Department of Biological and Geographical Sciences

  • United Kingdom

Research Output 2001 2020

2020

Effects of Blackcurrant Fibre on Dough Physical Properties and Bread Quality Characteristics

Alba, K., Rizou, T., Paraskevopoulou, A., Campbell, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 20 Jan 2020, In : Food Biophysics. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

black currants
Bread
dough
breads
pomace

Functional validity, role, and implications of heavy alcohol consumption genetic loci

Thompson, A., Cook, J., Choquet, H., Jorgenson, E., Yin, J., Kinnunen, T., Barclay, J., Morris, A. P. & Pirmohamed, M., 15 Jan 2020, In : Science advances. 6, 3, 12 p., eaay5034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Genetic Loci
Alcohol Drinking
Alcohols
Gout
Caenorhabditis elegans

Greedy parabolics: Wind flow direction within the deflation basin of parabolic dunes is governed by deflation basin width and depth

Smyth, T., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Jackson, D., Yurk, B. & Rooney, P., 23 Jan 2020, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
deflation
dune
landform
wind direction
basin

Impacts of climate change on Arctic sea ice

Hwang, B. P., Aksenov, Y., Blockley, E., Tsamados, M., Brown, T., Landy, J., Stevens, D. & Wilkinson, J., 15 Jan 2020, In : MCCIP Science Review. 2020, p. 208-227 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
sea ice
ice
climate change
marine ecosystem
fishing industry

Radical mobilities

Davidson, AC., 10 Jan 2020, In : Progress in Human Geography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ontology
semiotics
migration
geography
energy

Revisiting Bromohexitols as a Novel Class of Microenvironment-Activated Prodrugs for Cancer Therapy

Johansson, H., Hussain, O., Allison, S. J., Robinson, T. V., Phillips, R. & Pedersen, D. S., 17 Jan 2020, In : ChemMedChem. 15, 2, p. 228-235 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prodrugs
Neoplasms
Stereochemistry
Drug Design
Physiology

Scientists' warning to humanity on insect extinctions

Cardoso, P., Barton, P., Birkhofer, K., Chichorro, F., Deacon, C., Fartmann, T., Fukushima, C., Gaigher, R., Habel, J. C., Hallmann, C., Hill, M., Hochkirch, A., Kwak, M., Mammola, S., Ari Noriega, J., Orfinger, A., Pedraza, F., Pryke, J., Roque, F., Settele, J. & 5 others, Simaika, J., Stork, N., Suhling, F., Vorster, C. & Samways, M., 9 Feb 2020, In : Biological Conservation. 242, 12 p., 108426.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
extinction
insect
insects
degradation
ecological function

Solutions for humanity on how to conserve insects

Samways, M., Barton, P., Birkhofer, K., Chichorro, F., Deacon, C., Fartmann, T., Fukushima, C., Gaigher, R., Habel, J., Hallmann, C., Hill, M., Hochkirch, A., Kaila, L., Kwak, M., Maes, D., Mammola, S., Ari Noriega, J., Orfinger, A., Pedraza, F., Pryke, J. & 7 others, Roque, F., Settele, J., Simaika, J., Stork, N., Suhling, F., Vorster, C. & Cardoso, P., 9 Feb 2020, In : Biological Conservation. 15 p., 108427.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
insect
insects
biodiversity
agroecology
sustainable forestry

Structural characterisation of two medium molecular mass exopolysaccharides produced by the bacterium Lactobacillus fermentum Lf2

Ahmed, H., Ransom-Jones, E., Sadiq, S., Vitlic, A., Mclay, N., Rojas, M., Ale, E. C., Binetti, A. G., Collett, A., Humphreys, P. & Laws, A., 1 Feb 2020, In : Carbohydrate Research. 488, 7 p., 107909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus fermentum
Mass Media
Molecular mass
Polysaccharides
Bacteria
2019
4 Citations (Scopus)

A dispersal of Homo sapiens from southern to eastern Africa immediately preceded the out-of-Africa migration

Rito, T., Vieira, D., Soares Da Silva, M., Conde-Sousa, E., Pereira, L., Mellars, P., Richards, M. & Soares, P., 18 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 4728.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
refuge
climate conditions
flowering
Africa
coast

A genomic survey of transposable elements in the choanoflagellate Salpingoeca rosetta reveals selection on codon usage

Southworth, J., Grace, C., Marron, A., Fatima, N. & Carr, M., 23 Nov 2019, In : Mobile DNA. 10, 19 p., 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Choanoflagellata
DNA Transposable Elements
Codon
Retroelements
Genome
Radioactive Waste
Radioactive wastes
repository
radioactive waste
Uncertainty
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ancient pigs reveal a near-complete genomic turnover following their introduction to Europe

Frantz, L. A. F., Haile, J., Lin, A. T., Scheu, A., Geörg, C., Benecke, N., Alexander, M., Linderholm, A., Mullin, V. E., Daly, K. G., Battista, V. M., Price, M., Gron, K. J., Alexandri, P., Arbogast, R. M., Arbuckle, B., Bǎlǎşescu, A., Barnett, R., Bartosiewicz, L., Baryshnikov, G. & 80 others, Bonsall, C., Borić, D., Boroneanţ, A., Bulatović, J., Çakirlar, C., Carretero, J. M., Chapman, J., Church, M., Crooijmans, R., De Cupere, B., Detry, C., Dimitrijevic, V., Dumitraşcu, V., Du Plessis, L., Edwards, C. J., Erek, C. M., Erim-Özdoǧan, A., Ervynck, A., Fulgione, D., Gligor, M., Götherström, A., Gourichon, L., Groenen, M. A. M., Helmer, D., Hongo, H., Horwitz, L. K., Irving-Pease, E. K., Lebrasseur, O., Lesur, J., Malone, C., Manaseryan, N., Marciniak, A., Martlew, H., Mashkour, M., Matthews, R., Matuzeviciute, G. M., Maziar, S., Meijaard, E., McGovern, T., Megens, H. J., Miller, R., Mohaseb, A. F., Orschiedt, J., Orton, D., Papathanasiou, A., Pearson, M. P., Pinhasi, R., Radmanović, D., Ricaut, F. X., Richards, M., Sabin, R., Sarti, L., Schier, W., Sheikhi, S., Stephan, E., Stewart, J. R., Stoddart, S., Tagliacozzo, A., Tasić, N., Trantalidou, K., Tresset, A., Valdiosera, C., Van Den Hurk, Y., Van Poucke, S., Vigne, J. D., Yanevich, A., Zeeb-Lanz, A., Triantafyllidis, A., Gilbert, M. T. P., Schibler, J., Rowley-Conwy, P., Zeder, M., Peters, J., Cucchi, T., Bradley, D. G., Dobney, K., Burger, J., Evin, A., Girdland-Flink, L. & Larson, G., 27 Aug 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 35, p. 17231-17238 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sus scrofa
Swine
Middle East
Mitochondrial DNA
Gene Flow

An Efficient and User-Friendly Implementation of the Founder Analysis Methodology

Vieira, D., Almeida, M., Richards, M. B. & Soares, P., 22 Jun 2019, Practical Applications of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: 13th International Conference, PACBB 2019. Mohamad, M. S., Zaki, N., Castellanos-Garzón, J. A., Fdez-Riverola, F. & Rocha, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 121-128 8 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 1005).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

User interfaces
DNA
Pipelines

Are all rivers equal? The role of education in attitudes towards temporary and perennial rivers

Leigh, C., Boersma, K., Galatowitsch, M., Milner, V. & Stubbington, R., 1 Jun 2019, In : People and Nature. 1, 2, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
education
river
teaching
ecosystem service
student
Open Access
Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Peptides and Proteins
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Reactive Oxygen Species
CD40 Ligand
Apoptosis

CFD flow dynamics over model scarps and slopes

Hesp, P. & Smyth, T., 23 Dec 2019, In : Physical Geography. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vortex
wind direction
dune
sediment transport
beach

Characterisation of the anti-migratory activity of the 6-bromoindirubin-3’oxime (BIO) derivative VTIND42 in patient-derived GBM subpopulations

Peat, S., Bruning-Richardson, A., Meijer, L., Lawler, S., Thiery, V. & Morton, R., 12 Oct 2019, In : Neuro-Oncology. 21, S4, p. 6-7 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Solubility
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3
Stress Fibers
Drug Combinations
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and Identification of Puparia of Hydrotaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera Muscidae) from Forensic and Archaeological Contexts

Giordani, G., Grzywacz, A. & Vanin, S., 8 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 56, 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrotaea
Muscidae
puparium
Diptera
Insects
Confocal microscopy
Image resolution
Confocal Microscopy
Tumors
Assays

Chemically induced neurite-like outgrowth reveals a multicellular network function in patient-derived glioblastoma cells

da Silva, B., Irving, B., Polson, E. S., Droop, A., Griffiths, H., Mathew, R. K., Stead, L., Marrison, J., Williams, C., Williams, J., Short, S. C., Scarcia, M., O'Toole, P., Allison, S. J., Mavria, G. & Wurdak, H., 10 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cell Science. 132, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioblastoma
Radiation
Neoplastic Stem Cells
Protein-Serine-Threonine Kinases
Brain Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss: The Use of Biomarkers for Predicting Alopecic Severity and Treatment Efficacy

Haslam, I. S. & Smart, E., 17 Apr 2019, In : Biomarker Insights. 14, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chemotherapy
Alopecia
Biomarkers
Drug Therapy
Cooling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cholesterol homeostasis: links to hair follicle biology and hair disorders

Palmer, M. A., Blakeborough, L., Harries, M. & Haslam, I. S., 1 Jul 2019, In : Experimental Dermatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hair Follicle
Homeostasis
Cholesterol
Alopecia
Hypertrichosis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Crime Scene and Body Alterations caused by Arthropods: Implications in Death Investigation.

Vanin, S., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Legal Medicine. 133, 1, p. 307-316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Arthropods
Crime
Artifacts
Clothing
Cadaver
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary Fibre from Berry‐Processing waste and its impact on bread structure: A review

Alba, J., Campbell, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 9, p. 4189-4199 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Bread
Dietary Fiber
breads
dietary fiber
Fruit
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discovery of selective, antimetastatic and anti-cancer stem cell metallohelices via post-assembly modification

Song, H., Rogers, N., Allison, S. J., Brabec, V., Bridgewater, H., Kostrhunova, H., Markova, L., Phillips, R., Pinder, E., Shepherd, S., Young, L., Zajac, J. & Scott, P., 7 Oct 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 37, p. 8547-8557 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stem cells
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Ouabain
Self assembly
Adenosine Triphosphatases

Ecological effects of a supra‑seasonal drought on macroinvertebrate communities differ between near‑perennial and ephemeral river reaches

Hill, M., Mathers, K., Little, S., Worrall, T., Gunn, J. & Wood, P., 1 Oct 2019, In : Aquatic Sciences. 81, 4, 62.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

macroinvertebrates
macroinvertebrate
drought
rivers
recolonization
3 Citations (Scopus)

Empowering students by enhancing their employability skills

Scott, F. J., Connell, P., Thomson, L. A. & Willison, D., 28 May 2019, In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 43, 5, p. 692-707 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
employability
student
honor
confidence
graduate
2 Citations (Scopus)
macroinvertebrates
macroinvertebrate
environmental factor
pond
biodiversity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental necrophagous fauna selection in a funerary hypogeal context: The putridarium of the Franciscan monastery of Azzio (northern Italy)

Pradelli, J., Rossetti, C., Tuccia, F., Giordani, G., Licata, M., Birkhoff, J. M., Verzeletti, A. & Vanin, S., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 24, p. 683-692 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monastic order
Italy
animal
community
recycling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental evaluation on the applicability of necrobiome analysis in forensic veterinary science

Tuccia, F., Zurgani, E., Bortolini, S. & Vanin, S., 1 Sep 2019, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 8, 9, 16 p., e00828.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Forensic Sciences
Domestic Animals
Entomology
Body Regions
Wild Animals

Expression, purification and metal utilization of recombinant SodA from Borrelia burgdorferi

Brown, G., Broxham, A. H., Cherrington, S. E., Thomas, D. C., Dyer, A., Stejskal, L. & Bingham, R. J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Protein Expression and Purification. 163, 6 p., 105447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Borrelia burgdorferi
Superoxide Dismutase
Borrelia
Metals
Relapsing Fever
2 Citations (Scopus)

Extrusion Processing of Raw Food Materials and by-products: A Review

Offiah, V., Kontogiorgos, V. & Falade, K., 11 Oct 2019, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 59, 18, p. 2979-2998 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
raw foods
extrusion
byproducts
Food Handling
Extrusion

Fabrication and characterisation of metal-doped pectin films

Kalathaki, I., Alba, J., Muhamedsalih, H. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 92, p. 259-266 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
films (materials)
pectins
Metals
metals
Fabrication
1 Citation (Scopus)

FGFR1 Expression and Role in Migration in Low and High Grade Pediatric Gliomas

Egbivwie, N., Cockle, J. V., Humphries, M., Ismail, A., Esteves, F., Karakoula, K., Morton, R., Warr, T., Short, S. C. & Bruning-Richardson, A., 13 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Oncology. 9, MAR, 17 p., 103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Receptor, Fibroblast Growth Factor, Type 1
Glioma
Pediatrics
Neoplasms
Cell Line
Open Access
ecohydrology
terrestrial ecosystem
aquatic ecosystem
rivers
river

Genomic Insights Into A Novel, Alkalitolerant Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria, Azonexus sp. Strain ZS02.

Salah, Z., Charles, C., Humphreys, P., Laws, A. & Rout, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Genomics. 7, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Nitrogen
Genes
Antiporters
Genome Size
3 Citations (Scopus)

Habitat-specific invertebrate responses to hydrological variability, anthropogenic flow alterations and hydraulic conditions

White, J., Krajenbrink, H., Hill, M., Hannah, D., House, A. & Wood, P., Mar 2019, In : Freshwater Biology. 64, 3, p. 555-576 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fluid mechanics
invertebrate
invertebrates
hydraulics
habitat

Highly Branched Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Functionalized with an Inducer Molecule Suppresses Quorum Sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum

Shepherd, J., Swift, T., Chang, C-Y., Boyne, J., Rimmer, S. & Martin, W., 29 Jul 2019, In : Chemical Communications. 55, 66, p. 9765-9768 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional materials
Biofilms
Antibiotics
Assays
Polymers

Historic development of heavy metal contamination into the Firth of Thames, New Zealand

Boehnert, S., Ruiz Soto, S., Fox, B. R. S., Yokoyama, Y. & Hebbeln, D., 27 Nov 2019, In : Geo-Marine Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heavy metals
Sediments
Contamination
zinc
heavy metal
2 Citations (Scopus)

How freshwater biomonitoring tools vary sub-seasonally reflects temporary river flow regimes

White, J., Armitage, P., Bass, J., Chadd, R., Hill, M., Mathers, K., Little, S. & Wood, P., 1 Oct 2019, In : River Research and Applications. 35, 8, p. 1325-1337 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biomonitoring
river flow
Rivers
Drought
invertebrate

Identification of decomposition volatile organic compounds from surface-deposited and submerged porcine remains

Irish, L., Rennie, S., Parkes, G. & Williams, A., 1 Sep 2019, In : Science and Justice. 59, 5, p. 503-515 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
Cadaver
Swine
Dogs
Water

Inhibition of ATP binding cassette transporter B1 sensitizes human hair follicles to chemotherapy-induced damage

Smart, E., Farjo, N., Farjo, B., Haslam, I. S. & Paus, R., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Dermatological Science. 95, 1, p. 44-47 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

In-Situ Biofilm Formation in Hyper Alkaline Environments

Charles, C., Rout, S., Wormald, R., Laws, A., Jackson, B. R., Boxall, S. A. & Humphreys, P., 28 May 2019, In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 36, 5, p. 405-411 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
alkaline environment
Biofilms
biofilm
Sugars
Proteobacteria
3 Citations (Scopus)
Lactobacillus fermentum
Glucans
Molecular mass
Blood Cells
Blood

Isolation and characterization of a novel exopolysaccharide secreted by Lactobacillus mucosae VG1.

Fagunwa, O., Ahmed, H., Sadiq, S., Humphreys, P., Mclay, N. & Laws, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Carbohydrate Research. 484, 8 p., 107781.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus
Mucous Membrane
Vegetarian Diet
Size exclusion chromatography
Molecular mass
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maternal relationships within an Iron Age burial at the High Pasture Cave, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Dulias, K., Birch, S., Wilson, J. F., Justeau, P., Gandini, F., Flaquer, A., Soares, P., Richards, M. B., Pala, M. & Edwards, C. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 110, 104978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

funeral
infant
interpretation
evidence
Burial
2 Citations (Scopus)

Metabarcoding to investigate changes in soil microbial communities within forensic burial contexts

Procopio, N., Ghignone, S., Williams, A., Chamberlain, A., Mello, A. & Buckley, M., 1 Mar 2019, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 39, p. 73-85 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Burial
Soil
Acidobacteria
Bacteroidetes
Proteobacteria

Netherton syndrome previously misdiagnosed as hyper IgE syndrome caused by a probable mutation in SPINK5

Öyzurt, K., Atasoy, M., Ertaş, R., Ulaş, Y., Akkuş, M. R., Kiraz, A. & Hennies, H. C., 1 Dec 2019, In : Turkish Journal of Pediatrics. 61, 4, p. 604-607 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Netherton Syndrome
Job Syndrome
Diagnostic Errors
Ichthyosis
Eczema