Publications

Puzorjov A, Dunn KE, McCormick AJ. 2021. Production of thermostable phycocyanin in a mesophilic cyanobacterium. Metabolic Engineering Communications 13:e00175.
 
Scorza LCT, Simon U, Wear M, Zouliatis A, Dimartino S, McCormick AJ. 2021. Evaluation of novel 3D-printed monolithic adsorbers against conventional chromatography columns for the purification of c-phycocyanin from Spirulina. Algal Research 55:102253.
 
Simon U, Scorza LCT, Teworte S, McCormick AJ, Dimartino S. 2021. Demonstration of protein capture and separation using 3D printed anion exchange monoliths fabricated in one-step. Journal of Separation Science 44: 1078-1088.
 
Gale GAR, Wang B, McCormick AJ. 2021. Evaluation and comparison of the efficiency of transcription terminators in different cyanobacterial species. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 624011.
 
Atkinson N, Mao Y, Chan KX, McCormick AJ. 2020. Condensation of Rubisco into a proto-pyrenoid in higher plant chloroplasts. Nature Communications 11: 6303 (link to Combining Algal and Plant Photosynthesis (CAPP) data).
 
He S, Chou H-T, Matthies D, Wunder T, Meyer MT, Atkinson N, Martinez A, Jeffrey P, Port S, Patena W, He G, Chen VK, Hughson F, McCormick AJ, Mueller-Cajar O, Engel BD, Yu Z, Jonikas MC. 2020. The structural basis of Rubisco phase separation in the pyrenoid. Nature Plants 6: 1480-1490.
 
Donovan S, Mao Y, Orr DJ, Carmo-Silva E, McCormick AJ. 2020. CRISPR-Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of the Rubisco small subunit family in Nicotiana tabacum. Frontiers in Genome Editing 2: 605516.
 
Yang X, Medford JI, Markel K, Shih P, De Paoli HC, Trinh CT, McCormick AJ, Ployet R, Hussey SG, Myburg AA, Jensen PE, Hassan MM, Zhang J, Muchero W, Kalluri UC, Yin H, Zhuo R, Abraham P, Chen J-G, Weston D, Yang Y, Liu D, Li Y, Labbe J, Yang B, Lee J, Cottingham RW, Martin S, Lu M, Tschaplinski TJ, Yuan G, Lu H, Ranjan P, Mitchell J, Wullschleger SD, Tuskan GA. 2020. Plant biosystems design research roadmap 1.0. BioDesign Research, Article ID 8051764.
 
Dexter J, McCormick AJ, Fu P, Dziga D. 2020. Microcystinase – a review of the natural occurrence, heterologous expression, and biotechnological application of MlrA. Water Research 189: 116646.
 
Cavanagh AP. 2020. (Insight article on Khumsupan et al., 2020). Big progress for small subunits: new Rubisco mutants in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany 71: 5721-5724.
 
Khumsupan P, Kozlowska MA, Orr DJ, Patron N, Carmo-Silva E, McCormick AJ. 2020. Generating and characterising single- and multi-gene mutants of the Rubisco small subunit family in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany 71: 5963-5975.
 
Mills LA, McCormick AJ, Lea-Smith DJ. 2020. Current knowledge and recent advances in understanding metabolism of the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Bioscience Reports 40: BSR20193325.
 
Puzorjov A, McCormick AJ. 2020. Phycobiliproteins from extreme environments and their potential applications. Journal of Experimental Botany 71: 3827-3842
 
Gale GAR, Schiavon Osoria AA, Puzorjov A, Wang B, McCormick AJ. 2019. Genetic modification of cyanobacteria by conjugation using the CyanoGate modular cloning toolkit. Journal of Visualized Experiments 152: e60451.
 
Gale GAR, Schiavon AO, Mills LA, Wang  B, Lea-Smith DJ, McCormick AJ. 2019. Emerging species and genome editing tools: future prospects in cyanobacterial synthetic biology. Microorganisms 7: 409.
 
Itakura AK, Chan KX, Atkinson N, Pallensen L, Wang L, Reeves G, Patena W, Caspari O, Roth R, Goodenough U, McCormick AJ, Griffiths H, Jonikas MC. 2019. A Rubisco-binding protein is required for normal pyrenoid number and starch sheath. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 116: 18445-18454.
 
Mukherjee A, Moroney JV. 2019 (Insight article on Atkinson et al., 2019). How protein - protein interactions contribute to pyrenoid formation in Chlamydomonas. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 5033-5035.
 
Atkinson N, Velanis C, Wunder T, Clark DJ, Mueller-Cajar O, McCormick AJ. 2019. The pyrenoidal linker protein EPYC1 phase separates with hybrid Arabidopsis-Chlamydomonas Rubisco through interactions with the algal Rubisco small subunit. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 5271-5285.
 
Bernotas G, Scorza LCT, Hansen, MF, Hales IJ, Halliday KJ, Smith LN, Smith ML, McCormick AJ. 2019. A photometric stereo-based 3D imaging system using computer vision and deep learning for tracking plant growth. GigaScience 8: giz056 (link to PS-Plant software and image databases).
 
Nagel R. 2019. (Commentary article on Vasudevan et al., 2019). A bridge between kingdoms: introduction of a Golden Gate-based tool kit for cyanobacteria. Plant Physiology 180: 10-11.
 
Vasudevan R, Gale GAR, Schiavon AA, Puzorjov A, Malin J, Gillespie MD, Vavitsas K, Zulkower V, Wang B, Howe CJ, Lea-Smith DJ, McCormick AJ. 2019. CyanoGate: A Golden Gate modular cloning suite for engineering cyanobacteria based on the plant MoClo syntax. Plant Physiology 180: 39-55.
 
Khumsupan P, Donovan S, McCormick AJ. 2019. CRISPR/Cas in Arabidopsis: overcoming challenges to accelerate improvements in crop photosynthetic efficiencies. Physiologia Plantarum 166: 428-437.
 
Dobrescu A, Scorza LCT, Tsaftaris S, McCormick AJ. 2017. A "Do-It-Yourself" phenotyping system: measuring growth and morphology throughout the diel cycle in rosette shaped plants. Plant Methods 13: 95 (link to iDIEL Plant software).
 
Rae BD, Long BM, Förster B, Nguyen ND, Atkinson N, Velanis CN, Hee WY, Mukherjee B, Price GD, McCormick AJ. 2017. Progress and challenges of engineering a biophysical carbon dioxide concentrating mechanism into higher plants. Journal of Experimenal Botany 68: 3717-3737.
 
Sharwood RE. 2017 (Commentary article on Atkinson et al., 2017). A step forward to building an algal pyrenoid in higher plants. New Phytologist 214:496-499.
 
Atkinson N, Leitão N, Orr DJ, Meyer MT, Carmo-Silva E, Griffiths H, Smith AM, McCormick AJ. 2017. Rubisco small subunits from the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas complement Rubisco-deficient mutants of Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 214: 655-667.
 
Meyer MT, McCormick AJ, Griffiths H. 2016. Will an algal CO2-concentrating mechanism work in higher plants? Current Opinions in Plant Biology 31: 181-188.
 
Atkinson N, Feike D, Mackinder LCM, Meyer MT, Griffiths H, Jonikas MC, Smith AM, McCormick AJ. 2016. Introducing an algal carbon concentrating mechanism into higher plants: location and incorporation of key components. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1302-1315.
 
McCormick AJ, Bombelli P, Bradley R, Thorne R, Wenzel T, Howe CJ. 2015. Biophotovoltaics: oxygenic photosynthetic organisms in the world of bioelectrochemical systems. Energy and Environmental Science 8: 1092-1109.
 
McCormick AJ, Kruger NJ. 2015. Lack of fructose 2,6-bisphosphate compromises photosynthesis and growth in Arabidopsis in fluctuating environments. The Plant Journal 81: 670-683.
 
Watt DA, McCormick AJ, Cramer MD. 2013. Source and Sink Physiology. In: Moore PH, Botha FC, eds. Sugarcane: Physiology, Biochemistry, and Functional Biology. Wiley-Blackwell, pp 483-520.
 
McCormick AJ, Bombelli P, Lea-Smith DJ, Bradley RW, Scott AM, Fisher AC, Smith AG, Howe CJ. 2013. Hydrogen production through oxygenic photosynthesis using the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in a bio-photoelectrolysis cell (BPE) system. Energy and Environmental Science 6: 2682-2690.
 
Bombelli P, Iyer DMR, Covshoff S, McCormick AJ, Yunus K, Hibberd JM, Fisher AC, Howe CJ. 2013. Comparison of power output by rice (Oryza sativa) and an associated weed (Echinochloa glabrescens) in vascular plant bio-photovoltaic (VP-BPV) systems. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97: 429-428.
 
Zarrouati M, Bombelli P, Thorne R, Scheider K, Yunus K, Cameron P, Fisher AC, Howe CJ, McCormick AJ. 2012. Surface morphology and surface energy of anode materials influence power outputs in a multi-channel mediatorless bio-photovoltaic (BPV) system. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 14: 12221-12229.
 
Salley B, Gordon PW, McCormick AJ, Fisher AC, Wilson DI. 2012. Characterising the structure of photosynthetic biofilms using fluid dynamic gauging. Biofouling 28: 159-173.
 
McCormick AJ, Bombelli P, Scott A, Fisher AC, Howe CJ. 2011. Photosynthetic biofilms in pure culture harness solar energy in a mediatorless bio-photovoltaic (BPV) cell system. Energy and Environmental Science 4: 4699-4709.
 
Bombelli P, Bradley R, Scott A, Philips AJ, McCormick AJ, Anderson A, Yunus K, Bendall DS, Cameron P, Smith AG, Howe CJ, Fisher AC. 2011. Quantitative analysis of the factors limiting solar power transduction by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in biological photovoltaic devices. Energy and Environmental Science 4: 4690-4698.
 
McCormick AJ, Watt DA, Cramer MD. 2009. Supply and demand: sink regulation of sugar accumulation in sugarcane. Journal of Experimental Botany 60: 357-364.
 
McCormick AJ, Cramer MD, Watt DA. 2008. Changes in photosynthetic rates and gene expression of leaves during a source-sink perturbation in sugarcane. Annals of Botany 101: 89-102.
 
McCormick AJ, Cramer MD, Watt DA. 2008. Culm sucrose accumulation promotes physiological decline of mature leaves in ripening sugarcane. Field Crops Research 108: 250-258.
 
McCormick AJ, Cramer MD, Watt DA. 2008. Regulation of photosynthesis by sugars in sugarcane leaves. Journal of Plant Physiology 165: 1817-1829.
 
McCormick AJ, Cramer MD, Watt DA. 2008. Differential expression of genes in the leaves of sugarcane in response to sugar accumulation. Tropical Plant Biology 1: 142-158.
 
McCormick AJ, Cramer MD, Watt DA. 2006. Sink strength regulates photosynthesis in sugarcane. New Phytologist 171: 759-770.
 
Watt DA, McCormick AJ, Govender C, Carson DL, Cramer MD, Huckett BI, Botha FC. 2005. Increasing the utility of genomics in unraveling sucrose accumulation. Field Crops Research 92: 149-158.
 
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