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Professor David Garrod (MA, PhD, FRSA) - publications

List of publications


  • Tariq, H., Bella, J., Jowitt, T. A., Holmes, D. F., Rouhi, M., Nie, Z., ... Tabernero, L. (2015). Cadherin flexibility provides a key difference between desmosomes and adherens junctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(17), 5395-5400. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1420508112. Publication link: 0762c520-a62b-4673-956d-54e66a3c6b0e | PubMed:25855637



  • Goonesinghe, A., Luan, X-M., Hurlstone, A., & Garrod, D. (2012). Desmosomal cadherins in zebrafish epiboly and gastrulation.BMC Developmantal Biology, 12. DOI: 10.1186/1471-213X-12-1. Publication link: b334e214-c80b-47ce-8d27-a412d3767dd4 | PubMed:22235774
  • Thomason, H., Cooper, N., Ansell, D. M., Chiu, M., Merrit, A. J., Hardman, M. J., & Garrod, D. R. (2012). Direct evidence that PKCα positively regulates wound re-epithelialization: correlation with changes in desmosomal adhesiveness.Journal of Pathology, 227(3), 346-356. DOI: 10.1002/path.4016. Publication link: c2111dbd-ad1f-4fc8-b9b9-7ccecf2ef2e8
  • Tsang, S. M., Brown, L., Lin, K., Liu, L., Piper, K., O'Toole, E. A., ... Wan, H. (2012). Non-junctional human desmoglein 3 acts as an upstream regulator of Src in E-cadherin adhesion, a pathway possibly involved in the pathogenesis of pemphigus vulgaris. Journal of Pathology, 227(1), 81-93. DOI: 10.1002/path.3982. Publication link: 385ee78e-f123-4371-9422-c07f2be7ef00


  • Nie, Z., Merritt, A., Rouhi-Parkouhi, M., Tabernero, L., & Garrod, D. (2011). Membrane-impermeable cross-linking provides evidence for homophilic, isoform-specific binding of desmosomal cadherins in epithelial cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(3), 2143-2154. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.192245. Publication link: 7e103f70-f0e8-485d-9773-75e4d3a7af62 | PubMed:21098030






  • Garrod, D. R., Berika, M. Y., Bardsley, W. F., Holmes, D., & Tabernero, L. (2005). Hyper-adhesion in desmosomes: Its regulation in wound healing and possible relationship to cadherin crystal structure. Journal of Cell Science, 118(24), 5743-5754. DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02700. Publication link: 70e00935-2231-4f7e-aed9-4c0206d8e854 | PubMed:16303847
  • Watson, C. J., Hoare, C. J., Garrod, D. R., Carlson, G. L., & Warhurst, G. (2005). Interferon-γ selectively increases epithelial permeability to large molecules by activating different populations of paracellular pores. Journal of Cell Science, 118(22), 5221-5230. DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02630. Publication link: 4303f105-3652-4d72-89ec-59638b88bd59
  • Watson, C. J., Hoare, C. J., Garrod, D. R., Carlson, G. L., & Warhurst, G. (2005). Interferon-{gamma} selectively increases epithelial permeability to large molecules by activating different populations of paracellular pores.Journal of cell science, 118(Pt 22). . Publication link: c1c498da-8970-4acd-9f7e-d76ffdf4abb4 | PubMed:16249235
  • Hardman, M. J., Liu, K., Avilion, A. A., Merritt, A., Brennan, K., Garrod, D. R., & Byrne, C. (2005). Desmosomal cadherin misexpression alters β-catenin stability and epidermal differentiation. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 25(3), 969-978. DOI: 10.1128/MCB.25.3.969-978.2005. Publication link: c8830e7d-b2b1-43f1-93e9-a45802cc543c | PubMed:15657425
  • Watson, C., Hoare, C. A., Garrod, D. D. R., Carlson, G. L., & Warhurst, G. (2005). Interferon-gamma selectively increases epithelial permeability to large molecules by activating different populations of paracellular pores.Journal of Cell Science, 118(Pt 22). . Publication link: b636fcc0-31b8-40ea-8539-81d717a744c9



  • McDermott, J. R., Bartram, R. E., Knight, P. A., Miller, H. R. P., Garrod, D. R., & Grencis, R. K. (2003). Mast cells disrupt epithelial barrier function during enteric nematode infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100(13), 7761-7766. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1231488100. Publication link: 443b477f-8601-494a-a9b6-c13dcf17a30f | PubMed:12796512
  • Alazawi, W. O. F., Morris, L. S., Stanley, M. A., Garrod, D. R., & Coleman, N. (2003). Altered expression of desmosomal components in high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix. Virchows Archiv, 443(1), 51-56. DOI: 10.1007/s00428-003-0771-9. Publication link: ae81e870-33d1-490d-88f8-19f933cc730b
  • Baker, S. F., Yin, Y., Runswick, S. K., Stewart, G. A., Thompson, P. J., Garrod, D. R., & Robinson, C. (2003). Peptidase allergen Der p1 initiates apoptosis of epithelial cells independently of tight junction proteolysis.Molecular membrane biology, 20, 71-81. DOI: 10.1080/0968768021000061150. Publication link: f2d39884-09ee-4d39-804b-02ad4eceb6d0



  • Wan, H., Winton, H. L., Soeller, C., Taylor, G. W., Gruenert, D. C., Thompson, P. J., ... Robinson, C. (2001). The transmembrane protein occludin of epithelial tight junctions is a functional target for serine peptidases from faecal pellets of Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 31(2), 279-294. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2222.2001.00970.x. Publication link: 9bbf46e7-64f1-4d36-949e-b8505b1a2564
  • Robinson, C., Baker, S. F., & Garrod, D. R. (2001). Peptidase allergens, occludin and claudins. Do their interactions facilitate the development of hypersensitivity reactions at mucosal surfaces?Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 31(2), 186-192. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2222.2001.01025.x. Publication link: 7e69df8e-cc02-4a7b-8ac3-b10048c64426
  • Runswick, S. K., O'hare, M. J., Jones, L., Streuli, C. H., & Garrod, D. R. (2001). Desmosomal adhesion regulates epithelial morphogenesis and cell positioning. Nature Cell Biology, 3(9), 823-830. DOI: 10.1038/ncb0901-823. Publication link: 31864b81-6b7a-4cca-ae41-9eb1d5f09148 | PubMed:11533662
  • Chidgey, M., Brakebusch, C., Gustafsson, E., Cruchley, A., Hail, C., Kirk, S., ... Garrod, D. (2001). Mice lacking desmocollin 1 show epidermal fragility accompanied by barrier defects and abnormal differentiation. Journal of Cell Biology, 155(5), 821-832. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200105009. Publication link: 1b8465e3-8482-481d-944b-f50bd025856e | PubMed:11714727


  • Illingworth, I. M., Kiszka, I., Bagley, S., Ireland, G. W., Garrod, D. R., & Kimber, S. J. (2000). Desmosomes are reduced in the mouse uterine luminal epithelium during the preimplantation period of pregnancy: A mechanism for facilitation of implantation. Biology of Reproduction, 63(6), 1764-1773. DOI: 10.1095/biolreprod63.6.1764. Publication link: 3863dc39-5aba-480c-bddd-7d42fa0340ed | PubMed:0011090447
  • Corfe, B. M., Dive, C., & Garrod, D. R. (2000). Changes in intercellular junctions during apoptosis precede nuclear condensation or phosphatidylserine exposure on the cell surface. Cell Death and Differentiation, 7(2), 234-235. DOI: 10.1038/sj.cdd.4400634. Publication link: a8d9d173-f786-4dfb-a3f2-d43dc516f815
  • Wallis, S., Lloyd, S., Wise, I., Ireland, G., Fleming, T. P., & Garrod, D. (2000). The alpha isoform of protein kinase C is involved in signaling the response of desmosomes to wounding in cultured epithelial cells.Molecular biology of the cell, 11(3). . Publication link: acf2f355-cce1-47c5-9369-98b1961e49a0 | PubMed:10712521


  • Nie, Z., Garrod, D. R., Chan, L. S., & Hashimoto, T. (1999). Complementary peptides against the major epitope in the NC16A domain of BP180 show no specificity as vaccines to bullous pemphigoid. Journal of Dermatological Science, 21(3), 157-164. DOI: 10.1016/S0923-1811(99)00033-X. Publication link: 8c86f327-4969-4d9a-8db7-453fb74ece8e



  • Runswick, S. K., Garrod, D. R., & Streuli, C. H. (1996). The differential expression of desmocollin isoforms in mammary epithelia. Biochemical Society Transactions, 24(3), 346. . Publication link: 565a770e-4034-42c5-8ae2-a941ef4c8dd7