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Prior to 2004

Primary Publications 

69. "How reliable is a stemma? An analysis of Chaucer’s Miller’s Tale" Spencer M, Bordalejo B, Robinson P, Howe CJ (2003) Literary and Linguistic Computing 18 407-422

 

68. "DNA transfer from chloroplast to nucleus is much rarer in Chlamydomonas than in tobacco" Lister DL, Bateman, JM, Purton S, Howe CJ (2003) Gene 316 33-38

 

67. "Stemmatic analysis of Lydgate's Kings of England: a test case for the application of software developed for evolutionary biology to manuscript stemmatics" Mooney LR, Barbrook AC, Howe CJ, Spencer M (2001) Revue d'Histoire des Textes 31 275-297 (published 2003)

 

66. "A new function for an old cytochrome" Molina-Heredia FP, Wastl J, Navarro JA, Bendall DS, Hervas M, Howe CJ, De La Rosa MA (2003) Nature 424 33-34

 

65. "Role of charges on cytochrome f from the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum in its interaction with plastocyanin" Hart SE, Schlarb-Ridley BG, Delon C, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (2003) Biochemistry 42 4829-4836

 

64. "Relation between interface properties and kinetics of electron transfer in the interaction of cytochrome f and plastocyanin from plants and the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Schlarb-Ridley BG, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (2003) Biochemistry 42 4057-4063

 

63. "Evolution of the chloroplast genome" Howe CJ, Barbrook AC, Koumandou VL, Nisbet RER, Symington H, Wightman TF (2003) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 358 99-107

 

62. "Analyzing the order of items in manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales" Spencer M, Bordalejo B, Wang L-S, Barbrook AC, Mooney LR, Robinson P, Warnow T, Howe CJ (2003) Computers and the Humanities 37 97-109

 

61. "How accurate were scribes?  A mathematical model" Spencer M, Howe CJ (2002) Literary and Linguistic Computing 17 311-322

 

60. "The Greek Vorlage of the Syra Harclensis: a comparative study on method in exploring textual genealogy" Spencer M, Wachtel K, Howe CJ (2002) TC http://purl.org/TC/vol07/SWH2002/                (electronic)

 

59. "Role of electrostatics in the interaction between plastocyanin and photosystem I of the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum"  Schlarb-Ridley BG, Navarro JA, Bendall DS, Hervas M, Howe CJ, De La Rosa MA (2002) European Journal of Biochemistry 269 5893-5902

 

58. "Novel cyanobacterial biosensor for detection of herbicides" Shao CY, Howe CJ, Porter AJR, Glover LA (2002)  Applied Environmental Microbiology 68 5026-5033

 

57. "An [Fe] hydrogenase from the anaerobic hydrogenosome-containing fungus Neocallimastix frontalis L2" Davidson EA, van der Giezen M, Horner DS, Embley TM, Howe CJ (2002) Gene 296 45-52

 

56. "Higher plants contain a modified cytochrome c6" Wastl J, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (2002) Trends in Plant Science 7 244-245

 

55. "Role of electrostatics in the interaction between cytochrome f and plastocyanin of the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Schlarb-Ridley BG, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (2002) Biochemistry 41 3279-3285

 

54. "Estimating distances between manuscripts based on copying errors" Spencer M, Howe CJ (2001) Literary and Linguistic Computing 16 467-484

 

53. "Organisation and expression of the plastid genome of the dinoflagellate Amphidinium operculatum" Barbrook AC, Symington H, Nisbet RER, Larkum A, Howe CJ (2001) Molecular Genetics and Genomics 266, 632-638

 

52. "Manuscript evolution" Howe CJ, Barbrook AC, Spencer M, Robinson P, Bordalejo B, Mooney LR (2001) Trends in Genetics 17 147-152. Reprinted in Endeavour (2001) 25 121-126

 

51. "The role of individual lysine residues in the basic patch on turnip cytochrome f for electrostatic interactions with plastocyanin in vitro" Gong X-S, Wen JQ, Fisher NE, Young S, Howe CJ, Bendall DS, Gray JC (2000) European Journal of Biochemistry 267 3461-3468

 

50."Tryptophan-heme p-electrostatic interactions in cytochrome f of oxygenic photosynthesis" Ponamarev MV, Schlarb BG, Howe CJ, Carrell CJ, Smith JL, Bendall DS, Cramer WA (2000) Biochemistry 39 5971-5976

 

49. "How molecules evolve in eubacteria" Lockhart PJ, Huson D, Maier U, Fraunholz MJ, van de Peer Y, Barbrook AC, Howe CJ, Steel MA (2000) Molecular Biology and Evolution 17 835-838

 

48. "Minicircular plastid DNA in the dinoflagellate Amphidinium operculatum" Barbrook AC, Howe CJ (2000) Molecular and General Genetics 263 152-158

 

47. "Organelle genes – do they jump or are they pushed?"  Howe CJ, Barbrook AC, Lockhart PJ (2000) Trends in Genetics 16 65-66

 

46. "Structure of the soluble domain of cytochrome f from the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Carrell CJ, Schlarb BG, Bendall DS, Howe CJ, Cramer WA, Smith JL (1999) Biochemistry 38 9590-9599

 

45. "Expression of plastocyanin and cytochrome f of the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum in Escherichia coli and Paracoccus denitrificans and the role of leader peptides" Schlarb BG, Wagner MJ, Vijgneboom E, Ubbink M, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (1999) Gene 234 275-283

 

44. "Spectral analysis, systematic bias and the evolution of chloroplasts" Lockhart PJ, Howe CJ, Barbrook AC, Larkum AWD, Penny D (1999) Molecular Biology and Evolution 16 573-376

 

43. "The structure of plastocyanin from the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Bond CS, Bendall DS, Freeman HC, Guss JM, Howe CJ, Wagner MJ, Wilce MCJ (1999) Acta Crystallographica D55 414-421

 

42. "Phylogenetic analysis of plastid origins based on secA sequences" Barbrook AC, Lockhart PJ, Howe CJ (1998) Current Genetics 34 336-341

 

41. "The phylogeny of the Canterbury Tales" Barbrook AC, Howe CJ, Blake N, Robinson P (1998) Nature 394 839

 

40. "A covariotide model explains apparent phylogenetic structure of oxygenic photosynthesic lineages" Lockhart PJ, Steel MA, Barbrook AC, Huson D, Charleston MA, Howe CJ (1998) Molecular Biology and Evolution 15 1183-1188

 

39. "Characterization of a cDNA encoding the thylakoidal processing peptidase from Arabidopsis thaliana - implications for the origin and catalytic mechanism of the enzyme" Chaal BK, Mould RM, Barbrook AC, Gray JC, Howe CJ (1998) Journal of Biological Chemistry 273 689-692

 

38. "Algal plastid genomes encode homologues of the SRP-associated RNA" Packer JCL, Howe CJ (1998) Molecular Microbiology 27 507-510

 

37. "Molecular aspects of light harvesting processes in algae" Larkum AWD, Howe CJ (1997) Advances in Botanical Research 27 257-330

 

36. "Inhibition by penem of processing peptidases from cyanobacteria and chloroplast thylakoids" Barbrook AC, Packer JCL, Howe CJ (1996) FEBS Letters 398 198-200

 

35. "Some characteristics of cytochrome f in the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum: its sequence and charge properties in the reaction with plastocyanin" Wagner MJ, Packer JCL, Howe CJ, Bendall DS (1996) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1276 246-252

 

34. "The cyanobacterial genome contains a single copy of the ffh gene encoding a homologue of the 54 kDa subunit of signal recognition particle" Packer JCL, Howe CJ (1996) Plant Molecular Biology 30 659-665

 

33. "Cloning and sequence analysis of a signal peptidase I from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Packer JCL, Andre D, Howe CJ (1995) Plant Molecular Biology 27 199-204

 

32. "Characterization of plastocyanin from the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum: Copper-inducible expression and SecA-dependent targeting in Escherichia coli" Varley JPA, Moehrle JJ, Manasse RS, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (1995) Plant Molecular Biology 27 179-190

 

31. "The extrinsic proteins of Photosystem II in photosynthetic organisms: distribution, properties and evolutionary implications" Fairweather MS, Packer JCL, Howe CJ (1994) Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 205 1497-1502

 

30. "Cloning and characterization of genes for tetrapyrrole biosynthesis from the cyanobacterium Anacystis nidulans R2" Jones MC, Jenkins JM, Smith AG, Howe CJ (1994) Plant Molecular Biology 24 435-448

 

29. "Components of the protein translocation machinery in the thermophilic cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Barbrook AC, Packer JCL, Howe CJ (1993) Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 197 874-877

 

28. "The distribution of Photosystem I and Photosystem II polypeptides between the cytoplasmic and thylakoid membranes of cyanobacteria" Smith D, Howe CJ (1993) FEMS Microbiology Letters 110 341-348

 

27. "Plastid origin of an extrachromosomal DNA molecule from Plasmodium, the causative agent of malaria" Howe CJ (1992) Journal of Theoretical Biology 158 199-205

 

26. "Occurrence of a Photosystem II polypeptide in non-photosynthetic membranes of cyanobacteria" Smith D, Bendall DS, Howe CJ (1992) Molecular Microbiology 6 1821-1827

 

25. "Plastid Origins" Howe CJ, Beanland TJ, Larkum AWD, Lockhart PJ (1992) Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7 378-383

 

24. "The inference of evolutionary trees from molecular data" Beanland TJ, Howe CJ (1992) Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology 102 643-659

 

23. "Controversy on chloroplast origins" Lockhart PJ, Penny D, Hendy MD, Howe CJ, Beanland TJ, Larkum AWD (1992) FEBS Letters 301 127-131

 

22. "Sequence of Prochloron didemni atpBE and the inference of chloroplast origins" Lockhart PJ, Beanland TJ, Howe CJ, Larkum AWD (1992) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 2742-2746

 

21. "Substitutional bias confounds inference of cyanelle origins from sequence data" Lockhart PJ, Howe CJ, Bryant DA, Beanland TJ, Larkum AWD (1992)  Journal of Molecular Evolution 34 153-162

 

20."Improved resolution of radiolabelled proteins by blotting before autoradiography" Wallace TP, Howe CJ (1991) Trends in Genetics 7 241-242

 

19. "Plants without chlorophyll" Howe CJ, Smith AG (1991) Nature 349 109

 

18. "A comparison of stress responses in the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Nicholson P, Varley JPA, Howe CJ (1991) FEMS Microbiology Letters 78 109-114

 

17. "The reaction specificities of the pea and a cyanobacterial thylakoid leader sequence peptidase are similar but not identical" Wallace TP, Robinson C, Howe CJ (1990) FEBS Letters (1990) 272 141-144

 

16. "The ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase of Prochlorothrix hollandica: Purification, subunit structure and partial N-terminal sequence analysis of the large subunit" Hawthornthwaite AM, Beanland TJ, Howe CJ, Codd GA (1990)  Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung 45c 535-545

 

15. "Prediction of leader peptide cleavage sites for polypeptides of the thylakoid lumen" Howe CJ, Wallace TP (1990) Nucleic Acids Research 18 3417

 

14. "Stress-induced Protein Synthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii" Nicholson P, Howe CJ (1989) FEMS Microbiology Letters 60 283-288

 

13. "The isolation of high molecular mass DNA from the prochlorophyte Prochloron didemni" Lockhart PJ, Larkum AWD, Beanland TJ, Howe CJ (1989) FEBS Letters 248 127-130

 

12. "Gene sequence for the 9kDa component of Photosystem II from the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum indicates similarities between cyanobacterial and other leader sequences" Wallace TP, Stewart AC, Pappin D, Howe CJ (1989) Molecular and General Genetics 216 334-339

 

11. "Common features of three inversions in wheat chloroplast DNA" Howe CJ, Barker RF, Bowman CM, Dyer TA (1988) Current Genetics 13 343-349

 

10. "Induction of protein synthesis in response to ultra-violet light, nalidixic acid and heat shock in the cyanobacterium Phormidium laminosum" Nicholson P, Osborn RW, Howe CJ (1987) FEBS Letters 221 110-114

 

9. "The endpoints of an inversion in wheat chloroplast DNA are associated with short repeated sequences containing homology to att-lambda" Howe CJ (1985) Current Genetics 10 139-145

 

8. "The wheat chloroplast gene for CFo subunit I of ATP Synthase contains a large intron" Bird CR, Koller B, Auffret AD, Huttly AK, Howe CJ, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1985) EMBO Journal 4 1381-1388

 

7. "Nucleotide sequences of the genes for the alpha, beta and epsilon subunits of wheat chloroplast ATP Synthase" Howe CJ, Fearnley IM, Walker JE, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1985) Plant Molecular Biology 4 334-345

 

6. "Physical mapping of genes for chloroplast encoded subunit polypeptides of the ATP Synthase complex from Petunia hybrida" Bovenberg WA, Howe CJ, Kool AJ, Nijkamp HJJ (1984) Current Genetics 8 283-290

 

5. "Location and nucleotide sequence of the gene for cytochrome f in wheat chloroplast DNA" Willey DL, Howe CJ, Auffret AD, Bowman CM, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1984) Molecular and General Genetics 194 416-422

 

4. "Maize mitochondrial DNA contains a sequence homologous to the ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase large subunit gene of chloroplast DNA" Lonsdale DM, Hodge TP, Howe CJ, Stern DB (1983) Cell 34 1007-1014

 

3. "The genes for the alpha and proton-translocating subunits of ATP Synthase are close together on the same strand of wheat chloroplast DNA" Howe CJ, Bowman CM, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1983) Molecular and General Genetics 190 51-55

 

2. "Location and nucleotide sequence of the gene for the proton-translocating subunit of wheat chloroplast ATP Synthase" Howe CJ, Auffret AD, Doherty A, Bowman CM, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1982) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 79 6903-6907

 

1."Localisation of genes for the beta and epsilon subunits of wheat chloroplast ATP Synthase" Howe CJ, Bowman CM, Dyer TA, Gray JC (1982) Molecular and General Genetics 186 525-530 

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Professor Chris Howe
Professor of Plant Biochemistry

Email: ch26@cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 333688

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