University of Tasmania

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Organization: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. doi Analogies in science and science teaching
    Simon Brown
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Adv Physiol Educ 34:167-9. 2010
  2. ncbi Eye movement and visual motion perception in schizophrenia I: Apparent motion evoked smooth pursuit eye movement reveals a hidden dysfunction in smooth pursuit eye movement in schizophrenia
    W L Slaghuis
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 182:399-413. 2007
  3. ncbi Development of children's assent documents using a child-centred approach
    Karen Ford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Child Health Care 11:19-28. 2007
  4. ncbi Potential for endothelin-1-mediated impairment of contractile activity in hypertension
    Cathryn M Kolka
    Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 34:217-22. 2007
  5. ncbi Oxidative stress and lipid-derived inflammatory mediators during acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis
    David W Reid
    Cardio Respiratory Research Group, University of Tasmania Medical School, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Respirology 12:63-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Effect of suspension media on nonthermal inactivation of Escherichia coli
    O J McQuestin
    Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence, School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 43:523-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Epitheliocystis in fish
    B F Nowak
    School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    J Fish Dis 29:573-88. 2006
  8. pmc Effects of calcium supplementation on bone density in healthy children: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    BMJ 333:775. 2006
  9. ncbi Using the tangle: a consistent construction of phylogenetic distance matrices for quartets
    J G Sumner
    School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Math Biosci 204:49-67. 2006
  10. pmc Extracellular Ca2+ ameliorates NaCl-induced K+ loss from Arabidopsis root and leaf cells by controlling plasma membrane K+ -permeable channels
    Sergey Shabala
    School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Plant Physiol 141:1653-65. 2006

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  1. doi Analogies in science and science teaching
    Simon Brown
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Adv Physiol Educ 34:167-9. 2010
    ..This approach models the behavior of a scientist, which helps to develop student understanding of the practice of science...
  2. ncbi Eye movement and visual motion perception in schizophrenia I: Apparent motion evoked smooth pursuit eye movement reveals a hidden dysfunction in smooth pursuit eye movement in schizophrenia
    W L Slaghuis
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 182:399-413. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Development of children's assent documents using a child-centred approach
    Karen Ford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    J Child Health Care 11:19-28. 2007
    ..The article includes discussion of 'language', 'understandability' and 'readability'; concepts that researchers seeking to work with children need to come to terms with if they are to obtain 'informed assent'...
  4. ncbi Potential for endothelin-1-mediated impairment of contractile activity in hypertension
    Cathryn M Kolka
    Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 34:217-22. 2007
    ..The inhibitory effects of ET-1 appear to result from enhanced functional shunting...
  5. ncbi Oxidative stress and lipid-derived inflammatory mediators during acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis
    David W Reid
    Cardio Respiratory Research Group, University of Tasmania Medical School, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Respirology 12:63-9. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Effect of suspension media on nonthermal inactivation of Escherichia coli
    O J McQuestin
    Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence, School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 43:523-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the influence of suspension media on the survival of Escherichia coli M23 exposed to nonthermal, lethal stresses...
  7. ncbi Epitheliocystis in fish
    B F Nowak
    School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    J Fish Dis 29:573-88. 2006
    ..High stocking densities, presence of nutrients, season, temperature and fish age have been identified as potential risk factors for the manifestation of this condition...
  8. pmc Effects of calcium supplementation on bone density in healthy children: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    BMJ 333:775. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of calcium supplementation for improving bone mineral density in healthy children and to determine if any effect is modified by other factors and persists after supplementation stops...
  9. ncbi Using the tangle: a consistent construction of phylogenetic distance matrices for quartets
    J G Sumner
    School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Math Biosci 204:49-67. 2006
    ..This distance estimator provides a consistent technique for constructing quartets from phylogenetic sequence data under the assumption of the most general Markov model of sequence evolution...
  10. pmc Extracellular Ca2+ ameliorates NaCl-induced K+ loss from Arabidopsis root and leaf cells by controlling plasma membrane K+ -permeable channels
    Sergey Shabala
    School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Plant Physiol 141:1653-65. 2006
    ..Our results suggest an additional mechanism of Ca2+ action on salt toxicity in plants: the amelioration of K+ loss from the cell by regulating (both directly and indirectly) K+ efflux channels...
  11. ncbi Baseline metal concentrations in Paramoera walkeri from East Antarctica
    Anne S Palmer
    Australian Antarctic Division, Department of Environment and Heritage DEH, Channel Highway, Kingston 7050, Tasmania, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:1441-9. 2006
    ..Certified and in-house reference materials were employed to ensure method reliability...
  12. ncbi Disability, bioethics, and rejected knowledge
    Christopher Newell
    Medical Education Unit, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 73, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    J Med Philos 31:269-83. 2006
    ..In examining these topics a social account of disability is proposed as rejected knowledge. Accordingly we explore the political nature of bioethics as a project...
  13. ncbi Rapid absorption of dietary 1,8-cineole results in critical blood concentration of cineole and immediate cessation of eating in the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)
    Rebecca R Boyle
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Chem Ecol 31:2775-90. 2005
    ..The immediate control of feeding seems to be regulated by blood levels of cineole, whereas metabolites are likely to be more important in regulating the chronic ingestion of cineole...
  14. ncbi Multidimensional nature of posttraumatic growth in an Australian population
    Bronwyn A Morris
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine, Queensland, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 18:575-85. 2005
    ..While not negating negative effects of traumatic experiences, this area of traumatology research has important implications for redefining the "victims" of trauma as individuals capable of positive change rather than merely surviving...
  15. ncbi Problems with provision: barriers to drinking water quality and public health in rural Tasmania, Australia
    Jessica J Whelan
    University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 7:627. 2007
    ..The aim of this research was to identify the key issues in and barriers to the provision and management of safe drinking water in rural Tasmania, Australia...
  16. ncbi Practical considerations when using pedometers to assess physical activity in population studies: lessons from the Burnie Take Heart Study
    Michael D Schmidt
    Menzies Research Institute at the University of Tasmania, Hobart
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:162-70. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that pedometers can be used in large population studies with a relatively low frequency of data errors. However guidelines for consistent data collection and interpretation are needed...
  17. doi Mental health in the workplace: using the ICF to model the prospective associations between symptoms, activities, participation and environmental factors
    Kristy Sanderson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1289-97. 2008
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  18. doi Caring to death: the murder of patients by nurses
    John Field
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:301-9. 2010
    ..The profession needs to acknowledge the possibility of nurses who murder patients and to commence a discussion about what might be done to limit the harm they do...
  19. doi Prediction of cardiovascular events in subjects in the second Australian National Blood Pressure study
    Mark R Nelson
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Hypertension 56:44-8. 2010
    ..Recalibration analyses showed that it would be inappropriate to apply the risk equations to the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study population. New risk equations for CVD events in the hypertensive aged are needed...
  20. doi The effect of ballistic thumb contractions on the excitability of the ipsilateral motor cortex
    Mark R Hinder
    Motor Control Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 30, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 201:229-38. 2010
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  21. doi The effect of emotional and attentional load on attentional startle modulation
    Andrea R Adam
    Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 133, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:266-73. 2009
    ..Blink latency shortening was differentially affected by the conditioning manipulations suggesting additive effects of conditioning and discrimination and counting task on blink startle...
  22. doi Targeting IL-6 in the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases
    Changhai Ding
    Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 18:1457-66. 2009
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  23. doi How should the patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) be followed?
    John Burgess
    Department of Endocrinology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:13-6. 2010
    ..The likelihood of adverse sequelea such as renal and bone disease resulting from hyperparathyroidism, severe peptic ulceration and gastric carcinoidosis secondary to hypergastrinaemia can be ameliorated by early detection and management...
  24. doi Realizing a palliative approach in dementia care: strategies to facilitate aged care staff engagement in evidence-based practice
    Sharon Andrews
    School of Nursing and Midwifery and Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:S64-8. 2009
    ..To date, little research has been undertaken to explore processes which could assist aged care staff to develop their practice consistent with the intent of the Guidelines...
  25. doi Relative importance of tree genetics and microhabitat on macrofungal biodiversity on coarse woody debris
    Robert Charles Barbour
    School of Plant Science and Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Oecologia 160:335-42. 2009
    ..This finding highlights the variation that may exist among guilds of organisms in their response to genetic variation within foundation species, an important consideration in a promising new area of research...
  26. doi Changes in some carotenoids and apocarotenoids during flower development in Boronia megastigma (Nees)
    Chris M Cooper
    School of Agricultural Science and Central Science Laboratory, University of Tasmania, G P O Box 252 54, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 57:1513-20. 2009
    ..The understanding of these processes may assist in optimizing harvest and postharvest processes useful to the boronia extraction industry...
  27. doi Bovine colostrum modulates cytokine production in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated with lipopolysaccharide and phytohemagglutinin
    Cecilia M Shing
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 29:37-44. 2009
    ..05). This data show that a commercial bovine CPC is able to modulate in vitro cytokine production of human PBMCs. Alterations in cytokine secretion may be a potential mechanism for reported benefits associated with supplementation...
  28. doi Fighting the flu: developing sustained community resilience and preparedness
    Douglas Paton
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 9:45S-53S. 2008
    ..It highlights a need to distinguish those who decide not to prepare from those who accept a need to prepare but need guidance. Implications for developing pandemic public education and risk communication programs are discussed...
  29. pmc Comparative mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
    Haobing Li
    Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research and School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, P, O, Box 46, Kings Meadows, TAS 7249, Australia
    BMC Genomics 9:401. 2008
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  30. doi Investigation of freezing- and thawing-induced biological, chemical, and physical changes to enoxaparin solution
    Rahul P Patel
    School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 26, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Pharm Sci 98:1118-28. 2009
    ..These results may provide insight into solutions for the long-term storage of concentrated or diluted enoxaparin...
  31. ncbi Biogeographic and quantitative analyses of abundant uncultivated gamma-proteobacterial clades from marine sediment
    J P Bowman
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 54, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    Microb Ecol 49:451-60. 2005
    ..Similar levels of difference were also observed through a sediment core reflecting that through the sediment core history, which spanned approximately 3000 years, GMS clonal diversity shifted only marginally...
  32. ncbi Diagnostic polymerase chain reaction assay to detect Kudoa neurophila (Myxozoa: Multivalvulida) in a marine finfish hatchery
    G Grossel
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:141-9. 2005
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  33. ncbi The timing of hibernation in Tasmanian echidnas: why do they do it when they do?
    Stewart Nicol
    Anatomy and Physiology, University of Tasmania, G P O Box 252 24, Tasmania 7001, Hobart, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 131:603-11. 2002
    ..We suggest that early arousal and breeding is the favoured option for females in good condition, and that the ability to completely omit breeding in some years, and hibernate through to spring is an adaptation to an uncertain climate...
  34. pmc Responses of Listeria monocytogenes to acid stress and glucose availability revealed by a novel combination of fluorescence microscopy and microelectrode ion-selective techniques
    Lana Shabala
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1794-802. 2002
    ..The results obtained support other reports indicating that membrane transport processes are the main contributors to the process of pH(i) homeostasis in L. monocytogenes subjected to acid stress...
  35. ncbi Malignant thymic carcinoid is not prevented by transcervical thymectomy in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    J R Burgess
    Department of Diabetes, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 55:689-93. 2001
    ..It is concluded that transcervical thymectomy does not reliably provide prophylaxis against thymic carcinoid...
  36. ncbi The ins and outs of brain-barrier mechanisms
    Katarzyna M Dziegielewska
    Dept of Pathology, University of Tasmania, GPO Box 252 29, Hobart, 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Trends Neurosci 25:69-71. 2002
    ..The 34th International Union of Physiological Sciences Congress, Satellite Symposium on 'Blood-brain barrier mechanisms from molecule to patient' was held at Freycinet Lodge, Tasmania, Australia from 21-24 August 2001...
  37. ncbi Biomarker techniques to screen for bacteria that produce polyunsaturated fatty acids
    David S Nichols
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, GPO Box 252 54, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    J Microbiol Methods 48:161-70. 2002
    ..The phylogeny of PUFA production in the gamma-Proteobacteria also suggests the future use of PUFA genes for the assessment of marine bacterial biodiversity...
  38. ncbi Nutritive blood flow affects microdialysis O/I ratio for [(14)C]ethanol and (3)H(2)O in perfused rat hindlimb
    J M Newman
    Department of Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 281:H2731-7. 2001
    ..We conclude that the microdialysis O/I ratio, while able to detect changes in total flow, is also sensitive to changes in nutritive and nonnutritive flow, where the latter still extracts tracer, but less than the former...
  39. ncbi Regional variation in multiple sclerosis prevalence in Australia and its association with ambient ultraviolet radiation
    I A van der Mei
    Cooperative Research Centre for Discovery of Genes for Common Human Diseases at the Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 20:168-74. 2001
    ..It is consistent with the hypothesis that UVR exposure may reduce the risk of MS possibly via T-lymphocyte-mediated immunosuppression. Analytical epidemiology studies are required to investigate this specific hypothesis...
  40. ncbi Description of Cellulophaga algicola sp. nov., isolated from the surfaces of Antarctic algae, and reclassification of Cytophaga uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Reichenbach 1989 as Cellulophaga uliginosa comb. nov
    J P Bowman
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50:1861-8. 2000
    ..Thus, it was proposed that the species Cytophaga uliginosa be renamed as Cellulophaga uliginosa comb. nov...
  41. ncbi Acute-phase cytokines IL-1beta and TNF-alpha in brain development
    K M Dziegielewska
    Anatomy and Physiology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Cell Tissue Res 299:335-45. 2000
    ..However, early in neocortical development TNF-alpha and IL-1beta were present in the subplate zone at a time of intense synaptogenesis...
  42. ncbi Papilloedema secondary to acute purulent sinusitis
    R K Kumar
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Tasmania, North West Regional Hospital, Burnie, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:396-8. 1999
    ..Papilloedema secondary to purulent sinusitis is a complication previously not reported. We report two cases to highlight atypical manifestations of sinusitis in children...
  43. ncbi Fetuin in neurons of the retina and cerebellum during fetal and postnatal development of the rat
    P D Kitchener
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Int J Dev Neurosci 17:21-30. 1999
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  44. ncbi Microalbuminuria is positively associated with usual dietary saturated fat intake and negatively associated with usual dietary protein intake in people with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    M D Riley
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:50-7. 1998
    ..10 (95% CI: 0.02, 0.56; P = 0.01). There was no significant association between microalbuminuria and energy-adjusted carbohydrate intake, energy-adjusted monounsaturated fat intake, or energy-adjusted polyunsaturated fat intake...
  45. ncbi Magnocellular and parvocellular visual pathways are both affected in a macaque monkey model of glaucoma
    J C Vickers
    Division of Pathology, Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 25:239-43. 1997
    ..Neurochemical changes in nerve cells were investigated in the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) and primary visual cortex of macaque monkeys with experimentally induced glaucoma...
  46. ncbi Heterogeneity in bean leaf mesophyll tissue and ion flux profiles: leaf electrophysiological characteristics correlate with the anatomical structure
    Sergey Shabala
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Ann Bot 89:221-6. 2002
    ..The possible physiological role of the observed findings, specifically in relation to stomatal 'patchiness' and phloem loading mechanisms, is discussed...
  47. ncbi New conductivity detection response equation for anions eluted with fully and partially ionised eluents in non-suppressed ion chromatography
    Paul R Haddad
    Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart
    J Chromatogr A 956:59-64. 2002
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  48. ncbi The nature and sources of hope: perspectives of family caregivers of people with serious mental illness
    Robert Bland
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 38:61-8. 2002
    ..To explore the importance and meaning of hope for family members of people with mental illness...
  49. ncbi Effect of divalent cations on ion fluxes and leaf photochemistry in salinized barley leaves
    Sergey Shabala
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Exp Bot 56:1369-78. 2005
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  50. ncbi Skeletal age deviation assessed by the Tanner-Whitehouse 2 method is associated with bone mass and fracture risk in children
    Graeme Jones
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Bone 36:352-7. 2005
    ..SAD is simple to measure and gives additional information regarding bone health and fracture risk in children...
  51. ncbi Unsaturated diether lipids in the psychrotrophic archaeon Halorubrum lacusprofundi
    John A E Gibson
    CSIRO Marine Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Syst Appl Microbiol 28:19-26. 2005
    ..The analytical techniques used in this study allow facile detection of unsaturated archaeal cell membrane lipids that are degraded by commonly used chemical derivatization procedures...
  52. ncbi Assessment of snapper (Pagrus auratus) natural IgM binding to bromelain treated sheep erythrocytes
    Richard N Morrison
    School of Aquaculture and CRC for Aquaculture, Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 7250
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 18:91-9. 2005
    ..Together, these data suggest that normal snapper serum may contain natural Ig that binds BrSRBC, activating the classical complement cascade...
  53. ncbi Variation in barometric pressure in Melbourne does not significantly affect the BTPS correction factor
    David P Johns
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Respirology 9:406-8. 2004
    ..16%. Daily variations in P(B) do not significantly affect the magnitude of the conventional BTPS correction factor and a fixed value, such as 101.3 kPa at sea level, can be used with little error...
  54. pmc Genetic mechanisms of knee osteoarthritis: a population based case-control study
    G Jones
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1255-9. 2004
    ..To compare subjects who had at least one parent with a total knee replacement for severe primary knee osteoarthritis with age and sex matched controls who had no family history of knee osteoarthritis..
  55. ncbi Thyroid function and the development of endothermy in a marsupial, the Tasmanian bettong, Bettongia gaimardi (Demarest 1822)
    R W Rose
    School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 5, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 136:17-22. 2004
    ..The data presented in the paper further attest to the likely important role of the thyroid gland in the development of endothermy in marsupial pouch young...
  56. ncbi Mechanisms of ST change in partial thickness ischemia
    David Kilpatrick
    Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Electrocardiol 36:7-12. 2003
    ..We have also shown that the published values of conductivity for use in the bidomain model produce unacceptably disparate results...
  57. ncbi Control of breathing in the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) during hibernation
    Stewart Nicol
    Anatomy and Physiology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 24, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:917-25. 2003
    ..Overall, while CO(2) was a strong respiratory stimulus in hibernating echidnas, O(2) had little effect on total ventilation, but did have a strong effect on the breathing pattern...
  58. ncbi Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats
    John P Bowman
    School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1343-55. 2003
    ..nov. (type genus Cryomorpha), as they possess generally similar morphological and ecophysiological characteristics and form a common and distinct clade within class FLAVOBACTERIA:..
  59. ncbi Cancer risks associated with the diagnosis of infertility
    Alison Venn
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, 17 Liverpool Street, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 17:343-67. 2003
    ..Cancer incidence in children born after fertility treatment appears to be similar to that in the general population. Discussion of cancer risks in the context of other reproductive and community risks can be helpful to patients...
  60. ncbi The role of older people in our communities
    Leila Shotton
    School of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Tasmania at Hobart, GPO Box 25241, Hobart 7001, Tasmania
    Nurs Ethics 10:4-17. 2003
    ..Nurses share with them a holistic perspective on complex issues such as ageing. They are therefore in a position to empower older people to play a role in our communities as unique individuals with integrity and wisdom...
  61. ncbi Syndrome X in 8-y-old Australian children: stronger associations with current body fatness than with infant size or growth
    T Dwyer
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1301-9. 2002
    ..We investigated clustering of syndrome X factors in a sample of 8-y-old Australian children, and whether the clusters were associated with size at birth and childhood obesity...
  62. pmc Modelling the growth rate of Escherichia coli as a function of pH and lactic acid concentration
    K A Presser
    Department of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:2355-60. 1997
    ..However, for 0 to 100 mM lactic acid, the model described well the qualitative and quantitative features of the response...