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Potential therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells in ophthalmology (2019)
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Zakirova, E. Y., Valeeva, A., Aimaletdinov, A., Nefedovskaya, L., Akhmetshin, R., Rutland, C., & Rizvanov, A. (2019). Potential therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells in ophthalmology. Experimental Eye Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2019.107863

At present a wide variety of methods have been proposed to treat eye disorders, drug therapies are most commonly used. It should be noted that effective treatment modalities especially for degeneration of the retina and optic nerve are lacking. In th... Read More about Potential therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells in ophthalmology.

Intraperitoneal 8-OH-DPAT reduces competition from contextual but not discrete conditioning cues (2019)
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Cassaday, H., & Thur, K. (2019). Intraperitoneal 8-OH-DPAT reduces competition from contextual but not discrete conditioning cues. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 187, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pbb.2019.172797

The effects of the serotonergic (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) agonist 8-hydroxy-2-(di-n-propylamino)tetralin (8-OH-DPAT; 0.2 and 0.4 mg/kg i.p.) were examined in trace conditioning (Experiment 1) and overshadowing (Experiment 2) procedures. Both experi... Read More about Intraperitoneal 8-OH-DPAT reduces competition from contextual but not discrete conditioning cues.

Exploring young people’s experiences and perceptions of mental health and well‐being using photography (2019)
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Charles, A., & Felton, A. (2019). Exploring young people’s experiences and perceptions of mental health and well‐being using photography. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12351

Introduction The mental health of young people is a major global public health concern. A shift in focus towards children and young people’s mental health in the UK has emphasized young people’s voices, as of paramount importance in shaping the path... Read More about Exploring young people’s experiences and perceptions of mental health and well‐being using photography.

Numerical Simulation of a Scanning Illumination System for Deep Tissue Fluorescence Imaging (2019)
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Zhang, Q., Grabowska, A. M., Clarke, P. A., & Morgan, S. P. (2019). Numerical Simulation of a Scanning Illumination System for Deep Tissue Fluorescence Imaging. Journal of Imaging, 5(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging5110083

he spatial resolution and light detected in fluorescence imaging for small animals are limited by light scattering, absorption and autofluorescence. To address this, novel near-infrared fluorescent contrast agents and imaging configurations have been... Read More about Numerical Simulation of a Scanning Illumination System for Deep Tissue Fluorescence Imaging.

Preprocessing among the Infalling Galaxy Population of EDisCS Clusters (2019)
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Kirby, M., Just, D. W., Zaritsky, D., Rudnick, G., Desjardins, T., Cool, R., …Liebst, K. (2019). Preprocessing among the Infalling Galaxy Population of EDisCS Clusters. Astrophysical Journal, 885(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab44a0

We present results from a low-resolution spectroscopic survey for 21 galaxy clusters at 0.4 < z < 0.8 selected from the ESO Distant Cluster Survey. We measured spectra using the low-dispersion prism in IMACS on the Magellan Baade telescope and calcul... Read More about Preprocessing among the Infalling Galaxy Population of EDisCS Clusters.

Analysing Aseity (2019)
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Adams, S., & Robson, J. (2019). Analysing Aseity. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1017/can.2019.35

The doctrine of divine aseity has played a significant role in the development of classical theism. However, very little attention has been paid in recent years to the question of how precisely aseity should be characterised. We argue that this negle... Read More about Analysing Aseity.

The effect of cellulose and starch on the viscoelastic and thermal properties of acid-swollen collagen paste (2019)
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Sobanwa, M., Foster, T., & Watson, N. (2020). The effect of cellulose and starch on the viscoelastic and thermal properties of acid-swollen collagen paste. Food Hydrocolloids, 101, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.105460

Collagen pastes are processed materials obtained through the swelling of minced bovine hides using acids into a fibrous swollen structure. Depending on the application, there is a need to improve the performance of these pastes in terms of rheologica... Read More about The effect of cellulose and starch on the viscoelastic and thermal properties of acid-swollen collagen paste.

Historical Everyday Geopolitics on the Chile-Peru Border (2019)
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Freeman, C. (in press). Historical Everyday Geopolitics on the Chile-Peru Border. Bulletin of Latin American Research,

Geopolitics is increasingly seen by scholars as occurring in everyday spaces and performed by ordinary people. This paper extends this idea to historical work to examine how citizens themselves (re)produce geopolitics at the time of historical events... Read More about Historical Everyday Geopolitics on the Chile-Peru Border.

In vitro cytotoxicity assessment of monocationic and dicationic pyridinium-based ionic liquids on HeLa, MCF-7, BGM and EA.hy926 cell lines (2019)
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Perez, S., Montalbán, M., Carissimi, G., Licence, P., & Villora, G. (2019). In vitro cytotoxicity assessment of monocationic and dicationic pyridinium-based ionic liquids on HeLa, MCF-7, BGM and EA.hy926 cell lines. Journal of Hazardous Materials, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.121513

Dicationic ionic liquids (ILs) generally possess higher thermal and electrochemical stability than the analogous monocationic ILs, which makes them more suitable for high-temperature applications as solvents for organic reactions, lubricants or stati... Read More about In vitro cytotoxicity assessment of monocationic and dicationic pyridinium-based ionic liquids on HeLa, MCF-7, BGM and EA.hy926 cell lines.

Pluronic gel-based burrowing assay for rapid assessment of neuromuscular health in C. elegans (2019)
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Lesanpezeshki, L., Hewitt, J. E., Laranjeiro, R., Antebi, A., Driscoll, M., Szewczyk, N. J., …Vanapalli, S. A. (2019). Pluronic gel-based burrowing assay for rapid assessment of neuromuscular health in C. elegans. Scientific Reports, 9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51608-9

Whole-organism phenotypic assays are central to the assessment of neuromuscular function and health in model organisms such as the nematode C. elegans. In this study, we report a new assay format for engaging C. elegans in burrowing that enables rapi... Read More about Pluronic gel-based burrowing assay for rapid assessment of neuromuscular health in C. elegans.

Centrifuge modelling of the impact of local and global scour erosion on the monotonic lateral response of a monopile in sand (2019)
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Li, Q., Prendergast, L., Askarinejad, A., Chortis, G., & Gavin, K. (in press). Centrifuge modelling of the impact of local and global scour erosion on the monotonic lateral response of a monopile in sand. Geotechnical Testing Journal,

The majority of offshore wind turbines are founded on large-diameter, open-ended steel monopiles. Monopiles must resist lateral loads and overturning moments due to environmental (wind and wave) actions, while vertical loads tend to be comparatively... Read More about Centrifuge modelling of the impact of local and global scour erosion on the monotonic lateral response of a monopile in sand.

Protocol for a two-arm feasibility RCT to support postnatal maternal weight management and positive lifestyle behaviour in women from an ethnically diverse inner city population: the SWAN feasibility trial (2019)
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O'Connor, S., Bick, D., Taylor, C., Avery, A., Bhavnani, V., Craig, V., …Ussher, M. (2019). Protocol for a two-arm feasibility RCT to support postnatal maternal weight management and positive lifestyle behaviour in women from an ethnically diverse inner city population: the SWAN feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0497-3

Introduction: A high BMI during and after pregnancy is linked to poor pregnancy outcomes and contributes to long-term maternal obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. Evidence of feasible, effective postnatal interventions is lacking. This randomised co... Read More about Protocol for a two-arm feasibility RCT to support postnatal maternal weight management and positive lifestyle behaviour in women from an ethnically diverse inner city population: the SWAN feasibility trial.

First-line ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome: an individual participant data meta-analysis (2019)
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Wang, R., Li, W., Bordewijk, E. M., Legro, R. S., Zhang, H., Wu, X., …the International Ovulation Induction IPDMA Collaboration, . (2019). First-line ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Human Reproduction Update, https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmz029

Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most frequent cause of anovulatory infertility. In women with PCOS, effective ovulation induction serves as an important first-line treatment for anovulatory infertility. Individual participant data... Read More about First-line ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome: an individual participant data meta-analysis.

Investigation of the Effects of GaAs Substrate Orientations on the Electrical Properties of Sulfonated Polyaniline Based Heterostructures (2019)
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Jameel, D. A., Marroquin, J. F. R., Aziz, M., Al Saqri, N. A., Jum'h, I., Telfah, A., …Felix, J. F. (2019). Investigation of the Effects of GaAs Substrate Orientations on the Electrical Properties of Sulfonated Polyaniline Based Heterostructures. Applied Surface Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144315

In this work we present a detailed study of the influence of the GaAs substrate orientation on the electrical properties of heterojunctions based on GaAs and sulfonated polyaniline (SPAN) using Current-Voltage (I-V), Capacitance-Voltage (C-V), Deep-L... Read More about Investigation of the Effects of GaAs Substrate Orientations on the Electrical Properties of Sulfonated Polyaniline Based Heterostructures.

Changes in expression of serine biosynthesis and integrated stress response genes during myogenic differentiation of C2C12 cells (2019)
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Brearley, M. C., Li, C., Daniel, Z. C., Loughna, P. T., Parr, T., & Brameld, J. M. (2019). Changes in expression of serine biosynthesis and integrated stress response genes during myogenic differentiation of C2C12 cells. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, 20, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrep.2019.100694

Skeletal muscle is a highly metabolic and dynamic tissue that is formed through the complex and well-organised process of myogenesis. Although there is a good understanding about the role of the Muscle Regulatory Factors during myogenesis, little is... Read More about Changes in expression of serine biosynthesis and integrated stress response genes during myogenic differentiation of C2C12 cells.

Antigen array for serological diagnosis and novel allergen identification in severe equine asthma (2019)
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White, S. J., Moore-Colyer, M., Marti, E., Hannant, D., Gerber, V., Coüetil, L., …Alcocer, M. (2019). Antigen array for serological diagnosis and novel allergen identification in severe equine asthma. Scientific Reports, 9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51820-7

Severe equine asthma (sEA), which closely resembles human asthma, is a debilitating and performance-limiting allergic respiratory disorder which affects 14% of horses in the Northern Hemisphere and is associated with increased allergen-specific immun... Read More about Antigen array for serological diagnosis and novel allergen identification in severe equine asthma.

Extinction risk and conservation gaps for Aloe (Asphodelaceae) in the Horn of Africa (2019)
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Bachman, S. P., Wilkin, P., Reader, T., Field, R., Weber, O., Nordal, I., & Demissew, S. (2019). Extinction risk and conservation gaps for Aloe (Asphodelaceae) in the Horn of Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-019-01870-0

Identification of conservation priorities is essential for conservation planning, especially as the biodiversity crisis develops. We aimed to support conservation prioritisation by addressing knowledge gaps for the genus Aloe in the Horn of Africa. S... Read More about Extinction risk and conservation gaps for Aloe (Asphodelaceae) in the Horn of Africa.