Recent review publications
Versatility and nuances of the architecture of haematopoiesis – Implications for the nature of leukaemia. G Brown, P J Hughes, R Ceredigand R H Michell. (2012) Leukemia Research, 36, 14-22.
Inositol and its derivatives: Their evolution and functions. R H Michell . (2011) Advances in Enzyme Regulation 51, 84-90
First came the link between phosphoinositides and Ca2+ signalling, and then a deluge of other phosphoinositide functions. R H Michell (2009) Cell Calcium 45, 521-6.
Inositol derivatives: evolution and functions. R H Michell (2008) Nature Reviews in Molecular Cell Biology 9, 151-61.
Phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate and Fab1p/ PIKfyve underPPIn endo-lysosome function. S K Dove, K Dong, T Kobayashi, F K Williams &, R H Michell (2009) Biochemical Journal 419, 1-13
Phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate: metabolism and cellular functions. R H Michell, V Heath, M Lemmon & S K Dove (2006) Trends in Biochemical Sciences 31, 52-63 (plus online material)
Historically important contributions
Inositol phospholipids and cell surface receptor function. R H Michell (1975) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 415, 81-147.
The stimulation of inositol lipid metabolism that accompanies calcium mobilization in stimulated cells: defined characteristics and unanswered questions. R H Michell, C J Kirk, L M Jones, C P Downes & J A Creba (1981) Philosophical. Transaction of the Royal Society of London. Series B. 296, 123-133.
Rapid breakdown of phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate and phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate in rat hepatocytes stimulated by vasopressin and other Ca2+-mobilising hormones. J A Creba, C P Downes, P T Hawkins, G Brewster, R H Michell & C J Kirk (1983) Biochem. J. 212, 733-747.
Osmotic stress activates phosphatidylinositol 3,5-trisphosphate synthesis. S K Dove, F Cooke, M R Douglas, P Parker & R H Michell (1997) Nature, 390, 187-192.