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Mandala Spring/Summer 2014
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2014)
PlantCAZyme: a database for plant carbohydrate-active enzymes
(Oxford University Press, 2014-06-16)
PlantCAZyme is a database built upon dbCAN (database for automated carbohydrate active enzyme annotation), aiming to provide pre-computed sequence and annotation data of carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZymes) to plant ...
Coming Out Conversations and Gay/Bisexual Men's Sexual Health: A Constitutive Metamodel Study
(Lexington Books, 2014)
This chapter explores the implications of family members and health care providers introducing topics of sexual health into coming out conversations. It is embedded in a constitutive model of coming out that generatively ...
A survey of plant and algal genomes and transcriptomes reveals new insights into the evolution and function of the cellulose synthase superfamily
(BioMed Central, 2014-04)
Background Enzymes of the cellulose synthase (CesA) family and CesA-like (Csl) families are responsible for the synthesis of celluloses and hemicelluloses, and thus are of great interest to bioenergy research. We studied ...
Communication and Healthy Sexual Practices: Toward a Holistic Communicology of Sexuality
This essay proposes a holistic communicology of sexuality inclusive of connections between sex, relationships, and health. Noting the rarity of research studies about sexuality in the communication discipline, two approaches ...
Draft Genome Sequence of the Toxic Bloom-Forming Cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NIES-81
(American Society for Microbiology, 2014-01)
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae is a toxic filamentous cyanobacterium that causes water blooms in freshwaters across the globe. We present the draft genome sequence of the A. flos-aquae strain NIES-81, which was determined by 454 ...
A Cross-National Comparison of Voter Turnout in 15 Sub-Saharan African States
(Journal of Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa, 2014-12)
The political fortunes of Sub-Saharan Africa changed dramatically in the past twenty-five years. Since the late 1980s, many countries have held regular multi-party elections. A cross-national examination of voter participation ...
Mathematically optimized cryoprotectant equilibration procedures for cryopreservation of human oocytes
(BioMed Central, 2014-03-20)
Background Simple and effective cryopreservation of human oocytes would have an enormous impact on the financial and ethical constraints of human assisted reproduction. Recently, studies have demonstrated the potential ...
CSEAS Weekly Bulletin (March 3, 2014)
(Northern Illinois University, 2014-03-03)