Anthony D Hall

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kent
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Primordial germ cell-mediated chimera technology produces viable pure-line Houbara bustard offspring: potential for repopulating an endangered species
    Ulrich Wernery
    Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    PLoS ONE 5:e15824. 2010
  2. pmc Genome wide analysis reveals single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with fatness and putative novel copy number variants in three pig breeds
    Katie E Fowler
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NH, UK
    BMC Genomics 14:784. 2013
  3. pmc Novel approach for deriving genome wide SNP analysis data from archived blood spots
    Katie E Fowler
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NZ, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:503. 2012
  4. pmc Interphase chromosome positioning in in vitro porcine cells and ex vivo porcine tissues
    Helen A Foster
    Laboratory of Genomic and Nuclear Health, Centre for Cell and Chromosome Biology, Division of Biosciences, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London UB8 3PH
    BMC Cell Biol 13:30. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Is the Y chromosome disappearing?--both sides of the argument
    Darren K Griffin
    University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Chromosome Res 20:35-45. 2012
  6. pmc The association between male infertility and sperm disomy: evidence for variation in disomy levels among individuals and a correlation between particular semen parameters and disomy of specific chromosome pairs
    Helen G Tempest
    Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:82. 2004
  7. pmc Evolution of the chicken Toll-like receptor gene family: a story of gene gain and gene loss
    Nicholas D Temperley
    Department of Genomics and Genetics, Roslin Institute Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:62. 2008
  8. pmc Gene duplication and fragmentation in the zebra finch major histocompatibility complex
    Christopher N Balakrishnan
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    BMC Biol 8:29. 2010
  9. pmc Whole genome comparative studies between chicken and turkey and their implications for avian genome evolution
    Darren K Griffin
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NJ, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:168. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the avian genome as revealed by comparative molecular cytogenetics
    D K Griffin
    University of Kent, Department of Biosciences, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 117:64-77. 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Primordial germ cell-mediated chimera technology produces viable pure-line Houbara bustard offspring: potential for repopulating an endangered species
    Ulrich Wernery
    Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    PLoS ONE 5:e15824. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of primordial germ cell-mediated chimera technology to produce viable Houbara bustard offspring...
  2. pmc Genome wide analysis reveals single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with fatness and putative novel copy number variants in three pig breeds
    Katie E Fowler
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NH, UK
    BMC Genomics 14:784. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Novel approach for deriving genome wide SNP analysis data from archived blood spots
    Katie E Fowler
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NZ, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:503. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Interphase chromosome positioning in in vitro porcine cells and ex vivo porcine tissues
    Helen A Foster
    Laboratory of Genomic and Nuclear Health, Centre for Cell and Chromosome Biology, Division of Biosciences, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London UB8 3PH
    BMC Cell Biol 13:30. 2012
    ..The pig is an important model organism both economically and as a closely related species to study human disease models. This is why great efforts have been made to accomplish the full genome sequence in the last decade...
  5. doi request reprint Is the Y chromosome disappearing?--both sides of the argument
    Darren K Griffin
    University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Chromosome Res 20:35-45. 2012
    ..The issue was put to the vote with an exact 50/50 split among the opinion of the audience; an interesting (though perhaps not entirely unexpected) skew however was noted in the sex ratio of those for and against the notion...
  6. pmc The association between male infertility and sperm disomy: evidence for variation in disomy levels among individuals and a correlation between particular semen parameters and disomy of specific chromosome pairs
    Helen G Tempest
    Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:82. 2004
    ..The relationship between individual semen parameters and segregation of specific chromosome pairs is however less well reported as is the variation of disomy levels in individual men...
  7. pmc Evolution of the chicken Toll-like receptor gene family: a story of gene gain and gene loss
    Nicholas D Temperley
    Department of Genomics and Genetics, Roslin Institute Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:62. 2008
    ..This study takes advantage of the recently sequenced chicken genome to determine the complete chicken TLR repertoire and place it in context of vertebrate genomic evolution...
  8. pmc Gene duplication and fragmentation in the zebra finch major histocompatibility complex
    Christopher N Balakrishnan
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    BMC Biol 8:29. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Whole genome comparative studies between chicken and turkey and their implications for avian genome evolution
    Darren K Griffin
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NJ, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:168. 2008
    ..No molecular study has yet examined conservation of avian microchromosomes, nor differences in copy number variants (CNVs) between birds...
  10. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the avian genome as revealed by comparative molecular cytogenetics
    D K Griffin
    University of Kent, Department of Biosciences, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 117:64-77. 2007
    ..We conclude by speculating as to the reasons for the strange behaviour of these chromosomes as well as the role of telomeres and nuclear organisation in avian evolution...
  11. ncbi request reprint The 15th International Chromosome Conference (ICCXV), 5-10 September 2004, Brunel University, UK (Meeting Report)
    Darren K Griffin
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NZ, UK
    Chromosoma 114:204-11. 2005
  12. pmc Comparative genomics in chicken and Pekin duck using FISH mapping and microarray analysis
    Benjamin M Skinner
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NJ, UK
    BMC Genomics 10:357. 2009
    ..Here, we extend this approach to the Pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos), an obvious target for comparative genomic studies due to its agricultural importance and resistance to avian flu...
  13. ncbi request reprint Practicable approaches to facilitate rapid and accurate molecular cytogenetic mapping in birds and mammals
    W B Morris
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 117:36-42. 2007
    ..Simple, practicable means often provide preferable solutions than complex alternatives (e.g. m-FISH) to the solution of scientific problems. Such is the case for the approaches described here...
  14. ncbi request reprint The cytogenetics of preimplantation human development: insights provided by traditional and novel techniques
    Helen G Tempest
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Chromosoma 114:295-9. 2005
    ..This review discusses the use of these techniques in assessing chromosome abnormalities in this, the earliest of human developmental stages. In addition, the prospects for the clinical use of CGH are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Nuclear organization in human sperm: preliminary evidence for altered sex chromosome centromere position in infertile males
    K A Finch
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Hum Reprod 23:1263-70. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that altered chromosome position in the sperm head is associated with male infertility...
  16. doi request reprint Array comparative genomic hybridisation on first polar bodies suggests that non-disjunction is not the predominant mechanism leading to aneuploidy in humans
    A S Gabriel
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NJ, UK
    J Med Genet 48:433-7. 2011
    ..An alternative model (precocious separation of sister chromatids) has thus been proposed, but recurring criticism of this model purports that technical issues may have led to interpretation errors...
  17. doi request reprint Multicolour interphase cytogenetics: 24 chromosome probes, 6 colours, 4 layers
    D Ioannou
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Giles Lane, CT2 7NJ, Canterbury, UK
    Mol Cell Probes 25:199-205. 2011
    ..Applications of this technique are in the investigation of chromosome copy number and the assessment of nuclear organisation for a range of different cell types including human sperm, cancer cells and preimplantation embryos...
  18. doi request reprint An appraisal of nuclear organisation in interphase embryonic fibroblasts of chicken, turkey and duck
    B M Skinner
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 126:156-64. 2009
    ..Observations were consistent with those seen in chicken (although, less well-defined in duck), providing preliminary evidence of conservation throughout evolution...
  19. doi request reprint Quantum dots as new-generation fluorochromes for FISH: an appraisal
    Dimitris Ioannou
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Chromosome Res 17:519-30. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc Copy number variation, chromosome rearrangement, and their association with recombination during avian evolution
    Martin Völker
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Genome Res 20:503-11. 2010
    ..The results thus provide support for the notion of recombination-based processes playing a major role in avian genome evolution...
  21. doi request reprint Nuclear organisation in totipotent human nuclei and its relationship to chromosomal abnormality
    Katie A Finch
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NJ, UK
    J Cell Sci 121:655-63. 2008
    ..Our results provide clues to the nature of totipotency in human cells and might have future applications for preimplantation diagnosis and nuclear transfer...
  22. doi request reprint Male fertility, chromosome abnormalities, and nuclear organization
    D Ioannou
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 133:269-79. 2011
    ..A small handful of studies have addressed this issue; however, to date it remains an exciting avenue for future research with possible implications for diagnosis and therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Is there a paternal age effect for aneuploidy?
    K G L Fonseka
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 133:280-91. 2011
    ..Array-based approaches may well supersede FISH in addressing the question of a paternal age effect; for now, however, the jury is still out...
  24. pmc Intrachromosomal rearrangements in avian genome evolution: evidence for regions prone to breakpoints
    B M Skinner
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 108:37-41. 2012
    ..This agrees with our previous hypothesis that mechanisms of genome evolution are driven by hotspots of non-allelic homologous recombination...
  25. ncbi request reprint Significant reduction of sperm disomy in six men: effect of traditional Chinese medicine?
    Helen G Tempest
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NJ, UK
    Asian J Androl 7:419-25. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that levels of sperm disomy fell significantly in six men treated by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)...
  26. pmc Molecular cytogenetic definition of the chicken genome: the first complete avian karyotype
    Julio S Masabanda
    Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
    Genetics 166:1367-73. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint A mapping and evolutionary study of porcine sex chromosome genes
    Claire R Quilter
    Human Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QP, UK
    Mamm Genome 13:588-94. 2002
    ..This suggests that the order of the X/Y homologous genes of the porcine X and Y Chrs may closely resemble the ancestral gene order of the eutherian sex chromosomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Non-random chromosome positioning in mammalian sperm nuclei, with migration of the sex chromosomes during late spermatogenesis
    Helen A Foster
    Laboratory of Nuclear and Genomic Health, Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Division of Biosciences, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
    J Cell Sci 118:1811-20. 2005
    ..This study reveals the temporal repositioning of chromosome territories in spermatogenesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint The molecular basis of chromosome orthologies and sex chromosomal differentiation in palaeognathous birds
    Chizuko Nishida-Umehara
    Laboratory of Animal Cytogenetics, Division of Genome Dynamics, Creative Research Initiative Sousei, Hokkaido University, North 10 West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0810, Japan
    Chromosome Res 15:721-34. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Computer simulations improve university instructional laboratories
    Nicola J Gibbons
    Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, School of Business and Management, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
    Cell Biol Educ 3:263-9. 2004
    ..In addition, they can offer significant benefits to teaching staff...
  31. doi request reprint Characterization of chromosome structures of Falconinae (Falconidae, Falconiformes, Aves) by chromosome painting and delineation of chromosome rearrangements during their differentiation
    Chizuko Nishida
    Hokkaido University, North 10 West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0810, Japan
    Chromosome Res 16:171-81. 2008
    ..These karyotypic features of Falconinae were relatively different from those of Accipitridae, indicating that the drastic chromosome rearrangements occurred independently in the lineages of Accipitridae and Falconinae...
  32. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of infertility
    Kavita Shah
    Cell and Chromosome Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
    Reproduction 126:13-25. 2003
    ..This article reviews current research in the genetic basis of infertility; gender-specific disorders and those affecting both sexes are considered...
  33. ncbi request reprint Generation of chromosome paints: approach for increasing specificity and intensity of signals
    Julio S Masabanda
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
    Biotechniques 34:530-2, 534, 536. 2003
    ..Biotinylated DNA fragments captured on streptavidin-coated paramagnetic beads are eluted and amplified by PCR using a single primer complementary to the linker arm...
  34. pmc Coordinated transcriptional regulation patterns associated with infertility phenotypes in men
    Peter J I Ellis
    Mammalian Molecular Genetics Group, University of Cambridge Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Rd, Cambridge, UK
    J Med Genet 44:498-508. 2007
    ..Here we present the results of an initial screen of 33 patients with differing spermatogenic phenotypes...