Biological Sciences

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2010
405 Citations (Scopus)

Microorganisms and climate change: terrestrial feedbacks and mitigation options

Singh, B. K., Bardgett, R. D., Smith, P. & Reay, D. S., Nov 2010, In : Nature Reviews Microbiology. 8, 11, p. 779-790 12 p.

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237 Citations (Scopus)
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Nitrogen storage and remobilization by trees: ecophysiological relevance in a changing world

Millard, P. & Grelet, G-A., Sep 2010, In : Tree Physiology. 30, 9, p. 1083-1095 13 p.

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50 Citations (Scopus)

The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation

Sutherland, W. J., Albon, S. D., Allison, H., Armstrong-Brown, S., Bailey, M. J., Brereton, T., Boyd, I. L., Carey, P., Edwards, J., Gill, M., Hill, D., Hodge, I., Hunt, A. J., Le Quesne, W. J. F., Macdonald, D. W., Mee, L. D., Mitchell, R., Owen, R. P., Parker, D., Prior, S. V. & 9 others, Pullin, A. S., Rands, M. R. W., Redpath, S., Spencer, J., Spray, C. J., Thomas, C. D., Tucker, G. M., Watkinson, A. R. & Clements, A., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 47, 5, p. 955-965 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

2009
605 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic uptake and metabolism in plants

Zhao, F. J., Ma, J. F., Meharg, A. A. & McGrath, S. P., Mar 2009, In : New Phytologist. 181, 4, p. 777-794 18 p.

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130 Citations (Scopus)

Biochemical cycling in the rhizosphere having an impact on global change

Philippot, L., Hallin, S., Borjesson, G. & Baggs, E. M., Aug 2009, In : Plant and Soil. 321, 1, p. 61-81 21 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)

Deep rooting and drought screening of cereal crops: A novel field-based method and its application

McKenzie, B. M., Bengough, A. G., Hallett, P. D., Thomas, W. T. B., Forster, B. & McNicol, J. W., 26 Jun 2009, In : Field Crops Research. 112, 2-3, p. 165-171 7 p.

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219 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological information from spatial patterns of plants: insights from point process theory

Law, R., Illian, J. B., Burslem, D. F. R. P., Gratzer, G., Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Ecology. 97, 4, p. 616-628 13 p.

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155 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating plant-soil interactions into global carbon cycle models

Ostle, N. J., Smith, P., Fisher, R., Woodward, F. I., Fisher, J. B., Smith, J. U., Galbraith, D., Levy, P., Meir, P., McNamara, N. P. & Bardgett, R. D., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Ecology. 97, 5, p. 851-863 13 p.

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274 Citations (Scopus)

Selenium in higher plants: understanding mechanisms for biofortification and phytoremediation

Zhu, Y., Pilon-Smits, E. A. H., Zhao, Z. J., Williams, P. N. & Meharg, A. A., Aug 2009, In : Trends in Plant Science. 14, 8, p. 436-442 7 p.

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117 Citations (Scopus)

UK land use and soil carbon sequestration

Ostle, N. J., Levy, P. E., Evans, C. D. & Smith, P., Dec 2009, In : Land Use Policy. 26, Supplement 1, p. S274-S283 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

2008
225 Citations (Scopus)

A genome-wide meta-analysis of rice blast resistance genes and quantitative trait loci provides new insights into partial and complete resistance

Ballini, E., Morel, J-B., Droc, G., Price, A., Courtois, B., Notteghem, J-L. & Tharreau, D., Jul 2008, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21, 7, p. 859-868 10 p.

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116 Citations (Scopus)

A review of cephalopod-environment interactions in European Seas

Pierce, G. J., Valavanis, V. D., Guerra, A., Jereb, P., Orsi-Relini, L., Bellido-Millan, J. M., Katara, I., Piatkowski, U., Pereira, J., Balguerias, E., Sobrino, I., Lefkaditou, E., Wang, J., Santurtun, M., Boyle, P. R., Hastie, L. C., MacLeod, C. D., Smith, J. M., Viana, M., Gonzalez, A. F. & 1 others, Zuur, A. F., Oct 2008, In : Hydrobiologia. 612, 1, p. 49-70 22 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics and longevity in birds

Furness, L. J. & Speakman, J. R., Sep 2008, In : Age. 30, 2-3, p. 75-87 13 p.

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967 Citations (Scopus)

Facilitation in plant communities: the past, the present, and the future

Brooker, R. W., Maestre, F. T., Callaway, R. M., Lortie, C. L., Cavieres, L. A., Kunstler, G., Liancourt, P., Tielboerger, K., Travis, J. M. J., Anthelme, F., Armas, C., Coll, L., Corcket, E., Delzon, S., Forey, E., Kikvidze, Z., Olofsson, J., Pugnaire, F., Quiroz, C. L., Saccone, P. & 4 others, Schiffers, K., Seifan, M., Touzard, B. & Michalet, R., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Ecology. 96, 1, p. 18-34 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

371 Citations (Scopus)

Global nitrogen deposition and carbon sinks

Reay, D. S., Dentener, F., Smith, P., Grace, J. & Feely, R. A., Jul 2008, In : Nature Geoscience. 1, 7, p. 430-437 8 p.

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1117 Citations (Scopus)

Greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture

Smith, P., Martino, D., Cai, Z., Gwary, D., Janzen, H., Kumar, P., McCarl, B., Ogle, S., O'Mara, F., Rice, C., Scholes, B., Sirotenko, O., Howden, M., McAllister, T., Pan, G., Romanenkov, V., Schneider, U., Towprayoon, S., Wattenbach, M. & Smith, J., 27 Feb 2008, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological sciences. 363, 1492, p. 789-813 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

109 Citations (Scopus)

Invertebrate aquaporins: a review

Campbell, E. M., Ball, A., Hoppler, S. & Bowman, A. S., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology. B, Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 178, 8, p. 935-955 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

233 Citations (Scopus)

Ionomics and the study of the plant ionome

Salt, D. E., Baxter, I. & Lahner, B., Jun 2008, In : Annual Review of Plant Biology. 59, p. 709-733 25 p.

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112 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of essential fish habitat based on remote sensing, spatial analysis and GIS

Valavanis, V. D., Pierce, G. J., Zuur, A. F., Palialexis, A., Saveliev, A., Katara, I. & Wang, J., Oct 2008, In : Hydrobiologia. 612, 1, p. 5-20 16 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiodic signalling through the melatonin receptor turns full circle

Morgan, P. J. & Hazlerigg, D. G., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 20, 6, p. 820-826 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Sectoral approaches to improve regional carbon budgets

Smith, P., Nabuurs, G-J., Janssens, I. A., Reis, S., Marland, G., Soussana, J-F., Christensen, T. R., Heath, L., Apps, M., Alexeyev, V., Fang, J., Gattuso, J-P., Guerschman, J. P., Huang, Y., Jobbagy, E., Murdiyarso, D., Ni, J., Nobre, A., Peng, C., Walcroft, A. & 3 others, Wang, S. Q., Pan, Y. & Zhou, G. S., Jun 2008, In : Climatic Change. 88, 3-4, p. 209-249 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

388 Citations (Scopus)

The physiological costs of reproduction in small mammals

Speakman, J. R., 27 Jan 2008, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological sciences. 363, 1490, p. 375-398 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

2007
200 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon losses from soil and its consequences for land-use management

Dawson, J. J. C. & Smith, P., 1 Sep 2007, In : Science of the Total Environment. 382, 2-3, p. 165-190 26 p.

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138 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges in quantifying biosphere-atmosphere exchange of nitrogen species

Sutton, M. A., Nemitz, E., Erisman, J. W., Beier, C., Bahl, K. B., Cellier, P., de Vries, W., Cotrufo, F., Skiba, U., Di Marco, C., Jones, S., Laville, P., Soussana, J. F., Loubet, B., Twigg, M., Famulari, D., Whitehead, J., Gallagher, M. W., Neftel, A., Flechard, C. R. & 27 others, Herrmann, B., Calanca, P. L., Schjoerring, J. K., Daemmgen, U., Horvath, L., Tang, Y. S., Emmett, B. A., Tietema, A., Penuelas, J., Kesik, M., Brueggemann, N., Pilegaard, K., Vesala, T., Campbell, C. L., Olesen, J. E., Dragosits, U., Theobald, M. R., Levy, P., Mobbs, D. C., Milne, R., Viovy, N., Vuichard, N., Smith, J. U., Smith, P., Bergamaschi, P., Fowler, D. & Reis, S., Nov 2007, In : Environmental Pollution. 150, 1, p. 125-139 15 p.

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163 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental change and carbon limitation in trees: a biochemical, ecophysiological and ecosystem appraisal

Millard, P., Sommerkorn, M. & Grelet, G-A., Jul 2007, In : New Phytologist. 175, 1, p. 11-28 18 p.

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132 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term soil experiments: Keys to managing Earth's rapidly changing ecosystems

Richter, D. D., Hofmockel, M., Callaham, M. A., Powlson, D. S. & Smith, P., Feb 2007, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71, 2, p. 266-279 14 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Meeting the challenge of scaling up processes in the plant-soil-microbe system

Standing, D., Baggs, E. M., Wattenbach, M., Smith, P. & Killham, K. S., 1 Dec 2007, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44, 2, p. 245-257 13 p.

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153 Citations (Scopus)

Microcosm experiments can inform global ecological problems

Benton, T. G., Solan, M., Travis, J. M. J. & Sait, S. M., Oct 2007, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 22, 10, p. 516-521 6 p.

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305 Citations (Scopus)

Policy and technological constraints to implementation of greenhouse gas mitigation options in agriculture

Smith, P., Martino, D., Cai, Z., Gwary, D., Janzen, H., Kumar, P., McCarl, B., Ogle, S., O'Mara, F., Rice, C., Scholes, B., Sirotenko, O., Howden, M., McAllister, T., Pan, G., Romanenkov, V., Schneider, U. & Towprayoon, S., Jan 2007, In : Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 118, 1-4, p. 6-28 23 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of body mass and adiposity in the field vole, Microtus agrestis: a model of leptin resistance

Krol, E. & Speakman, J. R., 1 Feb 2007, In : Journal of Endocrinology. 192, 2, p. 271-278 8 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Sex- and concentration-dependent effects of predator feces on seasonal regulation of body mass in the bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus

Tidhar, W. L., Bonier, F. & Speakman, J. R., Nov 2007, In : Hormones and Behavior. 52, 4, p. 436-444 9 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual selection in genetic colour-polymorphic species: a review of experimental studies and perspectives

Roulin, A. & Bize, P., May 2007, In : Journal of ethology. 25, 2, p. 99-105 7 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Weathered hydrocarbon wastes: A risk management primer

Brassington, K. J., Hough, R. L., Paton, G. I., Semple, K. T., Risdon, G. C., Crossley, J., Hay, I., Askari, K. & Pollard, S. J. T., Feb 2007, In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 37, 3, p. 199-232 34 p.

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2006
281 Citations (Scopus)

Energy crops: current status and future prospects

Sims, R. E. H., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Schlamadinger, B., Taylor, G. & Smith, P., 2006, In : Global Change Biology. 12, p. 2054-2076 23 p.

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66 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal photoperiodism in vertebrates: from coincidence to amplitude

Hazlerigg, D. G. & Wagner, G. C., 2006, In : Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 17, p. 83-91 9 p.

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155 Citations (Scopus)

Some mathematical and technical issues in the measurement and interpretation of open-circuit indirect calorimetry in small animals

Arch, J. R. S., Hislop, D., Wang, S. J. Y. & Speakman, J. R., 2006, In : International Journal of Obesity. 30, p. 1322-1331 10 p.

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584 Citations (Scopus)

The evolutionary ecology of the major histocompatibility complex

Piertney, S. B. & Oliver, M. K., 2006, In : Heredity. 96, p. 721 15 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

The state of play in machine/environment interactions

Aitkenhead, M. & McDonald, A. J. S., May 2006, In : Artificial Intelligence Review. 25, 3, p. 247-276 30 p.

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2005
109 Citations (Scopus)

Birds of prey as limiting factors of gamebird populations in Europe: a review

Valkama, J., Korpimaki, E., Arroyo, B., Beja, P., Bretagnolle, V., Bro, E., Kenward, R., Manosa, S., Redpath, S., Thirgood, S. & Vinuela, J., May 2005, In : Biological Reviews. 80, 2, p. 171-203 33 p.

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454 Citations (Scopus)

Body size, energy metabolism and lifespan

Speakman, J. R., 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, p. 1717-1730 14 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation and expression analysis of interleukin 2 (IL-2) and IL-21 homologues in the Japanese pufferfish, Fugu rubripes, following their discovery by synteny

Bird, S., Zou, J., Kono, T., Sakai, M., Dijkstra, J. M. & Secombes, C. J., Mar 2005, In : Immunogenetics. 56, 12, p. 909-923 15 p.

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86 Citations (Scopus)

Correlations between physiology and lifespan - two widely ignored problems with comparative studies

Speakman, J. R., 2005, In : Aging Cell. 4, p. 167-175 9 p.

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107 Citations (Scopus)
333 Citations (Scopus)

Selenium uptake, translocation, assimilation and metabolic fate in plants

Sors, T. G., Ellis, D. R. & Salt, D. E., Dec 2005, In : Photosynthesis research. 86, 3, p. 373-389 17 p.

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2004
258 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring metabolic rate in the field: the pros and cons of the doubly labelled water and heart rate methods

Butler, P. J., Green, J. A., Boyd, I. L. & Speakman, J. R., 2004, In : Functional Ecology. 18, p. 168-183 16 p.

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2003

Age-related changes in the metabolism and body composition of three dog breeds and their relationship to life expectancy

Speakman, J. R., van Acker, A. & Harper, E. J., 2003, In : Aging Cell. 2, p. 265-275 11 p.

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296 Citations (Scopus)

Plants, selenium and human health

Ellis, D. R. & Salt, D. E., Jun 2003, In : Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 6, 3, p. 273-279 7 p.

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121 Citations (Scopus)

The mechanistic basis of interactions between mycorrhizal associations and toxic metal cations

Meharg, A. A., 2003, In : Mycological Research. 107, p. 1253-1265 13 p.

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2002

Evolution of interleukin-1 beta

Bird, S., Zou, J., Wang, T., Munday, B., Cunningham, C. & Secombes, C. J., Dec 2002, In : Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews. 13, 6, p. 483-502 20 p.

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2001
740 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic relationships within cation transporter families of Arabidopsis

Maser, P., Thomine, S., Schroeder, J. I., Ward, J. M., Hirschi, K., Sze, H., Talke, I. N., Amtmann, A., Maathuis, F. J. M., Sanders, D., Harper, J. F., Tchieu, J., Gribskov, M., Persans, M. W., Salt, D. E., Kim, S. A. & Guerinot, M. L., Aug 2001, In : Plant Physiology. 126, 4, p. 1646-1667 22 p.

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