David A Bender
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D. A. Bender & W. F. Coulson (1972) Journal of Neurochemistry 19: 2801-2810. Variations in aromatic amino acid decarboxylase activity towards dopa and 5-hydroxytryptophan caused by pH changes and denaturation.
D. A. Bender, A. J. Armstrong, C. R. Monkhouse & J. P. Richardson (1975) Pflügers Archiv 356: 245-251. Changes in pancreatic tryptophan in the rat in response to fasting: The effect of beta-cytotoxic agents and variation in the oestrous cycle.
D. A. Bender & A. N. Bamji (1974) Journal of Neurochemistry 22: 805-809. Serum tryptophan binding in chlorpromazine-treated chronic schizophrenics.
D. A. Bender, R. M. Pigache, J. Gruzelier & N. Hammond (1975) Psychological Medicine 5: 397-403. Changes in serum tryptophan and albumin binding of tryptophan in chlorpromazine treated chronic schizophrenics on withdrawal and restoration of drug therapy.
D. A. Bender (1976) Biochemical Pharmacology 25: 1743-1746. The effects of chlorpromazine on serum tryptophan, brain tryptophan uptake and serotonin synthesis in the rat.
A. E. Bender & D. A. Bender (1976) British Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine 30: 60-65. Maintenance of weight loss in obese subjects.
D. A. Bender, W. R. D. Smith & R. P. Humm (1977) Biochemical Pharmacology 26: 1619-1623. Effects of Benserazide on tryptophan metabolism in the mouse.
D. A. Bender, C. J. Earl & A. J. Lees (1979) Clinical Science and Molecular Medicine 56: 89-93. Niacin depletion in Parkinsonian patients treated with L-dopa, Benserazide and Carbidopa.
D. A. Bender (1980) Biochemical Pharmacology 29: 707-712. Inhibition in vitro of the enzymes of the oxidative pathway of tryptophan metabolism and nicotinamide nucleotide synthesis by Benserazide, Carbidopa and isoniazid.
D. A. Bender (1980) Biochemical Pharmacology 29: 2099-2104. Effects of Benserazide, Carbidopa and isoniazid administration on tryptophan-nicotinamide nucleotide metabolism in the rat.
W. F. Kelly, S. A. Checkley & D. A. Bender (1980) British Journal of Psychiatry 136: 125-132. Cushing's syndrome, tryptophan and depression.
W. F. Kelly, S. A. Checkley, K. Mashiter & D. A. Bender (1983) British Journal of Psychiatry 142: 16-19. Cushing's syndrome and depression - a prospective study of 26 patients
D. A. Bender & D. Wynick (1981) British Journal of Nutrition 45: 269-275. Inhibition of kynureninase by oestrone sulphate: an alternative explanation for abnormal results of tryptophan load tests in women receiving oestrogenic steroids.
D. A. Bender, C. E. Tagoe & J. A. Vale (1982) British Journal of Nutrition 47: 609-614. Effects of oestrogen administration on vitamin B6 and tryptophan metabolism in the rat.
D. A. Bender, B. I. Magboul & D. Wynick (1982) British Journal of Nutrition 48: 119-127. Probable mechanisms of regulation of the utilization of dietary tryptophan, nicotinamide and nicotinic acid as precursors of nicotinamide nucleotides in the rat.
D. A. Bender & G. M. McCreanor (1982) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 717: 56-60. The preferred route of kynurenine metabolism in the rat.
J. Holley, D. A. Bender, W. F. Coulson & E. K. Symes (1983) Journal of Steroid Biochemistry 18: 161-165. Effects of vitamin B6 nutritional status on the uptake of [3H]oestradiol into the uterus, liver and hypothalamus of the rat.
D. A. Bender, A. E. Laing, J. A. Vale, L. Papadaki & M. Pugh (1983) Biochemical Pharmacology 32: 843-848. Effects of oestrogen administration on tryptophan metabolism in rats and in menopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy.
B. I. Magboul & D. A. Bender (1983) British Journal of Nutrition 49: 321-329. Effects of a dietary excess of leucine on the synthesis of nicotinamide nucleotides in the rat.
D. A. Bender (1983) British Journal of Nutrition 50: 25-32. Effects of a dietary excess of leucine on the metabolism of tryptophan in the rat: a mechanism for the pellagragenic action of leucine.
D. A. Bender (1983) British Journal of Nutrition 50: 33-42. Effects of oestradiol and vitamin B6 on tryptophan metabolism in the rat: implications for the interpretation of the tryptophan load test for vitamin B6 nutritional status.
G. M. McCreanor & D. A. Bender (1983) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 759: 222-228. The rôle of catabolism in controlling tissue concentrations of nicotinamide nucleotide coenzymes.
E. K. Symes, D. A. Bender, J-F. Bowden & W. F. Coulson (1984) Journal of Steroid Biochemistry 20: 1089-1093. Increased target tissue uptake of, and sensitivity to, testosterone in the vitamin B6 deficient rat.
D. A. Bender & L. Totoe (1984) British Journal of Nutrition 51: 219-224. Inhibition of tryptophan metabolism by oestrogens in the rat - a factor in the aetiology of pellagra.
D. A. Bender & L. Totoe (1984) Journal of Neurochemistry 43: 733-736. High doses of vitamin B6 in the rat are associated with inhibition of hepatic tryptophan metabolism and increased uptake of tryptophan into the brain.
M. Salter, D. A. Bender & C. I. Pogson (1985) Biochemical Journal 225: 277-281. Leucine and tryptophan metabolism in rats.
M. A. M. Salih, D. A. Bender & G. M. McCreanor (1985) Pediatrics 76: 787-793. A lethal familial pellagra-like skin lesion associated with neurological and developmental impairment and the development of cataracts.
J-F. Bowden, D. A. Bender, W. F. Coulson & E. K. Symes (1986) Journal of Steroid Biochemistry 25: 359-365. Increased uterine uptake and nuclear retention of [3H]oestradiol through the oestrous cycle and enhanced end-organ sensitivity to oestrogen stimulation in vitamin B6 deficient rats.
G. M. McCreanor & D. A. Bender (1986) British Journal of Nutrition 56: 577-586. The metabolism of high intakes of tryptophan, nicotinamide and nicotinic acid in the rat.
D. A. Bender (1986) Biochemical Education 14: 17-22. Combining a laboratory practical class with a computer simulation: studies on the synthesis of urea in isolated hepatocytes.
D. A. Bender & R. Olufunwa (1988) British Journal of Nutrition 59: 279-287. Utilization of tryptophan, nicotinamide and nicotinic acid as precursors for nicotinamide nucleotide synthesis in isolated rat liver cells.
D. A. Bender, K. Gartey-Sam & A. Singh (1989) British Journal of Nutrition 61: 619-628. Effects of vitamin B6 deficiency and repletion on the uptake of steroid hormones into uterus slices and isolated liver cells of rats.
D. A. Bender (1989) British Journal of Nutrition 61: 629-640. Effects of a dietary excess of leucine and of the addition of leucine and 2-oxo-isocaproate on the metabolism of tryptophan and niacin in isolated rat liver cells.
A. Burns, A. Marsh & D. A. Bender (1989) Psychiatric Medicine 19: 383-391. Dietary intake and clinical, anthropometric and biochemical indices of malnutrition in elderly demented patients and non-demented subjects.
A. Burns, A. Marsh & D. A. Bender (1989) International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 4: 333-338. A trial of vitamin supplementation in senile dementia.
D. A. Bender (1989) Computers in Education 13: 235-243. Combining a computer simulation with a laboratory class - the best of both worlds
M. G. Page, V. Ankoma-Sey, W. F. Coulson & D. A. Bender (1989) British Journal of Nutrition 62: 245-253. Brain glutamate and g-aminobutyric acid (GABA) metabolism in thiamin deficient rats.
D. A. Bender, E. N. M. Njagi & P. S. Danielian (1990) British Journal of Nutrition 63: 27-36. Tryptophan metabolism in vitamin B6 deficient mice.
E. N. M. Njagi & D. A. Bender (1990) Experimental Parasitology 70: 43-54. Schistosoma mansoni: Effects on tryptophan metabolism in mice.
P. Clayton, N. A. Bridges, D. J. Atherton, P. J. Milla, M. Malone & D. A. Bender (1991). European Journal of Pediatrics 150: 498-502. Pellagra with colitis due to a defect in tryptophan metabolism.
D. A. Bender & S. W. V. Coppinger (1992). Urological Research 20: 67-69. Estimation of irrigant absorption during transurethral resection of the prosstate.
E. N. M. Njagi, D. A. Bender & G. B. A. Okelo (1992). Parasitology 104: 433-441. Tryptophan metabolism and vitamin B6 nutritional status in patients with schistosomiasis mansoni and in infected mice.
Ho, D., Chan, K., Bewley, S. and Bender, D. A. (2013), Evidence-based medicine and complementary and alternative medicine teaching in UK medical courses: a national survey of the student experience. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 18: 176–181. doi: 10.1111/fct.12059, available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fct.12059/abstract.
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