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  • S. Ali Abbas, Nazim Belhocine, +6 authors Nezha Khaneboubi
  • 2010
This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. This paper describes(More)
Ribosomes, the protein factories of living cells, translate genetic information carried by messenger RNAs into proteins, and are thus involved in virtually all aspects of cellular development and maintenance. The few available structures of the eukaryotic ribosome reveal that it is more complex than its prokaryotic counterpart, owing mainly to the presence(More)
Entamoeba histolytica is the cause of amebic colitis and liver abscess. This parasite induces apoptosis in host cells and utilizes exposed ligands such as phosphatidylserine to ingest the apoptotic corpses and invade deeper into host tissue. The purpose of this work was to identify amebic proteins involved in the recognition and ingestion of dead cells. A(More)
The beliefs of a single agent are typically treated in logic and philosophy as a single modality or epistemic attitude. I argue that it is better to treat belief as a family of loosely related modalities. This approach to belief, along with mechanisms for constructing modalities and for activating a modality that is appropriate for a specific reasoning(More)
  • Elijah Millgram, Karin Boxer, +8 authors Brenda Lyshaug
  • 2006
The theory of practical rationality (that is, the rationality of decision, choice, action and related matters) dates back at least to Plato and Aristotle. That makes it well over two millennia old, and over that time, we have, to all appearances, built up a substantial body of results: results that allow us to understand what we are doing, when we make up(More)
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