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Inventory of aquatic contaminant flux arising from historical metal mining in England and Wales (2010)
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Mayes, W. M., Potter, H. A. B., & Jarvis, A. P. (2010). Inventory of aquatic contaminant flux arising from historical metal mining in England and Wales. The Science of the total environment, 408(17), 3576-3583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.04.021

The impact of discharges from abandoned metal and ironstone mines has been a much studied form of aquatic pollution in recent decades. Few attempts however, have been made to accurately determine the overall contaminant mass flux arising from abandon... Read More

Directed assembly of yeast cells into living yeastosomes by microbubble templating (2010)
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Brandy, M., Cayre, O. J., Fakhrullin, R. F., Velev, O. D., & Paunov, V. N. (2010). Directed assembly of yeast cells into living yeastosomes by microbubble templating. Soft matter, 6(15), 3494-3498. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0sm00003e

We report the fabrication of yeastosomes—novel multicellular assemblies, which consist of a spherical monolayer of living yeast cells held together by colloid interactions. Our method is based on templating of microbubbles with cells coated wit... Read More

A microflow chemiluminescence system for determination of chloramphenicol in honey with preconcentration using a molecularly imprinted polymer (2010)
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Thongchai, W., Liawruangath, B., Liawruangrath, S., & Greenway, G. M. (2010). A microflow chemiluminescence system for determination of chloramphenicol in honey with preconcentration using a molecularly imprinted polymer. Talanta, 82(2), 560-566. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2010.05.007

A novel chemiluminescence (CL) microfluidic system incorporating a molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) preconcentration step was used for the determination of chloramphenicol in honey samples. The MIP was prepared by using chloramphenicol as the temp... Read More

Porphyrin-nanosensor conjugates. New tools for the measurement of intracellular response to reactive oxygen species (2010)
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Josefsen, L. B., Aylott, J. W., Beeby, A., Warburton, P., Boyle, J. P., Peers, C., & Boyle, R. W. (2010). Porphyrin-nanosensor conjugates. New tools for the measurement of intracellular response to reactive oxygen species. Photochemical & photobiological sciences : an international journal, 9(6), 801-811. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0pp00004c

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have for some time been implicated in the onset and progression of medical conditions including cancer, ageing, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease. Recently, it has been postulated that ROS play a much more subtle rol... Read More

Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains (2010)
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Wragg, D. S., Le Ouay, B., Beale, A. M., O'Brien, M. G., Slawin, A. M., Warren, J. E., …Morris, R. E. (2010). Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 183(7), 1625-1631. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2010.05.002

We have prepared isostructural aluminium and gallium phosphate chains by ionothermal reactions in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide and 1-ethylpyridinium bromide under a variety of conditions. The chains can be prepared as pure phases or along with... Read More

Circadian variation of human ventricular fibrillation dominant frequency (2010)
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Langley, P., MacGowan, G. A., & Murray, A. (2010). Circadian variation of human ventricular fibrillation dominant frequency. Resuscitation, 81(8), (950-955). doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2010.03.026. ISSN 0300-9572

Aim Circadian variation in human ventricular fibrillation (VF) dominant frequency is unknown. If present this would provide evidence of physiological influence on VF. The objective was to quantify the circadian variation in human VF dominant frequen... Read More

Rapid PCR amplification using a microfluidic device with integrated microwave heating and air impingement cooling (2010)
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Shaw, K. J., Docker, P. T., Yelland, J. V., Dyer, C. E., Greenman, J., Greenway, G. M., & Haswell, S. J. (2010). Rapid PCR amplification using a microfluidic device with integrated microwave heating and air impingement cooling. Lab on a chip, 10(13), 1725-1728. https://doi.org/10.1039/c000357n

A microwave heating system is described for performing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a microfluidic device. The heating system, in combination with air impingement cooling, provided rapid thermal cycling with heating and cooling rates of up to 6... Read More

Influence of nanoparticle addition to Winsor surfactant microemulsion systems (2010)
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Binks, B., Fletcher, P., & Tian, L. (2010). Influence of nanoparticle addition to Winsor surfactant microemulsion systems. Colloids and surfaces. A, Physicochemical and engineering aspects, 363(1-3), (8-15). doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.03.045. ISSN 0927-7757

The influence of adding negatively charged silica nanoparticles to multiphase Winsor microemulsion systems of cationic surfactant/alcohol cosurfactant is reported. It is found that the particles do not change the salt-induced progression of Winsor sy... Read More

Current knowledge on non-native freshwater fish introductions (2010)
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Gozlan, R. E., Britton, J. R., Cowx, I., & Copp, G. H. (2010). Current knowledge on non-native freshwater fish introductions. Journal of fish biology, 76(4), 751-786. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02566.x

This review provides a contemporary account of knowledge on aspects of introductions of non-native fish species and includes issues associated with introduction pathways, ecological and economic impacts, risk assessments, management options and impac... Read More

Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction (2010)
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McIntyre, L. J., Prior, T. J., & Fogg, A. M. (2010). Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction. Chemistry of materials : a publication of the American Chemical Society, 22(8), 2635-2645. https://doi.org/10.1021/cm1000208

In situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction has been used to investigate the synthesis of the recently reported lanthanide hydroxynitrate phases, Ln 2 (OH) 5 NO 3 ·1.5H 2 O (Ln = Y, Er, Yb). Through control of the reaction temperature, three distinct... Read More

Biomedical applications of macrocyclic ligand complexes (2010)
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Mewis, R. E., & Archibald, S. J. (2010). Biomedical applications of macrocyclic ligand complexes. Coordination chemistry reviews, 254(15-16), 1686-1712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2010.02.025

Macrocyclic chelators can form highly stable complexes with transition metals and lanthanides. In this review, the recent advances towards biomedical applications of macrocyclic complexes are outlined. The use of such complexes in imaging as MRI cont... Read More

Colour change and assortment in the western rainbowfish (2010)
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Rodgers, G. M., Kelley, J. L., & Morrell, L. J. (2010). Colour change and assortment in the western rainbowfish. Animal behaviour, 79(5), (1025-1030). doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.01.017. ISSN 0003-3472

Grouping behaviour is widespread across the animal kingdom, and is known to reduce an individual's risk of predation, for example through predator confusion. Theory predicts that individuals that are different in appearance to the rest of the group a... Read More

Non-aqueous foams in lubricating oil systems (2010)
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Binks, B., Davies, C., Fletcher, P., & Sharp, E. (2010). Non-aqueous foams in lubricating oil systems. Colloids and surfaces. A, Physicochemical and engineering aspects, 360(1-3), (198-204). doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.02.028. ISSN 0927-7757

We have investigated the foaming properties of mixtures of a hydrocarbon oil solvent with various low molar mass, polymeric and overbased detergent particle additives used in lubricating oils. Foam formation occurs only when the additive concentratio... Read More

Reliable decentralized supervisory control of fuzzy discrete event systems (2010)
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Wang, F., Feng, Z., & Jiang, P. (2010). Reliable decentralized supervisory control of fuzzy discrete event systems. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 161(12), (1657-1668). doi:10.1016/j.fss.2010.02.002. ISSN 0165-0114

Decentralized supervisory control has been introduced to deal with a class of fuzzy discrete event systems (DES) in which state transitions are uncertain. In this paper, we develop the work on fuzzy DES to consider the reliable decentralized supervis... Read More

Estrogens disrupt serotonin receptor and cyclooxygenase mRNA expression in the gonads of mussels (Mytilus edulis) (2010)
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Cubero-Leon, E., Ciocan, C. M., Hill, E. M., Osada, M., Kishida, M., Itoh, N., …Rotchell, J. M. (2010). Estrogens disrupt serotonin receptor and cyclooxygenase mRNA expression in the gonads of mussels (Mytilus edulis). Aquatic Toxicology, 98(2), (178-187). doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2010.02.007. ISSN 0166-445X

Estrogenic contaminants in the aquatic environment are associated with feminisation of male fish, however their effects on some invertebrate species, such as bivalve molluscs, have yet to be characterised. Gametogenesis represents a critical step in... Read More

Rapid, multistep on-chip DNA hybridisation in continuous flow on magnetic particles (2010)
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Vojtíšek, M., Iles, A., & Pamme, N. (2010). Rapid, multistep on-chip DNA hybridisation in continuous flow on magnetic particles. Biosensors & bioelectronics, 25(9), 2172-2176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2010.01.034

DNA hybridisation is an important tool for bioanalytical research and clinical diagnostics; conventional methods, however, require long incubation times and numerous washing steps, rendering the procedure time consuming and labour intensive. In this... Read More

 A "Society of Mind" cognitive architecture based on the principles of artificial economics (2010)
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Davis, D. N., & Venkatamuni, V. M. (2010).  A "Society of Mind" cognitive architecture based on the principles of artificial economics. International journal of artificial life research, 1(1), 51-71. doi:10.4018/jalr.2010102104

This research investigates the concept of mind as a control system using the "Society of Agents" metaphor, whereby the whole is described as the collective behavior of simple and intelligent agents. This powerful concept for mind research benefits fr... Read More

Providing context to the global code of practice for recreational fisheries (2010)
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Arlinghaus, R., Cooke, S. J., & Cowx, I. G. (2010). Providing context to the global code of practice for recreational fisheries. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 17(2), 146-156. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2400.2009.00696.x

An in-depth explanation of selected content of the European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission's 'Code of Practice for Recreational Fisheries' (CoP) is presented. The focus is on core areas that were intensely debated in the drafting the CoP. These... Read More

Site-specific and stoichiometric conjugation of cationic porphyrins to antiangiogenic monoclonal antibodies (2010)
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Alonso, C. M. A., Palumbo, A., Bullous, A. J., Pretto, F., Neri, D., & Boyle, R. W. (2010). Site-specific and stoichiometric conjugation of cationic porphyrins to antiangiogenic monoclonal antibodies. Bioconjugate chemistry, 21(2), 302-313. https://doi.org/10.1021/bc9003537

Synthesis of three new cationic thiol-reactive maleimide-porphyrin derivatives and their use in site-specific conjugation to monoclonal antibodies is reported. The selective reactivity toward thiols is demonstrated using competition experiments, wher... Read More