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Development of an electrochemical assay for the illegal “fat burner” 2,4-dinitrophenol and its potential application in forensic and biomedical analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Honeychurch, K. C. (2016). Development of an electrochemical assay for the illegal “fat burner” 2,4-dinitrophenol and its potential application in forensic and biomedical analysis. Advances in Analytical Chemistry, 6(2), 41-48. https://doi.org/10.5923/j.aac.20160602.02

The illegal use of 2,4-dinitrophenol (24DNP) as a diet aid has increased markedly resulting in a number of deaths. This paper describes the development of a simple voltammetric method for the measurement of 24DNP in serum at glassy carbon electrode... Read More about Development of an electrochemical assay for the illegal “fat burner” 2,4-dinitrophenol and its potential application in forensic and biomedical analysis.

The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation (2016)
Journal Article
Durant, S. M., Mitchell, N., Groom, R., Pettorelli, N., Ipavec, A., Jacobson, A. P., …Young-Overton, K. (2017). The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(3), 528-533. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1611122114

Establishing and maintaining protected areas (PAs) are key tools for biodiversity conservation. However, this approach is insufficient for many species, particularly those that are wide-ranging and sparse. The cheetah Acinonyx jubatus exemplifies suc... Read More about The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation.

A loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid direct detection and differentiation of nonpathogenic and verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli in beef and bovine faeces (2016)
Journal Article
Stratakos, A. C., Stratakos, A., Linton, M., Millington, S., & Grant, I. R. (2017). A loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid direct detection and differentiation of nonpathogenic and verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli in beef and bovine faeces. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 122(3), 817-828. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.13381

© 2016 The Society for Applied Microbiology Aim: To develop a multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay capable of quantifying Escherichia coli and differentiating verocytotoxigenic E.coli (VTEC). Methods and Results: Primer sets... Read More about A loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid direct detection and differentiation of nonpathogenic and verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli in beef and bovine faeces.

Cell Signalling (2016)
Book
Hancock, J. T. (2016). Cell Signalling. Oxford University Press

4th Edition of Cell Signalling published by OUP

Effect of mobile phase additives on solute retention at low aqueous pH in hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (2016)
Journal Article
McCalley, D. V. (2017). Effect of mobile phase additives on solute retention at low aqueous pH in hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A, 1483, 71-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2016.12.035

© 2016 Elsevier B.V. Trifluoracetic acid (TFA) added to the aqueous acetonitrile mobile phase induces some unexpected changes in the ionic component of retention in hydrophilic interaction separations when using Type B silica and amide-bonded silica... Read More about Effect of mobile phase additives on solute retention at low aqueous pH in hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography.

Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom (2016)
Journal Article
Erviti, M. D. C., & Stengler, E. (2016). Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 15(6), A06

We present an exploratory study of science communication via online video through various UK-based YouTube science content providers. We interviewed five people responsible for eight of the most viewed and subscribed professionally generated content... Read More about Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom.

EphA2 Drives the Segregation of Ras-Transformed Epithelial Cells from Normal Neighbors (2016)
Journal Article
Porazinski, S., de Navascués, J., Yako, Y., Hill, W., Jones, M. R., Maddison, R., …Hogan, C. (2016). EphA2 Drives the Segregation of Ras-Transformed Epithelial Cells from Normal Neighbors. Current Biology, 26(23), 3220-3229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.037

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd In epithelial tissues, cells expressing oncogenic Ras (hereafter RasV12 cells) are detected by normal neighbors and as a result are often extruded from the tissue [1–6]. RasV12 cells are eliminated apically, suggesting that extrus... Read More about EphA2 Drives the Segregation of Ras-Transformed Epithelial Cells from Normal Neighbors.

Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses (2016)
Journal Article
Pemberton, R. M., Crew, A., Hughes, G., Westmacott, K., Honeychurch, K. C., Crew, A. P., …Hart, J. P. (2016). Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses. Biosensors, 6(4), 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/bios6040050

This review describes recent advances in the fabrication of electrochemical (bio)sensors based on screen-printing technology involving carbon materials and their application in biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses. It will focus on the va... Read More about Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses.

Review: The application of liquid chromatography electrochemical detection for the determination of drugs of abuse (2016)
Journal Article
Honeychurch, K., & Honeychurch, K. C. (2016). Review: The application of liquid chromatography electrochemical detection for the determination of drugs of abuse. Separations, 3(4), 28. https://doi.org/10.3390/separations3040028

© 2016 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This review (4 tables, 88 references) describes current developments in the design and application of liquid chromatography electrochemical detection (LC ED) based approaches for the determina... Read More about Review: The application of liquid chromatography electrochemical detection for the determination of drugs of abuse.

Web strategies for the curation and discovery of open educational resources (2016)
Journal Article
educational resources. Open Praxis, 8(4), 297-312. https://doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.8.4.305

For those receiving funding from the UK HEFCE-funded Open Educational Resource Programme (2009 – 2012), the sustainability of project outputs was one of a number of essential goals. Our approach for the hosting and distribution of health and life sci... Read More about Web strategies for the curation and discovery of open educational resources.

Enhancing the lycopene in vitro bioaccessibility of tomato juice synergistically applying thermal and non-thermal processing technologies (2016)
Journal Article
Jayathunge, K., Stratakos, A. C., Cregenzán-Albertia, O., Grant, I. R., Lyng, J., & Koidis, A. (2017). Enhancing the lycopene in vitro bioaccessibility of tomato juice synergistically applying thermal and non-thermal processing technologies. Food Chemistry, 221, 698-705. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.11.117

The influence of moderate intensity pulsed electric field pre-processing on increasing the lycopene bioaccessibility of tomato fruit, and the combined effect of blanching, ultrasonic and high intensity pulsed electric field processing on further enha... Read More about Enhancing the lycopene in vitro bioaccessibility of tomato juice synergistically applying thermal and non-thermal processing technologies.

Irritable bowel syndrome and active inflammatory bowel disease diagnosed by faecal gas analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Aggio, R. B., White, P., Jayasena, H., de Lacy Costello, B., Ratcliffe, N. M., & Probert, C. S. (2017). Irritable bowel syndrome and active inflammatory bowel disease diagnosed by faecal gas analysis. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 45(1), 82-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.13822

© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Background: Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome may present in a similar manner. Measuring faecal calprotectin concentration is often recommended to rule out inflammatory bowel disease, however, ther... Read More about Irritable bowel syndrome and active inflammatory bowel disease diagnosed by faecal gas analysis.

Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language (2016)
Journal Article
Eryilmaz, K., & Little, H. (2017). Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1748-1768. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-016-0818-x

© 2016, The Author(s). In evolutionary linguistics, experiments using artificial signal spaces are being used to investigate the emergenceof speech structure. These signal spaces need to be continuous, non-discretized spaces from which discrete units... Read More about Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language.

Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms (2016)
Journal Article
Lintott, P., Richardson, S., Hosken, D., Fensome, S., & Mathews, F. (2016). Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms. Current Biology, 26(21), R1135-R1136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.003

Demand for renewable energy is rising exponentially. While this has benefits in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there may be costs to biodiversity [1]. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are the main tool used across the world to predict the... Read More about Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms.

A printed and microfabricated sensor device for the sensitive low volume measurement of aqueous ammonia (2016)
Journal Article
Brannelly, N., & Killard, A. (2017). A printed and microfabricated sensor device for the sensitive low volume measurement of aqueous ammonia. Electroanalysis, 29(1), 162-171. https://doi.org/10.1002/elan.201600556

The measurement of low concentrations of ammonia in small sample volumes is required in biological, biomedical and environmental measurement applications. However, achieving this without instrumentation remains challenging. Here, sensor devices for t... Read More about A printed and microfabricated sensor device for the sensitive low volume measurement of aqueous ammonia.

Multi-locus sequence typing of Escherichia coli isolates with acquired ampC genes and ampC promoter mutations (2016)
Journal Article
Lawrance, L. M., Moore, P. C., Lewis, J. A., Moore, P. C. L., Arnold, D. L., & Lawrance, L. (2016). Multi-locus sequence typing of Escherichia coli isolates with acquired ampC genes and ampC promoter mutations. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 86(3), 265-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.08.008

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. Multi-locus sequence typing was used to reveal a high degree of diversity amongst the E. coli isolates with AmpC plasmid genes, and a high prevalence of the −32 mutation present.

Rapid detection of pathological mutations and deletions of the haemoglobin beta gene (HBB) by High Resolution Melting (HRM) analysis and Gene Ratio Analysis Copy Enumeration PCR (GRACE-PCR) (2016)
Journal Article
Turner, A., Sasse, J., & Varadi, A. (2016). Rapid detection of pathological mutations and deletions of the haemoglobin beta gene (HBB) by High Resolution Melting (HRM) analysis and Gene Ratio Analysis Copy Enumeration PCR (GRACE-PCR). BMC Medical Genetics, 17, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12881-016-0334-y

© 2016 The Author(s). Objectives: Inherited disorders of haemoglobin are the world's most common genetic diseases, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. The large number of mutations associated with the haemoglobin beta gene (HBB) makes g... Read More about Rapid detection of pathological mutations and deletions of the haemoglobin beta gene (HBB) by High Resolution Melting (HRM) analysis and Gene Ratio Analysis Copy Enumeration PCR (GRACE-PCR).

A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space (2016)
Book Chapter
Weitkamp, E., & Arnold, D. L. (2016). A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space. In M. de Vries, & M. van der Sanden (Eds.), Science and Technology Education and Communication: Seeking Synergy, (63-84). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers

This chapter reports on the short term impacts of a workshop involving pupils and suggests ways in which by working together scientists, science communicators and teachers can co-develop engaging and inspirational learning opportunities that place sc... Read More about A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space.

Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types? (2016)
Journal Article
Wakefield, A., Broyles, M., Stone, E. L., Jones, G., & Harris, S. (2016). Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types?. Ecology and Evolution, 6(22), 8028-8036. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2527

© 2016 The Authors. Ecology and Evolution published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. LED lighting is predicted to constitute 70% of the outdoor and residential lighting markets by 2020. While the use of LEDs promotes energy and cost savings relative to tr... Read More about Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types?.