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  1. Xylose phosphorylation functions as a molecular switch to regulate proteoglycan biosynthesis. Wen J, Xiao J, Rahdar M, Choudhury BP, Cui J, Taylor GS, Esko JD, Dixon JE.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Nov 4;111(44):15723-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417993111. Epub 2014 Oct 20. PMID: 25331875

  2. Distinguishing mitochondrial inner membrane orientation of dual specific phosphatase 18 and 21.Rardin MJ, Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Methods Enzymol. 2009;457:275-87. doi: 10.1016/S0076-6879(09)05015-0. PMID: 19426873

  3. Zebrafish pten genes have overlapping and non-redundant functions in tumorigenesis and embryonic development.Faucherre A, Taylor GS, Overvoorde J, Dixon JE, Hertog Jd.Oncogene. 2008 Feb 14;27(8):1079-86. Epub 2007 Aug 20.

  4. Molecular basis for substrate recognition by MTMR2, a myotubularin family phosphoinositide phosphatase. Begley MJ, Taylor GS, Brock MA, Ghosh P, Woods VL, Dixon JE. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 24;103(4):927-32. Epub 2006 Jan 12. PMID: 16410353

  5. Assaying phosphoinositide phosphatases.Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Methods Mol Biol. 2004;284:217-27. PMID: 15173619
  6. Crystal structure of a phosphoinositide phosphatase, MTMR2: insights into myotubular myopathy and Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome. Begley MJ, Taylor GS, Kim SA, Veine DM, Dixon JE, Stuckey JA. Mol Cell. 2003 Dec;12(6):1391-402. PMID: 14690594
  7. PTEN and myotubularins: families of phosphoinositide phosphatases. Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Methods Enzymol. 2003;366:43-56. No abstract available. PMID: 14674238
  8. Myotubularin and MTMR2, phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphatases mutated in myotubular myopathy and type 4B Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Kim SA, Taylor GS, Torgersen KM, Dixon JE. J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 8;277(6):4526-31. Epub 2001 Dec 3. PMID: 11733541
  9. An assay for phosphoinositide phosphatases utilizing fluorescent substrates. Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Anal Biochem. 2001 Aug 1;295(1):122-6. PMID: 11476556
  10. Phoxy lipids: revealing PX domains as phosphoinositide binding modules. Wishart MJ, Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Cell. 2001 Jun 29;105(7):817-20. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 11439176
  11. PTEN and myotubularin: novel phosphoinositide phosphatases. Maehama T, Taylor GS, Dixon JE. Annu Rev Biochem. 2001;70:247-79. Review. PMID: 11395408
  12. PTEN and myotubularin phosphoinositide phosphatases: bringing bioinformatics to the lab bench. Wishart MJ, Taylor GS, Slama JT, Dixon JE. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2001 Apr;13(2):172-81. Review. PMID: 11248551
  13. Myotubularin, a protein tyrosine phosphatase mutated in myotubular myopathy, dephosphorylates the lipid second messenger, phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate. Taylor GS, Maehama T, Dixon JE. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Aug 1;97(16):8910-5. PMID: 10900271
  14. A sensitive assay for phosphoinositide phosphatases. Maehama T, Taylor GS, Slama JT, Dixon JE. Anal Biochem. 2000 Mar 15;279(2):248-50. PMID: 10706796

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