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Journal articles

Kharaghani D; Dutta D; Ho KKK; Zhang KQ; Kai W; Ren X; Willcox MDP; Kim IS, 2020, 'Active loading graphite/hydroxyapatite into the stable hydroxyethyl cellulose scaffold nanofibers for artificial cornea application', Cellulose, vol. 27, pp. 3319 - 3334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-02999-w

Yasir M; Dutta D; Hossain KR; Chen R; Ho KKK; Kuppusamy R; Clarke RJ; Kumar N; Willcox MDP, 2020, 'Mechanism of Action of Surface Immobilized Antimicrobial Peptides Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.03053

Carnt NA; Subedi D; Lim AW; Lee R; Mistry P; Badenoch PR; Kilvington S; Dutta D, 2020, 'Prevalence and seasonal variation of Acanthamoeba in domestic tap water in greater Sydney, Australia', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13065

Willcox MDP; Chen R; Kalaiselvan P; Yasir M; Rasul R; Kumar N; Dutta D, 2020, 'The development of an antimicrobial contact lens – from the laboratory to the clinic', Current Protein and Peptide Science, vol. 21, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389203721666191231110453

Willcox MDP; Chen R; Kalaiselvan P; Yasir M; Rasul R; Kumar N; Dutta D, 2020, 'The Development of an Antimicrobial Contact Lens - From the Laboratory to the Clinic.', Curr Protein Pept Sci, vol. 21, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389203720666190820152508

Tran C; Yasir M; Dutta D; Eswaramoorthy N; Suchowerska N; Willcox M; McKenzie DR, 2019, 'Single Step Plasma Process for Covalent Binding of Antimicrobial Peptides on Catheters to Suppress Bacterial Adhesion', ACS Applied Bio Materials, vol. 2, pp. 5739 - 5748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.9b00776

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Author Correction: Comparative mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide melimine and its derivative Mel4 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (7063), 10.1038/s41598-019-42440-2)', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49307-6

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Comparative mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide melimine and its derivative Mel4 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 7063, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42440-2

Dutta D; Woods CA, 2019, 'Reflection of contact lens practice', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 587 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.10.003

Kharaghani D; Dutta D; Gitigard P; Tamada Y; Katagiri A; Phan DN; Willcox MDP; Kim IS, 2019, 'Development of antibacterial contact lenses containing metallic nanoparticles', Polymer Testing, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2019.106034

Namivandi-Zangeneh R; Sadrearhami Z; Dutta D; Willcox M; Wong EHH; Boyer C, 2019, 'Synergy between Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymer and Antibiotics: A Promising Platform to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria', ACS Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, pp. 1357 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00049

Dutta D; Kim J; Sarkes M; Nath S; Markoulli M, 2019, 'The repeatability of subjective and objective tear ferning assessment and its association with lipid layer thickness, non-invasive tear break-up time and comfort', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 420 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.04.003

Kampshoff F; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2019, 'A pilot study of the synergy between two antimicrobial peptides and two common antibiotics', Antibiotics, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics8020060

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide Mel4 is independent of Staphylococcus aureus cell membrane permeability', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215703

Yasir M; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2018, 'Action of antimicrobial peptides against bacterial biofilms', Materials, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma11122468

Berry T; Dutta D; Renxun C; Andrea A; Huixin W; William D; Maryam P; Willcox MARKDUNCAN; Kumar NARESH; Cranfield CHARLES, 2018, 'The lipid membrane interactions of the cationic antimicrobial peptide chimeras melimine and cys-melimine', Langmuir, vol. 34, pp. 11586 - 11592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01701

Dutta D; Kumar N; Kamphuis B; Ozcelik B; Thissen H; Pinarbasi R; Willcox M, 2018, 'Development of Silicone Hydrogel Antimicrobial Contact Lenses with Mel4 Peptide Coating', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 95, pp. 937 - 946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001282

Dutta D; Zhao T; Cheah KB; Holmlund L; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Activity of a melimine derived peptide Mel4 against Stenotrophomonas, Delftia, Elizabethkingia, Burkholderia and biocompatibility as a contact lens coating', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 40, pp. 175 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.01.002

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Rao HL; Dutta D, 2017, 'Repeatability and agreement of five imaging systems for measuring anterior segment parameters in healthy eyes', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 65, pp. 288 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_729_16

Casciaro B; Dutta D; Loffredo MR; Marcheggiani S; Mcdermott AM; Willcox MD; Mangoni ML, 2017, 'Esculentin-1a derived peptides kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm on soft contact lenses and retain antibacterial activity upon immobilization to the lens surface', Biopolymers, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bip.23074

Samarawickrama C; Li Y; Carnt N; Willcox M; Dutta D; Watson S, 2017, 'Reducing oral contamination during corneal scrapes.', Bmj open ophthalmology, vol. 1, pp. e000044 - e000044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2016-000044

Chen, R; Cole N; Dutta D; Kumar N; Willcox M, 2016, 'Antimicrobial activity of immobilized lactoferrin and lactoferricin', Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, vol. 105, pp. 2612 - 2617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33804

Dutta D; Vijay AJAY; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 5616 - 5624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882

Dutta D; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Antimicrobial activity of four cationic peptides immobilised to poly-hydroxyethylmethacrylate', Biofouling, vol. 32, pp. 429 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2015.1129533

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Dutta D, 2015, 'Comparability and repeatability of pachymetry in keratoconus using four noncontact techniques', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 63, pp. 722 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0301-4738.170987

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Dutta D; Nicolsan MD; Nagaraj S; Kumar RS, 2015, 'Comparison of intraocular pressure measurement with Scheimpflug-based noncontact tonometer with and without hydrogel contact lenses', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 63, pp. 323 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0301-4738.158072

Dutta D; Ozkan J; Willcox MDP, 2014, 'Biocompatibility of Antimicrobial Melimine Lenses: Rabbit and Human Studies', Optometry & Vision Science, vol. 91, pp. 570 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000232

Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2014, 'Antimicrobial contact lenses and lens cases: A review', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 40, pp. 312 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000056

Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2013, 'A Laboratory Assessment of Factors That Affect Bacterial Adhesion to Contact Lenses', Biology, vol. 2, pp. 1268 - 1281, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biology2041268

Dutta D; Rao HL; Addepalli UK; Vaddavalli PK, 2013, 'Corneal thickness in keratoconus: Comparing optical, ultrasound, and optical coherence tomography pachymetry', Ophthalmology, vol. 120, pp. 457 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.08.036

Dutta D; Cole NA; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2013, 'Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity of melimine covalently bound to contact lenses', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 54, pp. 175 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.12-10989

Dutta D; Cole NA; Willcox MD, 2012, 'Factors influencing bacterial adhesion to contact lenses', Molecular Vision, vol. 18, pp. 14 - 21


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