Prof Simon Webster

Professor in Zoology (Aquatic)

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A novel form of pigment-dispersing hormone in the central nervous system of the intertidal marine isopod, Eurydice pulchra (leach).

    Wilcockson, D. C., Zhang, L., Hastings, M. H., Kyriacou, C. P. & Webster, S. G., 15 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 519, 3, p. 562-575

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  3. Published

    Angiotensin-converting enzyme-like activity in crab gills and its putative role in degradation of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone.

    Chung, J. S. & Webster, S. G., 1 Jul 2008, In : Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 68, 3, p. 171-180

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  4. Published

    Binding sites of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone and its second messengers on gills and hindgut of the green shore crab, Carcinus maenas: A possible osmoregulatory role.

    Chung, J. S. & Webster, S. G., 1 Jun 2006, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 147, 2, p. 206-213

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  5. Published

    Bursicon and neuropeptide cascades during the ecdysis program of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas

    Webster, S. G., Wilcockson, D. C., Mrinalini, N. V. & Sharp, J. S., 1 Feb 2013, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 182, p. 54-64

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  6. Published

    CDNA cloning of a vasa-like gene of the green shore crab, Carcinus maenas

    Okuno, A., Matsumoto, S., Chang, J. S. & Webster, S. G., 1 Dec 2004, In : Zoological Science. 21, 12, p. 1295-1296

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  7. Published

    Characterization of cDNA encoding molt-inhibiting hormone of the crab, Cancer pagurus; expression of MIH in non-X-organ tissues.

    Lu, W., Wainwright, G., Olohan, L. A., Webster, S. G., Rees, H. H. & Turner, P. C., 31 Oct 2001, In : Gene. 278, 1-2, p. 149-159

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  8. Published

    Characterization, localization and temporal expression of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH) in the behaviorally rhythmic peracarid crustaceans, Eurydice pulchra (Leach) and Talitrus saltator (Montagu)

    Hoelters, L., O'Grady, J. F., Webster, S. & Wilcockson, D., 1 Oct 2016, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 237, p. 43-52

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  9. Published

    Cloning, characterization, and developmental expression of a putative farnesoic acid O-methyl transferase in the female edible crab Cancer pagurus

    Ruddell, C. J., Wainwright, G., Geffen, A., White, M. R., Webster, S. G. & Rees, H. H., 1 Dec 2003, In : Biological Bulletin. 205, 3, p. 308-318

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  10. Published

    Clustering of mandibular organ-inhibiting hormone and moult- inhibiting hormone genes in the crab, Cancer pagurus, and implications for regulation of expression

    Lu, W., Wainwright, G., Olohan, L. A., Webster, S. G., Rees, H. H. & Turner, P. C., 8 Aug 2000, In : Gene. 253, 2, p. 197-207

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  11. Published

    Crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH)-like peptides and CHH-precursor-related peptides from pericardial organ neurosecretory cells in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas, are putatively spliced and modified products of multiple genes

    Dircksen, H., Bocking, D., Heyn, U., Mandel, C., Chung, J. S., Baggerman, G., Verhaert, P., Daufeldt, S., Plosch, T., Jaros, P. P., Waelkens, E., Keller, R. & Webster, S. G., 15 May 2001, In : Biochemical Journal. 356, 1, p. 159-170

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  12. Published

    Dissociation of Circadian and Circatidal Timekeeping in the Marine Crustacean Eurydice pulchra

    Zhang, L., Hastings, M. H., Green, E. W., Tauber, E., Sladek, M., Webster, S. G., Kyriacou, C. P. & Wilcockson, D. C., 7 Oct 2013, In : Current Biology. 23, 19, p. 1863-1873

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  13. Published

    Dynamics of in vivo release of molt-inhibiting hormone and crustacean hyperglycemic hormone in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas.

    Chung, J. S. & Webster, S. G., 1 Dec 2005, In : Endocrinology. 146, 12, p. 5545-5551

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  14. Published

    Ecdysis of decapod crustaceans is associated with a dramatic release of crustacean cardioactive peptide into the haemolymph.

    Phlippen, M. K., Webster, S. G., Chung, J. S. & Dircksen, H., 1 Feb 2000, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 203, 3, p. 521-536

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  15. Published

    Efficient identification of proteins from ovaries and hepatopancreas of the unsequencedediblecrab, Cancerpagurus, by massspectrometry and homology-based, cross-speciessearching

    Ward, D. A., Sefton, E. M., Prescott, M. C., Webster, S. G., Wainwright, G., Rees, H. H. & Fisher, M. J., 10 Oct 2010, In : Journal of Proteomics. 73, 12, p. 2354-2364

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  16. Published

    Endocrine cells in the gut of the shore crab Carcinus maenas immunoreactive to crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone and its precursor-related peptide.

    Webster, S. G., Dircksen, H. & Chung, J. S., 2 Apr 2000, In : Cell and Tissue Research. 300, 1, p. 193-205

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  17. Published

    Expression and release patterns of neuropeptides during embryonic development and hatching of the green shore crab, Carcinus maenas

    Chung, J. & Webster, S. G., 9 Sep 2004, In : Development. 131, 19, p. 4751-4761

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  18. Published

    Functional Characterization and Signaling Systems of Corazonin and Red Pigment Concentrating Hormone in the Green Shore Crab, Carcinus maenas

    Alexander, J. L., Oliphant, A., Wilcockson, D. C., Audsley, N., Down, R. E., Lafont, R. & Webster, S., Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 11, 752.

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  19. Published

    Functional Identification and Characterization of the Diuretic Hormone 31 (DH31) Signaling System in the Green Shore Crab, Carcinus maenas: DH31 Signaling in Crabs

    Alexander, J., Oliphant, A., Wilcockson, D. & Webster, S., 4 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12, p. 1-16 16 p., 454.

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  20. Published

    Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) in decapod crustaceans.

    Chung, J. S., Wilcockson, D. C., Zmora, N., Zohar, Y., Dircksen, H. & Webster, S. G., 1 Oct 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 209, 19, p. 3862-3872

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  21. Published

    Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding putative insect cuticle hardening hormone, bursicon in the green shore crab Carcinus maenas.

    Wilcockson, D. C. & Webster, S. G., 1 Mar 2008, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 156, 1, p. 113-125

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  22. Published

    Identification and expression of mRNAs encoding bursicon in the plesiomorphic central nervous system of Homarus gammarus.

    Sharp, J. H., Wilcockson, D. C. & Webster, S. G., 1 Oct 2010, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 169, 1, p. 65-74

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  23. Published

    Is crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone precursor-related peptide a circulating neurohormone in crabs?

    Wilcockson, D. C., Chung, J. & Webster, S., 1 Jan 2002, In : Cell and Tissue Research. 307, 1, p. 129-138

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    Members of the crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH) peptide family are differentially distributed both between and within the neuroendocrine organs of Cancer crabs: implications for differential release and pleiotropic function.

    Hsu, Y. W., Messinger, D. I., Chung, J. S., Webster, S. G., De La Iglesia, H. O. & Christie, A. E., 15 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 209, 16, p. 3241-3256

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  25. Published

    Metabolic molecular markers of the tidal clock in the marine crustacean Eurydice pulchra

    O'Neill, J. S., Lee, K. D., Zhang, L., Feeney, K., Webster, S. G., Blades, M. J., Kyriacou, C. P., Hastings, M. H. & Wilcockson, D. C., 20 Apr 2015, In : Current Biology. p. R326-R327

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  26. Published

    Mosquito natriuretic peptide identified as a calcitonin-like diuretic hormone in Anopheles gambiae (Giles)

    Coast, G. M., Garside, C. S., Webster, S. G., Schegg, K. M. & Schooley, D. A., 1 Sep 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, 17, p. 3281-3291

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    Moult cycle-related changes in biological activity of moult-inhibiting hormone (MIH) and crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH) in the crab, Carcinus maenasi - From target to transcript.

    Chung, J. S. & Webster, S. G., 11 Jul 2003, In : European Journal of Biochemistry. 270, 15, p. 3280-3288

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  28. Published

    Roles of crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone in ionic and metabolic homeostasis in the Christmas Island blue crab, Discoplax celeste

    Turner, L. M., Webster, S. G. & Morris, S., 1 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, p. 1191-1201

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    The CHH-superfamily of multifunctional peptide hormones controlling crustacean metabolism, osmoregulation, moulting, and reproduction

    Webster, S. G., Keller, R. & Dircksen, H., 15 Jan 2012, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 175, 2, p. 217-233

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  30. Published

    The Drosophila melanogaster homologue of an insect calcitonin- like diuretic peptide stimulates V-ATPase activity in fruit fly Malpighian tubules.

    Coast, G. M., Webster, S. G., Schegg, K. M., Tobe, S. S. & Schooley, D. A., 1 May 2001, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 204, 10, p. 1795-1804

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    The adaptive significance of crustacaen hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH) in daily and seasonal migratory activities of the Christmas Island red crab Gecarcoided natalis.

    Morris, S., Postel, U., Mrinalini, N. V., Turner, L. M., Palmer, J. & Webster, S. G., 1 Sep 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 17, p. 3062-3073

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  32. Published

    Transcriptomic analysis of crustacean neuropeptide signaling during the moult cycle of the green shore crab, Carcinus maenas.

    Oliphant, A., Alexander, J. L., Swain, M. T., Webster, S. G. & Wilcockson, D. C., 26 Sep 2018, In : BMC Genomics. 19, 711, 26 p., 19:711.

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