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Purine Carbocyclic Nucleside Analogues as Antiviral Agents 

Chen, Qi (2010-12-07)
The carbocyclic nucleosides aristeromycin and neplanocin A are two of the most potent inhibitors of S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase, an enzyme that plays a critical role in methyl transfer reactions during a viral replication ...

The Purpose of undergraduate rehabilitation education: Implications for Curriculum Development 

Duncan, John (2008-08-15)
The goal of this study was to determine the commonalities and differences of registered and non-registered undergraduate rehabilitation education programs existent in the United States and to identify curriculum commonalities ...

Putting Exchange Back into Leader-Member Exchange (LMX): An Empirical Assessment of a Social Exchange (LMSX) Scale and an Investigation of Personality as an Antecedent 

Bernerth, Jeremy (2005-08-15)
In the early 1970s, researchers began investigating a new approach to the study of leadership within organizations. In contrast to traditional theories of leadership, this new approach proposed the study of leaders and ...

Pyridoxine (Pyridoxamine) 5'-phosphate Oxidase in Arabidopsis Thaliana 

Sang, Yuying (2008-12-15)
Vitamin B6 is the collective term for a group of three related compounds, pyridoxine (PN), pyridoxal (PL) and pyridoxamine (PM), and their phosphorylated derivatives, pyridoxine 5'-phosphate (PNP), pyridoxal 5'-phosphate ...

Pyrite Biomineralization and Arsenic Sequestration at a Florida Industrial Site: Imaging and Geochemical Analysis 

Wilson, Theodore (2018-04-13)
A yearlong field-scale bioremediation experiment was conducted at a Florida industrial site, where groundwater in an unconfined aquifer was contaminated by an arsenic-based herbicide. The bioremediation technique stimulated ...

q-Steiner Systems and their Automorphisms 

Dempsey, Emily M. (2017-11-30)
The q-analog of t-designs and Steiner systems arises canonically from replacing sets of conventional t-designs by vector spaces over GF(q) and their orders with the dimensions. Thomas introduced these generalizations ...

QM/MM/MC Simulations for the Elucidation of Ionic Liquid Solvent Effects upon Organic Reactions 

Allen, Caley (2013-04-30)
The research in this dissertation is focused on elucidating and understanding ionic liquid solvent effects on classical organic reactions. Ionic liquids are an exciting class of solvents that have attracted the attention ...

QoS/QoE Provisioning in Emerging 5G Wireless Networks 

He, Zhifeng (2016-12-09)
In recent years, there has been a drastic growth in wireless traffic, and in the near future, a majority of wireless traffic will be video-related. How to support the increasing demand of radio resources from the ...

The QR Algorithm for Eigenvalue Estimation: Theory and Experiments 

Feng, Wei (2008-12-15)
In this thesis, we explore one of the most important numerical algorithms ever invented, the QR algorithm for computing matrix eigenvalues. First, we describe out notations and mathematical symbols used throughout the ...

A QTL Map for Growth and Morphometric Traits Using a Channel Catfish X Blue Catfish Interspecific Hybrid System 

Hutson, Alison (2008-12-15)
Many genetic programs have been designed to enhance performance for different desired traits in ictalurid catfish. Using quantitative trait loci (QTL) analysis, specific culture traits can be identified so that the performance ...

Qualifying the Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity and Corresponding Infiltration Processes 

Alakayleh, Zuhier (2019-12-05)
Many engineering systems such as the hydraulic barriers and infiltration practices are designed based on the understanding of water infiltration through the subsurface. Among the soil hydraulic properties, the saturated ...

Quality Control, Sensitivity Analysis, and Development of Traffic Factors for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design 

Mai, Derong (2013-11-15)
The Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) is well-recognized as the next generation of pavement design. State transportation agencies across the U.S. are moving toward this method by implementing the MEPDG ...

Quality Evaluation of Live Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) based on Textural Profiling Analysis, Free Amino Acids Analysis, and Consumer Sensory Evaluation 

Wang, Jue (2015-07-31)
The consumption of live eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) has become an important part of the diet for consumers in the United States. Because large amounts of oysters are grown every year, it is necessary for oyster ...

Quality in Family Child Care: The Voice of the Family Child Care Provider 

Newell, Amy (2009-04-14)
The primary purposes of this study are to explore the provider perspective on quality in family child care (FCC) and patterns of relationship between the provider perspective and the research-based perspective on quality ...

Quality of Life, Functional Performance, and User Satisfaction of Lower Limb Prosthesis Clients 

DadeMatthews, Oluwagbemiga (2022-08-03)
Limb loss is more common than many people realize. There are over two million people with amputated limbs in the United States and the numbers are expected to double in 2050. Despite the advances in prosthetic device ...

Quality or Quantity: Which is More Important for Adult Child-Parent Relationships? 

Voigt, Natasha (2019-07-12)
The purpose of this study was to explore, in a community sample, the association between quality and quantity of parent-adult child interactions and parents’ ratings of parent-adult child relationship quality. Additionally, ...

Quality Performance in Community Pharmacies: An Exploration of Pharmacists' Perceptions and Predictors 

Teeter, Benjamin (2015-09-23)
The improvement of healthcare quality has become an increasingly important issue in recent years. In an effort to improve quality of care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has created a star rating system ...

Quality-Aware Data Crowdsourcing and Federated Learning in Wireless Networks 

Zhao, Yuxi (2022-11-21)
Data crowdsourcing (referred to as ``crowdsourcing'' for brevity) has found a wide range of applications. In principle, crowdsourcing leverages the ``wisdom'' of a potentially large crowd of workers (e.g., mobile users) ...

Quantification of Ergonomic Risk Factors in Southeastern Logging Operations 

Lynch, Stephanie (2017-07-18)
This dissertation aimed to expose and partially fill a gap in logging research regarding ergonomic risk factors associated with operating logging machines in the fully mechanized logging operations typical in the southeastern ...

Quantification of Soil Macropore Characteristics using X-ray Computed Tomography 

Budhathoki, Suman (2021-08-05)
Soil macropores, such as root channels and earthworm burrows, constitute only a small fraction of the total soil volume but contribute largely to the transport of water and solutes in subsurface flows. One of the challenges ...