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Brassinosteroid Mediated Cell Wall Remodeling in Grasses Under Abiotic Stress (open access)

Brassinosteroid Mediated Cell Wall Remodeling in Grasses Under Abiotic Stress

This article focuses on recent advances in brassinosteroid-regulated cell wall biosynthesis and remodeling in response to stresses, comparing the authors' understanding of the mechanisms in grass species with those in the more studied dicots.
Date: May 17, 2017
Creator: Rao, Xiaolan & Dixon, R. A.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Genetically engineered probiotic for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU); assessment of a novel treatment in vitro and in the PAHᵉⁿᵘ² mouse model of PKU (open access)

Genetically engineered probiotic for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU); assessment of a novel treatment in vitro and in the PAHᵉⁿᵘ² mouse model of PKU

This article describes the testing of a phenylalanine lyase gene from Anabaena variabilis (AvPAL) codon-optimized and cloned into a shuttle vector for expression in Lactobacillus reuteri 100-23C (pHENOMMenal).
Date: May 17, 2017
Creator: Durrer, Katherine E.; Allen, Michael S. & Hunt von Herbing, Ione
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings (open access)

Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Calculation of Five Thermodynamic Molecular Descriptors by Means of a General Computer Algorithm Based on the Group-Additivity Method: Standard Enthalpies of Vaporization, Sublimation and Solvation, and Entropy of Fusion of Ordinary Organic Molecules and Total Phase-Change Entropy of Liquid Crystals (open access)

Calculation of Five Thermodynamic Molecular Descriptors by Means of a General Computer Algorithm Based on the Group-Additivity Method: Standard Enthalpies of Vaporization, Sublimation and Solvation, and Entropy of Fusion of Ordinary Organic Molecules and Total Phase-Change Entropy of Liquid Crystals

This article presents the calculation of the standard enthalpies of vaporization, sublimation and solvation of organic molecules using a common computer algorithm on the basis of a group-additivity method.
Date: June 25, 2017
Creator: Naef, Rudolf & Acree, William E. (William Eugene)
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Further Calculations on Solubility of 2-Chloro-3-(Trifluoromethyl)Pyridine in Ethanol + 1-Propanol Solvent Mixtures at Various Temperatures

This article reports on the reanalysis of reported calculations on solubility data of 2-chloro-3-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine in binary ethanol + 1-propanol solvent mixtures at various temperatures, and several additional points regarding the correlations.
Date: May 25, 2017
Creator: Jouyban, Abolghasem; Martínez, Fleming & Acree, William E. (William Eugene)
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Commentary on "Correlation of solubility of hexamethylene-1,6-bisthiosulphate disodium salt dihydrate versus dielectric constants of water + ethanol mixtures"

This article discusses the finding that Apelblat model equation coefficients are found to give calculated mole fractions that exceed unity for the solubility of hexamethylene-1,6-bisthiosulphate disodium salt dihydrate dissolved in binary aqueous-ethanol solvent mixtures.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene) & Yang, Chunhui
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The role of the 5f valence orbitals of early actinides in chemical bonding 5f valence orbiatls of early actinides in chemical bonding (open access)

The role of the 5f valence orbitals of early actinides in chemical bonding 5f valence orbiatls of early actinides in chemical bonding

This article illuminates the role of the 5f valence orbitals of uranium, neptunium and plutonium in chemical bonding using advanced spectroscopies.
Date: July 6, 2017
Creator: Vitova, T.; Pidchenko, I.; Fellhauer, D.; Bagus, Paul S.; Joly, Y.; Pruessmann, T. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Art therapy and music reminiscence activity in the prevention of cognitive decline: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (open access)

Art therapy and music reminiscence activity in the prevention of cognitive decline: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

This article explores the feasibility of using art therapy and music reminiscence activity to improve the cognition of community living elderly with mild cognitive impairment.
Date: July 12, 2017
Creator: Mahendran, Rathi; Rawtaer, Iris; Fam, Johnson; Wong, Jonathan; Kumar, Alan PremSingapore Clinical Research Institute, Duke-NUS Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital; Gandhi, Mihir et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Developmental Transcriptomic Analyses for Mechanistic Insights Into Critical Pathways Involved in Embryogenesis of Pelagic Mahi-Mahi (Coryphaena Hippurus) (open access)

Developmental Transcriptomic Analyses for Mechanistic Insights Into Critical Pathways Involved in Embryogenesis of Pelagic Mahi-Mahi (Coryphaena Hippurus)

This article characterizes the developmental transcriptome of mahi-mahi by means of high throughput sequencing at three critical developmental stages.
Date: July 10, 2017
Creator: Xu, Elvis Genbo; Mager, Edward M.; Grosell, Martin; Stieglitz, John D.; Hazard, E. Starr; Hardiman, Gary et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages (open access)

Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages

This article describes the isolation and genomic characterization of 46 phages from environmental samples at various geographic locations in the U.S. infecting a single Arthrobacter sp. strain.
Date: July 17, 2017
Creator: Klyczek, Karen; Bonilla, J. Alfred; Jacobs-Sera, Deborah; Adair, Tamarah; Afram, Patricia; Allen, Katherine G. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Genome Sequences of Five Streptomyces Bacteriophages Forming Cluster BG (open access)

Genome Sequences of Five Streptomyces Bacteriophages Forming Cluster BG

This article discusses the isolation of five novel phages, which were used to established the cluster BF, using Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus strain ATcC 10137 as the host.
Date: July 13, 2017
Creator: Donegan-Quick, Richard; Gibbs, Zane A.; Amaku, Patricia O.; Bernal, Joshua T.; Boyd, Dana A. M.; Burr, Angela R. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Self-organizing Complex Networks: individual versus global rules (open access)

Self-organizing Complex Networks: individual versus global rules

This article introduces a form of Self-organized Criticality (SOC) inspired by the new generation of evolutionary game theory, which ranges from physiology to sociology.
Date: June 7, 2017
Creator: Mahmoodi, Korosh; West, Bruce J. & Grigolini, Paolo
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Heart Performance Determination by Visualization in Larval Fishes: Influence of Alternative Models for Heart Shape and Volume (open access)

Heart Performance Determination by Visualization in Larval Fishes: Influence of Alternative Models for Heart Shape and Volume

This article assesses the validity of three different heart models applied to digital images of complete cardiac cycles in larval mahi-mahi and red drum.
Date: July 4, 2017
Creator: Perrichon, Prescilla; Grosell, Martin & Burggren, Warren W.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Dioxygen: What Makes This Triplet Diradical Kinetically Persistent? (open access)

Dioxygen: What Makes This Triplet Diradical Kinetically Persistent?

This article examines experimental heats of formation and enthalpies obtained from G4 calculations to find that the resonance stabilization of the two unpaired electrons in triplet O₂, relative to the unpaired electrons in two hydroxyl radicals, amounts to 100 kcal/mol.
Date: April 26, 2017
Creator: Borden, Weston T.; Hoffmann, Roald; Stuyver, Thijs & Chen, Bo
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Cardiorespiratory physiological phenotypic plasticity in developing air-breathing anabantid fishes (Betta splendens and Trichopodus trichopterus) (open access)

Cardiorespiratory physiological phenotypic plasticity in developing air-breathing anabantid fishes (Betta splendens and Trichopodus trichopterus)

This article discusses development plasticity of cardiorespiratory physiology in two air-breathing anabantid fishes.
Date: June 16, 2017
Creator: Mendez-Sanchez, Jose F. & Burggren, Warren W.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Epigenetic reprogramming converts human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into functional cardiomyocytes by differential regulation of Wnt mediators (open access)

Epigenetic reprogramming converts human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into functional cardiomyocytes by differential regulation of Wnt mediators

This article studies the differentiation of human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into the cardiomyocyte lineage via epigenetic manipulations.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: Bhuvanalakshmi, G.; Arfuso, Frank; Kumar, Alan Prem; Dharmarajan, Arunasalam & Warrier, Sudha R.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Gold at What Cost? Another Megaproject Threatens Biodiversity in the Amazon (open access)

Gold at What Cost? Another Megaproject Threatens Biodiversity in the Amazon

This article summarizes three controversial aspects of the Volta Grande project.
Date: March 24, 2017
Creator: Tófoli, Raffael M.; Dias, Rosa M.; Alves, Gustavo H. Zaia; Hoeinghaus, David; Gomes, Luiz C.; Baumgartner, Matheus T. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Inadequate thermal refuge constrains landscape habitability for a grassland bird species (open access)

Inadequate thermal refuge constrains landscape habitability for a grassland bird species

This article uses the northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) as a model species for studying how microclimates serve as refuge against severe weather conditions.
Date: April 11, 2017
Creator: Tomecek, John M.; Pierce, Brian L.; Reyna, Kelly S. & Peterson, Markus J.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tailoring seed oil composition in the real world: optimising omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid accumulation in transgenic Camelina sativa (open access)

Tailoring seed oil composition in the real world: optimising omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid accumulation in transgenic Camelina sativa

This article discusses the further tailoring of the seed oil profile to reduce the omega-6 content, and an evaluation of the performance of such GM plants under field conditions in terms of agronomic performance and the lipidomic profile of seed oil.
Date: July 26, 2017
Creator: Usher, Sarah; Han, Lihua; Haslam, Richard P.; Michaelson, Louise V.; Sturtevant, Drew; Aziz, Mina et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
An Updated Understanding of Texas Bumble Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Species Presence and Potential Distributions in Texas, Usa (open access)

An Updated Understanding of Texas Bumble Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Species Presence and Potential Distributions in Texas, Usa

This article aims to update existing Texas bumble bee presence databases, model statewide species distributions, and identify conservation target areas.
Date: August 10, 2017
Creator: Beckham, Jessica L. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Toward a More Rational Design of the Direct Synthesis of Aniline: A Density Functional Theory Study (open access)

Toward a More Rational Design of the Direct Synthesis of Aniline: A Density Functional Theory Study

This article uses plane-wave density functional theory calculations to investigate the direct amination of benzene catalyzed by a Ni(111) surface to explore the reaction intermediates and to understand the role of nickel in this reaction.
Date: March 24, 2017
Creator: Alsunaidi, Zainab H. A.; Cundari, Thomas R., 1964- & Wilson, Angela K.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Computational investigation of O₂ diffusion through an intra-molecular tunnel in AlkB; influence of polarization on O₂ transport (open access)

Computational investigation of O₂ diffusion through an intra-molecular tunnel in AlkB; influence of polarization on O₂ transport

This article discusses the use of computational simulations to investigate possible migration pathways inside AlkB for O₂ molecules.
Date: June 3, 2017
Creator: Torabifard, Hedieh & Cisneros, Gerardo Andrés
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Porphyrinoid rotaxanes: building a mechanical picket fence (open access)

Porphyrinoid rotaxanes: building a mechanical picket fence

This article describes the active template CuAAC synthesis of interlocked triazole functionalised porphyrinoids in excellent yield.
Date: August 3, 2017
Creator: Ngo, T. H.; Labuta, J.; Lim, G. N.; Webre, W. A.; D'Souza, Francis; Karr, P. A. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Association between CYP2D6 Genotypes and the Risk of Antidepressant Discontinuation, Dosage Modification and the Occurrence of Maternal Depression during Pregnancy (open access)

Association between CYP2D6 Genotypes and the Risk of Antidepressant Discontinuation, Dosage Modification and the Occurrence of Maternal Depression during Pregnancy

This article investigates the association between CYP2D6 genotype and the risk of antidepressant discontinuation, dosage modification, and the occurrence of maternal CYP2D6, Antidepressants, Depression during pregnancy.
Date: July 17, 2017
Creator: Bérard, Anick; Gaedigk, Andrea; Sheehy, Odile; Chambers, Christina; Roth, Mark; Bozzo, Pina et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library