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Viscoelastic and photo-actuation studies of composites based on polystyrene-grafted carbon nanotubes and styrene-b-isoprene-b-styrene block copolymer
( Elsevier Ltd. , 2014 , Article)
Photoactuating composites based on the linear triblock copolymer polystyrene-b-polyisoprene-b-polystyrene (SIS) were prepared by incorporation of polystyrene-modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT-PS). Modification ...
The role of CD44, hyaluronan and NHE1 in cardiac remodeling.
( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
Cardiac remodeling, characterized by excessive extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling, predisposes the heart to failure if left unresolved. Understanding the signaling mechanisms involved in excessive extracellular matrix ...
Hemodynamic Studies for Analyzing the Teratogenic Effects of Drugs in the Zebrafish Embryo.
( Humana Press , 2018 , Book chapter)
Investigations of teratogenic effects of drugs generally involve testing the drug on animals and zebrafish embryo is a commonly used animal model for that purpose. In these studies, cardiovascular function of the animals ...
Humane care and use of laboratory animals training program (HCULA)
(2017 , Poster)
HCULA is the first basic training program that covers the use of Rodents as animals models in biomedical research, it is composed of theory and hands on training courses . The theory course is required to all students ...
Performance of Four Diagnostic Assays for Detecting Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Antibodies in the Middle East and North Africa
( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
Background Assessments of commercial assays in detecting herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) antibodies have shown variable sensitivity and specificity, and variation in performance by global population. Objective To ...
Assessing regional and global environmental footprints and value added of the largest food producers in the world
( Elsevier B.V. , 2019 , Article)
This research aims to provide important insights regarding the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the world's largest food producing countries based on four sustainability metrics: energy use, carbon footprint, ...
Immunomodulation Induced by Host Pathogen Interaction
( Hindawi , 2019 , Article)
Controlling and preventing infections require deep understanding of the complex interplay that occurs between the host and pathogen following infection. In essence, immunomodulation is any process leading to an immune ...
The Political Costs of Qatar's Western Orientation
( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2012 , Article)
The effect of density in larval rearing of the pullet carpet shell Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791) in a recirculating aquaculture system
( John Wiley & Sons Ltd , 2014 , Article)
The pullet carpet shell Venerupis corrugata is an economically valuable species in several European countries, however, nowadays stocks are under high fishing pressure. Hatchery production of juveniles for release is a ...
Compatibilizing role of carbon nanotubes in poly(vinyl alcohol)/starch blend
( WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. , 2015 , Article)
Polymer nanocomposites based on poly(vinyl alcohol)/starch blend and carbon nanotubes (CNT) were prepared by solution mixing, followed by casting. Glycerol was used as a plasticizer and added in the starch dispersion. The ...