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Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. We derive constraints on cosmological parameters and tests of dark energy models from the combination of baryon… (More)
Rous sarcoma virus-transformed chicken embryo fibroblasts (RSVCEF), when compared to normal CEF, produce elevated levels of matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) that exists in a form free of complexed tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2). In order to ascertain whether the increased levels of TIMP-free MMP-2 in RSVCEF cultures are due to diminished… (More)
Bloodstream forms of the African trypanosome, Trypanosoma brucei, can acquire substantial amounts of exogenous lysophospholipid. Lysophosphatidylcholine uptake is through a pathway consisting of three enzymes, phospholipase A1, acyl-CoA ligase, and lysophosphatidylcholine:acyl-CoA acyltransferase. The pathway enables the organism to acquire fatty acids and… (More)
BACKGROUND A variant in steroidogenic factor-1 (SF-1, encoded by the gene NR5A1), p.Arg92Trp, has recently been reported in multiple families with 46,XX ovotesticular or testicular disorders of sex development (DSD). This amino acid change impacts the DNA-binding domain and perturbs gonadal differentiation pathways. METHODS Whole-exome sequencing was… (More)
The Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs SDSS-III: massive spectroscopic surveys of the distant universe, the Milky Way, and extra-solar planetary systems Journal Article Eisenstein et al. ABSTRACT Building on the legacy of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-I and II), SDSS-III is a program of four spectroscopic… (More)
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) started a new phase in 2008 August, with new instrumentation and new surveys focused on Galactic structure and chemical evolution, measurements of the baryon oscillation feature in the clustering of galaxies and the quasar Lyα forest, and a radial velocity search for planets around ∼8000 stars. This paper describes the… (More)