Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Buntwal, L., Sassi, M., Morgan, A., Andrews, Z., Davies, J. Ghrelin-Mediated Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Implications for Health and Disease Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism 30 11 844 859
  2. Ratcliff, M., Rees, D., McGrady, S., Buntwal, L., Hornsby, A., Bayliss, J., Kent, B., Bussey, T., Saksida, L., Beynon, A., Howell, O., Morgan, A., Sun, Y., Andrews, Z., Wells, T., Davies, J. Calorie restriction activates new adult born olfactory‐bulb neurones in a ghrelin‐dependent manner but acyl‐ghrelin does not enhance subventricular zone neurogenesis Journal of Neuroendocrinology 31 7
  3. Churm, R., Caplin, S., Barry, J., Davies, J., Stephens, J., Prior, S., Prior, S., Davies, J., Churm, R. Acyl-ghrelin mediated lipid retention and inflammation in obesity-related Type 2 diabetes Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 481 8 13
  4. Corney, B., Widnall, C., Rees, D., Davies, J., Crunelli, V., Carter, D., Davies, J., Rees, D. Regulatory Architecture of the Neuronal Cacng2/Tarpγ2 Gene Promoter: Multiple Repressive Domains, a Polymorphic Regulatory Short Tandem Repeat, and Bidirectional Organization with Co-regulated lncRNAs Journal of Molecular Neuroscience
  5. Elabi, O., Duskova, K., Davies, J., Lane, E., Davies, J. The Impact of Ghrelin on the Survival and Efficacy of Dopaminergic Fetal Grafts in the 6-OHDA-Lesioned Rat Neuroscience 395 13 21
  6. Morgan, A., Rees, D., Andrews, Z., Davies, J. Ghrelin mediated neuroprotection - A possible therapy for Parkinson's disease? Neuropharmacology 136 317 326
  7. Churm, R., Davies, J., Stephens, J., Prior, S., Prior, S., Stephens, J., Davies, J., Churm, R. Ghrelin function in human obesity and type 2 diabetes: a concise review Obesity Reviews 18 2 140 148
  8. Morgan, A., Andrews, Z., Davies, J., Davies, J., Morgan, A. Less is more: Caloric regulation of neurogenesis and adult brain function Journal of Neuroendocrinology 29 10 e12512
  9. O'Keeffe, S., Beynon, A., Davies, J., Moynagh, P., Coogan, A., Silver, R., Davies, J. NF-κB signalling is involved in immune-modulation, but not basal functioning, of the mouse suprachiasmatic circadian clock European Journal of Neuroscience 45 8 1111 1123
  10. Santos, V., Stark, R., Rial, D., Silva, H., Bayliss, J., Lemus, M., Davies, J., Cunha, R., Prediger, R., Andrews, Z. Acyl ghrelin improves cognition, synaptic plasticity deficits and neuroinflammation following amyloid beta (Aβ1-40) administration in mice Journal of Neuroendocrinology
  11. Hopkins, A., Nelson, T., Guschina, I., Parsons, L., Lewis, C., Brown, R., Christian, H., Davies, J., Wells, T. Unacylated ghrelin promotes adipogenesis in rodent bone marrow via ghrelin O-acyl transferase and GHS-R1a activity: evidence for target cell-induced acylation Scientific Reports 7 45541
  12. Churm, R., Barry, J., Caplin, S., Davies, J., Stephens, J., Prior, S. Effect of increased endogenous glucose levels within Type 2 diabetes on cellular lipid profiles Endocrine Abstracts 48 2
  13. Golding, D., Rees, D., Davies, J., Relkovic, D., Furby, H., Guschina, I., Hopkins, A., Davies, J., Resnick, J., Isles, A., Wells, T. Paradoxical leanness in the imprinting-centre deletion mouse model for Prader–Willi syndrome Journal of Endocrinology 232 1 123 135
  14. Alquier, T., Bayliss, J., Lemus, M., Santos, V., Deo, M., Davies, J., Kemp, B., Elsworth, J., Andrews, Z. Metformin Prevents Nigrostriatal Dopamine Degeneration Independent of AMPK Activation in Dopamine Neurons PLOS ONE 11 7 e0159381
  15. Hornsby, A., Redhead, Y., Rees, D., Ratcliff, M., Reichenbach, A., Wells, T., Francis, L., Amstalden, K., Andrews, Z., Davies, J. Short-term calorie restriction enhances adult hippocampal neurogenesis and remote fear memory in a Ghsr-dependent manner Psychoneuroendocrinology 63 198 207
  16. Bayliss, J., Lemus, M., Stark, R., Santos, V., Thompson, A., Rees, D., Galic, S., Elsworth, J., Kemp, B., Andrews, Z., Davies, J., Rees, D. Ghrelin-AMPK Signaling Mediates the Neuroprotective Effects of Calorie Restriction in Parkinson's Disease Journal of Neuroscience 36 10 3049 3063
  17. Johnston, A., Kang, J., Shen, W., Pickrell, W., Cushion, T., Davies, J., Baer, K., Mullins, J., Hammond, C., Chung, S., Thomas, R., White, C., Smith, P., Macdonald, R., Rees, M., Pickrell, O. A Novel GABRG2 mutation, p.R136*, in a family with GEFS+ and extended phenotypes Neurobiology of Disease
  18. Kent, B., Beynon, A., Hornsby, A., Bekinschtein, P., Bussey, T., Davies, J., Saksida, L. The orexigenic hormone acyl-ghrelin increases adult hippocampal neurogenesis and enhances pattern separation Psychoneuroendocrinology 51 431 439
  19. Beynon, A., Brown, M., Wright, R., Rees, M., Sheldon, I., Davies, J., Brown, R., Sheldon, M. Ghrelin inhibits LPS-induced release of IL-6 from mouse dopaminergic neurones Journal of Neuroinflammation 10 1 40
  20. Wells, T., Davies, J., Guschina, I., Ball, D., Davies, J., Davies, V., Evans, B., Votruba, M., Davies, J. Opa3, a novel regulator of mitochondrial function, controls thermogenesis and abdominal fat mass in a mouse model for Costeff syndrome Human Molecular Genetics 21 22 4836 4844
  21. Davies, J., Klein, D., Carter, D., Davies, J. Selective Genomic Targeting by FRA-2/FOSL2 Transcription Factor: REGULATION OF THE Rgs4 GENE IS MEDIATED BY A VARIANT ACTIVATOR PROTEIN 1 (AP-1) PROMOTER SEQUENCE/CREB-BINDING PROTEIN (CBP) MECHANISM Journal of Biological Chemistry 286 17 15227 39
  22. Glad, C., Kitchen, E., Russ, G., Harris, S., Davies, J., Gevers, E., Gabrielsson, B., Wells, T., Davies, J. Reverse Feeding Suppresses the Activity of the GH Axis in Rats and Induces a Preobesogenic State Endocrinology 152 3 869
  23. Davies, J., Chung, S., Thomas, R., Robinson, A., Hammond, C., Mullins, J., Carta, E., Pearce, B., Harvey, K., Harvey, R., Rees, M., Davies, J. The glycinergic system in human startle disease: a genetic screening approach Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 3 8 16
  24. Davies, J., Kotokorpi, P., Eccles, S., Barnes, S., Tokarczuk, P., Allen, S., Whitworth, H., Guschina, I., Evans, B., Mode, A., Zigman, J., Wells, T., Davies, J. Ghrelin Induces Abdominal Obesity Via GHS-R-Dependent Lipid Retention Molecular Endocrinology 23 6 914
  25. El-Kasti, M., Christian, H., Huerta-Ocampo, I., Stolbrink, M., Gill, S., Houston, P., Davies, J., Chilcott, J., Hill, N., Matthews, D., Carter, D., Wells, T., Davies, J. The Pregnancy-Induced Increase in Baseline Circulating Growth Hormone in Rats is not Induced by Ghrelin Journal of Neuroendocrinology 20 3 309
  26. Davies, J., Gevers, E., Stevenson, A., Coschigano, K., El-Kasti, M., Bull, M., Elford, C., Evans, B., Kopchick, J., Wells, T. Adiposity profile in the dwarf rat: an unusually lean model of profound growth hormone deficiency American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 292 5 E1483 E1494
  27. Davies, J., Thompson, N., Christian, H., Pinilla, L., Ebling, F., Tena-Sempere, M., Wells, T., Davies, J. Hypothalamic Expression of Human Growth Hormone Induces Post-Pubertal Hypergonadotrophism in Male Transgenic Growth Retarded Rats Journal of Neuroendocrinology 18 10 719 731
  28. Davies, J., Carter, D., Davies, J. Protein/DNA interaction profiling reveals novel regulators of the pineal transcriptome Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 252 1-2 19 26
  29. Martini, A., Fernández-Fernández, R., Tovar, S., Navarro, V., Vigo, E., Vazquez, M., Davies, J., Thompson, N., Aguilar, E., Pinilla, L., Wells, T., Dieguez, C., Tena-Sempere, M., Davies, J. Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Ghrelin and Unacylated Ghrelin on Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Male Rats Endocrinology 147 5 2374 2382
  30. Holter, J., Davies, J., Leresche, N., Crunelli, V., Carter, D. Identification of Two Further Splice Variants of <I>GABABR1</I> Characterizes the Conserved Micro-Exon 4 as a Hot Spot for Regulated Splicing in the Rat Brain Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 26 1 099 108
  31. Holter, J., Davies, J., Leresche, N., Crunelli, V., Carter, D. Identification of Two Further Splice Variants of GABABR1 Characterizes the Conserved Micro-Exon 4 as a Hot Spot for Regulated Splicing in the Rat Brain Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 26 1 099 108
  32. Davies, J., Davies, J. Manipulating sorting signals to generate co-expression of somatostatin and eGFP in the regulated secretory pathway from a monocistronic construct Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 33 2 523 532
  33. Davies, J., Carter, D., Wells, T. Photic Stimulation Inhibits Growth Hormone Secretion in Rats: A Hypothalamic Mechanism for Transient Entrainment Endocrinology 145 6 2950 2958
  34. Thompson, N., Davies, J., Mode, A., Houston, P., Wells, T. Pattern-Dependent Suppression of Growth Hormone (GH) Pulsatility by Ghrelin and GH-Releasing Peptide-6 in Moderately GH-Deficient Rats Endocrinology 144 11 4859 4867