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Yulin Fang is an assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems, city university of Hong kong. He earned his Ph.D. at richard Ivey School of Business, university of Western Ontario, london, Ontario. His current research is focused on knowledge management, virtual teams, and open source software projects. He has published papers in journals(More)
The success of open source software (OSS) projects depends heavily on the voluntary participation of a large number of developers. To remain sustainable, it is vital for an OSS project community to maintain a critical mass of core developers. Yet, only a small number of participants (identified here as ‘‘joiners’’) can successfully socialize themselves into(More)
The effects of e-commerce institutional mechanisms on trust and online purchase have traditionally been understood in the initial online purchase context. This study extends this literature by exploring the role of ecommerce institutional mechanisms in the online repurchase context. In doing so, it responds to the emerging call for understanding the(More)
In the present study, N-(alpha-methylbenzyl-)-1-aminobenzotriazole (MBA) and ketoconazole (KET) were identified as the inhibitors with selectivity toward dog CYP2B11 and CYP3A12, respectively. Their selectivity was evaluated using phenacetin O-deethylation (CYP1A), diazepam (DZ) N1-demethylation (CYP2B11), diclofenac 4'-hydrxylation (CYP2C21), bufuralol(More)
Information systems professionals must pay attention to online customer retention. Drawing on the relationship marketing literature, we formulated and tested a model to explain B2C user repurchase intention from the perspective of relationship quality. The model was empirically tested through a survey conducted in Northern Ireland. Results showed that(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of exogenous 24-epibrassinolide (EBR) on the substances involved in antioxidation and osmoregulation responses of young grape plants under chilling stress. The grapevine leaves were sprayed with 0 (control), 0.05, 0.10 or 0.15 mg/L of 24-epibrassinolide and then exposed to 4 and 0 °C for 24 h,(More)
IgG monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) consist of two Fab fragments and one Fc fragment. The Fab fragments contain the variable regions and are responsible for drug specificity (via antigen binding); the Fc fragment contains constant regions and is responsible for effector functions (via interactions with Fcγ receptors) and extended serum half-life (via(More)