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Exploring just-in-time teaching 3D development as a tool for enhancing knowledge and understanding. (2013)
Journal Article
MCFADYEN, M.C.E. and WATSON, E.W. 2013. Exploring just-in-time teaching 3D development as a tool for enhancing knowledge and understanding. Pharmacy [online], 1(2), 269-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy1020269

The integumentary system (skin) is the first line of defence in the body and part of the innate immune system. Within first-year modules on Pharmaceutical Biology and Integrative Physiology in the Masters of Pharmacy degree at Robert Gordon Universit... Read More about Exploring just-in-time teaching 3D development as a tool for enhancing knowledge and understanding..

Novel polyelectrolyte complexes for oral insulin delivery. (2013)
Thesis
IBIE, C.O. 2013. Novel polyelectrolyte complexes for oral insulin delivery. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Oral delivery of insulin used for the management of Type 1 diabetes could be referred to as one of the major long-term goals of diabetes research. However, the bioavailability of orally-administrered insulin is significantly compromised by enzymatic... Read More about Novel polyelectrolyte complexes for oral insulin delivery..

Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. (2013)
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PALLIVALAPILA, A.R., STEWART, D., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B. and MCLAY, J. S. 2013. Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine [online], 2013, Article ID 205639. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/205639

To undertake a systematic review of the recent (2008“2013) primary literature, describing views and experiences of CAM use during pregnancy by women and healthcare professionals. Method. Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literatu... Read More about Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences..

A continuous flow packed bed photocatalytic reactor for the destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin utilising pelletised TiO2. (2013)
Journal Article
PESTANA, C.J., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., EDWARDS, C., WILHELM, W., MCKENZIE, C. and LAWTON, L.A. 2014. A continuous flow packed bed photocatalytic reactor for the destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin utilising pelletised TiO2. Chemical engineering journal [online], 235, pages 293-298. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.09.041

Taste and odour compounds, especially geosmin (GSM) and 2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB), cause major problems in both drinking water and aquaculture industries world-wide. Aquaculture in particular has experienced significant financial losses due to the a... Read More about A continuous flow packed bed photocatalytic reactor for the destruction of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin utilising pelletised TiO2..

Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery. (2013)
Journal Article
BARNETT, C. M., LEES, M. R., CURTIS, A. D. M., KONG THOO LIN, P., CHENG, W. P. and HOSKINS, C. 2013. Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery. Pharmaceutical nanotechnology [online], 1(3), pages 224-238. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2174/22117385113019990002

Polymeric micelles have received considerable interest for their use as drug delivery vehicles for hydrophobic drug solubilisation. Inorganic metallic nanoparticles have already been exploited clinically in diagnostics for their contrast ability, usi... Read More about Poly(allylamine) magnetomicelles for image guided drug delivery..

Fate of drugs during wastewater treatment. (2013)
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PETRIE, B., MCADAM, E.J., SCRIMSHAW, M.D., LESTER, J.N. and CARTMELL, E. 2013. Fate of drugs during wastewater treatment. Trends in analytical chemistry [online], 49, pages 145-159. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2013.05.007

Recent trends in the determination of pharmaceutical drugs in wastewaters focus on the development of rapid multi-residue methods. This review addresses recent analytical trends in drug determination in environmental matrices used to facilitate fate... Read More about Fate of drugs during wastewater treatment..

Freshwater bacterial diversity, functions and stability. (2013)
Thesis
GIARAMIDA, L. 2013. Freshwater bacterial diversity, functions and stability. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Biodiversity is declining worldwide with detrimental effects on ecosystems functions and services that it sustains. The relationship between biodiversity and freshwater purification remains unclear. Freshwater purification is of paramount importance... Read More about Freshwater bacterial diversity, functions and stability..

Investigation of the production and isolation of bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria. (2013)
Thesis
HAMEED, S. 2013. Investigation of the production and isolation of bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Due to heavy nutrient load and adverse climate change the occurrence of toxic cyanobacterial blooms have significantly increased during the last decades. Nodularia spumigena is one of the dominant toxic cyanobacteria which produces massive and inhere... Read More about Investigation of the production and isolation of bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria..

Combined effects of bioavailable organic contaminants in the aquatic environment. (2013)
Thesis
EMELOGU, E.S. 2013. Combined effects of bioavailable organic contaminants in the aquatic environment. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In contrast to conventional spot or bottle water sampling techniques, passive sampling has been shown to be a reliable and efficient method for monitoring the toxicologically-relevant, freely-dissolved (e.g. bioavaialable) concentrations of a wide ra... Read More about Combined effects of bioavailable organic contaminants in the aquatic environment..

Examination of the antibacterial activities of some semi-synthetic chalcone-derivatives alone and in combination with polymyxin B. (2013)
Thesis
MEDU, E.O. 2013. Examination of the antibacterial activities of some semi-synthetic chalcone-derivatives alone and in combination with polymyxin B. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Bacterial resistance is an increasing challenge across the world, which means that there is an urgent need for the rational development of antibacterial compounds that have either novel or multiple mechanisms of action. This study demonstrated that t... Read More about Examination of the antibacterial activities of some semi-synthetic chalcone-derivatives alone and in combination with polymyxin B..

Three salts from the reactions of cysteamine and cystamine with L-(+)-tartaric acid. (2013)
Journal Article
BENYLLES, A., CAIRNS, D., COX, P.J. and KAY, G. 2013. Three salts from the reactions of cysteamine and cystamine with L-(+)-tartaric acid. Acta crystallographica section C: crystal structure communications [online], 69(6), pages 658-664. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1107/S0108270113012377

Reaction between cyste­amine (systematic name: 2-amino­ethane­thiol, C2H7NS) and L-(+)-tartaric acid [systematic name: (2R,3R)-2,3-di­hydroxy­butane­dioic acid, C4H6O6] results in a mixture of cyste­amine tartrate(1-) monohydrate, C2H8NS+·C4H... Read More about Three salts from the reactions of cysteamine and cystamine with L-(+)-tartaric acid..

Investigation of novel methods to remove the cyanotoxin, Cylindrospermopsin, from drinking water. (2013)
Thesis
CHANDU, V.C.P 2013. Investigation of novel methods to remove the cyanotoxin, Cylindrospermopsin, from drinking water. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The widespread distribution of cyanobacteria and their toxic effects on humans has become a major concern for researchers. Cyanobacteria are a group of oxygenic phototrophic bacteria that exhibit an enormous diversity in shapes and arrangements and o... Read More about Investigation of novel methods to remove the cyanotoxin, Cylindrospermopsin, from drinking water..

Development and evaluation of a novel interprofessional learning activity addressing the management of phenylketonuria. (2013)
Journal Article
DONALD, H., MCFADYEN, M.C.E. and BOYLE, S.P. 2013. Development and evaluation of a novel interprofessional learning activity addressing the management of phenylketonuria. Creative education [online], 4(3), pages 189-193. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4236/ce.2013.43028

This new initiative across the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences at Robert Gordon University focuses around students from the Overseas Pharmacist's Assessment Programme (OSPAP), and third-year Nutrition and Dietetics students working in an interpr... Read More about Development and evaluation of a novel interprofessional learning activity addressing the management of phenylketonuria..