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    • The dairy biorefinery: Integrating treatment processes for cheese whey valorisation 

      Asunis, Fabiano; De Gioannis, Giorgia; Dessì, Paolo; Isipato, Marco; Lens, Piet N.L.; Muntoni, Aldo; Polettini, Alessandra; Pomi, Raffaella; Rossi, Andreina; Spiga, Daniela (Elsevier, 2020-08-28)
      With an estimated worldwide production of 190 billion kg per year, and due to its high organic load, cheese whey represents a huge opportunity for bioenergy and biochemicals production. Several physical, chemical and ...
    • A damage mechanics approach to modeling failure in Greywacke rock 

      Pogacnik, Justin; McNamara, David D.; O’Sullivan, Mike; O’Sullivan, John (New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 2014)
      Fracture networks within greywacke basement rocks often control fluid flow in geothermal reservoirs in New Zealand. Thermal, hydrological, chemical, and mechanical processes affect the evolution of these fracture networks. ...
    • Damaged beyond repair? Characterising the damage zone of a fault late in its interseismic cycle, the Alpine Fault, New Zealand 

      Williams, Jack N.; Toy, Virginia G.; Massiot, Cécile; McNamara, David D.; Wang, Ting (Elsevier, 2016-07-25)
      X-ray computed tomography (CT) scans of drill-core, recovered from the first phase of the Deep Fault Drilling Project (DFDP-1) through New Zealand's Alpine Fault, provide an excellent opportunity to study the damage zone ...
    • A decade to study deep-sea life. 

      Howell, Kerry L.; Hilário, Ana; Allcock, A. Louise; Bailey, David; Baker, Maria; Clark, Malcolm R.; Colaço, Ana; Copley, Jon; Cordes, Erik E.; Danovaro, Roberto; Dissanayake, Awantha; Escobar, Elva; Esquete, Patricia; Gallagher, Austin J.; Gates, Andrew R.; Gaudron, Sylvie M.; German, Christopher R.; Gjerde, Kristina M.; Higgs, Nicholas D.; Le Bris, Nadine; Levin, Lisa A.; Manea, Elisabetta; McClain, Craig; Menot, Lenaick; Mestre, Nelia C.; Metaxas, Anna; Milligan, Rosanna; Muthumbi, Agnes W. N.; Ramalho, Sofia P.; Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Robson, Laura M.; Rogers, Alex D.; Sellanes, Javier; Sigwart, Julia D.; Sink, Kerry; Snelgrove, Paul V. R.; Stefanoudis, Paris V.; Sumida, Paulo Y; Taylor, Michelle L.; Thurber, Andrew R.; Vieira, Rui; Watanabe, Hiromi K.; Woodall, Lucy C.; Xavier, Joana R.; Narayanaswamy, Bhavani E. (Nature Research, 2020-11-25)
      The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development presents an exceptional opportunity to effect positive change in ocean use. We outline what is required of the deep-sea research community to achieve ...
    • Determination of survival of wildtype and mutant Escherichia coli in soil 

      Somorin, Yinka; O'Byrne, Conor (Bio-protocol, 2017-07-20)
      E. coli resides in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and other warm-blooded animals but recent studies have shown that E. coli can persist and grow in various external environments including soil. The general stress ...
    • Determination of the number of RAD51 molecules in different human cell lines 

      Foertsch, Franziska; Kache, Tom; Drube, Sebastian; Biskup, Christoph; Nasheuer, Heinz-Peter; Melle, Christian (Taylor & Francis, 2019-11-15)
      Knowledge about precise numbers of specific molecules is necessary for understanding and verification of biological pathways. The RAD51 protein is central in the repair of DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) by homologous ...
    • Development of an ethogram for hutch-housed dairy calves and determination of factors influencing their behaviour 

      Ugwu, Nnenna; Love, Emma; Murrell, Jo; Whay, Helen; Knowles, Toby; Hockenhull, Jo (Elsevier, 2020-11-18)
      The objectives of this study were to investigate the behaviour of hutch-housed dairy calves, develop an ethogram of general behaviour, and determine whether housing calves in different hutches, day, gender and time of day ...
    • Discussion between a reservoir engineer and a geologist: permeability identification from completion test data and borehole image logs integration 

      Massiot, Cécile; McLean, K.; McNamara, David D.; Sepulveda, F.; Milicich, Sarah D. (39th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 2017-11-22)
      The location of permeable zones, and preliminary quantification of a geothermal well’s production or injection capacity are routinely interpreted from well pressure, temperature, and flow measurements made at different ...
    • Ecological variation in response to mass-flowering oilseed rape and surrounding landscape composition by members of a cryptic bumblebee complex 

      Stanley, Dara A.; Knight, Mairi E.; Stout, Jane C. (Public Library of Science, 2013-06-19)
      The Bombus sensu stricto species complex is a widespread group of cryptic bumblebee species which are important pollinators of many crops and wild plants. These cryptic species have, until now, largely been grouped together ...
    • Effect of sulfate on low-temperature anaerobic digestion 

      Madden, Pádhraig; Al-Raei, Abdul M.; Enright, Anne M.; Chinalia, Fabio A.; de Beer, Dirk; O'Flaherty, Vincent; Collins, Gavin (Frontiers Media, 2014-07-24)
      The effect of sulfate addition on the stability of, and microbial community behavior in, low-temperature anaerobic expanded granular sludge bed-based bioreactors was investigated at 15 degrees C. Efficient bioreactor ...
    • Eight rules for improving the quality of papers on the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria isolated from aquatic animals 

      Smith, Peter (Inter-Research Science Publisher, 2020-04-30)
      The methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria, although relatively simple, are not robust. As a consequence, if the data generated in such tests are to be commensu- rate, all susceptibility tests must ...
    • Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) in the SEM: applications to microstructures in minerals and rocks and recent technological advancements 

      Mariani, Elisabetta; Prior, D. J.; McNamara, David D.; Pearce, M.A.; Seaton, N.; Seward, G.; Tatham, D.; Wheeler, J. (Sociedad Española de la Mineralogía, 2008-09-16)
      Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) is based on the principle that a beam of electrons generated in the scanning electron microscope (SEM) is the source of randomly scattered electrons in a specimen. The backscattered ...
    • An energy-driven geologist 

      McNamara, David D. (The New Zealand Association of Scientists, 2013)
      [No abstract available]
    • Engineering recombinant antibodies for polymer biofunctionalization 

      Hortigüela, María J.; Lucie Aumailley, Lucie; Srivastava, Akshay; Cunningham, Clare; Anandakumar, Soshee; Robin, Sylvain; Pandit, Abhay; Hu, Xuejun; Wall, Gerard (Wiley, 2015-08-18)
      The attachment of recognition elements such as antibody fragments to polymeric substrates can be used to mediate cell- or protein-specific interactions. In this work, single-chain Fv (scFv) antibody fragments were isolated ...
    • Evolution and diversity of plant cell walls: from algae to flowering plants 

      Popper, Zoë A.; Gurvan, Michel; Hervé, Cécile; Domozych, David S.; Willats, William G.T.; Tuohy, Maria G.; Kloareg, Bernard; Stengel, Dagmar B. (Annual Reviews, 2011-02-22)
      All photosynthetic multicellular Eukaryotes, including land plants and algae, have cells that are surrounded by a dynamic, complex, carbohydrate-rich cell wall. The cell wall exerts considerable biological and biomechanical ...
    • Examination of oestrus-dependent alterations of bovine cervico-vaginal mucus glycosylation for potential as optimum fertilisation indicators 

      Le Berre, Marie; Gerlach, Jared Q.; Loughrey, Catherine; Creavin, Aileen; Pluta, Katarzyna; Gallagher, Mary; Carrington, Stephen D.; Joshi, Lokesh; Kilcoyne, Michelle (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021-03-09)
      Oestrus is the period in the sexual cycle of female mammals during which ovulation occurs, where they become most receptive to mating and are most fertile. Efficient detection of oestrus is a key component in successful ...
    • Excess of rare novel loss-of-function variants in synaptic genes in schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders 

      Kenny, Elaine M.; Cormican, Paul; Furlong, Sarah; Heron, Eleisa; Kenny, Graham; Fahey, Ciara; Kelleher, Eric; Ennis, Sean; Tropea, Daniela; Anney, Richard; Corvin, Aiden P.; Donohoe, Gary; Gallagher, Louise; Gill, Michael; Morris, Derek W. (Springer Nature, 2013-10-15)
      Schizophrenia (SZ) and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are complex neurodevelopmental disorders that may share an underlying pathology suggested by shared genetic risk variants. We sequenced the exonic regions of 215 genes ...
    • Expansions of CAG·CTG repeats in immortalized human astrocytes. 

      Lahue, Robert S. (Oxford University Press, 2007)
      Expansions of trinucleotide repeats (TNRs) are the genetic cause for a number of neurodegenerative disorders. In some of these diseases, ongoing somatic expansions in the brain are thought to contribute to disease progression. ...
    • Exploring structure and stress from depth to surface in the Wairakei Geothermal Field, New Zealand 

      McNamara, David D.; Bannister, Stephen; Villamor, Pilar; Sepúlveda, Fabian; Milicich, Sarah D.; Alcaraz, Samantha; Massiot, Cécile (International Geothermal Association, 2016-02-22)
      Structures such as fractures and faults have an important role as fluid flow pathways in geothermal fields, as the reservoir rocks hosting geothermal resources can often have little to no intrinsic permeability. As such, ...
    • Fabrics produced mimetically during static metamorphism in retrogressed eclogites from the Zermatt-Saas zone, Western Italian Alps 

      McNamara, David D.; Wheeler, J.; Pearce, M.; Prior, D.J. (Elsevier, 2012-09-12)
      Lattice preferred orientations (LPOs) are commonly interpreted to form by dislocation creep. Consequently they are used to infer deformation at the metamorphic grade at which the minerals were stable, especially if those ...