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Díaz Pedro - - 2008
The aim was to study spoilage during the refrigerated storage of cooked pork loin processed by the sous vide method. Samples were packaged under vacuum into polyamide-polypropylene pouches, cooked at an oven temperature/time of 70°C/12h, chilled at 3°C and stored at 2°C for 0, 5 or 10 weeks. Microbial (psychrotrophs, ...
Yoon Jung-Hoon - - 2007
Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that Aquaspirillum itersonii and Aquaspirillum peregrinum form distinct phylogenetic lineages within the Alphaproteobacteria, whereas Aquaspirillum serpens, the type species of the genus Aquaspirillum, belongs to the Betaproteobacteria. A. itersonii and A. peregrinum exhibited 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity values of 82.0-82.4 ...
Ma Bing-Ji - - 2007
Eburicoic acid was produced and isolated from the cultured mycelia of the fungus, Trametes versatillis. The weight rate of eburicoic acid in the dry weight of cultured mycelia of Trametes versatillis was about to 1%. Trametes versatillis can be expected as an important bioresource to supply eburicoic acid for its ...
Schaeffer Peter V - - 2008
The incorporation of economic thinking into the valuation of landscapes is still relatively new. It is an approach that yields valuable new insights and can help with prioritizing the use of scarce resources to improve and/or preserve landscapes. This paper explores and discusses the uses and limitations of economic valuation ...
Lane Joseph R - - 2007
We have calculated the stationary points and internal reaction coordinate pathway for the dissociation of fluorosulfonic acid (FSO3H) and chlorosulfonic acid (ClSO3H). These sulfonic acids dissociate to sulfur trioxide and hydrogen fluoride and chloride, respectively. We have calculated the frequencies and intensities of the OH-stretching transitions of FSO3H and ClSO3H ...
Matsumura-Takeda Kuniko - - 2007
Murine megakaryocytes (MKs) are defined by CD41/CD61 expression and acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity; however, their stages of differentiation in bone marrow (BM) have not been fully elucidated. In murine lineage-negative (Lin(-))/CD45(+) BM cells, we found CD41(+) MKs without AChE activity (AChE(-)) except for CD41(++) MKs with AChE activity (AChE(+)), in which ...
Du Fengpei - - 2007
Analysis of triadimenol was carried out using deoxyribonucleic acids (DNA) via the resonance light scattering (RLS) technique. After adding triadimenol into aqueous medium of pH 1.72, the RLS of DNA was remarkably quenched. A resonance light scattering peak at 310 nm was found, and the quenched intensity of RLS at ...
Trinkaus John W - - 2006
An informal 3-yr. follow-up enquiry of a prior study suggested that the use of electrical, rather than wax, candles seemingly is not a variable relevant to peoples' behavior in paying for lighting votive candles in church. Also, the number of people paying apparently continues to decline: now down (from about ...
Clifford Michael N - - 2006
LC-MS4 has been used to detect and characterize in green coffee beans 15 quantitatively minor p-coumaric acid-containing chlorogenic acids not previously reported in nature. These comprise 3,4-di-p-coumaroylquinic acid, 3,5-di-p-coumaroylquinic acid, and 4,5-di-p-coumaroylquinic acid (Mr 484); 3-p-coumaroyl-4-caffeoylquinic acid, 3-p-coumaroyl-5-caffeoylquinic acid, 4-p-coumaroyl-5-caffeoylquinic acid, 3-caffeoyl-4-p-coumaroyl-quinic acid, 3-caffeoyl-5-p-coumaroyl-quinic acid; and 4-caffeoyl-5-p-coumaroyl-quinic acid (Mr 500); ...
Liu Huaipan - - 2006
The contents of covalently conjugated polyamines (CC-PAs) and noncovalently conjugated polyamines (NCC-PAs) to deoxyribonucleic acid-protein (DNP) isolated from wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedling roots under osmotic stress were detected. Results showed thatafter osmotic stress treatment for 7 d, the levels in NCC-spermine (NCC-Spm) and NCC-spermidine (NCC-Spd) of drought-tolerant Yumai No. ...
Liu Peng - - 2005
The core/shell SiO(2) encapsulated with polyacrylamide (SiO(x)/PAM) nanospheres were successfully prepared by the radical copolymerization of acrylamide (AM) and a macromonomer, methacryloxypropyl SiO(x) (MP-SiO(x)) nanoparticles, initiated with AIBN via a facile precipitation polymerization method in ethanol. The percentage of encapsulating (PE%) and the conversion of the AM (C%) of 327.5% ...
Oh Se-Wook - - 2005
Aerosolized sanitizer was investigated as a potential alternative to aqueous and gaseous sanitizers for produce. Peroxyacetic acid was aerosolized (5.42 to 11.42 microm particle diameter) by a commercially available nebulizer into a model cabinet. Iceberg lettuce leaves were inoculated with three strains each of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and ...
Karthikeyan B - - 2006
Raman spectra of phenoxyacetic acid and chlorine substituted phenoxyacetic acids viz., o-chlorophenoxyacetic acid, p-chlorophenoxyacetic acid and 2,6-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid have been analysed with the aid of abinitio theoretical calculations. The effect of chlorine substituents on the Raman spectra of phenoxyacetic acid have also been analysed by considering some important vibrational modes.
Wegner Gerald S - - 2005
Two citrus-based sodas and a known wasp attractant were compared in a field trial to assess their attractiveness to local nuisance wasp species. The wasps captured included Vespula germanica (F.), Vespula maculifrons (Buysson), Vespula vulgaris (L.), Vespula flavopilosa Jacobson, Vespula squamosa (Drury), Dolichovespula maculata (L.), Polistes fuscatus (L.), Polistes metricus ...
Ibrahim Abdel-Rahim Sayed - - 2005
Biotransformation of chrysin by Cunninghamella elegans NRRL 1392 produced apigenin, apigenin 7-sulfate, apigenin 7,4'-disulfate, and a new metabolite identified as chrysin 7-sulfate. On the other hand, fermentation of apigenin, using the same microorganism, yielded apigenin 7-sulfate and apigenin 7,4'-disulfate. The structures of the metabolites were established by spectral analysis, and ...
Schwartz Allan J - - 2005
The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is an airway management device that is used to establish and maintain a patent airway for the patient. A palatal torus is a common benign bony exostosis, usually located in the midline of the palate, beneath the palatal mucosa. It should be recognized by the ...
Björkroth Johanna - - 2005
Marinated meat products are consumed increasingly. In addition to taste, marinating has been considered to increase product safety and shelf life. In Finland, marinades are complex, spiced sauces. They are acidic water-oil emulsions typically containing salt, sugar, sorbate and/or benzoate. Marinated products are usually packaged under modified atmospheres. This results ...
Fernández-López J - - 2005
The antioxidant and antibacterial effect of rosemary, orange and lemon extracts was investigated in cooked Swedish-style meatballs. Activity in a lard system was established for all the extracts and further determination of the development of rancidity as thiobarbituric acid reactive substances consistently showed that about 50% of the rancidity can ...
Ruzsovics A - - 2004
Helicobacter pylori is an important cause of many gastrointestinal disorders, ranging from chronic gastritis to gastric lymphoma and adenocarcinoma. The deoxyribonucleic acid-based assays have the potential to be a powerful diagnostic tool given its ability to specifically identify H. pylori deoxyribonucleic acid. Markers used to include general H. pylori structures ...
Morrell J M - - 2004
To investigate whether removal of extraneous cells and immotile spermatozoa from a sperm preparation by density gradient centrifugation could help to maintain normal spermatozoa in a viable state and retain their deoxyribonucleic acid integrity. Sperm motility was assessed on a daily basis in aliquots of neat semen, extended semen, and ...
Naka Takashi - - 2003
The unique feature of the genus Sphingobacterium is the presence of sphingophospholipids and ceramides, besides diacylglycerophospholipids. As major cellular lipid components, five kinds of sphingophospholipids were purified from Sphingobacterium spiritivorum ATCC 33861(T), the type species of genus Sphingobacterium. They were identified as ceramide phosphorylethanolamines (CerPE-1 and CerPE-2), ceramide phosphoryl-myo-inositols (CerPI-1 ...
Uekawa Naofumi - - 2003
A peroxo niobic acid sol was prepared by peptization of the niobic acid precipitate (Nb2O5.nH2O) with a H2O2 aqueous solution. Crystallized Nb2O5 nanoparticles and niobic acid nanoparticles were obtained by heating the peroxo niobic acid sol. When peroxo niobic acid sol prepared by peptization of the niobic acid precipitate ([NH3]=0.3 ...
McKenna Michael J - - 2002
HYPOTHESIS: Contamination of archival human temporal bones with extraneous deoxyribonucleic acid may represent a potentially significant problem in the analysis of nucleic acids isolated from archival specimens. BACKGROUND: During the past decade, there has been growing interest in the development of molecular biologic techniques that can be applied to the ...
Pexara Efthimia S - - 2002
Evaluation of shelf life was made of cured, cooked, sliced turkey breast fillets and a type of cooked pork sausage called 'piroski', stored in vacuum and in six different modified atmospheres (MA) at +4 and +10 °C. Total viable count, lactic acid bacteria, pH changes, colour attributes and the presence of ...
Menon Elton L - - 2002
Singlet oxygen-initiated decomposition of urocanic acid (UCA) (3-(1H-imidazol-4(5)-yl)-2-propenoic acid) was used to successfully confirm the report that UCA generates singlet oxygen when irradiated with ultraviolet A light (UVA). The UCA-generated singlet oxygen converts UCA to one or more products that then catalyze the further destruction of the UCA with UVA ...
Pawlas Jan - - 2002
3-Chloropyrazolo[3,4-c]quinoline 5, 3-chloropyrazolo[3,4-c]isoquinoline 6, 1,2-dihydro-1,2-dimethylpyrazolo[3,4-c]quinolin-3-one 8, and 1,2-dihydro-1,2-dimethylpyrazolo[3,4-c]isoquinolin-3-one 10 were obtained by acid-induced nucleophilic aromatic substitution (S(N)H) of H-3 in N-hydroxypyrazolo[3,4-c]quinoline 1b and in N-hydroxy pyrazolo[3,4-c]isoquinoline 3b. In the acid-induced chlorination, 3b was far more reactive than 1b, whereas the related N-hydroxypyrazolo[4,3-c]quinoline 2b and N-hydroxypyrazolo[4,3-c]isoquinoline 4b were completely unreactive toward ...
Connelly D A - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: Human papillomaviruses are present in up to 64.3% of patients' sperm. The objectives were (1) to determine human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid effects on sperm deoxyribonucleic acid integrity and (2) to assess human papillomavirus differential effects on the sperm cell. STUDY DESIGN: Two-layer colloid washed sperm were exposed to E6-E7 ...
Lin C T - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to evaluate human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid testing after conization in predicting residual disease in the subsequent hysterectomy specimen. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective study was conducted on 75 patients with grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia who had cone margins or endocervical curettage specimens showing disease and who ...
Elfgren K - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term tendency for cervical human papillomavirus infections to persist in the general population. STUDY DESIGN: From 500 women who participated in a 1991 population-based survey, 90 healthy women with normal results of cytologic examination (women with human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid ...
Lau T K - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to investigate whether external cephalic version performed near term increases the concentration of cell-free fetal deoxyribonucleic acid in maternal plasma. STUDY DESIGN: Forty-five patients who had singleton male fetuses and were undergoing external cephalic version at or beyond 36 weeks of gestation were recruited during a ...
Asbill K K - - 2000
OBJECTIVES: The aims of the study were to determine whether a Gram stain of cervical mucus can accurately rule out infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia trachomatis and to compare a diagnostic test that is based on the polymerase chain reaction with a deoxyribonucleic acid probe in the detection of ...
Lin W M - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to demonstrate the feasibility of performing molecular analyses at the deoxyribonucleic acid, ribonucleic acid and protein levels of cervical cytologic examination with a methanol fluid-based Papanicolaou specimen collection system. STUDY DESIGN: Genomic deoxyribonucleic acid and total ribonucleic acid were extracted from cell pellets obtained from ...
Backman J T - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Tangeretin is a flavonoid that stimulates the catalytic activity of cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) and is found in high levels in tangerine juice. METHODS: The effect of tangeretin on hydroxylation of midazolam, a CYP3A4 probe, was examined in vitro with human liver microsomes and recombinant CYP3A4. In addition, the ...
Babji Y - - 2000
Minced goat meat inoculated with cell suspensions of Lactococcus lactis ssp lactis (Lc. lactis) or Lactobacillus plantarum was stored under vacuum in PETPE film at 4°C and transferred to aerobic storage for 7 days in LDPE bags. During storage under vacuum, the lactic counts of the inoculated samples dropped followed ...
Banes A J - - 1999
Avian digital flexor tendons were used with a device to apply load ex vivo to study the effects on deoxyribonucleic acid and collagen synthesis when cell to cell communication is blocked. Flexor digitorum profundus tendons from the middle toe of 52-day-old White Leghorn chickens were excised and used as nonloaded ...
Falcinelli C - - 1999
OBJECTIVES: We investigated whether the number of weeks of gestation influences the accuracy of first-trimester fetal sex prediction by analysis of deoxyribonucleic acid extracted from whole maternal blood. A comparison was also made to determine whether a difference exists between this approach and the deoxyribonucleic acid analysis of transcervical cells ...
Shinozaki R - - 1999
We used our new flow cytometric method to measure benzo[a]pyrene-diolepoxide-deoxyribonucleic acid adduct levels in peripheral lymphocytes from healthy male smokers and nonsmokers. Smokers who had pack-years of 20 or more had significantly higher mean benzo[a]pyrene-diol-epoxide-deoxyribonucleic acid adduct levels than nonsmokers. In smokers, the adduct levels were correlated significantly with age, ...
Ka┼║mierczak A - - 1999
In male sex organs of Chara vulgaris L., the gibberellic acid (GA3), was identified by capillary zone electrophoresis. The antheridia at cell division stage of antheridial filaments leading to formation of spermatids contain 0.09 microg GA3 per antheridium, i.e. 5.3 times more than antheridia at differentiation stage of spermatozoids (spermiogenesis). ...
Kim M - - 1998
A sulfonic acid (SO3H)-group-containing nonwoven fabric was prepared by radiation-induced graft polymerizaton of an epoxy-group-containing monomer, glycidyl methacrylate, onto a nonwoven fabric and subsequent sulfonation. The nonwoven fabric containing SO3H groups at different densities was equilibrated with lysozyme in a buffer (pH 6.0). The equilibrium binding capacity (EBC) of lysozyme ...
Thompson JS - - 1998
Extensive resections of the distal small intestine are associated with motor disruption in the proximal remnant. Luminal contents such as bacteria and short-chain fatty acids may play a role. We evaluated the effect of bypass of the ileocecal junction (ICJ) on the motor response to a 50% distal resection. Thirty-five ...
Benachi A - - 1998
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine whether the RhD gene is expressed in trophoblast at any stage of gestation. STUDY DESIGN: Trophoblast and fetal tissue were obtained from 18 pregnancies at 8 to 40 weeks' gestation. Deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid were extracted from trophoblast. Complementary deoxyribonucleic acid was synthesized ...
Montel M C - - 1998
The role of bacteria in the production of non volatile and volatile compounds involved in the fermented meat flavour is discussed. Lactic acid bacteria produce D-lactic and acetic acids which may give a sour note. By reducing the pH, they also modulate the other bio-chemical bacterial activities. In muscle tissue ...
Bornstein J - - 1997
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to recognize special features of women with both vestibulitis and constant vulvar pain (vestibulodynia) and to determine whether vestibulodynia is a separate disease entity or a subset of vestibulitis. STUDY DESIGN: Ninety-one women with severe vulvar vestibulitis underwent perineoplasty by a single surgeon during 1992 to ...
van de Kaa C A - - 1997
OBJECTIVES: To assess the value of deoxyribonucleic acid ploidy in the differential diagnosis and clinical follow-up of hydatidiform moles, the histopathologic features, deoxyribonucleic acid ploidy, and clinical follow-up were compared in 347 cases: 143 complete moles, 52 partial moles, and 152 abortions, of which 56 cases were hydropic abortions with ...
Zanetta G - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to evaluate the importance of deoxyribonucleic acid content to long-term survival from advanced epithelial ovarian carcinoma. STUDY DESIGN: Clinical and pathologic prognostic factors, including deoxyribonucleic acid content measured by means of flow cytometry, were analyzed for 282 patients. RESULTS: In 80% of the patients, the deoxyribonucleic ...
Dahan D - - 1996
The major diffusion channel in the outer membrane of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is porin (341 amino acids; Mr 37 782). The Hib porin gene was cloned and overexpressed in Bacillus subtilis. Recombinant Hib porin (Bac porin), having aggregated into inclusion bodies, was purified under denaturing conditions and subsequently ...
Ferenczy A - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine the diagnostic performance of human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid testing when performed on liquid-based (Thin-prep) cytologic samples. STUDY DESIGN: Thin-prep cytologic study, human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid assay with probes for high oncogenic risk human papillomavirus types (16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 45, 51, 52, and ...
Nelson P - - 1996
Deep in Lechuguilla Cave, a researcher ponders slots carved millions of years ago by dripping sulfuric acid. Though the cave was formed by acid bubbling up from below, here gases condensed on the chamber's ceiling and then rained down as acid. Scientists think Mars may also hold caves carved by ...
Elfgren K - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to investigate whether conization for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia eliminates human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid and effects the levels of serum and cervical mucus antibodies against human papillomavirus antigens. STUDY DESIGN: Analysis of paired cervical brush and serum samples taken from 23 women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia before ...
Fisk N M - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine whether the twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence (acardiac anomaly) results from fertilization of the first or second polar body. STUDY DESIGN: Placental or fetal tissue was obtained from nine twin sets discordant for twin reversed arterial perfusion. After deoxyribonucleic acid extraction, the polymerase chain ...
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