R. S. Powell

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The scheduling of pumps for clean water distribution is a partially discrete non-linear problem with many variables. The scheduling method described in this paper typically produces costs within 1% of a linear program-based solution, and can incorporate realistic non-linear costs that may be hard to incorporate in linear programming formulations. These(More)
Southern analysis of genomic DNA fromAnabaena flos-aquae revealed that the genes encoding the two authenticated protein components of cyanobacterial gas vesicles, GvpA and GvpC, were carried on the same 4.9-kbHindIII restriction fragment. By comparing the hybridization intensities observed when eithergvpA- orgvpC-specific oligonucleotides are bound to(More)
Antibodies were raised against intact gas vesicles of Anabaena flos-aquae, and against a synthetic peptide (GVPaNT) whose sequence is identical to the N-terminal region of the main gas vesicle protein, GVPa. A two-stage centrifugation procedure is described for separating gold-labelled antibodies bound to gas vesicles from unbound antibodies. The GVPaNT(More)
Fatty acid synthase activity has been shown to be regulated mainly at the transcriptional level under both dietary and hormonal influences. As a first step towards elucidating the factors involved, we isolated and characterized chicken genomic clones encompassing the 5' part of the chicken fatty acid synthase gene and its flanking region. The entire region(More)
Acetyl-CoA carboxylase is a rate-limiting enzyme in the biogenesis of long-chain fatty acids. In the present study, the 5' end and flanking region of the acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) gene was analysed in the chicken. A genomic clone was isolated containing the first three exons, the third one containing the ATG codon. Using nuclease-mapping experiments and(More)
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BREED specifications for pure-bred/pedigree dogs are laid down by the organisations that register and judge dogs, such as the Kennel Club of the UK (KCUK) and the Kennel Union of South Africa (KUSA), as well as the umbrella body the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI). Reproductive isolation between breeds results because animals can only be(More)
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