Publications

Professor. Simon Webster

  1. O’Neill, John S., Wilcockson, David C., et al.2015. Metabolic molecular markers of the tidal clock in the marine crustacean Eurydice pulchra. Current Biology 25.
  2. O’Grady, Joseph F., Hoelters, Laura S, Swain, Martin T and Wilcockson, David C. 2016. Identification and temporal expression of putative circadian clock transcripts in the amphipod crustacean Talitrus Saltator. Peerj 2555.
  3. Turner, L.M., Webster, S.G. & Morris, S. 2013. Roles of crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone in ionic and metabolic homeostasis in the Christmas Island Blue crab, Discoplax celeste. J. Exp. Biol. 216: 1191-1201.
  4. Webster, S.G., Wilcockson, D.C., Mrinalini & Sharp, J.H. 2013. Bursicon and neuropeptide cascades during the ecdysis program of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 182: 54-64.
  5. Webster, S.G, Keller, R. & Dircksen, H. 2012. The CHH superfamily of multifunctional hormones controlling crustacean metabolism, osmoregulation, moulting and reproduction. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 175: 217-233.
  6. Wilcockson, D.C., Zhang, L., Hastings, M.H., Kyriacou, C.P. & Webster, S.G. 2011. A novel form of pigment-dispersing hormone in the central nervous system of the intertidal marine isopod, Eurydice pulchra (Leach). J. Comp. Neurol. 519: 562-575.
  7. Ward, D.A., Sefton, E.M., Prescott, M.C., Webster, S.G., Wainright, G., Rees, H.H. & Fisher, M. 2010. Efficient identification of proteins from ovaries and hepatopancreas of the unsequenced edible crab, Cancer pagurus, by mass spectrometry and homology-based, cross species searching. J. Proteomics 73: 2354-2364.
  8. Sharp, J.S., Wilcockson, D.C. & Webster, S.G. 2010. Identification and expression of mRNAs encoding bursicon in the plesiomorphic central nervous system of Homarus gammarus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 169: 65-74.
  9. Morris, S., Postel, U., Mrinalini, Turner, L.M., Palmer, J. & Webster, S.G. 2010. The adaptive significance of crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH) in daily and seasonal migratory activities of the Christmas Island Red Crab, Gecarcoidea natalis. Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 3062-3073
  10. Chung, J.S. & Webster, S.G. 2008. Angiotensin-converting enzyme-like activity in crab gills and its putative role in degradation of crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 68: 171-180.
  11. Wilcockson, D.C. and Webster, S.G. 2008. Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding putative insect cuticle hardening hormone bursicon, in the green shore crab Carcinus maenas. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 156: 113-125.

Dr. David Wilcockson

  1. Hoelters Laura, O’Grady Joseph F., Webster Simon G and Wilcockson David C. 2016. Characterization, localization and temporal expression of crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH) in the behaviorally rhythmic peracarid crustaceans, Eurydice pulchra (Leach) and Talitrus saltator (Montagu). Endocrinology 237: 43-52.
  2. O’Grady, Joseph F, Hoelters, Laura S., Swain, Martin T and Wilcockson, David C. 2016. Identification and temporal expression of putative circadian clock transcripts in the amphipod crustacean Talitrus saltator. Peerj 2555.
  3. Ugolini, Alberto., Hoelters, Laura S., Ciofini, Alice., Pasquali, Vittorio and Wilcockson., David C. 2016. Evidence for discrete solar and lunar orientation mechanisms in the beach amphipod, Talitrus saltator Montagu (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Scientific Reports 6:35575.
  4. O’Neill, John S., Wilcockson, David C., et al. 2015. Metabolic molecular markers of the tidal clock in the marine crustacean Eurydice pulchra. Current Biology 25.
  5. Zhang, L., Hastings, M.H., Green, E.W., Tauber, E., Sladek, M., Webster, S.G., Kyriacou, C.P. & Wilcockson, D.C. 2013. Dissociation of circadian and circatidal time-keeping in the marine crustacean Eurydice pulchra. Current. Biology. 23: 1-11.
  6. Webster, S.G., Wilcockson, D.C., Mrinalini & Sharp, J.H. 2013. Bursicon and neuropeptide cascades during the ecdysis program of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 182: 54-64.
  7. Wilcockson, D.C., Zhang, L., Hastings, M.H., Kyriacou, C.P. & Webster, S.G. 2011. A novel form of pigment-dispersing hormone in the central nervous system of the intertidal marine isopod, Eurydice pulchra (Leach). J. Comp. Neurol. 519: 562-575.
  8. Sharp, J.S., Wilcockson, D.C. & Webster, S.G. 2010. Identification and expression of mRNAs encoding bursicon in the plesiomorphic central nervous system of Homarus gammarus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 169: 65-74.
  9. Wilcockson, David C. and Zhang, Lin. 2008. Circatidal clocks. Current Biology. Vol 18 (17), R753-R755
  10. Wilcockson, D.C. and Webster, S.G.(2008). Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding putative insect cuticle hardening hormone, bursicon in the green shore crab Carcinus maenas. General and Comparative Endocrinology 156, 113-125.
  11. Chung, J.S., Wilcockson D.C., Zmora, N., Dircksen, H. and Webster S.G. (2006) Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) in decapod crustaceans. J. Exp. Biol. 209, 3862-3872.
  12. Cunningham C., Wilcockson D.C., Campion S., Lunnon K. and Perry V H. (2005) Central and systemic endotoxin challenges exacerbate the local inflammatory response and increase neuronal death during chronic neurodegeneration. J Neuroscience. 25(40), 9275-84.
  13. Cunningham C., Wilcockson D. C., Boche D. and Perry V. H. (2005) Comparison of inflammatory and acute-phase responses in the brain and peripheral organs of the ME7 model of prion disease. J Virol 79, 5174-84.
  14. Tian G., Wilcockson D., Perry V. H., Rudd P. M., Dwek R. A., Platt F. M. and Platt N. (2004) Inhibition of alpha-glucosidases I and II increases the cell surface expression of functional class A macrophage scavenger receptor (SR-A) by extending its half-life. J Biol Chem 279, 39303-9.
  15. Campbell S. J., Hughes P. M., Iredale J. P., Wilcockson D. C., Waters S., Docagne F., Perry V. H. and Anthony D. C. (2003) CINC-1 is an acute-phase protein induced by focal brain injury causing leukocyte mobilization and liver injury. FASEB J 17, 1168-70.
  16. Holmes C., El-Okl M., Williams A. L., Cunningham C., Wilcockson D. and Perry V. H. (2003) Systemic infection, interleukin 1beta, and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74, 788-9.
  17. Campbell S. J., Wilcockson D.C., Butchart A. G., Perry V. H. and Anthony D. C. (2002a) Altered chemokine expression in the spinal cord and brain contributes to differential interleukin-1beta-induced neutrophil recruitment. J Neurochem 83, 432-41.
  18. Wilcockson D.C., Campbell S. J., Anthony D. C. and Perry V. H. (2002b) The systemic and local acute phase response following acute brain injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 22, 318-26.
  19. Wilcockson D.C., Chung S. J. and Webster S. G. (2002c) Is crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone precursor-related peptide a circulating neurohormone in crabs? Cell Tissue Res 307, 129-38