# Browse Dissertations - Biophysics and Computational Biology by Title

• (1978)

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• (1971)

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• (1998)
Psychophysical results from studies in humans have shown that when an auditory signal and noise are presented simultaneously, the threshold for signal detection decreases when the angular separation between the two sound ...

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• (2014-01-16)
RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is one of the most common technologies in use today for the analysis of gene expression and transcriptome variation in biological samples (Zhong Wang et al. 2009). As of 2011, the NCBI Sequence ...

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• (1988)
In this project, the potential of nitroxides as contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been studied. The difficulties involved in using nitroxides as in vivo MRI contrast agents, such as premature metabolic ...

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• (2008)
The standard approaches to lead identification and optimization involve a long and expensive process including random and nonrandom (targeted or focused) screening. Given the limited success of these standard approaches, ...

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• (2005)
In this work we combined the ab initio methods, NMR and X-ray crystallography techniques to investigate the qualitative and quantitative relationships between chemical shift and geometry of amino acids in protein. First, ...

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• (2008)
Finally, we have demonstrated that the fluorescein encapsulated one micron liposomes can be used to detect inorganic mercury in water. At the same time, we have shown that chelators of inorganic mercury can be encapsulated ...

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• (1990)
Photosystem II (PS II) is a polypeptide complex which operates in series with the cytochrome $b/f$ complex and photosystem I to perform light-driven transport of electrons from H$\sb2$O to NADP and of protons from the ...

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• (2012-06-27)
Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (aaRSs) set up the genetic code by covalently attaching the amino acids to their cognate tRNAs with a high speciﬁcity. For several aaRSs, mismatched products are cleared by hydrolytic editing ...

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• (2013-05-24)
This dissertation describes the process of optimizing a Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM) system in order to observe the dynamics of enzymes in live cancer cells. The enzyme studied throughout this research ...

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• (1968)

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• (1990)
The intent of this research was the development and use of parallel instrumentation for the study of the bioenergetics of photosynthesis in in vitro and intact plant systems. To this end, three instruments have been developed ...

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• (1977)

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• (1983)
A core conductor analysis was applied to the passive relaxation of the transmembrane potential in response to 20 ms pulses of current in luminosity-type and chromaticity-type horizontal cells. The time course of the ...

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• (2002)
31P NMR spectra have been obtained of various parasitic protozoa including Trypanosoma cruzi, Leishmania major, Trypanosoma brucei, Plasmodium berghei, Toxoplasma gondii, and Cryptosporidium parvum. The unifying features ...

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• (1991)
This thesis aims to demonstrate the usefulness of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in understanding normal human placental and uterine metabolism as well as its application in the study of gestational and gynecological ...

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• (1980)
Rhodopsin and analogues. The absorption spectrum of the bathoproduct of rhodopsin, which contains 11-cis retinal as chromophore, is obtained at 77(DEGREES) K under the condition that on the average less than one photon can ...

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• (1996)
Oxygenic photosynthesis converts light-energy into chemical free energy by reducing NADP$\sp+$ to NADPH and producing ATP. Eukaryotic plants and algae as well as prokaryotic cyanobacteria and prochlorophytes have a similar ...

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• (1977)

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