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Tardigrades are meiofaunal ecdysozoans that are key to understanding the origins of Arthropoda. Many species of Tardigrada can survive extreme conditions through cryptobiosis. In a recent paper [Boothby TC, et al. (2015) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112(52):15976-15981], the authors concluded that the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini had an unprecedented proportion(More)
ii To the ones I love iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank my advisor, Dr. Michael J. Schnieders. He has been a wonderful advisor and has given me a lot of wonderful opportunities to advance my academic and professional career forward. He has opened my eyes to the computational approaches to study biomaterials I have never known before. I would also(More)
  • Sheetal Reginald, D Mello, Aliasger Salem, Satheesh, Elangovan, Maureen Donovan +18 others
  • 2016
D'mello, Sheetal Reginald. "Natural polymer based gene activated matrices for bone regeneration." PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) thesis, ii To my family iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS When I came to the University of Iowa, I was quite apprehensive about the academic and cultural environment in a big school. And then gradually, I discovered the stimulating, supportive and(More)
Keywords tardigrade genome blobplots contamination Ecdysozoa. CC-BY 4.0 International license not peer-reviewed) is the author/funder. It is made available under a The copyright holder for this preprint (which was. Abstract Tardigrades are meiofaunal ecdysozoans and are key to understanding the origins of Arthropoda. We present the genome of the tardigrade(More)
When hand-mixing is used, clinicians mix zinc phosphate cement to consistencies which allow proper seating of restorations. Slump tests have indicated that the same two preferred consistencies (one for cementing a single unit restoration, the other for cementing a multiple unit restoration) could be obtained at different slab temperatures for three cements(More)
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