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Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study (2021)
Journal Article
McCabe, C., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & Davies, B. (2021). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study. Pain and Rehabilitation, 50, 14-21

Objective Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a common complication of diabetes. This study explored the experience and impact of living with PDN. Design People with PDN were recruited through local NHS clinics and by national advertisement in di... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study.

On stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone (2021)
Journal Article
Dehshibi, M. M., Chiolerio, A., Nikolaidou, A., Mayne, R., Gandia, A., Ashtari, M., & Adamatzky, A. (in press). On stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering,

Fungi cells can sense extracellular signals via reception, transduction, and response mechanisms, allowing them to communicate with their host and adapt to their environment. They feature effective regulatory protein expressions that enhance and regu... Read More about On stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone.

Oxygen is instrumental for biological signalling: An overview (2021)
Journal Article
Hancock, J. (in press). Oxygen is instrumental for biological signalling: An overview. Oxygen,

Control of cellular function is extremely complex, being reliant on a wide range of components. Several of these are small oxygen-based molecules. Although reactive compounds containing oxygen are usually harmful to cells when accumulated to relative... Read More about Oxygen is instrumental for biological signalling: An overview.

Investigation of haematopoietic stem cell homing post-transplantation using an in vitro model of the bone marrow/vasculature interface (2021)
Thesis
Almalki, S. Investigation of haematopoietic stem cell homing post-transplantation using an in vitro model of the bone marrow/vasculature interface. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6000940

Homing of haematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to the bone marrow (BM) niches after transplantation (HSCT) is controlled by chemotactic signalling released from the BM microenvironment. This process is incompletely understood, but some factors are known,... Read More about Investigation of haematopoietic stem cell homing post-transplantation using an in vitro model of the bone marrow/vasculature interface.

Cell Signalling (2021)
Book
Hancock, J. (2021). Cell Signalling. Oxford: Oxford University Press

The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat (2021)
Journal Article
González-González, C. R., Labo-Popoola, O., Delgado-Pando, G., Theodoridou, K., Doran, O., & Stratakos, A. C. (2021). The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 149, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.111898

In this study, the antimicrobial efficiency of a novel low-voltage piezoelectric direct discharge generated cold plasma (CAP) and linalool-loaded nanoemulsion washing (LW) was assessed against Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on ready-to-eat (... Read More about The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat.

Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil (2021)
Journal Article
Hobbs, L., Phillips, J., Staff, A., Goss, A., Fogg-Rogers, L., & Ellwood, F. (in press). Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil. Journal of Oil Palm Research,

Despite the superior productivity, utility and economic benefits of palm oil compared with other oil crops, the palm oil industry often receives negative publicity for its environmental impact. As such, there is widespread confusion over the percepti... Read More about Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil.

Targeting the splice factor kinases SRPK1 and CLK1 in leukaemia (2021)
Thesis
Wodi, C. Targeting the splice factor kinases SRPK1 and CLK1 in leukaemia. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490771

This study was aimed at investigating the effect of inhibiting SRPK1 in leukaemic cells. It was also aimed at exploring the potential utility of combining conventional leukaemia chemotherapy (such as imatinib) with compounds that inhibit SRPK1. SR... Read More about Targeting the splice factor kinases SRPK1 and CLK1 in leukaemia.

Molecular hydrogen: Redox reactions and possible biological interactions (2021)
Journal Article
Hancock, J. T., LeBaron, T. W., & Russell, G. (2021). Molecular hydrogen: Redox reactions and possible biological interactions. Reactive Oxygen Species, 11, m17–m25. https://doi.org/10.20455/ros.2021.m.803

Molecular hydrogen (H2), either as a gas or as hydrogen-rich water (HRW), is suggested to be a useful treatment for a range of human diseases and also to improve agricultural output. It is often posited that H2 accomplishes its biological action, in... Read More about Molecular hydrogen: Redox reactions and possible biological interactions.

Exploring the digital media ecology: Insights from a study of healthy diets and climate change communication on digital and social media (2021)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E., Milani, E., Ridgway, A., & Wilkinson, C. (2021). Exploring the digital media ecology: Insights from a study of healthy diets and climate change communication on digital and social media. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 20(3), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.20030202

This study explores the types of actors visible in the digital science communication landscape in the Netherlands, Serbia and the UK. Using the Koru model of science communication as a basis, we consider how science communicators craft their messages... Read More about Exploring the digital media ecology: Insights from a study of healthy diets and climate change communication on digital and social media.

Oxy-hydrogen gas: The rationale behind its use as a novel and sustainable treatment for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases (2021)
Journal Article
Russell, G., Nenov, A., & Hancock, J. (2021). Oxy-hydrogen gas: The rationale behind its use as a novel and sustainable treatment for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases. European Medical Journal, May 2021, https://doi.org/10.33590/emj/21-00027

Oxy-hydrogen gas (HHO) is a gaseous mixture of molecular hydrogen (H2) and molecular oxygen (O2) that is generated by the electrolysis of water and delivered in a 2:1 ratio (66% and 33%, respectively) through the use of non-invasive inhalation device... Read More about Oxy-hydrogen gas: The rationale behind its use as a novel and sustainable treatment for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

Reaching underserved audiences: How science communicators are making new connections using innovative techniques (2021)
Report
Ridgway, A., Milani, E., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. (2021). Reaching underserved audiences: How science communicators are making new connections using innovative techniques. European Commission

When science is communicated, the audiences are most typically white, affluent, with relatively high levels of formal education and a pre-existing interest in science. This research involved interviews with science communicators across Europe who hav... Read More about Reaching underserved audiences: How science communicators are making new connections using innovative techniques.

Mapping scrub vegetation cover from photogrammetric point clouds: A useful tool in reserve management (2021)
Journal Article
Vafidis, J., Lucksted, I., Gall, M., Maxfield, P., Meakin, K., & Steer, M. (2021). Mapping scrub vegetation cover from photogrammetric point clouds: A useful tool in reserve management. Ecology and Evolution, 11(11), 6789-6797. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7527

Scrub vegetation is a valuable habitat and resource for wildlife, but if unmanaged can encroach and dominate adjacent habitats, reducing biodiversity value. A primary task in the management of terrestrial nature reserves in the UK is monitoring and c... Read More about Mapping scrub vegetation cover from photogrammetric point clouds: A useful tool in reserve management.

Use of machine learning-enabled scenario-based teaching in Haematology and Biomedical Science, as a replacement and supplement to traditional tools and in-person teaching during COVID-19 (2021)
Journal Article
May, J., Anderson, E., Clark, D., & Hull, J. (2021). Use of machine learning-enabled scenario-based teaching in Haematology and Biomedical Science, as a replacement and supplement to traditional tools and in-person teaching during COVID-19. British Journal of Haematology, 193(S1), 72

One of the biggest challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic has been maintaining student engagement and providing the best learning experience with limited face-to-face (FTF) contact, and social distancing requirements. Whilst multiple tools are avail... Read More about Use of machine learning-enabled scenario-based teaching in Haematology and Biomedical Science, as a replacement and supplement to traditional tools and in-person teaching during COVID-19.

Shedding smart light on the effectiveness of chemotherapy: using Raman spectroscopy and machine learning to differentiate the effects of Cytarabine toxicity and crosstalk of leukaemic and bone marrow stromal cells (2021)
Journal Article
Gynn, L., Lamb-Riddell, K., Cox, T., Hansen, M., Conway, M., & May, J. (2021). Shedding smart light on the effectiveness of chemotherapy: using Raman spectroscopy and machine learning to differentiate the effects of Cytarabine toxicity and crosstalk of leukaemic and bone marrow stromal cells. British Journal of Haematology, 193(S1), 46-47

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) protect leukaemic cells from drug-induced toxicity within the bone marrow niche, with increasing evidence of leukaemic impact on supportive stroma. The nucleoside analogue, cytarabine (ara-C), is a front-line agent for... Read More about Shedding smart light on the effectiveness of chemotherapy: using Raman spectroscopy and machine learning to differentiate the effects of Cytarabine toxicity and crosstalk of leukaemic and bone marrow stromal cells.

Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on stainless steel by a piezoelectric cold atmospheric plasma generator (2021)
Journal Article
Gonzalez-Gonzalez, C. R., Hindle, B. J., Saad, S., & Stratakos, A. C. (2021). Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on stainless steel by a piezoelectric cold atmospheric plasma generator. Applied Sciences, 11(8), https://doi.org/10.3390/app11083567

Cold atmospheric pressure plasma (CAP) is a novel non‐thermal technology that is gain-ing increasing importance as a decontamination method. Stainless steel is a widespread food contact surface used in food‐processing environments. In this study, for... Read More about Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on stainless steel by a piezoelectric cold atmospheric plasma generator.