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
(2016-04-22)The goal of my research has been to investigate the mechanisms by which inorganic polyphosphate (polyP) is degraded in vivo. PolyP is a linear chain of phosphate moieties linked through high-energy phosphoanhydride bonds ...
(2015-07-15)Gene therapy is showing great potentials in treating various kinds of genetic diseases. The development of effective and safe delivery vectors are quite crucial towards gene therapy. Compared with viral vectors, non-viral ...
A synthesis enabled understanding of Amphotericin B leading to derivatives with improved therapeutic indices (2014-07-16)Systemic fungal infections represent a significant contributor to human morbidity and mortality. To lower the impact of invasive fungal pathogens on the global population, more progress must be made in the areas of ...
(2015-07-22)Anonymized user datasets are often released for research or industry applications. As an example, t.qq.com released its anonymized users’ profile, social interaction, and recommendation log data in KDD Cup 2012 to call for ...
A pair of immiscible ternary liquids with matchable refractive indexes over a wide range of density and viscosity ratios (2013-12-13)Use of particle image velocimetry, laser-induced fluorescence, and a number of other modern optical diagnostic techniques in two-phase flows is severely limited by the difference in refractive index across a fluid/fluid ...