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  1. Patentando ADN

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    Carlos Augusto Conde Gutiérrez

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available Los sistemas de patentes en los países desarrollados han hecho diferentes interpretaciones o creado nuevos estándares con el fin de adoptar secuencias de ADN como una entidad patentable, independientemente del hecho de que el ADN en principio no cumplía los requisitos para obtener una patente (novedad, nivel inventivo y aplicación industrial –utilidad– y materia objeto de patentes. Este enfoque benefició I&D en la industria de la biotecnología. Sin embargo, las patentes representan también una amenaza para I&D. Este artículo analiza cómo los sistemas de patentes en Europa adoptaron las secuencias de ADN y cómo podría afectar a las patentes I&D en biotecnología.

  2. ADN et chromosomes

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    Hayes, Hélène

    2000-01-01

    Chaque chromosome contient une seule molécule d’ADN. L’ADN déroulé d’un noyau de cellule humaine mesurerait environ 1,8 m : chaque molécule d’ADN est enroulée et compactée en plusieurs étapes, grâce à l’association de différentes protéines, et loge dans le noyau de 6 µm de diamètre. Le degré de condensation de l’ADN est variable selon les régions chromosomiques et les régions les moins condensées sont les plus riches en gènes. L’ADN est composé d’une variété de séquences codantes ou non et ré...

  3. Analyzing ADN competencies.

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    Mitchell, P R

    1989-01-01

    El Paso Community College District, using the DACUM Process, identified 19 major competency areas with 313 specific competencies for AD Nursing. This article provides an overview of the DACUM Process, a discussion of the application to the ADN program, a summary of the results, and future activities.

  4. Characterization of ADN and ADN-Based propellants

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    Jones, David E.G.; Kwok, Queenie S.M.; Vachon, Marie; Badeen, Christopher; Ridley, William [Canadian Explosives Research Laboratory, 555 Booth St., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G1 (Canada)

    2005-04-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN), NH{sub 4}N(NO{sub 2}){sub 2} is being considered as one of the potential new energetic oxidizers for composite propellants. In this study, ADN crystals, prills and two ADN-based propellants having different relative amounts of ingredients were characterized. The concentration of the crystals and the prills samples was determined using ion chromatography. The thermal behavior of the crystals, prills and propellants was studied using DSC, simultaneous TG-DTA-FTIR-MS, ARC (accelerating rate calorimeter), HFC (heat flux calorimeter) and INC (isothermal nanocalorimeter). Decomposition of ADN was observed from all of the samples at temperatures above the melting point of ADN (92 C). Formation of N{sub 2}O, NO{sub 2}, H{sub 2}O, CO{sub 2}, CO, N{sub 2} and NO was detected during the ADN decomposition. The thermal stability of the ADN samples at temperatures below the melting point of ADN was studied. Early solid decomposition of ADN, which generates N{sub 2}O and H{sub 2}O, was observed at 60 C. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) and impact sensitivity of the ADN samples were determined. The crystals and prills are sensitive to impact, while the two propellants are relatively less ESD and impact sensitive. (Abstract Copyright [2005], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  5. Assimilation Dynamic Network (ADN) Project

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — The Assimilation Dynamic Network (ADN) is a dynamic inter-processor communication network that spans heterogeneous processor architectures, unifying components,...

  6. Marcadores virológicos no convencionales en pacientes infectados con el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana: ADN HIV-T, ADN HIV- 2LTR y ARN de HIV Non conventional virological markers in HIV-infected patients: T-HIV DNA, 2LTR-HIV DNA and HIV RNA

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    Rosana Gariglio

    2004-10-01

    Full Text Available La terapia antirretroviral de alta eficacia (TAAE induce una reducción marcada y persistente de la viremia plasmática, contribuyendo a disminuir la mortalidad y morbilidad de los pacientes HIV-positivos. Así, la carga viral (CV es el método de referencia para evaluar la eficacia terapéutica. Sin embargo, aun en presencia de una TAAE eficiente no se ha logrado la erradicación viral. En este estudio analizamos la presencia del ADN total de HIV (ADN HIV-T, del ADN no integrado con 2LTR (ADN HIV-2LTR y del ARN de HIV, en un grupo de 55 pacientes HIV-positivos en distintos estadios clínicos, con y sin TAAE, mediante ensayos de PCR con revelado colorimétrico en microplaca, optimizados en nuestro laboratorio. La sensibilidad clínica del ARN del HIV fue evaluada con el bDNA, resultando del 74% y del 64%, respectivamente, con una concordancia del 85%. Este ensayo podría ser utilizado en el seguimiento de pacientes bajo TAAE. El ADN HIV-2LTR resultó positivo en el 54% aunque estuvo ausente en pacientes con elevada CV. Este marcador se consideraba un producto lábil y su presencia se asociaba a infección reciente. Sin embargo, actuales evidencias ponen en discusión su estabilidad por lo que su significado clínico debe ser reconsiderado. La ausencia del ADN HIV-2LTR en pacientes con CV detectable puede relacionarse con la heterogeneidad de la secuencia utilizada para su detección. El ADN HIV-T estuvo presente en el 100% de las muestras y resultaría relevante como marcador de remisión cuando se dispongan de terapias que efectivamente erradiquen la infección.Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART induces a persistent reduction of the plasmatic viremia, contributing to decrease mortality and morbidity of infected people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV. Thus, viral load (VL is the reference method to evaluate therapy effectiveness. However, even in the presence of efficient HAART viral eradication was yet not achieved. In this

  7. Comparison of evidenced and expected ADN competencies.

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    Burch, S; Joyce-Nagata, B; Reeb, R

    1991-01-01

    These study findings indicate that nursing service administrators in the State of Mississippi expect strong technical level skills from the ADN. Congruency between nursing education and nursing service was validated. The predominance of role competencies outlined by nurse educators were validated as both expected and evidenced for the ADN in the State of Mississippi. Competencies need to be continually evaluated to reflect changes in the health delivery system as related to the ADN.

  8. Quimera de ADN polimerasa del fago 29

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    Lázaro, José M; de Vega, Miguel; Salas, Margarita; Blanco, Luis; Mencía, Mario

    2009-01-01

    Quimera de ADN polimerasa del fago 29. La presente invención se encuadra dentro del campo de la biotecnología. Específicamente, se refiere a una quimera de ADN polimerasa que comprende una región aminoterminal (N-terminal), que codifica para una ADN polimerasa del tipo 29, y una región carboxilo-terminal (C-terminal), que comprende, al menos, un dominio HhH, que se encuentran unidas mediante una secuencia aminoacídica conectora y a su uso para la replicación, amplifi...

  9. DAO Spectroscopic classification of SN 2016adn

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    Balam, D. D.; Graham, M. L.

    2016-02-01

    A spectrum was obtained of AT2016adn on UT Feb. 11.30 UT using the 1.82-m Plaskett telescope (National Research Council of Canada) covering the range 380-910 nm (resolution 0.51 nm). Cross-correlation with a template library using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) shows 2016adn to be a normal type-Ia supernova approximately 2 days post maximum light.

  10. The LPN-ADN articulation project.

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    Perlich, L J; Hopkin, L A; Kalunian, K; LeGault, G; Fried, M

    1989-01-01

    Faced with a staffing situation where RN positions were needed but there were more LPN positions than were needed. Tucson Medical Center began an LPN-ADN articulation project to rectify the situation without resorting to layoffs. With the cooperation of a local junior college, LPNs are enrolled in ADN programs that provide a more flexible work/study situation. This article describes the program and the results thus far.

  11. Combustion wave structure of ADN based composite propellant

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    Fujisato, Koji; Habu, Hiroto; Hori, Keiichi; Shibamoto, Hidefumi; Yu, Xiuchao; Miyake, Atsumi

    2013-01-01

    Combustion characteristics of pelletized ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and ADN-based propellants have been studied. Micron-meter-sized particles of Al, Fe2O3, TiO2, NiO, Cu(OH)NO3, Cu and CuO, and nano-meter-sized Al (Alex) and CuO (nanoCuO) were employed as the additives for pelletized ADN. Only nanoCuO and Alex show the remarkable effects, so they are also added to ADN-based propellant. The binder of ADN-based propellant is thermoplastic elastomer (TP), and three kinds of mixtures (TP:ADN = 30...

  12. Detonation velocity of melt-cast ADN and ADN/nano-diamond cylinders

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    Doherty, R. M.; Forbes, J. W.; Lawrence, G. W.; Deiter, J. S.; Baker, R. N.; Ashwell, K. D.; Sutherland, G. T.

    2000-04-01

    Detonation velocities of confined cylinders of melt-cast ADN/ZnO (99.5/0.5 by weight), ADN/nano-diamond/ZnO (92.4/7.2/0.4), ADN/AN/ZnO (95.5/4.0/0.5) and ADN/AN/ZnO/nano-diamond (88.0/4.5/0.5/7.0) have been measured using a streak camera. Velocities ranging between 3.9 and 4.5 mm/μs were obtained for 1.3 cm diameter samples confined by steel and a 2.5 cm diameter ADN/AN/ZnO cylinder. In one of the samples the detonation was failing as it proceeded through the charge. For the other shots reported, the shock velocities appeared to be steady through the last half of the charge, though the lengths were too short for any definitive statement about the failure diameter to be made.

  13. New synthetic method and properties of ammonium dinitramide (ADN)

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    Hatano, H.; Onda, T.; Shi Ino, K.; Kiname, S.I. [Technical Center, Hosoya Kako, Osawa (Japan); Miyazaki, S.; Suzuki, S. [Research et Development Center, Nissan Motor Co, Saitama (Japan)

    1996-12-31

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is one of the energetic materials, its hazard, however, has never been presented yet. In this paper, new synthetic method of ADN and its properties are contained. It has been found out that ADN has little hazard and is a safe energetic compound. (authors) 4 refs.

  14. Ammonium dinitramide (ADN)-Prilling, coating, and characterization

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    Heintz, Thomas; Pontius, Heike; Aniol, Jasmin; Birke, Christoph; Leisinger, Karlfred; Reinhard, Werner [Fraunhofer-Institut Chemische Technologie ICT, Pfinztal (Germany)

    2009-06-15

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is the promising oxidizer, which is expected to be applied, e.g., in solid rocket propellants. The manufacturing of spherical ADN particles (the so-called ADN-Prills) with useful morphology and reproducible quality is realized by means of the emulsion crystallization process. (Abstract Copyright [2009], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  15. Improving Clinical Teaching: The ADN Experience. Pathways to Practice.

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    Haase, Patricia T.; And Others

    Three Florida associate degree in nursing (ADN) demonstration projects of the Nursing Curriculum Project (NCP) are described, and the history of the ADN program and current controversies are reviewed. In 1976, the NCP of the Southern Regional Education Board issued basic assumptions about the role of the ADN graduate, relating them to client…

  16. Detonation Properties of Ammonium Dinitramide (ADN)

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    Wätterstam, A.; Östmark, H.; Helte, A.; Karlsson, S.

    1999-06-01

    Ammonium Dinitramide, ADN, has a potential as an oxidizer for underwater high explosives. Pure ADN has a large reaction-zone length and shows a strong non-ideal behaviour. The work presented here is an extension of previous work.(Sensitivity and Performance Characterization of Ammonium Dinitramide (ADN). Presented at 11th International Detonation Symposium, Snowmass, CO, 1998.) Experiments for determining the detonation velocity as a function of inverse charge radius and density, reaction-zone length and curvature, and the detonation pressure are presented. Measurements of pressure indicates that no, or weak von-Neumann spike exists, suggesting an immediate chemical decomposition. Experimental data are compared with predicted using thermochemical codes and ZND-theory.

  17. The Properties of Ammonium Dinitramine (ADN): Part 2: Melt Casting

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    Hahma, A.; Edvinsson, H.; Östmark, H.

    2010-04-01

    A melt casting technique for ammonium dinitramine (ADN) and ADN/aluminum was developed. ADN proved relatively easy to cast, when 1% of magnesium oxide was used as a stabilizer and crystallization kernels. Densities of ADN/MgO 99/1 were 92 to 97% of theoretical mean density (TMD) and those of ADN/Al/MgO 64/35/1 were between 95 and 99% of TMD. Sedimentation of Al in the melt was prevented and the particle wetting was ensured by selecting a suitable particle size for Al. No gelling agents or other additives were used. The casting process and factors influencing it are discussed.

  18. Formulation and Characterization of ADN-Based Liquid Monopropellants

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    Wingborg, N.; Eldsäter, C.; Skifs, H.

    2004-10-01

    Ternary ionic solutions are promising green propellants to replace monopropellant hydrazine. Ammonium dinitramide, ADN, is well suited as oxidizer in these propellants due to its high solubility. This paper presents the formulation of different ADN-based liquid monopropellants and the characterization of their properties such as stability, density, viscosity and sensitivity. To be able to use ADN-based monopropellants for propulsion applications, ADN must be produced in a way to minimize the effect on the environment and in sufficient quantities. This paper thus also briefly presents the industrial production of ADN in Sweden and the efforts made to optimize the process.

  19. Introducing ADN students to nursing research.

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    Thorpe, R; Smutko, P W

    1998-01-01

    Every nurse, regardless of educational preparation, should be involved in and benefit from nursing research. The research process needs to become an integral part of nursing practice. In this article, the authors emphasize the importance of nursing research in the associate degree nursing curriculum, emphasizing strategies that enable the ADN graduate to appreciate research reports and use the knowledge in the clinical practice setting.

  20. LPN/ADN Bridge Course. Instructor's Guide.

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    Barrett, Jan; And Others

    This curriculum guide has been constructed in order to bridge the skills gap between licensed practical nursing (LPN) programs and associate degree nursing (ADN) programs in Missouri. The curriculum was developed through a cooperative effort by persons from both sectors. The curriculum contains four major units, each consisting of several lessons,…

  1. ADN to BSN: lessons from human capital theory.

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    Graf, Christina M

    2006-01-01

    Currently, approximately 16% of associate degree nursing (ADN) graduates acquire baccalaureate or higher degrees. Human capital analysis demonstrated negative to minimal average returns on investment (ROI) in BSN education. Increasing the ROI may influence ADNs to pursue baccalaureate education and can be an effective strategy for meeting the projected need for BSN-prepared nurses.

  2. Cincuenta años de ADN

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    García Olmedo, Francisco

    2003-01-01

    Hace medio siglo que a James D. Watson y Francis Crick les tocó esa lotería que es la fama científica, una notoriedad que trasciende los estrechos límites de cualquier disciplina. Decir esto no supone desdeñar el indudable mérito de estos científicos al dilucidar la estructura tridimensional del ADN por métodos heterodoxos sino que intenta subrayar el hecho de que la estructura encontrada reunía unas características tales que su descubrimiento quedó singularizado frente a otros de igual o...

  3. Adsorption of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) from aqueous solutions. 1. Adsorption on powdered activated charcoal.

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    Santhosh, G; Venkatachalam, S; Ninan, K N; Sadhana, R; Alwan, S; Abarna, V; Joseph, M A

    2003-03-17

    Investigations on the adsorption of ammonium dinitramide (NH(4)N(NO(2))(2)) (ADN) from aqueous solutions on powdered activated charcoal (PAC) were carried out in order to find out an effective and easier method of separating ADN from aqueous solutions. The effectiveness of PAC in the selective adsorption of ADN from aqueous solutions of ADN (ADN-F) and ADN in presence of sulfate (SO(4)(2-)) and nitrate (NO(3)(-)) ions (ADN-PS) was examined and compared using batch and column methods. The adsorption process follows both Langmuir and Freundlich adsorption isotherms and the isotherm parameters for the models were determined. The observed data favor the formation of monolayer adsorption. The adsorption capacities were found to be 63.3, 119, 105.3 and 82 mg of ADN per g of PAC for ADN-F (batch), ADN-PS (batch), ADN-F (column) and ADN-PS (column), respectively. Break-through curves for ADN-F and ADN-PS were obtained for the optimization of separation of ADN from aqueous solutions. Elution curves were generated for the desorption of ADN from PAC using hot water as eluent.

  4. Adsorption of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) from aqueous solutions. 1. Adsorption on powdered activated charcoal.

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    Santhosh, G; Venkatachalam, S; Ninan, K N; Sadhana, R; Alwan, S; Abarna, V; Joseph, M A

    2003-03-17

    Investigations on the adsorption of ammonium dinitramide (NH(4)N(NO(2))(2)) (ADN) from aqueous solutions on powdered activated charcoal (PAC) were carried out in order to find out an effective and easier method of separating ADN from aqueous solutions. The effectiveness of PAC in the selective adsorption of ADN from aqueous solutions of ADN (ADN-F) and ADN in presence of sulfate (SO(4)(2-)) and nitrate (NO(3)(-)) ions (ADN-PS) was examined and compared using batch and column methods. The adsorption process follows both Langmuir and Freundlich adsorption isotherms and the isotherm parameters for the models were determined. The observed data favor the formation of monolayer adsorption. The adsorption capacities were found to be 63.3, 119, 105.3 and 82 mg of ADN per g of PAC for ADN-F (batch), ADN-PS (batch), ADN-F (column) and ADN-PS (column), respectively. Break-through curves for ADN-F and ADN-PS were obtained for the optimization of separation of ADN from aqueous solutions. Elution curves were generated for the desorption of ADN from PAC using hot water as eluent. PMID:12628781

  5. Fundamentos de computación con ADN

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    Jorge Eduardo Ortíz Triviño; Carlos Clemente Rojas C.

    2011-01-01

    Este artículo presenta algunas ideas básicas para resolver problemas computacionales complejos, mediante el empleo de la estructura biológica del ADN y técnicas especializadas de laboratorio. Las características del ADN que se describen hacen posible codificar estructuras matemáticas, como las máquinas de Turing o las redes neuronales; para ello, la clave está en la interpretación del ADN como un generador de lenguajes.

  6. Fundamentos de computación con ADN

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    Jorge Eduardo Ortíz Triviño

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo presenta algunas ideas básicas para resolver problemas computacionales complejos, mediante el empleo de la estructura biológica del ADN y técnicas especializadas de laboratorio. Las características del ADN que se describen hacen posible codificar estructuras matemáticas, como las máquinas de Turing o las redes neuronales; para ello, la clave está en la interpretación del ADN como un generador de lenguajes.

  7. Transport électronique dans l'ADN

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    Heim, Thomas

    2002-01-01

    Transport électronique dans l'ADN Ce travail se situe dans le cadre des recherches en électronique moléculaire. La problématique de la conduction électrique dans l'ADN a été posée en 1962 par Eley et Spivey peu de temps après la découverte de la structure en double hélice de l'ADN par Watson et Crick en 1953. A l'heure actuelle, il n'y a pas de consensus sur les propriétés de conduction à travers l'ADN. Le transfert de charges sur des distances de quelques nanomètres a été étudié en solution ...

  8. DEVELOPPEMENTS METHODOLOGIQUES POUR LA CARACTERISATION DES COMPLEXES ADN-PROTEINES PAR AFM ET ETUDE DES INTERACTIONS ADN-KU.

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    Landousy, Fabrice

    2006-01-01

    La microscopie à force atomique (AFM) ouvre de nouvelles perspectives dans l'étude des interactions ADN-protéines. Mon travail a consisté à développer de nouvelles méthodologies pour contrôler l'adsorption de l'ADN sur les surfaces et permettre l'étude en liquide de la dynamique des complexes. Nous avons caractérisé les interactions entre l'ADN et la surface de mica. Nous proposons un modèle simple pour décrire les interactions électrostatiques en solution entre l'ADN et le mica, en considéra...

  9. ADN* Density log estimation Using Rockcell*

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    This work is intended to inform on the possibilities of estimating good density data in zones associated with sliding in a reservoir with ADN* tool with or without ADOS in string in cases where repeat sections were not done, possibly due to hole stability or directional concerns. This procedure has been equally used to obtain a better density data in corkscrew holes. Density data (ROBB) was recomputed using neural network in RockCell* to estimate the density over zones of interest. RockCell* is a Schlumberger software that has neural network functionally which can be used to estimate missing logs using the combination of the responses of other log curves and intervals that are not affected by sliding. In this work, an interval was selected and within this interval twelve litho zones were defined using the unsupervised neural network. From this a training set was selected based on intervals of very good log responses outside the sliding zones. This training set was used to train and run the neural network for a specific lithostratigraphic interval. The results matched the known good density curve. Then after this, an estimation of the density curve was done using the supervised neural network. The output from this estimation matched very closely in the good portions of the log, thus providing some density measurements in the sliding zone. This methodology provides a scientific solution to missing data during the process of Formation evaluation

  10. Formulation and properties of ADN/GAP propellants

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    Menke, Klaus; Heintz, Thomas; Schweikert, Wenka; Keicher, Thomas; Krause, Horst [Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Chemische Technologie ICT, Pfinztal (Germany)

    2009-06-15

    In this contribution two ways are described, how it is possible to achieve perfectly cured and processible propellants with prilled ADN, low amounts of HMX 5{mu}m mps and a binder system based on GAP diole and GAP triole oligomers with and without TMETN as a nitrate ester plasticizer. It was shown how it will be possible to suppress the strongly gas forming reaction between ADN and reactive isocyanates by a mixture of stabilizers. In this way it was possible to create minimum smoke ADN/HMX/GAP/TMETN propellants cured with the triisocyanate N100. In the second part an unconventional binder system based on the 1.3 dipolar cycloaddition reaction of azido groups with acetylene compounds forming 1,2,3-triazole heterocyclic rings has been applied for ADN/GAP and AP/GAP propellants. Together with small parts of HMX formulations with ADN/HMX/GAP and the corresponding AP/HMX/GAP exhibit high thermodynamic performance, are easily processible, and cure successfully at 60 C. Their basic properties consisting of burning behavior and mechanical properties, at ambient temperature, chemical stability, and sensitivity have been investigated and are compared to each other. (Abstract Copyright [2009], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  11. Calcul du rayon de courbure d'une séquence d'ADN

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    Rapaport, Franck

    2004-01-01

    Pour certains gènes, un facteur important dans la formation et la stabilisation ADN-protéine est la courbure de l'ADN. L'objectif de ce stage est de calculer la courbure de l'ADN avec des techniques issues de la géométrie discrète.

  12. Risk-taking propensity of nurses: ADN and BSN.

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    Masters, M L; Masters, R J

    1989-11-01

    Nursing literature indicates that skills in decision making are inherently important to the modern nurse. The literature also reports a controversy between the associate degree nurse (ADN) and the bachelor degree nurse (BSN). This conflict relates to educational level and experience in terms of leadership and decision-making skills. All decisions involve risk. Therefore decisions in nursing should be influenced by the risk-taking propensity of the individual nurse. The literature shows a linkage between risk-taking propensity and both training and experience. The major purpose of the study was to attempt to correlate risk-taking propensity of nurses by level of education and experience. The study investigated whether differences exist between risk-taking propensity of recently graduated ADNs and BSNs without experience. In addition, the study attempted to determine any differences in risk-taking propensity of ADNs and BSNs with practical experience. The results were analyzed in terms of decision-making competency.

  13. Effets des electrons secondaires sur l'ADN

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    Boudaiffa, Badia

    Les interactions des electrons de basse energie (EBE) representent un element important en sciences des radiations, particulierement, les sequences se produisant immediatement apres l'interaction de la radiation ionisante avec le milieu biologique. Il est bien connu que lorsque ces radiations deposent leur energie dans la cellule, elles produisent un grand nombre d'electrons secondaires (4 x 104/MeV), qui sont crees le long de la trace avec des energies cinetiques initiales bien inferieures a 20 eV. Cependant, il n'y a jamais eu de mesures directes demontrant l'interaction de ces electrons de tres basse energie avec l'ADN, du principalement aux difficultes experimentales imposees par la complexite du milieu biologique. Dans notre laboratoire, les dernieres annees ont ete consacrees a l'etude des phenomenes fondamentaux induits par impact des EBE sur differentes molecules simples (e.g., N2, CO, O2, H2O, NO, C2H 4, C6H6, C2H12) et quelques molecules complexes dans leur phase solide. D'autres travaux effectues recemment sur des bases de l'ADN et des oligonucleotides ont montre que les EBE produisent des bris moleculaires sur les biomolecules. Ces travaux nous ont permis d'elaborer des techniques pour mettre en evidence et comprendre les interactions fondamentales des EBE avec des molecules d'interet biologique, afin d'atteindre notre objectif majeur d'etudier l'effet direct de ces particules sur la molecule d'ADN. Les techniques de sciences des surfaces developpees et utilisees dans les etudes precitees peuvent etre etendues et combinees avec des methodes classiques de biologie pour etudier les dommages de l'ADN induits par l'impact des EBE. Nos experiences ont montre l'efficacite des electrons de 3--20 eV a induire des coupures simple et double brins dans l'ADN. Pour des energies inferieures a 15 eV, ces coupures sont induites par la localisation temporaire d'un electron sur une unite moleculaire de l'ADN, ce qui engendre la formation d'un ion negatif transitoire

  14. Modélisation de l'ADN et des interactions ADN-protéine

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    Florescu, Ana Maria

    2010-01-01

    La première partie de ma thèse porte sur la modélisation de la dénaturation de l'ADN. J'ai tout d'abord utilisé le modèle statistique de Poland-Scheraga pour montrer que, lors de l'électrophorèse 2D, on peut prédire les positions finales des fragments avec une précision meilleure que l'incertitude expérimentale. J'ai ensuite amélioré un modèle dynamique développé dans l'équipe en variant ses paramètres pour obtenir un meilleur accord avec des résultats expérimentaux nouveaux, tels la dénatura...

  15. ADN/AN系コンポジット推進薬の着火特性

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    松本, 幸太郎; MATSUMOTO, Kotaro; 中臺, 啓太; Nakadai, Keita; 生出, 翔; Oide, Sho; 高橋, 賢一; Takahashi, Kenichi; 桑原, 卓雄; Kuwahara, Takuo; 于, 秀超; Yu, Xiuchao; 芝本, 秀文; Shibamoto, Hidefumi; 羽生, 宏人

    2012-01-01

    In this research we obtained ignition delay time, chemical ignition delay time, and activation energy of the Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) / Ammonium nitrate (AN) composite propellants. In the results ignition delay time and chemical ignition delay time decrease with increasing atmosphere temperature and increasing concentration of ADN. Activation energy of ADN/AN composite propellant decrease at concentration of ADN between 40 [mass%] and 60 [mass%]. It is consider that reaction of ADN/AN prope...

  16. Recopilación de ADN y las libertades formales

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    Serrano Ruiz-Calderón, José Miguel

    2013-01-01

    El Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos ha avalado la ley de Maryland que permite a la policía crear un registro de ADN. La autorización establece sus límites en el uso de este material, pero es inevitable imaginarse otros.

  17. How ADN students can learn prenatal (healthy) care.

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    Cranmer, J; Lajkowicz, C

    1989-01-01

    This article describes the problem-solving steps of how an unsupervised clinical experience can be successfully implemented at the ADN level so that large numbers of students can meet traditional clinical objectives in a nontraditional manner. Learning experiences covered are: patient teaching, interviewing, care planning - coordinated with theories of learning and program philosophy/purpose.

  18. A work-study course in an ADN program.

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    Farley, V M; Tyree, A

    1991-01-01

    This article describes a nursing student practicum in which students enrolled in the ADN program experience the real world of work over a five week period of time. The student's role and the RN mentor's role are described, as well as a report on the findings of this unique clinical elective in a basic nursing program.

  19. LVN to ADN: Innovative, Non-Traditional Learning Project.

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    Austin Community Coll., TX.

    This document contains the curriculum for the first nursing course in the Licensed Vocational Nurse Mobility Track Project. The project is designed to provide selected Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) the opportunity to complete the nursing course requirements for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) in three semesters of…

  20. The Oklahoma PN/ADN Articulation Project Report.

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    Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City.

    In response to a critical nursing shortage in the state of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Practical Nursing (PN)/Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Articulation Project Coordinating Committee was formed in spring 1990 to develop a proposal for program articulation. A curriculum matrix was designed and adopted for use by five regional subcommittees which…

  1. Expanding the ADN-Based Monopropellant Thruster Family

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    Anflo, K.; S. Moore; Moog Inc., P.King

    2009-01-01

    The development of High Performance Green Propulsion (HPGP) was initiated with the goal of meeting the requirements for future satellite missions. The HPGP technology includes a storable monopropellant blend based on Ammonium DiNitramide (ADN) and a thruster with a high-temperature resistant thrust chamber and catalyst. After more than 10 years of R&D, the HPGP technology is emerging as an enabling technology for improved performance, enhanced volumetric efficiency, reduction of propellant ha...

  2. Combustion characteristics of ADN-based solid propellants

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    藤里, 公司; Fujisato, Koji; 羽生, 宏人; Habu, Hiroto; 芝本, 秀文; Shibamoto, Hidefumi; 于, 秀超; Yu, Xiuchao; 三宅, 淳巳; Miyake, Atsumi; 堀, 恵一; Hori, Keiichi

    2012-01-01

    Ammonium perchrolate (AP) is the most useful oxidizer for the solid rocket motors (SRMs) under the present situation, however it is also the source of the environmental pollution close to the launch site. It is well known that HCI is exhausted through the firing of SRMs and its concentration reaches approximately 10 to 20 mole percent of the total exhaust. "Environmentaly friendly" and "High performance" are required for the next-generation SRMs. In this study, ammonium dinitramide (ADN), whi...

  3. AdnAB: a new DSB-resecting motor–nuclease from mycobacteria

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    Sinha, Krishna Murari; Unciuleac, Mihaela-Carmen; Glickman, Michael S.; Shuman, Stewart

    2009-01-01

    The resection of DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) in bacteria is a motor-driven process performed by a multisubunit helicase–nuclease complex: either an Escherichia coli-type RecBCD enzyme or a Bacillus-type AddAB enzyme. Here we identify mycobacterial AdnAB as the founder of a new family of heterodimeric helicase–nucleases with distinctive properties. The AdnA and AdnB subunits are each composed of an N-terminal UvrD-like motor domain and a C-terminal nuclease module. The AdnAB ATPase is trig...

  4. Significance of anti-deoxyribonuclease-B (ADN-B) determination in clinical practice.

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    Fujikawa, S; Kawakita, S; Kosakai, N; Oda, T; Ohkuni, M; Shiokawa, Y; Watanabe, N; Yamada, T

    1982-11-01

    The determination of anti-deoxyribonuclease-B (ADN-B) is very important for the diagnosis of antecedent streptococcal infection because almost all of group A streptococci have this antigen and a strong elevation of the antibody is observed in patients with acute rheumatic fever, acute glomerulonephritis and other streptococcal infections. Moreover, ADN-B titers are elevated in cases with streptococcal skin infection, whereas anti-streptolysin O (ASO) titers are rarely elevated in these cases. So the determination of ADN-B is recommended as the second streptococcal antibody test to ASO detection (manual of WHO). In our study, the upper limits of ADN-B in normal subjects were 1:60 in preschool age, 1:480 in school age and 1:340 in adult age groups. In acute rheumatic fever, ADN-B titers were elevated in 87% of the cases and also 87% of the patients with acute glomerulonephritis had high ADN-B titers. In inactive rheumatic fever, 72% of the patients had high ADN-B titers, while, ASO titers were elevated in only 22% of the cases. In streptococcal carrier states, 39% of the children had high ADN-B titers but ADN-B was positive only 8% in non-carrier children.

  5. AdnAB: a new DSB-resecting motor-nuclease from mycobacteria.

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    Sinha, Krishna Murari; Unciuleac, Mihaela-Carmen; Glickman, Michael S; Shuman, Stewart

    2009-06-15

    The resection of DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) in bacteria is a motor-driven process performed by a multisubunit helicase-nuclease complex: either an Escherichia coli-type RecBCD enzyme or a Bacillus-type AddAB enzyme. Here we identify mycobacterial AdnAB as the founder of a new family of heterodimeric helicase-nucleases with distinctive properties. The AdnA and AdnB subunits are each composed of an N-terminal UvrD-like motor domain and a C-terminal nuclease module. The AdnAB ATPase is triggered by dsDNA with free ends and the energy of ATP hydrolysis is coupled to DSB end resection by the AdnAB nuclease. The mycobacterial nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) protein Ku protects DSBs from resection by AdnAB. We find that AdnAB incises ssDNA by measuring the distance from the free 5' end to dictate the sites of cleavage, which are predominantly 5 or 6 nucleotides (nt) from the 5' end. The "molecular ruler" of AdnAB is regulated by ATP, which elicits an increase in ssDNA cleavage rate and a distal displacement of the cleavage sites 16-17 nt from the 5' terminus. AdnAB is a dual nuclease with a clear division of labor between the subunits. Mutations in the nuclease active site of the AdnB subunit ablate the ATP-inducible cleavages; the corresponding changes in AdnA abolish ATP-independent cleavage. Complete suppression of DSB end resection requires simultaneous mutation of both subunit nucleases. The nuclease-null AdnAB is a helicase that unwinds linear plasmid DNA without degrading the displaced single strands. Mutations of the phosphohydrolase active site of the AdnB subunit ablate DNA-dependent ATPase activity, DSB end resection, and ATP-inducible ssDNA cleavage; the equivalent mutations of the AdnA subunit have comparatively little effect. AdnAB is a novel signature of the Actinomycetales taxon. Mycobacteria are exceptional in that they encode both AdnAB and RecBCD, suggesting the existence of alternative end-resecting motor-nuclease complexes. PMID:19470566

  6. Inhibidor de la enzima uracilo ADN glicosilasa y usos del mismo

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    Serrano-Heras, Gemma; Bravo García, Alicia; Salas, Margarita

    2005-01-01

    Inhibidor de la enzima uracilo adn glicosilasa y usos del mismo Esta invención se refiere a una proteína que inhibe la enzima uracilo ADN glicosilasa (UDG) vírica, para su uso como un agente terapéutico, en particular como un agente antiví

  7. Compressió de microarrays d'ADN

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    Pueyo Navarro, Iván

    2015-01-01

    La tecnologia relacionada amb la creació d'imatges de microarray d'ADN és una eina de gran importància en el descobriment de l'estructura i funcionament de la nostra informació genètica. Dins d'aquest camp, la detecció del comportament de determinats gens sota condicions especifiques adquireix una gran rellevància. La grandària de les imatges de microarray sol ser de mitjana elevada, a causa de la gran quantitat de gens que s'analitzen i al fet que s'intenta mantenir en les imatges el major c...

  8. Characterization of the Mycobacterial AdnAB DNA Motor Provides Insights into the Evolution of Bacterial Motor-Nuclease Machines*

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    Unciuleac, Mihaela-Carmen; Shuman, Stewart

    2009-01-01

    Mycobacterial AdnAB exemplifies a family of heterodimeric motor-nucleases involved in processing DNA double strand breaks (DSBs). The AdnA and AdnB subunits are each composed of an N-terminal UvrD-like motor domain and a C-terminal RecB-like nuclease module. Here we conducted a biochemical characterization of the AdnAB motor, using a nuclease-inactivated heterodimer. AdnAB is a vigorous single strand DNA (ssDNA)-dependent ATPase (kcat 415 s−1), and the affinity of the motor for the ssDNA cofa...

  9. Energetic Characteristics and Comprehensive Properties of Propellants Containing ADN%含 ADN 推进剂的能量特性及综合性能

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    张伟; 谢五喜; 樊学忠; 刘芳莉; 庞维强; 刘小刚; 姬月萍

    2015-01-01

    In order to study the energy,safety,storage and combustion performances of propellants containing ammonium dinitramide (ADN),the energy characteristic parameters were calculated based on the minmum free energy mechanism.The heat of detonation and burning rate were tested by closed bomb test and target line method, and the moisture absorption and sensitivity were studied.The results show that the standard theory specific impulses of propellants containing ADN/Al/HMX,ADN/Al/CL-20,ADN/AlH3/HMX and ADN/AlH3/CL-20 are in the range of 2 675 -2 685,2 677 -2 686,2 801 -2 810 and 2 803 -2 812 N ·s ·kg-1 ,respectively.ADN propellant with normal curing and compact structure can be prepared using the inert polyether binder system plasti-cized by nitrate ester.With increasing the content of ADN in the propellant formulation,the heat of detonation, moisture absorption,burning rate and pressure exponent of the propellant increase,the friction and impact sensitivities of the propellant increase and the density decreases slightly.%为研究含二硝酰胺铵(ADN)推进剂的能量、安全、贮存及燃烧性能,根据最小自由能原理计算了含 ADN 推进剂的能量特性参数,采用密闭爆发器及靶线法测试其爆热及燃速,并对其吸湿性及感度进行了研究。结果表明,含 ADN/Al/HMX、ADN/Al/CL-20、ADN/AlH3/HMX 和 ADN/AlH3/CL-20推进剂的标准理论比冲分别为2675~2685、2677~2686、2801~2810和2803~2812 N·s·kg-1,采用硝酸酯增塑的惰性聚醚黏合剂体系可制备出固化正常、结构致密的含 ADN 推进剂。随着推进剂配方中 ADN 含量的增加,推进剂的爆热、吸湿性、燃速和压强指数增大,摩擦感度和撞击撞击提高,密度略有降低。

  10. The leadership/management role: a differentiating factor for ADN/BSN programs?

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    Schank, M J; Stollenwerk, R

    1988-06-01

    The resurgence of the ADN/BSN issue relative to educational preparation and roles and the concomitant development of positions taken by the professional associations and National Commission on Nursing pointed to the need for study of current ADN/BSN curricula and utilization of graduates. Based upon a brief historical literature review and ADN/BSN competency statements, the leadership/management role was selected for study as a possible differentiating factor between these programs. Findings from a statewide study of ADN and BSN programs and a representative sample of nurse executives indicated that an education and service dilemma exists relative to this role. The majority of ADN program directors noted that a leadership/management component should be part of ADN curricula, whereas BSN program directors did not concur. Nurse executives utilized ADN graduates in leadership/management positions and stated that length of experience was an influencing factor in selection. Numerous other findings showed a discrepancy in beliefs and practices among educators and nurse executives. This survey demonstrates the need for curriculum changes and role clarification. The leadership/management role may be a viable area for consideration.

  11. Said another way. Is the ADN graduate prepared to practice in community settings?

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    Percoco, T A

    1998-01-01

    The downsizing and closing of acute care facilities and the movement to community-based healthcare services are decreasing the need for RNs in acute care facilities. In the past, the associate-degree nurse (ADN) has filled the majority of positions in acute care. With the trend to provide health services in community setting, will the ADN be prepared for positions in community facilities? ADN educators must reevaluate how they are educating students for practice. The author reviews the 1995 recommendations from the Pew Health Professions Commission and relevant current directives from the National League for Nursing.

  12. Les banques de grands fragments d'ADN

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    Rogel Gaillard, Claire

    2000-01-01

    Les banques de grands fragments d’ADN constituent depuis une quinzaine d’années une avancée technologique remarquable pour l’étude des génomes complexes. En effet, chaque fragment cloné, jusqu’à 2 mégabases dans des chromosomes artificiels de levures (YAC) et 200 kilobases dans des chromosomes artificiels de bactéries (BAC), représente une petite région chromosomique qui contient un ou plusieurs gènes avec des éléments de régulation proximaux et distaux, ainsi que des marqueurs associés. Des ...

  13. LPN to ADN/BSN: accelerated curriculum for LPN's.

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    White-Parson, W F

    1993-01-01

    This article describes a special project involving the design, implementation and evaluation of a flexible education track for licensed practical nurses (LPN) within an established nursing program containing an associate degree in nursing (ADN) track and a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) track. The LPN track facilitated the achievement of the associate degree or baccalaureate degree through curricular options which decreased the length of time and/or credit load for the LPN. A mechanism also was designed and implemented whereby credit for previous nursing knowledge and skills was awarded. Years 1 through 3 of the project focused on the advanced placement of LPNs into the associate degree program, and years 4 and 5 are an expansion to include the advanced placement of LPNs into the baccalaureate degree program.

  14. Development Testing of 1-Newton ADN-Based Rocket Engines

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    Anflo, K.; Gronland, T.-A.; Bergman, G.; Nedar, R.; Thormählen, P.

    2004-10-01

    With the objective to reduce operational hazards and improve specific and density impulse as compared with hydrazine, the Research and Development (R&D) of a new monopropellant for space applications based on AmmoniumDiNitramide (ADN), was first proposed in 1997. This pioneering work has been described in previous papers1,2,3,4 . From the discussion above, it is clear that cost savings as well as risk reduction are the main drivers to develop a new generation of reduced hazard propellants. However, this alone is not enough to convince a spacecraft builder to choose a new technology. Cost, risk and schedule reduction are good incentives, but a spacecraft supplier will ask for evidence that this new propulsion system meets a number of requirements within the following areas: This paper describes the ongoing effort to develop a storable liquid monopropellant blend, based on AND, and its specific rocket engines. After building and testing more than 20 experimental rocket engines, the first Engineering Model (EM-1) has now accumulated more than 1 hour of firing-time. The results from test firings have validated the design. Specific impulse, combustion stability, blow-down capability and short pulse capability are amongst the requirements that have been demonstrated. The LMP-103x propellant candidate has been stored for more than 1 year and initial material compatibility screening and testing has started. 1. Performance &life 2. Impact on spacecraft design &operation 3. Flight heritage Hereafter, the essential requirements for some of these areas are outlined. These issues are discussed in detail in a previous paper1 . The use of "Commercial Of The Shelf" (COTS) propulsion system components as much as possible is essential to minimize the overall cost, risk and schedule. This leads to the conclusion that the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 5 has been reached for the thruster and propellant. Furthermore, that the concept of ADN-based propulsion is feasible.

  15. Evolución del ADN mitocondrial en lagartijas de las Islas Canarias

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    Pestano-Brito, José J.

    1998-01-01

    [ES] Estudio preliminar del ADN mitocondrial de Chalcides Sexlineatus y Chalcides Viridanus, para su posterior comparación con el patrón morfológico que presentan en las islas de Gran Canaria y Tenerife respectivamente.

  16. Characterization of the mycobacterial AdnAB DNA motor provides insights into the evolution of bacterial motor-nuclease machines.

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    Unciuleac, Mihaela-Carmen; Shuman, Stewart

    2010-01-22

    Mycobacterial AdnAB exemplifies a family of heterodimeric motor-nucleases involved in processing DNA double strand breaks (DSBs). The AdnA and AdnB subunits are each composed of an N-terminal UvrD-like motor domain and a C-terminal RecB-like nuclease module. Here we conducted a biochemical characterization of the AdnAB motor, using a nuclease-inactivated heterodimer. AdnAB is a vigorous single strand DNA (ssDNA)-dependent ATPase (k(cat) 415 s(-1)), and the affinity of the motor for the ssDNA cofactor increases 140-fold as DNA length is extended from 12 to 44 nucleotides. Using a streptavidin displacement assay, we demonstrate that AdnAB is a 3' --> 5' translocase on ssDNA. AdnAB binds stably to DSB ends. In the presence of ATP, the motor unwinds the DNA duplex without requiring an ssDNA loading strand. We integrate these findings into a model of DSB unwinding in which the "leading" AdnB and "lagging" AdnA motor domains track in tandem, 3' to 5', along the same DNA single strand. This contrasts with RecBCD, in which the RecB and RecD motors track in parallel along the two separated DNA single strands. The effects of 5' and 3' terminal obstacles on ssDNA cleavage by wild-type AdnAB suggest that the AdnA nuclease receives and processes the displaced 5' strand, while the AdnB nuclease cleaves the displaced 3' strand. We present evidence that the distinctive "molecular ruler" function of the ATP-dependent single strand DNase, whereby AdnAB measures the distance from the 5'-end to the sites of incision, reflects directional pumping of the ssDNA through the AdnAB motor into the AdnB nuclease. These and other findings suggest a scenario for the descent of the RecBCD- and AddAB-type DSB-processing machines from an ancestral AdnAB-like enzyme. PMID:19920138

  17. ADN/AN 系推進薬中におけるMg-Al 粒子の着火特性

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    松本, 幸太郎; 笹木, 隆史; 加藤, 吉揮; 生出, 翔; 高橋, 賢一; 桑原, 卓雄; 于, 秀超; 芝本, 秀文; 羽生, 宏人; Matsumoto, Koutaro; Sasaki, Takafumi; Katou, Yoshiki; Oide, Syou; Takahashi, Kenichi; Kuwahara, Takuo

    2013-01-01

    Solid rockets are required ‘environmentally friendly’, ‘high performance’, and ‘low cost’ at the present day. Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is a new oxidizer for the solid propellants. Ammonium dinitramide is the environmentally friendly oxidizer because ADN has no halogen. Ammonium dinitramide based propellants have higher performance than ammonium perchlorate (AP) based propellants. However, ADN is more expensive than AP. Therefore, we suggested ADN/ammonium nitrate (AN) based propellants. Amm...

  18. Differences in patient rating of care provided by BSN and ADN students.

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    Davis-Martin, S; Skalak, C

    1992-01-01

    Nursing has discussed widely and with fervor the level of education required to provide quality nursing care for clients. No clear consensus has developed but studies tend to show that especially in the hospital setting, baccalaureate (BSN) and associate degree (ADN) nurses initially practice at a similar level. No studies identified compared patient ratings of BSN and ADN nurses. In this study ratings of care provided by BSN and ADN students were compared. Patients, students and instructors rated the student sample using Watson's Patient Satisfaction Rating Scale. Using Pearson correlations and t-tests, the overall satisfaction with care was assessed as "very positive" by patients, faculty and students alike. A significant correlation was found between faculty and patient ratings. Results support earlier findings and demonstrate similarities rather than differences in care provided by the two levels of students. Implications for nursing education and practice are discussed.

  19. Etudes des topoisomérases de type II par micromanipulation d'ADN

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    Charvin, Gilles

    2004-01-01

    Au cours de cette thèse , nous avons étudié le fonctionnement des topoisomérases de type II en utilisant un dispositif de micromanipulation de molécules uniques d'ADN. Les topoisomérases sont des enzyme responsables de la régulation de la topologie de l'ADN in vivo, en particulier lors de la réplication, la transcription et la condensation des chromosomes. Dans une première partie, nous introduisons le formalisme topologique nécessaire à la compréhension de la structure adoptée à grande échel...

  20. Genetic Analysis of the AdnA Regulon in Pseudomonas fluorescens: Nonessential Role of Flagella in Adhesion to Sand and Biofilm Formation

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    Robleto, Eduardo A.; López-Hernández, Inmaculada; Silby, Mark W.; Levy, Stuart B.

    2003-01-01

    AdnA is a transcription factor in Pseudomonas fluorescens that affects flagellar synthesis, biofilm formation, and sand adhesion. To identify the AdnA regulon, we used a promoterless Tn5-lacZ element to study the phenotypes of insertion mutants in the presence and absence of AdnA. Of 12,000 insertions, we identified seven different putative open reading frames (ORFs) activated by AdnA (named aba for activated by AdnA). aba120 and aba177 showed homology to flgC and flgI, components of the basa...

  1. Feasibility of an LPN to ADN Articulation Program at LSUA. Vocational Education Research.

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    Louisiana State Univ., Alexandria.

    A feasibility study examined the need for and likelihood of success for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) articulation program for Louisiana State University (LSU) at Alexandria. Following a literature search on the theoretical establishment and implementation of such a program, three schools with successful…

  2. Adaptive Competency Acquisition: Why LPN-to-ADN Career Mobility Education Programs Work.

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    Coyle-Rogers, Patricia G.

    Adaptive competencies are the skills required to effectively complete a particular task and are the congruencies (balance) between personal skills and task demands. The differences between the adaptive competency acquisition of students in licensed practical nurse (LPN) programs and associate degree nurse (ADN) programs were examined in a…

  3. Mechanism and kinetics for ammonium dinitramide (ADN) sublimation: a first-principles study.

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    Zhu, R S; Chen, Hui-Lung; Lin, M C

    2012-11-01

    The mechanism for sublimation of NH(4)N(NO(2))(2) (ADN) has been investigated quantum-mechanically with generalized gradient approximation plane-wave density functional theory calculations; the solid surface is represented by a slab model and the periodic boundary conditions are applied. The calculated lattice constants for the bulk ADN, which were found to consist of NH(4)(+)[ON(O)NNO(2)](-) units, instead of NH(4)(+)[N(NO(2))(2)](-), agree quite well with experimental values. Results show that three steps are involved in the sublimation/decomposition of ADN. The first step is the relaxation of the surface layer with 1.6 kcal/mol energy per NH(4)ON(O)NNO(2) unit; the second step is the sublimation of the surface layer to form a molecular [NH(3)]-[HON(O)NNO(2)] complex with a 29.4 kcal/mol sublimation energy, consistent with the experimental observation of Korobeinichev et al. (10) The last step is the dissociation of the [H(3)N]-[HON(O)NNO(2)] complex to give NH(3) and HON(O)NNO(2) with the dissociation energy of 13.9 kcal/mol. Direct formation of NO(2) (g) from solid ADN costs a much higher energy, 58.3 kcal/mol. Our calculated total sublimation enthalpy for ADN(s) → NH(3)(g) + HON(O)NNO(2)) (g), 44.9 kcal/mol via three steps, is in good agreement with the value, 42.1 kcal/mol predicted for the one-step sublimation process in this work and the value 44.0 kcal/mol computed by Politzer et al. (11) using experimental thermochemical data. The sublimation rate constant for the rate-controlling step 2 can be represented as k(sub) = 2.18 × 10(12) exp (-30.5 kcal/mol/RT) s(-1), which agrees well with available experimental data within the temperature range studied. The high pressure limit decomposition rate constant for the molecular complex H(3)N···HON(O)NNO(2) can be expressed by k(dec) = 3.18 × 10(13) exp (-15.09 kcal/mol/RT) s(-1). In addition, water molecules were found to increase the sublimation enthalpy of ADN, contrary to that found in the ammonium

  4. Mechanism and kinetics for ammonium dinitramide (ADN) sublimation: a first-principles study.

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    Zhu, R S; Chen, Hui-Lung; Lin, M C

    2012-11-01

    The mechanism for sublimation of NH(4)N(NO(2))(2) (ADN) has been investigated quantum-mechanically with generalized gradient approximation plane-wave density functional theory calculations; the solid surface is represented by a slab model and the periodic boundary conditions are applied. The calculated lattice constants for the bulk ADN, which were found to consist of NH(4)(+)[ON(O)NNO(2)](-) units, instead of NH(4)(+)[N(NO(2))(2)](-), agree quite well with experimental values. Results show that three steps are involved in the sublimation/decomposition of ADN. The first step is the relaxation of the surface layer with 1.6 kcal/mol energy per NH(4)ON(O)NNO(2) unit; the second step is the sublimation of the surface layer to form a molecular [NH(3)]-[HON(O)NNO(2)] complex with a 29.4 kcal/mol sublimation energy, consistent with the experimental observation of Korobeinichev et al. (10) The last step is the dissociation of the [H(3)N]-[HON(O)NNO(2)] complex to give NH(3) and HON(O)NNO(2) with the dissociation energy of 13.9 kcal/mol. Direct formation of NO(2) (g) from solid ADN costs a much higher energy, 58.3 kcal/mol. Our calculated total sublimation enthalpy for ADN(s) → NH(3)(g) + HON(O)NNO(2)) (g), 44.9 kcal/mol via three steps, is in good agreement with the value, 42.1 kcal/mol predicted for the one-step sublimation process in this work and the value 44.0 kcal/mol computed by Politzer et al. (11) using experimental thermochemical data. The sublimation rate constant for the rate-controlling step 2 can be represented as k(sub) = 2.18 × 10(12) exp (-30.5 kcal/mol/RT) s(-1), which agrees well with available experimental data within the temperature range studied. The high pressure limit decomposition rate constant for the molecular complex H(3)N···HON(O)NNO(2) can be expressed by k(dec) = 3.18 × 10(13) exp (-15.09 kcal/mol/RT) s(-1). In addition, water molecules were found to increase the sublimation enthalpy of ADN, contrary to that found in the ammonium

  5. Contenido de ADN y nivel de ploidía en Tagetes spp. Utilizando citómetro de flujo

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    Miguel Ángel Serrato Cruz; Martha Hernández Rodríguez; Yves Savidan; Nina M. Bárcenas Ortega

    2000-01-01

    Se determinó la asociación entre el contenido de ADN nuclear y el nivel de ploidía de siete poblaciones de Tagetes spp. El contenido de ADN se estimó mediante citómetro de flujo utilizando a Zea mays L. como estándar interno. El recuento de cromosomas se hizo en preparaciones citológicas teñidas con acetocarmín. T. erecta, T. foetidissima, T. tenuifolia (dos ecotipos) y dos poblaciones silvestres no identificadas mostraron un contenido promedio de ADN de 2.61±0.23 pg correspondiendo a la ploi...

  6. Développement de méthodes d'analyse de l'ADN par clivage d'une chimère ARN/ADN et par spectrométrie de masse MALDI-TOF

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    Mauger, Florence

    2012-01-01

    Depuis le séquençage complet du génome humain, la génomique se focalise sur la détection des modifications de l'ADN des gènes potentiellement impliqués dans les maladies humaines. Les modifications de l'ADN sont au niveau de la séquence ou épigénétique. Ces polymorphismes, fréquents, rares, connus ou inconnus, peuvent être identifiés par le développement de nouvelles méthodes de séquençage de l'ADN pour chaque individu. Ce projet a pour but le développement de méthodes d'analyse de l'ADN par ...

  7. AISLAMIENTO DE ADN GENÓMICO DE Myrciaria dubia (HBK “CAMU CAMU” APROPIADO PARA ANÁLISIS MOLECULARES

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    Juan Castro Gómez

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Myrciaria dubia “camu-camu”, una especie nativa de la Amazonía que produce frutos con alto contenido de vitamina C y otras sustancias importantes. Sin embargo, los estudios moleculares de esta planta son escasos, por falta de un protocolo reproducible para purificar sus ácidos nucléicos. El objetivo de este trabajo fue establecer un protocolo para aislar el ADN genómico a partir de hojas de M. dubia, apropiado para análisis moleculares. El ADN se purificó con un protocolo modificado, la calidad y cantidad se estimó por espectrofotometría y electroforesis en gel de agarosa. Adicionalmente, la calidad se evaluó mediante RAPD. El ratio de calidad (A260/A280 promedio del ADN fue 1.9±0.1 y el espectro de absorción UV/Vis presentó un único pico de máxima absorbancia a 260nm. Mediante electroforesis el ADN fue íntegro y sin ARN. También, la síntesis de amplicones RAPD nos sugiere ausencia de inhibidores para polimerasas. La concentración promedio del ADN fue 99±33 ng/ml y el rendimiento promedio fue 237±80 mg ADN/g hoja. En conclusión, se ha establecido un protocolo de aislamiento de ADN genómico a partir de hojas de Myrciaria dubia “camu camu”, caracterizado por permitirnos obtener ADN de alta calidad y cantidad suficiente para análisis moleculares como el RAPD.

  8. Protection des ions organiques contre les dommages induits a l'ADN par les electrons de basse energie

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    Dumont, Ariane

    Il a ete demontre que les electrons de basse energie (EBE) peuvent induire des cassures simple brin (CSB) a l'ADN, via la formation d'anions transitoires qui decroissent par attachement dissociatif, ou dans d'autres etats electroniques dissociatifs menant a la fragmentation. Afin d'effectuer une etude complete des effets des electrons de basse energie sur la matiere biologique, il est necessaire de comprendre leur mecanismes d'interaction non seulement avec l'ADN, mais avec les constituants de son environnement. Les histones sont une composante importante de l'environnement moleculaire de l'ADN. Leur charge positive leur permet de s'associer aux groupements phosphate anionique de l'ADN. Le role principal de ces proteines basiques consiste a organiser l'ADN et l'empaqueter afin de former la chromatine. Les cations sont une autre composante importante de la cellule; ils jouent un role dans la stabilisation de la conformation B de l'ADN in vitro par leurs interactions avec les petits et grands sillons de l'ADN, ainsi qu'avec le groupement phosphate charge negativement. Avec les histones, ils participent egalement a la compaction de l'ADN pour former la chromatine. Cette etude a pour but de comprendre comment la presence d'ions organiques (sous forme de Tris et d'EDTA) a proximite de l'ADN modifie le rendement de cassures simple brin induit par les electrons de basse energie. Le Tris et l'EDTA ont-ete choisis comme objet d'etude, puisqu'en solution, ils forment le tampon standard pour solubiliser l'ADN dans les experiences in vitro (10mM Tris, 1mM EDTA). De plus, la molecule Tris possede un groupement amine alors que l'EDTA possede 4 groupements carboxyliques. Ensembles, ils peuvent se comporter comme un modele simple pour les acides amines. Le ratio molaire de 10 :1 de Tris par rapport a l'EDTA a pour but d'imiter le comportement des histones qui sont riches en arginine et lysine, acides amines possedant un groupement amine charge positivement additionnel. Des films d'ADN

  9. 安捷伦推出光学鼠标传感器ADNS-3060

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    2005-01-01

    安捷伦(Agilent)日前宣布推出一款基于LED的光学鼠标传感器ADNS-3060,它进一步改善了跟踪控制功能。与其他光学鼠标传感器相比,新的传感器在性能上更有所增强,可以在包括木质桌面和网纹图像等各种不同的表面上工作。ADNS-3060的表面跟踪精确度增强了20倍。

  10. An overview on the synthetic routes and properties of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and other dinitramide salts

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    Venkatachalam, Subbiah; Santhosh, Gopalakrishnan; Ninan Ninan, Kovoor [Propellants and Special Chemicals Group, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum 695 022 (India)

    2004-06-01

    In recent years, there has been a considerable interest in the development of novel type of high performance propellants for use in solid rocket motors. Ammonium salt of dinitramidic acid NH{sub 4}N(NO{sub 2}){sub 2} (ADN) has attracted wide interest as a potentially useful energetic oxidizer for rocket propellants because of its clean and environment-friendly exhaust products during burning. ADN contains one N-(NO{sub 2}){sub 2} group and its synthesis requires new type of N-nitration. The present paper reviews the general synthetic methods used for the synthesis of inorganic, organic and metal dinitramide salts and their properties, with a special emphasis on ammonium dinitramide. The salient features with reference to the extent of conversion and ease of separation of the products of the various synthetic methodologies are also addressed. (Abstract Copyright [2004], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  11. The level and focus of geriatric nursing content in ADN and BSN programs.

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    Fullerton, J T; Lantz, J; Quayhagen, M P

    1992-11-01

    The didactic and clinical focus of geriatric curriculum content within both associate (ADN) and baccalaureate (BSN) schools of nursing in California was reviewed. Geriatric nursing content experts confirmed the detail of a geriatric nursing curriculum, then determined which of the content items were basic to both educational levels, and which might be appropriately deferred to programs of baccalaureate preparation. Nurse educators may use the results of this study to guide curriculum development in both depth and breadth of content.

  12. ADN – The new oxidizer around the corner for an environmentally friendly smokeless propellant

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    Márcio Y. Nagamachi; José Irineu S.Oliveira; Aparecida M. Kawamoto; Rita de Cássia L. Dutra*

    2009-01-01

    The search for a smokeless propellant has encouraged scientists and engineers to look for a chlorine-free oxidizer as a substitute for AP (ammonium perchlorate). Endeavors seemed to come to an end when ADN (ammonium dinitramide) appeared in the West in the early 1990s. Although some drawbacks soon became apparent by that time, the foremost obstacle for its use in rocket-motors came from the patent originally applied for in the United States in 1990. Furthermore, environmental concerns have al...

  13. Extracción del ADN de Fusarium Oxysporum f.sp. Dianthi

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    Sixta T. Martínez

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Se estudia la utílización de dos métodos para la extracción del ADN del Fusarium o.xy.sporum f.sp. Dianthi. En los dos métodos la pared del hongo se rompió con nitrógeno líquido, uno de ellos empleó como solución extractora bromuro de cetiltrimetil amonio (BCTA y el otro una solución de sacarosa con altas concentraciones de protcasa y EDTA. Para la desproteinización ambos métodos utilizaron soluciones de fcnol-clorofonno y enzimas proteolítícas. El ADN obtenido se digirió con enzimas de restricción EcoRI y Hindlll. Se corroboró que cl ADN estaba libre de los contaminantes más frecuentes en hongos, como proteínas y carbohidratos por medio de ultracentrifugación en cloruro de cesio (CsCI. La extracción con BCTA presentó los mejores rendimientos.

  14. ADN – The new oxidizer around the corner for an environmentally friendly smokeless propellant

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    Márcio Y. Nagamachi

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available The search for a smokeless propellant has encouraged scientists and engineers to look for a chlorine-free oxidizer as a substitute for AP (ammonium perchlorate. Endeavors seemed to come to an end when ADN (ammonium dinitramide appeared in the West in the early 1990s. Although some drawbacks soon became apparent by that time, the foremost obstacle for its use in rocket-motors came from the patent originally applied for in the United States in 1990. Furthermore, environmental concerns have also increased during these two decades. Ammonium perchlorate is believed to cause thyroid cancer by contaminating soil and water. In addition, AP produces hydrogen chloride during burning which can cause acid rain and ozone layer depletion. Unlike AP, ADN stands for both smokeless and green propellant. Since then, much progress has been made in its development in synthesis, re-shaping, microencapsulation and solid propellant. The high solubility of ADN in water has also allowed its application as liquid monopropellant. Tests have revealed Isp (specific impulse superior to that normally observed with hydrazine, one of the most harmful and hazardous liquid propellants. With constraints of use, along with the patent near to expiry, scientists and engineers are rushing to complete developments and patents until then.

  15. Double Strand Break Unwinding and Resection by the Mycobacterial Helicase-Nuclease AdnAB in the Presence of Single Strand DNA-binding Protein (SSB)*

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    Unciuleac, Mihaela-Carmen; Shuman, Stewart

    2010-01-01

    Mycobacterial AdnAB is a heterodimeric DNA helicase-nuclease and 3′ to 5′ DNA translocase implicated in the repair of double strand breaks (DSBs). The AdnA and AdnB subunits are each composed of an N-terminal motor domain and a C-terminal nuclease domain. Inclusion of mycobacterial single strand DNA-binding protein (SSB) in reactions containing linear plasmid dsDNA allowed us to study the AdnAB helicase under conditions in which the unwound single strands are coated by SSB and thereby prevent...

  16. Estructura cristalina de ADN y su utilización para la identificación de fármacos

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    Coll, Miquel; Aymamí, Joan

    2006-01-01

    Estructura cristalina de ADN y su utilización para la identificación de fármacos. La estructura cristalina que comprende un entrecruzamiento de tres cadenas de ADN está caracterizada porque: pertenece al grupo espacial P4(1)32 y tiene unas dimensiones de celda a=b=c=70,98 ± 0,7°A; todos los nucleótidos que constituyen dichas cadenas de ADN se encuentran emparejados; y dicho entrecruzamiento de tres cadenas de ADN alberga, en una cavidad hidrofóbica, una molécula. La...

  17. GAP/ADN/nano-Al膏体推进剂的能量特性与激光点火特性%Energy characteristics and laser ignition characteristics of GAP/ADN/nano-Al pasty propellants

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    裴庆; 郝海霞; 赵凤起; 徐司雨; 姚二岗; 汪营磊

    2015-01-01

    采用最小自由能原理方法计算了GAP(聚叠氮缩水甘油醚)/ADN(二硝酰胺铵)/nano-Al推进剂的能量特性,制备了一系列ADN质量分数为8%~38%的GAP/ADN/nano-Al膏体推进剂,采用CO2激光点火的方法研究了4种配方在不同激光功率密度作用下的激光点火特性.结果表明:GAP/ADN/nano-Al膏体推进剂的标准理论比冲(Isp)、特征速度(C*)、燃烧温度(Tc)均随ADN含量增加而依次增大,爆热(Qv)则主要随铝粉含量的增加而增大;GAP/ADN/nano-Al膏体推进剂的点火延迟时间和点火能量总体上随着激光功率密度增加呈现减小的趋势;配方中ADN含量较高时,GAP/ADN/nano-Al膏体推进剂具有较好的激光点火特性.

  18. 基于光电传感器ADNS-2030无线鼠标的设计与实现%Design and implementation of wireless mouse based on ADNS-2030

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    赵升; 陈庆来; 解瑞杰

    2006-01-01

    研究基于光电传感器ADNS-2030的无线鼠标设计,讨论了ADNS-2030无线鼠标的软件、硬件设计和系统组成,通过实际制作表明:无线鼠标的设计方案是合理可行的,该产品具有性价比高,功耗低,高分辨率,有效距离远等优点,具有一定的应用前景和推广价值.

  19. Comparison of role conception and role deprivation in LPN-transition students and traditional ADN students in a specially designed associate program.

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    Lengacher, C A; Keller, R

    1992-02-01

    This study compared differences in role orientation and role deprivation between 41 LPN-transition students and 123 basic traditional associate degree nursing (ADN) students upon entry and exit to a specially designed ADN program. The Corwin Role Conception Scale was used to assess role conception and deprivation. Statistically significant differences were noted upon entry between LPN-transition students and traditional ADN students in professional and service role conceptions and in role deprivation, upon exit in professional role conception and role deprivation between LPN-transition and traditional ADN students, and in professional role conception within the LPN-transition students. No differences were found within traditional ADN students from entry to exit of the program.

  20. The adnAB Locus, Encoding a Putative Helicase-Nuclease Activity, Is Essential in Streptomyces

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    Zhang, Lingli; Nguyen, Hoang Chuong; Chipot, Ludovic; Piotrowski, Emilie; Bertrand, Claire; Thibessard, Annabelle; Leblond, Pierre

    2014-01-01

    Homologous recombination is a crucial mechanism that repairs a wide range of DNA lesions, including the most deleterious ones, double-strand breaks (DSBs). This multistep process is initiated by the resection of the broken DNA ends by a multisubunit helicase-nuclease complex exemplified by Escherichia coli RecBCD, Bacillus subtilis AddAB, and newly discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis AdnAB. Here we show that in Streptomyces, neither recBCD nor addAB homologues could be detected. The only pu...

  1. Secuencia genética y dinámica de excitaciones no lineales de ADN

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    Cuenda Cuenda, Sara

    2007-01-01

    La memoria se divide en tres partes: la que se refiere al modelo de sine-Gordon continuo; la segunda, relativa al modelo de sine-Gordon discreto; y la última, que trata el modelo de Peyrard-Bishop aplicado al ADN. La primera parte engloba los capítulos 2 y 3. El segundo capítulo es puramente introductorio, y trata del modelo de sine-Gordon homogéneo y continuo. En él se hace un repaso de la ecuación de sine-Gordon en coordenadas características en la geometría diferencial y ...

  2. Avago发布USB光学鼠标传感器SOC ADNS-2700

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    2011-01-01

    Avago Technologies近日宣布推出一款光学传感器片上系统(SoC),为鼠标和其他人机接口设备提供市场上最小的引脚数。这款高度集成的紧凑型ADNS-2700LED传感器无需使用外部微控制器,使用更少的无源元件,可提供简易设计并降低整体系统成本。

  3. Lipopoliplejos y complejos monomoleculares de ADN como vectores de terapia génica

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    Sanmartín Santos, Isaías

    2010-01-01

    La terapia génica no viral avanza al ritmo que marca el desarrollo en sus vectores de transferencia génica. Vectores más eficientes, más sofisticados y con posibilidades nuevas, son el frente de avance y motor del campo. La presente tesis doctoral describe el desarrollo de dos nuevos vectores para terapia génica no viral, pertenecientes a ámbitos de aplicación muy diferenciados. El LPP (lipopoliplejo) es un vector de asociación liposomas/ADN/PEI cuya característica esencial es la capacidad pa...

  4. Extracción de ADN y una prueba inical de primers en Pinus pseudostrobus Lindl. Para marcadores AFLP

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    Gabriela Orozco Gutiérrez; Ramón del Val Díaz; Mario González Chavira; Hipólito Jesús Muñoz Flores; Víctor M. Coria Avalos; J. Jesús García Magaña

    2010-01-01

    Se desarrollo un método de extracción de ADN simple, rápido y de alto rendimiento para Pinus pseudostrobus Lindl. del área semillera establecida en Jerahuaro, Michoacán para la producción de semilla de calidad. Se implementaron herramientas moleculares (AFLP) para identificar su relación genética inter-especie. Es muy importante contar con el protocolo de extracción y purificación de ADN estandarizado para la especie de interés, debido a que este proceso constituye una etapa clave en todos lo...

  5. Estudio teórico sobre la influencia del solvente en la estructura y dinámica del ADN

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    Rueda Borrego, Manuel

    2006-01-01

    [spa] Esta tesis se centra en el estudio de la influencia del solvente en la estructura y dinámica del ADN mediante técnicas de simulación por ordenador. En la misma se han realizado dos bloques diferenciados, cuyos objetivos concretos serían: 1- El estudio de una secuencia de ADN en solución con diferentes fuerzas iónicas con el objetivo de racionalizar cómo los contraiones modulan las propiedades estructurales y dinámicas de la molécula. 2- El estudio de diversos ácidos nucleicos canónicos ...

  6. AISLAMIENTO DE ADN GENÓMICO DE Myrciaria dubia (HBK) “CAMU CAMU” APROPIADO PARA ANÁLISIS MOLECULARES

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    Juan Castro Gómez; Marianela Cobos Ruiz; Roberson Ramírez Saavedra; Sixto Imán Correa

    2012-01-01

    Myrciaria dubia “camu-camu”, una especie nativa de la Amazonía que produce frutos con alto contenido de vitamina C y otras sustancias importantes. Sin embargo, los estudios moleculares de esta planta son escasos, por falta de un protocolo reproducible para purificar sus ácidos nucléicos. El objetivo de este trabajo fue establecer un protocolo para aislar el ADN genómico a partir de hojas de M. dubia, apropiado para análisis moleculares. El ADN se purificó con un protocolo modificado, la calid...

  7. Revisión sobre la extracción de ADN a partir de huesos humanos

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    Gerardo Jiménez-Arce; Bernal Morera-Brenes

    1999-01-01

    Los huesos antiguos son una buena fuente de ADN, útil en muchos casos para el análisis forense, especialmente cuando el tejido blando está severamente descompuesto o dañado. Existen diferentes métodos para la extracción de ADN a partir de restos óseos, con diferentes eficacias, y que plantean varios problemas técnicos. Se presenta una revisión bibliográfica sobre este tema y se incluyen algunas recomendaciones prácticas.Ancient bones are a good source of DNA, useful on many forensic cases, sp...

  8. 球形二硝酰胺铵研究%Study on prilled ammonium dinitramide(ADN)

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    马跃; 张海林

    2002-01-01

    介绍了二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的液相凝聚成球方法,并对球形ADN的吸湿性、感度(撞击、摩擦)、粒度分布以及颗粒表面进行了测试和分析.结果表明,球形ADN吸湿性、感度优于非球形ADN.用这种方法制得的球形ADN粒径为5~800μm.

  9. Estudio del daño en el ADN inducido por compuestos polifenólicos de la dieta

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    Burgos Morón, Estefanía

    2015-01-01

    El cáncer es una enfermedad causada por la acumulación de daño en el ADN . Las células cancerosas presentan numerosas alteraciones genéticas, epigenéticas y cromosómicas, que juegan un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de la enfermedad . Estas alteraciones pueden producirse como consecuencia del propio funcionamiento celular. Por ejemplo, se sabe que las especies reactivas de oxígeno generadas durante la respiración celular y los errores cometidos por las enzimas ADN polimerasas durante la r...

  10. Simultaneous heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification by the marine origin bacterium Pseudomonas sp. ADN-42.

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    Jin, Ruofei; Liu, Tianqi; Liu, Guangfei; Zhou, Jiti; Huang, Jianyu; Wang, Aijie

    2015-02-01

    Recent research has highlighted the existence of some bacteria that are capable of performing heterotrophic nitrification and have a phenomenal ability to denitrify their nitrification products under aerobic conditions. A high-salinity-tolerant strain ADN-42 was isolated from Hymeniacidon perleve and found to display high heterotrophic ammonium removal capability. This strain was identified as Pseudomonas sp. via 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Gene cloning and sequencing analysis indicated that the bacterial genome contains N2O reductase function (nosZ) gene. NH3-N removal rate of ADN-42 was very high. And the highest removal rate was 6.52 mg/L · h in the presence of 40 g/L NaCl. Under the condition of pure oxygen (DO >8 mg/L), NH3-N removal efficiency was 56.9 %. Moreover, 38.4 % of oxygen remained in the upper gas space during 72 h without greenhouse gas N2O production. Keeping continuous and low level of dissolved oxygen (DO <3 mg/L) was helpful for better denitrification performance. All these results indicated that the strain has heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification abilities, which guarantee future application in wastewater treatment. PMID:25432342

  11. Simultaneous heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification by the marine origin bacterium Pseudomonas sp. ADN-42.

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    Jin, Ruofei; Liu, Tianqi; Liu, Guangfei; Zhou, Jiti; Huang, Jianyu; Wang, Aijie

    2015-02-01

    Recent research has highlighted the existence of some bacteria that are capable of performing heterotrophic nitrification and have a phenomenal ability to denitrify their nitrification products under aerobic conditions. A high-salinity-tolerant strain ADN-42 was isolated from Hymeniacidon perleve and found to display high heterotrophic ammonium removal capability. This strain was identified as Pseudomonas sp. via 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Gene cloning and sequencing analysis indicated that the bacterial genome contains N2O reductase function (nosZ) gene. NH3-N removal rate of ADN-42 was very high. And the highest removal rate was 6.52 mg/L · h in the presence of 40 g/L NaCl. Under the condition of pure oxygen (DO >8 mg/L), NH3-N removal efficiency was 56.9 %. Moreover, 38.4 % of oxygen remained in the upper gas space during 72 h without greenhouse gas N2O production. Keeping continuous and low level of dissolved oxygen (DO <3 mg/L) was helpful for better denitrification performance. All these results indicated that the strain has heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification abilities, which guarantee future application in wastewater treatment.

  12. Modélisation des effets de la photoabsorption K sur l'ADN

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    Vrigneaud, J. M.; Terrissol, M.

    1999-01-01

    Monte Carlo codes were used to simulate the transport of photons and their secondary electrons produced on a linear and hydrated DNA model. Between 150 and 550eV, the variation of photon cross section upon the K-ionisation threshold in C, N, O atoms of DNA is responsible for an increase of the biological effectiveness. We showed that, with the same number of absorbed photons, the distribution of breaks as a function of energy reaches a maximum around 450eV. Nous avons simulé le transport des photons et de leurs électrons secondaires mis en mouvement dans un modèle d'ADN linéaire hydraté, en utilisant la méthode de Monte Carlo. Entre 150 et 550 eV, la variation de section efficace photonique au- dessus du seuil d'ionisation K des atomes C, N, O de l'ADN est responsable d'un accroissement de l'efficacité biologique. Nous avons montré que, pour un même nombre de photons absorbés, la distribution des cassures en fonction de l'énergie passe par un maximum autour de 450 eV.

  13. ADN/AN の燃焼速度特性

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    松本, 幸太郎; 高橋, 賢一; 桑原, 卓雄; 芝本, 秀文; 羽生, 宏人; Matsumoto, Koutarou; Takahashi, Kenichi; Kuwahara, Takuo; Shibamoto, Hidefumi; Habu, Hiroto

    2014-01-01

    本研究ではアンモニウムジニトラミド(ADN)に硝酸アンモニウム(AN)を混合することで,ADN/AN のAN 混合量に対する燃焼速度特性を調べた. その結果,AND/AN の燃焼速度はAN 混合量に比例して減少することがわかった.また, 雰囲気圧力0.1 MPa 及び1 MPa ではAN 混合量10 mass%で約30% 低下し,20 mass%で約50%低下した. 雰囲気圧力2 MPaでは,AN 混合量20 mass%で約40%低下した.雰囲気圧力0.6 MPa 及び1 MPa と比較して2 MPa ではAN 混合量に対する燃焼速度の減少が抑制された....

  14. Resistencia a cisplatino en celulas de carcinoma de ovario: cuantificación de roturas de ADN

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    Arcilla Aller, Francisco

    2013-01-01

    Estudio de las diferencias entre dos líneas celulares emparentadas, A2780 y A2780cis(resistente a cisplatino). Se evaluaron las diferencias en respuesta al daño en ADN, inducido por cisplatino, entre ambas líneas mediante el ensayo del cometa.

  15. La utilización del concepto de ADN en nuestra sociedad: tecnociencia, frases hechas y errores científicos

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    Francesc Mestres

    2012-01-01

    La tecnología científica relacionada con el ADN y sus aplicaciones ha revolucionado nuestra sociedad. La información respecto a estos progresos se ha extendido rápidamente mediante los medios de comunicación. A su vez, las personas han incorporado conceptos de las tecnologías relacionadas con el ADN en su cosmovisión. La utilización de frases hechas basadas en el ADN ha tenido un gran éxito mediático, pero algunas de ellas contienen errores científicos graves. En este artículo se pretende mos...

  16. Confiabilidad del análisis de ADN en pruebas de paternidad para bovinos Brahman y Brangus en México

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    RIOJAS VALDÉS, VÍCTOR M.; Gómez de la Fuente, Juan Carlos, 1966-; SALINAS MELÉNDEZ, JOSÉ A.; Montes de Oca Luna, Roberto.; Wong González, Alfredo.

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    En el presente estudio se calcularon las probabilidades de exclusión (PE) de ocho microsatélites de ADN (BM1824, BM 2113, SPS 115, ETH 3, ETH 10, ETH 225, TGLA122 y TGLA 227) para determinar la confiabilidad del análisis de ADN como método para la realización de pruebas de paternidad. Los microsatélites de ADN más informativos dentro del panel analizado para la raza Brahman fueron: BM 2113, SPS 115, ETH 10, ETH 225, TGLA 122 y TGLA 227 (PE´s de 0.72, 0.54, 0.45, ...

  17. Numerical simulation of ammonium dinitramide (ADN)-based non-toxic aerospace propellant decomposition and combustion in a monopropellant thruster

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    Highlights: • Decomposition and combustion process of ADN-based thruster are studied. • Distribution of droplets is obtained during the process of spray hit on wire mesh. • Two temperature models are adopted to describe the heat transfer in porous media. • The influences brought by different mass flux and porosity are studied. - Abstract: Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) monopropellant is currently the most promising among all ‘green propellants’. In this paper, the decomposition and combustion process of liquid ADN-based ternary mixtures for propulsion are numerically studied. The R–R distribution model is used to study the initial boundary conditions of droplet distribution resulting from spray hit on a wire mesh based on PDA experiment. To simulate the heat-transfer characteristics between the gas–solid phases, a two-temperature porous medium model in a catalytic bed is used. An 11-species and 7-reactions chemistry model is used to study the catalytic and combustion processes. The final distribution of temperature, pressure, and other kinds of material component concentrations are obtained using the ADN thruster. The results of simulation conducted in the present study are well agree with previous experimental data, and the demonstration of the ADN thruster confirms that a good steady-state operation is achieved. The effects of spray inlet mass flux and porosity on monopropellant thruster performance are analyzed. The numerical results further show that a larger inlet mass flux results in better thruster performance and a catalytic bed porosity value of 0.5 can exhibit the best thruster performance. These findings can serve as a key reference for designing and testing non-toxic aerospace monopropellant thrusters

  18. Recherche dans les banques d'ADN par indexation parallèle

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    Nguyen, Van Hoa; Lavenier, Dominique

    2006-01-01

    Une des tâches de base de la biologie moléculaire est la recherche de similarités dans les banques d'ADN. Une recherche rapide passe par une mise en oeuvre parallèle des algorithmes. Les méthodes séquentielles développées se parallélisent en général sans problème : les noeuds travaillent indépendamment sur une partie des banques et le résultat final est la fusion de l'ensemble. Un des inconvénients réside dans le parcours systématique des banques puisque leur taille influe directement sur le ...

  19. Outcomes of ADN-BSN partnerships to increase baccalaureate prepared nurses.

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    Sizemore, Mary H; Robbins, Leslie K; Hoke, Mary M; Billings, Diane M

    2007-01-01

    The limited supply of BSN nurses hinders efforts to increase patient care quality and address health disparities. In largely rural and economically disadvantaged areas, associate degree prepared nurses provide the majority of nursing services. To address a statewide need, a BSN Program and 3 ADN Programs formed a partnership to take BSN education to rural and medically underserved areas. This article describes the program planning, implementation, and evaluation using an adapted assessment framework with partnership principles as its foundation. Interactive television, internet education components, local clinical experiences, and distant nursing faculty liaisons were used. The nursing course sequence was completed by 101 of 102 students. Hall's Professionalism Scale, the California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory, and the California Critical Thinking Skills Test measured the increases found in professional socialization and critical thinking. Use of the adapted theoretical framework represented a strategic approach to developing a distance delivered nursing education program.

  20. A unique strategy for pediatric community health nursing for ADN students.

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    Janvier, K A

    1999-01-01

    Students were overwhelmingly positive when given the opportunity to evaluate the pilot project and the model of pediatric community health nursing. According to the students, the strong points of the model were the orientation before the community experience, the presence of faculty of the community, the ability to contact faculty when needed, and the postclinical conference. The students' comments confirmed the faculty's belief that a clinical experience in community health nursing must place more emphasis on the specialty of community health nursing to be meaningful for students. To do the of job of educating tomorrow's nurses, ADN faculty should develop new strategies for teaching the pediatric clinical component of community health nursing. Clearly, hospitals are no longer the exclusive sites where students learn about patient and family needs and nursing care delivery. Community-based and community-focused experiences will continue to be required so that nursing students are prepared to practice in a dynamic and changing healthcare environment.

  1. The ADN project : an integrated seismic monitoring of the northern Ecuadorian subduction

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    Nocquet, Jean-Mathieu; Yepes, Hugo; Vallee, Martin; Mothes, Patricia; Regnier, Marc; Segovia, Monica; Font, Yvonne; Vaca, Sandro; Bethoux, Nicole; Ramos, Cristina

    2010-05-01

    The subduction of the Nazca plate beneath South America has caused one of the largest megathrust earthquake sequence during the XXth century with three M>7.7 earthquakes that followed the great 1906 (Mw = 8.8) event. Better understanding the processes leading to the occurrence of large subduction earthquakes requires to monitor the ground motion over a large range of frequencies. We present a new network (ADN) developed under a collaboration between the IRD-GeoAzur (Nice, France) and the IG-EPN (Quito, Ecuador). Each station of the ADN network includes a GPS recording at 5 Hz, an accelerometer and a broadband seismometer. CGPS data will quantify the secular deformation induced by elastic locking along the subduction interface, enabling a detailed modelling of the coupling distribution. CGPS will be used to monitor any transient deformation induced by Episodic Slip Event along the subduction, together with broadband seismometers that can detect any tremors or seismic signatures that may accompany them. In case of any significant earthquake, 5 Hz GPS and accelerometer will provide near field data for earthquake source detailed study. Finally, the broadband seismometers will be used for study of the microseismicity and structure of the subduction zone. The network includes 9 stations, operating since 2008 and covering the coastal area from latitude 1.5°S to the Colombian border. In this poster, we will present preliminary assessment of the data, first hypocenters location, magnitude and focal mechanism determination, as well as results about an episodic slip event detected in winter 2008.

  2. La réplication de l'ADN chez l'euryarchaea Pyrococcus Abyssi : mise en place et dynamique du complexe

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    Rouillon, Christophe

    2006-01-01

    La replication de l'ADN se fait par le biais d'un complexe protéique appelé réplisome. La compréhension des aspects structuraux et dynamiques nécessite sa reconstitution in vitro à partir des sous-unités individuelles. Chez tous les organismes vivants, la phase d'élongation de l'ADN, effectuée par les ADN polymérases, met en jeu un facteur de processivité (PCNA) qui est chargé sur l'ADN par un facteur de chargement (RF-C). Généralement, les protéines des archées, impliquées dans la réplicatio...

  3. Relation of Na+, K(+)-ATPase to delayed motor nerve conduction velocity: effect of aldose reductase inhibitor, ADN-138, on Na+, K(+)-ATPase activity.

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    Hirata, Y; Okada, K

    1990-06-01

    The role of sorbitol, myo-inositol, and Na+, K(+)-adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase) activity on motor nerve conduction velocity (MNCV) in streptozotocin (STZ)-diabetic rats was studied. Reduction of MNCV and Na+, K(+)-ATPase in caudal nerves appeared after 3 weeks of diabetes, and at this time treatment with aldose reductase inhibitor (ARI), ADN-138 and 1% myo-inositol supplement was begun. One percent myo-inositol supplement for 3 weeks resulted in a significant increase in myo-inositol levels in diabetic nerves, but left MNCV and sorbitol levels unchanged. In contrast, treatment with ADN-138 for 3 weeks reduced sorbitol levels in diabetic nerves and resulted in significant increases in MNCV and Na+, K(+)-ATPase in the nerves. Since ADN-138 did not restore myo-inositol levels, the increase in Na+, K(+)-ATPase levels by ADN-138 treatment was independent of myo-inositol levels. Also, nerve Na+ levels in ADN-138-treated rats were reduced and the ratio of K+ to Na+ was raised, while 1% myo-inositol supplement did not affect them. These results suggest that treatment with ADN-138 elevates MNCV through a series of processes: ARI----reduction of sorbitol level----increase in Na+, K(+)-ATPase activity----correction of K+, Na+ imbalance----increase in MNCV.

  4. Revisión sobre la extracción de ADN a partir de huesos humanos

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    Gerardo Jiménez-Arce

    1999-09-01

    Full Text Available Los huesos antiguos son una buena fuente de ADN, útil en muchos casos para el análisis forense, especialmente cuando el tejido blando está severamente descompuesto o dañado. Existen diferentes métodos para la extracción de ADN a partir de restos óseos, con diferentes eficacias, y que plantean varios problemas técnicos. Se presenta una revisión bibliográfica sobre este tema y se incluyen algunas recomendaciones prácticas.Ancient bones are a good source of DNA, useful on many forensic cases, specially when the soft tissues are putrefied to a high extent. There is many different methods to extract DNA from bones with various degrees of efficiency on the DNA amount obtained. We present a bibliographic review and some practical considerations.

  5. PROTOCOLO PARA LA EXTRACCIÓN DE ADN METAGENÓMICO BACTERIANO DEL LANGOSTINO Macrobrachium carcinus L

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    J. Ulises González-de la Cruz; H. Delfin-González; Ma. C. de la Cruz-Leyva; R. A. Rojas-Herrera; M. Zamudio-Maya

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    En este trabajo se adecuó un protocolo para la extracción de ADN metagenómico (ADNmg) bacteriano del sistema digestivo (intestino, estómago y hepatopáncreas) del langostino Macrobrachium carcinus L., tomando como referencia la metodología de extracción de ADN bacteriano de suelos y sedimentos (Rojas-Herrera et al., 2008). Esta metodología constaba de lisis enzimática, física, mecánica y química; después de una serie de ensayos se suprimió la lisis enzimática. Sin embargo, el éxito de la extra...

  6. Short of transformation: American ADN students' thoughts, feelings, and experiences of studying abroad in a low-income country.

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    Foronda, Cynthia L; Belknap, Ruth Ann

    2012-06-03

    ADN students are a large yet distinct subgroup of nursing students who require research and understanding. The purpose of this study was to describe the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of American associate degree nursing (ADN) students who participated in a short study abroad course in a low-income country. A qualitative, narrative method was used. Three categories emerged from the analysis. Participants revealed thoughts of "constant comparisons", feelings of an "emotional journey", and they experienced "learning". Participants did not demonstrate perspective transformation as defined by Mezirow as participants signified no intent for social action. Several potential blocks to perspective transformation were identified: egocentrism/emotional disconnect, perceived powerlessness/being overwhelmed, and a vacation mindset. The findings provide insight into the student experience of studying abroad. Transformative learning is not a guaranteed result. Nurse educators must consider strategies to foster transformation including discussing global systemic oppressors, international relations, coping, connecting, and social action.

  7. Short of transformation: American ADN students' thoughts, feelings, and experiences of studying abroad in a low-income country.

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    Foronda, Cynthia L; Belknap, Ruth Ann

    2012-01-01

    ADN students are a large yet distinct subgroup of nursing students who require research and understanding. The purpose of this study was to describe the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of American associate degree nursing (ADN) students who participated in a short study abroad course in a low-income country. A qualitative, narrative method was used. Three categories emerged from the analysis. Participants revealed thoughts of "constant comparisons", feelings of an "emotional journey", and they experienced "learning". Participants did not demonstrate perspective transformation as defined by Mezirow as participants signified no intent for social action. Several potential blocks to perspective transformation were identified: egocentrism/emotional disconnect, perceived powerlessness/being overwhelmed, and a vacation mindset. The findings provide insight into the student experience of studying abroad. Transformative learning is not a guaranteed result. Nurse educators must consider strategies to foster transformation including discussing global systemic oppressors, international relations, coping, connecting, and social action. PMID:22673958

  8. RN-BSN Students' Perceptions of the Differences in Practice of the ADN- and BSN-Prepared RN.

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    Matthias, April D; Kim-Godwin, Yeoun Soo

    2016-01-01

    This study explored RN-BSN students' perceptions of practice differences between nurses prepared with an ADN and BSN. Five themes were identified in 20 students' discussion posts: "a nurse is a nurse" at the bedside, beyond the bedside, BSN wanted, digging deeper, and appraisal. Results illustrate the need for educators to assist nurses in translating the differentiated educational competencies to the practice role of the bedside RN. PMID:26862685

  9. RN-BSN Students' Perceptions of the Differences in Practice of the ADN- and BSN-Prepared RN.

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    Matthias, April D; Kim-Godwin, Yeoun Soo

    2016-01-01

    This study explored RN-BSN students' perceptions of practice differences between nurses prepared with an ADN and BSN. Five themes were identified in 20 students' discussion posts: "a nurse is a nurse" at the bedside, beyond the bedside, BSN wanted, digging deeper, and appraisal. Results illustrate the need for educators to assist nurses in translating the differentiated educational competencies to the practice role of the bedside RN.

  10. Vacunas de ADN: inducción de la respuesta inmunitaria DNA Vaccines: Induction of the immune response

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    Javier Mota-Sánchez

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La efectividad de las vacunas y la inmunización en la prevención de las enfermedades infecciosas es uno de los grandes avances de la medicina. En la actualidad, el acceso a la tecnología de punta en el área de la genómica y la proteómica ha hecho posible acelerar el desarrollo de nuevos modelos de vacunas con características mejoradas en aspectos fundamentales, como la inmunogenicidad y la seguridad. A casi dos décadas del primer informe, en el cual se demostró que un gen puede expresarse mediante la inyección directa de ADN desnudo, las vacunas de ADN han probado ser eficientes para inducir una respuesta inmunitaria protectora contra parásitos, virus y bacterias en diversos modelos animales. Esta revisión tiene por objetivo presentar un panorama general de las vacunas de ADN y los mecanismos mediante los cuales la inmunización con antígenos insertados en vectores de ADN (plásmidos inducen una respuesta inmunitaria.The effectiveness of vaccines and immunization in the prevention of infectious diseases is one of the greatest successes in medicine. In recent years, with access to cutting edge genomic and proteomic technology, it is possible to accelerate the development of new and improved vaccines with better immunogenicity and safety characteristics. Since the first report almost two decades ago, where it was demonstrated that gene expression is possible by directed injection of naked DNA, DNA vaccines have been proven to induce protective immune responses against parasites, virus and bacterium in diverse animal disease models. This review aims to present an overview about DNA vaccines and the mechanisms by which immune responses are induced after immunization with plasmid DNA-encoded antigens.

  11. 艾默生推出两款ADN-C系列小巧型DIN导轨电源

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    2012-01-01

    日前,艾默生网络能源公司宣布推出两款属于ADN-C系列的小巧型DIN导轨安装三相电源产品。这两款10A和5A产品的推出令该系列电源的产品阵容显得更为鼎盛。

  12. Estudio estructural de la unión de ADN rico en adeninas y timinas con la proteína HMGA1a y con fármacos específicos de unión al surco estrecho del ADN

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    Millán Elías, Cynthia Raquel

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    Las actividades relacionadas con el ADN como la transcripción, replicación, recombinación y reparación implican cambios en la estructura del ADN y en la organización de la cromatina. Estos cambios estructurales dependen de su interacción con proteínas. Las proteínas HMGA1 (High Mobility Group A1) son miembros de una superfamilia de proteínas de baja masa molecular, se encuentran en el núcleo de las células y modifican la conformación espacial del ADN. Actúan como factores de transcri...

  13. Baroreflexes of the rat. V. Tetanus-induced potentiation of ADN A-fiber responses at the NTS.

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    Tang, Xiaorui; Dworkin, Barry R

    2007-12-01

    In a long-term neuromuscular blocked (NMB) rat preparation, tetanic stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN) enhanced the A-fiber evoked responses (ERs) in the cardiovascular region, the nucleus of the solitary tract (dmNTS). The potentiation persisted for at least several hours and may be a mechanism for adaptive adjustment of the gain of the baroreflex, with functional implications for blood pressure regulation. Using a capacitance electrode, we selectively stimulated A-fibers and acquired a stable 10-h "A-fiber only" ER baseline at the dmNTS. Following baseline, an A+C-fiber activating tetanus was applied to the ADN. The tetanus consisted of 1,000 "high current" pulses (10 trains; 300 mus, 100 Hz, 1 s), with intertrain interval of 9 s. A 10-h A-fiber only posttetanic test phase repeated the stimulus pattern of the baseline. Fourteen tetanus experiments were done in 12 rats. Compared with the baseline before tetanus, the A-fiber ER magnitudes of posttetanus hours were larger [F(13, 247) = 3.407, P ADN A+C fiber-activating tetanus produced increases in the magnitude of the A-fiber ERs in the dmNTS that persisted for several hours. In an additional rat, application of an NMDA receptor antagonist, prior to the tetanus, blocked the potentiation effect. The stimulus protocols, magnitude and duration of the effect, and pharmacology resemble associative long-term potentiation (LTP).

  14. Identificación de restos óseos humanos mediante análisis de ADN

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    Bernal Morera-Brenes

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos años la tecnología del ADN se ha convertido en una poderosa herramienta para la identificación individual, incluso cuando sólamente se cuenta con restos óseos. Se ilustra un caso en el cual se realizó la prueba de identificación comparando el ADN de los supuestos padres contra el ADN extraído del hueso de un menor de sexo femenino, utilizando los marcadores: HLA-DQA1, LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, Gc, y D1S80. Los perfiles genéticos obtenidos permitieron concluir una identificación positiva de los restos como pertenecientes a la niña desaparecida. Esta metodología queda disponible para futuros casos forenses que así lo ameriten.The DNA technology has become a powerful tool for human identification in the last few years even in cases where the bones are the only remains. We now report the successful identification of the skeletal remains of a murder victim by comparative typing on nuclear DNA in remains, and in the presumptive parents of the victim. The genetic markers used were: HLA-DQA1, LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, Gc, and D1S80. This feasibility of bone DNA typing is available in forensic investigation in Costa Rica now.

  15. Comparación de dos protocolos de extracción de ADN de Trypanosoma cruzi cultivados en medio axénico

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    Mariela López

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos. Comparar dos protocolos de extracción de ADN de Trypanosoma cruzi para su uso en la amplificación de ADN de minicírculos de kinetoplasto (ADNk mediante la técnica de Reacción en Cadena de Polimerasa (PCR. Materiales y métodos. Se cultivaron epimastigotas de T. cruzi en condiciones exénicas obteniéndose masas entre 1,5 hasta 100 x 10(6 parásitos. A partir de estas se procedió a la extracción de ADN mediante dos protocolos: extracción con solventes orgánicos (fenol/cloroformo, y empleo de resina (Chelex®100, a partir de los diferentes sedimentos parasitarios. La concentración y pureza del ADN se determinó por espectrofotometría y la integridad se evaluó mediante electroforesis en geles de agarosa. Se realizó el análisis de varianza y comparaciones de medias mediante la prueba de Tukey, utilizando el software Statistix 8.0. Resultados. Se realizaron diez extracciones de ADN de cada una de las diferentes cantidades de parásitos sedimentados. En la extracción de ADN con la resina Chelex®100 se obtuvo mayor rendimiento, pero menor pureza e integridad respecto a la extracción con solventes orgánicos. Sin embargo, permitió la amplificación del producto de 330 pb de ADNk de T. cruzi. Conclusiones. Aun cuando la técnica de Chelex®100 proporcionó menor pureza e integridad del ADN, permitió la amplificación con éxito de ADNk por PCR, evitando el uso de técnicas laboriosas y solventes orgánicos tóxicos

  16. Comparación de dos protocolos de extracción de ADN de Trypanosoma cruzi cultivados en medio axénico

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    Mariela López

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos. Comparar dos protocolos de extracción de ADN de Trypanosoma cruzi para su uso en la amplificación de ADN de minicírculos de kinetoplasto (ADNk mediante la técnica de Reacción en Cadena de Polimerasa (PCR. Materiales y métodos. Se cultivaron epimastigotas de T. cruzi en condiciones exénicas obteniéndose masas entre 1,5 hasta 100 x 10(6 parásitos. A partir de estas se procedió a la extracción de ADN mediante dos protocolos: extracción con solventes orgánicos (fenol/cloroformo, y empleo de resina (Chelex®100, a partir de los diferentes sedimentos parasitarios. La concentración y pureza del ADN se determinó por espectrofotometría y la integridad se evaluó mediante electroforesis en geles de agarosa. Se realizó el análisis de varianza y comparaciones de medias mediante la prueba de Tukey, utilizando el software Statistix 8.0. Resultados. Se realizaron diez extracciones de ADN de cada una de las diferentes cantidades de parásitos sedimentados. En la extracción de ADN con la resina Chelex®100 se obtuvo mayor rendimiento, pero menor pureza e integridad respecto a la extracción con solventes orgánicos. Sin embargo, permitió la amplificación del producto de 330 pb de ADNk de T. cruzi. Conclusiones. Aun cuando la técnica de Chelex®100 proporcionó menor pureza e integridad del ADN, permitió la amplificación con éxito de ADNk por PCR, evitando el uso de técnicas laboriosas y solventes orgánicos tóxicos

  17. Baroreflexes of the rat. IV. ADN-evoked responses at the NTS.

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    Tang, Xiaorui; Dworkin, Barry R

    2007-12-01

    In a long-term (7-21 days) neuromuscular blocked (NMB) rat preparation, using precise single-pulse aortic depressor nerve (ADN) stimulation and stable chronic evoked response (ER) recordings from the dorsal-medial solitary nucleus (dmNTS), two different response patterns were observed: continuous and discrete. For the continuous pattern, activity began approximately 3 ms after the stimulus and persisted for 45 ms; for the discrete pattern, two complexes were separated by a gap from approximately 17 to 25 ms. The early complex was probably transmitted via A-fibers: it had a low stimulus current threshold and an average conduction velocity (CV) of 0.58-5.5 m/s; the high threshold late (HTL) complex had a CV = 0.26-0.58 m/s. The average stimulus amplitude-ER magnitude transduction curves for the A and HTL complexes were sigmoidal. For individual rats, in the linear range, mean r2 = 0.96 +/- 0.03 for both complexes. The average stimulus amplitude vs. the systolic blood pressure change (delta sBP) transduction curve was also approximately linear; however, for individual rats, the relationship was not consistently reliable: mean r2 = 0.48 +/- 0.19. Approximately 90% of recording sites had respiratory, and 50% had cardiac synchronism. The NMB preparation is useful for studying central baroreflex mechanisms that operate on time scales of days or weeks, such as adaptation and other kinds of neural plasticity.

  18. Centros Históricos: El auténtico ADN de las Ciudades

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    Antonio Sahady Villanueva

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    Full Text Available La ciudad no dejará de mutar mientras exista: se expande, se concentra, se densifica, se vacía. Pero es en el centro fundacional donde se pueden advertir los genes de su verdadera identidad. Aun cuando todos los centros históricos occidentales coinciden en ciertos rasgos arquitectónicos y urbanos, independiente de sus coordenadas geográficas, cada uno de ellos carga con un conjunto de huellas esenciales que los hace únicos e irreproducibles. Cierto es que todas las trazas primitivas de las ciudades latinoamericanas arrancan del patrón común que imponen los colonizadores, pero paulatinamente van derivando hacia modelos particulares que terminan por hacerlas perfectamente identificables unas de otras. Así, Quito es claramente diferente a La Habana y Bahía guarda una gran distancia con Lima. Santiago, por su parte, todavía preserva algunos de los atributos que, en su esplendor -a finales del siglo XIX-, otorgaron a su centro histórico algún grado de unidad. Hoy día las amenazas son múltiples, en tiempos en que la globalización procura sentar una marca anónima y universal. La misión de los profesionales responsables de modificar la ciudad –y de incidir en el centro histórico, por lo tanto- es defender sus vestigios originales, que son los que constituyen en definitiva, su verdadero ADN.

  19. NC/NG与ADN的相互作用%Interaction of NG/NC with ADN

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    张腊莹; 衡淑云; 刘子如; 张皋; 赵凤起; 谭惠民

    2009-01-01

    用高压差示扫描量热法(PDSC),热重-微商热重法(TG-DTG),研究了双基粘合剂(NC/NG体系)与二硝酰胺铵(ADN)之间的相互作用.结果表明,(NC/NG)/ADN体系中NG的分解峰由NC/NG中的207.0 ℃提前至159.8 ℃,在高压下该分解峰温提前至153.6 ℃.NC/ADN的分解峰温比NG/ADN提前了4.8 ℃,而且大部分的ADN没有被NG加速而提前分解,表明NC对ADN的作用比NG更强烈.此外,还用真空安定性试验(VST)评价了NC/NG与ADN的相容性,混合体系的净增放气量大于11 mL,属于严重不相容,证明在90 ℃下NC/NG与ADN之间也存在强烈的相互作用.

  20. 球形ADN的吸湿机理%Hygroscopic Mechanism of Spherical ADN

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    王婧娜; 胡岚; 张皋; 王克勇; 严蕊; 张婷

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    用动态吸湿性分析法和扫描电镜研究了球形二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的吸湿过程和吸湿过程中ADN形貌的变化,探讨了ADN的吸湿机理.结果表明,ADN吸湿过程可分为平缓吸湿(Ⅰ),急剧增强吸湿(Ⅱ)和潮解(Ⅲ)三个阶段,Ⅰ、Ⅱ阶段是水蒸汽与ADN固体表面的作用,Ⅲ阶段是水蒸汽与ADN液化膜表面的作用.Ⅰ阶段吸湿过程为多分子层吸附,符合BET理论模型;该阶段水与ADN之间的作用力对ADN吸湿性能起主导作用;Ⅱ阶段吸湿机理可用毛细孔凝聚理论解释,影响该阶段ADN吸湿性能的主要因素是ADN表面的光滑程度.

  1. 稳定剂对ADN和NC初期相互作用的影响%Influences of Stabilizers on the Nascent Interaction between ADN and NC

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    李吉祯; 王祎; 刘芳莉; 付小龙; 樊学忠; 张腊莹; 王琼

    2011-01-01

    在研究二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的热行为特性及其与硝化纤维素(NC)相互作用的基础上,利用差示扫描量热法(DSC)研究了稳定剂N-甲基对硝基苯胺(MNA)、二号中定剂(C2)、2-硝基二苯胺(2-NDPA)、六次甲基四胺(HMT)及其复配体系(MNA/C2、MNA/2-NDPA、MNA/HMT)对ADN与NC之间初期相互作用的影响.结果表明,稳定剂MNA和C2可使ADN与NC之间的相互作用得到一定程度的减弱,MNA与C2、2-NDPA和HMT的复配协同作用对ADN与NC之间的初期相互作用产生了较为明显的抑制作用,与NC/ADN二元混合体系相比,NC/(ADN/稳定剂)体系的DSC峰温提前量可由19.2℃缩减至11.9℃.%On the basis of the study of thermal behavior of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and the interaction between ADN and NC, the influences of stabilizers, such as N-methyl-p-nitroaniline(MNA), 1,3-dimethyl-1,3-diphenylurea(C2 ) ,2-nitrodianiline(2-NDPA) ,hexamethylenetetramine(HMT) and its complex MNA/C2, MNA/2-NDPA and MNA/HMT, on the nascent interactions between ADN and NC were investigated by using the method of DSC.The results show that the interaction between ADN and NC can be decreased to a certain extent by mixing MNA and C2, and the nascent interaction between ADN and NC can be inhibited obviously by mixing the complex of MNA/C2, MNA/2-NDPA and MNA/HMT. Comparing the binary system of ADN/NC, the value of △Tp,which is the DSC exothermic peak temperature different between ADN/stabilizer and NC, can be decreased from 19. 2℃ to 11.9 ℃ by using the mixtures of stabilizers.

  2. Preparation and Performaces of ADN/Fe2O3 Nanocomposite Oxidant%ADN/Fe2O3纳米复合氧化剂的制备及性能

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    宋肯彭; 宋小兰; 张树海

    2011-01-01

    By using 1,2-epoxypropane as the agent for speeding up the hydrolyzation of Fe(Ⅲ) ions, AND/Fe2O3 composite wet gel was prepared by sol-gel method under a mild and nontoxic condition. Consequently, the AND/ Fe2O3 aerogel was obtained by means of supercritical CO2 fluid extraction. TEM,SEM,EDS,IR,DSC and sensitivity test were employed to characterize the appearance, structure, thermal behaviour and mechanical sensitivity of the samples. The results indicate that the as-prepared AND/Fe2O3 nanoparticles are about 50- 100 nm in diameter. As the decrease of the mass of AND,the nanocomposites become much insensitive to mechanical stimuli. Moreover,the AND/Fe2 O3 nanoparticles decomposes at lower temperature with the disappearance of melting endothermic peak.%采用溶胶-凝胶法,以1,2-环氧丙烷作为Fe(Ⅲ)离子的水解促进剂,在温和无毒的条件下制备了ADN/Fe2O3复合湿凝胶,再将复合湿凝胶进行超临界CO2萃取后,成功获得ADN/Fe2O3气凝胶.用TEM、SEM、EDS、IR DSC和感度试验对上述样品的形貌、结构、热行为和机械感度进行了表征.结果表明,制得的ADN/Fe2O3纳米复合氧化剂的粒径为50~10 nm,撞击感度和摩擦感度均随着其中ADN含量的减小而降低,分解放热峰较原料ADN有所提前,熔化吸热峰消失.

  3. Vías de reparación del ADN: nuevos blancos en la terapia contra el cáncer

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    José Díaz Chávez; Guadalupe Domínguez Gómez

    2010-01-01

    La quimiorresistencia y radiorresistencia de las células cancerosas son los principales obstáculos en el tratamiento y manejo del cáncer. Un importante mecanismo que permite el desarrollo de resistencia a la terapia es que las células cancerosas reconocen el daño al ADN inducido por agentes quimioterapéuticos y por la radiación ionizante y lo reparan mediante la activación de diversas vías de reparación de ADN. Por tanto, inhibidores de vías específicas de reparación del ADN podrían aumentar ...

  4. Optimización de un protocolo de extracción de ADN genómico para Pinus tecunumanii

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    David A. Cerda-Granados

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available Se optimizó un protocolo para la extracción de ADN genómico de Pinus tecunumanii basado en el método de extracción de Doyle y Doyle (1990. Se probaron los megagametofitos de las semillas de árboles deP. tecunumanii muestreados en cinco poblaciones naturales de Nicaragua. El método consta de maceración del tejido en tubos Eppendorf, una extracción con bromuro trimetil amonio de cetilo (CTABempleando altas concentraciones de sales, proteinasa K, extracciones sucesivas con cloroformo-alcohol isoamílico y un tratamiento con ARNasa A. El rendimiento fue aproximadamente 13μg de ADN por 58.7 mg de tejido inicial fresco. El ADNgenómico obtenido por este método fue apropiado para ser usado en reaccionesRAPD (ADN polimórfico amplificado al azar

  5. 汽车设计网络(ADN):标致-雪铁龙的新标志

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    蒋东镭

    2005-01-01

    标致-雪铁龙集团设计中心又被称为汽车设计网络(以下简称为ADN),集团认为这个名字在观念上符合了设计中心的本质——个完全致力于创新和汽车革新的场所。缩写的ADN在法语中拼为DNA,则表达了该集团要恢复标致和雪铁龙这两个品牌的传统特性的用意。

  6. La aplicación de los análisis de ADN en el proceso penal

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    Hernández Hernández, Edmundo

    2007-01-01

    Resulta difícil para una persona experta resumir en unas breves líneas lo que ha supuesto el extraordinario descubrimiento científico que gira en torno al ADN. De su actualidad nos sobrada cuenta las constantes referencias en los medios de comunicación, con frecuencia acompañada de predicciones futuras próximas a la ciencia ficción. Su repercusión desde plano de ética resulte igualmente innegable pues, al igual que la gran mayoría de los descubrimientos científicos más relevantes, las posibil...

  7. Modelo general de codificación de rna en secuencias de adn y su aprendizaje basado en selección natural

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    Ortiz Triviño, Jorge Eduardo; Acosta Martin, Ernesto

    2010-01-01

    En este artículo se presenta un modelo de codificación de Redes Neuronales Artificiales basado en computación con ADN mediante el cual es posible diseñar una red que sea capaz de responder adecuadamente ante cualquier impulso en su entrada. Se hace uso de las operaciones de manipulación de cadenas genéticas que se emplean a nivel de laboratorio en la actualidad y trabajos previos en computación con ADN que permiten una futura implementación de ese esquema. Se propone también una técnica de ap...

  8. Extracción y tipificación de ADN a partir de piezas dentales de muestras arqueológicas de la prov. de Santa Cruz

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    Cristian M. Crespo; Dejean, Cristina Beatriz; Carnese, Francisco R.; Lanata, José Luis

    2009-01-01

    A partir de la década del ´90, en diversas investigaciones se logró obtener ADN a partir de piezas arqueológicas. Estos estudios paleogenéticos han ayudado a resolver diferentes interrogantes relacionados con modelos de poblamiento de distintas áreas: migraciones, movimientos poblacionales, patrones demográficos y estudios sobre la dieta de las poblaciones originarias. En el presente trabajo se logró extraer ADN a partir de piezas dentales de 3 individuos provenientes del Museo Regional Rosa ...

  9. Transformación de la aflatoxina B1 de alimentos, en el cancerígeno humano, aducto AFB1-ADN

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    Magda Carvajal

    2013-01-01

    Las aflatoxinas (AF) son metabolitos secundarios tóxicos principalmente de los hongos Aspergillus flavus y A. parasiticus, son potentes mutágenos y cancerígenos de alimentos y la exposición del hombre a ellas es continuo. Las AF se ligan al ADN, ARN y proteínas formando aductos AFB1-ADN que se acumulan por años y dañan desde los virus hasta el hombre. Es importante identificar y cuantificar estos aductos como biomarcadores de largo tiempo de riesgo de enfermedad, ya que originan mutaciones y ...

  10. Differences in stress and challenge in clinical practice among ADN and BSN students in varying clinical courses.

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    Oermann, M H; Standfest, K M

    1997-05-01

    There is limited research on student perceptions of their clinical experiences particularly in different clinical courses and settings. The purpose of this study was to examine the degree of stress, challenge, and threat associated with clinical practice experiences among ADN and BSN nursing students enrolled in various clinical courses and settings. The Pagana Clinical Stress Questionnaire was used to assess the clinical experiences of 416 undergraduate nursing students from 10 randomly selected associate degree (ADN) and baccalaureate (BSN) programs in the midwest. Significant differences were found across clinical courses (F[5,399] = 9.58, p < .0001) and settings (F[2,386] = 4.63, p = .01) in terms of students' stress. Stress was highest for students enrolled in pediatric nursing courses. ANOVA indicated significant differences across clinical courses in the degree of challenge and threat experienced by students. There were no differences in any of the variables studied when students had faculty from the nursing program or preceptors from the clinical setting as their teachers.

  11. - Las vacunas de ADN: una promisoria medicina para el paciente veterinario (DNA vaccines: a promising medicine for the veterinary patient

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    Juan Carlos Díaz David

    2006-02-01

    Full Text Available Resumen. Las vacunas de ADN constituyen una promisoria herramienta en vacunología moderna. Al tratarse de una tecnología fácil de aplicar y de gran versatilidad, capaz de estimular una respuesta inmune humoral y celular, esenciales en la lucha contra infecciones virales, constituye una línea primordial de investigación y desarrollo. Esta revisión aborda las características de un vector de ADN y los mecanismos propuestos para la generación de la respuesta inmune mediante este tipo de vacunación. Igualmente, se discuten algunos regímenes de vacunación, ejemplos de respuestas inmunes protectoras obtenidas en especies de interés veterinario, y se hace referencia a las cuestiones de inocuidad inherentes a este tipo de vacuna. Abstract. DNA vaccines represent an invaluable tool in modern vaccinology. Besides being a simple versatile technology, capable of stimulating both cellular and humoral immune responses, it is also an essential weapon to fight against infections of viral etiology. This review emphasizes the characteristics of a DNA vaccine vector, as well as the proposed mechanisms responsible for the generation of a protective immune response. Furthermore, immunization regimes are discussed, examples of protective immune responses attained in target species of veterinary interest are given and reference is made to the safety concerns derived from this kind of vaccine.

  12. Interaction of ADN with nitrate oxidizer%ADN与硝胺氧化剂的相互作用

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    张腊莹; 刘子如; 衡淑云; 韩芳; 岳璞

    2007-01-01

    用高压差示扫描量热法(PDSC)和热重-微商热重法(TG-DTG),研究了高能氧化剂ADN(二硝酰胺铵)的热分解及其与HMX和RDX的相互作用.结果表明,ADN与HMX和RDX之间存在着强烈的相互作用.因部分HMX溶于熔融的ADN中,而参与了ADN组分的分解,ADN的放热分解峰温因压力升高而提高,而HMX产生了双分解峰.大量的RDX因ADN的熔融而提前液化与ADN一起分解,因ADN气相产物的抑制作用,使混合体系中RDX组分常压下的分解峰温后移,而RDX自身分解气相产物的催化作用,使其高压下的分解峰温前移.

  13. Comparación de métodos de extracción de ADN en tejidos parafinados y utilidad para amplificación por PCR

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    Javier Alonso Baena Del Valle

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available ResumenLos tejidos fijados en formol e incluidos en parafina son una fuente de material para hallazgos moleculares en el ámbito clínico y científico, demostrándose que el ADN extraído de éstos,  es adecuado para amplificación a través de la reacción en cadena de la polimerasa (RCP. En este estudio, se ensayaron tres métodos de extracción de ADN en tejidos incluidos en parafina, con el objetivo de comparar la eficiencia de estos para obtener ADN adecuado, además se analizó su utilidad en amplificación por RCP. Se emplearon tres muestras, correspondientes a una biopsia de pulmón, legrado endometrial y ganglio linfático, todas fijadas en formaldehido al 10% e incluidas en parafina. Utilizándose tres métodos diferentes de extracción de ADN (extracción por salting out, método modificado de Sambrook y kit comercial El ADN obtenido se cuantificó por espectrofotometría, además se realizó electroforesis en gel de agarosa al 1%, para comprobar si el ADN era de buena calidad y se  realizó RCP para el exón 3 del gen caveolina 1. Todos los métodos dieron como resultado una buen producto de ADN genómico, observándose mayor cantidad y pureza en los métodos de salting out y kit comercial, asimismo se obtuvo amplificación del producto esperado por estos dos métodos, no hubo buenos resultados con el ADN extraído por el método modificado "Preparation of Genomic DNA from Mouse Tails y Other Small samples, según Sambrook”. El ADN obtenido a partir de tejidos FFIP puede ser amplificado por varios métodos, entre estos, la extracción por salting out es útil y con poca toxicidad,  permite obtener ADN de buena calidad para amplificación por RCP. Abstract Formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissues are a source of important molecular findings in clinical and scientific, demonstrating that the DNA extracted from these is suitable for amplification by polymerase chain reaction (PCR. In this study, we tested three methods of

  14. Desarrollo y validación de nuevas metodologías para la caracterización de la interacción de ligandos con ADN. Estudio de la

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    García Hernández, Verónica

    2009-01-01

    El diseño de compuestos con capacidad de unión a secuencias específicas de ADN tiene gran importancia en farmacología dado que existen numerosos fármacos que tienen el ADN como diana y cuya actividad terapéutica se basa en la afinidad y selectividad de su interacción con el mismo. Por otro lado, estos ligandos de bajo peso molecular con capacidad de unión a secuencias predeterminadas de ADN pueden ser herramientas de gran utilidad en biología molecular. Para comprender en ...

  15. Evaluación de dos métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de biopsias fijadas en formalina y embebidas en parafina en condiciones no optimas

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    Bravo Luis Eduardo; Pazos Moncayo Alvaro Jairo; Astudillo Miryam; Bustamante Javier Andres

    2011-01-01

    Los tejidos de archivo son un material de incalculable valor para estudios retrospectivos que requieran la aplicación de análisis moleculares. Existen múltiples métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de este tipo de muestras. No obstante, la mayoría de m��todos toman mucho tiempo y los reactivos empleados contribuyen a la fragmentación del ADN. Con el objetivo de optimizar dos métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de tejidos embebidos en parafina en condiciones no optimas. Se seleccionaron 47 ...

  16. ADN-1184, a monoaminergic ligand with 5-HT6/7 receptor antagonist action, exhibits activity in animal models of anxiety.

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    Partyka, Anna; Wasik, Anna; Jastrzębska-Więsek, Magdalena; Mierzejewski, Paweł; Bieńkowski, Przemysław; Kołaczkowski, Marcin; Wesołowska, Anna

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    Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) include apathy, sleep problems, irritability, wandering, elation, agitation/aggression, and mood disorders such as depression and/or anxiety. Elderly patients are usually treated with second-generation antipsychotics; however, they present not enough efficacy against all symptoms observed. Hence, there still is an unmet need for novel pharmacotherapeutic agents targeted BPSD. A novel arylsulfonamide derivative ADN-1184 has been developed that possesses a preclinical profile of activity corresponding to criteria required for treatment of both psychosis and depressive symptoms of BPSD without exacerbating cognitive impairment or inducing motor disturbances. To broaden its pharmacological efficacy toward anxiety symptoms, its anxiolytic properties have been examined in common animal preclinical models in rats and mice. ADN-1184 significantly increased the number of entries into open arms measured in the elevated plus-maze test; however, it simultaneously increased parameters of exploratory activity. In the Vogel conflict drinking test, ADN-1184 dose-dependently and significantly increased the number of shocks accepted and the number of licks. Moreover, in mice, it also had specific anxiolytic-like activity in the four-plate test, and only negligible one at a specific mid-range dose measured in the spontaneous marble burying test. The obtained findings reveal that ADN-1184 displays anxiolytic-like activity in animal models of anxiety which employed punished stimuli. In its unusual combination of some anxiolytic action with already proven antipsychotic and antidepressant properties, and lack of any disruptive impact on learning and memory processes and motor coordination, ADN-1184 displays a profile that would be desired for a novel therapeutic for BPSD.

  17. ADN-1184, a monoaminergic ligand with 5-HT6/7 receptor antagonist action, exhibits activity in animal models of anxiety.

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    Partyka, Anna; Wasik, Anna; Jastrzębska-Więsek, Magdalena; Mierzejewski, Paweł; Bieńkowski, Przemysław; Kołaczkowski, Marcin; Wesołowska, Anna

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    Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) include apathy, sleep problems, irritability, wandering, elation, agitation/aggression, and mood disorders such as depression and/or anxiety. Elderly patients are usually treated with second-generation antipsychotics; however, they present not enough efficacy against all symptoms observed. Hence, there still is an unmet need for novel pharmacotherapeutic agents targeted BPSD. A novel arylsulfonamide derivative ADN-1184 has been developed that possesses a preclinical profile of activity corresponding to criteria required for treatment of both psychosis and depressive symptoms of BPSD without exacerbating cognitive impairment or inducing motor disturbances. To broaden its pharmacological efficacy toward anxiety symptoms, its anxiolytic properties have been examined in common animal preclinical models in rats and mice. ADN-1184 significantly increased the number of entries into open arms measured in the elevated plus-maze test; however, it simultaneously increased parameters of exploratory activity. In the Vogel conflict drinking test, ADN-1184 dose-dependently and significantly increased the number of shocks accepted and the number of licks. Moreover, in mice, it also had specific anxiolytic-like activity in the four-plate test, and only negligible one at a specific mid-range dose measured in the spontaneous marble burying test. The obtained findings reveal that ADN-1184 displays anxiolytic-like activity in animal models of anxiety which employed punished stimuli. In its unusual combination of some anxiolytic action with already proven antipsychotic and antidepressant properties, and lack of any disruptive impact on learning and memory processes and motor coordination, ADN-1184 displays a profile that would be desired for a novel therapeutic for BPSD. PMID:26979176

  18. Détection d'adduits benzo[a]pyrène-ADN dans les cellules mononucléaires périphériques d'ouvriers de cokeries : corrélation à la capacité de fixation à l'ADN

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    Rojas, Margarita; Alexandrov, Kroum; Auburtin, Guy; Mayer, Lucienne; Mahieu, Bernard; Wastiaux-Denameur, Agnès; Sebastien, Patrick; Bartsch, Helmut

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    Un des objectifs des enquetes d'epidemiologie moleculaire sur le risque de cancer du poumon est de caracteriser le role que jouent les facteurs d'hotes dans les evenements critiques menant a l'activation de cancerogenes qui, eux, peuvent provoquer des lesions a l'ADN humain.La formation d'adduits de l'ADN etant consideree comme un evenement critique de la tumorigenese, on estime que les variations interindividuelles (genetiquement determinees) de l'activation de cancerogenes sont un important...

  19. Secuencia parcial de un fragmento de ADN de patos silvestres homologo al Complejo Mayor de

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    González-Guzmán Sofía

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available ResumenLa variación individual de la respuesta inmune esta ligada a ladiversidad funcional y estructural del MHC (por sus siglas en inglesMajor Histocompatibility Complex, TcR (Receptores de células T,inmunoglobulinas (anticuerpos, citoquininas, TNF (por sus siglas eningles Tumor Necrosis Factor, entre otras proteínas. Estas proteínasestán codificadas por múltiples y polimórficos genes, la variabilidad de estos genes constituyen las principales bases, en las variaciones de la resistencia a determinada enfermedad o enfermedades. Estascaracterísticas se han documentado en la gallina doméstica, pero no enel pato. En el presente trabajo se amplifico por PCR un fragmento denucleótidos de ADN genómico de pato doméstico que compartió un100% de similitud con un fragmento del MHC clase II de pollo, quecorrespondió a una secuencia similar a DAB1 (Disabled 1.La secuencia DAB1 también fue amplificada en nueve especies de patos silvestres del género Anas que posterior a un análisis por el polimorfismo del largo de los fragmentos de restricción (PLFR con las enzimas RsaI, BsrI y HindIII, se observó que la especie Anas americana,Anas platyrhynchos diazi y Anas platyrhynchos domesticus fueronsutilmente diferentes a la especie Anas discors, Anas crecca, Anascyanoptera, Anas acuta, Anas streptera y Anas clypeata. Hasta dondesabemos, este es el primer reporte que indica la presencia desecuencias similares a DAB1 en patos silvestres. Este estudio podríaayudar a entender porque los patos podrían ser menos susceptibles apresentar neoplasias que en las gallinas.SummaryThe individual response of the immune system is linked to the functional and structural diversity of the MHC (Major Histocompatibility Complex, TcR (T cell receptor, inmunoglobulines (antibodies, citokines, TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor, among other proteins. These proteins are coded for multiple and polymorphic genes, the variability of these genes constitutes the main bases, in the

  20. Metilación del ADN en posiciones individuales del genoma humano dentro de contextos epigenéticos regionales

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    Barrera Burgos, Víctor

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    La metilación del ADN es una de las modificaciones epigenéticas más estudiadas y cuyo mecanismo de acción es más conocido. Consiste en la transferencia enzimática de un grupo metilo a la posición 5' de la citosina. Resulta la principal modificación epigenética en mamíferos, donde se encuentra restringida principalmente a la citosina del dinucleótido CpG, y está relacionada con el silenciamiento transcripcional. Tiene un papel clave en la regulación epigenética y por tanto, su análisis es de g...

  1. El ADN de la marca. La concepción de sus valores intangibles en un contexto dialogado

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    Jaime Alberto Orozco Toro

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    Full Text Available Aún hoy, en plena sociedad del conocimiento, se tienen límites conceptuales en relación con aspectos tan fundamentales como la identidad, la imagen y la reputación de marca. Incluso donde mayores dificultades se presentan es en las posibilidades de evaluación y medición de cada uno de estos conceptos ligados con la reputación empresarial. Así, la marca, como el elemento fundamental de las empresas del presente siglo, se ve obligada a indagar nuevas formas de interpretar sus acciones estratégicas, con el único objetivo de continuar conformando la estructura de la marca, el ADN que la diferencia y que le permite contrastar sus resultados a partir de evaluaciones y mediciones fiables, en un contexto donde la transparencia, ante el alud de comunicación, se plantea casi como una exigencia.

  2. 氨基甲酸乙酯法合成ADN%Synthesis of Ammonium Dinitramide from Ethyl Carbamate

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    王伯周; 刘愆; 张志忠; 廉鹏; 朱春华

    2005-01-01

    以氨基甲酸乙酯为起始原料,经硝硫混酸硝化合成中间体N-硝基氨基甲酸乙酯的铵盐,然后用N2O5为二次硝化剂,硝化、氨解得到二硝酰胺铵(ADN),粗品收率为72%,精制后熔点为90~92℃.采用元素分析、红外光谱及紫外光谱鉴定了ADN的结构,并对二次硝化反应的主要影响因素料比、反应温度、反应介质、反应时间等进行了探讨,确定了最佳合成条件.

  3. Modulación de la interacción de péptidos derivados de factores de transcripción con secuencias específicas de ADN

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    Mosquera Mosquera, Jesús

    2015-01-01

    En esta tesis doctoral se han estudiado diversas aproximaciones para lograr emular las propiedades de unión al ADN de los factores de transcripción naturales. el trabajo se divide en cuatro capítulos.

  4. Modélisation multi-échelle de l’ADN, de la double-hélice à la chromatine

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    De Meyer, Sam

    2012-01-01

    Dans le noyau des cellules eucaryotes, l’ADN s’enroule autour d’histones pour former des nucléosomes, lesquels s’arrangent à leur tour en une fibre compacte et dynamique appelée chromatine. Les propriétés physiques de cette fibre aux différentes échelles, depuis la double-hélice de l’ADN jusqu’aux chromosomes micrométriques, sont essentielles aux mécanismes complexes de l’expression des gènes et sa régulation. La présente thèse est une contribution audéveloppement de modèles physiques capable...

  5. ADN无机法合成及分离纯化研究%Inorganic Synthesis of ADN and Its Separation and Purification

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    刘愆; 王伯周; 张海昊; 廉鹏; 王锡杰; 贾思媛

    2006-01-01

    以氨基磺酸为起始原料,经氢氧化钾中和获得氨基磺酸钾,然后用硝硫混酸低温硝化、氨气中和合成了二硝酰胺铵盐(ADN),初步探索了硝化反应温度对收率的影响.采用活性炭吸附的方法对ADN进行了有效的分离纯化,对活性炭用量、洗脱速度、洗脱终点、解吸方式等进行了研究,获得纯度为99.8%的ADN.

  6. 混酸法合成ADN的分离纯化工艺研究%Separation and Purification of ADN Synthesized by Mixed Acid Method

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    刘海洲; 许华新; 李宁; 王学敏; 陈金中

    2009-01-01

    二硝酰胺铵(ADN)是一种高能高燃速和不含氯元素的新型氧化剂,混酸法合成ADN时会生成大量的无机盐副产物,采用活性炭吸附的方法可以对ADN进行有效的分离纯化.对活性炭的种类、吸附溶剂的种类、解吸溶剂的利类、吸附浓度、吸附方式进行了研究,并确定了较佳的工艺条件,制备了质最分数达99.5%以上的ADN.

  7. 聚氨酯黏合剂包覆球形ADN的性能研究%Properties of Prilled Ammonium Dinitramide (ADN)Coated by Polyurethane Binders

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    胥会祥; 廖林泉; 刘愆; 李勇宏; 冉秀伦; 赵凤起

    2008-01-01

    为降低球形二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的吸湿性,采用聚氨酯黏合剂对其进行包覆.用扫描电镜(SEM)和称重法分析了包覆后ADN的表面形貌和吸湿性,结果表明,聚氨酯黏合剂在ADN表面形成絮状的包覆膜,使包覆后ADN的吸湿率明显小于包覆前ADN,在相对湿度60%以下,包覆后ADN在空气中暴露30天时吸湿率仅0.136%,吸湿率不随时间增加.热分析和机械感度测试表明,聚氨酯黏合剂对ADN的熔点、分解峰温、分解热焓的影响较小,但使ADN的机械感度增加,包覆前后ADN的摩擦感度分别为30%和60%,撞击感度(H50)分别为30.5 cm和27.8 cm.

  8. Diversidad genética de poblaciones de ajo (Allium sativum L. cultivadas en Guatemala, definida por marcadores de ADN

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    Fredy Uber Rosales-Longo

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Diversidad genética de las poblaciones de ajo (Allium sativum L. cultivadas en Gua temala, definida por mar cado res de ADN. En Guatemala es escasa la in for ma ción sobre la diversidad genética de ajo. Los objetivos del estudio fueron: incidir en el mejoramiento de Allium sativum, so bre la base del conocimiento de su variabilidad genética, así mismo, establecer una colección in vi tro de la co lec ción de las poblaciones cultivadas en Guatemala. Los experimentos fueron realizados entre octubre de 2005 y marzo de 2006. La determinación de las variaciones de ADN se realizaron me dian te la téc ni ca de AFLP™. La información se analiza por medio de análisis de componentes principales, análisis de coordenadas principales y análisis de conglomerados. Mediante la inspección de los pro duc tos de AFLP™ y análi sis estadísticos, se detectó una alta variabilidad genética entre los materiales vegetales colectados. Las muestras clasificadas co mo del ti po “Chi leno”, correspondieron a los tipos “Criollo”. Nueve bien diferenciados grupos genéticos se conformaron en un dendrograma y se con fir mó que la diversidad genética descubierta es una función del lugar don de se cul ti van las po bla cio nes de ajo. Se identificó una mayor diversidad genética entre las mues tras de ajo del ti po “Crio llo” que las que se tienen en tre los ma te ria les del ti po “Chileno”, como producto de la mayor dispersión espacial de los primeros. Los materiales genéticos de ajo se encuentran actualmente preservados en un Banco de Germoplasma in vi tro en la Uni dad de Bio tec no lo gía del IC TA.

  9. Estandarización de un protocolo sencillo para la extracción de ADN genómico de levaduras

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    Esteban Osorio-Cadavid

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Standardising a simple protocol for extracting yeast from genomic DNA Resumen: Se estandarizó un protocolo rápido, sencillo y de bajo costo para la extracción de ADN genómico de levaduras a partir de lisis de la pared celular mediante tratamiento enzimático y precipitación por alcoholes. El empleo de la enzima Beta-glucoronidasa en reemplazo de la enzima Zimolasa, permitió obtener ADN en alta concentración (124,9±30,2 ng/μl y de buena calidad (A260/A280 nm =1,86±0,1, ideal para su uso en estudios de biología molecular. Además, se adicionó un paso de incubación del ADN obtenido a 100° C para inactivar ADNasas. La calidad del ADN obtenido fue evaluada por medio de la amplificación de la región ITS1-5.8S-ITS2, presentando bandas definidas y cuantificables (entre 380 y 880 pb ideales para estudios de identificación molecular y filogenia.Palabras clave: levadura; extracción de ADN; Beta-Glucoronidasa. Abstract: A quick, simple and low-cost protocol for extracting genomic DNA from yeast by cell wall lysis involving enzymatic treatment and alcoholic precipitation was standardised. Higher DNA yields (124.9±30.2 ng/μl were obtained by using beta-glucuronidase instead of zymolyase; these had very high quality (A260/A280 nm = 1.86±0.1 and would be suitable for use in molecular biology assays. Moreover, a DNAse inactivation step was also introduced by incubation at 100 °C to further ensure DNA stability. DNA quality was assayed by PCR amplification of the ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 region, revealing defined, quantifiable 380 to 880 bp bands. These results show that the protocol is ideal for molecular identification and phylogenetic studies.Key words: Yeast; DNA extraction; beta-glucoronidase.

  10. Hygroscopicity of ADN with Dynamic Method%动态法研究ADN的吸湿性能

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    王婧娜; 张皋; 严蕊; 胡岚; 张婷

    2012-01-01

    针对二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的强吸湿性及吸湿性研究的迫切性,建立了动态分析的新方法.采用快速分析方法研究了ADN的吸湿性能,得出了ADN的吸湿过程曲线、临界相对湿度、吸湿速率曲线.比较动态分析方法与干燥器平衡法(标准方法GJB7708 -2005 -404.1)结果,认为两种方法准确度等效.动态分析方法的相对标准偏差为1.45%.%Aim at the strong hygroscopicity of ammonium dinitramid( AND)and the necessity of the hygroscopicity investigation,a new dynamic analytical method was estabilished. The hygroscopicity of AND was studied by a rapid analytical method. The curves describing the hygroscopic process, hygroscopic speed and critical relative humidity were obtained. Compared to airer equity method, the dynamic method showed an equivalent result to the standardization method GJB770B -2005 -404. 1 in accuracy. The relative standard deviation of the dynamic analytical method was 1.45%.

  11. El entramado filiatorio y el ADN: Análisis de las competencias profesionales del psicólogo

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    Natacha Salomé Lima

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo se propone evaluar el grado de conocimiento que tienen los profesionales psicólogos en el ámbito de dos situaciones filiatorias controvertidas: casos de restitución de identidad vs casos de niños concebidos por tecnologías de reproducción humana asistida (TRHA, estableciendo como eje vertebrador al ADN y sus múltiples significaciones. ¿Ofrece la formación de grado los contenidos apropiados para desarrollar el quehacer profesional a la luz de las nuevas demandas sociales y tecno-científicas? Se presenta el análisis de los datos cuali-cuantitativos obtenidos a partir de una muestra conformada por 76 entrevistas realizadas a profesionales psicólogos, de ambos sexos, cuya edad oscila entre los 23 y los 70 años, de los cuales el 86 % han sido formados con el mismo plan de estudios de la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. En las conclusiones se destaca la falta de ajuste existente entre las nuevas necesidades sociales y la capacitación que los graduados reciben en el caso particular de la República Argentina.

  12. Interaction and compatibility of ADN with compositions of propellant by thermal analysis method%热分析法研究ADN与推进剂组分的相互作用及相容性

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    张伟; 邵重斌; 刘芳莉; 樊学忠; 谢五喜; 庞维强; 闫宁; 刘小刚; 刘春; 姬月萍

    2014-01-01

    用高压差示扫描量热法( PDSC),研究了ADN(二硝酰胺铵)与推进剂的粘合剂、固化剂、增塑剂和高能填料的相互作用及相容性。结果表明,ADN与PEG、TDI和HDI二元混合物的分解温度比ADN的分解峰温低16.3~26.9℃,混合体系相互作用危险,相容性差;ADN与NG-BTTN、TEGDN、Bu-NENA和HMX二元混合物的分解温度略高于ADN的分解峰温0.5~7.5℃,对应混合物的分解温度比NG-BTTN、TEGDN、Bu-NENA和HMX的分解温度低5.9~14.4℃,混合体系的相互作用较为敏感;ADN与GAP、PBT、PET、IPDI、N-100、NG、TMETN、BDNPA-F和Al二元混合物的分解温度与各单组分分解温度差小于2℃,上述组分相容。%The interaction and compatibility of ADN with various main compositions of propellant, including binders, curing a-gents, plasticizers and energetic fillers, were investigated by means of PDSC.Results show that Tp(decomposition temperature) of ADN-PEG,-TDI and -HDI dual mixing system is 16.3~26.9℃ lower than Tp of ADN.The interactions between them are dangerous and ADN is incompatible with PEG, TDI and HDI;Tp of ADN-NG/BTTN,-TEGDN,-Bu-NENA and-HMX dual mixing system is 0.5~7.5 ℃ higher than Tp of ADN and 5.9~14.4℃ lower than those of corresponding compositions(NG/BTTN, TEGDN, Bu-NE-NA and HMX), thus the interactions between them are sensitive;ΔTp(difference of decomposition temperature) of ADN-GAP, -PBT,-PET,-IPDI,-N-100,-NG,-TMETN,-BDNPA-F and -Al dual mixing system with the corresponding compositions is less than 2 ℃, and ADN is found to be compatible with compositions mentioned above.

  13. Evaluación de dos métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de biopsias fijadas en formalina y embebidas en parafina en condiciones no optimas

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    Bravo Luis Eduardo

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Los tejidos de archivo son un material de incalculable valor para estudios retrospectivos que requieran la aplicación de análisis moleculares. Existen múltiples métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de este tipo de muestras. No obstante, la mayoría de m��todos toman mucho tiempo y los reactivos empleados contribuyen a la fragmentación del ADN. Con el objetivo de optimizar dos métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de tejidos embebidos en parafina en condiciones no optimas. Se seleccionaron 47 bloques en parafina que contenían biopsias de pleura, pulmón y pericardio correspondientes a 24 pacientes (66,66%hombres mayores de 18 años, con inflamación granulomatosa crónica, remitidos al Departamento de Patología del Hospital Universitario del Valle entre 2002-2007. A cada muestra se le realizaron 10 cortes y se sometieron a dos métodos de extracción de ADN: 1.Convencional y 2.QIAamp-DNA mini kit®. La eficiencia del ADN fue valorada por espectrofotometría y amplificación del gen GAPDH. La concentración de ADN de las muestras extraídas por el método convencional fue de 65.52ng/µl ±11.47 (promedio±EE y la relación 260/280 vario entre 0.52 y 2.30. De las muestras extraídas por el método comercial, la concentración media de ADN fue 60.89ng/µl±6.02, con una absorbancia que oscilo entre 0 y 2.64. El ADN obtenido fue sometido a PCR, de 47 muestras extraídas por ambos métodos, 25 y 23 respectivamente amplificarón exitosamente el gen GAPDH. Los métodos usados para la obtención de ADN presentaron un desempeño similar, revelando así su potencial utilidad en estudios retrospectivos a partir de biopsias embebidas en parafina en condiciones inadecuadas.

  14. Effect of a new aldose reductase inhibitor, 8'-chloro-2',3'-dihydrospiro [pyrrolidine-3,6'(5'H)-pyrrolo[1,2,3-de] [1,4]benzoxazine]-2,5,5'- trione (ADN-138), on delayed motor nerve conduction velocity in streptozotocin-diabetic rats.

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    Hirata, Y; Fujimori, S; Okada, K

    1988-02-01

    The effects of a chemically new type of aldose reductase inhibitor, ADN-138, on delayed motor nerve conduction velocity (MNCV) and sciatic nerve sorbitol, fructose and myo-inositol levels were studied in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. MNCV in rats was significantly delayed after 3 weeks of diabetes and ADN-138 treatment was started at this point. Treatment of diabetics with ADN-138 at 5 and 20 but not 1 mg/kg/d for 3 weeks resulted in a significant increase in MNCV and reduced sorbitol levels to or below those of nondiabetic controls. However, fructose, though decreased in a dose-dependent manner, was not normalized. The reference drug, Sorbinil, showed similar effects on them. After the 3 weeks of ADN-138(20 mg/kg/d) treatment, diabetics were left on ADN-138 or continued further to be treated with it for 3 weeks. The withdrawal of ADN-138 prevented a further increase in MNCV and restored sorbitol and fructose to nontreated diabetic levels, and myo-inositol levels declined. In contrast, the ADN-138-continued group kept improving its MNCV and normalized sorbitol and myo-inositol. These results suggest that polyol accumulation is responsible for delayed MNCV and that the action of ADN-138 on MNCV reflected reversibility of metabolic function in diabetics.

  15. Diseño y síntesis de metalopéptidos y su aplicación como agentes de unión al ADN

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    Rama Martínez, Gustavo

    2014-01-01

    Uno de los campos más activos en Química Biológica y en Química Médica es el desarrollo de moléculas con utilidad terapéutica, incluyendo las que tienen el ADN como diana. El descubrimiento del origen genético de múltiples enfermedades, así como la influencia del genotipo en la respuesta a medicamentos, hace que la detección de secuencias específicas del ADN tenga un enorme potencial diagnóstico y clínico. Entre los agentes clásicos de reconocimiento específico del ADN desta...

  16. Structure par RMN d'un complexe AlcR(1-60)-ADN: Reconnaissance du petit sillon par la partie N-terminale

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    Cahuzac, B.; Félenbok, B.; Guittet, E.

    1999-10-01

    Aspergillus nidulans is a filamentous fungus able to use ethanol as sole energy source. The activation of the ethanol regulon genes expression is mediated by the AlcR protein. Its DNA-binding domain is located in the N-terminus (residues 1 to 60), and its NMR solution structure shows a global zinc binuclear cluster fold, with two helices in addition to the basic binuclear motif. A small number of crystallographic structures of DNA complexes of binuclear cluster proteins is yet known, and points out the major groove and the first helix as the principal sites of interaction on the DNA and the protein respectively. In this article we show evidences that the N-terminus of the protein is involved in binding to the minor groove. Aspergillus nidulans est un champignon filamenteux capable d'utiliser l'éthanol comme source unique d'énergie. La protéine AlcR est responsable de l'activation de l'expression des gènes du régulon éthanol. Le domaine de liaison à l'ADN est situé dans la partie N-terminale de la protéine (a.a. 1 à 60), et sa structure déterminée par RMN en solution montre un repliement global en bouquet binucléaire à zinc, avec deux hélices supplémentaires par rapport au motif de base. Alors que les structures déjà connues de complexes ADN - bouquets binucléaires permettent de situer dans le grand sillon la quasi-totalité des interactions, nous montrons dans la présente étude l'implication du début de la séquence dans la reconnaissance du petit sillon de l'ADN (a.a. 5 et 6).

  17. Combustion Properties of PGN/ADN Propellants%PGN/ADN推进剂的燃烧性能

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    尚冬琴; 黄洪勇

    2010-01-01

    采用靶线法在3.0~15.0 MPa压强范围内,研究了固含量、铝粉含量、二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的粒径及含量、燃速调节剂及热稳定剂对PGN/ADN推进剂燃烧性能的影响.结果表明,ADN的粒径(<450 μm,450~900 μm)和含量(0%~30%)增加时,PGN/ADN推进剂的燃速和压强指数均适当增加; 改变Al粉含量,PGN/ADN推进剂的燃速和压强指数均无明显变化; 添加适量(0.5%)燃速调节剂Fe2O3可增加推进剂的燃速并降低压强指数,添加适量(0.5%)燃速调节剂草酰胺可有效降低压强指数. 添加适量稳定剂(1%)2-硝基二苯胺(2-DNPA)和N-甲基-4-硝基苯胺(MNA)可以使推进剂的压强指数分别由0.49降低到0.34和0.40.

  18. Protocolo de extracción de ADN en lotes de 10 mosquitos para la identificación de Plasmodium spp. mediante qPCR

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    A. Pérez Rico; J. Lacasa Navarro; J.M. Rubio Muñoz; S. Ruiz Contreras; J.L. Vega Pla

    2013-01-01

    Las tropas que despliegan en zonas de operaciones endémicas de malaria, necesitan de una información precisa del riesgo sanitario para la toma de decisiones acerca de las medidas de prevención más adecuadas. El estado de portador de un mosquito se determina clásicamente por la presencia o ausencia de esporozoitos de Plasmodium spp. en las glándulas salivales. Los protocolos basados en la amplificación del ADN en tiempo real (qPCR) son muy sensibles, sin embargo existen dificultades en la qPCR...

  19. 二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的燃烧特性研究进展%Combustion characteristics and mechanisms of ammonium dinitramide

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    杨荣杰

    2003-01-01

    综述了国外二硝酰胺铵(ADN)燃烧特性和燃烧机理研究的进展,包括ADN及其复合推进剂的燃烧特点,燃速-压力依赖关系,燃烧波温度分布特征,初始分解机理,低压下燃烧暗区形成的机理和存在燃速不稳定压力区的原因分析.此外,对暗区形成的机理进行了讨论.

  20. Evaluación de cuatro métodos de extracción del ADN de Histoplasmacapsulatum y su uso en reacciones de PCR

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    Ernesto Xavier Monroy-Vaca

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Histoplasmacapsulatum es un hongo endémico de Cuba y el agente causal de la histoplasmosis. Esta micosis se presenta en forma de brotes epidémicos, afecta a las personas, independiente de su estado inmunológico. Su diagnóstico se realiza mediante técnicas microbiológicas, serológicas e histológicas que tienen una sensibilidad moderada y son demoradas. Por lo que se hace necesario la estandarización de métodos moleculares rápidos y eficientes para el diagnóstico de esta micosis. Se evaluaron cuatro métodos de extracción del ADN (enzimático, mecánico y dos químicos: tiocianato de guanidinio y Tritón X-100 a partir de una cepa de H. capsulatum en fase filamentosa. Se determinó la concentración, la pureza, el rendimiento y la integridad del ADN mediante espectrofotometría y electroforesis en gel de agarosa. Se evaluaron dos técnicas de PCR con el ADN obtenido, con cebadores específicos de especie y otro con un cebador arbitrario. Los mejores resultados de concentración, pureza, rendimiento e integridad se obtuvieron con el método de extracción enzimático. Se logró la estandarización de las PCR con cebadores específicos, confirmándose así las 16 cepas estudiadas como H. capsulatum. Con el cebador arbitrario se amplificaron secuencias diferentes en las cepas ensayadas. Se demostró que el método de extracción enzimática brindó un ADN de buena calidad para su utilización en PCR. Este trabajo facilita el diagnóstico rápido y confiable de H. capsulatum en Cuba y brinda la posibilidad de identificar cepas con estructuras relacionadas genéticamente con los marcadores de patogenicidad y la virulencia, útiles para conformar un inmunógenovacunal.

  1. Modelo matemático que describe la migración del ADN lineal en las minicámaras de Electroforesis de Campos Alternantes Transversales del Sistema Guefast06®

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    Yainelis Garrido-Nico; Lilia López-Cánovas; Evelio González-Dalma; David Higginson-Clark; Karen León-Arcia; Ana María Riverón-Rojas

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    En la actualidad no existen ecuaciones que describan la migra ción de moléculas de ADN lineal en las minicámaras de Electroforesis de Campos Alternantes Transversales (TAFE). El diseño y predicción de las condiciones experimentales en este sistema se realiza de manera empírica, lo cual es ineficiente, y ocasiona pérd ida de tiempo y reactivos. Las ecuaciones de la migración del ADN lineal en el sistema de Electroforesis de Campos Eléctricos Homogéneos en un Contorno Fijo (CHEF), no son aplica...

  2. ADN及其混合物燃烧性能的理论计算%THEORETIC CALCULATION OF THE BURNING RATE CHARACTERISTICS OF ADN AND ITS MIXTRUES

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    杨栋; 宋洪昌; 赵凤起; 李上文

    1998-01-01

    分析了新型含能材料二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的热分解特性和燃烧特性,提出ADN燃烧初期热分解反应的假说,建立了由化学结构特征计算ADN及其混合物燃速公式,并计算了ADN和配比不同的ADN混合物的燃速特征.计算结果与实测值十分一致.从化学结构和化学反应的层次分析了ADN单质燃烧出现平台燃烧现象的原因,认为ADN热分解过程中,中间产物NH4NO3的形成和消失在平台(麦撒)燃烧中起着关键作用.预测了ADN提高固体推进剂燃速和降低燃速压力指数的趋势.

  3. Revisión sobre la genética del origen del ganado vacuno y las aportaciones del ADN antiguo

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    Lira, J.

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Actualmente el ganado vacuno es la especie doméstica económicamente más importante de todas las que explota el hombre. Por este motivo este trabajo hace un repaso de los estudios que se han llevado a cabo sobre la aparación del ganado doméstico, teniendo en cuenta las evidencias aruqeológicas y genéticas. Durante las dos últimas décadas el análisis del ADN mitocondrial se ha mostrado como una herramienta muy útil para profundizar en los focos de origen, migración y posibles eventos independientes de domesticación, tanto del ganado taurino como del ganado cebú. Se ofrece una revisión de los estudios que se han centrado en el desarrollo de los linajes maternos del ganado doméstico, analizando ADN mitocondrial de individuos modernos y de restos antiguos de diferentes cronologías. Además, exponemos los resultados complementarios obtenidos a partir del análisis del cromosoma Y extraído de muestras antiguas.

  4. Divergencia intraespecífica y código de barras de ADN en Systrophia helicycloides (Gastropoda, Scolodontidae

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    Pedro Romero

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available El DNA barcoding es un análisis que se basa en la comparación de distancias genéticas para identificar especies utilizando principalmente un segmento del gen Citocromo C Oxidasa I (COI. Los retos para la identificación surgen al estudiar grupos que presentan gran diversidad genética como los moluscos. Por ello, los objetivos de nuestra investigación fueron estimar la divergencia intraespecífica en el molusco terrestre amazónico Systrophia helicycloides (Gastropoda, Scolodontidae y evaluar la utilización de los códigos de barras de ADN en la identificación molecular de esta especie. Las secuencias de nucleótidos fueron comparadas con las bases de datos Genbank y BOLD (Barcode of Life Data Systems. Se realizó un análisis de distancia genética mediante Neighbour Joining. Systrophia helicycloides presentó dos grupos de haplotipos con distancias genéticas intraespecíficas mayores a 4%. También se observó una superposición entre las distancias intraespecíficas y las interespecíficas. La gran divergencia intraespecífica puede estar relacionada a la rápida variación del genoma mitocondrial, la distribución poblacional de los moluscos la cual permite el aislamiento y diferenciación genética, y la presencia de polimorfismos ancestrales. Los perfiles COI enviados a la base de datos BOLD son los primeros registros para esta especie y permitieron diferenciar a Systrophia helicycloides de otras especies. Estos perfiles corroboran la gran variación que ocurre en el genoma mitocondrial de moluscos terrestres por lo que la asignación de especies en este grupo precisa de la combinación entre los valores de divergencia genética, la evaluación de sitios informativos y los estudios de taxonomía convencional.

  5. Detección del estado de metilación de los genes dapk, cdh13, cdh1 y rassf1 en ADN de plasma de pacientes con cáncer de cuello uterino

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    Aristizábal Fabio

    2005-07-01

    Full Text Available El estudio de las características epigenéticas en ADN proveniente de plasma de pacientes con cáncer de cuello uterino (CCU tiene un futuro promisorio;  se han encontrado previamente genes supresores de tumor (GST metilados, correlacionados con estadios avanzados del CCU, siendo
    posibles indicadores de peor pronóstico y marcadores moleculares de respuesta a tratamiento. Sin embargo, no existe ningún estudio para Colombia, en el que se haya buscado detectar estados de metilación para ADN de plasma en ningún tipo de cáncer. En este trabajo se reporta el estudio
    de 23 pacientes colombianas con estadios avanzados (III y IV de CCU (Banco de Muestras del Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, a los cuales les fue detectado el estado de mutilación (conversión por bisulfito de sodio posterior MSP de los GST dapk, cdh13, cdh1 y rassf1, en ADN de plasma,
    y se comparó contra el estado de metilación en ADN de plasma, arrojando los siguientes porcentajes de pacientes que presentaron el mismo estado de metilación (presente/ausente rassf1, 44%; cdh13, 33%; cdh1, 44%; dapk, 78%; para un total de los cuatro genes en conjunto de 47%. Adicionalmente, se detectó la presencia en el 100% de las muestras de tumor de HPV tipo 16. Se demostró igualdad entre las poblaciones de tumor y plasma para el panel de los cuatro genes (p=0,635, Test de McNemar a=0,05, en particular para el estadio III (p=0,85. El gen dapk presentó un estado de metilación positivo para plasma del 68,4% y para tumor del 94% en estadios avanzados. De esta manera, se consiguió la detección de los estados de metilación en ADN de plasma y se encontró correlación estadística con los encontrados en ADN tumoral, en particular para el estadio III. Este trabajo constituye un aporte importante para el uso de características epigenéticas de ADN de plasma, como marcadores moleculares de progresión, respuesta a tratamiento, y suprevivencia, en pacientes colombianas con CCU.

  6. Complexation des acides aminés basiques arginine, histidine et lysine avec l'ADN plasmidique en solution aqueuse : participation à la capture de radicaux sous irradiation X à 1,5 keV

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    L'environnement chimique de l'ADN en situation biologique est complexe notam-ment en raison de la présence d'histones, protéines nucléaires, associées en quantité approximativement égales à l'ADN pour former la chromatine. Les histones possèdent de nombreux radicaux basiques arginine et lysine chargés positivement et dont la majorité se trouve sur les chaînes émergentes, l'ADN présente quant à lui des charges négatives sur ses groupements phosphates localisés tout au long de la double hélice. Dans cette étude, la complexité de la structure de la chromatine nucléaire est dans un premier temps mimée en solution aqueuse par la formation de complexes entre un ADN plasmidique sonde et les trois acides aminés basiques, Arg, His, Lys, qui, mis à part His, sont protonés au pH physiologique. Ces acides aminés libres en solution sont réputés être des capteurs efficaces de radicaux libres, notamment pour le radical hydroxyle, conférant ainsi un pouvoir protecteur vis-à-vis des effets indirects sur l'ADN en situation d'exposition aux rayonnements ionisants. A concentration fixée, les capacités de capture des acides aminés libres, σ, pour le radical hydroxyle sont typiquement les suivantes σHis ≈σArg > σLys (σLys ≈ 0,1 × σArg). Nous avons mesuré les taux de cassures simple brin par plasmide et par Gray (χ) lors d'expositions de solutions aqueuses de complexes [acide aminé - ADN plasmidique] aux rayons X ultra-mous (1,5 keV). A concentrations égales, les trois acides aminés complexés et présents en large excès ne manifestent pas une capacité de protection de l'ADN proportionnelle à leur capacité de capture libre et en solution ; on trouve en effet des taux de cassures dans l'ordre suivant χHis > χArg > χLys (χLys ≈ 0,01 χArg). Après avoir détaillé le mode opératoire de ces mesures, nous analyserons sur des bases bibliographiques, les modes spécifiques d'interaction des acides aminés basiques avec l'ADN. La sp

  7. Daño inducido en el ADN plasmidial por la radiación mixta de neutrones térmicos + rayos gamma en presencia y ausencia de capturador de radicales libres

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    Maritza Rodríguez-Gual

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se cuantifica por primera vez el daño en ADN plasmidial inducido por la radiación mixta de neutrones térmicos + rayos gamma. Para el estudio fue utilizado el plasmidio pBs KS+ de 2 961 pb en disolución acuosa a 88 ng/¿L a concentraciones de 0, 2 y 20 mmol/L de glicerina que actúa como un capturador de radicales libres. Este plasmidio cambia su forma superenrollada para circular cuando es producida una rotura simple en su cadena y adquiere una forma linear cuando se produce una rotura doble en su cadena. Cuantificando las fracciones que se producen de cada una de estas formas es posible estimar el efecto de la radiación en el ADN. Las irradiaciones fueron realizadas en el canal radial # 3 del reactor de investigaciones IEA-R1 del Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas y Nucleares de São Paulo, Brasil. Las formas del ADN fueron separadas mediante la electroforesis en gel de agarosa. En la cuantificación se utilizó el programa GelAnalis. Las fracciones de ADN en sus diferentes formas fueron graficadas en función de la dosis y ajustadas a funciones exponenciales y lineares para obtener las probabilidades de roturas simples y dobles en la cadena de ADN normalizadas por dosis y por masa molecular. Los resultados evidenciaron la acción protectora del capturador de radicales libres contra el daño inducido por la radiación, lo cual corrobora resultados anteriores obtenidos con otras radiaciones ionizantes. Los rendimientos de SSB y DSB serán de interés para la validación de diferentes modelos que intentan reproducir los resultados experimentales.

  8. Detección “in vivo” mediante RAPD de alteraciones en el ADN producidas por benzo(apireno

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    C Becerril

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available La técnica de RAPD (Amplificación al Azar de ADN Polimórfico permite detectar alteraciones inespecíficas en el ADN procedente de células que poseen una dotación genética idéntica, como son las líneas celulares establecidas, mediante la comparación del patrón de bandas de las células expuestas y no expuestas a la acción de genotóxicos. En los últimos años hemos desarrollado una metodología sensible y reproducible utilizando la línea celular RTG-2, derivada de trucha arco iris (Oncorhynchus mykiss. Sin embargo, es preciso comprobar la capacidad predictiva de este ensayo mediante estudios in vivo. La línea celular RTG-2, como se ha evidenciado en trabajos anteriores, presenta una gran similitud genética con la especie de la que procede. Por ello, en este trabajo, se ha llevado a cabo una exposición subletal a benzo(apireno mediante inyección intraperitoneal de 69 μg/g de p.c. en alevines de trucha arco iris, valorando la aparición de mutaciones mediante la comparación del patrón de bandas obtenido a partir del ADN de células de sangre periférica, a diferentes tiempos (1 - 3 meses. Debido a que la presencia de bandas polimórficas dificulta el análisis entre los grupos de individuos tratados y no tratados, las comparaciones se realizaron en un mismo individuo antes y después del tratamiento. Los análisis cualitativos y cuantitativos mostraron tanto la aparición de nuevas bandas, como alteraciones en su intensidad confirmando, de esta manera, los resultados que previamente habíamos obtenido in vitro tras exposiciones a este mismo genotóxico

  9. ESTANDARIZACIÓN DE METODOLOGÍAS DE ADN ANTIGUO Y SUS APORTACIONES AL ESTUDIO BIOCULTURAL DE POBLACIONES PREHISPÁNICAS

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    Aguirre Samudio, Ana Julia; Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas; González Sobrino, Blanca Z.; Solís Arrieta, Lilia; Terrazas Mata, Alejandro; Daneels Verriest, Annick; Serrano Sánchez, Carlos; Meza Peñaloza, Abigail; Ramírez Castilla, Gustavo

    2011-01-01

    El estudio del adn antiguo (adna) extraído de huesos cuya antigüedad es de cientos o miles de años es de gran importancia para el análisis de genética poblacional y aporta información a los estudios de arqueología, ciencias forenses y evolución. El adna se encuentra fragmentado en secuencias cortas y ha sufrido modificaciones químicas post-mortem, por lo que es especialmente susceptible a la contaminación. En el presente estudio se muestran los primeros resultados de la estandarización de téc...

  10. Uso del ADN forense en la Policía Nacional para identificación de alias “Édgar Tovar”

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    Martha Liliana Acevedo Neira

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available El análisis genético de fragmentos óseos tomados de un cuerpo en descomposición permitió confirmar la muerte de alias “Édgar Tovar”, comandante y responsable del narcotráfico del frente 48 de las Farc. El perfilgenético obtenido de los restos humanos fue comparado con la información del ADN nuclear y de cromosoma Y, del padre de Ángel Gabriel Lozada García,obteniendo una probabilidad estadística de paternidad de 99.991% y una coincidencia total en la información contenida en los marcadores de cromosomaY analizados, lo que sumado a labores investigativas de la Policía Nacional se consideró suficiente para determinar la identificación del cuerpo.

  11. Study on Interaction of ADN and (NC+NG) by Gasometric Method%量气法研究ADN与(NC+NG)的相互作用

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    何少蓉; 张林军; 衡淑云; 刘子如

    2008-01-01

    用 NBK型"拉瓦"量气测试系统研究了较高温度下二硝酰胺铵(ADN)与双基吸收药(NC+NG)体系的相互作用,从动力学角度阐述了二者的相互作用.结果表明: ADN与(NC+NG)混合物加热分解的最终放气量在标准状态下为626.8 mL·g-1,与ADN和(NC+NG)最大放气量之和相比并没有增加,但分解速度显著提高,活化能显著降低至82.58 kJ·mol-1,ADN与(NC+NG)之间存在强烈的相互作用.

  12. Dinámica de la molécula más importante de la vida: el ADN. I. Modelos lineales y no lineales

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    Lorena Ramírez Reyes

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se revisan los modelos más simples para la molécula más importante dela vida: el ADN. Se estudian las excitaciones colectivas y paulatinamente van incorporándose en elanálisis cualidades complejas de la molécula. Esto conlleva al estudio de la dinámica de talesexcitaciones mediante ecuaciones diferenciales no lineales. Las soluciones especiales de estasecuaciones corresponden a un tipo de ondas no lineales que mantienen forma y velocidadconstantes con la mínima pérdida de energía e información, conocidas como solitones ocompactones.

  13. AISLAMIENTO DE CLONES CON ACTIVIDAD ENDO-b-1,4-GLUCANASA A PARTIR DE UN SEGMENTO DE ADN DE 13KB DE Clostridium sp IBUN22A

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    I. Roncancio-Sánchez

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available La producción de combustibles, solventes y algunos productos químicos a partir de sustratos celulósicos usando microorganismos ofrece una ventaja frente a los de origen fósil. Un acercamiento prometedor ha sido la implementación de ingeniería genética utilizando genes de enzimas involucradas en la degradación de desechos celulósicos. En la última década se han generado bibliotecas genéticas para proveer enzimas celulolíticas, que hagan el proceso más rentable, lo cual permitiría aprovechar mejor residuos celulósicos disponibles. Este trabajo describe el aislamiento de dos fragmentos de ADN que expresan actividad endo-β-1,4-glucanasa, a partir de un segmento ADN de 13Kb (clon 02080-25 aislado de una biblioteca genómica de la cepa nativa Clostridium sp IBUN22A. El aislamiento de la región codificadora se realizó a través de pruebas de inducción de la actividad, análisis por restricción del segmento y de una sub-biblioteca con la enzima Sau3A I. 325 clones fueron obtenidos, de los cuales 271 tenían inserto. El tamizaje molecular de estos últimos mostró que siete clones presentaron tamaños entre 3500pb y 7000pb y el tamizaje enzimático con carboximetilcelulosa como sustrato permitió el aislamiento de los clones pBSh-37 y pBSh-26 con la actividad endo-β-1,4-glucanasa original, de tamaños de inserto de 627pb y 879pb respectivamente. Este trabajo es el punto de partida para el aislamiento de enzimas de alto potencial biotecnológico.

  14. Historias en código genético: Los aportes de los estudios de ADN antiguo en antropología y sus implicancias éticas Historias em código genético: As contribuições dos estudos de ADN antigo em antropologia e suas implicâncias éticas Stories in Genetic Code: The contribution of ancient DNA studies to anthropology and their ethical implications

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    Cristian M. Crespo

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Desde hace varias décadas, la antropología biológica comenzó a utilizar marcadores moleculares en estudios poblacionales. A partir de la década de 1990 se desarrollaron diferentes técnicas en biología molecular que permitieron extraer y tipificar ADN conservado en diferentes restos provenientes de museos y sitios arqueológicos. Los estudios de ADN antiguo relacionados con problemáticas arqueológicas conforman hoy un campo de estudio denominado Arqueogenética. Se presentan en este trabajo algunas de las aplicaciones del ADN antiguo. Se discuten las ventajas y limitaciones de estos estudios y su relación con temas éticos y legales.Faz já varias décadas que à antropologia biológica tem começado a usar marcadores moleculares em estudos de população. Ao começo da década de 1990, se desenvolveram técnicas diferentes em biologia molecular que permitiram obter e tipificar o ADN conservado em restos diferentes vindos de museus e sítios arqueológicos. Os estudos de ADN antigo relacionados a problemáticas arqueológicas são hoje um campo de estudo chamado de Arqueogenética. Se apresentam neste trabalho algumas das aplicações do ADN antigo. Também se discutem as vantagens e limitações desses estudos e a sua relação com assuntos éticos e legais.For several decades, biological anthropology has employed different molecular markers in population research. Since 1990 different techniques in molecular biology have been developed allowing preserved DNA extraction and its typification in different samples from museums and archaeological sites. Ancient DNA studies related to archaeological issues are now included in the field of Archaeogenetics. In this work we present some of ancient DNA applications in archaeology. We also discuss advantages and limitations for this kind of research and its relationship with ethic and legal norms.

  15. 1.54 μm electroluminescence from ErQ doped ADN organic light-emitting diodes%有机发光二极管中ADN掺杂ErQ的1.54μm电致发光

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    屈海京; 陶利; 王维; 冉广照

    2014-01-01

    自行设计了基于8-羟基喹啉铒(ErQ)为发射层(EMLs)和二硝酰胺铵(ADN)为蓝光主体材料的近红外有机发光二级管.器件的基本结构为(p-Si/NPB/EML/Bphen/Bphen∶ Cs2CO3/Sm/Au),设计并比较了三套不同发射层结构(ErQ/ADN为双层结构器件,(ErQ/ADN)×3为多层结构器件,ErQ∶ ADN为掺杂结构器件)的器件.三组器件在一定的偏压下,均可发出1.54 μm的光,对应三价铒离子4I13/2→4I15/2的跃迁.其中,ADN∶ErQ(1∶1)掺杂结构的近红外电致发光强度是ADN/ErQ双层结构中的三倍.此外,不同掺杂浓度的ADN:ErQ复合膜做了以下表征:吸收谱、光致发光谱和荧光寿命谱.实验结果证实了在近红外电致发光过程中存在从ADN主体分子到ErQ发射分子的高效率的能量转移.

  16. 二硝酰胺铵的致突变性和致畸性研究%Study on mutagenicity and teratogenicity of ammonium dinitramide (ADN)

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    杜文霞; 王玉玲; 孙苑菡; 谢锋; 常志强; 邢亚飞; 张延巍

    2011-01-01

    Objective To study the mutagenicity and teratogenicity induced by ammonium dinitramide (ADN).Methods According to technical specifications for toxicity determination of chemicals,Salmonella typhimurium reverse mutation assay (Ames assay),in vivo mammalian erythrocyte micronucleus test,sperm malformation test and teratogenesis test were used to detect the mutagenicity and teratogenicity induced by AND.Results When the exposure doses of AND were 8~5000 μg/plate,the result of Ames assay was negative.As compared with control group,the micronucleus rate of mice exposed to 113.8 mg/kg AND significantly increased (P<0.05),the sperm malformation rates of mice exposed to 54.4~272.0 mg/kg AND did not increased significantly.The survival rate of fetuses decreased,the rate of assimilated fetuses increased,the rate of fetus sternum agenesis enhanced in mice exposed to 319 mg/kg AND,as compared with controls.The rates of in the 4th-6th fetus sternum agenesis in groups exposed to 21.3,79.7 and 319 mg/kg AND were higher than that in control group.The malformation rate of fetus bowels in groups exposed to 319 mg/kg AND was higher than that in control group.The teratogenic index of ADN was 30.Conclusion AND may be a mutagen and induce the teratogenic effect.%目的 对新型含能材料二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的致突变性和致畸性进行研究,为进一步研究ADN对人体健康影响和制订职业接触限值提供依据.方法 根据《化学品毒性鉴定技术规范》,采用鼠伤寒沙门杆菌回复突变试验(Ames试验)、体内哺乳动物骨髓嗜多染红细胞微核试验、精子畸形试验和致畸试验研究ADN的致突变性和致畸性.结果 (1)ADN在8~5000 μg/皿剂量范围内未发现诱变作用;113.8mg/kg剂量染毒组与阴性对照相比,诱发小鼠的微核率明显升高,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05);54.4~272.0 mg/kg剂量范围内小鼠精子畸形试验结果为阴性.(2)319 mg/kg剂量组活胎率低于阴性对照组,吸

  17. Semejanzas entre el ajo (Allium sativum costarricense y el ajo asiático según secuencias de ADN ribosomal

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    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available En Costa Rica, la producción de ajo (Allium sativum es escasa y se limita principalmente a las regiones de Llano Grande de Cartago. Sin embargo, por el precio que tiene actualmente en el mercado, el ajo costarricense se vislumbra como una hortaliza que podría constituirse en un recurso valioso para los productores nacionales. Por lo anterior, en este artículo se presenta la caracterización mediante secuencias ribosomales de materiales de ajo provenientes Costa Rica y su comparación con ajo importado de China. El ADN se extrajo a partir de hojas de vitroplantas de ajo mantenidas en un congelador a -70°C, pulverizadas en un mortero. El ADN ribosomal se amplificó, purificó y secuenció. Se realizó el análisis bioinformático de las secuencias ribosomales. El BLASTn permitió determinar que los productos de PCR amplificados corresponden a la secuencia parcial de los genes 28S y 18S (sitios de unión de los cebadores y a la secuencia completa de la región ITS-1, 5.8S e ITS-2. Se encontró que todas las secuencias alinearon en casi un 100% con la accesión EU626375.1 publicada en la base de datos del GeneBank, correspondiente al clon Allium sativum voucher BF-ALL-037. En general, las secuencias mostraron ser muy conservadas. Los puntajes obtenidos del alineamiento realizado con ClustalW reflejaron una identidad del 97 al 99% entre las secuencias.El presente estudio es el primer reporte de este tipo que se realiza sobre ajo costarricense y generó información básica e indispensable para continuar con los estudios moleculares de este cultivo.

  18. Modelo matemático que describe la migración del ADN lineal en las minicámaras de Electroforesis de Campos Alternantes Transversales del Sistema Guefast06®

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    Yainelis Garrido-Nico

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available En la actualidad no existen ecuaciones que describan la migra ción de moléculas de ADN lineal en las minicámaras de Electroforesis de Campos Alternantes Transversales (TAFE. El diseño y predicción de las condiciones experimentales en este sistema se realiza de manera empírica, lo cual es ineficiente, y ocasiona pérd ida de tiempo y reactivos. Las ecuaciones de la migración del ADN lineal en el sistema de Electroforesis de Campos Eléctricos Homogéneos en un Contorno Fijo (CHEF, no son aplicables al sistema TAFE pues, ni el campo eléctrico, ni el ángulo de reorientació n son constantes a lo largo del gel. En este trabajo, se modifica la ecuación de la migración de las moléculas lineales de ADN en las cámaras y minicámaras CHEF y se adapta para las minicámaras TAFE. Para ello, se tuvo en cuenta que en estas, la intensidad del campo eléctrico y el ángulo de reorientación no son constantes a lo largo del gel. La ecuación modificada se ajustó con 254 puntos experimentales y se validó por el método de re - muestreo ‘dejando uno fuera’. Los patrones electroforéticos de ADN de tam años conocidos simulados con la ecuación modificada reprodujeron los obtenidos experimentalmente con un 86,7 % de eficiencia. Esta ecuación permite el diseño a priori de las condiciones experimentales para separar en las minicámaras TAFE el ADN de microorg anismos cuyo genoma haya sido secuenciado, lo que facilitaría el establecimiento de los protocolos de trabajo, y garantizaría ahorro de tiempo y reactivos químicos en la obtención de los resultados correspondientes.

  19. La fotografía en los diarios impresos gratuitos españoles: aplicación y uso en 20 Minutos, Qué y Adn Photography in the daily Spanish free press: Application and use in 20 Minutos, Qué and Adn

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    Juan Miguel Sánchez Vigil

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available La prensa gratuita, de gran impacto social, cumple una función informativa de urgencia con titulares de impacto, artículos concisos y noticias breves. La distribución en puntos clave (medios de transporte, cafés, centros culturales, bibliotecas, etcétera. confiere a este medio unas características especiales poco estudiadas, entre ellas la fotografía. Se presenta en este artículo un estudio exhaustivo de la aplicación y uso de la fotografía en los tres diarios impresos gratuitos españoles de implantación nacional: 20 Minutos, Qué y Adn, considerando el número de imágenes, la procedencia y autoría, su relación con el texto y la publicidad, los formatos y su distribución por secciones.The free press exerts a significant social impact, as it and carries its urgent informative function through hard-hitting headlines, punchy articles and news briefs. Distributed at key transportation facilities, coffee shops, cultural centers and libraries, these unique media and the photography they contain have not been extensively studied to date. This paper provides an exhaustive study of the application and use of photography in three nationally distributed free daily newspapers (20 Minutos, Qué and Adn. The study assesses the number of pictures published, their origins or authors, the relationship between photo and text, the use of photos in advertising, as well as formats and photo distribution within newspaper's sections.

  20. Utilisation de l'essai comete et du biomarqueur gamma-H2AX pour detecter les dommages induits a l'ADN cellulaire par le 5-bromodeoxyuridine post-irradiation

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    La Madeleine, Carole

    Ce memoire est presente a la Faculte de medecine et des sciences de la sante de l'Universite de Sherbrooke en vue de l'obtention du grade de maitre es sciences (M.Sc.) en radiobiologie (2009). Un jury a revise les informations contenues dans ce memoire. Il etait compose de professeurs de la Faculte de medecine et des sciences de la sante soit : Darel Hunting PhD, directeur de recherche (departement de medecine nucleaire et radiobiologie), Leon Sanche PhD, directeur de recherche (departement de medecine nucleaire et radiobiologie), Richard Wagner PhD, membre du programme (departement de medecine nucleaire et radiobiologie) et Guylain Boissonneault PhD, membre exterieur au programme (departement de biochimie). Le 5-bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU), un analogue halogene de la thymidine reconnu depuis les annees 60 comme etant un excellent radiosensibilisateur. L'hypothese la plus repandue au sujet de l'effet radio sensibilisant du BrdU est qu'il augmente le nombre de cassures simple et double brin lorsqu'il est incorpore dans l'ADN de la cellule et expose aux radiations ionisantes. Toutefois, de nouvelles recherches semblent remettre en question les observations precedentes. Ces dernieres etudes ont confirme que le BrdU est un bon radiosensibilisateur, car il augmente les dommages radio-induits dans l'ADN. Mais, c'est en etant incorpore dans une region simple brin que le BrdU radiosensibilise l'ADN. Ces recherches ont egalement revele pour la premiere fois un nouveau type de dommages produits lors de l'irradiation de l'ADN contenant du BrdU : les dimeres interbrins. Le but de ces travaux de recherche est de determiner si la presence de bromodeoxyuridine dans l'ADN augmente l'induction de bris simple et / ou double brin chez les cellules irradiees en utilisant de nouvelles techniques plus sensibles et specifiques que celles utilisees auparavant. Pour ce faire, les essais cometes et la detection des foci H2AX phosphorylee pourraient permettre d'etablir les effets engendres par

  1. 纳米金属Cu对ADN热分解的影响%Effects of Nanometer Cu Powder on ADN Thermal Decomposition

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    梁寒曙; 刘冠鹏

    2014-01-01

    为了研究纳米Cu粉催化剂对NH4N(NO)2(ADN)热分解的影响,采用DSC和TG研究了纳米Cu粉作用下ADN的热分解.结果表明,纳米Cu对ADN热分解起到较好的催化作用,可以将ADN热分解峰温从212.6℃提前至126.3℃,降低了86.3℃;纳米Cu粉使ADN的热分解呈现出2个明显的热分解过程,但仅对其第一步分解过程有明显催化作用,而对ADN分解的中间产物AN的吸热分解没有明显影响.同时对纳米Cu粉催化ADN热分解的机理进行了分析.

  2. High Efficient Undoped Blue Organic Light-emitting Diodes Based on ADN%基于ADN的非掺杂高效蓝色OLED器件

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    张刚; 姜文龙; 汪津; 王立忠; 王广德; 丁桂英

    2009-01-01

    采用真空蒸镀的方法,制备了以ADN为发光层的高效率非掺杂蓝色有机电致发光器件.器件的结构为ITO/2T-NATA(15 nm)/NPBx(15 nm)/ADN(25+d nm)/BCP(8 nm)/ Alq_3(30 nm)/LiF(0.5 nm)/Al.通过调整ADN层的厚度,研究了器件的发光性能.测试结果表明,器件在6 V电压时电流效率达到最大,为2.77 cd/A;在16 V时亮度达到最大,为7 227 cd/m~2.当ADN的厚度为30 nm、器件的电压从5 V变化到16 V时,色坐标在(0.21,0.32)至(0.19,0.29)之间,均在蓝光区域.

  3. High Energy Composite Propellant Containing ADN and HNF at Abroad%国外含ADN或HNF的高能复合推进剂

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    李上文; 赵凤起; 罗阳; 高茵

    2004-01-01

    二硝酰胺铵(ADN)和硝仿肼(HNF)是两种新型氧化剂,它们与固体推进剂常用的氧化剂AP相比具有能量贡献更大(比冲大3~10s)、燃烧产物低特征信号、无污染等特点.ADN在推进剂中应用的技术关键是球形化和提高化学安定性.实验证明,以ADN为基的推进剂在工艺上可行;燃烧稳定,燃速较高,在6~55MPa压力范围内n=0.68;化学安定性和相容性满足要求,故ADN将是21世纪首选的AP替代物.荷兰人近年在HNF的合成改进和纯度的提高方面取得很大进展,很大程度上克服了HNF安定性和相容性差的缺点,可以用复合推进剂的常用工艺制造出HTPB/HNF推进剂样品,并测出基本性能,但力学和长贮性能尚有待改进.

  4. Comparación de cuatro métodos de restauración del adn en muestras de plasma y láminas de citología cérvico-uterina como una herramienta para mejorar la calidad de la muestra

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    Marquez, Pilar caterin

    2011-01-01

    Objetivos: comparar cuatro métodos de restauración del adn en plasma y láminas cérvico-uterinas como una herramienta para mejorar la calidad de la muestra. Métodos: a 20 muestras de plasma sanguíneo y 20 muestras de láminas citológicas, se les realizó aislamiento de adn mediante kit comercial y fenol-cloroformo. A todas las muestras se les realizó un tratamiento pre-pcr con cuatro diferentes tipos de actividad de adn polimerasa: 1. Exonucleasa y endonucleasa 5’-3’. 2. Exonucleasa 5’-3’. 3. Kl...

  5. Vers une optimisation de la procédure d'extraction d'ADN des sols pour caractériser la diversité microbienne tellurique par le pyroséquençage des gènes ribosomiques

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    Plassart, Pierre; Terrat, Sébastien; Lelievre, Mélanie; Regnier, Tiffanie; Dequiedt, Samuel; Thomson, Bruce; Griffiths, Robert; Bailey, Mark; Mougel, Christophe; Lemanceau, Philippe; Ranjard, Lionel

    2011-01-01

    affiche, résumé; Depuis plusieurs années, les communautés microbiennes du sol sont étudiées au travers de leur ADN. Le mode d’extraction de l’ADN du sol revêt donc une importance capitale pour décrire la biodiversité microbienne. A ce jour, de nombreuses procédures d’extraction d’ADN des sols sont disponibles et certaines sont mêmes standardisées (norme ISO 11063). Ces différentes techniques sont généralement basées sur une étape de lyse physique et de lyse chimique et sont surtout adaptées a...

  6. Vers une optimisation de la procédure d’extraction d’ADN des sols pour caractériser la diversité microbienne tellurique par le pyroséquençage des gènes ribosomiques

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    Plassart, Pierre; Terrat, Sébastien; Griffiths, Rob I.; Thomson, Bruce; Lelievre, Mélanie; Regnier, Tiffanie; Bailey, Mark; Dequiedt, Samuel; Mougel, Christophe; Lemanceau, Philippe; Ranjard, Lionel

    2012-01-01

    Depuis plusieurs années, les communautés microbiennes du sol sont étudiées au travers de leur ADN. Le mode d’extraction de l’ADN du sol revêt donc une importance capitale pour décrire la biodiversité microbienne. A ce jour, de nombreuses procédures d’extraction d’ADN des sols sont disponibles et certaines sont mêmes standardisées (norme ISO 11063). Ces différentes techniques sont généralement basées sur une étape de lyse physique et de lyse chimique et sont surtout adaptées aux outils molécul...

  7. Genética y Arqueología : Análisis molecular de ADN procedente de restos esqueléticos.

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    Full Text Available La recuperación de moléculas de ADN mitocondrial (ADNmt de   muestras esqueléticas de diversa antigüedad, permite estudiar la   variabilidad genética de los grupos humanos del pasado. El análisis del ADNmt en tejido antiguo presenta una ventaja fundamental frente al nuclear, debido a su alto número de copias por célula. Los principales problemas metodológicos descritos en este tipo de   análisis, han podido resolverse en aquellos casos en que las   muestras presentaban buenas condiciones de preservación. Estos han sido fundamentalmente : 1.- inhibición de la amplificación,2.- autentificación de los resultados y 3.- detección y   eliminación de la contaminación. La variabilidad en el éxito de la amplificación entre individuos de un mismo yacimiento, indica que las condiciones individuales de cada inhumación son más importantes que la antigüedad. Por otro lado, las piezas dentarias han demostrado ser el material más adecuado para el estudio del ADNmt antiguo. La interpretación de los datos a nivel poblacional sólo es posible en aquellos yacimientos que presentan un amplio número de individuos, dado el relativamente bajo rendimiento de la metodología.

  8. Identificacion de marcadores genéticos del agente causal del marchitamiento del clavel fusarium oxysporum f.sp. dianthi mediante amplificacion arbitraria de fragmentos polimórficos de adn

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    Arbeláez G.; Hernández J.; Junca H.; Posada M.; Portillo P. Del

    2011-01-01

    La técnica de Amplificación Arbitraria de Fragmentos Polimórficos de ADN (RAPD) fue utilizada para identificar marcadores genéticos útiles para el desarrollo de un método diagnóstico para Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. dianthi, el agente etiológico de la enfermedad del marchitamiento del clavel. Con el fin de identificar fragmentos genéticos característicos de este patógeno, un total de 18 aislados diferentes, provenientes de diferentes lugares del mundo y 17 cepas de F. oxysporum de otras formas e...

  9. Catálogo de las muestras de fauna de la Comunidad de Madrid conservadas en la Colección de Tejidos y ADN del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

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    Rey Fraile, Isabel; Álvarez Dorda, Beatriz

    2006-01-01

    [ES] Este trabajo presenta el catálogo de muestras conservadas en la colección de Tejidos y ADN de las especies animales (vertebrados e invertebrados) de la Comunidad de Madrid. Se proporcionan los porcentajes frente al total de las muestras conservadas en la colección y las clases animales representadas. Esta información pone de manifiesto el esfuerzo que el Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales realiza para conservar a nivel genómico el mayor porcentaje posible de la diversidad actual de la ...

  10. 含气相细节化学反应的二硝酰胺铵燃烧模型%Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) combustion model with detailed gas phase reactions

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    段毅; 刘宇

    2009-01-01

    为了研究二硝酰胺铵ADN(Ammonium DiNitramide)燃烧中的细节物理化学过程,建立了一个包含细节气相化学反应的ADN燃烧数学计算模型.该模型基于总连续方程,组元连续方程及能量守恒方程而建立,并运用了有限速率化学动力学原理,最后引入多组元系统状态方程以封闭方程组.此外,该燃烧模型还成功应用了包含34种组元和165个细节气相化学反应的化学动力学方案.使用该模型对0.3MPa下ADN燃烧气相组元摩尔分数与火焰温度分布进行预测,计算结果与试验数据相当吻合,说明该燃烧能够准确描述ADN气相燃烧波结构.%A numerical calculation model with detailed gas phase reactions was developed to study the physical and chemical processes involved in ammonium dinitramide( ADN) combustion. The model was based on the conservation equations of mass, species concentration and energy, and takes into account finite-rate chemical kinetics. At last, the equation of state for a multicomponent system was employed to close the equations. A chemical kinetics scheme, containing totally 34 species and 165 reactions, was established and employed in the model. The model was applied to predict species mole fractions and temperature profiles in ADN gas phase flame at 0. 3 MPa. The agreements between calculation results and experimental data are very well. The results show that the model can predict ADN gas phase combustion wave accurately.

  11. Uso del Fingerprinting de ADN para asignar paternidad en un rebaño con casos de malformación congénita de la pared abdominal Application of DNA Fingerprinting to determine paternity in cattle with large congenital abdominal wall defect progeny

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    N. GORLA; Benavides, F; M. SALAVERRI; R. LUDUEÑA; N. GRANDOLI; E. CORLEY; Larripa, I.

    1998-01-01

    Se evaluó la efectividad del fingerprinting de ADN para determinarla paternidad en un rebaño bovino con casos de malformacióncongénita de la pared abdominal. La técnica elegida fue elfingerprinting multilocus con la sonda (CAC)5. Las muestrasde ADN fueron obtenidas de sangre periférica por los métodoshabituales, digeridas con la enzima de restricción Hae III, transferidasa membranas de nylon e hibridadas. Se analizaron en forma visual los patronesde banda obtenidos y los datos fueron procesad...

  12. Evaluación del ADN espermático de llamas utilizando azul de toluidina Evaluation of llama sperm dna using toluidine blue

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    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available El colorante azul de toluidina (AT se une al ADN permitiendo diferenciar espermatozoides de acuerdo al grado de condensación de la cromatina. Los objetivos de este trabajo fueron: poner a punto una técnica que evalúe la condensación de la cromatina espermática de llama, determinar los patrones de condensación para la especie mediante la tinción con AT y determinar si es posible utilizar ditíotreitol (DTT como control positivo de la tinción. Se ensayaron 2 tiempos de fijación de las muestras con etanol 96 º (2 y 30 minutos y 3 tiempos de incubación con DTT al 1% (30 seg, 1,5 min y 3 min. Los patrones de coloración observados fueron: coloración celeste (negativos, sin alteración en la condensación normal de la cromatina, violeta claro (intermedios, algún grado de descondensación, violeta oscuro (positivos, alto grado de descondensación. No se observaron diferencias significativas entre los tiempos de fijación tanto en las muestras con y sin DTT. En conclusión, se logró simplificar la técnica de AT y determinar los diferentes patrones en espermatozoides de llama. Se comprobó que la incubación con DTT se puede utilizar como control positivo de la técnica y para evaluar la susceptibilidad de cada individuo a la descondensación in vitro.Toluidine blue stain (TB binds to DNA, allowing differentiation of spermatozoa according to the degree of chromatin condensation. The objectives of this study were to adapt a technique for evaluating sperm chromatin in llamas, determine chromatin condensation patterns in llamas using TB and determine if it is possible to use dithiothreitol (DTT as a positive control for the stain. Two fixation times with ethanol 96° (2 and 30 minutes and 3 incubation times with 1% DTT (30 s, 1.5 min and 3 min were studied. Staining patterns observed were: light blue (negative, without alteration in the normal chromatin condensation, light violet (intermediate, some degree of decondensation, dark violet

  13. El diseño ciberperiodístico español: análisis de los casos de Vilaweb y ADN

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    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available ResumenEl proceso diacrónico del diseño ciberperiodístico español atraviesa tres etapas: la mera réplica online de las publicaciones en papel, característico de la segunda mitad de los años noventa; la apuesta por ejes directrices como multimedialidad e interactividad, propia de los ciberperiódicos de la primera mitad de la primera década del siglo XXI; y la situación actual, en la que se profundiza en los rasgos anteriores y se incide en nuevos formatos como la telefoníamóvil. Para verificar la realidad de dichas tendencias hemos procedido al análisis de dos medios paradigmáticos del ciberperiodismo español: Vilaweb (el primero en apostar por una realidad como Internet y ADN (pionero en la adaptación de su diseño a realidades emergentes como Web 2.0 y Periodismo 3.0. La realización de dicho análisis se ha basado en el estudio de los elementos anteriormente indicados y su aplicación a las páginas web de estos cibermedios.Además el examen de estos dos casos permitirá comprender mejor este conjunto de tendencias a corto, medio y largo plazo.AbstractThe diachronic process of Spanish cyberjournalism design crosses over three steps: a mere online copy of newspapers, typical of the second half of the nineties; the strengthening of strategic axis like multimedia and interactivity, on the first half of the first decade of 21st century; and nowadays, making deeper all of these features and searching new formats like mobile telephony. In order to verify the truth of these tendencies, two of the paradigmatic Spanish cybermedia have been studied: Vilaweb (the first one to incorporate to Internet and AND (a pioneer in the adaptation of its design to items like Web 2.0 or Cyberjournalism 3.0. This analysis is based in these elements and their application to the web sites of the two cybermedia. The study of these two case stories will also allow us to understand in a better way this group of short, middle and long term tendencies.

  14. ADN antiguo; restos esqueletales precolombinos

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    Dejean, Cristina Beatriz

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este estudio consistió en: 1 determinar haplogrupos de ADNmt en restos esqueletales precolombinos de Pampa Grande, Prov. de Salta, Argentina, y 2 comparar los resultados obtenidos respecto de los registrados en poblaciones nativas extintas y actuales de la Argentina. A partir de muestras de hueso compacto de 21 individuos se logró, en 16 de ellos (76%, extraer, amplificar y secuenciar la región hipervariable I del ADNmt. Se observaron 17 sitios polimórficos y los porcentajes de los haplogrupos fueron los siguientes: A=6%, B=50%, C=0% y D =44%. Las elevadas frecuencias de los haplogrupos B y D son concordantes con las detectadas en poblaciones aborígenes actuales de la Argentina (B=38%, D=32%. El dendrograma obtenido revela que Pampa Grande se une al conjunto de las poblaciones del Chaco (Chorote, Toba, Chulupi y a los mapuche de origen andino y se separa de los grupos extintos de Tierra del Fuego, probablemente, por la ausencia en estos de los haplogrupos A y B. Se discuten posibles causas determinantes de las relaciones y afinidades biológicas observadas.

  15. Medicina genómica: Aplicaciones del polimorfismo de un nucleótido y micromatrices de ADN Genomic Medicine: Polymorphisms and microarray applications

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    Monica P. Spalvieri

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Esta actualización tiene por objeto difundir un nuevo enfoque de las variaciones del ADN entre individuos y comentar las nuevas tecnologías para su detección. La secuenciación total del genoma humano es el comienzo para conocer la diversidad genética. La unidad de medida reconocida de esta variabilidad es el polimorfismo de un solo nucleótido (single nucleotide polymorphism o SNP. El estudio de los SNPs está restringido a la investigación pero las numerosas publicaciones sobre el tema hacen vislumbrar su entrada en la práctica clínica. Se presentan ejemplos del uso de SNPs como marcadores moleculares en la genotipificación étnica, la expresión génica de enfermedades y como potenciales blancos farmacológicos. Se comenta la técnica de las matrices (arrays que facilita el estudio de múltiples secuencias de genes mediante chips de diseño específico. Los métodos convencionales analizan hasta un máximo de 20 genes, mientras que una sola micromatriz provee información sobre decenas de miles de genes simultáneamente con una genotipificación rápida y exacta. Los avances de la biotecnología permitirán conocer, además de la secuencia de cada gen, la frecuencia y ubicación exacta de los SNPs y su influencia en los comportamientos celulares. Si bien la validez de los resultados y la eficiencia de las micromatrices son aún controvertidos, el conocimiento y caracterización del perfil genético de un paciente impulsará seguramente un cambio radical en la prevención, diagnóstico, pronóstico y tratamiento de las enfermedades humanas.This update shows new concepts related to the significance of DNA variations among individuals, as well as to their detection by using a new technology. The sequencing of the human genome is only the beginning of what will enable us to understand genetic diversity. The unit of DNA variability is the polymorphism of a single nucleotide (SNP. At present, studies on SNPs are restricted to basic research

  16. REPARACIÓN DEL ADN: UNA POSIBLE RELACIÓN ENTRE LA DEFICIENCIA DE FOLATO Y LA MUERTE NEURONAL DNA Repair: A Link Between Folate Deficiency and Neuronal Cell Death

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    GONZALO ARBOLEDA

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    Full Text Available El presente artículo explora el papel que desempeña el folato como conocido metabolito del ciclo de un carbono (OCM, del inglés onecarbon metabolism en la alteración de la integridad de las células nerviosas. Aquí se discute evidencia reciente de la literatura que muestra la reparación del ADN como un proceso relacionado con la apoptosis neuronal inducida por ausencia de folato.This essay explores the role of folate in disruption of neural cell integrity. Here, it is discussed recent evidence which shows DNA reparation as a process related to neuronal apoptosis induced by folate depletion.

  17. Modelos sintéticos para el reconocimiento de ADN: procesos catalíticos y control de la interacción mediante estímulos externos

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    Jiménez Balsa, Adrián

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    Tras la elucidación del genoma humano y, además, con el impulso llevado a cabo por la Química Biológica en el estudio de los mecanismos de la expresión genética, se ha comenzado a poner un gran empeño en elucidar las bases moleculares que gobiernan la interacción de diversas moléculas con sus secuencias de unión al ADN. De este modo se pretende estar en posición de alterar de manera programable y selectiva la expresión de ciertos genes, ya que, la regulación de la transcripción...

  18. Deteccção do DNA de Mycobacterium leprae em secreção nasal Detección del ADN de Mycobacterium leprae en secreción nasal Detection of Mycobacterium leprae DNA in nasal swab

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    Ana Rosa Botelho Pontes

    2008-11-01

    Full Text Available Estudos têm demonstrado alta sensibilidade da técnica da reação em cadeia de polimerase (PCR na identificação do DNA do Mycobacterium leprae. Este estudo objetivou avaliar a sensibilidade da PCR na detecção do DNA do M. leprae em "swab" nasal de pacientes hansenianos e comparar os resultados com a baciloscopia e formas multibacilares (MBs e paucibacilares (PBs. Foram coletadas amostras de secreção nasal de 24 pacientes hansenianos, conservadas em solução de lise um e dois. Os resultados da PCR foram altamente significativos (pLos estudios han demostrado una alta sensibilidad de la técnica de Reacción en Cadena de la Polimerasa (PCR para identificar el ADN de Mycobacterium leprae. El objetivo del estudio fue evaluar la sensibilidad de la PCR en la detección de ADN de M. leprae en hisopo nasal de los pacientes hansenianos y comparar los resultados con la baciloscopía y las formas multibacilares (MBs y paucibacilares (PBS. Se obtuvieron muestras de secreción nasal de 24 pacientes hansenianos, conservados en solución de lisis uno y dos. Los resultados de la PCR fueron muy significativas (p Studies have demonstrated high sensibility of the polimerase chain reaction (PCR technique in the identification of the Mycobacterium leprae DNA . This study aimed to evalue the PCR sensibility at the detection of the M. leprae DNA in nasal swab of leprosy patients and to compare the results with the bacilloscopy and multibacillary (MBs and paucibacilares (PBs forms. Nasal secretion samples of 24 leprosy patients were collected, and were preserved in one and two lise's solution. The PCR results were highly significant (p <0.0000 and they revealed grater sensibility than bacilloscopy, in several clinical forms. Nevertheless, still different studies are necessary, testing new markers and preservatives, with the purpose of lifting up the sensibility of this technique, in nasal secretion samples.

  19. Detection of Brucella melitensis DNA in the milk of sheep after abortion by PCR assay Detección de ADN de Brucella melitensis mediante la prueba de PCR en muestras de leche de ovejas postaborto

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    Z Ilhan

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Laboratory diagnosis of brucellosis is generally performed by microbiological and serological methods. PCR assay is a specific and sensitive choice for the detection of different bacterial agents. An evaluation of this test was carried out for the detection of Brucella melitensis DNA in sheep milk. 102 milk samples from sheep after abortion were taken and studied using bacteriological culture, PCR and milk ring test (MRT. PCR found B. melitensis DNA in 24 (23.5% out of 102 milk samples, while only 8 (7.8% of the samples were positive to B. melitensis through direct culture. MRT found 28 (27.4% positive milk samples. The detection limit for PCR in sheep milk inoculated with B. melitensis strain 16 M was 1.7x10³-1.7x10(4 cfu/ml. PCR and MRT coincidence was 96%. The diagnostic sensitivity and specificity were determined as 100% and 81.3% respectively for PCR assay and 75% and 75% for MRT. PCR is a useful tool for a fast diagnosis of B. melitensis in sheep milk.El diagnóstico de laboratorio de brucelosis es generalmente realizado por métodos microbiológicos y serológicos. La prueba PCR es reconocida como una alternativa específica y sensible para la detección de diferentes agentes bacterianos. Se realizó una evaluación de la prueba PCR para la detección de ADN de Brucella melitensis en leche de oveja. Ciento dos muestras tomadas de ovejas postaborto fueron analizadas por métodos de cultivo bacteriológico, prueba PCR y prueba del anillo en leche (MRT. El PCR detectó ADN de B. melitensis en 24 (23,5% de 102 muestras de leche, mientras que solamente 8 (7,8% muestras de leche fueron positivas a B. melitensis por cultivo directo. El MRT detectó 28 (27,4% muestras positivas de leche. El límite de detección de B. melitensis 16 M por PCR fue de 1,7x10³-1,7x10(4 ufc/ml en leche inoculada. La concordancia entre PCR y MRT fue 96%. La sensibilidad diagnóstica y la precisión fueron determinadas como el 100% y el 81,3% respectivamente para la

  20. Catálogo de las muestras de fauna de la Comunidad de Madrid conservadas en la colección de Tejidos y ADN del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

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    Rey, I.

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available This work presents the catalogue of preserved samples of animal species (vertebrate and invertebrate from Comunidad de Madrid kept in the Tissues and DNA Collection of the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. Percentages are shown, calculated against the total number of samples and animal class kept in the collection. This information shows the effort developed by the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales to preserve at the genomic level the greatest possible level of genomic biodiversity in Comunidad de Madrid.

    Este trabajo presenta el catálogo de muestras conservadas en la colección de Tejidos y ADN de las especies animales (vertebrados e invertebrados de la Comunidad de Madrid. Se proporcionan los porcentajes frente al total de las muestras conservadas en la colección y las clases animales representadas. Esta información pone de manifiesto el esfuerzo que el Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales realiza para conservar a nivel genómico el mayor porcentaje posible de la diversidad actual de la Comunidad de Madrid.

  1. 基于1N级ADN推力器结构参数优化的仿真研究%Simulation Study on Structural Parameter Optimization of ADN Thruster

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    张涛; 李国岫; 虞育松; 李岩; 王梦; 陈君

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    应用正交设计方法,基于计算机仿真计算,对二硝酰胺铵(ADN)推力器的催化床长度及直径、燃烧室长度等结构参数进行了优化.以推力器推力为评价指标,利用极差分析法以及方差分析法分析了仿真优化计算结果,研究了上述结构参数对推力器性能的影响,得到催化床长度为21 mm、燃烧室长度为11.25 mm以及催化床直径为10 mm时为最优参数水平组合,与原机型对比,推力提高4.35%,并对比了优化后的ADN推力器和原机型ADN推力器内的工作过程,为ADN推力器的优化设计提供了参考.

  2. Evaluación de la unión espermatozoide-ADN exógeno en espermatozoides porcinos eyaculados y epididimarios Evaluation of binding sperm-exogenous DNA in ejaculate and epididimary porcine spermatozoa

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    FA García-Vázquez

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La transgénesis es una potente herramienta biotecnológica para la generación de animales modificados genéticamente con aplicaciones en diversas áreas como veterinaria, biomedicina y agricultura. En 1989 se describe un nuevo método para la producción de animales transgénicos, la transgénesis mediada por espermatozoides (SMGT. Este método está basado en la habilidad intrínseca de las células espermáticas para unir ADN exógeno y permitir su transferencia al interior de los ovocitos. El objetivo de este estudio fue comparar la capacidad de transferencia de ADN exógeno que presenta el espermatozoide eyaculado libre de plasma seminal vs epididimario, así como la viabilidad y cinética de unión mediante la citometría de flujo. Los resultados que obtuvimos mostraron que los espermatozoides epididimarios presentan una capacidad similar a los eyaculados y centrifugados tanto en el grado de unión al ADN (12,63 ± 1,23% vs 10,94 ± 1,05%, P = 0,31 como en la viabilidad (espermatozoides no viables 14,64 ± 0,94% vs 13,42 ± 0,61%, P = 0,23 a lo largo del tiempo de incubación. La mayor parte de dicha unión tiene lugar en los espermatozoides no viables para ambos tipos de espermatozoides (10,53 ± 1,01% vs 9,89 ± 0,97%, P = 0,98. En relación a la cinética de unión, observamos que para ambos grupos experimentales el mayor porcentaje de unión con el transgén ocurre en los primeros 15 minutos de coincubación, a partir del cual la unión se mantiene más o menos constante hasta los 120 minutos. Con este estudio hemos demostrado que tanto espermatozoides epididimarios como eyaculados son capaces de interactuar con el ADN exógeno, por lo que se podría utilizar la SMGT combinada con técnicas de reproducción asistida como la ICSI para la obtención de embriones y lechones transgénicos.Transgenic biotechnology is a powerful tool for the generation of genetically modified animals with applications in various fields such as veterinary

  3. 二硝酰胺铵的急性毒性和亚慢性毒性研究%Study on acute and subchronic toxicity of ammonium dinitramide (ADN)

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    杜文霞; 王玉玲; 常志强; 邢亚飞; 孙苑菡; 谢锋; 张延巍

    2011-01-01

    目的 对新型含能材料二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的急性毒性、亚急性毒性和亚慢性毒性进行研究,确定ADN的急性毒性分级、毒作用性质及靶器官.方法 根据《化学品毒性鉴定技术规范》,采用大鼠和小鼠急性经口毒性试验、亚急性经口(28d)毒性试验和亚慢性经口(90d)毒性试验.结果 (1)急性经口毒性试验结果表明,ADN对小鼠的经口半数致死剂量LD50为568.9 mg/kg,大鼠为616.6 mg/kg,急性毒性分级属低毒级化学物.(2)亚急性经口(28d)毒性试验结果表明,雌、雄鼠123 mg/kg剂量组体重增长明显低于对照组;61.6、123 mg/kg剂量组血清中总胆红素、天冬氨酸氨基转移酶活力明显高于对照组,肝/体比值明显低于对照组.(3)亚慢性经口(90d)毒性试验结果表明,从染毒第5周开始,123 mg/kg剂量组雌性大鼠体重增长幅度明显降低,与对照组相比,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05);61.6、123mg/kg剂量组血清中总胆红素、天冬氨酸氨基转移酶活力高于对照组,肝/体比值明显低于对照组,肝脏病变检出例数明显高于对照组,差异均有统计学意义(P<0.05).结论 ADN急性毒性分级属低毒级,其无可见有害作用水平(NOAEL)为30.8 mg/kg,毒作用的靶器官主要为肝脏.%Objective To study the acute,subacute and subchronic toxicity induced by ammonium dinitramide (ADN),and to ascertain the gradation and target organs of acute toxicity induced by AND.Methods According to technical specifications for toxicity determination of chemicals,the oral tests for acute,subacute and subchronic toxicity induced by AND were performed for 90 days.Results The oral LD50 for mouse and rat was 568.9 mg/kg and 616.6 mg/kg ADN respectively.The gradation of acute toxicity induced by AND was low level.The results of oral subacute and subchronic toxicity tests (for 28 and 90 days) showed that a gain in weight in group exposed to 123 mg/kg AND was significantly lower than that in

  4. Non invasive prenatal diagnosis: analysis of circulating fetal DNA and cells in maternal blood El diagnóstico prenatal no invasor: análisis de células y ADN fetal circulantes en la sangre materna

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    Diana Cecilia Jaramillo Posada

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    Prenatal non invasive diagnosis by means of analyses of foetal DNA or cells circulating in maternal blood is one of the most promising areas of obstetrics. Among maternal diseases that could be diagnosed by these methods, or whose behaviour could be predicted, are preeclampsia, growth restriction and preterm labour. Some foetal conditions that could be detected are sex, chromosomal anomalies and single-gene defects. However, these are complex and expensive techniques that are not regularly performed in health care institutions. With this review we intend to provide the readers with up to date information on the main techniques available for the study of circulating foetal cells and DNA, and on their possible clinical applications. The review was based on a search for journals indexed up to 2008 in Pubmed, Scielo and Latindex. Especially relevant articles were chosen by the authors.

    El diagnóstico prenatal temprano y no invasor por medio del análisis de células o ADN fetales circulantes en la sangre materna es un área prometedora de la obstetricia moderna. Entre las enfermedades que se pueden diagnosticar o cuyo comportamiento es posible predecir por estos métodos se encuentran la preeclampsia, la restricción del crecimiento intrauterino y el parto pretérmino. Algunas condiciones fetales que podrían detectarse son el sexo, ciertas anomalías cromosómicas y los defectos de un solo gen. Sin

  5. La ADN topoisomerasa tipo I de protozoos patógenos como Diana terapéutica de fármacos antitumorales Type I DNA topoisomerase from protozoan pathogens as a potential target for anti-tumoral drugs

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    Rosa M Reguera

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available La utilización intensiva de fármacos antiparasitarios es la causa principal de la aparición de microorganismos parásitos multirresistentes en las regiones del planeta donde son precisamente endémicos. Los agentes etiológicos de las denominadas enfermedades tropicales -malaria, criptosporiodiosis, enfermedad del sueño, enfermedad de Chagas o los distintos tipos de leishmaniosis- son protozoos unicelulares sobre los que no se ha desarrollado en la actualidad ninguna vacuna eficaz y cuyo tratamiento se basa en medidas sanitarias preventivas y en el uso de medicamentos. La quimioterapia antiparasitaria actual es cara, no está ausente de efectos adversos y no supone beneficios a las empresas que la comercializan, por lo que la inversión en I & D es marginal comparada con la llevada a cabo para otros procesos patológicos de menor relevancia médica. La identificación de las ADN topoisomerasas como dianas farmacológicas se basa en los excelentes resultados obtenidos en los ensayos clínicos llevados a cabo con los derivados de la camptotecina en la terapia antitumoral. Las importantes diferencias estructurales entre las ADN topoisomerasas de tipo I de tripanosomas y leishmanias con respecto a sus homólogas de mamífero ha abierto un nuevo campo de investigación que combina las técnicas de biología molecular con la cristalización de proteínas para poder diseñar nuevos fármacos dirigidos específicamente a su inhibición. Revisamos aquí las características de estas nuevas dianas farmacológicas, así como los compuestos que en el momento están siendo utilizados para su inhibición en los agentes parasitarios que causan las principales enfermedades tropicales.The intensive use of antiparasitic drugs is the main cause of the emergence of multiresistant parasite strains on those regions where these parasites are endemic. The aetiological agents of the so-called tropical diseases viz. malaria, cryptosporidiosis, sleeping sickness

  6. Detección de secuencias específicas de ADN de Spongospora subterranea en suelo y tubérculos de papa Detection of DNA specific sequences of Spongospora subterranea in soil and potato tubers

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    Ángel Díaz Jorge Evelio

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    Full Text Available Con el fin de identificar de manera precoz el agente causal de la sarna polvosa de la papa (Spongospora subterranea fs subterranea tanto en semillas como en suelos aptos para el cultivo de este tubérculo, se ha desarrollado una prueba basada en la reacción en cadena de la polimerasa (PCR para la detección de tres secuencias ITS (espaciadores de transcripción interna específicos del ADNr de 372,390 y 391 pb presentes en el genoma de S. subterranea. Para ello se estandarizó una metodología de extracción y purificación de ADN del microorganismo a partir de tejido vegetal infectado (agallas de raíz de papa y pústulas en papa obtenido en pruebas de propagación del patógeno en invernadero. Una vez optimizada la PCR y determinada su sensibilidad, se validó la metodología molecular examinando muestras de tejido vegetal infectado y suelo infestado por el patógeno, provenientes de los departamentos de Cundinamarca y Nariño. La PCR detectó ADN del microorganismo tanto en el material vegetal infectado, como en las muestras de suelo analizadas (las 30 submuestras del área experimental fueron PCR positivas. Estos resultados muestran que dicha metodología se presenta no sólo como una técnica útil para la detección rápida del patógeno en suelo, sino también como una herramienta para determinar la presencia del microorganismo en suelos declarados libres de éste y como una alternativa eficaz para el control de calidad en la producción de semilla certificada de papa libre del patógeno. Palabras clave: sarna polvosa, quistosoros, espaciador de transcripción interna, PCR, plasmodiofóridos.A test has been developed for early identification of the casual agent for potato powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea fs subterranea. Identification was carried out in seeds and soil where this tuber is grown. A polymerase chain reaction (PCR was set up for detecting 372, 390 and 391 bp ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences (ITS in

  7. Aplicación de una técnica de Cromatografía de Exclusión molecular para la purificación de ADN en plantas de Coffea sp. APPLICATION OF A TECHNIQUE OF MOLECULAR EXCLUSION CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR THE PURIFICATION OF DNA FROM Coffea sp. PLANTS

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    Ana María García Cepero

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    Full Text Available Uno de los mayores inconvenientes en la extracción y purificación de biomoléculas a partir de plantas del género Coffea, es un alto contenido de polifenoles y compuestos tánicos. En el presente artículo se describe una metodología que permite obtener ADN de alta pureza. La extracción del ADN del homogeneizado de tejido foliar en siete genotipos de Coffea sp., se realizó mediante la técnica citada por Chaparro (1993 y su purificación se logró mediante cromatografía de exclusión molecular sobre una fase estacionaria de Sephacryl S-1000. Los resultados muestran que la alta eficiencia de separación de ARN degradado, proteínas, pigmentos y compuestos que absorben entre 220 y 300 nm, permiten obtener un ADN de alta pureza a juzgar por los datos espectrofotométricos y electroforéticos.One of the greatest difficulties in extracting and purifying biomolecules from plants in the genus Coffea is the high polyphenol and tannin contents. In this study a methodology is described that allows obtaining high purity DNA from leaf tissues of seven genotypes of Coffea sp. by means of the technique desribed by Chaparro (1993 and its further purification was achieved by molecular exclusion chromatography on Sephacryl S-1000 (Pharmacia. The results showed that the high separation efficiency of degraded RNA, proteins, pigments, and other compounds that absorb between 220 and 300 nm allowed obtaining high purity DNA as judged by the spectophometric and electroforetic data.

  8. Identificacion de marcadores genéticos del agente causal del marchitamiento del clavel fusarium oxysporum f.sp. dianthi mediante amplificacion arbitraria de fragmentos polimórficos de adn

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    Arbeláez G.

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    Full Text Available La técnica de Amplificación Arbitraria de Fragmentos Polimórficos de ADN (RAPD fue utilizada para identificar marcadores genéticos útiles para el desarrollo de un método diagnóstico para Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. dianthi, el agente etiológico de la enfermedad del marchitamiento del clavel. Con el fin de identificar fragmentos genéticos característicos de este patógeno, un total de 18 aislados diferentes, provenientes de diferentes lugares del mundo y 17 cepas de F. oxysporum de otras formas especiales fueron amplificadas utilizando 15 iniciadores diferentes. Aunque ninguno de los iniciadores empleados en este estudio amplificó una banda común a todas las formas especiales dianthi, el iniciador OPA 17 mostró un patrón de RAPD que permitió la identificación de cuatro grupos polimórficos dentro de este grupo taxonómico. Este mismo iniciador, permitió la discriminación entre aislados de Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. dianthi y cepas de F. oxysporum de otras formas especiales. No se observó una correlación directa entre el patrón de RAPD y las razas reportadas para F. oxysporum f.sp. dianthi, previamente determinadas mediante ensayos biológicos por otros grupos de investigadores. Los análisis de hibridación molecular con fragmentos escogidos de estos patrones de RAPD, permitieron el reconocimiento selectivo de los cuatro grupos descritos. Los fragmentos genómicos identificados, son candidatos para el desarrollo de un  sistema diagnóstico por PCR para este patógeno del clavel.

  9. Cost-effectiveness of conventional cytology and HPV DNA testing for cervical cancer screening in Colombia Costo-efectividad de la citología y la tamización con pruebas de ADN-VPH para cáncer de cuello uterino en Colombia

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    Oscar Andrés-Gamboa

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    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To assess cost-effectiveness of conventional cytology and HPV DNA testing for cervical-cancer screening in Colombia. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The National Cancer Institute of Colombia (NCIC in 2007 developed a Markov model on the natural history of cervical cancer; no screening, conventional cytology, and HPV DNA testing were compared. Only direct costs were used. Outcomes comprise cervical cancer mortality, years of life saved, and lifetime costs. Discounted incremental cost-effectiveness ratios were estimated and sensitivity analyses were conducted for key parameters. RESULTS: Depending on the screening strategy a 69-81% mortality reduction might be expected. The HPV DNA testing every five years is a cost-effective strategy (Incremental Cost-Effectiveness Ratio (ICER: USD$44/YLS if the cost per test is under USD$31. The effectiveness was sensitive to coverage and primarily to follow-up. CONCLUSIONS: HPV DNA testing is a cost-effective alternative for screening in Colombia. Not only high coverage but high follow-up rates are critical for successful screening programs.OBJETIVO: evaluar el costo-efectividad de la citología convencional y la prueba de ADN-VPH para tamización de cáncer cervical en Colombia. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS: el Instituto Nacional de Cancerología de Colombia construyó en 2007 un modelo de Markov de historia natural del cáncer cervical. Se comparó "no tamización", citología convencional y prueba de ADN-VPH. Se utilizaron costos directos. Los desenlaces fueron mortalidad, años de vida ganados y costos. Se calcularon razones de costo-efectividad incremental. Se realizaron análisis de sensibilidad para parámetros clave. RESULTADOS: la mortalidad se redujo 69-81% según la estrategia. La tamización con ADN-VPH cada cinco años es costo-efectiva (ICER (Razón de Costo-Efectividad incremental por sus siglas en inglés: 44 dólares por año de vida saludable si los costos por prueba son menores a 31 dólares. La

  10. EVALUACIÓN DE DOS MÉTODOS DE EXTRACCIÓN DE ADN A PARTIR DE BIOPSIAS FIJADAS EN FORMALINA Y EMBEBIDAS EN PARAFINA EN CONDICIONES NO ÓPTIMAS Evaluation of Two Methods DNA Extraction from Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissues on Non-Optimal Conditions

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    JAVIER ANDRÉS BUSTAMANTE

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    Full Text Available Los tejidos de archivo son material de incalculable valor para estudios retrospectivos que requieran la aplicación de análisis moleculares. Existen múltiples métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de este tipo de muestras. No obstante, la mayoría de métodos toman mucho tiempo y los reactivos empleados contribuyen a la fragmentación del ADN. Con el objetivo de optimizar dos métodos de extracción de ADN a partir de tejidos embebidos en parafina en condiciones no óptimas, se seleccionaron 47 bloques en parafina que contenían biopsias de pleura, pulmón y pericardio correspondientes a 24 pacientes (66,6% hombres mayores de 18 años, con inflamación granulomatosa crónica, remitidos al Departamento de Patología, Hospital Universitario del Valle entre 2002 y 2007. Se realizaron 10 cortes a cada muestra y se sometieron a dos métodos de extracción de ADN: 1. convencional y 2. QIAamp-DNA mini kit®. La eficiencia del ADN fue valorada por espectrofotometría y amplificación del gen GAPDH. La concentración de ADN de las muestras extraídas por el método convencional fue de 65,52 ng/µL ±11,47 (promedio ± EE y la relación 260/280 varió entre 0,52 y 2,30. De las muestras extraídas por el método comercial, la concentración media de ADN fue 60,89 ng/µL ± 6,02, con una absorbancia que osciló entre 0 y 2,64. El ADN obtenido fue sometido a PCR, de 47 muestras extraídas por ambos métodos, 25 y 23 respectivamente amplificaron exitosamente el gen GAPDH. Los métodos usados para la obtención de ADN presentaron un desempeño similar, revelando así su potencial utilidad en estudios retrospectivos a partir de biopsias embebidas en parafina en condiciones inadecuadas.Paraffin wax embedded tissues are an invaluable material for retrospective studies requiring the application of molecular analysis. Multiple methods are available to extract DNA from these kind of samples. However, the most common methods are slow and the reagents often

  11. Daño al ADN en mujeres expuestas al humo de la leña en Chiapas, México DNA damage in women exposed to firewod fuel smoke , in Chiapas, México

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    Crispín Herrera-Portugal

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Actualmente alrededor de la cuarta parte de la población mexicana, entre 25 y 28 millones de habitantes, cocina con leña, Sin embargo, el humo de la leña contiene una amplia gama de sustancias tóxicas, entre ellas el monóxido de carbono (CO cuyo impacto en la salud de la población rural debe ser estudiado. Por esto, el potencial daño al ADN asociado con la exposición a CO de 30 mujeres que cocinaban con leña en Chiapas, México, fue evaluado por el ensayo cometa. Los resultados se compararon con 30 controles comparables en edad y condiciones socioeconómicas, quienes cocinaban con gas licuado de petróleo (GLP. Se obtuvieron muestras de sangre total para medir carboxihemoglobina (COHb y llevar a cabo el ensayo cometa. Se encontró diferencia significativa (PCurrently, about a quarter of the Mexican population, between 25 and 28 million people, cook with firewood. However, wood smoke contains a wide range of toxic substances, including carbon monoxide (CO whose impact on health of the rural population should be studied. Therefore, the potential DNA damage associated with the exposition to CO of 30 women who cooked with wood in Chiapas, Mexico, was assessed using Comet Assay. Results were compared with 30 controls of similar age and socioeconomic status, who cooked with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG. We obtained whole blood samples to measure carboxyhemoglobin (% COHb and perform the comet assay. There was a significant difference (P <0.001 in the percentages of COHb between women who cooked with wood (mean= 6.6% and those who did it with LPG (mean=1.8% being 3.6 times higher in the former compared with the latter. There was a significant difference in comet tail length between the two groups examined (mean 18.5 +/- 4.21 versus 5.97 +/- 1.0 μm, P <0.001 and tail moment (mean 4.55 +/- 1.5 versus 1.5 +/- 0.40, P <0.001. The results of this study strongly suggest that exposure to carbon monoxide and compounds present in wood smoke can cause

  12. 考虑两相表面反应的二硝酰胺铵点火研究%Research on ammonium dinitramide (ADN) ignition with two-phase subsurface reactions

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    段毅; 刘宇; 覃粒子; 温正

    2010-01-01

    为了研究固体推进剂二硝酰胺铵(ammonium dinitramide, ADN)点火过程中物理化学变化,建立了1个考虑两相(固相和气相)表面化学反应的点火模型.该模型基于固相与气相的质量守恒方程、组元连续方程、能量守恒方程及有限速率化学动力学方程而建立,并引入多组元系统状态方程封闭方程组.模型中包含35种组元,2个固相ADN总分解反应和166个气相细节(基元)化学反应,并使用温度函数表示物性参数进行计算.应用该点火模型对0.1 MPa下ADN在不同初始温度下点火延迟时间进行预测,计算结果与试验数据较吻合,说明该点火模型较准确地描述了ADN点火过程;计算表明,ADN点火延迟时间随初始温度升高而急剧缩短,且初始温度高于600 K时,温度存在一个短时间的降低过程;计算得到ADN完全燃烧产物为H2O(0.393)、N2(0.394)、O2(0.193)及极少量的NO(0.009),表明ADN是一种绿色无污染低特征信号推进剂.

  13. Low Genetic Diversity Among Garlic (Allium sativum L. Accessions Detected Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD Escasa Diversidad Genética entre Accesiones de Ajo (Allium sativum L. Detectada Mediante ADN Polimórfico Amplificado al Azar (RAPD

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    Full Text Available Garlic (Allium sativum L. is a species of vegetative propagation, showing high morphological diversity. Besides, its clones have specific adaptations to different agroclimatic regions. The objective of this study was to determine the genetic diversity of 65 garlic clones collected in Chile and introduced from different countries, by using RAPD (Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA. Fourty random primers of 10 mers generated a total of 398 bands with an 87% of polymorphism. Each primer amplified between two and 20 bands. The size of the fragments obtained fluctuated between 3200 and 369 bp. The results showed that the clones analyzed had a genetic similarity rate of 94%. In addition, 70% of them were clustered in one major group. However, in spite of that situation several clones have different agronomic characteristicsEl ajo (Allium sativum L. es una especie de propagación vegetativa, que presenta una amplia variabilidad morfológica. Los clones de esta especie tienen una adaptación específica a diferentes regiones agroclimáticas. El objetivo de este estudio fue determinar la diversidad genética existente en 65 clones de ajos colectados en Chile e introducidos desde diferentes países, utilizando RAPD (ADN Polimórfico Amplificado al Azar. Para esta evaluación se utilizaron 40 partidores de 10-mers. Los partidores generaron entre dos y 20 bandas, observándose un alto número de patrones con bandas múltiples. Los fragmentos generados difieren en su tamaño entre 3.200 y 369 pb. Los partidores generaron 398 bandas, de las cuales un 87% fueron polimórficas. El análisis estadístico realizado detectó una similitud genética alta, de un 94% entre las accesiones evaluadas, donde aproximadamente un 70% de los clones formaron un grupo homogéneo. Sin embargo, este grupo incluye clones que presentan diferentes características agronómicas

  14. VARIACIÓN TEMPORAL Y ESPACIAL EN POBLACIONES PREHISPÁNICAS DE CÓRDOBA. ANÁLISIS DE ADN ANTIGUO / Temporal and spatial variations in the pre-Hispanic population of Córdoba, Argentina

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    Full Text Available Se presentan nuevas evidencias sobre la evolución de las poblaciones prehispánicas del actual territorio de Córdoba a partir del análisis de ADN mitocondrial de restos humanos de procedencia arqueológica de distintos contextos culturales, geográficos y temporales. La muestra estudiada incluyó 53 individuos de los cuales 48 pudieron ser genotipificados para alguno de los cuatro haplogrupos mitocondriales fundadores americanos. La totalidad de los restos analizados (excepto uno fueron previamente datados por AMS, presentando un rango de antigüedad de entre 4525 ± 20 y 345 ± 20 años AP. Los resultados obtenidos muestran diferencias genéticas significativas entre los grupos que habitaron las serranías y los que vivieron en la llanura extraserrana. Esta diferenciación, caracterizada por un fuerte incremento en la frecuencia del haplogrupo B en la zona serrana, habría surgido recién alrededor del 1200 AP, modificando sensiblemente el pool génico de la población antigua, que presenta un neto predominio del haplogrupo C. También se advierte para esa época un incremento en la frecuencia del haplogrupo A en la llanura, pero sin llegar a alterar substancialmente el perfil genético de la población antigua. Las altas prevalencias relativas en la llanura de los haplogrupos C y D, similares a la que presentan las poblaciones de Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego, coinciden, de manera sugestiva y ciertamente difícil de desentrañar, en la población contemporánea que habita la provincia de Córdoba, y sugieren un posible origen común con los habitantes del extremo sur del continente.   Palabras clave: ADN antiguo, haplogrupos mitocondriales, flujo génico, Sierras Centrales, variación regional   Abstract We present new evidence on the evolution of the populations that inhabited the territory of Cordoba in pre Hispanic times, through the analysis of mitochondrial DNA of human remains from different archaeological, geographical, and

  15. Reading adn Auditory-Visual Equivalences

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    A retarded boy, unable to read orally or with comprehension, was taught to match spoken to printed words and was then capable of reading comprehension (matching printed words to picture) and oral reading (naming printed words aloud), demonstrating that certain learned auditory-visual equivalences are sufficient prerequisites for reading…

  16. Nanomémoires adressables en ADN ?

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    Isambert, Hervé

    2002-04-01

    Short single-stranded DNA (or RNA) molecules can be designed to have several long lived (> hours) secondary structures. In principle, such molecules could be used as nanomemories if they could be easily induced to switch between trapped states. We propose here that the necessary work required to drive the molecule into one particular trapped state can be provided by its own synthesis. Following this idea, we argue that a low voltage (<1 V) may induce a bistable DNA molecule to switch structure at will, by forcing it to thread through a nanopore and refold alternatively from either of its ends. To cite this article: H. Isambert, C. R. Physique 3 (2002) 391-396.

  17. Class Size and Cost in ADN Programs

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    Boehret, Alice C.; Larowe, Ann

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    The article discusses the cost-effective use of faculty and facilities in associate degree nursing programs, as a large number of programs with small classes is uneconomical. Appraisal of admissions to reach an enrollment level sufficient to justify program cost is suggested. (MF)

  18. Uso del Fingerprinting de ADN para asignar paternidad en un rebaño con casos de malformación congénita de la pared abdominal Application of DNA Fingerprinting to determine paternity in cattle with large congenital abdominal wall defect progeny

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    Full Text Available Se evaluó la efectividad del fingerprinting de ADN para determinarla paternidad en un rebaño bovino con casos de malformacióncongénita de la pared abdominal. La técnica elegida fue elfingerprinting multilocus con la sonda (CAC5. Las muestrasde ADN fueron obtenidas de sangre periférica por los métodoshabituales, digeridas con la enzima de restricción Hae III, transferidasa membranas de nylon e hibridadas. Se analizaron en forma visual los patronesde banda obtenidos y los datos fueron procesados por el programa "PATER".A pesar de la alta consanguinidad de las razas estudiadas, la probabilidadde paternidad (W obtenida fue en un caso W = 0.80 y en el otro W = 0.93,lo que demostró la efectividad de la sonda (CAC5 paradeterminar la paternidad de un mismo toro sobre los dos terneros afectadosThe efficiency of DNA fingerprinting to solve a paternity dispute wasevaluated in four Hereford bulls of a Cebú/Hereford cattle herdwith two calves affected by a congenital abdominal wall malformation. Thetest was carried out using multi-locus probe (CAC5. 8 DNA samples ?twofrom the affected calves, two from their corresponding mothers and 4 frombulls (supposed sires? were processed. These samples were digested withrestriction enzyme Hae III, blotted onto nylon membranes and hybridisedwith (CAC5. The bands obtained were visually analysed and data was processedby the computer program "PATER" (with the "PATER" computer program. Theprobability of paternity (W was W = 0.80 in one case and W = 0.93 in theother. Despite the known inbreeding of the bovine breed tested, it waspossible to ascertain the paternity with multilocus DNA fingerprinting(CAC5

  19. La technologie ADN dans la justice pénale : une illustration de la recomposition de l’action de la justice par la science, la technique et l’expertise ? The DNA Technology in Criminal Justice: An Example of how the Interweaving of Science, Technology and Expertise Impacts on Legal Proceedings.

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    Full Text Available Le recours à l’ADN dans le processus judiciaire pénal s’est progressivement développé pour devenir en moins de 20 ans l’une des ressources scientifiques les moins contestées de la justice pénale. Cette forme d’autorité acquise en un temps assez court invite à se pencher sur les conditions sociales de l’émergence de l’ADN et de son utilisation comme élément de preuve en contexte judiciaire. Comment et dans quelle mesure l’ADN est-il endogénéisé, par le biais de l’expertise judiciaire, dans la justice et quels en sont les effets sur les raisonnements et les pratiques judiciaires ? Il convient, pour le savoir, de décrire et d’analyser les pratiques sociales relatives à l’identification par analyse génétique (IAG en justice pénale, qui sont ce par quoi l’action judiciaire intègre des éléments technologiques et les « digère ». Pour ce faire, l’article procède d’une démarche en trois temps, en illustrant d’abord l’intérêt d’ouvrir la boîte noire du travail de l’expert en IAG et en montrant ensuite à quel point l’intégration des dimensions scientifiques dans l’élaboration du droit se révèle difficile. Sur cette base enfin, l’auteur tire quelques enseignements sur les relations qu’entretiennent droit et science dans ce contexte d’un usage technologique au sein de l’action judiciaire pénale.In less than 20 years, the use of DNA has progressively increased and is now considered as one of the less problematic scientific resources in the judicial criminal process. The fact that this new form of authority has been accepted relatively quickly raises the question of the social conditions of its use as an element of proof in judicial context. How and to which extent DNA has been integrated in the legal process and has impacted on the legal reasoning and practices? What kind of role judicial experts and forensic scientists have played to translate and integrate this part of

  20. Preparation of monodispersed Co nanoparticles and its effect on the thermal decomposition of ammonium dinitramide%单分散钴纳米粒子的制备及其对二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的热分解作用

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    段红珍; 蔺向阳; 刘冠鹏; 李凤生

    2008-01-01

    采用氢电弧等离子体法在惰性气氛中制备了单分散的高纯度纳米Co粉.利用透射电子显微镜(TEM)和相应选区电子衍射(SAED)、比表面吸附仪、X射线衍射(XRD)等手段对样品的粒度、形貌、比表面积、成分进行了表征.将纳米Co粉按不同比例与二硝酰胺铵(ADN)制成复合粒子,并用差热分析(DTA)考察了不同比例的纳米Co粉对ADN的热分解催化作用.结果表明,在ADN中加入纳米Co粉,可使ADN的分解峰温明显降低,比例越大,分解峰温的降低也越多,且表现分解热显著增大,说明纳米Co粉对ADN有较强的催化作用.

  1. Numerical Simulation of Combustion Process in Non-toxic ADN-based Aerospace Thruster with Considering Thermal Dispersion Effect%考虑热弥散效应的ADN基无毒空间推力器内燃烧过程的数值模拟

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    张涛; 李国岫; 陈君; 虞育松; 王梦

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    以新型二硝酰胺铵(ADN)基无毒空间推力器为研究对象,通过建立ADN推进剂撞网雾化、蒸发以及固定床内部考虑热弥散效应的非等温模型等,采用22种组分、20步反应的简化化学反应机理,对ADN推力器内部复杂物理化学过程进行数值模拟,并获得热弥散对ADN推力器性能的影响规律.结果表明,计算结果与实验结果具有较好的一致性.催化床的热弥散效应对ADN推进剂的催化和燃烧过程中温度,以及反应物和重要中间产物的空间分布有着重要的影响,当考虑热弥散效应时,会导致燃烧温度较高.

  2. Research trends in radiobiology since 40 years. a new approach: the enzymatic repair function of DNA, internal factor in evolution of biological systems under irradiation; Etude des tendances des recherches en radiologie depuis 40 ans. Une nouvelle voie de recherche: la fonction de reparation enzymatique de l'ADN, facteur interne d'evolution des systemes biologiques sous rayonnement

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    . Il y a moins d'une generation, l'on croyait encore que les effets des rayonnements sur les systemes vivants etaient des effets directs, immediats, irreparables et definitifs. Depuis lors, on s'est rendu compte que les radiolesions pouvaient resulter d'effets indirects, etre tardives, reparables, et le plus souvent modifiables par des traitements chimiques ou biochimiques ad hoc. Cependant, la percee decisive en radiobiologie se situe entre 1962 et 1964, avec la decouverte que la cellule possede un mecanisme de defense active vis-a-vis de tout ce qui peut porter atteinte a l'integrite du patrimoine genetique inscrit dans la structure meme de l'ADN. L'existence d'une quatrieme fonction de l'ADN, celle d'auto-reparation, par voie enzymatique sous controle genetique, apporte enfin a la radiobiologie la base biologique moleculaire qui lui manquait pour sortir de la nuit 'phenomenologique' ou elle s'etait enfoncee apres l'abandon de la generalisation de la theorie de Lea, faute de preuve experimentale. Dans la seconde partie, cette fois prospective, de l'etude l'auteur tente une synthese elargie en considerant le role que peut jouer cette fonction de reparation de l'ADN non seulement du point de vue de la survie des systemes biologiques irradies en presence ou non d'agents modificateurs de dose ou mutagenes, mais aussi de celui de l'evolution naturelle ou artificielle de ces systemes sous rayonnement. Les donnees les plus recentes de la litterature sont en accord avec ce qui ne constitue encore qu'une hypothese generale de recherche. Des travaux portant sur les caracteres phenotypiques et genotypiques lies a l'acquisition de radioresistance gamma et UV, chez 'Escherichia coli K12', ont ete entrepris par l'auteur, en collaboration avec O. Tremeau en vue d'apporter une contribution experimentale nouvelle a cet egard. (auteur)

  3. Inmunofluorescencia con Crithidia luciliae para la detección de anticuerpos anti-ADN: Imágenes atípicas y su relación con enfermedad de Chagas y leishmaniasis Immunofluorescence assay with Crithidia luciliae for the detection of anti-DNA antibodies: Atypical images and their relationship with Chagas’ disease and leishmaniasis

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    Gloria Griemberg

    2006-02-01

    Full Text Available Los anticuerpos anti-ADN nativo pueden detectarse por inmunofluorescencia indirecta con Crithidia luciliae, observándose tinción fluorescente anular del kinetoplasto que contiene ADN de doble cadena. En algunos casos pueden observarse imágenes fluorescentes en flagelo, membrana y corpúsculo basal, consideradas atípicas. Como C. luciliae pertenece a la familia Trypanosomatidae, que incluye patógenos para el hombre como Trypanosoma cruzi y Leishmaniaspp., se consideró que las imágenes atípicas pudieran deberse a reacciones cruzadas. Se realizaron estudios serológicos para Chagas a 105 muestras provenientes de zona endémica (Corrientes y no endémica (Buenos Aires para T. cruzi que presentaban imágenes atípicas con C. luciliae. La serología para Chagas resultó positiva en el 64.7% de las muestras de Buenos Aires y en el 78.3% de las de Corrientes que presentaban frente a C. luciliae imagen conjunta de membrana y flagelo. No presentaron la imagen conjunta ninguna de las muestras de dadores de sangre normales, ni de pacientes con enfermedades del tejido conectivo, excepto dos con lupus que también eran chagásicos. Todas las muestras de pacientes chagásicos analizadas frente a C. luciliae presentaron la imagen conjunta. Se estudiaron también 46 muestras de pacientes con leishmaniasis, 28 de ellos coinfectados con T. cruzi. La imagen conjunta se observó en el 88.0% de las muestras de leishmaniásicos y en el 78.5% de las de coinfectados. Los resultados sugieren que C. luciliae podría ser un sustrato alternativo, económico y de bajo riesgo para el diagnóstico serológico de enfermedad de Chagas, aunque no discrimina la infección por Leishmania. El hallazgo de la imagen conjunta en la detección de anti-ADN nativo señala la conveniencia de realizar en esos pacientes, estudios clínicos y de laboratorio para enfermedad de Chagas y leishmaniasis.Anti-native DNA antibodies can be detected by indirect immunofluorescence assay with

  4. On the volatility adn disproportionation of hypoiodous acid

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    The partition coefficient of hypoiodous acid at 20 deg C was determined to be ∼930. This determination is based on measured values of the instantaneous iodine partition coefficient vs. time after the introduction of molecular iodine into an air-water system at pH=9. (author) 11 refs

  5. Shift adn width of HeII lines

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    Based on a quantum statistical many-particle theory, the shift and the width of some He II lines have been evaluated. Ion dynamics have been treated within the model microfield method. Furthermore, fine structure splitting has been taken into account in order to check whether this effect is the cause for the existing large discrepancies between theoretical and experimental line widths. Besides the electronic contributions to the line shift, the shift due to the inhomogeneities of the ionic microfield as well as that due to the quadratic Stark effect has been included. (Copyright (c) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam. All rights reserved.)

  6. ADN Programs Accredited by the National League for Nursing, 1974

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    Nursing Outlook, 1974

    1974-01-01

    The complete list of programs leading to an associate degree in nursing that are accredited by the National League for Nursing is presented, without annotation. The institutions are listed alphabetically by State. (Author/AJ)

  7. Differences in Clinical Experiences of ADN and BSN Students.

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    Oermann, Marilyn H.

    1998-01-01

    In a study of 211 associate degree (AD) and 204 baccalaureate nursing students, AD students reported significantly higher stress in clinical practice. Stress for both groups increased as they progressed. Instructors were the predominant source of stress. Students had the most difficulty coping with the demands of patient care and the clinical…

  8. CHARACTERIZATION ADN BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM ARMILLARIA TABESCENS

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    Ethyl acetate extracts from liquid cultures of Armillaria tabescens showed good antimicrobial activity against Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Escherichia coli and Mycobacterium intracellulare. Chemical analyses of extract constituents led to the isolation and identification of two new co...

  9. Inhibition of Human Arginase I by Substrate adn Product Analogues

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    L Di Costanzo; M Ilies; K Thorn; D Christianson

    2011-12-31

    Human arginase I is a binuclear manganese metalloenzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of L-arginine to generate L-ornithine and urea. We demonstrate that N-hydroxy-L-arginine (NOHA) binds to this enzyme with K(d)=3.6 microM, and nor-N-hydroxy-L-arginine (nor-NOHA) binds with K(d)=517 nM (surface plasmon resonance) or K(d) approximately 50 nM (isothermal titration calorimetry). Crystals of human arginase I complexed with NOHA and nor-NOHA afford 2.04 and 1.55 A resolution structures, respectively, which are significantly improved in comparison with previously-determined structures of the corresponding complexes with rat arginase I. Higher resolution structures clarify the binding interactions of the inhibitors. Finally, the crystal structure of the complex with L-lysine (K(d)=13 microM) is reported at 1.90 A resolution. This structure confirms the importance of hydrogen bond interactions with inhibitor alpha-carboxylate and alpha-amino groups as key specificity determinants of amino acid recognition in the arginase active site.

  10. Enfermedades genéticas del ADN mitocondrial humano

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    Solano Abelardo; Playán Ana; López-Pérez Manuel J.; Montoya Julio

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    Las enfermedades mitocondriales son un grupo de trastornos que están producidos por un fallo en el sistema de fosforilación oxidativa (sistema Oxphos), la ruta final del metabolismo energético mitocondrial, con la consiguiente deficiencia en la biosíntesis del trifosfato de adenosina (ATP, por sus siglas en inglés). Parte de los polipéptidos que componen este sistema están codificados en el ácido desoxirribonucleico (DNA) mitocondrial y, en los últimos años, se han descrito mutaciones que se ...

  11. The genus Basilichthys (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae revisited along its Chilean distribution range (21° to 40° S using variation in morphologyand mtDNA El género Basilichthys (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae analizado a lo largo de su distribución en Chile (21° a 40° S, utilizando rasgos morfológicos y variabilidad del ADN mitocondrial

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    DAVID VÉLIZ

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    peligro de extinción es el de los pejerreyes del género Basilichthys. A lo largo Chile, este género posee tres especies morfológicas con distribución disjunta: Basilichthys semotilus, B. microlepidotus y B. australis. Las dos últimas sobreponen su distribución en el río Aconcagua y no son fácilmente diferenciables morfológicamente. Para evaluar la eficacia en la identificación de estas especies al utilizar marcadores moleculares, se analizó el 9 % del ADN mitocondrial (Región Control y COI de organismos obtenidos desde el río Loa (21°41' S al río Valdivia (39°50' S y adicionando un análisis merístico en organismos pertenecientes a las especies B. microlepidotus y B. australis. El análisis filogenético muestra que los individuos de B. semotilus forman un haplogrupo separado de las otras especies del género, sin embargo, B. australis y B. microlepidotus serían parte de un mismo grupo monofilético. Un segundo análisis, el cual incluye información merística, no muestra diferencias estadísticas significativas en la cantidad de escamas de la línea lateral, y número de rayos en las aletas entre B. microlepidotus y B. australis. Estos resultados no sustentan la clasificación actual, separando claramente un grupo presente en el extremo norte del país (B. semotilus y un segundo grupo en Chile central el cual debería ser llamado B. microlepidotus. Esta información será importante para revisar el estado de conservación de la ictiofauna chilena.

  12. Families of ellipsoidal stellar systems adn the formation of dwarf elliptical galaxies

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    Core radii and central surface brightnesses of bulges and elliptical galaxies are measured using CCD photometry obtained with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (scale = 0''.22 pixel-1; seeing = 0''.45--1''.0 FWHM). The correlations between core parameters are derived and compared for ellipticals, bulges, dwarf spheroidal galaxies, dwarf irregular galaxies, and globular clusters. The results are as follows. 1. Ihe data confirm the existence of well-defined correlations between the core parameters of elliptical galaxies. More luminous ellipticals have larger core radii r/sub c/ and lower central surface brightnesses μ/sub 0v/. Galaxies with larger core radii have larger central velocity dispersions. The small, bright core of M32 is normal for a galaxy of M/sub B/ = -15.2. Radio ellipticals and brightest cluster galaxies satisfy the correlations. 2. The bulges of disk galaxies are basically similar to elliptical galaxies. Their cores have slightly smaller r/sub c/ and brighter μ/sub 0v/ than ellipticals of the same luminosity, because their nonisothermal profiles rise more rapidly toward the center and because they often contain extra nuclei superposed on their cores. 3. There is a large discontinuity between the parameter correlations for bright ellipticals, including M32, and those for dwarf spheroidals. Seven dE's in the Local Group and three in the Virgo Cluster have core parameters which are correlated, but not as in ordinary ellipticals. More luminous dE's have larger r/sub c/ and brighter μ/sub 0v/

  13. Microarreglos de ADN y sus aplicaciones en investigaciones biomédicas

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    Carlos Vallin Plous

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    miles de genes. Sus aplicaciones clínicas están en fase de desarrollo. Sin embargo, cabe especular con algunas posibles aplicaciones futuras. Por ejemplo, Cáncer, Alergia, Inmunodeficiencias primarias, Enfermedades autoinmunes y Enfermedades infecciosas. La posibilidad de poder medir simultáneamente la expresión de todos los genes de un genoma, o al menos de una parte considerable de este, abre un abanico de nuevas posibilidades muchas de las cuales aún están por explorar.

  14. Correlates of Ability Patterns in Children adn Adults: Implications for Teaching

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    Barton, Keith; Horowitz, Alan B.

    1975-01-01

    Presents research evidence that children with a high verbal-low spatial ability profile tend to respond in the "usual" way to social reinforcement or praise, whereas children with a high spatial-low verbal profile do not find praise reinforcing. Implications for teaching considered in detail. (Author)

  15. Predictors of Success and Failure for ADN Students on the NCLEX-RN

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    Benefiel, Diane

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to: 1) analyze the relationship of preprogram and nursing program variables on National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) success and failure, and 2) develop a model to predict success and failure on the NCLEX-RN. The convenience sample was comprised of 245 spring, summer, and fall midterm…

  16. Optimization adn Guidance of Very Low-Thrust Transfers to Geostatoinary Orbit

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    Gil-Fernandez, J.; Tarabini, L.; Graziano, M.; Gomez-Tierno, M. A.

    A new hybrid direct-indirect optimization algorithm is presented to compute the minimum-time transfer between two orbits, including the phasing with a desired spacecraft. Very-low thrust means several hundred revolutions to perform the large change in orbital elements. The optimal control solution of the fast-evolution problem combined with a direct method for the secular trajectory avoids the numerical instability arising in very long propagations, decreases the computational time, reduces the sensitivity to the initial guess and provides a feasible transfer at every optimization step. Optimization of transfers from GTO to GEO is presented and two types of trajectories are analysed, sub-synchronous (apogee constrained below GEO altitude) and super-synchronous (free apogee altitude). The optimization of a transfer from LEO to a very high orbit (11 x 23 RE) is presented, showing the applicability of the method to different problems. A guidance algorithm is presented to compensate the deviations of the real trajectory from the optimal one due to off-nominal conditions. The results in closed-loop simulation of the guidance scheme to compensate deterministic perturbations not considered in the optimization show good performances in both analysed missions.

  17. Proposal of a relationship between dynamic aperture adn intensity evolution in a storage ring

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    Giovannozzi, M

    2010-01-01

    A scaling law for the time-dependence of the dynamic aperture, i.e., the region of phase space where stable motion occurs, was proposed in previous papers, about ten years ago. The use of fundamental theorems of the theory of dynamical systems allowed showing that the dynamic aperture has a logarithmic dependence on time. In this paper this result, proved by mean of numerical simulations, is used as a basis for deriving a scaling law for the intensity evolution in a storage ring. The proposed scaling law is also tested against experimental data showing a remarkable agreement.

  18. Microorganisms Taken to Far Extreme: an Update on Their Survival adn Growth

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    Sharma, A.

    2006-12-01

    The questions that make geology at extremes so fascinating involve attempts on understanding the deep subsurface processes and their effect on what we find directly relevant at near surface short time scale interactions. What is the base of the biosphere? What are the various niches life as we know can persist? These are few of the questions that are relevant to deep subsurface geology. Not unlike any other scientific inquiry, along with extensive field and theoretical studies, these geomicrobiological questions need an experiment-based evaluation that can help constrain the geochemical parameters relevant to life's survival. Sharma et al. (2002) have taken a direct approach in constraining the microbial activity at extreme conditions by making observations within diamond anvil cells. Specific chemical component (formate) was used to constrain the metabolic activity of ambient pressure microbes at high pressures. This study opened up the possibility of life in radically extreme environments, often deficient of liquid water and showed that microbial life can find niches within the organic rich veins and inclusions, such as in (dense phase) ice. High resolution imaging within the diamond cell has provided a better insight into the state of the ambient pressure microbes. The author will present newer results on microbial survival at high pressures that provide in insight into the heterogeneous effect of high hydrostatic pressure affecting some microbes differently such that they do perish, while others remain largely viable. By monitoring microbial growth upon decompression, these experiments show the viability of the microbes at high pressures and hence the feasibility of a deep biosphere. The author will also present a combination of high temperature and pressure on the microbiological system at such far extreme conditions that show some surprising behavior.

  19. Student and Faculty Perceptions of Effective Clinical Instructors in ADN Programs.

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    Gignac-Caille; Anne Marie; Oermann, Marilyn H.

    2001-01-01

    Associate degree nursing students (n=292) and faculty (n=59) agreed on 6 of 10 characteristics of effective clinical instructors. Effective instructors are clinically competent, use effective evaluation strategies, explain clearly, are approachable, are well prepared to teach, and communicate clear expectations. (Contains 28 references.) (SK)

  20. Ttheek'adn Ut'iin Yaaniida Qqnign' = Old Time Stories of the Scottie Creek People.

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    Tyone, Mary; Kari, James, Ed.

    This collection of 18 stories of the Scottie Creek People of Alaska is presented in both Upper Tanana, an Athabaskan language, and English in line-by-line translation. The stories, which include personal narratives, cultural explanations, and traditional tales, were recorded in 1988-94. The tales are told by Mary Tyone, a traditional storyteller…

  1. Études par diffraction de fibres de l'ADN double brin

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    Forsyth, V. T.; Parrot, I. M.

    2005-11-01

    L'état fibreux est un état naturel pour les molécules de polymère qui ont tendance à adopter des conformations hélicoïdales régulières plutôt que des structures globulaires caractéristiques à de nombreuses protéines. La diffraction de fibres a donc une application étendue pour l'étude d'une grande variété de polymères biologiques et synthétiques. Ce papier a pour objectif d'illustrer l'étendue générale de la méthode et, en particulier, de démontrer l'impact des sources modernes de rayonnement synchrotron et de faisceaux neutroniques.

  2. Investigation of the Hydroisomerization Activities of Ni-Mo Catalysts Loaded on HY adn HUSY Zeolites

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    LuChangbo; LiuChenguang

    2002-01-01

    A series of Ni-Mo/zeolite-Al2o3 catalysts was prepared by incipient wetness impregnation and their catalytic experiments were carried out using an automated microflow apparatus.It is concluded that the Ni-Mo catalyst loaded on the HUSY has larger BET surface areas and possesses more acid sites than that loaded on the HY zeolite,and simultaneously the Ni-Mo/HUSY-Al2O3 catalyst reveals higher catalytic activ-ity characterized by feedstock conversion and isomer yield which is about two or three times higher than that of the Ni-Mo/HY-Al2O3 catalyst.

  3. Problema de ensamblado de fragmentos de ADN resuelto mediante metaheurísticas y paralelismo

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    Minetti, Gabriela F.

    2012-01-01

    Esta tesis aborda el problema de ensamblado de fragmentos del genoma de un organismo mediante la utilización de técnicas metaheurísticas. La obtención de un ensamblado completo y de alta calidad de un genoma tiene implicaciones directas en la Biología y la Medicina. Esta tarea es particularmente compleja cuando se trabaja con genomas de gran tamaño, como es el caso de la mayoría de los eucariotas (animales, plantas y hongos). Razón por la cual, es sumamente necesario contar con algoritmos ens...

  4. Frenando la extinción: utilidad del ADN en especies en peligro

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    Fernández-Alonso, M. Carmen; Platón, María

    2016-01-01

    Cartel anunciador de la charla; Presentación del ciclo de charlas “Jam Science-Divulgación Científica” celebradas en el Moe Club (Alberto Alcocer, 32, Madrid) el penúltimo martes de cada mes de 20.00 a 22.00h, desde enero de 2015.Ponente:Dr. Jose Luis Hórreo.Investigador posdoctoral, en el Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN-CSIC). Grabación y edición de los vídeos: Agora Mundi.

  5. Enfermedades genéticas del ADN mitocondrial humano Genetic diseases of the mitochondrial DNA

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    Abelardo Solano

    2001-04-01

    Full Text Available Las enfermedades mitocondriales son un grupo de trastornos que están producidos por un fallo en el sistema de fosforilación oxidativa (sistema Oxphos, la ruta final del metabolismo energético mitocondrial, con la consiguiente deficiencia en la biosíntesis del trifosfato de adenosina (ATP, por sus siglas en inglés. Parte de los polipéptidos que componen este sistema están codificados en el ácido desoxirribonucleico (DNA mitocondrial y, en los últimos años, se han descrito mutaciones que se han asociado con síndromes clínicos bien definidos. Las características genéticas del DNA mitocondrial, herencia materna, poliplasmia y segregación mitótica, confieren a estas enfermedades propiedades muy particulares. Las manifestaciones clínicas de estas enfermedades son muy heterogéneas y afectan a distintos órganos y tejidos por lo que su correcto diagnóstico implica la obtención de datos clínicos, morfológicos, bioquímicos y genéticos. El texto completo en inglés de este artículo está disponible en: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.htmlMitochondrial diseases are a group of disorders produced by defects in the oxidative phosphorylation system (Oxphos system, the final pathway of the mitochondrial energetic metabolism, resulting in a deficiency of the biosynthesis of ATP. Part of the polypeptide subunits involved in the Oxphos system are codified by the mitochondrial DNA. In the last years, mutations in this genetic system have been described and associated to well defined clinical syndromes. The clinical features of these disorders are very heterogeneous affecting, in most cases, to different organs and tissues and their correct diagnosis require precise clinical, morphological, biochemical and genetic data. The peculiar genetic characteristics of the mitochondrial DNA (maternal inheritance, polyplasmia and mitotic segregation give to these disorders very distinctive properties. The English version of this paper is available at: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.html

  6. SRTM mission-cross comparison of X adn C band data properties

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    Rosen, P.; Eineder, M.; Rabus, B.; Gurrola, E.; Hensley, S.; Knopfle, W.; Breit, H.; Roth, A.; Werner, M.

    2001-01-01

    This paper compares the specific properties of the X and C band data sets with respect to global coverage, height accuracy, sensor specific errors, product definition, product format and availability.

  7. The Lewis Acid-promoted Novel Cyclization Reactions Towards N-adn O-Containing Heterocycles

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    Shoko; Yamazaki

    2007-01-01

    1 Results Nitrogen and oxygen-containing heterocyclic systems are important structures in organic chemistry because of their presence in many biologically active compounds.In this work,a new zinc and indium-promoted conjugate addition-cyclization reaction to afford nitrogen and oxygen-containing five-membered heterocycles has been developed.A Lewis acid-catalyzed cyclization of an ethenetricarboxylate derivative with propargylamines or propargyl alcohols to give methylenepyrrolidines and methylenetetrah...

  8. Transfers of iodine in the soil-plant-air system: Solid-liquid partitioning, migration, plant uptake adn volatilization

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    Human exposure to soil iodine depends upon the partitioning of the iodine into the, mobile, liquid and gaseous soil phases. From the liquid phase, iodine can be transported into surface- and ground-waters, plant roots, and, consequently, into the human diet. From the gaseous phase, iodine can be tra...

  9. X-ray and optical study on point defect formation and interaction under irradiation adn doping of KCl

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    Optical and X-ray diffuse scattering methods have been applied to investigate structural changes, taking place in KCl crystals during irradiation with γ-quanta and doping with barium. It is shown that γ-irradiation of ''pure'' and doped KCl crystals mainly leads to formation of F-centers and spherical vacancy complexes. F-center concentration in irradiated addition crystals (3x10-6) has turned out to be 25% lower, than in irradiated pure ones (4x10-6), which is connected with interaction of radiation and addition defects. The type of defects, causing assymetry in the distribution of diffuse scattering has been determined. Appearance of scattering ability modulation over direction during irradiation of KCl pure crystals has been found. Critical radius of spherical complexes formed during irradiation has been estimated, it appeared to be 2.5 a, where a is a lattice period

  10. L’art in vivo ou la mythification de la molécule d’ADN

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    Voison, Catherine

    2011-01-01

    Depuis plus d’une décennie certains artistes courtisent la science et travaillent en laboratoire aux côtés des chercheurs pour produire des entités biologiques résultant du couplage de la technique et des mécanismes du vivant. La transgénèse et la culture cellulaire in vivo sont des pratiques utilisées par des artistes qui œuvrent dans les laboratoires expérimentaux. Ces artistes-laborantins fabriquent des entités vivantes invisibles à l’œil nu, à partir de cellules d’origine végétale, animal...

  11. Código de barras del ADN y sus posibles aplicaciones en el campo de la Entomología

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    Analía A. LANTERI

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se abordan algunos aspectos de la controversia sobre la iniciativa «Código de barras del ADN», y se hace hincapié en sus potenciales aplicaciones en Entomología. Esta iniciativa propone emplear información dentro de una misma región génica (gen mitocondrial de la Citocromo c Oxidasa I = COI, en todas las especies vivientes y con condiciones de secuenciación universalmente aceptadas y estandarizadas. En la actualidad, no pretende sustituir la taxonomía alfa y la filogenia sino agilizar las tareas de identificación, especialmente en el campo de la Biomedicina (identificación de patógenos, parásitos y vectores, el control de plagas (intercepción de especies invasoras, cualquiera sea su estado de desarrollo ontogenético y los estudios sobre conservación de la biodiversidad. Para arribar a una correcta delimitación de las especies biológicas es preciso contar con las secuencias de COI de numerosos individuos a lo largo de todo su rango geográfico y además, secuencias de genes nucleares e información morfológica y biológica detallada. Las «Unidades Evolutivas Significativas», identificadas sobre la base del «código de barras», podrían corresponder tanto a morfoespecies como a especies crípticas y a subespecies o linajes con diferentes preferencias de huéspedes. La integración del «código de barras del ADN», el trabajo de campo, las colecciones de museos y la investigación científica resultan imprescindibles para que esta herramienta redunde en avances significativos en el campo de la Sistemática Entomológica.

  12. Observation des cycles enzymatiques des ADN topoisomérases par micromanipulation de molécules individuelles

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    Strick, Terence R.; Charvin, Gilles; Dekker, Nynke H.; Allemand, Jean-François; Bensimon, David; Croquette, Vincent

    In this article, we describe single-molecule assays using magnetic traps and we applied these assays to topoisomerase enzymes which unwind and disentangle DNA molecules. First, the elasticity of single DNA molecule is characterized using the magnetic trap. We show that a twisting constraint may be easily applied and that its effect upon DNA may be measured accurately. Then we describe how the topoisomerase activity may be observed at the single-molecule level giving direct access to the important biological parameters of the enzyme such as velocity and processivity. Furthermore, individual cycles of unwinding can be observed in real time. This permits an accurate characterization of the enzyme's biochemical cycle. The data treatment required to identify and analyze individual topoisomerization cycles will be presented in detail. This analysis is applicable to a wide variety of molecular motors. To cite this article: T.R. Strick et al., C. R. Physique 3 (2002) 595-618.

  13. Evaluation of a Successful High Risk Nursing Student Assistance Program: One ADN Program's Journey

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    O'Sullivan, Ciaran Anthony Mary

    2013-01-01

    A college education is, for many in America, part and parcel of the American Dream, and is certainly achievable. For countless reasons, students may enroll at community colleges underprepared, unprepared, anxious, and destined for a high risk of failure. Although community colleges are higher education institutions open and accessible to all who…

  14. The importance of hydraulic groundwater theory in catchment hydrology: The legacy of Wilfried Brutsaert adn Jean-Yves Parlange

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    Troch, P.A.; Berne, A.; Bogaart, P.W.; Harman, C.; Hilberts, A.G.J.; Lyon, S.W.; Paniconi, C.; Pauwels, V.R.N.; Rupp, D.E.; Selker, J.S.; Teuling, A.J.; Uijlenhoet, R.; Verhoest, N.E.C.

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    Based on a literature overview, this paper summarizes the impact and legacy of the contributions of Wilfried Brutsaert and Jean-Yves Parlange (Cornell University) with respect to the current state-of-the-art understanding in hydraulic groundwater theory. Forming the basis of many applications in cat

  15. Final Technical Report - High-Performance, Oxide-Dispersion-Strengthened Tubes for Production of Ethylene adn Other Industrial Chemicals

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    McKimpson, Marvin G.

    2006-04-06

    This project was undertaken by Michigan Technological University and Special Metals Corporation to develop creep-resistant, coking-resistant oxide-dispersion-strengthened (ODS) tubes for use in industrial-scale ethylene pyrolysis and steam methane reforming operations. Ethylene pyrolysis tubes are exposed to some of the most severe service conditions for metallic materials found anywhere in the chemical process industries, including elevated temperatures, oxidizing atmospheres and high carbon potentials. During service, hard deposits of carbon (coke) build up on the inner wall of the tube, reducing heat transfer and restricting the flow of the hydrocarbon feedstocks. About every 20 to 60 days, the reactor must be taken off-line and decoked by burning out the accumulated carbon. This decoking costs on the order of $9 million per year per ethylene plant, accelerates tube degradation, and requires that tubes be replaced about every 5 years. The technology developed under this program seeks to reduce the energy and economic cost of coking by creating novel bimetallic tubes offering a combination of improved coking resistance, creep resistance and fabricability not available in current single-alloy tubes. The inner core of this tube consists of Incoloy(R) MA956, a commercial ferritic Fe-Cr-Al alloy offering a 50% reduction in coke buildup combined with improved carburization resistance. The outer sheath consists of a new material - oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) Alloy 803(R) developed under the program. This new alloy retains the good fireside environmental resistance of Alloy 803, a commercial wrought alloy currently used for ethylene production, and provides an austenitic casing to alleviate the inherently-limited fabricability of the ferritic Incoloy(R) MA956 core. To provide mechanical compatibility between the two alloys and maximize creep resistance of the bimetallic tube, both the inner Incoloy(R) MA956 and the outer ODS Alloy 803 are oxide dispersion strengthened materials produced using mechanical alloying technology. To minimize cost, the bimetallic tube is produced by direct powder co-extrusion. This technology has potential for domestic energy savings of up to 4.1 trillion BTU/year (4.3 x 1015J/year) and a reduction of 370,000 tons (340,000 tonnes) of CO2 emissions in short-residence-time ethylene furnaces. This represents an energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction of about 3.3%. If the technology is also applied to other types of ethylene pyrolysis furnaces, total energy savings and CO2 emissions reductions could increase by up to five times. The work involved: Developing powder and consolidation processing protocols to produce an oxide-dispersion strengthened variant of Alloy 803 exhibiting creep strength comparable to Incoloy? Alloy MA956, Developing a direct powder co-extrusion protocol for fabricating co-extruded bimetallic Incoloy? Alloy MA956 / ODS Alloy 803 tubes, Characterizing the properties of the ODS Alloy 803 material, the welding characteristics of the bimetallic tubes, and the coking characteristics of the Incoloy? MA956 alloy, and Documenting the potential energy savings and user requirements for these bimetallic pyrolysis furnace tubes. The project demonstrated that oxide dispersion strengthened Alloy 803 can be produced successfully using conventional mechanical alloying technology. The oxide dispersion strengthened bimetallic radiant coil technology explored under this program has significant potential for energy savings and productivity improvements for domestic ethylene producers. In today's competitive market, however, domestic furnace manufacturers and ethylene producers appear reluctant to pay any cost premium for higher-performance coil materials offering either higher temperature capabilities or longer service life. Interest in oxide dispersion strengthened radiant coils is likely to increase if furnace and ethylene producers begin to focus more on increasing tube wall temperatures to improve productivity.

  16. Vacunas de ADN: inducción de la respuesta inmunitaria DNA Vaccines: Induction of the immune response

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    Javier Mota-Sánchez

    2009-01-01

    La efectividad de las vacunas y la inmunización en la prevención de las enfermedades infecciosas es uno de los grandes avances de la medicina. En la actualidad, el acceso a la tecnología de punta en el área de la genómica y la proteómica ha hecho posible acelerar el desarrollo de nuevos modelos de vacunas con características mejoradas en aspectos fundamentales, como la inmunogenicidad y la seguridad. A casi dos décadas del primer informe, en el cual se demostró que un gen puede expresarse med...

  17. Effects of ionizing radiations on DNA-protein complexes; Effets des radiations ionisantes sur des complexes ADN-proteine

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    Gillard, N

    2005-11-15

    The radio-induced destruction of DNA-protein complexes may have serious consequences for systems implicated in important cellular functions. The first system which has been studied is the lactose operon system, that regulates gene expression in Escherichia coli. First of all, the repressor-operator complex is destroyed after irradiation of the complex or of the protein alone. The damaging of the domain of repressor binding to DNA (headpiece) has been demonstrated and studied from the point of view of peptide chain integrity, conformation and amino acids damages. Secondly, dysfunctions of the in vitro induction of an irradiated repressor-unirradiated DNA complex have been observed. These perturbations, due to a decrease of the number of inducer binding sites, are correlated to the damaging of tryptophan residues. Moreover, the inducer protects the repressor when they are irradiated together, both by acting as a scavenger in the bulk, and by the masking of its binding site on the protein. The second studied system is formed by Fpg (for Formamido pyrimidine glycosylase), a DNA repair protein and a DNA with an oxidative lesion. The results show that irradiation disturbs the repair both by decreasing its efficiency of DNA lesion recognition and binding, and by altering its enzymatic activity. (author)

  18. Oligomeric adiponectin forms and their complexes in the blood of healthy donors and patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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    Kogan, Alexander E; Filatov, Vladimir L; Kolosova, Olga V; Katrukha, Ivan A; Mironova, Ekaterina V; Zhuravleva, Natalya S; Nagibin, Oleg A; Kara, Andrei N; Bereznikova, Anastasiya V; Katrukha, Alexey G

    2013-01-01

    Adiponectin (Adn) is a protein that circulates in the blood in several oligomeric forms, namely low-, medium-, and high-molecular-weight forms. Adn may serve as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aims of this work were (1) to produce monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) specific to different Adn oligomeric forms, (2) to design immunoassays suitable for measuring the Adn forms present in human blood, and (3) to investigate the changes in Adn forms that occur in patients with T2DM. Gel filtration, fluoroimmunoassays, and Western blotting were utilized as major techniques in this study. MAbs recognizing various oligomeric forms of Adn were obtained. Complexes between Adn and complement component C1q and between the low molecular weight form of Adn and albumin were described in human blood. A decrease in the total Adn and Adn-albumin complex levels in the blood of patients with T2DM and no difference in the levels of the Adn-C1q complex in comparison with healthy volunteers were demonstrated. An Adn94-Adn63 fluoroimmunoassay was selected as the technique that most accurately measured the mass ratio of Adn oligomers in blood samples, and an Adn214-Adn27 assay that measured the low-molecular-weight form of Adn only.

  19. 高性能酸化剤アンモニウムジニトラミドの経時変化に伴う熱挙動の変化

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    松永, 浩貴; 羽生, 宏人; 三宅, 淳巳; Matsunaga, Hiroki; Habu, Hiroto; Miyake, Atsumi

    2013-01-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is one of the promising new energetic oxidizers for solid propellant. For practical use of ADN, one of the important characteristics is chemical stability. ADN is known to degrade to ammonium nitrate (AN) during long term storage, which will affect to performance of rocket motor. In this study, to get better information about aging effects on thermal behavior of ADN, thermal behavior and decomposition gases from ADN and nitrates mixtures during constant rate heating...

  20. Individual sensitivity to radiations and DNA repair proficiency: the comet assay contribution; Sensibilite individuelle aux radiations et reparation de l`ADN: apport du test des cometes

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    Alapetite, C. [Institut Curie, 75 - Paris (France)

    1998-09-01

    Some are hereditary syndromes demonstrate high cancer risk and hypersensitivity in response to exposures to agents such as ultraviolet or ionising radiation, and are characterized by a defective processing of DNA damage. They highlight the importance of the individual risk associated to exposures. The comet assay, a simple technique that detects DNA strand breaks, requires few cells and allows examination of DNA repair capacities in established cell lines, in blood samples or biopsies. The assay has been validated on cellular systems with known repair defects such as xeroderma pigmentosum defective in nucleotide excision repair, on mutant rodent cell lines defective in DNA single strand breaks rejoining (XRCC5/Ku80 and XRCC7/DNAPKcs) (neutral conditions). This assay does not allow to distinguish a defective phenotype in ataxia telangiectasia cells. It shows in homozygous mouse embryo fibroblasts Brca2-/- an impaired DNA double strand break rejoining. Simplicity, rapidity and sensitivity of the alkaline comet assay allow to examine the response of lymphocytes. It has been applied to the analysis of the role of DNA repair in the pathogenesis of collagen diseases, and the involvement of individual DNA repair proficiency in the thyroid tumorigenesis induced in some patients after therapeutic irradiation at childhood has been questioned. Preliminary results of these studies suggest that this type of approach could help for adapting treatment modalities and surveillance in subgroups of patients defective in DNA repair process. It could also have some incidence in the radioprotection field. (author)

  1. Tannins extracted starting from residual bark of pinus caribaea morelet like protective of the adn before the damage induced by gamma rays a cellular cultivation of escherichia coli

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    This work was aimed to evaluate genotoxicity and anti genotoxicity activity against rays of the a tannins fraction obtained from barks of Pinus caribaea Morelet, as well as to elucidate the anti genotoxic mechanisms implicated in radioprotection using deferent's approaches as pre- co- and post-irradiation cell treatments with plant extract. The tannins fraction was not genotoxic to E. coli cells in experiments using different exposure times. This extract was anti genotoxic against rays when the cells were pre- or co-treated with this extracts, but not during post-irradiation treatments, suggesting a possibly anti genotoxic action through free radicals scavenging mechanisms. The results are discussed in relation to the chemo preventive and therapeutic potential of the studied plant species

  2. Estudo eletroquímico do dano oxidativo promovido por RNS e PAH e o efeito protetor de antioxidantes no ADN

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    Cruz, Diana Isabel Carvalho da

    2013-01-01

    No dia-a-dia, os organismos vivos estão sujeitos a vários tipos de agressões de origem endógena e exógena. A produção endógena exagerada de agentes oxidantes que ocorre nos processos metabólicos dos seres vivos está intimamente associada ao aparecimento e desenvolvimento de várias patologias. Por outro lado, e devido às atividades antropogénicas, muitos agentes oxidantes de origem ambiental e alimentar entram por via exógena no organismo dos seres vivos provocando igualmente danos a nível cel...

  3. Ouverture mécanique de la molécule d'ADN par micro-manipulation et mesure de force

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    Bockelmann, Ulrich; Essevaz-Roulet, B.; Thomen, Philippe; Heslot, François

    In this paper we summarize part of our work on the mechanical unzipping of DNA. We have prepared molecular constructions which allow us to attach the two complementary strands of one end of a single DNA molecule of the bacteriophage λ separately to a glass microscope slide and a microscopic bead. In a first series of experiments, a soft microneedle acting as a force sensor is attached to the bead and its deflection is measured with an optical microscope. In a second series, we use an optical trapping interferometer to capture the bead and to measure its displacement to nm resolution. The sample is slowly displaced with respect to the force measurement device, leading to a progressive opening of the double helix. The force measured during this mechanical opening shows a characteristic variation which is related to the base pair sequence of the DNA molecule. To cite this article: U. Bockelmann et al., C. R. Physique 3 (2002) 585-594.

  4. Corrosion and protection of heterogeneous cast Al-Si (356) and Al-Si-Cu-Fe (380) alloys by chromate adn cerium inhibitors

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    Jain, Syadwad

    In this study, the localized corrosion and conversion coating on cast alloys 356 (Al-7.0Si-0.3Mg) and 380 (Al-8.5Si-3.5Cu-1.6Fe) were characterized. The intermetallic phases presence in the permanent mold cast alloy 356 are primary-Si, Al5FeSi, Al8Si6Mg3Fe and Mg2Si. The die cast alloy 380 is rich in Cu and Fe elements. These alloying elements result in formation of the intermetallic phases Al 5FeSi, Al2Cu and Al(FeCuCr) along with primary-Si. The Cu- and Fe-rich IMPS are cathodic with respect to the matrix phase and strongly govern the corrosion behavior of the two cast alloys in an aggressive environment due to formation of local electrochemical cell in their vicinity. Results have shown that corrosion behavior of permanent mould cast alloy 356 is significantly better than the die cast aluminum alloy 380, primarily due to high content of Cu- and Fe-rich phases such as Al2Cu and Al 5FeSi in the latter. The IMPS also alter the protection mechanism of the cast alloys in the presence of inhibitors in an environment. The presence of chromate in the solution results in reduced cathodic activity on all the phases. Chromate provides some anodic inhibition by increasing pitting potentials and altering corrosion potentials for the phases. Results have shown that performance of CCC was much better on 356 than on 380, primarily due to inhomogeneous and incomplete coating deposition on Cu- and Fe- phases present in alloy 380. XPS and Raman were used to characterize coating deposition on intermetallics. Results show evidence of cyanide complex formation on the intermetallic phases. The presence of this complex is speculated to locally suppress CCC formation. Formation and breakdown of cerium conversion coatings on 356 and 380 was also analyzed. Results showed that deposition of cerium hydroxide started with heavy precipitation on intermetallic particles with the coatings growing outwards onto the matrix. Electrochemical analysis of synthesized intermetallics compounds in the presence of soluble cerium cations showed that of anodic and cathodic activity was not as strongly inhibited as was observed for chromate ions. Overall cerium conversion coating showed good performance on Al-Si (356) ally, but poor performance on Fe- and Cu-rich alloy (380).

  5. Étude des dommages induits dans l'ADN par irradiation laser X-UV à 21.2 nm

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    Cassou, K.; Ros, D.; Kazamias, S.; Klisnick, A.; Jamelot, G.; Guilbaud, O.; Rus, B.; Kozlová, M.; Polan, J.; Präg, A. R.; Stupka, M.; Eot-Houllier, G.; Sage, E.; Begusová, M.; Stísová, V.; Du Penhoat, M.-A. H.; Touati, A.; Chétioui, A.

    2005-06-01

    We report the preliminary result of the application of the collisional Ne-like soft x-ray laser as radiation source to induce DNA damage. The goal of this experiment was a test bed study of the damage yields induced by soft x-ray radiation in dried plasmid DNA sample. The saturated Ne-like soft x-ray laser available at the PALS facility, delivering several millijoules in a single 100 ps pulse at 21.2 nm was used to irradiate two different plasmids: pSP189 and pBS. The study is centered on the dose effect leading to single and double strand break in DNA.

  6. Teneur en ADN de la larve de Dicentrarchus labrax : évolution ontogénétique et effet de la privation de nourriture

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    Bergeron, Jean-pierre; Person, Jeanine

    1997-01-01

    Sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax larvae were hatched and reared for 34 days in the laboratory to test a recent biochemical index (DNA/C) of larval fish nutritional condition. Variations in DNA/C ratio values were monitored during the whole larval ontogenesis of fed individuals and the effect of starvation was assessed at three developmental stages. Three main periods in the relative DNA content variations were determined in close connection with growth patterns during larval ontogenesis.

  7. Template-Assembled Synthetic G-Quartets (TASQ) hydrosolubles : du ligand de quadruplexes d'ADN et d'ARN à la plateforme catalytique

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    Stefan, Loïc,

    2013-01-01

    Natural G-quartets, a cyclic and coplanar array of four guanine residues held together via Hoogsteen H-bond network, have recently received much attention due to their involvement in G-quadruplex-DNA, an alternative higher-order DNA structure strongly suspected to play important roles in key cellular events (chromosomal stability, regulation of gene expression). Besides this, synthetic G-quartets, which artificially mimic native G-quartets, have also been widely studied for their involvement ...

  8. Repair of model compounds of photoinduced lesions in DNA. Electrochemical approaches; Reparation de modeles de lesions photoinduites de l'ADN. Approches electrochimiques

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    Boussicault, F

    2006-09-15

    The goal of this work is to better understand the repair mechanism of photoinduced lesions in DNA (cyclobutane dimers and pyrimidine (6-4) pyrimidone adducts) by photolyase redox enzymes, using tools and concepts of molecular electrochemistry. Thanks to the study of model compounds of cyclobutane lesions by cyclic voltametry, we have been able to mimic the key step of the enzymatic repair (dissociative electron transfer) and to monitor the repair of model compounds by Escherichia coli DNA photolyase. From these results, we have discussed the repair mechanism, especially the stepwise or concerted character of the process. Repair mechanism of (6-4) adducts is not known now, but a possible pathway implies an electron transfer coupled to the cleavage of two bonds in the closed form of the lesions (oxetanes). Voltammetric study of reduction and oxidation of model oxetanes and their repair by E. coli DNA photolyase gave some experimental evidence confirming the proposed mechanism and allowing a better understanding of it. (author)

  9. Amélioration de la méthode d'extraction d'ADN au CTAB appliquée aux feuilles de cotonnier

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    Mergeai G.

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Improvement of the genomic DNA extraction method with CTAB for cotton leaves. Molecular genetic analysis in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. is often limited by the availability of fresh tissue and the time necessary to extract DNA from it. To overcome these problems, the original CTAB method was improved. The major modifi cations concern DNA precipitation at -20°C, incubation of the resuspended DNA at 60°C and centrifugation at 4°C for all extraction steps. The improved method was relatively fast, cheap and yielded high quality DNA (80-200 μg . g-1. The optimized protocol gives satisfactory results on dried and frozen leaves at -80°C. The DNA was suitable for restriction-enzyme digestion with EcoRI and as a template for polymerase chain reaction (PCR using more than two hundred microsatellite cotton primers on different cotton species, the G. hirsutum × G. raimondii × G. sturtianum trispecifi c hybrid and its progenies.

  10. Marcadores moleculares de ADN : análisis de variabilidad, relaciones genéticas y mapeo en olivo (Olea Europaea L.)

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    Domínguez García, Mª del Carmen

    2012-01-01

    El olivo (Olea europaea L.) es uno de los cultivos más antiguos de la cuenca mediterránea y cuenta con un gran patrimonio genético. Sin embargo, la tendencia actual en la mayoría de los países olivareros es hacia la utilización de pocas variedades muy populares. Por tanto la conservación de esta diversidad genética resulta de vital importancia para evitar su pérdida. Durante las últimas décadas, se han realizado importantes trabajos de prospección, recolección, caracterizaci...

  11. Vodní a mokřadní vegetace vybraných mokřadů středního Polabí

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    Husincová, Iveta

    2013-01-01

    The aim of this work is to to describe the aquatic and wetland systems in terms of their adaptation to their current processes and to characterize main groups of aquatic and wetland vegetation. The 5 major wetlands (NPR Libický luh, PR Mydlovarský luh, PR Lipovka - Grado, PR and old specimens pools Černínovsko PR) in the middle Elbe was documented during the field survey and inventoried aquatic and wetland vegetation. This was then compared with the results from available sourc...

  12. Semejanzas entre el ajo (Allium sativum) costarricense y el ajo asiático según secuencias de ADN ribosomal

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    Karina Barboza Rojas; Alejandro Hernández Soto; Claudia Zúñiga Vega

    2012-01-01

    En Costa Rica, la producción de ajo (Allium sativum) es escasa y se limita principalmente a las regiones de Llano Grande de Cartago. Sin embargo, por el precio que tiene actualmente en el mercado, el ajo costarricense se vislumbra como una hortaliza que podría constituirse en un recurso valioso para los productores nacionales. Por lo anterior, en este artículo se presenta la caracterización mediante secuencias ribosomales de materiales de ajo provenientes Costa Rica y su comparación con ajo i...

  13. Teachers' self-efficacy, motivation adn teaching strategies - Auto-eficacia Docente, Motivación del Profesor y Estrategias de Enseñanza

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    Pedro Rosario; Rebeca Blas; Antonio Valle; Núñez, José C.; Susana Rodríguez

    2009-01-01

    According to previous research, teachers’ efficacy relating to teaching practices is highly dependent on the extent to which they are confident about their own capabilities to manage the new demands on their professional role. The present work aimed at: a) gathering information about the way teachers manage different aspects of self-efficacy (i.e., enhancing their instructional process in order to optimize their lessons and engage the students in the learning process), in order to identify ho...

  14. Analyse de l'équipement chromosomique et de la fragmentation de l'ADN dans les spermatozoïdes d'hommes infertiles

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    Perrin, Aurore

    2009-01-01

    Among 10 to 15% of couples with infertility problems, etiology is masculine in half of the cases. The presence of a constitutional chromosomal abnormality, or a genetic abnormality (microdeletions of chromosome Y, mutations in Aurora Kinase c -AURKc-) or DNA sperm fragmentation could be one of the causes of infertility. This work has consisted in studying, by FISH (Fluorescent in situ Hybridization), the chromosomal equipment of gametes of infertile men having a normal lymphocytic karyotype o...

  15. 燃速催化剂对ADN的热分解作用%The Effects of Combustion Catalyst on the Thermal Decomposition of ADN

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    万代红; 府勤; 黄洪勇; 卢国强

    2006-01-01

    用线性升温条件下的差热分析、热失重以及恒温热失重研究了近10种燃速催化剂对ADN热分解性能的影响.用4个不同升温速率下的DTA实验结果,计算了ADN及其与催化剂混合物的热分解动力学参数.结果表明,Cu、Fe类催化剂(除Fe2O3外)对ADN的热分解作用明显,大大降低了ADN的热分解峰温,加快了ADN的失重速率,其中Cu类催化剂对ADN的催化效果最为显著,其催化机理为凝聚相催化;Fe类催化剂属气相催化.而铵盐、Ca盐催化剂则由于分解时放出NH3,抑制了ADN的质子转移或生成了稳定性高的Ca盐,提高了ADN的分解峰温和活化能,对ADN的热分解起到抑制作用.

  16. Properties of ADN and Its Application in Monopropellants%ADN的性质及其在单元推进剂中的应用

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    王学敏; 刘海洲; 许华新; 陈兴强; 王连心

    2014-01-01

    介绍了目前最有希望取代肼的一类单元推进剂——离子盐溶液推进剂.结合ADN高能、高氧含量和强吸湿性的特点,指出了ADN在新型离子盐溶液推进剂中的应用前景.综述了瑞典在ADN单元推进剂配方研究、发动机试验和高纯ADN生产等方面的进展,对国内ADN无毒推进技术研究提出了建议.

  17. Repair mechanisms inducible to the DNA in I.M.M.S. biological systems; Mecanismos de reparacion inducible del ADN en sistemas biologicos I.M.M.S

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    Guzman, J.; Arceo, C.; Cortinas, C.; Rosa, M.E. De la; Olvera, O.; Cruces, M.; Pimentel, E

    1990-03-15

    Given the characteristics of the MMS and the relative antecedents to the repair mechanisms in eucariontes are sought to determine the effect of the MMS on the genetic material and their repair in Drosophila melanogaster. (Author)

  18. Integración de técnicas basadas en ADN para el desarrollo de biosensores aplicados en seguridad alimentaria

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    Santiago Felipe, Sara

    2015-01-01

    [EN] Food security is guaranteed when there is sufficient, safe and nutritious food. This assurance must be satisfied throughout the entire production process, which is known as "safety from farm to fork". This results in a new way of addressing the problem with a global and comprehensive approach. To address this challenge, molecular techniques based on the use of nucleic acids are used in the analysis of certain food threatens, such as allergens, microorganisms, genetically modified orga...

  19. Diversidad genética entre especies del género lemna (lemnaceae utilizando fragmentos polimórficos de ADN amplificados al azar (rapds

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    Frank Solano Campos

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Lemna aequinoctialis and Lemna valdiviana were tested genetic similarity by random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD fingerprinting. Of 60 primers (10-mer tested, 26 generated polymorphic products. 143 bands were found from 200bp up to 1500bp, 109 were polymorphic (76,2%, with an average of 4,19. Of these, only 18 were specific of L. aequinoctialis, while 91 bands were specific for L. valdiviana. Data were used to generate Jaccard’s similarity coefficients and to construct a dendrogram using UPGMA method in the BiodiversityPro statistical package. It is concluded from this study that there were clear differences (high genetic diversity between L. aequinoctialis and L. valdiviana and that RAPD sesults are comparable with those obtained from studies on morphology, It is a practical method to assess the relationships between these species.

  20. La utilización del concepto de ADN en nuestra sociedad: tecnociencia, frases hechas y errores científicos

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    Francesc Mestres

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Technology based on DNA and its applications has revolutionized our society. Information regarding these advances has rapidly spread by the media. Furthermore, people have incorporated the DNA technology concepts in their worldview. Several set phrases based on DNA have had a depth media success, but someone contain severe scientific mistakes. This paper is focused in presenting this errors and proposing different ways to overcome them.

  1. [Unification of methods for determining the trace quantities of lead, zinc, sodium and potassium ions in the assessment of drinking water adn transfusion fluid quality].

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    Popkov, V A; Golovina, N V; Evgrafov, A A

    2001-01-01

    The results of long-term studies made by the Department of General Chemistry, I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, that deals with unification of methods for determining some ions of metals (lead, zinc, sodium, and potassium) in the assessment of the quality of drinking water and transfusion fluids are summarized. A procedure was developed to determine the trace impurities of zinc, lead, and silver by atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) by using sorption concentration. C-80-2-aminothiazole, a new sorbent synthesized at the Research Institute of Polymers, was used to detect these ions in the drinking water. With regards to the chosen optimal conditions, drinking water samples were analyzed via their direct spraying in the air-acetylene flame. The prior sorption concentration determined drinking water zinc and lead ions in the concentrations equal to or less than their permissible dose concentrations. The studies indicated that the used methods to determine the trace quantities of metals in the drinking water and aqueous solutions show a high sensitivity, rapidity, simplicity of sample preparation.

  2. Teachers' self-efficacy, motivation adn teaching strategies - Auto-eficacia Docente, Motivación del Profesor y Estrategias de Enseñanza

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    Pedro Rosario

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available According to previous research, teachers’ efficacy relating to teaching practices is highly dependent on the extent to which they are confident about their own capabilities to manage the new demands on their professional role. The present work aimed at: a gathering information about the way teachers manage different aspects of self-efficacy (i.e., enhancing their instructional process in order to optimize their lessons and engage the students in the learning process, in order to identify homogeneous self-efficacy profiles, b investigating the way these profiles relate to different levels and types of motivation, teaching strategies and teachers’ self-esteem. Ninety-five teachers from five Spanish public Universities participated in this study. Three different profiles of teachers’ efficacy have been identified: 1 high self-efficacy in the three dimensions; 2 medium self-efficacy in the enhancement of the teaching process and of lessons management, and medium-high efficacy in the engagement of students, and 3 low self-efficacy in the three dimensions. ANOVA results supported previous findings since teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs played a crucial role on teachers’ motivation and professional engagement.

  3. Extracción y purificación del adn de moniliophthora roreri hongo que ataca el cacao, en norte de santander

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    Liliana Yanet Suárez Contreras

    2005-07-01

    Full Text Available This research has as objetive to define the methodology of extraction and purification for Moniliophthora roreri and to apply it to 56 isolations of Moniliophthora roreri obtained from Cúcuta, Agua Clara, Sardinata, El Tarra, Tibú, Bucaracica, Teorama and Zulia in Norte de Santander (Colombia. The extraction of DNA was carried out by the protocol proposed by Miranda and Sandoval in 2000, with some proposed modifications by Rocha. To its purification was utilized Chloroform Phenol. Once, it was standarized by the protocol of extraction. It tested with other mushrooms:Metarhizium sp, Botritys cincrea, Fusarium culmorum, Phytophthora cinnamomi. This work intends to continue with the research in the area of Molecular Biology of Moniliophthora roreri and other phytopathogens of economic importance for the region, it promotes the research in micology.

  4. Analysis of damaged DNA / proteins interactions: Methodological optimizations and applications to DNA lesions induced by platinum anticancer drugs; Analyse des interactions ADN lese / proteines: Optimisations methodologiques et applications aux dommages de l'ADN engendres par les derives du platine

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    Bounaix Morand du Puch, Ch

    2010-10-15

    DNA lesions contribute to the alteration of DNA structure, thereby inhibiting essential cellular processes. Such alterations may be beneficial for chemotherapies, for example in the case of platinum anticancer agents. They generate bulky adducts that, if not repaired, ultimately cause apoptosis. A better understanding of the biological response to such molecules can be obtained through the study of proteins that directly interact with the damages. These proteins constitute the DNA lesions interactome. This thesis presents the development of tools aiming at increasing the list of platinum adduct-associated proteins. Firstly, we designed a ligand fishing system made of damaged plasmids immobilized onto magnetic beads. Three platinum drugs were selected for our study: cisplatin, oxali-platin and satra-platin. Following exposure of the trap to nuclear extracts from HeLa cancer cells and identification of retained proteins by proteomics, we obtained already known candidates (HMGB1, hUBF, FACT complex) but also 29 new members of the platinated-DNA interactome. Among them, we noted the presence of PNUTS, TOX4 and WDR82, which associate to form the recently-discovered PTW/PP complex. Their capture was then confirmed with a second model, namely breast cancer cell line MDA MB 231, and the biological consequences of such an interaction now need to be elucidated. Secondly, we adapted a SPRi bio-chip to the study of platinum-damaged DNA/proteins interactions. Affinity of HMGB1 and newly characterized TOX4 for adducts generated by our three platinum drugs could be validated thanks to the bio-chip. Finally, we used our tools, as well as analytical chemistry and biochemistry methods, to evaluate the role of DDB2 (a factor involved in the recognition of UV-induced lesions) in the repair of cisplatin adducts. Our experiments using MDA MB 231 cells differentially expressing DDB2 showed that this protein is not responsible for the repair of platinum damages. Instead, it appears to act as a positive mediator of their cytotoxicity. In the near future, the above mentioned microsystems will be adapted to the study of the interactome of other DNA lesions. (author)

  5. The anomalous solid state decomposition of ammonium dinitramide: a matter of surface polarization.

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    Rahm, Martin; Brinck, Tore

    2009-05-28

    Polarized dinitramide anions on the surface of solid ammonium dinitramide (ADN) have a decomposition barrier that is reduced by 16 kcal mol(-1) and explain the anomalous solid state decomposition of ADN. PMID:19436902

  6. Physical exercise-induced hippocampal neurogenesis and antidepressant effects are mediated by the adipocyte hormone adiponectin

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    Yau, Suk Yu; Li, Ang; Hoo, Ruby L. C.; Ching, Yick Pang; Christie, Brian R.; Tatia M C Lee; Xu, Aimin; So, Kwok-Fai

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    Adiponectin (ADN) is an adipocyte-secreted protein with insulin-sensitizing, antidiabetic, antiinflammatory, and antiatherogenic properties. Evidence is also accumulating that ADN has neuroprotective activities, yet the underlying mechanism remains elusive. Here we show that ADN could pass through the blood-brain barrier, and elevating its levels in the brain increased cell proliferation and decreased depression-like behaviors. ADN deficiency did not reduce the basal hippocampal neurogenesis ...

  7. Adiponectin Inhibits Insulin Function in Primary Trophoblasts by PPARα-Mediated Ceramide Synthesis

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    Aye, Irving L M H; Gao, Xiaoli; Weintraub, Susan T.; Jansson, Thomas; Powell, Theresa L.

    2014-01-01

    Maternal adiponectin (ADN) levels are inversely correlated with birth weight, and ADN infusion in pregnant mice down-regulates placental nutrient transporters and decreases fetal growth. In contrast to the insulin-sensitizing effects in adipose tissue and muscle, ADN inhibits insulin signaling in the placenta. However, the molecular mechanisms involved are unknown. We hypothesized that ADN inhibits insulin signaling and insulin-stimulated amino acid transport in primary human trophoblasts by ...

  8. アンモニウムジニトラミドの熱分解機構および分解速度に関する研究

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    松永, 浩貴; Matsunaga, Hiroki; 羽生, 宏人; Habu, Hiroto; 三宅, 淳巳; Miyake, Atsumi

    2012-01-01

    To get better information about thermal stability of ammonium dinitramide (ADN), this study discussed about thermal decomposition mechanism, decomposition kinetics, and influence of aging on thermal decomposition of ADN using thermal analyses and evolved gas analyses. || From the results of evolved gas analyses about ADN, it was found that thermal decomposition of ADN has three stages depending on temperature. The reaction at low temperature side was the decomposition of a part of dinitrami...

  9. Surface energy and crystallization phenomena of ammonium dinitramide

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    Teipel, Ulrich; Heintz, Thomas [Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Chemische Technologie (ICT), PO Box 1240, D-76318 Pfinztal (Germany)

    2005-12-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) was characterized during recrystallization from the melt. The surface tension of molten ADN at 97 C was measured to be 89 mN/m. The wetting angles between molten ADN and different solid surfaces (polytetrafluoroethylene, glass, steel, and aluminum) were determined. The wettability depends on the surface tension of molten ADN, the free surface energy of the solid surfaces and the interfacial tension between the solid and liquid. Observations of the recrystallization behavior of molten ADN showed that nucleation does not occur, even at super cooling rates of 70 K. Crystallization can be initiated by the application of seed crystals. (Abstract Copyright [2005], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  10. Bioproduction of 3-acetyldeoxynivalenol and its metabolic regulation in the submerged cultures of Fusarium graminearum R 2118

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    3-Acetyldeoxynivalenol (3-ADN) is a highly toxic secondary metabolite elaborated by several species of the filamentous fungus, Fusarium. The present research was aimed at investigating the cultural conditions governing the production of 3-ADN, and to elucidate the mechanism and metabolic regulation of the toxin production in submerged cultures. A two-stage submerged culture was developed in which the biosynthetically active mycelium from YEPD medium was transferred to the production medium to achieve as much as 90-105 mg/l 3-ADN. Phosphate inhibition was found to be a regulatory factor in 3-ADN biosynthesis. While Mg+2 and Zn+2 at 1 mM increased 3-ADN yields by 60% and 76% respectively, and Fe+2 at 5 mM doubled 3-ADN yields, Mn+2 completely inhibited 3-ADN biosynthesis at all concentrations used suggesting its regulatory role in the toxin production. Modulation of 3-ADN biosynthesis by using various metabolic inhibitors and stimulators of the TCA cycle, fatty acid biosynthesis, and ergosterol biosynthesis yielded increased levels of 3-ADN possibly by channelling more acetyl Co-A into the toxin production pathway. This was further evidenced by 14C-acetate pulse-feeding studies where highly labelled 3-ADN was obtained by using known metabolic inhibitors of the competing pathways thereby specifically channelling the label into 3-ADN synthesis

  11. Detection, characterization and measure of a new radiation-induced damage in isolated and cellular DNA; Detection, caracterisation et mesure d'un nouveau dommage radio-induit de l'ADN isole et cellulaire

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    Regulus, P

    2006-10-15

    Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) contains the genetic information and chemical injury to this macromolecule may have severe biological consequences. We report here the detection of 4 new radiation-induced DNA lesions by using a high-performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) approach. For that purpose, the characteristic fragmentation of most 2'-deoxy-ribo nucleosides, the loss of 116 Da corresponding to the loss of the 2-deoxyribose moiety, was used in the so-called neutral loss mode of the HPLC-MS/MS. One of the newly detected lesions, named dCyd341 because it is a 2'-deoxycytidine modification exhibiting a molecular weight of 341 Da, was also detected in cellular DNA. Characterization of this modified nucleoside was performed using NMR and exact mass determination of the product obtained by chemical synthesis. A mechanism of formation was then proposed, in which the first event is the H-abstraction at the C4 position of a 2-deoxyribose moiety. Then, the sugar modification produced exhibits a reactive aldehyde that, through reaction with a vicinal cytosine base, gives rise to dCyd341. dCyd341 could be considered as a complex damage since its formation involves a DNA strand break and a cross-link between a damaged sugar residue and a vicinal cytosine base located most probably on the complementary DNA strand. In addition to its characterization, preliminary biological studies revealed that cells are able to remove the lesion from DNA. Repair studies have revealed the ability of cells to excise the lesion. Identification of the repair systems involved could represent an interesting challenge. (author)

  12. Influencia de una alimentación mediterránea suplementada en coenzima Q10 sobre la activación de p53 y las rutas de reparación del ADN en personas de edad avanzada

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    Gutiérrez Mariscal, Francisco Miguel

    2011-01-01

    Introducción: La hipótesis oxidativa del envejecimiento sugiere que los efectos deletéreos de las especies reactivas de oxígeno son responsables del deterioro funcional asociado con las enfermedades relacionadas con la edad (enfermedad cardiovascular, cáncer, diabetes, Alzheimer, Parkinson, etc.). La dieta Mediterránea ha demostrado ser un modelo de alimentación beneficiosa sobre la salud cardiovascular y la longevidad. La proteína p53 es la encargada de preservar la estabilidad del genoma co...

  13. Modélisation théorique des expériences de molécules uniques sur l'ADN et l'ARN : de l'élasticité au dégraffage des bases

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    Cocco, Simona; Marko, John F.; Monasson, Rémi

    We review statistical-mechanical theories of single-molecule micromanipulation experiments on nucleic acids. Firstly, models for describing polymer elasticity are introduced. We then review how these models are used to interpret single-molecule force-extension experiments on single-stranded and double-stranded DNA. Depending on the force and the molecules used, both smooth elastic behavior and abrupt structural transitions are observed. Thirdly, we show how combining the elasticity of two single nucleic acid strands with a description of the base-pairing interactions between them explains much of the phenomenology and kinetics of RNA and DNA 'unzipping' experiments. To cite this article: S. Cocco et al., C. R. Physique 3 (2002) 569-584.

  14. Taxonomía a golpe de proteínas y ADN mitocondrial: el caso de la Orça - Developing taxonomy using proteins and mitocondrial DNA: The case of the Orca

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    Arija, Carmen M.

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available ResumenLos estudios moleculares han dado un vuelco a la Taxonomía,erigiéndose como una herramienta imprescindible para la determinación de los límites de una especie o un grupo y su situación en el complejo árbol de los seres vivos.SummaryMolecular studies have overturned the taxonomy, establishing itself asan indispensable tool for determining the limits of an specie or a group, and their situation in the Living tree.

  15. Characterization of DNA repair phenotypes of Xeroderma pigmentosum cell lines by a paralleled in vitro test; Phenotypage de la reparation de l'ADN de lignees Xeroderma pigmentosum, par un test in vitro multiparametrique

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    Raffin, A.L.

    2009-06-15

    DNA is constantly damaged modifying the genetic information for which it encodes. Several cellular mechanisms as the Base Excision Repair (BER) and the Nucleotide Excision Repair (NER) allow recovering the right DNA sequence. The Xeroderma pigmentosum is a disease characterised by a deficiency in the NER pathway. The aim of this study was to propose an efficient and fast test for the diagnosis of this disease as an alternative to the currently available UDS test. DNA repair activities of XP cell lines were quantified using in vitro miniaturized and paralleled tests in order to establish DNA repair phenotypes of XPA and XPC deficient cells. The main advantage of the tests used in this study is the simultaneous measurement of excision or excision synthesis (ES) of several lesions by only one cellular extract. We showed on one hand that the relative ES of the different lesions depend strongly on the protein concentration of the nuclear extract tested. Working at high protein concentration allowed discriminating the XP phenotype versus the control one, whereas it was impossible under a certain concentration's threshold. On the other hand, while the UVB irradiation of control cells stimulated their repair activities, this effect was not observed in XP cells. This study brings new information on the XPA and XPC protein roles during BER and NER and underlines the complexity of the regulations of DNA repair processes. (author)

  16. Detección del ADN de Papilomavirus humano en lesiones precancerosas y cancerosas de cuello uterino por reacción en cadena de la polimerasa, en Bucaramanga, Santander

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    Castillo A.

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Determinar la validez de la Reacción en Cadena de la Polimerasa (PCR en el diagnóstico de la infección por el virus del papiloma humano (VPH, detectando diferentes tipos de VPH oncogénicos (16, 18, 31, 33 y 35 y no oncogénicos (6 y 11 en pacientes con lesiones precancerosas y cancerosas de cérvix y en pacientes control, estableciendo la prevalencia del virus en estas lesiones.

  17. Utilisation de la PCR-RFLP sur de l'ADN chloro-plastique pour l'étude des relations phylogénétiques au sein du genre Phaseolus

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    Baudoin JP.

    1998-01-01

    Full Text Available Phylogenetic relationships among 74 accessions belonging to six species of Phaseolus are investigated using variation in chloroplast DNA assessed according to a PCR-RFLP protocol. Three fragments of chloroplast DNA are amplified using universal primers, and then digested with 10 restriction enzymes. Thirty-six haplotypes are identified on the basis of the polymorphism in fragment number and size. Three main phylogenetic groups, strongly supported through bootstrap analysis, are identified: (1 accessions from Phaseolus lunatus and Phaseolus xolocotzii; (2 accessions from Phaseolus glabellus; (3 accessions from Phaseolus vulgaris, Phaseolus polyanthus and Phaseolus coccineus. Within the third group, accessions of Phaseolus coccineus are scattered along the phylogenetic tree, which provides some evidence that coccineus accessions are paraphyletic with respect to Phaseolus vulgaris and Phaseolus polyanthus. An analysis of molecular variance applied on four species show that they are significantly differentiated with 79% of molecular variance among species and 21% within species. The results agree with previous investigations on chloroplast DNA variation in the genus Phaseolus, and suggest that PCRRFLP methods, which are technically less labour-intensive than previous methods, are of great value for phylogenetic investigations at the generic level.

  18. The DNA repair complex DNA-PK, a pharmacological target in cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy; Le complexe de reparation de l'ADN DNA-PK, une cible pharmacologique en chimiotherapie et radiotherapie anticancereuse

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    Salles, B.; Calsou, P.; Frit, P.; Muller, C. [Institut de Pharmacologie et Biologie Structurale (IPBS), UMR CNRS 5089, 31 - Toulouse (France)

    2006-05-15

    A line of investigation in the search for sensitizing tumor cells to chemotherapy or radiotherapy relies on the selection of DNA repair inhibitors. In the area of DNA repair mechanisms, DNA-dependent protein kinase (DNA-PK) represents a key complex. Indeed DNA-PK is involved in the non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) process that corresponds to the major activity responsible for cell survival after ionizing radiation or chemotherapeutic treatment producing DNA double strand breaks. DNA-PK belongs to the PI3-K related kinase family and specific inhibitors have been recently selected and evaluated as radio- and chemo-sensitizers. These drugs, along with other ways to inhibit the DSBs repair process, are presented and discussed. (authors)

  19. DSC/TG-FTIR-MS联用技术研究ADN热分解动力学和机理%Research on the kinetics and mechanism of the thermal decomposition of ADN via DSC/TG-MS-FTIR

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    王晓红; 张皋; 赵凤起; 谢明召; 任晓宁; 何少蓉

    2010-01-01

    应用DSC/TG-MS-FTIR同步热分析-红外质谱联用技术,研究了ADN的分解过程及分解机理,从ADN分解生成的气体产物的动态分布及气体产物的生成动力学方面,获得了ADN热分解的主要气体产物为N2O、NO2、NH3、H2O和N2,气体产物N2O、NO2和NH3的动力学参数的Ea值分别为157.5、158.6、100.0 kJ/mol,从微观角度提出了ADN可能的热分解机理.

  20. Optimalisation de l'extraction d'ADN génomique de la morelle jaune (Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav., une plante invasive des milieux cultivés en région méditerranéenne

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    Ripoll, J.

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Optimization of the genomic DNA extraction method of silverleaf nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav., an invasive plant in the cultivated areas within the Mediterranean region. The geographical origin of an invasive plant in the cultivated area within the Mediterranean region, silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. (Solanaceae should be identified through the analysis of genetic similarities between native and introduced populations using microsatellite markers. Beforehand, an effective and less costly method for extracting genomic DNA from dehydrated and polysaccharide-rich leaves was investigated. The original Doyle's protocol based on the use of a cationic detergent, CTAB, was successfully optimized in order to extract high quality DNA (A260/280 ratio of 1.8; A260/230 ratio of 1.7 to 2. The DNA yields obtained with this new protocol were higher than those obtained with a commercial kit, although quality of the DNA extracted was comparable. The improvement of the protocol was further proven by the amplification of several microsatellite loci first developed in eggplant, Solanum melongena L.

  1. Catálogo de las muestras de fauna de la Comunidad de Madrid conservadas en la colección de Tejidos y ADN del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

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    Rey, I.; Dorda, B. A.

    2006-01-01

    This work presents the catalogue of preserved samples of animal species (vertebrate and invertebrate) from Comunidad de Madrid kept in the Tissues and DNA Collection of the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. Percentages are shown, calculated against the total number of samples and animal class kept in the collection. This information shows the effort developed by the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales to preserve at the genomic level the greatest possible level of genomic biodiversity in...

  2. The Improvement adn Analysis of the Asymmetric Operation with Phase Compound Excitation System%相复励励磁系统的不对称运行改善分析

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    药文忠

    2014-01-01

    For the impedance asymmetry running of excitation system with the 1FC6 generator, though the data about input and output voltage of rectifier transformer in the process of test, which were divided into the positive sequence component the negation sequence component, the vector analysis method was adopted. Through the calculation and analysis, the cause of the three phase line voltage asymmetry was fund out. By changing the connecting way of rectifier transformer, the serious asymmetry of excitation system line voltage was solved.%对1FC6发电机励磁系统的阻抗不对称运行进行分析。采用向量分析法对试验过程中整流变压器输入、输出线的电压数据进行研究,并将其分解为正序分量和负序分量。通过计算和分析找出三相线电压不对称的原因,采用改变整流变压器连接方式的方法解决励磁系统线电压严重不对称的问题。

  3. La identificación del imputado: rueda, fotos, ADN... De los métodos basados en la percepción a la prueba científica

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    2009-01-01

    Este libro profundiza en los diferentes medios de identificación del imputado en el marco de la investigación y el proceso penal: la tradicional rueda de reconocimiento, la identificación a través de huellas, fotos, análisis de muestras... Se pretende ofrecer un análisis profundo de tanto los métodos tradicionales basados en la percepción, como la rueda o la identificación por fotos, como de los nuevos medios basados en métodos científicos, entre los que destaca la comparación de perfiles de ...

  4. Taxonomía a golpe de proteínas y ADN mitocondrial: el caso de la Orça - Developing taxonomy using proteins and mitocondrial DNA: The case of the Orca

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    Arija, Carmen M.

    2011-01-01

    ResumenLos estudios moleculares han dado un vuelco a la Taxonomía,erigiéndose como una herramienta imprescindible para la determinación de los límites de una especie o un grupo y su situación en el complejo árbol de los seres vivos.SummaryMolecular studies have overturned the taxonomy, establishing itself asan indispensable tool for determining the limits of an specie or a group, and their situation in the Living tree.

  5. Méthodes et outils logiciels pour la conception de sondes oligonucléotidiques pour puces à ADN. Applications aux biopuces transcriptomiques et aux biopuces de type phylogénétique

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    Rimour, Sébastien

    2006-01-01

    We address the problem of the design of oligonucleotide probes for microarrays with solutions on the computer, but also biologically, with the experimental validation of our methods. We present a new approach that combines high specificity of the probes with good sensitivity. In terms of software engineering, we lead a reflection on réutisabilité software components in the field of DNA microarrays, which leads us to propose a "Platform Independent Model" for the design of probes, consistent w...

  6. The results of the lipids peroxidation products on the DNA bases as biological markers of the oxidative stress; Les adduits des produits de la peroxydation lipidique sur les bases de l'ADN comme biomarqueurs du stress oxydant

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    Falletti, O

    2007-10-15

    Different ways of DNA damages have been studied, among these ones the direct way of DNA damages formation by the reactive oxygen species (R.O.S.). This way leads to the formation of oxidative DNA damages. In 1990, works have suggested an indirect way of DNA damages formation, the lipids peroxidation. Instead of oxidizing directly DNA, the R.O.S. oxide the lipids present in the cells and their membranes; The products coming from this degradation are able to provoke DNA damages. This way has not been studied very much. The work of this thesis is axed on this DNA theme and lipids peroxidation. In the first chapter, we begin by presenting DNA and the direct way of oxidative damages formation by the R.O.S.Then, we speak about the cell lipids suffering oxidation reactions and the different ways of lipids oxidation. Then, we present how the lipid peroxidation is a source of damages for DNA. (N.C.)

  7. Controle da maturação de caquis 'Fuyu', com uso de aminoethoxivinilglicina e ácido giberélico Maturation control of kaki 'Fuyu' using aminoethoxivinilglicin adn gibberelic acid

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    VALDECIR CARLOS FERRI; MARIA MADALENA RINALDI; ROQUE DANIELI; LUCIANO LUCHETTA; CESAR VALMOR ROMBALDI

    2002-01-01

    Avaliaram-se o efeito do controle da maturação e o comportamento pós-colheita de caquis 'Fuyu', tratados a campo com aminoethoxivinilglicina (AVG) e ácido giberélico (AG3). Utilizou-se o delineamento completamente casualizado, com quatro repetições. As pulverizações foram realizadas com AVG a 50ppm e AG3 a 30ppm, 30 dias antes da data prevista para a colheita. Após a colheita, os frutos foram armazenados em ambiente com temperatura 23±3ºC e umidade relativa de 75±5% e, a cada quatro dias, for...

  8. Determination of damage and In vivo DNA repairing through the unicellular in gel electrophoresis technique; Determinacion del dano y la reparacion del ADN In vivo mediante la tecnica de electroforesis unicelular en gel

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    Mendiola C, M.T.; Morales R, P. [Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, 11801 Mexico D.F. (Mexico)

    1997-07-01

    The experimental conditions were standardized for the unicellular in gel electrophoresis technique setting up (EUG) at the Cellular Radiobiology laboratory. Preliminary experiments were realized with human cells and mouse which were exposed to ionizing radiation or hydroxide peroxide (H{sub 2}O{sub 2}) to induce DNA damage and to verify the technique performance. It was analysed the In vivo repairing kinetics of induced damage by gamma radiation in mouse leukocytes which were exposed to {sup 137} Cs source and taking samples of peripheric blood of the tail of each mouse at different exposure times and processing them for EUG. In function of the cells proportion with damage in each time it was determined the existence of fast repairing mechanism at the first 15 minutes followed by a slight increase in the damage and a late repairing stage between 30 and 90 minutes. It was analysed this behavior and the potentiality of this In vivo system. (Author)

  9. DNA breaks and repair in interstitial telomere sequences: Influence of chromatin structure; Etude des cassures de l'ADN et des mecanismes de reparation dans les sequences telomeriques interstitielles: Influence de la structure chromatinienne

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    Revaud, D.

    2009-06-15

    Interstitial Telomeric Sequences (ITS) are over-involved in spontaneous and radiationinduced chromosome aberrations in chinese hamster cells. We have performed a study to investigate the origin of their instability, spontaneously or after low doses irradiation. Our results demonstrate that ITS have a particular chromatin structure: short nucleotide repeat length, less compaction of the 30 nm chromatin fiber, presence of G-quadruplex structures. These features would modulate breaks production and would favour the recruitment of alternative DNA repair mechanisms, which are prone to produce chromosome aberrations. These pathways could be at the origin of chromosome aberrations in ITS whereas NHEJ and HR Double Strand Break repair pathways are rather required for a correct repair in these regions. (author)

  10. Relationship of the demethylation of the DNA with the induction of the sister chromatid exchanges (SCE) In vivo; Relacion de la desmetilacion del ADN con la induccion de intercambios en las cromatidas hermanas (ICH) In vivo

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    Toribio E, E

    2005-07-01

    The methylation of the DNA is an epigenetic modification that has an important paper in the regulation of the functionality of the genome of the organisms. It can be altered by demethylation processes, either natural or experimentally induced. The 5-azacytidine (Aza) is a compound that causes the demethylation of the DNA (dm-DNA), inducing with it, expression genic and increase in the frequency of the Sister Chromatid Exchange (SCE). The SCE is a genotoxicity indicator, caused by diverse mutagens and carcinogen. Since the biological meaning and the formation mechanism of this phenomenon has not been totally illustrious, the exploration of the relation between the dm-DNA and the induction of SCE, it could offer new knowledge to explain those queries. The purpose of this work was to study in cells of the mouse bone marrow In vivo, the effect of the Aza on the induction of SCE, based on two aspects: 1) dose answer and 2) the effectiveness of multiple exhibition. To six groups of three to five animals, they are administered Aza to dose of 5, 10, 15 or 20 mg/Kg of weight; in sharp or multiple form, previously to the bromodeoxyuridine supply and 24 h was sacrificed after this; 2 h after an injection with colchicine. Preparations of those metaphases were made, those which were dyed by means of a technique of fluorescence more Giemsa. It was observed that to sharp low dose, the Aza produced an increment in the frequency of SCE that although small it was proportional and statistically significant. To sharp and multiple high doses, the Aza doesn't cause additional increments of SCE, but if toxicity at cellular level and of individuals. It is concluded that a relationship exists between the dm-DNA and the induction of SCE. It is suggested that the total demethylation of the DNA causes 2 SCE/Cell in cells of the mouse bone marrow, or that the cytotoxicity prevents to evidence a bigger induction. (Author)

  11. Controle da maturação de caquis 'Fuyu', com uso de aminoethoxivinilglicina e ácido giberélico Maturation control of kaki 'Fuyu' using aminoethoxivinilglicin adn gibberelic acid

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    VALDECIR CARLOS FERRI

    2002-08-01

    Full Text Available Avaliaram-se o efeito do controle da maturação e o comportamento pós-colheita de caquis 'Fuyu', tratados a campo com aminoethoxivinilglicina (AVG e ácido giberélico (AG3. Utilizou-se o delineamento completamente casualizado, com quatro repetições. As pulverizações foram realizadas com AVG a 50ppm e AG3 a 30ppm, 30 dias antes da data prevista para a colheita. Após a colheita, os frutos foram armazenados em ambiente com temperatura 23±3ºC e umidade relativa de 75±5% e, a cada quatro dias, foram realizadas avaliações da perda de peso, firmeza de polpa, produção de etileno e teor de clorofilas e de carotenóides. As aplicações de AG3 e de AVG permitiram retardar o momento da colheita dos frutos e auxiliaram no armazenamento dos mesmos, através da preservação da integridade física dos frutos.This paper aims to evaluating the effect of maturation control and the post-harvest behavior in relation to Kaki 'Fuyu' sprayed with aminoethoxivinilglicin (AVG and Gibberelic acid (AG3 in the field. As to spraying, AVG at 50 ppm and AG3 at 30 ppm were used 30 days before harvest with four repeated applications at random. The fruits were stored at average temperatures of 23±3ºC and relative humidity of 75±5%; weight loss, pulp firmness, ethylene production, chlorophyll and caretenoid substances were evaluated every four days. The AG3 and AVG applications permited to retard harvest and helped storing of the fruits, through the physical structure preservation of fruits.

  12. Evaluation of a radioimmunoassay for the determination of anti-native DNA antibodies. Evaluation d'une technique radio-immunologique pour la detection des anticorps anti-ADN natif

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    Johanet, C.; Soulie, E.; Absalon, Y.B.; Ocwieja, T.; Abuaf, N. (Hopital Saint-Antoine, 75 - Paris (FR))

    1991-01-01

    The anti-native DNA antibodies were measured by a radioimmunoassay (RIA) type Farr assay in the sera from 648 patients: 108 with active or inactive systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), 181 with clinical symptoms of another connective tissue disease, 171 with liver diseases, 29 with different pathology and 159 normal sera were obtained from a blood bank. The anti-DNA kit has been calibrated against the first international units/ml. This assay has proved to be sensitive and specific, and appears to be reliable for the diagnosis and follow-up of SLE patients. The authors propose a new reference cut-off level higher than producer's one.

  13. Effects of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species induced by ammonium dinitramide decomposition in aqueous solutions of deoxyribose nucleic acid.

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    Steel-Goodwin, L; Kuhlman, K J; Miller, C; Pace, M D; Carmichael, A J

    1997-01-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN), a potential rocket fuel, decomposes in water forming NO2. The chemistry of this ADN-released NO2 in oxygenated biological systems is complex both in the number of potential chemical species and in the number of parallel and consecutive reactions that can theoretically occur. High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) studies revealed ADN fragmented deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA). Damage to DNA standard solutions was caused by at least two major pathways, one arising from reactions of NO2 with oxygen and one arising from a reaction with superoxide (O2-.). The radical species generated when ADN is incubated with standard solutions of DNA, pH 7.5, in the presence of the spin trap agent n-tert-butyl-alpha-nitrone (PBN) was compared with the PBN-radical adducts generated in the presence of ADN and O2-. or of ADN and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). The ADN-induced PBN radical adducts increased linearly over the 90-minute study period. The values of peak intensity in the presence of O2-. and in the presence of H2O2, were 828% and 7.08%, respectively, of the ADN-induced radicals alone. The synergistic effect of ADN with O2- may provide an understanding of the sensitivity of the rat blastocyst to aDN at the preimplantation stage of development and the lack of toxicity in in vivo studies in tissues high in catalase. PMID:9142377

  14. Effects of Metals on 3-Acetyldeoxynivalenol Production by Fusarium graminearum R2118 in Submerged Cultures

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    Vasavada, Amit B.; Hsieh, Dennis P. H.

    1988-01-01

    The effects of selected metals (Mg2+, Mn2+, Zn2+, and Fe2+) on 3-acetyldeoxynivalenol (3-ADN) production by Fusarium graminearum R2118 and on its mycelial growth were investigated by using a two-stage submerged-culture technique. In certain concentrations ranges, Mg2+ and Fe2+ stimulated growth but suppressed 3-ADN production; at other concentrations, Mg2+, Fe2+, and Zn2+ suppressed growth but stimulated 3-ADN production. In contrast, Mn2+ stimulated growth but totally inhibited 3-ADN product...

  15. 二硝酰胺铵与异氰酸酯化合物的红外光谱研究%The Study on FTIR Spectra of Ammonium Dinitramide with Compounds of Isocyanate

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    翟进贤; 杨荣杰; 李建民

    2006-01-01

    通过将ADN、ADN/N-100、ADN/TDI、ADN/IPDI分别在室温和45 ℃下处理后进行FTIR谱图分析,研究了二硝酰胺铵(ADN)与三种异氰酸酯化合物(TDI、N-100、IPDI)的相容性.研究表明,在室温和45 ℃下,ADN与N-100、TDI不相容而与IPDI相容.

  16. Comparative DFT study of crystalline ammonium perchlorate and ammonium dinitramide.

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    Zhu, Weihua; Wei, Tao; Zhu, Wei; Xiao, Heming

    2008-05-22

    The electronic structure, vibrational properties, absorption spectra, and thermodynamic properties of crystalline ammonium perchlorate (AP) and ammonium dinitramide (ADN) have been comparatively studied using density functional theory in the local density approximation. The results shows that the p states for the two solids play a very important role in their chemical reaction. From the low frequency to high frequency region, ADN has more motion modes for the vibrational frequencies than AP. The absorption spectra of AP and ADN display a few, strong bands in the fundamental absorption region. The thermodynamic properties show that ADN is easier to decompose than AP as the temperature increases. PMID:18396853

  17. Association between reduction of plasma adiponectin levels and risk of bacterial infection after gastric cancer surgery.

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    Hiroshi Yamamoto

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Infections are important causes of postoperative morbidity after gastric surgery; currently, no factors have been identified that can predict postoperative infection. Adiponectin (ADN mediates energy metabolism and functions as an immunomodulator. Perioperative ADN levels and perioperative immune functioning could be mutually related. Here we evaluated a potential biological marker to reliably predict the incidence of postoperative infections to prevent such comorbidities. METHODS: We analyzed 150 consecutive patients who underwent elective gastric cancer surgery at the Shiga University of Medical Science Hospital (Shiga, Japan from 1997 to 2009; of these, most surgeries (n = 100 were performed 2008 onwards. The patient characteristics and surgery-related factors between two groups (with and without infection were compared by the paired t-test and χ(2 test, including preoperative ADN levels, postoperative day 1 ADN levels, and ADN ratio (postoperative ADN levels/preoperative ADN levels as baseline factors. Logistic regression analysis was performed to access the independent association between ADN ratio and postoperative infection. Finally, receiver operating curves (ROCs were constructed to examine its clinical utility. RESULTS: Sixty patients (40% experienced postoperative infections. The baseline values of age, American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status, total operating time, blood loss, surgical procedure, C-reactive protein (CRP levels, preoperative ADN levels, and ADN ratio were significantly different between groups. Logistic regression analysis using these factors indicated that type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM and ADN ratio were significantly independent variables (*p<0.05, ** p<0.01, respectively. ROC analysis revealed that the useful cutoff values (sensitivity/specificity for preoperative ADN levels, ADN ratio, blood loss, operating time, and CRP levels were 8.81(0.567/0.568, 0.76 (0

  18. Association between Reduction of Plasma Adiponectin Levels and Risk of Bacterial Infection after Gastric Cancer Surgery

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    Hiroshi Yamamoto; Kazuhisa Maeda; Yoshitaka Uji; Hiroshi Tsuchihashi; Tsuyoshi Mori; Tomoharu Shimizu; Yoshihiro Endo; Aya Kadota; Katsuyuki Miura; Yusuke Koga; Toshinori Ito; Tohru Tani

    2013-01-01

    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Infections are important causes of postoperative morbidity after gastric surgery; currently, no factors have been identified that can predict postoperative infection. Adiponectin (ADN) mediates energy metabolism and functions as an immunomodulator. Perioperative ADN levels and perioperative immune functioning could be mutually related. Here we evaluated a potential biological marker to reliably predict the incidence of postoperative infections to prevent such comorbidi...

  19. Effects of atmospheric deposition nitrogen flux and its composition on soil solution chemistry from a red soil farmland, southeast China.

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    Cui, Jian; Zhou, Jing; Peng, Ying; Chan, Andrew; Mao, Jingdong

    2015-12-01

    A detailed study on the solution chemistry of red soil in South China is presented. Data are collected from two simulated column-leaching experiments with an improved setup to evaluate the effects of atmospheric N deposition (ADN) composition and ADN flux on agricultural soil acidification using a (15)N tracer technique and an in situ soil solution sampler. The results show that solution pH values decline regardless of the increase of the NH4(+)/NO3(-) ratio in the ADN composition or ADN flux, while exchangeable Al(3+), Ca(2+), Mg(2+), and K(+) concentrations increase at different soil depths (20, 40, and 60 cm). Compared with the control, ADN (60 kg per ha per year N, NH4(+)/NO3(-) ratio of 2 : 1) decreases solution pH values, increases solution concentrations of NO3(-)-N, Al(3+), Ca(2+) and Mg(2+) at the middle and lower soil depths, and promotes their removal. NH4(+)-N was not detected in red soil solutions of all the three soil layers, which might be attributed to effects of nitrification, absorption and fixation in farmland red soil. Some of the NO3(-)-N concentrations at 40-60 cm soil depth exceed the safe drinking level of 10 mg L(-1), especially when the ADN flux is beyond 60 kg ha(-1) N. These features are critical for understanding the ADN agro-ecological effects, and for future assessment of ecological critical loads of ADN in red soil farmlands.

  20. EXTENSIONS OF HARDY MODULES OVER THE POLYDISK ALGEBRA

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    1999-01-01

    In this paper, the Ext groups of Hardy modules over the polydisk algebra A(Dn) are calculated, Of particular importance is that the calculating of Ext-groups is closely related to harmonic analysis of polydisks. Finally, the authors point out that Ext-groups reveal rigidity of Hardy submodules over A(Dn) for n > 1.

  1. Proton transfer in gas-phase ammonium dinitramide clusters

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    Alavi, Saman; Thompson, Donald L.

    2003-02-01

    Proton transfer in gaseous ammonium dinitramide (ADN) clusters up to (ADN)2 is studied by using density-functional theory. Proton transfer between the hydrogen dinitramide and ammonia units does not occur in the ADN monomer, rather the ammonia-hydrogen dinitramide complex is stabilized by strong hydrogen bonding. However, proton transfer between hydrogen dinitramide and ammonia is observed in the ADN dimer [NH3HN(NO2)2]2, ADN solvated with a single ammonia molecule [NH3NH(NO2)2]NH3, and ADN solvated with a hydrogen dinitramide molecule [NH3HN(NO2)2]HN(NO2)2. Structural changes in the complexes relative to the free molecules and the binding energies of the clusters are given. Using population analysis, the total electrostatic interaction energy in each cluster is calculated. The electrostatic energy is a measure that distinguishes between the ionic or hydrogen-bonded nature of the clusters. Some implications of proton transfer in ADN clusters on the decomposition mechanism of ADN are discussed.

  2. Aqueous dispersions of oxide nanoparticles as a treatment for pyoinflammatory diseases with chronic component

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    Promising direction of surgery related to the treatment of acute purulent wounds with chronic component could be utilization of aqueous dispersions of nanostructures (ADN) produced by pulsed electric discharge in water. The investigation is addressed to finding out the opportunity of usage of an ADN for treatment of purulent wounds with a chronic component and comparison of its efficiency with the widespread antiseptics. For realization of investigation was used ADN, which has maximal share of 'small' nanostructures (<100 nm) with the greatest surface electric charge. High activity of reparative processes is established at use of ADN and subsequent moderate changes of the further healing. The attributes of cellular atypia and preternatural representations about inflammatory reactions are not revealed at local use of ADN.

  3. Aqueous dispersions of oxide nanoparticles as a treatment for pyoinflammatory diseases with chronic component

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    Rutberg, Ph; Kolikov, V; Snetov, V; Stogov, A [Institute for Electrophysics and Electric Power Russian Academy of Sciences, 18 Dvortsovaya nab., St.-Petersburg, 191186 (Russian Federation); Moshkin, A; Khalilov, M, E-mail: Stogov2007@yandex.ru [Oryol State University, Medical Institute, October st. 25, Oryol, 302028 (Russian Federation)

    2011-04-01

    Promising direction of surgery related to the treatment of acute purulent wounds with chronic component could be utilization of aqueous dispersions of nanostructures (ADN) produced by pulsed electric discharge in water. The investigation is addressed to finding out the opportunity of usage of an ADN for treatment of purulent wounds with a chronic component and comparison of its efficiency with the widespread antiseptics. For realization of investigation was used ADN, which has maximal share of 'small' nanostructures (<100 nm) with the greatest surface electric charge. High activity of reparative processes is established at use of ADN and subsequent moderate changes of the further healing. The attributes of cellular atypia and preternatural representations about inflammatory reactions are not revealed at local use of ADN.

  4. Globular adiponectin controls insulin-mediated vasoreactivity in muscle through AMPKα2

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    de Boer, Michiel P; Meijer, Rick I; Richter, Erik;

    2016-01-01

    Decreased tissue perfusion increases the risk of developing insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease in obesity, and decreased levels of globular adiponectin (gAdn) have been proposed to contribute to this risk. We hypothesized that gAdn controls insulin's vasoactive effects through AMP......-activated protein kinase (AMPK), specifically its α2 subunit, and studied the mechanisms involved. In healthy volunteers, we found that decreased plasma gAdn levels in obese subjects associate with insulin resistance and reduced capillary perfusion during hyperinsulinemia. In cultured human microvascular...... endothelial cells (HMEC), gAdn increased AMPK activity. In isolated muscle resistance arteries gAdn uncovered insulin-induced vasodilation by selectively inhibiting insulin-induced activation of ERK1/2, and the AMPK inhibitor compound C as well as genetic deletion of AMPKα2 blunted insulin...

  5. Aqueous dispersions of oxide nanoparticles as a treatment for pyoinflammatory diseases with chronic component

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    Rutberg, Ph; Kolikov, V.; Moshkin, A.; Snetov, V.; Stogov, A.; Khalilov, M.

    2011-04-01

    Promising direction of surgery related to the treatment of acute purulent wounds with chronic component could be utilization of aqueous dispersions of nanostructures (ADN) produced by pulsed electric discharge in water. The investigation is addressed to finding out the opportunity of usage of an ADN for treatment of purulent wounds with a chronic component and comparison of its efficiency with the widespread antiseptics. For realization of investigation was used ADN, which has maximal share of "small" nanostructures (<100 nm) with the greatest surface electric charge. High activity of reparative processes is established at use of ADN and subsequent moderate changes of the further healing. The attributes of cellular atypia and preternatural representations about inflammatory reactions are not revealed at local use of ADN.

  6. Regional evidence of modulation of cardiac adiponectin level in dilated cardiomyopathy: pilot study in a porcine animal model

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    Caselli Chiara

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background The role of systemic and myocardial adiponectin (ADN in dilated cardiomyopathy is still debated. We tested the regulation of both systemic and myocardial ADN and the relationship with AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK activity in a swine model of non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. Methods and results Cardiac tissue was collected from seven instrumented adult male minipigs by pacing the left ventricular (LV free wall (180 beats/min, 3 weeks, both from pacing (PS and opposite sites (OS, and from five controls. Circulating ADN levels were inversely related to global and regional cardiac function. Myocardial ADN in PS was down-regulated compared to control (p Conclusions Paradoxically, circulating ADN did not show any cardioprotective effect, confirming its role as negative prognostic biomarker of heart failure. Myocardial ADN was reduced in PS compared to control in an AMPK-independent fashion, suggesting the occurrence of novel mechanisms by which reduced cardiac ADN levels may regionally mediate the decline of cardiac function.

  7. Combustion Characteristics and Thermal Decomposition Behavior of Ammonium Dinitramide Catalyzed by Lead Carbonate%碳酸铅催化二硝酰胺铵的燃烧特性和热分解行为研究

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    翟进贤; 杨荣杰; 李建民; 李晓东

    2005-01-01

    通过燃速测定、差示扫描量热法(DSC)和热失重法(TG)研究了碳酸铅(PbCO3)对二硝酰胺铵(ADN)热分解和燃烧性能的影响.在3~12 MPa范围内,ADN+5% PbCO3+0.2%石蜡的燃速高于ADN+0.2%石蜡,PbCO3使ADN+0.2%石蜡的麦撒燃烧特性消失.TG和DSC分析表明,PbCO3可以降低ADN的初始热分解温度;ADN+5% PbCO3与纯ADN相同失重时对应两者的温度之差随质量损失增加而减小.动力学分析显示,加入5% PbCO3后,ADN热分解表观活化能降低.分析认为,ADN+5% PbCO3+0.2%石蜡和ADN+0.2%石蜡燃烧特性与其表面的ADN熔化层的特征存在关联.

  8. A study of epidemic spreading on activity-driven networks

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    Zou, Yijiang; Deng, Weibing; Li, Wei; Cai, Xu

    2016-03-01

    The epidemic spreading was explored on activity-driven networks (ADNs), accounting for the study of dynamics both on and of the ADN. By employing the susceptible-infected-susceptible (SIS) model, two aspects were considered: (1) the infection rate of susceptible agent (depending on the number of its infected neighbors) evolves due to the temporal structure of ADN, rather than being a constant number; (2) the susceptible and infected agents generate unequal links while being activated, namely, the susceptible agent gets few contacts with others in order to protect itself. Results show that, in both cases, the larger epidemic threshold and smaller outbreak size were obtained.

  9. Functional oligonucleotide recognition nanomodules for electrochemical DNA biosensors

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    Campàs i Homs, Mònica

    2002-01-01

    El objetivo de esta tesis ha sido diseñar, caracterizar y optimizar un array de sensores de ADN electroquímico. Para el estudio de la inmovilización de las sondas de oligonucleótidos y la detección de la hibridación se realizaron experimentos preliminares con un sistema simplificado. Dicho sistema demostró que las monocapas auto-ensambladas (SAMs) en superficies de oro eran apropiadas como método de inmovilización. Debido al rápido desarrollo de los sensores de ADN hacia los arrays de ADN, se...

  10. Aplicaciones de la genética molecular en la practica forense

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    Ramos M., Oscar F.; Yunis T., Emilio; Yunis L., Juan J.

    2011-01-01

    Desde el desarrollo de las huellas digitales a finales del siglo XIX, la tipificación del ADN por VNTR, representa la innovación más poderosa que se haya desarrollado en las ciencias forenses durante el siglo XX. Con el descubrimiento en 1980 del polimorfismo del ADN en el genoma humano y con la subsecuente demostración de que tal hipervariabilidad esta ampliamente distribuida en los humanos, las ciencias forenses han reconocido el enorme potencial que ofrece la tipificación del ADN para la i...

  11. Firing Properties of Rat Lateral Mammillary Single Units: Head Direction, Head Pitch, and Angular Head Velocity

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    Stackman, Robert W.; Taube, Jeffrey S.

    1998-01-01

    Many neurons in the rat anterodorsal thalamus (ADN) and postsubiculum (PoS) fire selectively when the rat points its head in a specific direction in the horizontal plane, independent of the animal’s location and ongoing behavior. The lateral mammillary nuclei (LMN) are interconnected with both the ADN and PoS and, therefore, are in a pivotal position to influence ADN/PoS neurophysiology. To further understand how the head direction (HD) cell signal is generated, we recorded single neurons fro...

  12. 熱分析および分光分析によるアンモニウムジニトラミドの経時変化機構の検討

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    Matsunaga, Hiroki; Yoshino, Satoru; Kumasaki, Mieko; Miyake, Atsumi; Habu, Hiroto; 松永, 浩貴; 吉野, 悟; 熊崎, 美枝子; 三宅, 淳巳; 羽生, 宏人

    2011-01-01

    To get better information about aging mechanism of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) during storage, thermal analysis and spectrometry were carried out. The infrared, Raman, ultraviolet spectrometry and the sealed cell differential scanning calorimetry (SC-DSC) of AND (1998) which has been stored for 11 years in a dark place suggested that ADN has degraded to ammonium nitrate (AN) during the storage. The amount of ADN in AND (1998) was determined to be 57 wt.% at the surface region and 89 wt.% at th...

  13. Développement de nouveaux outils et plateformes pour la biologie de synthèse des mammifères: de l'assemblage et l'intégration chromosomique de circuits d'ADN complexes à l'ingénierie de systèmes de communication artificiels

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    Duportet, Xavier

    2014-01-01

    Mammalian synthetic biology may provide novel therapeutic strategies, help decipher new paths for drug discovery and facilitate synthesis of valuable molecules. Yet, our capacity to program cells is currently hampered both by the lack of efficient approaches to streamline the design, construction and screening of synthetic gene networks, and also by the complexity of mammalian systems and our poor understanding of cellular processes context-dependencies. To address these problems, I proposed ...

  14. Influencia de los lípidos de la dieta en la iniciación del cáncer de mama experimental: Ontogenia de las enzimas de detoxificación de xenobióticos. Metabolism ode carcinógeno y daño en el ADN

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    Manzanares Serrano, Miguel Angel

    2014-01-01

    El cáncer de mama es el más frecuente en las mujeres de todo el mundo. Además de los factores genéticos, epigenéticos y hormonales, existen evidencias epidemiológicas y experimentales de que los factores nutricionales y ambientales tienen un papel en la etiología y el desarrollo de esta enfermedad. Los lípidos de la dieta se han relacionado directamente con el cáncer, fundamentalmente, el de mama. El grupo de investigación ha contribuido al mejor conocimiento de los efectos y de los mecanismo...

  15. Signalization and repair of the DNA double-strand breaks of in the cerebral tumors: modulation of the radiation response with the chemotherapy treatments; Signalization et reparation des cassures double-brin de l'ADN dans les gliomes: modulation de la reponse aux traitements chimio-radiotherapeutiques

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    Marcinkova-Bencokova, Z

    2007-07-15

    There are about 6000 new cases of nervous system tumours each year in France. However, the current radio chemotherapeutic approaches against brain tumours remain still insufficient to produce a satisfactory therapeutic index. In parallel, the knowledge of the early radiobiological events has considerably progressed in the last few years. This thesis aims to provide new insights in the molecular and cellular response of brain tumours to radio chemotherapy. This thesis was divided into four stages. Stage 1: a novel DNA double-strand breaks repair pathway depending on the MRE11 protein but independent of the phosphorylation of H2AX emerged from the study of artefacts of the immunofluorescence technique and a systematic analysis of the radiosensitivity of human cells. Stage 2: the radiobiological features of 3 rodent models of glioma among the most used in preclinical trials and of 7 human glioma cell lines were investigated. Functional impairments of the BRCA1 protein in response to radiation and/or cisplatin were observed in the majority of the models tested, raising the question of the role of this protein in the anti-glioma treatments and in glioma genesis. Stage 3: in order to extend our approach to genetic syndromes associated with cerebral tumours predisposition, the radiobiological characteristics of the fibroblasts resulting from patients suffering from neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a pathology associated with a strong incidence of peripheral nervous system tumours, were investigated. NF1 appeared to be a syndrome with moderated radiosensitivity, associated with a weak deficiency of DNA end-joining repair but with a strong activity of MRE11. These results enabled us to propose a preliminary model involving both proteins BRCA1 and NF1. Stage 4: considering the role of BRCA1 in the inhibition of some tyrosine kinase activity and in the response to cisplatin, we tested the radiobiological effects of treatments combining radiation, cisplatin and tyrosine kinase inhibitors to human and rodent gliomas. Our results encourage the personalization of the treatments against brain tumours by taking into account the functionality of some proteins, like BRCA1, that act upstream of the currently studied stress signalling pathways. (author)

  16. Preclinical studies on a new strategy combining the Bacillus of Calmette-Guérin with plasmid DNA-based subunit vaccines against tuberculosis/Etudes précliniques sur une nouvelle stratégie de vaccination contre la tuberculose combinant le Bacille de Calmette-Guérin avec des vaccins à ADN plasmidique

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    Bruffaerts, Nicolas

    2015-01-01

    La tuberculose est une maladie contagieuse causée par les bactéries appartenant au complexe Mycobacterium tuberculosis. On estime près de neuf millions de nouveaux cas et un million de décès chaque année dans le monde. De plus, approximativement un tiers de la population mondiale est infecté de manière latente, donc à risque de développer la maladie. Le seul vaccin préventif jusqu’à présent disponible est le Bacille de Calmette-Guérin (BCG). Cependant, son efficacité contre la forme pulmonair...

  17. Correlation of the radioprotective effect of the methyl gallate on the ruptures induction in DNA and it effect in the capture of free radicals; Correlacion del efecto radioprotector del metil galato sobre la induccion de rupturas en el ADN y su efecto en la captura de radicales libres

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    Morales R, P.; Cabral P, A.; Cruz V, V.L.; Gonzalez B, F.; Zarco M, A. [ININ, 52750 La Marquesa, Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

    2007-07-01

    It is shown in alive, the capacity of the methyl gallate to reduce the induced ruptures in the DNA for {gamma} radiation. As well as to capture free radicals in a system in vitro. This suggests that the methyl gallate can be a radioprotector that acts capturing free radicals. (Author)

  18. Determination of the adaptive response induced In vivo by gamma radiation and its relation with the sensibility to the damage induction in the DNA and with the repairing capacity; Determinacion de la respuesta adaptativa inducida In vivo por radiacion gamma y su relacion con la sensibilidad a la induccion de dano en el ADN y con la capacidad de reparacion

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    Mendiola C, M.T

    2002-07-01

    The kinetics of damage induction and repair at different doses as well as the adaptive response induced by gamma ray exposure were determined in murine leukocytes in vivo. The damage-repair kinetics were established after the exposure to 0.5, 1.0 or 2.0 Gy in a {sup 137}Cs source. Peripheral blood samples were obtained from the tails of mice, the percentage of damaged cells and the DNA migration in each one were analyzed by the single cell gel electrophoresis (SCG) technique or comet assay. Results indicated that there was an induction of approximately 75% comets with the doses of 1.0 and 2.0 Gy, which was considerably reduced to 22% and 42% respectively during the first 15 minutes. This evidences the presence of a rapid repair process and suggests that leucocytes are genetically well prepared to repair this kind of damage. After 15 minutes, a second increase in the percentage of damaged cells that was proportional to dose occurred, which seems to represent the breaks produced during the repair of other kind of lesions. After that a second reduction was observed, reaching values near to the basal ones, except with the dose of 2.0 Gy. The kinetics obtained with the dose of 0.5 Gy was similar to that established with 1.0 Gy, but in this case the initial damage was 50 % lower. Besides, the adaptive response was observed after the exposure of the mice to an adaptive dose of 0.01 Gy and to a challenge dose of 1.0 Gy 60 minutes later. The pretreatment reduced the percentage of damaged cells caused by the challenge dose to one third approximately, and also diminished this parameter produced during the late repair process. This indicates that the early adaptive response is caused, instead of by an increment in repair, by the induction of a process that protects DNA from damage induction by radiation, i.e synthesis of substances that increase the scavenging of free radicals. (Author)

  19. Neurosifilis en pacientes con infeccion por VIH. Evaluacion de la repuesta al tratamiento mediante la deteccion del ADN que codifica la proteina de membrana de 47 kDa del T pallidum en LCR por la reaccion en cadena de la polimerasa

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    Bordón Ferreyra, José M.

    2000-01-01

    Numerosos trabajos describieron un incremento de la prevalencia de la sifilis en laultima decada. La reaparicion de la sifilis fue ademas descrita asociada a presentacionesatipicas en pacientes con infeccion por VIH asi como de importantes controversias en eldiagnostico serologico y repuesta al tratamiento estandarizado. Esta informacion deriva decasos clinicos y pequenas series de pacientes con infeccion por VIH-1 en quienes seencontro importantes limitaciones en la interpretacion de la ser...

  20. Neurosífilis en pacientes con infección por VIH. Evaluación de la respuesta al tratamiento mediante la detección del ADN de la proteína de membrana de 47 kDa del T pallidum en LCR por la reacción en cadena de la polimerasa

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    Bordón Ferreyra, José M.

    2002-01-01

    Consultable des del TDX Títol obtingut de la portada digitalitzada Numerosos trabajos describieron un incremento de la prevalencia de la sifilis en laultima decada. La reaparicion de la sifilis fue ademas descrita asociada a presentacionesatipicas en pacientes con infeccion por VIH asi como de importantes controversias en eldiagnostico serologico y repuesta al tratamiento estandarizado. Esta informacion deriva decasos clinicos y pequenas series de pacientes con infeccion por VIH-1 en qu...

  1. Diagnóstico y tipificación del virus de la leucosis bovina mediante una prueba de PCR-RFLP a partir de ADN extraído desde células somáticas de la leche Diagnosis and typing of bovine leukaemia virus using a PCR-RFLP test on DNA extracted from somatic cells in milk

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    R Felmer

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluó la factibilidad de aplicar una prueba de PCR para el diagnóstico y tipificación molecular del virus de la leucosis enzoótica bovina (VLB, directamente desde muestras de leche. Se analizó un total de 40 muestras de estanque predial, 33 de las cuales fueron seropositivas a una prueba de ELISA. El PCR confirmó la presencia del virus en el 100% de los estanques seropositivos, mientras que en las muestras seronegativas no se obtuvo una banda de amplificación. El posterior análisis de estas muestras mediante RFLP permitió identificar la presencia de 2 de los 3 subgrupos conocidos de variantes genéticas del virus. La aplicación de esta prueba en 10 animales de un predio permitió confirmar la presencia de más de una variante genética dentro del mismo predio, sugiriendo la probable reinfección de este predio con otras cepas del virus. Es necesario destacar que este trabajo constituye el primer reporte de la aplicación de una prueba de PCR-RFLP para la detección y tipificación del VLB directamente desde muestras de leche. De esta forma, la técnica de PCR descrita se puede utilizar no sólo como complemento al diagnóstico del VLB, sino también como una forma conveniente de realizar la tipificación del virus en una zona determinada o incluso a nivel de país, lo cual proporciona una forma rápida y conveniente de estudiar la epidemiología y distribución de la infección del VLB en nuestros rebaños.The aim of this study was to assess the suitability of using DNA isolated from milk somatic cells for the diagnosis and molecular typing of bovine leukaemia virus (BLV. A total of 40 bulk milk samples were analysed and thirty three of them resulted seropositive to BLV after being evaluated using an indirect ELISA test. A PCR test confirmed the presence of the virus in all 33 seropositive samples whereas in the remaining seronegative samples it was not possible to detect a specific band for the virus. A RFLP analysis identified 2 out of the 3 known subgroups of BLV genetic variants. Individual analysis carried out in the PCR positive herd confirmed the presence of more than one genetic variant within this herd, suggesting that there is a possibility of re-infection occurring with another virus strain. This report is the first to describe the application of a PCRRFLP test for the detection and molecular typing of BLV directly from milk samples. The simplicity of collecting bulk milk samples makes the described technique a convenient way for a quick diagnosis of the virus, which can also be used to study the molecular epidemiology and distribution of BLV infection in a specific area or even at national scale.

  2. Efecto del tiempo y la temperatura en la viabilidad del ADN en la perfilación genética de muestras de sangre/Effects of time and temperature in the viability of DNA in genetic profiling of blood samples

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    Christian Ramón Hernández Sánchez

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    Full Text Available In this study has been investigated the feasibility of obtaining DNA genetic profiling of biological samples from male human blood subject temperature and humidity factors. The methodology consisted of a sample preparation, DNA extraction, PCR amplification of genetic marker Amelogenin and finally DNA sequencing, we determined the incidence of effective amplification to obtain a complete profile, partial or no sample problem. Furthermore human blood samples over eight days of exposure showed a lower amplification. This research seeks to level the playing field having a scene, the type of samples found, so that the information gathered in this research is very useful trying to help establish viable which samples are to be analyzed in the laboratory.

  3. Intra-specific brood parasitism revealed by DNA micro-satellite analyses in a sub-oscine bird, the vermilion flycatcher Parasitismo intraespecífico revelado mediante análisis de microsatélites de ADN en un ave suboscina, el cardenalito o saca tu real

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    ALEJANDRO A RÍOS-CHELÉN

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    Full Text Available Extra-pair reproduction is known to occur in many avian species. However, among passerines, the majority of studies on extra-pair reproduction have been carried out in oscine birds from temperate regions. Conversely, sub-oscines species, and particularly, species that inhabit tropical regions, have been studied to a much lesser extent. Given that a majority of avian species live in the tropics, it is important to study more tropical and sub-oscine species to have a more accurate picture of the rates of extra-pair reproduction among passerines, and a better understanding of the adaptive function of extra-pair reproduction in birds. Tropical species differ from temperate species in several ecological and life history traits, that may influence the occurrence of different modes of extra-pair reproduction and their prevalence. In this study we asked whether extra-pair reproduction occur in a sexually dimorphic and socially monogamous sub-oscine, the vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus. We report cases of extra-pair paternity, extra-pair maternity and intra-specific brood parasitism, and discuss our results in the view of other studies with passerinesSe sabe que la reproducción extrapareja ocurre en muchas especies de aves. Sin embargo, entre paserinos, la mayoría de los estudios se han llevado a cabo en aves oscinas de regiones templadas. Por el contrario, las especies suboscinas, y en particular las especies que habitan regiones tropicales, se han estudiado mucho menos. Por lo tanto, es importante estudiar más especies tropicales y suboscinas para tener una visión más acertada de las tasas de reproducción extrapareja en paserinos y un mejor entendimiento de la función adaptativa de la reproducción extrapareja en aves. Las especies tropicales difieren de las especies que habitan regiones templadas en diversos rasgos ecológicos y de historia de vida, que podrían influir en las tasas de ocurrencia de diferentes modos de reproducción extrapareja. En este estudio nos preguntamos si ocurre o no la reproducción extrapareja en el cardenalito o saca tu real (Pyrocephalus rubinus, un suboscino sexualmente dimórfico y socialmente monógamo. Reportamos casos de paternidad extrapareja, maternidad extrapareja y parasitismo intraespecífico, y discutimos nuestros resultados bajo la luz de otros estudios en paserinos

  4. Concentration measurement of carbon monoxide in the combustion chamber of ADN-based thruster with QCL%基于量子级联激光器的ADN基液体发动机稳态燃烧CO特征浓度的实验测量

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    张伟; 沈岩; 姚兆普; 余西龙; 曾徽; 李飞

    2015-01-01

    二硝酰胺铵(AND)作为一种绿色无毒推进剂已在固体推进剂以及液体推进剂领域得到一定程度的应用,是未来化学推进技术的一个新方向.目前我国正处于ADN基液体推进剂研究的起始阶段,对于其燃烧反应过程的研究是当前的一个研究重点.由于ADN基液体推进剂催化分解及燃烧反应过程复杂,相关的实验结果国内外公开文献发表较少,因此有必要开展ADN基液体发动机催化分解及燃烧反应的实验研究.本实验采用基于量子级联激光器的吸收光谱诊断技术,对ADN基液体发动机燃烧室内燃烧过程进行探究.CO是ADN基液体推进剂催化分解及燃烧反应的特征产物之一,通过测量ADN基液体发动机典型工况下CO的特征浓度,可以定量获得ADN基发动机中描述催化分解及燃烧反应进程的重要信息,研究结果可以为我国自主开发高效稳定的液体ADN基无毒空间发动机提供理论基础.

  5. Correlation between urinary concentrations of malondialdehyde and DNA damage in people exposed to mercury = Correlación entre la concentración urinaria de malondialdehído y daño en el ADN de personas expuestas a mercurio

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    Castaño Arias, Paula Andrea

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    Full Text Available Objective: To determine whether the extent of DNA damage is correlated with the concentration of malondialdehyde (MDA in urine of individuals occupationally exposed and unexposed to mercury Methods: We evaluated 64 medical records (32 reference group and 32 exposed group, they were matched byage, smoke and alcohol consumption. For analysis, comet assay data (olive tail moment, % DNA in the tail and tail length, levels of urinary MDA and urinary mercury were taken. We compared the concentrations of MDA and the changes in the comet assay between the groups and the correlation between these variables. Results: MDA concentrations were higher in exposed than in referents (median 1.28 vs 0.51μmol/L, respectively and further damage to the comet assay (mean of tail % DNA: 27.37 vs. 0.31, median of Olivetail moment 8.29 vs olive 0.056; median of tail length 35 vs. 3.0, respectively.However there was a poor correlation between urinary MDA and genetic damage(r<0.11. Conclusion: No evidence was obtainedwith higher concentrations of MDA in urine provide additional genetic damage, but there was more DNA damage and higher concentrations of MDA in individuals occupationally exposed to mercury.

  6. Dose-response relationship of induction kinetics of In vivo DNA damage and repair in mouse leukocytes exposed to gamma radiation; Relacion dosis-respuesta de la cinetica de induccion de dano y reparacion del ADN In vivo en leucocitos de raton expuestos a radiacion gamma

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    Mendiola C, M.T.; Morales, R.P. [Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Gerencia de Investigacion Basica, Departamento de Biologia, A.P. 18-1027, 11801 Mexico D.F. (Mexico)

    2000-07-01

    The Unicellular electrophoresis in gel technique is a useful tool in the determination of simple ruptures and labile sites to the alkali in DNA of eucariontes cells. The determination of the induction kinetics of damage and repair of DNA can give more information. The objective of this work was to determine whether the analysis of the area under the damage/repair induction kinetics curve in comets percent or the comets frequency in the two peaks of maximum induction is adequate for determining the dose-response relationship. The mice were exposed at the doses of 0.5, 1.0, 2.0 Gy. (Author)

  7. A new cryptic species of Leberis Smirnov, 1989 (Crustacea, Cladocera, Chydoridae from the Mexican semi-desert region, highlighted by DNA barcoding Una nueva especie críptica de Leberis Smirnov, 1989 (Crustacea, Cladocera, Chydoridae procedente de una región semidesértica mexicana, evidenciada por los códigos de barras del ADN

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    Manuel Elías-Gutiérrez

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available DNA barcoding, based in the sequence of a gene from the mitochondria, the Citochrome C oxidase (CO1, has been proved to be an excellent tool to identify many animal groups from invertebrates to vertebrates. After barcode several Cladocera, we gathered evidence about the existence of two Leberis species in the north of Mexico. Minimal CO1 divergence between both taxa was 14.3%, due to the GC% in the third codon position. A detailed morphological analyses uncovered one of the species as L. davidi, dwelling from South America to Mexico and the other as Leberis chihuahuensis new species, apparently restricted to semi-desert temporary pools. The parthenogenetic female of the latter is characterized by a small size, blunt rostrum, long and curved spine in the first exopodal segment of the second antenna, absence of accessory seta and sensilla in the first thoracic limb, and a brush-shaped seta in the fourth limb, among other characters. Males have a long and narrow postabdomen and a series of similar sized spinules in the posterior margin of the valves. By the first time a cladoceran is described from both views, the morphology and CO1 sequence.Recientemente una técnica molecular denominada códigos de barras, basada en secuenciar una fracción del gen mitocondrial que codifica para la citocromo oxidasa C (conocido también como CO1 ha demostrado ser una excelente herramienta para identificar especies animales, desde invertebrados hasta vertebrados. Al aplicar esta técnica a cladóceros de agua dulce de diversos lugares, se obtuvo evidencia de la presencia de dos especies del género Leberis en el norte de México. La mínima divergencia en el CO1 entre ambos taxa fue de 14.3%, debida principalmente al contenido de Guanina-Citosina en la posición del tercer codon. El análisis detallado de las estructuras anatómicas de ambas especies permitió identificar a una de ellas como L. davidi, distribuida desde Sudamérica hasta México y la otra corresponde a L. chihuahuensis sp. nov., aparentemente restringida a charcos temporales de regiones semidesérticas. En esta última, la hembra partenogenética se caracteriza por su talla pequeña, el rostro redondeado, la forma y longitud de la espina del primer segmento exopodal de la segunda antena, la ausencia de setas accesorias y sensilas en el lóbulo distal externo del primer apéndice torácico y la presencia de una seta con forma de brocha en el cuarto apéndice torácico, entre otras características. El macho posee un postabdomen largo y angosto, y una serie de espinas de igual tamaño en el margen posterior de las valvas. En este trabajo se conjunta por primera vez la descripción morfológica detallada con la secuencia del CO1 para describir una nueva especie de este grupo.

  8. Bulky PAH-DNA induced by exposure of a co-culture model of human alveolar macrophages and embryonic epithelial cells to atmospheric particulate pollution; Adduits encombrants a l'ADN dans des cocultures de cellules pulmonaires humaines exposees a une pollution atmospherique particulaire

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    Abbas, Imane; Garcon, Guillaume; Billet, Sylvain; Shirali, Pirouz [Universite Lille Nord de France - Lille (France); Unite de Chimie Environnementale et Interactions sur le Vivant, MREI, Universite du Littoral Cote d' Opale, Dunkerque (France); Andre, Veronique; Le Goff, Jeremie; Sichel, Francois [GRECAN, Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie et centre Francois Baclesse, Caen (France); Roy Saint-Georges, Francoise; Mulliez, Philippe [Service de Pneumologie, Hopital Saint-Philibert, GHICL, Lille (France)

    2012-01-15

    Because of their deep penetration in human lungs, fine airborne particulate matter were described as mainly responsible for the deleterious effects of exposure to air pollution on health. Organic constituents are adsorbed on particles surface and, after inhalation, some (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PAHs) can be activated into reactive metabolites and can bind to DNA. The formation of bulky DNA adducts has been researched after exposure of mono-and co-cultures of alveolar macrophages (AM) and human embryonic human lung epithelial (L132), to fine air pollution particulate matter Air samples have been collected with cascade impactor and characterized: size distribution (92.15% < 2.5{mu}.m), specific surface area (1 m{sup 2}/g), inorganic (Fe, AI, Ca, Na, K, Mg, Pb, etc.) and organic compounds (PAHs, etc.). {sup 32}P post-labeling method was applied to detect bulky DNA adducts in AM and L132, in mono-and co-cultures, 72 h after their exposure to atmospheric particles at their Lethals and Effects concentrations or (LC or CE) to 50% (i.e. MA: EC{sub 50} = 74.63 {mu}g/mL and L132: LC-5-0 = 75.36 {mu}g/mL). Exposure to desorbed particles (MA: C1= 61.11 {mu}g/mL and L132 : C2 = 61.71 {mu}g/mL) and B[a]P (1 {mu}M) were included. Bulky PAH-DNA adducts were detected in AM in mono-culture after exposure to total particles (Pt), to B[a]P and desorbed particles (Pd). Whatever the exposure, no DNA adduct was detected in L132 in mono-culture. These results are coherent with the enzymatic activities of cytochrome P450 l Al in AM and L132. Exposure of co-culture to Pt, or Pd induced bulky adducts to DNA in AM but not in L132. Exposure to B[a]P alone has altered the DNA of AM and L132, in co-culture. Exposure to Pt is closer to the environmental conditions, but conferred an exposure to amounts of genotoxic agents compared to studies using organic extracts. The formation of bulky DNA adducts was nevertheless observed in AM exposed to Pt, in mono- or co-culture, indicating that they were competent in terms of metabolic activation of PAHs. The DNA damage in the L132 in co-culture following exposure to B[a]P have suggested that some PAH metabolites generated by the MA could be have a genotoxic action on L132. (authors)

  9. Comparative study of radical oxidation of DNA and its nucleosides by hydroxyl radicals and ferryl ions generated by the Fenton reaction. Etude comparative de l'oxydation radicalaire de l'ADN et de ses nucleosides par les radicaux hydroxyles et les ions ferryles issus de la reaction de Fenton

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    Mouret, J.F.; Berger, M.; Anselmino, C.; Polverelli, M.; Cadet, J. (CEA Centre d' Etudes Nucleaires de Grenoble, 38 (FR). Dept. de Recherche Fondamentale)

    1991-06-01

    A comparative study of the reaction of hydroxyl radicals and Fenton type oxidative species with DNA and 2'-deoxyribonucleosides was investigated. This study was based on the characterization of the diamagnetic products resulting from the chemical transformation of the transient radicals. Emphasis was placed on the radical oxidative reactions of the purine nucleosides. It is interesting to note that oxidative purine radicals can be reduced by reagents such as ascorbic acid or N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl-1, 4-p-phenylenediamine. The observed differences in the nature of the decomposition products resulting from the Fenton reaction are not consistent with the nature of the oxidative species (hydroxyl radicals or ferryl ions) involved, but due to the presence of ferrous sulfate.

  10. Cost-effectiveness of conventional cytology and HPV DNA testing for cervical cancer screening in Colombia Costo-efectividad de la citología y la tamización con pruebas de ADN-VPH para cáncer de cuello uterino en Colombia

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    Oscar Andrés-Gamboa; Liliana Chicaíza; Mario García-Molina; Jorge Díaz; Mauricio González; Raúl Murillo; Mónica Ballesteros; Ricardo Sánchez

    2008-01-01

    OBJECTIVE: To assess cost-effectiveness of conventional cytology and HPV DNA testing for cervical-cancer screening in Colombia. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The National Cancer Institute of Colombia (NCIC) in 2007 developed a Markov model on the natural history of cervical cancer; no screening, conventional cytology, and HPV DNA testing were compared. Only direct costs were used. Outcomes comprise cervical cancer mortality, years of life saved, and lifetime costs. Discounted incremental cost-effecti...

  11. Evidence of a genetic instability induced by the incorporation of a DNA precursor marked with tritium; Mise en evidence d'une instabilite genetique induite par l'incorporation d'un precurseur de L'ADN marque au tritium

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    Saintigny, Y.; Laurent, D.; Lahayel, J.B. [CEA Fontenay-aux-Roses, IRCM-LRTS, U967 - CEA/INSERM/Universites Paris 7 and Paris-11, 92 (France); Roche, St.; Meynard, D.; Lopez, B.S. [CEA Fontenay-aux-Roses, LMR - UMR 217 - CEA/CNRS, Institut de Radiobiologie Cellulaire et moleculaire, Direction des Sciences du Vivant, 92 (France)

    2009-07-01

    The authors report a molecular geno-toxicology investigation which allowed molecular events induced par intracellular incorporation of tritium to be studied, and the genetic instability resulting from a chronic exposure even at low dose to be analysed. For this purpose, they developed cell models (hamster tumorous cells and human fibroblasts) in which they know how to incorporate given quantities of marked nucleotides in the DNA. They show that the incorporation of tritium, even with doses which are said to be non toxic, causes a prolonged exposure of the cell to a genotoxic stress, and maybe a genetic instability due to a too great number of recombination events

  12. Efectividad de la administración del alfa-tocoferol y el ácido ascórbico sobre el estrés oxidativo y daño al ADN en adultos mayores sanos del área rural y urbana /

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    Retana Ugalde, Raquel sustentante.

    2009-01-01

     tesis que para obtener el grado de Doctor en Ciencias Biológicas, presenta Raquel Retana Ugalde ; asesor Víctor Manuel Mendoza Núñez. 124, [14] páginas : ilustraciones. Doctorado en Ciencias Biológicas UNAM, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Zaragoza, 2009

  13. Investigation of double strand breaks induced by alpha particle irradiation using C.N.B.G. microbeam in human keratinocytes; Mise en evidence de cassures double brin de l'ADN induites par irradiation de keratinocytes humains en microfaisceau alpha

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    Pouthier, Th

    2006-12-15

    To understand the mechanisms of interaction of ionizing radiation with living tissues exposed to low and protracted doses remains a major issue for risk evaluation. The response cannot be found in epidemiological studies because the only available data concern accidental exposures to high doses of radiation. The natural exposure represents the main source of exposure in the daily life, just before the medical sources (radiology, radiotherapy). In addition, this kind of exposure is very difficult to reproduce in vitro by irradiating cell lines. The method per preference is based on random irradiation of cell populations. The mean number of particles having traversed cells is then calculated on the basis of Poisson statistics. In addition to inevitable multiple impacts, the numerous potential intracellular targets (nuclei, cytoplasm), the indirect effects induced by the impact of particles on neighbouring cells or simply the extracellular targets, constitute phenomena that make more complex the interpretation of experimental data. A charged particle microbeam was developed at C.E.N.B.G. to perform the targeted irradiation of individual cells with a targeting precision of a few microns. It is possible to deliver a counted number of alpha particles down to the ultimate dose of one alpha per cell, to target predetermined cells and then to observe the response of the neighbouring cells. This facility has been validated during this work on human keratinocyte cells expressing a recombinant nuclear fluorescent protein (histone H2B-GFP). The combination of ion micro-beams with confocal microscopy and numeric quantitative analysis allowed the measurement of DNA double strand breaks via the phosphorylation of the histone H2A.X in individual cells. The mechanisms of DNA reparation and apoptosis induction were also in the scope of those studies. The experimental results obtained during this thesis validate the methodology we have developed by demonstrating the targeting reproducibility and the dose control. A dose-effect relationship has been also investigated as a function of time. (author)

  14. Knowledge adn application of the International Human Right and the Medical Mission in the emergency services in the east region of Antioquia Conocimiento y aplicación del Derecho Internacional Humanitario y la Misión Médica en los servicios de urgencias del oriente antioqueño

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    Carlos Andrés Villa B.

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    Full Text Available In october ctober 2002 a descriptive study was made to find out the grade of knowledge in the Emergency Services of the East region of Antioquia of the International Human Right, (IHR and the Medical Mission (MM. This region has been suffering since many years the consequences of the war that show what has been happening in the entire country. A questionnaire was filled by the directors of the hospitals in this region about both items. They agree on the importance of the items but said they have little knowledge about them and they have received few instructions regarding those items. In their hospitals there are neither guides nor education programs for the personnel in this regard. To be posted in a hospital, a person needs not show proficiency in IHR or MM. En octubre de 2002 se llevó a cabo un estudio descriptivo de corte con el propósito de investigar sobre el conocimiento y la aplicación del Derecho Internacional Humanitario (DIH y la Misión Médica (MM, en los servicios de urgencias localizados en municipios del oriente del departamento de Antioquia, región que sufre desde hace varios años las consecuencias del conflicto armado colombiano y que refleja la problemática general del país. El estudio se hizo encuestando a los directores de esos servicios de urgencias para averiguar qué formación habían tenido sobre DIH y MM y qué pautas había en las instituciones que representaban para la aplicación de estas normas. Los directores encuestados manifestaron tener muy poca información acerca del DIH y la MM. Durante su formación académica de pregrado y posgrado no recibieron educación formal al respecto. Estuvieron de acuerdo en la importancia del tema, la necesidad de capacitarse y la posibilidad de aplicarlo. Por otra parte, en las instituciones de salud que cuentan con servicios de urgencias en el oriente antioqueño se carece de protocolos o manuales sobre el DIH y la MM así como de actividades de formación continua que permitan al personal sanitario actuar a la luz de estas normas; además, el conocimiento previo de estos aspectos no es requisito para laborar en las instituciones de salud que cuentan con servicios de urgencias en la región.

  15. A preliminary contaminant and toxicological survey of Illinois River sediments

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — Sediments from 6 sites on the Illinois River adn its tributaries were analyzed for organic and inorganic contaminants. Relative toxicity of sediments was determined...

  16. Distribution of dominant calanoid copepod species in the Greenland Sea during late fall; 06 November 1988 to 12 December 1988 (NODC Accession 0000917)

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Between 6 November and 12 December 1988, vertical distributions of Calanus finmarchicus, C. hyperboreus, C. glacialis adn Metridia long were studied at three...

  17. ClEST cluster :Cl_singleton0088 [ClEST

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    Full Text Available ACTGCGAAATCGAAACTCCAGTACACTTCGTTCATATTTTAC fb06016 1 peptide methionine sulfoxide reductase MsrA [Triatoma matogrossensis] ADN29867 4.31931E-63 GO:0008113 GO:0055114 GO:0006464 ...

  18. Familiarization and Detection of Green Monopropellants Project

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — ADN was developed by the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), while HAN was developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory to be a propellant. Alliant Techsystems Inc...

  19. Hydrolysis of Adiponitrile in Near-critical Water

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    DUAN Pei-Gao; NIU Yan-Lei; WANG Yuan-Yuan; DAI Li-Yi

    2008-01-01

    Hydrolysis of adiponitrile (ADN) in near-critical water was successfully conducted in a batch reactor.Influences of m(AND)/m(water) ratio,temperature,time,m(AND)/m(additive) ratio,kind of additive and pressure on the yield of each product were investigated.Five compounds resulting from the hydrolysis of ADN,including 5-cyanovaleramide,adipamide,adipamic acid,adipic acid and trace of 5-cyanovaleric acid,were detected by high performance liquid chromatography.The results showed that change of ADN concentration and temperature had significant influences on the yields of adipamide,adipamic acid and adipic acid;time was the significant factor for the yield of 5-cyanovaleric acid;and the yield of 5-cyanovaleramide was more dependent on the ADN concentration.

  20. The Edgeworth expansion for distributions of extreme values

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    2001-01-01

    We present necessary adn sufficient condition of Edgeworth expansion for drstribution sof extreme values As a corollart,artes of the uniform convergence ofr distribution s of extreme values are ovtained

  1. Preparation of Energetic Composite——The Coating of AND%含能复合材料的制备——ADN的包覆

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    杨帆

    2008-01-01

    ADN是一种很有前途的新型氧化剂,可以应用在火炸药及导弹推进剂中.但其吸湿性较强,这是影响其应用的主要问题.利用制备复合粒子的方法对ADN进行包覆,以降低ADN的吸湿性.实验过程中主要制备了ADN/AP复合粒子和ADN/碳纳米管两种复合粒子.结果表明,ADN/AP复合粒子的吸湿性与原ADN相比有明显降低,尤其是乙醇/二氯甲烷体系制备的ADN/AP复合粒子的吸湿性比原ADN降低了将近10倍.

  2. Development of a new method for the detection of vanadium complexes bound to DNA, using Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

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    Subedi, Prabal

    2012-01-01

    Existem apenas alguns métodos disponíveis para o estudo da ligação de metais ao ADN. Estes são baseados em técnicas espectroscópicas, que podem apenas ser utilizadas quando determinados cromóforos quer da molécula de ADN ou dos complexos metálicos estão directamente envolvidos na ligação de metais ao ADN. O objectivo deste projecto foi desenvolver um novo método que pode ser utilizado para detectar a ligação de um metal de transição ao ADN, utilizando Electroforese em gel de agarose (EGA)...

  3. New synthetic method and properties of ammonium dinitramide; Ammonium dinitramide no shingoseiho to sono butsuri kagakuteki tokusei

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    Hatano, H.; Onda, T.; Shiino, K. [Hosoya Kako Co. Ltd., Tokyo (Japan). Technology and Development Center; Miyazaki, S.; Matsuura, S. [Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Saitama (Japan). Research and Development center

    1996-08-31

    Though, ammonium nitrate (AN) has been thought as solid propellant oxidizer, at present, ammonium perchlorate (AP) is mainly used because of the existence of crystal transition point, the improvement of propellant performance on AN and so forth. Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) can be used as an excellent oxidizer for high performance solid propellants, because it has much available oxygen. Furthermore, this propellant is smokeless, since ADN has no halogen resulting in generation of smoke on burning. ADN can be obtained by a new synthetic method which uses urea as starting substance and acquires nitrourea as intermediate product. According to this method, the yield is about 15% based on the amount of nitrourea. The hygroscopicity of this ADN is slightly higher than that of ammonium nitrate. Therefore, it is recommended to handle this substance at 50% of relative humidity or below. 13 refs., 7 figs., 4 tabs.

  4. Effects of atmospheric deposition nitrogen flux and its composition on soil solution chemistry from a red soil farmland, southeast China.

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    Cui, Jian; Zhou, Jing; Peng, Ying; Chan, Andrew; Mao, Jingdong

    2015-12-01

    A detailed study on the solution chemistry of red soil in South China is presented. Data are collected from two simulated column-leaching experiments with an improved setup to evaluate the effects of atmospheric N deposition (ADN) composition and ADN flux on agricultural soil acidification using a (15)N tracer technique and an in situ soil solution sampler. The results show that solution pH values decline regardless of the increase of the NH4(+)/NO3(-) ratio in the ADN composition or ADN flux, while exchangeable Al(3+), Ca(2+), Mg(2+), and K(+) concentrations increase at different soil depths (20, 40, and 60 cm). Compared with the control, ADN (60 kg per ha per year N, NH4(+)/NO3(-) ratio of 2 : 1) decreases solution pH values, increases solution concentrations of NO3(-)-N, Al(3+), Ca(2+) and Mg(2+) at the middle and lower soil depths, and promotes their removal. NH4(+)-N was not detected in red soil solutions of all the three soil layers, which might be attributed to effects of nitrification, absorption and fixation in farmland red soil. Some of the NO3(-)-N concentrations at 40-60 cm soil depth exceed the safe drinking level of 10 mg L(-1), especially when the ADN flux is beyond 60 kg ha(-1) N. These features are critical for understanding the ADN agro-ecological effects, and for future assessment of ecological critical loads of ADN in red soil farmlands. PMID:26515781

  5. Adiponectin supplementation in pregnant mice prevents the adverse effects of maternal obesity on placental function and fetal growth.

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    Aye, Irving L M H; Rosario, Fredrick J; Powell, Theresa L; Jansson, Thomas

    2015-10-13

    Mothers with obesity or gestational diabetes mellitus have low circulating levels of adiponectin (ADN) and frequently deliver large babies with increased fat mass, who are susceptible to perinatal complications and to development of metabolic syndrome later in life. It is currently unknown if the inverse correlation between maternal ADN and fetal growth reflects a cause-and-effect relationship. We tested the hypothesis that ADN supplementation in obese pregnant dams improves maternal insulin sensitivity, restores normal placental insulin/mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) signaling and nutrient transport, and prevents fetal overgrowth. Compared with dams on a control diet, female C57BL/6J mice fed an obesogenic diet before mating and throughout gestation had increased fasting serum leptin, insulin, and C-peptide, and reduced high-molecular-weight ADN at embryonic day (E) 18.5. Placental insulin and mTORC1 signaling was activated, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α (PPARα) phosphorylation was reduced, placental transport of glucose and amino acids in vivo was increased, and fetal weights were 29% higher in obese dams. Maternal ADN infusion in obese dams from E14.5 to E18.5 normalized maternal insulin sensitivity, placental insulin/mTORC1 and PPARα signaling, nutrient transport, and fetal growth without affecting maternal fat mass. Using a mouse model with striking similarities to obese pregnant women, we demonstrate that ADN functions as an endocrine link between maternal adipose tissue and fetal growth by regulating placental function. Importantly, maternal ADN supplementation reversed the adverse effects of maternal obesity on placental function and fetal growth. Improving maternal ADN levels may serve as an effective intervention strategy to prevent fetal overgrowth caused by maternal obesity. PMID:26417088

  6. Predictors of Successful Clinical Performance in Associate Degree Nursing Students.

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    Rice, Eileen

    2015-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to explore self-efficacy and emotional intelligence (EI) as predictors for successful clinical performance in nursing students. Students (n = 56) from 5 associate degree in nursing (ADN) schools in 2 Northeastern states participated in the study. Findings demonstrated significant relationships among EI, self-efficacy, and student-rated clinical competence. The findings from this study support the importance of fostering clinical self-efficacy and building EI abilities in ADN students. PMID:25628244

  7. ADN的合成及性能研究(Ⅰ)%Studies on Synthesis and Properties of AND (Ⅰ)

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    王伯周; 张志忠; 朱春华; 何江涛; 雷鸣

    1999-01-01

    自行设计二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的合成方法,研究了合成ADN的关键步骤(缩合反应、二次硝化等),在国内首次合成出ADN.鉴定了ADN的结构,测定了ADN的熔点、感度、燃烧热.

  8. Green Propellants

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    Rahm, Martin

    2010-01-01

    To enable future environmentally friendly access to space by means of solid rocket propulsion a viable replacement to the hazardous ammonium perchlorate oxidizer is needed. Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is one of few such compounds currently known. Unfortunately compatibility issues with many polymer binder systems and unexplained solid-state behavior have thus far hampered the development of ADN-based propellants. Chapters one, two and three offer a general introduction to the thesis, and into ...

  9. ADN系固体推進薬に関する研究

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    Fujisato, Koji; Habu, Hiroto; Miyake, Atsumi; Hori, Keiichi; 藤里, 公司; 羽生, 宏人; 三宅, 淳巳; 堀, 恵一

    2011-01-01

    For the development of green solid propellants with high combustion performance, the composition should be replaced with high energy materials. In this research, Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) was studied to improve the solid rocket motor performance as an oxidizer. The synthesis process of ADN was investigated with the method which has been reported and the crystal shape of products was modified to the spherical to enhance the mass ratio of the oxidizer in solid propellant. This paper reports th...

  10. Dose- (and time-) dependent blockade of pregnancy in Sprague-Dawley rats administered ammonium dinitramide in drinking water.

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    Kinkead, E R; Wolfe, R E; Feldmann, M L

    1996-01-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is a class 1.1 explosive oxidizer that can be used in solid rocket propellant mixtures and explosives. A 90-day general toxicity/ reproductive screen performed on this compound at doses of 162, 103, 29, and 0.0 mg ADN/kg/day resulted in a treatment-related adverse effect on litter production. Incidences of animals producing litters (1/11, 3/12, 12/12, and 11/12, respectively) and mean numbers of pups per litter (7, 7, 16, and 15, respectively) both were statistically significantly less than controls. In a follow-up study, mated dams treated with ADN at the same doses and examined at gestation days (GDs) 10 and 20 showed an effect in fetus loss similar to that seen in the reproductive screen. A pre- versus postimplantation dosing regimen indicated that implantation is vulnerable to ADN effects during the preimplantation period (GDs 1-3). No implantation sites were found in the rats treated with 2000 mg ADN/L drinking water (target dose of 160 mg ADN/kg/day) during GDs 1-3. Numbers of implantation sites found in the rats treated during GDs 4-8 were similar to those found in the control group. The pituitary was not identified specifically in this study as the site of primary action, but serum progesterone was reduced by 27%, which may have resulted in reduced fertility. PMID:8713714

  11. High-molecular-weight adiponectin and anthropometric variables among elementary schoolchildren: a population-based cross-sectional study in Japan

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    Ochiai Hirotaka

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Studies about the relationship between high-molecular-weight adiponectin (HMW-adn and anthropometric variables among population-based elementary schoolchildren have been too limited, especially in Japan, where blood collection is not usually performed in the annual health examination at elementary schools. The objective of the present study was to investigate the relationship between HMW-adn and anthropometric variables (body mass index [BMI], percent body fat [%BF], waist circumference [WC], and waist-to-height ratio [WHtR] among population-based elementary schoolchildren in Japan. Methods Subjects comprised all fourth-grade schoolchildren (9 or 10 years of age in the town of Ina, Saitama Prefecture, Japan during 2005–2008 (N = 1675. After excluding 21 subjects because of refusal to participate or incomplete data, data from a total of 1654 subjects (846 boys and 808 girls were analyzed. The height, weight, %BF, and WC of each subject were measured, while blood samples were drawn from the subjects to measure adiponectin levels (HMW-adn and total adiponectin. Childhood obesity was determined according to the age- and sex-specific cut-off points proposed by the International Obesity Task Force. Spearman’s correlation coefficients between adiponectin levels and anthropometric variables were calculated for each sex. Results The anthropometric variables were negatively correlated with HMW-adn in both boys and girls. Correlation coefficients of HMW-adn with anthropometric variables in the obesity group were consistently higher than those in the non-obesity group among both boys and girls. In addition, only WHtR was significantly correlated with HMW-adn regardless of sex and physique (obesity or non-obesity; the correlation coefficient was -0.386 among boys and -0.543 among girls in the obesity group, while it was -0.124 among boys and -0.081 among girls in the non-obesity group. Conclusions HMW-adn was negatively correlated

  12. Electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve in conscious rats overcomes the attenuation of the baroreflex in chronic heart failure.

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    Pinto, Tomás O C Teixeira; Lataro, Renata M; Castania, Jaci A; Durand, Marina T; Silva, Carlos A A; Patel, Kaushik P; Fazan, Rubens; Salgado, Helio C

    2016-04-01

    Chronic heart failure (CHF) is characterized by autonomic dysfunction combined with baroreflex attenuation. The hypotensive and bradycardic responses produced by electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN) were examined in conscious CHF and control male Wistar rats (12-13 wk old). Furthermore, the role of parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system in mediating the cardiovascular responses to baroreflex activation was evaluated by selective β1-adrenergic and muscarinic receptor antagonists. CHF was induced by myocardial infarction. After 6 wk, the subjects were implanted with electrodes for ADN stimulation. Twenty-four hours later, electrical stimulation of the ADN was applied for 20 s using five different frequencies (5, 15, 30, 60, and 90 Hz), while the arterial pressure was recorded by a catheter implanted into the femoral artery. Electrical stimulation of the ADN elicited progressive and similar hypotensive and bradycardic responses in control (n= 12) and CHF (n= 11) rats, while the hypotensive response was not affected by methylatropine. Nevertheless, the reflex bradycardia was attenuated by methylatropine in control, but not in CHF rats. Atenolol did not affect the hypotensive or bradycardic response in either group. The ADN function was examined under anesthesia through electroneurographic recordings. The arterial pressure-ADN activity relationship was attenuated in CHF rats. In conclusion, despite the attenuation of baroreceptor function in CHF rats, the electrical stimulation of the ADN elicited a stimulus-dependent hypotension and bradycardia of similar magnitude as observed in control rats. Therefore, electrical activation of the aortic baroreflex overcomes both the attenuation of parasympathetic function and the sympathetic overdrive. PMID:26843582

  13. Electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve in conscious rats overcomes the attenuation of the baroreflex in chronic heart failure.

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    Pinto, Tomás O C Teixeira; Lataro, Renata M; Castania, Jaci A; Durand, Marina T; Silva, Carlos A A; Patel, Kaushik P; Fazan, Rubens; Salgado, Helio C

    2016-04-01

    Chronic heart failure (CHF) is characterized by autonomic dysfunction combined with baroreflex attenuation. The hypotensive and bradycardic responses produced by electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN) were examined in conscious CHF and control male Wistar rats (12-13 wk old). Furthermore, the role of parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system in mediating the cardiovascular responses to baroreflex activation was evaluated by selective β1-adrenergic and muscarinic receptor antagonists. CHF was induced by myocardial infarction. After 6 wk, the subjects were implanted with electrodes for ADN stimulation. Twenty-four hours later, electrical stimulation of the ADN was applied for 20 s using five different frequencies (5, 15, 30, 60, and 90 Hz), while the arterial pressure was recorded by a catheter implanted into the femoral artery. Electrical stimulation of the ADN elicited progressive and similar hypotensive and bradycardic responses in control (n = 12) and CHF (n = 11) rats, while the hypotensive response was not affected by methylatropine. Nevertheless, the reflex bradycardia was attenuated by methylatropine in control, but not in CHF rats. Atenolol did not affect the hypotensive or bradycardic response in either group. The ADN function was examined under anesthesia through electroneurographic recordings. The arterial pressure-ADN activity relationship was attenuated in CHF rats. In conclusion, despite the attenuation of baroreceptor function in CHF rats, the electrical stimulation of the ADN elicited a stimulus-dependent hypotension and bradycardia of similar magnitude as observed in control rats. Therefore, electrical activation of the aortic baroreflex overcomes both the attenuation of parasympathetic function and the sympathetic overdrive.

  14. [Ultrastructural and immunocytochemical analysis of the synaptonemal complex at the initiation of synapsis].

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    Flores-Rivera, E; Villegas-Castrejon, H; Vazquez-Nin, G H

    1996-04-01

    The synaptonemal complexes (SCs) are nuclear structures specific for meiosis. They have a central role in homolog chromosomes coupling; they are essential in crossing over events and chromosomic segregation during the first meiotic division. When its joining ends in pakiteno stage, each synaptonemal extends along the bivalent joining the ends to nuclear wrapping. The SCs are characterized by the presence of two lateral elements and a central region. The lateral elements are parallel and equidistant. The chromatine of homolog chromosomes fixes in a series of loops to these elements. The central region is between the lateral elements. It is formed by the latero-medial fibers and the medial element. The first ones are perpendicularly oriented to the longitudinal axis of CS and connect lateral elements with the medial element. The recombination modules have an active role in recombination processes and quiasma formation, they are associated, at intervals, with the central region among the homolog chromosomes. The localization and function of nucleic acids in formation and coupling of synaptonemal complex is little known, so methodologic alternatives are looked for to resolve this type of problems. In this work, ADN distribution in chicken ovocytes in cigotene, using techniques for electronic microscopy of immuno-oro, were studied. Besides, cytochemical techniques, were used as preferential contrast for ADN or preferential for ribonucleoproteins (RNPs). The combination of preferential tincture for RNPs and immunolocalization of ADN show that chromatin accumulates jointly with ribonucleoproteins in nor coupled lateral elements and the presence of numerous RNPs fibers distributed around lateral elements. Recombination nodules were found among lateral elements during the coupling, these nodules are PTA positives, which means ADN presence, and so, ADN presence among lateral elements. THe presence of a bridge of marked fibers with coloidal gold (ADN) uniting not coupled

  15. Effect of deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt-induced hypertension on diabetic peripheral neuropathy in alloxan-induced diabetic WBN/Kob rats.

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    Ozaki, Kiyokazu; Hamano, Hiroko; Matsuura, Tetsuro; Narama, Isao

    2016-01-01

    The relationship between hypertension and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) has recently been reported in clinical research, but it remains unclear whether hypertension is a risk factor for DPN. To investigate the effects of hypertension on DPN, we analyzed morphological features of peripheral nerves in diabetic rats with hypertension. Male WBN/Kob rats were divided into 2 groups: alloxan-induced diabetic rats with deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt (DOCA-salt) treatment (ADN group) and nondiabetic rats with DOCA-salt treatment (DN group). Sciatic, tibial (motor) and sural (sensory) nerves were subjected to qualitative and quantitative histomorphological analysis. Systolic blood pressure in the two groups exhibited a higher value (>140 mmHg), but there was no significant difference between the two groups. Endoneurial blood vessels in both groups presented endothelial hypertrophy and narrowing of the vascular lumen. Electron microscopically, duplication of basal lamina surrounding the endothelium and pericyte of the endoneurial vessels was observed, and this lesion appeared to be more frequent and severe in the ADN group than the DN group. Many nerve fibers of the ADN and DN groups showed an almost normal appearance, whereas morphometrical analysis of the tibial nerve showed a significant shift to smaller fiber and myelin sizes in the ADN group compared with DN group. In sural nerve, the fiber and axon-size significantly shifted to a smaller size in ADN group compared with the DN group. These results suggest that combined diabetes and hypertension could induce mild peripheral nerve lesions with vascular changes. PMID:26989296

  16. Effect of deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt-induced hypertension on diabetic peripheral neuropathy in alloxan-induced diabetic WBN/Kob rats.

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    Ozaki, Kiyokazu; Hamano, Hiroko; Matsuura, Tetsuro; Narama, Isao

    2016-01-01

    The relationship between hypertension and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) has recently been reported in clinical research, but it remains unclear whether hypertension is a risk factor for DPN. To investigate the effects of hypertension on DPN, we analyzed morphological features of peripheral nerves in diabetic rats with hypertension. Male WBN/Kob rats were divided into 2 groups: alloxan-induced diabetic rats with deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt (DOCA-salt) treatment (ADN group) and nondiabetic rats with DOCA-salt treatment (DN group). Sciatic, tibial (motor) and sural (sensory) nerves were subjected to qualitative and quantitative histomorphological analysis. Systolic blood pressure in the two groups exhibited a higher value (>140 mmHg), but there was no significant difference between the two groups. Endoneurial blood vessels in both groups presented endothelial hypertrophy and narrowing of the vascular lumen. Electron microscopically, duplication of basal lamina surrounding the endothelium and pericyte of the endoneurial vessels was observed, and this lesion appeared to be more frequent and severe in the ADN group than the DN group. Many nerve fibers of the ADN and DN groups showed an almost normal appearance, whereas morphometrical analysis of the tibial nerve showed a significant shift to smaller fiber and myelin sizes in the ADN group compared with DN group. In sural nerve, the fiber and axon-size significantly shifted to a smaller size in ADN group compared with the DN group. These results suggest that combined diabetes and hypertension could induce mild peripheral nerve lesions with vascular changes.

  17. Operation Optimization Based on the Power Supply and Storage Capacity of an Active Distribution Network

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    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Due to the interconnection and active management of Distributed Generation (DG and Energy Storage Systems (ESSs, the traditional electrical distribution network has become an Active Distribution Network (ADN, posing challenges to the operation optimization of the network. The power supply and storage capacity indexes of a Local Autonomy Control Region (LACR, which consists of DGs, ESSs and the network, are proposed in this paper to quantify the power regulating range of a LACR. DG/ESS and the network are considered as a whole in the model of the indexes, considering both network constraints and power constraints of the DG/ESS. The index quantifies the maximum LACR power supplied to or received from ADN lines. Similarly, power supply and storage capacity indexes of the ADN line are also proposed to quantify the maximum power exchanged between ADN lines. Then a practical algorithm to calculate the indexes is presented, and an operation optimization model is proposed based on the indexes to maximum the economic benefit of DG/ESS. In the optimization model, the power supply reliability of the ADN line is also considered. Finally, the indexes of power supply and storage capacity and the optimization are demonstrated in a case study.

  18. Effects of ammonium dinitramide on preimplantation embryos in Sprague-Dawley rats.

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    Graeter, L J; Wolfe, R E; Kinkead, E R; Flemming, C D

    1998-01-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is a class 1.1 oxidizer that may be used in rocket propellants and explosives. Previous studies have shown that ADN is a female reproductive toxicant, causing implantation failure in Sprague-Dawley rats when it is administered during the preimplantation period of gestation. The purpose of this follow-up study was to identify the mechanism(s) associated with implantation failure following exposure to ADN. Mated female rats were treated with 2.0 grams per liter (g l-1) ADN in their drinking water for 24, 48, 72, or 96 h before preimplantation embryos were harvested from the oviducts or uterine horns. On gestation day 1 (GD-1), comparable numbers of morphologically normal two-cell embryos were harvested from the oviducts of the treatment and control groups. On GD-2, the development of the embryos harvested from the treated animals was either slowed or halted when compared to the control embryos. By GD-4, 98% of the embryos harvested from the control group had developed to the morula or blastocyst stage; these were collected from the uterine horns. On GD-4 in the treated group, 41% of the harvested embryos remained at the two- to six-cell stage and 59% were degenerate; 82% of these embryos were collected from the oviducts. These data suggest that the implantation failure seen in animals treated with ADN is due to embryolethality. PMID:9891911

  19. ISOLATION OF GENOMIC DNAs FROM THE TROPICAL FRUIT TREES AVOCADO, COCONUT, GUAVA AND MANGO FOR PCR-BASED DNA MARKER APPLICATION

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    Isis M. Ramírez

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    Full Text Available En frutales tropicales de porte arbóreo, el aisla- miento del ADN genómico con suficiente calidad para ser usa- do en tecnologías de marcadores moleculares basadas en PCR, posee en muchas ocasiones serios problemas por la presencia de inhibidores, tales como los polisacáridos que inhiben el procesamiento enzimático del ADN o los polifenoles que inhiben las reacciones de PCR. Se probaron diferentes proto- colos de extracción y purificación de ADN en cuatro frutales tropicales: guayabo ( Psidium guajava L., aguacatero ( Persea americana Mill., mango ( Mangifera indica L. y cocotero ( Cocos nucifera L.. El protocolo de Doyle y Doyle logró buenos rendimientos y calidad del ADN para la amplificación (PCR en mango y cocotero, pero no en guayaba y aguacatero. Para estas dos últimas especies se probaron diferentes técni- cas con resultados igualmente insatisfactorios. La modifica- ción del método del CTAB con respecto a la composición del buffer de extracción en combinación con el empleo de colum- nas de adsorción reversible NucleoSpin, permitió la extracción exitosa del ADN con la calidad suficiente para aplicar las técni- cas de AFLP, SSR e ISTR en guayabo y/o aguacatero.

  20. Evaluation of the radiosensitizing to treatment with {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP, of haematopoietic cells of the bone marrow by means of bromodeoxyuridine incorporation into DNA, in a murine model; Evaluacion de la radiosensibilizacion al tratamiento con {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP, de las celulas hemotopoyeticas de la medula osea mediante la incorporacion de bromodesoxiuridina (BrdU) en el ADN, en un modelo murino

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    Morales A, E.

    2008-07-01

    Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) has been shown to have a radiosensitizing effect, and its incorporation into DNA prior to administration of a bone-seeking radiopharmaceutical could increase the efficiency of bone marrow ablation, and even increase the specificity of radiation exposure for therapeutic purposes. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of BrdU incorporation into DNA on the genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of samarium-153 ethylenediaminetetra-methylene phosphonate ({sup 153}Sm-EDTMP) in murine bone marrow cells. BALB/c male mice (N = 5 in each experiment) were treated with one of the following substances: a) BrdU (0.25 mg/g) b) {sup 153}-EDTMP (11.5 +- 3 MBq) c) BrdU (0.25 mg/g) plus {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP (11.5 +- MBq), there was also an untreated control. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity were established by time-response and absorbed dose-response curves of polychromatic erythrocyte (PCE) and micro nucleated polychromatic erythrocyte (MN-PCE) frequencies, respectively, in murine peripheral blood samples in vivo. The significance of the differences between groups was determined by a variation of Dunett test for multiple groups and different-sized groups of a student test. Beta-absorbed dose fractions obtained from MNCP4B Monte Carlo computer code were used for mice bone marrow dosimetry calculations. At an average radiation absorbed dose of 0.38 Gy, 0.56 Gy and 0.82 Gy at 24, 40 and 72 h respectively, cells from animals treated with {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP showed a clear and significant induction of MN-PCE after 24 h, with the maximum response at 40 h, however, cells from group treated with BrdU plus {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP paradoxically showed MN-PCE frequencies only slightly higher than the control at the same absorbed dose. Treatment with {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP caused a slight reduction in PCE frequency, but exposure to BrdU or BrdU plus {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP induced a substantial and significant reduction in PCE frequency from 32 h to the end of the experiment (72 h). The PCE frequencies in the BrdU pretreated and irradiated group were consistently lower than in the BrdU control group, and the difference was significant at the final scored times in the experiment. These effects could be explained by lethal lesions of the accumulation of sublethal damage induced by the irradiation of BrdU-substituted DNA, where this lesion is not easily repaired and subsequently does not permit cell division or micronucleus formation. This research shows the increasing of cytotoxicity when BrdU was administered before the {sup 153}Sm-EDTMP treatment. Further studies are required in order to explore the utility of this strategy for bone marrow ablation or therapy in humans. (Author)

  1. Hiring Intentions of Directors of Nursing Programs Related to DNP- and PhD-Prepared Faculty and Roles of Faculty.

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    Oermann, Marilyn H; Lynn, Mary R; Agger, Charlotte A

    2016-01-01

    This study surveyed administrators of associate degree in nursing (ADN) and bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) programs across the United States to identify hiring intentions and describe the roles and responsibilities of DNP- and PhD-prepared faculty members. The final sample included 253 ADN and 229 BSN programs. ADN programs were neither intentionally hiring nor looking to hire doctorally prepared nurse faculty. Deans and directors of BSN programs reported an average of 3 openings for the next academic year, 2 projected for new PhD-prepared faculty and 1 for a faculty member with a DNP. Schools have made varying decisions regarding the type of appointment (tenure or nontenure track) for DNP-prepared faculty members. Challenges that DNP-prepared faculty members encountered in meeting the role and promotion expectations in their schools focused predominantly on scholarship. PMID:27216125

  2. Identification of Meloidogyne incognita, M. javanica and M. arenaria using sequence characterised amplified region (SCAR) based PCR assays

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    Zijlstra, C.; Donkers-Venne, D.T.H.M.; Fargette, Mireille

    2000-01-01

    Trois marqueurs of d'ADN polymorphique amplifié au hasard (RAPD) OPA-12(sub420), OPB-O6(sub 1200) et OPA-OI(sub 700), respectivement spécifiques des espèces de nématodes #Meloidogyne arenaria$, #M. incognita$ et #M. javanica$, ont été identifiés. Après le séquençage de ces produits RAPD-PCR, les amorces les plus longues de 18 à 23 nucléotides ont été choisies pour compléter les séquences terminales d'ADN des fragments d'ADN. Cela a conduit à trois paires d'amorces spécifiques de l'espèce, uti...

  3. Hiring Intentions of Directors of Nursing Programs Related to DNP- and PhD-Prepared Faculty and Roles of Faculty.

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    Oermann, Marilyn H; Lynn, Mary R; Agger, Charlotte A

    2016-01-01

    This study surveyed administrators of associate degree in nursing (ADN) and bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) programs across the United States to identify hiring intentions and describe the roles and responsibilities of DNP- and PhD-prepared faculty members. The final sample included 253 ADN and 229 BSN programs. ADN programs were neither intentionally hiring nor looking to hire doctorally prepared nurse faculty. Deans and directors of BSN programs reported an average of 3 openings for the next academic year, 2 projected for new PhD-prepared faculty and 1 for a faculty member with a DNP. Schools have made varying decisions regarding the type of appointment (tenure or nontenure track) for DNP-prepared faculty members. Challenges that DNP-prepared faculty members encountered in meeting the role and promotion expectations in their schools focused predominantly on scholarship.

  4. Isolation of subtelomeric DNA sequences labelling sheep and goat chromosome ends

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    Vaiman, Daniel; Brunialti, Ana; Bensaada, Mohamed; Derbois, Céline; VAIMAN, Anne; Crawford, Allan; Metezeau, Philippe; Cribiu, Edmond

    2000-01-01

    Isolement de séquences d'ADN subtélomériques chez les ruminants. Deux techniques permettant d'isoler l'ADN télomérique sont présentées, le mouton servant d'exemple. La première technique est basée sur le criblage d'une banque de BACs ovins avec des segments d'ADN amplifiés par PCR préservés de l'irradiation par un laser à forte puissance. Vingt trois BACs s'hybridant à 13 régions sub-télomériques (parmi les 27 du génome ovin) ont été obtenus, dont treize reconnaissent plus qu'une région uniqu...

  5. PfGBP: una proteína de unión al telómero de Plasmodium falciparum

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    Eliana Calvo

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Los telómeros son estructuras complejas de ADN y proteína localizadas en el extremo de los cromosomas eucariotes. Su principal función es proteger el extremo cromosomal de ser reconocido y procesado como ADNs fracturado, evitando así eventos de recombinación y fusión que conducen a inestabilidad cromosomal. El ADN telomérico consta de secuencias cortas, repetidas una tras otra, ricas en guanina; la cadena rica en guanina se extiende formando una región de cadena sencilla denominada extremo 3´ protuberante. Las proteínas por su parte, se pueden clasificar en: dsBPs, o proteínas de unión a la cadena doble, GBPs aquellas que reconocen específicamente el extremo protuberante y, proteínas que las interconectan mediante interacciones proteína-proteína. El gen PF3D7_1006800 de Plasmodium falciparum codifica para una proteína putativa similar a una GBP de Criptosporidium parvum, con el fin de establecer si esta proteína de P. falciparum presenta la capacidad de unión al ADN telomérico del parásito, se produjo una proteína recombinante a partir de la región codificante del gen, se purificó y se utilizó en ensayos de unión a ADN, y en la generación de anticuerpos policlonales específicos contra PfGBP. Nuestros resultados indican que la proteína de P. falciparum es una proteína nuclear con capacidad de unión al ADN telomérico in vitro, por lo que podría ser parte del complejo proteico encargado de proteger y/o mantener el telómero in vivo.

  6. Reproductive toxicity screen of ammonium dinitramide administered in the drinking water of Sprague-Dawley rats.

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    Kinkead, E R; Wolfe, R E; Flemming, C D; Leahy, H F; Caldwell, D J; Miller, C R; Marit, G B

    1995-01-01

    The Department of Defense is currently considering replacing ammonium perchlorate with ammonium dinitramide (ADN), a class 1.1 explosive oxidizer to be used in solid rocket propellant mixtures and explosives. This study was intended to evaluate the potential of ADN to produce alterations in paternal fertility, maternal pregnancy and lactation, and growth and development of offspring. Male and female rats received drinking water containing 0.0, 0.2, 1.0, or 2.0 g ADN/liter throughout the study. Mating occurred following 14 days of treatment. All dams, one-half the males, and representative pups were maintained for a total of 90 days of treatment. No mortality occurred in parental animals during the study. Treatment with ADN resulted in no adverse effects on mating; 92-100% of the animals mated. No treatment-related effects were seen in parental animals clinically or histopathologically. Adverse treatment-related effects were noted in maternal and paternal fertility indices, gestational indices, and live birth indices in both the mid- and high-dose groups. Litter sizes in the mid- and high-dose groups were significantly smaller than those of the low-dose and control groups. Mean pup weights showed no statistically significant differences between ADN-treated pups and controls. Gross and histopathological examination of the animals failed to identify the cause for the decrease in litter production in the mid- and high-dose dams. This study indicates that ADN is a reproductive toxicant. The no-observable-effect level (NOEL) is 29 mg/kg/day, the median dose of the low level female rats. PMID:8748424

  7. Aplicaciones del Ensayo Cometa en Genética Ecotoxicológica

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    El ensayo de electroforesis alcalina de células individuales embebidas en microgel, más conocido como Ensayo Cometa (EC), ha logrado ubicarse en una posición privilegiada dentro de los ensayos utilizados para evaluar la respuesta de las células frente a agentes genotóxicos, estreses bióticos y abióticos que conducen a daño al ADN. Diferentes versiones del ensayo se han desarrollado con el fin de ampliar el espectro de las lesiones al ADN que pueden ser detectadas. Igualmente, se han proporcio...

  8. White organic light-emitting diodes with 9, 10-bis (2-naphthyl) anthracene

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    Guan Yunxia; Niu Lianbin [Key Laboratory of Optical Engineering, College of Physics and Information Technology, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing 400047 (China)], E-mail: gyxybsy@126.com, E-mail: niulb03@126.com

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    White organic light-emitting diodes were fabricated by 9, 10-bis (2-naphthyl) anthracene (ADN) doped with Rubrene with a structure of ITO/copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) / NPB /ADN: Rubrene /Alq{sub 3} /CsF/Mg:Ag/Ag. Multilayer organic devices using AND and Rubrene as an emitting layer produced white emissions with good chromaticity and luminous efficiency as high as 5.93 cd/A. This performance can be explained by Foerster energy transfer from the blue-emitting host to the orange-emitting dopant.

  9. Utilización conjunta del gen de la insulina y del gen de la glucoquinasa en el desarrollo de aproximaciones terapéuticas para la diabetes mellitus

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    Bosch i Tubert, Fàtima; Otaegui, Pedro José; Riu Pastor, Efrén; Ferri Masferrer, Tura; Mas Monteys, Alexandre

    2002-01-01

    Utilización conjunta del gen de la insulina y del gen de la glucoquinasa en el desarrollo de aproximaciones terapéuticas para la diabetes mellitus. La presente invención se refiere a un animal doble transgénico que expresa simultáneamente el gen o el cDNA (ADN complementario) de la insulina y el gen o el cDNA (ADN complementario) de la glucoquinasa dirigidos por un promotor o fusión de promotores que permiten expresar insulina y glucoquinasa en músculo y su utilización en el desarrollo de apr...

  10. Códigos de barras de la vida: introducción y perspectiva

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    Paz Andrea; Crawford Andrew J.; Gonzalez Mailyn

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    RESUMEN Los códigos de barra de ADN representan una iniciativa global para acumular cortas secuencias estandarizadas de ADN de la gran mayoría de las especies de eucariotas del planeta, con el propósito de facilitar la identificación y conocimiento de la biodiversidad. Después de ocho años de discusión y producción en la literatura científica, el tema sigue generando controversia, debido en parte a la falta de homogeneidad en la definición y el alcance del método entre los autores. En este a...

  11. Modelagem da combustão da dinitramida de amônio por simulação computacional Ammonium dinitramide combustion modeling by computational simulation

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    Rene Francisco Boschi Gonçalves

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available In this work, the combustion process of ammonium dinitramide, ADN, has been modeled in two different situations: decomposition in open environment, with abundant air and decomposition in a rocket motor internal environmental conditions. The profiles of the two processes were achieved, based on molar fractions of the species that compose the products of ADN combustion. The velocity of formation and quantity of species in the open environment was bigger than the ones in the rocket motor environment, showing the effect of the different atmosphere in the reactions kinetics.

  12. Genética y genómica enfocadas en el estudio de la resistencia bacteriana Genetics and Genomics for the study of bacterial resistance

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    Ulises Garza-Ramos; Jesús Silva-Sánchez; Esperanza Martínez-Romero

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    La resistencia bacteriana es un problema de salud pública causante de índices elevados de morbi-mortalidad hospitalaria. En la medida en que se usan los diferentes antibióticos se seleccionan bacterias resistentes a múltiples fármacos. El desarrollo de nuevas herramientas moleculares de la genómica y proteómica, como el PCR en tiempo real, pirosecuenciación de ADN, espectrometría de masas, microarreglos de ADN y bioinformática, permite conocer en forma más estrecha la fisiología y estructura ...

  13. Estudio estructural de complejos de oligonucleótidos ricos en adenina y timina con la proteína HMGB1

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    García Gómez, Sonia

    2015-01-01

    La familia de proteínas HMGB pertenece a la superfamilia de las proteínas HMG (High Mobility Group), que son las proteínas más abundantes en la cromatina después de las histonas. Las HMGB se unen al surco estrecho del ADN (ácido desoxirribonucleico) con poca o ninguna especificidad de secuencia, a partir de un motivo de unión al ADN denominado HMG-box. Existen dos dominios de HMG-box en las proteínas HMGB, las llamadas box A y box B. Cada una de ellas contiene aproximadamente 75 aminoácidos y...

  14. Avago推出两款超低功耗光学传感器

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    2011-01-01

    Avago Technologies日前宣布推出两个最新的用于无线鼠标的低功率光学传感器。ADNS-2080和ADNS-3000LED传感器利用先进的低功率架构和自动电源管理模式,使无线鼠标在只使用一枚AA电池的情况下可以操作长达一年之久。

  15. New Replacement Policy on Skewed-associative TLB%一种适用于Skewed相联TLB的替换算法

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    菅陆田; 唐秀存

    2006-01-01

    Skewed相联方式虽然能够比组相联更好地解决TLB冲突脱靶问题,但在Skewed相联TLB上实现传统的LRU替换算法硬件代价太大,因此,本文介绍了一种适用于Skewed相联TLB的替换算法--ADN-NRU,并对实现ADN-NRU替换算法的Skewed相联TLB进行了性能测试.

  16. 主动配电系统可行技术的研究%Enabling Technologies for Active Distribution Systems

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    范明天; 张祖平; 苏傲雪; 苏剑

    2013-01-01

    The planning methods and operation modes of traditional distribution network are difficult to accommodate the high penetration of distributed energy resources (DER). Active distribution network (ADN), based on the application of information and communication technology (ICT) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), is one of the alternative solutions. In this paper, the impact of DER on the traditional distribution network was analyzed and thus the necessity of developing ADN was clarified;The basic concept of ADN, its research tendency, the differences between traditional distribution networks and ADN and the corresponding research results were introduced;Some enabling technologies which are cost-effective for the transitions from the existing distribution network to the active distribution network were discussed. With the progress of the available techniques, ADN can balance the power at distribution levels, and between transmission and distribution levels, that is, ADN will be an infrastructure as a regional exchange of all kinds of energy.%  传统配电网的规划设计方法和运行控制模式无法适应高渗透率分布式能源(distributed energy resources,DER)的接入。基于信息与通信技术及高级量测设备的主动配电网(active distribution network,ADN)为高渗透率DER的接入提供了一种解决方案。概要分析DER接入对传统配电网的影响,以此说明发展ADN的必要性;介绍ADN的基本概念、相关的研究动态、传统配电网与主动配电网的差异及研究成果;基于技术经济可行性的观点,总结适应ADN发展的可行技术。随着各种可行技术的进步,ADN 不仅可以平衡配电层级的功率,还可平衡配电层级与上级电网之间的功率,ADN将成为局部区域能源交换的基础设施。

  17. 含分布式电源和微电网的主动配电网设计方法研究

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    2016-01-01

    为了应对化石能源枯竭和气候变化所带来的巨大挑战,包含了分布式电源(DG)和微电网(MG)的主动配电网(ADN)概念应运而生.作为一项新技术, (ADN)的规划设计关系到系统的运行成效,因此本文对其设计方法进行了研究.

  18. La resolución de casos abierto, exoneraciones y análisis familiares por medio de la genética avanzada. Aspectos forenses, sociales y eticos.

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    Mestres i Naval, Francesc; Vives-Rego, José

    2012-01-01

    La especialidad de la Genética forense tiene algo más de un siglo, pero con la incorporación de la denominada prueba del ADN hace casi tres décadas, se ha logrado una eficacia que ha revolucionado no solo la investigación policial y las sentencias jurídicas, si no que ha impactado positivamente a toda la sociedad moderna. En este trabajo se analiza el avance que han supuesto las técnicas de identificación a través del ADN, en situaciones legales que en su momento no fueron resueltas (casos ab...

  19. Genética molecular y biogerontología en la era postgenómica

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    Michán Aguirre Shaday

    2011-01-01

    RESUMEN La forma de estudiar la genética ha progresado notablemente en las últimas decadas. Sus orígenes se remontan al estudio de los caracteres hereditarios, seguido por el descubrimiento de los genes y los cromosomas hasta conocer la estructura del ADN. Este último evento impulsó el desarrollo de la tecnología del ADN recombinante y de la secuenciación masiva y automatizada, los cuales permitieron posteriormente determinar la anatomía de los genomas. Todos estos descubrimientos ...

  20. Evaluación del efecto genotóxico y la susceptibilidad individual por exposición a plomo ambiental en la vereda la Bonga, Atlántico, Colombia

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    Vergara García, Ángela Patricia

    2014-01-01

    El plomo es un metal pesado no esencial para la vida, bioacumulable y persistente en el medio ambiente. Este interactúa con el ADN generando dobles enlaces o aductos, rupturas de cadena simple, doble y mutagénesis. En este estudio se evaluaron niveles de plomo en sangre (biomarcador de exposición), daño en el ADN mediante el ensayo cometa y el test de micronúcleos (biomarcador de efecto) y polimorfismos del gen ALAD (biomarcador de susceptibilidad) en 59 individuos expuestos ambientalmente a ...

  1. 原子层沉积技术合成氧化铝薄膜包覆二硝酰胺铵%Alumina Thin Film Coated Ammonium Dinitramide Fabricated by Atomic Layer Deposition

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    龚婷; 秦利军; 严蕊; 胡岚; 姬月萍; 冯昊

    2014-01-01

    通过原子层沉积(ALD)技术以三甲基铝和水作为前驱体在二硝酰胺铵(ADN)表面沉积氧化铝包覆膜。分别采用扫描电子显微镜(SEM), X射线光电子能谱(XPS)对包覆后ADN的表面形貌、化学成分进行了分析,通过蒸汽吸附分析仪(VSA)对包覆氧化铝薄膜的ADN样品进行了吸湿性测试,并且对ADN表面氧化铝薄膜生成机理进行了探讨。结果表明:ALD氧化铝薄膜对ADN表面形成了完整的包覆,薄膜厚度最高可达数百纳米。包覆有ALD氧化铝薄膜的ADN样品暴露在潮湿空气中48 h形貌不发生明显变化。在25℃,湿度70%的环境条件下, VSA测得包覆200和400周期氧化铝薄膜的ADN吸湿率分别为40.99%和40.75%。以上研究结果表明,尽管ALD氧化铝对ADN表面实现了完整包覆并在潮湿空气中维持了样品形貌,被包覆的ADN样品吸湿性尚未获得明显改善。%To deposit alumina thin films on ammonium dinitramide (ADN) by atomic layer deposition (ALD), trimethylaluminum and water were used as the precursors. The surface morphology and chemical compositions of the ALD alumina coated ADN were characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and X-ray photoelectron spec-troscope (XPS). The hygroscopic property of the ALD alumina coated ADN was studied by a vapor adsorption ana-lyzer (VSA). The possible mechanism of ALD alumina film growth on the surface of ADN was discussed. The charac-terization results indicate that the ALD alumina film completely covers the surface of ADN. The thickness of the alu-mina film can reach hundreds of nanometers. After 48 h of air exposure, the shapes and topologies of the alumina coated ADN particles are maintained. The hygroscopicity of the ADN samples coated by 200 and 400 cycles of ALD alumina are 40.99%and 40.75%, respectively. Although the ALD alumina coating completely covers the surface of ADN and successfully maintains the shapes and topologies of ADN particles in a wet environment

  2. Proteomic analysis of HIV-T cell interaction: an update.

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    Dave eSpeijer

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available This mini-review summarizes techniques applied in, and results obtained with, proteomic studies of HIV-1 T cell interaction. Our group previously reported on the use of two-dimensional differential gel electrophoresis (2D-DIGE coupled to MALDI-TOF peptide mass fingerprint analysis, to study T cell responses upon HIV-1 infection. Only one in three differentially expressed proteins could be identified using this experimental setup. Here we report on our latest efforts to test models generated by this data set and extend its analysis by using novel bioinformatic algorithms. The 2D-DIGE results are compared with other studies including a pilot study using one-dimensional peptide separation coupled to MSE, a novel mass spectrometric approach. It can be concluded that although the latter method detects fewer proteins, it is much faster and less labor intensive. Last but not least, recent developments and remaining challenges in the field of proteomic studies of HIV-1 infection and proteomics in general are discussed.

  3. Caracterización genética molecular de materiales procesados de Stevia rebaudiana utilizando la técnica de microsatélites

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    Giovanni Garro-Monge

    2014-09-01

    En este estudio se analizó la amplificación de los ISSR S3, S4, S5, S10, S11, S12 y S15 a partir de muestras de ADN de S. rebaudiana, provenientes de plantas cultivadas en invernadero. Las muestras de ADN se obtuvieron mediante tres diferentes protocolos de extracción a partir de material seco y fresco de la planta. De acuerdo con los resultados obtenidos, los ISSR S3, S4, S5 y S11 representan una buena opción para la detección de polimorfismos en esta especie, y por tanto para la identificación molecular de la especie. Se debe comprobar si los ISSR S10, S12 y S15 son capaces de amplificar segmentos de ADN de Stevia, ya que bajo las condiciones de trabajo de esta investigación no se logró la amplificación de ADN con estos imprimadores. Se considera que los ISSR son marcadores universales y se podría identificar individualmente cada cultivar de Stevia que vaya a destinarse a la producción comercial de esteviósidos, pero es necesario repetir los protocolos descritos con diferentes variedades e incluso se puede trabajar con diferentes especies del género Stevia, para obtener una caracterización general.

  4. Utilization of stable isotopes for studying biological macromolecules by high-resolution NMR; Utilisation des isotopes stables pour l`etude de macromolecules biologiques par R.M.N. a haute resolution

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    Jamin, N.; Gilles, N.; Lirsac, P.N.; Menez, A.; Toma, F. [CEA Centre d`Etudes de Saclay, 91 - Gif-sur-Yvette (France). Direction des Sciences du Vivant; Bostadt, A.; Gabrielsen, O.S. [Oslo Univ. (Norway)

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    Stable isotope labelling applications for nuclear magnetic resonance study of proteins are reviewed and several examples of utilization of these techniques are given. Resolution limitations for very large protein are discussed. Examples are also given for labelling other biomolecules such as ARN and ADN with {sup 2}H, {sup 15}N and {sup 13}C (3D structure of proteins). 2 figs., 39 refs.

  5. Examining Harasim's Online Collaborative Learning Theory for Nursing Education

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    Breen, Henny

    2013-01-01

    Online nursing education has been evolving at a rapid pace as it is recognized as offering the flexibility needed for practicing associate degree (ADN) and diploma prepared Registered Nurses to return to school to earn their BSN. At the same time, there is a paradigm shift in how nursing education is delivered. The focus has shifted from content…

  6. Tip loss correction for actuator / Navier Stokes computations

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    Shen, Wen Zhong; Sørensen, Jens Nørkær; Mikkelsen, Robert Flemming

    2004-01-01

    The new tip loss correction, initially developed for ID BEM computations [1], is now extended to 2D Actuator Disc / Navier-Stokes (AD/NS) computations and 3D Actuator Line / Navier-Stokes (AL/NS) computations. As shown in the paper, the tip loss correction is an important and necessary step...

  7. Ketogenesis in rat-liver mitochondria: Stimulation by palmityl-coenzyme A

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    Vaartjes, W.J.; Lopes-Cardozo, M.; Bergh, S.G. van den

    1972-01-01

    It is well-known that the movement of adenine nucleotides (AdN) across the inner mitochondrial membrane is markedly decreased both by unsaturated and by saturated long-chain fatty acids. A similar effect is displayed by palmityl-CoA as demonstrated recently with isolated mitochondria of rat heart an

  8. ADNK-6013有线激光游戏鼠标套件

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    2005-01-01

    ADNK-6013光学鼠标设计套件采用安捷伦ADNS-6010高性能激光浏览传感器和Cypress CY7C63743-PXCUSB微控制器。可满足厂商开发业内最高性能激光游戏鼠标的需求,加速产品上市的解决方案。ADNS-6010具有2000epi的最高分辨率、45ips的最大速度和7080fps的帧速率。它与ADNS-6120光学镜片、ADNS-6230固定夹和ADNV-6330激光二极管相结合,形成了一套完整的激光鼠标跟踪系统。CY7C63743-PXC微控制器和安捷伦ADNS-6010传感器之间的通信通过集成式串行外设接口完成。Cypress的EPROM微控制器可轻松地实现硬件的更改。

  9. Diversification at Financial Institutions and Systemic Crises

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    Wagner, W.B.

    2006-01-01

    We show that the diversification of risks at financial institutions has unwelcome effects by increasing the likelihood of systems crises.As a result, complete diversification is not warranted adn the optimal degree of diversification is arbitrarily low.We also identify externalities that cause finan

  10. A Vibration Offset Collection Equipment Based on the Sensor Technology of Photoelectric Mouse*%一种基于光电鼠标传感技术的振动偏移量采集设备

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    孙宁; 陈进; 林立新

    2011-01-01

    阐述了基于CY7C68013和ADNS-3080的两自由度振动偏移量实时采集设备的设计与实现.详细分析了采用ADNS-3080完成图像采集、分析,并得出最终有效数据△x和△y值的方法;采用CY7C68013进行数据处理并通过SPI总线和USB总线进行数据传输的过程;以及上位机的数据存储、分析、显示和网络传输的软件设计.%The paper described the design and implementation of the real-time collection equipment for 2-D of vibration offset based on the CY7C68013 and the ADNS-3080. It analysed the method for image acquisition, analysis, and reached the final valid data of values △χ and △y by ADNS-3080, and the course of data processing by CY7C68013 and the data transfer by SPI bus and USB bus and completed the software design of data storage, analysis, display and network transmission in host computer.

  11. 主动配电网背景下无功电压控制方法研究综述%Research Overview on Reactive Power Voltage Control Method Under Background of Active Distribution Network

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    倪鹏; 孙富荣

    2016-01-01

    介绍了主动配电网(ADN)背景下分布式电源(DG)接入对配电网电压分布和电压稳定性影响,从电网结构优化调压措施、电网设备的调压措施、电力系统无功优化调度调压措施等方面阐述了ADN无功电压控制方法。基于当前研究现状,总结了现有关于ADN无功电压控制研究存在的不足,并指出了在未来亟待解决的几个问题。%Introduction was made to the impacts of distributed generation (DG) access under background of active distribution network (ADN) on the voltage distribution of DG and voltage stability. This paper expounded on the ADN reactive power voltage control method from the aspects of pressure regulating measures of power network structure optimization, power network equipment, optimal reactive power dispatch of power system and so on. Based on the current research status, this paper summarized the shortcomings existing in the research on ADN reactive power voltage control and pointed out several problems which are much-needed to solve in the future.

  12. Circulating S100B and Adiponectin in Children Who Underwent Open Heart Surgery and Cardiopulmonary Bypass

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    Alessandro Varrica

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Background. S100B protein, previously proposed as a consolidated marker of brain damage in congenital heart disease (CHD newborns who underwent cardiac surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB, has been progressively abandoned due to S100B CNS extra-source such as adipose tissue. The present study investigated CHD newborns, if adipose tissue contributes significantly to S100B serum levels. Methods. We conducted a prospective study in 26 CHD infants, without preexisting neurological disorders, who underwent cardiac surgery and CPB in whom blood samples for S100B and adiponectin (ADN measurement were drawn at five perioperative time-points. Results. S100B showed a significant increase from hospital admission up to 24 h after procedure reaching its maximum peak (P0.05 have been found all along perioperative monitoring. ADN/S100B ratio pattern was identical to S100B alone with the higher peak at the end of CPB and remained higher up to 24 h from surgery. Conclusions. The present study provides evidence that, in CHD infants, S100B protein is not affected by an extra-source adipose tissue release as suggested by no changes in circulating ADN concentrations.

  13. Laser Mouse Circuit Design Based on MEG16%基于MEG16的激光鼠标电路设计

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    刘孝赵; 吴振磊; 张锟

    2012-01-01

    提出一种以AVR单片机ATmegal6为核心、以nRF2401和ADNS-7050芯片为控制对象的无线激光鼠标设计.介绍了nRF2401和ADNS-7050的主要特性,设计了电压转换电路,解决了硬件电路设计问题.实验结果表明,该设计模块在运行过程中,性能可靠,工作稳定.%This paper points out a kind of wireless laser mouse design whose core is AVR monolithic ATmegal6 and whose control object is ADNS-7050 chip, describes the main characteristics of nRF2401 and ADNS-7050, designs a voltage conversion circuit which resolves the issue of hardware circuit design. Experimental results show that the design module is reliable and stable in running process.

  14. 10 años de la secuenciación del genoma humano: encuentro entre el imaginario y la realidad

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    María Teresa Reguero Reza

    2013-01-01

    Lejano parece en año de 1953 cuando se publica en Nature un artículo sobre la estructura helicoidal de ADN, propuesta por dos investigadores, el británico Francis Crick y el estadounidense James Watson, lo que constituyó la piedra angular de los procesos de secuenciación.

  15. Competency of Graduate Nurses as Perceived by Nurse Preceptors and Nurse Managers

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    Wise, Vanessa

    2013-01-01

    As newly graduated associate degree nurses (ADN) and baccalaureate degree nurses (BSN) enter into the workforce, they must be equipped to care for a complex patient population; therefore, the purpose of this study was to address the practice expectations and clinical competency of new nurses as perceived by nurse preceptors and nurse managers.…

  16. 新兴的短距离无线通信技术——蓝牙技术%A New Short-Distance Radio Communication Technique-Bluetooth

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    王胜友; 陈咏恩

    2001-01-01

    论述了蓝牙系统的工作原理、组成及关键技术,并对牙牙技术的发展前景进行了展望。%This paper dissusses the wording principle ,composition and key technique of bluetooh system ,adn loods into the prospect of the development of bluetooth technique.

  17. R. Louise Mcmanus and Mildred Montag Create the Associate Degree Model for the Education of Nurses: The Right Leaders, the Right Time, the Right Place: 1947 to 1959

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    McAllister, Annemarie

    2012-01-01

    The development of the Associate Degree model for the education of nurses (ADN) in the United States is a significant milestone for the nursing profession. The purpose of this historical study was to examine how nurse leaders developed the model in the 1950s and to explore the contextual factors that fueled the growth of the model. Emphasis was…

  18. R. Louise McManus and Mildred Montag Create the Associate Degree Model for the Education of Nurses: The Right Leaders, the Right Time, the Right Place--1947 to 1959

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    McAllister, Annemarie

    2012-01-01

    The development of the Associate Degree model for the education of nurses (ADN) in the United States is a significant milestone for the nursing profession. The purpose of this historical study was to examine how nurse leaders developed the model in the 1950s and to explore the contextual factors that fueled the growth of the model. Emphasis was…

  19. Sonochemically induced decomposition of energetic materials in aqueous media.

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    Qadir, Lala R; Osburn-Atkinson, Elizabeth J; Swider-Lyons, Karen E; Cepak, Veronica M; Rolison, Debra R

    2003-03-01

    This study demonstrates that ultrasound rapidly degrades the energetic compounds RDX (cyclo-1,3,5-trinitramine-2,4,6-trimethylene) and ADN (ammonium dinitramide) in aqueous microheterogeneous media. The conditions for effective degradation of these nitramines, as monitored by UV absorption spectroscopy, were determined by varying sonication time, the heterogeneous phase and its suspension density, and the concentration of NaOH. In the presence of 5 mg/ml of aluminum powder and at pH approximately 12 (10 mM NaOH), 74% of the RDX and 86% of the ammonium dinitramide (ADN) in near-saturated solutions decompose within the first 20 min of sonication (20 kHz; 50 W; < or =5 degrees C). Sonication without Al powder and base yields minimal degradation of either RDX and ADN (approximately 5-10%) or the nitrite/nitrate ions that are expected byproducts during RDX and ADN degradation. Sonication at high pH in the presence of dispersed aluminosilicate zeolite, alumina, or titanium dioxide also yields minimal degradation. Preliminary electrochemical studies and product analyses indicate that in situ ultrasonic generation of metallic aluminum and/or aluminum hydride drives reductive denitration of the nitramines. Sonochemical treatment in the presence of a reductant offers an effective and rapid waste remediation option for energetic waste compounds. PMID:12531718

  20. Predicting Success for Nontraditional Students in an Afternoon and Evening/Weekend Associate Degree in Nursing Program

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    Ledesma, Hernani Luison, Jr.

    2012-01-01

    Mount St. Mary's College has offered a nontraditional Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program since 1992. The program has an afternoon and evening/weekend format. There has been one previous research study published in 2005 that described the student population that Mount St. Mary's College serves. This present study will examine the…

  1. 10 años de la secuenciación del genoma humano: Encuentro entre el imaginario y la realidad

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    María Teresa Reguero Reza

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Lejano parece en año de 1953 cuando se publica en Nature un artículo sobre la estructura helicoidal de ADN, propuesta por dos investigadores, el británico Francis Crick y el estadounidense James Watson, lo que constituyó la piedra angular de los procesos de secuenciación.

  2. Coping and Its Relation to Retention among Male Minority Nursing Students in an Associate Degree Nursing Program in a South Texas Community College: An Explanatory Sequential Mixed Methods Inquiry

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    Diggs, Gwendolyn Smith

    2013-01-01

    In Texas, there is an increase in the enrollment of men of various ethnicities in nursing schools, especially Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. As these men strive to complete the nursing education, they face many concerns that center on barriers that are encountered in what is still a predominately Caucasian and female environment. In…

  3. Nursing Student Retention in Associate Degree Nursing Programs Utilizing a Retention Specialist

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    Schrum, Ronna A.

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to examine specific variables associated with nursing student retention in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Programs. Jeffreys (2004) Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success (NURS) conceptual model provided the framework for this descriptive correlational study. One hundred sixty eight pre-licensure associate degree…

  4. A thymidineless Escherichia coli strain useful for in vivo DNA labeling

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    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Los métodos de detección no radiactivos eliminan las desventajas que representa el uso de la radioactividad en el diagnóstico médico. Tanto el ADN plasmídico como el cromosomal han sido marcados in vivo con el empleo de la 5-fluordesoxiuridina (FdUrd como inhibidor de la timidilato sintasa (mé- todo FdUrd. Con el objetivo de evitar el empleo de FdUrd fue obtenida una cepa de Escherichia coli auxótrofa para la timidina (thy-. Dicha cepa fue utilizada para el marcaje in vivo con BrdUrd de ADN plasmídico (método thy-. La cepa de E. coli, DH5a fue mutagenizada con N-metil-N'-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidina. Se seleccionó una colonia mediante crecimiento selectivo en medio mínimo y medio mínimo con suplemento de timidina (0,6 g/L. La cepa mostró un índice de reversión menor que 3,93 · 10-8 en medio mínimo con suplemento. Se realizó un estudio comparativo in vivo de estos sistemas de marcaje. La detección del ADN simple y doble cadena marcado con BrdUrd se llevó a cabo inmunoenzimáticamente. El valor límite de detección fue de 1 ng para el ADN simple cadena marcado por el método thy- y de 5 ng para el marcado por el método FdUrd. El valor de detección límite está relacionado con la cantidad de ADN, simple o doble cadena, disponible para la detección por anticuerpo anti-5- BrdUrd. La sensibilidad del sistema es comparable a la de otros sistemas no radioactivos de marcaje de ADN. Estos resultados demuestran la capacidad de la cepa thy- para el marcaje in vivo de ADN como un sistema capaz de producir grandes cantidades de sonda marcada.

  5. Red organic light-emitting diodes based on wide band gap emitting material as the host utilizing two-step energy transfer

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    We demonstrated efficient red organic light-emitting diodes based on a host emitting system of 9,10-di(2-naphthyl)anthracene (ADN) co-doped with 4-(dicyano-methylene)-2-t-butyle-6- (1,1,7,7-tetramethyl-julolidyl-9-enyl)-4H-pyran (DCJTB) as a red dopant and 2,3,6,7- tetrahydro-1,1,7,7-tetramethyl-1H,5H,1 1H-10(2-benzothiazolyl)-quinolizine-[9,9a,1gh] coumarin (C545T) as an assistant dopant. The typical device structure was glass substrate/ITO/4,4',4''-tris(N-3-methylphenyl-N-phenylamino) triphenylamine(m-MTDATA)/N,N'-bis-(naphthalene-1-yl)-N,N'-diphenylbenzidine (NPB)/[ADN: DCJTB: C545T/Alq3/LiF/Al]. It was found that C545T dopant did not emit by itself but did assist the energy transfer from the host (ADN) to the red emitting dopant. The red OLEDs realized by this approach not only enhanced the emission color, but also significantly improved the EL efficiency. The EL efficiency reached 3.5 cd A−1 at a current density of 20 mA cm−2, which is enhanced by three times compared with devices where the emissive layer is composed of the DCJTB doped ADN. The saturated red emission was obtained with CIE coordinates (x = 0.618, y = 0.373) at 621 nm, and the device driving voltage is decreased as much as 38%. We attribute these improvements to the assistant dopant (C545T), which leads to the more efficient energy transfer from ADN to DCJTB. These results indicate that the co-doped system is a promising method for obtaining high-efficiency red OLEDs

  6. Spatial and temporal controls on Alnus-derived nutrients and stream stoichiometry: Implications for aquatic ecosystem productivity

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    Devotta, D.; Fraterrigo, J.; Walsh, P.; Hu, F.

    2015-12-01

    Predicting how nutrient fluxes that cross ecosystem boundaries will respond to future climate change is one of the greatest challenges for ecology in the 21st century. In southwestern (SW) Alaska, Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) and nitrogen (N)-fixation by alder (Alnus spp.) provide key nutrient subsidies to freshwater systems. The importance of alder-derived nutrients (ADN) to aquatic systems will increase as alder cover expands under climate warming and salmon harvesting reduces marine-derived nutrients. We investigate broad-scale spatial and temporal drivers of ADN and stream N:P in 26 streams in SW Alaska. Alder cover and watershed features were measured using satellite images and topographic maps in ArcGIS. Stream water samples were collected in each spring and summer from 2010-2013 and analyzed for dissolved N and total phosphorus (TP). We obtained annual growing season length (AGSL) and sum of growing degree days (GDD) data from weather stations. Elevation was inversely related to alder cover, stream N, and N:P (ρ=-0.802, -0.65, and -0.71 resp., pADN export. Higher P was associated with lower temperatures, possibly reflecting reduced P demand under low rates of metabolic activity. Structural equation modeling revealed significant causal relationships among elevation, alder cover, and stream N:P across multiple years (r2=0.94, X2=742.8, df=9, pADN fluxes and stream N:P than temporal variation in growing season conditions. Therefore, the aquatic productivity of streams at low elevations that receive large amounts of ADN will be most resilient to climate change.

  7. Molecular dynamics studies of melting and liquid properties of ammonium dinitramide

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    Velardez, Gustavo F.; Alavi, Saman; Thompson, Donald L.

    2003-10-01

    The melting point and some liquid properties of ammonium dinitramide (ADN), NH4N(NO2)2, have been calculated using molecular dynamics calculations at various temperatures and pressures. The intramolecular potential for ADN was obtained from the AMBER 7 program and the intermolecular potential from Sorescu and Thompson [J. Phys. Chem. B 103, 6714 (1999)]. The simulations were performed for 3×2×4, 5×4×6, and 6×4×8 supercells of ADN. The 3×2×4 supercell was found to be adequate for predicting the melting point; however, the larger simulation cells were required to obtain converged results for the liquid properties. This model accurately predicts the temperature of the solid-to-liquid transition in ADN. The melting point of crystalline ADN has been determined by calculating the temperature dependence of the density, enthalpy, and radial distribution functions. The temperature dependence of the diffusion coefficient, calculated using equilibrium time-correlation functions, shows a discontinuity at the melting temperature and can also be used to determine the melting point. The value of the normal melting temperature of the perfect crystal calculated from the change in density is in the range 474-476 K, compared to the experimentally determined range 365-368 K. The difference is attributed to superheating of the perfect crystal. The superheating effect is eliminated by introducing voids in the crystal structure. Calculations of the temperature dependence of the density of a supercell with eight or more voids predict a melting temperature in the range 366-368 K, which is in excellent agreement with the experimental value. Melting temperatures have been calculated for pressures up to 0.8 GPa, which is the highest experimental pressure for ADN reported by Russell et al. [J. Phys. Chem. B 100, 3248 (1996)]. The computed dependence of the melting temperature on pressure is in excellent agreement with experiment. The temperature dependence of the diffusion and

  8. EPIDEMIOLOGÍA MOLECULAR DE BARTONELLA HENSELAE EN GATOS CALLEJEROS Y DE ALBERGUE EN ZARAGOZA, ESPAÑA

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    Manuel Alamán Valtierra

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Bartonella henselae produce la enfermedad del araña- zo del gato en las personas y se considera infradiagnosticada. El objetivo fue detectar y cuantificar la carga de ácido desoxiribonucleico (ADN de B. henselae en muestras de sangre y orales de gatos callejeros y de albergue de Zaragoza, España y analizar su relación con factores epidemiológicos y clínicos. Métodos: Se estudiaron 47 gatos. El ADN de B. henselae ,se detectó mediante reacción en cadena de la polimerasa en tiempo real (qPCR en sangre y muestras orales. Se usó el paquete estadístico SPSS para analizar la positividad de las muestras pareadas y su relación con factores epidemioló- gicos (edad, sexo, origen, mes de muestreo, presencia de pulgas/garrapatas y clínicos (estado de salud y presencia de lesiones orales. Se realizó un análisis de regresión logística para conocer la asociación entre la presencia en sangre y cavidad oral y el resto de las variables. Resultados: el 23,40% de las muestras de sangre y el 27,65% de las orales portaba el ADN de B. henselae . Se observó débil correlación de la positividad de las muestras pareadas (kappa= 0,33; p 0,05 entre la presencia de ADN de B. henselae en las muestras y los factores epidemiológicos y clínicos. Los gatos con lesiones orales portaban una carga más elevada de ADN (3,12/1x10 6 células en la boca que los que no tenían lesiones (2,58 /1por10 6 células, (p=0,032. Conclusiones: La detección de ADN de B. henselae en sangre no pare- ce estar relacionada con su presencia en cavidad oral y viceversa. Los gatos positivos con lesiones orales pueden significar mayor riesgo de infección por B. henselae para las personas que los manejan.

  9. A Wolf Pack Algorithm for Active and Reactive Power Coordinated Optimization in Active Distribution Network

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    Zhuang, H. M.; Jiang, X. J.

    2016-08-01

    This paper presents an active and reactive power dynamic optimization model for active distribution network (ADN), whose control variables include the output of distributed generations (DGs), charge or discharge power of energy storage system (ESS) and reactive power from capacitor banks. To solve the high-dimension nonlinear optimization model, a new heuristic swarm intelligent method, namely wolf pack algorithm (WPA) with better global convergence and computational robustness, is adapted so that the network loss minimization can be achieved. In this paper, the IEEE33-bus system is used to show the effectiveness of WPA technique compared with other techniques. Numerical tests on the modified IEEE 33-bus system show that WPA for active and reactive multi-period optimization of ADN is exact and effective.

  10. What role for genomics in fisheries management and aquaculture?

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    Wenne, Roman; Boudry, Pierre; Hemmer-Hansen, Jakob; Lubieniecki, Krzysztof P; Was, Anna; Kause, Antti

    2007-01-01

    Le développement et l'application de la génomique ont été facilités dans un certain nombre de domaines par la disponibilité de nouveaux outils et de nouvelles méthodes, tels que le séquençage d'ADN à haut débit et les puces à ADN ("microarrays"). Les outils de la génomique sont déjà développés sur les espèces de poissons et d'invertébrés d'importance commerciale. Des milliers d'étiquettes, marqueurs de séquence exprimée (EST) sont désormais disponibles pour quelques unes de ces espèces et le ...

  11. Acción de la 5'azacitidina en cromosomas de células linfocitarias de bovinos

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    Silvia Llambí; Betina Coppola; Rosa Gagliardi; Teresa Tejedor; María V Arruga

    2008-01-01

    La azacitidina (5–azaC) es una sustancia que actúa inhibiendo la metilación del ADN, es utilizada en experiencias de clonación, transgénesis por transferencia nuclear y estudios de fragilidad cromosómica. Se ha observado la manifestación de diversas patologías en animales domésticos nacidos de experiencias de clonación. Ellas estarían asociadas a una inexacta reprogramación nuclear relacionada con fenómenos epigenéticos de metilación del ADN. En el presente trabajo se realizó una curva de ind...

  12. Implementación de un sistema de trazabilidad para la cadena de producción porcina basado en crotales electrónicos y marcadores moleculares

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    Grassi Ledo, Paula

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    Un total de 1,540 porcs creuats d'origen i condicions de producció similars (deslletats a 28 d, sacrificats a 100 kg) van ser utilitzats en tres experiments per avaluar la implementació d'un sistema de traçabilitat mitjançant l'ús de l’identificació electrònica (e-ID) i de marcadors mol·leculars (ADN). Els porcs van ser identificats amb 3 tipus de cròtals electrònics i posteriorment auditats mitjançant anàlisis d'ADN. En l'Exp. 1, els garrins (n = 1,033) van ser e-ID al naixeme...

  13. Implementación de un sistema de trazabilidad para la cadena de producción porcina basado en crotales electrónicos y marcadores moleculares Implementing a traceability system for the pig chain based on electronic ear tags and molecular markers = Implementació d'un sistema de traçabilitat per a la cadena de producció porcina basat en crotals electrònics i marcadors mol·leculars /

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    Grassi Ledo, Paula

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    Un total de 1,540 porcs creuats d'origen i condicions de producció similars (deslletats a 28 d, sacrificats a 100 kg) van ser utilitzats en tres experiments per avaluar la implementació d'un sistema de traçabilitat mitjançant l'ús de l'identificació electrònica (e-ID) i de marcadors mol·leculars (ADN). Els porcs van ser identificats amb 3 tipus de cròtals electrònics i posteriorment auditats mitjançant anàlisis d'ADN. En l'Exp. 1, els garrins (n = 1,033) van ser e-ID al naixement amb cròtals ...

  14. Gene therapy: development of a new nanocarrier system for mitochondrial gene therapy

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    Santos, João Miguel Almeida

    2013-01-01

    As mitocôndrias são organelos únicos pois possuem o seu próprio genoma, o ADN mitocondrial (ADNmt). Apesar de bastante pequeno quando comparado com o ADN nuclear (ADNn), mutações ao nível do ADNmt são bastante frequentes devido à falta de mecanismos de protecção e de reparação. Como consequência, citopatias e doenças associadas à mitocôndria são bastante frequentes afectando essencialmente órgãos e tecidos onde existe muito dispêndio de energia como é o caso dos músculos e do cérbero. Logo, o...

  15. Breve historia de la bioinformática

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    María Liliana Franco; Juan Fernando Cediel; César Payán

    2008-01-01

    La bioinformática es el resultado de la unión indisoluble entre las tecnologías informáticas y las ciencias biológicas. Fue concebida en principio para resolver interrogantes como los siguientes: ¿cómo almacenar y organizar secuencias de ADN? ¿Cómo hallar intrones y exones en secuencias de ADN genómico? ¿Cuáles son las condiciones necesarias para la transcripción de un determinado gen? ¿Cómo conocer más acerca de la estructura de una proteína? ¿Cómo comparar secuencias de proteínas o predecir...

  16. Contribution au développement de nouveaux vecteurs inductibles par la tétracycline et basés sur le parvovirus adéno-associé (AAV)

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    Chtarto, Abdelwahed

    2005-01-01

    Le parvovirus adéno-associé (AAV) possède un génome à ADN linéaire simple brin de 4,7kb encadré par deux séquences palindromiques inversées et identiques de 145 nucléotides appelées ITRs, requises en cis pour la réplication et l’encapsidation de l’ADN viral. Dans un AAV recombinant (rAAV), la totalité de la partie codante du génome viral est remplacée par une cassette d’expression et seuls les ITRs sont conservés. Le rAAV constitue un outil de choix pour le transfert de gènes dans diverses...

  17. 光电鼠标芯片组在无接触检测运动物体中的应用

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    林邓伟; 邢文生

    2006-01-01

    安捷伦公司的ADNS-2051芯片广泛应用在光电鼠标中,是一种高性能的运动检测器件。本文介绍了一种基于ADNS-2051芯片组、单片机等器件组成的系统,能够在无接触条件下检测运动物体的方向和速度,具有灵敏度高、抗干扰性强等特点。文章重点介绍系统的硬件与软件设计。

  18. HTPB/ADN推进剂反应气孔产生机理研究%Reaction Mechanism of Forming Pore in HTPB/AND Propellants

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    胥会祥; 庞维强; 李勇宏; 张楠楠; 王晓红

    2009-01-01

    为揭示HTPB/ADN/AP/Al推进剂产生气孔的原因,制备了一系列含ADN和TEA、T-313、MAPO、HX-752等键合剂的推进剂样品,试验确定与ADN反应产生气孔的组分,并通过DSC/TG-IR/MS联用仪分析了产生气孔的反应机理.结果表明,含固化剂TDI、IPDI和醇胺类键合剂TEA、T-313的推进剂样品不产生气孔,而含氮丙啶类键合剂MAPO、HX-752的样品固化后均出现气孔.DSC法证实MAPO与ADN产生强烈的作用,使ADN的主要放热分解峰温度降低99.7 ℃.在50 ℃,MAPO与ADN混合物(质量比1:1)加热2 h的过程形成了气体产物: N_2O、NO_2,并通过质谱检测到其存在.分析认为,推进剂中氮丙啶类键合剂促使了ADN的分解,形成反应气孔.%In order to reveal the reasons of forming pore in hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene/ammonium dinitramide/ammonium perchlorate/aluminium ( HTPB/ADN/AP/Al ) composite propellants, a series of propellant samples containing ADN and triethanolamine ( TEA ) , triethanolamine trifluoroboron complex ( T-313), tris ( 2-methylaziridinyl) phosphine oxide ( MAPO ) , isoph-thaloyl-bis-(2-methylaziridine) (HX-752) were prepared,and the components of reacting with ADN and forming pore were confirmed, and the reaction mechanism was analyzed by DSC/TG-IR/MS. Results show that there are no pores in the propellant samples containing curing agents such as toluene diisocyanate(TDI) ,isophrone diisocyanate(IPDI) and ethanolamine bonding agents such as TEA, T-313 respectively, but the pores are formed in the samples containing aziridine bonding agents MAPO and HX-752. It is proved by DSC that there is a strong interaction between ADN and MAPO,which decreases the temperature of the main decomposition peak of ADN by about 99.7 ℃ . When the mixture of ADN and MAPO ( mass ratio 1:1) was heated continuously at 50 ℃ for 2 h ,the gasous products N_2O and NO_2 are farmed and detected by mass spectrum. It is considered that the aziridine bonding agents can accelerate

  19. Transposón Hsmar2 y su uso en la generación de vectores útiles en terapia génica somática

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    Alba Fernández, Raúl; Bosch i Merino, Assumpció; Chillón Rodríguez, Miguel; Danos, Olivier; Gil Guiñon, Estel

    2008-01-01

    Transposón Hsmar2 y su uso en la generación de vectores útiles en terapia génica somática. La invención se refiere a la generación del primer transposón activo humano de ADN, el transposón Hsmar2, así como al análisis de su actividad en células de mamífero y en particular en células humanas. Concretamente, la invención se refiere a la caracterización funcional de Hsmar2 y a su capacidad de transponer fragmentos de ADN que se encuentran flanqueados por las secuencias TR de Hsmar2 de un genoma ...

  20. Improved efficiency in organic light-emitting devices with tris-(8-hydroxyquinoline) aluminium doped 9,10-di(2-naphthyl) anthracene emission layer

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    Organic light-emitting devices with tris-(8-hydroxyquinoline) aluminium (Alq3) doped 9,10-di(2-naphthyl) anthracene (ADN) as the emission layer (EML) have been fabricated. These devices exhibit efficient electroluminescence (EL) originated from the Alq3 as the mass ratio of Alq3 to ADN was varied from 1 to 50%. The devices with an optimal Alq3 mass ratio of 10 wt% showed a peak EL efficiency and an external quantum efficiency of 9.1 cd A-1 and 2.7% at a luminance of 1371 cd m-2, which is improved by a factor of 2.2 compared with 4.1 cd A-1 and 1.2% at a luminance of 3267 cd m-2 for conventional devices with the neat Alq3 as the EML.

  1. La flexibilitat en els àcids nucleics: Un estudi de dinàmica molecular

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    Noy Freixa, Agnès

    2008-01-01

    [cat] L'estat de l'art de les simulacions de dinàmica molecular és utilitzat per estudiar l'estructura, dinàmica, propietats d'interacció molecular i flexibilitat dels dúplexs d'ADN i ARN en solució acuosa. Les nostres simulacions suggereixen que el concepte de flexibilitat, rigidesa i deformabilitat són molt més complexes del que habitualment es creu, i que per tant no és sempre veritat que l'ADN sigui més flexible que l'ARN. La dinàmica molecular és a més utilitzada per investigar les prop...

  2. Flexibilitat en els àcids nucleics: Un estudi de dinàmica molecular, La

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    Noy Freixa, Agnès

    2008-01-01

    L'estat de l'art de les simulacions de dinàmica molecular és utilitzat per estudiar l'estructura, dinàmica, propietats d'interacció molecular i flexibilitat dels dúplexs d'ADN i ARN en solució acuosa. Les nostres simulacions suggereixen que el concepte de flexibilitat, rigidesa i deformabilitat són molt més complexes del que habitualment es creu, i que per tant no és sempre veritat que l'ADN sigui més flexible que l'ARN.La dinàmica molecular és a més utilitzada per investigar les propietats d...

  3. 光电鼠标芯片组在无接触检测运动物体中的应用%The Application of Optical Mouse Sensor in the Moving Objects of Untouched Detecting

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    林邓伟; 邢文生

    2006-01-01

    安捷伦公司的ADNS-2051芯片广泛应用在光电鼠标中,是一种高性能的运动检测器件.本文介绍了一种基于ADNS-2051芯片组、单片机等器件组成的系统,能够在无接触条件下检测运动物体的方向和速度,具有灵敏度高、抗干扰性强等特点.文章重点介绍系统的硬件与软件设计.

  4. Cooperative Agreement with DOE/OIT on Energy Efficiency and Best Practices - Final Report

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    Rogers, Joseph E.

    2009-03-18

    This Cooperative Agreement was focuse on the development and dissemination of technologies, best-practices, energy-efficiency assessment programs, etc., that could support industry's drive to become more competitive in a rapidly chaning and highly competitive global marketplace. The Agreement covered a rane of collaborative activities between AIChE and DOE/ITP's various Industries of the Future ("IOF") Teams such as: 1. Help with technology evaluation adn support by providing industry experts to: a) Review solicitation proposals b) Review technology portfolios as deeped appropriate by DOE/ITP c) Market IOF Best Practices through outreach and technical assistance at the plant-level adn via meetings with operations staff. 2) Help establish various programs with industry, academia and National Laboratories to develop tools, methodologies and benchmarks that entities served by IOF would find valuable in establishing goals for improving energy consumption in specific processes. 3) Support IOF with Technology Vision 2020 programs.

  5. Energetic Compounds for Future Space Applications

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    Davenas, A.; Jacob, G.; Longevialle, Y.; Pérut, C.

    2004-10-01

    The need for new rocket propellants to improve or replace those in use today has led during the past ten years to studies of various, ancient or relatively new, energetic ingredients. The most often mentioned compounds for solid propellants are ADN (ammonium dinitramide), the nitramines RDX and HMX, HNIW (hexanitro hexaaza isowurtzitane), HNF (hydrazinum nitroformate), GAP (glycidyl azide polymer), and high nitrogen compounds. ADN, HNF, HAN (hydroxylammonium nitrate) are mentioned as possible ingredients in liquid mono and bi propellants for the future. A review of the work being conducted in the development and testing of the candidate propellants as well as an analysis of the general constraints of the industrial use and handling of these propellants and of their basic ingredients allows for a first tentative selection of the most promising ingredients. The possible synthesis routes, main characteristics, production and cost perspectives of these compounds are summarized and discussed.

  6. Normalización de un sistema de reacción en cadena de la polimerasa en tiempo real para la cuantificación de papilomavirus humano de alto riesgo oncogénico

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    Yudira Soto

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo fue normalizar e implementar un sistema de reacción en cadena de la polimerasa en tiempo real, para determinar la carga viral de 7 genotipos de papilomavirus humano (PVH de alto riesgo oncogénico. Se evaluó la especificidad del sistema y se construyeron las curvas estándar para PVH 16 y 18, que se emplearon para la cuantificación de ADN viral en diferentes muestras de pacientes identificados como positivos a PVH, mediante reacción en cadena de la polimerasa (RCP cualitativa y secuenciación nucleotídica. Se obtuvieron dos curvas estándar para PVH 16 y 18, a partir del ADN genómico de las líneas celulares SiHa y HeLa, las que mostraron una buena correlación lineal ( r = -0,99 y valores bajos de error. El límite inferior de detección a partir del ADN de las líneas celulares fue de hasta 10 copias para ambos genotipos. No se obtuvo reacción cruzada entre los diferentes tipos de PVH ni con otros virus ADN. La reacción en cadena de la polimerasa en tiempo real (RCP-TR normalizada probó ser un sistema simple, rápido, específico y altamente sensible. Además, permitirá desarrollar investigaciones sobre la prevalencia de infección por PVH en Cuba, con vistas a la aplicación de las vacunas que se encuentran disponibles en el mercado internacional, así como la evaluación de otros candidatos vacunales diseñados en el futuro.

  7. Adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation using metal-organic frameworks.

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    Ahmed, Imteaz; Jhung, Sung Hwa

    2016-01-15

    With the increasing worldwide demand for energy, utilization of fossil fuels is increasing proportionally. Additionally, new and unconventional energy sources are also being utilized at an increasing rate day-by-day. These sources, along with some industrial processes, result in the exposal of several sulfur- and nitrogen-containing compounds (SCCs and NCCs, respectively) to the environment, and the exposure is one of the greatest environmental threats in the recent years. Although, several methods were established for the removal of these pollutants during the last few decades, recent advancements in adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation (ADS and ADN, respectively) with metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) make this the most promising and remarkable method. Therefore, many research groups are currently involved with ADS and ADN with MOFs, and the results are improving gradually by modifying the MOF adsorbents according to several specific adsorption mechanisms. In this review, ADS and ADN studies are thoroughly discussed for both liquid-phase and gas-phase adsorption. The MOF modification procedures, which are important for improved adsorption, are also described. To improve the knowledge among the scientific community, it is very important to understand the detailed chemistry and mechanism involved in a chemical process, which also creates the possibility and pathway for further developments in research and applications. Therefore, the mechanisms related to the adsorption procedures are also discussed in detail. From this review, it can be expected that the scientific community will obtain an understanding of the current state of ADS and ADN, their importance, and some encouragement and insight to take the research knowledge base to a higher level. PMID:26368800

  8. High flash point electrolyte for use in lithium-ion batteries

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    Highlights: → Substitution of linear carbonates in conventional electrolytes with adiponitrile allows the realization of high flash point electrolytes. → EC:ADN based electrolytes display a higher anodic stability than a conventional electrolyte based on EC:DEC. → Graphite and NCM electrodes used in combination with the EC:ADN based electrolyte display a performance comparable with that of conventional electrolytes. - Abstract: The high flash point solvent adiponitrile (ADN) was investigated as co-solvent with ethylene carbonate (EC) for use as lithium-ion battery electrolyte. The flash point of this solvent mixture was more than 110 deg. C higher than that of conventional electrolyte solutions involving volatile linear carbonate components, such as diethyl carbonate (DEC) or dimethyl carbonate (DMC). The electrolyte based on EC:ADN (1:1 wt) with lithium tetrafluoroborate (LiBF4) displayed a conductivity of 2.6 mS cm-1 and no aluminum corrosion. In addition, it showed higher anodic stability on a Pt electrode than the standard electrolyte 1 M lithium hexafluorophosphate (LiPF6) in EC:DEC (3:7 wt). Graphite/Li half cells using this electrolyte showed excellent rate capability up to 5C and good cycling stability (more than 98% capacity retention after 50 cycles at 1C). Additionally, the electrolyte was investigated in NCM/Li half cells. The cells were able to reach a capacity of 104 mAh g-1 at 5C and capacity retention of more than 97% after 50 cycles. These results show that an electrolyte with a considerably increased flash point with respect to common electrolyte systems comprising linear carbonates, could be realized without any negative effects on the electrochemical performance in Li-half cells.

  9. Trabectedine (ET-743/Yondelis) dans le traitement des sarcomes des tissus mous et du cancer de l'ovaire.

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    Gennigens, Christine; Jerusalem, Guy

    2011-01-01

    Soft tissue sarcomas account for 1% of all malignant tumours. Until a few years ago, doxorubicine and ifosfamide were the only active chemotherapy drugs in the metastatic setting. Recently, a new drug has proven its efficacy after failure of standard treatments: the trabectedin; its activity is based on interference with ADN repair mechanisms. Trabectedin has just been also validated and reimbursed in patients with ovarian cancer, in partially sensitive recurrence. In this paper, we will revi...

  10. High pressure structural, elastic and vibrational properties of green energetic oxidizer ammonium dinitramide

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    Yedukondalu, N.; Ghule, Vikas D.; Vaitheeswaran, G.

    2016-08-01

    Ammonium DiNitramide (ADN) is one of the most promising green energetic oxidizers for future rocket propellant formulations. In the present work, we report a detailed theoretical study on structural, elastic, and vibrational properties of the emerging oxidizer under hydrostatic compression using various dispersion correction methods to capture weak intermolecular (van der Waals and hydrogen bonding) interactions. The calculated ground state lattice parameters, axial compressibilities, and equation of state are in good accord with the available experimental results. Strength of intermolecular interactions has been correlated using the calculated compressibility curves and elastic moduli. Apart from this, we also observe discontinuities in the structural parameters and elastic constants as a function of pressure. Pictorial representation and quantification of intermolecular interactions are described by the 3D Hirshfeld surfaces and 2D finger print maps. In addition, the computed infra-red (IR) spectra at ambient pressure reveal that ADN is found to have more hygroscopic nature over Ammonium Perchlorate (AP) due to the presence of strong hydrogen bonding. Pressure dependent IR spectra show blue- and red-shift of bending and stretching frequencies which leads to weakening and strengthening of the hydrogen bonding below and above 5 GPa, respectively. The abrupt changes in the calculated structural, mechanical, and IR spectra suggest that ADN might undergo a first order structural transformation to a high pressure phase around 5-6 GPa. From the predicted detonation properties, ADN is found to have high and low performance characteristics (DCJ = 8.09 km/s and PCJ = 25.54 GPa) when compared with ammonium based energetic oxidizers (DCJ = 6.50 km/s and PCJ = 17.64 GPa for AP, DCJ = 7.28 km/s and PCJ = 18.71 GPa for ammonium nitrate) and well-known secondary explosives for which DCJ = ˜8-10 km/s and PCJ = ˜30-50 GPa, respectively.

  11. Adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation using metal-organic frameworks.

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    Ahmed, Imteaz; Jhung, Sung Hwa

    2016-01-15

    With the increasing worldwide demand for energy, utilization of fossil fuels is increasing proportionally. Additionally, new and unconventional energy sources are also being utilized at an increasing rate day-by-day. These sources, along with some industrial processes, result in the exposal of several sulfur- and nitrogen-containing compounds (SCCs and NCCs, respectively) to the environment, and the exposure is one of the greatest environmental threats in the recent years. Although, several methods were established for the removal of these pollutants during the last few decades, recent advancements in adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation (ADS and ADN, respectively) with metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) make this the most promising and remarkable method. Therefore, many research groups are currently involved with ADS and ADN with MOFs, and the results are improving gradually by modifying the MOF adsorbents according to several specific adsorption mechanisms. In this review, ADS and ADN studies are thoroughly discussed for both liquid-phase and gas-phase adsorption. The MOF modification procedures, which are important for improved adsorption, are also described. To improve the knowledge among the scientific community, it is very important to understand the detailed chemistry and mechanism involved in a chemical process, which also creates the possibility and pathway for further developments in research and applications. Therefore, the mechanisms related to the adsorption procedures are also discussed in detail. From this review, it can be expected that the scientific community will obtain an understanding of the current state of ADS and ADN, their importance, and some encouragement and insight to take the research knowledge base to a higher level.

  12. Návrh marketingové strategie pro Dům dětí a mládeže Praha 10

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    Smolková, Monika

    2010-01-01

    This thesis is focused on charting of marketing activities and strategy of non-profit making organization. The main objective is to analyze the current marketing strategy for House for Children and Adolescence Prague 10 and identification of a draft recommendation. The theoretical part explains main terms such as marketing and its history, non-profit making organization, service adn marketing of services. Addresses in detail the thesis solves planning process and typology of basic marketing s...

  13. Marcadores moleculares y ecología del movimiento

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    Robledo Arnuncio, Juan José; González Martínez, Santiago César

    2009-01-01

    El estudio del movimiento es parte esencial del análisis ecológico a nivel de gen, individuo, población, comunidad y ecosistema. Los marcadores de ADN son herramientas muy útiles para el estudio del movimiento a todos estos niveles, permitiendo, por ejemplo, establecer relaciones de parentesco entre individuos, determinar el origen poblacional de individuos migrantes, estudiar sistemas de apareamiento, cuantificar la escala de interacciones interespecíficas, o caracterizar el patrón espacial ...

  14. Effects of candesartan in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus on inflammatory parameters and their relationship to pulse pressure

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    Sakamoto Masaya

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs are reported to provide direct protection to many organs by controlling inflammation and decreasing oxidant stress in patients without arteriosclerosis. This study aimed to evaluate (1 whether an ARB (candesartan decreases values for inflammatory parameters in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus of long duration accompanied by arteriosclerosis and (2 whether there any predictors of which patients would receive the benefits of organ protection by candesartan. Methods We administered candesartan therapy (12 mg daily for 6 months and evaluated whether there was improvement in serum inflammatory parameters high molecular weight adiponectin (HMW-ADN, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1, highly sensitive C-reactive protein (Hs-CRP, vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1 in serum and urinary-8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (U-8-OHdG. We then analyzed the relationship between the degree of lowering of blood pressure and inflammatory factors and the relationship between pulse pressure and inflammatory factors. Finally, we analyzed predictive factors in patients who received the protective benefit of candesartan. Results After 6 months of treatment, significant improvements from baseline values were observed in all patients in HMW-ADN and PAI-1 but not in Hs-CRP, VCAM-1 and U-8-OHdG. Multilinear regression analysis was performed to determine which factors could best predict changes in HMW-ADN and PAI-1. Changes in blood pressure were not significant predictors of changes in metabolic factors in all patients. We found that the group with baseline pulse pressure Conclusions Candesartan improved inflammatory parameters (HMW-ADN and PAI-1 in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus of long duration independent of blood pressure changes. Patients with pulse pressure Trial registration UMIN000007921

  15. Overcoming DNA extraction problems from carnivorous plants

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    Fleischmann, Andreas

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available We tested previously published protocols for DNA isolation from plants with high contents of polyphenols and polysaccharides for several taxa of carnivorous plants. However, we did not get satisfying results with fresh or silica dried leaf tissue obtained from field collected or greenhouse grown plants, nor from herbarium specimens. Therefore, we have developed a simple modified protocol of the commercially available Macherey- Nagel NucleoSpin® Plant kit for rapid, effective and reproducible isolation of high quality genomic DNA suitable for PCR reactions. DNA extraction can be conducted from both fresh and dried leaf tissue of various carnivorous plant taxa, irrespective of high contents of polysaccharides, phenolic compounds and other secondary plant metabolites that interfere with DNA isolation and amplification.

    Probamos algunos protocolos publicados previamente para el aislamiento del ADN de plantas con alto contenido de polifenoles y polisacáridos para varios táxones de plantas carnívoras. Sin embargo, no conseguimos muy buenos resultados ni con tejidos de hojas frescas, ni con tejidos de hojas secadas en gel de sílice obtenidas de plantas colectadas en el campo o cultivadas en los invernaderos, ni de especímenes de herbario. Por lo tanto, hemos desarrollado un protocolo sencillo, modificado del Macherey- Nagel NucleoSpin® Plant kit disponible en el mercado para el aislamiento rápido, eficaz y reproducible de ADN genómico de alta calidad conveniente para la reacción en cadena de la polimerasa. La extracción del ADN se puede realizar en tejidos de hojas frescas o secas de varios táxones de plantas carnívoras, sin importar el grado de contenido de polisacáridos, compuestos fenólicos u otros metabolitos secundarios que interfieren con el aislamiento y la amplificación del ADN.

  16. Crucigrama de conceptos generales de Genética. Nivel básico.

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    Cross, Ismael; Rebordinos, Laureana

    2012-01-01

    El archivo es un ejercicio desarrollado con JCross en Hotpotatoes para que los alumnos prueben e identifiquen su nivel de base con respecto a cuestiones básicas de Genética, conceptos, técnicas, características del ADN, etc. El ejercicio permite obtener pistas para completar el crucigrama y de esta manera finalizar el mismo habiendo asimilado o aprendido conceptos ya sabidos o nuevos de Genética.

  17. Crucigrama de conceptos generales de Genética. Nivel semi-avanzado.

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    Cross, Ismael; Rebordinos, Laureana

    2012-01-01

    El archivo es un ejercicio desarrollado con JCross en Hotpotatoes para que los alumnos prueben e identifiquen su nivel con respecto a cuestiones de Genética, conceptos, técnicas, características del ADN, etc. El ejercicio permite obtener pistas para completar el crucigrama y de esta manera finalizar el mismo habiendo asimilado o aprendido conceptos ya sabidos o nuevos de Genética. El crucigrama contiene cerca de 40 definiciones de Genética.

  18. Synthesis and Characterization of FOX-12%N-脒基脲二硝酰胺盐(FOX-12)的合成与表征

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    杨通辉; 何金选; 张海林

    2004-01-01

    以二硝酰胺铵(ADN)和双氰胺为原材料经过一系列反应,制备出新型有机二硝酰胺盐-N-脒基脲二硝酰胺盐(FOX-12),并鉴定了其结构,测定了其熔点、感度、吸湿性等性能.

  19. Injector design and test for a high power electrodeless plasma thruster

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    Delanoë, Romain

    2011-01-01

    The HPEP (High Performance Electric Propulsion) thruster is expected to be the outcomecof an innovative project initiated by the Swedish Space Corporation. It combines the concept of a 10 kW electrodeless plasma thruster designed by the Elwing Company and the ADN based monopropellant LMP-103S developed by ECAPS and used in the HPGP thrusters of the Prisma Satellites. Using a chemically energetic propellant in an EP thruster will allow mass and cost reduction by providing two propulsion system...

  20. 二硝酰胺铵防吸湿技术研究进展%Research Progress in Anti-Hygroscopicity of Ammonium Dinitramide

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    刘波; 刘少武; 于慧芳; 魏伦; 郑双; 王琼林; 韩冰

    2011-01-01

    二硝酰胺铵(ADN)的吸湿性是影响其广泛应用的一个主要原因.从ADN的吸湿原因、吸湿机理、防止吸湿方法几方面介绍了ADN防吸湿技术的研究进展,并指出了我国今后ADN防吸湿技术的发展方向.

  1. High flash point electrolyte for use in lithium-ion batteries

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    Isken, P.; Dippel, C.; Schmitz, R.; Schmitz, R.W.; Kunze, M.; Passerini, S.; Winter, M. [Institute of Physical Chemistry, Westfaelische Wilhelms-University Muenster, Corrensstrasse 28/30, 48149 Muenster (Germany); Lex-Balducci, A., E-mail: a.lex-balducci@uni-muenster.de [Institute of Physical Chemistry, Westfaelische Wilhelms-University Muenster, Corrensstrasse 28/30, 48149 Muenster (Germany)

    2011-09-01

    Highlights: > Substitution of linear carbonates in conventional electrolytes with adiponitrile allows the realization of high flash point electrolytes. > EC:ADN based electrolytes display a higher anodic stability than a conventional electrolyte based on EC:DEC. > Graphite and NCM electrodes used in combination with the EC:ADN based electrolyte display a performance comparable with that of conventional electrolytes. - Abstract: The high flash point solvent adiponitrile (ADN) was investigated as co-solvent with ethylene carbonate (EC) for use as lithium-ion battery electrolyte. The flash point of this solvent mixture was more than 110 deg. C higher than that of conventional electrolyte solutions involving volatile linear carbonate components, such as diethyl carbonate (DEC) or dimethyl carbonate (DMC). The electrolyte based on EC:ADN (1:1 wt) with lithium tetrafluoroborate (LiBF{sub 4}) displayed a conductivity of 2.6 mS cm{sup -1} and no aluminum corrosion. In addition, it showed higher anodic stability on a Pt electrode than the standard electrolyte 1 M lithium hexafluorophosphate (LiPF{sub 6}) in EC:DEC (3:7 wt). Graphite/Li half cells using this electrolyte showed excellent rate capability up to 5C and good cycling stability (more than 98% capacity retention after 50 cycles at 1C). Additionally, the electrolyte was investigated in NCM/Li half cells. The cells were able to reach a capacity of 104 mAh g{sup -1} at 5C and capacity retention of more than 97% after 50 cycles. These results show that an electrolyte with a considerably increased flash point with respect to common electrolyte systems comprising linear carbonates, could be realized without any negative effects on the electrochemical performance in Li-half cells.

  2. Bases de datos no convencionales: índices y lenguajes de consulta

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    Arroyuelo, Jorge; Esquivel, Susana Cecilia; Grosso, Alejandro; Ludueña, Verónica; Martinez, Cintia D.; Reyes, Nora Susana; Chávez, Edgar; Figueroa, Karina; Navarro, Gonzalo; Hoffhein, Manuel; Paredes, Rodrigo

    2015-01-01

    En la actualidad es muy común suministrar una imagen a un buscador y esperar que este localice, imágenes parecidas a la provista. Escenarios como este requieren el desarrollo de aplicaciones capaces de manipular datos no convencionales como imágenes, audio, video, secuencias de ADN, texto, huellas digitales, etc., almacenarlos y obtener información desde ellos, para responder eficientemente consultas que realicen los usuarios. Claramente, es necesario utilizar depósitos especializados de dato...

  3. Six Feet Under o la muerte nuestra de cada día

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    Francisco Guillermo Medina Montaño

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available A partir del modelo de análisis ADN de las series televisivas, los autores abordan la serie Six Feet Under, su estructura narrativa, su lenguaje audiovisual, así como la construcción psicológica y moral de los personajes que en ella convergen para así escudriñar los mensajes y valores de una de las obras más vistas en su tipo y en su tiempo.

  4. Leptin in nucleus of the solitary tract alters the cardiovascular responses to aortic baroreceptor activation.

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    Ciriello, John

    2013-06-01

    Recent data suggests that neurons expressing the long form of the leptin receptor form at least two distinct groups within the caudal nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS): a group within the lateral NTS (Slt) and one within the medial (Sm) and gelantinosa (Sg) NTS. Discrete injections of leptin into Sm and Sg, a region that receives chemoreceptor input, elicit increases in arterial pressure (AP) and renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA). However, the effect of microinjections of leptin into Slt, a region that receives baroreceptor input is unknown. Experiments were done in the urethane-chloralose anesthetized, paralyzed and artificially ventilated Wistar or Zucker obese rat to determine leptin's effect in Slt on heart rate (HR), AP and RSNA during electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN). Depressor sites within Slt were first identified by the microinjection of l-glutamate (Glu; 0.25M; 10nl) followed by leptin microinjections. In the Wistar rat leptin microinjection (50ng; 20nl) into depressor sites within the lateral Slt elicited increases in HR and RSNA, but no changes in AP. Additionally, leptin injections into Slt prior to Glu injections at the same site or to stimulation of the ADN were found to attenuate the decreases in HR, AP and RSNA to both the Glu injection and ADN stimulation. In Zucker obese rats, leptin injections into NTS depressor sites did not elicit cardiovascular responses, nor altered the cardiovascular responses elicited by stimulation of ADN. Those data suggest that leptin acts at the level of NTS to alter the activity of neurons that mediate the cardiovascular responses to activation of the aortic baroreceptor reflex. PMID:23535030

  5. Analysis list: ADNP2 [Chip-atlas[Archive

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    Full Text Available ADNP2 Digestive tract + hg19 http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/hg19/target/ADN...P2.1.tsv http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/hg19/target/ADNP2.5.tsv http://dbarchive.bioscienced...bc.jp/kyushu-u/hg19/target/ADNP2.10.tsv http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/hg19/colo/ADNP2.Digestive

  6. Assessment of the synthesis routes conditions for obtaining ammonium dinitramide by the FT-IR

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    José Irineu Sampaio de Oliveira; Márcio Yuji Nagamachi; Milton Faria Diniz; Elizabeth da Costa Mattos; Rita de Cássia Lazzarini Dutra

    2011-01-01

    Over the last two decades, many routes have been proposed to synthesize ammonium dinitramide (ADN). However, most of them lie in routes in which reactants are too expensive for large-scale production. In this sense, the use of ordinary reactants is of paramount importance in this case. The aim in this synthesis consists on nitrating a starting reactant in a reaction known as nitration. Both the nitrating agent and the starting reactant should preferably be ordinary, narrowing the possibility ...

  7. Familiarization and Detection of Green Monopropellants Image

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    Coan, Mary R.

    2015-01-01

    Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and hydroxyl ammonium nitrate (HAN) are green monopropellants which will be appearing at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) for processing in the next few years. These are relatively safe replacements for hydrazine as a monopropellant; however, little is known about methods of leak detection, vapor scrubbing, air emissions, or cleanup that will be required for safe and environmentally benign operations at KSC. The goal of this work is to develop leak detection and related technologies for the two new green monopropellants.

  8. The Molecular Surface Structure of Ammonium and Potassium Dinitramide : A Vibrational Sum Frequency Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Study

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    Rahm, Martin; Tyrode, Eric; Brinck, Tore; Johnson, Magnus

    2011-01-01

    Vibrational sum frequency spectroscopy (VSFS) and quantum chemical modeling have been employed to investigate the molecular surface structure of ammonium and potassium dinitramide (ADN and KDN) crystals. Identification of key vibrational modes was made possible by performing density functional theory calculations of molecular clusters. The surface of KDN was found to be partly covered with a thin layer of the decomposition product KNO3, which due to its low thickness was not detectable by inf...

  9. Flight Demonstration of New Thruster and Green Propellant Technology on the Prisma Satellite

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    Anflo, K.; Bergman, G.; Hasanof, T.; Kuzavas, L.; Thormählen, P.; Åstr, B.

    2007-01-01

    The concept of a storable liquid monopropellant blend for space applications based on Ammonium Dinitramide (ADN) was invented in 1997, within a co-operation between the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI). The objective was to develop a propellant which has higher performance and is safer than hydrazine. The work has been performed under contract from the Swedish National Space Board and ESA. The progress of the development has been presented in sever...

  10. Identificación de un polimorfismo del gen Est9 relacionado con resistencia a piretroides en Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus

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    Edgar Diaz R.; Gustavo Vallejo

    2013-01-01

    RESUMENObjetivo. Mediante procedimientos de PCR-RFLP, detectar un polimorfismo en el gen Est9 de garrapatas Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistentes a piretroides en Ibagué, Colombia, determinando el grado de asociación entre los fenotipos y los genotipos resultantes. Materiales y métodos. El ADN de 30 teleoginas R. (Boophilus) microplus fenotípicamente susceptibles, resistentes o medianamente resistentes a piretroides en una prueba de Drummond modificada, fue amplificado por PCR con c...

  11. Astrochronology of the Mediterranean Langhian between 15.29 and 14.17 Ma

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    Hüsing, S. K.; Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, Department of Earth Sciences, Budapestlaan 17, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands; Cascella, A.; Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione Roma2, Roma, Italia; Hilgen, F. J.; Stratigraphy/Paleontology, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands; Krijgsman, W.; Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, Department of Earth Sciences, Budapestlaan 17, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands; Kuiper, K. F.; Department of Isotope Geochemistry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Turco, E.; Dip. di Scienze della Terra, Universita di Parma, Parco Area della Scienze 157/A, 16 43100 Parma, Italy; Wilson, D.; Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA

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    An integrated high-resolution magnetobiocyclostratigraphy including radioisotopic dating and astronomical tuning is presented for the interval between 15.29 and 14.17 Ma in the marine La Vedova section in northern Italy. The natural remanent magnetization is carried by the iron sulphide greigite and the resultant magnetostratigraphy can be correlated straightforwardly to the interval ranging from C5Bn.2n to C5ADn in the Astronomically Tuned Neogene Time Scale (ATNTS2004). Spectral...

  12. Diseño y estandarización de una prueba de PCR para el diagnóstico de la Bartonelosis causada por Bartonella bacilliformis

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    Carlos Padilla R

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Diseñar una prueba de PCR para el diagnóstico de la Bartonelosis causada por Bartonella bacilliformis. Materiales y métodos: Se usó la secuencia del locus de invasión ialB para diseñar los oligonucleótidos ialBF y ialBR, además del ADN geonómico purificado de una cepa referencial de B. bacilliformis para estandarizar las condiciones de la prueba. Finalmente, la prueba fue preliminarmente evaluada con 12 cepas de B. bacilliormis aisladas en 3 áreas endémicas y 10 muestras de sangre total de pacientes con Bartonelosis confirmada. Resultados: La prueba detectó el ADN de aislamientos de B. bacilliformis de 3 áreas bartonelósicas endémicas del Perú: Ancash, Cuzco y Lima; mientras que no detectó el ADN de B. hensenlae, ni de B. vinsonii, ni de otras bacterias y parásitos. Además, esta prueba fue positiva para 10 muestras sanguíneas de pacientes con bartonelosis confirmada y negativa para 5 muestras de pacientes con malaria por P. falciparum. Conclusión: Esta prueba de PCR podría ser útil para el diagnóstico de la bartonelosis causada por B. bacilliformis.

  13. Performance expectations of the associate degree nurse graduate within the first six months.

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    Diede, N; McNish, G; Coose, C

    2000-10-01

    The Oklahoma Associate Degree Nursing Directors Council was determined to be proactive in defining the role of the associate degree registered nurse (ADN) within the evolving health care delivery system. A task force was formed by the Council to design and implement strategies for defining the emerging roles. Strategies included surveying health care employers on the performance expectations of the ADN graduates within the first six months of employment. The employers were asked to determine the importance of various functions and abilities that the ADN graduates may or may not possess. Surveys returned were representative of a variety of rural and urban agencies throughout the state and bordering areas. Responses were grouped into 21 categories. Ranked highest was the ability to demonstrate verbal and written communication effectively with accountability to the employer and personal attributes such as open-mindedness, flexibility, and receptiveness to criticism ranked second and third. The lowest rankings received were for competency with fiscal management. The results of the survey highlight the continued need to stress strong communication skills, as well as professional accountability throughout the educational process. PMID:11052652

  14. Time course of the hemodynamic responses to aortic depressor nerve stimulation in conscious spontaneously hypertensive rats

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    Durand, M.T.; Mota, A.L. [Departamento de Fisiologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP (Brazil); Barale, A.R. [Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG (Brazil); Castania, J.A.; Fazan, R. Jr.; Salgado, H.C. [Departamento de Fisiologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP (Brazil)

    2012-03-16

    The time to reach the maximum response of arterial pressure, heart rate and vascular resistance (hindquarter and mesenteric) was measured in conscious male spontaneously hypertensive (SHR) and normotensive control rats (NCR; Wistar; 18-22 weeks) subjected to electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN). The parameters of stimulation were 1 mA intensity and 2 ms pulse length applied for 5 s, using frequencies of 10, 30, and 90 Hz. The time to reach the hemodynamic responses at different frequencies of ADN stimulation was similar for SHR (N = 15) and NCR (N = 14); hypotension = NCR (4194 ± 336 to 3695 ± 463 ms) vs SHR (3475 ± 354 to 4494 ± 300 ms); bradycardia = NCR (1618 ± 152 to 1358 ± 185 ms) vs SHR (1911 ± 323 to 1852 ± 431 ms), and the fall in hindquarter vascular resistance = NCR (6054 ± 486 to 6550 ± 847 ms) vs SHR (4849 ± 918 to 4926 ± 646 ms); mesenteric = NCR (5574 ± 790 to 5752 ± 539 ms) vs SHR (5638 ± 648 to 6777 ± 624 ms). In addition, ADN stimulation produced baroreflex responses characterized by a faster cardiac effect followed by a vascular effect, which together contributed to the decrease in arterial pressure. Therefore, the results indicate that there is no alteration in the conduction of the electrical impulse after the site of baroreceptor mechanical transduction in the baroreflex pathway (central and/or efferent) in conscious SHR compared to NCR.

  15. Información molecular obtenida a partir de pieles de la colección del Museo Regional Fagnano, Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego

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    Petrigh, Romi

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo se aplicaron técnicas moleculares sobre muestras poco conservadas de pieles depositadas en la colección del Museo Regional Monseñor Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, con el objetivo de identificar la especie con la que fueron confeccionadas. Se extrajeron pelos de mantas realizadas con pieles de guanaco (Lama guanicoe por Selk’nam y de una piel de puma (Puma concolor procedente de la provincia de Santa Cruz. Ambas muestras se encontraban almacenadas en el Museo Regional Monseñor Fagnano y en la Misión Salesiana Candelaria en Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. La extracción de ADN de los fragmentos de pelos de 5mm de longitud se realizó en un buffer de lisis PCR-compatible. Se amplificaron por PCR fragmentos específicos de ADN mitocondrial y se secuenciaron. Las secuencias fueron comparadas con las depositadas en la base de secuencias de nucleótidos del National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI de Estados Unidos. La aplicación de técnicas moleculares permitió recuperar secuencias de ADN de muestras de pieles con un estado de conservación poco óptimo para análisis genéticos, pudiendo extenderse a otras fuentes de pelos como las fibras textiles de origen arqueológico de la región.

  16. Marcadores moleculares y ecología del movimiento

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    J.J. Robledo-Arnuncio

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available El estudio del movimiento es parte esencial del análisis ecológico a nivel de gen, individuo, población, comunidad y ecosistema. Los marcadores de ADN son herramientas muy útiles para el estudio del movimiento a todos estos niveles, permitiendo, por ejemplo, establecer relaciones de parentesco entre individuos, determinar el origen poblacional de individuos migrantes, estudiar sistemas de apareamiento, cuantificar la escala de interacciones interespecíficas, o caracterizar el patrón espacial de la dispersión y la competencia. A nivel de gen, los marcadores de ADN son imprescindibles para estudiar la estructura y el flujo genético dentro y entre poblaciones, así como su efecto combinado con otras fuerzas evolutivas y los factores bióticos y abióticos del medio sobre la adaptación local. En este artículo se revisan algunos métodos basados en marcadores de ADN que pueden resultar de utilidad en ecología del movimiento, identificándose áreas de estudio en las que se espera estos marcadores sean de especial utilidad en los próximos años.

  17. Thermal decomposition characteristics of ammonium dinitramide. Part 1; Anmoniumu jinitoramido no netsubunkai tokusei. 1

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    Takishita, Y.; Teramoto, Y. [Japan Defence Agency, Tokyo (Japan)

    1997-02-28

    At present, the mainstream of the oxidizer of solid propellant used in defense and space exploitation is ammonium perchlorate (AP), while a large amount of hydrogen chloride is generated by AP-based propellant due to chlorine existing in AP molecules. Ammonium dinitramide (ADN) is paid attention recently as a new none-chlorine energetic oxidizer. ADN, with the specific driving force equal to that of AP, is expected as a propellant-oxidizer to meet simultaneously the demands for the improvement of concealment and the prevention of environmental pollution while the high specific driving force is maintained. In this study, thermal decomposition characteristics of ADN is investigated by thermal analysis and mass spectroscopy. The activation energies calculated based on velocity theory are 105kj/mole, 117kj/mole and 151kj/mole respectively at the initial temperature sought from thermal gravity (TG) curve, the peak temperature of decompositing calorification in differential thermal analysis curve, and the temperature from which weight loss is 50% in TG curve. 6 refs., 6 figs., 1 tab.

  18. On the anomalous decomposition and reactivity of ammonium and potassium dinitramide.

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    Rahm, Martin; Brinck, Tore

    2010-03-01

    Mechanistic pathways for the thermal decomposition of the solid-state energetic oxidizers ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and potassium dinitramide (KDN) have been deciphered by carefully considering previously performed experimental studies and using state of the art quantum chemical modeling of molecular clusters. Decomposition is governed by surface chemical processes, involving polarized (twisted) dinitramide anions of reduced stability. Under atmospheric and low-pressure conditions, the rate-determining step for the decomposition of these dinitramide salts is the dissociation into NO(2) and NNO(2)(-) radicals. The activation barriers for these steps are estimated to be 30 and 36 kcal/mol for ADN and KDN, respectively. The known stabilizing effect of water is explained by its hydrogen bonding ability, which counteracts polarization of surface dinitramides. The reactivity of ADN toward various chemical environments is likely explained through metastable decomposition radical intermediates. Donation of hydrogen bonds, antioxidant character, and basicity are properties believed to correlate with a compound's ability to act as a stabilizer for dinitramide salts. PMID:20143828

  19. Ongoing characterization of passivated aluminium nanopowders

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    Kwok, Q.S.M.; Fouchard, R.C.; Turcotte, A-M.; Abdel-Qader, Z.; Jones, D.E.G. [Natural Resources Canada, CANMET, Canadian Explosives Research Laboratory, Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    2002-04-01

    For characterization, the thermal behaviour of two aluminium nanopowders - Alss and Alssef - in air was determined using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), simultaneous thermogravimetry-DTA (TG-DTA) and accelerating rate calorimetry (ARC). Alss and Alssef were found to be less reactive to air than previously determined for Als And Alex, possibly due to their thicker and different type of passivating layer. Stability determination for Alss and Alssef in a wet oxidizing environment was carried out using ARC, whereas outgassing behaviour of mixtures of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) and the various aluminium powders was investigated using TG-DTA-FTIR-MS (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry). The addition of various aluminium powders resulted in only minimal effect on the thermal stability of ADN. Electrostatic discharge, friction sensitivities of ADN and its mixtures with various aluminium powders, and thermal stability and sensitivity of mixtures of nano-sized molybdenum trioxide with aluminium nanopowders were also studied. The electrostatic discharge sensitivity of molybdenum trioxide was shown to increase by the addition of aluminium nanopowders. 23 refs., 5 tabs., 7 figs.

  20. Synthesis and evaluation of energetic materials

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    Santhosh, G.

    Over the years new generations of propellants and explosives are being developed. High performance and pollution prevention issues have become the subject of interest in recent years. Desired properties of these materials are a halogen-free, nitrogen and oxygen rich molecular composition with high density and a positive heat of formation. The dinitramide anion is a new oxy anion of nitrogen and forms salts with variety of metal, organic and inorganic cations. Particular interest is in ammonium dinitramide (ADN, NH4N(NO 2)2) which is a potentially useful energetic oxidizer. ADN is considered as one of the most promising substitutes for ammonium perchlorate (AP, NH4ClO4) in currently used composite propellants. It is unique among energetic materials in that it has no carbon or chlorine; its combustion products are not detrimental to the atmosphere. Unquestionable advantage of ADN over AP is the significant improvement in the performance of solid rocket motors by 5-15%. The present thesis is centered on the experimental results along with discussion of some of the most pertinent aspects related to the synthesis and characterization of few dinitramide salts. The chemistry, mechanism and kinetics of the formation of dinitramide salts by nitration of deactivated amines are investigated. The evaluation of the thermal and spectral properties along with the adsorption and thermal decomposition characteristics of the dinitramide salts are also explored in this thesis.

  1. Time course of the hemodynamic responses to aortic depressor nerve stimulation in conscious spontaneously hypertensive rats

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    The time to reach the maximum response of arterial pressure, heart rate and vascular resistance (hindquarter and mesenteric) was measured in conscious male spontaneously hypertensive (SHR) and normotensive control rats (NCR; Wistar; 18-22 weeks) subjected to electrical stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN). The parameters of stimulation were 1 mA intensity and 2 ms pulse length applied for 5 s, using frequencies of 10, 30, and 90 Hz. The time to reach the hemodynamic responses at different frequencies of ADN stimulation was similar for SHR (N = 15) and NCR (N = 14); hypotension = NCR (4194 ± 336 to 3695 ± 463 ms) vs SHR (3475 ± 354 to 4494 ± 300 ms); bradycardia = NCR (1618 ± 152 to 1358 ± 185 ms) vs SHR (1911 ± 323 to 1852 ± 431 ms), and the fall in hindquarter vascular resistance = NCR (6054 ± 486 to 6550 ± 847 ms) vs SHR (4849 ± 918 to 4926 ± 646 ms); mesenteric = NCR (5574 ± 790 to 5752 ± 539 ms) vs SHR (5638 ± 648 to 6777 ± 624 ms). In addition, ADN stimulation produced baroreflex responses characterized by a faster cardiac effect followed by a vascular effect, which together contributed to the decrease in arterial pressure. Therefore, the results indicate that there is no alteration in the conduction of the electrical impulse after the site of baroreceptor mechanical transduction in the baroreflex pathway (central and/or efferent) in conscious SHR compared to NCR

  2. Curriculum analysis of home health content in associate degree and baccalaureate degree nursing education.

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    Zink, M R

    1989-03-01

    A statewide study was done with five associate degree (ADN) and five baccalaureate degree (BSN) nursing programs in Georgia to examine the similarities and differences in curriculum based on a nationally used model. From this overall study, select content related to community/home health care was evaluated in the sample programs. Professional standards for community and home health care nursing practice, as well as other published literature on the topic, provided a basis to determine competence to practice. Data were collected through a taped telephone interview to all program chairpersons (N = 10) and mailed questionnaires to faculty involved with all required courses (N = 110). Content analyses of responses allowed for evaluation of frequency of these learning activities between ADN and BSN programs and among BSN programs in the areas of family, teaching, interdisciplinary collaboration, physical assessment, and leadership. Overall, the results indicated lack of conclusive data to support a distinct difference in these educational components between the ADN and BSN sample or among BSN programs. The study was intended to service as a basis for home health care curriculum development in the future.

  3. アンモニウムジニトラミド/アセトアミド系イオン液体の試製と熱挙動解析

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    塩田, 謙人; 伊里, 友一朗; 板倉, 正昂; 松永, 浩貴; 羽生, 宏人; 三宅, 淳巳; Shiota, Kento; Izato, Yuichiro; Itakura, Masataka; Matsunaga, Hiroki; Habu, Hiroto; Miyake, Atsumi

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    アンモニウムジニトラミド(ADN)はアセトアミド(AA)と混合すると著しい融点降下を示し,液体を得ることが出来る。そこで本研究では ADNとAAの二成分系イオン液体(ILs)の試製および熱特性把握のため,示差走査熱量測定(DSC),熱重量-示差熱-質量分析(TG-DTA-MS)を用いた熱挙動および生成ガスの解析を行った。組成比を変化させADN/AA系ILsを試製したところ,ADNの量が最も多く,室温で液体として安定した組成比はADN/AA=5/5(重量比)であることが分かった。ADN/AA=5/5に加え,60度Cの加熱によって融解が確認できたADN/AA=6/4,7/3の試料に対してDSCを行った結果,分解開始温度の著しい変化は観測されなかった。室温において最も液体で安定であった試料ADN/AA=5/5のTG-DTA-MSから70度Cで重量が1%減少し,昇温に伴ってAAの一部が分解せずに系外に蒸発していることが分かった。...

  4. 主动配电网规划关键问题与研究展望%Key Issues and Research Prospects of Active Distribution Network Planning

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    张建华; 曾博; 张玉莹; 刘大川; 杨煦; 李晨; 刘文霞

    2014-01-01

    面对资源环境压力与节能减排的双重压力,电力工业亟待低碳转型。主动配电网( ADN)有机整合先进信息通信、电力电子及智能控制等技术,为实现分布式可再生能源大规模并网与高效利用提供了一种有效解决方案,对支撑低碳经济发展具有重要战略意义。本文首先简要介绍了 ADN的技术特点及内涵理念;其次,结合国内外相关示范工程,阐述了 ADN的技术可行性及其低碳潜力;在此基础上,重点对 ADN 规划问题进行探讨:通过与传统配电网及微电网技术进行对比,提出了 ADN 规划一般性框架;基于国内外研究现状,从电力负荷预测、规划资源特性、集成设计模式、优化规划方法及成本效益分析等5个方面提出了该领域的关键问题和未来主要研究方向,并深入分析了其中的研究难点;最后,对研究思路及技术路线提出了相关建议。%Environmental pressures and energy-saving policy calls for low-carbon transformation of the power industry. Integrated with the advanced information & communication, power electronics, and smart control technologies, active distribution network(ADN) provides an effective solution to enable large-scale integration and utilization of renewable energy sources, which has a significant potential to support the realization of low-carbon economy. In this study, the technical features of ADN and its difference with traditional distribution network are described first. Then, based on the information of some demonstration projects, an analysis is taken concerning the technical feasibility and decarbonization capability of ADN. Subsequently, a generalized framework of ADN planning is proposed. Considering the status quo of relevant researches, key issues in the five aspects of ADN planning, including load forecast, resource characteristics, integrated designing mode, optimal planning method and cost-benefit analysis, are

  5. Histopathological Changes in Rats Exposed to Ammonium Dinitramide%二硝酰胺铵盐染毒大鼠的病理学观察

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    王玉玲; 孙苑菡; 杜文霞; 谢锋; 邢亚飞; 李江平

    2012-01-01

    Objective To understand the adverse effect of ammonium dinitramide (ADN) on the main organs in rats.Methods A total of 96 healthy adult SPF SD rats were randomly divided into four groups,a negative control (distilled water) group and 30.8 mg/kg (1/20 LD50),61.6 mg/kg (1/10 LD50) and 123 mg/kg (1/5 LD50) ADN exposed groups,24 in each,male: female was 1:1.The exposure of ADN was through gavage,the volume was 10 ml/kg,once a day,five days a week,for 90 days.The pathological examination was conducted in the heart,liver,spleen,lung,kidney,brain,testis and uterus.Results In the ADN exposed groups,the liver tissue structural disorder of the central vein dilation,congestion,swelling of the liver cells,liver cells,fatty change,granular degeneration of the liver cell degeneration,lymphocyte infiltration in portal area,some cells punctate necrosis were observed.No significant changes were seen in the other organs.Conclusion ADN exposure has some toxic effects on the liver in rats.%目的 研究新型含能材料二硝酰胺铵(ammonium dinitramide,ADN)染毒对大鼠主要脏器的毒性作用.方法 将96只健康成年SPF级SD大鼠随机分为4组,分别为阴性对照(蒸馏水)组和30.8mg/kg(1/20LD50)、61.6mg/kg(1/10LD50)、123 mg/kg( 1/5 LD50)ADN染毒组,每组24只,雌雄各半.采用灌胃方法进行染毒,染毒容量为10 ml/kg,每天1次,每周5d,连续染毒90d.观察大鼠心、肝、脾、肺、肾、脑、睾丸及子宫的病理学改变.结果 ADN染毒组大鼠肝组织结构紊乱,中央静脉扩张瘀血,肝细胞肿胀、肝细胞脂肪性变,肝细胞颗粒变性、空泡变性,汇管区淋巴细胞浸润,部分细胞点状坏死.而其他脏器改变不明显.结论 ADN对大鼠肝脏具有一定的毒性作用.

  6. An Ammonium Dinitramide Combustion Model with Coupled Condensed-Gas Phase Kinetics Mechanism%耦合凝相-气相动力学机理的二硝酰胺铵燃烧模型

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    段毅; 刘宇

    2009-01-01

    为了研究二硝酰胺铵ADN(Ammonium Dinitramide)固体推进剂燃烧物理化学过程并预测其燃烧特性,建立一个耦合凝相-气相动力学机理的ADN燃烧模型.该模型基于凝相与气相的总连续方程、组元连续方程、能量守恒方程及有限速率化学动力学方程而建立,并引入多组元系统状态方程封闭方程组.模型中包含34种组元,个固相(凝相)ADN分解总化学反应和165个气相细节(基元)化学反应,并使用以温度函数表示的物性参数进行计算.应用气相燃烧模型财0.6 MPa下ADN燃烧火焰温度、组元摩尔浓度分布进行预测;应用耦合凝相-气相的燃烧模型对O.2 MPa~36 MPa压强区域内柱状端燃ADN推进剂燃速、燃烧表面温度进行预测,计算结果与文献报道试验数据较吻合.说明该燃烧模型能够较准确描述ADN气相燃烧波结构和ADN同体推进剂燃速特性.%A numerical calculation model with coupled eondensed-gas phase kinetics mechanism was developed to study the physi-cal and chemical processes involved in ADN combustion and predict the characteristics of commotion wave. The model was based on the conservation equations of muss, specics concentration and energy for both condemed phase and gas phase, and takes into account finite-rate chemical kinetics and real thermophysical properties. At last, the equation of state for a multicomponent system was employed to close the equations. A chemical kinetics scheme, containing totally 34 species, ! global ADN decomposition reaction in condensed phase and 165 detailed reactions in gas phase, was established and employed in the model. The gas phase mechanism model was applied to predict species mole fraction profiles and temperature profiles in ADN gas phase flame at 0.6MPa. The coupled condensed-gas phase mechanism was employed to predict ADN monopellant burning rate and burning surface temperature at pressure, range of 0.2 ~ 36 MPa. The agreements between calculation

  7. Breast image feature learning with adaptive deconvolutional networks

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    Jamieson, Andrew R.; Drukker, Karen; Giger, Maryellen L.

    2012-03-01

    Feature extraction is a critical component of medical image analysis. Many computer-aided diagnosis approaches employ hand-designed, heuristic lesion extracted features. An alternative approach is to learn features directly from images. In this preliminary study, we explored the use of Adaptive Deconvolutional Networks (ADN) for learning high-level features in diagnostic breast mass lesion images with potential application to computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) and content-based image retrieval (CBIR). ADNs (Zeiler, et. al., 2011), are recently-proposed unsupervised, generative hierarchical models that decompose images via convolution sparse coding and max pooling. We trained the ADNs to learn multiple layers of representation for two breast image data sets on two different modalities (739 full field digital mammography (FFDM) and 2393 ultrasound images). Feature map calculations were accelerated by use of GPUs. Following Zeiler et. al., we applied the Spatial Pyramid Matching (SPM) kernel (Lazebnik, et. al., 2006) on the inferred feature maps and combined this with a linear support vector machine (SVM) classifier for the task of binary classification between cancer and non-cancer breast mass lesions. Non-linear, local structure preserving dimension reduction, Elastic Embedding (Carreira-Perpiñán, 2010), was then used to visualize the SPM kernel output in 2D and qualitatively inspect image relationships learned. Performance was found to be competitive with current CADx schemes that use human-designed features, e.g., achieving a 0.632+ bootstrap AUC (by case) of 0.83 [0.78, 0.89] for an ultrasound image set (1125 cases).

  8. CÓDIGOS DE BARRAS DE LA VIDA: INTRODUCCIÓN Y PERSPECTIVA DNA Barcode of Life: An Introduction and Perspective

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    Full Text Available El término -Código de Barras de ADN- se basa en el uso de una región de ADN estandarizada, la cual sirve como una etiqueta para la identificación rápida y de especies. El propósito de un sistema de identificación más eficaz es facilitar la conservación, conocimiento y uso sustentable de la biodiversidad. Después de ocho años de discusión y producción en la literatura científica, el tema sigue generando controversia, debido en parte a la falta de homogeneidad en la definición y el alcance del método entre los autores. En este artículo enfatizamos la definición y metodología de los códigos de barra de ADN, así como su uso para contestar preguntas nuevas en los campos de la ecología, la evolución y la conservaciónDNA barcode of life is a global initiative to populate a database of short, standardized DNA fragments from most eukaryotic species to facilitate the identification of whole or fragmented biological samples. Increasing the ability of non-experts to indentify unknown samples should improve our collective understanding and management of the world s biodiversity. In the eight years following its proposal, DNA barcoding remains controversial in the scientific literature due, in part, to a lack of consensus on how DNA barcoding is defined and what activities are included under this rubric. In the present paper we review the definition, methods and goals of DNA barcoding, highlighting how the massive data sets generated by various DNA barcode of life campaigns may be applied to fundamental and novel questions in ecology, evolution and conservation

  9. Caracterización e inmunoreactividad de la proteína acídica Ribosomal P2ß de L. (V. braziliensis

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    Full Text Available Introducción: El diagnóstico serológico de la leishmaniasis usando proteínas totales presenta reacciones cruzadas. La caracterización de nuevos antígenos de Leishmania mejorará el uso de herramientas serológicas en el diagnóstico de esta enfermedad. Objetivo: Caracterizar un nuevo antígeno de Leishmania. Materiales y métodos: Se seleccionó el bacteriófago T166-U19 de una biblioteca de cADN de L. (V. braziliensis el cual es reactivo a mezclas de sueros de leishmaniasis cutánea y mucocutánea. El cADN del clon T166-U19 fue subclonado en el plásmido pGEX, luego secuenciado y la proteína recombinante fue expresada. La reactividad de esta proteína recombinante se evaluó por ELISA. Resultados: El cADN del clon T166- U19 presentó un marco de lectura abierto de 318 pb que traduce una proteína de 105 aminoácidos con 81,1%, 82,9% y 60,7% de identidad total con la proteína acídica ribosomal LiP de L. (L. infantum, P2 de L. (L. donovani, y P2 de T. cruzi, respectivamente. Además, la proteína recombinante presentó baja reactividad (50% con sueros de pacientes con leishmaniosis, mientras que presentó reactividad cruzada con sueros de pacientes chagásicos. Conclusiones: Se caracterizó por primera vez la proteína acídica ribosomal P2B de L. (V. braziliensis, y presentando baja reactividad con sueros de pacientes con leishmaniasis.

  10. Information quality measurement of medical encoding support based on usability.

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    Puentes, John; Montagner, Julien; Lecornu, Laurent; Cauvin, Jean-Michel

    2013-12-01

    Medical encoding support systems for diagnoses and medical procedures are an emerging technology that begins to play a key role in billing, reimbursement, and health policies decisions. A significant problem to exploit these systems is how to measure the appropriateness of any automatically generated list of codes, in terms of fitness for use, i.e. their quality. Until now, only information retrieval performance measurements have been applied to estimate the accuracy of codes lists as quality indicator. Such measurements do not give the value of codes lists for practical medical encoding, and cannot be used to globally compare the quality of multiple codes lists. This paper defines and validates a new encoding information quality measure that addresses the problem of measuring medical codes lists quality. It is based on a usability study of how expert coders and physicians apply computer-assisted medical encoding. The proposed measure, named ADN, evaluates codes Accuracy, Dispersion and Noise, and is adapted to the variable length and content of generated codes lists, coping with limitations of previous measures. According to the ADN measure, the information quality of a codes list is fully represented by a single point, within a suitably constrained feature space. Using one scheme, our approach is reliable to measure and compare the information quality of hundreds of codes lists, showing their practical value for medical encoding. Its pertinence is demonstrated by simulation and application to real data corresponding to 502 inpatient stays in four clinic departments. Results are compared to the consensus of three expert coders who also coded this anonymized database of discharge summaries, and to five information retrieval measures. Information quality assessment applying the ADN measure showed the degree of encoding-support system variability from one clinic department to another, providing a global evaluation of quality measurement trends. PMID:23958646

  11. Role of adiponectin in liver fibrogenesis: progress in basic and clinical research%脂联素在肝纤维化发生中的作用

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    王美娟; 马红

    2011-01-01

    脂联素(ADN)具有多种生物学作用.近年研究表明其可抑制肝纤维化的发展.一些动物实验显示ADN基因敲除(ADN-KO)鼠易发生纤维化,可能与ADN具有抗氧化应激及抗炎作用有关.肝星状细胞(HSC)在肝纤维化中起核心作用,ADN可抑制HSC增殖、迁移,促进其凋亡.临床研究报道ADN与慢性肝病的纤维化进展有关,为肝纤维化的无创性诊断提供新的方向.进一步分析ADN的抗肝纤维化机制有重要意义.%Adiponectin possesses many biological effects. Recent studies have found that adiponectin can inhibit the development of hepatic fibrosis. Some animal experiments demonstrate that adiponectin-knockout (ADN-KO)mice tend to develop severe hepatic fibrosis which may be associated with anti-oxidative stress and anti-inflammatory effects of adiponectin. Hepatic stellate cell (HSC) play a central role in liver fibrogenesis. Studies showed that adiponectin can inhibit proliferation, migration of HSC and promote its apoptosis. Clinical researches also reported that adiponectin was related to progression of hepatic fibrosis in chronic liver diseases, which is a new way for the non-invasive diagnosis of hepatic fibrosis. It is necessary to investigate the precise mechanism of adiponectin on hepatic fibrosis.

  12. Plasma leptin inhibits the response of nucleus of the solitary tract neurons to aortic baroreceptor stimulation.

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    Ciriello, John

    2013-08-01

    Leptin receptors have been identified within the nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS) and leptin injections into the caudal NTS inhibit the baroreceptor reflex. However, whether plasma leptin alters the discharge of NTS neurons mediating aortic baroreceptor reflex activity is not known. A series of electrophysiological single unit recording experiments was done in the urethane-chloralose anesthetized, paralyzed and artificially ventilated Wistar and Zucker obese rat with either their neuroaxis intact or with mid-collicular transections. Single units in NTS antidromically activated by electrical stimulation of depressor sites in the caudal ventrolateral medulla (CVLM) were found to display a cardiac cycle-related rhythmicity. These units were tested for their responses to stimulation of the aortic depressor nerve (ADN) and intra-carotid injections of leptin (50-200ng/0.1ml). Of 63 single units tested in NTS, 33 were antidromically activated by stimulation of CVLM depressor sites and 18 of these single units responded with a decrease in discharge rate after intracarotid injections of leptin. Thirteen of these leptin responsive neurons (∼72%) were excited by ADN stimulation. Furthermore, the excitatory response of these single units to ADN stimulation was attenuated by about 50% after the intracarotid leptin injection. Intracarotid injections of leptin (200ng/0.1ml) in the Zucker obese rat did not alter the discharge rate of NTS-CVLM projecting neurons. These data suggest that leptin exerts a modulatory effect on brainstem neuronal circuits that control cardiovascular responses elicited during the reflex activation of arterial baroreceptors. PMID:23792336

  13. Theoretical study of the gas-phase structure, thermochemistry, and decomposition mechanisms of NH{sub 4}NO{sub 2} and NH{sub 4}N(NO{sub 2}){sub 2}

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    Mebel, A.M.; Lin, M.C.; Morokuma, K. [Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA (United States); Melius, C.F. [Sandia National Lab., Livermore, CA (United States)

    1995-05-04

    The structures, energetics, and decomposition mechanisms of gaseous ammonium nitrite (NH{sub 4}NO{sub 2}) and ammonium dinitramide [ADN, NH{sub 4}N(NO{sub 2}){sub 2}] have been studied theoretically by different ab initio molecular orbital approaches. In the gas phase, both species have the structures of molecular complexes, [NH{sub 3}]-[HX]. The ionic geometries, [NH{sub 4}{sup +}][X{sup -}], are not local minima on the potential energy surface and would not be stable after vaporization. For NH{sub 4}NO{sub 2}, [NH{sub 3}]-[trans-HONO] is the most stable isomer, and [NH{sub 3}]-[cis-HONO] and [NH{sub 3}]-[HNO{sub 2}] structures lie higher by 1.4 and 8.4 kcal/mol at the G1 level of theory. For the gaseous ADN, [NH{sub 3}]-HN(NO{sub 2}){sub 2} is the most stable structure, while the [NH{sub 3}]-[ON(O)NNO{sub 2}] isomer is 2.3 kcal/mol less favorable. The calculated dissociation energies of the [NH{sub 3}]-[HX] complex to NH{sub 3} and HX are 8-9 and 12-14 kcal/mol for NH{sub 4}NO{sub 2} and ADN, respectively. The energies for elimination of the NO{sub 2} group from HN(NO{sub 2}){sub 2} and HON(O)NNO{sub 2} are found to be 38-40 kcal/mol, while the barrier for HON(O)NNO{sub 2} dissociation is about 42 kcal/mol. 27 refs., 5 figs., 5 tabs.

  14. Desarrollo de un ensayo de PCR para detectar los genes codificadores de la toxina del cólera (ctxAB en preparaciones del candidato vacunal vivo atenuado CV638 contra el cólera

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    Heidy Peidro-Guzmán

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available El candidato vacunal vivo oral atenuado CV638 se produce siguiendo los criterios de las guías de Buenas Prácticas de Producción específicas para vacunas. El ingrediente activo de este candidato vacunal es la cepa atenuada genéticamente Vibrio cholerae 638; desarrollada por investigadores del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas de Cuba (CNIC, a partir de la cepa toxigénica de V. cholerae serogrupo O1, biotipo El Tor C7258, (Perú, 1991, mediante la remoción de los genes que codifican la producción de la toxina del cólera (ctxAB. Dado que la cepa 638 carece de estos genes en su genoma, la presencia de ctxAB en las preparaciones vacunales estaría dada por una contaminación con una cepa toxigénica de V. cholerae. El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo desarrollar un PCR específico para detectar los genes ctxAB a partir de ADN aislado de preparaciones del candidato vacunal CV638 contaminado artificialmente con V. cholerae toxigénico. La sensibilidad del ensayo de PCR empleando como molde ADN de la cepa toxigénica fue de 1 picogramo (pg de ADN genómico por reacción, correspondiente a ~200 copias del genoma de la bacteria. La sensibilidad del método de PCR para detectar cepas toxigénicas en preparaciones vacunales de la cepa 638, contaminadas con una cepa toxigénica fue de ~7 x 103 unidades formadoras de colonia (UFC de la cepa toxigénica por dosis del candidato vacunal CV638. Este método, una vez validado, pudiera emplearse en el control de la calidad de la producción del candidato vacunal vivo CV638.

  15. Alimentos Transgénicos : Organismos Genéticamente Modificados (OGM)

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    Martín López, Jimena

    2016-01-01

    Los alimentos transgénicos son aquellos que proceden de un organismo modificado genéticamente. La introducción de este tipo de productos en nuestra dieta es un tema que genera controversia ya que en muchos casos no se conoce con exactitud los efectos que esta modificación puede tener en el ser humano. A lo largo de las páginas de este trabajo se explica la historia de la aparición de estos organismos gracias a procedimientos de ingeniería genética, en los que se modifican fragmentos de su ADN...

  16. Marco computacional para la definición de un modelo bio-inspirado en la señalización celular

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    Gomez Canaval, Sandra Maria

    2014-01-01

    Las Redes de Procesadores Evolutivos-NEP propuestas en [Mitrana et al., 2001], son un modelo computacional bio-inspirado a partir de la evolución de poblaciones de células, definiendo a nivel sintáctico algunas propiedades biológicas. En este modelo, las células están representadas por medio de palabras que describen secuencias de ADN. Informalmente, en algún instante de tiempo, el sistema evolutivo está representado por una colección de palabras cada una de las cuales representa una célula. ...

  17. Mecanismos de oxidaciones fotosensibilizadas de nucleótidos púricos y pirimidínicos por pterinas de interés biomédico

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    Serrano, Mariana Paula

    2014-01-01

    La radiación UV es la porción más energética del espectro solar que alcanza la superficie terrestre. Este tipo de radiación y, en mucha menor proporción, la luz visible, son capaces de modificar la estructura química de ciertas macromoléculas y metabolitos presentes en los tejidos. En particular, los cambios químicos sufridos por las proteínas y por el ADN producen graves consecuencias a nivel celular. Dichos efectos van desde disfunciones en el metabolismo celular hasta la muerte, pasando po...

  18. Movilidad de factores de virulencia del patógeno E. Coli O157:H7 y otros serotipos

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    Martinez Castillo, Alexandre

    2015-01-01

    Los elementos genéticos móviles (EGMs) tienen la capacidad de transportar el ADN bacteriano y hacer que prácticamente cualquier gen presente en una bacteria pueda ser movilizado a otra. Los bacteriófagos son un tipo de EGM que permiten la movilización de genes de una cepa bacteriana a otra, pudiendo generar nuevas cepas patógenas si el gen que transfieren codifica para una proteína que provoca virulencia. En esta tesis doctoral nos hemos centrado en el estudio de los bacteriófagos portad...

  19. Models for chiral amplification in spontaneous mirror symmetry breaking

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    Blanco de Torres, Celia

    2014-01-01

    Es un hecho empírico que hay un desequilibrio quiral absoluto (o ruptura de simetría especular) en todos los sistemas biológicos conocidos, dónde los procesos cruciales para la vida, como la replicación, implican estructuras supramoleculares que comparten el mismo signo quiral (homoquiralidad). Estas estructuras quirales son proteinas, compuestas de amino ácidos encontrados como L-enantiómeros; y polímeros de ADN y ARN y azúcares, compuestos de R-monocarbohidratos. Basándonos en el hecho de q...

  20. STUDY OF PERSISTENT VIRAL INFECTION IN AN ANIMAL MODEL OF VIRAL MYOCARDITIS BY PCR

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    马睿; 陈曙霞; 刘晶星

    2000-01-01

    ffeStnn6 Objectif Etudier ie r6le de l'infection virale persistante dans ie pethog4de de la myOCardite virale.ANt~ L' ARN viral dens ie my~rde et ie mug et l' alteration potholedque du m~rde ent ate ewilnd per la techniquede PCR adns un mangle de myrmrdite virale chez ies ~ris. Rhaltats L 'ARN viral a ate detects an 3'jour dens ie mug etie myrmrde. An 8'jour, I 'ARN viral an niveau du mug a ate pertiellement dewnu then f lorsque l' alteration pethologiquedu myocarde a atteint un maximum. he 12'jour, L' ARN ...