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.
If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/submit-etd. If you deposit electronically, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection once your degree is conferred.
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(2016-07-08)Neural coding, the process by which neurons represent, transmit, and manipulate physical signals, is critical to the function of the nervous system. Despite years of study, neural coding is still not fully understood. ...
I. Development of novel silicon precursors for rapid and efficient radiofluorination reactions: synthesis and biological evaluation of a 18f-labelled estrogen dendrimer conjugate II. Other studies on 18f-labelled estrogens (2012-09-04)Molecular imaging (MI) has revolutionized the visualization of complex biochemical processes in normal physiology and diseased states. Although still in its infancy, the data generated from MI studies aids in identifying ...
Slow-release cross-coupling and an advanced method for β-glycosylation: methods stimulated by amphotericin B (2012-07-30)Amphotericin B (AmB) represents a clinically vital but toxic antibiotic that additionally has the ability to form ion channels in biological membranes, a capacity normally associated with proteins. Better understanding the ...
(2013-04-16)Since its discovery in 1955, amphotericin B (AmB) has been a vital clinical agent. It remains the drug of last resort for systemic fungal infections despite its significant toxicity. Despite over 50 years of clinical use, ...
(2016-07-05)Porous silicon (PSi) is a versatile optical material that is formed by electrochemically etching bulk Silicon (Si). The refractive index of PSi is readily modulated by the electrochemical current density, making PSi ...