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Clinical utility of cardiac troponin measurement in COVID-19 infection

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Gaze, D. 2020. Clinical utility of cardiac troponin measurement in COVID-19 infection. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry: International Journal of Laboratory Medicine. 57 (3), pp. 202-205. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004563220921888

Dr Manal Mohammed for The Independent on handwashing and hand-sanitisers

Other

Mohammed, M. Forthcoming. Dr Manal Mohammed for The Independent on handwashing and hand-sanitisers. The Conversation.

Bolaamphiphiles as a novel drug delivery system in the treatment of diseases of the brain

PhD thesis

Maclatchy, A. 2020. Bolaamphiphiles as a novel drug delivery system in the treatment of diseases of the brain. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Relationships between hyperinsulinaemia, magnesium, vitamin D, thrombosis and COVID-19: rationale for clinical management

Journal article

Cooper, I., Crofts, C., DiNicolantonio, J., Malhotra, A., Elliott, B., Kyriakidou, Y. and Brookler, K. 2020. Relationships between hyperinsulinaemia, magnesium, vitamin D, thrombosis and COVID-19: rationale for clinical management . Open Heart. 7 e001356. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2020-001356

Antibiotic-free PHA-based antibacterial materials for bone regeneration

PhD thesis

Marcello, E. 2020. Antibiotic-free PHA-based antibacterial materials for bone regeneration. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

‘Through the patient’s eyes’: shadowing patients at the end of life

PhD thesis

Goodrich, J. 2020. ‘Through the patient’s eyes’: shadowing patients at the end of life. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Electrosprayed Chitin Nanofibril/Electrospun Polyhydroxyalkanoate Fiber Mesh as Functional Nonwoven for Skin Application

Journal article

Azimi, Bahareh, Thomas, Lily, Fusco, A., Kalaoglu-Altan, Ozlem Ipek, Basnett, P., Cinelli, P., De Clerck, Karen, Roy, I., Donnarumma, G., Coltelli, M., Danti, S. and Lazzeri, A. 2020. Electrosprayed Chitin Nanofibril/Electrospun Polyhydroxyalkanoate Fiber Mesh as Functional Nonwoven for Skin Application. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 11 (3), p. e62. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfb11030062

Toward a Closed Loop, Integrated Biocompatible Biopolymer Wound Dressing Patch for Detection and Prevention of Chronic Wound Infections

Journal article

Ward, A., Dubey, P., Basnett, P., Lika, G., Newman, G., Corrigan, D., Russell, C., Kim, J., Chakrabarty, S., Connolly, P. and Roy, I. 2020. Toward a Closed Loop, Integrated Biocompatible Biopolymer Wound Dressing Patch for Detection and Prevention of Chronic Wound Infections. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8 1039. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.01039

Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation on three major scientific controversies about coronavirus

Other

Mohammed, M. 2020. Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation on three major scientific controversies about coronavirus. The Conversation.

Cytocompatibility Evaluation of a Novel Series of PEG-Functionalized Lactide-Caprolactone Copolymer Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Applications

Journal article

Pacharra, S., McMahon, S., Duffy, P., Basnett, P., Yu, W., Seisel, S., Stervbo, U., Babel, N., Roy, I., Viebahn, R., Wang, W. and Salber, J. 2020. Cytocompatibility Evaluation of a Novel Series of PEG-Functionalized Lactide-Caprolactone Copolymer Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Applications. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8 991. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.00991

Deferoxamine and Curcumin Loaded Nanocarriers Protect Against Rotenone-Induced Neurotoxicity

Journal article

Mursaleen, L., Somavarapu, S. and Zariwala, M. 2020. Deferoxamine and Curcumin Loaded Nanocarriers Protect Against Rotenone-Induced Neurotoxicity. Journal of Parkinson's Disease. 10 (1), pp. 99-111. https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-191754

"I've Seen You": A conversation about the Transformative Potential of Working in Partnership

Book chapter

Fraser, J., Usman, M., Thomas, K.C., Ahmed, M., Dolidze, A., Zuruwath Zareer, F., Begum, G., Elliott, B. and Macleod, E. 2020. "I've Seen You": A conversation about the Transformative Potential of Working in Partnership. in: Mercer-Mapstone, L. and Abbot, S. (ed.) The Power of Partnership: Students, Staff and Faculty Revolutionizing Higher Education Elon, North Carolina Elon University. pp. 205-219

Fabrication of Biopolymer Based Nanoparticles for the Entrapment of Chromium and Iron Supplements

Journal article

Patel, N., Zariwala, M. and Al-Obaidi, H. 2020. Fabrication of Biopolymer Based Nanoparticles for the Entrapment of Chromium and Iron Supplements. Processes. 8, p. 707. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr8060707

N-Acetylcysteine Nanocarriers Protect against Oxidative Stress in a Cellular Model of Parkinson's Disease.

Journal article

Mursaleen, Leah, Noble, Brendon, Chan, S., Somavarapu, Satyanarayana and Zariwala, M. 2020. N-Acetylcysteine Nanocarriers Protect against Oxidative Stress in a Cellular Model of Parkinson's Disease. Antioxidants. 9 (7), p. 600. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9070600

Co-Administration of Iron and a Bioavailable Curcumin Supplement Increases Serum BDNF Levels in Healthy Adults

Journal article

Lorinczova, H., Fitzsimons, O., Mursaleen, L., Renshaw, D., Begum, G. and Zariwala, M. 2020. Co-Administration of Iron and a Bioavailable Curcumin Supplement Increases Serum BDNF Levels in Healthy Adults. Antioxidants. 9 (8) 645. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9080645

Morphological and molecular characterization of an African freshwater fish trypanosome, including its development in a leech vector

Journal article

Smit, Nico J, Joubert, Adri, Lawton, Scott P, Hayes, Polly M and Cook, Courtney A 2020. Morphological and molecular characterization of an African freshwater fish trypanosome, including its development in a leech vector. International Journal for Parasitology. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.06.004

Generation of High Dose Inhalable Effervescent Dispersions against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms.

Journal article

Mohammed, Aram, Zurek, Jakub, Madueke, Somto, Al-Kassimy, Hareir, Yaqoob, Muhammad, Houacine, Chahinez, Ferraz, Amina, Kalgudi, Rachith, Zariwala, Mohammed Gulrez, Hawkins, Nicholas and Al-Obaidi, H. 2020. Generation of High Dose Inhalable Effervescent Dispersions against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms. Pharmaceutical Research. 37 (8), p. 150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11095-020-02878-w

Development of an electroactive aerobic biocathode for microbial fuel cell applications

Journal article

Mani, P., Fidal Kumar, V.T., Bowman, K., Chandra, T.S., Keshavarz, T. and Kyazze, G. 2020. Development of an electroactive aerobic biocathode for microbial fuel cell applications. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 12 (5), pp. 607-612. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12871

Investigating Physical and Chemical Interaction of Aspergillus terreus Spores for Changes in Morphology and Physiology

PhD thesis

Merchant, M. 2020. Investigating Physical and Chemical Interaction of Aspergillus terreus Spores for Changes in Morphology and Physiology. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Emerging roles of melanocortin receptor accessory proteins (MRAP and MRAP2) in physiology and pathophysiology.

Journal article

Berruien, N. and Smith, C.L. 2020. Emerging roles of melanocortin receptor accessory proteins (MRAP and MRAP2) in physiology and pathophysiology. Gene. 757 144949. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2020.144949

Recommended resources for oxidative stress and dietary antioxidants in neurological diseases

Book chapter

Rajendram, R., Patel, V. and Preedy, V.R. 2020. Recommended resources for oxidative stress and dietary antioxidants in neurological diseases. in: Martin, C.R. and Preedy, V.R. (ed.) Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants in Neurological Diseases Academic Press. pp. 393-397

Naturally-Occurring Autoantibodies to Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) and its Subunits in Ovarian cyst Patients

Journal article

Chikadze, N., Tevzadze, M., Janelidze, M. and Porakishvili, N. 2020. Naturally-Occurring Autoantibodies to Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) and its Subunits in Ovarian cyst Patients. Georgian Medical News. 298, pp. 100-105.

Elevated levels of naturally occurring autoantibodies to human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) β core fragment in a female patient with thyroid follicular adenoma: Case report

Journal article

Chikadze, N., Tevzadze, M., Gachechiladze, N. and Porakishvili, N. 2020. Elevated levels of naturally occurring autoantibodies to human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) β core fragment in a female patient with thyroid follicular adenoma: Case report. Georgian Medical News. 299, pp. 106-110.

Normalized indices derived from visceral adipose mass assessed by MRI and their correlation with markers for insulin resistance and prediabetes

Journal article

Machann, J., Stefan, N., Wagner, R., Fritsche, A., Bell, J.D., Whitcher, B., Häring, H.U., Birkenfeld, A., Nikolaou, K., Schick, F. and Thomas, E.L. 2020. Normalized indices derived from visceral adipose mass assessed by MRI and their correlation with markers for insulin resistance and prediabetes. Nutrients. 12 (7) 2064. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12072064

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., Sabatke, B., Rossi, I., Feijoli, V., Macedo, J., Evans-Osses, I., Palmisano, G., Lange, S. and Ramirez, M.I. 2020. Peptidylarginine Deiminase inhibition abolishes the production of large extracellular vesicles from Giardia intestinalis, affecting host-pathogen interactions by hindering adhesion to host cells. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 10, p. 417 https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2020.00417. https://doi.org/10.1101/586438

The effect of astaxanthin supplementation on performance and fat oxidation during a 40 km cycling time trial

Journal article

Brown, D.R., Warner, A.R., Deb, S., Gough, L.A., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L.R. 2020. The effect of astaxanthin supplementation on performance and fat oxidation during a 40 km cycling time trial. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2020.06.017

Late changes in blood-brain barrier permeability in a rat tMCAO model of stroke detected by gadolinium-enhanced MRI

Journal article

Morgan, C.A., Mesquita, M., Ashioti, M., Beech, J.S., Williams, S.C.R., Irving, E. and Cash, D. 2020. Late changes in blood-brain barrier permeability in a rat tMCAO model of stroke detected by gadolinium-enhanced MRI. Neurological Research. 42 (10), pp. 844-852. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/01616412.2020.1786637

“As soon as you’ve been there, it makes it personal”: The experience of healthcare staff shadowing patients at the end of life.

Journal article

Goodrich, J., Ridge, Damien T. and Cartwright, T. 2020. “As soon as you’ve been there, it makes it personal”: The experience of healthcare staff shadowing patients at the end of life. Health Expectations. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.13107

Comparison of the Influence of 45S5 and Cu-Containing 45S5 Bioactive Glass (BG) on the Biological Properties of Novel Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)/BG Composites

Journal article

Schuhladen, K., Lukasiewicz, B., Basnett, P., Roy, I. and Boccaccini, A.R. 2020. Comparison of the Influence of 45S5 and Cu-Containing 45S5 Bioactive Glass (BG) on the Biological Properties of Novel Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)/BG Composites. Materials. 13 (11) 2607. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13112607

Antimicrobial Materials with Lime Oil and a Poly (3-hydroxyalkanoate) Produced via Valorisation of Sugar Cane Molasses

Journal article

Basnett, P., Marcello, E., Lukasiewicz, B., Nigmatullin, R., Paxinou, A., Ahmad, M.A., Gurumayum , B. and Roy, I. 2020. Antimicrobial Materials with Lime Oil and a Poly (3-hydroxyalkanoate) Produced via Valorisation of Sugar Cane Molasses. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 11 (2) 24. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfb11020024

Cancer cells grown in 3D under fluid flow exhibit an aggressive phenotype and reduced responsiveness to the anti-cancer treatment doxorubicin

Journal article

Azimi, T., Loizidou, M. and Dwek, M. 2020. Cancer cells grown in 3D under fluid flow exhibit an aggressive phenotype and reduced responsiveness to the anti-cancer treatment doxorubicin. Scientific Reports. 10 (1) 12020. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68999-9

Effects of Quorum Quenchers on Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia Aggregation, Adhesion to Surfaces, and Biofilm Formation

PhD thesis

Tamimi, R. 2020. Effects of Quorum Quenchers on Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia Aggregation, Adhesion to Surfaces, and Biofilm Formation. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Putative Roles for Peptidylarginine Deiminases in COVID-19

Journal article

Arisan, E.D., Uysal Onganer, P. and Lange, S. 2020. Putative Roles for Peptidylarginine Deiminases in COVID-19. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21 (13) 4662. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21134662

Extracellular Vesicles and Post-translational Protein Deimination Signatures in Haemolymph of the American Lobster (Homarus americanus)

Journal article

Bowden, T.J., Kraev, I. and Lange, S. 2020. Extracellular Vesicles and Post-translational Protein Deimination Signatures in Haemolymph of the American Lobster (Homarus americanus) . Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 106, pp. 79-102 FSIM-D-20-00642. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2020.06.053

Editorial: Exercise as a Countermeasure to Human Aging

Edited issue

Elliott, B., Hayes, L., Hughes, D. and Burtscher, M. 2020. Editorial: Exercise as a Countermeasure to Human Aging. Frontiers in Physiology. 11 883. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2020.00883

Comparable Endocrine and Neuromuscular Adaptations to Variable vs. Constant Gravity-Dependent Resistance Training Among Young Women

Journal article

Arazi, H., Salek, L., Nikfal, E., Izadi, M., Tufano, J., Elliott, B. and Brughelli, M. 2020. Comparable Endocrine and Neuromuscular Adaptations to Variable vs. Constant Gravity-Dependent Resistance Training Among Young Women. BMC Translational Medicine. 18 (239) 239 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-020-02411-y

The combined impact of sauerkraut with Leuconostoc mesenteroides to enhance immunomodulatory activity in Escherichia coli-infected mice

Journal article

Zubaidah, E., Susanti, I., Yuwono, S.S., Rahayu, A.P., Srianta, I. and Tewfik, I. 2020. The combined impact of sauerkraut with Leuconostoc mesenteroides to enhance immunomodulatory activity in Escherichia coli-infected mice. European Food Research and Technology. 246 (8), pp. 1889-1893. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00217-020-03540-w

Predicting and elucidating the etiology of fatty liver disease: A machine learning modeling and validation study in the IMI DIRECT cohorts

Journal article

Atabaki-Pasdar, N., Ohlsson, M., Viñuela, A., Frau, F., Pomares-Millan, H., Haid, M., Jones, A., Thomas, E.L., Koivula, R., Kurbasic, A., Mutie, P., Fitipaldi, H., Fernandez, J., Dawed, A., Giordano, G., Forgie, I., McDonald, T., Rutters, F., Cederberg, H., Chabanova, E., Dale, M., Masi, F., Thomas, C., Allin, K., Hansen, T., Heggie, A., Hong, M., Elders, P., Kennedy, G., Kokkola, T., Pedersen, H., Mahajan, A., McEvoy, D., Pattou, F., Raverdy, V., Häussler, R., Sharma, S., Thomsen, H., Vangipurapu, J., Vestergaard, H., ‘t Hart, L., Adamski, J., Musholt, P., Brage, S., Brunak, S., Dermitzakis, E., Frost, G., Hansen, T., Laakso, M., Pedersen, O., Ridderstråle, M., Ruetten, H., Hattersley, A., Walker, M., Beulens, J., Mari, A., Schwenk, J., Gupta, R., McCarthy, M., Pearson, E., Bell, J.D., Pavo, I. and Franks, P. 2020. Predicting and elucidating the etiology of fatty liver disease: A machine learning modeling and validation study in the IMI DIRECT cohorts. PLoS Medicine. 17 (6) e1003149. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003149

Applying critical systems thinking to social prescribing: a relational model of stakeholder “buy-in”

Journal article

Fixsen, Alison, Seers, H. and Polley, M.J. 2020. Applying critical systems thinking to social prescribing: a relational model of stakeholder “buy-in”. BMC Health Services Research. 20 (80) 580. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05443-8

Excessive iron accumulation mediated oxidative stress and β-cell dysfunction via perturbations of insulin secretion in MIN6 cells

PhD thesis

Blesia, V. 2020. Excessive iron accumulation mediated oxidative stress and β-cell dysfunction via perturbations of insulin secretion in MIN6 cells. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences


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