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Transcriptomic adjustments of Staphylococcus aureus COL (MRSA) forming biofilms under acidic and alkaline conditions (2019)
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Efthimiou, G., Tsiamis, G., Typas, M., & Pappas, K. (in press). Transcriptomic adjustments of Staphylococcus aureus COL (MRSA) forming biofilms under acidic and alkaline conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02393

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains are important human pathogens and a significant health hazard for hospitals and the food industry. They are resistant to β-lactam antibiotics including methicillin and extremely difficult to... Read More

How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood (2019)
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Savage-McGlynn, E., Martin, C., & Redshaw, M. (in press). How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice,

Abstract Rationale Early identification of mood disturbance is crucial to monitor and improve outcomes for women perinatally, when low mood may affect developing relationships with the baby, partner and family. Instruments such as the Edinburgh Po... Read More

Loss of CD36 protects against diet‐induced obesity but results in impaired muscle stem cell function, delayed muscle regeneration and hepatic steatosis (2019)
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Verpoorten, S., Sfyri, P., Scully, D., Mitchell, R., Tzimou, A., Mougios, V., …Matsakas, A. (in press). Loss of CD36 protects against diet‐induced obesity but results in impaired muscle stem cell function, delayed muscle regeneration and hepatic steatosis. Acta Physiologica, https://doi.org/10.1111/apha.13395

Aim: The prevalence of obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases including impaired skeletal muscle regeneration. Since skeletal muscle regenerative capacity is regulated by satellite cells, we aimed to investigate whet... Read More

An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method (2019)
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Zein, S., & Welham, K. (in press). An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method. SN applied sciences,

The production of energy and chemicals from waste biomass is an attractive alternative by comparison with first generation biofuels and fossil feedstocks. This paper investigates oil extraction from spent coffee grounds (SCG) by means of an advanced... Read More

TRPC6 Binds to and Activates Calpain, Independent of Its Channel Activity, and Regulates Podocyte Cytoskeleton, Cell Adhesion, and Motility (2019)
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(2019). TRPC6 Binds to and Activates Calpain, Independent of Its Channel Activity, and Regulates Podocyte Cytoskeleton, Cell Adhesion, and Motility. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 30(10), 1910-1924. https://doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2018070729

BACKGROUND: Mutations in the transient receptor potential channel 6 (TRPC6) gene are associated with an inherited form of FSGS. Despite widespread expression, patients with TRPC6 mutations do not present with any other pathologic phenotype, suggesti... Read More

Soft modes of the dielectric response in the twist-bend nematic phase and identification of the transition to nematic splay bend phase in the CBC7CB dimer (2019)
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Merkel, K., Kocot, A., Mehl, G. H., & Welch, C. (2019). Soft modes of the dielectric response in the twist-bend nematic phase and identification of the transition to nematic splay bend phase in the CBC7CB dimer. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cp04952e

The dielectric spectra of the twist–bend nematic phase (NTB) of (the bent-shaped) achiral liquid-crystal dimer 1”-,7”-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4’-yl) heptane (CB7CB) are studied for the determination of the different relaxation modes. Two molecular proces... Read More

Intramolecular stretching vibrational states and frequency shifts of (H2)2 confined inside the large cage of clathrate hydrate from an eight-dimensional quantum treatment using small basis sets (2019)
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Felker, P. M., Lauvergnat, D., Scribano, Y., Benoit, D. M., & Bačić, Z. (2019). Intramolecular stretching vibrational states and frequency shifts of (H2)2 confined inside the large cage of clathrate hydrate from an eight-dimensional quantum treatment using small basis sets. The Journal of chemical physics, 151(12), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5124051

We report the results of calculations pertaining to the HH intramolecular stretching fundamentals of (p-H2)2 encapsulated in the large cage of structure II clathrate hydrate. The eight-dimensional (8D) quantum treatment assumes rotationless (j = 0) H... Read More

A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers (2019)
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Alizadeh, R., Shariat, A., Hakakzadeh, A., Selk-Ghaffari, M., Damavandi, P., Honarpishe, R., & Ingle, L. (in press). A comprehensive screening protocol to identify incidence of lower back pain in military office workers. Journal of Pain Management,

Military workers experience different types of lower back pain (LBP), but there is little evidence concerning the incidence of LBP in this group, especially in Asian countries. Increasing rate of LBP in this group is not considered and there is not a... Read More

Mortgage possession at a crossroads: which way should we turn? (2019)
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Whitehouse, L. (2019). Mortgage possession at a crossroads: which way should we turn?. Conveyancer and property lawyer, 83(3), 227-249

The unification of the regulation of first and second mortgages in 2016 has raised the question as to the appropriate route for possession claims: is it the Administration of Justice Act 1970 or the Consumer Credit Act 1974? In making the case for th... Read More

Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks (2019)
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Kabir, S., Taleb-Berrouane, M., & Papadopoulos, Y. (in press). Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks. Energy Sources, Part A, https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2019.1670287

Flaring is a combustion process commonly used in the oil and gas industry to dispose flammable waste gases. Flare flameout occurs when these gases escape unburnt from the flare tip causing the discharge of flammable and/or toxic vapor clouds. The tox... Read More

Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors (2019)
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Farrell, M., Bunting, M. J., Sturt, F., Grant, M., Aalbersberg, G., Batchelor, R., …Whittle, A. (in press). Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10816-019-09427-9

Environmental reconstructions from pollen records collected within archaeological landscapes have traditionally taken a broadly narrative approach, with few attempts made at hypothesis testing or formal assessment of uncertainty. This disjuncture be... Read More

Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers (2019)
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Merkel, K., Welch, C., Ahmed, Z., Piecek, W., & Mehl, G. H. (2019). Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers. The Journal of chemical physics, 151(11), 114908. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5114824

Wide band dielectric spectroscopy of bent-shaped achiral liquid-crystal dimers 1′′-n′′-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4′-yl) n-alkanes (CBnCB n = 7, 9, 11) has been investigated in a frequency range 0.1 Hz–100 MHz using planar-aligned cells of sample thicknesse... Read More

What are the main symptoms and concerns reported by patients with advanced chronic heart failure?—a secondary analysis of the Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS) (2019)
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Murtagh, F. (2019). What are the main symptoms and concerns reported by patients with advanced chronic heart failure?—a secondary analysis of the Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS). Annals of palliative medicine,

There is a lack of valid disease-specific patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for detecting symptoms and concerns in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). The Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) and Integrated Palliative care Ou... Read More

Transcriptomic Signatures of Experimental Alkaloid Consumption in a Poison Frog (2019)
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Sanchez, E., Rodríguez, A., Grau, J. H., Lötters, S., Künzel, S., Saporito, R. A., …Vences, M. (2019). Transcriptomic Signatures of Experimental Alkaloid Consumption in a Poison Frog. Genes, 10(10), 733. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10100733

In the anuran family Dendrobatidae, aposematic species obtain their toxic or unpalatable alkaloids from dietary sources, a process known as sequestering. To understand how toxicity evolved in this family, it is paramount to elucidate the pathways of... Read More

Multimodal impact of acupuncture, exercise therapy, and concurrent functional electrical stimulation on osteoarthritis of the knee: a case report (2019)
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Ingle, L., Hakakzadeh, A., Moradi, V., Honarpishe, R., Noormohammadpour, P., & Ansari, N. (2019). Multimodal impact of acupuncture, exercise therapy, and concurrent functional electrical stimulation on osteoarthritis of the knee: a case report. Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research, 44(2), 135-145. https://doi.org/10.3727/036012919X15650315071942

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) causes functional limitation in weight-bearing activities including walking. To investigate the multimodal impact of acupuncture, exercise therapy, and concurrent functional electrical stimulation (FES) on knee osteoarthritis... Read More

Capsules from Pickering emulsion templates (2019)
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Bago Rodriguez, A. M., & Binks, B. P. (in press). Capsules from Pickering emulsion templates. Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science,

Following the resurgence of interest in particle-stabilised or Pickering emulsions recently, the preparation of capsules from such templates has become feasible. We review some of the recent activity in this area and focus on both the methods used to... Read More