Combining organic chemistry and molecular design in the synthesis of functional molecules. Understanding how the molecules we make interact with each other and with biological targets. Synthesis of heterocycles and nucleobase analogues that are able to self-assemble using hydrogen bonds and other non-covalent interactions. Discovery of protein targets for known bioactive molecules using phage display and affinity methods. Synthetic and biomolecular interactions using physico-chemical techniques including isothermal titration calorimetry, gel permeation chromatography and NMR methods.
G4-Quartet•M+ Borate Hydrogels. G M Peters, L P Skala, T N Plank, H Oh, G N M Reddy, A Marsh, S P Brown, S R Raghavan, and J T Davis* J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015, 137, doi:10.1021/jacs.5b02753
A G4•K+ Hydrogel Stabilized by an Anion. G M Peters, L P Skala, T N Plank, B J Hyman, G N Manjunatha Reddy, A Marsh, S P Brown, and J T Davis* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 12596−12599.doi:10.1021/ja507506c
Use of freely available and open source tools for in silico screening in Chemical Biology. G W Price, P S Gould, A Marsh J. Chem. Educ., 2014doi:10.1021/ed400302u.
Unexpected evolutionary proximity of eukaryotic and cyanobacterial enzymes responsible for biosynthesis of retinoic acid and its oxidation. A Millard, D J Scanlan,* C Gallagher, A Marsh, P C Taylor* Molecular BioSystems 201410, 380 - 383. DOI: 10.1039/c3mb70447e.
Nanostructures from tertiary amine N-oxide amphiphiles: M P Beecham, G J Clarkson, G Hall, A Marsh* ChemPhysChem, 2013, 14, 3909-3915. DOI:10.1002/cphc.201300775
A chemical genomics approach to identification of interactions between bioactive molecules and alternative reading frame proteins. P C Taylor,* A J Clark, A Marsh, D R J Singer, S J Dilly Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 9588-9590. DOI: 10.1039/c3cc44647f.
Oxidation of tertiary amine derivatised surfaces to control protein adhesion: D A Dobrzanska, A L Cooper, C G Dowson, S D Evans, D J Fox, B R Johnson, C I Biggs, R K Randev, H M Stec, P C Taylor, A Marsh* Langmuir, 2013, 29, 2961–2970. doi: 10.1021/la4003719.
Nanodiamond Promotes Surfactant-Mediated Triglyceride Removal from a Hydrophobic Surface at or below Room Temperature X Cui, X Liu, A S Tatton, S P Brown, H Ye, A Marsh.* ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2012, 4, 3225–3232
Using the DC-SIGN & Man9(GlcNAc)2 pairing to probe specificity in photochemical immobilization
A J Clark, S J Dilly, D Mitchell,* A Marsh* P C Taylor* Mol. Biosyst.2011, 7, 116-118.
Personalized medicine - the impact on chemistry
J Watkins, A Marsh, P C Taylor, D R Singer, * Therapeutic Delivery2010, 1, 651-665.
Apparent non-statistical binding in a ditopic receptor for guanosine
A Likhitsup, R J Deeth, S Otto, A Marsh* Org. Biomol. Chem.2009, 2093-2103.
Rapid Identification of a Putative Interaction between β2-Adrenoreceptor Agonists and ATF4 using a Chemical Genomics Approach
S R Ladwa,* S J Dilly, A J Clark, A Marsh, P C Taylor* ChemMedChem, 2008, 3, 742-744. Featured cover art. DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.200890018.
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