Joanna Hicks (nee McKenzie)
Joanna Hicks (nee McKenzie)
Senior Lecturer, Te Huataki Waiora, School of Health, University of Waikato
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The PIN-domain ribonucleases and the prokaryotic VapBC toxin–antitoxin array
VL Arcus, JL McKenzie, J Robson, GM Cook
Protein Engineering, Design & Selection 24 (1-2), 33-40, 2011
The vapBC operon from Mycobacterium smegmatis is an autoregulated toxin–antitoxin module that controls growth via inhibition of translation
J Robson, JL McKenzie, R Cursons, GM Cook, VL Arcus
Journal of molecular biology 390 (3), 353-367, 2009
VapC toxins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis are ribonucleases that differentially inhibit growth and are neutralized by cognate VapB antitoxins
BA Ahidjo, D Kuhnert, JL McKenzie, EE Machowski, BG Gordhan, V Arcus, ...
PloS one 6 (6), e21738, 2011
A VapBC toxin-antitoxin module is a posttranscriptional regulator of metabolic flux in mycobacteria
JL McKenzie, J Robson, M Berney, TC Smith, A Ruthe, PP Gardner, ...
Journal of bacteriology 194 (9), 2189-2204, 2012
Ribonucleases in bacterial toxin–antitoxin systems
GM Cook, JR Robson, RA Frampton, J McKenzie, R Przybilski, ...
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1829 (6-7 …, 2013
Crystal structure of PAE0151 from Pyrobaculum aerophilum, a PIN‐domain (VapC) protein from a toxin‐antitoxin operon
RD Bunker, JL McKenzie, EN Baker, VL Arcus
Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 72 (1), 510-518, 2008
Determination of ribonuclease sequence-specificity using Pentaprobes and mass spectrometry
JL McKenzie, JM Duyvestyn, T Smith, K Bendak, J MacKay, R Cursons, ...
Rna 18 (6), 1267-1278, 2012
Cysteine biosynthesis in Neisseria species
JL Hicks, CV Mullholland
Microbiology 164 (12), 1471-1480, 2018
VapC proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis share ribonuclease sequence specificity but differ in regulation and toxicity
A Sharrock, A Ruthe, ESV Andrews, VA Arcus, JL Hicks
PloS one 13 (8), e0203412, 2018
The inflection point hypothesis: The relationship between the temperature dependence of enzyme-catalyzed reaction rates and microbial growth rates
EJ Prentice, J Hicks, H Ballerstedt, LM Blank, LL Liáng, LA Schipper, ...
Biochemistry 59 (38), 3562-3569, 2020
Transcription of the apicoplast genome
RER Nisbet, JL McKenzie
Molecular and biochemical parasitology 210 (1-2), 5-9, 2016
Structure and function of AmtR in Mycobacterium smegmatis: implications for post-transcriptional regulation of urea metabolism through a small antisense RNA
M Petridis, C Vickers, J Robson, JL McKenzie, M Bereza, A Sharrock, ...
Journal of Molecular Biology 428 (21), 4315-4329, 2016
The Biochemistry of VapBC Toxin-Antitoxins
JL McKenzie
University of Waikato, 2011
Mechanisms of host manipulation by Neisseria gonorrhoeae
J Hicks, S van Niekerk, E Walker, W Kelton, K Hanning
Frontiers in Microbiology 14, 221, 2023
Serine acetyltransferase from Neisseria gonorrhoeae; structural and biochemical basis of inhibition
KEA Oldham, EJ Prentice, EL Summers, JL Hicks
Biochemical journal 479 (1), 57-74, 2022
An essential pentatricopeptide repeat protein in the apicomplexan remnant chloroplast
JL Hicks, I Lassadi, EF Carpenter, M Eno, A Vardakis, RF Waller, ...
Cellular Microbiology 21 (12), e13108, 2019
A Pentatricopeptide Repeat Protein in the Plasmodium apicoplast is essential and shows sequence-specific RNA binding
JL Hicks, I Lassadi, E Carpenter, M Eno, A Vardakis, RF Waller, CJ Howe, ...
bioRxiv, 388728, 2018
Combatting antimicrobial resistance via the cysteine biosynthesis pathway in bacterial pathogens
JL Hicks, KEA Oldham, J McGarvie, EJ Walker
Bioscience Reports 42 (10), BSR20220368, 2022
A preliminary investigation of the application of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry to biological systems
JL McKenzie
University of Waikato, 2006
A role for the ATP-dependent DNA ligase Lig E of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in biofilm formation
J Pan, J Hicks, A Williamson
bioRxiv, 2023.09. 19.558522, 2023
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