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  • Acculturation and bilingualism in Guambía (Colombia) 

    Long, Violet (University of St Andrews, 1980) - Thesis
    The objective of this study is to trace the relationship between oveit and covert acculturation and bilingualism in the Colombian Indian community of Guambia. The first section describes the ten indicators ...
  • The accumulation and trapping of grains at planet gaps : effects of grain growth and fragmentation 

    Gonzalez, J.-F.; Laibe, G.; Maddison, S.T.; Pinte, C.; Ménard, F. (2015) - Journal article
    We model the dust evolution in protoplanetary disks with full 3D, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH), two-phase (gas+dust) hydrodynamical simulations. The gas+dust dynamics, where aerodynamic drag leads to the vertical ...
  • Accuracy of circulating adiponectin for predicting gestational diabetes : a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Iliodromiti, S; Sassarini, J; Kelsey, Tom; Lindsay, R; Sattar, N; Nelson, S (2016-04) - Journal article
    Aims/hypothesis Universal screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) has not been implemented, and this has had substantial clinical implications. Biomarker-directed targeted screening might be feasible. We sought ...
  • Accurate extraction of nanometer distances in multimers by pulse EPR 

    Valera, Silvia; Ackermann, Katrin; Pliotas, Christos; Huang, Hexian; Naismith, James Henderson; Bode, Bela Ernest (2016-03-24) - Journal article
    Pulse electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) is gaining increasing importance in structural biology. The PELDOR (pulsed electron-electron double resonance) method allows extracting distance information on the nanometer ...
  • An accurate mass determination for Kepler-1655b, a moderately-irradiated world with a significant volatile envelope 

    Haywood, Raphaelle D.; Vanderburg, Andrew; Mortier, Annelies; Giles, Helen A. C.; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes; Lopez, Eric D.; Malavolta, Luca; Charbonneau, David; Cameron, Andrew Collier; Coughlin, Jeffrey L.; Dressing, Courtney D.; Nava, Chantanelle; Latham, David W.; Dumusque, Xavier; Lovis, Christophe; Molinari, Emilio; Pepe, Francesco; Sozzetti, Alessandro; Udry, Stephane; Bouchy, Francois; Johnson, John A.; Mayor, Michel; Micela, Giusi; Phillips, David; Piotto, Giampaolo; Rice, Ken; Sasselov, Dimitar; Segransan, Damien; Watson, Chris; Affer, Laura; Bonomo, Aldo S.; Buchhave, Lars A.; Ciardi, David R.; Fiorenzano, Aldo F.; Harutyunyan, Avet (2018-05) - Journal article
    We present the confirmation of a small, moderately-irradiated (F= 155±7 F⊕) Neptune with a substantial gas envelope in a P=11.8728787±0.0000085-day orbit about a quiet, Sun-like G0V star Kepler-1655. Based on our analysis ...
  • Accurate quantification of modified cyclic peptides without the need for authentic standards 

    Adaba, Rosemary I.; Mann, Greg; Raab, Andrea; Houssen, Wael E.; McEwan, Andrew R.; Thomas, Louise; Tabudravu, Jioji; Naismith, James H.; Jaspars, Marcel (2016-12-29) - Journal article
    There is a growing interest in the use of cyclic peptides as therapeutics, but their efficient production is often the bottleneck in taking them forward in the development pipeline. We have recently developed a method to ...
  • Acenaphtho[5,6-cd]-1,2-dichalcogenoles and their platinum complexes 

    Diamond, Louise; Knight, Fergus Ross; Cordes, David Bradford; Ward, Andrew Christopher Clifford; Slawin, Alexandra Martha Zoya; Woollins, J Derek (2015-01-08) - Journal article
    A related series of bis(phosphine) platinum complexes 1–5 and 6–8 bearing dichalcogenate acenaphthylene ligands have been synthesised. The chalcogen–chalcogen bonds in the parent acenaphtho[5,6-cd]-1,2-dichalcogenoles ...
  • The ACER pollen and charcoal database : a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period 

    Sánchez Goñi, M. F.; Desprat, S.; Daniau, A.-L.; Bassinot, F. C.; Polanco-Martínez, J. M.; Harrison, S. P.; Allen, J. R. M.; Anderson, R. S.; Behling, H.; Bonnefille, R.; Burjachs, F.; Carrión, J. S.; Cheddadi, R.; Clark, J. S.; Combourieu-Nebout, N.; Courtney Mustaphi, Colin J.; Debusk, G. H.; Dupont, L. M.; Finch, J. M.; Fletcher, W. J.; Giardini, M.; González, C.; Gosling, W. D.; Grigg, L. D.; Grimm, E. C.; Hayashi, R.; Helmens, K.; Heusser, L. E.; Hill, T.; Hope, G.; Huntley, B.; Igarashi, Y.; Irino, T.; Jacobs, B.; Jiménez-Moreno, G.; Kawai, S.; Kershaw, A. P.; Kumon, F.; Lawson, I. T.; Ledru, M.-P.; Lézine, A.-M.; Liew, P. M.; Magri, D.; Marchant, R.; Margari, V.; Mayle, F. E.; McKenzie, G. M.; Moss, P.; Müller, S.; Müller, U. C.; Naughton, F.; Newnham, R. M.; Oba, T.; Pérez-Obiol, R.; Pini, R.; Ravazzi, C.; Roucoux, K. H.; Rucina, S. M.; Scott, L.; Takahara, H.; Tzedakis, P. C.; Urrego, D. H.; van Geel, B.; Valencia, B. G.; Vandergoes, M. J.; Vincens, A.; Whitlock, C. L.; Willard, D. A.; Yamamoto, M. (2017-09-11) - Journal article
    Quaternary records provide an opportunity to examine the nature of the vegetation and fire responses to rapid past climate changes comparable in velocity and magnitude to those expected in the 21st-century. The best ...
  • The acetylation and methylation of starch 

    Rutherford, Jean Kerr (University of St Andrews, 1931-09) - Thesis
    The colloidal nature of starch, and the high molecular weight of the complex has rendered it impossible to study the constitution of this polysaccharide by other than degradation reactions. Accordingly starch has been ...
  • Acetylation site specificities of lysine deacetylase inhibitors in human cells 

    Schölz, Christian; Weinert, Brian T.; Wagner, Sebastian A.; Beli, Petra; Miyake, Yasuyuki; Qi, Yun; Jensen, Lars J.; Streicher, Werner; McCarthy, Anna Rose; Westwood, Nicholas James; Lain, Sonya; Cox, Jürgen; Matthias, Patrick; Mann, Matthias; Bradner, James E.; Choudhary, Chunaram (2015) - Journal article
    Lysine deacetylases inhibitors (KDACIs) are used in basic research, and many are being investigated in clinical trials for treatment of cancer and other diseases. However, their specificities in cells are incompletely ...
  • Acetylene hydrogenation over structured Au-Pd catalysts 

    McCue, Alan J.; Baker, Richard; Anderson, James A. (2016-07-01) - Journal article
    AuPd nanoparticles were prepared following a methodology designed to produce core-shell structures (Au core and Pd shell). Characterisation suggested slow addition of the shell metal favoured deposition onto the pre-formed ...
  • Achieving stable subspace clustering by post-processing generic clustering results 

    Pham, Duc-Son; Arandjelovic, Ognjen; Venkatesh, Svetha (IEEE, 2016-10-31) - Conference item
    We propose an effective subspace selection scheme as a post-processing step to improve results obtained by sparse subspace clustering (SSC). Our method starts by the computation of stable subspaces using a novel random ...
  • Acoustic and ecological investigations into predator-prey interactions between Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) and seal and bird predators 

    Cox, Martin James (University of St Andrews, 2008-11-27) - Thesis
    1. Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) form aggregations known as swarms that vary greatly in size and density. Six acoustic surveys were conducted as part of multidisciplinary studies at two study sites, the western and ...
  • Acoustic and foraging behavior of a Baird’s beaked whale, Berardius bairdii, exposed to simulated sonar 

    Stimpert, Alison; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Southall, Brandon; Moretti, David; Falcone, Erin; Goldbogen, Jeremy; Friedlaender, Ari; Schorr, Greg; Calambokidis, John (2014-11-13) - Journal article
    Beaked whales are hypothesized to be particularly sensitive to anthropogenic noise, based on previous strandings and limited experimental and observational data. However, few species have been studied in detail. We describe ...
  • Acoustic behaviour of Risso's dolphins, Grampus griseus, in the Canary Islands, Spain 

    Neves, Silvana (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    The Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus) is a poorly studied species, particularly with respect to its acoustic behaviour. The little we know about Risso's dolphin acoustics shows that they are an interesting case study given ...
  • Acoustic communication in insect disease vectors 

    Vigoder, Felipe de Mello; Ritchie, Michael Gordon; Gibson, Gabriella; Peixoto, Alexandre Afranio (2013-12) - Journal article
    Acoustic signalling has been extensively studied in insect species, which has led to a better understanding of sexual communication, sexual selection and modes of speciation. The significance of acoustic signals for a ...
  • Acoustic investigations on bearded goby and jellyfish in the northern Benguela ecosystem 

    Uumati, Martha (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    Historically the nutrient rich Benguela ecosystem supported large stocks of commercially important fish which sustained the Namibian fishing sector. Recently, non-exploited species i.e. bearded goby (Sufflogobius bibarbatus) ...
  • Acoustic mechanisms of a species-based discrimination of the chick-a-dee call in sympatric black-capped (Poecile atricapillus) and mountain chickadees (P. gambeli) 

    Guillette, Lauren; Farrell, Tara; Hoeschele, Marisa; Sturdy, Christopher (2010) - Journal article
    Previous perceptual research with black-capped and mountain chickadees has demonstrated that these species treat each other’s namesake chick-a-dee calls as belonging to separate, open-ended categories. Further, the terminal ...
  • Acoustic models of orangutan hand-assisted alarm calls 

    De Boer, Bart; Wich, Serge A.; Hardus, Madeleine E.; Lameira, Adriano R. (2015-03-18) - Journal article
    Orangutans produce alarm calls called kiss-squeaks, which they sometimes modify by putting a hand in front of their mouth. Through theoretical models and observational evidence, we show that using the hand when making a ...
  • Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound 

    Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2009-12-03) - Journal article
    Growing concern about the effects of anthropogenic sound on marine life has highlighted the need for empirical methods to study behavioral responses of marine animals to specific acoustic exposures. Some effects have been ...