Selected Recent Publications
Yi, Y., Zhang, Y., Mansel, B., Wang, Y.N., Prabakar, S. and Shi, B., 2022. Effect of Dialdehyde Carboxymethyl Cellulose Cross-Linking on the Porous Structure of the Collagen Matrix. Biomacromolecules.
Tu, Y.H., Ahn, M., Rakonjac, J., Holmes, G. and Norris, G., 2022. Milk provides the basis for an eco-friendly shorter process for skin preservation and leather manufacture. Cleaner Engineering and Technology, p.100464.
McRae, K.M., Cooper, S.M., McEwan, J.C., Anderson, R., Bain, W.E., Baird, H.J., Dodds, K.G., Clarke, S.M., Pickering, N.K. and Holmes, G., 2022. Genetic variation in skin traits in New Zealand lambs. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.
Mehta, M., Liu, Y., Waterland, M. and Holmes, G., 2021. Characterization of the degradation of sheepskin by monitoring Cytochrome c of bacteria by Raman spectroscopy. Analytical Letters, 54(6), pp.1005-1022.
Aslam, M., Khan, T.M., Naqvi, S.S., Holmes, G. and Naffa, R., 2021. Learning to recognize irregular features on leather surfaces. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association, 116(5).
Etxabide, A., Kilmartin, P.A., Maté, J.I., Prabakar, S., Brimble, M. and Naffa, R., 2021. Analysis of advanced glycation end products in ribose-, glucose-and lactose-crosslinked gelatin to correlate the physical changes induced by Maillard reaction in films. Food Hydrocolloids, 117, p.106736.
Mehta, M., Naffa, R., Zhang, W., Schreurs, N.M., Waterland, M., Cooper, S. and Holmes, G., 2021. Validity and reliability of Raman spectroscopy for carotenoid assessment in cattle skin. Biochemistry and biophysics reports, 27, p.101036.
Mehta, M., Liu, Y., Naffa, R., Waterland, M. and Holmes, G., 2021. Changes to the Collagen Structure using Vibrational Spectroscopy and Chemometrics: A Comparison between Chemical and Sulfide-Free Leather Process. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association, 116(11), pp.379-389.
Mehta, M., Liu, Y., Waterland, M. and Holmes, G., 2021. Monitoring the mode of action of synthetic and natural biocides against Aeromonas hydrophila by Raman spectroscopy and chemometrics. Journal of Leather Science and Engineering, 3(1), pp.1-15.
Hon Wei NG., 2021. Study on molecular-level collagen structure changes caused by enzymatic depilation process using X-Ray Scattering. IULTCS YLSG 2021 (Basic Research) https://iultcs.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/yslg-report-hon-wei-ng.pdf
M. Aslam, T. M. Khan, S. S. Naqvi and G. Holmes, “Putting Current State of the art Object Detectors to the Test: Towards Industry Applicable Leather Surface Defect Detection,” 2021 Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 2021, pp. 01-08, doi: 10.1109/ DICTA52665. 2021. 9647409.
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.