Current state-of-the-art for the measurement of non-Maxwellian plasma parameters with the EISCAT UHF Facility
... Ann. Geophysicae 14, 1506—1512 (1996) ( EGS — Springer-Verlag 1996 Current state- of-the-art for the measurement of non-Maxwellian plasma parameters with the EISCAT UHF Facility D. Hubert1, F. Leblanc1, P. Gaimard2 1 Departement de Recherche Spatiale, ... Hubert field intensity made by Perraut et al. (1984) and the first measurement of typical non-Maxwellian spectra made by Lockwood et al. (1987), numerous observations of nonequilibrium states were completed at the EISCAT facility. All these observations confirmed the predictions made more than twenty years ago by Schunk and Walker (1972) and by St-Maurice and ... challenge in the study of auroral nonMaxwellian process in the presence of large electric fields is the measurement of the ionospheric plasma parameters describing the non-equilibrium state (Raman et al., 1981). The 3D Raman fitting has been used by Lockwood and Winser (1988), Suvanto et al. (1989a), and Winser et al. (1989) but can only be considered as a zero-order
Abnormalities of resting state functional connectivity are related to sustained attention deficits in MS.
... neurological convention). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042862.g001 PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org 4 August 2012 | Volume 7 | Issue 8 | e42862 Resting -State Functional Connectivity in MS Table 2. Average resting state (RS) functional connectivity (FC) with the anterior cingulated cortex (ACC) in controls and MS patients (one-sample t test, p,0.05 FWE corrected) ... Regarding methodology, it needs to be emphasised that our study differs from conventional resting state fMRI studies, as we here extracted specific frames of a conventional block-designed fMRI experiment following certain criteria, rather than obtaining resting state data only over several minutes. Therefore, a residual effect of the active conditions on ... fully excluded. Moreover, a validation of this methodological concept in MS patients is still missing so far. For this, a direct comparison of conventional resting state data and resting state data extracted from a conventional fMRI block designed study obtained in the same patients at very close time-points would have to be conducted. We hope our study
Evaluation of five treatments to control intestinal parasites in sheep in Ayapango, state of Mexico
... in Ayapango, state of Mexico Rafael Heredia1, Emma Aguilar2, Camilo Romero3, Linda Bautista3 and Germán Mendoza4 1. Department of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, University Center UAEM Amecameca, Autonomous University of Mexico State, Mexico; 2. Department of Veterinary Medicine, University Center UAEM Amecameca, Autonomous University of Mexico State, ... perception of the likelihood of parasite infestation of the cattle, which tends to be seasonal . The State of Veracruz, as one of the main cattle producers in the country, consumes large amounts of ivermectin, which could also be the case in other states of México . The constant use of levamisole has led to reduced efficiency (30%) in the control ... five treatments to control intestinal parasites in sheep in Ayapango, State of Mexico. Materials and Methods Ethical approval The experiment was approved by Institutional Animal Ethics Committee. Selection of animals For this study, 107 Rambouillet breed sheep from the Ayapango, State of Mexico, were randomly selected in the autumn-winter. Specifically,
POINT CLOUD MAPPING METHODS FOR DOCUMENTING CULTURAL LANDSCAPE FEATURES AT THE WORMSLOE STATE HISTORIC SITE, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, USA
... Sciences, Volume XLI-B5, 2016 XXIII ISPRS Congress, 12–19 July 2016, Prague, Czech Republic POINT CLOUD MAPPING METHODS FOR DOCUMENTING CULTURAL LANDSCAPE FEATURES AT THE WORMSLOE STATE HISTORIC SITE, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, USA T. R. Jordana*, C. L. Goetcheusb, M. Maddena aCenter for Geospatial Research, Dept. of Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ... landscapes, buildings, vegetation, artefacts and gardens. As part of a project for the U.S. National Park Service, a variety of data sets have been collected for the Wormsloe State Historic Site, near Savannah, Georgia, USA. In an effort to demonstrate the utility and versatility of these methods at a range of scales, comparisons of the features mapped ... landscape to be recorded and measurements made even after the field work is complete (Madden et al., 2015). 1.2 Study Area The primary location of this research is the Wormsloe State Historic Site, which is located on the Isle of Hope just south of Savannah, Georgia, USA (Figure 1). Settled in 1734, Wormsloe is the oldest plantation in Georgia and the
Recursive prediction error methods for online estimation in nonlinear state-space models
On the state-dependency of the equilibrium climate sensitivity during the last 5 million years
... majority of studies. The state- dependent character of S based on paleo-data was only recently investigated more systematically in von der Heydt et al. (2014). It was found that the strength of some of the fast feedbacks depends on the background climate state. This is in agreement with other model-based approaches which proposed a state- dependency of water ... specific equilibrium climate sensitivity is state- dependent. Any knowledge on a state- dependency of S is important for the interpretation of paleo data and for the projection of long-term future climate change. Printer-friendly Version Interactive Discussion 3025 | Discussion Paper 11, 3019–3069, 2015 State- dependency of the equilibrium climate ... Paper 1 11, 3019–3069, 2015 State- dependency of the equilibrium climate sensitivity P. Köhler et al. Title Page Abstract Introduction Conclusions References Tables Figures J I J I Back Close | P. Köhler1 , B. de Boer2,3 , A. S. von der Heydt3 , L. B. Stap3 , and R. S. W. van de Wal3 Discussion Paper On the state- dependency of the equilibrium
Psychological Center as a Foundation for the Practical Training of Clinical psychologists at the Saint-Petersburg State University
... Practical Training of Clinical psychologists at the Saint-Petersburg State University Ekaterina A. Burina, Marina V. Danilova Irina V. Grandilevskaya, Liudmila V. Rykman, Piotr K. Trabczynski Summary: The presented article describes the work of the Psychological Center at the Saint-Petersburg State University, in particular its history, structure, and ethical ... Myasischev, and B.D. KarEkaterina A. Burina, Marina V. Danilova Irina V. Grandilevskaya, Liudmila V. Rykman, Piotr K. Trabczynski: Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia Correspondence address: Saint-Petersburg State University varskiy. V.M. Bekhterev was the founder (1907) of the only institution in the world hat specializes in the treatment of a range ... in the field of clinical psychology is their practical preparation for a future career. In particular, this problem exists at the Department of Psychology at the Saint-Petersburg State University. Since its inception, the training of clinical psychologists was conducted within the framework of the Leningrad School of Psychology, respecting the traditions
The effect of a DeltaK280 mutation on the unfolded state of a microtubule-binding repeat in Tau.
... ensembles—a loop/turn conformation and an extended state. In contrast to the WT MTBR2 ensembles, models of DK280 in the same region had one conformation that was present in all ensembles. This state is relatively extended and contains a kink at the site of the deletion. While the slight disruption in the extended state of the mutant may also influence the ability ... can adopt a loop/turn conformation in WT MTBR2 and that deletion of this residue, which can adopt nonextended states, leads to an increase in locally extended conformations near the C-terminus of PHF6*. As an increased preference for extended states near the C-terminus of PHF6* may facilitate the propagation of b-structure downstream from PHF6*, these ... aggregates. Citation: Huang A, Stultz CM (2008) The Effect of a DK280 Mutation on the Unfolded State of a Microtubule-Binding Repeat in Tau. PLoS Comput Biol 4(8): e1000155. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000155 Editor: Keith Dunker, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America Received April 1, 2008; Accepted July 10, 2008; Published
SOX2 co-occupies distal enhancer elements with distinct POU factors in ESCs and NPCs to specify cell state.
... Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 3 Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 4 Computational and Systems Biology Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America Abstract SOX2 is a master ... POU Factors in ESCs and NPCs to Specify Cell State Michael A. Lodato1,2, Christopher W. Ng3., Joseph A. Wamstad1., Albert W. Cheng1,2,4, Kevin K. Thai1, Ernest Fraenkel3, Rudolf Jaenisch1,2*, Laurie A. Boyer1* 1 Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 2 Whitehead Institute for ... (2013) SOX2 Co-Occupies Distal Enhancer Elements with Distinct POU Factors in ESCs and NPCs to Specify Cell State. PLoS Genet 9(2): e1003288. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003288 Editor: Gregory S. Barsh, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States of America Received June 22, 2012; Accepted December 15, 2012; Published February 21, 2013 Copyright:
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The Current State of Poison Control Centers in Pakistan and the Need for Capacity Building
... Poison Control Centers in Pakistan N. U. Khan et al. ORIGINAL ARTICLE The Current State of Poison Control Centers in Pakistan and the Need for Capacity Building NADEEM ULLAH KHAN1,*, MOHAMMED UMER MIR1, UZMA RAHIM KHAN1, AFSHAN RAHIM KHAN1, JAMAL ARA2, KHURRAM ... (PCCs) play a leading role both in developed and developing countries in the prevention and control of poisonous chemical exposures. In this study, we aimed to assess the current state of PCCs in Pakistan and highlight capacity building needs in these centers. Methods: A cross-sectional survey of the two registered PCCs was done during August – December ... cases. Keywords: Capacity Building; Pakistan; Poison Control Centers; Poisoning; Public Health How to cite this article: Khan NU, Mir MU, Khan UR, Khan AR, Ara J, Raja K, et al. The Current State of Poison Control Centers in Pakistan and the Need for Capacity Building. Asia Pac J Med Toxicol 2014;3:31-5. INTRODUCTION Poisoning and toxic exposures are major health
The industrial applicability of purified cellulase complex indigenously produced by Trichoderma viride through solid-state bio-processing of agro-industrial and municipal paper wastes
... Produced by Trichoderma viride Through Solid -State Bio-processing of Agro-Industrial and Municipal Paper Wastes Muhammad Irshad,a,* Zahid Anwar,a Hamama Islam But,a Amber Afroz,b Nadia Ikram,b and Umer Rashid,b An indigenous strain of Trichoderma viride produced high titers of cellulase complex in solid -state bio-processing of agro-industrial orange ... “Characterization of a novel manganese peroxidase purified from solid state culture of Trametes versicolor IBL-04,” BioResources 6, 4302-4315. Asgher, M., Iqbal, H. M. N., and Asad, M. J. (2012). “Kinetic characterization of purified laccase produced from Trametes versicolor IBL-04 in solid state bio-processing of corncobs,” BioResources 7, 1171-1188. Brown ... HCl in an Erlenmeyer flask (250 mL) at room temperature (30 oC) for 2 hours of initial reaction time and then autoclaved at 121 ºC and 15 lb/in2 Irshad et al. (2013). “Solid state bio-processing of ag wastes,” BioResources 8(1), 145-157. 146 PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE bioresources.com pressure for 15 min. After this slurry of each substrate
A novel wild-type Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain TSH1 in scaling-up of solid-state fermentation of ethanol from sweet sorghum stalks.
... engineering aspects of solid -state fermentation. Biochem Eng J 13: 127–135. 16. Pandey A (2003) Solid -state fermentation. Biochem Eng J 13: 81–84. 17. Wang E, Li S, Tao L, Geng X, Li T (2010) Modeling of rotating drum bioreactor for anaerobic solid -state fermentation. Appl Energ 87: 2839–2845. 18. Kargi F, Curme JA (1985) Solid -state fermentation of sweet ... excellent performance in solid -state fermentation To further evaluate the capability of TSH1 in solid -state fermentation, we examined fermentation using 500-mL flasks filled with crushed sweet sorghum stalks as the substrate at different temperatures and moisture contents, which are the two key factors affecting solid -state fermentation. We first ... 115–122. 12. Kargi F, Curme JA, Sheehan JJ (1985) Solid -state fermentation of sweet sorghum to ethanol. Biotechnol Bioeng 27: 34–40. 13. Ho¨lker U, Lenz JR (2005) Solid -state fermentation–are there any biotechnological advantages? Curr Opin Microbiol 8: 301–306. 14. Krishna C (2005) Solid -state fermentation systems-an overview. Crit Rev Biotechnol
Determining the State of Being Subject to Mobbing: A Study on Nurses
... 87-112. Mobbinge Maruz Kalma Durumunun Belirlenmesi: Hemşireler Üzerine Bir Çalışma İlkay Sevinç TURAÇ, Bayram ŞAHİN* Mobbinge Maruz Kalma Durumunun Belirlenmesi: Determining the State of Being Subject to Mobbing: A Hemşireler Üzerine Bir Çalışma Study on Nurses Özet Abstract Hemşirelerin mobbinge maruz kalma durumlarının belirlenmesi amacıyla ... mobbing situations on the communication dimension. The findings further reveal that 68.5% of the nurses are exposed to mobbing generated by their managers. Moreover, while the state of nurses subjected to mobbing shows significant differences regarding working departments, total working hours and whether they are in a management position (p
Maximum a posteriori joint state path and parameter estimation in stochastic differential equations
... functional can be used to construct the joint MAP state- path and parameter estimator for SDEs. We also prove that the minimum energy estimator, which is often thought to be the MAP state- path estimator, actually gives the state paths associated to the MAP noise paths. Furthermore, we prove that the discretized MAP state- path and parameter estimators, which ... shortcomings are more realistic than those that do not. 1 2 Chapter 1. Introduction discrete-time state meas. continuous-time state meas. continuous–discrete state meas. signals time time time Figure 1.1: Graphical representation of the state and measurements for the three model classes. The uncertainty in stochastic dynamical models ... requirement for the adoption of discrete-time MAP state- path smoothing for discretized continuous-time systems is then understanding if and how the discretized MAP state path relates to the MAP state path of the original system. In this thesis we proved that, under some regularity conditions, discretized MAP state- path estimation converges hypographically
Modeling social heterogeneity, neighborhoods and local influences on urban real state prices: spatial dynamic analyses in the Belo Horizonte metropolitan area, Brazil
... urban analysis. 15 Urban real estate markets and spatial complexity Urban real estate markets influence and are influenced by cities’ characteristics and inhabitants’ perceived views, because these markets derive a large part of their value from their location within the city. This dual causality makes real estate markets as complex and multifaceted ... C., Hamelink et al., 1999) on real estate price determination has focused on sub-markets, aiming to find clusters of dwellings with homogeneous characteristics using data-mining techniques. Megbolugbe (1996) states that this is one of the definitions of neighborhood. We believe, however, that the definition that states that neighborhoods “possess an ... influence real 16 estate prices. Indeed, the neighborhood as a socio-spatial construct matters for the economic modeling of real estate. Social science provides useful insights on why neighborhoods, identity and segregational spatial patterns matter (Blakely, 1997; Galster, 2001). However, they do not relate them explicitly to real estate prices. The
Caracterização do regime pluviométrico da região do projeto Rio Formoso na bacia do Araguaia, to., BrasilCharacterization of rainfall patterns in the projeto Rio Formoso region in the Araguaia basin, Tocantins state, Brazil.
... superior a 1.000 mm anuais. Palavras-chave: Precipitação, Veranicos Characterization of Rainfall Patterns in the Projeto Rio Formoso Region in the Araguaia Basin, Tocantins State, Brazil ABSTRACT — The characterization of rainfall patterns is fundamental for deciding farming Tocantins, Brazil. Daily rainfall data were obtained in the period
Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis, 1839 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) as natural enemy of muscoid dipterous collected in cattle dung in south of Goiás State, Brazil.
... bovinas no sul do Estado de Goiás [Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis, 1839 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) as natural enemy of muscoid dipterous collected in cattle dung in south of Goiás State, Brazil] C.H. Marchiori Instituto Luterano de Ensino Superior de Itumbiara-ULBRA Caixa Postal 23-T 75500-000 – Itumbiara, GO Os dípteros caliptrados constituem modelo
Cysticercosis in animals of Sabáudia, Paraná State.
... contamination observed in swines and the low contamination of the bovines reinforce the efficiency of the control measures accomplished in Paraná State. Keywords: swine, bovine, cysticercosis, slaughterhouse, Paraná State REFERÊNCIAS BIBLIOGRÁFICAS AGAPEJEV, S. Aspectos clínicos epidemiológicos da neurocisticercose no Brasil – análise crítica. Arq. ... teníase/cisticercose. ABSTRACT The aim of this work was to verify the occurrence of bovine and swine cysticercosis in animals slaughtered at the Abatedouro Municipal de Sabáudia, Paraná State. The number of daily-abated animals, the number of animals with cysticercus and the number and location of the cysticercus in the animals in a period of twelve months were ... v.58, n.5, p.950-951, 2006 Comunicação [Communication] Cisticercose em animais abatidos em Sabáudia, Estado do Paraná [Cysticercosis in animals of Sabáudia, Paraná State] A.L. Falavigna-Guilherme, K. Silva, S. M. Araújo, M.L. Tobias, D.L.M. Falavigna Laboratório de Parasitologia Ambiental - UEM Av. Colombo, 5790 87020-900 Maringá –
Survey of antibody against IBR on demanding sampling in Minas Gerais State, 1990-1999.
... 2001 COMUNICAÇÃO [Communication] Pesquisa de anticorpos para IBR em amostragem de demanda no Estado de Minas Gerais, 1990-1999 [Survey of antibody against IBR on demanding sampling in Minas Gerais State, 1990-1999] M.A. Rocha, A.M.G. Gouveia, Z.I.P. Lobato, R.C. Leite Escola de Veterinária da UFMG Caixa Postal 567 30123-970 - Belo Horizonte, MG Recebido para publicação ... serologia, diagnóstico ABSTRACT A survey of antibody to IBR was performed by serum neutralization test and ELISA in cattle sera supplied on demand sampling in Minas Gerais State, during the period of 1990 to 1999. Out of 5511 tested samples, 3206 (58.2%) were positive and out of 335 evaluated counties, 313 (93.4%) had at least one positive result.
Selection of the member state from the Region of the Americas Entitled to designate a person to server on the join coordinating board of the UNDP/World Bank/WHO special program for researrch and training in tropical diseases (TDR), on the expiration of th
... acting in its capacity as Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas, is requested to select one Member State entitled to designate a person to serve on the TDR Joint Coordinating Board for a three-year term commencing 1 January 2002. Any Member State from the Region is eligible for selection. CD43/23 (Eng.) Page 2 The Special Program for Research ... Council, acting in its capacity as Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas, is requested to select a Member State entitled to designate a person to serve on the TDR Joint Coordinating Board for a three-year term commencing 1 January 2002. Any Member State from the Region is eligible for selection under paragraph 2.2.2. Summaries of the scientific and technical ... Special Program resources (paragraph 2.2.1 of the Memorandum of Understanding) The Government of Canada is a JCB member until 31 December 2004 and the Government of the United States of America is a member until 31 December 2002. y Twelve government representatives selected by the WHO Regional Committees from among those countries directly affected
Election of the three member states to the Executive Committee on the expiration of the periods of office of Cuba, Nicaragua and United State of America
... 24-28 September 2001 Provisional Agenda Item 3.3 CD43/4 (Eng.) 16 July 2001 ORIGINAL: ENGLISH ELECTION OF THREE MEMBER STATES TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ON THE EXPIRATION OF THE PERIODS OF OFFICE OF CUBA, NICARAGUA AND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA In accordance with Article 15.A of the Constitution of the Pan American Health Organization, "The Executive ... Members: Cuba Nicaragua United States of America September 2001 September 2001 September 2001 Bolivia Canada Guyana September 2002 September 2002 September 2002 El Salvador Jamaica Uruguay September 2003 September 2003 September 2003 CD43/4 (Eng.) Page 2 It is incumbent upon the Directing Council, in conformity with Article 9.B of the Constitution, to elect the Member States ... (Eng.) Page 2 It is incumbent upon the Directing Council, in conformity with Article 9.B of the Constitution, to elect the Member States to replace Cuba, Nicaragua, and United States of America, whose periods of office on the Committee expire as of the close of this Directing Council. For the information of the Council, the annexed chart shows the composition
HIV/STD transmission in gold-mining areas of Bolivar State, Venezuela: interventions for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
... High rates of STDs have been found among FCSWs in the gold-mining areas of Bolívar State, possibly indicative of the lack of power these sex workers have to enforce safe sexual practices with their clients (1–3). Various publications on the gold-mining areas in Bolívar State have mentioned a sharp rise in violence and alcohol and drug abuse (4), which are ... goldmining areas of Venezuela’s Bolívar State (2, 5, 9). From 1995 through the end of 1996, a Caracasbased nongovernmental organization (NGO), Contrasida (“Against AIDS”), developed and implemented an HIV/STD prevention plan covering the various populations living in and around four communities in the heart of Bolívar State? ??s gold-mining region: El Callao, ... the Venezuelan Corporation of Guyana, has moved beyond the exploration phase in the area. But since industrial mining will be the rule in Bolívar State sooner or later, the experiences of this part of the state may serve as an indicator of future trends (10, 11). The El Callao-Las Claritas region is of great economic importance to Venezuela. Its enormous gold
The present state of enteric infections
... STRATEGIES INFECTION S TO REDUCE THE PRESENT MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY STATE OF ENTERIC INFECTIONS by Dr. Nelson Luiz de Araujo Moraes Professor of Preventive Medicine School of Medical Sciences Guanabara State University Brazil FROM EN 1974 PORTUGUESE ENTERIC CSPI9/DT/6 THE PRESENT STATE OF ENTERIC (Eng.) INFECTIONS Enteric infections have ... as occurred with the 1954 epidemic in Itatiba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. 5. shown Mortality Typhoid below: fever mortality TYPHOID varies FEVER MORTALITY Country widely IN YEARS 6. Demographic country CLOSE to country as TO 1966 Rates per i00,000 Inhabitants The Netherlands Sweden UnitedStates Canada Japan France Italy Uruguay Peru Mexico Chile Guatemala Source: from 0.0 0.0 0.0 0. I 0.1 0.2 2.9 3. i 4.8 7.4 Yearbook, 1968. United Nations. Lethality Typhoid ... identification of V. parahaemolyticus as the cause of outbreaks provoked by contaminated seafood in many coastal states, involving various seafoods such as oysters, shrimp, crabs, and lobsters, is entirely consistent with the ecology of these agents in the United States of America. The documentation of these outbreaks was possible only because of the recently generalized use
Intensification of health programs : decisions taken at the meeting of the American Heads of State
... Heads of State, and attended the Meeting of the American Heads of State at Punta del Este; Bearing in mind the Report of the Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau on the Meeting of the American Heads of State (Document CE56/19) and the comments the Representatives made on it during the discussion; CD17/26 (Eng.) Page 2 Mindful that the Heads of State ... the highest level, be placed on the Agenda of the Meeting of the American Heads of State; Considering that the Director took the appropriate steps as instructed, got into touch with the Secretary General of the OAS, the Preparatory Commission of the Meeting of the Heads of State and the Group of Special Advisers appointed by it, the XI Meeting of Consultation ... compliance with these instructions, the Director informed the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States of the Resolution of the Conference, and obtained his full support for the inclusion on the Agenda of the Meeting of Heads of State of an item dealing with health activities. Furthermore, on 31 October 1966 he sent Dr. Mora a letter (Annex