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Anchee Min's Katherine: A Lesson In Survival

- Anchee Min's Katherine: A Lesson In Survival Born in Shanghai, China, in 1957, under the rule of Chairman Mao, China’s communist leader, Anchee Min followed the teachings of Mao (Book Reporter). In 1974, she worked at a labor camp for some time. In 1984, she came to America, and by 1994 her memoir, Red Azalea, became an international bestseller (book jacket). Katherine, her first novel, was published in 1995. Min’s Katherine has been called by a Vogue reviewer, “a powerful lesson in survival” (book jacket)....   [tags: Anchee Min Katherine Essays]

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The Relationship Between Katherine and Zebra in Anchee Min's Novel, Katherine

- The Relationship Between Katherine and Zebra in Anchee Min's Novel, Katherine Anchee Min, a Chinese novelist, has written many books about life in China revolving around the Cultural Revolution, including her autobiography Red Azalea. In her novel Katherine (1995), readers are exposed to life after the Cultural Revolution. The story focuses on two bold characters—Katherine and Zebra. Katherine, an American schoolteacher, comes to China to teach English to the younger generation. Her western ideology—free spirit, free will, and her stylish appearance--influences her students to think differently about the ways they live....   [tags: Katherine]

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The Murder Of Hae Min Lee

- Murder Could you believe or even imagine a charming, handsome and popular high school boy killing his ex-girl-friend. This is the case involving Adnan Syed in the murder of Hae Min Lee in 1999. "On January 13, 1999, a girl named Hae Min Lee, a senior at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland, disappeared. A month later, her body turned up in a city park. She’d been strangled. Her 17-year-old ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, was arrested for the crime, and within a year, he was convicted and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison....   [tags: Critical thinking, Evidence, Murder]

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Sarah Koenig : The Murder Case Of Hae Min Lee

- Sarah Koenig tries to unwrap the murder case of Hae Min Lee, a Baltimore High School student, in her week by week podcast titled “Serial”. Hae went missing in January 1999, and about a month later her body was discovered, in a park, in dug grave. Ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, was convicted for her her murder, although he has always proclaimed his innocence. Koenig is trying to determine if Adnan is really innocent, and if so, who did it. The series has given us a lot to think about and many situations to consider....   [tags: Murder, Homicide, Mobile phone, Manslaughter]

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Comparing Yeon Yi Min and Me

- Yeon Yi Min and Me I could easily recognize the differences between Yeon Yi Min and myself as soon as I met her and recalled all of the factual information I knew about Koreans, but I did not discover our similarities until after I had opened my eyes to her individual, yet universal, nature. I saw her as a drone of her culture, held in by rigid structure and lacking of any independent, individualistic thought beyond rules of society; I was ready to share my culture with her and to learn of her culture, but I never believed that I would discover a connection between us because of what she said, or did not say....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Case Study : Hotel Rwanda Was A 2h And 2 Min Movie Released

- Hotel Rwanda was a 2h and 2 min movie released to the public eye on December 22, 2004. This filmed showed viewers a sociological problem dealing with racism within groups that lived, eat, breath and bathed on the same land. The move featured cruel and punishable by death actions involving two groups. One being of peace and willful kindness, another whose minds are shaped into hate and carrying out acts of genocide. Outside allied forces joined in to keep what little peace the country has had, however good news and bad blend so well in this movie it is hard at first to see a silver lining....   [tags: Rwandan Genocide, Rwanda, Hutu, Tutsi]

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The Modernization of Chinese Opera

- The topic of investigation is to determine whether the modernizations of Chinese operas justifiably portrayed China. The investigation will focus on Chinese operas from 1949-1976 and the government’s involvement during the Culture Revolution. Mao’s motivations to reform China are considered within this investigation and the relation between are explored. The two main sources selected for evaluation, Chinese Perspectives in Rhetoric and Communication by D. Ray Heisey and Red Azalea written by Anchee Min, will be evaluated for their origins, purposes, limitations, and values....   [tags: Culture ]

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Min Wage

- Should Minimum wage be increased. Introduction For many decades now, there has been heated debates concerning minimum wages and increases in those wages. Most people have a tendency to assume that when the minimum wage is increased people will benefit. They do not stop to think of the consequences that come from minimum wage increases. The general population merely assumes that people should make an adequate amount of income and never stop to consider the consequences, nor do they stop to consider alternatives....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viewing the Asian Art Collections

- Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viewing the Asian Art Collections The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the finest Asian art collections that has enlightened and strengthened my understanding in my personal art experience. The Museum itself is an artistic architectural structure that graces the entire block on 82nd Street in Manhattan. Entering inside, I sensed myself going back into an era, into a past where people traded ideas and learned from each other. It is a past, where I still find their works of yesteryears vividly within my grasp, to be remembered and shared as if their reflections of works were cast for the modern devoted learner....   [tags: Asia Metropolitan Museum of Art Essays]

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Panoptical Power in China

- Panoptical Power in China Jeremy Bentham, a leading English prison reformer of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, developed an architectural plan for an ideal prison that he called the Panopticon. Such a prison would consist of a ring of individual cells encircling an observation tower. Each of the cells would open toward the tower and be illuminated by its own outside window. So, by the effect of backlighting, a single guard in the observation tower could keep watch on many prisoners--each of whom would be individually confined--without himself being seen....   [tags: Prison Jail Imprisonment Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Technology

- Technology is rapidly changing each and every day, while this is changing it forces the users to have to change along with it. This rapid change raises the question of whether or not this new technology is safe for its users. This new technology raises many problems that include the monstrosity of cyber bullying and addiction to technology. Technology in part is not always bad, It does have its perks which include helping people to communicate over a distance. Technology also allows for advancements in healthcare and allows for people to reach more people....   [tags: internet, social media, 3 min of fame]

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Ancher Public Trading

- Ancher Public Trading TO:          Board of Directors FROM:     Learning Team A consultants DATE:          August 22, 2005 SUBJECT:      Sarbanes-Oxley recommendations As consultants for Ancher Public Trading (APT), Learning Team A would like to discuss the implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) legislation. This memorandum provides a brief history of SOX¡¦s creation, explains the relationship amongst the FASB, SEC and PCAOB, describes the pros and cons of SOX, assesses the impacts of SOX, and lists ethical considerations of SOX....   [tags: Business Management Memo Essays]

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Procedure for Isolating Genomic DNA

- List of Tables Table2.1. Agarose gel (1%) Table 2.2. (TBE)Tris borate EDTA buffer (10X) Table 2.3. TBE(1X) Table 2.4. Gel Loading dye (6X) Table 2.5. Ethidium Bromide Solution Table 2.6. Allele specific PCR primers Table 2.7. PCR reaction mixture and cycling conditions Table 2.8. PCR reaction mixture Table 2.9. SNP’s PCR(total reaction volume 50µl) Chapter 2:Materials and Methods Materials Table2.1. Agarose gel (1%) Serial no. Ingredient Amount(g/L) 1 Agarose gel 1 2 TBE buffer (1X) 100ml Table 2.2....   [tags: blood, gel, ethanol]

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The Trial Of The Courtroom

- Sheepishly, the jurors one-by-one were seated in the courtroom by a grinning ear-to-ear Bailiff as their escort. Judge Ricardo Sandoval had concluded his interrogation with the Defendant; both were positioned back in their appointed chairs, where each smiled coyly at each other. Unbeknownst while Judge Sandoval hit the gavel to finish this proceeding, Min-jun’s baby juice started escaping from his asshole. His Honor never felt so alive, and yet Sandoval was afraid that either the Prosecution or the Defense would recuse His Honor from this trial after such behavior....   [tags: Jury, Judge, Fuck, Prosecutor]

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Investigating the Reasons Why Penguins Huddle

- Investigating the Reasons Why Penguins Huddle INTRODUCTION Penguins are birds that have, through natural selection, evolved to be perfectly adapted to their extreme environment. So, how are penguins adapted to their environment. [IMAGE] How do they huddle. [IMAGE] The penguins crowd around in a large circle, so everyone is packed in tightly and the surface area is reduced as shown above. The penguins on the outside of the huddle move further into the huddle every 20 minutes and the penguins in the centre move to the outside....   [tags: Papers]

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The Communist China And North Korea Had Hard Life During The Continuous Revolution Period

- The people in Communist China and North Korea had hard life during the continuous revolution period. Both in Communist China and North Korea, people were forced to do something they did not like, but they did not have the right to refuse. Leaders and governments were the most powerful people in the society, people need to do whatever leader assigned without suspicion. If someone do something that disrespect their leaders, they would be punished in both mental and physical ways, and their families also might get bad influence from it....   [tags: Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Communism]

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The Effect of Glucose Concentration on Anaerobic Respiration in Yeast

- The Effect of Glucose Concentration on Anaerobic Respiration in Yeast Aim:To investigate the effect of glucose concentration on anaerobic respiration in yeast. Equipment list: 2* conical flask Delivery tube with bung Dropper Yeast Glucose Limewater Water bath Stopwatch Measuring Cylinder Method:I am going to do 5 tests & each test will be performed 3 times to get an average result. In one conical flask, I will mix together 25ml of yeast & 25ml of a glucose solution, with a delivery tube with a bung in the top of it and leave it for 5 min so it gets acclimatised; in the other conical flask I will put enough water to cover the end...   [tags: Papers]

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A Speech On The State Penitentiary

- Min. Nicole: Hi. How are you Pastor Wilson I’m so excited I wanted to let you know that my hubby is finding out the state penitentiary this Friday. Pastor Wilson: Wow. That is very helpful. I did not know that, has everything been going ok. Min. Nicole: I have been fine, I’m just excited that he is getting to pick up his son for the first time he is four today. Pastor Wilson: I am so glad that he will eventually come to see his son. Why don’t we have a welcome home celebration for him on Sunday that way it will be a celebration of both....   [tags: 2006 singles, English-language films]

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Stability Indicating and Kinetic Determinations of Fluvastatin Sodium by RP-HPLC-DAD Method

- 2.5 Kinetic Determination 2.5.1 Kinetic investigation of FVS in acidic degradation The kinetics of the acid degradation of FVS were evaluated in 0.1 M HCl at 70°C for different time periods. Solutions containing 1 mg/mL of the FVS were prepared in water. An appropriate aliquot was transferred into a volumetric flask, and diluted with 0.1 M HCl to give final concentration of 100µg/ml FVS. This solution was heated to 70°C and evaluated for time intervals of 30 min, 60 min and 120 min. Three samples were analyzed for each time interval....   [tags: physical chemistry, analysis]

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The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam

- ... And he also seemed to have a little bit of money. Inside I began to see a bright light at the end of the tunnel. I felt maybe at long last Somaly Mam had found a way to escape the sex slave trafficking industry for good. Even more so my feelings seemed to be confirmed when Somaly Mam said that she saw Min as a "staircase she could climb" (Mam and Marshall 49). Furthermore, as I read on I became even more elated with the fact that Min had provided food and shelter for Somaly Mam, my inner voice was cheering at the top of its lungs....   [tags: book analysis, gambodia, rape, women]

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Determination of Maximal Oxygen Consumption Lab Report

- DETERMINATION OF MAXIMAL OXYGEN CONSUMPTION (VO2MAX) LAB REPORT Introduction Background: In this lab, we explored the theory of maximal oxygen consumption. “Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) is defined as the highest rate at which oxygen can be taken up and utilized by the body during severe exercise” (Bassett and Howley, 2000). VO2max is measured in millimeters of O2 consumed per kilogram of body weight per min (ml/kg/min). It is commonly known as a good way to determine a subject’s cardio-respiratory endurance and aerobic fitness level....   [tags: oxygen, exercise, energy]

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General Aviation Aircraft Value Analysis

- General Aviation Aircraft Value Analysis A value analysis of four different modes of transportation was conducted to assess which would be the most economical by means of time and expense. Two separate trips were analyzed. The first, a relatively shorter trip of 1200 miles round trip from Detroit Michigan to Nashville Tennessee. The second, a longer trip of 2800 round trip miles from Detroit to Miami Florida. Three colleagues were used as a baseline for costs for all modes of transportation. The analyzed modes of transportation included car, train, business jet and commercial airline....   [tags: delta airlines, travel by train]

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The Chicken Egg Production System

- Introduction This is the second volume in a series of three reports looking at the chicken egg production system. Layer hens are highly productive however to get even better production they need proper care and management so this volume focuses on health care and housing of the chickens going into detail with feed and nutrition, infrastructure requirements and design, health, and lifetime productivity and culling strategies. Feed and nutrition Feed and nutrition changes throughout the hen’s life and nutrient intake, defined by the nutrient levels in the feed and the amount of feed consumed (Poultry Hub, 2016a) is affected by diet composition and feed intake....   [tags: Chicken, Poultry farming, Poultry, Bird]

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LAB Elimination Reactions Tested

- Purpose/Introduction: In this experiment, four elimination reactions were compared and contrasted under acidic (H2SO4) and basic (KOC(CO3)3) conditions. The acid-catalyzed dehydration was done on 2-butanol and 1-butanol; a 2ᵒ and 1ᵒ alcohol, respectively. The base-induced dehydrobromination was performed on 2-bromobutane and 1-bromobutane; isomeric halides. The stereochemistry and regiochemistry of the four reactions were analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) to determine product distribution (assuming that the amount of each product in the gas mixture is proportional to the area under its complementary GC peak....   [tags: dehydration, carbocation, chromatography]

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How Does The Amount Of Direct Light Effect The Cellular Process Of Photosynthesis?

- Problem/Purpose of Lab How does the amount of direct light effect the cellular process of photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the conversion of light energy to chemical energy stored in sugars or other organic compounds. There are two main processes of photosynthesis; the light reactions and the calvin cycle. The light reactions occur in thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast. First a photon of light strikes a pigment molecule of photosystem II, exciting one of its electrons. While the electron falls back to ground state, a nearby pigment molecule is raised to its excited level....   [tags: Photosynthesis, Adenosine triphosphate]

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Minimum Wage Is A Key Economic Policy Tool

- Introduction: Definition: a legal minimum wage that an employer can pay it’s employee. | Min wage is a legal binding. | Min wage is the cost of labour. | its a price floor. Important. So that ppl can earn at least the minimum required to live (standard of living). | to protect workers | can create unemployment | increase cost to firms Para 1. Introduces my research question and directs them to the points I will develop. Introduce thesis; list 3 supporting points. The minimum wage is a key economic policy tool as it can affect one’s earnings....   [tags: Minimum wage, Employment, Wage, Supply and demand]

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Physical Gender Differences

- Physical Gender Differences Are boys taller than Girls. Do girls catch up to boys by year 11. Are younger people more out of proportion. I will need lots of data to answer these questions. The Data I need to do this piece of coursework will be obtained from the Alun School database I will use it to make graphs like a cumulative frequency graph. This will help me to find the median and the interquartile ranges....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating The Fractional Distillation Apparatus

- The main purpose of this experiment was to learn and practice on how to separate a mixture that contains two miscible-non interacting liquids into its pure components via the distillation process and determining the boiling point of the pure component. The fractional distillation apparatus was assembled very carefully and all the joints were lightly greased. Then following the procedures 25 ml of 1:1 mixture containing ethyl acetate and butyl acetate was added to a 50ml cylindrical flask, then the mixture was placed in a round bottom flask and the heater was turned on....   [tags: Distillation, Fractional distillation]

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Improvement of Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Strain for Enhancement of α- Amylase Production

- INTRODUCTION α-Amylases(E.C. are starch-degrading enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of internal a-1,4-O- -glycosidic bonds in polysaccharides with the retention of a-anomeric configuration in the products. Bacillus amyloliquefaciens find potential application in a number of industrial processes such as in food, fermentation, textiles and paper industries [1]. Most of the a-amylases are metalloenzymes, which require calcium ions (Ca2+) for their activity, structural integrity and stability[2]....   [tags: enzyme, pH, starch processing]

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Probabilistic Seismic Risk For Buildings And Other Structures

- 5. Risk AnalysisEquation Chapter 5 Section 1 Probabilistic seismic risk (of damage) assessment is becoming the basis for longer-term approaches for buildings and other structures. According to N.Luco[2011], the latest edition of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) standard entitled “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures” (ASCE 2010) defines Risk-Targeted Maximum Considered Earthquake ground motion maps for the United States (US) by explicitly targeting a probabilistic 1% risk of collapse in 50 years, an approximation of the lifespan of a building....   [tags: Probability theory, Normal distribution]

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The Effect of Distraction on Exercise Intensity

- Before studying how distraction affects exercise and related physiological responses, it is important to examine previous research related to this topic. There is limited work done in this area but there are tangent matters of importance. To achieve the optimal health benefits from exercise the research supports the notion that it is necessary to exercise at a prescribed exercise intensity for a prescribed duration. Disruption in maintaining the prescribed exercise intensity may not allow the desired benefit from the exercise performed....   [tags: exericse, psychology, distraction, ]

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Case Study: Spanish Class at Granada High

- The Academic Performance Index (API) for Granada high was based on three years ranks: 2010 (9), 2011 (9), and 2012 (9). Similar School API Ranks were 4, 7, and 6 respectively. For the entire population, 5.30% were ELL learners, 16.10% socioeconomic disadvantage, and 8.50% students with disabilities. In addition, Granada High School offer honors classes, they are well known for their multiple sports, and their incredible infrastructure. The special services that they provide to their student are Migrant Education Program, Native American Education, Special Education, GATE Program services, Intervention, Summer School, TV/TIP and new teacher support, Peer Assistance Review, high school counsel...   [tags: teaching strategies, learning]

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Hydrogen Heated Entrained Flow Reactor

- An electrically heated entrained flow reactor was employed for the gasification experiments, as described elsewhere[13]. The furnace is of 2 m length and consists of six separately controllable heating zones. Thus, an isothermal gas-temperature zone in the entire reactor tube can be obtained. Inside of the quartz reactor was designed to have two layers with inner diameter of 50 and 80 mm, respectively. The pyrolysed coal char was fed continuously from the top of the reactor at an average rate of 600 mg/min by a piezoelectric feeder, and introduced into the inner chamber through a water-cooled injector....   [tags: Coal, Natural gas, Carbon monoxide, Gasification]

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Dimethoate Residues in Tea

- Tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze) is widely used as a beverage by human population all over the world. Tea plant is attacked by several pests and diseases and it is imperative to apply the plant protection chemicals to reduce the severity of infestation. Dimethoate [O,O-dimethyl-S-(N-methylcarbomoylmethyl)-phosphoro-dithioate] is a systemic organophosphorous insecticide, applied on citrus, cotton, fruit, olives, potatoes, tea, tobacco and vegetables to eradicate mites and aphids. Dimethoate is a moderately toxic compound and used in tea gardens to have control over tea mosquito bug....   [tags: Experiment, Dissipation Kinetics]

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Protein Over Expression

- Materials and Methods Protein Overexpression. Overnight cultures (15 mL) of transformed Escherichia coli BL21 expressing GST (glutathione S-transferase)-peptide, GST-EBNA1(Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen-1) peptide and 6xHis-USP7 peptide required 45 mL of LB Amp+ Km+ medium dispensed into GST and 6xHis-USP7 cultures while LB Amp+ medium was dispensed into the GST EBNA1 culture. Three flasks each with a bacterial culture was placed on a shaking incubator (250 rpm) for 1 hr at 37°C for optimal cell growth....   [tags: materials, methods, cultures]

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Purification of Milk Process and Chemical Reactions

- In this study, a three step purification of alkaline phosphatase from non-pasteurized milk was reported. It included cream extraction, n-butanol treatment and acetone precipitation. Different parameters like buffer concentration, temperature, pH, substrate concentration, acetone and n-butanol treatment were optimized to maximize the enzyme activity. The enzyme was fruitfully purified upto homogeneity from the milk, with percentage recovery and fold purification of 56.17 and 17.67 respectively. The kinetic parameter were determined to be 0.927 (Km) and 55.86 (Vmax), with specific activity of 11.31 U/mg....   [tags: alkaline phosphatase, enzyme extraction]

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Queen Myongson

- Queen Myongson (Queen Min) Queen Myongsong was born in 1851 in Yohung Min Chan. After the death of her father, the queen would not be able to build her own political power base in the patriarchal Korean society. At that time, the real power was in the hands of Hungsun Taewongun. Taewongun arranged his son to take Queen Min, whom lacked power and thus would not pose a threat to himself or Kojong. In 1866, at the age 14, Queen Min became wife to Kojong whom assumed power in 1864 at the age of 12....   [tags: Korea Korean Leaders Essays]

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Complementary Effects of Bevacizumab and MMC

- METHODS All animals were used in accordance with the standards in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Statement for the Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research. The Institutional Animal Care and Research Advisory Committee of KU Leuven approved all experimental animal procedures. Mouse model of glaucoma filtration surgery C57BL/6J mice (8-10 weeks old, Charles River Laboratories) were anesthetized via an intraperitoneal injection of 10 times-diluted (60 mg/kg final dose) sodium pentobarbital (Nembutal, 60 mg/ml; CEVA, Sante Animale)....   [tags: Glaucoma Filtration Surgery, Improvements]

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Investigating the Rate of Reaction of Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric Acid

- Investigating the Rate of Reaction of Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric Acid I predict that the higher the concentration then the faster the reaction, this is because when water is added the sodium thiosulphate solution and the hydrochloric acid have a more neutral pH and it becomes more dilute then it will be less reactive will the other particles in the solution. Equation for my experiment: [IMAGE]Sodium thiosulphate + Hydrochloric acid Sulphur + Sodium chloride Sulphur dioxide Water [IMAGE]Na2 S2 O2 + 2HCl 2Na Cl + SO2 + H2O + S The apparatus needed include: Goggles...   [tags: Papers]

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Why The Pulmonary System Of Elite Athletes Can Be Controlled With O2 Enriched Air

- Contemporary research has confirmed that the pulmonary system may in fact limit VO2max depending on certain circumstances (REFERENCE). Dempsey et al displayed that trained athletes experience arterial O2 desaturation during Maximal work load compared to untrained athletes, due to trained athletes having a higher maximal cardiac output than untrained athletes, therefore leading to a decrease in the transition time of red blood cells being saturated by o2 which will be transported to the capillary....   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Heart, Vein]

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Implementing Integrated Curriculum By Designing A One Week Integrated Unit

- Topic & Rationale: This professional development unit is designed for use with high school teachers. The purpose is to start the process of implementing an integrated curriculum by designing a one week integrated unit. The professional development session presented is one of many that will happen over the course of a year. Hypothetically, these units would be created over the course of the year starting in September and ending with the unit lessons at the end of the year (April). Teachers would not, nor would be expected to, finish during this session....   [tags: Education, Scientific method, Integral]

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Childhood Sexual Abuse Conducted By Asberg And Renk

- While studying a highly impoverished and traumatized population in Atlanta, research implicated that childhood adverse events affect neurological functioning which increases the likelihood of psychological distress, PTSD, and SUD (Khoury et al., 2010; Bryer, Nelson, Miller & Krol, 1987; Kendler et al., 2000; Mullen, Martin, Anderson, Romans and Herbison, 1996; Putnam, 2003). Supportively, a study of 111 female inmates with a history of childhood sexual abuse conducted by Asberg and Renk (2012) determined that increased trauma symptoms were expressively related to more frequent use of avoidance coping (substance use) and its negative effects....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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What Does The Demand For Oxygen?

- Introduction: Pollutants such as sewage, agricultural runoff, and organic industrial effluents decrease dissolved oxygen levels due to the decomposition process that takes place after they enter the water. Organisms such as fungi, bacteria, and other microorganisms work to break down the dissolved organic materials, and will take in oxygen from the environment to do so. This lab was designed to test how long it takes yeast, a representation of microorganisms, to break down milk, a representation of organic waste....   [tags: Oxygen, Water, Carbon dioxide]

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Properties Of High–lime Fly Ash Concrete

- PROPERTIES OF HIGH–LIME FLY ASH CONCRETE ABSTRACT Fly ash is a waste product from coal based thermal power stations. About seven million tons of fly ash is being produced annually from these thermal power stations in Turkey. Concerted efforts are needed to make the material used to a great extent. These paper give the results of an investigation on the performance of fly ash concrete made with ASTM C class fly ashes from two sources. PC42,5 cement used in the experiments conforms to TS19 (Turkish Standards)....   [tags: Concrete]

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Cell Lines And Cell Culture

- 2.1. Cell lines and cell culture The human TNBC cell lines MDA-MB-231, MDA-MB-435, and HCC1395 were grown in RPMI1640 medium containing 10% FBS, 100 U/ml of penicillin sodium, and 100 µg/ml of streptomycin sulfate at 37 oC in a humidified atmosphere of 5% CO2. MCF-7, an ER-expressing breast cancer cell line, was cultured in DMEM medium containing 10% FBS plus 10 μg/ml insulin. SKBR3, a Her2/neu-expressing human breast cancer cell line, and MDA-MB-361 expressing ER, PR, and Her2/neu, were incubated with RPMI1640 containing 10% FBS plus 100 U/ml of penicillin sodium and 100 µg/ml of streptomycin sulfate....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Polymerase chain reaction]

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Supplementing Camel's Milk

- GC analysis The Gas Chromatography GC was used a Agilent Technologies (7890A) interfaced with a mass-selective detector (MSD, Agilent 7000 Triple Quad) equipped with a polar Agilent HP-5ms (5%-phenyl methyl poly siloxane) (J&W Scientific, Folsom, CA, USA) equipped with a capillary column (30 m × 0.25 mm i. d. and 0.25 μm film thickness) and FID detector. Medium (Country) used for fractionations the date fruits, Echinacea extracts and camel according to methods performed by Dionex 22. GC-MS analysis Ethanol extracts of Echinacea arial part or date pulp fruits were performed separately using a Perkin-Elmer GC Clarus 500 system comprising an AOC-20i auto-sampler and a Gas Chromatograph interf...   [tags: Dates, Echinacea, Gas Chromatography]

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Screening of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection in women Is it necessary?

- SUMMARY: Chlamydia trachomatis is one the most prevalent bacteria that found in patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), which almost represent asymptomatic in society. Two hundred sixty urine samples of women in two groups (symptomatic and asymptomatic) were collected from patients attending STI clinic at Mehrad hospital in Tehran and tested by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the presence of C. trachomatis DNA. A total of 39 women in both group were infected (14.99%), which 27/130 person of them were in symptomatic group (20.76%), compared with 12/130 person in asymptomatic group (9.23%)....   [tags: Health, Diseases, STD]

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Using Synchrotron X-ray Irradiation to Support Gold Nanoparticles on MWCNTs

- Over the last decade, nanoparticles have been paid much attention due to their special physical and chemical properties. This interest is because the properties of them are different from their bulk material. More specifically, gold nanoparticles can be used in many fields: semiconductors, biosensors, catalysis and biomedicine (1). It can be synthesized by a number of different methods such as, by radiation (2), Vapor deposition (3), electrochemically (4) and thermal decomposition (5). In addition, it can be attached to carbon nanotubes to synthesis a functional hybrid great metal/CNTs catalytic material....   [tags: X-ray Irradiation, Gold particles]

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Criticisms of Consumerism and Materialism in Fight Club

- “Do you know what a duvet is. It's a blanket. Just a blanket. Is this essential to our survival. No. We're consumers. We're by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty...these things don't concern me. What concerns me is celebrity magazines, television with five hundred channels, some guy's name on my underwear”(29 min.) We are a generation comprised of invidious and conspicuous consumers, desperately trying to meet society’s consumerist criteria; seeking the false promise of the American dream....   [tags: fight club, consumerism, materialism]

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Using Green Energy to Help with Global Warming

- ... (English Online)Based on the graph below, we can lower the lifecycle of greenhouse gases and stop pollution that causes global warming (Union of Concerend Scientists).Graph: (IPCC) By shifting from coal and fossil fuels to green energy, we will save energy, and our coal and fossil fuels will replenish. Once it replenishes, and our population is too large to be supported only by renewable energy, we can use our newly formed coal and fossil fuels. To further support our refined lifestyle. Until then, we need to build facilities that use renewable energies....   [tags: renewable, greenhouse, pollution]

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Socio Demographic Characteristics Of The And Control Group

- 5. Results 5.1 Socio-demographic characteristics The present study included 118 subjects divided into 2 equal groups; case group and control group each consisted of 59 subjects. Both groups were matched in age and socio-demographic characteristics as demonstrated by Tables 5.1. Recurrent VVC is less prevalent among women with high SES; however, it is more prevalent among residents in rural areas (10.2% and 69.5%, respectively) as demonstrated by Table 5.1. 5.2 Genital hygiene behaviors There was statistical significant difference in genital hygienic behaviors between both case group and control group (p < 0.001) as demonstrated by Table 5.5....   [tags: Statistical significance, Statistics, Yeast]

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Physical Education Lesson Plan: Healthy Choices Unit

- Lesson Plan One - Healthy Choices Unit Physical Education - 5th Grade Overarching Essential Question: How do your choices affect your health. Topical Essential Questions: 1) How do the components of fitness relate to my everyday activities. 2)What kinds of activities will improve my fitness level. 3) What are some skills I need to be physically fit and active. Five 90 minute lessons Instructional Sequence: This lesson is the introductory lesson to the unit. It sets out to give the students a base of knowledge that will be built upon in terms of healthy choices and the affects of these choices in later lessons....   [tags: health, wellness, nutrition, teacher]

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Comparing the BMR of Mice and Humans

- Summary The respiratory system is responsible in regulating gas exchange between the body and the external environment. Differences in respiration rate indirectly influence basal metabolic rate (BMR) by providing the necessary components for adenosine triphosphate (ATP) formation (Williams et al., 2011). Observation of gas exchange were measured and recorded for two mice (mus musculus) weighing 25 g and 27 g under the conditions of room temperature, cold temperature (8°C), and room temperature after fasting using a volumeter....   [tags: anatomy, respiration, ]

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The Death Certificate Of Mrs Audrey Rutherford

- Conor McKinley noticed the jurors arriving back into their box, each taking their designated seat. However, something got his attention when he observed one obviously straight Juror sitting with a stain of cum on his pants, targeting his asshole. Then, McKinley looked towards Juror Number Nine’s direction. He had that Cheshire cat grin. Conor couldn 't believe what he thought; I need more cock in me. McKinley’s asshole twitched at the thought of that straight Juror getting fucked by Juror Number Nine’s impressive cock....   [tags: Judge, Jury, Prosecutor, Lawyer]

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The History of Cantonese and Putonghua

- The varieties of Chinese According to Bernard Comrie (1990: 83),’ there are more than 1,000,000,000 people are speakers of some form of Chinese.’ By seeing this figure, Chinese should have appeared long enough for its evolution and let it spread to different areas in which Chinese or its form can become the dominant language. The origin of Chinese is studied through bone and tortoise shell inscription because the earliest records were marked on them in around 1300B.C. (Chou Fa- Kao 1986:1) They are the earliest recorded founded that can be used for analysis, the development of Chinese is also base on these findings....   [tags: Chinese History, Chinese Languages]

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The Flying Troutmans By Miriam Toews

- Graphic novels are something that requires a lot of deliberate thought and dedication to create a novel that affects the reader in the way authors want them to. Everything within a graphic novel is conscious decision to enable the tones, story, characters, and messages to get through as best as they can. Due to this it is difficult to create an adaption based on someone else’s work, as you want to portray their messages and tones accurately, but also how the creator interoperates the original authors work....   [tags: Manga, Comics, Novel, Graphic novel]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of Anxiety Disorders

- Anxiety is termed as normal human emotions that are characterized by society. Many people in the society are faced with problems in many situations from different sources and thus feel anxious, especially in decision-making. Excess anxiety will cause distress that will interfere with the normal functioning, and can also affect the life of an individual. Anxiety disorders are serious mental illnesses that are characterized by fear and anxiety. Anxiety disorders can cause mental and physical symptoms or harm, and this may result in an individual experiencing shakiness and racing heart (Min, et al., 2013)....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Social anxiety disorder]

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Bacteria strains and DNA extraction

- Materials and method Bacteria strains and DNA extraction A collection of standard bacterial strains containing E. amylovora strains and several species of bacteria confirmed by Biochemical, Carbohydrates and Virulence tests for identification of E. amylovora isolates (data not shown) were exploited to estimate the specificity test (table 1). Furthermore, in order to assess the performance of two PCR methods and LAMP assay, about 208 symptomatic plant samples, were used. This collection was obtained from various plant tissues (e.g., flowers, shoots, leaves, fruits, and limbs) belonging to apple, pear and quince cultivars of different regions of Iran, during spring and summer of 2009 and 2010....   [tags: Biology, DNA]

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Description Of An Area Source

- 2.3.1. Characterize Area source For instance, an area source produces random earthquakes and the probability is equal anywhere within 100 km of the site. The exampled area source is shown in Figure 2.3. Figure 2. 3: Map of an area source. Since the probability of occurrence of location of epicenter is same everywhere, the result of probabilistic results of the distances from earthquake sources to site can be calculated for this example. F_R (r)=P(R≤r)={█(0 if rx├|m,r┤)=1-Φ((ln⁡x-(ln⁡PGA ) ̅)/σ_ln⁡PGA ) (2.10) In equation 2.10, it is assumed that the distribution of natural logarithm is normal....   [tags: Normal distribution, Random variable]

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Acute And Chronic Renal Disease

- Chronic kidney disease is defined as the presence of kidney damage or decreased kidney function for three or more months, irrespective of the cause[1]. Persistent damage or decrease in kidney function for at least three months is necessary to differentiate between acute and chronic renal disease. There are different stages of CKD and different diagnostic methods by which it can be diagnosed. Stages of CKD: Stage1 − GFR >90 mL/min per 1.73 m2 Stage 2 − GFR 60 to 89 mL/min per 1.73 m2 Stage 3a − GFR 45 to 59 mL/min per 1.73 m2 Stage 3b − GFR 30 to 44 mL/min per 1.73 m2 Stage 4 − GFR 15 to 29 mL/min per 1.73 m2 Stage 5 − GFR 10ng/L), which was found in approximately 45% of patients....   [tags: Chronic kidney disease, Nephrology, Renal failure]

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Application Of Decision Making Process

- The student will be able to use decision making process to identify a solution and reflect on the effectiveness of that decision. ASSESSMENT (Formative & Summative). How will you know whether your students have made progress toward the objective. How and when will you assess mastery. Formative assessment: The teacher will introduce the review of subjects by having the students come to the board and write down key terms or concepts. Summative assessment: A multiple choice test. KEY POINTS. What key points will you emphasize....   [tags: Assessment, Summative assessment]

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How the Different Types of Candle Scents Effects the Amount of Time the Candle Turns into Liquid

- How the Different Types of Candle Scents Effects the Amount of Time the Candle Turns into Liquid My science question is: “Do the different types of candle scents affect the amount of time the candle turns into liquid?” I am going to take four different scents of candles, strawberry, cinnamon, pear, and honeydew, all the same size, and do my experiment. My dad, mom, brother and I will all light the candles at the same time and wait to see how long they take to burn. I will record all of the information....   [tags: Papers]

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Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column

- Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column Ion column chromatography is used to separate both cations and anions. The separation of ions is performed by using an ion exchange resin (this lab uses an anion exchange resin which is a high molecular weight polymer). The amount of time required for certain ions to move through the column depends on the affinities of the ions. The mobile phase’s anions, sodium bicarbonate in this lab, will force the ion that’s being tested out of the column....   [tags: Papers]

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Philosophical Concepts of Value

- Introduction Value has been a fundamental issue in philosophy from the time of Plato, although the common usage of the term "value" in philosophy extends only back to the nineteenth century. Before that time, value were discussed in terms of the good, the right, beauty, virtue, truth, obligation, moral judgement, aesthetic judgement etc. The recognition that all these separate concepts are based on the same underlying structure led to the development of "value theory" through the works of such eminent philosophers as Lotze, Meinong, von Ehrenfels, and later Scheler, Nicolai Hartman, Perry, Dewey and Pepper....   [tags: Comparison, Normative Theories, Cognitivism]

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Canarium Schweinfurthii in Africa

- ... Studies have been done on the toxicity and repellency of essential oils of vetiver grass (Vetiver zizanioides Haiti), cassia leaf (Cinnamomum cassia, China), clove bud (Eugenia caryophyllata, Indonesia), cedar wood (Juniperus virginiana, Virginia), Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus citrodera, lemon grass (Cymbopogon citrates) and geranium (Geranium pelargonium) against the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki. All the oils were found to kill termites, vetiver oil being the most effective (Zhu et al., 2001; Verma et al., 2009)....   [tags: resin, oils, medicinal properties]

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Polymerase Chain Reaction

- The first PCR reaction was accomplished with only reverse primers, with this program: Reverse primer (50 pmol), 20 ng/l template, and 69°C annealing temperature in 12 cycles, followed by another PCR reaction with forward and reverse primers for 29 cycles, and equal amount of primers (10 pmol). The PCR product was extracted from agarose gel after gel electrophoresis using gel extraction kit (Qiagen Company) and ligated in gWiz plasmid (Aldevron) using T4 ligase (Intron, Korea) between SalI and EcoRV restriction sites....   [tags: chemical analysis]

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Knowledge and Attitudes of A Healthy Lifestyle

- The components of a healthy lifestyle include many things. A few examples of these components are eating right, exercising regularly, and keeping your mind calm and content. Eating right means staying on a healthy diet. This does not mean that you cannot eat sweets or fatty foods, it just means that you should constantly keep in mind how a certain food will affect your body. One wants to always remain in control, do not gorge yourself and then skip a few meals to make up for it. Always keep things in proportion, such as maybe eating a light healthy breakfast and lunch and then allowing yourself a slightly heavier food for dinner or for snack....   [tags: components of a healthy lifestyle]

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Experiment on the Differences in Recovery Heart Rates in Athletes and Non-Athletes

- ... The whole area of HRR and its clinical implications is a subject of current investigation, but it is well established that HRR is a strong predictor of both cardiovascular-related and all-cause mortality in healthy adults. Citations: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Variables: • Independent: o I will have two groups both containing 5 people, in total 1...   [tags: variables, treadmill, controls]

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Use of Guava Leaves as a Bio Absorbent for Waste Elimination

- Introduction The wide use of heavy metals and its compounds by modern industries has resulted in large quantities of this element being discharged into environment. These inorganic micro-pollutants are of considerable concern because they are non-biodegradable, highly toxic and have a probable carcinogenic effect. If directly discharged into the sewage system, their presence decreases the efficiency of the biological treatment [1, 2, 3]. Among the heavy metals, chromium is one of the most important environmental issues....   [tags: Chemistry, Chromium, Sorbent]

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A Randomized, Open Label, Pragmatic Trial Conducted By Semler And Colleagues

- In a randomized, open-label, pragmatic trial conducted by Semler and colleagues (2016), HFNC during ETI was compared to the usual care of only pre-oxygenation to determine if utilization of the HFNC resulted in less oxygen desaturation (Level of Evidence II-a; Appendix A.3). This was a single center study conducted in the Medical ICU at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Convenience sampling was utilized to enroll patients from the medical ICU who required ETI in this study between February 2014 and February 2015....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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The Choice Of Five Fathers And Children Presents Sectional Consistency

- Considering the above comparison, it can be seen that the choice of five fathers and children presents sectional consistency. In Korea’s original show, five fathers own different personalities, like funny, serious, treating children like friends, indulging children or inexperienced. They were corresponding to five father types, respectively. Although audiences in front of televisions have different backgrounds of growth, they can also find familiar feeling. Their psychological distance with television show can be shortened....   [tags: Father, Family, South Korea, 1979 births]

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Molecular Characterization of Brucella Abortus from Cattle and Buffaloes

- ... All the nine isolates were confirmed by PCR using two sets of primers F4/R2 and B4/B5 which amplified 905bp and 223bp, respectively (Fig. 1 & Fig. 2). Twelve samples were positive by PCR (Fig. 3) utilizing genus specific primers F4 and R2 targeting 16S rRNA gene of B. abortus and amplified 905bp region. There are higher number of commensal bacteria and low number of Brucella in foetal membranes and vaginal mucus samples, which made isolation difficult. Fekete et al. (1990) also determined sensitivity of PCR with different concentrations of genomic DNA of Brucella abortus S-19....   [tags: bovine brucelosis disease]

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A Patient Who Has Suffered From An Acute Infarction

- Many people in our society today live with cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the most prevalent cause of death and disability worldwide (Jaiswal, 2011). Not only does cardiovascular disease bring about challenges to patients that can ultimately lead to death, but it also involves major financial burdens. The nature of the disease and the patient’s life style factors play important roles in treatment and prevention. Habitual lifestyle habits can set the stage for complications to occur....   [tags: Myocardial infarction, Hypertension, Heart]

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The Melt Flow Rate of Different Polymeric Materials

- E3: The Melt Flow Rate of Different Polymeric Materials Objectives: 1) To learn the operating procedure of TWELVindex 2) To determine the melt flow rate of different polymeric materials Introduction: Melt flow index is given by the weight of the extrudate in gram per 10 min [1]. Referring to Figure 1.1, the melt flow index measured according to Condition-E (190°C, 2160g) which is the normal condition for polyethylene is called “Melt Index (MI)”. Polypropylene requires Condition-L (230°C, 2160g) because of its high melting point, and the melt flow index at Condition-L is called “Melt Flow (MF)’....   [tags: operating procedure, melt flow index]

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‘Hypercholesteremia Elevates Level of Cholesterol in the Blood

- ‘Hypercholesteremia’ is a condition exhibiting elevated level of cholesterol in the blood and considered as a risk factor for developing cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). The use of probiotics, in particular Lactobacillus spp. has been gaining much interest in the recent years. More over, owing to its numerous and potential health-promoting benefits, there is a considerable interest in the use of probiotics as biotherapeutic agents (Begley, 2006). Gastrointestinal tract contains several lactic acid bacteria (LAB), which could be physiologically important for maintaining gut health....   [tags: cardiovasular disease, bile salt, health]

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Chemical Properties Of Activated Carbon On Niobium Oxide

- We synthesized catalysts by loading phosphoric acid and activated carbon on niobium oxide by the co-impregnation method. The loading of activated carbon (AC) and phosphoric acid was calculated based on the niobium oxide weight. The amount of AC, phosphoric acid, and niobium oxide was fixed at 3, 10, and 20 wt%, respectively. The catalyst with 3 wt% AC and 10 wt% phosphoric acid was found to be optimum. The reactor was maintained at 300 °C using an electronic furnace. 10 wt% glycerol solution was fed to the reactor by the WHSV 17.6 g/g·cat....   [tags: Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide, Adsorption, Hydrogen]

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CUMS-Induced Increase in ERα/ERβ Expression Part 1

- Young (10 + 2 weeks; n=20) male Swiss albino mice weighing 25-30 g inbred and maintained in the animal house of Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India were used. Mice were housed 5 per cage in a temperature-, humidity-, and light-controlled (12:12-hr light/dark cycle) animal room, and provided with food and water ad libitum. Mice were divided in control and experimental groups (n=10 each). All animal experiments were carried out in accordance with the principles and procedures outlined in the guidelines of animal ethical committee of Banaras Hindu University....   [tags: neuroscience research using mice]

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Differentiation Between Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia and Colonization

- Materials and Methods The present study was conducted at the Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, of our tertiary care referral centre. a. Patients and clinical samples During the 5 year study period (Feb 2007 to Dec 2012), a total of 355 patients including both HIV sero positive and non-HIV immunocompromised patients with pulmonary infection clinically suggestive of PCP attending to various OPD and/or admitted to our tertiary care centre were enrolled. Among these 355 patients, 106 were HIV seropositive patients (n=106) and remaining 249 were non-HIV immunocompromised patients....   [tags: patients, dna, clinical]

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`` Sea Oak `` By George Saunders

- Society tends to encourage virtuous qualities such as kindness, patience and optimism, indeed, these are virtuous qualities that could make up potential leaders and role models. But, the irony is that in some circumstances virtues can become a hindrance not just to yourself, but the people around you as well. This happened to Aunt Burnie, a gentle caretaker of the narrator and two girls Min and Jade, in George Saunders’ “Sea Oak”. Due to burglary, Aunt Burnie’s life came to an end, but due to strange circumstances she was resurrected....   [tags: Family, Virtue, Life, George Saunders]

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Treatment Of Gout Falls Into Two Categories

- Pharmacologic Treatment of gout falls into two categories. The management of acute attacks aims to resolve arthritic pain and inflammation. Typically, oral or injectable NSAIDS, corticosteroids, or oral colchicine are prescribed. The focus of this article is to review Urate Lowering Therapy (ULT) for the prophylaxis of gout flares in patients with a history of gout. Urate Lowering Therapy Prophylactic treatment of gout consists of lowering serum urate levels by reducing the production of uric acid or by increasing the excretion of urate from the body....   [tags: Uric acid, Gout, Kidney stone, Hyperuricemia]

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