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26 Relationship of the spleen to the cellular elements of the blood, and subsequent finding of a leukopenic substance in inflammatory tissue.Kemp, Ileen1. The effects of splenectomy on the cellular elements of the circulating blood in the male albino rat have been investigated. Only a quantitative change in the leukocytes was observed. This change was in the form of a marked leukocytosis. The leukocytosis reached a peak 8 to 10 days after splene...Pathology
27 The pharmacology of anticonvulsant drug combinations.Weaver, Lawrence Clayton.This study represents the initiation of a systematic laboratory investigation designed to elucidate the type of interaction of anticonvulsant drugs and to disclose any unusual potentiation or antagonism by obtaining quantitative data on the potency and toxicity of various anticonvulsant drug combina...Pharmacology & Toxicology
28 Engineering factors relating to the production of smokeless fuel, oil and gas from Rocky Mountain coals, by low temperature carbonizationCarter, George W.One-hundred and forty-eight human souls in the small town of Winter Quarters near Omaha, set out on April 7, 1847 to find a new place under the sun where there would be no religious persecution. On July 24th, one-hundred and nine days after the arduous trek was begun, this hardy band of Mormon pione...Mechanical Engineering
29 Localization and characterization of dopamine D-1 receptors in the central nervous system.Dawson, Ted Murray.Dopamine, a central nervous system neurotransmitter, is considered to be intimately involved in a variety of functions including both behavior and movement. This catecholamine mediates its effects via at least two dopamine receptor populations designated dopamine type one (D-1) and dopamine type two...Pharmacology & Toxicology
30 Specificity of mycobacterial sensitins.Dietz, Thomas Morgan.The influence of various inoculation routes on the development and specificity of mycobacterial hypersensitivity reactions was investigated. The results indicated that the rate of development of skin test reactions was not determined by the inoculation route. Skin test reactions were seen within t...Pathology
31 Body temperatures in older adults.Brown, Nancy NealeThe focus of this research was to investigate and define a range of body temperature values of an older adult population. Recent awareness of the increased incidence of hypothermia in the elderly posed the question of whether the body temperatures of older adults are different from the standard val...Nursing
32 The Influence of lower extremity hypothermia on the active phase of labor.Sutherland, Kathryn Claire.An experimental study was conducted to examine the incidence of cold feet during labor, and to ascertain if a nursing intervention, applying socks, would be beneficial to parturient patients. Thirty subjects were alternately assigned to the control or experimental group. Demographic and descriptiv...Nursing
33 The identification and characterization of B56, a new family of protein phosphatase 2A regulatory subunits.McCright, Brenton K.Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) is a major intracellular serine/threonine phosphatase that has been implicated in the regulation of the cell cycle, DNA replication, cell metabolism, and signal transduction. PP2A exists as a heterotrimeric complex whose regulatory subunits determine the substrate spec...Oncological Sciences
34 Examination of the transtheoretical model and physical activity in family caregivers in Taiwan.Tung, Wei-ChenThe purposes of this descriptive, correlational, and cross-sectional study were to (a) determine whether constructs from the transtheoretical model (TTM) are applicable to Taiwanese family caregivers relative to regular physical activity and (b) explore the factors that affect constructs from the TT...Nursing
35 Factors which influence breastfeeding premature infants who require hospitalization in a neonatal intensive care unit.Khader, Joy Maxine.The purpose of this study was to identify factors which influence successful or unsuccessful lactation in mothers who deliver premature infants requiring a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, the study attempted to measure the effect of nursing intervention which consisted of information, in...Nursing
36 Experimental tularemia in wild animals.Marchette, Nyven John.1. Eleven species of wild rodents and one species of cottontail were found to be extremely susceptible to subcutaneous infection with the virulent Schu A strain of P. tularensis. In addition, grasshopper mice, wood rate, and/or deer mice were very susceptible to subcutaneous infection with any of t...Pathology
37 Sequencing of Exon 28 of von Willebrand Factor and Glycoprotein IB Genes to Identify Type 2B von Willebrand Disease and Platelet Type-Von Willebrand DiseaseJama, Mohamed AbdiType 2B von Willebrand disease (vWD) and platelet-type von Willebrand disease (pt-vWD) are two rare inherited bleeding disorders that remain under-diagnosed and incorrectly treated due to their shared clinical and laboratory features. Proper diagnosis of vWD requires a careful patient and family ...Pathology
38 On choosing: tenure decision making in academic nursing.Sims, Sharon L.The purpose of this research was to describe tenure decision making within the context of a school of nursing. The sample consisted of 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty who were interviewed. Twenty tenure review files were also analyzed for differences between faculty granted tenure and faculty de...Nursing
39 Anorexia nervosa from a socially contextual perspective: variables of vulnerability in a university population.deMontigny-Korb, MariaThis study explored the vulnerability of university women who were symptomatic and asymptomatic of anorexia nervosa to cultural messages that encourage anorexic behavior. Women's perceived locus of control, satisfaction with their body shape, impressions of their mothers' lives, and body-image perce...Nursing
40 A Model for problem solving using computer-assisted instruction.Holden, Kathryn Irene.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...Biomedical Informatics
41 Structural Studies of the Proteasome activator BLM10Sadre-Bazzaz, KianoushThe 20S proteasome is an intracellular protease found in all kingdoms of life. In eukaryotes, the ubiquitin-proteasome is a major proteolytic pathway involved in the turn-over of cytosolic and nuclear proteins and controls many cellular processes. The 20S recruits one of three classes of proteaso...Biochemistry
42 Crystalline Papain.Kimmel, Joe RPapain, a proteolytic enzyme found in the latex of the green fruit of the tropical papaw, Carica papaya, has been known for any years. It has a long and illustrious history and figured prominently in the development of the concept of sulfhydryl enzymes. The latex of the green fruit when dried has ...Biochemistry
43 Blood loss at delivery and serum calcium levels of Navajo women.Wilson, Ursula Maria Knoki.Serum calcium levels of Navajo women were obtained during the ante partum period to study their relationship to blood loss during the first 24 hours of the postpartum period. A total of 35 expectant mothers ranging in age from 17 to 36 years participated in the study. Blood specimens for serum cal...Nursing
44 The Relationship between maternal fitness level and length of active labor, use of analgesics, and incidence of perineal laceration in primiparas.Stevenson-Brim, Audrey M.Thirty-five primiparas were tested for aerobic fitness levels and assigned to either a control or experimental group based on fitness level. The experimental group represented primiparas who engaged in regular, sustained, aerobic activity for 20 minutes, three times weekly from 28-36 weeks gestation...Nursing
45 Functional and genetic studies in the macular degeneration genes ELOVL4 and HTRA1.Cameron, D. Joshua.Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disease and is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world affecting both young and old alike. The primary hallmarks of macular degeneration are photoreceptor degeneration and retinal pigment epithelium atrophy in the central retina. An autosoma...Neurology
46 The lived experience of cognitive impairment in women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.Mulrooney, Tamsin.A growing body of literature supports that a subgroup of women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer may experience of cognitive impairment after therapy. Few studies have described the lived experience of cognitive impairment. The purpose of this dissertation study was to describe the lived...Nursing
47 Critical Roles of WNT/B-Catenin Signaling During Development of the Retinal Pigment EpitheliumWestenskow, Peter DThe RPE is a polarized pigmented epithelial monolayer that is critical for vision and development of the neural retina. Considering its diverse and required roles, it is surprising how little is known about how it develops. Two transcription factors Mitf and Otx2 have been identified. Both are re...Neurosurgery
48 Relationship between birthday and deathday in the institutionalized elderly.Fewkes, Margaret SusanTo identify a facet of death prediction with the subsequent prevention of premature deaths was the underlying motivator of this study. Previous samples from the general population give credence to individuals for their will to live until a significant event occurs. One such event is the birthday w...Nursing
49 Design and evaluation of an electrochemical bioreactor for water treatmentNewton, Nicol NukuWater treatment issues are a problem worldwide. More and more gold mines are being opened in Africa and other parts of the world; these mines employ the carbon-inleach technique to recover gold from complex cyanide solution. The resulting process waste streams are high in cyanide, nitrate-N/ nitrite...Metallurgical Engineering
50 Genetic and molecular analysis of a variant form of adenomatous polyposis coliSpirio, Lisa NeanAdenomatous polyposis coli (APC) are responsible for an inherited predisposition to colorectal cancer through development of multiple adenomatous polyps. The subject of my doctoral thesis has been the study of genetic variant of APC, called attenuated APC (AAPC), in which carriers of mutant APC all...Human Genetics
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