Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Graduate Theses and Dissertations at Illinois
(2015-06-17)Microencapsulation is commonly used in the food industry to provide functional and sensory benefits to a variety of compounds. Tributyrin (TB), a source of butyric acid, is characterized by a highly bitter taste and negative ...
(2015-11-18)Trait motivational approach and avoidance tendencies have a differential effect on cognitive processing, at least in part via associations with affective traits. Positive and negative emotionality are fundamental components ...
Colorimetric sensor array for identification of fungi & ultrasonic spray synthesis for supercapacitor materials (2015-11-18)In this thesis, functional materials synthesis and fabrication is described within the two areas of (1) colorimetric sensor array for identification of fungi, and (2) ultrasonic spray synthesis for supercapacitor electrode ...
(2015-11-11)Genetic factors related to handedness, such as history of familial sinistrality, have been linked to neuroanatomical and neurophysiological differences in a variety of brain areas, including those associated with language. ...
Effects of dietary calcium fructoborate supplementation on joint comfort and flexibility and serum inflammatory markers in dogs with osteoarthritis (2015-11-10)Symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) afflict approximately 20% of adult dogs in North America. Clinical signs consistent with OA include decreased range of motion of a joint, reduced physical activity, difficulty climbing stairs ...