Peter Taylor University College London School of Pharmacy, UK
2 protocols

David Negus
  • University College London School of Pharmacy, UK
  • 2 Author merit


Ph.D. in Microbiology, London School of Pharmacy, University of London, 2011

Current position

Postdoctoral Fellow (UCLb funded), School of Pharmacy, University College London (2013-present)


  1. Negus, D. and Taylor, P. W. (2014). A poly-gamma-(D)-glutamic acid depolymerase that degrades the protective capsule of Bacillus anthracis. Mol Microbiol 91(6): 1136-1147.
  2. Negus, D., Burton, J., Sweed, A., Gryko, R. and Taylor, P. W. (2013). Poly-gamma-(D)-glutamic acid capsule interferes with lytic infection of Bacillus anthracis by B. anthracis-specific bacteriophages. Appl Environ Microbiol 79(2): 714-717.
  3. Stabler, R. A., Negus, D., Pain, A. and Taylor, P. W. (2013). Draft Genome Sequences of Pseudomonas fluorescens BS2 and Pusillimonas noertemannii BS8, Soil Bacteria That Cooperate To Degrade the Poly-gamma-d-Glutamic Acid Anthrax Capsule. Genome Announc 1(1).
2 Protocols published
Accelerated Storage Stability Testing of a Potential Anti-Anthrax Therapeutic, EnvD
Authors:  David Negus and Peter W. Taylor, date: 11/05/2014, view: 2818, Q&A: 0
The purpose of stability testing is to determine how the properties of a particular therapeutic vary with time under the influence of specific environmental factors. Information regarding the long-term stability of therapeutics can be extrapolated ...
Purification and Detection of a PDGA Depolymerase from Pusillimonas noertemannii
Authors:  David Negus and Peter W. Taylor, date: 11/05/2014, view: 3165, Q&A: 0
The purification of a target protein from a complex mixture of proteins is a challenging undertaking. If the target protein has been previously characterised, then information such as subcellular location, function, molecular weight and pI can be ...