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  • Allelic variation in CRHR1 predisposes to panic disorder : evidence for biased fear processing 

    Weber, Heike; Richter, Jan; Straube, Benjamin; Lueken, Ulrike; Domschke, Katharina; Schartner, Christoph; Klauke, Benedikt; Baumann, Christian; Pané-Farré, Christiane; Jacob, Christian P.; Scholz, Claus-Jürgen; Zwanger, Peter; Lang, Thomas; Fehm, Lydia; Jansen, Andreas; Konrad, Carsten; Fydrich, Thomas; Wittman, Andre; Pfleiderer, Bettina; Ströhle, Andreas; Gerlach, Alexander L.; Alpers, Georg W.; Arolt, Volker; Pauli, Paul; Wittchen, Hans-Ulrich; Kent, Lindsey; Hamm, Alfons; Kircher, Tilo; Deckert, Jürgen; Reif, Andreas (2015) - Journal article
    Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) is a major regulator of the hypothalamicpituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Binding to its receptor CRHR1 triggers the downstream release of cortisol, a hormone needed for regulation of ...
  • An alliance ended? Franco-Scottish commercial relations, 1560-1713 

    Talbott, Siobhan (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the commercial links between Scotland and France in the long seventeenth century, with a focus on the Scottish mercantile presence in France’s Atlantic ports, particularly during periods of domestic ...
  • The alliances of a regional power : the case of Syria, 1970-1989 

    Belcastro, Francesco (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis
    The topic of this dissertation is the alliances of a regional power. The framework used to explain this central aspect of International Relations is the realist one, and particularly the work of the Classical Realist Arnold ...
  • Allocation of additional investment from the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) in Open Access: Report to Research Councils UK from the University of St Andrews 

    University of St Andrews Library (University of St Andrews Library, 2013-09-30) - Report
    This report offers a distilled overview of the BIS Open Access Fund allocated to the University of St Andrews 2012-2013. The report includes an outline of APC transactions, APCs by publisher and OA subscriptions and ...
  • Allosteric modulation of Beta1 Integrin function induces lung tissue repair 

    Aljamal-naylor, Rehab; Wilson, Linda; Mcintyre, Susan; Rossi, Fiona; Harrison, Beth; Marsden, Mark; Harrison, David J. (2012) - Journal article
    The cellular cytoskeleton, adhesion receptors, extracellular matrix composition, and their spatial distribution are together fundamental in a cell's balanced mechanical sensing of its environment. We show that, in lung ...
  • Allosteric modulation of zinc speciation by fatty acids 

    Barnett, James P.; Blindauer, Claudia A.; Kassaar, Omar; Khazaipoul, Siavash; Martin, Esther M.; Sadler, Peter J.; Stewart, Alan J. (2013-12) - Journal article
    Background: Serum albumin is the major protein component of blood plasma and is responsible for the circulatory transport of a range of small molecules that include fatty acids, hormones, metal ions and drugs. Studies ...
  • ALMA and Herschel observations of the prototype dusty and polluted white dwarf G29-38 

    Farihi, J.; Wyatt, M. C.; Greaves, J. S.; Bonsor, A.; Sibthorpe, B.; Panic, O. (2014-10-21) - Journal article
    ALMA Cycle 0 and Herschel PACS observations are reported for the prototype, nearest, and brightest example of a dusty and polluted white dwarf, G29-38. These long-wavelength programmes attempted to detect an outlying, ...
  • ALMA images of discs : are all gaps carved by planets? 

    Gonzalez, J.-F.; Laibe, Guillaume; Maddison, S.T.; Pinte, C.; Ménard, F. (2015-11-21) - Journal article
    Protoplanetary discs are now routinely observed and exoplanets, after the numerous indirect discoveries, are starting to be directly imaged. To better understand the planet formation process, the next step is the detection ...
  • alpha-Ketophosphonates as ester surrogates : isothiourea-catalyzed asymmetric diester and lactone synthesis 

    Smith, Siobhan R.; Leckie, Stuart M.; Holmes, Reuben; Douglas, James; Fallan, Charlene; Shapland, Peter; Pryde, David; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Smith, Andrew D. (2014-05-02) - Journal article
    Isothiourea HBTM-2.1 catalyzes the asymmetric Michael addition/lactonization of aryl- and alkenylacetic acids using α-keto-β,γ-unsaturated phosphonates as α,β-unsaturated ester surrogates, giving access to a diverse range ...
  • Altered antibiotic transport in OmpC mutants isolated from a series of clinical strains of multi-drug resistant E. coli 

    Lou, Hubing; Chen, Min; Black, Susan S.; Bushell, Simon R.; Ceccarelli, Matteo; Mach, Tivadar; Beis, Konstantinos; Low, Alison S.; Bamford, Victoria A.; Booth, Ian R.; Bayley, Hagan; Naismith, James H. (2011-10-28) - Journal article
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, particularly Gram negative species, present significant health care challenges. The permeation of antibiotics through the outer membrane is largely effected by the porin superfamily, changes ...
  • Alternative approaches in ESG investing : four essays on investment performance & risk 

    Rezec, Michael (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis
    ESG (Environmental, social, and governance) investing is an investment philosophy to inform holistic and sound decision-making of investors for the purposes of both, nourishing a stable economy with acceptable rates of ...
  • An alternative method for correcting fluorescence quenching 

    Biermann, Lauren; Guinet, Christophe; Bester, Marthan; Brierley, Andrew Stuart; Boehme, Lars (2015-01-13) - Journal article
    Under high light intensity, phytoplankton protect their photosystems from bleaching through non-photochemical quenching processes. The consequence of this is suppression of fluorescence emission, which must be corrected ...
  • Alternative p-doped hole transport material for low operating voltage and high efficiency organic light-emitting diodes 

    Murawski, Caroline; Fuchs, Cornelius; Hofmann, Simone; Leo, Karl; Gather, Malte C. (2014-09-15) - Journal article
    We investigate the properties of N,N'-[(Diphenyl-N,N'-bis) 9,9,-dimethyl-fluoren-2-yl]-benzidine (BF-DPB) as hole transport material (HTL) in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and compare BF-DPB to the commonly used ...
  • Alternative techniques for the production and manipulation of ultracold atoms 

    Bruce, Graham D. (University of St Andrews, 2012-06-20) - Thesis
    This Thesis contains details of the construction and characterisation of a compact apparatus for the cooling of ultracold atoms to quantum degeneracy, and their manipulation in flexible holographic optical traps. We have ...
  • Altruism and sacrifice : mafia free gift giving in south Italy 

    Pipyrou, Stavroula (2014) - Journal article
    As a social phenomenon that torments modern states, mafia receives considerable political and legal attention. The term mafia itself is often directly related to criminality and violence. Thus far violence has been employed ...
  • The ambient loo - caught short when nature calls? 

    Haddadi, Hamed; Henderson, Tristan; Crowcroft, Jon (2010-04) - Journal article
    On numerous occasions, trips to the facilities coincide with an important mobile phone call. Due to the sleek and polished nature of modern phones, attempting to promptly deal with such calls can occasionally lead to the ...
  • Ambient magnetic field amplification in shock fronts of relativistic jets : an application to GRB afterglows 

    Rocha da Silva, G.; Falceta-Goncalves, D.; Kowal, G.; de Gouveia Dal Pino, E. M. (2015-01) - Journal article
    Strong downstream magnetic fields of the order of ∼1 G, with large correlation lengths, are believed to cause the large synchrotron emission at the afterglow phase of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). Despite the recent theoretical ...
  • American invasion of Iraq : causes and consequences 

    Hinnebusch, Raymond (2007-01) - Journal article
    Examines the causes of the US invasion n terms of US global grand strategy, the US strategic position in the Middle East and the interests of the ruling coalition. Focuses on the consequences: the destruction of Iraq; ...
  • Ammonium Phenylphosphonamidodiselenoates and Phenylphosphonamidodi-selenoic Diamides from the Selenation of Primary and Secondary Amines 

    Hua, Guoxiong; Randall, Rebecca A. M.; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Woollins, J. Derek (2011-10) - Journal article
    By reacting two equivalents of primary or secondary amines with 2,4-bis(phenyl)-1,3-diselenadiphosphetane-2,4-diselenide (Woollins' reagent) at room temperature a series of new ammonium phenylphosphonamidodiselenoates 1-7 ...
  • Amousia : living without the Muses 

    Halliwell, Francis Stephen (Brill, 2012) - Book item