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  • "Toxic electronic-waste campaign" 

    Steichen, Renae M. (Drake University. College of Arts and Sciences. Departments of Social Sciences., 2006-04)
  • "Legal status of Palestine" 

    Giridhar, Kavitha (Drake University. College of Arts and Sciences. Departments of Social Sciences., 2006-04)
  • "Characterizing reactivity of benzyl esters in sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles" 

    Odorzynski, Melissa; Hoang, Tram B.; Bulochnik, Alex; Dang, Ngoc; Mirafzal, Gholam A.; Almoazen, Hassan (2006-05-04)
    Purpose: To study the effect of changing structure of benzyl esters on its reactivity in sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles. Methods: Ester molecules with benzyl moiety were either purchased or synthesized. Alkyl groups of ...
  • "Identification of yeast genes important for chromosome transmission" 

    Leeson, Stephanie; Fatland, Sarah; Bellani, Denisa; Scolaro, Eric; Wood, Abby; Young, Chris; Sleister, Heidi (2006-05-05)
    Accurate transmission of chromosomes during cell division requires that chromosomes are fully replicated and free of damage prior to cell division. Furthermore, cellular processes that separate chromosomes must be functional. ...
  • "Chest skin and sublingual PCO2 during hemorrhage" 

    Hukee, Luke; Paul, Butler; Singh, Sid; Prakash, Shawn; Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Heck, Amber; Bellani, Denisa; Sanders, Rachel; Matlack, Angela; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Hopkins, James; Henderson, LaRhee; Smoot, Dustin; Buising, Charisse; Wall, Piper (2006-06-05)
    Base deficit is an indicator for degree of metablic insult/oxygen debt from hemorrhage and is moratlity risk related in trauma patients. We investigated the use of less invasively available skin and sublingual partial ...
  • "Sweat may impair skin carbon dioxide (PCO2) dependent discrimination in trauma patients" 

    Waszgis, Michaela; Lewis, Trisha; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Matlack, Angela; Heck, Amber; Buising, Charisse; Henderson, LaRhee; Hopkins, James; Wall, Piper (2006-06-05)
    Assessing internal bleeding from trauma is difficult. Non-invasive discriminationrs between the physiologic changes of exercise (or excitement) and injury could be useful, especially at locations with limited access to ...
  • "Issues with hypotensive stabilization following hemorrhage" 

    Matlack, Angela; Byers, Melissa; Scaletta, Amber; Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Heck, Amber; Henderson, LaRhee; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Hopkins, James; Buising, Charisse; Meinders, Kandis; Wall, Piper (2006-06-07)
    We are investigating pharmacologic interruption of angiotensin II production (enalaprilat) combined with either 7.8% hypertonic saline dextran (HSD) or a hemoglobin based oxygen carrier (HBOC, Oxyglobin) as methods to ...
  • "Ion and albumin influence on measurement of metabolic debt" 

    Heck, Amber; Mueller, Dana; Woodard, Meredith; Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Matlack, Angela; Buising, Charisse; Henderson, LaRhee; Hopkins, James; Devey, Jennifer; Smoot, Dustin; Wall, Piper (2006-06-07)
    Alterations in Na+, Cl-, and albumin, if present and not accounted for, may lead one to false conclusions concerning perfusion status as indicated by base excess (BEtotal).
  • "Electron-impact excitation of carbon" 

    Zatsarinny, Oleg; Bartschat, Klaus; Bandurina, Ludmila; Gedeon, Viktor (2006-06-07)
    The B-spline R-matrix method was used to study electron-impact excitation of carbon from threshold to 60 eV. A multi-configuration Hartree-Fock method with non-orthogonal orbitals generated a very accurate target description. ...
  • "Genetic analysis of the human disease-causing gene ATM in yeast Tel1 and Mec1 mutants" 

    Renze, Anne; Sleister, Heidi (2006-06-07)
    Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) is a recessive human disorder characterized by hypersensitivity to radiation, elevated risk of cancer development, nervous degeneration, premature senescence, and immune deficiencies. A-T is ...
  • "Protection of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae from UV-C light" 

    Adams, Mehan; Kong, Kai Ling; Martis, Lydia; McManus, Karen; Pillischafske, Paige; Walleser, Nathan; Weisensel, Ashley; Voegele, Barbara; Zorich, Kristen; Mulville, Kali; Roby, Tiffany; Swafford, Eric; Uhlman, Doug; Walkup, Kristina; Sleister, Heidi (2006-06-07)
    Excessive exposure to sunlight can be harmful as the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays cause DNA damage. If this damage is not repaired in human cells, cancer and/or cell death can result. With the incidence of skin cancer growing ...
  • "Assessing trauma patient risk using non-invasive indicators" 

    Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Matlack, Angela; Heck, Amber; Buising, Charisse; Henderson, LaRhee; Hopkins, James; Wall, Piper (2006-06-07)
    Non-invasive indicators of a trauma patient's risk of cardiovascular collapse are needed. Exhaled alveolar air (end-tidal air) and skin surface are available non-invasively and have physiologic reasons to relate to trauma ...
  • "Implementation of a genetic screen to elucidate proteins important for chromosome transmission" 

    Bjordahl, Ryan; Davison, Rob; Hatz, Daniel; Kostelc, Kate; Larew, Robbie; Miller, Adam; Rusdianto, Eveline; Sawaya, Elizabeth; Sleister, Heidi (2006-06-07)
    The process of cell division is highly regulated in eukaryotic cells. Failure to transmit chromosomes accurately during cell division can result in cell death or abnormal growth (e.g., tumors). Proteins that associate in ...
  • The Development of a Match to Sample Memory Task and Test of Impulsivity to Investigate Rat Models of Schizophrenia 

    Pammer, Dave; Mauch, Tiffany; Day, Arden; KIipec, W. D. (2007)
    Animal models of schizophrenia have been developed using chronic exposure to the dissociative anesthetics phencycladine (PCP) and ketamine to induce psychosis in rats. Preliminary research in our laboratory has shown ...
  • 2007 National Student Advertising Competition 

    Blue, Inc. (Drake University ; NSAC (National Student AAF Advertising Competition), 2007-04)
    This journalism class project (JMC145: Advertising Campaign Strategies) shows the presentation from Drake University competing in the National Student Advertising Competition. Students from college and university A.A.F. ...
  • Complementary approaches to identify genes important for chromosome segregation 

    Bjorge, Ashley; Bryant, Andy; Lauer, Stephen; Levesque, Erin; Madsen, Rebecca; Meyer, Katy A.; Rimbey, Guy; Starkweather, Ashley; Verdick, Christopher; Watson, Bryan; Sleister, Heidi (2007-05-17)
    Faithful transmission of chromosomes during cell division is essential to the functioning of the eukaryotic cell. In humans, errors during chromosome segregation are correlated with diseases such as Down Syndrome and cancer. ...
  • Isolation of yeast genes that suppress the chromosome loss defect of 'YAC stability in mitosis' mutants. 

    Ruggle, Brian; Rusdianto, Eveline; Sleister, Heidi (2007-05-17)
    The eukaryotic cell cycle and processes that maintain genome stability occur with high fidelity. Mutations in genes important for the structure, replication, repair, and/or segregation of chromosomes are correlated with ...
  • Creating an object-oriented wireless network simulator 

    Nesheim, Skyler; Hoang, Luong (2007-05-17)
    Wireless routing protocols are currently among the most actively researched areas in computer science. There are hundreds of such protocols already established and even more under development. Wireless network simulators ...
  • Control of poison ivy in managed grassland systems 

    Seeman, Anthony; Summerville, Keith S. (2007-05-29)
    In many cases, the first step in an autogenic restoration is to eradicate invasive or undesired species. One management strategy used to reduce cover of invasive species in the Tallgrass prairies or oak savannas of Iowa ...
  • HPG function in men and women stratified by drug use and HIV status 

    Frankowicz, Jacek; Wisniewski, Amy B. (2007-05-29)
    Most studies of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) function and depression in illicit drug users focus only on men or do not consider the impact of HIV infection along with drug use. This study investigated relationships ...