Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Morgan Herod

Research Fellow
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

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Adeyemi OO, Herod MR, Oladiji F, Fakunle YM, Babatunde AS, Agbede OO A multi-template multiplex PCR assay for hepatitis B virus and humanβ-globin Journal of Medical Virology 89 1944-1951, 2017
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Herod MR, Gold S, Lasecka-Dykes L, Wright C, Ward JC, McLean TC, Forrest S, Jackson T, Tuthill TJ, Rowlands DJ, Stonehouse NJ Genetic economy in picornaviruses: Foot-and-mouth disease virus replication exploits alternative precursor cleavage pathways PLoS Pathogens 13, 2017
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Loundras EA, Herod MR, Harris M, Stonehouse NJ Foot-and-mouth disease virus genome replication is unaffected by inhibition of type III phosphatidylinositol-4-kinases Journal of General Virology 97 2221-2230, 2016
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Herod MR, Ferrer-Orta C, Loundras EA, Ward JC, Verdaguer N, Rowlands DJ, Stonehouse NJ Both cis and trans activities of foot-and-mouth disease virus 3D polymerase are essential for viral RNA replication Journal of Virology 90 6864-6883, 2016
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Herod MR, Loundras EA, Ward JC, Tulloch F, Rowlands DJ, Stonehouse NJ Employing transposon mutagenesis to investigate foot-and-mouth disease virus replication Journal of General Virology 96 3507-3518, 2015
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Herod MR, Pineda RG, Mautner V, Onion D Quantum dot labelling of adenovirus allows highly sensitive single cell flow and imaging cytometry Small 11 797-803, 2015
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Herod MR, Prince CA, Skilton RJ, Ward VK, Cooper JB, Clarke IN Structure-based design and functional studies of novel noroviral 3C protease chimaeras offer insights into substrate specificity. Biochemical Journal, 2014

Forrest S, Lear Z, Herod MR, Ryan M, Rowlands DJ, Stonehouse NJ Inhibition of the foot-and-mouth disease virus subgenomic replicon by RNA aptamers. J Gen Virol 95 2649-2657, 2014
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Herod MR, Salim O, Skilton RJ, Prince CA, Ward VK, Lambden PR, Clarke IN Expression of the Murine Norovirus (MNV) ORF1 Polyprotein Is Sufficient to Induce Apoptosis in a Virus-Free Cell Model PLoS ONE, 2014

Herod MR, Liu M, McCormick CJ, Schregel V, Hinds C, McLauchlan J Genetic complementation of hepatitis C virus nonstructural protein functions associated with replication exhibits requirements that differ from those for virion assembly Journal of Virology 88 2748-2762, 2014
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Herod MR, Jones DM, McLauchlan J, McCormick CJ Increasing rate of cleavage at boundary between non-structural proteins 4B and 5A inhibits replication of hepatitis C virus Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2012
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