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Could the simplified 14C urea breath test be a new standard in noninvasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection?

Elif Özdemir, Neşe I. Karabacak, Bülent Deḡertekin, Meltem Cırak, Ayşe Dursun, Doruk Engin, Selahattin Ünal, Mustafa Ünlü
2008 Annals of Nuclear Medicine  
The sensitivity and specifi city of the other methods for the detection of HP positivity were 89.8% and 100% for RUT, 93.2% and 63.3% for PCR, and 93.2% and 76.6% for HP-HE, respectively.  ...  using the Heliprobe system on a different day.  ...  Detection of point mutations in the 23S rRNA gene of HP by real-time PCR A real-time PCR-based PCR-hybridization assay was used directly on DNA obtained from gastric biopsies for detecting point mutations  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12149-008-0168-6 pmid:18756364 fatcat:aasa6hy3orblrdids3rve6rcym

Mix-Subdivision Dynamic Terrain Visualization Algorithm

Xiao Hui Zhao, Bao Di Xie, De Peng Wan, Qing Yun Wang
2013 Advanced Materials Research  
In this paper, a dynamic terrain visualization method based on quadtree and multi-resolution voxel is presented in order to realize the real-time rendering for realistic craters in battlefield.  ...  We also implement the visualization of craters through combining our algorithm with the physical model of craters based on multi-resolution voxel.  ...  We would like to thank Virtual Terrain Project Website where we get good collections of terrain resources.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/amr.756-759.3372 fatcat:npf7st2qujgg7propylknon22i

Pavement Quality Index Rating Strategy Using Fracture Energy Analysis for Implementing Smart Road Infrastructure

Samuel Abejide, Mohamed M. H. Mostafa, Dillip Das, Bankole Awuzie, Mujib Rahman
2021 Sensors  
In tropical regions, this can result in rutting failure which, over time, results in top-down cracks and potholes, coupled with increasing moisture content.  ...  Increase in moisture propagation increased saturation of the unbound granular base which reduced the elastic modulus of the sub-base and base layer and reduced the strength of the pavement, resulting in  ...  The assumption for the core closure was based on attaining maximum stiffness at the point of instrumentation to prevent underground ponding of the sub-base and base course, which might pose a threat to  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21124231 fatcat:tbf5cb7f45byto6ypif6v7axjy

Evaluation of Rational Medicine Use based on WHO Core Drug Use Indicators in Public Hospitals in West Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

Esayas Tadesse Gebramariam, Mustefa Ahmed
2019 Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety  
Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate rational medicine use based on WHO-core medicine use indicators in public hospitals in West Shoa zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia.  ...  The mean consultation time spent between the prescriber and patient was 5.12 minutes and the mean pharmacy dispensing time was 1.28 minutes.  ...  METHODS Hospital based cross sectional study design was employed to assess rational medicine use based on WHO core medicine use indicators.  ... 
doi:10.35248/2167-1052.19.8.225 fatcat:t5koh7uclng4riv4ojkoxfwfwa

A novel transcription factor specifically regulates GH11 xylanase genes in Trichoderma reesei

Rui Liu, Ling Chen, Yanping Jiang, Gen Zou, Zhihua Zhou
2017 Biotechnology for Biofuels  
Further investigations using real-time PCR and an electrophoretic mobility shift assay demonstrated that SxlR might bind the promoters of GH11 xylanase genes (xyn1, xyn2, and xyn5), but not those of GH10  ...  The deletion of SxlR in T. reesei RUT-C30 to generate the mutant ∆sxlr strain resulted in higher xylanase activity as well as higher hydrolytic efficiency on pretreated rice straw.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Professor TingFang Wang (Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica) for research discussion and providing gene information of 106677, 65854, 111446, 68930, 111515, 36913  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0878-x pmid:28785310 pmcid:PMC5541735 fatcat:otqvgdxuejgdlledqr4civbsoq

(+)-Rutamarin as a Dual Inducer of Both GLUT4 Translocation and Expression Efficiently Ameliorates Glucose Homeostasis in Insulin-Resistant Mice

Yu Zhang, Haitao Zhang, Xin-gang Yao, Hong Shen, Jing Chen, Chenjing Li, Lili Chen, Mingyue Zheng, Jiming Ye, Lihong Hu, Xu Shen, Hualiang Jiang (+1 others)
2012 PLoS ONE  
Rut-treated 3T3-L1 adipocytes exhibit efficiently enhanced insulin-induced glucose uptake, while diet-induced obese (DIO) mice based assays further confirm the Rut-induced improvement of glucose homeostasis  ...  Glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) is a principal glucose transporter in response to insulin, and impaired translocation or decreased expression of GLUT4 is believed to be one of the major pathological features  ...  Real-time PCR is performed using SYBR Green Real time PCR master mix on DNA Engine Opticon 2 System. The PCR cycle is 94uC for 20 seconds, 60uC for 30 seconds and 72uC for 30 seconds.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031811 pmid:22384078 pmcid:PMC3288053 fatcat:ignuovecsrcvrgqjuvtgvnh3kq

Skeleton-based 3D computer-aided detection of colonic polyps

Zigang Wang, Lihong Li, Xiang Li, Zhengrong Liang, Donald P. Harrington, Milan Sonka, J. Michael Fitzpatrick
2003 Medical Imaging 2003: Image Processing  
This method uses partial volume percentages to represent the distribution of different materials in each voxel, so it provides the most accurate information on the colon wall, especially the mucosa layer  ...  Firstly, the whole colon wall is extracted by our mixture-based image segmentation method.  ...  Based on a mixture-based segmentation of the colon wall data, where each voxel contains the partial volume percentages of different materials [6, 7] , we can extract more accurate, rich information on  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.481915 dblp:conf/miip/Wang0LLH03 fatcat:ez6kjzmfnraqxfsjtiypr3ikw4

Determination of the soil compaction in real time on field with plate penetrometer and data filtering system
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Odilon Pereira Joaquim, Rodrigo Lamb Juliano, Candido Bracarense Joao, Defossez Pauline, Richard Guy, de Lima Silva Suedemio, Vieira Pordeus Roberto, Jussara Diniz Marineide
2017 African Journal of Agricultural Research  
HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not.  ...  The collection was made at points along the tire path. The tests were performed 24 h after rut of the rear tractor wheel formed on soil with one, five and ten passages from tractor, on the same rut.  ...  The objective of this study was to evaluate the soil compaction parameters on the field in real time, with the use of plate penetrometer and data filtering system.  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajar2016.11465 fatcat:6ilqkebcgzfinfpmauiposl4vq

Development of a recycled polymer modified binder for use in stone mastic asphalt

Donnchadh Casey, Ciaran McNally, Amanda Gibney, Michael D. Gilchrist
2008 Resources, Conservation and Recycling  
Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the technical assistance of Irish Tar  ...  The temperature of the fluid at the time the ball touches the base plate is deemed to be the softening point of the bitumen.  ...  Potential variables in the optimisation step include the grade of the base binder, the polymer blend time, the PPA blend time and the time at which the PPA is introduced.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2008.06.002 fatcat:ykibndwzpjdvvcyxtpdqemogly

Spent Graphite from End-of-Life Lithium-Ion Batteries (LIBs) as a Promising Nanoadditive to Boost Road Pavement Performance

Nader Nciri, Namho Kim, Namjun Cho
2021 Materials  
The influence of various proportions of spent graphite (e.g., 5, 10, and 15 wt.% SG), harvested from end-of-life LIBs, on the performance of base AP-5 asphalt cement was studied.  ...  (e.g., penetration, softening point, viscosity, and ductility), dynamic shear rheometer (DSR), and multiple stress-creep recovery (MSCR).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ma14247908 pmid:34947500 pmcid:PMC8705148 fatcat:4l5lfnc7pbdwregzwzbffmljme

Dating the Cart-Ruts of Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal

Félix Rodrigues, João Madruga, Nuno Martins, Fábio Cardoso
2018 Archaeological Discovery  
Were they made during a short or long time? These mysteriously enigmatic parallel grooves are noticed on the hard volcanic rock of the nine Azorean Islands in several locations.  ...  Unlike other cart ruts found elsewhere in the world, the Azorean cart-ruts, engraved on volcanic stone, at the middle of the Atlantic, raise many questions: How old are they? Who created them?  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by the (IITAA) Institute of Investigation on Agro- Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper  ... 
doi:10.4236/ad.2018.64014 fatcat:3qn4qfjjwzbutmprsswxxq6fkq

Effects of surface reflectance on local second order shape estimation in dynamic scenes

Dicle N. Dövencioğlu, Maarten W.A. Wijntjes, Ohad Ben-Shahar, Katja Doerschner
2015 Vision Research  
Here we focus on the perception of local shape from specular flow and compare it to that of matte-textured rotating objects.  ...  Taken together, this study provides a new insight toward the contribution of motion and surface material to local shape perception.  ...  DD was also supported by a TUBITAK BIDEB 2232 Postdoctoral Reintegration Fellowship (21514107-232.01-9150), and KD by a grant of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK 1001  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.visres.2015.01.008 pmid:25645965 fatcat:hiuijyayonaohdejgcc3heottm

CONTRIBUTION TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF BITUMINOUS ENROBES: APPLICATION TO THE DEVELOPMENT WORKS OF THE YAOUNDE-DOUALA MOTORWAY IN CAMEROON

Fabrice Mbakop Kwefeu
2020 International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences  
The complexes modular methods, fatigue resistance (level IV), seem to be necessary for the forecasting of the mechanical behavior of bituminous materials.  ...  On high traffic roads, research have shown that binders with elevated modules are a reliable and credible alternative to render their life span more sustainable and durable.  ...  Materials and methods The realization of a formulation test for high-modulus bituminous mixes requires adequate equipment and at least ten days for level I, with 60 kg of materials and around one month  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijbas.v9i1.30269 fatcat:q52sernup5bf3lylvz7dijxypi

A Chemometric Tool to Monitor and Predict Cell Viability in Filamentous Fungi Bioprocesses Using UV Chromatogram Fingerprints

Philipp Doppler, Lukas Veiter, Oliver Spadiut, Christoph Herwig, Vignesh Rajamanickam
2020 Processes  
Furthermore, we demonstrated the platform applicability of our method by monitoring viability in a Trichoderma reesei process for cellulase production.  ...  Monitoring process variables in bioprocesses with complex expression systems, such as filamentous fungi, requires a vast number of offline methods or sophisticated inline sensors.  ...  Based on the model results, the drop in cell viability was identified, and thereby used to define the optimal time point of harvest or measures to maintain high viability through process control; for instance  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr8040461 fatcat:5sbxoyewfncovgkoxhssiopzcu

Page 86 of Outing : Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction Vol. 23, Issue 4 [page]

1894 Outing : Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction  
Stolen bases—Mason (4), Hallowell (2), Louder, Curtis, Frothingham. Double play—Highlands and Trafford, Upton. Time—1h. 35m. Umpire—Murray. First base b Left on bases—Harvard, 86  ...  The real demand is for the more accurate rendering of tone and color, so that we may no longer be shocked by the palpable resort to expedients which con- stantly meet us in photographs which would be admirable  ... 
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