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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

Cardiac Troponin in Endurance Exercise—Fragments of the Imagination or Clinical Significance?

Article

Gaze, D.C. 2019. Cardiac Troponin in Endurance Exercise—Fragments of the Imagination or Clinical Significance? Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine. 3 (5), pp. 760-763. doi:10.1373/jalm.2018.027870

Evaluation Report of the Social Prescribing Demonstrator Site in Shropshire – Final Report

Project report

Polley, M.J., Seers, H. and Fixsen, Alison 2019. Evaluation Report of the Social Prescribing Demonstrator Site in Shropshire – Final Report.

Environmental heterogeneity of Staphylococcus species from alkaline fermented foods and associated toxins and antimicrobial resistance genetic elements

Journal article

Ouoba, L.I.I., Vouidibio-Mbozo, A.B., Anyogu, A., Obioha, P.I., Lingani-Sawadogo, H., Sutherland, J.P., Jespersen, L. and Ghoddusi, H.B. 2019. Environmental heterogeneity of Staphylococcus species from alkaline fermented foods and associated toxins and antimicrobial resistance genetic elements. International Journal of Food Microbiology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2019.108356

Degradation of azo dye (Acid orange 7) in a microbial fuel cell: comparison between anodic microbial-mediated reduction and cathodic laccase-mediated oxidation

Journal article

Mani, P., Fidal, V.T., Bowman, K., Breheny, M., Chandra, T.S., Keshavarz, T. and Kyazze, G. 2019. Degradation of azo dye (Acid orange 7) in a microbial fuel cell: comparison between anodic microbial-mediated reduction and cathodic laccase-mediated oxidation. Frontiers in Energy Research. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2019.00101

The presence of Y674/Y675 phosphorylated NTRK1 via TP53 repression of PTPN6 expression as a potential prognostic marker in neuroblastoma

Journal article

Youssef, G., Gillett, C., Rampling, D., Chagtai, T., Virasami, A., Barton, J., Edwards, D., Sebire, N., Anderson, J. and Montano, X. 2019. The presence of Y674/Y675 phosphorylated NTRK1 via TP53 repression of PTPN6 expression as a potential prognostic marker in neuroblastoma. Human Pathology. 86, p. 1820192. doi:10.1016/j.humpath.2018.12.003

The pineal hormone melatonin inhibits doxorubicin-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in cardiomyocytes

Conference paper

Kasi Ganeshan, T., Bell, J.D. and Chong, Nelson W. 2019. The pineal hormone melatonin inhibits doxorubicin-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in cardiomyocytes. ESC Congress 2019. Paris, France 31 Aug - 04 Sep 2019

The pineal hormone melatonin inhibits doxorubicin-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in cardiomyocytes

Conference paper

Kasi Ganeshan, T., Bell, J.D. and Chong, Nelson W. 2019. The pineal hormone melatonin inhibits doxorubicin-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in cardiomyocytes. Heart Failure 2019 and the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure. Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Greece 25 - 28 May 2019 doi:10.1002/ejhf.1488

Tumor microenvironment defines the invasive phenotype of AIP-mutation-positive pituitary tumors

Journal article

Barry, S., Carlsen, E., Marques, P., Stiles, C., Gadaleta, E., Berney, D., Roncaroli, F., Chelala, C., Solomou, A., Herincs, M., Caimari, F., Grossman, A., Crnogorac-Jurcevic, T., Haworth, O., Gaston-Massuet, C. and Korbonits, M. 2019. Tumor microenvironment defines the invasive phenotype of AIP-mutation-positive pituitary tumors. Oncogene. 38, pp. 5381-5395. doi:10.1038/s41388-019-0779-5

Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Interacting Protein Maintains Germinal Center B Cells through Suppression of BCL6 Degradation

Journal article

Sun, D., Stopka-Farooqui, U., Barry, S., Aksoy, E., Parsonage, G., Vossenkämper, A., Capasso, M., Wan, X., Norris, S., Marshall, J., Clear, A., Gribben, J., MacDonald, T., Buckley, C., Korbonits, M. and Haworth, O. 2019. Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Interacting Protein Maintains Germinal Center B Cells through Suppression of BCL6 Degradation. Cell Reports. 27, pp. 1461-1471. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2019.04.014

Cold water immersion improves recovery of sprint speed following a simulated tournament

Journal article

Leeder, J.D.C., Godfrey, M., Gibbon, D., Gaze, D.C., Davison, G., van Someren, K. and Howatson, G. 2019. Cold water immersion improves recovery of sprint speed following a simulated tournament. European Journal of Sport Science. 19 (9), pp. 1166-1174. doi:10.1080/17461391.2019.1585478

Cannabidiol is a Novel Modulator of Bacterial Membrane Vesicles

Journal article

Kosgodage, U., Matewele, P., Awamaria, B., Kraev, I., Warde, P., Mastroianni, G., Nunn, A., Guy, G.W., Bell, J.D., Inal, J.M. and Lange, S. 2019. Cannabidiol is a Novel Modulator of Bacterial Membrane Vesicles. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2019.00324

Heparan sulfates are critical regulators of the inhibitory megakaryocyte-platelet receptor G6b-B

Journal article

Vögtle, T., Sharma, S., Mori, J., Nagy, Z., Semeniak, D., Scandola, C., Geer, M., Smith, C., Lane, J., Pollack, S., Lassila, R., Jouppila, A., Barr, A.J., Ogg, D., Howard, T., McMiken, H., Warwicker, J., Geh, C., Rowlinson, R., Abbott, W., Eckly, A., Schulze, H., Wright, G., Mazharian, A., Fütterer, K., Rajesh, S., Douglas, M. and Senis, Y. 2019. Heparan sulfates are critical regulators of the inhibitory megakaryocyte-platelet receptor G6b-B. eLife. 2019;8 (e46840). doi:10.7554/eLife.46840

ITV News: Dr Manal Mohammed discusses bacteria that are resistant to drugs

Other

Mohammed, M. 2019. ITV News: Dr Manal Mohammed discusses bacteria that are resistant to drugs.

In Focus: Microbial Fuel Cells, some considerations

Edited issue

Keshavarz, T., Gomaa, O. and Kyazze, G. 2019. In Focus: Microbial Fuel Cells, some considerations. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 94 (7), p. 2069. doi:10.1002/jctb.6040

Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Book

Dartnell, L.R. 2019. Origins: How The Earth Made Us. Bodley Head.

Comprehensive HPTLC fingerprinting as a tool for a simplified analysis of purity of ginkgo products

Journal article

Frommenwiler, D., Booker, A., Vila, R., Heinrich, M., Reich, E. and Cañiguerala, S. 2019. Comprehensive HPTLC fingerprinting as a tool for a simplified analysis of purity of ginkgo products. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 243, p. 112084. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2019.112084

Exploring Infant & young child feeding practices and perceptions in Tower Hamlets, London and the role of Early Years’ service providers in supporting healthy feeding practices

Journal article

Keith, R., Mba, E., Li, X., Wright, D., Twite, S., Trenchard-Mabere, E., Adegboye , A.R.A. and Mondkar, A. 2019. Exploring Infant & young child feeding practices and perceptions in Tower Hamlets, London and the role of Early Years’ service providers in supporting healthy feeding practices. World Nutrition. 10 (1). doi:10.26596/wn.201910118-37

Machine Learning Classification of Females Susceptibility to Visceral Fat Associated Diseases

Conference paper

Aldraimli, M., Soria, D., Parkinson, J., Whitcher, B., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Chaussalet, T.J. and Dwek, M. 2019. Machine Learning Classification of Females Susceptibility to Visceral Fat Associated Diseases. The 15th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing. Coimbra, Portugal 26 - 28 Sep 2019 Springer.

Unidirectional Neuronal Cell growth and Differentiation on Aligned Polyhydroxyalkanoate Blend Microfibres with Varying Diameters

Journal article

Lizarraga Valderrama, L., Taylor, C.S., Claeyssens, F., Haycock, J.W., Knowles, J.C. and Roy, I. 2019. Unidirectional Neuronal Cell growth and Differentiation on Aligned Polyhydroxyalkanoate Blend Microfibres with Varying Diameters. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 13 (3), pp. 1581-1594. doi:10.1002/term.2911

A Sustainable Approach for the Downstream Processing of Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates: State-of-the-art and latest developments

Journal article

Perez Rivero, C., López-Gómez, J. Pablo and Roy, I. 2019. A Sustainable Approach for the Downstream Processing of Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates: State-of-the-art and latest developments. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 150, p. 107283. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2019.107283

Esterase Cleavable 2D Assemblies of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanocubes: Exploiting Enzymatic Polymer Disassembling to Improve Magnetic Hyperthermia Heat Losses

Journal article

Avugadda, S.K., Materia, M.E., Nigmatullin, R., Cabrera, D., Marotta, R., Cabada, T.F., Marcello, E., Nitti, S., Artés-Ibañez, E.J., Basnett, P., Wilhelm, C., Teran, F.J., Roy, I. and Pellegrino, T. 2019. Esterase Cleavable 2D Assemblies of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanocubes: Exploiting Enzymatic Polymer Disassembling to Improve Magnetic Hyperthermia Heat Losses. Chemistry of Materials. 31 (15), pp. 5450-5463. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00728

Comprehensive HPTLC fingerprinting as a tool for a simplified analysis of purity of ginkgo products

Journal article

Frommenwiler, D.A., Booker, A., Vila, R., Heinrich, M., Reich, E. and Cañigueral, S. 2019. Comprehensive HPTLC fingerprinting as a tool for a simplified analysis of purity of ginkgo products. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 243, p. 112084. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2019.112084

Complement component C4-like protein in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) - Detection in ontogeny and identification of post-translational deimination in serum and extracellular vesicles

Journal article

Lange, S., Kraev, I., Magnadottir, B. and Dodds, A.W. 2019. Complement component C4-like protein in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) - Detection in ontogeny and identification of post-translational deimination in serum and extracellular vesicles. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 101, p. 103437. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2019.103437

Biodiversity and Taxonomy of the Parasitic Crustacea

Book chapter

Boxshall, G. and Hayes, P. 2019. Biodiversity and Taxonomy of the Parasitic Crustacea. in: Smit, N.J., Bruce, N.L. and Hadfield, K.A. (ed.) Parasitic Crustacea Springer. pp. 73-134

JoVE Methods Collection Highlights: Protein-Protein Interactions

Journal article

Barr, A.J. and Overduin, M. 2019. JoVE Methods Collection Highlights: Protein-Protein Interactions. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 148, p. e59816. doi:10.3791/59816

Energy harvesting from Microbial Fuel Cells – Wastewater to Electricity

Conference poster

Breheny, M., Bowman, K., Turgul, V., Keshavarz, T., Kale, I., Gomaa, O. and Kyazze, G. 2019. Energy harvesting from Microbial Fuel Cells – Wastewater to Electricity. 1st Annual EBNet Early Career Conference. Sheffield Hallam University 01 - 02 Jul 2019

Serious Games for Mathematics Support in Higher Education

Conference poster

Ferrier, C. 2019. Serious Games for Mathematics Support in Higher Education. Economou, D. (ed.) Immersive Learning Research Network Conference. London 23 - 27 Jun 2019 Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz.

Effects of upper-body, lower-body, or combined resistance training on the ratio of follistatin and myostatin in middle-aged men

Journal article

Bagheri, R., Rashidlamir, A., Motevalli, M., Elliott, B., Mehrabani, J. and Wong, A. 2019. Effects of upper-body, lower-body, or combined resistance training on the ratio of follistatin and myostatin in middle-aged men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 119 (9), p. 1921–1931. doi:10.1007/s00421-019-04180-z

A Sustainable Approach for the Downstream Processing of Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates: State-of-the-art and latest developments

Journal article

Perez Rivero, C., López-Gómez, J.P. and Roy, I. 2019. A Sustainable Approach for the Downstream Processing of Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates: State-of-the-art and latest developments. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 150, p. 107283. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2019.107283

Development of a biocathode system in microbial fuel cells for improved treatment of azo dyes

PhD thesis

Mani, P. 2019. Development of a biocathode system in microbial fuel cells for improved treatment of azo dyes. PhD thesis University of Westminster School of Life Sciences

Genetic studies of abdominal MRI data identify genes regulating hepcidin as major determinants of liver iron concentration

Journal article

Wilman, H.R., Parisinos, C.A., Atabaki-Pasdar, N., Kelly, M., Thomas, E.L., Neubauer, S., Mahajan, A., Hingorani, A.D., Patel, R.S., Hemingway, H., Franks, P.W., Bell, J.D., Banerjee, R. and Yaghootkar, H. 2019. Genetic studies of abdominal MRI data identify genes regulating hepcidin as major determinants of liver iron concentration. Journal of Hepatology. 71 (3), pp. 594-602. doi:10.1016/j.jhep.2019.05.032

Endocrine Resistance in Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer–From Mechanism to Therapy

Journal article

Rani, A., Stebbing, J., Giamas, G. and Murphy, J.J. 2019. Endocrine Resistance in Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer–From Mechanism to Therapy. Frontiers in endocrinology. 10, p. 245. doi:10.3389/fendo.2019.00245

Plasma non-termal: teknologi baru yang dapat membunuh 99,9% kuman mematikan di udara

Other

Mohammed, M. 2019. Plasma non-termal: teknologi baru yang dapat membunuh 99,9% kuman mematikan di udara.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in hospital and hospital-at-home settings: a mixed-methods study

Article

Godfrey, M., Gardner, M., Shepperd, S., Mäkelä, P., Tsiachristas, A., Singh-Mehta, A., Ellis, G., Khanna, P., Langhorne, P., Makin, S. and Stott, D.J. 2019. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in hospital and hospital-at-home settings: a mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research. 7 (10). doi:10.3310/hsdr07100

Deiminated Proteins in Extracellular Vesicles and Plasma of Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) - Novel Insights into Shark Immunity

Journal article

Criscitiello, M.F., Kraev, I. and Lange, S. 2019. Deiminated Proteins in Extracellular Vesicles and Plasma of Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) - Novel Insights into Shark Immunity. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2019.06.012

Peptidylarginine Deiminase Inhibitors Reduce Bacterial Membrane Vesicle Release and Sensitise Bacteria to Antibiotic Treatment

Journal article

Kosgodage, U., Matewele, P., Mastroianni, G., Kraev, I., Brotherton, D., Awamaria, B., Nicholas, A.P., Lange, S. and Inal, J.M. 2019. Peptidylarginine Deiminase Inhibitors Reduce Bacterial Membrane Vesicle Release and Sensitise Bacteria to Antibiotic Treatment. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, p. 227. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2019.00227

An In Vitro 3D Model to Evaluate Behaviour of Breast Cancer Cells and Response to Treatment

PhD thesis

Azimi, T. 2019. An In Vitro 3D Model to Evaluate Behaviour of Breast Cancer Cells and Response to Treatment. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Molecular Diagnostics

Scholarly edition

Warford, A. and Presneau, N. (ed.) 2019. Molecular Diagnostics. Oxford Oxford University Press.


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