Journal club suggestions

Ronan.Okennedy Ronan.Okennedy at UCG.IE
Thu Sep 15 11:13:09 EST 1994

>This sounds very interesting - my first time to hear about MR in fact.
>Please post the references to the group because I am certain that there
>will be many people interested. Is there any say about the biological
>function of MR?
>                        Sincerely,
>                        Martin Latterich
>                        BIONET.MICROBIOLOGY Discussion Leader
>                        micro at

As of yet I haven't had a chance to hit the library the refs are listed
below. They were scanned in and  may be one or two spelling mistakes but
not many. As far as a biological function for MR, I haven't got my hands on
any info yet. Interlibrary loans are a slow process here!!



Hollaender, A. & Claus, W.D. (1937). An experimental study of the problem
of mitogenetic radiation. Bulletin of the National Research Council
(Washington, DC) 100.

Quickenden, T.l. & Que Que Hee, S.S. (1976). The spectral distribution of
the luminescence emitted during growth of the yeast Saccharomyces
cerevisiae and its relationship to mitogenetic radiation. Photochemistry
and Photobiology 23, 201-204.

Quickenden, T.l. & Que Que Hee, S.S. (1981). On the existence of
mitogenetic radiation. Speculation in Science and Technology 4, 453-464.

Quickenden, T.l. & Tilbury, R.N. (1983). Growth dependent luminescence from
cultures of normal and respiratory deficient Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Photochemistry and Photobiology 37, 337-344.

Quickenden, T.l. & Tilbury, R.N. (1985). An attempt to stimulate mitosis in
Saccharomyces cerevisiae with the ultraviolet luminescence from exponential
phase cultures of this yeast. Radiation Research 102, 254-263.

Quickenden, T.l. & Tilbury, R.N. (1991). Luminescence spectra of exponential and
stationary phase cultures of respiratory deficient Saccharomyces
cerevisiae. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology $.

Quickenden, T.l.. Comarmond, M.J. & Tilbury, R.N. (19X5). Ultra weak
bioluminescence spectra of stationary phase Saccharomyces cerevisiae and
Schizosaccharoharomyces pombe Photobiology and Photochemistry 41, 611-615.

Quickenden, T.l., Matich. A.J., Pung, S.H. & Tilbury, R.N. (19X9). An
attempt to stimulate cell division in Saccharomyces cerevisiae with weak
ultraviolet light. Radiation Research 117,

Rahn, O. (1934). The physio-chemical basis of biological radiations. Cold
Spring harhor Symposium 2, 226-240.

Rahn, O. (1937). Invisible Radiation of Organisms. Berlin: Verlag von
Gebruder Borntraeger.

Tilbury, R.N. (1992). The effect of stress factors on the spontaneous
photon emission from micro-organisms. Experientia 48, 1030- 1041.

Tilbury, R.N. & Quickenden, T.l. (1987). The effect of cosmic-ray shielding
on the ultra weak bioluminescence emitted by Escherichia coli. Radiation
Research 112, 39X 402.
Tilbury, R.N. & Quickenden, T.l. ( 1988). Spectral and time dependence
studies of the ultra weak bioluminescence emitted by the bacterium
Escherichia coli. Photochemistry and Photobiology 47, 145-150.

Tilbury, R.N. & Quickenden, T.L. (1992). Luminescence from the yeast
Candida utilis and comparisons across three genera. Journal of
Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence 7, 245-253.

Wolpert, L. (1992). The Unnatural Nature of Science. London: Faber & Faber.

Ronan O'Kennedy
Ronan.Okennedy at
Fermentation Technology
Department of Microbiology
University College

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