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Nick MagonPostdoctoral Fellow

BSc(Hons)(Cant), PhD(Otago)

Email nick.magon@otago.ac.nz

Research interests

Dr Nick Magon is assessing biochemical processes in cells undergoing necroptosis.

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Publications

Magon, N. J., Turner, R., Gearry, R. B., Hampton, M. B., Sly, P. D., & Kettle, A. J. (2015). Oxidation of calprotectin by hypochlorous acid prevents chelation of essential metal ions and allows bacterial growth: Relevance to infections in cystic fibrosis. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 86, 133-144. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.05.022

Wilkie-Grantham, R. P., Magon, N. J., Harwood, D. T., Kettle, A. J., Vissers, M. C., Winterbourn, C. C., & Hampton, M. B. (2015). Myeloperoxidase-dependent lipid peroxidation promotes the oxidative modification of cytosolic proteins in phagocytic neutrophils. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290(15), 9896-9905. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.613422

Parker, H. A., Magon, N. J., Green, J. N., Hampton, M. B., & Winterbourn, C. C. (2014). Analysis of neutrophil bactericidal activity. In M. T. Quinn & F. R. DeLeo (Eds.), Neutrophil methods and protocols: Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 1124). (2nd ed.) (pp. 291-306). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-845-4_19

Dickerhof, N., Magon, N. J., Tyndall, J. D. A., Kettle, A. J., & Hampton, M. B. (2014). Potent inhibition of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) by myeloperoxidase-dependant oxidation of epicatechins. Biochemical Journal, 462(2), 303-314. doi: 10.1042/BJ20140612

Magon, N. J., Turner, R., Dickerhof, N., Gearry, R., Hampton, M., Sly, P., & Kettle, A. (2013). Oxidation of methionine in calprotectin by neutrophils in the airways of children with cystic fibrosis. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 65(Suppl. 2), (pp. S62-S63). doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.10.535

Chapter in Book - Research

Parker, H. A., Magon, N. J., Green, J. N., Hampton, M. B., & Winterbourn, C. C. (2014). Analysis of neutrophil bactericidal activity. In M. T. Quinn & F. R. DeLeo (Eds.), Neutrophil methods and protocols: Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 1124). (2nd ed.) (pp. 291-306). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-845-4_19

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Journal - Research Article

Magon, N. J., Turner, R., Gearry, R. B., Hampton, M. B., Sly, P. D., & Kettle, A. J. (2015). Oxidation of calprotectin by hypochlorous acid prevents chelation of essential metal ions and allows bacterial growth: Relevance to infections in cystic fibrosis. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 86, 133-144. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.05.022

Wilkie-Grantham, R. P., Magon, N. J., Harwood, D. T., Kettle, A. J., Vissers, M. C., Winterbourn, C. C., & Hampton, M. B. (2015). Myeloperoxidase-dependent lipid peroxidation promotes the oxidative modification of cytosolic proteins in phagocytic neutrophils. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290(15), 9896-9905. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.613422

Dickerhof, N., Magon, N. J., Tyndall, J. D. A., Kettle, A. J., & Hampton, M. B. (2014). Potent inhibition of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) by myeloperoxidase-dependant oxidation of epicatechins. Biochemical Journal, 462(2), 303-314. doi: 10.1042/BJ20140612

Tidén, A.-K., Sjögren, T., Svensson, M., Bernlind, A., Senthilmohan, R., Auchère, F., … Forbes, L. V., Magon, N. J., Paton, L. N., Jameson, G. N. L., … Kettle, A. J. (2011). 2-Thioxanthines are mechanism-based inactivators of myeloperoxidase that block oxidative stress during inflammation. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(43), 37578-37589. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.266981

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Magon, N. J., Turner, R., Dickerhof, N., Gearry, R., Hampton, M., Sly, P., & Kettle, A. (2013). Oxidation of methionine in calprotectin by neutrophils in the airways of children with cystic fibrosis. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 65(Suppl. 2), (pp. S62-S63). doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.10.535

Magon, N. J., Gearry, R. B., Hampton, M. B., & Kettle, A. J. (2010). Oxidised calprotectin as a biomarker for inflammatory disease. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 49(Suppl. 1), (pp. S169). doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2010.10.479

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Magon, N. J., Gearry, R. B., Hampton, M. B., & Kettle, A. J. (2013, August). Oxidised calprotectin as a biomarker for inflammatory disease. Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

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