# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (2015-04-22)
Over the course of evolution, pathogens have adapted and co-evolved with their respective hosts, with infectious diseases being one of the leading health concerns. Pathogens have developed several strategies to colonize ...

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• (1991)
In this study we examined angiotensin (ANG) release from primary cultured rat brain cells in response to ion stimulation and ligands that stimulate or inhibit second messenger systems in an attempt to understand how the ...

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• (1983)
The contractile strength of heart muscle is strongly dependent on the rate of beating, and on the pattern of previous contractions over a period of many seconds. The activator calcium ions, which are responsible for the ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Nearly all cellular processes are controlled by a highly complex genetic and epigenetic network. Although much of this complexity is still unknown to us, we have nonetheless begun exploring, perturbing, and creating genetic ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Motility is a fundamental cellular behavior that is often prompted by environmental changes and/or stimuli. In particular, many cells exhibit directed movement in response to soluble chemicals in their vicinity - this ...

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• (2000)
Motivated by consulting in infrastructure studies, we consider the estimation and inference for regression models where the response variable is bounded or censored. In these conditions, least squares methods are not ...

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• (1988)
Hemingway's works were subjected to censorship in Spain during the Franco regime, and some of them remain partially or completely censored. This dissertation offers translations of all the official Spanish censorship ...

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• (2003)
My results indicate that the domestic political institutions and the historical legacy from the pre-war years were more important than statutory central bank independence for determining policy outcomes.

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• (1977)

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• (2011-05-25)
This thesis contributes to the classification of central extensions of divisible groups with finite abelian quotient, so called d-ab extensions.'' We give a matrix classification of equivalence classes of d-ab extensions ...

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• (1960)

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• (1962)

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• (1969)

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• (1971)

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• (1993)
The genes necessary for regulated Plf activity on the Tc$\sp{\rm r}$ element were localized to an 8 kbp region. This region was known to contain the Tc$\sp{\rm r}$ gene, tetQ, which had already been sequenced. Sequencing ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The Family Violence Councils (FVC) are collaborative settings that bring together various organizations involved in the system’s response to family violence (e.g., domestic violence shelter programs; law enforcement; ...

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• (1973)

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• (2011-08-26)
In this dissertation we investigate centralizers in several automorphism groups of homogenous structures. In the rst chapter, we discuss the centralizer question in ergodic theory, an open question that has served as ...

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• (1969)

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• (2006)
The development of microreactors has been growing rapidly in recent years. The advantages of using microreactors over macroscale reactors make them useful for various applications, including catalyst development and ...

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