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Control systems under attack?  

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The enormous growth of the Internet during the last decade offers new means to share and distribute both information and data. In Industry, this results in a rapprochement of the production facilities, i.e. their Process Control and Automation Systems, and the data warehouses. At CERN, the Internet opens the possibility to monitor and even control (parts of) the LHC and its four experiments remotely from anywhere in the world. However, the adoption of standard IT technologies to Distributed Process Control and Automation Systems exposes inherent vulnerabilities to the world. The Teststand On Control System Security at CERN (TOCSSiC) is dedicated to explore the vulnerabilities of arbitrary Commercial-Of-The-Shelf hardware devices connected to standard Ethernet. As such, TOCSSiC should discover their vulnerabilities, point out areas of lack of security, and address areas of improvement which can then be confidentially communicated to manufacturers. This paper points out risks of accessing the Control and Automa...

Lüders, Stefan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adiabatic evolution under quantum control  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

One of the difficulties in adiabatic quantum computation is the limit on the computation time. Here we propose two schemes to speed-up the adiabatic evolution. To apply this controlled adiabatic evolution to adiabatic quantum computation, we design one of the schemes without any prior knowledge of the instantaneous eigenstates of the final Hamiltonian. Whereas in another scheme, the control is constructed with the instantaneous eigenstate that is the target state of the control. As an illustration, we study a two-level system driven by a time-dependent magnetic field under the control. The physics behind the control scheme is explained.

Wang, W; Yi, X X

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological Weed Control at the Sherwood, Washington, Disposal...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services Ecosystem Management Team Biological Weed Control at the Sherwood, Washington, Disposal Site Biological Weed Control at the Sherwood, Washington, Disposal Site...

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AN INTEGRATED BIOLOGICAL CONTROL SYSTEM AT HANFORD  

SciTech Connect

In 1999 an integrated biological control system was instituted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site. Successes and changes to the program needed to be communicated to a large and diverse mix of organizations and individuals. Efforts at communication are directed toward the following: Hanford Contractors (Liquid or Tank Waste, Solid Waste, Environmental Restoration, Science and Technology, Site Infrastructure), General Hanford Employees, and Hanford Advisory Board (Native American Tribes, Environmental Groups, Local Citizens, Washington State and Oregon State regulatory agencies). Communication was done through direct interface meetings, individual communication, where appropriate, and broadly sharing program reports. The objectives of the communication efforts was to have the program well coordinated with Hanford contractors, and to have the program understood well enough that all stakeholders would have confidence in the work performed by the program to reduce or elimated spread of radioactive contamination by biotic vectors. Communication of successes and changes to an integrated biological control system instituted in 1999 at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site have required regular interfaces with not only a diverse group of Hanford contractors (i.e., those responsible for liquid or tank waste, solid wastes, environmental restoration, science and technology, and site infrastructure), and general Hanford employees, but also with a consortium of designated stake holders organized as the Hanford Advisory Board (i.e., Native American tribes, various environmental groups, local citizens, Washington state and Oregon regulatory agencies, etc.). Direct interface meetings, individual communication where appropriate, and transparency of the biological control program were the methods and outcome of this effort.

JOHNSON AR; CAUDILL JG; GIDDINGS RF; RODRIGUEZ JM; ROOS RC; WILDE JW

2010-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal control for biological movement systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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Li, Weiwei

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arms Control: US and International efforts to ban biological weapons  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons Convention, the treaty that bans the development, production, and stockpiling and acquisition of biological weapons was opened for signature in 1972 and came into force in 1975 after being ratified by 22 governments, including the depository nations of the USA, the United Kingdom, and the former Soviet Union. In support of the Convention, the USA later established export controls on items used to make biological weapons. Further, in accordance with the 1990 President`s Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative, actions were taken to redefine and expand US export controls, as well as to encourage multilateral controls through the Australia Group. Thus far, the Convention has not been effective in stopping the development of biological weapons. The principal findings as to the reasons of the failures of the Convention are found to be: the Convention lacks universality, compliance measures are effective, advantage of verification may outweigh disadvantages. Recommendations for mitigating these failures are outlined in this report.

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1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MDP Optimal Control under Temporal Logic Constraints  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper, we develop a method to automatically generate a control policy for a dynamical system modeled as a Markov Decision Process (MDP). The control specification is given as a Linear Temporal Logic (LTL) formula over a set of propositions defined on the states of the MDP. We synthesize a control policy such that the MDP satisfies the given specification almost surely, if such a policy exists. In addition, we designate an "optimizing proposition" to be repeatedly satisfied, and we formulate a novel optimization criterion in terms of minimizing the expected cost in between satisfactions of this proposition. We propose a sufficient condition for a policy to be optimal, and develop a dynamic programming algorithm that synthesizes a policy that is optimal under some conditions, and sub-optimal otherwise. This problem is motivated by robotic applications requiring persistent tasks, such as environmental monitoring or data gathering, to be performed.

Ding, Xu Chu; Belta, Calin; Rus, Daniela

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyzing metabolite measurements for automated prediction of underlying biological mechanisms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The emerging field of metabolomics enables researchers to measure concentrations of large numbers of metabolites in biofluids, and to interpret them in connection with the underlying metabolic network, which poses a significant challenge for manual analysis. ...

Ali Cakmak; Arun Dsouza; Richard W. Hanson; Meral Ozsoyoglu

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effects of Partial Crop Harvest on Biological Pest Control  

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In this paper, the effects of periodic partial harvesting of a continuously grown crop on augmentative biological control are analyzed. Partial harvesting can remove a proportion of both pests and biological control agents, so its influence on the control efficiency cannot be a priori neglected. An impulsive model consisting of a general predator-prey model in ODE, augmented by a discrete component to depict releases of biological control agents and the periodic partial harvesting is used. The periods are taken as integer multiples of each other. A stability condition for pest eradication is expressed as the minimal value of the budget per unit time to spend on predators. We consider the partial harvesting period to be fixed by both the plant's physiology and market forces so that the only manipulated variable is the release period. It is shown that varying the release period with respect to the harvest period influences the minimal budget value when the former is carried out more often than the latter and ha...

Nundloll, Sapna; Grognard, Frédéric

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - LL-SHE Biological Weed Control.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Biological Weed Control Biological Weed Control at the Sherwood, Washington, Disposal Site M. Kastens, D. Johnson, S.M. Stoller Corporation, Grand Junction, Colorado The Sherwood, Washington, Disposal Site is located approximately 7.5 miles southwest of the town of Wellpinit in Stevens County. The site is approximately 35 miles northwest of Spokane. Mill decommissioning activities were completed in 1995; at that time, the disposal site was reclaimed and revegetated with native species. The site is not enclosed with fences, allowing for land use to return to pre-operational use of wildlife habitat. Significant populations of two noxious weed species, diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) and Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica), occur throughout and around the Sherwood site. Minor,

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Condensation Under Controlled Cooling: A Simulation Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The formation, growth, structure and cluster size distribution (CSD) properties in a two-dimensional system of particles interacting with Lennard-Jones (LJ) potential under controlled cooling condition have been studied using Monte-Carlo (MC) method considering modified Metropolis algorithm to introduce realistic thermal motion of the particles. The system, initially at relatively higher temperature Ti, undergoes temperature reduction following exponential law with decay constant a to a lower temperature Tf and subsequently reaches equilibrium. The equilibrium phase configuration depends strongly on the number density c of particles and a. The root mean square particle displacement in the final equilibrium phase shows maximum value for a = ac ~ 10-3 for all c. The CSD properties obtained at a = 10-3 shows a sharp peak in the lower cluster size region for low c. The peak shifts towards higher cluster size for lower a. The CSD fits well with a modified Gamma distribution function. All of the particles in the system form a single cluster when c is larger than a critical value cc (~0.5). A compact well-defined ordered structure is obtained for c > cc and a << ac.

Barnana Pal

2013-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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WILD PIGS: BIOLOGY, DAMAGE, CONTROL TECHINQUES AND MANAGEMENT  

SciTech Connect

The existence of problems with wild pigs (Sus scrofa) is nothing new to the Western Hemisphere. Damage by these introduced animals was reported as far back as 1505 by the early Spanish colonies in the Caribbean, where wild pigs were killing the colonists cattle. Droves of these animals also ravaged cultivated crops of maize and sugarcane on islands in the West Indies during this same time period. These wild pigs reportedly were very aggressive and often attacked Spanish soldiers hunting rebellious Indians or escaped slaves on these islands, especially when these animals were cornered. The documentation of such impacts by introduced populations of this species in the United States has subsequently increased in recent years, and continued up through the present (Towne and Wentworth. 1950, Wood and Barrett 1979, Mayer and Brisbin 1991, Dickson et al. 2001). In spite of a fairly constant history in this country since the early 1900s, wild pigs have had a dramatic recent increase in both distribution and numbers in the United States. Between 1989 and 2009, the number of states reporting the presence of introduced wild pigs went from 19 up to as many as 44. This increase, in part natural, but largely manmade, has caused an increased workload and cost for land and resource managers in areas where these new populations are found. This is the direct result of the damage that these introduced animals do. The cost of both these impacts and control efforts has been estimated to exceed a billion dollars annually (Pimentel 2007). The complexity of this problem has been further complicated by the widespread appeal and economic potential of these animals as a big game species (Tisdell 1982, Degner 1989). Wild pigs are a controversial problem that is not going away and will likely only get worse with time. Not only do they cause damage, but wild pigs are also survivors. They reproduce at a rate faster than any other mammal of comparable size, native or introduced; they can eat just about anything; and, they can live just about anywhere. On top of that, wild pigs are both very difficult to control and, with the possible exception of island ecosystems, almost impossible to eradicate (Dickson et al. 2001, Sweeney et al. 2003). The solution to the wild pig problem has not been readily apparent. The ultimate answer as to how to control these animals has not been found to date. In many ways, wild pigs are America's most successful large invasive species. All of which means that wild pigs are a veritable nightmare for land and resource managers trying to keep the numbers of these animals and the damage that they do under control. Since the more that one knows about an invasive species, the easier it is to deal with and hopefully control. For wild pigs then, it is better to 'know thy enemy' than to not, especially if one expects to be able to successfully control them. In an effort to better 'know thy enemy,' a two-day symposium was held in Augusta, Georgia, on April 21-22, 2004. This symposium was organized and sponsored by U.S.D.A. Forest Service-Savannah River (USFS-SR), U. S. Department of Energy-Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR), the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), the South Carolina Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society, and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). The goal of this symposium was to assemble researchers and land managers to first address various aspects of the biology and damage of wild pigs, and then review the control techniques and management of this invasive species. The result would then be a collected synopsis of what is known about wild pigs in the United States. Although the focus of the symposium was primarily directed toward federal agencies, presenters also included professionals from academic institutions, and private-sector control contractors and land managers. Most of the organizations associated with implementing this symposium were affiliated with the Savannah River Site (SRS), a 803 km{sup 2} federal nuclear facility, located in western South Carolina along the Savannah

Mayer, John; Brisbin, I. Lehr

2009-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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WILD PIGS: BIOLOGY, DAMAGE, CONTROL TECHINQUES AND MANAGEMENT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The existence of problems with wild pigs (Sus scrofa) is nothing new to the Western Hemisphere. Damage by these introduced animals was reported as far back as 1505 by the early Spanish colonies in the Caribbean, where wild pigs were killing the colonists cattle. Droves of these animals also ravaged cultivated crops of maize and sugarcane on islands in the West Indies during this same time period. These wild pigs reportedly were very aggressive and often attacked Spanish soldiers hunting rebellious Indians or escaped slaves on these islands, especially when these animals were cornered. The documentation of such impacts by introduced populations of this species in the United States has subsequently increased in recent years, and continued up through the present (Towne and Wentworth. 1950, Wood and Barrett 1979, Mayer and Brisbin 1991, Dickson et al. 2001). In spite of a fairly constant history in this country since the early 1900s, wild pigs have had a dramatic recent increase in both distribution and numbers in the United States. Between 1989 and 2009, the number of states reporting the presence of introduced wild pigs went from 19 up to as many as 44. This increase, in part natural, but largely manmade, has caused an increased workload and cost for land and resource managers in areas where these new populations are found. This is the direct result of the damage that these introduced animals do. The cost of both these impacts and control efforts has been estimated to exceed a billion dollars annually (Pimentel 2007). The complexity of this problem has been further complicated by the widespread appeal and economic potential of these animals as a big game species (Tisdell 1982, Degner 1989). Wild pigs are a controversial problem that is not going away and will likely only get worse with time. Not only do they cause damage, but wild pigs are also survivors. They reproduce at a rate faster than any other mammal of comparable size, native or introduced; they can eat just about anything; and, they can live just about anywhere. On top of that, wild pigs are both very difficult to control and, with the possible exception of island ecosystems, almost impossible to eradicate (Dickson et al. 2001, Sweeney et al. 2003). The solution to the wild pig problem has not been readily apparent. The ultimate answer as to how to control these animals has not been found to date. In many ways, wild pigs are America's most successful large invasive species. All of which means that wild pigs are a veritable nightmare for land and resource managers trying to keep the numbers of these animals and the damage that they do under control. Since the more that one knows about an invasive species, the easier it is to deal with and hopefully control. For wild pigs then, it is better to 'know thy enemy' than to not, especially if one expects to be able to successfully control them. In an effort to better 'know thy enemy,' a two-day symposium was held in Augusta, Georgia, on April 21-22, 2004. This symposium was organized and sponsored by U.S.D.A. Forest Service-Savannah River (USFS-SR), U. S. Department of Energy-Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR), the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), the South Carolina Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society, and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). The goal of this symposium was to assemble researchers and land managers to first address various aspects of the biology and damage of wild pigs, and then review the control techniques and management of this invasive species. The result would then be a collected synopsis of what is known about wild pigs in the United States. Although the focus of the symposium was primarily directed toward federal agencies, presenters also included professionals from academic institutions, and private-sector control contractors and land managers. Most of the organizations associated with implementing this symposium were affiliated with the Savannah River Site (SRS), a 803 km{sup 2} federal nuclear facility, located in western South Carolina along the Savannah

Mayer, John; Brisbin, I. Lehr

2009-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal generation of entanglement under local control  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the optimal generation of entanglement between two qubits subject to local unitary control. With the only assumptions of linear control and unitary dynamics, by means of a numerical protocol based on the variational approach (Pontryagin's Minimum Principle), we evaluate the optimal control strategy leading to the maximal achievable entanglement in an arbitrary interaction time, taking into account the energy cost associated to the controls. In our model we can arbitrarily choose the relative weight between a large entanglement and a small energy cost.

Raffaele Romano; Alessio Del Fabbro

2007-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal generation of entanglement under local control  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the optimal generation of entanglement between two qubits subject to local unitary control. With the only assumptions of linear control and unitary dynamics, by means of a numerical protocol based on the variational approach (Pontryagin's Minimum Principle), we evaluate the optimal control strategy leading to the maximal achievable entanglement in an arbitrary interaction time, taking into account the energy cost associated to the controls. In our model we can arbitrarily choose the relative weight between a large entanglement and a small energy cost.

Romano, Raffaele

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical and biological control of grape powdery mildew: 2008 field trials  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chemical and biological control of grape powdery mildew:Syngenta Gowan Co. N/A Chemical class (after Adaskaveg etmaterials of varied chemical classes, oils, and biocontrol

Janousek, Christopher N; Gubler, Douglas W

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control and estimation problems under partially nested information pattern  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we study distributed estimation and control problems over graphs under partially nested information patterns. We show a duality result that is very similar to the classical duality result between state ...

Gattami, Ather Said

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Section 8.3 Controlling Biological Contaminants: Greening Federal...  

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1999. MOISTURE CONTROL Lstiburek, Joseph, and John Carmody, Moisture Control Handbook, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY, 1993. CLEANING MANAGEMENT Roberts, J. W.,...

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Design of novel hybrid controller for automatic generation control of hydrothermal system under open market scenario  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents the analysis of Automatic generation control (AGC) of a two-area hydrothermal system under open market scenario by considering a novel hybrid controller which combines the principles of variable structure controller (VSC) and conventional ... Keywords: AGC, VSC, deregulated system, hybrid controller, hydrothermal system, open market system

C. Srinivasa Rao; S. Siva Nagaraju; P. Sangameswara Raju

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology  

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Biology @WIPP Life Begins at 250,000,000 Years WIPP's underground isn't just suited for physics experiments aiming to unlock the mysteries of the Universe, it is also a perfect...

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Control of Biological-Metallic Biomaterial Interfaces by ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... bimetallic particles for cancer therapy and infection control will be described. .... Research on Bioinspired Functional Materials Derived from Natural Materials.

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Biologic  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we explore the boundary between biology and the study of formal systems (logic). In the end, we arrive at a summary formalism, a chapter in "boundary mathematics" where there are not only containers but also extainers >biologic what boolean algebra is to classical logic. We show how this formalism encompasses significant parts of the logic of DNA replication, the Dirac formalism for quantum mechanics, formalisms for protein folding and the basic structure of the Temperley Lieb algebra at the foundations of topological invariants of knots and links.

Louis H. Kauffman

2002-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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BNL | Computational Biology & Bioinformatics  

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Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Computational Biology and Bioinformatics groups focuses on quantitative predictive models of complex biological systems and their underlying...

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Sugeno predictive neuro-fuzzy controller for improving dynamic performance of control systems of nonlinear plants under uncertainties  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The aim is to develop simple Sugeno neuro-fuzzy predictive controller to improve the dynamic performance of control systems of nonlinear plants under uncertainties. The controller is designed by ANFIS of MATLAB and is successfully applied for the control ... Keywords: ANFIS, MATLAB, Sugeno neuro-fuzzy controller, anaerobic digestion of organic waste in waters, prediction, simulation

Snejana Yordanova; Rusanka Petrova; Valeri Mladenov

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint pricing and inventory control under reference price effects.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In many firms the pricing and inventory control functions are separated. However, a number of theoretical models suggest a joint determination of inventory levels and… (more)

Gimpl-Heersink, Lisa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control Strategy for MMC-HVDC Under Unbalanced Grid Conditions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modular multilevel converters have become a new choice of high voltage direct current transfer (HVDC) due to the advantages of lower switching loss and unnecessary of switch devices series. This paper researches the control strategy Of MMC-HVDC system ... Keywords: unbalanced grid, HVDC, dual current control, modular multilevel converter (MMC)

Zhou Jinghua, Yu Kai, Zhang Xiaowei

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water reservoir control under economic, social and environmental constraints  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although great progress has been made in the last 40 years, efficient operation of water reservoir systems still remains a very active research area. The combination of multiple water uses, non-linearities in the model and in the objectives, strong uncertainties ... Keywords: Multiobjective optimisation, Multipurpose water reservoirs, Nonlinear control, Stochastic control, Uncertain dynamic systems

Andrea Castelletti; Francesca Pianosi; Rodolfo Soncini-Sessa

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Generalized Inverter Control Method for a Variable Speed Wind Power System Under Unbalanced Operting Conditions.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis presents a generalized control method for complete harmonic elimination and adjustable power factor of a grid side inverter under unbalanced operating conditions used… (more)

Wu, Shuang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological Air Emissions Control for an Energy Efficient Forest Products Industry of the Future  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. wood products industry is a leader in the production of innovative wood materials. New products are taking shape within a growth industry for fiberboard, plywood, particle board, and other natural material-based energy efficient building materials. However, at the same time, standards for clean air are becoming ever stricter. Emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) during production of wood products (including methanol, formaldehyde, acetylaldehyde, and mercaptans) must be tightly controlled. Conventional VOC and HAP emission control techniques such as regenerative thermal oxidation (RTO) and regenerative catalytic oxidation (RCO) require significant amounts of energy and generate secondary pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and spent carbon. Biological treatment of air emissions offers a cost-effective and sustainable control technology for industrial facilities facing increasingly stringent air emission standards. A novel biological treatment system that integrates two types of biofilter systems, promises significant energy and cost savings. This novel system uses microorganisms to degrade air toxins without the use of natural gas as fuel or the creation of secondary pollutants. The replacement of conventional thermal oxidizers with biofilters will yield natural gas savings alone in the range of $82,500 to $231,000 per year per unit. Widespread use of biofilters across the entire forest products industry could yield fuel savings up to 5.6 trillion Btu (British thermal units) per year and electricity savings of 2.1 trillion Btu per year. Biological treatment systems can also eliminate the production of NOx, SO2, and CO, and greatly reduce CO2 emissions, when compared to conventional thermal oxidizers. Use of biofilters for VOC and HAP emission control will provide not only the wood products industry but also the pulp and paper industry with a means to cost-effectively control air emissions. The goal of this project was to demonstrate a novel sequential treatment technology that integrates two types of biofilter systems – biotrickling filtration and biofiltration – for controlling forest product facility air emissions with a water-recycling feature for water conservation. This coupling design maximizes the conditions for microbial degradation of odor causing compounds at specific locations. Water entering the biotrickling filter is collected in a sump, treated, and recycled back to the biotrickling filter. The biofilter serves as a polishing step to remove more complex organic compounds (i.e., terpenes). The gaseous emissions from the hardboard mill presses at lumber plants such as that of the Stimson Lumber Company contain both volatile and condensable organic compounds (VOC and COC, respectively), as well as fine wood and other very small particulate material. In applying bio-oxidation technology to these emissions Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) and Bio•Reaction (BRI) evaluated the potential of this equipment to resolve two (2) control issues which are critical to the industry: • First, the hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions (primarily methanol and formaldehyde) and • Second, the fine particulate and COC from the press exhaust which contribute to visual emissions (opacity) from the stack. In a field test in 2006, the biological treatment technology met the HAP and COC control project objectives and demonstrated significantly lower energy use (than regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTOs) or regenerative catalytic oxidizers (RCOs), lower water use (than conventional scrubbers) all the while being less costly than either for maintenance. The project was successfully continued into 2007-2008 to assist the commercial partner in reducing unit size and footprint and cost, through added optimization of water recycle and improved biofilm activity, and demonstration of opacity removal capabilities.

Jones, K; Boswell, J.

2009-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Controller Design on Dynamic Positioning of Nonlinear Offshore Platform under Stochastic Wave  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, controller on dynamic positioning of nonlinear offshore platform under stochastic wave is designed based on rolling horizon optimization. In order to improve the efficiency of searching for optimum controller sequence, controller structure ... Keywords: Offshore Platform, Dynamic Positioning, Controller, Nonlinear, Stochastic

Rong-hua Xu; Qin-ruo Wang; Ya-nan Song

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Select Economic Implications for the Biological Control of Arundo donax along the Rio Grande  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Arundo donax, or giant reed, is a large, bamboo-like plant native to Spain that has invaded several thousand acres of the Rio Grande riparian in Texas. The plant grows to 18-24 feet, consuming large quantities of water per acre per year. With concern of increased water demands in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley region, the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA)ARS) is investigating four herbivorous insects as potential biological control agents for Arundo donax to facilitate increased water supply. This study examines select economic implications for agricultural water users in the United States of applying these biological control agents along the Rio Grande. The research includes (a) estimating the value of the water saved due to the reduction of Arundo donax, (b) a benefit-cost analysis, (c) regional economic impact analysis, and (d) an estimate of the per-unit cost of water saved over a 50-year planning horizon (2009 through 2058). The model ArundoEcon is used to perform a deterministic analyses using low- and high-marginal-composite acre values. Regional results indicate present values of farmlevel benefits ranging from $97.80 to $159.87 million. Benefit-cost ratios are calculated with normalized prices and range from 4.38 to 8.81. Sensitivity analyses provide a robust set of results for Arundo water use, replacement species water use, Arundo expansion rate after control, value of water, and the cost of the program. The pre-production processes and farm-gate economic impact analysis is estimated using multipliers from the IMPLAN model. Regional results reveal a range of $8.90 to $17.94 million annually in economic output and 197 to 351 new jobs for the year 2025. Further results show the cost per acre-foot of water saved is $44.08. This amount is comparable to other projects designed to conserve water in the region. The USDA)ARS, Weslaco, Texas Arundo donax biological control project realizes positive results for the benefit-cost ratios, economic impact analyses, and competitive results for the per-unit cost of saving water. These positive results indicate this project will have positive economic implications for the U.S. and the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley.

Seawright, Emily Kaye

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The biological control of brown soft scale Coccus hesperidum L. (Homoptera: Coccidae) in interior plantscapes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Interior plantscape pests consist predominantly of a wide variety of species of Homoptera. Soft scale insects appear to account for one quarter to one third of all significant pest problems associated with interior plantscape environments. Brown soft scale, Coccus hesperidum L., is arguably the most common soft scale pest in these locations. The objective of this research project was to assess the potential for reducing C. hesperidum to non-pest status in interior plantscapes using the techniques of classical biological control. Improved methods for rearing C. hesperidum in the laboratory were developed using All Season" squash and Basalla alba, the Malabar spinach. More than a dozen species of encyrfid and aphelinid parasite species were reared from samples taken from naturally occurring California and Texas populations of C. hesperidum. Emerging parasites were screened for successful reproduction on Texas populations of C. hesperidum, and cultures of the most promising species were initiated. Metaphycus alberti (Howard) was chosen for further experimentation because it was found in low density populations in California, its eggs were not encapsulated by the Texas populations of C. hesperidum, it developed reliably, it was gregarious, it had a simple lifecycle, it had a short developmental time, and it was not present in Texas. Controlled comparison field trials using closed, open, and no sleeve treatments were conducted to measure the effect of release of M. alberti on the population dynamics of C.

Stauffer, Robert Stevens

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

than relying on central-station electricity generation and purchase of natural gas for heating and DER under uncertain electricity and natural gas prices · Section 5 summarizes the findings Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty 3 · FPt: wholesale natural

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Review of Cyclotron Production and Quality Control of High Specific Activity Radionuclides for Biomedical, Biological, Industrial and Environmental Applications at INFN-LASA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Review of Cyclotron Production and Quality Control of High Specific Activity Radionuclides for Biomedical, Biological, Industrial and Environmental Applications at INFN-LASA

Birattari, C; Groppi, F; Gini, L

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of operation of a current-controlled power inverter with hysteretic current controllers under various control options  

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Inverters with hysteretic current controllers have constituted one of the most common types of CD/AC power converters. They are used in high-performance AC drive systems and as a source of reactive power of power-conditioning systems. Their main feature consists in the presence of a current feedback which allows the avoidance sophisticated open-loop control strategies. Existing current-controlled inverters with hysteretic current controllers (CCI-HCC) result in the dependence of the inverter on its load characteristics, poor inverter utilization due to too much or too little supply voltage, and the current error in the tolerance band which causes deterioration of operation of the supplied motor. In this work, techniques and results of modeling the operation of a current-controlled three-phase power inverter with hysteretic current controllers are presented. Four symmetrical control options are considered: the so called independent type, semi-dependent type (a), semi-dependent type (b), and dependent type, each using three current controllers. Performance indices of an exemplary inverter-induction motor set and a RL-loaded inverter with two different mechanical loads and time constants, otherwise difficult to compute, were determined.

Rashidi, N.H.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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© 2007 BioMed Central Ltd Five years ago this month, Journal of Biology was launched under the guidance  

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premier biology journal of the open access publisher BioMed Central, the publisher of Genome Biology and the BMC series of journals. As we celebrate Journal of Biology’s birthday, we take this opportunity to reflect on the first five years during which the journal has published articles of exceptional interest across the full spectrum of biology. In its first year of publication, Journal of Biology aimed very high and although it considered many manuscripts, it published only six original research articles of remarkably broad interest and importance, each accompanied by a minireview and a research news article that put the work in context for a broader audience. That these were truly exceptional articles is not in doubt: the first, by Paul Spellman and Gerry Rubin (Evidence for large domains of similarly expressed genes in the Drosophila genome [1]) has been accessed more than 28,000 times from our site alone. Like all Journal of Biology content it is also freely available from PubMed Central and other mirror sites, so we do not know how many people have downloaded it in total. According to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) [2], it has been cited over 190 times. Please see Box 1 for a selection of research articles and the number of times they have been cited and accessed. Publishing on average only every two months has its perils, however: both authors and readers told us that they’d be happier to see a journal that wasn’t so very selective and published more often. The journal is now planning to build on its success in publishing high-quality articles and is striving to increase the rate of publication, while maintaining a very high standard. “(Our article) has already been cited at least 8 times in the first 4 months after publication.”

Of Editor-in-chief Martin Raff; Theodora Bloom As The; Dario Alessi

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Energy Storage Systems Operation and Control Strategies Under Real Time Pricing  

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This report describes a methodology that was developed for evaluation of operation and control strategies for thermal energy storage (TES) systems under emerging real-time price (RTP) rate structures. The methodology was demonstrated on a prototype office building in two southeastern United States climates.

2004-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and Control of Aggregated Air Conditioning Loads Under Realistic Conditions  

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Demand-side control is playing an increasingly important role in smart grid control strategies. Modeling the dynamical behavior of a large population of appliances is especially important to evaluate the effectiveness of various load control strategies. In this paper, a high accuracy aggregated model is first developed for a population of HVAC units. The model efficiently includes statistical information of the population, systematically deals with heterogeneity, and accounts for a second-order effect necessary to accurately capture the transient dynamics in the collective response. Furthermore, the model takes into account the lockout effect of the compressor in order to represent the dynamics of the system under control more accurately. Then, a novel closed loop load control strategy is designed to track a desired demand curve and to ensure a stable and smooth response.

Chang, Chin-Yao; Zhang, Wei; Lian, Jianming; Kalsi, Karanjit

2013-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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NOCH: A framework for biologically plausible models of neural motor control.  

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??This thesis examines the neurobiological components of the motor control system and relates it to current control theory in order to develop a novel framework… (more)

DeWolf, Travis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Entanglement and quantum discord dynamics of two atoms under practical feedback control  

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We study the dynamics of two identical atoms resonantly coupled to a single-mode cavity under practical feedback control, and focus on the detection inefficiency. The entanglement is induced to vanish in finite time by the inefficiency of detection. Counterintuitively, the asymptotic entanglement and quantum discord can be increased by the inefficiency of detection. The noise of detection triggers the control field to create entanglement and discord when no photons are emitted from the atoms. Furthermore, sudden change happens to the dynamics of entanglement.

Li Yang; Luo Bin; Guo Hong [CREAM Group, State Key Laboratory of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, and Center for Computational Science and Engineering (CCSE), Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Entanglement preservation for multilevel systems under non-ideal pulse control  

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We investigate how to effectively preserve the entanglement between two noninteracting multilevel oscillators coupled to a common reservoir under non-ideal pulse control. A universal characterization using fidelity is developed for the behavior of the system based on Nakajima-Zwanzig projection operator technique. Our analysis includes the validity of the approximation method and the decoherence-suppression by the non-ideal pulse control. The power of our strategy for protecting entanglement is numerically tested, showing potential applications for quantum information processing.

Xu, Z Y

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Entanglement preservation for multilevel systems under non-ideal pulse control  

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We investigate how to effectively preserve the entanglement between two noninteracting multilevel oscillators coupled to a common reservoir under non-ideal pulse control. A universal characterization using fidelity is developed for the behavior of the system based on Nakajima-Zwanzig projection operator technique. Our analysis includes the validity of the approximation method and the decoherence-suppression by the non-ideal pulse control. The power of our strategy for protecting entanglement is numerically tested, showing potential applications for quantum information processing.

Z. Y. Xu; M. Feng

2010-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Instrument for controlling the application of mechanical loads to biological and bicompatible test subjects  

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Apparatus and methods are disclosed facilitating the application of forces and measurement of dimensions of a test subject. In one arrangement the test subject is coupled to a forcing frame and controlled forces applied thereto. Force applied to the test subject is measured and controlled. A dimensional characteristic of the test subject, such as growth, is measured by a linear variable differential transformer. The growth measurement data can be used to control the force applied. The transducer module receives force and dimensional data from the forcing frame. The transducer module is a separate, microprocessor-based unit that communicates the test data to a controller unit that controls the application of force to the test subject and receives the test data from the transducer module for force control, storage, and/or communication to the user.

Lintilhac, Phillip M. (Shelburne, VT); Vesecky, Thompson B. (Essex Junction, VT)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Instrument for controlling the application of mechanical loads to biological and bicompatible test subjects  

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An apparatus and methods are disclosed facilitating the application of forces and measurement of dimensions of a test subject. In one arrangement the test subject is coupled to a forcing frame and controlled forces applied thereto. Force applied to the test subject is measured and controlled. A dimensional characteristic of the test subject, such as growth, is measured by a linear variable differential transformer. The growth measurement data can be used to control the force applied. The transducer module receives force and dimensional data from the forcing frame. The transducer module is a separate, microprocessor-based unit that communicates the test data to a controller unit that controls the application of force to the test subject and receives the test data from the transducer module for force control, storage, and/or communication to the user. 8 figs.

Lintilhac, P.M.; Vesecky, T.B.

1995-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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An Active Gain-control System for Avalanche Photo-Diodes under Moderate Temperature Variations  

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Avalanche photodiodes (APDs) are promising light sensor for various fields of experimental physics. It has been argued, however, that variation of APD gain with temperature could be a serious problem preventing APDs from replacing traditional photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) in some applications. Here we develop an active gain-control system to keep the APD gain stable under moderate temperature variations. As a performance demonstration of the proposed system, we have tested the response of a scintillation photon detector consisting of a 5x5 mm^2 reverse-type APD optically coupled with a CsI(Tl) crystal. We show that the APD gain was successfully controlled under a temperature variation of DT = 20deg, within a time-cycle of 6000 sec. The best FWHM energy resolution of 6.1+-0.2 % was obtained for 662 keV gamma-rays, and the energy threshold was as low as 6.5 keV, by integrating data from +20deg - 0deg cycles. The corresponding values for -20deg - 0deg cycles were 6.9+-0.2 % and 5.2 keV, respectively. These results are comparable, or only slightly worse than that obtained at a fixed temperature. Our results suggest new potential uses for APDs in various space researches and nuclear physics. As examples, we briefly introduce the NeXT and Cute-1.7 satellite missions that will carry the APDs as scientific instruments for the first time.

J. Kataoka; R. Sato; T. Ikagawa; J. Kotoku; Y. Kuramoto; Y. Tsubuku; T. Saito; Y. Yatsu; N. Kawai; Y. Ishikawa; N. Kawabata

2006-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological Evaluation  

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Biological Evaluation Biological Evaluation for the Proposed United States Army Military Training Activities on the Savannah River Site Department of the Army - Fort Gordon Range Control - Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security Location: Aiken, Allendale, and Barnwell Counties, SC., Savannah River Site Contact Person: Donald S. McLean, 706-840-5522 / 706-791-2422 Submitted by Fort Gordon Range Control Training Facility Coordinator (DPTMS) Prepared By: ___________________________________________________________________ Donald S. McLean, Training Facility Coordinator Fort Gordon Georgia Date: 2 Table of Contents Summary, Page 4 Introduction, Page 6 Project Description, Page 6 Purpose and Need for Proposed Action, Page 7

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GAO-07-1036, CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION: Multiple Efforts to Secure Control Systems Are Under Way, but Challenges Remain  

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Congressional Requesters Congressional Requesters CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION Multiple Efforts to Secure Control Systems Are Under Way, but Challenges Remain September 2007 GAO-07-1036 What GAO Found United States Government Accountability Office Why GAO Did This Study Highlights Accountability Integrity Reliability September 2007 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION Multiple Efforts to Secure Control Systems Are Under Way, but Challenges Remain Highlights of GAO-07-1036, a report to congressional requesters Control systems-computer-based systems that monitor and control sensitive processes and physical functions-perform vital functions in many of our nation's critical infrastructures, including electric power, oil and gas, water treatment, and chemical production. The disruption of

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Remote control and telescope auto-alignment system for multiangle LIDAR under development at CEILAP, Argentina  

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At CEILAP (CITEDEF-CONICET), a multiangle LIDAR is under development to monitor aerosol extinction coefficients in the frame of the CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) Project. This is an initiative to build the next generation of ground-based instruments to collect very high energy gamma-ray radiation (>10 GeV). The atmospheric conditions are very important for CTA observations, and LIDARs play an important role in the measurement of the aerosol optical depth at any direction. The LIDAR being developed at CEILAP was conceived to operate in harsh environmental conditions during the shifts, and these working conditions may produce misalignments. To minimize these effects, the telescopes comprising the reception unit are controlled by a self-alignment system. This paper describes the self-alignment method and hardware automation.

Pallotta, Juan; Otero, Lidia; Chouza, Fernando; Raul, Delia; Gonzalez, Francisco; Etchegoyen, Alberto; Quel, Eduardo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamics of tritrophic interactions between solenopsis invicta, antonina graminis, and neodusmetia sangwani: do fire ants negatively impact the success of a biological control system?  

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Solenopsis invicta, the red imported fire ant, has recently become associated with Antonina graminis, an invasive pest, and Neodusmetia sangwani, biological control agent, and maybe negatively affecting established biological control. A preliminary survey outlined the range of A. graminis and its parasitoids, and found N. sangwani was present at a reduced rate in South Texas and in the southeastern United States. A greenhouse experiment demonstrated that S. invicta decreased the rate of parasitism of A. graminis by N. sangwani, with S. invicta directly interfering with oviposition. Interactions between S. invicta and A. gaminis may be facilitating the spread and establishment of two invasive pests which has a negative impact on established classical biological control of A. graminis by N. sangwani.

Chantos, Jillian Marie

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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and Demand Response under Uncertainty • F P t : wholesale natural gasdemand response and DER under uncertain electricity and natural gasand Demand Response under Uncertainty Energy Price Models We assume that the logarithms of the deseasonalized electricity and natural gas

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Report: Biological and Synthetic Nanostructures Controlled at the Atomistic Level  

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Nanotechnology holds great promise for many application fields, ranging from the semiconductor industry to medical research and national security. Novel, nanostructured materials are the fundamental building blocks upon which all these future nanotechnologies will be based. In this Strategic Initiative (SI) we conducted a combined theoretical and experimental investigation of the modeling, synthesis, characterization, and design techniques which are required to fabricate semiconducting and metallic nanostructures with enhanced properties. We focused on developing capabilities that have broad applicability to a wide range of materials and can be applied both to nanomaterials that are currently being developed for nanotechnology applications and also to new, yet to be discovered, nanomaterials. During this 3 year SI project we have made excellent scientific progress in each of the components of this project. We have developed first-principles techniques for modeling the structural, electronic, optical, and transport properties of materials at the nanoscale. For the first time, we have simulated nanomaterials both in vacuum and in aqueous solution. These simulation capabilities harness the worldleading computational resources available at LLNL to model, at the quantum mechanical level, systems containing hundreds of atoms and thousands of electrons. Significant advances in the density functional and quantum Monte Carlo techniques employed in this project were developed to enable these techniques to scale up to simulating realistic size nanostructured materials. We have developed the first successful techniques for chemically synthesizing crystalline silicon and germanium nanoparticles and nanowires. We grew the first macroscopic, faceted superlattice crystals from these nanoparticles. We have also advanced our capabilities to synthesize semiconductor nanoparticles using physical vapor deposition techniques so that we are now able to control of the size, shape and surface structure of these nanoparticles. We have made advances in characterizing the surface of nanoparticles using x-ray absorption experiments. Throughout this SI a number of long-term, strategic external collaborations have been established. These collaborations have resulted in 30 joint publications, strategic hires of postdocs and graduate students from these groups into groups at LLNL and the submission of joint research grants. We have developed collaborations on the theory and modeling of nanomaterials with the groups of Profs. Ceder and Marzari (MIT), Crespi (Penn State), Freeman (Northwestern), Grossman and Lester (UC Berkeley), Mitas (North Carolina State), and Needs (Cambridge). We are collaborating with Dr. Alivisatos's group in the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory on the fabrication, characterization and modeling of inorganic nanomaterials. We are working with Prof. Majumdar's group at UC Berkeley on the characterization of nanomaterials. We are working with the molecular diamond group at Chevron-Texaco who has developed a process for extracting mono-disperse samples of nano-scale diamonds from crude oil. We are collaborating with Dr. Chen at UCSF to develop CdSe nanoparticle-biolabels. As a result of the outstanding scientific achievements and the long-term collaborations developed during this strategic initiative we have been extremely successful in obtaining external funding to continue and grow this research activity at the LLNL. We have received two DARPA grants to support the further development of our computational modeling techniques and to develop carbon nanotube based molecular separation devices. We have received two new Office of Science BES grants to support our nanomaterials modeling and synthesis projects. We have received funding from the NA22 office of DOE to develop the materials modeling capabilities begun in this SI for modeling detector materials. We have received funding from Intel Corporation to apply the modeling techniques developed in this initiative to examine silicon nanowires fabricated on computer chips.

Williamson, A; van Buuren, T

2007-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty AfzalEnergy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty ?DER in conjunction with demand response (DR): the expected

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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Hotel – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Optimal Control of Distributed EnergyHotel – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Optimal Control of Distributed EnergyHotel – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Optimal Control of Distributed Energy

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and DemandRenewable Energy, former Distributed Energy Program of theOptimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus and method to control atmospheric water vapor composition and concentration during dynamic cooling of biological tissues in conjunction with laser irradiations  

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Cryogen spray cooling of skin surface with millisecond cryogen spurts is an effective method for establishing a controlled temperature distribution in tissue and protecting the epidermis from nonspecific thermal injury during laser mediated dermatological procedures. Control of humidity level, spraying distance and cryogen boiling point is material to the resulting surface temperature. Decreasing the ambient humidity level results in less ice formation on the skin surface without altering the surface temperature during the cryogen spurt. For a particular delivery nozzle, increasing the spraying distance to 85 millimeters lowers the surface temperature. The methodology comprises establishing a controlled humidity level in the theater of operation of the irradiation site of the biological tissues before and/or during the cryogenic spray cooling of the biological tissue. At cold temperatures calibration was achieved by mounting a thermistor on a thermoelectric cooler. The thermal electric cooler was cooled from from 20.degree. C. to about -20.degree. C. while measuring its infrared emission.

Nelson, J. Stuart (Laguna Niguel, CA); Anvari, Bahman (Houston, TX); Tanenbaum, B. Samuel (Irvine, CA); Milner, Thomas E. (Austin, TX)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-criteria analysis of wastewater treatment plant design and control scenarios under uncertainty  

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Wastewater treatment plant control and monitoring can help to achieve good effluent quality, in a complex, highly non-linear process. The Benchmark Simulation Model no. 2 (BSM2) is a useful tool to competitively evaluate plant-wide control on a long-term ... Keywords: Activated sludge model, Anaerobic digestion, Anoxic volume, BSM2, Cascade controller, Monte Carlo simulation, Multi-criteria assessment

L. Benedetti; B. De Baets; I. Nopens; P. A. Vanrolleghem

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent robust control of hybrid distributed generation system under voltage sag  

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In this paper, design of control strategy for hybrid fuel cell/energy storage distributed power generation system during voltage sag has been presented. The proposed control strategy allows hybrid distributed generation system works properly when a voltage ... Keywords: Energy storage, Fuel cell, Fuzzy sliding control, Hybrid distributed generation, Lyapanov, Neuro-fuzzy, Voltage sag

Amin Hajizadeh; Masoud Aliakbar Golkar

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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day • EP t : wholesale electricity price during day t (in $/Response under Uncertainty 2006 electricity price Simulatedsample path Electricity price ($/MWh e ) Day Figure 3:

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Control of Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response under Uncertainty  

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Solution Procedure for SDP Energy Prices We use electricityLondon for assistance with energy price modeling. Siddiquiof DER under uncertain energy prices with demand response

Siddiqui, Afzal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosis of physical and biological controls on phytoplankton distribution in the Gulf of Maine-Georges Bank region  

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The linkage between physics and biology is studied by applying a one-dimensional model and a two-dimensional model to the Sargasso Sea and the Gulf of Maine- Georges Bank region, respectively. The first model investigates ...

Wang, Caixia

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Waterflood Management under Geologic Uncertainty Using Rate Control: Theory and Field Applications.  

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??Waterflood optimization via rate control is receiving increased interest because of rapid developments in the smart well completions and I-field technology. The use of inflow… (more)

Alhuthali, Ahmed Humaid H.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brookhaven Symposium Biology 32  

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Symposium Biology 32 Symposium Biology 32 Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 1-4, 1982 NEUTRONS IN BIOLOGY, B. Schoenborn, Plenum Press N Y BNL--34681 DE84 012174 NOTICE p _ THIS R£PORT IS l £ - T . l - : T = "-T-**: TO A DEGHES THAT PRECLUDES SA u^.-.iA OKV REPRODUCTION NEUTRON SCATTERING AND THE 3 0 S RI3CS0MAL SUBUNIT OF j ^ . COLI P.B. Moore, a D.M. Enselmsn, b J.A. Langer, b V.R. Ramaicrishnan,^ _.G« Schindler, 3 B.P. Schoenborn, c I-Y. Sillers, a and S. Yabuki a a Uept. of Chemistry and ^Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University. Nev Haven, CT 06511 c BicIogy Dapc, Srookhavse National Lab., Upton, NY 11973 INTRODUCTION Siboscmes ara nueleoprotein enzyaes which catalyze the for- mation of polypeptide chains under inRNA control, using aminoacyl tENAs as substrates-for reviawo see Nomura et al. (22) and

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Minimum State Awareness for Resilient Control Systems Under Cyber-Attack  

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State awareness for a control system is the accurate knowledge of the internal states of the system realization. To maintain stable operation, a controller requires a certain degree of state awareness. By definition, a cyber-attacker decreases the state awareness by modifying or removing the information available to the operator and control system. By doing so, the attacker can directly cause damage to the physical system through the control system, or indirectly by causing the operator to react in a damaging manner to the false information. In a number of recent papers, detection and mitigation strategies have been proposed that assume state awareness. The goal of the attacker to reduce or remove state awareness makes this assumption invalid for most situations. One of the central problems of resilient control is developing methods to retain sufficient state awareness to continue operation during a cyberattack. In this paper, we will define state awareness, discuss the consequences of loss of state awareness, and some potential research directions for maintaining state awareness.

Kisner, Roger [ORNL; Fugate, David L [ORNL; McIntyre, Timothy J [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Stochastic Network Under Proportional Fair Resource Control---Diffusion Limit with Multiple Bottlenecks  

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We study a multiclass stochastic processing network operating under the so-called proportional fair allocation scheme, and following the head-of-the-line processor-sharing discipline. Specifically, each server's capacity is shared among the job classes ... Keywords: asymptotic optimality, diffusion limit, fluid limit, proportional fair allocation, stochastic processing network

Heng-Qing Ye; David D. Yao

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of nitrogen-16 in BWR (boiling water reactor) main steam lines under hydrogen water chemistry conditions: Final report  

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The primary aim of this work was to attempt to identify methods to limit or control the N-16 main steam increases which occur as a result of plant operation under hydrogen water chemistry. The hydrogen water chemistry test data for 8 plants, N-13 chemistry measurements performed at three plants and N-16 main steam concentration measurements made at five plants were analyzed and correlations established. As a result of this study, potential chemical and physical control methods were identified. The test data compilations for the eight plants are included in this report. 6 figs.

Ruiz, C.P.; Lin, C.C.; Wong, T.L.

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed tracking control of leader-follower multi-agent systems under noisy measurement  

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In this paper, a distributed tracking control scheme with distributed estimators has been developed for a leader-follower multi-agent system with measurement noises and directed interconnection topology. It is supposed that each follower can only measure relative positions of its neighbors in a noisy environment, including the relative position of the second-order active leader. A neighbor-based tracking protocol together with distributed estimators is designed based on a novel velocity decomposition technique. It is shown that the closed loop tracking control system is stochastically stable in mean square and the estimation errors converge to zero in mean square as well. A simulation example is finally given to illustrate the performance of the proposed control scheme.

Jiangping Hu; Gang Feng

2011-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Discrete-Time Poles and Dynamics of Discontinuous Mode Boost and Buck Converters Under Various Control Schemes  

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Nonlinear systems, such as switching DC-DC boost or buck converters, have rich dynamics. A simple one-dimensional discrete-time model is used to analyze the boost or buck converter in discontinuous conduction mode. Seven different control schemes (open-loop power stage, voltage mode control, current mode control, constant power load, constant current load, constant-on-time control, and boundary conduction mode) are analyzed systematically. The linearized dynamics is obtained simply by taking partial derivatives with respect to dynamic variables. In the discrete-time model, there is only a single pole and no zero. The single closed-loop pole is a linear combination of three terms: the open-loop pole, a term due to the control scheme, and a term due to the non-resistive load. Even with a single pole, the phase response of the discrete-time model can go beyond -90 degrees as in the two-pole average models. In the boost converter with a resistive load under current mode control, adding the compensating ramp has no effect on the pole location. Increasing the ramp slope decreases the DC gain of control-to-output transfer function and increases the audio-susceptibility. Similar analysis is applied to the buck converter with a non-resistive load or variable switching frequency. The derived dynamics agrees closely with the exact switching model and the past research results.

Chung-Chieh Fang

2012-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Visible/Near-Infrared Hyperspectral Sensing of Solids under Controlled Environmental Conditions  

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We describe the use of a wind tunnel for conducting controlled passive hyperspectral imaging experiments. Passive techniques are potentially useful for detecting explosives, solid-phase chemicals and other materials of interest from a distance so as to provide operator safety. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory operates a wind tunnel facility that can generate and circulate artificial atmospheres to control lighting, humidity, temperature, aerosol burdens, and obscurants. We will present recent results describing optimized sensing of solids over tens of meters distance using both visible and near-infrared cameras, as well as the effects of certain environmental parameters on data retrieval.

Bernacki, Bruce E.; Anheier, Norman C.; Mendoza, Albert; Fritz, Brad G.; Johnson, Timothy J.

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHANCE CONSTRAINED OPTIMAL POWER FLOW: RISK-AWARE NETWORK CONTROL UNDER UNCERTAINTY  

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short-term demand changes locally) and are largely not of a data-driven, algorithmic and distributed. Additionally, only some real-time data is actually used by the grid to respond to evolving conditions. All Power Flow (OPF), routinely used by the electric power industry to re-dispatch hourly controllable

Bienstock, Daniel

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Study on Control Strategy for DFIG-Based Wind Turbines Under Unbalanced Grid Voltages  

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Unbalanced input voltages would make doubly fed induction generator (DFIG)-based wind turbine operating performance deteriorate, such as shaft tremble, temperature increasing, and so on, even make it cut out of the power grid. Meanwhile, without proper ... Keywords: DFIG, dual current control, unbalanced input voltages

Changxi Huang, Shuying Yang, Xing Zhang, Zhen Xie

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control-theoretic utility maximization in multihop wireless networks under mission dynamics  

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Both bandwidth and energy become important resource constraints when multihop wireless networks are used to transport high-data-rate traffic for a moderately long duration. In such networks, it is important to control the traffic rates to not only conform ... Keywords: bandwidth- and energy-constrained networks, network lifetime, utility optimization, wireless sensor network (WSN)

Sharanya Eswaran; Archan Misra; Thomas F. La Porta

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-term corrosion/oxidation studies under controlled humidity conditions  

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Independent of thermal loading scenarios, the waste packages at the potential repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada will be exposed to environmental conditions where there is the possibility of significant water film formation occurring on the waste packages. Water films can cause aggressive aqueous film electrochemical corrosion on susceptible metals or alloys. Water film formation will be facilitated when relative humidities are high, when hygroscopic salts are present on the surfaces, when corrosion products are hygroscopic, and when particles form crevices with the surfaces (capillary effect). Also certain gaseous contaminants, such as, NO{sub x} and SO{sub 2}, can facilitate water film formation. It should be noted that water film formation can occur at isolated spots (e.g. surface defects and salt particles) and need not cover the entire surface for electrochemical corrosion to occur. This activity will characterize the long term corrosion of metal specimens at two nominal relative humidities (50 and 85%) and at 80 C. Under the low relative humidity (50%) condition, water film formation is expected to be limited and therefore aqueous film electrochemical corrosion is expected also to be limited. Under the high relative humidity (85%) condition, significant water film formation is expected to occur under some test conditions, and subsequently aqueous film electrochemical corrosion will occur on susceptible materials.

Gdowski, G.

1997-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated CO2 and VOC-Based Control of Ventilation Systems Under Real-Time Pricing  

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The potential for shedding or shifting building electric loads in response to real-time prices (RTP) can be significant. Such a strategy provides cost reduction opportunities for commercial building customers as well as load reduction opportunities for electric utilities. This report describes the successful demonstration of an integrated RTP sensor/control system designed to increase the energy efficiency of building ventilation systems, while maintaining indoor air quality via CO2 and volatile organic ...

1998-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Humidity-controlled preparation of frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic coherent x-ray diffraction microscopy  

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Coherent x-ray diffraction microscopy (CXDM) has the potential to visualize the structures of micro- to sub-micrometer-sized biological particles, such as cells and organelles, at high resolution. Toward advancing structural studies on the functional states of such particles, here, we developed a system for the preparation of frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic CXDM experiments. The system, which comprised a moist air generator, microscope, micro-injector mounted on a micromanipulator, custom-made sample preparation chamber, and flash-cooling device, allowed for the manipulation of sample particles in the relative humidity range of 20%-94%rh at 293 K to maintain their hydrated and functional states. Here, we report the details of the system and the operation procedure, including its application to the preparation of a frozen-hydrated chloroplast sample. Sample quality was evaluated through a cryogenic CXDM experiment conducted at BL29XUL of SPring-8. Taking the performance of the system and the quality of the sample, the system was suitable to prepare frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic CXDM experiments.

Takayama, Yuki; Nakasako, Masayoshi [Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Kanagawa 223-8522 (Japan); RIKEN Harima Institute/SPring-8, 1-1-1 Kouto, Mikaduki, Sayo, Hyogo 679-5148 (Japan)

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology basics  

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Biology basics Name: lamb Status: NA Age: NA Location: NA Country: NA Date: Around 1993 Question: What basic knowledge concerning biology do you think a colleg- bound HS...

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Watthour meter accuracy under controlled unbalanced harmonic voltage and current conditions  

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This work presents the results of phase 1 of the project on the accuracy of watthour meters when subjected to closely-duplicated real-world unbalanced harmonic voltage and current conditions. Such real-world conditions involved differences in voltage and current magnitudes as well as differences in the voltage and current total harmonic distortion levels of each phase. Tests were performed on a selected sample of nine three-phase and three single-phase watthour meters. Some results showed that under a particular set of unbalanced waveforms with harmonic conditions of I{sub THD} > 80% and V{sub THD} > 2%, the percentage errors exhibited by these meters ranged from {minus}10.09% to +0.52%.

Domijan, A. Jr.; Embriz-Santander, E.; Gilani, A. [Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering; Lamer, G.; Stiles, C.; Williams, C.W. Jr. [Florida Power Corp., St. Petersburg, FL (United States)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Market behavior under partial price controls: the case of the retail gasoline market  

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The use of firm-specific controls on the price of gasoline during 1979 and 1980, at both the wholesale and the retail level, dramatically affected the retail market for gasoline. The most visible effect was a diversity of monetary prices across service stations within particular retail market areas. Price could no longer play its usual role in clearing the retail market for gasoline. Queues and other changes in quality of service at stations arose to maintain the balance of market demand and supply. This report examines the behavior of an otherwise competitive market in the presence of such regulation-induced nonprice phenomena. In such a market, consumers consider both monetary prices and costs imposed by queues in deciding where to buy gasoline and how much to buy. Using a price-theoretic model of behavior, this paper predicts how various changes in effective price regulation affect consumers. 14 references, 7 figures, 2 tables.

Camm, F.

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXPRESSION OF BRUCELLA GENES REQUIRED FOR LIPOPOLYSACCARIDE PRODUCTION UNDER THE CONTROL OF ARAC AND PTAC PROMOTERS  

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Brucella spp. are gram-negative, facultative intracellular pathogen that causes an infectious and contagious bacterial disease, brucellosis, in humans and animals. Previous research showed that lipopolysaccaride (LPS) is a classically demonstrated virulence mechanism in Brucella. The main objective of this project was to design an inducible system that would allow or prevent the expression of LPS using the manBA genes which encode components of LPS through the regulation of different promoters, pTac and araC. This will allow us to better understand the significance of LPS expression and its link to virulence. If we are able to regulate the expression of LPS in smooth and rough strains, we will be able to further understand these differences and eventually help to create attenuated vaccines against brucellosis. Construction of manBA expression vectors using pTac and araC promoters was carried out in the E. coli strain, DH10B as well as the conditions required for induction of manBA expression. The constructs were transferred into a Brucella melitensis (16M) manBA deletion mutant to determine optimal induction conditions. During the induction, specific time points were monitored for variations in manBA expression. Methods used to detect manBA expression include: acriflavine agglutination, SDS-PAGE followed by staining and Western Blots. Results showed that LPS expression could be regulated by pTac and araC promoters under specified induction conditions. Although the pTac promoter was found to be leaky, we were able to induce LPS expression in Brucella melitensis with the addition of glucose to the growth medium. The araC promoter construct was more tightly regulated than the pTac promoter and required DMEM, a defined media for expression. Therefore, we have developed two inducible systems which would aid in the study of LPS virulence mechanism in Brucella. Future work will include infecting murine macrophages using the inducible Brucella constructs to study intracellular trafficking and survival of the transformed bacteria. Construction of manBA expression vectors using pTac and araC promoters was carried out in E. coli strain, DH10B The conditions required for induction of manBA expression were tested for the respective promoters in E. coli DH10B. The constructs were transferred into Brucella melitensis (16M) manBA-knockouts to carry out induction under experimentally determined conditions in Brucella. During the induction, specific time points were monitored for variations in manBA expression. Methods used to detect manBA expression include: Acriflavine agglutination, SDS-PAGE followed by staining and Western Blots. Results show that LPS expression can be regulated by pTac and araC promoters under specified induction conditions. Although the pTac promoter was leaky, we were able to induce LPS expression in Brucella melitensis with the help of glucose. The araC promoter construct was more tightly regulated than the pTac promoter and required DMEM, a defined media for expression. Therefore, we have developed two inducible systems which would aid in the study of LPS virulence mechanism in Brucella. We also used a special staining method of the SDS-PAGE to detect LPS production. Future work will include infecting murine macrophages using the inducible Brucella constructs to study intracellular trafficking and survival of the transformed bacteria.

Han, Shuo

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Saltcedar: Biology and Management  

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Saltcedar is a small tree that causes major problems along rivers in the western half of Texas and throughout the U.S. Southwest. This publication explains its biology and ecological impacts, water use and control strategies.

Hart, Charles R.

2009-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological Surety  

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o Identifies the purpose, concept, and responsibilities for the biological surety program (chap 1). o Identifies the following: procedures for requesting exceptions and waivers to biological surety policies; procedures for initiating and terminating surety status; and requirements for surety officers and surety boards (paras 1-5e, 1-6, and 1-7). o Establishes procedures for the biological personnel reliability program

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2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A simple and efficient method for synthesizing te nanowires from CdTe nanoparticles with EDTA as shape controller under hydrothermal condition  

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We developed a simple and efficient method for synthesizing Te nanowires from CdTe nanoparticles with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt dehydrate (EDTA) as shape controller under hydrothermal condition. The systemcould both complete the transformation ...

Fangfang Xue; Ning Bi; Jiangong Liang; Heyou Han

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibrations, Quanta and Biology  

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Quantum biology is an emerging field of research that concerns itself with the experimental and theoretical exploration of non-trivial quantum phenomena in biological systems. In this tutorial overview we aim to bring out fundamental assumptions and questions in the field, identify basic design principles and develop a key underlying theme -- the dynamics of quantum dynamical networks in the presence of an environment and the fruitful interplay that the two may enter. At the hand of three biological phenomena whose understanding is held to require quantum mechanical processes, namely excitation and charge transfer in photosynthetic complexes, magneto-reception in birds and the olfactory sense, we demonstrate that this underlying theme encompasses them all, thus suggesting its wider relevance as an archetypical framework for quantum biology.

S. F. Huelga; M. B. Plenio

2013-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenate uptake, sequestration and reduction by a freshwater cyanobacterium: a potenial biologic control of arsenic in South Texas  

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The toxicity and adverse health effects of arsenic are widely known. It is generally accepted that sorption/desorption reactions with oxy-hydroxide minerals (iron, manganese) control the fate and transport of inorganic arsenic in surface waters through adsorption and precipitation-dissolution processes. In terrestrial environments with limited reactive iron, recent data suggest organoarsenicals are potentially important components of the biogeochemical cycling of arsenic in near-surface environments. Elevated arsenic levels are common in South Texas from geogenic processes (weathering of As-containing rock units) and anthropogenic sources (a byproduct from decades of uranium mining). Sediments collected from South Texas show low reactive iron concentrations, undetectable in many areas, making oxy-hydroxide controls on arsenic unlikely. Studies have shown that eukaryotic algae isolated from arsenic-contaminated waters have increased tolerance to arsenate toxicity and the ability to uptake and biotransform arsenate. In this experiment, net uptake of arsenic over time by a freshwater cyanobacterium never previously exposed to arsenate was quantified as a function of increasing As concentrations and increasing N:P ratios. Toxic effects were not evident when comparing cyanobacterial growth, though extractions indicate accumulation of intracellular arsenic by the cyanobacterium. Increasing N:P ratios has minimal effect on net arsenate uptake over an 18 day period. However, cyanobacteria were shown to reduce arsenate at rates faster than the system can re-oxidize the arsenic suggesting gross arsenate uptake may be much higher. Widespread arsenate reduction by cyanobacterial blooms would increase arsenic mobility and potential toxicity and may be useful as a biomarker of arsenic exposure in oxic surface water environments.

Markley, Christopher Thomas

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Fitness and Genetic Variation in Aphytis melinus DeBach, an Important Biological Control Agent of Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell) in California  

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Molecular Biology 7, 393-396. Grenier, S. , Gomes, S. M. ,no difference in fecundity ( Grenier et al. , 2002) or

Vasquez, Casandra Jean

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Huckleberry Biology  

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Huckleberry Biology Name: Katarina Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: Where are huckleberries grown in Illionois and New Jersey? Do you know the names of farms and...

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Design of a Fractional Order Phase Shaper for Iso-damped Control of a PHWR under Step-back Condition  

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Phase shaping using fractional order (FO) phase shapers has been proposed by many contemporary researchers as a means of producing systems with iso-damped closed loop response due to a stepped variation in input. Such systems, with the closed loop damping remaining invariant to gain changes can be used to produce dead-beat step response with only rise time varying with gain. This technique is used to achieve an active step-back in a Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) where it is desired to change the reactor power to a pre-determined value within a short interval keeping the power undershoot as low as possible. This paper puts forward an approach as an alternative for the present day practice of a passive step-back mechanism where the control rods are allowed to drop during a step-back action by gravity, with release of electromagnetic clutches. The reactor under a step-back condition is identified as a system using practical test data and a suitable Proportional plus Integral plus Derivative (PID) contro...

Saha, Suman; Ghosh, Ratna; Goswami, Bhaswati; Balasubramanian, R; Chandra, A K; Das, Shantanu; Gupta, Amitava; 10.1109/TNS.2010.2047405

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gars Biology  

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Gars Biology Name: ryan Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: what kind of fish is a gar? where it lives(fresh or salt water)? what does it eat? what is its protection? is...

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Easy biology?  

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Easy biology? Name: bobber Status: NA Age: NA Location: NA Country: NA Date: Around 1993 Question: I am a freshman in high school. Although I am not taking science this year, I...

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Hummingbird Biology  

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Hummingbird Biology Name: Carrie Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: I am interested in the eggs of hummingbirds. We ate at the YMCA of the Ozarks today and they have...

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A test platform for measuring the energy efficiency of AC induction motors under various loading conditions and control schemes/  

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A test platform was developed to measure and compare the energy efficiency of an AC induction motor under steady-state and cyclical loading conditions while operating in both a constant speed mode and while performing speed ...

Granata, John A. (John Anthony)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological preconcentrator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A biological preconcentrator comprises a stimulus-responsive active film on a stimulus-producing microfabricated platform. The active film can comprise a thermally switchable polymer film that can be used to selectively absorb and desorb proteins from a protein mixture. The biological microfabricated platform can comprise a thin membrane suspended on a substrate with an integral resistive heater and/or thermoelectric cooler for thermal switching of the active polymer film disposed on the membrane. The active polymer film can comprise hydrogel-like polymers, such as poly(ethylene oxide) or poly(n-isopropylacrylamide), that are tethered to the membrane. The biological preconcentrator can be fabricated with semiconductor materials and technologies.

Manginell, Ronald P. (Albuquerque, NM); Bunker, Bruce C. (Albuquerque, NM); Huber, Dale L. (Albuquerque, NM)

2008-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological clock  

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Biological clock Biological clock Name: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: How does a person's biological clock work? Replies: I believe there's a region or gland in the brain that regulates biological clocks. This region or gland senses the environment's day/night cycle. I'm afraid I don't know much more than that. Hope this helps. --- jade No one knows for sure how any circadian (nearly 24 hour-in Latin) clock works. Some interesting facts, though. The pineal gland in the brain is important. Although shifting the day-night cycle can shift the clock, the clock runs on its own without any dark-light cues. So it seems to be a natural chemical clock with a cycle nearly, but not exactly at 24 hours, which is entrained by the 24 hour day-night cycle. There are neurons in lower animals which can be kept alive alone, isolate from the nervous system and from any light-dark cues, that show electrical activity on a near-24-hours cycle

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Grasshopper Biology  

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Grasshopper Biology Grasshopper Biology Name: s. Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: My son found a grasshopper and put it in a fish bowl with cover, and we need to know what to feed it? we have it some lettuce and apple and a bit of water. Replies: Sounds ok so far, most any kind of green plant should be ok, doubt it will pay too much attention to the water. Don't expect it to live very long though. J. Elliott Hello, Grasshoppers eat green vegetation of various kinds. They especially love tall grass. The greener the better. Clip a variety of plants from a nearby unmowed ditch or vacant lot and place them in a short container of water and place the container of water and plants in your fish bowl. The grasshopper will "eat it up". Wayne Vanderploeg River Trail Nature Center

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Biology reflective assessment curriculum  

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Penick, J. E. (1998). Biology: A community context. Newof a standards-based high school biology curriculum.The American Biology Teacher Li, J. , Klahr, D. , & Siler,

Bayley, Cheryl Ann

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology at Berkeley  

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Paper Series Martin Trow, BIOLOGY AT BERKELEY BibliographyCalifornia, Berkeley. Internal Biology Review Committee. (ishi.lib.berkeley.edu/cshe/ BIOLOGY AT BERKELEY: A Case

Trow, Martin A

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Educational Molecular Biology Games  

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Molecular Biology Games Do you have a great game? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Games: Biology Games fom biologyjunction.com Biology Games fom biologyjunction.com...

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NEWTON's Molecular Biology Videos  

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Molecular Biology Videos Do you have a great molecular biology video? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Videos: University of Berkeley - Molecular Biology Lectures University...

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Systems Biology | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Bioenergy Biological Interfaces Computational Biology and KBase Environmental Biology Genomic Sciences Structural Biology Collaborative University Research Transportation Clean...

99

Biological Science  

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Biological Science Biological Science A unique zinc-binding site revealed by the high-resolution x-ray structure of homotrimeric Apo2L/TRAIL S.G. Hymowitz, M.P. O'Connell, M.H. Ultsch, A. Hurst, K. Totpal, A. Ashkenazi, R.F. Kelley, and A.M. de Vos b-carbonic anhydrase active site architecture is a mirror image of a-carbonic anhydrases E.F. Pai and M.S. Kimber Binding of Cd ions to the cell wall of B. Subtilis - an EXAFS study M. Boyanov, D. Fowle, K. Kemner, B. Bunker, and J. Fein Crystallographic evidence for Try157 functioning as the active site base in human UDP-galactose 4-epimerase J.B. Thoden, T.M. Wohlers, J.L. Fridovich-Keil, and H.M. Holden Crystallographic studies of dsDNA phage HK97 structure and maturation W.R. Wikoff, Z. Che, W. Schildkamp, L. Liljas, R.L. Duda, R.W. Hendrix, and

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Externally controlled pressure and temperature microreactor for in situ x-ray diffraction, visual and spectroscopic reaction investigations under supercritical and subcritial conditions  

SciTech Connect

A microreactor has been developed for in situ, spectroscopic investigations of materials and reaction processes with full external pressure and temperature control from ambient conditions to 400 C and 310 bar. The sample chamber is in direct contact with an external manifold, whereby gases, liquids or fluids can be injected and their activities controlled prior to and under investigation conditions. The microreactor employs high strength, single crystal moissanite windows which allow direct probe beam interaction with a sample to investigate in situ reaction processes and other materials properties. The relatively large volume of the cell, along with full optical accessibility and external temperature and pressure control, make this reaction cell well suited for experimental investigations involving any combination of gas, fluid, and solid interactions. The microreactor's capabilities are demonstrated through an in situ x-ray diffraction study of the conversion of a meta-serpentine sample to magnesite under high pressure and temperature. Serpentine is one of the mineral candidates for the implementation of mineral carbonation, an intriguing carbon sequestration candidate technology.

Diefenbacher, J.; McKelvy, M.; Chizemeshya, A.V.; Wolf, G.H. (ASU)

2010-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology | More Science | ORNL  

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Bioinformatics Nuclear Medicine Climate and Environment Systems Biology Computational Biology Chemistry Engineering Computer Science Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Materials...

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(Computational) synthetic biology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ultimate goal of systems biology is the development of executable in silico models of cells and organisms. Systems biology attempts to provide an integrative methodology, which while able to cope with -on the one hand- the data deluge that is being ... Keywords: algorithmic systems biology, executable biology, infobiotics, p systems, synthetic biology, systems biology

Natalio Krasnogor

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Biology | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Environmental Biology Environmental Biology SHARE Environmental Biology David Graham, an ORNL microbial physiologist , examines thermokarst features outside Nome, Alaska, as part of the Next-Generation Ecosystem Experiment: Arctic project. Led by ORNL, this multidisciplinary, multi-institutional collaboration seeks to improve climate model predictions through advanced understanding of coupled processes in Arctic terrestrial ecosystems. [Image courtesy of Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory] From gaining deeper insights into carbon cycling processes to understanding and predicting the mechanisms that control contaminant behavior in the environment, ORNL scientists are working to provide solutions for a cleaner world. This research cuts across numerous disciplines-including

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Splicing bioinformatics to biology  

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Splicing bioinformatics to biology Douglas L Black* andand Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health26 May 2006 Genome Biology 2006, 7:317 (doi:10.1186/gb-2006-

Black, Douglas L; Graveley, Brenton R

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational Biology | Supercomputing & Computation | ORNL  

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Home | Science & Discovery | Supercomputing and Computation | Research Areas | Biology SHARE Computational Biology Computational Biology research encompasses many important...

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Structural Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Biology BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Structural Biology The...

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NEWTON's Molecular Biology Archive  

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Molecular Biology Archive: Loading Most Recent Molecular Biology Questions: Cytoplasm pH DNA Extract and Cold Alcohol Albino Gene Loci Male Development Candy and Bacteria Revisited...

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Systems biology approach to bioremediation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bioremediation has historically been approached as a ?black box? in terms of our fundamental understanding. Thus it succeeds and fails, seldom without a complete understanding of why. Systems biology is an integrated research approach to study complex biological systems, by investigating interactions and networks at the molecular, cellular, community, and ecosystem level. The knowledge of these interactions within individual components is fundamental to understanding the dynamics of the ecosystem under investigation. Understanding and modeling functional microbial community structure and stress responses in environments at all levels have tremendous implications for our fundamental understanding of hydrobiogeochemical processes and the potential for making bioremediation breakthroughs and illuminating the ?black box?.

Chakraborty, R.; Wu, C. H.; Hazen, T. C.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FHTET-2004-12 BIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL  

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-Chair Oregon Frank L. Cassidy Jr. "Larry" Washington Jim Kempton Idaho Judi Danielson Idaho Melinda S. Eden on the then-current lifecycle costs (including forecast changes in fuel prices and the cost of compliance has estimated that 1290 MW of potential geothermal capacity could be developed in Idaho, Oregon

Waits, Lisette

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Molecular Biology DEGREE PROGRAMME  

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BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology DEGREE PROGRAMME GUIDE 2013-2014 #12;BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology - Year 2 - Year 3 - Year 4 Introduction Molecular biology aims to understand living systems by focusing on the molecular components upon which they are built. Molecular biology is one of great successes of 20th century

Siddharthan, Advaith

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Early-warning process/control for anaerobic digestion and biological nitrogen transformation processes: Batch, semi-continuous, and/or chemostat experiments. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this project was to develop and test an early-warning/process control model for anaerobic sludge digestion (AD). The approach was to use batch and semi-continuously fed systems and to assemble system parameter data on a real-time basis. Specific goals were to produce a real-time early warning control model and computer code, tested for internal and external validity; to determine the minimum rate of data collection for maximum lag time to predict failure with a prescribed accuracy and confidence in the prediction; and to determine and characterize any trends in the real-time data collected in response to particular perturbations to feedstock quality. Trends in the response of trace gases carbon monoxide and hydrogen in batch experiments, were found to depend on toxicant type. For example, these trace gases respond differently for organic substances vs. heavy metals. In both batch and semi-continuously feed experiments, increased organic loading lead to proportionate increases in gas production rates as well as increases in CO and H{sub 2} concentration. An analysis of variance of gas parameters confirmed that CO was the most sensitive indicator variable by virtue of its relatively larger variance compared to the others. The other parameters evaluated including gas production, methane production, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and methane concentration. In addition, a relationship was hypothesized between gaseous CO concentration and acetate concentrations in the digester. The data from semicontinuous feed experiments were supportive.

Hickey, R. [Science Applications International Corp., McLean, VA (United States)

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Assessing Biological Function...  

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Livermore National Laboratory under contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 and funded by the Low Dose Radiation Research Program, Biological and Environmental Research (BER), U.S....

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Southeastern Colorado Survey of Critical Biological Resources  

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biostimulation through adding manure was used to reclaim the oily sludge-contaminated soil. Materials and methods automated plate reader. All wells were blanked to the control well A1. For the BIOLOG data, average well

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Design, optimization and predictions of a coupled model of the cell cycle, circadian clock, DNA repair system, irinotecan metabolism and exposure control under temporal logic constraints  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In systems biology, the number of available models of cellular processes has increased rapidly, but re-using models in different contexts or for different questions remains a challenging issue. In this paper, we study the coupling of different models ... Keywords: Cell cycle, Constraint solving, DNA damage, Irinotecan, Model checking, Model coupling, Parameter learning, Temporal logic

Elisabetta De Maria; François Fages; Aurélien Rizk; Sylvain Soliman

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological Sciences at NERSC  

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Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Better knowledge of biomolecules and processes they undergo is vital for achieving a predictive, systems-level understanding of complex biological systems that have potential use in bioenergy, carbon cycling and biosequestration, and biogeochemistry. Areas that NERSC helps to enable include: Research activities using genomics and systems biology to understand plants and microbes. Developing and applying atomistic-molecular to coarse-grained mathematical models of potential energy surfaces, characterizing these surfaces through sampling techniques and finally generating ensemble or time averaged physical properties of biological phenomena. Fundamental research in the redesign of microbial metabolic processes to harness their potential in the conversion of biomass to

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J. Math. Biol. DOI 10.1007/s00285-006-0043-9 Mathematical Biology Mathematical and theoretical biology for systems biology, and then...vice versa  

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Systems Biology has two roots (1). The better known resides in Molecular Biology, grew to functional genomics and then became top-down, genomewide Systems Biology. The less-publicized root resides in theoretical and Mathematical Biology, with topics such as non-equilibrium thermodynamics, self-organization, kinetic modelling, metabolic control analysis, flux analysis and biochemical systems theory, culminating in genome-wide versions thereof. It is anticipated that from these roots a Biology of unprecedented strength and quality will emerge, which ends the deadlocks of functional genomics drowning in its oceans of data and of Mathematical Biology escaping reality. Much of the growth in Systems Biology has bypassed Mathematical and Theoretical Biology. Only at the 2005 ESMTB meeting in Dresden did the surge in Systems Biology activity seen in molecular cell biology, begin to be mirrored by a similar surge in Mathematical Biology. Until then, the more theoretical activities in Systems Biology involved engineers much more than mathematicians. Why has this been the case? Systems Biology is well-defined and broad at the same time, not unlike Mathematical Biology. It is the science that studies how functional biological properties arise in the interactions of components (2,

Hans V. Westerhoff; H. V. Westerhoff (b

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PLANT BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT HANDBOOK  

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PLANT BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT HANDBOOK 2012-2013 University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602 Updated: 9/5/12 #12;Plant Biology Handbook Table of Contents General Information and Operating Procedures 1

Arnold, Jonathan

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2003 Synthetic Biology study  

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Biology is a technology for processing information, materials, and energy. As a technology platform, biological systems provide access to artifacts and processes across a range of scales (e.g., the ribosome is a programmable ...

Endy, Drew

2007-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

119

Biological Production of Hydrogen  

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Biological Techniques Environmental Sampling: Microbial Communities Applications: Algae Ponds Source: Frank Dazzo, Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University...

120

Computational Biology Project  

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... biological metadata raise questions related to information technology standards ... data/metadata format for image capture, storage, retrieval, analysis; ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Biological Interactions and Dynamics  

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State University, Tri-cities, Washington Nitin Baliga, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington Jim Frederickson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,...

122

Optimal control of a concentrated system on the class of piecewise constant functions under uncertainty in the parameters and initial conditions  

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The authors analyze optimal control problems for objects described by systems of ordinary differential equations on the class of piecewise constant control functions with uncertain initial information about the parameters of the initial conditions and ... Keywords: inaccurate information, initial conditions, interval of constancy, parameter of an object, piecewise constant control

K. R. Aida-Zade; A. B. Rahimov

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Todd Newberry: Professor of Biology  

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Todd Newberry, Professor of Biology: Cowell College page 12Jarrell: Why’s that? Todd Newberry, Professor of Biology:Biology Board page 14 Newberry: Well, besides the

Newberry, Andrew Todd; Jarrell, Randall; Regional History Project, UCSC Library

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

FGF-23 in bone biology  

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6 REVIEW FGF-23 in bone biology Katherine Wesseling-Perryin impairments in bone biology. Although the defectiveof the protein on bone biology, a growing compendium of data

Wesseling-Perry, Katherine

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Quantitative Imaging in Cell Biology  

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Quantitative! imaging! in! biology! is! concerned! with!Quantitative! imaging! in! biology! is! concerned! with!advances! in! cell! biology! by! enabling! the! tracking!

Yassif, Jaime

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Systems biology approach to bioremediation  

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aspects of the systems biology approach (metagenomics withthe use of a number of sytems biology parameters can revealRL, Banfield JF: Systems Biology: functional analysis of

Chakraborty, R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

ELECTRON PARAMAGNETIC RESONANCE IN BIOLOGY  

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published in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. ) 51. D.PARAMAGNETIC RESONANCE IN BIOLOGY G. M. Androes and Melvinparamagnetic resonance in biology is presented, including a

Androes, G.M.; Calvin, Melvin.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines  

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Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines Print Tuesday, 01 June 2010 09:52 Submit a New Proposal for Structural Biology Beamlines...

129

Systems Biology | More Science | ORNL  

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Systems Biology SHARE Systems Biology Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis ORNL research is examining life across scales, from the genome to the environment, to find biological...

130

Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines  

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Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines Print Submit a New Proposal for Structural Biology Beamlines Available Beamlines The beamlines suitable for structural biology...

131

Computational Biology | More Science | ORNL  

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Computational Biology SHARE Computational Biology Computational Biology research encompasses many important aspects including molecular biophysics for bio-energy, genetic level...

132

BioJADE: A Design and Simulation Tool for Synthetic Biological Systems  

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The next generations of both biological engineering and computer engineering demand that control be exerted at the molecular level. Creating, characterizing and controlling synthetic biological systems may provide us ...

Goler, Jonathan A.

2004-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

133

Nanostructure Control of Biologically Inspired Polymers  

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so that the glass transitions of the two blocks can be seenThe glass transition of the polypeptoid block increases uponNpe) block copolymers. The emergence of two glass transition

Rosales, Adrianne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Nanostructure Control of Biologically Inspired Polymers  

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Sawamoto, M. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011,Gallot, B. Makromolekulare Chemie-Macromolecular ChemistryLYSINE). Makromolekulare Chemie-Macromolecular Chemistry and

Rosales, Adrianne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

IT enabled redesign of export procedure for high-value pharmaceutical product under temperature control: the case of drug living lab  

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In this paper, we analyze and redesign the export procedure for shipping a high-value pharmaceutical product in a strict temperature-controlled logistics environment (cold chain) from Ireland to the US using the e3-control methodology. The ... Keywords: G2B, business process redesign, case study, export procedure, redesign methodology

Jianwei Liu; Allen Higgins; Yao-Hua Tan

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

NEWTON's Molecular Biology References  

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Molecular Biology References Molecular Biology References Do you have a great reference link? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Reference Links: The Vitual Museum of Bacteria The Vitual Museum of Bacteria Visit the virtual museum of bacteria to learn more about bacteria and germs! This site brings together many links on bacteria, bacteriology, and related topics available on the web. It also provides crystal-clear information about many aspects of bacteria. The American Society of Cell Biology Cell Biology Educational Resources This site, sponsered by the American Society of Cell Biology, provides additional web links to everything from, general educational sites, to biology course materials, to teaching tools and more. National Center for Biotechnology Information National Center for Biotechnology Information

137

Biological tracer method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is a biological tracer method for characterizing the movement of a material through a medium, comprising the steps of: introducing a biological tracer comprising a microorganism having ice nucleating activity into a medium; collecting at least one sample of the medium from a point removed from the introduction point; and analyzing the sample for the presence of the biological tracer. The present invention is also a method for using a biological tracer as a label for material identification by introducing a biological tracer having ice nucleating activity into a material, collecting a sample of a portion of the labelled material and analyzing the sample for the presence of the biological tracer. 2 figs.

Strong-Gunderson, J.M.; Palumbo, A.V.

1998-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

138

Biological tracer method  

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The present invention is a biological tracer method for characterizing the movement of a material through a medium, comprising the steps of: introducing a biological tracer comprising a microorganism having ice nucleating activity into a medium; collecting at least one sample of the medium from a point removed from the introduction point; and analyzing the sample for the presence of the biological tracer. The present invention is also a method for using a biological tracer as a label for material identification by introducing a biological tracer having ice nucleating activity into a material, collecting a sample of a portion of the labelled material and analyzing the sample for the presence of the biological tracer.

Strong-Gunderson, Janet M. (Ten Mile, TN); Palumbo, Anthony V. (Oak Ridge, TN)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Biological detector and method  

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A biological detector includes a conduit for receiving a fluid containing one or more magnetic nanoparticle-labeled, biological objects to be detected and one or more permanent magnets or electromagnet for establishing a low magnetic field in which the conduit is disposed. A microcoil is disposed proximate the conduit for energization at a frequency that permits detection by NMR spectroscopy of whether the one or more magnetically-labeled biological objects is/are present in the fluid.

Sillerud, Laurel; Alam, Todd M; McDowell, Andrew F

2013-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

140

Structural Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Photosynthetic Photosynthetic Reaction Center BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Membrane Protein Engineering Photosynthetic reaction center: A novel quantum electronic circuit element Living cells contain a large variety of biomolecular complexes which self-assemble, recognize and control each other. These nanoscale devices, referred to as bionanodevices, perform critical cell functions such as gene expression, energy conversion, motion, signaling and metabolism. Recent advances in nanotechnology have paved the way to new possibilities and challenges for integrating highly efficient bionanodevices, designed and perfected by Nature during billions of years of evolution, into useful electronic devices. The main scientific and technological challenge in achieving this goal is the successful linkage of the biological components with the conventional, inorganic components. We are developing, implementing, and characterizing a new photobioelectronic device which converts light energy (photons) into an electronic signal by using the photosynthetic reaction center of purple bacteria as the active photoelement

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BNL Biology Department - Videos  

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Walter Mangel "'Molecular Sleds' and More: Novel Antiviral Agents via Single Molecule Biology," in which he discusses antiviral agents, and in particular, the breakthrough work in...

142

Genomics and Systems Biology  

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such as energy, agriculture, and environmental cleanup. Get Expertise Babetta Marrone Biofuels Program Manager Email Cheryl Kuske DOE BER Biological System Science Division...

143

Biological Materials Science Symposium  

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The structure and properties of biological materials exhibit a breadth and complexity .... Protective Role of Arapaima Scales: Structure and Mechanical Behavior.

144

Computational Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Computational Biology BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Computational...

145

Structural Biology | Biosciences Division  

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(NIAID) funded program that applies state-of-the-art high-throughput (HTP) structural biology technologies to experimentally characterize the three dimensional atomic structure of...

146

Genomics and Systems Biology  

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Genomics and Systems Biology LANL leads the world in computational finishing of microbial genomes Read caption + In 2013, Los Alamos scientist Richard Sayre and his team...

147

Structural Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Biosciences Division Argonne National Laboratory Biosciences Division > Structural Biology DOE Logo Search BIO ... Search Argonne Home > BIO home > Membrane Protein Engineering >...

148

Environmental Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Environmental Biology BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Environmental...

149

Complexity in Biology  

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We will review some of the theoretical progresses that have been in the study of complex systems in physics and of their applications to biology.

Giorgio Parisi

1994-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

150

A modeling and control framework for operating large-scale electric power systems under present and newly evolving competitive industry structures  

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This paper introduces a systematic, structure-based modeling framework for analysis and control of electric power systems for processes evolving over the mid-term and long-term time horizons. Much simpler models than the ...

Ilic, Marija

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Pathways, Networks and Therapy: A Boolean Approach to Systems Biology  

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The area of systems biology evolved in an attempt to introduce mathematical systems theory principles in biology. Although we believe that all biological processes are essentially chemical reactions, describing those using precise mathematical rules is not easy, primarily due to the complexity and enormity of biological systems. Here we introduce a formal approach for modeling biological dynamical relationships and diseases such as cancer. The immediate motivation behind this research is the urgency to find a practicable cure of cancer, the emperor of all maladies. Unlike other deadly endemic diseases such as plague, dengue and AIDS, cancer is characteristically heterogenic and hence requires a closer look into the genesis of the disease. The actual cause of cancer lies within our physiology. The process of cell division holds the clue to unravel the mysteries surrounding this disease. In normal scenario, all control mechanisms work in tandem and cell divides only when the division is required, for instance, to heal a wound platelet derived growth factor triggers cell division. The control mechanism is tightly regulated by several biochemical interactions commonly known as signal transduction pathways. However, from mathematical point of view, these pathways are marginal in nature and unable to cope with the multi-variability of a heterogenic disease like cancer. The present research is possibly one first attempt towards unraveling the mysteries surrounding the dynamics of a proliferating cell. A novel yet simple methodology is developed to bring all the marginal knowledge of the signaling pathways together to form the simplest mathematical abstract known as the Boolean Network. The malfunctioning in the cell by genetic mutations is formally modeled as stuck-at faults in the underlying Network. Finally a mathematical methodology is discovered to optimally find out the possible best combination drug therapy which can drive the cell from an undesirable condition of proliferation to a desirable condition of quiescence or apoptosis. Although, the complete biological validation was beyond the scope of the current research, the process of in-vitro validation has been already initiated by our collaborators. Once validated, this research will lead to a bright future in the field on personalized cancer therapy.

Layek, Ritwik

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Tutorial on biological networks  

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Understanding how the functioning of a biological system emerges from the interactions among its components is a long-standing goal of network science. Fomented by developments in high-throughput technologies to characterize biomolecules and their interactions, ... Keywords: Biological Data Mining, Data Mining Software Tools, Science and Technology

Francisco G. Vital-Lopez; Vesna Memiševi?; Bhaskar Dutta

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Biological sample collector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A biological sample collector is adapted to a collect several biological samples in a plurality of filter wells. A biological sample collector may comprise a manifold plate for mounting a filter plate thereon, the filter plate having a plurality of filter wells therein; a hollow slider for engaging and positioning a tube that slides therethrough; and a slide case within which the hollow slider travels to allow the tube to be aligned with a selected filter well of the plurality of filter wells, wherein when the tube is aligned with the selected filter well, the tube is pushed through the hollow slider and into the selected filter well to sealingly engage the selected filter well and to allow the tube to deposit a biological sample onto a filter in the bottom of the selected filter well. The biological sample collector may be portable.

Murphy, Gloria A. (French Camp, CA)

2010-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

154

Borges Dilemma, Fundamental Laws, and Systems Biology  

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A well-known folk-law in biology is that there is no general law in biology because of exceptions. In her recent elegant essay E.F. Keller gave a particular nice presentation on the exceptions to rules or laws in biology [1]. Her example of scaling laws was especially illuminative. Nevertheless, for this cherished folk-law the present author is wondering about its exceptions, too. Several examples immediately jump into his minds. One, of course, would be the folk-law itself: It had no exception in biology. This would be a bit disappointing because it would only permit us to work as what the cartographers did in J.L. Borges ’ fable [2]. Though eventually a map as big and as detail as the empire itself might be obtained, one would then ask where is the understanding within such an immense object? More disappointedly, such folk-law is really not biological. It has been used by some philosophers to argue against the unity of science [3]. Another example is distinctively biological and would be more exciting, and the author believes its existence should be not surprising to biologists: Evolution by Variation and Selection by Darwin and Wallace. To the author’s knowledge this dynamical law has no exception in biology. Nevertheless, under the influence of above folk-law this marvelous dynamics has been named Darwin’s principle, just falling short to regard it as a fundamental law [4]. Any scientists and mathematicians would know better

Ping Ao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

In-situ characterization of free-volume holes in polymer thin films under controlled humidity conditions with an atmospheric positron probe microanalyzer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A pulsed, slow positron beam, with a diameter of 200 {mu}m, was extracted into air through a thin SiN window of an atmospheric positron probe microanalyzer (PPMA), and used to measure the ortho-positronium lifetimes {tau} in polyvinyl alcohol and polycaprolactam sub-{mu}m-thick films. By measuring the variation of {tau} as a function of relative humidity, the effect of water molecules on the hole sizes, deduced from {tau}, was examined for the films with consideration to the chain mobility. The results demonstrate the usefulness of the atmospheric PPMA to the in-situ characterization of nanoscopic holes in thin films under practical conditions.

Zhou Wei; Oshima, Nagayasu; O'Rourke, Brian E.; Kuroda, Ryunosuke; Suzuki, Ryoichi [Research Institute of Instrumentation Frontier (RIIF), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568 (Japan); Chen Zhe; Ito, Kenji [Metrology Institute of Japan (MIJ), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8565 (Japan); Yanagishita, Hiroshi [Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry (ISC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8565 (Japan); Tsutsui, Takuro; Uedono, Akira [Division of Applied Physics, Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573 (Japan); Hayashizaki, Noriyosu [Research Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8850 (Japan)

2012-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

156

Genomics and Systems Biology  

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Genomics and Systems Biology Genomics and Systems Biology Genomics and Systems Biology Los Alamos scientists perform research in functional genomics and structural genomics, and applications for such work cover diverse fields such as energy, agriculture, and environmental cleanup. Get Expertise Babetta Marrone Biofuels Program Manager Email Cheryl Kuske DOE BER Biological System Science Division Program Manager Email Chris Detter Emerging Threats Program Manager: Email Rebecca McDonald Bioscience Communications Email "We were asked to build a rocket ship," said developer Joel Berendzen, "but instead we built a 10,000 mph motorcycle." - Sequedex team LANL leads the world in computational finishing of microbial genomes Protein research Read caption + In 2013, Los Alamos scientist Richard Sayre and his team genetically

157

Thornridge Biology Home Page  

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How Do We Inherit Our Biological Characteristics How Do We Inherit Our Biological Characteristics How Do We Inherit Our Biological Characteristics? Shelly Peretz Science Department Chairperson Thornridge High School Office Phone: 708-225-4585 speretz@interaccess.com You are visitor Photograph taken from Genetic Pathology Gallery: Cytogenetics, University of Washington Medical Center. Be sure to submit the online sign-off each day. Introduction Individuals, families, health care providers and policymakers face important health care decisions every day. Today, with the growing awareness of the role that genetics plays in our society, decision-making requires more information than ever before. This project uses principles of biology to examine human genetics disorders. Students work in small groups (2-3) on projects which give them the opportunity to understand human

158

BNL Biology Department - Publications  

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2003 2002 2001 File Format .pdf 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 Biology Department 2012 Publications Agarwal R., Burley S.K., and Swaminathan S. Structural...

159

Earthworm Digging Biology  

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Earthworm Digging Biology Name: claire Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: I live in Northeast PA,Monroe County.My husband and I were riding through a State park and saw...

160

White Ash Biology  

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White Ash Biology Name: blondi Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: 1. Is the white ash tree endangered or is it a protected variety? 2. How does the white ash tree...

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161

Biology as a career  

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Biology as a career Name: Heather Skeba Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: When I get into the real world I was thinking of being a biologist. How much schooling do you...

162

Tree Frog Biology  

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Tree Frog Biology Name: toreyi Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: My mom transplanted a house cactus and found a frog buried in the soil. We do not want to throw it...

163

Bird Feet Biology  

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Bird Feet Biology Name: Jeanne Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: Why don't birds feet freeze during the cold winter months? Replies: I'm not sure about all birds, but...

164

Mourning Dove Biology  

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Mourning Dove Biology Name: Bettina Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: I have found a bird egg. I'm pretty sure it's a morning dove egg. I would like to know how to...

165

Distributed Generation Dispatch Optimization under Various Electricity Tariffs  

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12. annual energy costs under CPP tariff and three control14. annual energy costs under RTP tariff and three control10. annual energy costs under TOU tariff and three control

Firestone, Ryan; Marnay, Chris

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Biological & Environmental Research Abstracts Database  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Welcome to the Biological and Environmental Research Abstracts Database The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) conducts research in...

167

Green Biologics | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

History Facebook icon Twitter icon Green Biologics Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Biologics Place Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Sector Biomass, Renewable Energy Product...

168

Structural Biology | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Structural Biology SHARE Structural Biology ORNL researcher Flora Meilleur prepares protein solutions for structural investigation with neutrons. Source: ORNL Flickr site...

169

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Biology  

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Biology Image of the HIV Antibody moving towards a molecule Biological molecules are the machinery of life. Each year hundreds of scientists come to SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron...

170

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Links of Interest Wikipedia (STEM) M.E. Mller-Insitute for Structural Biology National Institute of Biomedical Micoscopy Sosiety of America New York Structural Biology Center...

171

Apparatus for automated testing of biological specimens  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus for performing automated testing of infections biological specimens is disclosed. The apparatus comprise a process controller for translating user commands into test instrument suite commands, and a test instrument suite comprising a means to treat the specimen to manifest an observable result, and a detector for measuring the observable result to generate specimen test results.

Layne, Scott P. (Los Angeles, CA); Beugelsdijk, Tony J. (Los Alamos, NM)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Genomes, Phylogeny, and Evolutionary Systems Biology  

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tested by “synthetic biology” (de novo design of biologicalEVOLUTIONARY SYSTEMS BIOLOGY MÓNICA MEDINA *,† Department of45639 characters “Systems biology is in the eye of the

Medina, Monica

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Report of The Structural Biology Subcommittee of The Biological and  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Report of The Structural Biology Subcommittee of The Report of The Structural Biology Subcommittee of The Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC) BERAC Home Meetings Members Charges/Reports Current BERAC Charges Archive of BERAC Reports Charter .pdf file (40KB) BER Committees of Visitors BER Home Charges/Reports Report of The Structural Biology Subcommittee of The Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page REPORT of the STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE of the BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE In response to the charge letter of Dr. Martha Krebs, May 28, 1998 Executive Summary Structural biology and especially macromolecular crystallography are playing an increasingly important role in biological discoveries. In order

174

7th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and Engineering  

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Systems biology recognizes the complex multi-scale organization of biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems. The International Symposium on Systems Biology has been hosted by the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, Washington, since 2002. The annual two-day event gathers the most influential researchers transforming biology into an integrative discipline investingating complex systems. Engineering and application of new technology is a central element of systems biology. Genome-scale, or very small-scale, biological questions drive the enigneering of new technologies, which enable new modes of experimentation and computational analysis, leading to new biological insights and questions. Concepts and analytical methods in engineering are now finding direct applications in biology. Therefore, the 2008 Symposium, funded in partnership with the Department of Energy, featured global leaders in "Systems Biology and Engineering."

Galitski, Timothy P.

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Microbial engineering of nano-heterostructures; biological synthesis of a magnetically-recoverable palladium nanocatalyst  

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Microbial engineering of nano-heterostructures; biological17 . This mechanism of nano-magnetite formation involves the4 to the water-washed nano- magnetite suspension under an

Coker, V. S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Report of the Structural Biology Subcommittee of the Biological and  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Report of the Structural Biology Subcommittee of the Report of the Structural Biology Subcommittee of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC) BERAC Home Meetings Members Charges/Reports Current BERAC Charges Archive of BERAC Reports Charter .pdf file (40KB) BER Committees of Visitors BER Home Charges/Reports Report of the Structural Biology Subcommittee of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page REPORT of the STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE of the BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE In response to the charge letter of Dr. Martha Krebs, June 10, 1997 Executive Summary Six years have elapsed since the previous report of the Structural Biology Subcommittee. Dramatic progress and advances in the field over this period

177

Biological and Environmental Research  

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BESC and throughout the scientific community. The Climate Change Science Institute (CCSI) has had its 2010 #12;Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) conducts basic and applied research and development in the Biological and Environmental Sciences Directorate (BESD) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) perform

178

Construction Biological and Chemical  

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Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Gates Computer Sciences Golf Clubhouse Observatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford RD COLERIDGE AV HANSEN W Y OXFORD AV GRANTAV CAMBRIDGE AV KELLOGG AV CASTILLEJA AV SHERIDAN AV M

Li, Fei-Fei

179

Construction Biological and Chemical  

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Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Sciences Observatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford Community Twain East Larkin West Dining Admin. Branner Dining Dining Beefeaters Avanti Parking Struct. 7 William H

Gerdes, J. Christian

180

Chemical biology drug discovery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Keywords Chemical biology drug discovery high-throughput screening protein ligands proteases novel chemical and biochemical methods for the identification and optimization of protein ligands us of pro- tein ligands. Results of this research are translated into protein-specific, chemical probes

Schüler, Axel

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Computational Biology and High Performance Computing 2000  

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The pace of extraordinary advances in molecular biology has accelerated in the past decade due in large part to discoveries coming from genome projects on human and model organisms. The advances in the genome project so far, happening well ahead of schedule and under budget, have exceeded any dreams by its protagonists, let alone formal expectations. Biologists expect the next phase of the genome project to be even more startling in terms of dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of human biology, the biology of health and of disease. Only today can biologists begin to envision the necessary experimental, computational and theoretical steps necessary to exploit genome sequence information for its medical impact, its contribution to biotechnology and economic competitiveness, and its ultimate contribution to environmental quality. High performance computing has become one of the critical enabling technologies, which will help to translate this vision of future advances in biology into reality. Biologists are increasingly becoming aware of the potential of high performance computing. The goal of this tutorial is to introduce the exciting new developments in computational biology and genomics to the high performance computing community.

Simon, Horst D.; Zorn, Manfred D.; Spengler, Sylvia J.; Shoichet, Brian K.; Stewart, Craig; Dubchak, Inna L.; Arkin, Adam P.

2000-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological effectiveness of neutrons: Research needs  

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The goal of this report was to provide a conceptual plan for a research program that would provide a basis for determining more precisely the biological effectiveness of neutron radiation with emphasis on endpoints relevant to the protection of human health. This report presents the findings of the experts for seven particular categories of scientific information on neutron biological effectiveness. Chapter 2 examines the radiobiological mechanisms underlying the assumptions used to estimate human risk from neutrons and other radiations. Chapter 3 discusses the qualitative and quantitative models used to organize and evaluate experimental observations and to provide extrapolations where direct observations cannot be made. Chapter 4 discusses the physical principles governing the interaction of radiation with biological systems and the importance of accurate dosimetry in evaluating radiation risk and reducing the uncertainty in the biological data. Chapter 5 deals with the chemical and molecular changes underlying cellular responses and the LET dependence of these changes. Chapter 6, in turn, discusses those cellular and genetic changes which lead to mutation or neoplastic transformation. Chapters 7 and 8 examine deterministic and stochastic effects, respectively, and the data required for the prediction of such effects at different organizational levels and for the extrapolation from experimental results in animals to risks for man. Gaps and uncertainties in this data are examined relative to data required for establishing radiation protection standards for neutrons and procedures for the effective and safe use of neutron and other high-LET radiation therapy.

Casarett, G.W.; Braby, L.A.; Broerse, J.J.; Elkind, M.M.; Goodhead, D.T.; Oleinick, N.L.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Exploring the Possible Use of Information Barriers for future Biological Weapons Verification Regimes  

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This report describes a path forward for implementing information barriers in a future generic biological arms-control verification regime. Information barriers have become a staple of discussion in the area of arms control verification approaches for nuclear weapons and components. Information barriers when used with a measurement system allow for the determination that an item has sensitive characteristics without releasing any of the sensitive information. Over the last 15 years the United States (with the Russian Federation) has led on the development of information barriers in the area of the verification of nuclear weapons and nuclear components. The work of the US and the Russian Federation has prompted other states (e.g., UK and Norway) to consider the merits of information barriers for possible verification regimes. In the context of a biological weapons control verification regime, the dual-use nature of the biotechnology will require protection of sensitive information while allowing for the verification of treaty commitments. A major question that has arisen is whether - in a biological weapons verification regime - the presence or absence of a weapon pathogen can be determined without revealing any information about possible sensitive or proprietary information contained in the genetic materials being declared under a verification regime. This study indicates that a verification regime could be constructed using a small number of pathogens that spans the range of known biological weapons agents. Since the number of possible pathogens is small it is possible and prudent to treat these pathogens as analogies to attributes in a nuclear verification regime. This study has determined that there may be some information that needs to be protected in a biological weapons control verification regime. To protect this information, the study concludes that the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array may be a suitable technology for the detection of the genetic information associated with the various pathogens. In addition, it has been determined that a suitable information barrier could be applied to this technology when the verification regime has been defined. Finally, the report posits a path forward for additional development of information barriers in a biological weapons verification regime. This path forward has shown that a new analysis approach coined as Information Loss Analysis might need to be pursued so that a numerical understanding of how information can be lost in specific measurement systems can be achieved.

Luke, S J

2011-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

184

Quantum physics meets biology  

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Quantum physics and biology have long been regarded as unrelated disciplines, describing nature at the inanimate microlevel on the one hand and living species on the other hand. Over the last decades the life sciences have succeeded in providing ever more and refined explanations of macroscopic phenomena that were based on an improved understanding of molecular structures and mechanisms. Simultaneously, quantum physics, originally rooted in a world view of quantum coherences, entanglement and other non-classical effects, has been heading towards systems of increasing complexity. The present perspective article shall serve as a pedestrian guide to the growing interconnections between the two fields. We recapitulate the generic and sometimes unintuitive characteristics of quantum physics and point to a number of applications in the life sciences. We discuss our criteria for a future quantum biology, its current status, recent experimental progress and also the restrictions that nature imposes on bold extrapolations of quantum theory to macroscopic phenomena.

Markus Arndt; Thomas Juffmann; Vlatko Vedral

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

BIOLOGICAL IRRADIATION FACILITY  

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A facility for irradiating biological specimens with neutrons is described. It includes a reactor wherein the core is off center in a reflector. A high-exposure room is located outside the reactor on the side nearest the core while a low-exposure room is located on the opposite side. Means for converting thermal neutrons to fast neutrons are movably disposed between the reactor core and the high and low-exposure rooms. (AEC)

McCorkle, W.H.; Cern, H.S.

1962-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

186

Modeling formalisms in Systems Biology  

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Systems Biology has taken advantage of computational tools and high-throughput experimental data to model several biological processes. These include signaling, gene regulatory, and metabolic networks. However, most of ...

Machado, Daniel

187

Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery  

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Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery Print Thursday, 19 July 2012 11:21 Last year, drug discovery company Plexxikon made front-page news...

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Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation:  

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Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: An Evaluation of the State of the Field in 2002 A BioSync Report. Issued by the Structural Biology Synchrotron users Organization, October, 2002. 2 Table of Contents: Introduction .................................................................................................... 3 Abbreviations .................................................................................................. 5 Executive Summary ......................................................................................... 6 General Concerns ............................................................................................ 9 Synchrotron operations and maintenance ............................................... 9 NSLS, CHESS and the geographical distribution of beam lines

189

Conservation Biology Navjot S. Sodhi  

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Conservation Biology for All EDITED BY: Navjot S. Sodhi Department of Biological Sciences, National­0­19­955424­9 (Pbk.) 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Sodhi and Ehrlich: Conservation Biology for All. http Introduction Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich 1 Introduction Box 1: Human population and conservation (Paul

Miami, University of

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AGRI-SCIENCE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY  

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AGRI-SCIENCE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY NETWORK Vehicle for translation: Pioneering a cross-academic, -industry and -government network Chemical Biology Community Agri- Sciences Community Industry Policy makers), with multidisciplinary approaches being the drivers enabling this. Chemical Biology through physical science innovation

191

Perspectives Computational Biology in Brazil  

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Perspectives Computational Biology in Brazil Goran Neshich Introduction At the request of the PLoS Computational Biology Editor-in- Chief, I agreed to write about computational biology in Brazil (see author of the field itself is short); b) the current state of the field in Brazil; c) the influence of computational

Neshich, Goran

192

Indoor Thermal Comfort, an Evolutionary Biology Perspective  

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Comfort, an Evolutionary Biology Perspective John L. StoopsComfort, Evolutionary Biology, Thermo Regulation, ThermalFrom an evolutionary biology perspective, the physiological

Stoops, John L.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational biology and high performance computing  

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Paper in Computational Biology The First Step Beyond theM . Glaeser, Mol. & Cell Biology, UCB and Life SciencesLBNL-44460 Computational Biology and High Performance

Shoichet, Brian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Computational Biology & KBase | Clean Energy| ORNL  

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Computational Biology and KBase SHARE Computational Biology and KBase The ever-increasing scale and complexity of biological data require advanced computational tools and resources...

195

A Novel Knowledge-Driven Systems Biology Approach for Phenotype Prediction upon Genetic Intervention  

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Deciphering the biological networks underlying complex phenotypic traits, e.g., human disease is undoubtedly crucial to understand the underlying molecular mechanisms and to develop effective therapeutics. Due to the network complexity and the relatively ... Keywords: Dynamic Bayesian network, genetic network, phenotype prediction, genetic intervention, systems biology, breast cancer, cell proliferation.

Rui Chang; Robert Shoemaker; Wei Wang

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Bioforensics: Characterization of biological weapons agents by NanoSIMS  

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The anthrax attacks of Fall 2001 highlight the need to develop forensic methods based on multiple identifiers to determine the origin of biological weapons agents. Genetic typing methods (i.e., DNA and RNA-based) provide one attribution technology, but genetic information alone is not usually sufficient to determine the provenance of the material. Non-genetic identifiers, including elemental and isotopic signatures, provide complementary information that can be used to identify the means, geographic location and date of production. Under LDRD funding, we have successfully developed the techniques necessary to perform bioforensic characterization with the NanoSIMS at the individual spore level. We have developed methods for elemental and isotopic characterization at the single spore scale. We have developed methods for analyzing spore sections to map elemental abundance within spores. We have developed rapid focused ion beam (FIB) sectioning techniques for spores to preserve elemental and structural integrity. And we have developed a high-resolution depth profiling method to characterize the elemental distribution in individual spores without sectioning. We used these newly developed methods to study the controls on elemental abundances in spores, characterize the elemental distribution of in spores, and to study elemental uptake by spores. Our work under this LDRD project attracted FBI and DHS funding for applied purposes.

Weber, P K; Ghosal, S; Leighton, T J; Wheeler, K E; Hutcheon, I D

2007-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

197

Structural Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Membrane Protein Membrane Protein Expression System BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Membrane Protein Engineering Membrane protein expression system The cell membrane serves as the interface between an organism and its environment, and internal membranes in eukaryotes separate functional compartments within cells. Proteins inserted in these membranes carry out many essential biological processes including uptake of nutrients, excretion of wastes, signal transduction, and response to external stimuli. In addition, membrane proteins are used in elaborate bioenergetic schemes to fuel all normal cellular activities in healthy organisms. In this post-genomic era, about 35% of the genes in any genome encode membrane proteins. The fraction of proteins associated with the membrane in eukaryotes may be even higher (up to 40%). Notably, membrane proteins constitute the majority of drug targets, thus knowledge of the structures of these proteins would contribute greatly to our understanding of biological processes. Unfortunately, structural information for membrane proteins is exceedingly scarce. It is notoriously difficult to purify quantities of native material that are sufficient for crystallization attempts. As a result, to date, the three-dimensional structures of ~60 unique transmembrane proteins are known in comparison to the structures of representatives of more than ~4000 soluble protein families.

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7.013 Introductory Biology, Spring 2005  

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The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological ...

Sive, Hazel L.

199

Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent ...  

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Free ebook Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination pdf download.Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent ...

200

LABORATORY OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND RADIATION BIOLOGY  

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MEDICINE AND RADIATION BIOLOGY MEDICINE AND RADIATION BIOLOGY 900 VETERAN AVENUE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 AND DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGICAL SCIENCES UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 This manuscript is a contribution to the monograph edited by Daniel S. Berman and Dean Mason, entitled "Clinical Nuclear Cardiology". These studies were supported by Contract #DE-AM03-76-SF00012 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of California Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract #DE-AM03-76-SF00012 POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY OF THE HEART Heinrich R. Schelbert, M.D., Michael E. Phelps, Ph.D. and David E. Kuhl, M.D. DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the

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Environmental Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Production Research Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Production Research Facility BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Production Research Facility R. Michael Miller, Argonne contact (rmmiller@anl.gov) The overall goal of our field research facility is to identify plant and microbial processes that will be key contributors to sustainable low-input (fertilizer) bioenergy feedstock production and, at the same time, will enhance the capture and storage of greenhouse gases by plants and soils (biological carbon sequestration). A unique feature of our native perennial bioenergy research facility is a gradient of biodiversity -- both within and between species diversity. Although a number of long-term ecological studies have demonstrated benefits to biomass production and carbon sequestration from increased species richness, none have investigated whether within-species diversity (i.e., genetic diversity) can contribute similar improvements.

202

BIOLOGICAL BLAST EFFECTS  

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The scope and nature of several blast hazards are delineated. Tentative criteria are set forth for threshold damage to humans. These criteria are related 10 nuclear weapons in terms of ground ranges and areas involved for one MT and ten MT surface detonations. To allow appreciation of the relative importance of blast with other effects, appropriate values are noted for ionizing and thermal radiation. Four categories of blast hazards are defined, and the character of each is described. The occurrence of combined injuries from pressure, missiles, and displacement is discussed. Experiences in the Texas City disaster of 1947 are reviewed. Selected data relate environmental conditions to gross biologic damage from overpressures, missiles, and impact loading. 86 references. (C.H.)

White, C.S.

1959-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The product, which culminates a two-year curriculum development project is a 152-page curriculum module dealing with genes, environment, and human behavior for use in high school biology classrooms. BSCS began the Project in January 1997 with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. Development work included the input of an external advisory committee, external reviewers, a panel of writers, and national field testing. BSCS printed 20,000 copies of the module. To date, over 11,000 teachers have requested and received copies of the module free of charge. The curriculum exposes students to methods used to study behavioral genetics and examines the impact if this research on society.

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS)

1999-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

204

Salient Biological Features, Systematics,  

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Salient Salient Biological Features, Systematics, and Genetic Variation of Populus Gancho T. Slavov and Peter Zhelev Abstract The genus Populus includes morphologically diverse species of decid- uous, relatively short-lived, and fast-growing trees. Most species have wide ranges of distribution but tend to occur primarily in riparian or mountainous habitats. Trees from this genus are typically dioecious, flower before leaf emer- gence, and produce large amounts of wind-dispersed pollen or seeds. Seedlings are drought- and shade-intolerant, and their establishment depends on distur- bance and high soil moisture. Asexual reproduction is common and occurs via root sprouting and/or rooting of shoots. Fossil records suggest that the genus appeared in the late Paleocene or early Eocene (i.e., 50-60 million years BP). According to one commonly used classification, the genus is comprised

205

Computational representation of biological systems  

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Integration of large and diverse biological data sets is a daunting problem facing systems biology researchers. Exploring the complex issues of data validation, integration, and representation, we present a systematic approach for the management and analysis of large biological data sets based on data warehouses. Our system has been implemented in the Bioverse, a framework combining diverse protein information from a variety of knowledge areas such as molecular interactions, pathway localization, protein structure, and protein function.

Frazier, Zach; McDermott, Jason E.; Guerquin, Michal; Samudrala, Ram

2009-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

206

Decentralized customerlevel under frequency load shedding in...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

enables the management of large groups of distributed loads under a single innovative control schemes to use the flexibility of electrical loads for power system purposes....

207

Systems Biology | More Science | ORNL  

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between cells. Computational Biology and KBase -Focuses on research and development of advanced computational tools and resources for processing, analyzing, visualizing, and...

208

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Biology Scientific Staff Mammalian Systems Krassimira Botcheva DNA damage responses; whole genome p53 & chromatin analysis Paul Freimuth Adenovirus attachment, Expression & folding...

209

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Outside User Facility at the Biology Department News Releases: Simultaneous Nanoscale Imaging of Surface and Bulk Atoms Details of Bacterial 'Injection' System Revealed Structures...

210

BNL Biology Department - Patents Issued  

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Biology Staff For information about patents consult the US Patent Office. For scientific background follow links to investigator's pages. Studier, F. W., Inventor. High Density...

211

Structural Biology | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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SHARE Structural Biology ORNL researcher Flora Meilleur prepares protein solutions for structural investigation with neutrons. Source: ORNL Flickr site Researchers are leveraging...

212

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Biology Department Bus: (631) 344 3415 Building 463 Fax: (631) 344 6398 (Administration) Brookhaven Natl. Lab. Fax: (631) 344 3407 (Department) Upton NY 11973-5000 Email:...

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Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Research Interests The protein folding problem is a fundamental question in molecular biology. We have initiated studies to examine the pathway of protein folding as it occurs in...

214

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Van't Hof Brookhaven National Laboratory From: 1962-1999 Research Interests The cell biology and cytogenetics of higher plants; specifically the development of commercial fiber in...

215

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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microscope because of their low contrast. Electron microscopy became useful to biology over the last 40 years as methods were developed to add high-contrast heavy atoms...

216

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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are: I) Methods in membrane-protein structure determination In a presentation to the Biology Working Group at the Workshop on Fourth Generation Light Sources held at Argonne...

217

Environmental Biology | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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communities and the processes by which they transform materials and energy. Much of the funding for these studies is provided by DOE's Office of Biological and Environmental...

218

Cockroaches...Recognition and Control  

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Cockroaches rank high on the homeowner's list of insect problems. This publication helps the reader recognize the various species of cockroaches and understand their biology and behavior. It also describes various methods of chemical and non-chemical control.

Gold, Roger E.; Brown, Elizabeth; Merchant, Michael E.; Engler, Kimberly

2005-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

219

Nuclear reactor control apparatus  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Nuclear reactor core safety rod release apparatus comprises a control rod having a detent notch in the form of an annular peripheral recess at its upper end, a control rod support tube for raising and lowering the control rod under normal conditions, latches pivotally mounted on the control support tube with free ends thereof normally disposed in the recess in the control rod, and cam means for pivoting the latches out of the recess in the control rod when a scram condition occurs. One embodiment of the invention comprises an additional magnetically-operated latch for releasing the control rod under two different conditions, one involving seismic shock.

Sridhar, Bettadapur N. (Cupertino, CA)

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Computational biology: a programming perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Computation via biological devices has been the subject of close scrutiny since von Neumann's early work some 60 years ago. In spite of the many relevant works in this field, the notion of programming biological devices seems to be, at best, ill-defined. ...

Lars Hartmann; Neil D. Jones; Jakob Grue Simonsen; Søren Bjerregaard Vrist

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods of increasing secretion of polypeptides having biological activity  

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The present invention relates to methods for producing a secreted polypeptide having biological activity, comprising: (a) transforming a fungal host cell with a fusion protein construct encoding a fusion protein, which comprises: (i) a first polynucleotide encoding a signal peptide; (ii) a second polynucleotide encoding at least a catalytic domain of an endoglucanase or a portion thereof; and (iii) a third polynucleotide encoding at least a catalytic domain of a polypeptide having biological activity; wherein the signal peptide and at least the catalytic domain of the endoglucanase increases secretion of the polypeptide having biological activity compared to the absence of at least the catalytic domain of the endoglucanase; (b) cultivating the transformed fungal host cell under conditions suitable for production of the fusion protein; and (c) recovering the fusion protein, a component thereof, or a combination thereof, having biological activity, from the cultivation medium.

Merino, Sandra

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Loop Quantum Theory Applied to Biology and Nonlinear Whole Biology  

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The loop quantum theory, which constitutes a very small discontinuous space, as new method is applied to biology. The model of protein folding and lungs is proposed. In the model, some known results are used, and four approximate conclusions are obtained: their structures are quantized, their space regions are finite, various singularities correspond to folding and crossed points, and different types of catastrophe exist. Further, based on the inseparability and correlativity of the biological systems, the nonlinear whole biology is proposed, and four basic hypotheses are formed. It may unify reductionism and holism, structuralism and functionalism. Finally, the medical meaning of the theory is discussed briefly.

Yi-Fang Chang

2008-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

223

Method for biological purification  

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An apparatus is disclosed for containing a microorganism culture in an active exponential growth and delivering a supply of microorganisms to an environment containing wastes for bio-augmenting the biodegradation of the wastes. The apparatus comprises a bioreactor and an operably connected controller. The bioreactor has a bioreactor chamber for containing a supply of microorganisms, a second chamber for containing a supply of water and inorganic nutrients, and a third chamber for containing a supply of organic nutrients. The bioreactor is operably connected to the controller in which a first pump is operably connected in fluid communication between the bioreactor chamber and the second chamber and third chamber, and a second pump is operably connected in fluid communication between the bioreactor chamber and the environment containing wastes to be biodegraded. The controller further includes a timer and regulator operably connected to the first and second pumps to effectively maintain the microorganisms in exponential growth in the bioreactor chamber and to deliver microorganisms to an environment to be treated. Also, disclosed is a method for bio-augmenting the biodegradation of wastes.

Lucido, John A. (Mt. Sinai, NY); Keenan, Daniel (Rockville Centre, NY); Premuzic, Eugene T. (East Moriches, NY); Lin, Mow S. (Rocky Point, NY); Shelenkova, Ludmila (Yaphank, NY)

2001-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

224

Control rod drive  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control rod drive uses gravitational forces to insert one or more control rods upwardly into a reactor core from beneath the reactor core under emergency conditions. The preferred control rod drive includes a vertically movable weight and a mechanism operatively associating the weight with the control rod so that downward movement of the weight is translated into upward movement of the control rod. The preferred control rod drive further includes an electric motor for driving the control rods under normal conditions, an electrically actuated clutch which automatically disengages the motor during a power failure and a decelerator for bringing the control rod to a controlled stop when it is inserted under emergency conditions into a reactor core.

Hawke, Basil C. (Solana Beach, CA)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

CELL, MOLECULAR AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Graduation Requirements  

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CELL, MOLECULAR AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 average in all in Biology III: Cell Structure and Function (2 cr.; fall) 6. BIOL 24100 Biology IV: Genetics and Molecular Biology (3 cr.; spring) 7. BIOL 24200 Laboratory in Genetics and Molecular Biology (2 cr.; spring) 8. BIOL

Jiang, Wen

226

PNNL: Biological Sciences: Frontiers in Biological Sciences Seminar Series  

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Frontiers in Biological Sciences Frontiers in Biological Sciences The seminar series features nationally/internationally known researchers from industry, government, and academia discussing novel ideas and advancements related to biological sciences. The hour-long seminars will feature a 45-minute talk by the featured speaker followed by 15 minutes of discussion with the audience members. 2014 Tim Donohue Timothy J. Donohue, Ph.D. Timothy J. Donohue, Ph.D. Department of Bacteriology University of Wisconsin-Madison Director, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Tuesday, January 14, 2014 EMSL Auditorium 11:00 a.m. Biological Insights and Products Gleaned from Mining Bacterial Genomes and Pathways Professor Donohue has been a member of the UW-Madison Bacteriology Department since 1986. His research program studies bacterial energy

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Biological Science | Department of Energy  

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Biological Science Biological Science Biological Science The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito, its primary host. Although five different species of Plasmodium can cause malaria, Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe disease. | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. Read more The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito, its primary host. Although five different species of Plasmodium can cause malaria, Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe disease. | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. Read more Featured Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol

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Microfluidics for optics and quantitative cell biology  

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E. European Journal of Cell Biology 2006 . Thompson, D. M. ;S. H. Journal of Cell Biology 1977 , 75 , 606-616. Zicha,Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology 1997 , 48 , 493-523.

Campbell, James Kyle

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Monte Carlo simulation in systems biology  

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2 The history of Monte Carlo Sampling in Systems Biology 1.1simulation tools: the systems biology workbench and biospiceCellular and Molecular Biology. ASM Press, Washington

Schellenberger, Jan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Engineering supported membranes for cell biology  

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membranes in structural biology. J Struct Biol 168:1–2 50.supported membranes for cell biology Cheng-han Yu • Jay T.range problems in cell biology. Because lateral mobility of

Yu, Cheng-han; Groves, Jay T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

The systems biology simulation core algorithm  

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Keller et al. : The systems biology simulation core algo-rithm. BMC Systems Biology 2013 7:55. Page 16 of 16 SubmitMacilwain C: Systems biology: evolving into the mainstream.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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An Outside User Facility at the Biology Department An Outside User Facility at the Biology Department News Releases: Simultaneous Nanoscale Imaging of Surface and Bulk Atoms Details of Bacterial 'Injection' System Revealed Structures of Important Plant Viruses Determined Contacts: Joseph S. Wall James F. Hainfeld Martha N. Simon Frank E. Kito Beth Yu Lin wall@bnl.gov hainfeld@bnl.gov msimon@bnl.gov fkito@bnl.gov bylin@bnl.gov tel: (631) 344-2912 tel: (631) 344-3367 tel: (631) 344-3372 tel: (631) 344-3372 tel: (631) 344-3372 BNL STEM Group (click to enlarge) Biology Department, Bldg 463 Brookhaven National Lab Upton, NY 11973-5000 fax: (631) 344-3407 DOE BER Logo Facility: STEM is a custom-built electron microscope optimized for imaging unstained biological molecules with minimal radiation damage. The group at Brookhaven operates

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Michael Levitt and Computational Biology  

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Michael Levitt and Computational Biology Michael Levitt and Computational Biology Resources with Additional Information · Publications Michael Levitt Courtesy of Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service Michael Levitt, PhD, professor of structural biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. ... Levitt ... shares the ... prize with Martin Karplus ... and Arieh Warshel ... "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems." Levitt's work focuses on theoretical, computer-aided analysis of protein, DNA and RNA molecules responsible for life at its most fundamental level. Delineating the precise molecular structures of biological molecules is a necessary first step in understanding how they work and in designing drugs to alter their function. ...

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Biological Interfaces | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Biological Interfaces A scientist examines bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere of a poplar tree as part of research on plant-microbe interactions.Source: ORNL Flickr site ORNL...

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BNL Biology Department - Open House  

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Open House Open House in Biology is an annual event as part of BNL's Summer Sunday Tours in July and August. Have a look at pictures from past years: Open House 2001 Open House...

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Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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National Laboratory From: 1599- 61400 Past BNL Research Interests I am the biology beamline scientist at x-ray beamline X25 at the National Synchrotron Light Source and...

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Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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of protein fingerprints: A novel information resource for computational molecular biology. J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci., 37:417-424 (1997). Bewley M.C., Lot, J.S., Baker E.N.,...

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Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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to Other Imaging Techniques (See Wiki of underlined terms) Biological STEM: (BNL, Engel, Leapman, Ortega) emphasis on low-dose, dark field imaging of very thin specimens (2nm...

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Biology Department - Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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dry on a grid. To obtain residue-free water, we start with distilled water from the Biology Bldg. and pass it through a Millipore Milli Q system to remove ions (18M...

240

Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery  

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Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery Print Last year, drug discovery company Plexxikon made front-page news with its highly successful anti-cancer drug, Zelboraf, a product that...

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(Theory of relative biological effectiveness)  

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Research continued on relative biological effectiveness, in the following areas: radial distribution of dose about the path of an energetic heavy ion; the response of E. Coli mutants to ionizing radiations; the application of a fragmentation model to to the calculation of cell survival and mutation with heavy ion beams; biological radiation effects from gamma radiation and heavy ion beams on organisms; cancer induction in the Harderian Gland by HZE particles; and effects of low dose radiations. (CBS)

Katz, R.

1992-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

242

Biological Sludge Reduction and Analysis  

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This document describes research sponsored by EPRI and Advanced Biological Services (ABS). A series of experiments focused on the reduction and analysis of biological sludge in pulp mill wastewater. The first experiment involved optimization of the milling process through the alteration of the grinding gap and the number of times sludge was passed through the colloid mill in order to affect fractionation, dispersion, and lysis. For the second experiment, tests were conducted to evaluate the effect of ble...

2001-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation Biology (Biology 45300) An Ecology Course for the Fall of 2007 with RF Rockwell  

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Conservation Biology (Biology 45300) An Ecology Course for the Fall of 2007 with RF Rockwell Biology 45300 - Conservation Biology This undergraduate course provides an introduction to conservation biology with an emphasis on the interplay of various fields of biology in the mamangement and conservation

Lombardi, John R.

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Biological investigations of the Sandia National Laboratories Sol se Mete Aerial Cable Facility  

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This report provides results of a comprehensive biological field survey performed on the Sandia National Laboratories Aerial Cable Facility, at the east end of Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), Bernalillo County, New Mexico. This survey was conducted late September through October, 1991. ACF occupies a 440-acre tract of land withdrawn by the US Forest Service (USFS) for use by KAFB, and in turn placed under operational control of SNL by the Department of Energy (DOE). All land used by SNL for ACF is part of a 15,851-acre tract of land withdrawn by the US Forest Service. In addition, a number of different organizations use the 15,851-acre area. The project area used by SNL encompasses portions of approximately six sections (3,840 acres) of US Forest Service land located within the foothills of the west side of the Manzano Mountains (East Mesa). The biological study area is used by the KAFB, the US Department of Interior, and SNL. This area includes: (1) Sol se Mete Springs and Canyon, (2) East Anchor Access Road, (3) East Anchor Site, (4) Rocket Sled Track, (5) North Arena, (6) East Instrumentation Site and Access Road, (7) West Anchor Access Road, (8) West Anchor Site, (9) South Arena, (10) Winch Sites, (11) West Instrumentation Sites, (12) Explosive Assembly Building, (13) Control Building, (14) Lurance Canyon Road and vicinity. Although portions of approximately 960 acres of withdrawn US Forest Service land have been altered, only 700 acres have been disturbed by activities associated with ACF; approximately 2,880 acres consist of natural habitat. Absence of grazing by livestock and possibly native ungulates, and relative lack of human disturbance have allowed this area to remain in a more natural vegetative state relative to the condition of private range lands throughout New Mexico. This report evaluates threatened and endangered species found on ACF, as well as a comprehensive assessment of biological habitats.

Sullivan, R.M.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

The war of the roses: demilitarizing invasion biology  

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Demilitarizing invasion biology BMH Larson new socialdemilitarizing invasion biology Brendon MH Larson Biologistsmetaphors within invasion biology. I argue that these

Larson, BMH

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Pacific Biologicals Inc | Open Energy Information  

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"Green Pacific Biologicals, Inc." Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleGreenPacificBiologicalsInc&oldid346039" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations...

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Division of Chemical & Biological Sciences | Ames Laboratory  

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Division of Chemical & Biological Sciences Division of Chemical & Biological Sciences Image Welcome Research teams in this Division conduct fundamental and applied studies of how...

248

Computational biology and high performance computing  

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Biology and High Performance Computing Manfred Zorn, TeresaBiology and High Performance Computing Presenters: Manfred99-Portland High performance computing has become one of the

Shoichet, Brian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JIBS | Joint Institute for Biological Sciences | ORNL  

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Joint Institute for Biological Sciences SHARE Joint Institute for Biological Sciences The Joint Institute of ORNL and the University of Tennessee has a single mission: to enable...

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BNL Biology Department - BusinessOps  

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Biology Department Mission Statement The mission of the Biology Department is to produce excellent science and advanced technology in a safe, environmentally benign manner, and to...

251

The Molecular Foundry - Biological Nanostructures - Overview  

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to produce nano-scale assemblies; 2) analysis of biological systems using new nanocrystal-based luminescent probes; and 3) mimicry of precise biological architectures with...

252

PNNL: Biological Sciences Programs & Projects: FCSD  

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Projects Biological & Environmental Research-PNNL Proteomics Center for Systems Biology of EnteroPathogens DOE Genomic Science Program Foundational Scientific Focus Area (FSFA)...

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PNNL: About - Biological Sciences: Fundamental & Computational...  

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Scientists within the Biological Sciences Division perform systems and synthetic biology research and develop technologies focused on how cells, cell communities, and...

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SANS for Biology William T. Heller, Ph.D.  

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SANS for Biology A Tutorial William T. Heller, Ph.D. SNS-HFIR Users Meeting October 10, 2007 #12 probed Detector: Collects the neutrons scattered by the sample SNS and HFIR have large area detectors #12;SANS Instruments The HFIR SANS instrument control program is based on Spice, originally developed

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Resource Letter: Bio-molecular Nano-machines: where Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology meet  

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Cell is the structural and functional unit of life. This Resource Letter serves as a guide to the literature on nano-machines which drive not only intracellular movements, but also motility of the cell. These machines are usually proteins or macromolecular assemblies which require appropriate fuel for their operations. Although, traditionally, these machines were subjects of investigation in biology and biochemistry, increasing use of the concepts and techniques of physics in recent years have contributed to the quantitative understanding of the fundamental principles underlying their operational mechanisms. The possibility of exploiting these principles for the design and control of artificial nano-machines has opened up a new frontier in the bottom-up approach to nano-technology.

Debashish Chowdhury

2008-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations into Environmental Impact Analysis under NEPA  

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act CouncilonEnvironmental Quality Executive Officeof thePresident 722Jackson Place, NW Washington, DC 20503 January 1993 This report presents the results of consultations by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) concerning the consideration of biological diversity in analyses prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This report is intended to provide background on the emerging, complex subject of biodi- versity, outline some general concepts that underlie biological diversity analysis and man-

257

Model Energy Conversion Efficiency of Biological Systems  

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MML Researchers Model Energy Conversion Efficiency of Biological Systems. Novel, highly efficient energy conversion ...

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation  

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Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation. ... Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Technical Assistance, National Protocol; ...

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Homeland Security Chemical/Biological/Radiological/Nuclear ...  

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... Information at NIST. Homeland Security Chemical/Biological/Radiological/ Nuclear/Explosives (CBRNE) Information at NIST. ...

2010-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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The Entire Molecular Biology Archive  

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Molecular Biology Archives Molecular Biology Archives Molecular Biology, Since May 2000 Table of Contents: Blood pH and Oxygen DNA Extraction Flesh Eating Bacteria Amino Acid Differences Lyme Disease Effects Vinegar and Alcohol Mosquito and Blood Caffeine and Smoking Bread Mold and pH Hemocyanin and Hemerythrin Hodospin Man-made Bacteria Pregnancy Tips mRNA Killing Bacteria Gram Stain Milk Bacteria Denatured Protein Pseudmands Bacteria Nucleotide Order Bacteria Resistance Albinism Genes DNA Healing Re-constitution of Proteins H. pylori and Multiple sclerosis Smallest Organism Sugars and Fats Bacteria Systematics Slow Regeneration Media Cultures Butter and Bacteria AIDS and Survival in Air Cell Intelligence Giardia gingivalis Meat Bacteria Pus and Immune Cells Chalones Culture of T. ferrooxisans Amphibian E. coli

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SC e-journals, Biology/Genetics  

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Biology/Genetics Biology/Genetics ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP) ACS Chemical Biology ACS Synthetic Biology Acta Biotheoretica Acta Neuropathologica Advances in Bioinformatics - OAJ Advances in Health Sciences Education Agriculture and Human Values Agroforestry Systems American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science - OAJ American Journal of Medical Genetics Amino Acids Analyst Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Analytical Biochemistry Anatomical Record, The Anatomy and Embryology Angiogenesis Animal Biology Animal Cognition Annals of The ICRP Annual Review of Biochemistry Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering Annual Review of Biophysics Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology Annual Review of Entomology Annual Review of Genetics Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics

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FHTET-2005-07 BIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF LEAFY SPURGE  

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of Entomology Department of Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences University of Idaho Moscow, ID Dr. Luke. ....................................................................... 59 Figure 62. Passive Aphthona adult sorter, made from a length of 6-inch-diameter PVC pipe. ........... 59 Figure 63. Passive Aphthona sorters inside fabric bags

Waits, Lisette

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PNNL: Biological Sciences - Alphabetical List of all Biological...  

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Alphabetical List of all Biological Sciences Staff A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adkins, Joshua N Anderson, Brian J Anderson, Gordon A Anderson, Lindsey N...

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New gel phantoms simulating optical properties of biological tissue  

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Gel phantoms made of polyacrylamide gel, India ink, and TiO2 were prepared to simulate biological tissues in optical properties. India ink and TiO2were used to imitate the absorption and scattering properties, respectively, of biological tissues. The amounts of absorption and scattering were controlled by varying the concentrations of India ink and TiO2 since India ink is purely absorbing and TiO2 is purely scattering. The oblique incidence reflectometry technique was used to measure the optical properties of our phantoms.[1] The advantages of the TiO2 phantoms include good stability, low cost, and simple preparation.

Lee, Mija

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological and cultural controls . . . Nonpesticide alternatives can suppress crop pests  

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alternatives can suppress crop pests Nicholas J. Mills Kentsuppression of major arthropod crop pests in California. Wevines, and ?eld and row crops. For example, a historic suc-

Mills, Nicholas J.; Daane, Kent M.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Low Dose Radiation Program: Radiation Biology and the Radiation Research  

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Biology and the Radiation Research Program Biology and the Radiation Research Program The Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor organizations, Energy Research and Development Agency (ERDA) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), always have been concerned about the health effects of ionizing radiation. Extensive research has been conducted under their sponsorship at all levels of biological organization from molecules to man. Over the past 60 years, studies using every type of radiation source have included exposure to both external radiation sources and to internally deposited radioactive materials. These exposures used different dose patterns and distributions delivered over a wide range of experimental times. This extensive research provided the basis for the new Low Dose Radiation Research Program, linking

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New Computational Methods for Characterizing Systems Biology of Low Dose  

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New Computational Methods for Characterizing Systems Biology of Low Dose New Computational Methods for Characterizing Systems Biology of Low Dose and Adaptive Response Bahram Parvin Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract We present preliminary results on a new computational method for systems biology of adaptive response and low dose effect from transcript and phenotypic data. The underlying concept is that a small subset of genes is triggered for each treatment condition or a phenotypic index. The concept of a small subset of genes translates to the sparsity constraint, which is applied computationally. The main advantage of this technique over traditional statistical methods is (i) direct application of sparsity, (ii) incorporating multi-class and multidimensional phenotypic profiles in one framework, and (iii) hypothesizing interaction networks simultaneously. Our

268

Biological Systems for Hydrogen Photoproduction (Presentation)  

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This presentation summarizes NREL biological systems for hydrogen photoproduction work for the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 14-18, 2012. General goal is develop photobiological systems for large-scale, low cost and efficient H{sub 2} production from water (barriers AH, AI and AJ). Specific tasks are: (1) Address the O{sub 2} sensitivity of hydrogenases that prevent continuity of H{sub 2} photoproduction under aerobic, high solar-to-hydrogen (STH) light conversion efficiency conditions; and (2) Utilize a limited STH H{sub 2}-producing method (sulfur deprivation) as a platform to address or test other factors limiting commercial algal H{sub 2} photoproduction, including low rates due to biochemical and engineering mechanisms.

Ghirardi, M. L.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological and Chemical Engineering Building,  

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Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Blake Wilbur Clinic 777 OHNS Clinic Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Admin. HFD Branner Dining Dining Parking Struct. 7 William H. Neukom Building Avery Plaza DAPER Corp

Sonnenburg, Justin L.

270

Theoretical Physics in Cellular Biology  

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Theoretical Physics in Cellular Biology: Some Illustrative Case Studies Living matter obeys the laws of physics, and the principles and methods of theoretical physics ought to find useful application observation, I will describe a few specific instances where approaches inspired by theoretical physics allow

271

UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council | Open Energy  

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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Jump to: navigation, search Name UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Place London, United Kingdom Coordinates 51.5001524°, -0.1262362° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.5001524,"lon":-0.1262362,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

272

Biology and Medicine Division annual report, 1985  

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This book briefly describes the activities of the Biology and Medicine Division of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. During the past year the Donner Pavilion program on the treatment of arteriovenous malformations in the brain has chalked up very significant successes. The disease control rate has been high and objective measures of success using cerebral angiography have been established. The new high resolution positron emitting tomographic imager has been demonstrated to operate successfully. In the Radiation Biophysics program, the availability of higher mass ions up to uranium has allowed us cell and tissue studies in a radiation domain that is entirely new. Using uranium beams, investigators have already made new and exciting findings that are described in the body of the report.

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR APRIL THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1958  

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Data are tabulated from studies of the long-term turnover rates for calcium-45 and strontium-90 in monkeys and rats Progress is reported in studies on the thyroid uptake and mammary tumor incidence in female rats as a function of dose of injected astatine211. Data are presented from studies on the radiation chemistry of solutions of pepsin. gelatin, chymotrypsin, yeast dehydrogenase, aqueous acetic acid --oxygen mixtures, oxygen-free formic acid solutions, and glysine -water systems at elevated temperatures. Encouraging results are reported following 340-Mev proton beam or 900-Mev alpha beam pituitary irradiation in patients with breast carcinoma, acromegaly. diabetes mellitus, and other conditdons that are under endocrine control through mediation of the pituitary Laboratory and clinical data indicating the degree of completeness of hypophysectomy are being collected on all patients. Studies were made of the thyroid function of animals subjected to intense alpha-particle or deuteron irradiation of the thyroid area. A method was developed for the separation of iodinated amino acids of the thyroid, and the method applied in tracer studies of the effect of pituitary irradiation on thyroid function in rats. Progress is reported in studies on: the effects of radiation on the permeability of yeast cells to sodium and potassium ions; applications of neutron-activation analysis in determining the constituents in samples of biological materials; the chemical properties and physiological effects of human urinary erythropcietin; the development of analytical metheds for the study of blood lipids; the role of heparin in lipid metabolism; the physiologi-cal role of lipoproteins in atherosclerosis and relationship to blood pressure and age; the effects of massive doses of a variety of estrogenic substances on the stimulatlon of liver phagocytic activity; the role of thymus in lymphocyte production; physiochemical studies of yeast metabollsm; the effects of pH and anoxia on growth and x-ray sensitivity of Escherichia coli- biological measurements of aging of man; and genetic studies on Drosophila. Routine radiological monitoring activities are summarized. A list is included of publications and papers presented during the period. (For preceding period see UCRL-8265.) (C.H.)

1958-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Modular Systems Biology applied to TGFbeta and DNA Damage Response Signaling following Low Dose Radiation  

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Modular Systems Biology applied to TGFbeta and DNA Damage Response Signaling following Modular Systems Biology applied to TGFbeta and DNA Damage Response Signaling following Low Dose Radiation Francis A. Cucinotta 1 , Yongfeng Li 2 , Minli Wang 2 , Claudio Carra 2 , Janice Pluth 3 , and Peter O'Neill 4 1 NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 2 U.S.R.A. Division of Life Sciences, Houston TX 3 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA 4 Oxford University, Oxford UK Abstract: Modular systems biology (MSB) describes the complexity of biological systems using well defined modules that represent distinct biological response pathways or sub-systems within pathways. We review mathematical concepts from control theory that can be used to identify and construct well defined modules for describing complex biological processes. The DNA damage response and TGFbeta/Smad signaling are two important response pathways following

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Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Code 1 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering  

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Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Code 1 CODE of the Department of Chemical of Chemical & Biological Engineering. For clarity of presentation, some passages are copied directly from shall offer an undergraduate chemical and biological engineering program of technological, scientific

276

Evaluation of biological conversion of coal-derived synthesis gas  

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Foster Wheeler USA Corporation conducted an evaluation study on the biological conversion of synthesis gas to methane which is under development at the University of Arkansas. A conceptual design of an integrated coal-based SNG plant, employing the bioconversion process route, was developed together with the corresponding capital and operating costs. The economics were compared to those for a coal-based SNG plant design using the conventional catalytic route for shift and methanation. 5 refs., 10 figs., 22 tabs.

Fu, R.K.; Mazzella, G.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Biology  

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... PI NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Program at the University of Pennsylvania, M. Klein, PI National Stable Isotope Resource at ...

278

Stochastically scalable flow control  

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Recent advances in the mathematical analysis of flow control have prompted the creation of the Scalable TCP (STCP) and Exponential RED (E-RED) algorithms. These are designed to be scalable under the popular deterministic delay ...

Thomas Voice

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

under construction Munger Graduate  

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Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Gates Computer Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford Community Recreation Association (SCRA) Escondido INO REAL QUARRY RD LANE L PANAMA ST ARGUELLOWY CAMPUSDREAST SERRA ST ESCONDIDO MALL ROTH WY NELSO N M

Ford, James

280

Foundational platform for mammalian synthetic biology  

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The emergent field of synthetic biology is different from many other biological engineering efforts, in that its roots, design principles, and forward engineering perspective have been adopted from electrical engineering ...

Davidsohn, Noah (Noah Justin)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Authentic teaching and learning through synthetic biology  

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Synthetic biology is an emerging engineering discipline that, if successful, will allow well-characterized biological components to be predictably and reliably built into robust organisms that achieve specific functions. ...

Kuldell, Natalie

282

Atomic Biology, Electrostatics, and Ionic Channels  

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I believe an atomic biology is needed to supplement present day molecular biology, if we are to design and understand proteins, as well as define, make, and use them.

Eisenberg, R S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Controlled Processing of Mesoporous ??Fe  

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The liquid mixtures were processed into amorphous solid foams in a microwave oven under controlled sensor heating process. Based on TGA/DSC experiments

284

NH Acid Rain Control Act (New Hampshire)  

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The Act is implemented under New Hampshire's acid deposition control program established under the Rules to Control Air Pollution in Chapter Env-A 400. The goal of the Act is to reduce emissions...

285

BMC Evolutionary Biology BioMed Central  

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Research article Unveiling an ancient biological invasion: molecular analysis of an old European alien, the crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata)

Emiliano Trucchi; Valerio Sbordoni

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Biology and medical research at the exascale.  

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Advances in computational hardware and algorithms that have transformed areas of physics and engineering have recently brought similar benefits to biology and biomedical research. Biological sciences are undergoing a revolution. High-performance computing has accelerated the transition from hypothesis-driven to design-driven research at all scales, and computational simulation of biological systems is now driving the direction of biological experimentation and the generation of insights.

Wolf, L.; Pieper, G. W. (CLS-CI); ( MCS)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: Extreme Sensitivity in Biological ...  

THE LLNL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY PRODUCT 24 Partnering Today: Technology Transfer Highlights Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: Extreme Sensitivity in Biological Research

288

Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent ...  

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Description. Chemical and biological warfare agents are threats to the military and civilians alike in both terrorist and conventional warfare ...

289

Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent ...  

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Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination: George O. Bizzigolli, Richard P. Rhoads, Stephen J. Lee: 9781906799069: Books - ...

290

Definition: Direct Control Load Management | Open Energy Information  

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Control Load Management Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Direct Control Load Management Demand-Side Management that is under the direct control of the system operator....

291

Booly : a new data integration platform for systems biology  

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for enabling conceptual biology. Bioinformatics 2005, 21for data integration in biology. Trends Biotechnol 1999, 17(the unification of biology. The Gene Ontology Consortium.

Do, Long Hoang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

From virology to cell biology, understanding unconventional ubiquitination  

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From virology to cell biology, understanding unconventionalin Molecular and Cell Biology in the Graduate Division ofFrom virology to cell biology, understanding unconventional

Anania, Veronica Gina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Bridging the gap between systems biology and medicine  

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Genomics and Systems Biology for Health, CNRS Institute ofTN 37208, USA; 7 Systems Biology and Bioinformatics Group,Canada; 9 Computational Biology Unit Molecular Biotechnology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systems biology of the cardiac hypoxia response in Drosophila  

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in Molecular Systems Biology , volume 3, article number 99,appear in Molecular Systems Biology. The dissertation authoret al. (2003) The systems biology markup language (SBML): a

Feala, Jacob Daniel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Importance of systems biology in engineering microbes for biofuel production  

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of knowledge from sys-tems biology approaches in metabolicand by the Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 8. Blanch HW, Adams PD,

Mukhopadhyay, Aindrila

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Surface Mounted Under Counter Dimmable LED Strip-STR8  

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The product under assessment is an advanced lighting technologya controllable, surface mounted under-counter light emitting diode (LED) strip lighting system that is designed to provide various levels of direct and indirect white light.

2008-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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PACKAGE (Plasma Analysis, Chemical Kinetics and Generator Efficiency): a computer program for the calculation of partial chemical equilibrium/partial chemical rate controlled composition of multiphased mixtures under one dimensional steady flow  

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The NASA CEC Code was the starting point for PACKAGE, whose function is to evaluate the composition of a multiphase combustion product mixture under the following chemical conditions: (1) total equilibrium with pure condensed species; (2) total equilibrium with ideal liquid solution; (3) partial equilibrium/partial finite rate chemistry; and (4) fully finite rate chemistry. The last three conditions were developed to treat the evolution of complex mixtures such as coal combustion products. The thermodynamic variable pairs considered are either pressure (P) and enthalpy, P and entropy, at P and temperature. Minimization of Gibbs free energy is used. This report gives detailed discussions of formulation and input/output information used in the code. Sample problems are given. The code development, description, and current programming constraints are discussed. (DLC)

Yousefian, V.; Weinberg, M.H.; Haimes, R.

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Global warming and biological diversity  

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This book is based on presentations given at the World Wildlife Fund's Conference on Consequences of the Greenhouse Effect for Biological Diverisity in 1988, and includes updated literature citations. The general topics covered in the book include the following: overview; summary of past responses of plants to climatic change; general ecological and physiological responses; ecosystems in 4 specific regions (arctic marine, Alaskan North Slope, NW US forests, and Mediterranean); global warming's implications for conservation. Ideas and data from many ecosystems and information about the relationships between biodiversity and climatic change are brought together with a balance of factual information and defensible scientific prognostication.

Peters, R.L.; Lovejoy, T.E. (eds.)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Positron Emission Tomography Detector Development for Plant Biology  

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There are opportunities for the development of new tools to advance plant biology research through the use of radionuclides. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Duke University, West Virginia University and the University of Maryland are collaborating on the development of radionuclide imaging technologies to facilitate plant biology research. Biological research into optimizing plant productivity under various environmental constraints, biofuel and carbon sequestration research are areas that could potentially benefit from new imaging technologies. Using 11CO2 tracers, the investigators at Triangle University Nuclear Laboratory / Duke University Phytotron are currently researching the dynamical responses of plants to environmental changes forecasted from increasing greenhouse trace gases involved in global change. The biological research primary focus is to investigate the impact of elevated atmospheric CO2 and nutrients limitation on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in plants. We report here on preliminary results of 11CO2 plant imaging experiments involving barley plants using Jefferson Lab dual planar positron emission tomography detectors to image 11CO2 in live barley plants. New detector designs will be developed based on the preliminary studies reported here and further planned.

Weisenberger, A G; McKisson, J; Stolin, A; Zorn, C; Howell, C R; Crowell, A S; Reid, C D; Majewski, S

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Stem cell biology is population biology: differentiation of hematopoietic multipotent progenitors to common lymphoid and myeloid progenitors  

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M: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology. New York: Humana Press;In Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology. Edited by Kondo M. Newmodels in stem cell biology: replacement, quiescence, and

Mangel, Marc; Bonsall, Michael B

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid classification of biological components  

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A method is disclosed for analyzing a biological sample by antibody profiling for identifying forensic samples or for detecting the presence of an analyte. In an illustrative embodiment of the invention, the analyte is a drug, such as marijuana, Cocaine (crystalline tropane alkaloid), methamphetamine, methyltestosterone, or mesterolone. The method involves attaching antigens of the surface of a solid support in a preselected pattern to form an array wherein the locations of the antigens are known; contacting the array with the biological sample such that a portion of antibodies in the sample reacts with and binds to antigens in the array, thereby forming immune complexes; washing away antibodies that do not form immune complexes; and detecting the immune complexes, thereby forming an antibody profile. Forensic samples are identified by comparing a sample from an unknown source with a sample from a known source. Further, an assay, such as a test for illegal drug use, can be coupled to a test for identity such that the results of the assay can be positively correlated to a subject's identity.

Thompson, Vicki S. (Idaho Falls, ID); Barrett, Karen B. (Meridian, ID); Key, Diane E. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2010-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

302

Virology Journal BioMed Central Commentary Bacteriophages: The viruses for all seasons of molecular biology  

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Bacteriophage research continues to break new ground in our understanding of the basic molecular mechanisms of gene action and biological structure. The abundance of bacteriophages in nature and the diversity of their genomes are two reasons why phage research brims with excitement. The pages of Virology Journal will reflect the excitement of the "New Phage Biology." The launching of Virology Journal comes at a time of resurgence of interest in the basic biology of the bacteriophages and the impact that these viruses have on earth's ecology, evolution of microbial diversity and the control of infectious disease. Since playing an important part in the birth of Molecular Biology more than 50 years ago [1], phage research has continually broken new ground in our understanding of the basic molecular mechanisms of gene action and biological structure [2]. This trend shows no

Jim D Karam; Jim D Karam

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Molecular Mechanism Underlying Cellular Adaptive Response to Low Dose Radiation  

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Mechanism Underlying Cellular Adaptive Response to Low Dose Radiation Mechanism Underlying Cellular Adaptive Response to Low Dose Radiation Colette A. Sacksteder § , DJ Black ‡ , Heather Smallwood § , David G. Camp II † , and Thomas C. Squier § § Cell Biology and Biochemistry; † Biological Sciences Division Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA 99352 ‡ School of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Kansas City MO 64110 The goal of this research is to identify the molecular mechanisms by which cells adapt to low dose radiation exposure. Previously we have shown a radiation dependent increase of Calmodulin (CaM) in RAW 264.7 macrophages (RAW). Therefore we hypothesize that CaM and associated signaling complexes are sensors of low-dose radiation, resulting in alterations in energy metabolism and gene expression. The ultimate experimental goal

304

Biological Water Gas Shift DOE Hydrogen, Fuel Cell, and Infrastructure  

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Conventional WGS Gasifier Reformer HTS LTS PSA H2 Biological WGS Gasifier Reformer Biological WGS H2 PSA Biological WGS (no Reformer) Steam/Power Biological WGS H2 Gasifier PSA #12;Technical Approach Key Challenges

305

Evolutionary Approaches for Strain Optimization Using Dynamic Models under a Metabolic Engineering Perspective  

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One of the purposes of Systems Biology is the quantitative modeling of biochemical networks. In this effort, the use of dynamical mathematical models provides for powerful tools in the prediction of the phenotypical behavior of microorganisms under distinct ...

Pedro Evangelista; Isabel Rocha; Eugénio C. Ferreira; Miguel Rocha

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL TRANSFER ...  

Folding Reporter Not 4 Profit BMTA LANL Agreement Number: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC . BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT . THIS BIOLOGICAL ...

307

Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Biological...  

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of Energy's Office of Biological & Environmental Research and Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) to elucidate computing requirements for biological and...

308

Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy  

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Electron and x-ray microscopes are a valuable tool for both the life and materials sciences, but they are limited in their ability to image with nanometer-scale resolution in three dimensions nonperiodic objects that are several microns in size. To fill this gap, the technique of coherent x-ray diffraction imaging now under development takes advantage of the penetrating power of x rays while simultaneously removing the limitations imposed by lens-based optical systems. Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with scientists at the ALS and Cornell University, have taken a large step in this direction by using a lensless x-ray diffraction microscope to image a freeze-dried yeast cell to better than 30-nm resolution. Images were made at several angular orientations of the cell.

309

Biological conversion of synthesis gas. Limiting conditions/scale-up  

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The purpose of this research is to develop a technically and economically feasible process for biologically producing H(sub 2) from synthesis gas while, at the same time, removing harmful sulfur gas compounds. Six major tasks are being studied: 1. Culture development, where the best cultures are selected and conditions optimized for simultaneous hydrogen production and sulfur gas removal; 2. Mass transfer and kinetic studies in which equations necessary for process design are developed; 3. Bioreactor design studies, where the cultures chosen in Task 1 are utilized in continuous reaction vessels to demonstrate process feasibility and define operating conditions; 4. Evaluation of biological synthetic gas conversion under limiting conditions in preparation for industrial demonstration studies; 5. Process scale-up where laboratory data are scaled to larger-size units in preparation for process demonstration in a pilot-scale unit; and 6. Economic evaluation, where process simulations are used to project process economics and identify high cost areas during sensitivity analyses.

Basu, R.; Klasson, K.T.; Takriff, M.; Clausen, E.C.; Gaddy, J.L.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy  

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Electron and x-ray microscopes are a valuable tool for both the life and materials sciences, but they are limited in their ability to image with nanometer-scale resolution in three dimensions nonperiodic objects that are several microns in size. To fill this gap, the technique of coherent x-ray diffraction imaging now under development takes advantage of the penetrating power of x rays while simultaneously removing the limitations imposed by lens-based optical systems. Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with scientists at the ALS and Cornell University, have taken a large step in this direction by using a lensless x-ray diffraction microscope to image a freeze-dried yeast cell to better than 30-nm resolution. Images were made at several angular orientations of the cell.

311

Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy  

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Electron and x-ray microscopes are a valuable tool for both the life and materials sciences, but they are limited in their ability to image with nanometer-scale resolution in three dimensions nonperiodic objects that are several microns in size. To fill this gap, the technique of coherent x-ray diffraction imaging now under development takes advantage of the penetrating power of x rays while simultaneously removing the limitations imposed by lens-based optical systems. Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with scientists at the ALS and Cornell University, have taken a large step in this direction by using a lensless x-ray diffraction microscope to image a freeze-dried yeast cell to better than 30-nm resolution. Images were made at several angular orientations of the cell.

312

Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy  

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Electron and x-ray microscopes are a valuable tool for both the life and materials sciences, but they are limited in their ability to image with nanometer-scale resolution in three dimensions nonperiodic objects that are several microns in size. To fill this gap, the technique of coherent x-ray diffraction imaging now under development takes advantage of the penetrating power of x rays while simultaneously removing the limitations imposed by lens-based optical systems. Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with scientists at the ALS and Cornell University, have taken a large step in this direction by using a lensless x-ray diffraction microscope to image a freeze-dried yeast cell to better than 30-nm resolution. Images were made at several angular orientations of the cell.

313

Astrophysical and Biological Constraints on Radiopanspermia  

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We have carried out a series of calculations involving bacteria and viruses embedded in dust grains, which are ejected from our solar system by radiation pressure, and travel through space to other star systems. Under many conditions, this kind of panspermia is impractical, primarily because the ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the present Sun inactivates the micro-organisms. However, if the organisms are shielded by an absorbing material like carbon, and if ejection takes place in the late-Sun (red-giant) phase of a one-solar-mass star like our Sun, there is a significant probability that these micro-organisms can reach another star system alive (i.e., with only sub-lethal damage from UV and ionizing radiation). In addition to panspermia with viable micro-organisms, we note that it is possible to seed the Galaxy with inactivated ones, whose DNA and RNA fragments may provide the initial information necessary to start biological evolution in favorable environments. 1.

Jeff Secker; Paul S. Wesson; James R. Lepock

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Biological production of ethanol from coal  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Due to the abundant supply of coal in the United States, significant research efforts have occurred over the past 15 years concerning the conversion of coal to liquid fuels. Researchers at the University of Arkansas have concentrated on a biological approach to coal liquefaction, starting with coal-derived synthesis gas as the raw material. Synthesis gas, a mixture of CO, H[sub 2], CO[sub 2], CH[sub 4] and sulfur gases, is first produced using traditional gasification techniques. The CO, CO[sub 2] and H[sub 2] are then converted to ethanol using a bacterial culture of Clostridium 1jungdahlii. Ethanol is the desired product if the resultant product stream is to be used as a liquid fuel. However, under normal operating conditions, the wild strain'' produces acetate in favor of ethanol in conjunction with growth in a 20:1 molar ratio. Research was performed to determine the conditions necessary to maximize not only the ratio of ethanol to acetate, but also to maximize the concentration of ethanol resulting in the product stream.

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1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Dream controller  

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A method and apparatus for intelligently controlling continuous process variables. A Dream Controller comprises an Intelligent Engine mechanism and a number of Model-Free Adaptive (MFA) controllers, each of which is suitable to control a process with specific behaviors. The Intelligent Engine can automatically select the appropriate MFA controller and its parameters so that the Dream Controller can be easily used by people with limited control experience and those who do not have the time to commission, tune, and maintain automatic controllers.

Cheng, George Shu-Xing; Mulkey, Steven L; Wang, Qiang; Chow, Andrew J

2013-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

316

International Journal of Systems Biology  

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|| Bioinfo Publications || 57 || Bioinfo Publications || 57 International Journal of Systems Biology ISSN: 0975-2900 & E-ISSN: 0975-9204, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2013, pp.-57-72. Available online at http://www.bioinfopublication.org/jouarchive.php?opt=&jouid=BPJ0000252 IWATA M. 1 , SHIRAISHI F. 1 AND VOIT E.O. 2 * 1 Section of Bio-process design, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-Ku, Fukuoka 820-8581, Japan. 2 The Wallace H. Coulter, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, 313 Ferst Drive, Suite 4103, Atlanta, GA 30332-0535, U.S.A. *Corresponding Author: Email- eberhard.voit@bme.gatech.edu Received: August 05, 2013; Accepted: September 03, 2013

317

Continuum Electrostatics in Cell Biology  

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Recent experiments revealing possible nanoscale electrostatic interactions in force generation at kinetochores for chromosome motions have prompted speculation regarding possible models for interactions between positively charged molecules in kinetochores and negative charge on C-termini near the plus ends of microtubules. A clear picture of how kinetochores establish and maintain a dynamic coupling to microtubules for force generation during the complex motions of mitosis remains elusive. The current paradigm of molecular cell biology requires that specific molecules, or molecular geometries, for force generation be identified. However, it is possible to account for mitotic motions within a classical electrostatics approach in terms of experimentally known cellular electric charge interacting over nanometer distances. These charges are modeled as bound surface and volume continuum charge distributions. Electrostatic consequences of intracellular pH changes during mitosis may provide a master clock for the events of mitosis.

L. John Gagliardi

2010-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

318

Functional quantum biology in photosynthesis and magnetoreception  

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Is there a functional role for quantum mechanics or coherent quantum effects in biological processes? While this question is as old as quantum theory, only recently have measurements on biological systems on ultra-fast time-scales shed light on a possible answer. In this review we give an overview of the two main candidates for biological systems which may harness such functional quantum effects: photosynthesis and magnetoreception. We discuss some of the latest evidence both for and against room temperature quantum coherence, and consider whether there is truly a functional role for coherence in these biological mechanisms. Finally, we give a brief overview of some more speculative examples of functional quantum biology including the sense of smell, long-range quantum tunneling in proteins, biological photoreceptors, and the flow of ions across a cell membrane.

Lambert, Neill; Cheng, Yuan-Chung; Li, Che-Ming; Chen, Guang-Yin; Nori, Franco

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Functional quantum biology in photosynthesis and magnetoreception  

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Is there a functional role for quantum mechanics or coherent quantum effects in biological processes? While this question is as old as quantum theory, only recently have measurements on biological systems on ultra-fast time-scales shed light on a possible answer. In this review we give an overview of the two main candidates for biological systems which may harness such functional quantum effects: photosynthesis and magnetoreception. We discuss some of the latest evidence both for and against room temperature quantum coherence, and consider whether there is truly a functional role for coherence in these biological mechanisms. Finally, we give a brief overview of some more speculative examples of functional quantum biology including the sense of smell, long-range quantum tunneling in proteins, biological photoreceptors, and the flow of ions across a cell membrane.

Neill Lambert; Yueh-Nan Chen; Yuan-Chung Cheng; Che-Ming Li; Guang-Yin Chen; Franco Nori

2012-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

320

Electrostatic thin film chemical and biological sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A chemical and biological agent sensor includes an electrostatic thin film supported by a substrate. The film includes an electrostatic charged surface to attract predetermined biological and chemical agents of interest. A charge collector associated with said electrostatic thin film collects charge associated with surface defects in the electrostatic film induced by the predetermined biological and chemical agents of interest. A preferred sensing system includes a charge based deep level transient spectroscopy system to read out charges from the film and match responses to data sets regarding the agents of interest. A method for sensing biological and chemical agents includes providing a thin sensing film having a predetermined electrostatic charge. The film is exposed to an environment suspected of containing the biological and chemical agents. Quantum surface effects on the film are measured. Biological and/or chemical agents can be detected, identified and quantified based on the measured quantum surface effects.

Prelas, Mark A. (Columbia, MO); Ghosh, Tushar K. (Columbia, MO); Tompson, Jr., Robert V. (Columbia, MO); Viswanath, Dabir (Columbia, MO); Loyalka, Sudarshan K. (Columbia, MO)

2010-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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On Biology as an Emergent Science  

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Biology is considered here as an "emergent science" in the sense of Anderson and of Laughlin and Pines. It is demonstrated that a straightforward mathematical definition of "biological system" is useful in showing how biology differs in structure from the lower levels in Anderson's "More is Different" hierarchy. Using cells in a chemostat as a paradigmatic exemplar of a biological system, it is found that a coherent collection of metabolic pathways through a single cell in the chemostat also satisfies the proposed definition of a biological system. This provides a theoretical and mathematical underpinning for Young's fundamental model of biological organization and integration. Evidence for the therapeutic efficacy of Young's method of analysis is provided by preliminary results of clinical trials of a specific application of Young's model to the treatment of cancer cachexia.

H. Pierre Noyes

2007-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

322

Computational biology and high performance computing  

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Acknowledgements for Community White Paper in ComputationalComputational Biology white paper Is there strong objectionportions of community white paper on high end computing

Shoichet, Brian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

The Molecular Foundry - Biological Nanostructures - Staff - Caroline...  

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Caroline Ajo-Franklin Overview Capabilities & Tools Staff Staff Publications User Publications Staff Scientist, Biological Nanostructures Facility cajo-franklin@lbl.gov...

324

Decontamination of Biological Threats in Water Supplies  

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Decontamination of Biological Threats in Water Supplies. ... The availability of safe pure drinking water in the United States is taken for granted. ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Chemical and biological warfare agents are continuing threats to the military on the battlefield as well as to civilians in the form of terrorist ...

326

Bookonline - Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare ...  

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Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination I found this book here - AZBookFinder.com It's a simple and faster way to find a ...

327

Handbook of chemical and biological warfare agent ...  

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Get this from a library! Handbook of chemical and biological warfare agent decontamination. [George O Bizzigotti; et al] -- "A one-stop reference ...

328

Transporting & Shipping Hazardous Materials at LBNL: Biological...  

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containment as needed to keep the primary containers upright. Remove gloves and wash hands after preparing biological materials for transport. Lab coat, clean gloves, and...

329

EMSL: Science: Biological Interactions and Dynamics  

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Biological Interactions and Dynamics Cryo-transmission electron microscope image of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Understanding and optimizing the response of organisms and...

330

Synthetic Cells Shed Biological Insights While Delivering ...  

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Synthetic Cells Shed Biological Insights While Delivering Battery Power. ... Image of two artificial cells that can act as a tiny battery. ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Molecular biology of signal transduction in plants  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This volume contains abstracts of oral presentations and poster sessions of the 1991 Cold Springs Harbor Meeting entitled Molecular Biology of Signal Transduction in Plants.

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1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

MATH 496: Computational Biology ? Algebraic Statistical ... - CECM  

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MATH 496: Computational Biology ? Algebraic Statistical Model. 4. Log-linear Algebraic statistical Model : Part A: Introduction. 1. Definition: Let A = ( ) be a ...

333

Why sequence census of fungal biology?  

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sequence census of fungal biology? Despite the large number of sequenced fungal genomes, the current taxonomic sampling is limited to well-characterized lineages of the Kingdom and...

334

EMSL: Science: GC: Membrane Biology - Project Achievements  

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Project Achievements EMSL's Membrane Biology Scientific Grand Challenge researchers grew Cyanothece in defined culture conditions and entrained it to a 12-hour light12-hour...

335

Computational Biology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

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Pipeline Domain Parser Prospect2 MIRA Welcome to Our Web Site We are the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group of the Biosciences Division of Oak Ridge National...

336

MODELING IN COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY NOTES OF ... - CECM  

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MODELING IN COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY. NOTES OF WEEK 9. 1. Fully Observed Markov Model: F. Sometimes we want to model a process of generating ...

337

Biological Systems for Hydrogen Photoproduction (Presentation)  

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Presentation on Biological Systems for Hydrogen Photoproduction for the 2005 Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies Program Annual Review held in Arlington, Virginia, May 23-26, 2005.

Ghirardi, M. L.; Kim, K.; King, P.; Maness, P. C.; Seibert, M.

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Molecular and Systems Biology | Biosciences Division  

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the molecular function information derived from these studies will enable synthetic biology approaches that modulate the system response by manipulating components of...

339

Molecular and Systems Biology | Biosciences Division  

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Molecular and Systems Biology BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications People Contact Us Organization Chart Site Index Inside BIO BIO Safety About Argonne...

340

Biological Nitrification Inhibition (BNI) Potential in Sorghum  

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for biological nitrification inhibition by sorghum (Sorghum bicolor). New Phytol 2008;180:442-451.in the root-DCM wash (?g) Wild sorghums Fig. 3. Relationship

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Person-Specific Knowledge And Knowledge Of Biological Categories  

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INTRODUCTION In recent years, a considerable number of published neuropsychological studies have reported cases of apparent category-specific dissociations within semantic memory. The most commonly reported pattern is one in which biological or living categories (e.g. animals, birds, fruits, vegetables) are less well preserved than nonliving, inanimate categories (e.g. furniture, kitchen utensils, clothes); see McCarthy and Warrington (1994) for a review. Although it has been demonstrated that exemplars from biological categories can be less frequently encountered, less familiar, and more visually complex than exemplars from inanimate categories (e.g. Funnell & Sheridan, 1992; Stewart, Parkin, & Hunkin, 1992), it is clear that an artefactual account of a "living--nonliving" dissociation is not sufficient to explain all cases, since the dissociation can be found even when cognitive variables such as familiarity and visual complexity are controlled (e.g. Farah, Meyer, &McMullen, 1996).

Janice Kay; J. Richard Hanley

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

REACTOR CONTROL ROD OPERATING SYSTEM  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A nuclear reactor control rod mechanism is designed which mechanically moves the control rods into and out of the core under normal conditions but rapidly forces the control rods into the core by catapultic action in the event of an emergency. (AEC)

Miller, G.

1961-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

343

Radionuclides in biology and medicine-review and future  

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Radioactivity was discovered by Becquerel in France on March 1, 1896. It is appropriate in this centennial year to review its history, especially its applications in biology and medicine. Its future is currently {open_quotes}under a cloud{close_quotes} because of the exaggerated fear of health risks from low-level radioactivity. The author is optimistic about its future, but one will have to wait a few decades for the cloud of ignorance to pass and the sunshine of education about radiation to greatly reduce radiation phobia.

Cameron, J.R. [Cameron Consultant, Lone Rock, WI (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

344

Testing systems for biologic markers of genotoxic exposure and effect  

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Societal interest in genotoxicity stems from two concerns: the fear of carcinogenesis secondary to somatic mutation; and the fear of birth defects and decreasing genetic fitness secondary to heritable mutation. There is a pressing need to identify agents that can cause these effects, to understand the underlying dose-response relationships, to identify exposed populations, and to estimate both the magnitude of exposure and the risk of adverse health effects in such populations. Biologic markers refer either to evidence in surrogate organisms, or to the expressions of exposure and effect in human populations. 21 refs.

Mendelsohn, M.L.

1986-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

345

Quality Control and Captive Rearing Genetics of the Biological Control Agent Trichogramma pretiosum  

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Genetics 4: 189-197. Grenier, S. , and P. De Clercq. 2003.Genetics 4: 189-197. Grenier, S. , and P. De Clercq. 2003.Lassabliere, J. Daumal, and S. Grenier. 2002. Does a cyclic

Gonzalez-Cabrera, Jaime

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Category:Under Development | Open Energy Information  

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Under Development Under Development Jump to: navigation, search Pages in this category have been flagged as being under development, most likely by inclusion of the UnderDevelopment template. Pages in category "Under Development" The following 56 pages are in this category, out of 56 total. C Colorado/Transmission/State Data G GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.1 - NPDES Permit Application GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.10 - Did majority of RWQCB approve the permit GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.11 - EPA Review of Adopted Permit GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.12 - Were all EPA objections resolved GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.13 - NPDES Permit issued GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.2 - Review of application for completeness GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.3 - Is the application complete for the Regional Water Quality Control Board GRR/Elements/14-CA-b.4 - EPA review for completeness

347

Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION  

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Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden Last Updated August 30, 2013 #12;2 The Plant Biology and Conservation (PBC) Graduate and conservation. The PBC graduate program brings together basic and applied sciences faculty from NU and the CBG

Reber, Paul J.

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Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION  

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Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden Last Updated April 24, 2013 #12;2 The Plant Biology and Conservation (PBC) Graduate Program and conservation. The PBC graduate program brings together basic and applied sciences faculty from NU and the CBG

Andrade, Jose

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Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION  

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Graduate Program Guide PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden Last Updated March 19, 2013 #12;2 The Plant Biology and Conservation (PBC) Graduate Program and conservation. The PBC graduate program brings together basic and applied sciences faculty from NU and the CBG

Andrade, Jose

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Ninth International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology  

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This report is a compilation of abstracts from papers which were discussed at a workshop on plant membrane biology. Topics include: plasma membrane ATP-ases; plant-environment interactions, membrane receptors; signal transduction; ion channel physiology; biophysics and molecular biology; vaculor H+ pumps; sugar carriers; membrane transport; and cellular structure and function.

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1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

351

Introduction to Biological Inspiration for Intelligent Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper serves as a short introduction for the special PerMIS session on Biological Inspiration (BI) for Intelligent Systems. The paper is organized into 4 parts. Part 1 provides a brief introduction to the idea and history of bio-inspiration for ... Keywords: biological inspiration, developmental robotics, dual cognitive systems, intelligent systems

Gary Berg-Cross

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Learning molecular biology by VR playing  

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Learning by playing is one of the natural way for knowledge and skill acquisition. This paper addresses the issue of learning molecular biology by Virtual Reality (VR) based playing. A software system MolecularStudio is developed using the VR Technology ... Keywords: VR, biology, computer game, learning, playing

BF Lu; KT Lim; JM Zheng; YY Cai

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Space directed coils for biological objectives  

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There are given different constructions of electromagnetic coils for using in biomedicine. There are developed constructions of space directed coils for increasing and decreasing the growth of cells in biology and medicine. Keywords: biological objectives, coils, decreasing, growth, increasing, space-directed

V. I. Vlastopulo

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Faculty of Science Biological Sciences  

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on July 1, 2010. California Storm Water BMP Handbook ­ Construction, January 2003 LBNL Surface Water in Bevatron beamline targets, and chromium in the cooling tower. Some of these materials may be present control to remaining active and non-active areas as required by the California Stormwater BMPs Handbook

Auckland, University of

355

Biological conversion of synthesis gas  

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Mass transfer and kinetic studies were carried out for the Rhodospirillum rubrum and Chlorobium thiosulfatophilum bacterial systems. R. rubrum is a photosynthetic anaerobic bacterium which catalyzes the biological water gas shift reaction: CO + H[sub 2]0 [yields] CO[sub 2] + H[sub 2]. C. thiosulfatophilum is also a H[sub 2]S and COS to elemental sulfur. The growth of R. rubrum may be satisfactorily carried out at 25[degree] and 30[degree]C, while CO uptake and thus the conversion of CO best occurs at temperatures of either 30[degree], 32[degree] or 34[degree]C. The rate of conversion of COs and H[sub 2]O to CO[sub 2] and H[sub 2]S may be modeled by a first order rate expression. The rate constant at 30[degree]C was found to be 0.243 h[sup [minus]1]. The growth of C. thiosulfatophilum may be modeled in terms of incoming light intensity using a Monod equation: [mu] = [sub 351] + I[sub o]/[sup 0.152]I[sub o]. Comparisons of the growth of R. rubrum and C. thiosulfatophilum shows that the specific growth rate of C. thiosulfatophilum is much higher at a given light intensity.

Klasson, K.T.; Basu, R.; Johnson, E.R.; Clausen, E.C.; Gaddy, J.L.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee  

Office of Science (SC) Website

October 28-29, 2013 October 28-29, 2013 Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC) BERAC Home Meetings BERAC Minutes BERAC Minutes Archive Members Charges/Reports Charter .pdf file (40KB) BER Committees of Visitors BER Home Meetings Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee October 28-29, 2013 Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Agenda .pdf file (10KB) Presentations: Sharlene Weatherwax .pdf file (575KB) - Office of Biological and Environmental Research Update Todd Anderson .pdf file (3.3MB) - Biological Systems Science Division Update Gary Geernaert .pdf file (2.2MB) - Climate and Environmental Sciences Division Update Minghua Zhang .pdf file (215KB) - Climate and Environmental Research Division COV Gary Stacey .pdf file (16.8MB) - Biological Nitrogen Fixation:

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Biology and Soft Matter | Neutron Sciences | ORNL  

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Biology and Soft Matter Biology and Soft Matter SHARE Biology and Soft Matter This is a time of unprecedented opportunity for using neutrons in biological and soft matter research. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has invested in two forefront neutron user facilities, the accelerator-based Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and the reactor-based High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Researchers have access to new instrumentation on some of the world's most intense neutron beam lines for studying the structure, function, and dynamics of complex systems. We anticipate that soft matter and biological sciences of tomorrow will require understanding, predicting, and manipulating complex systems to produce the new materials and products required to meet our nation's

358

Controlling DNA Methylation  

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Controlling DNA Methylation Though life on earth is composed of a diverse range of organisms, some with many different types of tissues and cells, all these are encoded by a molecule we call DNA. The information required to build a protein is stored in DNA within the cells. Not all the message in the DNA is used in each cell and not all the message is used all the time. During cell differentiation, the cells become dedicated for their specific function which involves selectively activating some genes and repressing others. Gene regulation is an important event in the developmental biology and the biology of various diseases, but a more complex process. Controlling DNA Methylation Though life on earth is composed of a diverse range of organisms, some with many different types of tissues and cells, all these are encoded by a molecule we call DNA. The information required to build a protein is stored in DNA within the cells. Not all the message in the DNA is used in each cell and not all the message is used all the time. During cell differentiation, the cells become dedicated for their specific function which involves selectively activating some genes and repressing others. Gene regulation is an important event in the developmental biology and the biology of various diseases, but a more complex process. In the bacteria there are distinct enzymes while one is capable of cleaving DNA, the other protects DNA by modification. The complementary function provided by the set of enzymes offers a defense mechanism against the phage infection and DNA invasion. The incoming DNA is cleaved sequence specifically by the class of enzymes called restriction endonuclease (REase). The host DNA is protected by the sequence specific action of matching set of enzymes called the DNA methyltransferase (MTase). The control of the relative activities of the REase and MTase is critical because a reduced ratio of MTase/REase activity would lead to cell death via autorestriction. However too high a ratio would fail to provide protection against invading viral DNA. In addition a separate group of proteins capable of controlling R-M proteins have been identified in various restriction-modification (R-M) systems which are called C proteins (Roberts et al., 2003).

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy  

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Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Biological Imaging by Soft X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy Print Wednesday, 30 November 2005 00:00 Electron and x-ray microscopes are a valuable tool for both the life and materials sciences, but they are limited in their ability to image with nanometer-scale resolution in three dimensions nonperiodic objects that are several microns in size. To fill this gap, the technique of coherent x-ray diffraction imaging now under development takes advantage of the penetrating power of x rays while simultaneously removing the limitations imposed by lens-based optical systems. Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with scientists at the ALS and Cornell University, have taken a large step in this direction by using a lensless x-ray diffraction microscope to image a freeze-dried yeast cell to better than 30-nm resolution. Images were made at several angular orientations of the cell.

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AVESTAR® - Control  

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Control Control AVESTAR control system efforts are focused on development of computational approaches for simulation and advanced controls for energy systems. Power generation technologies are growing more sophisticated and require control strategies and systems to be updated to allow plant owners to take full advantage of their increased capabilities. A well designed control system can provide the ability to hit and maintain setpoints without oscillation for optimum power plant operation. Implementation of complex control systems developed through advanced computational approaches will increase efficiency and reduce emissions. The AVESTAR team is focusing on the following three areas of process control research: 1) Plant-wide control system design, 2) Advanced regulatory control, and 3) Advanced process control. Process control models, methods, and tools are developed and applied to a wide variety of energy systems ranging from smart plant to smart grid.

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Environment induced incoherent controllability  

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We prove that the environment induced entanglement between two non interacting, two-dimensional quantum systems S and P can be used to control the dynamics of S by means of the initial state of P. Using a simple, exactly solvable model, we show that both accessibility and controllability of S can be achieved under suitable conditions on the interaction of S and P with the environment.

Raffaele Romano; Domenico D'Alessandro

2005-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Division of Biological and Medical Research annual research summary, 1983  

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This research summary contains brief descriptions of research in the following areas: (1) mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis; (2) role of metals in cocarcinogenesis and the use of liposomes for metal mobilization; (3) control of mutagenesis and cell differentiation in cultured cells by tumor promoters; (4) radiation effects in mammalian cells; (5) radiation carcinogenesis and radioprotectors; (6) life shortening, tumor induction, and tissue dose for fission-neutron and gamma-ray irradiations; (7) mammalian genetics and biostatistics; (8) radiation toxicity studies; (9) hematopoiesis in chronic toxicity; (10) molecular biology studies; (11) chemical toxicology; (12) carcinogen identification and metabolism; (13) metal metabolism and toxicity; and (14) neurobehavioral chronobiology. (ACR)

Barr, S.H. (ed.)

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BMC Systems Biology BioMed Central Commentary Models for synthetic biology  

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Synthetic biological engineering is emerging from biology as a distinct discipline based on quantification. The technologies propelling synthetic biology are not new, nor is the concept of designing novel biological molecules. What is new is the emphasis on system behavior. The objective is the design and construction of new biological devices and systems to deliver useful applications. Numerous synthetic gene circuits have been created in the past decade, including bistable switches, oscillators, and logic gates, and possible applications abound, including biofuels, detectors for biochemical and chemical weapons, disease diagnosis, and gene therapies. More than fifty years after the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA, molecular biology is mature enough for real quantification that is useful for biological engineering applications, similar to the revolution in modeling in chemistry in the 1950s. With the excitement that synthetic biology is generating, the engineering and biological science communities appear remarkably willing to cross disciplinary boundaries toward a common goal. Synthetic biological engineering is emerging from biology

Yiannis N Kaznessis

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Radiotracer Chemistry and Instrumentation for Biological Imaging  

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Addiction Research at Brookhaven Addiction Research at Brookhaven History: In 1987, Brookhaven National Laboratory became the first research institution to use positron emission tomography (PET) and other medical imaging techniques to investigate the brain mechanisms underlying drug addiction. Addiction Research Press Releases brain volume Drinking Alcohol Shrinks Critical Brain Regions in Genetically Vulnerable Mice - 2/15/2012 Brain scans of two strains of mice imbibing significant quantities of alcohol reveal serious shrinkage in some brain regions - but only in mice lacking a particular type of receptor for dopamine, the brain's "reward" chemical. brain scan Gray Matter in Brain's Control Center Linked to Ability to Process Reward - 11/29/2011 Study is first to show link between structure and function in healthy people, and the impairment of both structure and function in people addicted to cocaine.

365

Signal processing underlying extrinsic control of stem cell fate  

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. Zandstra Purpose of review Strategies to manipulate stem cells for therapeutic applications are limited- Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied seemingly not possible if STAT activation sim- ply inhibited itself. The relation between the kinetic

Zandstra, Peter W.

366

Optimal Control of Residential Energy Storage Under Price Fluctuations  

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Abstract—An increasing number of retail energy markets exhibit price fluctuations and provide home users the opportunity to buy energy at lower than average prices. However, such cost savings are hard to realize in practice because they require human users to observe the price fluctuations and shift their electricity demand to low price periods. We propose to temporarily store energy of low price periods in a home battery and use it later to satisfy user demand when energy prices are high. This enables home users to save on their electricity bill by exploiting price variability without changing their consumption habits. We formulate the problem of minimizing the cost of energy storage purchases subject to both user demands and prices as a Markov Decision Process and show that the optimal policy has a threshold structure. We also use a numerical example to show that this policy can lead to significant cost savings, and we offer various directions for future research. Index Terms—Battery storage, dynamic pricing, dynamic programming, energy storage, threshold policy. I.

Nidhi Hegde; Laurent Massoulié; Theodoros Salonidis

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Control of CO2 Emissions of China under Kyoto Protocol  

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the paper explores the major factors that affect CO2 emissions by the analysis for time-series of China since Chinese innovation and opening. The analysis concludes that there is no inverse-U curve between economic development and CO2 emissions. The ...

Zhao Yong

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Controls of Global Snow under a Changed Climate  

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This study assesses the ability of a newly developed high-resolution coupled model from the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory to simulate the cold-season hydroclimate in the present climate and examines its response to climate change forcing. ...

Sarah B. Kapnick; Thomas L. Delworth

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Healthcare & Biology Licenses Available | ORNL  

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Healthcare and Biology Healthcare and Biology SHARE Healthcare and Biology 200000830 Monolythic Analyte Concentrator and Separator for Cantilever Sensors 200000838 Nanoscale Photonic Spectrometer 200000846 Hybrid Valve System for Fluid Handling 200000870 Microwave Thawing Apparatus and Method 200000872 Package for Microwave- Assisted Thawing and Method for Use 200000894 Physical Sequencing - A Novel Method of Sequencing Nucleic Acids 200100901 Spherical Ferrite Bead and Method of Making 200100913 Automated Soil Gas Monitoring Chamber 200100927 Photoelectrochemical Molecular Comb 200100942 Succinic Acid Producing E. coli Strain 200100943 DNA and RNA Sequencing by Nanoscale Reading Through Programmable Electrophoresis and Nanoelectrode-Gated Tunneling and Dielectric Detection

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Lighting Group: Controls: Wireless Controls  

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Wireless Controls Wireless Lighting Control System (with DUST Networks) Objective The project objectives are to: 1. Demonstrate that wireless technology can be cost-effectively...

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PhytoBeta imager: a positron imager for plant biology  

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Several positron emitting radioisotopes such as 11C and 13N can be used in plant biology research. The 11CO2 tracer is used to facilitate plant biology research toward optimization of plant productivity, biofuel development and carbon sequestration in biomass. Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging has been used to study carbon transport in live plants using 11CO2. Because plants typically have very thin leaves, little medium is present for the emitted positrons to undergo an annihilation event. The emitted positrons from 11C (maximum energy 960 keV) could require up to approximately 4 mm of water equivalent material for positron annihilation. Thus many of the positrons do not annihilate inside the leaf, resulting in limited sensitivity for PET imaging. To address this problem we have developed a compact beta-positive, beta-minus particle imager (PhytoBeta imager) for 11CO2 leaf imaging. The detector is based on a Hamamatsu H8500 position sensitive photomultiplier tube optically coupled via optical grease to a 0.5 mm thick Eljen EJ-212 plastic scintillator. The detector is equipped with a flexible arm to allow its placement and orientation over or under the leaf to be studied while maintaining the leaf's original orientation. To test the utility of the system the detector was used to measure carbon translocation in a leaf of the spicebush (Lindera benzoin) under two transient light conditions.

Weisenberger, Andrew G; Lee, Seungjoon; McKisson, John; McKisson, J E; Xi, Wenze; Zorn, Carl; Reid, Chantal D; Howell, Calvin R; Crowell, Alexander S; Cumberbatch, Laurie; Fallin, Brent; Stolin, Alexander

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Construction and biological activities of the first infectious cDNA clones of the genus Foveavirus  

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Grapevine rupestris stem pitting-associated virus (GRSPaV, genus Foveavirus, family Betaflexiviridae) is one of the most prevalent viruses in grapevines and is associated with three distinct diseases: rupestris stem pitting, vein necrosis and Syrah decline. Little is known about the biology and pathological properties of GRSPaV. In this work, we engineered a full-length infectious cDNA clone for GRSPaV and a GFP-tagged variant, both under the transcriptional control of Cauliflower mosaic virus 35 S promoter. We demonstrated that these cDNA clones were infectious in grapevines and Nicotiana benthamiana through fluorescence microscopy, RT-PCR, Western blotting and immuno electron microscopy. Interestingly, GRSPaV does not cause systemic infection in four of the most commonly used herbaceous plants, even in the presence of the movement proteins of two other viruses which are known to complement numerous movement-defective viruses. These infectious clones are the first of members of Foveavirus which would allow further investigations into mechanisms governing different aspects of replication for GRSPaV and perhaps related viruses.

Meng, Baozhong, E-mail: bmeng@uoguelph.ca [Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G2W1 (Canada)] [Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G2W1 (Canada); Venkataraman, Srividhya; Li, Caihong; Wang, Weizhou [Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G2W1 (Canada)] [Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G2W1 (Canada); Dayan-Glick, Cathy; Mawassi, Munir [The Plant Pathology Department-The Virology Unit, Plant Protection Institute, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet-Dagan 50250 (Israel)] [The Plant Pathology Department-The Virology Unit, Plant Protection Institute, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet-Dagan 50250 (Israel)

2013-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

373

Under-nutrition Abbreviations  

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# The Author(s) 2010. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Abstract Developmental insults during gestation, such as under-nutrition, are known to restrict the number of beta cells that form in the fetal pancreas and are maintained in adulthood, leading to increased risk of type 2 diabetes. There are now substantial data indicating that glucocorticoids mediate this effect of under-nutrition on beta cell mass and that even at physiological levels they restrain fetal beta cell development in utero. There are emerging clues that this occurs downstream of endocrine commitment by neurogenin 3 but prior to terminal beta cell differentiation. Deciphering the precise mechanism will be important as it might unveil new pathways by which to manipulate beta cell mass that could be exploited as novel therapies for patients with diabetes.

L. C. Matthews; N. A. Hanley; E Embryonic Day

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Fish Smother Under Ice  

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Smother Under Ice Smother Under Ice A BULLETIN FOR THE CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS DESIGNED FOR INCLUSION IN THE WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT SENT OUT FROM THE OFFICE OF SUPT. WILLIAM H. JOHNSON Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation February 1, 1945 Nature Bulletin No. 1 FOREST PRESERVE NOTES Grown-ups, who used to kive on a farm or in a small town, are fond of talking about the old-fashioned winters "when I was a boy" and the winters that grandpa used to tell about. Well, one would have to go back a long, long time to find a winter as severe as this one. FISH SMOTHER UNDER ICE Lakes and streams breathe the same as living things. When they are covered with ice and snow they cannot get air and they much hold their breath until the ice thaws. While they are holding their breath the oxygen in the water is gradually used up by the living things sealed up in it -- fish, plants "bugs", snails, and hosts of microscopic life. If the ice lasts long enough, these living things die one after another as each kind reaches the point where it cannot stand any further oxygen starvation. Sometimes temporary relief is given by rains and melting snow that bring fresh, serated water under the ice, but no method of artificial respiration has been found that works. Sometimes, too, when water plants get enough sunlight through clear ice they produce small amounts of oxygen and delay the suffocation of the fish, etc.; but when snow and cloudy ice cuts off the light this does not happen.

375

Aquatic plant control research  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Northwest region of the United States contains extensive canal systems that transport water for hydropower generation. Nuisance plants, including algae, that grow in these systems reduce their hydraulic capacity through water displacement and increased surface friction. Most control methods are applied in an ad hoc fashion. The goal of this work is to develop cost-effective, environmentally sound, long-term management strategies to prevent and control nuisance algal growth. This paper reports on a multi-year study, performed in collaboration with the Pacific Gas & Electric Company, to investigate algal growth in their canal systems, and to evaluate various control methodologies. Three types of controls, including mechanical, biological and chemical treatment, were selected for testing and evaluation. As part of this study, water quality data were collected and algal communities were sampled from numerous stations throughout the distribution system at regular intervals. This study resulted in a more comprehensive understanding of conditions leading to the development of nuisance algal growth, a better informed selection of treatment plans, and improved evaluation of the effectiveness for the control strategies selected for testing.

Pryfogle, P.A.; Rinehart, B.N. [Idaho National Engineering Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Ghio, E.G. [Pacific Gas & Electric Company, San Francisco, CA (United States). Hydro Generation Engineering

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

What rough beast? Synthetic Biology and the Future of Biosecurity  

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Synthetic biology seeks to create modular biological parts that can be assembled into useful devices, allowing the modification of biological systems with greater reliability, at lower cost, with greater speed, and by a ...

Mohr, Scott C.

377

Aspects of the political economy of development and synthetic biology  

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What implications might synthetic biology’s potential as a wholly new method of production have for the world economy, particularly developing countries? Theories of political economy predict that synthetic biology can ...

Wellhausen, Rachel

378

BIOLOGY & MEDICINE DIVISION ANNUAL REPORT 1978-1979  

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on research needs in actinide biology (CONF-770491, Seattle,J. Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 3: Lindgren, Frank T.Radiation Oncology Biology, Physics 3: 81-85 Magee, J.L and

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Single Molecule and Synthetic Biology Studies of Transcription  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the Society for Experimental Biology 12, Wöhler, F. Ueberin experimental medicine and biology 44, 23-4(1974). Weiss,ratchet. Journal of molecular biology 358, 241-54(2006).

Zamft, Bradley Michael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Biology, History, Status and Conservation of Sacramento Perch, Archoplites interruptus  

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of freshwater fishery biology. Vol. II. Ames (IA): IowaWassmann Journal of Biology 24:141–160. Cook SJ, Philippmacrochirus. Invasion Biology 1:55-65. Mathews SB. 1962. The

Crain, Patrick K; Moyle, Peter B

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology of the Red Abalone, Haliotis rufescens, in Northern California  

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roles in conservation biology. Ecology 81:619-627. Caswell,Ontario. Environmental Biology of Fishes 64:281-292. Nash,eds. ) Abalone of the World: Biology Fisheries and Culture.

Leaf, Robert T.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Crafting life : a sensory ethnography of fabricated biologies  

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This ethnography tracks a diverse set of practices I term "constructive biologies," by which I mean efforts in the post-genomic life sciences to understand how biology works by making new biological things. I examine five ...

Roosth, Hannah Sophia

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Johnson Controls ESCO Qualification Sheet  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Johnson Controls ESCO Qualification Sheet DOE Super ESPC Introduction to Johnson Controls Johnson Controls has been a worldwide leader in building controls and efficiency for over 120 years (since 1885). Johnson Controls has developed, designed, installed, financed, measured, verified, operated, maintained, and guaranteed the savings for more than 2,500 projects for our diverse customer base worldwide. Under current Federal ESPC contracts, we have Johnson Controls manages developed and implemented more than 75 projects for various a performance contracting agencies, including the Army, DOE, Air Force, Navy, General Services portfolio in the U.S. of over Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Justice Department, $4.3 billion

384

Size adjustable separation of biologically active molecules  

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Separation of biologically active molecules (BAM's) is a problem for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Current technologies addressing this problem require too many techniques, toxic additives, and time to ...

Gutierrez, Mauricio R. (Mauricio Roberto)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Biological applications of weal polyelectrolyte multilayers  

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This thesis research focused on biological applications of ultra-thin weak polyelectrolyte multilayers with specific emphasis on cell patterning, drug delivery, and antibacterial coatings. All of these very different ...

Berg, Michael C., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Micronutrients and Health: Molecular Biological Mechanisms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This book contains papers presented at a workshop on micronutrients and health held in 2000. Micronutrients and Health: Molecular Biological Mechanisms Health acid analysis aocs april articles chloropropanediol contaminants detergents dietary fats divisi

387

Genetics and molecular biology of breast cancer  

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This volume contains the abstracts of oral presentations and poster sessions presented at the Cold Springs Harbor Meeting on Cancer Cells, this meeting entitled Genetics and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer.

King, M.C. [California Univ., Berkeley, CA (United States); Lippman, M. [Georgetown Univ. Medical Center, Washington, DC (United States)] [comps.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

388

Green Pacific Biologicals - National Renewable Energy Laboratory  

p e G P B S t r a i n. Green Pacific Biologicals. Organism with high levels of oils Powerful genetic engineering. GPB [no Other companies. compromises] Secretion by ...

389

Complexity and Systems Biology of Microbial Biofuels  

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Complexity and Systems Biology of Microbial Biofuels 20-24 June 2011 (All and issues Theme: Biofuel systems and issues (Chair: Nigel Burroughs) 13 (Bielefeld) Biofuels from algae- challenges for industrial levels

Rand, David

390

Biological denitrification of high concentration nitrate waste  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Biological denitrification of nitrate solutions at concentrations of greater than one kilogram nitrate per cubic meter is accomplished anaerobically in an upflow column having as a packing material a support for denitrifying bacteria.

Francis, Chester W. (Oak Ridge, TN); Brinkley, Frank S. (Knoxville, TN)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

EMSL: Science: GC: Membrane Biology - Advisory Committee  

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Advisory Committee CHAIR - Dr. Jack Johnson, SCRIPPS Department of Molecular Biology 10550, N. Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, CA 92037 Ph. 858-784-2947 Fx. 858-784-8660...

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PNNL: Biological Sciences Search for Staff: FCSD  

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Search for Staff Search for a Biological Sciences staff member (Last, First) Search Search for staff member by Group View Alphabetical List of all BSD Staff (may take a moment to...

393

Molecular Mechanism of Biological Proton Transport  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Proton transport across lipid membranes is a fundamental aspect of biological energy transduction (metabolism). This function is mediated by a Grotthuss mechanism involving proton hopping along hydrogen-bonded networks embedded in membrane-spanning proteins. Using molecular simulations, the authors have explored the structural, dynamic, and thermodynamic properties giving rise to long-range proton translocation in hydrogen-bonded networks involving water molecules, or water wires, which are emerging as ubiquitous H{sup +}-transport devices in biological systems.

Pomes, R.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Optimal Sliding Mode Gaussian Control of Hydro Power Plants.  

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??This thesis presents a study of a hydroelectric plant under different control strategies for load frequency control. Both isolated systems and systems connected to a… (more)

Rittenhouse, Benjamin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

DOE P 454.1, Use of Institutional Controls  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The Policy ensures that the Department of Energy will use institutional controls in the management of resources, facilities and properties under its control, ...

2003-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Journal of Biological Engineering BioMed Central Review Authentic teaching and learning through synthetic biology  

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Synthetic biology is an emerging engineering discipline that, if successful, will allow wellcharacterized biological components to be predictably and reliably built into robust organisms that achieve specific functions. Fledgling efforts to design and implement a synthetic biology curriculum for undergraduate students have shown that the co-development of this emerging discipline and its future practitioners does not undermine learning. Rather it can serve as the lynchpin of a synthetic biology curriculum. Here I describe educational goals uniquely served by synthetic biology teaching, detail ongoing curricula development efforts at MIT, and specify particular aspects of the emerging field that must develop rapidly in order to best train the next generation of synthetic biologists. Review Teaching opportunities and challenges specific to synthetic biology "Plant a carrot get a carrot, not a Brussels sprout " sings a musical theater character in The Fantasticks [1], aptly contrasting

Natalie Kuldell

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Image/Time Series Mining Algorithms: Applications to Developmental Biology, Document Processing and Data Streams  

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Applications to Developmental Biology, Document ProcessingApplications to Developmental Biology, Document Processingto develop- mental biology, historical manuscript

Tataw, Oben Moses

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing computational methods and science policy in systems biology.  

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??In this thesis, I discuss the development of systems biology and issues in the progression of this science discipline. Traditional molecular biology has been driven… (more)

Castillo, Andrea R. (Andrea Redwing)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Coordination of Biological Select Agent Activities at Department...  

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security posed by the possible use of biological weapons of mass destruction has led to an increase in research and development activities involving biological select...

400

Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics Graduate Student Seminar Series  

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Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics Graduate Student Seminar Series FALL 2013 regulation of torsinA during cellular polarization #12;Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology

Amin, S. Massoud

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BE.442 Molecular Structure of Biological Materials, Fall 2002  

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Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...

Zhang, Shuguang, Dr.

402

KBase: DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase | Argonne National Laboratory  

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KBase: DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase KBase: DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase KBase is a collaborative, community-driven effort designed to accelerate our understanding of...

403

Workshop on Neutron Scattering Applications in Structural Biology...  

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Workshop on Neutron Scattering Applications in Structural Biology Workshop on Neutron Scattering Applications in Structural Biology For the fourth consecutive year, NScD and JINS...

404

PNNLs integrated systems biology approach to understanding the...  

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PNNLs integrated systems biology approach to understanding the effects of exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation William F. Morgan, Biological Sciences Division, Pacific...

405

EMSL: Science: EMSL Scientific Grand Challenge: Membrane Biology  

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CHALLENGE: MEMBRANE BIOLOGY Membrane Biology GC Resources Meet the Team Advisory Committee What Are Cyanobacteria? Project Achievements In the News 2005-2007 Progress Report...

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BE.442 Molecular Structure of Biological Materials, Fall 2005  

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Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...

Zhang, Shuguang, Dr.

407

Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop  

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Biological Hydrogen Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop to someone by E-mail Share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on Facebook Tweet about Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on Twitter Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on Google Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on Delicious Rank Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on Digg Find More places to share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on AddThis.com... Publications Program Publications Technical Publications Educational Publications Newsletter Program Presentations Multimedia Conferences & Meetings

408

Programmable Logic Controllers  

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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) drive the behavior of industrial control systems according to uploaded programs. It is now known that PLCs are vulnerable to the uploading of malicious code that can have severe physical consequences. What is not understood is whether an adversary with no knowledge of the PLC’s interface to the control system can execute a damaging, targeted, or stealthy attack against a control system using the PLC. In this paper, we present SABOT, a tool that automatically maps the control instructions in a PLC to an adversary-provided specification of the target control system’s behavior. This mapping recovers sufficient semantics of the PLC’s internal layout to instantiate arbitrary malicious controller code. This lowers the prerequisite knowledge needed to tailor an attack to a control system. SABOT uses an incremental model checking algorithm to map a few plant devices at a time, until a mapping is found for all adversary-specified devices. At this point, a malicious payload can be compiled and uploaded to the PLC. Our evaluation shows that SABOT correctly compiles payloads for all tested control systems when the adversary correctly specifies full system behavior, and for 4 out of 5 systems in most cases where there where unspecified features. Furthermore, SABOT completed all analyses in under 2 minutes.

Stephen Mclaughlin; Patrick Mcdaniel; Stephen Mclaughlin; Patrick Mcdaniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

gouge under hydrothermal conditions  

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Seismic data, geologic observations and laboratory friction studies suggest that faults lithify and strengthen (heal) during the interseismic period of the earthquake cycle. We report on experiments to investigate the influence of healing duration and temperature on the strength and healing rate of simulated faults. Layers of #m-sized quartz powder were used to simulate granular fault gouge. Gouge layers were sheared within Sioux quartzite in a triaxial pressure vessel at elevated pressures (Pc = 250 MPa), elevated temperatures (230-636°C), and in the presence of water (Prho = 75 MPa). We performed 'hold-slide ' experiments in which samples were subjected to a period of healing under hydrostatic load, followed by shear deformation. Healing times ranged from a few hundred s to 105 s. To isolate the effects of lithification and temperature on friction, we ran two types of hold-slide experiments: (1) samples were subjected to healing and shear deformation at elevated temperature; and (2) following healing at elevated temperature, temperature was reduced prior to shear. We also ran slide-hold-slide experiments in which samples were healed under shear load at elevated temperature (636°C). Experiments in which deformation was carried out at a lower temperature than healing show that both the static and sliding coefficient of friction increase with heal time. Samples healed and deformed at higher temperature showed lower peak strengths, and within the scatter of our data, did not exhibit time-dependent strengthening. These data are interpreted to result from enhanced lithification rates at elevated temperature. Samples healed under shear load

Stephen L. Karner; Chris Marone; Brian Evans

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Mineralogy under extreme conditions  

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We have performed measurements of minerals based on the synchrotron source for single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction, inelastic scattering, spectroscopy and radiography by using diamond anvil cells. We investigated the properties of iron (Fe), iron-magnesium oxides (Fe, Mg)O, silica(SiO{sub 2}), iron-magnesium silicates (Fe, Mg)SiO{sub 3} under simulated high pressure-high temperature extreme conditions of the Earth's crust, upper mantle, low mantle, core-mantle boundary, outer core, and inner core. The results provide a new window on the investigation of the mineral properties at Earth's conditions.

Shu, Jinfu (CIW)

2012-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Universit de Neuchtel Institut de Zoologie Biology, Behaviour and Taxonomy of two Oleria  

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. Biological and integrated pest control in greenhouses. Annual Review ofEntomology 33: 239-269. Walsh, D. W. This species is a polyphagous pest worldwide, mainly distributed in semitropical and tropical areas (jeppson et ----~-------~--~ #12;______~ Augmentative releases ofpredatory mites on papaya in Hawaii 175 REFERENCES Jeppson, L. R

Mallet, James

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Automatic transportation of biological cells with a robot-tweezer manipulation system  

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The positioning of biological cells has become increasingly important in biomedical research such as drug discovery, cell-to-cell interaction, and tissue engineering. Significant demand for both accuracy and productivity in cell manipulation highlights ... Keywords: automatic transportation, cell manipulation, optical tweezers, robot, synchronization control

Songyu Hu; Dong Sun

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MSc Plant Biology Future Crops UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science  

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campus, close to Dublin city centre Extensive range of campus accommodation options. UCD College Ecological Significance of Different Photosynthetic Pathways Biological Atomic Force Microscopy The last

414

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law (Louisiana)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is responsible for administering the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law and the regulations created under that law.

415

Control and shim rod arrangement with moveable plugs  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention relates to a control and shim rod arrangement for a nuclear reactor. A second shield of concrete completely encloses a biological shield. Moveable plugs are mounted in said shield.

Smith, Montford H. (Richland, WA)

1976-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

416

Rethinking biology instruction : the application of DNR-based instruction to the learning and teaching of biology  

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Ed. ). (1999). Modern biology. Austin, TX: Holt, RinehartCHAPTER 2: THE DNR INSTRUCTIONAL PRINCIPLES AND BIOLOGYCurrent biology instruction takes a prescriptive approach to

Maskiewicz, April Lee

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Nonlinear continuous feedback controllers  

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Packet-switched communication networks such as today's Internet are built with several interconnected core and distribution packet forwarding routers and several sender and sink transport agents. In order to maintain stability and avoid congestion collapse in the network, the sources control their rate behavior and voluntarily adjust their sending rates to accommodate other sources in the network. In this thesis, we study one class of sender rate control that is modeled using continuous first-order differential equation of the sending rates. In order to adjust the rates appropriately, the network sends continuous packet-loss feedback to the sources. We study a form of closed-loop feedback congestion controllers whose rate adjustments exhibit a nonlinear form. There are three dimensions to our work in this thesis. First, we study the network optimization problem in which sources choose utilities to maximize their underlying throughput. Each sender maximizes its utility proportional to the throughput achieved. In our model, sources choose a utility function to define their level of satisfaction of the underlying resource usages. The objective of this direction is to establish the properties of source utility functions using inequality constrained bounded sets and study the functional forms of utilities against a chosen rate differential equation. Second, stability of the network and tolerance to perturbation are two essential factors that keep communication networks operational around the equilibrium point. Our objective in this part of the thesis is to analytically understand the existence of local asymptotic stability of delayed-feedback systems under homogeneous network delays. Third, we propose a novel tangential controller for a generic maximization function and study its properties using nonlinear optimization techniques. We develop the necessary theoretical background and the properties of our controller to prove that it is a better rate adaptation algorithm for logarithmic utilities compared to the well-studied proportional controllers. We establish the asymptotic local stability of our controller with upper bounds on the increase / decrease gain parameters.

Sitharaman, Sai Ganesh

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Brief A probabilistically constrained model predictive controller  

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We propose a novel control algorithm, probabilistically constrained predictive control, to deal with the uncertainties of system disturbances. The output is to be controlled in the constrained range with a desired probability. Under the assumption of ... Keywords: Multivariate normal distribution, Nonlinear programming, Predictive control, Probabilistic constraints, Uncertainty

Pu Li; Moritz Wendt; GüNter Wozny

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Institutional Controls  

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Institutional Controls Institutional Controls Many major Federal laws (e.g., Atomic Energy Act (AEA), Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)), Executive Orders, regulations and various other drivers influence the use of institutional controls at DOE sites. Some drivers directly authorize or require the use of institutional controls, while others do not. DOE also uses institutional controls when no specific statutory requirement exists to supplement active remediation, pollution control, public and resource protection, and physical security, or to bolster the integrity of engineered remedies. DOE and its predecessor agencies have conducted activities for over 50 years, using land ownership and access control, environmental monitoring and surveillance, and other tools to support protection efforts at operational and inactive facilities, including radioactive waste burial grounds.

420

Essays on pricing under uncertainty  

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This dissertation analyzes pricing under uncertainty focusing on the U.S. airline industry. It sets to test theories of price dispersion driven by uncertainty in the demand by taking advantage of very detailed information about the dynamics of airline prices and inventory levels as the flight date approaches. Such detailed information about inventories at a ticket level to analyze airline pricing has been used previously by the author to show the importance of capacity constraints in airline pricing. This dissertation proposes and implements many new ideas to analyze airline pricing. Among the most important are: (1) It uses information about inventories at a ticket level. (2) It is the first to note that fare changes can be explained by adding dummy variables representing ticket characteristics. Therefore, the load factor at a ticket level will lose its explanatory power on fares if all ticket characteristics are included in a pricing equation. (3) It is the first to propose and implement a measure of Expected Load Factor as a tool to identify which flights are peak and which ones are not. (4) It introduces a novel idea of comparing actual sales with average sales at various points prior departure. Using these deviations of actual sales from sales under average conditions, it presents is the first study to show empirical evidence of peak load pricing in airlines. (5) It controls for potential endogeneity of sales using dynamic panels. The first essay tests the empirical importance of theories that explain price dispersion under costly capacity and demand uncertainty. The essay calculates a measure of an Expected Load Factor, that is used to calibrate the distribution of demand uncertainty and to identify which flights are peak and which ones are off-peak. It shows that different prices can be explained by the different selling probabilities. The second essay is the first study to provide formal evidence of stochastic peak-load pricing in airlines. It shows that airlines learn about the demand and respond to early sales setting higher prices when expected demand is high and more likely to exceed capacity.

Escobari Urday, Diego Alfonso

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Compost for Erosion Control and Revegetation  

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Composting refers to the biological decomposition and stabilization of organic materials by microorganisms under aerobic conditions. Compost from various materials (yard trimmings, manure, food processing residuals and other organic materials) has been used to improve soil quality and productivity and prevent soil erosion. This publication explains how compost can be used for those purposes.

Mukhtar, Saqib

2005-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

422

Intrinsically resilient energy control systems  

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To preserve critical energy control functions while under attack, it is necessary to perform comprehensive analysis on the root cause and impact of an ongoing cyber intrusion without sacrificing the availability of energy delivery. In this position paper, ... Keywords: cybersecurity, data integration, energy control system, intrusion-tolerant scada, knowledge base, ontology, root cause analysis, semantic annotation, situational awareness

Frederick Sheldon; Daniel Fetzer; David Manz; Jingshan Huang; Stuart Goose; Thomas Morris; Jiangbo Dang; Jonathan Kirsch; Dong Wei

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

SAFETY SYSTEM FOR CONTROL ROD  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A structure for monitoring the structural continuity of a control rod foi a neutron reactor is presented. A electric conductor readily breakable under mechanical stress is fastened along the length of the control rod at a plurality of positions and forms a closed circuit with remote electrical components responsive to an open circuit. A portion of the conductor between the control rod and said components is helically wound to allow free and normally unrestricted movement of the segment of conductor secured to the control rod relative to the remote components. Any break in the circuit is indicative of control rod breakage. (AEC)

Paget, J.A.

1963-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

424

7.012 Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001  

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Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.

Weinberg, Robert A. (Robert Allan), 1942-

425

Decontamination of chemical and biological warfare agents with ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Publication » Decontamination of chemical and biological warfare agents with a single multi-functional material..

426

CSMB | Center for Structural Molecular Biology | ORNL  

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CSMB CSMB Capabilities Working with CSMB Home | User Facilities | CSMB CSMB | Center for Structural Molecular Biology SHARE The Center for Structural Molecular Biology at ORNL is dedicated to developing instrumentation and methods for determining the 3-dimensional structures of proteins, nucleic acids (DNA/RNA) and their higher order complexes. The tools of the CSMB will help understand how these macromolecular systems are formed and how they interact with other systems in living cells. The focus of the CSMB is to bridge the information gap between cellular function and the molecular mechanisms that drive it. The suite of tools being developed by the CSMB includes: Bio-SANS, a Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) facility for biological samples, has been completed at the ORNL High-Flux Isotope

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Biology & Medicine Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Biology & Medicine Biology & Medicine SHARE Biology and Medicine Highlights 1-8 of 8 Results SNS researchers overcome the freezing sample problem in biostudies October 01, 2012 - Studying biosamples at supercold temperatures, such as 200 Kelvin (-73.15°C), has been impossible in the past, as the water in such solutions inevitably freezes, and with it, the biosample's dynamic interactions. How to keep biosamples from freezing at very low temperatures has been an ongoing research problem-until now. Martha "cow-laborates" to help unravel protein structure in milk March 01, 2012 - Casein micelles, a family of related phosphorus-containing proteins, make up 80% of the protein in cow milk. They are the building blocks of dairy products such as yogurt and cheese, supplying amino acids, calcium, and phosphorus to the body. More important,

428

PNNL: Biological Sciences: Fundamental and Computational Sciences  

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We perform Biological Systems Science research using prediction and We perform Biological Systems Science research using prediction and experimentation to understand the design of biological systems, translating the genome to functional capabilities for applications to energy, environment, and health. Microbial community research at PNNL is focusing on environment and energy processes, and rational design and development of new bioprocesses, while our health-related research is centering on how multicellular systems, tissues and organisms respond to disease and exposure to the environment. Dayle Smith PNNL and Collaborators Receive ARPA-E Award for Gas-to-Liquid Fuel Biocatalysis Congratulations to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory computational scientist Dr. Dayle Smith, who is part of a team that recently received a

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Bridging Physics and Biology Teaching through Modeling  

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As the frontiers of biology become increasingly interdisciplinary, the physics education community has engaged in ongoing efforts to make physics classes more relevant to life sciences majors. These efforts are complicated by the many apparent differences between these fields, including the types of systems that each studies, the behavior of those systems, the kinds of measurements that each makes, and the role of mathematics in each field. Nonetheless, physics and biology are both fundamental sciences that rely on observations and measurements to construct models of the natural world. In the present theoretical article, we propose that efforts to bridge the teaching of these two disciplines must emphasize shared scientific practices, particularly scientific modeling. We define modeling using language common to both disciplines and highlight how an understanding of the modeling process can help reconcile apparent differences between physics and biology. We elaborate how models can be used for explanatory, pre...

Hoskinson, Anne-Marie; Zwickl, Benjamin M; Hinko, Kathleen; Caballero, Marcos D

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

MISSILE STUDIES WITH A BIOLOGICAL TARGET  

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Fourteen dogs located on the lee side of planted gravel, of a concrete- block wall, and of glass mounted in the open and in houses were exposed to the environmental variations associated with full-scale nuclear detonations. Aluminum foil was used to protect the animals from thermal effects. The missile environment was monitored through the use of quantitutive missile-trapping techniques. Pressure-time variations in the environment were also recorded. Biologic damage from overpressure and missiles was determined, and the associations between physical envtronmental factors and biologic response were noted and analyzed. The feasibility of utilizing ninssile data, along with other available information from the literature, as a means of quantitutively assesing biologic hazard was estublished by the close correspondence between observed and predicted dangerous wounds. This test provided full-scale validation of procedures and experimsnts worked out chiefly in the laboratory. (auth)

Goldizen, V.C.; Richmond, D.R.; Chiffelle, T.L.; Bowen, I.G.; White, C.S.

1960-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Electrostatic correlations: from Plasma to Biology  

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Electrostatic correlations play an important role in physics, chemistry and biology. In plasmas they lead to thermodynamic instability similar to the liquid-gas phase transition of simple molecular fluids. For charged colloidal suspensions the electrostatic correlations are responsible for screening and colloidal charge renormalization. In aqueous solutions containing multivalent counterions they can lead to charge inversion and flocculation. In biological systems the correlations account for the organization of cytoskeleton and the compaction of genetic material. In spite of their ubiquity, the true importance of electrostatic correlations has become fully appreciated only quite recently. In this paper, I will review the thermodynamic consequences of electrostatic correlations in a variety of systems ranging from classical plasmas to molecular biology.

Yan Levin

2002-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

432

Structural Biology | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Structural Biology Structural Biology Biological and Environmental Research (BER) BER Home About Research Research Abstracts Searchable Archive of BER Highlights External link Biological Systems Science Division (BSSD) Genomic Science DOE Bioenergy Research Centers Radiochemistry & Imaging Instrumentation Radiobiology: Low Dose Radiation Research DOE Human Subjects Protection Program Structural Biology DOE Joint Genome Institute Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BER Funding Opportunities Biological & Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC) News & Resources Contact Information Biological and Environmental Research U.S. Department of Energy SC-23/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3251 F: (301)

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LABORATORY OF NUCLEAR MEDICIhF ARD RADIATION BIOLOGY  

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MEDICIhF ARD RADIATION BIOLOGY MEDICIhF ARD RADIATION BIOLOGY . - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORMA 90024 Ah" DEPARTXENT OF RADIOLOGY UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 This work was p a r t i a l l y supported by ERDA Contract gEY-76-C-03-0012 and N I H g r a n t 7-R01-GM-24839-01. Prepared for U.S. Energy Research and Development Administrat ion under C o n t r a c t gEY-76-C-03-0012 ECAT: A New Computerized Tomographic Imaging System for Positron-Emitting Michael E. Phelps, Edward J . Hoffman Sung-Cheng Huang and David E . Kuhl Radiopharmaceuticals DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency Thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal

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Modeling biological systems with delays in Bio-PEPA  

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Delays in biological systems may be used to model events for which the underlying dynamics cannot be precisely observed, or to provide abstraction of some behavior of the system resulting more compact models. In this paper we enrich the stochastic process algebra Bio-PEPA, with the possibility of assigning delays to actions, yielding a new non-Markovian process algebra: Bio-PEPAd. This is a conservative extension meaning that the original syntax of Bio-PEPA is retained and the delay specification which can now be associated with actions may be added to existing Bio-PEPA models. The semantics of the firing of the actions with delays is the delay-as-duration approach, earlier presented in papers on the stochastic simulation of biological systems with delays. These semantics of the algebra are given in the Starting-Terminating style, meaning that the state and the completion of an action are observed as two separate events, as required by delays. Furthermore we outline how to perform stochastic simulation of Bio...

Caravagna, Giulio; 10.4204/EPTCS.40.7

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Biological conversion of synthesis gas. Topical report: Bioreactor studies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of the proposed research is to develop a technically and economically feasible process for biologically producing H{sub 2} from synthesis gas while, at the same time, removing harmful sulfur gas compounds. Six major tasks are being studied: culture development, where the best cultures are selected and conditions optimized for simultaneous hydrogen production and sulfur gas removal; mass transfer and kinetic studies in which equations necessary for process design are developed; bioreactor design studies, where the cultures chosen in Task 1 are utilized in continuous reaction vessels to demonstrate process feasibility and define operating conditions; evaluation of biological synthesis gas conversion under limiting conditions in preparation for industrial demonstration studies; process scale-up where laboratory data are scaled to larger-size units in preparation for process demonstration in a pilot-scale unit; and economic evaluation, where process simulations are used to project process economics and identify high cost areas during sensitivity analyses. The purpose of this report is to present results from bioreactor studies involving H{sub 2} production by water gas shift and H{sub 2}S removal to produce elemental sulfur. Many of the results for H{sub 2} production by Rhodospirillum rubrum have been presented during earlier contracts. Thus, this report concentrates mainly on H{sub 2}S conversion to elemental sulfur by R. rubrum.

Basu, R.; Klasson, K.T.; Clausen, E.C.; Gaddy, J.L.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Biological conversion of synthesis gas. Topical report: Economic evaluations  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of the proposed research is to develop a technically and economically feasible process for biologically producing H{sub 2} from synthesis gas while, at the same time, removing harmful sulfur gas compounds. Six major tasks are being studied: culture development, where the best cultures are selected and conditions optimized for simultaneous hydrogen production and sulfur gas removal; mass transfer and kinetic studies in which equations necessary for process design are developed; bioreactor design studies, where the cultures chosen in Task 1 are utilized in continuous reaction vessels to demonstrate process feasibility and define operating conditions; evaluation of biological synthesis gas conversion under limiting conditions in preparation for industrial demonstration studies; process scale-up where laboratory data are scaled to larger-size units in preparation for process demonstration in a pilot-scale unit; and economic evaluation, where process simulations are used to project process economics and identify high cost areas during sensitivity analyses. The purpose of this report is to present economic evaluations for H{sub 2} production from synthesis gone by Rhodospirillum rubrum. Cases are presented with and without light requirements and in stirred tank and immobilized cell reactors. In addition, economic information is presented for isolate ERIH{sub 2} (from Engineering Resources, Inc.) in the two reactors with and without H{sub 2} recovery.

Clausen, E.C.; Gaddy, J.L.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Biology and Medicine Division: Annual report 1986  

SciTech Connect

The Biology and Medicine Division continues to make important contributions in scientific areas in which it has a long-established leadership role. For 50 years the Division has pioneered in the application of radioisotopes and charged particles to biology and medicine. There is a growing emphasis on cellular and molecular applications in the work of all the Division's research groups. The powerful tools of genetic engineering, the use of recombinant products, the analytical application of DNA probes, and the use of restriction fragment length polymorphic DNA are described and proposed for increasing use in the future.

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1987-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Spectroscopic diagnostics for bacteria in biologic sample  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method to analyze and diagnose specific bacteria in a biologic sample using spectroscopy is disclosed. The method includes obtaining the spectra of a biologic sample of a non-infected patient for use as a reference, subtracting the reference from the spectra of an infected sample, and comparing the fingerprint regions of the resulting differential spectrum with reference spectra of bacteria in saline. Using this diagnostic technique, specific bacteria can be identified sooner and without culturing, bacteria-specific antibiotics can be prescribed sooner, resulting in decreased likelihood of antibiotic resistance and an overall reduction of medical costs.

El-Sayed, Mostafa A. (Atlanta, GA); El-Sayed, Ivan H. (Somerville, MA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Biology and Medicine Division: Annual report 1986  

SciTech Connect

The Biology and Medicine Division continues to make important contributions in scientific areas in which it has a long-established leadership role. For 50 years the Division has pioneered in the application of radioisotopes and charged particles to biology and medicine. There is a growing emphasis on cellular and molecular applications in the work of all the Division's research groups. The powerful tools of genetic engineering, the use of recombinant products, the analytical application of DNA probes, and the use of restriction fragment length polymorphic DNA are described and proposed for increasing use in the future.

1987-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Load Control  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Visualization and Controls Peer Review Visualization and Controls Peer Review Load Control for System Reliability and Measurement-Based Stability Assessment Dan Trudnowski, PhD, PE Montana Tech Butte, MT 59701 dtrudnowski@mtech.edu 406-496-4681 October 2006 2 Presentation Outline * Introduction - Goals, Enabling technologies, Overview * Load Control - Activities, Status * Stability Assessment - Activities, Status * Wrap up - Related activities, Staff 3 Goals * Research and develop technologies to improve T&D reliability * Technologies - Real-time load control methodologies - Measurement-based stability-assessment 4 Enabling Technologies * Load control enabled by GridWise technology (e.g. PNNL's GridFriendly appliance) * Real-time stability assessment enabled by Phasor Measurement (PMU) technology 5 Project Overview * Time line: April 18, 2006 thru April 17, 2008

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Self-assembling hybrid diamond-biological quantum devices  

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The realization of scalable arrangements of nitrogen vacancy (NV) centers in diamond remains a key challenge on the way towards efficient quantum information processing, quantum simulation and quantum sensing applications. Although technologies based on implanting NV-center in bulk diamond crystals or hybrid device approaches have been developed, they are limited in the achievable spatial resolution and by the intricate technological complexities involved in achieving scalability. We propose and demonstrate a novel approach for creating an arrangement of NV-centers, based on the self-assembling capabilities of biological systems and its beneficial nanometer spatial resolution. Here, a self-assembled protein structure serves as a structural scaffold for surface functionalized nanodiamonds, in this way allowing for the controlled creation of NV-structures on the nanoscale and providing a new avenue towards bridging the bio-nano interface. One-, two- as well as three-dimensional structures are within the scope of biological structural assembling techniques. We realized experimentally the formation of regular structures by interconnecting nanodiamonds using biological protein scaffolds. Based on the achievable NV-center distances of 11nm, we evaluate the expected dipolar coupling interaction with neighboring NV-center as well as the expected decoherence time. Moreover, by exploiting these couplings, we provide a detailed theoretical analysis on the viability of multiqubit quantum operations, suggest the possibility of individual addressing based on the random distribution of the NV intrinsic symmetry axes and address the challenges posed by decoherence and imperfect couplings. We then demonstrate in the last part that our scheme allows for the high-fidelity creation of entanglement, cluster states and quantum simulation applications.

Andreas Albrecht; Guy Koplovitz; Alex Retzker; Fedor Jelezko; Shira Yochelis; Danny Porath; Yuval Nevo; Oded Shoseyov; Yossi Paltiel; Martin B. Plenio

2013-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Curriculum Vitae Jeffrey F. Kelly 23 August 2013 Oklahoma Biological Survey and Department of Biology Office: 405-325-2440  

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1 Curriculum Vitae Jeffrey F. Kelly 23 August 2013 Oklahoma Biological Survey and Department ­ Present Interim Director, Oklahoma Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK 2008 ­ Present Heritage Zoologist and Associate Professor, Oklahoma Biological Survey and Department of Biology

Kelly, Jeff

443

Smoke Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... This was followed by the idea of the “pressure sand- wich,” ie, venting or exhausting the fire floor ... Smoke control is less dependent on tight barriers. ...

1996-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

444

ACCESS CONTROL  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TERMSDEFINITIONS FROM DOE M 470.4-7 ACCESS CONTROL. The process of permitting access or denying access to information, facilities, nuclear materials, resources, or designated...

445

One Giant Leap for Radiation Biology? | Advanced Photon Source  

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What's in the Cage Matters in Iron Antimonide Thermoelectric Materials What's in the Cage Matters in Iron Antimonide Thermoelectric Materials Novel Experiments on Cement Yield Concrete Results Watching a Glycine Riboswitch "Switch" Polyamorphism in a Metallic Glass Under Pressure, Vanadium Won't Turn Down the Volume Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed One Giant Leap for Radiation Biology? MAY 2, 2007 Bookmark and Share Image overlay of transmission electron microscopy, light microscopy, and x-ray fluorescence microprobe analyses of D. radiodurans. Average abundance of manganese (blue, green, and pink) and iron (red) are shown within a single D. radiodurans diplococcus. The field of radiobiology is built upon the premise that radiation is

446

PROGRESS REPORT ON THE BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM FOR THE  

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PROGRESS PROGRESS REPORT ON THE BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM FOR THE MONTICELLO, UTAH, MILL SITE: AUGUST 1996 SAMPLING PERIOD J. G. Smith M. J. Peterson M. G. Ryon G. R. Southworth Date: March 3, 1997 Prepared for G. A. Pierce Health and Safety Research Division Environmental Technology Section OakRidge National Laboratory Grand Junction, Colorado Prepared by Environmental Sciences Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 Managed by LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY RESEARCH CORP. for the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under contract DE-AC05-960R22464 2 I. INTRODUCTION From 1942 through 1946, the Vanadium Corporation of America operated a vanadium and uranium mill in Monticello, Utah (Rust Geotech 1995a). In 1948, the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) purchased the mill site and milled uranium from 1949 until the mill was permanently closed in January 1960. During operation

447

BCTR: Biological and Chemical Technologies Research 1994 annual summary report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The annual summary report presents the fiscal year (FY) 1994 research activities and accomplishments for the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Biological and Chemical Technologies Research (BCTR) Program of the Advanced Industrial Concepts Division (AICD). This AICD program resides within the Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT) of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE). Although the OIT was reorganized in 1991 and AICD no longer exists, this document reports on efforts conducted under the former structure. The annual summary report for 1994 (ASR 94) contains the following: program description (including BCTR program mission statement, historical background, relevance, goals and objectives); program structure and organization, selected technical and programmatic highlights for 1994; detailed descriptions of individual projects; a listing of program output, including a bibliography of published work; patents, and awards arising from work supported by BCTR.

Petersen, G.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Quality assurance plan for the High Level Controller for the CBMS Block II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document establishes the software Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) for the High Level Controller for the Chemical and Biological Mass Spectrometer Block II (HLC/CBMS-II) project activities under the Computing, Robotics, and Education (CRE) Directorate management. It defines the requirements and assigns responsibilities for ensuring, with a high degree of confidence, that project objectives will be achieved as planned. The CBMS Program was awarded to ORNL by the US Army Chemical and Biological Defense command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to design the next version (Block II) mass spectrometer for the detection and identification of chemical and biological warfare agents, to fabricate four engineering prototypes, and to construct eight preproduction units. Section 1 of this document provides an introduction to the HLC/CBMS-II project QAP. Sections 2 and 3 describe the specific aspects of quality assurance as applicable to the project. Section 4 reviews the project approach to risk management. The Risk Management Matrix given in Appendix A is a tool to assess, prioritize, and prevent problems before they occur; therefore, the matrix will be reviewed and revised on a periodic basis. Appendix B shows the quality assurance criteria of the DOE Order 5700.6C and their applicability to this project.

Reid, R.W.; Robbins, I.F.; Stewart, K.A.; Terry, C.L.; Whitaker, R.A.; Wolf, D.A.; Zager, J.C.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Factors influencing biological treatment of MTBE contaminated ground water  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) contamination has complicated the remediation of gasoline contaminated sites. Many sites are using biological processes for ground water treatment and would like to apply the same technology to MTBE. However, the efficiency and reliability of MTBE biological treatment is not well documented. The objective of this study was to examine the operational and environmental variables influencing MTBE biotreatment. A fluidized bed reactor was installed at a fuel transfer station and used to treat ground water contaminated with MTBE and gasoline hydrocarbons. A complete set of chemical and operational data was collected during this study and a statistical approach was used to determine what variables were influencing MTBE treatment efficiency. It was found that MTBE treatment was more sensitive to up-set than gasoline hydrocarbon treatment. Events, such as excess iron accumulation, inhibited MTBE treatment, but not hydrocarbon treatment. Multiple regression analysis identified biomass accumulation and temperature as the most important variables controlling the efficiency of MTBE treatment. The influent concentration and loading of hydrocarbons, but not MTBE, also impacted MTBE treatment efficiency. The results of this study suggest guidelines for improving MTBE treatment. Long cell retention times in the reactor are necessary for maintaining MTBE treatment. The onset of nitrification only occurs when long cell retention times have been reached and can be used as an indicator in fixed film reactors that conditions favorable to MTBE treatment exist. Conversely, if the reactor can not nitrify, it is unlikely to have stable MTBE treatment.

Stringfellow, William T.; Hines Jr., Robert D.; Cockrum, Dirk K.; Kilkenny, Scott T.

2001-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

450

Bing Concert Hall, Under Construction  

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Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences SciencesObservatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford Community Branner Dining Dining Beefeaters Avanti Parking Struct. 7 William H. Neukom Building Avery Plaza DAPER

Prinz, Friedrich B.

451

Bing Concert Hall, Under Construction  

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Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Sciences Golf Clubhouse Observatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford William H. Neukom Building Avery Plaza DAPER Corp. Yard Lorry Lokey Stem Cell Research Building (SIM1

Prinz, Friedrich B.

452

Bing Concert Hall, Under Construction  

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Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Gates Computer Science Observatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford Community Recreation Avanti Parking Struct. 7 William H. Neukom Building Avery Plaza DAPER Corp. Yard Lorry Lokey Stem Cell

Gross, James J.

453

Bing Concert Hall, Under Construction  

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Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Golf Clubhouse Observatory Lou Henry Hoover House Vaden Health Center Bing Nursery School Stanford Admin. HFD Branner Dining Dining Beefeaters Avanti Parking Struct. 7 William H. Neukom Building Avery

Prinz, Friedrich B.

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under construction Huang School of  

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Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall Gilbert Biological Sciences Gates Computer Visitor Center Vaden Health CenterCasa Italiana Xanadu Sigma Nu Mars Columbae Storey Muwekma- TahSoto Rinconada Donner Serra Casa Zapata Burbank Twain North Larkin North M HFD Rogers Mariposa Serra HFD Crothers

Wechsler, Risa H.

455

Biological aspects of mobile communication fields  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Our knowledge on the biological effects of RF radiation has been increasing for many decades. It has become a focus of attention because of the accelerated use of RF radiation for wireless communication over the past few years. It is fairly well established ...

James C. Lin

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Composites comprising biologically-synthesized nanomaterials  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present disclosure describes composite materials containing a polymer material and a nanoscale material dispersed in the polymer material. The nanoscale materials may be biologically synthesized, such as tellurium nanorods synthesized by Bacillus selenitireducens. Composite materials of the present disclosure may have optical limiting properties and find use in optical limiting devices.

Curran, Seamus; Dias, Sampath; Blau, Werner; Wang, Jun; Oremland, Ronald S; Baesman, Shaun

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

457

Biological conversion of synthesis gas culture development  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Research continues on the conversion of synthesis by shift reactions involving bacteria. Topics discussed here include: biological water gas shift, sulfur gas utilization, experimental screening procedures, water gas shift studies, H{sub 2}S removal studies, COS degradation by selected CO-utilizing bacteria, and indirect COS utilization by Chlorobia. (VC)

Klasson, K.T.; Basu, R.; Johnson, E.R.; Clausen, E.C.; Gaddy, J.L.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Ionic electrostatic excitations along biological membranes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A theoretical analysis of ionic electrostatic excitations of a charged biological membrane is presented within the framework of the fluid theory for surface ions inside and outside the cell, in conjunction with the Poisson's equation. General expressions of dispersion relations are obtained for electrostatic oscillations of intrinsic cellular with different shapes and symmetries.

Moradi, Afshin [Department of Nano Science, Kermanshah University of Technology, Kermanshah 67178-63766 (Iran, Islamic Republic of) and Department of Nano Science, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran 19395-5531 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2011-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

459

Physics Meets Biology (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Summer Lecture Series 2006: If scientists could take advantage of the awesomely complex and beautiful functioning of biologys natural molecular machines, their potential for application in many disciplines would be incalculable. Nobel Laureate and Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Steve Chu explores Possible solutions to global warming and its consequences.

Chu, Steve (Director, LBNL)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Biological trace element measurements using synchrotron radiation  

SciTech Connect

The feasibility of performing x-ray fluorescence trace element determinations at concentrations substantially below the ppM level for biological materials is demonstrated. Conditions for achieving optimum sensitivity were ascertained. Results achieved for five standard reference materials were, in most cases, in excellent agreement with listed values. Minimum detectable limits of 20 ppM were measured for most elements.

Giauque, R.D.; Jaklevic, J.M.; Thompson, A.C.

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

BSc Biological Sciences with Biomedicine (Honours)  

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· Biomedicine & Society · Experimental Design & Data Analysis · Diagnosis in Biomedical Science-depth training in the key techniques associated with modern biological and biomedical practices by taking this degree will make graduates attractive to employers in many other areas such as management, finance

Meju, Max

462

CONTROL ROD  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This patent shows a method of making a fuel or control rod for a nuclear reactor. Fuel or control material is placed within a tube and plugs of porous metal wool are inserted at both ends. The metal wool is then compacted and the tube compressed around it as by swaging, thereby making the plugs liquid- impervious but gas-pervious. (AEC)

Walker, D.E.; Matras, S.

1963-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

463

Biological monitoring and abatement program plan for Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

The overall purpose of this plan is to evaluate the receiving streams` biological communities for the duration of the permit and meet the objectives for the ORNL BMAP as outlined in the NPDES permit (Appendix). The ORNL BMAP will focus on those streams in the WOC watershed that (1) receive NPDES discharges and (2) have been identified as ecologically impacted. In response to the newly issued NPDES permit, the tasks that are included in this BMAP plan include monitoring biological communities (fish and benthic invertebrates), monitoring mercury contamination in fish and water, monitoring polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in fish, and evaluating temperature loading from ORNL outfalls. The ORNL BMAP will evaluate the effects of sediment and oil and grease, as well as the chlorine control strategy through the use of biological community data. Monitoring will be conducted at sites in WOC, First Creek, Fifth Creek, Melton Branch, and WOL.

Kszos, L.A.; Anderson, G.E.; Gregory, S.M.; Peterson, M.J.; Ryon, M.G.; Schilling, E.M.; Smith, J.G.; Southworth, G.R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Phipps, T.L. [CKY, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Microwaves in Biology, Environmental Studies and Chemistry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 30, 2013... using Microwaves, Electric and Magnetic Fields, Ultrasound, Lasers, ... Power under Microwave Irradiated Cultivation: Wataru Nagayoshi1; ...

465

Interaction mechanisms and biological effects of static magnetic fields  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mechanisms through which static magnetic fields interact with living systems are described and illustrated by selected experimental observations. These mechanisms include electrodynamic interactions with moving, ionic charges (blood flow and nerve impulse conduction), magnetomechanical interactions (orientation and translation of molecules structures and magnetic particles), and interactions with electronic spin states in charge transfer reactions (photo-induced electron transfer in photosynthesis). A general summary is also presented of the biological effects of static magnetic fields. There is convincing experimental evidence for magnetoreception mechanisms in several classes of lower organisms, including bacteria and marine organisms. However, in more highly evolved species of animals, there is no evidence that the interactions of static magnetic fields with flux densities up to 2 Tesla (1 Tesla [T] = 10{sup 4} Gauss) produce either behavioral or physiolocical alterations. These results, based on controlled studies with laboratory animals, are consistent with the outcome of recent epidemiological surveys on human populations exposed occupationally to static magnetic fields.

Tenforde, T.S.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment Final Report 2006.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment was funded to address degradation and loss of spawning habitat for chum salmon (Onchorhynchus keta) and fall Chinook salmon (Onchoryhnchus tshawytscha). In 1999, the National Marine Fisheries Service listed lower Columbia River chum salmon as a threatened Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA). The Grays River watershed is one of two remaining significant chum salmon spawning locations in this ESU. Runs of Grays River chum and Chinook salmon have declined significantly during the past century, largely because of damage to spawning habitat associated with timber harvest and agriculture in the watershed. In addition, approximately 20-25% of the then-remaining chum salmon spawning habitat was lost during a 1999 channel avulsion that destroyed an important artificial spawning channel operated by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Although the lack of stable, high-quality spawning habitat is considered the primary physical limitation on Grays River chum salmon production today, few data are available to guide watershed management and channel restoration activities. The objectives of the Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment project were to (1) perform a comprehensive watershed and biological analysis, including hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological assessments; (2) develop a prioritized list of actions that protect and restore critical chum and Chinook salmon spawning habitat in the Grays River based on comprehensive geomorphic, hydrologic, and stream channel assessments; and (3) gain a better understanding of chum and Chinook salmon habitat requirements and survival within the lower Columbia River and the Grays River. The watershed-based approach to river ecosystem restoration relies on a conceptual framework that describes general relationships between natural landscape characteristics, watershed-scale habitat-forming processes, aquatic habitat conditions, and biological integrity. In addition, human land-use impacts are factored into the conceptual model because they can alter habitat quality and can disrupt natural habitat-forming processes. In this model (Figure S.1), aquatic habitat--both instream and riparian--is viewed as the link between watershed conditions and biologic responses. Based on this conceptual model, assessment of habitat loss and the resultant declines in salmonid populations can be conducted by relating current and historical (e.g., natural) habitat conditions to salmonid utilization, diversity, and abundance. In addition, assessing disrupted ecosystem functions and processes within the watershed can aid in identifying the causes of habitat change and the associated decline in biological integrity. In this same way, restoration, enhancement, and conservation projects can be identified and prioritized. A watershed assessment is primarily a landscape-scale evaluation of current watershed conditions and the associated hydrogeomorphic riverine processes. The watershed assessment conducted for this project focused on watershed processes that form and maintain salmonid habitat. Landscape metrics describing the level of human alteration of natural ecosystem attributes were used as indicators of water quality, hydrology, channel geomorphology, instream habitat, and biotic integrity. Ecological (watershed) processes are related to and can be predicted based on specific aspects of spatial pattern. This study evaluated the hydrologic regime, sediment delivery regime, and riparian condition of the sub-watersheds that comprise the upper Grays River watershed relative to their natural range of conditions. Analyses relied primarily on available geographic information system (GIS) data describing landscape characteristics such as climate, vegetation type and maturity, geology and soils, topography, land use, and road density. In addition to watershed-scale landscape characteristics, the study area was also evaluated on the riparian scale, with appropriate landscape variables analyzed within

May, Christopher W.; McGrath, Kathleen E.; Geist, David R. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Abbe, Timothy; Barton, Chase [Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc.

2008-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

467

Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment, 2006 Final Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment was funded to address degradation and loss of spawning habitat for chum salmon (Onchorhynchus keta) and fall Chinook salmon (Onchoryhnchus tshawytscha). In 1999, the National Marine Fisheries Service listed lower Columbia River chum salmon as a threatened Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA). The Grays River watershed is one of two remaining significant chum salmon spawning locations in this ESU. Runs of Grays River chum and Chinook salmon have declined significantly during the past century, largely because of damage to spawning habitat associated with timber harvest and agriculture in the watershed. In addition, approximately 20-25% of the then-remaining chum salmon spawning habitat was lost during a 1999 channel avulsion that destroyed an important artificial spawning channel operated by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Although the lack of stable, high-quality spawning habitat is considered the primary physical limitation on Grays River chum salmon production today, few data are available to guide watershed management and channel restoration activities. The objectives of the Grays River Watershed and Biological Assessment project were to (1) perform a comprehensive watershed and biological analysis, including hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological assessments; (2) develop a prioritized list of actions that protect and restore critical chum and Chinook salmon spawning habitat in the Grays River based on comprehensive geomorphic, hydrologic, and stream channel assessments; and (3) gain a better understanding of chum and Chinook salmon habitat requirements and survival within the lower Columbia River and the Grays River. The watershed-based approach to river ecosystem restoration relies on a conceptual framework that describes general relationships between natural landscape characteristics, watershed-scale habitat-forming processes, aquatic habitat conditions, and biological integrity. In addition, human land-use impacts are factored into the conceptual model because they can alter habitat quality and can disrupt natural habitat forming processes. In this model (Figure S.1), aquatic habitat--both instream and riparian--is viewed as the link between watershed conditions and biologic responses. Based on this conceptual model, assessment of habitat loss and the resultant declines in salmonid populations can be conducted by relating current and historical (e.g., natural) habitat conditions to salmonid utilization, diversity, and abundance. In addition, assessing disrupted ecosystem functions and processes within the watershed can aid in identifying the causes of habitat change and the associated decline in biological integrity. In this same way, restoration, enhancement, and conservation projects can be identified and prioritized. A watershed assessment is primarily a landscape-scale evaluation of current watershed conditions and the associated hydrogeomorphic riverine processes. The watershed assessment conducted for this project focused on watershed processes that form and maintain salmonid habitat. Landscape metrics describing the level of human alteration of natural ecosystem attributes were used as indicators of water quality, hydrology, channel geomorphology, instream habitat, and biotic integrity. Ecological (watershed) processes are related to and can be predicted based on specific aspects of spatial pattern. This study evaluated the hydrologic regime, sediment delivery regime, and riparian condition of the sub-watersheds that comprise the upper Grays River watershed relative to their natural range of conditions. Analyses relied primarily on available geographic information system (GIS) data describing landscape characteristics such as climate, vegetation type and maturity, geology and soils, topography, land use, and road density. In addition to watershed-scale landscape characteristics, the study area was also evaluated on the riparian scale, with appropriate landscape variables analyzed within

May, Christopher; Geist, David [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Biolog(TM) ID as compared to 16S ribosomal RNA ID for environmental isolates from the deep subsurface  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Dept of Energy (DOE) Subsurface Microbial Culture Collection (SMCC) contains nearly 10,000 strains of microorganisms isolated from terrestrial subsurface environments. Many of the aerobic, gram-negative, chemoheterotrophs isolated from the DOE Savannah River Site (SRS) have previously been identified by phylogenetic analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene nucleotide sequences. These SMCC isolates are currently being examined using Biolog GN Microplates and the Biolog Microstation System in order to gain knowledge of their metabolic capabilities and to compare Biolog IDs with 16S IDs. To accommodate the particular needs of these subsurface isolates, which are often incapable of growing under high-nutrient conditions, Biolog's recommendations for inoculating isolates into Biolog GN Microplates have been altered. The isolates are grown on low nutrient media, sodium thioglycolate (3mM) is added to the culture media to inhibit capsule formation, and a low density of bacteria is inoculated into the microplate. Using these altered inoculation criteria, 60 percent of these SMCC isolates have a Biolog genus ID that matches the 16S rRNA ID. These results indicate that the Biolog System can be a good means of identifying unusual environmental isolates, even when recommended inoculation procedures are altered to accommodate particular isolate needs.

McKinsey, P.C.

2000-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

469

Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop  

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Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) held a Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop on September 24-25, 2013, in Golden, Colorado. The workshop featured 29 participants representing academia, government, and national laboratories with expertise in the relevant fields. The objective of the Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop was to share information and identify issues, barriers, and research and development needs for biological hydrogen production to enable hydrogen production that meets cost goals. Proceedings 2013 Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop Final Report Presentations Introductory Session Fuel Cell Technologies Office Overview, Sara Dillich, DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office

470

SERVOMOTOR CONTROL SYSTEM  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Control systems for automatic positioning of an electric motor operated vapor valve are described which is operable under the severe conditions existing in apparatus for electro-magnetlcally separating isotopes. In general, the system includes a rotor for turning the valve comprising two colls mounted mutually perpendicular to each other and also perpendicular to the magnetic field of the isotope separating apparatus. The coils are furnished with both a-c and d- c current by assoclate control circuitry and a position control is provided for varying the ratlo of the a-c currents in the coils and at the same time, but in an inverse manner, the ratio between the d-c currents in the coils is varied. With the present system the magnitude of the motor torque is constant for all valves of the rotor orientatlon angle.

MacNeille, S.M.

1958-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Complex biological and bio-inspired systems  

SciTech Connect

The understanding and characterization ofthe fundamental processes of the function of biological systems underpins many of the important challenges facing American society, from the pathology of infectious disease and the efficacy ofvaccines, to the development of materials that mimic biological functionality and deliver exceptional and novel structural and dynamic properties. These problems are fundamentally complex, involving many interacting components and poorly understood bio-chemical kinetics. We use the basic science of statistical physics, kinetic theory, cellular bio-chemistry, soft-matter physics, and information science to develop cell level models and explore the use ofbiomimetic materials. This project seeks to determine how cell level processes, such as response to mechanical stresses, chemical constituents and related gradients, and other cell signaling mechanisms, integrate and combine to create a functioning organism. The research focuses on the basic physical processes that take place at different levels ofthe biological organism: the basic role of molecular and chemical interactions are investigated, the dynamics of the DNA-molecule and its phylogenetic role are examined and the regulatory networks of complex biochemical processes are modeled. These efforts may lead to early warning algorithms ofpathogen outbreaks, new bio-sensors to detect hazards from pathomic viruses to chemical contaminants. Other potential applications include the development of efficient bio-fuel alternative-energy processes and the exploration ofnovel materials for energy usages. Finally, we use the notion of 'coarse-graining,' which is a method for averaging over less important degrees of freedom to develop computational models to predict cell function and systems-level response to disease, chemical stress, or biological pathomic agents. This project supports Energy Security, Threat Reduction, and the missions of the DOE Office of Science through its efforts to accurately model biological systems at the molecular and cellular level. The project's impact encompasses applications to biofuels, to novel sensors and to materials with broad use for energy or threat reduction. The broad, interdisciplinary approach of CNLS offers the unparalleled strength of combining science backgrounds and expertise -a unique and important asset in attacking the complex science of biological organisms. This approach also allows crossfertilization, with concepts and techniques transferring across field boundaries.

Ecke, Robert E [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

REACTOR CONTROL  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control system employed with a high pressure gas cooled reactor in which a control rod is positioned for upward and downward movement into the neutron field from a position beneath the reactor is described. The control rod is positioned by a coupled piston cylinder releasably coupled to a power drive means and the pressurized coolant is directed against the lower side of the piston. The coolant pressure is offset by a higher fiuid pressure applied to the upper surface of the piston and means are provided for releasing the higher pressure on the upper side of the piston so that the pressure of the coolant drives the piston upwardly, forcing the coupled control rod into the ncutron field of the reactor. (AEC)

Fortescue, P.; Nicoll, D.

1962-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

473

FANS - Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... If set to H+ and a magnet controller is connected, you are ... Typically motors 3, 4, 5, and 6 are fixed for FANS operation A fixed motor will not be ...

474

CONTROL SYSTEM  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A boiling water type nuclear reactor power system having improved means of control is described. These means include provisions for either heating the coolant-moderator prior to entry into the reactor or shunting the coolantmoderator around the heating means in response to the demand from the heat engine. These provisions are in addition to means for withdrawing the control rods from the reactor. (AEC)

Shannon, R.H.; Williamson, H.E.

1962-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

475

LANSCE | Lujan Center | Biology Preparation Laboratory  

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Biology Preparation Laboratory Biology Preparation Laboratory The Lujan Center Biolab offers a variety of capabilities. 1) Biodeuteration Lab (BDL) We run a protein expression lab for perdeuteration of user proteins. We offer full perdeuteration (~99%) using our algal-based media for bacterial growth. We also have M9 minimal media made in D2O for expression of up to ~85% perdeuteration. Users can use our lab in person or mail-in a plasmid for us to express for them. We also have standard protein expression equipment: centrifuge for harvesting cells, sonicator for cell lysis, SDS-PAGE equipment etc. 2) Protein Purification and Crystallization Lab (PPCL) We also operate our PPCL for users of the PCS - we have 2 Akta/GE purifiers (the Akta Prime and Akta Purifier) and numerous chromatography

476

Biological barrier composition and method of use  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This report describes a composition for use as barrier to the growth of biological organisms such as roots, insects and small burrowing animals. It comprises a mixture of an effective amount of a chemical substance that thwarts the movement of the biological organisms, the substance diffused in a sufficient quality of a medium so that the physical and chemical characteristics of the medium rather than adjacent soil determine the rate of diffusion of the chemical substance. In one embodiment, trifluralin, a root growth inhibitor, is mixed with bentonite clay to provide a water-impermeable, root growth inhibiting barrier for a disposal site. The amount of clay and trifluralin is determined independent of the physical characteristics of the soil of the site thus avoiding the need for engineering the trifluralin for each set of soil characteristics.

Corey, J.C.; Murphy, C.E.

1990-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

477

Gordon Research Conference on Mammary Gland Biology  

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The 1989 conference was the tenth in the series of biennial Gordon Research Conferences on Mammary Gland Biology. Traditionally this conference brings together scientists from diverse backgrounds and experience but with a common interest in the biology of the mammary gland. Investigators from agricultural and medical schools, biochemists, cell and molecular biologists, endocrinologists, immunologists, and representatives from the emerging biotechnology industries met to discuss current concepts and results on the function and regulation of the normal and neoplastic mammary gland in a variety of species. Of the participants, approximately three-fourths were engaged in studying the normal mammary gland function, whereas the other quarter were engaged in studying the neoplastic gland. The interactions between scientists, clinicians, veterinarians examining both normal and neoplastic cell function serves to foster the multi-disciplinary goals of the conference and has stimulated many cooperative projects among participants in previous years.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biocompatible Quantum Dots for Biological Applications  

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Semiconductor quantum dots are quickly becoming a critical diagnostic tool for discerning cellular function at the molecular level. Their high brightness, long-lasting, size-tunable, and narrow luminescence set them apart from conventional fluorescence dyes. Quantum dots are being developed for a variety of biologically oriented applications, including fluorescent assays for drug discovery, disease detection, single protein tracking, and intracellular reporting. This review introduces the science behind quantum dots and describes how they are made biologically compatible. Several applications are also included, illustrating strategies toward target specificity, and are followed by a discussion on the limitations of quantum dot approaches. The article is concluded with a look at the future direction of quantum dots.

Rosenthal, Sandra [ORNL; Chang, Jerry [Vanderbilt University; Kovtun, Oleg [Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 7300 Stevenson Ctr Ln, Nashville, TN 37235, USA.; McBride, James [Vanderbilt University; Tomlinson, Ian [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism, & Molecular Biology  

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Archaea, one of three major evolutionary lineages of life, are a fascinating and diverse group of microbes with deep roots overlapping those of eukaryotes. The focus of the 'Archaea: Ecology Metabolism & Molecular Biology' GRC conference expands on a number of emerging topics highlighting new paradigms in archaeal metabolism, genome function and systems biology; information processing; evolution and the tree of life; the ecology and diversity of archaea and their viruses. The strength of this conference lies in its ability to couple a field with a rich history in high quality research with new scientific findings in an atmosphere of stimulating exchange. This conference remains an excellent opportunity for younger scientists to interact with world experts in this field.

Keneth Stedman

2011-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology and Medicine Division annual report, 1987  

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Modern biology is characterized by rapid change. The development of new tools and the results derived from their application to various biological systems require significant shifts in our concepts and the strategies that are adopted to analyze and elucidate mechanisms. In parallel with exciting new scientific developments our organizational structure and programmatic emphases have altered. These changes and developments have enabled the life sciences at LBL to be better positioned to create and respond to new opportunities. The work summarized in this annual report reflects a vital multifaceted research program that is in the vanguard of the areas represented. We are committed to justifying the confidence expressed by LBL through the new mission statement and reorganizational changes designed to give greater prominence to the life sciences.

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring Biological Activity at Geothermal Power Plants  

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The economic impact of microbial growth in geothermal power plants has been estimated to be as high as $500,000 annually for a 100 MWe plant. Many methods are available to monitor biological activity at these facilities; however, very few plants have any on-line monitoring program in place. Metal coupon, selective culturing (MPN), total organic carbon (TOC), adenosine triphosphate (ATP), respirometry, phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA), and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) characterizations have been conducted using water samples collected from geothermal plants located in California and Utah. In addition, the on-line performance of a commercial electrochemical monitor, the BIoGEORGE?, has been evaluated during extended deployments at geothermal facilities. This report provides a review of these techniques, presents data on their application from laboratory and field studies, and discusses their value in characterizing and monitoring biological activities at geothermal power plants.

Peter Pryfogle

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Quantum control limited by quantum decoherence  

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We describe quantum controllability under the influences of the quantum decoherence induced by the quantum control itself. It is shown that, when the controller is considered as a quantum system, it will entangle with its controlled system and then cause quantum decoherence in the controlled system. In competition with this induced decoherence, the controllability will be limited by some uncertainty relation in a well-armed quantum control process. In association with the phase uncertainty and the standard quantum limit, a general model is studied to demonstrate the possibility of realizing a decoherence-free quantum control with a finite energy within a finite time. It is also shown that if the operations of quantum control are to be determined by the initial state of the controller, then due to the decoherence which results from the quantum control itself, there exists a low bound for quantum controllability.

Fei Xue; S. X. Yu; C. P. Sun

2005-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

483

Biological Denitrification Demonstration at Modesto, California  

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The California Energy Commission, EPRI, and Nitrate Removal Technologies (NRT) sponsored a pilot study to evaluate biological denitrification as a viable solution to the nitrate contamination problem now facing many public water supplies throughout the United States. The pilot plant facility will be located in the Central Valley near Modesto, California, at the Grayson water wellfield. NRT has worked with the California Department of Health Services (DHS) and the City of Modesto in the development of a w...

2003-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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On a Model of Superconductivity and Biology  

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The paper deals with a semilinear integrodifferential equation that characterizes several dissipative models of Viscoelasticity, Biology and Superconductivity. The initial - boundary problem with Neumann conditions is analyzed. When the source term F is a linear function, then the explicit solution is obtained. When F is non linear, some results on existence, uniqueness and a priori estimates are deduced. As example of physical model the reaction - diffusion system of Fitzhugh Nagumo is considered.

Monica De Angelis

2012-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

485

Stochastic Resonance: from climate to biology  

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In this paper I will review some basic aspects of the mechanism of stochastic resonance. Stochastic resonance was first introduced as a possible mechanism to explain long term climatic variation. Since then, there have been many applications of stochastic resonance in physical and biological systems. I will show that in complex system, stochastic resonance can substantially change as a function of the ``system complexity''. Also, I will briefly mention how to apply stochastic resonance for the case of Brownian motors.

Roberto Benzi

2007-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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6th Annual Systems Biology Symposium: Systems Biology and the Environment  

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Systems biology recognizes the complex multi-scale organization of biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems. The International Symposium on Systems Biology is an annual two-day event gathering the most influential researchers transforming biology into an integrative discipline investigating complex systems. In recognition of the fundamental similarity between the scientific problems addressed in environmental science and systems biology studies at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels, the 2007 Symposium featured global leaders in “Systems Biology and the Environment.” The objective of the 2007 “Systems Biology and the Environment” International Symposium was to stimulate interdisciplinary thinking and research that spans systems biology and environmental science. This Symposium was well aligned with the DOE’s Genomics:GTL program efforts to achieve scientific objectives for each of the three DOE missions: • Develop biofuels as a major secure energy source for this century, • Develop biological solutions for intractable environmental problems, and • Understand biosystems’ climate impacts and assess sequestration strategies Our scientific program highlighted world-class research exemplifying these priorities. The Symposium featured 45 minute lectures from 12 researchers including: Penny/Sallie Chisholm of MIT gave the keynote address “Tiny Cells, Global Impact: What Prochlorococcus Can Teach Us About Systems Biology”, plus Jim Fredrickson of PNNL, Nitin Baliga of ISB, Steve Briggs of UCSD, David Cox of Perlegen Sciences, Antoine Danchin of Institut Pasteur, John Delaney of the U of Washington, John Groopman of Johns Hopkins, Ben Kerr of the U of Washington, Steve Koonin of BP, Elliott Meyerowitz of Caltech, and Ed Rubin of LBNL. The 2007 Symposium promoted DOE’s three mission areas among scientists from multiple disciplines representing academia, non-profit research institutions, and the private sector. As in all previous Symposia, we had excellent attendance of participants representing 20-30 academic or research-oriented facilities along with 25-30 private corporations from 5-10 countries. To broaden the audience for the Symposium and ensure the continued accessibility of the presentations, we made the presentation videos available afterward on the ISB’s website.

Galitski, Timothy, P.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A bibliography on computational molecular biology and genetics  

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The field of computational molecular biology and genetics is expanding at an enormous rate. Journals such as CABIOS and Nucleic Acids Research routinely publish articles on computational and mathematical aspects of biology. The purpose of this paper ...

Sarah Barron; Matthew Witten; Gongxian Liu

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing computational methods and science policy in systems biology  

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In this thesis, I discuss the development of systems biology and issues in the progression of this science discipline. Traditional molecular biology has been driven by reductionism with the belief that breaking down a ...

Castillo, Andrea R. (Andrea Redwing)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering the Interface Between Cellular Chassis and Integrated Biological Systems  

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The engineering of biological systems with predictable behavior is a challenging problem. One reason for this difficulty is that engineered biological systems are embedded within complex and variable host cells. To help ...

Canton, Bartholomew

2005-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges for modeling and simulation methods in systems biology  

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Systems Biology is aimed at analyzing the behavior and interrelationships of biological systems and is characterized by combining experimentation, theory, and computation. Dedicated to exploring current challenges, the panel brings together people from ...

Herbert M. Sauro; David Harel; Marta Kwiatkowska; Clifford A. Shaffer; Adelinde M. Uhrmacher; Michael Hucka; Pedro Mendes; Lena Strömback; John J. Tyson

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

What Was Life? Answers from Three Limit Biologies  

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What is life? A gathering consensus in anthropology, science studies, and philosophy of biology suggests that the theoretical object of biology, “life,” is today in transformation, if not dissolution. Proliferating ...

Helmreich, Stefan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The averaged control system of fast oscillating control systems  

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For control systems that either have an explicit periodic dependence on time or have periodic solutions and small controls, we define an average control system that takes into account all possible variations of the control, and prove that its solutions approximate all solutions of the oscillating systems as oscillations go faster. The dimension of its velocity set is characterised geomtrically. When it is maximum the average system defines a Finsler metric, unfortunately not twice differntiable in general. Under particular assumptions, valid for the control two body system, this Finsler metric generates a Hamiltonian flow on the cotangent bundle. For minimum time control, this average system proves that averaging the Hamiltonian given by the maximum principle is a valid approximation.

Bombrun, Alex

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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J. Math. Biol. (2010) 61:581616 DOI 10.1007/s00285-009-0309-0 Mathematical Biology  

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and convergence under the assumption that the rates of the reactions are monotone functions of the concentrations-mail: angeli@dsi.unifi.it D. Angeli Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College and Sontag (2003), and, for obvious historical rea- sons, to a lesser extent in molecular and systems biology

Sontag, Eduardo

494

Heliogyro Control  

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Heliogyros with blade length-to-width aspect ratios of 1000 can achieve ambitious science mission goals, but such designs have not been analyzed with rigor. Archived heliogyro analyses indicate that aspect ratios of 1000 are feasible, but the calculations supporting this claim are based on the simplifying assumptions of decoupled twist, vertical deflection, and in-plane deflection of the blades. In making such simplifications, the equations become more tractable, but crucial behavioral characteristics are possibly lost. Without a more rigorous analytical investigation, the reliability and robustness of the heliogyro remains in doubt. However, with verified control models and an appropriate operations strategy, performance of aggressive heliogyro designs can be presumed. This thesis asserts that heliogyro blades with aspect ratios of 1000:1 can sufficiently operate in space. The crux of this investigation is a high-fidelity model that accurately represents a heliogyro blade. Pitch controls command the thrust vector of the large sail structure. Although the validation model mimics a real solar sail, the controller is driven toward the most simplified configuration. The results of this research validate that a model-based controller that neglects blade twist, coning, and wrinkling can sufficiently control the thrust vector of a suitably designed heliogyro.

Richard S. Blomquist; Dimitrios Apostolopoulos; George Kantor; Andreas Von Flotow

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USE OF ELECTRICITY IN THE CONTROL OF SEA LAMPREYS  

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USE OF ELECTRICITY IN THE CONTROL OF SEA LAMPREYS Marine Biological Laboratory LIBRAKY APR 21 1153 Service, Albert M. Day, Director USE OF ELECTRICITY IN THE CONTROL OF SEA LAMPREYS: ELECTROMECHANICAL WEIRS AND TRAPS AND ELECTRICAL BARRIERS by Vernon C. Apple gate and Bernard R. Smith Fishery Research

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Corrosion of Steel under Insulation  

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...H.S. Ahluwalia, Corrosion under Insulation, Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Vol 13C, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 2006, p 654â??658...

497

Bacteria Modified to Secrete Biologically Active Protein for ...  

Manufacturing proteins for bioenergy production, therapeutic biologics and research tools; Rapid, high throughput production of proteins on a commercial scale ;

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LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL TRANSFER ...  

Folding Reporter Foreign Not 4 Profit BMTA LANL Agreement Number: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC . BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT

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Uniform, Shape-Specific Carriers for Vaccines, Biologics and ...  

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Uniform, Shape-Specific Carriers for Vaccines, Biologics and Small Molecule Drugs: Top-down Nano-fabrication Technologies. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Cell-impedance Spectroscopy at the Biological-inorganic ...  

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Presentation Title, Electric Cell-impedance Spectroscopy at the Biological- inorganic Interface, Shewanella Oneidensis - Gold, for Microbial Fuel Cell ...