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    • Mechanisms Involved in the Expression of the AmpC Beta-lactamase Gene blaCMY-2 in Escherichia coli 

      Kurpiel, Philip Marion
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      Enterobacteriaceae that express plasmid-encoded AmpC β-lactamases can be resistant to third generation cephalosporins and β-lactam/β-lactamase inhibitor combinations. Infections by these bacteria are associated with increased ...
    • Mechanisms of Credential Inflation in the United States Aerospace and Defense Industry 

      Federman, Jesse
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      Credential inflation in the United States has posed numerous problems for citizens, educators, business leaders, credentialing providers, and policymakers. Over the last 40 years, scholars have documented concerns with the ...
    • Mechanisms of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Regulation of Epidermal Proliferation and Skin Tumorigenesis in Response to Ultraviolet Irradiation. 

      El-Abaseri, Taghrid
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2004)
      The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), a receptor tyrosine kinase, regulates both skin biology and carcinogenesis. We hypothesized that EGFR-dependent signal transduction increases normal keratinocyte proliferation ...
    • Mechanisms of Prion Strain Interference 

      Langenfeld, Katie Ann
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative disorders that affect humans and other mammals and are inevitably fatal. The infectious agent in prion disease (PrPSc) is an abnormal isoform of an endogenous host protein ...
    • Mechanisms of Pteridine-Ommochrome Interactions in Drosophila Melanogaster 

      Cirone Jr., Joseph B.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1974)
      Ommochromes (brown pigments) and certain pteridines (red pigments), contribute to the typical reddish-brown eye color of wild-type Drosophila melanogaster. Each pigment is the end product of a seemingly unrelated metabolic ...
    • Mechanisms of Regulation and Resistance for Plasmid-Encoded ampC Beta-Lactamase Genes 

      Reisbig, Mark Devoy
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2003)
      BETA-lactam antibiotics are the largest class of antimicrobial drugs and the most frequently prescribed world wide. As the use of these agents increased so did the evolution of bacterial BETA-lactam resistance. BETA-lactamases ...
    • A Mechanistic Study of the Reactions of 4-Nitrobenzyl Halides With Sodium Hydroxide in Aqueous Ethanol 

      Levine, Howard
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1973)
      The reaction of 4-nitrobenzy1 chloride and sodium hydroxide in ethanol, has been observed to give 4,4' - dinitrostilbene, while 4-nitrobenzy1 bromide under similar conditions, gave 4-nitrobenzy1 ethyl ether . The purpose ...
    • Mental and Emotional Effects of the Depression 

      Weitzman, Ellis A.B.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1935)
      The problem of this thesis is to study the mental and emotional effects of the present economic depression as observed in four hundred federal relief cases selected from the case record files of the Douglas County (Omaha) ...
    • The Merits of Improved Method to Opacify So-called "Nonfunctioning Gallbladder" 

      Son, Yung Hwa
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1959)
      Although the term of 11 non-functioning" or 11 poorly functioning gall bladder" has long been in use in the medical practice, the absence of a gall bladder shadow following oral administration of radiopaque media is not ...
    • Mesotheliomata 

      Reals, William Joseph
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1949)
      In 1870 Wagner (1) first described a tubercle-like lymphadenoma of the pleura which Schulz (2) later re-examined and described as endothelial carcinoma. Many case reports, chiefly in the German literature, have appeared ...
    • A Meta-Assessment of the Outcomes Assessment Practices of Accredited Radiography Educational Programs 

      Hicks, George Jacob
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      This qualitative dissertation in practice followed an exploratory case study design using document analysis of interim reports to methodically review the assessment plans and measurement tools of accredited radiography ...
    • The Metabolism of Normal and Malignant Tissue Culture Cell Strains 

      Andrews, Richard V.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1959)
      Warburg in his classic monograph postulated that the physiological cause of malignancy is an Interference with cell respiration. He stated that when there Is an Injury to cellular respiration the cell usually dies, but If ...
    • A Method of Preparation of 4-Nitro Diphenyl Ether 

      Voelker, Paul Joseph
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1934)
      Diphenyl ether was prepared as early as 1843 "by Ettling and Stonehouse. They subjected copper benzoate to destructive distillation. This was repeated by List and Limpricht (1855) and Fittig. (1862) |Maikopar (1873) first ...
    • Methods for Zinc Ion Release from Orthodontic Cement Pastes 

      Gores, Grady
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      The prevention of plaque and calculus build up around orthodontic appliances is a difficult task for many patients. Current literature shows free zinc ions have the ability to hinder the progression of plaque and diminish ...
    • Methods of Teaching Shakespeare in High School 

      Kaiser, M. Corona O.S.B.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1946)
      Today some schools do not include in their curricula the plays of Shakespeare; but we who know the wholeheartedness and wholesomeness of Shakespeare to satisfy man in all walks of life cannot but deplore this omission. Are ...
    • Mexco Development Company 

      Squires, Edwin M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
      Background: The Northern States Group - The following circumstances leading to formation of Mexco Development Company provide some insight into the personality and spirit of adventure of Mexco's management. | Aspirations ...
    • The Mexican Religion of D. H. Lawrence: An Analysis of the Religion Created by D. H. Lawrence in the Plumed Serpent 

      Jones, William C.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1962)
      The Plumed Serpent. D. H. Lawrence's novel based on his experiences in old and New Mexico, occupies a unique place of importance in the understanding of D. H. Lawrence's religious thought. Religion, it is true, is a recurrent ...
    • The Microbiological Assay for Riboflavin in Embryonated Hens’ Eggs Between Six and Thirteen Days 

      Uridil, Joseph E.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1951)
      It is thought by some that the vitamin B complex content of a tissue may have some bearing on the resistance or submission of a tissue to virus infection. The relationship of this vitamin group to virus growth has not been ...
    • MicroRNAs are essential for hair cell development. 

      Pierce, Marsha Louise
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2008)
      MicroRNAs are small non-coding RNAs that are processed through an endogenous biological pathway and function to post-transcriptionally regulate target gene expression. MicroRNAs affect cellular proliferation, differentiation, ...
    • Middle Managers’ Emotional Perceptions of Customer-Centric Strategies, Policies, and Goals 

      Dunwoody, Kimberly
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      This purpose of this study was to examine customer-centric organizational change|through the theoretical lens of social exchange theory (SET). The focus of this study was employees who constantly weighed the perceived ...