• Antifungal Susceptibilities Among Different Serotypes Of Cryptococcus Gattii And Cryptococcus Neoformans 

    Thompson, George R.; Wiederhold, Nathan P.; Fothergill, Annette W.; Vallor, Ana C.; Wickes, Brian L.; Patterson, Thomas F. (2009-01)
    We measured antifungal activity against 128 cryptococcal isolates (86 of C. neoformans and 42 of C. gattii) to determine if differences in serotype susceptibility exist. Contrary to previous results, we found no serotype ...
  • Aortic Medial Elastic Fiber Loss In Acute Ascending Aortic Dissection 

    Roberts, William Clifford; Vowels, Travis James; Kitchens, Benjamin Lee; Ko, Jong Mi; Filardo, Giovanni; Henry, Albert Carl; Hamman, Baron Lloyd; Matter, Gregory John; Hebeler, Robert Frederick (2011-12)
    The cause of acute aortic dissection continues to be debated. One school of thought suggests that underlying aortic medial cystic necrosis is the common denominator. The purpose of the present study was to determine if ...
  • The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment: First Detection of High-Velocity Milky Way Bar Stars 

    Nidever, David L.; Zasowski, Gail; Majewski, Steven R.; Bird, Jonathan; Robin, Annie C.; Martinez-Valpuesta, Inma; Beaton, Rachael L.; Schoenrich, Ralph; Schultheis, Mathias; Wilson, John C.; Skrutskie, Michael F.; O'Connell, Robert W.; Shetrone, Matthew; Schiavon, Ricardo P.; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Weiner, Benjamin; Gerhard, Ortwin; Schneider, Donald P.; Prieto, Carlos Allende; Sellgren, Kris; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Brewington, Howard; Brinkmann, Jon; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Frinchaboy, Peter M.; Perez, Ana Elia Garcia; Holtzman, Jon; Hearty, Fred R.; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Muna, Demitri; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Simmons, Audrey; Snedden, Stephanie; Weaver, Benjamin A. (2012-08)
    Commissioning observations with the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE), part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III, have produced radial velocities (RVs) for similar to 4700 K/M-giant stars in ...
  • The APEX Quantitative Proteomics Tool: Generating Protein Quantitation Estimates from LC-MS/MS Proteomics Results 

    Braisted, John C.; Kuntumalla, Srilatha; Vogel, Christine; Marcotte, Edward M.; Rodrigues, Alan R.; Wang, Rong; Huang, Shih0Ting; Ferlanti, Erik S.; Saeed, Alexander I.; Fleischmann, Robert D.; Peterson, Scott N.; Pieper, Rembert (2008-12)
    Mass spectrometry (MS) based label-free protein quantitation has mainly focused on analysis of ion peak heights and peptide spectral counts. Most analyses of tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) data begin with an enzymatic ...
  • The APOGEE Red-Clump Catalog: Precise Distances, Velocities, And High-Resolution Elemental Abundances Over A Large Area Of The Milky Way's Disk 

    Bovy, Jo; Nidever, David L.; Rix, Hans-Walter; Girardi, Leo; Zasowski, Gail; Chojnowski, S. Drew; Holtzman, Jon; Epstein, Courtney; Frinchaboy, Peter M.; Hayden, Michael R.; Rodrigues, Thaise S.; Majewski, Steven R.; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Pinsonneault, Marc H.; Stello, Dennis; Prieto, Carlos Allende; Andrews, Brett; Basu, Sarbani; Beers, Timothy C.; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Burton, Adam; Chaplin, William J.; Cunha, Katia; Elsworth, Yvonne; Garcia, Rafael A.; Garcia-Hernandez, Domingo A.; Garcia Perez, Ana E.; Hearty, Fred R.; Hekker, Saskia; Kallinger, Thomas; Kinemuchi, Karen; Koesterke, Lars; Meszaros, Szabolcs; Mosser, Benoit; O'Connell, Robert W.; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Robin, Annie C.; Schiavon, Ricardo P.; Schneider, Donald P.; Schultheis, Mathias; Serenelli, Aldo; Shetrone, Matthew; Aguirre, Victor Silva; Simmons, Audrey; Skrutskie, Michael; Smith, Verne V.; Stassun, Keivan; Weinberg, David H.; Wilson, John C.; Zamora, Olga (2014-08)
    The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III's Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) is a high-resolution near-infrared spectroscopic survey covering all of the major components of the Galaxy, including the ...
  • The Apokasc Catalog: An Asteroseismic and Spectroscopic Joint Survey of Targets in the Kepler Fields 

    Nidever, David L.; Zasowski, Gail; Majewski, Steven R.; Bird, Jonathan; Robin, Annie C.; Martinez-Valpuesta, Inma; Beaton, Rachael L.; Schoenrich, Ralph; Schultheis, Mathias; Wilson, John C.; Skrutskie, Michael F.; O'Connell, Robert W.; Shetrone, Matthew; Schiavon, Ricardo P.; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Weiner, Benjamin; Gerhard, Ortwin; Schneider, Donald P.; Prieto, Carlos Allende; Sellgren, Kris; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Brewington, Howard; Brinkmann, Jon; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Frinchaboy, Peter M.; Perez, Ana Elia Garcia; Holtzman, Jon; Hearty, Fred R.; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Muna, Demitri; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Simmons, Audrey; Snedden, Stephanie; Weaver, Benjamin A. (2014-12)
    We present the first APOKASC catalog of spectroscopic and asteroseismic properties of 1916 red giants observed in the Kepler fields. The spectroscopic parameters provided from the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution ...
  • Application of a High-Throughput Enantiomeric Excess Optical Assay Involving a Dynamic Covalent Assembly: Parallel Asymmetric Allylation and ee Sensing of Homoallylic Alcohols 

    Jo, H. H.; Gao, X.; You, L.; Anslyn, E. V.; Krische, M. J. (2015-08)
    Asymmetric Ir-catalyzed C-C coupling of primary alcohols with allyl-acetates, as described by Krische, to form chiral secondary homo-allylic alcohols were performed in parallel as a means to optimize the ee values thereof. ...
  • Application of a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Risk Score for Community-Onset Pneumonia Patients and Outcomes with Initial Treatment 

    Teshome, Besu F.; Lee, Grace C.; Reveles, Kelly R.; Attridge, Russell T.; Koeller, Jim; Wang, Chen-Pin; Mortensen, Eric M.; Frei, Christopher R. (2015-09)
    Community-onset (CO) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pneumonia is an evolving problem, and there is a great need for a reliable method to assess MRSA risk at hospital admission. A new MRSA prediction ...
  • Application Of Detuned Laser Beatwave For Generation Of Few-Cycle Electromagnetic Pulses 

    Kalmykov, S.; Shvets, G. (2004-12)
    An approach to compressing high-power laser beams in plasmas via coherent Raman sideband generation is described. The technique requires two beams: a pump and a probe detuned by a near-resonant frequency Omega < omega(p). ...
  • Application of Single-Station Sigma and Site-Response Characterization in a Probabilistic Seismic-Hazard Analysis for a New Nuclear Site 

    Rodriguez-Marek, A.; Rathje, E. M.; Bommer, J. J.; Scherbaum, F.; Stafford, P. J. (2014-08)
    Aleatory variability in ground-motion prediction, represented by the standard deviation (sigma) of a ground-motion prediction equation, exerts a very strong influence on the results of probabilistic seismic-hazard analysis ...
  • Application of Socioeconomic Model System for Activity-Based Modeling 

    Pendyala, Ram M.; Bhat, Chandra R.; Goulias, Konstadinos G.; Paleti, Rajesh; Konduri, Karthik C.; Sidharthan, Raghuprasad; Hu, Hsi-hwa; Huang, Guoxiong; Christian, Keith P. (Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2012)
    This paper presents results from the application of a comprehensive socio-economic and demographic model system performed in conjunction with the development of a continuous time activity-based microsimulation model of ...
  • Application Of Stable Isotope Analysis To Study Temporal Changes In Foraging Ecology In A Highly Endangered Amphibian 

    Gillespie, J. Hayley (Public Library of Science, 2013-01-15)
    Background -- Understanding dietary trends for endangered species may be essential to assessing the effects of ecological disturbances such as habitat modification, species introductions or global climate change. Documenting ...
  • Application Of The Cubed-Sphere Grid To Tilted Black Hole Accretion Disks 

    Fragile, P. Chris; Lindner, Christopher C.; Anninos, Peter; Salmonson, Jay D. (2009-01)
    In recent work we presented the first results of global general relativistic magnetohydrodynamic (GRMHD) simulations of tilted (or misaligned) accretion disks around rotating black holes. The simulated tilted disks showed ...
  • Application Of The MCMC Method For The Calibration Of DSMC Parameters 

    Strand, J. S.; Goldstein, D. B. (2011-05)
    A Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithm was employed to obtain a calibrated distribution for the hard sphere diameter, the VHS reference diameter, and the temperature viscosity exponent of argon, for use in the Direct ...
  • An Approach to Information Retrieval Based on Statistical Model Selection 

    Efron, Miles (2008-08)
    Building on previous work in the field of language modeling information retrieval (IR), this paper proposes a novel approach to document ranking based on statistical model selection. The proposed approach offers two main ...
  • Aprendiendo de Puebla: conservación del Patrimonio urbano para una ciudad habitable 

    Rivas, Juan Luis de las (2008)
    The historical centre of Puebla was included in the UNESCO list as World Heritage Site in 1987. Founded for poor Spanish people (1531), the “Puebla de los Ángeles” became very soon an important urban centre, with its ...
  • Aptamer Antagonists of Myelin-Derived Inhibitors Promote Axon Growth 

    Wang, Yuxuan; Khaing, Zin Z.; Li, Na; Hall, Brad; Schmidt, Christine E.; Ellington, Andrew D. (Public Library of Science, 2010-03-16)
    Myelin of the adult central nervous system (CNS) is one of the major sources of inhibitors of axon regeneration following injury. The three known myelin-derived inhibitors (Nogo, MAG, and OMgp) bind with high affinity to ...