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Bleomycin increases neutrophil adhesion to human vascular endothelial cells independently of upregulation of ICAM-1 and E-selectin (2016)
Journal Article
Williamson, J. D., Sadofsky, L. R., Crooks, M. G., Greenman, J., & Hart, S. P. (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. https://doi.org/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)
Journal Article
Ettelaie, C., Collier, M. E., 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)
Journal Article
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., Greenman, J., & Stasiuk, G. 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. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5dt04706d

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)
Journal Article
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), https://doi.org/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

Microfluidic culture of head and neck tumour maintains viability, as shown by single cell analysis, providing potential for novel applications and personalised medicine (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Bower, R., Green, V., Kuvshinov, D., Crank, S., Stafford, N., & Greenman, J. (2016). Microfluidic culture of head and neck tumour maintains viability, as shown by single cell analysis, providing potential for novel applications and personalised medicine

The current paper details a succinct characterisation of an in-house designed microfluidic culture device. The maintenance of tissue viability was determined by studying single cells, following dissociation, of head and neck tumour pre and post cultu... Read More

Prognostic value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (2015)
Journal Article
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

© 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)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac5023265

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

Frequency over function : raised levels of CD127low/- regulatory T cells in the tumour microenvironment compared with the periphery of head and neck cancer patients (2014)
Journal Article
Drennan, S., Stafford, N. D., Greenman, J., & Green, V. L. (2014). Frequency over function : raised levels of CD127low/- regulatory T cells in the tumour microenvironment compared with the periphery of head and neck cancer patients. Journal of clinical & cellular immunology, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.4172/2155-9899.1000241

Objective: Regulatory T cells (Tregs) are known to infiltrate the tumour microenvironment of many cancers, including head and neck malignancies, and are thought to contribute to the host's impaired anti-tumour immune response. However, their immunosu... Read More

Imaging COX-2 expression in cancer using PET/SPECT radioligands: current status and future directions (2013)
Journal Article
Pacelli, A., Greenman, J., Cawthorne, C., & Smith, G. (2014). Imaging COX-2 expression in cancer using PET/SPECT radioligands: current status and future directions. Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals, 57(4), 317-322. doi:10.1002/jlcr.3160

The role of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 as a driving force in early tumourigenesis and the current interest in the combination of COX-2 inhibitors with standard therapy in clinical trials creates an urgent need to establish clinically relevant diagnostic... Read More

Analysis of radiation-induced cell death in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and rat liver maintained in microfluidic devices (2013)
Journal Article
Green, V. L., Greenman, J., Carr, S. D., & Stafford, N. D. (2014). Analysis of radiation-induced cell death in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and rat liver maintained in microfluidic devices. Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, 150(1), 73-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599813507427

Objective The aim of this study was to investigate how head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) tissue biopsies maintained in a pseudo in vivo environment within a bespoke microfluidic device respond to radiation treatment. Study Design Feasibi... Read More

Increased frequency and suppressive activity of CD127low/- regulatory T cells in the peripheral circulation of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are associated with advanced stage and nodal involvement (2013)
Journal Article
Drennan, S., Stafford, N. D., Greenman, J., & Green, V. (2013). Increased frequency and suppressive activity of CD127low/- regulatory T cells in the peripheral circulation of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are associated with advanced stage and nodal involvement. Immunology, 140(3), 335-343. doi:10.1111/imm.12144

The presence of regulatory T (Treg) cells is thought to be an important mechanism by which head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) successfully evades the immune system. Using multicolour flow cytometry, the frequency and functional capacity of... Read More

Direct processing of clinically relevant large volume samples for the detection of sexually transmitted infectious agents from urine on a microfluidic device (2012)
Journal Article
Kemp, C., Birch, C., Shaw, K. J., Nixon, G. J., Docker, P. T., Greenman, J., …Dyer, C. E. (2012). Direct processing of clinically relevant large volume samples for the detection of sexually transmitted infectious agents from urine on a microfluidic device. Analytical Methods, 4(7), 2141-2144. doi:10.1039/c2ay25075f

Urine is a preferred specimen for nucleic acid-based detection of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) but represents a challenge for microfluidic devices due to low analyte concentrations. We present an extraction methodology enabling rapid on-chi... Read More

Intraluminal thrombus has a selective influence on matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors (tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases) in the wall of abdominal aortic aneurysms (2012)
Journal Article
Abdul Rahman, M., Mazari, F., Khan, J. A., Madden, L., McCollum, P., Shahin, Y., …Smith, G. (2012). Intraluminal thrombus has a selective influence on matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors (tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases) in the wall of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Annals of vascular surgery, 26(3), 322-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2011.08.015

BACKGROUND The influence of intraluminal thrombus (ILT) on the proteolytic environment within the wall of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is unknown. This is the first study to examine the correlation between ILT thickness and the levels of matrix... Read More

Evaluation of heart tissue viability under redox-magnetohydrodynamics conditions: Toward fine-tuning flow in biological microfluidics applications (2012)
Journal Article
Cheah, L. T., Fritsch, I., Haswell, S. J., & Greenman, J. (2012). Evaluation of heart tissue viability under redox-magnetohydrodynamics conditions: Toward fine-tuning flow in biological microfluidics applications. Biotechnology and bioengineering, 109(7), 1827-1834. doi:10.1002/bit.24426

A microfluidic system containing a chamber for heart tissue biopsies, perfused with Krebs–Henseleit buffer containing glucose and antibiotic (KHGB) using peristaltic pumps and continuously stimulated, was used to evaluate tissue viability under... Read More

Voltammetric Immunoassay for the Detection of Protein Biomarkers (2012)
Journal Article
Haswell, S. J., Dou, Y., Wadhawan, J., & Greenman, J. (2012). Voltammetric Immunoassay for the Detection of Protein Biomarkers. Electroanalysis, 24(2), 264-272. doi:10.1002/elan.201100676

A strategy for a fast (ca. 20 min), specific, electrochemical immunoassay for the cardiac biomarker creatine kinase (CK) and the human cytokine interleukin 10 (IL10) has been developed in this paper. The polyaniline modified gold surface formed from... Read More

Reply to “Analysis of NO and its metabolites by mass spectrometry. Comment on ‘Detection of nitric oxide in tissue samples by ESI-MS’” (2011)
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Zheng, S., Webster, A., Zheng, S., Welham, K. J., Dyer, C. E., Greenman, J., …Haswell, S. J. (2011). Reply to “Analysis of NO and its metabolites by mass spectrometry. Comment on ‘Detection of nitric oxide in tissue samples by ESI-MS’”. The Analyst, 136(2), 411-411. doi:10.1039/c0an00729c

Comment by Tsikas et al. (Analyst, 2011, DOI: 10.1039/c0an00411a) on the preliminary work by Shen and colleagues (Analyst, 2010, 135, 302) describing the use of ESI-MS/MS for the detection of methylpiperazinobenzenediamine, as a probe for NO in tissu... Read More

Effect of treatment on systemic cytokines in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients (2011)
Journal Article
Green, V. L., Michno, A., Greenman, J., & Stafford, N. D. (2012). Effect of treatment on systemic cytokines in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. Results in immunology, 2, (1-6). doi:10.1016/j.rinim.2011.12.001. ISSN 2211-2839

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of HNSCC tumour treatment on systemic Th1 and Th2 cytokine levels and investigate correlations with clinicopathological parameters. IL2, IL4, IL5, IL6, IL8, IL10, IL13, GMCSF, IFNγ and TNF&alpha... Read More

Serum IL10, IL12 and circulating CD4+CD25high T regulatory cells in relation to long-term clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients (2011)
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Green, V. L., Irune, E., Prasai, A., Alhamarneh, O., Greenman, J., & Stafford, N. D. (2012). Serum IL10, IL12 and circulating CD4+CD25high T regulatory cells in relation to long-term clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. International Journal of Oncology, 40(3), 833-839. https://doi.org/10.3892/ijo.2011.1259

IL10, but not IL12 or T regulatory cells in the circulation of newly presenting, pre-treatment head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients, has been shown previously to be related to survival over a mean follow-up period of 15 months. Here... Read More

On-chip integrated labelling, transport and detection of tumour cells (2011)
Journal Article
Woods, J., Docker, P. T., Dyer, C. E., Haswell, S. J., & Greenman, J. (2011). On-chip integrated labelling, transport and detection of tumour cells. ELECTROPHORESIS, 32(22), 3188-3195. doi:10.1002/elps.201100172

Microflow cytometry represents a promising tool for the investigation of diagnostic and prognostic cellular cancer markers, particularly if integrated within a device that allows primary cells to be freshly isolated from the solid tumour biopsies tha... Read More