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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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A case study in user support for managing OpenSim based multi user learning environments 

    Perera, Galhenage Indika Udaya Shantha; Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin (2016-11-23) - Journal article
    Immersive 3D Multi User Learning Environments (MULE) have shown sufficient success to warrant their consideration as a mainstream educational paradigm. These are based on 3D Multi User Virtual Environment platforms (MUVE), ...
  • A case study of Anders B. Breivik’s intergroup conceptualisation 

    Holmen Johnsen, Mathias (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-02) - Journal article
    This paper undertakes summative content analytical case study of Anders Behring Breivik’s political manifesto, analysing Breivik’s conceptualisations of social ingroup and outgroup, and how these concepts interact. Findings ...
  • Case study: The Edinburgh Research Archive 

    MacColl, John; Andrew, Theo; Jones, Richard (Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2006) - Book item
    This chapter discusses the many real-life issues encountered during the development process of a combined e-theses and e-print repository which ultimately became the Edinburgh Research Archive.
  • Cashinahua cosmovision : a perspectival approach to identity and alterity 

    Lagrou, Elsje Maria (1998) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the interface of social and cosmogonic thought in an indigenous society of the southwestern Brazilian Amazon. The first part sets out the Cashinahua ontological framework, describes key concepts and ...
  • Casimir effect from macroscopic quantum electrodynamics 

    Philbin, Thomas Gerard (2011-06) - Journal article
    The canonical quantization of macroscopic electromagnetism was recently presented in (Philbin 2010 New J. Phys. 12 123008). This theory is used here to derive the Casimir effect, by considering the special case of thermal ...
  • Casimir forces for inhomogeneous planar media 

    Xiong, Chun; Kelsey, Tom; Linton, Stephen Alexander; Leonhardt, Ulf (2013-01-25) - Book item
    Casimir forces arise from vacuum uctuations. They are fully understood only for simple models, and are important in nano- and microtechnologies. We report our experience of computer algebra calculations towards the Casimir ...