Selected Recent Publications
Zhang Y, Mehta M, Mansel BW, Ng HW, Liu Y, Holmes G, Le Ru EC, Prabakar S. Anion‐regulated binding selectivity of Cr (III) in collagen. Biopolymers. 2020 Nov 2:e23406.
Maidment C, Ahn M, Naffa R, Loo T, Norris G. Comparative Analysis of the Proteomic Profile of Cattle Hides that Produce Loose and Tight Leather using In-Gel Tryptic Digestion followed by LC-MS/MS. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2020 Nov 2;115(11):399-408.
Zhang Y, Buchanan J, Naffa R, Mansel B, Maidment C, Holmes G, Prabakar S. In situ structural studies during denaturation of natural and synthetically crosslinked collagen using synchrotron SAXS. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 2020 Sep 1;27(5).
Gaar J, Naffa R, Brimble M. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic crosslinks found in collagen and elastin and their chemical synthesis. Organic Chemistry Frontiers. 2020;7(18):2789-814.
Naffa R, Zhang Y, Mansel B, Zhang W, Maidment C, Deb-Choudhury S, Holmes G, Shehadi IA, Prabakar S. Chemical and Structural Composition of Alpaca (Vicugna pacos) Skin with a Focus on Collagen Crosslinks. Small Ruminant Research. 2020 Jun 3:106144.
Naffa R, Holmes G, Zhang W, Maidment C, Shehadi I, Norris G. Comparison of liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection to liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for amino acid analysis with derivatisation by 6-aminoquinolyl-N-hydroxysuccinimidyl-carbamate: Applications for analysis of amino acids in skin. Arabian Journal of Chemistry. 2020 Feb 1;13(2):3997-4008.
Zhang Y, Naffa R, Garvey CJ, Maidment CA, Prabakar S. Quantitative and structural analysis of isotopically labelled natural crosslinks in type I skin collagen using LC-HRMS and SANS. Journal of Leather Science and Engineering. 2019 Dec 1;1(1):10.
Naffa R, Maidment C, Ahn M, Ingham B, Hinkley S, Norris G. Molecular and structural insights into skin collagen reveals several factors that influence its architecture. International journal of biological macromolecules. 2019 May 1;128:509-20.
Zhang Y, Snow T, Smith AJ, Holmes G, Prabakar S. A guide to high-efficiency chromium (III)-collagen cross-linking: Synchrotron SAXS and DSC study. International journal of biological macromolecules. 2019 Apr 1;126:123-9.
Naffa R, Maidment C, Holmes G, Norris G. Insights into the molecular composition of the skins and hides used in leather manufacture. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2019 Jan 1;114(1).