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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

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

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
3 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

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
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
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
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
2 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

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

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

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

Novel Minor Groove Binders cure animal African trypanosomiasis in an in vivo mouse model

Giordani, F., Khalaf, A. I., Gillingwater, K., Munday, J. C., De Koning, H. P., Suckling, C. J., Barrett, M. & Scott, F., 28 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 6, p. 3021-3035 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
African Trypanosomiasis
Pentamidine
Trypanosoma congolense
Trypanosoma vivax
Africa South of the Sahara
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pectin recovery and characterization from lemon juice waste streams

Dimopoulou, M., Alba, K., Campbell, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 14, p. 6191-6198 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lemon juice
Pectins
lemons
pectins
Fruit
1 Citation (Scopus)

Record of Leptometopa latipes (Diptera: Milichiidae) from a human cadaver in the Mediterranean area

Giordani, G., Tuccia, F., Zoppis, S., Vecchiotti, C. & Vanin, S., 1 Dec 2019, In : Forensic Sciences Research. 4, 4, p. 341-347 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Leptothrium
forensic entomology
Maghreb
Stratiomyidae
death
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rectifying long-standing misconceptions about the ρ statistic for molecular dating

Macaulay, V., Soares, P. & Richards, M., 19 Feb 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, e0212311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Maximum likelihood
statistics
Statistics
Likelihood Functions
mutation

Revisiting Bromo-Hexitols 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., 26 Nov 2019, In : ChemMedChem.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prodrugs
Neoplasms
Stereochemistry
Drug Design
Physiology

Sediment deposition in the central Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

Boxberg, F., Blossier, B., de Lange, W., Fox, B. & Hebbeln, D., 10 Aug 2019, In : Geo-Marine Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sediments
sediment
reworking
Surficial sediments
surficial sediment

Selective in vitro anti-cancer activity of non-alkylating minor groove binders

Nichol, R., Khalaf, A., Sooda, K., Hussain, O., Griffiths, H., Phillips, R., Javid, F., Suckling, C., Allison, S. J. & Scott, F., 1 Sep 2019, In : MedChemComm. 10, 9, p. 1620-1634 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binders
Cell Line
Ovarian Neoplasms
Cisplatin
Carboplatin
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and physicochemical properties of Ghanaian grewia gum

Kpodo, F. M., Agbenorhevi, J. K., Alba, J., Smith, A., Morris, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 122, p. 866-872 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Grewia
Polysaccharides
Uronic Acids
Rhamnose
Viscosity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Supplementation practices, perceptions and knowledge about anti-doping among Jamaican high school athletes

Turfus, S., Smith, J., Mansingh, A., Alexander-Lindo, R. & Roopchand-Martin, S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Performance Enhancement and Health. 7, 1-2, 100145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

athlete
Athletes
supplement
school
Sports
3 Citations (Scopus)

The 2015 Chileno Valley glacial lake outburstflood, Patagonia

Wilson, R., Harrison, S., Reynolds, J., Hubbard, A., Glasser, N. F., Wündrich, O., Anacona, P. I., Mao, L. & Shannon, S., 1 May 2019, In : Geomorphology. 332, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
glacial lake
outburst
valley
lake
debris flow
18 Citations (Scopus)

The genomic history of the Iberian Peninsula over the past 8000 years

Olalde, I., Mallick, S., Patterson, N., Rohland, N., Villalba-Mouco, V., Soares Da Silva, M., Dulias, K., Edwards, C., Gandini, F., Pala, M., Soares, P., Ferrando-Bernal, M., Adamski, N., Broomandkhoshbacht, N., Cheronet, O., Culleton, B., Fernandes, D., Lawson, A. M., Mah, M., Oppenheimer, J. & 75 others, Stewardson, K., Zhang, Z., Arenas, J. M. J., Moyano, I. J. T., Salazar-García, D. C., Castanyer, P., Santos, M., Tremoleda, J., Lozano, M., Borja, P. G., Fernández-Eraso, J., Mujika-Alustiza, J. A., Barroso, C., Bermúdez, F. J., Mínguez, E. V., Burch, J., Coromina, N., Vivó, D., Cebrià, A., Fullola, J. M., García-Puchol, O., Morales, J. I., Oms, F. X., Majó, T., Vergès, J. M., Díaz-Carvajal, A., Ollich-Castanyer, I., López-Cachero, F. J., Silva, A. M., Alonso-Fernández, C., de Castro, G. D., Echevarría, J. J., Moreno-Márquez, A., Berlanga, G. P., Ramos-García, P., Muñoz, J. R., Vila, E. V., Arzo, G. A., Arroyo, Á. E., Lillios, K. T., Mack, J., Velasco-Vázquez, J., Waterman, A., de Lugo Enrich, L. B., Sánchez, M. B., Agustí, B., Codina, F., de Prado, G., Estalrrich, A., Flores, Á. F., Finlayson, C., Finlayson, G., Finlayson, S., Giles-Guzmán, F., Rosas, A., González, V. B., Atiénzar, G. G., Pérez, M. S. H., Llanos, A., Marco, Y. C., Beneyto, I. C., López-Serrano, D., McClure, S. B., Pérez, M. M., Foix, A. O., Borràs, M. S., Sousa, A. C., Encinas, J. M. V., Kennett, D. J., Richards, M., Alt, K. W., Haak, W., Pinhasi, R., Lalueza-Fox, C. & Reich, D., 15 Mar 2019, In : Science. 363, 6432, p. 1230-1234 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ancestry
genomics
Iron Age
history
steppe