Amanda P. Doyle

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A dodecapeptide of A-gliadin, which shares amino acid homologies with the E1b protein of adenovirus 12, was used to produce murine monoclonal antibodies. Five monoclonal antibodies were produced and were screened by enzyme linked immunosorbant assay, immunodot assay, and immunoblotting. The antibodies were tested against whole wheat gliadin and its alpha,(More)
A peptide B3144, derived after peptic tryptic digestion of alpha-gliadin and corresponding to residues 3-56 from the coeliac-activating domain I, was previously used to produce monoclonal antibodies. A dot immunobinding assay was developed using these antibodies to detect gluten in wheat, rye, barley and oats. The limit of sensitivity of the assay was 1(More)
In order to establish defined biomimetic systems, type I collagen was functionalised with 1,3-Phenylenediacetic acid (Ph) as aromatic, bifunctional segment. Following investigation on molecular organization and macroscopic properties, material functionalities, i.e. degradability and bioactivity, were addressed, aiming at elucidating the potential of this(More)
Eight monoclonal antibodies were raised against a sequenced 54-amino-acid peptide of alpha-gliadin, which is thought to exacerbate coeliac disease. Five of the antibodies cross-reacted with coeliac non-toxic cereals. Two of eight of the antibodies bound specifically to coeliac toxic prolamins. These two antibodies cross-reacted with high molecular weight(More)
Chemical crosslinking of collagen is a general strategy to reproduce macroscale tissue properties in physiological environment. However, simultaneous control of protein conformation, material properties and biofunctionality is highly challenging with current synthetic strategies. Consequently, the potentially-diverse clinical applications of collagen-based(More)
A monoclonal antibody, raised against a sequenced 54 amino-acid peptide from the coeliac-activating N-terminal region of alpha-gliadin, was used in an assay for the measurement of gluten in foods. A double-sandwich ELISA using a polyclonal capture antibody produced standard curves for unfractionated gliadin and its alpha, beta, gamma and omega subfractions,(More)
We present three newly discovered sub-Jupiter mass planets from the SuperWASP survey: WASP-54b is a heavily bloated planet of mass 0.636+0.025 −0.024 MJ and radius 1.653 +0.090 −0.083 RJ. It orbits a F9 star, evolving off the main sequence, every 3.69 days. Our MCMC fit of the system yields a slightly eccentric orbit (e = 0.067+0.033 −0.025) for WASP-54b.(More)