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Shrestha Lok Kumar - - 2012
A new class of fullerene (C(60)) crystals with bimodal pore architectures consisting of macropores and mesopores was synthesized by using a liquid-liquid interfacial precipitation (LLIP) method involving an interface between isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and a saturated solution of C(60) in a mixture of benzene and carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4)). By varying ...
Liu Cong - - 2012
The present study examined the associations among procedural injustice, conflict with a supervisor (supervisor conflict), and job strains for employees with different power distance orientations. Using data from 301 university employees, along with corroborative reports from a coworker of each employee, we tested a moderated mediation model in which the ...
Liu Chao - - 2012
We have successfully synthesized and separated a series of tert-butyl 4-C61-benzoate (t-BCB) organofullerene, including monoadduct, bisadduct and triadduct compounds, and investigated their photophysical, electrochemistry, thermal and HPLC analysis. The photovoltaic devices were fabricated based on monoadduct, bisadduct and triadduct products, and the devices based on them exhibited power conversion efficiency ...
Fang Lin L University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social - - 2013
Asian Americans have been largely ignored in the prevention outcome literature. In this study, we tested a parent-child program with a sample of Asian American adolescent girls and their mothers, and evaluated the program's efficacy on decreasing girls' substance use and modifying risk and protective factors at individual, family, and ...
Wöhlert Susanne - - 2012
Reaction of iron(II) thiocyanate with an excess of trans-1,2-bis(4-pyridyl)-ethylene (bpe) in acetonitrile at room temperature leads to the formation of [Fe(NCS)(2)(bpe)(2)·(bpe)] (1), which is isotypic to its Co(II) analogue. Using slightly different reaction conditions the literature known compound [Fe(NCS)(2)(bpe)(2)(H(2)O)(2)] (2) was obtained as a phase pure material. Simultaneous differential thermoanalysis ...
Pinon Violaine - - 2013
Lateral organ distribution at the shoot apical meristem defines specific and robust phyllotaxis patterns that have intrigued biologists and mathematicians for centuries. In silico studies have revealed that this self-organizing process can be recapitulated by modeling the polar transport of the phytohormone auxin. Phyllotactic patterns change between species and developmental ...
Wang Zhiwen - - 2012
Previous studies that focused on age-related changes in the performance of theory of mind (ToM) in older adults have provided conflicting results. ToM consists of cognitive and affective mentalizing processes. Mixed calculation of different aspects of ToM may have contributed to the conflicting results and fails to detect the specific ...
Choi Kyung-Mi - - 2012
For the efficient cytoplasmic delivery of siRNA in a receptor-specific fashion, we designed a p19-YSA fusion protein composed of p19 RNA binding protein and ephrin mimetic peptide (YSA peptide). The resulting recombinant protein had the high affinity for EphA2 receptor overexpressed on cancer cells as well as the complexing ability ...
Zhang Qin Q Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232-2175, - - 2013
The oncogenic transcription factor c-Myc causes transformation and tumorigenesis, but it can also induce apoptotic cell death. Although tumor suppressors are necessary for c-Myc to induce apoptosis, the pathways and mechanisms are unclear. To further understand how c-Myc switches from an oncogenic protein to an apoptotic protein, we examined the ...
Tzelepis Fanny F National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Biological Sciences, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6, - - 2013
CD8(+) T cells undergo rapid expansion during infection with intracellular pathogens, which is followed by swift and massive culling of primed CD8(+) T cells. The mechanisms that govern the massive contraction and maintenance of primed CD8(+) T cells are not clear. We show in this study that the transcription factor, ...
Vannucci Anna - - 2012
Objective: We used latent profile analysis (LPA) to classify children and adolescents into subtypes based on the overlap of disinhibited eating behaviors-eating in the absence of hunger, emotional eating, and subjective and objective binge eating. Method: Participants were 411 youths (8-18 years) from the community who reported on their disinhibited ...
Cornell Sonia A - - 2012
The precise structure of speech sound representations is still a matter of debate. In the present neurobiological study, we compared predictions about differential sensitivity to speech contrasts between models that assume full specification of all phonological information in the mental lexicon with those assuming sparse representations (only contrastive or otherwise ...
Fandakova Yana - - 2012
Based on a 2-component framework of episodic memory development across the lifespan (Shing & Lindenberger, 2011), we examined the contribution of memory-related binding and monitoring processes to false memory susceptibility in childhood and old age. We administered a repeated continuous recognition task to children (N = 20, 10-12 years), younger ...
Cherian Christie Thomas - - 2012
Interconnected network of CoMoO4 sub-micron particles are prepared by thermolysis of polymer matrix based metal precursor solution. The material exhibits a high reversible capacity of 990 (±10) mAh g-1 at a current density of 100 mA g-1, with 100 % capacity retention between 5- 50 cycles. In comparison, CoMoO4 nano-plates ...
Dillon Frank R - - 2012
Familismo in the Latino culture is a value hallmarked by close relations with nuclear and extended family members throughout the life span, with pronounced levels of loyalty, reciprocity, and solidarity. Familismo is posited as health protective against alcohol misuse among Latinos in the United States. This study examines the relative ...
Jung Hee Joon - - 2012
Quantum dots (QDs) allow for manipulation of the position and energy levels of electrons at sub-10nm length scales through control of material chemistry, size, and shape. It is known from optical studies that the bandgap of semiconductor QDs increases as their size decreases, due to the narrowing of the quantum ...
Bang Junhyeok - - 2013
Understanding and controlling of excited carrier dynamics is of fundamental and practical importance, particularly in photochemistry and solar energy applications. However, theory of energy relaxation of excited carriers is still in its early stage. Here, using ab initio molecular dynamics (MD) coupled with time-dependent density functional theory, we show a ...
Bian Zheng - - 2012
The present study examined whether there is an age-related difference in judging egocentric distances. In 4 experiments, both younger and older observers judged the physical distance of an object on a ground plane and reported their judgments by verbal report and by blind rope pulling. Overall, we found that (a) ...
Zhong Jian - - 2012
Silk fibroin (SF) is a promising candidate for a variety of application in the fields of tissue engineering, drug delivery, and biomedical optics. Recent research has already begun to explore the construction of nano- and micro-patterned SF films under ambient environment. The structure and biocompatibility of SF are dependent on ...
Hori Tetsuya - - 2013
CENP-A acts as an important epigenetic marker for kinetochore specification. However, the mechanisms by which CENP-A is incorporated into centromeres and the structural basis for kinetochore formation downstream of CENP-A remain unclear. Here, we used a unique chromosome-engineering system in which kinetochore proteins are targeted to a noncentromeric site after ...
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These abstracts are presented here as prepared by the authors. The accuracy and content of each abstract remain the responsibility of the authors. In the identification number above each abstract, SPO designates a Sports Physical Therapy Section poster presentation.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2013;43(1):A126-A143.
Rule Nicholas O - - 2012
Perceivers' inferences about individuals based on their faces often show high interrater consensus and can even accurately predict behavior in some domains. Here we investigated the consensus and accuracy of judgments of trustworthiness. In Study 1, we showed that the type of photo judged makes a significant difference for whether ...
Zhang Zhong-wei - - 2013
Neurons in the brains of newborns are usually connected with many other neurons through weak synapses. This early pattern of connectivity is refined through pruning of many immature connections and strengthening of the remaining ones. NMDA receptors (NMDARs) are essential for the development of excitatory synapses, but their role in ...
Odle-Dusseau Heather N - - 2012
Based on the Job Demands-Resources (JDR) model (E. Demerouti, A. B. Bakker, F. Nachreiner, & W. B. Schaufeli, 2001, The job demands-resources model of burnout. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 499-512) and Conservation of Resources (COR) theory (S. E. Hobfoll, 2002, Social and psychological resources and adaptation. Review of General ...
Schrimshaw Eric W EW Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health & Illness, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY, USA. - - 2013
Although bisexual men report lower levels of mental health relative to gay men, few studies have examined the factors that contribute to bisexual men's mental health. Bisexual men are less likely to disclose, and more likely to conceal (i.e., a desire to hide), their sexual orientation than gay men. Theory ...
Kohli Payal - - 2012
BACKGROUND: We sought to evaluate the effect of potent platelet inhibition following acute coronary syndrome on total (i.e. first and recurrent) occurrences of any of the primary outcome events (e.g. cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke) as well as on other ischemic events, such as urgent revascularization, (severe) recurrent ischemia ...
Zhuang Tiandi T Department of Biochemistry, Center for Structural Biology, Institute of Chemical Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, - - 2013
Solution NMR spectroscopy of labeled arrestin-1 was used to explore its interactions with dark-state phosphorylated rhodopsin (P-Rh), phosphorylated opsin (P-opsin), unphosphorylated light-activated rhodopsin (Rh*), and phosphorylated light-activated rhodopsin (P-Rh*). Distinct sets of arrestin-1 elements were seen to be engaged by Rh* and inactive P-Rh, which induced conformational changes that differed ...
Ward Katherine E KE Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Mike and Josie Harper Center for Cancer Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, - - 2013
Group IVA cytosolic phospholipase A₂ (cPLA₂α), which harbors an N-terminal lipid binding C2 domain and a C-terminal lipase domain, produces arachidonic acid from the sn-2 position of zwitterionic lipids such as phosphatidylcholine. The C2 domain has been shown to bind zwitterionic lipids, but more recently, the anionic phosphomonoester sphingolipid metabolite ...
Shimomura Ayane - - 2012
The implementation of a reactive functional group onto a material surface is of great importance. Reactive functional groups (e.g. an amino group and a hydroxyl group) are usually hydrophilic, which makes difficult to display them on a dry polymer surface. We here propose a novel method for displaying amino groups ...
Warwick Richard - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: The red cell distribution width (RDW) has been identified as an independent risk factor with regard to prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease with or without heart failure. We sought to investigate the role of RDW in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). METHODS: Analysis ...
Seren Umit - - 2012
Arabidopsis thaliana is an important model organism for understanding the genetics and molecular biology of plants. Its highly selfing nature, small size, short generation time, small genome size, and wide geographic distribution make it an ideal model organism for understanding natural variation. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have proven a useful ...
Jones Nick S - - 2013
There is a disconnect between developments in modern data analysis and some parts of the physical sciences in which they could find ready use. This introduction, and this issue, provides resources to help experimental researchers access modern data analysis tools and exposure for analysts to extant challenges in physical science. ...
Ghahramani Zoubin - - 2013
Modelling is fundamental to many fields of science and engineering. A model can be thought of as a representation of possible data one could predict from a system. The probabilistic approach to modelling uses probability theory to express all aspects of uncertainty in the model. The probabilistic approach is synonymous ...
Johnson Blake N - - 2012
We show novel cantilever designs that express torsional and lateral modes exhibit excellent mass-change sensitivity to molecular self-assembly on gold (75 - 135 fg/Hz ) which is superior to that of widely investigated bending modes. Lead zirconate titanate (PZT) millimeter-sized cantilevers were designed with two types of anchor asymmetry that ...
Bond Nell - - 2012
Lassa fever is an acute and sometimes severe viral hemorrhagic illness endemic in West Africa. One important question regarding Lassa fever is the duration of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody after infection. We were able to locate three persons who worked in Nigeria dating back to the 1940s, two of whom ...
Sago Carrie E - - 2013
The patient was a 23-year-old man, currently serving in a military airborne operations unit. During a jump training exercise, the patient's right lower extremity became entangled in his parachute equipment upon exiting the aircraft, which caused hyperextension and valgus forces upon his right knee. Due to concern for a fracture, ...
Desmarais Sarah L SL Department of Psychology, North Carolina State - - 2013
Identifying substance use disorders among adults with schizophrenia presents unique challenges but is critical to research and practice. This study examined: (a) the accuracy of assessments completed using various approaches in identifying substance use disorders, (b) their ability to discriminate between disorders of abuse and dependence, and (c) the benefits ...
Bishop Christopher M - - 2013
Several decades of research in the field of machine learning have resulted in a multitude of different algorithms for solving a broad range of problems. To tackle a new application, a researcher typically tries to map their problem onto one of these existing methods, often influenced by their familiarity with ...
Okazaki Shintaro S Department of Finance and Marketing Research, College of Economics and Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. - - 2013
Online gossip has been recognized as small talk on social networking sites (SNSs) that influences consumer behavior, but little attention has been paid to its role. This study makes three theoretical predictions: (a) propensity to gossip online leads to greater information value, entertainment value, and friendship value; (b) upon exposure ...
Keipert Susanne - - 2012
Ectopic expression of uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1) in skeletal muscle (SM) mitochondria considerably increases lifespan in high fat diet fed UCP1 TG mice in comparison to wildtype (WT). In order to clarify the underlying mechanisms we investigated substrate metabolism as well as oxidative stress damage and antioxidant defense in SM ...
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Recess is at the heart of a vigorous debate over the role of schools in promoting the optimal development of the whole child. A growing trend toward reallocating time in school to accentuate the more academic subjects has put this important facet of a child's school day at risk. Recess ...
Côté Stéphane - - 2012
Though scholars have speculated for centuries on links between individuals' social class standing and approach to moral reasoning, little systematic research exists on how class and morality are associated. Here, we investigate whether the tendency of upper-class individuals to exhibit reduced empathy makes them more likely to resist intuitionist options ...
Hedlin Michael A H - - 2013
We discuss the use of reverse time migration (RTM) with dense seismic networks for the detection and location of sources of atmospheric infrasound. Seismometers measure the response of the Earth's surface to infrasound through acoustic-to-seismic coupling. RTM has recently been applied to data from the USArray network to create a ...
Hirsch Heather A HA Department Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2013
Metformin, the first-line drug for treating diabetes, inhibits cellular transformation and selectively kills cancer stem cells in breast cancer cell lines. In a Src-inducible model of cellular transformation, metformin inhibits the earliest known step in the process, activation of the inflammatory transcription factor NF-κB. Metformin strongly delays cellular transformation in ...
Liu Guoliang - - 2013
Although nanoparticles with exquisite properties have been synthesized for a variety of applications, their incorporation into functional devices is challenging owing to the difficulty in positioning them at specified sites on surfaces. In contrast with the conventional synthesis-then-assembly paradigm, scanning probe block copolymer lithography can pattern precursor materials embedded in ...
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Reports an error in "Evidence for higher reaction time variability for children with ADHD on a range of cognitive tasks including reward and event rate manipulations" by Jeffery N. Epstein, Joshua M. Langberg, Paul J. Rosen, Amanda Graham, Megan E. Narad, Tanya N. Antonini, William B. Brinkman, Tanya Froehlich, John ...
Hou Yidong - - 2012
The chiral structures have displayed some inevitable and fascinating properties in many research fields, such as chemistry, biology, mathematics and physics. In this paper, we report the use of step-wise glancing angle deposition technology to produce the 3D chiral nano-structures. Through the optimization of deposition parameters (such as the orientation ...
Fagerberg Linn - - 2012
A gene-centric Human Proteome Project has been proposed to characterize the human protein-coding genes in a chromosome-centered manner to understand human biology and disease. Here, we report on the protein evidence for all genes predicted from the genome sequence based on manual annotation from literature (UniProt), antibody-based profiling in cells, ...
Venkateswaran Rajamiyer V - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: The measurement of extravascular lung water could aid the assessment and guide the management of potential lung donors following brain death. We therefore sought to validate a single indicator thermodilution extravascular lung water index (EVLWI-T) measurement using gravimetry and to assess the impact and clinical correlates of elevated EVLWI-T ...
Jung Sung Won - - 2012
Microvascular ear replantation is a significant challenge because of the small size of the vessels and the fact that traumatic amputations are frequently avulsed. The zone of trauma is therefore extended and the primary repair of the injured vessel is rendered unlikely. The purpose of this study is to review ...
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