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2019

Hibiscus acid from hibiscus sabdariffa (malvaceae) has a vasorelaxant effect on the rat aorta

Zheoat, A. M., Gray, A. I., Igoli, J. O., Ferro, V. A. & Drummond, R. M., 30 Apr 2019, In : Fitoterapia. 134, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Metabolomic profiling of the immune stimulatory effect of eicosenoids on PMA-differentiated THP-1 cells

Alqarni, A. M., Dissanayake, T., Nelson, D. J., Parkinson, J. A., Dufton, M. J., Ferro, V. A. & Watson, D. G., 9 Oct 2019, In : Vaccines. 7, 4, 26 p., 142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Microfluidic manufacturing of different niosomes nanoparticles for curcumin encapsulation: physical characteristics, encapsulation efficacy, and drug release

Obeid, M. A., Khadra, I., Albaloushi, A., Mullin, M., Alyamani, H. & Ferro, V. A., 6 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Propolis exerts an anti-inflammatory effect on PMA-differentiated THP-1 cells via inhibition of purine nucleoside phosphorylase

Alqarni, A. M., Niwasabutra, K., Sahlan, M., Fearnley, H., Fearnley, J., Ferro, V. A. & Watson, D. G., 16 Apr 2019, In : Metabolites. 9, 4, 21 p., 75.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Effect of melittin on metabolomic profile and cytokine production in PMA-differentiated THP-1 cells

Alqarni, A. M., Ferro, V. A., Parkinson, J. A., Dufton, M. J. & Watson, D. G., 13 Oct 2018, In : Vaccines. 6, 4, 21 p., 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of bactericidal activity of monoclonal antibodies obtained from Neisseria meningitidis

Madariaga, S., Cedré, B., García, M., González, E., Ferro, V. & Acevedo, R., 15 Nov 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases: Open Access. 2, 3, 4 p., 115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Exosomes: fighting cancer with cancer

Alyamani, H., Obeid, M. A., Tate, R. J. & Ferro, V. A., 7 Dec 2018, In : Therapeutic Delivery. 10, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Methods of sterilization and contraception in mammals

Ferro, V. A., Sliwowska, J. H., Al-Qaraghuli, M. & Alsaadi, M., 30 Jul 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Skinner, M. K. (ed.). Second Edition ed. Amsterdam, Vol. 6. p. 802-811 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Rationalising drug delivery using nanoparticles: a combined simulation and immunology study of GnRH adsorbed to silica nanoparticles

Connell, D. J., Gebril, A., Khan, M. A. H., Patwardhan, S. V., Kubiak-Ossowska, K., Ferro, V. A. & Mulheran, P. A., 20 Nov 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 11 p., 17115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Towards a characterisation of the wild legume bitter vetch (Lathyrus linifolius L. (Reichard) Bässler): heteromorphic seed germination, root nodule structure and N-fixing rhizobial symbionts

Jacovo, E. D., Valentine, T. A., Maluk, M., Toorop, P., Lopez del Egido, L., Frachon, N., Kenicer, G., Park, L., Goff, M., Ferro, V. A., Bonomi, C., James, E. K. & Iannetta, P. P. M., 18 Aug 2018, In : Plant Biology. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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7 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Control of malaria by bio-therapeutics and drug delivery systems

Al Qaraghuli, M. M., Obeid, M. A., Aldulaimi, O. & Ferro, V. A., 5 Sep 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Medical Microbiology & Diagnosis.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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35 Downloads (Pure)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Delivering natural products and biotherapeutics to improve drug efficacy

Obeid, M. A., Al Qaraghuli, M. M., Alsaadi, M., Alzahrani, A. R., Niwasabutra, K. & Ferro, V. A., 1 Nov 2017, In : Therapeutic Delivery. 8, 11, p. 947–956 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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10 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)
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12 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Metabolomic profiling of the synergistic effects of melittin in combination with cisplatin on ovarian cancer cells

Alonezi, S., Tusiimire, J., Wallace, J., Dufton, M. J., Parkinson, J. A., Young, L. C., Clements, C. J., Park, J-K., Jeon, J-W., Ferro, V. A. & Watson, D. G., 14 Apr 2017, In : Metabolites. 7, 14, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)
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19 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Where traditional drug discovery meets modern technology in the quest for new drugs

Al Qaraghuli, M. M., Alzahrani, A. R., Niwasabutra, K., Obeid, M. A. & Ferro, V. A., 4 Jun 2017, In : Annals of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics. 2, 11, p. 1-5 5 p., 1061.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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2016

Brain changing tubers: gene expression changes following mediaeval tuber consumption

Woods, N., Gebril, A., Simpson, A., Iannetta, P., Kenicer, G., Tate, R. J., Pickard, B., Gray, A. I. & Ferro, V. A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Planta Medica. 81, S 01, p. S1-S381

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Chemical and antimicrobial profiling of propolis from different regions within Libya

Siheri, W., Zhang, T., Ebiloma, G. U., Biddau, M., Woods, N., Hussain, M. Y., Clements, C. J., Fearnley, J., Edrada Ebel, R., Paget, T., Müller, S., Carter, K. C., Ferro, V. A., De Koning, H. P. & Watson, D. G., 19 May 2016, In : PLOS One. 11, 5, 16 p., e0155355.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
86 Downloads (Pure)

Current trends in research, development and production of prophylactic vaccines: Report of Vaccipharma 2015 Congress

Acevedo, R., Landys, M., García-Rivera, D., Fernandez, S., Alvarez, N., Ferro, VA., Pagliusi, S. & Holst, J., 25 Oct 2016, In : SOJ Immunology. 4, 2, 13 p., 00151.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Effect of bee venom and its fractions on the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines in PMA-differentiated U937 cells co-stimulated with LPS

Tusiimire, J., Wallace, J., Woods, N., Dufton, M. J., Parkinson, J. A., Abbott, G., Clements, C. J., Young, L., Park, J. K., Jeon, J. W., Ferro, V. A. & Watson, D. G., 19 Apr 2016, In : Vaccines. 4, 2, 15 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of crude extracts from mushrooms on different cancer cell lines

Niwasabutra, K., Igoli, J. O., Young, L., Gray, A. I. & Ferro, V. A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Planta Medica. 81, S 01, p. S1-S381

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Metabolomic profiling of the effects of melittin on cisplatin resistant and cisplatin sensitive ovarian cancer cells using mass spectrometry and biolog microarray technology

Alonezi, S., Tusiimire, J., Wallace, J., Dufton, M. J., Parkinson, J. A., Young, L. C., Clements, C. J., Park, J. K., Jeon, J. W., Ferro, V. A. & Watson, D. G., 13 Oct 2016, In : Metabolites. 6, 4, 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Natural vaccine adjuvants and immunopotentiators derived from plants, fungi, marine organisms, and insects

Woods, N., Niwasabutra, K., Acevedo, R., Igoli, J., Altwaijry, N. A., Tusiimire, J., Gray, A. I., Watson, D. G. & Ferro, V. A., 10 Nov 2016, Immunopotentiators in Modern Vaccines. Schijns, V. E. J. C. & O'Hagan, D. T. (eds.). 2nd ed. London, p. 211-230 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)

Phytochemical and biological investigation of Calliandra surinamensis as a potential treatment for diabetes

Alzahrani, A., Abbott, G., Young, L. C., Igoli, J., Gray, A. I. & Ferro, V. A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Planta Medica. 81, S 01, p. S1-S381

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

2015

A new ceramide along with eight known compounds from the roots of Artemisia incisa pamp

Mamoon-Ur-Rashid, Alamzeb, M., Ali, S., Khan, A. A., Igoli, J. O., Ferro, V. A., Gray, A. I. & Khan, M. R., 30 Sep 2015, In : Records of Natural Products. 9, 3, p. 297-304 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
40 Downloads (Pure)

Choice and design of adjuvants for parenteral and mucosal vaccines

Savelkoul, H. F. J., Ferro, V. A., Strioga, M. M. & Schjins, V. E. J. C., 5 Mar 2015, In : Vaccines. 3, 1, p. 148-171 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

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39 Citations (Scopus)
143 Downloads (Pure)
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39 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

Immunization of Female Mice with a Plasmid DNA Vaccine Coding EightRepeats of Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone (Gnrh-I) and Eight T-HelperEpitopes Suppress Fertility In Vivo

Rima, U., Kimura, T., Gebril, A. M., Islam, M., Bari, A., Ferro, V. & Khan, M., 26 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination. 6, 3, 7 p., 1000282.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Vaccines Against Non-Infectious, Non-Cancer Novel Targets

Garside, D. A., Acevedo, R., Alsaadi, M., Nimmo, N., Gebril, A. M., Lamprou, D., Mullen, A. & Ferro, V., 5 Jan 2015, Novel Approaches and Strategies for Biologics, Vaccines and Cancer Therapies. Singh, M. & Salnikova, M. (eds.). 1st ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014
15 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial outer membrane vesicles and vaccine applications

Acevedo, R., Fernandez, S., Zayas, C., Acosta, A., Sarmiento, M. E., Ferro, V., Rosenqvist, E., Campa, C., Cardoso, D., Garcia, L. & Perez, J. L., 2014, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 5, 121, 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

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90 Citations (Scopus)
345 Downloads (Pure)

Fertility control in wildlife: review of current status, including novel and future technologies

Garside, D., Gebril, A., Alsaadi, M. & Ferro, V. A., 5 Aug 2014, Reproductive Biology and Integrated Conservation Science: Progress and Prospects. Holt, W. V., Brown, J. L. & Comizzoli, P. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 467-488 22 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 753).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Phytochemical and antitrypanosomal investigation of the fractions and compounds isolated from Artemesia elegantissima

Rashid, M-U., Ali, S., Alamzeb, M., Igoli, J., Clements, C., Shah, SQ., Ferro, V., Gray, A. & Khan, M. R., 2014, In : Pharmaceutical Biology. 52, 8, p. 983-987 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Antidiabetic and antimicrobial activities of fractions and compounds isolated from Berberis brevissima Jafri and Berberis parkeriana Schneid

Ali, S., Igoli, J., Clements, C., Semaan, D., Almazeb, M., Rashid, M-U., Shah, S. Q., Ferro, V., Gray, A. & Khan, M. R., 2013, In : Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology. 8, 3, p. 336-342 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)

An update on the potential for male contraception: emerging options

Garside, D. A., Gebril, A. M., Alsaadi, M., Nimmo, N., Mullen, A. & Ferro, V., 11 Apr 2013, In : Open Access Journal of Contraception. 2013, 4, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Evaluation of immunocastration conjugates based on GnRH linked to carrier molecules in a male rodent model

Seghatoleslam, A., Ferro, V., Mansourian, M., Kargar, M., Hosseini, M. H., Manavian, M., Gebril, A. M., Mostavi-Pour, Z. & Namavari, M., Feb 2013, In : Comparative Clinical Pathology. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Immune adjuvant effect of V. cholerae O1 derived Proteoliposome coadministered by intranasal route with Vi polysaccharide from Salmonella Typhi

Acevedo, R., Callico, A., Arunguren, Y., Zayas, C., Valdes, Y., Perez, O., Ferro, V. & Perez, J. L., 25 Feb 2013, In : BMC Immunology. 14, Supplement 1, S10.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

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3 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Second international congress on immunopharmacology: delivery systems and current strategies for drug design

Acevedo, R., Landys, M., Acosta, A., Bercovier, H., Norazmi, M. N., Ferro, V. & Sarmiento, M. E., 25 Feb 2013, In : BMC Immunology. 14, Supplement 1, 2 p., S1.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

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The inhibitory effect of Haloxylon salicornicum on contraction of the mouse uterus

Saleem, N. H., Ferro, V. A., Simpson, A. M., Igoli, J., Gray, A. I. & Drummond, R. M., 23 Sep 2013, In : Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013, 10 p., 714075.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)
2012

An update on developments in female hormonal contraception

Garside, D. A., Gebril, A. M., Nimmo, N., Alsaadi, M., Mullen, A. & Ferro, V., 2012, In : Current Womens Health Reviews. 8, 4, p. 276-288 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cochleates derived from Vibrio cholerae O1 proteoliposomes: The impact of structure transformation on mucosal immunisation

Acevedo, R., Perez, O., Zayas, C., Perez, J. L., Callico, A., Cedre, B., Garcia, L., McKee, D., Mullen, A. & Ferro, V., 12 Oct 2012, In : PLOS One. 7, 10, 8 p., e46461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

In vitro study of protein release from AFCo1 and implications in mucosal immunisation

Acevedo, R., Romeu, B., Zayas, C., Gonzalez, E., Lastre, M., del Campo, J., Mullen, A., Ferro, V. & Perez, O., 2012, In : VacciMonitor. 21, 2, 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Methanol immersion reduces spherical aberration of water dipping lenses at long wavelengths used in multi-photon laser scanning microscopy

Norris, G., Gebril, A. M., Ferro, V. & McConnell, G., 21 Nov 2012, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 3, 12, p. 3314-3324 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Optimizing efficacy of mucosal vaccines

Gebril, A. M., Alsaadi, M., Acevedo, R., Mullen, A. & Ferro, V., Sep 2012, In : Expert Review of Vaccines. 11, 9, p. 1139-1155 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Adjuvants and vaccine delivery systems

Ferro, V., 2011, Novel Approaches to Vaccine Research. Hefferon, K. L. (ed.). p. 199-222 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Antimicrobial agents from the leaf of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze, Asteraceae.

Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V., Odkoya, O. A., Drummond, A., Ukpo, G. E., Seidel, V., Gray, A. & Waigh, R., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 3, 1, p. 13-17 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle