Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Knight, J., Nigam, Y., Jones, A. Effects of bedrest 2: respiratory and haematological systems Nursing Times 115 1 44 47
  2. Bexfield, A., Bond, A., Roberts, E., Dudley, E., Nigam, Y., Thomas, S., Newton, R., Ratcliffe, N. The antibacterial activity against MRSA strains and other bacteria of a <500Da fraction from maggot excretions/secretions of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Microbes and Infection 10 4 325 333
  3. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Effects of bedrest 5: the muscles, joints and mobility Nursing Times 115 4 54 57
  4. Knight, J., Nigam, Y., Jones, A. Effects of bedrest 6: bones, skin, self-concept and self-esteem Nursing Times 115 5 56 59
  5. Humphreys, I., Lehane, P., Nigam, Y. Could maggot therapy be taught in primary schools? Journal of Biological Education 1 11
  6. Wilson, M., Nigam, Y., Knight, J., Pritchard, D. What is the optimal treatment time for larval therapy? A study on incubation time and tissue debridement by bagged maggots of the greenbottle fly, Lucilia sericata International Wound Journal
  7. Nigam, Y. Gastrointestinal tract 6: the effects of gut microbiota on human health Nursing Times 115 11 46 50
  8. Nigam, Y., Knight, J., Williams, N. Gastrointestinal tract 5: the anatomy and functions of the large intestine Nursing Times 115 10 50 53
  9. Nigam, Y., Knight, J., Williams, N. Gastrointestinal tract 4: anatomy and role of the jejunum and ileum Nursing Times 115 9 41 44
  10. Knight, J., Williams, N., Nigam, Y. Gastrointestinal tract 3: the duodenum, liver and pancreas Nursing Times 115 8 56 60
  11. Knight, J., Williams, N., Nigam, Y. Gastrointestinal tract 2: the structure and function of the stomach Nursing Times 115 7 43 47
  12. Knight, J., Williams, N., Nigam, Y. Gastrointestinal tract 1: the mouth and oesophagus Nursing Times 115 6 53 57
  13. Evans, R., Morgan, C., Jones, N., Nigam, Y. Human Growth Factor Homologues, Detected in Externalised Secretions of Medicinal Larvae, Could be Responsible for Maggot-Induced Wound Healing International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biosciences 6 4 1 10
  14. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Effects of Bedrest 4 - Renal, Reproductive and Immune Systems Nursing Times 115 3 47 50
  15. Knight, J., Nigam, Y., Jones, A. Effects of Bedrest 3 - Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems Nursing Times 115 2 50 53
  16. Knight, J., Nigam, Y., Jones, A. Effects of bedrest 1: introduction and the cardiovascular system Nursing Times 114 2 55 58
  17. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 11: Skin Nursing Times 113 12 51 55
  18. Knight, J., Hore, N., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 10: the musculoskeletal system Nursing Times 113 11 60 63
  19. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 8: the reproductive system Nursing Times 113 9 44 47
  20. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 9: the immune system. Nursing Times 113 10 42 45
  21. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 7: the endocrine system Nursing Times 113 8 48 51
  22. Knight, J., Wigham, C., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 6: the eyes and ears Nursing Times 113 7 39 42
  23. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 5: the nervous system Nursing Times 113 6 55 58
  24. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. Diabetes management 3: the pathogenesis and management of diabetic foot ulcers Nursing Times
  25. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 3: the digestive system Nursing Times
  26. Knight, J., Andrade, M., Nigam, Y. Diabetes management 2: long-term complications due to poor control Nursing Times
  27. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Diabetes management 1: disease types, symptoms and diagnosis Nursing Times
  28. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 2: the respiratory system Nursing Times 113 3 53 55
  29. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Anatomy and physiology of ageing 1: the cardiovascular system Nursing Times 113 2 22 24
  30. Nigam, Y. Advances in Myiasis Treatment Health Care: Current Reviews 2016, 4 1
  31. Wilson, M., Nigam, Y., Jung, W., Knight, J., Pritchard, D. The impacts of larval density and protease inhibition on feeding in medicinal larvae of the greenbottle fly Lucilia sericata Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  32. Nigam, Y., Morgan, C., Nigam, Y., Morgan, C. Does maggot therapy promote wound healing? The clinical and cellular evidence Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  33. Pritchard, D., Cerovsky, V., Nigam, Y., et, a. TIME management by medicinal larvae international wound journal
  34. Evans, R., Dudley, E., Nigam, Y. Detection and partial characterization of antifungal bioactivity from the secretions of the medicinal maggot,Lucilia sericata Wound Repair and Regeneration 23 3 361 368
  35. Brimson, C., Nigam, Y., Nigam, Y. The role of oxygen-associated therapies for the healing of chronic wounds, particularly in patients with diabetes Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 27 4 411 418
  36. Harris, L., Nigam, Y., Sawyer, J., Mack, D., Pritchard, D., Nigam, Y., Harris, L. Lucilia sericata Chymotrypsin Disrupts Protein Adhesin-Mediated Staphylococcal Biofilm Formation Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79 4 1393 1395
  37. Nigam, Y. Evidence for larval debridement therapy in wound cleansing and healing Wounds UK Supplement: LDT:an economic, scientific and clinical evaluation 9 4 12 16
  38. Pritchard, D., Nigam, Y. Maximising the Secondary Beneficial Effects of Larval Debridement Therapy Journal of Wound Care 22 11 610 616
  39. Cazander, G., Pritchard, D., Nigam, Y., Jung, W., Nibbering, P. Multiple actions ofLucilia sericatalarvae in hard-to-heal wounds BioEssays 35 12 1083 1092
  40. Morgan, C., Nigam, Y. Naturally derived factors and their role in the promotion of angiogenesis for the healing of chronic wounds Angiogenesis
  41. Nigam, Y., Knight, J., Bhattacharya, S., Bayer, A. Physiological Changes Associated with Aging and Immobility Journal of Aging Research 2012 1
  42. Bexfield, A., Bond, A., Morgan, C., Wagstaff, J., Newton, R., Ratcliffe, N., Dudley, E., Nigam, Y., Nigam, Y., Dudley, E., Morgan, C. Amino acid derivatives fromLucilia sericataexcretions/secretions may contribute to the beneficial effects of maggot therapy via increased angiogenesis British Journal of Dermatology 162 3 554 562
  43. Harris, L., Bexfield, A., Rohde, H., Nigam, Y., Ratcliffe, N., Mack, D., Harris, L. Disruption of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms by medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata excretions/secretions International Journal of Artificial Organs 32 9 555 564
  44. Nigam, Y., Aled, J., Nigam, Y., Knight, J. Effects of bedrest 1: cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems Nursing Times 105 21 16 20
  45. Yamni, N., Aled, J., Nigam, Y., Knight, J. Effects of bedrest 2: gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous systems Nursing Times 105 22 24 27
  46. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Effects of bedrest 3: musculoskeletal and immune systems, skin and self-perception Nursing Times 105 23 18 22
  47. Nigam, Y., Knight, J., Knight, J. The Lymphatic System : part one – Overview. Nursing Times 104 13 52 53
  48. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. The Lymphatic System : part two – The Lymphatic Organs. Nursing Times 104 14 26 27
  49. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Lymphatic System : part three – The Lymphatic System and Immunity. Nursing Times 104 15 22 23
  50. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. The Lymphatic System : part four – Pathophysiology Nursing Times 104 16 24 25
  51. Nigam, Y., Bexfield, A. Genes and Chromosomes: Part One – An Introduction. Nursing Times 104 23 22 23
  52. Bexfield, A., Nigam, Y. Genes and Chromosomes: Part Two – Cell Division and Genetic Diversity. Nursing Times 104 24 24 25
  53. Bexfield, A., Nigam, Y. Genes and Chromosomes: Part Three – Genes, Proteins and Mutations. Nursing Times 104 25 26 27
  54. Nigam, Y., Bexfield, A. Genes and Chromosomes: Part Four – Genetic Anomalies and Disorders. Nursing Times 104 26 24 25
  55. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 1 The Cardiovascular System. Nursing Times 104 31 26 27
  56. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 2 The Respiratory System. Nursing Times 104 32 24 25
  57. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 3 The Digestive System. Nursing Times 104 33 22 23
  58. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 5 The Nervous System. Nursing Times 104 35 18 19
  59. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 6 The Eye and Ear. Nursing Times 104 36 22 23
  60. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 7 The Endocrine System. Nursing Times 104 45 24 25
  61. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 8 The Reproductive System. Nursing Times 104 46 24 25
  62. Nigam, Y., Knight, J. The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 9 The Immune System. Nursing Times 104 47 58 59
  63. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. The lymphatic system. Part 3--The lymphatic system and immunity Nursing Times 104 15 22 23
  64. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Exploring the anatomy and physiology of ageing. Part 1--The cardiovascular system Nursing Times 104 31 26 27
  65. Knight, J., Nigam, Y. Exploring the anatomy and physiology of ageing: part 8--the reproductive system Nursing Times 104 46 24 25
  66. Nigam, Y., Bexfield, A., Thomas, S., Ratcliffe, N. Maggot Therapy: The Science and Implication for CAM Part II—Maggots Combat Infection Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3 3 303 308
  67. Nigam, Y., Bexfield, A., Thomas, S., Ratcliffe, N. Maggot Therapy: The Science and Implication for CAM Part I—History and Bacterial Resistance Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3 2 223 227
  68. Bexfield, A., Nigam, Y., Thomas, S., Ratcliffe, N. Detection and partial characterisation of two antibacterial factors from the excretions/secretions of the medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata and their activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 1297 1304
  69. Nigam, Y., Cutter, J., Nigam, Y. A preliminary investigation into bacterial contamination of Welsh emergency ambulances Emergency Medicine Journal 20 5 479 482
  70. Nigam, Y., Williams, R, W., Burns, C. Contamination of Domestic and Public Areas by Dog Faeces and Toxocara canis. Community Practitioner 74 1 16 19
  71. Whitten, M., Mello, C., Gomes, S., Nigam, Y., Azambuja, P., Garcia, E., Ratcliffe, N., Nigam, Y., Walker (neeWhitten), M. Role of Superoxide and Reactive Nitrogen Intermediates in Rhodnius prolixus (Reduviidae)/Trypanosoma rangeli Interactions Experimental Parasitology 98 1 44 57
  72. Mello, C., Nigam, Y., Garcia, E., Azambuja, P., Newton, R., Ratcliffe, N., Nigam, Y. Studies on a Haemolymph Lectin Isolated fromRhodnius prolixusand Its Interaction withTrypanosoma rangeli Experimental Parasitology 91 4 289 296
  73. Nigam, Y., Maudlin, I., Welburn, S., Ratcliffe, N., Nigam, Y. Detection of Phenoloxidase Activity in the Hemolymph of Tsetse Flies, Refractory and Susceptible to Infection withTrypanosoma brucei rhodesiense Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 69 3 279 281
  74. ratcliffe, n., garcia, e., azambuja, p., mello, c., Nigam, Y. Role of host agglutinins in the development of trypanosomes in R. prolixus Developmental and Comparitive Immunology 21 2 247
  75. ratcliffe, n., Nigam, Y., mello, c., garcia, e., azambuja, p. Trypanosoma cruzi and erythrocyte agglutinins: A comparative study of occurrence and properties in the gut and hemolymph of Rhodnius prolixus. Experimental Parasitology 83 83 93
  76. Nigam, Y., Ward, R. the effect of male sandfly pheromone and host factors as attractants for female Lutzomyia longipalpis Physiological Entomology 16 305 312

Book Chapters

  1. Nigam, Y., Dudley, E., Bexfield, A., Bond, A., Evans, J., James, J. The Physiology of Wound Healing by the Medicinal Maggot, Lucilia sericata 39(Ed.), Advances in insect physiology 39 81 London Elsevier Ltd
  2. Nigam, Y. insect vector immunity (Ed.), new directions in invertebrate immunology