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Pre-1990

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Scientific papers 1972 - 1979, 1980 - 1989 and Reviews
1972 - 1979
  • Marsh, D., Phillips, A.D., Watts, A. and Knowles, P.F. (1972) A spin-label study of Fractionated Egg Phosphatidyl Choline Vesicles. Bioch. Biophys. Res. Comm. 49, 641-648.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Knowles, P.F. (1977) Cooperativity of the Phase Transition in Single- and Multibilayer Lipid Vesicles. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 465, 500- 514.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Knowles, P.F. (1976) Evidence for Phase Boundary Lipid. Permeability of Tempocholine into Dimyrostoyl-Phosphatidylcholine Vesicles at the Phase Transition, Biochemistry 15, 3570-3578.
  • Watts, A., Marsh, D. and Knowles, P.F. (1978) Lipid-substituted cytochrome oxidase: no absolute requirement of cardiolipin for activity Bioch. Biophys. Res. Comm. 81, 403-409.
  • Watts, A., Harlos, K., Maschke, W. and Marsh, D. (1978) Control of Structure and Fluidity of Phosphatidylglycerol Bilayers by pH-Titration. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 510, 63-74.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts, A. (1978) NMR spin-spin splittings in Lipid Membranes. Headgroup conformation in phosphatidylglycerol bilayers. FEBS Letts. 85, 124-126.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A., Maschke, W. and Knowles, P.F. (1978) Protein-immobilized Lipid in DMPCûsubstituted cytochrome oxidase: Evidence for both Boundary and trapped-Bilayer Lipid. Bioch. Biophys. Res. Comm. 81, 397-402.
  • Watts, A., Marsh, D. and Knowles, P.F. (1978) Characterisation of DMPC vesicles and their dimensional changes through the phase transition - Molecular control of membrane morphology. Biochemistry 17, 1792-1801.
  • Knowles, P.F., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1979) Spin-label studies of lipid immobilization in DMPC-substituted cytochrome oxidase. Biochemistry 18, 4480-4487.
  • Dowdall, M.J., Fohlman, J.P. and Watts, A. (1979) Presynaptic Action of Snake Venom Neurotoxins in Cholergic Systems. Adv. in Cytopharmacology 3, 63-76.
  • Watts, A., Volotovski, I.D. and Marsh, D. (1979) Rhodopsin-Lipid Associations in Bovine Rod Outer Segment Membrane. Identification of Immobilized lipid by Spin-labels. Biochemistry 18, 5006-5013.

1980 - 1989
  • Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1980) Fusion of dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine vesicles. Fed. Proc. 39, 1984.
  • Fretten, P., Morris, S.J., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1980) Lipid-lipid and Lipid-protein Interactions in Chromaffin Granule Membranes. A spin-label ESR study. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 598, 247-259.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts, A. (1980) Molecular Motion in Phospolipid Bilayers in the Gel Phase: Spin-label Saturation Transfer ESR Studies. Bioch. Biophys. Res. Comm. 94, 130-137.
  • Cevc, G., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1980) Non-electrostatic contribution to the Titration of the Ordered-fluid phase Transition of Phosphatidylglycerol Bilayers. FEBS Letts. 120, 267-270.
  • Watts, A. (1980) Novel Applications of the Analytical Ultracentrifuge: Molecular Weight and Morphological Studies on Phospholipid vesicles. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 8, 522-523.
  • Watts, A., Davoust, J., Marsh, D. and Devaux, P.F. (1981) Distinct States of lipid mobility in bovine rod outer segment membranes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 643, 673-676.
  • Watts, A. Harlos, K. and Marsh, D. (1981) Charge-induced Tilt in ordered-phase phosphatidylglycerol bilayers. Evidence from X-ray diffraction. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 645, 91-96.
  • Knowles, P.F., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1981) Spin-label studies of head-group specificity in the interaction of phospholipids with yeast cytochrome oxidase Biochemistry 20, 5888-5894.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Barrantes, F.J. (1981) Phospholipid Chain Immobilization and Steroid Rotational Immobilization in Acetylcholine Receptor-rich Membranes for Torpedo marmorata. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 645, 97-101.
  • Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1981) Saturation Transfer ESR studies of molecular motion in phosphatidylglycerol bilayers in the gel phase. Effects of pre-transitions and pH titration. Biochim. Biophys. Acta , 642, 231-241.
  • Watts, A., Volotovski, I.D. and Marsh, D. (1981) The motional properties of rhodopsin and the membrane lipids in bovine rod outer segment disc membranes. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 9, 150-151.
  • Cevc, G., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1981) Titration of the phase transition of phosphatidyl serine bilayer membranes. Biochemistry 20, 4955-4965.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A., Knowles, P.F., Pates, R.D., Uhl, R. and Esmann, M. (1982) ESR spin-label studies of lipid protein interactions in membranes. Biophys. J. 37, 265-274.
  • Sixl, F. and Watts, A. (1982) Interactions between phospholipid head groups at membrane interfaces: A deuterium and phosphorous magnetic resonance and spin-label electron spin resonance study. Biochemistry 24, 6446-6452.
  • Watts, A., Volotovski, I.D., Pates, R.D. and Marsh, D. (1982) Spin-label studies of rhodopsin-lipid interactions. Biophysics J. 37, 94-95.
  • Harris, J., Power, T.J., Bieber, A.L. and Watts, A. (1983) An electronspin resonance spin-label study of the interaction of purified Mojave toxin with synaptosomal membranes from rat brain. Eur. J. Biochemistry 131, 559-565.
  • Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Smith, I.C.P. (1983) Dynamic structure and phase behaviour of dimyristoyl phosphatidylethanolamine bilayers studied by deuterium nuclear magnetic resonance. Biochemistry 22, 3023-3026.
  • Sixl, F. and Watts, A. (1983) Headgroup interactions in mixed phospholipid bilayers. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 80, 1613-1615.
  • Sixl, F. , Brophy, P.J. and Watts, A. (1984) Selective protein-lipid interactions at membranes surfaces: a deuterium and phosphorus NMR study of the association of myelin basic protein with the bilayer head groups of DMPC and DMPG Biochemistry 23, 2032-2039.
  • Leuschner, J.T.A., Wing, D.R., Harvey, D.J., Brent, G.A., Dempsey, C.E., Watts, A. and Paton, W.D.M. (1984) The partitioning of Tetrahydrocannabinol into erythrocyte membranes in vivo and its effects on membrane fluidity. Experientia 40, 866-868.
  • Tse, A.G.D., Barclay, A.N., Watts, A. and Williams, A.F. (1985) A glycophospholipid tail at the carboxyl terminus of Thy-1 glycoprotein of neurons and thymocytes. Science 230, 1003-1008.
  • Alecio, M.R., Miller, A. and Watts, A. (1985) Diffraction of X-rays by rippled phosphatidylcholine bilayers. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 815, 139-142.
  • Volotovski, I.D., Ryba, N.J.P. and Watts, A. (1985) Effect of calmodulin on the structural state of photoreceptor membranes and rhodopsin-containing phospholipid vesicles. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 129, 517-521.
  • Pates, R.D., Watts, A., Uhl, R. and Marsh, D. (1985) Lipid-protein interactions in frog rod outer segment disc membranes. Characterisation by spin-labels. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 814, 389-397.
  • Esmann, M., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1985) Spin-label studies of lipid-protein interactions in (Na+, K+)-ATPase membranes from rectal glands of Squalus acanthias. Biochemistry 24, 1386-1393.
  • Sixl, F. and Watts, A. (1985) Deuterium and phosphorus NMR studies on the binding of polymyxin-B to lipid bilayers-water interfaces. Biochemistry 24, 7906- 7910.
  • Ryba, N.J.P., Dempsey, C.E. and Watts, A. (1986) Protein-lipid interactions at membrane surfaces: A deuterium and phosphorus NMR study of the interaction between bovine rhodopsin and the bilayer head-groups of DMPC. Biochemistry, 25, 4818- 4825.
  • Volotovski, I.D., Ryba, N.J.P. and Watts, A. (1986) Calmodulin binding to bovine rod outer segment disc membranes. Doklady 30, 372-375.
  • Watts, A. and Poile, T.W. (1986) Direct determination by 2H NMR of the ionization state of phospholipids and of a local anaesthetic at the membrane surface. Biochim. Biophys. Acta , 861, 368-372.
  • Dempsey, C.E., Ryba, N.J.P. and Watts, A. (1986) Evidence from deuterium Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for the Temperature-dependent reversible Self-association of Erythrocyte Band 3 in Dimyristoyl Phosphatidylcholine Bilayers. Biochemistry 25, 2180- 2187.
  • Datema, K.P., Wolfs, J.A.M., Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Hemminga, M.A. (1987) Spin- label ESR study of bacteriophage M13 coat protein incorporation into mixed lipid bilayers Biochemistry 26, 7571-7574.
  • Dempsey, C.E. and Watts, A. (1987) A deuterium and phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance study of the interaction of melittin with DMPC bilayers and the effect of contaminating phospholipase A2. Biochemistry 26, 5803-5811.
  • Sizer, P.J.H., Miller, A. and Watts, A. (1987) Functional reconstitution of the integral membrane proteins of influenza virus into phospholipid liposomes. Biochemistry 26, 5106-5113.
  • Dempsey, C.E., Cryer, G. and Watts, A. (1987) Interaction of amino-deuteromethylated melittin with phospholipid membranes as studied by D-NMR. FEBS Lett. 218, 173-177.
  • Ryba, N.J.P., Horvßth, L.I., Watts, A. and Marsh, D. (1987) Molecular exchange at the lipid rhodopsin interface: Spin-label ESR studies of rhodopsin - DMPC recombinants. Biochemistry 26, 3234-3240.
  • Rowntree, J. I. and Watts, A. (1988) Electron spin resonance study of light induced conformational changes in nitroxide labelled bovine rhodopsin. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 155, p1412-1417.
  • Bradshaw, J.P., Edenborough, M.S., Sizer, P.J.H. and Watts, A. (1989) A description of the phospholipid arrangement intermediate to the humidity produced La and HII phases in dioleoylphosphatidylcholine and its modification by dioleoylphosphatidylethanolûamine as studied by X-ray diffraction. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 987 104-110.
  • Boggs, J.M., Rangaraj, G. and Watts, A. (1989) Behaviour of spin-labels in a variety of interdigitated lipid bilayers. Biochim. Biophys. Acta , 981, p243-253.
  • Dempsey, C. E., Bitbol, M. and Watts, A. (1989) Interaction of melittin with mixed phospholipid membrane bilayers of dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine and dimyristoylphosphatidylserine studied by deuterium NMR. Biochemistry, 28, 6590-6596.
  • Bradshaw, J.P., Edenborough, M.S., Sizer, P.J.H. and Watts, A. (1989) Observation of rippled dioleoylphosphatidylcholine bilayers by neutron diffraction. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 987 111-114.
  • Wolfs, C. J.A.M., Horvath, L.I., Marsh, D., Watts, A. and Hemminga, M. (1989) Spin- label ESR of bacteriophage M13 coat protein in mixed lipid bilayers, Biochemistry 28, p9995-10001.
  • Duralski, A.A., Spooner, P.J.R. and Watts, A. (1989) Synthesis of optically active polyunsaturated diacylglycerols, Tetrahedron, 30, p3585-3588.
  • Sternberg, B., Gale, P. and Watts, A. (1989) The effect of temperature and protein content on the dispersive properties of bacteriorhodopsin from H. halobium in reconstituted DMPC complexes free of endogenous purple membrane lipids: A freeze fracture electron microscopic study. Biochim.. Biophys. Acta 980, p117-126.
  • Bitbol, M., Dempsey, C.E., Watts, A. and Devaux, P.F. (1989) Weak interaction of spectrin with phosphatidylcholine-phosphatidylserine multilayers: a 2H and 31P NMR study. FEBS Letts. 244, p217-222.

Reviews

1980 - 1989
  • Watts, A. (1981) Protein-lipid Interactions. Nature 294, 512.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts, A. (1981) ESR spin-label studies of liposomes. In: Liposomes: From Physical Structure to Therapeutic Applications. (ed. C.G. Knight), Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 139-186.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts, A. (1982) Diffusable spin-labels used to study lipid-protein interactions with rhodopsin and bacteriorhodopsin, In: Methods in Enzymology (eds. Colowick and Kaplan) vol. 88, Academic Press, N.Y.
  • Watts, A. (1982) Magnetic Resonance Studies of vertebrate rod outer segments, Ch. 5 In: Progress in Retinal Research, Vol. 1, (eds. Osborne, N.N. and Chader, J.G.) Pergamon Press, Oxford.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts, A. (1982) Spin-labelling and lipid-protein interactions in membranes. Ch. 2 In: Lipid-protein Interactions (Eds. P.C. Jost and O. Hayes Griffith) Vol. 2, Wiley-Interscience, New York - Brisbane - Chichester - Toronto.
  • Watts, A., Sixl, F., Ryba, N.J.P., Dempsey, C.E. and Brophy, P.J. (1985) Deuterium and phosphorus NMR studies of lipid-lipid and lipid-protein interactions in membranes, In: Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine, pp. 349-361 (Govil, Khetrapal, & Saran eds).
  • Watts, A. (1985) Deuterium Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of membrane surfaces, In: Proc. of III Intl. congress on structure and function of biological membranes. Varna, Bulgaria.
  • Watts, A. (1985) Spin-labels in Biochemistry. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 13, 588-593.
  • Watts, A. (1985) Spin-labels to study protein-lipid interactions in membranes, In: Proc. of III Intl. Congress on structure and function of biological membranes, Varna, Bulgaria.
  • Watts, A. (1985) Deuterium and phosphorus NMR studies of membrane surfaces. Studia Biophysica 110, 149-154.
  • Watts, A. (1985) Magnetic resonance studies of vertebrate rod outer segments. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 11, 674-676.
  • Watts, A. (1987) Deuterium and phosphorus NMR studies of membrane surfaces. Bulletin of Mag. Resonance 9, 66-70.
  • Watts, A. (1987) Molecular Dynamics and selectivity in biomembranes, In: Membrane Receptors, Dynamics,and Energetics (Wirtz, K.A.W. ed.) Plenum Press, NATO ASI Series.
  • Watts, A. (1987) NMR methods to characterize lipidûprotein interactions at membrane surfaces, In: J. of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes 19, 625-653 (Sanadi, D.R. ed.), Plenum Pub. Co, 625-653.
  • Watts, A. (1988) Magnetic resonance studies of molecular dynamics at membrane surfaces. In: Dynamic properties of biomolecular assemblies (Harding, S. and Rowe, A.J. eds) Royal Chemical Society, 320-347.
  • Marsh, D. and Watts. A. (1988) Association of lipids with membrane proteins, in: Recent Advances n Membrane Fluidity, vol. 4 (Aloia, R. ed.) Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, 2, 163-200.
  • Watts, A. (1988) Probing membrane surfaces by NMR. Studia Biophysica. 127, p29-36.
  • Watts, A. (1989) Membrane structure and dynamics. Current opinions in cell biology, Vol. 4, (Warren, G.B. & Simons, K. eds) Current Science, London.

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