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76 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
77 Pedersen, Justin MichaelA biomechanical analysis of seating stresses based upon wheelchair propulsionThis thesis aims to measure th e difference in sea ted normal and sh e a r stre sse s based upon different types of wheelchair propulsion types. Previous studies have me asured biomechanical influence of wheelchair propulsion a t the u p p e r extremities. This study intends to measure the biomechan...Pressure; Pressure Ulcer Prevention; Shear Stress; Wheelchair Propulsion2013-05
78 Valdez, Trina MarisaA case study of community cultural wealth among "mountain west" chicana/o college studentsThe purpose of this qualitative study was to identify some of the cultural wealth and resources that Chicano/Latino college students, families, and communities hold and share. By using Latino critical race theory (LatCrit) to conceptualize cultural wealth, it was possible to focus this study on an ...Chicana and Chicano; Community cultural wealth; Critical race theory; Cultural capital; Cultural wealth; Latina/o critical race theory2015-05
79 Kennedy, James PaulA cellularized biomaterial model of cardiac fibroblasts for evaluation of fibroblast induced changes in stiffnessChronic heart failure (CHF) is a life-altering long-term condition that contributes a substantial burden to our healthcare system. It is caused by a maladaptive remodeling of the heart mediated through fibroblast synthesis, degradation, and modification of extracellular matrix (ECM). It is currently...bioreactor; cardiac fibroblasts; perfusion; scaffold2013-05
80 Vaden, Rachel MelindaA chemical biology approach towards the development of strategies to target drug refractory breast cancerThe occurrence of treatment refractory tumors contributes significantly to the morbidity of cancer. Clinical treatment with chemotherapeutics frequently results in robust initial responses but the majority of patients relapse with drug-insensitive forms of the disease. Considering the lack of ther...Breast cancer; Chemical biology; Chemoresistance; Small molecule; Zinc2015
81 Empey, Erin DoreanA collaboration: dance and theatreThis thesis explores the potential and the origin of dance and theatre as performing arts. I examine the relationship of the audience to performers, discuss the possibility for ritual and the sacred, and develop ideas for meaningful and effective collaboration of theatre and dance. It is through th...Audience; Collaboration; Dance; Performance; Theatre2011-05
82 Goyal, SachinA collective approach to harness idle resources of end nodesWe propose a collective approach for harnessing the idle resources (cpu, storage, and bandwidth) of nodes (e.g., home desktops) distributed across the Internet. Instead of a purely peer-to-peer (P2P) approach, we organize participating nodes to act collectively using collective managers (CMs). Part...Idle resources; End nodes; Collective managers2011-08
83 Rogers, ChristopherA comparative grammar of XinkanThis dissertation is a comparative grammar of the four known Xinkan languages of southeastern Guatemala (Guazacapán, Chiquimulilla, Jumaytepeque, and Yupiltepeque). The goal of this grammar is twofold: to provide a thorough description of the Xinkan languages and to reconstruct Proto-Xinkan from wh...Endangered languages; Grammar; Language documentation; Mesoamerica; Xinkan; Xinca2010-08
84 Kim, Bo yeonA comparative study of selected secondary school preservice music teacher education programs in the republic of korea and the united statesIn this study, I investigated and compared secondary school preservice music teacher education programs in the Republic of Korea and in the United States of America. The purpose of this study was to identify similarities and differences between secondary school preservice music teacher education pro...Korea; Music Education; Music Teacher; Preservice Music Teacher Education; Teacher Education; The United States2015-12
85 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
86 Price, Sara SueA comparison of Gosiute material culture and the archaeology of Western UtahIn archeology and ethnology the Great Basin has been not only one of the last, but is also one o the least studied sections of the United States. Many reports in both archeology and ethnology have been presented within the past twenty years but few attempts have been made to carrelate the cultures o...Gosiute Indians; Gosiute Indians; Antiquities Utah; Antiquities1952
87 Young, GeorgiaA comparison of Grillparzer's "Der Traum, Ein Leben" with Calderon's "La Vida es Sueno"In Calderon's !'Life is a Dream", Segismundo,the son of Basilio,king of Poland,has teen kept in a tower since his "birth, because,through astrology,his father has "been told that his son would become a tyrant* The king has arranged to leave his throne to Astolfo and Estrella,nephew and niece,who are...Literature1908
88 Fitzgerald, Antonia ShareeA comparison of detoxification strategies in two populations of bryant's woodrat (neotoma bryanti)Herbivorous mammals use liver biotransformation enzymes to manage the highly toxic plant secondary compounds (PSC's) in their diets. Novel diets may require the use of different enzymes depending on the PSC composition. Woodrats (genus Neotoma) provide an exemplary model system for dietary studies, ...2011-05
89 Story, Trent NathanA comparison of fixation and fractal measures of eye movement when viewing pictures with affective valenceThe goal of this research was to evaluate fractal statistics as an alternative method of quantifying eye movement when viewing pictures of different affective valence. Eye movement researchers have traditionally used measures of fixations and saccade variability to differentiate viewing patterns acr...Affect; Eye movement; Fixations; Fractals2016
90 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
91 Derricott, Harold RolandA comparison of job content and job descriptions among Utah laboratorians.The need for well-trained personnel in the medical laboratory setting has created a job market for those persons trained as medical technologists. Medical laboratory technicians and certified laboratory assistants have also taken advantage of the job market and have gained employment in the clinica...Medical Technologists; Job Descriptions1982-06
92 Bair, Jan Nelson.A comparison of organized, team based, intravenous therapy with conventional care methods.The objectives of this investigation were to determine the incidence of various complications of infusion therapy in patients treated by a trained intravenous therapy team as compared to those which occurred when the conventional approach of disseminated professional personnel was utilized. Specifi...Pharmaceuticals; Nursing Team1979-08
93 Van Drimmelen, Jennie Bekker,A comparison of personal value patterns of medical-surgical nurses with the ratings given them by supervisors.The findings of this study were very similar to those of other studies in relation to a description of nurses with the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule. The sample of nurses used in this study showed many of the same value patters as did college women, but they also showed some marked variation...Nursing; Personality1963-06
94 Gonzalez, Edgar R.A comparison of plasma concentration arrhythmia response and electrocardiographic changes in patients requiring quinidine therapyQuinidine is a naturally occurring substance used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It may be administered orally or parenterally to control both ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias. Because of its low therapeutic index, it is rational to obtain plasma concentrations of quinidine as ...1983-05
95 Taylor, John MichaelA comparison of the cyclone and the horizontal elutriator for sampling respirable dust in a Utah coal mine.A field investigation was conducted comparing proposed optimizing parameters for estimating respirable dust according to British Medical Research Council (BMRC) criteria using a Dorr-Oliver 10 mn cyclone and the parameters presently applied under federal law. Side-by-side samples were collected in ...Dust Control; Mine Safety1982-06
96 Smith, Douglas LeeA comparison of the effects of colchicine and some purified vera, trum alkaloids on nuclear division in roots of allium cepa: L; with preliminary observations on germination root length and environmental factorsThis study represents an investigation and comparison of the effects of various Veratrum alkaloids on nuclear mitotic division in an effort to determine 1. whether some purified alkaloidal mixtures or crystalline alkaloids possess the ability to modify the cycle of nuclear and cellular division, and...Pharmacology; Colchicine1956-08
97 Shults, Elsie S.A comparison of the performance of Ute Indian and White children on verbal and non-verbal testsAs the American Indian has been crowded out of the thousands of acres required by his primitive methods of wresting a living from the earth, 1 t has gradually become apparent even to the Indian that he must adapt to the white man's culture or be gradually extinguished. Trends of the last several dec...Ute Children - Intelligence testing; Children - Intelligence testing1960
98 Belnap, Benjamin BruceA comparison of two schools with additional training in evidence-based practices to two schools without added training: effects, student outcomes, and teacher perceptions of skills and practicesThrough providing support with training, coaching, and funding, Utah‘s Academic, Behavior & Coaching Initiative (ABC-UBI) program strives to assist schools with the implementation of evidence-based practices for both positive behavior support as well as academic instruction. As an increasing numbe...ABC-UBI; Evidence-based practices; Positive behavior support; Response to intervention; School climate; School psychology2011-08
99 Aananthakrishnan, SriramA composable static analysis framework for program analysisA major source of complexity in static analysis arises from application developers use of a wide range of programming constructs within a single application. This makes it important to combine multiple analyses that focus on di↵erent classes of programming constructs (e.g., control flow, data flow...Computer Science; Applied Sciences; Compositional Analysis2016
100 Warner, Homer R.A computer-based model for providing empiric antibiotic therapy in a hospital.A new model for computer-based medical decision making, called QID for Quick Infectious Disease, is described. It is based on the principles of decision analysis, using probabilities and utilities. In this study, QID was applied to the problem of recognition and empiric treatment of hospital-acquire...Antibiotics; Hospital Acquired Infections1999-12
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