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Bryan P. Haines, Lee M. Wheldon, Dennis Summerbell, John K. Heath and Peter W. J. Rigby (2006) "Regulated expression of FLRT genes implies a functional role in the regulation of FGF signalling during mouse development." Dev Biol. 2006 Sep 1;297(1):14-25. Epub 2006 Apr 21.
Heath, J.K., Kwiatkwoska M.Z., Norman G., Parker, D., and Tymyschyn O (2006) Applying probabilistic model checking to the analysis of biological systems. Computational methods in Systems Biology volume 4210 of Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics, pages 32-47, Springer Verlag.
Marta Kwiatkowska, Gethin Norman, David Parker, Oksana Tymchyshyn, John Heath, Eamonn Gaffney (2006). Simulation and verification for computational modelling of signaling pathways Proceeding of the Winter simulation symposium on modelling and simulation in Systems Biology 1666-1674.
Underhill-day. N and Heath JK (2006) Private and public gp130 family receptor signaling pathways dictate the pleiotropic responses of breast tumour cells to Oncostatin M: characterisation of the OSMRb –specific kernel. Cancer Res. 2006 Nov 15;66(22):10891-901.
Matadeen R, Hon W-C, Heath JK, Jones EY, Fuller SD (2007) The mechanism of Trans-Membrane Communication in a gp130 – Receptor Complex revealed by cryo-electron microscopy. Structure 5(4):441-8.
Sandilands E, Akbazardeh S, McEwan D, Frame M and Heath JK (2007) Src kinase dictates the activation, trafficking and signalling dynamics of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors. EMBO Reports 8: 1162-1169
Vecchione A, Cooper HJ, Trim KJ, Wheldon L and Heath, JK (2007) Protein partners in the life history of activated fibroblast growth factor receptors. Proteomics Nov 19th 2007 Epub ahead of print
Heath JK, Kwiatkowska, MZ, Norman G, Parker D and Tymychyn O (2007) Probabilistic model checking of complex biological pathways. Theoretical computer science in press
Guerrio ML, Heath JK and Priami C (2007) An automated translation from a narrative language for biological modelling into process algebra. Computational Methods in Systems Biology 4695 136-151
FTE Category A staff submitted: 42.80
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