pliability

Summary

Summary: The quality or state of being able to be bent or creased repeatedly. (From Webster, 3d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Contrasting IgG structures reveal extreme asymmetry and flexibility
    Erica Ollmann Saphire
    Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Mol Biol 319:9-18. 2002
  2. ncbi Adjacent segment mobility after rigid and semirigid instrumentation of the lumbar spine
    Balkan Cakir
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1287-91. 2009
  3. ncbi Mechanical response of nickel-titanium instruments with different cross-sectional designs during shaping of simulated curved canals
    H C Kim
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
    Int Endod J 42:593-602. 2009
  4. ncbi Comparative study of torsional and bending properties for six models of nickel-titanium root canal instruments with different cross-sections
    Xuejun Xu
    State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex System and Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Endod 32:372-5. 2006
  5. ncbi Factors influencing the fracture of nickel-titanium rotary instruments
    B Martin
    Division of Dental Pathology and Therapeutics, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Int Endod J 36:262-6. 2003
  6. pmc The effect of warm-up, static stretching and dynamic stretching on hamstring flexibility in previously injured subjects
    Kieran O'Sullivan
    Physiotherapy Department, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:37. 2009
  7. ncbi The biomechanical and clinical significance of the lumbar erector spinae flexion-relaxation phenomenon: a review of literature
    Christopher J Colloca
    Department of Kinesiology, Exercise and Sport Science Research Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:623-31. 2005
  8. ncbi A comparison of two muscle energy techniques for increasing flexibility of the hamstring muscle group
    Madeleine Smith
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:312-7. 2008
  9. ncbi A numerical method for predicting the bending fatigue life of NiTi and stainless steel root canal instruments
    G S P Cheung
    Area of Endodontics, Comprehensive Dental Care, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Int Endod J 44:357-61. 2011
  10. ncbi Effects of frequency of static stretching on straight-leg raise in elementary school children
    F M Santonja Medina
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:304-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications236 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Contrasting IgG structures reveal extreme asymmetry and flexibility
    Erica Ollmann Saphire
    Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Mol Biol 319:9-18. 2002
    ..The two separate hinges assume different conformations in order to accommodate the vastly different placements of the two Fab domains relative to the Fc domain. Interestingly, only one of two possible intra-hinge disulfides is formed...
  2. ncbi Adjacent segment mobility after rigid and semirigid instrumentation of the lumbar spine
    Balkan Cakir
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1287-91. 2009
    ..Retrospective radiographic analysis of lumbar spine range of motion (ROM) after monosegmental fusion and posterior dynamic stabilization at the level L4-L5...
  3. ncbi Mechanical response of nickel-titanium instruments with different cross-sectional designs during shaping of simulated curved canals
    H C Kim
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
    Int Endod J 42:593-602. 2009
    ..To evaluate how different cross-sectional designs affect stress distribution in nickel-titanium (NiTi) instruments during bending, torsion and simulated shaping of a curved canal...
  4. ncbi Comparative study of torsional and bending properties for six models of nickel-titanium root canal instruments with different cross-sections
    Xuejun Xu
    State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex System and Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Endod 32:372-5. 2006
    ..As the area of the inner core of the cross-section increased, the model was more torque-resistant...
  5. ncbi Factors influencing the fracture of nickel-titanium rotary instruments
    B Martin
    Division of Dental Pathology and Therapeutics, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Int Endod J 36:262-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of rotational speed and the angle and radius of curvature of root canals on the fracture of two types of nickel-titanium rotary instruments: K3 and ProTaper...
  6. pmc The effect of warm-up, static stretching and dynamic stretching on hamstring flexibility in previously injured subjects
    Kieran O'Sullivan
    Physiotherapy Department, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:37. 2009
    ..This study examined the short-term effects of warm-up, static stretching and dynamic stretching on hamstring flexibility in individuals with previous hamstring injury and uninjured controls...
  7. ncbi The biomechanical and clinical significance of the lumbar erector spinae flexion-relaxation phenomenon: a review of literature
    Christopher J Colloca
    Department of Kinesiology, Exercise and Sport Science Research Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:623-31. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the biomedical literature to ascertain the biomechanical and clinical significance of the lumbar erector spinae flexion-relaxation phenomenon (FRP)...
  8. ncbi A comparison of two muscle energy techniques for increasing flexibility of the hamstring muscle group
    Madeleine Smith
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:312-7. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that altering the duration of the passive stretch component does not have a significant impact on the efficacy of MET for short-term increases in muscle extensibility...
  9. ncbi A numerical method for predicting the bending fatigue life of NiTi and stainless steel root canal instruments
    G S P Cheung
    Area of Endodontics, Comprehensive Dental Care, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Int Endod J 44:357-61. 2011
    ..To evaluate the bending fatigue lifetime of nickel-titanium alloy (NiTi) and stainless steel (SS) endodontic files using finite element analysis...
  10. ncbi Effects of frequency of static stretching on straight-leg raise in elementary school children
    F M Santonja Medina
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:304-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of different frequencies of a stretching exercise program on lower extremity range of motion (ROM) in prepubertal schoolchildren...
  11. ncbi A mathematical model for describing the mechanical behaviour of root canal instruments
    E W Zhang
    Department of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Int Endod J 44:72-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish a general mathematical model for describing the mechanical behaviour of root canal instruments by combining a theoretical analytical approach with a numerical finite-element method...
  12. ncbi Fracture force, deflection, and toughness of acrylic denture repairs involving glass fiber reinforcement
    Ioannis Kostoulas
    Section of Removable Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Prosthodont 17:257-61. 2008
    ..Another group was repaired with autopolymerized resin after wetting the repair site with methyl methacrylate (MA-MMA) for 180 seconds. A group of intact specimens was used as control...
  13. ncbi Flexural strength of heat-polymerized polymethyl methacrylate denture resin reinforced with glass, aramid, or nylon fibers
    J John
    Department of Prosthodontics, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Kuvempu University, Davangere, Karnatata, India
    J Prosthet Dent 86:424-7. 2001
    ..Despite the favorable properties of conventional PMMA used as a denture base material, its fracture resistance could be improved...
  14. ncbi Folded-back solution structure of monomeric factor H of human complement by synchrotron X-ray and neutron scattering, analytical ultracentrifugation and constrained molecular modelling
    M Aslam
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    J Mol Biol 309:1117-38. 2001
    ..This outcome is attributed to several long linker sequences. These bent-back domain structures may correspond to conformational flexibility in FH and enable the multiple FH binding sites for C3 and heparin to come into close proximity...
  15. ncbi The stiff total knee arthroplasty: causality and solution
    Giles R Scuderi
    Insall Scott Kelly, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 178 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:23-6. 2005
    ..When performing a revision arthroplasty, it is important to know the reason for failure and loss of motion because failure to identify the cause of stiffness may result in recurrence of the problem...
  16. ncbi Flexural strength and fracture toughness of dental core ceramics
    Handan Yilmaz
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 98:120-8. 2007
    ..Many different strengthened all-ceramic core materials are available. In vitro study of their mechanical properties, such as flexural strength and fracture toughness, is necessary before they are used clinically...
  17. ncbi Some flexural properties of a nylon denture base polymer
    N Yunus
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Oral Rehabil 32:65-71. 2005
    ..The flexural strength of nylon was significantly lower than those of Meliodent and Acron MC but was comparable with Lucitone 199. A 24-h immersion in the disinfecting solution increased the rigidity of nylon denture base material...
  18. ncbi A flexible polymer tube lab-chip integrated with microsensors for smart microcatheter
    Chunyan Li
    Microsystems and BioMEMS Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 814 Rhodes Hall, Cincinnati, OH, 45221 0030, USA
    Biomed Microdevices 10:671-9. 2008
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  19. ncbi Structural reliability of alumina-, feldspar-, leucite-, mica- and zirconia-based ceramics
    J Tinschert
    Subdepartment for Dental Materials Science and Department of Prosthodontics, University of Aachen, Paulwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    J Dent 28:529-35. 2000
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  20. ncbi Mechanical properties of commercial high strength ceramic core materials
    A S Rizkalla
    Division of Biomaterials Science, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, N6A 5C1 London, Ont, Canada
    Dent Mater 20:207-12. 2004
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  21. ncbi The acute effects of combined static and dynamic stretch protocols on fifty-meter sprint performance in track-and-field athletes
    Iain M Fletcher
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, University of Luton, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 21:784-7. 2007
    ..It was concluded that passive static stretching in a warm-up decreases sprint performance, despite being combined with dynamic stretches, when compared to a solely dynamic stretch approach...
  22. ncbi Physical properties and microstructural characterization of dental porcelains mixed with distilled water and modeling liquid
    G Sinmazişik
    Vocational School of Health Related Professions, Marmara University, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dent Mater 22:735-45. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to microstructurally characterize and to make comparisons of the physical properties of sintered dental porcelains prepared by mixing with distilled water and with their modeling liquid...
  23. ncbi Effect of surface roughness on flexural strength of veneer ceramics
    H Fischer
    Department of Dental Prosthetics, Section of Dental Materials, University RWTH Aachen, Germany
    J Dent Res 82:972-5. 2003
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  24. ncbi Passive energy return after repeated stretches of the hamstring muscle-tendon unit
    S P Magnusson
    Team Danmark Test Center Sports Medicine Research Unit, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1160-4. 2000
    ..However, a total of 7.5 min (5 x 90 s) of stretching for a single muscle group may be an unrealistic stretching program...
  25. ncbi Micromechanics of isolated sickle cell hemoglobin fibers: bending moduli and persistence lengths
    Jiang Cheng Wang
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Mol Biol 315:601-12. 2002
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  26. ncbi Flexibility and extensibility in the titin molecule: analysis of electron microscope data
    L Tskhovrebova
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    J Mol Biol 310:755-71. 2001
    ..The microscope data directly illustrate the relationship between titin conformation and the magnitude of applied force. They also suggest the presence of torsional stiffness in the molecule, which may affect considerations of elasticity...
  27. ncbi Design of braided composite cardiovascular catheters based on required axial, flexural, and torsional rigidities
    Jason Carey
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G8
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 70:73-81. 2004
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  28. ncbi Signals for TBP/TATA box recognition
    A Bareket-Samish
    Department of Biology, Technion, Technion City, Haifa, 32000, Israel
    J Mol Biol 299:965-77. 2000
    ..This effect is limited however to target sites with alternating TA sequences, whereas the AdMLP target, containing an A tract, is not influenced by these changes...
  29. ncbi Flexibility and passive resistance of the hamstrings of young adults using two different static stretching protocols
    S P Chan
    Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 11:81-6. 2001
    ..Both protocols are effective in terms of improving flexibility of hamstrings. However, if injury is reduced when there is relatively lower passive resistance at the end-of-range, then the eight-week training regimen would be recommended...
  30. ncbi The impact of stretching on sports injury risk: a systematic review of the literature
    Stephen B Thacker
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:371-8. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review to assess the evidence for the effectiveness of stretching as a tool to prevent injuries in sports and to make recommendations for research and prevention...
  31. ncbi Fatigue and mechanical properties of nickel-titanium endodontic instruments
    Grégoire Kuhn
    Faculty of Dentistry, University Denis Diderot, Paris, France
    J Endod 28:716-20. 2002
    ..In clinical usage, it is important to consider different canal shapes. It could be proposed that only few cycles of use is safe for very curved canals but to follow the manufacturer's advise for straight canals...
  32. ncbi Repair strength of autopolymerizing, microwave, and conventional heat-polymerized acrylic resins
    Rodrigo Nunes Rached
    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana PUCPR, Dental Branch, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Prosthet Dent 92:79-82. 2004
    ..Acrylic resin dentures are susceptible to fracture after clinical use. The repair procedure should be time saving, strong, and should not affect dimensional accuracy...
  33. ncbi A prospective comparison of the coronal deformity correction in thoracic scoliosis using four different instrumentations and the fulcrum-bending radiograph
    K D K Luk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Hong Kong, The Duchess of Kent Children s Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:560-3. 2004
    ..A prospective study on comparing coronal deformity correction in thoracic scoliosis using four different instrumentations...
  34. ncbi Protein flexibility: its role in structure and mechanism revealed by molecular simulations
    G Dodson
    Division of Protein Structure, National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London, NW7 1AA, United Kingdom
    Cell Mol Life Sci 63:207-19. 2006
    ..Thus simulations can now provide a powerful tool for investigating protein mechanisms that complements the existing and the emerging experimental techniques...
  35. ncbi Does stretching improve performance? A systematic and critical review of the literature
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 14:267-73. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article was to evaluate the clinical and basic science evidence surrounding the hypothesis that stretching improves performance...
  36. ncbi Flexibility of prolyl oligopeptidase: molecular dynamics and molecular framework analysis of the potential substrate pathways
    Monika Fuxreiter
    Institute of Enzymology, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    Proteins 60:504-12. 2005
    ..Catalytic effect of engineered disulfide bridges was rationalized by characterizing the concerted motions of the two domains...
  37. ncbi Modes of failure of ProTaper nickel-titanium rotary instruments after clinical use
    Xi Wei
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Guanghua College of Stomatology, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, 510055, China
    J Endod 33:276-9. 2007
    ..Our study demonstrated that inspecting the fractured surface at high-power magnification by SEM is a better method to reveal the mode of NiTi rotary instrument separation...
  38. ncbi The effectiveness of 3 stretching techniques on hamstring flexibility using consistent stretching parameters
    D Scott Davis
    Department of Human Performance and Exercise Science, Division of Physical Therapy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:27-32. 2005
    ..These data also suggest that active self-stretching and PNF-R stretching 1 repetition for 30 seconds 3 days per week is not sufficient to significantly increase hamstring length in this population...
  39. ncbi Measurement of select physical and mechanical properties of 3 machinable ceramic materials
    David G Charlton
    Naval Institute for Dental and Biomedical Research, Great Lakes, IL 60088, USA
    Quintessence Int 39:573-9. 2008
    ..To measure select physical and mechanical properties of 3 machinable ceramic materials (IPS Empress CAD, Ivoclar Vivadent; Vitablocs Mark II, Vident; Paradigm C, 3M ESPE)...
  40. ncbi Protein flexibility and computer-aided drug design
    Chung F Wong
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0365, USA
    Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol 43:31-45. 2003
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  41. ncbi Estimation of the Young's modulus of articular cartilage using an arthroscopic indentation instrument and ultrasonic measurement of tissue thickness
    J Toyras
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, POB 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    J Biomech 34:251-6. 2001
    ..Ultrasound measurements also provide diagnostically important information about cartilage thickness as well as knowledge of the integrity of the superficial zone of cartilage...
  42. ncbi Effect of 180-week water storage on the flexural properties of E-glass and silica fiber acrylic resin composite
    P K Vallittu
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials Project, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Int J Prosthodont 13:334-9. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of long-term water immersion on the flexural properties of fiber-reinforced composite...
  43. ncbi Repair strength of hypoallergenic denture base materials
    Peter Pfeiffer
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Oral Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Prosthet Dent 100:292-301. 2008
    ..The goal for repaired fractured dentures fabricated from hypoallergenic denture base materials is to restore the dentures to their original strength...
  44. ncbi Heat-cured acrylic resin repaired with microwave-cured one: bond strength and surface texture
    R N Rached
    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Dental School, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil University of Campinas, Piracicaba Dental School, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Oral Rehabil 28:370-5. 2001
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  45. ncbi Influence of flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of a hovering wing
    Marcos Vanella
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:95-105. 2009
    ..In addition, it points to the importance of considering non-linear resonances for enhancing aerodynamic performance...
  46. ncbi Effect of chemical disinfectants and repair materials on the transverse strength of repaired heat-polymerized acrylic resin
    Ayman E Ellakwa
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Biomaterials Unit, College of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    J Prosthodont 15:300-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate both the effects of immersion in different chemical disinfectant solutions and the type of repair material on the transverse strength of repaired heat-polymerized acrylic resin...
  47. ncbi Evaluation of mechanical properties of dental ceramic core materials in combination with porcelains
    K Zeng
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 11:183-9. 1998
    ..This paper describes the mechanical testing of dental ceramic core materials in combination with porcelains to simulate the real service conditions for dental applications...
  48. ncbi Traction radiography performed under general anesthetic: a new technique for assessing idiopathic scoliosis curves
    Ben J Davis
    Hartshill Orthopaedic Unit, City General Hospital, Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2466-70. 2004
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  49. ncbi Objective assessment of burn scar vascularity, erythema, pliability, thickness, and planimetry
    Gisele V Oliveira
    Department of Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children and The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:48-58. 2005
    ..There is currently a lack of objective methods to assess scars...
  50. ncbi Passive force, angle, and stiffness changes after stretching of hamstring muscles
    Duncan A Reid
    Physical Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1944-8. 2004
    ..However, few studies have examined changes in passive resistive forces and related these changes to increases in range of motion...
  51. ncbi Single-rod versus dual-rod anterior instrumentation for idiopathic scoliosis: a biomechanical study
    Thomas G Lowe
    Woodridge Spine Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:311-7. 2005
    ..Anterior single- and dual-rod instrumented human and ovine thoracolumbar spines, with and without structural interbody support (SIS), were biomechanically tested and compared in flexion, lateral bending, and torsion...
  52. ncbi Tissue tonometry is a simple, objective measure for pliability of burn scar: is it reliable?
    Ian Lye
    Curtin University of Technology and Thornlie Physiotherapy Centre, and Royal Perth Hospital, McComb Foundation and Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Burn Care Res 27:82-5. 2006
    ..This work examines the validity and reliability of the tonometer as a means of quantifying scar pliability. Ten burn survivors were recruited into the study...
  53. ncbi Interface effects on mechanical properties of particle-reinforced composites
    S Debnath
    Department of Chemistry, Temple University, 1947 N 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dent Mater 20:677-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that composite flexural modulus, flexure strength, and toughness are directly proportional to filler-matrix interfacial shear strength...
  54. ncbi Role of investment interaction layer on strength and toughness of ceramic laminates
    Burak Taskonak
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, P O Box 100405, Gainesville, FL 32610 0405, USA
    Dent Mater 20:701-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that the interaction of a core ceramic with investment material can significantly reduce the flexural strength and the fracture toughness of core/veneer ceramic laminates...
  55. ncbi Restoration of non-carious cervical lesions Part II. Restorative material selection to minimise fracture
    I P Ichim
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, 310 Great King Street, Dunedin 9001, New Zealand
    Dent Mater 23:1562-9. 2007
    ..It investigates the influence of the elastic modulus (E) on the failure of cervical restorative materials and aims to identify an E value that will minimise mechanical failure under clinically realistic loading conditions...
  56. ncbi Influence of radiant exposure on contraction stress, degree of conversion and mechanical properties of resin composites
    Fernanda C Calheiros
    Department of Dental Materials, University of Sao Paulo, School of Dentistry, Av Professor Lineu Prestes, 2227, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 900, Brazil
    Dent Mater 22:799-803. 2006
    ..To verify the influence of radiant exposure (H) on contraction stress (CS), degree of conversion (DC) and mechanical properties of two restorative composites...
  57. pmc Apparent interfacial fracture toughness of resin/ceramic systems
    A Della Bona
    School of Dentistry, The University of Passo Fundo, PO Box 611, Passo Fundo, RS, 99001 970, Brazil
    J Dent Res 85:1037-41. 2006
    ..All fractures originated from indentation sites. Estimation of interfacial toughness was feasible by fracture mechanics and fractography. The K(A) for the systems tested was affected by the ceramic microstructure and surface treatment...
  58. ncbi The effect of mechanical undercuts on the strength of composite repair
    Chiayi Shen
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0446, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1406-12; quiz 1467-8. 2004
    ..The authors conducted an in vitro study to test the hypothesis that undercuts prepared in old composite restorations could improve the strength between the restoration and a flowable composite as repair material...
  59. ncbi Properties of silorane-based dental resins and composites containing a stress-reducing monomer
    J David Eick
    Department of Oral Biology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Dent Mater 23:1011-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate properties of silorane-based resins and composites containing a stress reducing monomer...
  60. ncbi Effects of cavity configuration on composite restoration
    Kyoung Kyu Choi
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea
    Oper Dent 29:462-9. 2004
    ..Mean microtensile bond strength to dentin was also decreased with increasing C-factor for both types of composites. Microleakage scores for the hybrid composite restorations were generally higher than the microhybrid composite...
  61. ncbi Effect of thermal cycling on composites reinforced with two differently sized silica-glass fibers
    Gökçe Meriç
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Dent Mater 23:1157-63. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of thermal cycling on the flexural properties of composites reinforced with two differently sized fibers...
  62. ncbi Properties of a dental resin composite with a spherical inorganic filler
    Huan Lu
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Oper Dent 31:734-40. 2006
    ..Overall, the microfilled composites had lower strength than the other composites except Renamel for CS. All the materials had a similar shrinkage pattern in that about 99% of shrinkage occurred in less than 24 hours...
  63. ncbi Physical and mechanical properties of an experimental dental composite based on a new monomer
    M Atai
    Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute IPPI, P O Box 14965 115 Tehran, Iran
    Dent Mater 20:663-8. 2004
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  64. pmc Effects of calcium phosphate nanoparticles on Ca-PO4 composite
    H H K Xu
    Paffenbarger Research Center, American Dental Association Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building 224, Room A 153, Stop 8546, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 8546, USA
    J Dent Res 86:378-83. 2007
    ..These new nano-composites could provide the needed combination of stress-bearing and caries-inhibiting capabilities...
  65. ncbi Fatigue strengths of particulate filler composites reinforced with fibers
    Ji Myung Bae
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, Wonkwang University, Shinyong Dong, Iksan City, Jeonbuk, Korea
    Dent Mater J 23:166-74. 2004
    ..Unidirectional glass fibers showed higher reinforcing effects on the fatigue strengths of composite resins. The strain of UHMWPE-reinforced composite was largest...
  66. pmc Fatigue of dentin-composite interfaces with four-point bend
    Michal Staninec
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Dent Mater 24:799-803. 2008
    ..The objective was to determine the fracture and cyclic fatigue properties of composite-dentin beams bonded with a self-etching adhesive in four-point bend...
  67. ncbi Mechanical and fracture behavior of veneer-framework composites for all-ceramic dental bridges
    André R Studart
    Department of Materials, Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, ETH Honggerberg, HCI G 539, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Dent Mater 23:115-23. 2007
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  68. ncbi Effect of coupling agents on the local mechanical properties of bioactive dental composites by the nano-indentation technique
    Emily Ho
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Lebow Rm 336, 32 Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dent Mater 21:656-64. 2005
    ..To examine the use of nano-indentation as a method of determining the interfacial mechanics of bioactive composites for mandibular bone substitutes...
  69. ncbi Flexure strength evaluation of a laboratory-processed fiber-reinforced composite resin
    Mohammed Al-Darwish
    Dental Department, Hamad Medical Corp, Doha, Qatar
    J Prosthet Dent 97:266-70. 2007
    ..A fiber-reinforced composite resin system has been introduced for posterior restorations; however, little information is known regarding possible degradation of its flexure strength with respect to aging and cyclic loading...
  70. ncbi Fatigue of zirconia under cyclic loading in water and its implications for the design of dental bridges
    André R Studart
    Department of Materials, Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, ETH Honggerberg, HCI G 539, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Dent Mater 23:106-14. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cyclic fatigue behavior of zirconia (3Y-TZP) in water and derive guidelines for the design of zirconia-based dental bridges with extended lifetime...
  71. ncbi Influence of ceramic thickness on mechanical properties and polymer structure of dual-cured resin luting agents
    Xiangfeng Meng
    Division of Applied Prosthodontics, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Dent Mater 24:594-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the influence of ceramic thickness on the mechanical properties and polymer structure (degree conversion and cross-linking density) of three dual-cured resin luting agents...
  72. ncbi The effect of a leucite-containing ceramic filler on the abrasive wear of dental composites
    Mohammad Atai
    Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, P O Box 14965 115, Tehran, Iran
    Dent Mater 23:1181-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate abrasive wear of a dental composite based on a leucite-containing (KAlSi2O2 ceramic filler, and to compare it with the wear of a composite based on commonly used aluminum barium silicate glass filler...
  73. ncbi Fracture strength of teeth with flared root canals restored with glass fibre posts
    Gerson Bonfante
    Int Dent J 57:153-60. 2007
    ..To investigate the fracture strength and pattern of failure of teeth with weakened roots reconstructed by different procedures...
  74. ncbi The effect of ceramic and porous fillers on the mechanical properties of experimental dental composites
    A A Zandinejad
    Restorative Department, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 5583, Tehran, Iran
    Dent Mater 22:382-7. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi Fiber-reinforced composite substructure: load-bearing capacity of an onlay restoration and flexural properties of the material
    Sufyan K Garoushi
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Finland
    J Contemp Dent Pract 7:1-8. 2006
    ..In addition, flexural properties of the material combination and the effect of polymerization devices were tested...
  76. ncbi The physical properties of a machinable resin composite for esthetic restorations
    Youhei Hamakubo
    Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Oral Rehabilitation, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Japan
    Dent Mater J 24:24-9. 2005
    ..Marginal tipping was also observed in ET and CE. Within the limits of the current study, CO showed physical properties favorable for constructing esthetic restorations...
  77. ncbi The in-vitro clinical failure of all-ceramic crowns and the connector area of fixed partial dentures: the influence of interfacial surface roughness
    Garry J P Fleming
    Biomaterials Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chad s Queensway, Birmingham B4 6NN, UK
    J Dent 33:405-12. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi Influence of surface and heat treatments on the flexural strength of a glass-infiltrated alumina/zirconia-reinforced dental ceramic
    Massimiliano Guazzato
    Biomaterials Science Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, United Dental Hospital, Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia
    Dent Mater 21:454-63. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi The static strength and modulus of fiber reinforced denture base polymer
    Katja K Narva
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials Research, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Dent Mater 21:421-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determinate static three-point flexural strength and modulus of denture base polymer that had been reinforced with different fiber reinforcements...
  80. ncbi In-vitro evaluation of the material characteristics of stainless steel and beta-titanium orthodontic wires
    Astrid Verstrynge
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:460-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the material characteristics of contemporary stainless steel (SS) and beta-titanium (beta-Ti) wires, also known as titanium-molybdenum alloy (TMA), for comparison...
  81. ncbi Characterization of nanofilled compared to universal and microfilled composites
    Sébastien Beun
    School of Dentistry and Stomatology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Dent Mater 23:51-9. 2007
    ..The degrees of conversion of the materials photopolymerized using halogen and LED units were also investigated...
  82. ncbi The influence of cement lute, thermocycling and surface preparation on the strength of a porcelain laminate veneering material
    Owen Addison
    Biomaterials Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chads Queensway, Birmingham B4 6NN, UK
    Dent Mater 20:286-92. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine the impact of thermocycling on the development of surface flaws on the cemented surfaces of PLV restorations prepared by acid-etching or alumina (Al2O3) abrasion...
  83. ncbi Mechanical properties of visible light-cured resins reinforced with hydroxyapatite for dental restoration
    Raul W Arcís
    Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona, Campus de la UAB, Bellaterra, Spain
    Dent Mater 18:49-57. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure and analyze the mechanical properties of several composite materials designed for dental restoration...
  84. ncbi In vitro characterization of two laboratory-processed resin composites
    A Kakaboura
    Department of Operative Dentistry, University of Athens, Thivon 2, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Dent Mater 19:393-8. 2003
    ..The properties evaluated were degree of C=C conversion, microhardness, roughness, biaxial flexural strength and polymerization shrinkage-strain...
  85. ncbi Fracture toughness (K(IC) of a hot-pressed core ceramic based on fractographic analysis of fractured ceramic FPDs
    Won suck Oh
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0435, USA
    Int J Prosthodont 16:135-40. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Biaxial flexural strength, elastic moduli, and x-ray diffraction characterization of three pressable all-ceramic materials
    Mohammad Albakry
    Biomaterials Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, National Innovation Centre, Eveleigh, New South Wales, Australia
    J Prosthet Dent 89:374-80. 2003
    ..Before the release of an advanced ceramic material, independent assessment of its strength, elastic modulus, and phase composition is necessary for comparison with peer materials...
  87. ncbi Shear punch strength and flexural strength of model composites with varying filler volume fraction, particle size and silanation
    Iwao Ikejima
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental Materials Science Unit, The Dental School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Framlington Place, NE2 4BW, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dent Mater 19:206-11. 2003
    ..The effect of filler volume fraction, particle size and silanation on shear punch strength, flexural strength and flexural modulus of model composites has been evaluated...
  88. ncbi Long-term water-aging of whisker-reinforced polymer-matrix composites
    H H K Xu
    Paffenbarger Research Center, 100 Bureau Dr Stop 8546, American Dental Association Health Foundation, Building 224, Room A 153, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 8546, USA
    J Dent Res 82:48-52. 2003
    ..Whisker composites also had higher moduli than the controls. In conclusion, silica-fused whiskers bonded to polymer matrix and resisted long-term water attack, resulting in much stronger composites than the controls after water-aging...
  89. ncbi Mechanical properties of reinforced denture base resin: the effect of position and the number of woven glass fibers
    Takahito Kanie
    Department of Biomaterials Science, Kagoshima University Dental School 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8544, Japan
    Dent Mater J 21:261-9. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the denture base resin reinforced with woven glass fiber was made tougher by increasing the number of woven glass fibers incorporated into the portion under tension...
  90. ncbi Influence of fiber type and wetting agent on the flexural properties of an indirect fiber reinforced composite
    Ayman E Ellakwa
    Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    J Prosthet Dent 88:485-90. 2002
    ..Different fiber types are available for reinforcing composite restorations. Little information exists regarding optimal fiber type/bonding agent combinations...
  91. ncbi The effect of veneering and heat treatment on the flexural strength of Empress 2 ceramics
    M J Cattell
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QM, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, UK
    J Dent 30:161-9. 2002
    ..The aims of the study were to test and compare the biaxial flexural strength and reliability of Empress 2 ceramics after heat treatment and the addition of the veneering material and to characterise their microstructures...
  92. ncbi The effect of surface roughness on the flexure strength of an alumina reinforced all-ceramic crown material
    Gurcharn Bhamra
    Biomaterials Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chad s Queensway, Birmingham B4 6NN, UK
    J Dent 30:153-60. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi Elastic properties of alternative versus single-stranded leveling archwires
    Brian K Rucker
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 122:528-41. 2002
    ..Therefore, the EPR data reported here for superelastic wires truly represent their performance in most clinical situations...
  94. ncbi Elastic flexural properties of multistranded stainless steel versus conventional nickel titanium archwires
    Brian K Rucker
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7575, USA
    Angle Orthod 72:302-9. 2002
    ..Since the properties of strength and range are both proportional to sigma(YS), fabrication using alloys with enhanced sigma(YS) values would allow multistranded SS archwires to compete better against conventional NiTi products...
  95. ncbi Reliability and properties of ground Y-TZP-zirconia ceramics
    R G Luthardt
    Dresden University of Technology, Dental School, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Fetscherstrasse 74, Germany
    J Dent Res 81:487-91. 2002
    ..In conclusion, grinding of Y-TZP needs to be optimized to achieve the CAD/CAM manufacture of all-ceramic restorations with improved strength and reliability...
  96. ncbi The effect of filler loading and morphology on the mechanical properties of contemporary composites
    Kyo Han Kim
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry and Institute of Biomaterials Research and Development, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea
    J Prosthet Dent 87:642-9. 2002
    ..Little information exists regarding the filler morphology and loading of composites with respect to their effects on selected mechanical properties and fracture toughness...
  97. ncbi Laboratory strength of glass ionomer cement, compomers, and resin composites
    Andree Piwowarczyk
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Prosthodont 11:86-91. 2002
    ..The study evaluates the compressive, flexural, and diametral tensile strengths of 8 core build-up materials from different material classes (highly viscous glass ionomer cement, autocured resin composite, and compomers)...
  98. ncbi Mechanical properties of resin cements with different activation modes
    R R Braga
    Department of Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Oral Rehabil 29:257-62. 2002
    ..g. filler content and monomer type) affect the flexural strength of composites. No statistical difference was detected in the flexural modulus among the different groups...
  99. ncbi The flexural properties of fiber-reinforced composite with light-polymerized polymer matrix
    J M Bae
    Department of Dental Materials, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Prosthodont 14:33-9. 2001
    ..Unidirectional glass fibers and polyaramid fiber were effective in reinforcing both flexural strength and elastic modulus of composite resin...
  100. ncbi Effect of novel filler particles on the mechanical and wear properties of dental composites
    D E Ruddell
    Curriculum in Applied and Materials Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Dent Mater 18:72-80. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the method of producing pre-polymerized fused-fiber filler modified composite (PP-FFMC) particles and the effectiveness of incorporating these novel filler particles into dental composites...
  101. ncbi Flexural strength and modulus of a novel ceramic restorative cement intended for posterior restorations as determined by a three-point bending test
    Karin Sunnegårdh-Grönberg
    Department of Odontology, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:87-92. 2003
    ..It can be concluded that the restorative cement Doxadent had significantly lower flexural strength and significantly higher flexural modulus than today's materials used for direct posterior restorations...

Research Grants62

  1. Somatic Stem Cells in Engineered Human Skin
    Steven Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..histology, expression of protein &mRNA), physiology (LRCs in situ), and function (e.g., epidermal barrier, pliability) in vitro and in vivo...
  2. Cytoskeletal Pliability within Cells under Stress: RBCs and Marrow-derived SCs
    Dennis E Discher; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Crystal structures are also rapidly emerging for many structural proteins, but cytoskeletal pliability within cells under stress is essentially unknown and likely underlies various pathophysiological processes ..
  3. Cell Adhesion and the Regulation of Rho GTPases
    Keith Burridge; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will also examine how mechanical tension and substrate rigidity/pliability regulate RhoA activity. Here we have found that some but not all of the same exchange factors are involved...
  4. Nanocrystal delivery to the CNS to improve HIV therapy
    David M Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our approach to target the CNS aims to take advantage of the chemical pliability of gold nanocrystals, allowing them to be armed with chemical moieties that confer antiviral properties and ..
  5. Development of a Novel Composite Surgical Mesh
    David J Vachon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..are 1) their propensity to induce chronic inflammation and excessive fibrosis, with resulting loss of mesh pliability and increased stiffness at the site of the implantation, 2) post mesh implantation infections, and 3) ..
  6. Influence of genetic variation on fungal MAPK signaling and virulence
    Sebastian Treusch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Due to its genetic pliability the budding yeast S...
  7. Determinants of Myogenic, Fibroblastic, and Neuronal Membrane Phenomena
    Alan F Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of migration, and how myosin II mediates mechanotransduction by interpreting and integrating extracellular pliability. We translate these observations to migration in 3-dimensions and to dendritic spine morphology and post ..
  8. Development of New Hemostatic Dressings
    RUBEN SPRETZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. arterial) bleeding. Key features of the device under development are its excellent pliability, biocompatibility, and nano/microengineered structure to maximize performance without requiring excessive ..
  9. HISTOPATHOLOGY OF TEMPORAL BONES
    Isamu Sando; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..organization and cytology; 3) elastin content of cartilage and connective tissue as an indicator of tissue pliability; 4) patterns of expression of myosin isoforms in the tensor veli palatini and levator veli palatini muscles as ..
  10. ANALYSIS AND MANIPULATION OF HUMAN NEOCENTROMERES
    K H Choo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..centromeric and pericentromeric components at the neocentromere; 2) Determining the functional significance and pliability of the various domains using available neocentromere-based minichromosomes, and through treatment with chemicals ..
  11. CERAMIC WHISKER REINFORCEMENT OF DENTAL COMPOSITE RESINS
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  12. Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste Water
    James Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hypothesis: Element mercury released in DWW is converted to Hg(lI) and then in more limited amounts to methyl-mercury by specific biofilm bacterial species in the Dental sewage pipes. ..
  13. Novel Nanostructured Dental Glass-Ionomers for Advanced Dental Restoratives
    Dong Xie; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Novel Amino Acid-Based Glass-Ionomer Biomaterials
    Dong Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. REDUCTION OF COMPOSITE POLYMERIZATION CONTRACTION STRESS
    RONALD SAKAGUCHI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Clinically significant reductions in contraction strain and stress will be produced which will improve the function and longevity of resin composite restorations. ..
  16. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. MECHANISMS OF MICROTUBULE AND MITOTIC SPINDLE ASSEMBLY
    Lynne Cassimeris; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To address these issues, we will apply a number of fluorescence-based imaging methods combined with siRNA or injection of function-blocking proteins or antibodies. ..
  18. UMKC School of Dentistry Oral and Craniofacial Biology
    J Eick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of methods to predict and overcome the detrimental effects of residual limb shape change and ultimately prevent soft-tissue breakdown will help to prevent secondary disability and morbidity in the amputee population. ..
  20. Structural Studies of NAGS
    Dashuang Shi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. BACTERIAL CHEMOTAXIS: A COMPUTER-BASED STUDY
    Dennis Bray; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, the intimate involvement of computational and experimental approaches in our study will both contribute to, and derive benefit from, the raidly expanding area of systems biology. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Development of a Geometric Forefoot Model: A tool for Clinical Decision Making
    Howard Hillstrom; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..One goal of the proposed model is to predict the abnormally high pressures beneath these patients' feet so as to alert clinicians and suggest a course of action. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. ALEXSA Adaptation for Use in Large Scale Substance Use Surveys
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Ultrathin silicon nanofilters for efficient and small scale molecular separations
    James McGrath; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These abilities are expected to enable a host of new small scale clinical and diagnostic devices. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Osteoblast stimulation effects on osteoclast activity
    Marnie Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work has several clinically relevant applications including implant- and metastatic-induced osteolysis, osteoporosis, osteopetrosis, fracture healing and functional tissue engineering. ..
  26. Instrumentation Upgrade for a FEI , T12 Electron Cryo-Microscope
    Dorit Hanein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Structure and Function of Proteins in the Unfolded Protein Response
    Zhaohui Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from these studies will significantly broaden and deepen our understanding towards to the molecular mechanism underlying the UPR activation. ..
  28. Multi-Resolution Docking Methods for Electron Microscopy
    Willy Wriggers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The algorithmic and methodological developments will be distributed freely through the established internet-based mechanisms employed for the Situs docking package. ..
  29. NEUROCHEMISTRY OF GESTATION-PRODUCED ANALGESIA
    Alan R Gintzler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Devices for Treating Inflammatory Bone Loss in an Oral Environment
    David A Puleo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will develop multifunctional, unitary, controlled release devices that halt the detrimental processes and stimulate localized tissue repair in sites compromised by bacteria. ..
  31. Skin Adaptation to Mechanical Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By understanding the process of skin adaptation (natural skin strengthening) at both a cellular and molecular level, therapies to encourage skin adaptation before breakdown occurs can be intelligently pursued. ..
  32. Structure and Function of Proteins in Unfolded Protein Response
    Zhaohui Xu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results we obtained from these studies have the potential for providing novel insights into human disease and may also lead to new therapeutic strategies. ..
  33. HYBRIDIZED DENTIN: BIOMIMETIC MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION
    Jayalakshmi Vaidyanathan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Binding studies between the ligands and collagen will be conducted by:1) a novel immunochemical binding assay developed by us; and 2) isothermal titration calorimetry, and related to computed interaction energy values. ..
  34. STRUCTURAL BASIS OF GANGLIOSIDE RECOGNITION
    Christine Wright; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  35. MOLECULAR RECOGNITION IN BACTERIAL PROTEIN TRANSLOCATION
    Zhaohui Xu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The combination of these approaches will help us to understand the physical chemistry that govern protein translocation by the Sec system. ..
  36. Genes Controlling the Renal Handling of Phosphate
    Ralph Meyer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such intervention may improve the skeletal symptoms of patients with hypophosphatemic bone disease and improve their quality of life. ..
  37. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  38. Exercise & influenza immunity:Psychoneuroendocrine Model
    Marian Kohut; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings from this study may have relevance from both a clinical and basic research perspective, if moderate exercise is associated with enhanced anti-influenza immunity and improved protection from infection. ..
  39. Molecular Imprinting to Control Cell Responses
    David Puleo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By promoting desired cell activities, biospecific biomaterials can control initial events at the cell-biomaterial interface. ..
  40. Structure Comparison Of Strongly bound Actomyosin States
    Dorit Hanein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will complement the biochemical and biophysical studies of our collaborators Drs. S. Lowey and K. Trybus at the University of Vermont and D. DeRosier at Brandeis University. ..
  41. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: The study results have the potential to significantly improve the accurate diagnosis of biliary strictures. Earlier and more definitive diagnosis will translate into improved treatment options. ..
  42. Physical Activity, Aging and Immune Function
    Jeffrey Woods; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, the biobehavioral approach inherent in our aims will allow us to determine the complexity of the relationship between exercise and immune function. ..
  43. Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Motor Timing Behavior
    Roger Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Assessment of Tissue Response to Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..this technology could be applied to other areas of rehabilitation, for example, shoe design for patients with insensate feet, cushion design for wheelchair users, and mattress design for bedridden patients [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. Spinal Load and Stability during Pushing
    Michael Madigan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. the influence of the inertial mass of the pushed object, the velocity of movement, and compare the spinal loads and stability of pushing a cart versus pushing an overhead lift-assist device. ..
  47. IN VITRO INVESTIGATION OF SLIDING MECHANICS
    Robert Kusy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Safety and efficacy of exercise for individuals with CHF
    Ann Swank; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is hypothesized that strength gains in this investigation will be similar. ..
  49. Dental Composite Resins with Polymer Nanofibers
    Hao Fong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  50. DEVELOPMENT OF A TREATMENT FOR OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA
    R Martin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. DNA BENDING AND CONFORMATIONAL SWITCHING
    J Schurr; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, the effects of binding IHF to the ends of a 277 bp DNA will be studied to determine any effect of the large induced bends on the intervening DNA. ..
  52. Structural Comparison of Strongly-Bound Actomyosin States
    Dorit Hanein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our studies will provide new perspectives to consider for targeted therapeutic diagnostics or intervention. ..
  53. Novel antibacterial agents resistant to inactivation by polyelectrolytes
    Paul A Janmey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current proposal will create or retain 4 jobs. ..
  54. Dentino-enamel junction genetic-structural correlation
    Shane White; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Biomaterials with Rationally Immobilized Growth Factors
    David Puleo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings of these studies will impact the development of bone-contacting biomaterials having the ability to induce desired interracial responses. ..
  56. MECHANISMS OF WOUND HEALING WITH CULTURED HUMAN SKIN
    Steven Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Accomplishment of these objectives will contribute to reduced mortality and morbidity from burns, improved materials for plastic and reconstructive surgery, and development of other tissue and organ substitutes. ..
  57. Charge and size based filtration by ultrathin silicon membranes
    James McGrath; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These abilities are expected to enable a host of new small scale clinical and diagnostic devices. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  59. NEW BIOMATERIALS TO MINIMIZE SCAR TISSUE FORMATION
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e. soft-tissue complications that require surgical repair through use of a biomaterial. The new materials will prevent scar tissue formation and reduce the occurrence of secondary complications. ..
  60. Thiol-Ene Polymers as Dental Restorative Materials
    NEIL CRAMER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The compatibility of monomer formulations with filler particles and the properties of filled systems will be evaluated. Biocompatibility of the new dental restorative materials will also be assessed. ..
  61. The SMD-Relaxed Complex Method for Drug Design
    Rommie Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The success of this new approach will be demonstrated on an essential RNA editing enzyme found in the trypanosomatid pathogens, which are responsible for several devastating tropical diseases. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..