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Collocated observations of cloud condensation nuclei, particle size distributions, and chemical composition
(Springer Nature, 2017-03-14)
Cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) number concentrations alongside with submicrometer particle number size distributions and particle chemical composition have been measured at atmospheric observatories of the Aerosols, Clouds, ...
Botulinum toxin injection versus topical nitrates for chronic anal fissure- an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
AimChronic anal fissures (CAFs) are frequently encountered in coloproctology clinics. Chemical sphincterotomy with pharmacological agents is recommended as first-line therapy. Topical nitrates (TN) heal CAF effectively but ...
Regulating immunogenicity and tolerogenicity of bone marrow-derived dendritic cells through modulation of cell surface glycosylation by dexamethasone treatment
(Frontiers Media SA, 2017-10-30)
Dendritic cellular therapies and dendritic cell vaccines show promise for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, the prolongation of graft survival in transplantation, and in educating the immune system to fight cancers. ...
Ticks and tick-borne diseases in Ireland
(Springer Nature, 2017-01-31)
Throughout Europe interest in tick-borne agents is increasing, particularly with regard to those that can cause human disease. The reason for this is the apparent rise in the incidence of many tick-borne diseases (TBD's). ...
Effects of standard coagulant agents on the dielectric properties of fresh human blood
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-10-01)
In this paper, the effects of coagulation and temperature on the dielectric properties of human blood are investigated over the frequency range of 400 MHz - 20 GHz using freshly extracted blood samples. The dielectric ...
Production of a recombinant swollenin from trichoderma harzianum in escherichia coli and its potential synergistic role in biomass degradation
(Springer Nature, 2017-05-16)
Background: Fungal swollenins (SWOs) constitute a class of accessory proteins that are homologous to canonical plant expansins. Expansins and expansin-related proteins are well known for acting in the deagglomeration of ...
Persistence and stationary distribution of a stochastic predator-prey model under regime switching
(American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), 2017-02-01)
Taking both white noise and colored environment noise into account, a predator-prey model is proposed. In this paper, our main aim is to study the stationary distribution of the solution and obtain the threshold between ...
Thyroid hormone treatment among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism: us national assessment
OBJECTIVE To estimate the effectiveness and safety of thyroid hormone treatment among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Large US administrative database between 1 ...
Pension provision by small employers in ireland: an analysis of personal retirement savings account (prsa) using bounded rationality theory
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017-12-29)
This paper applies a model of bounded rationality to study small employers' decision-making on pension provision in Ireland. Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) pension products were intended to provide inexpensive, ...
Proceedings from the 2nd european clinical consensus conference for device-based therapies for hypertension: state of the art and considerations for the future
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-05-05)