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Production and characterisation of a marine Halomonas surface-active exopolymer

Gutierrez, T., Morris, G., Ellis, D., Mulloy, B. & Aitken, M. D., 1 Feb 2020, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 104, 3, p. 1063-1076 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Halomonas
Polymers
Emulsifying Agents
Osmolar Concentration
Petroleum

Rheo-dissolution: A new platform for the simultaneous measurement of rheology and drug release

Senjoti, F., Ghori, M. U., Diryak, R., Conway, B., Morris, G. & Smith, A., 1 Feb 2020, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 229, 8 p., 115541.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheology
Alginate
Dissolution
Timolol
Fluids
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Caffeine release and absorption from caffeinated gums

Morris, C., Viriot, S. M., Farooq Mirza, Q. U. A., Morris, G. & Lynn, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Food and Function. 10, 4, p. 1792-1796 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gingiva
caffeine
Caffeine
Mastication
mastication

Investigating potential wound healing properties of polysaccharides extracted from Grewia mollis Juss. and Hoheria populnea A. Cunn. (Malvaceae)

Pearman, N., Moxon, S., Carnachan, S. M., Cooke, M. E., Nep, E. I., Sims, I. M., Morris, G. & Smith, A., Oct 2019, In : Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre. 20, 8 p., 100201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grewia
Malvaceae
tissue repair
Wound Healing
Polysaccharides
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sulfated polysaccharides: Immunomodulation and signaling mechanisms

Huang, L., Shen, M., Morris, G. & Xie, J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Trends in Food Science and Technology. 92, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

immunomodulation
Immunomodulation
Polysaccharides
polysaccharides
Molecular Weight

The influence of charge on the multiple thermal transitions observed in xanthan

Abbaszadeh, A., Lad, M., Morris, G., MacNaughtan, W., Sworn, G. & Foster, T., 1 Dec 2019, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 97, 105184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

xanthan gum
Pyruvic Acid
Transition Temperature
Superconducting transition temperature
Hot Temperature
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Behavior of In Situ Cross-Linked Hydrogels with Rapid Gelation Kinetics on Contact with Physiological Fluids

Diryak, R., Kontogiorgos, V., Ghori, M. U., Bills, P., Tawfik, A., Morris, G. A. & Smith, A., Apr 2018, In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 219, 8, 6 p., 1700584.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hydrogels
gelation
Gelation
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Kinetics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Study of Diethylaminoethyl-Chitosan and Methylglycol-Chitosan as Potential Non-Viral Vectors for Gene Therapy

Raik, S. V., Andranovitš, S., Petrova, V. A., Xu, Y., Lam, J. K-W., Morris, G., Brodskaia, A. V., Casettari, L., Kritchenkov, A. S. & Skorik, Y. A., 14 Apr 2018, In : Polymers. 10, 4, 15 p., 442.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Gene therapy
Chitosan
DNA
Polysaccharides
Cytotoxicity
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Chitosan
Nanoparticles
Mucins
Viscosity
triphosphoric acid
6 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrocarbon-degradation and MOS-formation capabilities of the dominant bacteria enriched in sea surface oil slicks during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Gutierrez, T., Morris, G., Ellis, D., Bowler, B., Jones, M., Salek, K., Mulloy, B. & Teske, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 135, p. 205-215 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
oil spills
Oil spills
Snow
oil spill
snow
9 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Polysaccharides
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Oligosaccharides
Acids
Biopolymers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-Function Relationships in Pectin Emulsification

Kpodo, F. M., Agbenorhevi, J. K., Alba, J., Oduro, I. N., Morris, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., Mar 2018, In : Food Biophysics. 13, 1, p. 71-79 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Emulsification
emulsifying
structure-activity relationships
Emulsions
pectins
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Chitosan
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Zeta potential
Ionic strength
Particle Size
39 Citations (Scopus)

Pectin isolation and characterization from six okra genotypes

Kpodo, F. M., Agbenorhevi, J. K., Alba, K., Bingham, R. J., Oduro, I. N., Morris, G. A. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Nov 2017, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 72, p. 323-330 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Abelmoschus
okra
Sugars
pectins
Genotype
2 Citations (Scopus)

The potential of chitosan-tripolyphosphate microparticles in the visualisation of latent fingermarks

Hejjaji, E. M. A., Smith, A. M. & Morris, G. A., Oct 2017, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 71, p. 290-298 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
tripolyphosphates
Chitosan
chitosan
Visualization
Dermatoglyphics
2016
91 Citations (Scopus)

Advances on Bioactive Polysaccharides from Medicinal Plants

Xie, J. H., Jin, M. L., Morris, G. A., Zha, X. Q., Chen, H. Q., Yi, Y., Li, J. E., Wang, Z. J., Gao, J., Nie, S. P., Shang, P. & Xie, M. Y., 29 Jul 2016, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 56, p. S60-S84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polysaccharides
Medicinal Plants
medicinal plants
polysaccharides
Bioactivity
7 Citations (Scopus)

A glycoconjugate of Haemophilus influenzae Type b capsular polysaccharide with tetanus toxoid protein: Hydrodynamic properties mainly influenced by the carbohydrate

Abdelhameed, A. S., Adams, G. G., Morris, G. A., Almutairi, F. M., Duvivier, P., Conrath, K. & Harding, S. E., 26 Feb 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 22208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tetanus Toxoid
Glycoconjugates
Sedimentation
Polysaccharides
Hydrodynamics

Aspects of the analytical ultracentrifuge determination of the molar mass distribution of polysaccharides

Harding, S. E., Adams, G. G., Gillis, R. B., Almutairi, F. M. & Morris, G. A., 1 Jan 2016, Analytical Ultracentrifugation: Instrumentation, Software, and Applications. Springer Japan, p. 375-386 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Molar mass
Polysaccharides
Sedimentation
Size exclusion chromatography
Macromolecules
8 Citations (Scopus)

Biopolymers as wound healing materials

Smith, A., Moxon, S. & Morris, G., 1 Jun 2016, Wound Healing Biomaterials: Volume 2: Functional Biomaterials. Ågren, M. (ed.). 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 2. p. 261-287 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biopolymers
Hydrogels
Chitosan
Gelatin
Pharmaceutical Preparations
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of some important physicochemical properties of starch free grewia gum

Nep, E. I., Sims, I. M., Morris, G., Kontogiorgos, V. & Smith, A., Feb 2016, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 53, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Grewia
Starch
physicochemical properties
starch
extracts
8 Citations (Scopus)

In situ rheological measurements of the external gelation of alginate

Mahdi, M. H., Diryak, R., Kontogiorgos, V., Morris, G. A. & Smith, A. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 55, p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alginate
alginates
Gelation
gelation
Gels
6 Citations (Scopus)

Solution conformation and flexibility of capsular polysaccharides from Neisseria meningitidis and glycoconjugates with the tetanus toxoid protein

Abdelhameed, A. S., Morris, G. A., Almutairi, F., Adams, G. G., Duvivier, P., Conrath, K. & Harding, S. E., 26 Oct 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 11 p., 35588.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tetanus Toxoid
Glycoconjugates
Molar mass
Polysaccharides
Conformations
22 Citations (Scopus)

Structural characterisation and rheological properties of a polysaccharide from sesame leaves (Sesamum radiatum Schumach. & Thonn.)

Nep, E. I., Carnachan, S. M., Ngwuluka, N. C., Kontogiorgos, V., Morris, G., Sims, I. M. & Smith, A., 5 Nov 2016, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 152, p. 541-547 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Xylose
Deionized water
Polysaccharides
Galactose
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
5 Citations (Scopus)

The physicochemical characterisation of pepsin degraded pig gastric mucin

Abodinar, A., Tømmeraas, K., Ronander, E., Smith, A. M. & Morris, G. A., 1 Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 87, p. 281-286 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gastric Mucins
Glucosamine
Pepsin A
Mucins
Swine
2015
24 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental design approach to the chemical characterisation of pectin polysaccharides extracted from Cucumis melo Inodorus

Denman, L. J. & Morris, G. A., 6 Mar 2015, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 117, p. 364-369 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cucumis melo
Pectins
Polysaccharides
Design of experiments
Research Design
19 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach to the determination of the pyruvate and acetate distribution in xanthan

Abbaszadeh, A., Lad, M., Janin, M., Morris, G., Macnaughtan, W., Sworn, G. & Foster, T. J., 1 Feb 2015, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 44, p. 162-171 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

xanthan gum
Pyruvic Acid
Transition Temperature
Superconducting transition temperature
Acetates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of capsular polysaccharides and their glycoconjugates by hydrodynamic methods

Harding, S. E., Abdelhameed, A. S., Gillis, R. B., Morris, G. A. & Adams, G. G., 1 Jan 2015, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., Vol. 1331. p. 211-227 17 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1331).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Glycoconjugates
Hydrodynamics
Polysaccharides
Ultracentrifugation
Bacterial Polysaccharides
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dextran and its potential use as tablet excipient

Casettari, L., Bonacucina, G., Morris, G. A., Perinelli, D. R., Lucaioli, P., Cespi, M. & Palmieri, G. F., 1 Mar 2015, In : Powder Technology. 273, p. 125-132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextran
Excipients
Dextrans
Tablets
Molecular weight
4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of bread making on fructan chain integrity and effect of fructan enriched breads on breath hydrogen, satiety, energy intake, PYY and ghrelin

Morris, C., Lynn, A., Neveux, C., Hall, A. C. & Morris, G. A., 1 Aug 2015, In : Food and Function. 6, 8, p. 2561-2567 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fructans
ghrelin
Ghrelin
fructans
Inulin
5 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

drug formulations
Drug Compounding
Polysaccharides
polysaccharides
Food
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)
Zeta potential
Polysaccharides
Carbohydrates
Ionic strength
Polyelectrolytes

Editorial: Special Issue: Bridging the Divide between Food and Pharma

Morris, G. A., Smith, A. M. & Kontogiorgos, V., 5 Dec 2014, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 42, P3, p. 317 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

hydrocolloids
Colloids
Food
chemists
Fertilization
20 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of health claims in prebiotic-enriched breads on purchase intent, emotional response and product liking

Coleman, K. L., Miah, E. M., Morris, G. A. & Morris, C., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 65, 2, p. 164-171 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prebiotics
health claims
Bread
prebiotics
breads
37 Citations (Scopus)

On hydrodynamic methods for the analysis of the sizes and shapes of polysaccharides in dilute solution: A short review

Morris, G. A., Adams, G. G. & Harding, S. E., 5 Dec 2014, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 42, P3, p. 318-334

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrodynamics
Polysaccharides
Sedimentation
hydrodynamics
polysaccharides
32 Citations (Scopus)

The anti-diabetic potential of polysaccharides extracted from members of the cucurbit family: A review

Simpson, R. & Morris, G. A., Apr 2014, In : Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre. 3, 2, p. 106-114 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glycemic effect
Cucurbitaceae
Medical problems
Polysaccharides
diabetes
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

On the origin of sharp peaks in the X-ray diffraction patterns of xanthan powders

Lad, M., Todd, T., Morris, G. A., Macnaughtan, W., Sworn, G. & Foster, T. J., 15 Aug 2013, In : Food Chemistry. 139, 1-4, p. 1146-1151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

xanthan gum
X-ray diffraction
X-Ray Diffraction
Powders
Diffraction patterns
1 Citation (Scopus)

Production of polysaccharides

Morris, G. A. & Harding, S. E., 23 Jul 2013, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges. Panesar, P. S. & Marwaha, S. S. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 355-386 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vaccines
Medical applications
Polysaccharides
Carbohydrates
Microorganisms
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

A copolymer analysis approach to estimate the neutral sugar distribution of sugar beet pectin using size exclusion chromatography

Morris, G. A. & Ralet, M. C., 15 Jan 2012, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 87, 2, p. 1139-1143 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ferulic acid
Sugar beets
Size exclusion chromatography
Sugar (sucrose)
Sugars
17 Citations (Scopus)

An asymmetric and slightly dimerized structure for the tetanus toxoid protein used in glycoconjugate vaccines

Abdelhameed, A. S., Morris, G. A., Adams, G. G., Rowe, A. J., Laloux, O., Cerny, L., Bonnier, B., Duvivier, P., Conrath, K., Lenfant, C. & Harding, S. E., 6 Nov 2012, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 90, 4, p. 1831-1835 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetanus Toxoid
Glycoconjugates
Vaccines
Sedimentation
Proteins
16 Citations (Scopus)

Solution properties of capsular polysaccharides from Streptococcus pneumoniae

Harding, S. E., Abdelhameed, A. S., Morris, G. A., Adams, G., Laloux, O., Cerny, L., Bonnier, B., Duvivier, P., Conrath, K. & Lenfant, C., 1 Sep 2012, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 90, 1, p. 237-242 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molar mass
Polysaccharides
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Sedimentation
Glycoconjugates
110 Citations (Scopus)
Inulin
fructooligosaccharides
Bread
inulin
weight control
17 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of neutral sugar distribution on the dilute solution conformation of sugar beet pectin

Morris, G. A. & Ralet, M. C., 16 May 2012, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 88, 4, p. 1488-1491 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sugar beets
Sugar (sucrose)
Sugars
Conformations
Hydrodynamics
2011
41 Citations (Scopus)

Extended Fujita approach to the molecular weight distribution of polysaccharides and other polymeric systems

Harding, S. E., Schuck, P., Abdelhameed, A. S., Adams, G., Kök, M. S. & Morris, G. A., May 2011, In : Methods. 54, 1, p. 136-144 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular weight distribution
Sedimentation
Polysaccharides
Polymers
Molecular Weight
12 Citations (Scopus)

On the hydrodynamic analysis of conformation in mixed biopolymer systems

Harding, S. E., Abdelhameed, A. S. & Morris, G. A., Jan 2011, In : Polymer International. 60, 1, p. 2-8 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biopolymers
Conformations
Hydrodynamics
Glycoproteins
Mucins
32 Citations (Scopus)

Protein-like Oligomerization of Carbohydrates

Heinze, T., Nikolajski, M., Daus, S., Besong, T. M. D., Michaelis, N., Berlin, P., Morris, G. A., Rowe, A. J. & Harding, S. E., 5 Sep 2011, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 50, 37, p. 8602-8604 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligomerization
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Oligomers
Sugars
79 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of prolonged storage at different temperatures on the particle size distribution of tripolyphosphate (TPP)-chitosan nanoparticles

Morris, G. A., Castile, J., Smith, A., Adams, G. G. & Harding, S. E., 2 Apr 2011, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 84, 4, p. 1430-1434 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitosan
Particle size analysis
Nanoparticles
Drug delivery
Temperature
65 Citations (Scopus)

The hypoglycaemic effect of pumpkins as anti-diabetic and functional medicines

Adams, G. G., Imran, S., Wang, S., Mohammad, A., Kok, S., Gray, D. A., Channell, G. A., Morris, G. A. & Harding, S. E., May 2011, In : Food Research International. 44, 4, p. 862-867 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cucurbita
glycemic effect
pumpkins
Hypoglycemic Agents
medicine
10 Citations (Scopus)

T-shaped arrangement of the recombinant agrin G3 - IgG Fc protein

Patel, T. R., Meier, M., Li, J., Morris, G., Rowe, A. J. & Stetefeld, J., Jun 2011, In : Protein Science. 20, 6, p. 931-940 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agrin
Immunoglobulin G
X ray scattering
Proteins
X-Rays