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The green economy (2020)
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Gibbs, D. (2019). The green economy

This encyclopedia entry examines the rise of what is termed the ‘green economy’. While there are many definitions and interpretations of how it can be defined and what it means, the basic idea comes from a growing awareness that our current forms of... Read More about The green economy.

Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review (2020)
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Soori, R., Gharehlo, A., Hashemi, N., Hashemi, N., & Ingle, L. (in press). Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review. World Heart Journal,

Elite young athletes with clinically silent cardiovascular disorders are at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in competitive sports activity. SCD is caused by a variety of conditions; in middle-aged/senior athletes, atherosclerotic coronary artery d... Read More about Sudden cardiac death in athletes: A mini-review.

Understanding usual care in randomised controlled trials of complex interventions: A multi-method approach (2020)
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Yorganci, E., Evans, C., Johnson, H., Barclay, S., Murtagh, F., Yi, D., …Koffman, J. (in press). Understanding usual care in randomised controlled trials of complex interventions: A multi-method approach. Palliative medicine,

Background Evaluations of complex interventions compared to usual care provided in palliative care are increasing. Not describing usual care may affect the interpretation of an intervention’s effectiveness, yet how it can be described remains unclear... Read More about Understanding usual care in randomised controlled trials of complex interventions: A multi-method approach.

Individual-based model of juvenile eel movement parametrized with computational fluid dynamics-derived flow fields informs improved fish pass design (2020)
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Padgett, T., Thomas, R., Borman, D., & Mould, D. (2020). Individual-based model of juvenile eel movement parametrized with computational fluid dynamics-derived flow fields informs improved fish pass design. Royal Society Open Science, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.191505

European eel populations have declined markedly in recent decades, caused in part by in-stream barriers, such as weirs and pumping stations, which disrupt the upstream migration of juvenile eels, or elvers, into rivers. Eel passes, narrow sloping cha... Read More about Individual-based model of juvenile eel movement parametrized with computational fluid dynamics-derived flow fields informs improved fish pass design.

Aqueous foams in the presence of surfactant crystals (2020)
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Binks, B. P., & Shi, H. (in press). Aqueous foams in the presence of surfactant crystals. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids,

Aqueous foams are used extensively in many fields and anionic surfactants are commonly used foaming agents. However, potential trouble may arise when they are utilized in hard water areas and/or at low temperatures. Anionic surfactants, like sodium d... Read More about Aqueous foams in the presence of surfactant crystals.

Stability of bubbles in wax-based oleofoams: decoupling the effects of bulk oleogel rheology and interfacial rheology (2020)
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Binks, B. P., Saha, S., & Garbin, V. (in press). Stability of bubbles in wax-based oleofoams: decoupling the effects of bulk oleogel rheology and interfacial rheology. Rheologica acta,

Oleofoams are dispersions of gas bubbles in a continuous oil phase and can be stabilised by crystals of fatty acids or waxes adsorbing at the oil-air interface. Because excess crystals in the continuous phase form an oleogel, an effect of the bulk rh... Read More about Stability of bubbles in wax-based oleofoams: decoupling the effects of bulk oleogel rheology and interfacial rheology.

The molecular mechanisms by which vitamin D improve glucose homeostasis: A mechanistic review (2020)
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Yaribeygi, H., Maleki, M., Sathyapalan, T., Iranpanah, H., Orafai, H. M., Jamialahmadi, T., & Sahebkar, A. (2020). The molecular mechanisms by which vitamin D improve glucose homeostasis: A mechanistic review. Life Sciences, 117305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117305

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a complex metabolic disorder involving multiple deleterious molecular pathways and cellular defects leading to disturbance in the biologic milieu. It is currently a global health concern with growing incidence, especially am... Read More about The molecular mechanisms by which vitamin D improve glucose homeostasis: A mechanistic review.

Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened? (2020)
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Bammer, G., O’Rourke, M., O’Connell, D., Neuhauser, L., Midgley, G., Thompson Klein, J., …Richardson, G. P. (2020). Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened?. Palgrave communications, 6, https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0380-0

Expertise in research integration and implementation is an essential but often overlooked component of tackling complex societal and environmental problems. We focus on expertise relevant to any complex problem, especially contributory expertise, div... Read More about Expertise in research integration and implementation for tackling complex problems: when is it needed, where can it be found, and how can it be strengthened?.

The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance (2020)
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Gounopoulos, D., Guney, Y., Leng, J., & Patsika, V. (in press). The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance. British Journal of Management,

We examine the effect of initial public offering (IPO) characteristics on seasoned equity offering (SEO) decisions in relation to governmental intervention in China. Our results confirm the process of underpriced IPOs in promoting earlier and larger... Read More about The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance.

Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions (2020)
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George Assaf, A., Tsionas, M. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. (2020). Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 86, 102441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102441

Testing moderation effects is highly common in the hospitality literature. Most theories in the field depend on variables that alter the nature and direction of the relationship between two variables. While moderation continues to be heavily used, me... Read More about Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions.

Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development (2020)
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Vaughan, D., Ritvos, O., Mitchell, R., Kretz, O., Lalowski, M., Amthor, H., …Huber, T. B. (in press). Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development. Œconomia, 30(1), 1-17

Numerous approaches are being developed to promote post-natal muscle growth based on attenuating Myostatin/Activin signalling for clinical uses such as the treatment neuromuscular diseases, cancer cachexia and sarcopenia. However there have been conc... Read More about Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling impairs mouse testis Inhibition of Activin/Myostatin signalling induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy but impairs mouse testicular development.

Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility) (2020)
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Higginson, I., Wilcock, A., Johnson, M., Bajwah, S., Currow, D., Lovell, N., …Brown, S. (2020). Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility). Thorax, https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-213879

New treatments are required for severe breathlessness in advanced disease. We conducted a randomised feasibility trial of mirtazapine over 28 days in adults with a modified medical research council breathlessness scale score ≥3. Sixty-four patients w... Read More about Randomised, double-blind, multi-centre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B Feasibility).

The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes (2020)
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Kemp, S. A., Prior, T. J., Savoie, H., Boyle, R. W., & Murray, B. S. (2020). The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes. Molecules, 25, https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25020244

Metallation of biomacromolecular species forms the basis for the anticancer activity of many metallodrugs. A major limitation of these compounds is that their reactivity is indiscriminate and can, in principle, occur in healthy tissue as well as canc... Read More about The Application of Reversible Intramolecular Sulfonamide Ligation to Modulate Reactivity in Organometallic Ruthenium(II) Diamine Complexes.

Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy (2020)
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Tambe, N., Monteiro dos Santos Pires, I., Moore, C., Cawthorne, C., & Beavis, A. (2020). Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy. British Journal of Radiology, https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20190535

Objectives: Radiotherapy plan quality may vary considerably depending on planner’s experience and time constraints. The variability in treatment plans can be assessed by calculating the difference between achieved and the optimal dose distribution. T... Read More about Validation of in-house knowledge-based planning model for advance-stage lung cancer patients treated using VMAT radiotherapy.

Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances (2020)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Ma, X., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Fan, Y. (2020). Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances. Energy Conversion and Management, 205, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.112422

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd A consequence of the integration of photovoltaic module and thermoelectric generator is the presence of thermal contact, which affects the heat transfer in the hybrid system. Thermal and electrical contact are inevitable in a ther... Read More about Comprehensive study and optimization of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric considering all contact resistances.

Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets (2020)
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Riley, D. R. J., Khalil, J. S., Pieters, J., Naseem, K. M., & Rivero, F. (in press). Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21010356

Remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton is one of the critical events that allows platelets to undergo morphological and functional changes in response to receptor-mediated signaling cascades. Coronins are a family of evolutionarily conserved proteins i... Read More about Coronin 1 Is Required for Integrin β2 Translocation in Platelets.

Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes (2020)
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Chattopadhyay, S., George, A., John, J., & Sathyapalan, T. (2020). Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 107518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2019.107518

Aims Investigate if abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT) affects post-myocardial infarction (MI) prognosis in patients with hospital-related hyperglycaemia (HRH) but without known diabetes mellitus (KDM). Methods Post-MI survivors without KDM underw... Read More about Newly diagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance determines post-MI prognosis in patients with hospital related hyperglycaemia but without known diabetes.