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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)
Role of Vitamin D receptor and vitamin D binding protein restriction fragment length polymorphisms in determining dose response to vitamin D: a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial
(Creighton University, 2011-06)
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) is considered to be the best biomarker of vitamin D status. Besides the dietary intake of vitamin D and exposure to sunlight, there are other factors that affect serum 25OHD such as weight, ...
Like, Share or Continue Shopping: Branding Identity and Consumerizing Online Literacy
(Creighton University, 2011-04-14)
The Internet today presents information consumable as a tangible good that is often used in exchange for something else. Technology eases our access to literacy while redefining it, making literacy a product aimed at ...
Constraints on Universal Extra-Dimensional Dark Matter from Direct Detection Results
(Creighton University, 2011-08-10)
Detection of dark matter is one of the most challenging and important problems in astro-particle physics. One theory that produces a viable particle dark matter candidate is Universal Extra Dimensions (UED), in which the ...
Molecular Study of Gβγ Dependent Breast Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion
(Creighton University, 2011-05-07)
The G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) convey signals mainly via heterotrimeric G proteins in the form of Gα-GTP and Gβγ subunits. Recent studies show that expression of Gβγ-sequestering peptide derived from the carboxyl ...
Human Rights Violations in Africa: Personal Narrative
(Creighton University, 2011-11-08)
This thesis examines my personal experience of human rights violations in Africa, including some stories of my closest relatives. I address the urgent need of respecting human dignities in Africa from the perspective of a ...
Histomorphometric Analysis of Bone in Healthy, Young Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
(Creighton University, 2011-09-08)
Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) have markedly increased risk of fracture, but little is known about abnormalities in bone micro-architecture or remodeling properties that might give insight into the pathogenesis ...
A Directed Acyclic Graph Demonstrating The Effects Of Population Aging On Saving And Interest Rates In Europe
(Creighton University, 2011-12-05)
Population aging in Europe and other parts of the industrialized world will have significant effects on labor supplies, saving rates, and by extension investment and interest rates. This thesis examines a number of economic ...