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‘You are still a human being, you still have needs, you still have wants’: a qualitative exploration of patients’ experiences and views of HIV support

Fingleton, N. A., Watson, M. C. & Matheson, C., 31 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Public Health. 40, 4, p. 571-577 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV
Confidentiality
Patient Participation
Stereotyping
Scotland
2017
26 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Abiotic Conversion of Extracellular NH2OH Contributes to N2O Emission during Ammonia Oxidation

Liu, S., Han, P., Hink, L., Prosser, J. I., Wagner, M. & Bruggemann, N., 21 Nov 2017, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 22, p. 13122–13132 11 p.

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Ammonia
ammonia
oxidation
Oxidation
Bacteria
22 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Accelerometers can measure total and activity-specific energy expenditures in free-ranging marine mammals only if linked to time-activity budgets

Jeanniard-du-Dot, T., Guinet, C., Arnould, J. P. Y., Speakman, J. R. & Trites, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Functional Ecology. 31, 2, p. 377–386 10 p.

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specific energy
accelerometer
marine mammal
marine mammals
activity pattern
8 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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quantitative genetics
animal models
pedigree
wild population
animal
5 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive biochemical and physiological responses of Eriobotrya japonica to fluoride air pollution

Nada, E., Zouari, M., Mezghani, I., Ben Abdallah, F., Woodward, S. & Kallel, M., Sep 2017, In : Ecotoxicology. 26, 7, p. 991-1001 11 p.

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Eriobotrya
Phosphate fertilizers
Air Pollution
Fertilizers
physiological response
18 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Adopting soil organic carbon management practices in soils of varying quality: Implications and perspectives in Europe

Merante, P., Dibari, C., Ferrise, R., Sánchez, B., Iglesias, A., Lesschen, J. P., Kuikman, P., Yeluripati, J., Smith, P. & Bindi, M., Jan 2017, In : Soil & Tillage Research. 165, p. 95-106 12 p.

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soil organic carbon
soil quality
management practice
organic carbon
soil
21 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Alien Pathogens on the Horizon: Opportunities for Predicting their Threat to Wildlife

Roy, H. E., Hesketh, H., Purse, B. V., Eilenberg, J., Santini, A., Scalera, R., Stentiford, G. D., Adriaens, T., Bacela-Spychalska, K., Bass, D., Beckmann, K. M., Bessell, P., Bojko, J., Booy, O., Cardoso, A. C., Essl, F., Groom, Q., Harrower, C., Kleespies, R., Martinou, A. F. & 20 others, van Oers, M. M., Peeler, E. J., Pergl, J., Rabitsch, W., Roques, A., Schaffner, F., Schindler, S., Schmidt, B. R., Schönrogge, K., Smith, J., Solarz, W., Stewart, A., Stroo, A., Tricarico, E., Turvey, K. M. A., Vannini, A., Vilà, M., Woodward, S., Wynns, A. A. & Dunn, A. M., Jul 2017, In : Conservation Letters. 10, 4, p. 477-484 8 p.

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wildlife
pathogen
pathogens
introduced species
invasive species
16 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Ambient particulate air pollution (PM2.5) is associated with the ratio of type 2 diabetes to obesity

Mazidi, M. & Speakman, J. R., 22 Aug 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 9144.

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Air Pollution
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity
Poverty
Education
7 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

A Miscanthus plantation can be carbon neutral without increasing soil carbon stocks

Robertson, A. D., Whitaker, J., Morrison, R., Davies, C. A., Smith, P. & Mcnamara, N. P., Mar 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 3, p. 645-661 17 p.

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Miscanthus
soil carbon
Greenhouse gases
carbon sinks
greenhouse gas
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Ammonia oxidisers in a non-nitrifying Brazilian savanna soil

Catão, E., Thion, C., Kruger, R. & Prosser, J. I., Nov 2017, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93, 11, fix122.

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Ammonia
Soil
Nitrification
Grassland
Ammonium Compounds
12 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Ammonia-oxidising archaea living at low pH: Insights from comparative genomics

Herbold, C. W., Lehtovirta-Morley, L. E., Jung, M-Y., Jehmlich, N., Hausmann, B., Han, P., Loy, A., Pester, M., Sayavedra-Soto, L. A., Rhee, S-K., Prosser, J. I., Nicol, G. W., Wagner, M. & Gubry-Rangin, C., Dec 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, 12, p. 4939-4952 14 p.

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Archaea
Genomics
Ammonia
genomics
ammonia
6 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of adipose tissue immune gene expression after vaccination of rainbow trout with adjuvanted bacterins reveals an association with side effects

Veenstra, K. A., Wang, T., Alnabulsi, A., Douglas, A., Russell, K. S., Tubbs, L., Arous, J. B. & Secombes, C. J., Aug 2017, In : Molecular Immunology. 88, p. 89-98 10 p.

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Bacterial Vaccines
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Adipose Tissue
Vaccination
Vaccines
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of DNA profiles of ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) to provide evidence of illegal logging

Tereba, A., Woodward, S., Konecka, A., Borys, M. & Nowakowska, J. A., Nov 2017, In : Wood Science and Technology. 51, 6, p. 1377-1387 11 p.

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Ashes
wood ash
Fraxinus excelsior
logging
Wood
10 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

An analysis of possible off target effects following CAS9/CRISPR targeted deletions of neuropeptide gene enhancers from the mouse genome

Hay, E. A., Khalaf, A. R., Marini, P., Brown, A., Heath, K., Sheppard, D. & MacKenzie, A., Aug 2017, In : Neuropeptides. 64, p. 101-107 7 p.

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Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Gene Deletion
Neuropeptides
Guide RNA
Genome
6 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

A new approach to estimate fecundity rate from inter-birth intervals

Arso Civil, M., Cheney, B., Quick, N. J., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., Apr 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 4, e01796.

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birth interval
fecundity
Tursiops truncatus
dolphin
longitudinal studies
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental test of a causal link between problem-solving performance and reproductive success in wild great tits

Cauchard, L., Angers, B., Boogert, N. J., Lenarth, M., Bize, P. & Doligez, B., 8 Sep 2017, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5, 107.

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brood size
cognition
reproductive success
fitness
fledging
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Angiostoma norvegicum n. sp. (Nematoda:Angiostomatidae) a parasite of arionid slugs in Norway

Ross, J. L., Haukeland, S., Hatteland, B. A. & Ivanova, E. S., Jan 2017, In : Systematic Parasitology. 94, 1, p. 51-63 13 p.

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Nematoda
Gastropoda
Norway
Tail
Ovary
35 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

An interdisciplinary review of current and future approaches to improving human-predator relations

Pooley, S., Barua, M., Beinart, W., Dickman, A., Holmes, G., Lorimer, J., Loveridge, A. J., Macdonald, D. W., Marvin, G., Redpath, S., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Zimmermann, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., 1 Jun 2017, In : Conservation Biology. 31, 3, p. 513–523 11 p.

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predator
predators
wildlife
human-wildlife relations
interdisciplinary research
18 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A protective role for nitric oxide and salicylic acid for arsenite phytotoxicity in rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Singh, A. P., Dixit, G., Kumar, A., Mishra, S., Kumar, N., Dixit, S., Singh, P. K., Dwivedi, S., Trivedi, P. K., Pandey, V., Dhankher, O. P., Norton, G. J., Chakrabarty, D. & Tripathi, R. D., 1 Jun 2017, In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 115, p. 163-173 11 p.

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arsenites
Salicylic Acid
phytotoxicity
salicylic acid
nitric oxide
64 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Archaea produce lower yields of N2O than bacteria during aerobic ammonia oxidation in soil

Hink, L., Nicol, G. W. & Prosser, J. I., Dec 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, 12, p. 4829-4837 9 p.

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Aerobic Bacteria
Archaea
nitrous oxide
Ammonia
ammonia
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Arcuate nucleus homeostatic systems reflect blood leptin concentration but not feeding behaviour during scheduled feeding on a high-fat diet in mice

Bake, T., Baron, J., Duncan, J. S., Morgan, D. G. A. & Mercer, J. G., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 29, 8, e12498.

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Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus
High Fat Diet
Feeding Behavior
Leptin
Meals
43 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Area-based vs tree-centric approaches to mapping forest carbon in Southeast Asian forests from airborne laser scanning data

Coomes, D. A., Dalponte, M., Jucker, T., Asner, G. P., Banin, L. F., Burslem, D. F. R. P., Lewis, S. L., Nilus, R., Phillips, O. L., Phua, M-H. & Qie, L., 1 Jun 2017, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 194, p. 77-88 12 p.

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lasers
laser
Scanning
Carbon
Lasers
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A real-time PCR method for quantification of the total and major variant strains of the Deformed wing virus

Bradford, E. L., Christie, C. R., Campbell, E. M. & Bowman, A. S., 19 Dec 2017, In : PloS ONE. 12, 12, p. 1-19 19 p., e0190017.

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Deformed wing virus
Viruses
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
Cercopithecine Herpesvirus 1
1 Citation (Scopus)

Armillaria ostoyae in managed coniferous forests in Kastamonu in Turkey

Lehtijärvi, A., Doğmuş-Lehtijärvi, H. T., Aday Kaya, A. G., Ünal, S. & Woodward, S., Dec 2017, In : Forest Pathology. 47, 6, e12364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Armillaria ostoyae
genet
stumps
coniferous forest
coniferous forests
7 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Arsenic in Bangladeshi soils related to physiographic region, paddy management, and mirco- and macro-elemental status

Chowdhury, M. T. A., Deacon, C. M., Jones, G. D., Huq, S. M. I., Williams, P. N., Hoque, A. F. M. M., Winkel, L. H. E., Price, A. H., Norton, G. J. & Meharg, A. A., 15 Jul 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 590-591, p. 406-415 10 p.

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Arsenic
Macros
arsenic
Soils
floodplain
38 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the risk of an emerging zoonosis of worldwide concern: anisakiasis

Bao Dominguez, M., Pierce, G. J., Pascual, S., González-Muñoz, M., Mattiucci, S., Mladineo, I., Cipriani, P., Bušelić, I. & Strachan, N. J. C., 13 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 43699.

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Anisakiasis
Anisakis
Zoonoses
Meals
Fishes
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A System for Retrieval and Incubation of Benthic Sediment Cores at In Situ Ambient Pressure and Under Controlled or Manipulated Environmental Conditions

Jackson, K., Witte, U., Chalmers, S., Anders, E. & Parkes, J., 1 May 2017, In : Journal of atmospheric and oceanic technology. 34, 5, p. 983-1000 18 p.

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Remotely operated vehicles
remotely operated vehicle
sediment core
Sediments
incubation
7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Automatic active acoustic target detection in turbulent aquatic environments

Fraser, S., Nikora, V., Williamson, B. J. & Scott, B. E., Feb 2017, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 15, 2, p. 184-199 16 p.

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aquatic environment
acoustics
energy
tidal channel
environmental assessment
22 Citations (Scopus)

Bait attending fishes of the abyssal zone and hadal boundary: Community structure, functional groups and species distribution in the Kermadec, New Hebrides and Mariana trenches

Linley, T. D., Stewart, A. L., McMillan, P. J., Clark, M. R., Gerringer, M. E., Drazen, J. C., Fujii, T. & Jamieson, A. J., 1 Mar 2017, In : Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 121, p. 38–53 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abyssal zone
baitfish
Vanuatu
bait
functional group
3 Citations (Scopus)

Baited camera survey of deep-sea demersal fishes of the West African oil provinces off Angola: 1200-2500m depth, East Atlantic Ocean

Jamieson, A. J., Linley, T. D. & Craig, J., Aug 2017, In : Marine Environmental Research. 129, p. 347-364 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Angola
demersal fish
bait
Atlantic Ocean
cameras
8 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Bayesian joint models with INLA exploring marine mobile predator-prey and competitor species habitat overlap

Sadykova, D., Scott, B. E., Dominicis, M. D., Wakelin, S. L., Sadykov, A. & Wolf, J., Jul 2017, In : Ecology and Evolution. 7, 14, p. 5212-5226 15 p.

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predator
predators
habitat
habitat preferences
habitats
16 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural synchronization of large-scale animal movements - disperse alone, but migrate together?

Cote, J., Bocedi, G., Debeffe, L., Chudzińska, M. E., Weigang, H. C., Dytham, C., Gonzalez, G., Matthysen, E., Travis, J., Baguette, M. & Hewison, A. J. M., Aug 2017, In : Biological Reviews. 92, 3, p. 1275-1296 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Animals
harness
Animal Behavior
prediction
3 Citations (Scopus)

Benthic macroinfaunal community structure, resource utilisation and trophic relationships in two Canadian Arctic Archipelago polynyas

Mäkelä, A., Witte, U. & Archambault, P., 29 Aug 2017, In : PloS ONE. 12, 8, e0183034.

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trophic relationships
Arctic region
community structure
algae
Phytoplankton
57 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in the deepest ocean fauna

Jamieson, A. J., Malkocs, T., Piertney, S. B., Fujii, T. & Zhang, Z., 13 Feb 2017, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1, 0051 .

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persistent organic pollutants
bioaccumulation
oceans
fauna
ocean
22 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Bioenergy production and sustainable development: science base for policymaking remains limited

Robledo-Abad, C., Althaus, H-J., Berndes, G., Bolwig, S., Corbera, E., Creutzig, F., Garcia-Ulloa, J., Geddes, A., Gregg, J. S., Haberl, H., Hanger, S., Harper, R. J., Hunsberger, C., Larsen, R. K., Lauk, C., Leitner, S., Lilliestam, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Muys, B., Nordborg, M. & 7 others, Ölund, M., Orlowsky, B., Popp, A., Portugal-Pereira, J., Reinhard, J., Scheiffle, L. & Smith, P., 1 Mar 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 3, p. 541–556 16 p.

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bioenergy
sustainable development
Sustainable development
Economics
environmental impact
14 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
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Bangladesh
wetting
Biomass
Wetting
cultivar
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Body macronutrient composition is predicted by lipid and not protein content of the diet

Moatt, J. P., Hambly, C., Heap, E., Kramer, A., Moon, F., Speakman, J. R. & Walling, C. A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Ecology and Evolution. 7, 23, p. 10056-10065 10 p.

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lipid
protein content
diet
protein
lipids
5 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Brown adipocytes can display a mammary basal myoepithelial cell phenotype in vivo

Li, L., Li, B., Li, M., Niu, C., Wang, G., Li, T., Król, E., Jin, W. & Speakman, J. R., Oct 2017, In : Molecular Metabolism. 6, 10, p. 1198-1211 14 p.

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Brown Adipocytes
Breast
Phenotype
Human Mammary Glands
Lactation
24 Citations (Scopus)

BRUTUS and its paralogs, BTS LIKE1 and BTS LIKE2, encode important negative regulators of the iron deficiency response in Arabidopsis thaliana

Hindt, M. N., Akmakjian, G. Z., Pivarski, K. L., Punshon, T., Baxter, I., Salt, D. E. & Guerinot, M. L., 1 Jul 2017, In : Metallomics. 9, 7, p. 876-890 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases
Arabidopsis
Iron
Toxicity
Poisons
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Building partnerships with communities for biodiversity conservation: lessons from Asian mountains

Mishra, C., Young, J. C., Fiechter, M., Rutherford, B. & Redpath, S., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 54, 6, p. 1583-1591 9 p.

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poverty
stakeholder
biodiversity
mountain
ecosystem

Can the Camera Lie? A Nonpermanent Nick in a Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Quick, N. J., Cheney, B. J., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., 12 Mar 2017, In : Aquatic Mammals. 43, 2, p. 156-161 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon Inputs from Miscanthus Displace Older Soil Organic Carbon Without Inducing Priming

Robertson, A. D., Davies, C. A., Stott, A. W., Smith, P., Clark, E. L. & McNamara, N. P., 1 Mar 2017, In : BioEnergy Research. 10, 1, p. 86–101 16 p.

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Miscanthus
Organic carbon
soil organic carbon
Soils
Carbon
6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Carbon saturation and assessment of soil organic carbon fractions in Mediterranean rainfed olive orchards under plant cover management

Vicente-Vicente, J. L., Gómez-Muñoz, B., Hinojosa-Centeno, M. B., Smith, P. & Garcia-Ruiz, R., 1 Jul 2017, In : Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 245, p. 135–146 12 p.

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ground cover plants
orchard
soil organic carbon
orchards
organic carbon
5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
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greenhouse gas emissions
farmers
agriculture
carbon dioxide
expert opinion

Challenges in assessing the ecological impacts of tree diseases and mitigation measures: the case of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus and Fraxinus excelsior

Mitchell, R. J., Broome, A., Beaton, J. K., Bellamy, P. E., Ellis, C. J., Hester, A. J., Hodgetts, N. G., Iason, G. R., Littlewood, N. A., Newey, S., Pozsgai, G., Ramsay, S., Riach, D., Stockan, J. A., Taylor, A. F. S. & Woodward, S., Jan 2017, In : Baltic Forestry. 23, 1, p. 116-140 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
tree diseases
Fraxinus excelsior
ecological impact
Hymenoscyphus fraxineus
mitigation measure
3 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges in confirming eradication success of invasive red-eared sliders

García-Díaz, P., Ramsey, D. S. L., Woolnough, A. P., Franch, M., Llorente, G. A., Montori, A., Buenetxea, X., Larrinaga, A. R., Lasceve, M., Álvarez, A., Traverso, J. M., Valdeón, A., Crespo, A., Rada, V., Ayllón, E., Sancho, V., Lacomba, J. I., Bataller, J. V. & Lizana, M., Sep 2017, In : Biological Invasions. 19, 9, p. 2739-2750 11 p.

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trapping
turtle
turtles
monitoring
traps
5 Downloads (Pure)

Changes in the hematological profile among workers at patrol stations in Babil Province/Iraq

al Jothery, A. H. T. & T. Al- hassnwi, A., 13 Aug 2017, In : Mesopotemia Environmental journal . 3, 4, p. 25-32 7 p.

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Iraq
Benzene
Biomarkers
Hemoglobins
Hematology
6 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of arginase paralogues in salmonids and their modulation by immune stimulation/ infection

Benedicenti, O., Wang, T., Wangkahart, E., Milne, D. J., Holland, J. W., Collins, C. & Secombes, C. J., 1 Feb 2017, In : Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 61, p. 138-151 14 p.

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Arginase
arginase
Salmonidae
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Protein Isoforms
8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Oncorhynchus mykiss
Kidney Diseases
kidney diseases
B-Cell Activation Factor Receptor
Fish