Using QconCATs to establish protein complex stoichiometry

Mengru Yang, Deborah M Simpson, Nicolas Wenner, Philip Brownridge, Victoria M Harman, Jay C D Hinton, Robert J Beynon, Lu-Ning Liu (2020) Decoding the stoichiometric composition and organisation of bacterial metabolosomes [PDF] [PUBMED] [DOI] [Abstract...]

Connective tissue protein turnover

Howard Choi, Deborah Simpson, Ding Wang, Mark Prescott, Andrew A Pitsillides, Jayesh Dudhia, Peter D Clegg, Peipei Ping, Chavaunne T Thorpe (2020) Heterogeneity of proteome dynamics between connective tissue phases of adult tendon. [
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Proteomics of hippocampus in elipepsy

Karen Tse, Dean Hammond, Deborah Simpson, Robert J Beynon, Edward Beamer, Michael Tymianski, Michael W Salter, Graeme J Sills, Thimmasettappa Thippeswamy (2019) The impact of postsynaptic density 95 blocking peptide (Tat‐NR2B9c) and an iNOS inhibitor (1400W) on proteomic profile of the hippocampus in C57BL/6J mouse model of kainate‐induced epileptogenesis [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Heparin binding proteome

Quentin M. Nunes, Dunhao Su, Philip J. Brownridge, Deborah M. Simpson, Changye Sun, Yong Li, Thao P. Bui, Xiaoying Zhang, Wei Huang, Daniel J. Rigden, Robert J. Beynon, Robert Sutton, David G. Fernig (2019) The heparin-binding proteome in normal pancreas and murine experimental acute pancreatitis [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of canine ligament progenitors

Katie J Lee, Eithne J. Comerford, Deborah M. Simpson, Peter D. Clegg, and Elizabeth G Canty-Laird (2019) Identification and characterisation of canine ligament progenitor cells and their extracellular matrix niche [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Secretome analysis of cancer cells

J. Dinesh Kumar, Iman Aolymat, Laszlo Tiszlavicz, Zita Reisz, Hanan M. Garalla, Rob Beynon, Deborah Simpson, Graham J. Dockray and Andrea Varro (2019) Chemerin acts via CMKLR1 and GPR1 to stimulate migration and invasion of gastric cancer cells: putative role of decreased TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Caught in a trap - proteomics of NETS

Elinor A. Chapman, Max Lyon, Deborah Simpson, David Mason, RobertJ.Beynon, RobertJ.Moots and HelenL.Wright (2019) Caught in a Trap? Proteomic Analysis of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Synovial fluid proteomes

James R. Anderson, Aibek Smagul, Deborah Simpson, Peter D. Clegg, Luis M. Rubio-Martinez, Mandy J. Peffers (2019) The synovial fluid proteome differentiates between septic and nonseptic articular pathologies. [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Using protemics to define MMP7 processing

Garalla HM, Lertkowit N, Tiszlavicz L, Reisz Z, Holmberg C, Beynon R, Simpson D, Varga A, Kumar JD, Dodd S, Pritchard DM, Moore AR, Rosztóczy AI, Wittman T, Simpson A, Dockray GJ, Varro A. (2018) Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-7 in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma: expression, metabolism, and functional significance. [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

SIDLS: stable isotope labelling for secretome dynamics

Hammond DE, Kumar JD, Raymond L, Simpson DM, Beynon RJ, Dockray GJ, Varro A. (2018) Stable Isotope Dynamic Labeling of Secretomes (SIDLS) Identifies Authentic Secretory Proteins Released by Cancer and Stromal Cells. [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Proteomics in craniopharyngioma

John R. Apps · Gabriela Carreno · Jose Mario Gonzalez‐Meljem · Scott Haston · Romain Guiho ·Julie E. Cooper · Saba Manshaei · Nital Jani · Annett Hlsken · Benedetta Pettorini · Robert J. Beynon · Deborah M. Simpson · Helen C. Fraser · Ying Hong · Shirleen Hallang · Thomas J. Stone1 · Alex Virasami · Andrew M. Donson · David Jones · Kristian Aquilina · Helen Spoudeas1· Abhijit R. Joshi · Richard Grundy · Lisa C. D. Storer · Márta Korbonits · David A. Hilton · Kyoko Tossell · Selvam Thavaraj · Mark A. Ungless · Jesus Gil1 · Rolf Buslei · Todd Hankinson · Darren Hargrave · Colin Goding · Cynthia L. Andoniadou · Paul Brogan · Thomas S. Jacques · Hywel J. Williams · Juan Pedro Martinez‐Barbera (2018) Tumour compartment transcriptomics demonstrates the activation of in ammatory and odontogenic programmes in human adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma and identi es the MAPK/ERK pathway as a novel therapeutic target. [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics suppporting supramolecular studies

M. Faulkner, J. Rodriguez-Ramos, G. F. Dykes, S. V. Owen, S. Casella, D. Simpson, R. Beynon and L. Liu (2017) Direct characterization of the native structure and mechanics of cyanobacterial carboxysomes [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics to identify galectin binding partners

Colomb F, Wang W, Simpson D, Zafar M, Beynon R, Rhodes JM, Yu LG. (2017) Galectin-3 interacts with the cell surface glycoprotein CD146 (MCAM, MUC18) and induces secretion of metastasis-promoting cytokines from vascular endothelial cells. [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Double standards in proteomics

Richard J. Bennett, Deborah M. Simpson, Stephen W. Holman, Sheila Ryan, Philip Brownridge, Claire E. Eyers, John Colyer, Robert J. Beynon (2017) DOSCATs: Double standards for protein quantification [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Connective tissue proteomics

Thorpe CT, Peffers MJ, Simpson D, Halliwell E, Screen HR, Clegg PD (2016). Anatomical heterogeneity of tendon: Fascicular and interfascicular tendon compartments have distinct proteomic composition. [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Improving the quality of turnover measurement

Stephen W. Holman, Dean E. Hammond, Deborah M. Simpson, John Waters, Jane L. Hurst and Robert J. Beynon (2016) Protein turnover measurement using selected reaction monitoring-mass spectrometry (SRM MS). [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of dystrophic muscle

Arecco N, Clarke CJ, Jones FK, Simpson DM, Mason D, Beynon RJ, Pisconti A. (2016) Elastase levels and activity are increased in dystrophic muscle and impair myoblast cell survival, proliferation and differentiation. [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of ocular cancer secretomes reveal malignancy potential

Angi, M., Kalirai, H, Prendegast, S., Simpson, D.M., Hammond, D.E., Madigan, M. C., Beynon, R.J. & Coupland, S.E. (2016) Proteomic analysis of uveal melanoma secretome reveals novel biological insights and potential biomarkers. [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Of mice, mups and mass spectrometry

Robert J. Beynon, Stuart D. Armstrong, Amy J. Claydon, Amanda J. Davidson, Claire E. Eyers, James I. Langridge, Guadalupe Gómez-Baena, Victoria M. Harman, Jane L. Hurst, Victoria Lee, Lynn McLean, Rebecca Pattison, Sarah A. Roberts, Deborah M. Simpson, Jenny Unsworth, Matthias Vonderach, Jonathan Williams and Yvonne E. Woolerton (2015) Mass spectrometry for structural analysis and quantification of the Major Urinary Proteins of the house mouse. [PDF] [NotEvenIndexedInPubmed?] [Abstract...]

MUP complexity and analytical challenges

Beynon RJ, Armstrong SD, Gómez-Baena G, Lee V, Simpson D, Unsworth J, Hurst JL. (2014) The complexity of protein semiochemistry in mammals. [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of myofibroblasts

Balabanova S, Holmberg C, Steele I, Ebrahimi B, Rainbow L, Burdyga T, McCaig C, Tiszlavicz L, Lertkowit N, Giger OT, Oliver S, Prior I, Dimaline R, Simpson D, Beynon R, Hegyi P, Wang TC, Dockray GJ, Varro A. (2014) The neuroendocrine phenotype of gastric myofibroblasts and its loss with cancer progression. [PDF] [PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Designing QconCATs for a mammalian pathway

Simpson, D.M. & Beynon, R.J. (2012) QconCATs: design and expression of concatenated protein standards for multiplexed protein quantification. [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Quantification of a metabolic pathway

Carroll KM, Simpson DM, Eyers CE, Knight CG, Brownridge P, Dunn W, Winder CL, Lanthaler K, Pir P, Malys N, Kell DB, Oliver SG, Gaskell SJ, Beynon RJ. (2011) Absolute quantification of a metabolic pathway in yeast: deployment of a complete QconCAT approach. [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Schistosome parasite QconCAT

Castro-Borgesa, W., Simpson, D.M., Dowlea, A., Curwen, R.S., Thomas-Oates, J., Beynon, R.J. & Wilson, A. R. (2011) Abundance of tegument surface proteins in the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni determined by QconCAT proteomics. [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of copper effects in Ronaldsay sheep

Simpson, D.M., Beynon, R.J., Robertson, D.H.L., Loughran, M.J. & Haywood, S. (2004) Copper associated liver disease: a proteomics study of copper challenge in a sheep model. Proteomics 4, 524-536. [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Copper toxicity in sheep

Haywood, S. Simpson, D.M, Ross, G. & Beynon, R.J. (2005) The unique response of North Ronaldsay sheep to copper challenge compared with Cambridge sheep: oxidative stress, mitochondrial damage and hepatic stellate cell activation. J. Comp. Path.133, 114-127 [PUBMED] [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of oxidative stress in mice

Aphrodite Vasilaki, Deborah Simpson, Francis McArdle, Lynne McLean, Robert J. Beynon, Holly Van Remmen, Arlan G. Richardson, Anne McArdle, John A Faulkner and Malcolm J. Jackson (2007) Formation of 3-nitrotyrosines in carbonic anhydrase III is a sensitive marker of oxidative stress in skeletal muscle PROTEOMICS – Clinical Applications 1: 362–372 [PDF] [Abstract...]

Proteomics of copper toxicity

Simpson, D. M., Mobasheri, A., Haywood, S. & Beynon, R. J. (2007) A proteomics study of the response of North Ronaldsay sheep to copper challenge. BMC Veterinary Research BMC Vet Res. 27, 36 [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

QconCAT protocols defined

Pratt, J.M., Simpson, D.M., Doherty, M.K., Rivers, J, Gaskell, S.J. Beynon , R.J. (2006) Multiplexed absolute quantification for proteomics using concatenated signature peptides encoded by QconCAT genes. Nature Protocols 1, 1029 - 1043 [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Darcin NMR structure lodged

Phelan MM, McLean L, Simpson DM, Hurst JL, Beynon RJ, Lian LY. (2010) (1)H, (15)N and (13)C resonance assignment of darcin, a mouse major urinary protein. Biomol NMR Assign. 2010 Aug 12[PUBMED] [Abstract...]

Absolute quantification by QconCAT

Rivers J, Simpson DM, Robertson DH, Gaskell SJ, Beynon RJ.(2007) Absolute multiplexed quantitative analysis of protein expression during muscle development using QconCAT. Mol Cell Proteomics. 6, 1416-1427. [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Urinary lipocalins

Beynon, RJ, Hurst, JL, Turton, MJ , Robertson, DHL , Armstrong, SD, Cheetham, SA, Simpson, D, MacNicoll, A, Humphries, RE  (2008) Urinary lipocalins in rodenta: is there a generic model? Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 11, 37-49 [PDF] [Abstract...]

Designer genes for mass spectrometry

Eyers CE, Simpson DM, Wong SC, Beynon RJ, Gaskell SJ. (2008) QCAL-a Novel Standard for Assessing Instrument Conditions for Proteome Analysis. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 19, 1275-1280 [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

FTICR based quantification

Johnson, H., Wong, S C C, D M Simpson, R J Beynon, and S J Gaskell (2008) . Protein quantification by selective isolation and fragmentation of isotopic pairs using FT-ICR MS. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 19, 973-977 [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]

Acetone modifies peptides! Be careful if you're using acetone precipitation.

Simpson DM, Beynon RJ. (2010) Acetone precipitation of proteins and the modification of peptides. J Proteome Res. 9, 444-450 [PUBMED][PDF] [Abstract...]