Sample records for glycoside hydrolase family

  1. Variants of glycoside hydrolases

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    Teter, Sarah; Ward, Connie; Cherry, Joel; Jones, Aubrey; Harris, Paul; Yi, Jung

    2013-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The present invention relates to variants of a parent glycoside hydrolase, comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 21, 94, 157, 205, 206, 247, 337, 350, 373, 383, 438, 455, 467, and 486 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2, and optionally further comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 8, 22, 41, 49, 57, 113, 193, 196, 226, 227, 246, 251, 255, 259, 301, 356, 371, 411, and 462 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2 a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 8, 22, 41, 49, 57, 113, 193, 196, 226, 227, 246, 251, 255, 259, 301, 356, 371, 411, and 462 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2, wherein the variants have glycoside hydrolase activity. The present invention also relates to nucleotide sequences encoding the variant glycoside hydrolases and to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the nucleotide sequences.

  2. Variants of glycoside hydrolases

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    Teter, Sarah (Davis, CA); Ward, Connie (Hamilton, MT); Cherry, Joel (Davis, CA); Jones, Aubrey (Davis, CA); Harris, Paul (Carnation, WA); Yi, Jung (Sacramento, CA)

    2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The present invention relates to variants of a parent glycoside hydrolase, comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 21, 94, 157, 205, 206, 247, 337, 350, 373, 383, 438, 455, 467, and 486 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2, and optionally further comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 8, 22, 41, 49, 57, 113, 193, 196, 226, 227, 246, 251, 255, 259, 301, 356, 371, 411, and 462 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2 a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 8, 22, 41, 49, 57, 113, 193, 196, 226, 227, 246, 251, 255, 259, 301, 356, 371, 411, and 462 of amino acids 1 to 513 of SEQ ID NO: 2, wherein the variants have glycoside hydrolase activity. The present invention also relates to nucleotide sequences encoding the variant glycoside hydrolases and to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the nucleotide sequences.

  3. Thermophilic Switchgrass-Adapted Consortia Glycoside Hydrolase Activities of Thermophilic Bacterial Consortia1

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    Hazen, Terry

    variety of potential biomass feedstocks and pretreatments5 available require tailored glycoside hydrolase

  4. Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community

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    Hazen, Terry

    Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community Martin avenue of research in this area. Here we added a green-waste compost inoculum to switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) and simulated thermophilic composting in a bioreactor to select for a switchgrass

  5. The Structure and Function of an Arabinan-specific [alpha]-1,2-Arabinofuranosidase Identified from Screening the Activities of Bacterial GH43 Glycoside Hydrolases

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    Cartmell, Alan; McKee, Lauren S.; Pena, Maria J.; Larsbrink, Johan; Brumer, Harry; Kaneko, Satoshi; Ichinose, Hitomi; Lewis, Richard J.; Vikso-Nielsen, Anders; Gilbert, Harry; Marles-Wright, Jon (Newcastle); (National Food Research Institute); (Novozymes A/S); (RITS); (Georgia)

    2012-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Reflecting the diverse chemistry of plant cell walls, microorganisms that degrade these composite structures synthesize an array of glycoside hydrolases. These enzymes are organized into sequence-, mechanism-, and structure-based families. Genomic data have shown that several organisms that degrade the plant cell wall contain a large number of genes encoding family 43 (GH43) glycoside hydrolases. Here we report the biochemical properties of the GH43 enzymes of a saprophytic soil bacterium, Cellvibrio japonicus, and a human colonic symbiont, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron. The data show that C. japonicus uses predominantly exo-acting enzymes to degrade arabinan into arabinose, whereas B. thetaiotaomicron deploys a combination of endo- and side chain-cleaving glycoside hydrolases. Both organisms, however, utilize an arabinan-specific {alpha}-1,2-arabinofuranosidase in the degradative process, an activity that has not previously been reported. The enzyme can cleave {alpha}-1,2-arabinofuranose decorations in single or double substitutions, the latter being recalcitrant to the action of other arabinofuranosidases. The crystal structure of the C. japonicus arabinan-specific {alpha}-1,2-arabinofuranosidase, CjAbf43A, displays a five-bladed {beta}-propeller fold. The specificity of the enzyme for arabinan is conferred by a surface cleft that is complementary to the helical backbone of the polysaccharide. The specificity of CjAbf43A for {alpha}-1,2-L-arabinofuranose side chains is conferred by a polar residue that orientates the arabinan backbone such that O2 arabinose decorations are directed into the active site pocket. A shelflike structure adjacent to the active site pocket accommodates O3 arabinose side chains, explaining how the enzyme can target O2 linkages that are components of single or double substitutions.

  6. Colloid-based multiplexed method for screening plant biomass-degrading glycoside hydrolase activities in microbial communities

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    Reindl, W.; Deng, K.; Gladden, J.M.; Cheng, G.; Wong, A.; Singer, S.W.; Singh, S.; Lee, J.-C.; Yao, J.-S.; Hazen, T.C.; Singh, A.K; Simmons, B.A.; Adams, P.D.; Northen, T.R.

    2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The enzymatic hydrolysis of long-chain polysaccharides is a crucial step in the conversion of biomass to lignocellulosic biofuels. The identification and characterization of optimal glycoside hydrolases is dependent on enzyme activity assays, however existing methods are limited in terms of compatibility with a broad range of reaction conditions, sample complexity, and especially multiplexity. The method we present is a multiplexed approach based on Nanostructure-Initiator Mass Spectrometry (NIMS) that allowed studying several glycolytic activities in parallel under diverse assay conditions. Although the substrate analogs carried a highly hydrophobic perfluorinated tag, assays could be performed in aqueous solutions due colloid formation of the substrate molecules. We first validated our method by analyzing known {beta}-glucosidase and {beta}-xylosidase activities in single and parallel assay setups, followed by the identification and characterization of yet unknown glycoside hydrolase activities in microbial communities.

  7. Community dynamics and glycoside hydrolase activities of thermophilic bacterial consortia adapted to switchgrass

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    Gladden, J.M.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Comparisons were made to Novozymes enzyme cocktails: NS50030pH 5.0. For comparison, a Novozymes cocktail containing bothsame pre-warmed buffer. The Novozymes enzyme preparation was

  8. Targeted discovery of glycoside hydrolases from a switchgrass-adapted compost community

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    Allgaier, M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    analysis of the compost bioreactor Author Contributionsthermophilic composting in a bioreactor to select for aday 0) and final (day 31) bioreactor sample and for a sample

  9. Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community

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    Reddy, Amitha

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    thermophilic composting in a bioreactor to select for aday 0) and final (day 31) bioreactor sample and for a samplesamples of the compost bioreactor. Overlapping bars indicate

  10. Construction of a rice glycoside hydrolase phylogenomic database and identification of targets for biofuel research.

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    Sharma, Rita; Cao, Peijian; Jung, Ki-Hong; Sharma, Manoj K; Ronald, Pamela C

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    stress (DS; GSE6901) and heat stress (HS; GSE14275), as wellinduced in response to heat stress. These genes includegenes in response to heat stress might be associated with

  11. Construction of a rice glycoside hydrolase phylogenomic database and identification of targets for biofuel research.

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    Sharma, Rita; Cao, Peijian; Jung, Ki-Hong; Sharma, Manoj K; Ronald, Pamela C

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    fication of targets for biofuel research. Front. Plant Sci.identification of targets for biofuel research Rita Sharmawall modification. Keywords: biofuel, cell wall, database,

  12. Community dynamics and glycoside hydrolase activities of thermophilic bacterial consortia adapted to switchgrass

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    Gladden, J.M.; Allgaier, M.; Miller, C.S.; Hazen, T.C.; VanderGheynst, J.S.; Hugenholtz, P.; Simmons, B.A.; Singer, S.W.

    2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Industrial-scale biofuel production requires robust enzymatic cocktails to produce fermentable sugars from lignocellulosic biomass. Thermophilic bacterial consortia are a potential source of cellulases and hemicellulases adapted to harsher reaction conditions than commercial fungal enzymes. Compost-derived microbial consortia were adapted to switchgrass at 60 C to develop thermophilic biomass-degrading consortia for detailed studies. Microbial community analysis using small-subunit rRNA gene amplicon pyrosequencing and short-read metagenomic sequencing demonstrated that thermophilic adaptation to switchgrass resulted in low-diversity bacterial consortia with a high abundance of bacteria related to thermophilic paenibacilli, Rhodothermus marinus, and Thermus thermophilus. At lower abundance, thermophilic Chloroflexi and an uncultivated lineage of the Gemmatimonadetes phylum were observed. Supernatants isolated from these consortia had high levels of xylanase and endoglucanase activities. Compared to commercial enzyme preparations, the endoglucanase enzymes had a higher thermotolerance and were more stable in the presence of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate ([C2mim][OAc]), an ionic liquid used for biomass pretreatment. The supernatants were used to saccharify [C2mim][OAc]-pretreated switchgrass at elevated temperatures (up to 80 C), demonstrating that these consortia are an excellent source of enzymes for the development of enzymatic cocktails tailored to more extreme reaction conditions.

  13. Targeted discovery of glycoside hydrolases from a switchgrass-adapted compost community

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    Allgaier, M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    degradation during agricultural waste composting.green waste and agricultural wastes (e.g. prunings from

  14. Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community

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    Reddy, Amitha

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    degradation during agricultural waste composting.green waste and agricultural wastes (e.g. prunings from

  15. Targeted discovery of glycoside hydrolases from a switchgrass-adapted compost community

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    Allgaier, M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and fungi occurring during composting and self-heatingof Temperature on Composting of Sewage-Sludge. Applied andcommunities in the garbage composting with rice hull as an

  16. Community dynamics and glycoside hydrolase activities of thermophilic bacterial consortia adapted to switchgrass

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    Gladden, J.M.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bacteriumisolatedfroma compostingreactor. IntJSysttwo municipal green waste composting facilities. The firstthermophilic (30 and 60 day) composting stages. A spade was

  17. Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community

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    Reddy, Amitha

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and fungi occurring during composting and self-heatingof Temperature on Composting of Sewage-Sludge. Applied andcomposition during long term composting of straw. Microbial

  18. Annotation and comparative analysis of the glycoside hydrolase genes in Brachypodium distachyon

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    Tyler, Ludmila; Bragg, Jennifer N; Wu, Jiajie; Yang, Xiaohan; Tuskan, Gerald A; Vogel, John P

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    looks like a class II protein but lacks the signal peptideIV proteins, this protein also lacks CRD and CTE regions.xylanase inhibi- tor proteins (XIPs) that lack chitinolytic

  19. Targeted discovery of glycoside hydrolases from a switchgrass-adapted compost community

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    Allgaier, M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    S2 Correspondence analysis of the compost bioreactor Author2004) Microbial Ecology of Compost. In: Lens P, Hamelers B,composting in a monitored compost bin. J Appl Microbiol 94:

  20. Targeted Discovery of Glycoside Hydrolases from a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community

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    Reddy, Amitha

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2004) Microbial Ecology of Compost. In: Lens P, Hamelers B,composting in a monitored compost bin. J Appl Microbiol 94:a Switchgrass-Adapted Compost Community Martin Allgaier ,

  1. Inhibition of Microsomal Epoxide Hydrolases by Ureas, Amides, and Amines

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    or carcinogenic compounds. However, in some cases, as for benzo[a]pyrene 4,5-oxide, diol formation can lead hydrolases (EH, EC 3.3.2.3) catalyze the hydrolysis of epoxides or arene oxides to their corresponding diols (2). Microsomal ep- oxide hydrolase (mEH) is a key hepatic enzyme involved in the metabolism

  2. A Catalytic Mechanism for Cysteine N-Terminal Nucleophile Hydrolases, as Revealed by Free Energy Simulations

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    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    framework with an N-terminal nucleophile is capable of self-hydrolase is a tetrameric N-terminal thiol hydrolase PLoSalpha-amino group of the N- terminal serine of beta subunit

  3. N-terminal domain of soluble epoxide hydrolase negatively regulates the VEGF-mediated activation

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    ..................................................................................................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................................................................................... N-terminal Angiogenesis 1. Introduction Soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH), an enzyme with C-terminal epoxide hydrolase (EH) and N-terminal lipid phosphatase (PT) activities, is widely distributed in mammalian tissues, including

  4. BIOTECHNOLOGICALLY RELEVANT ENZYMES AND PROTEINS Characterization of modular bifunctional processive

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    Lee, Keun Woo

    domain (CD) and two carbohydrate binding modules (CBM6-2). The en- zyme was expressed in Escherichia coli Abstract Cel5 from marine Hahella chejuensis is composed of glycoside hydrolase family-5 (GH5) catalytic

  5. Lysophosphatidylcholine hydrolases of human erythrocytes, lymphocytes, and brain: Sensitive targets of conserved specificity for organophosphorus delayed neurotoxicants

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    Vose, Sarah C. [Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 115 Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3112 (United States); Center for Children's Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Holland, Nina T.; Eskenazi, Brenda [Center for Children's Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Casida, John E. [Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 115 Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3112 (United States)], E-mail: ectl@nature.berkeley.edu

    2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Brain neuropathy target esterase (NTE), associated with organophosphorus (OP)-induced delayed neuropathy, has the same OP inhibitor sensitivity and specificity profiles assayed in the classical way (paraoxon-resistant, mipafox-sensitive hydrolysis of phenyl valerate) or with lysophosphatidylcholine (LysoPC) as the substrate. Extending our earlier observation with mice, we now examine human erythrocyte, lymphocyte, and brain LysoPC hydrolases as possible sensitive targets for OP delayed neurotoxicants and insecticides. Inhibitor profiling of human erythrocytes and lymphocytes gave the surprising result of essentially the same pattern as with brain. Human erythrocyte LysoPC hydrolases are highly sensitive to OP delayed neurotoxicants, with in vitro IC{sub 50} values of 0.13-85 nM for longer alkyl analogs, and poorly sensitive to the current OP insecticides. In agricultural workers, erythrocyte LysoPC hydrolyzing activities are similar for newborn children and their mothers and do not vary with paraoxonase status but have high intersample variation that limits their use as a biomarker. Mouse erythrocyte LysoPC hydrolase activity is also of low sensitivity in vitro and in vivo to the OP insecticides whereas the delayed neurotoxicant ethyl n-octylphosphonyl fluoride inhibits activity in vivo at 1-3 mg/kg. Overall, inhibition of blood LysoPC hydrolases is as good as inhibition of brain NTE as a predictor of OP inducers of delayed neuropathy. NTE and lysophospholipases (LysoPLAs) both hydrolyze LysoPC, yet they are in distinct enzyme families with no sequence homology and very different catalytic sites. The relative contributions of NTE and LysoPLAs to LysoPC hydrolysis and clearance from erythrocytes, lymphocytes, and brain remain to be defined.

  6. Microfluidic Glycosyl Hydrolase Screening for Biomass-to-Biofuel Conversion

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    Singh, Anup

    Microfluidic Glycosyl Hydrolase Screening for Biomass-to-Biofuel Conversion Rajiv Bharadwaj such as cellulases and hemicellulases is a limiting and costly step in the conversion of biomass to biofuels. Lignocellulosic (LC) biomass is an abundant and potentially carbon-neutral resource for production of biofuels

  7. Structure/function analysis of Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1 (UCH-L1)

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    Salehi, Afshin

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and I.A. Rose, Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase actson ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal amides. J Biol Chem, 1985.encoding ubiquitin carboxy-terminal hydrolase in gad mice.

  8. Competitive Activity-Based Protein Profiling Identifies Aza-?-Lactams as a Versatile Chemotype for Serine Hydrolase Inhibition

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    Zuhl, Andrea M.

    Serine hydrolases are one of the largest and most diverse enzyme classes in Nature. Most serine hydrolases lack selective inhibitors, which are valuable probes for assigning functions to these enzymes. We recently discovered ...

  9. Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitors and Heart Failure Jun-Yan Liu,3

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    REVIEW Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitors and Heart Failure Hong Qiu,1 Ning Li,1 Jun-Yan Liu,3; Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs); Heart failure; Soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors. Correspondence Nipavan of death in the West- ern societies. Heart failure (HF) is due primarily to progressive myocardial dys

  10. Genetic variation in soluble epoxide hydrolase (EPHX2) and risk of coronary heart disease: The

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Genetic variation in soluble epoxide hydrolase (EPHX2) and risk of coronary heart disease contributes to the development of coronary heart disease (CHD). Soluble epoxide hydrolase metabolizes as a potential cardiovascular disease- susceptibility gene. INTRODUCTION Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major

  11. Structure of Human Epoxide Hydrolase Reveals Mechanistic Inferences on Bifunctional Catalysis in Epoxide and Phosphate Ester Hydrolysis,

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    is unclear. Recent experiments demonstrate that the N-terminal domain of human sEH catalyzes the metalStructure of Human Epoxide Hydrolase Reveals Mechanistic Inferences on Bifunctional Catalysis ReceiVed February 4, 2004 ABSTRACT: The X-ray crystal structure of human soluble epoxide hydrolase (s

  12. Conformational Variability of Organophosphorus Hydrolase upon Soman and Paraoxon Binding

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    Gomes, Diego Eb; Lins, Roberto D.; Pascutti, Pedro G.; Lei, Chenghong; Soares, Thereza A.

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The bacterial enzyme organophosphorus hydrolase (OPH) exhibits both catalytic and substrate promiscuity. It hydrolyzes bonds in a variety of phosphotriester (P-O), phosphonothioate (P-S), phosphofluoridate (P-F) and phosphonocyanate (F-CN) compounds. However, its catalytic efficiency varies markedly for different substrates, limiting the broad-range application of OPH as catalyst in the bioremediation of pesticides and chemical war agents. In the present study, pK{sub a} calculations and multiple explicit-solvent molecular dynamics (MD) simulations were performed to characterize and contrast the structural dynamics of OPH bound to two substrates hydrolyzed with very distinct catalytic efficiencies: the nerve agent soman (O-pinacolyl-methyl-phosphonofluoridate) and the pesticide paraoxon (diethyl p-nitrophenyl phosphate). pK{sub a} calculations for the substrate-bound and unbound enzyme showed a significant pK{sub a} shift from standard values ({Delta}pK{sub a} = {+-} 3 units) for residues 254His and 275Arg. MD simulations of the doubly protonated 254His revealed a dynamic hydrogen bond network connecting the catalytic residue 301Asp via 254His to 232Asp, 233Asp, 275Arg and 235Asp, and is consistent with a previously postulated proton relay mechanism to ferry protons away from the active site with substrates that do not require activation of the leaving group. Hydrogen bonds between 301Asp and 254His were persistent in the OPH-paraoxon complex but not in the OPH-soman one, suggesting a potential role for such interaction in the more efficient hydrolysis of paraoxon over soman by OPH. These results are in line with previous mutational studies of residue 254His, which led to an increase of the catalytic efficiency of OPH over soman yet decreased its efficiency for paraoxon. In addition, comparative analysis of the molecular trajectories for OPH bound to soman and paraoxon suggests that binding of the latter facilitates the conformational transition of OPH from the open to the closed substate promoting a tighter binding of paraoxon.

  13. Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Is a Main Effector of Angiotensin IIInduced Hypertension

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Is a Main Effector of Angiotensin II­Induced Hypertension Oliver JungEH contributes to angiotensin II­induced hypertension and tested the effects of a water-soluble sEH inhibitor, 12­induced hypertension (1 mg/kg per day). The effect of AUDA was accompanied by an increase in urinary salt and water

  14. Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition Lowers Arterial Blood Pressure in Angiotensin II Hypertension

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition Lowers Arterial Blood Pressure in Angiotensin II HypertensionEH) would lower blood pressure in angiotensin II (Ang II) hypertension. Rat renal cortical tissue/min). Renal cortical sEH protein expression was significantly higher in Ang II hypertension compared

  15. Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition Protects the Kidney from Hypertension-Induced Damage

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition Protects the Kidney from Hypertension-Induced Damage XUEYING hypertension in- duced renal damage. Chronic administration of the specific SEH inhibitor 1-cyclohexyl-3-dodecylurea (CDU, 3 mg/d) for 10 d lowered BP in angiotensin hypertensive rats. The contri- bution of renal

  16. Neuropharmacology and analgesia Comparative efficacy of 3 soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Neuropharmacology and analgesia Comparative efficacy of 3 soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors in rat neuropathic and inflammatory pain models Karen Wagner, Bora Inceoglu, Hua Dong, Jun Yang, Sung Hee Inflammatory pain Diabetic neuropathic pain Epoxygenated fatty acid a b s t r a c t Epoxy-fatty acids have been

  17. Thermal tolerant avicelase from Acidothermus cellulolyticus

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    Ding, Shi-You (Golden, CO); Adney, William S. (Golden, CO); Vinzant, Todd B. (Golden, CO); Himmel, Michael E. (Littleton, CO)

    2009-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant (thermostable) cellulase, AviIII, that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase (GH) family. AviIII was isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus and, like many cellulases, the disclosed polypeptide and/or its derivatives may be useful for the conversion of biomass into biofuels and chemicals.

  18. Methods of using thermal tolerant avicelase from Acidothermus cellulolyticus

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    Adney, William S. (Golden, CO); Vinzant, Todd B. (Golden, CO); Ding, Shih-You (Golden, CO); Himmel, Michael E. (Golden, CO)

    2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant (thermostable) cellulase, AviIII, that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase (GH) family. AviIII was isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus, and, like many cellulases, the disclosed polypeptide and/or its derivatives may be useful for the conversion of biomass into biofuels and chemicals.

  19. Thermal tolerant avicelase from Acidothermus cellulolyticus

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    Ding, Shi-You (Golden, CO); Adney, William S. (Golden, CO); Vinzant, Todd B. (Golden, CO); Himmel, Michael E. (Littleton, CO)

    2008-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant (thermostable) cellulase, AviIII, that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase (GH) family. AviIII was isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus and, like many cellulases, the disclosed polypeptide and/or its derivatives may be useful for the conversion of biomass into biofuels and chemicals.

  20. Design and synthesis of nuclear localization sequence peptidomimetics utilizing glycoside scaffolding

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    Schiller, Shawn Earle Richard

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . Also, we could not find a solvent system that would dissolve the newly formed alkoxides. We then turned to a two step procedure involving cyanoethylation and reduction. A Japanese patent provided us with the initial tetra- alkylation step involving... reducing agent in order to obtain the targeted tetra-aminopropyl glycosides. An Austrian patent describedthe use of borane dimethylsulfide for such a process; however, it did not contain an experimental. ?AII attempts to reproduce the results led...

  1. NREL Support for a Functional Genomics Approach to Investigate Regulation of Phenolic Glycoside: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA number CRD-07-00218

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    Davis, M.

    2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    NREL and MTU collaborated on a proposal 'A Functional Genomics Approach to Investigate Regulation of Phenolic Glycoside Metabolism in Populus' funded by the National Science Foundation.

  2. andin vitroAngiotensin II up-regulates soluble epoxide hydrolase in vascular endothelium Hammock, John Y.-J. Shyy, and Yi Zhu

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    in vivo andin vitroAngiotensin II up-regulates soluble epoxide hydrolase in vascular endothelium cite this article - sign up in the box Rights & Permissions www.pnas.org/misc/reprints.shtml To order reprints, see: Notes: #12;Angiotensin II up-regulates soluble epoxide hydrolase in vascular

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  4. Extraction of Cs-137 by alcohol-water solvents from plants containing cardiac glycosides

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    Dzyubak, S N; Dzyubak, O P; Sorokin, P V; Popov, V F; Orlov, A A; Krasnov, V P; Gubin, Yu.I.

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    As a result of nuclear power plant accidents, large areas receive radioactive inputs of Cs-137. This cesium accumulates in herbs growing in such territories. The problem is whether the herbs contaminated by radiocesium may be used as a raw material for medicine. The answer depends on the amount of Cs-137 transfered from the contaminated raw material to the medicine. We have presented new results of the transfer of Cs-137 from contaminated Digitalis grandiflora Mill. and Convallaria majalis L. to medicine. We found that the extraction of Cs-137 depends strongly on the hydrophilicity of the solvent. For example 96.5%(vol.) ethyl alcohol extracts less Cs-137 (11.6%) than 40%(vol.) ethyl alcohol or pure water (66.2%). The solubility of the cardiac glycosides is inverse to the solubility of cesium, which may be of use in the technological processes for manufacturing ecologically pure herbal medicine.

  5. Structural and Mechanistic Insights into C-P Bond Hydrolysis by Phosphonoacetate Hydrolase

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    Agarwal, Vinayak; Borisova, Svetlana A.; Metcalf, William W.; van der Donk, Wilfred A.; Nair, Satish K. (UIUC)

    2011-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Bacteria have evolved pathways to metabolize phosphonates as a nutrient source for phosphorus. In Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021, 2-aminoethylphosphonate is catabolized to phosphonoacetate, which is converted to acetate and inorganic phosphate by phosphonoacetate hydrolase (PhnA). Here we present detailed biochemical and structural characterization of PhnA that provides insights into the mechanism of C-P bond cleavage. The 1.35 {angstrom} resolution crystal structure reveals a catalytic core similar to those of alkaline phosphatases and nucleotide pyrophosphatases but with notable differences, such as a longer metal-metal distance. Detailed structure-guided analysis of active site residues and four additional cocrystal structures with phosphonoacetate substrate, acetate, phosphonoformate inhibitor, and a covalently bound transition state mimic provide insight into active site features that may facilitate cleavage of the C-P bond. These studies expand upon the array of reactions that can be catalyzed by enzymes of the alkaline phosphatase superfamily.

  6. Thermal Tolerant Cellulase from Acidothermus Cellulolyticus

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    Ding, S. Y.; Adney, W. S.; Vinzant, T. B.; Himmel, M. E.; Decker, S. R.

    2006-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant cellulase that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase family. The invention further discloses this cellulase as GuxA. GuxA has been isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus. The invention further provides recombinant forms of the identified GuxA. Methods of making and using GuxA polypeptides, including fusions, variants, and derivatives, are also disclosed.

  7. Thermal tolerant cellulase from Acidothermus cellulolyticus

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    Ding, Shi-You; Adney, William S.; Vinzant, Todd B.; Himmel, Michael E.; Decker, Stephen R.

    2006-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant cellulase that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase family. The invention further discloses this cellulase as GuxA. GuxA has been isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus. The invention further provides recombinant forms of the identified GuxA. Methods of making and using GuxA polypeptides, including fusions, variants, and derivatives, are also disclosed.

  8. Profile of Secreted Hydrolases, Associated Proteins, and SlpA in Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum during the Degradation of Hemicellulose

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    Currie, Devin [Dartmouth College; Guss, Adam M [ORNL; Herring, Christopher [Mascoma Corporation; Giannone, Richard J [ORNL; Johnson, Courtney M [ORNL; Lankford, Patricia K [ORNL; Brown, Steven D [ORNL; Hettich, Robert {Bob} L [ORNL; Lynd, Lee R [Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum, a Gram-positive thermophilic anaerobic bacterium, grows robustly on insoluble hemicellulose, which requires a specialized suite of secreted and transmembrane proteins. We report here the characterization of proteins secreted by this organism. Cultures were grown on hemicellulose, glucose, xylose, starch, and xylan in pH-controlled bioreactors, and samples were analyzed via spotted microarrays and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Key hydrolases and transporters employed by T. saccharolyticum for growth on hemicellulose were, for the most part, hitherto uncharacterized and existed in two clusters (Tsac_1445 through Tsac_1464 for xylan/xylose and Tsac_1344 through Tsac_1349 for starch). A phosphotransferase system subunit, Tsac_0032, also appeared to be exclusive to growth on glucose. Previously identified hydrolases that showed strong conditional expression changes included XynA (Tsac_1459), XynC (Tsac_0897), and a pullulanase, Apu (Tsac_1342). An omnipresent transcript and protein making up a large percentage of the overall secretome, Tsac_0361, was tentatively identified as the primary S-layer component in T. saccharolyticum, and deletion of the Tsac_0361 gene resulted in gross morphological changes to the cells. The view of hemicellulose degradation revealed here will be enabling for metabolic engineering efforts in biofuel-producing organisms that degrade cellulose well but lack the ability to catabolize C5 sugars

  9. Managing a Family Budget

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    McCorkle, Dean; Klinefelter, Danny A.

    2008-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

    Without budgeting, family living expenses may exceed the available income and jeopardize the overall financial goals of the farm and family. This publication offers information on developing a family budget and provides an example of a monthly...

  10. Effect of short-term exposure to dichlorvos on synaptic plasticity of rat hippocampal slices: Involvement of acylpeptide hydrolase and {alpha}{sub 7} nicotinic receptors

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    Olmos, Cristina; Sandoval, Rodrigo [Laboratory of Environmental Neurotoxicology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Larrondo 1281, 178-1421 Coquimbo (Chile); Rozas, Carlos [Laboratory of Neurosciences, Department of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Alameda 3363, Santiago (Chile); Navarro, Sebastian [Laboratory of Environmental Neurotoxicology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Larrondo 1281, 178-1421 Coquimbo (Chile); Wyneken, Ursula [Laboratory of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, San Carlos de Apoquindo 2200, Santiago (Chile); Zeise, Marc [School of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Santiago de Chile, Alameda 3363, Santiago (Chile); Morales, Bernardo [Laboratory of Neurosciences, Department of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Alameda 3363, Santiago (Chile); Pancetti, Floria [Laboratory of Environmental Neurotoxicology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Larrondo 1281, 178-1421 Coquimbo (Chile)], E-mail: pancetti@ucn.cl

    2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Dichlorvos is the active molecule of the pro-drug metrifonate used to revert the cognitive deficits associated with Alzheimer's disease. A few years ago it was reported that dichlorvos inhibits the enzyme acylpeptide hydrolase at lower doses than those necessary to inhibit acetylcholinesterase to the same extent. Therefore, the aim of our investigation was to test the hypothesis that dichlorvos can enhance synaptic efficacy through a mechanism that involves acylpeptide hydrolase instead of acetylcholinesterase inhibition. We used long-term potentiation induced in rat hippocampal slices as a model of synaptic plasticity. Our results indicate that short-term exposures (20 min) to 50 {mu}M dichlorvos enhance long-term potentiation in about 200% compared to the control condition. This effect is correlated with approximately 60% inhibition of acylpeptide hydrolase activity, whereas acetylcholinesterase activity remains unaffected. Paired-pulse facilitation and inhibition experiments indicate that dichlorvos does not have any presynaptic effect in the CA3 {yields} CA1 pathway nor affect gabaergic interneurons. Interestingly, the application of 100 nM methyllicaconitine, an {alpha}{sub 7} nicotinic receptor antagonist, blocked the enhancing effect of dichlorvos on long-term potentiation. These results indicate that under the exposure conditions described above, dichlorvos enhances long-term potentiation through a postsynaptic mechanism that involves (a) the inhibition of the enzyme acylpeptide hydrolase and (b) the modulation of {alpha}{sub 7} nicotinic receptors.

  11. Family Policy in Scotland

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    Wasoff, Fran; Hill, Malcolm

    This briefing looks at the development of family policy in Scotland, considers the interplay between devolved and reserved matters, outlines the Departments of the Scottish Executive responsible for family policy, and considers the relationship...

  12. Families Orientation Tudor Fieldhouse

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    Alvarez, Pedro J.

    , Sweden, to Tauranga, New Zealand. Some of you are part of large, closely knit extended families, and some

  13. Identification of an Acyl-Enzyme Intermediate in a meta-Cleavage Product Hydrolase Reveals the Versatility of the Catalytic Triad

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    Ruzzini, Antonio C.; Ghosh, Subhangi; Horsman, Geoff P.; Foster, Leonard J.; Bolin, Jeffrey T.; Eltis, Lindsay D. (Purdue); (UBC)

    2014-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

    Meta-cleavage product (MCP) hydrolases are members of the {alpha}/{beta}-hydrolase superfamily that utilize a Ser-His-Asp triad to catalyze the hydrolysis of a C-C bond. BphD, the MCP hydrolase from the biphenyl degradation pathway, hydrolyzes 2-hydroxy-6-oxo-6-phenylhexa-2,4-dienoic acid (HOPDA) to 2-hydroxypenta-2,4-dienoic acid (HPD) and benzoate. A 1.6 {angstrom} resolution crystal structure of BphD H265Q incubated with HOPDA revealed that the enzyme's catalytic serine was benzoylated. The acyl-enzyme is stabilized by hydrogen bonding from the amide backbone of 'oxyanion hole' residues, consistent with formation of a tetrahedral oxyanion during nucleophilic attack by Ser112. Chemical quench and mass spectrometry studies substantiated the formation and decay of a Ser112-benzoyl species in wild-type BphD on a time scale consistent with turnover and incorporation of a single equivalent of {sup 18}O into the benzoate produced during hydrolysis in H{sub 2}{sup 18}O. Rapid-scanning kinetic studies indicated that the catalytic histidine contributes to the rate of acylation by only an order of magnitude, but affects the rate of deacylation by over 5 orders of magnitude. The orange-colored catalytic intermediate, ES{sup red}, previously detected in the wild-type enzyme and proposed herein to be a carbanion, was not observed during hydrolysis by H265Q. In the newly proposed mechanism, the carbanion abstracts a proton from Ser112, thereby completing tautomerization and generating a serinate for nucleophilic attack on the C6-carbonyl. Finally, quantification of an observed pre-steady-state kinetic burst suggests that BphD is a half-site reactive enzyme. While the updated catalytic mechanism shares features with the serine proteases, MCP hydrolase-specific chemistry highlights the versatility of the Ser-His-Asp triad.

  14. Thermal tolerant mannanase from acidothermus cellulolyticus

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    Ding, Shi-You (Golden, CO); Adney, William S. (Golden, CO); Vinzant, Todd B. (Golden, CO); Himmel, Michael E. (Littleton, CO)

    2006-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides a thermal tolerant mannanase that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase family. The invention further discloses this mannanase as ManA. ManA has been isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus. The invention further provides recombinant forms of the identified ManA. Methods of making ManA polypeptides, including fusions, variants, and derivatives, are also disclosed. Methods of using mannanase A, including for the processing of food and for use in food stuffs as bulking agents and the like, are also disclosed.

  15. Families First: Keys to Successful Family Functioning An Introduction

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    Liskiewicz, Maciej

    . publication 350-090 #12;KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF HEALTHY FAMILIES Research has identified several; and the aging family. Crisis tasks are family hardship events such as ill- ness, job loss, accidents, relocation Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national

  16. Advancing Measurement of Family Leisure

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    Melton, Karen

    2014-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

    This study advanced knowledge of the measurement properties of the Family Leisure Activity Profile (FLAP). The FLAP is a sixteen-item index based on the Core and Balance Model of Family Functioning. This study assessed three distinct scaling...

  17. Job Families Booklet Human Resources

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    Doran, Simon J.

    Job Families Booklet Human Resources University of Surrey #12;Job Families summarise the main features of roles which are similar in character and engaged in broadly similar work. There are four Job Families, which will cover the vast majority of jobs within the University. They are: Operational

  18. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    regressions on family ties Croatia Algeria Finland SwedenCzech Republic Bulgaria Croatia Algeria Saudi Arabia CzechSweden Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Germany Netherlands Denmark

  19. Ubiquitin carboxyl terminal hydrolase L1 negatively regulates TNF{alpha}-mediated vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation via suppressing ERK activation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Ichikawa, Tomonaga; Li, Jinqing; Dong, Xiaoyu; Potts, Jay D. [Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208 (United States)] [Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208 (United States); Tang, Dong-Qi [Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-0275 (United States)] [Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-0275 (United States); Li, Dong-Sheng, E-mail: dsli@yymc.edu.cn [Hubei Key Laboratory of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Tai He Hospital, Yunyang Medical College, 32 S. Renmin Rd., Shiyan, Hubei 442000 (China)] [Hubei Key Laboratory of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Tai He Hospital, Yunyang Medical College, 32 S. Renmin Rd., Shiyan, Hubei 442000 (China); Cui, Taixing, E-mail: taixing.cui@uscmed.sc.edu [Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208 (United States)] [Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208 (United States)

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) appear to be critical regulators of a multitude of processes such as proliferation, apoptosis, differentiation, and inflammation. We have recently demonstrated that a DUB of ubiquitin carboxyl terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) inhibits vascular lesion formation via suppressing inflammatory responses in vasculature. However, the precise underlying mechanism remains to be defined. Herein, we report that a posttranscriptional up-regulation of UCH-L1 provides a negative feedback to tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF{alpha})-mediated activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinases (ERK) and proliferation in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs). In rat adult VSMCs, adenoviral over-expression of UCH-L1 inhibited TNF{alpha}-induced activation of ERK and DNA synthesis. In contrast, over-expression of UCH-L1 did not affect platelet derived growth factor (PDGF)-induced VSMC proliferation and activation of growth stimulating cascades including ERK. TNF{alpha} hardly altered UCH-L1 mRNA expression and stability; however, up-regulated UCH-L1 protein expression via increasing UCH-L1 translation. These results uncover a novel mechanism by which UCH-L1 suppresses vascular inflammation.

  20. The Nudix Hydrolase CDP-Chase, a CDP-Choline Pyrophosphatase, Is an Asymmetric Dimer with Two Distinct Enzymatic Activities

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    Duong-Ly, Krisna C.; Gabelli, Sandra B.; Xu, WenLian; Dunn, Christopher A.; Schoeffield, Andrew J.; Bessman, Maurice J.; Amzel, L. Mario (Loyola); (JHU)

    2011-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

    A Nudix enzyme from Bacillus cereus catalyzes the hydrolysis of CDP-choline to produce CMP and phosphocholine. Here, we show that in addition, the enzyme has a 3{prime} {yields} 5{prime} RNA exonuclease activity. The structure of the free enzyme, determined to a 1.8-{angstrom} resolution, shows that the enzyme is an asymmetric dimer. Each monomer consists of two domains, an N-terminal helical domain and a C-terminal Nudix domain. The N-terminal domain is placed relative to the C-terminal domain such as to result in an overall asymmetric arrangement with two distinct catalytic sites: one with an 'enclosed' Nudix pyrophosphatase site and the other with a more open, less-defined cavity. Residues that may be important for determining the asymmetry are conserved among a group of uncharacterized Nudix enzymes from Gram-positive bacteria. Our data support a model where CDP-choline hydrolysis is catalyzed by the enclosed Nudix site and RNA exonuclease activity is catalyzed by the open site. CDP-Chase is the first identified member of a novel Nudix family in which structural asymmetry has a profound effect on the recognition of substrates.

  1. Effects of family routines and family stress on child competencies

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    Hill, Crystal Renee

    2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

    The current study had two purposes. The first purpose was to examine the association between family rules and routines and first grade children's teacher-rated and peer-rated behavioral competencies (e.g., emotional symptoms, conduct problems, peer...

  2. MORINGACEAE Martinov Drumstick Tree Family

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    Olson, Mark

    167 MORINGACEAE Martinov · Drumstick Tree Family Mark E. Olson Trees or shrubs; glabrous and southwestern Ethiopia. 1. Moringa oleifera Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. 1: 398. 1785 · Drumstick

  3. The DOE Feeds Families Festival

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Department of Energy employees took a moment to give back to the Washington, D.C. community by holding our first "DOE Feeds Families Festival" outside of the Forrestal Building.

  4. Family Careers Reloaded: Lessons for the 21st Century Workforce

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    Jackson, Porscha

    2014-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

    Stories of Family Career Legacies.................................................................. 101 The Ortiz Family: A Legacy of Restaurateurs ....................................................... 101 The Winslow Family: A Legacy of Beauty... ............................................................................... 18 2 Identity Process ............................................................................ 58 3 Ortiz Family Career Tree ........................................................... 104 4 Winslow Family Career Tree...

  5. Family Needs and Family Quality of Life for Taiwanese Families of Children with Intellectual Disability and Developmental Delay

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    Chiu, Chun-Yu

    2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation consists of four related chapters including an introductory overview of all four chapters, a report on family needs, a report on family quality of life, and a summary of implications for the conceptual ...

  6. Department of Family and Consumer Science News

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    Hong, Don

    proposals and con- tracts by ETSU personnel have been selected for funding: "Cancer Data Analysis at the national level for their work in encouraging others to pur- sue a career in family medicine. ETSU's Family

  7. Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase in Atherosclerosis

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    Wang, Yi-Xin Jim; Ulu, Arzu; Zhang, Le-Ning; Hammock, Bruce

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    after percutaneous coronary intervention. BMC Cardiovascafter percutaneous coronary intervention in human. Taken

  8. Goals and methods of research: the challenge for family medicine.

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    Shapiro, J

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    to research. Family medicine was about people, theirfellowships endowed, new family medicine journals devoted toHow will it affect family medicine? What opportunities are

  9. Local index theorem for projective families

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    Benameur, M -T

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We give a superconnection proof of the cohomological form of Mathai-Melrose-Singer index theorem for the family of twisted Dirac operators under relaxed conditions.

  10. ARAKELOV INEQUALITIES FOR FAMILIES OF ABELIAN ...

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    2014-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

    ARAKELOV INEQUALITIES FOR FAMILIES OF ABELIAN. VARIETIES AFTER DELIGNE, VIEHWEG, ZUO. DONU ARAPURA. Talk at IAS, Nov 25, 2014. I want to...

  11. Incomes of Rural Families in Northeast Texas.

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    Southern, John H.; Hendrix, W. E.

    1959-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Summary i This study deals on a sample basis with the income levels, income sources and farm and human re- source characteristics of the 88,000 rural open-country families in a 24-county area of Northeast Texas. ) Low levels of living... mainly from small-scale crop to s~all- scale livestock farming. In 1955, 49,000 of the area's rural families were farm families and 39,000 were nonfarm families, or 55 percent and 45 percent, respectively. However, 21 percent of all farmers were full...

  12. Organizational Learning and Internationalization Knowledge: A Comparative Study of Family Firms and Non-Family Firms

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    Boyer, Edmond

    1 Organizational Learning and Internationalization Knowledge: A Comparative Study of Family Firms with knowledge in family firms by analyzing the role of organizational knowledge in the internationalization, the influence of these variables on internationalization organizational knowledge and finally on firms

  13. Search for lepton-family-number nonconservation

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    Hoffman, C.M.

    1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A review of the status of lepton-family-number nonconservation is given. After a brief historical and theoretical discussion, a description of how experimental searches for lepton-family-number nonconservation are performed is presented. Finally, a summary of the results from past experiments and prospects for future experiments is given.

  14. ON LYAPUNOV FAMILIES AROUND COLLINEAR LIBRATION POINTS

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    Hou, X. Y.; Liu, L. [Astronomy Department, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China)], E-mail: lliu@nju.edu.cn

    2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Evolution details of the planar and vertical Lyapunov families around the three collinear libration points in the restricted three-body problem were studied. Researches before were generally restricted to be within the colliding orbits with the primaries and for fixed mass parameters {mu}. In this paper, members after colliding orbits were computed. With increasing {mu}, how these families evolve was studied.

  15. The Food Supply of Texas Rural Families.

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    Whitacre, Jessie (Jessie Opal)

    1943-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Percent, families owning. .. 46 Range, n~~niber owned. ... 1-100 Average nlirnb~r owned. .. 13.1 Poultry Percentfamilie~eatinglfryers 96 Rang0 tiumber fryers/year 6-180 Av, no. frgers/fan~ily/yr. . Y I'erceut fami!ies entirip hens 1 F Range number... than of those butchered by white families. Fryers were eaten by the great majority of families. Owners and renters had fairly similar records for the average number of fryers eaten during the year, owner groups consuming from 35 to 72 fryers, renter...

  16. Addressing the challenges of families with multiple risks

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    Hanson, Marci J.; Carta, Judith J.

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    For a significant segment of the population, the challenges faced by families are multiple and constitute risks for the children and other family members. The changing structures and characteristics of the American family are reviewed...

  17. Peoples Gas Single Family Direct Install (Illinois)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Owners of single-family homes, condos, townhomes and two-flats may be eligible for a free installation of new programmable thermostats, pipe insulation, showerheads, and faucet aerators through...

  18. Essays in population and family economics

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    Len, Alexis, 1977-

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (cont.) observed in several Western countries. Finally, the third chapter evaluates the labor market effects of public subsidies to families with children. Using variation in the level of benefits provided by a policy ...

  19. EM Helps Military Families in Need

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    LAS VEGAS Six families from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas recently received nearly $4,000 in donations funds that helped provide a welcome relief during the holidays.

  20. Tweedie Family Densities: Methods of Evaluation

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    Smyth, Gordon K.

    of Queensland, St Lucia, Q 4072, Australia. 2 University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Q 4350, Australia. Tweedie family densities are characterised by power variance functions of the form V[] = p , where p

  1. Role of Money in Rural Family Living.

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    Nelson, Bardin H.

    1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    area of Texas to determine if family patterns concerning the use of money follow traditional values associated with subsistence farming or values associated with commercial farming. The six sample counties in- cluded in the study were Collin, Hunt... commercial farming culture. The acceptance rate of new values varies from one family to another. Cultural norms concerning right and wrong adjust- ments have been slow in developing. Until a more clearcut basis is developed to define social roles...

  2. Adolescents' Maintenance of Family Connectedness in Their Everyday Lives

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    Tsai, Kim M

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    may challenge adolescents maintenance of leisure time withLos Angeles Adolescents Maintenance of Family ConnectednessAdolescents Maintenance of Family Connectedness in Their

  3. arsr family metal: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    CONNECTIONS CO-PLAY: THE LATEST VIDEO GAME RESEARCH THE THAYNE FAMILY ENTERPRISE POST-BUCKET-LIST BOOK: DR. WES BURR UNDERGRADS NOURISH UNIQUE PROJECT FAMILY CONNECTIONS BYU...

  4. Protect Your Family Brochure (Training and Awareness Material...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Training and Awareness Material for Cyber Security. How to protect your family. Protect Your Family Brochure (Training and Awareness Material) More Documents & Publications Front...

  5. Austin Energy- Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Austin Energy Multi-Family Program provides cash incentives to owners, developers, and property managers of apartments and other multi-family properties for making energy efficiency...

  6. Contemporary Mathematics The merit factor of binary sequence families

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    Jedwab, Jonathan

    Contemporary Mathematics The merit factor of binary sequence families constructed from m-sequences sequence families obtained from an initial binary sequence family using a "negaperiodic" and a "periodic" construction. When the initial sequences are m-sequences, both of the constructed families have the same

  7. TIGRFAMS: The TIGRFAMs database of protein families

    DOE Data Explorer [Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

    TIGRFAMs are protein families based on Hidden Markov Models or HMMs. Use this page to see the curated seed alignmet for each TIGRFam, the full alignment of all family members and the cutoff scores for inclusion in each of the TIGRFAMs. Also use this page to search through the TIGRFAMs and HMMs for text in the TIGRFAMs Text Search or search for specific sequences in the TIGRFAMs Sequence Search.[Copied from the Overview at http://www.jcvi.org/cms/research/projects/tigrfams/overview/] See also TIGRFAMs ordered by the roles they play at http://cmr.jcvi.org/tigr-scripts/CMR/shared/EvidenceList.cgi?ev_type=TIGRFAM&order_type=role.

  8. Even Start family literacy program participants' perceptions of parenting education, an integral component in family literacy programs

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    Chen, Chia-Yin

    2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

    successful (Downey, 2002; Farrer, 2000; Hayes, 1996; Heath, 1983; National Center for Family Literacy, 1994a, 1994b; Puchner, 1995). Family literacy programs are those that recognize the influences of the family on the literacy development of family... interactions (Farrer, 2000; Karther, 1995; NCFL, 1994c; Paratore, 1993). 5 Heath (1983) found that in the homes of ?mainstream? families, parents supported their children?s literacy development by asking questions, engaging them in conversations about...

  9. Punjabi families in transition: an intergenerational study of fertility and family change

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    Bhatti, Feyza

    2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Pakistan, a late starter in fertility transition, has been experiencing a rapid fertility decline since 1990. Although existing research often presents patriarchal family systems as a major reason for the delay of the ...

  10. FAMILY NEEDS OF CHINESE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: A QUALITATIVE INQUIRY

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    Hu, Xiaoyi

    2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

    F AMIL Y NEEDS OF CHINESE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: A QUALITATIVE INQUIRY By Xiaoyi Hu Submitted to the Department of Special Education and the Faculty of the Graduate School...UI, LLM ~~~ la~ Mian Wang, h.D. Dissertation defended: June, 241\\ 2011 Copyright 2011 The Dissertation Committee for Xiaoyi Hu certifies that this is the approved version of the following dissertation: F AMIL Y NEEDS OF CHINESE FAMILIES...

  11. Managed Lane Choices by Carpools Comprised of Family Members Compared to Non-family Members

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    Pannu, Mandeep S.

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Turnbull Head of Department, Mark Burris December 2009 Major Subject: Civil Engineering iii ABSTRACT Managed Lane Choices by Carpools Comprised of Family Members Compared to Non- Family Members. (December 2009) Mandeep Singh Pannu, B..., Maryland; Boston; Minneapolis; New Jersey Turnpike; New York City; Portland; Ottawa, Ontario; Memphis; Nashville; Dallas; Northern Virginia; Norfolk/Virginia Beach; Seattle; Houston; and numerous California counties (HOV Systems Manual, 1998; Stockton...

  12. METHOD Open Access Rapid haplotype inference for nuclear families

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    Gifford, David K.

    METHOD Open Access Rapid haplotype inference for nuclear families Amy L Williams1* , David E-recombinant and maximum likelihood haplotypes. When applied to a dataset con- taining 103 families, Hapi performs 3

  13. Work/Family Balance for Men in Student Affairs

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    Singh, Shailendra Mohan

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    This qualitative study will examine the concept of work/family demand specifically through the lens of male student affairs practitioners. Work family balance has been identified as a critical issue for the field of HRD impacting both individual...

  14. Egypt's population policies and family planning program: a critical examination

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    Carr, Aline B.

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Egypt's national family planning program, in existence since 1965, has been fairly successful in increasing the use of family planning methods and lowering the population growth rate in Egypt. However, the fact that as few as 10 percent of women...

  15. Generation to Generation: The Heart of Family Medicine

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    Winter, Robin O

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A New Course in Age-based Medicine at the University Medicalthe practice of Family Medicine. The use of the movie, Up,American Board of Family Medicine Official Definition of

  16. PG&E- Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Through the Rebates for Multi-Family Properties Program, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of two or more units. Insulation, appliances,...

  17. A New Family of Planets ? "Ocean Planets"

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    A. Leger; F. Selsis; C. Sotin; T. Guillot; D. Despois; H. Lammer; M. Ollivier; F. Brachet; A. Labeque; C. Valette

    2003-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

    A new family of planets is considered which is between rochy terrestrial planets and gaseous giant ones: "Ocean-Planets". We present the possible formation, composition and internal models of these putative planets, including that of their ocean, as well as their possible Exobiology interest. These planets should be detectable by planet detection missions such as Eddington and Kepler, and possibly COROT (lauch scheduled in 2006). They would be ideal targets for spectroscopic missions such as Darwin/TPF.

  18. Experience with the Architectural Design of a Modest Product Family

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    Lutz, Robyn R.

    1 Experience with the Architectural Design of a Modest Product Family Robert W. Schwanke Siemens Laboratory rlutz@cs.iastate.edu #12;2 Summary Many product families are modest in the sense that they consist for the architectural design of a modest product family. The paper describes the process, design alternatives

  19. The meaning and correlates of psychological control in Chinese and American families

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    Fung, Joey

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    to family integrity and family well- being. Shamefamily integrity or detrimental to family well-being integrity (n= 19%) compared to rationale based on child well-

  20. Relationships between family disability and family interaction patterns: a metropolitan-nonmetropolitan comparison of southern black families.

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    Taft, Earl Austin

    1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    PELATTCL'"-", ITPS BETISE!I FAN L'i DISABXLIT" A". iD I"A'l~'! Y Xih'I'EH 'CTZG~I PATTE PIIS A IIETRCP~I TAX-i'iCi'u. '&I, ~BCPO' ' T-', i' COI'. PAI'TSOY: OF SO' 'THEPi; Bi '=CK F . "IL:E A Thesis EASEL AUSTZI'I T VT Tei':. 1s ' K "I ~:ivec... 24 CHAPTER V. METHODS Collection of Data Data Processing Concepts, Indicators, and Measures Family Disability 28 28 30 3- 3J Pa~e The Concept The Indicator The Measures Positional Location of Disabled Merr. hers The Concept...

  1. Family business Information Update Please list all members that would like to receive information about the Family Business Council events.

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    de Lijser, Peter

    Family business Information Update Please list all members that would like to receive information about the Family Business Council events. Name Company Mailing Address City State/Province ZipPhone #12;Thank you for helping us update our records. Please send information about the Family Business

  2. A Family of Circular Bargmann Transforms

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    Zouhair Mouayn

    2011-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

    When considering a charged particle evolving in the Poincar\\'e disk under influence of a uniform magnetic field with a strength proportional to +1, we construct for all hyperbolic Landau level \\epsilon^\\gamma_$m$ m = 4m(-m), m 2 Z+ \\[0, /2] a family of coherent states transforms labeled by (,m) and mapping isometrically square integrable functions on the unit circle with respect to the measure sin^\\gamma-2m (\\theta/2) d\\theta onto spaces of bound states of the particle. These transforms are called circular Bargmann transforms.

  3. A simple family of nonadditive quantum codes

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    John A. Smolin; Graeme Smith; Stephanie Wehner

    2007-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

    Most known quantum codes are additive, meaning the codespace can be described as the simultaneous eigenspace of an abelian subgroup of the Pauli group. While in some scenarios such codes are strictly suboptimal, very little is understood about how to construct nonadditive codes with good performance. Here we present a family of nonadditive quantum codes for all odd blocklengths, n, that has a particularly simple form. Our codes correct single qubit erasures while encoding a higher dimensional space than is possible with an additive code or, for n of 11 or greater, any previous codes.

  4. Conformational Variability of Organophosphorus Hydrolase upon...

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    substrates, limiting the broad-range application of OPH as catalyst in the bioremediation of pesticides and chemical war agents. In the present study, pKa calculations and...

  5. Impact of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase and

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    in this volume Top cited articles Top downloaded articles Our comprehensive search FurtherANNUAL REVIEWS, is at the center of a group of metabolic pathways, collectively termed the arachidonate cascade, that produces composition of the American diet is of concern, but because -3 lipids are increasingly entering the diet

  6. The Origin of Families and $SO(18)$ Grand Unification

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    BenTov, Yoni

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We exploit a recent advance in the study of topological superconductors to propose a solution to the nagging family puzzle of particle physics in the context of SO(18) (or more correctly, Spin(18)) grand unification. We argue that Yukawa couplings of intermediate strength may allow the mirror matter and extra families to decouple at arbitrarily high energies. As was clear from the existing literature, we have to go beyond the Higgs mechanism in order to solve the family puzzle. A pattern of symmetry breaking which results in the SU(5) grand unified theory with horizontal or family symmetry USp(4) = Spin(5) (or more loosely, SO(5)) leaves exactly three light families of matter and seems particularly appealing. We comment briefly on an alternative scheme involving discrete non-abelian family symmetries. In a few lengthy appendices we review some of the pertinent condensed matter theory.

  7. Self-similar solitary wave family in Bessel lattice

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    Cai Zebin [Department of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (430074) (China); Department of Basis, Air Force Radar Academy, Wuhan (430019) (China); Liang Jianchu [Department of Electric Science, College of Huizhou, Guangdong (510006) (China); Xia Xiongping; Jin Haiqin; Yi Lin [Department of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (430074) (China); Jiang Yue [Department of Basis, Air Force Radar Academy, Wuhan (430019) (China)

    2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We focus on the formation and propagation of self-similar solitary wave family in Kerr nonlinear media with external Bessel lattice. A novel analytical solitary wave solution to (3+1)-dimensional Gross-Pitaevskii equation with varying coefficients and an external potential is obtained. The components of solitary wave family are differentiated by three quantum parameters. The properties and the stability of the solitary wave family are discussed in detail.

  8. Dual families of noncommutative quantum systems

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    Scholtz, Frederik G.; Chakraborty, Biswajit; Gangopadhyay, Sunandan; Hazra, Arindam Ghosh [Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 (South Africa); and Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Block-JD, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700098 (India); Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Block-JD, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700098 (India)

    2005-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We demonstrate how a one parameter family of interacting noncommuting Hamiltonians, which are physically equivalent, can be constructed in noncommutative quantum mechanics. This construction is carried out exactly (to all orders in the noncommutative parameter) and analytically in two dimensions for a free particle and a harmonic oscillator moving in a constant magnetic field. We discuss the significance of the Seiberg-Witten map in this context. It is shown for the harmonic oscillator potential that an approximate duality, valid in the low-energy sector, can be constructed between the interacting commutative and a noninteracting noncommutative Hamiltonian. This approximation holds to order 1/B and is therefore valid in the case of strong magnetic fields and weak Landau-level mixing.

  9. adult family members: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    and Ecology Websites Summary: APPLICATION PACKAGE for Family Members 1 ACICISStudy Indonesia These guidelines contain information ONLY: ARRIVAL DATES ARE INFLEXIBLE. YOU MAY NOT...

  10. acylase family members: Topics by E-print Network

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    and Ecology Websites Summary: APPLICATION PACKAGE for Family Members 1 ACICISStudy Indonesia These guidelines contain information ONLY: ARRIVAL DATES ARE INFLEXIBLE. YOU MAY NOT...

  11. Generation to Generation: The Heart of Family Medicine

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    Winter, Robin O

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Ageism in the Workplace. Generations Spring, 5. Westman,of caring for multiple generations simultaneously. StronglyGeneration to Generation: The Heart of Family Medicine

  12. NNSA Production Office tops Feds Feed Families campaign goal...

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    Production Office tops ... NNSA Production Office tops Feds Feed Families campaign goal Posted: September 16, 2013 - 9:45am Oak Ridge, Tenn. - Employees of the National Nuclear...

  13. Better Buildings Residential Network Multi-Family & Low-Income...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    of choice, by providing information and options * Provide loan programs that fill market gaps * Offer resources * Make connections * Serve low- and moderate-income families...

  14. A New Family of Quasicrystals | Advanced Photon Source

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    Understanding of Superconductivity New Family of Tiny Crystals Glow Bright in LED Lights How Serotonin Receptors Can Shape Drug Effects, from LSD to Migraine Medication X-rays...

  15. Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Multi-Family and Low Income...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Multi-Family and Low Income Peer Exchange Call: Using Partnerships to Drive Demand and Provide Services in Communities Agenda * Call Logistics and Attendance What kind of...

  16. aids family planning: Topics by E-print Network

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    www.cgdev.org Owen Barder; Owen Barder 2009-01-01 9 Montana State University 1 Family Financial Planning Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Montana State...

  17. Alabama Family Staying Nice and Cozy This Fall

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Recovery Act money to weatherize homes has resulted in much lower energy bills for Alabama families, including Mary, whose bill is about $300 cheaper now.

  18. SoCalGas- Multi-Family Residential Rebate Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Southern California Gas Company provides incentives to encourage the owners and managers of multi-family residential buildings to increase their energy efficiency. The program offers rebates for...

  19. SCE- Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Southern California Edison (SCE) offers prescriptive rebates to multi-family properties for lighting, HVAC technologies, water heaters, ceiling fans, appliances, window improvements, and insulation...

  20. UCSD FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS REPORTING FORM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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    Tsien, Roger Y.

    UCSD FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS REPORTING FORM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE To: Senior Vice Chancellor, Academic Cannot Be Completed Maximum number of deferrals Academic review in progress I certify ACCOMMODATIONS REPORTING FORM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE INSTRUCTIONS (5/17/04) The Family Accommodations Reporting (FAR

  1. Roadmap: Human Development and Family Studies -Gerontology -Bachelor of Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Human Development and Family Studies - Gerontology - Bachelor of Science [EH Catalog Year: 20122013 Page 1 of 3 | Last Updated: 8-June-12/JS This roadmap is a recommended semester or upper division) 3 See note 2 on page 2 #12;Roadmap: Human Development and Family Studies - Gerontology

  2. A General Families Index Theorem James L. Heitsch *

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    Heitsch, James L.

    @lcvax.lehman.cuny.edu Abstract We consider the heat operator of a Bismut superconnection for a family * *of general general conditions which guarantee th* *at the Bismut superconnection formalism extends in full. In [Bis86], Bismut constructed a remarkable superconnection for families of Dirac * *operators and gave

  3. THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FRESHMAN/FAMILY ORIENTATION LEADER

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    Russell, Lynn

    THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FRESHMAN/FAMILY ORIENTATION LEADER Information Sheet-Please retain of continuing students. They will provide new Thurgood Marshall College students and families satisfying Marshall College staff. Additionally, the Orientation Leaders will meet and work with new people, develop

  4. A FAMILY OF M OBIUS INVARIANT 2KNOT ENERGIES

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    have not yet found a proof. We also discuss alternate methods of defining surface energy. Several yearsA FAMILY OF M ¨ OBIUS INVARIANT 2­KNOT ENERGIES David Auckly and Lorenzo Sadun Abstract. After reviewing energy functionals for 1­dimensional knots and links, we define a family of M¨obius invariant

  5. A FAMILY OF M OBIUS INVARIANT 2KNOT ENERGIES

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    are presently exploring, with Kusner and Sullivan, this alternate formulation of our energy. In section 4 weA FAMILY OF M ? OBIUS INVARIANT 2­KNOT ENERGIES David Auckly and Lorenzo Sadun Abstract. After reviewing the energy functionals for 1­dimensional knots and links, we define a family of M?obius invariant

  6. Output regulation problem for differentiable families of linear systems

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    Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat

    The output regulation problem arose as one of the main research topics in linear control theory in the 1970s regulation when modeled by a global or a local differentiable family. Partially supported by DGICYT n.PB97Output regulation problem for differentiable families of linear systems Albert Compta and Marta Pe

  7. Can a Family Farm Benefit from Section 9006?

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    Not Available

    2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Section 9006 of the 2002 U.S. Farm Bill provides grants and guaranteed loans for rural renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. This fact sheet describes how the Tjaden family of Iowa pursued Section 9006 funding in pursuit of a wind turbine for their family farm.

  8. Divergence and Lifecycle Offsets in Product Families with Commonality

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    de Weck, Olivier L.

    Divergence and Lifecycle Offsets in Product Families with Commonality Ryan Boas,1 * Bruce G Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139DIVERGENCE AND LIFECYCLE OFFSETS IN PRODUCT FAMILIES benefits across individual products. We predict that lifecycle offsets exacerbate divergence. We propose

  9. HOME NEWS print email Family Owned Business Awards

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    de Lijser, Peter

    HOME NEWS print email Family Owned Business Awards MEDIHA DIMARTINO Wednesday, November 13, 2013 as part of the 14th annual Family Owned Business awards hosted by the Business Journal and California's honorees represented a range of businesses and backgrounds, with awards coming in the following categories

  10. Inferring Gene Family Histories in Yeast Identifies Lineage Specific Expansions

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    Ames, Ryan M.; Money, Daniel; Lovell, Simon C.

    2014-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

    new evolutionary models to infer gene family histories across complete yeast genomes; these models allow us to estimate the relative genome-wide rates of gene birth, death, innovation and extinction (loss of an entire family) for the first time. We...

  11. Smart Homes, Families, and Control Min Kyung Lee

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    Zimmerman, John

    Smart Homes, Families, and Control Min Kyung Lee School of Design Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 paper Conference Themes: Space and environment, emotion and culture #12;Smart Homes, Families a smart home that will provide the appropriate assistance to improve human experience. While technology

  12. Chelyabinsk meteorite explains unusual spectral properties of Baptistina Asteroid Family

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    Reddy, Vishnu; Bottke, William; Cloutis, Ed; Izawa, Matt; O'Brien, Dave; Mann, Paul; Cuddy, Matt; Corre, Lucille Le; Gaffey, Michael; Fujihara, Gary

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We investigated the spectral and compositional properties of Chelyabinsk meteorite to identify its possible parent body in the main asteroid belt. Our analysis shows that the meteorite contains two spectrally distinct but compositionally indistinguishable components of LL5 chondrite and shock blackened/impact melt material. Our X-ray diffraction analysis confirms that the two lithologies of the Chelyabinsk meteorite are extremely similar in modal mineralogy. The meteorite is compositionally similar to LL chondrite and its most probable parent asteroid in the main belt is a member of the Flora family. Intimate mixture of LL5 chondrite and shock blackened/impact melt material from Chelyabinsk provides a spectral match with (8) Flora, the largest asteroid in the Flora family. The Baptistina family and Flora family overlap each other in dynamical space. Mineralogical analysis of (298) Baptistina and 9 small family members shows that their surface compositions are similar to LL chondrites, although their absorptio...

  13. School-Based Family Involvement: Patterns and Predictors in the NLTS2

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    Frew, Leigh Ann

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    This investigation used data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 (NLTS2) to investigate patterns among student, family, and school characteristics, school outreach programs, and school-based family involvement for families of 5...

  14. BA in FAMILY HISTORY--GENEALOGY (734125) MAP Sheet Department of History

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    Martinez, Tony R.

    BA in FAMILY HISTORY--GENEALOGY (734125) MAP Sheet Department of History For students entering requirement): Rel C 261* Intro to Family History (Genealogy) Rel C 293R*Specialized Studies in Family History

  15. Hurricane Preparedness & Resource Guide For Individuals and Families

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    Miles, Will

    Hurricane Preparedness & Resource Guide For Individuals and Families This material was developed Health Services, Inc. (7/09) Hurricane Preparedness and Resource Guide | 2 Table of Contents Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Defining a Hurricane

  16. attitude family resemblance: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 238 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  17. avian defensin family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 227 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  18. aspartyl protease family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 210 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  19. alcohol dehydrogenase family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 325 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  20. acid kinase family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 165 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  1. ashkenazi families confirms: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 137 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  2. attending family planning: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 340 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  3. antiapoptotic bcl-2 family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 96 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  4. antigen family gene: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 276 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  5. artery disease families: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 192 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  6. avidin protein family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 246 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  7. antigen gene family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 276 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  8. american family advocacy: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 218 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  9. attenuated familial adenomatous: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 96 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  10. apl1 gene family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 206 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  11. anhydrase gene family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 238 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  12. akirin gene family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 204 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  13. ashkenazi jewish families: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 125 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  14. altering bcl-2 family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 100 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  15. amyloid precursor family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 300 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  16. arsr family zinc: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 217 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  17. abl family kinases: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 186 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  18. arf gene families: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 258 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  19. archaeal specific family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 137 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  20. antonio family osteoporosis: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 279 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  1. annexin multigene family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 74 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  2. apparently unrelated families: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 246 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  3. adverse postpartum family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 158 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  4. altering tyrosinase family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 75 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  5. australasian families linkage: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 323 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  6. Pocket protein family function in mesenchymal tissue development and tumorigenesis

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    Landman, Allison Simone

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    pRB is a member of the pocket protein family, which includes the closely related proteins p107 and p130. The pocket proteins are critical regulators of the cell cycle and function to restrain proliferation by controlling ...

  7. Contextual study of singing in the Fisher family

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    Smith, Stephanie Deborah Ladd

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This ethnographic study of a Scottish singing family, the Fishers of Glasgow, is based largely on fieldwork conducted over a period of three years. The Fishers were chosen because of their early involvement in, and their ...

  8. Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families | National...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Photo Gallery Jobs Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home NNSA Blog Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families Y-12 employees make holiday merry for...

  9. Mahler Measures of Hypergeometric Families of Calabi-Yau Varieties

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    Samart, Detchat

    2014-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

    geometry and number theory to understand this phenomenon. In this dissertation, we study Mahler measures of certain families of Laurent polynomials of two, three, and four variables, whose zero loci define elliptic curves, K3 surfaces, and Calabi...

  10. THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT YOUR FAMILY'S CONTRIBUTION TO IT

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    Schwartz, Stephen E.

    THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT AND YOUR FAMILY'S CONTRIBUTION TO IT Stephen E. Schwartz The GREENS MENS Assistant Secretary for Foreign Affairs #12;#12;THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT #12;ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION Energy per

  11. Determinants of Role Structure in Family Financial Management

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    Rosen, Dennis L.; Granbois, Donald H.

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Variables determining the role of husband and wife in family financial management are explored based on in-home, personal interviews. Financial tasks reflecting implementation activities and two groupings of decision ...

  12. A supermatrix-based molecular phylogeny of the family Drosophilidae

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    Steppan, Scott

    A supermatrix-based molecular phylogeny of the family Drosophilidae KIM VAN DER LINDE1 *, DAVID #12;Drosophila phylogeny have been published (for an overview, see van der Linde & Houle, 2008

  13. article family matters: Topics by E-print Network

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    greater GMD in the right anterior cingulate among lithium Thompson, Paul 7 Does dark matter consist of baryons of new stable family quarks? Astrophysics (arXiv) Summary: We...

  14. Happy Holidays from Clemson December 2006 Dear Friends and Family,

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    Childress, Michael J.

    Happy Holidays from Clemson December 2006 Dear Friends and Family, Can it be that another year has a wonderful time enjoying the beautiful Lamar Valley. Mom, Dad and Shala also made a trip to Snowbird, UT

  15. Psychological and Family Characteristics of Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes

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    Mireles, Gerardo

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is now increasingly diagnosed in children and adolescents at an alarming rate, especially in youth from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Youth diagnosed with T2DM and their families face many challenges associated...

  16. Buss Family Scholarship for Children of Carleton University Alumni

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    Buss Family Scholarship for Children of Carleton University Alumni Application Form Terms Buss, BA/73 and his wife Tammy. Revised 2009. This award is valued at $1,200 for the 2011

  17. Buss Family Scholarship for Children of Carleton University Alumni

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    Dawson, Jeff W.

    Buss Family Scholarship for Children of Carleton University Alumni Application Form Terms, and students must demonstrate engagement in civic, community or university life. Endowed in 2006 by Gerard Buss

  18. SDG&E (Electric)- Multi-Family Residential Efficiency Program

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    Multi-Family Residential building owners and property managers in San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) territory are eligible for rebates on energy-efficient, clothes washers, insulation, room...

  19. North Shore Gas Single Family Direct Install (Illinois)

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    Owners of single-family homes, condos, townhomes and two-flats may be eligible for a free installation of new programmable thermostats, pipe insulation, showerheads, and faucet aerators through...

  20. Dimensions of Family and Professional Partnerships: Constructive Guidelines for Collaboration

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    Blue-Banning, Martha; Summers, Jean Ann; Frankland, H. Corine; Lord Nelson, Louise G.; Beegle, Gwen

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    adolescents and young adults with disabilities. Both stakeholder groups identified the disparity of Winter 2004 168 power and authority in the relationship between parents and professionals as a major challenge to successful partnerships... equally powerful in their ability to influence outcomes for children and families. Avoiding use of "clout" Empowering partners Validating others Advocating for child or family with other professionals Allowing reciprocity among members Being...

  1. Statistical exponential families: A digest with flash cards

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    Nielsen, Frank

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This document describes concisely the ubiquitous class of exponential family distributions met in statistics. The first part recalls definitions and summarizes main properties and duality with Bregman divergences (all proofs are skipped). The second part lists decompositions and related formula of common exponential family distributions. We recall the Fisher-Rao-Riemannian geometries and the dual affine connection information geometries of statistical manifolds. It is intended to maintain and update this document and catalog by adding new distribution items.

  2. Families of superintegrable Hamiltonians constructed from exceptional polynomials

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    Sarah Post; Satoshi Tsujimoto; Luc Vinet

    2012-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

    We introduce a family of exactly-solvable two-dimensional Hamiltonians whose wave functions are given in terms of Laguerre and exceptional Jacobi polynomials. The Hamiltonians contain purely quantum terms which vanish in the classical limit leaving only a previously known family of superintegrable systems. Additional, higher-order integrals of motion are constructed from ladder operators for the considered orthogonal polynomials proving the quantum system to be superintegrable.

  3. Family Centered Home-Based Models for Placement Prevention

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    Swaim, Tara; Petr, Chris

    2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    goal of maintaining children in the family home. They also avoid pathologizing the client, family, and surrounding systems. MST and Wraparound have the most saliently developed theoretical frameworks. Guidelines for MST provider credentials, caseload... saliently developed structure in reference to caseload size and duration/frequency of service, but lacks specificity of provider credentials. Case Management is the least clearly defined in the literature. Finally, MST has the most well- developed...

  4. Family strategies in a post-reform Chinese village

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    Wu, Xiaolei

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    family and the joint one. An incomplete family refers to a one-person faiinly, like a fanuly of a widow or a widower Kinship Networks Kinship networks entail a web of relations established among kin, including agnates, affines and fictive kin... to foster alliances with people outside their communities, who are often non-kin based (Whyte 1992) Likewise, the transition toward a market economy means that social interaction is no longer "firmly bounded and fully institutionally regulated" kinship...

  5. Modalities, Sites and Practices of Family Literacy: A Qualitative Interpretation of Family Photographs through Interviews and Observations

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    Lipsett, Tiffany Marie-Hamlin

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    This qualitative arts-based research study explores family literacy experiences that occur in homes with adults and children through interviews, observations, and the visual analysis of photographs that document such experiences. I employ visual...

  6. Insights into the Inhibition of the p90 Ribosomal S6 Kinase (RSK) by the Flavonol Glycoside SL0101 from the 1.5 Crystal Structure of the N-Terminal Domain of RSK2 with Bound Inhibitor

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    Utepbergenov, Darkhan; Derewenda, Urszula; Olekhnovich, Natalya; Szukalska, Gabriela; Banerjee, Budhaditya; Hilinski, Michael K.; Lannigan, Deborah A.; Stukenberg, P. Todd; Derewenda, Zygmunt S. (Lodz - Poland); (UV)

    2012-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

    The p90 ribosomal S6 family of kinases (RSK) are potential drug targets, due to their involvement in cancer and other pathologies. There are currently only two known selective inhibitors of RSK, but the basis for selectivity is not known. One of these inhibitors is a naturally occurring kaempferol-a-l-diacetylrhamnoside, SL0101. Here, we report the crystal structure of the complex of the N-terminal kinase domain of the RSK2 isoform with SL0101 at 1.5 {angstrom} resolution. The refined atomic model reveals unprecedented structural reorganization of the protein moiety, as compared to the nucleotide-bound form. The entire N-lobe, the hinge region, and the aD-helix undergo dramatic conformational changes resulting in a rearrangement of the nucleotide binding site with concomitant formation of a highly hydrophobic pocket spatially suited to accommodate SL0101. These unexpected results will be invaluable in further optimization of the SL0101 scaffold as a promising lead for a novel class of kinase inhibitors.

  7. Call for Papers 2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

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    Martinez, Tony R.

    Call for Papers 2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy "Strengthening Ties That Bind for the 2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy which will be held Tuesday, July 30 through Friday and helpful information in the following areas of family history and genealogy: · Getting started in family

  8. Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition

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    Myers, Lawrence C.

    Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition Family FMLA protections because of a need for leave to care for a covered family member with a serious health condition to submit a medical certification issued by the health care provider of the covered family member

  9. A phylogenetic mixture model for gene family loss in parasitic bacteria

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    A phylogenetic mixture model for gene family loss in parasitic bacteria Submitted as a research words: gene families, mixture model, parasites, maximum likelihood,phylogenetics Running head: gene family gain and loss 1 #12;Abstract Gene families are frequently gained and lost from prokaryotic genomes

  10. Improving Multiple Sequence Alignments by Revising Sequence Families with Alignment Scoring Approaches

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    Levchuk, Aleksandr O.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Sequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .joining tree assisted norMD sequence removal . . . . . . . .Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A multiple sequence

  11. Fourth standard model family neutrino at future linear colliders

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    Ciftci, A.K.; Ciftci, R.; Sultansoy, S. [Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences, Ankara University, 06100 Tandogan, Ankara (Turkey); Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Gazi University, 06500 Teknikokullar, Ankara (Turkey)

    2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    It is known that flavor democracy favors the existence of the fourth standard model (SM) family. In order to give nonzero masses for the first three-family fermions flavor democracy has to be slightly broken. A parametrization for democracy breaking, which gives the correct values for fundamental fermion masses and, at the same time, predicts quark and lepton Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa (CKM) matrices in a good agreement with the experimental data, is proposed. The pair productions of the fourth SM family Dirac ({nu}{sub 4}) and Majorana (N{sub 1}) neutrinos at future linear colliders with {radical}(s)=500 GeV, 1 TeV, and 3 TeV are considered. The cross section for the process e{sup +}e{sup -}{yields}{nu}{sub 4}{nu}{sub 4}(N{sub 1}N{sub 1}) and the branching ratios for possible decay modes of the both neutrinos are determined. The decays of the fourth family neutrinos into muon channels ({nu}{sub 4}(N{sub 1}){yields}{mu}{sup {+-}}W{sup {+-}}) provide cleanest signature at e{sup +}e{sup -} colliders. Meanwhile, in our parametrization this channel is dominant. W bosons produced in decays of the fourth family neutrinos will be seen in detector as either di-jets or isolated leptons. As an example, we consider the production of 200 GeV mass fourth family neutrinos at {radical}(s)=500 GeV linear colliders by taking into account di-muon plus four jet events as signatures.

  12. Knowledge-to-Action Guides: Preparing Families to Be Partners in Making Educational Decisions

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    Turnbull, Ann P.; Zuna, Nina; Hong, Joo Young; Hu, Xiaoyi; Kyzar, Kathleen; Obremski, Shea; Summers, Jean Ann; Turnbull, H. Rutherford; Stowe, Matthew J.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    parents become experts in special education, and help make good decisions about their children's education programs? Knowledge to action (KTA) guides are one resource, providing families access to top tier knowledge on evidence- based practice... Coordination Providing Emotional Snppoil to Families Through Parent to Parent Programs Video in English and Spajiish Parent quotes/action steps from Community of Practice 4 family stories 4 stale education department family- friendly guides 3 family stories...

  13. Chelyabinsk meteorite explains unusual spectral properties of Baptistina Asteroid Family

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    Bottke, William F.

    Chelyabinsk meteorite explains unusual spectral properties of Baptistina Asteroid Family Vishnu and compositional properties of Chelyabinsk meteorite to identify its pos- sible parent body in the main asteroid analysis confirms that the two lithologies of the Chelyabinsk mete- orite are extremely similar in modal

  14. LSU'S FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS PROGRAM Achieving Success Across Generations

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    . COST The fee of $1,000 per family member or key company employee will cover all educational materials/key employees who play a significant role in the future of your business. HOTEL INFORMATION The official hotel ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE Be sure to keep the conference events in mind when planning your arrival

  15. Child and Family Poverty in Saskatchewan: November 2010

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    Argerami, Martin

    Child and Family Poverty in Saskatchewan: November 2010 115,000 Saskatchewanians, including 33,000 children, live in poverty. New data1 from Statistics Canada for the year 2008 show that Saskatchewan has an overall poverty rate of 12.1%. This represents 115, 000 people -- equivalent to more than half

  16. Child and Family Poverty Saskatchewan Report, November 2009

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    Argerami, Martin

    Child and Family Poverty Saskatchewan Report, November 2009 Highlights In 2007, there were 35,000 (16.7%) children under age 18 living beneath the poverty line (before-tax Low Income Cut-off) in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan has the third highest provincial child poverty rate. 45% of Aboriginal children

  17. ORIGINAL RESEARCH Systematic family-wide analysis of sodium bicarbonate

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    Hall, Randy A

    ORIGINAL RESEARCH Systematic family-wide analysis of sodium bicarbonate cotransporter NBCn1/SLC4A7/NBCn1 pulled down syntrophin c2 and con- versely GST/syntrophin c2 pulled down NBCn1. Moreover normally moves Na+ and HCO3 ? into cells and protects intracel- lular pH (pHi) from falling below normal

  18. Does It Take a Family to Raise a Child?

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    Kramer, Karen L.

    family size. Parents in market economies can also smooth fluctuations in the time and resources needed. Because infants, young children and older children each require different kinds of time and energy invest in contracepting, market-economy populations. In contracepting populations, parents can solve the competing demands

  19. Relative importance of radical families The "Ozone Hole"

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    Toohey, Darin W.

    Relative importance of radical families The "Ozone Hole" Introduction to heterogeneous chemistry Tuesday, March 8, 2011 #12;Review of important points so far Stratospheric ozone is only produced with these parameters Sir Sydney Chapman nearly got it right. He could account for the formation of the ozone layer

  20. Copyright 2009, The Ohio State University Family and Consumer Sciences

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    Copyright 2009, The Ohio State University Family and Consumer Sciences HYG-5334-09 Freezing Meat game, meat, and poultry. Freezing meat and fish is the most acceptable way to maintain quality. The meat should be chilled without delay to 40 degrees F or lower to prevent spoilage. Then, freeze meat

  1. Copyright 2009, The Ohio State University Family and Consumer Sciences

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    , or small quantities of onion also freeze well. However, potatoes may not be satisfactory. Baked meat loafCopyright 2009, The Ohio State University Family and Consumer Sciences HYG-5308-09 Freezing for freezing. Prepare the food in the usual way. Cookthoroughlybutdonotovercook.Theremay be further cooking

  2. Two infinite families of nonadditive quantum error-correcting codes

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    Sixia Yu; Qing Chen; C. H. Oh

    2009-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

    We construct explicitly two infinite families of genuine nonadditive 1-error correcting quantum codes and prove that their coding subspaces are 50% larger than those of the optimal stabilizer codes of the same parameters via the linear programming bound. All these nonadditive codes can be characterized by a stabilizer-like structure and thus their encoding circuits can be designed in a straightforward manner.

  3. Protein Dynamics in a Family of Laboratory Evolved Thermophilic Enzymes

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    Arnold, Frances H.

    , Deqiang Zhang1,2 , Nagarajan Vaidehi1,2 Frances H. Arnold1 and William A. Goddard III1,2 * 1 DivisionProtein Dynamics in a Family of Laboratory Evolved Thermophilic Enzymes Patrick L. Wintrode1 these variants display much higher melt- ing temperatures than wild-type (up to 18 8C higher) they are both .97

  4. Energy-Efficient Lighting The typical American family spends more

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    Energy-Efficient Lighting The typical American family spends more than $1,500 a year on household their energy efficiency is taken into account. CFLs last 810 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs energy bills--and many households spend considerably more. Costs could climb even higher in the future

  5. www.materialstoday.com New family of nanostructures

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    the functional oxides with perovskite, rutile, CaF2, spinel, and wurtzite structures9, ZnO is unique because, and nanocages of ZnO. Nanohelixes/nanosprings and seamless nanorings The wurtzite structure family has a few in optoelectronics, lasing, and piezoelectricity. The two important characteristics of the wurtzite structure

  6. FAMILY STUDIES SUBJECT GUIDE -I/S Culinary Arts & Nutrition

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    Abolmaesumi, Purang

    Guide to good food / Velda L. Largen, Deborah L. Bence TX354 .L37 2004 (teacher's resource guide alsoFAMILY STUDIES SUBJECT GUIDE - I/S Books: Culinary Arts & Nutrition: Eating disorders / Mary M disorders / Trudi Strain Trueit RJ506.E18 T78 2003 (K-12 Collection) The edible pyramid: good eating every

  7. ADDITIONAL REFERENCES ON THE BIOLOGY OF SHRIMP, FAMILY PENAEIDAE 1

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    the commercial shrimp of the family Penaeidae that inhabit the Gulf of Mexico. As background for this research in the photic motivation and phototactic drive of the pink shrimp, Pet~aeIl8 duorarum Burkenro.'\\d, using low

  8. Modeling Contaminant Exposure in a Single-Family House

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    Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

    occupational exposure to household contaminants in a single-family house under different ventilation, heating the performance of two heating systems, two cooling systems and three ventilation systems in summer and winter, Contaminant exposure, Stratification, Ventilation system performance Abstract This study simulated

  9. THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT AND YOUR FAMILY'S CONTRIBUTION TO IT

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    Schwartz, Stephen E.

    THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT AND YOUR FAMILY'S CONTRIBUTION TO IT Stephen E. Schwartz Rotary Club of Patchogue November 9, 2005 http://www.ecd.bnl.gov/steve/schwartz.html #12;#12;THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT #12 Now with the greenhouse effect, we ARE doing something about it. What are we doing? #12;370 360 350

  10. Department of Family Medicine Dpartement de Mdecine Familiale

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    Shoubridge, Eric

    , control and reforms. Medicine and our health care system have become increasingly complex communitybased; from a single professional, generally a physician to many health care professionals;2.4.12 2 health care system capable of meeting the needs of the population. The Family Medicine Group (FMG

  11. Pieper Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Servant Leadership

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    Pieper Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Servant Leadership Accomplishments and Future-Madison accomplishments 6 Appendix 1: New Course in Leadership Development, Interegr 103 10 Course syllabus 11 List Organization Leadership Development Activities 55 Workshops 56 Conflict Resolution Workshop feedback 58

  12. Genomic scale sub-family assignment of protein domains

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    Gough, Julian

    29, 2006; Revised June 12, 2006; Accepted June 26, 2006 ABSTRACT Many classification schemes multiple sub-levels. It has been tested on the SCOP classification via the SUPER- FAMILY database profile library, the assignments are fully automatic and come at almost no additional computational cost

  13. A family of inversion formulas in Thermoacoustic Tomography

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    Nguyen, Linh V

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We present a family of closed form inversion formulas in thermoacoustic tomography in the case of a constant sound speed. The formulas are presented in both time-domain and frequency-domain versions. As special cases, they imply most of the previously known filtered backprojection type formulas.

  14. Majorana Neutrino Masses Can Save One Family Technicolour

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    NJ Evans; DA Ross

    1993-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

    We make non perturbative estimates of the electroweak radiative correction parameter $S$ in dynamical symmetry breaking models with Majorana neutrino masses. The Majorana masses are treated as perturbations to a Non Local Chiral Model of the strong interactions. We argue that parameter ranges exist that would allow realistic values of $S$ and $T$ in one family Technicolour models.

  15. ODU Center for Family Violence Education and Research

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    Health Care Field. He is a member of The Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, including child abuse, sibling abuse, partner abuse, and elder abuse. Strategies to increase awareness about books including Crime and Elder Abuse, Family Violence and Criminal Justice, and Crime in the Home

  16. RESEARCH Open Access Family burden in inherited ichthyosis: creation of

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    ". As a result, "Family Burden Ichthyosis" (FBI) reproducible questionnaire of 25 items was created. Forty two and the FBI questionnaire was statistically significant which confirmed the external validity. The mean FBI score was 71.7 18.8 and a significant difference in the FBI score was shown between two groups

  17. Reforming with a platinum-barium-zeolite of l family

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    Buss, W.C.; Hughes, T.R.

    1987-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

    A method is described of reforming hydrocarbons comprising contacting the hydrocarbons with a catalyst comprising: (a) a zeolite of the L family; (b) at least one Group VIII metal; and (c) an alkaline earth metal selected from the group consisting of barium, strontium and calcium.

  18. GENERALIZED STIRLING PERMUTATIONS, FAMILIES OF INCREASING TREES AND URN MODELS

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    Janson, Svante

    GENERALIZED STIRLING PERMUTATIONS, FAMILIES OF INCREASING TREES AND URN MODELS SVANTE JANSON and descents in the class of Stirling permutations, introduced by Gessel and Stanley [14]. Recently, Janson [18] showed the connection between Stirling permutations and plane recursive trees and proved a joint nor- mal

  19. Family Moderate Income Homeowners In New York State

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    "Family Moderate Income Homeowners In New York State: Enhancing Resource Accessibility Through Process Improvement and Targeted Outreach," by Residential Energy Efficiency Solutions, July 10, 2012, Arlington, Virginia. Provides an overview of broadening accessibility to financing through process improvement and targeted outreach.

  20. Experimental plan for the Single-Family Study

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    Berry, L.G.; Brown, M.A.; Wright, T.; White, D.L.

    1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The national evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) consists of five separate studies. The Single-Family Study is one of three studies that will estimate program energy savings and cost effectiveness in principal WAP submarkets. This report presents the experimental plan for the Single-Family Study, which will be implemented over the next three years (1991--1993). The Single-Family Study will directly estimate energy savings for a nationally representative sample of single-family and small multifamily homes weatherized in the 1989 program year. Savings will be estimated from gas and electric utility billing records using the Princeton Scorekeeping Method (PRISM). The study will also assess nonenergy impacts (e.g., health, comfort, safety, and housing affordability), estimate cost effectiveness, and analyze factors influencing these outcomes. For homes using fuels such as wood, coal, fuel oil, kerosene, and propane as the primary source of space conditioning, energy savings will be studied indirectly. The study will assemble a large nationally representative data base. A cluster sampling approach will be used, in which about 400 subgrantees are selected in a first stage and weatherized homes are selected in a second range. To ensure that the Single-Family Study is able to identify promising opportunities for future program development, two purposively selected groups of subgrantees will be included: (1) subgrantees that install cooling measures (such as more efficient air conditioning equipment or radiant barriers), and (2) exemplary subgrantees that use state-of-the-art technologies and service delivery procedures (such as advanced audit techniques, blower door tests, infrared scanners, extensive client education, etc.). These two groups of subgrantees will be analyzed to identify the most effective program elements in specific circumstances. 14 refs., 4 figs., 3 tabs.

  1. Sensemaking in a High-Risk Lifestyle: The Relationship Between Work and Family for Public Safety Families

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    Bochantin, Jaime Elizabeth

    2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

    , there is no doubt that employees' in non-traditional settings, particularly those employed in public safety professions (i.e. police and fire) experience the relationship between work and family differently than those in white-collar settings, especially since...

  2. Origin of families of fermions and their mass matrices

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    Bracic, A. Borstnik; Borstnik, N. S. Mankoc [Educational Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Kardeljeva ploscad 17, 1000 Ljubljana (Slovenia); Department of Physics, University of Ljubljana, Jadranska 19, 1000 Ljubljana (Slovenia)

    2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We are proposing a new way of describing families of quarks and leptons, using the approach unifying all the internal degrees of freedom, proposed by one of us [N. Mankoc Borstnik, Phys. Lett. B 292, 25 (1992).][N. Mankoc-Borstnik, J. Math. Phys. (N.Y.) 34, 3731 (1993).][N. Mankoc Borstnik, J. Math. Phys. (N.Y.) 36, 1593 (1995).][N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 10, 587 (1995).][N. S. Mankoc Borstnik and S. Fajfer, Nuovo Cimento Soc. Ital. Fis. B 112, 1637 (1997).][A. Borstnik and N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, in Proceedings to the International Workshop on ''What Comes Beyond the Standard Model, Bled, Slovenia, 1998, edited by N. Mankoc Borstnik, H. B. Nielsen, and C. Froggatt (DMFA, Zaloznistvo, 1999), p. 52.][N. S. Mankoc Borstnik and H. B. Nielsen, Phys. Rev. 62, 04010 (2000).][N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, Int. J. Theor. Phys. 40, 315 (2001), and references therein.][A. Borstnik and N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, in Proceedings to the International Workshop on ''What Comes Beyond the Standard Model'', Bled 2000, 2001, 2002 Volume 2, edited by N. Mankoc Borstnik, H. B. Nielsen, C. Froggatt, and D. Lukman (DMFA, Zaloznistvo, 2002), p. 27 and the paper (unpublished).][A. Borstnik and N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, in Proceedings to the Euroconference on Symmetries Beyond the Standard Model, Portoroz, 2003 edited by N. Mankoc Borstnik, H. B. Nielsen, C. Froggatt, and D. Lukman (DMFA, Zaloznistvo, 2003), pp. 27-51.]. Spinors, living in d(=1+13)-dimensional space, carry in this approach only the spin and interact with only the gravity through vielbeins and two kinds of the spin connection fields--the gauge fields of the Poincare group (p{sup a},S{sup ab}) and the second kind of the Clifford algebra objects (S-tilde{sup ab}). All the quarks and the leptons of one family appear in one Weyl representation of a chosen handedness of the Lorentz group, if analyzed with respect to the standard model gauge groups, which are subgroups of the group SO(1,13): the right handed (with respect to SO(1,3)) weak chargeless quarks and leptons and the left handed weak charged quarks and leptons (with the right handed neutrino included). A part of the starting Lagrange density of a Weyl spinor in d=1+13 transforms right handed quarks and leptons into left handed quarks and leptons manifesting as the Yukawa couplings of the standard model. A kind of the Clifford algebra objects generates families of quarks and leptons and contributes to diagonal and off-diagonal Yukawa couplings. The approach predicts an even number of families, treating leptons and quarks equivalently (we do not study a possible appearance of Majorana fermions yet). In this paper we investigate within this approach the appearance of the Yukawa couplings within one family of quarks and leptons as well as among the families (without assuming any Higgs fields like in the standard model). We present the mass matrices for four families and investigate whether our way of generating families might explain the origin of families of quarks and leptons as well as their observed properties--the masses and the mixing matrices. Numerical results are presented in Ref. [M. Breskvar, D. Lukman, and N. S. Mankoc Borstnik, hep-ph/0606159.].

  3. Quantitative Analysis of Genealogy Using Digitised Family Trees

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    Fire, Micheal; Elovici, Yuval

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Driven by the popularity of television shows such as Who Do You Think You Are? many millions of users have uploaded their family tree to web projects such as WikiTree. Analysis of this corpus enables us to investigate genealogy computationally. The study of heritage in the social sciences has led to an increased understanding of ancestry and descent but such efforts are hampered by difficult to access data. Genealogical research is typically a tedious process involving trawling through sources such as birth and death certificates, wills, letters and land deeds. Decades of research have developed and examined hypotheses on population sex ratios, marriage trends, fertility, lifespan, and the frequency of twins and triplets. These can now be tested on vast datasets containing many billions of entries using machine learning tools. Here we survey the use of genealogy data mining using family trees dating back centuries and featuring profiles on nearly 7 million individuals based in over 160 countries. These data a...

  4. A Qualitative Study of Intergenerational Literacy Connection (ILC) Practices Among Korean ELL Families and Teachers

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    Shin, Jee Young

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of this research was to examine the ways in which Korean families of English Language Learners (ELLs) and teachers supported literacy in young children, as well as the kinds of interactions between families and teachers that supported...

  5. The distribution and evolution of protein kinase and phosphatase families in the three superkingdoms of life

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    Briedis, Kristine Mary

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Blue bars represent the PPP family, gold bars the PPM3.2 Bacteria phosphatases. PPP, PPM, PTP and LMPTP proteinBlue bars represent the PPP family, gold bars the PPM

  6. Children's resiliency, adjustment, and coping: cancer-related, family context, and within-child factors

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    Newton, Katherine Michele

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    ; family context factors of parenting stress and family psychosocial risk; and within-child factors of personal resiliency. These factors were assessed among 37 children with leukemia or lymphoma, one of their caretakers (29 mothers, 7 fathers, 1...

  7. Rehousing homeless families in Massachusetts : an analysis of "best practice" in Boston and Worcester

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    Delgado, Laura Humm

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In 2009, three significant events related to family homelessness converged on the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). First, the shelters for homeless families in Massachusetts were at ...

  8. Y-12 and East TN Public Broadcasting System ? A Nuclear Family...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    - A Nuclear Family Video Miniseries The fourth and final episode of A Nuclear Family: Y-12 National Security Complex documentary film miniseries is complete and East TN PBS is...

  9. New families of human regulatory RNA structures identified by comparative analysis of vertebrate genomes

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    Kellis, Manolis

    Regulatory RNA structures are often members of families with multiple paralogous instances across the genome. Family members share functional and structural properties, which allow them to be studied as a whole, facilitating ...

  10. BA in FAMILY HISTORY--GENEALOGY (734125) MAP Sheet Department of History

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    Olsen Jr., Dan R.

    BA in FAMILY HISTORY--GENEALOGY (734125) MAP Sheet Department of History For students entering of the University Core Doctrinal Foundation and Religion requirement): Rel C 261* Intro to Family History (Genealogy

  11. Structure and function of the human Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase enzyme family

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    Rood, Jennifer E. (Jennifer Evelyn)

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) family of enzymes in humans is comprised of 17 proteins. PARP-1, the first member of the family, synthesizes a large, complex post-translational modification, poly(ADP-ribose). While ...

  12. An international physician education program to support the recent introduction of family medicine in Egypt.

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    Lie, Desiree A; Boker, John R; Lenahan, Patricia M; Dow, Emily; Scherger, Joseph E

    0000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    family medicine education in Egypt. 25. I hope to train atCountry Progress Report: Egypt. Making medical practice andof Family Medicine in Egypt Dsire A. Lie, MD, MSEd; John

  13. An international physician education program to support the recent introduction of family medicine in Egypt

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    Lie, Desiree A; Boker, John R; Lenahan, Patricia M; Dow, Emily; Scherger, Joseph E

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    family medicine education in Egypt. 25. I hope to train atCountry Progress Report: Egypt. Making medical practice andof Family Medicine in Egypt Dsire A. Lie, MD, MSEd; John

  14. PG&E (Gas)- Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Through the Rebates for Multi-Family Properties Program, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of two or more units. Boilers, furnaces, clothes...

  15. Ameren Illinois (Electric)- Multi-Family Properties Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Multi-Family Properties Energy Efficiency Rebate Program aims to increase the energy efficiency of multi-family properties by implementing simple measures. There are two programs within this...

  16. Group work with families of nursing home residents

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    Duncan, Richard Tillett

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the counseling orientation. Both formats have been offered to families of nursing home residents, but it is not known if one format offers more positive results than the other, or if there is any difference. The study attempts to measure results in terms... consist. Thus, one of the goals of this study was to eventually improve the programs and services which nursing homes provide. By observing and recording the development of each group and by measuring each group's effectiveness in the terms described...

  17. Pressure Effects on Two Superconducting Iron-based Families

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    Safa-Sefat, Athena [ORNL

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Insight into the mechanism of high-temperature superconductivity can be gained by pressure-dependent studies of structural, thermodynamics and transport data. The role of pressure may be complicated by the level of hydrostaticity. High-pressure studies on two iron-based families of RFeAsO (R = rare-earth metals) and AFe{sub 2}As{sub 2} (A = alkaline-earth metals) are reviewed here.

  18. ccsd-00085858,version1-16Jul2006 SUPERCONNECTION AND FAMILY BERGMAN KERNELS

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    Boyer, Edmond

    ccsd-00085858,version1-16Jul2006 SUPERCONNECTION AND FAMILY BERGMAN KERNELS XIAONAN MA AND WEIPING is to use the superconnection as in the local family index theorem. Superconnexion et noyaux de Bergman en;SUPERCONNECTION AND FAMILY BERGMAN KERNELS 3 Let T 2 (T RW) TRX be the tensor defined in the following way

  19. Jmtland County Energy Agency Comfortable use of wood pellets in one-family houses in

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    Jämtland County Energy Agency Sweden 1 Comfortable use of wood pellets in one-family houses-operation with the Swedish Energy Agency, carried through the project "Comfortable use of wood pellets in one-family houses of one-family houses to start using wood pellets and an increase of the use of wood pellets in one

  20. Call for Papers 2014 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

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    Olsen Jr., Dan R.

    Call for Papers 2014 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy "Strengthening Ties That Bind for the 2014 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy which will be held Tuesday, July 29 through Friday and genealogy: Getting started in family history o Classes specifically designed for those who never have done

  1. Evaluation of the 4q32-34 Locus in European Familial Pancreatic Cancer

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    Steve Kemp

    Evaluation of the 4q32-34 Locus in European Familial Pancreatic Cancer Julie Earl,1 Li Yan,1 Louis,1 for the European Registry of Hereditary Pancreatitis and Familial Pancreatic Cancer, Ralf Kress,4 Collection for Familial Pancreatic Cancer 1 Division of Surgery and Oncology, 2 School of Dental Sciences

  2. To view this email as a web page, go here. Parent and Family Programs

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    Hone, James

    ! Throughout the academic year, I will select books or articles tied to a topical area of interest for parents Frequently Asked Questions Academic Calendar Photo Gallery Family Check-In Welcome from Parent and Family Programs Dear Families, Greetings and best wishes on this, the second week of the 2010 - 2011 academic year

  3. Commonality in Complex Product Families: Implications of Divergence and Lifecycle Offsets

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    de Weck, Olivier L.

    Commonality in Complex Product Families: Implications of Divergence and Lifecycle Offsets by Ryan C Committee #12;2 #12;3 Commonality in Complex Product Families: Implications of Divergence and Lifecycle product family planning and lifecycle management, and ultimately, to improving corporate profitability

  4. Pushing Working Families into Poverty: Assessing the New Haven Plan to

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    Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

    Pushing Working Families into Poverty: Assessing the New Haven Plan to Privatize the Public Schools, Amherst March 2011 #12;Pushing Working Families into Poverty: Assessing the New Haven Plan to Privatize Working Families into Poverty March 2011 Page 1 of 24 SUMMARY The City of New Haven is considering

  5. Investigating a batterer typology: the role of personality characteristics, attachment, and family of origin dynamics

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    Robinson, Lori R.

    2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Subscale- Question One ?a?.......................... 50 6 ANOVA- AAS- Anxiety Subscale- Question One ?b?........................ 51 7 Contrasts Tests for Question One ?b?.................................................. 51 8 ANOVA- AAS- Close... batterers will report extreme family structure. 7 b. Borderline/Dysphoric batterers will report extreme family structure. c. Non-pathological batterers will report balanced family structure. 3) Male battering typologies are associated...

  6. Positron Excess, Luminous-Dark Matter Unification and Family Structure

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    Paul H. Frampton; Pham Q. Hung

    2009-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

    It is commonly assumed that dark matter may be composed of one or at most a few elementary particles. PAMELA data present a window of opportunity into a possible relationship between luminous and dark matter. Along with ATIC data the two positron excesses are interpreted as a reflection of dark matter family structure. In a unified model it is predicted that at least a third enhancement might show up at a different energy. The strength of the enhancements however depends on interfamily mixing angles.

  7. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Bosarge Family Education Center

    High Performance Buildings Database

    Boothbay, ME The Bosarge Family Education Center offers the Gardens a unique opportunity to educate, influence and inspire the public regarding environmental sustainable living practices. The building is a new ~8000 SF Education Center adjacent to the existing Visitors Center in Boothbay ME, owned by Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG). This project provides an important addition to CMBG's environmental programming and expands the Gardens' public image. It houses administrative office space as well as flexible and adaptable classroom space that can also be used for various events and gatherings.

  8. An explicit SU(12) family and flavor unification model

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    Albright, Carl H. [Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 and Theoretical Physics, Fermilab, Batavia, IL 60510 (United States); Feger, Robert P.; Kephart, Thomas W. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 (United States)

    2013-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

    An explicit SUSY SU(12) unification model with three light chiral families is presented which avoids any external flavor symmetries. The hierarchy of quark and lepton masses and mixings is explained by higher dimensional Yukawa interactions involving Higgs bosons containing SU(5) singlet fields with VEVs appearing at or below the SUSY GUT scale of 2 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 16} GeV, approximately 50 times smaller than the SU(12) unification scale. The model has been found to be in good agreement with the observed quark and lepton masses and mixings, with nearly all prefactors of {beta}(1) in the four Dirac and one Majorana fermion mass matrices.

  9. An Explicit SU(12) Family and Flavor Unification Model

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    Albright, Carl H; Kephart, Thomas W

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An explicit SUSY SU(12) unification model with three light chiral families is presented which avoids any external flavor symmetries. The hierarchy of quark and lepton masses and mixings is explained by higher dimensional Yukawa interactions involving Higgs bosons containing SU(5) singlet fields with VEVs appearing at or below the SUSY GUT scale of 2 \\times 10^{16} GeV, approximately 50 times smaller than the SU(12) unification scale. The model has been found to be in good agreement with the observed quark and lepton masses and mixings, with nearly all prefactors of O(1) in the four Dirac and one Majorana fermion mass matrices.

  10. Classical Hierarchical Correlation Quantification on Tripartite Qubit Mixed State Families

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    Yuri Campbell; Jos Roberto Castilho Piqueira

    2013-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

    There are at least a number of ways to formally define complexity. Most of them relate to some kind of minimal description of the studied object. Being this one in form of minimal resources of minimal effort needed to generate the object itself. This is usually achieved by detecting and taking advantage of regularities within the object. Regularities can commonly be described in an information-theoretic approach by quantifying the amount of correlation playing a role in the system, this being spatial, temporal or both. This is the approach closely related to the extent that the whole cannot be understood as only the sum of its parts, but also by their interactions. Feature considered to be most fundamental. Nevertheless, this irreducibility, even in the basic quantum informational setting of composite states, is also present due to the intrinsic structure of Hilbert spaces' tensor product. In this approach, this irreducibility is quantified based on statistics of von Neumann measurements forming mutually unbiased bases. Upon two different kinds of tripartite qubit mixed state families, which hold the two possible distinct entangled states on this space. Results show that this quantification is sensible to the different kind of entanglement present on those families.

  11. antibiotic flavone glycoside: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    clones of , one-Free Life ; Humans ; Kinetics ; Mice ; Models, Biological ; Nalidixic Acid ; pharmacology ; R Factors concentration in an model. Three clones ofLebek and Egger...

  12. GFScan: A Gene Family Search Tool at Genomic Zhenyu Xuan, W. Richard McCombie, and Michael Q. Zhang1

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    sequences with genomic DNA motifs (or matrices) that are representative of the family. We have tested GFScan the whole genome with the representative ge- nomic DNA motif of this family. Motif search at the protein developed GF- Scan (Gene Family Scan), which uses a representative DNA motif of a gene family to search

  13. Our Relationship, My Academia: Historical and Hegemonic Implications Imbuing Academically Successful African American Women from Single-mothered Families

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    Johnson, Johnitha Watkins

    2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

    ....................................................................................................... 87 Savannahs Narrative ............................................................................................... 91 Analysis of Data ....................................................................................................... 95.... Damning the family a matriarchy (p. 30), Moynihans The Negro Family: The Case for National Action fueled the charred minds of national constituents concerned with the Negro womans familial position and alleged dominance. Having deemed the family...

  14. Work Family liFeBalancing joB and personal responsiBilities continued on page 2...

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    Ginzel, Matthew

    was connectedness at home: the feeling of being "understood, loved, wanted and paid attention to" by family membersWork Family liFeBalancing joB and personal responsiBilities continued on page 2... Work & Family Vol. 25, no. 1 Practical solutions for family, workplace and health issues what's insidE EldEr Issu

  15. Making It Happen: Achieving Energy Efficiency in Multi-Family Buildings Housing Low-Income Tenants

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    Haun, C. R.

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    convert single-family, commercial, industrial, and public buildings into energy efficient structures have not been readily transferable to multi-family buildings. Consequently, with few exceptions, the knot has remained a complex tangle of variables...-family residences owned by low-income people, they undoubtedly would object to wide- spread public investment in commercial, income- producing properties. The excepi~ion to this generalization is the national Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank...

  16. Phase Behavior of a Family of Truncated Hard Cubes

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    Anjan P. Gantapara; Joost de Graaf; Ren van Roij; Marjolein Dijkstra

    2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

    In continuation of our work in [A.P. Gantapara et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 015501 (2013)], we investigate here the thermodynamic phase behavior of a family of truncated hard cubes, for which the shape evolves smoothly from a cube via a cuboctahedron to an octahedron. We used Monte Carlo simulations and free-energy calculations to establish the full phase diagram. This phase diagram exhibits a remarkable richness in crystal and mesophase structures, depending sensitively on the precise particle shape. In addition, we examined in detail the nature of the plastic crystal (rotator) phases that appear for intermediate densities and levels of truncation. Our results allow us to probe the relation between phase behavior and building-block shape and to further the understanding of rotator phases. Furthermore, the phase diagram presented here should prove instrumental for guiding future experimental studies on similarly-haped nanoparticles and the creation of new materials.

  17. Our Family's Food: How We Plan to Get It.

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    Reasonover, Frances L.; Mason, Louise; Harris, Jimmie Nell; Cox, Maeona

    1956-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . Select ox of the plans and find the groups which ccr. respond to the age, sex and activity of all yoor family members. Transfer these amounts tr g 1- w, bb, bet? t?,t?t-PSW ,t?I?cD W % g 1 ow a(ow aww ss ***hvlw... -3'dcdc-l' 0 5 a$ a" c m k gm 5 e-5 2~2 CQZM +:+8,3 g'&'g; ' E U Ej yyy qO?q I., "1"19 ,.I *c?Y*c?* om.. c?Yc9" ,,...I ,1)1 0 : ; . . . . , . ,OIII 00-4 ..I ,I, I.. ..I ,,I ,.#.I* ,.*I ,,..I. .,se .I ,. I...

  18. A novel family of small proteins that affect plant development

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    John Charles Walker

    2011-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

    The DVL genes represent a new group of plant proteins that influence plant growth and development. Overexpression of DVL1, and other members of the DVL family, causes striking phenotypic changes. The DVL proteins share sequence homology in their C-terminal half. Point mutations in the C-terminal domain show it is necessary and deletion studies demonstrate the C-terminal domain is sufficient to confer the overexpression phenotypes. The phenotypes observed, and the conservation of the protein sequence in the plant kingdom, does suggest the DVL proteins have a role in modulating plant growth and development. Our working hypothesis is the DVL proteins function as regulators of cellular signaling pathways that control growth and development.

  19. Generalised CP and $\\Delta (6n^2)$ Family Symmetry in Semi-Direct Models of Leptons

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    Ding, Gui-Jun; Neder, Thomas

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We perform a detailed analysis of $\\Delta (6n^2)$ family symmetry combined with a generalised CP symmetry in the lepton sector, breaking to different remnant symmetries $G_{\

  20. Weatherized Homes Saving Money for Families Across the U.S.

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    750 thousand homes have been weatherized over the past three years through the Department's Weatherization Assistance Program, saving families $400 a year on their heating and cooling bills.

  1. Seattle City Light- Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Seattle City Light provides incentives for its multi-family housing customers to increase their energy efficiency. Rebates are offered for common area lighting and weatherization measures including...

  2. Development of Metabolically Stable Inhibitors of Mammalian Microsomal Epoxide Hydrolase

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    ,8-oxide, diol formation can lead to the stabilization of a secondary epoxide, increasing the mutagenic that catalyze the hydrolysis of alkene oxides and arene oxides to their corresponding dihydrodiols (1, 2 polymorphisms (SNPs) with high activity appear to enhance the susceptibility to air pollution, leading

  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Inhibition of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Confers

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    P) causes cardiac hypertrophy by altering arachidonic acid metabolism through the induction vehicle operation, and coal tar distilla- tion.3,4 BaP is the prototypical example of the polycyclic

  4. acid amide hydrolase: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    In the present study, bonding among formic, acetic and benzoic acids, sulfuric acid, ammonia, acetic, and benzoic acids with free and hydrated sulfuric acid has been studied....

  5. amide hydrolase faah: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    compromises. Nuclear Power Plant Discount new & used items. affil Search for nuclear power plant now American Nuclear Society Nuclear Power. Nuclear Power Article in Newsweek...

  6. Soluble epoxide hydrolase limits mechanical hyperalgesia during inflammation

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    Brenneis, Christian; Sisignano, Marco; Coste, Ovidiu; Altenrath, Kai; Fischer, Michael J; Angioni, Carlo; Fleming, Ingrid; Brandes, Ralf P; Reeh, Peter W; Woolf, Clifford J; Geisslinger, Gerd; Scholich, Klaus

    2011-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

    % oxygen and 5% carbon dioxide creating pH 7.4. Preparations were placed in SIF inside a thermo- static shaking bath at 32C for a 30 min washout- phase before the experiment. All experiments were performed with matched pairs of a treated and untreated side... in extraction solvents using a Retsch Mixer-Mill MM 200 (Retsch, Haan, Germany). Sampling of conditioned media from DRG cultures For the determination of EET-release from sensory neu- rons we used primary DRG-neurons from wild type and sEH-deficient mice. After...

  7. Detection Of Mutations In KLHL3 And CUL3 In Families With Familial Hyperkalemic Hypertension (FHHt or Gordon Syndrome)

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    Glover, Mark; Ware, James S.; Henry, Amanda; Wolley, Martin; Walsh, Roddy; Wain, Louise V.; Xu, Shengxin; Van't Hoff, William G.; Tobin, Martin D.; Hall, Ian P.; Cook, Stuart; Gordon, Richard D.; Stowasser, Michael; O'Shaughnessy, Kevin M.

    2013-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

    conditions [4]. Although the amiloride-sensitive ENaC (epithelial sodium channel) has classically dominated research interests, NaCl reab- sorption via the thiazide-sensitive Na+ Cl? co-transporter NCC [also known as SLC12A3 (solute carrier family 12 member... rib es th e K LH L3 am in o ac id re si du es co ns er ve d ac ro ss sp ec ie s ex pr es se d as th e pr op or tio n of sp ec ie s sh ar in g th e sa m e re fe re nc e al le le in pr im at es (P ), m am m al s (M ) an d ve rt eb ra te s (V ) (E ns em...

  8. On Coxeter's families of group presentations George Havasa,*,1, Derek F. Holtb

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    Holt, Derek

    ). The problem was unsolved for eight groups: (2, 3, 13; 4), (3, 4, 9; 2), (3, 4, * *11; 2), (3, 4, 13; 2), (3 On Coxeter's families of group presentations George Havasa,*,1. ____________________________________________________________________ Abstract In 1939 Coxeter published three infinite families of group presentations (which he called

  9. Exploring Pet Video Chat: The Remote Awareness and Interaction Needs of Families with Dogs and Cats

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    Golbeck, Jennifer

    1 Exploring Pet Video Chat: The Remote Awareness and Interaction Needs of Families with Dogs College Park, MD, USA golbeck@cs.umd.edu ABSTRACT Many people have pets such as dogs and cats that they would consider to be family. Along with this comes a need to stay aware of one's pet and, possibly

  10. Families index theorem in supersymmetric WZW model and twisted K-theory

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    Jouko Mickelsson

    2005-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

    The construction of twisted K-theory classes on a compact Lie group is reviewed using the supersymmetric Wess-Zumino-Witten model on a cylinder. The Quillen superconnection is introduced for a family of supercharges and the Chern character for the family is given and its relation to twisted cohomology is discussed.

  11. Families index theorem in supersymmetric WZW model and twisted K-theory

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    Mickelsson, J

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The construction of twisted K-theory classes on a compact Lie group is reviewed using the supersymmetric Wess-Zumino-Witten model on a cylinder. The Quillen superconnection is introduced for a family of supercharges and the Chern character for the family is given and its relation to twisted cohomology is discussed.

  12. LOCAL INDEX THEOREM FOR PROJECTIVE FAMILIES MOULAY-TAHAR BENAMEUR AND ALEXANDER GOROKHOVSKY

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    Gorokhovsky, Alexander

    Abstract. We give a superconnection proof of the Mathai-Melrose-Singer index theorem for the family 18 4. Dirac operators and superconnections 20 4.1. Dirac operators 20 4.2. Superconnections and index05, 19K56. Key words and phrases. Key words: Gerbe, Twisted K-theory, Family index, Superconnection

  13. Topic Models: A Novel Method for Modeling Couple and Family David C. Atkins

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    Steyvers, Mark

    of California, Los Angeles Couple and family researchers often collect open-ended linguistic data participants' responses are not forced into a set number of categories, text-based data can be very richTopic Models: A Novel Method for Modeling Couple and Family Text Data David C. Atkins University

  14. How Technology Supports Family Communication in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Kenya

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    Cortes, Corinna

    How Technology Supports Family Communication in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Kenya Erick Oduor1 communicate both within and between rural, suburban, and urban settings in Kenya. Our findings reveal the challenges that designers will face if creating or deploying family communication technologies in Kenya. ACM

  15. rationalizing sex: family planning and the making of modern lovers in urban Greece

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    Seager, Sara

    rationalizing sex: family planning and the making of modern lovers in urban Greece HEATHER PAXSON New York University Family planning has been imported to Greece as a means of encouraging in, sexuality, modernity, risk, Greece] Modern ideologies and institutions shape contemporary human worlds un

  16. University of Pittsburgh Early Head Start (Family Foundations) is a 15-year project that

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    Jiang, Huiqiang

    families in low-income communities in the city of Pittsburgh and in Allegheny County. The program provides years, it was determined to expand the communities served by EHS/FF to include Northside and Tri throughout Allegheny County, the percent- age of families served by EHS/FF compared to the number of eligible

  17. Patent family data and statistics at the European Patent Office Peter Hingley1

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    Lansky, Joshua

    1 Patent family data and statistics at the European Patent Office Peter Hingley1 and Walter G. Park2 1 Controlling Office, European Patent Office, Erhardtstrasse 27, D-80331 Munich, Germany. phingley Patent Office (EPO) a comprehensive data file called PRI is maintained of patent families. The file

  18. Conference on Family History and Genealogy July 29August 1, 2008

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    Hart, Gus

    Conference on Family History and Genealogy July 29August 1, 2008 Theme: Strengthening Ties and Genealogy will be held over four days, from July 29 through August 1, 2008, in the BYU Conference Center through genealogy and family history. Evening Classes Eighteen popular daytime classes will be offered

  19. Origin of families of fermions and their mass matrices A. Borstnik Bracic

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    Origin of families of fermions and their mass matrices A. Borstnik Bracic Educational Faculty appearance of Majorana fermions yet). In this paper we investigate within this approach the appearance any Higgs fields like in the standard model). We present the mass matrices for four families

  20. The die-back phenomenon of Juniperus procera at the Al-Soudah family park

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    Damm, Bodo

    1 The die-back phenomenon of Juniperus procera at the Al-Soudah family park Results of the field completely. The main objective of this study was to locate the reasons for the die-back of the trees the family park (basically the central areas near the park roads) more than 50% of the trees are already dead

  1. DATABASE LIKELIHOOD RATIOS AND FAMILIAL DNA KLAAS SLOOTEN AND RONALD MEESTER

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    Meester, Ronald

    DATABASE LIKELIHOOD RATIOS AND FAMILIAL DNA SEARCHING KLAAS SLOOTEN AND RONALD MEESTER Abstract. Familial Searching is the process of searching in a DNA database for relatives of a given individual ratio, which is in this context called a Kinship Index. Suppose that the database contains, for a given

  2. Had my water gone bad? Family members have lived on our land

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    Rhode Island, University of

    to find out. Hated to spend the money, but it gave me peace of mind. " " " We're protecting our family. We for more help. Some labs will do the sampling for you, right at your home. 4. After you collect your waterHad my water gone bad? Family members have lived on our land for generations. Never had a problem

  3. Confirmation of locus heterogeneity in the pure form of familial spastic paraplegia

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    Speer, M.C.; Gaskell, P.C.; Robinson, L.C. [Duke Univ. Medical Center, Durham, NC (United States)] [and others

    1995-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

    Familial spastic paraplegia (FSP), characterized by progressive spasticity of the lower extremities, is in its {open_quotes}pure{close_quotes} form generally of autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. Hazen et al. reported tight linkage of a large FSP family to the highly polymorphic microsatellite marker D14S269 with z ({sub {theta}}) = 8.49 at {sub {theta}} = 0.00. They further demonstrated evidence for locus heterogeneity when they showed that 2 FSP families were unlinked to this region. We have subsequently studied 4 FSP families (3 American, one British) and excluded the disease locus in these families for approximately 30 cM on either side of D14S269, thereby confirming evidence for locus heterogeneity within the spastic paraplegia diagnostic classification. 28 refs., 2 figs., 4 tabs.

  4. Apollo asteroids (1566) Icarus and 2007 MK6: Icarus family members?

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    K. Ohtsuka; H. Arakida; T. Ito; T. Kasuga; J. Watanabe; D. Kinoshita; T. Sekiguchi; D. J. Asher; S. Nakano

    2007-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Although it is more complicated to search for near-Earth object (NEO) families than main belt asteroid (MBA) families, since differential orbital evolution within a NEO family can cause current orbital elements to drastically differ from each other, we have found that Apollo asteroids (1566) Icarus and the newly discovered 2007 MK6 are almost certainly related. Specifically, their orbital evolutions show a similar profile, time shifted by only ~1000 yr, based on our time-lag theory. The dynamical relationship between Icarus and 2007 MK6 along with a possible dust band, the Taurid-Perseid meteor swarm, implies the first detection of an asteroidal NEO family, namely the "Icarus asteroid family".

  5. Pyrin gene and mutants thereof, which cause familial Mediterranean fever

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    Kastner, Daniel L. (Bethesda, MD); Aksentijevichh, Ivona (Bethesda, MD); Centola, Michael (Tacoma Park, MD); Deng, Zuoming (Gaithersburg, MD); Sood, Ramen (Rockville, MD); Collins, Francis S. (Rockville, MD); Blake, Trevor (Laytonsville, MD); Liu, P. Paul (Ellicott City, MD); Fischel-Ghodsian, Nathan (Los Angeles, CA); Gumucio, Deborah L. (Ann Arbor, MI); Richards, Robert I. (North Adelaide, AU); Ricke, Darrell O. (San Diego, CA); Doggett, Norman A. (Santa Cruz, NM); Pras, Mordechai (Tel-Hashomer, IL)

    2003-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    The invention provides the nucleic acid sequence encoding the protein associated with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). The cDNA sequence is designated as MEFV. The invention is also directed towards fragments of the DNA sequence, as well as the corresponding sequence for the RNA transcript and fragments thereof. Another aspect of the invention provides the amino acid sequence for a protein (pyrin) associated with FMF. The invention is directed towards both the full length amino acid sequence, fusion proteins containing the amino acid sequence and fragments thereof. The invention is also directed towards mutants of the nucleic acid and amino acid sequences associated with FMF. In particular, the invention discloses three missense mutations, clustered in within about 40 to 50 amino acids, in the highly conserved rfp (B30.2) domain at the C-terminal of the protein. These mutants include M6801, M694V, K695R, and V726A. Additionally, the invention includes methods for diagnosing a patient at risk for having FMF and kits therefor.

  6. The United Families of Massive Neutrinos of a Different Nature

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    Rasulkhozha S. Sharafiddinov

    2010-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

    At the availability of a nonzero mass, the same neutrino regardless of whether it refers to Dirac or Majorana fermions, must possess simultaneously each of the anapole and electric dipole moments. Their interaction with the field of emission can also lead to the elastic scattering of the longitudinal polarized neutrinos on a spinless nucleus. Using the cross section of a process, the united equation has been obtained between the anapole and electric dipole form factors of Dirac and Majorana neutrinos. It corresponds in nature to the coexistence of neutrinos of both types. As a consequence, each Dirac neutrino testifies in favor of the existence of a kind of Majorana neutrino. They constitute herewith the united families of massive neutrinos of a different nature. Therefore, any of the earlier measured properties of neutrinos may serve as a certain indication of the existence simultaneously of both Dirac and Majorana neutrinos. All findings are also confirmed by the comparatively new laboratory restrictions on the self-masses of these fermions. Thereby they state that electromagnetic gauge invariance must have a new structure, which depends on nature of the inertial mass and says that P-symmetry of a particle is basically violated at the expense of its rest mass.

  7. Multiple oil families in the west Siberian basin

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    Peters, K.E.; Huizinga, B.J.; Lee, C.Y. [Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., San Ramon, CA (United States); Kontorovich, A.Eh. [Siberian Scientific Research Institute for Geology, Novosibirsk (Russian Federation); Moldowan, J.M. [Chevron Petroleum Technology Company, Richmond, CA (United States)

    1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Two major oil families are identified in the West Siberian basin. Twenty-six of 32 analyzed oils occur in Jurassic and cretaceous reservoirs and are derived from anoxic marine Upper Jurassic Bazhenov source rock. These oils are widely distributed both north and immediately south of the Ob River, and their biomarker ratios indicate a wide range of source rock thermal maturity from early to middle oil window (Van-Egan, Russkoye, Samotlor, Sovninsko-Sovyet, Olyenye, Ozynornoye, and Kogolym), to peak oil window (Srednekhulym, Yem-Yegov, Vostochno-Surgut, Khokhryakov, Fedorov, and Urengoi), to late oil window (Salym). Some of these oils have been mildly (e.g., Fedorov 75) to heavily (e.g., Russkoye) biodegraded in the reservoir. The Bazhenov-sourced oils show different compositions that support regional variations of organic facies in the source rock. Six nonbiodegraded, highly mature oils show geochemical characteristics that suggest they were derived from clastic-rich lacustrine or nearshore marine source rocks dominated by terrigenous higher plant input like those in the Lower to Middle Jurassic Tyumen Formation, although no correlation was observed between the oils and single rock sample (Yem-Yegov 15) from the formation. The six oils occur in the Tyumen (Taitym, Geologiche, and Cheremshan) and fractured basement/Paleozoic (Gerasimov, Yagyl Yakh, and Verchnekombar) reservoirs in positions readily accessible to any oil migrating from the Tyumen source rock. For example, at the Gerasimov locations, the Tyumen Formation lies unconformably on weathered basement-Paleozoic reservoir rocks. Most of the probable Tyumen-sourced oils are from south of the Ob River, but the occurrence of Geologiche oil to the north suggests that related oils may be widespread in the basin.

  8. Exploring the Impact of Growing Up in a Single Parent Family from an Adult Perspective: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

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    Walsh, Annabel

    2012-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

    This study explores the impact that growing up in a single parent family from a young age has on adulthood. Previous quantitative research suggests that children raised in this family structure encounter more difficulties throughout their lives than...

  9. Time Running Out: A Portrait of California Families Reaching the CalWORKs Time Limit in 2004, Detailed Research Findings

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    London, Rebecca A.; Mauldon, Jane G.

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    WPRP Time Running Out: A Portrait of California FamiliesG. Mauldon November 2006 Time Running Out: A Portrait of

  10. Preventing Child Maltreatment and Neglect: New Directions for Successful Engagement and Retention of At-Risk Families

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    Witkin, Andrea L

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    abuse treatment, substance abuse services, vocational education services and youth services Bienvenidos Childrens Family support services, foster care

  11. Perceived family functioning and friendship quality: cross-sectional associations with physical activity and sedentary behaviours

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    Atkin, Andrew J.; Corder, Kirsten; Goodyer, Ian; Bamber, Diane; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Soren; Dunn, Valerie; van Sluijs, Esther M. F.

    2015-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

    maturity, SEP, MFQ and included mutual adjustment for family functioning and friendship quality. In preliminary analyses, we exam- ined effect modification by sex. School-level intra-class correlations ranged from 0.01-0.05 for objectively mea- sured... of familial correlates of child and adolescent obesity: what has the 21st century taught us so far? Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2009;21:45783. 13. Kim HHK, Viner-Brown SI, Garcia J. Childrens mental health and family functioning in Rhode Island. Pediatrics...

  12. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Young Disadvantaged Men: Fathers, Families, Poverty, and Policy

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    : Fathers, Families, Poverty, and Policy Vol. 635, May 2011 Timothy M. Smeeding, Irwin Garfinkel, and Ronald B. Mincy, Special Editors Introduction: Young Disadvantaged Men: Fathers, Families, Poverty to obtain full-time work. In 2008, the poverty line for a family of three was $17,400. Far less than half

  13. Supplementary material Setting the weight cut-off in the labelling of gene families with GOslim annotation

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    Gent, Universiteit

    Supplementary material Setting the weight cut-off in the labelling of gene families with GOslim cut-off values in the abscis. The plots show how many gene labels were appointed to the family S1 shows that if the cut-off value increases, the amount of gene families with many GOslim labels

  14. The impact of multifamily development on single family home prices in the Greater Boston Area

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    Schuur, Arah (Arah Louise Adele)

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The impact of large, multifamily developments on nearby single-family home prices was tested in five towns in the Greater Boston Area. Case studies that had recent multifamily developments built near transit nodes or town ...

  15. aldo-keto reductase family: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 140 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  16. after-hours family medicine: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 268 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  17. antioxidant tgf-beta family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 78 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  18. alpha-beta-delta subunit families: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 127 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  19. apc mutation-negative familial: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 79 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  20. affected sib-pair families: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 91 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  1. anti-apoptotic bcl-2 family: Topics by E-print Network

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    deduplication and compression with the cloud to reduce the storage footprint as well as CapEx and OpEx costs Chaudhuri, Surajit 99 Order: Homoptera Family: Aphididae Computer...

  2. Linking Family Background and Home Language with English Reading Comprehension amog Bi/Multilinguals

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    Yulia, Astri

    2013-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of this study is to examine the links between family background and home language factors on English reading achievement among bi/multilingual students. To explore the potential predictors of English reading achievement among bi...

  3. A systematic analysis of the PARP protein family identifies new functions critical for cell physiology

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    Vyas, Sejal

    The poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) family of proteins use NAD[superscript +] as their substrate to modify acceptor proteins with ADP-ribose modifications. The function of most PARPs under physiological conditions is ...

  4. Cellular functions and enzymatic activity of the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase protein family

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    Vyas, Sejal (Sejal Kamlesh)

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) protein family consists of seventeen enzymes and generates ADP-ribose (ADPr) posttranslational modifications onto target proteins using NAD* as a substrate. While functions for PARPs ...

  5. 14 Taatiraaq Qaerngaqs life with his family and friends

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    Leonard, Stephen Pax

    last updated on Monday, 4 April 2011 Accession Form for Individual Recordings: Collection / Collector Name Stephen Leonard Tape No. / Track / Item No. 14 Length of track 45 minutes Title of track Taatiraaq Qaerngaqs life with his family...

  6. Analysis of heat pumps installed in family housing at Hunter Army Air Field

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    Parker, S.A.

    1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) tasked Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) in support of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) to conduct a postconstruction evaluation of the air-source heat pumps installed in family housing at Hunter Army Air Field (AAF). The objective of this project was to investigate and resolve concerns about an increase in energy costs at Hunter AAF following the installation of heat pumps in November 1992. After completing several analyses and a field inspection of the heat pumps in family housing at Hunter AAF, the following conclusions were made: the installation of air-source heat pumps reduced the annual energy cost in family housing by $46,672 in 1993; the heat pump thermostat controls in Hunter AAF family housing appear to be incorrectly installed; and the Hunter AAF electric utility bill increased 10% during the first 6 months of 1993 compared to the first 6 months of 1992.

  7. International Family Business Succession Planning. Recent Developments in Germany and Spain

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    Krause, Roland

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    4. Recents reforms in Spain 4.1. Family Protocols in theDevelopments in Germany and Spain Business Roland Krausein North America; 50% in Spain and 80 % in Germany. 8

  8. Phylogeny and taxonomy of the complex thalloid liverwort family cleveaceae cavers

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    Rubasinghe, Sumudu Chandima Kumari

    2011-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

    Liverworts (Phylum Marchantiophyta) form the earliest diverging lineage of extant land plants and hold a key position in the evolutionary history of land plants. The family Cleveaceae, first defined in 1881 by Leitgeb ...

  9. The family child care trilemma and community development : seeking a balancing strategy

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    Kaminsky, Jenifer Beth, 1976-

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis examines promotion of licensed family child care businesses as a strategy for community development. Accessing high quality, affordable child care is a vital need in low income communities. Often times, however, ...

  10. Family ties: representing the relationships between parents and children in contemporary Irish political poetry

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    Lee, Lori L

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    . Boland and Heaney use the idealized model of the traditional Irish family to represent the Irish nation, describing through personal experience a national significance. This is in contrast to Paul Muldoon, who was born the generation after Boland...

  11. Densifying the suburbs : a single-family home alternative for tropical living in Coral Gables, Florida

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    Botero, Maria Antnia

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This design project was an experimental case study to establish a viable, reduced-size typological alternative for single-family housing as a potential vehicle for the densification of the urban suburbs. Through demographic ...

  12. Growing Up In Scotland Study: GUS Exploring The Experience and Outcomes For Advantaged and Disadvantaged Families

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    Bradshaw, Paul; Martin, Claudia; Cunningham-Burley, Sarah

    2008-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

    This report draws on data from the first sweep of the Growing Up in Scotland ( GUS) study. The Sweep 1 Report highlighted the persistence of inequalities between advantaged and disadvantaged families which impact on parents and their children...

  13. Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 (released in AEO2005)

    Reports and Publications (EIA)

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 was signed into law on October 13, 2004. Primarily, the Act reduces taxes for individuals and businesses. At least two provisions relate to energy: Depletion of marginal properties and qualified vehicles.

  14. How does renewable energy drive community economic development, improve air quality & contribute to healthy families & communities?

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    de Leon, Alex R.

    How does renewable energy drive community economic development, improve air quality & contribute to healthy families & communities? How does renewable energy revitalize agricultural communities, provide energy self-sufficiency & protect the environment? How do renewable energy & sustainable food create

  15. Race, Place, and Family: Narratives of the Civil Rights Movement in Brownsville, Tennessee, and the Nation

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    Bond, Jo Zanice

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation examines the Civil Rights Movement through the experiences of primarily two African American families with roots in Brownsville, Tennessee. This study, based on archival research and oral histories, ...

  16. Key worker housing : a demographic analysis of working families in eastern Massachusetts

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    Wagner, Margaret Fitzgerald

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    As housing costs have soared nationwide, many policy makers have grown increasingly aware of working families' housing needs. Currently, having a full-time job does not guarantee decent and affordable housing. Many housing ...

  17. A sub-systems approach to small lot single-family housing

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    Khn, Heinrich, 1951-

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The trends and preferences explored in this work indicate that the "American Dream" of a single-family detached house is still the preferred housing model. In-order to achieve this goal most home buyers will have to accept ...

  18. A Reliability and Validity Study of the Protective Factors Survey to Assess Protective Factors in Families

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    Counts, Jacqueline Marie

    2010-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

    and caregivers. Confirmatory factor analyses were conducted with a sample of 1,078 participants, who completed a parent education program in Nevada. Results provide psychometric data that support a valid and reliable four-factor solution, consisting of family...

  19. A new family of Coreoidea from the Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber (Hemiptera: Pentatomomorpha)

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    Azar, Dany; Nel, André Engel, Michael S.; Garrouste, Romain; Matocq, Armand

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    A new genus and species, Yuripopovina magnifica, belonging to a new coreoid family, Yuripopovinidae (Hemiptera: Pentatomomorpha), is described and illustrated from the Lower Cretaceous amber of Lebanon. The species represents the first definitive...

  20. Parenting in Poverty and the Politics of Commitment: Promoting Marriage for Poor Families through Relationship Education

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    Randles, Jennifer

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Feminization of Poverty: Women, Work, and Welfare. The2009.40 Parenting in Poverty and the Politics of Commitment:family instability and poverty in America. In 1996, Congress

  1. Commonality in complex product families : implications of divergence and lifecycle offsets

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    Boas, Ryan C

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Commonality, or the sharing of components, processes, technologies, interfaces and/or infrastructure across a product family, represents one of many potential tools for increasing corporate profitability. Industrial interest ...

  2. Spontaneous generation of prion infectivity in fatal familial insomnia knock-in mice

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    Faas, Henryk

    A crucial tenet of the prion hypothesis is that misfolding of the prion protein (PrP) induced by mutations associated with familial prion disease is, in an otherwise normal mammalian brain, sufficient to generate the ...

  3. 10 Tips for Low-cost Outdoor Family Fun Make kites from materials found

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    Tullos, Desiree

    Go on a family bike ride. Let everyone take turns choosing the route.6 Go to the local dog park. It discrimination based on age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin

  4. Family Complexity and Poverty The Morgridge Center for Public Service and the Institute for Research

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    Scharer, John E.

    are thought to also affect increas- ing inequality, and vice versa.5 What do we know about family complexity 3% to 37% in Wisconsin. Most nonmarital births are to women in their 20s; nonmarital birth rates

  5. Identification of genes from pattern formation, tyrosine kinase, and potassium channel families by DNA amplification

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    Kamb, A.; Weir, M.; Rudy, B.; Varmus, H.; Kenyon, C. (Univ. of California, San Francisco (USA))

    1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The study of gene family members has been aided by the isolation of related genes on the basis of DNA homology. The authors have adapted the polymerase chain reaction to screen animal genomes very rapidly and reliably for likely gene family members. Using conserved amino acid sequences to design degenerate oligonucleotide primers, they have shown that the genome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans contains sequences homologous to many Drosophila genes involved in pattern formation, including the segment polarity gene wingless (vertebrate int-1), and homeobox sequences characteristic of the Antennapedia, engrailed, and paired families. In addition, they have used this method to show that C. elegans contains at least five different sequences homologous to genes in the tyrosine kinase family. Lastly, they have isolated six potassium channel sequences from humans, a result that validates the utility of the method with large genomes and suggests that human potassium channel gene diversity may be extensive.

  6. The relation between family functioning and psychological adjustment in children with asthma and children with diabetes

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    Fontaine, Eve Nicole

    2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The goals of this study were to evaluate the relationships among family functioning, psychological adjustment, and health-related quality of life in children with asthma and children with diabetes. A secondary goal of this study was to examine...

  7. Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals: Standard Work Specifications for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Standard Work Specifications (SWS) for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades define the minimum acceptable outcomes for any weatherization or home performance task to be effective, durable, and safe.

  8. anti-cra family study: Topics by E-print Network

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    three years. The Fishers were chosen because of their early involvement in, and their ... Smith, Stephanie Deborah Ladd 1988-01-01 15 Abstract A normative study of family media...

  9. A review of "Familial Forms: Politics and Genealogy in Seventeenth-Century Literature" by Erin Murphy

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    Desroches, Lissa Beauchamp

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    series. Erin Murphy. Familial Forms: Politics and Genealogy in Seventeenth- Century Literature. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2011. 307 pp. $65.00. Review by #16;#15;#31;#31;#20; #5;#30;#20;#24;#25;#26;#20;#19;#4; #18.... She o#12;ers a comprehensive analysis, drawing attention to the use of the metaphor of domesticity for politi- cal houses in literary senses as well as to the practical application of genealogies that tied monarchical families to biblical ones...

  10. Household income pooling and the demand for food: does family financial structure matter?

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    Perusquia Corres, Ernesto

    2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

    HOUSEHOLD INCOME POOLING AND THE DEMAND FOR FOOD: DOES FAMILY FINANCIAL STRUCTURE MATTER? A Dissertation by ERNESTO PERUSQUIA CORRES Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2006 Major Subject: Agricultural Economics HOUSEHOLD INCOME POOLING AND THE DEMAND FOR FOOD: DOES FAMILY FINANCIAL STRUCTURE MATTER? A Dissertation by ERNESTO PERUSQUIA CORRES Submitted to the Office of Graduate...

  11. An examination of the perceived direction of work-family conflict

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    Huffman, Ann Hergatt

    2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

    AN EXAMINATION OF THE PERCEIVED DIRECTION OF WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT A Dissertation by ANN HERGATT HUFFMAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A& M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY December 2004 Major Subject: Psychology AN EXAMINATION OF THE PERCEIVED DIRECTION OF WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT A Dissertation by ANN HERGATT HUFFMAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies...

  12. Comparative genomics of the white-rot fungi, Phanerochaete carnosa and P. chrysosporium, to elucidate the genetic basis of the distinct wood types they colonize

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    Suzuki, Hitoshi; MacDonald, Jacqueline; Syed, Khajamohiddin; Salamov, Asaf; Hori, Chiaki; Aerts, Andrea; Henrissat, Bernard; Wiebenga, Ad; vanKuyk, Patricia A.; Barry, Kerrie; Lindquist, Erika; LaButti, Kurt; Lapidus, Alla; Lucas, Susan; Coutinho, Pedro; Gong, Yunchen; Samejima, Masahiro; Mahadevan, Radhakrishnan; Abou-Zaid, Mamdouh; de Vries, Ronald P.; Igarashi, Kiyohiko; Yadav, Jagit S.; Grigoriev, Igor V.; Master, Emma R.

    2012-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

    Background Softwood is the predominant form of land plant biomass in the Northern hemisphere, and is among the most recalcitrant biomass resources to bioprocess technologies. The white rot fungus, Phanerochaete carnosa, has been isolated almost exclusively from softwoods, while most other known white-rot species, including Phanerochaete chrysosporium, were mainly isolated from hardwoods. Accordingly, it is anticipated that P. carnosa encodes a distinct set of enzymes and proteins that promote softwood decomposition. To elucidate the genetic basis of softwood bioconversion by a white-rot fungus, the present study reports the P. carnosa genome sequence and its comparative analysis with the previously reported P. chrysosporium genome. Results P. carnosa encodes a complete set of lignocellulose-active enzymes. Comparative genomic analysis revealed that P. carnosa is enriched with genes encoding manganese peroxidase, and that the most divergent glycoside hydrolase families were predicted to encode hemicellulases and glycoprotein degrading enzymes. Most remarkably, P. carnosa possesses one of the largest P450 contingents (266 P450s) among the sequenced and annotated wood-rotting basidiomycetes, nearly double that of P. chrysosporium. Along with metabolic pathway modeling, comparative growth studies on model compounds and chemical analyses of decomposed wood components showed greater tolerance of P. carnosa to various substrates including coniferous heartwood. Conclusions The P. carnosa genome is enriched with genes that encode P450 monooxygenases that can participate in extractives degradation, and manganese peroxidases involved in lignin degradation. The significant expansion of P450s in P. carnosa, along with differences in carbohydrate- and lignin-degrading enzymes, could be correlated to the utilization of heartwood and sapwood preparations from both coniferous and hardwood species.

  13. Influencing Family Policy in Post-Devolution Scotland: the policy processes of the family law bill and the sexual health strategy

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    Gillan, Evelyn

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and equal opportunities. In this context, it might be expected that post-devolution Scotland would provide a fertile environment for fostering innovation in family policy-making. Using a case study approach to critically analyse the policy processes of both...

  14. Masses and Mixing Matrices of Families of Quarks and Leptons Within the Spin-Charge-Family theory, predictions beyond the tree level

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    Hernandez-Galeana, A

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The {\\it theory unifying spin and charges and predicting families}, proposed by N.S.M.B., predicts at the low energy regime two (in the mixing matrix elements decoupled) groups of four families. There are two kinds of contributions to mass matrices in this theory. One kind distinguishes on the tree level only among the members of one family, that is among the $u$-quark, $d$-quark, neutrino and electron, the left and right handed, while the other kind distinguishes only among the families. Mass matrices for $d$-quarks and electrons are on the tree level correspondingly strongly correlated and so are mass matrices for $u$-quarks and neutrinos, up to the term, the Majorana term, which is nonzero only for right handed neutrinos. Beyond the tree level both kinds of contributions start to contribute coherently and it is expected that a detailed study of properties of mass matrices beyond the tree level explains drastic differences in masses and mixing matrices between quarks and leptons. We report in this paper on ...

  15. Masses and Mixing Matrices of Families of Quarks and Leptons Within the Spin-Charge-Family theory, predictions beyond the tree level

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    A. Hernandez-Galeana; N. S. Mankoc Borstnik

    2011-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

    The {\\it theory unifying spin and charges and predicting families}, proposed by N.S.M.B., predicts at the low energy regime two (in the mixing matrix elements decoupled) groups of four families. There are two kinds of contributions to mass matrices in this theory. One kind distinguishes on the tree level only among the members of one family, that is among the $u$-quark, $d$-quark, neutrino and electron, the left and right handed, while the other kind distinguishes only among the families. Mass matrices for $d$-quarks and electrons are on the tree level correspondingly strongly correlated and so are mass matrices for $u$-quarks and neutrinos, up to the term, the Majorana term, which is nonzero only for right handed neutrinos. Beyond the tree level both kinds of contributions start to contribute coherently and it is expected that a detailed study of properties of mass matrices beyond the tree level explains drastic differences in masses and mixing matrices between quarks and leptons. We report in this paper on analysis of one loop corrections to the tree level fermion masses and mixing matrices. Loop diagrams are mediated by the gauge bosons and the two kinds of scalar fields. A detailed numerical analysis of fermion masses and mixing, including neutrinos, within this scenario is in progress and preparation.

  16. The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition: Expanding theUniverse of Protein Families

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    Yooseph, Shibu; Sutton, Granger; Rusch, Douglas B.; Halpern,Aaron L.; Williamson, Shannon J.; Remington, Karin; Eisen, Jonathan A.; Heidelberg, Karla B.; Manning, Gerard; Li, Weizhong; Jaroszewski, Lukasz; Cieplak, Piotr; Miller, Christopher S.; Li, Huiying; Mashiyama, Susan T.; Joachimiak, Marcin P.; van Belle, Christopher; Chandonia, John-Marc; Soergel, David A.; Zhai, Yufeng; Natarajan, Kannan; Lee, Shaun; Raphael,Benjamin J.; Bafna, Vineet; Friedman, Robert; Brenner, Steven E.; Godzik,Adam; Eisenberg, David; Dixon, Jack E.; Taylor, Susan S.; Strausberg,Robert L.; Frazier, Marvin; Venter, J.Craig

    2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

    Metagenomics projects based on shotgun sequencing of populations of micro-organisms yield insight into protein families. We used sequence similarity clustering to explore proteins with a comprehensive dataset consisting of sequences from available databases together with 6.12 million proteins predicted from an assembly of 7.7 million Global Ocean Sampling (GOS) sequences. The GOS dataset covers nearly all known prokaryotic protein families. A total of 3,995 medium- and large-sized clusters consisting of only GOS sequences are identified, out of which 1,700 have no detectable homology to known families. The GOS-only clusters contain a higher than expected proportion of sequences of viral origin, thus reflecting a poor sampling of viral diversity until now. Protein domain distributions in the GOS dataset and current protein databases show distinct biases. Several protein domains that were previously categorized as kingdom specific are shown to have GOS examples in other kingdoms. About 6,000 sequences (ORFans) from the literature that heretofore lacked similarity to known proteins have matches in the GOS data. The GOS dataset is also used to improve remote homology detection. Overall, besides nearly doubling the number of current proteins, the predicted GOS proteins also add a great deal of diversity to known protein families and shed light on their evolution. These observations are illustrated using several protein families, including phosphatases, proteases, ultraviolet-irradiation DNA damage repair enzymes, glutamine synthetase, and RuBisCO. The diversity added by GOS data has implications for choosing targets for experimental structure characterization as part of structural genomics efforts. Our analysis indicates that new families are being discovered at a rate that is linear or almost linear with the addition of new sequences, implying that we are still far from discovering all protein families in nature.

  17. Maximally Symmetric Minimal Unification Model SO(32) with Three Families in Ten Dimensional Space-time

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    Yue-Liang Wu

    2007-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Based on a maximally symmetric minimal unification hypothesis and a quantum charge-dimension correspondence principle, it is demonstrated that each family of quarks and leptons belongs to the Majorana-Weyl spinor representation of 14-dimensions that relate to quantum spin-isospin-color charges. Families of quarks and leptons attribute to a spinor structure of extra 6-dimensions that relate to quantum family charges. Of particular, it is shown that 10-dimensions relating to quantum spin-family charges form a motional 10-dimensional quantum space-time with a generalized Lorentz symmetry SO(1,9), and 10-dimensions relating to quantum isospin-color charges become a motionless 10-dimensional quantum intrinsic space. Its corresponding 32-component fermions in the spinor representation possess a maximal gauge symmetry SO(32). As a consequence, a maximally symmetric minimal unification model SO(32) containing three families in ten dimensional quantum space-time is naturally obtained by choosing a suitable Majorana-Weyl spinor structure into which quarks and leptons are directly embedded. Both resulting symmetry and dimensions coincide with the ones of type I string and heterotic string SO(32) in string theory.

  18. Atmospheric performance of the special-purpose Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) thin-airfoil family

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    Tangler, J; Smith, B; Jager, D; Olsen, T

    1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), in cooperation with SeaWest Energy Group, has completed extensive atmospheric testing of the special-purpose SERI thin-airfoil family during the 1990 wind season. The purpose of this test program was to experimentally verify the predicted performance characteristics of the thin-airfoil family on a geometrically optimized blade, and to compare it to original-equipment blades under atmospheric wind conditions. The tests were run on two identical Micon 65/13 horizontal-axis wind turbines installed side-by-side in a wind farm. The thin-airfoil family 7.96 m blades were installed on one turbine, and AeroStar 7.41 m blades were installed on the other. This paper presents final performance results of the side-by-side comparative field test for both clean and dirty blade conditions. 7 refs., 11 figs., 1 tab.

  19. Coordinate families for the Schwarzschild geometry based on radial timelike geodesics

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    Tehani K. Finch

    2014-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

    We explore the connections between various coordinate systems associated with observers moving inwardly along radial geodesics in the Schwarzschild geometry. Painlev\\'e-Gullstrand (PG) time is adapted to freely falling observers dropped from rest from infinity; Lake-Martel-Poisson (LMP) time coordinates are adapted to observers who start at infinity with non-zero initial inward velocity; Gautreau-Hoffmann (GH) time coordinates are adapted to observers dropped from rest from a finite distance from the black hole horizon. We construct from these an LMP family and a proper-time family of time coordinates, the intersection of which is PG time. We demonstrate that these coordinate families are distinct, but related, one-parameter generalizations of PG time, and show linkage to Lema\\^itre coordinates as well.

  20. On a regularized family of models for the full Ericksen-Leslie system

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    Ciprian G. Gal; Louis Tebou

    2014-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We consider a general family of regularized systems for the full Ericksen-Leslie model for the hydrodynamics of liquid crystals in $n$-dimensional compact Riemannian manifolds, $n$=2,3. The system we consider consists of a regularized family of Navier-Stokes equations (including the Navier Stokes-$\\alpha $-like equation, the Leray-$\\alpha $ equation, the Modified Leray-$\\alpha $ equation, the Simplified Bardina model, the Navier Stokes-Voigt model and the Navier-Stokes equation) for the fluid velocity $u$ suitably coupled with a parabolic equation for the director field $d$. We establish existence, stability and regularity results for this family. We also show the existence of a finite dimensional global attractor for our general model, and then establish sufficiently general conditions under which each trajectory converges to a single equilibrium by means of a Lojasiewicz-Simon inequality.

  1. Traces of holomorphic families of operators on the noncommutative torus and on Hilbert modules

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    Sara Azzali; Cyril Lvy; Carolina Neira Jimnez; Sylvie Paycha

    2015-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

    We revisit traces of holomorphic families of pseudodifferential operators on a closed manifold in view of geometric applications. We then transpose the corresponding analytic constructions to two different geometric frameworks; the noncommutative torus and Hilbert modules. These traces are meromorphic functions whose residues at the poles as well as the constant term of the Laurent expansion at zero (the latter when the family at zero is a differential operator) can be expressed in terms of Wodzicki residues and extended Wodzicki residues involving logarithmic operators. They are therefore local and contain geometric information. For holomorphic families leading to zeta regularised traces, they relate to the heat-kernel asymptotic coefficients via an inverse Mellin mapping theorem. We revisit Atiyah's L^2-index theorem by means of the (extended) Wodzicki residue and interpret the scalar curvature on the noncommutative two torus as an (extended) Wodzicki residue.

  2. A review of "Literature and the Politics of Family in Seventeenth-Century England" by Su Fang Ng

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    Cavanagh, Sheila T.

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    that transcend traditional disciplinary dis- tinctions. The book is divided into two major sections that generally follow chro- nological categorization. The first, ?Revolutionary Debates,? includes chap- ters on the Stuart court, Milton, Hobbes, and Cromwell... of family tropes did not exactly duplicate a single model of the analogy? (45). The chapter usefully reiterates material from Jonathan Goldberg and other scholars of the Stuart family in order to establish the ways that articulations linking families...

  3. A Simple Family of Analytical Trumpet Slices of the Schwarzschild Spacetime

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    Kenneth A. Dennison; Thomas W. Baumgarte

    2014-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

    We describe a simple family of analytical coordinate systems for the Schwarzschild spacetime. The coordinates penetrate the horizon smoothly and are spatially isotropic. Spatial slices of constant coordinate time $t$ feature a trumpet geometry with an asymptotically cylindrical end inside the horizon at a prescribed areal radius $R_0$ (with $0family. The slices also have an asymptotically flat end at spatial infinity. In the limit $R_{0}=0$ the spatial slices lose their trumpet geometry and become flat -- in this limit, our coordinates reduce to Painlev\\'e-Gullstrand coordinates.

  4. Three Dact gene family members are expressed during embryonic development and in the adult brains of mice

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    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    family member ISH on representative sections from E9-E10.5.mesoderm. D- F. ISH on representative sections at E9.0 and

  5. SRC-FAMILY TYROSINE KINASES PARTICIPATE IN THE REGULATION OF MAMMALIAN OOCYTE MATURATION AND ZYGOTIC DEVELOPMENT

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    McGinnis, Lynda K.

    2009-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

    of Contents??????????????????.. v List of Tables ???????????????????? vii List of Figures .???????????????????. viii Chapter 1 Introduction 1. General introduction ??????????????. 1 2. Signaling at ovulation ?????????????... 2 3. Signaling... of oocyte maturation ..??????.???.. 6 1. Completion of meiosis and first mitosis ??????... 8 2. Integrating signaling with chromatin and cytoskeleton 11 a. MAPK and spindle microtubules .?????? 12 b. Src-family kinases and microtubule dynamics ? 13 c...

  6. Army Virtual Housing Experience The Army virtual housing experience provides Soldiers and Families world class

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    Army Virtual Housing Experience Fact Sheet OVERVIEW The Army virtual housing experience provides Soldiers and Families world class customer focused housing information which allows them to make informed housing choices regarding off-post, privatized or government housing upon receipt of orders by using

  7. Do Babies Matter? The Effect of Family Formation on Men and Women in Science

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    Mary Ann Mason

    2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Mary Ann Mason, Professor of Social Welfare and Law at the University of California, Berkeley, presents "Do Babies Matter? The Effect of Family Formation on Men and Women in Science." In her talk, she discusses the difficulties of women who have a career in science or in other male-dominated professions.

  8. Renormalised ChernWeil forms associated with families of Dirac operators #

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    Sart, Remi

    superconnections associated with families of Dirac operators previously investigated in [Sc] and later in [PS1 ChernWeil type forms built from superconnections as Wodzicki residues and establish a transgression in [Sc] and later [PS1], which are built from superconnections; in some cases they di#er by local

  9. early 800 native fish species in 36 families inhabit the freshwater rivers, streams, and

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    Liskiewicz, Maciej

    N early 800 native fish species in 36 families inhabit the freshwater rivers, streams, and lakes of the United States and Canada. North America has the most diverse temperate freshwater fish fauna in the world. Only about 5 percent of these are the familiar sport or game fishes like trout and bass. The remaining

  10. Interaction of Presenilins with the Filamin Family of Actin-Binding Proteins

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    Wu, Jane Y.

    Woo Han,2 Daniel W. McKeel,4 Alison Goate,2,3 and Jane Y. Wu1 Departments of 1Pediatrics and Molecular. In addition to advanced age, Down syndrome, and ApoE- 4 genotype, the presence of a positive family history

  11. dForm Sequences: Families of Sequences with Low Correlation Values and Large Linear Spans

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    Klapper, Andy

    channels. Among proposed methods for such sharing, Code Division Multiple Access holds great promise, as in the case of \\Gamma1 decimations of m­sequences [18]. In a few cases families of sequences with good that they are no more difficult to generate than No sequences. In his thesis No introduced a class of sequences called

  12. Complexity of Abduction in the EL Family of Lightweight Description Logics

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    Baader, Franz

    Complexity of Abduction in the EL Family of Lightweight Description Logics Meghyn Bienvenu IRIT-based abduction has been exten- sively studied for the case in which the background knowl- edge is represented by a propositional theory, but very little is known about abduction with respect to description logic knowledge bases

  13. FEMA: Family Basic Disaster Supplies There are six basics you should stock in your home

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    Su, Xiao

    the containers with dishwashing soap and water, and rinse completely so there is no residual soap. Follow the bottles with dishwashing soap and water, and rinse completely so #12;there is no residual soapFEMA: Family Basic Disaster Supplies There are six basics you should stock in your home: Water

  14. CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON THE CHILD AND FAMILY UNICEF CHILD FRIENDLY

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    Feigon, Brooke

    CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON THE CHILD AND FAMILY UNICEF CHILD FRIENDLY CITIES AND COMMUNITIES PROJECT-friendly". Within the next 30 years the urban population of developing countries is set to double from 2 to 4 severely affected by HIV/AIDS and where there is conflict and internal displacement of people. This Ph

  15. by bracoviruses in the radiation of the parasitoid wasp families, highly diversified.

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    by bracoviruses in the radiation of the parasitoid wasp families, highly diversified. Probing by Photorhabdus. Induction of this protective effect is associated with up-regulation of both microbial evidence that the protection elicited by previous exposure to E. coli is due to the presence of factors

  16. Human papillomavirus 16 E7 inactivator of retinoblastoma family proteins complements

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    protein (pRb), which normally functions to bind E2F transcription factors and restrict expression of genes kinase functionally orthologous to cellular cyclin-depen- dent kinases, phosphorylates pRb tested whether the human papillomavirus type 16 E7 protein, which inactivates pRb family proteins

  17. Polyclonality of familial murine adenomas: Analyses of mouse chimeras with low tumor multiplicity

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    Dove, William

    Polyclonality of familial murine adenomas: Analyses of mouse chimeras with low tumor multiplicity) and homozygous for the tumor resistance allele of the Mom1 locus were established. These chimeras also display of patches in chimeras or mosaics heterotypic for a clonal lineage marker. The ability to detect

  18. Numerical Comparison of Ventilation Strategies Performance in a Single-family Dwelling

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    -family house and its ventilation systems are simulated using SIMBAD Toolbox, a combined mass and heat transfer ventilation systems for a heating period. This paper deals with the simulation results with regard to indoor system, is about 22 to 31% depending on the efficiency of the heat exchanger. Balanced ventilation also

  19. A Family-Centric Genealogy Visualization Paradigm Robert Ball and David Cook

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    Ball, Robert

    A Family-Centric Genealogy Visualization Paradigm Robert Ball and David Cook Stephen F. Austin State University Department of Computer Science {ballrg | cookda}@sfasu.edu ABSTRACT Genealogy is a way for future behavior. Genealogical visualizations are used to help understand and share the story of the past

  20. Properties of twice four families of quarks and leptons, of scalars and gauge fields

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    matrices. The families are identical with respect to the charges and spin. There are two kinds of fields properties discussed, including the one which enables the existence of the Majorana neutrinos. The discussed relation of the scalar fields and mass matrices following from the spin

  1. Appointment of Dr. Howard Bergman as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

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    Shoubridge, Eric

    government for health care system reforms, and authored the recommendation to create the Family of primary care, aging, chronic disease, frailty and health services throughout his career. He was on the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Expert Panel that tabled the report entitled Transforming Care

  2. RESEARCH Open Access Molecular study of the perforin gene in familial

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    in two related Tunisian patients. In order to assess the pathogenicity of this new variation, bioinformatic tools were used to predict its effects on the perforin protein structure and at the mRNA level, hematological familial malignancies Background Perforin is a Ca2+ dependent pore forming protein stored

  3. A new family of locally 5arc transitive Michael Giudici a, Cai Heng Li a

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    Giudici, Michael

    A new family of locally 5­arc transitive graphs Michael Giudici a, Cai Heng Li a Cheryl E. Praeger@maths.uwa.edu.au (Cai Heng Li), praeger@maths.uwa.edu.au (Cheryl E. Praeger). Preprint submitted to Elsevier Science 17

  4. Healthy Hearth brings the coziness of home to patients, their family and guests of the

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    Oklahoma, University of

    Family 4-pack Menu Let Healthy Hearth cook for you! Order any item, Monday-Friday Call 271-1685 by 3 p, grilled chicken or veggie crumbles, black beans, tomatoes, green chilis, shredded cheddar jack, served with salsa, sour cream and guacamole Beverages Fountain Drinks, 149 Bottled Water, 249 Starbucks

  5. Organizational Learning and Knowledge Development Peculiarities in Small and Medium Family Enterprises

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 Organizational Learning and Knowledge Development Peculiarities in Small and Medium Family Enterprises Abstract The aim of this theoretical contribution is to analyze the processes of organizational of piece of information and knowledge take place not only in the organizational context but also

  6. Iron Arsenides--The New Family of High TC Magnetic Superconductors

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    Weston, Ken

    Iron Arsenides--The New Family of High TC Magnetic Superconductors Jeff Lynn NIST Center Superconductors · (Brief) History of Magnetic Superconductors ­ Magnetic Impurities ­ Long Range Magnetic Order: Coexistence and Competition · Cuprate Superconductors--Highly Correlated Electron Systems ­ Undoped systems

  7. Synthesis, Computed Stability, and Crystal Structure of a New Family of Inorganic Compounds: Carbonophosphates

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    Ceder, Gerbrand

    Synthesis, Computed Stability, and Crystal Structure of a New Family of Inorganic Compounds: Carbonophosphates Hailong Chen, Geoffroy Hautier, and Gerbrand Ceder* Department of Materials Science are now being used to search and predict new functional materials and novel compounds. However, system

  8. MRSA Information for Patients and Families What is Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus)?

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    Kim, Duck O.

    MRSA Information for Patients and Families What is Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus)? S. aureus) or serious (such as blood infection or pneumonia). What is MRSA? MRSA (Methicillin Resistant S. aureus. What is the difference between MRSA colonization and infection? Colonization means that MRSA is living

  9. Contact us | Log in For the benefit of society? No, for the good of my family

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    Gardner, Andy

    created a computer model recreates the transmission of a common infectious agent in a population the parasite population. 'This way, we were able to analyse what happens at the individual, family using the 'tools' menu on the right. Your comments Post a comment There are no comments at this time

  10. Managing in the Home How to protect yourself and care for your family with the flu

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    Hickman, Mark

    with a waterproof dressing. 2. Cover your coughs & sneezes If you or members of your family are coughing or sneezing when you cough or sneeze and always put your used tissue into a rubbish tin. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands. Don't spit, and cover your mouth

  11. Slow Magnetic Relaxation in a Family of Trigonal Pyramidal Iron(II) Pyrrolide Complexes

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    computing, and magnetic refrigeration.6-15 However, in order for any such applications to be realizedSlow Magnetic Relaxation in a Family of Trigonal Pyramidal Iron(II) Pyrrolide Complexes W. HillVersity of Missouri, Rolla, Missouri 65409-0010, United States, and National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida

  12. Therapeutic Camps as Respite Care Providers: Benefits for Families of Children with Disabilities

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    Shelton, Kyle J.

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    . In terms of Camp LIFE, the interviews showed that the parents did see the camp as a source of respite care, and that each family "did something" with the time their child was at camp in such a way as to maximize these respite benefits. This study...

  13. Extension Eldercare http://fcs.tamu.edu/families/aging/index.php

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    actions that protect and promote their health. The ABCDs of Medicare, Talking with Your Doctor, MedicationExtension Eldercare http://fcs.tamu.edu/families/aging/index.php Relevance · More than 10 the U.S. is adults over age 85. · Falling continues to be one of the leading causes of accidental death

  14. Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink? Family, Home & Garden Education Center

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    New Hampshire, University of

    Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink? Family, Home & Garden Education Center practical solutions health. According to Bernie Lucey, senior engineer with the state's Drinking Water Protection Program, 56 the state's suggested standard. Up to 15 percent would flunk the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  15. Scheduling Job Families on Non-Identical Parallel Machines under Run-To-Run Control Constraints

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 Scheduling Job Families on Non-Identical Parallel Machines under Run-To-Run Control Constraints A constraint on jobs of the same product, i.e. the time interval between two consecutive jobs of the same are presented for scheduling jobs on non-identical parallel machines with setup times. In semiconductor

  16. Analyzing generalized Stirling permutations via relations to families of increasing trees and urn models

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    Janson, Svante

    Analyzing generalized Stirling permutations via relations to families of increasing trees and urn-mail: kuba@geometrie.tuwien.ac.at, Alois.Panholzer@tuwien.ac.at) Abstract. Stirling permutations are a class of multipermutations introduced by Gessel and Stanley. We consider Stirling permutations and generalizations

  17. In Vitro Evolutionary Dynamics of C. albicans during Adaptation to Fluocnazole

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    Huang, Mian

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    degradative enzymes are potential virulence factors as well, including members of secreted aspartyl proteinases (SAP) family and phospholipases (PL) family. Plb1p, a typical member of PL family, encodes a glycoprotein with both hydrolase... invasion when the gene is disrupted (43). In C. albicans SAP family consists of at least nine members (80). Depending on different model system, different members may be required for the host invasion of the pathogen. SAP1-6 were correlated...

  18. Linkage of the late onset autosomal dominant familial spastic paraplegia (DFSPII) to chromosome 2p markers

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    Hentati, A.; Wasserman, B.; Siddique, T. [Northwestern Univ. Medical School, Chicago, IL (United States)] [and others

    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Pure familial spastic paraplegias (FSP) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by spasticity of lower limbs. FSP in inherited as an autosomal dominant (DFSP) or an autosomal recessive (RFSP) trait. DFSP has been classified into early onset (DFSPI) and late onset (DFSPII) based on the mean age of onset in families. A locus for RFSP has been mapped to chromosome 8, while a locus for DFSPI has been mapped to chromosome 14q. Genetic locus heterogeneity was observed in both of these forms. The location of DFSPII locus (or loci) is unknown. We collected DNA samples from 81 individuals including 26 affecteds from three DFSPII families (9998, 840, 581). The mean age of onset of systems was 26.5, 42.5, and 35.2 years, respectively. We first tested 156 DNA markers distributed throughout the human 22 autosomes with family 9998 and positive lod scores were obtained with chromosome 2p markers D2S174 (Z({theta})=2.93 at {theta}=0.00), D2S146 (Z({theta})=1.03 at {theta}=0.00) and D2S177 (Z({theta})=1.04 at {theta}=0.00). Analysis of the 2 additional families confirmed the linkage with a peak lod score of Z({theta})=4.62 at {theta}=0.105 with D2S174. The multipoint linkage analysis using the map D2S175-10cM-D2S174-14cM-D2DS177 suggested that the DFSPII locus most likely maps between D2S174 and D2S177 with Z({theta})=6.11. There was no evidence in our data supporting genetic locus heterogeneity for the DFSPII.

  19. Familial history of cancer and childhood acute leukemia: a French population-based case-control study

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 Familial history of cancer and childhood acute leukemia: a French population- based case acute leukemia (AL). Methods: The history of cancer in the relatives of 472 cases was compared the hypothesis that a familial history of cancer may play a role in the etiology of childhood acute leukemia

  20. Automatic Synthesis of Both the Topology and Tuning of a Common Parameterized Controller for Two Families of Plants

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    Families of Plants using Genetic Programming Martin A. Keane Econometrics Inc. Chicago, Illinois makeane) for a common parameterized controller for all the plants in two families of plants that are representative that it contains free variables representing the characteristics of the particular plant. The genetically evolved

  1. Automatic Synthesis of Both the Topology and Tuning of a Common Parameterized Controller for Two Families of Plants using Genetic

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    Families of Plants using Genetic Programming Martin A. Keane Econometrics Inc. Chicago, Illinois makeane) for a common parameterized controller for all the plants in two families of plants that are representative that it contains free variables representing the characteristics of the particular plant. The genetically evolved

  2. Automatic Design of Both Topology and Tuning of a Common Parameterized Controller for Two Families of Plants using Genetic Programming

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    of Plants using Genetic Programming Jessen Yu Genetic Programming Inc., Los Altos, California jyu characteristics of the plant) for two families of plants. The automatically designed controller is created controller for all plants of both families for the integral of the time-weighted absolute error (ITAE

  3. Work Family liFeBalancing joB and personal responsiBilities continued on page 2...

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    Ginzel, Matthew

    , as parents, to get our child there? Think of organized sports as a serious form of play. Sports structureWork Family liFeBalancing joB and personal responsiBilities continued on page 2... Work & Family Life is distributed by companies and other organizations to their employees and clients. To see

  4. Structure and expression of the maize (Zea mays L.) SUN-domain protein gene family: evidence for the existence of

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    Bass, Hank W.

    Structure and expression of the maize (Zea mays L.) SUN- domain protein gene family: evidence for the existence of two divergent classes of SUN proteins in plants Murphy et al. Murphy et al. BMC Plant Biology Access Structure and expression of the maize (Zea mays L.) SUN-domain protein gene family: evidence

  5. Please use this map as a guide on the road to finding services and supports for your child and family

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    health, home health care, and hospitals and clinics in the Adams County area. Education Family ConnectorsPlease use this map as a guide on the road to finding services and supports for your child and family The Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN

  6. What do family caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients desire in smart home technologies? Contrasted results of a wide survey.

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 What do family caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients desire in smart home technologies misuse. Keywords: Smart homes, Dementia care, Alzheimer's disease, Family caregivers, Acceptability. I. Introduction This article presents a survey on the views and perceptions of innovative smart home technologies

  7. Family Law

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    Casad, Robert C.

    1959-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . L. Rev. 304 1959-1960 HeinOnline -- 8 U. Kan. L. Rev. 305 1959-1960 HeinOnline -- 8 U. Kan. L. Rev. 306 1959-1960 HeinOnline -- 8 U. Kan. L. Rev. 307 1959-1960 ...

  8. Malignant hyperthermia-like reaction in a family with a sodium channel mutation at residue 1306

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    Vita, G.M.; Jedlicka, A.E.; Levitt, R.C. [Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD (United States)] [and others

    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility (MHS) is an autosomal dominant, hypermetabolic disorder, triggered by potent inhalational anesthetics. We have previously suggeste the skeletal muscle sodium channel {alpha}-subunit (SCN4A) as a gene candidate to explain some forms of MHS. To evaluate this gene for mutations that might lead to a MHS-like episode, we amplified genomic DNA by PCR and used SSCP to screen each exon. We studied multiple MHS families which may be linked to this gene. The proband and a sibling from one of these families suspected of having MHS experienced trismus and body rigidity after induction of anesthesia. The caffiene and halothane contracture test proved diagnostic in these individuals and EMG studies suggested a form of myotomia. A mutation co-segregating with the myotonia/MHS phenotype was found in the region of exon 22.

  9. The Cheng Communal Family: Social Organization and Neo-Confucianism in Yuan and Early Ming China.

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    Dardess, John W.

    1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , ["Preface to poems in honor of the Cheng com- munal family"], Chin-hua Huang hsien-sheng wen-chi ^ ^ Jif ^.^C^ (Hsu Chin- hua ts'ung-shu l l t # I p S S i l r [hereafter HCHTS] ed.) i7.3b-4b; Liu Kuan, ^ t f U F ^ f f S ["Inscription in honor... is paraphrased in Wang Li EEjjlit, ^ J ^ C ^ t l i P l i S ["An appreciation of the Cheng communal family"], Lin- yuan wen-chi JHHC^t ^H (Ssu-k^u chliian-shu chen-pen ch'u-chi ed.) A8.ia-3b. Wang Li (1314-1386) was from Lu-ling, Kiangsi. 4 Thus Ch'en Lu (1287...

  10. A product involving the $\\beta$-family in stable homotopy theory

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    Liu, Xiugui

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In the stable homotopy groups $\\pi_{q(p^n+p^m+1)-3}(S)$ of the sphere spectrum $S$ localized at the prime $p$ greater than three, J. Lin constructed an essential family $\\xi_{m,n}$ for $n \\geq m + 2 >5$. In this paper, the authors show that the composite $\\xi_{m,n}\\beta_{s}\\in \\pi_{q(p^n+p^m+sp+s)-5}(S)$ for $2 \\leq s < p$ is non-trivial, where $q=2(p-1)$ and $\\beta_s \\in \\pi_{q(sp+s-1)-2}(S)$ is the known $\\beta$-family. We show our result by explicit combinatorial analysis of the (modified) May spectral sequence.

  11. Family symmetry and single right-handed neutrino dominance in five dimensions

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    Eisele, Marc-Thomas; Haba, Naoyuki [Physik-Department, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, James-Franck-Strasse, 85748 Garching (Germany)

    2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We consider several neutrino mass models in an extra-dimensional setting on a quantitative level. All the models are set in a five-dimensional scenario, with the standard model (SM) particles living on a brane, while three additional SM gauge singlets live in the bulk of an extra dimension, which is compactified on a S{sup 1}/Z{sub 2} orbifold. The spontaneous breaking of an additional, continuous U(1) family symmetry is used to generate suitable neutrino mass matrices via single right-handed neutrino dominance through the corresponding five-dimensional extension of the seesaw mechanism. In this manner, possible problems of this combination for some models in four dimensions could be overcome. The considered models differ with respect to the charges under the family symmetry and the nature of the five-dimensional Majorana mass term.

  12. Identification of Family Non-universal Gauge Bosons in High-energy Electron-positron Collisions

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    Bagneid, Ali A.; Althubiti, Numa A. [Department of Physics, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah (Saudi Arabia)

    2011-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

    We examine effects on measurable observables in e{sup +}e{sup -} collisions resulting from the existence of additional neutral gauge bosons originating in extensions of the standard model. In particular, we consider family non-universal neutral gauge bosons occurring in the minimal supersymmetric standard model and in the Sp(6){sub L} x U(1){sub Y} model, as well as other theoretically motivated popular neutral gauge bosons. We show how the proper employment of the generation-dependent couplings of the extra gauge boson, and the appropriate adjustment of the beam polarization, not only improved the identification of the models but also enhanced the discovery potential of the family non-universal extra gauge bosons.

  13. Molecular analysis and genetic mapping of the rhodopsin gene in families with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa

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    Bunge, S.; Wedemann, H.; Samanns, C.; Horn, M.; Schwinger, E.; Gal, A. (Medizinische Universitaet zu Luebeck (Germany)); David, D. (Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Lisbon (Portugal)); Terwilliger, D.J.; Ott, J. (Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States)); Born, L.I. van den (The Netherlands Ophthalmic Research Institute, Amsterdam (Netherlands)) (and others)

    1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Eighty-eight patients/families with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RP) were screened for rhodopsin mutations. Direct sequencing revealed 13 different mutations in a total of 14 (i.e., 16%) unrelated patients. Five of these mutations (T4K, Q28H, R135G, F220C, and C222R) have not been reported so far. In addition, multipoint linkage analysis was performed on two large families with autosomal dominant RP due to rhodopsin mutations by using five DNA probes from 3q21-q24. No tight linkage was found between the rhodopsin locus (RHO) and D3S47 ([theta][sub max] = 0.08). By six-point analysis, RHO was localized in the region between D3S21 and D3S47, with a maximum lod score of 13.447 directly at D3S20. 13 refs., 1 fig., 2 tabs.

  14. Shifted one-parameter supersymmetric family of quartic asymmetric double-well potentials

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    H. C. Rosu; S. C. Mancas; P. Chen

    2014-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Extending our previous work (Rosu, Mancas, Chen, Ann.Phys. 343 (2014) 87-102), we define supersymmetric partner potentials through a particular Riccati solution of the form F(x)=(x-c)^2-1, where c is a real shift parameter, and work out the quartic double-well family of one-parameter isospectral potentials obtained by using the corresponding general Riccati solution. For these parametric double well potentials, we study how the localization properties of the two wells depend on the parameter of the potentials for various values of the shifting parameter. We also consider the supersymmetric parametric family of the first double-well potential in the Razavy chain of double well potentials corresponding to F(x)=(1/2)sinh 2x-2(1+sqrt 2)sinh 2x/[(1+sqrt 2) cosh 2x+1], both unshifted and shifted, to test and compare the localization properties

  15. What Do Family Caregivers of Alzheimer's Disease Patients Desire in Smart Home Technologies?

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    Rialle, Vincent; Guigui, Carole; Herv, Christian

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Objectives - The authors' aim was to investigate the representations, wishes, and fears of family caregivers (FCs) regarding 14 innovative technologies (IT) for care aiding and burden alleviation, given the severe physical and psychological stress induced by dementia care, and the very slow uptake of these technologies in our society. Methods - A cluster sample survey based on a self-administered questionnaire was carried out on data collected from 270 families of patients with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders, located in the greater Paris area. Multiple Correspondence Analysis was used in addition to usual statistical tests to identify homogenous FCs clusters concerning the appreciation or rejection of the considered technologies. Results - Two opposite clusters were clearly defined: FCs in favor of a substantial use of technology, and those rather or totally hostile. Furthermore the distributions of almost all the answers of appreciations were U shaped. Significant relations were demonstrated betwee...

  16. Solutions of coupled BPS equations for two-family Calogero and matrix models

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    Bardek, Velimir; Meljanac, Stjepan; Meljanac, Daniel [Institute Rudjer Boskovic, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR-10002 Zagreb (Croatia)

    2009-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We consider a large N, two-family Calogero and matrix model in the Hamiltonian, collective-field approach. The Bogomol'nyi limit appears and the solutions to the coupled Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfeld equations are given by the static soliton configurations. We find all solutions close to constant and construct exact one-parameter solutions in the strong-weak dual case. Full classification of these solutions is presented.

  17. Creative coping: a description of experiences of families coping with chronic illness in a child

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    McGough, Marnique

    2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

    CREATIVE COPING: A DESCRIPTION OF EXPERIENCES OF FAMILIES COPING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS IN A CHILD A Dissertation by MARNIQUE MCGOUGH Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... by MARNIQUE MCGOUGH Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Approved as to style and content by: ______________________________ ______________________ William R. Nash...

  18. Families index theorem in supersymmetric WZW model and twisted K-theory: The SU(2) case

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    Jouko Mickelsson; Juha-Pekka Pellonp

    2006-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

    The construction of twisted K-theory classes on a compact Lie group is reviewed using the supersymmetric Wess-Zumino-Witten model on a cylinder. The Quillen superconnection is introduced for a family of supercharges parametrized by a compact Lie group and the Chern character is explicitly computed in the case of SU(2). For large euclidean time, the character form is localized on a D-brane.

  19. Parents and Families LEHIGH UNIVERSITY 1 Jacalyn F. `78 and Andrew Aaron `09P

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    Napier, Terrence

    Parents and Families LEHIGH UNIVERSITY 1 Jacalyn F. `78 and Andrew Aaron `09P Deborah J. Goodman and David E. Abbey `07P `12P Herand Abcarian `03P John H. Abel `90P `F/S ++ Teri S. and Mark A. Aboud `13P Rebecca A. and Renaldo M. Abreu `13P Lynne J. Acierno and Douglas D. Bradley `11P Heidi B. and Cory S

  20. Standard Work Specifications for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades Summary (Fact Sheet)

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    2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and numerous industry stakeholders developed the Standard Work Specifications for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades to define the minimum requirements for high-quality residential energy upgrades. Today, the Standard Work Specifications provide a unique source for defining high-quality home energy upgrades, establishing clear expectations for homeowners, contractors, trainers, workers, program administrators, and organizations that provide financing for energy upgrades.

  1. An explicit SU(12) family and flavor unification model with natural fermion masses and mixings

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    Albright, Carl H. [Northern Illinois Univ., Dekalb, IL (United States); Feger, Robert P. [Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States); Kephart, Thomas W. [Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We present an SU(12) unification model with three light chiral families, avoiding any external flavor symmetries. The hierarchy of quark and lepton masses and mixings is explained by higher dimensional Yukawa interactions involving Higgs bosons that contain SU(5) singlet fields with VEVs about 50 times smaller than the SU(12) unification scale. The presented model has been analyzed in detail and found to be in very good agreement with the observed quark and lepton masses and mixings.

  2. Best Practices for Families with Children Who Experience Substance Abuse, Juvenile

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    McLendon, Tara; McLendon, Don; Petr, Chris; Radohl, Tami

    2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (Achenbach, 1991), The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (Kolbe, Kann, & Collins, 1993), The Personal Experience Inventory (Winters & Henly, 1989), Self-Report Delinquency Scale (Elliott, Ageton, Huizinga, Knowles, & Canter, 1983), Family Adaptability 11...-Report Delinquency Scale (Elliott, Ageton, Huizinga, Knowles, & Canter, 1983), youths in the FC condition reported an average of about 50 crimes during the past 90 days, whereas youths in the drug court conditions averaged fewer than 20; and DC/MST and DC...

  3. On a regularized family of models for homogeneous incompressible two-phase flows

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    Ciprian G. Gal; T. Tachim Medjo

    2014-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We consider a general family of regularized models for incompressible two-phase flows based on the Allen-Cahn formulation in n-dimensional compact Riemannian manifolds for n=2,3. The system we consider consists of a regularized family of Navier-Stokes equations (including the Navier-Stokes-{\\alpha}-like model, the Leray-{\\alpha} model, the Modified Leray-{\\alpha} model, the Simplified Bardina model, the Navier-Stokes-Voight model and the Navier-Stokes model) for the fluid velocity suitably coupled with a convective Allen-Cahn equation for the (phase) order parameter. We give a unified analysis of the entire three-parameter family of two-phase models using only abstract mapping properties of the principal dissipation and smoothing operators, and then use assumptions about the specific form of the parametrizations, leading to specific models, only when necessary to obtain the sharpest results. We establish existence, stability and regularity results, and some results for singular perturbations, which as special cases include the inviscid limit of viscous models and the {\\alpha}->0 limit in {\\alpha}-models. Then, we also show the existence of a global attractor and exponential attractor for our general model, and then establish precise conditions under which each trajectory converges to a single equilibrium by means of a LS inequality. We also derive new results on the existence of global and exponential attractors for the regularized family of Navier-Stokes equations and magnetohydrodynamics models which improve and complement the results of Holst et. al. [J. Nonlinear Science 20, 2010, 523-567]. Finally, our analysis is applied to certain regularized Ericksen-Leslie (RSEL) models for the hydrodynamics of liquid crystals in n-dimensional compact Riemannian manifolds.

  4. Response of sire and family group to post-mortem electrical stimulation

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    Metteauer, Eric Allen

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    ? standard erors for WBS shear4 by FAMILY*SIDE(SIRE) for half-blood carcases...................... 41 22 Least squares means ? standard erors for sire efects at 6 h temperature for half-blood carcases............................. 43 23 Least... influencing consumer aceptance for beef palatability (Savel et al., 1987, 1989; Smith et al., 1987), there lies a constant need to identify the efects of postmortem tenderization methods, such as electrical stimulation, and the efectivenes of this technology...

  5. Therapeutic Camps as Respite Care Providers: Benefits for Families of Children with Disabilities

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    Shelton, Kyle J.

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Rob Heffer Head of Department, Gary Ellis December 2009 Major Subject: Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences iii ABSTRACT Therapeutic Camps as Respite Care Providers: Benefits for Families of Children with Disabilities. (December 2009... also found a relationship between caregiving stress and decreased physical health for parents of children with a chronic illness. 9 (Blyth, Foerster, & Panepinto, 2006) found that mothers of children with sickle-cell disease were more fatigued...

  6. PATROLLING THE HOMEFRONT: THE EMOTIONAL LABOR OF ARMY WIVES VOLUNTEERING IN FAMILY READINESS GROUPS

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    Gassmann, Jaime Nicole Noble

    2010-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

    -1......................................................................................257 IV: DoD Directive Implementing the Reagan Administrations Family Policy ......268 V: Original Interview Protocol .................................................................................270 VI: Beckers Typology of Deviance... Perceptions, Journal of Applied Psychology 88 (2003): 284-94; Sandi Mann, People-Work: Emotion Management, Stress, and Coping, British Journal of Guidance and Counselling 32 (2004): 205-21. 25 Amy S. Wharton, The Affective Consequences of Service Work...

  7. Keys to Effective FatherChild Communication What is communication, and why is it such an integral part of family life? Communication, in the context

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    Keys to Effective Father­Child Communication What is communication, and why is it such an integral part of family life? Communication, in the context of the family, simply refers to the exchange of verbal and non-verbal information between two or more family members. It is through communication

  8. The role of the school social worker in family involvement as identified by family specialists and parents in selected title 1 schools in north east independent school district in san antonio, texas

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    Canada, Gloria Lou

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    This study examined the influence of social workers placed at the elementary school level, who work with low-socioeconomic families. The intent of the study was to examine the role of the social worker, at identified Title ...

  9. The role of the school social worker in family involvement as identified by family specialists and parents in selected title I schools in North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas

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    Canada, Gloria Lou

    2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    This study examined the influence of social workers placed at the elementary school level, who work with low-socioeconomic families. The intent of the study was to examine the role of the social worker, at identified ...

  10. The role of the school social worker in family involvement as identified by family specialists and parents in selected title I schools in North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas

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    Canada, Gloria Lou

    2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    variables influence parental involvement as reported by parents and family specialists, who are participants of the Parent Academy at the selected Title I elementary schools in the North East ISD, in San Antonio, Texas? The results of this study strongly... parents have on determining the classes set forth for the Parent Academy, as reported by the parents and family specialists who are partici- pants of the Parent Academy at the selected Title I elementary campuses in the North East ISD in San Antonio...

  11. Family history of cancer in children with acute leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 Family history of cancer in children with acute leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma or non history, cancer, children, acute leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma, non- Hodgkin's lymphoma Abbreviations used: AL, acute leukemia; ALL, acute lymphoblastic leukemia; AML, acute myeloblastic leukemia; HL, Hodgkin

  12. Statewide Electricity and Demand Capacity Savings from the Implementation of IECC Code in Texas: Analysis for Single-Family Residences

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    Kim, H.; Baltazar, J.C.; Haberl, J.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper presents estimates of the statewide electricity and electric demand savings achieved from the adoption of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for single-family residences in Texas and includes the corresponding increase...

  13. Seawia sea urchin piwi/argonaute family member is a component of MT-RNP complexes

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    Rodriguez, Alexis J.; Seipel, Susan A.; Hamill, Danielle R.; Romancino, Danielle P.; Di Carlo, Marta; Suprenant, Kathy A.; Bonder, Edward M.

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The piwi/argonaute family of proteins is involved in key developmental processes such as stem cell maintenance and axis specification through molecular mechanisms that may involve RNA silencing. Here we report on the cloning ...

  14. The Aging-Associated Enzyme CLK-1 is a Member of the Carboxylate-Bridged Diiron Family of Proteins

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    Behan, Rachel K.

    The aging-associated enzyme CLK-1 is proposed to be a member of the carboxylate-bridged diiron family of proteins. To evaluate this hypothesis and characterize the protein, we expressed soluble mouse CLK-1 (MCLK1) in ...

  15. REO to rental : the creation of a new asset class and the transformation of the American single family landscape

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    Pierson, Morgan W

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The prodigious US single-family housing market consists of roughly 80 million existing homes and of those, more than 14 million are currently being rented. This trillion-dollar rental market has traditionally been operated ...

  16. Family Structure, Marital Fertility and Premarital Sex among Married and Never-Married Women in Contemporary China

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    He, Lei 1984-

    2012-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

    -residential parents rather than other non-lineal relatives. Because patrilineality and filial piety are so highly valued, the essential features of the traditional Chinese family are two: dominant parental control over children, and patrilocal residence (Zang 1993...

  17. Incremental densification auctions : A politically viable method of producing infill housing in existing single-family neighborhoods

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    Baker, Karl Phillip

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper examines the problem of convincing homeowners to accept new housing density in their neighborhoods. This paper proposes that densification that places additional housing units in preexisting single-family ...

  18. A comparative study of single family and multifamily housing recovery following 1992 Hurricane Andrew in Miami-Dade County, Florida

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    Lu, Jing-Chein

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    examines the recovery of single family, duplex, and apartment complex housing in south Miami-Dade County, Florida, after 1992 Hurricane Andrew to determine if there is indeed a "multifamily home lag." This research also provides a better understanding...

  19. What is family support work? : a case study within the context of one local authority in Scotland

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    Smith, Mary

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The thesis investigates the development of family support within one local authority in Scotland and shows that it has emerged from a complex interplay of governmental, philosophical, policy and practice change.

  20. Changing aspects of economic and family structures in Kal?rdasht, a district in Northern Iran, up to 1978

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    Mir-Hosseini, Ziba

    1980-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis is offered as a contribution to the ethnography of Iran. As such it is concerned with the description of some aspects of the economic and familial life in Kalardasht, a mountainous district in the Caspian provinces of Iran...

  1. Effectiveness of Adult Day Care Programs on Health Outcomes of Thai Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

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    Noimuenwai, Premruetai

    2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Adult day care (ADC) is recognized as a supportive intervention for persons with dementia (PWD) and family caregivers during the day time. The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the Thai ADC programs ...

  2. Observation of a German farm family: their culture and values, and aspects of beginning a career in agriculture in Germany

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    Bianchi, Beverly Ann

    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    OBSERVATION OF A GERMAN FARM FAMILY, THEIR CULTURE AND VALUFS, AND ASPECTS OF BEGINNING A CARFER IN AGRICULTURE IN GERMANY A PROFESSIONAL PAPER BEVERLY ANN BIANCI 11 Submitted to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas ASM... University in partial fulfillmen of ihe requirements for the degree of MASTER OF AGRICULTURE December 1903 Department of Agricultural Education Agricultural Development OBSERVATION OF A GERMAN FARM FAMILY, THEIR CULTURE AND VALUES, AND ASPECTS...

  3. Free Energy vs Sasaki-Einstein Volume for Infinite Families of M2-Brane Theories

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    Antonio Amariti; Sebastian Franco

    2012-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

    We investigate infinite families of 3d N=2 superconformal Chern-Simons quivers with an arbitrarily large number of gauge groups arising on M2-branes over toric CY_4's. These theories have the same matter content and superpotential of those on D3-branes probing cones over L^{a,b,a} Sasaki-Einstein manifolds. For all these infinite families, we explicitly show the correspondence between the free energy F on S^3 and the volume of the 7-dimensional base of the associated CY_4, even before extremization. Our results add to those existing in the literature, providing further support for the correspondence. We develop a lifting algorithm, based on the Type IIB realization of these theories, that takes from CY_3's to CY_4's and we use it to efficiently generate the models studied in the paper. We also introduce a procedure, based on the mapping between extremal points in the toric diagram (GLSM fields) and chiral fields in the quiver, which systematically translates symmetries of the toric diagram into constraints of the trial R-charges of the quiver, beyond those arising from marginality of the superpotential. This method can be exploited for reducing the dimension of the space of trial R-charges over which the free energy is maximized. Finally, we show that in all the infinite families we consider F^2 can be expressed, even off-shell, as a quartic function in R-charges associated to certain 5-cycles. This suggests that a quartic formula on R-charges, analogous to a similar cubic function for the central charge a in 4d, exists for all toric toric CY_4's and we present some ideas regarding its general form.

  4. Unitary transformations of a family of two-dimensional anharmonic oscillators

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    Francisco M. Fernndez; Javier Garcia

    2014-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

    In this paper we analyze a recent application of perturbation theory by the moment method to a family of two-dimensional anharmonic oscillators. By means of straightforward unitary transformations we show that two of the models studied by the authors are separable. Other is unbounded from below and therefore cannot be successfully treated by perturbation theory unless a complex harmonic frequency is introduced in the renormalization process. We calculate the lowest resonance by means of complex-coordinate rotation and compare its real part with the eigenvalue estimated by the authors. A pair of the remaining oscillators are equivalent as they can be transformed into one another by unitary transformations.

  5. Relationship between selected family and individual characteristics and disclosure experience in a lesbian population

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    Zabaras, Victoria Ann

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for the Study. Rationale of the Study . . . Research Predictions Limitations of the Study. 1 2 4 6 CHAPTER II. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. 10 10 13 Decision 15 Decision 18 an 20 23 26 29 31 Identity Development Lesbian Coming-out Processes... CONTACTED FOR RESPONDENT POOL. 77 APPENDIX 2 ? RESEARCH QUESTIONNAIRE USED IN THE STUDY 78 APPENDIX 3 ? PERMISSION TO USE THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT SCALE 83 APPENDIX 4 ? DATA DEFINITIONS AND RAW DATA. 85 VITA. 123 LIST OF TABLES Page Table 1. Age...

  6. A review of "Familial Forms: Politics and Genealogy in Seventeenth-Century Literature" by Erin Murphy

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    Desroches, Lissa Beauchamp

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ;#30;#31;#23;#17;#25;#26;#30;#31;, #31;#27;. #27;#26;#17;#19;#20;#31; #24;#28;#15;#29;#30;#23;#31;#15;#27;#22;. e family-state analogy in seventeenth-century Britain, speci#14;- cally in terms of its connection to the issues of lineal succession, is the focus of Erin Murphy?s book..., as is any question of bastardy. John Dryden?s Absalom and Achitophel is the subject of chapter 7, and in it Murphy considers how Dryden struggles to recon#14;gure lineal succession in the literal absence of reproduction, in order to support James II...

  7. Family number non-conservation induced by the supersymmetric mixing of scalar leptons

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    Levine, M.J.S.

    1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The most egregious aspect of (N = 1) supersymmetric theories is that each particle state is accompanied by a 'super-partner', a state with identical quantum numbers save that it differs in spin by one half unit. For the leptons these are scalars and are called ''sleptons'', or scalar leptons. These consist of the charged sleptons (selectron, smuon, stau) and the scalar neutrinos ('sneutrinos'). We examine a model of supersymmetry with soft breaking terms in the electroweak sector. Explicit mixing among the scalar leptons results in a number of effects, principally non-conservation of lepton family number. Comparison with experiment permits us to place constraints upon the model. 49 refs., 12 figs.

  8. Philips Light Sources & Electronics is Developing an Efficient, Smaller, Cost-Effective Family of LED Drivers

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    With the help of DOE funding, Philips Light Sources & Electronics is developing a new family of LED drivers that are more efficient and cost-effective as well as smaller in size than currently available drivers. The new drivers are switch-mode power supplies that are similar to today's drivers, but with an improved design. In addition, they have a different topologyboost plus LLCfor wattages of 40W and above, but they retain the commonly used flyback topology at lower wattages.

  9. Families of solutions to the generalized Ginzburg-Landau equation and structural transitions between them

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    Ovchinnikov, Yu. N., E-mail: ovc@itp.ac.ru [Max-Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems (Germany)

    2013-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Solutions to the generalized Ginzburg-Landau equations for superconductors are obtained for a Ginzburg-Landau parameter {kappa} close to unity. The families of solutions with arbitrary number n of flux quanta in a unit cell are analyzed. It is shown that under certain conditions, a cascade of phase transitions between different structures in a magnetic field appears near T{sub c}. Algebraic equations are derived for determining the boundaries of coexistence of different phases on the (T, H{sub 0}) plane.

  10. A new family of metal chalogenide thin film electrodes for photoelectrochemical applications

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    Rajeshwar, K.; Tacconi, N.R. de [Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX (United States)

    1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A new family of metal/semiconductor electrocomposite photoelectrodes is described for photoelectrochemical (PEC) applications. These electrocomposites are prepared from an aqueous dispersion containing the targeted metal (in ionic form) and the semiconductor particles. Electrodeposition of the metal affords a matrix in which the semiconductor particles are occluded. This approach is illustrated for nickel/TiO{sub 2} and nickel/CdS model candidates. The influence of preparation variables (deposition potential, temperature, pH, semiconductor content) on the PEC behavior is described.

  11. How Sedna and family were captured in a close encounter with a solar sibling

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    Jilkova, Lucie; Pijloo, Tjibaria; Hammer, Michael

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The discovery of 2012VP_113 initiated the debate on the origin of the Sedna family of planetesimals in orbit around the Sun. Sednitos roam the outer regions of the Solar System between the Egeworth--Kuiper belt and the Oort cloud, in extraordinary wide (a>150 au) orbits with a large perihelion distance of q>30 au compared to the Earth's (a=1 au and eccentricity e=(1-q/a)~0.0167 or q~1 au). This population is composed of a dozen objects, which we consider a family because they have similar perihelion distance and inclination with respect to the ecliptic i=10--30 deg. They also have similar argument of perihelion of (340+/-55) deg. There is no ready explanation for their origin. Here we show that these orbital parameters are typical for a captured population from the planetesimal disk of another star. Using the orbital parameters of the Sednitos we reconstruct the encounter that led to their capture. We conclude that they might have been captured in a near miss with a 1.8 M_Sun star that impacted the Sun at ~34...

  12. Phylogenetic conservation of the regulatory and functional properties of the Vav oncoprotein family

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    Couceiro, Jose R. [Centro de Investigacion del Cancer and Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular del Cancer, CSIC-University of Salamanca, Campus Unamuno, E-37007 Salamanca (Spain); Martin-Bermudo, Maria D. [Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina 'Lopez-Neyra', CSIC, Ventanilla St. 11, E-18001 Granada (Spain); Bustelo, Xose R. [Centro de Investigacion del Cancer and Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular del Cancer, CSIC-University of Salamanca, Campus Unamuno, E-37007 Salamanca (Spain)]. E-mail: xbustelo@usal.es

    2005-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Vav proteins are phosphorylation-dependent GDP/GTP exchange factors for Rho/Rac GTPases. Despite intense characterization of mammalian Vav proteins both biochemically and genetically, there is little information regarding the conservation of their biological properties in lower organisms. To approach this issue, we have performed a characterization of the regulatory, catalytic, and functional properties of the single Vav family member of Drosophila melanogaster. These analyses have shown that the intramolecular mechanisms controlling the enzyme activity of mammalian Vav proteins are already present in Drosophila, suggesting that such properties have been set up before the divergence between protostomes and deuterostomes during evolution. We also show that Drosophila and mammalian Vav proteins have similar catalytic specificities. As a consequence, Drosophila Vav can trigger oncogenic transformation, morphological change, and enhanced cell motility in mammalian cells. Gain-of-function studies using transgenic flies support the implication of this protein in cytoskeletal-dependent processes such as embryonic dorsal closure, myoblast fusion, tracheal development, and the migration/guidance of different cell types. These results highlight the important roles of Vav proteins in the signal transduction pathways regulating cytoskeletal dynamics. Moreover, they indicate that the foundations for the regulatory and enzymatic activities of this protein family have been set up very early during evolution.

  13. Economics of Condensing Gas Furnaces and Water Heaters Potential in Residential Single Family Homes

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    Lekov, Alex; Franco, Victor; Meyers, Steve

    2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

    Residential space and water heating accounts for over 90percent of total residential primary gas consumption in the United States. Condensing space and water heating equipment are 10-30percent more energy-efficient than conventional space and water heating. Currently, condensing gas furnaces represent 40 percent of shipments and are common in the Northern U.S. market. Meanwhile, manufacturers are planning to develop condensing gas storage water heaters to qualify for Energy Star? certification. Consumers, installers, and builders who make decisions about installing space and water heating equipment generally do not perform an analysis to assess the economic impacts of different combinations and efficiencies of space and water heating equipment. Thus, equipment is often installed without taking into consideration the potential life-cycle economic and energy savings of installing space and water heating equipment combinations. Drawing on previous and current analysis conducted for the United States Department of Energy rulemaking on amended standards for furnaces and water heaters, this paper evaluates the extent to which condensing equipment can provide life-cycle cost-effectiveness in a representative sample of single family American homes. The economic analyses indicate that significant energy savings and consumer benefits may result from large-scale introduction of condensing water heaters combined with condensing furnaces in U.S. residential single-family housing, particularly in the Northern region. The analyses also shows that important benefits may be overlooked when policy analysts evaluate the impact of space and water heating equipment separately.

  14. Fructose-induced aberration of metabolism in familial gout identified by sup 31 P magnetic resonance spectroscopy

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    Seegmiller, J.E. (John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (England) Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)); Dixon, R.M.; Kemp, G.J.; Rajagopalan, B.; Radda, G.K. (John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (England)); Angus, P.W. (John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (England) Austin Hospital, Heidelburg, Victoria (Australia)); McAlindon, T.E.; Dieppe, P. (Univ. of Bristol (England))

    1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The hyperuricemia responsible for the development of gouty arthritis results from a wide range of environmental factors and underlying genetically determined aberrations of metabolism. {sup 31}P magnetic resonance spectroscopy studies of children with hereditary fructose intolerance revealed a readily detectable rise in phosphomonoesters with a marked fall in inorganic phosphate in their liver in vivo and a rise in serum urate in response to very low doses of oral fructose. Parents and some family members heterozygous for this enzyme deficiency showed a similar pattern when given a substantially larger dose of fructose. Three of the nine heterozygotes thus identified also had clinical gout, suggesting the possibility of this defect being a fairly common cause of gout. In the present study this same noninvasive technology was used to identify the same spectral pattern in 2 of the 11 families studied with hereditary gout. In one family, the index patient's three brothers and his mother all showed the fructose-induced abnormality of metabolism, in agreement with the maternal inheritance of metabolism, in agreement with the maternal inheritance of the gout in this family group. The test dose of fructose used produced a significantly larger increment in the concentration of serum urate in the patients showing the changes in {sup 31}P magnetic resonance spectra than in the other patients with familial gout or in nonaffected members, thus suggesting a simpler method for initial screening for the defect.

  15. CBH1 homologs and variant CBH1 cellulases

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    Goedegebuur, Frits (Rozenlaan, NL); Gualfetti, Peter (San Francisco, CA); Mitchinson, Colin (Half Moon Bay, CA); Neefe, Paulien (Zoetermeer, NL)

    2008-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

    Disclosed are a number of homologs and variants of Hypocrea jecorina Cel7A (formerly Trichoderma reesei cellobiohydrolase I or CBH1), nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The homologs and variant cellulases have the amino acid sequence of a glycosyl hydrolase of family 7A wherein one or more amino acid residues are substituted and/or deleted.

  16. Variant humicola grisea CBH1.1

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    Goedegebuur, Frits; Gualfetti, Peter; Mitchinson, Colin; Edmund, Larenas

    2014-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

    Disclosed are variants of Humicola grisea Cel7A (CBH1.1), H. jecorina CBH1 variant or S. thermophilium CBH1, nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The variant cellulases have the amino acid sequence of a glycosyl hydrolase of family 7A wherein one or more amino acid residues are substituted.

  17. Variant Humicola grisea CBH1.1

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    Goedegebuur, Frits; Gualfetti, Peter; Mitchinson, Colin; Larenas, Edmund

    2014-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

    Disclosed are variants of Humicola grisea Cel7A (CBH1.1), H. jecorina CBH1 variant or S. thermophilium CBH1, nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The variant cellulases have the amino acid sequence of a glycosyl hydrolase of family 7A wherein one or more amino acid residues are substituted.

  18. Variant Humicola grisea CBH1.1

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    Goedegeburr, Frits; Gualfetti, Peter; Mitchinson, Colin; Larenas, Edmund

    2013-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

    Disclosed are variants of Humicola grisea Cel7A (CBH1.1), H. jecorina CBH1 variant or S. thermophilium CBH1, nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The variant cellulases have the amino acid sequence of a glycosyl hydrolase of family 7A wherein one or more amino acid residues are substituted.

  19. CBH1 homologs and varian CBH1 cellulase

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    Goedegebuur, Frits; Gualfetti, Peter; Mitchinson, Colin; Neefe, Paulien

    2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Disclosed are a number of homologs and variants of Hypocrea jecorina Cel7A (formerly Trichoderma reesei cellobiohydrolase I or CBH1), nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The homologs and variant cellulases have the amino acid sequence of a glycosyl hydrolase of family 7A wherein one or more amino acid residues are substituted and/or deleted.

  20. Single Dirac Cone Topological Surface State and Unusual Thermoelectric Property of Compounds from a New Topological Insulator Family

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    Chen, Y

    2011-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

    Angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) study on TlBiTe2 and TlBiSe2 from a Thallium-based III-V-VI2 ternary chalcogenides family revealed a single surface Dirac cone at the center of the Brillouin zone for both compounds. For TlBiSe{sub 2}, the large bulk gap ({approx} 200meV) makes it a topological insulator with better mechanical properties than the previous binary 3D topological insualtor family. For TlBiTe{sub 2}, the observed negative bulk gap indicates it as a semi-metal, rather than a narrow gap semi-conductor as conventionally believed; this semi-metality naturally explains its mysteriously small thermoelectric figure of merit comparing to other compounds in the family. Finally, the unique band structures of TlBiTe{sub 2} also suggests it as a candidate for topological superconductors.

  1. Pathways and barriers to genetic testing and screening: Molecular genetics meets the high-risk family. Final report

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    Duster, T.

    1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The proliferation of genetic screening and testing is requiring increasing numbers of Americans to integrate genetic knowledge and interventions into their family life and personal experience. This study examines the social processes that occur as families at risk for two of the most common autosomal recessive diseases, sickle cell disease (SC) and cystic fibrosis (CF), encounter genetic testing. Each of these diseases is found primarily in a different ethnic/racial group (CF in Americans of North European descent and SC in Americans of West African descent). This has permitted them to have a certain additional lens on the role of culture in integrating genetic testing into family life and reproductive planning. A third type of genetic disorder, the thalassemias was added to the sample in order to extent the comparative frame and to include other ethnic and racial groups.

  2. Renormalised Chern-Weil forms associated with families of Dirac operators

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    Jouko Mickelsson; Sylvie Paycha

    2006-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

    We provide local expressions for Chern-Weil type forms built from superconnections associated with families of Dirac operators previously investigated in work by S. Scott and later work by S. Scott and the second author. When the underlying fibration of manifolds is trivial, the even degree forms can be interpreted as renormalised Chern-Weil forms in as far as they coincide with regularised Chern-Weil forms up to residue correction terms. Similarly, a new formula for the curvature of the local fermionic vacuum line bundles is derived using a residue correction term added to the naive curvature formula. We interpret the odd degree Chern-Weil type forms built from superconnections as Wodzicki residues and establish a transgression formula along the lines of known transgression formulae for eta-forms.

  3. Installation guidelines for Solar Heating System, single-family residence at New Castle, Pennsylvania

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    Not Available

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Solar Heating System installer guidelines are provided for each subsystem and includes testing and filling the system. This single-family residential heating system is a solar-assisted, hydronic-to-warm-air system with solar-assisted domestic water heating. It is composed of the following major components: liquid cooled flat plate collectors; water storage tank; passive solar-fired domestic water preheater; electric hot water heater; heat pump with electric backup; solar hot water coil unit; tube-and-shell heat exchanger, three pumps, and associated pipes and valving in an energy transport module; control system; and air-cooled heat purge unit. Information is also provided on the operating procedures, controls, caution requirements, and routine and schedule maintenance. Information consists of written procedures, schematics, detail drawings, pictures and manufacturer's component data.

  4. Mineralogical Characterization of Baptistina Asteroid Family: Implications for K/T Impactor Source

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    Reddy, Vishnu; Lazzaro, Daniela; Michtchenko, Tatiana A; Gaffey, Michael J; Kelley, Michael S; Diniz, Thais Moth; Candal, Alvaro Alvarez; Moskovitz, Nicholas A; Cloutis, Edward A; Ryan, Erin L; 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.08.027

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Bottke et al. (2007) linked the catastrophic formation of Baptistina Asteroid Family (BAF) to the K/T impact event. This linkage was based on dynamical and compositional evidence, which suggested the impactor had a composition similar to CM2 carbonaceous chondrites. However, our recent study (Reddy et al. 2009) suggests that the composition of (298) Baptistina is similar to LL-type ordinary chondrites rather than CM2 carbonaceous chondrites. This rules out any possibility of it being related to the source of the K/T impactor, if the impactor was of CM-type composition. Mineralogical study of asteroids in the vicinity of BAF has revealed a plethora of compositional types suggesting a complex formation and evolution environment. A detailed compositional analysis of 16 asteroids suggests several distinct surface assemblages including ordinary chondrites (Gaffey SIV subtype), primitive achondrites (Gaffey SIII subtype), basaltic achondrites (Gaffey SVII subtype and V-type), and a carbonaceous chondrite. Based on ...

  5. A Family of Uniform Strain Tetrahedral Elements and a Method for Connecting Dissimilar Finite Element Meshes

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    Dohrmann, C.R.; Heinstein, M.W.; Jung, J.; Key, S.W.

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report documents a collection of papers on a family of uniform strain tetrahedral finite elements and their connection to different element types. Also included in the report are two papers which address the general problem of connecting dissimilar meshes in two and three dimensions. Much of the work presented here was motivated by the development of the tetrahedral element described in the report "A Suitable Low-Order, Eight-Node Tetrahedral Finite Element For Solids," by S. W. Key {ital et al.}, SAND98-0756, March 1998. Two basic issues addressed by the papers are: (1) the performance of alternative tetrahedral elements with uniform strain and enhanced uniform strain formulations, and (2) the proper connection of tetrahedral and other element types when two meshes are "tied" together to represent a single continuous domain.

  6. On the design of a family of CI pseudo-random number generators

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    Bahi, Jacques M; Guyeux, Christophe; Wang, Qianxue

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Chaos and its applications in the field of secure communications have attracted a lot of attention. Chaos-based pseudo-random number generators are critical to guarantee security over open networks as the Internet. We have previously demonstrated that it is possible to define such generators with good statistical properties by using a tool called "chaotic iterations", which depends on an iteration function. An approach to find update functions such that the associated generator presents a random-like and chaotic behavior is proposed in this research work. To do so, we use the vectorial Boolean negation as a prototype and explain how to modify this iteration function without deflating the good properties of the associated generator. Simulation results and basic security analysis are then presented to evaluate the randomness of this new family of generators.

  7. Small Molecule Inhibition of the TNF Family Cytokine CD40 Ligand Through a Subunit Fracture Mechanism

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    L Silvian; J Friedman; K Strauch; T Cachero; E Day; F Qian; B Cunningham; A Fung; L Sun; et al.

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    BIO8898 is one of several synthetic organic molecules that have recently been reported to inhibit receptor binding and function of the constitutively trimeric tumor necrosis factor (TNF) family cytokine CD40 ligand (CD40L, aka CD154). Small molecule inhibitors of protein-protein interfaces are relatively rare, and their discovery is often very challenging. Therefore, to understand how BIO8898 achieves this feat, we characterized its mechanism of action using biochemical assays and X-ray crystallography. BIO8898 inhibited soluble CD40L binding to CD40-Ig with a potency of IC{sub 50} = 25 {mu}M and inhibited CD40L-dependent apoptosis in a cellular assay. A co-crystal structure of BIO8898 with CD40L revealed that one inhibitor molecule binds per protein trimer. Surprisingly, the compound binds not at the surface of the protein but by intercalating deeply between two subunits of the homotrimeric cytokine, disrupting a constitutive protein-protein interface and breaking the protein's 3-fold symmetry. The compound forms several hydrogen bonds with the protein, within an otherwise hydrophobic binding pocket. In addition to the translational splitting of the trimer, binding of BIO8898 was accompanied by additional local and longer-range conformational perturbations of the protein, both in the core and in a surface loop. Binding of BIO8898 is reversible, and the resulting complex is stable and does not lead to detectable dissociation of the protein trimer. Our results suggest that a set of core aromatic residues that are conserved across a subset of TNF family cytokines might represent a generic hot-spot for the induced-fit binding of trimer-disrupting small molecules.

  8. VARIATIONS OF TRICHOMES IN FAMILY ACANTHACEAE W.S.R. TO KALMEGH A MICROMORPHOLOGICAL AND MICROMETRIC STUDY

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    Pharmaceutical Sciences; Switu Jani; Harisha C. R; Bhupesh R. Patel; Trichomes Sessile; Switu Jani; Dravyaguna Department

    All taxonomists are familiar with diversity of external hairs. Whole families may frequently be recognised by the occurrence of one or more distinctive types of hair. In other cases, species and genera can also be recognised on the basis of structure of hair. Smaller variations in size and density should be treated as a basis for the separation of closely related genera and species only after exhaustive investigation of wide range of material. The present study is undertaken with 7 species of the family to establish the nature, type and it variations. Kalmegha shows multicellular warty trichomes, glandular multicellular sessile trichomes; in Vasa multicellular simple and sessile multicellular head sessile trichomes was observed.

  9. The role of the school social worker in family involvement as identified by family specialists and parents in selected title 1 schools in north east independent school district in san antonio, texas

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    Canada, Gloria Lou

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    as reported by parents and family specialists, who are participants of the Parent Academy at the selected Title I elementary schools in the North East ISD, in San Antonio, Texas? The results of this study strongly supported that the variables of open...

  10. Calculations of optical properties of the tetraphenyl-X family of isomorphous crystals (X ~ C, Si, Ge, Sn, Pb){

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    Kaminsky, Werner

    Paper Calculations of optical properties of the tetraphenyl-X family of isomorphous crystals (X ~ C to determine how small structural changes become manifest in the optical properties of crystals we used classical dipoledipole interaction calculations to estimate the linear birefringence and optical rotatory

  11. The dynamical evolution of dwarf planet (136108) Haumea's collisional family: General properties and implications for the trans-Neptunian belt

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    Lykawka, Patryk Sofia; Mukai, Tadashi; Nakamura, Akiko M

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Recently, the first collisional family was identified in the trans-Neptunian belt. The family consists of Haumea and at least ten other ~100km-sized trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) located in the region a = 42 - 44.5 AU. In this work, we model the long-term orbital evolution of an ensemble of fragments representing hypothetical post-collision distributions at the time of the family's birth. We consider three distinct scenarios, in which the kinetic energy of dispersed particles were varied such that their mean ejection velocities (veje) were of order 200 m/s, 300 m/s and 400 m/s, respectively. Each simulation considered resulted in collisional families that reproduced that currently observed. The results suggest that 60-75% of the fragments created in the collision will remain in the trans-Neptunian belt, even after 4 Gyr of dynamical evolution. The surviving particles were typically concentrated in wide regions of orbital element space centred on the initial impact location, with their orbits spread across a ...

  12. The CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship and CSUF Center for Family Business present: "Patent Trolls and Other IP-Related Threats

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    de Lijser, Peter

    The CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship and CSUF Center for Family Business present: "Patent Trolls, 22, 2014 6:00pm (reception begins at 5:30pm) If you think that patent trolling is an issue that affects only large corporations, think again. Small businesses like yours are often targeted by patent

  13. The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 Family history resources in Special Collections

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    Pym, David J.

    guide The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 Family history of Aberdeen Bedford Road Aberdeen AB24 3AA Tel. (01224) 272598 E­mail: speclib@abdn.ac.uk Website: www are unable to carry out extended, or general, searches through material. Where we cannot carry out your

  14. Path integral treatment of a family of super-integrable systems in n-dimensional Euclidean space

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    M. T. Chefrour; F. Benamira; L. Guechi; S. Mameri

    2003-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

    The exact path integration for a family of maximally super-integrable systems generalizing the hydrogen atom in the $n$-dimensional Euclidean space is presented. The Green's function is calculated in parabolic rotational and spherical coordinate systems. The energy spectrum and the correctly normalized wave functions of the bound states are obtained from the poles of the Green's function and their residues, respectively.

  15. By: Leif Karlsson, ESAB AB, Gothenburg. The large and steadily growing family of stainless steels can offer unique combina-

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    Cambridge, University of

    to devel- op the duplex stainless steels into readily weldable materials. The last two decades have seenBy: Leif Karlsson, ESAB AB, Gothenburg. The large and steadily growing family of stainless steels into an increasing number of applications. This review briefly summarises the history of stainless steel development

  16. Measured energy savings and economics of retrofitting existing single- family homes: An update of the BECA-B database

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    Cohen, S.D.; Goldman, C.A.; Harris, J.P.

    1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    These appendices are the companion volume to report number LBL--28147 Vol.1, with the same title. The summary data tables include physical characteristics, energy consumption, savings, and the retrofit measures installed and their costs for each retrofit project. Each existing single family residential building'' retrofit project in the BECA-B database is described. 99 refs. (BM)

  17. The MPH Faculty -Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences Joel Ager, PhD Division of Population Health Sciences

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    Cinabro, David

    The MPH Faculty - Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences Joel Ager, PhD Division of Population Health Sciences Bengt Arnetz, MD, PhD, MPH Director, Div. of Occupational & Environ. Health Judith Arnetz, PhD Division of Occupational & Environmental Health David Bassett, PhD Graduate Student Officer

  18. Representing Process Variation with a Process Family Borislava I. Simidchieva, Lori A. Clarke, and Leon J. Osterweil

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    Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

    Representing Process Variation with a Process Family Borislava I. Simidchieva, Lori A. Clarke. The formalization of process definitions has been an invaluable aid in many domains. However, noticeable variations in processes start to emerge as precise details are added to process definitions. While each such variation

  19. Glycosyl tetrazoles as glycosyl donors for the synthesis of 2-deoxy glycosides

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    Falahatpisheh, Nikoo

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Substituent. . Model System of PI-080 . 15 16 21 38 A. 1 The 200 MHz tH NMR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole Sa in CDC13. A. lb The 50 MHz tsC NMR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole Sa in CDC13. A. lc The IR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole Sa in CHC13 65... 66 67 A. 2 The 200 MHz tH NMR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole 8b in CDC13 68 A. 2b The 50 MHz 13C NMR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole 8b in CDC13 . . A. 2c The IR Spectrum of Glycosyl Tetrazole 8b in CHCIg...

  20. Structural characterization of a family of cytochromes c{sub 7} involved in Fe(III) respiration by Geobacter sulfurreducens.

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    Pokkuluri, P. R.; Londer, Y. Y.; Yang, X.; Duke, N. E. C.; Erickson, J.; Orshonsky, V.; Johnson, G.; Schiffer, M.; Biosciences Division

    2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Periplasmic cytochromes c{sub 7} are important in electron transfer pathway(s) in Fe(III) respiration by Geobacter sulfurreducens. The genome of G. sulfurreducens encodes a family of five 10-kDa, three-heme cytochromes c{sub 7}. The sequence identity between the five proteins (designated PpcA, PpcB, PpcC, PpcD, and PpcE) varies between 45% and 77%. Here, we report the high-resolution structures of PpcC, PpcD, and PpcE determined by X-ray diffraction. This new information made it possible to compare the sequences and structures of the entire family. The triheme cores are largely conserved but are not identical. We observed changes, due to different crystal packing, in the relative positions of the hemes between two molecules in the crystal. The overall protein fold of the cytochromes is similar. The structure of PpcD differs most from that of the other homologs, which is not obvious from the sequence comparisons of the family. Interestingly, PpcD is the only cytochrome c{sub 7} within the family that has higher abundance when G. sulfurreducens is grown on insoluble Fe(III) oxide compared to ferric citrate. The structures have the highest degree of conservation around 'heme IV'; the protein surface around this heme is positively charged in all of the proteins, and therefore all cytochromes c{sub 7} could interact with similar molecules involving this region. The structures and surface characteristics of the proteins near the other two hemes, 'heme I' and 'heme III', differ within the family. The above observations suggest that each of the five cytochromes c{sub 7} could interact with its own redox partner via an interface involving the regions of heme I and/or heme III; this provides a possible rationalization for the existence of five similar proteins in G. sulfurreducens.

  1. Taxonomy of asteroid families among the Jupiter Trojans: Comparison between spectroscopic data and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey colors

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    F. Roig; A. O. Ribeiro; R. Gil-Hutton

    2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We present a comparative analysis of the spectral slope and color distributions of Jupiter Trojans, with particular attention to asteroid families. We use a sample of data from the Moving Object Catalogue of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, together with spectra obtained from several surveys. A first sample of 349 observations, corresponding to 250 Trojan asteroids, were extracted from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and we also extracted from the literature a second sample of 91 spectra, corresponding to 71 Trojans. The spectral slopes were computed by means of a least-squares fit to a straight line of the fluxes obtained from the Sloan observations in the first sample, and of the rebinned spectra in the second sample. In both cases the reflectance fluxes/spectra were renormalized to 1 at 6230 $\\textrm{\\AA}$. We found that the distribution of spectral slopes among Trojan asteroids shows a bimodality. About 2/3 of the objects have reddish slopes compatible with D-type asteroids, while the remaining bodies show less reddish colors compatible with the P-type and C-type classifications. The members of asteroid families also show a bimodal distribution with a very slight predominance of D-type asteroids, but the background is clearly dominated by the D-types. The L4 and L5 swarms show different distributions of spectral slopes, and bimodality is only observed in L4. These differences can be attributed to the asteroid families since the backgraound asteroids show the same slope distribtuions in both swarms. The analysis of individual families indicates that the families in L5 are taxonomically homogeneous, but in L4 they show a mixture of taxonomic types. We discuss a few scenarios that might help to interpret these results.

  2. Revised March 18, 2013 The priority for booking events in the Gallery Hall of the Taylor Family Digital Library is given to

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    Habib, Ayman

    Digital Library is given to events that enhance student learning and student success, support the goals to accommodate week long bookings. The Taylor Family Digital Library is not a conference services facilities. We spaces and technologies within the Taylor Family Digital Library. Arrangements for conference related

  3. EMSL Research and Capability Development Proposals Modeling-Assisted Growth of New Multiferroics in the MTiO3 (M = Fe, Mn, Ni) Family as

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    in the MTiO3 (M = Fe, Mn, Ni) Family as Epitaxial Thin Films Project start date: July, 2011 EMSL Lead-quality epitaxial films of new multiferroic materials in the MTiO3 family by taking advantage of EMSL's oxide

  4. Primary cosmic ray chemical composition in the energy region around 10**16 eV investigated by means of gamma-hadron families

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    Maia Kalmakhelidze; Nina Roinishvili; Manana Svanidze

    2001-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Primary Cosmic Ray Chemical Composition is investigated in energy region close to 10**16 eV. Studies are based on comparisons of gamma-hadron families observed by Pamir and Pamir-Chacaltaya Collaboration, with families generated by means of quasi-scaling model MC0. It is shown, that all characteristics of observed families, including their intensity, are in a very good agreement with simulated event properties at the normal chemical composition and are in disagreement at heavy dominant compositions. Code CORSICA with VENUS and DPM models also contradicts with experimental data of families. One- and multi-dimensional methods of recognition of Fe-like families is worked up and approved. They are based on family characteristics sensitive to atomic number of induced nuclei and are not correlated between each others. It is shown that the fraction of Fe-like families is consistent with the normal chemical composition and strongly contradicts to heavy dominant ones. The success of MC0 model, in description of families properties, is due to large inelasticity coefficient of soft interactions at superhigh energies.

  5. Family and Child Sciences This sheet has sample occupations, work settings, employers, and career development activities associated with this major. Some of these

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    Ronquist, Fredrik

    Settings Adoption Agencies Boys and Girls Clubs Child Abuse Centers Child Care Centers Church Schools Scientist Caseworker Child Advocate Child Care Consultant Child Care Worker Child Life Specialist Consultant Family Life Educator Family Planning Counselor Foster Care Case Manager Head Start Teacher Health

  6. User's manual for SMACS: a family of codes for probabilistic structural analysis

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    Bumpus, S; Shukla, S N; O'Connell, W J; Gerhard, M A

    1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    SMACS is a code which links the seismic input, soil-structure interaction and structural response calculations to obtain response vectors, which in turn are used as input for risk analysis. Inherently, there are uncertainties involved in various links of the seismic methodology chain. SMACS incorporates the uncertainty in the seismic input by using a suite of possible earthquakes. Uncertainties in the soil-structure interaction (SSI) are incorporated by using a range of values of soil shear modulus and soil material damping at a given site. Similarly a range of probable values of modal frequency and damping of the structure are used to account for uncertainties in structural modelling. The following pre-processor codes are available, as a package, to create necessary input files for the SMACS program: SIMQ (for generating seimic input); GLAY and CLAF (for soil-structure interaction analysis); and SAP4 (for modal analysis of the structures). The post-processor codes available are: PRESTO (to plot probability distributions for the response vectors or basic events); and CHANGO (to plot comparisons of basic events from different analyses). The code, SMACS, and the nature of the problem it solves are discussed. The way that SMACS is executed is explained. Manuals are provided that explain how to create the necessary input files for different subprograms of the SMACS family. An example problem illustrating an SSI analysis for a containment structure is presented.

  7. Perfect Computational Equivalence between Quantum Turing Machines and Finitely Generated Uniform Quantum Circuit Families

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    Harumichi Nishimura; Masanao Ozawa

    2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

    In order to establish the computational equivalence between quantum Turing machines (QTMs) and quantum circuit families (QCFs) using Yao's quantum circuit simulation of QTMs, we previously introduced the class of uniform QCFs based on an infinite set of elementary gates, which has been shown to be computationally equivalent to the polynomial-time QTMs (with appropriate restriction of amplitudes) up to bounded error simulation. This result implies that the complexity class BQP introduced by Bernstein and Vazirani for QTMs equals its counterpart for uniform QCFs. However, the complexity classes ZQP and EQP for QTMs do not appear to equal their counterparts for uniform QCFs. In this paper, we introduce a subclass of uniform QCFs, the finitely generated uniform QCFs, based on finite number of elementary gates and show that the class of finitely generated uniform QCFs is perfectly equivalent to the class of polynomial-time QTMs; they can exactly simulate each other. This naturally implies that BQP as well as ZQP and EQP equal the corresponding complexity classes of the finitely generated uniform QCFs.

  8. Computational Complexity of Uniform Quantum Circuit Families and Quantum Turing Machines

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    Harumichi Nishimura; Masanao Ozawa

    2000-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Deutsch proposed two sorts of models of quantum computers, quantum Turing machines (QTMs) and quantum circuit families (QCFs). In this paper we explore the computational powers of these models and re-examine the claim of the computational equivalence of these models often made in the literature without detailed investigations. For this purpose, we formulate the notion of the codes of QCFs and the uniformity of QCFs by the computability of the codes. Various complexity classes are introduced for QTMs and QCFs according to constraints on the error probability of algorithms or transition amplitudes. Their interrelations are examined in detail. For Monte Carlo algorithms, it is proved that the complexity classes based on uniform QCFs are identical with the corresponding classes based on QTMs. However, for Las Vegas algorithms, it is still open whether the two models are equivalent. We indicate the possibility that they are not equivalent. In addition, we give a complete proof of the existence of a universal QTM simulating multi-tape QTMs efficiently. We also examine the simulation of various types of QTMs such as multi-tape QTMs, single tape QTMs, stationary, normal form QTMs (SNQTMs), and QTMs with the binary tapes. As a result, we show that these QTMs are computationally equivalent one another as computing models implementing not only Monte Carlo algorithms but exact (or error-free) ones.

  9. HTGR Technology Family Assessment for a Range of Fuel Cycle Missions

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    Steven J. Piet; Samuel E. Bays; Nick Soelberg

    2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report examines how the HTGR technology family can provide options for the once through, modified open cycle (MOC), or full recycle fuel cycle strategies. The HTGR can serve all the fuel cycle missions that an LWR can; both are thermal reactors. Additional analyses are warranted to determine if HTGR full recycle service could provide improved consumption of transuranic (TRU) material than LWRs (as expected), to analyze the unique proliferation resistance issues associated with the pebble bed approach, and to further test and analyze methods to separate TRISO-coated fuel particles from graphite and/or to separate used HTGR fuel meat from its TRISO coating. The feasibility of these two separation issues is not in doubt, but further R&D could clarify and reduce the cost and enable options not adequately explored at present. The analyses here and the now-demonstrated higher fuel burnup tests (after the illustrative designs studied here) should enable future MOC and full recycle HTGR concepts to more rapidly consume TRU, thereby offering waste management advantages. Interest in limited separation or minimum fuel treatment separation approaches motivates study of impurity-tolerant fuel fabrication. Several issues are outside the scope of this report, including the following: thorium fuel cycles, gas-cooled fast reactors, the reliability of TRISO-coated particles (billions in a reactor), and how soon any new reactor or fuel type could be licensed and then deployed and therefore impact fuel cycle performance measures.

  10. Group Action Planning as a Support Strategy for Hispanic Families: Parent and Professional Perspectives

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    Blue-Banning, Martha; Turnbull, Ann P.; Pereira, Lourdes

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    .e., rural, suburban, and urban); and age of individuals with disabilities (i.e., 8 to 26 years). Table 1 presents family de- mographic information. The professional sample consisted of 22 professionals (i.e., teacher, school counselor, social worker...G75G72G6EG62G75G6CG6CG2CG20G41G2EG50G2EG2CG20G26G20G50G65G72G65G69G72G61G2CG20G4CG2EG20G28G32G30G30G30G29G2EG20G20G47G72G6FG75G70G20G41G63G74G69G6FG6EG20G50G6CG61G6EG6EG69G6EG67G20G61G73G20G61G20G73G75G70G70G6FG72G74G20G73G74G72G61G74G65G67G79G20G66G...

  11. HTGR Technology Family Assessment for a Range of Fuel Cycle Missions

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    Steven J. Piet; Samuel E. Bays; Nick R. Soelberg

    2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report examines how the HTGR technology family can provide options for the once through, modified open cycle (MOC), or full recycle fuel cycle strategies. The HTGR can serve all the fuel cycle missions that an LWR can; both are thermal reactors. Additional analyses are warranted to determine if HTGR full recycle service could provide improved consumption of transuranic (TRU) material than LWRs (as expected), to analyze the unique proliferation resistance issues associated with the pebble bed approach, and to further test and analyze methods to separate TRISO-coated fuel particles from graphite and/or to separate used HTGR fuel meat from its TRISO coating. The feasibility of these two separation issues is not in doubt, but further R&D could clarify and reduce the cost and enable options not adequately explored at present. The analyses here and the now-demonstrated higher fuel burnup tests (after the illustrative designs studied here) should enable future MOC and full recycle HTGR concepts to more rapidly consume TRU, thereby offering waste management advantages. Interest in limited separation or minimum fuel treatment separation approaches motivates study of impurity-tolerant fuel fabrication.

  12. Solution structure of Archaeglobus fulgidis peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase (Pth2) provides evidence

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    Powers, Robert

    , and Northeast Struc- tural Genomics Consortium, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA 3 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and Northeast Structural Genomics, and Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA 6 Biological

  13. Elucidating the chemical and thermal unfolding profiles of organophosphorus hydrolase and increasing its operational stability

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    Armstrong, Charles David

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    well populated and active intermediate that displayed maximal activity. Similarly, the enzyme displayed maximal activity when incubated at 1.0 M urea. The regions of the enzyme, which became accessible to proteolysis at 45 C and 1 M urea, were...

  14. Characterization of a bifunctional cell wall hydrolase in the mobile genetic element ICEBsJ

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    DeWitt, Tyler A. (Tyler Anderson)

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Integrative and conjugative elements (ICEs) are mobile genetic elements that are normally found stably integrated into bacterial chromosomes, but under certain situations can excise and transfer to a recipient cell through ...

  15. Use of a Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitor in Smoke-Induced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    of the lungs character- ized by progressive and largely irreversible airflow limitation attribu- table) to reduce lung injury and inflammation after subacute exposure to tobacco smoke over a period of 4 weeks lavage. sEHI t-TUCB suppressed IFN-g, while improving lung function by reducing tobacco smoke

  16. Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase prevents renal interstitial fibrosis and inflammation

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    ). Regardless of the disease etiology, including hypertension and diabetes, tubulointerstitial fibrogenesis

  17. Inhibition of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Attenuates High-Fat-DietInduced Hepatic Steatosis by Reduced

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    such as diabetes, coronary heart disease and fatty liver disease [1]. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD

  18. Soluble epoxide hydrolase: Gene structure, expression and deletion Todd R. Harris, Bruce D. Hammock

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    physiological role in disease states such as cardiac hypertrophy, diabetes, hypertension, and pain sEH is being

  19. Mechanism of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase FORMATION OF AN -HYDROXY ESTER-ENZYME INTERMEDIATE THROUGH Asp-333*

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    -1,3-diphenylpropene oxide (tDPPO) and cis-9,10-epoxystearic acid were syn- thesized and used that Asp-333 of sEH exhibited an increased mass. The attack by Asp-333 initiates enzymatic activity, lead selectivity for cyclic and arene oxides (46). A great deal of work has provided a clear picture of the regio

  20. ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 131,273-282 (1983) Radiometric Assays for Mammalian Epoxide Hydrolases

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    ) by gas-liquid chromatography. Radiolabeled stilbene oxides were pre- pared by sodium borotritide in the aqueous phase. The cytosolic EH rapidly hydrates the tram isomer while the cis is very poorly hydrated, California 9252 1. ' Abbreviations used: TLC, thin-layer chromatogra- phy; GLC, gas-liquid chromatography

  1. Synthesis and structureactivity relationship of piperidine-derived non-urea soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    activity detected in vari- ous species ranging from plants to mammals.1 In humans it is mostly located of olefin bonds of arachidonic acid generating EETs.5 EETs exhibit vasodilatory effects in various arteries6

  2. Characterization of mouse UDP-glucose pyrophosphatase, a Nudix hydrolase encoded by the Nudt14 gene

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    Heyen, Candy A.; Tagliabracci, Vincent S.; Zhai, Lanmin [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 (United States)] [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 (United States); Roach, Peter J., E-mail: proach@iupui.edu [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 (United States)

    2009-12-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Recombinant mouse UDP-glucose pyrophosphatase (UGPPase), encoded by the Nudt14 gene, was produced in Escherichia coli and purified close to homogeneity. The enzyme catalyzed the conversion of [{beta}-{sup 32}P]UDP-glucose to [{sup 32}P]glucose-1-P and UMP, confirming that it hydrolyzed the pyrophosphate of the nucleoside diphosphate sugar to generate glucose-1-P and UMP. The enzyme was also active toward ADP-ribose. Activity is dependent on the presence of Mg{sup 2+} and was greatest at alkaline pH above 8. Kinetic analysis indicated a K{sub m} of {approx}4 mM for UDP-glucose and {approx}0.3 mM for ADP-ribose. Based on V{sub max}/K{sub m} values, the enzyme was {approx}20-fold more active toward ADP-ribose. UGPPase behaves as a dimer in solution and can be cross-linked to generate a species of M{sub r} 54,000 from a monomer of 30,000 as judged by SDS-PAGE. The dimerization was not affected by the presence of glucose-1-P or UDP-glucose. Using antibodies raised against the recombinant protein, Western analysis indicated that UGPPase was widely expressed in mouse tissues, including skeletal muscle, liver, kidney, heart, lung, fat, heart and pancreas with a lower level in brain. It was generally present as a doublet when analyzed by SDS-PAGE, suggesting the occurrence of some form of post-translational modification. Efforts to interconvert the species by adding or inhibiting phosphatase activity were unsuccessful, leaving the nature of the modification unknown. Sequence alignments and database searches revealed related proteins in species as distant as Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans.

  3. Upregulation of soluble epoxide hydrolase in proximal tubular cells mediated proteinuria-induced renal damage

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    -induced renal damage Qian Wang,1,3 * Wei Pang,2 * Zhuan Cui,1 Junbao Shi,1 Yan Liu,2 Bo Liu,2 Yunfeng Zhou,2- lase in proximal tubular cells mediated proteinuria-induced renal damage. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. To investigate the role of sEH in proteinuria-induced renal damage, we incubated purified urine protein from

  4. Peptidyl-urea based inhibitors of soluble epoxide hydrolases Christophe Morisseau,a

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    crystal lattice energies as indicated by their high melting point, and also have limited sol- ubility-urea sEH inhibitors without loss of activity.9 Such modifica- tions give the new inhibitors better

  5. Soluble epoxide hydrolase regulates hematopoietic progenitor cell function via generation of fatty

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    formation), but the sEH products 12,13-dihydroxyoctadecenoic acid (12,13-DiHOME) and 11,12- dihydroxyeicosatrienoic acid stimulated canonical Wnt signaling and rescued the effects of sEH inhibition. In murine bone either the restoration of bone marrow sEH activity or treatment with 12,13-DiHOME. Thus, sEH activity

  6. A Catalytic Mechanism for Cysteine N-Terminal Nucleophile Hydrolases, as Revealed by Free Energy Simulations

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    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    from QM/MM free energy simulations. J Phys Chem B 114:as Revealed by Free Energy Simulations Alessio Lodola 1 ,study, we used free energy simulations in the quantum

  7. Pest Management Science Pest Manag Sci 64:594609 (2008) Gerry Brooks and epoxide hydrolases: four

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    INTRODUCTION TO, AND HISTORY OF, EPOXIDE HYDRATION This article is somewhat outside the usual scope of Pest,2 In particular, Gerry worked with the cyclodiene insecticides. These compounds had a major positive impact of the environmental movement leading to the establishment of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

  8. Role of Family Satisfaction in Predicting Life Satisfaction Trajectories Over the First Five Years Following Acquired Disability

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    Herna?ndez, Caitlin Louise

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    INTRODUCTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH Incidence of Traumatic Injuries Traumatic injury impacts thousands of people each year, altering the course of their lives and the lives of their families physically, emotionally, socially, and economically.... The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (2008) estimates that approximately 12,000 people sustain a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) each year in the United States, with over 200,000 people currently living with an SCI. The number of traumatic injuries...

  9. Statewide Electricity and Demand Capacity Savings from the Implementation of IECC Code in Texas: Analysis for Single-Family Residences

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    Kim, H.; Baltazar, J.C.; Haberl, J.; Lewis, C.; Yazdani, B.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    STATEWIDE ELECTRICITY AND DEMAND CAPACITY SAVINGS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION OF IECC CODE IN TEXAS: ANALYSIS FOR SINGLE?FAMILY RESIDENCES 11th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations New York City, October 18 ? 20, 2011 Hyojin...&M University System Statewide Electricity and Demand Savings from the IECC Code in TX 11th ICEBO Conference Oct. 18 ? 20, 2011 2 Outline Introduction Methodology Base?Case Building Results Summary Statewide Electricity and Demand Savings from the IECC...

  10. Identification of protein binding sites in the promoter regions of a light-responsive gene family in a cyanobacterium

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    Mueller, Ulrich Wolfgang

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    binding sites were characterized that display some interdependence for protein binding ability. One binding site was identified as the primary sequence required for protein binding to the second site. Mutations were introduced into the first binding...lment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Biology ZDIBlTZPZCATION OP PROTEIN BINDINQ SITES IN TEB PROMOTER REGIONS OP A LIGHT RESPONSIVE SBBB FAMILY IN A CYANOBACTBRZUM A Thesis by ULRICH WOLFGANG...

  11. A Family of Symmetric Linear Multistep Methods for the Numerical Solution of the Schroedinger Equation and Related Problems

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    Anastassi, Z. A. [Department of Finance and Auditing, School of Management and Economics, Technological Educational Institute of Kalamata, GR-241 00 Antikalamos (Greece); Simos, T. E. [Laboratory of Computational Sciences, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Peloponnese, GR-22 100 Tripolis (Greece)

    2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    We develop a new family of explicit symmetric linear multistep methods for the efficient numerical solution of the Schroedinger equation and related problems with oscillatory solution. The new methods are trigonometrically fitted and have improved intervals of periodicity as compared to the corresponding classical method with constant coefficients and other methods from the literature. We also apply the methods along with other known methods to real periodic problems, in order to measure their efficiency.

  12. The effects of self-deception and family environment on the internalization of societal standards of thinness

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    Lee, Melissa Ann

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    THE EFFECTS OF SELF-DECEPTION AND FAMILY ENVIRONMFNT ON THE INTERNALIZATION OF SOCIETAL STANDARDS OF THINNESS A Senior Honors Thesis bv MELISSA ANN LEE Submitted to the Ol'fice of Honors and Programs &Academic Scholarships Texas A... Senior Honors Thesis by MELISSA A. LEE Submitted to the Office of Honors and Programs AAcademic Scholarships Texas A@M University in partial fullillment of the requirements of the UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS Approved as to style...

  13. Status orientations toward family development: A racial comparison of adolescent girls from low-income rural areas.

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    Obordo, Angelita Sauco

    1968-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ~ To my parents without whose many sacrifices this thetis would not have been possible, I extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation. Finally, I am grateful to my husband, Romeo, for his encouragement and understanding throughout the duration of my... and Measurements ~ . Age at Marriage Family Size . ~ Husband's Income . . . ~ ~ Husband's Job ? Work After Marriage ~ Social Class Heasure ~ . . . , . ~ Outline of Analysis ~ . Data Processing and Statistical Analysis ~ . . ~ 4 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 20 20 21...

  14. Modes of Action and Functions of ERECTA-family Receptor-like Kinases in Plant Organ Growth and Development

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    TORII, Keiko U.

    2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Higher plants constitute the central resource for renewable lignocellulose biomass that can supplement for the world's depleting stores of fossil fuels. As such, understanding the molecular and genetic mechanisms of plant organ growth will provide key knowledge and genetic resources that enables manipulation of plant biomass feedstock for better growth and productivity. The goal of this proposal is to understand how cell proliferation and growth are coordinated during aboveground organ morphogenesis, and how cell-cell signaling mediated by a family of receptor kinases coordinates plant organogenesis. The well-established model plant Arabidopsis thaliana is used for our research to facilitate rapid progress. Specifically, we focus on how ERECTA-family leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases (LRR-RLKs) interact in a synergistic manner to promote organogenesis and pattern formation in Arabidopsis. This project was highly successful, resulted in fourteen publications including nine peer-reviewed original research articles. One provisional US patent has been filed through this DOE funding. We have addressed the critical roles for a family of receptor kinases in coordinating proliferation and differentiation of plants, and we successfully elucidated the downstream targets of this signaling pathway in specifying stomatal patterning.

  15. A review of "The Arms of the Family: The Significance of John Miltons Relatives and Associates" by John T. Shawcross

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    Brand, Clinton

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    r e v i e w s 137 John T. Shawcross. The Arms of the Family: The Significance of John Milton?s Relatives and Associates. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. vii + 304 pp. $45.00. Review by Cl i n t o n Br a n d , Un i v e r s i... t y o f st. th o m a s . Family matters matter, argues John Shawcross, because families matter, even for a figure so redoubtable, so fiercely independent as John Milton. Though Milton may have been ?a sect of one? in his religious and political...

  16. Role of a cysteine residue in the active site of ERK and the MAPKK family

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    Ohori, Makoto [Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokodai 5-2-3, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2698 (Japan); Kinoshita, Takayoshi [Department of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka Prefecture University, Gakuencho 1-1, Sakai, Osaka 599-8531 (Japan); Yoshimura, Seiji [Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokodai 5-2-3, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2698 (Japan); Warizaya, Masaichi [Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokodai 5-2-3, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2698 (Japan); Nakajima, Hidenori [Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokodai 5-2-3, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2698 (Japan)]. E-mail: hidenori.nakajima@jp.astellas.com; Miyake, Hiroshi [Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokodai 5-2-3, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2698 (Japan)

    2007-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

    Kinases of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascades, including extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK), represent likely targets for pharmacological intervention in proliferative diseases. Here, we report that FR148083 inhibits ERK2 enzyme activity and TGF{beta}-induced AP-1-dependent luciferase expression with respective IC{sub 50} values of 0.08 and 0.05 {mu}M. FR265083 (1'-2' dihydro form) and FR263574 (1'-2' and 7'-8' tetrahydro form) exhibited 5.5-fold less and no activity, respectively, indicating that both the {alpha},{beta}-unsaturated ketone and the conformation of the lactone ring contribute to this inhibitory activity. The X-ray crystal structure of the ERK2/FR148083 complex revealed that the compound binds to the ATP binding site of ERK2, involving a covalent bond to S{gamma} of ERK2 Cys166, hydrogen bonds with the backbone NH of Met108, N{zeta} of Lys114, backbone C=O of Ser153, N{delta}2 of Asn154, and hydrophobic interactions with the side chains of Ile31, Val39, Ala52, and Leu156. The covalent bond motif in the ERK2/FR148083 complex assures that the inhibitor has high activity for ERK2 and no activity for other MAPKs such as JNK1 and p38MAPK{alpha}/{beta}/{gamma}/{delta} which have leucine residues at the site corresponding to Cys166 in ERK2. On the other hand, MEK1 and MKK7, kinases of the MAPKK family which also can be inhibited by FR148083, contain a cysteine residue corresponding to Cys166 of ERK2. The covalent binding to the common cysteine residue in the ATP-binding site is therefore likely to play a crucial role in the inhibitory activity for these MAP kinases. These findings on the molecular recognition mechanisms of FR148083 for kinases with Cys166 should provide a novel strategy for the pharmacological intervention of MAPK cascades.

  17. Statewide Electricity and Demand Capacity Savings from the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Adoption for Single-Family Residences in Texas (2002-2011)

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    Kim, H.; Baltazar, J. C.; Haberl, J. S.; Yazdani, B.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report is the continuation of the previous 2011 Statewide Electricity Savings report from code-compliant, single-family residences built between 2002 and 2009. Statewide electricity and electric demand savings achieved from the adoption...

  18. Childhood IQ of parents related to characteristics of their offspring: linking the Scottish Mental Survey 1932 to the Midspan Family Study

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    Hart, C L; Deary, Ian J; Davey Smith, G; Upton, M N; Whalley, Lawrence J; Starr, John M; Hole, D J; Wilson, V; Watt, G C M

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between childhood IQ of parents and characteristics of their adult offspring. It was a prospective family cohort study linked to a mental ability survey of the ...

  19. "This is the fluffy robot that only speaks French" : language use between preschoolers, their families, and a social robot while sharing virtual toys

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    Freed, Natalie Anne

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis proposes an approach to language learning for preschool aged children using social robots as conversation partners within a shared play context for children and their families. It addresses an underserved age ...

  20. Impact of Physical Environment of a Rehabilitation Facility on the Social Support and Interaction Patterns of Spinal Cord Injury Patients and their Family and Friends: A Naturalistic Inquiry

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    Setya, Nidhi

    2014-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Previous research has demonstrated the positive effects of family and friends support on the overall well-being of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) rehabilitation patients. This study explores the ways in which physical environment can provide for social...