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  1. 36 CFR 254.25 - Survey. (United States)


    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Survey. 254.25 Section 254.25... National Forest Townsites § 254.25 Survey. The authorized Forest Service official shall conduct or provide for the necessary tract survey and boundary posting of National Forest System land....

  2. Dicty_cDB: SFJ254 [Dicty_cDB

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    Full Text Available SF (Link to library) SFJ254 (Link to dictyBase) - - - Contig-U16458-1 SFJ254P (Link to Original site) SF...J254F 568 SFJ254Z 647 SFJ254P 1215 - - Show SFJ254 Library SF (Link to library) Clone ID SF...e URL Representative seq. ID SF...J254P (Link to Original site) Representative DNA sequence >SFJ254 (SFJ254Q) /CSM/SF/SFJ2-C/SFJ...DHSKLTKADFLSKQDKKTPVFIRISTVQGPRGS ADTVRDVHGFAVKFYTDEGNYDLVGNNMPVFFIQDASSFPDFVHAVK

  3. 36 CFR 254.10 - Bargaining; arbitration. (United States)


    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Bargaining; arbitration. 254... LANDOWNERSHIP ADJUSTMENTS Land Exchanges § 254.10 Bargaining; arbitration. (a) Unless the parties to an exchange... exchange, the appraisal(s), at the initiative of either party, must be submitted to arbitration, unless,...

  4. 7 CFR 1944.254 - Program costs. (United States)


    ... such as annual fiscal review and audit, telephones, postage, travel, professional education, furniture... 7 Agriculture 13 2010-01-01 2009-01-01 true Program costs. 1944.254 Section 1944.254 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, RURAL...

  5. 36 CFR 254.15 - Title standards. (United States)


    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Title standards. 254.15... ADJUSTMENTS Land Exchanges § 254.15 Title standards. (a) Title evidence. (1) Unless otherwise specified by the... and “Standards for the Preparation of Title Evidence in Land Acquisitions by the United States”...

  6. 48 CFR 53.303-DD-254 - Department of Defense DD Form 254, Contract Security Classification Specification. (United States)


    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Department of Defense DD Form 254, Contract Security Classification Specification. 53.303-DD-254 Section 53.303-DD-254 Federal... Illustrations of Forms 53.303-DD-254 Department of Defense DD Form 254, Contract Security...

  7. 38 CFR 21.254 - Supportive services. (United States)


    ...) VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 31 Employment Services § 21.254 Supportive services. (a) General. Supportive services which may be provided during a period or program of employment services include a broad range of medical treatment, care...

  8. A multidetector scintillation camera with 254 channels

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    Sveinsdottir, E; Larsen, B; Rommer, P


    A computer-based scintillation camera has been designed for both dynamic and static radionuclide studies. The detecting head has 254 independent sodium iodide crystals, each with a photomultiplier and amplifier. In dynamic measurements simultaneous events can be recorded, and 1 million total counts...... per second can be accommodated with less than 0.5% loss in any one channel. This corresponds to a calculated deadtime of 5 nsec. The multidetector camera is being used for 133Xe dynamic studies of regional cerebral blood flow in man and for 99mTc and 197 Hg static imaging of the brain....

  9. 36 CFR 254.34 - Mineral survey fractions. (United States)


    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Mineral survey fractions. 254... LANDOWNERSHIP ADJUSTMENTS Conveyance of Small Tracts § 254.34 Mineral survey fractions. (a) Mineral survey fractions subject to conveyance under this subpart are limited to those tracts which: (1) Cannot...

  10. Susceptibility to Stress Corrosion Cracking of 254SMO SS

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    De Micheli Lorenzo


    Full Text Available The susceptibility to stress corrosion cracking (SCC of solubilized and sensitized 254SMO SS was studied in sodium chloride, and sodium fluoride solutions at 80 °C and sulfuric acid solutions in presence of sodium chloride at 25 °C. The influence of salt concentration, pH values and the addition of thiosulfate was examined. The susceptibility to SCC was evaluated by Slow Strain Rate Tests (SSRT, at 1.5 x 10-6 s-1 strain rate. The behavior of 254SMO was compared to those of AISI 316L SS and Hastelloy C276. 254SMO showed an excellent resistance to SCC in all conditions, except in the more acidic solutions (pH <= 1 where, in the sensitized conditions, intergranular stress corrosion cracking occurred.

  11. 40 CFR 264.254 - Monitoring and inspection. (United States)


    ... liners and covers must be inspected to ensure tight seams and joints and the absence of tears, punctures, or blisters; and (2) Soil-based and admixed liners and covers must be inspected for imperfections... Waste Piles § 264.254 Monitoring and inspection. (a) During construction or installation, liners...

  12. 24 CFR 92.254 - Qualification as affordable housing: Homeownership. (United States)


    ... Housing and Urban Development HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM Project Requirements § 92.254... investment must be treated as an amendment to the original project. The housing must be sold to a new... applicable period specified in the following table, beginning after project completion. The per unit...

  13. 27 CFR 40.254 - Receipt into factory. (United States)


    ... 27 Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Receipt into factory. 40... Operations § 40.254 Receipt into factory. A manufacturer of tobacco products may receive in bond into his factory tobacco products and may also receive into his factory tobacco products on which the tax has...

  14. 7 CFR 1220.254 - Patents, copyrights, inventions, and publications. (United States)


    ... 7 Agriculture 10 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Patents, copyrights, inventions, and publications... Miscellaneous § 1220.254 Patents, copyrights, inventions, and publications. (a) Any patents, copyrights..., franchising, or other uses of such patents, copyrights, inventions, or publications, inure to the benefit...

  15. 18 CFR 367.2540 - Account 254, Other regulatory liabilities. (United States)


    ... GAS ACT Balance Sheet Chart of Accounts Deferred Credits § 367.2540 Account 254, Other regulatory... regulatory liabilities. 367.2540 Section 367.2540 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE PUBLIC UTILITY HOLDING COMPANY ACT OF...

  16. 42 CFR 403.254 - Calculation of premiums. (United States)


    ... Ratio Provisions § 403.254 Calculation of premiums. (a) General provisions. To calculate the amount of... loss ratio calculation period. (b) Specific provisions. (1) Earned premium for a given period means— (i) Written premiums for the period; plus— (ii) The total premium reserve at the beginning of the period;...

  17. 47 CFR 1.254 - Nature of the hearing; burden of proof. (United States)


    ... 47 Telecommunication 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Nature of the hearing; burden of proof. 1.254 Section 1.254 Telecommunication FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION GENERAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Hearing Proceedings Hearing and Intermediate Decision § 1.254 Nature of the hearing; burden of proof. Any hearing...

  18. Ozone and UV254 radiation for municipal wastewater disinfection. (United States)

    Blatchley, Ernest R; Weng, Shihchi; Afifi, Mehrnaz Zare; Chiu, Hsiao-Han; Reichlin, Douglas B; Jousset, Stéphane; Erhardt, Richard S


    Bench-scale experiments were conducted with municipal wastewater effluent samples to examine the feasibility of combined application of ozone and ultraviolet (UV) radiation for disinfection. Effluent samples displayed rapid initial ozone demand, which promotes ozone transfer but diminishes disinfection efficacy. Ozone doses up to 10 mg/L yielded only trace quantities of residual ozone; despite the fact that initial ozone demand was never exceeded, quantifiable (though variable) inactivation of E. coli was observed, along with modest improvements of UV transmittance. Results from collimated beam experiments demonstrated that compliance with effluent discharge permit limitations could be achieved consistently with a UV254 dose of 12.4 mJ/cm2 at a pre-ozonation dose of 2 to 3 mg/L. In the absence of pre-ozonation, consistent compliance was observed at a UV dose of 16.5 mJ/cm2. No evidence of synergism between ozone and UV254 radiation was found in the measured inactivation responses of E. coli.

  19. Exploring the stability of super heavy elements: First Measurement of the Fission Barrier of 254No

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    Henning G.


    Full Text Available The gamma-ray multiplicity and total energy emitted by the heavy nucleus 254No have been measured at 2 different beam energies. From these measurements, the initial distributions of spin I and excitation energy E∗ of 254No were constructed. The distributions display a saturation in excitation energy, which allows a direct determination of the fission barrier. 254No is the heaviest shell-stabilized nucleus with a measured fission barrier.

  20. 30 CFR 254.45 - Verifying the capabilities of your response equipment. (United States)


    ... accordance with MMS-approved test criteria. You may use the document “Test Protocol for the Evaluation of Oil... 30 Mineral Resources 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Verifying the capabilities of your response equipment. 254.45 Section 254.45 Mineral Resources MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE...

  1. 30 CFR 254.46 - Whom do I notify if an oil spill occurs? (United States)


    ... 30 Mineral Resources 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Whom do I notify if an oil spill occurs? 254.46... Outer Continental Shelf Facilities § 254.46 Whom do I notify if an oil spill occurs? (a) You must immediately notify the National Response Center (1-800-424-8802) if you observe: (1) An oil spill from...

  2. 37 CFR 2.54 - Requirements for drawings submitted on paper. (United States)


    ... submitted on paper. 2.54 Section 2.54 Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK... drawings submitted on paper. The drawing must meet the requirements of § 2.52. In addition, in a paper submission, the drawing should: (a) Be on non-shiny white paper that is separate from the application; (b)...

  3. 40 CFR 421.254 - Standards of performance for new sources. (United States)


    ... 40 Protection of Environment 28 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Standards of performance for new sources. 421.254 Section 421.254 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) EFFLUENT GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS NONFERROUS METALS MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY Primary...

  4. 48 CFR 53.204-1 - Safeguarding classified information within industry (DD Form 254, DD Form 441). (United States)


    ... information within industry (DD Form 254, DD Form 441). 53.204-1 Section 53.204-1 Federal Acquisition....204-1 Safeguarding classified information within industry (DD Form 254, DD Form 441). The following... specified in subpart 4.4 and the clause at 52.204-2: (a) DD Form 254 (Department of Defense (DOD)),...

  5. Structure and formation mechanism of the transfermium isotope {sup 254}No.

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    Reiter, P.


    The ground-state band of the Z=102 isotope {sup 254}No has been identified up to spin 14, indicating that the nucleus is deformed. The deduced quadruple deformation, {beta} = 0.27, is in agreement with theoretical predictions. These observations confirm that the shell-correction energy responsible for the stability of transfermium nuclei is partly derived from deformation. The survival of {sup 254}No up to spin 14 means that its fission barrier persists at least up to that spin.

  6. cdc-25.4, a Caenorhabditis elegans Ortholog of cdc25, Is Required for Male Mating Behavior

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    Sangmi Oh


    Full Text Available Cell division cycle 25 (cdc25 is an evolutionarily conserved phosphatase that promotes cell cycle progression. Among the four cdc25 orthologs in Caenorhabditis elegans, we found that cdc-25.4 mutant males failed to produce outcrossed progeny. This was not caused by defects in sperm development, but by defects in male mating behavior. The cdc-25.4 mutant males showed various defects during male mating, including contact response, backing, turning, and vulva location. Aberrant turning behavior was the most prominent defect in the cdc-25.4 mutant males. We also found that cdc-25.4 is expressed in many neuronal cells throughout development. The turning defect in cdc-25.4 mutant males was recovered by cdc-25.4 transgenic expression in neuronal cells, suggesting that cdc-25.4 functions in neurons for male mating. However, the neuronal morphology of cdc-25.4 mutant males appeared to be normal, as examined with several neuronal markers. Also, RNAi depletion of wee-1.3, a C. elegans ortholog of Wee1/Myt1 kinase, failed to suppress the mating defects of cdc-25.4 mutant males. These findings suggest that, for successful male mating, cdc-25.4 does not target cell cycles that are required for neuronal differentiation and development. Rather, cdc-25.4 likely regulates noncanonical substrates in neuronal cells.

  7. 48 CFR 53.303-254-53.303-347 - Illustration of agency forms. (United States)


    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Illustration of agency... FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (CONTINUED) CLAUSES AND FORMS FORMS Illustrations of Forms 53.303-254—53.303-347 Illustration of agency forms. Editorial Note: The forms appearing in sections...

  8. 30 CFR 250.254 - What mitigation measures information must accompany the DPP or DOCD? (United States)


    ... 30 Mineral Resources 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What mitigation measures information must... Information Contents of Development and Production Plans (dpp) and Development Operations Coordination Documents (docd) § 250.254 What mitigation measures information must accompany the DPP or DOCD? (a) If...

  9. 16 CFR 254.6 - Deceptive use of diplomas, degrees, or certificates. (United States)


    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Deceptive use of diplomas, degrees, or... GUIDES FOR PRIVATE VOCATIONAL AND DISTANCE EDUCATION SCHOOLS § 254.6 Deceptive use of diplomas, degrees, or certificates. (a) It is deceptive for an industry member to issue a degree, diploma,...

  10. Removal of UV 254 nm matter and nutrients from a photobioreactor-wetland system. (United States)

    Wu, Yonghong; He, Jiangzhou; Hu, Zhengyi; Yang, Linzhang; Zhang, Naiming


    The output of organic pollutants and excessive nutrients in intensive agricultural areas has frequently occurred, which easily lead to pollution events such as harmful algal blooms in downstream aquatic ecosystems. A photobioreactor-wetland system was applied to remove UV(254 nm) matter and dissolved nutrients discharged from an intensive agricultural area in the Kunming region of western China. The photobioreactor-wetland system was composed of two main components: an autotrophic photobioreactor with replanted macrophytes and a constructed wetland. The results showed that there was a significant correlation between UV(245)(nm) absorbance and chemical oxygen demand (COD) concentration in the effluent of the agricultural ecosystem. When the hydraulic load of the photobioreactor-wetland system was 500 m(3)day(-1), the UV(254 nm) absorbance was dramatically reduced, and dissolved nutrients such as TDP, NO(3)-N and NH(4)-N were effectively removed. The overall average removal efficiencies were as follows in relatively steady-state conditions: UV(254 nm) matter (66%), TDP (71%), NO(3)-N (75%) and NH(4)-N (65%). Simpson's diversity index of zoobenthos indicated that the system could increase the zoobenthic diversity and improve the growth conditions of the zoobenthos habitat. The results also showed that the photobioreactor-wetland system could remove the UV(254 nm) matter and dissolved nutrients, providing a promising bio-measure for reducing the risk of pollution event occurrences in downstream surface waters.

  11. 6 CFR 25.4 - Designation of qualified anti-terrorism technologies. (United States)


    ... 6 Domestic Security 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Designation of qualified anti-terrorism... REGULATIONS TO SUPPORT ANTI-TERRORISM BY FOSTERING EFFECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES § 25.4 Designation of qualified anti-terrorism technologies. (a) General. The Under Secretary may Designate as a Qualified...

  12. 42 CFR 84.254 - Powered air-purifying respirators; requirements and tests. (United States)


    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Powered air-purifying respirators; requirements and... DEVICES Special Use Respirators § 84.254 Powered air-purifying respirators; requirements and tests. (a... air-purifying respirators prescribed in subpart L of this part are applicable to vinyl...


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    J. Vasquez


    Full Text Available En este trabajo presentamos un estudio multifrecuencia del medio interstelar en el entorno de la región HII Sh2-54. El gas molecular y el polvo se han analizado y descripto por medio de las observaciones milimétricas e infrarrojas, respectivamente. La emisión en 8.0 ¿Êm de Spitzer-IRAC presenta una compleja estructura filamentaria de gas fotodisociado, evidenciando la interacción entre la región HII y el gas molecular. Numerosos candidatos a objetos estelares jóvenes se encuentran proyectados sobre Sh2-54 y sus alrededores. Analizamos si la presencia de estos objetos puede ser explicada dentro de un escenario de formación estelar inducida.

  14. Coulomb dissociation of {sup 8}B at 254 A MeV

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    Suemmerer, K.; Boue, F.; Baumann, T.; Geissel, H.; Hellstroem, M.; Koczon, P.; Schwab, E.; Schwab, W.; Senger, P.; Surowiecz, A. [Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI), Darmstadt (Germany); Iwasa, N.; Ozawa, A. [Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI), Darmstadt (Germany)]|[RIKEN Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Saitama (Japan); Surowka, G. [Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI), Darmstadt (Germany)]|[Jagiellonian Univ., Krakow (Poland). Inst. of Physics; Blank, B.; Czajkowski, S.; Marchand, C.; Pravikoff, M.S. [Centre d`Etudes Nucleaires de Bordeaux-Gradignan, 33 (France); Foerster, A.; Lauer, F.; Oeschler, H.; Speer, J.; Sturm, C.; Uhlig, F.; Wagner, A. [Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Gai, M. [Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT (United States). Dept. of Physics; Grosse, E. [Inst. fuer Kern- und Hadronenphysik, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Dresden (Germany); Kohlmeyer, B. [Philipps Univ., Marburg (Germany). Fachbereich Physik; Kulessa, R.; Walus, W. [Jagiellonian Univ., Krakow (Poland). Inst. of Physics; Motobayashi, T. [Rikkyo Univ., Tokyo (Japan). Dept. of Physics; Teranishi, T. [RIKEN Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Saitama (Japan)


    As an alternative method for determining the astrophysical S-factor for the {sup 7}Be(p,{gamma}){sup 8}B reaction we have measured the Coulomb dissociation of {sup 8}B at 254 A MeV. From our preliminary results, we obtain good agreement with both the accepted direct-reaction measurements and the low-energy Coulomb dissociation study of Iwasa et al. performed at about 50 A MeV. (orig.)


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    Johnson, John Asher; Muirhead, Philip S.; Crepp, Justin R.; Morton, Timothy D. [Department of Astrophysics, California Institute of Technology, MC 249-17, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Gazak, J. Zachary [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai' i, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 (United States); Apps, Kevin [Cheyne Walk Observatory, 75B Cheyne Walk, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7LR (United Kingdom); Crossfield, Ian J. M. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (United States); Tabetha Boyajian [Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4106, Atlanta, GA 30302-4106 (United States); Von Braun, Kaspar [NASA Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI), CIT Mail Code 100-22, 770 South Wilson Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Rojas-Ayala, Barbara [Department of Astrophysics, Division of Physical Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 (United States); Howard, Andrew W.; Marcy, Geoffrey W. [Department of Astronomy, University of California, Mail Code 3411, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Covey, Kevin R.; Schlawin, Everett; Lloyd, James P. [Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 (United States); Hamren, Katherine, E-mail: [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States)


    We report the confirmation and characterization of a transiting gas giant planet orbiting the M dwarf KOI-254 every 2.455239 days, which was originally discovered by the Kepler mission. We use radial velocity measurements, adaptive optics imaging, and near-infrared spectroscopy to confirm the planetary nature of the transit events. KOI-254 b is the first hot Jupiter discovered around an M-type dwarf star. We also present a new model-independent method of using broadband photometry to estimate the mass and metallicity of an M dwarf without relying on a direct distance measurement. Included in this methodology is a new photometric metallicity calibration based on J - K colors. We use this technique to measure the physical properties of KOI-254 and its planet. We measure a planet mass of M{sub P} = 0.505 M{sub Jup}, radius R{sub P} = 0.96 R{sub Jup}, and semimajor axis a = 0.030 AU, based on our measured stellar mass M{sub *} = 0.59 M{sub Sun} and radius R{sub *} = 0.55 R{sub Sun }. We also find that the host star is metal-rich, which is consistent with the sample of M-type stars known to harbor giant planets.

  16. Stability of {sup 248–254}Cf isotopes against alpha and cluster radioactivity

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    Santhosh, K.P., E-mail:; Biju, R.K.


    Stability of {sup 248–254}Cf nuclei against alpha and cluster emissions is studied within our Coulomb and proximity potential model (CPPM). It is found that these nuclei are stable against light clusters (except alpha particles) and unstable against heavy cluster (A{sub 2}≥40) emissions. For heavy cluster emissions the daughter nuclei lead to doubly magic {sup 208}Pb or the neighbouring one. The effects of quadrupole and hexadecapole deformations of parent nuclei, daughter nuclei and emitted cluster on half lives are also studied. The computed alpha decay half life values (including quadrupole deformation β{sub 2}) are in close agreement with experimental data. Inclusion of quadrupole deformation reduces the height and width of the barrier (increases the barrier penetrability) and hence half life decreases. -- Highlights: •{sup 248–254}Cf parents are stable against light clusters (except alpha particles) and are unstable against heavy clusters ({sup 46}Ar, {sup 48,50}Ca etc.). •For the case of heavy cluster emissions the daughter nuclei are doubly magic {sup 208}Pb or neighbouring one. •The alpha decay half lives are in agreement with experimental data. •The cluster decay half lives decrease with the inclusion of quadrupole deformation.

  17. Bacterial inactivation by solar ultraviolet radiation compared with sensitivity to 254 nm radiation. (United States)

    Coohill, Thomas P; Sagripanti, Jose-Luis


    Our goal was to derive a quantitative factor that would allow us to predict the solar sensitivity of vegetative bacterial cells to natural solar radiation from the wealth of data collected for cells exposed to UVC (254 nm) radiation. We constructed a solar effectiveness spectrum for inactivation of vegetative bacterial cells by combining the available action spectra for vegetative cell killing in the solar range with the natural sunlight spectrum that reaches the ground. We then analyzed previous studies reporting the effects of solar radiation on vegetative bacterial cells and on bacterial spores. Although UVC-sensitive cells were also more sensitive to solar radiation, we found no absolute numerical correlation between the relative solar sensitivity of vegetative cells and their sensitivity to 254 nm radiation. The sensitivity of bacterial spores to solar exposure during both summer and winter correlated closely to their UVC sensitivity. The estimates presented here should make it possible to reasonably predict the time it would take for natural solar UV to kill bacterial spores or with a lesser degree of accuracy, vegetative bacterial cells after dispersion from an infected host or after an accidental or intentional release.

  18. Printed wax masks for 254 nm deep-UV pattering of PMMA-based microfluidics

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    Fan, Yiqiang


    This paper reports a new technique for masking deep-UV exposure of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) using a printed wax mask. This technique provides an inexpensive and bulk fabrication method for PMMA structures. The technique involves the direct printing of the mask onto a polymer sheet using a commercial wax printer. The wax layer was then transferred to a PMMA substrate using a thermal laminator, exposed using deep-UV (with a wavelength of 254 nm), developed in an IPA:water solution, and completed by bonding on a PMMA cap layer. A sample microfluidic device fabricated with this method is also presented, with the microchannel as narrow as 50 μm. The whole process is easy to perform without the requirement for any microfabrication facilities. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd.

  19. Stability of 248-254^Cf isotopes against alpha and cluster radioactivity

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    Santhosh, K P


    Stability of 248-254^Cf nuclei against alpha and cluster emission is studied within our Coulomb and proximity potential model (CPPM). It is found that these nuclei are stable against light clusters (except alpha particle) and instable against heavy cluster emissions. For heavy cluster emissions the daughter nuclei lead to doubly magic 208^Pb or neighbouring one. The effect of quadrapole and hexadecapole deformations of parent nuclei, daughter nuclei and emitted cluster on half lives are also studied. The computed alpha decay half life values (with including quadrupole deformation {\\beta}2) are in close agreement with experimental data. Inclusion of quadrupole deformation reduces the height and width of the barrier (increases the barrier penetrability) and hence half life decreases.

  20. Rotation Period Determination for 254 Augusta, 465 Alekto 477 Italia, 515 Athalia, and 1061 Paeonia (United States)

    Pilcher, Frederick


    Synodic rotation periods and amplitudes have been found for 254 Augusta 5.8949 ± 0.0001 hours, 0.75 to 0.58 magnitudes; 465 Alekto, 10.936 ± 0.001 hours, 0.14 ± 0.02 magnitudes with 3 maxima and minima per cycle; 477 Italia 19.413 ± 0.001 hours, 0.20 to 0.15 magnitudes with 3 very unequal maxima and minima per cycle; 515 Athalia 10.636 ± 0.001 hours, 0.21 ± 0.02 magnitudes; and 1061 Paeonia, 7.9971 ± 0.0001 hours, 1.00 ± 0.05 magnitudes.

  1. Rotational properties in even-even superheavy $^{254-258}$Rf nuclei based on total-Routhian-surface calculations

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    Hua-Lei, Wang; Jin-Ge, Jiang; Min-Liang, Liu


    High-spin yrast structures of even-even superheavy nuclei $^{254-258}$Rf are investigated by means of total-Routhian-surface approach in three-dimensional ($\\beta_2, \\gamma, \\beta_4$) space. The behavior in the moments of inertia of $^{256}$Rf is well reproduced by our calculations, which is attributed to the $j_{15/2}$ neutron rotation-alignment. The competition between rotationally aligned $i_{13/2}$ proton and $j_{15/2}$ neutron is discussed. High-spin predictions are also made for its neighboring isotopes $^{254,258}$Rf.

  2. 30 CFR 254.28 - What information must I include in the “In situ burning plan” appendix? (United States)


    ... for ignition of an oil spill; (c) A discussion of environmental effects of an in situ burn; (d) Your... THE INTERIOR OFFSHORE OIL-SPILL RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACILITIES LOCATED SEAWARD OF THE COAST LINE Oil-Spill Response Plans for Outer Continental Shelf Facilities § 254.28 What information must...

  3. A prospective study on time to recovery in 254 injured novice runners.

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    Rasmus Oestergaard Nielsen

    Full Text Available Describe the diagnoses and the time to recovery of running-related injuries in novice runners.Prospective cohort study on injured runners.This paper is a secondary data analysis of a 933-person cohort study (DANO-RUN aimed at characterizing risk factors for injury in novice runners. Among those sustaining running-related injuries, the types of injuries and time to recovery is described in the present paper. All injured runners were diagnosed after a thorough clinical examination and then followed prospectively during their recovery. If they recovered completely from injury, time to recovery of each injury was registered.A total of 254 runners were injured. The proportion of runners diagnosed with medial tibial stress syndrome was 15%, 10% for patellofemoral pain, 9% for medial meniscal injury, 7% for Achilles tendinopathy and 5% for plantar fasciitis. Among the 220 runners (87% recovering from their injury, the median time to recovery was 71 days (minimum  = 9 days, maximum  = 617 days.Medial tibial stress syndrome was the most common injury followed by patellofemoral pain, medial meniscal injury and Achilles tendinopathy. Half of the injured runners were unable to run 2×500 meters without pain after 10 weeks. Almost 5% of the injured runners received surgical treatment.

  4. Cold valleys in the radioactive decay of 248-254Cf isotopes

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    R K Biju; Sabina Sahadevan; K P Santosh; Antony Joseph


    Based on the concept of cold valley in cold fission and fusion, we have investigated the cluster decay process in 248-254Cf isotopes. In addition to alpha particle minima, other deep minima occur for S, Ar and Ca clusters. It is found that inclusion of proximity potential does not change the position of minima but minima become deeper. Taking Coulomb and proximity potential as interacting barrier for post-scission region, we computed half-lives and other characteristics for various clusters from these parents. Our study reveals that these parents are stable against light clusters and unstable against heavy clusters. Computed half-lives for alpha decay agree with experimental values within two orders of magnitude. The most probable clusters from these parents are predicted to be 46Ar, 48,50Ca which indicate the role of doubly or near doubly magic clusters in cluster radioactivity. Odd A clusters are found to be favorable for emission from odd A parents. Cluster decay model is extended to symmetric region and it is found that symmetric fission is also probable which stresses the role of doubly or near doubly magic 132Sn nuclei. Geiger-Nuttal plots were studied for various clusters and are found to be linear with varying slopes and intercepts.

  5. Critical pitting temperature for Type 254 SMO stainless steel in chloride solutions

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    Abd El Meguid, E.A. [Department of Electrochemistry and Corrosion, National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo (Egypt)]. E-mail:; Abd El Latif, A.A. [Department of Electrochemistry and Corrosion, National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo (Egypt)


    The variation with time of the open circuit potential of high molybdenum containing stainless steel (Type 254 SMO) was measured in 4% sodium chloride solution in the temperatures range 30-100 deg. C. The plot of steady state potentials as function of temperature showed an inflection at 50 deg. C, attributed to the decrease of oxygen solubility in test solution above 50 deg. C. Potentiodynamic cycling anodic polarization technique was used to determine the critical pitting potential (E {sub pit}) and the critical protection potential (E {sub prot}) of the steel in 4-30% NaCl solutions at temperatures between 30 and 100 deg. C. By plotting the two values versus solution temperature, the corresponding critical pitting (CPT) and the critical protection (CPrT) temperatures were determined. Both parameters decreased with increasing chloride content. Above the CPT, E {sub pit} and E {sub prot} decreased linearly with log[Cl{sup -}]. The addition of bromide ions to the solution shifted both E {sub pit} and E {sub prot} towards positive values. In 4% NaCl, E {sub pit} increased linearly with pH in the range 1-10. The combined effect of chloride ion concentration and pH on the morphology of the pits was examined by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) following potentiodynamic cycling anodic polarization.

  6. Electrochemical and SEM study on Type 254 SMO stainless steel in chloride solutions

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    Abd El Meguid, E.A.; Abd El Latif, A.A


    An investigation was conducted to examine the critical crevice potential (E{sub crev}) and the critical protection potential (E{sub prot}) for Type 254 SMO stainless steel in 4% NaCl solution by using potentiodynamic cyclic anodic polarization (PCAP) technique at temperature ranging from 30 to 90 deg. C. The critical crevice temperature (CCT) and the critical crevice protection temperature (T{sub prot}) were determined by plotting the values of breakdown potential and E{sub prot} versus solution temperature, respectively. The values of CCT and T{sub prot} were recorded at the abrupt transition with increasing the temperature from transpassive corrosion to crevice corrosion and were found to be at 55 and 52 deg. C, respectively. Above CCT (70 deg. C) the following points were recorded. The E{sub crev} and E{sub prot} decreased linearly with log [Cl{sup -}]. The addition of bromide ions to chloride ions at a fixed halide content of 4% increased both E{sub crev} and E{sub prot}. The E{sub crev} value in 4% NaCl increased linearly with increasing pH in the range 1-10. The addition of 0.5 M bicarbonate ions to 4% NaCl completely removed the crevices effect while increasing the addition of sulphate ions to 4% NaCl increased both of E{sub crev} and E{sub prot}. The morphology of the crevice corrosion produced on the steel surface was examined by scanning electron microscope (SEM) after PCAP treatment under different test conditions.

  7. Application of the Baade-Wesselink method to a pulsating cluster Herbig Ae star: H254 in IC348

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    Ripepi, V; Marconi, M; Catanzaro, G; Claudi, R; Daszyńska-Daszkiewicz, J; Palla, F; Leccia, S; Bernabei, S


    In this paper we present new photometric and radial velocity data for the PMS $\\delta$ Sct star H254, member of the young cluster IC 348. Photometric V,R$_C$,I$_C$ light curves were obtained at the Loiano and Asiago telescopes. The radial velocity data was acquired by means of the SARG@TNG spectrograph. High-resolution spectroscopy allowed us to derive precise stellar parameters and the chemical composition of the star, obtaining: T$_{\\rm eff}$\\,=\\,6750\\,$\\pm$\\,150 K; $\\log g$\\,=\\,4.1\\,$\\pm$\\,0.4 dex; [Fe/H]=-0.07$\\pm$0.12 dex. Photometric and spectroscopic data were used to estimate the total absorption in the $V$ band A$_{\\rm V}$=2.06$\\pm$0.05 mag, in agreement with previous estimates. We adopted the technique of the difference in phase and amplitude between different photometric bands and radial velocities to verify that H254 is (definitely) pulsating in a radial mode. This occurrence allowed us to apply the CORS realization of the Baade--Wesselink method to obtain a value for the linear radius of H254 equ...

  8. Study on Removal Effect of Turbidity and UV254 from water by Enhanced Coagulation%强化混凝技术去除水体中浊度和UV254的试验研究

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    康孟新; 董琦; 张海亚


    通过静态烧杯试验,分析了聚合硫酸铁( PFS)和硫酸铝两种混凝剂在不同投加量、pH值和助凝剂投加量条件下,对水中浊度和UV254去除效果的影响。试验结果表明:对于去除水中的浊度而言,PFS的最佳投加量为60 mg/L,最佳pH值为7,最佳助凝剂的投加量为0.1mg/L;硫酸铝的最佳投加量为50 mg/L,最佳pH值为6.5,最佳助凝剂的投加量为0.05 mg/L。对于去除水中UV254而言,UV254的去除率均随着混凝剂和助凝剂投加量的增加而增加,最佳pH值为6.5;作为混凝剂PFS的总体性能要优于硫酸铝。最后通过正交试验确定了当混凝剂为PFS时,影响强化混凝处理效果的各因素的主次顺序依次为:PFS投加量、pH值、PAM投加量,强化混凝的最佳实验条件为PFS投加量为60 mg/L,水体的pH值为6.5,助凝剂的投加量为0.10 mg/L。%Through static simulation test,the impact of polymeric ferric sulfate( PFS) and aluminum sulfate on the enhanced coagulation for the removal of turbidity and UV254 was studied under the condition of different co-agulant dosage,pH values and coagulant aid dosage. The experimental results showed that for the turbidity,the optimum value of coagulant dosage for PFS was 60mg/L,the corresponding optimal value of pH was 7,the co-agulant aid dosage was 0. 1mg/L,and for aluminum sulfate the dosage was 50mg/L,the pH was 6. 5,the coag-ulant aid dosage was 0. 05mg/L;for the UV254 ,the rate of UV254 removal increased with the increasing of the co-agulant dosage and the coagulant aid dosage,the optimal pH was 6. 5;as to be coagulant,PFS was better than aluminum sulfate. At last,through the orthogonal test,the order of the key factors for the PFS were as follows:the dosage of PFS,the pH value and the dosage of coagulant aid. And the optimized experiment conditions were that the dosage of PFS was 60mg/L,the pH was 6. 5 and the dosage of coagulant aid was 0. 10mg/L.

  9. Tracing a phase transition with fluctuations of the largest fragment size: Statistical multifragmentation models and the ALADIN S254 data

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    Pietrzak, T; Aumann, T; Bacri, C O; Barczyk, T; Bassini, R; Bianchin, S; Boiano, C; Botvina, A S; Boudard, A; Brzychczyk, J; Chbihi, A; Cibor, J; Czech, B; De Napoli, M; Ducret, J -E; Emling, H; Frankland, J D; Hellstrom, M; Henzlova, D; Imme, G; Iori, I; Johansson, H; Kezzar, K; Lafriakh, A; Le Fèvre, A; Gentil, E Le; Leifels, Y; Luhning, J; Lukasik, J; Lynch, W G; Lynen, U; Majka, Z; Mocko, M; Muller, W F J; Mykulyak, A; Orth, H; Otte, A N; Palit, R; Pawlowski, P; Pullia, A; Raciti, G; Rapisarda, E; Sann, H; Schwarz, C; Sfienti, C; Simon, H; Summerer, K; Trautmann, W; Tsang, M B; Verde, G; Volant, C; Wallace, M; Weick, H; Wiechula, J; Wieloch, A; Zwieglinski, B


    A phase transition signature associated with cumulants of the largest fragment size distribution has been identified in statistical multifragmentation models and examined in analysis of the ALADIN S254 data on fragmentation of neutron-poor and neutron-rich projectiles. Characteristics of the transition point indicated by this signature are weakly dependent on the A/Z ratio of the fragmenting spectator source. In particular, chemical freeze-out temperatures are estimated within the range 5.9 to 6.5 MeV. The experimental results are well reproduced by the SMM model.

  10. Photoinitiated oxidation of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol by irradiation with 254 nm and 185 nm UV light. (United States)

    Kutschera, Kristin; Börnick, Hilmar; Worch, Eckhard


    The degradation of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB) by UV irradiation at different wavelengths was investigated under varying boundary conditions. The results showed that conventional UV radiation (254 nm) is ineffective in removing these compounds from water. In contrast to the usual UV radiation UV/VUV radiation (254+185 nm) was more effective in the removal of the taste and odour compounds. The degradation could be described by a simple pseudo first-order rate law with rate constants of about 1.2 x 10(-3) m(2)J(-1) for geosmin and 2-MIB in ultrapure water. In natural water used for drinking water abstraction the rate constants decreased to 2.7 x 10(-4) m(2)J(-1) for geosmin and 2.5 x 10(-4) m(2)J(-1) for 2-MIB due to the presence of NOM. Additionally, the formation of the by-product nitrite was studied. In the UV/VUV irradiation process up to 0.6 mg L(-1) nitrite was formed during the complete photoinitiated oxidation of the odour compounds. However, the addition of low ozone doses could prevent the formation of nitrite in the UV/VUV irradiation experiments.

  11. Study on the mechanism of photo-degradation of p-nitrophenol exposed to 254 nm UV light. (United States)

    Zhao, Sufang; Ma, Hongjuan; Wang, Min; Cao, Changqing; Xiong, Jie; Xu, Yunshu; Yao, Side


    The degradation mechanism of p-nitrophenol (p-NP) exposed to 254 nm UV light was studied in the presence and the absence of oxygen respectively via both steady-state photolysis and time-resolved laser flash photolysis (LFP) experiments. It has been confirmed that p-NP can be photo-ionized to produce its radical cation (p-NP(+)) and hydrated electron (e(aq)(-)) with a quantum yield of 0.52. In neutral solution p-NP(+) will be quickly deprotonated to form its phenoxyl radical (p-NP) which will react with oxygen to promote the breakage of benzene ring of p-NP. The degradation efficiency of p-NP exposed to 254 nm UV is as low as commonly reported. However, oxygen could improve the photo-degradation efficiency, which is due to the reaction of oxygen with p-NP. The reaction between oxygen and p-NP has been experimentally confirmed both in LFP and in pulse radiolysis.

  12. Comparative ultraviolet action spectra (254-320 nm) of five wild-type eukaryotic microorganisms and Escherichia coli

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    Calkins, J.; Wheeler, J.S.; Keller, C.I.; Colley, E.; Hazle, J.D.


    The action spectra of five eukaryotic organisms and the prokaryote, Escherichia coli, were examined over the wavelength range, 254-320 nm. Both the repair competent and three repair defective strains (E. coli, Caenorhabditis elegans, Saccharomyces) were examined. Tetrahymena pyriformis action spectra were performed with and without the excision repair inhibitor caffeine present. Others have observed that lethality, mutation, and the production of pyrimidine dimers show much the same wavelength dependence as DNA absorption. The results presented here demonstrate several action spectra which deviate from the DNA absorption spectra. Ultraviolet sensitization ratios (repair competent/repair defective) were also examined and were shown to change over the wavelength range. These findings suggest that DNA may not be the only important chromophore leading to cell death in the uv wavelength range studied. Since uv-B is of major importance in solar uv damage, these findings may also yield important implications for solar uv studies.

  13. Closure Report for Corrective Action Unit 254: Area 25, R-MAD Decontamination Facility, Nevada Test Site, Nevada

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    Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 254 is located in Area 25 of the Nevada Test Site (NTS), approximately 100 kilometers (km) (62 miles) northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. The site is located within the Reactor Maintenance, Assembly and Disassembly (R-MAD) compound and consists of Building 3126, two outdoor decontamination pads, and surrounding areas within an existing fenced area measuring approximately 50 x 37 meters (160 x 120 feet). The site was used from the early 1960s to the early 1970s as part of the Nuclear Rocket Development Station program to decontaminate test-car hardware and tooling. The site was reactivated in the early 1980s to decontaminate a radiologically contaminated military tank. This Closure Report (CR) describes the closure activities performed to allow un-restricted release of the R-MAD Decontamination Facility.

  14. A clinico-radiological study on 254 cases of pontine high signals on magnetic resonance imaging in relation to brain stem semiology

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    Watanabe, Masaki; Takahashi, Akira (Nagoya Univ. (Japan). Faculty of Medicine); Arahata, Yutaka; Motegi, Yoshimasa; Furuse, Masahiro


    A total of 254 patients who were proved to have pontine high intensity areas on T[sub 2]-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were analyzed in relation to brain stem semiology. A comparative study on MRI and MR angiography was made between 254 patients with pontine high signals and 276 control cases showing no abnormality either on T[sub 1] or T[sub 2]-weighted images. Of the 254 patients, 62 had transient subjective complaints such as vertigo-dizziness. Supratentorial high signals, basilar artery tortuousness and vertebral artery asymmetry on MR angiography were seen more frequently in patients with pontine high signals than in the controls. In conclusion, pontine high signals may result from diffuse arteriosclerosis and MR angiography is considered to be a useful screening method. (author).

  15. Pharmacokinetic correlation between experimental and clinical effects on human non-small cell lung cancers of cis-diammineglycolatoplatinum (254-S) and cis-diamminedichloroplatinum. (United States)

    Koenuma, M; Kasai, H; Uchida, N; Wada, T; Hattori, M; Oguma, T; Totani, T; Inaba, M


    We attempted to correlate the in vitro and in vivo antitumor activities of cis-diammineglycolatoplatinum (254-S), a novel platinum complex, and cis-diamminedichloro-platinum (CDDP) against the established culture cell lines and xenografts of human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with their clinical effects, based on the previous finding that the cytotoxicity of CDDP depends on the area under the curve (AUC). The concentration of 254-S and CDDP inhibiting the in vitro growth of 4 cultured NSCLC lines by 50% (IC50) was 0.82-7.8 and 0.53-4.2 micrograms/ml, respectively, showing a similar level. Of the 4 cell lines, only the most sensitive line, RERF-LC-AI, showed an IC50 close to a specific concentration (0.50 for 254-S and 0.32 micrograms/ml for CDDP) that reproduces in vitro the clinical AUCfree (24.8 and 5.34 micrograms-hr/ml) of the respective drugs. We treated 6 lines of human NSCLC xenografts implanted in nude mice with 254-S and CDDP at a particular dose (13.2 and 3.7 mg/kg) that is equivalent to the clinical doses with respect to the plasma AUCfree. 254-S and CDDP exhibited significant antitumor effects on 2 and 1 of the 6 lines, respectively. These in vitro and in vivo findings were considered to be relatively well correlated with the reported clinical response rates of 15-19% for 254-S and 14-15% for CDDP.

  16. Destruction of cyanobacterial toxin cylindrospermopsin by hydroxyl radicals and sulfate radicals using UV-254 nm activation of hydrogen peroxide, persulfate and peroxymonosulfate (United States)

    Abstract: With increasing worldwide incidence of toxic cyanobacterial blooms in bodies of water, cylindrospermopsin (CYN) has become a significant concern to public health and water management officials. In this study, the removal of CYN by UV-254 nm-mediated advanced oxidation ...

  17. Corrective Action Decision Document for Corrective Action Unit 254: Area 25 R-MAD Decontamination Facility, Nevada Test Site, Nevada

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    This Corrective Action Decision Document identifies and rationalizes the US Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office's selection of a recommended corrective action alternative (CAA) appropriate to facilitate the closure of Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 254, R-MAD Decontamination Facility, under the Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order. Located in Area 25 at the Nevada Test Site in Nevada, CAU 254 is comprised of Corrective Action Site (CAS) 25-23-06, Decontamination Facility. A corrective action investigation for this CAS as conducted in January 2000 as set forth in the related Corrective Action Investigation Plan. Samples were collected from various media throughout the CAS and sent to an off-site laboratory for analysis. The laboratory results indicated the following: radiation dose rates inside the Decontamination Facility, Building 3126, and in the storage yard exceeded the average general dose rate; scanning and static total surface contamination surveys indicated that portions of the locker and shower room floor, decontamination bay floor, loft floor, east and west decon pads, north and south decontamination bay interior walls, exterior west and south walls, and loft walls were above preliminary action levels (PALs). The investigation-derived contaminants of concern (COCs) included: polychlorinated biphenyls, radionuclides (strontium-90, niobium-94, cesium-137, uranium-234 and -235), total volatile and semivolatile organic compounds, total petroleum hydrocarbons, and total Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Metals). During the investigation, two corrective action objectives (CAOs) were identified to prevent or mitigate human exposure to COCs. Based on these CAOs, a review of existing data, future use, and current operations at the Nevada Test Site, three CAAs were developed for consideration: Alternative 1 - No Further Action; Alternative 2 - Unrestricted Release Decontamination and Verification Survey; and Alternative 3 - Unrestricted

  18. Photodegradation of the azole fungicide fluconazole in aqueous solution under UV-254: kinetics, mechanistic investigations and toxicity evaluation. (United States)

    Chen, Zhi-Feng; Ying, Guang-Guo; Jiang, Yu-Xia; Yang, Bin; Lai, Hua-Jie; Liu, You-Sheng; Pan, Chang-Gui; Peng, Fu-Qiang


    The azole fungicide fluconazole has been reported to be persistent in conventional wastewater treatment plants. This study investigated the photodegradation of fluconazole under UV-254 in aqueous solutions. The results revealed that the photodegradation of fluconazole was pH-dependent (2.0-12.0) following the pseudo-first-order kinetics with quantum yield values ranging from 0.023 to 0.090 mol einstein(-1), and it underwent a direct and self-sensitized mechanism involving (1)O2. The main photodegradation by-products were identified and semi-quantitated. The proposed photodegradation pathway included hydroxylative defluorination reaction. The 72 h-NOEC and 72 h-LOEC values for fluconazole using a freshwater unicellular green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata were 10 μM and 15 μM. Overall, the photodegradation of fluconazole produced a significant decrease in algal toxicity. It also proved that the photodegradation by-products will not present extra toxicity to this alga than fluconazole itself.

  19. Star formation in the filament of S254-S258 OB complex: a cluster in the process of making

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    Samal, M R; Jose, J; Zavagno, A; Takahashi, S; Neichel, B; Kim, J S; Chauhan, N; Pandey, A K; Zinchenko, I; Tamura, M; Ghosh, S K


    Infrared Dark Clouds are ideal laboratories to study the initial processes of high-mass star and star cluster formation. We investigated star formation activity of an unexplored filamentary dark cloud (~5.7pc x 1.9pc), which itself is part of a large filament (~20pc) located in the S254-S258 OB complex at a distance of 2.5kpc. Using MIPS Spitzer 24 micron data, we uncover 49 sources with SNR greater than 5. We identified 45 sources as candidate YSOs of Class I, Flat-spectrum & Class II nature. Additional 17 candidate YSOs (9 Class I & 8 Class II) are also identified using JHK and WISE photometry. We find that the protostar to Class II sources ratio (~2) and the protostar fraction (~70%) of the region are high. When the protostar fraction compared to other young clusters, it suggests that the star formation in the dark cloud was possibly started only 1 Myr ago. Combining the NIR photometry of the YSO candidates with the theoretical evolutionary models, we infer that most of the candidate YSOs formed in...

  20. Clinical characteristics of 254 cases of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy%254例息肉样脉络膜血管病变的临床特征分析

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    陶勇; 侯婧; 黎晓新


    变(PCV)的临床特征.方法 回顾性分析254例临床确诊的PCV患者306只眼的临床资料.所有患者均行矫正视力、裂隙灯显微镜、间接检眼镜、眼底彩色照相、荧光素眼底血管造影、吲哚青绿血管造影以及光相干断层扫描检查(OCT).结果 254例患者中,男性152例,占59.8%;女性102例,占40.2%.年龄38~91岁,平均年龄(65.4±8.9)岁.双眼52例,占20.5%;单眼202例,占79.5%.患眼矫正视力无光感~1.2.其中,矫正视力<0.1者167只眼,占54.6%;≥0.1且<0.3者92只眼,占30.1%;≥0.3者47只眼,占15.4%.有玻璃体积血61只眼,占19.9%.202例单眼PCV患者中,另眼可见玻璃膜疣68例,占33.7%;渗出型老年性黄斑变性24例,占11.9%;对侧眼有中心性浆液性脉络膜视网膜病变病史9例,占4.5%.306只眼中,可见脉络膜高通透性表现43只眼,占14.1%.PCV病变位于黄斑区下1 99只眼,占65.0%;颞侧视网膜血管弓下49只眼,占16.0%;视盘旁15只眼,占4.9%.形态表现为孤立样110只眼,占35.9%;簇样176只眼,占57.5%;串样3只眼,占1.0%;分支样4只眼,占1.3%;既有孤立样同时也有簇样13只眼,占4.2%.存在神经视网膜下液性暗区125只眼,占40.8%;出血性视网膜色素上皮脱离121只眼,占39.5%;浆液性视网膜色素上皮脱离73只眼,占22.9%.结论 PCV双眼发病率、女性患病比例较高;病灶位于视盘旁比例较低.

  1. Case study: Nutrition and hydration status during 4,254 km of running over 78 consecutive days. (United States)

    Dempster, Sarah; Britton, Rhiannon; Murray, Andrew; Costa, Ricardo J S


    The aims of this study were to assess the dietary intake and monitor self-reported recovery quality and clinical symptomology of a male ultra-endurance runner who completed a multiday ultra-endurance running challenge covering 4,254 km from North Scotland to the Moroccan Sahara desert over 78 consecutive days. Food and fluid intakes were recorded and analyzed through dietary analysis software. Body mass (BM) was determined before and after running each day, and before sleep. Clinical symptomology and perceived recovery quality were recorded each day. Whole blood hemoglobin and serum ferritin were determined before and after the challenge. Total daily energy (mean ± SD: 23.2 ± 3.2 MJ · day(-1)) and macronutrient intake (182 ± 31 g · day(-1) protein, 842 ± 115 g · day(-1) carbohydrate, 159 ± 55 g · day(-1) fat) met consensus nutritional guidelines for endurance performance. Total daily water intake through foods and fluids was 4.8 ± 2.0 L · day(-1). Water and carbohydrate intake rates during running were 239 ± 143 ml · h(-1) and 56 ± 19 g · h(-1), respectively. Immediately after running, carbohydrate and protein intakes were 1.3 ± 1.0 g · kg BM(-1) and 0.4 ± 0.2 g · kg BM(-1), respectively. Daily micronutrient intakes ranged from 109 to 662% of UK RNIs. Prerunning BM was generally maintained throughout. Overall exercise-induced BM loss averaged 0.8 ± 1.0%; although BM losses of ≥ 2% occurred in the latter stages, a reflection of the warmer climate. Varying degrees of self-reported perceived recovery quality and clinical symptomology occurred throughout the challenge. This case study highlights oscillations in dietary habits along 78 consecutive days of ultra-endurance running, dependent on changes in ambient conditions and course topography. Nevertheless, nutrition and hydration status were maintained throughout the challenge. Despite dietary iron intake above RNI and iron supplementation, this alone did not prevent deficiency symptoms.

  2. Fatores prognósticos da doença meningocócica: estudo relativo a 254 casos Prognostic factors of meningococcic meningitis: a study of 254 cases

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    Full Text Available Analisa-se, em relação a 254 casos de doença meningocócica, a variação da letalidade sob a influência dos seguintes fatores que, segundo a literatura, agravam-lhe o prognóstico: grupos de idade extrema, tempo curto de história antes da admissão, presença de púrpuras e/ou petéquias na admissão, ocorrência de choque ou de coma, número de leucócitos normal ou diminuído no sangue periférico na admissão, líquido cefalorraquidiano normal na admissão, número de leucócitos normal ou diminuído no sangue periférico na admissão, número de leucócitos menor que 100/mm³, proteinorraquia maior que 300 mg/dl, ou glicorraquia menor que 10 mg/dl, no líquido cefalorraquidiano colhido na admissão. Dentre esses fatores, aqueles para os quais se demonstrou influência estatisticamente significativa sobre a letalidade foram: 1 idades extremas: maior letalidade em crianças com menos de um ano de idade e em adultos com mais de 40 anos; 2 tempo de história, antes da admissão hospitalar, menor que 48 horas; 3 presença de coma ou 4 choque na admissão; 5 número de leucócitos, no sangue periférico colhido na admissão, igual ou menor que 10.000/mm³. A combinação desses fatores evidenciou que, quanto maior o número deles associados, mais alto o índice de letalidade.Two hundred and fifty-four cases of acute meningococcic meningitis at the hospital of the University of Londrina, Paraná (Brazil, between 1972 and 1976, were analyzed to determine the lethality of nine prognostic factors, which, according to literature, are said to aggravate the prognosis, namely: age, the period of time the patient has had the disease before admission, petechial and purpuric lesions of the skin, shock, coma, reduced number of leucocytes in peripherical blood, normal cerebrospinal fluid (c.s.f. on admission, leucocyte number in c.s.f. lower than 100/mm³, protein concentration in c.s.f. higher than 300 mg/dl and glucose concentration in c.s.f. lower

  3. Compte rendu de: Maggie Morrow, Mike Morrow, Tony Judd, & Geoff Phillipson 2010. Desert RATS. Rock Art Topographical Survey in Egypt's Eastern Desert. Oxford: BAR International Series 2166, 254 p.


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    International audience; Compte rendu de: Maggie Morrow, Mike Morrow, Tony Judd, & Geoff Phillipson 2010. Desert RATS. Rock Art Topographical Survey in Egypt's Eastern Desert. Oxford: BAR International Series 2166, 254 p.

  4. Chemical, optical and other data collected aboard the THOMAS G. THOMPSON during cruise TN254 in the Coastal Waters of SE Alaska and North Pacific Ocean from 2010-09-09 to 2010-10-11 (NODC Accession 0104359) (United States)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — NODC Accession 0104359 includes chemical, optical and other data collected aboard the THOMAS G. THOMPSON during cruise TN254 in the Coastal Waters of SE Alaska and...

  5. Validation of an RPHPTLC-Densitometric Method Using Silica Gel 60 RP18WF254 for Simultaneous Determination of Nicotinamide in Selected Pharmaceutical Formulations


    Małgorzata Dołowy; Alina Pyka


    This research study describes the applicability of silica gel 60 RPW18F254 plates for the development and validation of new, simple, economic, accurate, and precise RPHPTLC-densitometric method suitable for the quantification of nicotinamide (as Vitamin PP) in three marketed preparations. The mobile phase used was methanol-water in volume composition 3 : 7. Detection wavelength was 200 nm. The proposed method was validated according to ICH guidelines and also based on Ferenczi-Fodor and Konie...

  6. Surface modification of Sylgard 184 polydimethylsiloxane by 254 nm excimer radiation and characterization by contact angle goniometry, infrared spectroscopy, atomic force and scanning electron microscopy (United States)

    Waddell, Emanuel A.; Shreeves, Stephen; Carrell, Holly; Perry, Christopher; Reid, Branden A.; McKee, James


    The modification of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) by narrow band 254 nm excimer radiation under a nitrogen atmosphere was characterized by contact angle goniometry, attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy, atomic force and scanning electron microscopy. UV irradiation results in the formation of the carboxylic acids that influences the wettability of the surface. Continued exposure results in the formation of an inorganic surface (SiO x (1 < x < 2)) which hinders the ability to continually increase the wettability. The continuity of this inorganic layer is disrupted by the formation of surface cracks. These results have implications in the fabrication and chemical modification of microfluidic or micro-electro-mechanical systems.

  7. Surface modification of Sylgard 184 polydimethylsiloxane by 254 nm excimer radiation and characterization by contact angle goniometry, infrared spectroscopy, atomic force and scanning electron microscopy

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    Waddell, Emanuel A. [University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (United States)], E-mail:; Shreeves, Stephen [University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (United States); Carrell, Holly; Perry, Christopher [Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL (United States); Reid, Branden A. [Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD (United States); McKee, James [University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (United States)


    The modification of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) by narrow band 254 nm excimer radiation under a nitrogen atmosphere was characterized by contact angle goniometry, attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy, atomic force and scanning electron microscopy. UV irradiation results in the formation of the carboxylic acids that influences the wettability of the surface. Continued exposure results in the formation of an inorganic surface (SiO{sub x} (1 < x < 2)) which hinders the ability to continually increase the wettability. The continuity of this inorganic layer is disrupted by the formation of surface cracks. These results have implications in the fabrication and chemical modification of microfluidic or micro-electro-mechanical systems.

  8. Heme oxygenase-1 is involved in nitric oxide- and cGMP-induced α-Amy2/54 gene expression in GA-treated wheat aleurone layers. (United States)

    Wu, Mingzhu; Wang, Fangquan; Zhang, Chen; Xie, Yanjie; Han, Bin; Huang, Jingjing; Shen, Wenbiao


    Here, α-Amy2/54 gene expression was used as a molecular probe to investigate the interrelationship among nitric oxide (NO), cyclic GMP (cGMP), and heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) in GA-treated wheat aleurone layers. The inducible expressions of α-Amy2/54 and α-amylase activity were respectively amplified by two NO-releasing compounds, sodium nitroprusside (SNP) and spermine NONOate, in a GA-dependent fashion. Similar responses were observed when an inducer of HO-1, hemin-or one of its catalytic products, carbon monoxide (CO) in aqueous solution-was respectively added. The SNP-induced responses, mimicked by 8-bromoguanosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate (8-Br-cGMP), a cGMP derivative, were NO-dependent. This conclusion was supported by the fact that endogenous NO overproduction was rapidly induced by SNP, and thereafter induction of α-Amy2/54 gene expression and increased α-amylase activity were sensitive to the NO scavenger. We further observed that the above induction triggered by SNP and 8-Br-cGMP was partially prevented by zinc protoporphyrin IX (ZnPPIX), an inhibitor of HO-1. These blocking effects were clearly reversed by CO, confirming that the above response was HO-1-specific. Further analyses showed that both SNP and 8-Br-cGMP rapidly up-regulated HO-1 gene expression and increased HO activity, and SNP responses were sensitive to cPTIO and the guanylate cyclase inhibitor 6-anilino-5,8-quinolinedione (LY83583). Molecular evidence confirmed that GA-induced GAMYB and ABA-triggered PKABA1 transcripts were up-regulated or down-regulated by SNP, 8-Br-cGMP or CO cotreated with GA. Contrasting changes were observed when cPTIO, LY83583, or ZnPPIX was added. Together, our results suggested that HO-1 is involved in NO- and cGMP-induced α-Amy2/54 gene expression in GA-treated aleurone layers.

  9. Revealing the "missing" low-mass stars in the S254-S258 star forming region by deep X-ray imaging

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    Mucciarelli, Paola; Zinnecker, Hans


    (abbreviated) In the central part of the S254-S258 star forming complex, a dense embedded cluster of very young stellar objects (S255-IR) is sandwiched between the two HII regions S255 and S257. This interesting configuration had led to different speculations such as dynamical ejection of the B-stars from the central cluster or triggered star formation in a cloud that was swept up in the collision zone between the two expanding HII regions. The presence or absence of low-mass stars associated with these B-stars can discriminate between the possible scenarios. We performed a deep Chandra X-ray observation of the S254-S258 region in order to efficiently discriminate young stars from the numerous older field stars in the area. We detected 364 X-ray point sources, providing a complete sample of all young stars in the observed region down to ~0.5 Msun. A clustering analysis identifies three significant clusters, containing 64 X-ray sources in total. After accounting for X-ray background contaminants, this implies ...

  10. Prospects of heavy and superheavy element production via inelastic nucleus-nucleus collisions - from 238U+238U to18O+254Es (United States)

    Schädel, Matthias


    Multi-nucleon transfer reactions, frequently termed deep-inelastic, between heavy-ion projectiles and actinide targets provide prospects to synthesize unknown isotopes of heavy actinides and superheavy elements with neutron numbers beyond present limits. The 238U on 238U reaction, which revealed essential aspects of those nuclear reactions leading to surviving heavy nuclides, mainly produced in 3n and 4n evaporation channels, is discussed in detail. Positions and widths of isotope distributions are compared. It is shown, as a general rule, that cross sections peak at irradiation energies about 10% above the Coulomb barrier. Heavy target nuclei are essential for maximizing cross sections. Experimental results from the 238U on 248Cm reaction, including empirical extrapolations, are compared with theoretical model calculations predicting relatively high cross sections for neutron-rich nuclei. Experiments to test the validity of such predictions are proposed. Comparisons between rather symmetric heavy-ion reactions like 238U on 248Cm (or heavier targets up to 254Es) with very asymmetric ones like 18O on 254Es reveal that the ones with 238U as a projectile have the highest potential in the superheavy element region while the latter ones can be advantageous for the synthesis of heavy actinide isotopes. Concepts for highly efficient recoil separators designed for transfer products are presented.

  11. Abundancias químicas de la compañera visible del agujero negro binario V4641 Sgr (XTE J1819-254) (United States)

    Cúneo, V. A.; Jofré, E.; Pintado, O. I.; Gómez, M. N.


    In this work we expose an analysis of the chemical abundances of the optical companion of the confirmed black hole binary V4641 Sgr (XTE J1819-254) from GMOS spectra obtained with the Gemini North telescope. This analysis allowed to observe an enhancement of N, O, Mg and Si, attributed to the contamination of heavy elements generated during the supernova explosion that gave birth to the black hole. It was also observed that Cr and Fe were subabundant. The aim of this study is to test the formation scenario of a binary system containing a black hole as remnant of the supernova explosion of a massive star, and to provide information to better understand the final stages in the evolution of massive stars and black hole progenitors.

  12. ONKALO pose experiment. Geophysical logging and imaging of drillholes ONK-PP223, ONK-PP226, ONK-PP254 and ONK-PP259...261

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    Tarvainen, A.-M. (Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland))


    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical drillhole logging as well as optical and acoustic imaging of shallow drillholes ONK-PP223, ONK-PP226, ONK-PP254, ONKPP259, ONK-PP260 and ONK-PP261 at ONKALO in the investigation niche ONKTKU- 3 (POSE) between December 2009 and June 2010. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and data processing. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. (orig.)

  13. The Effects of Short Wave UV Irradiation (254-366nm on Color Values of Recycled and Bleached ONP/OMP Pulps

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    Emrah Peşman


    Full Text Available ABSTRACT As it is known, mechanical pulp papers include significant amount of lignin and carbohydrates as well as cellulose. Thus, when these lignin reach papers irradiated with short wave UV light they could not protect their color. In this study, bleaching of ONP/OMG recycled pulps with hydrogen peroxide, sodium percarbonate, sodium dithyonite, sodium borohydride and formamidin sulfunic acid were performed. Then the test papers of these pulps were irradiated with 254-366nm UV light and changes in the ISO Brightness, CIE L*a*b*, yellowness (YI and whiteness (WI values were observed. At the result of study, all bleaching agents were determined as insufficient in the respect of color stability. But if they compared with each other, the two stages sodium percarbonate-sodium borohydride bleaching sequence was gave the best results against to color reversion. Keywords: Old news/old magazine papers (ONP/OMG, Bleaching, Color Stability, UV Irradiation

  14. Analysis of epidemiologic and clinical features on 254 cases patients with hepatitis C YANGJie, China Medical Univercity,Shenyang,110000,China%254例慢性丙型肝炎流行病学及临床特征调查分析

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    杨杰; 崔敬; 刘春; 魏枫华; 窦晓光


    目的调查丙型肝炎的流行病学及临床特征.方法回顾分析254例丙型肝炎患者的流行病学和临床资料.结果在254例被调查的患者中,男性158例,女性96例,男:女=1.7:1;传播途径主要有应用血制品、注射针刺、性传播、母婴传播,拔牙或洗牙和不明原因等;有5例患者合并HBV或HIV感染;67例发展为失代偿期肝硬化;5例发展为肝细胞癌;13例并发2型糖尿病,12例并发自身免疫性疾病.结论近年来丙型肝炎的传播途径在不同年龄组,不同职业人群中有显著的不同,尤其是在青中年患者中以吸毒和性传播途径为主,应引起关注.%Objective To investigate the epidemiologic and clinical features of patients with hepatitis C in recent years. Methods 254 patients with hepatitis C were collected to analyse its epidemiologic and clinical features. Results In 254 patients with hepatitis C, there were 158 male(62.2%). The range of age was from 28 to 79 year-old ; The main transmission routes were blood product transfusion,injection,sexual , vertical and dentaltransmission. There was 1.96% of patients co-infected with hepatitis B and HIV.There were 26.38% with cirrhosis and 5.12% with 2-DM. There was 4.72%of patients co-infected with autoimmune diseases. Conclusions The hepatitis C has six routes of transmission in general, but the routes are not the same in different ages and in different jobs.

  15. Degradation and mineralization of organic UV absorber compound 2-phenylbenzimidazole-5-sulfonic acid (PBSA) using UV-254 nm/H{sub 2}O{sub 2}

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    Abdelraheem, Wael H.M. [Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Sohag University, Sohag 82524 (Egypt); Environmental Engineering and Science Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012 (United States); He, Xuexiang; Duan, Xiaodi [Environmental Engineering and Science Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012 (United States); NIREAS-International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678 (Cyprus); Dionysiou, Dionysios D., E-mail: [Environmental Engineering and Science Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012 (United States); NIREAS-International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678 (Cyprus)


    Graphical abstract: - Highlights: • UV-254 nm/H{sub 2}O{sub 2} AOP was utilized for the degradation and mineralization of PBSA and BSA. • Promotion of k{sub obs} with [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0} ≤ 4 mM and inhibition at higher [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0} were observed. • The S and N were released and monitored as SO{sub 4}{sup 2−} and NH{sub 4}{sup +}, respectively. • Br{sup −} inhibited both the degradation and mineralization much more significantly than Cl{sup −}. • There was an increase in [NH{sub 4}{sup +}] at higher [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0} and its further destruction at higher UV fluence. - Abstract: Various studies have revealed the non-biodegradable and endocrine disrupting properties of sulfonated organic UV absorbers, directing people's attention toward their risks on ecological and human health and hence their removal from water. In this study, UV-254 nm/H{sub 2}O{sub 2} advanced oxidation process (AOP) was investigated for degrading a model UV absorber compound 2-phenylbenzimidazole-5-sulfonic acid (PBSA) and a structurally similar compound 1H-benzimidazole-2-sulfonic acid (BSA), with a specific focus on their mineralization. At 4.0 mM [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0}, a complete removal of 40.0 μM parent PBSA and 25% decrease in TOC were achieved with 190 min of UV irradiation; SO{sub 4}{sup 2−} was formed and reached its maximum level while the release of nitrogen as NH{sub 4}{sup +} was much lower (around 50%) at 190 min. Sulfate removal was strongly enhanced by increasing [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0} in the range of 0–4.0 mM, with slight inhibition in 4.0–12.0 mM. Faster and earlier ammonia formation was observed at higher [H{sub 2}O{sub 2}]{sub 0}. The presence of Br{sup −} slowed down the degradation and mineralization of both compounds while a negligible effect on the degradation was observed in the presence of Cl{sup −}. Our study provides important technical and fundamental results on the HO{sup ·} based degradation and

  16. Photo-removal of sulfamethoxazole (SMX) by photolytic and photocatalytic processes in a batch reactor under UV-C radiation ({lambda}{sub max} = 254 nm)

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    Nasuhoglu, Deniz; Yargeau, Viviane [Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University, 3610 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B2 (Canada); Berk, Dimitrios, E-mail: [Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University, 3610 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B2 (Canada)


    In this study, photolytic and photocatalytic removal of the antibiotic sulfamethoxazole (SMX) under UVC radiation ({lambda} = 254 nm) was investigated. The light intensity distribution inside the batch photoreactor was characterized by azoxybenzene actinometry. The intensity of incident radiation was found to be a strong function of position inside the reactor. 12 mg L{sup -1} of SMX was completely removed within 10 min of irradiation under UVC photolysis, compared to 30 min under TiO{sub 2} photocatalysis. COD measurement was used as an indication of the mineralization efficiency of both processes and higher COD removal with photocatalysis was shown. After 6 h of reaction with photolysis and photocatalysis, 24% and 87% removal of COD was observed, respectively. Two of the intermediate photo-products were identified as sulfanilic acid and 3-amino-5-methylisoxazole by direct comparison of the HPLC chromatograms of standards to those of treated solutions. Ecotoxicity of treated and untreated solutions of SMX towards Daphnia magna was also investigated. It was found that a 3:1 ratio of sample to standard freshwater and a high initial concentration of 60 mg L{sup -1} of SMX were used to obtain reliable and reproducible results. The photo-products formed during photocatalytic and photolytic processes were shown to be generally more toxic than the parent compound.

  17. Degradation and mineralization of organic UV absorber compound 2-phenylbenzimidazole-5-sulfonic acid (PBSA) using UV-254nm/H2O2. (United States)

    Abdelraheem, Wael H M; He, Xuexiang; Duan, Xiaodi; Dionysiou, Dionysios D


    Various studies have revealed the non-biodegradable and endocrine disrupting properties of sulfonated organic UV absorbers, directing people's attention toward their risks on ecological and human health and hence their removal from water. In this study, UV-254nm/H2O2 advanced oxidation process (AOP) was investigated for degrading a model UV absorber compound 2-phenylbenzimidazole-5-sulfonic acid (PBSA) and a structurally similar compound 1H-benzimidazole-2-sulfonic acid (BSA), with a specific focus on their mineralization. At 4.0mM [H2O2]0, a complete removal of 40.0μM parent PBSA and 25% decrease in TOC were achieved with 190min of UV irradiation; SO4(2-) was formed and reached its maximum level while the release of nitrogen as NH4(+) was much lower (around 50%) at 190min. Sulfate removal was strongly enhanced by increasing [H2O2]0 in the range of 0-4.0mM, with slight inhibition in 4.0-12.0mM. Faster and earlier ammonia formation was observed at higher [H2O2]0. The presence of Br(-) slowed down the degradation and mineralization of both compounds while a negligible effect on the degradation was observed in the presence of Cl(-). Our study provides important technical and fundamental results on the HO based degradation and mineralization of SO3H and N-containing UV absorber compounds.

  18. The minimal domain of adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL ranges until leucine 254 and can be activated and inhibited by CGI-58 and G0S2, respectively.

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    Irina Cornaciu

    Full Text Available Adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL is the rate-limiting enzyme of lipolysis. ATGL specifically hydrolyzes triacylglycerols (TGs, thereby generating diacylglycerols and free fatty acids. ATGL's enzymatic activity is co-activated by the protein comparative gene identification-58 (CGI-58 and inhibited by the protein G0/G1 switch gene 2 (G0S2. The enzyme is predicted to act through a catalytic dyad (Ser47, Asp166 located within the conserved patatin domain (Ile10-Leu178. Yet, neither an experimentally determined 3D structure nor a model of ATGL is currently available, which would help to understand how CGI-58 and G0S2 modulate ATGL's activity. In this study we determined the minimal active domain of ATGL. This minimal fragment of ATGL could still be activated and inhibited by CGI-58 and G0S2, respectively. Furthermore, we show that this minimal domain is sufficient for protein-protein interaction of ATGL with its regulatory proteins. Based on these data, we generated a 3D homology model for the minimal domain. It strengthens our experimental finding that amino acids between Leu178 and Leu254 are essential for the formation of a stable protein domain related to the patatin fold. Our data provide insights into the structure-function relationship of ATGL and indicate higher structural similarities in the N-terminal halves of mammalian patatin-like phospholipase domain containing proteins, (PNPLA1, -2,- 3 and -5 than originally anticipated.

  19. Effects of UVC254 nm on the photosynthetic activity of photobionts from the astrobiologically relevant lichens Buellia frigida and Circinaria gyrosa (United States)

    Meeßen, J.; Backhaus, T.; Sadowsky, A.; Mrkalj, M.; Sánchez, F. J.; de la Torre, R.; Ott, S.


    In the past decade, various astrobiological studies on different lichen species investigated the impairment of viability and photosynthetic activity by exposure to simulated or real space parameters (as vacuum, polychromatic ultraviolet (UV)-radiation and monochromatic UVC) and consistently found high post-exposure viability as well as low rates of photosynthetic impairment (de Vera et al. 2003, 2004a; 2004b; de la Torre et al. 2010; Onofri et al. 2012; Sánchez et al. 2012, 2014; Brandt et al. 2014). To achieve a better understanding of the basic mechanisms of resistance, the present study subdued isolated and metabolically active photobionts of two astrobiologically relevant lichens to UVC254 nm, examined its effect on photosynthetic activity by chlorophyll a fluorescence and characterized the UVC-induced damages by quantum yield reduction and measurements of non-photochemical quenching. The results indicate a strong impairment of photosynthetic activity, photoprotective mechanisms and overall photobiont vitality when being irradiated in the isolated and metabolically active state. In conclusion, the present study stresses the higher susceptibility of photobionts towards extreme environmental conditions as UVC-exposure, a stressor that does not occur on the Earth. By comparison with previous studies, the present results highlight the importance of protective mechanisms in lichens, such as morphological-anatomical traits (Meeßen et al. 2013), secondary lichen compounds (Meeßen et al. 2014) and the symbiont's pivotal ability to pass into anhydrobiosis when desiccating.

  20. Degradation of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) by UV-254 nm/H2O2 photochemical oxidation: kinetics and influence of various process parameters. (United States)

    Wang, Dong; Duan, Xiaodi; He, Xuexiang; Dionysiou, Dionysios D


    Degradation of dibuytl phthalate (DBP), a plasticizer and also a widely distributed endocrine disruptor, by UV-254 nm/H2O2 advanced oxidation process (AOP) was investigated in this study. A significant DBP removal of 77.1 % at an initial concentration of 1.0 μM was achieved at UV fluence of 160 mJ/cm(2), initial H2O2 dosage of 1.0 mM, and pH of 7.6 ± 0.1. The DBP degradation exhibited a pseudo-first-order reaction kinetic pattern, with the rate constants linearly increasing with increasing H2O2 dosage while decreasing with increasing initial DBP concentration and pH value in a specific range. DBP destruction was significantly inhibited in the presence of alkalinity and natural organic matter (NOM), two known factors that should be taken a serious consideration of in the research and design of UV/H2O2-based AOPs. Presence of common inorganic anions (i.e., Cl(-), SO4(2-), and NO3(-)) and metal cations (i.e., Fe(3+) and Zn(2+)) had a slight impact on the degradation of DBP, although Cu(2+) could improve the degradation efficiency even at a concentration as low as 0.01 mg/L, suggesting a strong potential of applying UV/H2O2 for the removal of DBP with an environmental relevant level of copper.

  1. W-reactivation and W-mutagenesis in bacteriophages lambda and T7: comparison of action of ultraviolet irradiation (254nm) and furocouma photosensitization

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    Zavil' gel' skij, G.B.; Belogurov, A.A.; Kryuger, D.N. (AN SSSR, Moscow. Inst. Molekulyarnoj Biologii; Humboldt-Universitaet, Berlin (German Democratic Republic))


    When treating bacteriophage lambda with 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) and light (lambda>320 nm), two types of photoproducts are formed in DNA: monoadducts and diadducts or interstrand linkings. If a wild-type strain of Escherichia coli is used as host, W-reactivation and W-mutagenesis (clear-mutation), approximately equal in magnitude to those of UV-irradiated phage lambda, are observed in the bacteriophage lambda treated with 8-MOP plus light. If mutant strains E coli uvrA/sup -/, recA/sup -/ and lexA/sup -/ are used as host W-reactivation and W-mutagenesis practically do not occur in phage lambda. Using the method of ''reirradiation'', it is shown that clear-mutations in 8-MOP plus light treated phage lambda are induced in the process of W-mutagenesis mainly due to the formation of diadducts (interstrand linking) in DNA. In the phage monoadducts of derived furocoumarins also have a mutageneous character but their mutagenesis effectiveness (mutation probability calculating on one photo product) is significantly inferior to that of diadducts (approximately 15-20 times). It has been demonstrated in the experiments on the determination of W-mutagenesis of phage lambda photosensitized with angelisine - an angular derivative of furocoumarins - that mainly form monoadducts in DNA. It is also shown that W-reactivation and W-mutagenesis effects are observed when sowing UV-irradiated (254 nm) phage lambda on E coli uvrA/sup -/ and wild-type strains treated with 8-MOP plus light. As to bacteriophage T7 treated with 8-MOP plus light, W-reactivation is not observed even on a wild strain E coli. Preliminary infection of cells with phage T7 that has been strongly inactivated using photosensitizer 8-MOP decreases repair's effectiveness of interstrand linkings in DNA of phage lambda.

  2. Effect of Key Parameters on the Photocatalytic Oxidation of Toluene at Low Concentrations in Air under 254 + 185 nm UV Irradiation

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    Quici, Natalia; Vera, Maria L.; Choi, Hyeok; Puma, Gianluca Li; Dionysiou, Dionysios D.; Litter, Marta I.; Destaillats, Hugo


    The effect of key experimental parameters on the removal of toluene under 254 + 185 nm irradiation was investigated using a benchtop photocatalytic flow reactor. Toluenewas introduced at low concentrations between 10 and 500 ppbv, typical of indoorenvironments, and reacted on TiO2-coated Raschig rings. Two different TiO2-coated rings were prepared: in one case, by dip-coating using a P25 aqueous suspension and, on the other, using an organic/inorganic sol-gel method that produced thin films of mesoporous anatase. Flow rates in the photoreactor varied between 4 L min-1 and 125 mL min-1, leading to residence times in the range 100 ms< tau< 2 s. For these conditions, toluene removal efficiencies were between 30 and 90percent, indicating that the system did not achieve total conversion in any case. For each air flow rate, the conversion oftoluene was significantly higher when the reactor length was 10 cm, as compared with 5 cm; however, only marginal increases in conversions were achieved in the two reactor lengths at equal residence time and different concentration of toluene, suggesting that that the reactor is effectively behaving as an ideal reactor and that the reaction is first-order in the concentration of toluene. Experiments were carried out between 0 and 66percent relative humidity (RH), the fastest reaction rate being observed at moderately low humidity conditions (10percent RH), with respect to both dry air and higher humidity levels. Formaldehyde was formed as a partial oxidation byproduct at low and at high residence times (240 and 960 ms), although higher formaldehyde molar yields (up to 20percent) were observed at low tau (240 ms) and moderate humidity conditions (10 and 33percent), suggesting that both tau and RH can be optimized toreduce the formation of harmful intermediates. Toluene removal efficiency increased with the TiO2 thickness (i.e., mass) until a maximum value of 500 nm, beyond which the removal efficiency decreased. This should be

  3. Corrective Action Investigation Plan for Corrective Action Unit 254: Area 25 R-MAD Decontamination Facility, Nevada Test Site, Nevada (includes ROTC No. 1, date 01/25/1999)

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    This Corrective Action Investigation Plan contains the US Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office's approach to collect the data necessary to evaluate corrective action alternatives appropriate for the closure of Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 254 under the Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order. Corrective Action Unit 254 consists of Corrective Action Site (CAS) 25-23-06, Decontamination Facility. Located in Area 25 at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), CAU 254 was used between 1963 through 1973 for the decontamination of test-car hardware and tooling used in the Nuclear Rocket Development Station program. The CAS is composed of a fenced area measuring approximately 119 feet by 158 feet that includes Building 3126, an associated aboveground storage tank, a potential underground storage area, two concrete decontamination pads, a generator, two sumps, and a storage yard. Based on site history, the scope of this plan is to resolve the problem statement identified during the Data Quality Objectives process that decontamination activities at this CAU site may have resulted in the release of contaminants of concern (COCs) onto building surfaces, down building drains to associated leachfields, and to soils associated with two concrete decontamination pads located outside the building. Therefore, the scope of the corrective action field investigation will involve soil sampling at biased and random locations in the yard using a direct-push method, scanning and static radiological surveys, and laboratory analyses of all soil/building samples. Historical information provided by former NTS employees indicates that solvents and degreasers may have been used in the decontamination processes; therefore, potential COCs include volatile/semivolatile organic compounds, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act metals, petroleum hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, pesticides, asbestos, gamma-emitting radionuclides, plutonium, uranium, and strontium-90. The results of this

  4. Synthesis and antimicrobial screening of novel 2-(5-(4-(allyloxy-3-methoxyphenyl-1H-pyrazol-3-ylphenols analogues of 2-(4-(allyloxy-3-methoxyphenyl-4H-chromen-4-ones

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    Full Text Available A series of novel 2-(5-(4-(allyloxy-3-methoxyphenyl-1H-pyrazol-3-ylphenols derivatives have been synthesized via the ring opening of 2-(4-(allyloxy-3-methoxyphenyl-4H-chromen-4-ones in ethanol and hydrazine hydrate under reflux condition. The synthesized compounds were screened for antibacterial and antifungal activity against bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA E710 and Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922 and fungi Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigates respectively. Some of the tested compounds showed significant antimicrobial activity. 1H NMR, IR, Mass spectral data and elemental analysis elucidated the structures of the all newly synthesized compounds.

  5. Structural and kinetic insights reveal that the amino acid pair Gln-228/Asn-254 modulates the transfructosylating specificity of Schwanniomyces occidentalis β-fructofuranosidase, an enzyme that produces prebiotics. (United States)

    Álvaro-Benito, Miguel; Sainz-Polo, M Angela; González-Pérez, David; González, Beatriz; Plou, Francisco J; Fernández-Lobato, María; Sanz-Aparicio, Julia


    Schwanniomyces occidentalis β-fructofuranosidase (Ffase) is a GH32 dimeric enzyme that releases fructose from the nonreducing end of various oligosaccharides and essential storage fructans such as inulin. It also catalyzes the transfer of a fructosyl unit to an acceptor producing 6-kestose and 1-kestose, prebiotics that stimulate the growth of bacteria beneficial for human health. We report here the crystal structure of inactivated Ffase complexed with fructosylnystose and inulin, which shows the intricate net of interactions keeping the substrate tightly bound at the active site. Up to five subsites were observed, the sugar unit located at subsite +3 being recognized by interaction with the β-sandwich domain of the adjacent subunit within the dimer. This explains the high activity observed against long substrates, giving the first experimental evidence of the direct role of a GH32 β-sandwich domain in substrate binding. Crucial residues were mutated and their hydrolase/transferase (H/T) activities were fully characterized, showing the involvement of the Gln-228/Asn-254 pair in modulating the H/T ratio and the type β(2-1)/β(2-6) linkage formation. We generated Ffase mutants with new transferase activity; among them, Q228V gives almost specifically 6-kestose, whereas N254T produces a broader spectrum product including also neokestose. A model for the mechanism of the Ffase transfructosylation reaction is proposed. The results contribute to an understanding of the molecular basis regulating specificity among GH-J clan members, which represent an interesting target for rational design of enzymes, showing redesigned activities to produce tailor-made fructooligosaccharides.

  6. A study of the formation, purification and application as a SWNT growth catalyst of the nanocluster [HxPMo12O40[subset]H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98]. (United States)

    Anderson, Robin E; Colorado, Ramon; Crouse, Christopher; Ogrin, Douglas; Maruyama, Benji; Pender, Mark J; Edwards, Christopher L; Whitsitt, Elizabeth; Moore, Valerie C; Koveal, Dorothy; Lupu, Corina; Stewart, Michael P; Smalley, Richard E; Tour, James M; Barron, Andrew R


    The synthetic conditions for the isolation of the iron-molybdenum nanocluster FeMoC [HxPMo12O40 [subset]H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98], along with its application as a catalyst precursor for VLS growth of SWNTs have been studied. As-prepared FeMoC is contaminated with the Keplerate cage [H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98] without the Keggin [HxPMo12O40]n- template, however, isolation of pure FeMoC may be accomplished by Soxhlet extraction with EtOH. The resulting EtOH solvate is consistent with the replacement of the water ligands coordinated to Fe being substituted by EtOH. FeMoC-EtOH has been characterized by IR, UV-vis spectroscopy, MS, XPS and 31P NMR. The solid-state 31P NMR spectrum for FeMoC-EtOH (delta-5.3 ppm) suggests little effect of the paramagnetic Fe3+ centers in the Keplerate cage on the Keggin ion's phosphorous. The high chemical shift anisotropy, and calculated T1 (35 ms) and T2 (8 ms) values are consistent with a weak magnetic interaction between the Keggin ion's phosphorus symmetrically located within the Keplerate cage. Increasing the FeCl2 concentration and decreasing the pH of the reaction mixture optimizes the yield of FeMoC. The solubility and stability of FeMoC in H2O and MeOH-H2O is investigated. The TGA of FeMoC-EtOH under air, Ar and H2 (in combination with XPS) shows that upon thermolysis the resulting Fe : Mo ratio is highly dependent on the reaction atmosphere: thermolysis in air results in significant loss of volatile molybdenum components. Pure FeMoC-EtOH is found to be essentially inactive as a pre-catalyst for the VLS growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) irrespective of the substrate or reaction conditions. However, reaction of FeMoC with pyrazine (pyz) results in the formation of aggregates that are found to be active catalysts for the growth of SWNTs. Activation of FeMoC may also be accomplished by the addition of excess iron. The observation of prior work's reported growth of SWNTs from FeMoC is discussed with respect

  7. Degradation kinetics and mechanism of β-lactam antibiotics by the activation of H2O2 and Na2S2O8 under UV-254nm irradiation. (United States)

    He, Xuexiang; Mezyk, Stephen P; Michael, Irene; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Dionysiou, Dionysios D


    The extensive production and usage of antibiotics have led to an increasing occurrence of antibiotic residuals in various aquatic compartments, presenting a significant threat to both ecosystem and human health. This study investigated the degradation of selected β-lactam antibiotics (penicillins: ampicillin, penicillin V, and piperacillin; cephalosporin: cephalothin) by UV-254nm activated H2O2 and S2O8(2-) photochemical processes. The UV irradiation alone resulted in various degrees of direct photolysis of the antibiotics; while the addition of the oxidants improved significantly the removal efficiency. The steady-state radical concentrations were estimated, revealing a non-negligible contribution of hydroxyl radicals in the UV/S2O8(2-) system. Mineralization of the β-lactams could be achieved at high UV fluence, with a slow formation of SO4(2-) and a much lower elimination of total organic carbon (TOC). The transformation mechanisms were also investigated showing the main reaction pathways of hydroxylation (+16Da) at the aromatic ring and/or the sulfur atom, hydrolysis (+18Da) at the β-lactam ring and decarboxylation (-44Da) for the three penicillins. Oxidation of amine group was also observed for ampicillin. This study suggests that UV/H2O2 and UV/S2O8(2-) advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) are capable of degrading β-lactam antibiotics decreasing consequently the antibiotic activity of treated waters.

  8. Reference: 254 [Arabidopsis Phenome Database[Archive

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  9. 36 CFR 254.2 - Definitions. (United States)


    ... Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 302. Highest and best use means an appraiser's... of valuation. Lands means any land and/or interests in land. Market value means the most...

  10. 50 CFR 216.254 - Mitigation. (United States)


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  11. 30 CFR 254.6 - Definitions. (United States)


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  12. Evidence Based Education Request Desk. EBE #254 (United States)

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    This response looks specifically at the research related to teacher certification, alternative certification, and student achievement in science or mathematics. The research findings are inconclusive, and there is a need for more experimental and quasi-experimental studies to further define causality. (Contains 1 footnote.)

  13. 14 CFR 254.6 - Periodic adjustments. (United States)


    ... review the minimum limit of liability prescribed in this part every two years. The Department will use the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers as of July of each review year to calculate the revised minimum liability amount. The Department will use the following formula: $2500 × (a/b) rounded...

  14. 7 CFR 1901.254 - Scope. (United States)


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  15. 36 CFR 254.9 - Appraisals. (United States)


    ... the whole; and (ii) The valuation is compatible with the highest and best use of the property. (3) In... comparative market analysis and, if more than one method of valuation is used, an analysis and reconciliation... sales, including a description of all relevant physical, legal, and economic factors such as parties...

  16. Analysis of rubella virus infection among pregnant women in 36 254 cases%36254例妊娠期孕妇风疹病毒感染状况分析

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    索庆丽; 胡晞江; 姚婷


    Objective To investigate the rubella virus(RV) infection and susceptibility condition among pregnant women in Wuhan maternal and child health hospital for 10 years,and to provide references for the prevention of pregnancy RV infection and congenital rubella syndrome(CRS). Methods ELISA was used to measure the RV-IgM and RV-IgG in the serum samples of 36 254 cases of RV infected pregnant women,which were divided into a variety of infection models,and we used two or more group x2 test for statistical analysis. Results The positive rate of RV-IgM among pregnant women was 1. 52%,of which the primary RV infection during pregnancy was 1. 02% ;the RV susceptibility rate during middle pregnancy was significantly higher than early pregnancy, recent RV uninfected and immunized pregnant women in early pregnancy were significantly higher than middle and later pregnancy; RV susceptible rate in pregnant women increased significantly with increasing age trend. Conclusion The recent RV infection rate of pregnant women in that hospital for 10 years is at an intermediate level. RV natural infection rate was higher among childbearing aged and pregnant women. The health care institutions at all levels should strengthen the management of RV susceptible pregnant women during early and middle pregnancy and guide the susceptible women of childbearing age to accept vaccination and prevent aged pregnant women from RV infection.%目的 调查武汉市妇幼保健院10年妊娠期孕妇风疹病毒(RV)感染和易感状况,为预防妊娠期RV感染和胎儿先天性风疹综合征(CRS)提供参考依据.方法 用酶联免疫吸附法(ELISA)检测36 254例孕妇血清中RV-IgM和RV-IgG两项指标,将其分为多种感染模式,采用两组或多组比较的χ2检验进行统计分析.结果 孕妇RV-IgM阳性率为1.52%,其中,妊娠期RV原发感染孕妇为1.02%;中孕期RV易感率显著高于早孕;早孕期近期未感染RV且对其具有免疫力的孕妇显著高于中、晚孕期

  17. Destruction of microcystins (cyanotoxins) by UV-254 nm-based direct photolysis and advanced oxidation processes (AOPs): influence of variable amino acids on the degradation kinetics and reaction mechanisms. (United States)

    He, Xuexiang; de la Cruz, Armah A; Hiskia, Anastasia; Kaloudis, Triantafyllos; O'Shea, Kevin; Dionysiou, Dionysios D


    Hepatotoxic microcystins (MCs) are the most frequently detected group of cyanobacterial toxins. This study investigated the degradation of common MC variants in water, MC-LR, MC-RR, MC-YR and MC-LA, by UV-254 nm-based processes, UV only, UV/H2O2, UV/S2O8(2-) and UV/HSO5(-). Limited direct photolysis of MCs was observed, while the addition of an oxidant significantly improved the degradation efficiency with an order of UV/S2O8(2-) > UV/HSO5(-) > UV/H2O2 at the same initial molar concentration of the oxidant. The removal of MC-LR by UV/H2O2 appeared to be faster than another cyanotoxin, cylindrospermopsin, at either the same initial molar concentration or the same initial organic carbon concentration of the toxin. It suggested a faster reaction of MC-LR with hydroxyl radical, which was further supported by the determined second-order rate constant of MCs with hydroxyl radical. Both isomerization and photohydration byproducts were observed in UV only process for all four MCs; while in UV/H2O2, hydroxylation and diene-Adda double bond cleavage byproducts were detected. The presence of a tyrosine in the structure of MC-YR significantly promoted the formation of monohydroxylation byproduct m/z 1061; while the presence of a second arginine in MC-RR led to the elimination of a guanidine group and the absence of double bond cleavage byproducts. It was therefore demonstrated in this study that the variable amino acids in the structure of MCs influenced not only the degradation kinetics but also the preferable reaction mechanisms.

  18. Degradation kinetics and mechanism of β-lactam antibiotics by the activation of H{sub 2}O{sub 2} and Na{sub 2}S{sub 2}O{sub 8} under UV-254 nm irradiation

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    He, Xuexiang [Environmental Engineering and Science Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012 (United States); Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Nireas-International Water Research Centre, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia (Cyprus); Mezyk, Stephen P. [Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840 (United States); Michael, Irene; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo [Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Nireas-International Water Research Centre, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia (Cyprus); Dionysiou, Dionysios D., E-mail: [Environmental Engineering and Science Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012 (United States); Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Nireas-International Water Research Centre, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia (Cyprus)


    Graphical abstract: - Highlights: • Removal efficiency was comparable at different UV fluence rates but same fluence. • Reducing pH to 3 or 2 did not inhibit the removal of nitrobenzene by UV/S{sub 2}O{sub 8}{sup 2−}. • 1.84 × 10{sup −14} M [HO{sup •} ]{sub ss} and 3.10 × 10{sup −13} M [SO{sub 4}{sup •} {sup −}]{sub ss} in UV/S{sub 2}O{sub 8}{sup 2−} were estimated. • HO{sup •} reacted faster with the β-lactams than SO{sub 4}{sup •} {sup −} but sharing similar byproducts. • Transformation pathways included hydroxylation, hydrolysis and decarboxylation. - Abstract: The extensive production and usage of antibiotics have led to an increasing occurrence of antibiotic residuals in various aquatic compartments, presenting a significant threat to both ecosystem and human health. This study investigated the degradation of selected β-lactam antibiotics (penicillins: ampicillin, penicillin V, and piperacillin; cephalosporin: cephalothin) by UV-254 nm activated H{sub 2}O{sub 2} and S{sub 2}O{sub 8}{sup 2−} photochemical processes. The UV irradiation alone resulted in various degrees of direct photolysis of the antibiotics; while the addition of the oxidants improved significantly the removal efficiency. The steady-state radical concentrations were estimated, revealing a non-negligible contribution of hydroxyl radicals in the UV/S{sub 2}O{sub 8}{sup 2−} system. Mineralization of the β-lactams could be achieved at high UV fluence, with a slow formation of SO{sub 4}{sup 2−} and a much lower elimination of total organic carbon (TOC). The transformation mechanisms were also investigated showing the main reaction pathways of hydroxylation (+16 Da) at the aromatic ring and/or the sulfur atom, hydrolysis (+18 Da) at the β-lactam ring and decarboxylation (–44 Da) for the three penicillins. Oxidation of amine group was also observed for ampicillin. This study suggests that UV/H{sub 2}O{sub 2} and UV/S{sub 2}O{sub 8}{sup 2−} advanced

  19. Survey about caries condition and oral health habits of 254 preschool children in Chengdu%成都市学龄前儿童龋患情况及口腔卫生习惯调查分析

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    林靖雯; 王洪萍


    目的 了解成都市学龄前儿童口腔卫生习惯及口腔健康状况,为口腔健康教育及口腔预防保健提供依据.方法 对成都市264例学龄前儿童进行口腔检查和问卷调查,了解其龋患情况和口腔卫生习惯,对各年龄段患龋率、龋均、口腔卫生习惯进行统计分析.结果 成都市学龄前儿童患龋率为11%,龋均0.46,随年龄增加龋患情况逐渐加重.仅有25%的学龄前儿童坚持每天清洁牙齿,且开始刷牙年龄较晚.结论 成都市学龄前儿童的口腔健康状况有待加强,督促家长帮助孩子从小树立良好的口腔卫生习惯非常重要.%Objective This study was planned to acquire oral health habits and oral health condition of preschool children in Chengdu and provide a basis for oral education, oral health care and disease prevention.Methods Oral examination and questionnaire survey was conducted among 254 preschool children in Chengdu to aquire their caries condition and oral health habits.Caries prevalence rate, dmft, oral health habits of each age group were statistically analyzed.Results Caries prevalence rate of preschool children in Chengdu was 11%, and dmft was 0.46.Caries condition was aggvagated with age increasing.Only 25 % preschool children persisted in cleaning teeth every day, and preschool children of Chengdu began cleaning teeth at an older age.Conclusion Oral health condition of preschool children in Chengdu needs to be improved.It is very important to prompt parents to help children to form good oral health habits from childhood.

  20. Transobturator or retropublic passage tension-free vaginal tape for 254 female patients with stress urinary incontinence%经闭孔或耻骨后无张力阴道吊带术治疗女性压力性尿失禁的临床分析

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    洪莉; 许学先; 詹炳炎


    This study was to retrospectively report the clinical effects of retropublic passage tension free vaginal tape(TVT)vs.transobturator tape(TVT-O)on 254 female patients with stress urinary incontinence(SUI).Our findings showed that mean operative time was significantly lower in TVT-O group than that in TVT group[(19±4)min vs.(27±6)min;P<0.05].Perioperative complications were more commonly seen in the retropubic procedure(2.9% vs.8.8%;P<0.01).There was no significant difference in intraoperative blood loss[(19±6)ml vs.(31±8)ml in TVT-O or TVT groups;P>0.05]and in-hospital stay[(4.1±1.5)d vs.(4.5±1.8)d in TVT-O or TvT groups;P>0.05]between the two groups.Grouts-Blaivas Score demonstrated that those two treatment groups did not differ significantly in 24-hour(93.6% vs.91.2%;P>0.05)or long-term postoperative cure rate(94.5% vs.94.3%;P>0.05).We suggested that TVT or TVT-O seemed to be equally effective in surgical treatment of SUI.However,TVT-O had advantage of relatively lower overall perioperative complication rate.%回顾性分析254例女性压力性尿失禁(SUI)患者行经闭孔无张力阴道吊带术(TVT-O)或经耻骨后无张力阴道吊带术(TVT)的疗效.结果显示TVT-O组与TVT组相比,手术时间明显缩短[(19±4)min,(27±6)min;P<0.01]、并发症明显减少(2.9%,8.8%;P<0.01);术中出血[(19±6)ml,(31±8)ml]、住院时间[(4.1±1.5)d,(4.5±1.8)d]、Grouts-Blaivas评分法评定的术后24 h(93.6%,91.2%)和末次随访治愈率(94.5%,94.3%)差异无统计学意义(P>0.05).提示两种方法均为治疗女性SUI的有效方法,但TVT-O并发症明显减少.

  1. Ab initio determination of the framework structure of the heavy-metal oxide Cs{sub x}Nb{sub 2.54}W{sub 2.46}O{sub 14} from 100kV precession electron diffraction data

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    Weirich, Thomas E. [Gemeinschaftslabor fuer Elektronenmikroskopie der Rheinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Ahornstrasse 55, Aachen D-52074 (Germany)]. E-mail:; Portillo, Joaquim [NanoMEGAS, Boulevard Edmond Machtens 79, Brussels B-1080 (Belgium); SERVEIS Cientificotecnics, Universitat de Barcelona/Sole i Sabaris s/n, Barcelona 08028 (Spain); Cox, Gerhard [BASF-AG, Polymer Physics Department, Ludwigshafen D-67065 (Germany); Hibst, Hartmut [BASF-AG, Catalysis Research Department Ludwigshafen D-67065 (Germany); Nicolopoulos, Stavros [NanoMEGAS, Boulevard Edmond Machtens 79, Brussels B-1080 (Belgium); Universidad Politecnica de Valencia /ITQ Avda de los Naranjos s/n, Valencia 46071 (Spain)


    The present work deals with the ab initio determination of the heavy metal framework in Cs{sub x}(Nb, W){sub 5}O{sub 14} from precession electron diffraction intensities. The target structure was first discovered by Lundberg and Sundberg [Ultramicroscopy 52 (1993) 429-435], who succeeded in deriving a tentative structural model from high-resolution electron microsopy (HREM) images. The metal framework of the compound was solved in this investigation via direct methods from hk0 precession electron diffraction intensities recorded with a Philips EM400 at 100kV. A subsequent (kinematical) least-squares refinement with electron intensities yielded slightly improved co-ordinates for the 11 heavy atoms in the structure. Chemical analysis of several crystallites by EDX is in agreement with the formula Cs{sub 0.44}Nb{sub 2.54}W{sub 2.46}O{sub 14}. Moreover, the structure was independently determined by Rietveld refinement from X-ray powder data obtained from a multi-phasic sample. The compound crystallises in the orthorhombic space group Pbam with refined lattice parameters a=27.145(2), b=21.603(2), and c=3.9463(3)A. Comparison of the framework structure from electron diffraction with the result from Rietveld refinement shows an average agreement for the heavy atoms within 0.09A.

  2. Exploration of allosteric agonism structure-activity relationships within an acetylene series of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGlu5) positive allosteric modulators (PAMs): discovery of 5-((3-fluorophenyl)ethynyl)-N-(3-methyloxetan-3-yl)picolinamide (ML254). (United States)

    Turlington, Mark; Noetzel, Meredith J; Chun, Aspen; Zhou, Ya; Gogliotti, Rocco D; Nguyen, Elizabeth D; Gregory, Karen J; Vinson, Paige N; Rook, Jerri M; Gogi, Kiran K; Xiang, Zixiu; Bridges, Thomas M; Daniels, J Scott; Jones, Carrie; Niswender, Colleen M; Meiler, Jens; Conn, P Jeffrey; Lindsley, Craig W; Stauffer, Shaun R


    Positive allosteric modulators (PAMs) of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGlu5) represent a promising therapeutic strategy for the treatment of schizophrenia. Both allosteric agonism and high glutamate fold-shift have been implicated in the neurotoxic profile of some mGlu5 PAMs; however, these hypotheses remain to be adequately addressed. To develop tool compounds to probe these hypotheses, the structure-activity relationship of allosteric agonism was examined within an acetylenic series of mGlu5 PAMs exhibiting allosteric agonism in addition to positive allosteric modulation (ago-PAMs). PAM 38t, a low glutamate fold-shift allosteric ligand (maximum fold-shift ~ 3.0), was selected as a potent PAM with no agonism in the in vitro system used for compound characterization and in two native electrophysiological systems using rat hippocampal slices. PAM 38t (ML254) will be useful to probe the relative contribution of cooperativity and allosteric agonism to the adverse effect liability and neurotoxicity associated with this class of mGlu5 PAMs.

  3. 40 CFR 52.254 - Organic solvent usage. (United States)


    ... oxidized to carbon dioxide, or (2) Adsorption, or (3) Processing in a manner determined by the..., organic materials are defined as chemical compounds of carbon excluding carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide... contrivances designed for processing continuous web, strip, or wire that emit organic materials in the...

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  1. 山东临沂市254名农村婴幼儿血清视黄醇和类胡萝卜素水平及其与相关膳食因素的关系%Serum retinol and carotenoid of rural infants and young children in Linyi of Shangdong Province and analysis on their related influencing dietary factors

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    范萍; 沈遥; 李永华; 马爱勤; 孙忠清; 汪之顼


    目的 为了解农村婴幼儿血清维生素A(VA)营养状况和血清类胡萝卜素水平,以及两者关系和相关影响因素而开展本研究.方法 采用整群抽样方法,对山东省临沂市某镇辖区内254名6~24月龄健康婴幼儿进行健康体检和喂养状况调查.采集足背静脉血样,用高效液相色谱法测定血清视黄醇和β-胡萝卜素、α-胡萝卜素、β-隐黄素及叶黄素+玉米黄素含量.用膳食频率法回顾性调查婴幼儿最近一个月内的各类食物摄入状况,分析喂养状况与血清视黄醇和类胡萝卜素水平的关系.结果 被调查婴幼儿血清视黄醇浓度平均为(0.96±0.55)μmol/L,不同月龄段间没有明显差异(P>0.05);血清VA缺乏率为40.6%,边缘性VA缺乏率为32.6%.血清β-胡萝卜素、α-胡萝卜素、β-隐黄素和叶黄素+玉米黄素浓度的平均值分别为(0.056±0.088) μmol/L、(3.3±12.1) nmol/L、(27.0±45.2) nmol/L和(0.22±0.22) μmol/L.不同月龄段儿童血清叶黄素+玉米黄素浓度存在差异(P<0.05),13 ~18月龄段低于6~12月龄儿童.母乳喂养和配方奶粉是影响婴幼儿血清视黄醇和β-胡萝卜素水平的主要因素.母乳喂养频率与β-胡萝卜素水平呈负相关(P<0.05),而配方粉喂养频率与血清视黄醇和除α-胡萝卜素以外的类胡萝卜素水平呈正相关(均为P<0.05);水果蔬菜喂养频率则只与血清β-胡萝卜素、α-胡萝卜素和β-隐黄素浓度呈正相关.血清视黄醇与类胡萝卜素各组分,以及类胡萝卜素各组分之间,具有显著正相关关系(均为P <0.001).结论 调查的农村婴幼儿血清VA营养状况较差,血清β-胡萝卜素、α-胡萝卜素、β-隐黄素及叶黄素+玉米黄素浓度与母乳、配方奶粉、水果蔬菜添加等喂养状况关系密切.%Objective The study was carried out to determine serum retinol and carotenoid of infants and young children in rural areas, and to explore their related

  2. Isopropyl 2-[5-(4-hydroxyphenyl-3-methylsulfanyl-1-benzofuran-2-yl]acetate

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    Hong Dae Choi


    Full Text Available In the title compound, C20H20O4S, the 4-hydroxyphenyl ring is rotated out of the plane of the benzofuran unit by 32.87 (8°. The S—Cmethyl bond is almost perpendicular to the plane of the benzofuran fragment [77.8 (1°] and is slightly tilted towards it. The crystal structure is stabilized by intermolecular O—H...O and C—H...O hydrogen bonds.

  3. 16 CFR 254.4 - Misrepresentation of facilities, services, qualifications of staff, status, and employment... (United States)


    ... representatives, or other employees. (2) Misrepresent, through statements or pictures, the nature or efficacy of... while the student is undergoing instruction or the role of the school in providing or arranging for such employment. (4) Misrepresent the availability or nature of any financial assistance available to students....

  4. 17 CFR 230.254 - Solicitation of interest document for use prior to an offering statement. (United States)


    ... Commission, as required by paragraph (b) of this section, oral communications with prospective investors and other broadcasts are permitted. The written documents, broadcasts and oral communications are each... or other consideration, nor of any commitment, binding or otherwise, from any prospective investor...

  5. Yeast Interacting Proteins Database: YGL154C, YGL254W [Yeast Interacting Proteins Database

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  6. Civic Education and Peacebuilding: Examples from Iraq and Sudan. Special Report 254 (United States)

    Levine, Daniel H.; Bishai, Linda S.


    Between 2006 and 2010, the United States Institute of Peace developed several civic education programs for Iraq and Sudan as part of broader efforts to promote postconflict stability and development and help prevent a return to violence. This report describes those programs after first examining the conceptual bases for civic education and how…

  7. Kuue kuuga on EAS toetanud uusi ideid 2,54 miljardi krooniga / Ülari Alamets

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  8. 40 CFR 98.254 - Monitoring and QA/QC requirements. (United States)


    ... specified by the manufacturer. (c) For flare or sour gas flow meters, operate and maintain the flow meter... by reference, see § 98.7). (d) Determine flare gas composition using any of the following methods. (1... by reference, see § 98.7). (e) Determine flare gas higher heating value using any of the...

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  10. High-frame-rate, motion-compensated 25.4 megapixel image sensor (United States)

    Kamasz, Stacy R.; Farrier, Michael G.; Ma, Shing-Fat F.; Sabila, Robert W.; Chamberlain, Savvas G.


    The applicability of large-area full-frame CCD image sensor technology to large optical format aerial reconnaissance applications has been recently demonstrated. The requirements of low-contrast, high-resolution imaging at high frame rates have generated the need for a manufacturable, multitap, small-pitch, wafer-scale CCD image sensor technology. The added requirement of incorporation of electronic motion compensation at the focal plane has generated the need for multisegmented full-frame area array architectures. Characterization results from the newly developed 5040 X 5040 element, eight-tap, full-frame image sensor with multisegmentation for electronic motion compensation are discussed. Experimental determination of resistive-capacitive time constants for metal strapped vertical clock busses on wafer-scale sensors is discussed.


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    Miller, William A [ORNL; New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL; Desjarlais, Andre Omer [ORNL; Huang, Joe [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); Erdem, Ender [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); Ronnen, Levinson [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)


    California s major energy utilities and the California Energy Commission (CEC) are seeking to allocate capital that yields the greatest return on investment for energy infrastructure that meets any part of the need for reliable supplies of energy. The utilities are keenly interested in knowing the amount of electrical energy savings that would occur if cool roof color materials are adopted in the building market. To meet this need the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have been collaborating on a Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) project to develop an industry-consensus energy-savings calculator. The task was coordinated with an ongoing effort supported by the DOE to develop one calculator to achieve both the DOE and the EPA objectives for deployment of cool roof products. Recent emphasis on domestic building energy use has made the work a top priority by the Department of Energy s (DOE) Building Technologies Program. The Roof Savings Calculator (RSC) tool is designed to help building owners, manufacturers, distributors, contractors and practitioners easily run complex simulations. The latest web technologies and usability design were employed to provide an easy input interface to an annual simulation of hour-by-hour, whole-building performance using the world-class simulation tools DOE-2.1E and AtticSim. Building defaults were assigned based on the best available statistical evidence and can provide energy and cost savings after the user selects nothing more than the building location. A key goal for the tool is to promote the energy benefits of cool color tile, metal and asphalt shingle roof products and other energy saving systems. The RSC tool focuses on applications for the roof and attic; however, the code conducts a whole building simulation that puts the energy and heat flows of the roof and attic into the perspective of the whole house. An annual simulation runs in about 30 sec. In addition to cool reflective roofs, the RSC tool will simulate high- medium- and low-slope roofs, and has a custom selection for the user whose house has a unique inclination. There is an option for above sheathing ventilation, which is prevalent in tile and stone-coated metal roof assemblies. The tool also accommodates the effects of radiant barriers and low-emittance surfaces in the inclined air space above the sheathing. The practitioner can select to have air-conditioning ducts either in the conditioned space or in the attic. If in the attic, the user can select one of three air leakage options. Option 1 is an inspected duct having 4% leakage and code level of duct insulation; option 2 is a poorly insulated duct having 14% air leakage; and option 3 is a custom leakage rate specified by the user. The practitioner can setup multiple layers of ceiling insulation. AtticSim is benchmarked against the field data acquired for Ft. Irwin located near Barstow, CA, first as a standalone simulation program and then again integrated within the DOE-2.1E program. The standalone benchmark was very useful to determining how well AtticSim replicates the building physics of an attic. The coupled benchmark was useful to verify that the DOE-2.1E/AtticSim code is modeling correctly the dynamic relationship between the attic and the occupied space below, as well as the interactions between the attic and the HVAC system, in particular when the ducts are located in the attic.

  12. Bibliography of Ground-Water References for All 254 Counties in Texas, 1886-2001 (United States)



  13. 30 CFR 254.47 - Determining the volume of oil of your worst case discharge scenario. (United States)


    ... drilling operations, the size of your worst case discharge scenario is the daily volume possible from an... break. You must calculate this volume as follows: (1) Add the pipeline system leak detection time to...

  14. 40 CFR 97.254 - Compliance with CAIR SO2 emissions limitation. (United States)


    ... sulfur dioxide emissions, determined in accordance with subpart HHH of this part, from all CAIR SO2 units... subpart HHH of this part, from all CAIR SO2 units at the source for the control period; or (ii) If...

  15. 40 CFR 96.254 - Compliance with CAIR SO2 emissions limitation. (United States)


    ... sulfur dioxide emissions, determined in accordance with subpart HHH of this part, from all CAIR SO2 units... subpart HHH of this part, from all CAIR SO2 units at the source for the control period; or (ii) If...

  16. Extraction studies of selected actinide ions from aqueous solutions with 4-benzoyl-2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione and tri-n-octylphosphine oxide

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    Hannink, N.J.; Hoffman, D.C. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)]|[California Univ., Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry; Smith, B.F. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)


    The first measurements of distribution coefficients (K{sub d}) for Cm(III), Bk(III), Cf(III), Es(III), and Fm(III) between aqueous perchlorate solutions and solutions of 4-benzoyl-2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione (BMPPT) and the synergist tri-n-octylphosphine oxide (TOPO) in toluene are reported. Curium-243, berkelium-250, californium-249, einsteinium-254, and fermium-253 were used in these studies. The K{sub d} for {sup 241}Am was also measured and is in agreement with previously published results. Our new results show that the K{sub d}`s decrease gradually with increasing atomic number for the actinides with a dip at Cf. In general, the K{sub d}`s for these actinides are about a factor of 5 to 10 greater than the K{sub d}`s for the homologous lanthanides at a pH of 2.9, a BMPPT concentration of 0.2 M, and a TOPO concentration of 0.04 M. The larger K{sub d}`s for the actinides are consistent with greater covalent bonding between the actinide metal ion and the sulfur bonding site in the ligand.

  17. Extraction studies of selected actinide ions from aqueous solutions with 4-benzoyl-2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione and tri-n-octylphosphine oxide

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    Hannink, N.J.; Hoffman, D.C. (Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States) California Univ., Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry); Smith, B.F. (Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States))


    The first measurements of distribution coefficients (K{sub d}) for Cm(III), Bk(III), Cf(III), Es(III), and Fm(III) between aqueous perchlorate solutions and solutions of 4-benzoyl-2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione (BMPPT) and the synergist tri-n-octylphosphine oxide (TOPO) in toluene are reported. Curium-243, berkelium-250, californium-249, einsteinium-254, and fermium-253 were used in these studies. The K{sub d} for {sup 241}Am was also measured and is in agreement with previously published results. Our new results show that the K{sub d}'s decrease gradually with increasing atomic number for the actinides with a dip at Cf. In general, the K{sub d}'s for these actinides are about a factor of 5 to 10 greater than the K{sub d}'s for the homologous lanthanides at a pH of 2.9, a BMPPT concentration of 0.2 M, and a TOPO concentration of 0.04 M. The larger K{sub d}'s for the actinides are consistent with greater covalent bonding between the actinide metal ion and the sulfur bonding site in the ligand.

  18. Extraction studies of selected actinide ions from aqueous solutions with 4-benzoyl-2,4-Dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione and Tri-n-octylphosphine oxide

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    Hannink, N.J.; Hoffman, D.C. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Smith, B.F. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)


    The first measurements of distribution coefficients (k{sub d}) for Cm(III), Bk(III), Cf(III), Es(III), and Fm(III) between aqueous perchlorate solutions and solutions of 4-benzoyl-2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-2-phenyl-3H-pyrazol-3-thione (BMPPT) and the synergist tri-n-octylphosphine oxide (TOPO) in toluene are reported. Curium-243, berkelium-250, californium-249, einsteinium-254, and fermium-253 were used in these studies. The K{sub d} for {sup 241}Am was also measured and is in agreement with previously published results. Our new results show that the K{sub d}`s decrease gradually with increasing atomic number for the actinides with a dip at Cf. In general, the K{sub d}`s for these actinides are about about a factor of 10 greater than the K{sub d}`s for the homologous lanthanides at a pH of 2.9, a BMPPT concentration of 0.2 M, and a TOPO concentration of 0.04 M. The larger K{sub d}`s for the actinides are consistent with greater covalent bonding between the actinide metal ion and the sulfur bonding site in the ligand. 9 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

  19. Inactivation of avirulent Yersinia pestis in Butterfield's phosphate buffer and frankfurters by UVC (254 nm) and gamma radiation. (United States)

    Sommers, Christopher H; Cooke, Peter H


    Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of plague. Although rare, pharyngeal plague in humans has been associated with consumption or handling of meat prepared from infected animals. The risks of contracting plague from consumption of deliberately contaminated food are currently unknown. Gamma radiation is a penetrating form of electromagnetic radiation, and UVC radiation is used for decontamination of liquids or food surfaces. Gamma radiation D10-values (the radiation dose needed to inactivate 1 log unit pathogen) were 0.23 (+/-0.01) and 0.31 (+/-0.03) kGy for avirulent Y. pestis inoculated into Butterfield's phosphate buffer and onto frankfurter surfaces, respectively, at 0 degree C. A UVC radiation dose of 0.25 J/cm2 inactivated avirulent Y. pestis suspended in Butterfield's phosphate buffer. UVC radiation doses of 0.5 to 4.0 J/cm2 inactivated 0.97 to 1.20 log units of the Y. pestis surface inoculated onto frankfurters. A low gamma radiation dose of 1.6 kGy could provide a 5-log reduction and a UVC radiation dose of 1 to 4 J/cm2 would provide a 1-log reduction of Y. pestis surface inoculated onto frankfurters. Y. pestis was capable of growth on frankfurters during refrigerated storage (10 degrees C). Gamma radiation of frankfurters inhibited the growth of Y. pestis during refrigerated storage, and UVC radiation delayed the growth of Y. pestis.

  20. 75 FR 21299 - Determination of Regulatory Review Period for Purposes of Patent Extension; VIMPAT-NDA 22-254 (United States)


    ... human drug product VIMPAT (lacosamide). VIMPAT injection is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the... drug product. FDA records indicate that the effective date of the first IND for lacosamide was May...

  1. SU-E-J-254: Utility of Pinnacle Dynamic Planning Module Utilizing Deformable Image Registration in Adaptive Radiotherapy

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    Jani, S [Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA (United States)


    Purpose For certain highly conformal treatment techniques, changes in patient anatomy due to weight loss and/or tumor shrinkage can result in significant changes in dose distribution. Recently, the Pinnacle treatment planning system added a Dynamic Planning module utilizing Deformable Image Registration (DIR). The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of this software in adapting to altered anatomy and adjusting treatment plans to account for it. Methods We simulated significant tumor response by changing patient thickness and altered chin positions using a commercially-available head and neck (H and N) phantom. In addition, we studied 23 CT image sets of fifteen (15) patients with H and N tumors and eight (8) patients with prostate cancer. In each case, we applied deformable image registration through Dynamic Planning module of our Pinnacle Treatment Planning System. The dose distribution of the original CT image set was compared to the newly computed dose without altering any treatment parameter. Result was a dose if we did not adjust the plan to reflect anatomical changes. Results For the H and N phantom, a tumor response of up to 3.5 cm was correctly deformed by the Pinnacle Dynamic module. Recomputed isodose contours on new anatomies were within 1 mm of the expected distribution. The Pinnacle system configuration allowed dose computations resulting from original plans on new anatomies without leaving the planning system. Original and new doses were available side-by-side with both CT image sets. Based on DIR, about 75% of H and N patients (11/15) required a re-plan using new anatomy. Among prostate patients, the DIR predicted near-correct bladder volume in 62% of the patients (5/8). Conclusions The Dynamic Planning module of the Pinnacle system proved to be an accurate and useful tool in our ability to adapt to changes in patient anatomy during a course of radiotherapy.

  2. Final Environmental Assessment for the Closure of the Garland ANG Station 254th Combat Communications Group Garland, Texas (United States)


    to their non-flammability, chemical stability, high boiling point , and electrical insulating properties, PCBs were used in hundreds of industrial and...public review at the Garland Central Library, 625 Austin Street, Garland. Additionally, the notice provided a point of contact to request individual...State Historic Preservation Officer, the Executive Director of the Texas Historical Commission ( THC ). Our review staff, led by William McWhorter

  3. Comment on ``State-specific unimolecular reaction of NO2 just above the dissociation threshold'' [J. Chem. Phys. 99, 254 (1993) (United States)

    Wittig, C.; Ionov, S. I.


    Spectroscopic studies of NO2 photoinitiated unimolecular decomposition by Miyawaki et al. indicate a very loose transition state just above threshold. If extrapolated to higher energies, this contradicts our time resolved studies of NO2 photodissociation that demonstrate a tighter transition state. We point out that both sets of data are consistent with variational RRKM theory, which predicts tightening of the transition state with increasing energy.

  4. N-(2-Chlorophenyl-2-({5-[4-(methylsulfanylbenzyl]-4-phenyl-4H-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl}sulfanylacetamide

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    Full Text Available In the title molecule, C24H21ClN4OS2, the central 1,2,4-triazole ring forms dihedral angles of 89.05 (9, 86.66 (9 and 82.70 (10° with the chloro-substituted benzene ring, the methylsulfanyl-substituted benzene ring and the phenyl ring, respectively. In the crystal, molecules are linked into sheets parallel to (100 by intermolecular N—H...N and weak C—H...O hydrogen bonds.

  5. 2-[5-(4-Methoxyphenyl-3-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]-6-methyl-1,3-benzothiazole

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    Full Text Available In the title compound, C24H21N3OS, the pyrazole ring makes dihedral angles of 5.40 (7 and 6.72 (8° with the benzo[d]thiazole ring system and the benzene ring, respectively, and a dihedral angle of 85.72 (8° with the methoxy-substituted benzene ring. In the crystal structure, the molecules are linked by C—H...π interactions.

  6. 47 CFR 25.254 - Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components operating in the 1610-1626.5 MHz/2483.5... (United States)


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  7. National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Stockwell Brook Dam (NH 00261), NHWRB 254.09, Merrimack River Basin, Wilton, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report. (United States)


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  8. (E-tert-Butyl 2-(5-{[4-(dimethylaminophenyl]diazenyl}-2,6-dioxo-1H-pyrimidin-3-ylacetate dichloromethane monosolvate

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    Robert H. E. Hudson


    Full Text Available In the title compound, C18H23N5O4·CH2Cl2, the dichloromethane solvent molecule is disordered over two sets of sites in a 0.630 (13:0.370 (13 ratio. The dihedral angle between the uracil and phenyl rings is 30.2 (1°. In the crystal, the principal interactions are N—H...O hydrogen bonds, which link uracil units across centres of symmetry, forming eight-membered rings with an R22(8 graph-set motif. The structure also displays C—H...O and C—H...Cl hydrogen bonds. Intramolecular C—H...O short contacts are also observed.

  9. SU-E-T-254: Optimization of GATE and PHITS Monte Carlo Code Parameters for Uniform Scanning Proton Beam Based On Simulation with FLUKA General-Purpose Code

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    Kurosu, K [Department of Radiation Oncology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka (Japan); Department of Medical Physics ' Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka (Japan); Takashina, M; Koizumi, M [Department of Medical Physics ' Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka (Japan); Das, I; Moskvin, V [Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN (United States)


    Purpose: Monte Carlo codes are becoming important tools for proton beam dosimetry. However, the relationships between the customizing parameters and percentage depth dose (PDD) of GATE and PHITS codes have not been reported which are studied for PDD and proton range compared to the FLUKA code and the experimental data. Methods: The beam delivery system of the Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center was modeled for the uniform scanning beam in FLUKA and transferred identically into GATE and PHITS. This computational model was built from the blue print and validated with the commissioning data. Three parameters evaluated are the maximum step size, cut off energy and physical and transport model. The dependence of the PDDs on the customizing parameters was compared with the published results of previous studies. Results: The optimal parameters for the simulation of the whole beam delivery system were defined by referring to the calculation results obtained with each parameter. Although the PDDs from FLUKA and the experimental data show a good agreement, those of GATE and PHITS obtained with our optimal parameters show a minor discrepancy. The measured proton range R90 was 269.37 mm, compared to the calculated range of 269.63 mm, 268.96 mm, and 270.85 mm with FLUKA, GATE and PHITS, respectively. Conclusion: We evaluated the dependence of the results for PDDs obtained with GATE and PHITS Monte Carlo generalpurpose codes on the customizing parameters by using the whole computational model of the treatment nozzle. The optimal parameters for the simulation were then defined by referring to the calculation results. The physical model, particle transport mechanics and the different geometrybased descriptions need accurate customization in three simulation codes to agree with experimental data for artifact-free Monte Carlo simulation. This study was supported by Grants-in Aid for Cancer Research (H22-3rd Term Cancer Control-General-043) from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 23791419), and JSPS Core-to-Core program (No. 23003). The authors have no conflict of interest.

  10. N′-Benzylidene-2-({5-[(4-chlorophenoxymethyl]-4-phenyl-4H-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl}sulfanylacetohydrazide hemihydrate

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    Joel T. Mague


    Full Text Available The title compound, C24H20ClN5O2S·0.5H2O, has three independent molecules in the asymmetric unit and two water molecules of crystallization, one of which is equally disordered over two sites. The three unique organic molecules differ in the conformations of the substituents on the pyrazole ring. In the crystal, extensive O—H...O, O—H...N, N—H...O and C—H...O hydrogen bonding generates a three-dimensional network and C—H...π interactions are also observed.

  11. Growth of Corylus heterophylla × C.avellana ‘84-254’and Corylus heterophylla × C.avellana ‘PingOu 1 10’in Fushun Region%杂交榛84-254和平欧110在抚顺生长情况的研究

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    杂交榛(Corylus heterophylla ×C avellana )是我国培育出的第一批优良榛树品种(品系),它将使我国的榛子生产从野生状态走向园艺化栽培。通过对这2个品种在抚顺地区生长情况的调查,结果表明:在常规的栽培管理条件下,均表现出较好的越冬能力。安全越冬的杂交榛幼树,一般栽植后第3年开始结果,榛果平均质量3~3.5 g,比野生平榛大3~4倍;杂交榛的果壳厚度比野生平榛薄0.1~0.2 mm;杂交榛果实的出仁率为42%~45%,比野生平榛高1.7~1.8倍。%Corylus heterophylla × C.avellana is the first excellent species (strain)of hazelnut,it will make our country’s hazelnut production from wild to horticultural cultivation.Growth of two varieties in Fushun region was investigated.Result shows that:under conventional cultivation and management conditions,they appear optimal win-tering capacity.Overwintered saplings of Corylus heterophylla × C.avellana bear fruit in the third year after the planting.Average quality of hazelnut is 3-3.5 g,which are 3-4 times larger than that of wild Corylus heterophylla ;thickness of nut shell for hybrid hazel is 0.1-0.2 mm thinner than that of wild Corylus heterophylla ;kernel real rate of hybrid hazelnut is from 42% to 45%,which is 1.7-1.8 times higher than that of the wild Corylus heterophylla .

  12. No 2965, No 254. Report on new energy technologies and carbon dioxide sequestration: scientifical and technical aspects; N. 2965, N. 254. Rapport sur les nouvelles technologies de l'energie et la sequestration du dioxyde de carbone: aspects scientifiques et techniques

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    Bataille, Ch.; Birraux, C


    The abatement of CO{sub 2} emissions is a huge technical and economical challenge. Fossil fuels, which represent 88% of the world primary energy consumption, are the main source of the 25 billions of CO{sub 2} released each year in the atmosphere. The mastery of CO{sub 2} emissions cannot come from a single technology but must result from the simultaneous implementation of several means, like the development of carbon-free energies and the mastery of fossil fuel emissions. The opportunities of progress are numerous and compatible with the economic development. This document presents, first, the different greenhouse gases, the CO{sub 2} emissions per country and the main sources of CO{sub 2} emissions (power and heat generation, transports). Then it presents different ways of abatement of CO{sub 2} emissions: clean coal technologies, gas combined cycles, CO{sub 2} sequestration, reduction of fuel consumption in transports, development of carbon-free energies: wind power, solar photovoltaic for decentralized power generation, nuclear energy for a competitive power generation and for CO{sub 2} abatement, biofuels of 2. generation and fuel cells. The conclusion stresses on the investments needed for the renewal and increase of energy capacities, and on the necessary visibility and moderation of emission abatement mechanisms (carbon trading and CO{sub 2} prices). (J.S.)

  13. 254学校规模与资源利用效率矩阵研究--BCG矩阵在学校管理中的应用%Matrix Research on the Scales of 254 Schools and the Efficiency of Resources Using--the Application of CG Matrix in School Management

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  14. Discovery of Isotopes of the Transuranium Elements with 93 <= Z <= 98

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    One hundred and five isotopes of the transuranium elements neptunium, plutonium, americium, curium, berkelium and californium have so far been observed; the discovery of these isotopes is discussed. For each isotope a brief summary of the first refereed publication, including the production and identification method, is presented.

  15. Engineering of a highly efficient Xe₂*-excilamp (xenon excimer lamp, λmax=172 nm, η=40%) and qualitative comparison to a low-pressure mercury lamp (LP-Hg, λ=185/254 nm) for water purification. (United States)

    Al-Gharabli, Samer; Engeßer, Patrick; Gera, Diana; Klein, Sandra; Oppenländer, Thomas


    Excilamps are mercury-free gas-discharge sources of non-coherent VUV or UV radiation with high radiant power and a long lifetime. The most efficient excilamp that is currently available on the market is a VUV xenon excilamp system (Xe2(*)-excimer lamp, λ(max) = 172 nm) with a stated radiant efficiency η of 40% at an electrical input power P(el) of 20 W, 50 W or 100 W. In this paper, the use of this highly efficient Xe2(*)-excilamp (P(el) = 20 W) for water treatment is demonstrated using a recirculating laboratory photoreactor system with negative radiation geometry. The efficiency in the 172 nm initiated bleaching of aqueous solutions of Rhodamine B is compared to that initiated by a common low-pressure mercury (LP-Hg) lamp (185 nm, TNN 15/32). The dependence of the pseudo zero order rate constant k´ of decolorization of RhB on the flow rate and on the initial concentration of RhB was investigated. Both lamps exhibited dependences of k´ on the initial concentration of RhB, which represents a typical saturation kinetical behavior. The saturation kinetics was very prominent in the case of the Xe2(*)-excilamp. Also, the Xe2(*)-excilamp treatment exhibited a significant influence on the flow rate of the RhB aqueous solution, which was not the case during the LP-Hg lamp initiated bleaching of RhB. The results of this paper demonstrate that Xe2(*)-excilamps can be used for VUV-initiated water purification. However, to reach the maximum efficacy of the Xe2(*)-excilamp for photo-initiated water purification further engineering optimization of the photoreactor concept is necessary.

  16. A complexa convivência humana e os processos educativos libertadores (The human coexistence and the process of the liberating education - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2013v11n29p254

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    Full Text Available Este artigo objetiva traçar o itinerário da educação libertadora na realidade social brasileira e refletir sobre a necessidade de se repensar a ação dessa modalidade de educação nos dias atuais. Ao se articular a realidade da época do surgimento da educação libertadora, que pretendia  responder aos apelos de libertação dos povos Latino-Americanos, com a realidade dos tempos atuais e suas implicações, este artigo busca respostas às questões postas por essa educação libertadora na atualidade. Para abordar as funções do processo educativo dentro do contexto de uma sociedade, é preciso situar as abordagens em sua realidade, contemporizando e adequando as suas ações. Essa temática representa um grande desafio, pois a concepção libertadora de educação extrapola os ambientes acadêmicos, visando sobretudo o bem comum do ser humano e o seu pleno desenvolvimento. Para a realização deste trabalho foram realizadas pesquisas bibliográficas e estudo da realidade desta época informatizada em que estamos inseridos, assim como suas consequências. Palavras-chave: Conscientização. Emancipação. Informatização. Educação Libertadora. Abstract This article aims to trace the route of liberating education in Brazilian social reality and reflect on the need to rethink the action of this type of education these days. In order to articulate the onset of liberating education that intended to respond to calls for liberation of Latin American peoples with the reality of the present time and its implications, this article seeks to answer to the questions posed by this liberating education today. To address the functions of the educational process within the context of a society, one must situate the approaches in their reality, compromising and adapting their actions. This theme represents a great challenge because the conception of such liberating education goes beyond the academic environments, seeking above all, the common good of the human being and its full development. The methodology used in this paper consisted of bibliographical research and a study of the reality of this computerized era in which we operate. Keywords: Awareness Empowerment. Information Technology. Liberating Education. 

  17. A Faceted Catalogue Aids Doctoral-Level Searchers. A Review of: Olson, Tod A. “Utility of a Faceted Catalog for Scholarly Research” Library Hi Tech 25.4 (2007: 550-61.

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    Full Text Available Objective – To learn whether a faceted catalogue and word cloud aids in the discovery process. Design – User study.Setting – Large academic research library in the United States.Subjects – Twelve PhD candidates in the humanities, the majority of whom are engaged with researching, proposing, or writing their dissertations.Methods – The library’s entire catalogue of 5.2 million records was loaded into the AquaBrowser OPAC search interface. A pilot study was conducted using three humanities graduate students employed by the library. Following the pilot, the main study was conducted using graduate students in the humanities. Graduate students in the social sciences were desired for the study, but were not able to be contacted due to time constraints. Once selected, the test subjects were asked to use an interface that offered both facets and tag clouds for enhanced search quality. Test subjects were allowed to choose the topic they would like to research; all chose to research their dissertation topic. A moderator and recorder facilitated research conducted with the faceted catalogue. The moderator ensured that students commented on their findings, cleared up any confusion with using the interface, and kept the students on task. Only when students remarked that a new discovery had been made were those discoveries noted. The impact to the discovery process of faceted navigation and AquaBrowser’s word cloud was studied while the impact of relevance ranking was not.Main Results – The article asserts that results from both the pilot and main study were sufficiently similar to justify combining them for the paper, but the advantage that students employed by thelibrary might have over other students is not discussed. Nine of the twelve students used in the study found new results using the faceted catalogue and word cloud. The responses of the user group to the faceted catalogue and word cloud were “overwhelmingly positive” (555. However, since students were allowed to move freely between the word cloud and faceted navigation tool, it is difficult to attribute new discoveries solely to one or the other. However, when a new discovery could be “attributed primarily to one factor or another” (555 it was noted. The faceted navigation tool aided discovery at least four times and the word cloud aided discovery at least six.Conclusion – A faceted catalogue interface with a word cloud feature clearly aids in the discovery process for more advanced researchers — those with specialized subject knowledge, familiarity with their library’s collection, and experience in researching their area. However, facets and word clouds have limitations: records with limited cataloguing have little to offer faceted navigation; catalogue records from diverse providers introduce controlled vocabularies beyond LCSH and MeSH into searchreturns, resulting in the same word potentially appearing multiple times in the same return albeit with different meanings; the word cloud may contain certain words that researchers feel to be irrelevant. Despite these issues, the use of word clouds and faceted navigation (and relevance ranking appears to be beneficial to research conducted by experienced subject searchers in the humanities.

  18. SU-E-J-254: Evaluating the Role of Mid-Treatment and Post-Treatment FDG-PET/CT in Predicting Progression-Free Survival and Distant Metastasis of Anal Cancer Patients Treated with Chemoradiotherapy

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    Zhang, H; Wang, J; Chuong, M; D’Souza, W; Choi, W; Lu, W [University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (United States); Latifi, K; Hoffe, S; Moros, E [Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL (United States); Saeed, Nadia [Brwon University, Providence, RI (United States); Tan, S [Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan (China); Shridhar, R [Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL (United States)


    Purpose: To evaluate the role of mid-treatment and post-treatment FDG-PET/CT in predicting progression-free survival (PFS) and distant metastasis (DM) of anal cancer patients treated with chemoradiotherapy (CRT). Methods: 17 anal cancer patients treated with CRT were retrospectively studied. The median prescription dose was 56 Gy (range, 50–62.5 Gy). All patients underwent FDG-PET/CT scans before and after CRT. 16 of the 17 patients had an additional FDG-PET/CT image at 3–5 weeks into the treatment (denoted as mid-treatment FDG-PET/CT). 750 features were extracted from these three sets of scans, which included both traditional PET/CT measures (SUVmax, SUVpeak, tumor diameters, etc.) and spatialtemporal PET/CT features (comprehensively quantify a tumor’s FDG uptake intensity and distribution, spatial variation (texture), geometric property and their temporal changes relative to baseline). 26 clinical parameters (age, gender, TNM stage, histology, GTV dose, etc.) were also analyzed. Advanced analytics including methods to select an optimal set of predictors and a model selection engine, which identifies the most accurate machine learning algorithm for predictive analysis was developed. Results: Comparing baseline + mid-treatment PET/CT set to baseline + posttreatment PET/CT set, 14 predictors were selected from each feature group. Same three clinical parameters (tumor size, T stage and whether 5-FU was held during any cycle of chemotherapy) and two traditional measures (pre- CRT SUVmin and SUVmedian) were selected by both predictor groups. Different mix of spatial-temporal PET/CT features was selected. Using the 14 predictors and Naive Bayes, mid-treatment PET/CT set achieved 87.5% accuracy (2 PFS patients misclassified, all local recurrence and DM patients correctly classified). Post-treatment PET/CT set achieved 94.0% accuracy (all PFS and DM patients correctly predicted, 1 local recurrence patient misclassified) with logistic regression, neural network or support vector machine model. Conclusion: Applying radiomics approach to either midtreatment or post-treatment PET/CT could achieve high accuracy in predicting anal cancer treatment outcomes. This work was supported in part by the National Cancer Institute Grant R01CA172638.

  19. Resonant two-photon ionization of phenol in methylene chloride doped solid argon using 248 nm KrF laser and 254 nm Hg lamp radiation, a comparative study. The UV/VIS absorption spectrum of phenol radical cation (United States)

    Kesper, Karl; Diehl, Frank; Simon, Jens Georg Günther; Specht, Harald; Schweig, Armin


    Resonant two-photon ionization (TPI) of phenol (PhOH) has been successfully achieved in methylene chloride (CH 2Cl 2) doped solid argon using a KrF laser and a Hg resonance lamp. The result constitutes the first-time TPI of a typically organic molecule in this medium using an excimer laser as well as the first-time spectroscopic identification of PhOH +•. A qualitative model is proposed which is consistent with both the unexpected photostability of PhOH +• and the incomplete running of the TPI process in the applied medium.

  20. Changes in Financial Aid and Student Enrollment at Historically Black Colleges and Universities after the Tightening of PLUS Credit Standards: An Update for the 2013/14 School Year. REL 2017-254 (United States)

    Johnson, Matthew; Bruch, Julie; Gill, Brian


    In 2011 the U.S. Department of Education tightened the credit standards for Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS). Concerned about the possible effects of this change on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic's Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Completion…

  1. Analysis of the antibiotics susceptibility on 254 strains of Escherichia coli isolated from clinic%245例大肠埃希菌临床分离株药敏分析

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    胡景玉; 杜红丽; 乔艳梅; 郭连峰; 赵二强


    OBJECTIVE To understand the resistance characteristics of E. Coli in Hengshui, and to provide the basis for clinical treatment. METHODS Total 245 strains of E. Coli were collected from microbiology laboratory of Harrison International Peace Hospital (torn December, 2008 to June, 2011. Minimum inhibitory concentrations ( MICs) to 20 antibiotics of the isolates were determined by broth dilution method, and the values of MIC50 and MIC90 were calculated. RESULTS Imipenem, piperaciUin/tazobactam and cefoperazone/sulbactam showed a good antibacterial activity, and its MIC50 was 0.5μg/ml, 1μg/ ml, 0.5μg/ml, MIC90 was 2μg/ml, other drugs showed different degrees of resistance and E. Coli producing ESBLs in a higher detection rate. CONCLUSION E. Coli isolated in our hospital is multi-resistance but sensitive to imipenem, piperacillin/ tazobactam and cefoperazone/sulbactam.%目的 了解衡水地区大肠埃希菌的药敏情况,以更好的为临床用药提供依据.方法 收集了哈励逊国际和平医院微生物实验室2008年12月~2011年6月间所有送检大肠埃希菌株245例进行检测分析,采用肉汤稀释法测18种抗菌药物最低抑菌浓度(MIC)并计算其MIC50和MIC90.结果 亚胺培南、哌拉西林/他唑巴坦和头孢哌酮/舒巴坦显示良好的抗菌作用,其MIC50分别为0.5 μg/ml、1μg/ml、0.5 μg/ml; MIC90均为2 μg/ml,其他药物显示不同程度的耐药,且大肠埃希菌产ESBLs的检出率较高.结论 检出的大肠埃希菌存在多重耐药,仅对亚胺培南、哌拉西林/他唑巴坦和头孢哌酮/舒巴坦普遍敏感.

  2. 用于流动注射分析悬浮液中的试剂。天然水中硫酸根的光谱测定Cmkovic,Paula Manoel等(Brazil)Quimica Nova 2002,25(2),254~258(葡萄牙文)

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  3. An unusual radiation dose dependent EPR line at g{sub eff} = 2.54 in feldspars: possible evidence of Fe{sup 3+}O{sup 2-} {r_reversible} Fe{sup 2+}O{sup -} and exchange coupled Fe{sup 3+}-Fe{sup 2+}-nO{sup -}

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    Sastry, M D [Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, 380 009 (India); Nagar, Y C [Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, 380 009 (India); Bhushan, B [Food Technology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, Mumbai, 400 085 (India); Mishra, K P [Radiation Biology and Health Sciences, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, 400 085 (India); Balaram, V [Geochemistry Division, National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, 500 007 (India); Singhvi, A K [Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, 380 009 (India)


    We report electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) results on natural feldspar grains extracted from sediment samples of three widely different source regions. The XRD analysis indicated that the samples had albite, microcline and Ca/Ba-orthoclase as the major constituents. The EPR spectrum of all the samples exhibited an intense line around g{sub eff} = 4.3. This is characteristic of Fe{sup 3+} with a zero field splitting that is significantly larger than the microwave quantum. More interesting was the presence of a strong EPR signal in the region of g{sub eff} = 2.54-2.7. On irradiation with gamma rays the position of the line shifted to higher magnetic field. The possible origin of this line and its unusual behavior with dose is explained as being due to the interaction of a hopping 'hole' on oxygen with iron centers. The possibilities considered include (1) the valence fluctuation of an Fe{sup 3+} center at a tetrahedral site (2) oscillation of FeO{sub 4}{sup -} between two resonant forms, Fe{sup 2+}O{sup -} and Fe{sup 3+}O{sup 2-}, and (3) exchange coupling between Fe{sup 3+}, Fe{sup 2+} and O{sup -}. The concentration of the latter is dose dependent and, consequently, it results in the observed dose dependent line shift.

  4. Comment on "Nanosecond laser textured superhydrophobic metallic surfaces and their chemical sensing applications" by Duong V. Ta, Andrew Dunn, Thomas J. Wasley, Robert W. Kay, Jonathan Stringer, Patrick J. Smith, Colm Connaughton, Jonathan D. Shephard (Appl. Surf. Sci. 357 (2015) 248-254) (United States)

    Boinovich, L. B.; Emelyanenko, A. M.; Emelyanenko, K. A.; Domantovsky, A. G.; Shiryaev, A. A.


    Nowadays the problem of design of durable ecologically friendly superhydrophobic surfaces is of great importance for science and technology. A recent paper in Applied Surface Science reports the method of fabricating the superhydrophobic metallic surfaces by infrared nanosecond laser surface texturing without using hydrophobic agents. Since this method of surface texturing can be considered as one of the most suitable for various industrial applications, the nature of superhydrophobic state of surfaces produced by laser texturing in the abovementioned paper deserves to be analyzed in detail. Authors of the commented paper attributed the change in wettability to the partial deoxidation of CuO into Cu2O on the surface during storage in atmosphere. However, such interpretation of the results contradicts to the basic notions in the theory of wetting and to more accurate and detailed data. In our Comment we discuss these contradictions point by point.


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    This grant supported the exploratory synthesis of new actinide materials with all of the actinides from thorium to californium with the exceptions of protactinium and berkelium. We developed detailed structure-property relationships that allowed for the identification of novel materials with selective ion-exchange, selective oxidation, and long-range magnetic ordering. We found novel bonding motifs and identified periodic trends across the actinide series. We identified structural building units that would lead to desired structural features and novel topologies. We also characterized many different spectroscopic trends across the actinide series. The grant support the preparation of approximately 1200 new compounds all of which were structurally characterized.

  6. Detection of rare earth elements in Powder River Basin sub-bituminous coal ash using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)

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    Tran, Phuoc [National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United State; Mcintyre, Dustin [National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United State


    We reported our preliminary results on the use of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy to analyze the rare earth elements contained in ash samples from Powder River Basin sub-bituminous coal (PRB-coal). We have identified many elements in the lanthanide series (cerium, europium, holmium, lanthanum, lutetium, praseodymium, promethium, samarium, terbium, ytterbium) and some elements in the actinide series (actinium, thorium, uranium, plutonium, berkelium, californium) in the ash samples. In addition, various metals were also seen to present in the ash samples


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    Seaborg, Glenn T.; Street Jr., Kenneth; Thompson, Stanley G.; Ghiorso, Albert


    This volume includes the talks given on January 20, 1975, at a symposium in Berkeley on the occasion of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the discovery of berkelium and californium. Talks were given at this symposium by the four people involved in the discovery of these elements and by a number of people who have made significant contributions in the intervening years to the investigation of their nuclear and chemical properties. The papers are being published here, without editing, in the form in which they were submitted by the authors in the months following the anniversary symposium, and they reflect rather faithfully the remarks made on that occasion.

  8. 75 FR 3240 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings (United States)


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  10. 老年高血压患者临床特点分析

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    目的 了解老年高血压的临床特点.方法 分析254例老年高血压患者的临床资料.结果 254例老年高血压中单纯收缩期高血压54.7%(139/254),脉压差>60 mmHg占57%(145/254),合并2型糖尿病37%(94/254),合并脑卒中68.8%(175/254),24 h尿蛋白0.5~2.0g占38.5%(98/254),高尿酸血症占25.5%(65/254),体位性低血压占32%(82/254),高脂血症73.2%(186/254),左室肥厚、心肌供血不足、心力衰竭62.5%(159/254),高血压合并糖尿病患者中脑卒中患病占82.9%(78/94)、24 h尿蛋白0.5~2.0 g占74.4%(70/94),合并心脑肾损害占80%(204/254),需2种以上降压药治疗占79.1%(201/254).结论 老年高血压患者中,单纯收缩期高血压所占比例大,脉压差大,并发症多且严重,易发生体位性低血压,多需2种以上降压药联合治疗.

  11. Nuclear fission and the transuranium elements

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    Many of the transuranium elements are produced and isolated in large quantities through the use of neutrons furnished by nuclear fission reactions: plutonium (atomic number 94) in ton quantities; neptunium (93), americium (95), and curium (96) in kilogram quantities; berkelium (97) in 100 milligram quantities; californium (98) in gram quantities; and einsteinium (99) in milligram quantities. Transuranium isotopes have found many practical applications---as nuclear fuel for the large-scale generation of electricity, as compact, long-lived power sources for use in space exploration, as means for diagnosis and treatment in the medical area, and as tools in numerous industrial processes. Of particular interest is the unusual chemistry and impact of these heaviest elements on the periodic table. This account will feature these aspects. 9 refs., 5 figs.

  12. Book Review: John M. Hobson and Leonard Seabrooke (2007) (eds) Everyday Politics of the World Economy

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  14. The Fundamental Skills Training Project (United States)


    Computers in Human Behavior . 1. 59-74. Slavin, R. E. (1990). Cooperative learning and the gifted: Who benefits? Journal for the... Computers in Human Behavior , 15, 243-254. ISIS Scores on Design Experiment Subscale (Skills Test) By Skill Level 1997-1998 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50...word problem solving. Computers in Human Behavior , 15, 243-254. ________________________________________________________________________

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  17. 78 FR 14913 - Domestic Baggage Liability (United States)


    ... Notices The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553) contains a ``good cause'' exemption which... LIABILITY 0 1. The authority citation for part 254 continues to read as follows: Authority: 49 U.S.C....

  18. Shorelines Extracted from 1984-2015 Landsat Imagery: Horn Island, Mississippi (Polygon: Individual Dates) (United States)

    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — Shorelines Extracted from 1984-2015 Landsat Imagery: Horn Island, Mississippi (Polygon: Individual Dates) is a dataset consisting of 254 polygon shapefiles...

  19. Mononucleosis (United States)

    ... RD, eds. Conn's Current Therapy 2016 . Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016:chap 1. Jenson HB. Epstein-Barr virus. ... Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics . 20th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2015:chap 254. Johannsen EC, Kaye KM. Epstein- ...

  20. 76 FR 42140 - Public Availability of the Merit Systems Protection Board's FY 2010 Service Contract Inventory (United States)


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  1. Arno Rafael Cederberg ja Eesti ajalooteadus / Hans Kruus

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    Kruus, Hans, 1891-1976


    Soome ajalooprofessorist Arno Rafael Cederbergist (1885-1948). Tartu Ülikoolis töötades oli tema peamine õppe-ja uurimisaine Eesti ja Põhjamaade ajalugu. Ilm.: Eesti Kirjandus, 1935, nr. 6., lk. 254-255

  2. A New Macrocyclic Trichochecene from Soil Fungus

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    TaoWANG; YiZHANG; 等


    From fermentation broth of soil fungus 254-2 obtained from Yunnan province, a new macrocylic trichochecene was isolated. The structure was determined on the basis of spectroscopie evidences especially the 2-D NMR spectra.

  3. An Assessment of Student Computer Ergonomic Knowledge. (United States)

    Alexander, Melody W.


    Business students (n=254) were assessed on their knowledge of computers, health and safety, radiation, workstations, and ergonomic techniques. Overall knowledge was low in all categories. In particular, they had not learned computer-use techniques. (SK)

  4. Pobladoras, Indígenas, and the State: Difference, Equality, and Women’s Rights in Chile [book review


    Valiente Fernández, Celia


    Este artículo reseña: Patricia Richards. Pobladoras, Indígenas, and the State: Difference, Equality, and Women’s Rights in Chile. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2004. p. 254. ISBN 0813534232

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    ... . FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Saman Hussain at telephone number 202.254.5508, or by email at . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 2011, President...

  8. A new macrocyclic trichochecene from soil fungus

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    From fermentation broth of soil fungus 254-2 obtained from Yunnan province,a new macrocylic trichochecene was isolated.The structure was determined on the basis of spectroscopic evidences especially the 2-D NMR spectra.

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    ... Office of the Special Trustee in Albuquerque, NM. This amendment includes additional tribal consultation... 254, Albuquerque, NM 87104. August 21, 2012 1:30 p.m.-3:30 Hilton Sacramento p.m.. Arden West,...

  11. Learning to Predict Social Influence in Complex Networks (United States)


    derived from the Enron Email Dataset by extracting the senders and the recipients and linking those that had bidirectional communications. It has 4,254...Kimura et al. (2008), which has 9, 481 nodes and 245, 044 directed links (the Wikipedia network). The third one is a network derived from the Enron ...It contains 4, 254 nodes and 44, 314 directed links (the Enron network). The last one is a coauthorship network employed in Palla et al. (2005). It

  12. Milnor open books of links of some rational surface singularities


    Özbağcı, Burak; Bhupal, Mohan


    Pacific Journal of Mathematics MILNOR OPEN BOOKS OF LINKS OF SOME RATIONAL SURFACE SINGULARITIES MOHAN BHUPAL AND BURAK OZBAGCI Volume 254 No. 1 November 2011 PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS Vol. 254, No. 1, 2011 MILNOR OPEN BOOKS OF LINKS OF SOME RATIONAL SURFACE SINGULARITIES MOHAN BHUPAL AND BURAK OZBAGCI We determine Legendrian surgery diagrams for the canonical contact struc-tures of links of rational surface singularities that are also small Seifert...

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  14. Dollar Summary of Prime Contract Awards by State, Place, and Contractor, FY84, Part 1 (Adamsville, Alabama-Santa Clara, California). (United States)



  15. Abstract Reference List: Reviews of Pertinent Literature in Shock. Volume I. (United States)


    CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY. PREVENTION OF CARDIOGENIC SHOCK. JS Geddes, AAJ Adgey, JF Pantridge. American Heart Journal 99:243-254, No 2, (1980...25 61. THE DYNAMICS of. THi LUNG FLUID FILTRATION SYSTHI! fN IKX;S Wl EDEMA . MH Gee, JA Spath. Circ. Res. 46(6):796-801 (1980) . . . . 26 62. LUNG...differentiation. 14. Fundamentals of clinical cardiology. Prevention of Cardiogenic Shock. JS Geddes, AAJ Adgey, and JF Pantridge. Am. H. J., 99: 243-254, 1980. It

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  17. Degradation of methyl orange using short-wavelength UV irradiation with oxygen microbubbles. (United States)

    Tasaki, Tsutomu; Wada, Tsubasa; Fujimoto, Kanji; Kai, Shinji; Ohe, Kaoru; Oshima, Tatsuya; Baba, Yoshinari; Kukizaki, Masato


    A novel wastewater treatment technique using 8 W low-pressure mercury lamps in the presence of uniform-sized microbubbles (diameter = 5.79 microm) was investigated for the decomposition of methyl orange as a model compound in aqueous solution. Photodegradation experiments were conducted with a BLB black light blue lamp (365 nm), a UV-C germicidal lamp (254 nm) and an ozone lamp (185 nm+254 nm) both with and without oxygen microbubbles. The results show that the oxygen microbubbles accelerated the decolorization rate of methyl orange under 185+254 nm irradiation. In contrast, the microbubbles under 365 and 254 nm irradiation were unaffected on the decolorization of methyl orange. It was found that the pseudo-zero order decolorization reaction constant in microbubble system is 2.1 times higher than that in conventional large bubble system. Total organic carbon (TOC) reduction rate of methyl orange was greatly enhanced by oxygen microbubble under 185+254 nm irradiation, however, TOC reduction rate by nitrogen microbubble was much slower than that with 185+254 nm irradiation only. Possible reaction mechanisms for the decolorization and mineralization of methyl orange both with oxygen and nitrogen mirobubbles were proposed in this study.

  18. Removal of fluorescence and ultraviolet absorbance of dissolved organic matter in reclaimed water by solar light. (United States)

    Wu, Qianyuan; Li, Chao; Wang, Wenlong; He, Tao; Hu, Hongying; Du, Ye; Wang, Ting


    Storing reclaimed water in lakes is a widely used method of accommodating changes in the consumption of reclaimed water during wastewater reclamation and reuse. Solar light serves as an important function in degrading pollutants during storage, and its effect on dissolved organic matter (DOM) was investigated in this study. Solar light significantly decreased the UV254 absorbance and fluorescence (FLU) intensity of reclaimed water. However, its effect on the dissolved organic carbon (DOC) value of reclaimed water was very limited. The decrease in the UV254 absorbance intensity and FLU excitation-emission matrix regional integration volume (FLU volume) of reclaimed water during solar light irradiation was fit with pseudo-first order reaction kinetics. The decrease of UV254 absorbance was much slower than that of the FLU volume. Ultraviolet light in solar light had a key role in decreasing the UV254 absorbance and FLU intensity during solar light irradiation. The light fluence-based removal kinetic constants of the UV254 and FLU intensity were independent of light intensity. The peaks of the UV254 absorbance and FLU intensity with an apparent molecular weight (AMW) of 100Da to 2000Da decreased after solar irradiation, whereas the DOC value of the major peaks did not significantly change.

  19. Role of physiological mechanisms and EPSPS gene expression in glyphosate resistance in wild soybeans (Glycine soja). (United States)

    Gao, Yue; Tao, Bo; Qiu, Lijuan; Jin, Longguo; Wu, Jing


    The physiological mechanisms underlying glyphosate resistance in wild soybean germplasm and relevant EPSPS gene expression were evaluated. These germplasms were selected by gradually increasing glyphosate selection pressure started from 2010. As indicated by a whole-plant dose response bioassay, ZYD-254 plants were resistant to glyphosate at concentrations of 1230gaeha(-1), but the susceptible plants (ZYD-16) were unable to survive in the presence of 300gaeha(-1) glyphosate. The ED50 values of resistant germplasm were approximately 8.8 times of the susceptible germplasm. Chlorophyll content was significantly decreased in ZYD-16 plants in comparison with ZYD-254 plants. ZYD-16 plants accumulated 10.1 times more shikimate in leaves at 5days after glyphosate treatment at 1230gaeha(-1) than ZYD-254 did. GST activity differed between ZYD-254 and ZYD-16 in three tissues. It was highest in leaves. There were no significant differences in EPSPS1 or EPSPS3 expression between two germplasms before exposure to glyphosate treatment. After glyphosate treatment, there was a 2- to 4-fold increase in EPSPS1 mRNA levels in ZYD-254, but there was no change in EPSPS3 mRNA levels in ZYD-254 or ZYD-16.

  20. Characterization of a Viking Blade Fabricated by Traditional Forging Techniques (United States)

    Vo, H.; Frazer, D.; Bailey, N.; Traylor, R.; Austin, J.; Pringle, J.; Bickel, J.; Connick, R.; Connick, W.; Hosemann, P.


    A team of students from the University of California, Berkeley, participated in a blade-smithing competition hosted by the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society at the TMS 2015 144th annual meeting and exhibition. Motivated by ancient forging methods, the UC Berkeley team chose to fabricate our blade from historical smithing techniques utilizing naturally-occurring deposits of iron ore. This approach resulted in receiving the "Best Example of a Traditional Blade Process/Ore Smelting Technique" award for our blade named "Berkelium." First, iron-enriched sand was collected from local beaches. Magnetite (Fe3O4) was then extracted from the sand and smelted into individual high- and low-carbon steel ingots. Layers of high- and low-carbon steels were forge-welded together, predominantly by hand, to form a composite material. Optical microscopy, energy dispersive spectroscopy, and Vickers hardness mechanical testing were conducted at different stages throughout the blade-making process to evaluate the microstructure and hardness evolution during formation. It was found that the pre-heat-treated blade microstructure was composed of ferrite and pearlite, and contained many nonmetallic inclusions. A final heat treatment was performed, which caused the average hardness of the blade edge to increase by more than a factor of two, indicating a martensitic transformation.

  1. Characterization of a Viking Blade Fabricated by Traditional Forging Techniques (United States)

    Vo, H.; Frazer, D.; Bailey, N.; Traylor, R.; Austin, J.; Pringle, J.; Bickel, J.; Connick, R.; Connick, W.; Hosemann, P.


    A team of students from the University of California, Berkeley, participated in a blade-smithing competition hosted by the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society at the TMS 2015 144th annual meeting and exhibition. Motivated by ancient forging methods, the UC Berkeley team chose to fabricate our blade from historical smithing techniques utilizing naturally-occurring deposits of iron ore. This approach resulted in receiving the "Best Example of a Traditional Blade Process/Ore Smelting Technique" award for our blade named "Berkelium." First, iron-enriched sand was collected from local beaches. Magnetite (Fe3O4) was then extracted from the sand and smelted into individual high- and low-carbon steel ingots. Layers of high- and low-carbon steels were forge-welded together, predominantly by hand, to form a composite material. Optical microscopy, energy dispersive spectroscopy, and Vickers hardness mechanical testing were conducted at different stages throughout the blade-making process to evaluate the microstructure and hardness evolution during formation. It was found that the pre-heat-treated blade microstructure was composed of ferrite and pearlite, and contained many nonmetallic inclusions. A final heat treatment was performed, which caused the average hardness of the blade edge to increase by more than a factor of two, indicating a martensitic transformation.

  2. 紫外波长与粒径对纳米TiO2光催化效果的影响%Influence of Different UV Wavelengths and Particle Sizes on Nano-TiO2 Photocatalytic Degradation Effect

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    邱志平; 杨其长; 刘文科


    Taking methyl orange as degradation object, an experiment was carried out to study the effects of different wavelengths' UV lights and different particle sizes' TiO2(365nm UV Hght+10nm TiO2, 365nm UV light +50nm TiO2, 254nm UV light +10nm TiO2, 254nm UV light +50nm TiO2) on degradation of methyl orange. Results showed that the combination of different wavelengths' UV lights and different particle sizes' TiO2 affected the photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange. The best treatment effect was of the combination of 254nm UV light +10nm TiO2, and the degradation efficiencies of other treatments were in order of 254nm UV light +50nm TiO2, 365nm UV light+lOnm TiO2and 365nm UV light +50nm TiO2. It proved that 254nm UV light +10nm TiO2 was the optimal combination for photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange.%以甲基橙为光催化降解对象,研究了不同波长紫外灯与不同粒径TiO2组合(365 nm紫外灯+10 nm TiO2,365 nm紫外灯+50 nm TiO2,254 nm紫外灯+10 nm TiO2,254 nm紫外灯+50 nm TiO2)光催化降解甲基橙的效果.结果表明,不同波长紫外灯与不同粒径TiO2组合影响光催化降解甲基橙的效果.其中,254 nm紫外灯+10 nm TiO2组合降解效果最好,其次为254 nm紫外灯+50 nm TiO2组合,再其次为365 nm紫外灯+10 nm TiO2组合,降解效果最差的为365 nm紫外灯+50 nm TiO2组合.由此可见,254 nm紫外灯+10 nm TiO2组合的光催化降解甲基橙的效果最好.

  3. Combination of UV absorbance and electron donating capacity to assess degradation of micropollutants and formation of bromate during ozonation of wastewater effluents. (United States)

    Chon, Kangmin; Salhi, Elisabeth; von Gunten, Urs


    In this study, the changes in UV absorbance at 254 nm (UVA254) and electron donating capacity (EDC) were investigated as surrogate indicators for assessing removal of micropollutants and bromate formation during ozonation of wastewater effluents. To measure the EDC, a novel method based on size exclusion chromatography followed by a post-column reaction was developed and calibrated against an existing electrochemical method. Low specific ozone doses led to a more efficient abatement of EDC than of UVA254. This was attributed to the abatement of phenolic moieties in the dissolved organic matter (DOM), which lose their EDC upon oxidation, but are partially transformed into quinones, which still absorb in the measured UV range. For higher specific ozone doses, the relative EDC abatement was lower than the relative UVA abatement, which can be explained by the oxidation of UV absorbing moieties (e.g. non-activated aromatic compounds), which contribute less to EDC. The abatement of the selected micropollutants (i.e., 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2), carbamazepine (CBZ), atenolol (ATE), bezafibrate (BZF), ibuprofen (IBU), and p-chlorobenzoic acid (pCBA)) varied significantly depending on their reactivity with ozone in the examined specific ozone dose range of 0-1.45 mgO3/mgDOC. The decrease of EE2 and CBZ with high ozone reactivity was linearly proportional to the reduction of the relative residuals of UVA254 and EDC. The abatement of ATE, BZF, IBU, and pCBA with intermediate to low ozone reactivities was not significant in a first phase (UVA254/UVA254,0 = 1.00-0.70; EDC/EDC0 = 1.00-0.56) while their abatement was more efficient than the degradation of the relative residual UVA254 and much more noticeable than the degradation of the relative residual EDC in a second phase (UVA254/UVA254,0 = 0.70-0.25; EDC/EDC0 = 0.56-0.25) because the partially destroyed UV absorbing and electron donating DOM moieties become recalcitrant to ozone attack. Bromate formation was

  4. Incidence of Febrile Neutropenia in Korean Female Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Preoperative or Postoperative Doxorubicin/Cyclophosphamide Followed by Docetaxel Chemotherapy (United States)

    Kim, Chang Gon; Sohn, Joohyuk; Chon, Hongjae; Kim, Joo Hoon; Heo, Su Jin; Cho, Hyunsoo; Kim, In Jung; Kim, Seung Il; Park, Seho; Park, Hyung Seok


    Purpose Doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide followed by docetaxel chemotherapy (AC-D) is an intermediate risk factor (incidence of 10%–20%) for febrile neutropenia (FN) in breast cancer. However, the reported incidence of FN while using this regimen was obtained mostly from Western breast cancer patients, with little data available from Asian patients. This study aimed to assess the incidence of FN in Korean breast cancer patients and to describe clinical variables related to FN. Methods From September 2010 to February 2013, data from the Yonsei Cancer Center registry of breast cancer patients who received neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy with four cycles of AC-D (60 mg/m2 doxorubicin, 600 mg/m2 cyclophosphamide every 3 weeks for four cycles followed by 75 mg/m2 or 100 mg/m2 docetaxel every 3 weeks for four cycles) were analyzed. The incidence of FN, FN associated complications, dose reduction/delays, and relative dose intensity (RDI) were investigated. Results Among the 254 patients reported to the registry, the FN incidence after AC-D chemotherapy was 29.5% (75/254), consisting of 25.2% (64/254) events during AC and 4.7% (12/254) during docetaxel chemotherapy. Dose reductions, delays, and RDI less than 85.0% during AC were observed in 16.5% (42/254), 19.5% (47/254), and 11.0% (28/254) of patients, respectively. Patients with FN events frequently experienced dose reduction/delays, which eventually led to a decreased RDI. Conclusion The incidence of FN during AC-D neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy was higher than expected in Korean breast cancer patients. Whether these patients should be classified as a high-risk group for FN warrants future prospective studies. PMID:27064666

  5. Modified Diatomaceous earth as a principal stationary phase component in TLC. (United States)

    Ergül, Soner; Kadan, Imdat; Savaşci, Sahin; Ergül, Suzan


    Modified natural diatomaceous earth (DE) is a principal component of the stationary phase in normal thin-layer chromatography (TLC) applications and is mixed with commercial silica gel 60GF254 (Si-60GF254). Modification is carried out by flux calcination and refluxing with acid. Natural DE, modified DEs [flux calcinated (FC)DE and FCDE-I), and Si-60GF254 are characterized by scanning electron microscopy and Fourier-transform-IR spectroscopy. Particle size, specific surface area, pore distribution, pore volume, and surface hydroxyl group density parameters of materials are determined by various techniques. FCDE-I and Si-60GF254 are investigated for their usefulness in the stationary phase of TLC both individually and in composition. Commercially available red and blue ink samples are run on layers of Si-60GF254 and FCDE-I individually, and on various FCDE-I and Si-60GF254 mixtures. Butanol-ethanol-2M ammonia (3:1:1, v/v) and butanol-acetic acid-water (12:3:5, v/v) mixtures are used as mobile phases. The polarities of stationary phases decrease, and the retention factor (Rf) values of ink components increase when the FCDE-I content of the stationary phase increases. The properties of the stationary phase can be optimized by adding FCDE-I to Si-60GF254. This study may be useful in understanding both the systematic effects of stationary phase properties [e.g., specific surface area and surface hydroxyl group density, aOH(s)] and those of the mobile phase (e.g., polarity and acidity) on Rf values and the separability of components.

  6. Comparative effect of simulated solar light, UV, UV/H2O2 and photo-Fenton treatment (UV-Vis/H2O2/Fe2+,3+) in the Escherichia coli inactivation in artificial seawater. (United States)

    Rubio, D; Nebot, E; Casanueva, J F; Pulgarin, C


    Innovative disinfection technologies are being studied for seawater, seeking a viable alternative to chlorination. This study proposes the use of H2O2/UV254 and photo-Fenton as disinfection treatment in seawater. The irradiations were carried out using a sunlight simulator (Suntest) and a cylindrical UV reactor. The efficiency of the treatment was compared for Milli-Q water, Leman Lake water and artificial seawater. The presence of bicarbonates and organic matter was investigated in order to evaluate possible effects on the photo-Fenton disinfection treatment. The photo-Fenton treatment, employing 1 mg L(-1) Fe(2+) and 10 mg L(-1) of H2O2, led to the fastest bacterial inactivation kinetics. Using H2O2/UV254 high disinfection rates were obtained similar to those obtained with photo-Fenton under UV254 light. In Milli-Q water, the rate of inactivation for Escherichia coli was higher than in Leman Lake water and seawater due to the lack of inorganic ions affecting negatively bacteria inactivation. The presence of bicarbonate showed scavenging of the OH(•) radicals generated in the treatment of photo-Fenton and H2O2/UV254. Despite the negative effect of inorganic ions, especially HCO3(-), the disinfection treatments with AOPs in lake water and seawater improved significantly the disinfection compared to light alone (simulated sunlight and UV254). In the treatment of photo-Fenton with simulated sunlight, dissolved organic matter had a beneficial effect by increasing the rate of inactivation. This is associated with the formation of Fe(3+)-organo photosensitive complexes leading to the formation of ROS able to inactivate bacteria. This effect was not observed in the photo-Fenton with UV254. Growth of E. coli surviving in seawater was observed 24 and 48 h after treatment with UV light. However, growth of surviving bacteria was not detected after photo-Fenton with UV254 and H2O2/UV254 treatments. This study suggests H2O2/UV254 and photo-Fenton treatments for the

  7. Structure-Based Mechanism for Early PLP-Mediated Steps of Rabbit Cytosolic Serine Hydroxymethyltransferase Reaction

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    Martino L. Di Salvo


    Full Text Available Serine hydroxymethyltransferase catalyzes the reversible interconversion of L-serine and glycine with transfer of one-carbon groups to and from tetrahydrofolate. Active site residue Thr254 is known to be involved in the transaldimination reaction, a crucial step in the catalytic mechanism of all pyridoxal 5′-phosphate- (PLP- dependent enzymes, which determines binding of substrates and release of products. In order to better understand the role of Thr254, we have expressed, characterized, and determined the crystal structures of rabbit cytosolic serine hydroxymethyltransferase T254A and T254C mutant forms, in the absence and presence of substrates. These mutants accumulate a kinetically stable gem-diamine intermediate, and their crystal structures show differences in the active site with respect to wild type. The kinetic and crystallographic data acquired with mutant enzymes permit us to infer that conversion of gem-diamine to external aldimine is significantly slowed because intermediates are trapped into an anomalous position by a misorientation of the PLP ring, and a new energy barrier hampers the transaldimination reaction. This barrier likely arises from the loss of the stabilizing hydrogen bond between the hydroxymethyl group of Thr254 and the ε-amino group of active site Lys257, which stabilizes the external aldimine intermediate in wild type SHMTs.

  8. Effect of the semi-conductive properties of the passive layer on the current provided by stainless steel microbial cathodes

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    Pons, Liz; Delia, Marie-Line; Basseguy, Regine [Laboratoire de Genie Chimique, CNRS - Universite de Toulouse, 4 allee Emile Monso BP 84234, 31030 Toulouse (France); Bergel, Alain, E-mail: alain.bergel@ensiacet.f [Laboratoire de Genie Chimique, CNRS - Universite de Toulouse, 4 allee Emile Monso BP 84234, 31030 Toulouse (France)


    Geobacter sulfurreducens biofilms were formed under constant polarisation at -0.6 V vs. Ag/AgCl on stainless steel cathodes to catalyse the reduction of fumarate. The time-evolution of the current strongly depended on the quality of the inoculum. Inoculating with young cells significantly shortened the initial lag-phase and using the same inoculum improved the reproducibility of the current-time curves. The whole set of experiments showed that 254SMO stainless steel provided higher current densities (on average 14.1 A/m{sup 2}) than biofilms formed on 316L stainless steel (on average 4.5 A/m{sup 2}). Biofilm coverage assessed by epifluorescent microscopy showed that coverage ratios were generally higher for 316L than for 254SMO. It must be concluded that 254SMO is more efficient in transferring electrons to bacterial cells than 316L. Mott-Schottky diagrams recorded on both materials under conditions of electrolysis in the absence of microorganisms showed that the surface oxide layers had similar n-type semi-conductive behaviour for potential values higher than the flat band potential. In contrast, 316L exhibited slight p-type behaviour at potential lower than the flat band potential, while 254SMO did not. The higher electrochemical performances of biocathodes formed on 254SMO are explained by semi-conductive properties of its passive layer, which prevented the p-type behaviour occurring in cathodic electrolysis conditions.

  9. Preparation and characterization of BaMgAl10O17:Eu phosphor coated with MgF2 by sol-gel process

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    LI Feng; WANG Yu-hua


    In order to prevent BaMgAl10 O17 : Eu (BAM) phosphor from thermal degradation, MgF2-coatings on the surface of BAM were prepared by a sol-gel process. The coatings were characterized by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy. The results indicate that BAM is successfully coated with homogenous, close MgF2 coatings. The photoluminescence and anti-thermal degradation properties of coated BAM were investigated under 254 and 147 nm excitations. The optimum anti-thermal degradation properties are obtained at the mass ratio of MgF2 to BAM 0. 2% under 254 nm excitation and 0. 5% under 147 nm excitation, respectively. It is considered that trace MgO formed after baked would cause different optimum coating thicknesses under 254 and 147 nm excitations.

  10. Activated Carbon Adsorption Properties of the Residual Matters in Textile Dyeing and Printing Secondary Effluent

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    TIAN Qing; LI Fang; LIU Fang; YANG Bo; CHEN Ji-hua


    The research employed the adsorption isotherm measurement, the batch kinetic adsorption and the rapid small-scale carbon column test (RSSCT) to find out the characteristics and main impacting factors of granular activated carbon (GAC) adsorption, in treating the textile dyeing-printing/polyester alkali de-weighting secondary effluent (TSE). The adsorption affinities and capacities for the organics surrogated by CODCr, color and UV254 (UV absorbency at λ= 254 nm) predicted by isotherm, small-scale-fixed bed were discussed. Adsorption rates for CODCr, color and UV254 are much different and carbon particle size dependent. The color adsorption rate and capacity should be taken as the main consideration factors in designing bio-activated carbon filter(BACF). The breakthrough of GAC adsorption column is mainly influenced by the low MW readily adsorbable organics in TSE. UVm is a good adsorption breakthrough indicator. The study provides References for BACFs' design and operation control in textile secondary effluent (TSE) tertiary treatment.

  11. Study on Removing Organics in Water by Ozone and Activated Carbon%臭氧与活性炭结合对水中有机物去除的研究

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    俞小明; 孙妮娜


    阐明了臭氧及活性炭去除有机物的作用,以及在水处理中应用的现状。将臭氧,活性炭及臭氧-活性炭应用到水处理中,臭氧对水中的UV254、COD、TOC去除率分别为14.3%、12.5%、17%,活性炭对uV254、COD、TOC去除率分别为60.5%、52.7%、50.8%,臭氧一活性炭联合运用对水中UV254、COD、TOC去除率分别为66.8%、58.3%、65%。臭氧与活性炭的结合工艺有较好的去除效果。%This paper focuses on removing organics in water by ozone and activated as well as its present application in water treatment. Applying ozone, activated carbon and ozone - activated carbon into the water processed, the removal rate of ozone on Uv254, COD, TOC are 14. 3% , 12. 5% , 17% ; activated carbon on UV254, COD, TOC removal are 60. 5% , 52. 7% , 50. 8% ; ozone - activated carbon on UV254, COD, TOC are 66. 8% , 58.3%, 65%. The technology combining ozone and activated carbon achieved preferable results.

  12. Radiochemical studies of neutron deficient actinide isotopes

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    Williams, K.E.


    The production of neutron deficient actinide isotopes in heavy ion reactions was studied using alpha, gamma, x-ray, and spontaneous fission detection systems. A new isotope of berkelium, /sup 242/Bk, was produced with a cross-section of approximately 10 in reactions of boron on uranium and nitrogen on thorium. It decays by electron capture with a half-life of 7.0 +- 1.3 minutes. The alpha-branching ratio for this isotope is less than 1% and the spontaneous fission ratio is less than 0.03%. Studies of (Heavy Ion, pxn) and (Heavy Ion, ..cap alpha..xn) transfer reactions in comparison with (Heavy ion, xn) compound nucleus reactions revealed transfer reaction cross-sections equal to or greater than the compound nucleus yields. The data show that in some cases the yield of an isotope produced via a (H.I.,pxn) or (H.I.,..cap alpha..xn) reaction may be higher than its production via an xn compound nucleus reaction. These results have dire consequences for proponents of the ''Z/sub 1/ + Z/sub 2/ = Z/sub 1+2/'' philosophy. It is no longer acceptable to assume that (H.I.,pxn) and (H.I.,..cap alpha..xn) product yields are of no consequence when studying compound nucleus reactions. No evidence for spontaneous fission decay of /sup 228/Pu, /sup 230/Pu, /sup 232/Cm, or /sup 238/Cf was observed indicating that strictly empirical extrapolations of spontaneous fission half-life data is inadequate for predictions of half-lives for unknown neutron deficient actinide isotopes.

  13. Paul Scherrer Institute Scientific Report 1999. Volume I: Particles and Matter

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    Gobrecht, J.; Gaeggeler, H.; Herlach, D.; Junker, K.; Kettle, P.-R.; Kubik, P.; Zehnder, A. [eds.


    lthough originally planned for fundamental research in nuclear physics, the particle beams of pions, muons, protons and neutrons are now used in a large variety of disciplines in both natural science and medicine. The beams at PSI have the world's highest intensities and therefore allow certain experiments to be performed, which would not be possible elsewhere. The highlight of research this year was the first-ever determination of the chemical properties of the superheavy element {sup 107} Bohrium. This was undertaken, by an international team led by H. Gaeggeler of PSI's Laboratory for Radiochemistry. Bohrium was produced by bombarding a Berkelium target with Neon ions from the Injector I cyclotron and six atoms were detected after having passed through an online gas chromatography device. At the Laboratory for Particle Physics the focus has shifted from nuclear physics to elementary particle physics with about a fifty-fifty split between investigations of rare processes or particle decays using the high intensity muon, pion and recently also polarized neutron beams of PSI, and research at the highest energy frontier at CERN (Geneva) and DESY (Hamburg). Important space instrumentation has been contributed by the Laboratory for Astrophysics to the European Space Agency and NASA satellite programmes. The Laboratory for Micro and Nanotechnology continued to focus on research into molecular nanotechnology and SiGeC nanostructures, the latter with the aim of producing silicon based optoelectronics. Progress in 1999 in these topical areas is described in this report. A list of scientific publications in 1999 is also provided.

  14. Transuranium Processing Plant semiannual report of production, status, and plans for period ending December 31, 1975

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    King, L.J.; Bigelow, J.E.; Collins, E.D.


    Between July 1, 1975, and December 31, 1975, maintenance was conducted at TRU for a period of three months, 295 g of curium oxide (enough for approximately 26 HFIR targets) were prepared, 100 mg of high-purity /sup 248/Cm, were separated from /sup 252/Cf that had been purified during earlier periods, 11 HFIR targets were fabricated, and 28 product shipments were made. No changes were made in the chemical processing flowsheets normally used at TRU during this report period. However, three equipment racks were replaced (with two new racks) during this time. In Cubicle 6, the equipment replaced was that used to decontaminate the transplutonium elements from rare earth fission products and to separate curium from the heavier elements by means of the LiCl-based anion-exchange process. In Cubicle 5, the equipment used to separate the transcurium elements by high-pressure ion exchange and to purify berkelium by batch solvent extraction was replaced. Two neutron sources were fabricated, bringing the total fabricated to 79. One source that had been used in a completed project was returned to the TRU inventory and is available for reissue. Three sources, for which no further use was foreseen, were processed to isolate and recover the ingrown /sup 248/Cm and the residual /sup 252/Cf. Eight pellets, each containing 100 of high-purity /sup 248/Cm were prepared for irradiation in HFIR to study the production of /sup 250/Cm. The values currently being used for transuranium element decay data and for cross-section data in planning irradiation-processing cycles, calculating production forecasts, and assaying products are tabulated.

  15. Actinide Production in the Reaction of Heavy Ions withCurium-248

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    Moody, K.J.


    Chemical experiments were performed to examine the usefulness of heavy ion transfer reactions in producing new, neutron-rich actinide nuclides. A general quasi-elastic to deep-inelastic mechanism is proposed, and the utility of this method as opposed to other methods (e.g. complete fusion) is discussed. The relative merits of various techniques of actinide target synthesis are discussed. A description is given of a target system designed to remove the large amounts of heat generated by the passage of a heavy ion beam through matter, thereby maximizing the beam intensity which can be safely used in an experiment. Also described is a general separation scheme for the actinide elements from protactinium (Z = 91) to mendelevium (Z = 101), and fast specific procedures for plutonium, americium and berkelium. The cross sections for the production of several nuclides from the bombardment of {sup 248}Cm with {sup 18}O, {sup 86}Kr and {sup 136}Xe projectiles at several energies near and below the Coulomb barrier were determined. The results are compared with yields from {sup 48}Ca and {sup 238}U bombardments of {sup 248}Cm. Simple extrapolation of the product yields into unknown regions of charge and mass indicates that the use of heavy ion transfer reactions to produce new, neutron-rich above-target species is limited. The substantial production of neutron-rich below-target species, however, indicates that with very heavy ions like {sup 136}Xe and {sup 238}U the new species {sup 248}Am, {sup 249}Am and {sup 247}Pu should be produced with large cross sections from a {sup 248}Cm target. A preliminary, unsuccessful attempt to isolate {sup 247}Pu is outlined. The failure is probably due to the half life of the decay, which is calculated to be less than 3 minutes. The absolute gamma ray intensities from {sup 251}Bk decay, necessary for calculating the {sup 251}Bk cross section, are also determined.

  16. Drug: D07269 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available D07269 Drug Dexketoprofen (INN) C16H14O3 254.0943 254.2806 D07269.gif Antiinflammat...PRODUCTS, NON-STEROIDS M01AE Propionic acid derivatives M01AE17 Dexketoprofen D07269 Dexketoprofen (INN) Tar...nase-1 (COX-1) [HSA:5742] [KO:K00509] Dexketoprofen [ATC:M01AE17] D07269 Dexketoprofen (INN) cyclooxygenase-...2 (COX-2) [HSA:5743] [KO:K11987] Dexketoprofen [ATC:M01AE17] D07269 Dexketoprofen (INN) CAS: 22161-81-5 PubC

  17. Escritos sobre cine español : tradición y géneros populares [Ressenya



    Resenya del llibre de Pablo Pérez Rubio, Javier Hernández Ruiz, “Escritos sobre cine español : tradición y géneros populares”, Institución Fernando el Católico (Colección de letras), Zaragoza, 2011, 254 p. Review of Pablo Pérez Rubio, Javier Hernández Ruiz’s book, “Escritos sobre cine español : tradición y géneros populares”, Institución Fernando el Católico (Colección de letras), Zaragoza, 2011, 254 p.

  18. 臭氧催化氧化深度处理造纸废水研究%Experimental study on advanced treatment of papermaking wastewater with catalytic ozonation

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    王群; 叶琳嫣; 宋宏艺; 杨一; 鲁金凤; 陈盈盈; 薛宬


    In order to investigate the treatment effect of the advanced oxidation processes of papermaking wastewater treatment catalytic ozonation efficiency, the experiments were carried out using ozone alone, O3/H2O2, O3/CeO2 and O3/AC technology to study UV254, COD removal and effect of the dosage of H2O2. The results indicated that ozone oxidation had better decoloration and removal effect of UV254. Under this experimental condition, the color of the wastewater was completely faded after 10 min oxidation, and the removal of UV254 was up to 58%. With increasing the dosage of H2O2 by O3/H2O2, the removal of UV254 increased only slightly, but the COD removal was decreased. Therefore, the catalytic ozonation was not required and ozone alone may achieve better results when the use of ozone for papermaking wastewater treatment.%为了考察臭氧催化氧化深度处理工艺对造纸废水的处理效果,采用臭氧单独氧化、O/H2O2、O3/CeO2及O3/AC技术,考察其对水中UV254、COD的去除效果,同时分析了H2O2投加量对O3/H2O2氧化造纸废水效果的影响.实验结果表明,臭氧氧化具有很好的脱色及氧化水中UV254的效果;在本试验条件下,原水经过臭氧氧化10 min便可以完全褪去,UV254去除率最高可达58%左右;在O3/H2O2深度处理过程中,增加H2O2投加量只是略微提高了UV254去除率,但COD去除率反而降低.所以,在臭氧氧化某些造纸废水时,并不需要采用臭氧催化氧化技术,单独臭氧氧化便可以达到较理想效果.

  19. Bacterial growth in humic waters exposed to UV-radiation and simulated sunlight

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    Corin, N.; Backlund, P.; Wiklund, T.


    Sterile filtered (0.45 mu m) humic lake water was exposed to simulated sunlight (300-800 nm) or W-radiation (254 run)for various periods of times and the dissolved organic carbon content, absorbance at 254 and 460 nm and PH were recorded. The irradiated water was inoculated with a natural bacterial...... in an increased availability of the dissolved organic material as bacterial substrate. No inhibitory effect on the bacterial growth, due to the presence of toxic organic reaction products, was observed. (C) 1998 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd....





    A selective, precise and derivatized HPTLC method has been developed for the simultaneous estimation of Glucosamine and Ibuprofen in tablet formulation. In this method standard and sample solutions of Glucosamine and Ibuprofen were applied on pre-coated silica gel 60F254 TLC plate, and developed using Propanol-Ethyl acetate-Ammonia-Water (4: 3: 2: 1 v/v), as mobile phase and derivatized using Iodine vapor. The drugs on the plate were scanned at 254 nm. The dynamic linearity range was 5-25 μg/...

  1. AcEST: DK947009 [AcEST

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  2. High performance thin layer chromatographic method for simultaneous estimation of ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride

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    Full Text Available High performance thin layer chromatographic method is developed for simultaneous estimation of ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride in tablets. Silica gel 60F 254 plates were used as stationary phase and t.butanol: ethyl acetate: glacial acetic acid: water (7:4:2:2 v/v as mobile phase. Wavelength selected for analysis was 254 nm. Percent estimation of ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride was found to be 99.56% and 98.77%, respectively. Percent recovery for both the drugs was found in the range of 98.27% to 100.91%, respectively.

  3. Agronomic threshold of soil available phosphorus in grey desert soils in Xinjiang, China (United States)

    Wang, B.; Liu, H.; Hao, X. Y.; Wang, X. H.; Sun, J. S.; Li, J. M.; Ma, Y. B.


    Based on 23 years of data, yields of maize, wheat and cotton were modelled under different fertilizer management practices and at different levels of available phosphorus (Olsen-P) in soil. Three types of threshold models were used, namely linear-linear (LL), linear- plateau (LP), and Mitscherlich type exponential (Exp). The agronomic thresholds of available phosphorus were 25.4 mgkg-1 for cotton, 14.8 mgkg-1 for wheat, 13.1 mgkg-1 for maize and 25.4 mgkg-1 for the grey desert soil regions of Xinjiang in China as a whole.

  4. Deep ultraviolet light-emitting diodes

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    Hu, X.; Deng, J.; Zhang, J.P.; Lunev, A.; Bilenko, Y.; Katona, T.; Gaska, R. [Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., 1195 Atlas Road, Columbia, SC 29209 (United States); Shur, M.S. [Department of Electrical Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180 (United States); Shatalov, M.; Khan, A. [Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 (United States)


    We report on the development of AlGaN-based deep UV light emitting diodes (LEDs) with emission wavelengths from 254 to 340 nm, focusing on the improvement of 280 nm LEDs efficiency. Under optimal device structure the UV LEDs efficiency was found to strongly depend on the AlGaN material quality. Milliwatt-power level LEDs were demonstrated for the 254-340 nm spectral range, and for 280 nm LEDs powers reaching 2.5 mW was achieved at 20 mA DC. (copyright 2006 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH and Co. KGaA, Weinheim) (orig.)

  5. Reflective optical imaging system for extreme ultraviolet wavelengths (United States)

    Viswanathan, V.K.; Newnam, B.E.


    A projection reflection optical system has two mirrors in a coaxial, four reflection configuration to reproduce the image of an object. The mirrors have spherical reflection surfaces to provide a very high resolution of object feature wavelengths less than 200 [mu]m, and preferably less than 100 [mu]m. An image resolution of features less than 0.05-0.1 [mu]m, is obtained over a large area field; i.e., 25.4 mm [times] 25.4 mm, with a distortion less than 0.1 of the resolution over the image field.

  6. Exceptional Family Transitional Training Program (EFTTP) (United States)


    Alberta, Canada 2. American Samoa 3. Armenia 4. Athens Island, Greece 5. Baja California, Mexico 6. Berlin, Germany 7. Bogota , Colombia 8. Brazil 9... Rivers Building 121 761 Tank Battalion Road Fort Hood, TX 76544 O: 1-254-286-6585 F: 1-254-287-8428 FORT SAM HOUSTON, TX ACS-EFMP Building 2797 2010...Stanley Avenue Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-5095 O: 1-210-221-2705 RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, TX ACS-EFMP ATTN: AMSTA-RR-Y Building 469 Texarkana, TX 75507-5000

  7. 美国新型薄膜微能量可充电池

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    @@ 2009年6月9日,美国科罗拉多州李特尔顿市一家创新固态可充式薄膜微能量电池制造商Infinite Power Solutions公司(以下简称IPS),正式推出最新的THINERGY系列微能量电池(MEC,Micro-Energy Cell),其中THINERG MEC101电池的规格仅为25.4mm×25.4mm.

  8. International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (IJIDT): A Bibliomatric Study


    Kuri , Ramesh; Aadin , Tayappa


    The paper brings out the results of a Bibliomatrics analysis of the journal titled "International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (IJIDT)” for the period of 2011-2015. The result showed that there are 254 articles are published during in study period. Among 254 articles the study found that 93.69% of papers are multi-authored. The degree of collaboration is found to be 0.59%. The average author productivity is 1.86%. More than 26% of articles appeared on domain of “Informa...

  9. International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (IJIDT)


    Kuri , Ramesh; Adin, Tayappa


    The paper brings out the results of a Bibliomatrics analysis of the journal titled "International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (IJIDT)” for the period of 2011-2015. The result showed that there are 254 articles are published during in study period. Among 254 articles the study found that 93.69% of papers are multi-authored. The degree of collaboration is found to be 0.59%. The average author productivity is 1.86%. More than 26% of articles appeared on dom...

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  11. Russia and the Iranian Nuclear Program: Replay or Breakthrough? (Strategic Perspectives, no. 9) (United States)


    president, See Parker, Russia’s Revival, 5–8. 254 Yevgeniya Pismennaya, “Putinu predlozheny neudobnyye dlya nego reformy,” Vedo -, December 30...Online, October 14, 2011, CEP20111014964155. 260 Natalya Kostenko, “Rokirovka vo vlasti polozhila konets modernizatsii,” Vedo -, December 30, 2011

  12. Relationship between ocular surface temperature and peripheral vasoconstriction in healthy subjects: A thermographic study

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    Matteoli, Sara; Vannetti, Federica; Finocchio, Lucia


    vasoconstriction might be detected by measuring the ocular surface temperature. The ocular surface temperature was evaluated in a group of 38 healthy young subjects (28 males and 10 females; mean age: 25.4 6 4.1 years) by infrared thermography. For each subject, the experimental procedure consisted of two...

  13. AcEST: DK956590 [AcEST

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    Full Text Available p|Q01291|RS0_NEUCR 40S ribosomal protein S0 OS=Neurospora crass... 254 2e-67 sp|P38980|RSSA_TRIGR 40S ribosomal protein SA OS=Tripneu...stes gra... 250 3e-66 sp|Q9Y7L8|RS0A_SCHPO 40S ribosomal

  14. Skills Needed by Secondary School Graduates for Breeding and Rearing of Giant African Land Snail (GALS) in Ebonyi State (United States)

    Ogba, Ernest Ituma; Ndem, Joseph Uka


    The purpose of the study is to identify the skills required by secondary school Graduates for breeding and rearing Giant African Land Snail (GALS) in Ebonyi State. Three research questions guided the study. The design was descriptive survey. The total population was 254 agricultural science Teachers in junior and senior secondary schools in Ebonyi…


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    In this study the relationship between health problems and objectively recorded absence frequency is investigated from a social psychological perspective in a prospective design. By employing LISREL, a model is developed (tested and revised) among blue-collar workers in Plant North (N = 254) of a me

  16. Resonance raman and absorption spectra of isomeric retinals in their lowest excited triplet states

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    Wilbrandt, Robert Walter; Jensen, N.-H.; Houee-Levin, C.


    implications about the size of the energy barriers separating the various triplet species are discussed. The resonance Raman spectra obtained by using either anthracene (ET = 177.7 kJ mol-1) or naphthalene (ET = 254.8 kJ mol-1) as sensitizers were virtually identical for the corresponding triplet states from...

  17. Preparation of actinide targets and sources using nonaqueous electrodeposition

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    Fowler, M.M.; Gursky, J.C.; Wilhelmy, J.B. (Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA))


    Application of the method of 'molecular plating' to prepare actinide targets suitable for accelerator bombardment is presented. Two example applications involving {sup 229}Th and {sup 254}Es are discussed along with the merits and liabilities of the method. (orig.).

  18. Gclust Server: 32 [Gclust Server

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    Full Text Available 3989 Link to cluster sequences Cluster Sequences Link to related sequences Related Sequences(507) Sequence length 254 Representative...n Number of Sequences 411 Homologs 411 Clustering threshold 1.00e-45 Plants and algae (7species) (%) 28.57 Other Bikonts (Chromalve

  19. 大米中矿物油的薄层色谱定性分析%Qualitative Analysis of Mineral Oil in Rice by Thin Layer Chro matography

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    汪海峰; 鞠兴荣


    A method was developed to determinate the mineral oil in rice bythin layer chromatography.Rice was rapidly extracted with petroleum ether,the n concentrated and transferred onto a GF254 fluorescent thin layer plate.A fter developed with petroleum ether-ether solution,the purple spot(Rf=0.71)which corresponded with reference standard was identified under 254nm ultraviolet lig ht.Result shows that the method is rapid,specific,and leads to a higher sensitiv ity (MDL:10mg/Kg),which meets the requirement of rapid analysis.%采用薄层色谱法对大米中矿物油的定性分析方法进行了研究。样品以石油醚快速提取并浓缩,点样于GF254硅胶板,经石油醚—乙醚混合溶剂展开后,于波长254nm紫外灯下观察紫色斑点的比移值(Rf),并结合对照品进行定性分析。结果表明,该方法简便快捷、专属性强、灵敏度高(最低检出含量10mg/Kg),可用于大米中矿物油的快速检测。

  20. 8 CFR 1280.6 - Bond to obtain clearance; form. (United States)


    ... 8 Aliens and Nationality 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Bond to obtain clearance; form. 1280.6... IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS IMPOSITION AND COLLECTION OF FINES § 1280.6 Bond to obtain clearance; form. A bond to obtain clearance of a vessel or aircraft under section 231, 237, 239, 243, 251, 253, 254, 255, 256,...

  1. 76 FR 27103 - Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records (United States)


    ... responsibilities, as well as to populate public-facing government Web sites where such data release has been... records may be disclosed in order to populate public-facing government Web sites when disclosure of... 20006, (202) 254-7900. Ivan J. Flores, Paralegal Specialist, Recovery Accountability and...

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  3. 78 FR 67177 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings (United States)

    2013-11-08 . This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing... Emphasis Panel; RFA Panel: International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development. Date... Rockledge Drive, Room 3144, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 254-9975, . Name...

  4. 75 FR 31361 - Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations (United States)


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  12. 2012 Military Family Life Project (MFLP): Tabulations of Responses (United States)


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  13. Gas and surface diffusion in modified γ-alumina systems

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    Uhlhorn, R.J.R.; Keizer, K.; Burggraaf, A.J.


    The transport of pure gases through a microporous membrane is described. The alumina-based membrane (pores 2.5-4 nm) is suitable for Knudsen diffusion separation. To improve the separation factor, interaction with and mobility on the pore wall of one of the gases of a mixture is necessary. To introd

  14. Developing Molecular Methods to Identify and Quantify Ballast Water Organisms: A Test Case with Cnidarians (United States)


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  19. Determining Baseline Stress-Related Hormone Values in Large Cetaceans (United States)


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  20. The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 79, Number 6, November-December 1936 (United States)


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    2004513 The influence of HBV on interferon gamma receptor 1 expression and its signal paghway.CHEN Gongying (陈公英), et al. Instit Infect Dis, 1st Affili Hosp, Med Coll, Zhejiang Univ, Hangzhou 310003. Chin J Infect Dis 2004; (4):250-254.Objective: To investigate whether hepatitis B virus will influence interferon gamma receptor expression

  3. Degradation Mechanism of Cyanobacterial Toxin Cylindrospermopsin by Hydroxyl Radicals in Homogeneous UV/H2O2 Process (United States)

    The degradation of cylindrospermopsin (CYN), a widely distributed and highly toxic cyanobacterial toxin (cyanotoxin), remains poorly elucidated. In this study, the mechanism of CYN destruction by UV-254 nm/H2O2 advanced oxidation process (AOP) was investigated by mass spectrometr...

  4. Biology and Potential Biogeochemical Impacts of Novel Predatory Flavobacteria (United States)


    involved in phagocytosis by Acanthamoeba . Nature 254: 434-435. 148. Wootton EC, Zubkov MV, Jones DH, Jones RH, Martel CM, et al. (2007) Biochemical prey... Acanthamoeba castellanii and Hartmannella vermiformis. Appl Environ Microbiol 73: 2631-2634. 155. Daft M, Burnham J, Yamamoto Y (1985) Lysis of

  5. Norma tulemuste taga on eksport Venemaale / Virge Lahe

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    Lahe, Virge


    Autode turvavarustuse tootja AS-i Norma teise kvartali puhaskasum oli 25,4 miljonit krooni, mis on kaks korda enam kui 2007. aasta teises kvartalis, edaspidi võib kasumit survestada terasehinna tõus. Diagramm: Norma kasum on kasvanud

  6. An Investigation of Social Skills in Children with Different Perfectionism Levels (United States)

    Arslan, Emel


    The purpose of this study is to analyze social skills in children with different perfectionism. The participants were 514 (254 females and 260 males) elementary school students. Data were collected from "multidimensional perfectionism scale" and "Matson evaluation of social skills with youngsters". In order to analyze data, t…

  7. Static Extended Trailing Edge for Lift Enhancement: Experimental and Computational Studies (United States)


    extension could be an aluminum plate, polymer membrane, composite sheet or smart material plate. In general, a thin extended trailing edge is...dimensionality of flow, they modify the tip vortices acting like large winglets . In tests, an aluminum sheet (0.216 mm thick) and a Mylar sheet (0.254 mm

  8. Data of evolutionary structure change: 1OZHA-1UPCD [Confc[Archive

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  9. The Effects of Self-Assessment among Young Learners of English (United States)

    Butler, Yuko Goto; Lee, Jiyoon


    This study examined the effectiveness of self-assessment among 254 young learners of English as a foreign language. This study looked at 6th grade students in South Korea, who were asked to perform self-assessments on a regular basis for a semester during their English classes. The students improved their ability to self-assess their performance…

  10. Corporal Punishment in Tanzania's Schools (United States)

    Feinstein, Sheryl; Mwahombela, Lucas


    The purpose of this survey was to acquire descriptive information regarding corporal punishment in Tanzania's O-level secondary schools. 448 individuals participated in the study: 254 teachers and 194 students, all from government or private secondary schools in the Iringa Region of Tanzania. In addition, 14 students and 14 teachers were…

  11. Soot Formation and Destruction in High-Pressure Flames with Real Fuels (United States)


    0.7 mm beam was first directed through an f = -25 mm plano -concave lens, and then collimated by passing through an f = 150 mm plano -convex lens to a...front of the photodiode detector surface to limit the effect of spatial variation in detection. The main beam was focused by a 25.4 mm plano - convex

  12. Parent-Endorsed Sex Differences in Toddlers with and without ASD: Utilizing the M-CHAT (United States)

    Øien, Roald A.; Hart, Logan; Schjølberg, Synnve; Wall, Carla A.; Kim, Elizabeth S.; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Eisemann, Martin R.; Chawarska, Katarzyna; Volkmar, Fred R.; Shic, Frederick


    Sex differences in typical development can provide context for understanding ASD. Baron-Cohen ("Trends Cogn Sci" 6(6):248-254, 2002) suggested ASD could be considered an extreme expression of normal male, compared to female, phenotypic profiles. In this paper, sex-specific M-CHAT scores from N = 53,728 18-month-old toddlers, including n…

  13. Military Personnel: Enhanced Collaboration and Process Improvements Needed for Determining Military Treatment Facility Medical Personnel Requirements (United States)


    dentists, medical service corps, and veterinarians , to name a few, at the work center level across Army fixed military treatment facilities. The model uses...1072 - 896 903 Hematology /Oncology 41 40 43 - 12 17 - 18 14 Infectious Disease 63 59 62 - 29 34 - 16 17 Internal Medicine 315 e 254 e 277 e

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  15. Genetic and Environmental Etiologies of Reading Difficulties: DeFries-Fulker Analysis of Reading Performance Data from Twin Pairs and Their Non-Twin Siblings (United States)

    Astrom, Raven L.; Wadsworth, Sally J.; Olson, Richard K.; Willcutt, Erik G.; DeFries, John C.


    Reading performance data from 254 pairs of identical (MZ) and 420 pairs of fraternal (DZ) twins, 8.0 to 20.0 years of age, were subjected to multiple regression analyses. An extension of the DeFries-Fulker (DF) analysis (DeFries & Fulker, 1985, 1988) that facilitated inclusion of data from 303 of their nontwin siblings was employed. In addition to…

  16. International Students' Motivation and Learning Approach: A Comparison with Local Students (United States)

    Chue, Kah Loong; Nie, Youyan


    Psychological factors contribute to motivation and learning for international students as much as teaching strategies. 254 international students and 144 local students enrolled in a private education institute were surveyed regarding their perception of psychological needs support, their motivation and learning approach. The results from this…

  17. 76 FR 14818 - Chemical Testing (United States)


    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 46 CFR Part 16 Chemical Testing CFR Correction In Title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 1 to 40, revised as of October 1, 2010, on page 254, in Sec. 16.105, in the definition...

  18. Social Constructivism and the "Believing Game": A Mathematics Teacher's Practice and Its Implications (United States)

    Harkness, Shelly Sheats


    The study reported here is the third in a series of research articles (Harkness, S. S., D'Ambrosio, B., & Morrone, A. S., in "Educational Studies in Mathematics" 65:235-254, 2007; Morrone, A. S., Harkness, S. S., D'Ambrosio, B., & Caulfield, R. in "Educational Studies in Mathematics" 56:19-38, 2004) about the teaching practices of the same…

  19. Evaluación del coeficiente de diálisis de soluciones de globulina de sangre de equino con sulfato de amonio


    Chacón Valle, Gerardo


    Se estudió el coeficiente de diálisis de la desalinización de soluciones de globulina, de sangre de equino, del sulfato de amonio. Se cumple para la diálisis en bolsas de celulosa regenerada debaja densidad, con diámetros entre 2.54 y 5.08 cm.

  20. Other psychosis

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    920750 A comparison study of rapid cyclingand non-rapid cycling types in bipolaraffective disorder. SHEN Qijie(沈其杰),et al. Shenzhen Res Instit, Mental Health,Guangdong, 518003. Chin J Neurol & Psychiat1992; 25(4): 199-201. Here is a prospective and comparative study onthe two types of bipolar affective disorder-rapidcycling (RC) and nonrapid cycling(NRC).

  1. Real-time UV imaging of nicotin release from transdermal patch

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    Østergaard, Jesper; Meng-Lund, Emil; Larsen, Susan Weng


    H 7.40, was studied by UV imaging (Actipix SDI300 dissolution imaging system) at 254 nm. The release rates were compared to those obtained using the paddle-over-disk method. RESULTS: Calibration curves were successfully established which allowed temporally and spatially resolved quantification...

  2. Spontaneous Subconjunctival Abscess Because of Haemophilus influenzae (United States)


    REFERENCES 1. Hedlin P, Blondeau JM. Comparative minimal inhibitory and mutant prevention drug concentrations of four fluoroquinolones against ocular... fluoroquinolones . Cornea. 2007;26:238 240. 18. Maskin SL. Infectious scleritis after a diabetic foot ulcer. Am J Ophthalmol. 1993;115:254 255. 19. Hwang

  3. Ozsvath, Zsuzsanna: "When the Danube Ran Red"; Mandel, Eva Marika: "Le Livre de Mana"; Roth, Marika: "All the Pretty Shoes; A Memoir of Survival and the Feminine Spirit".

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    Evi Blaikie


    Full Text Available Ozsvath, Zsuzsanna. When the Danube Ran Red. Syracuse University Press, 2010,171 pp., Illus.Mandel, Eva Marika. Le Livre de Mana. Paris, Glyphe 2009, 231 pp., Illus.Roth, Marika. All the Pretty Shoes; A Memoir of Survival and the Feminine SpiritWyatt McKenzy 2010, 254 pp., Illus.Reviewed by Evi Blaikie, Freelance Writer.

  4. Photocatalysis; IV. Preparation and characterization of a stable copper(I) triflate-trans-cycloheptene complex

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    Evers, J.T.M.; Mackor, A.


    When copper(I) triflate·cis‐cycloheptene is irradiated at 254 nm in n‐hexane solution, cis → trans‐isomerization occurs and the stable complex copper (I) triflate·trans‐cycloheptene precipitates. This complex has been isolated, purified and characterized by elemental analysis and by its 1H and 13C N

  5. 75 FR 17555 - Department of Agriculture Civil Monetary Penalties Adjustment (United States)


    ... regulatory action in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review.... Warehouse Act, codified at 7 U.S.C. 254, has a maximum of $27,500 per violation if an agricultural product... FOR THE UNITED STATES WAREHOUSE ACT 0 8. The authority for part 735 continues to read as...

  6. Testing a Model Linking Environmental Hope and Self-Control with Students' Positive Emotions and Environmental Behavior (United States)

    Kerret, Dorit; Orkibi, Hod; Ronen, Tammie


    This study examined a moderated mediation model with 254 Israeli junior high school students, hypothesizing that students' environmental hope would simultaneously mediate the relationship between their engagement in school-based environmental activities (green engagement) and their environmental behavior as well as their positivity ratio, but that…

  7. Adsorption and Accommodation of Xe on Pt(111) (United States)


    atoms on metal surfaces.15. 16 15 May 1992 -7- Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dan Auerbach, Mark Cardillo, Milton Cole, Roald ...Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 1998 (1991). 15. S. C. Wang and G. Ehrlich, J. Chem. Phys. 94, 4071 (1991). 16. D. E. Sanders and A. E. DePristo, Surf. Sci. 254

  8. Characterisation of extracts of Hypericum perforatum L. using an on-line HPLC system with UV/visible and fluorescence detection prior to and after photochemical conversion of the effluent

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    Jensen, A. G.; Cornett, Claus; Gudiksen, L.


    was illuminated with UV light at 254 nm for 1 min. The apparent content of hypericins was dependent on the mode of detection, and it is therefore of importance to state carefully the mode of detection in any analytical method in order to use the method for reproducible standardisation procedures. Copyright (C...

  9. Electrophoresis microchip with integrated waveguides for simultaneous native UV fluorescence and absorbance detection

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    Ohlsson, Pelle Daniel; Sala, Olga Ordeig; Mogensen, Klaus Bo


    Simultaneous label-free detection of UV absorbance and native UV-excited fluorescence in an electrophoresis microchip is presented. UV transparent integrated waveguides launch light at a wavelength of 254 nm from a mercury lamp along the length of a 1-mm. long detection cell. Transmitted UV light...

  10. Regional cerebral blood flow in aphasia

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    Soh, K; Larsen, B; Skinhøj, E


    Regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) was studied in 13 aphasic patients with left hemisphere lesions, using the intracarotid xenon 133 injection method and a 254-detector gamma camera system. The rCBF was measured during rest and during various function tests, including a simple speech test...

  11. Focal ischaemia caused by instability of cerebrovascular tone during attacks of hemiplegic migraine. A regional cerebral blood flow study

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    Friberg, L; Olsen, T S; Roland, P E


    During the course of hemiplegic migraine in 3 patients, changes in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were recorded by the intracarotid 133Xe method and a 254 multidetector camera covering one hemisphere. The rCBF measurements were performed in conjunction with cerebral angiography. During...

  12. An Examination of Drunkorexia, Greek Affiliation, and Alcohol Consumption (United States)

    Ward, Rose Marie; Galante, Marina; Trivedi, Rudra; Kahrs, Juliana


    The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between Greek affiliation, the College Life Alcohol Salience Scale, alcohol consumption, disordered eating, and drunkorexia (i.e., using disordered eating practices as compensation for calories consumed through alcohol). A total of 349 college students (254 females, 89 males) participated in the…

  13. Emily Dickinson em três versões

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    Carlos Daghlian


    Full Text Available LIRA, José. Emily Dickinson: alguns poemas. (Tradução e ensaio introdutório: “Emily Dickinson: a críptica beleza”. Edição bilíngüe. São Paulo: Iluminuras, 2006. 319 p. ISBN 85-7321-254-3.

  14. Building information modeling (BIM) approach to the GMT Project (United States)

    Teran, Jose; Sheehan, Michael; Neff, Daniel H.; Adriaanse, David; Grigel, Eric; Farahani, Arash


    The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), one of several next generation Extremely Large Telescopes (ELTs), is a 25.4 meter diameter altitude over azimuth design set to be built at the summit of Cerro Campánas at the Las Campánas Observatory in Chile. The paper describes the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for the GMT project.

  15. Employment Skills for 21st Century Workplace: The Gap between Faculty and Student Perceptions (United States)

    Hodge, Kay A.; Lear, Janet L.


    This study compared the perceptions of college business faculty and students regarding the business competencies needed to get a job after graduation. The population for this research consisted upper-level students (n = 254), who were enrolled in business classes at a Midwest university and faculty members (n = 37) teaching in the business area at…

  16. Team Theory and Decentralized Resource Allocation: An Example. (United States)


    continues through Walras [1954, pp. 84-86, 90-91, 105-106, 169-172, 243-254, and 184-1951, Pareto 11927, pp. 233-2341, Barone, pp. 245-290 in von Hayek...politique (Deuxi~me edition), Marcel Girard, Paris. Walras , L. [19541, Elements of Pure Economics, ed. and tr. by W. Jaffe, George Allen and Unwin

  17. Gclust Server: 201254 [Gclust Server

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    Full Text Available 201254 Sme_SMb21409 Cluster Sequences - 254 hypothetical protein 1 1.00e-99 0.0 0.0... 0.0 0.0 3.23 0.0 Show 201254 Cluster ID 201254 Sequence ID Sme_SMb21409 Link to cluster sequences Cluster S

  18. Gluconeogenesis is Not Regulated by Either Glucose or Insulin in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition

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    Chacko, Shaji K.; Ordonez, Jorge; Sauer, Pieter J. J.; Sunehag, Agneta L.


    Objective To determine potential factors regulating gluconeogenesis (GNG) in extremely low birth weight infants receiving total parenteral nutrition. Study design Seven infants (birth weight, 0.824 +/- 0.068 kg; gestational age, 25.4 +/- 0.5 weeks; postnatal age, 3.3 +/- 0.2 days) were studied for 1

  19. School Principals' Leadership Behaviours and Its Relation with Teachers' Sense of Self-Efficacy (United States)

    Mehdinezhad, Vali; Mansouri, Masoumeh


    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between school principals' leadership behaviours and teachers' sense of self-efficacy. The research method was descriptive and correlational. A sample size of 254 teachers was simply selected randomly by proportional sampling. For data collection, the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale of…

  20. Patterns of regional cerebral blood flow in acute stroke

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    Olsen, T S; Skriver, E B


    In a consecutive group of 56 stroke patients the regional cerebral blood flow was measured within 84 hours after stroke. A 254 multidetector scintillation camera and the intracarotid Xenon-133 injection method was used to study rCBF. Typical rCBF-patterns are described and compared to the findings...

  1. The Social Cost of Maintaining a Military Labor Force (United States)


    American Economic Review Proceedings...57 (May 1967), pp. 19-31. 3. Borcherding, Thomas E., "A Neglected Social Cost of a Volunteer Force," American Economic Review , 61...Draft," American Economic Review , 59 (June 1969), pp. 239-254. 7. -----, "The Cost of Ending the Draft: Reply," American Economic Review ,

  2. Employability and lifelong learning in the knowledge society (1/2)

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    Koper, Rob; Verjans, Steven


    Koper, R., & Verjans, S. (Eds.) (2008). Employability and lifelong learning in the knowledge society [special issue]. Campus-Wide Information Systems, 25(4). (Selected papers from the e-portfolio 2007 conference, October, 15-19, 2007, Maastricht, The Netherlands.)

  3. Preparing the Human Weapon System: Promoting Warrior Resiliency (United States)


    Hardiness “Whatever doesn’t kill me makes me stronger” ~ Nietzsche (1968, p. 254) While foundational skills building may contribute to...An initial dismantling investigation. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 57, 408-413. Nietzsche , F. W., (1968). The will to power (W

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  10. EST Table: FS915193 [KAIKOcDNA[Archive

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    Full Text Available cade) 10/09/28 92 %/254 aa ref|NP_001040215.1| stathmin [Bombyx mori] gb|ABD36259.1| stathmin [Bombyx mori] ... %/262 aa gi|91083957|ref|XP_975021.1| PREDICTED: similar to stathmin [Tribolium castaneum] FS915193 fufe ...

  11. Purification and biochemical characterization of the complete structure of a proteolytically modified beta-2-microglobulin with biological activity

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    Nissen, Mogens Holst; Thim, L; Christensen, M


    A modified form of beta-2-microglobulin (beta-2-m) has previously been described to be present in serum from patients suffering from autoimmune diseases, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and small-cell lung cancer [Plesner, T. and Wiik, A. (1979) Scand. J. Immunol. 9, 247-254; Bhalla et al. (1...

  12. The Origins of Al Qaeda’s Ideology: Implications for US Strategy (United States)


    Quintan Wiktorowicz and John Kaltner describe this split between violent and nonvio- lent Salafists, noting the prominence in the latter group of...pp. 254-75. 29. Ibid., p. 297. 30. Quintan Wiktorowicz and John Kaltner, “Killing in the Name of Islam: Al-Qaeda’s Justification for September 11,” Middle East Policy,10 (Summer 2003), 76. 80 Parameters

  13. Development of a ROTC/Army Career Commitment Model. Volume 1 (United States)


    respect to demographic differences, a greater proportion of cadets come from military familias and from families that moved around 3 lot vhile the student...Sophomore Perceived Loss of Persona • Control and Individuality .27 .05 Willingness to join ROTC without fin ncial benefits (Item IV-U)g 2.17 2.54 Note

  14. Attainment of Developmental Tasks by Adolescents with Hearing Loss Attending Special Schools (United States)

    Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P.


    The investigators compared the perceived attainment of developmental tasks by 181 German adolescents with hearing loss and 254 peers without hearing loss. The adolescents with hearing loss were attending special schools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. On average, the two groups perceived similar levels of success across the assessed…

  15. Mitmetahulisele kultuuripärandile tuleb läheneda terviklikult : pärand / Peeter Mauer, Anton Pärn, Marju Reismaa

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    Mauer, Peeter


    Kultuuripärandi säilitamisest ja kasutamisest. Vabariigi valitsuse 2008. a. 6. juuni korraldusega nr. 254 kiideti heaks "Eesti kultuuripärandi hoidmise ja väärtustamise arengukava aastani 2030" koostamise ettepanek. Tulevasest arengukavast, mis koondab olemasolevad kultuuripärandiga seotud programmid ja arengukavad ning mille koostamise eest vastutab kultuuriministeerium

  16. Kõrgõzstani vahevalitsus külmutas pangad / Hendrik Vosman

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    Vosman, Hendrik


    Kõrgõzstani pangasüsteem on külmutatud, sest võimult tõrjutud Kõrgõzstani president Kurmanbek Bakijev olevat enne pealinnast põgenemist tühjendanud riigikassa. Riigi arvel on vaid 254 mln. krooni

  17. Automüük kasvas aastaga kolmandiku võrra / Tõnu Tramm

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    Tramm, Tõnu, 1968-


    Autode Müügi- ja Teenindusettevõtete Eesti Liidu (AMTEL) andmetel müüdi Eestis 2005. aasta juulis 1654 uut sõiduautot, mida on 33 protsenti rohkem kui juulis 2004. Tarbesõidukeid müüdi juulis 254. Diagramm: Juuli müüduim mark Toyota. Tabel: Müügistatistika 2005

  18. Sügis tõi kaasa veljevarguste laine / Dagne Hanschmidt

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    Hanschmidt, Dagne


    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke 2. dets., lk 12. Vt. ka Postimees : na russkom jazõke 5. dets. lk. 4. 2005. aastal on Tallinnas ja Harjumaal autoratastest ilma jäänud 254 sõidukiomanikku, ühtegi veljevaraste jõuku politsei siiani Tallinnas tabanud ei ole. Diagramm: Autovelgede vargused sagenevad

  19. Kirjad vallutatud Hiinast / Karl Rumor

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    Rumor, Karl, pseud., 1886-1971


    1937. a. alanud Hiina-Jaapani sõjast, poliitlistest oludest ja revolutsioonist Hiinas, hiinlastest ja Hiina suhetest teiste riikidega. Varem ilmunud: Uus Eesti 19.-20. aug, 1938, nr. 226-227; 12.-13., 16. sept. 1938, nr. 250-251, 254

  20. The Supreme Court of Estonia constitutional judgement 3-3-1-35-10: judgment of the Supreme Court en banc : date of decision 31 August 2011

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    Kohtulahendi 3-3-1-35-10 (Riigiprokuratuuri ning Politsei- ja Piirivalveameti kassatsioonkaebused Tallinna Ringkonnakohtu 16. veebruari 2010. a otsuse peale haldusasjas nr 3-08-265 Ülar Kaasi (Kaas) kaebuses Eesti Vabariigi tekitatud 254 087 krooni suuruse kahju hüvitamise nõudes) tekst inglise keeles

  1. Calorimetric Measurements of Laser Energy and Power - 1977 Supplement (United States)


    body is in the form of a shallow, slant-bottomed electro - formed copper cup of square cross section. The first absorber is cemented to the bottom of...Actinom- eter for Laser Intensity Measurement in Lasers in Physical Chemistry and Biophysics, J. Joussot- Dubin , Ed. (Elsevier, Amsterdam* 1975). 254. J

  2. Evaluating the Accuracy of Common Runoff Estimation Methods for New Impervious Hot-Mix Asphalt (United States)

    Accurately predicting runoff volume from impervious surfaces for water quality design events (e.g., 25.4 mm) is important for sizing green infrastructure stormwater control measures to meet water quality and infiltration design targets. The objective of this research was to quan...

  3. Digital Oblique Aerial Cameras (1): A Survey of Features and Systems

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    Lemmens, M.J.P.M.


    It has become customary for me to provide a survey article on digital aerial cameras in the April issue of GIM International every three years. The previous survey (April 2011; vol. 25:4) addressed small, medium and large-format cameras, while in April 2008 (vol. 22:4) the focus was on sensor archit

  4. Data of evolutionary structure change: 1B38A-1WBSA [Confc[Archive

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  5. Choosing adolescent smokers as friends : The role of parenting and parental smoking

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    Mercken, L.; Sleddens, E. F. C.; de Vries, H.; Steglich, C. E. G.


    The present study examined whether parenting and parental smoking can prevent children from selecting smoking friends during adolescence. 254 Adolescents of one Belgian secondary school participated. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed among 2nd-4th graders (mean ages = 14.2-16.2 years

  6. Choosing Adolescent Smokers as Friends: The Role of Parenting and Parental Smoking (United States)

    Mercken, L.; Sleddens, E. F. C.; de Vries, H.; Steglich, C. E. G.


    The present study examined whether parenting and parental smoking can prevent children from selecting smoking friends during adolescence. 254 Adolescents of one Belgian secondary school participated. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed among 2nd-4th graders (mean ages = 14.2-16.2 years) during spring 2006. Follow-up was conducted 12…

  7. Data of evolutionary structure change: 1AKMA-3GD5D [Confc[Archive

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  9. 77 FR 4821 - Public Health Service Act, Non-competitive Replacement Award (United States)


    ... HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Public Health Service Act, Non-competitive...: Section 330I(d)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 254c-14(d)(2). Catalog of... INFORMATION CONTACT: Monica Cowan, Public Health Analyst, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Office...

  10. N-1-Alkylated Pyrimidine Films as a New Potential Optical Data Storage Medium

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    Lohse, Brian; Hvilsted, Søren; Berg, Rolf Henrik;


    We investigate several compounds of the type 1,1’-(a,w-alkanediyl)bis[pyrimidinej and 1-(w- bromoalkyl)uracil, which can undergo photoinduced (2jr + 2n) cycloaddition reactions on exposure to UV light at 254 and 257 nm, which have been synthesized for application in high capacity optical data...

  11. 48 CFR 13.302-5 - Clauses. (United States)


    ... requirement unless the existing requirement is deleted. Also, do not delete a paragraph without providing for... cannot be set aside for small business concerns and trade agreements apply (see Subpart 25.4), substitute the clause at FAR 52.225-3, Buy American Act—Free Trade Agreements—Israeli Trade Act, used...

  12. Hemopoietic stem cells in rhesus monkeys : surface antigens, radiosensitivity, and responses to GM-CSF

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    J.J. Wielenga (Jenne)


    textabstractRhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) were bred at the Primate Center TNO, Rijswijk, The Netherlands!. Both male and female animals were used for the experiments. The monkeys weighed 2.5-4 kg and were 2-4 years old at the time of the experiment. They were all typed for RhLA-A, -B and -DR antig

  13. Reading Interests of High School Students. (United States)

    Diaz-Rubin, C.


    Investigates the reading genre preferences of 254 male and female high school students in Pennsylvania. Draws comparisons with similar research done 10 years earlier. Finds a substantial change in reading interests. Notes the top 10 areas of interest are adventure, horror, mysteries, humor, murder, love, fantasy, crime, sports, and movies. (RS)

  14. Impact of a Library Instruction Session on Bibliographies of Organic Chemistry Students (United States)

    Kromer, John


    Students in Chemistry 254: Organic Chemistry for Majors were required to write a paper about an organic name reaction. Before turning in this assignment, students had the option of attending a one-hour library instruction session covering SciFinder, sources for spectra, ACS Style, and print resources about organic name reactions. Twenty-five…

  15. Evaluation of a Florida coastal golf complex as a local and watershed source of bioavailable contaminants (United States)

    Lewis, Michael A., Robert L. Quarles, Darrin D. Dantin and James C. Moore. 2004. Evaluation of a Coastal Golf Complex as a Local and Watershed Source of Bioavailable Contaminants. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 48(3-4):254-262. (ERL,GB 1183). Contaminant fate in coastal areas impacte...

  16. 7 CFR 51.1164 - Fairly well colored. (United States)


    ... 7 Agriculture 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Fairly well colored. 51.1164 Section 51.1164... STANDARDS) United States Standards for Grades of Florida Oranges and Tangelos Definitions § 51.1164 Fairly... aggregate area of green color which does not exceed the area of a circle 1 inch (25.4 mm) in diameter,...

  17. Handedness and dominant side of symptoms in Parkinson's disease

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    van der Hoorn, Anouk; Bartels, Anna L.; Leenders, Klaus L.; de Jong, Bauke M.


    The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the presence of a possible association between handedness and the side of symptom dominance in 963 patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). In only 287 patients the hand dominance was registered. Out of 254 right-handed patients, 158 (62%) had a right

  18. Synthesis and Larvicidal and Adult Topical Activity of Some Hydrazide-Hydrazone Derivatives Against Aedes aegypti (United States)


    anticancer, antifungal, antiviral, antitumoral, antibacterial and antimalarial activities [11-13]. Recently, our group has been investigating the...Chromatography (HPLC). TLC was performed on 60 F-254 silica gel plates with visualization by UV-light using chloroform and methanol as solvent system

  19. Linkage and association analysis of CACNG3 in childhood absence epilepsy

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    Everett, Kate V; Chioza, Barry; Aicardi, Jean;


    Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) is an idiopathic generalised epilepsy characterised by absence seizures manifested by transitory loss of awareness with 2.5-4 Hz spike-wave complexes on ictal EEG. A genetic component to aetiology is established but the mechanism of inheritance and the genes...

  20. Preliminary Assessment/Site Investigation: Tooele Army Depot, Utah. Volume 1. North Area and Facilities at Hill Air Force Base. Appendixes (United States)



  1. Ischemic nucleotide breakdown increases during cardiac development due to drop in adenosine anabolism/catabolism ratio

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    J.W. de Jong (Jan Willem); E. Keijzer (Elisabeth); T. Huizer (Tom); B. Schoutsen


    markdownabstractAbstract Our earlier work on reperfusion showed that adult rat hearts released almost twice as much purine nucleosides and oxypurines as newborn hearts did [Am J Physiol 254 (1988) H1091]. A change in the ratio anabolism/catabolism of adenosine could be responsible for this effect.

  2. Domain Modeling: NP_066574.2 [SAHG[Archive

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  3. The Effects of Parental Involvement, Trust in Parents, Trust in Students and Pupil Control Ideology on Conflict Management Strategies of Early Childhood Teachers (United States)

    Karakus, Mehmet; Savas, Ahmet Cezmi


    In this study it was aimed to determine the effects of parental involvement, teachers' trust in parents and students, and teachers' pupil control ideology on the conflict management strategies used by teachers in classroom management. Data were collected from a sample of 254 teachers through paper and pencil questionnaires. Data were analyzed with…

  4. Stuck in the Middle

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    Better-paid urban residents aren’t enjoying the life they have expected Sun Lijun works as a software engineer at a Beijing-based IT company and earns around 8,000 yuan ($1,254) a month. His relatively high income means his friends and colleagues, as well as China’s statistical agencies,

  5. 77 FR 11190 - Yokohama Tire Company, Denial of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance (United States)


    ... passenger car replacement tires failed to comply with paragraph S5.5.1 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety... requirements of 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle... a noncompliance in approximately 6,254 \\2\\ P215/60R15 93H AVID H4S passenger car replacement...

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  7. Simultaneous Elimination of Formaldehyde and Ozone Byproduct Using Noble Metal Modified TiO2 Films in the Gaseous VUV Photocatalysis

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    Pingfeng Fu


    Full Text Available Simultaneous removal of low concentration formaldehyde (HCHO and ozone byproduct was investigated in the gaseous VUV (vacuum ultraviolet photocatalysis by using noble metal modified TiO2 films. Noble metal (Pt, Au, or Pd nanoparticles were deposited on TiO2 films with ultrafine particle size and uniform distribution. Under 35 h VUV irradiation, the HCHO gas (ca. 420 ppbv was dynamically degraded to a level of 10~45 ppbv without catalyst deactivation, and over 50% O3 byproduct was in situ decomposed in the reactor. However, under the same conditions, the outlet HCHO concentration remained at 125~178 ppbv in the O3 + UV254 nm photocatalysis process and 190~260 ppbv in the UV254 nm photocatalysis process. And the catalyst deactivation also appeared under UV254 nm irradiation. Metallic Pt or Au could simultaneously increase the elimination of HCHO and ozone, but the PdO oxide seemed to inhibit the HCHO oxidation in the UV254 nm photocatalysis. Deposition of metallic Pt or Au reduces the recombination of h+/e− pairs and thus increases the HCHO oxidation and O3 reduction reactions. In addition, adsorbed O3 may be partly decomposed by photogenerated electrons trapped on metallic Pt or Au nanoparticles under UV irradiation.

  8. Does Lecture Capturing Impact Student Performance and Attendance in an Introductory Accounting Course? (United States)

    Aldamen, Husam; Al-Esmail, Rajab; Hollindale, Janice


    The study empirically examines the interplay between lecture capturing viewership, performance and attendance for students in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar. The sample consists of 254 students enrolled in an introductory accounting class either in the Fall semester or in the Spring semester. We show a weak positive relationship between…


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    To test our hypothesis that the cholestatic action of sulfated glycolithocholic acid (SGLC) in the rat is related to its interaction with calcium in the biliary tree [R. van der Meer, R. J. Vonk, and F. Kuipers. Am. J. Physiol. 254 (Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 17): G644-G649, 1988], we have now com

  10. Foetus Body Mass Prepartal Assesment in Clinical Practice


    Pavić Lugović, Lenija; Klarić, Petar; Lugović, Liborija


    The aim of study was to examine the importance of foetus body mass prepartal assessment in normal term pregnancy. The study comprised 254 pregnant women with single pregnancy, without congenital anomalies, residing in urban (Zagreb) and small towns (Samobor, Jastrebarsko). Higher birth mass was measured in male than in female newborns, and the difference was statistically significant (p

  11. Characterizing Lenses and Lensed Stars of High-magnification Single-lens Gravitational Microlensing Events with Lenses Passing over Source Stars

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    Choi, J.-Y.; Shin, I.-G.; Park, S.-Y.


    We present the analysis of the light curves of nine high-magnification single-lens gravitational microlensing events with lenses passing over source stars, including OGLE-2004-BLG-254, MOA-2007-BLG-176, MOA-2007-BLG-233/OGLE-2007-BLG-302, MOA-2009-BLG-174, MOA-2010-BLG-436, MOA-2011-BLG-093, MOA-...

  12. Prevalence of Clinically and Empirically Defined Talents and Strengths in Autism (United States)

    Meilleur, Andrée-Anne S.; Jelenic, Patricia; Mottron, Laurent


    Outstanding skills, including special isolated skills (SIS) and perceptual peaks (PP) are frequent features of autism. However, their reported prevalence varies between studies and their co-occurrence is unknown. We determined the prevalence of SIS in a large group of 254 autistic individuals and searched for PP in 46 of these autistic individuals…

  13. GAE网络平台所需环境

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  14. Paths to subreplacement fertility : the empirical evidence / Tomas Frejka, John Ross

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    Frejka, Tomas


    Autorid väidavad, et paljudes riikides jääb sündimus ka edaspidi väga madalaks. Vaadeldakse 54 riigis abielude sõlmimist, rasestumisvastaste vahendite kasutamist ja abortide arvu. Diagrammid ja tabelid. Lisa lk. 213-254

  15. Dieren in het geding : een juridisch-historische analyse van het verbod op dierenmishandeling

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    de Bordes, E.C.


    In 1886 the Criminal Code first came into effect. It stipulated, in article 254, that maltreatment of an animal was a crime. Sanctions could be imprisonment for a period of up to three months, or a fine of 120 guilders at most. Maltreatment was not defined. The basic principle underlying the penal p

  16. Pharmacokinetics of Niacinamide in Blood and Skin of Hairless Guinea Pigs (United States)


    Products Division. Maumee, Ohio/ Delphi , ID, U.S.A.) which was changed three times per week. Commercial certified guinea pig ration (Ziegler Bros.. Inc...HPLC Equipment included an LC-6A chromatograph equipped %vith an SIC- 6B auto injector , SCL-6B system controller, SPD-6A UV Detector (D2 lamp 254 nm

  17. Mexican American Female Adolescent Self-Esteem: The Effect of Body Image, Exercise Behavior, and Body Fatness. (United States)

    Guinn, Bobby; Semper, Tom; Jorgensen, Layne


    A study of 254 Mexican American eighth-grade girls in south Texas found that girls' self-esteem was positively related to body image and exercise involvement and negatively related to body fatness. This population displayed somewhat distorted body image, which was the strongest predictor of self-esteem. Contains 43 references. (SV)


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    M. Latini


    Full Text Available During the period 2004-2006, 254 specimen belonging to Ciprinidae, Percidae and Anguillidae fishes of Piediluco Lake were analyzed by gas chromatography to check for the presence of PCBs contamination. Data obtained show low level of contamination with a decreasing trend from 2004 to 2006.

  19. Zooplankton Avoidance of a Profiled Open-Path Fluorometer (United States)


    gastropods , or those with air inclusions suggest that we can reasonably use 200 kHz scattering as an estimate of relative abundance of these...finite-length cylinders with applications to sound scattering by zooplankton. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 103, 254. Stearns, D. and Forward, R. (1984

  20. Resetting the T Cell Repertoire in Prostate Cancer Bearing Host (United States)


    Immunol 15: 535 562. 16. Kronenberg M, Gapin L (2002) The unconventional lifestyle of NKT cells. Nat Rev Immunol 2: 557 568. 17. Matsuda JL, Gapin L...cells. Curr Opin Immunol 14: 250 254. 24. Gapin L, Matsuda JL, Surh CD, Kronenberg M (2001) NKT cells derive from double-positive thymocytes that are

  1. Hollow-Core Fiber Lamp (United States)

    Yi, Lin (Inventor); Tjoelker, Robert L. (Inventor); Burt, Eric A. (Inventor); Huang, Shouhua (Inventor)


    Hollow-core capillary discharge lamps on the millimeter or sub-millimeter scale are provided. The hollow-core capillary discharge lamps achieve an increased light intensity ratio between 194 millimeters (useful) and 254 millimeters (useless) light than conventional lamps. The capillary discharge lamps may include a cone to increase light output. Hollow-core photonic crystal fiber (HCPCF) may also be used.

  2. O sistemah stihhoslozhenija (preimushtshestvenno na materjale estonskogo i russkogo stihha") / Mihhail Lotman

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    Lotman, Mihhail, 1952-


    Bibl. lk. 250-253. Kokkuvõte inglise k. "On systems of versification (mostly in russian and Estonian poetry), lk. 253-254. Kokkuvõte eesti k. "Värsisüsteemidest (peamiselt eesti ja värsi näitel). Eesti k. ilmunud: Akadeemia, 1998, nr. 9 ja 10

  3. Effectiveness of penicillin, dicloxacillin and cefuroxime for penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

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    Nissen, Jette Lindbjerg; Skov, Robert; Knudsen, Jenny Dahl;


    compared with penicillin (adjusted HR 2.54, 95% CI 1.49-4.32). Other variables that were statistically significantly associated with 30 day mortality included increasing age, disease severity and a primary respiratory focus. Osteomyelitis/arthritis was associated with a lower risk of death than were other...

  4. Drug: D00254 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available 254.gif Antineoplastic [DS:H00010 H00042] Same as: C06873 Therapeutic category: 4219 ATC code: L01AD01 map07040 cellular function 42 Antineoplastics 421 Alkylating agents 4219 Others D00254 ...mustine D00254 Carmustine (JAN/USAN/INN) Antineoplastics [BR:br08308] Alkylating

  5. Shyness and Vocabulary: The Roles of Executive Functioning and Home Environmental Stimulation (United States)

    Blankson, A. Nayena; O'Brien, Marion; Leerkes, Esther M.; Marcovitch, Stuart; Calkins, Susan D.


    Although shyness has often been found to be negatively related to vocabulary, few studies have examined the processes that produce or modify this relation. The present study examined executive functioning skills and home environmental stimulation as potential mediating and moderating mechanisms. A sample of 3 1/2-year-old children (N = 254) was…

  6. Book review of “The Biomedical Engineering Handbook” fourth edition, edited by Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson


    Koprowski, Robert


    This article is a review of the book “The biomedical engineering handbook”, fourth edition: four volume set (ISBN 9781439825334, 254GBP, 5430 pages) edited by Joseph D. Bronzino and Donald R. Peterson published by the CRC Press Taylor & Francis group in 2015. The content of the book and its importance for biomedical engineering have been discussed in this invited review.

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  8. Minimization of the formation of disinfection by-products. (United States)

    Badawy, Mohamed I; Gad-Allah, Tarek A; Ali, Mohamed E M; Yoon, Yeoman


    The drinking water industry is required to minimize DBPs levels while ensuring adequate disinfection. In this study, efficient and appropriate treatment scheme for the reduction of disinfection by-product (DBPs) formation in drinking water containing natural organic matter has been established. This was carried out by the investigation of different treatment schemes consisting of enhanced coagulation, sedimentation, disinfection by using chlorine dioxide/ozone, filtration by sand filter, or granular activated carbon (GAC). Bench scale treatment schemes were applied on actual samples from different selected sites to identify the best conditions for the treatment of water. Samples were collected from effluent of each step in the treatment train in order to analyze pH, UV absorbance at 254 nm (UVA(254)), specific UV absorbance at 254 nm (SUVA(254)), dissolved organic carbon (DOC), haloacetic acids (HAAs) and trihalomethanes (THMs). The obtained results indicated that using pre-ozonation/enhanced coagulation/activated carbon filtration treatment train appears to be the most effective method for reducing DBPs precursors in drinking water treatment.

  9. Comparison of advanced oxidation processes for the removal of natural organic matter. (United States)

    Lamsal, Rupa; Walsh, Margaret E; Gagnon, Graham A


    This study examined the impact of UV, ozone (O(3)), advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) including O(3)/UV, H(2)O(2)/UV H(2)O(2)/O(3) in the change of molecular weight distribution (MWD) and disinfection by-product formation potential (DBPFP). Bench-scale experiments were conducted with surface river water and changes in the UV absorbance at 254 nm (UV(254)), total organic carbon (TOC), trihalomethane and haloacetic acid formation potential (THMFP, HAAFP) and MWD of the raw and oxidized water were analyzed to evaluate treatment performance. Combination of O(3) and UV with H(2)O(2) was found to result in more TOC and UV(254) reduction than the individual processes. The O(3)/UV process was found to be the most effective AOP for NOM reduction, with TOC and UV(254) reduced by 31 and 88%, respectively. Application of O(3)/UV and H(2)O(2)/UV treatments to the source waters organics with 190-1500 Da molecular weight resulted in the near complete alteration of the molecular weight of NOM from >900 Da to UV was found to be the most effective treatment for the reduction of THM and HAA formation under uniform formation conditions. These results could hold particular significance for drinking water utilities with low alkalinity source waters that are investigating AOPs, as there are limited published studies that have evaluated the treatment efficacy of five different oxidation processes in parallel.

  10. Development of surrogate correlation models to predict trace organic contaminant oxidation and microbial inactivation during ozonation. (United States)

    Gerrity, Daniel; Gamage, Sujanie; Jones, Darryl; Korshin, Gregory V; Lee, Yunho; Pisarenko, Aleksey; Trenholm, Rebecca A; von Gunten, Urs; Wert, Eric C; Snyder, Shane A


    The performance of ozonation in wastewater depends on water quality and the ability to form hydroxyl radicals (·OH) to meet disinfection or contaminant transformation objectives. Since there are no on-line methods to assess ozone and ·OH exposure in wastewater, many agencies are now embracing indicator frameworks and surrogate monitoring for regulatory compliance. Two of the most promising surrogate parameters for ozone-based treatment of secondary and tertiary wastewater effluents are differential UV(254) absorbance (ΔUV(254)) and total fluorescence (ΔTF). In the current study, empirical correlations for ΔUV(254) and ΔTF were developed for the oxidation of 18 trace organic contaminants (TOrCs), including 1,4-dioxane, atenolol, atrazine, bisphenol A, carbamazepine, diclofenac, gemfibrozil, ibuprofen, meprobamate, naproxen, N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET), para-chlorobenzoic acid (pCBA), phenytoin, primidone, sulfamethoxazole, triclosan, trimethoprim, and tris-(2-chloroethyl)-phosphate (TCEP) (R(2) = 0.50-0.83) and the inactivation of three microbial surrogates, including Escherichia coli, MS2, and Bacillus subtilis spores (R(2) = 0.46-0.78). Nine wastewaters were tested in laboratory systems, and eight wastewaters were evaluated at pilot- and full-scale. A predictive model for OH exposure based on ΔUV(254) or ΔTF was also proposed.

  11. Development of Conceptual Designs for the Prevention of Ice Formation in the Proposed Maple River Aqueduct (United States)


    10 2.3.3 Briare Aqueduct...10 6 Briare Aqueduct (Clair 2006...years Briare Canal, Châtillon-sur- Loire, France 1896 Steel 20 × 7 × 2170 ft 85 ft 40 ft 76 254 Loire River/ Loire to Briare Canals Sluices to

  12. Change in Autism Classification with Early Intervention: Predictors and Outcomes (United States)

    Ben Itzchak, Esther; Zachor, Ditza A.


    The current study characterized stability and changes of autism diagnostic classification with intervention in very young children and examined pre-treatment predictors and post-intervention outcome. Sixty-eight children diagnosed with autism, aged 18-35 months (M = 25.4, SD = 4.0) participated in the study. Children underwent comprehensive…

  13. Disease: H00906 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available H00906 Macrocephaly, alopecia, cutis laxa, and scoliosis; MACS syndrome Macrocephal...y, alopecia, cutis laxa, and scoliosis is an autosomal-recessive disorder related to the cutis laxa group of...val hypertrophy, retrognathia with abnormal skull morphology, and severe scoliosis...haly, alopecia, cutis laxa, and scoliosis: MACS syndrome. Am J Hum Genet 85:254-6

  14. Healthcare Service Use and Costs for Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison between Medicaid and Private Insurance (United States)

    Wang, Li; Mandell, David S.; Lawer, Lindsay; Cidav, Zuleyha; Leslie, Douglas L.


    Healthcare costs and service use for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were compared between Medicaid and private insurance, using 2003 insurance claims data in 24 states. In terms of costs and service use per child with ASD, Medicaid had higher total healthcare costs (22,653 vs. 5,254), higher ASD-specific costs (7,438 vs. 928), higher psychotropic…

  15. Growing up with Frisian and Dutch: The role of language input in the early development of Frisian and Dutch among preschool children in Friesland

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    J.E. Dijkstra


    Bilingual acquisition largely depends on the input that children receive in each language. The more input in a language, the more proficient a child becomes in that language. The current project studied the role of language input among bilingual Frisian-Dutch preschool children (age 2.5-4 years) in

  16. Ontwikkelingsplannen

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    J. Tinbergen (Jan)


    textabstractSeries ‘Wereldakademie’ No. 18. In English: Development Planning, Series World University Library No. 18, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1967, 256 p. In Spanish: Planificacion del Desarrollo, Series ‘Biblioteca para el Hombre Actual’, Ediciones Guadarrama, Madrid, 1967, 254 p. In Ger

  17. Wives' Relative Wages, Husbands' Paid Work Hours, and Wives' Labor-Force Exit (United States)

    Shafer, Emily Fitzgibbons


    Economic theories predict that women are more likely to exit the labor force if their partners' earnings are higher and if their own wage rate is lower. In this article, I use the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (N = 2,254) and discrete-time event-history analysis to show that wives' relative wages are more predictive of their exit than are…

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  19. The Cauchy Problem for the 3-D Vlasov-Poisson System with Point Charges (United States)

    Marchioro, Carlo; Miot, Evelyne; Pulvirenti, Mario


    In this paper we establish global existence and uniqueness of the solution to the three-dimensional Vlasov-Poisson system in the presence of point charges with repulsive interaction. The present analysis extends an analogous two-dimensional result (Caprino and Marchioro in Kinet. Relat. Models 3(2):241-254, 2010).

  20. An Analysis of Organizational Behavior Management Research in Terms of the Three-Contingency Model of Performance Management (United States)

    Weatherly, Nicholas L.; Malott, Richard W.


    The three-contingency model of performance management (Malott, 1992, 1993, 1999) was used to analyze interventions in the "Journal of Organizational Behavior Management (JOBM)" from the years 1990 through 2005 (Volume 11[1]-Volume 25[4]). The current article extends previous reviews (Malott, Shimamune, & Malott, 1992; Otto & Malott, 2004) by…

  1. Effects of Participation in a Martial Arts-Based Antibullying Program in Elementary Schools (United States)

    Twemlow, Stuart W.; Biggs, Bridget K.; Nelson, Timothy D.; Vernberg, Eric M.; Fonagy, Peter; Twemlow, Stephen W.


    This study evaluated the Gentle Warrior Program, a traditional martial arts-based intervention to reduce aggression in children, as it was implemented in three elementary schools. The sample consisted of 254 children in grades 3, 4, and 5 who participated in the Gentle Warrior Program as part of a larger school violence intervention. Results…

  2. Dicty_cDB: SHB225 [Dicty_cDB

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    Full Text Available J132370 |pid:none) Allogromia sp. mRNA for actin 1. 254 6e-66 AY452189_1( AY452189 |pid:none) Sorosphaera veronica...e actin 1 gene... 248 4e-64 AY452190_1( AY452190 |pid:none) Sorosphaera veronicae actin 2 gene... 248

  3. 76 FR 81954 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Request... (United States)


    ..., companies will consent to making this information public. In turn, the emergency response community will use...) 254-6171. (Not a toll-free number). Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief Information... technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting...

  4. Genome wide high density SNP-based linkage analysis of childhood absence epilepsy identifies a susceptibility locus on chromosome 3p23-p14

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    Chioza, Barry A; Aicardi, Jean; Aschauer, Harald;


    Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) is an idiopathic generalised epilepsy (IGE) characterised by typical absence seizures manifested by transitory loss of awareness with 2.5-4 Hz spike-wave complexes on ictal EEG. A genetic component to the aetiology is well recognised but the mechanism of inheritance...

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  6. Evaluations of the TiO2/simulated solar UV degradations of XAD fractions of natural organic matter from a bog lake using size-exclusion chromatography. (United States)

    Valencia, Sergio; Marín, Juan M; Restrepo, Gloria; Frimmel, Fritz H


    This work reports on the changes in compositions of humic acids (HAs) and fulvic acids (FAs) during photocatalytic degradation. The HAs and FAs were obtained from the XAD-resin fractionation of natural-organic matter (NOM) from a bog lake (Lake Hohloh, Black Forest, Germany). Degussa P-25 titanium dioxide (TiO2) in a suspension and a solar UV simulator (batch reactor) were used in the experiments. The photocatalytic degradation of the HAs and FAs were monitored using size-exclusion chromatography (SEC) equipped with dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and ultraviolet (UV254) detection (SEC-DOC and SEC-UV254) and UV-Vis spectrophotometry. The evolutions of the photocatalytic degradations of the HA and FA fractions were selective. The photocatalytic degradation started with the degradations of high molecular weight compounds with relatively high UV254 absorbances in the HA and FA fractions to yield low molecular weight compounds showing less specific UV254 absorbances. Observance of the same tendency for the original NOM from Lake Hohloh indicates that these XAD-fractions still having complex compound mixtures. However, the larger molecular weight fractions of the FAs showed higher preferential adsorptions onto TiO2, which caused their faster degradation rates. Furthermore, FAs showed a greater reduction of the total THM formation potential (TTHMFP) and the organic halogen compounds adsorbable on activated carbon formation potential (AOXFP), in comparison with the HAs.

  7. Discrepancies between Parents' and Children's Attitudes toward TV Advertising (United States)

    Baiocco, Roberto; D'Alessio, Maria; Laghi, Fiorenzo


    The authors conducted a study with 500 parent-child dyads. The sample comprised 254 boys and 246 girls. The children were grouped into 5 age groups (1 group for each age from 7 to 11 years), with each group comprising 100 children. The survey regards discrepancies between children and their parents on attitudes toward TV advertising to determine…

  8. Cyberbullying and Victimisation among Turkish University Students (United States)

    Akbulut, Yavuz; Eristi, Bahadir


    This study investigated the extent of cyberbullying and victimisation among Turkish university students at a state college of education. A personal information form and 56 scaled items were administered to 254 students. Items addressing cyberbullying victimisation were adopted from a recent study, whereas parallel cyberbullying items were…


    Panova, O A; Glamazdin, I G; Spiridonov, S E


    The prevalence of toxocariasis was studied among a population of domestic and stray dogs and cats. In a megalopolis, Toxocara invasion was 31.6% in a population of cats and 82 and 25.4% in that of puppies and dogs, respectively. A method was developed for the molecular genetic identification of T. cati and T. canis.

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  15. Self-assembled nanoparticles of modified-chitosan conjugates for the sustained release of dl-α-tocopherol

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    Quinones, Javier Perez; Gothelf, Kurt Vesterager; Kjems, Jørgen


    Synthetic O6-succinylated chitosan and commercial glycol chitosan were covalently linked to dl-α-tocopheryl monoesters for controlled release of vitamin E. These conjugates formed self-assembled nanoparticles in aqueous solution with 254–496 nm mean diameters and dl-α-tocopherol contents between 27...

  16. UV-C light inactivation kinetics of Penicillium expansum on pear surfaces: Influence on physicochemical and sensory quality during storage (United States)

    Postharvest quality and storage life of fresh pear are often limited by fungal growth caused by Penicillium expansum. Ultraviolet-C light (UV-C 254 nm) is a promising alternative disinfestation method to reduce fruit spoilage by fungi. In this study, UV-C inactivation kinetic data of Penicillium exp...

  17. Ultraviolet-C light inactivation of Penicillium expansum on fruit surfaces (United States)

    Understanding the influence of fruit surface morphology on ultraviolet-C (UV-C 254 nm) inactivation of microorganisms is required for designing effective treatment systems. In this study, we analyzed UV-C inactivation of Penicillium expansum that was inoculated onto the surface of organic fruits. Re...

  18. Evaluation of Residential Consumers Knowledge of Wireless Network Security and Its Correlation with Identity Theft (United States)

    Kpaduwa, Fidelis Iheanyi


    This current quantitative correlational research study evaluated the residential consumers' knowledge of wireless network security and its relationship with identity theft. Data analysis was based on a sample of 254 randomly selected students. All the study participants completed a survey questionnaire designed to measure their knowledge of…

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  1. Levels of Phonological Awareness, Working Memory, and Lexical Knowledge in Elementary School Children


    Heloisa Helena Motta Bandini; Flavia Heloisa Santos; Deisy das Gracas de Souza


    Relationships between oral language, phonological awareness, and working memory have been empirically demonstrated, however, phonological awareness encompasses different abilities, assessed at different levels. The present study investigated the possible associations between specific phonological awareness abilities and phonological working memory in first-grade students. In the initial phase (n = 254), the study evaluated the abilities of phonological awareness and phonological working memor...

  2. Saber hacer y hacer saber

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    Liliana Rojas


    En el tablao… Un estudio sobre los procesos de aprendizaje en el baile flamenco. Francisco Jiménez Romero; Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá, Gerencia de Danza del Idartes, Alambique Editores, Bogotá, 2012, 254 págs.

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    A two-well forced-gradient experiment involving virus and microsphere transport was carried out in a sandy aquifer in Borden, Ontario, Canada. Virus traveled at least a few meters in the experiment, but virus concentrations at observation points 1 and 2.54 m away from the injecti...

  8. Severe Pain Predicts Greater Likelihood of Subsequent Suicide (United States)

    Ilgen, Mark A.; Zivin, Kara; Austin, Karen L.; Bohnert, Amy S. B.; Czyz, Ewa K.; Valenstein, Marcia; Kilbourne, Amy M.


    Using data from the 1999 Large Health Survey of Veterans, Veterans Affairs' medical records, and the National Death Index (N = 260,254), the association between self-reported pain severity and suicide among veterans as examined, after accounting for demographic variables and psychiatric diagnoses. A Cox proportional hazards regression demonstrated…

  9. Integration of biofiltration and advanced oxidation processes for tertiary treatment of an oil refinery wastewater aiming at water reuse. (United States)

    Nogueira, A A; Bassin, J P; Cerqueira, A C; Dezotti, M


    The combination of biological and chemical oxidation processes is an interesting approach to remove ready, poor, and non-biodegradable compounds from complex industrial wastewaters. In this study, biofiltration followed by H2O2/UV oxidation (or microfiltration) and final reverse osmosis (RO) step was employed for tertiary treatment of an oil refinery wastewater. Biofiltration alone allowed obtaining total organic carbon (TOC), chemical oxygen demand (COD), UV absorbance at 254 nm (UV254), ammonium, and turbidity removal of around 46, 46, 23, 50, and 61 %, respectively. After the combined biological-chemical oxidation treatment, TOC and UV254 removal amounted to 88 and 79 %, respectively. Whereas, the treatment performance achieved with different UV lamp powers (55 and 95 W) and therefore distinct irradiance levels (26.8 and 46.3 mW/cm(2), respectively) were very similar and TOC and UV254 removal rates were highly affected by the applied C/H2O2 ratio. Silt density index (SDI) was effectively reduced by H2O2/UV oxidation, favoring further RO application. C/H2O2 ratio of 1:4, 55 W UV lamp, and 20-min oxidation reaction corresponded to the experimental condition which provided the best cost/benefit ratio for TOC, UV254, and SDI reduction from the biofilter effluent. The array of treatment processes proposed in this study has shown to be adequate for tertiary treatment of the oil refinery wastewater, ensuring the mitigation of membrane fouling problems and producing a final effluent which is suitable for reuse applications.

  10. The Effect of Conformational Variability of Phosphotriesterase upon N-acyl-L-homoserine Lactone and Paraoxon Binding: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Studies

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    Dongling Zhan


    Full Text Available The organophosphorous hydrolase (PTE from Brevundimonas diminuta is capable of degrading extremely toxic organophosphorous compounds with a high catalytic turnover and broad substrate specificity. Although the natural substrate for PTE is unknown, its loop remodeling (loop 7-2/H254R led to the emergence of a homoserine lactonase (HSL activity that is undetectable in PTE (kcat/km values of up to 2 × 104, with only a minor decrease in PTE paraoxonase activity. In this study, homology modeling and molecular dynamics simulations have been undertaken seeking to explain the reason for the substrate specificity for the wild-type and the loop 7-2/H254R variant. The cavity volume estimated results showed that the active pocket of the variant was almost two fold larger than that of the wild-type (WT enzyme. pKa calculations for the enzyme (the WT and the variant showed a significant pKa shift from WT standard values (ΔpKa = 3.5 units for the His254residue (in the Arg254 variant. Molecular dynamics simulations indicated that the displacement of loops 6 and 7 over the active site in loop 7-2/H254R variant is useful for N-acyl-L-homoserine lactone (C4-HSL with a large aliphatic chain to site in the channels easily. Thence the expanding of the active pocket is beneficial to C4-HSL binding and has a little effect on paraoxon binding. Our results provide a new theoretical contribution of loop remodeling to the rapid divergence of new enzyme functions.

  11. Integrity breaches in a hollow fiber nanofilter - Effects on natural organic matter and virus-like particle removal. (United States)

    Lidén, Angelica; Lavonen, Elin; Persson, Kenneth M; Larson, Magnus


    Ultrafiltration and nanofiltration have become common methods to treat surface water for drinking water purposes. Common aims of a membrane step are removal of natural organic matter (NOM), softening or adding an extra microbiological or chemical barrier. In most cases, the membrane is considered a good disinfection step; commonly the viral removal is at least 4-log. To ensure a working disinfection, reliable integrity tests are required. In the present pilot study with a hollow fiber nanofilter, the membrane achieved a high NOM reduction, and the difference in parameters related to NOM quality before and after treatment proved to be useful indicators of integrity breaches. Changes in total organic carbon (TOC) concentration, UV-absorbance at 254 nm (UVA254) and fluorescence derived parameters in the permeate flow were related to leaking fibers. On average, UVA254 in the permeate was 3 times higher for a membrane with compromised fibers (0.041 cm(-1)) compared to an intact membrane (0.013 cm(-1)), while TOC was less than 2 times as high on average. Thus, this membrane had a higher reduction of UVA254 than TOC and the sensitivity for changes from leakage was higher. Therefore, it is suggested that UVA254 could be used as an indicator for membrane integrity. Additionally, there is a significant (P < 0.01) difference in fluorescence derived parameters between a leaking and an intact fiber, showing that fluorescence also has potential to be applied for online monitoring of membrane processes. During fiber failure, around 2% of the permeate flow passes through one single leaking fiber. The transport depends on the distance between the inflow and the leak, which in most cases are similar and most likely close to the middle of the fiber.

  12. A comparative study on the efficiency of ozonation and coagulation-flocculation as pretreatment to activated carbon adsorption of biologically stabilized landfill leachate. (United States)

    Oloibiri, Violet; Ufomba, Innocent; Chys, Michael; Audenaert, Wim T M; Demeestere, Kristof; Van Hulle, Stijn W H


    The present work investigates the potential of coagulation-flocculation and ozonation to pretreat biologically stabilized landfill leachate before granular activated carbon (GAC) adsorption. Both iron (III) chloride (FeCl3) and polyaluminium chloride (PACl) are investigated as coagulants. Better organic matter removal is observed when leachate was treated with FeCl3. At a dose of 1mg FeCl3/mg CODo (CODo: initial COD content), the COD and α254 removal was 66% and 88%, respectively. Dosing 1mg PACl/mg CODo resulted in 44% COD and 72% α254 removal. The settle-ability of sludge generated by PACl leveled off at 252mL/g, while a better settle-ability of 154mL/g was obtained for FeCl3 after dosing 1mg coagulant/mg CODo. For ozonation, the percentage of COD and α254 removal increased as the initial COD concentration decreased. Respectively 44% COD and 77% α254 removal was observed at 112mg COD/L compared to 5% COD and 26% α254 removal at 1846mg COD/L. Subsequent activated carbon adsorption of ozonated, coagulated and untreated leachate resulted in 77%, 53% and 8% total COD removal after treatment of 6 bed volumes. Clearly showing the benefit of treating the leachate before GAC adsorption. Mathematical modeling of the experimental GAC adsorption data with Thomas and Yoon-Nelson models show that ozonation increases the adsorption capacity and breakthrough time of GAC by a factor of 2.5 compared to coagulation-flocculation.


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    Full Text Available Spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus and Panulirus ornatus are important commodities for Indonesia. The aquaculture of lobster is susceptible for several diseases like parasite, fungi, bacteria, and virus. Among those diseases, milky haemolymph disease (MHD is often seen as a symptom to mass mortality occurred at lobster farms in Gerupuk Bay of Lombok. The purpose of this study was to determine the lobster diseases on cage culture in Gerupuk Bay of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The study was undertaken from January to March 2015. Diseases status was determined by application of molecular plat-form, polymerase chain reaction (PCR with designation of specific primer for MHD (254F/R, 254F: 5’-CGA-GGA-CCA-GAG-ATG-GAC-CTT-3’ and 254R: 5’-GCT-CAT-TGT-CAC-CGC-CAT-TGT-3’ with PCR size product of 254 bp. and for cloned the pathogen was used TA-cloning Invitrogen for the DNA plasmid as positive control for other analysis. Several tissue samples i.e hepatopancreas, haemolymph, part of muscle hepatopancreas P. homarus and P. ornatus were taken from cage culture farms at Gerupuk Bay then preserved on 90% ethanol for further analysis by PCR and then the amplificated DNA were cloned into pCR®2.1 plasmid and transformed into competent E. coli. The result showed that almost all lobster samples from Gerupuk Bay were positive infected by MHD, as the results of PCR amplification whereas the band appeared at 254bp. Also MHD plasmid has been successfully cloned and will be used for further examination. Histopathologically in hepatopancreas infection have seen necrosis that contain numerous of rickettsia-like bacteria.

  14. Methanocella conradii sp. nov., a thermophilic, obligate hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from Chinese rice field soil.

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    Zhe Lü

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Methanocellales contributes significantly to anthropogenic methane emissions that cause global warming, but few pure cultures for Methanocellales are available to permit subsequent laboratory studies (physiology, biochemistry, etc.. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: By combining anaerobic culture and molecular techniques, a novel thermophilic methanogen, strain HZ254(T was isolated from a Chinese rice field soil located in Hangzhou, China. The phylogenetic analyses of both the 16S rRNA gene and mcrA gene (encoding the α subunit of methyl-coenzyme M reductase confirmed its affiliation with Methanocellales, and Methanocella paludicola SANAE(T was the most closely related species. Cells were non-motile rods, albeit with a flagellum, 1.4-2.8 µm long and by 0.2-0.3 µm in width. They grew at 37-60 °C (optimally at 55 °C and salinity of 0-5 g NaCl l(-1 (optimally at 0-1 g NaCl l(-1. The pH range for growth was 6.4-7.2 (optimum 6.8. Under the optimum growth condition, the doubling time was 6.5-7.8 h, which is the shortest ever observed in Methanocellales. Strain HZ254(T utilized H(2/CO(2 but not formate for growth and methane production. The DNA G+C content of this organism was 52.7 mol%. The sequence identities of 16S rRNA gene and mcrA gene between strain HZ254(T and SANAE(T were 95.0 and 87.5% respectively, and the genome based Average Nucleotide Identity value between them was 74.8%. These two strains differed in phenotypic features with regard to substrate utilization, possession of a flagellum, doubling time (under optimal conditions, NaCl and temperature ranges. Taking account of the phenotypic and phylogenetic characteristics, we propose strain HZ254(T as a representative of a novel species, Methanocella conradii sp. nov. The type strain is HZ254(T ( = CGMCC 1.5162(T = JCM 17849(T = DSM 24694(T. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: Strain HZ254(T could potentially serve as an excellent laboratory model for studying Methanocellales due to its

  15. Two low-level gamma spectrometry systems of the IAEA Safeguards Analytical Laboratory

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    Parus, J.L. [IAEA, SAL, Vienna (Austria); Raab, W. [IAEA, SAL, Vienna (Austria); Donohue, D. [IAEA, SAL, Vienna (Austria); Jansta, V. [IAEA, SAL, Vienna (Austria); Kierzek, J. [IAEA, SAL, Vienna (Austria)


    A gamma spectrometry system designed for the measurement of samples with low and medium radioactivity (activity from a few to about 10{sup 4} Bq in the energy range from 25 to 2700 keV) has been installed at the IAEA Safeguards Analytical Laboratory in Seibersdorf. The system consists of 3 low level detectors: (1) n-type coaxial Ge with 42.4% relative efficiency, 1.85 keV FWHM at 1.33 MeV (2) planar Ge with 2000 mm{sup 2} area and 20 mm thickness, 562 eV FWHM at 122 keV (3) NaI(Tl) annulus of 25.4 cm diameter and 25.4 cm height, hole diameter 90 mm. (orig./DG)

  16. Photocatalytic study of organosilane-modified zinc oxide nanoparticles

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    Tăbăcaru Aurel


    Full Text Available In our recent studies, we have investigated the tunability of optical properties of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs through surface modification with organosilane surfactants. In the present paper, the effect of ZnO NPs modified with variable amount of 3-(trimethoxysilylpropylmethacrylate (MPS surfactant was investigated toward the photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue (MB, using two different UV light sources emitting at 254 nm and 365 nm. While the maximum photodegradation efficiency of 63% was reached by ZnO NPs loaded with the highest concentration of MPS upon exposure at 254 nm, in the case of UV exposure at 365 nm an opposite photodegradation trend was observed. Actually, a significant photodegradation efficiency of 95% was recorded by the unmodified ZnO, followed by ZnO NPs modified with 2% MPS for which the photodegradation efficiency amounted to 80%, thus highlighting their best photocatalytic performance.

  17. Qualitative analysis of Cu2+, Co2+, and Ni2+ cations using thin-layer chromatography. (United States)

    Ergül, Soner


    The M(DEDTC)2 (M = Cu, Co, or Ni) and M(PyDTC)2 (M = Cu or Co) complexes prepared by reactions of sodium diethyldithiocarbamate and ammonium pyrollidinedithiocarbamate with metal (II) nitrates are examined for qualitative analysis and separation using thin-layer chromatography systems. These complexes and their mixtures are spotted to the activated thin layers of silica gel 60GF254 (Si-60GF254) with a 250-microm thickness. Pure toluene and a toluene-cyclohexane mixture (3:1, v/v) are used as mobile phases for running of the complexes. These chromatographic systems are successfully used for qualitative analysis of corresponding metal cations and separation of components in both M(DEDTC)2 and M(PyDTC)2 complex mixtures.


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    Full Text Available A selective, precise and derivatized HPTLC method has been developed for the simultaneous estimation of Glucosamine and Ibuprofen in tablet formulation. In this method standard and sample solutions of Glucosamine and Ibuprofen were applied on pre-coated silica gel 60F254 TLC plate, and developed using Propanol-Ethyl acetate-Ammonia-Water (4: 3: 2: 1 v/v, as mobile phase and derivatized using Iodine vapor. The drugs on the plate were scanned at 254 nm. The dynamic linearity range was 5-25 μg/spot for Glucosamine and 2-10 μg/spot for Ibuprofen. The method was validated for precision, recovery and reproducibility

  19. Damage detection in composite materials using PZT actuators and sensors for structural health monitoring (United States)

    Spiegel, Michelle DuBose

    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of bridges, buildings, aircrafts, and spacecraft using a network of sensors has gained popularity over recent years. In this thesis, the use of piezoelectric actuators and sensors is described for detecting damage in a composite panel. The composite panels are fabricated using the Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM) process. The panels are cut into small coupons (254 mm x 25.4 mm) to test various properties of the composite. A piezoelectric actuator is surface mounted on the composite coupon to generate Lamb waves while a surface mounted piezoelectric sensor measures the response. Data is collected from an undamaged composite coupon, and then the process is repeated for a damaged coupon. The existing damage is quantified by comparing the response of the damaged and undamaged composite coupons.

  20. Removal of dissolved organic nitrogen in the secondary effluent by integrated ozone/activated carbon%臭氧/活性炭协同作用去除二级出水中DON

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    刘冰; 古励; 余国忠; 翟慧敏; 赵承美


    为探讨臭氧氧化和活性炭吸附对城市污水厂二级出水中溶解性有机氮(DON)的去除机制,首先测定二级出水 DON、溶解性有机炭(DOC)、UV254、pH值等指标.接着通过臭氧氧化试验和活性炭吸附试验来考察二级出水中DON、DOC和UV254变化,以及DON分子量分布和DON亲疏水性变化,并应用三维荧光光谱对二级出水中DON变化进行表征.结果表明,当臭氧投加量为8mg/L,DON的去除率大约为33.9%,DOC和UV254去除率约21.2%、66.7%;当活性炭投加量为2.0g/L,DON、DOC和UV254的去除率大约为43.4%、27.6%、92.2%;臭氧氧化和活性炭吸附组合试验时,对DON的去除率大约为83.3%和81.5%;臭氧氧化提高小分子量(20kDa)的DON所占比例;活性炭吸附降低小分子量(20kDa)DON所占比例为;臭氧氧化和活性炭吸附都提高亲水性DON所占比例,而降低疏水性和过渡性DON所占比例;三维荧光光谱证实,二级出水中DON变化与3个主要峰有关,分别代表物质为色氨酸类蛋白质、芳香族类蛋白质和富里酸类物质.%The mechanism of DON removal in the secondary effluent by ozonation and adsorption was investigated in this study. The water quality parameters, such as DON, DOC, NH4+-N, UV254 and pH etc, were determined. The variation in DON, DOC andUV254 in ozonation and adsorption tests measured, and the molecular weight distribution, hydrophilicity and hydrophobicity of the DON were then analyzed. The changes of DON in the secondary effluent were characterized using three-dimensional fluorescence spectroscopy. The results showed the removal of DON, DOC andUV254 were about 33.9%, 21.2% and 66.7%, respectively, at ozonation test and the dosage of ozone was 8mg/L. The removal of DON, DOC and UV254 were about 43.4%, 27.6% and 92.2% at the activated carbon dosage of 2.0g/L. By the combination of ozonation and adsorption the removal of DON was approximately 83.3% and 81.5%. Ozonation and acitivated carbon

  1. Upper limits for the rate constants of the reactions of CF3O2 and CF3O radicals with ozone at 295 K

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    Nielsen, O.J.; Sehested, J.


    Using the pulse radiolysis UV absorption technique and subsequent simulations of experimental absorption transients at 254 and 276 nm, upper limits of the rate constants for the reactions of CF3O2 and CF3O radicals with ozone were determined at 295 K, CF3O2+O3-->CF3O+2O2 (4), CF3O+O3-->CF3O2+O2 (......). The upper limits were derived as k4 ozone depletion by hydrofluorocarbons.......Using the pulse radiolysis UV absorption technique and subsequent simulations of experimental absorption transients at 254 and 276 nm, upper limits of the rate constants for the reactions of CF3O2 and CF3O radicals with ozone were determined at 295 K, CF3O2+O3-->CF3O+2O2 (4), CF3O+O3-->CF3O2+O2 (5...

  2. Photochemical degradation of environmentally persistent perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the presence of Fe(III)

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    Yuan Wang; Peng Yi Zhang; Gang Pan; Hao Chen


    Environmentally persistent and bioaccumulative perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA) was difficult to be decomposed under the irradiation of 254 nm UV light. However, in the presence of 80μmol /L Fe(III), 80% of PFOA with initial concentration of 48μmol/L (20 mg/L) was effectively degraded and 47.8% of fluorine atoms in PFOA molecule were transformed into inorganic fluoride ion after 4 h reaction. Shorter chain perfluorocarboxylic acids bearing C3-C7 and fluoride ion were detected and identified by LC/MS and IC as the degradation products in the aqueous solution. It was proposed that complexes of PFOA with Fe(III) initiated degradation of PFOA irradiated with 254 nm UV light.

  3. An X-Band Waveguide Measurement Technique for the Accurate Characterization of Materials with Low Dielectric Loss Permittivity

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    Allen, Kenneth W; Reid, David R; Bean, Jeffrey A; Ellis, Jeremy D; Morris, Andrew P; Marsh, Jeramy M


    In this work, we present a new X-band waveguide (WR90) measurement method that permits the broadband characterization of the complex permittivity for low dielectric loss tangent material specimens with improved accuracy. An electrically-long polypropylene specimen that partially fills the cross-section is inserted into the waveguide and the transmitted scattering parameter (S21) is measured. The extraction method relies on computational electromagnetic simulations, coupled with a genetic algorithm, to match the experimental S21 measurement. The sensitivity of the technique to sample length was explored by simulating specimen lengths from 2.54 to 15.24 cm, in 2.54 cm increments. Analysis of our simulated data predicts the technique will have the sensitivity to measure loss tangent values on the order of 10e-3 for materials such as polymers with relatively low real permittivity values. The ability to accurately characterize low-loss dielectric material specimens of polypropylene is demonstrated experimentally. ...

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  5. Surrogates for herbicide removal in stormwater biofilters. (United States)

    Zhang, Kefeng; Deletic, Ana; Page, Declan; McCarthy, David T


    Real time monitoring of suitable surrogate parameters are critical to the validation of any water treatment processes, and is of particularly high importance for validation of natural stormwater treatment systems. In this study, potential surrogates for herbicide removal in stormwater biofilters (also known as stormwater bio-retention or rain-gardens) were assessed using field challenge tests and matched laboratory column experiments. Differential UV absorbance at 254mn (ΔUVA254), total phosphorus (ΔTP), dissolved phosphorus (ΔDP), total nitrogen (ΔTN), ammonia (ΔNH3), nitrate and nitrite (ΔNO3+NO2), dissolved organic carbon (ΔDOC) and total suspended solids (ΔTSS) were compared with glyphosate, atrazine, simazine and prometryn removal rates. The influence of different challenge conditions on the performance of each surrogate was studied. Differential TP was significantly and linearly related to glyphosate reduction (R(2) = 0.75-0.98, P biofilters.

  6. Effect of TIT-twins Vaccine on Grazing Sheep in High-cold Area%高寒地区放牧绵羊应用TIT-双胎苗效果试验

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    李成魁; 保善科; 孔祥颖; 李茂卓玛


    利用中国农科院兰州畜牧所研制生产的TIT-双胎苗应用于青海省海北州绵羊生产中,共选择供试母羊254只,产双羔68对,对照组母羊388只,无一只母羊产双羔,68只产双羔的试验母羊,在断奶时繁活94只羔羊,比产单羔多繁活45只羔羊,254只试验羊净增加收益4 892元,经济效益显著.


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    Full Text Available Research paper aims to highlight the scientific correlation between the influence of ultraviolet radiation (UV onsensory and microbiological characteristics of plant products in the category of leaves (lettuce and other types ofvegetables or fruit (bananas and their preservation’s duration, through their UV irradiation under certain conditions.The literature indicates a germicidal action of UV (medium UV on micro-organisms, optimal for λ = 254 nm. Theeffectiveness of radiation is influenced by duration of irradiation, the distance between the radiation source and thesample product and radiant power source.The action of microbial cell inactivation or destruction can be explained by changes in cellular structure andpermeability with changes at the level of mitochondria and the genetic material as a result of photochemical effects ofUV products. Research highlights the preservative effect of UV radiation (with λ = 254 nm and also their influence onsensory properties and positive to negative for leafy vegetables and fruits (bananas in our case.

  8. 单酵母发酵与多酵母共酵对宝石一卡本内特红葡萄酒品质的影响初报

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    于清琴; 李保国; 张颖超; 史红梅; 毕春元


    以宝石一卡本内特(Ruby Cabemat)为原料,在酿造过程中采用D254酵母单独发酵、D254和产酯酵母混合发酵的方法酿造干红葡萄酒,检测其主要理化指标,并进行感官质量比较。结果表明,混合酵母发酵的葡萄酒在产酯率和感官品质上均优于单酵母发酵,产品呈深宝石红色,酒香浓郁,酒体丰满。

  9. Relative efficiencies of three ultraviolet radiation wavelengths for cell killing and transformation in mouse cells in vitro. (United States)

    Papadopoulo, D; Muel, B; Latarjet, R


    C3H 10 T 1/2 clone 8 mouse cells were irradiated in vitro with three U.V. wavelengths 280, 254, and 230 nm. Two effects were investigated, survival and malignant transformation, and the relative efficiencies were determined for the three radiations. For transformation, these efficiencies were: 280nm:3.9; 254nm:5.1; 230nm:2.3 (transformations produced by 5 Jm-2 of U.V. for 1000 surviving cells). For cell killing the efficiencies were, in relative units, 34, 100, and 50 respectively. These efficiencies are in agreement with the hypothesis that the main chromophore for both effects is the nucleic acid, and not the protein moiety of the genome. This conclusion agrees with that previously reached by other investigators, but our present results obtained with the short wave-length 230 nm provide an especially strong new argument.

  10. Reduction of Precursors of Chlorination By-products in Drinking Water Using Fluidized-bed Biofilm Reactor at Low Temperature

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    Objective To investigate the reduction of chlorination by-products (CBPs) precursors using the fluidized-bed biofilm reactor (FBBR). Methods Reduction of total organic carbon (TOC), ultraviolet absorbance (UV254), trihalomethane (THM)formation potential (THMFP), haloacetic acid (HAA) formation potential (HAAFP), and ammonia in FBBR were evaluated in detail. Results The reduction of TOC or UV254 was low, on average 12.6% and 4.7%, respectively, while the reduction of THMFP and HAAFP was significant. The reduction of ammonia was 30%-40% even below 3℃, however, it could quickly rise to over 50% above 3℃. Conclusions The FBBR effectively reduces CBPs and ammonia in drinking water even at low temperature and seems to be a very promising and competitive drinking water reactor for polluted surface source waters, especially in China.

  11. Relative efficiencies of three ultraviolet radiation wavelengths for cell killing and transformation in mouse cells in vitro

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    Papadopoulo, D.; Muel, B.; Latarjet, R. (Institut du Radium, 75 - Paris (France). Lab. Curie)


    C3H 10 T 1/2 clone 8 mouse cells were irradiated in vitro with three U.V. wavelengths 280, 254, and 230 nm. Two effects were investigated, survival and malignant transformation, and the relative efficiences were determined for the three radiation. For transformation, these efficiences were: 280 nm: 3.9; 254 nm: 5.1; 230 nm: 2.3 (transformations produced by 5 J m/sup -2/ of U.V. for 1000 surviving cells). For cell killing the efficiencies were, in relative units, 34, 100, and 50 respectively. These efficiencies are in agreement with the hypothesis that the main chromophore for both effects is the nucleic acid, and not the protein moiety of the genome. This conclusion agrees with that previously reached by other investigators, but our present results obtained with the short wave-length 230 nm provide an especially strong new argument.

  12. Highly condensed fluorinated methacrylate hybrid material for transparent low-kappa passivation layer in LCD-TFT. (United States)

    Oh, Ji-Hoon; Kwak, Seung-Yeon; Yang, Seung-Cheol; Bae, Byeong-Soo


    Photocurable and highly condensed fluorinated methacrylate oligosiloxane, with a low dielectric constant (kappa = 2.54), was prepared by a nonhydrolytic sol-gel condensation reaction. The oligosiloxane resin was then spin-coated, photocured, and thermally baked in order to fabricate a fluorinated methacrylate hybrid material (FM hybrimer) thin film. This study investigated the application of this FM hybrimer film as a low-kappa passivation layer in LCD-based thin film transistors (TFT). It was found that a dielectric constant as low as kappa = 2.54 could be obtained, without introducing pores in the dense FM hybrimer films. This study compares FM hybrimer film characteristics with those required for passivation layers in LCD-TFTs, including thermal stability, optical transmittance, hydrophobicity, gap fill, and planarization effects as well as electrical insulation.

  13. HPTLC method for the simultaneous determination of amlodipine and benazepril in their formulations. (United States)

    Meyyanathan, S N; Suresh, B


    A new, simple, precise, rapid, and selective high-performance thin-layer chromatographic (HPTLC) method is developed for the simultaneous analysis of amlodipine and benazepril in pharmaceutical formulations. The method uses zolpidem as an internal standard (IS). The stationary phase used is silica gel 60 F254 prewashed with methanol. The mobile phase consists of an ethyl acetate-methanol-ammonia solution (8.5:2.0:1.0, v/v/v). Detection and quantitation are performed densitometrically at lambda = 254 nm. The Rf values of amlodipine, benazepril, and zolpidem (IS) are 0.58, 0.50, and 0.78, respectively. The limits of detection of amlodipine and benazepril are 0.02 and 0.2 microg; linearity ranges are 0.1-0.8 and 0.2-2.0 microg; and the percentage recoveries are 99.79% and 100.25%, respectively.

  14. Evidence for preferential repair of 3-carbethoxypsoralen plus UVA induced DNA lesions in the active MAT alpha locus in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using the UvrABC assay. (United States)

    Méniel, V; Brouwer, J; Averbeck, D


    The occurrence of preferential repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae of the active MAT alpha locus compared with the inactive HML alpha locus was confirmed after 254 nm UV irradiation. Experiments carried out using the UvrABC excinuclease assay with the monofunctional furocoumarin 3-carbethoxypsoralen (3-CPs) plus UVA radiation which induce mainly monoadducts in DNA demonstrated preferential repair of the active MAT alpha locus compared with the inactive HML alpha locus in a SIR+ strain. However, as after 254 nm UV irradiation, no difference in the rate of removal of 3-CPs plus UVA induced lesions was observed between the two loci in the sir-3 mutant in which both loci are active. Thus, it appears that 3-CPs plus UVA induced monoadducts as well as pyrimidine dimers are subject to preferential repair.

  15. Orientia, rickettsia, and leptospira pathogens as causes of CNS infections in Laos

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    Dittrich, Sabine; Rattanavong, Sayaphet; Lee, Sue J;


    BACKGROUND: Scrub typhus (caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi), murine typhus (caused by Rickettsia typhi), and leptospirosis are common causes of febrile illness in Asia; meningitis and meningoencephalitis are severe complications. However, scarce data exist for the burden of these pathogens......, Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae, S suis) and O tsutsugamushi, Rickettsia typhi/Rickettsia spp, and Leptospira spp infections in blood or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). We analysed and compared causes and clinical and CSF characteristics between patient groups. FINDINGS: 1051 (95%) of 1112...... patients who presented had CSF available for analysis, of whom 254 (24%) had a CNS infection attributable to a bacterial or fungal pathogen. 90 (35%) of these 254 infections were caused by O tsutsugamushi, R typhi/Rickettsia spp, or Leptospira spp. These pathogens were significantly more frequent than...


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    Jacek Leszczyński


    Full Text Available In this paper, the application of ozonation processes for stabilized landfill leachate treatment was investigated. The leachate came from a municipal sanitary landfill located nearby Bielsk Podlaski. The average values of its main parameters were: pH 8.23; COD 870 mgO2/dm3; BOD 90 mgO2/dm3; NH4+ 136.2 mgN/dm3; UV254 absorbance 0.312 and turbidity 14 NTU. The ozone dosages used were in the range of 115.5 to 808.5 mgO3/dm3 of the leachate. The maximum COD, color and UV254 absorbance removal wa.5 mgO3/dm3. After oxidation, the ratio of BOD/COD was increased from 0.1 up to 0.23.

  17. Development of a magnetic coagulant based on Moringa oleifera seed extract for water treatment. (United States)

    Santos, Tássia R T; Silva, Marcela F; Nishi, Leticia; Vieira, Angélica M S; Klein, Márcia R F; Andrade, Murilo B; Vieira, Marcelo F; Bergamasco, Rosângela


    In this work, to evaluate the effectiveness of the coagulation/flocculation using a natural coagulant, using Moringa oleifera Lam functionalized with magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, producing flakes that are attracted by an external magnetic field, thereby allowing a fast settling and separation of the clarified liquid, is proposed. The removal efficiency of the parameters, apparent color, turbidity, and compounds with UV254nm absorption, was evaluated. The magnetic functionalized M. oleifera Lam coagulant could effectively remove 90 % of turbidity, 85 % of apparent color, and 50 % for the compounds with absorption at UV254nm, in surface waters under the influence of an external magnetic field within 30 min. It was found that the coagulation/flocculation treatment using magnetic functionalized M. oleifera Lam coagulant was able to reduce the values of the physico-chemical parameters evaluated with reduced settling time.

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  19. Characterization of Humic Acid in the Chemical Oxidation Technology (II) - Characteristics by Ozonation -

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    Lee, D.S.; Jung, Y.R. [Kangwon National University, Chunchon (Korea)


    In this paper, ozonation of humic acid in water was characterized using UV{sub 254} absorbance, TOC, Ultra Filtration and {sup 13}C-NMR. Also, carbonyl compounds in ozonated water were analyzed by GC/MS using PFBOA method. Ozonation by-products of water containing humic acid were determined as formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acetone, glyoxal and methylglyoxal. Results of UV{sub 254} absorbance and TOC with ozonation time at humic acid 20, 100 ppm represent that decrease rate of 80% within ozonation time is 20 min and TOC removal rate of 40-50% within ozonation time is 30 min. Results for {sup 13}C-NMR and Ultra Filtration, humic acid of high molecular weight by ozonation are oxidated and decomposed so that it was conversed low molecular weight such as aldehydes, carboxylic acid. (author). 7 refs., 3 tabs., 9 figs.

  20. Biological pretreatment of Yellow River water

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    XIE Shu-guang; TANG Xiao-yan; WU Wei-zhong; WEN Dong-hui; WANG Zhan-sheng


    Bio-ceramic filter(BF) and moving-bed biofilm reactor(MBBR) were used for biological pretreatment of Yellow River water in this study. The BF only had slight advantage over MBBR for TOC and ammonia removal. However, like UV254, the average removal rate of THMFP in the BF was much higher than that in the MBBR. UV254 removal did not show obvious correlation with trihalomethane formation potential(THMFP) removal. Hexachlorocyclohexane could be effectively removed in both BF and MBBR. As for diatom and cyanobateria removal the MBBR had better performance than the BF, which was contrary to the average chlorophyll-a (Chi-a) removal rate. The proposal was made in this study that biological flocculation and sedimentation of sloughed biofilm should play a more important role on algae removal in the MBBR than in the BF. The BF and MBBR could effectively remove microcystins. Moreover, MBBR could be a promising technology for biological pretreatment.

  1. Pisolithus sp. tolerance to glyphosate and isoxaflutole in vitro

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    Mayara Cristina Silva Fernandes


    Full Text Available The ectomycorrhizal fungi have different tolerance to herbicides and may promote the survival and growth of the eucalypts tree. This study aimed to evaluate the tolerance of Pisolithus sp. isolates to glyphosate and isoxaflutole. The isolates evaluated were D3, D16, D17, Pt24 and UFVJM04. Glyphosate concentrations were: 0, 32, 63, 127 and 254 mg L-1 in liquid medium; 0, 32, 63, 127, 254, 507 and 1014 mg L-1 in solid medium. For isoxaflutole, the concentrations were 0, 295, 589, 1178 and 2355 mg L-1 for both media. Assays were independent for each herbicide and culture medium. The tolerance of isolates depended on the herbicide and its concentration in each type of culture medium. Pt24 was the most tolerant to glyphosate and the UFVJM04 to isoxaflutole. Glyphosate was more toxic to isolates of Pisolithus than isoxaflutole.

  2. Characterization of calmodulin-Fas death domain interaction: an integrated experimental and computational study. (United States)

    Fancy, Romone M; Wang, Lingyun; Napier, Tiara; Lin, Jiabei; Jing, Gu; Lucius, Aaron L; McDonald, Jay M; Zhou, Tong; Song, Yuhua


    The Fas death receptor-activated death-inducing signaling complex (DISC) regulates apoptosis in many normal and cancer cells. Qualitative biochemical experiments demonstrate that calmodulin (CaM) binds to the death domain of Fas. The interaction between CaM and Fas regulates Fas-mediated DISC formation. A quantitative understanding of the interaction between CaM and Fas is important for the optimal design of antagonists for CaM or Fas to regulate the CaM-Fas interaction, thus modulating Fas-mediated DISC formation and apoptosis. The V254N mutation of the Fas death domain (Fas DD) is analogous to an identified mutant allele of Fas in lpr-cg mice that have a deficiency in Fas-mediated apoptosis. In this study, the interactions of CaM with the Fas DD wild type (Fas DD WT) and with the Fas DD V254N mutant were characterized using isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC), circular dichroism spectroscopy (CD), and molecular dynamics (MD) simulations. ITC results reveal an endothermic binding characteristic and an entropy-driven interaction of CaM with Fas DD WT or with Fas DD V254N. The Fas DD V254N mutation decreased the association constant (Ka) for CaM-Fas DD binding from (1.79 ± 0.20) × 10(6) to (0.88 ± 0.14) × 10(6) M(-1) and slightly increased a standard state Gibbs free energy (ΔG°) for CaM-Fas DD binding from -8.87 ± 0.07 to -8.43 ± 0.10 kcal/mol. CD secondary structure analysis and MD simulation results did not show significant secondary structural changes of the Fas DD caused by the V254N mutation. The conformational and dynamical motion analyses, the analyses of hydrogen bond formation within the CaM binding region, the contact numbers of each residue, and the electrostatic potential for the CaM binding region based on MD simulations demonstrated changes caused by the Fas DD V254N mutation. These changes caused by the Fas DD V254N mutation could affect the van der Waals interactions and electrostatic interactions between CaM and Fas DD, thereby affecting

  3. Photolytic treatment of aqueous linear alkylbenzene sulfonate. (United States)

    Venhuis, Sarah Hatfield; Mehrvar, Mehrab


    Treatment of a model detergent compound, linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS), using photolytic processes was studied. In the photolytic degradation of LAS, both ultraviolet (UV) light at 254 nm wavelength and its combination with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) were investigated. Based on first-order rate constants, it was shown that 5000 mg/L of H2O2 for degradation of a 100-mg/L solution of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate was optimum. Addition of H2O2 at different illumination times with UV light at 254 nm did not improve first-order rate constants compared with the addition of H2O2 at the start of illumination. Degradation rates of the model compound (LAS) with three detergents were compared.

  4. Advanced treatment of stabilized landfill leachate after biochemical process with hydrocalumite chloride (Ca/Al-Cl LDH). (United States)

    Chen, Hua; Sun, Ying; Ruan, Xiuxiu; Yu, Ying; Zhu, Minying; Zhang, Jia; Zhou, Jizhi; Xu, Yunfeng; Liu, Jianyong; Qian, Guangren


    This study investigated the effectiveness of Ca/Al-Cl LDH for the treatment of stabilized landfill leachate. Experiments were performed including different dosage of Ca/Al-Cl LDH and comparison with different reagents, such as CaCl2 and AlCl3. As a result, Ca/Al-Cl LDH efficiently removed organic matters in stabilized landfill leachate with the maximum removal (59.41% COD, 62.06% DOC and 70.56% UV254) at the dose of 30g/L. According to UV254 and EEM, it is remarkable that the formation of Ca/Al-LDH has a greater beneficial to organic removal than other reagents, especially for fulvic acid-like and humic acid-like compounds. Moreover, the removal of fulvic acid-like compounds was much better than humic acid-like compounds. The previous compounds had more carboxylic groups, thus had a better removal selectivity.

  5. Negative refraction at deep-ultraviolet frequency in monocrystalline graphite


    Sun, Jingbo; Zhou, Ji; Kang, Lei; Wang, Rui; Meng, Xianguo; Li, Bo; Kang, Feiyu; Li, Longtu


    Negative refraction is such a prominent electromagnetic phenomenon that most researchers believe it can only occur in artificially engineered metamaterials. In this article, we report negative refraction for all incident angles for the first time in a naturally existing material. Using ellipsometry measurement of the equifrequency contour in the deep-ultraviolet frequency region (typically 254 nm), obvious negative refraction was demonstrated in monocrystalline graphite for incident angles ra...

  6. Behavior of macromolecules in adsorbed layers

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    牟伯中[1; 姚恒申[2; 罗平亚[3


    A model for describing the behavior ot macromoiecuies in aosoroea layers is developed by introducing a concept of distribution density of layer thickness U based on stochastic process and probabilistic statistics. The molecular behavior of layers adsorbed on clay particle surfaces is discussed; the random distribution and its statistics of the layer thickness are given by incorporating experimental results with an ionic polyelectrolyte with the molecular weight of 1.08×106and chain charged density of 0.254.

  7. Behavior of macromolecules in adsorbed layers

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    A model for describing the behavior of macromolecules in adsorbed layers is developed by introducing a concept of distribution density of layer thickness U based on stochastic process and probabilistic statistics. The molecular behavior of layers adsorbed on clay particle surfaces is discussed; the random distribution and its statistics of the layer thickness are given by incorporating experimental results with an ionic polyelectrolyte with the molecular weight of 1.08×106 and chain charged density of 0.254.

  8. Summary Report of the Summer Conference DARPA-Materials Research Council Held in La Jolla, California on 10 July thru 4 August 1989 (United States)


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  9. Discovery of a 7.6-hour high-spin isomer of einsteinium-256

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    Lougheed, R W; Daniels, W R; Hoffman, D C; Jackson, S V; Landrum, J H; Starner, J W; Wilhelmy, J B


    A 7.6-hour, beta-emitting isomer of /sup 256/Es has been produced via the (t, p) reaction by bombarding /sup 254g/Es with 16-MeV tritons. No evidence for an alpha branch has been found. A number of gamma rays have been observed, on the basis of which a partial decay scheme is proposed. It is concluded that the isomer has spin 7 or 8. (2 refs).

  10. Mathematical Approaches to WMD Defense and Vulnerability Assessments of Dynamic Networks (United States)


    measurement * U.S. Customary Units Multiply by International Units Divide by † Length/Area/Volume inch (in) 2.54 × 10...networks, taking into account real-world dynamics on critical infrastructures that are vulnerable to such attacks. Our research examines new modes of...settings. Thus, our analysis goes far beyond simple connectivity measures of graphs as a metric of damage, and considers much more relevant forms

  11. Strength Evolution in the Sintering of Bronze Powder Metal Compacts and Application to Thermal Cycle Design (United States)


    similar combination of high illumination ( xenon lamp ) and optical (blue) filters. However, they added a computer work station based video image...temperature and heating rate. At a sintering temperature of approximately 350°C the green strength of 10 MPa decreased 50% due to the annealing of the... Annealing 25 2.5.3 Sinter Strengthening 26 2.5.4 Thermal Softening 29 2.6 Statement of Hypothesis 29 Chapter 3. Experimental Procedures



    Miriama Kopernická; Tomáš Tóth; Ľuboš Harangozo; Beáta Volnová; Petra Kavalcová; Ádám Elek


    In the framework of monitoring, we have focused on the analysis of the levels of nickel, chromium, lead and mercury in 9 samples of sweet corn (frozen and canned) from the commercial network of the Slovak Republic. Homogenised samples of sweet corn were mineralized using microwave digestion unit MARS X-press and next analysed by atomic absorption spectrometer VARIAN 240 FS for tested metal concentration, excluding mercury which was was determined by automatic mercury analyser AMA 254.Nickel c...

  13. Drive system alignment calibration of a microgravity drop tower of novel design (United States)

    Trunins, J.; Osborne, B. P.; Augousti, A.


    We report here the calibration of the drive system of a new scientific facility for production of microgravity, operating on a novel design of electromagnetically driven platform. The construction achieves the design specification of alignment of the guide rails to better than 0.254mm across the entire guide rail height of 8m, despite a small lean to the right (within tolerance) and it was noted that this alignment is improved by the presence of the trolley that carries the platform.

  14. Measurement of Charmonium Production Cross Section at LHCb

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    Frosini, M


    The great abundance of charmonium states, collected from the start up of LHC, allows to study its production mechanism. In particular the total and differential $J/\\psi$ production cross section are measured in the transverse momentum range [0;10] GeV/$c$ and in the pseudorapidity range $y \\in$ [2.5;4]. The measurements are performed disentagling the prompt (direct production in $pp$ collisions and feed down from excited charmonium states) and delayed ($b$-hadron decays products) component.

  15. Identification of a Soluble Factor that Induces Cell Death and Growth Inhibition in Prostate Carcinoma Cells (United States)


    year report, we showed partial purification of PCIF activity using ultrafiltration , carboxymethyl (CM) - diethyaminopropyl (ANX) ion exchange columns...suspected that PCIF may form a complex with other protein(s) based upon the observation that the molecular weight (M.W.) of PCIF ranges between 10 – 25...Tubulin-specific chaperone A (Tubulin-folding cofactor A) (CFA) (TCP1-chaperonin cofactor A) 5.254 12.725 Q12904 Multisynthetase complex auxiliary

  16. Annular Pulse Shaping Technique for Large-Diameter Kolsky Bar Experiments on Concrete (United States)


    lt ag e (V ) Time (microsecond) Fig. 5 Linear incident wave generated using an annular copper pulse shaper (O.D. = 25.4 mm, I.D. = 14.4 mm). Note that...AFRL-RW-EG-TP-2014-005 Annular Pulse Shaping Technique for Large- Diameter Kolsky Bar Experiments on Concrete...NUMBER (Include area code) 13-6-2014 Technical Publication October 2012 - February 2014 ANNULAR PULSE SHAPING TECHNIQUE FOR LARGE-DIAMETER KOLSKY BAR

  17. Domain Modeling: NP_060052.3 [SAHG[Archive

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  18. 77 FR 1495 - Criteria for Determining Priorities Among Correctional Facility Health Professional Shortage Areas (United States)


    ...In accordance with the requirements of section 333A(b)(1) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Health Care Safety Net Amendments of 2002, 42 U.S.C. 254f-1(b)(1), the Secretary of HHS shall establish the criteria which she will use to make determinations under section 333A(a)(1)(A) of the health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) with the greatest shortages. This notice......

  19. Tropical Cyclone Structure and Motion (United States)


    Tropical Cyclone Structure And Motion Elizabeth A. Ritchie Department of Meteorology, Code MR/Ri Naval Postgraduate School 589 Dyer Rd., Room 254...resolution modeling and detailed observations to investigate physical processes by which the motion and structure of a tropical cyclone is modified...that motion and structure changes occur. Specific interactions being studied are with mesoscale convective systems (MCS) that have been hypothesized

  20. Development and Validation of a Precise, Single HPLC Method for the Determination of Tolperisone Impurities in API and Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms


    RAJU, Thummala; Seshadri, Raja; Arutla, Srinivas; MOHAN, Tharlapu; RAO, Ivaturi; NITTALA, Someswara


    A novel, sensitive, stability-indicating HPLC method has been developed for the quantitative estimation of Tolperisone-related impurities in both bulk drugs and pharmaceutical dosage forms. Effective chromatographic separation was achieved on a C18 stationary phase with a simple mobile phase combination delivered in a simple gradient programme, and quantitation was by ultraviolet detection at 254 nm. The mobile phase consisted of a buffer and acetonitrile delivered at a flow rate 1.0 ml/min. ...

  1. Physical Properties Data for Rock Salt (United States)


    few millimeters per year [421. In contrast with the the temperature is about 100°C and the pressure over Persian domes that are pushed up to some...sedimentssubssdedito a "rim syncline," while the monic) folding. Shearing and attenuation of folds, in central rocks were pushed upward by the dome...Bernberg, Editor, 25-254, UNESCO Symposium, Paris Symposium on the Geology and Tecnology of Gu Coast Salt, [ (1972). Baton Rouge, LA 1967

  2. Dicty_cDB: Contig-U10742-1 [Dicty_cDB

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  3. Total and Trimester-Specific Gestational Weight Gain and Offspring Birth and Early Childhood Weight

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    Scheers Andersson, Elina; Silventoinen, Karri; Tynelius, Per;


    , and possibly also second and third trimester GWG were associated with offspring BW within the twin pairs in the fully adjusted model (β = 0.08 z-score units, 95% CI: 0.001, 0.17; β = 1.32 z-score units, 95% CI: -0.29, 2.95; and β = 1.02 z-score units, 95% CI: -0.50, 2.54, respectively). Our findings, although...

  4. Hemoperitoneum: a diagnostic dilemma. A solid ovarian tumour mimicking ruptured ectopic pregnancy

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    Wills G. Sheelaa


    Full Text Available 39 year old sterilized women presented like ruptured ectopic pregnancy with 40 days amenorrhea, pain, and shock Urine Pregnancy Test negative. Culdocentesis was positive. Ultra sonogram confirmed hemoperitoneum and TO mass. Laparotomy revealed left solid ovarian tumour with tumour mass protruding from perforated site and hemoperitoneum. Histological diagnosis was granulosa cell (GC tumour Stage 1c. [Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2013; 2(2.000: 254-256

  5. Performance of solarphoto-catalytic oxidation process to degrade the nitrogen-containing organics derived from algae cells%太阳光催化氧化工艺对藻源含氮有机物的降解研究

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    王杰; 刘成; 朱浩强; 陈卫


    利用小试试验研究了太阳光/TiO2体系对铜绿微囊藻细胞内的溶解性有机氮(DON)的氧化降解过程,考察了氧化降解过程中总可溶性蛋白、多糖、UV254等指标的变化,分析了其作用机理.结果表明,7h处理后,太阳光/TiO2体系对水样中的DON降解率为29%,且降解过程中TN含量基本没有变化,而NH4+和NO3-的浓度明显增加;氧化过程中,总可溶性蛋白和多糖的含量明显减少,去除率达48.6%和54.5%.水样的浑浊度、UV254和DOC也有不同程度的去除.%Bench-scale tests were conducted to study the efficiency and mechanisms of the degradation of Dissolved Organic Nitrogen (DON) by solar/TiO2 photo-catalytic. The variations of soluble protein, polysaccharide and UV254 were also investigated to estimate the degradation efficiency. The elimination rate of DON was 29% after 7hours’ treatment. The concentration of NH4+ and NO3- was increased significantly while TN had no noticeable change. Additionally, the elimination rates of soluble protein and polysaccharide were 48.6% and 54.5%, respectively. Other water quality indexes like UV254, turbidity and DOC were also decreased moderately in this process.

  6. Using of Photochemical H2O2/UVC Decontamination Cell for Heavily Polluted Waters


    Žebrák, R.; Mašín, P.; Klusoň, P. (Petr); Krystyník, P. (Pavel)


    The presented contribution focuses on the complex study of the pilot-scale photochemical H2O2/UVC system arranged as the ex-situ decontamination cell for heavily polluted waters (contamination with organic substances. The method principle comprises the rational decomposition of hydrogen peroxide induced by UV-C (254 nm). The produced OH radicals are very efficient oxidation species enabling the direct destruction of wide spectrum of organic compounds (polyaromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinat...

  7. Teachers' attitudes and beliefs about homosexuality


    Pérez i Testor, Carles; Behar Algranti, Júlia; Davins, M.; Conde Sala, Josep Lluís; Castillo, J.A.; Salamero, Manel; Alomar, E; Segarra, S


    Schools play a key role in transmitting attitudes towards sexual diversity. Many studies stress the importance of teachers" and other professionals" attitudes towards gay men and/or lesbian women. This study evaluates attitudes and prejudices toward homosexuality in a sample of 254 elementary and high school teachers in Barcelona and its surrounding area. The results obtained using a scale of overt and subtle prejudice and a scale of perceived discrepancy of values indicate that discrepancy b...

  8. Impact resistance of hybrid composite fan blade materials (United States)

    Friedrich, L. A.


    Improved resistance to foreign object damage was demonstrated for hybrid composite simulated blade specimens. Transply metallic reinforcement offered additional improvement in resistance to gelatin projectile impacts. Metallic leading edge protection permitted equivalent-to-titanium performance of the hybrid composite simulated blade specimen for impacts with 1.27 cm and 2.54 cm (0.50 and 1.00 inch) diameter gelatin spheres.

  9. Learnable Models for Information Diffusion and its Associated User Behavior in Micro-blogosphere (United States)


    derived from the Enron Email Dataset (Klimt and Yang, 2004) by extracting the senders and the recipients and linking those that had bidirectional...communications. It has 4,254 nodes and 44,314 directed links (the Enron network). The last one is a network of people that was derived from the “list, 3.726 for the Enron network and 4.700 for the Wikipedia network. 6 Opinion propagation is directional. Choosing bidirectional networks means

  10. Exsanguination Shock: The Next Frontier in Prevention of Battlefield Mortality (United States)


    Role of central nervous system in renal nerve activity during prolonged hemorrhagic shock in dogs . Am J Physiol. 1988;254:R761–769. 15. Landry DW...that the failure of one or more vital organs, such as the heart, lungs, or small intestine, may be a root cause. In fact, in swine models of severe...hemorrhage and tissue injury, studied by Sondeen and others in this issue, death in resus- citation failures is often precipitated by respiratory arrest

  11. Pilot-scale Experiment on Ultrafiltration Membrane for Process Transformation of Waterworks%超滤膜用于水厂工艺改造的中试研究

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    张耀宗; 王启山


    采用超滤膜结合水厂的传统处理工艺,考察了絮凝/沉淀/超滤组合工艺(工艺1)和絮凝/沉淀/砂滤/超滤组合工艺(工艺2)对不同水质期的滦河原水的处理效果.结果表明,两种工艺对浊度均具有良好的去除效果,出水浊度都稳定在0.1 NTU以下;相比之下,工艺2对CODMn、UV254、TOC和氨氮的去除效果更好,并且其出水水质更稳定,抗水质冲击能力更强,可用通量和产水率更高;两种工艺对DOM和UV254的去除作用主要体现在分子质量>30 ku的有机物上.%The combined process of flocculation, sedimentation and ultrafiltration membrane (process 1) and the combined process of flocculation, sedimentation, sand filtration and ultrafiltration membrane (process 2 ) were used to treat Luan River water. The treatment efficiency of the two combined processes in different water quality periods was investigated. The results showed that turbidity could be effectively removed by the two combined processes, and the effluent turbidity was all less than 0.1 NTU. Compared with the process 1, the process 2 has better removal rates of CODMnl, UV254, NH3 - N and TOC, a more stable effluent quality, a stronger shock load resistance and a higher membrane flux and permeability. The removal of DOM and UV254 in the two processes was mainly reflected in the molecular weight range of more than 30 ku.

  12. Complete Sequences of Six IncA/C Plasmids of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serotype Newport. (United States)

    Cao, Guojie; Allard, Marc W; Hoffmann, Maria; Monday, Steven R; Muruvanda, Tim; Luo, Yan; Payne, Justin; Rump, Lydia; Meng, Kevin; Zhao, Shaohua; McDermott, Patrick F; Brown, Eric W; Meng, Jianghong


    Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype Newport has been a long-standing public health concern in the United States. We present the complete sequences of six IncA/C plasmids from animal-derived MDR S. Newport ranging from 80.1 to 158.5 kb. They shared a genetic backbone with S. Newport IncA/C plasmids pSN254 and pAM04528.

  13. Research on The Optional Yeast Fermentation Performance%自选酵母发酵性能的研究

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    段晨凯; 刘树文


    This study adopts experiment materials from xinjiang shihezi local collection fresh ripe red grape used as an experimental raw material,the XJD-2 already screening good wine yeast and D254 yeast,and the physical and chemical analysis and wine sensual evaluation.The results showed that: Breeding XJD-2 fast growth and reproduction of yeast,fermentation ability,to the grape juice has a strong adaptability to the sugar 400g / L,SO2 200mg / L,alcohol 15%,acid content 15g / L of grape juice fermentation;can be 10 ~ 35 ℃ temperature range of fermentation,the optimum temperature range is wide;and France compared to the fermentation of yeast D254 almost the same rate and adaptability.The wine fermented with yeast to clarify,taste pure soft wine coordination features.%用自选xjd-2酵母和法国酵母D254酵母酿酒,对葡萄酒进行理化分析和感官评价。结果表明:xjd-2生长繁殖快、酵母发酵力强,对葡萄汁有很强的适应能力,能在含糖〉400g/L、SO2〉200mg/L、酒度〉15%、含酸量〉15g/L的葡萄汁中发酵;并能在10~35℃温度下发酵,温度适应范围广;与法国酵母D254相比发酵速率和适应能力几乎一致。且该酵母发酵的葡萄酒具有澄清、口味纯净柔和、酒体协调的特点。

  14. An Investigation of the Effects of Protege Gender on Responses to Mentoring (United States)

    Baugh; Lankau; Scandura


    Review of the literature on mentoring at work reveals a paucity of studies investigating gender differences in responses to mentoring. Relations of mentoring status and protege gender to organizational commitment, job satisfaction, career progress expectations, perceived employment alternatives, role conflict, and role ambiguity are reported for a sample of 254 managers. Results indicate that having a mentor may be associated with a more positive job experience and the perception of more employment alternatives elsewhere. Implications for future research are discussed.

  15. New Refractive Surgery Procedures and Their Implications for Aviation Safety (United States)


    System – P990078 . At URL: www .fda .gov/cdrh/mda/docs/p990079 .html . (Ac- cessed 7/02) . 254 . Moreira H, Campos M, Sawusch MR, McDon- nell JM, et...evaluation at 8 years . [Article in French] J Fr Ophthalmol . Apr 1999; 22(3):323-7 . 311 . Jimenez-Alfaro I, Benitez del Castillo JM, Garcia- Feijoo J, Gil

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  17. Influence of Seed pre-treatment by UV-A and UV-C radiation on germination and growth of Mung beans

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    *N. Hamid


    Full Text Available The consequence of pre-treatment of UV-A (366 nm and UV-C (254 nm radiation on seed germination and growth of Vigna radiata was investigated at three different exposure period (2, 4 and 6 hours. Supplementation of UV-A enhanced the germination rate, specific leaf area, root and shoot length and dry weight than the UV-C supplemented plants.

  18. Comparative effect of simulated solar light, UV, UV/H202 and photo-Fenton treatment (UV Vis/H2O2/Fe-2+,Fe-3+) in the Escherichia colt inactivation in artificial seawater


    Rubio, D.; Nebot, E.; Casanueva, J. F.; Pulgarin, C


    Innovative disinfection technologies are being studied for seawater, seeking a viable alternative to chlorination. This study proposes the use of H2O2/UV254 and photo-Fenton as disinfection treatment in seawater. The irradiations were carried out using a sunlight simulator (Suntest) and a cylindrical UV reactor. The efficiency of the treatment was compared for Milli-Q water, Leman Lake water and artificial seawater. The presence of bicarbonates and organic matter was investigated in order to ...

  19. 48 CFR 12.504 - Applicability of certain laws to subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items. (United States)


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  20. Development and Evaluation of the Officer Transition Survey and Proxy Group Design (United States)


    attrition, pregnancy/ parenthood attrition, and attrition due to deviance-related issues were more prevalent. A follow-up study based on the FY03...N % Sample Size 169 -- 485 -- Marital Status Single , never married 70 41.4 198 40.8 Married 85 50.3 254 52.4 Legally separated or filing for...Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (e.g., Samoan, Guamanian, Chamorro) White 5. What is your current marital status? Single , never married Married

  1. Analogs of Estrogen Metabolites as Probes of Estrogen-Induced Tumorigenesis (United States)


    and unique biological actions in several extrahepatic tissues where they are produced. Access to selective inhibitors of the enzymes that benzopyrones and quinolones was independently demonstrated by S. Torii and V. Kalinin. Kalinin reacted o-iodophenol 166, and terminal alkynes (2...synthetic studies aimed toward antitumor antibiotic 0 ,OTHP KF, 18-Crown-6 IOTHP & TBS anhydr.DMF - IY 255 254 0 KF, 18-Crown-6 . MeOH,.DMF 1I 0 OTHP

  2. Development of Elastomeric Polypeptide Biomaterials (United States)


    Fars. B., Chipman. S. D.. Toselli . P., Oakes. B. W.. and Franzblau. C. (1985). Biochem. Biophys. Acta 840, 245-254. Berg, R. A.. and Prockop. D. J...P. Toselli , B. W. Oakes and C. Franzblau, "Alteration of the Extracellular Matrix of Smooth Muscle Cells by Ascorbate Treatment," Biochim. Biophys...1980), p. 515. [63] L. M. Barone, B. Faris, S.D. Chipman, P. Toselli , B. W. Oakes, and C. Franzblau. Biochim. Bio- phys. Acta 840, 245 (1985). $ [64] F

  3. Graphics-Based Parallel Programming Tools (United States)


    AD-A254 406 (9 FINAL REPORT DLECTF ’AUG 13 1992 Graphics-Based Parallel Programming Tools .p Janice E. Cuny, Principal Investigator Department of...suggest parallel (either because we use a parallel graph rewriting mechanism or because we apply our results to parallel programming ), we interpret it to...was to provide support for the ex- plicit representation of graphs for use within a parallel programming environ- ment. In our environment, we view a

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  5. Aircraft Fuel Systems Career Ladder. (United States)


    type fittings remove and install fuel cells clean work areas inspect aircraft for safety pin installation purge tanks or cells using blow purge method...INSPECT AIRCRAFT FOR SAFETY PIN INSTALLATION 84 H254 PURGE TANKS OR CELLS USING BLOW PURGE METHOD 83 H227 CHECK AIRCRAFT FOR LIQUID OXYGEN (LOX...H243 INSPECT AIRCRAFT FOR SAFETY PIN INSTALLATION 52 M483 MIX SEALANTS BY HAND 48 K372 CONNECT OR DISCONNECT WIGGINS TYPE FITTINGS 48 H236 DISCONNECT

  6. New Challenge to the Existing Fuelling Technique for ITER

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    DENGBaiquan; PENGLilin


    A new challenge to the existing pellet fuelling technique for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) has been discussed by computing ablation rate using Kuteev lentil model with considering the kinetic effects. Numerical integral results show the existing pellet injection technique will be difficult to meet the deep fuelling requirement for the reactor relevant plasma of ITER. As high as a pressure of 254 MPa should be applied to the pellet accelerator of 2-meters long single stage pneumatic gun,

  7. Functional Balance Training Using a Domed Device (United States)


    core” implies, it is the central portion of the body, or torso, where stabilization of the abdominal, paraspinal, and gluteal muscles are critical...P.W. Core stability exercise in chronic low back pain . Orthop. Clin. N. Am. 34:245–254. 2003. 54 February 2005 • Strength and Conditioning Journal...imbalance and low back pain in athletes: influ- ence of core strengthening. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 34(1):9–16. 2002. 13. Nashner, L.M. Practical

  8. Moving on From Millennials: Preparing for Generation Z. (United States)

    Shatto, Bobbi; Erwin, Kelly


    Much has been written about teaching Millennials; however, little has been discussed about Generation Z-those just entering college. Nursing instructors must adapt to the upcoming generation's mobile tech-savviness and self-directed learning, which often is accompanied by a lack of critical thinking skills. Teaching strategies and incorporating technology are highlighted. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2016;47(6):253-254.

  9. 76 FR 13944 - Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; State of California; Regional Haze... (United States)


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  10. Large Area Graphene Synthesis and its Applications (United States)


    830688,Richardson 75083-0688,United States ,TX,75083-0688 8. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER N/A 9. SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY NAME(S) AND...demonstrated various graphene-based functional nanoelectronic devices. 15. SUBJECT TERMS nano materials, nano science and technology, nano technology...minutes to purge humidity and residual gases . While maintaining the O2 flow, UV irradiation was done with a 20 mW/cm2 low-pressure Hg lamp with 254 nm

  11. Acute Dermal Toxicity Potential of the Holston Compounds: Virgin DMSO, DMSO Recycle Solvent, and DMSO Evaporator Sludge in Male and Female Rabbits (United States)


    Colum: LiChrosorb- RP18 . 1/4" x 12" so RDX Detector: IT. 215-290 nm in I00C 10 mm increments TAX Solvet System: 80% water SEX 20:- methanol rlow Rate...2.5 *l1imIn Injection Volume: 10 microliters 11. Column: LUChrosorb- RP18 1/4" x 12" as No component Detector: OV at 254 am separation Solvent System

  12. Investigation of Metastatic Breast Tumor Heterogeneity and Progression Using Dual Optical/SPECT Imaging. Addendum (United States)


    an 18 gauge hypodermic needle was inserted. There are five different radial positions for the needle rang- ing from the center to just below the...surface, with step size of 2.54 mm. The light is emitted from the tapered end of the optical fiber 1 mm in size which was threaded through the needle ;41...light propagation in highly scattering tissues. I. Model predictions and comparison with diffusion theory ,” IEEE Trans. Biol. Eng. 36, 1162–1168 1989

  13. Contingent Weighting in Judgment and Choice. (United States)


    Review, 94, 236-254. Grether, D. M., & Plott, C. R. (1979). Economic theory of choice and the preference rever- sal phenomenon. American Economic Review , 69...805-824. Loomes, G., & Sugden, R. (1983). A rationale for preference reversal. American Economic Review , 73, 428-432. Payne, J. W. (1982). Contingent...Lichtenstein, S. (1983). Preference reversals: A broader perspective. American Economic Review , 73, 596-605. Slovic, P., Lichtenstein, S

  14. Military Enlistments: What Can We Learn from Geographic Variation? (United States)


    American Economic Review , Vol. 77, No. 2, May 1967, pp. 19- S31. Ash, Colin...Udis, Bernard, and McNown, Robert F. ’Enlistments in the All-volunteer Force: A Military Personnel Supply Model and Its Forecasts,’ American Economic Review , Vol...8217 American Economic Review , Vol. 59, No. 3, June 1969, pp. 239-254. Friedman, Milton. Price Theory (Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1976).

  15. Energy policy and reserach planning. Citations from the NTIS data base (United States)

    Hundemann, A. S.


    Citations relative to planning for future U.S. energy needs on both national and state government levels are presented. The history and development of national and state legislation and regulations, Project Independence studies, and assessment of the effects of deregulation are included. Technical, economic, and environmental considerations in energy planning are also covered. This updated bibliography contains 254 citations, 77 of which are new entries to the previous edition.

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  17. Demonstration and Validation of a Regenerated Cellulose Dialysis Membrane Diffusion Sampler for Monitoring Ground Water Quality and Remediation Progress at DoD Sites for Perchlorate and Explosives Compounds (United States)


    Preparation and Mobilization .................................................................. 24  5.5.2 Field Demonstration Sampling Events...pertinent requirements include: 1.III.02.n; 130; 145; 244; 246; 249; 254; 255; and 1701. 4 2.0 TECHNOLOGY 2.1 TECHONOLOGY DESCRIPTION Most...protective mesh. 24 5.5 FIELD TESTING 5.5.1 Field Demonstration Preparation and Mobilization Access to and integrity of the wells to be sampled at

  18. The Future of Human Space Exploration: Toward Cooperation or Competition? (United States)


    very difficult to find an exploration scenario that actually fits within this very restrictive budget guidance.‖118 Therefore, the committee came...the Air Force fighter pilot core.253 Unlike the U.S. Mercury astronauts, the taikonauts‘ identities were not initially that ESA participates in the Italian-French base to research future missions to other planets , using the base as a model for extraterrestrial

  19. The Effectiveness of Counterterrorist Policies in Uzbekistan (United States)


    shoppers in groceries) and “there are no meaningful patterns that show what behavior indicates planning or preparation for terrorism.”30...Uzbekistan Tightens Transportation Security,” Central Asia Online , February 15, August 12, 2011. 254. “Uzbekistan: Defense Budget,” Jane’s Defense...2012. Central Asia Online . “Uzbekistan Tightens Transportation Security

  20. External Strategic Analysis of the Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Industry and Potential Market Opportunities for Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (United States)


    fashion . In 2004, the private partners accounted for only 2.2% of the $25.4 billion dollars of work performed; however, that figure is growing every year...resources on a more cost-effective basis” (Siemens PLM , 2008). Utilizing a total asset management approach assists firms in focusing their efforts on core...competencies required by the military aviation enterprise (Siemens PLM , 2008). 6) Competitive Position Transitioning to Industry – Implementation