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Iron fists or velvet gloves: examining antecendents and consequences of board control orientation and collaboration orientation 

Schwarte, Ying (2021-07-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Following corporate scandals of 1990s and early 2000s, corporations in both United States and Europe began to untangle the board leadership structure and separate the Board Chair and the CEO positions. The working relationship ...

Iron-Regulatory Function of Hepcidin in the Channel Catfish and Western Clawed Frog 

Hu, Xueyou (2008-05-15)
Hepcidin, originally identified as a 25 amino acid (aa) antimicrobial peptide made in the liver, is a small peptide hormone that has been shown to be the long-sought regulator of iron metabolism in humans and mice. Although ...

Iron-Sulfur Cluster-Containing Enzymes Involved in Isoprenoid Biosynthesis and Electron Bifurcation 

Ghebreamlak, Selamawit (2016-05-05)
Iron-sulfur-cluster-containing proteins are present in all living organisms. They are involved in a wide array of biological processes such as electron transfer, substrate binding and activation, regulation of enzyme ...

Irrigation and Certificate of Use Compliance in the Wiregrass Region of Alabama 

Barbre, Nicholas (2017-04-24)
Alabama passed the Water Resources Act of 1993 that included a Certificate of Use (CoU) program for users that have the capacity to withdraw 100,000 gallons per day or more. However, there is concern that some irrigation ...

Irrigation and Water Use Reporting in the Tennessee Valley Region of Alabama 

Roland, Jarrett (2019-06-27)
Irrigation is the largest consumptive use of water in the United States. Accurate monitoring of water use for irrigation is critical for a state to sustainably manage its water resources. Federal programs provide valuable ...

Irrigation, Income Distribution, and Industrialized Agriculture in the Southeast United States 

Bai, Dan (2008-12-15)
Improved availability of irrigation water in agriculture can stabilize crop yields and therefore incomes for adopting producers. However, because of unequal distribution of access to land and water, irrigation may have ...

Is it worth the regret? Deciding to engage in employee voice 

Willits, Taylor (2019-04-18)
Employee voice and silence can have major implications, both positive and negative, at every level of an organization, especially when related to important workplace issues. Accordingly, the decision to speak up is often ...

Is the Continuity of Care for Comorbidities among Breast Cancer Patients Related to Treatment Adherence and Survival Outcomes? 

Cheng, Ning (2019-07-23)  ETD File Embargoed
Background: Breast cancer patients with comorbidities need to see multiple healthcare providers. These patients often need to take multiple medications, have frequent health care service utilization and high costs, and ...

Is the Level of Weight Gain During College Freshmen’s First Semester Related to Changes in the Regulation of Food, Strength Training, and Appearance Satisfaction, During the Second Semester? 

Peters, Suzanne (2011-11-15)
Multiple studies have found that college students gain a significant amount of weight during their college career. The present study goes beyond measuring the amount of weight that college student gain, and identifies ...

Is There a Gap of Banking Efficiency Between Accession and Non-accession Countries in Central and Eastern Europe 

Wu, Tong (2006-12-15)
This thesis divides the Central and Eastern European countries into two groups: accession countries which have or will attend Europe Union and non-accession countries which are not willing to attend Europe Union. The ...

Is There an Equity Gap in Marching Band Competition? Relationships between School Demographics and Participation and Competitive Rankings at Bands of America Marching Competitions 

Lenard, Martin (2021-04-27)
Socioeconomic status (SES) is linked to multiple interacting systems, including students’ racial and ethnic background, grade level, and school/neighborhood location (Brooks-Gunn & Duncan, 1997). In music education research ...

#IslamicState: An Analysis of Tweets in Support of ISIS After the November 2015 Attacks In Paris 

Guthrie, Amanda (2018-07-31)
With the popularity and ease of using social media platforms, users are able to, in varying capacities, connect with others in varying capacities. During 2015, there were approximately 305 million worldwide active monthly ...

Isolation and Assessment of Nitrogen-Fixing and Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria for Use as Biofertilizers 

Xu, Jia (2014-12-10)
Nitrogen and phosphorus are essential macronutrients for plant growth. The major sources of N and P in agriculture are chemical fertilizers. Nitrogen in the soil can be lost due to denitrification, leaching, and volatilization. ...

Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus spp. as Potential Probiotics for Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus 

Ran, Chao (2013-07-18)
Enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC), caused by the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri, is considered the most important bacterial disease of cultured channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and is estimated to cost the industry ...

Isolation and Characterization of SCARECROW Suppressor Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana 

Mekala, Vijaya (2008-12-15)
SCARECROW (SCR) is a transcriptional regulator that plays key roles in several developmental processes in a model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. SCR orthologs have been identified in agriculturally important plants such as ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Acclimated Poncirus trifoliata and Citrus unshiu 

Zhang, Cankui (2005-08-15)
Many adverse environmental conditions can affect the productivity and distribution of plant species. Low temperature is one of the most common stresses faced by many plants. Many plants are able to increase their freezing ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Treated Poncirus trifoliata 

Meng, Shasha (2006-12-15)
Low temperature is one of the most critical environmental factors limiting plant growth and productivity. To survive, plants have developed a complex stress response system for defense against various environmental factors. ...

Isolation, Identification, Culture, Cryopreservation, Genetic Transformation and Transplantation of Catfish Germline Stem Cells 

Mei, Shang (2013-11-25)
The hybrid of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ♀ × blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) ♂ (C × B) is the best catfish for pond culture. The current technology, artificial fertilization and handstripping is labor intensive, ...

Isoperimetric Properties of the Circle 

Holman, Kimberly (2022-05-03)
Jakob Steiner and Karl Weierstrass provided formal proofs of the isoperimetric property of the circle in the late 1830s. New mathematical tools, proof language, and concepts were needed to prove this rather obvious fact, ...

Isoprenoid synthesis: New roles for iron sulfur clusters 

Adedeji, Dolapo (2007-08-15)
Spectroscopic investigations of the GcpE and LytB enzymes involved in the last two steps of the DOXP pathway for isoprene synthesis have been described. YfgB, one of the accessory proteins has also been characterized. ...