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Research Output 1993 2019

2017

Structural features embedded in G protein-coupled receptor co-crystal structures are key to their success in virtual screening

Coudrat, T., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 1 Apr 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 4, 29 p., e0174719.

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Structure of the adenosine A1 receptor reveals the basis for subtype selectivity

Glukhova, A., Thal, D. M., Nguyen, A. T., Vecchio, L., Jorg, M., Scammells, P. J., May, L. T., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 23 Feb 2017, In : Cell. 168, 5, p. 867-877.e13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

THE CONCISE GUIDE TO PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18: Overview

Alexander, S. P. H., Kelly, E., Marrion, N. V., Peters, J. A., Faccenda, E., Harding, S. D., Pawson, A. J., Sharman, J. L., Southan, C., Buneman, O. P., Cidlowski, J. A., Christopoulos, A., Davenport, A. P., Fabbro, D., Spedding, M., Striessnig, J., Davies, J. A. & CGTP Collaborators, 1 Dec 2017, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 174, S1, p. S1-S16 16 p.

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2016

4-phenylpyridin-2-one derivatives: a novel class of positive allosteric modulator of the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Mistry, S. N., Jorg, M., Lim, H., Vinh, N. B., Sexton, P. M., Capuano, B., Christopoulos, A., Lane, J. R. & Scammells, P. J., 14 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 59, 1, p. 388-409 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Accelerated structure-based design of chemically diverse allosteric modulators of a muscarinic G protein-coupled receptor

Miao, Y., Goldfeld, D. A., Moo, E. V., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A., McCammon, J. A. & Valant, C., 20 Sep 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113, 38, p. E5675-E5684 10 p.

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A hydrogen-bonded polar network in the core of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor is a fulcrum for biased agonism: lessons from class B crystal structuress

Wootten, D., Reynolds, C. A., Koole, C., Smith, K. J., Mobarec, J. C., Simms, J., Quon, T., Coudrat, T., Furness, S. G. B., Miller, L. J., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Mar 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 89, 3, p. 335-347 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Allosteric Modulation as a Unifying Mechanism for Receptor Function and Regulation

Changeux, J. P. & Christopoulos, A., 25 Aug 2016, In : Cell. 166, 5, p. 1084-1102 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Clickable Photoaffinity Ligands for Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 Based on Select Acetylenic Negative Allosteric Modulators

Gregory, K., Velagaleti, R., Thal, D. M., Brady, R. M., Christopoulos, A., Conn, P. J. & Lapinsky, D. J., 15 Jul 2016, In : ACS Chemical Biology. 11, 7, p. 1870-1879 10 p.

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Crystal structures of the M1 and M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors

Thal, D. M., Sun, B., Feng, D., Nawaratne, V., Leach, K., Felder, C. C., Bures, M. G., Evans, D. A., Weis, W. I., Bachhawat, P., Kobilka, T. S., Sexton, P. M., Kobilka, B. K. & Christopoulos, A., 17 Mar 2016, In : Nature. 531, 7594, p. 335-340 6 p.

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Extracellular loop 2 of the adenosine A1 receptor has a key role in orthosteric ligand affinity and agonist efficacy

Nguyen, A. T. N., Baltos, J-A., Thomas, T., Nguyen, T. D., Lopez Munoz, L., Gregory, K. J., White, P. J., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & May, L. T., 1 Dec 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 90, 6, p. 703-714 12 p.

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Ligand-dependent modulation of G protein conformation alters drug efficacy

Furness, S. G. B., Liang, Y-L., Nowell, C. J., Halls, M. L., Wookey, P. J., Dal Maso, E., Inoue, A., Christopoulos, A., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 20 Oct 2016, In : Cell. 167, 3, p. 739-749 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ligand-independent adenosine A2B receptor constitutive activity as a promoter of prostate cancer cell proliferation

Vecchio, E. A., Tan, C. Y. R., Gregory, K., Christopoulos, A., White, P. J. & May, L. T., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 357, 1, p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Microglial activation and progressive brain changes in schizophrenia

Laskaris, L., Di Biase, M. A., Everall, I. P., Chana, G., Christopoulos, A., Skafidas, E. S., Cropley, V. L. & Pantelis, C., 2016, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 173, 4, p. 666-680 15 p.

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Molecular mechanisms of action of M5 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor allosteric modulators

Berizzi, A. E., Gentry, P. R., Rueda, P., Hoedt, S. D., Sexton, P. M., Langmead, C. J. & Christopoulos, A., 1 Oct 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 90, 4, p. 427-436 10 p.

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Murine GPRC6A mediates cellular responses to L-amino acids, but not osteocalcin variants

Rueda, P., Harley, E., Lu, Y., Stewart, G. D., Fabb, S., Diepenhorst, N., Cremers, B., Rouillon, M-H., Wehrle, I., Geant, A., Lamarche, G., Leach, K., Charman, W. N., Christopoulos, A., Summers, R. J., Sexton, P. M. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jan 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 1, p. 1-19 19 p., e0146846.

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Novel fused arylpyrimidinone based allosteric modulators of the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Mistry, S. N., Lim, H., Jorg, M., Capuano, B., Christopoulos, A., Lane, J. R. & Scammells, P. J., 18 May 2016, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 7, 5, p. 647-661 15 p.

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Novel irreversible agonists acting at the A1 adenosine receptor

Jorg, M., Glukhova, A., Abdul Ridha, A., Vecchio, E. A., Nguyen, A., Sexton, P., White, P., May, L., Christopoulos, A. & Scammells, P., 22 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 59, 24, p. 11182-11194 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prediction of loops in G protein-coupled receptor homology models: effect of imprecise surroundings and constraints

Arora, B., Coudrat, T., Wootten, D., Christopoulos, A., Noronha, S. B. & Sexton, P. M., 25 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling. 56, 4, p. 671-686 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Proposed mode of binding and action of positive allosteric modulators at opioid receptors

Shang, Y., Yeatman, H. R., Provasi, D., Alt, A., Christopoulos, A., Canals, M. & Filizola, M., 20 May 2016, In : ACS Chemical Biology. 11, 5, p. 1220-1229 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Quantification of adenosine A1 receptor biased agonism: Implications for drug discovery

Baltos, J-A., Gregory, K. J., White, P. J., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & May, L. T., 1 Jan 2016, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 99, p. 101-112 12 p.

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Role of the second extracellular loop of the adenosine A1 receptor on allosteric modulator binding, signaling, and cooperativity

Nguyen, A. T. N., Vecchio, E. A., Thomas, T., Nguyen, T. D., Aurelio, L., Scammells, P. J., White, P. J., Sexton, P. M., Gregory, K. J., May, L. T. & Christopoulos, A., 1 Dec 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 90, 6, p. 715-725 11 p.

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Structure-activity analysis of biased agonism at the human adenosine A3 receptor

Baltos, J-A., Paoletta, S., Nguyen, A. T. N., Gregory, K. J., Tosh, D. K., Christopoulos, A., Jacobson, K. A. & May, L. T., 1 Jul 2016, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 90, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

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Systematic analysis of factors influencing observations of biased agonism at the mu-opioid receptor

Thompson, G. L., Lane, J. R., Coudrat, T., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Canals, M., 1 Aug 2016, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 113, p. 70-87 18 p.

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The complexity of signalling mediated by the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor

Fletcher, M. M., Halls, M. L., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 15 Apr 2016, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 44, 2, p. 582-588 7 p.

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The extracellular surface of the GLP-1 receptor is a molecular trigger for biased agonism

Wootten, D., Reynolds, C. A., Smith, K. J., Mobarec, J. C., Koole, C., Savage, E. E., Pabreja, K., Simms, J., Sridhar, R., Furness, S. G. B., Liu, M., Thompson, P. E., Miller, L. J., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P. M., 16 Jun 2016, In : Cell. 165, 7, p. 1632-1643 12 p.

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The hybrid molecule, VCP746, is a potent adenosine A2B receptor agonist that stimulates anti-fibrotic signalling

Vecchio, L., Chuo, C. H., Baltos, J-A., Ford, L., Scammells, P. J., Wang, B. H., Christopoulos, A., White, P. J. & May, L. T., 1 Oct 2016, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 117, p. 46-56 11 p.

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The role of kinetic context in apparent biased agonism at GPCRs

Herenbrink, C. K., Sykes, D. A., Donthamsetti, P., Canals, M., Coudrat, T., Shonberg, J., Scammells, P. J., Capuano, B., Sexton, P. M., Charlton, S. J., Javitch, J. A., Christopoulos, A. & Lane, J. R., 24 Feb 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 14 p., 10842.

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Towards a structural understanding of allosteric drugs at the human calcium-sensing receptor

Leach, K., Gregory, K., Kufareva, I., Khajehali, E., Cook, A. E., Abagyan, R., Conigrave, A. D., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 1 May 2016, In : Cell Research. 26, 5, p. 574-592 19 p.

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Use of cysteine trapping to map spatial approximations between residues contributing to the helix N-capping motif of secretin and distinct residues within each of the extracellular loops of its receptor

Dong, M., Lam, P. C. H., Orry, A., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A., Abagyan, R. & Miller, L. J., 4 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 291, 10, p. 5172-5184 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2015

Allosteric modulation of chemokine receptors

Tschammer, N., Christopoulos, A. & Kenakin, T., 2015, Chemokines: Chemokines and Their Receptors in Drug Discovery. Tschammer, N. (ed.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 87-117 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

A positive allosteric modulator of the adenosine A1 receptor selectively inhibits primary afferent synaptic transmission in a neuropathic pain model

Imlach, W. L., Bhola, R. F., May, L. T., Christopoulos, A. & Christie, M. J., 2015, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 88, 3, p. 460-468 9 p.

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A structure-activity relationship study of the positive allosteric modulator LY2033298 at the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Szabo, M., Huynh, T., Valant, C., Lane, J. R., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Capuano, B., 2015, In : MedChemComm. 6, 11, p. 1998-2003 6 p.

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Biased agonism and biased allosteric modulation at the CB1 cannabinoid receptors

Khajehali, E., Malone, D. T., Glass, M., Sexton, P., Christopoulos, A. & Leach, K., 2015, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 88, 2, p. 368-379 12 p.

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Biased agonism of endogenous opioid peptides at the μ-opioid receptor

Thompson, G. L., Lane, J. R. D., Coudrat, T., Sexton, P., Christopoulos, A. & Canals, M., 2015, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 88, 2, p. 335-346 12 p.

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Biased allosteric modulation at the CaS receptor engendered by structurally diverse calcimimetics

Cook, A. E., Mistry, S. N., Gregory, K. J., Furness, S. G. B., Sexton, P., Scammells, P. J., Conigrave, A., Christopoulos, A. & Leach, K., 2015, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 172, 1, p. 185 - 200 16 p.

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Development of a highly selective allosteric antagonist radioligand for the type 1 cholecystokinin receptor and elucidation of its molecular basis of binding

Dong, M., Vattelana, A. M., Lam, P. C. H., Orry, A., Abagyan, R., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P., Haines, D. R. & Miller, L. J., 2015, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 87, 1, p. 130-140 11 p.

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Discovery, synthesis, and molecular pharmacology of selective positive allosteric modulators of the δ-opioid receptor

Burford, N. T., Livingston, K. E., Canals, M., Ryan, M. R., Budenholzer, L. M. L., Han, Y., Shang, Y., Herbst, J. J., O'Connell, J., Banks, M., Zhang, L., Filizola, M., Bassoni, D. L., Wehrman, T. S., Christopoulos, A., Traynor, J. R., Gerritz, S. W. & Alt, A., 2015, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 10, p. 4220-4229 10 p.

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Discovery of a novel class of negative allosteric modulator of the dopamine D2 receptor through fragmentation of a bitopic ligand

Mistry, S. N., Shonberg, J., Draper-Joyce, C. J., Klein Herenbrink, C., Michino, M., Shi, L., Christopoulos, A., Capuano, B., Scammells, P. J. & Lane, J. R. D., 2015, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 17, p. 6819-6843 25 p.

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Endogenous allosteric modulators of G protein-coupled receptors

Van Der Westhuizen, E. T., Valant, C., Sexton, P. & Christopoulos, A., 2015, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 353, 2, p. 246 - 260 15 p.

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Molecular mechanism of action of triazolobenzodiazepinone agonists of the type 1 cholecystokinin receptor. Possible cooperativity across the receptor homodimeric complex

Desai, A. J., Lam, P. C. H., Orry, A., Abagyan, R., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. & Miller, L. J., 2015, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 24, p. 9562-9577 16 p.

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Novel allosteric modulators of G protein-coupled receptors

Gentry, P. R., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 32, p. 19478-19488 11 p.

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Novel GPCR paradigms at the μ-opioid receptor

Thompson, G. L., Kelly, E., Christopoulos, A. & Canals, M., 2015, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 172, 2, p. 287-296 10 p.

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Proof of concept study for designed multiple ligands targeting the dopamine D2, serotonin 5-HT2A, and muscarinic M1 acetylcholine receptors

Szabo, M., Lim, H. D., Klein Herenbrink, C., Christopoulos, A., Lane, J. R. D. & Capuano, B., 2015, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 3, p. 1550 - 1555 6 p.

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