays a critical role in controlling murine pregnancy block

The potential of genotypic information to convey kinship

Posted on: 10 February 2009 | Category: 2009

Sperm competition and brain size evolution in mammals

High diversity of rodent seminal fluid proteins

Posted on: 10 February 2009 | Category: 2009

Comparative proteomics reveals evidence for evolutionary diversification of rodent seminal fluid and its functional significance in sperm competition