Catania R., Machin J., Rappolt M., Muench S.P., Beales P.A. and Jeuken L.J.C.; Detergent-free functionalisation of hybrid vesicles with membrane proteins using SMALPs. ChemRxiv (2021).

Xu Z., Seddon J.M., Beales P.A., Rappolt M. and Tyler A.I.I.; Breaking Isolation to Form New Networks: pH-Triggered Changes in Connectivity Inside Lipid Nanoparticles. ChemRxiv (2021).

Arribas Perez M. and Beales P.A.; Biomimetic curvature and tension-driven membrane fusion induced by silica nanoparticles. ChemRxiv (2021).


Byrne M.J., Iadanza M.G., Arribas Perez M., Maskell D.P., George R.M., Hesketh, E.L., Beales P.A., Zack M.D., Berry C. and Thompson R.F.; Cryo-EM structures of an insecticidal Bt toxin reveal its mechanism of action on the membrane. Nat. Commun. 12, 2791 (2021). [link]

Warren J.P., Miles D.E., Kapur N., Wilcox R.K. and Beales P.A.; Hydrodynamic Mixing Tunes the Stiffness of Proteoglycan‐Mimicking Physical Hydrogels. Adv. Healthc. Mater. (2021)

William N., Bamidoro F., Beales P.A., Drummond-Brydson R., Hondow N., Key S., Kulak A., Walsh A.C., Winter S. and Nelson L.A.; Tuning stable noble metal nanoparticles dispersions to moderate their interaction with model membranes. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 594, 101-112 (2021) [link]

Thangsunanag P., Lal N., Tiede C., Moul S., Robinson J.I., Knowles M.A., Stockley P.G., Beales P.A., Tomlinson D.C., McPherson M.J. and Millner P.A.; Affimer-based impedimetric biosensors for fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3): a novel tool for detection and surveillance of recurrent bladder cancer. Sens. Actuators B Chem. 326, 128829 (2021) [link].


Booth A., Marklew C.J., Ciani B. and Beales P.A.; The influence of phosphatidylserine localisation and lipid phase on membrane remodelling by the ESCRT-II/ESCRT-III complex. Faraday Discussions (2020) doi: 10.1039/D0FD00042F.

Rottet S., Iqbal S., Beales P.A., Lin A., Lee J., Rug M., Scott C. and Callaghan R.; Characterisation of Hybrid Polymersome Vesicles Containing the Efflux Pumps NaAtm1 or P-Glycoprotein. Polymers 12(5), 1049 (2020). [link]

Seneviratne R., Jeuken L.J.C., Rappolt M. and Beales P.A.; Hybrid Vesicle Stability under Sterilisation and Preservation Processes Used in the Manufacture of Medicinal Formulations. Polymers 12(4), 914 (2020). [link]

Khan S., McCabe J., Hill K. and Beales P.A.; Biodegradable Hybrid Block Copolymer – Lipid Vesicles as Potential Drug Delivery Systems. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 562, 418-428 (2020). [link]


Arribas Perez M., Moriones O.H., Bastús N.G., Puntes V., Nelson A.L., Beales P.A.; Mechanomodulation of lipid membranes by weakly aggregating silver nanoparticles. Biochemistry 58, 4761-4773 (2019). [link]

Booth A., Marklew C.J., Ciani B. and Beales P.A.; In vitro membrane remodelling by ESCRT is regulated by negative feedback from membrane tension. iScience 15, 173-184 (2019). [link]

Chand S., Beales P.A., Claeyssens F. and Ciani B.; Topography design in model membranes: Where biology meets physics. Experimental Biology and Medicine 244, 294-303 (2019). [link]

Jones S.J., Taylor A.F. and Beales P.A.; Towards feedback-controlled nanomedicines for smart, adaptive delivery. Experimental Biology and Medicine 244, 283-293 (2019). [link]


Marklew C.J., Booth A., Beales P.A. and Ciani B.; Membrane remodelling by a lipidated endosomal sorting complex required for transport-IIIchimera, in vitro. Interface Focus 8, 20180035 (2018). [link]

Beales P.A., Ciani B. and Mann S.; The artificial cell: biology-inspired compartmentalization of chemical function. Interface Focus 8, 20180046 (2018). [link]

Werner M., Auth T., Beales P.A., Fleury J.B., Hook F., Kress H., van Lehn R.C., Muller M., Petrov E.P., Sarkisov L., Sommer J.U. and Baulin V.A.; Nanomaterial interactions with biomembranes: Bridging the gap between soft matter models and biological context. Biointerphases 13 (2), 028501 (2018). [link]

Seneviratne R., Khan S., Moscrop E., Rappolt M., Muench S.P., Jeuken L.J.C. and Beales P.A.; A reconstitution method for integral membrane proteins in hybrid lipid-polymer vesicles for enhanced functional durability. Methods 147, 142 – 149 (2018) [link]


Beales P.A.; Biophysics: A toehold in cell surface dynamics. Nature Nanotechnology 12, 404-406 (2017). [link]

Beales P.A., Khan S., Muench S.P. and Jeuken L.J.C.; Durable vesicles for reconstitution of membrane proteins in biotechnology. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 45(1), 15-26 (2017). [link]


Khan S., Li M., Muench S.P., Jeuken L.J.C. and Beales P.A.; Durable Proteo-Hybrid Vesicles for the Extended Functional Lifetime of Membrane Proteins in Bionanotechnology. Chem. Commun. 52, 11020 – 11023 (2016) [link]

Petrache A.I., Machin D.C., Williamson D.J., Webb M.E. and Beales P.A.; Sortase-mediated labelling of lipid nanodiscs for cellular tracing. Mol. BioSyst. 12, 1760 – 1763 (2016). [link]

Miles D.E., Mitchell E.A., Kapur N., Beales P.A. and Wilcox R.K.; Peptide-Glycosaminoglycan hybrid hydrogels as an injectable intervention for spinal disc degeneration. J. Mater. Chem. B 4, 3225 – 3231 (2016).  [link]


PCCP, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015Bueno Leite N., Aufderhorst-Roberts A., Palma M.S., Connell S.D., Ruggiero Neto J. and Beales P.A.; PE and PS Lipids Synergistically Enhance Membrane Poration by a Peptide with Anticancer Properties. Biophys. J. 109 (5), 936 – 947 (2015). [link]

Beales P.A. and Ciani B.; Chemical compartmentalisation by membranes: from biological mechanism to biomimetic applications. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 15487 – 15488 (2015). [link]

Beales P.A., Ciani B. and Cleasby A.; Nature’s lessons in design: nanomachines to scaffold, remodel and shape membrane compartments. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 15489 – 15507 (2015). [link]


Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and LiposomesGoodchild S.C., Sheynis T., Thompson R., Tipping K.W., Xue W.-F., Ranson N.A., Beales P.A., Hewitt E.W. and Radford S.E.; β2-Microglobulin Amyloid Fibril-Induced Membrane Disruption is Enhanced by Endosomal Lipids and Acidic pH. PLoS ONE 9 (8), e104492 (2014). [link]

Gordon V.D., Beales P.A., Shearman G.C., Zhao Z., Seddon J.M., Poon W.C.K. and Egelhaaf S.U.; Solid-like Domains in Mixed Lipid Bilayers: Effect of Membrane Lamellarity and Transition Pathway. Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, 20, 137 – 154 (2014). [link]

Beales P.A. and Vanderlick T.K.; Application of nucleic acid – lipid conjugates for the programmable organisation of liposomal modules. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 207, 290 – 305  (2014). [link]


Geerts N., Schreck C.F., Beales P.A., Shigematsu H., O’Hern C.S. and Vanderlick T.K.; Using DNA-driven assembled phospholipid nanodiscs as a scaffold for gold nanoparticle patterning. Langmuir 29 (42), 13089 – 13094 (2013). [link]

Xu J., Vanderlick T.K. and Beales P.A.; Lytic and Non-Lytic Permeabilization of Cardiolipin-Containing Lipid Bilayers Induced by Cytochrome c. PLoS ONE 8 (7), e69492 (2013). [link]

Bergstrom C.L., Beales P.A., Yang L., Vanderlick T.K. and Groves J.T.; Cytochrome c causes pore formation in cardiolipin-containing membranes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110 (16), 6269 – 6274 (2013). [link]

Churchman A.H., Wallace R., Milne S.J., Brown A.P., Brydson R. and Beales P.A.; Serum Albumin enhances the Biomembrane Activity of ZnO Nanoparticles. Chem. Commun. 49 (39), 4172 – 4174 (2013). [link]

Beales P.A., Geerts N., Inampudi K.K., Shigematsu H., Wilson C.J. and Vanderlick T.K.; Reversible assembly of stacked membrane nanodiscs with reduced dimensionality and variable periodicity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (9), 3335–3338 (2013). [link]


Langmuir, 2012Zhang S., Nelson L.A. and Beales P.A.; Freezing or wrapping, the role of particle size behind the mechanism of nanoparticle – biomembrane interaction. Langmuir 28 (35), 12831-12837 (2012). [link]

Nam J., Vanderlick T.K. and Beales P.A.; Formation and dissolution of phospholipid domains with varying textures in hybrid lipo-polymersomes. Soft Matter 8, 7982-7988 (2012). [link]


Beales P.A., Bergstrom C.L., Groves J.T. and Vanderlick T.K., Single Vesicle Observations of the Cardiolipin – Cytochrome c Interaction: Induction of Membrane Morphology Changes. Langmuir 27 (10), 6107-6115 (2011). [link]

Beales P.A., Nam J. and Vanderlick T.K.; Specific Adhesion between DNA-functionalized “Janus” Vesicles: Size-Limited Clusters. Soft Matter 7 (5), 1747 – 1755 (2011). [link]

Nam J., Beales P.A. and Vanderlick T.K.; Giant Phospholipid/Block Copolymer Hybrid Vesicles: Mixing Behavior and Domain Formation. Langmuir 27 (1), 1-6 (2011). [link]

2000 – 2010

Beales P.A. and Vanderlick T.K.; Partitioning of Membrane-Anchored DNA Between Coexisting Lipid Phases. J. Phys. Chem. B. 113 (42), 13678 – 13686 (2009). [link]

Beales P.A. and Vanderlick T.K.; DNA as Membrane-Bound Ligand-Receptor Pairs: Duplex Stability is Tuned by Intermembrane Forces. Biophys.J. 96 (4), 1554 – 1565 (2009). [link]

Beales P.A. and Vanderlick T.K.; Specific Binding of Different Vesicle Populations by the Hybridization of Membrane-Anchored DNA. J. Phys. Chem. A 111 (49), 12372 – 12380 (2007). [link]

Gordon V.D., Beales P.A., Zhao Z., Blake C., Mackintosh F.C., Olmsted P.D., Cates M.E., Egelhaaf S.U. and Poon W.C.K.; Lipid organization and the morphology of solid-like domains in phase-separating binary lipid membranes; J. Phys.: condens. matter 18 (32), L415 – L420 (2006). [link]

Beales P.A., Gordon V.D., Zhao Z., Egelhaaf S.U. and Poon W.C.K.; Solid-like domains in fluid membranes; J. Phys.: condens. matter 17 (45), S3341 – S3346 (2005). [link]

Poon W.C.K., Egelhaaf S.U., Beales P.A., Salonen A. and Sawyer L.; Protein crystallisation: scaling of charge and salt concentration in lysozyme solutions; J. Phys.: condens. matter 12 (35), L569 – L574 (2000). [link]