Professor Peter Simmonds

The Roslin Institute

Selected Publications

  • N J Atkinson, Jeroen Witteveldt, D. J. Evans, Peter Simmonds. 2014. The influence of CpG and UpA dinucleotide frequencies on RNA virus replication and characterization of the innate cellular pathways underlying virus attenuation and enhanced replication. Nucleic Acids Research Vol: 42 Pages: 4527-4545. More»
  • Jeroen Witteveldt, Richard Blundell, Joris J Maarleveld, Nora McFadden, David J Evans, Peter Simmonds. 2014. The influence of viral RNA secondary structure on interactions with innate host cell defences. Nucleic Acids Research Vol: 42 Pages: 3314-3329. More»
  • Peter Simmonds, Wenjun Xia, J Kenneth Baillie, Ken McKinnon. 2013. Modelling mutational and selection pressures on dinucleotides in eukaryotic phyla -selection against CpG and UpA in cytoplasmically expressed RNA and in RNA viruses. BMC Genomics Vol: 14. More»
  • Nora McFadden, Armando Arias, Inga Dry, Dalan Bailey, Jeroen Witteveldt, David J Evans, Ian Goodfellow, Peter Simmonds. 2013. Influence of genome-scale RNA structure disruption on the replication of murine norovirus--similar replication kinetics in cell culture but attenuation of viral fitness in vivo. Nucleic Acids Research Vol: 41 Pages: 6316-6331. More»
  • Amit Kapoor, Peter Simmonds, Gisa Gerold, Natasha Qaisar, Komal Jain, Jose A. Henriquez, Cadhla Firth, David L. Hirschberg, Charles M. Rice, Shelly Shields, W. Ian Lipkin. 2011. Characterization of a canine homolog of hepatitis C virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol: 108 Pages: 11608-11613. More»