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The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom (2007)
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Weitkamp, E., & Burnet, F. (2007). The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom. International Journal of Science Education, 29(15), 1911-1929. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500690701222790

"The Chemedian and the Crazy Football Match" is a comic strip developed by the authors to bring humour to aspects of the UK primary science curriculum. The comic strip was tested in six English primary school classes (years 3-5; ages 7-10); over 150... Read More about The chemedian brings laughter to the chemistry classroom.

A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti (2007)
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Black IV, W. C., Rajatileka, S., Saavedra-Rodriguez, K., Urdaneta-Marquez, L., Rajatileka, S., Moulton, M., …Black (IV), W. (2007). A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti. Insect Molecular Biology, 16(6), 785-798. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2583.2007.00774.x

Pyrethroids are commonly used as mosquito adulticides and evolution of resistance to these compounds is a major threat to public health. 'Knockdown resistance' to pyrethroids (kdr) is frequently caused by nonsynonymous mutations in the voltage-gated... Read More about A mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with pyrethroid resistance in Latin American Aedes aegypti.

Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids (2007)
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Edwards, G. O., Liu, J., Kuznetsova, L. A., Edwards, G., Xu, J., Ma, M., …Coakley, W. T. (2007). Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 102(5), 1180-1189. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcb.21345

Three-dimensional culture systems are an ideal in vitro model being capable of sustaining cell functionalities in a manner that resembles the in vivo conditions. In the present study, we developed an ultrasound trap-based technique to rapidly produce... Read More about Functional three-dimensional HepG2 aggregate cultures generated from an ultrasound trap: Comparison with HepG2 spheroids.

Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications (2007)
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Pemberton, R. M., Hart, J. P., Crew, A., Crouch, E., Honeychurch, K. C., & Pemberton, R. (2007). Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-526X%2806%2949023-1

This chapter describes a number of approaches for the fabrication of prototype screen-printed electrochemical (bio) sensors together with selected applications in the areas of biomedical, environmental and industrial analyses. Novel methods of immobi... Read More about Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications.

Is hydrophilic interaction chromatography with silica columns a viable alternative to reversed-phase liquid chromatography for the analysis of ionisable compounds? (2007)
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McCalley, D. V. (2007). Is hydrophilic interaction chromatography with silica columns a viable alternative to reversed-phase liquid chromatography for the analysis of ionisable compounds?. Journal of Chromatography A, 1171(1-2), 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2007.09.047

The separation of acidic, neutral and particularly basic solutes was investigated using a bare silica column, mostly under hydrophilic interaction chromatography (HILIC) conditions with water concentrations >2.5% and with >70% acetonitrile (ACN). Pro... Read More about Is hydrophilic interaction chromatography with silica columns a viable alternative to reversed-phase liquid chromatography for the analysis of ionisable compounds?.

Expression of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, cytochrome P450-c17, and sulfotransferase 2B1 proteins in liver and testis of pigs of two breeds: Relationship with adipose tissue androstenone concentration (2007)
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Doran, O., Moe, M., Moe, E., Grindflek, E., & Doran (nee Udovikova), O. (2007). Expression of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, cytochrome P450-c17, and sulfotransferase 2B1 proteins in liver and testis of pigs of two breeds: Relationship with adipose tissue androstenone concentration. Journal of Animal Science, 85(11), 2924-2931. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas.2007-0283

An excessive accumulation of androstenone in pig adipose tissue is a major contributor to the phenomenon of boar taint. Androstenone deposition is dependent on the rate of androstenone biosynthesis in testis and androstenone degradation in liver. The... Read More about Expression of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, cytochrome P450-c17, and sulfotransferase 2B1 proteins in liver and testis of pigs of two breeds: Relationship with adipose tissue androstenone concentration.

Voltammetric behavior of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system (2007)
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Honeychurch, K. C., & Hart, J. P. (2007). Voltammetric behavior of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system. Electroanalysis, 19(21), 2176-2184. https://doi.org/10.1002/elan.200703989

The determination of trace p-nitrophenol (PNP) concentrations in human urine has been successfully achieved by high performance liquid chromatography dual electrode detection (LC-DED) in the reduction-reduction mode. Initial cyclic voltammetric studi... Read More about Voltammetric behavior of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system.

Natural and anthropogenic contamination of the Fratta-Gorzone river (Veneto, Italy) (2007)
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Giusti, L., & Taylor, A. (2007). Natural and anthropogenic contamination of the Fratta-Gorzone river (Veneto, Italy). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 134(1-3), 211-231. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-007-9611-8

Stream-bed sediment samples were collected in 2001 and 2004 along the Fratta-Gorzone River (Italy) to assess the level of heavy metal contamination. The river stretch most affected by discharges of tannery effluent showed total and pseudo-total Cr le... Read More about Natural and anthropogenic contamination of the Fratta-Gorzone river (Veneto, Italy).

Voltammetric behaviour of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system (2007)
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Honeychurch, K. C., & Hart, J. P. (2007). Voltammetric behaviour of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system. Electroanalysis, 19(21), 2176-2184. https://doi.org/10.1002/elan.200703989

The determination of trace p-nitrophenol (PNP) concentrations in human urine has been successfully achieved by high performance liquid chromatography dual electrode detection (LC-DED) in the reduction-reduction mode. Initial cyclic voltammetric studi... Read More about Voltammetric behaviour of p-nitrophenol and its trace determination in human urine by liquid chromatography with a dual reductive mode electrochemical detection system.

Implications of dealing with airborne substances and reactive oxygen species: What mammalian lungs, animals, and plants have to say (2007)
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Filho, D. W., Hermes-Lima, M., Oliveira, E. S., Spinelli de Oliveira, E., Hancock, J. T., Hermes-Lima, M., …Wilhelm Filho, D. (2007). Implications of dealing with airborne substances and reactive oxygen species: What mammalian lungs, animals, and plants have to say. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 47(4), 578-591. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icm078

A gas-exchange structure interacts with the environment and is constantly challenged by contaminants that may elicit defense responses, thus compromising its primary function. It is also exposed to high concentrations of O2 that can generate reactive... Read More about Implications of dealing with airborne substances and reactive oxygen species: What mammalian lungs, animals, and plants have to say.

Global stability for penetrative convection with throughflow in a porous material (2007)
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Hill, A. A., Hill, A. A., Rionero, S., & Straughan, B. (2007). Global stability for penetrative convection with throughflow in a porous material. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 72(5), 635-643. https://doi.org/10.1093/imamat/hxm036

This paper investigates penetrative convection in a layer of porous material saturated with water when there is throughflow present. The density is quadratic in temperature. A linearized instability analysis is derived and compared with a weighted no... Read More about Global stability for penetrative convection with throughflow in a porous material.

Unconditional nonlinear stability for convection in a porous medium with vertical throughflow (2007)
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Hill, A. A., & Hill, A. A. (2007). Unconditional nonlinear stability for convection in a porous medium with vertical throughflow. Acta Mechanica, 193(3-4), 197-206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00707-007-0473-5

Linear and nonlinear stability analyses of vertical throughflow in a fluid saturated porous layer, which is modelled using a cubic Forchheimer model, are studied. To ensure unconditional nonlinear results are obtainable, and to avoid the loss of key... Read More about Unconditional nonlinear stability for convection in a porous medium with vertical throughflow.

Do we expect natural selection to produce rational behaviour? (2007)
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Houston, A. I., McNamara, J. M., & Steer, M. D. (2007). Do we expect natural selection to produce rational behaviour?. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 362(1485), 1531-1543. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2007.2051

We expect that natural selection should result in behavioural rules which perform well; however, animals (including humans) sometimes make bad decisions. Researchers account for these with a variety of explanations; we concentrate on two of them. One... Read More about Do we expect natural selection to produce rational behaviour?.

The cannabinoid Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits RAS-MAPK and PI3K-AKT survival signalling and induces BAD-mediated apoptosis in colorectal cancer cells (2007)
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Paraskeva, C., Patsos, H. A., Williams, A. C., Greenhough, A., Patsos, H. A., Williams, A. C., & Paraskeva, C. (2007). The cannabinoid Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits RAS-MAPK and PI3K-AKT survival signalling and induces BAD-mediated apoptosis in colorectal cancer cells. International Journal of Cancer, 121(10), 2172-2180. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.22917

Deregulation of cell survival pathways and resistance to apoptosis are widely accepted to be fundamental aspects of tumorigenesis. As in many tumours, the aberrant growth and survival of colorectal tumour cells is dependent upon a small number of hig... Read More about The cannabinoid Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits RAS-MAPK and PI3K-AKT survival signalling and induces BAD-mediated apoptosis in colorectal cancer cells.

Artificial gills for robots: MFC behaviour in water (2007)
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Ieropoulos, I., Melhuish, C., & Greenman, J. (2007). Artificial gills for robots: MFC behaviour in water. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 2(3), S83. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3182/2/3/S02

This paper reports on the first stage in developing microbial fuel cells (MFCs) which can operate underwater by utilizing dissolved oxygen. In this context, the cathodic half-cell is likened to an artificial gill. Such an underwater power generator h... Read More about Artificial gills for robots: MFC behaviour in water.

DNA detection rates of host mtDNA in bloodmeals of human body lice (Pediculus humanus L., 1758) (2007)
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Davey, J. S., Casey, C. S., Burgess, I. F., & Cable, J. (2007). DNA detection rates of host mtDNA in bloodmeals of human body lice (Pediculus humanus L., 1758). Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 21(3), 293-296. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2007.00688.x

Using polymerase chain reaction, we investigated the extent to which digestion affects the potential to amplify 12S mitochondrial DNA sequences from bloodmeals of individual human body lice (Pediculus humanus L.) (Phthiraptera, Pediculidae) up to 72... Read More about DNA detection rates of host mtDNA in bloodmeals of human body lice (Pediculus humanus L., 1758).

Violations of transitivity under fitness maximization (2007)
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Houston, A. I., McNamara, J. M., & Steer, M. D. (2007). Violations of transitivity under fitness maximization. Biology Letters, 3(4), 365-367. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0111

We present a novel demonstration that violations of transitive choice can result from decision strategies that maximize fitness. Our results depend on how the available options, including options not currently chosen, influence a decision-maker's exp... Read More about Violations of transitivity under fitness maximization.

A study of methods for evaluating the integrity of plate type heat exchangers used in the dairy industry (2007)
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Dowman, A. A., & Ratcliffe, N. M. (2007). A study of methods for evaluating the integrity of plate type heat exchangers used in the dairy industry. International Journal of Dairy Technology, 53(1), 30-20. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0307.2000.tb02650.x

An overview of leak testing methods for heat exchangers is presented. The problems associated with the presence of residual liquid during testing were assessed as it was shown experimentally that complete drainage of plate type heat exchangers is ver... Read More about A study of methods for evaluating the integrity of plate type heat exchangers used in the dairy industry.