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  • Characterisation of Sulfolobus solfataricus Ard1, a promiscuous N-acetyltransferase 

    Mackay, Dale Tara (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-27) - Thesis
    Compaction of DNA into chromatin is an important feature of every living cell. This compaction phenomenon is brought about and maintained by a variety of DNA binding proteins, which have evolved to suit the specific needs ...
  • Characterisation of the ceria and yttria co-doped scandia zirconia; produced by an innovative sol-gel and combustion process 

    de Carvalho Tomás, Eduarda M. S. (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-23) - Thesis
    In the last decade new materials appeared that are candidates to be used as an electrolyte in a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, SOFC. Some materials show high ionic conductivity but lack in important properties, such as mechanical ...
  • Characterisation of the supply-settlement relationship for Semibalanus balanoides (L.) along a wave swept coast in Fife, East Scotland 

    Phelan, Patrick J. C. (University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis
    This thesis describes the results of a three year study which collected larvae of the acorn barnacles Semibalanus balanoides on a rocky coastline in Fife, East Scotland. The nauplii larvae of S. balanoides are released ...
  • Characterisation of XPD from Sulfolobus acidocaldarius : an iron-sulphur cluster containing DNA repair helicase 

    Rudolf, Jana (University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis
    DNA is constantly damaged by a variety of exogenous and endogenous sources. To maintain the integrity of the genome, different DNA repair mechanisms have evolved, which deal with different kinds of DNA damage. One of the ...
  • Characterising the tumour morphological response to therapeutic intervention : an ex vivo model 

    Savage, Anne; Katz, Elad; Eberst, Alistair; Falconer, Ruth E.; Houston, Alasdair; Harrison, David J.; Bown, James (2013-01) - Journal article
    In cancer, morphological assessment of histological tissue samples is a fundamental part of both diagnosis and prognosis. Image analysis offers opportunities to support that assessment through quantitative metrics of ...
  • Characterising the UK terrorist threat: the problem with non-violent ideology as a focus for counter-terrorism and terrorism as the product of ‘vulnerability’ 

    Richards, Anthony (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2012-07-10) - Journal article
    This article investigates two particular aspects as to how the terrorist threat in the UK has been characterised, arguing that they both challenge conventional academic wisdom as to how terrorism should be conceptualised. ...
  • A characteristic oxygen abundance gradient in galaxy disks unveiled with CALIFA 

    Sanchez, S. F.; Rosales-Ortega, F. F.; Iglesias-Paramo, J.; Molla, M.; Barrera-Ballesteros, J.; Marino, R. A.; Perez, E.; Sanchez-Blazquez, P.; Gonzalez Delgado, R.; Cid Fernandes, R.; De Lorenzo-Caceres Rodriguez, Adriana; Mendez Abreu, Jairo; Galbany, L.; Falcon-Barroso, J.; Miralles-Caballero, D.; Husemann, B.; Garcia-Benito, R.; Mast, D.; Walcher, C. J.; de Paz, A. Gil; Garcia-Lorenzo, B.; Jungwiert, B.; Vilchez, J. M.; Jilkova, Lucie; Lyubenova, M.; Cortijo-Ferrero, C.; Diaz, A. I.; Wisotzki, L.; Marquez, I.; Bland-Hawthorn, J.; Ellis, S.; van de Ven, G.; Jahnke, K.; Papaderos, P.; Gomes, J. M.; Mendoza, M. A.; Lopez-Sanchez, A. R. (2014-03-06) - Journal article
    We present the largest and most homogeneous catalog of H II regions and associations compiled so far. The catalog comprises more than 7000 ionized regions, extracted from 306 galaxies observed by the CALIFA survey. We ...
  • Characteristics of breeding passerine communities at Earlshallmuir and Tentsmuir, North-East Fife 

    Dougall, Thomas William (University of St Andrews, 1986) - Thesis
    The literature pertaining to a variety of methods for estimating the abundances of songbirds is reviewed, and the use of two of the main methods - mapping and transects - is described and discussed. The mapping method ...
  • Characteristics of the Ascophyllum nodosum stands and their associated diversity along the coast of Brittany, France 

    Gollety, Claire; Thiébaut, Eric; Davoult, Dominique (2011-05) - Journal article
    The present study aimed at estimating the characteristics of the Ascophyllum nodosum stands along the coast of Brittany, France. Although both an ecologically and economically important macroalga on sheltered rocky shores ...
  • Characterization and downstream mannose phosphorylation of human recombinant α-L-iduronidase produced in Arabidopsis complex glycan-deficient (cgl) seeds 

    He, Xu; Pierce, Owen; Haselhorst, Thomas; Kolarich, Daniel; Packer, Nicolle H.; Gloster, Tracey; Vocadlo, David J.; Qian, Yi; Brooks, Doug; Kermode, Allison R. (2013-12) - Journal article
    Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) I is a lysosomal storage disease caused by a deficiency of α-L-iduronidase (IDUA) (EC 3.2.1.76); enzyme replacement therapy is the conventional treatment for this genetic disease. Arabidopsis ...
  • Characterization of aluminum doped lithium-manganese rich composites for higher rate lithium-ion cathodes 

    Iftekhar, M.; Drewett, N. E.; Armstrong, Robert; Hesp, D.; Braga, F.; Ahmed, S.; Hardwick, L. J. (2014-10-06) - Journal article
    The effect of synthesis method and aluminum doping on layered lithium-manganese rich, mixed metal oxides is presented. Co-precipitation and sol-gel synthesized lithium-manganese rich composite materials revealed differences ...
  • Characterization of low-mass, wide-separation substellar companions to stars in upper Scorpius : near-infrared photometry and spectroscopy 

    Lachapelle, F.-R.; Lafrenière, D.; Gagné, J.; Jayawardhana, R.; Janson, M.; Helling, C.; Witte, S. (2015-03-20) - Journal article
    We present new 0.9–2.45 μm spectroscopy (R ∼ 1000), and Y, J, H, Ks,L photometry, obtained at Gemini North, of three low-mass brown dwarf companions on wide orbits around young stars of the Upper Scorpius OB association: ...
  • A characterization of risk-neutral and ambiguity-averse behavior 

    Gerasimou, Georgios (University of St Andrews, 2015-12-09) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper studies a decision maker who chooses monetary bets/investment portfolios under pure uncertainty. Necessary and sufficient conditions on his preferences over these objects are provided for his choice behavior to ...
  • Characterization of small planets with Kepler and HARPS-N 

    Bonomo, A. S.; Sozzetti, A.; Lovis, C.; Malavolta, L.; Rice, K.; Dumusque, X.; Cameron, A. C.; Latham, D. W.; Molinari, E.; Pepe, F.; Udry, S. (EDP Sciences, 2015-09-23) - Conference item
    The high-accuracy and high-precision HARPS-N spectrograph has been installed at the italian Telescopio Nazionale Galileo in La Palma approximately two years and a half ago. Eighty nights per year of Guaranteed Time of ...
  • Characterization of Structural Disorder in γ-Ga2O3 

    Playford, Helen. Y.; Hannon, Alex C.; Tucker, Matthew G.; Dawson, Daniel M.; Ashbrook, Sharon E.; Kastiban, Reza J.; Sloan, Jeremy; Walton, Richard I. (2014-07-24) - Journal article
    Solvothermal oxidation of metallic gallium in monoethanolamine for 72 h at 240 degrees C yields a crystalline sample of gamma-Ga2O3 (similar to 30 nm crystallites). While Rietveld refinement (cubic spinel structure, Fd (3) ...
  • Characterization of the gaseous companion κ Andromedae b New Keck and LBTI high-contrast observations 

    Bonnefoy, M.; Currie, T.; Marleau, G. -D.; Schlieder, J. E.; Wisniewski, J.; Carson, J.; Covey, K. R.; Henning, T.; Biller, B.; Hinz, P.; Klahr, H.; Boyer, A. N. Marsh; Zimmerman, N.; Janson, M.; McElwain, M.; Mordasini, C.; Skemer, A.; Bailey, V.; Defrere, D.; Thalmann, C.; Skrutskie, M.; Allard, F.; Homeier, D.; Tamura, M.; Feldt, M.; Cumming, A.; Grady, C.; Brandner, W.; Helling, C.; Witte, S.; Hauschildt, P.; Kandori, R.; Kuzuhara, M.; Fukagawa, M.; Kwon, J.; Kudo, T.; Hashimoto, J.; Kusakabe, N.; Abe, L.; Brandt, T.; Egner, S.; Guyon, O.; Hayano, Y.; Hayashi, M.; Hayashi, S.; Hodapp, K.; Ishii, M.; Iye, M.; Knapp, G.; Matsuo, T.; Mede, K.; Miyama, M.; Morino, J. -I.; Moro-Martin, A.; Nishimura, T.; Pyo, T.; Serabyn, E.; Suenaga, T.; Suto, H.; Suzuki, R.; Takahashi, T; Takami, M.; Takato, N.; Terada, H.; Tomono, D.; Turner, E.; Watanabe, M.; Yamada, T.; Takami, H.; Usuda, T. (2014-02-14) - Journal article
    Context. We previously reported the direct detection of a low-mass companion at a projected separation of 55 ± 2 AU around the B9-type star κ  Andromedae. The properties of the system (mass ratio, separation) make it a ...
  • Characterization of the planetary system Kepler-101 with HARPS-N : A hot super-Neptune with an Earth-sized low-mass companion 

    Bonomo, A.S.; Sozzetti, A.; Lovis, C.; Malavolta, L.; Rice, K.; Buchhave, L.A.; Sasselov, D.; Cameron, A.C.; Latham, D.W.; Molinari, E.; Pepe, F.; Udry, S.; Affer, L.; Charbonneau, D.; Cosentino, R.; Dressing, C.D.; Dumusque, X.; Figueira, P.; Fiorenzano, A.F.M.; Gettel, S.; Harutyunyan, A.; Haywood, R.D.; Horne, K.; Lopez-Morales, M.; Mayor, M.; Micela, G.; Motalebi, F.; Nascimbeni, V.; Phillips, D.F.; Piotto, G.; Pollacco, D.; Queloz, D.; Ségransan, D.; Szentgyorgyi, A.; Watson, C. (2014-12) - Journal article
    We characterize the planetary system Kepler-101 by performing a combined differential evolution Markov chain Monte Carlo analysis of Kepler data and forty radial velocities obtained with the HARPS-N spectrograph. This ...
  • Characterization of the transcriptome of fast and slow muscle myotomal fibres in the pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) 

    Mareco, E.A.; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Johnston, I.A.; Dal-Pai-Silva, M. (2015-03-14) - Journal article
    Background: The Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is a member of the Characiform family native to the Prata Basin (South America) and a target for the aquaculture industry. A limitation for the development of a selective ...
  • Characterizing forest fragmentation : Distinguishing change in composition from configuration 

    Long, J.A.; Nelson, T.A.; Wulder, M.A. (2010-07-01) - Journal article
    Forest fragmentation can generally be considered as two components: 1) compositional change representing forest loss, and 2) configurational change or change in the arrangement of forest land cover. Forest loss and ...
  • Characterizing K2 planet discoveries : a super-Earth transiting the bright K dwarf HIP 116454 

    Vanderburg, Andrew; Montet, Benjamin T.; Johnson, John Asher; Buchhave, Lars A.; Zeng, Li; Pepe, Francesco; Cameron, Andrew Collier; Latham, David W.; Molinari, Emilio; Udry, Stephane; Lovis, Christophe; Matthews, Jaymie M.; Cameron, Chris; Law, Nicholas; Bowler, Brendan P.; Angus, Ruth; Baranec, Christoph; Bieryla, Allyson; Boschin, Walter; Charbonneau, David; Cosentino, Rosario; Dumusque, Xavier; Figueira, Pedro; Guenther, David B.; Harutyunyan, Avet; Hellier, Coel; Kuschnig, Rainer; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes; Mayor, Michel; Micela, Giusi; Moffat, Anthony F. J.; Pedani, Marco; Phillip, David F.; Piotto, Giampaolo; Pollacco, Don; Queloz, Didier; Rice, Ken; Riddle, Reed; Rowe, Jason F.; Rucinski, Slavek M.; Sasselov, Dimitar; Segransan, Damien; Sozzetti, Alessandro; Szentgyorgyi, Andrew; Watson, Chris; Weiss, Werner W. (2015-02-10) - Journal article
    We report the first planet discovery from the two-wheeled Kepler (K2) mission: HIP 116454 b. The host star HIP 116454 is a bright (V = 10.1, K = 8.0) K1 dwarf with high proper motion and a parallax-based distance of 55.2 ...