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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (MSc students marked in bold)

  • Nawaggi P, Reproduction. 2016 Aug 31. pii: REP-16-0091. [Epub ahead of print] Dysregulation of follicle development in a mouse model of premature ovarian insufficiency. Grasa P1, Sheikh S2, Krzys N3, Millar K4, Janjua S5, Nawaggi P6, Williams SA7.
  • Guner, J., Jones, C., Kashir, J., Turner, K. & Coward, K. (2010). Fertile prospects for human embryology training. Society of Biology.
  • Biswas Shivare, S., Lada, I., Kashir, J., Jones C., Griffiths, T., Turner, K. & Coward, K. (2011). Applications of light microscopy in clinical embryology: illuminating the way for human fertility treatment. Microscopy and Analysis, 144, 9-13.
  • Kashir, J., Heynen, A., Jones, C., Durrans, C., Craig, J., Gadea, J., Turner K., Parrington, J. & Coward, K (2011). Quantitative immunofluorescent analysis indicates that cryopreservation and density gradient washing have differential effects upon levels of the oocyte activation factor, phospholipase C zeta, in human sperm. Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 23(2), 263 - 267.
  • Kashir, J., Jones, C., Lee, H.C., Rietdorf,K., Nikiforaki, D., Ruas, M., Tee, S.T., Heindryckx, B., Galione, A., De Sutter, P., Fissore, R.A., Parrington, J. and Coward, K. (2011). Loss of activity mutations in the oocyte activation factor, phospholipase C zeta (PLCζ) eliminate the calcium oscillatory ability of human recombinant protein in mammalian cells and oocytes. Human Reproduction, 26 (12):3372-87.

  • Ajduk.A., Ilozue, T., Windsor,S., Yu, Y., Seres, K.B., Bomphrey, R.J., Tom, B.D., Swann,K., Thomas, A., Graham, C & Zernicka-Goetz, M. (2011). Rhythmic actomyosin-driven contractions induced by sperm entry predict mammalian embryo viability. Nature Communications 9,2;417.
  • Collett,G.P., Goh, X.-F., Linton, E.A., Redman, C.W.G. and Sargent, I. (2012). RhoE is regulated by cyclic AMP and promotes fusion of human BeWo choriocarcinoma cells. PLoS ONE 7 (1): e30453.
  • Kashir J., Sermondade, N., Sifer, C., Oo, S.L., Jones, C., Mounce, G., Turner, G., Child, T., McVeigh, E., and Coward, K. (2012). Motile sperm organelle morphology evaluation (MSOME) selected globozoospermic sperm with an acrosomal bud exhibits novel patters and higher levels of phospholiphase C zeta (PLCz). Human Reproduction, 27(11)-3150-3160.
  • Yelumaai, S., Kashir, J., Jones, C., Bagheri, H., Oo, S.L., McLaren, L. and Coward, K. (2012), Clinician-induced (iatrogenic) damage incurred during human infertility treatment: Detrimental effects of sperm-selection methods and cryopreservation upon the viability, DNA integrity, and function of human sperm. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, 69-75.
  • Amdani, S.N., Jones, C., and Coward, K. (2013), Phospholipase C zeta (PLCz): Oocyte activation and clinical links to male factor infertility, Adv Biol Regul. 2013; July 17: doi:pii:S2212-4926(13)00054-7. 
  • Gardiner, C., Ferreira ,Y.J., Dragovic, R.A., Redman, C.W., Sargent, I.L. (2013). Extracellular vesicle sizing and enumeration by nanoparticle tracking analysis. J Extracell Vesicles., 15;2. doi: 10.3402/jev.v2i0.19671.
  • Ajduk, A., Biswas Shivhare, S., Zernicka-Goetz, M. (2014).The basal position of nuclei is one pre-requisite for asymmetric cell divisions in the early mouse embryo. Dev Biol.  15;392(2):133-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2014.05.009.
  • Barkalina, N., Jones, C. & Coward, K. (2014). Mesoporous silica nanoparticles: a potential targeted delivery vector for reproductive biology. Nanomedicine (Lond); 9(5):557-60.
  • Barkalina, N., Jones, C., Kashir, J., Coote, S., Huang, X., Morrison, R., Townley, H. & Coward, K. (2014).Effects of mesoporous silica nanoparticles upon mammalian sperm: development of a targeted delivery platform for investigating gametogenesis and early embryogenesis. Nanomedicine; 10(4):859-70.
  • Barkalina, N., Charalambous, C., Jones, C,. and Coward, K. (2014). Nanotechnology in reproductive medicine: emerging applications of nanomaterials. Nanomedicine, 10(5):921-938.
  • Francis, S., Yelumalai, S., Jones, C., and Coward, K. (2014). Abberant protamination in sperm and consequential effects upon human fertility. Human Fertility; 17(2):80-9.
  • Watanabe, T., Biggins, J.S., Tannan, N.B., Srinivas, S. (2014). Limited predictive value of blastomere angle of division in trophectoderm and inner cell mass specification. Development,141(11):2279-88.
  • Ploutarchou, P., Melo, P., Day, A.J., Milner, C.M. & Williams, S.A.(2015). Molecular analysis of the cumulus matrix: insights from mice with O-glycan-deficient oocytes. Reproduction, 149(5):533-43.