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Antioxidant and cytoprotective activities of fucus spiralis seaweed on a human cell in vitro model
(MDPI AG, 2017-01-29)
Antioxidants play an important role as Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) chelating agents and, therefore, the screening for potent antioxidants from natural sources as potential protective agents is of great relevance. The ...
Power and meaning
(Informa UK Limited, 2017-01-02)
Parameter search algorithms for microwave radar-based breast imaging: focal quality metrics as fitness functions
(MDPI AG, 2017-12-06)
Inaccurate estimation of average dielectric properties can have a tangible impact on microwave radar-based breast images. Despite this, recent patient imaging studies have used a fixed estimate although this is known to ...
Topological transversality principles and general coincidence theory
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017-01-26)
This paper presents general topological coincidence principles for multivalued maps defined on subsets of completely regular topological spaces.
Material practices for meaningful engagement: an analysis of participatory learning and action research techniques for data generation and analysis in a health research partnership
BackgroundThe material practices which researchers use in research partnerships may enable or constrain the nature of engagement with stakeholder groups. Participatory learning and action (PLA) research approaches show ...
Advances in eco-efficient agriculture: the plant-soil mycobiome
(MDPI AG, 2017-02-15)
In order to achieve a desirable ecological and sustainable agriculture a thorough understanding of the plant-soil mycobiome is imperative. Commercial industrial agriculture alters greenhouse gas emissions, promotes loss ...
Insights into the functionality of endophytic actinobacteria with a focus on their biosynthetic potential and secondary metabolites production
(Springer Nature, 2017-09-18)
Endophytic actinobacteria play an important role in growth promotion and development of host plant by producing enormous quantities of novel bioactive natural products. In the present investigation, 169 endophytic ...
Characterization of a terbium activated gadolinium oxysulfide plastic optical fibre sensor in photons and protons
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-01-01)
A characterization study was carried out to determine if a novel, millimeter sized Terbium-activated Gadolinium Oxysulfide optical fibre detector has potential for future use in proton dosimetry. Preliminary studies employed ...