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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.

Populated Collagen Hydrogel and Polyhydroxyalkanoate Composites: Novel Matrices for Cartilage Repair and Regeneration?

Conference poster

De Pascale, C., Marcello, E., Getting, S.J., Roy, I. and Locke, I.C. Populated Collagen Hydrogel and Polyhydroxyalkanoate Composites: Novel Matrices for Cartilage Repair and Regeneration? OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis . Toronto, Canada 02 Mar - 05 May 2019

Investigating microbial communication for enhanced production of biodegradable plastics

Conference paper

Aziz, Z., Kyazze, G. and Keshavarz, T. 2019. Investigating microbial communication for enhanced production of biodegradable plastics. Postgraduate Fair 2016. NCS, University of Westminster 28 Apr 2016

Extracellular Vesicles from Cod (Gadus morhua L.) Mucus contain Innate Immune Factors and Deiminated Protein Cargo

Journal article

Magnadóttir, B., Kraev, I., Gudmundsdottir, S., Dodds, A.W. and Lange, S. 2019. Extracellular Vesicles from Cod (Gadus morhua L.) Mucus contain Innate Immune Factors and Deiminated Protein Cargo. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2019.103397

The Conversation: Non-thermal plasma: new technology could kill 99.9% of the deadly germs in the air.

Other

Mohammed, M. 2019. The Conversation: Non-thermal plasma: new technology could kill 99.9% of the deadly germs in the air. The Conversation.

The Invasome of Salmonella Dublin as Revealed by Whole Genome Sequencing

Book chapter

Mohammed, M., Le Hello, S., Leekitcharoenphon, P. and Hendriksen, R. 2019. The Invasome of Salmonella Dublin as Revealed by Whole Genome Sequencing. in: Top 5 Contributions in Infectious Diseases Avid Science.

Optimization of water extract of Cinnamomum burmannii bark to ascertain its in vitro antidiabetic and antioxidant activities

Journal article

Ervina, M., Lie, H.S., Diva, J., Caroline, Tewfik, S. and Tewfik, I. 2019. Optimization of water extract of Cinnamomum burmannii bark to ascertain its in vitro antidiabetic and antioxidant activities. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.bcab.2019.101152

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) products: What quality differences exist?

Journal article

Chatzinasiou, L., Booker, A., MacLennan, E., Mackonochie, M. and Heinrich, M. 2019. Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) products: What quality differences exist? Journal of Herbal Medicine. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.hermed.2019.100281

Evaluating the benefits of virtual training for bioscience students

Journal article

Coleman, S.K. and Smith, C.L. 2019. Evaluating the benefits of virtual training for bioscience students. Higher Education Pedagogies. doi:10.1080/23752696.2019.1599689

Employer and work-based student perceptions of virtual laboratory teaching and assessment resources

Journal article

Smith, C.L., Coleman, S.K. and Ferrier, C. 2019. Employer and work-based student perceptions of virtual laboratory teaching and assessment resources. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 8 (1), pp. 53-70.

Plants with antimalarial properties: a systematic review of the current clinical evidence

Journal article

Aracil, A. and Green, J. 2019. Plants with antimalarial properties: a systematic review of the current clinical evidence. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2019.04.005

Supporting self-management after traumatic brain injury: Codesign and evaluation of a new intervention across a trauma pathway

Journal article

Makela, P., Jones, F., de Sousa de Abreu, M.I., Hollinshead, L. and Ling, J. 2019. Supporting self-management after traumatic brain injury: Codesign and evaluation of a new intervention across a trauma pathway. Health Expectations. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1111/hex.12898

Effect of age and pregnancy on the murine melanocortin system in the female reproductive system

PhD thesis

Berruien, N. 2019. Effect of age and pregnancy on the murine melanocortin system in the female reproductive system. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Characterization of the Mobilome of Invasive Non-typhoidal Salmonella Dublin

Conference poster

Mohammed, M. 2019. Characterization of the Mobilome of Invasive Non-typhoidal Salmonella Dublin. The Microbiology Society. ICC Belfast, UK 08 - 11 Apr 2019

Characterisation of Prophages in Salmonella Typhimurium DT8

Conference poster

Thapa, S. and Mohammed, M. 2019. Characterisation of Prophages in Salmonella Typhimurium DT8. The Microbiology Society. ICC Belfast, UK 08 - 11 Apr 2019

Novel Approaches for Treatment and Prevention of Invasive Non-typhoidal Salmonella

Conference poster

Mohammed, M. 2019. Novel Approaches for Treatment and Prevention of Invasive Non-typhoidal Salmonella. Research & Innovation ELRIG . Cambridge 02 - 03 Apr 2019

Peptidylarginine Deiminase inhibition abolishes the production of large extracellular vesicles from Giardia intestinalis, affecting host-pathogen interactions by hindering adhesion to host cells

Journal article

Gavinho, B., Rossi, I., Evans-Osses, E., Lange, S. and Ramirez, M.I. 2019. Peptidylarginine Deiminase inhibition abolishes the production of large extracellular vesicles from Giardia intestinalis, affecting host-pathogen interactions by hindering adhesion to host cells. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1101/586438

Intraperitoneal delivery of acetate-encapsulated liposomal nanoparticles for neuroprotection of the penumbra in a rat model of ischemic stroke

Journal article

So, P.W., Ekonomou, A., Galley, K., Brody, Leigh, Sahuri-Arisoylu, M., Rattray, I., Cash, D. and Bell, J.D. 2019. Intraperitoneal delivery of acetate-encapsulated liposomal nanoparticles for neuroprotection of the penumbra in a rat model of ischemic stroke. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2019 (14), p. 1979–1991. doi:10.2147/IJN.S193965

Unblocking high-value botanical value chains: Is there a role for blockchain systems?

Journal article

Booker, A., Heinrich, M., Scotti, F., Fitzgerald, M., Kum, K.Y. and Lobel, K. 2019. Unblocking high-value botanical value chains: Is there a role for blockchain systems? Frontiers in Pharmacology. 10, p. 396. doi:10.3389/fphar.2019.00396

Enrichment of microbial biocathodes to replace platinum catalyst in microbial fuel cells

Conference poster

Bowman, K., Mani, P., Breheny, M., Gomaa, O., Keshavarz, T. and Kyazze, G. 2019. Enrichment of microbial biocathodes to replace platinum catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Electromicrobiology - from electrons to ecosystems. Aarhus, Denmark 21 - 22 Mar 2019

Intact Sample Analysis

Book chapter

Warford, A. and Volpi, E. 2019. Intact Sample Analysis. in: Warford, A. and Presneau, Nadège (ed.) Molecular Diagnostics Oxford University Press.

Molecular evidence for resurrection of Plesiochorus elongatus (Digenea: Gorgoderidae): an urinary bladder parasite of sea turtles

Journal article

Werneck, M.R., Hayes, P.M. and Lawton, S.P. 2019. Molecular evidence for resurrection of Plesiochorus elongatus (Digenea: Gorgoderidae): an urinary bladder parasite of sea turtles. Parasitology International. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.parint.2019.03.015

Cellulose-based hydrogels for wound healing

Book chapter

Orlando, I. and Roy, I. 2019. Cellulose-based hydrogels for wound healing. in: Mondal, Md. and Ibrahim H. (ed.) Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels Springer. pp. 1131-1148

Techniques for the study of apoptosis in bone

Book chapter

Mann, V. and Noble, B. 2019. Techniques for the study of apoptosis in bone. in: Idris, A.I. (ed.) Bone research protocols Springer. pp. 451-465

Quantitative analysis of Human Endogenous Retrovirus-K transcripts in postmortem premotor cortex fails to confirm elevated expression of HERV-K RNA in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Journal article

Garson, J.A., Usher, L., Al-Chalabi, A., Huggett, J., Day, E.F. and McCormick, A.L. 2019. Quantitative analysis of Human Endogenous Retrovirus-K transcripts in postmortem premotor cortex fails to confirm elevated expression of HERV-K RNA in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Acta Neuropathologica Communications. 7 (45). doi:10.1186/s40478-019-0698-2

Excessive iron accumulation induces beta cell cellular oxidative stress and insulin secretory dysfunction in MIN6 cells

Conference paper

Blesia, V., Patel, V., Al‐Obaidi, H. and Zariwala, M. 2019. Excessive iron accumulation induces beta cell cellular oxidative stress and insulin secretory dysfunction in MIN6 cells. Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019. Liverpool 06 - 08 Mar 2019 Wiley. doi:10.1111/dme.2_13883

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

Journal article

Dwek, M. and Presneau, Nadège 2019. Genome-wide association and transcriptome studies identify target genes and risk loci for breast cancer. Nature Communications . doi:10.1038/s41467-018-08053-5

Polygenic Risk Scores for Prediction of Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Subtypes

Journal article

Dwek, M. and Presneau, Nadège 2019. Polygenic Risk Scores for Prediction of Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Subtypes. American Journal of Human Genetics. 104 (1), pp. 21-34. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.11.002

Attenuated cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress is associated with greater visual dependency in postural control

Journal article

Smyth, N., Flynn, M., Rajcani, J., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L., Wood, C., Golding, J.F., Evans, P. and Clow, A. 2019. Attenuated cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress is associated with greater visual dependency in postural control. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 104, pp. 185-190. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.02.028

Daily Mail: The perils of sharing popcorn (and earphones, lip salve and even the sofa)! How bacteria, fungi and viruses can give you a very nasty surprise

Other

Mohammed, M. 2019. Daily Mail: The perils of sharing popcorn (and earphones, lip salve and even the sofa)! How bacteria, fungi and viruses can give you a very nasty surprise.

Attenuated cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress is associated with greater visual dependency in postural control

Journal article

Smyth, N., Flynn, M., Rajcani, J., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L., Wood, C., Golding, J., Evans, P. and Clow, A. 2019. Attenuated cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress is associated with greater visual dependency in postural control . Psychoneuroendocrinology. 104, pp. 185-190. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.02.028

Mesenchymal Stromal Cell derived Extracellular Vesicles reduce Hypoxia-Ischaemia Induced Perinatal Brain Injury

Journal article

Sisa, C., Kholia, S., Naylor, J., Herrera Sanchez, M.B., Bruno, S., Deregibus, M.C., Camussi, G., Inal, J.M., Lange, S. and Hristova, M. 2019. Mesenchymal Stromal Cell derived Extracellular Vesicles reduce Hypoxia-Ischaemia Induced Perinatal Brain Injury. Frontiers in Physiology. In press. doi:10.3389/fphys.2019.00282

Whole genome sequences of two Salmonella Dublin strains harbour viaA, viaB and ompB loci of the Vi antigen

Journal article

Mohammed, M., Vignaud, M.-L. and Cadel-Six, S. 2019. Whole genome sequences of two Salmonella Dublin strains harbour viaA, viaB and ompB loci of the Vi antigen . Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8 (14), pp. e00028-19. doi:10.1128/MRA.00028-19

Serum IgA1 shows increased levels of a2,6-linked sialic acid in breast cancer

Journal article

Lomax-Browne, H.J., Robertson, C.E., Antonopoulos, A., Leathem, A.J.C., Haslam, S.M., Dell, A. and Dwek, M. 2019. Serum IgA1 shows increased levels of a2,6-linked sialic acid in breast cancer. Interface Focus. 9 (2), p. 20180079. doi:10.1098/rsfs.2018.0079

BBC News: Victoria Derbyshire: Dr Manal Mohammed Comments on Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance

Other

Mohammed, M. 2019. BBC News: Victoria Derbyshire: Dr Manal Mohammed Comments on Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance.

Molecular insights into the identification and phylogenetics of the cosmopolitan marine fish blood parasite, Haemogregarina bigemina (Adeleorina: Haemogregarinidae)

Journal article

Hayes, P.M. and Smit, N.J. 2019. Molecular insights into the identification and phylogenetics of the cosmopolitan marine fish blood parasite, Haemogregarina bigemina (Adeleorina: Haemogregarinidae). International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 8, pp. 216-220. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.01.006

A novel ingestion strategy for sodium bicarbonate supplementation in a delayed-release form: a randomised crossover study in trained males

Journal article

Hilton, N., Leach, N., Sparks, S.A., Gough, L., Deb, S., Craig, M. and McNaughton, L. 2019. A novel ingestion strategy for sodium bicarbonate supplementation in a delayed-release form: a randomised crossover study in trained males. Sports Medicine - open. 5 (4). doi:10.1186/s40798-019-0177-0

Biosynthesis of Poly-3-Hydroxybutyrate and its Application in Controlled Drug Delivery

PhD thesis

Puthussery, H. 2019. Biosynthesis of Poly-3-Hydroxybutyrate and its Application in Controlled Drug Delivery. PhD thesis University of Westminster School of Life Sciences

Short-Term Exercise Training Inconsistently Influences Basel Testosterone in Older Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Journal article

Hayes, L. and Elliott, B. 2019. Short-Term Exercise Training Inconsistently Influences Basel Testosterone in Older Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Physiology. 9 (1878). doi:10.3389/fphys.2018.01878

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 .


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