Department of Biological and Geographical Sciences

  • United Kingdom

Research Output

2016

The Human Smoothened Inhibitor PF-04449913 Induced Exit from Quiescence and Loss of Multipotent Drosphila Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells

Giordani, G., Barraco, M., Giangrande, A., Martinelli, G., Guadagnuolo, V., Simonetti, G., Perini, G. & Bernardoni, R., 28 Jul 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 34, p. 55313-55327 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

The multiple assemblies of VDAC: From conformational heterogeneity to β-aggregation and amyloid formation

Boulbrima, A., Temple, D. & Psakis, G., 15 Oct 2016, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 44, 5, p. 1531-1540 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Third molar development by measurements of open apices in an Italian sample of living subjects

De Luca, S., Pacifici, A., Pacifici, L., Polimeni, A., Fischetto, S. G., Velandia Palacio, L. A., Vanin, S. & Cameriere, R., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 38, p. 36-42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Third molar maturity index by measurements of open apices in a Libyan sample of living subjects

Dardouri, A. A. K., Cameriere, R., De Luca, S. & Vanin, S., Oct 2016, In : Forensic Science International. 267, p. 230.e1-230.e6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Use of digestate from a decentralized on-farm biogas plant as fertilizer in soils: An ecotoxicological study for future indicators in risk and life cycle assessment

Pivato, A., Vanin, S., Raga, R., Lavagnolo, M. C., Barausse, A., Rieple, A., Laurent, A. & Cossu, R., 1 Mar 2016, In : Waste Management. 49, p. 378-389 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)
2015

A genetic contribution from the Far East into Ashkenazi Jews via the ancient Silk Road

Tian, J. Y., Wang, H. W., Li, Y. C., Zhang, W., Yao, Y. G., Van Straten, J., Richards, M. B. & Kong, Q. P., 11 Feb 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 8377.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of phenazepam and 3-hydroxyphenazepam in post-mortem fluids and tissues

Crichton, M. L., Shenton, C. F., Drummond, G., Beer, L. J., Seetohul, L. N. & Maskell, P. D., Oct 2015, In : Drug Testing and Analysis. 7, 10, p. 926-36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

An approach to modelling the impact of 14C release from reactor graphite in a geological disposal facility

Doulgeris, C., Humphreys, P. & Rout, S., Dec 2015, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 79, 6, p. 1495-1503

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Anoxic Biodegradation of Isosaccharinic Acids at Alkaline pH by Natural Microbial Communities

Rout, S. P., Charles, C. J., Doulgeris, C., Mccarthy, A. J., Rooks, D. J., Loughnane, J. P., Laws, A. P. & Humphreys, P. N., 14 Sep 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 9, e0137682.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeogenetics

Pala, M., Soares, P., Chaubey, G. & Richards, M., May 2015, The Cambridge World History: Volume 2: A World with Agriculture, 12,000 BCE - 500 CE. Barker, G. & Goucher, C. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Vol. 2. p. 1-25

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A systematic comparison of antimicrobial wound dressings using a planktonic cell and an immobilized cell model

Shoukat, K., Pilling, S., Rout, S., Bradbury, J. & Humphreys, P., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 119, 6, p. 1552-1560

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterising the fluctuation of microRNA expression throughout a full menstrual cycle

Bexon, K. & Williams, G., 1 Dec 2015, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series. 5, p. e264-e266 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Differentiating between monozygotic twins through DNA methylation-specific high-resolution melt curve analysis

Stewart, L., Evans, N., Bexon, K. J., van der Meer, D. J. & Williams, G. A., 2015, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 476, p. 36-39 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Draft Genome Sequence of the Biofilm-Forming Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Strain 53

Akbar, S., Rout, S. P. & Humphreys, P. N., 16 Apr 2015, In : Genome Announcements. 3, 2, p. e00312-15 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Drosophila circadian rhythms in seminatural environments: Summer afternoon component is not an artifact and requires TrpA1 channels

Green, E. W., O'Callaghan, E. K., Hansen, C. N., Bastianello, S., Bhutani, S., Vanin, S., Costa, R. & Kyriacou, C. P., 14 Jul 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 28, p. 8702-8707 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Excavation and Study of Skeletal Remains from a World War I Mass Grave

Gaudio, D., Betto, A., Vanin, S., De Guio, A., Galassi, A. & Cattaneo, C., 1 Sep 2015, In : International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 25, 5, p. 585-592 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic Entomology and the Estimation of the Minimum Time Since Death in Indoor Cases

Bugelli, V., Forni, D., Bassi, L. A., Di Paolo, M., Marra, D., Lenzi, S., Toni, C., Giusiani, M., Domenici, R., Gherardi, M. & Vanin, S., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60, 2, p. 525-531 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

From pre-induction to graduation: supporting non-traditional learners in maths and academic skills

Din, R. & Corley, C., 2 Jul 2015, Collaborate to Widen Participation: To, Through and Beyond Higher Education. Hill, M., Hudson, A., Mckendry, S., Raven, N., Saunders, D., Storan, J. & Ward, T. (eds.). London: Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE), p. 239-248 10 p.

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

Genetic stratigraphy of key demographic events in Arabia

Fernandes, V., Triska, P., Pereira, J. B., Alshamali, F., Rito, T., Machado, A., Fajkošová, Z., Cavadas, B., Černý, V., Soares, P., Richards, M. B. & Pereira, L., 4 Mar 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 3, e0118625.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of pH on mechanical relaxations in high solids LM-pectin preparations

Alba, K., Kasapis, S. & Kontogiorgos, V., 20 Aug 2015, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 127, p. 182-188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of acetylated LM-pectins extracted from okra pods

Alba, K., Laws, A. P. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Jan 2015, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 43, p. 726-735 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

Loss of AQP3 protein expression is associated with worse progression-free and cancer-specific survival in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Rubenwolf, P., Thomas, C., Denzinger, S., Hartmann, A., Burger, M., Georgopoulos, N. T. & Otto, W., 1 Dec 2015, In : World Journal of Urology. 33, 12, p. 1959-1964 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Mitogenomes from Egyptian cattle breeds: New clues on the origin of haplogroup Q and the early spread of Bos taurus from the Near East

Olivieri, A., Gandini, F., Achilli, A., Fichera, A., Rizzi, E., Bonfiglio, S., Battaglia, V., Brandini, S., De Gaetano, A., El-Beltagi, A., Lancioni, H., Agha, S., Semino, O., Ferretti, L. & Torroni, A., 29 Oct 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 10, e0141170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Mosaic maternal ancestry in the Great Lakes region of East Africa

Gomes, V., Pala, M., Salas, A., Álvarez-Iglesias, V., Amorim, A., Gómez-Carballa, A., Carracedo, Á., Clarke, D. J., Hill, C., Mormina, M., Shaw, M-A., Dunne, D. W., Pereira, R., Pereira, V., Prata, M. J., Sánchez-Diz, P., Rito, T., Soares, P., Gusmão, L. & Richards, M. B., Sep 2015, In : Human Genetics. 134, 9, p. 1013-27 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Nefopam Hydrochloride: A Fatal Overdose

Seetohul, L. N., De Paoli, G., Drummond, G. & Maskell, P. D., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 39, 6, p. 486-489 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Performing body fluid identification with microRNAs using capillary electrophoresis

van der Meer, D. J. & Williams, G. A., 1 Dec 2015, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series. 5, p. e592-e594

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Period and timeless mRNA Splicing Profiles under Natural Conditions in Drosophila melanogaster

Montelli, S., Mazzotta, G., Vanin, S., Caccin, L., Corrà, S., De Pittà, C., Boothroyd, C., Green, E. W., Kyriacou, C. P. & Costa, R., 4 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Biological Rhythms. 30, 3, p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Phenazepam: More information coming in from the cold

Lomas, E. C. & Maskell, P. D., 1 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 36, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Purifying Selection of mtDNA and the Shape of Human Evolution

Pala, M., 1 Nov 2015, In : Human Mutation. 36, 11, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Report of the 2015 British Society for Protist Biology Spring Meeting

Carr, M., 1 Oct 2015, In : European Journal of Protistology. 51, 5, p. 507-508 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soilwater Conductivity Analysis to Date and Locate Clandestine Graves of Homicide Victims

Pringle, J. K., Cassella, J. P., Jervis, J. R., Williams, A., Cross, P. & Cassidy, N. J., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60, 4, p. 1052-1060 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of the Helicase Domain of DNA Polymerase Theta Reveals a Possible Role in the Microhomology-Mediated End-Joining Pathway

Newman, J. A., Cooper, C. D. O., Aitkenhead, H. & Gileadi, O., 1 Dec 2015, In : Structure. 23, 12, p. 2319-2330 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

The Borrelia afzelii outer membrane protein BAPKO0422 binds human Factor-H and is predicted to form a membrane-spanning beta-barrel

Dyer, A., Brown, G., Stejskal, L., Laity, P. R. & Bingham, R., 1 Aug 2015, In : Bioscience Reports. 35, 4, p. e00240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

The parallel lives of polysaccharides in food and pharmaceutical formulations

Kontogiorgos, V., Smith, A. M. & Morris, G. A., 1 Aug 2015, In : Current Opinion in Food Science. 4, p. 13-18 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Citations (Scopus)

Volatile substance abuse: Fatal overdose with dimethylether

Seetohul, L. N., De Paoli, G. & Maskell, P. D., 2015, In : Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 39, 5, p. 415 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

When is a beer not a beer: Iso-α-acids not necessarily proof of ethanol consumption?

Maskell, P. D., Hughes, P. S. & Maskell, D. L., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 39, 2, p. 160 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Whole mitochondrial genomes unveil the impact of domestication on goat matrilineal variability

Colli, L., Lancioni, H., Cardinali, I., Olivieri, A., Capodiferro, M. R., Pellecchia, M., Rzepus, M., Zamani, W., Naderi, S., Gandini, F., Vahidi, S. M. F., Agha, S., Randi, E., Battaglia, V., Sardina, M. T., Portolano, B., Rezaei, H. R., Lymberakis, P., Boyer, F., Coissac, E. & 4 others, Pompanon, F., Taberlet, P., Ajmone Marsan, P. & Achilli, A., 29 Dec 2015, In : BMC Genomics. 16, 1, 1115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)
2014

An evaluation of the infection control potential of a UV clinical podiatry unit

Humphreys, P. N., Davies, C. S. & Rout, S., 1 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

An evolutionary ratchet leading to loss of elongation factors in eukaryotes

Atkinson, G. C., Kuzmenko, A., Chicherin, I., Soosaar, A., Tenson, T., Carr, M., Kamenski, P. & Hauryliuk, V., 24 Feb 2014, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14, 1, 35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
24 Citations (Scopus)

Applicability of Heavy-Metal Phytoextraction in United Arab Emirates: An Investigation of Candidate Species

Alyazouri, A., Jewsbury, R., Tayim, H., Humphreys, P. & Al-sayah, M. H., Jan 2014, In : Soil and Sediment Contamination. 23, 5, p. 557-570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of compost quality for its environmentally safe use by means of an ecotoxicological test on a soil organism

Pivato, A., Raga, R., Vanin, S. & Rossi, M., 2014, In : Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. 16, 4, p. 763-774 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Biodegradation of the alkaline cellulose degradation products generated during radioactive waste disposal

Rout, S. P., Radford, J., Laws, A. P., Sweeney, F., Elmekawy, A., Gillie, L. J. & Humphreys, P. N., 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 9, p. e107433

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)