Imperial College London

Professor Martin Buck FRS

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences




+44 (0)20 7594 5442m.buck




448Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





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My research group’s activities focus on establishing the mechanistic basis of signal perception and propagation that operates to allow the appropriate adaptive patterns of gene expression to be mounted. We study bacterial systems, of agronomic, medical and industrial relevance. We employ a range of genetic and biochemical l methodologies, often working closely with collaborators to establish the structural biology, systems biology and biophysical behaviour of the processes being investigated.

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Ye F, Kotta-Loizou I, Jovanovic M, et al., 2019, Structural basis of transcription inhibition by the DNA mimic protein Ocr of bacteriophage T7, Elife, ISSN:2050-084X

Wang Z, Zhao S, Jiang S, et al., 2019, Resonance assignments of N-terminal receiver domain of sigma factor S regulator RssB from Escherichia coli, Biomolecular Nmr Assignments, Vol:13, ISSN:1874-2718, Pages:333-337

Danson AE, Jovanovic M, Buck M, et al., 2019, Mechanisms of sigma(54)-Dependent Transcription Initiation and Regulation, Journal of Molecular Biology, Vol:431, ISSN:0022-2836, Pages:3960-3974

Gang S, Sharma S, Saraf M, et al., 2019, Analysis of Indole-3-acetic Acid (IAA) Production in Klebsiella by LC-MS/MS and the Salkowski Method, Bio-protocol, Vol:9

Danson A, Jovanovic M, Buck M, et al., 2019, Mechanisms of s54-dependent transcription initiation and regulation, Journal of Molecular Biology, ISSN:0022-2836

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