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MOAC MSc Miniprojects

Mini-project 1: How does the cytoskeleton of a red blood cell affect a polymerising haemoglobin fibre? (Theoretical)

Supervisor: Dr. D. Rob Daniels, Department of Physics (now at the University of Swansea)

Supervisor’s advisor: Dr. Matthew Turner, Department of Physics


Miniproject 2: Towards parameter measurement in the Car regulon of Myxococcus xanthus. (Biology)

Supervisors: Dr David Whitworth and Dr Helena Wright, Department of Biological Sciences

Supervisors’ advisor: Prof. David Hodgson, Department of Biological Sciences


Miniproject 3: Zinc transfer between a metallothionein and a zinc requiring protein. (Biophysical Chemistry)

Supervisor: Dr. Claudia Blindauer, Department of Chemistry

Work done as part of this miniproject was published in Inorganica Chimica Acta.

 Leszczyszyn, O.I., Evans, C.D., Keiper, S.E., Warren, G.Z.L., and Blindauer, C.A. (2007) Differential reactivity of individual zinc ions in clusters from bacterial metallothioneins. Inorganica Chimica Acta 360: 3.