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Osteocalcin, vascular calcification, and atherosclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Millar, S. A., Patel, H., Anderson, S. I., England, T. J., & O'Sullivan, S. (2017). Osteocalcin, vascular calcification, and atherosclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 8, doi:10.3389/fendo.2017.00183. ISSN 1664-2392

Background: Osteocalcin (OC) is an intriguing hormone, concomitantly being the most abundant non-collagenous peptide found in the mineralized matrix of bone, and expanding the endocrine function of the skeleton with far reaching extra-osseous effects... Read More

Photoperiod-induced increases in bone mineral apposition rate in Siberian hamsters and the involvement of seasonal leptin changes (2017)
Journal Article
Kokolski, M., Ebling, F. J., Henstock, J. R., & Anderson, S. I. (2017). Photoperiod-induced increases in bone mineral apposition rate in Siberian hamsters and the involvement of seasonal leptin changes. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 8, doi:10.3389/fendo.2017.00357. ISSN 1664-2392

The adipokine leptin regulates energy balance, appetite, and reproductive maturation. Leptin also acts on bone growth and remodeling, but both osteogenic and anti-osteogenic effects have been reported depending on experimental conditions. Siberian ha... Read More

Endocannabinoids modulate human blood-brain barrier permeability in vitro (2015)
Journal Article
Hind, W. H., Tufarelli, C., Neophytou, M., Anderson, S. I., England, T. J., & O'Sullivan, S. (2015). Endocannabinoids modulate human blood-brain barrier permeability in vitro. British Journal of Pharmacology, 172(12), 3015-3027. doi:10.1111/bph.13106

Background and Purpose Endocannabinoids alter permeability at various epithelial barriers, and cannabinoid receptors and endocannabinoid levels are elevated by stroke, with potential neuroprotective effects. We therefore explored the role of endoc... Read More