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Effect of vacuum cooking process conditions on color, textural, microstructural and sensory properties of beef. (2020)
Journal Article
DEVSEREN, E., OKUT, D., KOÇ, M., KARATAŞ, H. and KAYMAK-ERTEKIN, F. 2020. Effect of vacuum cooking process conditions on color, textural, microstructural and sensory properties of beef. Akademik gida [online], 18(4), pages 347-356. Available from: https://doi.org/0.24323/akademik-gida.850826

In this study, the effect of vacuum cooking conditions (temperature and time) on the color, textural, microstructural and sensory quality of beef samples was investigated. In order to determine the optimum cooking temperature (60-90ºC) and time (80-1... Read More about Effect of vacuum cooking process conditions on color, textural, microstructural and sensory properties of beef..

A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. (2020)
Thesis
MCLEAN, A.P. 2020. A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care. Robert Gordon University, DPP thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358018

Pharmaceutical care describes a range of patient-focused activities delivered by pharmacists. The activities aim to optimise medicines use for patients and to reduce harm from adverse events with medicines. This study was conducted in an NHS Scotland... Read More about A theoretical exploration of hospital clinical pharmacists' perceptions, experiences and behavioural determinants in relation to provision of optimal and suboptimal pharmaceutical care..

Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? (2020)
Journal Article
CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., WAACK, J., TURNER, A.D., LEWIS, A.M., LAWTON, L.A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? Environmental pollution [online], 271, article ID 116400. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116400

Freshwater cyanobacteria produce highly toxic secondary metabolites, which can be transported downstream by rivers and waterways into the sea. Estuarine and coastal aquaculture sites exposed to toxic cyanobacteria raise concerns that shellfish may ac... Read More about Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels?.

Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. (2020)
Journal Article
POHL, F., GOUA, M., YATES, K., BERMANO, G., RUSSELL, W.R., MACIEL, P. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2021. Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. Journal of food biochemistry [online], 45(2), article e13592. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.13592

With increased longevity and subsequent rise in people with age-related neurodegenerative diseases, protection of neurons from oxidative stress damage has become an important field of study. For the first time, we highlight the neuroprotective proper... Read More about Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells..

A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter. (2020)
Journal Article
JIANG, C., WANG, S., WU, B., FERNANDEZ, C., XIONG, X. and COFFIE-KEN, J. 2021. A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter. Energy [online], 219, article ID 119603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.119603

The control strategy of electric vehicles mainly depends on the power battery state-of-charge estimation. One of the most important issues is the power lithium-ion battery state-of-charge (SOC) estimation. Compare with the extended Kalman filter algo... Read More about A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter..

Análise de dados categóricos de integridade celular de cianobactérias. (2020)
Journal Article
CLEMENTE, A., OLIVEIRA, S., MENEZES, I., CARLOTO, I. and CAPELO NETO, J. 2021. Análise de dados categóricos de integridade celular de cianobactérias. Revista DAE [online], 69(228), pages 205-224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.36659/dae.2021.015

The techniques used in cyanobacterial cell integrity/viability studies provide two outcomes: intact cells or not. These categorical and dichotomous values often make statistical analysis of the results difficult. In this context, the aim of this pape... Read More about Análise de dados categóricos de integridade celular de cianobactérias..

An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period. (2020)
Report
DOUGLAS, F., KENNEDY, C., TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., ADAMS, N., BUTLER-WARKE, A., KYDD, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2020. An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period. Edinburgh: Chief Scientist Office [online]. Available from: https://www.cso.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/COVrgu2002rpb.pdf

During the first COVID-19 pandemic wave in 2020, nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, allied health and social work professional students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) were encouraged to undertake extended, paid clinical placements, or enter professi... Read More about An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period..

An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period: supplementary report. (2020)
Report
DOUGLAS, F., KENNEDY, C., TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., ADAMS, N., BUTLER-WARKE, A., KYDD, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2020. An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period: supplementary report. Edinburgh: Chief Scientist Office [online]. Available from: https://www.cso.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/COVrgu2002supplementary.pdf

During the first COVID-19 pandemic wave in 2020, nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, allied health and social work professional students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) were encouraged to undertake extended, paid clinical placements, or enter professi... Read More about An investigation of health and social care students' and recent graduates' clinical placement and professional practice experiences and coping strategies during the Wave 1 COVID-19 pandemic period: supplementary report..

The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter. (2020)
Journal Article
FAN, Y., WANG, S., JIANG, C. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 16(1), article ID 151020. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2021.01.70

Accurate power state estimation plays an important role in the real-time working state monitoring and safety control of high energy lithium-ion batteries. To solve the difficulty and low accuracy problems in its real-time power state estimation under... Read More about The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter..

The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta. (2020)
Thesis
BUGEJA, S.J. 2020. The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357920

The application of a human factors approach to healthcare has been gaining traction ever since its first mention in the early 1960s. The need for this synergistic collaboration stems from the poor safety and quality outcomes that have been plaguing t... Read More about The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta..

Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. (2020)
Journal Article
KAMINSKI, A., EDWARDS, C., CHRAPUSTA-SREBRNY, E. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. Science of the total environment [online], 756, article ID 143590. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143590

Advanced oxidation processes, such as using titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalysis, are being developed to reduce or eliminate the toxicity of treated water. In this study, the removal of purified anatoxin-a (ANTX-a), live Dolichospermum flos-aquae c... Read More about Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide..

mTOR pathway in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NETs). (2020)
Journal Article
ZANINI, S., RENZI, S., GIOVINAZZO, F. and BERMANO, G. 2020. mTOR pathway in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NETs). Frontiers in endocrinology [online], 11, article ID 562505. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.562505

Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs) originate from neuroendocrine cells in the gastrointestinal tract. They are heterogeneous, and though initially considered rare tumors, the incidence of GEP-NENs has increased in the last few... Read More about mTOR pathway in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NETs)..

Theranostic approach for the protein corona of polysaccharide nanoparticles. (2020)
Journal Article
SKALICKOVA, S., HORKY, P., MLEJNKOVA, V., SKLADANDA, J., HOSNEDLOVA, B., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., FERNANDEZ, C. and KIZEK, R. 2021. Theranostic approach for the protein corona of polysaccharide nanoparticles. Chemical record [online], 21(1), pages 17-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.202000042

Polysaccharide nanoparticles are promising materials in the wide range of disciplines such as medicine, nutrition, food production, agriculture, material science and others. They excel- not only in their non-toxicity and biodegradability but also in... Read More about Theranostic approach for the protein corona of polysaccharide nanoparticles..

Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. (2020)
Journal Article
JIMENEZ, H.R., EDWARDS, J.E., SANDERSON, R., KINGSTON-SMITH, A.H., MCEWAN, N.R. and THEODOROU, M.K. 2020. Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis. Microorganisms [online], 8(11): unleashing the hidden potential of anaerobic fungi, article ID 1774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8111774

Anaerobic fungi in the gut of domesticated and wild mammalian herbivores play a key role in the host’s ability to utilize plant biomass. Due to their highly effective ability to enzymatically degrade lignocellulose, anaerobic fungi are biotechnologic... Read More about Cut-lengths of perennial ryegrass leaf-blades influences in vitro fermentation by the anaerobic fungus neocallimastix frontalis..

Characterisation of a novel thrombomodulin c.1487delC,p.(Pro496Argfs*10) variant and evaluation of therapeutic strategies to manage the rare bleeding phenotype. (2020)
Journal Article
MORROW, G.B., BEAVIS, J., HARPER, S., BIGNELL, P., LAFFAN, M.A. and CURRY, N. 2021. Characterisation of a novel thrombomodulin c.1487delC,p.(Pro496Argfs*10) variant and evaluation of therapeutic strategies to manage the rare bleeding phenotype. Thrombosis research [online], 197, pages 100-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2020.11.002

A novel variant in the thrombomodulin (TM) gene, c.1487delC,p.(Pro496Argfs*10), referred to as Pro496Argfs*10, was identified in a family with an unexplained bleeding disorder. The Pro496Argfs*10 variant results in loss of the transmembrane and intra... Read More about Characterisation of a novel thrombomodulin c.1487delC,p.(Pro496Argfs*10) variant and evaluation of therapeutic strategies to manage the rare bleeding phenotype..

A novel dual correction extended Kalman filtering algorithm for the state of charge real-time estimation of packing lithium-ion batteries. (2020)
Journal Article
SHI, H., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., FAN, Y. and CAO, W. 2020. A novel dual correction extended Kalman filtering algorithm for the state of charge real-time estimation of packing lithium-ion batteries. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 15(12), pages 12706-12723. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2020.12.52

This paper explores the state estimation method of lithium-ion battery pack through theoretical analysis and experimental research. Combining the advantages of the empirical models of various electrochemical models, a new type of composite electroche... Read More about A novel dual correction extended Kalman filtering algorithm for the state of charge real-time estimation of packing lithium-ion batteries..

Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants and trace metals in Scottish marine food webs and their relationship with trophic level and fatty acid signatures. (2020)
Thesis
MADGETT, A.S. 2020. Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants and trace metals in Scottish marine food webs and their relationship with trophic level and fatty acid signatures. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447150

There is a global programme of action in place for the protection of the marine environment to ensure our seas are clean and safe. One of the biggest threats to our oceans is man-made pollution and it is the responsibility of governments to conduct a... Read More about Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants and trace metals in Scottish marine food webs and their relationship with trophic level and fatty acid signatures..

A systematic review of pharmacists’ input in the screening, management and prevention of metabolic syndrome. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
AL ADAWI, R., STEWART, D., RYAN, C. and TONNA, A. 2020. A systematic review of pharmacists' input in the screening, management and prevention of metabolic syndrome. Presented at Qatar University Annual Research Forum and Exhibition 2020 (QUARFE 2020), 28 October 2020,Doha, Qatar. Hosted on Qspace [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.29117/quarfe.2020.0152

To critically appraise, synthesise, and present the available evidence on pharmacists' input to the screening, prevention and management of metabolic syndrome (MetS). The protocol was developed based on the 'Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic r... Read More about A systematic review of pharmacists’ input in the screening, management and prevention of metabolic syndrome..

Oxidative stress in the cyanobacterium microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7813: comparison of different analytical cell stress detection assays. (2020)
Journal Article
MENEZES, I., MAXWELL-MCQUEENEY, D., CAPELO-NETO, J., PESTANA, C.J., EDWARDS, C. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Oxidative stress in the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7813: comparison of different analytical cell stress detection assays. Chemosphere [online], 269, article ID 128766. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128766

Cyanobacterial blooms are observed when high cell densities occur and are often dangerous to human and animal health due to the presence of cyanotoxins. Conventional drinking water treatment technology struggles to efficiently remove cyanobacterial c... Read More about Oxidative stress in the cyanobacterium microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7813: comparison of different analytical cell stress detection assays..

Study of the effect of paracetamol binded in polymeric nanoparticles on dafnia magna. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
HAVELKOVA, B., SEHNAL, K., BANAS, D., KEPINSKA, M., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., STANKOVA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., BEKLOVA, M. and KIZEK, R. 2020. Study of the effect of paracetamol binded in polymeric nanoparticles on dafnia magna. In Proceedings of 12th Nanomaterials international conference (NANOCON 2020): research and application, 21-23 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd [online], pages 318-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.37904/nanocon.2020.3747

Drugs are important xenobiotics in the environment. Their use increases with the growth of the human population, but also in agricultural primary production. Paracetamol (PAR) is a widely used analgesic and antipyretic and its production is still gro... Read More about Study of the effect of paracetamol binded in polymeric nanoparticles on dafnia magna..