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The protective effects of stearidonic acid on adipogenesis and neurotoxicity 

Li, Yueru (2017-01-04)
Abstract The ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), in fish oil have been reported to have protective effects on metabolic syndrome-related diseases, such ...

Protective Efficacy of a Recombinant Newcastle Disease Virus against Infectious Bronchitis 

Khalid, Zubair (2021-07-13)
A previous study has reported that Newcastle disease virus (NDV) recombinant LaSota strain (rLS) expressing infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) Arkansas-type (Ark) trimeric spike ectodomain (Se) (rLS/ArkSe) provides suboptimal ...

Protective role of adiponectin in volume overload-induced heart failure 

Wang, Lili (2014-12-09)
Heart failure (HF) is approaching epidemic proportions in United States. Adiponectin is a protein hormone that plays an important role in modulating glucose uptake and fatty acid β-oxidation in the heart. It has been well ...

Protest Activities in Southern Universities, 1965-1972 

Grabarek, Kristin (2006-05-15)
This thesis examines the existence and character of protest movements in southern universities from the fall of 1965 through the spring of 1972, and offers an explanation for the student dissent in the South in these years ...

Protocol Design and Performance Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks 

Kondareddy, Yogesh (2010-09-24)
A cognitive radio is a frequency agile wireless communication device based on software defined radio that enables dynamic spectrum access. cognitive radio represents a significant paradigm change in spectrum regulation ...

A Protocol to Assess the Impact of Crude Oil and Fuel Price Fluctuations on Future Asphalt Prices in the State of Alabama: A Stochastic Risk Assessment Approach 

Cardinal, Kaylyn (2018-07-18)
Since the introduction of asphalt in the year 1870, it has become one of the main components of horizontal construction. According to the National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA), asphalt covers approximately 94 percent ...

Prototyping the Reference Implementation of Persistent Non-Blocking Collective Communication in MPI 

Morgan, Ian Bradley (2017-07-26)
This research focuses on the design, prototype implementation and standardization sta- tus of persistent non-blocking collective operations for the Message Passing Interface (MPI) standard, through functional extension of ...

Provenance and Basin Tectonics of Oligocene-miocene Sequences of the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh 

Zahid, Khandaker (2005-12-15)
Oligocene and Miocene strata of the Bengal basin, Bangladesh, show significant changes in sediment composition and record sediment-input history from different sources adjacent to the basin. Oligocene Barail sands (Qt70F2L28) ...

Provenance and Composition of Impactite Sands; AU Drill Core #09-04, Wetumpka Impact Structure, Alabama 

Rodesney, Steven (2014-04-29)
The Wetumpka impact structure is a Late Cretaceous shallow-marine impact crater about 6 km in diameter located in central Alabama. The target consisted of Upper Cretaceous sediments that were unconformably overlying Piedmont ...

Provenance of a boulder-bearing impact breccia from surface outcrops and a drill-core from the Wetumpka Impact Structure, Elmore County, Alabama 

Chinchalkar, Neeraja (2019-07-15)
The Wetumpka crater is a shallow marine impact structure located in the Elmore County, Alabama. The impact event occurred at approximately 85 Ma, during Late Cretaceous. The target was a shallow marine environment with a ...

Provenance of Lower Pennsylvanian Pottsville Formation, Cahaba Basin, Alabama 

Peavy, Tara (2008-12-15)
The Cahaba basin, also known as the Cahaba Synclinorium, of north-central Alabama contains a thick (>2.5 km) synorogenic clastic wedge belonging to the Lower Pennsylvanian Pottsville Formation. Sediment composition and ...

Providing a Voice to Those who Cannot Speak: The Use of the Digital Archaeological Record in Charting the Evolution of the African-American Community 

Rudder, Justin (2014-12-09)
In order to understand the foundations of African-American culture, one must look beyond the meager amount of written records available to researchers and study evidence that many scholars consider unconventional including ...

Providing Personalized Feedback Regarding Alcohol Use in a Group Format to College Freshmen 

Henslee, Amber (2008-08-15)
College student alcohol use has become an increasing public health concern in recent years. In particular, risky alcohol use behaviors such as binge drinking episodes and methods in which to intervene have become areas ...

Providing Psychometric Support for the READI-SF among Clinic-Referred Latino Families 

Cotter, Allison (2019-07-23)
Given the high prevalence of child mental health problems and their long-lasting negative consequences if left untreated, it is important to investigate factors that affect family engagement in psychological intervention ...

A Pseudo-Experimental Investigation of the Efficacy of Asynchronous Instruction for Novice Sight-Singers 

Craft, Jeremy (2021-07-19)
The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of teaching sight-singing to novice, vocal music readers using a structured instructional model through an asynchronous format. Sight-singing literature is inconclusive ...

The Psychometric Assessment of Meaning-making: Reactions to Everyday Dilemmas (Red) 

Salter, Robin (2006-12-15)
According to Robert Kegan (1994), many people are essentially “in over their heads” in trying to meet the conceptual and emotional demands of everyday life. In the workplace, this phenomenon may be exacerbated if jobs are ...

Psychometric Evaluation of the Child Rearing Inventory (CRI) in an Online Sample of Parents of Children Ages 3 to 12 

Jimenez, Giselle (2023-06-29)  ETD File Embargoed
Parental tolerance has previously been defined as the function of how annoyed a parent becomes by their child’s defiant or disruptive behavior. However, there has been little research on parental tolerance as a construct ...

A Psychometric Evaluation of the Revised Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5-R) in a Trauma-Exposed Community Sample 

Jackson, Brianna (2023-07-27)  ETD File Embargoed
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) is a widely used, well-validated structured diagnostic interview for PTSD. The CAPS-5 was recently revised to address limitations of the current instrument. This ...

Psychometric Properties of the Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System (DPICS): Investigating Updated Versions across Diagnostic Subgroups 

Cotter, Allison (2016-11-09)
Evidence-based assessment requires the use of diverse methods that incorporate multiple informants and demonstrate adequate psychometrics. The Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System (DPICS) is an analogue behavioral ...

Psychopathy and Choice of Victims: Implications for the Sub-Categorization and Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders 

Sikorski, Jason (2005-12-15)
Adolescent sexual offenders are responsible for a considerable portion of the sexual abuse victimization that takes place in American society today. Convicted sexual offenders report that they most often began their sexual ...