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Joint range of motion entropy changes in response to load carriage in military personnel (2019)
Journal Article
Morrison, A., Hale, J., & Brown, S. (2019). Joint range of motion entropy changes in response to load carriage in military personnel. Human Movement Science, 66, Article 249-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2019.04.014

Background Overuse accounts for 82% of injuries in military personnel, and these occur predominantly in the spine and low limbs. While non-linear analyses have shown changes in overall stability of the movement during load carriage, individual joint... Read More about Joint range of motion entropy changes in response to load carriage in military personnel.

Dynamics Analysis of a Turbulent Methane Flame in MILD Combustion Conditions (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Manias, D. M., Tingas, E., Im, H. G., & Minamoto, Y. (2019). Dynamics Analysis of a Turbulent Methane Flame in MILD Combustion Conditions. In AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-1731

The dominant physical processes that characterize the combustion of a lean methane/air mixture, diluted with exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), under turbulent MILD premixed conditions are identified using the combined approaches of Computational Singu... Read More about Dynamics Analysis of a Turbulent Methane Flame in MILD Combustion Conditions.

A computational analysis of methanol autoignition enhancement by dimethyl ether addition in a counterflow mixing layer (2018)
Journal Article
Song, W., Tingas, E., & Im, H. G. (2018). A computational analysis of methanol autoignition enhancement by dimethyl ether addition in a counterflow mixing layer. Combustion and Flame, 195, 84-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.03.037

To provide fundamental insights into the ignition enhancement of methanol (MeOH) by the addition of the more reactive dimethyl ether (DME), computational parametric studies were conducted in a one-dimensional counterflow fuel versus air mixing layer... Read More about A computational analysis of methanol autoignition enhancement by dimethyl ether addition in a counterflow mixing layer.

Analysis of Hydrogen/Air Turbulent Premixed Flames at Different Karlovitz Numbers Using Computational Singular Perturbation (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Manias, D. M., Tingas, E., Hernández Pérez, F. E., Im, H. G., Galassi, R. M., Ciottoli, P. P., & Valorani, M. (2018). Analysis of Hydrogen/Air Turbulent Premixed Flames at Different Karlovitz Numbers Using Computational Singular Perturbation. In AIAA SciTech Forum. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-0364

The dynamics and structure of two turbulent H2/air premixed flames, representative of the corrugated flamelet (Case 1) and thin reaction zone (Case 2) regimes, are analyzed and compared, using the computational singular perturbation (CSP) tools, by i... Read More about Analysis of Hydrogen/Air Turbulent Premixed Flames at Different Karlovitz Numbers Using Computational Singular Perturbation.

Detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms within a sequence of a gene associated with prostate cancer using a fluorophore-tagged DNA probe. (2012)
Journal Article
Zhao, Z., San, M., Duprey, J. H. A., Arrand, J. R., Vyle, J. S., & Tucker, J. H. R. (2012). Detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms within a sequence of a gene associated with prostate cancer using a fluorophore-tagged DNA probe. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 22, 129-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2011.11.053

Single nucleotide polymorphisms within a sequence of a gene associated with prostate cancer were identified using oligodeoxynucleotide probe sequences bearing internal anthracene fluorophores proximal to the SNP site. Depending upon the nature of the... Read More about Detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms within a sequence of a gene associated with prostate cancer using a fluorophore-tagged DNA probe..

A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA (2012)
Journal Article
Nguyen, H. V., Zhao, Z., Sallustrau, A., Horswell, S. L., Male, L., Mulas, A., & Tucker, J. H. R. (2012). A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA. Chemical Communications, 48, 12165. https://doi.org/10.1039/C2CC36428J

The design, synthesis and electrochemical behaviour of an oligomer consisting of linked thymine-functionalised ferrocene units are reported, which, as a so-called form of ferrocene nucleic acid (FcNA), acts as a structural mimic of DNA.

Detection of DNA base variation and cytosine methylation at a single nucleotide site using a highly sensitive fluorescent probe (2011)
Journal Article
Duprey, J. H. A., Zhao, Z., Bassani, D. M., Manchester, J., Vyle, J. S., & Tucker, J. H. R. (2011). Detection of DNA base variation and cytosine methylation at a single nucleotide site using a highly sensitive fluorescent probe. Chemical Communications, 47, 6629. https://doi.org/10.1039/c1cc11205h

A fluorescent DNA probe containing an anthracene group attached via an anucleosidic linker can identify all four DNA bases at a single site as well as the epigenetic modification C/5-MeCvia a hybridisation sensing assay.

Development of a method for the production of hemicellulosic gels from Sitka Spruce. (2007)
Journal Article
Curling, S., Fowler, P. A., & Hill, C. A. S. (2007). Development of a method for the production of hemicellulosic gels from Sitka Spruce. Carbohydrate Polymers, 69, 673-677. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2007.02.003

Timber can be used as a sustainable source for process chemicals (Silvichemicals), with particular emphasis being placed on wood as source of chemical feedstocks. Bulk Silvichemicals are unlikely to be cost competitive with fossil fuel derived chemic... Read More about Development of a method for the production of hemicellulosic gels from Sitka Spruce..

Anaerobic biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene: Isomeric ratio as a monitoring tool. (2007)
Journal Article
Johnson, S. J., Barry, D. A., & Christofi, N. (2007). Anaerobic biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene: Isomeric ratio as a monitoring tool. Land Contamination and Reclamation, 15, 235-241. doi:10.2462/09670513.858

Linear alkylbenzenes (LABs) are common environmental contaminants associated with a range of industrial and domestic activities. Although natural environments receiving LABs may exhibit a range of redox conditions, until now only aerobic biodegradati... Read More about Anaerobic biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene: Isomeric ratio as a monitoring tool..

Physicochemical characterisation of cellulose from perennial ryegrass leaves (Lolium perenne). (2006)
Journal Article
Ren, J., Sun, R., Fowler, P., Liu, C., Xu, F., Sun, J., …Baird, M. (2006). Physicochemical characterisation of cellulose from perennial ryegrass leaves (Lolium perenne). Carbohydrate Research, 341(16), 2677-2687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carres.2006.07.008

In this study, we investigated the physicochemical properties of the cellulosic preparations obtained from both untreated perennial ryegrass leaves and de-juiced leaves. It was found that treatment at 22 degrees C with 18% NaOH and 18% KOH for 2h, an... Read More about Physicochemical characterisation of cellulose from perennial ryegrass leaves (Lolium perenne)..

Rheological spectroscopy of concentrated colloidal dispersions (1993)
Journal Article
Williams, P., Williams, D., & Williams, R. (1993). Rheological spectroscopy of concentrated colloidal dispersions. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 77(1), 75-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/0927-7757%2893%2980101-j

A new instrument, the virtual gap rheometer (VGR) for the determination of dynamic shear moduli (and mechanical relaxation spectra therefrom) at frequencies above 100 Hz is described. Several features of the VGR which make it particularly suited to t... Read More about Rheological spectroscopy of concentrated colloidal dispersions.