1986 …2023

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Research Output

β-arrestin-biased agonists of the GLP-1 receptor from β-amino acid residue incorporation into GLP-1 analogues

Hager, M. V., Johnson, L. M., Wootten, D., Sexton, P. M. & Gellman, S. H., 16 Nov 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 45, p. 14970-14979 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

What determines the magnitude of cellular response for activation of G protein-coupled receptors?

Furness, S. G. B., Wootten, D. & Sexton, P. M., 6 Feb 2017, In : Cell Cycle. 16, 5, p. 392-394 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding amylin Receptors

Just, R., Simms, J., Furness, S. G. B., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P. M., 2010, The Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide Family: Form, Function and Future Perspectives. Springer, p. 41-57 17 p.

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

1 Citation (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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Truncation of the porcine calcitonin receptor cytoplasmic tail inhibits internalization and signal transduction but increases receptor affinity

Findlay, D. M., Houssami, S., Lin, H. Y., Myers, D. E., Brady, C. L., Darcy, P. K., Ikeda, K., Martin, T. J. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Jan 1994, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 8, 12, p. 1691-1700 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
42 Citations (Scopus)

Towards tissue-specific pharmacology: insights from the calcium-sensing receptor as a paradigm for GPCR (patho)physiological bias

Leach, K., Conigrave, A. D., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 2015, In : Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. 36, 4, p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

38 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort SurveyOtherpeer-review

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6 Citations (Scopus)

The role of transmembrane domain 3 (Tmiii) in the actions of orthosteric, allosteric and atypical agonists of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor

Leach, K., Davey, A. E., Felder, C. C., Sexton, P. & Christopoulos, A., 2011, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 79, 5, p. 855 - 865 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
133 Citations (Scopus)

The relaxin family peptide receptor 3 activates extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 through a protein kinase C-dependent mechanism

van der Westhuizen, E. T., Werry, T. D., Sexton, P. & Summers, R. J., 2007, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 71, 6, p. 1618 - 1629 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

63 Citations (Scopus)

The receptor activity modifying protein family of G protein coupled receptor accessory proteins

Udawela, M., Hay, D. L. & Sexton, P. M., 2004, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 15, 3, p. 299 - 308 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

68 Citations (Scopus)

The ontogeny of [ 125 i]rat-α-cgrp binding sites in the spinal cord of sheep: A prenatal and postnatal study

Nitsos, I., Sexton, P. M. & Rees, S., 1 Jan 1994, In : Neuroscience. 62, 1, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of orthosteric radioligand depletion on the quantification of allosteric modulator interactions

Avlani, V. A., McLoughlin, D. J., Sexton, P. & Christopoulos, A., 2008, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 325, 3, p. 927 - 934 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

The Emergence of Allosteric Modulators for G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Gregory, K. J., Valant, C., Simms, J., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 15 Jul 2010, GPCR Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Targeting: Shifting Paradigms and New Directions. John Wiley & Sons, p. 61-87 27 p.

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of C-terminal truncation of receptor activity modifying proteins on the induction of amylin receptor phenotype from human CTb receptors

Udawela, M., Christopoulos, G., Morfis, M., Tilakaratne, N., Christopoulos, A. & Sexton, P., 2008, In : Regulatory Peptides. 145, p. 65 - 71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of social isolation on rat brain expression of genes associated with endocannabinoid signaling

Robinson, S. A., Loiacono, R., Christopoulos, A., Sexton, P. & Malone, D. T., 2010, In : Brain Research. 1343, p. 153 - 167 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

The complexed life of family B G protein-coupled receptors

Sexton, P., 2006, p. 191 - 191. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The class B G-protein-coupled GLP-1 receptor: an important target for the treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus

Miller, L. J., Sexton, P. M., Dong, M. & Harikumar, K. G., 2014, In : International Journal of Obesity. 4, p. S9-S13 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

The best of both worlds? Bitopic orthosteric/allosteric ligands of G protein - coupled receptors

Valant, C., Lane, J., Sexton, P. & Christopoulos, A., 2012, In : Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology. 53, p. 153 - 178 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

114 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of M4 muscarinic receptor positive allosteric modulators derived from VU10004

Huynh, T., Valant, C., Crosby, I. T., Sexton, P., Christopoulos, A. & Capuano, B., 2015, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 6, 6, p. 838 - 844 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of novel 2-amino-3-benzoylthiophene derivatives as biased allosteric agonists and modulators of the adenosine A1 receptor

Valant, C., Aurelio, L., Devine, S. M., Ashton, T. D., White, J. M., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Scammells, P. J., 2012, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 55, 5, p. 2367 - 2375 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

88 Citations (Scopus)

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

100 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-function studies of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors

Leach, K., Simms, J., Sexton, P. M. & Christopoulos, A., 2012, Muscarinic Receptors - Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology 208. Fryer, A. D., Christopoulos, A. & Nathanson, N. M. (eds.). 1st ed. USA: Springer, p. 29 - 48 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

13 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-function studies of allosteric agonism at M2 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors

May, L. T., Avlani, V. A., Langmead, C. J., Herdon, H. J., Wood, M. D., Sexton, P. & Christopoulos, A., 2007, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 72, 2, p. 463 - 476 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

94 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-function analysis of amino acid 74 of human RAMP1 and RAMP3 and its role in peptide interactions with adrenomedullin and calcitonin gene-related peptide receptors

Qi, T., Ly, K., Poyner, D. R., Christopoulos, G., Sexton, P. & Hay, D. L., 2011, In : Peptides. 32, 5, p. 1060 - 1067 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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21 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Structure/function relationships of calcitonin analogues as agonists, antagonists, or inverse agonists in a constitutively activated receptor cell system

Pozvek, G., Hilton, J. M., Quiza, M., Houssami, S. & Sexton, P. M., 1 Jan 1997, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 51, 4, p. 658-665 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

75 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
52 Citations (Scopus)

Structural biology: meet the B family

Sexton, P. & Wootten, D. L., 2013, In : Nature. 499, 7459, p. 417 - 418 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

5 Citations (Scopus)

Structural basis for modulation of a G-protein-coupled receptor by allosteric drugs

Dror, R., Green, H. F., Valant, C., Borhani, D. W., Valcourt, J. R., Pan, A. C., Arlow, D. H., Canals, M., Lane, J. R. D., Rahmani, R. S., Baell, J. B., Sexton, P., Christopoulos, A. & Shaw, D. E., 2013, In : Nature. 503, 7475, p. 295 - 299 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

260 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and functional insights into the juxtamembranous amino-terminal tail and extracellular loop regions of class B GPCRs

Dong, M., Koole, C. R., Wootten, D. L., Sexton, P. & Miller, L. J., 2014, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 171, 5, p. 1085 - 1101 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)