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Researcher: Heywood, BR (Professor Brigid Heywood)

Fields of Research

Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Structural Biology (incl. Macromolecular Modelling)
Medical Biochemistry: Inorganic Elements and Compounds
Medical Biochemistry: Proteins and Peptides (incl. Medical Proteomics)
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Nanochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In situ imaging of CdS and ZnS semiconductor particles in surfactant vesicles; Journal of Colloid And Interface Science
A study of the use of novel self-ordering functionalized polymers to control crystal growth; Materials Research Society Symposium Spring 2006
Amorphous calcium carbonate stabilised by poly(propylene imine) dendrimers; Chemical Communications
An experimental investigation of crystal/solvent interactions in the copper (II) acetate monohydrate/propan-1-ol system; Journal of Crystal Growth
An ultrastructural study of calcium phosphate formation in multilamellar liposome suspensions; Calcified Tissue International
An ultrastructural study of the effects of acidic phospholipid substitutions on calcium phosphate precipitation in anionic liposomes; Calcified Tissue International
Antifreeze polypeptides come out of the cold; Nature
Bio-inspired crystal growth induced by novel organic compounds; Materials Research Society Symposium Spring 2004
Biogenic inspiration for the controlled nucleation and growth of inorganic materials; Materials Research Society Symposium Spring 2000
Biomineralization: New directions in crystal science; Microscopy Research and Technique
Broad spectrum element-specific X-ray imaging; NDT and E International
Calcium oxalates grown in human urine under different batch conditions; Journal of Crystal Growth
Cation exchange in the synthetic gismondine-zeolite MAP; Microporous and Mesoporous Materials
Control over calcium carbonate phase formation by dendrimer/surfactant templates; Chemistry: A European Journal
Controlled biomineralization of magnetite (Fe3O4) and greigite (Fe3S4) in a magnetotactic bacterium; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Controlled biosynthesis of greigite (Fe3S4) in magnetotactic bacteria; Naturwissenschaften
Controlled crystallization of CaCO3 under stearic acid monolayers; Nature
Crystal assembly: The application of high affinity ligands and habit modification; Crystal Growth and Design
Crystal engineering at interfaces; Chemistry in Britain
Crystal recognition at inorganic-organic interfaces: Nucleation and growth of oriented BaSO4 under compressed langmuir monolayers; Advanced Materials
Crystal tectonics: Novel routes to the ordered aggregation and self assembly of inorganic solids; 52nd Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America
Crystallization at inorganic-organic interfaces: Biominerals and biomimetic synthesis; Science
Electron microscopy study of magnetosomes in a cultured coccoid magnetotactic bacterium; Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Evidence for a causal relationship between the structure, size, and load of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals, and attacks of pseudogout; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Extraction of calcium containing crystals from synovial fluids and articular cartilage; Journal of Rheumatology
Fe3O4 and Fe3S4 in a bacterium; Nature
Formation of brushite, monetite and whitlockite during equilibration of human enamel with acid solutions at 37C; Caries Research
From molecular ribbons to a molecular fabric; Chemistry : a European journal
General discussion; Faraday Discussions
Hydrogen-bonded molecular ribbons as templates for the synthesis of modified mineral phases; Angewandte Chemie - International Edition
Influence of monosaccharides and related molecules on the morphology of hydroxyapatite; Journal of Crystal Growth
Interactions at the organic/inorganic interference: molecular design of crystallization inhibitors for barite; Langmuir
Interrogation of alumina grain boundaries using atomic force microscopy; Materials Research Society Symposium Fall 1999
Ion exchange in the synthetic gismondine, zeolite MAP; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Iron biomineralization in the poriferan Ircinia oros; Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Magnetoferritin: In vitro synthesis of a novel magnetic protein; Science
Modulation of calcium phosphate formation by phosphatidate-containing anionic liposomes; Calcified Tissue International
Molecular construction of oriented inorganic materials: Controlled nucleation of calcite and aragonite under compressed Langmuir monolayers; Chemistry of Materials
Molecular routes to the formation of ordered inorganic arrays; 52nd Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America
Morphoanalysis of bacterially precipitated subaqueous calcium carbonate from Weebubbie Cave, Australia; Geomicrobiology Journal
Morphological influence of functionalized and non-functionalized α,ω-dicarboxylates on calcite crystallization; Journal of the Chemical Society - Faraday Transactions
Organ-specific crystalline structures of ferritin cores in β-thalassemia/hemoglobin E; Biology of Metals
Organic template-directed inorganic crystallization: Oriented nucleation of BaSO4 under compressed langmuir monolayers; Journal of the American Chemical Society
Oriented crystallization of CaCO3 under compressed monolayers. Part 1. - Morphological studies of mature crystals; Journal of the Chemical Society - Faraday Transactions
Oriented crystallization of CaCO3 under compressed monolayers. Part 2. - Morphology, structure and growth of immature crystals; Journal of the Chemical Society - Faraday Transactions
Oriented crystallization of calcium carbonate under self-organized monolayers of amide-containing phospholipids; Langmuir
Oriented nucleation of CaCO3 from metastable solutions under Langmuir monolayers; Journal of Materials Chemistry
Parallel computational and experimental studies of the morphological modification of calcium carbonate by cobalt; Journal of Crystal Growth
Polymer-mediated crystallisation of inorganic solids: Calcite nucleation on the surfaces of inorganic polymers; Journal of Materials Chemistry
Polymer-mediated crystallization of inorganic solids: Calcite nucleation on poly(organosiloxane) surfaces; Advanced Materials
Structural and stereochemical relationships between Langmuir monolayers and calcium carbonate nucleation; Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
Synthesis of inorganic nanophase materials in supramolecular protein cages; Nature
Template mediated crystal engineering; Proceedings - Annual Meeting, Microscopy Society of America
Template-directed inorganic crystallization: oriented nucleation of barium sulfate under Langmuir monolayers of an aliphatic long chain phosphonate; Langmuir
Template-directed nucleation and growth of inorganic materials; Advanced Materials
The association of different urinary proteins with calcium oxalate hydromorphs. Evidence for non-specific interactions; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects
The density and protein content of calcium oxalate crystals precipitated from human urine: A tool to investigate ultrastructure and the fractional volume occupied by organic matrix; Journal of Structural Biology
The hydroxyapatite ion activity product in acid solutions equilibrated with human enamel at 37 degrees C; Caries Research
The ion-pair reinforced, hydrogen-bonding molecular ribbon; Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Two bovine models of osteogenesis imperfecta exhibit decreased apatite crystal size; Calcified Tissue International
Ultrastructure, morphology and crystal growth of biogenic and synthetic apatites; Connective Tissue Research
X-ray images of defect formation in porcelain ceramics during drying; NDT and E International

Research Projects

Strategic Review of UTAS Maritime Defence Sector

Research Candidate Supervision