Cell Communication Research Group

Publications

Publications

Naufahu, J., Cunliffe, A.D., Murray, J.F. (2013) The roles of melanin-concentrating hormone in energy balance and reproductive functions: are they connected?  Reproduction, 146, R141-R150.

Opoku-Okrah C, Gordge M, Kweku Nakua E, Agbenyega T, Parry M, Robertson C, Smith CL. (2013) An investigation of the protective effect of alpha+-thalassaemia against severe Plasmodium falciparum amongst children in Kumasi, Ghana. Int J Lab Hematol. doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12122.

Pooja Basnett, KY Ching, Martin Stolz, Jonathan C Knowles, Aldo R Boccaccini, Caroline L. Smith, Ian C Locke, Ipsita Roy (2013) Aspirin loaded P(3HO)/P(3HB) blend films: potential materials for biodegradable drug eluting stents. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials08/2013; DOI:10.1680/bbn.13.00009.

Milton, N.G.N. & Harris, J.R. (2014) Chapter 23 - Polymorphism of Amyloid Fibrils and their Complexes with Catalase. In: Bio-nanoimaging: Protein Misfolding and Aggregation. Eds V.N. Uversky & Y.L. Lyubchenko, Academic Press, Boston, pp 255-262.

Chilumuri, A., Odell, M. & Milton, N.G.N. (2013) Benzothiazole aniline-tetra(ethylene glycol) and 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole inhibit neuroprotection against amyloid peptides by catalase overexpression in vitro. ACS Chem. Neurosci., 4, 1501-1512.

Chilumuri, A., Ashioti, M., Nercessian, A.N. & Milton, N.G.N. (2013) Immunolocalization of kisspeptin associated with amyloid-ß deposits in the pons of an Alzheimer's disease patient. J. Neurodegen. Dis., 2013, 879710.

Milton, N. (2013) Kissorphin peptides for use in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or diabetes mellitus. United Kingdom Patent Application Publication Number  GB 2493313 (A).

Milton, N.G.N. & Harris, J.R. (2013) Fibril formation and toxicity of the non-amyloidogenic rat amylin peptide. Micron, 44, 246-253.

Seyed Yazdan Madani, Farzad Shabani, Miriam V Dwek, Alexander M Seifalian (2013)Conjugation of quantum dots on carbon nanotubes for medical diagnosis and treatment.International Journal of Nanomedicine (Impact Factor: 3.46). 01/2013; 8:941-50. DOI:10.2147/IJN.S36416.

Zariwala, MG, Farnaud, S, Merchant, Z, Somavarapu, S, Renshaw, D. (2014). Oral iron delivery using ascorbyl palmitate/DSPE-PEG nanocarriers. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 115(3):86-92.

Zariwala, MG, Elsaid, N. Jackson TL, López, FC, Farnaud, S, Somavarapu, S, Renshaw, D.(2013). A Novel approach to oral iron delivery using ferrous sulphate solid lipid particles. Int J. Pharmaceutics 456(2):400-407.

Zariwala, MG, Somavarapu, S, Farnaud, S, Renshaw, D. (2013). Comparison study of iron preparations using a human intestinal model, Scientia Pharmaceutica, 81(4): 1123-1139.

Fowkes RC, Moradi-Bidhendi N, Branceleone V, Zariwala MG ,  Brady D, Jessop, DS, Flower R, Perretti M,  Renshaw D. (2013). Annexin A1 protein and its relationship to cortisol in human saliva. Psychoneuroendocrinol, 38(5):722-727.

Kosicka-Knox A, Cunliffe A, Mackenzie R, Zariwala MG, Perretti M, Flower R, Renshaw D.(2013). Attenuation of plasma annexin A1 in human obesity. FASEB J, 27(1):368-378.

Intekhab-Alam NY, White OB, Getting SJ, Petsa A, Knight RA, Chowdrey HS, Townsend PA, Lawrence KM, Locke IC . Urocortin protects chondrocytes from NO-induced apoptosis: a future therapy for osteoarthritis? (2013) Cell Death Dis., 4: e717; ePub - DOI:10.1038/cddis.2013.231.

Basnett P, Ching KY, Stolz M, Knowles JC, Boccaccini AR, Smith C, Locke IC, Keshavarz T, Roy I. Novel Poly (3-hydroxyoctanoate)/ Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) blends for Medical Applications. (2013) React. Funct. Polym. ePub ahead of print - DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2013.03.019.

Moschos, S.A., MicroRNA Biotherapeutics: Key Challenges from a Drug Development Perspective. In: Biotherapeutics: Recent Developments using Chemical and Molecular Biology. Jones, L. and McKnight, A.J. (eds.), Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing, London, 2013. pp. 176-223 (invited chapter contribution).

Denise, H., Moschos, S.A., Sidders, B., Burden, F., Perkins, H., Carter, N., Stroud, N., Kennedy, M., Fancy, S.-A., Lapthorn, C., Lavender, H., Kinloch, R., Suhy, D. and Corbau, R. Deep sequencing insights in therapeutic shRNA processing and siRNA target cleavage precision. Mol. Ther. Nucleic Acids (in press).

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