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Cost‐Effective Recovery and Purification of Polyhydroxyalkanoates by Selective Dissolution of Cell Mass
Highly efficient separation and purification of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from PHA‐containing cell mass is essential to production of the bioplastics from renewable resources in a cost‐effective,Expand
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Spinster is required for autophagic lysosome reformation and mTOR reactivation following starvation
Autophagy is a conserved cellular process to degrade and recycle cytoplasmic components. During autophagy, lysosomes fuse with an autophagosome to form an autolysosome. Sequestered components areExpand
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The greenhouse gas emissions and fossil energy requirement of bioplastics from cradle to gate of a biomass refinery.
  • Jian Yu, L. Chen
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 16 August 2008
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are promising eco-friendly bioplastics that can be produced from cellulosic ethanol biorefineries as value-added coproducts. A cradle-to-factory-gate life cycle assessmentExpand
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Adsorption and analysis of the insecticides thiamethoxam and indoxacarb in hawaiian soils.
A method was developed for the simultaneous extraction and analysis of the insecticides indoxacarb and thiamethoxam from five Hawaiian soils. Using pressurized fluid extraction followed by liquidExpand
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Opportunity cost in the evaluation of surgical innovations: a case study of laparoscopic versus open colectomy
BackgroundOpportunity cost is the value of an activity forgone for participation in some other activity. With respect to surgery, an innovation incurs an opportunity cost when it uses additionalExpand
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Resident and Fellow Participation in Breast Surgery: An American College of Surgeons NSQIP Clinical Outcomes Analysis.
BACKGROUND In our present health and medical education system, participation of residents and fellows is under increasing scrutiny regarding their role in surgery and the outcomes of the procedure.Expand
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Resident and fellow participation in Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery: an ACS-NSQIP clinical outcomes analysis.
BACKGROUND The effect of decreased overall hours of training in surgical specialties is still being examined. Of particular interest is the safety of patients undergoing surgeries with traineeExpand
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High-Efficiency Production of Bioplastics from Biodegradable Organic Solids
Microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) have been extensively studied as environmentally friendly biodegradable thermoplastics. The major obstacle to wide acceptance of PHAs is their high price,Expand
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Thermal stability of organophosphorus pesticide triazophos and its relevance in the assessment of risk to the consumer of triazophos residues in food.
The degradation of triazophos in aqueous solutions was monitored at 205 and 254 nm after separation using high-performance liquid chromatography. An ODS column was used with a mobile phase of 60%Expand
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Budget Impact Analysis of Peritoneal Dialysis versus Conventional InCenter Hemodialysis in Malaysia
Objectives: To investigate the 5-year health care budget impact of variable distribution of adult patients treated with peritoneal dialysis (PD) and in-center hemodialysis (ICHD) on governmentExpand
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