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The Role Of Ykl-40 In The Progression Of Glioblastoma, Ralph Anthony Francescone Sep 2013

The Role Of Ykl-40 In The Progression Of Glioblastoma, Ralph Anthony Francescone

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Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) is the most common brain cancer and one of the most fatal forms of cancer overall. The average survival time is 10-14 months, and less than 10% of patients survive more than 5 years after diagnosis. It is characterized by extreme vasculature, chemo/radioresistance, and invasiveness into the normal brain. The current standard of care, which includes surgical removal of tumor, radiation, and the chemotherapeutic agent temozolomide, initially stunt tumor growth. Nevertheless, the tumor invariably rebounds and the patient succumbs to the disease. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop new therapies for this devastating disease ...


Performance And Signaling In The Green Anole Lizard, Justin P. Henningsen Sep 2013

Performance And Signaling In The Green Anole Lizard, Justin P. Henningsen

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Green anoles are small lizards of the Southeastern United States. They possess an extensible throat-fan called a dewlap. Males have larger dewlaps and display them more often than females. Displays occur during courtship, during agonistic interaction, and during encounters with potential predators. The size of the dewlap of male green anoles is positively correlated with maximum bite force capacity. Bite force capacity, in turn, is predictive of the winner during agonistic interactions. The correlation between these traits suggests that dewlap size may be used as a reliable signal of maximum bite force capacity. In this dissertation, I address three components ...


Molecular Characterization Of The Pathophysiology Of The Digital Laminae In Acute Carbohydrate-Induced Equine Laminitis, Erica Ann Pawlak Sep 2013

Molecular Characterization Of The Pathophysiology Of The Digital Laminae In Acute Carbohydrate-Induced Equine Laminitis, Erica Ann Pawlak

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Equine laminitis is a devastating condition that results in the failure of the tissue responsible for suspending the skeleton within the hoof capsule. The digital laminae is composed of two interdigitated layers, the dermal lamellae surrounding the distal pedal bone, and the epidermal lamellae, which interfaces with the hoof wall. During laminitis, these layers separate, allowing for rotation and sinking of the pedal bone. While there are multiple diseases and physiological conditions associated with the development of laminitis, including sepsis, metabolic syndrome, and unequal weight bearing, the exact cause remains elusive. Prior work by our research group identified the metalloprotease ...


Use Of Flame Cultivation As A Nonchemical Weed Control In Cranberry Cultivation, Katherine M. Ghantous Sep 2013

Use Of Flame Cultivation As A Nonchemical Weed Control In Cranberry Cultivation, Katherine M. Ghantous

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Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) is a woody perennial crop that can remain productive for decades. Competition for resources between cranberries and weeds can depress cranberry farm yields, resulting in large annual crop losses. Renewed interest in reducing chemical inputs into cranberry systems has provided the motivation to evaluate methods, such as flame cultivation (FC), as potential nonchemical options for weed control. Also known as thermal weeding, FC exposes plants to brief periods of high temperature that causes the water in the plant tissue to expand rapidly, rupturing plant cells and leading to necrosis. Various FC methods have been used successfully ...


The Role Of Notch In Th17 Differentiation, Reem Suleiman Sep 2013

The Role Of Notch In Th17 Differentiation, Reem Suleiman

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Th17 cells are pro-inflammatory cells that are characterized by the production of their signature cytokine, IL-17. Although they are thought to have arisen to protect against extracellular bacteria and fungi they have been shown to mediate autoimmune diseases such as EAE and psoarisis. Notch protein is a cell-surface receptor that has been widely conserved among species. It plays an essential role in determining multiple cell fates. More recently, it has been implicated in regulating peripheral CD4+ T-cell responses. In these studies, we report that blockade of Notch signaling significantly down-regulates the production of IL-17 and associated cytokines in both mouse ...


Understanding The Links Between Human Health And Climate Change: Agricultural Productivity And Allergenic Pollen Production Of Timothy Grass(Phleum Pratense L.) Under Future Predicted Levels Of Carbon Dioxide And Ozone, Jennifer M. Albertine Sep 2013

Understanding The Links Between Human Health And Climate Change: Agricultural Productivity And Allergenic Pollen Production Of Timothy Grass(Phleum Pratense L.) Under Future Predicted Levels Of Carbon Dioxide And Ozone, Jennifer M. Albertine

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The prevalence of allergic disease is expected to increase with climate change. Grasses, which have highly allergenic pollen, are widely distributed across the globe. Changes in production and allergen content of grass pollen have not been specifically investigated. We tested the effects of elevated carbon dioxide and ozone on growth, pollen and allergen production of Timothy grass (Phleum pratense L.). Timothy is also used as an agricultural forage crop so changes in plant productivity can also affect humans indirectly. Plants were fumigated in eight chambers at two concentrations of ozone (O3; 30 and 80 ppb) and carbon dioxide (CO ...


Birdsong Variation As A Source Of Information For Migrating Common Yellowthroats, Rachel Theresa Bolus Sep 2013

Birdsong Variation As A Source Of Information For Migrating Common Yellowthroats, Rachel Theresa Bolus

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Social information affects the movement decisions of animals and is often an essential factor in habitat selection. Social information should be especially relevant to long-distance migrating birds that navigate over long distances through unfamiliar habitats to find resources to survive. This information likely varies in both availability and importance at the different spatial scales relevant to migrating birds. Using the common yellowthroat as a case study, I tested whether cues might be available in the songs of locally breeding birds at the continental, within-site, and within-territory scales. At the continental scale, I described the geographic variation in song among genetic ...


Inhibition Of Lung Carcinogenesis By Polymethoxyflavones, Noppawat Charoensinphon Sep 2013

Inhibition Of Lung Carcinogenesis By Polymethoxyflavones, Noppawat Charoensinphon

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Exclusively found in citrus peels, the inhibitory effects of polymethoxyflavones (PMFs) on 3 human non-small cell lung cancer cells have been investigated. Results showed that monodemethylated PMFs at 5-position potently inhibited lung cancer cells than those of their permethoxylated counterparts. The inhibition of cancer cells caused by monodemethylated PMFs was associated with both extensive cell cycle arrest and apoptosis as a result of modulation of key oncogenic signaling proteins. Treatment with different bioactive compounds in combination may enhance inhibitory effects on lung cancer due to their synergistic interaction among these ...


Recovery From Muscle Fatigue In Young And Older Adults: Implications For Physical Function, Stephen A. Foulis Sep 2013

Recovery From Muscle Fatigue In Young And Older Adults: Implications For Physical Function, Stephen A. Foulis

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As adults age, skeletal muscles become smaller and weaker, which can ultimately lead to declines in physical function and disability. In general, older adults produce less isometric force and dynamic power than younger adults. The effects of this weakness are amplified following a series of muscle contractions that result in muscle fatigue. Since daily routines consist of repeated series of activity followed by rest, it is important to understand how muscle recovers from fatigue. In particular, muscle power has been shown to be related to physical function and balance. Thus, understanding the process of recovery from muscle fatigue will help ...


The Structure Of Consciousness, Lowell Keith Friesen Sep 2013

The Structure Of Consciousness, Lowell Keith Friesen

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In this dissertation, I examine the nature and structure of consciousness. Conscious experience is often said to be phenomenally unified, and subjects of consciousness are often self-conscious. I ask whether these features necessarily accompany conscious experience. Is it necessarily the case, for instance, that all of a conscious subject's experiences at a time are phenomenally unified? And is it necessarily the case that subjects of consciousness are self-conscious whenever they are conscious? I argue that the answer to the former is affirmative and the latter negative.

In the first chapter, I set the stage by distinguishing phenomenal unity from ...


Evolution Of Hybrid Incompatibilities In Gene Regulatory Networks, Alexander Y. Tulchinsky Sep 2013

Evolution Of Hybrid Incompatibilities In Gene Regulatory Networks, Alexander Y. Tulchinsky

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Under the Dobzhansky-Muller model, postzygotic isolation results from incompatibility between interacting genes. Evidence points to regulatory networks as a rich source of incompatibilities that impact hybrid fitness. Pleiotropy is a natural feature of regulatory networks because regulatory elements generally have multiple targets. Both pleiotropy and hybrid incompatibility arise due to genetic interactions; therefore we can expect an intimate association between them. In the following chapters, I investigate the relationship between pleiotropy and hybrid incompatibility in the context of regulatory networks.

In chapter one, I extend a general network-based study of hybrid incompatibility by incorporating a sequence-based thermodynamic model of transcriptional ...


Designing Novel Emulsion Performance By Controlled Hetero-Aggregation Of Mixed Biopolymer Systems, Yingyi Mao Sep 2013

Designing Novel Emulsion Performance By Controlled Hetero-Aggregation Of Mixed Biopolymer Systems, Yingyi Mao

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The increase in obesity and overweight in many countries has led to an upsurge of interest in the development of reduced fat food products. However, the development of these products is challenging because of the many roles that fat droplets normally plays in these food products, including contributing to flavor, texture, appearance, and bioactivity. The goal of this research was to develop novel reduced-fat emulsions based on hetero-aggregation of oppositely charged food-grade colloidal particles or polymers.

Initially, lactoferrin (LF) and β-lactoglobulin (β-Lg) were selected as emulsifiers to form protein-coated fat droplets (d43 ≈ 0.38 μm) with opposite charges at ...


Effects Of Phytochemicals From Rhodiola Crenulata On Highly Invasive Breast Cancer Cell Lines And Embryonic Models Of Migration, Adaris Rodriguez-Cortes Sep 2013

Effects Of Phytochemicals From Rhodiola Crenulata On Highly Invasive Breast Cancer Cell Lines And Embryonic Models Of Migration, Adaris Rodriguez-Cortes

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The root of the Tibetan plant Rhodiola crenulata is part of eastern traditional medicine. Studies have suggested that members of the Rhodiola genus display anticancer properties. In this study we examine the effect of R. crenulata in a cellular model of invasive breast cancer, this disease being the second cause of cancer death among women in the US. Deregulation of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway has been frequently observed in breast cancers and appears to have a key role in the transformation of benign cells to a malignant form. Although mutations of the Wnt growth factor are rarely observed in cancer ...


Evaluation Of A Split-Root Nutrition System To Optimize Nutrition Of Basil, Ganisher Djurakulovich Abbasov Sep 2013

Evaluation Of A Split-Root Nutrition System To Optimize Nutrition Of Basil, Ganisher Djurakulovich Abbasov

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The plant-nutrient-water optimum interaction always has been a problematic program for plant growth and development. This work investigates this interaction using a split root nutrition system to determine possible changes in traditional hydroponics to enhance plant growth and development. While split root nutrition systems have been used experimentally to answer some specific questions, the technique has never been used in a production system for optimizing plant, nutrient, and water interaction. The introduction of hydroponics almost a hundred fifty years ago has not changed this situation fundamentally. Moreover, the norm of fertilizer application on agricultural crops has the advantage of increased ...


The Unavoidable Threat Of Aggregation: Implications For Folding And Function Of A Β-Rich Protein, Mylene Hazelle Anne Ferrolino May 2013

The Unavoidable Threat Of Aggregation: Implications For Folding And Function Of A Β-Rich Protein, Mylene Hazelle Anne Ferrolino

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Protein aggregation has been implicated in several catastrophic diseases (neurodegeneration, diabetes, ALS) and its complexity has also become a major obstacle in large-scale production of protein-based therapeutics. Despite the generic behavior of proteins to aggregate, only a few globular proteins have known aggregation mechanisms. At present, there have been no clear connections between a protein folding, function and aggregation. We have tackled the challenge of understanding the links between a protein's natural tendency to fold and function with its propensity to misfold and aggregate. Using a predominantly beta-sheet protein whose in vitro folding has been explored in detail: cellular ...


Surface Modification Of Food Contact Materials For Processing And Packaging Applications, Jeffrey Alan Barish May 2013

Surface Modification Of Food Contact Materials For Processing And Packaging Applications, Jeffrey Alan Barish

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This body of work investigates various techniques for the surface modification of food contact materials for use in food packaging and processing applications. Nanoscale changes to the surface of polymeric food packaging materials enables changes in adhesion, wettability, printability, chemical functionality, and bioactivity, while maintaining desirable bulk properties. Polymer surface modification is used in applications such as antimicrobial or non-fouling materials, biosensors, and active packaging. Non-migratory active packagings, in which bioactive components are tethered to the package, offer the potential to reduce the need for additives in food products while maintaining safety and quality. A challenge in developing non-migratory active ...


The Ecology And Conservation Of The Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus Holbrookii) In The Province Lands Of Cape Cod National Seashore, U.S.A., Brad Timm May 2013

The Ecology And Conservation Of The Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus Holbrookii) In The Province Lands Of Cape Cod National Seashore, U.S.A., Brad Timm

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The eastern spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii) is an ephemeral wetland breeding amphibian that ranges from southern Florida north and westward to southeastern Missouri and northward along the Atlantic coastal plain to Massachusetts. This species is listed as either "threatened" or "endangered" in the four states (Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island) in the northeastern United States where it is known to exist. Population declines and extirpations throughout the region over the past century have been documented and are largely believed to be the result of habitat loss and/or alteration.

Very limited empirical results exist on many life history attributes ...


Regulation And Action Of Skp2 And Rhoa In Cell And Tumor Models: Investigation Into The Molecular Mechanisms Responsible For The Aggressive Phenotype Of Triplenegative Breast Cancer, Katrina D. Fagan-Solis Feb 2013

Regulation And Action Of Skp2 And Rhoa In Cell And Tumor Models: Investigation Into The Molecular Mechanisms Responsible For The Aggressive Phenotype Of Triplenegative Breast Cancer, Katrina D. Fagan-Solis

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Breast cancer tops the list of new cancer cases and is predicted to be the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women in 2012. The primary objective of the present study was to provide insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying the aggressive growth and metastasis of triple-negative and basal-like breast cancers. To study increased growth and invasive behavior in triple-negative and basal-like breast cancers we utilize both an interesting and relevant cell culture model and examination of human tissue.

In this study, we use the Tamoxifen-selected, MCF-7 derivative, TMX2-28 breast cancer cell line. TMX2-28 cells are triple-negative in that ...


Lactic Acid Bacteria Mediated Phenolic Bioactive Modulation From Fruit Systems For Health Benefits, Chandrakant Ankolekar Feb 2013

Lactic Acid Bacteria Mediated Phenolic Bioactive Modulation From Fruit Systems For Health Benefits, Chandrakant Ankolekar

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Chronic oxidation linked diseases are on a rise and are one of the leading causes of death globally. Epidemiological evidence increasingly points towards consumption of fruits and vegetables as a preventive way to manage early stages of chronic oxidation linked diseases. Oxidation linked diseases are caused by excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) generated by a disruption in cellular antioxidant homeostasis due to an overload of calories combined with stress, no excerise and a diet low in antioxidants. Phenolic compounds can not only act as antioxidants but also stimulate the activities of antioxidants enzyme through protective pathways which can help modulate ...


Reca Dynamics & The Sos Response In Escherichia Coli: Cellular Limitation Of Inducing Filaments, Shawn Christopher Massoni Feb 2013

Reca Dynamics & The Sos Response In Escherichia Coli: Cellular Limitation Of Inducing Filaments, Shawn Christopher Massoni

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During the course of normal DNA replication, replication forks are constantly encountering "housekeeping" types of routine damage to the DNA template that may cause the forks to stall or collapse. One product of this fork collapse is the induction of the SOS response, a coordinated global response to help pause the growth and replication of a cell while DNA damage is addressed and repaired. In E. coli, this response is activated by the formation of ssDNA, to which the RecA protein binds and forms a nucleoprotein filament, which acts as the activator for autocleavage of the LexA transcriptional repressor, which ...


Evidence Of An Infectious Asthma Phenotype: Chlamydia Driven Allergy And Airway Hyperresponsiveness In Pediatric Asthma, Katir Kirit Patel Feb 2013

Evidence Of An Infectious Asthma Phenotype: Chlamydia Driven Allergy And Airway Hyperresponsiveness In Pediatric Asthma, Katir Kirit Patel

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Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease affecting young children and adults all over the world. An estimated 34.1 million Americans have reported asthma in their lifetime and the disease costs ~US $56 billion dollars to treat each year. Current treatment is based on a paradigm of asthma as a non-infectious atopic condition whose root cause is inflammation. Chronically administered anti-inflammatory medications, primarily inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), ameliorate asthma symptoms in many patients. However, up to 50% of asthmatics, characterized by neutrophil infiltration, IL-17 secretion and increased risk of fatality are refractory to ICS treatment. Chlamydia pneumoniae, a ubiquitous ...


Interactions Between A Gall Making Fly, Dasineura Oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), And Its Host Plant, Cultivated Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon), Sunil Tewari Feb 2013

Interactions Between A Gall Making Fly, Dasineura Oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), And Its Host Plant, Cultivated Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon), Sunil Tewari

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Cranberry tipworm, Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson (a gall‐making fly), disrupts normal growth of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton) by injuring the apical meristem of shoots or uprights. The impact of larval feeding injury on reproductive parameters of cranberry was determined, from one growing season to next, at upright (Maine and Massachusetts, 2008 ‐ 2009) and plot levels (Massachusetts, 2009 – 2010 and 2010 ‐ 2011). I also estimated the proportions of uprights injured because of tipworm feeding at several cranberry production sites (Massachusetts and Maine) and the proportions of uprights that produced flowers and fruits in the next growing season. Tipworm‐injured uprights tagged ...


Interactions Between Floral Mutualists And Antagonists, And Consequences For Plant Reproduction, Nicole Leland Soper Gorden Feb 2013

Interactions Between Floral Mutualists And Antagonists, And Consequences For Plant Reproduction, Nicole Leland Soper Gorden

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While pollinators and leaf herbivores have been a focus of research for decades, floral antagonists have been studied significantly less. Since floral antagonists can be as common as leaf herbivores and have strong impacts on plant reproduction, it is important to understand the role of floral antagonists in the ecology and evolution of flowers. I conducted four experiments to better understand the relationship between plants, floral traits, floral antagonists, and other plant-insect interactions. First, I manipulated resources (light and soil nutrients) that are known to have impacts on plants and floral traits to test how they affect floral antagonists and ...


Ecology And Conservation Of The Montane Forest Avian Community In Northeastern North America, William V. Deluca Feb 2013

Ecology And Conservation Of The Montane Forest Avian Community In Northeastern North America, William V. Deluca

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Montane forests provide habitat for unique assemblages of flora and fauna that contribute significantly to a region’s biodiversity. Previous work indicates that montane forest ecosystems are exceedingly vulnerable to a host of anthropogenic stressors including climate change, atmospheric deposition, and recreation, to name a few. Montane forests and other high elevation ecosystems are considered to be among the first and most severely impacted by climate change. It is therefore, imperative to evaluate anthropogenic impacts on montane ecosystems and maintain reliable monitoring methods that are capable of tracking potential shifts in the distribution of species dependent on these systems. I ...


Postures For Precision: An Ecological Approach To Marksmanship And The Issue Of Warfighter Load., Christopher Jay Palmer Sep 2012

Postures For Precision: An Ecological Approach To Marksmanship And The Issue Of Warfighter Load., Christopher Jay Palmer

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The goal of this dissertation was to understand the issue of load in a more operationally realistic way, while examining underlying segmental relations and postural regulation related to functional capability. The ecological approach provides a foundation for this work, as its approach seeks understanding across nested relations and at the level of the Organism-Environment system. First, a landing task was used to examine transitions from movement to upright stance, evaluating the effects of load on changes relevant to prospective control of action. Greater negative head angles, reductions in the field of regard, and reduced variability in orienting coordination (trunk-head relations ...


Mechanics And Energetics Of Footfall Patterns In Running, Allison H. Gruber Sep 2012

Mechanics And Energetics Of Footfall Patterns In Running, Allison H. Gruber

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The forefoot (FF) running pattern has been recently advocated to improve running economy and prevent overuse injuries compared to the rearfoot (RF) pattern. However, these claims have not been supported by empirical evidence. The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate the potential advantages of RF and FF patterns to improve running economy and reduce injury risk in 20 natural RF and 20 natural FF runners.

The first study found that the RF group was more economical when performing the RF pattern at a slow, medium, and fast speed vs. FF running. Only running at the fast speed resulted in ...


Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Complement Receptor 3-Mediated Phagocytosis Of Borrelia Burgdorferi, Kelly Lynn Hawley Sep 2012

Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Complement Receptor 3-Mediated Phagocytosis Of Borrelia Burgdorferi, Kelly Lynn Hawley

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The macrophage receptors that mediate phagocytosis of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete, are unknown despite this cell type's importance in promoting pathogen clearance and inflammation-mediated tissue damage. We now demonstrate that the β2 integrin, Complement Receptor 3 (CR3), mediates the phagocytosis of opsonized and non-opsonized spirochetes by murine macrophages and human monocytes. Although, expression of the surface proteins, CspA and OspE, protects B. burgdorferi from complement-mediated phagocytosis, the versatility of CR3 counteracts the ability of B. burgdorferi to interfere with complement activation and complement-derived opsonins, thus minimizing the bacteria's anti-complement strategy. Interaction of the spirochete with the ...


Refinement, Validation And Application Of A Machine Learning Method For Estimating Physical Activity And Sedentary Behavior In Free-Living People, Kate Lyden Sep 2012

Refinement, Validation And Application Of A Machine Learning Method For Estimating Physical Activity And Sedentary Behavior In Free-Living People, Kate Lyden

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There is limited knowledge of the dose-response relationship between physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior (SB) and health. Poor measures of free-living PA and SB exposure are major contributing factors to these knowledge gaps. The overall objective of this dissertation was to address these issues by refining, validating and applying a machine-learning methodology for measuring PA and SB for use in free-living people. By combining neural networks and decision tree analyses we developed a method better suited for use in free-living people. Our new method is called the sojourn method and it estimates PA and SB from a single hip mounted ...


Fabrication, Characterization And Utilization Of Filled Hydrogel Particles As Food Grade Delivery Systems, Alison M. Matalanis Sep 2012

Fabrication, Characterization And Utilization Of Filled Hydrogel Particles As Food Grade Delivery Systems, Alison M. Matalanis

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Filled hydrogel particles consisting of emulsified oil droplets encapsulated within a hydrogel matrix were fabricated based on the phase separation of proteins and polysaccharides through aggregative and segregative mechanisms. A 3% (wt/wt) pectin and 3% (wt/wt) caseinate mixture at pH 7 separated into an upper pectin-rich phase and a lower casein-rich phase. Casein-coated lipid droplets added to this mixture partitioned into the lower casein-rich phase. When shear was applied, an oil-in-water-in-water (O/W1/W2) emulsion consisting of oil droplets (O) contained within a casein-rich dispersed phase (W1) suspended in a pectin-rich continuous phase (W2) was formed. Acidification from ...


Strategies To Improve The Performance Of Antioxidants In Oil-In-Water Emulsions, Atikorn Panya Sep 2012

Strategies To Improve The Performance Of Antioxidants In Oil-In-Water Emulsions, Atikorn Panya

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Due to the limited number of approved antioxidants for food applications, several alternative strategies to improve antioxidant performance have been developed by focusing on synergistic antioxidant interactions. Susceptibility to lipid oxidation in food systems is the result of the summation of antioxidative and prooxidative mechanisms. Understanding the sometimes paradoxical behavior of antioxidants and prooxidants is a vital key to design synergistic antioxidant systems suitable for particular foods. This research focused on 3 main strategies to improve the performance of antioxidant activity in oil-in-water emulsions.

The first part of this research has been focused on inhibition of lipid oxidation by a ...