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    • The dependence of Pb distribution in brain cells on the interactions of astroglia and neurons 

      Bird, Laura C (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Lead (Pb) is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant which has been linked to neurobehavioral deficits, primarily in young children. A current hypothesis for Pb distribution among brain cells is that astroglia, which are ...
    • The design and synthesis of nuclear localization signal (NLS) mimics 

      Ho, Thai Huu (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Nuclear import of proteins is a carefully controlled process that is critical for cellular function and regulation. A protein is marked for nuclear entry by a nuclear localization signal (NLS), a peptide motif, which ...
    • Dimerization specificities of leucine zipper mutants 

      Rieker, Jennifer Dawn (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The dimerization specificity of a leucine zipper is partially determined by the interactions of charged amino acids on the surfaces of dimer interfaces (e and g positions). A series of e and g position GCN4 mutants has ...
    • Examining the effect of sterol carrier protein-2 on phytanic acid toxicity 

      Chen, Cynthia (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Although peroxisomes are essential organelles involved in the conversion of hydrogen peroxide to water, they also contain unique metabolic pathways in lipid metabolism. One of these is the "-oxidation of branched-chain ...
    • Potential oxidative stress due to Pb exposure 

      Elms, Rene' Davina (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The hazards of Pb exposure has been a topic of concern for many years. This research was developed to investigate the possibility of Pb induced oxidative stress. The research objectives were to observe Pb induced lipid ...
    • Seed metabolites alter the development of Aspergillus ssp. 

      Hinze, Lori Lynn (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Three species of the genus Aspergillus (A.) A. nidulans, A. parasiticus, and A. flavus are currently being observed in our lab to determine the effects of seed metabolites on fungal development. A. nidulans reproduces ...