University of Ottawa

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Organization: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Top Publications

  1. pmc Supporting primary health care nurse practitioners' transition to practice
    Maureen Sullivan-Bentz
    Sullivan Bentz Health Care Consultation Services and University of Ottawa, School of Nursing, Simulation Laboratories, 200 Lees Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S9
    Can Fam Physician 56:1176-82. 2010
  2. doi Generalized gene adjacencies, graph bandwidth, and clusters in yeast evolution
    Qian Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform 6:213-20. 2009
  3. doi The importance of individual differences in pornography use: theoretical perspectives and implications for treating sexual offenders
    Drew A Kingston
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Res 46:216-32. 2009
  4. doi The physiology of long-distance migration: extending the limits of endurance metabolism
    Jean Michel Weber
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Biol 212:593-7. 2009
  5. pmc Gene network reconstruction from transcriptional dynamics under kinetic model uncertainty: a case for the second derivative
    David R Bickel
    Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    Bioinformatics 25:772-9. 2009
  6. doi The process of decision-making in home-care case management: implications for the introduction of universal assessment and information technology
    Mary Egan
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 17:371-8. 2009
  7. doi Information technology capacities assessment tool in hospitals: instrument development and validation
    Mirou Jaana
    Tefler School of Management, Health Administration, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:97-106. 2009
  8. doi From risk factors to explanation in public health
    Ian McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:219-23. 2008
  9. doi Fractal analysis of surface electromyography signals: a novel power spectrum-based method
    Mehran Talebinejad
    School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:840-50. 2009
  10. doi "I inject less as I have easier access to pipes": injecting, and sharing of crack-smoking materials, decline as safer crack-smoking resources are distributed
    Lynne Leonard
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 19:255-64. 2008

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  1. pmc Supporting primary health care nurse practitioners' transition to practice
    Maureen Sullivan-Bentz
    Sullivan Bentz Health Care Consultation Services and University of Ottawa, School of Nursing, Simulation Laboratories, 200 Lees Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S9
    Can Fam Physician 56:1176-82. 2010
    ....
  2. doi Generalized gene adjacencies, graph bandwidth, and clusters in yeast evolution
    Qian Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform 6:213-20. 2009
    ..We infer the latter property by dynamic programming optimization of the presence of individual edges at the ancestral nodes of the phylogeny. We apply our analysis to a set of genomes drawn from the Yeast Gene Order Browser...
  3. doi The importance of individual differences in pornography use: theoretical perspectives and implications for treating sexual offenders
    Drew A Kingston
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Res 46:216-32. 2009
    ..Finally, this article presents theoretical implications based on these findings, as well as some clinical implications relevant to the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders...
  4. doi The physiology of long-distance migration: extending the limits of endurance metabolism
    Jean Michel Weber
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Biol 212:593-7. 2009
    ..Research on the physiology of migrants improves the fundamental knowledge of exercise biology, but it also has important implications for wildlife conservation, treating obesity and improving the performance of human athletes...
  5. pmc Gene network reconstruction from transcriptional dynamics under kinetic model uncertainty: a case for the second derivative
    David R Bickel
    Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    Bioinformatics 25:772-9. 2009
    ..Practical approximations of kinetic models would enable inferring causal relationships between genes from expression data of microarray, tag-based and conventional platforms, but conclusions are sensitive to the assumptions made...
  6. doi The process of decision-making in home-care case management: implications for the introduction of universal assessment and information technology
    Mary Egan
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 17:371-8. 2009
    ..Recommendations are made for further research to determine the impact of universal assessment and information technology on the process and outcome of home-care case manager decision-making...
  7. doi Information technology capacities assessment tool in hospitals: instrument development and validation
    Mirou Jaana
    Tefler School of Management, Health Administration, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:97-106. 2009
    ..This research integrates existing literature on information technology (IT) in hospitals, and proposes and validates a comprehensive IT capacities assessment tool in these settings...
  8. doi From risk factors to explanation in public health
    Ian McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:219-23. 2008
  9. doi Fractal analysis of surface electromyography signals: a novel power spectrum-based method
    Mehran Talebinejad
    School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:840-50. 2009
    ....
  10. doi "I inject less as I have easier access to pipes": injecting, and sharing of crack-smoking materials, decline as safer crack-smoking resources are distributed
    Lynne Leonard
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 19:255-64. 2008
    ..01). Since distributing safer crack-smoking materials by a NEP contributes to transition to safer methods of drug ingestion and significantly reduces disease-related risk practices, other NEPs should adopt this practice...
  11. doi Recent developments in frameworks to consider human relevance of hypothesized modes of action for tumours in animals
    M E Bette Meek
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Mol Mutagen 49:110-6. 2008
    ..These frameworks which are illustrated by an increasing number of case studies, have been widely adopted into international and national guidance and assessments and continue to evolve, as experience increases in their application...
  12. ncbi Exploring the impact of a new translation process on the performance of French form writers of the Canadian Certification Exam
    Mary Egan
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Occup Ther 74:401-6. 2007
    ..In an effort to ensure fairness to French form writers of the Canadian Certification Exam, CAOT instituted a new translation process in 2000...
  13. ncbi Fast evaluation of intraoperative biopsies for ganglia in Hirschsprung's disease
    W A Staines
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 42:2067-70. 2007
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  14. pmc Top 10 differential diagnoses in family medicine: chest pain
    David Ponka
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 53:2146. 2007
  15. pmc Segregation of expression of mPeriod gene homologs in neurons and glia: possible divergent roles of mPeriod1 and mPeriod2 in the brain
    Hai Ying M Cheng
    Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 18:3110-24. 2009
    ..These novel mouse models will facilitate our understanding of clock timing and its role in human diseases...
  16. doi The regulatory role of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors in pulsatile urea excretion of the gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta
    Tamara M Rodela
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Exp Biol 212:1849-58. 2009
    ..In summary, the evidence suggests that urea transport mechanisms in pulsing toadfish are upregulated in response to low cortisol, mediated primarily by GRs, and to a lesser extent MRs...
  17. doi Species listing under Canada's Species at Risk Act
    C Scott Findlay
    Department of Biology and Institute of the Environment, University of Ottawa, 555 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa K1N 6N5, ON, Canada
    Conserv Biol 23:1609-17. 2009
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  18. doi Novel Nox homologues in the vasculature: focusing on Nox4 and Nox5
    Augusto C Montezano
    Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
    Clin Sci (Lond) 120:131-41. 2011
    ..The present review focuses on these unique Noxes, Nox4 and Nox5, and provides novel concepts related to the regulation and interaction in the vasculature, and discusses new potential roles for these isoforms in vascular biology...
  19. doi Development and testing of tools to evaluate public health nursing clinical education at the baccalaureate level
    Elizabeth Diem
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 27:285-93. 2010
    ..The tool or the process to develop the tool will be useful for designing and evaluating appropriate clinical education...
  20. doi Event-related potentials as a measure of sleep disturbance: a tutorial review
    Kenneth Campbell
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Noise Health 12:137-53. 2010
    ..ERP studies will need to employ procedures that have greater ecological generalization; stimulus intensity needs to be lower, less abrupt, with much longer durations, and importantly, stimuli should be presented much less often...
  21. doi The voluntary control of facial action units in adults
    Pierre Gosselin
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 200 Lees Avenue, Building E, Room 226, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Emotion 10:266-71. 2010
    ..Voluntary control was clearly better for some action units than for others, with a pattern of differences between action units consistent with previous work in children and adolescents...
  22. pmc High resolution niche models of malaria vectors in northern Tanzania: a new capacity to predict malaria risk?
    Manisha A Kulkarni
    Canadian Facility for Ecoinformatics Research, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9396. 2010
    ..Recent modelling innovations make it possible to predict vector distributions and extrapolate malaria risk continentally, but these risk mapping efforts have not yet bridged the spatial gap to guide on-the-ground control efforts...
  23. doi Measuring empathy in couples: validity and reliability of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index for couples
    Katherine Peloquin
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Pers Assess 92:146-57. 2010
    ..The IRIC also demonstrated good convergent, discriminant, concurrent, predictive, and incremental validity as well as adequate internal consistency and stability over 18 months...
  24. doi Risk assessment practice for essential metals
    M E Meek
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:253-60. 2010
    ..Subsequently, recommendations for pragmatic next steps to advance progress and facilitate uptake by the regulatory risk assessment community are presented...
  25. doi Shared decision making models to inform an interprofessional perspective on decision making: a theory analysis
    Dawn Stacey
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 80:164-72. 2010
    ..To conduct a theory analysis of shared decision making (SDM) conceptual models and determine the extent to which the models are relevant to interprofessional collaboration in clinical practice...
  26. doi Genome-wide investigation of reproductive isolation in experimental lineages and natural species of Neurospora: identifying candidate regions by microarray-based genotyping and mapping
    Jeremy R Dettman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6, Canada
    Evolution 64:694-709. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates how advances in high-throughput, genome-wide genotyping can be applied to mapping reproductive isolation genes and speciation research...
  27. doi Perception that "everything requires a lot of effort": transcultural SCL-25 item validation
    Nicolas Moreau
    School of Social Work, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:695-9. 2009
    ..Our study thus shows that, in transcultural mental health research, the cultural and migratory contexts may interact and significantly influence the meaning of some symptom items and consequently, the validity of symptom scales...
  28. doi Observations from the OMERACT Drug Safety Summit, May 2008
    Lee S Simon
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:2110-3. 2009
    ..At the Drug Safety Summit held at OMERACT 9, specialists spoke on their given topics and the group considered risk in the context of formally posed questions...
  29. ncbi Crystallographic structure refinement with quadrupolar nuclei: a combined solid-state NMR and GIPAW DFT example using MgBr(2)
    Cory M Widdifield
    Department of Chemistry and Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, 10 Marie Curie Pvt, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 11:7120-2. 2009
    ..Solid-state NMR spectroscopy and GIPAW DFT calculations reveal the pronounced sensitivity of (79/81)Br and (25)Mg quadrupolar coupling constants to subtle aspects of solid state structure which were not previously detected by pXRD methods...
  30. ncbi Application of multinuclear magnetic resonance and gauge-including projector-augmented-wave calculations to the study of solid group 13 chlorides
    Rebecca P Chapman
    Department of Chemistry and Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaK1N6N5
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 11:6987-98. 2009
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  31. ncbi Lipid composition alters drug action at the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    John E Baenziger
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Mol Pharmacol 73:880-90. 2008
    ..Lipid action at the nAChR thus involves more than a simple modulation of the equilibrium between resting and desensitized states...
  32. ncbi Occupational therapists' evaluation of haptic motor rehabilitation
    Ruba Kayyali
    Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environments Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4763-6. 2007
    ..We also present an analysis of the system by a group of OTs from the Ottawa General Hospital, Rehabilitation Center. The OT's feedback, both the positives and negatives, and the results of the assessment test are also presented...
  33. ncbi Continuous analysis of dissolved gaseous mercury (DGM) and mercury flux in two freshwater lakes in Kejimkujik Park, Nova Scotia: evaluating mercury flux models with quantitative data
    Nelson J O'Driscoll
    Biology Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa, P O Box 450, Stn A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2226-35. 2003
    ..It is clear from the work presented that DOC and wind speed may also play important roles in DGM and mercury flux dynamics, and these roles have not been adequately accounted for in current predictive models...
  34. ncbi 18S ribosomal RNA and tetrapod phylogeny
    Xuhua Xia
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis, P O Box 450, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Syst Biol 52:283-95. 2003
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  35. ncbi Infralimbic muscarinic M1 receptors modulate anxiety-like behaviour and spontaneous working memory in mice
    P M Wall
    School of Psychology, Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 155:58-68. 2001
    ..Spontaneous working memory and anxiety-like behaviour can be concurrently influenced following kappa 1 opioid agonist or antagonist infusions in the infralimbic (IL) area of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in CD-1 mice...
  36. ncbi Multilocular fat cells in WAT of CL-316243-treated rats derive directly from white adipocytes
    J Himms-Hagen
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa K1H 8M5, Canada
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279:C670-81. 2000
    ..First, most come from convertible unilocular adipocytes that become multilocular and make many mitochondria that contain UCP3. Second, some come from a cell that gives rise to more typical brown adipocytes that express UCP1...
  37. ncbi Biological characteristics of genetic variants of Urabe AM9 mumps vaccine virus
    K E Wright
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Canada
    Virus Res 67:49-57. 2000
    ..The post-vaccination isolates may represent insufficiently attenuated components of the vaccine, while the G(1081) and ts subset of A(1081) viruses may be more fully attenuated...
  38. ncbi Regulation of glucose production in rainbow trout: role of epinephrine in vivo and in isolated hepatocytes
    J M Weber
    Biology Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 278:R956-63. 2000
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  39. ncbi Quid pro quo: fee for services delivered in a psychology training clinic
    T D Aubry
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 56:23-31. 2000
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  40. ncbi Effect of membrane lipid composition on the conformational equilibria of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    J E Baenziger
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    J Biol Chem 275:777-84. 2000
    ..We propose that membrane fluidity modulates the relative populations of nAChRs in the resting and desensitized states but that subtle structural changes in the presence of anionic lipids are essential for full activity...
  41. ncbi Improving the quality of reports of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials: the QUOROM statement. Quality of Reporting of Meta-analyses
    D Moher
    University of Ottawa, Thomas C Chalmers Centre for Systematic Reviews, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 354:1896-900. 1999
    ..The Quality of Reporting of Meta-analyses (QUOROM) conference was convened to address standards for improving the quality of reporting of meta-analyses of clinical randomised controlled trials (RCTs)...
  42. ncbi Intake of fruits and vegetables in smokers
    N J Birkett
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 2:217-22. 1999
    ..To examine intake of fruits and vegetables in smokers and non-smokers...
  43. ncbi Neurochemical characterization and distribution of enteric GABAergic neurons and nerve fibres in the human colon
    A Krantis
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    J Auton Nerv Syst 68:33-42. 1998
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  44. ncbi The cost of delaying rewarding brain stimulation
    G Fouriezos
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 87:111-3. 1997
    ..Frequency thresholds rose steadily with delays through to 2.2 s at a rate of 10% per second...
  45. ncbi On the structure of social self-concept for pre-, early, and late adolescents: a test of the Shavelson, Hubner, and Stanton (1976) model
    B M Byrne
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 70:599-613. 1996
    ..Overall, findings were consistent with both the R. J. Shavelson et al. (1976) conceptualization of self-concept structure and developmental processes that underlie self-concept formation...
  46. ncbi p38 MAP kinase mediates mechanically induced COX-2 and PG EP4 receptor expression in podocytes: implications for the actin cytoskeleton
    Louis C Martineau
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Division of Nephrology, Ottawa Hospital and Univ of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Rm 1317, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 286:F693-701. 2004
    ..Enhanced EP4 receptor signaling may undermine podocyte cytoskeletal dynamics and thereby compromise filtration barrier function under conditions of increased Pgc...
  47. pmc Paradoxes of French accreditation
    M P Pomey
    Faculty of Management, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean Jacques Lussier St, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:51-5. 2005
    ..With time, accreditation in France could benefit from both a professionally driven system and from the increased amount of freedom to focus on quality improvement which is necessary for organizational development...
  48. ncbi Reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study, part I: validation and replication
    D Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 17:335-42. 2005
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  49. ncbi Optimizing the ability of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale to discriminate across levels of severity and between antidepressants and placebos
    Darcy A Santor
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 25:774-86. 2008
    ..Implications of the results are discussed in terms of strategies for optimizing the assessment of change in overall depression severity as well as differentiating treatment response...
  50. pmc Top 10 differential diagnoses in family medicine: dyspnea
    David Ponka
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Can Fam Physician 53:1333. 2007
  51. ncbi Effects of fast head turns on head, trunk and pelvis motions during standing and walking in patients with unilateral vestibular deficit
    N Paquet
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
    J Vestib Res 16:279-84. 2006
    ..Overall, the UVD had only a minor influence on the symmetry of head, trunk and pelvis kinematics during fast yaw rotation of the head executed during standing and walking...
  52. ncbi Reproducibility of distance and direction errors associated with forward, backward, and sideway walking in the context of blind navigation
    Nicole Paquet
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Perception 36:525-36. 2007
    ..The biomechanical constraints and increased cognitive loading imposed by changing the walking pattern to backward stepping may underlie the poor performance in this direction...
  53. pmc Can Clustal-style progressive pairwise alignment of multiple sequences be used in RNA secondary structure prediction?
    Amelia B Bellamy-Royds
    School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:190. 2007
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  54. pmc Epidemiology and reporting characteristics of systematic reviews
    David Moher
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS Med 4:e78. 2007
    ..We set out to capture a representative cross-sectional sample of published SRs and examine them in terms of a broad range of epidemiological, descriptive, and reporting characteristics, including emerging aspects not previously examined...
  55. ncbi A spatial analysis of the determinants of pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations in Ontario (1992-2001)
    Eric J Crighton
    Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, 60 University Avenue, Simard Hall Room 06, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1N 6N5
    Soc Sci Med 64:1636-50. 2007
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  56. ncbi Chromatin diminution in the copepod Mesocyclops edax: diminution of tandemly repeated DNA families from somatic cells
    Guy Drouin
    Département de biologie et Centre de recherche avancée en génomique environnementale, Université d Otawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Genome 49:657-65. 2006
    ..edax. We speculate that chromatin diminution might have evolved repeatedly by recruitment of RNAi-related mechanisms to eliminate nonfunctional tandemly repeated DNA sequences from the somatic genome of some species...
  57. ncbi Large-scale analyses of synonymous substitution rates can be sensitive to assumptions about the process of mutation
    Stephane Aris-Brosou
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, 30 Marie Curie, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    Gene 378:58-64. 2006
    ..We reanalyze three large data sets to demonstrate the relevance of our results to empirical data analysis...
  58. ncbi Estimating conductances of dual-recorded neurons within a network of coupled cells
    Pierre A Fortier
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada K1H 8M5
    J Theor Biol 240:501-10. 2006
    ..All model parameters could be obtained from real dual-intracellular penetrations which allow electrophysiological recordings and intracellular staining...
  59. ncbi The CRH1 antagonist CP154,526 failed to alter ischemia-induced neurodegeneration and spatial memory deficits in rats but inhibited behavioral activity in the novel open field
    Hélène Plamondon
    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Ottawa, Ont K1N 9A9, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 166:85-92. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in relationship to recent findings reconsidering the participation of CRH in excitotoxic-mediated cellular damage...
  60. ncbi Molecular dynamics study of tethered polymers in shear flow
    Y Gratton
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 17:455-65. 2005
    ..Finally, we report on packing effects near the molecularly flat wall, an associated chain-sticking phenomenon, and the impact of the chain hydrodynamic drag on the local fluid flow...
  61. ncbi Differential regulation of transient receptor potential melastatin 6 and 7 cation channels by ANG II in vascular smooth muscle cells from spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Rhian M Touyz
    Kidney Research Centre, University of Ottawa, Rm 1333A, 451 Smyth Road, K1H 8M5, Ottawa, ON
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 290:R73-8. 2006
    ..This was associated with attenuated annexin-1 translocation and decreased VSMC [Mg2+]i in SHR. Downregulation of TRPM7, but not TRPM6, may play a role in altered Mg2+ homeostasis in VSMCs from SHR...
  62. ncbi The Sulfolobus solfataricus P2 genome project
    R L Charlebois
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    FEBS Lett 389:88-91. 1996
    ..An examination of completely sequenced cosmids suggests a clustering of genes by function in the S. solfataricus genome...