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Visuomotor learning and unlearning in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome (2018)
Journal Article
Kim, S., Jackson, S. R., Groom, M., & Jackson, G. M. (2018). Visuomotor learning and unlearning in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome. Cortex, 109, 50-59. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2018.08.007

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a childhood-onset neurological condition characterised by an evolving repertoire of chronic motor tics and one or more phonic tics. Tics, like habits, are inflexible and repetitive behaviours that are acquired over a period... Read More

Cannabinoid ligands, receptors and enzymes: pharmacological tools and therapeutic potential (2018)
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Hourani, W., & Alexander, S. P. H. (2018). Cannabinoid ligands, receptors and enzymes: pharmacological tools and therapeutic potential. Brain and Neuroscience Advances, 2, doi:10.1177/2398212818783908. ISSN 2398-2128

Endocannabinoids have been identified to have roles in numerous physiological and pathological processes. Largely due to the association of the effects of Cannabis administration on mental states, the CNS impact of the endocannabinoid system has been... Read More

Algebraic quantum field theory on spacetimes with timelike boundary (2018)
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Benini, M., Dappiaggi, C., & Schenkel, A. (2018). Algebraic quantum field theory on spacetimes with timelike boundary. Annales Henri Poincaré, 19(8), doi:10.1007/s00023-018-0687-1. ISSN 1424-0637

We analyze quantum field theories on spacetimes M with timelike boundary from a model independent perspective. We construct an adjunction which describes a universal extension to the whole spacetime M of theories defined only on the interior intM. Th... Read More

On the phase space structure of IP3 induced Ca2+ signalling and concepts for predictive modeling (2018)
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Falcke, M., Moein, M., Tilunaite, A., Thul, R., & Skupin, A. (2018). On the phase space structure of IP3 induced Ca2+ signalling and concepts for predictive modeling. Chaos, 28(4), doi:10.1063/1.5021073. ISSN 1054-1500

The correspondence between mathematical structures and experimental systems is the basis of the generalizability of results found with specific systems, and is the basis of the predictive power of theoretical physics. While physicists have confidence... Read More

The stack of Yang-Mills fields on Lorentzian manifolds (2018)
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Benini, M., Schenkel, A., & Schreiber, U. (2018). The stack of Yang-Mills fields on Lorentzian manifolds. Communications in Mathematical Physics, 359(2), doi:10.1007/s00220-018-3120-1

We provide an abstract definition and an explicit construction of the stack of non-Abelian Yang-Mills fields on globally hyperbolic Lorentzian manifolds. We also formulate a stacky version of the Yang-Mills Cauchy problem and show that its well-posed... Read More

Converting multilevel nonclassicality into genuine multipartite entanglement (2018)
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Regula, B., Piani, M., Cianciaruso, M., Bromley, T. R., Streltsov, A., & Adesso, G. (2018). Converting multilevel nonclassicality into genuine multipartite entanglement. New Journal of Physics, 20, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/aaae9d. ISSN 1367-2630

Characterizing genuine quantum resources and determining operational rules for their manipulation are crucial steps to appraise possibilities and limitations of quantum technologies. Two such key resources are nonclassicality, manifested as quantum s... Read More

Ullmann coupling reactions on Ag(111) and Ag(110); substrate influence on the formation of covalently coupled products and intermediate metal-organic structures Metal-Organic Structures (2017)
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Metal-Organic Structures. Scientific Reports, 7(14541), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13315-1. ISSN 2045-2322

On-surface reactions based on Ullmann coupling are known to proceed on coinage-metal substrates (e.g. Au, Ag, Cu), with the chemistry of the surface strongly influencing the reaction progression. In addition, the topography of the surface may be expe... Read More

Effects of the cannabinoid CB1 agonist ACEA on salicylate ototoxicity, hyperacusis and tinnitus in guinea pigs (2017)
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Berger, J. I., Coomber, B., Hill, S., Alexander, S., Owen, W., Palmer, A. R., & Wallace, M. N. (in press). Effects of the cannabinoid CB1 agonist ACEA on salicylate ototoxicity, hyperacusis and tinnitus in guinea pigs. Hearing Research, doi:10.1016/j.heares.2017.10.012. ISSN 0378-5955

Cannabinoids have been suggested as a therapeutic target for a variety of brain disorders. Despite the presence of their receptors throughout the auditory system, little is known about how cannabinoids affect auditory function. We sought to determine... Read More

Colloquium: quantum coherence as a resource (2017)
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Streltsov, A., Adesso, G., & Plenio, M. B. (2017). Colloquium: quantum coherence as a resource. Reviews of Modern Physics, 89, doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.89.041003. ISSN 0034-6861

The coherent superposition of states, in combination with the quantization of observables, represents one of the most fundamental features that mark the departure of quantum mechanics from the classical realm. Quantum coherence in many-body systems e... Read More

Targeted inhibition of Gq signaling induces airway relaxation in mouse models of asthma (2017)
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Matthey, M., Roberts, R., Seidinger, A., Simon, A., Schröder, R., Kuschak, M., …Wenzel, D. (in press). Targeted inhibition of Gq signaling induces airway relaxation in mouse models of asthma. Science Translational Medicine, 9(407), doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.aag2288. ISSN 1946-6234

Obstructive lung diseases are common causes of disability and death worldwide. A hallmark feature is aberrant activation of Gq protein–dependent signaling cascades. Currently, drugs targeting single G protein (heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide–bindin... Read More

Quantum field theories on categories fibered in groupoids (2017)
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Benini, M., & Schenkel, A. (2017). Quantum field theories on categories fibered in groupoids. Communications in Mathematical Physics, 356(1), doi:10.1007/s00220-017-2986-7. ISSN 0010-3616

We introduce an abstract concept of quantum field theory on categories fibered in groupoids over the category of spacetimes. This provides us with a general and flexible framework to study quantum field theories defined on spacetimes with extra geome... Read More

LIM kinase function and renal growth: potential role for LIM kinases in fetal programming of kidney development (2017)
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Sparrow, A. J., Sweetman, D., & Welham, S. J. (2017). LIM kinase function and renal growth: potential role for LIM kinases in fetal programming of kidney development. Life Sciences, 186, (17-24). doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2017.07.034. ISSN 0024-3205

Aims Maternal dietary restriction during pregnancy impairs nephron development and results in offspring with fewer nephrons. Cell turnover in the early developing kidney is altered by exposure to maternal dietary restriction and may be regulated b... Read More

Cheeger-Simons differential characters with compact support and Pontryagin duality (2017)
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Becker, C., Benini, M., Schenkel, A., & Szabo, R. J. (in press). Cheeger-Simons differential characters with compact support and Pontryagin duality. Communications in Analysis and Geometry, ISSN 1019-8385

By adapting the Cheeger-Simons approach to differential cohomology, we establish a notion of differential cohomology with compact support. We show that it is functorial with respect to open embeddings and that it fits into a natural diagram of exact... Read More

A critical role for cystathionine-β-synthase in hydrogen sulfide-mediated hypoxic relaxation of the coronary artery (2017)
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Donovan, J., Wong, P., Roberts, R. E., Garle, M., Alexander, S. P., Dunn, W. R., & Ralevic, V. (2017). A critical role for cystathionine-β-synthase in hydrogen sulfide-mediated hypoxic relaxation of the coronary artery. Vascular Pharmacology, 93-95, doi:10.1016/j.vph.2017.05.004

Hypoxia-induced coronary artery vasodilatation protects the heart by increasing blood flow under ischemic conditions, however its mechanism is not fully elucidated. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is reported to be an oxygen sensor/transducer in the vasculatu... Read More

Mapping spaces and automorphism groups of toric noncommutative spaces (2017)
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Barnes, G. E., Schenkel, A., & Szabo, R. J. (2017). Mapping spaces and automorphism groups of toric noncommutative spaces. Letters in Mathematical Physics, 107(9), doi:10.1007/s11005-017-0957-8. ISSN 0377-9017

We develop a sheaf theory approach to toric noncommutative geometry which allows us to formalize the concept of mapping spaces between two toric noncommutative spaces. As an application we study the 'internalized' automorphism group of a toric noncom... Read More