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Molecular Biology Of A Surface-Exposed Protein Family Of Bartonella Bacilliformis, Hannah Fay 2017 University of Montana

Molecular Biology Of A Surface-Exposed Protein Family Of Bartonella Bacilliformis, Hannah Fay

Undergraduate Theses and Professional Papers

Bartonella bacilliformis is a gram negative alpha-proteobacterium native to the Andes of South America. Bartonella causes Carrion’s disease, a potentially life threatening disease transmitted by the sand fly. It has a mortality rate of 88% when untreated and 10% when treated. Diagnostics and control measures for the disease are underdeveloped and no vaccine is available. Recent outbreaks indicate that the range of the pathogen is increasing with nearly 1.7 million people in western South America at risk. Little is known about the epidemiology and pathogenesis of B. bacilliformis. Recent research done by UC San Diego found a paralogous ...


Effect Of Trees On Biotopes And Human Psyche, Gabriel Leiner 2016

Effect Of Trees On Biotopes And Human Psyche, Gabriel Leiner

Gabriel Leiner

My latest research is focused on measuring the positive effects that various types of trees can have on a biological environment and humans on planet Earth. I'm very excited to be conducting this research within the scope of the unique geographic features found exclusively on the eight islands of Hawaii.


Cover Crop Effect On Subsequent Wheat Yield In The Central Great Plains, David C. Nielsen, Drew J. Lyon, Robert K. Higgins, Gary W. Hergert, Johnathon D. Holman, Merle F. Vigil 2016 USDA-ARS

Cover Crop Effect On Subsequent Wheat Yield In The Central Great Plains, David C. Nielsen, Drew J. Lyon, Robert K. Higgins, Gary W. Hergert, Johnathon D. Holman, Merle F. Vigil

David C. Nielsen

Crop production systems in the water-limited environment of the semiarid central Great Plains may not have potential to profitably use cover crops because of lowered subsequent wheat (Triticum asestivum L.) yields following the cover crop. Mixtures have reportedly shown less yield-reducing effects on subsequent crops than single-species plantings. This study was conducted to determine winter wheat yields following both mixtures and single-species plantings of spring-planted cover crops. The study was conducted at Akron, CO, and Sidney, NE, during the 2012–2013 and 2013–2014 wheat growing seasons under both rainfed and irrigated conditions. Precipitation storage efficiency before wheat planting, wheat ...


Investigating Genetic Differences Between Strains Of Janthinobacterium Lividum On Salamanders And In Their Environment, Rhiannon E. Black 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Investigating Genetic Differences Between Strains Of Janthinobacterium Lividum On Salamanders And In Their Environment, Rhiannon E. Black

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Atlantic Salmon Physiological And Immune Response To Amoebic Gill Disease And Insight Into The Biology Of The Amoeba, Ottavia Benedicenti 2016 Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, UK

Atlantic Salmon Physiological And Immune Response To Amoebic Gill Disease And Insight Into The Biology Of The Amoeba, Ottavia Benedicenti

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Constitutively Overexpressed Type I Interferon Transgenic Medaka Fish Down-Regulate The Antiviral Response, Shun Maekawa 2016 Institute of Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University,Taiwan

Constitutively Overexpressed Type I Interferon Transgenic Medaka Fish Down-Regulate The Antiviral Response, Shun Maekawa

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Chronic Saline Exposures Interfere With Basal And Induced Immunity In Striped Catfish (Pangasianodon Hypophthalmus, Sauvage) Exposed To Virulent Strain Of Edwardsiella Ictaluri., Mélodie Schmitz 2016 University of Namur

Chronic Saline Exposures Interfere With Basal And Induced Immunity In Striped Catfish (Pangasianodon Hypophthalmus, Sauvage) Exposed To Virulent Strain Of Edwardsiella Ictaluri., Mélodie Schmitz

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Zebrafish As A Model Host For Studies Of Piscirickettsia Salmonis And Its Outer Membrane Vesicles, Julia Isabel Tandberg Ph.D 2016 Julia Tandberg

Zebrafish As A Model Host For Studies Of Piscirickettsia Salmonis And Its Outer Membrane Vesicles, Julia Isabel Tandberg Ph.D

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Recombinant Ferritin-H Induces Immunosupression In European Sea Bass Larvae (Dicentrarchus Labrax) Rather Than Immunostmulation And Protection Against Vibrio Anguillarum, Daisy Vanrompay 2016 UGhent

Recombinant Ferritin-H Induces Immunosupression In European Sea Bass Larvae (Dicentrarchus Labrax) Rather Than Immunostmulation And Protection Against Vibrio Anguillarum, Daisy Vanrompay

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Immune Response To Piscirickettsia Salmonis Grown In Alternative Media, Daniel Makrinos 2016 University of Maine

A Comparative Immune Response To Piscirickettsia Salmonis Grown In Alternative Media, Daniel Makrinos

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Factor 6 (Traf6) From Mud Crab Participates In Anti-Lipopolysaccharide Factors (Alfs) Gene Expression, Shengkang LI 2016 Marine biology institute, Shantou university

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Factor 6 (Traf6) From Mud Crab Participates In Anti-Lipopolysaccharide Factors (Alfs) Gene Expression, Shengkang Li

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Morphological Characterization Via Light And Electron Microscopy Of Atlantic Jackknife Clam (Ensis Directus) Hemocytes, Brian Preziosi, Timothy Bowden 2016 University of Maine

Morphological Characterization Via Light And Electron Microscopy Of Atlantic Jackknife Clam (Ensis Directus) Hemocytes, Brian Preziosi, Timothy Bowden

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Relationships Between Cell Migration, Adhesion, Apoptosis And Gene Expression In Free And Attached Peritoneal Cells In Turbot After Administration Of Vaccines Containing P. Dicentrarchi Antigen And Different Adjuvants, Jesus Lamas 2016 University of Santiago de Compostela

Relationships Between Cell Migration, Adhesion, Apoptosis And Gene Expression In Free And Attached Peritoneal Cells In Turbot After Administration Of Vaccines Containing P. Dicentrarchi Antigen And Different Adjuvants, Jesus Lamas

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Diurnal And Seasonal Rhythm Of Total Antioxidant Capacity And Reactive Oxygen And Nitrogen Species In Atlantic Salmon, Nicholas C. Fargnoli 2016 University of Maine

Diurnal And Seasonal Rhythm Of Total Antioxidant Capacity And Reactive Oxygen And Nitrogen Species In Atlantic Salmon, Nicholas C. Fargnoli

2nd International Conference of Fish & Shellfish Immunology

No abstract provided.


Heredity In The Epigenetic Era: Are We Facing A Politics Of Reproductive Obligations?, Michael J. Crawford 2016 University of Windsor

Heredity In The Epigenetic Era: Are We Facing A Politics Of Reproductive Obligations?, Michael J. Crawford

Biological Sciences Publications

Recent research in the emerging field of epigenetics has implications with the potential to re-ignite acrimony in the discourse of reproductive rights, medical ethics, and the role of the state in our homes and in our lives. For scientists, epigenetics has profoundly realigned our understanding of heredity: epigenetics provides a mechanism through which the environmental challenges met in one generation can be inscribed and transmitted to future offspring. Although both genetic parents have the potential to transmit heritable epigenetic changes to their offspring, mothers have a particularly potent effect because nutrition in the uterine environment can exert a supplemental effect ...


Fire Climate Interactions And Predicting Fire Season Severity In The Mediterranean Climate Areas Of California, Southern Oregon, And Western Nevada, Alan Taylor, Carl Skinner, Andrew Carleton, Scott Stephens, Valerie Trouet, Bernd Haupt, Andrew Pierce 2016 Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

Fire Climate Interactions And Predicting Fire Season Severity In The Mediterranean Climate Areas Of California, Southern Oregon, And Western Nevada, Alan Taylor, Carl Skinner, Andrew Carleton, Scott Stephens, Valerie Trouet, Bernd Haupt, Andrew Pierce

Andrew J. Pierce

• We identified annual area burned for 37 National Forests in Washington, Oregon, and California between 1929 and 2004 from annual fire reports. Variation in area burned each year on National Forest lands is strongly related (r2 = 0.87) to total area burned in California. This indicates area burned in National Forests is a good indicator of total area burned in a state. • Four large groups of National Forests were identified that had similar temporal patterns of fire extent. Three of these groups were spatially coherent and included mainly: 1) Washington and northern Oregon; 2) northern California and California Coast Ranges ...


Cours Enzymologie Fondamentale Et Appliquée (Niveau Master 1), Mamoudou H. DICKO, Prof. 2016

Cours Enzymologie Fondamentale Et Appliquée (Niveau Master 1), Mamoudou H. Dicko, Prof.

Pr. Mamoudou H. DICKO, PhD

L'objectif principal de ce cours est de rappeler et donner aux étudiants les connaissances indispensables en enzymologie appliquée, à savoir :
- connaître la structure des enzymes, les méthodes d’extraction, de purification, de dosage et de caractérisation (électrophorèse, zymographie, etc.) des enzymes ;
- comprendre les principes fondamentaux de la cinétique chimique et la cinétique enzymatique y compris le rôle des inhibiteurs et autres effecteurs;
- comprendre les méthodes d’immobilisation des enzymes et leurs conséquences positives ou négatives dans la biocatalyse enzymatique;
- comprendre les différends domaines d’utilisation des enzymes en biochimie analytique, bio-industries, industrie agro-alimentaires, analyses bio-médicales, en diagnostic, etc.


Deciphering The Role Of Gfi1b Gene Target Rgs18 In Erythro-Megakaryocytic Lineage Divergence, Ananya Sengupta 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Deciphering The Role Of Gfi1b Gene Target Rgs18 In Erythro-Megakaryocytic Lineage Divergence, Ananya Sengupta

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

The molecular programs that govern the specification of erythroid and megakaryocytic lineages remain incompletely defined. Gene targeting experiments have shown the transcriptional repressor Gfi (Growth factor independence) 1b to be essential for the generation of both erythroid and megakaryocyte cells. Transcriptional repression of Gfi1b target genes is mediated mainly by the cofactors LSD (lysine demethylase) 1 and CoREST/Rcor1 (REST corepressor 1) or other Rcor factors. To understand the mechanism of Gfi1b action, its target genes were identified by chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP on Chip) screens. In this study we present the role of Rgs18 (Regulator of G protein signaling 18 ...


Lim Protein Ajuba Participates In The Repression Of Atr-Mediated Dna Damage Response In Human Cells, Sampada Kalan 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Lim Protein Ajuba Participates In The Repression Of Atr-Mediated Dna Damage Response In Human Cells, Sampada Kalan

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

LIM proteins constitute a superfamily characterized by the presence of specialized domains called LIM. LIM domain is a unique double-zinc finger motif found in a variety of proteins and is mainly involved in protein-protein interactions. Previous work has implicated that members of the Zyxin subfamily of LIM proteins, namely TRIP6 and LPP are involved in the repression of the DNA damage response (DDR) at telomeres. We further explore if another member from this family has an influence on DDR prevention in the cells. Here, we describe a novel role for Ajuba, a Zyxin family LIM protein, in repressing inappropriate activation ...


The Implications Of Chromatin Remodelers' Acetylation In Ino1 Activation, Michelle M. Esposito 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Implications Of Chromatin Remodelers' Acetylation In Ino1 Activation, Michelle M. Esposito

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

It is known that histone acetylases (HATs) regulate gene expression, but only recently have new functional implications about remodelers’ acetylation emerged. For instance, the HAT, Gcn5p, is capable of acetylating the catalytic subunit of the nucleosome remodeling complex SWI/SNF, Snf2p, which results in the dissociation of the complex from chromatin. The implications of this acetylation and subsequent dissociation have yet to be explored with regard to transcriptional regulation and other possible mechanisms. To further understand the implications of remodeler acetylation, I used a yeast model system examining the expression of the inositol-3-phosphate synthase gene INO1. Through chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP ...


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