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Characterisation of a New Human Alveolar Macrophage-like Cell Line (Daisy) (2019)
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Sadofsky, L. R., Hayman, Y. A., Vance, J., Cervantes, J. L., Fraser, S. D., Wilkinson, H. N., …Morice, A. H. (2019). Characterisation of a New Human Alveolar Macrophage-like Cell Line (Daisy). Lung, 197(6), 687-698. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00408-019-00288-3

Purpose: There is currently no true macrophage cell line and in vitro experiments requiring these cells currently require mitogenic stimulation of a macrophage precursor cell line (THP-1) or ex vivo maturation of circulating primary monocytes. Here w... Read More about Characterisation of a New Human Alveolar Macrophage-like Cell Line (Daisy).

Towards circular economy solutions for the management of rice processing residues to bioenergy via gasification (2019)
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Vaskalis, I., Skoulou, V., Stavropoulos, G., & Zabaniotou, A. (2019). Towards circular economy solutions for the management of rice processing residues to bioenergy via gasification. Sustainability, 11(22), https://doi.org/10.3390/su1122643

An economic assessment of two circular economy scenarios of fluidized bed gasification-based systems for combined heat and power (CHP) generation, fueled with rice processing wastes, was conducted. In the first scenario, the gasification plant with a... Read More about Towards circular economy solutions for the management of rice processing residues to bioenergy via gasification.

Research-based clinical legal education: a contradiction in terms or a win-win? Lessons from a UK pilot study. (2019)
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Whitehouse, L. (in press). Research-based clinical legal education: a contradiction in terms or a win-win? Lessons from a UK pilot study. International journal of clinical legal education,

This article provides an account of a project (funded by the Ferens Education Trust) which is designed to enhance clinical legal education (CLE) provision within my own institution, develop networks with local stakeholders, promote civic engagement,... Read More about Research-based clinical legal education: a contradiction in terms or a win-win? Lessons from a UK pilot study..

Application of extracellular flux analysis for determining mitochondrial function in mammalian oocytes and early embryos (2019)
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Muller, B., Lewis, N., Adeniyi, T., Leese, H. J., Brison, D. R., & Sturmey, R. G. (2019). Application of extracellular flux analysis for determining mitochondrial function in mammalian oocytes and early embryos. Scientific reports, 9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53066-9

Mitochondria provide the major source of ATP for mammalian oocyte maturation and early embryo development. Oxygen Consumption Rate (OCR) is an established measure of mitochondrial function. OCR by mammalian oocytes and embryos has generally been rest... Read More about Application of extracellular flux analysis for determining mitochondrial function in mammalian oocytes and early embryos.

Enhanced Clearing of Wound-Related Pathogenic Bacterial Biofilms Using Protease-Functionalized Antibiotic Nanocarriers (2019)
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Weldrick, P. J., Hardman, M. J., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Enhanced Clearing of Wound-Related Pathogenic Bacterial Biofilms Using Protease-Functionalized Antibiotic Nanocarriers. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(47), 43902-43919. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b16119

© 2019 American Chemical Society. Biofilms are prevalent in chronic wounds and once formed are very hard to remove, which is associated with poor outcomes and high mortality rates. Biofilms are comprised of surface-attached bacteria embedded in an ex... Read More about Enhanced Clearing of Wound-Related Pathogenic Bacterial Biofilms Using Protease-Functionalized Antibiotic Nanocarriers.

Detecting falsehood relies on mismatch detection between sentence components (2019)
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Weil, R., & Mudrik, L. (2020). Detecting falsehood relies on mismatch detection between sentence components. Cognition, 195, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104121

How do people process and evaluate falsehood of sentences? Do people need to compare presented information with the correct answer to determine that a sentence is false, or do they rely on a mismatch between presented sentence components? To illustra... Read More about Detecting falsehood relies on mismatch detection between sentence components.

Feasibility of a novel exercise prehabilitation programme in patients scheduled for elective colorectal surgery: a feasibility randomised controlled trial (2019)
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Northgraves, M. J., Arunachalam, L., Madden, L. A., Marshall, P., Hartley, J. E., MacFie, J., & Vince, R. V. (2019). Feasibility of a novel exercise prehabilitation programme in patients scheduled for elective colorectal surgery: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-05098-0

© 2019, The Author(s). Background and objectives: To investigate the feasibility of delivering a functional exercise-based prehabilitation intervention and its effects on postoperative length of hospital stay, preoperative physical functioning and he... Read More about Feasibility of a novel exercise prehabilitation programme in patients scheduled for elective colorectal surgery: a feasibility randomised controlled trial.

Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives (2019)
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Bagnasco, A., Dasso, N., Rossi, S., Galanti, C., Varone, G., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives. Journal of clinical nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15089

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Aims and objectives: To review and synthesise research studies on surgical and medical inpatients’ perceptions on unmet nursing care needs. Background: Missed nursing care is a growing phenomenon that has been shown to... Read More about Unmet nursing care needs on medical and surgical wards : a scoping review of patients’ perspectives.

Development of a Microfluidic Culture Paradigm for Ex Vivo Maintenance of Human Glioblastoma Tissue: A New Glioblastoma Model? (2019)
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Olubajo, F., Achawal, S., & Greenman, J. (2020). Development of a Microfluidic Culture Paradigm for Ex Vivo Maintenance of Human Glioblastoma Tissue: A New Glioblastoma Model?. Translational Oncology, 13(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranon.2019.09.002

BACKGROUND: One way to overcome the genetic and molecular variations within glioblastoma is to treat each tumour on an individual basis. To facilitate this, we have developed a microfluidic culture paradigm that maintains human glioblastoma tissue ex... Read More about Development of a Microfluidic Culture Paradigm for Ex Vivo Maintenance of Human Glioblastoma Tissue: A New Glioblastoma Model?.

Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (2019)
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Allen, R. J., Guillen-Guio, B., Oldham, J. M., Ma, S., Dressen, A., Paynton, M. L., …Wain, L. V. (in press). Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201905-1017oc

Rationale: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a complex lung disease characterised by scarring of the lung that is believed to result from an atypical response to injury of the epithelium. Genome-wide association studies have reported signals of... Read More about Genome-Wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta) (2019)
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Montoya-P, M. E., Selvaraj, M. G., French, A. P., Atanbori, J., & Pridmore, T. (2019). A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta). Plant Methods, 15(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-019-0517-6

Background Root and tuber crops are becoming more important for their high source of carbohydrates, next to cereals. Despite their commercial impact, there are significant knowledge gaps about the environmental and inherent regulation of storage roo... Read More about A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta).

Intention-to-treat analyses for randomised controlled trials in hospice/palliative care: the case for analyses to be of people exposed to the intervention. (2019)
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Currow, D. C., Higginson, I. J., Portenoy, R. K., Hussain, J. A., Kochovska, S., Huang, C., …Currow, D. C. (2019). Intention-to-treat analyses for randomised controlled trials in hospice/palliative care: the case for analyses to be of people exposed to the intervention. Journal of pain and symptom management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.10.026

Introduction Minimising bias in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) includes intention-to-treat (ITT) analyses. Hospice/palliative care RCTs are constrained by high attrition unpredictable when consenting, including withdrawals between randomisati... Read More about Intention-to-treat analyses for randomised controlled trials in hospice/palliative care: the case for analyses to be of people exposed to the intervention..

Comparative Evaluation of Biomarkers of Inflammation Among Indian Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Consuming Vegetarian vs. Non-vegetarian Diet (2019)
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Sathyapalan, T., Ganie, M. A., Nisar, S., Sahar, T., Parvez, T., Rashid, A., …Vishnubhatla, S. (2019). Comparative Evaluation of Biomarkers of Inflammation Among Indian Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Consuming Vegetarian vs. Non-vegetarian Diet. Frontiers in endocrinology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00699

Background: Sub-inflammation and insulin resistance characterize women with PCOS. Data on dietary modulation of inflammation among PCOS women is scant, particularly from Indian subcontinent. The present study aimed to assess the effect of plant based... Read More about Comparative Evaluation of Biomarkers of Inflammation Among Indian Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Consuming Vegetarian vs. Non-vegetarian Diet.

Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems (2019)
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Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Cheng, Y., Zhou, J., Yu, M., …Myers, S. (2019). Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems. Renewable energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.007

In order for a solar heating system to provide heat immediately after sunrise, a fast response is needed to the heat demand of a serviced space. The majority of existing solar heating systems have a slow response time due to the large volume of water... Read More about Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems.

Locating climate adaptation in urban and regional studies (2019)
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Kythreotis, A. P., Jonas, A. E. G., & Howarth, C. (in press). Locating climate adaptation in urban and regional studies. Regional studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2019.1678744

This paper aims to add new empirical and theoretical insights to the debate on climate change adaptation and regional and urban studies by linking the analysis of UK climate adaptation policy to city-regionalist political processes and state structur... Read More about Locating climate adaptation in urban and regional studies.

Isolated tumour microparticles induce endothelial microparticle release in vitro (2019)
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Faulkner, L., Alqarni, S., Maraveyas, A., & Madden, L. (in press). Isolated tumour microparticles induce endothelial microparticle release in vitro. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis, https://doi.org/10.1097/MBC0000000000000876

Cancer induces a hypercoagulable state, resulting in an increased risk of venous thromboembolism. One of the mechanisms driving this is tissue factor (TF) production by the tumour, released in small lipid bound microparticles. We have previously demo... Read More about Isolated tumour microparticles induce endothelial microparticle release in vitro.

Stakeholder Identification and Engagement in Problem Structuring Interventions (2019)
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Gregory, A., Atkins, J., Midgley, G., & Hodgson, A. (in press). Stakeholder Identification and Engagement in Problem Structuring Interventions. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2019.10.044

This paper addresses the under-researched issue of stakeholder identification and engagement in problem structuring interventions. A concise framework to aid critical reflection in the design and reporting of stakeholder identification and engagement... Read More about Stakeholder Identification and Engagement in Problem Structuring Interventions.