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Publications: Miss Rubina Aktar

Aktar R, Parkar N, Baumard L, Stenz R, Parker A, Goldson A, Brion A, Carding S et al. ( 2020 ) . Human resident gut microbe Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron regulates colonic neuronal innervation and neurogenic function . Gut Microbes
AKTAR R, PEIRIS M, FIKREE A, Eaton S, Kritas S, Kentish S, Araujo E, Bacarin C et al. ( 2019 ) . A novel role for the extracellular matrix glycoprotein-Tenascin-X in gastric function . J Physiol Article 10.1113/JP277195 ,
Peiris M, Aktar R, Raynel S, Hao Z, Mumphrey MB, Berthoud H-R, Blackshaw LA ( 2018 ) . Effects of Obesity and Gastric Bypass Surgery on Nutrient Sensors, Endocrine Cells, and Mucosal Innervation of the Mouse Colon . Nutrients vol. 10 , ( 10 )
Aktar R, Peiris M, Fikree A, Cibert-Goton V, Walmsley M, Tough IR, Watanabe P, Araujo EJA et al. ( 2018 ) . The extracellular matrix glycoprotein tenascin-X regulates peripheral sensory and motor neurones . Journal of Physiology vol. 596 , ( 17 ) 4237 - 4251 .
Woodland P, Shen Ooi JL, Grassi F, Nikaki K, Lee C, Evans JA, Koukias N, Triantos C et al. ( 2017 ) . Superficial Esophageal Mucosal Afferent Nerves May Contribute to Reflux Hypersensitivity in Nonerosive Reflux Disease . Gastroenterology vol. 153 , ( 5 ) 1230 - 1239 .
Fikree A, Aktar R, Morris JK, Grahame R, Knowles CH, Aziz Q ( 2017 ) . The association between Ehlers-Danlos syndrome—hypermobility type and gastrointestinal symptoms in university students: a cross-sectional study . Neurogastroenterology and Motility vol. 29 , ( 3 )
AKTAR R ( 2016 ) . 1 Multiple roles for the extracelllular matrix protein Tenascin-X in nerve gut function . Supervisors: Blackshaw, A, Aziz, Q , Notes: Funding via Bowel and Cancer Research ,
Fikree A, Aktar R, Grahame R, Hakim AJ, Morris JK, Knowles CH, Aziz Q ( 2015 ) . Functional gastrointestinal disorders are associated with the joint hypermobility syndrome in secondary care: A case-control study . Neurogastroenterology and Motility vol. 27 , ( 4 ) 569 - 579 .
Woodland P, Aktar R, Mthunzi E, Lee C, Peiris M, Preston SL, Blackshaw LA, Sifrim D ( 2015 ) . Distinct afferent innervation patterns within the human proximal and distal esophageal mucosa . American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology vol. 308 , ( 6 ) G525 - G531 .
Fikree A, Grahame R, Aktar R, Farmer AD, Hakim AJ, Morris JK, Knowles CH, Aziz Q ( 2014 ) . A Prospective Evaluation of Undiagnosed Joint Hypermobility Syndrome in Patients With Gastrointestinal Symptoms . Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology vol. 12 , ( 10 ) 1680 - 1687.e2 .
Gutiérrez L, Sabaratnam N, Aktar R, Bettedi L, Mandilaras K, Missirlis F ( 2010 ) . Zinc accumulation in heterozygous mutants of fumble, the pantothenate kinase homologue of Drosophila . FEBS Letters vol. 584 , ( 13 ) 2942 - 2946 .