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Roles of Large Loops in Catalytic Versatility of Catalase-Peroxidases: Significance of Peripheral Structures in Improvising Enzyme Functions 

Kudalkar, Shalley (2012-05-07)
Catalase-peroxidases are bifunctional enzymes that catalyze the removal of hydrogen peroxide by two distinct pathways (catalase and peroxidase). They are central to antibiotic resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and ...

The Roles of Leadership in High Performing High Poverty Schools: A Case Study of Four Torchbearer Principals and Their Schools 

Ross, Craig (2013-03-21)
This study presents a comparative case study of four Torchbearer high performing-high poverty schools located in south Alabama. Using the underlying assumption that all children can learn and that principals are integral ...

The Roles of Touching and Massage Among Occupational Therapists and Teachers in Early Intervention Programs 

Gray, Gwendolyn (2008-12-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine what occupational therapists and teachers in early intervention programs know about touching and massage; their personal attitudes about touching and being touched; and their ...

Roles of Two Interhelical Insertions in Catalase-peroxidase Catalysis: Tracing the Impact of Peripheral Protein Structures on Heme Enzyme Function 

Li, Yongjiang (2005-08-15)
Monofunctional peroxidases and bifunctional catalase-peroxidases share almost superimposable active sites, yet peroxidases lack appreciable catalase activity. Moreover, catalase-peroxidases catalyze both catalase and ...

Roles, Relationships, and Power: The Patterns of Knowledge Co-Construction in an Online Educational Leadership Course 

Slear, James (2020-07-16)  ETD File Embargoed
Social interaction is an essential component of learning, but the online learning environment presents challenges to creating meaningful interactions (Palloff & Pratt, 2003; Simonsen, 2015). Researchers have long sought ...

Roll & Bank Estimation Using GPS/INS and Suspension Deflections 

Brown, Lowell (2012-07-25)
This thesis presents three methods that provide and estimate of road bank by decoupling the vehicle roll due to dynamics and roll due road bank. Suspension deflection measurements were used to provide a measurement of the ...

Romantic Relationship Attachment and Identity Style as Predictors of Adolescent Interpersonal Competence: A Mediation Model 

Paulk, Amber (2008-08-15)
Since interpersonal competence is such a significant predictor of a variety of important outcomes for adolescents, the central goal of the current study was to investigate the developmental factors of attachment style and ...

Romantic relationship investment and commitment: An expansion of the Investment Model conceptualization 

Dutta, Nicole (2015-12-08)
Objective: Rusbult (1980) postulated that the endowment of personal contributions to a romantic relationship increases relationship commitment. This two-study project developed and psychometrically tested a theoretical ...

Romantic Relationship Trajectories: A Qualitative Analysis of Young Adults Exposed to Marital Violence 

Carlson, Camille (2016-08-05)
Guided by a review of the literature on the theory of intergenerational transmission of violence (ITV) and Johnson’s typology of violence, the current study qualitatively examined 25 young adults’ romantic relationship ...

Roosting behavior and habitat dynamics of male Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) following a large-scale natural disturbance 

Moosman, Paul (2005-08-15)
Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) have been the subject of numerous ecological studies, partly because they are endangered. A majority of research has focused on maternity colonies and relatively less is known about males. ...

Rooting Evaluation of Kiwifruit (Actinidia chinesis) and Effects of Anaerobiosis on Bud Break 

Sims, Bradley (2011-05-05)
Two unrelated studies were conducted in completion of this degree. The first study evaluated different rates of growth hormone on softwood kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis) cuttings to determine the proper rate for optimal ...

Rooting Response of Deciduous Azaleas, Rhododendron Section Pentanthera, Stem Cuttings to Mist Regimes and Media Mixes 

Thompson, Patrick (2018-11-15)
Rooting of stem cuttings of Escatawpa azalea, Rhododendron austrinum (Small) Rehder ‘Escatawpa’, was evaluated on four harvest dates in six media mixes under two mist regimes. Data was collected at 2 week intervals from 6 ...

Roots: From Crop Duster to Airline; The Origins of Delta Air Lines to World War II 

Hoogerwerf, James (2010-12-06)
Delta Air Lines (Delta) is one of the great surviving legacy airlines of the first century of flight. In the annals of American aviation history its origins are unique. Delta’s beginning can be traced to the arrival of ...

A ROUGH SURFACE MIXED LUBRICATION MODEL OF MACHINE COMPONENT INTERFACES WITH AN EXPERIEMENTAL EVALUATION 

Chu, Nolan (2023-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
This work develops a numerical methodology for predicting the performance of an automotive piston ring system by considering contact and lubrication mechanics. The rough surface contact mechanics and lubrication occurs ...

Roundup over the Top of Container-Grown Nursery Plants 

Van Hoogmoed, Albert (2010-08-02)
Nine species of container-grown plants were treated over-the-top with Roundup Pro® at 4 rates: 0.28, 0.56, 1.12, and 2.24 kg ai/ha (0.25, 0.5, 1.0 and 2.0 lb ai/A) once in June 2007, September 2007, or February 2008. A ...

Routing Metrics for Multi-Hop Wireless Mesh Networks 

Qi, Bing (2009-05-04)
Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have gained considerable popularity recently. Most research on WMNs focuses on improving network capacity, because WMNs suffer from severe throughput degradation due to interferences. Among ...

RTAH: Resource and Thermal Aware Hadoop 

Gautam, Dudeja (2014-07-02)
The amount of unstructured data, also known as Big Data in Internet is growing every day. Because the Big data is unstructured, a large-scale distributed batch processing infrastructure like Hadoop is used instead of ...

Runoff Generation in Pastures of the Appalachian Plateau Region of North Alabama 

Sen, Sumit (2009-05-04)
A detailed hillslope-scale hydrologic study was conducted in a pasture at the Sand Mountain region of north Alabama, USA. A 0.12 ha hillslope was intensively instrumented using 31 distributed surface and subsurface runoff ...

Rural Grass Roots Coalitions: A Study of the Relationship Between Resources and Sustainability in Eliminating Health Disparities 

Warren, Hope Robinson (2011-05-04)
Studies show that health disparities are the end result of culturally ingrained health related practices. There exists a need for multisectorial involvement which directs interventions upward from the areas of greatest ...

Rural School Counselors' Perceptions of Children and Adolescents Living in Poverty : A Phenomenological Study 

Jones, Christi (2017-11-29)
This phenomenological study explored perceptions of rural school counselors toward children and adolescents living in poverty. Eight rural school counselors, employed at high poverty schools, completed on-line demographic ...