Journal articles

Mawalagedera SMMR, Ou Z-Q, McDowell A and Gould KS (2016).  Effects of boiling and in vitro gastrointestinal digestion on the antioxidant activity of Sonchus oleraceus leaves.  Food and Function 7: 1515-1522 [IF 2.791]

Ou Z-Q, Rades T and McDowell A (2015). Anti-ageing effects of puha (Sonchus oleraceus L.) leaf extracts on H2O2-induced cell senescence. Molecules Special Issue Phytochemicals: Biosynthesis, metabolism and biological activities 20: 4548-4564

Rooney JS, McDowell A, Strachan CJ and Gordon KC (2015). Evaluation of vibrational spectroscopic methods to identify and quantify multiple adulterants in herbal medicines. Talanta 138: 77-85

Chiu JZS, Tucker IG, McLeod BJ and McDowell A (2015). Arginine-tagging of polymeric nanoparticles via histidine to improve cellular uptake. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 89: 48-55

Bobbala S, McDowell A and Hook SM (2015). Quantitation of immunological adjuvants monophosphoryl lipid A and Quil A in poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles using high performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection. Journal of Chromatography B 975: 45-51

McDowell A, Fothergill JA, Khan A and Medlicott NJ and (2014). A cyclodextrin formulation to improve use of the anaesthetic tribromoethanol (Avertin®). Theme Issue of the Journal of Pharmacy and BioAllied Sciences 6: 16-21

Ou Z-Q, Schmierer DJ, Rades T, Larsen, L and McDowell A (2013). Application of an online post-column derivatization HPLC-DPPH assay to detect compounds responsible for antioxidant activity in Sonchus oleraceus L. leaf extracts. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 65: 271-279

McDowell A, Thompson S, Stark M, Ou Z-Q and Gould KS (2011). The antioxidant activity of puha (Sonchus oleraceus L.) as assessed by the cellular antioxidant activity (CAA) assay. Phytotherapy Research 25: 1876-1882

McDowell A, Assink L, Musgrave R, Soper H, Williams C and Norris P (2011). Veterinary prescribing and dispensing processes in the community setting with respect to pharmacists. Pharmacy Practice 9: 23-30

Kafka AP, McLeod BJ, Rades T, McDowell A (2011). Release and bioactivity of PACA nanoparticles containing D-Lys6- GnRH for brushtail possum fertility control. Journal of Controlled Release 149: 307-311

Kafka AP, Kleffmann T, Rades T and McDowell A (2010). Characterisation of peptide polymer interactions in poly(alkylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles: A mass spectrometric approach. Current Drug Delivery 7: 208-215

Kafka AP, Kleffmann T, Rades T and McDowell A (2010). Rapid and specific high-performance liquid chromatography for the in vitro quantification of D-Lys6-GnRH in a microemulsion-type formulation in the presence of peptide oxidation products. Biomedical Chromatography 24: 132-139

Kafka AP, Kleffmann T, Rades T and McDowell A (2009). The use of MALDI TOF mass spectrometry to identify co- polymerization in PACA nanoparticles. Molecular Pharmaceutics 6: 1483–1491

Krittaphol W, McDowell A, Thomson CD, Tucker IG, Fawcett JP and Mikov M (2009). An improved HPLC method for the determination of L-selenomethionine in rat gut contents. Biomedical Chromatography 23: 1169-1174

Graf A, McDowell A and Rades T (2009). Poly(alkycyanoacrylate) nanoparticles for enhanced delivery of therapeutics – is there real potential? Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery 6:371-387

McDowell A and McLeod BJ (2007). Physiology of the brushtail possum gastrointestinal tract: Relationship to the human gastrointestinal tract. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 59: 1121-1132

McDowell A, McLeod BJ, Rades T and Tucker, IG (2006). Application of pharmaceutical drug delivery for biological control of the common brushtail possum in New Zealand: a review. Wildlife Research 33(8): 679-689

McDowell A, McLeod BJ, Thompson EG and Tucker IG (2005). A morphometric study of the gastrointestinal tract of the common brushtail possum in southern New Zealand. Australian Mammalogy 27: 61-67

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