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Spatial and Temporal Mapping of Key Lipid Species in Brassica napus Seeds
This article describes the use of matrix-assisted laser/desorption ionization-mass spectrometry imaging (MALDI-MSI) to study the spatial distribution of two major lipid species, triacylglycerols and phosphatidylcholines.
Mouse fat storage-inducing transmembrance protein 2 (FIT2) promotes lipid droplet accumulation in plants
This article discusses the test of the function of FIT2 in plant cells by ectopically expressing mouse (Mus musculus) FIT2 in Nicotiana tabacum suspension-cultured cells, Nicotiana benthamiana leaves and Arabidopsis thaliana plants.
Waste Materials from Tetra Pak Packages as Reinforcement of Polymer Concrete
This article discusses how compressive and flexural strength and modulus of elasticity decrease gradually, when either Tetra Pak particle concentration or particle size is increased.
The Life Between Big Data Log Events: Learners' Strategies to Overcome Challenges in MOOCs
This article discusses a study in which 92 MOOC learners were interviewed to better understand their worlds, investigate possible mechanisms of student attrition, and extend conversations about the use of big data in education.
Further calculations on solubility of 2-chloro-3-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine in ethanol + 1-propanol solvent mixtures at various temperatures
This article reports on the reanalysis of reported calculations on solubility data of 2-chloro-3-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine in binary ethanol + 1-propanol solvent mixtures at various temperatures, and several additional points regarding the correlations.
Commentary on "Correlation of solubility of hexamethylene-1,6-bisthiosulphate disodium salt dihydrate versus dielectric constants of water + ethanol mixtures"
This article discusses the finding that Apelblat model equation coefficients are found to give calculated mole fractions that exceed unity for the solubility of hexamethylene-1,6-bisthiosulphate disodium salt dihydrate dissolved in binary aqueous-ethanol solvent mixtures.
Adjusting Sowing Dates Improved Potato Adaptation to Climate Change in Semiarid Region, China
This article examines how potato production can be improved by altering planting date in China’s semiarid region, thus improving potato adaptation to climate change.
Symmetries, Information and Monster Groups before and after the Big Bang
This article discusses how the energetic loss caused by projection from higher to lower dimensions and by the Monster group’s non-abelian features is correlated with the present-day asymmetry in the thermodynamic arrow.
Atomic Distribution in Catalytic Amorphus Metals
This article investigates the atomic distribution in catalytically active metallic glass alloys using three-dimensional atom probe microscopy.
DSM Nosology Changes in Neuropsychological Diagnoses through the Years: A Look at ADHD and Mild Neurocognitive Disorder
This article discusses the evolution of modern neuropsychology as a field and the concomitant changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Coupling of Surface Plasmon Polariton in Al-Doped ZnO with Fabry-Pérot Resonance for Total Light Absorption
This article presents finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations on total light absorption (TLA) resulting from the coupling of a surface plasmon polariton (SPP) with Fabry-Pérot (F-P) resonance in a three-layer structure consisting of an AZO square lattice hole array, a spacer, and a layer of silver.
Influence of Silanization Treatment on Thermomechanical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes: Poly(methylmethacrylate) Nanocomposites
This article reports results for functionalized as well as unfunctionalized carbon nanotube polymer composites.
Academic Librarians as STEM Retention Partners
This column article discusses how academic librarians can assist with increasing student retention in STEM fields.
A Multilevel System of Quality Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching Indicators
This paper elaborates and extends the work of the EDUsummIT 2015 Thematic Working Group 7 by proposing a set of indicators on quality Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching.
Bottoms up: How subnational elections predict parties' decisions to run in presidential elections in Europe and Latin America
This article argues that a party's presence in elections across subnational units and its subsequent performance in these elections are determining factors for whether it enters the presidential race.
The Cognitive Limits to Economic Cluster
This article highlights human limits in cluster formation.
Field-grown transgenic switchgras (Panicum virgatum L.) with altered lignin does not affect soil chemistry, microbiology, and carbon storage potential
This article describes a study to evaluate effects of two independent lines of caffeic acid O-methyltransferase (COMT) downregulated switchgrass plants on soils in terms of chemistry, microbiolgy, and carbon cycling when grown in the field.
Discourse and dissonance: religious agendas in the 104th Congress
This article investigates the religious dimension of Republican legislators' participation in one-minute speeches during the 104th Congress (1995-1996).
Gray Wolf Exposure to Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases in Wisconsin with Comparison to Domestic Dogs and Humans
This article contains the evaluation of temporal and geographic patterns of exposure to these four vector-borne diseases in Wisconsin as the Gray Wolf population expanded between 1985 and 2011.
Analyzing the Effectiveness of Microlubrication Using a Vegetable Oil-Based Metal Working Fluid during End Milling AISI 1018 Steel
This article describes a study in which a vegetable oil-based lubricant was used to conduct wear analysis and to analyze the effectiveness of microlubrication during end milling AISI 1018 steel.
Assessing the media visibility of China's President Xi Jinping's first 3-year governance in The New York Times
This article assesses the media visibility, a composite measure of attention and prominence, of China's President Xi Jinping's first 3-year governance in The New York Times.
Bioabsorbable zinc ion induced biphasic cellular responses in vascular smooth muscle cells
This article explores the short-term effects of extracellular Zn²⁺ on human smooth muscle cells.
EDUsummIT: A Global Knowledge Building Community for Educational Researchers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers
This paper reports findings of an evaluative study conducted at the conclusion of EDUsummIT 2015 to investigate the effectiveness and impact of EDUsummIT.
The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study
This article uses simulation studies to examine the impact of ignoring a higher nesting structure in multilevel mixture models.
Ergodicity breaking and localization
This article studies the joint action of the non-Poisson renewal events (NPR) yielding Continuous-time random walk (CTRW) with index α < 1 and two different generators of Hurst coefficient H ≠ 0.5, one generating fractional Brownian motion (FBM) and another scaled Brownian motion (SBM).
Calculation of Five Thermodynamic Molecular Descriptors by Means of a General Computer Algorithm Based on the Group-Additivity Method: Standard Enthalpies of Vaporization, Sublimation and Solvation, and Entropy of Fusion of Ordinary Organic Molecules and Total Phase-Change Entropy of Liquid Crystals
This article presents the calculation of the standard enthalpies of vaporization, sublimation and solvation of organic molecules using a common computer algorithm on the basis of a group-additivity method.
Development and Application of Wood Flour-Filled Polylactic Acid Composite Filament for 3D Printing
This article presents the development of wood flour (WF)-filled polylactic acid (PLA) composite filaments for a fused deposition modeling (FDM) process with the aim of application to 3D printing.
Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments
Presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This presentation explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
Adsorption and molecular siting of CO₂, water, and other gases in the superhydrophobic, flexible pores of FMOF-1 from experiment and simulation
This article discusses the use of neutron diffraction and molecular simulations to investigate the framework expansion behaviour and the accessibility of the small pockets to N₂, O₂, and CO₂.
Arabidopsis thaliana--Myzus persicae interaction: shaping the understanding of plant defense against phloem-feeding aphids
This review article summarizes recent studies that have exploited the compatible interaction between Arabidopsis and the green peach aphid (GPA) to understand the molecular and physiological mechanisms utilized by plants to control aphid infestation, as well as genes and mechanisms that contribute to susceptibility.
Lessons Learned in Creating New Digital Libraries Interfaces
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses lessons learned from the UNT Libraries redesign of two digital library interfaces: The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library.
An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas
This article uses data from FitnessGram® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.
ALMA Observations Show Major Mergers Among the Host Galaxies of Fast-growing, High-redshift, Supermassive Black Holes
This article presents new ALMA band-7 data for a sample of six luminous quasars at z ≃ 4.8, powered by fast-growing supermassive black holes (SMBHs) with rather uniform properties.
Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings
This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Recent development of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides and their applications
This article reviews the recent progress in 2D materials beyond graphene and includes mainly transition metal dichalcogenides.
Metabolic engineering of raffinose-family oligosaccharides in the phloem reveals alterations in carbon partitioning and enhances resistance to green peach aphid
This article discusses the use of metabolic engineering to generate raffinose-family oligosaccharides (RFOs) at the inception of the translocation stream of Arabidopsis thaliana, which loads from the apoplasm and transports predominantly sucrose, and the fate of the sugars through the plant determined.
Rediscovering Music Printed in American Newspapers: A Case Study for Mining Non-Textual Content from Digital Newspapers
This paper discusses the use of digital newspaper pages through the Library of Congress database Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers as a case study to demonstrate the value of developing tools to locate non-textual content.
Book Review: The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
Book Review of "The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature" written by David George Haskell.
Erratum to: More Comprehensive Forensic Genetic Marker Analyses for Accurate Human Remains Identification Using Massively Parallel DNA Sequencing
This article provides erratum for the article "More Comprehensive Forensic Genetic Marker Analyses for Accurate Human Remains Identification Using Massively Parallel DNA Sequencing," which incorrectly deleted an author from the author list.
Deciphering Signatures for Improved Discoverability of ETDs
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. This lightning round presentation describes the creation of a database for deciphering and cataloging signatures for recently-digitized theses and dissertations.
Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments: Discussion Guide
Discussion guide presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This guide explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
End of Term Web Archive--2008, 2012, 2016
Presentation for the 2017 UNT Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides an overview of the End of Term Archive project, including updates and challenges from the 2016 harvest.
Health Literacy and Health Information Technology Adoption: The Potential for a New Digital Divide
This article discusses whether health literacy is associated with pateints' use of four types of health information technology (HIT) tools: fitness and nutrition apps, activity trackers, and patient portals.
Novel aromatase inhibitors selection using induced fit docking and extra precision methods: Potential clinical use in ER-alpha-positive breast cancer
This article aims to identify new molecules which could block or suppress the activity of aromatase enzyme by molecular docking studies using Schrödinger-Maestro v9.3.
TRAIL @ UNT: Update
Presentation for the 2017 Technical report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) Annual Meeting. This presentation provides an update on the TRAIL Collection at UNT Libraries, including current metadata remediation initiatives.
Gelsolin-Cu/ZnSOD interaction alters intracellular reactive oxygen species levels to promote cancer cell invasion
This article shows that increased gelsolin enhances the invasive capacity of colon cancer cells, and this is mediated via gelsolin's effects in elevating intracellular superoxide levels.
Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma
Slides presented during panel “Four Case Studies, Four Ways: Highlights from AAUP's Review of OA Projects” at the 2017 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses. This presentation by the principal investigator of this grant-funded project describes how we chose the topic of Texas and Oklahoma, what has surprised him about working with outside organizations and presses, what the challenges of working with outside organizations and presses have been, and what the good things about working with outside organizations have been.
ANXA1 inhibits miRNA-196a in a negative feedback loop through NF-kB and c-Myc to reduce breast cancer proliferation
This article shows that miR196a was highly expressed in ER+MCF-7 breast cancer cells when compared to normal mammary gland cells, with expression levels negatively correlating to ANXA1.
Genetically engineered probiotic for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU); assessment of a novel treatment in vitro and in the PAHᵉⁿᵘ² mouse model of PKU
This article describes the testing of a phenylalanine lyase gene from Anabaena variabilis (AvPAL) codon-optimized and cloned into a shuttle vector for expression in Lactobacillus reuteri 100-23C (pHENOMMenal).
Long-Term X-Ray Variability of Typical Active Galactic Nuclei in the Distant Universe
This article discusses the long-term (≈15 years, observed frame) X-ray variability analyses of the 68 brightest radio-quiet active galactic nuclei (AGNs) in the 6 Ms Chandra Deep Field-South survey.