Life Sciences & Medicine

  • AB25 2ZD

Research Output 1970 2020

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Age at Onset of Walking in Infancy Is Associated With Hip Shape in Early Old Age

Ireland, A., Saunders, F. R., Muthuri, S. G., Pavlova, A., Hardy, R., Martin, K., Barr, R., Kuh, D., Aspden, R. M., Gregory, J. & Cooper, R., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 34, 3, p. 455-463 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Age of Onset
Walking
Hip
Walkers
Femur Neck

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
Restaurants
Semantics
Toilet Facilities
Clothing
Bread

Age-related differences in the ability to decode intentions from non-literal language

Pomareda, C., Simkute, A. & Phillips, L. H., Jul 2019, In : Acta Psychologica. 198, 9 p., 102865.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Language
Young Adult
Interpersonal Relations
Nonliteral Language
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

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Cellular automata
Multiobjective optimization
Wireless sensor networks
Brain
Mathematical models
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A high-fat diet induces rapid changes in the mouse hypothalamic proteome

McLean, F. H., Campbell, F. M., Langston, R. F., Sergi, D., Resch, C., Grant, C., Morris, A., Mayer, C-D. & Williams, L. M., 29 Apr 2019, In : Nutrition and Metabolism. 16, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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High Fat Diet
Proteome
Palmitic Acid
Oleic Acid
Neuronal Plasticity
5 Downloads (Pure)

A high-throughput screen for the identification of compounds that inhibit nematode gene expression by targeting spliced leader trans-splicing

Pandarakalam, G. C., Speake, M., McElroy, S., Alturkistani, A., Philippe, L., Pettitt, J., Muller, B. & Connolly, B., Aug 2019, In : International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance. 10, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Spliced Leader RNA
Trans-Splicing
Gene Targeting
Anthelmintics
Gene Expression

A literature review of the predictive validity of European dental school selection methods

Cunningham, C., Patterson, F. & Cleland, J., May 2019, In : European Journal of Dental Education. 23, 2, p. 73-87 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dental Schools
Aptitude
school
Dentistry
Research
7 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Lot on Your Plate? Well-to-Well Contamination as an Additional Confounder in Microbiome Sequence Analyses

Walker, A. W., 31 Jul 2019, In : mSystems. 4, 4, 3 p., e00362-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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Microbiota
Biomass
Sequence Analysis
Decontamination
Artifacts
12 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Alternative (backdoor) androgen production and masculinization in the human fetus

O'Shaughnessy, P. J., Antignac, J-P., Le Bizec, B., Morvan, M-L., Svechnikov, K., Söder, O., Savchuk, I., Monteiro, A., Soffientini, U., Johnston, Z. C., Bellingham, M., Hough, D., Walker, N., Filis, P. & Fowler, P., 14 Feb 2019, In : PLoS Biology. 17, 2, e3000002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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androsterone
Androsterone
masculinization
androgens
Androgens
4 Citations (Scopus)

AMEE guide no. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs

Maloney, S., Cook, D. A., Golub, R., Foo, J., Cleland, J., Rivers, G., Tolsgaard, M. G., Evans, D., Abdalla, M. E. & Walsh, K., 2019, In : Medical Teacher. 41, 5, p. 497-504 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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decision making
costs
opportunity costs
economics
decision maker

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of epigenetic age acceleration

Gibson, J., Russ, T. C., Clarke, T-K., Howard, D. M., Hillary, R. F., Evans, K. L., Walker, R. M., Bermingham, M. L., Morris, S. W., Campbell, A., Hayward, C., Murray, A. D., Porteous, D. J., Horvath, S., Lu, A. T., McIntosh, A. M., Whalley, H. C. & Marioni, R. E., Nov 2019, In : PLoS Genetics. 15, 11, e1008104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Genome-Wide Association Study
meta-analysis
Epigenomics
epigenetics
Meta-Analysis

A method development randomised clinical study investigating efficacy of an experimental oral rinse in providing long-term relief from dentinal hypersensitivity

Milleman, K. R., Milleman, J. L., Young, S., Butler, A., Araga, M. & Atassi, M., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Dentistry: X. 2, 7 p., 100008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hypersensitivity
Touch
Compliance
Acclimatization
Placebos

A mixed methods evaluation of the cross‐sector Pharmacist Vocational Training Foundation Programme: is the training programme fit for purpose?

McMillan, F. J., Power, A., Bond, C., Cleland, J. & Inch, J., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 27, S1, p. 27-28 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract

Vocational Education
Pharmacists
Health
Education
Students
1 Downloads (Pure)

A model for spatio-temporal injury surveillance: implications for the evolution of a trauma system

Jansen, J. O., Emerson, P., Morrison, J. J. & Cornulier, T., Feb 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 86, 2, p. 289-298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Wounds and Injuries
Scotland
Hebrides
Health Policy
Islands
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Amphidinol 22, a New Cytotoxic and Antifungal Amphidinol from the Dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae

Martínez, K. A., Lauritano, C., Druka, D., Romano, G., Grohmann, T., Jaspars, M., Martín, J., Díaz, C., Cautain, B., de la Cruz, M., Ianora, A. & Reyes, F., 27 Jun 2019, In : Marine Drugs. 17, 7, 385.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dinoflagellida
Cell Line
Aspergillus fumigatus
Biodiversity
Klebsiella pneumoniae
1 Downloads (Pure)

A multinational observational study identifying primary care patients at risk of overestimation of asthma control

Kritikos, V., Price, D., Papi, A., Infantino, A., Ställberg, B., Ryan, D., Lavorini, F., Chrystyn, H., Haughney, J., Lisspers, K., Gruffydd-Jones, K., Román Rodríguez, M., Høegh Henrichsen, S., van der Molen, T., Carter, V. & Bosnic-Anticevich, S., 5 Dec 2019, In : npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 29, 9 p., 43.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Observational Studies
Primary Health Care
Asthma
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Adrenal Cortex Hormones

An actionable KCNH2 Long QT Syndrome variant detected by sequence and haplotype analysis in a population research cohort

Kerr, S. M., Klaric, L., Halachev, M., Hayward, C., Boutin, T. S., Meynert, A. M., Semple, C. A., Tuiskula, A. M., Swan, H., Santoyo-Lopez, J., Vitart, V., Haley, C., Dean, J., Miedzybrodzka, Z., Aitman, T. J. & Wilson, J. F., 29 Jul 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11 p., 10964.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Long QT Syndrome
Haplotypes
Sequence Analysis
Research
Population

An advantage for horizontal motion direction discrimination

Pilz, K. S. & Papadaki, D., May 2019, In : Vision Research. 158, p. 164-172 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direction compound
Individuality
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anaesthesia care team improves outcomes in surgical patients compared with solo anaesthesiologist: An observational study

Dony, P., Seidel, L., Pirson, M. & Forget, P., Jan 2019, In : European journal of anaesthesiology. 36, 1, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Observational Studies
Anesthesia
Length of Stay
Nurses
Mortality
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Meats
consumption behavior
campaign
social marketing
Health
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Antigen Receptors
Transgenic Mice
Autoimmune Diseases
Arthritis
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

A Narrative Synthesis of Qualitative Studies Conducted to Assess Patient Safety Culture in Hospital Settings

Alqattan, H., Morrison, Z. & Cleland, J. A., 2019, In : Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 19, 2, p. e91-e98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Safety Management
Patient Safety
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
MEDLINE
Netherlands
3 Downloads (Pure)

An Assessment of Students’ and Health Professional’ Abilities to Site Stomas Accurately on Human Cadavers

Arnott, A., Cowpland, L., Jury, J., Keenan, R., McKinley, A. & Scott, D. A., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Cadaver
Ileostomy
Colostomy
Nurses
Students
6 Downloads (Pure)

An epigenetic score for BMI based on DNA methylation correlates with poor physical health and major disease in the Lothian Birth Cohort

Hamilton, O. K. L., Zhang, Q., McRae, A. F., Walker, R. M., Morris, S. W., Redmond, P., Campbell, A., Murray, A. D., Porteous, D. J., Evans, K. L., McIntosh, A. M., Deary, I. J. & Marioni, R. E., 6 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Obesity. 43, p. 1795-1802 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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DNA Methylation
Epigenomics
Body Mass Index
Parturition
Health

An epigenome-wide association study of sex-specific chronological ageing

McCartney, D. L., Zhang, F., Hillary, R. F., Zhang, Q., Stevenson, A. J., Walker, R. M., Bermingham, M. L., Morris, S. W., Campbell, A., Murray, A. D., Whalley, H. C., Porteous, D. J., Evans, K. L., Chandra, T., Deary, I. J., McIntosh, A. M., Yang, J., Visscher, P. M., McRae, A. F. & Marioni, R. E., 31 Dec 2019, In : Genome Medicine. 12, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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DNA Methylation
Linear Models
Genome
X-Linked Genes
Quantitative Trait Loci

An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist independent prescribers within general practices in remote and rural Scotland

Buist, E., McLelland, R., Rushworth, G., Stewart, D., Gibson Smith, K. L., MacLure, A., Cunningham, S. & MacLure, K., Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 41, p. 1138-1142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Pharmacists
General Practice
Mental Health
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A New Generation of Selective Androgen Receptor Degraders: Our Initial Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of New Compounds with Enzalutamide-Resistant Prostate Cancer Activity

Hwang, D-J., He, Y., Ponnusamy, S., Mohler, M. L., Thiyagarajan, T., McEwan, I. J., Narayanan, R. & Miller, D. D., 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 2, p. 491-511 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Androgen Receptors
Prostatic Neoplasms
Androgen Receptor Antagonists
Castration
Cyclization

A new Publisher for Toxicology Research

Wallace, H., 3 Dec 2019, In : Toxicology Research. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Toxicology
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

An ex-vivo human skin model to study superficial fungal infections

Corzo-Leon, D. E., Munro, C. A. & MacCallum, D. M., 5 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 17 p., 1172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Mycoses
Skin
Infection
Microscopy
Animal Models
1 Citation (Scopus)
Streptomyces griseus
Lactalbumin
Pronase
lactalbumin
enzymatic treatment

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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Asthma
Lung
Therapeutics

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
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

An integrated approach to processing WHO-2016 verbal autopsy data: the InterVA-5 model

Byass, P., Hussain-Alkhateeb, L., D'Ambruoso, L., Clark, S., Davies, J., Fottrell, E., Bird, J., Kabudula, C., Tollman, S., Kahn, K., Schiöler, L. & Petzold, M., 30 May 2019, In : BMC medicine . 17, 12 p., 102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Autopsy
Mortality
Afghanistan
Cause of Death
Interviews
2 Citations (Scopus)

An international study of the quality of life of adult patients treated with home parenteral nutrition

Baxter, J. P., Fayers, P. M., Bozzetti, F., Kelly, D., Joly, F., Wanten, G., Jonkers, C., Cuerda, C., Van Gossum, A., Klek, S., Boudreault, M-F., Gilbert, A., Jobin, M., Staun, M., Gillanders, L., Forbes, A., O'Callaghan, M., Martinez Faedo, C., Brunelli, C., Mariani, L. & 1 others, Pironi, L., Aug 2019, In : Clinical Nutrition. 38, 4, p. 1788-1796 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Home Parenteral Nutrition
Quality of Life
Linear Models
Psychometrics
Crohn Disease
1 Citation (Scopus)

An investigation into the impact and implications of published papers from retracted research: systematic search of affected literature

Avenell, A., Stewart, F., Grey, A., Gamble, G. & Bolland, M., 30 Oct 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 10, 031909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scientific Misconduct
Publications
Research
Clinical Trials
Guidelines

An investigation of the stability of patients’ treatment preferences over the course of a clinical trial

Allanson, P. F., Brown, E. A., Kopasker, D. & Kwiatkowski, A., 2 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Value in Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Preference
Clinical Trials
Therapeutics
Population
Actinic Keratosis
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

Open Access
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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

A novel external fixation method and its impact on wrist distraction in relation to distal radial fracture

Ashcroft, G. P., Murphy, L., Hanich, A. A., Downing, M., Van Niekerk, A. & Shahana, S., 4 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Wrist
Therapeutics

A novel external fixation method and its impact on wrist distraction in relation to distal radial fracture

Ashcroft, G. P., Murphy, L., Hanich, A. A., Downing, M., Van Niekerk, A. & Shahana, S., 4 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Wrist
Ligaments
Metacarpal Bones
Formaldehyde
Tantalum

Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of infectious complications following prostate biopsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Pilatz, A., Dimitropoulos, K., Veeratterapillay, R., Yuan, Y., Omar, M. I., MacLennan, S., Cai, T., Bruyère, F., Bartoletti, R., Köves, B., Wagenlehner, F., Bonkat, G. & Pradere, B., 11 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Fluoroquinolones
Meta-Analysis
Prostate
Biopsy

Anticancer effects of n-3 EPA and DHA and their endocannabinoid derivatives on breast cancer cell growth and invasion

Brown, I., Lee, J., Sneddon, A. A., Cascio, M. G., Pertwee, R. G., Wahle, K. W. J., Rotondo, D. & Heys, S. D., 16 Oct 2019, In : Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 102024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocannabinoids
Ethanolamine
Cell growth
Breast Neoplasms
Derivatives
2 Citations (Scopus)

Anticholinergic and benzodiazepine medication use and risk of incident dementia: a UK cohort study

Grossi, C. M., Richardson, K., Fox, C., Maidment, I., Steel, N., Loke, Y. K., Arthur, A., Myint, P. K., Campbell, N., Boustani, M., Robinson, L., Brayne, C., Matthews, F. E. & Savva, G. M., 21 Oct 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 10 p., 276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cholinergic Antagonists
Benzodiazepines
Dementia
Cohort Studies
Incidence
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Anti-cholinergic burden and patient related clinical outcomes in an emergency general surgical setting

Ablett, A. D., Browning, A., Quan, V., Tay, H. S., McCormack, C., Carter, B., Hewitt, J., Myint, P. K. & Older Persons Surgical Outcomes Collaboration (OPSOC), Apr 2019, In : Asian Journal of Surgery. 42, 4, p. 527-534 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cholinergic Antagonists
Emergencies
Patients' Rooms
Odds Ratio
Length of Stay
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