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• (2013-08-22)
The increasing demand of corn as food and fuel sources has increased the competition for feedstock between livestock and ethanol industries. Developing an effective corn harvesting, storage and utilization system can help ...

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• (1990)
An investigation was carried out into the chemical nature and further transformation of fixed liquid anhydrous NH$\sb3$ with emphasis on chemical fixation of NH$\sb3$ by soil organic matter. For this purpose, $\sp{15}$N-labeled ...

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• (1995)
Plant water deficit is the major factor limiting global crop productivity. Yield loss caused by water stress is estimated to exceed total loss from all other causes. Moreover, availability of agricultural water is declining ...

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• (2005)
In many concrete structures especially pavements, the ability to transfer shear load across crack/joint and the cracking resistance are important. This research was conducted in order to develop a testing method and roughness ...

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• (1992)
The main objective of this project is to study the components involved in electron transport between the cytochrome bf complex and photosystem I in the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis 6803. Two soluble proteins, ...

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• (2012-06-27)
The predominance of left-handedness in amino acids and proteins in living organisms is well established. The presence of D-amino acids in the prokaryotes (e.g., bacterial cell wall and lantibiotics) has been considered ...

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• (2010-01-06)
Aluminum-lithium alloys provide a lower density and higher stiffness alternative to other high strength aluminum alloys. However, many Al-Li alloys exhibit a non-traditional failure mechanism, delamination. Delamination ...

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• (1986)
Quantification of leaching and denitrification losses of fertilizer N from soil requires that appropriate methods be developed for their measurement. The objectives of this work were to: (1) evaluate potential errors in ...

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• (1993)
The goal of the work presented here is the development of optical waveguide techniques for the characterization of diffusion mechanisms and mass transport processes in uncoated polymer films and Langmuir-Blodgett mono- and ...

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• (1984)
In order to understand the regulated biosynthesis of cytochrome P-450 I have prepared a clone bank of mRNA extracts from the liver of a rabbit treated with phenobarbital. Plasmid cDNAs were selected as potential P-450 ...

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• (2014-12)
This thesis describes the implementation of an experimental setup to capture the maximum power point data of photovoltaic (PV) modules. The experimental setup operated for a one and a half year period, and the data collected ...

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• (1991)
trp repressor is an allosteric protein which regulates the expression of the trp operon in E. coli. Binding of tryptophan to trp repressor causes it to bind with high affinity to trp operator DNA. The active form of the ...

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• (2015-07-21)
This thesis investigates the electrical conductivity of IM7 carbon fibers using two Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) –based techniques: Conductive AFM (C-AFM) and Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy (sMIM). Unidirectional ...

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• (1994)
The engineering properties of Emulsion-Aggregate Mixtures (EAM's) are characterized using laboratory and field testing. Dense-graded and open-graded aggregates treated with HFE-300 and CSS-1 emulsions are evaluated. Shear ...

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• (1994)
The characterization of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as a source of heavy metals has been performed. Thirty elements were determined in 15 brands of cigarettes and their components. Five elements, Br, Cd, Cl, K, and ...

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• (1993)
The reduction of 2-(methylthio) ethanesulfonate (CH$\sb3$-S-coenzyme M, CH$\sb3$-S-CoM) by methanogenic archaea is catalyzed by a methylcoenzyme M reductase (MR). In Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum strain $\Delta$H, ...

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• (1992)
Fluorescence digital imaging microscopy was used to characterize the lateral distribution of the lipid and protein components of fluorescently labeled erythrocyte membranes. Experiments with erythrocytes and erythrocyte ...

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