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Forensic microbiology reveals that Neisseria animaloris infections in harbour porpoises follow traumatic injuries by grey seals

Foster, G., Whatmore, A. M., Dagleish, M. P., Malnick, H., Gilbert, M. J., Begeman, L., Macgregor, S. K., Davison, N. J., Roest, H. J., Jepson, P., Howie, F., Muchowski, J., Brownlow, A. C., Wagenaar, J. A., Kik, M. JL., Deaville, R., Doeschate, M. T. I. T., Barley, J., Hunter, L. & IJsseldijk, L. L., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 14338.

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The nature and psychological impact of child/adolescent attachment to dogs compared with other companion animals

Muldoon, JC., Williams, JM., Lawrence, AB. & Currie, C., 4 Jan 2019, In : Society and Animals. 27, 1, p. 55-74 20 p.

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2018

A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

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Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

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Associations between oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, empathy towards animals and implicit associations towards animals

Connor, M., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, SM., 14 Aug 2018, In : Animals. 8, 8, p. 140 - 149 10 p., 140.

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A study of associations between gastric ulcers and the behaviour of finisher pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, CS., Thomson, JR., Lawrence, AB., Nielsen, EO., Busch, ME., Haugegaard, S. & Sandoe, P., 29 Mar 2018, In : Livestock Science. 212, p. 45 - 51 7 p.

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Bovine telomere dynamics and the association between telomere length and productive lifespan

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 24 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12748.

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Can we breed cattle for lower bovine TB infectivity?

Tsairidou, S., Allen, A., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Anacleto, O., Byrne, A. W., Skuce, R. A., Glass, E. J., Woolliams, J. A. & Doeschl-Wilson, AB., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, December, 8 p., 310.

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Environmentally enriched pigs have transcriptional profiles consistent with neuroprotective effects and reduced microglial activity

Brown, SM., Bush, SJ., Summers, KM., Hume, DA. & Lawrence, AB., 17 May 2018, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 350, p. 6 - 15 10 p.

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Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Factors influencing the prevalence of animal cruelty during adolescence

Connor, M., Currie, C. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. p. 1-24

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Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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Genomic diversity and population structure of three autochthonous Greek sheep breeds assessed with genome-wide DNA arrays

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G., Fthenakis, GC., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Karkabounas, SC., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 293, 3, p. 753 - 768 16 p.

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Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

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Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 13 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 3 p., e0192864.

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2017

Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

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Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit

Englishby, TM., Moore, KL., Berry, DP., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 7 Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 129, p. 188 - 196 9 p.

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Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

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Playful pigs: evidence of consistency and change in play depending on litter and developmental stage

Brown, SM., Peters, R., Nevison, IM. & Lawrence, AB., 28 Sep 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 198, p. 36 - 43 8 p.

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Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend): the mediating effect of attachment to pets

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M. & Currie, C., 20 Feb 2017, In : Attachment and Human Development. 19, 3, p. 278 - 297 20 p.

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The genomic architecture of mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Bramis, G., Bush, SJ., Clark, EL., McCulloch, MB., Smith, J., Schulze, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 624, 624.

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Understanding adolescents' categorisation of animal species

Connor, M. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Aug 2017, In : Animals. 7, 9, p. 65 - 80 16 p.

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Up-regulation of IGF-1 in the frontal cortex of piglets exposed to an environmentally enriched arena

Brown, SM., Peters, R. & Lawrence, AB., 24 Feb 2017, In : Physiology and Behavior. 173, p. 285 - 292 8 p.

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Use of genotype x environment interaction model to accommodate genetic heterogeneity for residual feed intake, dry matter intake, net energy in milk, and metabolic body weight in dairy cattle

Yao, C., de los Campos, G., VandeHaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Armentano, LE., Coffey, MP., de Haas, Y., Veerkamp, RF., Staples, CR., Connor, EE., Wang, Z., Hanigan, MD., Tempelman, RJ. & Weigel, KA., 18 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, p. 2007 - 2016 10 p.

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Variants in the 3'UTR of the ovine Acetyl-Coenzyme A Acyltranferase 2 gene are associated with dairy traits and exhibit differential allelic expression

Miltiadou, D., Hager-Theodorides, AL., Symeou, S., Constantinou, C., Psifidi, A., Banos, G. & Tzamaloukas, O., 16 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6285 - 6297 13 p.

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2016

A practical approach to detect ancestral haplotypes in livestock populations

Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsiokos, D., Chatziplis, D., Jorjani, H., Degano, L., Diaz, C., Rossoni, A., Schwarzenbacher, H., Seefried, F., Varona, L., Vicario, D., Nicolazzi, EL. & Banos, G., 24 Jun 2016, In : BMC Genetics. 17, 91

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Exploring children's perspectives on the welfare needs of pet animals

Muldoon, JC., Williams, JM. & Lawrence, AB., 17 Aug 2016, In : Anthrozoös. 29, 3, p. 357 - 375 19 p.

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Genetic analysis of carcass traits in beef cattle using random regression models

Englishby, TM., Banos, G., Moore, KL., Coffey, MP., Evans, RD. & Berry, DP., 2016, In : Journal of Animal Science. 94, 4, p. 1354 - 1364 11 p.

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Genetic evaluation for bovine tuberculosis resistance in dairy cattle

Banos, G., Winters, M., Mrode, R., Mitchell, AP., Bishop, SC., Woolliams, JA. & Coffey, MP., 9 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 1272 - 1281 10 p.

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Genetic parameters of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium serum concentrations during the first eight days after calving in Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 7, p. 5535 - 5544 10 p.

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Genetic parameters of subclinical macromineral disorders and major clinical diseases in post parturient Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 7 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 11, p. 4 - 7 4 p.

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Genome-wide association studies of immune, disease and production traits in indigenous chicken ecotypes

Psifidi, A., Banos, G., Matika, O., Desta, TT., Bettridge, J., Hume, DA., Dessie, T., Christley, R., Wigley, P., Hanotte, O. & Kaiser, P., 29 Sep 2016, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 48, 74

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Method specific calibration corrects for DNA extraction method effects on relative telomere length measurements by quantitative PCR

Seeker, LA., Holland, R., Underwood, S., Fairlie, J., Psifidi, A., Ilska, JJ., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Banos, G. & Nussey, DH., 10 Oct 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11 (10), e0164046

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Short communication: Genomic selection in a crossbred cattle population using data from the Dairy Genetics East Africa Project

Brown, A., Ojango, J., Gibson, J., Coffey, MP., Okeyo, M. & Mrode, R., 8 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 9, p. 7308 - 7312 5 p.

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Short communication: Identification of variation in the ovine prolactin gene of Chios sheep with a cost effective sequence based typing assay

Miltiadou, D., Orford, M., Symeou, S. & Banos, G., 21 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 1290 - 1294 5 p.

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Sociodemographics of pet ownership among adolescents in Great Britain: findings from the HBSC study in England, Scotland and Wales

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M., Roberts, C., Brooks, F. & Currie, C., 22 Nov 2016, In : Anthrozoös. 29, 4, p. 559 - 580 22 p.

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The genomic architecture of resistance to Campylobacter jejuni intestinal colonisation in chickens

Psifidi, A., Fife, M., Howell, J., Matika, O., van Diemen, PM., Kuo, R., Smith, J., Hocking, PM., Salmon, N., Jones, MA., Hume, DA., Banos, G., Stevens, MP. & Kaiser, P., 18 Apr 2016, In : BMC Genomics. 17, p. 293 - 310 18 p.

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Why are most EU pigs tail docked? Economic and ethical analysis of four pig housing and management scenarios in the light of EU legislation and animal welfare outcomes

D'Eath, RB., Niemi, JK., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rutherford, KMD., Ison, SH., Turner, SP., Anker, HT., Jensen, T., Busch, ME., Jensen, KK., Lawrence, AB. & Sandoe, P., Apr 2016, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 687 - 699

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2015

Association of lameness with milk yield and lactation curves in Chios dairy ewes

Gelasakis, A., Arsenos, G., Valergakis, GE. & Banos, G., 4 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Research. 82, 2, p. 193 - 199 7 p.

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Evaluation of cross-protection of a lineage 1 West Nile virus inactivated vaccine against natural infections from a virulent lineage 2 strain in horses, under field conditions

Chaintoutis, SC., Diakakis, N., Papanastassopoulou, M., Banos, G. & Dovas, CI., 15 Jul 2015, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 22, 9, p. 1040 - 1049 10 p.

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Evidence for litter differences in play behaviour in pre-weaned pigs

Brown, SM., Klaffenbock, M., Nevison, IM. & Lawrence, AB., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 172, p. 17 - 25

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Genetic parameters for predicted methane production and laser methane detector measurements

Pickering, NK., Chagunda, MGG., Banos, G., Mrode, R., McEwan, JC. & Wall, E., 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 1, p. 11 - 20 10 p.

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Nitrous oxide emissions from fertilised UK arable soils: fluxes, emission factors and mitigation

Bell, MJ., Hinton, N., Cloy, JM., Topp, CFE., Rees, RM., Cardenas, L., Scott, T., Webster, C., Ashton, RW., Whitmore, AP., Williams, JR., Balshaw, H., Paine, F., Goulding, KWT. & Chadwick, DR., 20 Dec 2015, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 212, p. 134 - 147 14 p.

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The Short Attachment to Pets Scale (SAPS) for children and young people: development, psychometric qualities and demographic and health associations

Marsa-Sambola, F., Muldoon, J., Williams, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M. & Currie, C., 8 Feb 2015, In : Child Indicators Research. 9, 1, p. 111 - 131 21 p.

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2014

Behavioral and physiological responses of primiparous sows to mixing with older, unfamiliar sows

Ison, SH., Donald, RD., Jarvis, S., Robson, SK., Lawrence, AB. & Rutherford, KMD., 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science. 92, 4, p. 1647 - 1655 9 p.

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Does diverse grazing behavior of suckler cows have an impact on predicted methane emissions?

Ricci, P., Umstätter, C., Holland, J. P. & Waterhouse, A., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science. 92, 3, p. 1239-1249 11 p.

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