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1 Colasanto, Mary Patricia"Of mice and men": connective tissue regulation of muscle developmentDevelopment of the limb musculoskeleton requires the coordinated morphogenesis of muscle with connective tissue, tendon, and bone. The close developmental association of muscle with muscle connective tissue suggests that interactions between these tissues may be critical for development. T-box trans...Genetics2017
2 Samson, Shiela C.3-ost-7 regulates cardiac function and development in zebrafishHeparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) are biologically relevant molecules composed of core proteins and glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains. The location of HSPGs, on the cell surface or in the extracellular matrix, and their structural heterogeneity place them at a unique advantage to influence signalin...Molecular biology; Zoology2011
3 Kinsey, Michelle VitekA Characterization of NR0B1 in the Pathogenesis of Ewing's SarcomaEwing's sarcoma is a devastating pediatric malignancy. Current treatments are highly toxic, invasive, and not sufficiently targeted or efficacious. It is hoped that knowledge of the molecular mechanisms required for disease development and maintenance willl assist in the generation of more direct...Ewing's Sarcoma2010-04
4 Dalto, Joseph DesmondA Communication Ontology for Improving Quality and Safety Management in Air Medical TransportAir medical transport (AMT) is a complex process that requires coordination of aircraft and highly skilled professionals to transport critically ill patients to definitive care. To achieve optimal performance, medical transport services employ quality and safety management systems (QSMS) to report e...2015-05
5 Schnitzer, Paula Maria.A Comparative analysis of two computerized methods for patient history collection.The goal of this thesis is to compare a decision-driven data acquisition questionnaire (DDA) and a hierarchical branching questionnaire to see which format can obtain a history more effectively. Both questionnaires start with a few broad questions relevant to presenting the patient's region of illn...HELP (Computer File); Medical Records1987-08
6 Adams, Austin HowardA Comparison of Creatinine Measurement by the Jaffe and Enzymatic Methods in an Outpatient PopulationSerum creatinine concentrations and estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) are widely used for the evaluation of renal function. The Jaffe and enzymatic methods are the most common methods for creatinine measurement. The Jaffe method is commonly less expensive than enzymatic methods but may be...2014-12
7 Hooper, James KimballA Computer system for measurement of systolic time intervals.Systolic time internal (STI) tests are a noninvasive technique for evaluation of left ventricular heart function. Manual methods for calculating STI are time consuming, very tedious, and require, lengthy mathematical calculations which are prone to error. A computerized method for measuring STIs u...Heart Beat; Data Processing; Medicine1982-03
8 Rothert, Stephen William.A Computerized approach to dietary analysis.Adequate nutrition in world health and community medicine has been and will continue to be a subject of great humanitarian concern. Malnutrition has been known to occur in hospitals with complications varying from interference with wound healing to an increased susceptibility to infection. In part...Renal Dialysis; Nutrition1978-12
9 Anderson, Milton Winfield.A Computerized data base resource for dermatoglyphics research.The study of the ridged skin on the plantar and palmar surfaces of man is termed "dermatoglyphics" and has been the subject of various scientific investigations particularly in medicine and human genetics. Since the dermal configurations are completely determined by the fourth moth of gestation and...Medicine; Data Processing; Dematoglyphics; Genetics1980-03
10 Gennaro, John Louis.A Computerized radiology ordering/reporting system based on most likely diagnoses.This descriptive study (1) identified and compared the stress levels and coping mechanisms of 24 parents of pediatric heart transplant patients and pediatric patients with chronic heart disease and, (2) identified ways health care providers can assist these parents in the coping process. Both groups...Medicine; Data Processing; Radiology, Medical1980-03
11 Bestwick, Megan LynnA Detailed Analysis of Cytochrome C Oxidase Assembly in Yeast MitochondriaCytochrome c Oxidase (CcO) is the terminal enzyme of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. This complex is comprised of subunits encoded by the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes, and requires heme a and copper cofactors for enzyme activity. The assembly pathway of the CcO complex is a coordinated ...2010-02
12 Sunada, Grant RogerA Longitudinal Study of Women Coaching Women Through Motivational Interviewing and the Interrelationships Between Depression, Health Behaviors, and Changes in ObesitySome evidence supports the development of holistic interventions that address the overlap between obesity and depression, the both of which have increased burden among women in marginalized communities. Additional understanding about the interrelationships between obesity, health behaviors, and depr...Public health; Mental health; Behavioral sciences2018
13 Chiaro, Tyson RichardA Member of the Mycobiome Modulates a Host Metabolite to Increase Intestinal Permeability and DiseaseThe human body is a fascinating arrangement of cellular organization necessary to support life; it is also home to trillions of microorganisms. The largest concentration of these commensal microbes exists within the gastrointestinal tract (GI) where bacteria dominate the landscape. Accordingly, the ...2015-05
14 Holden, Kathryn Irene.A Model for problem solving using computer-assisted instruction.The purpose of this study was to design a model of an educationally sound instructional, unit that would assist students in medical laboratory science to develop competent skills in the process of problem-solving. General guidelines incorporated from various learning and problem-solving theories pr...Learning Theories; Instructional Design1980-12
15 Bale, Martha JensA Needs assessment for and development of an instructional manual on clinical microbiology for medical personnel.Clinical Microbiology Laboratories need to provide instructional materials for the health care team in the areas of specimen collection, test ordering and test interpretation. Instructions covering these topics are necessary for optimal use of the laboratory services since the Clinical Microbiology...Questionnaiares1981-06
16 Hasenoehrl, Meredith GibbonsA Novel Optogenetic Tool to Image Calcium in The Tripartite Synapse During EpileptogenesisIn the past few decades, a revolution in our understanding of brain function has occurred based on demonstrations that astrocytes play critical roles in synaptic physiology. These findings led to the concept of the "tripartite synapse," which redefines the synapse to be comprised of not only the pre...2018-05
17 Heo, Jin-MiA Novel Player in Mitochondrial Protein Quality ControlProgressive mitochondrial dysfunction is central to the development ofmany human pathologies including cancer, heart failure, and neurodegenerativediseases. Despite numerous studies convincingly connecting these disease states with mitochondrial dysfunction, the mechanistic bases remain elusive. Asi...2011-08
18 Jenkins, Noah Christopher JenkinsA Novel Role for the p16INK4A Tumor Supressor in Regulating Cellular Oxidative StressMutations, deletions, and epigenetic silencing of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p16INK4A are associated with several cancer types, but are more commonly associated with familial melanoma predisposition and melanoma tumors. p16INK4A functions as a tumor suppressor by negatively regulating the...2012-08
19 Mitchell, Diana MarieA Programming Role for Interleukin-2 in the Differentiation of Effector and Memory CD8+ T Cells, Unique From IL-15 and Independent of Stat5Environmental signals, including cytokines, received by CD8+ T cells during the primary response to acute infection shape their commitment to effector and memory CD8+ T cell fates, as well as their ability to respond to future pathogen challenges. The common gamma chain (γc) cytokine interleukin-2...2012-12
20 Black, Crystal L.A Role for Central Leptin Signaling in Maintaining Myocardial Fatty Acid OxidationLeptin is a hormone produced by adipocytes that activates centralreceptors in the brain and peripheral tissues to decrease appetite and increaseenergy expenditure. Obesity is positively correlated with circulating leptin levels,indicating a state of "leptin resistance" in obese subjects. The relativ...2010-12
21 Ptolemy, Joseph Robert SmithA Seminal Fluid Serine Protease, TRY-5, Signals Caenorhabditis Elegans Sperm ActivationDuring mating males transfer not only sperm, but also protein and other substances in their seminal fluid. The functions of some seminal fluid components have been identified and these include aiding in sperm motility and protecting sperm from the harsh environment of the female reproductive tract. ...2012-08
22 Basham, Kaitlin J.A Small Molecule Based Approach to Study Mammary Gland Biology Reveals New Mechanistic Insights on How Environmental Toxins Disrupt Mammary FunctionThrough the production of milk, the mammary gland provides nutritional and immunological protection for newborns. However, lactation is required for only short periods of time in the adult animal, which allows the mammary gland to develop through a series of distinct stages. During embryogenesis and...2014-08
23 Elsberry, DanielleA Transgenic Zebrafish Model of Signaling Through Toll-Like ReceptorsToll-like receptors (TLRs), members of the innate immune system, recognize distinctive components of pathogens to initiate cellular signaling pathways. These pathways lead to the production of inflammatory proteins such as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα), a cytokine that activates immune cells t...2011-05
24 Yue, Robert Hon-SangA comparative study on the physical properties of several ATP-creatine transphosphorylases.An investigation of the physical properties of ATP-creatine transphosphorylase isoenzymes from rabbit, calf, and human has been made. The isoenzymes isolated from the same species differ widely in the net charge and is illustrated by liquid-boundary electrophoresis for the isoenzymes isolated from ...Enzymes; Biochemisty1968-06
25 Kotter, Marie Elaine LikinsA comparison of instructional methods used in college-based medical-technology programs.This study was concerned with comparing instructional methods used in three schools, the University of Utah, Utah State University and Weber State College, in training Medical technologists. The University of Utah medical technology group consisted of 28 students. The instructors were practicing m...Curricula; Teaching1973-12
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