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The combined effect of nisin and moderate heat to increase the killing of Listeria monocytogenes in cans of "cold-pack" lobster was investigated. Adding nisin at a level of 25 mg/kg of can contents to the brine surrounding the lobster, in combination with a heat process giving internal can temperatures of 60 degrees C for 5 min and 65 degrees C for 2 min,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the acute anti-inflammatory effects of topically applied emu oil. ANIMALS 96 male CD-1 mice assigned randomly to 4 groups, each comprising 24 mice. PROCEDURE To induce auricular inflammation, 50 microl of a solution comprising 10 microl of croton oil dissolved in 1 ml of acetone was applied to the inner surface of the left auricle(More)
The tyrosine concentration of fasted rats was measured in plasma, brain and tissues receiving sympathetic innervation after L-tyrosine (200 mg/kg) was administered alone or in the presence of an equimolar cocktail containing isoleucine, leucine and valine. In the samples taken at 15, 30, 45, 60, 120 or 180 minutes, the highest concentrations of L-tyrosine(More)
Seventeen antimicrobial agents were evaluated separately or in combination for their efficiency as selective supplements in a broth medium against six different serotypes of Yersinia enterocolitica and 20 selected strains of different Gram-negative bacteria. Irgasan (DP300, 5-chloro-2-(2,4- dichlorophenoxy) phenol) at a concentration of 4 micrograms ml-1(More)
In this paper, we describe BuildBot, a robotic interface developed to assist with the continuous integration process utilized by agile software development teams. BuildBot's physical nature allows us to engage the agile software development team members through vision, hearing and touch. In this way, Build-Bot becomes an active part of the development(More)
The undersigned certify that they have read, and recommend to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for acceptance, a thesis entitled " In-Container Testing for Web Portal Applications " submitted by Wenliang Xiong in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Science. Abstract In order to test interactions between container and components,(More)
In this paper, we describe BuildBot, a robot developed to assist with continuous integration of a software build in Agile development teams. BuildBot can interact physically with individual members of the team and be an active part of the development process by bringing together human-robot interaction with human group dynamics and knowledge about software(More)