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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (MSc students marked in bold)

  • Guner, J., Jones, C., Kashir, J., Turner, K. and Coward, K. (2010). Fertile prospects for human embryology training. Biologist 57(2):69–76.
  • Biswas Shivare, S., Lada, I., Kashir, J., Jones C., Griffiths, T., Turner, K. and Coward, K. (2011). Applications of light microscopy in clinical embryology: illuminating the way for human fertility treatment. Microscopy and Analysis 144:9-13.
  • Kashir, J., Heynen, A., Jones, C., Durrans, C., Craig, J., Gadea, J., Turner K., Parrington, J. and Coward, K (2011). Quantitative immunofluorescent analysis indicates that cryopreservation and density gradient washing have differential effects upon levels of the oocyte activation factor, phospholipase C zeta, in human sperm. Reproductive Biomedicine Online 23(2):263-267.
  • Kashir, J., Jones, C., Lee, H.C., Rietdorf, K., Nikiforaki, D., Ruas, M., Tee, S.T., Heindryckx, B., Galione, A., De Sutter, P., Fissore, R.A., Parrington, J. and Coward, K. (2011). Loss of activity mutations in the oocyte activation factor, phospholipase C zeta (PLCζ) eliminate the calcium oscillatory ability of human recombinant protein in mammalian cells and oocytes. Human Reproduction 26 (12):3372-87.
  • Ajduk.A., Ilozue, T., Windsor,S., Yu, Y., Seres, K.B., Bomphrey, R.J., Tom, B.D., Swann,K., Thomas, A., Graham, C. and  Zernicka-Goetz, M. (2011). Rhythmic actomyosin-driven contractions induced by sperm entry predict mammalian embryo viability. Nature Communications 2:417.
  • Collett,G.P., Goh, X.-F., Linton, E.A., Redman, C.W.G. and Sargent, I. (2012). RhoE is regulated by cyclic AMP and promotes fusion of human BeWo choriocarcinoma cells. PLoS ONE 7 (1): e30453.
  • Kashir J., Sermondade, N., Sifer, C., Oo, S.L., Jones, C., Mounce, G., Turner, G., Child, T., McVeigh, E. and Coward, K. (2012). Motile sperm organelle morphology evaluation (MSOME) selected globozoospermic sperm with an acrosomal bud exhibits novel patters and higher levels of phospholiphase C zeta (PLCz). Human Reproduction 27(11):3150-3160.
  • Yelumaai, S., Kashir, J., Jones, C., Bagheri, H., Oo, S.L., McLaren, L. and Coward, K. (2012). Clinician-induced (iatrogenic) damage incurred during human infertility treatment: Detrimental effects of sperm-selection methods and cryopreservation upon the viability, DNA integrity, and function of human sperm. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction 69-75.
  • Amdani, S.N., Jones, C., and Coward, K. (2013). Phospholipase C zeta (PLCz): Oocyte activation and clinical links to male factor infertility. Adv Biol Regul 53(3):292-308.
  • Gardiner, C., Ferreira ,Y.J., Dragovic, R.A., Redman, C.W. and Sargent, I.L. (2013). Extracellular vesicle sizing and enumeration by nanoparticle tracking analysis. J Extracell Vesicles doi: 10.3402/jev.v2i0.19671.
  • Ajduk, A., Biswas Shivhare, S. and Zernicka-Goetz, M. (2014).The basal position of nuclei is one pre-requisite for asymmetric cell divisions in the early mouse embryo. Dev Biol 392(2):133-40.
  • Barkalina, N., Jones, C. and Coward, K. (2014). Mesoporous silica nanoparticles: a potential targeted delivery vector for reproductive biology. Nanomedicine (Lond) 9(5):557-60.
  • Barkalina, N., Jones, C., Kashir, J., Coote, S., Huang, X., Morrison, R., Townley, H. and Coward, K. (2014). Effects of mesoporous silica nanoparticles upon mammalian sperm: development of a targeted delivery platform for investigating gametogenesis and early embryogenesis. Nanomedicine 10(4):859-70.
  • Barkalina, N., Charalambous, C., Jones, C. and Coward, K. (2014). Nanotechnology in reproductive medicine: emerging applications of nanomaterials. Nanomedicine 10(5):921-938.
  • Francis, S., Yelumalai, S., Jones, C. and Coward, K. (2014). Abberant protamination in sperm and consequential effects upon human fertility. Human Fertility 17(2):80-9.
  • Watanabe, T., Biggins, J.S., Tannan, N.B. and Srinivas, S. (2014). Limited predictive value of blastomere angle of division in trophectoderm and inner cell mass specification. Development 141(11):2279-88.
  • Ploutarchou, P., Melo, P., Day, A.J., Milner, C.M. and Williams, S.A. (2015). Molecular analysis of the cumulus matrix: insights from mice with O-glycan-deficient oocytes. Reproduction 149(5):533-43.
  • Grasa, P., Sheikh, S., Krzys, N., Millar, K., Janjua, S., Nawaggi, P. and Williams, S.A. (2016), Dysregulation of follicle development in a mouse model of premature ovarian insufficiency. Reproduction 152(5):591-601.
  • Tannetta, D., Masliukaite, I., Vatish. M., Redman, C and Sargent, I. (2016). Update of syncytiotrophoblast derived extracellular vesicles in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia. J Reprod Immunol doi: 10.1016/j.jri.2016.08.008.
  • Karim, J.N., Roberts, N.W., Salomon, L.J. and Papageorghiou, A.T. (2016). Systematic review of first trimester ultrasound screening in detecting fetal structural anomalies and factors affecting screening performance. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol doi: 10.1002/uog.17246.
  • Davidson, L.M., Barkalina, N., Yeste, M., Jones, C. and Coward, K. (2016). Development of a laser-activated mesoporous silica nano carrier delivery system for applications in molecular and genetic research. Journal of Biomedical Optics. In Press