Browsing by Author "Cauchi, Michael"

Browsing by Author "Cauchi, Michael"

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  • Walton, Christopher; Fowler, Dawn P.; Turner, Claire; Jia, W.; Whitehead, Rebekah N.; Griffiths, Lesley; Dawson, Claire; Waring, Rosemary H.; Ramsden, David B.; Cole, Jeffrey A.; Cauchi, Michael; Bessant, Conrad M.; Hunter, John O. (Wiley, 2013-07-17)
    BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to determine whether volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in the headspace of feces could be used to diagnose or distinguish between chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract ...
  • Cauchi, Michael (Cranfield University, Cranfield University at SilsoeCranfield University at Silsoe, 2006-11-08)
    Providing safe and high quality drinking water is essential for a high quality of life. However, the water resources in Europe are threatened by various sources of contamination. This has led to the development of concepts ...
  • Jia, Wenjing; Whitehead, Rebekah N.; Griffiths, Lesley; Dawson, Claire; Bai, Hao; Waring, Rosemary H.; Ramsden, David B.; Hunter, John O.; Cauchi, Michael; Bessant, Conrad M.; Fowler, Dawn P.; Walton, Christopher; Turner, Claire; Cole, Jeffrey A. (2012-06-01)
    The relative abundance of different groups of sulphate-reducing bacteria (SRB) in faecal DNA collected before and after therapy from patients suffering from Crohn's disease (CD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or ulcerative ...
  • Walton, Christopher; Montoya, M. P. B.; Fowler, Dawn P.; Turner, C.; Jia, W.; Whitehead, Rebekah N.; Griffiths, Lesley; Waring, Rosemary H.; Ramsden, David B.; Cole, Jeffrey A.; Cauchi, Michael; Bessant, Conrad M.; Naylor, J.; Hunter, John O. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-05-11)
    BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Enteral feeding will induce remission in as many as 80–90% of compliant patients with active Crohn’s disease (CD), but its method of action remains uncertain. This study was designed to examine its ...
  • Weber, Christina M.; Cauchi, Michael; Patel, Mitesh; Bessant, Conrad M.; Turner, Claire; Britton, Lezlie E.; Willis, Carolyn M. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011-01-21)
    Previous studies have indicated that volatile compounds specific to bladder cancer may exist in urine headspace, raising the possibility that headspace analysis could be used for diagnosis of this particular cancer. In ...
  • Cauchi, Michael; Weber, C. M.; Bolt, B. J.; Spratt, P. B.; Bessant, C.; Turner, D. C.; Willis, C. M.; Britton, L. E.; Turner, C.; Morgan, G. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-05-03)
    Previous studies have indicated that volatile organic compounds specific to bladder cancer may exist in urine headspace, raising the possibility that they may be of diagnostic value for this particular cancer. To further ...
  • Mohareb, Fady R.; Iriondo, Maite; Doulgeraki, Agapi I.; Van Hoek, Angela; Aarts, Henk; Cauchi, Michael; Nychas, George-John E. (Elsevier, 2015-04-20)
    While current food science research mainly focuses on microbial changes in food products that lead to foodborne illnesses, meat spoilage remains as an unsolved problem for the meat industry. This can result in important ...
  • Stempor, Przemyslaw A.; Cauchi, Michael; Wilson, Paul (BioMed Central, 2012-11-14)
    Background: MicroRNA (miRNA) directed gene repression is an important mechanism of posttranscriptional regulation. Comprehensive analyses of how microRNA influence biological processes requires paired miRNA-mRNA expression ...
  • Moczko, Ewa; Cauchi, Michael; Turner, Claire; Meglinski, I. V.; Piletsky, Sergey A. (IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics, 2011-12-31)
    In this paper, we present an optical diagnostic assay consisting of a mixture of environmental-sensitive fluorescent dyes combined with multivariate data analysis for quantitative and qualitative examination of biological ...
  • Batty, Claire A.; Cauchi, Michael; Lourenço, Célia; Hunter, John O.; Turner, Claire (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-18)
    Diagnosis of colorectal cancer is an invasive and expensive colonoscopy, which is usually carried out after a positive screening test. Unfortunately, existing screening tests lack specificity and sensitivity, hence many ...