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Top-down pulses reduce prey population sizes and persistence
Resource pulses are well documented and have important consequences for population dynamics relative to continuous inputs. However, pulses of top-down factors (e.g. predation) are less explored and appreciated in the ...
ECU Sustainability Plan
ECU's first Sustainability Plan for 2019 through 2023 lays out goals and strategies in the following focus areas: Climate Change Mitigation, Academics and Research, Campus Grounds, and Materials Management.
Anatomical-Molecular Distribution of EphrinA1 in Infarcted Mouse Heart Using MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging
EphrinA1 is a tyrosine kinase receptor localized in the cellular membrane of healthy cardiomyocytes, the expression of which is lost upon myocardial infarction (MI). Intra-cardiac injection of the recombinant form of ...
First Aid and Pre-Hospital Management of Venomous Snakebites
Background: Antivenom is the definitive treatment for venomous snakebites, but is expensive and not available in many rural and poorly developed regions. Timely transportation to facilities that stock and administer ...
Fraction Learners: Assessing Understanding through Language Acquisition
This study applies the Mathematics Acquisition Framework (MAF) (Bossé, Ringler, Bayaga, Fountain, & Young, 2018) to investigate fifth- through seventh-grade students’ comprehension of fractions and decimals and examines ...
Exploring links between greenspace and sudden unexpected death: A spatial analysis
Greenspace has been increasingly recognized as having numerous health benefits. However, its effects are unknown concerning sudden unexpected death (SUD), commonly referred to as sudden cardiac death, which constitutes a ...
Therapeutic Targeting of mTOR in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: An Update
T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) is an aggressive blood malignancy that arises from the clonal expansion of transformed T-cell precursors. Although T-ALL prognosis has significantly improved due to the development ...
Therapeutic targeting of CK2 in acute and chronic leukemias
Phosphorylation can regulate almost every property of a protein and is involved in all fundamental cellular processes. Thus, proper regulation of phosphorylation events is critical to the homeostatic functions of cell ...
TNM cancer staging: can it help develop a novel staging system for type 2 diabetes?
Abstract: Type 2 diabetes (DM2) constitutes 90%–95% of the diabetes cases and is increasing at an alarming rate in the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) esti- mates that more than 29 million people ...
Variation in female aggression in 2 three-spined stickleback populations with female throat and spine coloration
Despite growing interest in female ornament evolution, we still have a rudimentary understanding of female display traits relative to similar traits in males. Under one popular adaptive scenario, fe- male ornaments are ...