Reviews and Book Chapters


Follow links to see papers (some may require a subscription)

  • Spiro, S. and D’Autréaux, B. (2012) Non-heme iron sensors of reactive oxygen and nitrogen speciesAntioxidants and Redox Signaling17: 1264-1276.
  • Spiro, S. (2012) Nitrous oxide production and consumption: regulation of gene expression by gas-sensitive transcription factorsProceedings of the Royal Society B  367: 1213-1225.
  • Spiro, S. (2011) Nitric oxide stress in Escherichia coli and Salmonella.  pp 48-67 in ‘Stress response in pathogenic bacteria’ (Kidd, S.P., Ed.), CAB International, U.K.
  • Spiro, S. (2011) Another target for NOCell Host and Microbe 10: 1-2.
  • Spiro, S. (2011) Nitric oxide metabolism: physiology and regulatory mechanisms.  pp 177-196 in ‘Nitrogen cycling in bacteria. Molecular analysis’ (Moir, J.W.B., Ed.), Caister Academic Press, U.K.
  • Spiro, S. and Dixon R., Editors. (2010) Sensory mechanisms in bacteria. Molecular aspects of signal recognition. Caister Academic Press, U.K.
  • Spiro, S. (2010) An alternative route to nitric oxide resistanceMolecular Microbiology 77: 6-10.
  • Spiro, S. (2008) Metalloregulatory proteins and nitric oxide signalling in bacteriaBiochemical Society Transactions  36: 1160-1164.
  • Efromovich, S., Grainger, D., Bodenmiller, D. and Spiro, S. (2008) Genome-wide identification of binding sites for the nitric oxide sensitive transcriptional regulator NsrR.  Methods in Enzymology  437: 211-233.
  • D’Autréaux, B., Tucker, N., Spiro, S. and Dixon, R. (2008) Characterisation of the NO-reactive transcriptional activator NorR.  Methods in Enzymology  437: 235-251.
  • Clarke, T.A., Mills, P.C., Poock, S.R., Butt, J.N., Cheesman, M.R., Cole, J.A., Hinton, J.C., Hemmings, A.M., Kemp, G., Soderberg, C., Spiro, S., van Wonderen, J. and Richardson, D.J. (2008) Escherichia coli cytochrome c-nitrite reductase.  Methods in Enzymology 437: 263-277.
  • Spiro, S. (2007) Regulators of bacterial responses to nitric oxideFEMS Microbiology Reviews  31: 193-211.
  • Spiro, S. (2006) Nitric oxide sensing mechanisms in Escherichia coli.  Biochemical Society Transactions 34: 200-202.
  • Tucker, N.P., D’Autréaux, B., Spiro, S. and Dixon, R. (2006) Mechanism of transcriptional regulation by the Escherichia coli nitric oxide sensor NorR. Biochemical Society Transactions 34: 191-194.
  • Mills, P.C., Richardson, D.J., Hinton, J.C. and Spiro, S. (2005) Detoxification of nitric oxide by the flavorubredoxin of Salmonella enterica serovar TyphimuriumBiochemical Society Transactions 33: 198-199.
  • Tucker, N., D’Autréaux, B., Spiro, S. and Dixon, R. (2005) DNA binding properties of the Escherichia coli nitric oxide sensor NorR: towards an understanding of the regulation of flavorubredoxin expressionBiochemical Society Transcations 33: 181-183.
  • Richardson, D.J., Berks, B.C., Russell, D.A., Spiro, S. and Taylor, C.J. (2001)  Functional, biochemical and genetic diversity of prokaryotic nitrate reductases. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 58: 165-178.
  • Watmough, N.J., Butland, G., Cheesman, M.R., Moir, J.W.B., Richardson, D.J. and Spiro, S. (1999) Nitric oxide in bacteria synthesis and consumption. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta 1411: 456-474.
  • Spiro, S., Kilic, M.A., Lewin, A., Dobbin-Namiranian, S., Thomson, A.J. and Moore, G.R. (1999)  Interactions of heme and other metal ion complexes with the bacterial Fe-uptake regulatory protein and with bacterioferritin.  pp 211-226 in ‘Iron metabolism. Inorganic biochemistry and regulatory mechanisms’ (Ferreira, G.C., Moura, J.J.G. and Franco, R. eds.) Wiley-VCH, Germany.
  • Richardson, D.J., Wehrfritz, J-M., Keech, A., Crossman, L.C., Roldan, M.D., Sears, H.J., Butler, C.S., Reilly, A., Moir, J.W.B., Berks, B.C., Ferguson, S.J., Thomson, A.J. and Spiro, S. (1998)  The diversity of redox proteins involved in bacterial heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification. Biochemical Society Transactions 26: 401-408.
  • Crossman, L.C., Moir, J.W.B., Spiro, S. and Richardson, D.J. (1998) Heterotrophic nitrification in Paracoccus denitrificans. Biochemical Society Transactions 26: S208.
  • Richardson, D.J., Sears, H.J., Berks, B.C., Ferguson, S.J. and Spiro, S. (1998) The bacterial nitrate reductases.  pp 565-574 in ‘Avances en el metabolismo del nitrogeno: de la fisiologia a la biologia molecular’ (Vega, J.M., Aparicio, P.J., Castillo, F. and Maldonado, J.M., Eds.) Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla.
  • Guest, J.R., Green, J., Irvine, A.S. and Spiro, S. (1996) The FNR modulon and FNR-regulated gene expression.  pp 317-342 in ‘Regulation of gene expression in Escherichia coli’  (Lin, E.C.C. and Lynch, A.S. Eds)  R.G. Landes Co., Austin, Texas.
  • Hinsley, A.P., Duchars, M.G. and Spiro, S. (1995) Transcriptional regulation of denitrification genes in Paracoccus denitrificans.  Biochemical Society Transactions 23: 126S.
  • Spiro, S. (1994) The FNR family of transcriptional regulators. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 66: 23-36.
  • Spiro, S. and Guest, J.R. (1991) Adaptive responses to oxygen limitation in Escherichia coli. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 16: 310-314.
  • Spiro, S. and Guest, J.R. (1990) FNR and its role in oxygen-regulated gene expression in Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 75: 399-428.
  • Guest, J.R., Green, J., Spiro, S., Prodromou, C. and Sharrocks, A.D. (1990) Regulation of gene expression by oxygen in Escherichia coli. In ‘The molecular basis of bacterial metabolism’ (Hanska, G. and Thauer, R., Eds) pp 134-145, Springer, Heidelberg.
  • Spiro, S., Todd, M.H., Artymiuk, P.J. and Guest, J.R. (1988) A proposal for the DNA-binding specificity of the FNR protein of E. coli. Biochemical Society Transactions 16: 755-756.
  • Spiro, S. and Guest, J.R. (1987) Regulation of fnr gene expression in Escherichia coli and over-production of the FNR protein. Biochemical Society Transactions 15: 909-911.
Advertisements