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Sandrini. S, Haigh, R and Freestone P. Fractionation by Ultracentrifugation of Gram Negative Cytoplasmic and Membrane Proteins. (2014). BioProtocols.1287 DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2187

Sharaff F and Freestone P. (2011). Microbial Endocrinology. Central European Journal of Biology, 6(5):685-694.

Freestone, P. and Lyte, M. (2010) Stress and microbial endocrinology: prospects for ruminant nutrition. Animal 4:1248-1257.

Sandrini, SM, Shergill R, Woodward J, Muralikuttan R, Haigh RD, Lyte M, and Freestone P (2010). Elucidation of the mechanism by which catecholamine stress hormones liberate iron from the innate immune defense proteins transferrin and lactoferrin. Journal of Bacteriology 192:587-94

Pullinger, G, Carnel, C, Sharaf, FF, van Dieman, PM, Dziva, F, Morgan, E, Lyte, M, Freestone, P. and Stevens, M. (2010). Norepinephrine augments Salmonella enterica-induced enteritis in a manner associated with net replication but independent of the putative adrenergic sensor kinases QseC and QseE. Infection and Immunity 78:372-80.
Freestone, P and Lyte, M. (2009). Microbial Endocrinology: Experimental Design Issues in the Study of Inter-kingdom Signalling in Infectious Disease. Advances in Applied Microbiology 64: 75-105

Freestone P, Sandrini SM, Haigh RD, Lyte M (2008) Microbial Endocrinology: how stress influences susceptibility to infection. Trends Microbiol 16:55-64.

Freestone P, Haigh, RD, and Lyte M. (2008). Catecholamine inotrope resuscitation of antiobiotic-damaged staphylococci and its blockade by specific receptor antagonists. Journal of Infectious Diseases 197:2044-1052

El-Rachkidy, R. Hales, J. Freestone, P, Young, HS, Griffiths, CEM and Camp, R. (2007). Increased levels of IgG reactive with secreted Streptococcus pyogenes proteins in chronic plaque psoriasis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Freestone, P, Walton, N, Haigh RH, and Lyte, M. (2007). Influence of Dietary Catechols on the Growth of Enteropathogenic Bacteria. Int. J. Food Micro.

Freestone P, Haigh, RD, and Lyte, M. (2007). Blockade of catecholamine-induced growth by adrenergic and dopaminergic receptor antagonists in Escherichia coli O157: H7,

Salmonella enterica and Yersinia enterocolitica. BMC Microbiology 7: 8 (1-13).

Freestone P, Haigh RD, and Lyte, M. (2007). Specificity of catecholamine-induced growth in Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica and Yersinia enterocolitica. FEMS Microbiology Letters 269: 221-228.

A Roberts, JB Matthews, SS Socransky, P Freestone, PH Williams, ILC Chapple. (2005). Stress and the periodontal diseases: growth responses of periodontal bacteria to Escherichia coli stress-associated autoinducer. Oral Microbiology and Immunology 20:147-53.

Lyte, M., Freestone, P, Neal, CP, Olson, BA, Haigh, RD, Bayston, R and Williams, PH (2003). Stimulation of Staphylococcus epidermidis growth and biofilm formation by catecholamine inotropes. Lancet 361: 130-135.

Freestone P, Haigh, RD, Williams PH, and Lyte, M (2003). Involvement of enterobactin in norepinephrine-mediated iron supply from transferrin to enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli FEMS Microbiology Letters 222: 39-43.

Roberts A, Matthews JB, Socransky SS, Freestone P, Williams PH, Chapple ILC. (2002). Stress and the periodontal diseases: effects of catecholamines on the growth of periodontal bacteria in vitro. Oral Microbiology and Immunology 17: 296-303.

Reissbrodt R, Rienaecker I, Romanova JM, Freestone P, Haigh RD, Lyte M, Tschäpe H, Williams PH. (2002). Resuscitation of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium and Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli from the Viable but Nonculturable State by Heat-Stable Enterobacterial Autoinducer. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68: 4788-4794.

Freestone P, Williams PH, Haigh RD, Maggs AF, Neal CP, Lyte M. (2002). Growth stimulation of intestinal commensal Escherichia coli by catecholamines: a possible contributory factor in trauma-induced sepsis. Shock 18: 465-470

Neal, C.P, Freestone, P., Maggs, A., Haigh R.D., Williams, P.H. and Lyte, M. (2001). Catecholamines as growth factors for coagulase-negative staphylococci: implications for clinical practice. FEMS Microbiology Letters 194: 163-169.

Onoda T, Enokizono J, Kaya H, Oshima A, Freestone P, Norris V. (2000). Effects of calcium and calmodulin antagonists on growth and morphology of Escherichia coli L-form NC-7. Journal of Bacteriology. 182: 1419-1422.

Freestone, P.P.E., Neal, C.P, Maggs, A., Haigh R.D., Lyte, M. and Williams, P.H. (2000). The mammalian neuroendocrine hormone norepinephrine supplies iron for growth in the presence of transferrin or lactoferrin. Journal of Bacteriology. 182: 6091-6098.

Norris V, Freestone P, Grant S, Toth I, Trinei M, Le Sceller L, Nystrom T, Oshima A, Onoda T. (1999). Tyrosine phosphorylation in Escherichia coli has implications for the manipulation of intracellular signaling and structure in antibacterial therapies: the Jekyll and Hyde approach. Emerging Therapeutic Targets 3: 89-92.

Freestone PPE, Haigh RD, Williams PH, Lyte M. (1999). Stimulation of bacterial growth by heat stable norepinephrine-induced autoinducers. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 172: 53-60.

Freestone P, Trinei M, Clarke SC, Nystrom T, Norris V. (1998). Tyrosine phosphorylation in Escherichia coli. Journal of Molecular Biology 279: 1045-1051.

Canvin J, Grant S, Freestone P, Toth I, Trinei M, Modha K, Cellier D, Norris V. (1998). Rapid growth mutants of Escherichia coli. Acta Biotheoretica 46: 161-166.

Freestone P, Grant S, Trinei M, Onoda T, Norris V. (1998) Protein phosphorylation in E. coli L-form NC-7. Microbiology 144: 3289-3295.

Morgan PJ, Harrison G, Freestone P, Crane D, Rowe AJ, Mitchell TJ, Andrews PW (1997). Structural and functional characterisation of proteolytic fragments of the bacterial toxin, pneumolysin. FEBS Letters 412: 563-567.

Freestone P, Nystrom T, Trinei M, and Norris V. (1997). The universal stress protein, UspA, is phosphorylated in response to stasis. Journal of Molecular Biology 274: 318-324.

Goldberg, MD, Canvin J, Freestone P, Anderson C, Laoudj D, Williams PH, Holland IB, Norris V. (1997). Cleavage of histone-like protein H-NS in Escherichia coli by OmpT. Biochimie 79: 315-322.

Norris V, Grant S, Freestone P, Toth I, Modha K, Canvin J, Sheikh N, and Norman RI (1996) Calcium signaling in bacteria. J. Bact. 178: 3677-3682.

Norris V, Madsen MS, and Freestone P. (1996) Elements of a unifying theory of biology. Acta Biotheoretica. 44: 209-218

Sweetman G, Trinei M, Modha J, Kusel J, Freestone P, Fishov I, Joseleau-Petit D, Redman C, Farmer P, Norris V. (1996) Electrospray ionization mass spectrometric determination of phospholipid composition of Escherichia coli. Molecular Microbiology 20: 233-235

Sweeney ST, Freestone P, Norris V. (1996) Identification of novel phosphoproteins in Escherichia coli using the gene/protein database. FEMS Microbiology Letters127: 133-138

Freestone P, Grant S, Toth I, and Norris V (1995). Novel phosphoproteins in E. coli. Molecular Microbiology 15:573-580

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