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Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization (2020)
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Sturmey, R., & Leary, C. (in press). Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization. Molecular Human Reproduction, https://doi.org/10.1093/molehr/gaaa015

The pattern of metabolism by early embryos in vitro has been linked to a range of phenotypes, including viability. However, the extent to which metabolic function of embryos is modified by specific methods used during ART has yet to be fully describ... Read More about Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization.

Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters (2020)
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Santoro, O., & Redshaw, C. (2020). Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters. Catalysts open access journal, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/catal10020210

In this review, we discuss the use of titanium complexes bearing either bridged diphenolate or calix[n]arene (n = 4, 6, 8) ligation, in the formation of plastics from α-olefins or via the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters. The synthe... Read More about Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters.

Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems (2020)
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Davarpanah Jazi, S., Wells, M., Peakall, J., Dorrell, R., Thomas, R., Keevil, G., …Valran, T. (in press). Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems. Journal of geophysical research. C, Oceans, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019jc015284

Oceanic density currents in many deep-water channels are strongly influenced by the Coriolis force. The dynamics of the bottom-boundary layer in large geostrophic flows, and low Rossby number turbidity currents, are very important for determining the... Read More about Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems.

Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions (2020)
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Papakonstantinou, A., & Efthimiou, G. (2020). Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions. Acta Scientific Microbiology, 3(3), 1-11

Formation of bacterial biοfilms is an important survival strategy in multiple adverse environments. It is often affected by the nature of the attachment surface, the bacterial strain and the surrounding physicochemical conditions. The effect of low p... Read More about Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions.

Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system (2020)
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Rejeb, O., Shittu, S., Ghenai, C., Li, G., Zhao, X., & Bettayeb, M. (in press). Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system. Renewable energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.02.007

This work presents, for the first time, a statistical model to forecast the electrical efficiency of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric system (CPV-TE). The main objective of this work is to analyze the impact of the input factors (product of s... Read More about Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system.

Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines (2020)
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Bankoff, G. (2020). Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines. Environment and History, 2020(1), 7-29. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734019X15755402985532

Rich volcanic soils have long attracted human settlements which have traded the risk of eruption against the benefits of higher agricultural yields. Yet little research has been done on how societies have normalized the risks and adapted to living in... Read More about Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines.

Screening and brief interventions for adolescent alcohol use disorders presenting through emergency departments: a research programme including two RCTs (2020)
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Deluca, P., Coulton, S., Alam, M. F., Boniface, S., Donoghue, K., Gilvarry, E., …Drummond, C. (in press). Screening and brief interventions for adolescent alcohol use disorders presenting through emergency departments: a research programme including two RCTs. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 8(2), 1-144. https://doi.org/10.3310/pgfar08020

Invasive marine species discovered on non–native kelp rafts in the warmest Antarctic island (2020)
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Avila, C., Angulo-Preckler, C., Martín-Martín, R. P., Figuerola, B., Griffiths, H. J., & Waller, C. L. (2020). Invasive marine species discovered on non–native kelp rafts in the warmest Antarctic island. Scientific reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-58561-y

Antarctic shallow coastal marine communities were long thought to be isolated from their nearest neighbours by hundreds of kilometres of deep ocean and the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. The discovery of non–native kelp washed up on Antarctic beach... Read More about Invasive marine species discovered on non–native kelp rafts in the warmest Antarctic island.

Climate governance effects on carbon disclosure and performance (2020)
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Bui, B., Houqe, M. N., & Zaman, M. (in press). Climate governance effects on carbon disclosure and performance. The British accounting review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2019.100880

Integration of carbon oversight into board structures and processes has the potential to improve carbon performance and demonstrate accountability to stakeholders. However, it is not clear how climate governance affects carbon disclosure. Contributin... Read More about Climate governance effects on carbon disclosure and performance.

Two dimensional coordination polymers based on 3,5-di(1H-imidazol-1-yl)pyridine and their fluorescence properties (2020)
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Zhang, H., Zhu, Z. Q., Zhou, F., Redshaw, C., Chen, K., & Xu, J. (2020). Two dimensional coordination polymers based on 3,5-di(1H-imidazol-1-yl)pyridine and their fluorescence properties. Journal of molecular structure, 1207, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2020.127818

The solvothermal synthesis of three new 2D MOFs is reported. From the reaction of 3,5-di(1H-imidazol- 1-yl)pyridine (dip) and the metal salts Co(NO3)2$6H2O, Cd(NO3)2$4H2O or Zn(NO3)2$4H2O, the three MOFs [Co(dip)2(SCN)2] (1), {[Cd(dip)2(H2O)2]$(NO3... Read More about Two dimensional coordination polymers based on 3,5-di(1H-imidazol-1-yl)pyridine and their fluorescence properties.

Quantile stochastic frontier models with endogeneity (2020)
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Tsionas, M. G., Assaf, A. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. C. (2020). Quantile stochastic frontier models with endogeneity. Economics letters, 188, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2020.108964

In this paper, we extend Jradi et al. (2019). First, we use the asymmetric Laplace distribution which is a more reasonable assumption in quantile models. Second, we address the issue of statistical inference for the optimal quantile. Finally, we allo... Read More about Quantile stochastic frontier models with endogeneity.

Probing molecular ordering in the nematic phases of para-linked bimesogen dimers through NMR studies of flexible prochiral solutes (2020)
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Heist, L. M., Samulski, E. T., Welch, C., Ahmed, Z., Mehl, G. H., Vanakaras, A. G., & Photinos, D. J. (in press). Probing molecular ordering in the nematic phases of para-linked bimesogen dimers through NMR studies of flexible prochiral solutes. Liquid crystals, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2019.1711214

The quadrupolar splittings of perdeuteriated n-decane dissolved in nematic phases formed by mesogenic dimers of the CBnCB series, for n = 7,9,10,11, are measured throughout the entire temperature range of these phases. These results are reported toge... Read More about Probing molecular ordering in the nematic phases of para-linked bimesogen dimers through NMR studies of flexible prochiral solutes.

A new model study species: high accuracy of discrimination between individual freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) using natural markings (2020)
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Mcinnes, M. G., Burns, N. M., Hopkins, C. R., Henderson, G. P., Mcneill, D. C., & Bailey, D. M. (in press). A new model study species: high accuracy of discrimination between individual freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) using natural markings. Journal of fish biology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14255

Variation between distinct natural markings of freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) could allow in-situ identification of individuals from underwater photography. Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) analysis was used to assess the ability o... Read More about A new model study species: high accuracy of discrimination between individual freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) using natural markings.

Use of titanocalix[4]arenes in the ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters (2020)
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Sun, Z., Zhao, Y., Santoro, O., Elsegood, M. R. J., Bedwell, E., Zahra, K., …Redshaw, C. (in press). Use of titanocalix[4]arenes in the ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters. Catalysis science & technology, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cy02571e

The known dichloride complexes [TiCl2L(O)2(OR)2] (type I: R = Me (1), n-Pr (2) and n-pentyl (3); L(OH)2(OR)2 = 1,3-dialkyloxy-p-tert-butylcalix[4]arene), together with the new complexes {[TiL(O)3(OR)]2(mu-Cl)2}∙6MeCN (R = n-decyl (4∙6MeCN), and [Ti(N... Read More about Use of titanocalix[4]arenes in the ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters.

Water-Soluble Rhenium Phosphine Complexes Incorporating the Ph2C(X) Motif (X = O–, NH–): Structural and Cytotoxicity Studies (2020)
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Alshamrani, A. F., Prior, T. J., Burke, B. P., Roberts, D. P., Archibald, S. J., Higham, L. J., …Redshaw, C. (2020). Water-Soluble Rhenium Phosphine Complexes Incorporating the Ph2C(X) Motif (X = O–, NH–): Structural and Cytotoxicity Studies. Inorganic chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03239

Reaction of [ReOCl3(PPh3)2] or [ReO2I(PPh3)2] with 2,2′-diphenylglycine (dpgH2) in refluxing ethanol afforded the air-stable complex [ReO(dpgH)(dpg)(PPh3)] (1). Treatment of [ReO(OEt)I2(PPh3)2] with 1,2,3-triaza-7-phosphaadamantane (PTA) afforded the... Read More about Water-Soluble Rhenium Phosphine Complexes Incorporating the Ph2C(X) Motif (X = O–, NH–): Structural and Cytotoxicity Studies.

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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Abt, G. (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,

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.

Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective (2020)
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Dunhill, A., Gordon, F., Kidd, A., Kirk, T., & Lundy, L. (in press). Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective. Child and Family Law Quarterly,

Freedom from slavery is one of the few absolute human rights that exist. While it has been abolished globally, situations of slavery continue to exist today in the form of ‘modern slavery’. This paper focuses on child victims of modern slavery in th... Read More about Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective.