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76 COMPAS: a computeried patient advice system to direct ventilatory careSittig, Dean ForrestWe have undertaken a randomized, controlled clinical trial to test a new form of respiratory support which includes Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal (ECC02R), against traditional continuous positive pressure ventilation for patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Since the ex...Biomedical Informatics
77 Androgens regulate cell proliferation of human prostate cancer in culture by up-regulating an autocrine growth loop involving EGF receptor and its ligand TGFalphaLiu, Xin-HuaAndrogens affect growth and functional integrity of the prostate gland, and many prostate cancers retain dependency on androgens for growth. The transforming growth factor (TGF)-ce binds to the epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor and is an autocrine growth factor, which could media...Psychology
78 An analysis of PHA-4 and its cofactors during pharynx development in C; elegansUpdike, Dustin L.As development progresses, cells become specialized and adopt a regional, cellular, tissue, or organ specific fate. This fate is directed by a specialized group of transcription factors called selector genes. Selector genes act at the top of a hierarchy and orchestrate expression of multiple target ...Oncological Sciences
79 The chemistry of egg white lysozymeProctor, Charles M.An historical review of the chemistry and properties of lysozyme has been presented. An assay method has been developed that is accurate to ± 5%. Sarcina lutea are reacted with lysozyme near the pH optimum for the enzymic action. The suspension is then made alkaline to dissolve the lysed bacteri...Biochemistry
80 Purification and properties of DPN-linked isocitric dehydrogenases of bovine heartChen, Raymond Feng-ChuDPN-linked isocitric dehydrogenase has been purified over 700-fold from bovine heart mitochondrial acetone powder. The purified protein exhibits a major component having a sedimentation constant of 10.3 S, and the molecular weight has been estimated to be about 3 or 4 x 10 to the fifth power. The ...Biochemistry
81 The Relationship between role-taking abilities of head nurses and their perceived leadership effectivenessHigley, Dawn Paula CarlsonThe relationship between role taking, as a component of leadership, and the perception of leadership effectiveness was the focus of this study. Another study evaluated these same variables with individuals from the nursing education setting. This research was conducted with individual from the nur...Nursing
82 Novel in vitro model of the blood-brain barrier for studying the transport mechanisms of dideoxynucleosidesChen, JianThe delivery of anti-human immunodeficiency virus (anti-HIV) agents to the brain and central nervous system is very limited due to their poor transport through the blood-brain barrier (BBB). Our incomplete knowledge of these agents' biochemical and physiological transport mechanisms precludes develo...Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
83 Home births in Salt Lake County in 1975Chase, Eileen SharonIn the 1970's an increasing number of consumers of health care showed dissatisfaction with the present maternity care system. This dissatisfaction was due to the following: Consumers wanted more control and to be active participants in their health care; and they belied childbirth to be an essenti...Nursing
84 Comparison of 5 noncoding region primer sets in the detection of hepatitis C virus using reverse transcription polymerase chain reactionAlleyn, Susan K.Two new sets of nested primers were designed for the 5' noncoding region (NCR) of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). One hundred seventy HCV genome sequences were retrieved from GenBank and aligned. A consensus sequence was then determined for primer selection. A protocol was developed to test for the hep...Pathology
85 Characterization of thymocyte progenitors in adult bone marrow and effects of cytokines on T cell developmentWang, HongfangTwo basic questions in the T cell development field are how hematopoietic stem cells lose potential for other lineages and commit to the T lineage, and the identity of bona fide T progenitors in the bone marrow that migrate to the thymus and actively give rise to T cells. Thymopoiesis is highly dyna...Pathology
86 Identification of the acetylcholine-like substance obtained from the sympathetic ganglia by physical and chemical methodsFriesen, Abram Jacob David1. An acetylcholine-like substance stored by sympathetic ganglia and released upon electrical stimulation of the preganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers has been characterized. 2. Classical biological and pharmacological tests were used to verify that the acetylcholine-like substance obtained from ...Pharmacology & Toxicology
87 Probing phosphoinositide and isoprenoid binding proteins by photoaffinity labelingFeng, LiPhosphoinositides act as second messengers and are important regulators of protein functions such as in membrane vesicle trafficking and cytoskeleton rearrangements. The availability of phosphoinositide affinity probes has greatly facilitated the characterization of a series of phosphoinositide b...Medicinal Chemistry
88 Scattered radiation in chest radiographyNiklason, Loren ThomasIt is well known that scattered radiation degrades image constrast. Scattered radiation has not been considered a serious problem in chest radiography because the lungs have an effective tissue thickness of only about 10 cm. The chest, however, contains tissue of varying thicknesses and cross-scatte...Bioengineering
89 Nursing intervention of mothers with premature infantsAsay, Marilyn JonesNurses involved in maternal child health have expressed concern regarding mothers and their premature infants. Hospital policies have been modified to allow mothers to feed their premature infants after they have been removed from the Isolette. However, studies have been done which indicated that t...Nursing
90 Timing of rehabilitation after stroke: a multivariate analysisMaulden, Sarah A.Does timing of rehabilitation after stroke affect outcomes? The association between early rehabilitation and better functional outcomes has been found by some to disappear when controlling for function on admission to rehabilitation. Very early rehabilitation might be harmful via oxidative/metabolic...Biomedical Informatics
91 Characterization of interactions between neurotensin and dopamine systems in the rat brainMerchant, Kalpana MaheshTo study the functional interactions between neurotensin (NT) and dopamine (DA) systems in the rat brain, the effects of altering dopaminergic activity on the levels of NT-like immunoreactivity (NTLI) in the neostriatum, the nucleus accumbens and the substantia nigra were measured. Dopamine Di recep...Pharmacology & Toxicology
92 Dental caries inhibition by laser beam irradiation and chemical treatmentYu, DuncanThe effect of CO2 laser irradiation on the susceptibility of enamel to dissolution via acid challenge was investigated. A model based on a change in solubility was proposed to explain the observed dissolution rate reduction behavior after human enamel was laser irradiated. This model is consistent w...Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
93 Analysis of T-cell receptor family prevalence in the chronically- activated T-cells of rheumatoid arthritis patientsWelton, Jeffrey DaleRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, progressive inflammatory disease which initially strikes the joints at the extremities, resulting in pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of mobility, then later affects the larger joints. As the disease advances irreversible joint damage occurs, leading to def...Human Genetics
94 Cloning of the protease/polymerase (3CD) coding sequences into a baculovirus expression plasmid vectorSheets, Rebecca LynnPoliovirus, the prototypic member of the picornaviruses, replicates its RNA by a mechanism involving RNA-dependent RNA synthesis. The biochemistry of this reaction in not will-understood, but a few viral proteins have been shown to be involved. These include the viral RNA polymerase (3D), the geno...Biochemistry
95 Study of computer assisted instruction comparing a linear presentation model with a hypermedia modelRichards, T. J.Since their development 30 years ago, computers have been used for educational purposes. The dream of giving every student a tutor who was always available, nonjudgmental, and infinitely patient has fueled attempts at developing truly effective teaching programs. The field of computer assisted ins...Biomedical Informatics
96 Performance of nonpsychiatric nursing activities reported by psychiatric head nurses in general hospital settingsKamigaki, Dorothy MasakoThe psychiatric head nurse is considered the key to the quality of nursing care given on the psychiatric unit. She holds a uniquely influential position on the unit had has a decided effect upon the conditions which exist there. She is directly responsible for the nursing care given on her unit by...Nursing
97 An investigation of the phenomenon of immediate postpartum chillingWalton, Beverly AnnThe purpose of this investigation was to determine the incidence of immediate postpartum chilling and to identify those factors associated with the phenomenon. Immediate postpartum chilling was defined as generalized involuntary muscular shaking occurring within the first hour following delivery. A...Nursing
98 Examining the role of the M-type potassium current in epilepsy using mice that carry KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 gene alterationsOtto, James F,Benign Familial Neonatal Convulsions (BFNC) is a human pediatric epilepsy characterized by seizure onset in the first few weeks of life and spontaneous resolution after about 2-4 months. It is considered benign because neuronal development and cognitive abilities are not adversely affected; however,...Pharmacology & Toxicology
99 Field enhanced photocatalytic inactivation of escherichia coli using immobilized titanium dioxide nanotube arraysHuber, Jeffrey M.A batch reactor device utilizing photocatalysis and a flow reactor combining photocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis were developed for bacterial disinfection in lab-synthesized and natural waters. The batch reactor provided a 90% decrease in initial concentration (~1 x 103 CFU/mL) after 60 minutes...Civil & Environmental Engineering
100 Professional conceptions, commitments, and perceived dissonance among baccalaureate nursesMitchell, RonaldThe purposes of this study were to: (a) describe the extent to which baccalaureate nurses experience dissonance when a discrepancy exists between their professional conceptions, commitments, and behaviors; (b) identify which professional attribute (unique knowledge, service orientation, autonomy) co...Nursing
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