Monica Berry

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Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Commensal ocular bacteria degrade mucins
    M Berry
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1412-6. 2002
  2. pmc Dynamic molecular resolution imaging of preocular fluid impressions
    M Berry
    Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:1460-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of mucin adherence to contact lenses
    Monica Berry
    Mucin Research Group, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:567-72. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Mucins and ocular signs in symptomatic and asymptomatic contact lens wear
    Monica Berry
    University of Bristol, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Optom Vis Sci 85:E930-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Ocular injuries from household chemicals: early signs as predictors of recovery
    M Berry
    University of Bristol, Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    In Vitr Mol Toxicol 14:5-13. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Membrane-associated mucins in normal human conjunctiva
    M Berry
    University of Bristol, Mucin Research Group, Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:398-403. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The isolated MUC5AC gene product from human ocular mucin displays intramolecular conformational heterogeneity
    Andrew N Round
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
    Glycobiology 17:578-85. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Glycopolymer charge density determines conformation in human ocular mucin gene products: an atomic force microscope study
    Andrew N Round
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
    J Struct Biol 145:246-53. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional processing of ocular mucins
    Monica Berry
    Mucin Research Group, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Adv Exp Med Biol 506:283-8. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Contact lens materials, mucin fragmentation and relation to symptoms
    Monica Berry
    Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cornea 31:770-6. 2012

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Publications23

  1. pmc Commensal ocular bacteria degrade mucins
    M Berry
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1412-6. 2002
    ..The relation between mucin and commensal bacteria was assessed to determine whether commensals possess mucinolytic activity, how degradation depends on mucin integrity, and whether mucins affect bacterial replication...
  2. pmc Dynamic molecular resolution imaging of preocular fluid impressions
    M Berry
    Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:1460-6. 2004
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that interactions between gelled and newly inserted mucins are the key to this stability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of mucin adherence to contact lenses
    Monica Berry
    Mucin Research Group, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:567-72. 2003
    ..Contact lens wear alters the preocular fluid through factors that include tear deposits on the lens. In the current study, lens-adherent material was extracted to assess whether contact lenses sample mucins from the preocular fluid...
  4. doi request reprint Mucins and ocular signs in symptomatic and asymptomatic contact lens wear
    Monica Berry
    University of Bristol, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Optom Vis Sci 85:E930-8. 2008
    ..As the mucus layer is a protector of the ocular surface tissue, this study investigates whether any alterations of mucins are detectable comparing symptomatic and asymptomatic soft contact lens wearers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ocular injuries from household chemicals: early signs as predictors of recovery
    M Berry
    University of Bristol, Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    In Vitr Mol Toxicol 14:5-13. 2001
    ..An indication of injury is obtained clearly from IL6 levels in tears, and there is a hint that the pattern of IL1beta/IL10 might help discriminate between levels of severity. A larger study is needed to verify these results...
  6. ncbi request reprint Membrane-associated mucins in normal human conjunctiva
    M Berry
    University of Bristol, Mucin Research Group, Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:398-403. 2000
    ..To examine the presence of specific membrane-associated mucins in normal human conjunctiva...
  7. ncbi request reprint The isolated MUC5AC gene product from human ocular mucin displays intramolecular conformational heterogeneity
    Andrew N Round
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
    Glycobiology 17:578-85. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Glycopolymer charge density determines conformation in human ocular mucin gene products: an atomic force microscope study
    Andrew N Round
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
    J Struct Biol 145:246-53. 2004
    ..The AFM's ability to examine the composition of a predominantly single gene product population at the level of the single molecule allows the consequences of post-translational process heterogeneity to be examined at high resolution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional processing of ocular mucins
    Monica Berry
    Mucin Research Group, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Adv Exp Med Biol 506:283-8. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Contact lens materials, mucin fragmentation and relation to symptoms
    Monica Berry
    Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cornea 31:770-6. 2012
    ..In this study, we aimed to analyze mucin fragmentation on materials new to the ocular surface and investigate whether this correlates with wearing comfort...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular adsorption: early stage surface exploration
    Debra J Brayshaw
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
    Ultramicroscopy 100:145-51. 2004
    ..All subsequent recorded events, at increased dwell times up to 3s, revealed events at much reduced distances from the point of contact between the mucin functionalised-cantilever and the positively charged surface...
  12. pmc Atomic force microscopy of the submolecular architecture of hydrated ocular mucins
    T J McMaster
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TL, England
    Biophys J 77:533-41. 1999
    ..It is interpreted in terms of the varying glycosylation along the mucin and is consistent with the known size of oligosaccharides in ocular mucins. The dynamic images indicate the possibility of following mucin interactions in situ...
  13. pmc Human preocular mucins reflect changes in surface physiology
    M Berry
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:377-83. 2004
    ..Mucin function is associated with both peptide core and glycosylation characteristics. The authors assessed whether structural alterations occurring during mucin residence in the tear film reflect changes in ocular surface physiology...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exploring the molecular adhesion of ocular mucins
    M Berry
    Mucin Research Group, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS1 2LX, U K
    Biomacromolecules 2:498-503. 2001
    ..Tip-tethered mucins did not adhere to mucins deposited on mica. This phenomenon is analogous with the nonadherence of the mucin gels on lids and on cornea during blinking...
  15. pmc Heterogeneity and persistence length in human ocular mucins
    A N Round
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TL, United Kingdom
    Biophys J 83:1661-70. 2002
    ..The determined persistence length of the native mucin, 36 nm, is consistent with that of an extended, flexible polymer; such characteristics will influence the properties of the gels formed in vivo...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimisation of sample preparation methods for air imaging of ocular mucins by AFM
    Debra J Brayshaw
    H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL, UK
    Ultramicroscopy 97:289-96. 2003
    ..This shows the sensitive balance between HEPES and NiCl(2) required for successful imaging of the sub-molecular features of individual mucin molecules...
  17. ncbi request reprint Normal but not altered mucins activate neutrophils
    Marie Laure Rachel Aknin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, BS1 2LX, Bristol, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 318:545-51. 2004
    ..Differences in neutrophil activation after exposure to normal and pathological mucins highlight reciprocal influences at the interface between local and systemic immunity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conjunctiva organ and cell culture
    Monica Berry
    Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, UK
    Methods Mol Med 107:325-41. 2005
  19. doi request reprint Bacterial invasion of HT29-MTX-E12 monolayers: effects of human breast milk
    Tim Hall
    University of Bristol, School of Clinical Sciences, Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol, BS1 2LY, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 48:353-7; discussion 357-8. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Trefoil factor family peptides are increased in the saliva of children with mucositis
    Fran Verey
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:2051-5. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess any changes in the levels of trefoil peptides in oncology patients with and without mucositis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of mucins in human lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct
    Friedrich P Paulsen
    Institute of Anatomy, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1807-13. 2003
    ..Mucin expression and distribution in human efferent tear ducts were tested in the physiological state, and potential differences in the expression pattern were investigated in the presence of primary acquired dacryostenosis (PANDO)...
  22. pmc A novel bacterial mucinase, glycosulfatase, is associated with bacterial vaginosis
    Anthony M Roberton
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5504-8. 2005
    ..001, respectively). The results are consistent with the hypothesis that the consortium of bacteria present in BV requires the ability to break down mucins in order to colonize the vagina and replace the normal lactobacilli...
  23. ncbi request reprint Human lacrimal gland mucins
    Friedrich Paulsen
    Institute of Anatomy, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 316:167-77. 2004
    ..These results confirm that the human lacrimal gland synthesizes a spectrum of mucins; part of them might be correlated with age...