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Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report (open access)

Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report

This report discusses the Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR) project outcomes. The authors investigate the review process for agencies that fund scientific research.
Date: January 2013
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt; Moen, William E.; Burggren, Warren W. & Mitcham, Carl
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Deciphering the signaling networks underlying simvastatin-induced apoptosis in human cancer cells: evidence for non-canonical activation of RhoA and Rac1 GTPases (open access)

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

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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Demand Controlled Ventilation using CO₂ Sensors in a Wireless Sensor Network (open access)

Demand Controlled Ventilation using CO₂ Sensors in a Wireless Sensor Network

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
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Developing a Density Map-based Visualization Tool for Metagenomics Analysis (open access)

Developing a Density Map-based Visualization Tool for Metagenomics Analysis

Paper discusses a new method for visualizing microbial community composition, where each sample in a standard two-dimensional map of bacterial diversity is projected as a density map onto this grid, so that different figures have similar layouts and differences can be visually assessed.
Date: 2013
Creator: Munro, Daniel
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Effect of Medical Technology on the Cost and Availability of Health Insurance (open access)

The Effect of Medical Technology on the Cost and Availability of Health Insurance

Paper explores a possible correlation between recent increases in medical technology and the cost of health insurance.
Date: 2013
Creator: Snell, Johnae
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The effects of chronic hypoxic incubation on levels of Nav1.5 in the hearts of the embryonic Alligator mississippiensis (A. mississippiensis) (open access)

The effects of chronic hypoxic incubation on levels of Nav1.5 in the hearts of the embryonic Alligator mississippiensis (A. mississippiensis)

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
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Food Insecurity and Related Health Problems Among Children in Denton, Texas (open access)

Food Insecurity and Related Health Problems Among Children in Denton, Texas

Paper examines the geography and consequences of food insecurity in Denton, TX.
Date: 2013
Creator: Kouchade, Bissilola
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Isolation and Analysis of Mycobacteriophage CharlieBrwn (open access)

Isolation and Analysis of Mycobacteriophage CharlieBrwn

Paper contains an analysis of the characteristics of the mycobacteriophage CharlieBrwn.
Date: 2013
Creator: Jung, Jennifer A. & Powell, Aaron
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly (open access)

Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Book chapter manuscript on monolignol biosynthesis and its genetic manipulation.
Date: 2013
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Reddy, M. S. Srinivasa & Gallego-Giraldo, Lina
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Optical imaging of motor cortical hemodynamic response to directional arm movements using near-infrared spectroscopy (open access)

Optical imaging of motor cortical hemodynamic response to directional arm movements using near-infrared spectroscopy

Article on optical imaging of motor cortical hemodynamic response to directional arm movements using near-infrared spectroscopy.
Date: 2013
Creator: Tam, Nicoladie D. & Zouridakis, George
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Potential role of signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT)3 signaling pathway in inflammation, survival, proliferation and invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma (open access)

Potential role of signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT)3 signaling pathway in inflammation, survival, proliferation and invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma

Article on the potential role of signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT)3 signaling pathway in inflammation, survival, proliferation and invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Date: 2013
Creator: Subramaniam, Aruljothi; Shanmugam, Muthu K.; Perumal, Ekambaram; Li, Feng; Nachiyappan, Alamelu; Dai, Xiaoyun et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Long-distance communication and signal amplication in systemic acquired resistance (open access)

Long-distance communication and signal amplication in systemic acquired resistance

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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Functional Characterization of Proanthocyanidin Pathway Enzymes from Tea and Their Application for Metabolic Engineering (open access)

Functional Characterization of Proanthocyanidin Pathway Enzymes from Tea and Their Application for Metabolic Engineering

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Emodin Suppresses Migration and Invasion through the Modulation of CXCR4 Expression in an Orthotopic Model of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma (open access)

Emodin Suppresses Migration and Invasion through the Modulation of CXCR4 Expression in an Orthotopic Model of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Evolutionary implications of the distribution and variation of the skeletal muscles of the anuran lymphatic system (open access)

Evolutionary implications of the distribution and variation of the skeletal muscles of the anuran lymphatic system

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Investigation of the Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Subgingival Plaque Microbiota by High-Throughput 16S rDNA Pyrosequencing (open access)

Investigation of the Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Subgingival Plaque Microbiota by High-Throughput 16S rDNA Pyrosequencing

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

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)

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.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Water Water Everywhere! but not a drop to drink?

This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Water Conservation. In this presentation, the author discusses water conservation and sustainability.
Date: April 22, 2013
Creator: Thompson, Ruthanne
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Bacterial Community Profiling of Milk Samples as a Means to Understand Culture-Negative Bovine Clinical Mastitis (open access)

Bacterial Community Profiling of Milk Samples as a Means to Understand Culture-Negative Bovine Clinical Mastitis

Article discussing a study that was conducted to understand the basis of a bacterial infection that is common among dairy cows.
Date: April 25, 2013
Creator: Kuehn, Joanna S.; Gorden, Patrick J.; Munro, Daniel; Rong, Ruichen; Dong, Qunfeng; Plummer, Paul J. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Elemental Concentrations in the Seed of Mutants and Natural Variants of Arabidopsis thaliana Grown under Varying Soil Conditions (open access)

Elemental Concentrations in the Seed of Mutants and Natural Variants of Arabidopsis thaliana Grown under Varying Soil Conditions

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production (open access)

Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production (open access)

Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production

Article on enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel production.
Date: February 7, 2013
Creator: Shen, Hui; Poovaiah, Charleson R.; Ziebell, Angela; Tschaplinski, Timothy J.; Pattathil, Sivakumar; Gjersing, Erica et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs (open access)

Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs

Article on nutrient-deprivation autophagy factor-1 (NAF-1) and biochemical properties of a novel cellular target for anti-diabetic drugs.
Date: December 11, 2012
Creator: Tamir, Sagi; Zuris, John A.; Agranat, Lily; Lipper, Colin H.; Conlan, Andrea R.; Michaeli, Dorit et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs (open access)

Nutrient-Deprivation Autophagy Factor-1 (NAF-1): Biochemical Properties of a Novel Cellular Target for Anti-Diabetic Drugs

Article on nutrient-deprivation autophagy factor-1 (NAF-1) and biochemical properties of a novel cellular target for anti-diabetic drugs.
Date: December 11, 2012
Creator: Tamir, Sagi; Zuris, John A.; Agranat, Lily; Lipper, Colin H.; Conlan, Andrea R.; Michaeli, Dorit et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library