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“I am like a child who of diverse / flowers intends to form a beautiful garland”: Moderata Fonte’s Revisions of Gender in Floridoro 

Putnam, Christie-Anne (2010-05-05)
Sixteenth-century Venetian author Moderata Fonte’s first literary work, Tredici canti del Floridoro, is compared to the epic romance of Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso to suggest why and how a woman writer begins to model her ...

“I SEE You”: A Descriptive Analysis of Shared Emotional Experiences During Mother-Infant Interaction 

Sjolseth, Sheila (2022-07-16)  ETD File Embargoed
Extensive research and theory recognize the bidirectional contributions of parent and infant to the quality of early relationships. During mother-infant interaction, shared emotional experiences, defined as reciprocal and ...

I-weight, special base properties and related covering properties 

Bailey, Bradley (2005-12-15)
Alleche, Arhangel'ski\u{\i} and Calbrix defined the notion of a sharp base and posed the question: Is there a regular space with a sharp base whose product with [0, 1] does not have a sharp base? Chapter 2 contains an ...

ICD-11 Versus DSM-5 Conceptualizations of Posttraumatic Psychopathology: Implications for Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Measurement of PTSD and Complex PTSD 

Camden, Abigail (2022-04-25)  ETD File Embargoed
ICD-11 and DSM-5 represent disparate approaches to diagnostic categories and criteria for posttraumatic psychopathology. First, DSM-5 follows a broad approach to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom criteria, whereas ...

Ice Formation and the Affects of Cold Acclimation on Cold Hardiness in a Subtropical Fruit Species 

Carter, Philip (2007-12-15)
Fruit production in the southeastern United States is highly vulnerable to freezes. Understanding the mechanism of damage in various fruit crops leads to methods for mitigation of damage through direct protection, cultural ...

Ideal protein concept and its application in practical diets for Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus 

Nguyen, Lay Jr (2017-11-16)
Protein is considered the most important dietary component as it comprises a significant proportion of whole body dry matter of fish. As it has high cost per unit, provision of feed meeting an exact requirement for protein ...

Identification and analysis of genome-wide SNPs provide insight into signatures of selection and domestication in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) 

Sun, Luyang (2014-12-10)
Domestication and selection for important performance traits can impact the genome, which is most often reflected by reduced heterozygosity in and surrounding genes related to traits affected by selection. In this study, ...

Identification and analysis of recently duplicated genes in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) genome 

Zhang, Yu (2013-12-04)
Gene duplication is an important source of genetic innovation and structure and usually associated to the lineage-specific adaptive trait during evolution, such as genes related to immunity, development and reproduction. ...

Identification and Characterization of Molecular Correlates of Disease in Invasive Streptococcus and Staphylococcus Infection Models 

Davis, Richard IV (2015-07-29)
Invasion into the host vasculature marks a dangerous, and often times fatal, complication of bacterial infections. One such severely invasive bacterium, Streptococcus pyogenes, is estimated to affect 18 million people ...

Identification and characterization of suppressors of the non-fermentable carbon source defects of coa1Δ 

Zhao, Yunfeng (2013-11-21)
The assembly of cytochrome c oxidase (COX) in yeast mitochondria is dependent on the assembly factor Coa1. ATP1 was identified as a multi-copy suppressor of the coa1∆ respiration defect. ATP1 is additive with previously ...

Identification and Classification of Geographically Isolated Wetlands in North Alabama using Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GeOBIA) 

Jones, Tyler (2013-04-05)
Due to recent Supreme Court rulings there has been an increased interest in the isolated wetlands of the United States. These types of wetlands while generally smaller in extent than traditional wetlands serve vital ...

Identification and Distribution of Fungal Pathogens Associated with Loblolly Pine Defoliation and Tree Mortality in the Southeastern United States 

Datta, Debit (2021-12-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) is a predominant timber species native to the southeastern United States. Since 2016, the species has been experiencing needle defoliation and tree mortality. Symptoms appear as yellowing to ...

The Identification and Implementation of Key Characteristics of Exemplary Career and Technical Education Programs in Rural Areas 

Davis, Kimberly (2020-07-22)
The increased demand for a skilled workforce has placed new challenges on rural school districts. Students are provided the opportunity to obtain the skills required to fill the workforce needs through exemplary career and ...

Identification and isolation of five developmental stages in GM-CSF-stimulated murine bone marrow culture. 

Rogers, Peter (2018-04-24)
Dendritic cells (DCs) are highly potent cells that link the innate immunity with the adaptive. However, these cell types (and their precursors) are extremely rare in vivo. Considerable work has been done to map the development ...

Identification and Predictive Modeling of High Propensity of Defects and Field Failure in Copper-aluminum Wire Bond Interconnect under Exposure to High Temperature and Humidity 

Luo, Yihua (2018-07-25)
Semiconductor packaging industry is undergoing a paradigm shift from gold to copper wire bonding. The main driving force behind this shift is the much lower raw material cost of copper compared to gold as well as superior ...

Identification and Validation of Competencies Needed by Practitioners Working in the Field of Rehabilitation Employment Services 

Tew-Washburn, Suzanne (2006-05-15)
The purpose of this research was to identify and validate the competencies needed by individuals working in the field of rehabilitation employment services to perform their jobs effectively. Through an on-line survey, ...

Identification of A New Pharmacological Modulator for P2Y2 Receptor Activity 

Alsadah, Eiman (2018-04-23)
P2Y2 is a G-protein-coupled membrane receptor activated by ATP or UTP nucleotides. They play major roles in cellular physiology in different aspects including inflammatory responses and apoptosis. Therefore, P2Y2 receptor ...

Identification of a Tethered Satellite Using an Extended Kalman Filter 

Volovecky, Elizabeth (2007-12-15)
Recent studies involving a tethered satellite system(s) (TSS) have increased due to the importance of accurately identifying and analyzing the motion of a TSS. If the motion of a tethered satellite is not accurately ...

Identification of Adsorption Mechanisms of Sulfur Heterocycles via Surface Analysis of Selected Metal-Doped Adsorbent Materials for Logistics Fuels Desulfurization 

Heinzel, John (2013-12-03)
The removal of sulfur from distillate fuels is a difficult operation, which carries a cost associated with the capital equipment and production of hydrogen or other reagents necessary to drive the process. While specifications ...

The Identification of Critical Active-Site Groups and Catalytic Steps Governing the Desulfonation Reaction by Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase 

Robbins, John (2012-10-08)
The alkanesulfonate monooxygenase enzyme (SsuD) catalyzes the oxygenolytic cleavage of a carbon-sulfur bond of sulfonated substrates. A mechanism involving acid-base catalysis is proposed for the desulfonation mechanism ...