Learn More
Large earthquakes produce crustal deformation that can be quantified by geodetic measurements, allowing for the determination of the slip distribution on the fault. We used data from Global Positioning System (GPS) networks in Central Chile to infer the static deformation and the kinematics of the 2010 moment magnitude (M(w)) 8.8 Maule megathrust(More)
The ANTARES Collaboration proposes to construct a large area water Cherenkov detector in the deep Mediterranean Sea, optimised for the detection of muons from high-energy astrophysical neutrinos. This paper presents the scientific motivation for building such a device, along with a review of the technical issues involved in its design and construction. The(More)
Perfusion of isolated normal rat kidneys with blood at elevated blood pressure (180-200 mm Hg) followed by perfusion of the renal perfusate through an isolated normal rat liver under venous pressure yielded in the plasma of the hepatic effluent a vasodepressor lipid having the chromatographic and biological characteristics of medullipin II. These findings(More)
1-0-alkyl ethers of phosphatidylcholine having an acetoyl in the second position were derived from fresh renal tissue. The main ether so derived had a 16:0 chain. The C16:0 alkyl ether was synthesized de novo. The renally derived and the synthetic ether exerted a similar and powerful antihypertensive action in hypertensive rabbits when given orally in(More)
A monolayer cell culture of juxtaglomerular cells (JGC) was derived from the renal cortex of neonatal rats. The JGC had the characteristics of those within the kidney, including peripheral dense bodies and myofibrils indicating a smooth muscle origin; rough ER containing fluffy material consistent with protein synthesis; a prominent Golgi apparatus for(More)