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Mathematical modeling of canonical and non-canonical NF-κB pathways in TNF stimulation (2020)
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Ji, B., Zhang, Y., Zhen, C., Fagan, M. J., & Yang, Q. (2020). Mathematical modeling of canonical and non-canonical NF-κB pathways in TNF stimulation. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 196, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2020.105677

Background and objective: NF-κB can be activated by the canonical and non-canonical pathways. These two pathways interplay via the TRAF1|NIK complex after stimulation by TNF. However existing mathematical models of two pathways are inadequate. In thi... Read More about Mathematical modeling of canonical and non-canonical NF-κB pathways in TNF stimulation.

Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise (2020)
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Al-Karadi, M. S., & Langley, P. (2020). Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise. Sensors, 20(14), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20144029

The reporting of U wave abnormalities is clinically important, but the measurement of this small electrocardiographic (ECG) feature is extremely difficult, especially in challenging recording conditions, such as stress exercise, due to contaminating... Read More about Multi-beat averaging reveals u waves are ubiquitous and standing tall at elevated heart rates following exercise.

The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study (2020)
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Watson, P. J., Fagan, M. J., & Dobson, C. A. (in press). The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study. Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2020.1777546

Remodelling and adaptation of bone within the pelvis is believed to be influenced by the mechanical strains generated during locomotion. Variation in the cortical bone thickness observed in the prenatal ilium has been linked to the musculoskeletal lo... Read More about The influence of musculoskeletal forces on the growth of the prenatal cortex in the ilium: a finite element study.

On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers (2020)
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Esfahani, M. M., Patinglag, L., Esfahani, M. M. N., Ragunathan, K., He, P., Brown, N. J., …Tarn, M. D. (2020). On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers. Analyst, 145(14), 4920-4930. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01881f

The miniaturisation of positron emission tomography (PET) radiotracer production is facilitating a move towards a dose-on-demand strategy that would enable a stratified approach to patient diagnostics, but while the on-chip synthesis steps have been... Read More about On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers.

Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films (2020)
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Ng, J. K. G., Rybchenko, S. I., & Lukaschuk, S. (2020). Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films. Nano Express, 1(1), 010044. https://doi.org/10.1088/2632-959x/ab970b

This paper describes the development of a novel method of producing nanoporous polymeric membranes in a cost-effective and reproducible manner. The novelty of the technique hinges on the exploitation of a new type of sacrificial material & structures... Read More about Magnetic array-templated method for fabrication of polymer nanoporous films.

Electrical and mechanical analysis of a segmented solar thermoelectric generator under non-uniform heat flux (2020)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Xuan, Q., Zhao, X., Ma, X., & Cui, Y. (2020). Electrical and mechanical analysis of a segmented solar thermoelectric generator under non-uniform heat flux. Energy, 199, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117433

Optimization of segmented solar thermoelectric generator for power output enhancement has been well researched however, the mechanical reliability study of such devices is usually neglected. In addition, assumed heat flux distribution or uniform flux... Read More about Electrical and mechanical analysis of a segmented solar thermoelectric generator under non-uniform heat flux.

A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Montgomery, G. . J. H., Abt, G., Dobson, C. A., Evans, W. J., Aye, M., & Ditroilo, M. (in press). A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, https://doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.20.10412-2

BACKGROUND: Intermittent mechanical loading generates greater bone adaptations than continuous mechanical loading in rodents but has never been evaluated in humans. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of a continuous and intermittent counter... Read More about A 12-month continuous and intermittent high-impact exercise intervention and its effects on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a feasibility randomised controlled trial.

Drop weight impact behaviour of viscoelastically prestressed composites (2020)
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Qin, Y., & Fancey, K. S. (2020). Drop weight impact behaviour of viscoelastically prestressed composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 131, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.105782

Viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites (VPPMCs) are produced by subjecting fibres to tensile creep, the creep load being released prior to fibre moulding. Following matrix curing, the viscoelastically recovering fibres generate com... Read More about Drop weight impact behaviour of viscoelastically prestressed composites.