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  • Applying the Verona Coding Definitions of Emotional Sequences (VR-CoDES) in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs : an exploratory study 

    Zhou, Yuefang; Black, Rolf; Freeman, Ruth; Herron, Daniel; Humphris, Gerald Michael; Menzies, Rachel; Quinn, Sandra; Scott, Lesley; Waller, Annalu (2014-11) - Journal article
    Objective The VR-CoDES has been previously applied in the dental context. However, we know little about how dental patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) and complex communication needs express their emotional distress ...
  • Appraising the relevance of DNA copy number loss and gain in prostate cancer using whole genome DNA sequence data 

    Camacho, Niedzica; Van Loo, Peter; Edwards, Sandra; Kay, Jonathan D.; Matthews, Lucy; Haase, Kerstin; Clark, Jeremy; Dennis, Nening; Thomas, Sarah; Kremeyer, Barbara; Zamora, Jorge; Butler, Adam P.; Gundem, Gunes; Merson, Sue; Luxton, Hayley; Hawkins, Steve; Ghori, Mohammed; Marsden, Luke; Lambert, Adam; Karaszi, Katalin; Pelvender, Gill; Massie, Charlie E.; Kote-Jarai, ZSofia; Raine, Keiran; Jones, David; Howat, William J.; Hazell, Steven; Livni, Naomi; Fisher, Cyril; Ogden, Christopher; Kumar, Pardeep; Thompson, Alan; Nicol, David; Mayer, Erik; Dudderidge, Tim; Yu, Yongwei; Zhang, Hongwei; Shah, Nimish C.; Gnanapragasam, Vincent J.; Group, The CRUK-ICGC Prostate; Isaacs, William; Visakorpi, Tapio; Hamdy, Freddie; Berney, Dan; Verrill, Clare; Warren, Anne Y.; Wedge, David C.; Lynch, Andrew G.; Foster, Christopher S.; Lu, Yong Jie; Bova, G. Steven; Whitaker, Hayley C.; McDermott, Ultan; Neal, David E.; Eeles, Rosalind; Cooper, Colin S.; Brewer, Daniel S. (2017-09-25) - Journal article
    A variety of models have been proposed to explain regions of recurrent somatic copy number alteration (SCNA) in human cancer. Our study employs Whole Genome DNA Sequence (WGS) data from tumor samples (n = 103) to comprehensively ...
  • An approach to ad hoc cloud computing 

    Kirby, Graham; Dearle, Alan; Macdonald, Angus; Fernandes, Alvaro (University of St Andrews, 2010-02-25) - Report
    We consider how underused computing resources within an enterprise may be harnessed to improve utilization and create an elastic computing infrastructure. Most current cloud provision involves a data center model, in which ...
  • An approach to compliance in software architectures 

    Morrison, Ronald; Balasubramaniam, Dharini; Greenwood, RM; Kirby, Graham Njal Cameron; Mayes, K; Munro, DS; Warboys, B (2000-08) - Journal article
    Software architectures are designed to meet the needs of the applications that use them. With conventional architectures this is done by predicting the average needs of the majority of the applications they support. In ...
  • An approach to situation recognition based on learned semantic models 

    Stevenson, Graeme (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
    A key enabler of pervasive computing is the ability to drive service delivery through the analysis of situations: Semantically meaningful classifications of system state, identified through analysing the readings from ...
  • Approaches to the synthesis of fluoromuscimol and applications of the enantiomers of [7-²H₁]-benzyl fluoride as chiral probes for enzyme reactions 

    Wadoux, Rudy (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the synthesis and use of biologically active fluorinated organic compounds. Muscimol is the neuroactive species of the psychoactive mushroom Amanita muscaria. It binds at the same site as GABA on ...
  • Approaching death in the classical tradition 

    Cameron, Peter (2008-06-26) - Thesis
    The thesis consists of five chapters: the first functions as an overture; the second, third and fourth deal with Plato, Cicero and Montaigne respectively; and the fifth raises some questions. The overture explores ...
  • An approximate Bayesian method applied to estimating the trajectories of four British grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) populations from pup counts. 

    Lonergan, Michael Edward; Thompson, David; Thomas, Leonard Joseph; Duck, Callan David (2011) - Journal article
    1. For British grey seals, as with many pinniped species, population monitoring is implemented by aerial surveys of pups at breeding colonies. Scaling pup counts up to population estimates requires assumptions about ...
  • Aptamer-conjugated, fluorescent gold nanorods as potential cancer theradiagnostic agents 

    Gallina, Maria Elena; Zhou, Yu; Johnson, Christopher J; Harris-Birtill, David; Singh, Mohan; Zhao, Hailin; Ma, Daqing; Cass, Tony; Elson, Daniel S (2016-02-01) - Journal article
    GNRs are emerging as a new class of probes for theradiagnostic applications thanks to their unique optical properties. However, the achievement of proper nanoconstructs requires the synthesis of highly pure GNRs with ...
  • Aquaporin 4 is a ubiquitously expressed isoform in the dogfish (Squalus acanthias) shark 

    Cutler, Christopher Paul; McIver, Bryce; Cramb, Gordon; Zeidel, Mark (2012-01-10) - Journal article
    The dogfish ortholog of aquaporin 4 (AQP4) was amplified from cDNA using degenerate PCR followed by cloning and sequencing. The complete coding region was then obtained using 5′ and 3′ RACE techniques. Alignment of the ...
  • The Arab Awakening and US counterterrorism in the Greater Middle East: a missed opportunity 

    Lilli, Eugenio (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-05-25) - Journal article
    In 2011, the Arab Awakening offered an opportunity to the Obama administration to advance the US interest to counter terrorism in the Greater Middle East without compromising its commitment to the promotion of democracy. ...
  • The Arab tribes from Jāhilīya to Islām : sources and historical trends 

    El-Sakkout, Ihab Hamdi (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
    This dissertation aims to formulate a view of Arabian tribalism in the pre- Islamic period and its development in Islamic times. The first part assesses the historical usability of the literary source material ...
  • The Arabic verb : form and meaning in the vowel-lengthening patterns 

    Danks, Warwick (2010-06-24) - Thesis
    The research presented in this dissertation adopts an empirical Saussurean structuralist approach to elucidating the true meaning of the verb patterns characterised formally by vowel lengthening in Modern Standard Arabic ...
  • Arabic versions of the Psalter in use in Muslim Spain 

    Alder, Catherine (University of St Andrews, 1953) - Thesis
  • The archaeo-eukaryotic GINS proteins and the archaeal primase catalytic subunit PriS share a common domain 

    Swiatek, Agnieszka; MacNeill, Stuart Andrew (2010-04-12) - Journal article
    Primase and GINS are essential factors for chromosomal DNA replication in eukaryotic and archaeal cells. Here we describe a previously undetected relationship between the C-terminal domain of the catalytic subunit (PriS) ...
  • Archaeology of Trobriand knowledge: Foucault in the Trobriand Islands 

    Slattery, David P. (University of St Andrews, 1992) - Thesis
    This thesis holds that the application of the archaeological method, developed by the French philosopher Michel Foucault, to the field of anthropology reveals a hitherto hidden primitive episteme. Such a project represents ...
  • Architectural expansion and redevelopment in St. Andrews, 1810-c1894 

    Evetts, Robin Dennis Alexander (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
    This thesis documents the five principal areas of architectural development in St Andrews from 1810 to c1894. The Overview examines the factors for change and pattern of expansion, and identifies education, recreation and ...
  • Architectural support for Global Smart Spaces 

    Dearle, A; Kirby, G; Morrison, R; McCarthy, Andrew John; Mullen, Kevin Matthew; Yang, Yang; Connor, R; Welen, P; Wilson, A (Springer, 2003) - Conference item
    A GLObal Smart Space (GLOSS) provides support for interaction amongst people, artefacts and places while taking account of both context and movement on a global scale. Crucial to the definition of a GLOSS is the provision ...
  • The architecture of an autonomic, resource-aware, workstation-based distributed database system 

    Macdonald, Angus (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
    Distributed software systems that are designed to run over workstation machines within organisations are termed workstation-based. Workstation-based systems are characterised by dynamically changing sets of machines that ...
  • The architecture of EssB, an integral membrane component of the Type VII secretion system 

    Zoltner, Martin; Norman, David G.; Fyfe, Paul K.; El Mkami, Hassane; Palmer, Tracy; Hunter, William N. (2013-04-02) - Journal article
    The membrane-bound EssB is an integral and essential component of the bacterial type VII secretion system that can contribute to pathogenicity. The architecture of Geobacillus thermodenitrificans EssB has been investigated ...