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Senior Research Associate




Development of potent inhibitors by fragment-linking strategies.
E Bedwell, WJ McCarthy, AG Coyne, C Abell
– Chemical Biology & Drug Design
Structural Characterization of Mycobacterium abscessus Phosphopantetheine Adenylyl Transferase Ligand Interactions: Implications for Fragment-Based Drug Design
SE Thomas, WJ McCarthy, J El Bakali, KP Brown, SY Kim, M Blaszczyk, V Mendes, C Abell, RA Floto, AG Coyne, TL Blundell
– Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences
Potential therapeutic targets from Mycobacterium abscessus (Mab): recently reported efforts towards the discovery of novel antibacterial agents to treat Mab infections
W Addison, M Frederickson, AG Coyne, C Abell
– RSC Medicinal Chemistry
Discovery of Novel Inhibitors of Uridine Diphosphate- N-Acetylenolpyruvylglucosamine Reductase (MurB) from Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an Opportunistic Infectious Agent Causing Death in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
M Acebrón-García-de-Eulate, J Mayol-Llinàs, MTO Holland, SY Kim, KP Brown, C Marchetti, J Hess, O Di Pietro, V Mendes, C Abell, RA Floto, AG Coyne, TL Blundell
– Journal of medicinal chemistry
Development of Inhibitors of SAICAR Synthetase (PurC) from Mycobacterium abscessus Using a Fragment-Based Approach.
S Charoensutthivarakul, SE Thomas, A Curran, KP Brown, JM Belardinelli, AJ Whitehouse, M Acebrón-García-de-Eulate, J Sangan, SG Gramani, M Jackson, V Mendes, RA Floto, TL Blundell, AG Coyne, C Abell
– ACS Infect Dis
A new strategy for hit generation: Novel in cellulo active inhibitors of CYP121A1 from Mycobacterium tuberculosis via a combined X-ray crystallographic and phenotypic screening approach (XP screen).
M Frederickson, IR Selvam, D Evangelopoulos, KJ McLean, MM Katariya, RB Tunnicliffe, B Campbell, ME Kavanagh, S Charoensutthivarakul, RT Blankley, CW Levy, LPS de Carvalho, D Leys, AW Munro, AG Coyne, C Abell
– European journal of medicinal chemistry
Targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis CoaBC through Chemical Inhibition of 4'-Phosphopantothenoyl-l-cysteine Synthetase (CoaB) Activity.
JC Evans, D Murugesan, JM Post, V Mendes, Z Wang, N Nahiyaan, SL Lynch, S Thompson, SR Green, PC Ray, J Hess, C Spry, AG Coyne, C Abell, HIM Boshoff, PG Wyatt, KY Rhee, TL Blundell, CE Barry, V Mizrahi
– ACS Infectious Diseases
A small-molecule inhibitor of the BRCA2-RAD51 interaction modulates RAD51 assembly and potentiates DNA damage-induced cell death
DE Scott, NJ Francis-Newton, ME Marsh, AG Coyne, G Fischer, T Moschetti, AR Bayly, TD Sharpe, KT Haas, L Barber, CR Valenzano, R Srinivasan, DJ Huggins, M Lee, A Emery, B Hardwick, M Ehebauer, C Dagostin, A Esposito, L Pellegrini, T Perrior, G McKenzie, TL Blundell, M Hyvönen, J Skidmore, AR Venkitaraman, C Abell
– Cell Chemical Biology
Chris Abell 1957–2020
FJ Leeper, AG Coyne
– The Biochemist
Inhibiting Mycobacterium tuberculosis CoaBC by targeting an allosteric site.
V Mendes, SR Green, JC Evans, J Hess, M Blaszczyk, C Spry, O Bryant, J Cory-Wright, DS-H Chan, PHM Torres, Z Wang, N Nahiyaan, S O'Neill, S Damerow, J Post, T Bayliss, SL Lynch, AG Coyne, PC Ray, C Abell, KY Rhee, HIM Boshoff, CE Barry, V Mizrahi, PG Wyatt, TL Blundell
– Nature Communications
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