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Modification of the Next Generation Impactor and Incorporation of Bacterial Cultures as an In Vitro Pneumonia Model
(Creighton University, 2014-09-16)
Pneumonia continually ranks in the top ten causes of death in the United States, despite continual development of new antibiotics and streamlined therapeutic treatment of patients. One approach to the treatment of pneumonia ...
The Influence of Personality on Leaders’ Information Preferences
(Creighton University, 2012-11-16)
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to examine the relationship between personality and preference for various types of information when making human capital decisions related to employee education programs. ...
Local Inflammatory Responses in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
(Creighton University, 2012-12-10)
Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a peritoneal neoplastic disease arising from MUC2 producing goblet cells of the appendix and is characterized by the accumulation of massive amounts of mucinous ascites. Little is known about ...
The Nocturnal Low-Level Jet in Tropical West Africa: Generation and Representation in Various Data Archives
(Creighton University, 2012-12-13)
Like many regions, tropical West Africa often experiences a low-level jet stream after sunset. In general, such jets are believed to be produced as a response to the sudden decrease in turbulence in the boundary layer ...
The Role of MicroRNAs in Craniofacial Development
(Creighton University, 2010-01-20)
Cleft palate and orofacial clefts are common congenital anomalies whose etiology results from deficient fusion of the bilateral processes of the first pharyngeal arch and/or the frontonasal process. Craniofacial clefting ...
The C-Terminus of HIV-1 Matrix Contains a Domain Critical for Virus Release
(Creighton University, 2012-12-12)
The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) Matrix (MA) protein, a component of the major structural protein Gag, has been shown to play a role in both the early stages and late stages of the viral life cycle. Functional ...
Excellent, Approachable, Local: Using an experience-driven, embodied methodology to explore communities of practice within a third place
(Creighton University, 2016-05-16)
Communities of practice can only be changed from the inside out, by participants who believe they are governed by assumptions worth challenging. Challenging those assumptions can be difficult and stressful, but unless we ...
(Creighton University, 2010-05-03)
Despite a fractured family, cheating friends, and the loss of love, a young Olympic hopeful learns that in life, trust and forgiveness is more important than compromising his ideals to succeed in sports.
The Effects of Melatonin on the Teratogenic Effects of Homocysteine
(Creighton University, 2010-03-14)
While folic acid deficiency has long been connected with adverse outcomes of pregnancy, evidence indicates homocysteine is the teratogenic agent in folic acid deficiency and maternal hyperhomocysteinemia has been shown to ...
The Misexpression of Sonic Hedgehog Leads to Digit Duplication
(Creighton University, 2010-01)
The limb buds of the early embryo are formed at the lateral flank by an outgrowth of cells from a layer of embryonic tissue called the lateral plate mesoderm. Shortly after this initial outgrowth, cells from the lateral ...