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  • 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 (2016-05) - 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 ...
  • Anticlockwise P-T evolution at ∼280 Ma recorded from ultrahigh-temperature metapelitic granulite in the Chinese Altai orogenic belt, a possible link with the Tarim mantle plume? 

    Tong, Laixi; Xu, Yi-Gang; Cawood, Peter A.; Zhou, Xin; Chen, Yibing; Liu, Zhao (2014-11) - Journal article
    An ultrahigh-temperature (UHT) metapelitic granulite assemblage consisting of garnet(g)–spinel(sp)–orthopyroxene(opx)-sillimanite(sil)–cordierite(cd)–ilmenite(ilm)–biotite(bi)–plagioclase(pl)–quartz(q) occurs within ...
  • Antimicrobial proteins : from old proteins, new tricks 

    Smith, Val; Dyrynda, Elisabeth (2015) - Journal article
    This review describes the main types of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) synthesised by crustaceans, primarily those identified in shrimp, crayfish, crab and lobster. It includes an overview of their range of microbicidal ...
  • 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 (2016-04-13) - 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.
  • Ants as flower visitors : floral ant-repellence and the impact of ant scent-marks on pollinator behaviour 

    Ballantyne, Gavin (University of St Andrews, 2011-11) - Thesis
    As flower visitors, ants rarely benefit a plant, commonly disrupting pollination by deterring other flower visitors, or stealing nectar. This thesis examines three aspects of ant-flower interactions, focusing on the ...
  • Anxiety and cosmopolitan futures : Brexit and Scotland 

    Knight, Daniel Martyn (2017-01-14) - Journal article
    Two themes, temporality and cosmopolitanism, repeatedly arose during conversations in Scotland with people who favored remaining in the European Union. The 2016 referendum’s result in favor leaving the EU has affected how ...
  • Anxiety and the creation of the scapegoated other 

    Gentry, Caron Eileen (2015) - Journal article
    This article examines how anxiety saturates the neo-Orientalist driven thesis of new terrorism, especially in how both anxiety and new terrorism are related to the unknown. Of particular importance is the description of ...
  • Anxiety reduction via brief intervention in dentally anxious patients : a randomized controlled trial 

    Hull, P; Humphris, Gerald Michael (2010-12) - Journal article
    Aim: To compare the degree of anxiety reduction in dentally anxious patients attending a Dental Access Centre where the dentist did or did not receive the patients’ assessment of dental anxiety. Methods: Patients attending ...