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  • Cambinol, a novel inhibitor of neutral sphingomyelinase 2 shows neuroprotective properties 

    Figuera-Losada, Mariana; Stathis, Marigo; Dorskind, Joelle M.; Thomas, Ajit G.; Bandaru, Veera Venkata Ratnam; Yoo, Seung-Wan; Westwood, Nicholas James; Rogers, Graeme Wayne; McArthur, Justin C.; Haughey, Norman J.; Slusher, Barbara S.; Rojas, Camilo (2015-05-26) - Journal article
    Ceramide is a bioactive lipid that plays an important role in stress responses leading to apoptosis, cell growth arrest and differentiation. Ceramide production is due in part to sphingomyelin hydrolysis by sphingomyelinases. ...
  • Camera-related behaviours of female dental nurses and nursery school children during fluoride varnish application interactions in nursery school settings 

    Zhou, Yuefang; Forbes, Gillian Mackenzie; Humphris, Gerald Michael (2010-09) - Journal article
    Objective. To investigate camera awareness of female dental nurses and nursery school children as the frequency of camera-related behaviours observed during fluoride varnish applications in a community based health programme. ...
  • Campbell's monkeys use affixation to alter call meaning 

    Ouattara, Karim; Lemasson, Alban; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2009-11-12) - Journal article
    Human language has evolved on a biological substrate with phylogenetic roots deep in the primate lineage. Here, we describe a functional analogy to a common morphological process in human speech, affixation, in the alarm ...
  • Can a gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) generalize call classes? 

    Stansbury, Amanda; de Freitas, Mafalda; Wu, Gi-Mick; Janik, Vincent M. (2015-11) - Journal article
    Past researchers have found that gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) are capable of classifying vocal signals by call type using a trained set, but were unable to generalize to novel exemplars (Shapiro, Slater, & Janik, 2004). ...
  • Can a person prepare to become a Christian? A Kierkegaardian response 

    Torrance, Andrew Bartholomew (2016-07-27) - Journal article
    Is it possible to prepare oneself to become a Christian? For Kierkegaard, there is no straightforward answer to this question, especially since such a transition depends upon a divine activity that is outside the realm of ...
  • Can Anti-Müllerian hormone predict the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome? : A systematic review and meta-analysis of extracted data 

    Iliodromiti, Stamatina; Kelsey, Tom; Anderson, Richard; Nelson, Scott (2013-08) - Journal article
    Context: Existing biochemical tests for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have poor sensitivity and specificity. Many women with PCOS have high anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) concentrations; thus, this may be a useful addition ...
  • Can automated imaging for optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer analysis aid glaucoma detection? 

    Banister, Katie; Boachie, Charles; Bourne, Rupert; Cook, Jonathan; Burr, Jennifer M.; Ramsay, Craig; Garway-Heath, David; Gray, Joanne; McMeekin, Peter; Hernández, Rodolfo; Azuara-Blanco, Augusto (2016-05) - Journal article
    Purpose: To compare the diagnostic performance of automated imaging for glaucoma. Design: Prospective, direct comparison study. Participants: Adults with suspected glaucoma or ocular hypertension referred to hospital eye ...
  • Can dietary intake influence perception of and measured appearance? A systematic review : dietary intake and appearance 

    Pezdirc, Kristine; Hutchesson, Melinda; Whitehead, Ross David; Ozakinci, Gozde; Perrett, David Ian; Collins, Clare (2015-03) - Journal item
    Appearance-based interventions have had some success in reducing smoking and sun exposure. Appearance may also motivate dietary behavior change if it was established that dietary improvement had a positive impact on ...
  • Can macrophyte harvesting from eutrophic water close the loop on nutrient loss from agricultural land? 

    Quilliam, R.S.; van Niekerk, M.A.; Chadwick, D.R.; Cross, P.; Hanley, N.; Jones, D.L.; Vinten, A.J.A.; Willby, N.; Oliver, D.M. (2015-04-01) - Journal article
    Eutrophication is a major water pollution issue and can lead to excessive growth of aquatic plant biomass (APB). However, the assimilation of nutrients into APB provides a significant target for their recovery and reuse, ...
  • Can methods applied in medicine be used to summarize and disseminate conservation research? 

    Fazey, Ioan Raymond Albert; Salisbury, J G; Lindenmayer, D B; Maindonald, J; Douglas, R (2004-09) - Journal article
    To ensure that the best scientific evidence is available to guide conservation action, effective mechanisms for communicating the results of research are necessary. In medicine, an evidence-based approach assists doctors ...
  • Can people experience posttraumatic growth after committing violent acts? 

    Blackie, Laura E R; Roepke, Ann Marie; Hitchcott, Nicki; Joseph, Stephen (2016-11) - Journal article
    The concept of post-traumatic growth refers to the positive psychological changes that some people experience as a result of their struggle with highly stressful and often traumatic circumstances. Research into post-traumatic ...
  • Can Punishment Bring Peace? Penal Substitution Revisited 

    Holmes, Stephen Ralph (2005-02) - Journal article
  • Can reassurance hurt? 

    Zhou, Yuefang; Humphris, Gerald Michael (2014-11) - Journal article
    Can you remember how many times your dentist has reassured you, for example, during an anaesthetic injection? Do you suspect that the phrase from the dentist ‘It won’t hurt’ only serves as a warning that it is going to be ...
  • Can the information content of share repurchases improve the accuracy of equity premium predictions? 

    Andriosopoulos, Dimitris; Chronopoulos, Dimitris; Papadimitriou, Fotios I. (2014) - Journal article
  • Can we predict the global magnetic topology of a pre-main-sequence star from its position in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram? 

    Gregory, Scott; -F. Donati, J.; Morin, J.; Hussain, Gaitee Ara Jaffer; J. Mayne, N.; A. Hillenbrand, L.; Jardine, Moira Mary (2012-08-20) - Journal article
    ZDI studies have shown that the magnetic fields of T Tauri stars can be significantly more complex than a simple dipole and can vary markedly between sources. We collect and summarize the magnetic field topology information ...
  • Canada and the green economy 

    Kuszewski, Judy; Crowther, Yasmin (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
    Canada has a complex relationship with the global efforts to move to a green economy. Its policymakers and business leaders need to balance the country’s vast natural resources and the economic growth that they can foster, ...
  • Canalization of genetic and pharmacological perturbations in developing primary neuronal activity patterns 

    Charlesworth, Paul; Morton, Andrew; Eglen, Stephen J; Komiyama, Noboru H; Grant, Seth G N (2015) - Journal article
    The function of the nervous system depends on the integrity of synapses and the patterning of electrical activity in brain circuits. The rapid advances in genome sequencing reveal a large number of mutations disrupting ...
  • Cancellative and Malcev presentations for finite Rees index subsemigroups and extensions 

    Cain, Alan James; Robertson, Edmund Frederick; Ruskuc, Nik (2008-02) - Journal article
    It is known that, for semigroups, the property of admitting a finite presentation is preserved on passing to subsemigroups and extensions of finite Rees index. The present paper shows that the same holds true for Malcev, ...
  • Cancer treatment and gonadal function : experimental and established strategies for fertility preservation in children and young adults 

    Anderson, Richard A; Mitchell, Rod T; Kelsey, Thomas W; Spears, Norah; Telfer, Evelyn E; Wallace, W Hamish B (2015-07) - Journal article
    Preservation of gonadal function,is an important priority for the long-term health of cancer survivors of both sexes and all ages at treatment.. The loss of an opportunity for fertility is a prime concern in both male and ...
  • Candidate gravitational microlensing events for future direct lens imaging 

    Henderson, C. B.; Park, H.; Sumi, T.; Udalski, A.; Gould, A.; Tsapras, Y.; Han, C.; Gaudi, B. S.; Bozza, V.; Abe, F.; Bennett, D. P.; Bond, I. A.; Botzler, C. S.; Freeman, M.; Fukui, A.; Fukunaga, D.; Itow, Y.; Koshimoto, N.; Ling, C. H.; Masuda, K.; Matsubara, Y.; Muraki, Y.; Namba, S.; Ohnishi, K.; Rattenbury, N. J.; Saito, To; Sullivan, D. J.; Suzuki, D.; Sweatman, W. L.; Tristram, P. J.; Tsurumi, N.; Wada, K.; Yamai, N.; Yock, P. C. M.; Yonehara, A.; Szymanski, M. K.; Kubiak, M.; Pietrzynski, G.; Soszynski, I.; Skowron, J.; Kozlowski, S.; Poleski, R.; Ulaczyk, K.; Wyrzykowski, L.; Pietrukowicz, P.; Almeida, L. A.; Bos, M.; Choi, J. -Y.; Christie, G. W.; Depoy, D. L.; Dong, S.; Friedmann, M.; Hwang, K. -H.; Jablonski, F.; Jung, Y. K.; Kaspi, S.; Lee, C. -U.; Maoz, D.; McCormick, J.; Moorhouse, D.; Natusch, T.; Ngan, H.; Pogge, R. W.; Shin, I. -G.; Shvartzvald, Y.; Tan, T. -G.; Thornley, G.; Yee, J. C.; Allan, A.; Bramich, Daniel Martyn; Browne, Paul; Dominik, Martin; Horne, Keith Douglas; Hundertmark, Markus Peter Gerhard; Figuera Jaimes, Roberto Jose; Kains, Noé; Snodgrass, C.; Steele, I. A.; Street, Rachel Amanda; MOA Collaboration; OGLE Collaboration; FUN Collaboration; RoboNet Collaboration (2014-10-10) - Journal article
    The mass of the lenses giving rise to Galactic microlensing events can be constrained by measuring the relative lens-source proper motion and lens flux. The flux of the lens can be separated from that of the source, ...