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The UBC Visual Robot Survey: A Benchmark for Robot Category Recognition [chapter]

David Meger, James J. Little
2013 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
We describe the method used to produce the dataset in detail, a suite of testing protocols and the current state-of-the-art performance on the dataset.  ...  We describe a recently proposed benchmark for robotic object recognition, named the UBC Visual Robot Survey, which is a robot-collected dataset of cluttered kitchen scenes.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Scott Helmer and Marius Muja for their assistance with the early development of tools and collection of the first portion of data that lead to the final UBC VRS dataset  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00065-7_65 fatcat:yjqhtnozlnc43nnlsdvitmmzhq

Standardization of DNA Extraction Method from Mature Dried Leaves and ISSR-PCR Conditions for Melia dubia Cav. —A Fast Growing Multipurpose Tree Species

Swati Rawat, Geeta Joshi, D. Annapurna, A. N. Arunkumar, Nataraja N. Karaba
2016 American Journal of Plant Sciences  
The protocol developed yielded 200 -1000 ng/µl of quality DNA without any impurities as evident by A260/280 ratio ranging from 1.75 -2.0.  ...  The best amplification was observed and the same was applicable for SSR markers.  ...  Acknowledgements Authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by Karnataka Forest Department to carry out this study (APCCF (RU)A1/RAC/CR-39/2012-13).  ... 
doi:10.4236/ajps.2016.73037 fatcat:nxyzliby7jeoxpvx52zko3rfie

Exosomes of invasive urothelial carcinoma cells are characterized by a specific miRNA expression signature

Sophie Baumgart, Sebastian Hölters, Carsten-Henning Ohlmann, Rainer Bohle, Michael Stöckle, Marie Stampe Ostenfeld, Lars Dyrskjøt, Kerstin Junker, Joana Heinzelmann
2017 OncoTarget  
The aim of this study was to compare the miRNA expression in secreted exosomes from urinary bladder cancer cells (UBC) with different degrees of invasiveness.  ...  In conclusion, we showed that exosomes from invasive UBC cells are characterized by a specific miRNA signature.  ...  All steps were performed according to the manufactures protocol.  ... 
doi:10.18632/oncotarget.17619 pmid:28938555 pmcid:PMC5601651 fatcat:iglqo2n5hbhmpkxailwfojwwgu

DNA isolation and optimization of PCR protocol for ISSR analysis of Girardinia diversifolia: A medicinal and economic plant species from Nepal Himalaya

Raj Subedee Bijay, Raj Tripathi Giri, Prasad Chaudhary Ram
2020 African Journal of Biotechnology  
This study protocol developed a DNA extraction protocol from leaf-tissue based on the Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide, and optimized the PCR protocol for Inter Simple Sequence Repeat (ISSR) analysis.  ...  The plant contains high concentration of polysaccharides, polyphenols and secondary metabolites which obstructs the process of isolation of the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) and inhibits downstream Polymerase  ...  S/N Primers name Primer sequence 1 UBC 812 5'-GAG AGA GAG AGA GAG AA-3' 2 UBC 834 5'-AGA GAG AGA GAG AGA GYT-3' 3 UBC 808 5'-AGA GAG AGA GAG AGA GC-3' 4 UBC 824 5'-TCT CTC TCT CTC TCT CG-3' 5 UBC 811 5  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajb2020.17228 fatcat:ry6apgokpfe5ph63wxvgcr6lbq

Genetic diversity and structure of Atta robusta (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini), an endangered species endemic to the restinga ecoregion

Evelyze Pinheiro dos Reis, Tânia Maria Fernandes Salomão, Lucio Antonio de Oliveira Campos, Mara Garcia Tavares
2014 Genetics and Molecular Biology  
The genetic diversity and structure of the ant Atta robusta were assessed by ISSR (inter-simple sequence repeats) in 72 colonies collected from 10 localities in the Brazilian states of Espírito Santo (  ...  Overall, the populations were found to be genetically divergent. This finding indicates the need for management plans to preserve and reduce the risk of extinction of A. robusta.  ...  in the field and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1415-47572014000400015 pmid:25249782 pmcid:PMC4171768 fatcat:nseirec4a5flndfa3l6fgrbjtm

Assessment of genetic relationship among varieties of finger millet using ISSR and SSR markers

S Yadav, P Salunkhe, SS Kadam
2020 International Journal of Chemical Studies  
In ISSR assay, the primer UBC-812 (0.833) and SSR primer UGEP 12 (0.5) and UGEP 67 (0.5) produced maximum polymorphic information content.  ...  The DNA from leaf sample was isolated by standard protocol, while quite modifications in rapid protocol using 0.080 g ml -1 glucose, 0.020 g ml -1 polyvinylpyrrolidone and 0.0050 g ml -1 sodium dodecyl  ...  Three different solutions (T1, T2, and T3) were tested to extract DNA from seeds ( Table 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.22271/chemi.2020.v8.i6v.10984 fatcat:mh6woku2vvckhnco4ziztsny6a

Genetic homogeneity of in vitro raised plants of grapevine cv. Crimson Seedless revealed by ISSR and microsatellite markers

A. Nookaraju, D.C. Agrawal
2012 South African Journal of Botany  
The present study was conducted to test the clonal homogeneity of six month old tissue culture raised plants of grapevine cv.  ...  However, to test the genetic homogeneity of these plants, we screened 50 ISSR primers out of which, 22 primers produced scorable and repeatable bands.  ...  The aim of the present study was to test the genetic homogeneity of in vitro derived plants of Crimson Seedless using molecular markers. In the present study, two molecular markers systems i.e.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2011.08.009 fatcat:oxrhmbnf5jelvkydzdfxbjzcvi

Challenges within vitroandin vivoexperimental models of urinary bladder cancer for novel drug discovery

P. A. Oliveira, R. M. Gil da Costa, C. Vasconcelos-Nóbrega, R. Arantes-Rodrigues, R. Pinto-Leite
2016 Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery  
Involving exogenous and endogenous factors, the aetiology of UBC is multifactorial [4,5], but environmental and occupational exposure to chemical agents, and particularly cigarette smoking, still remain  ...  cancer (UBC) have improved little in the past 20 years.  ...  And, for that reason, the UBC protocol treatments remain the same since the 1980s.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17460441.2016.1174690 pmid:27077499 fatcat:hvojgahtsfav3ng2sw3dxrfo4q

DNA amplification fingerprinting in coconut: protocol optimization and analysis of resistance to root (wilt) disease

K. Jayadev, M.K. Rajesh, K. Devakumar, Regi Jacob Thomas, R.V. Nair, V.A. Parthasarathy
2005 CORD  
This study constitutes the basis for future efforts to tag the root (wilt) resistant gene(s) in coconut.  ...  Integrated management practices are the only suggested methods to reduce its effect to some extent, while the development of resistant varieties will offer a permanent solution for which concrete breeding  ...  Acknowledgement The authors thank Dr V. Rajagopal, Director, CPCRI for his guidance and suggestions and National Agricultural Technology Programme (NATP) for financial assistance.  ... 
doi:10.37833/cord.v21i01.396 doaj:63227a049ba145be81f68481c8957683 fatcat:bbe36uefxbhgvl72cs3sydhamm

Serum level and single-nucleotide polymorphisms of toll-like receptor-7 among urinary bladder cancer Iraqi patients

Rasha M. A. Al-Humairi, Muna T. Al-Musawi, Ali H. Ad'hiah
2019 Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics  
Mitomycin C and Bacillus Calmette-Guérin may enhance TLR7 production in the blood of UBC patients.  ...  Conclusions: Downregulation of TLR7 is suggested to have a role in etiology and pathogenesis of UBC, especially the male, elderly and smoker patients.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors appreciate the cooperation of the medical staff at the outpatient Urology Clinic of Baghdad Teaching Hospital.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43042-019-0015-4 fatcat:kgssptiqfva2bkbvqjngwtee2q

Optimization of PCR protocol for ISSR marker based genetic diversity assessment of acid lime [Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle] germplasm in Eastern Nepal

Narayan Munankarmi Nabin, Rana Neesha, Bhattarai Tribikram, Lal Shrestha Ram, Chaudhary Sujan, Shrestha Sangita
2022 African Journal of Biotechnology  
Moreover, 4 different cycling conditions were assessed for the determination of the optimum range for ISSR-PCR profiling.  ...  The results from this study were successfully used for ISSR-PCR based genetic diversity assessment of Nepalese acid lime genotypes to find out the elite cultivars of Eastern Nepal.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors express their heartfelt gratitude to all the concerned staff of the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) as well as all scientific members of the NAST's Molecular  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajb2021.17427 fatcat:2seztd7ryffg7k7y6xpe3knniq

Genetic diversity and fragmentation of Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco (Apocynaceae) natural habitats, conservation issues in Chaco forest and savanna biomes

Thomáz S. Guerreiro Botelho, Gecele Matos Paggi, Maria Ana Farinaccio
2021 Darwiniana  
The populations showed an average genetic diversity that ranged from 0.09 to 0.15 for the Shannon index and from 0.19 to 0.31 for the Nei index; the Mantel test was not significant (r2 = 0.25, P = 0.106  ...  The present study analyses the first data on genetic diversity of A. quebracho-blanco with the fragmentation of its natural habitat, supporting conservation strategies such as the definition of priority  ...  tested (Table 5) .  ... 
doi:10.14522/darwiniana.2021.91.932 fatcat:y4r3vee2k5b7bldwrljyfqsvre

Enhanced production of berberine in In vitro regenerated cell of Tinospora cordifolia and its analysis through LCMS QToF

Jitendra Mittal, Madan Mohan Sharma
2017 3 Biotech  
But this plant needs a regeneration protocol for its rapid propagation. An efficient regeneration protocol was developed for T. cordifolia using nodal explants.  ...  The study revealed that developed protocol is potent for rapid mass propagation of this plant species with high accumulation of important secondary metabolite berberine.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13205-016-0592-6 pmid:28401460 pmcid:PMC5388650 fatcat:rhkluihlbnaaxksmk35b7ciuey

The Creation of a Ubiquitous Business Community for an Agribusiness Cluster

Eduardo Henrique Rigoni, Norberto Hoppen, Amarolinda Klein, Ágata Ritter
2013 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Finally we present expectations to be verified in the implementation process of the UBC.  ...  We highlight some characteristics of the UBC under development, considering the main factors that influence the competitiveness of the cluster.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the following Brazilian government agencies that supported this research: CAPES, CNPQ and FAPERGS.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/RigoniHKR13 fatcat:4okrnl56h5c77h6exas2tzctme

Mobile 3D object detection in clutter

David Meger, James J. Little
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
An iterative, samplingbased inference technique determines object locations based on the model.  ...  This data has been released to the community. Our results show that our system is able to robustly recognize objects in realistic scenes, significantly improving recognition performance in clutter.  ...  Quantitative Evaluation This section reports a quantitative summary of our method evaluated on all 30 test scenes in the UBC VRS dataset using the testing protocol described above.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6095027 dblp:conf/iros/MegerL11 fatcat:trb4qbtpffhkjf6allr3rdn64a
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