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Vaccine-mediated immune responses to experimental pulmonary Cryptococcus gattii infection in mice.

... and Th1-type cytokine recall responses. PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org Pulmonary cytokine expression during experimental cryptococcosis in protected mice To evaluate local cytokine responses, lung homogenates were prepared from lungs excised from all experimental groups on days 7, 14, and 21 post-C. gattii challenge. Homogenates were evaluated for the presence ... study, we evaluated the efficacy of intranasal immunization with C. gattii cell wall associated (CW) and/or cytoplasmic (CP) protein preparations to induce protection against experimental pulmonary C. gattii infection in mice. BALB/c mice immunized with C. gattii CW and/or CP protein preparations exhibited a significant reduction in pulmonary fungal ... protection against pulmonary C. gattii infection. Citation: Chaturvedi AK, Hameed RS, Wozniak KL, Hole CR, Leopold Wager CM, et al. (2014) Vaccine-Mediated Immune Responses to Experimental Pulmonary Cryptococcus gattii Infection in Mice. PLoS ONE 9(8): e104316. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0104316 Editor: Robert A. Cramer, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth,
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The Effectiveness and Sustainability of a Universal School-Based Programme for Preventing Depression in Chinese Adolescents: A Follow-Up Study Using Quasi-Experimental Design.

... RESEARCH ARTICLE The Effectiveness and Sustainability of a Universal School-Based Programme for Preventing Depression in Chinese Adolescents: A Follow-Up Study Using QuasiExperimental Design Eliza S. Y. Lai1, Chi-Leung Kwok1, Paul W. C. Wong1,2, King-Wa Fu1,3, Yik-Wa Law1,2, Paul S. F. Yip1,2* a11111 1 The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide ... K-W, Law Y-W, Yip PSF (2016) The Effectiveness and Sustainability of a Universal School-Based Programme for Preventing Depression in Chinese Adolescents: A Follow-Up Study Using QuasiExperimental Design. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0149854. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149854 Editor: Igor Branchi, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ITALY Received: June 14, 2015 Accepted: February ... Hong Kong was conducted and reported previously. This study used a larger sample to examine the effectiveness and sustainability of the programme. Methods This study used quasi -experimental design. Twelve schools enrolled in “The Little Prince is Depressed” programme either as an intervention or a control condition. The intervention schools carried out
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Ctla-4 modulates the differentiation of inducible Foxp3+ Treg cells but IL-10 mediates their function in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

... CTLA-4 Modulates the Differentiation of Inducible Foxp3+ Treg Cells but IL-10 Mediates Their Function in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Johan Verhagen*, Leona Gabryšová¤, Ella R. Shepard, David C. Wraith School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, ... disease. Citation: Verhagen J, Gabryšová L, Shepard ER, Wraith DC (2014) CTLA-4 Modulates the Differentiation of Inducible Foxp3+ Treg Cells but IL-10 Mediates Their Function in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108023. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108023 Editor: Derya Unutmaz, New York University, United States of America Received ... model, specific for the myelin basic protein (MBP)derived peptide Ac1–9, demonstrated that augmented differentiation of tTreg cells provides greater resistance to the induction of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), the murine model of multiple sclerosis (MS) [1]. Extra-thymic induction of a regulatory phenotype in peripheral conventional T
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An experimental study on flexural strength enhancement of concrete by means of small steel fibers

... A. Namdar et alii, Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 26 (2013) 22-30; DOI: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.26.03 An experimental study on flexural strength enhancement of concrete by means of small steel fibers Abdoullah Namdar, Ideris Bin Zakaria, Azimah Bt Hazeli, Sayed Javid Azimi, Abdul ... so as to reduce construction costs, the addition of fibers to the concrete mixture can be adopted. The addition of small steel fibers with different lengths and proportion have experimentally been analyzed in terms of concrete flexural strength enhancement. The main objectives of the present study are related to the evaluation of the influence of steel fibers ... strength concrete beams under bending conditions has been proposed [4]. There is an analytical solution for calculation of flexural strength of strengthened composite beams. And experimental results from literature have been employed to validate results of both the analytical and finite element method [5]. A design method has been reported on ultimate
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Delayed onset of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in Olig1 deficient mice.

... et al. (2007) Inhibition of glial cell activation ameliorates the severity of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Neurosci Res 59: 457–466. 16. Guo X, Harada C, Namekata K, Kikushima K, Mitamura Y, et al. (2009) Effect of geranylgeranylacetone on optic neuritis in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Neurosci Lett 462: 281–285. 17. Harada ... remyelination. However, its role in neurodegenerative disorders has not been well-elucidated. Methodology/Principal Findings: Here we investigated the effects of Olig1 deficiency on experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS). We show that the mean disease onset of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-induced ... be involved in the incidence rate and the severity of neurological symptoms in MS. Citation: Guo X, Harada C, Namekata K, Mitamura Y, Yoshida H, et al. (2010) Delayed Onset of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in Olig1 Deficient Mice. PLoS ONE 5(9): e13083. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013083 Editor: Alain Chédotal, Institut de la Vision, France Received
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Exercise training reverses skeletal muscle atrophy in an experimental model of VCP disease.

... Exercise Training Reverses Skeletal Muscle Atrophy in an Experimental Model of VCP Disease Angèle Nalbandian1, Christopher Nguyen1, Veeral Katheria1, Katrina J. Llewellyn1, Mallikarjun Badadani1, Vincent Caiozzo2,3, Virginia E. Kimonis1* 1 ... cases. Methods/Principle Findings: The present investigation was undertaken to examine the effects of uphill and downhill exercise training on muscle histopathology and the autophagy cascade in an experimental VCP mouse model carrying the R155H mutation. Progressive uphill exercise in VCPR155H/+ mice revealed significant improvement in muscle strength and performance by ... patients with VCP-associated diseases. Citation: Nalbandian A, Nguyen C, Katheria V, Llewellyn KJ, Badadani M, et al. (2013) Exercise Training Reverses Skeletal Muscle Atrophy in an Experimental Model of VCP Disease. PLoS ONE 8(10): e76187. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076187 Editor: Udai Pandey, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, United States
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Design and development of high performance panel air filter with experimental evaluation and analysis of filter media pleats

... in the air upstream of the filter. Filter efficiency can either be based on specific particle size ranges or based on the total number of particles of all sizes. V. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS Experimental results of these design models categorized in two main categories. Dry media and their effect of pleat depth on pressure drop, DHC & efficiency. Similarly ... role of a filter is to provide least pressure drop with high dust holding and efficiency. A channel made for the testing of different pleat designs. This research comprises of experimental design & evaluation of filter element with variable pleat depth and pleat density. This assessment offers the selection of pleat design according to the performance requirements. Keywords ... holding capacity & efficiency, also detection of pleat design model at the optimal & minimal performance levels. The foremost purpose which makes this evaluation treasured that the experimental exploration of pleat design model, www.ijera.com selection of design model with consideration of pleat depths & NOP according to the benchmark of automotive air
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Influence of the experimental design of gene expression studies on the inference of gene regulatory networks: environmental factors

... methods, but also the condition and configuration used to generate the data. This last point relates to the experimental design (Hinkelmann & Kempthorne, 2008) of gene expression data used to generate these data. In this paper, we study an aspect of the experimental design of gene expression data in the particular context of inferring gene regulatory networks ... networks. Subjects Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Mathematical Biology, Statistics Keywords Gene regulatory networks, Statistical network inference, Gene expression data, Experimental design, Interventional data Submitted 13 November 2012 Accepted 31 December 2012 Published 12 February 2013 Corresponding author Frank Emmert-Streib, v@bio-complexity.com Academic ... network corresponds to the binding of a transcription factor to the promotor region of the DNA that is necessary How to cite this article Emmert-Streib (2013), Influence of the experimental design of gene expression studies on the inference of gene regulatory networks: environmental factors. PeerJ 1:e10; DOI 10.7717/peerj.10 to regulate the transcription
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Experimental Study on Fatigue Characteristics for Aluminium and Al-SiC Composite Material Edge Crack Specimens under Flexural Loading Conditions

... conditions were done experimentally and the results so obtained been compared between Isotropic Aluminium and Aluminium-Silicon Carbide composite materials. The specimens with different crack length (a) to the depth (d) ratios (a/d Ratios) were prepared and the fracture characteristics of the specimens with different a/d ratios have been obtained experimentally ... et. al. [29] used microstructure based computational models for crack propagation in glass-alumina FGMs and also compared the results with experimental results. C. Present Study The present paper deals with the experimental studies on isotropic aluminium and aluminium-silicon carbide composites to determine the maximum and peak load carrying capacities ... these specimens. An attempt has been made to relate the fracture location and propagation to the microstructure of the material specimens. II. MATERIALS AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODS The materials chosen for experimental studies include isotropic aluminium, and Aluminium-Silicon Carbide (Al-SiC) composite materials. The test methods include the three point bend
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Identification of novel adhesins of M. tuberculosis H37Rv using integrated approach of multiple computational algorithms and experimental analysis.

... Identification of Novel Adhesins of M. tuberculosis H37Rv Using Integrated Approach of Multiple Computational Algorithms and Experimental Analysis Sanjiv Kumar, Bhanwar Lal Puniya, Shahila Parween, Pradip Nahar, Srinivasan Ramachandran* Functional Genomics Unit, Council of Scientific and Industrial ... receptors during colonization. A few adhesins such as Heparin binding hemagglutinin adhesin (HBHA), Apa, Malate Synthase of M. tuberculosis have been identified using specific experimental interaction models based on the biological knowledge of the pathogen. In the present work, we carried out computational screening for adhesins of M. tuberculosis. ... Puniya BL, Parween S, Nahar P, Ramachandran S (2013) Identification of Novel Adhesins of M. tuberculosis H37Rv Using Integrated Approach of Multiple Computational Algorithms and Experimental Analysis. PLoS ONE 8(7): e69790. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069790 Editor: Anil Kumar Tyagi, University of Delhi, India Received April 16, 2013; Accepted June 18,
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Structural and functional responses of harpacticoid copepods to anoxia in the Northern Adriatic: an experimental approach

... amount (densities) to apply in the experimental cores. At the start of the experiment (day 1) 1.25 × 106 fresh diatom cells were pipetted into the experimental units, corresponding to about 7.5 × 105 10 cm−2. The experiment was conducted in complete darkness to avoid additional diatom growth. 2.5 Experimental design 20 The experimental design consisted ... Esc Printer-friendly Version Interactive Discussion 2.2 In situ experimental set-up and sampling Anoxia was experimentally induced in situ at a depth of 24 m in the period 8–12 August 2009 with a plexiglas underwater device (50 × 50 × 50 cm), originally referred to as EAGU (Experimental Anoxia Generating Unit) and described in detail in Stachowitsch ... at family level using a Leitz laborlux 12 microscope equipped with a drawing tube. Identification keys included Boxshall and Hasley (2004) and Lang (1948, 1965). 2.4 Laboratory experimental set-up 10 To test for the effect of available food (here 13C pre-labelled diatoms) on the response of copepods to anoxia, a lab experiment was set up. The cores were
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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF HEAT TRANSFER ENHANCEMENT OVER THE DIMPLED SURFACE

... studied the flow structure within a two-dimensional spherical cavity on a flat surface, numerically and experimentally. They observed that the recirculation zone formed inside the cavity slightly reciprocate around itself. 2 EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE 2.1 Experimental Setup In this work Strip plate heater was fabricated to provide heat input to the test ... Reynolds number considered, local Nusselt number augmentations increases as the δ/D ratio increases from 0.2 to 0.3(and all other experimental and geometric parameters were held constant). Burgess and Ligrani [7] showed the experimental results for the dimple depth to dimple print diameter (δ/D) ratios varying as 0.1, 0.2, and 0.3 to provide information ... 0975-5462 Vol. 4 No.08 August 2012 3666 Iftikarahamad H. Patel et al. / International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (IJEST) over a dimpled channel. Experimental results obtained on and above a dimpled test surface placed on one wall of a channel were given for Reynolds number varying from 1250 to 61500. These include flow
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Behavioral variability and consistency: Experimental bases for a psychological theory of personality (Variabilidad y Consistencia individual: Bases experimentales de la teoría de la personalidad)

... (Spain). E-mail: Jose.santacreu@uam.es. 20 EXPERIMENTAL BASES OF PERSONALITY. BASES EXPERIMENTALES DE LA PERSONALIDAD Behavioral differences: individual and contextual variables Very little can be added to Cronbach’s (1957, 1975) analy- ses regarding the two disciplines of scientific Psychology (experimental vs. correlational psychology). Despite ... 2013 Copyright © 2013 Escritos de Psicología ISSN 1989-3809 DOI: 10.5231/psy.writ.2013.0802 Behavioral variability and consistency: Experimental bases for a psychological theory of personality Variabilidad y Consistencia individual: Bases experimentales de la teoría de la personalidad José Santacreu Mas Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, España Disponible online ... explanation of the behavior variability of experimental individuals in laboratory, could contribute to the personality theory if, indeed, we can explain why subjects show variability in one learning context, and why some of them show stability and stereotyping in that context. Variability in studies with laboratory animals In experimental studies with animals,
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Effectiveness of experimental system in children’s mastering of main manual motor skills

... asymmetry (RMA) – in experimental group (EG)]; 75 girls and 75 boys [25 with every variant of MMA] – control group (CG). In all EG we realized the worked out methodic system; in CG – only traditional approach to pre-school program of physical culture. Pedagogic testing was at the end of academic year. Concerning characteristics of experimental factor, ... children motor functioning’s preventive development for mastering of main movements for manual skills. Material: in the research five years’ children (control group n=150 and experimental group n=120) participated. Results: it was determined that transition from uncomfortable to comfortable for a child conditions of exercises’ fulfillment facilitates ... EFFECTIVENESS OF EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEM IN CHILDREN’S MASTERING OF MAIN MANUAL MOTOR SKILLS Galamandjuk L. L. Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University Abstract. Purpose: determine effectiveness
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Análise experimental do comportamento dinâmico de mancais radiais hidrodinâmicos de geometria fixa

... FEDERAL DE MINAS GERAIS PROGRAMA DE PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO EM ENGENHARIA MECÂNICA ANÁLISE EXPERIMENTAL DO COMPORTAMENTO DINÂMICO DE MANCAIS RADIAIS HIDRODINÂMICOS DE GEOMETRIA FIXA LUIZ HENRIQUE JORGE MACHADO Belo Horizonte, 24 de março de 2006 Luiz Henrique Jorge Machado ANÁLISE EXPERIMENTAL DO COMPORTAMENTO DINÂMICO DE MANCAIS RADIAIS HIDRODINÂMICOS DE ... Comentários acerca das Características Operacionais 4. CONCLUSÕES E RECOMENDAÇÕES 5. REFERÊNCIAS BIBLIOGRÁFICAS APÊNDICE A. ANÁLISE METROLÓGICA DOS MANCAIS A.1. Aparato Experimental para a Análise Experimental A.1.1. Análise Metrológica pré-utilização APÊNDICE B. CICLOS REALIZADOS POR CADA MANCAL B.1. Estimativa dos ciclos no gráfico de Espectro de Freqüência ... “offset”) 21 1.2.6. Principais estudos comparativos realizados em mancais hidrodinâmicos 22 1.3. Bancada para ensaios de mancais e de rotores 26 1.4. Escopo 28 2. APARATO EXPERIMENTAL E METODOLOGIA 30 2.1. Descrição da Bancada de Ensaios de Rotores e de Mancais 30 2.2. Monitoramento e Instrumentação 32 3.2.1. Bancada com acelerômetro
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Apoptose na patogenia do do loxoscelismo cutâneo experimental em coelho: abordagens morfológica e imunoistoquímica

... Núbia Braga Pereira APOPTOSE NA PATOGENIA DO LOXOSCELISMO CUTÂNEO EXPERIMENTAL EM COELHO – ABORDAGENS MORFOLÓGICA E IMUNOISTOQUÍMICA Belo Horizonte Faculdade de Medicina Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais 2010 Núbia Braga Pereira APOPTOSE NA PATOGENIA DO LOXOSCELISMO CUTÂNEO EXPERIMENTAL EM COELHO – ABORDAGENS MORFOLÓGICA E IMUNOISTOQUÍMICA Dissertação ... sempre que precisei. Ao Ronaldo, da Fazenda experimental professor Hélio Barbosa, pela disposição sempre que precisei, pelo cuidado com os meus coelhos e por sua simpatia. Ao Darci, obrigada por nunca medir esforços em me ajudar Ao técnico Rubinho, pelos serviços prestados. A todos os funcionários da Fazenda experimental prof. Hélio Barbosa, pela coloração. ... vascular................................................................. 37 Figura 11- Criatório da Fazenda Experimental Prof. Hélio Barbosa/UFMG galpão de alojamento dos coelhos..................................................... 44 Figura 12- Representação Esquemática do delineamento Experimental .......... 45 Figura 13- Pele de coelho: lesão e o espalhamento radial
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Avaliação do efeito de duas linhagens de Lactococcus lactis na ancilostomose experimental

... PARASITOLOGIA THAYSE BATISTA MOREIRA AVALIAÇÃO DO EFEITO DE DUAS LINHAGENS DE Lactococcus lactis NA ANCILOSTOMOSE EXPERIMENTAL Belo Horizonte 2016 THAYSE BATISTA MOREIRA AVALIAÇÃO DO EFEITO DE DUAS LINHAGENS DE Lactococcus lactis NA ANCILOSTOMOSE EXPERIMENTAL Dissertação apresentada ao Programa de Pós Graduação em Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências ... .......................................................... 34 Figura 4. Delineamento experimental no experimento I.. ............................................. 34 Figura 5. Divisão dos grupos no experimento II.. ......................................................... 35 Figura 6. Delineamento experimental no experimento II.............................................. ... MÉTODOS................................................................................. 33 4.1 Modelo experimental ....................................................................................... 33 4.2 Linhagens de L. lactis lactis NCDO2118 ........................................................ 33 4.3 Delineamento experimental .............................................................................
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Avaliação teórica e experimental da transferência de calor em cabos de linhas aéreas com foco na análise da ampacidade

... GERAIS PROGRAMA DE PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO EM ENGENHARIA MECÂNICA “AVALIAÇÃO TEÓRICA E EXPERIMENTAL DA TRANSFERÊNCIA DE CALOR EM CABOS DE LINHAS AÉREAS COM FOCO NA ANÁLISE DA AMPACIDADE” TIAGO MARTINS PORTELA Belo Horizonte, 09 de Junho de 2014 Tiago Martins Portela AVALIAÇÃO TEÓRICA E EXPERIMENTAL DA TRANSFERÊNCIA DE CALOR EM CABOS DE LINHAS AÉREAS COM FOCO ... ..................................................................................................................... 102 Figura 4.11. Linhas de corrente obtidas experimentalmente para vento de 1m/s - PIV. ..................................................................................................................... 103 Figura 4.12. Linhas de corrente obtidas experimentalmente para vento de 3m/s - PIV. ..................................................................................................................... ... ............................................................... 76 3.2.1. Avaliação analítica - cabo Linnet_TR .............................................. 77 3.2.2. Análise experimental – cabo Linnet_TR .......................................... 77 3.2.3. Análise CFD - Linnet_TR ................................................................ 81 3.3.AVALIAÇÃO
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Clostrídios entéricos de leitões neonatos, desenvolvimento e avaliação de uma vacina experimental

... Felipe Masiero Salvarani CLOSTRÍDIOS ENTÉRICOS DE LEITÕES NEONATOS, DESENVOLVIMENTO E AVALIAÇÃO DE UMA VACINA EXPERIMENTAL Tese apresentada à Escola de Veterinária da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, como requisito parcial para obtenção do grau de Doutor em Ciência Animal. Área de ... Horizonte Escola de Veterinária da UFMG 2011 SI82c Salvarani, Felipe Masiero, 1982Clostrídios entéricos de leitões neonatos, desenvolvimento e avaliação de uma vacina experimental / Felipe Masiero Salvarani. -2011. 62 p. : il. Orientador: Francisco Carlos Faria Lobato Co-orientadores: Israel José da Silva, Roberto Maurício de Carvalho Guedes Tese ... Leitões utilizados para coleta das amostras ................................................................ 4.2.2 Coelhos, porcas e leitões utilizados para avaliação da vacina experimental. ............. 4.2.3 Camundongos.............................................................................................................. 4.3 Isolamento e identificação
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