S. M. Ko

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There is controversy as to the recommended daily intake of selenium (Se), and whether current New Zealand diets are adequate in this nutrient. Various functional single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) polymorphisms may affect the efficacy of Se utilisation. These include the glutathione peroxidases GPx1 rs1050450, GPx4 rs713041, as well as selenoproteins(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is a leading public health burden worldwide, and in New Zealand it is the most commonly registered cancer and the third leading cause of cancer deaths among males. Genetic variability and its associations with diet, demographic and lifestyle factors could influence the risk of this disease. METHODS The single nucleotide(More)
In this study, a novel model called Function Deployment Model (FDM) for decision making in new product development is introduced. To demonstrate its usefulness pragmatically, the model is applied to the design problem of development of the micro/nano injection molding machine. Based on the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) technique, this model translates(More)
  • Pantiphar Chantes, Apichai Chaiwinij, +22 authors Mark Barba
  • 2012
The current study explores the effects of drawing on children's understanding of narrative in developing multiple pedagogical agents to teach complex information. Specifically, the study investigates how multiple strategy characters (versus a single character) affect first graders' ability to utilize different addition strategies as well as progress towards(More)
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