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Goat casein genotypes are associated with milk production traits in the Sarda breed.
The aim of the current work was to analyze, in the Sarda breed goat, genetic polymorphism within the casein genes and to assess their influence on milk traits. Genetic variants at the CSN1S1, CSN2,Expand
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Elasticity of flexible and semiflexible polymers with extensible bonds in the Gibbs and Helmholtz ensembles.
Stretching experiments on single molecules of arbitrary length opened the way for studying the statistical mechanics of small systems. In many cases in which the thermodynamic limit is not satisfied,Expand
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The Effect of Long-term Freezing on Renneting Properties of Sarda Sheep Milk
Summary Cold storage is a well-known strategy to limit concerns about seasonality for sheep dairy productions. Th e aim of this study was to investigate the eff ect of long-term freezing on milkExpand
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Wind-induced salt-wedge intrusion in the Tiber river mouth (Rome–Central Italy)
Abstract The wind effect on river water quality was illustrated by means of thermohaline measurements carried out in the Tiber River in May 2012. The survey was carried out using a boat, in stationsExpand
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Theory and Monte Carlo simulations for the stretching of flexible and semiflexible single polymer chains under external fields.
Recent developments of microscopic mechanical experiments allow the manipulation of individual polymer molecules in two main ways: uniform stretching by external forces and non-uniform stretching byExpand
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SNARE machinery is optimized for ultrafast fusion
Significance We propose a mechanistic description of fusion of a synaptic vesicle with a target membrane executed by a team of zippering SNARE complexes (SNAREpins). In the context ofExpand
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Scaling shift in multicracked fiber bundles.
Bundles of fibers, wires, or filaments are ubiquitous structures in both natural and artificial materials. We investigate the bundle degradation induced by an external damaging action through aExpand
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Response to "Comment on 'Elasticity of flexible and semiflexible polymers with extensible bonds in the Gibbs and Helmholtz ensembles"' [J. Chem. Phys. 138, 157101 (2013)].
Two different statistical ensembles can be considered for extending a single polymer chain: the Gibbs (or isotensional) ensemble characterized by a deterministic force applied to the free end of theExpand
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Monte Carlo simulations of single polymer force-extension relations
We present Monte Carlo simulations for studying the statistical mechanics of arbitrarily long single molecules under stretching. In many cases in which the thermodynamic limit is not satisfied,Expand
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