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Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. (2009)
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Liu, C. H., Bhuiyan, M. A., Ward, J., & Sui, J. (2009). Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(4), (939-947). doi:10.1037/a0013710. ISSN 0096-1523

The relationship between pose and illumination learning in face recognition was examined in a yes-no recognition paradigm. The authors assessed whether pose training can transfer to a new illumination or vice versa. Results show that an extensive lev... Read More

The synthesis and mesomorphic properties of liquid crystals with bulky terminal groups designed for bookshelf geometry ferroelectric mixtures (2009)
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Radini, I. A., & Hird, M. (2009). The synthesis and mesomorphic properties of liquid crystals with bulky terminal groups designed for bookshelf geometry ferroelectric mixtures. Liquid crystals, 36(12), (1417-1430). doi:10.1080/02678290903268328. ISSN 0267-8292

The synthesis and mesomorphic properties of a systematic range of ortho difluoroterphenyls with a bulky terminal chain are detailed. The bulky terminal chain consists of either a tertiarybutyl group or a trimethylsilyl unit, each separated from the c... Read More

Comparative PBT screening using (Q)SAR tools within REACH legislation (2009)
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Zachary, M., & Greenway, G. M. (2009). Comparative PBT screening using (Q)SAR tools within REACH legislation. SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, 20(1-2), 145-157. https://doi.org/10.1080/10629360902724143

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU are facing challenges due to the introduction of new legislation designed to protect consumers and the environment, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of CHemicals). There... Read More

Development of a high throughput screening tool for biotransformations utilising a thermophilic L-aminoacylase enzyme (2009)
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Ngamsom, B., Hickey, A. M., Greenway, G. M., Littlechild, J. A., Watts, P., & Wiles, C. (2010). Development of a high throughput screening tool for biotransformations utilising a thermophilic L-aminoacylase enzyme. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 63(1-2), 81-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcatb.2009.12.013

Micro-reactors containing a monolith-immobilised thermophilic l-aminoacylase, from Thermococcus litoralis, have been developed for use in biotransformation reactions and a study has been carried out to investigate the stereospecificity and stability... Read More

Development of a monolith based immobilized lipase micro-reactor for biocatalytic reactions in a biphasic mobile system (2009)
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He, P., Greenway, G., & Haswell, S. J. (2010). Development of a monolith based immobilized lipase micro-reactor for biocatalytic reactions in a biphasic mobile system. Process Biochemistry, 45(4), 593-597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2009.12.008

This paper reports a simple method for producing macroporous silica-monoliths with controllable porosity that can be used for the immobilization of lipases to generate an active and stable micro-reactor for biocatalysis. A range of commercially avail... Read More

Effects of surfactant structure on the phase inversion of emulsions stabilized by mixtures of silica nanoparticles and cationic surfactant (2009)
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Cui, Z. G., Yang, L. L., Cui, Y. Z., & Binks, B. P. (2010). Effects of surfactant structure on the phase inversion of emulsions stabilized by mixtures of silica nanoparticles and cationic surfactant. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 26(7), (4717-4724). doi:10.1021/la903589e. ISSN 0743-7463

Silica nanoparticles without any surface modification are not surface active at the toluene-water interface due to their extreme hydrophilicity but can be surface activated in situ by adsorbing cationic surfactant from water. This work investigates t... Read More

Detection of nitric oxide in tissue samples by ESI-MS (2009)
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Shen, Z., Webster, A., Welham, K. J., Dyer, C. E., Greenman, J., & Haswell, S. J. (2010). Detection of nitric oxide in tissue samples by ESI-MS. The Analyst, 135(2), 302-305. doi:10.1039/b917643h

A novel method to determine nitric oxide (NO) in biological tissue samples with minimal interference from the cellular detritus is described. Methylpiperazinobenzenediamine, consisting of an o-phenylenediamine and a methyl piperazine group, was chose... Read More

Proteomic identification of putative biomarkers of radiotherapy resistance: a possible role for the 26S proteasome? (2009)
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Smith, L., Qutob, O., Watson, M. B., Beavis, A. W., Potts, D., Welham, K. J., …Cawkwell, L. (2009). Proteomic identification of putative biomarkers of radiotherapy resistance: a possible role for the 26S proteasome?. Neoplasia, 11(11), (1194-1207). doi:10.1593/neo.09902. ISSN 1522-8002

PURPOSE: We aimed to identify putative predictive protein biomarkers of radioresistance. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: Three breast cancer cell lines (MCF7, MDA-MB-231, and T47D) were used as in vitro models to study radioresistance. Inherent radiosensitiviti... Read More

Anchoring novel molecular biomarker responses to traditional responses in fish exposed to environmental contamination (2009)
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Nogueira, P., Pacheco, M., Lourdes Pereira, M., Mendo, S., & Rotchell, J. M. (2010). Anchoring novel molecular biomarker responses to traditional responses in fish exposed to environmental contamination. Environmental pollution, 158(5), (1783-1790). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.11.007. ISSN 0269-7491

The responses of Dicentrarchus labrax and Liza aurata to aquatic pollution were assessed in a contaminated coastal lagoon, using both traditional and novel biomarkers combined. DNA damage, assessed by comet assay, was higher in both fish species from... Read More

Rapid and direct magnetization of GFP-reporter yeast for micro-screening systems (2009)
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García-Alonso, J., Fakhrullin, R. F., & Paunov, V. N. (2010). Rapid and direct magnetization of GFP-reporter yeast for micro-screening systems. Biosensors & bioelectronics, 25(7), 1816-1819. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2009.11.016

Saccharomyces cerevisiae containing fluorescent markers are ideal candidates for applications in microfluidic screening systems as fluorescence signal is emitted without the need of additional reagents. Here we develop a method for magnetic functiona... Read More

A direct technique for preparation of magnetically functionalised living yeast cells (2009)
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Fakhrullin, R. F., García-Alonso, J., & Paunov, V. N. (2010). A direct technique for preparation of magnetically functionalised living yeast cells. Soft matter, 6(2), 391-397. https://doi.org/10.1039/b914065d

A direct technique for preparation of magnetically functionalised yeast cells by using polyelectrolyte mediated deposition of magnetite nanoparticles is reported. We demonstrate that the cells preserve their viability after the magnetite deposition a... Read More

A qualitative model of limiting factors for a salmon life cycle in the context of river rehabilitation (2009)
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Noble, R. A. A., Bredeweg, B., Linnebank, F., Salles, P., & Cowx, I. G. (2009). A qualitative model of limiting factors for a salmon life cycle in the context of river rehabilitation. Ecological informatics, 4(5-6), 299-319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2009.09.006

Qualitative Reasoning modelling has been promoted as a tool for formalising, integrating and exploring conceptual knowledge in ecological systems, such as river rehabilitation, which draw different information from multiple domains. A qualitative mod... Read More

MRI contrast agent delivery using spore capsules: controlled release in blood plasma (2009)
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Lorch, M., Thomasson, M. J., Diego-Taboada, A., Barrier, S., Atkin, S. L., Mackenzie, G., & Archibald, S. J. (2009). MRI contrast agent delivery using spore capsules: controlled release in blood plasma. Chemical communications : Chem comm / the Royal Society of Chemistry, 6442-6444. https://doi.org/10.1039/b909551a

The exine coatings of spores can be used to encapsulate drug molecules. We have demonstrated that these microcapsules can be filled with a commercial gadolinium(III) MRI contrast agent (in this proof of concept study Gd-DTPA-BMA was used) which is sl... Read More

UV polymerisation of surfactants adsorbed at the nematic liquid crystal-water interface produces an optical response (2009)
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Fletcher, P. D. I., Kang, N., & Paunov, V. N. (2009). UV polymerisation of surfactants adsorbed at the nematic liquid crystal-water interface produces an optical response. Chemphyschem, 10(17), 3046-3053. https://doi.org/10.1002/cphc.200900405

We have investigated the changes in crossed polariser optical textures produced by adsorption and UV polymerisation of a range of polymerisable surfactants at the interface between a nematic liquid crystal and water. Similar to non-polymerisable surf... Read More

Influence of acetylene-containing peripheral chains on the mesomorphic properties of triphenylene-based liquid crystals (2009)
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Stackhouse, P. J., & Hird, M. (2009). Influence of acetylene-containing peripheral chains on the mesomorphic properties of triphenylene-based liquid crystals. Liquid crystals, 36(9), (953-965). doi:10.1080/02678290903165490. ISSN 0267-8292

Three series of novel acetylene-containing triphenylene-based liquid crystals have been prepared. One class of material is symmetrical with the acetylenic unit located at the terminus of a peripheral alkynyloxy chain in a peripheral position at the t... Read More

Bioenergy production for CO2-mitigation and rural development via valorisation of low value crop residues and their upgrade into energy carriers: A challenge for sunflower and soya residues (2009)
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Zabaniotou, A., Kantarelis, E., Skoulou, V., & Chatziavgoustis, T. (2010). Bioenergy production for CO2-mitigation and rural development via valorisation of low value crop residues and their upgrade into energy carriers: A challenge for sunflower and soya residues. Bioresource technology : biomass, bioenergy, biowastes, conversion technologies, biotransformations, production technologies, 101(2), 619-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2009.08.004

The present study concerns the energetic valorization of sunflower and soya residues by air fixed-bed gasification. The main process parameters that have been investigated were the temperature and air equivalence ratio. Experimental results indicated... Read More

Synthesis and characterisation of the quaternary nitride-fluoride Ce2MnN3F2-δ (2009)
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Headspith, D. A., Sullivan, E., Greaves, C., & Francesconi, M. G. (2009). Synthesis and characterisation of the quaternary nitride-fluoride Ce2MnN3F2-δ. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 9273-9279. doi:10.1039/b908591b

Ce 2 MnN 3 F 2-δ has been synthesised via low-temperature fluorination of the ternary nitride Ce 2 MnN 3 . To the best of our knowledge, Ce 2 MnN 3 F 2-δ is the first quaternary nitride-fluoride to be reported. The reaction of Ce 2 MnN 3 with 10% F 2... Read More

Determination of interaction potentials of colloidal monolayers from the inversion of pair correlation functions: A two-dimensional predictor-corrector method (2009)
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Law, A. D., & Buzza, D. M. A. (2009). Determination of interaction potentials of colloidal monolayers from the inversion of pair correlation functions: A two-dimensional predictor-corrector method. The Journal of chemical physics, 131(9), 094704 - 094704. doi:10.1063/1.3216568

The structure and stability of colloidal monolayers depend crucially on the effective pair potential u (r) between colloidal particles. In this paper, we develop a two-dimensional (2D) predictor-corrector method for extracting u (r) from the pair cor... Read More

Non-geometric backgrounds, doubled geometry and generalised T-duality (2009)
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Hull, C. M., & Reid-Edwards, R. A. (2009). Non-geometric backgrounds, doubled geometry and generalised T-duality. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2009(09), doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2009/09/014

String backgrounds with a local torus fibration such as T-folds are naturally formulated in a doubled formalism in which the torus fibres are doubled to include dual coordinates conjugate to winding number. Here we formulate and explore a generalisat... Read More

Silent speech interfaces (2009)
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Denby, B., Schultz, T., Honda, K., Hueber, T., Gilbert, J. M., & Brumberg, J. S. (2010). Silent speech interfaces. Speech communication, 52(4), (270-287). doi:10.1016/j.specom.2009.08.002. ISSN 0167-6393

The possibility of speech processing in the absence of an intelligible acoustic signal has given rise to the idea of a 'silent speech' interface, to be used as an aid for the speech-handicapped, or as part of a communications system operating in sile... Read More