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  • Cardiac myoglobin deficit has evolved repeatedly in teleost fishes 

    Macqueen, Daniel J.; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Johnston, Ian Alistair (2014-06-11) - Journal article
    Myoglobin (Mb) is the classic vertebrate oxygen-binding protein present in aerobic striated muscles. It functions principally in oxygen delivery and provides muscle with its characteristic red colour. Members of the Antarctic ...
  • Cardiometabolic effects of genetic upregulation of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist : a Mendelian randomisation analysis 

    Freitag, D.; Butterworth, A.S.; Willeit, P.; Howson, J.M.M.; Burgess, S.; Kaptoge, S.; Young, R.; Ho, W.K.; Wood, A.M.; Sweeting, M.; Spackman, S.; Staley, J.R.; Ramond, A.; Harshfield, E.; Nielsen, S.F.; Grande, P.; Lange, L.A.; Bown, M.J.; Jones, G.T.; Scott, R.A.; Bevan, S.; Porcu, E.; Thorleifsson, G.; Zeng, L.; Kessler, T.; Nikpay, M.; Do, R.; Zhang, W.; Hopewell, J.C.; Kleber, M.; Delgado, G.E.; Nelson, C.P.; Goel, A.; Bis, J.C.; Dehghan, A.; Ligthart, S.; Smith, A.V.; Qu, L.; van 't Hof, F.N.G.; de Bakker, P.I.W.; Baas, A.F.; van Rij, A.; Tromp, G.; Kuivaniemi, H.; Ritchie, M.D.; Verma, S.S.; Crawford, D.C.; Malinowski, J.; de Andrade, M.; Kullo, I.J.; Peissig, P.L.; McCarty, C.A.; Böttinger, E.P.; Gottesman, O.; Crosslin, D.R.; Carrell, D.S.; Rasmussen-Torvik, L.J.; Pacheco, J.A.; Huang, J.; Timpson, N.J.; Kettunen, J.; Ala-Korpela, M.; Mitchell, G.F.; Parsa, A.; Wilkinson, I.B.; Gorski, M.; Li, Y.; Franceschini, N.; Keller, M.F.; Ganesh, S.K.; Langefeld, C.D.; Bruijn, L.; Brown, M.A.; Evans, D.M.; Baltic, S.; Ferreira, M.A.; Baurecht, H.; Weidinger, S.; Franke, A.; Lubitz, S.A.; Müller-Nurasyid, M.; Felix, J.F.; Smith, N.L.; Sudman, M.; Thompson, S.D.; Zeggini, E.; Panoutsopoulou, K.; Nalls, M.A.; Singleton, A.; Polychronakos, C.; Bradfield, J.P.; Hakonarson, H.; Easton, D.F.; Thompson, D.; Tomlinson, I.P.; Dunlop, M.; Hemminki, K.; Morgan, G.; Eisen, T.; Goldschmidt, H.; Allan, J.M.; Henrion, M.; Whiffin, N.; Wang, Y.; Chubb, D.; Iles, M.M.; Bishop, D.T.; Law, M.H.; Hayward, N.K.; Luo, Y.; Nejentsev, S.; Barbalic, M.; Crossman, D.; Sanna, S.; Soranzo, N.; Markus, H.S.; Wareham, N.J.; Rader, D.J.; Reilly, M.; Assimes, T.; Harris, T.B.; Hofman, A.; Franco, O.H.; Gudnason, V.; Tracy, R.; Psaty, B.M.; Farrall, M.; Watkins, H.; Hall, A.S.; Samani, N.J.; März, W.; Clarke, R.; Collins, R.; Kooner, J.S.; Chambers, J.C.; Kathiresan, S.; McPherson, R.; Erdmann, J.; Kastrati, A.; Schunkert, H.; Stefánsson, K.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Walston, J.D.; Tybjærg-Hansen, A.; Alam, D.S.; Al Shafi Majumder, A.; Angelantonio, E.D.; Chowdhury, R.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Saleheen, D.; Thompson, S.G.; Danesh, J.; Houlston, R.S. (2015-04-01) - Journal article
    To investigate potential cardiovascular and other effects of long-term pharmacological interleukin 1 (IL-1) inhibition, we studied genetic variants that produce inhibition of IL-1, a master regulator of inflammation. ...
  • Care of the infant and newborn in Malawi (2017) : the COIN Course - Participants Manual 

    Kawaza, Kondwani; Mzikamanda, Rizine; Molyneux, Liz (University of St Andrews, 2016-12) - Book
    The majority of deaths in neonates and young infants can be prevented with low-cost interventions. It has been estimated that we can reduce up to half of all preventable neonatal deaths, with optimal treatment of neonatal ...
  • Carl Friedrich Geiser and Ferdinand Rudio : the men behind the first International Congress of Mathematicians 

    Eminger, Stefanie Ursula (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-26) - Thesis
    The first International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) was held in Zurich in 1897, setting the standards for all future ICMs. Whilst giving an overview of the congress itself, this thesis focuses on the Swiss organisers, ...
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez : from figuration to kineticism 

    Sassu Suarez Ferri, Natalia (University of St Andrews, 2015-04) - Thesis
    The Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez (b.1923) is an exemplar of modernism both in Europe and in Latin America. This thesis offers a broader understanding of his work by discussing his early paintings as a precedent to ...
  • Carmen universitatis : a theological study of music and measure 

    Guthrie, Steven R. (University of St Andrews, 2000) - Thesis
    In every era and every culture, human beings have made music. Moreover, in most cultures---certainly through most of Christian history-music has played an important role in worship and religious ritual. But why should music ...
  • 'Carnal acts' : from theory to publication 

    Johnston, Paul (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
    The first part of the thesis comprises Chapters 1 to 40 of the novel, written under a pseudonym, followed by a synopsis of the remaining chapters, 41 to 155. The potential jacket copy will refer to the protagonists, a ...
  • Carnap's conventionalism : logic, science, and tolerance 

    Friedman-Biglin, Noah (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
    In broadest terms, this thesis is concerned to answer the question of whether the view that arithmetic is analytic can be maintained consistently. Lest there be much suspense, I will conclude that it can. Those who ...
  • Carpe lucem: harnessing organic light sources for optogenetics 

    Morton, Andrew; Murawski, Caroline; Gather, Malte Christian (Portland Press Ltd., 2016-12) - Journal article
    With the advent of optogenetics, numerous functions in cells have been rendered responsive to the experimental delivery of light. The most common implementation of this technique features neurons genetically modified to ...
  • Carrier delocalization in InAs/InGaAlAs/InP quantum‐dash‐based tunnel injection system for 1.55 μm emission 

    Rudno-Rudiński, W.; Syperek, M.; Andrzejewski, J.; Maryński, A.; Misiewicz, J.; Somers, A.; Höfling, Sven; Reithmaier, J. P.; Sęk, G. (2017-01) - Journal article
    We have investigated optical properties of hybrid two‐dimensional‐zero‐dimensional (2D‐0D) tunnel structures containing strongly elongated InAs/InP(001) quantum dots (called quantum dashes), emitting at 1.55 μm. These ...
  • Carrier transfer between confined and localized states in type II InAs/GaAsSb quantum wells 

    Dyksik, M.; Motyka, M.; Weih, R.; Höfling, S.; Kamp, M.; Sęk, G.; Misiewicz, J. (2017-02) - Journal article
    Temperature-resolved photoluminescence studies were performed on tensely-strained AlSb/InAs/GaAsSb W-shaped type II quantum wells. They revealed two emission bands: one at lower energy of localized origin resulting from ...
  • Carrier-density control of the SrTiO3 (001) surface 2DEG studied by ARPES 

    McKeown Walker, Siobhan Ellen; Bruno, Flavio Y; Wang, Zhiming; de la Torre, Alberto; Riccó, Sara; Tamai, Anna; Kim, Timur; Hoesch, Moritz; Shi, Ming; Bahramy, Mohammed Saeed; King, Phil; Baumberger, Felix (2015) - Journal article
    The origin of the 2D electron gas (2DEG)stabilized at the bare surface of SrTiO3 (001) is investigated. Using high-resolution angle-resolved photoemission and core-level spectroscopy, it is shown conclusively that this ...
  • Carving wood and creating shamans : an ethnographic account of visual capacity among the Kuna of Panamá 

    Fortis, Paolo (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis is an ethnographic account of the carving of wooden ritual statues and of the shamanic figure of the seer among the Kuna of the San Blas archipelago of Panamá. Through a study of the production of wooden ritual ...
  • Cas6 specificity and CRISPR RNA loading in a complex CRISPR-Cas system 

    Sokolowski, Richard David; Graham, Shirley; White, Malcolm F (2014-06-02) - Journal article
    CRISPR-Cas is an adaptive prokaryotic immune system, providing protection against viruses and other mobile genetic elements. In type I and type III CRISPR-Cas systems, CRISPR RNA (crRNA) is generated by cleavage of a primary ...
  • Cascaded emission of single photons from the biexciton in monolayered WSe2 

    He, Yu-Ming; Iff, Oliver; Baumann, Vasilij; Davanco, Marcelo; Srinivasan, Kartik; Höfling, Sven; Schneider, Christian (2016-11-10) - Journal article
    Monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenide materials emerged as a new material class to study excitonic effects in solid state, as they benefit from enormous Coulomb correlations between electrons and holes. Especially ...
  • Cascaded modulator architecture for WDM applications 

    Debnath, Kapil; O'Faolain, Liam; Gardes, Frederic Y.; Steffan, Andreas G.; Reed, Graham T.; Krauss, Thomas F. (2012-12-03) - Journal article
    Integration density, channel scalability, low switching energy and low insertion loss are the major prerequisites for on-chip WDM systems. A number of device geometries have already been demonstrated that fulfill these ...
  • The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work 

    Muir, Laura; Hawes, Graeme (Elsevier, 2013-05-03) - Journal article
    This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...
  • A case of framing effects : the elicitation of time preferences 

    Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco (University of St Andrews, 2014-07-21) - Working or discussion paper
    We compare three methods for the elicitation of time preferences in an experimental setting: the Becker-DeGroot-Marschak procedure (BDM); the second price auction; and the multiple price list format. The first two methods ...
  • Case studies in exploiting terrorist group divisions with disinformation and divisive/black propaganda 

    Garner, George (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2010-07-22) - Journal article
    Counterterrorism operations should be exploiting the divisions and infighting of terrorist groups. The overall goal should be to make fewer mistakes than the jihadis, help increase inter-group and intra-group tension, and ...
  • A case study analysis of system efficiency, viability and energy values of SOFC based fuel cell Micro-CHP for office buildings 

    Tesfai, Alem; Mylona, A.; Connor, Paul Alexander; Cassidy, Mark; Irvine, John Thomas Sirr (Electrochemical Society, 2015) - Conference item
    The built environment is a large contributor to the greenhouse gas emissions. The first step in tackling environmental impact and fuel cost reduction is the minimization of energy losses through introduction of new and ...