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Deciphering the signaling networks underlying simvastatin-induced apoptosis in human cancer cells: evidence for non-canonical activation of RhoA and Rac1 GTPases

Description: Article on deciphering the signaling networks underlying simvastatin-induced apoptosis in human cancer cells and evidence for non-canonical activation of RhoA and Rac1 GTPases.
Date: 2013
Creator: Zhu, Y.; Casey, Patrick J.; Kumar, Alan Prem & Pervaiz, Shazib
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Demand Controlled Ventilation using CO₂ Sensors in a Wireless Sensor Network

Description: This report discusses research on demand controlled ventilation using CO₂ sensors in a wireless sensor network. The focus of this research project was to investigate Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring technologies, government regulations and policies, and best practices to improve IAQ. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.
Date: 2013
Creator: Parsons, David; Jordan, Georgette; Li, Xinrong; Thompson, Ruthanne & Abraham, Sherin
Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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The effects of chronic hypoxic incubation on levels of Nav1.5 in the hearts of the embryonic Alligator mississippiensis (A. mississippiensis)

Description: Undergraduate thesis studying the cause of hypoxic induced bradycardia. The author used western blots analysis to determine the concentration of the cardiac sodium channel, Nav1.5 within embryonic American alligators at 70% and 90% development when incubation occurred in hypoxic conditions (10% O₂) and normoxic conditions (21% O₂).
Date: 2013~
Creator: Pegram, Destiny
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Long-distance communication and signal amplication in systemic acquired resistance

Description: This review article summarizes the involvement and interaction between long-distance systemic acquired resistance (SAR) signals and details the recently discovered role of lysine catabolite pipecolic acid (Pip) in defense amplification and priming that allows plants to acquire immunity at the systemic level.
Date: February 22, 2013
Creator: Shah, Jyoti & Zeier, Jürgen
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Functional Characterization of Proanthocyanidin Pathway Enzymes from Tea and Their Application for Metabolic Engineering

Description: Article on the functional characterization of proanthocyanidin pathway enzymes from tea and their application for metabolic engineering.
Date: March 2013
Creator: Pang, Yongzhen; Abeysinghe, I. Sarath B.; He, Ji; He, Xian-Zhi; Huhman, David; Mewan, K. Mudith et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Emodin Suppresses Migration and Invasion through the Modulation of CXCR4 Expression in an Orthotopic Model of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Description: Article on emodin suppressing migration and invasion through the modulation of CXCR4 expression in an orthotopic model of human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Date: March 5, 2013
Creator: Manu, Kanjoormana Aryan; Shanmugam, Muthu K.; Ong, Tina H.; Subramaniam, Aruljothi; Siveen, Kodappully Sivaraman; Perumal, Ekambaram et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Evolutionary implications of the distribution and variation of the skeletal muscles of the anuran lymphatic system

Description: This article defines character states and describes variation of these putative lymphatic skeletal muscles: the M. cutaneus pectoris, M. cutaneus dorsi, M. piriformis, M. sphincter ani cloacalis, and the complex of the M. gracilis minor/M. abdominal crenator.
Date: April 3, 2013
Creator: Drewes, Robert C.; Hillman, Stanley S.; Hedrick, Michael & Withers, Philip C.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Investigation of the Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Subgingival Plaque Microbiota by High-Throughput 16S rDNA Pyrosequencing

Description: Article discussing the bacterial composition of subgingival plaque among diabetic and non-diabetic subjects to determine the effect that diabetes mellitus has on dental health.
Date: April 22, 2013
Creator: Zhou, Mi; Rong, Ruichen; Munro, Daniel; Zhu, Chunxia; Gao, Xiang; Zhang, Qi et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Underwater with a Hand Lens in the Rivers of Cape Horn, Chile; Ecology, Biocultural Conservation and Education at the Top of the World (55°S) or Zen and communicating aquatic ecology at the Top of the World (55°S)

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Water Conservation. In this presentation, the author discusses the rivers of Cape Horn, Chile and biocultural conservation and education.
Date: April 22, 2013
Creator: Kennedy, James H.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Elemental Concentrations in the Seed of Mutants and Natural Variants of Arabidopsis thaliana Grown under Varying Soil Conditions

Description: Article on elemental concentrations in the seed of mutants and natural variants of Arabidopsis thaliana grown under varying soil conditions.
Date: May 2013
Creator: McDowell, Stephen C.; Akmakjian, Garo; Sladek, Chris; Mendoza-Cózatl, David; Morrissey, Joe B.; Saini, Nick et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production

Description: Article on the enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production.
Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Shen, Hui; Poovaiah, Charleson R.; Ziebell, Angela; Tschaplinski, Timothy J.; Pattathil, Sivakumar; Gjersing, Erica et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs

Description: Article on nutrient-deprivation autophagy factor-1 (NAF-1) and biochemical properties of a novel cellular target for anti-diabetic drugs.
Date: May 22, 2013
Creator: Tamir, Sagi; Zuris, John A.; Agranat, Lily; Lipper, Colin H.; Conlan, Andrea R.; Michaeli, Dorit et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs

Description: Article on nutrient-deprivation autophagy factor-1 (NAF-1) and biochemical properties of a novel cellular target for anti-diabetic drugs.
Date: May 22, 2013
Creator: Tamir, Sagi; Zuris, John A.; Agranat, Lily; Lipper, Colin H.; Conlan, Andrea R.; Michaeli, Dorit et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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