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Evidence of members of the Chlamydiales in bovine abortions in England and Wales (2015)
Journal Article
Wheelhouse, N., Mearns, R., Willoughby, K., Wright, E., Turnbull, D., & Longbottom, D. (2015). Evidence of members of the Chlamydiales in bovine abortions in England and Wales. Veterinary Record, 176, 465. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.103075

Despite the economical importance and welfare issues associated with bovine abortion, as well as the potential zoonotic implications, the rate of diagnosis remains low with a cause of abortion only identified in around 22.5 per cent of submissions re... Read More about Evidence of members of the Chlamydiales in bovine abortions in England and Wales.

Development of a behaviour-based measurement tool with defined intervention level for assessing acute pain in cats (2014)
Journal Article
Calvo, G., Holden, E., Reid, J., Scott, E. M., Firth, A., Bell, A., …Nolan, A. M. (2014). Development of a behaviour-based measurement tool with defined intervention level for assessing acute pain in cats. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 55(12), 622-629. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsap.12280

OBJECTIVES: To develop a Composite Measure Pain Scale - Feline (CMPS-F) tool to assess acute pain in cats and derive an intervention score. METHODS: To develop the prototype CMPS-F, words describing painful cats were collected, grouped into b... Read More about Development of a behaviour-based measurement tool with defined intervention level for assessing acute pain in cats.

Evaluation of facial expression in acute pain in cats (2014)
Journal Article
Holden, E., Calvo, G., Collins, M., Bell, A., Reid, J., Scott, E. M., & Nolan, A. M. (2014). Evaluation of facial expression in acute pain in cats. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 55, 615-621. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsap.12283

OBJECTIVES To describe the development of a facial expression tool differentiating pain-free cats from those in acute pain. METHODS Observers shown facial images from painful and pain-free cats were asked to identify if they were in pain or not. F... Read More about Evaluation of facial expression in acute pain in cats.

Geographical variation in life history response to stress in the Freshwater Snail, Lymnaea stagnalis (2013)
Thesis
Reid, I. G. Geographical variation in life history response to stress in the Freshwater Snail, Lymnaea stagnalis. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6326

Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both biotic and abiotic. Environmental calcium availability has been shown to affect freshwater gastropod life histories due to its fundamental requirement... Read More about Geographical variation in life history response to stress in the Freshwater Snail, Lymnaea stagnalis.

Expression of the GABA(A) receptor gamma4-subunit gene in discrete nuclei within the zebra finch song system (2008)
Journal Article
Thode, C., Guettinger, H. R., & Darlison, M. G. (2008). Expression of the GABA(A) receptor gamma4-subunit gene in discrete nuclei within the zebra finch song system. Neuroscience, 157, 143-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.08.057

The acquisition, production and maintenance of song by oscine birds is a form of audition-dependent learning that, in many ways, resembles the process by which humans learn to speak. In songbirds, the generation of structured song is determined by th... Read More about Expression of the GABA(A) receptor gamma4-subunit gene in discrete nuclei within the zebra finch song system.

The effect of refurbishing a UK steel plant on PM10 metal composition and ability to induce inflammation. (2005)
Journal Article
Hutchison, G. R., Brown, D. M., Hibbs, L. R., Heal, M. R., Donaldson, K., Maynard, R. L., …Stone, V. (2005). The effect of refurbishing a UK steel plant on PM10 metal composition and ability to induce inflammation. Respiratory Research, 6, 43. https://doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-6-43

In the year 2000 Corus closed its steel plant operations in Redcar, NE of England temporarily for refurbishment of its blast furnace. This study investigates the impact of the closure on the chemical composition and biological activity of PM10 collec... Read More about The effect of refurbishing a UK steel plant on PM10 metal composition and ability to induce inflammation..

Perivascular nerves induce cardiovascular and respiratory reflexes in response to algogens in anaesthetised rats. (2004)
Journal Article
Smith, P., & McQueen, D. S. (2004). Perivascular nerves induce cardiovascular and respiratory reflexes in response to algogens in anaesthetised rats. Neuroscience Research, 50, 271-281. doi:10.1016/j.neures.2004.07.006

In the present study we measured cardiovascular and respiratory reflexes evoked by administration of bradykinin and capsaicin into the hindlimb vasculature of anaesthetised rats, whilst simultaneously recording activity of sensory afferents on the ad... Read More about Perivascular nerves induce cardiovascular and respiratory reflexes in response to algogens in anaesthetised rats..

¿Existe un papel para biosaf en las dietas de equinos? (2002)
Presentation / Conference
Stebbens, H. R., Smith, D., & Cuddeford, D. (2002, December). ¿Existe un papel para biosaf en las dietas de equinos?. Paper presented at el V Seminario Internacional de Microbiología Aplicada a la Nutrición Animal, Guadalajara, 2002

Translation from Spanish: BIOSAF Sc47 has been incorporated into the diets of rabbits, sheep, cattle, and pigs, where has allowed a better use of the food, high consumption and better productive performance in general. Its mode of action is not full... Read More about ¿Existe un papel para biosaf en las dietas de equinos?.

Anandamide induces cardiorespiratory reflexes via vasosensory nerves in the anaesthetized rat. (2001)
Journal Article
Smith, P. J. W., Smith, P., & McQueen, D. S. (2001). Anandamide induces cardiorespiratory reflexes via vasosensory nerves in the anaesthetized rat. British Journal of Pharmacology, 134(3), 655-663. doi:10.1038/sj.bjp.0704296

We tested the hypothesis that sensory nerves innervating blood vessels play a role in the local and systemic regulation of the cardiovascular and respiratory (CVR) systems. We measured CVR reflexes evoked by administration of anandamide (86 – 863 nmo... Read More about Anandamide induces cardiorespiratory reflexes via vasosensory nerves in the anaesthetized rat..

Molluscan ligand-gated ion-channel receptors (1993)
Book Chapter
Darlison, M. G., Hutton, M. L., & Harvey, R. J. (1993). Molluscan ligand-gated ion-channel receptors. In Comparative Molecular Neurobiology, 48-64. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-0348-7265-2_3

In this chapter we introduce the reader to the structures of the different types of ligand-gated ion-channel receptor, and the numerous receptor subtypes that have recently been revealed to exist, in both invertebrate and vertebrate species, by the a... Read More about Molluscan ligand-gated ion-channel receptors.

The Isolation of Genomic DNA from Invertebrates (1992)
Book Chapter
Vreugdenhil, E., & Darlison, M. G. (1992). The Isolation of Genomic DNA from Invertebrates. In A. Longstaff, & P. Revest (Eds.), Protocols in Molecular Neurobiology, 15-24. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1385/0-89603-199-3%3A15

Generally, genomic DNA is used either for the construction of genomic libraries or for Southern blot analysis. For several reasons, it is frequently preferable in the field of invertebrate neurobiology to screen, at least initially, genomic rather th... Read More about The Isolation of Genomic DNA from Invertebrates.