Biological Sciences

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Research Output 1974 2020

2020

A Co-Culturing Approach Enables Discovery and Biosynthesis of a Bioactive Indole Alkaloid Metabolite

Maglangit, F., Fang, Q., Kyeremeh, K., Sternberg, J. M., Ebel, R. & Deng, H., 2020, In : Molecules. 25, 2, 256.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Indole Alkaloids
alkaloids
biosynthesis
metabolites
Biosynthesis

An Evolutionary Perspective on Sedentary Behavior

Speakman, J. R., Jan 2020, In : BioEssays. 42, 1, 1900156.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Insurance Benefits
Genes
Habits
Eating

Correlation in telomere lengths between feathers and blood cells in pied flycatchers

Kärkkäinen, T., Bize, P. & Stier, A., 12 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Avian Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

telomeres
feather
blood cells
feathers
blood

Dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in the cropland of the North China Plain: Influences of intensive cropping and salinization

Lu, T., Wang, X., Xu, M., Yu, Z., Luo, Y. & Smith, P., 10 Jan 2020, In : Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 292, 106820.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intensive cropping
soil salinization
salinization
carbonates
cropping practice
3 Citations (Scopus)

How to measure, report and verify soil carbon change to realize the potential of soil carbon sequestration for atmospheric greenhouse gas removal

Smith, P., Soussana, J-F., Angers, D., Schipper, L., Chenu, C., Rasse, D. P., Batjes, N. H., van Egmond, F., McNeill, S., Kuhnert, M., Arias-Navarro, C., Olesen, J. E., Chirinda, N., Fornara, D., Wollenberg, E., Álvaro-Fuentes, J., Sanz-Cobeña, A. & Klumpp, K., Jan 2020, In : Global Change Biology. 26, 1, p. 219-241 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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atmospheric gas
soil carbon
Greenhouse gases
carbon sequestration
greenhouse gas

Macroalgal vegetation on a north European artificial reef (Loch Linnhe, Scotland): biodiversity, community types and role of abiotic factors

Tsiamis, K., Salomidi, M., Gerakaris, V., Mogg, A. O. M., Porter, E. S., Sayer, M. D. J. & Kuepper, F., 3 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Applied Phycology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
artificial reefs
artificial reef
Scotland
macroalgae
algae

Measured and modelled soil organic carbon changes in a pine chronosequence on a podzolic soil

Razauskaite, R., 16 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Environmental Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Nitrous oxide production by ammonia oxidisers: Physiological diversity, niche differentiation and potential mitigation strategies

Prosser, J. I., Hink, L., Gubry-Rangin, C. & Nicol, G. W., Jan 2020, In : Global Change Biology. 26, 1, p. 103-118 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nitrous Oxide
nitrous oxide
Ammonia
niche
mitigation

PopFor: A new model for estimating poplar yields

Henner, D. N., Hastings, A., Pogson, M., McNamara, N., Davies, C. A. & Smith, P., 13 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Biomass & Bioenergy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Miscanthus giganteus
electricity generation
twenty first century
bioenergy
electricity
microbial ecology
Ecology
community ecology
Research
taxonomic keys

Temperature drives pre-reproductive selection and shapes the biogeography of a female polymorphism

Svensson, E. I., Willink, B., Duryea, M. C. & Lancaster, L. T., Jan 2020, In : Ecology Letters. 23, 1, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biogeography
polymorphism
genetic polymorphism
morphs
sexual conflict
1 Citation (Scopus)

The 4p1000 initiative: opportunities, limitations and challenges for implementing soil organic carbon sequestration as a sustainable development strategy

Rumpel, C., Amiraslani, F., Chenu, C., Cardenas, M. G., Kaonga, M., Koutika, L-S., Ladha, J., Madari, B., Shirato, Y., Smith, P., Soudi, B., Soussana, J-F., Whitehead, D. & Wollenberg, E., Jan 2020, In : Ambio. 49, 1, p. 350-360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic carbon
development strategy
carbon sequestration
Sustainable development
sustainable development
2019

Ablation of Bscl2/Seipin in hepatocytes does not cause metabolic dysfunction in congenital generalised lipodystrophy

Mcilroy, G. D., Mitchell, S. E., Han, W., Delibegović, M. & Rochford, J. J., 17 Dec 2019, In : Disease Models & Mechanisms.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy
Ablation
Hepatocytes
Liver
Lipids
5 Citations (Scopus)

Accumulation of nitrate and dissolved organic nitrogen at depth in a red soil Critical Zone

Wu, H., Song, X., Zhao, X., Peng, X., Zhou, H., Hallett, P. D., Hodson, M. E. & Zhang, G. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Geoderma. 337, p. 1175-1185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic nitrogen
red soil
regolith
nitrates
nitrate
3 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy of gonadosomatic index in maturity classification and estimation of maturity ogive

Flores, A., Wiff, R., Ganias, K. & Marshall, C. T., 28 Feb 2019, In : Fisheries Research. 210, p. 50-62 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Downloads (Pure)

A concise guide to developing and using quantitative models in conservation management

García-Díaz, P., Prowse, T. A. A., Anderson, D. P., Lurgi, M., Binny, R. N. & Cassey, P., 2019, In : Conservation Science and Practice. 1, 2, e11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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conservation management
modeling
decision making
recommendation

Acoustic characterization of sensors used for marine environmental monitoring

Cotter, E., Murphy, P., Bassett, C., Williamson, B. & Polagye, B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 144, p. 205-215 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammals
environmental monitoring
marine mammal
marine mammals
acoustics
3 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, R. M. & Smith, P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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cover crop
Greenhouse gases
Leaching
Crops
greenhouse gas

Actual persuasiveness: Impact of personality, age and gender on message type susceptibility

Ciocarlan, A., Masthoff, J. & Oren, N., 2019, Persuasive Technology: Development of Persuasive and Behavior Change Support Systems - 14th International Conference, PERSUASIVE 2019, Proceedings. Oinas-Kukkonen, H., Win, K. T., Karapanos, E., Karppinen, P. & Kyza, E. (eds.). Cham: Springer-Verlag, p. 283-294 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11433).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Susceptibility
Persuasive Technology
Persuasion
Reciprocity
Person
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Adiponectin: An indicator for metabolic syndrome

Yosaee, S., Khodadost, M., Esteghamati, A., Speakman, J. R., Djafarian, K., Bitarafan, V. & Shidfar, F., 2 Jun 2019, In : Iranian Journal of Public Health. 48, 6, p. 1106-1115 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Adiponectin
Leptin
Healthy Volunteers
Obesity
Fats

Age-length relationships in UK harbour seals during a period of population decline

Hall, A. J., Mackey, B., Kershaw, J. L. & Thompson, P., Sep 2019, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29, S1, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Phoca vitulina
population decline
harbor
coast
Scotland
6 Downloads (Pure)

A global, empirical, harmonised dataset of soil organic carbon changes under perennial crops

Ledo, A., Hillier, J., Smith, P., Aguilera, E., Blagodatskiy, S., Brearley, F. Q., Datta, A., Diaz-Pines, E., Don, A., Dondini, M., Dunn, J., Feliciano, D., Lang, R., Liebig, M. A., Llorente, M., Zinn, Y. L., McNamara, N., Ogle, S. M., Qin, Z., Rovira, P. & 5 others, Rowe, R., Vicente-Vicente, J. L., Whitaker, J., Yue, Q. & Zerihun, A., 13 May 2019, In : Scientific Data. 6, 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Organic carbon
Crops
Soil
Carbon
bioenergy
4 Downloads (Pure)

A Hexagonal Cell Automaton Model to Imitate Physarum Polycephalum Competitive Behaviour

Awad, A., Pang, W., Lusseau, D. & Coghill, G. M., Jul 2019, ALIFE 2019: The 2019 Conference on Artificial Life. Fellermann, H., Bacardit, J., Goñi-Moreno, Á. & Füchslin, R. M. (eds.). The MIT Press, p. 203-210 8 p. (Artificial Life Conference Proceedings; vol. 31).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Cellular automata
Multiobjective optimization
Wireless sensor networks
Brain
Mathematical models
5 Citations (Scopus)

Allometry of fine roots in forest ecosystems

Chen, G., Hobbie, S. E., Reich, P. B., Yang, Y. & Robinson, D., Feb 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 2, p. 322-331 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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allometry
fine root
forest ecosystems
forest ecosystem
biomass

Animal Fibre Production in Europe: Biology, Species, Breeds and Contemporary Utilisation

Galbraith, H., Jul 2019, Advances in Fibre Production Science in South American Camelids and other Fibre Animals . Gerken, M., Renieri, C., Allain, D., Galbraith, H., Gutiérrez, J. P., McKenna, L., Niznikowski, R. & Wurzinger, M. (eds.). Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen, p. 23- 41 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
animal fibers
dietary fiber
breeds
Biological Sciences
wool

An insight into piscidins: The discovery, modulation and bioactivity of greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili, piscidin

Milne, D. J., Fernández-Montero, Á., Gundappa, M. K., Wang, T., Acosta, F., Torrecillas, S., Montero, D., Zou, J., Sweetman, J. & Secombes, C. J., Oct 2019, In : Molecular Immunology. 114, p. 378-388 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Head Kidney
Flagellin
Poly I-C
Diet
Spleen
5 Citations (Scopus)

Annual ring growth of a widespread high arctic shrub reflects past fluctuations in community-level plant biomass

Le Moullec, M., Buchwal, A., Wal, R., Sandal, L. & Hansen, B. B., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Ecology. 107, 1, p. 436-451 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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growth rings
Arctic region
shrub
shrubs
aboveground biomass
7 Citations (Scopus)

An online resource for marine fungi

Jones, E. B. G., Pang, K. L., Abdel-Wahab, M. A., Scholz, B., Hyde, K. D., Boekhout, T., Ebel, R., Rateb, M. E., Henderson, L., Sakayaroj, J., Suetrong, S., Dayarathne, M. C., Kumar, V., Raghukumar, S., Sridhar, K. R., Bahkali, A. H. A., Gleason, F. H. & Norphanphoun, C., May 2019, In : Fungal Diversity. 96, 1, p. 347-433 87 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marine fungi
fungus
resource
Chytridiomycota
taxonomy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Antioxidant capacity is repeatable across years but does not consistently correlate with a marker of peroxidation in a free-living passerine bird

Récapet, C., Arrive, M., Doligez, B. & Bize, P., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 189, 2, p. 283-298 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peroxidation
Birds
passerine
repeatability
antioxidant

A Physarum-Inspired Competition Algorithm for Solving Discrete Multi-Objective Optimization Problems

Awad, A., Usman, M., Lusseau, D., Coghill, G. M. & Pang, W., 13 Jul 2019, GECCO 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 2019 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion. López-Ibáñez, M., Auger, A. & Stützle, T. (eds.). New York, USA: ACM, p. 195-196 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Multiobjective optimization
Cellular automata
Evolutionary algorithms
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Criticisms of Integrated Assessment Models and Proposed Approaches to Address These, through the Lens of BECCS

Gambhir, A., Butnar, I., Li, P-H., Smith, P. & Strachan, N., 8 May 2019, In : Energies. 12, 9, 21 p., 1747.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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diversification
Crops
Sustainable development
poverty
sustainable development

A simple approach to modelling the soil water budget in Scottish mineral soils

Brand, A. M., Lilly, A. & Smith, J. U., 2019, (In preparation) In : Environmental Modelling and Software.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A simple modelling framework for shallow subsurface water storage and flow

Verrot, L., Geris, J., Gao, L., Peng, X., Oyesiku-Blakemore, J., Smith, J. U., Hodson, M. E., Zhang, G. & Hallett, P. D., Aug 2019, In : Water . 11, 8, 20 p., 1725.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Richards equation
subsurface flow
water storage
water flow
Acrisol

Aspen Ideas Festival: An ideal thinking workshop

Feliciano, D. M. S., 11 Sep 2019, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
Hotels
Mountains
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the potential of soil carbonation and enhanced weathering through Life Cycle Assessment: A case study for Sao Paulo State, Brazil

Lefebvre, D., Goglio, P., Williams, A., Manning, D. A. C., de Azevedo, C., Bergmann, M., Meersmans, J. & Smith, P., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 233, p. 468-481 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Carbonation
Weathering
Life cycle
Carbon dioxide
life cycle

Assessment of ecosystem services of rice farms in eastern India

Nayak, A. K., Shahid, M., Nayak, A. D., Dhal, B., Moharana, K. C., Mondal, B., Tripathi, R., Mohapatra, S. D., Bhattacharyya, P., Jambhulkar, N. N., Shukla, A. K., Fitton, N., Smith, P. & Pathak, H., 2 Sep 2019, In : Ecological Processes. 8, 1, 16 p., 35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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ecosystem service
rice
farm
income
economics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of numerical methods for fully resolved simulations of particle-laden turbulent flows

Brändle de Motta, J. C., Costa, P., Derksen, J. J., Peng, C., Wang, L-P., Breugem, W-P., Estivalezes, J. L., Vincent, S., Climent, E., Fede, P., Barbaresco, P. & Renon, N., 30 Jan 2019, In : Computers & Fluids. 179, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Turbulent flow
Numerical methods
Turbulence
Kinetic energy
Fluids
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
eating
diets
Eating
diet
Diet

Atrial fibrillation case finding in over 65 s with cardiovascular risk factors – Results of initial Scottish clinical experience

Grubb, N. R., Elder, D., Broadhurst, P., Reoch, A., Tassie, E. & Neilson, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 288, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Electrocardiography
Primary Health Care
Stroke
Scotland
2 Citations (Scopus)

A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool: Development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda

Langan, C., Farmer, J., Rivington, M., Novo, P. & Smith, J. U., 1 Aug 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 103, p. 434-445 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peatlands
Uganda
peatland
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Bistable firing pattern in a neural network model

Protachevicz, P. R., Borges, F. S., Lameu, E. L., Ji, P., Iarosz, K. C., Kihara, A. H., Caldas, I. L., Szezech, J. D., Baptista, M. S., Macau, E. E. N., Antonopoulos, C. G., Batista, A. M. & Kurths, J., 5 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 13, 8 p., 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Neural Networks (Computer)
Epilepsy
Neurons
Brain Diseases
Synapses
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Blogging Birds: Telling Informative Stories About the Lives of Birds from Telemetric Data

Siddharthan, A., Ponnamperuma, K., Mellish, C., Zeng, C., Heptinstall, D. J., Robinson, A., Benn, S. & Van der Wal, R., Mar 2019, In : Communications of the ACM. 62, 3, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Birds
Blogs
Artificial intelligence
Satellites
Sensors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Body mass as a supertrait linked to abundance and behavioral dominance in hummingbirds: A phylogenetic approach

Bribiesca, R., Herrera-Alsina, L., Ruiz-Sanchez, E., Sánchez-González, L. A. & Schondube, J. E., Feb 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9, 4, p. 1623-1637 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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social dominance
hummingbirds
body mass
phylogenetics
phylogeny

Breeding ground correlates of the distribution and decline of the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus at two spatial scales

Denerley, C., Redpath, S. M., Van der Wal, R., Newson, S. E., Chapman, J. W. & Wilson, J. D., 1 Apr 2019, In : Ibis. 161, 2, p. 346-358 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cuculus canorus
Cuculidae
breeding site
breeding sites
moth
13 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Breeding progress and preparedness for mass‐scale deployment of perennial lignocellulosic biomass crops switchgrass, miscanthus, willow and poplar

Clifton-Brown, J., Harfouche, A., Casler, M. D., Jones, H. D., Macalpine, W. J., Murphy-Bokern, D., Smart, L. B., Adler, A., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Bastien, C., Bopper, S., Botnari, V., Brancourt-Hulmel, M., Chen, Z., Clark, L. V., Cosentino, S., Dalton, S., Davey, C., Dolstra, O. & 39 others, Donnison, I., Flavell, R., Greef, J., Hanley, S., Hastings, A., Hertzberg, M., Hsu, T-W., Huang, L., Iurato, A., Jensen, E., Jin, X., Jørgensen, U., Kiesel, A., Kim, D-S., Liu, J., McCalmont, J. P., McMahon, B. G., Mos, M., Robson, P., Sacks, E. J., Sandu, A., Scalici, G., Schwarz, K., Scordia, D., Shafiei, R., Shield, I., Slavov, G., Stanton, B. J., Swaminathan, K., Taylor, G., Torres, A. F., Trindade, L. M., Tschaplinski, T., Tuskan, J., Yamada, T., Yeon Yu, C., -Fs Zalesny, R., Zong, J. & Lewandowski, I., Jan 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 1, p. 118-151 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Miscanthus
Panicum virgatum
energy crops
Crops
Biomass

Breeding status influences timing but not duration of moult in the Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis

Grissot, A., Graham, I. M., Quinn, L., Brathen, V. S. & Thompson, P. M., 7 Mar 2019, In : Ibis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molt
molting
breeding
duration
seabird

Bridging barriers to advance multisector approaches to improve food security, nutrition and population health in Nepal: transdisciplinary perspectives

Gaihre, S., Kyle, J., Semple, S., Smith, J., Marais, D., Subedi, M. & Morgan, H. M., 18 Jul 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 961.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Nepal
Food Supply
Evidence-Based Practice
Health
Education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Brief Report: Assessment of Energy Expenditure of a Professional Goalkeeper From the English Premier League Using the Doubly Labeled Water Method

Anderson, L., Close, G. L., Morgans, R., Hambly, C., Speakman, J. R., Drust, B. & Morton, J. P., May 2019, In : International journal of sports physiology and performance. 14, 5, p. 681-684 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Metabolism
Energy Intake
Water
Jogging
Diet Records