Below is a list of all EASTBIO student/alumni/ae publications, by year of publication (funded student name in bold). Although the list is far from complete, we have made every effort possible to be comprehensive and we appreciate that our students -- and supervisors -- keep in touch to share with us research outcomes.


Utgés, J.S., MacGowan, S.A., Ives, C.M. et al. 2024. Classification of likely functional class for ligand binding sites identified from fragment screening. Commun Biol 7, 320.


Badonyi, M. and Marsh, J.A., 2023. Buffering of genetic dominance by allele-specific protein complex assembly. Science Advances, doi:10.1126/sciadv.adf9845

Badonyi, M. and Marsh, J.A., 2023. Hallmarks and evolutionary drivers of cotranslational protein complex assembly. The FEBS Journal, doi: 10.1111/febs.16869

Deák, G., Wapenaar, H., Sandoval, G., et al. 2023. Histone divergence in trypanosomes results in unique alterations to nucleosome structure, Nucleic Acids Research, 51(15), pp.7882–7899, doi:

Gibbon, S., Hamid, C., Threlfall, A. et al. 2023. Multi-modal retinal imaging for investigating neurovascular health. Eye 

Wardle, J., Dionisi, D., Smith, J. (2023) 'Investigating the challenges of biogas provision in water limited environments through laboratory scale biodigesters', International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 42(1), pp.829-844, DOI: 10.1080/14786451.2023.2235022


Badonyi, M. and Marsh, J.A. 'Large protein complex interfaces have evolved to promote cotranslational assembly.' eLife, 11, p.e79602 (2022). doi:

Woolley, C.S.C., Handel, I.G., Bronsvoort, B.M. et al. 'The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on a cohort of Labrador retrievers in England.' BMC Vet Res 18, 246 (2022).

Clinton, M., Ferrier, D.E.K., Martin, S.A.M., Brierley, A.S. (2021). 'Impacts of jellyfish on marine cage aquaculture: an overview of existing knowledge and the challenges to finfish health.' ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsaa254.

Clinton, M., Wyness, A. J., Martin, S. A. M., Brierley, A. S., Ferrier, D. E. K. Sampling the fish gill microbiome using biopsies and swabs (2021) BMS Microbiology 21(1):313 10.1186/s12866-021-02374-0

Clinton, M., Król, E., Sepúlveda, D., Andersen, N. R., Brierley, A. S., Ferrier, D. E. K., Hansen, P. J., Lorenzen, N., Martin, S. A. M. Gill Transcriptomic Responses to Toxin-producing Alga Prymnesium parvum in Rainbow Trout. Frontiers in Immunology, 12:794593. 10.3389/fimmu.2021.794593

Lofstedt, A., de Roos, B. & Fernandes, P.G. (2021). 'Less than half of the European dietary recommendations for fish consumption are satisfied by national seafood supplies.' Eur J Nutr

Mitchell, J. L., Conor O’Halloran, C., Stanley, P., McDonald, K., Burr, P., Gunn-Moore, D. A., and Hope, J. C. (2021). 'Serial Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Testing to Monitor Treatment Responses in Cases of Feline Mycobacteriosis.' Pathogens, 10(6), 657;

Mitchell, J. L. , Del Pozo, J., Woolley, C. S. C., Dheendsa, R., Hope, J. C., Gunn-Moore, D. A. (2021). 'Histological and immunohistochemical features suggesting aetiological differences in lymph node and (muco)cutaneous feline tuberculosis lesions.' JSAP;

Mitchell, L., Stanley, P., McDonald, K., Burr, P, Rhodes, S. G., Gunn-Moore, D. A., Hope, J. C. (2021). 'Diagnostic accuracy of the interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) for cases of feline mycobacteriosis.' Preventive Veterinary Medicine (193);

Rahelinirina, S., Scobie, K., Ramasindrazana, B., Andrianaivoarimanana, V.,  et al. (2021). 'Rodent control to fight plague: Field assessment of methods based on rat density reduction.' Integrative Zoology

Utgés JS, Tsenkov MI, Dietrich NJM, MacGowan SA, Barton GJ (2021). 'Ankyrin repeats in context with human population variation.' PLoS Comput Biol 17(8): e1009335.

Wardle, J., Fischer, A., Tesfaye, Y., Smith, J. (2021). 'Seasonal variability of resources: The unexplored adversary of biogas use in rural Ethiopia.' Current Research in Environmental Sustainability 3.

Bakke, F. K., Monte, M. M., Stead, D. A., Causey, D. R., Douglas, A., Macqueen, D. J.  and  Dooley, H. (2020). 'Plasma Proteome Responses in Salmonid Fish Following Immunization.' Front. Immunol.

Černá, P., Mitchell, J.L., Lodzinska, J., Paola Cazzini, P., Varjonen, K., Gunn-Moore, D. A. (2020). 'Systemic Mycobacterium kansasii Infection in Two Related Cats.' Pathogens 2020, 9(11): 959;

Clinton, M., Kintner, A. H., Delannoy, C. M. J., Brierley, A. S., Ferrier, D. E. K. (2020) ‘Molecular identification of potential aquaculture pathogens adherent to cnidarian zooplankton.’ Journal of Aquaculture 518, 734801; DOI:

Ferenczi, A. and Molnar, A. 'Homology-Directed Transgene-Free Gene Editing in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.' In CRISPR-Cas Methods: 237-252. Humana, New York, NY.

Mamsen, L. S., Zafeiri, A., Bøtkjær, J. A., Hardlei, J. R., Ernst, E., Oxvig, C., Fowler, P. A., Andersen, C. Y., (Sept. 2020). 'Expression of the Insulin-like Growth Factor System in First- and Second-Trimester Human Embryonic and Fetal Gonads.' The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 105 (9): e3157–e3168;

McCaw, B. A., Stevenson, T. J., Lancaster, L. T. (2020). 'Epigenetic Responses to Temperature and Climate.' Integrative and Comparative Biology, Volume 60, Issue 6, December 2020, Pages 1469–1480,

Mitchell, J. L., Ganis, L., Blacklock, B. T., Petrushkin, H., Hope, J. C., Gunn-Moore, D. A. (2020). 'Ocular Tuberculosis: More than "Of Mice and Men".’ Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2020.1797116. 

O’Halloran, C., Tørnqvist‐Johnsen, C., Woods, G., Mitchell, J., Reed, N., Burr, P., Gascoyne‐Binzi, D., Michaela Wegg, M., Beardall, S., Hope, J., Gunn‐Moore, D. 'Feline tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis infection of domestic UK cats associated with feeding a commercial raw food diet'. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases published by Wiley‐VCH GmbH.

Ross, J., Lambert, T., Piergentili, C., He, D., Waldron, K. J., C., Mackay, L., Marles-Wright, J., Clarke, D. J. (2020). 'Mass spectrometry reveals the assembly pathway of encapsulated ferritins and highlights a dynamic ferroxidase interface.' Chemical Communications: 56, 3417-3420.

Silver, C.A., Tatler, B.W., Chakravarthi, R. et al. 'Social Agency as a continuum.' Psychon Bull Rev (2020). 

Woolley, C. S. C., Handel, I.G., Bronsvoort, B. M., Schoenebeck, J. J., Clements, D. N. (2020). 'Is it time to stop sweeping data cleaning under the carpet? A novel algorithm for outlier management in growth data';

Valenzuela-Ortega, M.; French, C. E. (2020). 'Engineering of industrially important microorganisms for assimilation of cellulosic biomass: Towards consolidated bioprocessing.' Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (6): 1781–1794.

Zafeiri, A., Mitchell, R. T., Hay, D. C., Fowler, P. A. (2020). 'Over-the-counter analgesics during pregnancy: a comprehensive review of global prevalence and offspring safety.' Human Reproduction Update.


Boulton, R.A., Cook, N.,  Greenway, E.V.,  Glaser, G.L.,  Green, J.,  Shuker, D.M. (2019) 'Local mate competition modifies the costs of mating in a mostly monandrous parasitoid wasp.' Behavioral Ecology 30(2): 417–425,

Clegg, J.M., Parkin, H.M., Mason, J.O., and Pratt, T., (2019) 'Heparan Sulfate Sulfation by Hs2st Restricts Astroglial Precursor Somal Translocation in Developing Mouse Forebrain by a Non-Cell-Autonomous Mechanism.' Journal of Neuroscience 39(8) 1386-1404; DOI:

De Simone, A., Georgiou, C., Ioannidis, H., Gupta, A.A., Juárez-Jiménez, J., Doughty-Shenton, D., Blackburn, E.A., Wear, M.A., Richards, J.P., Barlow, P.N., Carragher, N., Walkinshaw, M.D., Hulmea, A.N. and Julien Michel, J. (2019) 'A computationally designed binding mode flip leads to a novel class of potent tri-vector cyclophilin inhibitors.' Chem. Sci. 10: 542–547.

Dicks K.L., Pemberton J.M., Ballingall K.T. (2019) 'Characterisation of major histocompatibility complex class IIa haplotypes in an island sheep population.' Immunogenetics. 22:1-1.

He, D. Piergentili, C., Ross, J., Tarrant, E., Tuck, L. R., C., Mackay, L., McIver, Z., Waldron, K. J., Clarke,D. J., Marles-Wright, J. (2019) 'Conservation of the structural and functional architecture of encapsulated ferritins in bacteria and archaea.' Biochemical Journal 476(6): 975-989; DOI: 10.1042/BCJ20180922.

Hussain, S., Turnbull, M. L., Wise, H. M., Jagger, B. W., Beard, P. M., Kovacikova, K., Taubenberger, J. K., Vervelde, L., Engelhardt, O. G. and Digard, P. (2019) 'Mutation of influenza A virus PA-X decreases pathogenicity in chicken embryos and can increase the yield of reassortant candidate vaccine viruses.' Journal of Virology 93(2), e01551-18. (doi:10.1128/JVI.01551-18) (PMID:30381488).

Innes, B.R. & Otto, T.U. (2019). 'A comparative analysis of response times shows that multisensory benefits and interactions are not equivalent.' Scientific Reports, 9(1), 2921. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39924-6.

Mitchell, J. L. & D. A. Gunn-Moore (2019). 'Mycobacterial infections in
cats and dogs
.' Veterinary Nursing Journal 34:4, 102-107, DOI: 10.1080/17415349.2018.1551103.

O’Halloran, C., Ioannidi, O., Reed, N., Murtagh, K., Dettemering, E., Van Poucke, S., Gale, J., Vickers, J., Burr, P., Gascoyne-Binzi, D., Howe, R., Dobromylskyj, M., Mitchell, J., Hope, J., and Gunn-Moore, D. (2019). 'Tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis in pet cats associated with feeding a commercial raw food diet.' Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 21(8): 667–681. DOI: 10.1177/

Walker, D. J., Zimmer, C., Larriva, M., Healy, S. D., Spencer, K. A. (2019) 'Early-life adversity programs long-term cytokine and microglia expression within the HPA axis in female Japanese quail.' Journal of Experimental Biology: jeb.187039 doi: 10.1242/jeb.187039


Allan, K.J., Halliday, J.E.B., Moseley, M., Carter, R.W., Ahmed, A., Goris, M.G.A., Hartskeerl, R.A., Keyyu, J., Kibona, T., Maro, V.P. et al (2018). 'Assessment of animal hosts of pathogenic Leptospira in northern Tanzania.' PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 12(6), e0006444.

Alphey, M. S., Fisher, G., Ying Ge, Gould, E. R., Machado, T. F. G., Liu, H., Florence, G. J., Naismith, J. H., and da Silva, R. G. (2018). 'Catalytic and Anticatalytic Snapshots of a Short-Form ATP Phosphoribosyltransferase.' ACS Catal., 2018, 8 (6), pp 5601–5610.
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00867.

Ashton, A., Stoney, P.N., Ransom, J. & Peter McCaffery, P. (2018) 'Rhythmic Diurnal Synthesis and Signaling of Retinoic Acid in the Rat Pineal Gland and Its Action to Rapidly Downregulate ERK
Phosphorylation,' Mol Neurobiol

Brodaczewska, N., Košťálová, Z. Uhrín, D. (2018) '(3, 2)D 1H, 13C BIRDr,X-HSQC-TOCSY for NMR structure elucidation of mixtures. Application to complex carbohydrates.' J Biomol. NMR 70:115–122.

Curley, M., Milne, L., Smith, S., Atanassova, N., Rebourcet, D., Darbey, A., Hadoke, P. W. F., Wells, S. & Smith, L. B. Leukemia Inhibitory Factor-Receptor is Dispensable for Prenatal Testis Development but is Required in Sertoli cells for Normal Spermatogenesis in Mice. Scientific Reports, 8, 11532.

Curley, M., Milne, L., Smith, S., Jørgensen, A., Frederiksen, H., Hadoke, P., Potter, P. & Smith, L. B. A young testicular microenvironment protects Leydig cells against age-related dysfunction in a mouse model of premature aging. The FASEB Journal, fj.201800612R.

Feng, J., Turnbull, M.L., et al. (2018) 'Interferon-stimulated gene (ISG)-expression screening reveals the specific antibunyaviral activity of ISG20.' Journal of Virology 92(13), e02140-17. (doi:10.1128/JVI.02140-17) (PMID:29695422) (PMCID:PMC6002717).

Fisher, G., Thomson, C. M., Stroek, R., Czekster, C. M., Hirschi, J. S., and da Silva, R. G. (2018) 'Allosteric Activation Shifts the Rate-Limiting Step in a Short-Form ATP Phosphoribosyltransferase.' Biochemistry, 2018, 57 (29), pp 4357–4367. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00559.

Gill, A.C., Castle, A.R. (2018) 'The cellular and pathologic prion protein.' Handbook of Clinicla Neurology 153: 21-44.

Herron, L. R., Turnbull, M.L., et al. (2018) 'A chicken bioreactor for efficient production of functional cytokines.' BMC Biotechnology 18(82) (doi:10.1186/s12896-018-0495-1) (PMID:30594166).

Koerner, M.V., FitzPatrick, L., Selfridge, J., Guy, J., De Sousa, D., Tillotson, R., Kerr, A., Sun, Z., Lazar, M.A., Lyst, M.J., and Bird, A. (2018)'Toxicity of overexpressed MeCP2 is independent of HDAC3 activity.' (2018) Genes & Development.

Mahony,C, McMenemy, S, Rafipay, AJ, Beedie, SL, Fraga, LR, Gütschow, M, Figg, WD, Erskine, L, Vargesson, N. (2018). 'CPS49-induced neurotoxicity does not cause limb patterning anomalies in developing chicken embryos.' Journal of Anatomy 232(4):568-574 DOI: 10.1111/joa.12712.

McLean, F.H., Grant, C., Morris, A.C., Horgan, G.W., Polanski, A.J., Allan, K., Campbell, F.M., Langston, R.F. and Williams, L.M. (2018). 'and reversible impairment of episodic memory by a high-fat diet in mice.' Scientific reports, 8(1), p.11976.

Mok, G. F., Lozano-Velasco, E., Maniou, E., Viaut, C., Moxon, S., Wheeler, G., & Muensterberg, A. (2018). 'miR-133-mediated regulation of the Hedgehog pathway orchestrates embryo myogenesis.' Development, 145 (12), UNSP dev159657. doi:10.1242/dev.159657.

Moseley, M.H., Allan, K.J., Hunter, P. (2018). 'Leptospirosis in Infectious Diseases of Livestock.' Part 3. eds. Coetzer, J.A.W. and Tustin, R.C.,

Moseley, M., Rahelinirina, S., Rajerison, M., Garin, B., Piertney, S., Telfer, S. (2018). 'Mixed Leptospira Infections in a Diverse Reservoir Host Community, Madagascar, 2013–2015.' Emerging Infectious Diseases 24(6): 1138-1140.

Ramirez, M., Amorim, M.G., Galedha, C., Milic, I., Welsh, J.A.,… Coakley, G., et al. (2018). 'Technical Challenges of Working with Extracellular Vesicles.' Nanoscale 10: 881-906.

Rebourcet, D., Darbey, A., Curley, M., O'Shaughnessy, P. & Smith, L. B. Testicular Cell Selective Ablation Using Diphtheria Toxin Receptor Transgenic Mice. Methods Mol Biol, 1748, 203-228.

Reid AMA, Dunn IC (2018) 'Gastrointestinal distribution of chicken gastrin-cholecystokinin family transcript expression and response to short-term nutritive state.' Gen Comp Endocrinol. 255:64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.10.009.

Runcie AC.,  Zengerle M.,  Chan K-H.,  Testa A.,  van Beurden L.,  Baud MGJ.,  Epemolu O.,  Ellis LCJ.,  Read KD.,  Coulthard V.,  Brien A.,  Ciulli A. (2018). Optimization of a "Bump-and-Hole" Approach to Allele-Selective BET Bromodomain Inhibition. Chemical Science 9 2452-3468. DOI: 10.1039/C7SC02536J.

Sehgal A, Donaldson DS, Pridans C, Sauter KA, Hume DA, Mabbott NA. (2018). 'The role of CSF1R-dependent macrophages in control of the intestinal stem-cell niche.' Nat Commun. 9(1):1272. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03638-6.

Sergi, D., Grant, C., Morris, A.C., Bachmair E.M., Koch C., McLean F.H., Muller, A., Hoggard, N., de Roos, B.,  Porteiro, B., Boekschoten, M.V., McGillicuddy F.C., Kahn, D., Nicol, P., Benzler, J., Mayer, C.D., Campbell, F.M., Drew, J., Roche, H.M., Muller M., Nogueiras, R., Dieguez, C., Tups, A., Williams, L.M. (2018). 'SerpinA3N is a novel marker of hypothalamic inflammation and is regulated by nutrition, age and leptin.' Genes and Nutrients, 13(1): 28.

Sergi, D., Morris, A.C., Kahn, D.E., McLean, F.H., Hay, E.A., Kubitz, P., MacKenzie, A., Martinoli, M.G., Drew, J.E. and Williams, L.M. (2018). 'Palmitic acid triggers inflammatory responses in N42 cultured hypothalamic cells partially via ceramide synthesis but not via TLR4.' Nutritional neuroscience: 1-14.

Sharma, R., Draicchio, F., Bull, H., Herzig, P., Maurer, A., Pillen, K., Thomas, W.T.B. and Flavell, A.J. (2018) 'Genome-wide association of yield traits in a nested association mapping population of barley reveals new gene diversity for future breeding.' J. Exp. Bot.

Soo, L., Chakravarthi, R., Andersen, S. K.  (2018) 'Critical resolution: A superior measure of crowding'. Vision Research 153 (2018) 13-23.

Tennant S.A., Fischer L., Garden D.L.F., Gerlei K.Z., Martinez-Gonzalez C., McClure C., Wood E.R. & Nolan M.F. (2018). 'Stellate cells in the medial entorhinal cortex are required for spatial learning.' Cell Reports 22(5): 1313-1324.

Testa A., Lucas X., Castro G.V., Chan K.H., Wright J.E., Runcie A.C., Gadd M.S., Harrison W.T.A., Ko E.J., Fletcher D. & Ciulli A. (2018). '3-Fluoro-4-hydroxyprolines: Synthesis, conformational analysis and stereoselective recognition by the VHL E3 ubiquitin ligase for targeted protein degradation.' Journal of the American Chemical Society 140: 9299-9313.

Walker, D.J. & Spencer, K. A. (2018).  'Glucocorticoid programming of neuroimmune function.' Gen Comp Endocrinol.' 256: 80-88.

Wilbourn R.V., Moatt J.P., Froy H., Walling C.A., Nussey D.H., Boonekamp J.J. (2018) 'The relationship between telomere length and mortality risk in non-model vertebrate systems: a meta-analysis.' Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 373: 20160447.


Aarts M., Georgilis A., Beniazza M., Beolchi P., Banito A., Carroll T., Kulisic M., Kaemena D.F., Dharmalingam G., Martin N., Reik W., Zuber J., Kaji K., Chandra T., Gil J. (2017) 'Coupling shRNA screens with single-cell RNA-seq identifies a dual role for mTOR in reprogramming-induced senescence.' Genes Dev. 31:2085-2098.

Benek, O., L. Hroch, L. Aitken, R. Dolezal, P. Guest, M. Benkova, O. Soukup, K. Musil, K. Kuca, T. K. Smith, F. Gunn-Moore and K. Musilek (2017). ‘6-benzothiazolyl ureas, thioureas and guanidines are potent inhibitors of ABAD/17beta-HSD10 and potential drugs for Alzheimer's disease treatment: Design, synthesis and in vitro evaluation.’ Med Chem.

Bradford, EL., Christie CR, Campbell EM, Bowman AS (2017). 'A real-time PCR method for quantification of the total and major variant strains of the deformed wing virus.' PLoS ONE 12(12): e0190017.

Castle A. R., Gill, A. C. (2017). ‘Physiological Functions of the Cellular Prion Protein.’ Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences 4. DOI=10.3389/fmolb.2017.00019.

Colas, I., Darrier, B., Arrieta, M., Mittmann, S., Ramsay, L., Sourdille P., and Waugh, R. (2017) 'Observation of extensive chromosome axis remodelling during the ‘diffuse-phase’ of meiosis in large genome cereals.' Front. Plant Sci. 8:1235. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01235.

Coakley, G., McCaskill, J.L., Borger, J.G., Simbari, F., Robertson, E., Lear, M., Harcus, Y., McSorley, H.J., Maizels, R.M., and Buck, A.H. (2017). 'Extracellular vesicles from a helminth parasite suppress macrophage activation and constitute an effective vaccine for protective immunity.' Cell Reports 19, 1545 – 1557.

Davies, F. C., J. E. Hope, F. McLachlan, F. Nunez, J. Doig, H. Bengani, C. Smith and C. M. Abbott (2017). ‘Biallelic mutations in the gene encoding eEF1A2 cause seizures and sudden death in F0 mice.’ Sci Rep 7: 46019.

Ferenczi, A., Pyott, D.E., Xipnitou, A. and Molnar, A., (2017). 'Efficient targeted DNA editing and replacement in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using Cpf1 ribonucleoproteins and single-stranded DNA.' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1710597114

Georgiou, C. et. al., (2017) 'Pushing the Limits of Detection of Weak Binding Using Fragment-Based Drug Discovery: Identification of New Cyclophilin Binders.' J Mol Biol (2017) 429, 2556–2570.

Giotti, B., A. Joshi and T. C. Freeman (2017). ‘Meta-analysis reveals conserved cell cycle transcriptional network across multiple human cell types.’ BMC Genomics 18(1): 30.

Glendinning, L., Collie, D., Wright, S., Rutherford, K. & McLachlan, G (2017) 'Comparing microbiotas in the upper aerodigestive and lower respiratory tracts of lambs.' Microbiome. 5, 1, 145.

Glendinning, L., S. Wright, P. Tennant, A. C. Gill, D. Collie and G. McLachlan (2017). ‘Microbiota in Exhaled Breath Condensate and the Lung.’ Appl Environ Microbiol.

Heath, S. E., K. Knox, P. F. Vale and S. Collins (2017). ‘Virus Resistance Is Not Costly in a Marine Alga Evolving under Multiple Environmental Stressors.’ Viruses 9(3).

Hroch, L., P. Guest, O. Benek, O. Soukup, J. Janockova, R. Dolezal, K. Kuca, L. Aitken, T. K. Smith, F. Gunn-Moore, D. Zala, R. R. Ramsay and K. Musilek (2017). ‘Synthesis and evaluation of frentizole-based indolyl thiourea analogues as MAO/ABAD inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease treatment.’ Bioorg Med Chem 25(3): 1143-1152.

Kangur, K., Billino, J., & Hesse, C. 'Keeping Safe: Intra-individual Consistency in Obstacle Avoidance Behaviour Across Grasping and Locomotion Tasks.' i-Perception, 8(1): 1-10.

Lamont, C. M. and F. Sargent (2017). ‘Design and characterisation of synthetic operons for biohydrogen technology.’ Arch Microbiol 199(3): 495-503.

Liu W., Tuck LR, Wright J.M., Cai Y. (2017) 'Using Purified Tyrosine Site-Specific Recombinases In Vitro to Rapidly Construct and Diversify Metabolic Pathways.' Methods Mol Biol. 1642:285-302. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7169-5_18.

Moatt, J. P., C. Hambly, C., Heap, E., Kramer, A., Moon, F., Speakman, J.R., Walling, C.A, 'Body macronutrient composition is predicted by lipid and not protein content of the diet,' Ecology and Evolution: 1-10. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3529

Patel, S. H., O'Hara, L., Atanassova, N., Smith, S. E., Curley, M. K., Rebourcet, D., Darbey, A. L., Gannon, A.-L., Sharpe, R. M. & Smith, L. B. Low-dose tamoxifen treatment in juvenile males has long-term adverse effects on the reproductive system: implications for inducible transgenics. Scientific reports, 7, 8991-8991.

Picton, L. D., F. Nascimento, M. J. Broadhead, K. T. Sillar and G. B. Miles (2017). ‘Sodium Pumps Mediate Activity-Dependent Changes in Mammalian Motor Networks.’ J Neurosci 37(4): 906-921.

Picton, L.D., Zhang, H., Sillar, K.T. (2017). 'Sodium pump regulation of locomotor control circuits.' J. Neurophysiol.

Regan, C.E., Pilkington, J.G., Bérénos, C., Pemberton, J.M., Smiseth, P.T. & Wilson, A.J. (2017.) 'Accounting for female space sharing in St. Kilda Soay sheep (Ovis aries) results in little change in heritability estimates.' Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30, 96­111. 

Regan, C.E., Pilkington, J.G., Smiseth, P.T. (2017) 'Female Soay sheep do not adjust their maternal care behaviour to the quality of their home range.' Behavioral Ecology 28, 962­973.

Reid AMA, Wilson PW, Caughey SD, Dixon LM, D'Eath RB, Sandilands V, Boswell T, Dunn IC (2017). 'Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens.' Gen Comp Endocrinol. 252:226-235. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.07.002.

Ruetz T., Pfisterer U., Di Stefano B., Ashmore J., Beniazza M., Tian, T.V., Kaemena D.F., Tosti L., Tan, W., Manning J.R., Chantzoura E., Ottosson D.R., Collombet S., Johnsson A., Cohen E., Yusa K., Linnarsson S., Graf T., Parmar M. and Kaji K. (2017) 'Constitutively active SMAD2/3 are broad-scope potentiators of transcription-factor-mediated cellular reprogramming.' Cell Stem Cell. 21:1-15.

Scobie, K., Schwitzer, C. & Holderied, M. 'Observations of Avahi meridionalis in Eucalyptus plantations.' Lemur News, 20.

Sehgal A, Kobayashi A, Donaldson DS, Mabbott NA. (2017). ‘c-Rel is dispensable for the differentiation and functional maturation of M cells in the follicle-associated epithelium.’ Immunobiology. 222(2):316-326. doi: 10.1016/j.imbio.2016.09.008.

Smith, S. and R. Grima (2017). ‘Fast simulation of Brownian dynamics in a crowded environment.’ J Chem Phys 146(2): 024105.

Stoney, P.N., Rodrigues, D., Helfer, G., Khatib, T., Ashton, A., Hay, E.A., Starr, R., Kociszewska, D., Morgan, P., McCaffery, P.J. (2017) 'A seasonal switch in histone deacetylase gene expression in the hypothalamus and their capacity to modulate nuclear signaling pathways.' Brain Behav Immun. 61: 340–352.

Tillotson, R., Selfridge, J., Koerner, M.V., Gadalla, K.K.E., Guy, J., De Sousa, D., Hector, R.D., Cobb, S.R., Bird, A. (2017) 'Radically truncated MeCP2 rescues Rett syndrome-like neurological defects.' Nature. 550(7676): 398-401. doi: 10.1038/nature24058.

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Buck, A. H., G. Coakley, F. Simbari, H. J. McSorley, J. F. Quintana, T. Le Bihan, S. Kumar, C. Abreu-Goodger, M. Lear, Y. Harcus, A. Ceroni, S. A. Babayan, M. Blaxter, A. Ivens and R. M. Maizels (2014). ‘Exosomes secreted by nematode parasites transfer small RNAs to mammalian cells and modulate innate immunity.’ Nat Commun 5: 5488.

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Gow, D. J., K. A. Sauter, C. Pridans, L. Moffat, A. Sehgal, B. M. Stutchfield, S. Raza, P. M. Beard, Y. T. Tsai, G. Bainbridge, P. L. Boner, G. Fici, D. Garcia-Tapia, R. A. Martin, T. Oliphant, J. A. Shelly, R. Tiwari, T. L. Wilson, L. B. Smith, N. A. Mabbott and D. A. Hume (2014). ‘Characterisation of a novel Fc conjugate of macrophage colony-stimulating factor.’ Mol Ther 22(9): 1580-1592.

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