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Determining nursing staffing levels for stroke beds in Scotland. (2007)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Rowat, A. M., Chalmers, C., & Rennie, D. (2007, January). Determining nursing staffing levels for stroke beds in Scotland. Paper presented at Scottish Stroke Nurses Forum

Background: National guidelines suggest that at the very least there should be one whole time equivalent (WTE) nurse per stroke bed with a skill mix ratio of two registered nurses to one unregistered nurse. The aim of this study was determine nursing... Read More about Determining nursing staffing levels for stroke beds in Scotland..

Alternative Splicing of a 51-Nucleotide Exon that Encodes a Putative Protein Kinase C Phosphorylation Site Generates Two Forms of the Chicken γ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptor β2 Subunit (1994)
Journal Article
Harvey, R. J., Chinchetru, M. A., & Darlison, M. G. (1994). Alternative Splicing of a 51-Nucleotide Exon that Encodes a Putative Protein Kinase C Phosphorylation Site Generates Two Forms of the Chicken γ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptor β2 Subunit. Journal of

Complementary DNAs that encode two forms of the chicken -γ-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptor β2 subunit have been isolated. These polypeptides differ by the presence (β2L) or absence (β2S) of 17 amino acids, which contain a possible target fo... Read More about Alternative Splicing of a 51-Nucleotide Exon that Encodes a Putative Protein Kinase C Phosphorylation Site Generates Two Forms of the Chicken γ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptor β2 Subunit.

Sequence and Novel Distribution of the Chicken Homologue of the Mammalianγ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptorγ1 Subunit (1993)
Journal Article
Glencorse, T. A., Darlison, M. G., Barnard, E. A., & Bateson, A. N. (1993). Sequence and Novel Distribution of the Chicken Homologue of the Mammalianγ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptorγ1 Subunit. Journal of Neurochemistry, 61(6), 2294-2302. https://doi.org/10.

cDNAs have been cloned that encode the chicken (Gallus domesticus) γ-aminobutyric acidA receptor γ1 subunit, the mature sequence of which shares 90, 79, and 69% identity with those of the rat γ1, γ2., and γ3 subunits, respectively. In situ hybridizat... Read More about Sequence and Novel Distribution of the Chicken Homologue of the Mammalianγ-Aminobutyric AcidAReceptorγ1 Subunit.

Invertebrate GABA and glutamate receptors: molecular biology reveals predictable structures but some unusual pharmacologies (1992)
Journal Article
Darlison, M. G. (1992). Invertebrate GABA and glutamate receptors: molecular biology reveals predictable structures but some unusual pharmacologies. Trends in Neurosciences, 15(12), 469-474. https://doi.org/10.1016/0166-2236%2892%2990091-l

Determination of the sequences of invertebrate γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-gated and glutamate-gated receptor/ion channels, through the application of recombinant {DNA} methods, is not just an academic exercise to effect evolutionary comparisons with... Read More about Invertebrate GABA and glutamate receptors: molecular biology reveals predictable structures but some unusual pharmacologies.

Multiplicity, Structure, and Function in GABAAReceptors (1993)
Journal Article
BARNARD, E. A., SUTHERLAND, M., ZAMAN, S., MATSUMOTO, M., NAYEEM, N., GREEN, T., …BATESON, A. N. (1993). Multiplicity, Structure, and Function in GABAAReceptors. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 707(1 Molecular Bas), 116-125. https://doi.org/

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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.

Functional pharmacology of GABAA receptors containing the chicken brain γ4 subunit (2001)
Journal Article
Forster, I. C., Harvey, R. J., Darlison, M. G., & Benson, J. A. (2001). Functional pharmacology of GABAA receptors containing the chicken brain γ4 subunit. European Journal of Pharmacology, 419(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0014-2999%2801%2900964-5

The functional pharmacology of receptors composed of the chicken brain {GABAA} receptor γ4 subunit and the mammalian {GABAA} receptor α3 and β2 subunits was studied by heterologous expression in Xenopus laevis oocytes using the two electrode voltage-... Read More about Functional pharmacology of GABAA receptors containing the chicken brain γ4 subunit.

In Situ Hybridization Localization of the GABAA Receptor β2S- and β2L-Subunit Transcripts Reveals Cell-Specific Splicing of Alternate Cassette Exons (1997)
Journal Article
Harvey, R., & Darlison, M. (1997). In Situ Hybridization Localization of the GABAA Receptor β2S- and β2L-Subunit Transcripts Reveals Cell-Specific Splicing of Alternate Cassette Exons. Neuroscience, 77(2), 361-369. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0306-4522%289

We have recently described two variants of the chicken {GABAA} receptor β2 subunit which arise by alternative splicing of the corresponding primary gene transcript. The long form of the β2 subunit (β2L) differs from the short form (β2S) by the insert... Read More about In Situ Hybridization Localization of the GABAA Receptor β2S- and β2L-Subunit Transcripts Reveals Cell-Specific Splicing of Alternate Cassette Exons.

Candidate gene study of eight GABAA receptor subunits in panic disorder (1997)
Journal Article
Darlison, M. G., Bailey, M., Johnson, K., Wang, Z., Crowe, R., Albrecht, B., …Zoega, T. (1997). Candidate gene study of eight GABAA receptor subunits in panic disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 154(8), 1096-1100. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.154.8

OBJECTIVE: gamma-Aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptor subunit genes are candidate genes for panic disorder. Benzodiazepine agonists acting at this receptor can suppress panic attacks, and both inverse agonists and antagonists can precipitate th... Read More about Candidate gene study of eight GABAA receptor subunits in panic disorder.

Chicken GABAA receptor β4 subunits form robust homomeric GABA-gated channels in Xenopus oocytes (1998)
Journal Article
Liu, S., Parent, L., Harvey, R. J., Darlison, M. G., & Eugene, J. M. B. (1998). Chicken GABAA receptor β4 subunits form robust homomeric GABA-gated channels in Xenopus oocytes. European Journal of Pharmacology, 354(2-3), 253-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/

Chicken {GABAA} receptor β4L and β4S subunits were expressed in Xenopus oocytes by cRNA injection. Oocytes expressing either β4 subunit alone or in combination with the chicken α1 subunit were studied using the two-electrode voltage-clamp technique.... Read More about Chicken GABAA receptor β4 subunits form robust homomeric GABA-gated channels in Xenopus oocytes.

Reliable and accurate sequencing of lambda, cosmid and P1 DNAs using modified dye terminator reaction parameters (1998)
Journal Article
Harvey, R. J., Harder, S., & Darlison, M. G. (1998). Reliable and accurate sequencing of lambda, cosmid and P1 DNAs using modified dye terminator reaction parameters. Technical tips online, 3(1), 150-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1366-2120%2808%2970126-0

Many laboratories still find the direct sequencing of large DNA templates (i.e. lambda, cosmid and bacteriophage P1 clones) problematic. To date, only limited amounts of sequence information, which in many cases is of poor quality, can be generated f... Read More about Reliable and accurate sequencing of lambda, cosmid and P1 DNAs using modified dye terminator reaction parameters.

Multiple genes for neuropeptides and their receptors: co-evolution and physiology (1999)
Journal Article
Darlison, M. G., & Richter, D. (1999). Multiple genes for neuropeptides and their receptors: co-evolution and physiology. Trends in Neurosciences, 22(2), 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-2236%2898%2901333-2

It is now well established that neuropeptide receptors, which are present throughout the {CNS} and in peripheral tissues, frequently exist in a variety of different forms (called subtypes), each of which is encoded by a distinct gene. With the recent... Read More about Multiple genes for neuropeptides and their receptors: co-evolution and physiology.

Genetic linkage and radiation hybrid mapping of the three human GABAC receptor ρ subunit genes: GABRR1, GABRR2 and GABRR3 (1999)
Journal Article
Bailey, M. E., Albrecht, B. E., Johnson, K. J., & Darlison, M. G. (1999). Genetic linkage and radiation hybrid mapping of the three human GABAC receptor ρ subunit genes: GABRR1, GABRR2 and GABRR3. BBA - Gene Structure and Expression, 1447(2-3), 307-312.

{GABAC} receptors mediate rapid inhibitory neurotransmission in retina. We have mapped, in detail, the human genes which encode the three polypeptides that comprise this receptor: ρ1 (GABRR1), ρ2 (GABRR2) and ρ3 (GABRR3). We show that {GABRR1} and {G... Read More about Genetic linkage and radiation hybrid mapping of the three human GABAC receptor ρ subunit genes: GABRR1, GABRR2 and GABRR3.

Cloning and functional pharmacology of two corticotropin-releasing factor receptors from a teleost fish (2001)
Journal Article
Pohl, S., Darlison, M. G., Clarke, W., Lederis, K., & Richter, D. (2001). Cloning and functional pharmacology of two corticotropin-releasing factor receptors from a teleost fish. European Journal of Pharmacology, 430(2-3), 193-202. https://doi.org/10.1016

Although it is well established that fish possess corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and a CRF-like peptide, urotensin I, comparatively little is known about the pharmacology of their cognate receptors. Here we report the isolation and functional e... Read More about Cloning and functional pharmacology of two corticotropin-releasing factor receptors from a teleost fish.

The chicken immediate-early gene ZENK is expressed in the medio-rostral neostriatum/hyperstriatum ventrale, a brain region involved in acoustic imprinting, and is up-regulated after exposure to an auditory stimulus (2004)
Journal Article
Thode, C., Bock, J., Braun, K., & Darlison, M. (2005). The chicken immediate-early gene ZENK is expressed in the medio-rostral neostriatum/hyperstriatum ventrale, a brain region involved in acoustic imprinting, and is up-regulated after exposure to an aud

The immediate-early gene zenk (an acronym for the avian orthologue of the mammalian genes zif-268, egr-1, ngfi-a and krox-24) has been extensively employed, in studies on oscine birds, as a marker of neuronal activity to reveal forebrain structures t... Read More about The chicken immediate-early gene ZENK is expressed in the medio-rostral neostriatum/hyperstriatum ventrale, a brain region involved in acoustic imprinting, and is up-regulated after exposure to an auditory stimulus.

Early socio-emotional experience induces expression of the immediate-early gene Arc/arg3.1 (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein/activity-regulated gene) in learning-relevant brain regions of the newborn chick (2005)
Journal Article
Bock, J., Thode, C., Hannemann, O., Braun, K., & Darlison, M. (2005). Early socio-emotional experience induces expression of the immediate-early gene Arc/arg3.1 (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein/activity-regulated gene) in learning-relev

We have cloned a full-length complementary {DNA} from the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), which encodes a polypeptide that exhibits ∼75% identity to the product of the mammalian gene Arc (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein), also... Read More about Early socio-emotional experience induces expression of the immediate-early gene Arc/arg3.1 (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein/activity-regulated gene) in learning-relevant brain regions of the newborn chick.