Elizabeth Martin

Research Technician
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of Sheffield
E-mail: e.martin@sheffield.ac.uk

Fields of interest

Currently working on the organization and assembly of proteins in photosynthetic membranes of the purple bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides.


Recent publications


Šlouf V, Chábera P, Olsen JD, Martin EC, Qian P, Hunter CN, Polívka T
Photoprotection in a purple phototrophic bacterium mediated by oxygen-dependent alteration of carotenoid excited-state properties
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 29;109(22):8570-5

Ma W, Compan V, Zheng W, Martin E, North RA, Verkhratsky A, Surprenant A.
Pannexin 1 forms an anion-selective channel.
Pflugers Arch 2012 463(4):585-92.

Ng IW, Adams PG, Mothersole DJ, Vasilev C, Martin EC, Lang HP, Tucker JD, Neil Hunter C.
Carotenoids are essential for normal levels of dimerisation of the RC-LH1-PufX core complex of Rhodobacter sphaeroides: characterisation of R-26 as a crtB (phytoene synthase) mutant.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2011, 1807(9):1056-63