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Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a potential biomarker of breast cancer in at risk individuals

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Dewar, E. L. Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a potential biomarker of breast cancer in at risk individuals. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9835
The identification of a blood-based diagnostic biomarker for breast cancer (BC) would be particularly beneficial to those at increased risk of developing BC and could result i...

Development of a method for the detection of GHB and other drugs using a handheld Raman Spectroscopy device

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O'Connor, L. Development of a method for the detection of GHB and other drugs using a handheld Raman Spectroscopy device. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5260
The main piece of legislation which addresses illicit drugs in the UK is the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. The Act was designed to prevent the use of drugs which are 'capable of h...

Inhibition of lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation by nippostrongylus brasiliensis larvae and excretory-secretory products (es)

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Zhao, M. Inhibition of lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation by nippostrongylus brasiliensis larvae and excretory-secretory products (es)
(Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2549
Nippostrongylus brasiliensis is a rodent intestinal nematode with an important pulmonary migrating stage. Previous studies have observed a lack of TNF-α production and minimal...

Investigating the frequency of senescent T lymphocytes with ageing, exercise and obesity

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Cosgrove, C. Investigating the frequency of senescent T lymphocytes with ageing, exercise and obesity. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2491
Cellular senescence is a state of permanent cell cycle arrest in which a cell is unable to further divide in response to normal growth stimuli. Telomere shortening, believed ...

Identification and characterisation of an Old Yellow Enzyme (OYE) - NamA from Listeria monocytogenes

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Bamaga, M. A. Identification and characterisation of an Old Yellow Enzyme (OYE) - NamA from Listeria monocytogenes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9831
The food-borne pathogene Listeria monocytogenes has been considered a significant threat to human health worldwide. It mainly infects individuals suffering insuffecint immunit...

The binding ability of alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a mechanism of resistance to methadone.

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Behan, J. L. The binding ability of alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a mechanism of resistance to methadone. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4446
Dependence on heroin and other opioids represents a considerable problem worldwide. There is a continual need to improve therapy and/ or find more efficacious alternatives if...

Quantum Dots: An investigation into how differing surface characteristics affect their interaction with macrophages in vitro

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Clift, M. J. D. Quantum Dots: An investigation into how differing surface characteristics affect their interaction with macrophages in vitro. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2557
Quantum dots (QDs) are potentially advantageous tools for both diagnostics and therapeutics due to their light emitting characteristics. The impact of QDs on biological system...

Characterisation of class II and III fructose bisphosphatases in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824

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Almohaish, A. A. Characterisation of class II and III fructose bisphosphatases in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5692
In low GC Gram-positive bacteria, the phenomenon of carbon catabolite repression is dependent on a metabolite-activated bifunctional protein kinase/phosphorylase. In Clostridi...

Biochemistry of topoisomerase inhibtion and cellular mechanisms of anthraquinone-amino acid conjugates in vitro.

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Pettersson, S. Biochemistry of topoisomerase inhibtion and cellular mechanisms of anthraquinone-amino acid conjugates in vitro. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4160