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Gene expression profiling of postnatal lung development in the marsupial gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica) highlights conserved developmental pathways and specific characteristics during lung organogenesisRead more
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Um11714: Supplementary Scholarship Agreement For Karensa Kathlyn Menzies - A Role Of Insul..
Transcriptome analysis of mammary epithelial cell gene expression reveals novel roles of t..
Dimeric but not monomeric alpha-lactalbumin potentiates apoptosis by up regulation of ATF3..
Mining Australian Biodiversity To Impove Profitability Of The Victorian Dairy Industry
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Gene expression profiling of postnatal lung development in the marsupial gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica) highlights conserved developmental pathways and specific characteristics during lung organogenesis
Vengamanaidu Modepalli, Amit Kumar, Julie A Sharp, Norman R Saunders, Kevin R Nicholas, Christophe Lefevre
Journal article | 2018 | BMC Genomics
Transcriptome analysis of mammary epithelial cell gene expression reveals novel roles of the extracellular matrix.
Stephen S Wanyonyi, Amit Kumar, Ryan Du Preez, Christophe Lefevre, Kevin R Nicholas
Journal article | 2017 | Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports
BACKGROUND: The unique lactation strategy of the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugeni) has been invaluable in evaluating the role of la..
Dimeric but not monomeric alpha-lactalbumin potentiates apoptosis by up regulation of ATF3 and reduction of histone deacetylase activity in primary and immortalised cells
Julie A Sharp, Amelia J Brennan, Galina Polekhina, David B Ascher, Christophe Lefevre, Kevin R Nicholas
Journal article | 2017 | Cellular Signalling
The tammar wallaby: A marsupial model to examine the timed delivery and role of bioactives in milk
Julie A Sharp, Stephen Wanyonyi, Vengama Modepalli, Ashalyn Watt, Sanjana Kuruppath, Lyn A Hinds, Amit Kumar, Helen E Abud, Christophe Lefevre, Kevin R Nicholas
Journal article | 2017 | General and Comparative Endocrinology
The mammary gland-specific marsupial ELP and eutherian CTI share a common ancestral gene.
Elizabeth A Pharo, Alison A De Leo, Marilyn B Renfree, Peter C Thomson, Christophe M Lefèvre, Kevin R Nicholas
Journal article | 2012 | BMC Evolutionary Biology
BACKGROUND: The marsupial early lactation protein (ELP) gene is expressed in the mammary gland and the protein is secreted into mi..
Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development
Marilyn B Renfree, Anthony T Papenfuss, Janine E Deakin, James Lindsay, Thomas Heider, Katherine Belov, Willem Rens, Paul D Waters, Elizabeth A Pharo, Geoff Shaw, Emily Swwong, Christophe M Lefevre, Kevin R Nicholas, Yoko Kuroki, Matthew J Wakefield, Kyall R Zenger, Chenwei Wang, Malcolm Ferguson-Smith, Frank W Nicholas, Danielle Hickford, et al.
Journal article | 2011 | Genome Biology
Molecular analysis of tammar (Macropus eugenii) mammary epithelial cells stimulated with lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid
Kerry A Daly, Sonia L Mailer, Matthew R Digby, Christophe Lefevre, Peter Thomson, Elizabeth Deane, Kevin R Nicholas, Peter Williamson
Journal article | 2009 | Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology
The comparative genomics of tammar wallaby and Cape fur seal lactation models to examine function of milk proteins
Julie A Sharp, Matthew Digby, Christophe Lefevre, Sonia Mailer, Elie Khalil, Denijal Topcic, Aurelie Auguste, Joly Kwek, Amelia J Brennan, Mary Familari, Kevin R Nicholas
Book Chapter | 2009
Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution
Wesley C Warren, LaDeana W Hillier, Jennifer A Marshall Graves, Ewan Birney, Chris P Ponting, Frank Grutzner, Katherine Belov, Webb Miller, Laura Clarke, Asif T Chinwalla, Shiaw-Pyng Yang, Andreas Heger, Devin P Locke, Pat Miethke, Paul D Waters, Frederic Veyrunes, Lucinda Fulton, Bob Fulton, Tina Graves, John Wallis, et al.
Journal article | 2008 | Nature
Identification, characterization and expression of cathelicidin in the pouch young of tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)
Kerry A Daly, Matthew R Digby, Christophe Lefevre, Kevin R Nicholas, Elizabeth M Deane, Peter Williamson
Journal article | 2008 | Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A quantitative study of the morphological development and bacterial colonisation of the gut of the tammar wallaby Macropus eugenii eugenii and brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula during in-pouch development
RG Lentle, D Dey, C Hulls, DJ Mellor, PJ Moughan, KJ Stafford, K Nicholas
Journal article | 2006 | Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic and Environmental Physiology
Species-specific cell-matrix interactions are essential for differentiation of alveoli like structures and milk gene expression in primary mammary cells of the Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus)
Julie A Sharp, Kylie N Cane, Sonia L Mailer, W Herman Oosthuizen, John PY Arnould, Kevin R Nicholas
Journal article | 2006 | Matrix Biology
Bachelor of Science (honours)
The University of Western Australia
Doctor of Philosophy
The University of Western Australia