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Deciphering the Link Between Genetic Variants and Sphingolipid Metabolites in Fumonisin B1- and FTY720-Induced Neural Tube Defects
(Creighton University, 2015-06-12)
Neural tube defects (NTDs) are birth defects that affect approximately 1/1000 babies annually worldwide and are thought to result from complex interactions between genetics, maternal nutrition, and environmental factors. ...
Preparation, Characterization, and In Vitro Evaluation of Multiple Emulsion for Topical Application of Lawsone and Dihydroxyacetone
(Creighton University, 2015-05-13)
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is the primary ingredient in most sunless tanners. Lawsone is a primary component of red henna, used in henna tattooing and reversed tattooing. DHA initiates a reaction called the Maillard reaction ...
The Effects of College-Bound High School Students Mentoring at-risk Elementary Students
(Creighton University, 2015-05-12)
In the economically depressed regions of San Jose, California, nearly 30% of children never finish high school. At-risk children who have their lives affected by poverty, single parent homes, abuse, and gang influence make ...
Assessing The Skill Of Next Day Convection Allowing Model Forecasts Of Convection Initiating On Outflow Boundaries
(Creighton University, 2015-05-07)
Residual outflow boundaries from previous convection often serve as a forcing mechanism for new convective development and can serve to locally enhance severe weather potential. Accurate representation of the location of ...
Standardizing an Organizational Approach to CARF Survey Preparation: A Quality Improvement Project
(Creighton University, 2015-04-01)
Standardizing an Organizational Approach to CARF Survey Preparation is a design-based research project that synthesizes the existing knowledge of four interdisciplinary communities of practice to create an effective and ...
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives of Ministerial and Nonministerial Roles at Faith-Based Christian Social Services Agencies: An Exploration of Taxonomic, Typological and Theoretical Frameworks and Implications for Leadership
(Creighton University, 2015-06-10)
Current theoretical frameworks are insufficient for understanding the complex continuum of ministerial and non-ministerial roles that currently exist at faith-based social services agencies beyond the dichotomous legal ...
Preparation, Characterization and Dissolution Study for Curcumin-Resveratrol-Cyclodextrin Amorphous Ternary System
(Creighton University, 2015-08)
Curcumin and resveratrol are naturally occurring polyphenolic compounds, showing synergistic potential in treatment of several chronic disorders. However, their poor oral bioavailability, which is primarily due to limited ...
Assessing Potential Master's of Social Work Students for Suitability to the Field: The Importance of Relevant Experience
(Creighton University, 2015-06-22)
The purpose of this qualitative dissertation in practice study was to describe the current nonacademic factors considered by accredited Master's of Social Work programs in their admissions process and to create an ...
Retaining Online First-Generation Students with Support Services: A Mixed Methods Approach
(Creighton University, 2015-06-29)
The online delivery method in higher education has gained popularity in recent years. Institutions offer online programs to remain competitive and financially viable while some students prefer its flexible schedule and ...
Light, Mirror and Rose: The Language of Mysticism as an Emerging Model for Interreligious Communication and Education
(Creighton University, 2015-07-15)
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