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    • An externally validated age-related model of mean follicle density in the cortex of the human ovary 

      McLaughlin, Marie; Kelsey, Tom; Wallace, W Hamish B; Anderson, Richard A; Telfer, Evelyn E (2015-07) - Journal article
      The population of non-growing follicles present in the ovary is defined as the ovarian reserve. This underpins the reproductive lifespan in women, with its depletion determining age at loss of fertility and the menopause. ...
    • Forms of flexibility : associations between executive functions in the rat 

      Chase, E. Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2013-06-25) - Thesis
      Executive control is a vital cognitive function that facilitates the focussing and shifting of attention, planning and working towards a goal, ignoring distractions, and flexibly responding to novel situations. Disruptions ...
    • MARISTEM- Stem cells of marine/aquatic invertebrates : from basic research to innovative applications 

      Ballarin, Loriano; Rinkevich, Baruch; Bartscherer, Kerstin; Burzynski, Artur; Cambier, Sebastien; Cammarata, Matteo; Domart-Coulon, Isabelle; Drobne, Damjana; Encinas, Juanma; Frank, Uri; Geneviere, Anne-Marie; Hobmayer, Bert; Lohelaid, Helike; Lyons, Daniel; Martinez, Pedro; Oliveri, Paola; Peric, Lorena; Piraino, Stefano; Ramsak, Andreja; Rakers, Sebastian; Rentzsch, Fabian; Rosner, Amalia; Henriques da Silva, Tiago; Somorjai, Ildiko Maureen Lara; Suleiman, Sherif; Varela Coelho, Ana (2018-02-15) - Journal article
      The “stem cells” discipline represents one of the most dynamic areas in biomedicine. While adult marine/aquatic invertebrate stem cell (MISC) biology is of prime research and medical interest, studies on stem cells from ...
    • Memory inhibition across the lifespan 

      Teale, Julia C. (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis
      Age can affect memory performance. This statement is so often heard that it has become almost a truism. When research surrounding memory inhibition – the ability to ignore irrelevant material to aid in the retrieval of a ...
    • Physical activity and perceived benefits and barriers in adults aged 55-74 

      Montgomery, Alan A. (University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
      In order to increase the number of older adults physically active enough to obtain the health benefits of exercise, inactive individuals must firstly be identified, and attention must then be focused on determinants of ...
    • The relation between variation in size of the primordial follicle pool and age at natural menopause 

      Depmann, M; Faddy, M J; van der Schoew, Y T; Peeters, P H M; Broer, S L; Kelsey, Tom; Nelson, S M; Broekmans, F J M (2015-06) - Journal article
      Context: Tumors producing insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-2oma) are a major cause of spontaneous hypoglycemia. The treatment mainstay is surgical resection. Many case reports note resolution of hypoglycemia after IGF-2oma ...
    • Why some women look young for their age 

      Gunn, D.A.; Rexbye, H.; Griffiths, C.E.M.; Murray, P.G.; Fereday, A.; Catt, S.D.; Tomlin, C.C.; Strongitharm, B.H.; Perrett, David Ian; Catt, M.; Mayes, A.E.; Messenger, A.G.; Green, M.R.; van der Ouderaa, F.; Vaupel, J.W.; Christensen, K. (2009) - Journal article
      The desire of many to look young for their age has led to the establishment of a large cosmetics industry. However, the features of appearance that primarily determine how old women look for their age and whether genetic ...
    • Younger apes and human children plan their moves in a maze task 

      Voelter, Christoph Johannes; Call, Josep (2014-02) - Journal article
      Planning defined as the predetermination of a sequence of actions towards some goal is crucial for complex problem solving. To shed light on the evolution of executive functions, we investigated the ontogenetic and ...