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See detailSelection of lumped parameter models to characterize vascular properties of pulmonary circulation
LAMBERMONT, Bernard ULg; GERARD, P; DETRY, Olivier ULg et al

in American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine (1997), 2

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See detailItinéraires sylvicoles pour la production de frêne de qualité
Claessens, Hugues ULg

Book published by Faculté universitaire des sciences agronomiques de Gembloux (1997)

This paper presents ash in Wallonia (Southern Belgium) and defines its silviculture in the respect of its characteristics (light demanding species, fast juvenile growth, site fertility demanding) and its ... [more ▼]

This paper presents ash in Wallonia (Southern Belgium) and defines its silviculture in the respect of its characteristics (light demanding species, fast juvenile growth, site fertility demanding) and its wood market ( joinery wood, slicing). Two silvicultural ways are presented : “intensive silviculture” and “near-to-nature silviculture”, that are both based upon very similar guidelines (heavy and early thinnings in relation to objective-trees, short rotation, early harvesting) but differ by planting spacings and technical ways used to obtain a high quality butt log. At last, the influence of the proposed ash silviculture is evaluated from a biodiversity point of view, and some ways to preserve the floristic diversity dynamic are suggested. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to correct the shape of pressure waves obtained from pulmonary fluid-filled catheters
LAMBERMONT, Bernard ULg; GERARD, P; DETRY, Olivier ULg et al

in American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine (1997), 2

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See detailTransplantation combinée du foie et du coeur chez un patient souffrant de thalassémie majeure
Detry, Olivier ULg; Defechereux, Thierry ULg; Honore, Pierre ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (1997), 52(8), 532-4

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See detailSite-directed mutagenesis of glutamate 166 in two beta-lactamases. Kinetic and molecular modeling studies.
Guillaume, Gilliane; Vanhove, M; Lamotte-Brasseur, J et al

in Journal of Biological Chemistry (1997), 272(9), 5438-44

The catalytic pathway of class A beta-lactamases involves an acyl-enzyme intermediate where the substrate is ester-linked to the Ser-70 residue. Glu-166 and Lys-73 have been proposed as candidates for the ... [more ▼]

The catalytic pathway of class A beta-lactamases involves an acyl-enzyme intermediate where the substrate is ester-linked to the Ser-70 residue. Glu-166 and Lys-73 have been proposed as candidates for the role of general base in the activation of the serine OH group. The replacement of Glu-166 by an asparagine in the TEM-1 and by a histidine in the Streptomyces albus G beta-lactamases yielded enzymes forming stable acyl-enzymes with beta-lactam antibiotics. Although acylation of the modified proteins by benzylpenicillin remained relatively fast, it was significantly impaired when compared to that observed with the wild-type enzyme. Moreover, the E166N substitution resulted in a spectacular modification of the substrate profile much larger than that described for other mutations of Omega-loop residues. Molecular modeling studies indicate that the displacement of the catalytic water molecule can be related to this observation. These results confirm the crucial roles of Glu-166 and of the "catalytic" water molecule in both the acylation and the deacylation processes. [less ▲]

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See detailProduction de molécules à note verte par synthèse enzymatique.
Malanda, Nelawu; Marlier, Michel; Fauconnier, Marie-Laure ULg

Report (1997)

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See detailPregnancy-Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) profiles during pregnancy and postpartum and progesterone (P4) profiles during pregnancy in native goats from Northeast of Brazil.
Melo de Sousa, Noelita ULg; Garbayo, J. M.; Figueiredo, J. R. et al

in Arquivos - Faculdade de Veterinária, UFRGS (1997), 25(1 (Suppl)), 304-305

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See detailPlasma bovine pregnancy-associated glycoprotein concentrations throughout gestation in relationship fetal number in the cow
Patel, Osman V; Sulon, Joseph ULg; Beckers, Jean-François ULg et al

in European Journal of Endocrinology (1997), 137

This study characterized the peripheral plasma bovine pregnancy-associated glycoprotein (bPAG) profile throughout gestation and examined the effect of stage of gestation and fetal number on this profile ... [more ▼]

This study characterized the peripheral plasma bovine pregnancy-associated glycoprotein (bPAG) profile throughout gestation and examined the effect of stage of gestation and fetal number on this profile in Holstein cows after non-surgical embryo transfer. Cows (n = 12) were divided into three groups: group 1 = normal singleton pregnancies (n = 5); group 2 = normal twin pregnancies (n = 5); group 3 = abnormal twin pregnancies (n = 2). Blood was collected about every third day from day 0 (defined as the first day of standing estrus), then daily for the last 10 days of gestation, and sampling was stopped one day postpartum. The time-related changes in plasma bPAG concentrations were significantly (P < 0.01) affected by the stage of gestation and fetal number (P < 0.01), except during the last 10 days of gestation. In both normal pregnancy groups, bPAG concentration increased rapidly during the first trimester (0.5 +/- 0.1 to 14.6 +/- 1.7 ng/ml and 1.0 +/- 0.6 to 21.8 +/- 4.8 ng/ml, in singleton and twin-bearing groups respectively), then progressively between days 160 and 20 prepartum (31.6 +/- 6.2 to 114.3 +/- 31.3 ng/ml and 41.6 +/- 7.4 to 155.8 +/- 36.6 ng/ml in singleton and twin-bearing cows respectively). The mean concentration between days 20 and 10 prepartum approximately tripled (P < 0.001) in both these groups of cows (114.3 +/- 31.1 to 493.0 +/- 75.3 ng/ml and 155.8 +/- 36.6 to 409.3 +/- 114.7 ng/ml in singleton and twin-bearing cows respectively), but between days 10 prepartum and parturition the values increased about threefold (P < 0.01) in the singleton group (493.0 +/- 75.3 to 1352.8 +/- 286.5 ng/ml) and fivefold (P < 0.001) in the twin-bearing group (409.3 +/- 114.7 to 2154.0 +/- 505.7 ng/ml). The two cows in group 3 that gave birth prematurely to a stillborn calf or to a schistosomus reflexus calf exhibited an aberrant bPAG profile. Our results indicate that peripheral bPAG concentrations are correlated to the stage of gestation and fetal number, and that the profile of the peripheral plasma concentrations provides a useful indication of the feto-placental status. [less ▲]

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See detailLa littérature et le comique : le cas Allais
Defays, Jean-Marc ULg

in Defays, Jean-Marc; Rosier, Laurence (Eds.) Alponse Allais, écrivain (1997)

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See detailFonction, intention, finalité
Defays, Jean-Marc ULg

in Cahiers de l'Institut de Linguistique de Louvain (CILL) (1997), 22.3-4/23.1-2

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See detailNew Primers For The Polymerase Chain Amplification Of Cpdna Intergenic Spacers In Phaseolus Phylogeny
Fofana, B.; Harvengt, L.; Baudoin, Jean-Pierre ULg et al

in Belgian Journal of Botany (1997), 129(2),

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See detailInception of Taeniate Bisaccates pollen: further evidence and age implications for the Monte Alegre Formation (Pennsylvanian, Amazon Basin).
Melo, JHG; Loboziak, S; Dino, R et al

in Annals Academia Brazil Cienca (1997)

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See detailThe dynamics of the karstic features of Sprimont (Belgium) and its consequences on the land-use planning. Preliminary note.
Ek, Camille ULg; Michel, Raymond; Mousny et al

in Proceedings of tne 12th International Congress of Speleology (1997)

The Department of Physical Geography of the University of Liège (Belgium) was in charge of updating the physical factors of the regional land management map for Sprimont, a karstic municipality of Belgium ... [more ▼]

The Department of Physical Geography of the University of Liège (Belgium) was in charge of updating the physical factors of the regional land management map for Sprimont, a karstic municipality of Belgium. The influence of floods, karst processes, landslides, and other physical factors were evaluated. The karst features and karst-related events have been mapped three times with accuracy in this area during the last century (in 1898, 1971 and 1996). The data provided the basis for a study of the rates and dynamics of the karst processes and permitted the forecasting of hazards on a secular basis. A map of karstic areas, karst features and karst dynamics was prepared. Some systematic trends of the evolution of karst features were noted. A map of risks and land-use constraints was derived from the first map and from the observed trends. Rules were induced from these data and were proposed to control building and other activities in clearly defined areas. [less ▲]

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