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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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2017
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7 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
24 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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19 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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39 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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2014
15 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.

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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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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.

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Cytotoxicity of isolated compounds from the extracts of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze asteraceae

Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V., Odukoya, OA., Ukpo, GE., Seidel, V., Gray, A. & Waigh, R., Oct 2011, In : Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences. 24, 4, p. 475-478 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Ktze Asteraceae.

Kasim, L. S., Ferro, V. A., Odkoya, O. A., Ukpo, G. E., Seidel, V., Gray, A. I. & Waigh, R., 18 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 5, 6, p. 862-867 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive component vaccine developments for contraceptive and non-contraceptive uses

Ferro, V. A. & Garside, D. A., Sep 2011, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents. 21, 9, p. 1473-1482 10 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Adjuvants: an essential component of neisseria vaccines

Acevedo, R., Romeu, B., del Campo, J., Gonzales, E., Balbao, J., Zayas, C., Cuello, M., Cabrera, O. & Ferro, V. A., 2009, In : VacciMonitor. 18, 2, p. 93-96 4 p.

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Adjuvant strategies required for targeting mucosal tissues

Ferro, V. A. & Pérez, O., 31 Dec 2009, In : Methods. 49, 4, p. 299-300 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Delivery systems: a vaccine strategy for overcoming mucosal tolerance?

Ferro, V. A., Mann, J. F. S., Acevedo, R., del Campo, J. & Pere, O., Jan 2009, In : Expert Review of Vaccines. 8, 1, p. 103-112 9 p.

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50 Citations (Scopus)
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12 Citations (Scopus)

Translational modifications to improve vaccine efficacy in an oral influenza vaccine

Bennett, E., Mullen, A. B. & Ferro, V. A., Dec 2009, In : Methods. 49, 4, p. 322-327 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Immunisation with a plasmid DNA vaccine encoding gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH-I) and T-helper epitopes in saline suppresses rodent fertility

Khan, M. A. H., Ogita, K., Ferro, V. A., Kumasawa, K., Tsutsui, T. & Kimura, T., 4 Mar 2008, In : Vaccine. 26, 10, p. 1365-1374 10 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Effect of immunisation against gonadotropin releasing hormone isoforms (mammalian GnRH-I, chicken gnRH-II and lamprey gnRH-III) on murine spermatogenesis

Khan, M. A. H., Prevost, M., Waterston, M. M., Harvey, M. J. & Ferro, V. A., 1 Mar 2007, In : Vaccine. 25, 11, p. 2051-2063 13 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Immunisation of male mice with a plasmid DNA vaccine encoding gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH-I) and t-helper epitopes suppresses fertility in vivo

Khan, M. A. H., Ferro, V. A., Koyama, M., Kinugasa, Y., Song, M., Ogita, K., Murata, Y. & Kimura, T., 4 May 2007, In : Vaccine. 25, 18, p. 3544-3553 10 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Natural product research: the challenges facing the modern researcher

Ferro, V. A. & Gray, A., 2007, In : Methods. 42, 4, p. 313-314 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Screening methods used to determine the anti-microbial properties of aloe vera inner gel

Ferro, V. A., Habeeb, F., Shakir, E., Bradbury, F., Cameron, P., Taravati, M., Gray, A. & Drummond, A. J., 2007, In : Methods. 42, 4, p. 315-320 6 p.

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89 Citations (Scopus)

The inner gel component of aloe vera suppresses bacterial-induced pro-inflammatory cytokines from human immune cells

Ferro, V. A., Habeeb, F., Stables, G., Bradbury, F., nong, S., Cameron, P. & Plevin, R. J., 2007, In : Methods. 42, 4, p. 388-393 6 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Evaluation of two GnRH-I based vaccine formulations on the testes function of entire suffolk cross ram lambs

Earl, E. R., Waterston, M. M., Aughey, E., Harvey, M. J., Matschke, C., Colston, A. & Ferro, V. A., 12 Apr 2006, In : Vaccine. 24, 16, p. 3172-3183 12 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Mucosal immunisation: successful approaches to targeting different tissues

Ferro, V. A. & Carter, K. C., 2006, In : Methods. 38, 2, p. 61-64 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)