# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1997)
Mutant 2C scTCRs were further examined in ligand binding experiments. The 2C TCR recognizes a peptide (QL9) presented by the MHC product L$\sp{\rm d}$. Four alanine mutations which affected mAb binding also disrupted binding ...

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• (1994)
T cells recognize foreign antigen through a heterodimeric $\alpha\beta$ T-cell receptor (TCR). The TCR ligand is a peptide bound to a membrane-bound protein coded by the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) locus. Like ...

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• (2003)
Let R be a model of an o-minimal theory T. We define the "T-levels" of R and explore their connection to tame substructures of R , subject to a few easily satisfied assumptions. This leads to results about the ...

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• (1973)

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• (1986)
Studies were conducted to characterize the clinical signs, pathologic changes and pulmonary and systemic immunity of T-2 toxicosis in swine following a single, topical (15 mg/kg), intravascular (0.6 to 5.4 mg/kg) or ...

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• (1998)
This study fits into the current shift in the anthropological study of music that emphasizes not only the importance of understanding music as reflecting broad cultural themes but also the benefit of using musical analysis ...

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• (1993)
In this dissertation, it is shown how efficient natural language parsing with constraint-based grammars can be achieved. In so doing, a variant of the LR-parsing algorithm is developed that deals with grammars using ...

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• (2008)
Finally, this dissertation tackles the thorny issue of translating pain into money. I propose valuing pain using the willingness-to-pay formula, according to which jurors would ask themselves what is the maximum sum of ...

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• (1995)
Thomas McGrath (1916-1990) is the kind of literary figure scholars interested in canon revision dream of finding: an arguably major twentieth-century American poet whose work has gone almost unnoticed by academics, and one ...

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• (1971)

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• (2014-05-30)
Animals such as rats and seals sense through movement by oscillating their whiskers back and forth to extract environmental information including nearby object features and fluid-flow characteristics. However, current array ...

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• (2012-02-06)
The aim of this dissertation is to examine the unique importance of tactile perception in Western Modernism, focusing on three individuals and an artistic group, namely, D. H. Lawrence, Walter Benjamin, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, ...

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• (1976)

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• (1999)
The results revealed: (1) Taiwan employers were very concerned about the skills and attitudes of people with disabilities, the legislative mandates in the LPD, and the support and training provided by rehabilitation agencies ...

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• (1993)
The purpose of this study was to examine teachers' and administrators' beliefs about the Values Teaching Program and its implementation in Taiwan. The focus was on what teachers' beliefs about what curriculum principles ...

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• (2011-05-25)
In many parts of the world, immigration typically involves families emigrating from one country to another. However, transnational marriage, in which one spouse immigrates to the other spouse's county, has recently increased ...

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• (2013-05-24)
In this dissertation, I develop a line of thought that Berkeley had only started to develop in his published works and in his personal Notebooks. This line of thought concerns the role played by Spirit, or active volitional ...

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• (2012-09-18)
This thesis offers an inside look at college athletics and dissects what it truly means to understand what it takes to compete as a student-athlete at a high level. It also makes suggestions on what athletics departments ...

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• (1997)
Suggestions for future team teaching practice included providing clear and specific definition of teaching roles and responsibilities, adequate time for planning and discussing issues on team teaching, effective communicating ...

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• (2011-05-25)
This qualitative study took a naturalistic inquiry approach to explore vignettes of the process of transformational learning in young adults, ages 16-24, working as lifeguards in the aquatics environment. Data were collected ...

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