1986 …2023

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2020

Activation of the GLP-1 receptor by a non-peptidic agonist

Zhao, P., Liang, Y. L., Belousoff, M. J., Deganutti, G., Fletcher, M. M., Willard, F. S., Bell, M. G., Christe, M. E., Sloop, K. W., Inoue, A., Truong, T. T., Clydesdale, L., Furness, S. G. B., Christopoulos, A., Wang, M. W., Miller, L. J., Reynolds, C. A., Danev, R., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 8 Jan 2020, In : Nature. 577, 7790, p. 432-436 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic local resolution-based sharpening of cryo-EM maps

Ramírez-Aportela, E., Vilas, J. L., Glukhova, A., Melero, R., Conesa, P., Martínez, M., Maluenda, D., Mota, J., Jiménez, A., Vargas, J., Marabini, R., Sexton, P. M., Carazo, J. M. & Sorzano, C. O. S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Bioinformatics. 36, 3, p. 765-772 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Biased M1-muscarinic-receptor-mutant mice inform the design of next-generation drugs

Bradley, S. J., Molloy, C., Valuskova, P., Dwomoh, L., Scarpa, M., Rossi, M., Finlayson, L., Svensson, K. A., Chernet, E., Barth, V. N., Gherbi, K., Sykes, D. A., Wilson, C. A., Mistry, R., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A., Mogg, A. J., Rosethorne, E. M., Sakata, S., John Challiss, R. A. & 2 others, Broad, L. M. & Tobin, A. B., 20 Feb 2020, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 16, 3, p. 240-249 10 p.

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Molecular Basis for Hormone Recognition and Activation of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptors

Ma, S., Shen, Q., Zhao, L. H., Mao, C., Zhou, X. E., Shen, D. D., de Waal, P. W., Bi, P., Li, C., Jiang, Y., Wang, M. W., Sexton, P. M., Wootten, D., Melcher, K., Zhang, Y. & Xu, H. E., 6 Feb 2020, In : Molecular Cell. 77, 3, p. 669-680.e4 16 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Toward a Structural Understanding of Class B GPCR Peptide Binding and Activation

Liang, Y. L., Belousoff, M. J., Zhao, P., Koole, C., Fletcher, M. M., Truong, T. T., Julita, V., Christopoulos, G., Xu, H. E., Zhang, Y., Khoshouei, M., Christopoulos, A., Danev, R., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 6 Feb 2020, In : Molecular Cell. 77, 3, p. 656-668.e5 18 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2019

6-Phenylpyrimidin-4-ones as Positive Allosteric Modulators at the M1 mAChR: The Determinants of Allosteric Activity

Jorg, M. T., van der Westhuizen, E. T., Khajehali, E., Burger, W. A. C., White, J., Choy, K. H. C., Tobin, A. B., Sexton, P. M., Valant, C., Capuano, B., Christopoulos, A. & Scammells, P. J., 20 Mar 2019, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 10, 3, p. 1099-1114 16 p.

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Cryptic pocket formation underlies allosteric modulator selectivity at muscarinic GPCRs

Hollingsworth, S. A., Kelly, B., Valant, C., Michaelis, J. A., Mastromihalis, O., Thompson, G., Venkatakrishnan, A. J., Hertig, S., Scammells, P. J., Sexton, P. M., Felder, C. C., Christopoulos, A. & Dror, R. O., 1 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 3289.

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Crystal structure of the M5 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Vuckovic, Z., Gentry, P. R., Berizzi, A. E., Hirata, K., Varghese, S., Thompson, G., van der Westhuizen, E. T., Burger, W. A. C., Rahmani, R., Valant, C., Langmead, C. J., Lindsley, C. W., Baell, J. B., Tobin, A. B., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Thal, D. M., 17 Dec 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 51, p. 26001-26007 7 p.

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Deconvoluting the Molecular Control of Binding and Signaling at the Amylin 3 Receptor: RAMP3 Alters Signal Propagation through Extracellular Loops of the Calcitonin Receptor

Pham, V., Zhu, Y., Dal Maso, E., Reynolds, C. A., Deganutti, G., Atanasio, S., Hick, C. A., Yang, D., Christopoulos, A., Hay, D. L., Furness, S. G. B., Wang, M-W., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 18 Mar 2019, In : ACS Pharmacology and Translational Sciences. 2, 3, p. 183-197 15 p.

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Drug-receptor kinetics and sigma-1 receptor affinity differentiate clinically evaluated histamine H3 receptor antagonists

Riddy, D. M., Cook, A. E., Shackleford, D. M., Pierce, T. L., Mocaer, E., Mannoury la Cour, C., Sors, A., Charman, W. N., Summers, R. J., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Neuropharmacology. 144, p. 244-255 12 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Expression and activity of the calcitonin receptor family in a sample of primary human high-grade gliomas

Ostrovskaya, A., Hick, C., Hutchinson, D. S., Stringer, B. W., Wookey, P. J., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. M. & Furness, S. G. B., 18 Feb 2019, In : BMC Cancer. 19, 1, 12 p., 157.

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Light-activated chimeric GPCRs: limitations and opportunities

Tichy, A-M., Gerrard, E. J., Sexton, P. M. & Janovjak, H., 1 Aug 2019, In : Current Opinion in Structural Biology. 57, p. 196-203 8 p.

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Molecular Basis of Action of a Small-Molecule Positive Allosteric Modulator Agonist at the Type 1 Cholecystokinin Holoreceptor

Desai, A. J., Mechin, I., Nagarajan, K., Valant, C., Wootten, D., Lam, P. C. H., Orry, A., Abagyan, R., Nair, A., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Miller, L. J., 1 Mar 2019, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 95, 3, p. 245-259 15 p.

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O-GlcNAc Engineering of GPCR Peptide-Agonists Improves Their Stability and in Vivo Activity

Levine, P. M., Balana, A. T., Sturchler, E., Koole, C., Noda, H., Zarzycka, B., Daley, E. J., Truong, T., Katritch, V., Gardella, T. J., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. M., McDonald, P. & Pratt, M. R., 11 Sep 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 36, p. 14210-14219 10 p.

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The Molecular Control of Calcitonin Receptor Signaling

dal Maso, E., Glukhova, A., Zhu, Y., Garcia-Nafria, J., Tate, C. G., Atanasio, S., Reynolds, C. A., Ramirez-Aportela, E., Carazo, J-M., Hick, C. A., Furness, S. G. B., Hay, D. L., Liang, Y-L., Miller, L. J., Christopoulos, A., Wang, M-W., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 11 Jan 2019, In : ACS Pharmacology and Translational Sciences. 2, 1, p. 31-51 21 p.

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Use of Backbone Modification to Enlarge the Spatiotemporal Diversity of Parathyroid Hormone Receptor-1 Signaling via Biased Agonism

Liu, S., Jean-Alphonse, F. G., White, A. D., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. M., Gardella, T. J., Vilardaga, J. P. & Gellman, S. H., 18 Sep 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 37, p. 14486-14490 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Bitopic binding mode of an M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonist associated with adverse clinical trial outcomes S

Bradley, S. J., Molloy, C., Bundgaard, C., Mogg, A. J., Thompson, K. J., Dwomoh, L., Sanger, H. E., Crabtree, M. D., Brooke, S. M., Sexton, P. M., Felder, C. C., Christopoulos, A., Broad, L. M., Tobin, A. B. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 93, 6, p. 645-656 12 p.

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Characterization of signalling and regulation of common calcitonin receptor splice variants and polymorphisms

Dal Maso, E., Just, R., Hick, C., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. M., Wootten, D. & Furness, S. G. B., 1 Feb 2018, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 148, p. 111-129 19 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cryo-EM structure of the active, Gs-protein complexed, human CGRP receptor

Liang, Y-L., Khoshouei, M., Deganutti, G., Glukhova, A., Koole, C., Peat, T. S., Radjainia, M., Plitzko, J. M., Baumeister, W., Miller, L. J., Hay, D. L., Christopoulos, A., Reynolds, C. A., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 27 Sep 2018, In : Nature. 561, 7724, p. 492-497 6 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery and Optimization of Potent and CNS Penetrant M5-Preferring Positive Allosteric Modulators Derived from a Novel, Chiral N-(Indanyl)piperidine Amide Scaffold

Bender, A. M., Cho, H. P., Nance, K. D., Lingenfelter, K. S., Luscombe, V. B., Gentry, P. R., Voigtritter, K., Berizzi, A. E., Sexton, P. M., Langmead, C. J., Christopoulos, A., Locuson, C. W., Bridges, T. M., Chang, S., O'Neill, J. C., Zhan, X., Niswender, C. M., Jones, C. K., Conn, P. J. & Lindsley, C. W., 18 Jul 2018, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 9, 7, p. 1572-1581 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Divergent effects of strontium and calcium-sensing receptor positive allosteric modulators (calcimimetics) on human osteoclast activity

Diepenhorst, N. A., Leach, K., Keller, A. N., Rueda, P., Cook, A. E., Pierce, T. L., Nowell, C., Pastoureau, P., Sabatini, M., Summers, R. J., Charman, W. N., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 175, 21, p. 4095-4108 14 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Dominant Negative G Proteins Enhance Formation and Purification of Agonist-GPCR-G Protein Complexes for Structure Determination

Liang, Y-L., Zhao, P., Draper-Joyce, C. J., Baltos, J-A., Glukhova, A., Truong, T. T., May, L. T., Christopoulos, A., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. & Furness, S., 2018, In : ACS Pharmacology and Translational Sciences. 1, 1, p. 12-20 9 p.

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Extracellular loops 2 and 3 of the calcitonin receptor selectively modify agonist binding and efficacy

Dal Maso, E., Zhu, Y., Pham, V., Reynolds, C. A., Deganutti, G., Hick, C. A., Yang, D., Christopoulos, A., Hay, D. L., Wang, M. W., Sexton, P. M., Furness, S. G. B. & Wootten, D., 1 Apr 2018, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 150, p. 214-244 31 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor internalisation controls spatiotemporal signalling mediated by biased agonists

Fletcher, M. M., Halls, M. L., Zhao, P., Clydesdale, L., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 1 Oct 2018, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 156, p. 406-419 14 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

G protein–coupled receptors targeting insulin resistance, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Riddy, D. M., Delerive, P., Summers, R. J., Sexton, P. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Pharmacological Reviews. 70, 1, p. 39-67 29 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of signalling and biased agonism in G protein-coupled receptors

Wootten, D. L., Christopoulos, A., Marti-Solano, M., Babu, M. M. & Sexton, P. M., Oct 2018, In : Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. 19, 10, p. 638-653 16 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic M5 receptors modulate ethanol seeking in rats

Berizzi, A. E., Perry, C. J., Shackleford, D. M., Lindsley, C. W., Jones, C. K., Chen, N. A., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A., Langmead, C. J. & Lawrence, A. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 43, 7, p. 1510-1517 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Phase-plate cryo-EM structure of a biased agonistbound human GLP-1 receptor-Gs complex

Liang, Y. L., Khoshouei, M., Glukhova, A., Furness, S. G. B., Zhao, P., Clydesdale, L., Koole, C., Truong, T. T., Thal, D. M., Lei, S., Radjainia, M., Danev, R., Baumeister, W., Wang, M. W., Miller, L. J., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 1 Mar 2018, In : Nature. 555, 7694, p. 121-125 5 p.

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99 Citations (Scopus)

Probing the binding site of novel selective positive allosteric modulators at the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Khajehali, E., Valant, C., Jörg, M., Tobin, A. B., Conn, P. J., Lindsley, C. W., Sexton, P. M., Scammells, P. J. & Christopoulos, A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 154, p. 243-254 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Recent advances in the determination of G protein-coupled receptor structures

Thal, D. M., Vuckovic, Z., Draper-Joyce, C. J., Liang, Y-L., Glukhova, A., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Current Opinion in Structural Biology. 51, p. 28-34 7 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Rules of Engagement: GPCRs and G Proteins

Glukhova, A., Draper-Joyce, C. J., Sunahara, R. K., Christopoulos, A., Wootten, D. L. & Sexton, P. M., 7 Sep 2018, In : ACS Pharmacology and Translational Sciences. 1, 2, p. 73-83 11 p.

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Structural insights into G-protein-coupled receptor allostery

Thal, D. M., Glukhova, A., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 5 Jul 2018, In : Nature. 559, 7712, p. 45-53 9 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-Activity Relationships of Pan-Gαq/11 Coupled Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulators

Berizzi, A. E., Bender, A. M., Lindsley, C. W., Conn, P. J., Sexton, P. M., Langmead, C. J. & Christopoulos, A., 18 Jul 2018, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 9, 7, p. 1818-1828 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-based discovery of selective positive allosteric modulators of antagonists for the M2 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Korczynska, M., Clark, M. J., Valant, C., Xu, J., Moo, E. V., Albold, S., Weiss, D. R., Torosyan, H., Huang, W., Kruse, A. C., Lyda, B. R., May, L. T., Baltos, J. A., Sexton, P. M., Kobilka, B. K., Christopoulos, A., Shoichet, B. K. & Sunahara, R. K., 6 Mar 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 10, p. E2419-E2428 10 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of the adenosine-bound human adenosine A1 receptor-Gi complex

Draper-Joyce, C. J., Khoshouei, M., Thal, D. M., Liang, Y. L., Nguyen, A. T. N., Furness, S. G. B., Venugopal, H., Baltos, J. A., Plitzko, J. M., Danev, R., Baumeister, W., May, L. T., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. M., Glukhova, A. & Christopoulos, A., 20 Jun 2018, In : Nature. 558, 7711, p. 559-565 7 p.

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86 Citations (Scopus)

To Bind or Not to Bind: Unravelling GPCR Polypharmacology

Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 8 Feb 2018, In : Cell. 172, 4, p. 636-638 3 p.

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Toward an understanding of the structural basis of allostery in muscarinic acetylcholine receptors

Burger, W. A. C., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Thal, D. M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of General Physiology. 150, 10, p. 1360-1372 13 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Two distinct domains of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor control peptide-mediated biased agonism

Lei, S., Clydesdale, L., Dai, A., Cai, X., Yang, F., Yang, D., Liang, Y-L., Koole, C., Zhao, P., Coudrat, T., Christopoulos, A., Wang, M-W., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 293, 24, p. 9370-9387 18 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Vascular and molecular pharmacology of the metabolically stable CGRP analogue, SAX

Sheykhzade, M., Abdolalizadeh, B., Koole, C., Pickering, D. S., Dreisig, K., Johansson, S. E., Abboud, B. K., Dreier, R., Berg, J. O., Jeppesen, J. L., Sexton, P. M., Edvinsson, L., Wootten, D. & Sams, A., 15 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 829, p. 85-92 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A kinetic view of GPCR allostery and biased agonism

Lane, J. R., May, L. T., Parton, R. G., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 18 Aug 2017, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 13, 9, p. 929-937 9 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)

Allostery and Biased Agonism at Class B G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Wootten, D., Miller, L. J., Koole, C., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P. M., 11 Jan 2017, In : Chemical Reviews. 117, 1, p. 111-138 28 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of signal bias at the GLP-1 receptor induced by backbone modification of GLP-1

Hager, M. V., Clydesdale, L., Gellman, S. H., Sexton, P. M. & Wootten, D., 15 Jul 2017, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 136, p. 99-108 10 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Coding GPCR-G protein specificity

Furness, S. G. B. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Oct 2017, In : Cell Research. 27, 10, p. 1193-1194 2 p.

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Co-expressed class B G protein-coupled secretin and GLP-1 receptors self- and cross-associate: impact on pancreatic islets

Harikumar, K. G., Lau, S., Sexton, P. M., Wootten, D. & Miller, L. J., 1 Jun 2017, In : Endocrinology. 158, 6, p. 1685-1700 16 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)