Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

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Organization: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Country: Israel

Top Publications

  1. doi Sonication-assisted synthesis of large, high-quality mercury thiolate single crystals directly from liquid mercury
    Boaz Pokroy
    Department of Materials Engineering and Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Am Chem Soc 132:14355-7. 2010
  2. doi Pomegranate phenolics from the peels, arils, and flowers are antiatherogenic: studies in vivo in atherosclerotic apolipoprotein e-deficient (E 0) mice and in vitro in cultured macrophages and lipoproteins
    Michael Aviram
    The Lipid Research Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1148-57. 2008
  3. ncbi Relation of C-reactive protein and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine, Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 100:753-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Coronary stent assessment on multidetector computed tomography: source and predictors of image distortion
    David A Halon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center and the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 128:62-8. 2008
  5. ncbi Ox-LDL induces monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation in vivo: Possible role for the macrophage colony stimulating factor receptor (M-CSF-R)
    Bianca Fuhrman
    The Lipid Research Laboratory, Technion Faculty of Medicine, The Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences and Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 196:598-607. 2008
  6. ncbi Monitoring and forecasting of radiation hazard from great solar energetic particle events by using on-line one-min neutron monitor and satellite data
    Lev I Dorman
    Israel Cosmic Ray and Space Weather Center and Emilio Sègre Observatory, Affiliated to Tel Aviv University, Technion and Israel Space Agency, PO Box 2217, Qazrin 12900, Israel
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:572-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Catastrophic acro-osteolysis of hands in systemic sclerosis
    Michael Rozenbaum
    Department of Rheumatology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:169-70. 2007
  8. ncbi Effect of fourth-generation fluoroquinolones on the healing rate of corneal erosions in an animal model
    Irina S Barequet
    Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cornea 26:606-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Paradox: increased blood perfusion to the face enhances protection against frostbite while it lowers wind chill equivalent temperatures
    Avraham Shitzer
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Int J Biometeorol 51:383-93. 2007
  10. pmc A model for enhanced nucleation of protein crystals on a fractal porous substrate
    S Stolyarova
    Solid State Institute, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Biophys J 91:3857-63. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Sonication-assisted synthesis of large, high-quality mercury thiolate single crystals directly from liquid mercury
    Boaz Pokroy
    Department of Materials Engineering and Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Am Chem Soc 132:14355-7. 2010
    ..We propose a new self-assembly mechanism that can explain how sonication--which is usually used to break chemical bonds, to disperse materials, and to form nanosized crystallites--may lead to the growth of large, high-quality crystals...
  2. doi Pomegranate phenolics from the peels, arils, and flowers are antiatherogenic: studies in vivo in atherosclerotic apolipoprotein e-deficient (E 0) mice and in vitro in cultured macrophages and lipoproteins
    Michael Aviram
    The Lipid Research Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1148-57. 2008
    ..We conclude that attenuation of atherosclerosis development by some of the POM extracts and, in particular, POMf, could be related to the combined beneficial effects on serum lipids levels and on macrophage atherogenic properties...
  3. ncbi Relation of C-reactive protein and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine, Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 100:753-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in a large cohort of patients with AMI, there was a graded positive association between increased CRP and new-onset AF. Inflammation may contribute to the development of AF in the setting of AMI...
  4. ncbi Coronary stent assessment on multidetector computed tomography: source and predictors of image distortion
    David A Halon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center and the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 128:62-8. 2008
    ..We examined the degree of image distortion of implanted coronary stents on MDCT, comparing different stent types, sizes and orientation...
  5. ncbi Ox-LDL induces monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation in vivo: Possible role for the macrophage colony stimulating factor receptor (M-CSF-R)
    Bianca Fuhrman
    The Lipid Research Laboratory, Technion Faculty of Medicine, The Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences and Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 196:598-607. 2008
    ..We thus conclude that Ox-LDL induces monocyte differentiation to macrophages in vivo and this phenomenon involves activation of the M-CSF-receptor...
  6. ncbi Monitoring and forecasting of radiation hazard from great solar energetic particle events by using on-line one-min neutron monitor and satellite data
    Lev I Dorman
    Israel Cosmic Ray and Space Weather Center and Emilio Sègre Observatory, Affiliated to Tel Aviv University, Technion and Israel Space Agency, PO Box 2217, Qazrin 12900, Israel
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:572-6. 2007
    ..With each new minute of observations, the quality of forecast increased, and after approximately 30 min became near 100%...
  7. ncbi Catastrophic acro-osteolysis of hands in systemic sclerosis
    Michael Rozenbaum
    Department of Rheumatology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:169-70. 2007
  8. ncbi Effect of fourth-generation fluoroquinolones on the healing rate of corneal erosions in an animal model
    Irina S Barequet
    Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cornea 26:606-9. 2007
    ..To compare the rate of epithelial healing of corneal erosion in an animal model with 2 commercial formulations of fourth-generation fluoroquinolones: 0.3% gatifloxacin and 0.5% moxifloxacin...
  9. ncbi Paradox: increased blood perfusion to the face enhances protection against frostbite while it lowers wind chill equivalent temperatures
    Avraham Shitzer
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Int J Biometeorol 51:383-93. 2007
    ..They should also be considered in the re-evaluation and re-formulation of the concept of wind chill, which has been a useful cold weather indicator for decades...
  10. pmc A model for enhanced nucleation of protein crystals on a fractal porous substrate
    S Stolyarova
    Solid State Institute, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Biophys J 91:3857-63. 2006
    ..In addition, the PS technology is very flexible, allowing tailoring the pore size and concentration as well as the fractal properties to specific proteins by changing the fabrication conditions...
  11. pmc Age-related accumulation of pentosidine in aggrecan and collagen from normal and degenerate human intervertebral discs
    Sarit Sara Sivan
    Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Biochem J 399:29-35. 2006
    ..Correlation of pentosidine accumulation with protein half-life in both normal and degenerate discs further supports this finding...
  12. ncbi Adaptation in the auditory space map of the barn owl
    Yoram Gutfreund
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:813-25. 2006
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  13. ncbi Super-hydrophobicity fundamentals: implications to biofouling prevention
    Abraham Marmur
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Biofouling 22:107-15. 2006
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  14. ncbi Instability of Doppler cerebral blood flow in monochorionic twins
    Shimon Degani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bnei Zion Medical Center, Ruth and Baruch Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Ultrasound Med 25:449-54. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate Doppler flow velocity changes in cerebral vessels of monochorionic twins with twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  15. doi Robust real-time unusual event detection using multiple fixed-location monitors
    Amit Adam
    Department of Computer Science, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 30:555-60. 2008
    ..Our algorithm runs in realtime. It was tested on a variety of real-life crowded scenes. A ground-truth was extracted for these scenes, with respect to which detection and false-alarm rates are reported...
  16. doi Dietary protein influences the rate of 15N incorporation in blood cells and plasma of Yellow-vented bulbuls (Pycnonotus xanthopygos)
    Ella Tsahar
    Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Exp Biol 211:459-65. 2008
    ..Thus, isotopic incorporation rates and tissue-to-diet discrimination factors cannot be considered fixed, as they depend on diet composition...
  17. ncbi Oxygen: an anti-inflammatory drug
    Haim Bitterman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:874-6. 2007
  18. doi Thirty years of safety climate research: reflections and future directions
    Dov Zohar
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA and Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Technion City, Haifa, Israel
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1517-22. 2010
    ..g. leadership as a climate antecedent), much more work is required for augmenting safety climate theory. I hope this article will stimulate further work along these lines...
  19. pmc Texture mapping via optimal mass transport
    Ayelet Dominitz
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion IIT, Haifa, Israel
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 16:419-33. 2010
    ..In order to obtain fast convergence to the optimal mapping, we incorporate a multiresolution scheme into our flow. We also use ideas from discrete exterior calculus in our computations...
  20. doi Cell and gene therapy strategies for the treatment of postmyocardial infarction ventricular arrhythmias
    Lior Gepstein
    The Sohnis Family Research Laboratory for Cardiac Electrophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, The Bruce Rappaport Institute in the Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1188:32-8. 2010
    ..Finally, we will also discuss the potential advantages and drawbacks of these strategies as well as a road map for future clinical use...
  21. pmc Intracellular fluid flow in rapidly moving cells
    Kinneret Keren
    Department of Biochemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Cell Biol 11:1219-24. 2009
    ..We present a physical model for fluid pressure and flow in moving cells that quantitatively accounts for our experimental data...
  22. doi Modeling highway runoff pollutant levels using a data driven model
    T Opher
    Department of Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Water Sci Technol 60:19-28. 2009
    ..Pb(Total) was modeled with an outcome of R2 of 0.95 on training data and 0.43 on verification data. The developed model for TOC achieved R2 values of 0.91 and 0.49 on training and verification data respectively...
  23. ncbi Signal-to-noise ratio of a semiconductor optical-amplifier-based optical phase shifter
    Evgeny Shumakher
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Opt Lett 34:1940-2. 2009
    ..We conclude that in spite of the up to a 6 dB reduction in the detected noise, the SNR remains dominated by the decrease in the detected signal power...
  24. doi Management of macular holes: a comparison of 1-year outcomes of 3 surgical techniques
    Shlomit Schaal
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Retina 29:1091-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the contribution of internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling with and without indocyanine green (ICG) to hole closure and functional results in patients with idiopathic macular hole...
  25. doi Dual "motion-frozen heart" combining respiration and contraction compensation in clinical myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging
    Gil Kovalski
    Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:396-404. 2009
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  26. doi Image sequence denoising via sparse and redundant representations
    Matan Protter
    Department of Computer Science, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    IEEE Trans Image Process 18:27-35. 2009
    ..The algorithm's performance is experimentally compared to several state-of-the-art algorithms, demonstrating comparable or favorable results...
  27. doi The Schneiderian membrane contains osteoprogenitor cells: in vivo and in vitro study
    S Srouji
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9649, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Calcif Tissue Int 84:138-45. 2009
    ..Our results show that a genuine osteogenic potential is associated with the hMSSM and can contribute to development of successful sinus augmentation techniques...
  28. doi Mercury dispersal to arroyo and coastal sediments from abandoned copper mine operations, el Boléo, Baja California
    Fyodor Kot
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Experimental Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 82:20-5. 2009
    ..26 to 3.16 mg kg(-1), forming a halo of anomalously high concentrations. The coastal marine sediments, particularly those close to the copper smelter in the town of Santa Rosalía, also display some mercury enrichment...
  29. doi Fetal cerebrovascular circulation: a review of prenatal ultrasound assessment
    S Degani
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bnei Zion Medical Center, Ruth and Baruch Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 66:184-96. 2008
    ..However, caution is advised before applying research data into practice. The clinical utility is well established in situations of fetal compromise such as growth restriction and anemia...
  30. ncbi The neuroprotective mechanism of action of the multimodal drug ladostigil
    Orly Weinreb
    Eve Topf and USA National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research and Department of Pharmacology, Rappaport Family Research Institute, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    Front Biosci 13:5131-7. 2008
    ..Altogether, these scientific findings make ladostigil a potentially valuable drug for the treatment of AD...
  31. ncbi A theoretical study of the distribution of insulin-like growth factor in human articular cartilage
    Efrath Barta
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Julius Silver Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Theor Biol 241:628-38. 2006
    ..There is a lower bound to the number of cell receptors and of immobile binding sites. Parameters that await experimental determination are identified...
  32. ncbi Attention-based dynamic visual search using inner-scene similarity: algorithms and bounds
    Tamar Avraham
    Computer Science Department, Technion I I T, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 28:251-64. 2006
    ..Several experiments are presented in which the statistical characteristics, search algorithm, and bound are evaluated and verified...
  33. ncbi Safety in the histochemistry laboratory
    R Coleman
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Acta Histochem 103:253-60. 2001
    ..Despite the abundance of chemical hazards in the histochemistry laboratory, the overall number of work accidents and injuries remains low...
  34. pmc Effect of maternal tocolysis on the incidence of severe periventricular/intraventricular haemorrhage in very low birthweight infants
    Z Weintraub
    Neonatal Department, Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michael Street, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 85:F13-7. 2001
    ..To examine the relation between grade III-IV periventricular/intraventricular haemorrhage (PVH/IVH) and antenatal exposure to tocolytic treatment in very low birthweight (VLBW) premature infants...
  35. ncbi Invading basal cell carcinoma of the jaw: an under-evaluated complex entity
    R M Nagler
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Anticancer Res 21:759-64. 2001
    ..Such therapy requires a combination of modalities offered by both plastic and maxillofacial surgeons, as well as oral and dental rehabilitators...
  36. ncbi Human serum paraoxonases (PON1) Q and R selectively decrease lipid peroxides in human coronary and carotid atherosclerotic lesions: PON1 esterase and peroxidase-like activities
    M Aviram
    Lipid Research Laboratory, Technion Faculty of Medicine, The Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Circulation 101:2510-7. 2000
    ..PON1 protects LDL from oxidation, and during LDL oxidation, PON1 is inactivated...
  37. ncbi Ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis: biological regulation via destruction
    A Ciechanover
    Department of Biochemistry, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and the Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Bioessays 22:442-51. 2000
    ..Substrate recognition is governed by a large family ubiquitin ligases that recognize the substrates, bind them and catalyze/facilitate their interaction with ubiquitin...
  38. ncbi Force-velocity relationship and biochemical-to-mechanical energy conversion by the sarcomere
    A Landesberg
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Heart System Research Center, Julius Silver Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 278:H1274-84. 2000
    ..The last two elements dissipate as heat...
  39. ncbi Pre-employment screening and applicants' attitudes toward an employment opportunity
    A Rafaeli
    Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 139:700-12. 1999
    ..The participants considered knowledge testing, compared with personality testing, more job related, less invasive of privacy, and less sensitive to the amount of time spent testing...
  40. ncbi Multiple constraint organization in the brain: a theory for schizophrenia
    A Peled
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
    Brain Res Bull 49:245-50. 1999
    ..The reconceptualizations proposed in this work could generate testable predictions relevant to brain research in schizophrenia and may prove useful for devising a more etiologically oriented diagnostic system for the disorder...
  41. ncbi Thermal expansion measurements of frozen biological tissues at cryogenic temperatures
    Y Rabin
    Department of Human Oncology, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    J Biomech Eng 120:259-66. 1998
    ..A rapid change of thermal strain near -100 degrees C was also observed, which is likely to be associated with the glass transition process of the cryoprotectant solutions...
  42. ncbi Drug-induced hypoglycemic coma in 102 diabetic patients
    H Ben-Ami
    Department of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Medical Center, and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Arch Intern Med 159:281-4. 1999
    ..Hypoglycemic coma is a continuous threat for diabetic patients treated with insulin and/or oral hypoglycemic agents; it may be associated with substantial morbidity and mortality...
  43. ncbi Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptors
    G Neufeld
    Department of Biology, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel
    FASEB J 13:9-22. 1999
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  44. ncbi Electromechanical characterization of chronic myocardial infarction in the canine coronary occlusion model
    L Gepstein
    Cardiovascular System Laboratory, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Circulation 98:2055-64. 1998
    ..A nonfluoroscopic, catheter-based mapping technique that can spatially associate endocardial mechanical and electrical data was used to quantify electromechanical changes in the canine chronic infarction model...
  45. pmc Epidemiology of bicycle injury, head injury, and helmet use among children in British Columbia: a five year descriptive study. Canadian Hospitals Injury, Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP)
    S Linn
    Department of Epidemiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Inj Prev 4:122-5. 1998
    ..The odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) were calculated for non-users compared with helmet users...
  46. ncbi Is dual-task slowing instruction dependent?
    J Levy
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego 92093, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:862-9. 2001
    ..Equalizing task priority was not sufficient to eliminate interference; relatively unusual cases in which dual-task interference is eliminated seem to depend on task-specific features...
  47. ncbi Plasma homocysteine levels in obstructive sleep apnea: association with cardiovascular morbidity
    L Lavie
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 120:900-8. 2001
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  48. ncbi Preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of a soluble form of MntC, a periplasmic manganese-binding component of an ABC-type Mn transporter from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Noam Adir
    Department of Chemistry and Institute of Catalysis, Science and Technology, Technion, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 58:1476-8. 2002
    ..The crystals belong to space group P6(2)22, with unit-cell parameters a = b = 128.1, c = 90.0 A and a single molecule in the asymmetric unit. The crystals diffract to 2.6 A under cryoconditions using synchrotron radiation...
  49. ncbi [Alcohol: a risk factor for breast cancer]
    Isaac Roisman
    Horev Medical Center, Haifa
    Harefuah 145:39-41, 77. 2006
    ..Specifically, there was a 7% increase in risk with each 10 gr. of alcohol per day. Therefore, women who drink should do so at low levels, and in many cases this will mean drinking less...
  50. ncbi A novel missense mutation in SLC5A2 encoding SGLT2 underlies autosomal-recessive renal glucosuria and aminoaciduria
    Daniella Magen
    Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Meyer Children s Hospital, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Kidney Int 67:34-41. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of three unrelated consanguineous families with FRG accompanied by aminoaciduria...
  51. ncbi Frozen section examination of endometrial curettings in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy
    Shlomi Barak
    Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya and Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:43-7. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the accuracy and validity of frozen section analysis of endometrial curettings in differentiating between abnormal intrauterine and ectopic pregnancies...
  52. ncbi UASB reactor for domestic wastewater treatment at low temperatures: a comparison between a classical UASB and hybrid UASB-filter reactor
    B Lew
    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion Haifa, Israel
    Water Sci Technol 49:295-301. 2004
    ..The decrease in temperature was also followed by an increase in the effluent TSS concentration in both reactors. At 14 and 10 degrees C a lower effluent TSS concentration and better performance was observed in the UASB reactor...
  53. ncbi Mathematical framework for modeling tissue growth
    K Y Volokh
    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Biorheology 41:263-9. 2004
    ..It is shown that the theory accommodates the case where stresses are not generated in uniform volumetric growth. It is also found that surface growth corresponds to a boundary layer solution of the governing equations...
  54. ncbi Laser in situ keratomileusis improves visual acuity in some adult eyes with amblyopia
    Irina S Barequet
    The Refractive Surgery Center, Herzliya, Israel
    J Refract Surg 20:25-8. 2004
    ..To report the results of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in a series of adult patients with amblyopia...
  55. ncbi The use of supervisory practices as leverage to improve safety behavior: a cross-level intervention model
    Dov Zohar
    Faculty of Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Safety Res 34:567-77. 2003
    ..The paper presents three intervention studies designed to modify supervisory monitoring and rewarding of subordinates' safety performance...
  56. ncbi Upper airway response to electrical stimulation of the genioglossus in obstructive sleep apnea
    Arie Oliven
    Department of Medicine B, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion, Haifa 31048, Israel
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:2023-9. 2003
    ..Our findings imply that responses in apnea severity to HG-ES can be predicted by characterizing the patient's baseline pressure-flow relationships and response to GG-ES...
  57. ncbi Why is super-resolution so inefficient?
    S G Lipson
    Department of Physics, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Haifa, Israel
    Micron 34:309-12. 2003
    ..We discuss the application of information theory to this problem, in an effort to find an upper limit to the theoretical efficiency of a super-resolving system, as a function of the degree to which its capabilities exceed the Abbe limit...
  58. ncbi Policies designed to enhance the quality of life of children with cancer at the end-of-life
    C S Tadmor
    Department of Pediatric Hemato Oncology, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Hematology, Rambam Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 20:43-54. 2003
    ..Preventive intervention on the Social Action level consists of introducing policies and services in the pediatric hemato-oncology department designed to enhance the quality of life of children with cancer at the end-of-life...
  59. ncbi Haptoglobin phenotype is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes: The Strong Heart Study
    Andrew P Levy
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1984-90. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if the haptoglobin phenotype was predictive of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetic mellitus (DM)...
  60. ncbi Information-theoretic analysis of de-efferented single muscle spindles
    Y Tock
    Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Biol Cybern 87:241-8. 2002
    ..67 bits/spike. A simple muscle-spindle simulation model was analyzed with the same method, emphasizing the important part played by the intrafusal fiber mechanical properties in information transmission...
  61. ncbi Pomegranate juice flavonoids inhibit low-density lipoprotein oxidation and cardiovascular diseases: studies in atherosclerotic mice and in humans
    M Aviram
    Lipid Research Laboratory, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, 31096
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 28:49-62. 2002
    ..Dietary supplementation of polyphenol-rich pomegranate juice to atherosclerotic mice significantly inhibited the development of atherosclerotic lesions and this may be attributed to the protection of LDL against oxidation...
  62. ncbi Roles of ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis in cell cycle control
    A Hershko
    Unit of Biochemistry, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 9:788-99. 1997
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Research Grants10

  1. The Oxidation Hypothesis Revisited:Haptoglobin Genotype and Diabetic Atherosclero
    Andrew Levy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this project we will study the mechanism through which the Hp 2-2 genotype promotes HDL dysfunction and how antioxidative therapy can prevent and reverse this process. ..
  2. HYPOXIA INDUCIBLE VEGF PRODUCTION IN SLEEP APNEA
    Andrew Levy; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. The Oxidation Hypothesis Revisited:Haptoglobin Genotype and Diabetic Atherosclero
    ANDREW PETER LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this project we will study the mechanism through which the Hp 2-2 genotype promotes HDL dysfunction and how antioxidative therapy can prevent and reverse this process. ..
  4. Regulation of cyclosome/APC in the human cell cycle
    Avram Hershko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..