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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment
(2017-01-31) - Journal item,
From 2010 to 2015, a team of scientists studied how the BP Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill affected marine mammals inhabiting the northern Gulf of Mexico, as part of the DWH Natural Resource Damage Assessment process. ...
A perspective on multi-target drug discovery and design for complex diseases
(2018-01-17) - Journal item,
Diseases of infection, of neurodegeneration (such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases), and of malignancy (cancers) have complex and varied causative factors. Modern drug discovery has the power to identify potential ...
Taking an insect-inspired approach to avian navigation
(2018-03) - Journal item,
Navigation is an essential skill for many animals, and understanding how animal use environmental information, particularly visual information, to navigate has a long history in both ethology and psychology. In birds, the ...
Treating hummingbirds as feathered bees : a case of ethological cross-pollination
(2017-12) - Journal item,
Hummingbirds feed from hundreds of flowers every day. The properties of these flowers provide these birds with a wealth of information about colour, space and time to guide how they forage. To understand how hummingbirds ...
Taking the long view
(2016-12-20) - Journal item,
If everything is special, is anything special? A response to comments on Bailey et al.
(2018-01-13) - Journal item,
Developmental cell-cell communication pathways in the cephalochordate amphioxus: actors and functions
(2017-12-21) - Journal item,
During embryonic development, cells of metazoan embryos need to communicate in order to construct the correct bodyplan. To do so, they use several signals that usually act through interactions between ligands and receptors. ...
Assessment of enzyme inhibition : a review with examples from the development of monoamine oxidase and cholinesterase inhibitory drugs
(2017-07) - Journal item,
The actions of many drugs involve enzyme inhibition. This is exemplified by the inhibitors of monoamine oxidases (MAO) and the cholinsterases (ChE) that have been used for several pharmacological purposes. This review ...
Metabolic reprogramming during the Trypanosoma brucei life cycle
(2017-05-18) - Journal item,
Cellular metabolic activity is a highly complex, dynamic, regulated process that is influenced by numerous factors, including extracellular environmental signals, nutrient availability and the physiological and developmental ...
Amphioxus regeneration : evolutionary and biomedical implications
(2017-12-21) - Journal item,
Regeneration is a variable trait in chordates, with some species capable of impressive abilities, and others of only wound healing with scarring. Regenerative capacity has been reported in the literature for 5 species from ...