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  • The anthropogenic influence on wildfire regimes : charcoal records from the Holocene and Last Interglacial at Ioannina, Greece 

    Lawson, I. T.; Tzedakis, P. C.; Roucoux, K. H.; Galanidou, N. (2013-12) - Journal article
    Aim: To characterize the changing fire regime of a Mediterranean landscape during the Holocene and the Last Interglacial and, by comparing the two periods, to improve our understanding of the extent and timing of human ...
  • Anthropogenic noise causes body malformations and delays development in marine larvae 

    Aguilar de Soto, Natacha; Delorme, Natali; Atkins, John; Howard, Sunkita; Williams, James; Johnson, Mark (2013-10-03) - Journal article
    Understanding the impact of noise on marine fauna at the population level requires knowledge about the vulnerability of different life-stages. Here we provide the first evidence that noise exposure during larval development ...
  • Anthropology in the vernacular : an ethnography of doing knowledge on Choiseul Island, Solomon Islands 

    Tracey, Jonathan M. (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
    This thesis absorbs and reflects on Choiseul Island responses and caution towards the making of anthropological knowledge. Initial interests that can easily become familiar to anthropology as research topics such as village ...
  • Anthropology through Levinas : knowing the uniqueness of ego and the mystery of otherness 

    Rapport, Nigel Julian (2015-04) - Journal article
    An anthropological commonplace since Evans-Pritchard has been that ethnographic subjects will have their rationality circumscribed by the discursive opportunities made available by a “culture.” Hence, social science comes ...
  • Anti-bribery and corruption reporting disclosures 

    ACCA Australia and New Zealand; Net Balance Foundation (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2008-08-05) - Report
    Part of a series of research projects which analyses disclosures on areas of non-financial performance by Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) companies.
  • Anti-developmentalism and conflict : 'materialist' theory of ethnopolitical conflict : the case of Georgia 

    Střítecký, Vit (University of St Andrews, 2010) - Thesis
    This thesis seeks to provide a theoretical reasoning through which the political economic background of the post-Soviet transformation could be observed. The argument commences with a critique of the perspectives derived ...
  • Anti-inflammatory cytokines predominate in acute human Plasmodium knowlesi infections 

    Cox-Singh, Janet; Singh, Balbir; Daneshvar, Cyrus; Planche, Timothy; Parker-Williams, John; Krishna, Sanjeev; Cox Singh, Janet (2011-06-08) - Journal article
    Plasmodium knowlesi has entered the human population of Southeast Asia. Naturally acquired knowlesi malaria is newly described with relatively little available data, including data on the host response to infection. Therefore ...
  • Anti-Müllerian hormone serum concentrations of women with germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations 

    Phillips, K-A; Collins, I M; Milne, R L; McLachlan, S A; Friedlander, M; Hickey, M; Stern, C; Hopper, J L; Fisher, R; Kannemeyer, G; Picken, S; Smith, C D; Kelsey, Thomas William; Anderson, R A (2016-04-19) - Journal article
    Study question: Do women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations have reduced ovarian reserve, as measured by circulating anti-müllerian hormone (AMH) concentration?  Summary answer: Women with a germline mutation in BRCA1 have ...
  • Anti-predator behaviour of black-fronted titi monkeys (Callicebus nigrifrons) 

    Cäsar, Cristiane (University of St Andrews, 2012-06) - Thesis
    Titi monkeys have long been known for their complex vocal behaviour with numerous high- and low-pitched calls, which can be uttered singly or combined in more complex structures. However, up to date very little is known ...
  • Anti-predator behaviour of Guereza colobus monkeys (Colobus guereza) 

    Schel, Anne Marijke (University of St Andrews, 2009-06-24) - Thesis
    Black-and-white colobus monkeys are renowned for their impressive vocal behaviour, but up to date there have been only very few systematic efforts to study this. These monkeys are able to produce loud and low-pitched roars ...
  • Anti-symmetry and non-extensional mereology 

    Cotnoir, Aaron (2010-04) - Journal article
    I examine the link between extensionality principles of classical mereology and the anti-symmetry of parthood. Varzi’s most recent defence of extensionality depends crucially on assuming anti-symmetry. I examine the notions ...
  • Anti-terrorism resolutions: the Security Council’s threat to the UN system 

    Galloway, Fraser (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2011-11-11) - Journal article
    The United Nations Security Council’s anti-terrorism regime constitutes a serious threat to the legitimacy and unity of the United Nations system as a whole. Recent European Court of Justice jurisprudence emphasises that ...
  • Antibacterial free fatty acids : activities, mechanisms of action and biotechnological potential 

    Desbois, Andrew Paul; Smith, Valerie Jane (2010-02) - Journal article
    Amongst the diverse and potent biological activities of free fatty acids (FFAs) is the ability to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. The antibacterial properties of FFAs are used by many organisms to defend against ...
  • Antibacterial free fatty acids from the marine diatom, Phaeodactylum tricornutum 

    Desbois, Andrew Paul (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-27) - Thesis
    The aim of this thesis was to isolate the compounds responsible for the antibacterial activity of cell extracts of the marine diatom, Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Marine microalgae are not only important primary producers ...
  • Antibodies for immunolabeling by light and electron microscopy : not for the faint hearted 

    Griffiths, Gareth; Lucocq, John Milton (2014-10) - Journal item
    Reliable antibodies represent crucial tools in the arsenal of the cell biologist and using them to localize antigens for immunocytochemistry is one of their most important applications. However, antibody-antigen interactions ...
  • Anticipation, learning and welfare : the case of distortionary taxation 

    Gasteiger, Emanuel; Zhang, Shoujian (University of St Andrews, 2013-08-26) - Working or discussion paper
    We study the impact of anticipated fiscal policy changes in a Ramsey economy where agents form long-horizon expectations using adaptive learning. We ex- tend the existing framework by introducing distortionary taxes as ...
  • Antiquity through medieval eyes : the appropriation of antique art in the Trecento 

    Kouneni, Garyfallia (University of St Andrews, 2009-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis discusses the appropriation of antique art in Italy during the fourteenth century. In order to do that, it considers the surviving antiquities in late medieval Italian cities and examines their reception and ...
  • Antitrust penalties and the implications of empirical evidence on cartel overcharges 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Ulph, David Tregear (2013-11) - Journal article
    In this paper we provide a number of extensions to the theory of antitrust fines and we use these, with existing and new datasets, to contribute to a better understanding of the current fining policies of Competition ...
  • Antitumour activity of the novel flavonoid oncamex in preclinical breast cancer models 

    Martínez-Pérez, Carlos; Ward, Carol; Turnbull, Arran K; Mullen, Peter; Cook, Graham; Meehan, James; Jarman, Edward J; Thomson, Patrick I T; Campbell, Colin J; McPhail, Donald; Harrison, David James; Langdon, Simon P (2016-03-31) - Journal article
    Background: The natural polyphenol myricetin induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in preclinical cancer models. We hypothesised that myricetin-derived flavonoids with enhanced redox properties, improved cell uptake and ...
  • Antrim Area Hospital wind turbine 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-10) - Report
    Antrim Area Hospital in Northern Ireland is on track to save £90,000 a year in energy costs by generating its own wind power, to the benefit of patients and the environment.