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Contemporary issues in environmental law and policy

Book

McEldowney, J. and McEldowney, S. 2020. Contemporary issues in environmental law and policy. Cheltenham Edward Elgar.

Genome-wide association and transcriptome studies identify target genes and risk loci for breast cancer

Journal article

Dwek, M. 2019. Genome-wide association and transcriptome studies identify target genes and risk loci for breast cancer. Nature Communications .

Peptidylarginine Deiminases Post-translationally deiminate Prohibitin and modulate Extracellular Vesicle Release and microRNAs in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Journal article

Kosgodage, U., Uysal Onganer, P., Maclatchy, A., Kraev, I., Chatterton, N.P., Nicholas, A.P., Inal, J.M. and Lange, S. 2019. Peptidylarginine Deiminases Post-translationally deiminate Prohibitin and modulate Extracellular Vesicle Release and microRNAs in Glioblastoma Multiforme . International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20 (1), p. 103.

A novel ladder-like lectin relates to sites of mucosal immunity in Atlantic Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.)

Journal article

Magnadóttir, B., Gudmundsdottir, S. and Lange, S. 2019. A novel ladder-like lectin relates to sites of mucosal immunity in Atlantic Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) . Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 87, pp. 9-12.

Cannabidiol Affects Extracellular Vesicle Release, miR21 and miR126, and Reduces Prohibitin Protein in Glioblastoma Multiforme Cells

Journal article

Kosgodage, U., Uysal Onganer, P., Maclatchy, A., Mould, R., Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W., Kraev, I., Chatterton, N.P., Thomas, E.L., Inal, J.M., Bell, J.D. and Lange, S. 2019. Cannabidiol Affects Extracellular Vesicle Release, miR21 and miR126, and Reduces Prohibitin Protein in Glioblastoma Multiforme Cells. Translational Oncology. 12 (3), pp. 513-522.

Draft Genome Sequences of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Dublin Strains from St. Nectaire and Morbier Cheeses Characterized by Multilocus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis Profiles Associated with Two Fatal Outbreaks in France

Journal article

Six, S.C., Vignaud, M.L. and Mohammed, M. 2019. Draft Genome Sequences of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Dublin Strains from St. Nectaire and Morbier Cheeses Characterized by Multilocus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis Profiles Associated with Two Fatal Outbreaks in France. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8 (1), pp. e01361-18.

Peptidylarginine deiminase and deiminated proteins are detected throughout early halibut ontogeny - Complement components C3 and C4 are post-translationally deiminated in halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.)

Journal article

Magnadóttir, B., Bragason, B.T., Bricknell, I.R., Bowden, T., Nicholas, A.P., Hristova, M., Gudmundsdottir, S., Dodds, A.W. and Lange, S. 2019. Peptidylarginine deiminase and deiminated proteins are detected throughout early halibut ontogeny - Complement components C3 and C4 are post-translationally deiminated in halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 92, pp. 1-19.

Quality Control of Hypericum perforatum L. Analytical challenges and recent progress

Journal article

Agapouda, A., Booker, A., Kiss, T., Hohmann, J., Heinrich, M. and Csupor, D. 2019. Quality Control of Hypericum perforatum L. Analytical challenges and recent progress. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 71 (1), pp. 15-37.

Complexity in Chinese herbal medicine supply chains

Conference paper

Booker, A., Fitzgerald, M., Heinrich, P.M. and Scheid, V. 2018. Complexity in Chinese herbal medicine supply chains. 66th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA) jointly with the 11th Shanghai TCM conference. Shanghai, PRC 26 - 29 Aug 2018

Domestication Study of Senecio nutans Sch.Bip. (Asteraceae): its Economic Potential and Sustainable Management

Conference poster

Lira, A., Crossley, L., Parra, C., Echiburú, C., Booker, A. and Heinrich, M. 2018. Domestication Study of Senecio nutans Sch.Bip. (Asteraceae): its Economic Potential and Sustainable Management. 66th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA) jointly with the 11th Shanghai TCM conference. Shanghai, PRC 26 - 29 Aug 2018

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) products – How variable is the primary material?

Journal article

Scotti, F., Lobel, K., Booker, A. and Heinrich, M. 2018. St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) products – How variable is the primary material? Frontiers in Plant Science.

The biochemical basis of disease

Journal article

Barr, A.J. 2018. The biochemical basis of disease. Essays in Biochemistry. 62 (5), pp. 619-642.

Buffering agents: Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Citrate, and Sodium Phosphate,

Book chapter

McNaughton, L., Bewer, C., Deb, S., Hilton, N., Gough, L. and Sparks, S.A. 2018. Buffering agents: Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Citrate, and Sodium Phosphate,. in: Hoffman, J. (ed.) Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise: Evidence, Safety, and Ergogenic Benefits Routledge.

Study protocol: HepaT1ca - an observational clinical cohort study to quantify liver health in surgical candidates for liver malignancies.

Journal article

Mole, D.J., Fallowfield, J.A., Kendall, T.J., Welsh, F., Semple, S.I., Bachtiar, V., Kelly, M., Wigmore, S.J., Garden, O.J., Wilman, H.R., Banerjee, R., Rees, M. and Brady, M. 2018. Study protocol: HepaT1ca - an observational clinical cohort study to quantify liver health in surgical candidates for liver malignancies. BMC Cancer . 18, p. 890.

The Role of Natural Laccase Redox Mediators in Simultaneous Dye Decolorization and Power Production in Microbial Fuel Cells

Journal article

Mani, P., Kumar, V.T.F., Keshavarz, T., Chandra, T.S. and Kyazze, G. 2018. The Role of Natural Laccase Redox Mediators in Simultaneous Dye Decolorization and Power Production in Microbial Fuel Cells. Energies. 11 (12), p. 3455.

Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: A systematic review and meta-regression

Journal article

Deb, S., Brown, D., Gough, L., Mclellan, C.P., Swinton, P., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L. 2018. Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: A systematic review and meta-regression. European Journal of Sport Science. 18 (2), pp. 243-256.

Sodium bicarbonate supplementation improves severe-intensity intermittent exercise under moderate acute hypoxic conditions

Journal article

Deb, S., Gough, L., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L. 2018. Sodium bicarbonate supplementation improves severe-intensity intermittent exercise under moderate acute hypoxic conditions. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118 (3), pp. 607-615.

The influence of alkalosis on repeated high-intensity exercise performance and acid–base balance recovery in acute moderate hypoxic conditions

Journal article

Gough, L., Brown, D., Deb, S., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L. 2018. The influence of alkalosis on repeated high-intensity exercise performance and acid–base balance recovery in acute moderate hypoxic conditions. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118 (12), p. 2489–2498.

Sodium bicarbonate improves 4 km time trial cycling performance when individualised to time to peak blood bicarbonate in trained male cyclists

Journal article

Gough, L., Deb, S., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L. 2018. Sodium bicarbonate improves 4 km time trial cycling performance when individualised to time to peak blood bicarbonate in trained male cyclists. Journal of Sports Sciences. 36 (15), pp. 1705-1712.

Student experiences of using virtual laboratory simulations to develop skills as preparation for the professional work place

Conference poster

Buckland, E., Smith, C.L. and Ferrier, C. 2018. Student experiences of using virtual laboratory simulations to develop skills as preparation for the professional work place. Creating Relevant Learning Experiences; employers ’ involvement with higher education. Leuven, Belgium 14 - 15 Jun 2018

Novel Insights Into the prevention and Treatment of Invasive Salmonella Dublin

Conference item

Mohammed, M. 2018. Novel Insights Into the prevention and Treatment of Invasive Salmonella Dublin. 7th European Clinical Microbiology Congress. London, UK 01 - 02 Nov 2018

Enhancing energy recovery from industrial wastewater using microbial fuel cells

PhD thesis

Fapetu, S. 2018. Enhancing energy recovery from industrial wastewater using microbial fuel cells. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Public health nutrition intervention to enhance healthy eating and lifestyle modification among Lebanese women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PhD thesis

Hamadi, C. 2018. Public health nutrition intervention to enhance healthy eating and lifestyle modification among Lebanese women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Old school wins: outbreak investigation of foodborne salmonellosis

Edited issue

Mohammed, M. 2018. Old school wins: outbreak investigation of foodborne salmonellosis. Atlas of Science.

Genome-wide and abdominal MRI-imaging data provides evidence that a genetically determined favourable adiposity phenotype is characterized by lower ectopic liver fat and lower risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

Journal article

Ji, Y., Yiorkas, A.M., Frau, F., Mook-Kanamori, D., Staiger, H., Thomas, E.L., Atabaki-Pasdar, N., Campbell, A., Tyrrell, J., Jones, S.E., Beaumont, R.N., Wood, A.R., Tuke, M.A., Ruth, K.S., Mahajan, A., Murray, A., Freathy, R.M., Weedon, M.N., Hattersley, A.T., Hayward, C., Machann, J., Häring, H.U., Franks, P.W., de Mutsert, R., Pearson, E., Stefan, N., Frayling, T.M., Allebrandt, K.V., Bell, J.D., Blakemore, A.I. and Yaghootkar, H. 2018. Genome-wide and abdominal MRI-imaging data provides evidence that a genetically determined favourable adiposity phenotype is characterized by lower ectopic liver fat and lower risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. Diabetes.

Atlas of Science: Old School Wins: outbreak investigation of foodborne Salmonellosis

Other

Mohammed, M. 2018. Atlas of Science: Old School Wins: outbreak investigation of foodborne Salmonellosis.

Physical fitness and prior physical activity are both associated with less cortisol secretion during psychosocial stress

Journal article

Wood, C., Clow, A., Hucklebridge, F., Law, R. and Smyth, N. 2018. Physical fitness and prior physical activity are both associated with less cortisol secretion during psychosocial stress. Anxiety, Stress and Coping. 31 (2), pp. 135-145.

Associations of obesity and circulating insulin and glucose with breast cancer risk: a Mendelian randomization analysis

Journal article

Dwek, M. 2018. Associations of obesity and circulating insulin and glucose with breast cancer risk: a Mendelian randomization analysis . International Journal of Epidemiology.

BBC Radio London: Dr Manal Mohammed talks about research finding 19 types of bacteria on cash and coins

Other

Mohammed, M. 2018. BBC Radio London: Dr Manal Mohammed talks about research finding 19 types of bacteria on cash and coins.

In vivo modeling of human neuron dynamics and Down syndrome

Journal article

Real, R., Peter, M., Trabalza, A., Khan, S., Smith, M.A., Dopp, J., Barnes, S.J., Momoh, A., Strano, A., Volpi, E., Knott, G., Livesey, F.J. and De Paola, V. 2018. In vivo modeling of human neuron dynamics and Down syndrome. Science. 362 (6416), p. eaau1810.

Human papilloma virus genotype distribution and risk factor analysis amongst reproductive aged women in urban Gambia

Journal article

Bah Camara, H., Anyanwu, M., Wright, E. and Kimmitt, P.T. 2018. Human papilloma virus genotype distribution and risk factor analysis amongst reproductive aged women in urban Gambia. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 67, pp. 1645-1654.

The Effect of Omega-3 Supplementation on Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage

Conference poster

Kyriakidou, Y., Wood, C., Elliott, B. and Dolci, A. 2018. The Effect of Omega-3 Supplementation on Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage. Europhysiology 2018. London 14 - 16 Sep 2018 The Physiological Society.

Identification of the splice variants of Recepteur d'Origine nantais (RON) in lung cancer cell lines

Journal article

Krishnaswamy, S., Bukhari, I., Mohammed, A.K., Amer, O.E., Tripathi, G., Alokail, M.S. and Al-Daghri, N.M. 2018. Identification of the splice variants of Recepteur d'Origine nantais (RON) in lung cancer cell lines. Gene. 679, pp. 335-340.

A review of the global distribution of Alexandrium minutum (Dinophyceae) and comments on ecology and associated paralytic shellfish toxin profiles, with a focus on Northern Europe

Journal article

Lewis, A., Coates, L.N., Turner, A.D., Percy, L. and Lewis, J. 2018. A review of the global distribution of Alexandrium minutum (Dinophyceae) and comments on ecology and associated paralytic shellfish toxin profiles, with a focus on Northern Europe . Journal of Phycology. 54 (5), pp. 581-598.

The paralytic shellfish toxin profiles and global distribution of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium minutum Halim

Conference poster

Lewis, A., Coates, L., Turner, A., Percy, L. and Lewis, J. 2018. The paralytic shellfish toxin profiles and global distribution of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium minutum Halim. British Phycological Society 66th Annual Meeting. Southend 08 - 11 Jan 2018

The Effects of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors on Multispecies Biofilms of the Oral Cavity

Conference paper

Garner, C., Anyogu, A., Kyazze, G. and Keshavarz, T. 2018. The Effects of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors on Multispecies Biofilms of the Oral Cavity . FST Doctoral Conference 2018. University of Westminster 19 Apr 2018

Plastics and Environment: Is There a Happy Medium?

Conference paper

Aziz, Z., Kyazze, G. and Keshavarz, T. 2018. Plastics and Environment: Is There a Happy Medium? FST Doctoral Conference 2018. University of Westminster 19 Apr 2018

Quorum Quenching Effect of Triclosan on Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia Adhesion to Surfaces, Aggregation and Biofilm Formation

Conference paper

Tamimi, R., Kyazze, G. and Keshavarz, T. 2018. Quorum Quenching Effect of Triclosan on Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia Adhesion to Surfaces, Aggregation and Biofilm Formation . FST Doctoral Conference 2018. University of Westminster 19 Apr 2018

BBC Radio London: Dr Manal Mohammed talks about spread of germs in public spaces

Other

Mohammed, M. 2018. BBC Radio London: Dr Manal Mohammed talks about spread of germs in public spaces.

The physiological variability of channel density in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal cells and interneurons explored using a unified data-driven modeling workflow

Journal article

Migliore, R., Lupascu, C.A., Bologna, L.L., Romani, R., Courcol, J-D., Antonel, S., Van Geit, W.A.H., Thompson, A.M., Mercer, A., Lange, S., Falck, J., Rossert, C.A., Shi, Y., Hagens, O., Pezzoli, M., Freund, T.F., Muller, E.B., Kali, S., Schurmann, F., Markram, H. and Migliore, M. 2018. The physiological variability of channel density in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal cells and interneurons explored using a unified data-driven modeling workflow. PLOS Computational Biology.


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