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Candida albicans is a common opportunistic fungal pathogen, causing both superficial candidiasis and life-threatening systemic infections in immune-compromised individuals. Calcium signaling is responsible for this pathogen in responding to several stresses, such as antifungal drugs, alkaline pH and membrane-perturbing agents. Our recent study revealed that(More)
The present study used an in vitro model of cold cardioplegia in isolated working rat hearts to evaluate the possible role of ethyl pyruvate (EP) in promoting cardiac function and preventing apoptosis. Two groups of rats were evaluated; the EP (2 mM EP; n=8) and control (n=8) groups. Isolated rat hearts were perfused with Krebs-Henseleit buffer (KHB) for 30(More)
Personal Attributes Extraction in Unstructured Chinese Text Task is a subtask of The 3rd CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing (CLP-2014). In this report, we propose a method based on the combination of trigger words, dictionary and rules to realize the personal attributes extraction. We introduce the extraction process and show the(More)
Fig. 1: VibViz features three separate views: 1) physical, 2) sensory & emotional, and 3) metaphor & usage view. Abstract—This paper describes VibViz, an interactive visualization system for a vibration library. The high level goal of VibViz is to support 1) end users to explore and browse the vibration library, and 2) researchers to investigate properties(More)
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