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Lagarrigue, E., Ternent, D., Maciver, S.K., Fattoum, A., Benyamin, Y. & Roustan, C. (2003).  The activation of gelsolin by low pH. The calcium latch is sensitive to calcium but not pH. Eur.J.Biochem. 270, 4105-4112.

Lagarrigue, E., Maciver, S.K., Fattoum, A., Benyamin, Y. & Roustan, C. (2003) Co-operation of domain-binding and calcium-binding  sites in the activation of gelsolin. Eur.J.Biochem. 270, 2236-2243.
Blondin, L., Sapountzi, V., Maciver, S.K., Lagarrigue, E., Benyamin, Y.A (2002). Structural Basis for the pH-Dependence of Cofilin : F-Actin Interactions. Eur.J.Biochem. 269,  4194-4201.

Maciver, S.K. & Hussey, P.J. (2002). The ADF/cofilin family: actin-remodeling proteins. Genome Biology 3,(5) 3007.1 - 3007.12.

Blondin, L., Sapountzi, V., Maciver, S.K., Renoult, C., Benyamin, Y. and Roustan, C. (2001). The second ADF/cofilin actin-binding site exists in F-actin, the cofilin-G-actin complex, but not in G-actin. Eur.J.Biochem. 268, 6426-6434.

Renoult, C., Blondin, L., Fattoum, A., Ternent, D., Maciver, S.K., Raynaud, F., Benyamin, Y. and Roustan, C. (2001). Binding of gelsolin domain 2 to actin: An interface distinct from that of gelsolin domain 1 and from ADF/cofilin. Eur.J.Biochem. 268, 6165-6175.

Gungabissoon, R.A., Khan, S., Hussey, P.J. and  Maciver, S.K.  (2001). The interaction of maize elongation factor1a (ZmEF-1a) with F-actin and interplay with the maize actin severing protein, ZmADF3. Cell Motility & Cytoskeleton. 49(2) 104-111.

Smertenko, A.P., Allwood, E.G., Jiang, C.-J., Maciver, S.K., Weeds, A.G.  and Hussey, P.J. (2001).  "Interaction of pollen-specific actin-depolymerizing factor with actin". Plant J. 25(2), 213-229.

Maciver, S.K.  (2001). Regulation of Titin, the cell’s Bungee cord. In The ELSO Gazette: e-magazine of the European Life Scientist Organization (http://www.the-elso-gazette.org/) Issue 3 (January, 2001). PDF , MS-Word

Maciver, S.K. , Ternent, D., and McLaughlin, P.J. (2000). Domain 2 of gelsolin binds directly to tropomyosin. FEBS letters  473, 71-75.

Bonet, C., Ternent, D., Maciver, S.K . and Mozo-Villarias, A. (2000). Rapid formation and high diffusibility of actin-cofilin cofilaments at low pH. Eur.J. Biochem. 267, 3378-3384.

Renoult, C., Ternent, D., Maciver,  S.K. , Fattoum, A., Astier, C., Benyamin, Y., and Roustan, C. (1999). The identification of a second cofilin binding site on actin suggests a novel, intercalated arrangement of F-actin binding J. Biol. Chem.   274 28893-28899.

Maciver, S.K. (1999) Polymerization dynamics Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences Macmillan Reference Ltd, Stockton Press.

Maciver, S.K., Pope, B.J., Whytock, S. and Weeds, A.G. (1998) The effect of two actin depolymerizing factors (ADF/cofilins) on actin filament turnover: pH sensitivity of F-actin binding by human ADF, but not of Acanthamoeba actophorin.  Eur.J.Biochem.  256 388-397.

Gungabissoon, R.A., Jiang, C.-J. Drøbak, B.K., Maciver, S.K.  and Hussey, P.J.  (1998) Interaction of maize actin-depolymerising factor with actin and phosphoinositides and its inhibition of plant phospholipase C. The Plant Journal  16 689-696.

Maciver, S.K. (1998) How ADF/cofilin depolymerizes actin filaments Curr.Opin.Cell Biol. 19; 140-144.

Lopez,I., Anthony, R.G., Maciver, S. K. ,  Jiang, C.-J., Khan,S., Weeds, A.G. and Hussey, P.J.  (1996). Pollen specific expression of maize genes encoding actin depolymerizing factor-like proteins. Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci USA  . 93 7415-7421.

Maciver, S.K., and Weeds, A.G.  (1996).  Cell Motility.   in " Principles in Medical Biology". Vol 4.   JAI press  77-106.

Maciver, S.K. (1996) Myosin II function in non-muscle cells BioEssays  18; 179-182.

Winder, S.J. , Hemmings, L.H., Maciver, S.K., Bolton, S.J.,  , Tinsley, J.M., Davies, K.E., Critchley, D.R. and Kendrick-Jones,  J.  (1995).  Utrophin actin binding domain: Analysis of actin binding and cellular targeting.  J.Cell Sci.  108 63-71.

Pope, B., Maciver, S.K., and Weeds, A.G. (1995).  Localization of the calcium sensitive actin monomer binding site in gelsolin to segment 4 and identification of calcium-binding sites.  Biochemistry.  34, 1583-1588.

Murgia, I., Maciver, S.K., Morandini, P. (1995).  An actin-related protein from Dictyostelium discoideum is developmentally regulated: Cloning and localization to mitochondria.  FEBS letters, 360, 235-241.

Maciver, S.K. and Harrington, C.R. (1995).  Two actin binding proteins, actin depolymerizing factor and cofilin are associated with Hirano bodies.  NeuroReport 6, 1985-1988.

Maciver, S.K.  (1995).  Microfilament organization and actin binding proteins. in  "Treatise on the Cytoskeleton".  Structure and Assembly  Vol 1. Eds Hesketh, J.E. and Pryme, I.F. publ. JAI press 1-45.

Winder, S.J., Hemmings, L.H., Bolton, S.J., Maciver, S.K., Tinsley, J.M., Davies, K.E., Critchley, D.R. and Kendrick-Jones, J. (1995). Calmodulin regulation of utrophin actin binding.  Biochem Soc. Trans.  23, 397S.

Maciver, S.K., and Weeds, A.G. (1994).  Actophorin preferentially binds monomeric ADP-actin over ATP-bound actin: consequences for cell locomotion. FEBS letters   347, 251-256.

Maciver, S.K.  (1994).  Microfilaments.  in "The Encyclopaedia of Molecular Biology",  Ed Kendrew, J. publ. Blackwells Science.

Maciver, S.K.  (1994).  Actin Binding Proteins.  in "The Encyclopaedia of Molecular Biology",  Ed Kendrew, J.publ. Blackwells Science.

Quirk, S., Maciver, S.K., , Ampe, C., Doberstein, S.K., Kaiser, D.A., Van Damme, J. , Vandekerckhove, J.S. and Pollard, T.D. (1993)  Primary structure of and studies on Acanthamoeba actophorin. Biochemistry 32, 8525-8533.

Hawkins, M., Pope, B., Maciver, S.K. and Weeds, A.G. (1993).  Human Actin Depolymerizing Factor mediates a pH sensitive destruction of actin filaments. Biochemistry 32, 9985-9993.

Weeds, A.G. and Maciver, S.K. (1993).  F-actin capping protein.  Current Opinion in Cell Biology.  5;  number 1, 63-70.

Maciver, S.K., Zot, H.G, and Pollard, T.D. (1991).Characterization of Actin Filament Severing by Actophorin from Acanthamoeba castellanii. J.Cell Biol. 115; 1611-1620.

Maciver, S.K., Wachsstock, D., Schwarz, W.H, and Pollard, T.D.(1991).  The Actin Filament Severing Protein Actophorin Promotes the Formation of Rigid Bundles of Actin Filaments Crosslinked with a-actinin. J.Cell Biol. 115;1621-1628.

Pollard, T.D., K.A. Magnus, S.K. Doberstein, P. Goldschmidt-Clermont, D.A. Kaiser, L.M. Machesky, S.K. Maciver, D.L. Rimm, and D. Wachsstock. (1989). Structure-function studies of the actin filament system of Acanthamoeba. In: "Springer series in Biophysics" (U. Aebi, J. Engel, eds), Vol. 3 "Cytoskeletal and Extracellular Proteins", 2nd Intern. Symp. European Biophys. Soc., Gwatt, Switzerland, pp. 271-279, London (1989).

Magnus, K. A. , Maciver, S. K. , & Pollard, T.D. (1988). Crystallization of actophorin, an actin filament severing protein from Acanthamoeba   J.Biol.Chem. 263; 18143-18144.

King, C. A. & Maciver, S. K. (1987).  Spatial organization of microfilaments in amoeboid locomotion. , in "Spatial Organization in Eukaryotic Microbes." eds. Paule, R. K. & Trinki, A. P. G. Soc. Gen. MicroBiol.  23 

 
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