Recent publications from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

A selection of recent publications from members of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

In each of the past four years (2011-15), Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members have published more than 400 papers each year.

For this month's hot-off-the-press publications please see below

Wordle of the month - taken from the publication titles !

New notifications from PubMed - March 2017 


  1. Baillie JK1, Arner E2, Daub C2, De Hoon M2, Itoh M2, Kawaji H2, Lassmann T2, Carninci P2 et al. Analysis of the human monocyte-derived macrophage transcriptome and response to lipopolysaccharide provides new insights into genetic aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease. PLoS Genet. 2017 Mar 6;13(3):e1006641. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006641. eCollection 2017.
  2. Bradford BM1, Reizis B2, Mabbott NA3. Oral prion disease pathogenesis is impeded in the specific absence of CXCR5-expressing dendritic cells. J Virol. 2017 Mar 8. pii: JVI.00124-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00124-17. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Colegrave N1, Ruxton GD2. Statistical model specification and power: recommendations on the use of test-qualified pooling in analysis of experimental data. Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Mar 29;284(1851). pii: 20161850. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1850.
  4. Cossic BG1,2, Adjahoutonon B2, Gloaguen P3, Dibanganga GL4, Maganga G4,5, Leroy P6,7, MacLeod ET1, Picozzi K8. Trypanosomiasis challenge estimation using the diminazene aceturate (Berenil) index in Zebu in Gabon. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2017 Mar;49(3):619-624. doi: 10.1007/s11250-017-1239-2. Epub 2017 Feb 14.
  5. Ducrotoy MJ1, Revie CW2, Shaw AP1,3, Musa UB4, Bertu WJ5, Gusi AM5, Ocholi RA5, Majekodunmi AO1, Welburn SC1. Wealth, household heterogeneity and livelihood diversification of Fulani pastoralists in the Kachia Grazing Reserve, northern Nigeria, during a period of social transition. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 3;12(3):e0172866. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172866. eCollection 2017.
  6. El Tawil S1, Chohan G1, Mackenzie J1, Rowe A2, Weller B2, Will RG1, Knight R1. Isolated language impairment as the primary presentation of sporadic Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease. Acta Neurol Scand. 2017 Mar;135(3):316-323. doi: 10.1111/ane.12600. Epub 2016 Apr 12.
  7. Greaves E1, Horne AW1, Jerina H2, Mikolajczak M2, Hilferty L1, Mitchell R2, Fleetwood-Walker SM2, Saunders PT3. EP2 receptor antagonism reduces peripheral and central hyperalgesia in a preclinical mouse model of endometriosis. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 10;7:44169. doi: 10.1038/srep44169.
  8. Heath SE1, Knox K2, Vale PF3, Collins S4. Virus Resistance Is Not Costly in a Marine Alga Evolving under Multiple Environmental Stressors. Viruses. 2017 Mar 8;9(3). pii: E39. doi: 10.3390/v9030039.
  9. Mateescu B1, Kowal EJ2, van Balkom BW3, Bartel S4, Bhattacharyya SN5, Buzás EI6, Buck AH7 et al. Obstacles and opportunities in the functional analysis of extracellular vesicle RNA - an ISEV position paper. J Extracell Vesicles. 2017 Mar 7;6(1):1286095. doi: 10.1080/20013078.2017.1286095. eCollection 2017.
  10. McHugh MP1, Wu AH2, Chevaliez S3, Pawlotsky JM3, Hallin M4, Templeton KE5. Multicentre Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert® Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Viral Load Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Mar 8. pii: JCM.02460-16. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02460-16. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. McNeilly TN1. Global food security via efficient livestock production: targeting poor animal husbandry. Vet Rec. 2017 Mar 18;180(11):276-277. doi: 10.1136/vr.j1236.
  12. Mehrotra R1, Renganaath K2, Kanodia H2, Loake GJ3, Mehrotra S2. Towards combinatorial transcriptional engineering. Biotechnol Adv. 2017 May - Jun;35(3):390-405. doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2017.03.006. Epub 2017 Mar 11.
  13. Neely AH1, Nading AM2. Global health from the outside: The promise of place-based research. Health Place. 2017 Mar 9;45:55-63. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.03.001. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Paulsson J1, El Karoui M1,2, Lindell M3, Hughes D3. The processive kinetics of gene conversion in bacteria. Mol Microbiol. 2017 Mar 3. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13661. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Raphaka K1, Matika O2, Sánchez-Molano E2, Mrode R3, Coffey MP3, Riggio V2, Glass EJ2, Woolliams JA2, Bishop SC2, Banos G2,3. Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle. BMC Genet. 2017 Mar 23;18(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12863-017-0493-7.
  16. Rico E1, Ivens A1, Glover L2, Horn D2, Matthews KR1. Genome-wide RNAi selection identifies a regulator of transmission stage-enriched gene families and cell-type differentiation in Trypanosoma brucei. PLoS Pathog. 2017 Mar 23;13(3):e1006279. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006279. eCollection 2017.
  17. Rodriguez-Broadbent H1, Law PJ1, Sud A1, Palin K2,3, Tuupanen S2,3, Gylfe A2,3 et al. Mendelian randomisation implicates hyperlipidaemia as a risk factor for colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2017 Mar 24. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30709. [Epub ahead of print]
  18. Rückerl D1,2, Campbell SM1, Duncan S1, Sutherland TE1,2, Jenkins SJ3, Hewitson JP4, Barr TA5, Jackson-Jones LH1,6, Maizels RM1, Allen JE1,2. Macrophage origin limits functional plasticity in helminth-bacterial co-infection. PLoS Pathog. 2017 Mar 23;13(3):e1006233. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006233. eCollection 2017.
  19. Russell AC1,2, Šimurina M3, Garcia MT1, Novokmet M4, Wang Y5, Rudan I6, Campbell H6, Lauc G1,7,4, Thomas MG2, Wang W1,5. The N-glycosylation of immunoglobulin G as a novel biomarker of Parkinson's disease. Glycobiology. 2017 Mar 17:1-10. doi: 10.1093/glycob/cwx022. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Sargison ND1, Ivil SA1, Abraham J2, Abubaker SP3, Hopker AM1, Mazeri S1, Otter IA4, Otter N5. Investigation of productivity in a south Indian Malabari goat herd shows opportunities for planned animal health management to improve food security. Vet Rec. 2017 Mar 18;180(11):278. doi: 10.1136/vr.103801. Epub 2017 Jan 24.
  21. Vaughan-Shaw PG1, O'Sullivan F2, Farrington SM1, Theodoratou E1,3, Campbell H1,3, Dunlop MG1, Zgaga L2. The impact of vitamin D pathway genetic variation and circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D on cancer outcome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Cancer. 2017 Apr 11;116(8):1092-1110. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2017.44. Epub 2017 Mar 16.
  22. Welburn SC1, Coleman PG2, Zinsstag J3.Rabies Control: Could Innovative Financing Break the Deadlock? Front Vet Sci. 2017 Mar 9;4:32. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00032. eCollection 2017.
  23. Xiao CT1,2, Luo Z3, Lv SL4, Opriessnig T5,6, Li RC3, Yu XL7. Identification and characterization of multiple porcine astrovirus genotypes in Hunan province, China.Arch Virol. 2017 Apr;162(4):943-952. doi: 10.1007/s00705-016-3185-0. Epub 2016 Dec 18.

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