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We present measurements of the branching fractions of the decays B+-->eta'K+ and B0-->eta'K0. For B0-->eta(')K(0)(S) we also measure the time-dependent CP-violation parameters S eta'(K(0)(S)) and C eta'(K(0)(S)), and for B+-->eta'K+ the time-integrated charge asymmetry A(ch). The data sample corresponds to 88.9 x 10(6) BB pairs produced by e(+)e(-)(More)
This paper describes the algorithms for the reconstruction and identification of electrons in the central region of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). These algorithms were used for all ATLAS results with electrons in the final state that are based on the 2012 pp collision data produced by the LHC at [Formula: see text] = 8 [Formula: see(More)
The ionization signals in the liquid argon of the ATLAS electromagnetic calorimeter are studied in detail using cosmic muons. In particular, the drift time of the ioniza-tion electrons is measured and used to assess the intrinsic uniformity of the calorimeter gaps and estimate its impact on the constant term of the energy resolution. The drift times of(More)
OBJECTIVE The World Health Organization laboratory manual, last revised in 1992, states that the normal pH of semen ranges from 7.2 to 8.0. Our experience has been that values in our patient population are consistently higher than this range. To confirm this we reviewed >1100 semen records. STUDY DESIGN All patient records from January 1994 to December(More)
Deep-inelastic ep scattering data taken with the H1 detector at HERA and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 106 pb −1 are used to study the differential distributions of event shape variables. These include thrust, jet broadening, jet mass and the C-parameter. The four-momentum transfer Q is taken to be the relevant energy scale and ranges between(More)
We present a measurement of the time-dependent CP-violating (CPV) asymmetries in B0-->K(0)(S)pi(0) decays based on 124x10(6) Upsilon(4S)-->BB decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy B factory at SLAC. In a sample containing 122+/-16 signal decays, we obtain the magnitudes of the direct CPV asymmetry(More)
We have recently reported the activation of a new oncogene in human papillary thyroid carcinomas. This oncogene, papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), is a novel rearranged version of the ret tyrosine-kinase protooncogene. Thyroid neoplasms include a broad spectrum of malignant tumors, ranging from well-differentiated tumors to undifferentiated anaplastic(More)
Hyperplastic or neoplastic proliferative lesions of thyroid follicular epithelium consist of a spectrum, ranging from nodular hyperplasia to undifferentiated (anaplastic) carcinoma, and usually present as palpable thyroid nodules. Thyroid nodules are a common occurrence in the general population, but only a small proportion of them are eventually diagnosed(More)
A subtractive thyroid cDNA library was constructed from two human thyroid carcinoma cell lines originating from an anaplastic carcinoma and a papillary thyroid carcinoma. The library was used to identify genes correlated with the progression to a highly malignant phenotype. The thymosin beta-10 gene was isolated and found to be expressed at much higher(More)
The RET proto-oncogene has been demonstrated to be expressed in medullary thyroid carcinomas and pheochromocytomas, and was mutated in patients with the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A). The results presented herein show its expression in normal human thyroid parafollicular C cells. Since RET is predicted to encode a receptor for a still(More)