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Systematic Neighborhood Observations at High Spatial Resolution: Methodology and Assessment of Potential Benefits

Description: This article describes a systematic neighborhood observation instrument for collecting data at very high spatial resolution to collect data in a low-income minority neighborhood in Dallas, TX.
Date: January 20, 2011
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; O'Brien Caughy, Margaret; Mays, Judith K. & Murdoch, James
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation Predicts Weight Gain in a Multi-Ethnic Population: Longitudinal Data from the Dallas Heart Study

Description: This article examines the relationship between neighborhood-level socioeconomic deprivation and weight change in a multi-ethnic cohort from Dallas County, Texas, and whether behavioral/psychosocial factors attenuate the relationship.
Date: May 27, 2014
Creator: Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Ayers, Colby; Agyemang, Priscilla; Leonard, Tammy; Berrigan, David; Ballard Barbash, Rachel et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Critical developmental windows for morphology and hematology revealed by intermittent and continuous hypoxic incubation in embryos of quail (Coturnix coturnix)

Description: This article describes the exposure of quail embryos in the intact egg to hypoxia during "early" or "late" incubation for their entire 16-18 day incubation to determine critical windows for viability and growth.
Date: November 14, 2016
Creator: Burggren, Warren W. & Elmonoufy, Nourhan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health

Description: This article examines associations between geographic and contextual features of the environment and elements of human energy balance, with a particular focus on research and opportunities in the United States.
Date: September 13, 2014
Creator: Berrigan, David; Hipp, J. Aaron; Hurvitz, Philip M.; James, Peter; Jankowska, Marta M.; Kerr, Jacqueline et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Impediments and facilitators to Physical Activity and Perceptions of Sedentary Behavior Among Urban Community Residents: The Fair Park Study

Description: This article describes a preliminary investigation into urban adults' perceptions of sedentary behavior alongside perceived barriers and enablers to physical activity.
Date: October 31, 2013
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Hébert, Emily T.; Siddiqi, Zoveen; Leonard, Tammy; Craddock Lee, Simon J.; Tiro, Jasmin A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Who is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010

Description: This article characterizes differences in health among people receiving different types of food assistance and summarizes strategies for targeted recruitment and outreach of various food insecure populations.
Date: October 2016
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Xuan, Lei; Amory, Richard; Higashi, Robin T.; Nguyen, Oanh Kieu et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Environmental vibrios represent a source of antagonistic compounds that inhibit pathogenic Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains

Description: This article predicts that marine-derived bacteria should inhibit Vibrio pathogens and may be a source of unique antibiotic compounds.
Date: March 10, 2017
Creator: Burks, David J.; Norris, Stephen; Kauffman, Kathryn M.; Joy, Abigail; Arevalo, Philip; Azad, Rajeev K. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Extensive shared polymorphism at non-MHC immune genes in recently diverged North American prairie grouse

Description: This article investigates the patterns of shared polymorphism and selection at non-MHC immune genes in five grouse species from Centrocercus and Tympanuchus genera.
Date: January 25, 2017
Creator: Minias, Piotr; Bateson, Zachary W.; Whittingham, Linda A.; Johnson, Jeff A.; Oyler-McCance, Sara & Dunn, Peter O.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Oral spore-based probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers

Description: This article contains a study to determine if 30-d of oral spore-based probiotic supplementation could reduce dietary endotoxemia.
Date: January 26, 2017
Creator: McFarlin, Brian K.; Henning, Andrea L.; Bowman, Erin M.; Gary, Melody A. & Carbajal, Kimberly M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Toward a More Rational Design of the Direct Synthesis of Aniline: A Density Functional Theory Study

Description: This article uses plane-wave density functional theory calculations to investigate the direct amination of benzene catalyzed by a Ni(111) surface to explore the reaction intermediates and to understand the role of nickel in this reaction.
Date: March 24, 2017
Creator: Alsunaidi, Zainab H. A.; Cundari, Thomas R. & Wilson, Angela K.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences