Professor Stuart Ferguson

Professor of Biochemistry

Stuart’s research interests are in bioenergetics; electron transport reactions, including those of denitrification; and periplasmic protein assembly.  He is an editor of both FEBS Letters and FEBS Openbio. Stuart is also currently the senior member of OUAFC.

Bali S, Rollauer S, Roversi P, Raux-Deery E, Lea SM, Warren MJ, Ferguson SJ. (2014) Identification and characterization of the ‘missing’ terminal enzyme for siroheme biosynthesis in α-proteobacteria. Mol Microbiol 92(1):153-63.

Bali S, Palmer DJ, Schroeder S, Ferguson SJ, Warren MJ. (2014) Recent advances in the biosynthesis of modified tetrapyrroles: the discovery of an alternative pathway for the formation of heme and heme d1. Cell Mol Life Sci 71(15):2837-63.

Mavridou DA, Saridakis E, Kritsiligkou P, Mozley EC, Ferguson SJ, Redfield C. (2014) An extended active-site motif controls the reactivity of the thioredoxin fold. J Biol Chem 289(12):8681-96.

Luque-Almagro VM, Lyall VJ, Ferguson SJ, Roldán MD, Richardson DJ, Gates AJ. (2013) Nitrogen oxyanion-dependent dissociation of a two-component complex that regulates bacterial nitrate assimilation. J Biol Chem 288(41):29692-702.

Mavridou DA, Ferguson SJ, Stevens JM (2013) Cytochrome c assembly. IUBMB Life 65(3):209-16.

Bioenergetics 3
with D.G. Nicholls. Academic Press, 2002.
ISBN: 0-12-518121-3

Bioenergetics 2
with D.G. Nicholls. Academic Press, 1992.
ISBN: 0-12-518124-8

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