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The inhibitory subunit of cardiac troponin (cTnI) is modified by arginine methylation in the human heart (2019)
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Onwuli, D. O., Samuel, S., Sfyri, P., Welham, K., Goddard, M., Abu-Omar, Y., …Beltran-Alvarez, P. (2019). The inhibitory subunit of cardiac troponin (cTnI) is modified by arginine methylation in the human heart. International journal of cardiology, 282, 76-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.01.102

Background The inhibitory subunit of cardiac troponin (cTnI) is a gold standard cardiac biomarker and also an essential protein in cardiomyocyte excitation-contraction coupling. The interactions of cTnI with other proteins are fine-tuned by post-tra... Read More

Inhibiting arginine methylation as a tool to investigate cross-talk with methylation and acetylation post-translational modifications in a glioblastoma cell line (2018)
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Marsden, A., Samuel, S., Marsden, A. J., Deepak, S., Rivero, F., Greenman, J., & Beltran-Alvarez, P. (2018). Inhibiting arginine methylation as a tool to investigate cross-talk with methylation and acetylation post-translational modifications in a glioblastoma cell line. Proteomes, 6(4), doi:10.3390/proteomes6040044

Glioblastomas (GBM) are the most common grade 4 brain tumours; patients have very poor prognosis with an average survival of 15 months after diagnosis. Novel research lines have begun to explore aberrant protein arginine methylation (ArgMe) as a poss... Read More

WSB-1 regulates the metastatic potential of hormone receptor negative breast cancer (2018)
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Poujade, F., Mannion, A., Brittain, N., Theodosi, A., Beeby, E., Leszczynska, K. B., …Pires, I. M. (2018). WSB-1 regulates the metastatic potential of hormone receptor negative breast cancer. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 118(9), 1229-1237. doi:10.1038/s41416-018-0056-3

© 2018 Cancer Research UK. Background: Metastatic spread is responsible for the majority of cancer-associated deaths. The tumour microenvironment, including hypoxia, is a major driver of metastasis. The aim of this study was to investigate the role o... Read More

Innovative organotypic in vitro models for safety assessment: aligning with regulatory requirements and understanding models of the heart, skin, and liver as paradigms (2018)
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Pridgeon, C. S., Schlott, C., Wong, M. W., Heringa, M. B., Heckel, T., Leedale, J., …Goldring, C. E. P. (2018). Innovative organotypic in vitro models for safety assessment: aligning with regulatory requirements and understanding models of the heart, skin, and liver as paradigms. Archives of Toxicology, 92(2), 557-569. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-018-2152-9

The development of improved, innovative models for the detection of toxicity of drugs, chemicals, or chemicals in cosmetics is crucial to efficiently bring new products safely to market in a cost-effective and timely manner. In addition, improvement... Read More

The Role of Chemokines in Thyroid Carcinoma (2017)
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Yapa, S., Mulla, O., Green, V., England, J., & Greenman, J. (2017). The Role of Chemokines in Thyroid Carcinoma. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, 27(11), (1347-1359). doi:10.1089/thy.2016.0660. ISSN 1050-7256

© Copyright 2017, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. 2017. The global incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing, and metastatic spread to the lymph nodes is common in papillary thyroid carcinoma. The metastatic course of thyroid carcinoma is an intricate process... Read More

Peptidyl-prolyl isomerase 1 (Pin1) preserves the phosphorylation state of tissue factor and prolongs its release within microvesicles (2017)
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Ettelaie, C., Collier, M., Featherby, S., Greenman, J., & Maraveyas, A. (2017). Peptidyl-prolyl isomerase 1 (Pin1) preserves the phosphorylation state of tissue factor and prolongs its release within microvesicles. BBA - Molecular Cell Research, 1865(1), 12-24. doi:10.1016/j.bbamcr.2017.09.016

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. The exposure and release of TF is regulated by post-translational modifications of its cytoplasmic domain. Here, the potential of Pin1 to interact with the cytoplasmic domain of TF, and the outcome on TF function was examined. MD... Read More

Measuring the response of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma to irradiation in a microfluidic model allowing customized therapy (2017)
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Cheah, R., Srivastava, R., Stafford, N. D., Beavis, A. W., Green, V., & Greenman, J. (2017). Measuring the response of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma to irradiation in a microfluidic model allowing customized therapy. International Journal of Oncology, 51(4), (1227-1238). doi:10.3892/ijo.2017.4118. ISSN 1791-2423

Radiotherapy is the standard treatment for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), however, radioresistance remains a major clinical problem despite significant improvements in treatment protocols. Therapeutic outcome could potentially be impr... Read More

Do sodium channel proteolytic fragments regulate sodium channel expression? (2017)
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Onwuli, D. O., Yañez-Bisbe, L., Pinsach-Abuin, M., Tarradas, A., Brugada, R., Greenman, J., …Beltran-Alvarez, P. (2017). Do sodium channel proteolytic fragments regulate sodium channel expression?. Channels, 11(5), 476-481. doi:10.1080/19336950.2017.1355663

© 2017 Taylor & Francis The cardiac voltage-gated sodium channel (gene: SCN5A, protein: Na V 1.5) is responsible for the sodium current that initiates the cardiomyocyte action potential. Research into the mechanisms of SCN5A gene expression has gai... Read More

Maintenance of head and neck tumor on-chip: gateway to personalized treatment? (2017)
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Bower, R., Green, V. L., Kuvshinova, E., Kuvshinov, D., Karsai, L., Crank, S. T., …Greenman, J. (2017). Maintenance of head and neck tumor on-chip: gateway to personalized treatment?. Future Science OA, 3(2), (FSO174). doi:10.4155/fsoa-2016-0089. ISSN 2056-5623

Aim: Head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) are solid tumors with low overall survival (40–60%). In a move toward personalized medicine, maintenance of tumor biopsies in microfluidic tissue culture devices is being developed. Methodology/ res... Read More

Synthesis and bactericidal properties of porphyrins immobilized in a polyacrylamide support: influence of metal complexation on photoactivity (2017)
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(2017). Synthesis and bactericidal properties of porphyrins immobilized in a polyacrylamide support: influence of metal complexation on photoactivity. Journal of materials chemistry B, Materials for biology and medicine /, 5(9), 1834-1845. doi:10.1039/c6tb03198f

Spectroscopic and photodynamic properties of three novel polymeric hydrogels bearing porphyrins have been studied in vitro on the recombinant bioluminescent Gram-negative Escherichia coli DH5α to assess their ability to inactivate bacterial strains i... Read More

Amino acid based gallium-68 chelators capable of radiolabeling at neutral pH (2017)
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Kubicek, V., Bohmova, Z., Price, T. W., Gallo, J., Kubíček, V., Böhmová, Z., …Stasiuk, G. J. (2017). Amino acid based gallium-68 chelators capable of radiolabeling at neutral pH. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 46(48), (16973-16982). doi:10.1039/c7dt03398b. ISSN 1477-9226

Gallium-68 ( 68 Ga) has been the subject of increasing interest for its potential in the production of radiotracers for diagnosis of diseases. In this work we report the complexation of 68 Ga by the amino acid based tripodal chelate H 3 Dpaa, and two... Read More

A microfluidic chip based model for the study of full thickness human intestinal tissue using dual flow (2016)
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Dawson, A., Dyer, C., Macfie, J., Davies, J., Karsai, L., Greenman, J., & Jacobsen, M. (2016). A microfluidic chip based model for the study of full thickness human intestinal tissue using dual flow. Biomicrofluidics, 10(6), (064101). doi:10.1063/1.4964813. ISSN 1932-1058

© 2016 Author(s). The study of inflammatory bowel disease, including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease, has relied largely upon the use of animal or cell culture models; neither of which can represent all aspects of the human pathophysiology. Pr... Read More

Bleomycin increases neutrophil adhesion to human vascular endothelial cells independently of upregulation of ICAM-1 and E-selectin (2016)
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Crooks, M. G., Greenman, J., Hart, S. P., Sadofsky, L. R., & Williamson, J. D. (2016). Bleomycin increases neutrophil adhesion to human vascular endothelial cells independently of upregulation of ICAM-1 and E-selectin. Experimental Lung Research, 42(8-10), 397-407. doi:10.1080/01902148.2016.1243742

© 2016 Taylor & Francis. Aim of the Study: Bleomycin-induced lung disease is a serious complication of therapy characterized by alveolar injury, cytokine release, inflammatory cell recruitment, and eventually pulmonary fibrosis. The mechanisms unde... Read More

Oligoubiquitination of tissue factor on Lys255 promotes Ser253-dephosphorylation and terminates TF release (2016)
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Collier, M. E., Ettelaie, C., Featherby, S., Greenman, J., & Maraveyas, A. (2016). Oligoubiquitination of tissue factor on Lys255 promotes Ser253-dephosphorylation and terminates TF release. BBA - Molecular Cell Research, 1863(11), 2846-2857. doi:10.1016/j.bbamcr.2016.09.005

Restriction of tissue factor (TF) activity at the cell surface and TF release are critical for prevention of excessive coagulation. This study examined the regulation of TF dephosphorylation and its release through ubiquitination. A plasmid containin... Read More

Microfluidics : the fur-free way towards personalised medicine in cancer therapy (2016)
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Dawson, A., Greenman, J., Bower, R., & Green, V. (in press). Microfluidics : the fur-free way towards personalised medicine in cancer therapy. Drug target review, 3(1), 12-17

Microfluidic technology has great potential for complementing and, in some instances, replacing the use of animal models in the testing of medicines and in developing personalised treatments for cancer patients. The maintenance of tissue in an in viv... Read More

Current advances in ligand design for inorganic positron emission tomography tracers ⁶⁸Ga, ⁶⁴Cu, ⁸⁹Zr and ⁴⁴Sc (2016)
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Price, T. W., Stasiuk, G. J., & Greenman, J. (2016). Current advances in ligand design for inorganic positron emission tomography tracers ⁶⁸Ga, ⁶⁴Cu, ⁸⁹Zr and ⁴⁴Sc. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 45(40), (15702-15724). doi:10.1039/c5dt04706d. ISSN 1477-9226

A key part of the development of metal based Positron Emission Tomography probes is the chelation of the radiometal. In this review the recent developments in the chelation of four positron emitting radiometals, 68Ga, 64Cu, 89Zr and 44Sc, are explore... Read More

Analysis of the potential of cancer cell lines to release tissue factor-containing microvesicles: correlation with tissue factor and PAR2 expression (2016)
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Ettelaie, C., Collier, M. E. W., Featherby, S., Benelhaj, N. E., Greenman, J., & Maraveyas, A. (2016). Analysis of the potential of cancer cell lines to release tissue factor-containing microvesicles: correlation with tissue factor and PAR2 expression. Thrombosis journal, 14(2), doi:10.1186/s12959-016-0075-3

Background Despite the association of cancer-derived circulating tissue factor (TF)-containing microvesicles and hypercoagulable state, correlations with the incidence of thrombosis remain unclear. Methods In this study the upregulation of TF re... Read More

Prognostic value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (2015)
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Wong, B. Y. W., Stafford, N. D., Green, V. L., & Greenman, J. (2016). Prognostic value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head & neck, 38(S1), (E1903-E1908). doi:10.1002/hed.24346. ISSN 1043-3074

© 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.. Background The neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has been found to be predictive of survival outcome in a range of tumors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prognostic value of pretreatment (NLR) in pati... Read More

On-chip determination of C-reactive protein using magnetic particles in continuous flow (2014)
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Phurimsak, C., Tarn, M. D., Peyman, S. A., Greenman, J., & Pamme, N. (2014). On-chip determination of C-reactive protein using magnetic particles in continuous flow. Analytical chemistry, 86(21), (10552-10559). doi:10.1021/ac5023265. ISSN 0003-2700

We demonstrate the application of a multilaminar flow platform, in which functionalized magnetic particles are deflected through alternating laminar flow streams of reagents and washing solutions via an external magnet, for the rapid detection of the... Read More