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Effect of sodium 4-phenylbutyrate on clenbuterol-mediated muscle growth (2018)
Journal Article
Brown, D. M., Jones, S., Daniel, Z. C., Brearley, M. C., Lewis, J. E., Ebling, F. J., …Brameld, J. M. (2018). Effect of sodium 4-phenylbutyrate on clenbuterol-mediated muscle growth. PLoS ONE, 13(7), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201481. ISSN 1932-6203

Previously, we highlighted induction of an integrated stress response (ISR) gene program in skeletal muscle of pigs treated with a beta-adrenergic agonist. Hence we tested the hypothesis that the ER-stress inhibitor, sodium 4-phenylbutyrate (PBA), wo... Read More

Immune infiltration in invasive lobular breast cancer (2018)
Journal Article
Desmedt, C., Salgado, R., Fornili, M., Pruneri, G., Gert Van den Eynden, G., Zoppoli, G., …Sotiriou, C. (2018). Immune infiltration in invasive lobular breast cancer. JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 110(7), 768–776. doi:10.1093/jnci/djx268

Background: Invasive lobular breast cancer (ILC) is the second most common histological subtype of breast cancer after invasive ductal cancer (IDC). Here, we aimed at evaluating the prevalence, levels and composition of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes... Read More

The impact of growth promoters on muscle growth and the potential consequences for meat quality (2016)
Journal Article
Parr, T., Mareko, M. H., Ryan, K. J., Hemmings, K. M., Brown, D. M., & Brameld, J. M. (2016). The impact of growth promoters on muscle growth and the potential consequences for meat quality. Meat Science, 120, 93-99. doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2016.04.022

To meet the demands of increased global meat consumption, animal production systems will have to become more efficient, or at least maintain the current efficiency utilizing feed ingredients that are not also used for human consumption. Use of growth... Read More

Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Standen, P. J., Brown, D. J., Hedgecock, J., Roscoe, J., Galvez Trigo, M. J., & Elgajiji, E. (2016). Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities

With all the developments in information technology (IT) for people with disabilities, few interventions have been designed for people with profound and multiple disabilities as there is little incentive for companies to design and manufacture techno... Read More

Expression of the myosin heavy chain IIB gene in porcine skeletal muscle: the role of the CArG-box promoter response element (2014)
Journal Article
Brown, D. M., Brameld, J. M., & Parr, T. (2014). Expression of the myosin heavy chain IIB gene in porcine skeletal muscle: the role of the CArG-box promoter response element. PLoS ONE, 9(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114365. ISSN 1932-6203

Due to its similarity to humans, the pig is increasingly being considered as a good animal model for studying a range of human diseases. Despite their physiological similarities, differential expression of the myosin heavy chain (MyHC) IIB gene (MYH4... Read More