Applied Biotechnology Research Group



Complete lists of publications are available on each staff members site.

Hollands, P. (2009) The Basic Biology of Cord Blood Stem Cells In: Stubblefield P, Bhattacharya N (eds.) Frontiers of Cord Blood Science. Springer, London.

Hollands, P. & McCauley, C. (2009). Private cord blood banking: Current Use and Clinical Future. Stem Cell Reviews & Reportsin press

Philip S.E., Sengupta S., Keshavarz T.Roy, I.2009. Effect of impeller speed and pH on the production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate). Biomacromolecules epub ahead of print

Nair R., Roy, I., Bucke C., Keshavarz T.2009 Quantitative PCR study on the mode of action of oligosaccharide elicitors on penicillin G production byPenicillium chrysogenumJournal of Applied Microbiology epub ahead of print.

Misra S.K., Philip S., Chrzanowski W., Roy I., Knowles J., Salih V., Boccaccini A.R. 2009 Incorporation of Vitamin E in poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)/Bioglass composite films: Effect on surface properties and cell attachment- Journal of the Royal Society- Interface6(33): 401-409.

Bretcanu O., Misra S., Roy I., Renghini C., Fiori F., Beccaccini A.R. 2009 In vitrobiocompatibility of 45S5 Bioglass-derived glass ceramic scaffolds coated with Poly(3-hydroxubutyrate). Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 3(2):139-148.

Farnaud S, Amini M, Rapisarda C, Cammack R, Bui T, Drake A, Evans RW, Rahmanto YS, Richardson DR. Biochemical and spectroscopic studies of human melanotransferrin (MTf): Electron-paramagnetic resonance evidence for a difference between the iron-binding site of MTf and other transferrinsInt J Biochem Cell Biol. (2008) 40:2739-45. 

Farnaud S, Rapisarda C, Bui T, Drake A, Cammack R, Evans RW. Identification of an iron-hepcidin complex. Biochem J. (2008) 413: 553-7.

Misra SK, Mohn D, Brunner TJ, Stark WJ, Philip SE, Roy I., Salih V, Knowles JC, Boccaccini AR 2008.Comparison of nanoscale and microscale bioactive glass on the properties of P(3HB)/Bioglass compositesBiomaterials Apr;29(12):175

Peiris D, Dunn WB, Brown M, Kell, D. B.), Roy, I.Hedger, J. N.2008 Metabolite profiles of interacting mycelial fronts differ for pairings of the wood decay basidiomycete fungus, Stereum hirsutum with its competitors Coprinus micaceus and Coprinus disseminatusMetabolomics4(1): 52-62

Female students in laboratory


Applied Biotechnology addresses a range of topics co-ordinated by scholars at the University of Westminster.


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