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(Creighton University, 2011-08-08)
Author’s Note|This project came about from reading literacy narratives through Rhetoric and Composition courses at Creighton University. These narratives made me think about my own literacies, and the way my family and ...
Committing The Military Today: Is The Powell Or Mullen Doctrine Most Relevant?
(Creighton University, 2011-04-20)
This thesis examines what criteria Presidents should use when considering the use of force to pursue the national interest. The decision to commit troops is the most important decision a president makes because the cost ...
An Examination of National Factors That Influence Levels of Perceived Intellectual Property Protection
(Creighton University, 2011-04-07)
This paper analyzes factors that influence perceived intellectual property (IP) protection, as approximated by a sub-index of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report. The study is conducted for 134 countries ...
Spoiling to Survive: Why Terrorist Violence Escalates After a Government Concession
(Creighton University, 2011-03)
Why does terrorist violence escalate after a government concession? This study examines three theoretical explanations of why terrorist violence escalates after a government concession: the Spoiling, Factioning, and ...
Prion Strain Conformational Stability and the Role of PrPc in Prion Strain Interference
(Creighton University, 2011-05-05)
Prions are the causative agent of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), a group of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by the accumulation of PrPSc, an abnormal conformation of the normal host protein PrPC. ...
A comparative study between high potency dry powder inhalation and nebulized solution of vancomycin hydrochloride for lung delivery
(Creighton University, 2011-08-11)
The main purpose of this research was to compare the in vitro deposition efficiency and efficacy of dry powder inhalations and nebulized solutions of vancomycin hydrochloride. Dry powder inhalations of vancomycin hydrochloride ...
Tubulin Isotypic Diversity in Mammalian Cilia
(Creighton University, 2011-08-15)
Multiple well-conserved α and β tubulin isotypes have been identified in mammals. These isotypes are encoded by different genes and are selectively expressed in mammalian cells. The tubulin isotypes are also subjected to ...
Our children's lunch: putting a small meal in the big picture of food and people
(Creighton University, 2011-06-21)
Novel sustained release formulation of leveodopa-dendrimer conjugate
(Creighton University, 2011-07-20)
Fibrillation of alpha synuclein (AS) leading to the formation of Lew body has been ubiquitously reported in many geriatrics disorders such as Parkinson's disease (PD), Alzheimer's disease, and other neurodegenerative ...
Surface Modified Solid Lipid Curcumin Nanoparticles For Oral Delivery
(Creighton University, 2011-08)
Curcumin is a naturally available polyphenolic compound that has demonstrated chemotherapeutic effects in several carcinogenic models as well as pre-clinical trials. However, its poor oral bioavailability due to extremely ...