Melbourne BioViz


A selection of academic publications from Melbourne BioViz members


Divjak, M., E. M. Glare and E. H. Walters. 2002. Improvement of non-radioactive in situ hybridisation in human airway tissues: use of PCR-generated templates for synthesis of probes and an antibody sandwich technique for detection of hybridisation. J Histochem Cytochem. 50: 541-548.

Glare, E. M., M. Divjak, M. J. Bailey and E. H. Walters. 2002. b-actin and GAPDH housekeeping gene expression in asthmatic airways is variable and not suitable for normalising mRNA levels. Thorax. 57: 765-770.

Glare, E. M., M. Divjak, M. J. Bailey, and E. H. Walters. 2001. The usefulness of competitive PCR: airway gene expression of IL-5, IL-4, IL-4delta2, IL-2, and IFN-gamma in asthma. Thorax. 56: 541-548.

Glare, E. M., M. Divjak, J. M. Rolland, and E. H. Walters. 1999. Asthmatic airway biopsy specimens are more likely to express the IL-4 alternative splice variant IL-4delta2. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 104: 978-982.

Pells, S., M. Divjak, P. Romanowski, H. Impey, N. J. Hawkins, A. R. Clarke, M. L. Hooper, and D. J. Williamson. 1997. Developmentally-regulated expression of murine K-ras isoforms. Oncogene. 15: 1781-1786.



de Gaetano M, Dempsey E, Marcone S, James WG, Belton O. 2013. Conjugated linoleic acid targets β2 integrin expression to suppress monocyte adhesion. J Immunol. Oct 15;191(8):4326-36.

Kuligowski MP, Kwan RY, Lo C, Wong C, James WG, Bourges D, Ooi JD, Abeynaike LD, Hall P, Kitching AR, Hickey MJ. 2009. Antimyeloperoxidase antibodies rapidly induce alpha-4-integrin-dependent glomerular neutrophil adhesion. Blood. Jun 18;113(25):6485-94.

Eyles JL, Hickey MJ, Norman MU, Croker BA, Roberts AW, Drake SF, James WG, Metcalf D, Campbell IK, Wicks IP. 2008. A key role for G-CSF-induced neutrophil production and trafficking during inflammatory arthritis. Blood. Dec 15;112(13):5193-201.

James WG, Hutchinson P, Bullard DC, Hickey MJ. 2006. Cerebral leucocyte infiltration in lupus-prone MRL/MpJ-fas lpr mice–roles of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and P-selectin. Clin Exp Immunol. May;144(2):299-308.

James WG, Bullard DC, Hickey MJ. 2003. Critical role of the alpha 4 integrin/VCAM-1 pathway in cerebral leukocyte trafficking in lupus-prone MRL/fas(lpr) mice. J Immunol. Jan 1;170(1):520-7.



Bowne JB, Erwin TA, Juttner J, Schnurbusch T, Langridge P, Bacic A & Roessner U (2012) Drought responses of leaf tissues from wheat cultivars of differing drought tolerance at the metabolite level. Molecular Plant. 5(2): 418-429.

Bowne JB, Tester M, Bacic A & Roessner U (2011) Abiotic stress and metabolomics. In: Hall, RD (Ed.) Annual Plant Reviews 43: Biology of Plant Metabolomics. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. pp 61-85.

Pyke JS, Callahan DL, Kanojia K, Bowne JB, Sahani S, Tull D, Bacic A, McConville MJ & Roessner U (2014) A tandem liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) method for profiling small molecules in complex samples. Analytical Chemistry. In press.

Temmerman L, De Livera AM, Bowne JB, Sheedy JR, Callahan DL, Nahid A, De Souza DP, Schoofs L, Tull DL, McConville MJ, Roessner U & Wentworth JM (2012) Cross-platform urine metabolomics of experimental hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism. S6: 002.

Boughton BA, Callahan DL, Silva C, Bowne JB, Nahid A, Rupasinghe T, Tull DL, McConville MJ, Bacic A & Roessner U (2011) Comprehensive profiling and quantitation of amine group containing metabolites. Analytical Chemistry. 83(19): 7523-7530.



Lilja A, Weeden CE, McArthur K, Nguyen T, Donald A, Wong ZX, Dousha L, Bozinovski S, Vlahos R, Burns CJ, Asselin-Labat ML, Anderson GP. HSP90 inhibition suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced lung inflammation in vivo. PLoS One. 2015 Jan 23;10(1)

Ruwanpura SM, McLeod L, Lilja AR, Brooks G, Dousha LF, Seow HJ, Bozinovski S, Vlahos R, Hertzog PJ, Anderson GP, Jenkins BJ. Non-essential role for TLR2 and its signaling adaptor Mal/TIRAP in preserving normal lung architecture in mice. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 29;8(10)

Vlahos R, Bozinovski S, Jones JE, Powell J, Gras J, Lilja A, Hansen MJ, Gualano RC, Irving L, Anderson GP. Differential protease, innate immunity, and NF-kappaB induction profiles during lung inflammation induced by subchronic cigarette smoke exposure in mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006 May;290(5)


Wade, K. R., Hotze, E. M., Kuiper, M. J., Morton, C. J., Parker, M. W., & Tweten, R. K. (2015). An intermolecular electrostatic interaction controls the prepore-to-pore transition in a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(7), 2204-2209.

Feil, S. C., Ascher, D. B., Kuiper, M. J., Tweten, R. K., & Parker, M. W. (2014). Structural studies of Streptococcus pyogenes streptolysin O provide insights into the early steps of membrane penetration. Journal of molecular biology, 426(4), 785-792.

Miller, K. A., Williams, L. H., Rose, E., Kuiper, M., Dahl, H. M., & Manji, S. S. (2012). Inner ear morphology is perturbed in two novel mouse models of recessive deafness. PloS one, 7(12), e51284.

Lawrence, S. L., Feil, S. C., Holien, J. K., Kuiper, M. J., Doughty, L., Dolezal, O., et al. (2012). Manipulating the Lewis antigen specificity of the cholesterol-dependent cytolysin lectinolysin. Frontiers in immunology, 3.

Roberts, J. A., Kuiper, M. J., Thorley, B. R., Smooker, P. M., & Hung, A. (2012). Investigation of a predicted N-terminal amphipathic α-helix using atomistic molecular dynamics simulation of a complete prototype poliovirus virion. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 38, 165-173.

Hui Kian Ho, Graeme Gange, Michael J Kuiper and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao BetaSearch: a new method for querying beta-residue motifs BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:391

Manji, SS; Miller, KA; Williams, LH; Andreasen, L; Siboe, M; Rose, E; Bahlo, M; Kuiper, M; Dahl, HH An ENU-induced mutation of Cdh23 causes congenital hearing loss, but no vestibular dysfunction, in mice. Am. J. Pathol. 179, 9030 (2011)

Veldhuis, NA; Kuiper, MJ; Dobson, RC; Pearson, RB; Camakaris, J. In silico modeling of the Menkes copper-translocating P-type ATPase 3rd metal binding domain predicts that phosphorylation regulate copper-binding. Biometals 24, 4770 (2011)

Law RHP, Lukoyanova N, Voskoboinik I, Caradoc-Davies TT, Baran K, Dunstone MA, D’Angelo ME, Orlova E, Coulibaly F, Verschoor S, Browne KA, Ciccone A, Kuiper MJ, Bird PI, Trapani JA, R. Saibil HR, James C. Whisstock JC The structural basis for membrane binding and pore formation by lymphocyte perforin. Nature 468, 4470 (2010)

Garnham CP; Natarajan A; Middleton AJ; Kuiper MJ; Braslavsky I; Davies P L; Compound ice-binding site of an antifreeze protein revealed by mutagenesis and fluorescent tagging. Biochemistry (2010);49:9063-71.


Levy A, Roberts JA, Lang J, Tempone S, Kesson A, Dofai A, Daley AJ, Thorley BR, Speers D, (2015) Enterovirus-D68 disease and molecular epidemiology in Australia. Journal of Clinical Virology.

Roberts JA, Thorley BR, Bruggink L, Marshal, J. (2013) Electron microscope detection of an endogenous infection of retrovirus-like particles in L20B cells. Microscopy, 62 (4) 485-486.

Liu H, Roberts JA, Moore D, Anderson B, Pallansch MA, Pevear DC, Collett MS, Oberste MS, (2012) Characterization of Poliovirus Variants Selected for Resistance to the Antiviral Compound V-073 Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56 (11): 5568-5574.

Stewardson AJ, Roberts JA, Beckett CL, Prime HT, Loh PS, Thorley BR, Daffy JR, (2009) Imported Case of Poliomyelitis in Melbourne, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 15 (1): 63-65.

Chan RC, Penney DJ, Carter IW, Roberts JA, Rawlinson WD. (2001) Hepatitis and death following vaccination with 17D-204 yellow fever vaccine. The Lancet. 358: 121-122.