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Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system. (2014)
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BARRON, G.A., BORDET, E., GOUA, M. and BERMANO. G. 2014. Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system. Current angiogenesis [online], 3(3), pages 152-163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2174/2211552803666141113211829

Increased levels of inflammatory markers such as tumour necrosis factor-α (TNFα) and interleukin- 6 (IL-6) have been associated with formation of new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, and linked to chronic inflammation in obesity. This study aimed to e... Read More about Modulation of angiogenesis by inflammatory markers and the role of matrix metalloproteinases in an endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture system..

Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image. (2014)
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MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2014. Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image. Computación y sistemas [online], 18(4), pages 683-691. Available from: https://doi.org/10.13053/CyS-18-4-2059

In some fields like forensic research, experts demand that a found sample of an individual can be matched with its full counterpart contained in a database. The found sample may present several characteristics that make this matching more difficult t... Read More about Fast and efficient palmprint identification of a small sample within a full image..

Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study. (2014)
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OLUYEMI, G.F., KANIN, L. and NAIR, A. 2014. Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study. International journal of fluid mechanics research [online], 41(6), pages 536-546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1615/InterJFluidMechRes.v41.i6.60

Flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs especially during injection and production operations poses a great challenge to the optimisation of these important field operations. For example, flow partitioning into the fracture from the matrix may limi... Read More about Injection behaviour of fractured reservoirs at near wellbore and far field areas: a CFD study..

Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems. (2014)
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NICHO, M. and KAMOUN, F. 2014. Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems. Communications of the association for information systems [online], 35, Article 18. Available from: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol35/iss1/18

Malicious insiders present a serious threat to information systems due to privilege of access, knowledge of internal computer resources, and potential threats on the part of disgruntled employees or insiders collaborating with external cybercriminals... Read More about Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems..

DART-Europe: access to European research theses. (2014)
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COPELAND, S. 2011. DART-Europe: access to European research theses. Biblos: revista a filialei iesene a Asociatiei Bibliotecarilor din România [online], 22-23, pages 54-57. Available from: http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/docs/biblos/biblos.22.23.pdf

This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range of full text research theses... Read More about DART-Europe: access to European research theses..

FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4V. (2014)
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KUMAR, V., EAKAMBARAM, A. and ARIVAZHAGAN, A. 2014. FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4 V. Procedia engineering [online], 97: proceedings of 12th Global congress on manufacturing and management 2014 (GCMM 2014), 8-10 December 2014, Vellore, India, pages 1237-1246. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2014.12.402

This paper presents an FEM analysis conducted for optimally designing end mill cutters through verifying the cutting tool forces and stresses for milling Titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4 V. Initially, the theoretical tool forces are calculated by considering... Read More about FEM analysis to optimally design end mill cutters for milling of Ti-6Al-4V..

Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. (2014)
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MABON, L., SHACKLEY, S., BLACKFORD, J.C., STAHL, H. and MILLER, A. 2015. Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 38, pages 18-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.10.022

This paper explores the social dimensions of an experimental release of carbon dioxide (CO2) carried out in Ardmucknish Bay, Argyll, United Kingdom. The experiment, which aimed to understand detectability and potential effects on the marine environme... Read More about Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research..

In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. (2014)
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IBIE, C., KNOTT, R. and THOMPSON, C.J. 2015. In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells. International journal of pharmaceutics [online], 479(1), pages 103-117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.12.058

The biocompatibility and cellular uptake of polymer, insulin polyelectrolyte complexes (PECs) prepared using polyallylamine-based polymers was evaluated in-vitro using Caco-2 cell monolayers as a predictive model for human small intestinal epithelial... Read More about In-vitro evaluation of the effect of polymer structure on uptake of novel polymer-insulin polyelectrolyte complexes by human epithelial cells..

Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation. (2014)
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GOEL, S., BEAKE, B., CHAN, C.-W., FAISAL, N.H. and DUNNE, N. 2015. Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation. Materials science and engineering: A [online], 627, pages 249-261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2014.12.075

Unlike other BCC metals, the plastic deformation of nanocrystalline Tantalum (Ta) during compression is regulated by deformation twinning. Whether or not this twinning exhibits anisotropy was investigated through simulation of displacement-controlled... Read More about Twinning anisotropy of tantalum during nanoindentation..

Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containing staggered arrangement of blockages. (2014)
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IYI, D. and HASAN, R. 2015. Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containging staggered arragement of blockages. Procedia engineering [online], 105: proceedings of the 6th BSME international conference on thermal engineering (ICTE 2014), 19-21 December 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pages 176-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.05.033

The work reported in this paper is a numerical study of airflow and heat transfer for low turbulence buoyancy-driven flow in a rectangular cavity partially filled with solid objects. The two vertical walls were maintained at constant temperatures giv... Read More about Natural convection flow and heat transfer in an enclosure containing staggered arrangement of blockages..

An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. (2014)
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MARCELLA, M. and ROWLEY, S. 2015. An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. International journal of project management [online], 33(4), pages 735-746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.12.002

This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study of their application in the... Read More about An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland..

A mixed methods investigation into the use of non-technical skills by community and hospital pharmacists. (2014)
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IRWIN, A. and WEIDMANN, A. 2015. A mixed methods investigation into the use of non-technical skills by community and hospital pharmacists. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 11(5), pages 675-685. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.11.006

Background: Non-technical skills refer to the social and cognitive factors that may influence efficient and safe job performance. Non-technical skills are an important element of patient safety in a variety of health care disciplines, including surge... Read More about A mixed methods investigation into the use of non-technical skills by community and hospital pharmacists..

The electrochemical and statistical evaluation of isolation of mellitin and apamin from honey bee (Apis Mellifera) venom. (2014)
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NGUYEN, H. V., HEGER, Z., KOMINKOVA, M., MICHALEK, P., GUMULEC, J., GURAN, R., PRIDAL, A., FERNANDEZ, C., HYNEK, D., ADAM, V. and KIZEK, R. 2015. The electrochemical and statistical evaluation of isolation of mellitin and apamin from honey bee (Apis Mellifera) venom. International journal of electrochemical science [online] , 10(2), pages 1249-1260. Available from: http://www.electrochemsci.org/papers/vol10/100201249.pdf

We present in this manuscript for the first time the electrochemical and statistical evaluation of FPLC isolation of mellitin and apamin from honey bee (Apis mellifera) venom. Venoms are extremely complex blends of diverse substances that target a my... Read More about The electrochemical and statistical evaluation of isolation of mellitin and apamin from honey bee (Apis Mellifera) venom..

Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness. (2014)
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ROBERTS, R., FLIN, R. and CLELAND, J. 2014. Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness. Human factors: the journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society [online], 57(4), pages 573-590. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720814562643

Objective: The aim of this study was to identify the cognitive components required for offshore drillers to develop and maintain situation awareness (SA) while controlling subsea hydrocarbon wells. Background: SA issues are often identified as contri... Read More about Staying in the zone: offshore drillers' situation awareness..

Renewable energy potentials in Cameroon: prospects and challenges. (2014)
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WIRBA, A.V., MAS'UD, A.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AHMAD, S., TAHAR, R.M., RAHIM, R.A., MUNIR, A.B. and KARIM, M.E. 2015. Renewable energy potentials in Cameroon: prospects and challenges. Renewable energy [online], 76, pages 560-565. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.11.083

This paper aims at discussing the renewable energy potentials in delivering parts of the energy needs in Cameroon. The country has an enormous renewable energy potential. The lack of clear renewable energy policy in the mix is an issue that needs to... Read More about Renewable energy potentials in Cameroon: prospects and challenges..

Effect of emissivity on the heat and mass transfer of humid air in a cavity filled with solid obstacles. (2014)
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IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2015. Effect of emissivity on the heat and mass transfer of humid air in a cavity filled with solid obstacles. Numerical heat transfer, part A: applications [online], 67(5), pages 531-546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10407782.2014.937261

The work reported here is a 2D numerical study on the buoyancy-driven low-speed turbulent flow of humid air inside a rectangular cavity partially filled with solid cylindrical objects for a Rayleigh number of 1.45 × 109. Variations of Nusselt number,... Read More about Effect of emissivity on the heat and mass transfer of humid air in a cavity filled with solid obstacles..

Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision making. (2014)
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LAING, R., LEON, M., MAHDJOUBI, L. and SCOTT, J. 2014. Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision making. Procedia environmental sciences [online], 22: proceedings of the 12th International conference on design and decision support systems in architecture and urban planning (DDSS 2014), 25-27 August 2014, Eindhoven, Netherlands, pages 120-130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.012

In recent years, there have been rapid developments in techniques available to capture three dimensional data with regards to the existing built environment. Such technologies support the collection of both large scale landscape and streetscape data,... Read More about Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision making..

Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment. (2014)
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LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H. 2014. Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment. Procedia environmental sciences [online], 22: proceedings of the 12th International conference on design and decision support systems in architecture and urban planning (DDSS 2014), 25-27 August 2014, Eindhoven, Netherlands, pages 108-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011

Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, from the initial design throug... Read More about Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment..

Finding and resolving security misusability with misusability cases. (2014)
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FAILY, S. and FLÉCHAIS, I. 2016. Finding and resolving security misusability with misusability cases. Requirements engineering [online], 21(2), pages 209-223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00766-014-0217-8

Although widely used for both security and usability concerns, scenarios used in security design may not necessarily inform the design of usability, and vice-versa. One way of using scenarios to bridge security and usability involves explicitly descr... Read More about Finding and resolving security misusability with misusability cases..

Nutritional B vitamin deficiency alters the expression of key proteins associated with vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration in the aorta of atherosclerotic apolipoprotein E null mice. (2014)
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DUTHIE, S.J., BEATTIE, J.H., GORDON, M.-J., PIRIE, L.P., NICOL, F., REID, M.D., DUNCAN, G.J., CANTLAY, L., HORGAN, G. and MCNEIL, C.J. 2015. Nutritional B vitamin deficiency alters the expression of key proteins associated with vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration in the aorta of atherosclerotic apolipoprotein E null mice. Genes and nutrition [online], 10(1), article 446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12263-014-0446-y

Low B vitamin status is linked with human vascular disease. We employed a proteomic and biochemical approach to determine whether nutritional folate deficiency and/or hyperhomocysteinemia altered metabolic processes linked with atherosclerosis in Apo... Read More about Nutritional B vitamin deficiency alters the expression of key proteins associated with vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration in the aorta of atherosclerotic apolipoprotein E null mice..