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    • Self-regulation, behaviours and learning among children: An evaluation of the Journey to the Island of Calm programme in Australia 

      Cartmel, J; Udah, H; San Gil, O; Prause, A (Children Australia, 2019)
      In this article, an evaluation of the Journey to the Island of Calm programme in three sites in Queensland is presented. The evaluation examines the change in children’s sense of agency and capacity to manage their social ...
    • Inhibition of Diverse DsbA Enzymes in Multi-DsbA Encoding Pathogens 

      Totsika, Makrina; Vagenas, Dimitrios; Paxman, Jason J; Wang, Geqing; Dhouib, Rabeb; Sharma, Pooja; Martin, Jennifer L; Scanlon, Martin J; Heras, Begona (Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 2018)
      Aims: DsbA catalyzes disulfide bond formation in secreted and outer membrane proteins in bacteria. In pathogens, DsbA is a major facilitator of virulence constituting a target for antivirulence antimicrobial development. ...
    • Ceramide Synthase 6: Comparative Analysis, Phylogeny and Evolution 

      Holmes, Roger S; Barron, Keri A; Krupenko, Natalia (Biomolecules, 2018)
      Ceramide synthase 6 (CerS6, also known as LASS6) is one of the six members of ceramide synthase gene family in humans. Comparisons of CerS6 amino acid sequences and structures as well as of CerS6 gene structures/locations ...
    • Patient-Derived Stem Cell Models in SPAST HSP: Disease Modelling and Drug Discovery 

      Wali, Gautam; Sue, Carolyn M; Mackay-Sim, Alan (Brain Sciences, 2018)
      Hereditary spastic paraplegia is an inherited, progressive paralysis of the lower limbs first described by Adolph Strümpell in 1883 with a further detailed description of the disease by Maurice Lorrain in 1888. Today, more ...
    • Scaling biodiversity responses to hydrological regimes 

      Rolls, Robert J; Heino, Jani; Ryder, Darren S; Chessman, Bruce C; Growns, Ivor O; Thompson, Ross M; Gido, Keith B (Biological Reviews, 2018)
      Of all ecosystems, freshwaters support the most dynamic and highly concentrated biodiversity on Earth. These attributes of freshwater biodiversity along with increasing demand for water mean that these systems serve as ...
    • A Ring-Distortion Strategy from Marine Natural Product Ilimaquinone Leads to Quorum Sensing Modulators 

      Evanno, Laurent; Lachkar, David; Lamali, Assia; Boufridi, Asmaa; Seon-Meniel, Blandine; Tintillier, Florent; Saulnier, Denis; Denis, Stephanie; Genta-Jouve, Gregory; Jullian, Jean-Christophe; Leblanc, Karine; Beniddir, Mehdi A; Petek, Sylvain; Debitus, Cecile; Poupon, Erwan (European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2018)
      We report herein a ring‐distortion strategy applied to marine natural substances ilimaquinone and 5‐epi‐ilimaquinone. A chemically diverse library of molecules was synthesised that included rearrangements of the sesquiterpene ...
    • Design interventions to repair migrants’ mental well-being: The ‘Culture in Mind’ healing space 

      Kalantidou, Eleni (Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, 2018)
      The intention of this article is to present the transformation of a space that houses a migrant-oriented community service with a focus on mental health and well-being (Culture in Mind) into an inviting milieu, which fosters ...
    • Reconstruction of a Signal from the Real Part of Its Discrete Fourier Transform 

      So, Stephen; Paliwal, Kuldip K (IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2018)
      In this tutorial, we present a procedure for reconstructing a complex-valued, discrete-time signal from only partial Fourier transform (FT) information, more specifically, the real part of its discrete FT (RDFT). By applying ...
    • Colony formation in the cyanobacterium Microcystis 

      Xiao, Man; Li, Ming; Reynolds, Colin S (Biological Reviews, 2018)
      Morphological evolution from a unicellular to multicellular state provides greater opportunities for organisms to attain larger and more complex living forms. As the most common freshwater cyanobacterial genus, Microcystis ...
    • Survive and Thrive: Field Research in Authoritarian Southeast Asia 

      Morgenbesser, Lee; Weiss, Meredith L (Asian Studies Review, 2018)
      The literature on field research methods has focused almost exclusively on the strategies available to scholars working in democracies. By comparison, there has been scant guidance for those working in authoritarian regimes. ...
    • Employability and Labour Under-utilization in Non-Metropolitan Labour Markets 

      Baum, Scott; Bill, Anthea; Mitchell, William F (Regional Studies, 2009)
      This paper addresses labour under-utilization and considers the factors that are associated with under-utilization risk of individuals embedded in diverse non-metropolitan labour market regions. Taking survey and census ...
    • Virtual geographic environments for water pollution control 

      Rink, Karsten; Chen, Cui; Bilke, Lars; Liao, Zhenliang; Rinke, Karsten; Frassl, Marieke; Yue, Tianxiang; Kolditz, Olaf (International Journal of Digital Earth, 2018)
      Due to extensive water pollution in Chinese rivers and lakes, large efforts have to be made to improve the quality of drinking water and manage the sewage water treatment process. We propose a general workflow for integrating ...
    • Ants are the major agents of resource removal from tropical rainforests 

      Griffiths, Hannah M; Ashton, Louise A; Walker, Alice E; Hasan, Fevziye; Evans, Theodore A; Eggleton, Paul; Parr, Catherine L (Journal of Animal Ecology, 2018)
      1. Ants are diverse and abundant, especially in tropical ecosystems. They are often cited as the agents of key ecological processes, but their precise contributions compared with other organisms have rarely been quantified. ...
    • Doxorubicin resistance in breast cancer cells is mediated by extracellular matrix proteins 

      Lovitt, CJ; Shelper, TB; Avery, VM (BMC Cancer, 2018)
      Background: Cancer cell resistance to therapeutics can result from acquired or de novo-mediated factors. Here, we have utilised advanced breast cancer cell culture models to elucidate de novo doxorubicin resistance ...
    • Modelling of flow around hexagonal and textured cyiinaers 

      Karampour, Hassan; Wu, Zhuolin; Lefebure, Julien; Jeng, Dong-Sheng; Etemad-Shahidi, Amir; Simpson, Benjamin (Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering and Computational Mechanics, 2018)
      The flow regime around a hexagonal polygon with low Reynolds numbers Re < 200 is numerically investigated in two different orientations namely face- and corner oriented. The basic flow characteristics, including drag ...
    • Outstanding Challenges in the Transferability of Ecological Models 

      Yates, Katherine L; Bouchet, Phil J; Caley, M Julian; Mengersen, Kerrie; Randin, Christophe F; Parnell, Stephen; Fielding, Alan H; Bamford, Andrew J; Ban, Stephen; Marcia Barbosa, A; Dormann, Carsten F; Elith, Jane; Embling, Clare B; Ervin, Gary N; Fisher, Rebecca; Gould, Susan; et al. (Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 2018)
      Predictive models are central to many scientific disciplines and vital for informing management in a rapidly changing world. However, limited understanding of the accuracy and precision of models transferred to novel ...
    • Key factors that influence task allocation in global software development 

      Mahmood, Sajjad; Anwer, Sajid; Niazi, Mahmood; Alshayeb, Mohammad; Richardson, Ita (Information and Software Technology, 2017)
      Context: Planning and managing task allocation in Global Software Development (GSD) projects is both critical and challenging. To date, a number of models that support task allocation have been proposed, including cost ...
    • Implementing a clozapine supply service in Australian community pharmacies: barriers and facilitators 

      Wilson, Bethany; McMillan, Sara S; Wheeler, Amanda J (Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, 2019)
      Background: Clozapine is the most effective antipsychotic for treatment-resistant schizophrenia, although serious adverse effects such as agranulocytosis and cardiomyopathy limit its use. In July 2015, Australian regulations ...
    • Turning microplastics into nanoplastics through digestive fragmentation by Antarctic krill 

      Dawson, Amanda L; Kawaguchi, So; King, Catherine K; Townsend, Kathy A; King, Robert; Huston, Wilhelmina M; Nash, Susan M Bengtson (Nature Communications, 2018)
      Microplastics (plastics <5 mm diameter) are at the forefront of current environmental pollution research, however, little is known about the degradation of microplastics through ingestion. Here, by exposing Antarctic krill ...
    • Design and Clinical Verification of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Diagnostic Technology for Individual Cancer Risk Prediction 

      Koo, Kevin M; Wang, Jing; Richards, Renee S; Farrell, Aine; Yaxley, John W; Samaratunga, Hema; Teloken, Patrick E; Roberts, Matthew J; Coughlin, Geoffrey D; Lavin, Martin F; Mainwaring, Paul N; Wang, Yuling; Gardiner, Robert A; Trau, Matt (ACS Nano, 2018)
      The use of emerging nanotechnologies, such as plasmonic nanoparticles in diagnostic applications, potentially offers opportunities to revolutionize disease management and patient healthcare. Despite worldwide research ...