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  1. An Analysis of Citizen Participation Programs Relating to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (P.L. 92-500): Case Studies of the Washington County Project; State of Wisconsin; and Dane County, Wisconsin Programs.

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    Salmon, Elizabeth E.

    The thesis, which presents an analysis of three Wisconsin citizen participation programs relating to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-500), has identified the adult education role in teaching and applying skills, promoting growth in governmental understanding, assisting in public planning and…

  2. 3PL, 4PL and insourcing logistics

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    Mauro Vivaldini

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Logistics services have evolved and changed over time, especially in the hiring of them according to the concepts of 3PL (third party logistics, 4PL (fourth party logistics or insourcing logistics. 3PL service is a consolidated business, 4PL is an option for outsourcing logistics and has already been adopted by some organizations, and insourcing logistics suggests the return of these activities being internalized by companies, which is still a relatively unexplored subject in logistics literature. Analyzing these themes in the literature, this study updates the view on them and proposes a conceptual framework that classifies the different models of logistics services, showing the different options that can be adopted to help the company decide how to run their logistics services.

  3. Uniqueness of PL Minimal Surfaces

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    Yi NI

    2007-01-01

    Using a standard fact in hyperbolic geometry, we give a simple proof of the uniqueness of PL minimal surfaces, thus filling in a gap in the original proof of Jaco and Rubinstein. Moreover, in order to clarify some ambiguity, we sharpen the definition of PL minimal surfaces, and prove a technical lemma on the Plateau problem in the hyperbolic space.

  4. Oracle PL/SQL Programming

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    Feuerstein, Steven

    2009-01-01

    This book is the definitive reference on PL/SQL, considered throughout the database community to be the best Oracle programming book available. Like its predecessors, this fifth edition of Oracle PL/SQL Programming covers language fundamentals, advanced coding techniques, and best practices for using Oracle's powerful procedural language. Thoroughly updated for Oracle Database 11g Release 2, this edition reveals new PL/SQL features and provides extensive code samples, ranging from simple examples to complex and complete applications, in the book and on the companion website. This indispensab

  5. Oracle PL/SQL Programming

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    Feuerstein, Steven

    2005-01-01

    The fourth edition is a comprehensive update, adding significant new content and extending coverage to Oracle Database 10g Release 2. It adds brand-new chapters on security, I/O (file, email, and Web), and internationalization. New features include the PL/SQL optimizing compiler, conditional compilation, compile-time warnings, regular expressions, and much more. Co-authored by the world's foremost PL/SQL authority, Steven Feuerstein, this classic reference provides language syntax, best practices, and extensive code

  6. Oracle PL/SQL programming

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    Feuerstein, Steven

    2014-01-01

    Considered the best Oracle PL/SQL programming guide by the Oracle community, this definitive guide is precisely what you need to make the most of Oracle’s powerful procedural language. The sixth edition describes the features and capabilities of PL/SQL up through Oracle Database 12c Release 1. Hundreds of thousands of PL/SQL developers have benefited from this book over the last twenty years; this edition continues that tradition. With extensive code examples and a lively sense of humor, this book explains language fundamentals, explores advanced coding techniques, and offers best practices to help you solve real-world problems. * Get PL/SQL programs up and running quickly, with clear instructions for executing, tracing, testing, debugging, and managing code * Understand new 12.1 features, including the ACCESSIBLE_BY clause, WITH FUNCTION and UDF pragma, BEQUEATH CURRENT_USER for views, and new conditional compilation directives * Take advantage of extensive code samples, from easy-to-follow examples to reu...

  7. 24 CFR 92.500 - The HOME Investment Trust Fund.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false The HOME Investment Trust Fund. 92... Investment Trust Fund. (a) General. A HOME Investment Trust Fund consists of the accounts described in this... Investment Trust Fund United States Treasury account for each participating jurisdiction. Each...

  8. de plántula

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    Luis Manuel González

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Se estudió el efecto que ejerce la sequía simulada con PEG-6000 en algunas variables del régimen hídrico y la concentración de pigmentos en siete variedades de trigo, obtenidas en Cuba por radioinducción de mutaciones. Los resultados indicaron una ligera disminución significativa en el contenido total de agua de las plántulas y el contenido relativo de agua de las hojas por efecto del estrés, pero sin diferencias substanciales entre variedades; mientras que la transpiración de las hojas y la concentración de pigmentos disminuyó significativamente en dependencia del grado de tolerancia de las variedades. Se concluye que las variedades INIFAT RM-26, e INIFAT RM-36 sufrieron las menores afectaciones en las variables del régimen hídrico y la concentración de pigmento, lo que indica que pudieran tener cierta tolerancia a la sequía y que la transpiración, el contenido de clorofilas y carotenoides pudieran ser usados como indicadores para la selección de variedades tolerantes al estrés.

  9. Performance evaluation of PL-11 platelet analyzer

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    张有涛

    2013-01-01

    Objective To evaluate and report the performance of PL-11 platelet analyzer. Methods Intravenous blood sam-ples anticoagulated with EDTA-K2 and sodium citrate were tested by the PL-11 platelet analyzer to evaluate the intra-assay and interassay coefficient of variation(CV),

  10. The molecular evolution of PL10 homologs

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    Chang Ti-Cheng

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background PL10 homologs exist in a wide range of eukaryotes from yeast, plants to animals. They share a DEAD motif and belong to the DEAD-box polypeptide 3 (DDX3 subfamily with a major role in RNA metabolism. The lineage-specific expression patterns and various genomic structures and locations of PL10 homologs indicate these homologs have an interesting evolutionary history. Results Phylogenetic analyses revealed that, in addition to the sex chromosome-linked PL10 homologs, DDX3X and DDX3Y, a single autosomal PL10 putative homologous sequence is present in each genome of the studied non-rodent eutheria. These autosomal homologous sequences originated from the retroposition of DDX3X but were pseudogenized during the evolution. In rodents, besides Ddx3x and Ddx3y, we found not only Pl10 but another autosomal homologous region, both of which also originated from the Ddx3x retroposition. These retropositions occurred after the divergence of eutheria and opossum. In contrast, an additional X putative homologous sequence was detected in primates and originated from the transposition of DDX3Y. The evolution of PL10 homologs was under positive selection and the elevated Ka/Ks ratios were observed in the eutherian lineages for DDX3Y but not PL10 and DDX3X, suggesting relaxed selective constraints on DDX3Y. Contrary to the highly conserved domains, several sites with relaxed selective constraints flanking the domains in the mammalian PL10 homologs may play roles in enhancing the gene function in a lineage-specific manner. Conclusion The eutherian DDX3X/DDX3Y in the X/Y-added region originated from the translocation of the ancient PL10 ortholog on the ancestral autosome, whereas the eutherian PL10 was retroposed from DDX3X. In addition to the functional PL10/DDX3X/DDX3Y, conserved homologous regions on the autosomes and X chromosome are present. The autosomal homologs were also derived from DDX3X, whereas the additional X-homologs were derived

  11. Cubiertas de plástico reforzado

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    Editorial, Equipo

    1960-07-01

    Full Text Available La casa Strutural Plastics Inc. de Fort Worth, Texas (EE. UU., ha fabricado los materiales utilizados para cubrir una superficie de 700 m2 con un producto plástico, de fibra de vidrio reforzada.

  12. Nodal collocation approximation for the multidimensional PL equations applied to transport source problems

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    Verdu, G. [Departamento de Ingenieria Quimica Y Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Cami de Vera, 14, 46022. Valencia (Spain); Capilla, M.; Talavera, C. F.; Ginestar, D. [Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Departamento de Matematica Aplicada, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Cami de Vera, 14, 46022. Valencia (Spain)

    2012-07-01

    PL equations are classical high order approximations to the transport equations which are based on the expansion of the angular dependence of the angular neutron flux and the nuclear cross sections in terms of spherical harmonics. A nodal collocation method is used to discretize the PL equations associated with a neutron source transport problem. The performance of the method is tested solving two 1D problems with analytical solution for the transport equation and a classical 2D problem. (authors)

  13. Oracle PL/SQL Language Pocket Reference

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    Feuerstein, Steven; Dawes, Chip

    2004-01-01

    While it's good to have a book with all the answers--like your trusty copy of Oracle PL/SQL Programming-- how often do you need all the answers? More likely, you just need a reminder, a quick answer to a problem you're up against. For these times, nothing's handier than the new edition of the Oracle PL/SQL Language Pocket Reference by PL/SQL experts Stephen Feuerstein, Bill Pribyl, and Chip Dawes. Newly updated for Oracle10g, this little book is always at the ready for the quick problem solving you need. The 3rd edition of this popular mini-reference boils down the most vital information fr

  14. Mocking in Oracle PL/SQL

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    2015-01-01

    Testing is not very popular in database development, so there are none common approaches how to test software written in database. Surprisingly one of the oldest DB still lacks of appropriate testing approach for its PL/SQL programs. SQLDeveloper's built-in test "framework" is far from excellence, especially it does not cover mocking which is inherent part of testing for any bigger system being developed. This talk will briefly introduce Edition-Based Redefinition by Oracle to be used for mocking.

  15. Low Temperature Photoluminescence (PL) from High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMTs)

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    2015-03-01

    TECHNICAL REPORT RDMR-WD-14-55 LOW TEMPERATURE PHOTOLUMINESCENCE (PL) FROM HIGH ELECTRON MOBILITY TRANSISTORS (HEMTS...DATE March 2015 3. REPORT TYPE AND DATES COVERED Final 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE Low Temperature Photoluminescence (PL) From High Electron...temperature Photoluminescence (PL) from High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) structures that have been modified by proton irradiation. The samples are

  16. Zum gotischen gen. pl. auf-ë

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    M. Grošelj

    1964-12-01

    Full Text Available Bekanntlich ist die got. Endung -ē eine Besonderheit, der in den übrigen germ. Sprachen nichts Vergleichbares gegenübersteht. Man nimmt wohl -allgemein an, dass es sich um eine innergot. Neuschöpfung handelt; auch ist eine idg. Endung des Gen. Pl. -ēm; linbelegt. Folgender Erklärungsversuch geht von der Annahme aus, dass die Triebkraft für dfese Neuschöpfupg in der Neigung zur Differenzierung des Maskulinums vom Femininum auf -ō (gibō : dagē zu suchen ist. Diese Neigung ist besonders im Nom. und Gen. bemerkbar.

  17. Syntax-directed documentation for PL360

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    Mills, H. D.

    1970-01-01

    PL360 is a phrase-structured programming language which provides the facilities of a symbolic machine language for the IBM 360 computers. An automatic process, syntax-directed documentation, is described which acquires programming documentation through the syntactical analysis of a program, followed by the interrogation of the originating programmer. This documentation can be dispensed through reports of file query replies when other programmers later need to know the program structure and its details. A key principle of the programming documentation process is that it is managed solely on the basis of the syntax of programs.

  18. de las artes plásticas

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    Julieta Castro Bonilla

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Las innovaciones que se producen día con día en los campos científico, tecnológico, ambiental, social, entre otros, afectan de manera significativa la educación y en consecuencia la labor que desempeñan los docentes. En este marco se le reconoce a la educación su función de orientar e impulsar políticas que respondan a las necesidades e intereses de quienes conforman el contexto social. El presente artículo pretende que quien imparte lecciones en el área de las Artes Plásticas comprenda que, como facilitador de los procesos de enseñanza y aprendizaje, debe fundamentar su práctica docente en referentes teóricos que les permitan a sus estudiantes trascender su análisis teórico y crítico, y llegar a propuestas concretas, realizables y transferibles a otros contextos. No debe nunca considerarse dueño absoluto de la verdad y del conocimiento. Debe eso sí tomar en consideración, de acuerdo con su formación y experiencia en esta área, referentes teóricos como el constructivismo, el holismo, la teoría de las inteligencias múltiples, la aplicación de la pedagogía, la psicología, la epistemología y la didáctica, que entrelazados con los contenidos propios del área de las Artes Plásticas, le permitan organizar un trabajo de aula reflexivo, que ofrezca la posibilidad de generar aprendizajes importantes. Por consiguiente, le corresponde al profesor de Artes Plásticas estudiar e investigar en forma rigurosa los fundamentos mencionados, así como practicar de manera constante técnicas artísticas variadas, pues le facilitan al estudiante el desarrollo de sus habilidades para aprender, para asimilar información eficiente y oportuna, para tomar decisiones, solucionar problemas e incrementar su creatividad

  19. Podnikatelský plán

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    Zemanová, Lucie

    2014-01-01

    Předmětem bakalářské práce je sestavení podnikatelského plánu pro organizaci příměstského plaveckého tábora pro děti, který každoročně pořádá plavecká škola Kometa Brno. Tato práce obsahuje veškeré potřebné informace a analýzy, které jsou nezbytné k vytvoření konkrétní nabídky a stanovení její vhodné marketingové strategie. Subject of bachelor´sthesis is focus on processing bussiness plan to organize suburban swimm camp for children,which is every year organised by an organize swimm Kometa...

  20. Soil burial method for plastic degradation performed by Pseudomonas PL-01, Bacillus PL-01, and indigenous bacteria

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    Shovitri, Maya; Nafi'ah, Risyatun; Antika, Titi Rindi; Alami, Nur Hidayatul; Kuswytasari, N. D.; Zulaikha, Enny

    2017-06-01

    Lately, plastic bag is becoming the most important pollutant for environment since it is difficult to be naturally degraded due to it consists of long hydrocarbon polymer chains. Our previous study indicated that our pure isolate Pseudomonas PL-01 and Bacillus PL-01 could degrade about 10% plastic bag. This present study was aimed to find out whether Pseudomonas PL01 and Bacillus PL01 put a positive effect to indigenous bacteria from marginal area in doing plastic degradation with a soil burial method. Beach sand was used as a representative marginal area, and mangrove sediment was used as a comparison. Plastics were submerged into unsterile beach sand with 10% of Pseudomonas PL-01 or Bacillus PL-01 containing liquid minimal salt medium (MSM) separately, while other plastics were submerged into unsterile mangrove sediments. After 4, 8, 12 and 16 weeks, their biofilm formation on their plastic surfaces and plastic degradation were measured. Results indicated that those 2 isolates put positive influent on biofilm formation and plastic degradation for indigenous beach sand bacteria. Bacillus PL-01 put higher influent than Pseudomonas PL-01. Plastic transparent was preferable degraded than black and white plastic bag `kresek'. But anyhow, indigenous mangrove soil bacteria showed the best performance in biofilm formation and plastic degradation, even without Pseudomonas PL-01 or Bacillus PL-01 addition. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analysis complemented the results; there were attenuated peaks with decreasing peaks transmittances. This FTIR peaks indicated chemical functional group changes happened among the plastic compounds after 16 weeks incubation time.

  1. Plástica mitral Mitral repair

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    Domingo M Braile

    1990-08-01

    Full Text Available Foram estudados 101 pacientes submetidos a plástica da valva mitral em seis anos, com seguimento de 100%. Entre eles, 36 eram do sexo masculino e 65 do sexo feminino, com idade variando de dois a 62 anos (M = 28 ± 16,4. Desses, 57 (56,4% foram submetidos apenas a abordagem valvar mitral. Os demais foram submetidos a procedimentos associados, como plástica tricúspide (9,9%, revascularização do miocárdio (4,0%, entre outros. Não foi registrado óbito imediato. O índice de mortalidade tardia foi de 2% (AVC hemorrágico após cinco anos e septicemia, no primeiro ano. As complicações não fatais foram representadas pela endocardite evidenciada em dois pacientes (2%, sendo tratados e curados, e um paciente com reestenose mitral pós-plástica por reagudização da doença reumática. O estudo atuarial revelou um índice de 79,0 ± 17,7% de sobrevida, um total de 76,3 ± 17,8% de pacientes livres de complicações, 80,0 ± 17,9% de reoperações, 100,0% livres de tromboembolismo. Os resultados ecodoplercardiográficos registraram que 89% dos pacientes evoluíram com ausência de insuficiência. Dos 11% restantes, 7,4% apresentram insuficiência mitral discreta, 2,4% moderada e 2% importante. De acordo com a classificação da NYHA, os pacientes das classes III (83,8% e IV (16,2% passaram para as classes I (33,3%, II (60,6%, III (4,1% e IV (2%. Os autores concluem que o anel de pericárdio flexível conforma-se perfeitamente com o anel valvar, não produz hemólise e se endoteliza completamente a médio prazo.A hundred-and-one patients were studied in six years, with 100% of follow-up. Among them, 36 were male and 65 female, with an age range of two to 62 years (mean 28 ± 16.4%. Fifty seven of them (56.4% underwent just a mitral surgery, the others and other associated procedures, as tricuspid plastic (9.9%, coronary artery revascularization (4.0%, among others. Hospital mortality was not registered. The late mortality rate was 2% for AVC

  2. de artes plásticas

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    Julieta Castro Bonilla

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El texto que a continuación presento, surge de una investigación en la que participan docentes que imparten lecciones en instituciones del sistema educativo y se preocupan por renovar sus prácticas pedagógicas con el propósito de que sus estudiantes ¬-niños y adolescentes-apliquen los aprendizajes mediante nuevas formas de expresión artística. En el artículo se menciona la metodología que aplica esa investigación, la cual se organiza mediante “fases” que facilitan espacios reflexivos que permiten valorar el trabajo docente mediante el enfoque cualitativo que promueve la investigación-acción en el aula. También se hace referencia a la fundamentación de una práctica pedagógica que le permite al profesor y a sus estudiantes, la posibilidad de asignar nuevos significados al trabajo que se realiza dentro y fuera del contexto escolar. Finalmente, se ofrecen algunas propuestas metodológicas que se dirigen de manera especial a quienes imparten lecciones de artes plásticas en la educación secundaria, aunque se pueden adecuar a otras poblaciones estudiantiles, mediante la planificación de proyectos que tiendan a mejorar las experiencias artísticas de quienes participan en los procesos de aprendizaje. Se espera que el texto facilite la organización de investigaciones que favorezcan la innovación en el aula.

  3. The PL "violet shift" of cerium dioxide on silicon

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    2001-01-01

    CeO2 thin film was fabricated by dual ion beam epitaxial technique. The phenomenon of PL violet shift at room temperature was observed, and the distance of shift was about 65 nm. After the analysis of crystal structure and valence in the compound were carried out by XRD and XPS technique, it was concluded that the PL shift was related with valence of cerium ion in the oxides. When the valence of cerium ion varied from tetravalence to trivalence, the PL peak position would move from blue region to violet region and the phenomenon of "violet shift" was observed.

  4. Codimension Two PL Embeddings of Spheres with Nonstandard Regular Neighborhoods

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    2007-01-01

    For a given polyhedron K (∪) M, the notation RM(K) denotes a regular neighborhood of K in M. The authors study the following problem: find all pairs (m, k)such that if K is a compact k-polyhedron and M a PL m-manifold, then RM(f(K)) ≌RM(g(K)) for each two homotopic PL embeddings f,g : K → M. It is proved that Rsk+2(Sk) (≌) Sk × D2 for each k ≥ 2 and some PL sphere Sk (∪) Sk+2 (even for any PL sphere Sk (∪) Sk+2 having an isolated non-locally flat point with the singularity Sk-1 (∪)Sk+1 such that π1(Sk+1 - Sk-1) (≌) Z).

  5. On Semantic Annotation in Clarin-PL Parallel Corpora

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    Violetta Koseska-Toszewa; Roman Roszko

    2015-01-01

    On Semantic Annotation in Clarin-PL Parallel Corpora In the article, the authors present a proposal for semantic annotation in Clarin-PL parallel corpora: Polish-Bulgarian-Russian and Polish-Lithuanian ones. Semantic annotation of quantification is a novum in developing sentence level semantics in multilingual parallel corpora. This is why our semantic annotation is manual. The authors hope it will be interesting to IT specialists working on automatic processing of the given natural langu...

  6. Podnikatelský plán

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    Bečvarovská, Klára

    2009-01-01

    The Diploma theses is about business plan. I talk about functions, types and common mistakes that are made during the plan writing. Next section is about joint venture, elevator pitch and plan structure itself. In the practical part I write about strategy of Russian company, that wants to expand to the Czech republic with the wood houses. I analyze demand, competition and describe our marketing strategy and how to succeed in Czech real estate market.

  7. Podnikatelský plán

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    Bečvarovská, Klára

    2009-01-01

    The Diploma theses is about business plan. I talk about functions, types and common mistakes that are made during the plan writing. Next section is about joint venture, elevator pitch and plan structure itself. In the practical part I write about strategy of Russian company, that wants to expand to the Czech republic with the wood houses. I analyze demand, competition and describe our marketing strategy and how to succeed in Czech real estate market.

  8. Twists of Pl\\"ucker coordinates as dimer partition functions

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    Scott, Jeanne

    2013-01-01

    The homogeneous coordinate ring of the Grassmannian Gr(k,n) has a cluster structure defined in terms of planar diagrams known as Postnikov diagrams. The cluster corresponding to such a diagram consists entirely of Pl\\"ucker coordinates. We introduce a twist map on Gr(k,n) related to the BZ-twist, and give an explicit Laurent expansion for the twist of an arbitrary Pl\\"ucker coordinate, in terms of the cluster variables associated with a fixed Postnikov diagram. The expansion arises as a (scaled) dimer partition function of a weighted version of the bipartite graph dual to the Postnikov diagram, modified by a boundary condition determined by the Pl\\"ucker coordinate.

  9. CAMAC facilities in the programming language PL-11

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    Russell, R D

    1973-01-01

    This paper describes features for programming CAMAC easily and efficiently in the programming language PL-11. PL-11 is an intermediate-level, machine-oriented programming language for the PDP-11 computer. It was designed and implemented as the programming tool for the on-line minicomputers used in data acquisition at the CERN OMEGA project. Because all the experiment electronics are connected to the computer via CAMAC, facilities have been incorporated into PL-11 that enable the physicists to program both CAMAC and the PDP-11 in a single language. This paper, which is a condensation of an earlier paper, discussed just the features of the language that are related to CAMAC.

  10. EOUG2000: Web publishing using PL/SQL and JAVA

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    Grancher, Eric

    2000-01-01

    At CERN, as increasingly elsewhere, server based applications using the PL/SQL cartridge and Java are preferred as they make minimum demands on the client and ease maintenance. The PL/SQL cartridge, the original method offered by Oracle, has proved reliable and effective. We have used it to build web applications for more than four years. Newer applications are using Servlets together with the application server. This paper presents the different techniques that we designed and the pitfalls that we encountered in diverse projects such as a technology transfer database, a product management tool and a system to keep track of physics events. Important considerations are security, ease of maintenance, transaction handling and modularity. Most of the experience has been gained using the PL/SQL cartridge and this will be contrasted and compared with the newer Java techniques…

  11. Syndrome in question: antisynthetase syndrome (anti-PL-7)*

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    Esposito, Ana Cláudia Cavalcante; Gige, Tatiana Cristina; Miot, Hélio Amante

    2016-01-01

    Antisynthetase syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by interstitial lung disease and/or inflammatory myositis, with positive antisynthetase antibodies (anti-Jo-1, anti-PL-7, anti-PL-12, ZO, OJ, anti-KE or KS). Other symptoms described include: non-erosive arthritis, fever, Raynaud's phenomenon, and "mechanic's hands." The first therapeutic option is corticotherapy, followed by other immunosuppressants. The prognosis of the disease is quite limited when compared to other inflammatory myopathies with negative antisynthetase antibodies. PMID:27828653

  12. Dynamic PL&T using Two Reference Nodes Equipped with Steered Directional Antenna for Significant PL&T Accuracy

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    Shakhakarmi, Niraj

    2012-01-01

    Dynamic Position Location and Tracking (PL&T) is proposed deploying the integrated approach of zone finding and triangulation using two friendly nodes equipped with Steered Directional Antenna (DA) in Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANET). This approach allows the system to use only two references instead of a typical 3 references for a straight triangulation. Moreover, the performance of the proposed algorithm with references using directional antennas shows significant improvement over triangulation using references with Omnidirectional antennas as the beam power is concentrated. However, dynamic switching of reference nodes is frequently required as the target moves outside the predicted zone. This paper presents a better tracking accuracy in using proposed dynamic PL&T as compared to other PL&T techniques. The multipath fading is also addressed with the use of KV transform coding technique which uses forward error correction and sample interleaving achieves greater than 90% tracking accuracy with BER...

  13. An Elementary Test of the Normal 2PL Model against the Normal 3PL Alternative. Research Report. ETS RR-06-14

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    Haberman, Shelby J.

    2006-01-01

    A simple score test of the normal two-parameter logistic (2PL) model is presented that examines the potential attraction of the normal three-parameter logistic (3PL) model for use with a particular item. Application is made to data from a test from the Praxis™ series. Results from this example raise the question whether the normal 3PL model should…

  14. Amenazas toxicológicas del plástico

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    El plástico representa el 80 de la basura marina que se origina de desperdicios terrestres. La presencia de estos desechos pásticos tiene un impacto negativo en el medioambiente, el turismo, la industria de la pesca y la navegación.

  15. 3PL: A Useful Model with a Mild Estimation Problem

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    Partchev, Ivailo

    2009-01-01

    This author has always felt a bit uneasy about the three parameter logistic (3PL) model because it seems about as prone to discovering guessing when guessing does not take place, as the Rasch model is reluctant to admit that guessing might ever take place at all. However, the author has attributed this to the prior "magic" employed when estimating…

  16. Casa de plástico, en Estados Unidos

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    Hamilton, RIchard W.

    1958-02-01

    Full Text Available La decisión de construir una casa enteramente de plásticos se basó en varios años de intensos estudios llevados a cabo por la Monsanto Chemical Companv y por el Departamento de Arquitectura del Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  17. The System of Register Labels in plWordNet

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    Marek Maziarz

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The System of Register Labels in plWordNet Stylistic registers influence word usage. Both traditional dictionaries and wordnets assign lexical units to registers, and there is a wide range of solutions. A system of register labels can be flat or hierarchical, with few labels or many, homogeneous or decomposed into sets of elementary features. We review the register label systems in lexicography, and then discuss our model, designed for plWordNet, a large wordnet for Polish. There follows a detailed comparative analysis of several register systems in Polish lexical resources. We also present the practical effect of the adoption of our flat, small and homogeneous system: a relatively high consistency of register assignment in plWordNet, as measured by inter-annotator agreement on a manageable sample. Large-scale conclusions for the whole plWordNet remain to be made once the annotation has been completed, but the experience half-way through this labour-intensive exercise is very encouraging.

  18. Decontamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on green onions using pulsed light (PL) and PL-surfactant-sanitizer combinations.

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    Xu, Wenqing; Chen, Haiqiang; Huang, Yaoxin; Wu, Changqing

    2013-08-16

    Imported green onion has been associated with three large outbreaks in the USA. Contamination has been found on both domestic and imported green onions. The objective of our study was to investigate Escherichia coli O157:H7 inactivation efficacy of pulsed light (PL) as well as its combination with surfactant and/or sanitizers on green onions. Green onions were cut into two segments, stems and leaves, to represent two different matrixes. Stems were more difficult to be decontaminated. Spot and dip inoculation methods were compared and dipped inoculated green onions were found to be more difficult to be decontaminated. Results showed that 5s dry PL (samples were not immersed in water during PL treatment) and 60s wet PL (samples were immersed in water and stirred during PL treatment) treatments provided promising inactivation efficacy (>4log10CFU/g) for spot inoculated stems and leaves. For dip inoculated green onions, 60s wet PL treatment was comparable with 100ppm chlorine washing, demonstrating that PL could be used as an alternative to chlorine. To further increase the degree of microbial inactivation, combined treatments were applied. PL combined with surfactant (SDS) was found to be more effective than single treatments of PL, SDS, chlorine, citric acid, thymol, and hydrogen peroxide, and binary combined treatments of PL with one of those chemicals. Addition of chlorine or hydrogen peroxide to the PL-SDS combination did not further enhanced its microbial inactivation efficacy. The combination of PL and 1000ppm of SDS reduced the E. coli O157:H7 populations dip inoculated on the stems and leaves of green onions by 1.4 and 3.1log10CFU/g, respectively. Our findings suggest that PL could potentially be used for decontamination of E. coli O157:H7 on green onions, with wet PL added with SDS being the most effective PL treatment. © 2013.

  19. Hypolipidemic Effects of Phospholipids (PL) Containing n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) Are Not Dependent on Esterification of n-3 PUFA to PL.

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    Fukunaga, Kenji; Hosomi, Ryota; Fukao, Midori; Miyauchi, Kazumasa; Kanda, Seiji; Nishiyama, Toshimasa; Yoshida, Munehiro

    2016-03-01

    Phospholipids (PL) containing n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have beneficial effects of maintaining and promoting health compared with triacylglycerols (TAG) containing n-3 PUFA or general PL. This study evaluated the effects of dietary PL containing n-3 PUFA and elucidated the effects of the glycerophosphate structure and n-3 PUFA on fatty acid (FA) metabolism in rats. Rats were fed a basal diet containing soybean oil alone, TAG containing n-3 PUFA (1.8%), soybean PL (2.7%), PL containing n-3 PUFA (2.7%), or TAG containing n-3 PUFA (1.8%) + soybean PL (2.7%). The present n-3 PUFA-supplemented diets had similar FA compositions, and the PL diets had similar PL compositions. TAG containing n-3 PUFA reduced serum TAG contents, but did not affect serum cholesterol contents compared with soybean oil alone. PL diets containing n-3 PUFA and the combination of TAG containing n-3 PUFA and soybean PL resulted in decreased serum and liver TAG contents compared with the diet containing soybean oil alone, reflecting enhanced liver FA β-oxidation. The results of this study show that TAG containing n-3 PUFA with added soybean PL affects serum and liver TAG and cholesterol contents to a similar degree as PL containing n-3 PUFA. TAG containing n-3 PUFA and soybean PL are widely used as functional food ingredients and pharmaceutical constituents and are inexpensive compared with PL containing n-3 PUFA. Therefore, the combination of TAG containing n-3 PUFA and soybean PL has potential as a useful and inexpensive component of functional foods.

  20. Análisis plástico y Ensayos de Losas multidireccionales de HRFA

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    Maturana, A.

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a theoretical and experimental study of multidirectional steel fibers reinforced concrete slabs (SFRC. The study is based on a real building application using SFRC flag slabs. For the evaluation of the slabs bearing capacity, plastic calculations are performed both at section and structure levels. The section analysis uses the perfect plastic stress-strain diagram, with reference to the values of the strength characteristics of SFRC based on previous jobs that used similar fibers and dosages. In the structure analysis the plastic yield lines method has been used. This method relates the section last bearing moment and the plastic collapse load. The experimental campaign has consisted of the testing of six 2 m. diameter circular shaped slabs prototypes, and has allowed to verify the reference resistance used in the calculations.En este trabajo se realiza un estudio teórico- experimental de losas multidireccionales de hormigón reforzado con fibras de acero (HRFA. El estudio se enmarca en una aplicación de un edificio real usando HRFA en los forjados. Para la evaluación de la capacidad resistente de las losas, se realizan cálculos plásticos, tanto a nivel de sección como de estructura. A nivel de sección se emplea el diagrama tensión-deformación plástico perfecto, tomando como referencia los valores de las características resistentes del HRFA aportados en trabajos anteriores que emplearon fibras y dosificaciones similares. A nivel de estructura se emplea el método plástico de las líneas de rotura, que relaciona el momento último de la sección la carga de colapso plástico. La campaña experimental, consiste en ensayar seis prototipos en forma de loseta circular de 2 m de diámetro, verificando el valor de la resistencia de referencia empleada en los cálculos.

  1. Class notes for a PL/I course

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    Dritz, K. W.

    1975-11-01

    Presented here are notes for a course in PL/I. They might serve as a guide to those who are developing a course, or as class notes for that course. They might be useful as a textbook independent of any course; as such a textbook, however, they are not self-contained because of the built-in assumption that they will supplement lectures and be accompanied by manuals. Very nearly the full language is taught here, with the emphasis on concepts rather than practical details. Discussion of I/O is avoided until roughly the midpoint of the course. The hoped-for consequence for students is an enhanced perception and understanding of the many concepts and their logical relationships. The dawning of the age of transportability for PL/I programs gives the user a reason, for the first time, to avoid convenient but illegal language.

  2. On Semantic Annotation in Clarin-PL Parallel Corpora

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    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available On Semantic Annotation in Clarin-PL Parallel Corpora In the article, the authors present a proposal for semantic annotation in Clarin-PL parallel corpora: Polish-Bulgarian-Russian and Polish-Lithuanian ones. Semantic annotation of quantification is a novum in developing sentence level semantics in multilingual parallel corpora. This is why our semantic annotation is manual. The authors hope it will be interesting to IT specialists working on automatic processing of the given natural languages. Semantic annotation defined the way it is defined here will make contrastive studies of natural languages more efficient, which in turn will help verify the results of those studies, and will certainly improve human and machine translations.

  3. Casa de plástico, en Italia

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    1958-02-01

    Full Text Available En otro artículo hemos expuesto el sistema constructivo de un modelo de casa en plástico, americana. Esta que mostramos ahora fue presentada en la Feria de Milán de 1957: elemento unitario, planos, maquetas y memoria explicando íntegramente la realización. De igual forma que aquella otra, aunque más modesta, dadas las diferencias de medios económicos y estandard de vida, ésta resulta también sumamente interesante en el doble aspecto: técnico y estético. El hecho mismo de afrontar y resolver el problema de la casa en plástico, significa un paso gigantesco en el campo de la construcción.

  4. Podnikatelský plán a jeho rizika

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    Slabý, Pavel

    2017-01-01

    Tato diplomová práce se zabývá podnikatelským plánem na založení E-sport baru. Na základě vypracování kritické analýzy rizik, marketingového výzkumu, analýzy trhu má tato práce za úkol navrhnout konkrétní plán, dle které by mělo být možné založit E-sport bar. This master thesis is concerned with the business plan of establishing an E-sport bar. Based on the critical analysis of the risks, marketing research, market analysis, this thesis is aiming to suggest a specific plan according to whi...

  5. Elementos estruturais de plástico reciclado

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    Ricardo Alves Parente

    2006-01-01

    Nesta pesquisa, fez-se uma abrangente reunião da literatura existente, apresentando um resumo histórico da evolução dos plásticos, enfocando o estado da arte e os avanços obtidos com o emprego desses materiais na construção civil, com função estrutural. É feita uma revisão sobre a estrutura química dos plásticos mais conhecidos, apresentando os mecanismos moleculares que provocam os fenômenos dependentes do tempo, e de que forma as suas propriedades podem ser alteradas. Este trabalho também a...

  6. Multiphase PC/PL Relations: Comparison between Theory and observations

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    2009-01-01

    Cepheids are fundamental objects astrophysically in that they hold the key to a CMB independent estimate of Hubble's constant. A number of researchers have pointed out the possibilities of breaking degeneracies between Omega_Matter and H0 if there is a CMB independent distance scale accurate to a few percent (Hu 2005). Current uncertainties in the distance scale are about 10% but future observations, with, for example, the JWST, will be capable of estimating H0 to within a few percent. A crucial step in this process is the Cepheid PL relation. Recent evidence has emerged that the PL relation, at least in optical bands, is nonlinear and that neglect of such a nonlinearity can lead to errors in estimating H0 of up to 2 percent. Hence it is important to critically examine this possible nonlinearity both observationally and theoretically. Existing PC/PL relations rely exclusively on evaluating these relations at mean light. However, since such relations are the average of relations at different phases. Here we re...

  7. Reverse logistics and 3PL in the Czech Republic

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    Alena Klapalová

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper is focused the results of survey investigating the utilization of services of the so called 3PL (third party logistics or in other words outsourcing of reverse logistics activities (RL in the context of their strategic versus operative or ad hoc management of RL and in relation to various benefits seeking and gaining within the frame of RL management. The exploratory analysis tries to answer the basic research question whether companies strategically managing reverse flows (RF use services of 3PL more often compared to companies with ad hoc or operative management and what is the role of costs versus benefits in the context of outsourcing of RL activities. The survey was realized among 150 Czech small, middle and big companies from several industries and the size and type of industry are two other contextual factors related to outsourcing decisions. Results show statistically significant relationship between character of planning hierarchy and number of activities performed by 3PL, where companies that plan RF strategically, employ 3PL more often. The findings indicate also differences between the companies which plan RF strategically and those which plan RF only on tactical and operational level (Sig. (1-tailed = 0.033 and those that do not plan at all (in comparison to those that plan on strategic level – Sig. (1-tailed = 0.123 when analyzing the types of RL activities. The survey also shows that companies which outsource more RL activities (3 and more, perceive less financial benefits than nonfinancial benefits. Significant dependence was detected between the size of company and number of both benefits perceived with RF management. This finding can stand for the fact, that in bigger companies more commitment of managers and employees is devoted to RF. Very important result shows that activities which are outsourced distinctly more by the companies planning RL strategically belong to the activities creating higher value for

  8. Naukaoklimacie.pl: Between Science Blog and Mythbuster.

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    Malinowski, S. P.; Popkiewicz, M.; Kardaś, A.; Bielewicz, A.

    2015-12-01

    "Naukaoklimacie" is a Polish fellow of a well known portal SkepticalScience.com. The name is a quibble. This cluster of two Polish words can be translated into English as "Climate Science" or "Science about Climate". Naukaoklimacie.pl and the associate Facebook page is an ongoing, over two years old project, aimed at providing Polish-speaking community fundamentals of climate science. Itgives insight into the recent climate science achievements, rebutts climate misinformation and busts climate myths. During two years of activity we published over 250 texts, our Facebook page has over 4k fans and results in 4-12 thousands post reach week-to-week, the mainpage articles are quoted in press and used as reading texts for students. Unlike in many countries, in Poland there is a real problem in finding a trustworthy information on climate change and science behind it. Neither universities, nor governmental agencies present climate science to Polish society. Naukaoklimacie.pl fills this gap in an unique way. Editorial group of the portal consists of two atmospheric scientists, a physicist and the professional journalist and is supported by a scientific council, consisting of 14 active scientists specializing in various aspects of climate, atmosphere, biodiversity, atmospheric chemistry e.t.c.. All the texts published in the webpage are consulted with scientists - specialists in the subject of the text, usually from the scientific council, sometimes by the external specialists. All the texts provide links to the original scientific publications. Naukaoklimacie.pl is not only an internet activity. We meet people on Festivals of Science, Science Open Days. We exist also in the mainstream media the editors and the scientific councils were interviewed by press and TV.

  9. Recicplast - [Empresa de Aprovechamiento del Plástico

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    Acevedo Pedraza, Diana Lucía; Lasso Castelblanco, Beatriz Stella; Díaz Meza, Marianella

    2013-01-01

    Fabricar y comercializar productos elaborados en plástico reciclable, que sustituyan los materiales convencionales como la madera y metal empleados en el sector de la construcción, del transporte, agrícola y afines, con una mejor calidad, resistencia, durabilidad y contribuyendo a la protección del medio ambiente. Teniendo en cuenta lo anterior se presenta una gran oportunidad de negocio al reciclar esta materia prima y fabricar elementos demandados por sectores como la construcción, agropecu...

  10. Cálculo de engranajes plásticos

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    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos tiempos los materiales plásticos han tenido una proliferación en todos los campos de la Industria Mecánica, debido esencialmente a su bajo costo y a las mejoras de las propiedades mecánicas que se han ido logrando. En el caso particular de las transmisiones por engranajes existe una gran cantidad de estos materiales que pueden ser usados y de hecho se utilizan para la fabricación de ruedas dentadas de características muy disímiles. En la literatura científica existe muy poca información disponible sobre las fallas de engranajes plásticos, métodos de cálculo a resistencia y posibles materiales a emplear con sus respectivas propiedades mecánicas. Inclusive este tema no se aborda en los currículos de estudio tradicionales en Ibero-América. Queda mucho por discutir aun acerca del empleo de las correcciones del dentado en estas ruedas dentadas plásticas. En el presente trabajo se hace un análisis de los materiales, características, estudio de las fallas principales, métodos de cálculo y ejemplos de aplicación de los engranajes plásticos.Recently the use of plastic materials has been growing up due to their low cost and the improvements achieved on their mechanical properties. In the particular case of gear transmissions there are great quantities of polymers that can be used for gears. Plastic gears are powerful means of cutting drive cost, weight, noise, and wear. Plastic gears also open new opportunities for smaller and more efficient transmissions. Scientific literature about plastic gears failures, designing methods and materials is insufficient. Most engineering reference books are desicated to steel gears but there are remarkably silent about plastic gears. Design methods for plastic gears and gear trains must be modernized, because much of the information available is derived from research in metal gears. Main failures of plastic gears, calculation methods and the use of modification profiles among other

  11. El montaje: entre cine, literatura y plástica

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    1999-01-01

    La pretensión de este texto se circunscribe a una época muy precisa de la historia de la reflexión en torno al cine y la literatura, a saber, la vanguardista. En cambio, incorpora al díptico señalado un tercer factor que complica la labor considerablemente: las artes plásticas. En efecto, en el curso de este momento germinal para la reflexión cinematográfica que fueron los años veinte, años formativos, como se les suele denominar, el cine no fue cotejado básicamente con la ...

  12. PL Emission and Shape of Silicon Quantum Dots

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    2012-01-01

    The calculation results show that the bonding energy and electronic states of silicon quantum dots are different on various curved surfaces, for example, a Si-0-Si bridge bond on curved surface provides the localized levels in band gap and its bonding energy is shallower than that on facet. The red-shifting of PL spectra on smaller silicon quantum dots can be explained by curved surface effect. Experiments demonstrate that silicon quantum dots are activated for emission due to the localized levels provided in curved surface effect.About The Author: Zhong-Mei Huang,Master in Guizhou University.

  13. Rationale for utilizing 3PL in supply chain management: A shippers' economic perspective

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    Koichiro Tezuka

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available In this paper we first propose a conceptual framework for evaluating 3PL (third-party logistics utilization in SCM (supply chain management, in which it is assumed that shippers may enjoy advantages derived from four contributory sources of 3PL specialization: scale, know-how, searching ability, and IT skills. It is also supposed that shippers may particularly benefit from 3PL when facing uncertain business environments. We also apply principal–agent relationships to shippers and 3PL providers. Further, we see enhancing “agency efficiency” as important to obtaining the benefits of 3PL utilization. We also look at the role of 3PL provider selection, the “hold-up” problem under incomplete contracts, and asset ownership. After that we briefly discuss the utilization of 3PL and environmental concerns. These are the main points that we consider related to 3PL utilization. The main contribution of this study is to identify discussion points from models and theories, such as contract theory, that relate to the utilization of 3PL in SCM.

  14. El arte plástico que no es elástico

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    Castro, Noel

    2010-01-01

    Según la etimología, los términos plástica y plástico tienen origen griego; pero del latín, plástica transmite las ideas de “arte de plasmar, o formar cosas de barro, yeso, etc.”; y plasticus: 1) perteneciente o relativo a la plástica, y 2) capaz de ser modelado. En Kóot, enero 2010, año N°1, N°1 p. 79-81 Universidad Tecnológica de El Salvador

  15. Lithium Battery Management System Based on BQ78PL116%基于BQ78PL116的锂电池管理系统

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    何明刚

    2014-01-01

    基于BQ78PL116芯片的引脚功能,结合锂电池的特点,设计了基于BQ78PL116的锂电池管理系统电路,并介绍了典型的应用实例,包括SMBus通信接口协议,均衡原理以及电池信息监测原理等.

  16. ZnO@Porous Media, Their PL and Laser Effect

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    C.Bouvy; B.L.Su

    2008-01-01

    Optoelectronic nanocomposites are a new class of materials, which exhibit very interesting and particular properties and attract a growing attention due to their potential applications in information storage and optoelectronic devices. Zinc oxide, ZnO, is one of the most interesting binary semiconductor (3.37 eV) with very important optical properties, which can be used in the fields such as short wavelength lasers, blue light emitting diodes, UV detectors, gas sensors, etc. This paper reviews the very recent progress in the preparation of silica-based ZnO nanocomposites. After an introduction reviewing the theoretical background, the article will begin with a survey of the optical properties and the quantum size effect (QSE) of ZnO/SiO2 nanocomposites prepared by the inclusion of ZnO nanoclusters inside silica mesoporous materials. The second part will focus on one of the most interesting properties of ZnO/SiO2 nanocomposites, which is the random lasing effect after one- and two-photon excitation. The final part will deal with the introduction of ZnO nanoparticles inside microporous zeolites and the observation of QSE. For comparison, the photoluminescence (PL) and QSE properties of ZnS nanoparticles occluded in mesoporous media are also described. New potential applications will be discussed since short-wavelength devices are required by industry to design, for instance, new information storage supports and biolabelling devices.

  17. Organization of BBMRI.pl: The Polish Biobanking Network.

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    Witoń, Małgorzata; Strapagiel, Dominik; Gleńska-Olender, Joanna; Chróścicka, Anna; Ferdyn, Katarzyna; Skokowski, Jarosław; Kalinowski, Leszek; Pawlikowski, Jakub; Marciniak, Błażej; Pasterk, Markus; Matera-Witkiewicz, Agnieszka; Kozera, Łukasz

    2017-01-19

    In Poland storage of human biological samples takes place at most universities and scientific institutions conducting research projects in the field of biomedicine. The First International Biobanking Conference organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in 2014 shed a light on the situation of Polish biobanking infrastructures. The country has around 40 large biorepositories, which store unique biological material such as whole brains, muscle fibers from patients with rare diseases, as well as thousands of samples from patients with lifestyle diseases. There are only two population-based biobanks working locally and several disease-oriented biobanks specializing mainly in oncological diseases. Consortium BBMRI.pl created plans for establishing a Polish Network of Biobanks, with national node which meets standards for biobanks and cooperation to guarantee development of biomedical sciences and international collaboration between Poland and other countries. The Polish network will enhance research activities, due to better visibility of samples and data that are stored in the national biobanking catalogue. However, it requires more than a comprehensive understanding of all benefits. The list of examples of benefits can be presented as follows: (i) a reduction of the duration and cost of clinical trials and subsequent time to market for anticancer drugs; (ii) more precise patient diagnosis and the associated impact on treatment and lower healthcare costs for providers, individuals, and the nation; (iii) improvements in research experiment time frames and data efficiencies; (iv) convergence to an industry standards for biospecimen quality; (v) optimization of capital infrastructure and IT technology.

  18. Inhibition of Stromal PlGF Suppresses the Growth of Prostate Cancer Xenografts

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    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available The growth and vascularization of prostate cancer is dependent on interactions between cancer cells and supporting stromal cells. The primary stromal cell type found in prostate tumors is the carcinoma-associated fibroblast, which produces placental growth factor (PlGF. PlGF is a member of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF family of angiogenic molecules and PlGF mRNA levels increase after androgen deprivation therapy in prostate cancer. In this study, we show that PlGF has a direct dose-dependent proliferative effect on human PC-3 prostate cancer cells in vitro and fibroblast-derived PlGF increases PC-3 proliferation in co-culture. In xenograft tumor models, intratumoral administration of murine PlGF siRNA reduced stromal-derived PlGF expression, reduced tumor burden and decreased the number of Ki-67 positive proliferating cells associated with reduced vascular density. These data show that targeting stromal PlGF expression may represent a therapeutic target for the treatment of prostate cancer.

  19. Human placental lactogen (hPL) deficiency in a normal pregnancy.

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    1984-01-01

    A case of human placental lactogen (hPL) deficiency together with normal oestriol levels associated with a normal pregnancy in a woman in her second pregnancy is reported. The woman gave birth to a healthy male infant. The placenta was normal. Extremely low hPL levels may be compatible with the delivery of a healthy infant.

  20. Placental growth factor (PlGF) is a surrogate marker in preeclamptic hypertension.

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    Teixeira, Patrícia Gonçalves; Cabral, Antônio Carlos Vieira; Andrade, Silvia Passos; Reis, Zilma Silveira Nogueira; da Cruz, Lívia Pieroni Barroso; Pereira, Jacqueline Braga; Martins, Breno Oliveira de Barcelos; Rezende, Cezar Alencar de Lima

    2008-01-01

    To evaluate plasma levels of angiogenic factors and their association with preeclampsia. Twenty-three women with preeclampsia and nine normotensive pregnant women from the Maternity of Hospital das Clínicas of Belo Horizonte/MG-Brazil were assessed by National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group Creteria (NHBPEPWG). The plasma levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and Placental growth factor (PlGF) were determined by ELISA assay. Plasma concentration of PlGF was 12-fold lower in preeclampsia versus non preeclampsia pregnancies. An inverse correlation was observed between PlGF plasma levels and mean arterial pressure (MAP); a decrease in 1pg/mL of PlGF resulted in 6.18 mm Hg increase in MAP. These results indicate that PlGF is related to MAP in pregnant women.

  1. Antiphospholipid antibodies in vascular surgery patients. A cross-sectional study.

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    Taylor, L M; Chitwood, R W; Dalman, R L; Sexton, G; Goodnight, S H; Porter, J M

    1994-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Autoantibodies to phospholipid (aPL) have been associated with vascular thromboses in cerebral, coronary, and peripheral venous and arterial sites. To date, no large cross-sectional study has examined the incidence of occurrence of aPL in patients with peripheral arterial disease. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed with patients admitted for vascular surgery procedures to treat peripheral arterial disease for 23 months between January 1, 1990 and November 1, 1991. Consecutive patients were evaluated for the presence of aPL. Medical records for each patient were reviewed in detail, and historic, operative, and postoperative parameters were tabulated for relationship to the presence of aPL. RESULTS: Two hundred thirty-four patients underwent complete testing for aPL. All patients were receiving chronic aspirin therapy. This represented 86% of admissions. Antiphospholipid antibodies were detected in 60 patients (26%). No differences in age, sex, operation performed, or postoperative outcome were found between patients with and without aPL. However, patients with aPL were 1.8 times more likely to have undergone previous lower extremity (LE) vascular surgery than patients without aPL (95% confidence interval = 1.0 - 3.6, p = 0.047). Patients with aPL and previous LE vascular surgery were 5.6 times more likely to have had occlusion of that procedure than patients without aPL (95% confidence interval = 1.9 - 16.8, p = 0.03). The occluded previous LE procedures had a shorter duration of patency before occlusion in patients with aPL than in those without (mean duration of patency 17 months vs. 50 months, p < 0.003). Patients with occluded previous LE procedures and aPL were 4 times more likely to be female (95% C.I. = 1.4 - 11.3, p = 0.018). CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of aPL in vascular surgery patients is substantial. Vascular surgery patients with aPL are more likely to have failure of previous LE bypass procedures and to be female and the bypass

  2. Development of Agricultural Product Logistics from the Perspective of the 4PL

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    Alex; Wuya; ZHONG; Wei; YAN

    2013-01-01

    From the perspective of the Fourth Party Logistics(4PL),this paper elaborates the concept,background and development plight of agricultural products logistics,advises developing 4PL under the background of rapid development of agricultural products and logistics,etc.and explores issues of information,efficiency and supervision of agricultural products logistics,draws the conclusion that only construct an 4PL agricultural products logistics system can alleviate the aporia of cost,and speed the efficiency of China’s agricultural products logistics.

  3. Ladrillos elaborados con plástico reciclado (PET), para mampostería no portante

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    Angumba Aguilar, Pedro Javier

    2016-01-01

    En el presente trabajo se investigó el uso de plástico reciclado para la fabricación de ladrillos para construcción de mampostería no portante. En primer lugar se realiza la caracterización de los residuos sólidos que se generan en la ciudad de Cuenca, donde el 22,7% del total recolectado es material plástico, que se desechan libremente sin un tratamiento previo. De la misma manera se investigan las características del plástico, Polientilen Tereftalato (PET) para descartar efectos nocivos al...

  4. Development and dissection of diagnostic SNP markers for the downy mildew resistance genes PlArg and Pl8 and maker-assisted gene pyramiding in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)

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    Downy mildew, which is caused by fungus Plasmopara halstedii (Farl.) Berlese & de Toni, is one of the most important diseases that affect sunflower production globally. Two downy mildew resistance genes, PlArg and Pl8, were discovered in the late 1980s. Over two decades, PlArg is still effective aga...

  5. Establishment of PL19-3 Ⅱ -WHPC Jacket Measurement Stations%PL19-3Ⅱ-WHPC JACKET测量坐标站的建立

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    孙云虎; 张士舰

    2005-01-01

    本文论述了PL19-3Ⅱ-WHPC JACKET测量坐标站的建立过程,并简单的介绍了间接平差和条件平差两种基本的平差数学模型;重点阐述了建立坐标站的原理和PL19-3Ⅱ-WHPC JACKET的建站模型,并说明了测角、测距所用的方法.

  6. Demographic Data - P.L. 94-171 Reference Maps (2010 Census)

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    NSGIC GIS Inventory (aka Ramona) — Public Law (P.L.) 94-171, enacted in 1975, directs the U.S. Census Bureau to make special preparations to provide redistricting data needed by the 50 states. It...

  7. A NOTE ON OSCILLATION MODULUS OF PL-PROCESS AND ITS APPLICATIONS UNDER RANDOM CENSORSHIP

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    周勇

    2003-01-01

    The strong limit results of oscillation modulus of PL-process are established inthis paper when the density function is not continuous function for censored data. The ratesof convergence of oscillation modulus of PL-process are sharp under week condition. Theseresults can be used to derive laws of the iterated logarithm of random bandwidth kernelestimator and nearest neighborhood estimator of density under continuous conditions ofdensity function being not assumed.

  8. Effect of exogenous circulating anti-bPL antibodies on bovine placental lactogen measurements in foetal samples

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    Taverne Marcel AM

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background The involvement of placental lactogen (PL in the regulation of foetal growth has been investigated in different species by in vivo immunomodulation techniques. However, when circulating antibodies are present together with the hormone, the procedure for hormonal measurement becomes considerably complex. The aim of this study was the immunoneutralization of bovine placental lactogen (bPL concentrations in bovine foetal circulation by direct infusion of rabbit anti-bPL purified immunoglobulins (IgG via a foetal catheter (in vivo study. The ability of a RIA based on guinea pig anti-bPL antiserum, for the measurement of bPL concentrations in samples containing exogenous rabbit anti-bPL immunoglobulins, was also analyzed in in vitro and in vivo conditions. Methods Six bovine foetuses were chronic cannulated on the aorta via the medial tarsal artery. Infusion of rabbit anti-bPL IgG was performed during late gestation. Pooled rabbit anti-bPL antisera had a maximal neutralization capacity of 25 μg bPL/mL of immunoglobulin. Interference of rabbit anti-bPL immunoglobulin with radioimmunoassay measurement using guinea pig anti-bPL as primary antibody was first evaluated in vitro. Polyclonal anti-bPL antibodies raised in rabbit were added in foetal sera to produce 100 samples with known antibodies titers (dilutions ranging from 1:2,500 till 1:1,280,000. Result(s Assessment of the interference of rabbit anti-bPL antibody showed that bPL concentrations were significantly lower (P Conclusion(s The use of a bPL RIA using a guinea pig anti-bPL as primary antiserum allowed for the measurement of bPL concentrations in foetal plasma in presence of rabbit anti-bPL IgG into the foetal circulation. Long-term foetal catheterization allowed for the study of the influence of direct infusion of anti-bPL IgG on peripheral bPL concentrations in bovine foetuses.

  9. Role of 3PL in retail sector in China——Case study:Tesco and LianHua

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    2006-01-01

    The role of 3PL in retail sector are explored and analyzed from the view of retailing and 3PL industry. Through the use of literature, market data and other relative information, the problems on both sides are identified by revealing the current application of 3PL in retail sector and the partnership between the retailers and 3PL providers is analyzed. A case study is also introduced in order to identify the difference between west and china on successful 3PL solution for retailers and specify the key fa...

  10. Aclimatização e crescimento de plântulas de mirtileiro 'climax' micropropagadas em função do substrato e da cobertura plástica

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    Tânia Regina Pelizza

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho foi realizado com o objetivo de avaliar a aclimatização e o crescimento de plântulas micropropagadas de mirtileiro (Vaccinium ashei cv. Climax, em função do substrato e da cobertura plástica, durante os meses de abril a dezembro de 2008. Foram utilizados três substratos (casca de arroz carbonizada + Húmus Fértil®, Plantmax® + vermiculita e solo + serragem jovem de Pínus e dois sistemas de cobertura (com e sem cobertura plástica sobre as plântulas. As plântulas, acondicionadas em sacos plásticos com os respectivos substratos e sistemas de cobertura, permaneceram em casa de vegetação com temperatura controlada, por 30 dias. Após, permaneceram por 60 dias sem controle ambiental e, em seguida, foram transferidas para telado. A partir de 30 dias, foram avaliados a percentagem de sobrevivência e o incremento de altura das plântulas. Ao término do experimento, foi avaliada a massa fresca e seca da parte aérea e da raiz das plântulas. A percentagem de sobrevivência das plântulas de mirtileiro em substrato Plantmax® + vermiculita é igual quando utilizada ou não a cobertura plástica. O uso da cobertura plástica não foi eficiente para incrementar a altura média das plântulas nos substratos Plantmax® + vermiculita e solo + serragem jovem. A maior massa seca de parte aérea foi obtida com o uso de Plantmax® + vermiculita sem cobertura plástica sobre as plântulas. Plantmax® + vermiculita com e sem cobertura plástica proporcionam maior massa seca radicular que os demais substratos e respectivos sistemas de cobertura, porém Plantmax® + vermiculita sem cobertura plástica é superior a Plantmax® + vermiculita com cobertura plástica. De acordo com os resultados obtidos, conclui-se que o melhor substrato e sistema de cobertura para a aclimatização e o crescimento de plântulas de mirtileiro 'Climax' são Plantmax® + vermiculita sem cobertura plástica.

  11. Glacier topography and elevation changes from Pléiades very high resolution stereo images

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    E. Berthier

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    Full Text Available In response to climate change, most glaciers are losing mass and hence contribute to sea-level rise. Repeated and accurate mapping of their surface topography is required to estimate their mass balance and to extrapolate/calibrate sparse field glaciological measurements. In this study we evaluate the potential of Pléiades sub-meter stereo imagery to derive digital elevation models (DEMs of glaciers and their elevation changes. Our five validation sites are located in Iceland, the European Alps, the Central Andes, Nepal and Antarctica. For all sites, nearly simultaneous field measurements were collected to evaluate the Pléiades DEMs. For Iceland, the Pléiades DEM is also compared to a Lidar DEM. The vertical biases of the Pléiades DEMs are less than 1 m if ground control points (GCPs are used, but reach up to 6 m without GCPs. Even without GCPs, vertical biases can be reduced to a few decimetres by horizontal and vertical co-registration of the DEMs to reference altimetric data on ice-free terrain. Around these biases, the vertical precision of the Pléiades DEMs is ±1 m and even ±0.5 m on the flat glacier tongues (1-sigma confidence level. We also demonstrate the high potential of Pléiades DEMs for measuring seasonal, annual and multi-annual elevation changes with an accuracy of 1 m or better. The negative glacier-wide mass balances of the Argentière Glacier and Mer de Glace (−1.21 ± 0.16 and −1.19 ± 0.16 m.w.e. yr−1, respectively are revealed by differencing SPOT5 and Pléiades DEMs acquired in August 2003 and 2012 demonstrating the continuing rapid glacial wastage in the Mont-Blanc area.

  12. Cesarean Sections

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    ... Old Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old Cesarean Sections (C-Sections) KidsHealth > For Parents > Cesarean Sections (C-Sections) A A A What's in this ... babies in the United States are delivered via cesarean section (C-section). Even if you're envisioning a ...

  13. A Control System of Indoor Dimmer Based on PL3106%基于PL3106的室内调光控制系统

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    杨波; 秦会斌; 毛祥根; 杨备备

    2014-01-01

    A indoor dimming control system based on PL3106 which is a low-voltage power line carrier communi-cation chip is designed for the character of inconvenience of indoor wiring and small noise. The system uses power line as transmission media,it can be easily designed and reduce the cost. The key of this design is to solve the effect of grid noise on communication,thus extending the communication distance. Taking PL3106 as the core hardware circuit of power line carrier communication, it can realize point to multipoint communication using the communication protocol, so that a plurality of lighting node can be controlled by the master controller. The test results show that, the system communication is stable in the 400 meters, it can accurately achieve dimming, and achieved good results.%针对室内布线不方便以及噪声干扰小的特点,设计了一种基于低压电力线载波通信芯片PL3106的室内调光控制系统。该系统以电力线为信息传输媒介,设计简单,节约成本。其关键要解决的电网噪声对通信的影响,从而延长通信距离。以PL3106为核心搭建了电力线载波通信的硬件电路,采用通信协议实现一对多通信,从而由总控制器控制多个照明节点。测试结果表明,该系统在400 m内通信稳定,能准确实现照明调光,取得了良好效果。

  14. Pemodelan Enterprise Architecture Sistem Informasi Akademik SMA PL Don Bosko Semarang Dengan Framework Zachman

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    Maria Alfonsa Chintia Dea Prananingrum

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    Full Text Available Abstrak SMA PL Don Bosko Semarang belum dapat memanfaatkan teknologi komputer secara optimal karena masih menggunakan cara manual dalam pengelolaan berbagai macam data akademik sehingga memberikan masalah seperti lambatnya dalam pembuatan laporan yang menyulitkan kepala sekolah dalam pengambilan keputusan. Oleh sebab itu, SMA PL Don Bosko Semarang membutuhkan Sistem Informasi Akademik untuk memberikan kemudahan dalam mengelola berbagai macam data akademik secara terintegrasi serta memberikan layanan yang lebih baik kepada siswanya. Sebuah model architecture enterprise Sistem Informasi Akademik dibutuhkan agar meminimalisir kegagalan ketika menerapkan sistem tersebut sekaligus dapat berjalan sesuai kebutuhan di SMA PL Don Bosko Semarang. Metode analisis dalam penelitian ini menggunakan Framework Zachman yang memberikan pondasi dalam membantu menyediakan struktur dasar organisasi sehingga dapat mendukung perancangan dan pengembangan sistem informasi suatu organisasi. Hasil dari penelitian ini berupa blueprint (cetak biru pemodelan Sistem Informasi Akademik. Kata kunci— sistem informasi akademik, architecture enterprise, framework zachman, bluprint

  15. Development and dissection of diagnostic SNP markers for the downy mildew resistance genes Pl Arg and Pl 8 and maker-assisted gene pyramiding in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.).

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    Qi, L L; Talukder, Z I; Hulke, B S; Foley, M E

    2017-02-03

    Diagnostic DNA markers are an invaluable resource in breeding programs for successful introgression and pyramiding of disease resistance genes. Resistance to downy mildew (DM) disease in sunflower is mediated by Pl genes which are known to be effective against the causal fungus, Plasmopara halstedii. Two DM resistance genes, Pl Arg and Pl 8 , are highly effective against P. halstedii races in the USA, and have been previously mapped to the sunflower linkage groups (LGs) 1 and 13, respectively, using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. In this study, we developed high-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) maps encompassing the Pl arg and Pl 8 genes and identified diagnostic SNP markers closely linked to these genes. The specificity of the diagnostic markers was validated in a highly diverse panel of 548 sunflower lines. Dissection of a large marker cluster co-segregated with Pl Arg revealed that the closest SNP markers NSA_007595 and NSA_001835 delimited Pl Arg to an interval of 2.83 Mb on the LG1 physical map. The SNP markers SFW01497 and SFW06597 delimited Pl 8 to an interval of 2.85 Mb on the LG13 physical map. We also developed sunflower lines with homozygous, three gene pyramids carrying Pl Arg , Pl 8 , and the sunflower rust resistance gene R 12 using the linked SNP markers from a segregating F2 population of RHA 340 (carrying Pl 8 )/RHA 464 (carrying Pl Arg and R 12 ). The high-throughput diagnostic SNP markers developed in this study will facilitate marker-assisted selection breeding, and the pyramided sunflower lines will provide durable resistance to downy mildew and rust diseases.

  16. PLACENTAL GROWTH FACTOR (PlGF) IS A POTENT VASODILATOR OF RAT AND HUMAN RESISTANCE ARTERIES

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    Osol, George; Celia, Gerard; Gokina, Natalia; Barron, Carolyn; Chien, Edward; Mandala, Maurizio; Luksha, Leonid; Kublickiene, Karolina

    2010-01-01

    The objectives of this study were to determine whether PlGF exerts a vasodilatory effect on rat uterine vessels (arcuate arteries and veins) and to examine regional differences in reactivity by comparing these responses to those of comparably-sized mesenteric vessels. We also sought to examine and compare its effects on human uterine and subcutaneous vessels. All vessels were studied in vitro, under pressurized (rat) or isometric wire-mounted (human) conditions, and exposed to a range of PlGF concentrations. Inhibitors of nitric oxide and prostaglandin synthesis were included in an effort to understand the causal mechanism(s). In rat uterine arteries, the effects of receptor inhibition and activation using selective ligands for VEGFR-1 (PlGF) vs. VEGFR-2 (VEGF-E) were determined, and real-time RT-PCR was performed to evaluate the effect of pregnancy on relative abundance of VEGFR-1 and VEGFR-2 message in the vascular wall. PlGF was a potent vasodilator of all vessels studied, with greatest sensitivity observed in rat uterine arteries. Pregnancy significantly augmented dilator sensitivity to PlGF, and this effect was associated with selective upregulation of VEGFR-1 message in the pregnant state. The contribution of nitric oxide was appreciable in rat and human uterine arteries, with lesser effects in rat uterine veins and mesenteric arteries, and with no observable effect in human subcutaneous vessels. Based on these results, we conclude that PlGF is a potent vasodilator of several vessel types in both humans and rats. Its potency and mechanism varies with physiological state and vessel location, and is mediated solely by the VEGFR-1 receptor subtype. Gestational changes in the uterine circulation suggest that this factor may play a role in modulating uterine vascular remodeling and blood flow during the pregnant state. PMID:18192215

  17. Identification of molecular markers linked to the mildew resistance gene Pl-d in apple.

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    James, C M; Clarke, J B; Evans, K M

    2004-12-01

    Powdery mildew poses a serious problem for apple growers, and resistance to the disease is a major objective in breeding programmes for cultivar improvement. As selective pressure allows pathogens to overcome previously reliable resistances, there is a need for the introduction of novel resistance genes into new breeding lines. This investigation is concerned with the identification of the first set of molecular markers linked to the gene for mildew resistance, Pl-d, from the accession 'D12'. As no prior information on the map position or markers for Pl-d were available, a bulked-segregant approach was used to test 49 microsatellite primers, 176 amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) primers and 80 random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) primers in a progeny segregating for Pl-d resistance, 'Fiesta' (susceptible) x A871-14 ('Worcester Pearmain' x 'D12'). The segregations of the markers identified in the resistant and susceptible bulks were scored in the progeny, then the recombination fractions between Pl-d and the most tightly linked markers were calculated and a map prepared. Three AFLP, one RAPD and two microsatellite markers were identified. One AFLP was developed into a sequence-characterised amplified region marker, while the microsatellites CH03C02 and CH01D03 were flanking markers, 7 and 11 recombination units, respectively, from Pl-d. Two more distant microsatellites on the same linkage group, CH01D09 and CH01G12, confirmed the orientation of the markers on the linkage group. These microsatellites place Pl-d on the bottom of linkage group 12 in published apple maps, a region where a number of other disease resistance genes have been identified.

  18. Estudio de corte de películas plásticas sobre suelos acolchados

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    César Gutiérrez Vaca

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En el estudio se determina la energía requerida para el corte de film plástico que se utiliza en suelos acolchados, el perfil adecuado de cuchilla, y profundidad óptima de corte, parámetros que servirán para el diseño del elemento cortante de una trasplantadora. Se ensayaron dos tipos de plásticos con grosor de 30 y 23 ¿m, respectivamente, cuatro diferentes bordes de cuchilla; del tipo liso y dentado, dos diferentes suelos; arcilloso y arenoso, y dos velocidades de cuchilla; 1 mm·s-1 y 10 mm·s-1. Se colocó suelo dentro de una bandeja y sobre él la probeta de plástico. La cuchilla se sujeta en el brazo de un equipo de análisis de textura, Microsystems TaxT2, y al desplazarse corta el plástico. Se genera así información de fuerza y deformación que se envía al programa xtrad dimension del texturómetro, obteniéndose dichos parámetros. De esa información se integra la energía unitaria (J·mm-1 que se precisa exclusivamente para el corte de plástico. Las cuchillas con bordes dentados muestran mejor desempeño, y son el factor fundamental a considerar al momento del diseño, ya que las variables de plástico, suelo y velocidad muestran poca influencia en el fenómeno.

  19. Protecting Oracle PL/SQL Source Code From a DBA User

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    Hakik Paci; Elinda Kajo Mece; Aleksander Xhuvani

    2012-01-01

    In this paper we are presenting a new way to disable DDL statements on some specific PL/SQL procedures to a dba user in the Oracle database. Nowadays dba users have access to a lot of data and source code even if they do not have legal permissions to see or modify them. With this method we can disable the ability to execute DDL and DML statements on some specific pl/sql procedures from every Oracle database user even if it has a dba role. Oracle gives to developer the possibility to wrap the ...

  20. SEM, EDS, PL and absorbance study of CdTe thin films grown by CSS method

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    Hernandez-Torres, M.E.; Silva-Gonzalez, R.; Gracia-Jimenez, J.M. [Instituto de Fisica, BUAP, Apdo. Postal J-48, San Manuel, 72570 Puebla, Pue. (Mexico); Casarrubias-Segura, G. [CIE- UNAM, 62580 Temixco, Morelos (Mexico)

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    Oxygen-doped CdTe films were grown on conducting glass substrates by the close spaced sublimation (CSS) method and characterized using SEM, EDS, photoluminescence (PL) and absorbance. A significant change in the polycrystalline morphology is observed when the oxygen proportion is increased in the deposition atmosphere. The EDS analysis showed that all samples are nonstoichiometric with excess Te. The PL spectra show emission bands associated with Te vacancies (V{sub Te}), whose intensities decrease as the oxygen proportion in the CSS chamber is increased. The oxygen impurities occupy Te vacancies and modify the surfaces states, improving the nonradiative process. (author)

  1. Barreras e impulsores en la adopción de P+L

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    Varela Rojas, Irene

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    La P+L se ha constituido en una de las vías más efectivas para alcanzar eficiencia empresarial y competitividad en el uso de recursos tales como agua, energía y materias primas. Su aplicación industrial puede reducir los costos de producción y disminuir la contaminación, favoreciendo tanto los negocios como el ambiente. Cabe preguntarse, si tales metas de desarrollo industrial sostenible pueden ser alcanzadas a través de la adopción de opciones de P+L, ¿por qué los procesos productivos más li...

  2. Religinio turizmo plėtros galimybės Lietuvos turizmo rinkoje

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    Macijauskaitė, Indrė

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    Darbo objektas – Religinis turizmas Lietuvoje. Probleminis (tiriamasis) klausimas: Kokios religinio turizmo plėtros galimybės Lietuvos turizmo rinkoje? Tyrimo tikslas: Ištirti religinio turizmo plėtros galimybes Lietuvos turizmo rinkoje. Rašant darbą buvo išsikelti keturi uždaviniai, kad išanalizuoti religinio turizmo sampratų kaitą ir religinio turizmo vietą Lietuvos turizmo rinkoje buvo atlikta mokslinė ir statistinių duomenų analizė. Išanalizuotos religinio turizmo galimybės Liet...

  3. La Plástica en Educación Infantil: una experiencia en los museos

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    Tapia Rodero, Ángela

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    En el presente trabajo de Fin de Grado pretendemos reflejar la importancia de la Educación Plástica en la Educación Infantil y, más concretamente, mediante el visionado de obras pictóricas de pintores internacionalmente conocidos, las cuales serán trabajadas en el aula utilizando diferentes técnicas plásticas, algunas de ellas son presentadas por primera vez al alumnado. Destacamos que el proceso metodológico de la investigación se ha llevado a cabo utilizando tanto metodología cuantita...

  4. MICROSTRUCTURE FEATURES OF CHROME-NICKEL COATING WELDED WITH FILLER WIRE PL AN-111 WITH A 50% OVERLAP

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    A. G. Belik

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    Full Text Available Purpose. The paper involves investigation of microstructure features of the coating welded with filler wire PL AN-111 with a 50% beads overlap. Methodology. Wear-resistant layer was formed by means of electric arc deposit welding using filler wire PL AN-111 on the plate from steel 09G2S. Deposit welding was conducted under the following parameters: welding current is of 650-750 A; arc voltage is of 30-34 V; welding speed is of 32 m/h. Microstructure was researched with application of optical microscopies “Neophot-21”, “Nikon Eclipse M200” and electron scanning microscopy JEOL JSM-6510 LV. Microhardness of structural constituentswas measuredwithtesterFM-300 (Future-Tech under loading of 10-50 g. Findings. It is shown that the overlap of the beads leads to the formation of inhomogeneous microstructure in the cross section that varies by zones from free-carbide austenite to hypereutectic microstructure with primary chromium carbides. The analysis of the microhardness of the structural constituents in various coating areas was carried out. It was found that hardness of austenite, carbide eutectic and carbides M7C3 varies in coatings in the range of 3 100-3 850 МPа, 4 100-6 800 МPа and 12 100-15 100 МPа, accordingly. Originality. Authors determined that Cr-Ni coating comprises substantially austenitic-carbide eutectic with different density and thickness of carbide fibers within eutectic colonies. Along the border “base/coating” a single-phase austenitic layer lies which turns into a layer with a hypoeutectic structure. In the heat affected zone from beads fusion austenite disintegration with the granular carbides formation was recorded. This leads to decreasing of matrix corrosion resistance due to chromium depletion. Above the zone of beads fusion, the coating has a hypereutectic structure with the presence of large primary chromium carbides. Practical value. It is shown that deposit welding with filler wire PL AN-111 with a 50

  5. Predictive validity of the K-SADS-PL 2009 version in school-aged and adolescent outpatients.

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    Jarbin, Håkan; Andersson, Markus; Råstam, Maria; Ivarsson, Tord

    2017-05-01

    The schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia for school-age children (K-SADS) is one of the most commonly used standardized diagnostic interviews in child and adolescent psychiatry. Validity studies are scarce, and limited to concurrent validity with other measures and clinical diagnoses. To evaluate the K-SADS interview in an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) setting with a Longitudinal Expert All Data (LEAD) procedure. CAP residents performed a K-SADS-PL interview with the revised 2009 version containing the new PDD section on 239 clinically referred outpatients of 6-17 years old and their parent(s). A consensus LEAD diagnosis by two senior clinicians 1.2 (SD = 0.6) years later was based on clinical records including the K-SADS and subsequent information from further assessments, information from teachers and other informants, outcome of treatment, and at least three visits after the K-SADS. Predictive validity for K-SADS vs LEAD diagnoses were good-to-excellent for broader categories of anxiety disorders (κ = 0.94), depressive (κ = 0.91), behavioural (κ = 0.91) and tic (κ = 0.81) disorders, good for ADHD (κ = 0.80), and good-to-moderate for autism spectrum disorders (κ = 0.62). Bipolar, psychotic, and eating disorders were too few to be analysed. The K-SADS diagnoses elicited from an interview with the child and one from parents on one occasion have an excellent validity for most major child psychiatric disorders. ADHD can be reliably diagnosed at one visit, but clinicians need to stay alert for possible undiagnosed ADHD. Diagnosing autism with K-SADS-PL 2009 version at one visit is not advisable.

  6. Considerações Sobre a Reciclagem de Embalagens Plásticas

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    Forlin Flávio J.

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda considerações atualizadas sobre a reciclagem de embalagens plásticas com foco no setor de alimentos. No contexto mundial é avaliado o crescente volume de utilização de embalagens plásticas na preservação de alimentos e levantados os componentes sanitários, mercadológicos, sócio-econômicos e ambientais associados. São avaliadas como potenciais vias de reciclagem a transformação mecânica de embalagens plásticas em novos materiais ou produtos, a recuperação de resinas, a transformação térmica, a reutilização de embalagens e a degradação ambiental. O contexto brasileiro mostra potenciais características de viabilidade sócio-econômica e empresarial para a reciclagem de embalagens plásticas, exigindo, todavia, maior conjunção de ações governamentais, empresariais e de pesquisa no setor.

  7. Los plásticos en la construcción

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    Arredondo, Francisco

    1959-06-01

    Full Text Available Not availableAunque la industria de los plásticos no nació hasta el siglo XIX, puede decirse que los romanos utilizaron dichos materiales, pues hoy noticias del uso de la caseína para fijar pigmentos en los papiros.

  8. Data of evolutionary structure change: 1ACMA-3E2PL [Confc[Archive

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    Full Text Available 1ACMA-3E2PL 1ACM 3E2P A L ANPLYQKHIISINDLSRDDLNLVLATAAKLKA-----NP...HHHHGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH - 0 1ACM... A 1ACMA KERLD-PSEYA ALA CA 215 LYS CA 143 1ACM... A 1ACMA SDSANTSLGKK

  9. Parent and child acceptability and staff evaluation of K-SADS-PL

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    Sørensen, Merete Juul; Thomsen, Per Hove; Bilenberg, Niels

    2007-01-01

    Standardised diagnostic interviews are used increasingly in child and adolescent psychiatry; yet little is known about the attitudes towards such interviews among parents, children and staff members. In this study, we have aimed to assess (1) the K-SADS-PL's acceptability to parents and children (2...

  10. Angiogenic balance (sFlt-1/PlGF) and preeclampsia.

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    Lecarpentier, Edouard; Tsatsaris, Vassilis

    2016-06-01

    Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy associated with important maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Although symptomatic management has improved, there is currently no curative treatment, and only childbirth and delivery of the placenta, usually prematurely, alleviate the mother's symptoms. Placental insufficiency plays a central role in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia. Abnormal placentation during the first trimester leads to defective remodeling of the uterine vascularization. This results progressively in placental hypoperfusion, which induces trophoblast dysfunction and the release in maternal circulation of trophoblastic factors leading to an excessive inflammatory response, endothelial dysfunction and glomerular damage. Among these factors, the most important is sFlt-1, which is a soluble form of the VEGF and PlGF receptor. sFlt-1 binds to free VEGF and PlGF in the maternal circulation, thus reducing their bioavailability for their membrane receptor. The result is inhibition of the effects of VEGF and PlGF on maternal endothelial cells and podocytes. The sFlt-1/PlGF ratio reflects the circulating angiogenic balance and is correlated with severity of the disease.

  11. Establecimiento de plántulas in vitro de clones de ajo peruano (Allium sativum L.

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    Leidy López Quintero

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluó el establecimiento in vitro de dos clones de ajo peruano mediante el uso de procesos estandarizados de desinfección e introducción in vitro de meristemos de ajo de clones nacionales. Se validó el uso de hipocloritode calcio (1 g.L-1 e hipoclorito de sodio (0.1% como desinfectantes, permitiendo la eliminación total de los microorganismos presentes en los explantes yuna viabilidad del 66.3 y 64.5% en los clones P-007A y P-007B. El establecimiento in vitro de las plántulas se realizó en medio de cultivo MS con 0,5 mg.L-1 de ácido naftalen acético (ANA y 0,64 mg.L-1 de 2-Isopentil adenina(2ip, donde el clon P-007A desarrollo plántulas de 15mm con 2.52 hojas, mientras en el clon P-007B las plántulas tenían 13.6mm con 2.16 hojas. Las plántulas establecidas de ajo de los clones peruanos lograron los parámetros de desarrollo indicados para la etapa de establecimiento de la especie.

  12. Complement activation cascade triggered by PEG-PL engineered nanomedicines and carbon nanotubes: The challenges ahead

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    Moghimi, S.M.; Andersen, Alina Joukainen; Hashemi, S.H.

    2010-01-01

    Since their introduction, poly(ethylene glycol)-phospholipid (PEG-PL) conjugates have found many applications in design and engineering of nanosized delivery systems for controlled delivery of pharmaceuticals especially to non-macrophage targets. However, there are reports of idiosyncratic...

  13. Some Observations on the Identification and Interpretation of the 3PL IRT Model

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    Azevedo, Caio Lucidius Naberezny

    2009-01-01

    The paper by Maris, G., & Bechger, T. (2009) entitled, "On the Interpreting the Model Parameters for the Three Parameter Logistic Model," addressed two important questions concerning the three parameter logistic (3PL) item response theory (IRT) model (and in a broader sense, concerning all IRT models). The first one is related to the model…

  14. Draft Genome Sequence of Ureolytic Environmental Isolate Bacillus galactosidilyticus PL133

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    Gaiero, Jonathan R.; Formusa, Philip A.; Hsiang, Tom; Nicol, Rob W.

    2016-01-01

    We report here the 5.19-Mb draft genome sequence of Bacillus galactosidilyticus PL133 isolated from poultry litter. The isolate was an important member of the cultivable aerobic bacteria identified to have ureolytic activity, which is responsible for ammonia generation in poultry litter residue.

  15. Synthesis of an Advanced Intermediate of the Jatrophane Diterpene Pl-4: A Dibromide Coupling Approach

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    2013-01-01

    The preparation of an advanced intermediate toward the synthesis of the jatrophane diterpene Pl-4 is described. The key step is a regioselective chelation-controlled lithiation of the (Z)-configured bromide in the corresponding vinyl dibromide precursor. The method outlined within this Article is suitable for the facile access of sterically hindered internal vinyl halides for further coupling reactions. PMID:23895274

  16. Technical Training: Programmation Unity-Pro pour utilisateurs de Schneider PL7-Pro et Concept

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    Monique Duval

    2005-01-01

    Un nouveau cours pratique sur les environnements Premium et Quantum de Schneider est proposé aux automaticiens concepteurs ou installateurs, et aux techniciens de bureau d'études, pour découvrir l'outil de programmation Unity. La prochaine session aura lieu du 24 au 28 janvier 2005. Le cours est ouvert aux personnes capables de développer sous PL7-Pro ou Concept. Objectifs : Maîtriser les différences fonctionnelles d'Unity-Pro par rapport à PL7 et Concept ; programmer en Unity-Pro sur Base Premium et Quantum. Programme : Environnement Quantum et Coupleur Profibus (1 journée) : configuration d'un automate sous Unity Pro et d'un coupleur Profibus DP. Conversion à Unity sur base Quantum et Premium (3,5 jours) : l'offre globale Unity, evolution par rapport à PL7 et Concept ; conversion d'application depuis PL7 Pro ; outils de mise au point ; manipulation des variables structurées ; utilisation des fonctions ; gestion des DF...

  17. Soluble Flt-1 and PlGF: new markers of early pregnancy loss?

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    Muttukrishna, Shanthi

    2012-01-31

    Recent data have indicated a relationship between placental oxygen and angiogenic protein levels in the first trimester of normal pregnancies. Our objective was to investigate if maternal serum levels of angiogenic factors Soluble vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor 1 (sFlt-1), soluble Endoglin and placental growth factor (PlGF) are altered in women with symptoms of threatened miscarriage (TM) and if they are predictive of a subsequent miscarriage. Blood samples were collected at 6-10 weeks from women presenting with TM (n = 40), from asymptomatic controls (n = 32) and from non- pregnant women in their luteal phase (n = 14). All samples were assayed for serum level of sFLT-1, PlGF, sEndoglin and HSP70 using commercial ELISAs. Samples were analysed retrospectively on the basis of pregnancy outcome. TM group included 21 women with a normal pregnancy outcome and 19 with subsequent complete miscarriage. The latter subgroup had significantly lower mean maternal serum (MS) sFlt-1 (83%, P<0.001) and PlGF (44%, P<0.001) compared to those with a normal pregnancy outcome. Asymptomatic control pregnant women had similar MS levels of sFlt-1 and PlGF compared to the TM patients with a normal outcome. The mean MS sFlt-1 (>10 fold) and MS PlGF ( approximately 2 fold) levels were significantly (P<0.001) higher in control pregnant women compared to the non-pregnant group in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Soluble Endoglin was not altered in the normal pregnant women compared to non pregnant women, although lower in the TM subgroup with a subsequent miscarriage ( approximately 25%, P<0.001) compared to TM with a live birth. There was no significant difference in the mean MS HSP 70 levels between the different groups. This study shows that sFlt1 and PlGF MS levels are increased by several folds in early pregnancy and that MS sFlt-1 and MS PlGF are markedly decreased in threatened miscarriage patients who subsequently have a miscarriage suggesting these

  18. Characterization of an Eukaryotic PL-7 Alginate Lyase in the Marine Red Alga Pyropia yezoensis.

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    Inoue, Akira; Mashino, Chieco; Uji, Toshiki; Saga, Naotsune; Mikami, Koji; Ojima, Takao

    2015-08-01

    Alginate lyases belonging to polysaccharide lyase family-7 (PL-7) are the most well studied on their structures and functions among whole alginate lyases. However, all characterized PL-7 alginate lyases are from prokaryotic bacteria cells. Here we report the first identification of eukaryotic PL-7 alginate lyase from marine red alga Pyropia yezoensis. The cDNA encoding an alginate lyase PyAly was cloned and was used for the construction of recombinant PyAly (rPyAly) expression system in Escherichia coli. Purified rPyAly was assayed to identify its enzymatic properties. Its expression pattern in P. yessoensis was also investigated. PyAly is likely a secreted protein consisting of an N-terminal signal peptide of 25 residues and a catalytic domain of 216 residues. The amino-acid sequence of the catalytic domain showed 19-29% identities to those of bacterial characterized alginate lyases classified into family PL-7. Recombinant PyAly protein, rPyAly, which was produced with E. coli BL21(DE3) by cold-inducible expression system, drastically decreased the viscosity of alginate solution in the early stage of reaction. The most preferable substrate for rPyAly was the poly(M) of alginate with an optimal temperature and pH at 35(o)C and 8.0, respectively. After reaction, unsaturated tri- and tetra-saccharides were produced from poly(M) as major end products. These enzymatic properties indicated that PyAly is an endolytic alginate lyase belonging to PL-7. Moreover, we found that the PyAly gene is split into 4 exons with 3 introns. PyAly was also specifically expressed in the gametophytic haplopid stage. This study demonstrates that PyAly in marine red alga P. yezoensis is a novel PL-7 alginate lyase with an endolytic manner. PyAly is a gametophyte-specifically expressed protein and its structural gene is composed of four exons and three introns. Thus, PyAly is the first enzymatically characterized eukaryotic PL-7 alginate lyase.

  19. Soluble Flt-1 and PlGF: new markers of early pregnancy loss?

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    Muttukrishna, Shanthi

    2011-01-01

    Recent data have indicated a relationship between placental oxygen and angiogenic protein levels in the first trimester of normal pregnancies. Our objective was to investigate if maternal serum levels of angiogenic factors Soluble vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor 1 (sFlt-1), soluble Endoglin and placental growth factor (PlGF) are altered in women with symptoms of threatened miscarriage (TM) and if they are predictive of a subsequent miscarriage. Blood samples were collected at 6-10 weeks from women presenting with TM (n = 40), from asymptomatic controls (n = 32) and from non- pregnant women in their luteal phase (n = 14). All samples were assayed for serum level of sFLT-1, PlGF, sEndoglin and HSP70 using commercial ELISAs. Samples were analysed retrospectively on the basis of pregnancy outcome. TM group included 21 women with a normal pregnancy outcome and 19 with subsequent complete miscarriage. The latter subgroup had significantly lower mean maternal serum (MS) sFlt-1 (83%, P<0.001) and PlGF (44%, P<0.001) compared to those with a normal pregnancy outcome. Asymptomatic control pregnant women had similar MS levels of sFlt-1 and PlGF compared to the TM patients with a normal outcome. The mean MS sFlt-1 (>10 fold) and MS PlGF (∼2 fold) levels were significantly (P<0.001) higher in control pregnant women compared to the non-pregnant group in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Soluble Endoglin was not altered in the normal pregnant women compared to non pregnant women, although lower in the TM subgroup with a subsequent miscarriage (∼25%, P<0.001) compared to TM with a live birth. There was no significant difference in the mean MS HSP 70 levels between the different groups. This study shows that sFlt1 and PlGF MS levels are increased by several folds in early pregnancy and that MS sFlt-1 and MS PlGF are markedly decreased in threatened miscarriage patients who subsequently have a miscarriage suggesting these proteins are

  20. Synopsis of Precision Landing and Hazard Avoidance (PL&HA) Capabilities for Space Exploration

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    Robertson, Edward A.

    2017-01-01

    Until recently, robotic exploration missions to the Moon, Mars, and other solar system bodies relied upon controlled blind landings. Because terrestrial techniques for terrain relative navigation (TRN) had not yet been evolved to support space exploration, landing dispersions were driven by the capabilities of inertial navigation systems combined with surface relative altimetry and velocimetry. Lacking tight control over the actual landing location, mission success depended on the statistical vetting of candidate landing areas within the predicted landing dispersion ellipse based on orbital reconnaissance data, combined with the ability of the spacecraft to execute a controlled landing in terms of touchdown attitude, attitude rates, and velocity. In addition, the sensors, algorithms, and processing technologies required to perform autonomous hazard detection and avoidance in real time during the landing sequence were not yet available. Over the past decade, NASA has invested substantial resources on the development, integration, and testing of autonomous precision landing and hazard avoidance (PL&HA) capabilities. In addition to substantially improving landing accuracy and safety, these autonomous PL&HA functions also offer access to targets of interest located within more rugged and hazardous terrain. Optical TRN systems are baselined on upcoming robotic landing missions to the Moon and Mars, and NASA JPL is investigating the development of a comprehensive PL&HA system for a Europa lander. These robotic missions will demonstrate and mature PL&HA technologies that are considered essential for future human exploration missions. PL&HA technologies also have applications to rendezvous and docking/berthing with other spacecraft, as well as proximity navigation, contact, and retrieval missions to smaller bodies with microgravity environments, such as asteroids.

  1. Serial measurements of serum human placental lactogen (hPL) and serial ultrasound examinations in the evaluation of fetal growth

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    Sørensen, Steen; von Tabouillot, D; Schioler, V

    2000-01-01

    was associated with a trend towards low and decreasing hPL and with an increasing intrauterine growth velocity and birth weight deviation. In conclusion the rate of change of serial hPL measurements correlated well to intrauterine fetal growth velocity in the third trimester as estimated by ultrasound......PL MoM values was carried out for each pregnancy to find the slope of the line (hPL-slope); at least 3 serum hPL values were required. The estimated fetal weight and weight-for-age at birth was expressed in Z-scores. The individual intrauterine growth velocity was calculated by regression analysis...... deviation, smoking in pregnancy and diagnosis of preeclampsia. A significant correlation was found between the hPL-slope and the intrauterine fetal growth velocity (r=0.34), and between hPL-slope and birth weight deviation (r=0.32). Mean hPL was correlated to birth weight deviation (r=0.27), but only very...

  2. Percepção de plágio acadêmico entre estudantes do curso de odontologia

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    Guedes, Diego Oliveira; Gomes Filho, Douglas Leonardo

    2015-01-01

    ... o plágio integral, o conceitual e o parcial. O objetivo foi avaliar o nível de conhecimento dos alunos matriculados no curso de odontologia da Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia a respeito do tema plágio...

  3. 基于BQ76PL536的均衡系统设计%Design of a equalization system based on BQ76PL536

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    李峰; 张一鸣; 陈贺娜

    2012-01-01

    由于无人机电池缺少有效的均衡保护,使得电池使用寿命缩短;同时与普通电池相比,无人机专用电池价格要高出几倍,频繁地更换电池造成了资金的浪费.为了延长无人机电池的使用寿命,提出在无人机电源中添加简单、实用的电源均衡模块,并给出了基于BQ76pl536芯片的电源均衡模块设计和实验结果.%The shortage of effective equalization protection for the unmanned aerial vehicle battery may shorten the life of the battery which also means the waste of money since the price of unmanned aerial vehicle battery is several times higher than the normally battery. To prolong the life of unmanned aerial vehicle battery, a simple and practical equalization module inside the unmanned aerial vehicle power source was designed. The detail design of the equalization module based on chip BQ76pl536 and the research result of this module was mainly provided.

  4. 基于PL/SQL的自动数据处理方法研究%Automatic data processing method based on PL / SQL

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    孔明华

    2013-01-01

    On the basis of oilfield development data management and application work, this paper proposed data processing method that automatically set by Oracle timed task execute PL/SQL stored procedures. Through the application of a variety of key technologies in summing up the work, it presents the application of this method of automatic processing and example. The method can also be extended to other applications as the work of the various types of data processing of the data management server, Oracle, as a reference to improve work efficiency and the speed of data processing.%在油田开发数据管理与应用工作的基础上,提出了一套通过Oracle定时任务自动执行PL/SQL存储过程的数据处理方法.通过总结工作中应用的各种关键技术,详细介绍了这种自动处理方法的应用及示例.这套方法还可推广到其它应用Oracle作为数据管理服务器的各类数据处理工作中,作为改善工作效率,提高数据处理速度的参考.

  5. Incentive Contract between 4PL and 3PL Based on FWT of Unified Credit Mode%统一授信模式融通仓的4PL对3PL的激励契约

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    徐鹏; 王勇; 何定

    2012-01-01

    Finance-transportation-warehouse (FTW) is an effective way to solve small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) financing difficulties, improve banks' credit structure and promote the development of logistics industry. Many scholars have studied FTW from different aspects; definition, operational modes, system structure, risk control, etc. The existing literature generally defines logistics enterprises as third-party logistics (3PL). Literature on studying logistics enterprises as the fourth-party logistics' (4PL) participation is missing from the current literature. Considering 4PL's features and their advantages in integrating supply chain, we introduce 4PL into FTW business so as to reduce transaction costs among participants, guarantee the safety of credit loan, and meet the financing needs and logistical service requirements of SMEs and others enterprises in the same supply chain. Aiming at moral issues of third-party logistics, this paper uses the principal-agent theory to study the design of incentive contracts between 4PL and 3 PL. Characteristics of FTW business are factored into the model design process. We consider five-tasks completed by 3PL as performance indicators; collateral value assessment, collateral transportation, collateral monitoring, collateral disposal and information sharing. We establish a principle-agent model in which a 4PL deals with multi 3PLs. We discuss the contract from two aspects; whether 4PL makes effort as inputs and when the 3PL completes those tasks. In the first part, we conduct a literature review on those five tasks completed by 3PL, we obtain 4PL's revenue function and the certainty equivalent income under 4PL's being risk neutral, as well as 3PL's revenue function and the certainty equivalent income under 3 PL's being risk aversion. In the second part, according to the prirtcipal-agent theory if a 3PL agrees to accept the contract and is willing to participate in supply chain activities, all constraint conditions should be met

  6. Crecimiento de plántulas y árboles de seis especies de Quercus

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    R. Villar

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Los objetivos principales de este trabajo son: a describir algunas características importantes relativas a los rasgos funcionales en plántulas de las especies del género Quercus, b determinar cómo varía la proporción de hoja, tallo y raíz en adultos, y c estimar las tasas de crecimiento relativo(RGR de estas especies para plántulas e individuos adultos. Para ello, usamos los datos de experimentos realizados en plántulas bajo condiciones controladas, del Inventario Forestal Nacional (IFN2 e IFN3 y de las ecuaciones alométricas desarrolladas por Montero et al. (2005. Las especies de Quercus se caracterizan por tener semillas grandes, y las plántulas presentan una baja RGR y área específica foliar (SLA y una alta proporción de raíz (RMR. Uno de los factores más importantes que explican las diferencias en RGR entre las especies de Quercus (tanto en plántulas como en adultos es la diferencia en SLA. Considerando los datos de biomasa de árboles, se observa que la proporción de hoja (LMR y de raíz (RMR disminuye con el tamaño, mientras que la proporción de tallo (SMR aumenta con éste. Si consideramos un árbol medio de 20 cm de diámetro de tronco, los valores de LMR son de sólo 1-5 % y los de SMR van del 50 al 80 %. Considerando los datos del IFN, dentro de cada especie existe una gran variación en RGR. Aun así, cuando se comparan las RGR de las plántulas con los adultos se observa una relación significativa y positiva. Uno de los factores que afectó significativamente a RGR fue el tamaño del árbol, de forma que árboles de mayor tamaño crecían más lentamente.

  7. PL3 Amidase, a Tailor-made Lysin Constructed by Domain Shuffling

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    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available The emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is pushing the need of alternative treatments. In this context, phage therapy is already a reality to successfully fight certain multiresistant bacteria. Among different phage gene products, murein hydrolases responsible of phage progeny liberation (also called lysins or endolysins are weapons that target specific peptidoglycan bonds, leading to lysis and death of susceptible bacteria when added from the outside. In the pneumococcal system, all but one phage murein hydrolases reported to date share a choline-binding domain that recognizes cell walls containing choline residues in the (lipoteichoic acids. Some purified pneumococcal or phage murein hydrolases, as well as several chimeric proteins combining natural catalytic and cell wall-binding domains have been used as effective antimicrobials. In this work we have constructed a novel chimeric N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase (PL3 by fusing the catalytic domain of the Pal amidase (a phage-coded endolysin to the cell wall-binding domain of the LytA amidase, the major pneumococcal autolysin. The physicochemical properties of PL3 and the bacteriolytic effect against several pneumococci (including 48 multiresistant representative strain and related species, like Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae, Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis, have been studied. Results have shown that low doses of PL3, in the range of 0.5–5 µg/ml, are enough to practically sterilize all choline-containing strains tested. Moreover, a single 20-µg dose of PL3 fully protected zebrafish embryos from infection by S. pneumoniae D39 strain. Importantly, PL3 keeps 95% enzymatic activity after four weeks at 37ºC and can be lyophilized without losing activity, demonstrating a remarkable robustness. Such stability, together with a prominent efficacy against a narrow spectrum of human pathogens, confers to PL3 the characteristic to be an effective therapeutic. In

  8. Tobacco as biofactory for biologically active hPL production: a human hormone with potential applications in type-1 diabetes.

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    Urreta, Iratxe; Oyanguren, Iñigo; Castañón, Sonia

    2011-08-01

    Human placental lactogen (hPL) is a peptidic hormone that belongs to the short list of growth factors that could treat type-1 diabetes through pancreatic islet transplantation. Placental lactogen has the capacity to improve islet survival and function before or after transplantation. In this study, transgenic tobacco plants were used as a novel expression system for the production of recombinant hPL protein (rhPL). The expression vector pNEKhPL2 containing hPL cDNA was introduced into tobacco plants; the transcriptional activity was confirmed by real-time PCR, and the rhPL levels reached 1% of the total soluble protein (TSP) content in plants cultivated in the greenhouse. In vitro bioassays using the rat insulinoma (INS-1) cell line showed that recombinant protein was able to induce cell proliferation and activate the JAK-2/STAT-5 signal transduction pathway, demonstrating that plant cells can produce the biologically active hPL protein. To further characterize the plant expression system for hPL production, we analyzed the stability of the protein during the life cycle of tobacco plants as well as the transmission of the transgenic trait to the progeny. The recombinant protein was stably accumulated in young leaves, reaching the maximum level in the first month (6.51 μg/g of fresh weight), but showing a decreasing trend of 26% from the initial sampling time until the end of plant's life cycle. The progeny of the selected pNEKhPL2 plant showed in vitro expression levels of up to 1.1% of TSP. Our results therefore indicate that transgenic plants are a suitable expression system for hPL production.

  9. New Tools to Prepare ACE Cross-section Files for MCNP Analytic Test Problems

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    Brown, Forrest B. [Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). Monte Carlo Codes Group

    2016-06-17

    Monte Carlo calculations using one-group cross sections, multigroup cross sections, or simple continuous energy cross sections are often used to: (1) verify production codes against known analytical solutions, (2) verify new methods and algorithms that do not involve detailed collision physics, (3) compare Monte Carlo calculation methods with deterministic methods, and (4) teach fundamentals to students. In this work we describe 2 new tools for preparing the ACE cross-section files to be used by MCNP® for these analytic test problems, simple_ace.pl and simple_ace_mg.pl.

  10. Investigation of lipid oxidation and non-enzymatic browning reactions in marine PL emulsions

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    Lu, Henna Fung Sieng; Nielsen, Nina Skall; Baron, Caroline P.

    from PE or amino acids affected the oxidative stability of purified marine PL emulsions. The secondary objective was to study the non-enzymatic browning reactions in the emulsions which included both Strecker degradation (SD) and pyrroles formation. Emulsions were prepared with and without addition...... of amino acids (leucine, methionine and lysine) from 2 authentic standards (PC and PE) and 2 purified marine PL (LC and MPL) through sonication method. Emulsions were incubated at 60 ºC for 0, 2, 4 and 6 days. Non-enzymatic browning reactions were investigated through measurement of i) Strecker aldehydes......, ii) yellowness index (YI), iii) hydrophobic and hydrophilic pyrroles content. On the other hand, the oxidative stability of emulsion was measured through secondary lipid derived volatiles. The result showed that the presence of PE and amino acids caused the formation of pyrroles, generated...

  11. PL/SQL and Bind Variable: the two ways to increase the efficiency of Network Databases

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    Hitesh KUMAR SHARMA

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Modern data analysis applications are driven by the Network databases. They are pushing traditional database and data warehousing technologies beyond their limits due to their massively increasing data volumes and demands for low latency. There are three major challenges in working with network databases: interoperability due to heterogeneous data repositories, proactively due to autonomy of data sources and high efficiency to meet the application demand. This paper provides the two ways to meet the third challenge of network databases. This goal can be achieved by network database administrator with the usage of PL/SQL blocks and bind variable. The paper will explain the effect of PL/SQL block and bind variable on Network database efficiency to meet the modern data analysis application demand.

  12. Sustentabilidade e Inovação: Um Estudo Sobre o Plástico Verde

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    Zambanini, Marcos Eduardo; Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul - USCS; Bresciani, Luis Paulo; Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul - USCS; Pereira, Raquel da Silva; Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul - USCS; Souza, Dércia Antunes de; Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul - USCS; Ortega, Gustavo; Universidade Municipal de São Caetano do Sul - USCS

    2013-01-01

    O presente trabalho tem por objetivo verificar a perspectiva de possível substituição do plástico oriundo dos combustíveis fósseis não renováveis e esgotáveis pelo Plástico Verde, fabricado a partir do etanol de cana-de-açúcar, recurso renovável. O estudo consiste em uma pesquisa exploratória com abordagem qualitativa, realizada mediante análise de artigos técnicos, informações disponíveis no site da empresa Braskem e entrevistas com atores empresariais envolvidos com o tema. Como um dos resu...

  13. Using the PL/SQL Cartridge of the Oracle Application Server to Deploy Web Applications

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    Begovich, C.L.

    1999-06-14

    Deploying business applications on the internal Web is a priority at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Lockheed Martin Energy Research) and Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. as with most corporations. Three separate applications chose the Oracle Application Server (OAS), using the PL/SQL cartridge as a Web deployment method. This method was chosen primarily because the data was already stored in Oracle tables and developers knew HJSQL or at least SQL. The Database Support group had the responsibility of installing, testing, and determining standard methods for interfacing with the PL/SQL cartridge of the OAS. Note that the term Web Application Server was used for version 3, but in this discussion, OAS will be used for both version 3 and version 4.

  14. Comparison of two methods for extraction of volatiles from marine PL emulsions

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    Lu, Henna Fung Sieng; Nielsen, Nina Skall; Jacobsen, Charlotte

    2013-01-01

    analysis. However, the CAR/PDMS‐SPME technique was efficient for lipid oxidation analysis in emulsions of less complex headspace. The SPME method extracted volatiles of lower molecular weights more efficient than the DHS method. On the other hand, DHS Tenax GR appeared to be more efficient in extracting......The dynamic headspace (DHS) thermal desorption principle using Tenax GR tube, as well as the solid phase micro‐extraction (SPME) tool with carboxen/polydimethylsiloxane 50/30 µm CAR/PDMS SPME fiber, both coupled to GC/MS were implemented for the isolation and identification of both lipid...... and Strecker derived volatiles in marine phospholipids (PL) emulsions. Comparison of volatile extraction efficiency was made between the methods. For marine PL emulsions with a highly complex composition of volatiles headspace, a fiber saturation problem was encountered when using CAR/PDMS‐SPME for volatiles...

  15. DLTS and PL studies of proton radiation defects in tin-doped FZ silicon

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    Simoen, E. E-mail: simoen@imec.be; Claeys, C.; Privitera, V.; Coffa, S.; Kokkoris, M.; Kossionides, E.; Fanourakis, G.; Nylandsted Larsen, A.; Clauws, P

    2002-01-01

    In this paper, deep level transient spectroscopy (DLTS) is applied to study the deep levels in tin-doped and high-energy proton irradiated n-type float-zone (FZ) silicon. The results will be compared with irradiated tin-free FZ reference material, in order to evaluate the hardening potential. It will be shown that in Sn-doped silicon (FZ:Sn), a number of additional deep levels can be observed, two of which have been identified as acceptors associated with Sn-V. Furthermore, optically active recombination centres have been probed by photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy. The PL results confirm the reduction of electrically active radiation-defect formation in FZ:Sn. At the same time, no Sn-related optically active centres have been found so far.

  16. Semiótica plástica e linguagem publicitária

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    Jean-Marie Floch

    1987-01-01

    Full Text Available Foi a pedido de estudantes de publicidade que estudamos um dos anúncios da campanha de lançamento do cigarro “ News” (1. Isso quer dizer que não abordamos este estudo com a preocupação de reencontrar e, menos ainda, de justificar o problema que tentamos elaborar há vários anos, o da semiótica plástica.

  17. Arquitectura Artes Plásticas. Relación-Retroalimentación

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    Yusley Lumpuy Riera

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available El intercambio de métodos, recursos y principios es hoy una necesidad entre las manifestaciones del arte. La relación existente entre la arquitectura y las artes plásticas debe ser estudiada debidamente. La arquitectura es la manifestación artística más ligada a la economía, por tanto la más limitada en su desarrollo. El financiamiento requerido para impulsar las artes plásticas es mucho menor que el necesario para fomentar el diseño arquitectónico, por lo que la plástica ha evolucionado con mayor facilidad y libertad. Establecer puentes de conexión entre ambas manifestaciones posibilitará ampliar el pensamiento arquitectónico ante las actuales limitaciones económicas y proporcionará valiosos métodos para enfrentar una tarea de proyección.

  18. Comparative PL study of individual ZnO nanorods, grown by APMOCVD and CBD techniques

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    Khranovskyy, Volodymyr, E-mail: volkh@ifm.liu.se [Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linkoeping University, 58183 Linkoeping (Sweden); Yakimova, Rositza; Karlsson, Fredrik; Syed, Abdul S.; Holtz, Per-Olof [Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linkoeping University, 58183 Linkoeping (Sweden); Nigussa Urgessa, Zelalem [Department of Physics, P.O Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth 6031 (South Africa); Samuel Oluwafemi, Oluwatobi [Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha Campus, Private Bag XI 5117 (South Africa); Reinhardt Botha, Johannes [Department of Physics, P.O Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth 6031 (South Africa)

    2012-05-15

    The photoluminescence properties of individual ZnO nanorods, grown by atmospheric pressure metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (APMOCV) and chemical bath deposition (CBD) are investigated by means of temperature dependent micro-PL. It was found that the low temperature PL spectra are driven by neutral donor bound exciton emission D{sup 0}X, peaked at 3.359 and 3.363 eV for APMOCVD and CBD ZnO nanorods, respectively. The temperature increase causes a red energy shift of the peaks and enhancement of the free excitonic emission (FX). The FX was found to dominate after 150 K for both samples. It was observed that while APMOCVD ZnO nanorods possess a constant low signal of visible deep level emission with temperature, the ZnO nanorods grown by CBD revealed the thermal activation of deep level emission (DLE) after 130 K. The resulting room temperature DLE was a wide band located at 420-550 nm. The PL properties of individual ZnO nanorods can be of importance for their forthcoming application in future optoelectronics and photonics.

  19. APLIKASI KONVERSI FLOWCHART KE KODE PROGRAM BAHASA PEMROGRAMAN PL/SQL MYSQL

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    I Made Sukarsa

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Flowchart merupakan bagan yang menjelaskan secara rinci langkah-langkah dari proses program. Orang dengan mudah dapat memahami urutan proses dari program yang dibuat dengan melihat flowchart saja. Setelah flowchart selesai dibuat barulah dilakukan proses menulis program (coding sesuai dengan flowchart yang telah dibuat menggunakan bahasa pemrograman yang diinginkan. Proses menulis program (coding memerlukan keahlian khusus untuk melakukannya. Orang yang akan melakukan coding haruslah mengetahui struktur dari bahasa pemrograman yang digunakan dan paham dengan bahasa pemrograman tersebut, sehingga banyak orang yang tidak bisa melakukannya atau orang yang sedang belajar pemrograman kesulitan dalam melakukannya. Salah satunya terjadi pada saat pemrograman PL/SQL pada  Mesin MySQL. Oleh sebab itu, dibuat aplikasi konversi flowchart ke dalam bentuk kode program bahasa pemrograman PL/SQL khusus untuk database MySQL. Pada Aplikasi ini, pengguna hanya perlu menggambar flowchart pada aplikasi dan kode program PL/SQL MySQL yang bersesuaian dengan flowchart tersebut akan tercipta dan telah diuji dapat berjalan sesuai ketentuan.

  20. Geometric Potential of Pléiades 1A Satellite Imagery

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    Postelniak Andrii

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available In this paper, the geometrical characteristics of Pléiades 1A satellite imagery (both single and stereo are analysed. At first the process of digital surface model (DSM extraction from a Pléiades 1A stereo pair is described and analysed. After that geometric an accuracy of imagery, orthorectified using the extracted DSM and using the SRTM (Shuttle radar topographic mission was analysed. The Pléiades 1A stereo pair was acquired on October 22, 2012 from the same orbital pass over an urban zone (Kiev, Ukraine. The study area is heterogeneous: there are both built-up and flat areas. The iImage orientation, DSM extraction and orthorectified images generation were performed using the PCI Geomatica 2013 software. The results showed that a strong, positive correlation between reference-derived elevations and DSM-derived elevations can be observed, and the orthorectified image accuracy, generated using that DSM, approximately equal to 1 m can be achieved using a bias compensation sensor model. Different sensor models were used for orthorectification using the SRTM. In this case, the geometric accuracy is а function of a chosen sensor model and a number of ground control points (GCP.

  1. A Study on the Pricing Model for 3PL of Inventory Financing

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    Zhilan Song

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Being a new research area, logistics finance solves the contradiction between banks and SMEs (small and medium enterprises about financing; it is beneficial to financial market and logistics market development too. As a service innovation, it unites the interests of bank, 3PL (third-party logistics providers, and SMEs and integrates material, finance, and information. Logistics finance has been developed in recent years in China, but the research is not enough on 3PL enterprises. On the background of that, the paper makes a research in the field of logistics finance with different pricing methods, based on the perspective of third-party logistics enterprises. This paper proposes a pricing model of inventory financing that can maximize the cash flow of 3PL enterprise, when the default rate of the small- and medium-sized enterprise is affected by the pledge price. And then this paper studies the model of inventory financing that can maximize the cash flow of enterprise under the condition of the existence of cash discount rate. The core factors affecting the loan-to-value ratio were established through analysis of mathematical model. We also consider the loan-to-value ratio of cash discount rate in the model. Results show that in the pledge of the known function and cash discount the price change can be calculated to meet enterprise cash flow lending rates and get biggest loan-to-value ratio.

  2. Nano-XRF Analysis of Metal Impurities Distribution at PL Active Grain Boundaries During mc-Silicon Solar Cell Processing

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    Bernardini, Simone; Johnston, Steve; West, Bradley; Naerland, Tine U.; Stuckelberger, Michael; Lai, Barry; Bertoni, Mariana I.

    2017-01-01

    Metal impurities are known to hinder the performance of commercial Si-based solar cells by inducing bulk recombination, increasing leakage current, and causing direct shunting. Recently, a set of photoluminescence (PL) images of neighboring multicrystalline silicon wafers taken from a cell production line at different processing stages has been acquired. Both band-to-band PL and sub-bandgap PL (subPL) images showed various regions with different PL signal intensity. Interestingly, in several of these regions a reversal of the subPL intensity was observed right after the deposition of the antireflective coating. In this paper, we present the results of the synchrotron-based nano-X-ray fluorescence imaging performed in areas characterized by the subPL reversal to evaluate the possible role of metal decoration in this uncommon behavior. Furthermore, the acquisition of a statistically meaningful set of data for samples taken at different stages of the solar cell manufacturing allows us to shine a light on the precipitation and rediffusion mechanisms of metal impurities at these grain boundaries.

  3. Cálculo de engranajes plásticos. // Directions about plastic gear calculation.

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    J. L. Moya Rodríguez

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos tiempos los materiales plásticos han tenido una proliferación en todos los campos de la Industria Mecánica,debido esencialmente a su bajo costo y a las mejoras de las propiedades mecánicas que se han ido logrando. En el casoparticular de las transmisiones por engranajes existe una gran cantidad de estos materiales que pueden ser usados y dehecho se utilizan para la fabricación de ruedas dentadas de características muy disímiles. En la literatura científica existemuy poca información disponible sobre las fallas de engranajes plásticos, métodos de cálculo a resistencia y posiblesmateriales a emplear con sus respectivas propiedades mecánicas. Inclusive este tema no se aborda en los currículos deestudio tradicionales en Ibero-América. Queda mucho por discutir aun acerca del empleo de las correcciones del dentado enestas ruedas dentadas plásticas. En el presente trabajo se hace un análisis de los materiales, características, estudio de lasfallas principales, métodos de cálculo y ejemplos de aplicación de los engranajes plásticos.Palabras claves: Plásticos, engranes, perfil dentado.____________________________________________________________________________Abstract.Recently the use of plastic materials has been growing up due to their low cost and the improvements achieved on theirmechanical properties. In the particular case of gear transmissions there are great quantities of polymers that can be usedfor gears. Plastic gears are powerful means of cutting drive cost, weight, noise, and wear. Plastic gears also open newopportunities for smaller and more efficient transmissions. Scientific literature about plastic gears failures, designingmethods and materials is insufficient. Most engineering reference books are desicated to steel gears but there areremarkably silent about plastic gears. Design methods for plastic gears and gear trains must be modernized, because muchof the information available is derived from

  4. Remix, Pastiche, Plágio: autorias da nova geração

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    Pedro Demo

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available A querela em torno do plágio parece estar se acalmando um pouco, ainda que o problema permaneça sumamente grave. Não significa que vamos engolir o plágio, mas que precisamos entender razões de sua proliferação e visões diferenciadas de autoria (BLUM, 2009. Dentro da visão puritana (moderna, plágio é nada mais que fraude criminosa, porque se apropria de direitos alheios. Dentro, porém, da visão mais não linear (pós-moderna, além de ser difícil delimitar o que seria plágio iniludivelmente, pode-se perceber que originalidade, em certo sentido, não existe: as ideias são sempre dinâmicas compartilhadas cultural e linguisticamente (WEINBERGER, 2007. O jeito pessoal de reconstruir as ideias talvez seja único, mas não todas as ideias. Se formos excessivamente rigorosos, toda conversa é plágio, inclusive obras científicas. Na célebre alusão de Newton, sua produção matemática representou avanço decisivo no mundo científico, mas a partir de outros autores (usava a expressão: apoiado nos ombros de antecessores. É problema certamente que muitos estudantes, usando a internet, copiem friamente trechos inteiros como se fossem seus ou mesmo "comprem" uma dissertação. Ocorre também que a nova geração apresenta traços de identidade bastante diferentes, em especial com respeito à vida acadêmica e seus códigos de conduta: estudar é importante, mas é apenas um pedaço na vida e, sob pressões extremas, plagiar também é "opção". Neste texto busco analisar preliminarmente metamorfoses da autoria na nova geração.

  5. An Introduction to the DA-T Gibbs Sampler for the Two-Parameter Logistic (2PL Model and Beyond

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    Gunter Maris

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available The DA-T Gibbs sampler is proposed by Maris and Maris (2002 as a Bayesian estimation method for a wide variety of Item Response Theory (IRT models. The present paper provides an expository account of the DAT Gibbs sampler for the 2PL model. However, the scope is not limited to the 2PL model. It is demonstrated how the DA-T Gibbs sampler for the 2PL may be used to build, quite easily, Gibbs samplers for other IRT models. Furthermore, the paper contains a novel, intuitive derivation of the Gibbs sampler and could be read for a graduate course on sampling.

  6. A comparison of the diagnostic utility of the sFlt-1/PlGF ratio versus PlGF alone for the detection of preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome.

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    Stepan, H; Hund, M; Gencay, M; Denk, B; Dinkel, C; Kaminski, W E; Wieloch, P; Semus, B; Meloth, T; Dröge, L-A; Verlohren, S

    2016-08-01

    The Elecsys(®) immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio and the Triage(®) PlGF assay were compared (in a prospective, multicenter, case-control study) for diagnosis of preeclampsia/hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets (HELLP) syndrome. Women in European perinatal care centers with singleton pregnancies were enrolled: 178 cases had confirmed preeclampsia and 391 controls had normal outcome. Patients in the preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome group were matched pairwise by gestational week to healthy controls (1:2). Maternal blood samples were analyzed using (a) fully automated Elecsys PlGF and Elecsys sFlt-1 immunoassays with two cutoffs (early-onset [preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome. The overall diagnostic performance of the Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio (area under the curve [AUC] 0.941) was higher than for Triage PlGF (AUC 0.917). The Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio sensitivity and specificity was: 94.0% (95% confidence interval [CI] 86.5-98.0) and 99.4% (95% CI: 96.8-99.9) for early-onset preeclampsia; and 89.5% (95% CI: 81.5-94.8) and 95.4% (95% CI: 91.7-97.8) for late-onset preeclampsia. The Triage assay sensitivity and specificity was: 96.4% (95% CI: 89.8-99.3) and 88.5% (95% CI: 82.8-92.8) (early-onset); and 90.5% (95% CI: 83-96) and 64.5% (95% CI: 57.8-70.9) (late onset). The fully automated Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio provides improved diagnostic utility over the Triage PlGF assay with improved specificity for the clinical management of pregnant women with suspected preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome.

  7. 基于模糊PlD的汽油发动机调速系统的研究设计%Design of Speed Control System of Gasoline Engine Based on Fuzzy PlD Algorithm

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    徐高远; 暨仲明

    2015-01-01

    针对工业生产中,汽油发动机运动过程复杂,常规PlD难以控制的问题,提出一种自适应模糊PlD控制算法,对汽油机的输出转速进行参数自整定。首先介绍汽油机调速系统的组成,然后建立了汽油机以及执行器的数学模型,然后分析了模糊PlD控制原理,建立模糊控制规则表和模糊PlD控制系统仿真模型,并利用所设计的模糊PlD控制系统对汽油发动机进行调速仿真。仿真结果表明,所设计的模糊PlD控制方案能够有效改善汽油发动机转速的动态和稳态性能。%This paper proposes an adaptive Fuzzy-PlD control algorithm,to make the engine speed regulator can conduct parame-ter self-tuning.This paper firstly introduces the composition of control system on gasoline engine,and establishes the mathe-matical model of gasoline engine and actuator.Based on this model,this paper analyzes the adaptive Fuzzy-PlD control algo-rithm,and establishes the fuzzy control table.The speed of gasoline engine control system is simulated by MATLAB.

  8. Serial measurements of serum human placental lactogen (hPL) and serial ultrasound examinations in the evaluation of fetal growth

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    Sørensen, Steen; von Tabouillot, D; Schioler, V;

    2000-01-01

    weakly to intrauterine growth velocity (r=0.08). hPL-slope and intrauterine growth velocity independently predicted birth weight deviation. Heavy smoking which was stopped before the third trimester was not associated with low intrauterine growth velocity, but with a low hPL-slope. Preeclampsia...... and to the deviation in birth weight, but hPL seems to have a separate physiological significance, since it did not pick up when smoking was stopped and growth velocity was normalised and it did not at all detect the increased growth associated with preeclampsia.......Serial serum hPL measurements and serial ultrasound fetometry were compared in the evaluation of fetal growth by relating these two parameters to size at birth and to clinical factors known to influence size at birth. The data were from a prospective study of 1000 consecutive pregnant women...

  9. Registration of Aerial Image with Airborne LiDAR Data Based on Plücker Line

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    SHENG Qinghong

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Registration of aerial image with airborne LiDAR data is a key to feature extraction. A registration model based on Plücker line is proposed. The relative position and attitude relationship between the conjugate lines in LiDAR and image is determined based on Plücker linear equation, which describes line transformation in space, then coplanarity condition equation is established. Finally, coordinate transformation between image point and corresponding LiDAR point is achieved by the spiral movement of Plücker lines in the image. The registration model of Plücker linear coplanarity condition equation is simple, and jointly describes the rotation and translation to avoid coupling error between them, so the accuracy is approved. This research provides technical support for high-quality earth spatial information acquisition.

  10. Morfoanatomia da plântula de Celtis iguanaea (Jacq. Sarg. (Ulmaceae = Morphology and anatomy of Celtis iguanaea (Jacq. Sarg. (Ulmaceae seedling

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    Rosemari Pilati

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Celtis iguanaea é uma espécie pioneira, típica de mata ciliar. O presente estudo visa a investigação da morfoanatomia da plântula dessa espécie, pertencente à Ulmaceae. As sementes, coletadas na planície de inundação do alto rio Paraná, foram germinadas emcâmara de germinação com temperatura constante de 30ºC e mantidas sob luz fluorescente contínua. O desenvolvimento das plântulas ocorreu em casa de vegetação. A análise anatômica foi feita em plântulas fixadas em FAA 50. Esse material foi secionado transversalmente e as seções obtidas foram coradas em safranina e azul de astra. Verificou-seque a plântula é fanerocotiledonar, epigéia, e apresenta raiz ramificada, hipocótilo desenvolvido, cotilédones obovados e persistentes, epicótilo verde e piloso e eofilo oblongo ou lanceolado. A raiz é tetrarca ou diarca. O hipocótilo possui crescimento secundário com periderme de origem profunda. O epicótilo também apresenta crescimento secundário com periderme de origem subepidérmica. Os cotilédones e o eofilo são folhas dorsiventrais comcistólitos.Celtis iguanaea it is a typical arboreal species of ciliar forest, belonging to the family Ulmaceae. This work intends to investigate the morphology and anatomy of seedling species. The seeds used were collected from several trees, in fragments of the Semideciduous Seasonal Alluvial and Submontane Forest located on Upper Paraná Riverfloodplain. The seeds were germinated at constant temperatures (30ºC, using germination chambers and kept under continuous fluorescent light. Seedling development occurred in a greenhouse. Anatomical analysis was made in seedlings fixed in FAA 50. The botanical material was sectioned by microtome and stained with safranin and astra blue. The seedling is phanerocotylar and epigeal, presents ramified root, developed hypocotyl, obovate and persistent cotyledons, green and hairy epicotyl and the first leaf in a shape oblong or lanceolate. Root is

  11. The almost sure behavior of the oscillation modulus for PL-process and cumulative hazard process under random censorship

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    周勇[1; 孙六全[2; Paul; S.F.YIP[3

    1999-01-01

    The local behavior of oscillation modulus of the product-limit (PL) process and the cumulative hazard process is investigated when the data are subjected to random censoring. Laws of the iterated logarithm of local oscillation modulus for the PL-process and the cumulative hazard process are established. Some of these results are applied to obtain the almost sure best rates of convergence for various types of density estimators as well as the Bahadur-Kiefer type process.

  12. Registration of Aerial Image with Airborne LiDAR Data Based on Plücker Line

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    SHENG Qinghong; Chen, Shuwen; FEI Lijia; Liu, Jianfeng; Wang, Huinan

    2015-01-01

    Registration of aerial image with airborne LiDAR data is a key to feature extraction. A registration model based on Plücker line is proposed. The relative position and attitude relationship between the conjugate lines in LiDAR and image is determined based on Plücker linear equation, which describes line transformation in space, then coplanarity condition equation is established. Finally, coordinate transformation between image point and corresponding LiDAR point is achieved by the ...

  13. PL1 fusion gene: a novel visual selectable marker gene that confers tolerance to multiple abiotic stresses in transgenic tomato.

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    Jin, Feng; Li, Shu; Dang, Lijie; Chai, Wenting; Li, Pengli; Wang, Ning Ning

    2012-10-01

    Visual selectable markers, including the purple color caused by the accumulation of anthocyanins, have been proposed for use as antibiotic-free alternatives. However, the excessive accumulation of anthocyanins seriously inhibits the growth and development of transgenic plants. In our study, the AtDWF4 promoter from Arabidopsis and the tomato LeANT1 gene, encoding a MYB transcription factor, were used to construct the PL1 fusion gene to test whether it could be used as a visual selectable marker gene for tomato transformation. All the PL1 transgenic shoots exhibited intense purple color on shoot induction medium. In the transgenic tomato plants, PL1 was highly expressed in the cotyledons, but expressed only slightly in the true leaves and other organs. The expression of PL1 had no significantly adverse effects on the growth or development of the transgenic tomato plants, and conferred tolerance to multiple abiotic stresses in them. With the “cut off green shoots” method, multiple independent 35S::GFP transgenic tomato lines were successfully obtained using PL1 as the selectable marker gene. These results suggest that PL1 has potential application of visual selectable marker gene for tomato transformation.

  14. Molecular mechanism underlying the functional loss of cyclindependent kinase inhibitors pl6 and p27 in hepatocellular carcinoma

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    Yasunobu Matsuda

    2008-01-01

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common human cancers, and its incidence is still increasing in many countries. The prognosis of HCC patients remains poor, and identification of useful molecular prognostic markers is required. Many recent studies have shown that functional alterations of cell-cycle regulators can be observed in HCC. Among the various types of cell-cycle regulators, pl6 and p27 are frequently inactivated in HCC and are considered to be potent tumor suppressors. pl6, a Gl-specific cell-cycle inhibitor that prevents the association of cyclindependent kinase (CDK) 4 and CDK6 with cyclin Dl, is frequently inactivated in HCC via CpG methylation of its promoter region. pl6 may be involved in the early steps of hepatocarcinogenesis, since pl6 gene methylation has been detected in subsets of pre-neoplastic liver cirrhosis patients. p27, a negative regulator of the Gl-S phase transition through inhibition of the kinase activities of Cdk2/cyclin A and Cdk2/cyclin E complexes, is now considered to be an adverse prognostic factor in HCC. In some cases of HCC with increased cell proliferation, p27 is overexpressed but inactivated by sequestration into cyclin Dl-CDK4-containing complexes. Since loss of pl6 is closely related to functional inactivation of p27 in HCC, investigating both pl6 and p27 may be useful for precise prognostic predictions in individuals with HCC.

  15. Estimativa do vigor das sementes e das plântulas de Bixa orellana L.

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    Roberta Leopoldo Ferreira

    Full Text Available RESUMO A multiplicação de espécies como as da planta de urucum tem limitações em função do conhecimento limitado das características morfológicas e fisiológicas das sementes e das plântulas e da restrição de métodos para determinar a qualidade dessas sementes. Nessa pesquisa, o objetivo foi estudar a adequação do teste de envelhecimento acelerado para estimar o vigor das sementes de urucum (Bixa orellana L., relacionando os resultados desse teste com a formação das plântulas e as diferenças de genótipo dos acessos genéticos. As sementes de urucum, representadas por quatro acessos genéticos, e por três lotes, foram avaliadas pelos testes de germinação, primeira contagem da germinação, classificação do vigor das plântulas e emergência das plântulas (total e índice de velocidade. No teste de envelhecimento acelerado foram avaliados a temperatura, de 41 ºC, e os períodos, de 48; 72 e 96 horas, de exposição das sementes às umidades relativas de 100% (água e de 76% (solução saturada de NaCl. A solução saturada reduz a quantidade de água absorvida pelas sementes de urucum, expostas às condições do teste de envelhecimento acelerado, reduzindo a deterioração das sementes, favorecendo a uniformidade dos resultados e a redução da proliferação de fungos, comuns na germinação das sementes de urucum. O teste de envelhecimento acelerado, com água ou solução salina, por 72 horas ou 96 horas, é eficiente para classificar as sementes de urucum quanto à qualidade. Assim, as variações dos teores de água das sementes de urucum devem ser entre 23;6 e 28;9% (72 horas e 29;7 e 32;9% (96 horas para a utilização da água e entre 7,3 e 9,5% para a utilização da solução salina de NaCl.

  16. Los giros del caleidoscopio: dos versiones lezamianas de la escritura sobre artes plásticas

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    Mariana Sierra Aponte

    2014-01-01

    La crítica de arte escrita por el poeta, narrador y ensayista José Lezama Lima proporciona una triple perspectiva. Observa tanto en los ensayos compilados en La visualidad infinita, como en los artículos de la revista Orígenes el diálogo entre las corrientes artísticas internacionales y una pintura vanguardista cubana, reflexiona sobre elementos propios de la labor plástica y teje un continuo contrapunto entre la poesía y la pintura. Este encuentro entre los dos quehaceres artísticos, donde l...

  17. Cirugía plástica periodontal, una realidad asistencial: reporte de casos

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    Godoy, Claudia; Guerrero, Virginia; Lozano, Elizabeth

    2014-01-01

    En la actualidad, la periodoncia no solo se encarga de resolver los procesos infecciosos que afectan al periodonto, sino que también es responsable de la preservación de la función, del confort y de la estética de los tejidos periodontales. Es por eso que hoy en día las técnicas de cirugía plástica periodontal son una herramienta esencial para la resolución de defectos mucogingivales en donde el tejido conectivo subepitelial, debido a su biología, se ha convertido en la mejor alternativa para...

  18. Breve espaço entre cor e sombra: literatura e artes plásticas

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    2010-01-01

    O presente trabalho tem por objetivo analisar o romance Breve espaço entre cor e sombra, de Cristovão Tezza, seguindo os preceitos da literatura comparada. A obra transita entre a literatura e as artes plásticas, tornando-se, portanto, imprescindível conceituar o que é arte, entender os caminhos que ela vem percorrendo desde os primórdios e destacar algumas marcas presentes nas obras de artistas da modernidade. Uma vez que o fio condutor do romance gira em torno de uma falsa cabeça esculpida ...

  19. Cirugía plástica periodontal, una realidad asistencial: reporte de casos

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    Claudia,Godoy; Guerrero,Virginia; Lozano,Elizabeth

    2014-01-01

    En la actualidad, la periodoncia no solo se encarga de resolver los procesos infecciosos que afectan al periodonto, sino que también es responsable de la preservación de la función, del confort y de la estética de los tejidos periodontales. Es por eso que hoy en día las técnicas de cirugía plástica periodontal son una herramienta esencial para la resolución de defectos mucogingivales en donde el tejido conectivo subepitelial, debido a su biología, se ha convertido en la mejor alternativa para...

  20. Arte de recreo: La experiencia plástica como medio educativo

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    Álvarez Romero, María

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    Este proyecto propone defender un arte colectivo que funcione en su plenitud con la colaboración del público. Hace uso del factor procesual y relacional para acercarlo a las personas que no tienen noción del arte contemporáneo. Propone hacer partícipe al espectador de la creación plástica y otorgar más importancia a la experiencia que adquieran que a su resultado final. Tenemos la intención de reencantar el arte a través de la atracción, la estética y el juego. Buscamos influir...

  1. Japanese Forwarders’ Local Import Hub in Asia: 3PL Power and Environmental Improvement

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    Kunio MIYASHITA

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate by an econometric method which countries or regions in Asia are superior import hubs for Japan based on two axes, the third party logistics (3PL business power of Japanese local forwarders and the logistical environment catch-up speed of these countries. According to the estimated results, this simple model can explain the structural changes in China's logistics based on its WTO accession and can develop Japanese forwarders’ stable import hub ranking by suggesting total optimization in the East Asian NIES (newly industrial economies and the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Countries districts by Japanese forwarders.

  2. Estructura cristalina del acero AISI 1045 deformado plásticamente

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    Tomás Fernández Columbié

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Se abordó el comportamiento microestructural del acero AISI 1045 endurecido mediante la Deformación Plástica Superficial por rodillo, Se establece el mecanismo de endurecimiento del acero por el deslizamiento de los granos en la red cristalina y se demuestra el fenómeno de la acritud, la cual es producto del tensionamiento de los granos cuando el material es sometido al tensionamiento de su estructura cristalina. Se establece el procedimiento experimental realizado después que las probetas fueron sometidas al proceso de deformación.

  3. Estructura cristalina del acero AISI 1045 deformado plásticamente

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    Tomás Fernández Columbié; Isnel Rodríguez González; Dayanis Alcántara Borges

    2008-01-01

    Se abordó el comportamiento microestructural del acero AISI 1045 endurecido mediante la Deformación Plástica Superficial por rodillo, Se establece el mecanismo de endurecimiento del acero por el deslizamiento de los granos en la red cristalina y se demuestra el fenómeno de la acritud, la cual es producto del tensionamiento de los granos cuando el material es sometido al tensionamiento de su estructura cristalina. Se establece el procedimiento experimental realizado después que las probetas fu...

  4. A new activator strontium for magnesium tetraborate: PL and TL studies.

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    Evis, D; Yucel, A; Kizilkaya, N; Depci, T; Kafadar, V E; Öztürk, E; Yildirim, R G

    2016-10-01

    Strontium was used for the first time as an activator agent for magnesium tetraborate (MBO) and photoluminescence (PL) and thermoluminescence (TL) properties were determined using a spectrophotometer and a TL reader, respectively. The results proved that 0.25wt% Sr ratio played an important role in prolonging the afterglow and the phosphor gave the main TL peak with the highest intensity at 200°C like an ideal case. Therefore, it is worthwhile to carry out continuous and systematic research on it. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  5. Telemetry beacon for Polish payload on BRITE-PL-2 satellite

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    Woźniak, Grzegorz; Stolarski, Marcin

    2013-10-01

    Small satellite missions are becoming more popular. To reduce costs of such projects COTS are used to build the spacecraft and amateur bands are utilized to communicate with it. Although using the hamradio frequencies is free of charge and requires only coordination procedures [1], it is good habit to include on satellite some service for radioamateur society in return. The BRITE-PL-2 Heweliusz [2] satellite - the second Polish satellite from BRITE constellation - will have an S-Band beacon transmitting Morse code signals.

  6. Acercamiento de la expresión plástica al aula hospitalaria

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    Ramos González, Laura

    2016-01-01

    En este documento se expone el proyecto: Mis amigos los artistas, llevado a cabo en el Aula Hospitalaria situada en el Hospital General de Segovia con el fin de implementar una serie de actividades de educación plástica y observar si el concepto de arteterapia es coherente con la realidad. En una primera parte podemos encontrar el marco teórico en el que se definen y aclaran diferentes conceptos que consideramos necesarios para entender el proyecto, y en una segunda parte se...

  7. Las Artes Plásticas como medio articulador del currículo escolar

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    Ligia María Angulo Hernández; Alba Fernández Zamora

    2007-01-01

    Recibido 2 de noviembre de 2006 • Aprobado 30 de noviembre de 2006   Resumen. Este ensayo se basa en la experiencia realizada por una maestra, en la cual integra el currículum, correlacionando las disciplinas de la matemática, ciencias, estudios sociales y español a través de los elementos del lenguaje plástico. La experiencia se desarrolló en una escuela rural costarricense.   Abstract. This article recounts a teacher's experience who integrates the curriculum, through the correlation o...

  8. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) en mipymes - Agrocadena del plátano

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    Martín Darío Arango Serna; Wilson Adarme Jaime; Patricia Contreras Portilla

    2011-01-01

    Este artículo surge como resultado de una investigación en el tema de Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) en la cadena productiva de deshidratados de plátano, compuesta por una planta deshidratadora (proveedor) y una granja porcina (cliente), incorporando el costo de transporte del producto como parámetro integral de los costos de inventarios, con el fin de examinar las prácticas de gestión de inventarios antes y después de la implementación de VMI. Se muestra inicialmente la contextualización de ...

  9. Variación genética en plántulas de Eucalyptus spp.

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    C. Ramírez H.; J. J. Vargas H.; H. C. Martínez Hernández; J. López U.

    2001-01-01

    En este estudio se evaluó el crecimiento y acumulación de biomasa en plántulas de 7 meses de edad pertenecientes a 42 familias de polinización libre de tres especies de Eucalyptus (E. globulus, E. resinifera, y E. rudis). El ensayo se estableció en condiciones de vivero con germoplasma colectado en plantaciones establecidas en la cuenca del Valle de México. Los resultados indicaron la existencia de variación significativa (P #8804;0.05) entre especies y entre familias dentro de especies para ...

  10. Search for exclusive Z-boson production and observation of high-mass pp[over ]-->pgammagammap[over ]-->pl;{+}l;{-}p[over ] events in pp[over ] collisions at sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV.

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    2009-06-05

    This Letter presents a search for exclusive Z boson production in proton-antiproton collisions at sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV, using the CDF II detector. No exclusive Z-->l;{+}l;{-} candidates are observed and the first upper limit on the exclusive Z cross section in hadron collisions is found to be sigma_{excl}(Z)pgammagammap[over ]-->pl;{+}l;{-}p[over ] are observed, and a measurement of the cross section for M_{ll}>40 GeV/c;{2} and |eta_{l}|<4 is found to be sigma=0.24_{-0.10};{+0.13} pb, which is consistent with the standard model prediction.

  11. Implementing the K-SADS-PL as a standard diagnostic tool: Effects on clinical diagnoses.

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    Matuschek, Tina; Jaeger, Sonia; Stadelmann, Stephanie; Dölling, Katrin; Grunewald, Madlen; Weis, Steffi; von Klitzing, Kai; Döhnert, Mirko

    2016-02-28

    Diagnostic interviews are valuable tools for generating reliable and valid psychiatric diagnoses. However, little is known about the diagnostic effects of implementing such an interview into the standard diagnostic procedure of a child psychiatric clinic. Therefore, we reviewed discharge diagnoses of psychiatric patients (age: 8-12 years; combined sample of inpatients and day hospital patients) over two intervals before and after implementing the semi-structured diagnostic interview K-SADS-PL as a diagnostic tool during intake. Each interval was a two year period spanning from 2009-2010 (pre sample; n=177) and from 2012-2013 (post sample; n=132). The number of diagnoses per patient and the co-morbidity rate increased significantly in the post sample. Furthermore, the percentage of children with a nonspecific diagnosis "other mixed disorders of conduct and emotions" (ICD-10: F92.8) decreased significantly after using the K-SADS-PL. Regarding the main diagnostic categories, a significant increase in the number of anxiety disorders and stress-related and somatoform disorders was found in the post sample. The results suggest that implementing a semi-structured interview into the daily routine of child psychiatry may have a substantial impact on discharge diagnoses. Practical implications are discussed and ideas for future research are given.

  12. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI en mipymes - Agrocadena del plátano

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    Martín Darío Arango Serna

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo surge como resultado de una investigación en el tema de Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI en la cadena productiva de deshidratados de plátano, compuesta por una planta deshidratadora (proveedor y una granja porcina (cliente, incorporando el costo de transporte del producto como parámetro integral de los costos de inventarios, con el fin de examinar las prácticas de gestión de inventarios antes y después de la implementación de VMI. Se muestra inicialmente la contextualización de la cadena en el ámbito del sector y la agroindustria del plátano en Colombia. Posteriormente, se desarrolla el modelo de coordinación de inventarios, tomando como referencia el modelo propuesto por Yao, et al. [1], el cual se fundamenta en el modelo de lote económico de pedido (EOQ. Se realiza la modelación matemática en los escenarios sin VMI y con VMI, incorporando el costo de transporte del producto al costo total del manejo de inventarios. Los resultados muestran que la adopción de VMI genera ahorros para la cadena integrada y como el costo de transporte resulta ser un elemento individual relevante en la estructura de costos logísticos de la cadena estudiada.

  13. FTIR, AFM and PL properties of thin SiO{sub x} films deposited by HFCVD

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    Luna-Lopez, J.A., E-mail: jalbluna@siu.buap.mx [CIDS-ICUAP, BUAP, Ciudad Universitaria, Ed. 103 D, Col. San Manuel, C.P. 72570, Puebla (Mexico); Garcia-Salgado, G.; Diaz-Becerril, T.; Lopez, J. Carrillo; Vazquez-Valerdi, D.E.; Juarez-Santiesteban, H.; Rosendo-Andres, E.; Coyopol, A. [CIDS-ICUAP, BUAP, Ciudad Universitaria, Ed. 103 D, Col. San Manuel, C.P. 72570, Puebla (Mexico)

    2010-10-25

    In order to have optoelectronic functions integrated in a single chip, it is very important to obtain a silicon compatible material with an optimal photoluminescence response. The non-stoichiometric silicon oxide (SiO{sub x}) has shown photoluminescence response and is also compatible with silicon technology. In this work, the composition and optical properties of the SiO{sub x} films are studied using null ellipsometry, Fourier transformed infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), atomic force microscopy (AFM), and photoluminescence (PL). The SiO{sub x} films were growth to different temperatures. The IR absorption spectrum shows the presence of three typical Si-O-Si vibrations modes in SiO{sub 2}. However, changes in their intensity and position were observed. Also, when growth temperature decreased, the Si-H vibrations modes were observed. These changes are directly related with compositional variation in the SiO{sub x} films due to the growth temperature. A PL spectrum shows a considerable emission in the range 400-850 nm that varies with the growth temperatures.

  14. Technical Training: Programmation Unity-Pro pour utilisateurs de Schneider PL7-Pro

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    2004-01-01

    Annonce de nouveau cours pour l'environnement d'automatisme Schneider Un nouveau cours sur les environnements d'automatisme Premium et Quantum de Schneider est maintenant offert dans le cadre de l'Enseignement technique du CERN, afin de découvrir le nouvel outil de programmation Unity. Cette formation, mise en place par le GUAPI (Groupe des utilisateurs d'automates programmables industriels du CERN), sera essentiellement technique et pratique, destinée aux automaticiens concepteurs, metteurs en oeuvre, installateurs, intégrateurs et techniciens de bureau d'études. Ce cours est ouvert aux personnes étant déjà capables de développer une application PL7-Pro sur TSX Premium, ou ayant suivi le stage AP571. Objectifs : Maîtriser rapidement les différences fonctionnelles d'Unity-Pro par rapport à PL7-Pro; programmer en PLC TSX Premium sous Unity, et notamment connaître l'ensemble des l...

  15. 基于Plücker直线的机载LiDAR点云与航空影像的配准%Registration of Aerial Image with Airborne LiDAR Data Based on Plücker Line

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    盛庆红; 陈姝文; 费利佳; 柳建锋; 王惠南

    2015-01-01

    机载LiDAR点云与航空影像的配准是地物提取的关键。本文提出了基于Plücker直线的机载LiDAR点云与航空影像的配准模型。基于三维线空间线变换Plücker直线方程,确定点云和影像中的同名直线间的相对位姿关系,建立Plücker直线共面条件方程,通过影像上的Plücker直线在三维线空间中的螺旋运动,实现像点到其对应LiDAR点的坐标变换。结果表明,Plücker直线共面条件配准模型简洁,将旋转和平移统一处理,避免了两者间的耦合误差,提高了配准精度,为获取高质量的地球三维空间信息提供了技术支持。%Registration of aerial image with airborneLiDAR data is a key to feature extraction .A registra‐tion model based on Plücker line is proposed .The relative position and attitude relationship between the conjugate lines in LiDAR and image is determined based on Plücker linear equation ,which describes line transformation in space ,then copl anarity condition equation is established .Finally ,coordinate transforma‐tion between image point and corresponding LiDAR point is achieved by the spiral movement of Plücker lines in the image .The registration model of Plücker linear coplanarity condition equation is simple ,and jointly describes the rotation and translation to avoid coupling error between them ,so the accuracy is approved .This research provides technical support for high‐quality earth spatial information acquisition .

  16. Denied density-dependent seedling recruitment in a fragmented forest does not decrease seedling diversity El denegado reclutamiento denso-dependiente de plántulas en un bosque fragmentado no disminuye la diversidad de plántulas

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Negative density-dependent relationships in plant communities are currently claimed as an important mechanism for the maintenance of plant diversity. However, anthropogenic perturbations such as forest fragmentation might modify such relationships. We evaluated density-dependent relationships between seed and seedling abundance of a tree assemblage in a fragmented forest for estimating seed-to-seedling transitions and their effects on seedling richness. In continuous forest, two out of four and one out of four species presented significant or a tendency to exhibit negative seedling recruitment which is in agreement with other temperate and tropical forests. In forest fragments (1-6 ha, however, this relationship was uncoupled. Seedling richness and diversity, assessed through Shannon-Wiener Index, did not differ between both types of sites. Therefore, forest fragmentation negatively affected seedling recruitment by uncoupling seed-to-seedling transitions, but not by diminishing seedling diversity. This leads to considering the role of density-dependent relationships for the maintenance of plant diversity in communities and claims for including forest fragments into conservation programmes.Las relaciones denso-dependientes negativas en las comunidades vegetales son actualmente señaladas como un importante mecanismo para la mantención de la diversidad de plantas. Sin embargo, las perturbaciones antropogénicas como la fragmentación del bosque podrían modificar este tipo de relaciones. Evaluamos las relaciones denso-dependientes entre las abundancias de semillas y plántulas en un ensamble de árboles en un bosque fragmentado para estimar las transiciones de semillas a plántulas y sus efectos sobre la riqueza de plántulas. En el bosque continuo tres de cuatro especies presentaron reclutamientos de plántulas negativos, lo cual se condice con otros bosques templados y tropicales. En los fragmentos de bosque (1-6 ha, no obstante, estas

  17. Enraizamento de plântulas de mirtileiro em condição ex vitro com diferentes substratos

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    Tânia Regina Pelizza

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a capacidade de enraizamento ex vitro de plântulas de mirtileiro cultivares Bluebelle, Woodard e Georgiagem em diferentes substratos. O experimento foi instalado no período de fevereiro a abril/2009, em casa de vegetação, com temperatura de ± 25ºC, na Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel/FAEM, em Pelotas (RS. As plântulas (sete gemas e sete folhas + ápice caulinar, após imersas em AIB (250 mg.L-1 por 10 minutos, foram acondicionadas em bandejas plásticas fechadas, com os seguintes substratos: a Plantmax®; b Plantmax® + serragem curtida de pinus (totalmente decomposta; c serragem curtida; d Plantmax® + vermiculita expandida de granulometria média, e e vermiculita expandida de granulometria média. O delineamento experimental foi o inteiramente casualizado, com arranjo fatorial 3 x 5, sendo três cultivares e cinco substratos, com quatro repetições por tratamento, sendo cada repetição constituída de 8 explantes. Após 75 dias, avaliaram-se a percentagem de enraizamento das plântulas, a formação de calo, as plântulas sobreviventes, o comprimento e o número de raízes, o comprimento da maior raiz, a altura das plântulas, o número de brotações e a biomassa fresca total. Pode-se concluir que os melhores substratos para enraizamento ex vitro de plântulas de mirtileiro são vermiculita expandida de granulometria média, serragem curtida de pinus e Plantmax® + vermiculita expandida de granulometria média. Maior potencial de enraizamento ex vitro é alcançado com as cultivares Bluebelle e Woodard.

  18. PL-PatchSurfer: A Novel Molecular Local Surface-Based Method for Exploring Protein-Ligand Interactions

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    Bingjie Hu

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Structure-based computational methods have been widely used in exploring protein-ligand interactions, including predicting the binding ligands of a given protein based on their structural complementarity. Compared to other protein and ligand representations, the advantages of a surface representation include reduced sensitivity to subtle changes in the pocket and ligand conformation and fast search speed. Here we developed a novel method named PL-PatchSurfer (Protein-Ligand PatchSurfer. PL-PatchSurfer represents the protein binding pocket and the ligand molecular surface as a combination of segmented surface patches. Each patch is characterized by its geometrical shape and the electrostatic potential, which are represented using the 3D Zernike descriptor (3DZD. We first tested PL-PatchSurfer on binding ligand prediction and found it outperformed the pocket-similarity based ligand prediction program. We then optimized the search algorithm of PL-PatchSurfer using the PDBbind dataset. Finally, we explored the utility of applying PL-PatchSurfer to a larger and more diverse dataset and showed that PL-PatchSurfer was able to provide a high early enrichment for most of the targets. To the best of our knowledge, PL-PatchSurfer is the first surface patch-based method that treats ligand complementarity at protein binding sites. We believe that using a surface patch approach to better understand protein-ligand interactions has the potential to significantly enhance the design of new ligands for a wide array of drug-targets.

  19. Effect of Low Molecular Weight Heparins (LMWHs on antiphospholipid Antibodies (aPL-mediated inhibition of endometrial angiogenesis.

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    Silvia D'Ippolito

    Full Text Available Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS is an autoimmune disorder characterized by vascular thrombosis and/or pregnancy morbidity in the presence of circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL. Different pathogenic mechanisms for aPL-mediated pregnancy failure have been proposed. In particular a direct effect of aPL on both maternal and fetal side of the placental tissue has been reported, since their reactivity with β2-glycoprotein I (β2GPI makes them adhere to trophoblast and human endometrial endothelial cell (HEEC membranes. β2GPI can be recognized by aPL that, once bound, interfere with both trophoblast functions and with the HEEC differentiation.APS patients can be successfully treated with Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH. Recent reports suggest that LMWH acts through mechanisms alternative to its well known anticoagulant effect, because of its ability to bind β2GPI. In our previous studies, we showed that LMWH is able to reduce the aPL binding to trophoblasts and restore cell invasiveness and differentiation. So far, however, no study has described its effects on endometrial angiogenesis.The aim of our research was to evaluate whether two LMWHs, tinzaparin and enoxaparin, have an effect on the aPL-inhibited endometrial angiogenesis. This prompted us to investigate: (i in vitro HEEC angiogenesis through a Matrigel assay; (ii VEGF secretion by ELISA; (iii matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2 activity by gelatin zymography; (iv Nuclear Factor-κB (NF-κB DNA binding activity by colorimetric assay; (v STAT-3 activation by a sandwich-ELISA kit. Furthermore, using an in vivo murine model we investigated the LMWHs effects on angiogenesis.We demonstrated that the addition of LMWHs prevents aPL-inhibited HEEC angiogenesis, both in vitro and in vivo, and is able to restore the aPL inhibited NF-κB and/or STAT-3 activity, the VEGF secretion and the MMPs activity.The demonstration of a beneficial role for LMWHs on the aPL-inhibited HEEC angiogenesis

  20. Incidencia de nematodos en plátano en distintos estados fenológicos

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    Torrado-Jaime Mayary

    2009-08-01

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    Aunque los nematodos están entre los principales problemas del plátano en Colombia, actualmente se desconoce cuándo aparecen de acuerdo con la fenología y las condiciones ambientales, problema a cuyo esclarecimiento busca contribuir la presente investigación. El trabajo se llevó a cabo en la granja Montelindo (1.050 msnm, temperatura media anual de 22,8°C, precipitación de 2.200 mm año-1, y humedad relativa del 76%. Con el propósito indicado, cormos de 'Dominico Hartón', 'África', 'FHIA-20' y 'FHIA-21' fueron sembrados en un arreglo de 3 x 2 m, y manejados bajo prácticas agronómicas convencionales. Se empleó un diseño en bloques al azar con cuatro repeticiones y 10 plantas útiles. Se realizó muestreo inicial de poblaciones de nematodos en suelo antes de la siembra, y posteriormente cada dos meses en suelo y raíces, empleando el método de centrifugación y flotación en azúcar. Dichas poblaciones fueron analizadas en relación con el comportamiento de los factores climáticos durante el desarrollo de la planta, considerando cinco estados fenológicos: brotación y emergencia, plántula, prefloración, floración, y llenado del racimo y madurez fisiológica. Los principales nematodos encontrados fueron: Radopholus similis, Meloidogyne spp. y Helicotylenchus spp. En general, Helicotylenchus y Radopholus presentaron mayor incidencia durante la etapa de madurez fisiológica. En 'África', Radopholus presentó tres picos máximos de incidencia: plántula, prefloración y madurez fisiológica. En los híbridos, la mayor población de Meloidogyne fue observada durante la floración; y en las cultivariedades, durante la prefloración. La precipitación influyó positivamente sobre la población de nematodos fitoparásitos.

  1. Biometria e morfologia da semente e plântula de oiticica

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    Fábio Oliveira Diniz

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available A carência de trabalhos sobre plantas nativas da Caatinga nordestina é perceptível, sobretudo, no que se refere aos estudos de suas sementes. Dentre as referidas espécies, destaca-se por seus múltiplos usos, a oiticica (Licania rigida Benth. Objetivou-se com este trabalho determinar e descrever a biometria e morfologia da semente e plântula de oiticica. O trabalho foi conduzido no Laboratório de Análises de Sementes do Departamento de Fitotecnia/UFC. Foram realizadas, nas sementes, medições individuais de comprimento, largura e espessura e a determinação morfológica de suas partes internas e externas, além da caracterização da plântula com suas respectivas estruturas. A semente de oiticica é eurispérmica, apresenta comprimento de 3,1 a 5,0 cm, largura de 1,3 a 1,7 cm e espessura de 1,2 a 1,7 cm. O embrião é grande de formato linear, com cotilédones carnosos de cor branca amarelada, dobrados e apresentam nervuras e o eixo hipocótilo-radícula curto. Germinação inicia-se aos 15 dias, sendo hipógea criptocotiledonar. A plântula possui nas faces dos primórdios foliares, uma camada esbranquiçada com aspecto cotonoso.Biometry and morphology of seed and seedling of oiticicaAbstract: Lack of works in native plants of caatinga northeastern is obvious, especially, relating to study of seeds. Among these species, stands out for its multiple uses, the oiticica (Licania rigida Benth. The objective of present experiment was to determinate the biometry and morphology the seed and seedling of Licania rigida. The essay was conducted at the Laboratory of Analysis of Seeds of the Phytotechny Department/UFC. Used were what measurement referent this length, width end thickness as well as detailed description internal end external of seed. Results showed that the seeds are euryspermycs, has length 3.1 to 5.0 cm, width 1.3 to 1.7 cm and thickness 1.2 to 1.7 cm. The embryo is large linear format, with fleshy cotyledons yellowed, folded

  2. The brown algae Pl.LSU/2 group II intron-encoded protein has functional reverse transcriptase and maturase activities.

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    Madeleine Zerbato

    Full Text Available Group II introns are self-splicing mobile elements found in prokaryotes and eukaryotic organelles. These introns propagate by homing into precise genomic locations, following assembly of a ribonucleoprotein complex containing the intron-encoded protein (IEP and the spliced intron RNA. Engineered group II introns are now commonly used tools for targeted genomic modifications in prokaryotes but not in eukaryotes. We speculate that the catalytic activation of currently known group II introns is limited in eukaryotic cells. The brown algae Pylaiella littoralis Pl.LSU/2 group II intron is uniquely capable of in vitro ribozyme activity at physiological level of magnesium but this intron remains poorly characterized. We purified and characterized recombinant Pl.LSU/2 IEP. Unlike most IEPs, Pl.LSU/2 IEP displayed a reverse transcriptase activity without intronic RNA. The Pl.LSU/2 intron could be engineered to splice accurately in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and splicing efficiency was increased by the maturase activity of the IEP. However, spliced transcripts were not expressed. Furthermore, intron splicing was not detected in human cells. While further tool development is needed, these data provide the first functional characterization of the PI.LSU/2 IEP and the first evidence that the Pl.LSU/2 group II intron splicing occurs in vivo in eukaryotes in an IEP-dependent manner.

  3. PlGF repairs myocardial ischemia through mechanisms of angiogenesis, cardioprotection and recruitment of myo-angiogenic competent marrow progenitors.

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    Hiroto Iwasaki

    Full Text Available RATIONALE: Despite preclinical success in regenerating and revascularizing the infarcted heart using angiogenic growth factors or bone marrow (BM cells, recent clinical trials have revealed less benefit from these therapies than expected. OBJECTIVE: We explored the therapeutic potential of myocardial gene therapy of placental growth factor (PlGF, a VEGF-related angiogenic growth factor, with progenitor-mobilizing activity. METHODS AND RESULTS: Myocardial PlGF gene therapy improves cardiac performance after myocardial infarction, by inducing cardiac repair and reparative myoangiogenesis, via upregulation of paracrine anti-apoptotic and angiogenic factors. In addition, PlGF therapy stimulated Sca-1(+/Lin(- (SL BM progenitor proliferation, enhanced their mobilization into peripheral blood, and promoted their recruitment into the peri-infarct borders. Moreover, PlGF enhanced endothelial progenitor colony formation of BM-derived SL cells, and induced a phenotypic switch of BM-SL cells, recruited in the infarct, to the endothelial, smooth muscle and cardiomyocyte lineage. CONCLUSIONS: Such pleiotropic effects of PlGF on cardiac repair and regeneration offer novel opportunities in the treatment of ischemic heart disease.

  4. Minimally invasive colon resection is associated with a persistent increase in plasma PlGF levels following cancer resection.

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    Shantha Kumara, H M C; Cabot, Jenny C; Yan, Xiaohong; Herath, Sonali A C; Luchtefeld, Martin; Kalady, Matthew F; Feingold, Daniel L; Baxter, Raymond; Whelan, Richard L

    2011-07-01

    Minimally invasive colorectal resection (MICR) is associated with persistently elevated plasma VEGF levels that may stimulate angiogenesis in residual tumor foci. Placenta growth factor (PlGF) stimulates neovascularization in tumors by modulating VEGF's effects. This study's purpose was to determine the impact of MICR on blood PlGF levels in cancer patients (Study A) and to compare PreOp levels in patients with cancer and benign (BEN) disease (Study B). Blood samples were collected preoperatively, on postoperative day (POD) 1, POD 3, and at various time points 2-4 weeks after surgery. Samples from 7-day periods after POD 6 were bundled to allow analysis. Plasma PlGF levels were determined via ELISA, results reported as mean±SD, and data analyzed via t test. Significance was set at pMICR (laparoscopic, 59%; hand-assisted, 41%). The mean length of stay was 5.8±2.1 days. The mean PreOp PlGF level was 15.4±4.3 pg/ml. Significantly increased levels were noted on POD 1 (25.8±7.7 pg/ml, pMICR and PreOp plasma levels are higher in CRC patients than in BEN disease patients. The cause of the postoperative increase is unclear. The persistently higher blood levels of PlGF and VEGF after MICR may stimulate angiogenesis in residual tumor foci. Further studies regarding late blood protein alterations after surgery appear to be indicated.

  5. The brown algae Pl.LSU/2 group II intron-encoded protein has functional reverse transcriptase and maturase activities.

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    Zerbato, Madeleine; Holic, Nathalie; Moniot-Frin, Sophie; Ingrao, Dina; Galy, Anne; Perea, Javier

    2013-01-01

    Group II introns are self-splicing mobile elements found in prokaryotes and eukaryotic organelles. These introns propagate by homing into precise genomic locations, following assembly of a ribonucleoprotein complex containing the intron-encoded protein (IEP) and the spliced intron RNA. Engineered group II introns are now commonly used tools for targeted genomic modifications in prokaryotes but not in eukaryotes. We speculate that the catalytic activation of currently known group II introns is limited in eukaryotic cells. The brown algae Pylaiella littoralis Pl.LSU/2 group II intron is uniquely capable of in vitro ribozyme activity at physiological level of magnesium but this intron remains poorly characterized. We purified and characterized recombinant Pl.LSU/2 IEP. Unlike most IEPs, Pl.LSU/2 IEP displayed a reverse transcriptase activity without intronic RNA. The Pl.LSU/2 intron could be engineered to splice accurately in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and splicing efficiency was increased by the maturase activity of the IEP. However, spliced transcripts were not expressed. Furthermore, intron splicing was not detected in human cells. While further tool development is needed, these data provide the first functional characterization of the PI.LSU/2 IEP and the first evidence that the Pl.LSU/2 group II intron splicing occurs in vivo in eukaryotes in an IEP-dependent manner.

  6. GASP-PL/I Simulation of Integrated Avionic System Processor Architectures. M.S. Thesis

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    Brent, G. A.

    1978-01-01

    A development study sponsored by NASA was completed in July 1977 which proposed a complete integration of all aircraft instrumentation into a single modular system. Instead of using the current single-function aircraft instruments, computers compiled and displayed inflight information for the pilot. A processor architecture called the Team Architecture was proposed. This is a hardware/software approach to high-reliability computer systems. A follow-up study of the proposed Team Architecture is reported. GASP-PL/1 simulation models are used to evaluate the operating characteristics of the Team Architecture. The problem, model development, simulation programs and results at length are presented. Also included are program input formats, outputs and listings.

  7. SmPL: A Domain-Specific Language for Specifying Collateral Evolutions in Linux Device Drivers

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    Padioleau, Yoann; Lawall, Julia Laetitia; Muller, Gilles

    2007-01-01

    identifying the affected files and modifying all of the code fragments in these files that in some way depend on the changed interface. We have studied the collateral evolution problem in the context of Linux device drivers. Currently, collateral evolutions in Linux are mostly done manually using a text...... editor, possibly with the help of tools such as grep. The large number of Linux drivers, however, implies that this approach is time-consuming and unreliable, leading to subtle errors when modifications are not done consistently. In this paper, we propose a transformation language, SmPL, to specify...... collateral evolutions. Because Linux programmers are accustomed to exchanging, reading, and manipulating program modifications in terms of patches, we build our language around the idea and syntax of a patch, extending patches to semantic patches. Udgivelsesdato: January 3...

  8. La iluminación: un elemento de composición plástica

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    Mercado Segoviano, José Luis

    1983-09-01

    Full Text Available Not available.Sin duda alguna, el propósito básico de la luz, su «función», especialmente el de la creada y controlada por el hombre es el de procurar una adecuada visibilidad que nos permita llevar a cabo todas nuestras actividades en las mejores condiciones posibles. Pero si entendemos el Diseño de Interiores, tal y como su propia definición oficial establece, es decir, no sólo como la adecuación funcional, sino también como la ambientación estética de los ambientes en los que el hombre desarrolla sus actividades, la luz cobra un nuevo sentido, pasando a ser un elemento más de composición plástica.

  9. Interacciones moleculares en la transferencia conjugativa del plásmido pMV158

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    2009-01-01

    La conjugación bacteriana es la transferencia de material genético desde uuna célula donadora a otra receptora mediante contacto físico. Por su alta capacidad de establecimiento en diversos patógenos Gram-positivos, pMV158 es un sistema interesante para el estudio del proceso conjugativo. Este plásmido contiene un origen de transferencia (oriT) yel fen mobM, que codifica la proteína iniciadora de la conjugación MobM. En el capítulo 1 se anaaliza la expresión del gen mobM. La RNA polimerasa d...

  10. Os Plásticos: Panorama Histórico de Materiais e Design

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    Gerson de Azevedo Lessa

    2008-01-01

    Definições relativas ao objeto de estudo: os polímeros, suas categorizações e nomenclatura, como adotadas neste trabalho. Usos de materiais poliméricos naturais, da antiguidade à era industrial. Usos de materiais poliméricos naturais na indústria do século XIX e XX. Considerações sobre o design em materiais plásticos no século XIX. O desenvolvimento de materiais poliméricos semi-sintéticos no século XIX e sua aplicação industrial nos séculos XIX e XX. O estabelecimento da cultura de consumo. ...

  11. Podnikatelský plán pro firmu Duscholux v ČR a SR

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    Bábor, Tomáš

    2007-01-01

    Bakalářská práce se zabývá podnikatelským plánováním firmy Duscholux, jeho popisem, sestavením a logickým uspořádáním. Zároveň se tato práce stane pomocným vodítkem budoucích činností obchodního zástupce působícího na sledovaném trhu České a Slovenské republiky. The Bechelors work deals with bussines plans of company Duscholux, theirs descrition, composition and logical system. Herewith this work will become the assisting tool to the future work of the bussines assistent, working on the ob...

  12. Podnikatelský plán pro firmu KriVer, s.r.o.

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    Chalásová, Kristína

    2009-01-01

    Bakalárska práca sa zaoberá vytvorením novej podnikatežskej činnosti vo firme. Práca stanovuje pre novú podnikatežskú činnosť podnikatežský plán s najlepšie zvolenou marketingovou stratégiou, čím chce zvýšiť prosperitu firmy. This bachelor´s thesis deal with establishment of a new business activity in a company. This project determines business plan with the best selected marketing strategy for establishing new business activity that is aimed at enhancing the prosperity of company. A...

  13. Effects of austenitization temperature on the microstructure of 15BCr30 and PL22 boron steels

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    C. A. Suski

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper studies boron precipitation and segregation at austenitic grain boundaries for low carbon boron steels types: PL22 and 15BCr30. The following parameters were evaluated: percentage of martensite/bainite, size and nucleation sites of austenitic grains and precipitates sizes. Three austenitization temperatures were studied (870, 1050 and 1200 °C. The highest martensite percentage occurred for 1050 °C. Iron-borocarbides were detected at grain boundaries for all tested temperatures. At 870 °C the coarse iron-borocarbides are due to non-solubility and coalescence. The highest martensite percentage at 1050 °C is caused by the discrete precipitation of iron-borocarbides at austenitic grains boundaries. The discrete precipitation was due to the low non-equilibrium segregation of boron at grain boundaries. The low non-equilibrium segregation and the small grain size at 1050 °C reduce the total boron concentration at grain boundaries.

  14. Las Artes Plásticas como medio articulador del currículo escolar

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    Ligia María Angulo Hernández

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Recibido 2 de noviembre de 2006 • Aprobado 30 de noviembre de 2006   Resumen. Este ensayo se basa en la experiencia realizada por una maestra, en la cual integra el currículum, correlacionando las disciplinas de la matemática, ciencias, estudios sociales y español a través de los elementos del lenguaje plástico. La experiencia se desarrolló en una escuela rural costarricense.   Abstract. This article recounts a teacher's experience who integrates the curriculum, through the correlation of elements of plastic art with other subjects such as Math, Science, Social Studies and Spanish. This experience was developed in a Costa Rican rural school.

  15. Bolsas de plástico y lazos sociales. Notas de campo sobre reciclaje

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    Cecilia Montero Mórtola

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La protección del medio ambiente no sólo consiste en grandes campañas mediáticas y políticas. Existe una ciudadanía silenciosa que ha empezado a modificar actitudes, rescatar viejas costumbres y adaptarlas a distintos espacios de este mundo globalizado (domésticos, informales.... Un cambio cultural donde la reutilización de objetos desechados, a través de actividades artesanales y educativas, sirve para poner en marcha una serie de vínculos y lazos sociales. Estudiando el reciclaje de bolsas de plástico, la antropología puede restituir esos curiosos procesos organizativos, prácticas sociales sólo visibles a partir de un trabajo de campo continuado.

  16. A comparison of the diagnostic utility of the sFlt-1/PlGF ratio versus PlGF alone for the detection of preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome

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    Stepan, H.; Hund, M.; Gencay, M.; Denk, B.; Dinkel, C.; Kaminski, W.E.; Wieloch, P.; Semus, B.; Meloth, T.; Dröge, L.-A.; Verlohren, S.

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    Abstract Objective: The Elecsys® immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio and the Triage® PlGF assay were compared (in a prospective, multicenter, case-control study) for diagnosis of preeclampsia/hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets (HELLP) syndrome. Methods: Women in European perinatal care centers with singleton pregnancies were enrolled: 178 cases had confirmed preeclampsia and 391 controls had normal outcome. Patients in the preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome group were matched pairwise by gestational week to healthy controls (1:2). Maternal blood samples were analyzed using (a) fully automated Elecsys PlGF and Elecsys sFlt-1 immunoassays with two cutoffs (early-onset [preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome. The overall diagnostic performance of the Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio (area under the curve [AUC] 0.941) was higher than for Triage PlGF (AUC 0.917). The Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio sensitivity and specificity was: 94.0% (95% confidence interval [CI] 86.5–98.0) and 99.4% (95% CI: 96.8–99.9) for early-onset preeclampsia; and 89.5% (95% CI: 81.5–94.8) and 95.4% (95% CI: 91.7–97.8) for late-onset preeclampsia. The Triage assay sensitivity and specificity was: 96.4% (95% CI: 89.8–99.3) and 88.5% (95% CI: 82.8–92.8) (early-onset); and 90.5% (95% CI: 83–96) and 64.5% (95% CI: 57.8–70.9) (late onset). Conclusions: The fully automated Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PlGF ratio provides improved diagnostic utility over the Triage PlGF assay with improved specificity for the clinical management of pregnant women with suspected preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome. PMID:27028698

  17. Meio século de artes plásticas em Cuba

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    Adelaida de Juan

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Durante as recentes décadas, as artes plásticas em Cuba desenvolveram diversas tendências como a abstração, o fotorrealismo, o neoexpressionismo, o conceitualismo etc., enquanto algumas temáticas e alguns caracteres cuja base remete às culturas afro-cubanas são mantidos. Às manifestações com antecedentes nacionais se agregará, como manifestação orgânica, o design gráfico, que vem se constituindo numa escola de particularidades próprias. Na atualidade proliferam as instalações e as performances, muitas vezes com caráter interdisciplinar, como no caso da video art.Durante las recientes décadas, las artes plásticas en Cuba han desarrollado diversas tendencias como la abstracción, el fotorrealismo, el neoexpresionismo, el conceptualismo, etc., mientras mantienen algunas temáticas y caracteres cuya base se remite a las culturas afrocubanas. A las manifestaciones con antecedentes nacionales se añadirá, como manifestación orgánica, el diseño gráfico que se ha constituido en una escuela de caracteres propios. En la actualidad proliferan las instalaciones y los performances, a menudo con carácter interdisciplinario, así como el video art.During recent decades, several trends have emerged in the Cuban visual arts, e.g., abstraction, photorealism, neoexpressionism and conceptualism, among others, without losing sight of certain themes and characters based on Afro-Cuban cultures. To the manifestations of a national heritage should be added, as an organic expression, graphic design, which is becoming a school with unique features. Today, we have a proliferation of performances and installations, often of interdisciplinary nature, as is the case of video art.

  18. Efectos del control del picudo negro (Cosmopolites sordidus en el plátano.

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    Ignacio Armendáriz

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    Full Text Available El objetivo del estudio fue comprobar el efecto en el plátano de las capturas masivas de adultos con feromonas y de la aplicación de hongos entomopatógenos sobre Cosmopolites sordidus. La investigación se realizó en el Carmen, Manabí, Ecuador, de diciembre 2013 a octubre 2014 en una parcela de nueva plantación de plátano Barraganete y se valoró el efecto de la eliminación de restos vegetales de las parcelas. El diseño experimental fue al azar con tres repeticiones. En laboratorio se comprobó la infectividad de la cepa de Beauveria bassiana sobre adultos del picudo negro y del picudo café (Metamasius hemipterus (92,80 y 100% en M. hemipterus frente a 46,70 y 16,20% en C. sordidus. Las capturas de adultos fueron continuas a lo largo del ensayo, con una media de 0,37 adultos/trampa/día. Los datos agronómicos indicaron una diferencia positiva y significativa (análisis de la varianza de los tratamientos frente al control en el perímetro del pseudotallo (F de 4,982 y en el peso de los racimos entre las parcelas limpias con feromonas y con hongos limpias frente al control (F= 3,994. Al comparar los tratamientos el peso del racimo y la longitud de los dedos fueron significativamente mayores en las parcelas de feromonas frente a las de hongos (F = 4,508. Las capturas de adultos con feromonas no estuvieron condicionadas por la limpieza de las parcelas, aunque esta sí incidió en la altura de las plantas (F= 4,245.

  19. Plágio e publicação científica

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    André Luís Gemal

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Nos últimos anos, a palavra ética tem estado em evidência no país, usualmente referida a sua ausência. Neste cenário, no qual sobram palavras e faltam atitudes, refletir, debater e concretizar ações sobre este tema na publicação científica tornam-se imprescindíveis. O acesso aberto e a democratização do conhecimento e, principalmente, da informa-ção, têm permitido atualmente uma possibilidade fabulosa de avanços na formação de pesquisadores e cidadãos.Neste contexto, a cultura do plágio tem maiores condições de se disseminar e de se tornar socialmente aceita. Isto faz com que instituições e editores de revistas científicas sejam colocados em situações que exigem atitudes imediatas e coerentes com os princípios éti-cos do campo da ciência. Em uma rápida busca no Google do termo “plágio em publicação científica”, encontramos cerca de 400 mil resultados, o que evidencia os danos e riscos que dizem respeito a todos nós: editores, pesquisadores, alunos, gestores de instituições de pesquisa — corresponsáveis pela acuidade da informação — e leitores.

  20. Variación genética en plántulas de Eucalyptus spp.

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    H. C. Martínez Hernández

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available En este estudio se evaluó el crecimiento y acumulación de biomasa en plántulas de 7 meses de edad pertenecientes a 42 familias de polinización libre de tres especies de Eucalyptus (E. globulus, E. resinifera, y E. rudis. El ensayo se estableció en condiciones de vivero con germoplasma colectado en plantaciones establecidas en la cuenca del Valle de México. Los resultados indicaron la existencia de variación significativa (P≤0.05 entre especies y entre familias dentro de especies para las variables altura, diámetro, número de hojas y número de ramas, aunque no en el área foliar. A nivel de especies se encontraron diferencias significativas en todas las variables relacionadas con la acumulación y distribución de biomasa, excepto en el peso seco de las hojas. También se encontró una variación significativa (P≤0.01 a nivel de familias dentro de especies en el peso seco del tallo, el peso seco de hojas y la biomasa aérea mientras que el peso seco de las ramas y la biomasa de raíz no presentaron una variación significativa entre las familias. El componente de variación de familias dentro de especies aportó del 2 al 12 % de la variación fenotípica total, mientras que las especies contribuyeron sólo del 0.5 a 7.5 de esta variación. El mayor porcentaje de variación se presentó dentro de parcelas, con valores de 80 a 90 % del total en todas las variables de crecimiento y acumulación de biomasa de las plántulas.

  1. Estrategias para el desarrollo empresarial: Asociatividad en el sector plástico venezolano

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    María Antonia Cervilla de Olivieri

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Sobre la base de una iniciativa de colaboración puesta en marcha por un conjunto de empresas del sector plástico venezolano, este trabajo pretende ilustrar los beneficios que otorga la participación en redes empresariales e identificar los retos para su consolidación, a fin de proponer recomendaciones para el diseño de estrategias de desarrollo empresarial. La investigación se realizó siguiendo una metodología cualitativa, con base en el enfoque del estudio de caso. Se discuten los marcos conceptuales pertinentes y se presenta el caso de la Corporación de Plásticos Mirandino (CORPLAMI, consorcio de empresas fabricantes de empaques flexibles que inició actividades en 1999, describiéndose su evolución y analizando las barreras superadas para la conformación del grupo así como las amenazas a su sostenibilidad. El caso presentado está basado en la conformación de una red horizontal, donde las empresas cooperan en algunas actividades pero compiten entre sí en un mismo mercado, esperando obtener beneficios individuales de la acción conjunta. Esta experiencia muestra que el camino a seguir para la conformación de redes de empresas pasa por la definición y la ejecución de una estrategia empresaria instrumentada a través de acciones que persiguen los objetivos de mejora en la productividad y en la competitividad.

  2. Industria del plástico en el noreste de México y Texas, 1995-2005

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    Salvador Corrales C.

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se compara el peso específico de la industria del plástico entreTexas y el noreste de México; ambas regiones son fabricantes de plástico, e interactúan a través de un comercio intenso, que las hace dependientes. También se comparan las tendencias de su producción, capacidades tecnológicas y localización geográfica para abastecer el mercado, entre otros aspectos. El crecimiento de esta industria le permitirá a México agregar valor a su petróleo. Las importaciones crecientes de resinas, junto con su participación escasa como proveedor de la industriamaquiladora de exportación generan la expectativa de un amplio mercado para el plástico; para lograrlo, necesita impulsar la petroquímica.

  3. Automatic Prompt System in the Process of Mapping plWordNet on Princeton WordNet

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    Paweł Kędzia

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    Full Text Available Automatic Prompt System in the Process of Mapping plWordNet on Princeton WordNet The paper offers a critical evaluation of the power and usefulness of an automatic prompt system based on the extended Relaxation Labelling algorithm in the process of (manual mapping plWordNet on Princeton WordNet. To this end the results of manual mapping – that is inter-lingual relations between plWN and PWN synsets – are juxtaposed with the automatic prompts that were generated for the source language synsets to be mapped. We check the number and type of inter-lingual relations introduced on the basis of automatic prompts and the distance of the respective prompt synsets from the actual target language synsets.

  4. The strong law for the integral of P-L estimate under left truncation and right censoring

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    HE; Shuyuan

    2001-01-01

    [1]He, S., Yang, G., The strong law under random truncation, Ann. Statist., 1998, 26: 992.[2]He, S., The strong law for the P-L estimate in the left truncated and right censored model (I), Chin.Ann. of Math., 1998, 19B: 341.[3]Stute, W., Wang, J. -L., The strong law under random censorship, Ann. Statist., 1993, 21: 1591.[4]He, S., The strong law for the P-L estimate in the left truncated and right censored model (II), Chin. Ann. of Math., 1998, 19A: 447.

  5. Aleaciones moleculares binarias en fase plástica. Estudio termodinámico global en algunos derivados del neopentano

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    Salud Puig, Josep

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    Aquest treball està dedicat a l'estudi, tant des del punt de vista termodinàmic com cristal·logràfic, dels aliatges moleculars binaris en fase plàstica d'alguns derivats del neopentà.Mitjançant el tensor de dilatació tèrmica, es presenta un estudi de les interaccions intermoleculars de quatre compostos que són cristalls plàstics derivats del neopentà.Mitjançant mesures calorimètriques i difractomètriques, s'han elaborat o reelaborat un total de set diagrames de fase binaris entre components ...

  6. Diseño y desarrollo experimental de materiales de construcción utilizando plástico reciclado

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    Zavala Arteaga, Guillermo José

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    El siguiente documento presenta la investigación realizada sobre el diseño de mortero hidráulico para construcción, elaborado con la mezcla de cemento portland, arena, agua y PET (tereftalato de polietileno, plástico con la que se elaboran los envases plásticos de las botellas de jugos, agua y gaseosa), dicha mezcla pretende ser un modelo para implementarlo como un nueva tendencia en la construcción; considerando al mismo tiempo la utilización de un material no biodegradable que es desechado ...

  7. Association study between SMPD1 p.L302P and sporadic Parkinson’s disease in ethnic Chinese population

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    Purpose: The protein encoded by sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase 1, acid lysosomal (SMPD1) is a lysosomal acid sphingomyelinase. While there are increasing evidences to suggest that lysosomal enzyme defects and Parkinson’s disease (PD) have strong associations, and recently, SMPD1 p.L302P (c.T911C, NM_000543) was found to be a risk factor for PD in Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry population, we try to investigate the possible association between SMPD1 p.L302P and sporadic PD in ethnic Chinese popula...

  8. Aspectos y particularidades de la Educación Plástica en Primero de Infantil

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    Roces Martín, Leticia

    2017-01-01

    Este trabajo pretende mostrar el peso e importancia que tiene la Educación Plástica en la Etapa Infantil, especialmente el grafismo, ya que el niño utiliza este medio para definir el mundo que le rodea, por lo que constituye una herramienta fundamental para favorecer su desarrollo integral. A través de este trabajo se busca resolver la problemática que se da habitualmente a la hora de llevar al aula los Fundamentos de la Educación Plástica, es decir, solucionar el problema q...

  9. Kinetic energy dependence of carrier diffusion in a GaAs epilayer studied by wavelength selective PL imaging

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    Zhang, S.; Su, L. Q.; Kon, J.; Gfroerer, T.; Wanlass, M. W.; Zhang, Y.

    2017-05-01

    Photoluminescence (PL) imaging has been shown to be an efficient technique for investigating carrier diffusion in semiconductors. In the past, the measurement was typically carried out by measuring at one wavelength (e.g., at the band gap) or simply the whole emission band. At room temperature in a semiconductor like GaAs, the band-to-band PL emission may occur in a spectral range over 200 meV, vastly exceeding the average thermal energy of about 26 meV. To investigate the potential dependence of the carrier diffusion on the carrier kinetic energy, we performed wavelength selective PL imaging on a GaAs double hetero-structure in a spectral range from about 70 meV above to 50 meV below the bandgap, extracting the carrier diffusion lengths at different PL wavelengths by fitting the imaging data to a theoretical model. The results clearly show that the locally generated carriers of different kinetic energies mostly diffuse together, maintaining the same thermal distribution throughout the diffusion process. Potential effects related to carrier density, self-absorption, lateral wave-guiding, and local heating are also discussed.

  10. Morfologia de frutos, sementes, plântulas e plantas jovens de Guibourtia hymenifolia (Moric. J. Leonard (Fabaceae

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    Joanice Lube Battilani

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Guibourtia hymenifolia (Moric. J. Leonard (Fabaceae é uma espécie arbórea de potencial madeireiro com ocorrência natural nas florestas estacionais deciduais e semideciduais sob afloramentos calcários na Serra da Bodoquena, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil. Foram descritos e ilustrados os aspectos morfológicos dos frutos, sementes e desenvolvimento das plântulas e plantas jovens de G. hymenifolia. O fruto é do tipo legume, deiscente, unispermo. A semente possui forma elíptica, forte coloração alaranjada e presença de arilo esbranquiçado de origem funicular. Obtiveram-se 66% de germinação em câmara de germinação, sendo a morfologia inicial das plântulas fanerocotiledonar epígea, com cotilédones carnosos. As plântulas e plantas jovens apresentam mudança de filotaxia, sendo os eofilos opostos e unifoliolados e os metafilos, alternos, peciolados e bifoliolados. Eofilos e metafilos apresentam nervação pinada do tipo camptódromo broquidódromo. Esses resultados contribuem em estudos taxonômicos da espécie e permitem a identificação das plântulas em estudos de regeneração natural.

  11. A systematic methodology for large scale compound screening: A case study on the discovery of novel S1PL inhibitors.

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    Deniz, Utku; Ozkirimli, Elif; Ulgen, Kutlu O

    2016-01-01

    Decrease in sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) concentration induces migration of pathogenic T cells to the blood stream, disrupts the CNS and it is implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS), a progressive inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system (CNS), and Alzheimer's disease (AD). A promising treatment alternative for MS and AD is inhibition of the activity of the microsomal enzyme sphingosine 1-phosphate lyase (S1PL), which degrades intracellular S1P. This report describes an integrated systematic approach comprising virtual screening, molecular docking, substructure search and molecular dynamics simulation to discover novel S1PL inhibitors. Virtual screening of the ZINC database via ligand-based and structure-based pharmacophore models yielded 10000 hits. After molecular docking, common substructures of the top ranking hits were identified. The ligand binding poses were optimized by induced fit docking. MD simulations were performed on the complex structures to determine the stability of the S1PL-ligand complex and to calculate the binding free energy. Selectivity of the selected molecules was examined by docking them to hERG and cytochrome P450 receptors. As a final outcome, 15 compounds from different chemotypes were proposed as potential S1PL inhibitors. These molecules may guide future medicinal chemistry efforts in the discovery of new compounds against the destructive action of pathogenic T cells.

  12. Modification of ChPL (chitosan protein–lipid nanoparticles for in vitro release of rifampicin (RIF

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    Poopak Farnia

    2015-01-01

    Results and conclusions: The average size of RIF ChPL-NPs was about 50–250nm. The release of RIF from the dialysis bag started after 30 min which was 2400ng/ml; after 16 h the release of RIF was 15,000ng/ml; and at 40 h the concentration reached to 19,600ng/ml. Therefore, these results showed a slow release of RIF from ChPL-NPs. Basically, the intensity of the surface charges in nanoparticle is important as it determines their interaction with bioactive compound. In RIF ChPL-NPs, lipid had negative charges, whereas chitosan and gelatin had positive charges. The electrostatic interaction between oppositely charged ions would ultimately cause an effective system drug delivery. RIF ChPL-NPs is not only suitable for intravenous administration, but it can be used as an inhalation aerosol, because this nanoparticle has a capacity to adhere to mucosal surfaces and transiently open the tight junction.

  13. The cross-pathway control system regulates production of the secondary metabolite toxin, sirodesmin PL, in the ascomycete, Leptosphaeria maculans

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    Fox Ellen M

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Sirodesmin PL is a secondary metabolite toxin made by the ascomycetous plant pathogen, Leptosphaeria maculans. The sirodesmin biosynthetic genes are clustered in the genome. The key genes are a non-ribosomal peptide synthetase, sirP, and a pathway-specific transcription factor, sirZ. Little is known about regulation of sirodesmin production. Results Genes involved in regulation of sirodesmin PL in L. maculans have been identified. Two hundred random insertional T-DNA mutants were screened with an antibacterial assay for ones producing low levels of sirodesmin PL. Three such mutants were isolated and each transcribed sirZ at very low levels. One of the affected genes had high sequence similarity to Aspergillus fumigatus cpcA, which regulates the cross-pathway control system in response to amino acid availability. This gene was silenced in L. maculans and the resultant mutant characterised. When amino acid starvation was artificially-induced by addition of 3-aminotriazole for 5 h, transcript levels of sirP and sirZ did not change in the wild type. In contrast, levels of sirP and sirZ transcripts increased in the silenced cpcA mutant. After prolonged amino acid starvation the silenced cpcA mutant produced much higher amounts of sirodesmin PL than the wild type. Conclusions Production of sirodesmin PL in L. maculans is regulated by the cross pathway control gene, cpcA, either directly or indirectly via the pathway-specific transcription factor, sirZ.

  14. Convergent validity of K-SADS-PL by comparison with CBCL in a Portuguese speaking outpatient population

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    Bordin Isabel A

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Different diagnostic interviews in child and adolescent psychiatry have been developed in English but valid translations of instruments to other languages are still scarce especially in developing countries, limiting the comparison of child mental health data across different cultures. The present study aims to examine the convergent validity of the Brazilian version of the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children/Present and Lifetime Version (K-SADS-PL by comparison with the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL, a parental screening measure for child/adolescent emotional/behavior problems. Methods An experienced child psychiatrist blind to CBCL results applied the K-SADS-PL to a consecutive sample of 78 children (6-14 years referred to a public child mental health outpatient clinic (response rate = 75%. Three K-SADS-PL parameters were considered regarding current disorders: parent screen interview rates, clinician summary screen interview rates, and final DSM-IV diagnoses. Subjects were classified according to the presence/absence of any affective/anxiety disorder, any disruptive disorder, and any psychiatric disorder based on K-SADS-PL results. All subjects obtained T-scores on CBCL scales (internalizing, externalizing, total problems. Results Significant differences in CBCL mean T-scores were observed between disordered and non-disordered children. Compared to children who screened negative, children positive for any affective/anxiety disorder, any disruptive disorder, and any psychiatric disorder had a higher internalizing, externalizing and total problem T-score mean, respectively. Highly significant differences in T-score means were also found when examining final diagnoses, except for any affective/anxiety disorder. Conclusions Evidence of convergent validity was found when comparing K-SADS-PL results with CBCL data.

  15. El plátano verde en la matriz productiva de la zona 8 de Ecuador.

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    Rubén D. Paz Morales

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    Full Text Available Ecuador con la Constitución de 2008 sentó las bases para la matriz productiva como nuevo modelo de desarrollo en el Ecuador, y con ello se creó todo un andamiaje de instituciones, reglamentos y créditos de largo plazo que apunten a desarrollar armónicamente las empresas ya existentes y a crear nuevos emprendimientos con el fin de aprovechar la materia prima existente en el país. La creación de las zonas de desarrollo por la SENPLADES fue fundamental para organizar por número de habitantes cada una de ellas. La zona 8 conformada por Guayaquil, Durán y Samborondón, es una de las de mayor dinamismo comercial. El Proyecto IC-ULVR 13-19 presenta una investigación exploratoria sobre los derivados del plátano verde en la matriz productiva, para cuyo fin se aplicó una observación guiada a autoservicios de la zona y una encuesta online para conocer los gustos y preferencias de los consumidores.

  16. Plástica da valva mitral em portadores de febre reumática

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    Pablo M. A. Pomerantzeff

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Analisar os resultados tardios da plástica da valva mitral em pacientes reumáticos. Casuística e Métodos: Durante o período de março de 1980 a dezembro de 1997, 201 pacientes portadores de insuficiência mitral secundária a febre reumática foram submetidos à plástica da valva mitral, no Instituto do Coração do HCFMUSP. A idade média foi de 26,9 ± 15,4 anos e 59,7% dos pacientes eram do sexo feminino. Outros diagnósticos estavam presentes em 67,7% dos pacientes, sendo o mais freqüente a insuficiência tricúspide (31,3%. As técnicas de plástica da valva mitral foram: anel de Carpentier em 75 (37,3%, anuloplastia com tira posterior de pericárdio bovino em 68 (33,8%, anuloplastia posterior segmentar em 16 (7,9%, ressecção quadrangular da cúspide posterior com plicatura do anel correspondente em 11 (5,5%, ressecção de segmento da cúspide anterior em 6 (3%, anuloplastia tipo De Vega em 6 (3%, Kay em 5 (2,5%, Reed em 4 (2% e outras em 10 pacientes. Técnicas associadas de plástica foram empregadas em 94 (46,8% pacientes, sendo a mais freqüente o encurtamento de cordas (48 pacientes - 23,9%. Cirurgias associadas foram realizadas em 113 pacientes (56,2%. As curvas actuariais de Kaplan-Meier foram comparadas através de análise de regressão linear. Resultados: A mortalidade hospitalar foi de 4 (2,0% pacientes, e as causas de mortalidade foram a falência de múltiplos órgãos em 2 (50% pacientes e o baixo débito cardíaco em 2 (50%. No pós-operatório tardio, 83,9% dos pacientes se encontravam em classe funcional I (NYHA. A sobrevida actuarial foi de 93,9 ± 1,9% em 125 meses. Vinte e três pacientes foram reoperados no pós-operatório tardio, com um intervalo médio de 35,7 meses. A sobrevida livre de reoperação foi 43,3 ± 13,7% em 125 meses. Analisando-se separadamente os pacientes segundo a faixa etária, no grupo menor de 16 anos (Grupo 1 a sobrevida actuarial foi de 91,3 ± 3,8%, contra uma sobrevida de

  17. Fisiologia e produtividade do algodoeiro em solo encharcado na fase de plântula

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    Souza José Gomes de

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    Full Text Available O algodoeiro herbáceo (Gossypium hirsutum L. r. latifolium Hutch. é uma planta considerada sensível à deficiência de oxigênio do solo. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a fisiologia e produtividade do algodoeiro cultivar CNPA 7H, em casa de vegetação, submetido à anoxia, por encharcamento do solo, na fase de plântula. Foram conduzidos dois experimentos em blocos ao acaso, com sete períodos de encharcamento e seis repetições. No encharcamento de quatro dias ocorreu uma redução na atividade da invertase de 76,69%, da beta-amilase de 77,37% e da redutase do nitrato de 51,10%. A fotossíntese foi afetada a partir do primeiro dia e alcançou decréscimo de 58,63% no décimo quarto dia de encharcamento; os carboidratos foram acumulando-se nas folhas, caule e raízes. O rendimento de algodão em caroço foi reduzido em 35,76% no décimo dia do estresse anoxítico.

  18. The Metallicity Dependence of the Cepheid P-L Relation in M101

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    Mager, Violet A; Freedman, Wendy L

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    The impact of metallicity on the Cepheid Period-Luminosity (P-L) relation is investigated using HST ACS V and I images of M101. Variations in the reddening-free Wesenheit parameter (W), which is employed as a proxy for luminosity, are examined as a function of the radial distance from the center of M101 (and thus metallicity). We determine that there is no dependence of the slope on metallicity. However, the intercept is found to depend on metallicity by -0.33 +/- 0.12 mag/dex and -0.71 +/- 0.17 mag/dex using 2 and 3 sigma rejection criteria, respectively. Sigma-clipping impacts the derived metallicity dependence, and the 2-sigma criterion applied likely mitigates blending, particularly in the crowded inner regions of M101. A metallicity-corrected distance modulus of 28.96 +/- 0.11 for M101 is obtained from 619 Cepheids, a result that agrees with the recently determined SN Ia distance. The metallicity effects described can be bypassed by working at near and mid-infrared wavelengths (e.g., the Carnegie Hubble ...

  19. Degree of the generalized Plücker embedding of a Quot scheme and quantum cohomology

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    Ravi, M S; Wang, X

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    We compute the degree of the generalized Plücker embedding $\\kappa$ of a Quot scheme $X$ over $\\PP^1$. The space $X$ can also be considered as a compactification of the space of algebraic maps of a fixed degree from $\\PP^1$ to the Grassmanian $\\rm{Grass}(m,n)$. Then the degree of the embedded variety $\\kappa (X)$ can be interpreted as an intersection product of pullbacks of cohomology classes from $\\rm{Grass}(m,n)$ through the map $\\psi$ that evaluates a map from $\\PP^1$ at a point $x\\in \\PP^1$. We show that our formula for the degree verifies the formula for these intersection products predicted by physicists through Quantum cohomology~\\cite{va92}~\\cite{in91}~\\cite{wi94}. We arrive at the degree by proving a version of the classical Pieri's formula on the variety $X$, using a cell decomposition of a space that lies in between $X$ and $\\kappa (X)$.

  20. User's guide for GSMP, a General System Modeling Program. [In PL/I

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    Cook, J. M.

    1979-10-01

    GSMP is designed for use by systems analysis teams. Given compiled subroutines that model the behavior of components plus instructions as to how they are to be interconnected, this program links them together to model a complete system. GSMP offers a fast response to management requests for reconfigurations of old systems and even initial configurations of new systems. Standard system-analytic services are provided: parameter sweeps, graphics, free-form input and formatted output, file storage and recovery, user-tested error diagnostics, component model and integration checkout and debugging facilities, sensitivity analysis, and a multimethod optimizer with nonlinear constraint handling capability. Steady-state or cyclic time-dependence is simulated directly, initial-value problems only indirectly. The code is written in PL/I, but interfaces well with FORTRAN component models. Over the last five years GSMP has been used to model theta-pinch, tokamak, and heavy-ion fusion power plants, open- and closed-cycle magneto-hydrodynamic power plants, and total community energy systems.

  1. The Control System Based on FPGA Technology For Fatigue Test Stand MZGS-100 PL

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    Macek Wojciech

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available W pracy przedstawiono rozwiązanie układu sterowania maszyny zmęczeniowej MZGS-100PL, w oparciu o zintegrowany sterownik c|zasu rzeczywistego NI cRIO-9074 z oprogramowaniem Lab- VIEW w technologii FPGA. Przedstawiony układ sterowania umożliwia płynną regulację pręd­kości obrotowej silnika indukcyjnego, pomiar odkształceń dźwigni maszyny i badanej próbki, przemieszczenie wibratora poliharmonicznego, jak również eliminację zakłóceń oraz zabezpiecze­nie przed przeciążeniem i zatrzymanie awaryjne maszyny. Zaprezentowany system mechatroniczny do wyznaczania energetycznych charakterystyk zmęczeniowych materiałów przy zginaniu i skrę­caniu pozwala na wyznaczanie energetycznych charakterystyk zmęczeniowych materiałów (Wa-N przy obciążeniach cyklicznych oraz generowanie obciążeń pseudolosowych (poliharmonicznych.

  2. II José Plínio Baptista School of Cosmology

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    Piattella, Oliver; Rodrigues, Davi; Velten, Hermano; Zimdahl, Winfried

    2016-01-01

    The series of texts composing this book is based on the lectures presented during the II José Plínio Baptista School of Cosmology, held in Pedra Azul (Espírito Santo, Brazil) between 9 and 14 March 2014. This II JBPCosmo has been entirely devoted to the problem of understanding theoretical and observational aspects of Cosmic Background Radiation (CMB). The CMB is one of the most important phenomena in Physics and a fundamental probe of our Universe when it was only 400,000 years old. It is an extraordinary laboratory where we can learn from particle physics to cosmology; its discovery in 1965 has been a landmark event in the history of physics. The observations of the anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation through the satellites COBE, WMAP and Planck provided a huge amount of data which are being analyzed in order to discover important information regarding the composition of our universe and the process of structure formation.

  3. PL37: a new hope in the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy?

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    Tesfaye, Solomon

    2016-04-01

    Solomon Tesfaye speaks to Nick Ward, Commissioning Editor: Solomon Tesfaye, MB ChB, MD, FRCP, speaks about PL37; the first orally administered dual inhibitor of enkephalinases and its potential role in the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. Solomon Tesfaye is a Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Honorary Professor of Diabetic Medicine at the University of Sheffield. His research projects include the epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, CNS involvement and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and neuropathic pain. He was awarded the Prestigious Camillo Golgi Prize of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in 2014 for major scientific contributions in diabetic neuropathy. He has had international leadership roles including chairmanship of the International Expert Group on Diabetic Neuropathy, and of NEURODIAB (2006-2009). He is also a member of the Science and Research Committee of Diabetes UK; a review panel member for the MRC, a Board Member of the Global Quantitative Sensation Testing Society; a member of the Advisory Council of the Neuropathy Trust; and Secretary of International Insulin Foundation. He has served as a member of the MRC, JDRF, NIDDK and UK NIHR scientific review panels and as a member of a Diabetes and Neuropathic Pain Review Group for NICE.

  4. The photoluminescence/excitation (PL/E) spectroscopy of Eu-implanted GaN

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    O'Donnell, Kevin Peter

    2011-05-01

    Several distinct luminescent centres form in GaN samples doped with Eu. One centre, Eu2, recently identified as the isolated, substitutional Eu impurity, EuGa, is dominant in ion-implanted samples annealed under very high pressures (1 GPa) of N2. According to structural determinations, such samples exhibit an essentially complete removal of lattice damage caused by the implantation process. A second centre, Eu1, probably comprising EuGa in association with an intrinsic lattice defect, produces a more complex emission spectrum. In addition there are several unidentified features in the 5D0 to 7F2 spectral region near 620 nm. We can readily distinguish Eu1 and Eu2 by their excitation spectra, in particular through their different sensitivities to above-gap and below-gap excitation. The present study extends recent work on photoluminescence/ excitation (PL/E) spectroscopy of Eu1 and Eu2 to arrive at an understanding of these mechanisms in terms of residual optically active defect concentrations. We also report further on the \\'host-independent\\' excitation mechanism that is active in the case of a prominent minority centre. The relevance of this work to the operation of the red GaN:Eu light-emitting diode is discussed. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  5. Developments in Observational Studies on the PL Relation of Cepheids%造父变星周光关系之实测研究进展

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    赵君亮

    2013-01-01

    造父变星周光(PL)关系对于宇宙距离尺度研究和哈勃常数测定具有重要意义,所涉及的内容颇为广泛,可包括两类不同星族造父变星的PL关系,PL关系的绝对定标,周光色(PLC)关系,PL关系的金属度效应,多波段PL关系,极大光度PL关系和多相PL关系,以及非线性形式的PL关系,等等。%Cepheids have been used as very good distance indicators on Galactic and exstragalactic distance scales, based upon their period-luminosity (PL) relations. Since the Cepheids PL relation was found in 1908 by Leavitt, an American lady astronomer, lots of researches in different aspects have been done for the PL relations. Because of its great importance, it was suggested that the Cepheids PL relation should be referred to as Leavitt Law. In order to calibrate the PL relations, it is necessary to know the distances of calibrating Cepheids, which can be determined through many different approaches, such as moving cluster par-allax, statistical parallax, main sequence fitting, Baade-Wesselink method, trigonometric parallax, angular diameter measurements, etc. In recent years, some of the approaches mentioned above are combined to calibrate the PL relations. As early as 1950s, it was recognized there are two different PL relations, valid for the population I (classical) and the Population II Cepheids respectively, the zero point difference between them being some 1.5 mag. This discovery leads to the value of the Hubble constant a decrease of some 50%. In 1958, the importance of the color term was pointed out for calibration of the Cepheids PL relation, which leads to the PLC relation of Cepheids to be found. Later, some people argue that the PLC relation offers no advantage over the simpler PL relation, and others show that the PLC relation gives a much better fit to observational data than the PL relation at least in a period range. So far as the metallicity dependence of the Cepheids PL relations is

  6. Preparation of PL-γ-PGA Nanoparticles for PQQ-GDHs Release%葡萄糖脱氢酶缓释系统PL-γ-PGA纳米颗粒的制备及研究

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    宋霄; 朱凡; 于怡; 张慧莉; 黄磊; 蔡谨; 徐志南

    2012-01-01

    γ-聚谷氨酸( γ-PGA)是一种由枯草芽孢杆菌发酵生产的阴离子聚合物,具有良好的吸水性、生物相容性和生物降解性,无毒性且可由人体降解代谢,是一种很理想的药物载体.发酵得到的γ-PGA一般都具有很高的分子量,本文通过酸水解的方法,得到分子量符合药物载体要求的γ-PGA,并采用离子凝胶法,在水相反应体系中由低分子量γ-PGA与聚赖氨酸(PL)制备得到形态及表面特性良好的PL-γ-PGA纳米颗粒,粒径200~500 nm.在此基础上,制备了搭载葡萄糖脱氢酶(PQQ-GDHs)的PL-γ-PGA纳米缓释系统,载药效率达到61.2%,并且具有很好的稳定性,在体外模拟胃肠道和血液系统的缓释结果表明,分别有31.7%和40.2%的PQQ-GDHs在前48 h被释放.%7-PGA is a kind of anionic polymer which is produced by microbial fermentation . It has a good capability of water absorption, biodegradation and biocompatibility, also it is non-toxic and can be metabolized in human body. These properties make it an ideal drug delivery. 7-PGA produced by fermentation has high molecular weight. Acid hydrolysis is used to reduce the molecular weight so that γ-PGA could fulfill the requirement of drug delivery. And also, ionic gelation method was applied to make low molecular weight 7-PGA and PL react in aqueous phase to produce novel nanoparticles with good shape and surface characteristic. The diameter of the prepared nanoparticles is about 200 ~ 500 nm. These novel PL-γ-PGA nanoparticles were then used to produce the release system of PL-7-PGA nanoparticles carried PQQ-GDHs. Drug delivered efficiency was stable and about 61. 2%. Under the condition of simulated outside gastrointestinal tract and blood system,31.7% and 40.2% PQQ-GDHs were released in first 48 h from the modeling released test, respectively.

  7. Waveform Modeling of the Crust and Upper Mantle Using S, Sp, SsPmP, and Shear-Coupled PL Waves

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    2008-05-10

    and excitation of shear-coupled Pl waves with distance and corresponding phase velocity ( Vph )-period (T) curve: αN and βN are the P and S wave...Pulliam and Sen, 2005) (b) Propagation characteristics and excitation of shear-coupled Pl waves with distance and corresponding phase velocity ( Vph

  8. Diseño de espacios pedagógicos en el área de artes visuales para la Escuela de Artes Plásticas

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    Sánchez-Rodríguez, Álvaro; Vega-Aguilar, María Eugenia

    2010-01-01

    Diseñar espacios adecuados para la enseñanza y desarrollo de las artes visuales para el edificio de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas. Universidad de Costa Rica UCR::Docencia::Artes y Letras::Facultad de Bellas Artes::Escuela de Artes Plásticas

  9. A wheat R2R3-MYB protein PURPLE PLANT1 (TaPL1) functions as a positive regulator of anthocyanin biosynthesis.

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    Shin, Dong Ho; Choi, Myoung-Goo; Kang, Chon-Sik; Park, Chul-Soo; Choi, Sang-Bong; Park, Youn-Il

    2016-01-15

    Transcriptional activation of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes in vegetative tissues of monocotyledonous plants is mediated by cooperative activity of one component from each of the following two transcription factor families: MYB encoded by PURPLE PLANT1/COLORED ALEURONE1 (PL1/C1), and basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) encoded by RED/BOOSTER (R1/B1). In the present study, putative PL cDNA was cloned from the wheat (Triticum aestivum) cultivar Iksan370, which preferentially expresses anthocyanins in coleoptiles. Phylogenetic tree analysis of deduced amino acid sequences showed that a putative TaPL1 is highly homologous to barley (Hordeum vulgare) HvPL1, but is distinct from wheat TaC1. Transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana stably expressing putative TaPL1 accumulated anthocyanin pigments in leaves and up-regulated structural genes involved in both early and late anthocyanin biosynthesis steps. TaPL1 transcript levels in Iksan370 were more prominent in vegetative tissues such as young coleoptiles than in reproductive tissues such as spikelets. TaPL1 expression was significantly up-regulated by environmental stresses including cold, salt, and light, which are known to induce anthocyanin accumulation. These combined results suggest that TaPL1 is an active positive regulator of anthocyanin biosynthesis in wheat coleoptiles.

  10. INACTIVATION OF THE CDKN2/pl6 GENE INDUCED BY METHYLATION AT 5'-CpG ISLAND AND ITS RELATION TO LUNG CANCER

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    2001-01-01

    Objectives: To investigate the methylation status of the CDKN2/pl6 gene 5'-CpG island, and study the relationship between the CDKN2/pl6 gene inacti-vation by methylation and lung cancer. Methods: Genomic DNA extracted from the specimens of lung cancer and normal lung tissue was digested with methylation-sensitive endonucleases, and Southern blotting was used to analyze the methylation status of the CDKN2/pl6 gene in 89 cases of lung cancer and 10 cases of normal lung tissue. Results: In 89 cases of lung cancer studied, the CDKN2/pl6 gene was shown to be methylated in 21 cases with the total methylation rate of 23.6% (21/89), in which there were 15 cases (16.9%) methylated at SmaI sites, 12 cases (13.5%) at SacII sites and 6 cases at both SmaI and SacII sites. The methylation of the CDKN2/pl6 gene occurred in 17 among 42 of pl6 protein negative cases of lung cancer with a rate of 40.5% (17/42), and in 3 among 47 of pl6 protein positive cases with a Conclusion: The aberrant methylation of the CDKN2/pl6 gene 5'-CpG island is probably an important mechanism of the gene inactivation, it may be involved in the genesis and progress of lung cancer.

  11. APLIKASI INSEKTISIDA PORTAFOG 3,8PL (ALLETHRIN 3,8% TERHADAP SERANGGA PENGGANGGU RUMAH TANGGA DAN VEKTOR PENYAKIT

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    Lulus Susanti

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACTHave been conduct a  study of house fumigation using insecticide PORTAFOG 3,8 PL (active materials  Allethrin 3,8 w / w dosses 25 m3 of room/can, 50 m3 of room/can, 75 m ofroom/can and   100 m3 of room/can to mosquitoes (Ae. aegypti , Culex quinquefasciatus, house fliesMusca domestica and Cockroach Periplaneta americana. on settlement in Salatiga resident. Theresult of this bioassay’s study proved that insecticide PORTAFOG 3,8 PL ( active materials Allethrin3,8 w / w with dosses 25 m3 of room/can, 50 m3 of room/can, 75 m3 of room/can and   100. m ofroom/can was effective to  kill mosquitoes Ae. aegypti , Cx. quinquefasciatus and M. domestica(100% deathness.Key words : Insecticide, PORTAFOG 3,8 PL, Ae. aegypti , Culex quinquefasciatus and Musca  domestica ABSTRAKTelah dilakukan pengasapan rumah dengan aplikasi fumigasi menggunakan insektisidaPORTAFOG 3,8 PL (bahan aktif Allethrin 3,8 w/w dosis 25 mruangan/kaleng, 75 m3 ruangan/kaleng dan 100. m33 ruangan/kaleng, 50 m ruangan/kaleng terhadap nyamuk Ae. aegypti ,Culex quinquefasciatus, Musca domestica dan Periplaneta americana.  di pemukiman pendudukSalatiga pada tahun 2008.  Berdasarkan uji bioassay  membuktikan bahwa insektisida PORTAFOG3,8 PL (bahan aktif Allethrin 3,8 w/w dosis 25 mruangan/kaleng dan 100 m33 ruangan/kaleng, 50 m3 ruangan/kaleng, 75 m ruangan/kaleng efeftif membunuh  nyamuk Ae. aegypti , Cx.quinquefasciatus  M. domestica  (100% kematian.Kata kunci : insektisida PORTAFOG 3,8 PL, Ae. aegypti, Cx quinquefasciatus dan Muscadomestica.

  12. Plínio Salgado, o integralismo brasileiro e as suas relações com Portugal (1932-1975 Plínio Salgado, Brazilian Integralism, and Relations with Portugal (1932-1975

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    Full Text Available O objectivo central deste artigo é discutir as relações entre a Acção Integralista Brasileira e os vários movimentos de direita portugueses, como os integralistas e os grupos católicos. A passagem de Plínio Salgado por Portugal entre 1939 e 1946 é particularmente abordada, assim como as relações dos integralistas com o regime salazarista, tanto nos anos 30 como no período posterior à Segunda Guerra Mundial.This article examines the relationship between the Brazilian Integralist Action and Portuguese right-wing movements in the 1930s. Plínio Salgado’s presence in Portugal between 1939 and 1946 is addressed in detail, as well as the relationship between Brazilian integralists and the Salazar regime in the years from 1932 to 1975.

  13. The Largest Eigenvalue of Graph Cmk(P2,…,P2,Pl)%图Cmk(P2,…,P2,Pl)的最大特征值

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    杜先云; 任秋道

    2009-01-01

    设圈C=v1 v2…vm v1,m≥3.在圈C的顶点vil,vi2,…,vik上分别悬挂k条路pn1,pn2,…,Pnk的图记为Ci1,i2….ik(Pn1,Pn2,…Pnk),其中1≤ij≤m,m,1 ≤j≤k.在顶点口vm上悬挂k条路Pn1,Pn2,…,pnk的图简记为Cmk(Pn1,Pn2,…,Pnk).利用图Cmk(P2,…,P2,P1)的特征多项式获得:λ1(Cmk+1(P2,…,P2,Pl-1))≥λ1(Cnk(P2,…,P2,Pl))≥2,其中,k,l ∈ N,l≥3.

  14. PlGF and VEGF-A Regulate Growth of High-Risk MYCN-Single Copy Neuroblastoma Xenografts via Different Mechanisms

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    Zins, Karin; Kovatchki, Daniel; Lucas, Trevor; Abraham, Dietmar

    2016-01-01

    Neuroblastoma (NB) is the most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood and is a rapidly growing, highly-vascularized cancer. NBs frequently express angiogenic factors and high tumor angiogenesis has been associated with poor outcomes. Placental growth factor (PlGF) is an angiogenic protein belonging to the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) family and is up-regulated mainly in pathologic conditions. Recently, PlGF was identified as a member of a gene expression signature characterizing highly malignant NB stem cells drawing attention as a potential therapeutic target in NB. In the present study, we sought to investigate the expression of PlGF in NB patients and the effect of PlGF inhibition on high-risk MYCN-non-amplified SK-N-AS NB xenografts. Human SK-N-AS cells, which are poorly differentiated and express PlGF and VEGF-A, were implanted subcutaneously in athymic nude mice. Treatment was done by intratumoral injection of replication-incompetent adenoviruses (Ad) expressing PlGF- or VEGF-specific short hairpin (sh)RNA, or soluble (s)VEGF receptor 2 (VEGFR2). The effect on tumor growth and angiogenesis was analyzed. High PlGF expression levels were observed in human advanced-stage NBs. Down-regulating PlGF significantly reduced NB growth in established NB xenografts by reducing cancer cell proliferation but did not suppress angiogenesis. In contrast, blocking VEGF by administration of Ad(sh)VEGF and Ad(s)VEGFR2 reduced tumor growth associated with decreased tumor vasculature. These findings suggest that PlGF and VEGF-A modulate MYCN-non-amplified NB tumors by different mechanisms and support a role for PlGF in NB biology. PMID:27669225

  15. La Transfiguración de Rafael : un mito plástico

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    Jesús Viñuales

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available La carga mitológica de una obra de arte plástico (pintura especialmente se limita a la reproducción de un mito o leyenda mítica fijada anteriormente en lenguaje oral o como muciio escrito o literario. El artista reproduce el mito conocido según los cánones de la época y con el estilo personal que le caracterice, pero no «inventa», ni descubre ni «cuenta» un mito nuevo. Rafael en su obra «La transfiguración» creemos que es una excepción a esta regla presentándonos una mítica que no existía antes en las dos leyendas milagrosas bíblicas que narra el cuadro.The mythological charge in a work of plastic art, is límited to the reproduction of a myth or a mythical legend which has been previously fixed on oral language or bay far written or literary. The artist reproduces the known myth according  to the canon of the time and with the personal style which is characterísed by, but he doesn't invent, neither discovers  nor tells anew myth. In Rafael's work "The transfiguration»  we think that is an exception to this rule, it presents a myth which didn't exist before in the two Biblical miraculous legends that the painting tells.

  16. Sustitución de Artemia por nematodos en la alimentación de postlarvas (PL 6 a PL 10 del camarón marino (Penaeus vannamei boone 1936

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    Gerardo Emigdio Palacios Martínez

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Con el fin de determinar la viabilidad de una cepa nativa de nemátodo en la alimentación de estados postlarvales avanzados (PL 6 – PL 10 de Penaeus vannamei, se realizó un experimento con tres regímenes alimenticios. En el primero se alimentaron postlarvas con un peso húmedo determinado de nauplios de Artemia, en el segundo se alimentó con la misma ración pero con nemátodos y en el tercero se alimentó con nemátodos con el doble de la ración. Al final de la prueba se comparó la calidad de las postlarvas analizando talla, sobrevivencia, desarrollo branquial, prueba de estrés y dispersión de talla, obteniéndose como resultado que las postlarvas alimentadas con Artemia tuvieron las mejores tallas (6,4 ± 0,8 mm y sobrevivencias promedio (89%, en comparación con el segundo (6,2 ± 0,8 mm y 75% y el tercer tratamiento (5,9 ± 0,7 mm y 69%. En las pruebas de desarrollo branquial y prueba de estrés no se observo ninguna diferencia significativa entre tratamientos. La dispersión de tallas en ninguno de los tratamientos superó el máximo límite fijado por CLIFFORD (1992 del 15%. Se concluye que la cepa nativa de nemátodo puede sustituir a la Artemia sp. en la alimentación de postlarvas (PL 6 a PL 10 del camarón P. vannamei.

  17. Teorizações dos docentes sobre a avaliação em Artes Plásticas Teorizaciones de los docentes sobre la evaluación en artes plásticas Teachers theories on art evaluation

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    Full Text Available O propósito deste texto é apresentar em síntese a tese "Teorizações dos docentes sobre a avaliação em Artes Plásticas", que busca indagar e compreender o pensamento do professor de Artes Plásticas na avaliação dos alunos da 5ª série do Ensino Fundamental no Brasil. Este estudo enquadra-se em um enfoque qualitativo não experimental de tipo exploratório. Através das entrevistas com os professores, a declaração do docente considerada "uma ação mediada pela palavra", buscou-se as teorias implícitas a fim de tornarem-se explícitos os marcos de referência do professor de Artes Plásticas e compreender como ele percebe, pensa, teoriza e compreende sobre a avaliação nas Artes Plásticas. O interesse do investigador foi desafiar um campo pouco revisto, que é o campo da Psicologia, da Arte e da Didática, buscando um ponto onde se encontram o psicológico, o didático e o artístico. As escolas públicas municipais do Rio de Janeiro foram o lugar de trabalho. Das declarações obtidas nesta investigação, chega-se a determinados resultados: os dados trazem evidências de que na escola a atividade de avaliar nas Artes Plásticas consiste na atribuição de um juízo de valor a uma realidade observada; no processo de avaliação nas Artes Plásticas busca-se uma ação reflexiva, "o avaliar" dentro da proposta da avaliação diagnóstica e formativa; o conhecimento do professor pode ser considerado um conhecimento leigo e também como teorias pedagógicas pessoais (teorias implícitas, estas nem sempre percebidas pelos professores, porém fazem parte de um papel importante na organização do conhecimento do professor.El propósito de este texto es el de presentar en síntesis la investigación "Teorizaciones de los docentes sobre la evaluación en Artes Plásticas", que busca indagar y comprender el pensamiento del docente de Artes Plásticas en la evaluación de los alumnos del segundo ciclo de la enseñanza básica (5ª s

  18. Surface-Assisted Luminescence: The PL Yellow Band and the EL of n-GaN Devices

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    Full Text Available Although everybody should know that measurements are never performed directly on materials but on devices, this is not generally true. Devices are physical systems able to exchange energy and thus subject to the laws of physics, which determine the information they provide. Hence, we should not overlook device effects in measurements as we do by assuming naively that photoluminescence (PL is bulk emission free from surface effects. By replacing this unjustified assumption with a proper model for GaN surface devices, their yellow band PL becomes surface-assisted luminescence that allows for the prediction of the weak electroluminescence recently observed in n-GaN devices when holes are brought to their surfaces.

  19. Plágio no Brasil : entre o modelo, a cópia e a autoria

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    Nosso objetivo, nesta tese, não consiste em definir o plágio, pontuar suas causas ou apresentar soluções para não incorrer em sua prática; em outras palavras: não pretendemos circunscrevê-lo teoricamente, tampouco propor modos de administrar/cercear sua prática. Nosso percurso visa a compreender, sob a perspectiva teórica da História das ideias linguísticas no Brasil e da Análise de discurso, o processo de constituição dos sentidos sobre o plágio no espaço enunciativo brasileiro, por meio da ...

  20. Efeito do uso de plásticos reciclados e óleo de cozinha sobre a qualidade do coque

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    2012-01-01

    O consumo e o descarte de plastico usado no Brasil tem aumentado de forma significativa ao longo dos últimos anos, apresentando uma contribuição significativa na composição dos resíduos sólidos urbanosRSU de aproximadamente 10,9%, 0 que corresponde a geração de 6,6 milhões de toneladas de plásticos por ano. Atualmente, as principais formas de reciclagem existentes no Brasil não conseguem absorver todo o plástico gerado em função do seu grau de impureza. Outro resíduo estudado foi o óleo ve...

  1. Caracterização morfoanatômica de plântulas de Gomphrena elegans Mart. (Amaranthaceae = Characterization of seedlings’ morphology and anatomy of Gomphrena elegans Mart. (Amaranthaceae

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    Full Text Available Para descrever a morfologia de plântulas e a anatomia de cotilédones e eofilos de Gomphrena elegans Mart., 100 sementes foram colocadas em germinador, a 25 ± 1ºC e 30 ± 1ºC, sob iluminação fluorescente branca contínua e outras 100 foram colocadas em sacos plásticos, contendo areia e terra adubada, mantidas em casa de vegetação sob condiçõesambiente, cobertas com sombrite 50% e regadas diariamente. O pecíolo e limbo cotiledonares e eofilares das plântulas foram seccionadas no terço mediano e bordo e analisadas em secções transversais e paradérmicas. A morfologia inicial da plântula é epigeofoliácea,a raiz axial, hipocótilo e epicótilo avermelhados. A venação é do tipo pinada, camptódroma e broquidódroma nos cotilédones e eofilos. A lâmina foliar e o pecíolo apresentam epiderme unisseriada com células de tamanho variável e estômatos anomocíticos. Ocorrem drusas de oxalato de cálcio nas lâminas foliares e pecíolos. O mesofilo dorsiventral apresenta uma camada de parênquima paliçádico e várias de lacunoso.Aiming to describe seedlings’ morphology and cotyledons and eophylls anatomy of Gomphrena elegans Mart., 100 seeds were put into plastic bags, with sand and fertilized soil (1:3, kept in the greenhouse under room conditions, with 50% shady and watered daily. Cotyledonous petiole and limb and seedlings eophylls were sectioned in median and border. They were then analyzed in transversal and paradermic sections. Seedlings initial morphology is epigeal-foliar, the rootis axial, and hypocotyls and epicotyl are reddish. Venation is of pinnate type, camptodrome and brochidrodome in cotyledons and eophylls. Petiole and leaf show uniseriated epidermis with cells of varied sizes and anomocytic stomata. Druses of calcium oxalate occurred in leaves and petiole. Dorsiventral mesophyll shows one palisade parenchyma layer and several lacunary ones.

  2. Silica nanoparticles functionalized with polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers as platforms for photoluminescence (PL) sensing of copper and cyanide ions.

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    Gerrans, Kateryna; Luhrs, Alicia; Feider, Clara; Margerum, Lawrence D

    2016-05-15

    Functionalized nanoparticles for photoluminescence (PL) applications are a promising technology for biomedical imaging and as sensors for small molecules. This work presents a new method to modify silica nanoparticles (SNP) using the bifunctional linker 1,1'-carbonyldiimidazole (CDI) with a series of polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimer molecules followed by grafting of fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) or rhodamine B isothiocyanate (RITC) to create platforms for photoluminescence (PL) sensors. A dendrimer size and charge-variable response to only copper(II) ions confirmed the prediction of a selective turn-off sensor via proximity quenching. Both dye density and Cu(2+) quenching efficiency peaked with SNP-dendrimer generation 4 (64 terminal amines). In addition, changing the terminal dendrimer arms to carboxylic acid end groups increased the copper quenching suggesting that more metal ion binding sites were created in close proximity to the dyes. Of the small anions tested for a turn-off sensor, only cyanide ion fully restored the PL when reaching a 2:1 CN(-):Cu(2+) ratio, while EDTA was not as effective at the same ratio. Therefore, dendrimer size and surface charge on the nanoparticles controlled the dye loading and copper quenching efficiency, while creating multiple binding sites for cyanide over other metal binding anions. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  3. Fatores Determinantes da Propensão ao Consumo de Cirurgias Plásticas Estéticas

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    Mateus Canniatti Ponchio

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo analisa o consumo de cirurgias plásticas com finalidade estética entre as consumidoras de São Paulo e Recife, duas grandes cidades brasileiras que possuem características econômicas, demográficas e culturais distintas. Nesse contexto, os objetivos são compreender a influência do materialismo, da autoestima e de variáveis de controle sobre a decisão de realizar uma cirurgia plástica estética. Um questionário foi elaborado com perguntas fechadas e aplicado pela Internet, resultando em dados disponíveis para análise de 347 respondentes. Com 173 moradoras de São Paulo e 174 de Recife, constatou-se que a cidade da respondente não ajuda a discriminar a probabilidade de que efetue uma cirurgia plástica com finalidade estética; por outro lado, a dimensão ‘influências sociais’ da escala de autoestima, bem como o nível de materialismo e a idade das respondentes provaram-se variáveis preditoras significantes desse tipo de consumo. Por fim, são apresentadas implicações gerenciais e acadêmicas dos achados desse estudo, bem como possibilidades para novas investigações. DOI: 10.5585/remark.v12i4.2511

  4. Evaluation of agreement of placental growth factor (PlGF) tests and the soluble FMS-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1)/PlGF ratio, comparison of predictive accuracy for pre-eclampsia, and relation to uterine artery Doppler and response to aspirin.

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    Navaratnam, Kate; Abreu, Patricia; Clarke, Helen; Jorgensen, Andrea; Alfirevic, Ana; Alfirevic, Zarko

    2017-09-11

    The objective of this study is to evaluate agreement between PlGF and sFlt-1/PlGF ratio tests and compare their predictive accuracy for pre-eclampsia in high-risk women. Also, to examine for associations of abnormal PlGF or sFlt-1/PlGF ratio with abnormal uterine artery Doppler and platelet response to aspirin. Prospective cohort study, 150 pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia prescribed 75 mg aspirin daily. Uterine artery Dopplers were assessed at 20(+0)-23(+6) weeks. At 33(+0)-35(+6) weeks platelet function aspirin metabolites, PlGF and the sFlt-1/PlGF ratio were measured. Measures were all pre-eclampsia and pre-eclampsia requiring delivery prior to 37 weeks. Overall percent agreement was 89.3% for PlGF tests but 74.7-78% for PlGF tests and the sFlt-1/PlGF ratio. AUCs were 0.70-0.75 for prediction of any pre-eclampsia and 0.92-0.99 for preterm pre-eclampsia. We found a significant association between abnormal PlGF or sFlt-1/PlGF ratio and abnormal uterine artery Doppler (χ(2) 5.47, p = .019), but no association with platelet response to aspirin (χ(2) 0.12, p = .913). There were no associations between suboptimal aspirin adherence and either abnormal angiogenic markers or uterine artery Dopplers (χ(2) 0.144, 0.038, p = .704, .846, respectively). There was good agreement between PlGF tests and limited agreement between PlGF tests and the sFlt-1/PlGF ratio. All tests have heightened predictive accuracy for preterm pre-eclampsia. Abnormal PlGF or sFlt-1/PlGF ratio relates to abnormal uterine artery Doppler but not platelet response to aspirin.

  5. Paenibacillus larvae chitin-degrading protein PlCBP49 is a key virulence factor in American Foulbrood of honey bees.

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    Eva Garcia-Gonzalez

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Paenibacillus larvae, the etiological agent of the globally occurring epizootic American Foulbrood (AFB of honey bees, causes intestinal infections in honey bee larvae which develop into systemic infections inevitably leading to larval death. Massive brood mortality might eventually lead to collapse of the entire colony. Molecular mechanisms of host-microbe interactions in this system and of differences in virulence between P. larvae genotypes are poorly understood. Recently, it was demonstrated that the degradation of the peritrophic matrix lining the midgut epithelium is a key step in pathogenesis of P. larvae infections. Here, we present the isolation and identification of PlCBP49, a modular, chitin-degrading protein of P. larvae and demonstrate that this enzyme is crucial for the degradation of the larval peritrophic matrix during infection. PlCBP49 contains a module belonging to the auxiliary activity 10 (AA10, formerly CBM33 family of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs which are able to degrade recalcitrant polysaccharides. Using chitin-affinity purified PlCBP49, we provide evidence that PlCBP49 degrades chitin via a metal ion-dependent, oxidative mechanism, as already described for members of the AA10 family. Using P. larvae mutants lacking PlCBP49 expression, we analyzed in vivo biological functions of PlCBP49. In the absence of PlCBP49 expression, peritrophic matrix degradation was markedly reduced and P. larvae virulence was nearly abolished. This indicated that PlCBP49 is a key virulence factor for the species P. larvae. The identification of the functional role of PlCBP49 in AFB pathogenesis broadens our understanding of this important family of chitin-binding and -degrading proteins, especially in those bacteria that can also act as entomopathogens.

  6. Prediction of subcooled vapor pressures (log PL) of 399 polychlorinated trans-azoxybenzenes by using the QSPR and ANN approach.

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    Piliszek, Sławomir; Wilczyńska-Piliszek, Agata J; Falandysz, Jerzy

    2012-01-01

    Environmentally relevant partitioning properties such as the sub-cooled vapor pressures (log PL) have been predicted for 399 congeners of chloro-trans-azoxybenzene (C-t-AOBs) by two computational methods. The quantitative structure-property relationship (QSPR), an approach which is based on geometry optimalization and quantum-chemical structural descriptors in RM1 and DFT methods and artificial neural networks (ANNs), an approach that predicts abilities that give similar results of estimated log P(L) and the accuracy of the methods was also similar. The RM1 method was less time consuming and less costly compared to calculations by the DFT method. Estimated from the RM1 and DFT methods of log P(L) values of 399 Ct-AOBs varied between -1.98 to -0.93 and -1.83 to -0.79 for Mono-, 3.12 to -1.46 and -3.00 to -1.46 for Di-, -4.03 to -1.39 and -3.53 to -1.67 for Tri-, -4.75 to -2.33 and -4.59 to -1.91 for Tetra-, -5.37 to -2.59 and -5.42 to -2.09 for Penta-, -5.82 to -2.88 and -5.66 to -2.58 for Hexa-, -5.88 to -3.24 and -5.60 to -2.93 for Hepta-, -6.28 to -4.33 and -5.60 to -4.29 for Octa-, -6.54 to -5.28 and -5.66 to -4.93 for NonaCt-AOBs, and -6.59 and -5.61 for DecaCt-AOB. According to a common classification of environmental contaminants and by sub-cooled vapor pressure values, MonoCt-AOBs and a few of the Di- and TriCt-AOBs (log P(L)from -2 to 0) fall into the group of compounds that are relatively well mobile in the ambient environment, while most of the Di- to HeptaCt-AOBs (log P(L) log P(L) < -4) are also weak mobile contaminants.

  7. Testing founder effect speciation: Divergence population genetics of the Spoonbills Platalea regia and Pl. minor (Threskiornithidae, Aves)

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    Yeung, Carol K.L.; Tsai, Pi-Wen; Chesser, R. Terry; Lin, Rong-Chien; Yao, Cheng-Te; Tian, Xiu-Hua; Li, Shou-Hsien

    2011-01-01

    Although founder effect speciation has been a popular theoretical model for the speciation of geographically isolated taxa, its empirical importance has remained difficult to evaluate due to the intractability of past demography, which in a founder effect speciation scenario would involve a speciational bottleneck in the emergent species and the complete cessation of gene flow following divergence. Using regression-weighted approximate Bayesian computation, we tested the validity of these two fundamental conditions of founder effect speciation in a pair of sister species with disjunct distributions: the royal spoonbill Platalea regia in Australasia and the black-faced spoonbill Pl. minor in eastern Asia. When compared with genetic polymorphism observed at 20 nuclear loci in the two species, simulations showed that the founder effect speciation model had an extremely low posterior probability (1.55 × 10-8) of producing the extant genetic pattern. In contrast, speciation models that allowed for postdivergence gene flow were much more probable (posterior probabilities were 0.37 and 0.50 for the bottleneck with gene flow and the gene flow models, respectively) and postdivergence gene flow persisted for a considerable period of time (more than 80% of the divergence history in both models) following initial divergence (median = 197,000 generations, 95% credible interval [CI]: 50,000-478,000, for the bottleneck with gene flow model; and 186,000 generations, 95% CI: 45,000-477,000, for the gene flow model). Furthermore, the estimated population size reduction in Pl. regia to 7,000 individuals (median, 95% CI: 487-12,000, according to the bottleneck with gene flow model) was unlikely to have been severe enough to be considered a bottleneck. Therefore, these results do not support founder effect speciation in Pl. regia but indicate instead that the divergence between Pl. regia and Pl. minor was probably driven by selection despite continuous gene flow. In this light, we

  8. Improving seismic crustal models in the Corinth Gulf, Greece and estimating source depth using PL-waves

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    Vackář, Jiří; Zahradník, Jiří

    2013-04-01

    A recent shallow earthquake in the Corinth Gulf, Greece (Mw 5.3, January 18, 2010; Sokos et al., Tectonophysics 2012) generated unusual long-period waves (periods > 5 seconds), well recorded at several near-regional stations between the P - and S-wave arrival. The 5-second period, being significantly longer than the source duration, indicates a structural effect. The wave is similar to PL-wave or Pnl-wave, but with shorter periods and observed in much closer distances (ranging from 30 to 200 km). For theoretical description of the observed wave, structural model is required. No existing regional crustal model generates that wave, so we need to find another model, better in terms of the PL-wave existence and strength. We find such models by full waveform inversion using the subset of stations with strong PL-wave. The Discrete Wavenumber method (Bouchon, 1981; Coutant 1989) is used for forward problem and the Neighborhood Algorithm (Sambridge, 1999) for stochastic search (more details in poster by V. Plicka and J. Zahradník). We obtain a suite of models well fitting synthetic seismograms and use some of these models to evaluate dependence of the studied waves on receiver distance and azimuth as well as dependence on source depth. We compare real and synthetic dispersion curves (derived from synthetic seismograms) as an independent validation of found model and discuss limitations of using dispersion curves for these cases. We also relocated the event in the new model. Then we calculate the wavefield by two other methods: modal summation and ray theory to better understand the nature of the PL-wave. Finally, we discuss agreement of found models with published crustal models in the region. The full waveform inversion for structural parameters seems to be powerful tool for improving seismic source modeling in cases we do not have accurate structure model of studied area. We also show that the PL-wave strength has a potential to precise the earthquake depth

  9. Particularidades del cálculo de engranajes plásticos. // Particularities of plastic gear calculation.

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    J. L. Moya Rodríguez

    2003-05-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos tiempos los materiales plásticos han tenido una proliferación en todos los campos de la Industria Mecánica,debido esencialmente a su bajo costo y a las mejoras de las propiedades mecánicas que se han ido logrando. En el casoparticular de las transmisiones por engranajes existe una gran cantidad de estos materiales que pueden ser usados y dehecho se utilizan para la fabricación de ruedas dentadas de características muy disímiles. En la literatura científica existemuy poca información disponible sobre las fallas de engranajes plásticos, métodos de calculo a resistencia y posiblesmateriales a emplear con sus respectivas propiedades mecánicas. Inclusive este tema no se aborda en los currículos deestudio tradicionales en Ibero-América. Queda mucho por discutir aun acerca del empleo de las correcciones del dentado enestas ruedas dentadas plásticas. En el presente trabajo se hace un análisis de los materiales, características, estudio de lasfallas principales, métodos de calculo y ejemplos de aplicación de los engranajes plásticos.Palabras claves: Plásticos, engranes, perfil dentado.__________________________________________________________________________Abstract.Recently the use of plastic materials has been growing up due to their low cost and the improvements achieved on theirmechanical properties. In the particular case of gear transmissions there are great quantities of polymers that can be usedfor gears. Plastic gears are powerful means of cutting drive cost, weight, noise, and wear. Plastic gears also open newopportunities for smaller and more efficient transmissions. There is few information in Scientific literature about plasticgears failures, designing methods and materials. Most engineering reference books are desicated to steel gears but there areremarkably silent about plastic gears. Design methods for plastic gears and gear trains must be modernized, because muchof the information available is derived

  10. "Nicotiana tabacum" L. cv Xanthi como sistema heterólogo para la producción de lactógeno placentario humano (hPL)

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    Urreta Gómez, Iratxe

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    152 p. : il., col. El lactógeno placentario humano (hPL) es una hormona polipeptídica que forma parte de la pequeña lista de factores del crecimiento capaces de tratar la diabetes tipo 1 mediante el transplante de islotes humanos. Esta hormona tiene la capacidad de mejorar la supervivencia de los islotes humanos antes y/o después de su transplante. En este trabajo se aborda la producción de hPL en sistemas heterólogos vegetales basados en Nicotiana tabacum cv Xanthi. El cDNA del hPL ha sid...

  11. Separación de plásticos reciclados de resíduos de equipos electrónicos como alternativa para reaprovechamiento de energia.

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    Utimura, Solange Kazue; Rosario, Carlos Gonzalo Alvarez; Tenorio, Jorge Alberto Soares; Espinosa, Denise Crocce Romano

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    Los residuos de equipos electronicos se an convertido en un gran problema ambiental dedido al rápido avance tecnológico y a que el plástico es uno de los residuos que mas contaminan. Elreciclaje de plástico es de vital importancia para la industria, pues permite un ahorro de energia al mismo tiempo que protege al medio ambiente. El descarte excesivo de plástico se ha convertido en un gran obstáculo para su disposicion....

  12. DLTS and PL study of defects in InAlAs/InP heterojunctions grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition

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    Bouzgarrou, S. [Laboratoire de Microelectronique et Instrumentation (UR 03/13-04), Faculte des Sciences de Monastir, Avenue de l' Environnement, 5000 Monastir (Tunisia); Ben Salem, M.M. [Laboratoire de Physique des Semiconducteurs et des Composants Electroniques (LA-MA-06), Faculte des Sciences de Monastir, Avenue de l' Environnement, 5000 Monastir (Tunisia)]. E-mail: mongi.bensalem@fsm.rnu.tn; Hassen, F. [Laboratoire de Physique des Semiconducteurs et des Composants Electroniques (LA-MA-06), Faculte des Sciences de Monastir, Avenue de l' Environnement, 5000 Monastir (Tunisia); Kalboussi, A. [Laboratoire de Microelectronique et Instrumentation (UR 03/13-04), Faculte des Sciences de Monastir, Avenue de l' Environnement, 5000 Monastir (Tunisia); Souifi, A. [Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere (UMR CNRS 5511), INSA de Lyon, Ba-hat t. 502, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex (France)

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    Deep level transient spectroscopy (DLTS) and photoluminescence (PL) techniques are used to study the defects present in InAlAs/InP layers grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD). In DLTS technique, different reverse bias and different heights and widths of the filling pulse are applied to the samples; the measurements have revealed the presence of four defects labelled A-D, which are found to be in a good agreement with the results of the photoluminescence (PL) technique. In fact, a detailed study of the defect (D) by photoluminescence (PL) technique has led to the same results as those determined by DLTS.

  13. Multi-section core-shell InGaN/GaN quantum-well nanorod light-emitting diode array.

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    Tu, Charng-Gan; Yao, Yu-Feng; Liao, Che-Hao; Su, Chia-Ying; Hsieh, Chieh; Weng, Chi-Ming; Lin, Chun-Han; Chen, Hao-Tsung; Kiang, Yean-Woei; Yang, C C

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    The growth of a two-section, core-shell, InGaN/GaN quantum-well (QW) nanorod- (NR-) array light-emitting diode device based on a pulsed growth technique with metalorganic chemical vapor deposition is demonstrated. A two-section n-GaN NR is grown through a tapering process for forming two uniform NR sections of different cross-sectional sizes. The cathodoluminescence (CL), photoluminescence (PL), and electrolumines-cence (EL) characterization results of the two-section NR structure are compared with those of a single-section NR sample, which is prepared under the similar condition to that for the first uniform NR section of the two-section sample. All the CL, PL, and EL spectra of the two-section sample (peaked between 520 and 525 nm) are red-shifted from those of the single-section sample (peaked around 490 nm) by >30 nm in wavelength. Also, the emitted spectral widths of the two-section sample become significantly larger than their counterparts of the single-section sample. The PL spectral full-width at half-maximum increases from ~37 to ~61 nm. Such variations are attributed to the higher indium incorporation in the sidewall QWs of the two-section sample due to the stronger strain relaxation in an NR section of a smaller cross-sectional size and the more constituent atom supply from the larger gap volume between neighboring NRs.

  14. Research on Viscosity-Temperature Performance of Blend Oils Mixed with No.8 HF and PL Base Oils%No.8 HF 和 PL 油调和基础油黏温性能研究

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    王本力; 付洪瑞; 刘淑真; 史程飞

    2013-01-01

    通过测定 No.8 HF 基础油和 PL 基础油及其不同调和比例混合基础油在-40~40℃时的运动黏度,研究调和基础油黏温性能的变化规律。结果表明,No.8 HF 基础油的黏温性能较差,而 PL 基础油具有较好的黏温性能,而其调和基础油的黏温性能介于2种单一基础油之间,且随着混合油样中 PL 基础油含量的增加,混合基础油的黏温性能变好。以试验测得的离散黏温数据为基础,采用 Andrade 方程、Walther 方程和 Vogel 方程对基础油的黏温特性进行回归拟合,分析和比较3种黏温关系式的拟合精度。结果表明 Vogel 方程能更准确地描述这类基础油的黏温特性,从而可以预测和评估试验数据,为类似研究提供可靠方法和手段。%The viscosity-temperature performance of the blen d oils was investigated by measuring the kinematic viscosity of No.8 HF base oil,PL base oil and their blend oils with different blending ratio in the temperature range from -40 ℃to 40 ℃.The results show that the viscosity-temperature property of No.8 HF base oil is worse than that of PL base oil. The viscosity-temperature performance of the blend oils is between that of two types of single base oil mentioned above. And as the content of PL base oil is increased,the viscosity-temperature property of the blend oils becomes better gradual-ly.Based on Andrade equation,Walther equation and Vogel equation,regression analysis was performed to fit the experi-mental discrete viscosity-temperature data of the blend oils.The fitting precision of these three kinds of viscosity-tempera-ture relations was compared.The results show that the higher accuracy is achieved when using Vogel equation.This method can be used to predict and evaluate the experimental data,and used as a reliable means for the similar experimental analy-sis and research.

  15. Draft Genome Sequence of Pyrodictium occultum PL19T, a Marine Hyperthermophilic Species of Archaea That Grows Optimally at 105°C.

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    Utturkar, Sagar M; Huber, Harald; Leptihn, Sebastian; Loh, Belinda; Brown, Steven D; Stetter, Karl O; Podar, Mircea

    2016-02-25

    We report here the draft genome sequence of Pyrodictium occultum PL19(T), a marine hyperthermophilic archaeon. The genome provides insights into molecular and cellular adaptation mechanisms to life in extreme environments and the evolution of early organisms on Earth.

  16. Evaluación de coberturas orgánicas y plásticas para el combate de malezas en tomate

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    Mario E. Talavera

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    Full Text Available Las coberturas evaluadas fueron Aserrín de pino semidescompuesto, Bagazo de caña seco y Casulla de arroz semiquemada, plástico negro, plástico gris y un testigo relativo incorporando trifluralina presiembra, aporcando y controlando malezas manualmente. Se utilizó la variedad Peto 98 cuyas plántulas fueron producidas en invernadero. El diseño experimental fue de bloques completamente al azar con cuatro repeticiones. La mayor incidencia de malezas se dio en las coberturas orgánicas, e influyó en un menor rendimiento de frutos. Las coberturas plásticas mostraron la mayor rentabilidad

  17. Altered hemodynamics and hyperuricemia accompany an elevated sFlt-1/PlGF ratio before the onset of early severe preeclampsia.

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    Doherty, Anne

    2014-08-01

    Early identification of women at risk of developing early-onset severe preeclampsia (sPE) is a key objective in obstetrics. An elevated ratio of serum soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase (sFlt-1) to placenta-like growth factor (PlGF) (sFlt-1\\/PlGF ratio) precedes overt hypertension. The longitudinal relationship between this biomarker, maternal hemodynamics, and maternal serum uric acid during the pre-clinical phase is unknown.

  18. A brief description and comparison of programming languages FORTRAN, ALGOL, COBOL, PL/1, and LISP 1.5 from a critical standpoint

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    Mathur, F. P.

    1972-01-01

    Several common higher level program languages are described. FORTRAN, ALGOL, COBOL, PL/1, and LISP 1.5 are summarized and compared. FORTRAN is the most widely used scientific programming language. ALGOL is a more powerful language for scientific programming. COBOL is used for most commercial programming applications. LISP 1.5 is primarily a list-processing language. PL/1 attempts to combine the desirable features of FORTRAN, ALGOL, and COBOL into a single language.

  19. Logística de reversa en el subsector de plásticos: principales facilitadores y barreras

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    Claudia Cecilia Pena-Montoya

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Los residuos sólidos industriales (RSI están incrementando en cantidad y complejidad, y es prioritario establecer estrategias para gestionarlos. La logística de reversa (LR es una estrategia que permite la recuperación y reutilización de materiales, evitando el daño que los RSI causan; también organiza las actividades de gestión de residuos sólidos y apoya otras actividades como comercialización de RSI. La mayoría de las investigaciones en países desarrollados que vinculan RSI y LR se dan en el subsector de aparatos electróni-cos debido a los impactos negativos sobre el ambiente; no obstante, se publica en menor cantidad acerca de los residuos plásticos. Este es el caso de Colombia, donde el subsector de plásticos se compone principalmente de pequeñas y medianas empresas (Pymes, las cuales enfrentan diversas limitaciones para su funcionamiento. En este estudio se identificaron los principales facilitadores y ba-rreras que enfrentan las Pymes del subsector plásticos en Colombia para la implementación de programas de LR. Se llevó a cabo un estudio exploratorio en el cual empresarios valoraron los facilitadores y barreras identificados en literatura científica. Los resultados mostraron que la disponibilidad de personal capacitado para desarrollar actividades de LR es uno de los facilitadores internos más importantes, y que la falta de mercados secundarios para los materiales recuperados está entre las barreras externas. Los hallazgos contribuyen al conocimiento en un área aún en desarrollo en Colombia.

  20. Tendências e desafios da reciclagem de embalagens plásticas Trends and challenges in recycling plastic packages

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    Amélia S. F. Santos

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available No gerenciamento do resíduo sólido urbano (RSU, a reciclagem surge como uma das vias para reduzir os resíduos sólidos aterrados em solo. Os plásticos constituem uma das classes de materiais com menor índice de reciclagem. Neste trabalho, as principais dificuldades encontradas em diversos países para aumentar os índices de reciclagem dos plásticos e as propostas que estão sendo utilizadas para mudar este cenário foram apresentadas. Por último, também foi apresentado um panorama geral sobre as exigências e limitações do retorno do plástico reciclado para alimentos. Este segmento representa todo um nicho de mercado que pode agregar valor e, principalmente, aumentar os índices de reciclagem de modo sustentável desde que haja investimentos em tecnologias inovadoras e economicamente viáveis.In the management of municipal solid waste (MSW, recycling emerges as one of the ways to reduce the solid wastes deposited in landfills. Plastics are one of the classes of materials with the lowest recycling index. The present study deals with the main difficulties encountered in different countries to increase plastics recycling and the procedures adopted to change this scenario. Additionally, the general requirements and the restrictions about the use of recycled plastic for food contact are presented. This application represents a whole market share to be explored, which could add value and increase the recycling indexes in a sustainable way, provided that investments in innovative technologies are made.

  1. The First Paenibacillus larvae Bacteriophage Endolysin (PlyPl23 with High Potential to Control American Foulbrood.

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    Ana Oliveira

    Full Text Available Endolysins, which are peptidoglycan-degrading enzymes expressed during the terminal stage of the reproduction cycle of bacteriophages, have great potential to control Gram-positive pathogens. This work describes the characterization of a novel endolysin (PlyPl23 encoded on the genome of Paenibacillus larvae phage phiIBB_Pl23 with high potential to control American foulbrood. This bacterial disease, caused by P. larvae, is widespread in North America and Europe and causes important economic losses in apiculture. The restriction to antibiotic residues in honey imposed by the EU legislation hinders its therapeutic use to combat American foulbrood and enforces the development of alternative antimicrobial methods. The new endolysin described herein has an N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase catalytic domain and exhibits a broad-spectrum activity against common P. larvae genotypes. Moreover, the enzyme displays high antimicrobial activity in a range of pH that matches environmental conditions (pH between 5.0 and 7.0, showing its feasible application in the field. At pH 7.0, a concentration of 0.2 μM of enzyme was enough to lyse 104 CFU.mL-1 of P. larvae in no more than 2 h. The presence of sucrose and of the substances present in the larvae gut content did not affect the enzyme activity. Interestingly, an increase of activity was observed when PlyPl23 was previously incubated in royal jelly. Furthermore, in vivo safety evaluation assays demonstrated that this enzyme is not toxic to the bee larvae. The present work describes for the first time an endolysin encoded in a P. larvae phage that presents high potential to integrate a commercial product to control the problematic American foulbrood.

  2. Polish mother and child cohort study (REPRO_PL)--methodology of follow-up of the children.

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    Polańska, Kinga; Hanke, Wojciech; Jurewicz, Joanna; Sobala, Wojciech; Madsen, Christian; Nafstad, Per; Magnus, Per

    2011-12-01

    A prospective cohort study design gives the opportunity for identification, update of different exposures and their verification by biomarker measurements. The aim of The Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL) is to evaluate the impact of exposure to different environmental factors during pregnancy and, after birth, on the pregnancy outcome, children's health and neurodevelopment. REPRO_PL cohort was established in 2007. From the cohort of 1300 mother-child pairs, 300 children are followed-up until they are two years old to asses the exposure, health status and neurodevelopment. Children are examined twice: at one and two years of age by a pediatrician and a psychologist/child development specialist. During each visit, detailed questionnaire is conducted with the mothers and supplemented with the information from the medical charts to have appropriate recognition of the child's health and development. Additionally, the current health status of the child is checked and his/her biometry is performed. A urine sample is collected from each child for the verification of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) exposure. Some children have a blood sample collected for the assessment of the lead and cadmium levels. Child's neurodevelopment is assessed based on Bayley Scales for Infant and Toddler Development (Bayley-III). The results of the study will become available within the next few years and will help to determine the impact of the environmental exposures on children's health and neurodevelopment. REPRO_PL cohort is a middle-sized cohort, very much focused on specific research questions with the potential for future extension and cooperation.

  3. Inhibition of osteosarcoma-induced thermal hyperalgesia in mice by the orally active dual enkephalinase inhibitor PL37. Potentiation by gabapentin.

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    Menéndez, Luis; Hidalgo, Agustín; Meana, Alvaro; Poras, Hervé; Fournié-Zaluski, Marie-Claude; Roques, Bernard P; Baamonde, Ana

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    We have previously shown that stimulation of peripheral opioid receptors by exogenous opiates counteracts the thermal hyperalgesia elicited by a tibial osteosarcoma due to intraosteal inoculation of NCTC 2472 cells to mice. Aiming to study whether pheripheral endogenous enkephalins could also counteract this painful symptom, we assayed in this model the effects of PL37, an orally active dual inhibitor of enkephalin inactivating enzymes. Oral administration of PL37 (25 mg/kg) completely supressed osteosarcoma-induced thermal hyperalgesia through the activation of micro-opioid receptors, since the administration of cyprodime (1 mg/kg) inhibited its antihyperalgesic effect. Neither naltrindole (0.1 mg/kg) nor nor-binaltorphimine (10 mg/kg) modified this PL37-induced antihyperalgesic effect. Moreover, the inhibition of the antihyperalgesic effect induced by PL37 after the administration of naloxone-methiodide (2 mg/kg), a non selective opioid antagonist that does not cross the blood-brain barrier, demonstrates the involvement of peripheral opioid receptors. In contrast, centrally mediated effects may be detected when assaying a higher dose of PL37 (50 mg/kg). Besides, the administration of gabapentin (6.25-25 mg/kg, i.p.) dose-dependently inhibited osteosarcoma-induced thermal hyperalgesia. Interestingly, the combined administration of subeffective doses of PL37 and gabapentin completely prevented this type of thermal hyperalgesia. An isobolographic analysis of this interaction demonstrated a synergistic interaction between both drugs.

  4. Prevención de las patologías respiratorias en las artes plásticas

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    [ES]La formación sobre los riesgos laborales para el sistema respiratorio es uno de los pilares fundamentales de la medicina preventiva. En las artes plásticas la formación se hace imprescindible para evitar los riesgos potenciales que tienen los artistas o los artesanos cuando trabajan en espacios inadecuados, como garajes, sótanos, habitaciones de la vivienda habitual, etc., que no reúnen las condiciones de ventilación exigidas para el uso de ciertos materiales. Además, la formación es cruc...

  5. La cirugía plástica y su labor humanitaria en México

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    A. Vallarta-Rodríguez

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available La mayoría del gasto público en salud en México se enfoca hacia las patologías causantes de la mayor mortalidad: enfermedades circulatorias, metabólicas y neoplasias. Así pues, las malformaciones congénitas, secuelas de quemaduras o secuelas de cáncer, no se encuentran al alcance de la población que vive en pobreza. Es por ello que desde hace más de 50 años se iniciaron en nuestro país las Cirugías Extramuros y en el 2012 se creó la Fundación para Asistencia e Investigación en Cirugía Plástica Reconstructiva (FUNCIPLAS, con el objetivo de ayudar a los más necesitados mediante la aplicación de nuestra especialidad. En coordinación con diferentes organizaciones se planeó realizar Campañas de Cirugía Extramuros en diferentes estados de la República Mexicana con la participación de cirujanos plásticos y reconstructivos, residentes en formación, anestesiólogos y personal de enfermería. De 2013 a 2015 se realizaron 10 campañas altruistas en diversas ciudades mexicanas. Se valoraron 784 pacientes, de los que fueron candidatos a cirugía 439 en los que se realizaron 774 procedimientos. El 52,5% de las cirugías correspondió a patología congénita; el 16,4% a secuelas de quemaduras; el 15,76% a secuelas de cáncer y el 15,5% a secuelas de trauma en cara o extremidades. La atención de padecimientos relacionados con la Cirugía Plástica Reconstructiva es insuficiente en una población de casi 120 millones de habitantes. Si a ello agregamos el atraso educativo y la pobreza, nos encontramos ante personas que son condenadas a vivir con una alteración estético-funcional y un estigma social. La FUNCIPLAS, como asociación sin fines de lucro, surge como alternativa para ayudar a los sectores más vulnerables de la población mexicana. Desde hace varias décadas se ha fomentado un mayor altruismo en el área quirúrgica. Hoy la contribución humanitaria de la Cirugía Plástica en México es una realidad.

  6. Influencia en la resistencia de engranajes plásticos de la geometría del diente.

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    J. Alberto Velásquez Pérez

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos tiempos los materiales plásticos han tenido una proliferación en todos los campos de la industria, debido esencialmente a su bajo costo y a las mejoras de las propiedades mecánicas que se han logrado. En el caso particular de las transmisiones por engranajes existe una gran cantidad de estos materiales que pueden ser usados y de hecho se utilizan para la fabricación de ruedas dentadas de características muy disímiles. En la literatura científica existe muy poca información disponible sobre las fallas de engranajes plásticos, métodos de cálculo a resistencia y posibles materiales a emplear con sus respectivas propiedades mecánicas. Un aspecto importante es la facilidad o arbitrariedad que existe para usar cualquier geometría en los dientes de engranajes plásticos cuando se usa el proceso de fabricación por moldeado de inyección. Las modificaciones geométricas pueden ir desde las tradicionalmente conocidas del uso de la corrección, hasta la modificación total de la geometría del diente usando curvas no evolvente o el uso de dientes asimétricos con perfil evolvente. En el presente trabajo se hace un análisis de la influencia de la corrección en la resistencia de los engranajes plásticos, así como de la asimetría del diente.Up today plastic materials have had an enormous proliferation in all fields of industry, due essentially at their low cost and the improvements of the mechanical properties that have been achieving. In the peculiar case of gear transmissions, a great quantity of these materials can be used and in fact they are used for the production of gears with very dissimilar characteristics. In the scientific literature very little available information exists on failures of plastic gears and design methods. It is not very easy to find an appropriate method for calculating tooth stresses and advices for selecting the possible materials to use with its respective mechanical properties. Plastic gears

  7. Caracterización de rizobacterias promotoras de crecimiento en plántulas de Eucalyptus nitens

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    Violeta C Angulo

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Se aislaron bacterias rizosféricas y endófitas a partir de rizósfera y tejidos de raíz de árboles de Eucalyptus nitens con el objetivo de evaluar su capacidad de promover el crecimiento en plántulas de la misma especie en condiciones de invernadero. Los aislamientos que incrementaron el crecimiento de las plántulas fueron identificados y caracterizados por su capacidad de producir ácido indolacético (AIA, solubilizar fosfato y expresar la 1-aminociclopropano-1-carboxilato (ACC desaminasa. Los 105 aislamientos obtenidos fueron morfológicamente diferentes y solo 15 promovieron significativamente el crecimiento de plántulas de E. nitens. Los máximos incrementos observados fueron en el peso seco aéreo (142 % y de la raíz (135 %; también aumentaron la altura de las plantas (50 % y el largo de raíces (45 % de las mismas. Las rizobacterias pertenecieron a los géneros Arthrobacter, Lysinibacillus, Rahnella y Bacillus. Los aislados identificados como A. phenanthrenivorans 21 y B. cereus 113 incrementaron la emergencia de E. nitens a los 12 días en un valor promedio de 3,15 veces con relación al control. R. aquatilis aislado 78 presentó la mayor producción de AIA (97,5 ± 2,87 μg/ml en presencia de triptófano y el mayor índice de solubilización de fósforo (2,4. B. amyloliquefaciens aislado 60 fue positivo para la actividad ACC desaminasa. Los resultados obtenidos indican el potencial de las rizobacterias estudiadas como promotoras de emergencia y crecimiento de plántulas de E. nitens y su posible uso como inoculantes, ya que presentan más de un mecanismo de acción asociado a la promoción del crecimiento.

  8. Ladrillos y placas prefabricadas con plásticos reciclados aptos para la autoconstrucción

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    Rosana Gaggino

    2008-01-01

    Esta publicación trata sobre una investigación llevada a cabo en el CEVE relativa a la fabricación de elementos constructivos utilizando materiales plásticos reciclados. La investigación ha logrado los siguientes objetivos: Tecnológico: desarrollar componentes de construcción livianos, de buena aislación térmica, y resistencia mecánica suficiente para cumplir la función de cerramiento lateral de viviendas. Ecológico: colaborar en la descontaminación del medio ambiente. Económic...

  9. cDNA cloning and bacterial expression of a PL-14 alginate lyase from a herbivorous marine snail Littorina brevicula.

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    Rahman, Mohammad Matiur; Wang, Ling; Inoue, Akira; Ojima, Takao

    2012-10-01

    Herbivorous marine snails like Littorina species are known to possess alginate lyases in their digestive tracts. The Littorina enzymes have been identified as endolytic polymannuronate (poly(M)) lyases (EC 4.2.2.3); however, it is still unclear which polysaccharide-lyase family (PL) the Littorina enzymes belong to, since no complete primary structure of Littorina enzymes has been determined. Thus, in the present study, we analyzed the primary structure of LbAly28, a 28kDa alginate lyase isozyme of Littorina brevicula, by the cDNA method. LbAly28 cDNAs were amplified by PCR followed by 5'- and 3'-RACE PCRs from the L. brevicula hepatopancreas cDNA. A cDNA covering entire coding region of LbAly28 consisted of 1129bp and encoded an amino-acid sequence of 291 residues. The deduced amino-acid sequence comprised an initiation methionine, a putative signal peptide of 14 residues, a propeptide-like region of 16 residues, and a mature LbAly28 domain of 260 residues. The mature LbAly28 domain showed 43-53% amino-acid identities with other molluscan PL-14 enzymes. The catalytically important residues in PL-14 enzymes, which were identified in the Chlorella virus glucuronate-specific lyase vAL-1 and Aplysia poly(M) lyase AkAly30, were also conserved in LbAly28. Site-directed mutagenesis regarding these residues, that is, replacements of Lys94, Lys97, Thr121, Arg 123, Tyr135, and Tyr137 to Ala, decreased the activity of recombinant LbAly28 to various degrees. From these results we concluded that LbAly28 is a member of PL-14 alginate lyases. Besides the effects of above mutations, we noticed that the replacement of T121 by Ala changed the substrate preference of LbAly28. Namely, the activities toward sodium alginate and poly(MG)-block substrate increased and became comparable with the activity toward poly(M)-block substrate. This suggests that the region including T121 of LbAly28 closely relates to the recognition of poly(MG) region of alginate.

  10. Dexmedetomidina associada a propofol em sedação durante anestesia local para cirurgia plástica

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    2003-01-01

    JUSTIFICATIVA E OBJETIVOS: A dexmedetomidina é um novo agonista alfa2-adrenérgico com propriedades potencialmente úteis em anestesia. Este estudo comparativo tem por finalidade observar os efeitos da dexmedetomidina sobre o consumo de propofol e a evolução dos parâmetros cardiovasculares e respiratórios, quando incluída em técnica de sedação durante anestesia local em cirurgia plástica. MÉTODO: Participaram do estudo 40 pacientes do sexo feminino com idades entre 16 e 60 anos, estado físico A...

  11. The crusher leaf's round of the sign type PL-1200 wears away a processing%PL-1200立式破碎机叶轮磨损修复

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    2014-01-01

    The PL-1200 sign the stalk impact type crusher a leaf the round easily wears away in the long-term, the high-speed operation the movement the process. Pass a round the analysis of the essence composition to the leaf, experiment according to many times, obtain a data. This text put forward to wear away leaf's round to repair a new method in adopting the method foundation of the tradition repair. That method is opposite in past, since lowered repair cost, and then prolonged the maintenance period of equipments.%PL-1200立轴冲击式破碎机叶轮在长期、高速运转运行过程中容易磨损。通过对叶轮本体成分的分析,根据多次试验,获取数据。本文在采用传统修复方法基础上,提出了磨损叶轮修复新方法。该方法相对于以前,既降低了修复成本,又延长了设备的维护周期。

  12. Toward a decision support tool for operative dispatching of agricultural bulk goods – A 4PL approach

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    Jens Mehmann

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available The dispatching of agricultural bulk goods is subject to reciprocative decision problems. A distinctive feature of agricultural transportation planning is the dynamic and rapid implementation of harvesting processes on the one hand and the continuous transportation of bulk goods throughout all seasons on the other. Activities during the harvesting process as well as the entire transportation process require the cooperation of various actors such as farmers, contractors, agricultural traders, transportation companies and processing industries. This article presents a decision support tool (DSS for dispatching of agricultural bulk goods through a fourth party logistics provider approach (4PL. The 4PL actor performs the functions of a neutral intermediary within this sector where standard structural information is processed with the help of information and communication technology (ICT. Optimization mechanisms provide efficient dispatching of transportation. The prototype of a DSS was developed based upon recently collected data from the sector. By applying the DSS an increase in efficiency can be expected, and thus contributes to sustainability in terms of CO2 reduction.

  13. Ladrillos y placas prefabricadas con plásticos reciclados aptos para la autoconstrucción

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    Rosana Gaggino

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Esta publicación trata sobre una investigación llevada a cabo en el CEVE relativa a la fabricación de elementos constructivos utilizando materiales plásticos reciclados. La investigación ha logrado los siguientes objetivos: Tecnológico: desarrollar componentes de construcción livianos, de buena aislación térmica, y resistencia mecánica suficiente para cumplir la función de cerramiento lateral de viviendas. Ecológico: colaborar en la descontaminación del medio ambiente. Económico: abaratar costos en la producción de elementos constructivos para la vivienda de interés social. Social: poner en manos de auto-constructores la elaboración de los componentes constructivos. De género: desarrollar una tecnología constructiva apta para mujeres, por la liviandad de los componentes. Se utilizan como materia prima materiales reciclados plásticos, promoviendo el uso racional de recursos disponibles en lugar de enterrarlos, quemarlos o acumularlos en basureros al aire libre; aplicando procedimientos de elaboración que no son contaminantes del medio ambiente, por lo cual es una tecnología sustentable.

  14. Cobertura plástica e densidade de plantio na qualidade das frutas de Physalis peruviana L.

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    Pedro Henrique Abreu Moura

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO Physalis peruviana L. é uma espécie pertencente à família Solanaceae, que vem sendo incorporada em plantios de pequenas frutas, com alto potencial produtivo para regiões subtropicais. Objetivou-se, com este trabalho, avaliar a qualidade das frutas de P. peruviana L., produzidas com ou sem cobertura plástica sobre o dossel das plantas e em duas densidades de plantio (0,5 e 1,0 m entre plantas, sendo de 3,0 m o espaçamento entre linhas. O delineamento experimental adotado foi em blocos ao acaso, em esquema fatorial 2 x 2, com seis blocos e dez plantas por parcela. Foram avaliadas as características qualitativas das frutas, como coloração, quantidade de antocianinas totais, vitamina C, cinzas, sólidos solúveis totais, sacarose, glicose, açúcares totais, acidez titulável, firmeza e umidade. A maior densidade de plantio e o plantio sem cobertura plástica sobre o dossel das plantas resultaram em melhor qualidade das frutas de P. peruviana L.

  15. A multi-objective location-inventory model for 3PL providers with sustainable considerations under uncertainty

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    R. Daghigh

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available In recent years, logistics development is considered as an important aspect of any country’s development. Outsourcing logistics activities to third party logistics (3PL providers is a common way to achieve logistics development. On the other hand, globalization and increasing customers’ concern about the environmental impact of activities as well as the appearance of the issue of social responsibility have led companies employ sustainable supply chain management, which considers economic, environmental and social benefits, simultaneously. This paper proposes a multi-objective model to design logistics network for 3PL providers by considering sustainable objectives under uncertainty. Objective functions include minimizing the total cost, minimizing greenhouse gas emission and maximizing social responsibility subject to fair access to products, number of created job opportunities and local community development. It is worth mentioning that in the present paper the perishability of products is also considered. A numerical example is provided to solve and validate model using augmented Epsilon-Constraint method. The results show that three sustainable objectives were in conflict and as the one receives more desirable values, the others fall into more undesirable values. In addition, by increasing maximum perishable time periods and by considering lateral transshipment among facilities of a level one can improve sustainability indices of the problem, which indicates the necessity of such policy in improving network sustainability.

  16. Lineamientos metodológicos para incorporar la expresión plástica en el planeamiento escolar

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    Julieta Castro Bonilla

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo se dirige especialmente a aquellos docentes que, sin poseer una formación idónea en el campo de la expresión plástica, desean incorporarla como parte de su metodología de trabajo. Conviene recordar que esta área no sólo se ofrece en algunas escuelas como una materia más dentro del curriculum escolar, sino también como un recurso didáctico que el docente puede utilizar como parte de su planeamiento cotidiano, por ello es fundamental su conocimiento y apreciación. Se espera que los lineamientos propuestos en el artículo ayuden al “maestro de grado” a desarrollar su propia sensibilidad, de manera que sus estudiantes puedan entrar en contacto con los contenidos presentes en las diversas áreas del curriculum escolar de manera lúdica, asimismo, le permita organizar y planificar lecciones agradables, de modo que los participantes en el proceso didáctico puedan disfrutar al máximo de la expresión plástica

  17. La apropiación de conocimientos a partir de la expresión plástica

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    Julieta Castro Bonilla

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se reflexiona y se expone parte de los resultados de un trabajo investigativo referido a la apropiación de conocimientos mediante la expresión plástica, actividad en la que participaron docentes y estudiantes escolares pertenecientes a la modalidad educativa denominada “Aula Abierta”. Concluida la investigación, queda manifiesto que el estudio, la indagación, la reflexión y la búsqueda sistemática de conocimientos y formas de aprender y enseñar de parte del docente, son elementos fundamentales que propician cambios cualitativos en la formación académica de éste, lo que le permite llevar al aula formas innovadoras para lograr aprendizajes significativos en sus estudiantes. El diseño de situaciones de aprendizaje desde una perspectiva constructivista, holista y lúdica, así como el aprovechamiento de contextos, permitieron el logro de aprendizajes cognitivos, afectivos y psicomotores mediante la expresión de actividades plásticas, lo que le posibilita al joven el desarrollo de una personalidad integral

  18. Database for TA (PL) and UTC (PL)

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    2008-12-01

    Scale Algorithms,” Metrologia , 28, 57-63. [4] C. Thomas, P. Wolf, and P. Tavella, 1994, “Time scales,” BIPM Monographie 94/1. [5] ITU, 1997...Azoubib, J. Nawrocki, and W. Lewandowski, 2003, “Independent atomic time scale in Poland – organization and results,” Metrologia , 40, S245-S248

  19. Potencial produtivo de videiras cultivadas sob cobertura de plástico Yield potential of grapevine cultivated under plastic cover

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    Geraldo Chavarria

    2009-02-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a influência do uso de cobertura de plástico sobre os componentes do rendimento da videira (Vitis vinifera L. cultivar Moscato Giallo. O experimento foi realizado nas safras 2005/2006 e 2006/2007, em Flores da Cunha, RS, em duas áreas de vinhedo, uma com cobertura de plástico impermeável e outra sem cobertura (controle. O microclima foi avaliado quanto à temperatura e umidade relativa do ar, radiação fotossinteticamente ativa e velocidade do vento próximo ao dossel vegetativo e a os cachos. A avaliação dos componentes de rendimento ocorreu em delineamento experimental inteiramente ao acaso, e foram identificadas dez plantas marcadas aleatoriamente em cada área. Avaliaram-se a produção por planta e por hectare, o número de cachos por planta e por metro quadrado, o número de sarmentos por metro quadrado, a massa e comprimento de cacho, a massa de engaço, o número de bagas por cacho, o diâmetro transversal de bagas e a relação entre massa de película e massa de polpa. Acobertura de plástico possibilita aumento na produtividade, não afeta a relação entre massa de casca e massa de polpa das bagas e favorece a estabilidade de produção, independentemente das condições meteorológicas no ciclo.The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of plastic cover on the yield components of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L. cultivar Moscato Giallo. The experiment was carried out in 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 crop seasons, in Flores da Cunha, RS, Brazil, in two vineyard areas, one covered with an impermeable plastic film and other without covering (control. The microclimate was evaluated in terms of air temperature, air relative humidity, photosynthetically active radiation and wind speed above canopy and close to clusters. The yield components were evaluated in a completely randomized design, in ten plants randomly selected in each area. Measures were made for production per plant, yield per

  20. Importancia de la cachaza como sustrato en la producción de plántulas de hortalizas

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    Rengifo Juán C.

    1996-12-01

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    The present work intented to find the optime relation in mixture of filter press cake of sugar cane-botton fly ash. These mixtures provide a better conditions for the production of seedling of tomato and pepper. With the actual situation and conditions of the horticultural sector, there is the need to look for a new a cheap sustrate that fulfill the needs as good physicochemical conditions and with not bad effects on the environment. From the 26 treatments evaluated the T 10: filter press cake 75% y botton fly ash 25% it the one which showed the best conditions given the best results from all. The mixture with soil only showed positive result when the filter press cake was mix with ashes and soil where the filter press cake was over the 50% of the mixture. It is recomended the use of the relations cachaza 75%, botton fly ash 25%, as an alternative for the production of seedling of tomatoes and pepper.

    Entre 1991-II y 1992-I se investigó el comportamiento de la cachaza mezclada con ceniza de carbón coke y tres tipos de suelos como sustratos para la producción de plántulas de tomate, Lycopersicon esculentum Mili, y Pimentón, Capsicum annuum L., como alternativa a los sistemas de trasplante de raíz desnuda actualmente utilizados. De los 26 tratamientos evaluados el T10 (cachaza 75%-Ceniza 25% presentó las mejores condiciones, dada su respuesta significativamente alta en todos los parámetros evaluados para calidad de las plántulas de las dos especies. Las mejores respuestas con suelo, se registraron cuando se mezclaron dos componentes (cachaza ceniza y cuando el nivel de cachaza estuvo por encima del 50% Se recomienda la utilización 75% de cachaza y 25% ceniza como alternativa para producción de plántulas de tomate y pimentón, en regiones de alta disponibilidad de estos materiales.

  1. Propriedade de barreira à umidade de embalagens plásticas para produtos oftálmicos

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    Sandra Balan Mendoza Jaime

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available As propriedades de barreira à umidade de embalagens plásticas para produtos oftálmicos de capacidade nominal de 20 mL e terminação 15 mm nos formatos cilíndrico e oval, de diferentes composições (100% Polietileno de Baixa Densidade (PEBD, 100% Polipropileno (PP e blendas com percentuais 10% e 40% de Polietileno de Alta Densidade (PEAD em PEBD, foram estudadas neste trabalho. Foi verificada também a influência do batoque gotejador (de maior ou menor orifício de dosagem e a influência do fechamento na taxa de transmissão de vapor d’água. O trabalho foi conduzido sob duas condições de estocagem a 25 ºC/40% UR e a 40 ºC/75% UR. Verificou-se que o diâmetro do orifício gotejador não interferiu significativamente na perda de peso da embalagem avaliada a 25 ºC/40% UR. Sob a condição de estocagem a 40 ºC/75% UR verificouse um aumento da taxa de transmissão de vapor d’água das embalagens comparativamente as mesmas embalagens avaliadas a 25 ºC/40% UR. O sistema de fechamento não favoreceu um acréscimo significativo da taxa de transmissão de vapor d’água, o que indica que a permeação ocorreu principalmente através do corpo da embalagem plástica. A propriedade de barreira foi influenciada pela composição da embalagem plástica chegando a uma redução média de 47% na taxa de transmissão de vapor d’água para a embalagem de PEBD com 40% PEAD em relação à embalagem com 100% PEBD de formato cilíndrico. Verificou-se ainda que o formato oval, por apresentar uma maior área superficial exposta comparativamente à embalagem de formato cilíndrico, com regiões de menor espessura de parede, pode favorecer um ligeiro aumento da taxa de transmissão de vapor d’água da embalagem.

  2. Efecto del NaCl en plántulas de curarí (Tabebuia serratifolia en condiciones de laboratorio

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    Maribel Ramírez

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto del cloruro de sodio (NaCl durante la germinación y el desarrollo inicial de las plántulas de curarí (Tabebuia serratifolia, en condiciones de laboratorio. Las semillas se colocaron en cinco concentraciones de NaCl: 2, 4, 6, 8 y 10 dS m-1, y en agua destilada (testigo, con una conductividad eléctrica entre 0,02 y 0,04 dS m-1. Se empleó un diseño experimental completamente al azar, con cinco repeticiones, y se aplicó un análisis de varianza. Se determinó el porcentaje de germinación (PG y la tasa de germinación (TG; y se midió la longitud del tallo (LT, la longitud de la raíz (LR, el área cotiledonal (AC, la biomasa fresca (BF y la biomasa seca (BS. La concentración de NaCl mostró efectos significativos para las variables PG, TG, BS, LT, LR y AC. Se obtuvo un 79,6 % de germinación y una TG de 1,66 días, cuando las semillas se sometieron a 6 dS m-1 de NaCl. Las concentraciones de 8 y 10 dS m-1 disminuyeron significativamente el PG, la LT y el AC de las plántulas, y retardaron la TG. Se concluye que las plántulas de curarí mostraron tolerancia a la condición salina del NaCl hasta 6 dS m-1, por lo que esta especie se puede utilizar con fines agroforestales en los sistemas de producción agropecuaria, así como en la recuperación de áreas que presenten problemas moderados de salinidad.

  3. Avaliação das propriedades mecânicas dos plásticos reciclados provenientes de resíduos sólidos urbanos

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    José Claudio Caraschi

    2002-04-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi contribuir para a reciclagem dos plásticos provenientes de resíduos sólidos urbanos. Os materiais foram separados por tipos e, em seguida, moídos, lavados, secos e posteriormente moldados por extrusão A 180oC, seguidoS da moldagem por injeção nas temperaturas de 180, 190 e 200oC. Os plásticos PP, PS, PEAD e uma mistura de plásticos não-identificados (PEAD, PEBD, PP e PS foram avaliados quanto à densidade, pureza, propriedades mecânicas e termomecânica (MFI. Os resultados mostraram que os plásticos reciclados apresentam boa performance quanto às propriedades mecânicas, indicando que podem ser utilizados na fabricação de peças que não exigem especificações técnicas. O material composto pela misturas de plásticos apresentou propriedades semelhantes ao PEAD, entretanto com a vantagem de apresentar maior resistência à flexão. Quanto à temperatura de injeção, concluímos que ela não influenciou significativamente na faixa de 180 a 190oC nas propriedades mecânicas.

  4. Avaliação do vigor de sementes de girassol por meio de análise de imagens de plântulas

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    Cartiane Rubshirley Macêdo da Rocha

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho teve como objetivo avaliar a eficiência do sistema computadorizado de análise de imagens de plântulas Seed Vigor Imaging System (SVIS(r, em comparação com os outros testes recomendados para determinação do vigor de sementes de girassol. Foram utilizados dez lotes de sementes, cultivar Catissol 01, os quais foram avaliados quanto ao potencial fisiológico por meio dos testes de germinação, envelhecimento acelerado, emergência de plântulas em areia e em campo e análise de imagens de plântulas com o sistema SVIS(r, aos 0 e 4 meses de armazenamento. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi inteiramente casualizado para os testes realizados em laboratório e blocos ao acaso para o teste de emergência de plântulas em campo; em ambos os casos, foram utilizadas 4 repetições. Os dados foram submetidos à análise de variância e as médias comparadas pelo teste de Scott Knott a 5% de probabilidade. Verificou-se que a análise computadorizada de imagens de plântulas com SVIS(r é eficiente para avaliação do vigor de sementes de girassol.

  5. Naudas plūsmas analīze un tās izmantošana saimnieciskajā darbībā

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    Grišāne, Vija

    2010-01-01

    Maģistra darba mērķis ir uz naudas plūsmas un tās ietekmējošo faktoru analīzes pamata, izstrādāt priekšlikumus naudas plūsmas un tās pārvaldības uzlabošanai kokapstrādes uzņēmumā. Maģistra darbā ir četras nodaļas. Pirmajā nodaļā tiek analizēta uzņēmuma naudas plūsmas būtība, naudas plūsmas jēdziena skaidrojums Grāmatvedības standartos un dažādu autoru interpretācijā, kā arī skaidrotas atšķirības starp naudas plūsmas ieņēmumiem un izdevumiem un peļņas vai zaudējumu aprēķina ieņēmumiem un i...

  6. A Puf RNA-binding protein encoding gene PlM90 regulates the sexual and asexual life stages of the litchi downy blight pathogen Peronophythora litchii.

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    Jiang, Liqun; Ye, Wenwu; Situ, Junjian; Chen, Yubin; Yang, Xinyu; Kong, Guanghui; Liu, Yaya; Tinashe, Runyanga J; Xi, Pinggen; Wang, Yuanchao; Jiang, Zide

    2017-01-01

    Sexual and asexual reproduction are two key processes in the pathogenic cycle of many filamentous pathogens. However in Peronophythora litchii, the causal pathogen for the litchi downy blight disease, critical regulator(s) of sexual or asexual differentiation has not been elucidated. In this study, we cloned a gene named PlM90 from P. litchii, which encodes a putative Puf RNA-binding protein. We found that PlM90 was highly expressed during asexual development, and much higher than that during sexual development, while relatively lower during cyst germination and plant infection. By polyethylene glycol (PEG)-mediated protoplast transformation, we generated three PlM90-silenced transformants and found a severely impaired ability in sexual spore production and a delay in stages of zoospore release and encystment. However, the pathogenicity of P. litchii was not affected by PlM90-silencing. Therefore we conclude that PlM90 specifically regulates the sexual and asexual differentiation of P. litchii.

  7. Didáctica de las artes plásticas y visuales en Educación Infantil

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    Andueza Olmedo, María; Barbero Franco, Ana María; Caeiro Rodríguez, Martín; Silva López, Alfonso da; García Cuesta, Judit; González Menéndez, Ana; Muñiz de la Arena, Antonia; Torres Pérez, Alberto

    2016-01-01

    Pensado especialmente para trabajar la expresión y la percepción infantil, este manual sitúa al futuro maestro ante el apasionante mundo de la didáctica del arte para la primera etapa de la enseñanza. Mediante una pedagogía eficaz —que atiende a lo plástico, lo gráfico, lo visual, la creatividad, el arte contemporáneo, el diseño curricular o el juego— la personalidad de los alumnos podrá ir madurando en el aula desde un aprendizaje cognitivo, pragmático y significativo. El maestro de Ed...

  8. O plágio em contexto escolar: estudo de caso numa escola do ensino secundário

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    Valadar, Ana Isabel Lázaro Canadas

    2012-01-01

    As tecnologias de informação (TIC) são as ferramentas chave da sociedade onde atualmente nos inserimos. Em contexto escolar a sua presença começa ser notável, embora muitas vezes se possa questionar os processos de utilização. A Internet, como qualquer tecnologia pode ser bem ou mal utilizada. A Informação utilizada por este meio, pode ser utilizada para a construção de conhecimento ou como recurso para práticas menos honestas e censuráveis, como é o caso da prática do plágio. Com o presente ...

  9. Cirugía plástica post cirugía bariátrica

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    K. Llamil Kauak, Dr.

    2010-01-01

    La obesidad es una enfermedad crónica en aumento vertiginoso. Los pacientes obesos mórbidos que se someten a cirugía bariátrica tienen después de esta cirugía una pérdida que varía entre un 40% al 60% de su peso original y posteriormente requieren de la cirugía plástica para corregir los excesos de tejido cutáneo tras esta significativa baja de peso. Son varias las plastias que son necesarias y habitualmente varios los tiempos quirúrgicos que se requieren en esta corrección. Las complicacione...

  10. Influence of deposition rate on PL spectrum and surface morphology of ZnO nanolayers deposited on Si (100) substrate

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    A Zendehnam; M Mirzaee; S Miri

    2014-04-01

    Zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films were deposited on Si (100) substrate through sputtering of zinc by DC magnetron, followed by thermal oxidation. Different deposition rates were used in coating films with 100 nm thickness (0.6–4.5 nm/s). Photoluminescence spectra of the produced samples were obtained and it was found that the violet emission peak intensity increases with deposition rate. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) micrograph and atomic force microscopy (AFM) images for the zinc oxide films were obtained. Morphological changes due to various deposition rate are discussed in the light of changes observed in the ZnO crystals. Low coating rates produced smooth surface with small grains while higher deposition rates increased the surface roughness and larger grain size. AFM and SEM results are in good agreement and support the PL results.

  11. La « Bibliothèque de la Pléiade » : un bon objet

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    Pascal Durand

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Avec aujourd’hui plus de cinq cents titres à son catalogue, la « Bibliothèque de la Pléiade » a été créée en 1931 par Jacques Schiffrin avant d’être reprise trois ans plus tard à l’enseigne des éditions Gallimard. L’idée était dans l’air, et il n’est pas inutile de rapporter ici le témoignage de José Corti qui, dans ses Souvenirs désordonnés, se rappelait, avec la magnanime amertume dont est seul capable en pareil cas un grand seigneur de l’édition artiste, qu’il avait eu dès 1928 cette « bon...

  12. Modelamiento por elementos finitos de procesos de manufactura por deformación plástica

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    Mejía Umaña, Fernando

    2010-01-01

    La línea de profundización en mecánica computacional de sólidos del Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica y Mecatrónica tiene como objetivo ofrecer a la industria soluciones a problemas que requieran del conocimiento profundo de la mecánica de sólidos y de su modelamiento numérico. El artículo presenta de manera resumida los fundamentos del modelamiento del fenómeno de deformación plástica, junto con los resultados obtenidos en la fase experimental y de modelamiento de dos aplicaciones de proce...

  13. Online measurement of mass density and viscosity of pL fluid samples with suspended microchannel resonator

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    Khan, Faheem; Schmid, Silvan; Larsen, Peter Emil

    2013-01-01

    Physical characterization of viscous samples is crucial in chemical, pharma and petroleum industry. For example, in the refining industry of petroleum, water percentage is verified by measuring the density of a sample. In this article we present a suspended microchannel resonator (SMR) which uses 5...... pL of a fluid sample and measures its density with a resolution of 0.01 kg/m 3 and a sensitivity of 16 Hz/kg/m3. The resonator can also simultaneously measure viscosity of the solutions with an accuracy of 0.025 mPa s. The SMR is part of a system which contains packaging and tubing to deliver...... samples to the resonator. The system can easily handle multiple viscous fluids to measure their densities and viscosities. The SMR is transparent, facilitating visual inspection of the microchannel content. © 2013 Elsevier B.V....

  14. Cirugía Plástica Periodontal: reporte de un caso clínico

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    Luis Alexandro Bueno Rossy

    Full Text Available El abordaje terapéutico de las recesiones gingivales requiere un plan de tratamiento que involucre terapia básica, la cual tendrá como objetivo la resolución de la/las etiologías de la/las mismas y una terapia de cirugía plástica periodontal adecuada al caso específico. Los procedimientos quirúrgicos con injertos de tejido conjuntivo tomados principalmente del paladar son el gold standard en el tratamiento de las recesiones gingivales. El objetivo de este trabajo es exponer paso a paso el tratamiento de una recesión gingival post- terapia de ortodoncia y su evaluación a largo plazo

  15. Cirugía Plástica Infantil en campaña humanitaria en Guinea Ecuatorial

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    B. Berenguer

    Full Text Available La medicina humanitaria tiene como objetivo mejorar el bienestar humano como acto de generosidad y solidaridad con los desfavorecidos, sin ninguna consideración de ganancia material. Va más allá del mero acto terapéutico, promueve, enseña, apoya y proporciona salud como un derecho humano. Presentamos de forma resumida el proyecto de Cirugía Plástica Infantil en campaña humanitaria en Guinea Ecuatorial, patrocinado por la organización Aldeas Infantiles SOS desde su origen hasta su situación actual, describiendo las principales acciones realizadas en el lugar de acogida y haciendo recomendaciones para mejorar la seguridad y eficacia en este tipo de campañas. Por último, recogemos algunas reflexiones sobre el impacto personal de campañas humanitarias como la que describimos.

  16. Caricatura política y artes plásticas en el caso de Ricardo Rendón

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    2013-01-01

    La caricatura política como género gráfico, en su configuración, se emparenta con el proceso de definición de la llamada “opinión pública”, el desarrollo de las técnicas de impresión y las artes plásticas como lenguaje, cuenta con el utillaje proporcionado por la metáfora, la simbología y la literatura -- Los medios escritos periodísticos han hecho uso esta expresión gráfica para manifestar desacuerdos y diseminar ideologías, por lo tanto, caricatura política es medio y receptor de los cambi...

  17. La cirugía plástica y su labor humanitaria en México

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    A. Vallarta-Rodríguez; J.M. Morales-Olivera; A. Duarte y Sánchez

    2015-01-01

    La mayoría del gasto público en salud en México se enfoca hacia las patologías causantes de la mayor mortalidad: enfermedades circulatorias, metabólicas y neoplasias. Así pues, las malformaciones congénitas, secuelas de quemaduras o secuelas de cáncer, no se encuentran al alcance de la población que vive en pobreza. Es por ello que desde hace más de 50 años se iniciaron en nuestro país las Cirugías Extramuros y en el 2012 se creó la Fundación para Asistencia e Investigación en Cirugía Plástic...

  18. Podnikatelský plán pro založení pekárny

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    Kanderová, Petra

    2016-01-01

    Bakalárska práca je zameraná na vypracovanie podnikateľského plánu pre založenie malej pekárne Chlebík v Piešťanoch. Cieľom práce je reálne založenie pekárne v tomto prostredí a preniknutie na trh s kvalitným produktom, ktorý chýba na trhu v danom mieste. The thesis is focused on the development of a business plan for the establishment of a small bakery Chlebík in Piešťany. The aim of the work is a real bakery in the area and penetrate the market with a quality product that is missing in t...

  19. Los mecanismos de una resistencia: los libros plúmbeos del Sacromonte y el Evangelio de Bernabé

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    Bernabé Pons, Luis F.

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available The lead books of the Sacromonte constitute a bold example of intellectual resistance and an attempt to influence Christian thought made by the Morisco community of Granada. Bearing in mind both the pseudoprophetical discoveries in 16th Century Spain and the Islamic view about the history of religions, these texts, although Islamic, could be seen as acceptable both for Christians and Muslims, especially taking into account the Spanish translations of the Arabic texts. This attempt would end with the "Truth of the Gospel", identified here with the Gospel of Barnabas. This text, with many similarities to the lead books of Granada, presents an account of the life and preaching of Jesus from the Islamic point of view, i.e. before Christian distortions of the events.Los libros plúmbeos del Sacromonte forman un audaz intento de resistencia intelectual e intervención en el pensamiento cristiano por parte de la comunidad morisca granadina. Tomando elementos tanto de la proliferación pseudoprofética en la España del XVI como de la visión islámica de la historia de las religiones, se crean unos textos que, aunque islámicos en su mensaje final, pueden ser aceptables tanto para cristianos como para musulmanes, especialmente a partir de las traducciones realizadas de los textos árabes. Este intento cristalizaría con esa "Verdad del Evangelio" anunciada en el Sacromonte, que se materializa en el Evangelio de Bernabé, cuyas similitudes con los libros plúmbeos son numerosas, y que presenta lo que desde el punto de vista del Islam podría ser un relato de la vida y mensaje de Jesús antes de las alteraciones efectuadas por el cristianismo.

  20. Plásticos armados o con carga mineral en Construcción y Obras Públicas

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    Vie, G.

    1980-04-01

    Full Text Available This article analyses the most commonly used reinforced plastics in Construction and Civil Engineering works, where the reinforcing material is glass fiber. The basic material is a solid or liquid, thermoplastic or thermosetting synthetic resin. The applications of these materials include: glasspolyester translucent panel for solar panels; glass-reinforced aminoplastic resin used in gallery excavation to support vaults and checks; plastified vinyl-chloride with hard aggregate embedded used for non-split roadbeds; gel-coating to protect concrete against cold weather; polystyrene and polyurethane sandwich panels used in freezing industry, etc. Besides reinforced plastics, attention is given to recycled glass obtained to a large extent from home refuse.

    En este artículo se hace un análisis de los plásticos armados más utilizados en la Construcción y Obras Públicas, que son aquellos en los que el material de refuerzo es la fibra de vidrio. El elemento principal es una resina sintética, sólida o líquida, termoplástica o termoendurecida. Entre los usos de estos productos destacan: las placas translúcidas de vidrio-poliéster para paneles solares; la resina aminoplasta armada de vidrio para el sostenimiento de hastiales y bóvedas en las excavaciones subterráneas; el cloruro de polivinilo plastificado con incrustaciones de áridos duros para firmes antideslizantes; el revestimiento «gel-coat> para protección contra el frío de los hormigones; los paneles de poliestireno y poliuretano, tipo «sandwich», utilizados en la industria del frío; etcétera. Además de los plásticos armados se estudia el vidrio de recuperación obtenido, en gran parte, de los residuos urbanos aprovechables.

  1. Specializuotų odontologinių paslaugų plėtros galmybių vertinimas Tauragės rajone

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    2014-01-01

    Darbo tikslas. Ištirti specializuotų odontologinių paslaugų plėtros galimybes Tauragės rajone. Tyrimo uždaviniai. Įvertinti Tauragės rajono gyventojų nuomonę apie specializuotų odontologinių paslaugų poreikį bei bendrosios praktikos gydytojų odontologų požiūrį į specializuotų odontologinų paslaugų plėtros galimybes Tauragės rajone; suformuluoti specializuotų odontologinių paslaugų plėtros Tauragės rajone rekomendacijas. The opportunities for development of specialized dental care servic...

  2. Sobredotação e Arte:Factores Influentes na Expressão Plástica de Alunos Sobredotados

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    Marcela de Sá Rios Pinho

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available A problemática da educação dos sobredotados tem motivado as mais diversas reflexões e pesquisas conducentes auma maior consciencialização das especificidades destes alunos e, por conseguinte, a uma actuação mais ajustadados professores e demais agentes educativos.A sobredotação e a expressão plástica constituem o núcleo de estudo do trabalho que divulgamos neste artigo,onde se assumem os seguintes objectivos: (i identificar as características da criatividade e os sinais de motivaçãoque se revelam na expressão plástica de crianças/jovens sobredotados; (ii apontar os principais factoresinfluentes na produção plástica dos alunos sobredotados que, neste domínio, evidenciam criatividade emotivação.

  3. Excitation Intensity Driven PL Shifts of SiGe Islands on Patterned and Planar Si(001 Substrates: Evidence for Ge-rich Dots in Islands

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    Brehm M

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract For randomly nucleated SiGe/Si(001 islands, a significantly stronger blue-shift of the PL spectra as a function of the excitation intensity is observed when compared to islands grown on patterned substrates side by side within the same run in a solid source molecular beam epitaxy chamber. We ascribe this different PL behavior to the much larger inhomogeneity of the Ge distribution in islands on planar substrates when compared to islands grown on pit-patterned ones, as observed previously. 3D band-structure calculations show that Ge-rich inclusions of approximately 5 nm diameter at the apex of the islands can account for the observed differences in the PL spectra. The existence of such inclusions can be regarded as a quantum dot in an island and is in agreement with recent nano-tomography experiments.

  4. Determinação de elementos químicos em plásticos biodegradáveis naturais e sintéticos

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    Mateus Eugenio Boscaro

    2014-01-01

    Preocupações com o acúmulo de lixo plástico e seu consequente impacto ambiental levaram os cientistas e a indústria química, nas últimas décadas, a uma busca por plásticos biodegradáveis e plásticos produzidos com matérias-primas de fontes renováveis. Entre eles, encontram-se o poli(ácido lático), o poli(?-caprolactona), os poli(hidroxialcanoatos), os polímeros de amido e os polímeros sintéticos que recebem aditivos que facilitam a degradação, conhecidos como oxi-biodegradáveis. Em decorrênci...

  5. Hidratación oral con una solución a base de harina de plátano precocida con electrolitos estandarizados.

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    Carlos Bernal

    2005-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue determinar si una solución de hidratación oral a base de harina de plátano precocida con electrolitos, además de ser efectiva para tratar la deshidratación, tiene propiedades antidiarreicas. Material y métodos. Se incluyeron 101 niños con edades entre 1 y 41 meses con diarrea de menos de una semana y deshidratación leve, y sin complicaciones asociadas. El grupo 1 (54 niños recibió sales de rehidratación oral de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (SRO/OMS; el grupo 2 (47 niños recibió solución con concentraciones de electrolitos similares pero que, en lugar de la glucosa, contiene 50 g de harina de plátano precocida (sales de rehidratación oral/plátano (SRO/plátano. Resultados. Se hidrató con éxito el 94,4% de los niños en el grupo SRO/OMS, y el 91,5% (p=0,70 del grupo SRO/plátano. El tiempo necesario para lograr la hidratación fue de 5,8 horas (DE=±3,0 en el grupo SRO/OMS y de 6,2 horas (DE:±3,7 en el grupo SRO/plátano (p=0,31. El gasto fecal hasta alcanzar la hidratación en el grupo SRO/OMS fue de 7,5 g/kg por hora (DE=±7,6, y en el grupo SRO/plátano de 7,05 g/kg por hora (DE=±9,4 (p=0,78. No hubo diferencia significativa en el sodio plasmático. El período de observación para el grupo SRO/OMS fue de 22,3 horas (DE=±5,3, y de 22,7 horas (DE=±4,7 para el grupo SRO/plátano. El gasto fecal durante el período de observación fue de 5,7 g/kg por hora (DE=±4,7 para el grupo SRO/OMS y de 6,3 g/kg por hora (DE=±7,9 para el grupo SRO/plátano (p=0,67. La proporción de niños que necesitaron líquidos endovenosos durante las primeras veinticuatro horas fue de 11,1% en el grupo SRO/OMS y de 8,5% en el grupo SRO/plátano (RR=1,31; C 95%: 0,39 a 4,35. Conclusiones. La solución a base de harina de plátano es efectiva y segura para corregir la deshidratación. No se pudo demostrar en este estudio el efecto antidiarreico de la solución a base de harina de plátano.

  6. Effect of PlA1/A2 glycoprotein IIIa gene polymorphism on the long-term outcome after successful coronary stenting

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    Riddell John

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Aim To prospectively determine the role of platelet glycoprotein IIIa (GP IIIa gene PlA1/PlA2 polymorphism on the long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease undergoing coronary stenting. Design and setting Prospective observational study in the University Hospital of Caen (France. Patients and methods 1 111 symptomatic consecutive Caucasian patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention including stent implantation underwent genotyping for GP IIIa PlA1/A2. Main outcome measures Long-term clinical outcome in terms of the rate of major adverse cardiac events (MACE, ie death from any cause, non-fatal Q wave or non Q wave myocardial infarction, and need for coronary revascularisation was obtained and subsequently stratified according to the GP IIIa PlA1/A2 polymorphism. Results Three groups of patients were determined according to the GP IIIa PlA1/A2 polymorphism (71.6% had the A1/A1, 25.8% had the A1/A2 and 2.6% had the A2/A2 genotype. These three groups were comparable for all clinical characteristics including sex ratio, mean age, vascular risk factors, previous coronary events, baseline angiographic exam, indication for the percutaneous coronary intervention and drug therapy. The incidence of MACE was similar in these 3 groups of patients during a mean follow-up period of 654+/-152 days. Independent risk factors for MACE were a left ventricular ejection fraction Conclusion The GP IIIa PlA1/A2 polymorphism does not influence the clinical long-term outcome in patients with symptomatic coronary disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stent implantation.

  7. Estudio del sinterizado de materiales compuestos de plástico reciclado y madera recuperada mediante moldeo por compresión

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    Brañez Haro, Luz Elena

    2016-01-01

    En las últimas décadas, la industria de los plásticos ha crecido considerablemente con el uso de materiales, tales como el polipropileno y polietileno en la innovación de diversos productos en sectores del envasado, construcción y automovilístico. No obstante, el manejo de los desechos plásticos aún sigue siendo una problemática mundial; ya que, existe un porcentaje de éstos que son depositados en vertederos. Por tanto, la disminución de la contaminación ambiental se ha convert...

  8. Proyecto para reciclar el almidón de la yuca para la fabricación de fundas plásticas orgánicas

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    De La Torre, Rigoberto; Rivera Procel, Susana; Ruiz Mendieta, Javier; Veloz, Jessica

    2009-01-01

    El objetivo principal de este estudio es el de desarrollar un estudio de mercado, técnico, económico y financiero para instalar una fábrica de fundas plásticas orgánicas, utilizando como materia prima el desecho del almidón de yuca. Desde un enfoque económico, estos procesos permiten reducir notablemente los costos de producción por obtención de materias primas baratas, una filosofía impulsada a partir de teorías de administración recientes como Calidad Total (cero defectos). El bio-plást...

  9. Estudio fitoquímico y farmacológico preliminar de plántulas de Alternanthera brasiliana cultivadas bajo diferentes cualidades espectrales de luz

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    2004-01-01

    Extractos metanólicos de plántulas de Alternanthera brasiliana, cultivadas bajo diferentes cualidades espectrales de luz, fueron analizadas en dos modelos químicos de nocicepción en ratones. Los resultados mostraron mayor biomasa en las plántulas cultivadas con los tratamientos de luces azul y blanca. Extractos metanólicos (luces azules y blancas) administrados en concentraciones de 10 mg/kg del peso corporal, causaron inhibición de 51 y 62,5% para el test de contracciones y de 22...

  10. Propuesta de Merchandisig para la categoría de productos plásticos para el hogar de la marca Rimax Ltda. en los puntos de venta

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    Macana Valencia, Diego Antonio; Thomas Pérez, Julio Gonzálo

    2011-01-01

    RESUMEN: El objetivo general de este estudio consistió en desarrollar una propuesta de merchandising para la categoría de productos plásticos para el hogar de la marca Rimax Ltda., en los puntos de venta. Para cumplir con este objetivo se realizó un proceso de análisis de los canales y de los consumidores de acuerdo con información confidencial suministrada por la empresa Rimax LTDA. A partir de investigaciones de mercados realizadas por Plásticos Rimax, la empresa suministro los árbole...

  11. Petrologia do plúton Serra da Macambira, neoproterozóico da faixa seridó, província Borborema (NE do Brasil)

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    Silva, Dalton Rosemberg Valentim da

    2011-01-01

    O final da orogênese Brasiliana/Pan-Africana na Província Borborema, NE do Brasil, é marcado por um volumoso plutonismo. O plúton Serra da Macambira (PSM) constitui um exemplo destes plútons, sendo aqui objeto de caracterização geológica, petrográfica, textural, geoquímica e petrogenética. O PSM localiza-se no Estado do Rio Grande do Norte, sendo intrusivo em ortognaisses paleoproterozoicos (Complexo Caicó) e metassupracrustais neoproterozoicas (Grupo Seridó). As rochas que com...

  12. Implementación de una metodología de mejora y calidad y productividad en una pyme del sector plástico

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    Trujillo León, Carmen; Macías Camacho, Israel

    2011-01-01

    Este proyecto fue realizado en una compañía del sector de Plástico de Guayaquil. El objetivo principal de este proyecto es el de implementar técnicas de mejora continua en una empresa del sector plástico con el fin de mejorar sus niveles de calidad y productividad. Para alcanzar este objetivo, se realizó un diagnóstico de cómo se encuentra la empresa para que de esta manera se pueda conocer los problemas o debilidades de la misma y se seleccionaron los indicadores adecuados para llegar a l...

  13. Critical peripheral ischemia precipitated by severe episode of Raynaud's phenomenon in a patient with aPL-positive systemic lupus erythematosus, upon high titer anti-RNP seroconversion.

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    Levy, O; Maslakov, I; Vosco, S; Markov, A; Amit-Vazina, M; Tishler, M

    2015-03-01

    A 35-year-old female with long standing aPL-positive lupus without history of thromboembolic events, who has developed critical peripheral ischemia (CPI) is described. An episode of severe Raynaud's phenomenon rapidly progressed to an extensive digit-threatening ischemia, involving bilateral hands and feet. She was successfully treated with corticosteroids, anticoagulation, iloprost, sildenafil, and nifedipine. Her serological studies were remarkable for the emergence of high titer anti-RNP seroconversion and an increase in aPL titer, suggesting that these autoantibodies played a role in the pathogenesis of CPI. It is important to note that such observation should herald this potentially devastating complication of systemic lupus erythematosus.

  14. Propuesta estratégica de marketing para la comercialización de productos plásticos venezolanos en el mercado costarricense

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    2006-01-01

    Tesis de maestría -- Universidad de Costa Rica. Posgrado en Administración y Dirección de Empresas. Maestría Profesional en Administración y Dirección de Empresas con énfasis en Mercadeo y Ventas, 2006 El objetivo general del trabajo es brindar un marco de referencia basado en la investigación de mercados para los productos manufacturados de plástico de origen venezolano, a saber: envases y tapas plásticas del sector farmacéutico, en el mercado costarricense, con el fin de ofrecer a los ex...

  15. Fronteiras do (não-)plágio publicitário: um estudo discursivo de casos julgados no/pelo Conar

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    PIRES, Carolina Leal de Lacerda

    2015-01-01

    Esta tese trata da questão do plágio na publicidade, tema polêmico e bastante debatido, porém ainda carente de estudos acadêmico-científicos. Elegendo como aporte teórico-metodológico a Análise de Discurso francesa, sobretudo os trabalhos de Michel Pêcheux e Eni Orlandi, buscamos, mais especificamente, analisar o discurso sobre o plágio publicitário que é (re)produzido no/pelo Conselho Nacional de Autorregulamentação Publicitária (Conar), organização não-governamental que re...

  16. Artistas plásticos según su público: análisis de la plástica bumanguesa desde la visión del espectador1

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    Full Text Available El siguiente artículo presenta la interpretación de un sondeo realizado a los diferentes agentes que han tenido alguna relación con las artes plásticas en Bucaramanga, Colombia, durante los últimos cinco años (2008-2012. Se muestra la visión y las ideas que tanto el público espectador como los artistas creadores de la ciudad tienen sobre el arte y quienes lo desempeñan, además de los requerimientos que, según ambos, deben tener los artistas para ser reconocidos como tal. Finalmente, partiendo de un ejercicio estadístico, se reseña a los cuatro artistas que mayor recurrencia tuvieron en las encuestas y se intenta un diagnóstico del ambiente de las artes plásticas de la ciudad.ABSTRACTThe following article presents an interpretation of a survey applied to those who have been involved with the field of Fine Arts in Bucaramanga, Colombia, during the last five years (2008-2012. It shows the perceptions that both the viewing public and artists have about arts and about those who work in the field, as well as the requirements that artist must have in order to be recognized as such. Finally, after a statistical analysis we review four artists who had the most incidence in the surveys, and propose a diagnosis of the state the local visual arts scene.RÉSUMÉL’article qui suit présente l’interprétation d’une enquête réalisée auprès des différents acteurs qui ont eu une certaine relation avec les arts plastiques à Bucaramanga, en Colombie, au cours des cinq dernières années (2008-2012. On y dévoile la vision et les idées que le public spectateur, tout comme les artistes créateurs de la ville partagent sur l’art et ceux qui l’exécutent, en plus des exigences que, d’après ceux-ci, devraient avoir les artistes en vue d’être reconnus comme tels. Enfin, partant d’un exercice statistique, sont décrits les quatre artistes qui ont eu le plus de récurrence dans les enquêtes ainsi qu’une tentative de diagnostic de

  17. C-section - slideshow

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    ... page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/presentations/100191.htm C-section - series—Normal anatomy To use the sharing features ... M. Editorial team. Related MedlinePlus Health Topics Cesarean Section A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by ...

  18. FEMA DFIRM Cross Sections

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    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources — FEMA Cross Sections are required for any Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map database where cross sections are shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). Normally...

  19. 基于 BQ78 PL116的锂离子电池组均衡电路%Based on BQ78PL116 lithium-ion battery pack balanced circuit

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    秦亮; 李长录; 毛辉

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    针对锂离子电池由于单体电池电压较低通常串联使用,串联锂离子电池组在多次充放电后产生的不均衡问题,提出一种基于BQ78PL116的PowerPump均衡电路。该均衡电路使串联电池组中电压高的电池对电感进行充电,然后电感放电给电压低的电池,从而达到维持电池组均衡的目的。通过对PowerPump电路的工作原理进行分析,说明此芯片具有结构简单,控制方便,快速有效等优点。该芯片应用在井下后备电源管理系统中,不仅能够延长电池寿命,更能提高管理系统的运行效率。%For lithium-ion battery due to the low monomer battery voltage is usually used in series, series lithium-ion battery pack after repeated charge-discharge generated imbalanced problem,put for-ward a kind of based on BQ78PL116 PowerPump balance circuit.The balanced circuit makes the high voltage battery of the series battery to charge to inductor, then discharge to the low voltage battery, so as to achieve the aim of maintenance the battery pack balanced.Through the analysis of the PowerPump cir-cuit operation principle,the chip has the advantages of simple structure,easy to control, fast and effi-cient.The chip used in underground backup power management system, not only can extend battery life, more can improve the efficiency of the management system.

  20. Birth after cesarean section

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    Velemínský, Miloš; Velemínský, Miloš; Piskorzová, Martina; Bašková, Martina; Tóthová, Valérie; Stránský, Pravoslav

    2011-01-01

    Summary Background The number of incoming expectant women who have previously experienced cesarean section has increased. This work sought to find the frequency and connections between vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections, and iterative cesarean sections from 2004 to 2008. Material/Methods In all, 828 women with previous cesarean sections were included. From this group, 8282 vaginal deliveries were performed. During these years, 828 women had a history of the cesarean section; in these women, iterative cesarean sections were indicated. To evaluate knowledge of educational material designed for women being prepared for the iterative delivery, we used information compiled on experience from 2002 to 2003; the same approach was used to evaluate the nursing process on interventions and diagnoses of cesarean sections. Results From 2004 to 2008, 11 279 deliveries were performed in the Perinatological Center in České Budějovice; this was significant (Pcesarean section. The number of iterative cesarean sections in women who had already experienced the cesarean section (828) and delivered by cesarean section again is 620. Other data were not significant. Only 2 to 3 pregnancies next to the first cesarean section were statistically significant in 2004 and 2005. Conclusions If a trial of labor after cesarean does not proceed to vaginal birth, the woman will need support and encouragement to express feelings about another cesarean birth. PMID:21278695

  1. Toxidez de alumínio em plântulas de grápia (Apuleia leiocarpa Vog. Macbride

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    Fortunato Roni Paulo

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available A toxidez de alumínio (Al3+ afeta o crescimento vegetal através de sua ação nas regiões meristemáticas da raiz e pela diminuição da absorção de água e nutrientes. O presente trabalho teve como objetivo avaliar os efeitos do Al3+ no crescimento de plântulas de grápia (Apuleia leiocarpa Vog. Macbride. Em condições de câmara climatizada, as plantas foram cultivadas por 11 dias em minirizotrons contendo substrato geleificado (7g L-1 de ágar e quatro concentrações de Al3+ (0,0; 2,5; 5,0 e 10,0mg L-1. Em intervalos de 24h, avaliaram-se as taxas de elongação absoluta e relativa da raiz principal e o aparecimento das raízes secundárias. Além disso, aos 7 e 11 dias de cultivo, foram analisados o pH da rizosfera, a altura da planta, comprimento da raiz principal, comprimento total das raízes, número e comprimento de raízes secundárias, massa seca de raízes e da parte aérea, bem como a relação entre a massa seca de raízes e da parte aérea. Plantas jovens de grápia são tolerantes à presença de Al3+ no substrato de cultivo até a concentração de 10,0mg L-1. As taxas de elongação absoluta e relativa da raiz principal de plântulas de grápia na presença de Al3+ a 10,0mg L-1 indicam a existência de um período de adaptação ao Al3+ de aproximadamente 48 h. A tolerância ao Al3+ depende da elevação do pH da rizosfera.

  2. Amino- and Carboxyl-Terminal CCR5 Mutations in Brazilian HIV-1-Infected Women and Homology Model of p.L55Q CCR5 Mutant.

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    Costa, Giselle Calasans de Souza; Nunes, Marcio Roberto T; Jesus, Jaqueline Goes; Novaes, Thiago; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Santos, Edson de Souza; Galvão-Castro, Bernardo; Zanette, Dalila Luciola; Gonçalves, Marilda de Souza; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Junior

    2015-07-01

    Genetic factors from an HIV-1 host can affect the rate of progression to AIDS and HIV infection. To investigate the frequency of mutations in the CCR5 gene, HIV-1 samples from infected women and uninfected individuals were selected for sequencing of the CCR5 gene regions encoding the N- and C-terminal protein domains. Physicochemical CCR5 modeling and potential protein domain analysis were performed in order to evaluate the impact of the mutations found in the properties and structure of CCR5. The p.L55Q mutation in the N-terminal protein domain was observed only in uninfected individuals, with an allelic frequency of 1.8%. Physicochemical analysis revealed that the p.L55Q mutation magnified the flexibility and accessibility profiles and the modeling of CCR5 structures showed resulting in a small deviation to the right, as well as a hydrophobic to hydrophilic property alteration. The p.L55Q mutation also resulted in a slight modification of the electrostatic load of this region. Additionally, three novel silent mutations were found at the C-terminal coding region among HIV-1-infected women. The results suggest that the p.L55Q mutation might alter CCR5 conformation. Further studies should be conducted to verify the role of this mutation in HIV-1 susceptibility.

  3. Comentario de Orden al I Tomo del Tratado Cirugía plástica, Reconstructiva y Estética.

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    Tito Tulio Roa Roa

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    Extirpar la giba de la nariz es, en cierto modo, realizar un algo de cirugía estética, pero se trata de un alto de exéresis. Extirpar una giba nasal pero respetando su revestimiento mucoso, rellenar el espacio residual dejado colocando un injerto óseo o cartilaginoso es actuar como un cirujano plástico...

  4. Oxidative degradation and non-enzymatic browning due to the interaction between oxidised lipids and primary amine groups in different marine PL emulsions

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    Lu, Henna Fung Sieng; Nielsen, Nina Skall; Baron, Caroline P.

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    levels of triglycerides in the emulsions. The oxidative and hydrolytic stability of emulsions was investigated through measurement of peroxide value, free fatty acids, and 31P NMR during storage at 2 C for up to 32 days. The oxidative stability of marine PL emulsions during storage was further...

  5. 'Criteria' aPL tests : Report of a Task Force and preconference workshop at the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Galveston, Texas, April 2010

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    Pierangeli, S. S.; de Groot, P. G.; Dlott, J.; Favaloro, E.; Harris, E. N.; Lakos, G.; Ortel, T.; Meroni, P. L.; Otomo, K.; Pengo, V.; Tincani, A.; Wong, R.; Roubey, R.

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    Current classification criteria for definite antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) mandate the use of one or more of three positive 'standardized' laboratory assays to detect antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) (viz: anticardiolipin [aCL] IgG and IgM; anti-beta(2)glycoprotein I [anti-beta(2)GPI] antibodies

  6. Combined Approach of Patch-Surfer and PL-PatchSurfer for Protein-Ligand Binding Prediction in CSAR 2013 and 2014.

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    Zhu, Xiaolei; Shin, Woong-Hee; Kim, Hyungrae; Kihara, Daisuke

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    The Community Structure-Activity Resource (CSAR) benchmark exercise provides a unique opportunity for researchers to objectively evaluate the performance of protein-ligand docking methods. Patch-Surfer and PL-PatchSurfer, molecular surface-based methods for predicting binding ligands of proteins developed in our group, were tested on both CSAR 2013 and 2014 benchmark exercises in combination with an empirical scoring function-based method, AutoDock, while we only participated in CSAR 2013 using Patch-Surfer. The prediction results for Phase 1 task in CSAR 2013 showed that Patch-Surfer was able to rank all the four designed binding proteins within top ranks, outperforming AutoDock Vina. In Phase 2 of 2013, PL-PatchSurfer correctly selected the correct ligand pose for two target proteins. PL-PatchSurfer performed reasonably well in ranking ligands according to their binding affinity and in selecting near-native ligand poses in 2013 Phase 3 and 2014 Phase 1, respectively, although AutoDock Vina showed better performance. Lastly, in the 2014 Phase 2 exercise, the PL-PatchSurfer scores computed for ligands to target protein pairs correlated well with their pIC50 values, which was better or comparable to results by other participants. Overall, our methods showed fairly good performance in CSAR 2013 and 2014. Unique characteristics of the methods are discussed in comparison with AutoDock.

  7. La leyenda madrileña del reloj de las monjas de San Plácido y el Semanario Pintoresco Español

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    Labrador Ben, Julia M.ª

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    Full Text Available Many researchers and writers have written about the legend of the Monastery de la Encarnación, formerly the convent of San Plácido, starting, in many cases, with the text published by Carlos García Doncel in the Semanario Pintoresco Español . The sect of the Illuminati, the convent’s “possessed”, Felipe IV’s love affair with the novice Margarita, and the clock that the King bought her as a present, which sounded a death knell each quarter, are the core narrative elements of the legend of the clock of San Plácido.El madrileño Monasterio de la Encarnación, antes Convento de San Plácido, ha hecho correr ríos de tinta tanto por parte de investigadores como de numerosos literatos que partieron, en muchos casos, del texto publicado en el Semanario Pintoresco Español, escrito por Carlos García Doncel. La secta de los iluminati, las endemoniadas del convento, los amores de Felipe IV con la novicia Margarita y el reloj que regaló el Rey, que durante todos los cuartos sonaba a toque de difuntos, son los elementos narrativos nucleares de la leyenda del reloj de San Plácido.

  8. On Bayesian Rules for Selecting 3PL Binary Items for Criterion-Referenced Interpretations and Creating Booklets for Bookmark Standard Setting.

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    By noting that a Rasch or two parameter logistic (2PL) item belongs to the exponential family of random variables and that the probability density function (pdf) of the correct response (X=1) and the incorrect response (X=0) are symmetric with respect to the vertical line at the item location, it is shown that the conjugate prior for ability is…

  9. Audiometric characteristics of a Dutch family linked to DFNA15 with a novel mutation (p.L289F) in POU4F3.

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    Pauw, R.J.; Drunen, FJ van; Collin, R.W.J.; Huygen, P.L.; Kremer, H.; Cremers, C.W.R.J.

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    OBJECTIVE: To report on the audiometric characteristics of a large Dutch family linked to DFNA15 with a novel mutation (p.L289F) in POU4F3 (OMIM 602460). DESIGN: Clinical investigation. SETTING: Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS: Family members from a large 5-generation pedigree with sensorineural

  10. Tabletas digitales para la docencia del dibujo, diseño y artes plásticas Digital tablets for teaching drawing, design and visual arts

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    José Luis SAORÍN PÉREZ; Jorge de la TORRE CANTERO; Norena Natalia MARTÍN DORTA; Carlos CARBONELL CARRERA; Manuel CONTERO GONZÁLEZ

    2011-01-01

    ... situación actual de estas tabletas digitales en el mundo educativo y hacer una valoración de las posibilidades de estos dispositivos como herramienta para la docencia del dibujo, diseño y artes plásticas...

  11. A PL-like model "works out" in a first approximation the Fundamental Equation of Information Science: a mathematization of the Cognitive-Meaningful Learning Theory

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    2011-01-01

    In this brief communication is shown that a quantitative approach, based on mass-action principle, leads to a Boltzmann-Planck entropy-like model for the outside stimulus described by Brookes equality . This model, once expanded by a Taylor-Maclaurin series, takes over a Power Law (PL)-like behavior, according to the Bawden's hypothesis.

  12. A beleza da indiferença: reflexões sobre lieratura e artes plásticas a partir de um conto de Virginia Woolf

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    Alexandre Rodrigues Costa

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    Full Text Available Este texto analisa o conto “Objetos sólidos”, de Virginia Woolf, a partir do diálogo entre literatura e artes plásticas, com o objetivo de perceber como a opacidade dos objetos na obra de arte afeta o entendimento que o sujeito tem de si mesmo e da realidade à sua volta.

  13. Genetics and mapping of a novel downy mildew resistance gene, Pl18, introgressed from wild Helianthus argophyllus into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)

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    Sunflower downy mildew is considered to be the most destructive foliar disease that has spread to every major sunflower-growing country of the world, except Australia. A new dominant downy mildew resistance gene (Pl18) transferred from wild Helianthus argophyllus (PI 494573) into cultivated sunflowe...

  14. Significance of cyclin E, pl6ink4a and ki67 Overexpression in Cervical Exfoliated-cell Specimens for Primary Screening of HPV-related Cervical Carcinoma

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    赵富玺; 郭俊成; 崔克; 熊思东

    2004-01-01

    The aim of this study is to investigate cyclin E, pl6inkda and ki67 as possible diagnostic biomarkers for cervical preneoplasia using cervical exfoliated-cell specimens, and evaluate the significance for screening patients at high risk of developing cervical carcinoma. The expression of cyclin E, pl6inkda and ki67 was examinated in 78 cervical exfoliated epithelial specimens diagnosed as atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) (12 cases), cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) of type 1 (17 cases), CIN2_3 (38 cases) and invasive carcinoma (11 cases) using immunohistochemical analysis, and simultaneously, the DNA status of human papillomavims (HPY) type 16/18 was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using type specific primers, cyclin E, pl6inkda and ki67 were all overexpressed in CINs and invasive carcinoma, compared with little expression in ASCUS ( P <0.005). Overexpression of cyclin E was observed in CIN1(94.1%, X2 = 21.16, P < 0.01), and p16inkda and ki67 were overexpressed in invasive carcinoma (100% and 90.9% respectively). The degree of pl6inkda and ki67 expression correlated well with that of epithelial lesions ( P < 0.005). HPV16/18 infection was assessed in C1Ns and invasive carcinoma samples, and revealed a significant relationship with the degree of cervical epithelial lession. The expression level of pl6inkda and ki67 seemed more closely associated with HPVI6 infection than that of cyclin E (rs= 1.0 vs rs=0.4). Only 1 case in CINI and d cases in CIN2-3 of HPV18 positive samples were detected. Therefore no statistical significance was found by statistical analysis. Overexpression of cyclin E, pl6inkda and ki67 in CINs and invasive carcinoma cells demonstrates the potential use of cyclin E, pl6inkda and ki67 as diagnostic biomarkers for HPV-related cervical neoplastic lesions. In addition, this technique can be used for screening patients at high risk of developing cervical carcinoma.

  15. Clinical and microbiological aspects of the use of Lactobacillus rhamnosus PL1 strains in proctological patients with symptoms of chronic proctitis.

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    Borycka-Kiciak, K; Strus, M; Pietrzak, P; Wawiernia, K; Mikołajczyk, D; Gałęcka, M; Heczko, P; Tarnowski, W

    2017-06-30

    Recurrent proctitis and the symptoms associated therewith pose significant clinical problem in proctological patients. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus PL1 strain on the clinical presentation and composition of intestinal microbiota in patients with symptoms of proctitis in the course of hemorrhoidal disease and diverticulosis. Material consisted of 24 patients in whom no complete clinical improvement could be obtained after the treatment of the underlying disease. Subject to the assessment was the presence and the intensity of clinical symptoms as well as qualitative and quantitative changes in the composition of bacterial flora detected in the stool before, during and after a 9-week supplementation with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus PL1 strain. In the entire study group, the intensity of pain after 12 weeks was significantly lower (p=0,.011) compared to baseline; the intensity of flatulence and abdominal discomfort was reduced significantly as early as after 3 weeks, with the difference reaching a highly significant level after 12 weeks (pP<0,.0001). No significant difference was observed in the frequency of the reported episodes of diarrhea, constipation, as well as itching and burning in the anal region. As early as after 3 weeks of supplementation with the probiotic L. rhamnosus PL1 strain, significant qualitative and quantitative changes were observed in the composition of intestinal microbiota; the changes differed depending on the underlying disease. An increase in the total counts of the bacteria of Lactobacillus genus, particularly L. rhamnosus PL1 strain was observed regardless of the underlying disease. Tthe probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus PL1 strain appears to be useful in restoring appropriate ratios of bacterial populations in patients presenting with symptoms of proctitis in the course of the treatment of certain diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract.

  16. The acceptance of the K-SADS-PL - potential predictors for the overall satisfaction of parents and interviewers.

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    Matuschek, Tina; Jaeger, Sonia; Stadelmann, Stephanie; Dölling, Katrin; Weis, Steffi; Von Klitzing, Kai; Grunewald, Madlen; Hiemisch, Andreas; Döhnert, Mirko

    2015-09-01

    The presented study investigated the interviewee (parents) and interviewer acceptance of the semi-structured diagnostic interview Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School Aged Children Present Lifetime version (KSADS-PL; German version). Seventeen certified interviewers conducted 231 interviews (interviewers conducted several interviews; interviewees were only questioned once). Interviewees and interviewers anonymously rated their acceptance right after the interview was finished. The nested data structure was analysed regarding an individual interviewer bias and potential predictors of overall satisfaction. Therefore, factors improvable by interviewer training were included, as well as fixed factors which cannot be improved by professional training. The overall satisfaction was evaluated as highly positive with significant higher interviewee and interviewer ratings in the research as compared to the clinical recruitment setting. An individual bias of the interviewer on his or her own acceptance over time, but not on the evaluation of the corresponding interviewee was found. Neither the professional background nor the gender of the interviewer had a significant contribution in predicting these differences. The interviewer model showed no significant change over time and only the interview duration and the interviewee acceptance were significant predictors for interviewer overall satisfaction. Regarding the interviewee model, just the interviewer acceptance was a significant predictor. Copyright Copyright © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  17. Comportamento estratégico: um estudo na indústria de plásticos de Santa Catarina

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    Flavia Luciane Scherer

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho foi desenvolvido com o objetivo de identificar qual tipo de comportamento estratégico é predominantemente adotado por organizações de médio porte da indústria de plásticos de Santa Catarina. Como objetivos específicos, procurou-se: confrontar o modelo teórico de Miles e Snow (1978 com a realidade observada nas organizações estudadas; caracterizar, estruturalmente, as empresas estudadas; e, descrever e analisar as dimensões que caracterizam o comportamento estratégico, segundo a visão dos dirigentes pesquisados. Como resultado da coleta de dados, identificou-se que, conforme a tipologia de Miles e Snow, a grande maioria se auto-define como prospectora. Entretanto, a análise particular de cada uma das onze dimensões caracterizadoras do comportamento estratégico, evidenciou divergências entre o perfil identificado, separadamente, em cada uma das dimensões estudadas.

  18. Cirugía plástica post cirugía bariátrica

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    K. Llamil Kauak, Dr.

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available La obesidad es una enfermedad crónica en aumento vertiginoso. Los pacientes obesos mórbidos que se someten a cirugía bariátrica tienen después de esta cirugía una pérdida que varía entre un 40% al 60% de su peso original y posteriormente requieren de la cirugía plástica para corregir los excesos de tejido cutáneo tras esta significativa baja de peso. Son varias las plastias que son necesarias y habitualmente varios los tiempos quirúrgicos que se requieren en esta corrección. Las complicaciones quirúrgicas en los pacientes post obesas son mayores que en los pacientes habituales. En este trabajo se exponen los aspectos más relevantes de este proceso y las características de estas plastias post cirugía bariátrica.

  19. PERANCANGAN MODEL NETWORK PADA MESIN DATABASE NON SPATIAL UNTUK MANUVER JARINGAN LISTRIK SEKTOR DISTRIBUSI DENGAN PL SQ

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    I Made Sukarsa

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Saat ini aplikasi di bidang SIG telah banyak yang dikembangkan berbasis mesin DBMS (Database Management System non spatial sehingga mampu mendukung model penyajian data secara client server dan menangani data dalam jumlah yang besar. Salah satunya telah dikembangkan untuk menangani data jaringan listrik.Kenyataannya, mesin-mesin DBMS belum dilengkapi dengan kemampuan untuk melakukan analisis network seperti manuver jaringan dan merupakan dasar untuk pengembangan berbagai aplikasi lainnya. Oleh karena itu,perlu dikembangkan suatu model network untuk manuver jaringan listrik dengan berbagai kekhasannya.Melalui beberapa tahapan penelitian yang dilakukan, telah dapat dikembangkan suatu model network yangdapat digunakan untuk menangani manuver jaringan. Model ini dibangun dengan memperhatikan kepentingan pengintegrasian dengan sistem eksisting dengan meminimalkan adanya perubahan pada aplikasi eksisting.Pemilihan implementasi berbasis PL SQL (Pragrammable Language Structure Query Language akan memberikan berbagai keuntungan termasuk unjuk kerja sistem. Model ini telah diujikan untuk simulasi pemadaman,menghitung perubahan struktur pembebanan jaringan dan dapat dikembangkan untuk analisis sistem tenaga listrik seperti rugi-rugi, load flow dan sebagainya sehingga pada akhirnya aplikasi SIG akan mampu mensubstitusi danmengatasi kelemahan aplikasi analisis sistem tenaga yang banyak dipakai saat ini seperti EDSA (Electrical DesignSystem Anaysis .

  20. Investigation of oxygen vacancies in Ce coupled TiO2 nanocomposites by Raman and PL spectra

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    Dhanalakshmi, J.; Iyyapushpam, S.; Nishanthi, S. T.; Malligavathy, M.; Pathinettam Padiyan, D.

    2017-03-01

    CeO2–TiO2 nanocomposites with different Ce weight percentages (2, 4, 6 and 8%) were synthesized by sol-gel method. The influence of cerium inclusion on the structural, morphological, optical properties and elemental composition has been analyzed via XRD, BET surface area analysis, UV-DRS, HR-SEM, EDAX, TEM, Raman and photoluminescence spectra. The structural study showed that all the CeO2–TiO2 nanocomposites crystallized in tetragonal structure with anatase phase. Morphological study revealed that the nanocomposites are in spherical shape with size between 13–15 nm. Raman and PL spectra confirmed the presence and influence of oxygen vacancy defects. The adsorption ability of the CeO2–TiO2 nanocomposites was investigated for congo red dye under dark condition. CeO2–TiO2 nanocomposites have enhanced adsorptive performance in comparison with bare TiO2 nanoparticles. The enhanced adsorptive activity of CeO2–TiO2 nanocomposites is due to the higher surface area of the nanocomposites and oxygen vacancies present in the surface of the nanocomposites. The pseudo second order kinetic equation fits well with higher correlation coefficient compared to the pseudo first order in explaining the reaction kinetics.

  1. Programación lineal aplicada al cálculo plástico elemental de estructuras lineales

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    Antón Corrales, J. M.

    1970-06-01

    Full Text Available A method is described for elementary calculations of linear structures, under non elastic conditions, and subjected to point loads. The method involves the use of Simplex programs, which are already available for any scientific computer. The result gives either a factor of safety for a structure that has already been designed, or else an optimum design for given conditions. The calculation is very short for one loading system, and less so, if several loading conditions are assumed. The method can be further improved, thus rendering its use even more simple.Expone este artículo un método para hacer los cálculos plásticos elementales de estructuras lineales con cargas puntuales por medio de programas Simplex, ya disponibles en cualquier ordenador científico, dando como resultado, sea un coeficiente de seguridad de una estructura ya dimensionada, sea una optimización de la misma. El cálculo es muy corto con un caso de cargas, y menos con varios casos de cargas. El método admite perfeccionamientos, que pueden hacer todavía más elemental su introducción en computador.

  2. O poprawności językowej tekstów zamieszczanych w portalu pl.delfi.lt

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    Barbara Dwilewicz [Dvilevič

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available On language correctness of Polish posts on pl.delfi.lt discussion group The article discusses issues of language correctness of texts written in Polish but published outside Poland on pl.delfi.lt discussion group (established March 2012. We analyse deviations from the standard Polish in various areas: spelling, punctuation, syntax, morphology and semantics. Moreover, we discuss the main causes of these changes: extralinguistic factors and the negative influence of Lithuanian and Russian. A study of selected items revealed that a number of incorrect forms appear in direct speech, which might have been caused either by the unwillingness of editors to interfere with odd texts, or by the lack of linguistic competence.   Проблема языковой правильности в текстах, опубликованных на портале pl.delfi.lt Статья посвящена проблеме языковой правильности текстов, написанных на польском языке и опубликованных за пределами Польши. Материалом для исследования послужили разнообразные по тематике статьи, размещенные на польскоязычном сайте pl.delfi.lt, который был основан в Литве в марте 2012 года. В статье рассматриваются орфографические, пунктуационные, морфологические, синтаксические и семантические отклонения от современной общепольской языковой нормы. Учитывается негативное влияние неязыковых факторов, а также русского и литовского языков, которые в немалой степени способствуют возникновению этих

  3. La enseñanza de las artes plásticas en la Universidad de Costa Rica

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    Castro Bonilla, Julieta

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo gira en torno de una revisión bibliográfica, mediante la cual se reflexiona respecto a los antecedentes, trayectoria e importancia que posee la enseñanza de las Artes Plásticas en la educación en nuestro país. Se hace referencia a la responsabilidad que tiene la Universidad de Costa Rica como una institución académica que se funda en el año 1940, y adquiere el compromiso con la sociedad de brindar profesiones con cualidades humanas, culturales y sociales. Se considera que ha ido a la vanguardia en cuanto a la formación de docentes en esta área creativa. Finalmente se realiza un comentario del plan de estudios vigente, el cual responde a las necesidades de la población estudiantil y de la sociedad costarricense. In the following article, a bibliographic revision is done with the purpose of pondering the background, the course of development and the importance of the teaching of the Fine Arts in education. It refers to the Universidad de Costa Rica's responsibility as an academic institution at the forefront regarding the training of teachers in this creative field, and finally the current study plan, which answers the necessities of the student population and those of the Costarican society.

  4. Simulation, visualization and GIS analysis based on globe model for PL19-3 oil spill of Bohai Sea

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    Kang, Linchong; Shi, Suixiang; Deng, Zengan; Jin, Jiye; Zhang, Feng; Huang, Haiyan

    2013-10-01

    In June 2011, Oil Spill disasters occurred at platforms of Penglai 19-3 oil field in the Bohai Sea off the China's northeast coast which hugely degraded the water quality and damaged the balance of marine environment and ecosystem in Bohai Sea, as even slight changes in water quality could be catastrophic for marine lives. Simulation, Visualization and GIS analysis of Oil Spill disasters is crucial to rapidly assessment of the vulnerability of coastal areas and to make a full understanding of possible impact of disasters on infrastructure and environment. Globe model become a hotspot in the area of GIS research presently. It is a useful platform for integration and sharing of spatial information with its strong abilities of spatial data management and visualization. In this paper, Multi-resolution remote sensing imagery and DEM of terrain is implemented with LOD based on Globe Model. A numerical simulation result of PL19-3 oil spill based on General NOAA Operational Modeling Environment (GNOME) is visualized using particle trace and analysed on the globe model. It proves that the method of virtual reality and GIS analysis based on globe model for oil spill is vivid and intuitionistic; it may be applied in other ocean research.

  5. Santo, seña y ruta histórica del plátano hasta Cuba

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    García Álvarez, Alejandro

    2001-04-01

    Full Text Available The banana is not original of America. Its arrival in the New Continent dates back to the beginning of 17th Century, where it soon became a food commodity in areas such as Cuba and the Caribbean. Furthermore, in the Oriente area of the Island it found geographical and historical conditions that favoured its expansion for export purposes as from early 19th Century. This article analyzes the route followed by the banano tree to America and its trajectory and cultural assimilation in Great Antilla.

    El plátano no es oriundo de América; llegó al Nuevo Mundo a principios del siglo XVII, pero su uso alimentario se generalizó con rapidez en áreas como el Caribe y, particularmente, en Cuba. En una zona del Oriente de la esa isla, además, encontró condiciones geográficas e históricas que permitieron la expansión de su cultivo para la exportación desde principios del siglo XIX. Este trabajo analiza el recorrido del banano hasta tierras americanas y su trayectoria y asimilación cultural en la Gran Antilla.

  6. Efecto de la micorrización sobre el crecimiento de plántulas de plátano en sustrato con y sin la presencia de nematodos fitoparásitos

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    Asakawa Neuza

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    Se comparó el efecto de la pre-inoculación de los hongos micorrícicos arbusculares (HMA Glomus fistulosum, Glomus fasciculatum, micorriza comercial (G. aggregatum, G. manihotis, G. fistulosum, G. fasciculatum, Kuklosplora colombiana y Scutellospora spp. y un control sin HMA, sobre el crecimiento de propágulos vegetativos de plátano Dominico Hartón (Musa AAB en sustrato con la presencia de Ra- dopholus similis y Helicotylenchus spp y sin ella. Adicionalmente se evaluó el efecto de los HMA sobre la cantidad final de los nematodos fitoparãsitos en raices y suelo rizosférico. Los resultados indicaron un incremento significativo en el porcentaje de colonización micorricica en raices inoculadas con HMA comercial (40% - 41%, en comparación con el control y los demás HMA (< 3%. Se presentaron incre- mentos superiores a 30% en las variables de peso fresco de raices y peso seco (cormo y tejido aéreo en las plantas inoculadas con HMA comercial, aun en la presencia de nematodos fitoparãsitos. La cantidad final de nematodos fitoparãsitos no fue afectada por la aplicación de HMA. Se concluye que la micorrización obtenida con las especies de HMA del inóculo comercial favoreció el crecimiento radical y la absorción de nutrientes, mejoró la producción de biomasa y contrarrestó los daños causados por nematodos fitoparãsitos.

  7. Efecto de la micorrización sobre el crecimiento de plántulas de plátano en sustrato con y sin la presencia de nematodos fitoparásitos

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    Lederson Gañán

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    Full Text Available Se comparó el efecto de la pre-inoculación de los hongos micorrícicos arbusculares (HMA Glomus fistulosum, Glomus fasciculatum, micorriza comercial (G. aggregatum, G. manihotis, G. fistulosum, G. fasciculatum, Kuklosplora colombiana y Scutellospora spp. y un control sin HMA, sobre el crecimiento de propágulos vegetativos de plátano Dominico Hartón (Musa AAB en sustrato con la presencia de Radopholus similis y Helicotylenchus spp y sin ella. Adicionalmente se evaluó el efecto de los HMA sobre la cantidad final de los nematodos fitoparásitos en raíces y suelo rizosférico. Los resultados indicaron un incremento significativo en el porcentaje de colonización micorrícica en raíces inoculadas con HMA comercial (40% - 41%, en comparación con el control y los demás HMA (< 3%. Se presentaron incrementos superiores a 30% en las variables de peso fresco de raíces y peso seco (cormo y tejido aéreo en las plantas inoculadas con HMA comercial, aun en la presencia de nematodos fitoparásitos. La cantidad final de nematodos fitoparásitos no fue afectada por la aplicación de HMA. Se concluye que la micorrización obtenida con las especies de HMA del inóculo comercial favoreció el crecimiento radical y la absorción de nutrientes, mejoró la producción de biomasa y contrarrestó los daños causados por nematodos fitoparásitos.

  8. Desarrollo de un método para controlar la calidad de producción de plántulas en viveros forestales: estudio de caso con ciprés (Cupressus lusitanica

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    Silvia S\\u00E1nchez

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available En viveros forestales de especies latifoliadas tropicales, por lo general no se cuenta con criterios ni valores de referencia para realizar controles de calidad en la producción de plántulas, ni con un método de muestreo apropiado. Se revisó y adaptó un sistema de muestreo por bancales de plántulas de ciprés (Cupressus lusitanica con base en parcelas aleatorias de 28 plántulas, en las que se registró 11 variables cualitativas y cuantitativas en cada plántula muestreada. Se propone una intensidad de muestreo de un 6% para bancales de 2000 plántulas, que se reduce con la escala de producción de modo que asegure un error de muestreo 15%, plántulas suprimidas >10%, >15% de plántulas enfermas severamente, mortalidad >10%, sean criterios e indicadores de rechazo del lote o bancal de producción de plántulas de ciprés.

  9. 'Active' Thin Sections

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    De Rooij, M.R.; Bijen, J.M.J.M.

    1999-01-01

    Optical microscopy using thin sections has become more and more important over the last decade to study concrete. Unfortunately, this technique is not capable of studying actually hydrating cement paste. At Delft University of Technology a new technique has been developed using 'active' thin section

  10. Debate: Nationalism or Sectionalism?

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    McDonald, Forrest; Genovese, Eugene D.

    1987-01-01

    McDonald contends that in the 1820s economic and technological changes were creating sectional differences in the United States while the political arena declined in influence. Genovese argues, however, that from the earliest days of the republic different ways of life in the north and south led to a sectional division changing the political…

  11. Reciclagem de materiais plásticos: a importância da identificação correta Plastic materials recycling: the importance of the correct identification

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    Leda Coltro

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Muitos produtos de material plástico apresentam código de identificação (normalmente um número de 1 a 7 dentro de um triângulo de três setas e sob o mesmo uma abreviatura indicando o tipo de plástico do qual o produto é feito para auxiliar sua separação e posterior reciclagem e revalorização, contribuindo com a recuperação dos materiais plásticos descartados com o resíduo sólido urbano. Como as embalagens têm rotatividade alta, é importante que as mesmas apresentem o símbolo de identificação da resina a fim de facilitar a cadeia de reciclagem do plástico. Neste trabalho, foi feito um levantamento de dados sobre os símbolos de identificação dos materiais plásticos em um total de 177 embalagens plásticas rígidas para o acondicionamento de diversos produtos alimentícios e não alimentícios disponíveis no mercado brasileiro. Apesar da norma brasileira ABNT NBR 13230 já ter 14 anos, há ainda heterogeneidade na identificação das embalagens plásticas. Somente cerca de 80% das embalagens avaliadas apresentaram o símbolo de identificação da resina. Além disso, em alguns casos até 40% das embalagens apresentaram a identificação do material de forma incorreta. Portanto, ainda existe informação errônea no mercado brasileiro sobre o tipo de material da embalagem plástica (incluindo ausência do símbolo de identificação, bem como falta de informação sobre o símbolo correto de identificação da resina, sendo que ambos os fatores prejudicam a cadeia de reciclagem do plástico.Many plastic-based products show a resin identification code - usually a number from 1 to 7 inside a three-arrow triangle above a monogram - to identify the type of plastic used to make the product, for assisting in its separation and later recycling. In other words, to facilitate the recovery of plastics discarded with the municipal solid waste. Since packages have a high rotation, the presence of the resin identification code is

  12. 3 PL整合:关系因素与运营结果%3PL Integration:Relational Antecedents and Operational Consequences

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    刘晨; 罗力; 霍宝锋; 赵先德; Jeff Yeung

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    从规范性关系承诺和工具性关系承诺两个维度探讨影响信息共享和流程协调的关系因素,研究两种整合方式对3PL用户绩效的作用以及不同绩效之间的关系。基于361家企业数据,采用结构方程模型方法,建立关系承诺-3PL整合-绩效的模型,验证三者之间的关系。研究结果表明,规范性关系承诺正向影响信息共享和流程协调,而工具性关系承诺对二者没有显著影响;信息共享促进3PL用户的配送绩效,流程协调对3PL用户的配送绩效和弹性绩效均有促进作用;信息共享和流程协调不能直接影响3PL用户的财务绩效,但通过配送绩效和弹性绩效间接影响财务绩效。研究结果对中国企业的3 PL管理实践具有指导意义。%This study explores the relational antecedents of information sharing and process coordination from the two dimensions of relationship commitment (i.e., normative and instrumental relationship commitment), and tests the impacts of two types of 3PL integration on users′performance, and the relationships among different types of performance.Based on data collected from 361 companies, we adopt structural equation modeling ( SEM) to build and examine the relationship commitment-3PL integra-tion-performance model.The results indicate that normative relationship commitment is positively related to both information sha-ring and process coordination, while instrumental relationship commitment does not have significant effects on these outcomes. Information sharing is positively related to 3PL users′delivery performance, but process coordination is positively related to both 3PL users′delivery and flexibility performance.Both information sharing and process coordination are not significantly related to 3PL users′financial performance, but indirectly influence it through delivery and flexibility performance.This study provides managerial implications for 3PL management in

  13. PL3 Amidase, a Tailor-made Lysin Constructed by Domain Shuffling with Potent Killing Activity against Pneumococci and Related Species.

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    Blázquez, Blas; Fresco-Taboada, Alba; Iglesias-Bexiga, Manuel; Menéndez, Margarita; García, Pedro

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    The emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is pushing the need of alternative treatments. In this context, phage therapy is already a reality to successfully fight certain multiresistant bacteria. Among different phage gene products, murein hydrolases responsible of phage progeny liberation (also called lysins or endolysins) are weapons that target specific peptidoglycan bonds, leading to lysis and death of susceptible bacteria when added from the outside. In the pneumococcal system, all but one phage murein hydrolases reported to date share a choline-binding domain that recognizes cell walls containing choline residues in the (lipo)teichoic acids. Some purified pneumococcal or phage murein hydrolases, as well as several chimeric proteins combining natural catalytic and cell wall-binding domains (CBDs) have been used as effective antimicrobials. In this work we have constructed a novel chimeric N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase (PL3) by fusing the catalytic domain of the Pal amidase (a phage-coded endolysin) to the CBD of the LytA amidase, the major pneumococcal autolysin. The physicochemical properties of PL3 and the bacteriolytic effect against several pneumococci (including 48 multiresistant representative strain) and related species, like Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae, Streptococcus mitis, and Streptococcus oralis, have been studied. Results have shown that low doses of PL3, in the range of 0.5-5 μg/ml, are enough to practically sterilize all choline-containing strains tested. Moreover, a single 20-μg dose of PL3 fully protected zebrafish embryos from infection by S. pneumoniae D39 strain. Importantly, PL3 keeps 95% enzymatic activity after 4 weeks at 37°C and can be lyophilized without losing activity, demonstrating a remarkable robustness. Such stability, together with a prominent efficacy against a narrow spectrum of human pathogens, confers to PL3 the characteristic to be an effective therapeutic. In addition, our results demonstrate

  14. Hongos micorrízicos arbusculares como agentes mitigadores del estrés salino por NaCl en plántulas de albahaca

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    Y. Milagro Agüero -Fernández

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    Full Text Available En la naturaleza las plantas se encuentran expuestas a diversas condiciones de estrés que retardan su desarrollo y disminuyen su rendimiento. Uno de los problemas agrícolas más exte ndidos es la acumulación de sales en la superficie del suelo o la salinización del agua para riego . El objetivo del estudio fue eva luar un consorcio de hongos micorrízicos arbusculares (HMA de las especies Funneliformis mosseae y Claroideoglomus etunicatum inoculadas a la cubierta de la semillas como posibl es mitigadores del estrés por NaCl en plántulas de variedades de albahaca en la etapa de emergencia. Se utilizó un diseño completamente al azar con arreglo factorial. El factor 1 fueron tres variedades de albahaca (Nuffar, Genovese y Napoletano, el factor 2 fueron tres niveles de estrés salino (0, 50 y 100 mM de NaCl y el factor 3, los hongos micorrí zicos arbusculares ( 0 -control - y 1 g del inoculo con cuatro repeticiones de 30 semillas cada una. Se evaluó la composición química del sustrato y del inócul o utilizado s, la tasa y porcentaje de emergencia, altura de las plántula s, longitud de raíz, biomasa fresca de parte aérea y de raíz y porce ntaje de colonización. Los resultados mostraron que tanto el sustrato como el inóculo utilizados fueron adecuados para el desarrollo de las especies de HMA evaluadas y para la especie vegetal en estudio. Ninguna de las raíces de las plántulas de las variedades en estudio mostró presencia de vesículas, arbúsculos y/o hifas cenocíticas . T odas las variables presentaron val ores superiores en aquellas plántulas cuyas semillas se inocularon con HMA. Las variedades mostraron diferencias para las variables tasa y porcentaje de emergencia, altura de plántula , longitud de raíz y biomasa fresca de parte aérea, siendo N apoletano superior, mientras que Genovese mostr ó lo contrario. La s variables tasa y porcentaje de emergencia, altura de plántula, longitud de raíz y biomasa fresca de ra

  15. Caracterização de argilas plásticas do tipo "ball clay" do litoral paraibano

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    Menezes R. R.

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    Full Text Available Os depósitos de argilas plásticas para cerâmica branca ("ball clays" de alta qualidade não são comuns, estando localizados basicamente nos Estados Unidos e no Reino Unido. As "ball clays" são utilizadas em uma série de indústrias que vão desde a indústria cerâmica à de cosméticos. Assim, este trabalho tem por objetivo analisar argilas do tipo "ball clay" extraídas do litoral paraibano, realizando sua caracterização para fins cerâmicos. Sua caracterização foi realizada por meio da determinação da massa específica real, CTC, área superficial (BET, distribuição granulométrica, composição química, ATD/ATG, DRX e MET. Após caracterização, foram conduzidos ensaios tecnológicos para fins cerâmicos com as amostras. Com base nos resultados pode-se concluir que as amostras são argilas basicamente cauliníticas com queima branca em temperaturas de 1250 ºC e 1450 ºC. Além disso, apresentaram propriedades físico-mecânicas dentro das faixas indicadas na literatura para "ball clays" utilizadas em tecnologia cerâmica.

  16. A new method to compare statistical tree growth curves: the PL-GMANOVA model and its application with dendrochronological data.

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    Martin Ricker

    Full Text Available Growth curves are monotonically increasing functions that measure repeatedly the same subjects over time. The classical growth curve model in the statistical literature is the Generalized Multivariate Analysis of Variance (GMANOVA model. In order to model the tree trunk radius (r over time (t of trees on different sites, GMANOVA is combined here with the adapted PL regression model Q = A · T+E, where for b ≠ 0 : Q = Ei[-b · r]-Ei[-b · r1] and for b = 0 : Q  = Ln[r/r1], A =  initial relative growth to be estimated, T = t-t1, and E is an error term for each tree and time point. Furthermore, Ei[-b · r]  = ∫(Exp[-b · r]/rdr, b = -1/TPR, with TPR being the turning point radius in a sigmoid curve, and r1 at t1 is an estimated calibrating time-radius point. Advantages of the approach are that growth rates can be compared among growth curves with different turning point radiuses and different starting points, hidden outliers are easily detectable, the method is statistically robust, and heteroscedasticity of the residuals among time points is allowed. The model was implemented with dendrochronological data of 235 Pinus montezumae trees on ten Mexican volcano sites to calculate comparison intervals for the estimated initial relative growth A. One site (at the Popocatépetl volcano stood out, with A being 3.9 times the value of the site with the slowest-growing trees. Calculating variance components for the initial relative growth, 34% of the growth variation was found among sites, 31% among trees, and 35% over time. Without the Popocatépetl site, the numbers changed to 7%, 42%, and 51%. Further explanation of differences in growth would need to focus on factors that vary within sites and over time.

  17. A new method to compare statistical tree growth curves: the PL-GMANOVA model and its application with dendrochronological data.

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    Ricker, Martin; Peña Ramírez, Víctor M; von Rosen, Dietrich

    2014-01-01

    Growth curves are monotonically increasing functions that measure repeatedly the same subjects over time. The classical growth curve model in the statistical literature is the Generalized Multivariate Analysis of Variance (GMANOVA) model. In order to model the tree trunk radius (r) over time (t) of trees on different sites, GMANOVA is combined here with the adapted PL regression model Q = A · T+E, where for b ≠ 0 : Q = Ei[-b · r]-Ei[-b · r1] and for b = 0 : Q  = Ln[r/r1], A =  initial relative growth to be estimated, T = t-t1, and E is an error term for each tree and time point. Furthermore, Ei[-b · r]  = ∫(Exp[-b · r]/r)dr, b = -1/TPR, with TPR being the turning point radius in a sigmoid curve, and r1 at t1 is an estimated calibrating time-radius point. Advantages of the approach are that growth rates can be compared among growth curves with different turning point radiuses and different starting points, hidden outliers are easily detectable, the method is statistically robust, and heteroscedasticity of the residuals among time points is allowed. The model was implemented with dendrochronological data of 235 Pinus montezumae trees on ten Mexican volcano sites to calculate comparison intervals for the estimated initial relative growth A. One site (at the Popocatépetl volcano) stood out, with A being 3.9 times the value of the site with the slowest-growing trees. Calculating variance components for the initial relative growth, 34% of the growth variation was found among sites, 31% among trees, and 35% over time. Without the Popocatépetl site, the numbers changed to 7%, 42%, and 51%. Further explanation of differences in growth would need to focus on factors that vary within sites and over time.

  18. Performance of static positioning for medium distances based on data from a virtual reference station and ASG-PL Network

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    Bakula, M.

    The use of a network of reference stations instead of a single reference station allows the modelling of some systematic errors in a region and allows a user to increase the distance between the rover receiver and reference stations. In some countries, GPS reference stations exist and GPS observations are available for users in real-time mode and in post-processing. Observations from several GPS reference stations in a regional network enable modelling spatially-correlated errors and their modelling on an epoch-by-epoch and satellite-by-satellite basis. As a result, observations of a virtual reference station can be created at a rover's approximate position and its observations can be used in the precise baseline positioning of the rover. This paper presents the performance of the static positioning of a rover station, its quality and reliability for two different baselines. Single-baseline and network static solutions are presented and compared. Network solutions are based on data from a virtual reference station (VRS) obtained by the Wasoft/Virtuall software. In both cases, the same strategy of ambiguity resolution was used. These approaches have been tested with the use of 24-hour GPS data from the Polish Active Geodetic Network (ASG-PL). The data from three reference stations with medium-range separation were used in the process of generating VRS data. GPS data of the rover station were divided into 20, 10 and 5-min. sessions with a sampling interval of 5 sec. Practical calculations and analyses of horizontal and vertical accuracy of coordinates clearly show the improvement of static positioning in terms of time observation span and ambiguity reliability.

  19. Uma visão da Europa em expressões plásticas ameríndias

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    Eduardo Peñuela Cañizal

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    Full Text Available Os códices mesoamericanos têm o mérito adicional de nos fazer ver traços inesperados de imagens de Europa de maneira mais precisa quando ganham nova expressão em outras culturas. Com isso em mente, o objetivo de nossa apresentação é explorar determinadas formas que surgem quando o intérprete dos códices mesoamericanos pára para pensar sobre o tipo de relação que os diferentes sistemas semióticos - pictográfico, ideográfico e fonético - mantêm no espaço plástico do texto. Dessa perspectiva poderemos valorizar o significado poético das metáforas nas quais os ameríndios expressam visões peculiares das gentes e coisas européias.The Mesoamerican codices enable us to see, with a certain degree of precision, unexpected traits of images of Europe when shaped in other cultures. With this in mind, our paper aims to explore certain forms that show up when the interpreter of the afore mentioned codices focuses his interest in the type of relationship that the different semiotic systems - pictographic, ideographic and phonetic - maintain in the plastic space of the texts. From this perspective, it is possible to enjoy the poetic meaning of the metaphors used by the Amerindians in order to exprees unusual visions of European people and things.

  20. Cinco interpretaciones de la identidad nacional en la plástica mexicana del siglo XIX (1859-1887

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    Ramírez, Fausto

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available In this article four paintings study and a sculptural monument, executed between 1859 and 1887, that alternative models represent to shape an idea of Mexico like nation. Two examples of allegorical representation are analyzed in which the were shaped the complementary slight knowledge of “cultural nation” and “politcal nation”. Then, two plastic celebrations of Hidalgo and Cuauhtémoc, central figures of imaginary epic the Mexican. And, finally, an interpretation of the native territory turned into landscape to give to body to the myth of the national unit by means of the rhetorical resource of pars pro toto. One emphasizes therefore the contribution of the visual arts to the definition process, joint and diffusion of an imaginary national.En este artículo se estudian cuatro pinturas y un monumento escultórico, ejecutados entre 1859 y 1887, que representan modelos alternativos para plasmar una idea de México como nación. Se analizan dos ejemplos de representación alegórica en que quedaron plasmadas las nociones complementarias de “nación cultural” y “nación política”. Luego, dos celebraciones plásticas de Hidalgo y Cuauhtémoc, figuras centrales del imaginario épico mexicano. Y, por último, una interpretación del territorio patrio convertido en paisaje para dar cuerpo al mito de la unidad nacional mediante el recurso retórico del pars pro toto. Se subraya así la contribución de las artes visuales al proceso de definición, articulación y difusión de un imaginario nacional.

  1. Tabletas digitales para la docencia del dibujo, diseño y artes plásticas

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    José Luis SAORÍN PÉREZ

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available El uso de dispositivos móviles en la enseñanza está aumentando cada día y las tabletas digitales, de reciente aparición, se perfilan como uno de los instrumentos más flexibles para el ámbito de la educación denominando a la enseñanza sobre este dispositivo como Tablet-Learning. Las posibilidades gráficas de estos dispositivos permiten utilizarlas adecuadamente para la enseñanza de aquellas asignaturas donde la expresión gráfica de las ideas es importante (representación de formas, dibujos artísticos, visualización de modelos tridimensionales, aplicaciones geoespaciales…. En este artículo pretendemos establecer la situación actual de estas tabletas digitales en el mundo educativo y hacer una valoración de las posibilidades de estos dispositivos como herramienta para la docencia del dibujo, diseño y artes plásticas. Analizamos aquellas aplicaciones disponibles para estos dispositivos y que se pueden utilizar en la docencia de estas disciplinas. Dichas aplicaciones se categorizarán de acuerdo a las características de los formatos de trabajo. Dentro de cada una de estas categorías se tratará de encontrar aquellas características que las definen. Se pretende con dicha recopilación que los profesores de estas asignaturas conozcan estas aplicaciones y puedan organizar talleres utilizando estos nuevos dispositivos.

  2. Light Imaging Section

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — The mission of the Light Imaging Section is to give NIAMS scientists access to state-of-the-art light imaging equipment and to offer training and assistance at all...

  3. Learn About Section 508

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    Find out about EPA's commitment to making its websites and other electronic and information technology (EIT) products accessible, learn what Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act covers and why, and how to make your EIT 508 compliant.

  4. What is Section 508?

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    This section of the Rehabilitation Act required federal agencies to develop, procure, maintain, and use information and communications technology (ICT) that is accessible to people with disabilities, whether or not they work for the government.

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    Department of Homeland Security — This table is required for any Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map database where cross sections are shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). Normally any FIRM...

  6. Abstract sectional category

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    Diaz, F; Garcia, P; Murillo, A; Remedios, J

    2011-01-01

    We study, in an abstract axiomatic setting, the notion of sectional category of a morphism. From this, we unify and generalize known results about this invariant in different settings as well as we deduce new applications.

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — The primary goal of the Flow Cytometry Section is to provide the services of state-of-the-art multi-parameter cellular analysis and cell sorting for researchers and...

  8. Effect of growth interruption and strain buffer layer on PL performance of AlGaAs/GaAs/InGaAs quantum well for 1065 nm wavelength lasers

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    PAN Jiaoqing; HUANG Baibiao; ZHANG Xiaoyang; YUE Jinshun; YU Yongqin; WEI Jiyong

    2004-01-01

    Strained InGaAs/GaAs quantum well (QW) was grown by low-pressure metallorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD). Growth interruption and strain buffer layer were introduced to improve the photoluminescence (PL) performance of the InGaAs/GaAs quantum well. Good PL results were obtained under condition of growth an interruption of 10 s combined with a moderate strain buffer layer. Wavelength lasers of 1064 nm using the QW were grown and processed into devices. Broad area lasers (1130 μm × 500 μm) show very low threshold current densities (43 A/cm2) and high slop efficiency (0.34 W/A, per facet).

  9. Arte y Currículum: La Escuela de Artes Plásticas de la Universidad de Costa Rica (1897-2015

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    Jimena Sánchez Zumbado

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available El desarrollo del arte costarricense ha sido inevitablemente influido por la Escuela de Artes Plásticas desde su fundación en 1897, y luego del ingreso de esta al crearse la Universidad de Costa Rica 1940. La gran mayoría de los artistas plásticos del país han pasado por sus aulas, aprendido la técnica, absorbido sus conocimientos. Este documento recorre, a través de 118 años, el devenir histórico y curricular de la Institución de enseñanza del arte más antigua del país.

  10. Plan de desarrollo estratégico para la compañía plásticos chempro: línea hogar

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    Coello Cazar, David; Plaza De La Rosa, Vanessa; Pastor Lopez, Bolivar

    2009-01-01

    El tema presentado es un Plan de Desarrollo Estratégico, también llamado Plan de Mercadeo que se realizó a una compañía que produce y comercializa productos plásticos en cuatro diferentes líneas de producción: Línea Hogar (con productos para la cocina, baño y limpieza), Línea Juguetería, Línea Avícola (comederos y bebederos par animales de granja, especialmente pollos) y Línea Industrial (casilleros de seguridad fabricados en plásticos). El estudio se enfocó exclusivamente a la línea Hoga...

  11. El desarrollo del proceso de purificación del plásmido pIDKE2 principio activo de una vacuna contra la hepatitis C

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    Limonta Fernández, Miladys

    2012-01-01

    En el trabajo se desarrolla el proceso de purificación del ADN plasmídico pIDKE2, componente principal del candidato vacunal CIGB 230.Por primera vez se describe el uso de la filtración tangencial en combinación con las cromatografías de fase reversa y exclusión molecular para la obtención de un plásmido con rendimiento de 0,76mg por gramo de biomasa húmeda, con una pureza del 94 ±2% y un recobrado total del 14%. Se realizó la modelación del proceso de purificación del plásmido pIDKE2, y se v...

  12. Plan de desarrollo estratégico para la compañía plásticos chempro: línea hogar

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    Coello Cazar, David; Plaza De La Rosa, Vanessa; Pastor Lopez, Bolivar

    2009-01-01

    El tema presentado es un Plan de Desarrollo Estratégico, también llamado Plan de Mercadeo que se realizó a una compañía que produce y comercializa productos plásticos en cuatro diferentes líneas de producción: Línea Hogar (con productos para la cocina, baño y limpieza), Línea Juguetería, Línea Avícola (comederos y bebederos par animales de granja, especialmente pollos) y Línea Industrial (casilleros de seguridad fabricados en plásticos). El estudio se enfocó exclusivamente a la línea Hoga...

  13. Comportamiento poscosecha en almacenamiento a dos temperaturas de plátano en las variedades Dominico Harton África y FHIA 20

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    Echeverry Martínez, Sandra Carmenza; Castellanos Galeano, Francisco Javier

    2002-01-01

    El cultivo del plátano en Colombia esta localizado en zonas de clima templado y cálido y en su mayoría por pequeños productores para los que se constituyen en su medio de vida; el presente estudio se enfoco a beneficiar a la población rural del eje cafetero. La producción de plátano con sus tres variedades (África, Dominico hartón y FHIA – 20), cultivadas en la vereda la Rochela, la hacienda Montelindo, esta agronómicamente establecida, pero el análisis del comportamiento poscosecha no lo est...

  14. A reciclagem de resíduos plásticos pós-consumo em oito empresas do Rio Grande do Sul

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    Aline Marques Rolim

    2000-01-01

    O tema do presente estudo é a reciclagem de resíduos plásticos pós-consumo. Resíduos pósconsumo são resíduos provenientes do descarte de produtos pelos consumidores A sua reciclagem permite a recuperação do seu valor econômico, através do seu reaproveitamento como matéria-prima, e a redução do volume de resíduos a serem dispostos em aterros, contribuindo para o desenvolvimento sustentável. Além disso, esta atividade tende a crescer, uma vez que o consumo do plástico vem aumentando no Brasil, ...

  15. Efecto del tiempo de reacción en la acetilación de almidón de plátano

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    D. Guerra-DellaValle; L.A. Bello-Pérez; R.A. González-Soto; J. Solorza-Feria; G. Arámbula-Villa

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    El almidón de plátano fue acetilado a diferentes tiempos de reacción, se evaluaron el grado de sustitución, la velocidad de reacción, así como el patrón de difracción de rayos-X y las características morfológicas y térmicas. El grado se sustitución (GS) aumentó con el tiempo de reacción y consecuentemente también aumentó la eficiencia de la reacción. La constante de la velocidad de reacción fue mayor en el almidón de plátano (0.67 h-1) que en el de maíz (0.23 h-1). La espectroscopía de infrar...

  16. Sistema de máquinas para el proceso tecnológico de producción de plántulas en invernadero

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    J. Guadalupe Gaytán Ruelas

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se aborda la importancia y tendencias actuales de la producción de plántulas de especies hortícolas en México, bajocondiciones de invernadero; los sistemas de producción agrícola que requieren de la producción de plántulas en contenedores; la descripción yanálisis de las operaciones que constituyen el proceso tecnológico de siembra en charolas, así como la descripción funcional y operativa delsistema de máquinas que se requieren para efectuar todas y cada una de las operaciones del proceso tecnológico

  17. Morfo-anatomia de plântulas e número cromossômico de Cybistax antisyphilitica (Mart.) Mart. (Bignoniaceae)

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    Ortolani, Flavia Aparecida [UNESP; Mataqueiro,Márcia Fiorese; Moro,José Roberto; Moro,Fabíola Vitti; DAMIÃO FILHO, CARLOS FERREIRA [UNESP

    2008-01-01

    Plântulas de Cybistax antisyphilitica (ipê-verde), espécie arbórea que ocorre no Estado de São Paulo, Brasil, foram estudadas morfoanatomicamente e citogeneticamente. As plântulas são eudicotiledôneas, fanerocotiledonares e epigéias. Suas sementes apresentam alas hialinas, assimétricas e de textura papirácea. A raiz é axial com tecido epidérmico irregular. O hipocótilo é verde, glabro e apresenta os elementos do xilema em diferenciação. Os cotilédones são verdes, foliáceos, reniformes, com me...

  18. Micro-Photoluminescence (micro-PL) Study of Core Shell GaAs/GaAsSb Nanowires Grown by Self-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy

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    transistor (FET) and light emitting diode (LED) applications. In this thesis, room temperature and low temperature (4K) micro- photoluminescence (micro...public release; distribution is unlimited. Micro- Photoluminescence (micro-PL) Study of Core-Shell GaAs/GaAsSb Nanowires grown by Self-Assisted Molecular...U.S. Army Research Office P.O. Box 12211 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2211 GaAsSb, Core Shell Nanowires, Micro Photoluminescence

  19. Modulation of in utero total body irradiation induced newborn mouse growth retardation by maternal manganese superoxide dismutase-plasmid liposome (MnSOD-PL) gene therapy.

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    Epperly, M W; Smith, T; Zhang, X; Goff, J P; Franicola, D; Greenberger, B; Komanduri, P; Wang, H; Greenberger, J S

    2011-06-01

    To determine the effects of manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) plasmid liposome (PL) maternal radioprotection on fetal mice, timed pregnant female mice (E14 gestation) were irradiated to 3.0 Gy total body irradiation (TBI) dose, and the number, weight and growth and development over 6 months after birth of newborn mice was quantitated compared with irradiated controls. Maternal MnSOD-PL treatment at E13 improved pup survival at birth (5.4±0.9 per litter) compared with non-irradiated 3.0 Gy controls 4.9±1.1. There was no statistically significant difference in newborn abnormalities, male to female ratio in newborn litters, or other evidence of teratogenesis in surviving newborn mice from MnSOD-PL treated compared with irradiated controls. However, E14 3 Gy irradiated pups from gene therapy-treated mothers showed a significant increase in both growth and overall survival over 6 months after birth (P=0.0022). To determine if transgene product crossed the placenta pregnant E13 mice were injected intravenously with hemagglutinin-epitope-tagged MnSOD (100 μg plasmid in 100 μl liposomes), then after 24 h, fetal mice, placentas and maternal tissues were removed and tested by both immunohistochemistry and reverse transcriptase-PCR for transgene and product. There was no evidence of transgene or product in placenta or any fetal tissue while maternal liver was positive by both assays. The data provide evidence for fetal radioprotection by maternal MnSOD-PL gene therapy before irradiation, which is mediated by an indirect bystander effect and is associated with a significant improvement in both survival at birth and growth and development of newborn mice.

  20. Crescimento e conteúdo de prolina em plântulas de guandu submetidas a estresse osmótico e à putrescina exógena

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    Juliana Geseíra Monteiro

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi verificar o efeito da aplicação da poliamina putrescina no acúmulo de prolina e no crescimento inicial de plântulas de guandu cultivadas sob estresse hídrico ou salino, e avaliar se esta poliamina pode ser usada como atenuadora desses estresses. Sementes de duas cultivares de guandu, BRS Mandarim e Caqui, foram germinadas em caixas gerbox forradas com papel de filtro umedecido com 0,0, -0,2, -0,3, -0,4, -0,5 MPa de PEG 6000 ou 0, 20, 40, 60, 80 e 120 mmol L-1 de NaCl, na ausência (0 mmol L-1 ou na presença (0,5 mmol L-1 de putrescina. Utilizou-se o delineamento inteiramente casualizado, em arranjo fatorial 2x5x2 e 2x6x2 (duas cultivares, cinco níveis de deficiência hídrica ou seis níveis de estresse salino, e presença ou ausência de putrescina, com quatro repetições. O crescimento das plântulas é acentuadamente reduzido pelas condições de restrição hídrica e salinidade. A putrescina exógena incrementa, sob ambos os estresses, os teores de prolina nas plântulas de guandu, especialmente na cultivar BRS Mandarin, e atenua os efeitos da deficiência hídrica moderada nas cultivares estudadas. Os estresses de restrição hídrica e de salinidade causam acúmulo de prolina na parte aérea e nas raízes de ambas as cultivares. A prolina pode ser considerada um bom indicador bioquímico e fisiológico desses estresses em plântulas de guandu.

  1. Estrategia de comunicación para promover el uso de biodigestores plásticos en las fincas del Cantón Salitre

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    Francisco Valle Sánchez

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available El incremento de la actividad agropecuaria como fuente de ingresos del campesino ha traído el problema de contaminación por desechos orgánicos de sus animales, de ahí la necesidad de introducir una tecnología de bajo costo, sencilla y de fácil acceso que le permita al campesino solucionar este problema que tiene sanción por parte de la autoridad ambiental. El uso de biodigestores plásticos logra este objetivo, incorporando beneficios adicionales como abono orgánico biosol, que van a mejorar su productividad en cultivos permitiéndole ahorrar en la compra de fertilizantes; otro benéfico es la producción de biogás el cual lo utiliza para la cocción de sus alimentos y el calentamiento de sus animales. Se visitó una finca en Santa Rosa Provincia de El Oro acompañados de un técnico especializado en biodigestores plásticos, representantes del M.I. Municipio de Salitre y estudiantes investigadores de la academia; se dio a conocer por parte del dueño de la finca las razones que lo llevaron a instalar un biodigestor plástico así como los beneficios obtenidos. Resultado de esta experiencia el equipo de investigación planteó como estrategia instalar un biodigestor en una finca del Cantón Salitre para que los dueños de las fincas de la zona puedan ver y comprobar los benéficos de esta tecnología, esto permitirá que el mismo campesino sea el instrumento de comunicación para que otros adopten el uso de biodigestores plásticos en toda la zona.

  2. PL-11血小板分析仪检测血小板计数及聚集功能的性能评价%Performance evaluation of PL-11 platelet analyzer in the detection of platelet count and platelet aggregation

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    蔡玉婵; 赵旭鸿; 韩平; 陈昌明; 李智

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    目的:探讨PL-11血小板分析仪在检测血小板数量及聚集功能方面的性能。方法按照美国临床实验室标准化协会( CLSI)制定的仪器性能验证标准及我国卫生行业标准 WS/T 406-2012《临床血液学检验常规项目分析质量要求》对PL-11血小板分析仪进行血小板计数及聚集功能的性能评价。采用PL-11血小板分析仪、LBY-NJ4血小板聚集仪及TEG-5000血栓弹力图仪检测健康人群血小板聚集率,分析各仪器检测结果间的相关性。结果 PL-11血小板分析仪的批内及日间精密度均<1/3总误差(7%);携带污染率为0.32%;在(4.12~1380.4)×109/L线性范围内回归方程斜率为1.03,R2=0.993;血小板计数结果与血小板参考方法的结果符合率为84%,均符合行业标准要求。分别采用PL-11血小板分析仪、LBY-NJ4血小板聚集仪及TEG-5000血栓弹力图仪检测79例2型糖尿病患者单服用氯匹格雷前、后血小板聚集率,3种仪器之间差异均无统计学意义( P>0.05),患者服药前、后血小板聚集率差异有统计学意义(P<0.01)。结论 PL-11血小板分析仪可为临床提供准确、可靠的血小板计数及聚集功能的检测结果。%Objective To investigate the performance of PL-11 platelet analyzer in the detection of platelet count and platelet aggregation.Methods According to the instrument performance verification standards in the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute ( CLSI) and the Health Industry Standard of the People′s Republic of China, WS/T 406-2012:the Quality Standard of Routine Tests in Clinical Hematology, the performance of PL-11 platelet analyzer in the detection of platelet count and platelet aggregation were evaluated.Platelet aggregation rate in healthy subjects was compared for correlation, which was detected by PL-11 platelet analyzer, LBY-NJ4 platelet tester and TEG-5000 thromboelastogram

  3. Caracterização morfoanatômica de plântulas de Gomphrena elegans Mart. (Amaranthaceae - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v28i2.1004 Characterization of seedlings’ morphology and anatomy of Gomphrena elegans Mart. (Amaranthaceae - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v28i2.1004

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    Shirlayne Silvana Umbelino de Barros

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    Full Text Available Para descrever a morfologia de plântulas e a anatomia de cotilédones e eofilos de Gomphrena elegans Mart., 100 sementes foram colocadas em germinador, a 25 ± 1ºC e 30 ± 1ºC, sob iluminação fluorescente branca contínua e outras 100 foram colocadas em sacos plásticos, contendo areia e terra adubada, mantidas em casa de vegetação sob condições ambiente, cobertas com sombrite 50% e regadas diariamente. O pecíolo e limbo cotiledonares e eofilares das plântulas foram seccionadas no terço mediano e bordo e analisadas em secções transversais e paradérmicas. A morfologia inicial da plântula é epigeo-foliácea, a raiz axial, hipocótilo e epicótilo avermelhados. A venação é do tipo pinada, camptódroma e broquidódroma nos cotilédones e eofilos. A lâmina foliar e o pecíolo apresentam epiderme unisseriada com células de tamanho variável e estômatos anomocíticos. Ocorrem drusas de oxalato de cálcio nas lâminas foliares e pecíolos. O mesofilo dorsiventral apresenta uma camada de parênquima paliçádico e várias de lacunoso.Aiming to describe seedlings’ morphology and cotyledons and eophylls anatomy of Gomphrena elegans Mart., 100 seeds were put into plastic bags, with sand and fertilized soil (1:3, kept in the greenhouse under room conditions, with 50% shady and watered daily. Cotyledonous petiole and limb and seedlings eophylls were sectioned in median and border. They were then analyzed in transversal and paradermic sections. Seedlings initial morphology is epigeal-foliar, the root is axial, and hypocotyls and epicotyl are reddish. Venation is of pinnate type, camptodrome and brochidrodome in cotyledons and eophylls. Petiole and leaf show uniseriated epidermis with cells of varied sizes and anomocytic stomata. Druses of calcium oxalate occurred in leaves and petiole. Dorsiventral mesophyll shows one palisade parenchyma layer and several lacunary ones.

  4. Asimilaciones teóricas de Severo Sarduy. Comentários sobre la analogía plástica

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    Silvana Santucci

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available En el marco de lo que Raúl Antelo (2008, 2009, 2011 ha practicado y definido como “un trabajo archifilológico con textos latinoamericanos”, proponemos una primera aproximación al concepto de analogía plástica delineado por Severo Sarduy en sus ensayos. Creemos que este concepto constituye una puerta de entrada teórica apropiada para la comprensión de las filiaciones y vínculos entre literatura y plástica presentes en la obra del autor cubano. En consecuencia, mostramos un recorrido que toma en cuenta la bibliografía teórica sobre el campo de relaciones interartísticas desde una perspectiva histórica no coincidente, necesariamente, con una diacronía. Este modo de revisar la historia y el arte es consecuencia de la propia inscripción teórica que Severo Sarduy hace del tiempo. Por lo tanto, revisamos el concepto sarduyano de “analogía plástica” como una inscripción teórica legible sobre estas relaciones, pensada en clave del parérgon griego: un registro incidental, colateral, un apéndice.

  5. Synthesis, characterization, PL properties, photocatalytic and antibacterial activities of nano multi-metal oxide NiOṡCeO2ṡZnO

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    Subhan, Md Abdus; Ahmed, Tanzir; Uddin, Nizam; Azad, Abdul Kalam; Begum, Kulsuma

    2015-02-01

    A novel multi-metal nanocomposite, NiOṡCeO2ṡZnO has been prepared by co-precipitation of their carbonates from aqueous solutions of the metal nitrates following calcination and annealing 5 h at 450 °C and 10 h at 950 °C. NiOṡCeO2ṡZnO has been characterized by XRD, SEM, EDS, IR and PL spectra. The crystallite size of the as-synthesized sample varies in the range of 14-23 nm and those of the annealed sample in the range of 17-50 nm. Emissions of NiOṡCeO2ṡZnO have been observed in UV (NBE emission) and visible region at different excitations. Excitation wavelength dependent PL behavior of NiOṡCeO2ṡZnO has been observed in acetone at room temperature. This PL property is in disagreement with Kasha's rule of excitation wavelength dependence of emission spectrum. Photocatalytic as well as anti-bacterial activities were studied.

  6. Synthesis, characterization, PL properties, photocatalytic and antibacterial activities of nano multi-metal oxide NiO⋅CeO2⋅ZnO.

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    Subhan, Md Abdus; Ahmed, Tanzir; Uddin, Nizam; Azad, Abdul Kalam; Begum, Kulsuma

    2015-02-05

    A novel multi-metal nanocomposite, NiO⋅CeO2⋅ZnO has been prepared by co-precipitation of their carbonates from aqueous solutions of the metal nitrates following calcination and annealing 5 h at 450°C and 10 h at 950°C. NiO⋅CeO2⋅ZnO has been characterized by XRD, SEM, EDS, IR and PL spectra. The crystallite size of the as-synthesized sample varies in the range of 14-23 nm and those of the annealed sample in the range of 17-50 nm. Emissions of NiO⋅CeO2⋅ZnO have been observed in UV (NBE emission) and visible region at different excitations. Excitation wavelength dependent PL behavior of NiO⋅CeO2⋅ZnO has been observed in acetone at room temperature. This PL property is in disagreement with Kasha's rule of excitation wavelength dependence of emission spectrum. Photocatalytic as well as anti-bacterial activities were studied.

  7. Study on the Expression of IL-18, AcPL and IL-18BP mRNA in the Psoriatic Lesions

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    黄长征; 王支琼; 李家文

    2003-01-01

    To investigate the role of IL-18 andIL-18 binding protein (IL-18BP) in the pathogenesis of psoriasis, PT-PCR was used to semi-quantitatively analyze the mRNA expression of IL-18, AcPL (accessory protein-like) and IL-18BP in 12 psoriatic lesions and in 6 normal skin tissues. The results showed that IL-18 and AcPL mRNA were present in all specimens from 6 normal skin and 12 pieces of psoriatic skin, and IL-18 and AcPL showed relatively stronger intensity in the psoriatic skin compared with those seen in normal skin (P<0. 01). Amplified bands indicating the expression of IL18BP mRNA were weakly positive in all samples of normal skin. In contrast, the PCR products for IL-18BP were distinctly visible in all specimens of psoriatic lesions (P< 0. 01). These findings demonstrate that IL-18 is constitutively synthesized by human keratinocytes and involved in the development of the Th1 response in psoriatic lesions, and its bioactivity appears to be closely regulated by cutaneous inflammation.

  8. ULTRATHIN FROZEN SECTIONS

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    Bernhard, W.; Leduc, Elizabeth H.

    1967-01-01

    A relatively simple method for obtaining ultrathin, frozen sections for electron microscopy has been developed. Tissues, cultured cells, and bacteria may be employed. They are fixed in 1.25–4% glutaraldehyde for 1–4 hr, are washed overnight in buffer at 3°C, and are embedded in 20% thiolated gelatin or pure gelatin. Before sectioning they are partially dehydrated in 50% glycerol, frozen in liquid nitrogen on a modified tissue holder, and subsequently maintained at -70°C with dry ice. Finally, they are sectioned very rapidly with glass knives on a slightly modified Porter-Blum MT-1 microtome in a commercial deep-freeze maintained at -35°C and are floated in the trough of the knife on a 40% solution of dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO). The sections are picked up in plastic loops and transferred to distilled water at room temperature for thawing and removal of the DMSO, placed on grids coated with Formvar and carbon, air-dried, and stained with phosphotungstic acid, sodium silicotungstate, or a triple stain of osmium tetroxide, uranyl acetate, and lead. Large flat sections are obtained in which ultrastructural preservation is good. They are particularly useful for cytochemical studies. PMID:4167504

  9. Plataforma productiva como fuerza del desarrollo endógeno del sector de manufacturas plásticas

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    Maryana Sandrea

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available La plataforma productiva de una localidad constituye un soporte a la actividad empresarial, en términos de infraestructura física y servicios conexos, que dependiendo de sus condiciones estimula o frena el desarrollo endógeno. En este contexto, el objetivo general de la investigación consiste en analizar las condiciones de la plataforma productiva como fomento al desarrollo endógeno, en el sector de manufacturas plásticas, utilizando básicamente los aportes de Vázquez (2005 y 2007. El estudio realizado es descriptivo y de campo, con un diseño transversal, no experimental, incluyendo una entrevista a 30 empresas, guiada con un formato estructurado. Entre los resultados destacan: el 56,7% de los entrevistados presentan una posición desfavorable, en cuanto a las condiciones de la plataforma de apoyo al proceso productivo como estímulo al desarrollo del sector en la región, un 63,4% de los consultados afirman que la infraestructura física para el traslado de mercancías no favorecen la actividad del sector. La mayoría (76,7% de los entrevistados consideró que el funcionamiento de los servicios administrativos del gobierno, constituye un soporte valioso a las actividades empresariales, especialmente en cuanto a la posibilidad de realizar trámites vía Internet. Para la mayoría de las empresas consideradas (60%, el desarrollo urbano del territorio se presenta como una fuerza relativamente débil en el entorno productivo. Se concluye, que la relativa debilidad de ésta fuerza en la región, obedece a las deficiencias en las condiciones de la infraestructura económica, en particular al mantenimiento de la red de carreteras secundarias, así como en la prestación del servicio eléctrico, mientras que la infraestructura institucional resultó fortalecida, por tanto, para elevar el grado de desarrollo será necesario realizar intervenciones a fin de mejorar las condiciones de la infraestructura económica.

  10. Tensión-Deformación durante la deformación Plástica Superficial con rodillo.

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    Full Text Available Se establece el procedimiento para el endurecimiento del acero 45 a través de la Deformación Plástica por rodadura con el empleo de un torno marca 16 D 20 y un rodillo como elemento deformante. En el trabajo se muestra la forma de sujeción de la pieza entre plato y punto, método empleado para evitar la flexión de la pieza durante el proceso de elaboración, se muestran las variables del diseño de experimento numero de revolución, avance y fuerza, las cuales permiten realizar el procesamiento estadísticos de los datos, lo que luego son graficado para obtener el comportamiento de las curvas de fuerza contra dureza y avance contra dureza y demostrar el incremento de la dureza superficial en la medida que se incrementa el valor de las variables. Se describen los pasos para la preparación metalografica de la probeta desde el corte de la misma con el empleo de cuchilla del tipo SANVIDK, hasta el pulido para la observación metalografica, donde se determina el comportamiento de la red cristalina por el tensionamiento de los granos y el endurecimiento por acritud.The procedure settles down for the hardening of the steel 45 through the Plastic Deformation for rolling with the employment of a lathe 16 D 20 and a roller like element deformante. In the work the form of subjection of the piece is shown between plate and point, method used to avoid the flexion of the piece during the trial of elaboration, the variables of the experiment design are shown I number of revolution, advance and it forces, which allow to carry out the statistical prosecution of the data, that are graph to obtain the behavior of the curves of force against hardness and advance against hardness and to demonstrate the increment of the superficial hardness in the measure that the value of the variables is increased. The steps are described for the preparation metalographyc of the test tube from the cut of the same one with the employment of kitchen knife of the type SANVIDK

  11. Microestructura y comportamiento plástico de perovsquitas conductoras protónicas de alta temperatura

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    López-Robledo, M. J.

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available The creep behaviour of high temperature proton conducting perovskites SrCe0.9Y0.1O3-δ and Sr3Ca1.18Nb1.82O9-δ fabricated by laser fusion has been studied. Their microstructure has been studied both in the as-received and crept samples by means of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM and Electron BackScattering Diffraction (EBSD, to correlate plastic behaviour with the evolution of the microstructure. The materials show a cellular structure consisting of elongated grains embedded in an amorphous phase and a strong bi-axial crystallographic texture. Deformation tests at constant stress (creep tests have been performed both in Ar atmosphere and in air. Rigid grain rotation has been observed in the crept samples by EBSD. The amorphous phase flows outside the sample during creep. Plastic behaviour of these materials is independent of the environmental atmosphere and is consistent with a mechanism of viscous flow of the amorphous phase controlled by diffusion.

    Se ha estudiado el comportamiento en fluencia de perovsquitas conductoras protónicas de alta temperatura fabricadas por fusión láser, en particular los sistemas SrCe0.9Y0.1O3-δ y Sr3Ca1.18Nb1.82O9-δ. Se ha estudiado la microestructura antes y después de los ensayos mecánicos mediante Microscopía Electrónica de Barrido (MEB y Difracción de Electrones Retrodispersados (Electron BackScattering Diffraction, EBSD, con el objetivo de correlacionar el comportamiento plástico de estos materiales con su evolución microestructural. Los materiales analizados tienen una estructura celular de granos alargados, separados por una fase amorfa, y presentan una fuerte textura cristalográfica bi-axial. Se han realizado ensayos de deformación a carga constante (fluencia a diversas tensiones y temperaturas, en atmósfera inerte de Ar y en aire. Tras los ensayos, la fase intercelular fluye hacia el exterior de la muestra y se ha comprobado mediante EBSD que los granos rotan de forma rígida. El

  12. Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci in papaya seedlings Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci em plântulas de mamoeiro

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    Luís Otávio S. Beriam

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available The natural occurrence of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci causing leaf spot symptoms in papaya seedlings is reported. The pathogen was identified through biochemical, physiological, serological, and molecular assays and artificial inoculations in papaya plants. It was also shown that the strains were pathogenic to bean and tobacco plants. The restriction patterns obtained with Afa I, Alu I, Dde I, Hae III, Hpa II, Hinf I, Sau 3A I and Taq I of the PCR-RFLP of 16S-23S DNAr were identical to the P. s. pv. tabaci patterns. Primers corresponding to hrpL gene of P. syringae were also tested and the results grouped the papaya strains with P s. pv. tabaci. Bacterial strains were deposited at Coleção de Culturas IBSBF, Instituto Biológico, Campinas, Brazil, under access numbers 1687 and 1822.É relatada a ocorrência natural de Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci causando sintomas de lesões foliares em plântulas de mamoeiro. O patógeno foi identificado por meio de testes bioquímicos, fisiológicos, serológicos e moleculares, além de ensaios de patogenicidade em plantas de mamoeiro, feijoeiro e fumo. Os padrões de restrição obtidos com as enzimas Afa I, Alu I, Dde I, Hae III, Hpa II, Hinf I, Sal 3A I e Taq I, utilizando-se a técnica de PCR-RLFP da região espaçadora 16S-23S do DNA ribossômico, foram idênticos àqueles apresentados para P. s. pv. tabaci. Primers correspondentes ao gene hrpL de P. syringae foram também testados e os resultados obtidos permitiram agrupar as linhagens isoladas de mamão com P. s. pv. tabaci. Linhagens bacterianas estão depositadas na coleção de culturas IBSBF, Instituto Biológico, Campinas, sob n. 1687 e 1822.

  13. Using the angiogenic factors sFlt-1 and PlGF with Doppler ultrasound of the uterine artery for confirming preeclampsia.

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    Bahlmann, Franz; Al Naimi, Ammar

    2016-11-01

    The aim of this study is to assess the value of the angiogenic factors for diagnosing preeclampsia and predicting the severity of manifestation. A secondary aim is assessing the combination of the uterine artery Doppler with the angiogenic factors for improving the diagnostic power. This is a prospective single center study in a tertiary referral hospital. This study includes 728 individual patients. Inclusion criteria were singleton pregnancies, a referral to the hospital with suspicion of preeclampsia and any one or combination of the following symptoms: headache, upper abdominal pain, edema, and hypertension. Patients with complications that would affect the course of the pregnancy, such as placenta praevia, premature preterm rupture of membranes, breech presentation, and fetal chromosomal or structural anomalies, were excluded from the study. Blood samples collection and uterine artery Doppler ultrasound were performed at time of recruitment. The differences in sFlt-1, PlGF, and their quotient among normal collective and patients with preeclampsia were analyzed. Doppler ultrasound was performed by one of four highly qualified sonographers. Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney U test, Spearman's rank correlation, receiver operating characteristic curves, Chi-square test, and logistic regression were used in the analysis. A total of 1003 individual samples for the angiogenic factors were included in the analysis. 584 out of the recruited 728 patients had follow-up data with delivery information at the study hospital. Patients with preeclampsia show a significant increase in sFlt-1, which directly correlate with the increased severity of manifestation (Spearman's ρ 0.49). The sFlt-1 cut-off value of 5424 pg/ml confirms preeclampsia with 83.7 % sensitivity, 68.1 % specificity, and 24 % misclassification rate. Preeclampsia patients also show a significant decrease in PlGF, which negatively correlates with the increased severity of manifestation (Spearman's ρ -0.39). A Pl

  14. Accelerated aging and seedling field emergence in soybean Envelhecimento acelerado e emergência de plântulas de soja em campo

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    Reynaldo Melo Torres

    2004-10-01

    Full Text Available Information regarding the relationship between laboratory seed vigor testing and seedling field emergence is very important to estimate seed performance after sowing and help producers adopt the best procedures to improve stand establishment. The objective of the present study was to relate accelerated aging (AA test results to soybean [Glycine max (L. Merrill] seedling field emergence results based on data obtained over three agricultural years. The following evaluations were made: seed water content, standard germination, accelerated aging, electrical conductivity, and seedling field emergence. There was a close association between planting environmental conditions, seed physiological quality and seedling field emergence. The most accurate predictions were obtained for AA values > 90%, when field emergence was higher than 80% (r² = 0.90. Based on the results it was concluded that the AA test provided an accurate estimate of field emergence of soybean seedlings. However, as seedbed environmental conditions became less favorable, the ability of the AA test to estimate field performance significantly decreased.Informações sobre a relação entre resultados de testes de vigor conduzidos em laboratório e da emergência de plântulas em campo são fundamentais para a tomada de decisões pelos produtores de sementes. O presente trabalho teve por objetivo verificar a associação entre os resultados do teste de envelhecimento acelerado e a emergência de plântulas de soja [Glycine max (L. Merrill] em campo, em diferentes safras agrícolas e épocas de semeadura. Assim, foram efetuadas as seguintes avaliações: determinação do grau de umidade das sementes; testes de germinação, de envelhecimento acelerado e de condutividade elétrica, bem como emergência de plântulas em campo. A estimativa mais precisa do desempenho das plântulas em campo foi verificada numa faixa de valores de envelhecimento acelerado > 90%, estimando emergência em campo

  15. 'Criteria' aPL tests: report of a task force and preconference workshop at the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Galveston, Texas, April 2010.

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    Pierangeli, S S; de Groot, P G; Dlott, J; Favaloro, E; Harris, E N; Lakos, G; Ortel, T; Meroni, P L; Otomo, K; Pengo, V; Tincani, A; Wong, R; Roubey, R

    2011-02-01

    Current classification criteria for definite antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) mandate the use of one or more of three positive 'standardized' laboratory assays to detect antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) (viz: anticardiolipin [aCL] IgG and IgM; anti-β(2)glycoprotein I [anti-β(2)GPI] antibodies IgG and IgM; and/or a lupus anticoagulant [LAC]), when at least one of the two major clinical manifestations (thrombosis or pregnancy losses) are present. Although, efforts of standardization for these 'criteria' aPL tests have been conducted over the last 27 years, reports of inconsistencies, inter-assay and inter-laboratory variation in the results of aCL, LAC, and anti-β(2)GPI, and problems with the interpretation and the clinical value of the tests still exist, which affect the consistency of the diagnosis of APS. A Task Force of scientists and pioneers in the field from different countries, subdivided in three working groups, discussed and analyzed critical questions related to 'criteria' aPL tests in an evidence-based manner, during the 13(th) International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies (APLA 2010, April 13-16, 2010, Galveston, TX). These included: review of the standardization and the need for international consensus protocol for aCL and anti-β(2)GPI tests; the use of monoclonal and/or polyclonal standards in the calibration curve of those tests; and the need for establishment of international units of measurement for anti-β(2)GPI tests. The group also reviewed the recently updated guidelines for LAC testing, and analyzed and discussed the possibility of stratification of 'criteria' aPL tests as risk factors for APS, as well as the clinical value of single positive vs. multiple aPL positivity. The group members presented, discussed, analyzed data, updated and re-defined those critical questions at a preconference workshop that was open to congress attendees. This report summarizes the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of this Task Force.

  16. PRES 2012 special section

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    Klemeš, Jiří Jaromír; Varbanov, Petar Sabev; Wang, Qiuwang;

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    This Special Section provides introduction to the 15th Conference Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2012). In this editorial introduction, the editors are highlighting the individual articles included in this issue and discussing the m...... the main points. The main areas of this issue can be summarised as: Process Integration for Energy Saving, Integrating Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Optimisation issues.......This Special Section provides introduction to the 15th Conference Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2012). In this editorial introduction, the editors are highlighting the individual articles included in this issue and discussing...

  17. Comportamento vegetativo e produtivo de videiras 'Cabernet sauvignon' cultivadas sob cobertura plástica Vegetative growth and yield of 'Cabernet sauvignon' grapevine under overhead plastic covering

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    Clenilso Sehnen Mota

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available O uso de cobertura plástica no cultivo de videira encontra-se em expansão no Rio Grande do Sul, por ser uma alternativa que visa a proteger as plantas da precipitação pluvial e do granizo. O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar os impactos de uma cobertura plástica translúcida e impermeável sobre a fenologia, o crescimento (de ramos, folhas, cachos e bagas e a produtividade em videiras 'Cabernet Sauvignon' (Vitis vinifera L., com cinco anos de idade, conduzidas em sistema 'Y', sobre porta-enxerto Paulsen 1103. O experimento, conduzido no município de Caxias do Sul-RS, seguiu o delineamento em blocos ao acaso, tendo os tratamentos sem e com cobertura plástica, com quatro repetições de 15 plantas (unidade experimental. As alterações microclimáticas impostas pela cobertura plástica não foram expressivas para alterar a fenologia da videira. As plantas cultivadas sob cobertura plástica apresentaram maiores valores de comprimento e massa fresca de ramos e de área, e massa seca foliar em comparação às plantas descobertas. O peso e o diâmetro de bagas foram superiores nas videiras cobertas apenas no início do ciclo e não diferiram próximo da colheita. As demais variáveis analisadas não foram afetadas pela cobertura plástica. A cobertura plástica interferiu no crescimento vegetativo das plantas, mas não afetou a produção.There is an increasing adoption of overhead plastic covering for grapevines in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil, to protect the plants from rain and hail storms. This study was carried out to evaluate the impacts of overhead plastic covering with a translucent and water-proof plastic film on phenological, growth (of branch, leaves, clusters, and berries, and yield attributes of five years old 'Cabernet Sauvignon' grapevines (Vitis vinifera L. on Paulsen 1103 rootstock raised as 'Y' management system. The experiment was carried out in Caxias do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, and followed a

  18. Herencia del vigor de plántula y su relación con caracteres de planta adulta en líneas endogámicas de maíz tropical

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    Francisco Cervantes Ortiz; Gabino García de los Santos; Aquiles Carballo Carballo; David Bergvinson; J. Luis Crossa; Mariano Mendoza Elos; Ernesto Moreno Martínez

    2007-01-01

    En los programas de fitomejoramiento es importante el vigor de la semilla y de la plántula para asegurar la germinación, emergencia, y desarrollo inicial de la planta. El objetivo de este estudio fue determinar el tipo de herencia de caracteres relacionados con el vigor de la plántula de maíz y de la planta adulta, así como correlacionar el vigor inicial de plántula con los caracteres de la planta adulta. Con este fin se usaron los efectos de aptitud combinatoria general (ACG), aptitud combin...

  19. 顾及通名语义的汉语地名相似度匹配算法%Matching Algorithm for Chinese Pl ace Names by Simil arity in Consideration of Semantics of General Names for Pl aces

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    程钢; 卢小平

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    Matching of place names is one of the key issues in geographic information retrieval , integration and updating for multi-source geospatial data .According to the morphology characteristics for Chinese place names and relations between general names for places and its types ;ontology knowledge base for general names for places has been established ,based on which semantic of place names is used as an important indicator for matching of place names by their similarity . Aiming at overcoming the shorts of queries by literals or geospatial data for place names ,a new matching algorithm and query strategy is proposed for Chinese place names taking both similarities of special names and general names for places into consideration .The method simulates human cognitive habits ,in which the weights of similarity for special names and general names for places are set dynamically according to the degree of semantic similarity by a monotonic function relationship .The final composite similarity index for place names is weighted average for similarities of speci al names and general names for pl aces .Based on the model above ,the strategy and flow have been put forward ,which enhances the theoretical basis and completeness of matching algorithm for Chinese place names by using semantic knowledge from general names for places ,and it thereby improves the accuracy of the matching algorithm .The experimental results show that the matching model is consistent with human cognitive habits ,and further demonstrate the rationality and effective-ness of thi s method .%地名匹配是地理信息检索、多源地理空间数据集成及更新中的关键技术问题。本文根据规范汉语地名构词特点,依据地名通名与地名类型的关系,建立规范地名通名语义知识库,并将由其提供的地名语义作为地名相似度匹配的重要指标。针对基于字面和空间数据的地名匹配方法存在的不足,面向规范地名提出一种综合了

  20. The Golden Section.

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    Runion, Garth E.

    The Golden Section, also known as the "Golden Mean" and the "Divine Proportion," is a ratio found in art and nature that has mathematical properties. This book explores these geometric and algebraic properties in a variety of activities. Construction problems, designs using the pentagon and pentagram, and opportunities to work…

  1. Operationsteknikker ved section

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    Aabakke, Anna J M; Secher, Niels Jørgen; Krebs, Lone

    2014-01-01

    Caesarean section (CS) is a common surgical procedure, and in Denmark 21% of deliveries is by CS. There is an increasing amount of scientific evidence to support the different surgical techniques used at CS. This article reviews the literature regarding CS techniques. There is still a lack of evi...

  2. Musculoskeletal disorders among workers in plastic manufacturing plants Distúrbios músculo-esqueléticos em trabalhadores da indústria de plásticos

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    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies have indicated an association between musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs and physical work demands. Psychosocial work demands have also been identified as possible risk factors, but findings have been inconsistent. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate factors associated with upper back, neck and upper limb MSD among workers from 14 plastic manufacturing companies located in the city of Salvador, Brazil. METHODS: A cross-sectional study design was used to survey a stratified proportional random sample of 577 workers. Data were collected by questionnaire interviews. Factor analysis was carried out on 11 physical demands variables. Psychosocial work demands were measured by demand, control and social support questions. The role of socio-demographic factors, lifestyle and household tasks was also examined. Multiple logistic regression was used to identify factors related to upper back, neck and upper limb MSDs. RESULTS: Results from multiple logistic regression showed that distal upper limb MSDs were related to manual handling, work repetitiveness, psychosocial demands, job dissatisfaction, and gender. Neck, shoulder or upper back MSDs were related to manual handling, work repetitiveness, psychosocial demands, job dissatisfaction, and physical unfitness. CONCLUSIONS: Reducing the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders requires: improving the work environment, reducing biomechanical risk factors, and replanning work organization. Programs must also be aware of gender specificities related to MSDs.INTRODUÇÃO: Estudos epidemiológicos têm indicado uma associação entre distúrbios músculo-esqueléticos (DME e demandas físicas no trabalho. Demandas psicossociais no trabalho também têm sido identificadas como possíveis fatores de risco, mas os achados são inconsistentes. OBJETIVOS: Avaliar fatores associados aos DME em região alta do dorso, pescoço e extremidades superiores entre trabalhadores de 14 fábricas de pl

  3. Sectional dentures revisited.

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    Karir, Naveen; Hindocha, Vishali; Walmsley, A Damien

    2012-04-01

    Sectional dentures are constructed in separate parts which join together intra-orally to create a single prosthesis. They are used to exploit undercuts around teeth, hard and soft tissues which require more than one path of insertion, and are usually of split pin or locking bolts design. By using two case studies, we aim to illustrate the provision of sectional dentures and to which situations their uses are best suited. A 30-year-old male was referred to the Department of Prosthetics at the Birmingham Dental Hospital for a replacement upper partial cobalt chrome denture of a Kennedy Class IV bounded saddle. The patient had a history of failed upper cobalt chrome removable partial dentures owing to loss of retention and poor stability over the previous 12 months. A 40-year-old female patient was referred by her GDP for restoration of a bounded saddle in the lower right quadrant with a history of intolerance to previous dentures. These two cases demonstrate the successful use of sectional dentures in the aesthetic zone. Although more technically demanding, they lie well within the scope of general practice and offer patients alternative solutions from dental implants and bridgework. These cases highlight the importance of the use of alternative prosthetic techniques which can be simple and achievable for all practitioners. Sectional dentures are a treatment modality for the edentulous space where the presence of one or more undercuts prevents restoration by more conventional techniques. This paper highlights some of the situations in which sectional dentures can be employed and emphasizes their use in general practice.

  4. Morfoanatomia da plântula de Celtis iguanaea (Jacq. Sarg. (Ulmaceae - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v28i1.1051 Morphology and anatomy of Celtis iguanaea (Jacq. Sarg. (Ulmaceae seedling - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v28i1.1051

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    Rosemari Pilati

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available Celtis iguanaea é uma espécie pioneira, típica de mata ciliar. O presente estudo visa a investigação da morfoanatomia da plântula dessa espécie, pertencente à Ulmaceae. As sementes, coletadas na planície de inundação do alto rio Paraná, foram germinadas em câmara de germinação com temperatura constante de 30ºC e mantidas sob luz fluorescente contínua. O desenvolvimento das plântulas ocorreu em casa de vegetação. A análise anatômica foi feita em plântulas fixadas em FAA 50. Esse material foi secionado transversalmente e as seções obtidas foram coradas em safranina e azul de astra. Verificou-se que a plântula é fanerocotiledonar, epigéia, e apresenta raiz ramificada, hipocótilo desenvolvido, cotilédones obovados e persistentes, epicótilo verde e piloso e eofilo oblongo ou lanceolado. A raiz é tetrarca ou diarca. O hipocótilo possui crescimento secundário com periderme de origem profunda. O epicótilo também apresenta crescimento secundário com periderme de origem subepidérmica. Os cotilédones e o eofilo são folhas dorsiventrais com cistólitosCeltis iguanaea it is a typical arboreal species of ciliar forest, belonging to the family Ulmaceae. This work intends to investigate the morphology and anatomy of seedling species. The seeds used were collected from several trees, in fragments of the Semideciduous Seasonal Alluvial and Submontane Forest located on Upper Paraná River floodplain. The seeds were germinated at constant temperatures (30ºC, using germination chambers and kept under continuous fluorescent light. Seedling development occurred in a greenhouse. Anatomical analysis was made in seedlings fixed in FAA 50. The botanical material was sectioned by microtome and stained with safranin and astra blue. The seedling is phanerocotylar and epigeal, presents ramified root, developed hypocotyl, obovate and persistent cotyledons, green and hairy epicotyl and the first leaf in a shape oblong or lanceolate. Root

  5. Determination of absorption cross-section of Si nanocrystals by two independent methods based on either absorption or luminescence

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    Valenta, J., E-mail: jan.valenta@mff.cuni.cz; Greben, M. [Department of Chemical Physics and Optics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Ke Karlovu 3, 121 16 Prague 2 (Czech Republic); Remeš, Z. [Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Cukrovarnická 10, Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Gutsch, S.; Hiller, D.; Zacharias, M. [Faculty of Engineering, IMTEK, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Georges-Köhler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg (Germany)

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    Absorption cross-section (ACS) of silicon nanocrystals (SiNCs) is determined via two completely independent approaches: (i) Excitation-intensity-dependent photoluminescence (PL) kinetics under modulated (long square pulses) pumping and (ii) absorbance measured by the photothermal deflection spectroscopy combined with morphology information obtained by the high-resolution transmission electron microscopy. This unique comparison reveals consistent ACS values around 10{sup −15} cm{sup 2} for violet excitation of SiNCs of about 3–5 nm in diameter and this value is comparable to most of direct band-gap semiconductor nanocrystals; however, it decreases steeply towards longer wavelengths. Moreover, we analyze the PL-modulation technique in detail and propose an improved experimental procedure which enables simpler implementation of this method to determine ACS of various (nano)materials in both solid and liquid states.

  6. PENGARUH SELF REGULATED LEARNING LINGKUNGAN KELUARGA, DAN DISIPLIN BELAJAR TERHADAP HASIL BELAJAR MATA PELAJARAN PENGANTAR AKUNTANSI KELAS X AKUNTANSI SMK PL TARCISIUS SEMARANG TAHUN AJARAN 2014/2015

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    Hendra Anto Permana

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Hasil belajar pengantar akuntansi dipengaruhi oleh berbagai faktor baik faktor internal maupun faktor eksternal. Permasalahan yang dikaji dalam penelitian ini adalah pengaruh self regulated learning, lingkungan keluarga, dan disiplin belajar terhadap hasil belajar siswa pada mata pelajaran pengantar akuntansi kelas X Akuntansi SMK PL Tarcisius Semarang secara simultan maupun parsial. Tujuan dalam penelitian ini adalah untuk mendeskripsikan pengaruh self regulated learning, lingkungan keluarga, dan disiplin belajar terhadap hasil belajar siswa pada mata pelajaran pengantar akuntansi kelas X akuntansi SMK PL tarcisius semarang secara simultan maupun parsial. Populasi penelitian ini adalah siswa kelas X Akuntansi SMK PL Tarcisius Semarang sebanyak 148 siswa, dan sampel sebanyak 108 siswa yang dilihat dari rumus Slovin dan teknik pengambilan sampel dengan proportional random sampling. Variabel dalam penelitian ini meliputi variabel terikat yaitu hasil belajar pengantar akuntansi (Y, variabel bebas yaitu lingkungan sekolah (X1, lingkungan keluarga (X2 dan disipin belajar (X3. Pengumpulan data dengan metode dokumentasi dan angket. Pengolahan data dengan analisis deskriptif dan analisis statistik inferensial. Secara simultan ada pengaruh positif dan signifikan self regulated learning, lingkungan keluarga, dan disiplin belajar terhadap hasil belajar siswa pada mata pelajaran pengantar akuntansi. Secara partial ada pengaruh positif dan signifikan self regulated learning terhadap hasil belajar pengantar akuntansi, ada pengaruh positif dan signifikan lingkungan keluarga terhadap hasil belajar pengantar akuntansi, ada pengaruh positif dan signifikan disiplin belajar terhadap hasil belajar pengantar akuntansi. Introduction of learning outcomes accounting is influenced by various factors both internal factors and external factors. Issues examined in this study was the influence of self-regulated learning, family environment, and the discipline of learning to

  7. Acclimatization and leaf anatomy of micropropagated fig plantlets Aclimatização e anatomia foliar de plântulas de figo micropropagadas

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    Chrystiane Fráguas Chirinéa

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    Full Text Available The survival of micropropagated plants during and after acclimatization is a limiting process to plant establishment. There is little information on how the anatomy of vegetative organs of Ficus carica can be affected by culture conditions and acclimatization. The present research aimed to study the effects of time on culture medium and substrates during the acclimatization of fig tree plantlets produced in vitro, characterizing some leaf anatomy aspects of plantlets cultured in vitro and of fig trees produced in field. Plantlets previously multiplied in vitro were separated and transferred into Wood Plant Medium (WPM where they were kept for 0, 15, 30, 45 and 60 days. Different substrates were tested and studies on leaf anatomy were performed in order to compare among plantlets grown in vitro, plantlets under 20, 40 and 60 days of acclimatization, and field grown plants. Keeping plantlets for 30 days in WPM allowed better development in Plantmax during acclimatization. Field grown plants presented higher number of stomata, greater epicuticular wax thickness and greater leaf tissue production compared to in vitro ones. The leaf tissues of in vitro plantlets show little differentiation and have great stomata number compared with acclimatized plants, which reduce the number of stomata during the acclimatization process.A sobrevivência de plantas micropropagadas durante e após a aclimatização é um processo limitante para o estabelecimento de plantas. Poucas informações são encontradas de como a anatomia de órgãos vegetativos de Ficus carica pode ser afetada pelas condições de cultivo e aclimatização. O presente trabalho teve por objetivo estudar os efeitos do tempo em meio de cultura e substratos durante a aclimatização de plântulas de figueira produzidas in vitro e cultivadas no campo. Plântulas multiplicadas in vitro foram separadas e transferidas para meio WPM, onde foram mantidas por 0; 15; 30; 45 e 60 dias. Diferentes

  8. Influência do cálcio sobre o crescimento e solutos em plântulas de sorgo estressadas com cloreto de sódio

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    Lacerda C. F.

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    Full Text Available O aumento da concentração de Ca no ambiente radicular tem sido indicado para reduzir os efeitos deletérios da salinidade sobre o crescimento das plantas. Neste trabalho, plântulas de dois genótipos de sorgo forrageiro [Sorghum bicolor (L. Moench], um tolerante (CSF 20 e outro sensível (CSF 18 à salinidade, foram expostas a duas concentrações de Na+ (0 e 75 mmol L-1 e duas de Ca²+ (0,65 e 2,6 mmol L-1, em solução nutritiva, em arranjo fatorial 2 x 2 x 2. Após sete dias de tratamento, foram determinados a produção de matéria seca e os teores de Cl-, Na+, K+, Ca²+ e de prolina em folhas e raízes. O estresse salino reduziu a produção de matéria seca nas duas partes das plântulas dos dois genótipos, principalmente do sensível, enquanto o aumento na concentração de Ca²+ no meio de cultivo amenizou parcialmente este efeito, principalmente na parte aérea do genótipo tolerante. O estresse salino também acarretou aumento nos teores de Na+ e de Cl- e redução nos teores de K+ nas duas partes das plântulas dos dois genótipos, especialmente do sensível. Adicionalmente, observou-se redução nos teores de Ca²+, bem como aumento nos teores de prolina, mas apenas nas folhas. O aumento na concentração de Ca²+ amenizou estes efeitos, reduzindo os teores de Na+ e Cl- e aumentando os teores de K+, principalmente nas folhas do genótipo tolerante. Este genótipo apresentou uma relação Na+/K+ bem inferior à observada no genótipo sensível, diferença esta que se acentuou ainda mais com o aumento da concentração de Ca²+ na solução nutritiva. O aumento na concentração de Ca²+ no meio nutritivo resultou em aumento nos teores de Ca²+ em folhas e raízes dos dois genótipos, porém as plântulas estressadas não foram capazes de manter as mesmas concentrações desse íon observadas nas plântulas-controle. O Ca²+ não teve qualquer efeito significativo sobre o acúmulo de prolina nas plântulas, submetidas ou não a

  9. Języki słowiańskie i litewski w korpusach równoległych Clarin-PL

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    Violetta Koseska-Toszewa

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Slavic languages and the Lithuanian language in the Clarin-PL parallel corpora The Clarin Eric and Clarin-PL strategic scientific purpose is to support humanistic research in a multicultural and multilingual Europe. Polish researchers put the emphasis on building a bridge between the Polish language and Polish linguistic technologies and other European languages and their linguistic technologies. So far, the Polish scientific community has mainly focused on Polish-English connections. Clarin-PL has been developing the first and only multilingual corpora of the Polish language in conjunction with other Slavic languages and the Lithuanian language: the Polish-Bulgarian-Russian Parallel Corpus and the Polish- Lithuanian Parallel Corpus. The parallel corpora created by the ISS PAS Corpus Linguistics and Semantics Team break through the existing “canons” and allow scientists access to interlinked multilingual language resources – in the first phase limited to the languages of the three Slavic groups and the Lithuanian language. In the article, the authors present very detailed information on their original system of the semantic annotation of scope quantification in multilingual parallel corpora, hitherto unused in the subject literature. Due to the system’s originality, the semantic annotation is carried out manually. Identification of particular values of scope quantification in a sentence and the hereby presented attempts of its recording are supported by long-term research conducted by an international team of linguists and computer scientists / mathematicians developing the issue of quantification of names, time and aspect in natural languages.   Języki słowiańskie i litewski w korpusach równoległych Clarin-PL Strategicznym celem naukowym Clarin ERIC i Clarin-PL jest wspieranie badań humanistycznych w wielokulturowej i wielojęzycznej Europie. Dla polskich badaczy ważna jest budowa pomostu między językiem polskim, polskimi

  10. Tiempo de almacenamiento del cormo y su efecto en el crecimiento y producción de plátano (Musa AAB Dominico Hartón

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    Manuel Aristizábal L

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluó el efecto del tiempo de almacenamiento del material de siembra sobre el crecimiento y producción del plátano (Musa AAB, utilizando cormos de plantas sanas libres de tejido necrosado.La mitad de ellos fueron sumergidos durante 60 min en una solución de 15 g de carbofurán y 20 g de manzate en 10 L de agua, después de lo cual tanto los cormos tratados como los no tratados fueron colocados sobre el suelo y cubiertos con hojas frescas de plátano. Cada semana, durante un período de 6 semanas, se tomó la cantidad necesaria de cormos para plantar a una distancia de 3m entre surcos y 2m entre plantas, en un diseño de parcelas divididas con cuatro repeticiones y 10 plantas por repetición. En floración se hicieron registros de altura de planta, diámetro del pseudotallo, número de hojas funcionales presentes y hojas jóvenes manchadas; en cosecha se registró el peso de los racimos y se calculó el peso promedio del dedo en cada uno de ellos. Se encontró que el almacenamiento del cormo reduce el crecimiento de la planta sin afectar la severidad de la Sigatoka del plátano, igualmente reduce de forma severa y significativa el peso del racimo y el tamaño de dedo; no obstante, el tratamiento preventivo del cormo tiene efecto positivo en el crecimiento y producción de la planta, aunque no reduce el daño causado por el envejecimiento del material de propagación.

  11. Cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of the DEAD-box family genes, Fc-vasa and Fc-PL10a, in Chinese shrimp ( Fenneropenaeus chinensis)

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    Zhou, Qianru; Shao, Mingyu; Qin, Zhenkui; Kyoung, Ho Kang; Zhang, Zhifeng

    2010-01-01

    RNA helicases of the DEAD-box and related families are involved in various cellular processes including DNA replication, DNA repair, and RNA processing. However, the function of DEAD-box proteins in aquaculture species is poorly understood at molecular level. We obtained the full-length cDNA sequences of two genes encoding helicase-related proteins, Fc-vasa and Fc-PL10a, from the testes of Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus chinensis. The two predicted amino acid sequences contain all the conserved motifs characterized by the DEAD-box family and several RGG repeats in the N-terminal regions. Homology and phylogenetic analyses indicate that they belong to the vasa and PL10 subfamilies. The three-dimensional structures of the two proteins were predicted with a homology modeling approach. Both core proteins consist of two tandem RecA-like domains similar to those of the DEAD-box RNA helicase. Using reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and real-time PCR we found that Fc-vasa was expressed specifically in the adult gonads. Transcription decreased in the ovary but increased in the testis during gonadal development. Fc-PL10a expression was widely distributed in the tissues we examined. Using in situ hybridization, we demonstrated that the Fc-vasa transcript is localized to the cytoplasm of the spermatogonia and oocytes. Thus, our results suggest that Fc-vasa plays an important role in germ-line development, and has utility as a germ cell lineage marker which will help to generate new insight into the origin and differentiation of germ cells as well as the regulation of reproduction in F. chinensis.

  12. Sobredotação e arte: Factores Influentes na Expressão Plástica de Alunos Sobredotados

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    Marcela Pinho

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available A problemática da educação dos sobredotados tem motivado as mais diversas reflexões e pesquisas conducentes a uma maior consciencialização das especificidades destes alunos e, por conseguinte, a uma actuação mais ajustada dos professores e demais agentes educativos. A sobredotação e a expressão plástica constituem o núcleo de estudo do trabalho que divulgamos neste artigo, onde se assumem os seguintes objectivos: (i identificar as características da criatividade e os sinais de motivação que se revelam na expressão plástica de crianças/jovens sobredotados; (ii apontar os principais factores influentes na produção plástica dos alunos sobredotados que, neste domínio, evidenciam criatividade e motivação. The issue of gifted education has motivated many different reflections and research leading to greater awareness of the specificities of these students and, therefore, a more adjusted performance of teachers and other educational agents. Giftedness and plastic expression are the core of work study disclosed that this article, where the following objectives are: (i to identify the characteristics of creativity and the motivation signs revealed in the plastic expression of gifted children/youngsters; (ii to recognize the main influencing factors in the plastic production of gifted students that, in this area, show creativity and motivation.

  13. Plántulas de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L. provenientes de semillas embebidas en diferentes soluciones de giberelinas (GA3

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    Balaguera-López Helber Enrique

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    La obtención de plántulas de tomate vigorosas y en menor tiempo para el trasplante se ha convertido en un factor clave a la hora de iniciar la producción. Con el fin de disminuir el efecto postrasplante e impulsar el desarrollo vegetativo de las plántulas, se sometieron semillas del híbrido larga vida Daniela a imbibición (6, 12, 18, 24, 30 y 36 horas en tres concentraciones de ácido giberélico (300, 600 y 900 mg L-1 y se sembraron en bandejas. Se utilizó un diseño completamente aleatorizado, 18 tratamientos más un testigo con cuatro repeticiones durante cuatro semanas, primera fase. Luego en segunda fase, se trasplantaron cuatro plantas al azar por tratamiento en bolsas de polietileno, y cuatro semanas después se evaluaron. El tratamiento de 36 horas de imbibición y 300 mg L-1 de GA3 mostró diferencias estadísticas en la primera fase para el área foliar, masa fresca de hojas, tallo y raíces y longitud de raíces, y en la segunda fase en la masa seca de hojas, tallo y raíz y en el área foliar. Semillas de tomate embebidas en 300 mg L-1 de GA3 generan plántulas con mayor vigor.

  14. New Insights into the Phage Genetic Switch: Effects of Bacteriophage Lambda Operator Mutations on DNA Looping and Regulation of PR, PL, and PRM.

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    Lewis, Dale E A; Gussin, Gary N; Adhya, Sankar

    2016-11-06

    One of the best understood systems in genetic regulatory biology is the so-called "genetic switch" that determines the choice the phage-encoded CI repressor binds cooperatively to tripartite operators, OL and OR, in a defined pattern, thus blocking the transcription at two lytic promoters, PL and PR, and auto-regulating the promoter, PRM, which directs CI synthesis by the prophage. Fine-tuning of the maintenance of lysogeny is facilitated by interactions between CI dimers bound to OR and OL through the formation of a loop by the intervening DNA segment. By using a purified in vitro transcription system, we have genetically dissected the roles of individual operator sites in the formation of the DNA loop and thus have gained several new and unexpected insights into the system. First, although both OR and OL are tripartite, the presence of only a single active CI binding site in one of the two operators is sufficient for DNA loop formation. Second, in PL, unlike in PR, the promoter distal operator site, OL3, is sufficient to directly repress PL. Third, DNA looping mediated by the formation of CI octamers arising through the interaction of pairs of dimers bound to adjacent operator sites in OR and OL does not require OR and OL to be aligned "in register", that is, CI bound to "out-of-register" sub-operators, for example, OL1~Ol2 and OR2~OR3, can also mediate loop formation. Finally, based on an examination of the mechanism of activation of PRM when only OR1 or OR2 are wild type, we hypothesize that RNA polymerase bound at PR interferes with DNA loop formation. Thus, the formation of DNA loops involves potential interactions between proteins bound at numerous cis-acting sites, which therefore very subtly contribute to the regulation of the "switch".

  15. Photomagnetism and photoluminescence (PL) of (Pb-Fe-e(-)) complex in lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate (PMN-PT) crystals containing beta-PbO nanoclusters.

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    Bairavarasu, Sundar R; Edwards, Matthew E; Sastry, Medury D; Kochary, Faris; Kommidi, Praveena; Reddy, B Rami; Lianos, Dimitrios; Aggarwal, Manmohan D

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    We present electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR)--evidence of photomagnetism under the conditions of in situ green laser illumination (photo-EPR) in lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate, Pb(Mg,Nb)O3-PbTiO3 (PMN-PT), containing nanoparticles/wires of orthorhombic beta-PbO as identified by Raman spectroscopy. Photo-EPR studies of the sample containing beta-PbO, brownish red in color, have shown intense line at g=2.00, and its yield increased when produced in the presence of 7.5 kG external magnetic field suggesting the formation of magnetic polaron. This was identified as due to interaction between Fe3+, photoinduced Pb3+ and unpaired electron trapped at oxygen vacancies. The photoinduced growth and decay of magnetic polaron has shown a non-exponential behavior. Photoluminescence (PL) studies were conducted with excitation at 308 nm (XeCl laser) and also at 454.5, 488 and 514.5 nm using Ar+ laser. The excitation with 308 nm gave broad PL centered at 500 and 710 nm the latter being quite prominent in beta-PbO containing crystals, along with cooperative luminescence at 350 nm involving two emitting centers. The excitation with Ar+ laser lines, close to the electronic absorption in samples containing beta-PbO gave richer and sharp PL emission in red region from the constituents of the magnetic polaron and also intense anti-Stokes emission on excitation with 514.5 nm radiation. This appears to be due to phototransfer optically stimulated luminescence (PT-OSL) involving electron-hole recombination at photoinduced magnetic polaron site.

  16. Pautas valorativas y creativas de la actividad plástica infantil en contextos académico y extraacadémico

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    Pilar DOMÍNGUEZ TOSCANO

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Este informe presenta los resultados de una investigación sobre los tópicos que describen las actividades plásticas realizadas por los niños dentro y fuera de la escuela. Se incide especialmente en la magnitud y dirección del efecto que, sobre los criterios del enjuiciamiento estético infantil, producen tanto los agentes motivadores familiares como el contexto escolar. Complementando esta exploración con un estudio de las pautas valorativas que presiden la evaluación que hacen los maestros del producto artístico escolar, indican las correlaciones la fuerte incidencia de las actividades plásticas escolares en los criterios estéticos del niño. En concreto, apuntan que la importancia concedida al desarrollo psicomotor enfatiza sobre el dominio gestual que proporciona el ejercicio gráfico, y pudiera influir en la pauta evolutiva de la expresión plástica infantil, argumentando una explicación cultural junto a la ya conocida causa genética.ABSTRACT: This report presents the results of a research about the topics which describe the plastic arts activities by children inside and outside the school. It especially emphasizes the magnitude and the direction that the family and the school environment have on children's aesthetic judgement. This exploration is completed with a study about the valuation patterns present in the evaluation of school plastic activities made by teachers, and it also shows the correlation and the great effect that school plastic arts activities have on children's aesthetic creteria. In particular, it indicates that the importance given to the psychomotor development emphasizes the gesture dominion provided by the graphic exercise, and it might have an influence in the evolutive pattern of children's plastic expression, raising a cultural explanation to the already known genetic reason.

  17. Feto-maternal correlation of PTX3, sFlt-1 and PlGF in physiological and pre-eclamptic pregnancies.

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    Algeri, Paola; Ornaghi, Sara; Bernasconi, Davide Paolo; Cappellini, Fabrizio; Signorini, Stefano; Brambilla, Paolo; Urban, Gabriele; Vergani, Patrizia

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    PTX3, sFlt-1 and PlGF levels in maternal blood are altered in some obstetric diseases, such as preeclampsia (PE). Nonetheless, only few data on their expression in the fetal compartment have been reported so far. An observational study was performed by prospectively collecting maternal and fetal serum samples in 51 singleton pregnancies divided into two groups: 22 PE women and 29 healthy controls. The relationships between maternal and fetal marker serum levels were evaluated by Spearman correlation. A feto-maternal correlation was neither identified for PTX3 in either PE or control groups (1.1 versus 3.8 ng/ml, p = 0.17 and 0.9 versus 1.3 ng/ml, p = 0.30, respectively), nor for sFlt-1 and PlGF in healthy pregnancies (158.2 versus 3326.0 pg/ml, p = 0.28 and 11.0 versus 230.9 pg/ml, p = 0.51). In contrast, PE patients showed a significant positive feto-maternal correlation for both sFlt-1 and PlGF (324.1 versus 10 825.0 pg/ml and 7.8 versus 31.6 pg/ml, respectively, p = 0.02 for both markers). According to our results, an independent fetal production of the analyzed soluble angiogenic markers can be hypothesized in pregnancies complicated by PE.

  18. Emergência e crescimento inicial de plântulas de albízia submetidas à irrigação com água salina

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    Mayky F. P. de Lima

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se, com este trabalho, avaliar o efeito de diferentes concentrações de sais na água de irrigação sob a emergência e o crescimento inicial de plântulas de albízia (Albizia lebbeck (L. Benth.. O experimento foi desenvolvido em casa de vegetação do departamento de Ciências Vegetais da Universidade Federal Rural do Semiárido, Mossoró, RN, usando-se o delineamento inteiramente casualizado, com seis tratamentos e quatro repetições, com 24 sementes em cada parcela. Os tratamentos foram constituídos das concentrações salinas 0,68 (água de abastecimento; 1,5; 3,0; 4,5; 6,0 e 7,5 dS m-1, obtidas através da adição de NaCl em água. As variáveis avaliadas foram: porcentagem de emergência de plântulas, índice de velocidade de emergência, comprimento da parte aérea, comprimento de raiz, número de folíolos, condutividade elétrica acumulada do substrato, índice de conteúdo de clorofila, massa seca da raiz, do caule, das folhas e total. O aumento da salinidade na água de irrigação interfere negativamente na emergência e no crescimento inicial de plântulas de albízia, sendo recomendado água com concentração salina até 1,5 dS m-1, caracterizando esta espécie como glicófita, sensível à salinidade.

  19. Determinantes da eficiência de escala no setor brasileiro de operadores logísticos Determinants of scale efficiency in the Brazilian 3PL industry

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    Peter Fernandes Wanke

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    Full Text Available O artigo foca o setor brasileiro de operadores logísticos (OLs que, frente a um cenário altamente competitivo, oferece a seus clientes uma gama de serviços e de tecnologias de informação em busca de níveis maiores de eficiência. Seu objetivo principal é determinar as variáveis que apresentam impacto significativo na eficiência de escala dos OLs, por meio de modelagem de DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis - análise envoltória de dados em dois estágios. Dados (2001-2008 da pesquisa anual feita pela Revista Tecnologística foram utilizados em um modelo de painel incompleto. Os inputs e outputs necessários para essa análise foram identificados, assim como as variáveis contextuais que podem impactar na eficiência de escala dos OLs. Os resultados corroboram evidências na literatura sobre o papel dos processos de coordenação no desempenho logístico.This paper focuses on the third-party logistics (3PL industry in Brazil which, facing a highly competitive scenario, offers its clients a broad range of services and information technologies in pursuit of higher levels of efficiency. Its main objective is to determine the variables that significantly impact on the 3PL scale efficiency by means of a two-stage Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA. Data (2001-2008 from the annual survey developed by Revista Tecnologística were used in an unbalanced panel data model. The inputs and outputs required for this analysis were identified as well as the contextual variables that may impact on the 3PL scale efficiency. The results corroborate the evidence in the literature on the role of coordination processes in the logistics performance.

  20. Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL – Methodology of the follow-up of the children at the age of 7

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    Kinga Polańska

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Effects of environmental exposures in utero and in the first years of life on early life health and development is a growing research area with major public health implications. The main aim of this work has been to provide an overview of the next step of the Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL covering exposure, health and neurodevelopment assessments of children at 7 years of age. Details regarding methodology of the follow-up of the children are crucial for cross-cohort collaboration and a full understanding of the future research questions. Phase III of the REPRO_PL cohort covers a follow-up of 900 children at the age of 7 years old. The questionnaire filled in by the mothers is composed of: socio-demographic, child exposure and home environment information, nutritional status and health data. In the case of 400 children, environmental (including collection of urine, saliva and buccal cells, health status and psychomotor assessments are performed. Health and development check consists of physical measurements, child health status assessment (including lung function tests, skin prick testing, an interview/examination by an allergist and psychomotor development tests (the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire and the Intelligence and Development Scales. The results of the study will become available within the next few years. Extension of the REPRO_PL cohort with examinations of children at the age of 7 years old may provide a better understanding of the relationship between environmental and lifestyle-related factors and children’s health and neurodevelopment; and may further strengthen scientific base for policies and interventions promoting healthy lifestyle. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2016;29(6:883-893

  1. Primärprävention des plötzlichen Herztodes mit implantierbaren Cardioverter-Defibrillatoren - Vernünftig oder MADIT?

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    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Mehrere in jüngerer Zeit publizierte Studien belegen die Überlegenheit des implantierbaren Cardioverter-Defibrillators gegenüber einer medikamentösen Therapie in der Primärprävention des plötzlichen Herztodes. Die Kollektive dieser Untersuchungen bestanden aus den bekannten Hochrisikopatienten im Postinfarktstadium mit höher- bis höchstgradig eingeschränkter Linksventrikelfunktion. MADIT II war die erste Studie, die auf eine aufwendige rhythmologische Risikostratifizierung verzichtete und dennoch in sämtlichen Subgruppen einen therapeutischen Benefit durch die Defibrillatortherapie nachwies. Die sich hierdurch ergebende Evidenz fand rasch Eingang in die Richtlinien der großen kardiologischen Gesellschaften. Ungelöst bleiben vorerst zwei große Probleme: 1. die Frage der Finanzierung einer Umsetzung dieser Richtlinien; 2. die weitere Strategie zur effektiven Primärprävention des plötzlichen Herztodes, da durch oben genannte Studien nur ein kleiner Prozentsatz der möglichen künftigen Opfer abgedeckt wird. Als Lösungsansatz bietet sich eine kostengünstige, auf die Erfordernisse der Primärprävention abgestimmte Defibrillator-Technologie an, die gemeinsam mit einer Vereinfachung der Implantationsprozedur die Kosteneffektivität zugunsten der Prophylaxe beeinflussen kann. Weiters müssen zusätzlich große Anstrengungen zur Identifizierung von zukünftigen Opfern des plötzlichen Herztodes vor ihrer ersten Arrhythmie-Episode unternommen werden.

  2. Fine mapping and candidate gene analysis of an anthocyanin-rich gene, BnaA.PL1, conferring purple leaves in Brassica napus L.

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    Li, Haibo; Zhu, Lixia; Yuan, Gaigai; Heng, Shuangping; Yi, Bin; Ma, Chaozhi; Shen, Jinxiong; Tu, Jinxing; Fu, Tingdong; Wen, Jing

    2016-08-01

    Because of the advantages of anthocyanins, the genetics and breeding of crops rich in anthocyanins has become a hot research topic. However, due to the lack of anthocyanin-related mutants, no regulatory genes have been mapped in Brassica napus. In this study, we first report the characterization of a B. napus line with purple leaves and the fine mapping and candidate screening of the BnaA.PL1 gene. The amount of anthocyanins in the purple leaf line was six times higher than that in a green leaf line. A genetic analysis indicated that the purple character was controlled by an incomplete dominant gene. Through map-based cloning, we localized the BnaA.PL1 gene to a 99-kb region at the end of B. napus chromosome A03. Transcriptional analysis of 11 genes located in the target region revealed that the expression level of only the BnAPR2 gene in seedling leaves decreased from purple to reddish green to green individuals, a finding that was consistent with the measured anthocyanin accumulation levels. Molecular cloning and sequence analysis of BnAPR2 showed that the purple individual-derived allele contained 17 variants. Markers co-segregating with BnaA.PL1 were developed from the sequence of BnAPR2 and were validated in the BC4P2 population. These results suggested that BnAPR2, which encodes adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate reductase, is likely to be a valuable candidate gene. This work may lay the foundation for the marker-assisted selection of B. napus vegetables that are rich in anthocyanins and for an improved understanding of the molecular mechanisms controlling anthocyanin accumulation in Brassica.

  3. Automatización del Bobinado Industrial de Fleje Plástico Mediante Motores Eléctricos Basados en Algoritmos de Control de Movimiento

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    Marco Freddy Abril Aguilar

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se describe el diseño e implementación de un Sistema Eléctrico y Electrónico para automatizar el proceso de bobinado de fleje plástico de polipropileno en la empresa CODIEMPAQUES del ECUADOR Cía. Ltda. , mediante el uso de motores eléctricos de inducción y motores a pasos que permitirán enrollar y posicionar el fleje plástico en un carrete para su posterior almacenamiento y distribución.El proceso de bobinado comprende dos etapas que trabajan simultamenamente para obtener un rollo de fleje plástico uniforme y compacto. La etapa de enrrollado realizada por el motor de inducción trifásico bajo el control del algoritmo de fuerza; la etapa de posicionamiento realizada por el motor a pasos a través de algoritmos de control de movimiento de posición, velocidad y cambio de giro.Los algoritmos son procesados por autómatas de gama alta y reciben señales provenientes de sensores inductivos y encoders incrementales; posteriormente las señales son transferidas mediante red de autómatas MODBUS para su procesamiento. La etapa de implementación se realizó bajo la norma ISO/IEC 24702 para la distribución, maniobra y conexión de los dispositivos optimizando el tiempo y recursos

  4. Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL) - Methodology of the follow-up of the children at the age of 7.

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    Polańska, Kinga; Hanke, Wojciech; Król, Anna; Potocka, Adrianna; Waszkowska, Małgorzata; Jacukowicz, Aleksandra; Gromadzińska, Jolanta; Wąsowicz, Wojciech; Jerzyńska, Joanna; Stelmach, Włodzimierz; Stelmach, Iwona

    2016-11-18

    Effects of environmental exposures in utero and in the first years of life on early life health and development is a growing research area with major public health implications. The main aim of this work has been to provide an overview of the next step of the Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL) covering exposure, health and neurodevelopment assessments of children at 7 years of age. Details regarding methodology of the follow-up of the children are crucial for cross-cohort collaboration and a full understanding of the future research questions. Phase III of the REPRO_PL cohort covers a follow-up of 900 children at the age of 7 years old. The questionnaire filled in by the mothers is composed of: socio-demographic, child exposure and home environment information, nutritional status and health data. In the case of 400 children, environmental (including collection of urine, saliva and buccal cells), health status and psychomotor assessments are performed. Health and development check consists of physical measurements, child health status assessment (including lung function tests, skin prick testing, an interview/examination by an allergist) and psychomotor development tests (the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire and the Intelligence and Development Scales). The results of the study will become available within the next few years. Extension of the REPRO_PL cohort with examinations of children at the age of 7 years old may provide a better understanding of the relationship between environmental and lifestyle-related factors and children's health and neurodevelopment; and may further strengthen scientific base for policies and interventions promoting healthy lifestyle. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2016;29(6):883-893.

  5. Effect of soil solarization on tomato inside plastic greenhouse Efeito da solarização do solo sobre o tomateiro em entufa plástica

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    Nereu Augusto Streck

    1995-01-01

    Full Text Available The effect of soil covering with transparent polyethylene sheets, known as soil solarization, on tomate crop insule a 10m x 25m plastic greenhouse was evaluated in the Subtropical Central Region of the Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. A 80-day solarization pre-planting treatment from December 17, 1992 to March 7, 1993 significantly enhanced marketable fruit weight of "Monte Carlo" tornato variety (91% increase. A large increase was observed in plant growth response resulted by solarization, even in the absence of known pathogens. Differences in chemical soil properties were not detected.Este experimento foi conduzido para avaliar o efeito da solarização do solo sobre a cultura do tomateiro, cultivar "Monte Carlo", no interior de uma estufa plástica de 10m x 25m, em Santa Maria, RS. A solarização foi realizada de 17 de dezembro de 1992 a 07 de março de 1993, utilizando polietileno transparente de 100µm de espessura. Quatro parcelas de 6m x 4m foram solarizadas e outras quatro parcelas de mesmo tamanho foram mantidas sem plástico, constituindo a testemunha. Não foi verificada modificação nas propriedades químicas do solo com a solarização. O crescimento inicial das plantas foi maior nas parcelas solarizadas e como consequência, atingiram a altura de poda uma semana antes do que nas parcelas não solanzadas. A produção comercial de frutos foi 91% superior nas parcelas solarizadas. Evidenciou-se, portanto, o efeito positivo do método da solarização do solo sobre o tomateiro em estufa plástica.

  6. Fluctuación poblacional del picudo negro (Cosmopolites sordidus Germar del plátano (Musa AAB en San Carlos, Costa Rica

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    Carlos Muñoz Ruiz

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluó el efecto de las lesiones provocadas por el picudo negro (Cosmopolites sordidus, Germar en una plantación de plátano “Curraré”, según dos sistemas de producción: el tradicional y el convencional, en la zona de San Carlos, Costa Rica. El proyecto se ordenó en un diseño experimental irrestricto al azar, con cuatro repeticiones. Se evaluaron las variables vegetativas (altura de la planta, diámetro del pseudotallo, durante el desarrollo de la plantación (primer año y las variables productivas (peso del racimo, calibre y longitud del dedo central de la segunda mano en el momento de cosechar los racimos. También se evalúo la eficiencia de dos métodos de muestreo y captura de adultos del picudo negro, la trampa tipo “disco” y con feromona Cosmolure ®, de Chem Tica S A. en potes de plástico enterradas en el suelo. No hubo diferencias significativas en el número de captura en ambos métodos de muestreo. Tampoco se pudo encontrar ninguna relación del clima con el número de individuos capturados en este experimento. El daño del insecto en el cultivo de plátano fue evaluado según la metodología o escala de Vilardebo (1971, y se obtuvieron resultados de lesiones inferiores al 5%, los que se consideraron no perjudiciales económicamente para la actividad platanera en la zona de influencia del estudio. Se utilizó también la escala de Bridge, la cual no fue funcional en este estudio.

  7. Diseño de un sistema de tamizado semicontinuo para el aislamiento de almidón de plátano macho (musa paradisiaca l.)

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    Ramírez Cortes, Roberto

    2016-01-01

    El plátano macho (Musa paradisiaca L.) es un fruto climatérico que se recolecta en un estado de madurez fisiológica. En esta etapa posee un alto contenido de almidón, por lo cual es una importante fuente alterna para el aislamiento del polisacárido. Hasta ahora, los procesos reportados para su aislamiento, son llevados a cabo en lotes, y durante la operación de tamizado, se emplean grandes cantidades de agua para producir la liberación de los gránulos de almidón. El objetivo de este trabajo f...

  8. INACTIVATION OF THE CDKN2/pl6 GENE INDUCED BY METHYLATION AT 5'-CpG ISLAND AND ITS RELATION TO LUNG CANCER

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    SU; Chang-qing

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    [1]Kempster S, Phillips WA, Baindur-Hudson S, et al. Methylation of exon2 of pl6 is associated with late stage esophageal cancer [J]. Cancer Lett 2000; 150:57.[2]Liggett WH Jr, Sidransky D. Role of the p16 tumor suppressor gene in cancer [J]. J Clin Oncol 1998; 16:1197.[3]Gonzalez-Zulueta M, Bender CM, Yang AS, et al. Methylation of the 5'CpG island of the pl6/CDKN2 tumor suppressor gene in normal and transformed human tissues correlates with gene silencing [J]. Cancer Res 1995; 55:4531.[4]Itoh N, Kakehe Y, Akao T, et al. Concomitant presence of P16/Cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and cyclin D/cyclin-dependent kinase 4 complexes in LNCaP prostatic cancer cell line [J]. Jpn J Cancer Res 1997; 88:229.[5]Stone S, Jiang P, Dayananth P, et al. Complex structure and regulation of the P16 (MTS1) locus [J]. Cancer Res 1995; 55:2988.[6]Migeon BR. Insights into X chromosome inactivation from studies of species variation DNA methylation and replication and vice versa [J]. Genet Res 1990; 56:91.[7]Coleman A, Fountain JW, Nobori T, et al. Distinct deletion of chromosome 9p associated with melanoma versus glioma, lung cancer, and leukemia [J]. Cancer Res 1994; 54:344.[8]Quelle DE, Cheng M, Ashman R, et al. Cancer-associated mutations at the INK4a locus causes cell cycle arrest by p16INK4a but not by the alternative reading frame protein p19ARF [J]. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1997; 94:669.[9]Herman JG, Merlo A, Mao L, et al. Inactivation of the CDKN2/pl6/MTS1 gene is frequently associated with aberrant DNA methylation in all common human cancers [J]. Cancer Res 1995; 55:4525.[10]Mateos MV, Gonzalez M, Balanzategui A, et al. Status of methylation of pl6 gene in multiple myeloma: a comparative study of three methods for its detection [J]. Clin Biochem 2000; 33: 415.[11]Lukas J, Aagaard L, Strauss M, et al. Oncogenic aberrations of P16INK4/CDKN2 and cyclinD1 cooperate to deregulate G1 control [J]. Cancer Res 1995; 55:4818.[12]Grana X, Reddy EP

  9. Uma escola chamada eu : a exploração da identidade através da expressão plástica

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    Moreira, Sílvia Andreia Nascimento Prazeres

    2011-01-01

    Relatório da prática de ensino supervisionada, Mestrado em Ensino de Artes Visuais, Universidade de Lisboa, 2011 Os Anexos encontram-se no CD-ROM apenso à Tese em Papel. O ponto de partida deste trabalho foi o desenvolvimento de um projecto de índole artística com alunos do 8º ano do Ensino Básico, no âmbito da disciplina de Oficina de Expressão Plástica. O projecto decorreu em vinte e uma sessões semanais de noventa minutos, dezanove em sala de aula e duas sessões de visitas guiadas nu...

  10. Cálculo plástico: origen, desarrollo y comparativa con el cálculo elástico

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    Ballesteros Barranco, Andrea

    2016-01-01

    El cálculo plástico surge a consecuencia de los resultados obtenidos de sucesivas ensayos empíricos realizados para comprobar los cálculos matemáticos. Tras 200 años olvidando el compor tamiento real de las estructuras, los experimentos llevados a cabo por G. Kazinczy en 1914 abrieron el nuevo camino del calculo estructural. En estos experimentos se apreció la notable diferencia entre los resultados arrojados por el cálculo elástico y lo que sucedía en la práctica. A par tir...

  11. Morfología de Semillas y Plántulas de Árboles de los Bosques Húmedos Tropicales del Suroriente de Antioquia, Colombia (I parte

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    Díaz G María Claudia

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available Se describen las características morfológicas de las semillas y plántulas de abarco (Cariniana pyriformis, almendrón (Caryocar glabrum, cabuyo (Eschweilera cf. reticulata, chingalé (Jacaranda copaia y fresno (Tapirira guianensis. También se incluyen algunas observaciones y revisión de literatura sobre otros aspectos de la biología reproductiva de estas especies, el hábitat, la descripción taxonómica y los usos.

  12. Evaluación agronómica de sustratos en plántulas de chile onza (Capsicum annuum) en invernadero

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    2013-01-01

    Se determinaron propiedades físicas, químicas y agronómicas de cuatro sustratos obtenidos de desechos agrícolas utilizados para la producción de plántulas de chile tipo onza como una alternativa al uso de sustratos convencionales. Se utilizó un diseño experimental aleatorizado (DCA), con 4 tratamientos y 3 repeticiones para un total de 12 unidades experimentales. Los tratamientos fueron: turba (T1) (testigo), vermicomposta (T2), vermicomposta + composta de bagazo de maguey mezcalero (T3) y co...

  13. The PlA1/A2 polymorphism of glycoprotein IIIa as a risk factor for myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis.

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    Christopher N Floyd

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: The PlA2 polymorphism of glycoprotein IIIa (GPIIIa has been previously identified as being associated with myocardial infarction (MI, but whether this represents a true association is entirely unclear due to differences in findings from different studies. We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate whether this polymorphism is a risk factor for MI. METHODS: Electronic databases (MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched for all articles evaluating genetic polymorphisms of GPIIIa. For studies where acute coronary events were recorded in association with genetic analysis, pooled odds ratios (ORs were calculated using fixed-effects and random-effects models. The primary outcome measure was MI, and a secondary analysis was also performed for acute coronary syndromes (ACS more generally. FINDINGS: 57 studies were eligible for statistical analysis and included 17,911 cases and 24,584 controls. Carriage of the PlA2 allele was significantly associated with MI (n = 40,692; OR 1.077, 95% CI 1.024-1.132; p = 0.004 but with significant publication bias (p = 0.040. The degree of association with MI increased with decreasing age of subjects (≤45 years old: n = 9,547; OR 1.205, 95% CI 1.067-1.360; p = 0.003 and with adjustment of data for conventional cardiovascular risk factors (n = 12,001; OR 1.240, 95% CI 1.117-1.376; p<0.001. There was a low probability of publication bias for these subgroup analyses (all p<0.05. CONCLUSIONS: The presence of significant publication bias makes it unclear whether the association between carriage of the PlA2 allele and MI is true for the total population studied. However for younger subjects, the relative absence of conventional cardiovascular risk factors results in a significant association between carriage of the PlA2 allele and MI.

  14. Caracteres das sementes, plântulas e plantas jovens de Ormosia arborea (Vell. Harms E Ormosia fastigiata Tul. (Leg-papilionoideae

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    Cristina Gurski

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Ormosia arborea (Vell. Harms e Ormosia fastigiata Tul. são espécies similares em muitos caracteres morfológicos, o que resulta em dificuldade na sua identificação, tanto em campo quanto em material herborizado. Neste estudo foram descritas as características morfológicas das sementes e morfoanatômicas das plântulas e plantas jovens de O. arborea e O. fastigiata, coletadas em restinga e em mata ciliar, respectivamente. Sementes e plântulas foram processadas segundo técnicas usuais. As sementes de O. arborea são mais pesadas e têm germinação hipógea criptocotiledonar. O caule contém tricomas tectores esparsos e grande quantidade de lenticelas e, na raiz, nodulações. A folha apresenta parênquima paliçádico de células mais curtas, com base mais larga e presença de pigmentos vacuolares, espaços intercelulares conspícuos no parênquima esponjoso, tricomas tectores restritos à nervura principal e células epidérmicas da face adaxial maiores que as da face abaxial. A germinação de O. fastigiata é fanerocotiledonar, e a plântula possui muitos tricomas ao longo do caule e lenticelas restritas à região basal deste. As folhas apresentam tricomas tectores em todas as nervuras, com parênquima paliçádico de células tipicamente alongadas e parênquima esponjoso com espaços intercelulares reduzidos. Tais características são consistentes para separar as plântulas e sementes dessas espécies, que têm a mesma denominação popular e contribuem com informações úteis para o meio produtivo.

  15. La leyenda madrileña del reloj de las monjas de San Plácido y el Semanario Pintoresco Español

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    Labrador Ben, Julia M.ª

    2012-01-01

    Many researchers and writers have written about the legend of the Monastery de la Encarnación, formerly the convent of San Plácido, starting, in many cases, with the text published by Carlos García Doncel in the Semanario Pintoresco Español . The sect of the Illuminati, the convent’s “possessed”, Felipe IV’s love affair with the novice Margarita, and the clock that the King bought her as a present, which sounded a death knell each quarter, are the core narrative elements of the legend of the ...

  16. Bronquitis plástica como causa de obstrucción del tubo orotraqueal: a propósito de un caso

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    Pérez Cateriano, Víctor; Unidad de Cuidados Críticos, Hospital Alberto Leopoldo Barton Thompson.; Pasco Ulloa, Jamille Charlot; Unidad de Cuidados Críticos, Hospital Alberto Leopoldo Barton Thompson.

    2016-01-01

    La bronquitis plástica es una enfermedad poco frecuente pero potencialmente mortal por obstrucción de la vía aérea, que puede ocurrir a cualquier edad.Debido a su poca frecuencia no tiene un tratamiento bien definido y el que se pueda encontrar está basado en experiencias anecdóticas. Ante un episodio de aumento de presiones en el ventilador con una marcada diferencia entre la presión pico y la plateau debe sospecharse de obstrucción del tubo orotraqueal y de ser necesario proceder a cambiarl...

  17. Morfologia de semillas y plántulas de arboles de los bosques humedos tropicales del suroriente de antioquia, colombia (ii parte.

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    Díez G. M. Claudia

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available Se describen las características morfológicas de las semillas y las plántulas de nazareno (Peltogyne paniculata, peinemono (Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth, sapán (Clathotropis brachypetala (Tul. Kleinh., sota amarilla (Virola sebífera y sota negra (Virola flexuosa A.C. Sm.. También se incluyen algunas observaciones y revisión de literatura sobre otros aspectos de la biología reproductiva de estas especies, el hábitat, la descripción taxonómica y los usos.

  18. Evaluación de resistencia de genotipos de plátano y banano a la sigatoka negra (mycosphaerella fijiensis morelet.).

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    Cuéllar Quintero, Alejandra; Álvarez Cabrera, Elizabeth; Castaño Zapata, Jairo

    2012-01-01

    Con el objetivo de evaluar bajo condiciones de invernadero genotipos de plátano y banano frente a poblaciones de Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet de diferente virulencia y origen, se estableció una colección de 125 aislamientos monospóricos obtenidos en 10 departamentos de Colombia. Se seleccionaron 50 aislamientos por área geográfica y genotipo hospedante, para la caracterización morfológica y patogénica del hongo en Dominico Hartón. En las pruebas de patogenicidad y resistencia se realizaro...

  19. Manejo de Sigatoka negra (Mycosphaerella Fijiensis var. Difformis Morelet en plátano cv. “Curraré” en San Carlos, Zona Norte

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    Carlos Muñoz Ruiz

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluaron los diferentes productos químicos, utilizados en el control de Sigatoka negra en banano, en el cultivo de plátano, en la zona de Santa Clara de San Carlos. Uno de los principales objetivos fue generar un programa de manejo químico de la enfermedad para la zona de San Carlos, posible de ser transferido a otras zonas plataneras del país; el otro objetivo fue establecer las bases para automatizar las actividades culturales de manejo de plantaciones de musáceas, mediante la creación de un Software para computadora y asequible por internet.

  20. Acción degradativa de hongos Basidiomycetes sobre residuos agroindustriales de cultivos de café y plátano

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    Rodríguez Núñez, Rafael

    2015-01-01

    Tesis (Magister en Microbiología y Biotecnología Industrial). Universidad Católica de Manizales.Instituto de Investigación en Microbiología y Biotecnología Agroindustrial, 2015 En Colombia, la caficultura y la producción de plátano corresponden a renglones agro industriales importantes, que generan grandes cantidades de residuos lignocelulosicos en su proceso de beneficio y de corte, durante la cosecha, respectivamente. En esta investigación, se llevó a cabo la producción deinoculantes y/...

  1. Establecimiento y desarrollo de plántulas de Tabebuia rosea (Bignoniaceae) en una selva subcaducifolia manejada de la costa Pacífica de México

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    Mora Santacruz, Antonio; Ignacio Valdez Hernández, Juan; Ángeles Pérez, Gregorio; Ángel Musálem Santiago, Miguel; Vaquera Huerta, Humberto

    2006-01-01

    Evaluamos el efecto de los tratamientos de remoción de suelo y roza de vegetación sobre el establecimiento y desarrollo inicial de la regeneración natural de Tabebuia rosea (Bertold) DC. en una selva mediana subcaducifolia sometida a aprovechamiento maderable en la costa de Jalisco, México. Los tratamientos se aplicaron bajo la copa de árboles "semilleros" y se evaluó el número de plántulas emergidas y su desarrollo durante nueve meses. El tratamiento de remoción de suelo favoreció la emergen...

  2. Diseño de la bodega de materia prima del área de calzado en una industria plástica

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    Moreno, Paulina; Abad Morán, Jorge Fernando

    2009-01-01

    La presente tesis se enfoca dentro de la Bodega de Materia Prima del Área de Calzado en una Industria Plástica, la cual presenta problemas como: pasillos no identificados, todos los productos no están codificados, mezcla de productos de alta y baja rotación, stock de productos obsoletos, productos almacenados en otras áreas, no tiene un sistema de manejo y manipuleo. El objetivo principal es organizar los materiales en la bodega, minimizando los tiempos muertos y reduciendo la congestión en ...

  3. Los bioplásticos como alternativa verde y sostenible de los plásticos basados en petróleo

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    Ballesteros Paz, Laura Vanessa

    2014-01-01

    Artículo de Revisión El uso de plásticos obtenidos a partir del petróleo es parte fundamental del modus vivendi contemporáneo, en gran medida gracias a sus propiedades mecánicas y fisicoquímicas, que permiten sustituir el uso de otros materiales más caros o menos resistentes. La mayoría de los objetos que están a nuestro alrededor están constituidos total o parcialmente por alguno de ellos. Esto ha dado lugar a un gran desarrollo de la industria, pero a su vez a graves problemas ambientale...

  4. Producción de plántulas de pimiento morrón (Capsicum annuum L.) en sustratos derivados de residuos agrícolas.

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    Pérez López, Hermelindo

    2014-01-01

    Con el propósito de encontrar alternativas y tratar de reducir el impacto ambiental que ocasiona el uso de la turba y otros materiales convencionales, se evaluaron subproductos orgánicos agroindustriales (bagazo de la caña de azúcar, cachaza y cascarilla de café) en combinación con material inorgánicos (tezontle). El objetivo fue caracterizar las propiedades físicas y químicas de mezclas de sustratos basados en residuos agrícolas y evaluar su uso en la producción de plántulas de cinco varied...

  5. Acción degradativa de hongos Basidiomycetes sobre residuos agroindustriales de cultivos de café y plátano

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    Rodríguez Núñez, Rafael

    2015-01-01

    Tesis (Magister en Microbiología y Biotecnología Industrial). Universidad Católica de Manizales.Instituto de Investigación en Microbiología y Biotecnología Agroindustrial, 2015 En Colombia, la caficultura y la producción de plátano corresponden a renglones agro industriales importantes, que generan grandes cantidades de residuos lignocelulosicos en su proceso de beneficio y de corte, durante la cosecha, respectivamente. En esta investigación, se llevó a cabo la producción deinoculantes y/...

  6. Concentration and annealing effect on PL properties of sol-gel derived SiO_2-Y_2O_3:Eu~(3+) nanocomposites

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    王忆; 曾庆光; 胡社军; 吴坤彬; 蒋俊宏; 陈根廷

    2010-01-01

    An improved sol-gel method was employed to prepare Eu3+ ions doped SiO2-Y2O3 nanocomposites.Systematic study was carried out on the effect of post-annealing treatment on photoluminescence(PL) properties of the samples under various europium ions doping concentrations.X-ray diffraction(XRD) patterns indicated that the samples showed an amorphous matrix structure,and the scanning electron microscopy(SEM) pictures showed that the samples presented a nano size(from 21 to 42 nm) granular-stack structure after hi...

  7. Efeito da quitosana na emergência, desenvolvimento inicial e caracterização bioquímica de plântulas de Acacia mearnsii

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    Álvaro Rodrigo Freddo

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available A quitosana é um polímero que vem sendo testado na proteção e indução de resistência em frutos, contra patógenos causadores de podridões. O presente trabalho teve como objetivo principal testar o efeito do tratamento de sementes de Acacia mearnsii com esse produto, bem como seu efeito no desenvolvimento inicial e na caracterização bioquímica das plântulas. Para tanto realizou-se este trabalho na Unepe de Silvicultura e no Laboratório de Fitossanidade da Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná - Câmpus Dois Vizinhos. As sementes de Acacia mearnsii foram tratadas com diferentes concentrações de quitosana (0; 0,25; 0,5; 1 e 2% e plantadas em tubetes com o substrato contaminado com o fungo Rhizoctonia solani. Avaliou-se aos 22 dias após a semeadura, a porcentagem de emergência, o índice de velocidade de emergência, a altura das plântulas, o comprimento da radícula, a massa da matéria fresca, além das variáveis bioquímicas dos tecidos foliares, o teor de proteínas totais e de compostos fenólicos e a atividade da enzima fenilalanina amônia-liase (FAL. Os resultados obtidos demonstraram que o uso de concentrações de quitosana entre 0,6 e 0,9% foram mais favoráveis à emergência e ao desenvolvimento das plântulas. Bioquimicamente, a quitosana demonstrou capacidade de alteração do teor de proteínas e da atividade da FAL, enzima a qual, está no ponto de ramificação entre o metabolismo primário e o secundário, indicando a possibilidade de ter havido ativação do sistema de defesa vegetal das plântulas, pelo tratamento das sementes com quitosana.

  8. La Educación Plástica y Visual como herramienta de prevención en casos de Acoso Escolar

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    Martí-López, Ariadna

    2016-01-01

    Recientes investigaciones sitúan el Acoso Escolar como una grave problemática en el mundo educativo actual. El presente trabajo fin de máster consiste en una propuesta de intervención teórica para la asignatura de Educación Plástica y Visual, que pretende abordar éste fenómeno desde la prevención. Para ello se propone una programación de aula y una propuesta interdisciplinar centradas en el desarrollo de las competencias emocionales desde la práctica artística. Recent research Bullying pla...

  9. ¿Pagamos las bolsas de plástico? trabajando en el aula con los objetivos de la educación ambiental en mente

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    Uskola Ibarluzea, A.; Maguregui González, G.; Fernández Alonso, M.; Antón Baranda, Á.

    2009-01-01

    En esta comunicación se presenta una actividad de Educación Ambiental (EA) llevada a cabo con alumnado de 3º de la Diplomatura de Educación Social, en la que se pretendía trabajar los cinco objetivos de la EA. La actividad ha consistido en la búsqueda de información y toma de decisión, por parte del alumnado, en torno a la imposición de una hipotética tasa a las bolsas de plástico. Los primeros resultados indican que buena parte del alumnado participante cree que ha conocido diferentes aspect...

  10. Poluentes orgânicos persistentes e ingestão de plásticos em albatrozes e petréis (Procellariiformes)

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    Fernanda Imperatrice Colabuono

    2011-01-01

    Os albatrozes e petréis (Procellariiformes) são aves oceânicas e migratórias de grande interesse conservacionista. Neste trabalho foram estudadas duas classes de poluentes bastante conhecidos por afetarem negativamente as aves marinhas: os poluentes orgânicos persistentes e os plásticos. Bifenilos policlorados (PCBs) e pesticidas organoclorados foram detectados no tecido adiposo, fígado e músculo de oito espécies de Procellariiformes. Apesar da grande variabilidade intraespecífica nas concent...

  11. Cloning,characterization,and expression analysis of the DEAD-box family genes,Fc-vasa and Fc-PL10a,in Chinese shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis)

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    周倩如; 邵明瑜; 秦贞奎; 康庆浩; 张志峰

    2010-01-01

    RNA helicases of the DEAD-box and related families are involved in various cellular processes including DNA replication,DNA repair,and RNA processing.However,the function of DEAD-box proteins in aquaculture species is poorly understood at molecular level.We obtained the full-length cDNA sequences of two genes encoding helicase-related proteins,Fc-vasa and Fc-PL10a,from the testes of Chinese shrimp,Fenneropenaeus chinensis.The two predicted amino acid sequences contain all the conserved motifs characterized ...

  12. Modelo de evaluación de gestión de empresas industriales del subsector de empaques y envases plásticos.

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    Omar de Jesús Montilla Galvis

    2005-01-01

    El presente artículo muestra una propuesta de modelo de evaluación de gestión aplicable a las empresas industriales del subsector de empaques y envases plásticos, producto de investigación teórica y de campo, como avance del proyecto de investigación titulado Modelos de evaluación de gestión, que se realiza dentro del Grupo de Investigación en Contabilidad,Finanzas y Gestión Pública.Este avance de investigación corresponde al estudio efectuado en empresas del subsector, en el Valle del Cauca,...

  13. Mezcla de marketing el el departamento de producción de plásticos de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana

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    Romero Cuesta, Jorge Wellington

    2006-01-01

    El presente trabajo resulta de una propuesta por parte de los Gestores de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, de buscar soluciones de gestión, para elevar los niveles de desempeño, en este caso de su Departamento de Producción de Plásticos. El autor aborda el estudio con una perspectiva de marketing y lo conforma de tres partes. En la primera sección recopila lo más esencial de los fundamentos de mercadotecnia, la teoría que sustenta el proyecto de marketing. La segunda parte el investigad...

  14. Diseño de la bodega de materia prima del área de calzado en una industria plástica

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    Moreno, Paulina; Abad Morán, Jorge Fernando

    2009-01-01

    La presente tesis se enfoca dentro de la Bodega de Materia Prima del Área de Calzado en una Industria Plástica, la cual presenta problemas como: pasillos no identificados, todos los productos no están codificados, mezcla de productos de alta y baja rotación, stock de productos obsoletos, productos almacenados en otras áreas, no tiene un sistema de manejo y manipuleo. El objetivo principal es organizar los materiales en la bodega, minimizando los tiempos muertos y reduciendo la congestión en ...

  15. La calle es nuestra: La pintura mural del colectivo plástico de zaragoza durante la transición.

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    Mª Luisa Grau Tello

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Dentro del proceso de transición española hacia un régimen democrático, la pintura mural en el espacio urbano adquirió un papel de primera importancia al convertirse en un medio de expresión con el que partidos políticos y ciudadanos manifestaron sus deseos de cambio. El Colectivo Plástico de Zaragoza protagonizó esta actividad en Zaragoza junto con los barrios de la ciudad, que expresaron a través de estos murales las deficiencias y reivindicaciones que demandaban sus vecinos.

  16. Resistencia a beta-lactámicos mediada por plásmidos en cepas de pseudomonas aeruginosa de origen clínico

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    González Rizo, Aileen; Salazar Rodríguez, Daniel; Rojas Hernández, Nidia; Hernandez Carpio, Yasmín

    2003-01-01

    Se estudiaron 117 cepas de Pseudomonas aeruginosa con el objetivo de determinar si la resistencia a beta-lactámicos se encontraba mediada por plásmidos, realizándoles el estudio de sensibilidad in vitro frente a azlocilina, carbenicilina, cefuroxima, cefotaxima y ceftazidima. El análisis plasmídico y la producción de beta-lactamasas se llevó a cabo con las 117 cepas. El experimento de transconjungación se realizó con aquellas cepas productoras de beta-lactamasas resistentes al menos a un anti...

  17. Mezcla de marketing el el departamento de producción de plásticos de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana

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    Romero Cuesta, Jorge Wellington

    2006-01-01

    El presente trabajo resulta de una propuesta por parte de los Gestores de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, de buscar soluciones de gestión, para elevar los niveles de desempeño, en este caso de su Departamento de Producción de Plásticos. El autor aborda el estudio con una perspectiva de marketing y lo conforma de tres partes. En la primera sección recopila lo más esencial de los fundamentos de mercadotecnia, la teoría que sustenta el proyecto de marketing. La segunda parte el investigad...

  18. Estudio de la evolución del reciclaje de plásticos en Antioquia : caso Área Metropolitana

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    Díaz Cadavid, Oscar de Jesús

    2007-01-01

    En la actualidad, el reciclaje juega un papel importante en la conservación y protección del ecosistema, por lo tanto, es fundamental la apropiada ejecución de programas educativos sobre el reciclaje y además la puesta en práctica de acciones concretas en pro de éste ya que el correcto uso de los recursos naturales de un país depende en gran parte de su nivel de educación ecológica, que es lo que lleva haciendo la universidad EAFIT desde hace algunos semestres con el curso de reciclaje de plá...

  19. Radar cross section

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    Knott, Gene; Tuley, Michael

    2004-01-01

    This is the second edition of the first and foremost book on this subject for self-study, training, and course work. Radar cross section (RCS) is a comparison of two radar signal strengths. One is the strength of the radar beam sweeping over a target, the other is the strength of the reflected echo sensed by the receiver. This book shows how the RCS ?gauge? can be predicted for theoretical objects and how it can be measured for real targets. Predicting RCS is not easy, even for simple objects like spheres or cylinders, but this book explains the two ?exact? forms of theory so well that even a

  20. Italian Advisory Board: sFlt-1/PlGF ratio and preeclampsia, state of the art and developments in diagnostic, therapeutic and clinical management.

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    Di Martino, Daniela; Cetin, Irene; Frusca, Tiziana; Ferrazzi, Enrico; Fuse', Federica; Gervasi, Maria Teresa; Plebani, Mario; Todros, Tullia

    2016-11-01

    Extensive research has been published, showing the usefulness of angiogenic markers in both diagnosis and subsequent prediction and management of preeclampsia and placenta-related disorders. Recent evidence provides a helpful cut off for the Elecsys ratio sFlt-1 to PlGF, that predicts preeclampsia development in women with sign and symptoms, before its clinical onset in the short term. In Europe, no accordance exists for the use of such kind of test in clinical practice; only German guidelines have recently taken it into account, as a diagnostic aid for preeclampsia, in conjunction with other clinical findings. This panel of Italian experts recently met, in order to review the literature and to promote the evaluation of the clinical utility of sFlt-1/PlGF ratio at the Italian country level, as regards: prediction of preeclampsia during the first trimester, prediction or exclusion of new onset or recurrence in patients with risk factors for preeclampsia, triage of patients suffering from gestational hypertension, evaluation of disease severity, prediction of adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

  1. Posouzení vlivu územního plánování na ceny pozemků v Blansku

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    Svoboda, Jiří

    2015-01-01

    Diplomová práce se zabývá především oceňováním nemovitých věcí - pozemků ve městě Blansko. Text je rozčleněn na teoretickou a praktickou část. Teoretická část pojednává o definicích jednotlivých základních pojmů, které jsou definované v českém právním řádu. Následně jsou popsány procesy územního plánování a přiblížení vzniku územního plánu ve městě Blansko. Poslední kapitolou teoretické části je cenové právo a jeho rozbor. Praktická část se nejprve věnuje rozboru zájmové lokality, ve kterém j...

  2. Tres décadas de creatividad femenina en las artes plásticas de Nicaragua y sus logros estéticos

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    Gloria Escobar Soriano

    2001-02-01

    Full Text Available En el panorama de las artes plásticas siempre ha estado presente, y en forma beligerante, la actividad femenina. El siglo XX será recordado como el momento en que las mujeres consiguieron con sus luchas recuperar sus espacios usurpados por el monopolio masculino. Las mujeres han logrado emanciparse en el campo cultural y económico, sobre todo en los países desarrollados. Este ensayo pretende abordar la participación de la mujer nicaragüense en las artes plásticas y demostrar su papel fundamental en la creación artística. Se ha seleccionado a tres artistas contemporáneas: Ilse Ortiz, María Gallo y Patricia Bel li, con algunas de sus obras representativas, las cuales reflejan su gran contenido estético y portadoras de significado, pero con diferencias estilísticas muy particulares, en el uso de técnicas, materiales y la visión temática. Las artistas con sus metáforas visuales tratan de encontrar una conciliación más fraterna e igualitaria entre mujeres y hombres.

  3. Pré-embebição de sementes e seus efeitos no crescimento e desenvolvimento de plântulas de melancia

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    Marcelo de Almeida Guimarães

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Dentre os fatores ambientais, a água pode ser considerada o de maior influência no processo germinativo. Neste trabalho, objetivou-se avaliar períodos de pré-embebição de sementes de melancia em água e seus efeitos em características de crescimento e desenvolvimento de plântulas. Os tratamentos constituíram-se de pré-embebição por: 0, 12, 24, 48 e 72 h. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi o inteiramente casualizado, com quatro repetições. Aos seis e 12 dias após a semeadura (DAS, cinco plantas por repetição foram coletadas, sendo avaliados: comprimento da raiz principal, parte aérea e total da planta; massas fresca e seca da raiz principal, da parte aérea e total da planta. A pré-embebição das sementes por 12 horas favoreceu o aumento na emergência aos 12 DAS. As plântulas obtidas a partir de sementes pré-embebidas por 48 e 72 h foram as que apresentaram maiores valores para as características de crescimento e desenvolvimento avaliadas.

  4. Contacto normal entre un medio elasto-plástico continuo y una esfera rígida : observaciones experimentales y computacionales

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    Ángela María Pedraza

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta en este trabajo una investigación experimental y numérica del contacto normal de una esfera rígida con una placa plana de material cuyo comportamiento mecánico se asume de tipo elasto-plástico. Los esfuerzos locales bajo el punto de contacto se han obtenido experimentalmente mediante visualización foto-elástica. Se ha evaluado numéricamente la evolución de los bulbos de esfuerzo bajo el punto contacto como función del tiempo y se ha efectuado la comparación con las observaciones experimentales. Los resultados indican que un modelo elasto-plástico tridimensional reproduce de manera apropiada las características principales observadas en los experimentos físicos. Este ejercicio puramente académico y de carácter didáctico enfatiza en el enorme potencial de los elementos finitos en la solución de problemas de deformación bajo diferentes tipos de modelos constitutivos y pone de manifiesto la enorme utilidad del modelamiento matemático y computacional basado en aproximaciones continuas de la materia

  5. Competitividade e potencial de crescimento do cluster de produtores de moldes para a indústria do plástico de Joinville

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    Marco Flávio da Cunha Resende

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available As empresas aglomeradas geograficamente, principalmente de pequeno/médio portes, vêm apresentando recentemente êxito no que se refere à competitividade, à geração de empregos, etc. O caso com maior número de referências na literatura internacional são os distritos industriais italianos, destacando-se pela elevada inserção internacional. Em Joinville, encontra-se um significativo aglomerado geográfico de empresas produtoras de moldes para a indústria do plástico. Quando a aglomeração geográfica de empresas se transforma em um cluster de empresas, seu potencial de crescimento e sua competitividade são alavancados. Este trabalho investigou se a aglomeração geográfica de empresas de moldes em Joinville corresponde a um cluster, e, em caso afirmativo, buscou identificar o potencial de seu crescimento e de sua competitividade. Constatou-se que há em Joinville um cluster de produtores de moldes em pleno desenvolvimento, que cresce e prospera com base na intensificação das redes de cooperação na região. Todavia, ele está aquém do desenvolvimento alcançado pelos clusters dos principais centros mundiais produtores de moldes para a transformação do plástico.

  6. Scheduling Problem of JIT Purchasing Based 3PL Transportation%基于JIT采购的3PL运输调度问题研究

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    王菲; 宋志刚

    2011-01-01

    研究Just in Time(JIT)背景下制造商主导的第三方物流(Third Party Logistics,3PL)运输调度问题.制造商根据其生产计划的要求进行采购.使用C-W路线优化算法,在线路规划中考虑了车辆载重量、容积以及车辆到达时间的影响,实现以最小的成本达到JIT采购的目的,并用一个实例验证了修正的C-W算法对解决采购物流中运输调度问题的适用性.%The paper studies the vehicle scheduling problem for manufacturer-led 3PL systems under JIT condition using C-W algorithm. Vehicle carriage load, capacity and arriving time as constraint conditions, ehe paper works on the route schedule to minimize the cost of JIT purchase. Then an example is given to confirm the applicability of the modified C-W algorithm in solving vehicle scheduling problems.

  7. Características del análisis proximal de harinas obtenidas de frutos de plátanos variedades Papocho y Pelipita (Musa ABB Simmonds

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    Pedro Juan Espitia-Pérez

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available En el estudio se hizo un análisis proximal de las harinas crudas sin tratar obtenidas de frutos de las variedades de plátano Papocho y Pelipita (Musa ABB Simmonds no comerciales en diferentes etapas de desarrollo y se analizó su posible uso como materia prima alimenticia. Los resultados comparativos mostraron que los contenidos y porcentajes de fibra cruda en Papocho variaron entre 2.54 y 1.37% y en Pelipita entre 6.45 y 0.88%, la proteína cruda en Papocho entre 6.70 y 3.81% y en Pelipita entre 2.74 y 1.89%, la ceniza en Papocho entre 3.66 y 2.41% y en Pelipita entre 2.43 y 2.10%, y fueron afectados (P < 0.05 por la etapa de desarrollo de la fruta; mientras que la variedad de plátano afectó los contenidos de grasa en Papocho entre 0.64 y 0.48% y en Pelipita entre 0.55 y 0.35% en la harina de ambas variedades. En la variedad Pelipita el contenido de humedad (9.85% fue bajo. y presentó el mayor contenido de carbohidratos (85.86% a 77 días después de la floración.

  8. Cirugía Plástica en emergencias humanitarias: 20 años de experiencia con Médicos del Mundo

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    J. Fernández-Palacios

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo presento mi experiencia como cirujano plástico de la organización Médicos del Mundo en múltiples misiones de ayuda humanitaria quirúrgica: conflictos bélicos y emergencias tras desastres naturales, describiendo la dinámica de este tipo de misiones desde la movilización inicial hasta el fin de las mismas y desde una óptica tanto personal como de la organización para la que actúo. Las misiones se han llevado a cabo en 10 países de Europa, África y Asia, en las que se intervinieron quirúrgicamente más de 330 pacientes. El equipo quirúrgico desplazado está compuesto habitualmente por anestesista, cirujano ortopédico y cirujano plástico; una combinación adecuada para el tipo de patología encontrada tanto tras terremotos (fracturas abiertas, síndromes por aplastamiento, secuelas de síndromes compartimentales, como en conflictos bélicos (heridas por metralla, por arma de fuego, amputaciones traumáticas, quemaduras y pérdidas de sustancia. Todo ello sirve también para analizar la diferente ayuda humanitaria que la comunidad internacional ofrece en ambos escenarios.

  9. Caracterización del aluminio para la fabricación de insertos de moldes de inyección de plásticos.

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    H. González Zulueta

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Se describe una investigación experimental realizada para estudiar el comportamiento en condiciones reales de insertos para cavidades fabricados con dos aleaciones de aluminio diferentes. Se fabricaron 1000 piezas (probetas para ensayo de plásticos de polipropileno, empleando un molde de diseño normalizado con insertos para la cavidad correspondiente, fabricados con cada una de las aleaciones a ensayar. Cada 250 piezas producidas, tanto las cavidades como la pieza elaborada fueron medidas en zonas previamente seleccionadas y estos resultados se emplearon para caracterizar el comportamiento de las aleaciones ensayadas. Las condiciones de presión y temperatura del proceso de inyección se seleccionaron atendiendo a los requerimientos industriales que corresponden al plástico utilizado.The behaviour of cavities in molds for plastic injection, manufactured with two different aluminium alloys under real conditions is described by experimental investigation. 1000 pieces (probes for testing mechanical properties of plastics were produced from polypropylene, using a normalized designed mold with specially manufactured cavities and the two tested alloys. For the produced pieces, the dimension (width of the cavities and the elaborated pieces were measured in previously selected areas, these results were used to characterize the behaviour of the tested alloys. The conditions of pressure and temperature for the injection process were selected according to the industrial requirements for the plastic used in the investigation.

  10. Implementing the semi-structured interview Kiddie-SADS-PL into an in-patient adolescent clinical setting: impact on frequency of diagnoses

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    Ferrari Pierre

    2008-07-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Research is needed to establish the utility of diagnostic interviews in clinical settings. Studies comparing clinical diagnoses with diagnoses generated with structured instruments show generally low or moderate agreement and clinical diagnostic assignment (e.g. admission or chart diagnoses are often considered to underdiagnose disorders. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of implementing the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children – Present and Lifetime Version (Kiddie-SADS-PL into an in-patient adolescent clinical setting. Methods Participants were all adolescents admitted through the years 2001–2004 (N = 333 admissions, age 12–17 years. The authors reviewed the charts of the previous three years of consecutive admissions, patients being evaluated using routine psychiatric evaluation, before the Kiddie-SADS-PL was introduced. They then reviewed the charts of all consecutive admissions during the next twelve months, patients being evaluated by adding the instrument to routine practice. Results The rates of several main diagnostic categories (depressive, anxiety, bipolar and disruptive disorders increased considerably, suggesting that those disorders were likely underreported when using non-structured routine assessment procedures. The rate of co-morbidity increased markedly as the number of diagnoses assigned to each patient increased. Conclusion The major differences in diagnostic assignment rates provide arguments for the utility of diagnostic interviews in inpatient clinical settings but need further research, especially on factors that affect clinical diagnostic assignment in "real world" settings.

  11. New UVA-emitting BaAlBO3 F2 :Eu(2+) phosphor with PL and TL properties for phototherapy lamp.

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    Kunghatkar, R G; Dhoble, S J; Hemne, P S

    2016-12-01

    We present a new phosphor material, BaAlBO3 F2 doped with Eu(2+) ions, having emission in the UVA region. The phosphor material is prepared by a simple wet chemical method. Phase confirmation was carried out using the Rietveld refinement program which shows that BaAlBO3 F2 :Eu(2+) has an hexagonal crystal system. Using a Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy graph, we studied the bond stretching present in the phosphor material. Photoluminescence (PL) characterization, carried out using a RF spectrofluorophotometer, shows two types of PL excitation and emission. Before reduction, emission is in the blue region at 431 nm; after reduction, excitation is at 258 nm and emission is at 361 nm, which is in the UVA region. Some thermoluminescence (TL) studies were carried out in this material for the first time, for example, determination of the trapping parameters, linearity, fading, glow curve convolution and deconvolution (GCCD) function for curve fitting and the Tm -Tstop method for confirmation of the trapped centers in the TL glow peak. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  12. Láser, luz pulsada, radiofrecuencia y otras fuentes de energía: ¿complemento ocasional a la Cirugía Plástica?

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    R. García Pumarino Santofimia

    Full Text Available Las consultas de Cirugía Plástica se están llenando de pacientes con expectativas crecientes acerca de los resultados de los tratamientos con distintas fuentes de energía. El objetivo es conseguir un elevado índice de beneficio cosmético en el mínimo número de sesiones y con un tiempo breve de recuperación. Los tres elementos sobre los que podemos trabajar son el soporte, la textura y las alteraciones pigmentarias de la piel. Los sistemas de luz y de radiofrecuencia permiten combinar distintos niveles de tratamiento, como son la dermis profunda, la dermis papilar y la epidermis y constituyen un complemento a los procedimientos quirúrgicos, aportando un concepto "biológico" al estimular la regeneración y la neocolagenogénesis. En este artículo se describen los fundamentos de estos tratamientos complementarios que son de obligado conocimiento para los cirujanos plásticos.

  13. Testing ERBB2 p.L755S kinase domain mutation as a druggable target in a patient with advanced colorectal cancer

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    Aung, Kyaw L.; Stockley, Tracy L.; Serra, Stefano; Kamel-Reid, Suzanne; Bedard, Philippe L.; Siu, Lillian L.

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    Recent advances in molecular profiling technologies allow genetic driver events in individual tumors to be identified. The hypothesis behind this ongoing molecular profiling effort is that improvement in patients’ clinical outcomes will be achieved by inhibiting these discovered genetic driver events with matched targeted drugs. This hypothesis is currently being tested in oncology clinics with variable early results. Herein, we present our experience with a case of advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) with an ERBB2 p.L755S kinase domain mutation, a BRAF p.N581S mutation, and an APC p.Q1429fs mutation, together with a brief review of the literature describing the biological and clinical significance of ERRB2 kinase domain mutations in CRC. The patient was treated with trastuzumab combined with infusional 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin based on the presence of ERBB2 p.L755S kinase mutation in the tumor and based on the available evidence at the time when standard treatment options had been exhausted. However, there was no therapeutic response illustrating the challenges we face in managing patients with potentially targetable mutations where results from functional in vitro and in vivo studies lag behind those of genomic sequencing studies. Also lagging behind are clinical utility data from oncology clinics, hampering rapid therapeutic advances. Our case also highlights the logistical barriers associated with getting the most optimal therapeutic agents to the right patient in this era of personalized therapeutics based on cancer genomics. PMID:27626067

  14. Marketingový plán pro letoun L410 NG společnosti Aircraft Industries, a.s.

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    Tato diplomová práce se zabývá sestavením marketingového plánu pro letoun L 410 NG, vyráběný firmou Aircraft Industries a.s. První část práce zahrnuje obecné teoretické poznatky, zaměřující se na proces sestavení plánu pomocí rozboru vnějšího okolí SLEPTE, Porterova modelu pěti konkurenčních sil, analýzy SWOT a marketingového mixu 5P. Ve druhé analytické části je tato základní teorie aplikována na uvedenou firmu. V závěrečné části práce jsou na základě zjištěných fakt a výsledků analýz navrhn...

  15. 第三方物流成本的系统动力学建模%The Modeling Research of 3PL Cost Based on System Dynamics

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    佟梦玮; 柴天姿

    2012-01-01

    In this paper,we analyze the composition of 3PL cost and discuss the influencing factors of transportation cost and inventory cost which account for a large part of 3PL cost from the perspective of system dynamics.Finally the system dynamics model and simulation model of transportation cost and inventory cost were established and also Vensim equations and explanation were provided for them.%分析了第三方物流成本的构成,站在系统动力学的角度,重点解析了占第三方物流成本较大比重的运输成本和库存成本的影响因素。分别建立了运输成本、库存成本的系统动力学模型,进而以系统角度建立了包含运输成本、库存成本系统的仿真模型,并给出了Vensim方程及解释。

  16. Position and orientation measurement adopting camera calibrated by projection geometry of Plücker matrices of three-dimensional lines

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    Xu, Guan; Zheng, Anqi; Li, Xiaotao; Su, Jian

    2017-03-01

    A position and orientation measurement method is investigated by adopting a camera calibrated by the projection geometry of the skew-symmetric Plücker matrices of 3D lines. The relationship between the Plücker matrices of the dual 3D lines and the 2D projective lines is provided in two vertical world coordinate planes. The transform matrix is generated from the projections of the 3D lines. The differences between the coordinates of the reprojective lines and the coordinates of extracted lines are employed to verify the calibration validity. Moreover, the differences between the standard movement distance of the target and the measurement distance are also presented to compare the calibration accuracy of the 3D line to 2D line method and the point-based method. Furthermore, we also explore the noise immunity of the two methods by adding Gaussian noises. Finally, an example to measure the position and orientation of a cart is performed as an application case of this method. The results are tabled for the reproduction by the readers. The results demonstrate that the line to line method contributes higher calibration accuracy and better noise immunity. The position and orientation measurement adopting the line to line method is valid for the future applications.

  17. Calidad de plántula en cinco cultivares de papa determinada por la intensidad de luz blanca y tipo de propagación

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    Delfina de Jesús Pérez López

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    Full Text Available Se realiza una evaluación del crecimiento de plántulas de cinco cultivares de papa, propagadas a partir de esquejes de ápices y de medios en presencia de luz blanca, para determinar la calidad de la plántula. Los cultivares Atlantic y Fianna presentaron una mayor adaptación al Sistema Hidropónico debido a un mayor grosor de tallo y a la presencia de abundante raíz; el clon fl-1867 presentó el mayor número de nudos y en calidad de raíz fue sobresaliente. El efecto de la luz blanca no favoreció la altura de la planta y número de nudos. La luz blanca a 6 000 y 5 000 luxes contribuyó a un grosor de tallo de 1.24 y 1.23 mm, cumpliendo con los estándares de calidad para el laboratorio.

  18. Production of recombinant proteins in E. coli by the heat inducible expression system based on the phage lambda pL and/or pR promoters

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    Trujillo-Roldán Mauricio A

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    Full Text Available Abstract The temperature inducible expression system, based on the pL and/or pR phage lambda promoters regulated by the thermolabile cI857 repressor has been widely use to produce recombinant proteins in prokariotic cells. In this expression system, induction of heterologous protein is achieved by increasing the culture temperature, generally above 37°C. Concomitant to the overexpression of heterologous protein, the increase in temperature also causes a variety of complex stress responses. Many studies have reported the use of such temperature inducible expression system, however only few discuss the simultaneous stress effects caused by recombinant protein production and the up-shift in temperature. Understanding the integral effect of such responses should be useful to develop improved strategies for high yield protein production and recovery. Here, we describe the current status of the heat inducible expression system based on the pL and/or pR λ phage promoters, focusing on recent developments on expression vehicles, the stress responses at the molecular and physiological level that occur after heat induction, and bioprocessing factors that affect protein overexpression, including culture operation variables and induction strategies.

  19. Pheochromocytoma after Cesarean Section

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    Naghshineh, Elham; Shahraki, Azar Danesh; Sheikhalian, Somaye; Hashemi, Leila

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    Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-producing tumor. There are a very few reported cases of clinical pheochromocytoma. Here, we report a 27-year-old woman para 1 live 1 with chief complaint of headache, confusion, nausea, and vomiting 2 days after cesarean section. She was anxious and had palpitation. On physical examination, fever, tachycardia, tachypnea, high blood pressure, and right thyroid nodule were found. She was managed as pregnancy-induced hypertension at first. In laboratory data, epinephrine, norepinephrine, metanephrine, normetanephrine, and vanillylmandelic acid were increased in 24 h urine collection. An adrenal mass was detected in abdominal computed tomography. Regarding clinical and paraclinical findings, pheochromocytoma was diagnosed. The patient received medical treatment, but it was not effective; hence, she underwent adrenalectomy. PMID:27076898

  20. Pheochromocytoma after cesarean section

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    Elham Naghshineh

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    Full Text Available Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-producing tumor. There are a very few reported cases of clinical pheochromocytoma. Here, we report a 27-year-old woman para 1 live 1 with chief complaint of headache, confusion, nausea, and vomiting 2 days after cesarean section. She was anxious and had palpitation. On physical examination, fever, tachycardia, tachypnea, high blood pressure, and right thyroid nodule were found. She was managed as pregnancy-induced hypertension at first. In laboratory data, epinephrine, norepinephrine, metanephrine, normetanephrine, and vanillylmandelic acid were increased in 24 h urine collection. An adrenal mass was detected in abdominal computed tomography. Regarding clinical and paraclinical findings, pheochromocytoma was diagnosed. The patient received medical treatment, but it was not effective; hence, she underwent adrenalectomy.

  1. Criterios de predicción de inestabilidades plásticas en procesos de conformado en caliente. (Parte I: Revisión teórica

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    Full Text Available Hot working processes often induce high levels of deformation at high strain rates, and impose very complex multiaxial modes of solicitation. These processes are essentially limited by apparition and development of plastic instabilities. These may be the direct cause of rapid crack propagation, which lead to a possible final rupture. The complexity of deformation modes and the simultaneous intervention of several parameters have led many researchers to develop various criteria, with different approaches, to predict the occurrence of defects and to optimize process control parameters. The aim of the present paper is to summarize the general characteristics of some instability criteria, widely used in the literature, for the prediction of plastic instabilities during hot working. It was considered appropriate to divide the work into two parts: part I presents the phenomenological criteria for the prediction of plastic instabilities, based on descriptive observation of microscopic phenomena of the deformation (strain hardening and strain rate sensitivity, and discusses the continuum criteria based on the principle of maximum rate of entropy production of irreversible thermodynamics applied to continuum mechanics of large plastic flow. Also, this part provides a bibliographical discussion among several authors with regard to the physical foundations of dynamic materials model. In part II, of the work, a comparative study has been carried out to characterize the flow instability during a hot working process of a medium carbon microalloyed using phenomenological and continuum criteria.

    Los procesos de conformado de materiales inducen frecuentemente altos grados de deformación, a grandes velocidades de deformación, e imponen modos de solicitación multiaxiales y muy complejos. Dichos procesos quedan esencialmente limitados por la aparición y desarrollo de inestabilidades plásticas. Éstas pueden ser la causa directa de la propagación r

  2. Manejo de Sigatoka negra (Mycosphaerella Fijiensis var. Difformis Morelet en plátano cv. “Curraré” en San Carlos, Zona Norte

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    Carlos Muñoz Ruiz

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    Full Text Available Se evaluaron los diferentes productos químicos, utilizados en el control de Sigatoka negra en banano, en el cultivo de plátano, en la zona de Santa Clara de San Carlos. Uno de los principales objetivos fue generar un programa de manejo químico de la enfermedad para la zona de San Carlos, posible de ser transferido a otras zonas plataneras del país; el otro objetivo fue establecer las bases para automatizar las actividades culturales de manejo de plantaciones de musáceas, mediante la creación de un Software para computadora y asequible por internet. Para el primer objetivo, se logró establecer que genéticamente el plátano es más resistente a la enfermedad y, por ser un cultivo donde hasta el momento, no se ha sobrepasado el uso de funguicidas como sucede en el banano, se pueden utilizar sin problema los productos protectantes mas comunes, como el Vondozeb y el Ridodur, tanto en aceite como en agua, así como el aceite puro a 7 litros/ha, presentando un efecto aceptable en el control de la infección de Mycospharella. Los productos sistémicos utilizados mostraron su eficiencia aunque, por su costo, no se sugiere su uso en plátano, solo para casos de emergencia. La mezcla de protectantes con sistémicos y aceite (cocteles, se consideran muy efectivos pero innecesarios para ser utilizados en plátano en forma comercial. Para esta evaluación se hicieron 35 aplicaciones o semanas de evaluación, en dos periodos climatológicos (verano e invierno de enero a septiembre del 2001, combinadas con las prácticas culturales tradicionales de deshoja, deshija, fertilización, y el monitoreo, utilizando la escala de signos visuales de 6 puntos de Stover y el método francés. Se evaluaron las variables: Hojas por planta (H/P, Hoja mas joven enferma (HMJE y Porcentaje ponderado de infecci��n (PPI, para cada tipo de grupo químico evaluado. La variable H/P, en la mayoría de los grupos se inició con un mínimo de 3 hojas hasta un máximo de 14

  3. PL enhancement of MoS2 by Au nanoparticles%Au的金属颗粒对二硫化钼发光增强

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    魏晓旭; 程英; 霍达; 张宇涵; 王军转; 胡勇; 施毅

    2014-01-01

    Molybdenum disulphide (MoS2), a layered quasi-two dimensional (2D) chalcogenide material, is a subject of intense research because of its electronic, optical, mechanical and physicochemical properties. Since the monolayer MoS2 is a direct-gap seminconductor, it is widely used in the field of light-emitting area. However, its photoluminescence (PL) efficiency is very low due to excessive doping in monolayer MoS2 and rich non-radiative centers. In this letter, we reportits synthesis using the gold nanoparticles which have a resonance absorption peak around 514 nm. The gold nanoparticles are dispersed on the surface of the MoS2 samples by means of spin-coating. Then, we measure the photoluminescence (PL) of the monolayer, bilayer and multilayer samples before and after the spin-coating, and find a great enhancement in the PL intensity of the monolayer sample. Also, the PL intensities of bi-layer and multiple layer MoS2 samples are slightly enhanced. Our work shows that gold nanoparticles may impose an obvious p-doping effect to the monolayer and bi-layer MoS2 samples to enhance the PL, and a surface plasmon polariton effect of the gold nanoparticles is also a positive factor for the enhancement.%二硫化钼(MoS2)是一种层状的二维过渡金属硫族化合物材料,从块体到单层,禁带由间接带隙变为直接带隙,由于通常机械剥落的单层MoS2是n型掺杂的,使得其发光效率仍然很低。在本文中,采用匀胶机旋涂的方法将共振吸收峰在514 nm附近的纳米金颗粒尽可能均匀的铺在单层、双层以及多层的MoS2样品表面,发现单层和双层样品的光致发光谱(PL谱)分别增强了约30倍和2倍同时伴随着峰位的蓝移,而多层样品的发光强度也略有增强。拉曼特性揭示了纳米金颗粒对单层和双层MoS2样品产生了明显的p型掺杂,从而增强了发光;同时纳米金颗粒的表面等离子激元效应对激发光的天线作用也是增强MoS2的光致发光的一个因素。

  4. Aspectos anatômicos de plântulas Foeniculum vulgare Mill. Anatomical aspects of the Foeniculum vulgare Mill. seedling

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    C.F. Azevedo

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    Full Text Available A erva-doce, Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (Apiaceae, é uma erva entouceirada, aromática que apresenta propriedades condimentares e medicinais; tem origem Européia e é amplamente cultivada em todo o Brasil. Devido à deficiência de informações relativas à organização estrutural de plântulas de espécies medicinais, o presente estudo teve como objetivo fornecer informações sobre a anatomia e o desenvolvimento de plântulas de F. vulgare. As sementes de erva-doce foram semeadas em areia e mantidas em casa de vegetação por 25 dias, sendo realizadas regas diárias. Foram selecionadas plântulas normais e de padrão uniforme, que tiveram raiz, zona de transição, caule, cotilédones e primeiras folhas seccionados à mão livre. Este material foi corado e montado em lâminas com glicerina para observação em microscópio. Em todos os órgãos da plântula de erva-doce a epiderme é unisseriada, cuticularizada e com estômatos; sendo que as duas últimas estruturas não são encontradas na raiz, porém esta apresenta pêlos unicelulares e cônicos. Os cotilédones e as folhas apresentam funções fotossintéticas e nutricionais, indicadas pela presença de grande quantidade de estômatos, cloroplastos e amido. A caracterização anatômica de plântulas de F. vulgare auxilia na identificação da espécie e no conhecimento da organização celular, fornecendo informações que auxiliam em estudos fisiológicos, taxonômicos e ecológicos.Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (Apiaceae, is a forming clumps herb and presents aromatic, medicinal and condimental properties. It has European origin and is widely cultivated and used in Brazil. Due to lack of information concerning the structural organization of seedlings of medicinal species, this study aimed to provide information about the anatomy and development of F. vulgare seedlings. The seeds fennel was sowed in sand and maintained in greenhouse for 25 days, with daily waterings. Were selected

  5. Bronquite plástica em criança com talassemia alfa Plastic bronchitis in a child with thalassemia alpha

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    Tiago N. Veras

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: A bronquite plástica é uma doença infreqüente na criança, sendo caracterizada por moldes ou cilindros mucofibrinosos na árvore traqueobrônquica. Faz parte do diagnóstico diferencial de crianças com insuficiência respiratória de início agudo, e o tratamento precoce é importante para a resolução do quadro. O objetivo deste relato é descrever um caso de bronquite plástica tratado com sucesso por endoscopia, em paciente portador de talassemia alfa. DESCRIÇÃO: Criança do sexo masculino, 3 anos de idade, sem antecedentes mórbidos significativos, apresentou quadro de insuficiência respiratória aguda, com achados radiológicos de atelectasia pulmonar sugestivos de aspiração de corpo estranho. Não havia sintomas respiratórios ou antecedentes de alergia ou infecções respiratórias de repetição. A realização de broncoscopia flexível, complementada por endoscopia rígida e exame anatomopatológico, evidenciou a presença de bronquite plástica. Após a realização da endoscopia, a criança evoluiu satisfatoriamente, com curva térmica afebril e extubação em 72 horas. Foram utilizadas medicações sintomáticas, sem necessidade de antimicrobianos. Dez dias após a alta, a radiografia de tórax encontrava-se normal. A talassemia alfa foi diagnosticada através da eletroforese de hemoglobina. COMENTÁRIOS: A importância clínica da bronquite plástica reside no fato de apresentar um quadro semelhante ao de outras doenças mais prevalentes, como a aspiração de corpo estranho e a asma brônquica. A suspeita do quadro recomenda a realização de endoscopia para diagnóstico e tratamento. É reconhecida a ocorrência de bronquite plástica em crianças com fibrose cística, pós-operatório de cirurgia cardíaca e anemia falciforme. No presente artigo, foi observada uma associação com talassemia alfa.OBJECTIVE: Plastic bronchitis is an unusual condition in children, associated with formation of mucofibrinous

  6. Migração específica de antioxidante de embalagens plásticas para alimentos Specific migration of antioxidant from plastic packages for food

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    Leda Coltro

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    Full Text Available O uso de aditivos em materiais plásticos é essencial para o processamento e desempenho dos plásticos, uma vez que os aditivos conferem características desejadas aos polímeros. No entanto, há restrições determinadas pela Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA para as embalagens plásticas de alimentos, as quais devem ser avaliadas por meio de ensaios físicos, realizados por laboratório acreditado, para verificar se os requisitos estabelecidos pela ANVISA são atendidos. Sendo assim, o objetivo desse trabalho foi desenvolver metodologia que permita a avaliação da migração de 3-(3,5-di-terc-butil-4-hidroxifenil propionato de n-octadecila, antioxidante de nome comercial Irganox 1076, CAS 2082-79-3, presente em embalagens plásticas para contato com alimentos, empregando cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência. Esse estudo também teve como finalidade comprovar se o conteúdo de Irganox 1076 de amostras comerciais de filmes plásticos atende ao requisito de limite de migração específica estabelecido pela ANVISA para este aditivo. Os resultados obtidos indicam que a metodologia utilizada para os simulantes aquoso, ácido e gorduroso é satisfatória e adequada para a análise da migração específica do Irganox 1076, uma vez que todos os parâmetros necessários para a validação do método foram atingidos. As amostras de filme de PEBD e de EVA analisadas atendem ao limite de migração específica do Irganox 1076 para todos os simulantes avaliados.The use of additives in plastics is essential for the processing and performance of plastic products since the additives enhance the desired characteristics of the polymers. Nevertheless, there are restrictions established by the Brazilian Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (ANVISA for plastic packages intended to be in contact with foodstuffs which must be submitted to analyses at a proper laboratory in order to check the compliance with the requirements established

  7. 14 CFR Section 8 - General

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  8. 14 CFR Section 4 - General

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    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false General Section 4 Section 4 Aeronautics and... Section 4 General (a) The balance sheet accounts are designed to show the financial condition of the air... prescribed in this system of accounts for each air carrier group are set forth in Section 3, Chart of Balance...

  9. Altered hemodynamics and hyperuricemia accompany an elevated sFlt-1/PlGF ratio before the onset of early severe preeclampsia.

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    Doherty, Anne; Carvalho, Jose C A; Drewlo, Sascha; El-Khuffash, Afif; Downey, Kristi; Dodds, Madelaine; Kingdom, John

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    Objectifs : L’identification précoce des femmes exposées à des risques d’en venir à présenter une prééclampsie grave d’apparition précoce (PEg) constitue un objectif clé en obstétrique. La constatation d’un rapport sFlt-1 (tyrosine kinase 1 de type fms soluble) - PlGF (facteur de croissance placentaire) (rapport sFlt-1/PlGF) élevé précède celle d’une hypertension patente. La relation longitudinale entre ce marqueur biologique, l’hémodynamique maternelle et le taux sérique maternel d’acide urique au cours de la phase préclinique est inconnue. Devis de l’étude : Nous avons suivi, de 20 semaines jusqu’à l’accouchement ou 34 semaines de gestation, 20 femmes normotendues exposées à un risque élevé d’en venir à présenter une PEg. Un monitorage hémodynamique non effractif (faisant appel à la technologie de la bioréactance) à été mené à 20-22, à 24-26, à 28-30 et à 32-34 semaines de gestation. Les taux sériques d’acide urique, de sFlt-1 et de PlGF ont été mesurés simultanément. Résultats : Six des 20 femmes (30 %) ont accouché avant 33 semaines et présentaient une PEg; elles présentaient une résistance vasculaire périphérique totale (RVPT) moyenne considérablement plus élevée, un taux sérique d’acide urique accru et des rapports sFlt-1/PlGF plus élevés à 24 semaines de gestation que les femmes non affectées. La surface sous la courbe, les valeurs seuils et la sensibilité / spécificité pour ce qui est de la prévision de la PEg à 24 semaines étaient les suivantes : RVPT = 0,84, 1 250 dyne.s.cm-5, 80 %, 93 %; rapport sFlt-1/PlGF = 0,94, 55, 100 %, 93 %; et taux sérique d’acide urique = 0,99, 255 μmol/l, 100 %, 93 %. La RVPT et la sFlt-1 présentaient une corrélation positive au sein du groupe PEg avant la mise en œuvre d’un traitement antihypertenseur (r = 0,65, P = 0,01). Le taux sérique d’acide urique présentait une corrélation tant avec la sFlt-1 (r

  10. Desenvolvimento de plântulas de limoeiro 'cravo' relacionado a posição de semeadura Development of rangpur lime seedlings in relation to sowing position

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    Walter Geremias Rodriguez Robles

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    Full Text Available Instalou-se um ensaio em casa de vegetação com o objetivo de relacionar a posição da semente e o desenvolvimento de plântulas de limoeiro `Cravo'. Foram semeadas nas três prováveis posições que a semente tomaria ao ser lançada ao solo ou substrato: 1 deitada; 2 ápice para cima e 3 ápice para baixo. Este experimento foi realizado em bandejas de poliestireno expandido com 128 células, utilizando-se como substrato a mistura de vermiculita expandida e material orgânico vegetal. Adotou-se o delineamento experimental em blocos ao acaso, com 4 repetições e 40 sementes por parcela (1 semente/célula. Aos 75 dias após à semeadura, observou-se maior quantidade de plântulas com raízes normais quando colocadas as sementes nas posições deitada e ápice para baixo. A posição ápice para cima apresentou maior quantidade de plântulas com raízes tortas e enoveladas. O comprimento do sistema radicular foi aproximadamente o dobro da parte aérea, independente da posição da semente, ocorrendo o inverso em relação à massa da matéria seca.This experiment was conducted in a green house, with the objective of relating the position of Rangpur Lime seed to the development of seedlings. Seeds were sown in the three probable positions that they would take when planted in the soil or substratum: 1 sideways; 2 apex upwards and 3 apex downwards. The experiment was performed in plastic trays of expanded poliestirene speedlings with 128 cells filled with the substratum mixture of expanded vermiculite and vegetable organic material. The adopted experimental design used randomized blocks, with 4 replicates and 40 seeds per plot (1 seed/cell. At 75 days of sowing, a larger amount of seedlings with normal roots was observed when seeds are placed are on the side and apex down positions. The position apex upwards presented larger amount of seedlings with crooked and reeled roots. The length of the root system was almost the double of the aerial part

  11. Suplementos Minerales a partir de Anamú Petiveria Alliacea l. y Plátano (Mussa Paradisí-aca l.

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    Bárbara Luna

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Es muy conocido en el mundo el uso de los suplementos nutricionales debido al papel que representan como complementos de la dieta cuando esta no es suficiente para satisfacer los requerimientos nutricionales diarios del hombre, de sustancias tales como los minerales, vitaminas, proteínas, etc., que por la importancia que tienen en el metabolismo se consideran esenciales para la vida. Entre otros minerales, se consideran esenciales para aquel, hierro, zinc, cobre, manganeso, selenio, cromo, cobalto, etcétera. Este trabajo tuvo como objetivo presentar dos productos de origen natural obtenidos a partir de las plantas Petiveria alliacea L., conocida en Cuba como anamú y de Mussa paradisíaca L. (plátano, los cuales pudieran ser empleados como suplementos minerales, teniendo en cuenta sus contenidos respectivos de micro y oligoelementos esenciales para el hombre. En cada caso, se obtuvo un extracto seco (a partir de las hojas, en el caso del anamú y del pseudotallo, en el caso del plátano, el cual fue secado mediante corriente de aire a 70 0C y triturado hasta un tamaño de partícula de 130 ¿m . Cumpliendo con las exigencias establecidas para el registro de tales productos en el país, en ambos fueron determinados los límites de contaminantes microbiológicos y metálicos. Asimismo, se tuvieron en cuenta las determinaciones correspondientes para las especificaciones físico-químicas de humedad, cenizas y la concentración mínima de los microelementos. Se realizó además, su evaluación organoléptica. Finalmente, los productos fueron sometidos a un estudio de estabilidad durante seis meses. La composición de minerales, para el producto de anamú es: calcio: 17 mg/g, cobre: 0,16 mg/g, hierro: 0,21 mg/g, magnesio: 0,78 mg/g, manganeso: 0,16 mg/g, selenio: 0,02 zinc: 0,1mg/g, sodio: 0,51 mg/g y potasio: 23,83 mg/g y para el plátano: calcio: 191 mg/g, zinc: 21,9 mg/g, cobre: 3,4 mg/g, potasio: 297 mg/g, magnesio: 77 mg/g, manganeso: 35 mg

  12. Avaliação do comportamento reológico na retração plástica e na fissuração de argamassas de concreto auto-adensável

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    L. S. Girotto

    Full Text Available Este artigo investigou a influência do teor de aditivo superplastificante e da adição mineral - sílica ativa e filer basáltico - na retração plástica ena fissuração de argamassas do concreto auto-adensável (CAA. Numa primeira fase foi realizada a análise do comportamento reológico dasfases pasta e argamassa das composições de CAA. Em seguida, foram mensuradas as deformações das argamassas pelo efeito da retração plástica e avaliada sua fissuração. Tanto na retração plástica quanto na fissuração, a composição com adição de sílica ativa apresentouresultados superiores, independente da ação do vento e teor de superplastificante. No entanto, no assentamento plástico, a composição comsílica ativa apresentou resultados superiores somente nos ensaios com ventilação imposta. O comportamento reológico afetou diretamente aretração plástica e fissuração nas primeiras idades, fato confirmado pela análise das pressões capilares das argamassas ensaiadas.

  13. Organik ve Konvansiyonel Tüplü Asma Fidanı Üretim Uygulamalarının Ekonomik Karşılaştırması

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    Uysal, Hulya; ATEŞ, Fadime

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    Bu çalışmanın amacı organik ve konvansiyonel tüplü asma fidanı üretim maliyet ve karını hesaplamaktır. 2013–2015 üretim döneminde Manisa Bağcılık Araştırma Enstitüsü seralarında yapılan bu çalışma ile tüplü organik ve konvansiyonel asma fidanlarının dekara üretim maliyetlerinin karşılaştırılması yapılmıştır. Dekar bazında üretim maliyeti organik tüplü asma fidanında 19016.03 TL, konvansiyonel tüplü asma fidanında 17144.47 TL olarak belirlenmiştir. Dekara net kar organik tüplü asma fidanı için...

  14. Microclima e produção da uva de mesa 'Niagara Rosada' conduzida em espaldeira a céu aberto e em manjedoura na forma de "Y" sob cobertura de telado plástico

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    Mário José Pedro Júnior

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Foi desenvolvido um experimento em vinhedos de 'Niagara Rosada', conduzidos em espaldeira e em manjedoura na forma de Y com cobertura de telado plástico, visando a comparar as alterações microclimáticas induzidas pelo sistema de condução e uso de telado plástico, e o efeito na produtividade das videiras. Entre os parâmetros microclimáticos avaliados, apenas a radiação solar foi atenuada pelo telado plástico em cerca de 20%, acima do dossel, tendo sido transmitido para a altura do cacho, cerca de 41% da radiação solar no sistema em Y sob telado plástico e 21% no espaldeira. As temperaturas máximas e mínimas foram semelhantes em ambos os sistemas. A produção por planta e a massa dos cachos foram mais elevadas no sistema em Y sob telado plástico, em comparação ao espaldeira.

  15. Cross-sectional associations of food consumption with plasma fatty acid composition and estimated desaturase activities in Finnish children.

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    Venäläinen, Taisa; Schwab, Ursula; Ågren, Jyrki; de Mello, Vanessa; Lindi, Virpi; Eloranta, Aino-Maija; Kiiskinen, Sanna; Laaksonen, David; Lakka, Timo A

    2014-05-01

    Plasma fatty acid (FA) composition is known to be an indicator of dietary fat quality, but the associations of other dietary factors with plasma FA composition remain unknown in children. We investigated the cross-sectional associations of food consumption with the proportions of FA and estimated desaturase activities in plasma cholesteryl esters (CE) and phospholipids (PL) among children. The subjects were a population sample of 423 children aged 6–8 years examined at baseline of The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study. We assessed food consumption by food records and plasma FA composition by gas chromatography. We used linear regression models adjusted for age, sex, physical activity and total energy intake to analyze the associations. A higher consumption of vegetable oil-based margarine (fat 60–80 %) was associated with a higher proportion of linoleic and α-linolenic acids in plasma CE and PL. A higher consumption of high-fiber grain products was related to a lower proportion of oleic acid in CE and PL. The consumption of candy was directly associated with the proportion of palmitoleic and oleic acid in plasma CE. The consumption of vegetable oil-based margarine was inversely associated with estimated stearoyl-CoA-desaturase activity in plasma CE and PL and the consumption of candy was directly related to it in plasma CE. The results of our study suggest that plasma FA composition is not only a biomarker for dietary fat quality but also reflects the consumption of high-fiber grain products and foods high in sugar among children.

  16. Industrial Section Convenor's Report

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    Barone, M.; Riboni, P.

    2002-11-01

    recently into the areas of interest of our community (Hourdakis and Intrasoft) and the examples of an Industry historically committed to a strong R&D effort (SAES-Getters). Finally a case of involvement of industry in a "Big Science" project (CMS) completed the palette of the contributions to this Industry Section. The full set of transparencies of the lectures, are filed and made available at the conference site: .

  17. Efeito do volume do tubete no crescimento inicial de plântulas de Cordia trichotoma (Vell. Arrab. ex Steud e Jacaranda micranta Cham.

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    Ubirajara Contro Malavasi

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O ensaio comparou os efeitos de tubetes de quatro volumes no crescimento de mudas de Cordia trichotoma (Vell. Arrab. ex Steud e Jacaranda micranta Cham. até 180 dias após o plantio (DAP. Foram utilizados tubetes plásticos de seção circular e volume de 55, 120, 180 e 300 cm3 preenchidos com substrato comercial. Os resultados indicaram que, durante a fase de viveiro na qual não fora anotada nenhuma mortalidade, os tubetes menores causaram diminuição da massa seca do sistema radicular e do número de radicelas. O crescimento a campo em altura e diâmetro das mudas das duas espécies utilizadas no ensaio resultou em similaridade estatística entre as originadas de tubetes com volumes de 120, 180 e 300 cm3 ao final de 180 dias após plantio.

  18. 宁波第四方物流市场发展SWOT分析%SWOT Analysis of Development of 4PL Market of Ningbo

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    杨桂丽; 贺向阳

    2011-01-01

    Taking the fourth party logistics market of Ningbo as the research object, the fourth party logistics platform of Ningbo as the research entity and with the SWOT analysis tool, the paper analyzes the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the development of the fourth party logistics market of Ningbo. Based on the result, the strategies for the further development of the 4PL market of Ningbo are proposed.%以宁波第四方物流为研究对象,以宁波第四方物流平台为研究实体,借助SWOT分析工具,分析了宁波第四方物流发展中的优势、劣势、机会与威胁.并依据SWOT分析的结果,提出了宁波第四方物流市场进一步发展的策略.

  19. Um processo de injeção de plásticos: melhoria do programa de controlo estatístico

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    Santos, João Gonçalo Cunha; Sampaio, Paulo

    2015-01-01

    O presente artigo resulta de um projeto de investigação que aborda a melhoria de um programa de controlo estatístico de um processo de injeção de plásticos, tendo por base a aplicação das ferramentas básicas da qualidade, nomeadamente a análise de Pareto, o diagrama de Ishikawa e os gráficos de controlo. Paralelamente às ferramentas básicas da qualidade, foi também utilizada a metodologia Análise ao Sistema de Medida (Measurement Systems Analysis), com recurso ao software Minitab. A metodo...

  20. Cirugía Plástica en emergencias humanitarias: 20 años de experiencia con Médicos del Mundo

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    J. Fernández-Palacios

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    En este artículo presento mi experiencia como cirujano plástico de la organización Médicos del Mundo en múltiples misiones de ayuda humanitaria quirúrgica: conflictos bélicos y emergencias tras desastres naturales, describiendo la dinámica de este tipo de misiones desde la movilización inicial hasta el fin de las mismas y desde una óptica tanto personal como de la organización para la que actúo. Las misiones se han llevado a cabo en 10 países de Europa, África y Asia, en las que se intervinie...

  1. Germinação de sementes e desenvolvimento inicial de plântulas de achachairu Seeds germination and seedlings early development of achachairu

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    Wilson Barbosa

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available O achachairu (Garcinia sp, fruta largamente produzida na Bolívia, vem sendo comercializado no Brasil há vários anos. O fruto é globoso-oblongo, de polpa branca, suculenta e textura mucilaginosa e de sabor doce-acidulado equilibrado (ºBrix 15 e pH 4,1. Devido ao crescente interesse em seu cultivo no Brasil, pesquisaram-se a germinação das sementes e o desenvolvimento das plântulas durante os primeiros 12 meses após sua emergência. As sementes, extraídas de frutos bem maduros, foram postas a germinar em duas situações: 1 ambiente controlado em estufa tipo B.O.D., sob as temperaturas de 25 e 30 ºC, fotoperíodo de 16 horas e irradiância de 32 µmol.m-1.s-1, e 2 ambiente de temperatura não-controlada: 3 B.O.D, cuja temperatura oscilava entre 20 e 30 ºC, e 4 sob temperatura ambiente de laboratório (25± 2 ºC. O melhor resultado foi obtido na temperatura constante de 30 ºC, com germinação de 92% e índice de velocidade de germinação (IVG de 0,255. Quando germinada em ambiente de laboratório, a germinação das sementes mostrou-se baixa (30%, com IVG de 0,015. O desenvolvimento das plântulas em casa de vegetação ocorreu de forma bastante lenta, principalmente nas primeiras semanas após a emergência. O primeiro par de folhas surgiu após três semanas da emergência das plântulas, quando essas mediam 8 cm em média. A partir do oitavo mês de desenvolvimento, as plântulas emitiram várias ramificações laterais a partir da porção mediana para a região apical.The achachairu (Garcinia sp, a fruit widely grown in Bolivia, has been commercialized in Brazil for many years. The fruit is globular-oblong shaped, with a white succulent pulp, mucilaginous texture and a well balanced sweet-acid flavor (ºBrix 15; pH 4.1. Due to the increasing interest in its cultivation in Brazil, this work was carried out aiming to study the seeds germination and seedling development throughout the first 12 months after seed emergence. The

  2. Caracterización molecular de InJR06, un integron de clase 1 situado en un plásmido conjugativo de Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium

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    Conza,José Di; Ayala, Juan Alfonso; Porto, Ayelén; Mollerach, Marta; Gutkind,Gabriel

    2005-01-01

    Se investigó la presencia de integrones de clase 1, 2 y 3 en cuatro aislamientos pediátricos de Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium). Un integrón de clase 1 se detectó en una cepa de S. Typhimurium, la única que además presentaba resistencia a varios antibióticos aminoglucósidos. Este integrón, llamado InJR06, y los determinantes de resistencia a aminoglucósidos se localizaron en pS06, un plásmido conjugativo de tamaño grande (≥ 55 kb). El análisis de la región variable...

  3. Morfologia de frutos, sementes e plântulas de Couroupita guianensis Aubl. (Lecythidaceae. Morphology of fruits, seeds and seedlings of Couroupita guianensis Aubl. (Lecythidaceae.

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    Rayane de Tasso Moreira RIBEIRO

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Couroupita guianensis Aubl., conhecida popularmente como abricó de macaco, é uma espécie arbórea neotropical que ocorre nas florestas Atlântica e Amazônica. Considerando-se o potencial ecológico, econômico e a abundância dessa espécie, em especial na Floresta Atlântica, objetivou-se, com este trabalho, caracterizar morfologicamente frutos, sementes, germinação e plântulas, assim como, a citoquímica das sementes de C. guianensis, acrescentando informações para subsidiar estudos sobre sua conservação e utilização. Os frutos maduros foram coletados de 20 árvores no município de Recife-PE. Em seguida, foram realizadas a pesagem de mil sementes e medições individuais de comprimento, largura e espessura dos frutos e sementes para determinações biométricas e a caracterização morfológica de suas partes internas e externas, além da caracterização da plântula e de suas respectivas estruturas. O fruto de C. guianensis é indeiscente, drupisarcídio e globoso. A semente é eurispérmica, albuminosa e bitegumentada, e a massa de mil sementes desse lote foi de 153,5 g. A germinação da espécie é do tipo epígea, com o tegumento aderido aos cotilédones na fase inicial do crescimento da plântula, que tem início a partir do segundo dia após a semeadura, em condições de laboratório. O tempo médio e o índice de velocidade de germinação (IVG foram de 2 dias e 2,174, respectivamente. A plântula com 30 dias apresenta todas as estruturas, sendo classificada no tipo morfofuncional faneroepígea-foliácea – PEF. Couroupita guianensis Aubl., popularly known as “abricó de macaco”, is a neotropical tree species, occurring in the Atlantic and Amazonian forests. Considering the ecological and economic potential, and abundance of this species, especially in the Atlantic Forest, the aim of this study was to characterize morphologically fruits, seeds, germination and seedlings, as well as the cytochemistry of C

  4. Emergência de plântulas de tucumã (Astrocaryum aculeatum) em função da posição de semeadura

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    Maria Elizabeth de Assis Elias; Sidney Alberto do Nascimento Ferreira; Daniel Felipe de Oliveira Gentil

    2006-01-01

    O trabalho avaliou a influência da posição da semente no substrato sobre a emergência de plântulas de tucumã (Astrocaryum aculeatum). Após extração e embebição, as sementes foram semeadas obedecendo as seguintes posições: a) 0º - poro germinativo voltado para cima, formando um ângulo de 0º em relação a um eixo imaginário perpendicular ao nível do substrato; b) 45º - poro germinativo inclinado, formando um ângulo de 45º em relação ao eixo imaginário; c) 90º - poro germinativo voltado para o la...

  5. Las Técnicas Grafo-Plásticas para el desarrollo de la Psicomtricidad Fina en los estudiantes de Educación General Básica

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    Tello Báez, Angela del Pilar

    2015-01-01

    1. El Problema. ---2. Marco Teórico. --3. Metodología. --4. Análisis e Interpretación de los Resultados. --5. Propuesta. --6. Conclusiones y Recomendaciones El presente trabajo investigativo se planteó como objetivo elaborar una guía de técnicas grafo-plásticas, en las instituciones Indoamérica,Ing. Alberto EnríquezJarrin y Saquisilí; el propósito es desarrollar la psicomotricidad fina en los niños. Es importante poner en práctica la metodología investigación acción, esto nos sirve para or...

  6. Modelo elasto-plástico para determinar la fuerza máxima para un proceso de enderezamiento de un eje

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    Juan Camilo Galvis Salazar

    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo muestra el desarrollo de un modelo matemático basado en el comportamiento elasto-plástico del material con el objeto de determinar el momento de flexión y la fuerza máxima de enderezamiento requerida para reparar un eje doblado. La importancia de este trabajo radica en que muchas máquinas usan ejes para transmitir potencia y movimiento, y estos elementos pueden sufrir deflexiones permanentes durante sus ciclos de operación, de tal modo que un proceso adecuado de reparación puede incrementar la vida de estos elementos significativamente. Saber la mecánica del proceso de enderezamiento es esencial para los ingenieros de diseño, manufactura y mantenimiento a cargo de sistemas que usan este tipo de elementos (ejes.

  7. El papel amate, soporte y recurso plástico en la pintura indígena del centro de México

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    Maya Moreno, Rubén

    2011-01-01

    Lo que propone esta investigación de tesis, es destacar la trascendencia del papel amate dentro de la producción artística contemporánea en México y de manera específica analizar su relación con la práctica pictórica de los nahuas y su incorporación como recurso plástico (de origen indígena y tradición milenaria) de innumerables propuestas visuales.Plantea también un estudio técnico-historiográfico del antiguo amatl, abordando su empleo como soporte para la escritura pictográfica en los códic...

  8. Efeito de fungicidas no controle de Fusarium graminearum, germinação, emergência e altura de plântulas em sementes de trigo

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    2008-01-01

    Visando avaliar o efeito do tratamento químico na incidência de Fusarium graminearum, bem como na germinação, emergência e altura de plântulas, sementes de trigo da cultivar BR 18 Terena foram tratadas com os seguintes fungicidas nas respectivas doses de i.a./ 100 kg de sementes: captana (150,0 g), tiofanato metílico (75,0 mL), triflumizole (45,0 g), triticonazole (45,0 mL), triadimenol (13,5 mL), tolyfluanida (75,0 g), tebuconazole (5,0 mL), fludioxonil (5,0 mL), difeconazole (30,0 mL) e thi...

  9. Respuesta de la sandía al acolchado plástico, fertilización, siembra directa y trasplante

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    S. Felipe Mendoza Moreno; Marco A. Inzunza Ibarra; Roque Morán Martínez; Ernesto A. Catalán Valencia; Magdalena Villa Castorena; Ignacio Sánchez Cohen

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    En este estudio se determinó la producción, eficiencia en el uso del agua y la precocidad a cosecha del cultivo de sandía (Citrullus lanatus T.) regado con cintilla a 60 % de la evaporación de un tanque estándar tipo A, en tres tipos de establecimiento (siembra directa, trasplante a dos hojas verdaderas y trasplante a inicio de guías), con y sin acolchado de plástico negro, y dos niveles de fertilización de N y P2O5 (160N-80P y 240N-120P). El diseño experimental fue completamente al azar con ...

  10. Máquinas de injecção de plástico: instalação, protecções e controlo de qualidade

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    Esteves, Paulo José Matos

    2010-01-01

    Esta dissertação tem por base o trabalho desenvolvido na empresa Tupperware, que se situa em Montalvo, concelho de Constância, e incide sobre as máquinas de injecção de plástico horizontais utilizadas nesta empresa, em particular o modelo de 550 toneladas (ENGEL ES 4550/550K). Desta máquina fazem parte a unidade de injecção, unidade de fecho e o robot (ERC 63/3-C). Neste trabalho irá ser abordado, por um lado, a instalação da máquina desde o seu transporte até à respectiva colocação na ...

  11. Diabetes mellitus ist assoziiert mit einer erhöhten Plättchenaggregation: Pathophysiologische Aspekte und Rolle der antithrombotischen Therapie

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    Viktor A

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Diabetes mellitus (DM ist assoziiert mit einem erhöhten Risiko für atherothrombotische Ereignisse wie Schlaganfall und Herzinfarkt. Chronische Inflammation, eine endotheliale Dysfunktion, eine chronische Thrombozytenhyperaggregabilität und ein erniedrigtes fibrinolytisches Potenzial sind entscheidende Faktoren der Pathogenese erhöhter kardiovaskulärer Ereignisse beim Diabetiker. Prospektive Studien zeigen, dass eine Primärprävention kardiovaskulärer Ereignisse durch ASS bei Patienten mit DM weniger effektiv ist. Vor diesem Hintergrund arbeitet diese Übersichtsarbeit die pathophysiologischen Aspekte einer erhöhten Plättchenaggregation, als Folge eines Diabetes mellitus, heraus und beschreibt in diesem Zusammenhang die Rolle der klinisch etablierten antithrombozytären Substanzen.

  12. Tendencias actuales de los plásticos en la industria automovilística // Current trends of plastic in the car industry

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    G. Palmer Martín

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    Full Text Available En el presente articulo se realiza un análisis de la inserción actual de los plásticos en la industria automovilística, posición queocupan en este mercado, ventajas generales que presentan frente a otros materiales de primera línea, principales materiasplásticas empleadas y aplicaciones fundamentales, entre otros aspectos de gran interés técnico y estadístico._______________________________________________________________________AbstractIn the present article is accomplished an analysis of the current insert of plastic in car industry, occupied position in thismarket, general advantages compared with other material of first line, principal employed plastic matters and fundamentalapplications, between other aspects of great technical and statistic interest.

  13. Capacidades de innovación para la gestión del diseño en PYME de empaques plásticos flexibles

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    Miguel David Rojas López

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    Full Text Available La gestión del diseño es una aplicación de los métodos de la gerencia de proyectos que lleva menos de una década de estudio, pero muchos autores indican que es clave para el desempeño de los productos de las empresas. En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de un análisis de correlación multivariado aplicado en una zona metropolitana de Colombia en veintiuna pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME del sub-sector de empaques plásticos flexibles. Con base en este análisis, se encontraron siete variables que permiten traducir cuantitativamente las capacidades de innovación relacionadas con la gestión del diseño y del desarrollo de productos

  14. Modelo de evaluación de gestión de empresas industriales del subsector de empaques y envases plásticos.

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    Omar de Jesús Montilla Galvis

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo muestra una propuesta de modelo de evaluación de gestión aplicable a las empresas industriales del subsector de empaques y envases plásticos, producto de investigación teórica y de campo, como avance del proyecto de investigación titulado Modelos de evaluación de gestión, que se realiza dentro del Grupo de Investigación en Contabilidad, Finanzas y Gestión Pública.Este avance de investigación corresponde al estudio efectuado en empresas del subsector, en el Valle del Cauca, subsector que fue seleccionado ya que representa más del 52% de la producción nacional.

  15. New Arsenic Cross Section Calculations

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    Kawano, Toshihiko [Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)

    2015-03-04

    This report presents calculations for the new arsenic cross section. Cross sections for 73,74,75 As above the resonance range were calculated with a newly developed Hauser-Feshbach code, CoH3.

  16. Activities: Sectioning a Regular Tetrahedron.

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    Maletsky, Evan M., Ed.; And Others

    1980-01-01

    Worksheets are provided for use by students in grades 8 and above when sectioning a tetrahedron. Lesson objectives include the discovery of generalizations regarding the cross-sections of a tetrahedron. (MK)

  17. Section for qualitative methods (Letter)

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    Todd, Z.; Madill, A.

    2004-01-01

    Qualitative research methods are increasingly used in all areas of psychology. We have proposed a new Section – the Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section – for anyone with an interest in using these research methods.

  18. Efeito de diferentes temperaturas na germinação de sementes e no crescimento inicial de plântulas de Miconia albicans (Melastomataceae

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    A.K.M. Oliveira

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Miconia albicans (Sw. Triana é uma espécie nativa do Brasil utilizada na medicina tradicional em comunidades rurais. O objetivo deste estudo foi investigar a temperatura mais adequada para a germinação de sementes e formação de plântulas de M. albicans. Para avaliar o efeito da temperatura sobre a germinação da espécie foram utilizadas 1200 sementes postas a germinar sob temperaturas constantes de 20, 25, 30 e 35 ºC e nas temperaturas alternadas de 20-30 e 25-35 ºC. Foram avaliados a percentagem de germinação (PG, o índice de velocidade de germinação (IVG, o tempo médio de germinação (TMG, e o comprimento das raízes primárias e do caule das plântulas. Os resultados encontrados indicaram PG acima de 63% paras as sementes sob temperaturas de 20, 25, 30 e 20-30 ºC. Para o IVG, foram observados valores entre 2,17 a 2,93 para as sementes sob temperaturas de 20, 25, 30 e 20-30 ºC, indicando maior vigor; em relação ao TMG, a maioria dos tratamentos alcançou resultado acima de 15 dias, indicando que as sementes germinaram lentamente. Levando-se em consideração todos os parâmetros avaliados, a temperatura de 25 ºC propiciou o melhor desempenho para as sementes da espécie.

  19. Regulación transcripcional de genes involucrados en la producción de alcaloides indol-terpenoides en plántulas de Catharanthus roseus

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    Rocha Pedro J.

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Cathmnthus roseus es una planta medicinal productora de varios alcaloides indol terpenoides (AIT con actividad farmacológica. Empleando plantas y cultivos celulares de C. roseus la ruta biosintética de AIT ha sido determinada, además, un considerable número de sus enzimas ha sido caracterizado y sus respectivos genes clonados. La producción de AIT en plantas y cultivos celulares de C. roseus está altamente regulada a nivel transcripcional, es dependiente de los estados de desarrollo y puede ser alterada, entre otros factores, por sometimiento a estrés luminoso y tratamiento con elicitores bióticos y abióticos. Estudios sobre la regulación de los genes involucrados en la biosíntesis de AIT han sido llevados a cabo en cultivos celulares, sin embargo poco se conoce acerca de la regulación de los mismos en plantas. En los experimentos reportados aqui, se presenta un examen cualitativo de los niveles de expresión de los genes idcr strl, d4h y dat que codifican enzimas importantes en la biosíntesis de AIT en plántulas de C. roseus en una serie de desarrollo que comprende O a 18 días. Además, se analiza el efecto del estrés hídrico, luminoso y de la elicitación con metil jasmonato (Meja y ácido acetil salicílico (ASA. La comparación entre la evidencia experimental obtenida con plántulas en el presente artículo y los datos reportados en estudios con suspensiones celulares sugiere que la regulación transcripcional de algunos genes difiere de manera considerable. 

  20. Semillas y plántulas de Myrciaria dubia “camu-camu”: biometría, germinación y crecimiento inicial

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    Anderson E. Medina Bardales

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Los objetivos planteados fueron determinar la biometría de las semillas, registrar la respiración celular en el proceso de imbibición, evaluar el efecto inductor de la germinación de compuestos químicos y analizar el crecimiento inicial. La respiración celular durante la imbibición se midió por reducción del azul de metileno y del Janus Green B. El efecto inductor de la germinación de cinco compuestos químicos fue evaluado. El crecimiento inicial se registró con estereoscopio. Los resultados mostraron que las semillas tienen en promedio un peso de 520±172 mg, largo de 13,50±1,76 mm, ancho de 10,61±1,14 mm y espesor de 4,68±0,62 mm. Estas variables mostraron correlaciones significativas (r de 0,494 a 0,897 y p 90% y 65% respectivamente. El crecimiento hasta plántula constó de seis etapas y ocurrió en un periodo de 22 días después del brote de la radícula. En conclusión, las semillas de M. dubia muestran una amplia variación en sus datos biométricos (peso, largo, ancho y espesor, pero muestran correlaciones significativas entre sí. Asimismo, las semillas son metabólicamente activas en el proceso de imbibición y su germinación es inducida por el nitrito de sodio y el cianuro de potasio. Además, el crecimiento inicial hasta plántula ocurre en un periodo de 22 días después del brote de la radícula y consta de seis etapas bien diferenciadas.