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sFRPs as a novel modulator of diastolic heart failure Oct 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2021
Following a heart attack, or because of persistently high blood pressure the heart is damaged and has to work harder to circulate blood around the body. This condition is known as heart failure. In the UK alone, 500,000 people have heart failure re... Read More

Processes for screening Streptomyces sp. Jan 5, 2016 - Jan 4, 2019
To initiate exploitation of the NCIMB Culture Collection by developing knowledge and processes for screening Streptomyces sp. for novel natural commercial products and the development of new product lines

Defining the emerging roles of GPR55 Oct 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2022
The G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) superfamily play crucial roles in cell communication. Given their involvement in neurological disorders, inflammatory and metabolic diseases, diabetes and cardiac dysfunction they represent the largest and most s... Read More

Rapid Analysis Method for Cyanobacterial Toxins Mar 1, 2018 - Feb 29, 2020
Develop a rapid multi-toxin liquid chromatography method for monitoring of cyanobacterial toxins in potable water in the semi arid region of North East Brazil where most drinking water is sourced from surface reservoirs. Water quality in the region i... Read More

Safe Water for Sri Lanka Jan 31, 2019 - Jan 30, 2022
Freshwater is usually available in Sri Lanka, however around 50% of the country depends on single-household dug wells. Despite preconceptions that there is a low risk of contamination in well water, we have recently found the presence of cyanobacteri... Read More