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See detailThe influence of genetic selection on the milk fatty acid profile of spring calving dairy cows
McParland, Sinead; Berry, Donagh; Coleman, J. et al

in Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and the Agricultural Research Forum (2010)

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See detailInterest, recording and possible use of new phenotypes from fine milk composition
Gengler, Nicolas ULg; Soyeurt, Hélène ULg

in Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (2010)

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See detailExperimental investigation of the effect of flip bucket splitters on plunge pool geometry
Erpicum, Sébastien ULg; Archambeau, Pierre ULg; Dewals, Benjamin ULg et al

in RWTH - IWW (Ed.) Mitteilungen - 15. Deutsches Talsperrensymposium - Talsperren im Wandel (2010)

Flip buckets are common hydraulic structures aiming at deflecting high velocity flows to a free jet trajectory. Systematic experimental tests have been performed to assess the influence on energy ... [more ▼]

Flip buckets are common hydraulic structures aiming at deflecting high velocity flows to a free jet trajectory. Systematic experimental tests have been performed to assess the influence on energy dissipation and the plunge pool geometry of varied repartitions of splitters along the flip bucket width. In particular, it is shown that some configurations can create more erosion than a continuous channel without flip bucket. [less ▲]

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See detailNotes à l'usage du cours Questions de littérature française de la Renaissance
Moreno, Paola ULg

Learning material (2010)

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See detailGenetic variability of milk components based on mid-infrared spectral data.
Soyeurt, Hélène ULg; Misztal, I.; Gengler, Nicolas ULg

in Journal of Dairy Science (2010), 93(4), 1722-1728

The aim of this study was to estimate the genetic parameters of the mid-infrared (MIR) milk spectrum represented by 1,060 data points per sample. The dimensionality of traits was reduced by principal ... [more ▼]

The aim of this study was to estimate the genetic parameters of the mid-infrared (MIR) milk spectrum represented by 1,060 data points per sample. The dimensionality of traits was reduced by principal components analysis. Therefore, 46 principal components describing 99.03% of the phenotypic variability were used to create 46 new traits. Variance components were estimated using canonical transformation. Heritability ranged from 0 to 0.35. Twenty-five out of 46 studied traits showed a permanent environment variance greater than genetic variance. Eight traits showed heritability greater than 0.10. Variances of original spectral traits were obtained by back transformation. Heritabilities for each spectral data points ranged from 0.003 to 0.42. In particular, 3 MIR regions showing moderate to high heritability estimates were of potential genetic interest. Heritabilities for specific wave numbers, linked with common milk traits (e.g., lipids, lactose), were similar to those estimated for these traits. This research confirms the genetic variability of the MIR milk spectrum and, therefore, the genetic variation of milk components. The objective of this study was to better understand the genetics of milk composition and, maybe in the future, to select animals to improve milk quality. [less ▲]

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See detailA cross-sectional study of biotechnology awareness and teaching in European high schools.
Vanderschuren, Hervé ULg; Heinzmann, Dominik; Faso, Carmen et al

in New biotechnology (2010), 27(6), 822-8

Undoubtedly, biotechnology has a tremendous impact on our daily lives. As a result of this and in parallel to the advancement of knowledge in this field of applied research, consumer awareness of the ... [more ▼]

Undoubtedly, biotechnology has a tremendous impact on our daily lives. As a result of this and in parallel to the advancement of knowledge in this field of applied research, consumer awareness of the potential benefits and risks of this technology has steadily increased, leading to a thorough investigation of the public perception of biotechnology in the past years. Indeed, it has become clear that it is in the general interest of science and especially of applied research to inform the public of its advances. A promising next step is to strengthen biotechnology communication in scholastic institutions. In this paper, we investigate the perception of biotechnology in a specific target group, namely high-school students in the 16-20-year-old age range. We conducted a questionnaire-based survey on a total of 1410 students in six European countries to investigate students' perception, concern, scientific knowledge, and awareness. Our data revealed some unexpected patterns of acceptance and concern about biotechnology. Knowledge analysis indicated that pupils lack specific knowledge about biotechnological applications and their interest in biotechnology appeared to be linked to knowledge. Analysis of specific questions about teaching practices at schools suggests that a better targeted choice in media as vehicles for information together with selected speakers could be instrumental in increasing students' interest in science and more specifically in biotechnology. [less ▲]

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See detailRéorganisation judiciaire, faillite et liquidation déficitaire. Actualité et pratique
Thirion, Nicolas ULg

Book published by Anthemis (2010)

Cet ouvrage fait le point sur l'architecture générale de la réglementation des entreprises en difficulté, un peu plus d'un an après l'entrée en vigueur de la loi du 31 janvier 2009 relative à la ... [more ▼]

Cet ouvrage fait le point sur l'architecture générale de la réglementation des entreprises en difficulté, un peu plus d'un an après l'entrée en vigueur de la loi du 31 janvier 2009 relative à la continuité des entreprises [less ▲]

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See detailDesign of connections in steel and composite structures
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

in ECCS Eurocode Design Manuals (2010)

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See detailUltrasound assessment of the intima and media layers on the carotid arteries in peri- and postmenopausal women
Chantraine, Frédéric ULg; Tutschek, B.; Coudoux, Elodie ULg et al

in European Journal of Ultrasound (2010), 31(S 01), 906

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See detailLes cultes isiaques à Emporion
Puccio, Laetizia ULg

in Pallas : Revue d'Etudes Antiques (2010), 84

This article presents a new interpretation of the temple M's content placed in the so-called sanctuary of Asklepios in Emporion. The sculptures are related to an inscription of the area and also to a ... [more ▼]

This article presents a new interpretation of the temple M's content placed in the so-called sanctuary of Asklepios in Emporion. The sculptures are related to an inscription of the area and also to a sigilado glass and chandeliers that come from the Roman city. All this proves the presence of an Egyptian worship in Emporion more complex than earlier. [less ▲]

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See detailDelinquance juvénile auto-rapportée en Belgique
Gavray, Claire ULg; Vettenburg, Nicole; Born, Michel ULg

in Junger-Tas, Josine; Haen-Marshall, Ineke; Erzmpann, Dirk (Eds.) et al Juvenile delinquency in Europe and Beyond : Results of the Second International Self-Reported Study (2010)

international comparisons concerning juvenile delinquency trends

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See detailThe French History of Leonardo da Vinci's Painting
Fagnart, Laure ULg

in Pedretti, Carlo (Ed.) Catalogue of the exhibition Leonardo da Vinci & France (Amboise, Château du Clos Lucé) (2010)

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See detailCaractérisation de la végétation et de la biodiversité ligneuse de la réserve de biosphère de la Boucle du Baoulé au Mali.
Diallo, H; Faye, E H; Lejoly, J et al

in Bois et Forêts des Tropiques (2010), 303(1), 25-39

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See detailLa collection de monnaies islamiques du Musée Bottacin (Padoue): présentation et évaluation
Bauden, Frédéric ULg

in Callegher, Bruno; d'Ottone, Arianna (Eds.) The 2nd Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coins (2010)

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See detailCotransplantation of mesenchymal stem cells might prevent death from graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) without abrogating graft-versus-tumor effects after HLA-mismatched allogeneic transplantation following nonmyeloablative conditioning.
Baron, Frédéric ULg; Lechanteur, Chantal ULg; Willems, Evelyne ULg et al

in Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation (2010), 16(6), 838-47

Recent studies have suggested that coinfusion of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) the day of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) might promote engraftment and prevent graft-versus-host disease (GVHD ... [more ▼]

Recent studies have suggested that coinfusion of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) the day of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) might promote engraftment and prevent graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after myeloablative allogeneic HCT. This prompted us to investigate in a pilot study whether MSC infusion before HCT could allow nonmyeloablative (NMA) HCT (a transplant strategy based nearly exclusively on graft-versus-tumor effects for tumor eradication) from HLA-mismatched donors to be performed safely. Twenty patients with hematologic malignancies were given MSCs from third party unrelated donors 30-120 minutes before peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) from HLA-mismatched unrelated donors, after conditioning with 2 Gy total body irradiation (TBI) and fludarabine. The primary endpoint was safety, defined as a 100-day incidence of nonrelapse mortality (NRM) <35%. One patient had primary graft rejection, whereas the remaining 19 patients had sustained engraftment. The 100-day cumulative incidence of grade II-IV acute GVHD (aGVHD) was 35%, whereas 65% of the patients experienced moderate/severe chronic GVHD (cGVHD). One-year NRM (10%), relapse (30%), overall survival (OS) (80%) and progression-free survival (PFS) (60%), and 1-year incidence of death from GVHD or infection with GVHD (10%) were encouraging. These figures compare favorably with those observed in a historic group of 16 patients given HLA-mismatched PBSCs (but no MSCs) after NMA conditioning, which had a 1-year incidence of NRM of 37% (P = .02), a 1-year incidence of relapse of 25% (NS), a 1-year OS and PFS of 44% (P = .02), and 38% (P = .1), respectively, and a 1-year rate of death from GVHD or infection with GVHD of 31% (P = .04). In conclusion, our data suggest that HLA-mismatched NMA HCT with MSC coinfusion appeared to be safe. [less ▲]

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See detailModified Cap Group Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Derivatives Reveal Improved Selective Antileukemic Activity
Chanaz, Salmi-Smail; Fabre, Aurélie; Dequiedt, Franck ULg et al

in Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2010), 53(8)

A series of SAHA cap derivatives was designed and prepared in good-to-excellent yields that varied from 49% to 95%. These derivatives were evaluated for their antiproliferative activity in several human ... [more ▼]

A series of SAHA cap derivatives was designed and prepared in good-to-excellent yields that varied from 49% to 95%. These derivatives were evaluated for their antiproliferative activity in several human cancer cell lines. Antiproliferative activity was observed for concentrations varying from 0.12 to >100 microM, and a molecular modeling approach of selected SAHA derivatives, based on available structural information of human HDAC8 in complex with SAHA, was performed. Strikingly, two compounds displayed up to 10-fold improved antileukemic activity with respect to SAHA; however, these compounds displayed antiproliferative activity similar to SAHA when assayed against solid tumor-derived cell lines. A 10-fold improvement in the leukemic vs peripheral blood mononuclear cell therapeutic ratio, with no evident in vivo toxicity toward blood cells, was also observed. The herein-described compounds and method of synthesis will provide invaluable tools to investigate the molecular mechanism responsible for the reported selectively improved antileukemic activity. [less ▲]

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See detailSémiotique de l'image scientifique
Dondero, Maria Giulia ULg

in Signata. Annales des Sémiotiques = Annals of Semiotics (2010), 1

This work aims to establish the state of the art in the area of semiotic research on the role of the image in scientific discourse, a topic which has recently given rise to renewed interest in Francophone ... [more ▼]

This work aims to establish the state of the art in the area of semiotic research on the role of the image in scientific discourse, a topic which has recently given rise to renewed interest in Francophone semiotics. The questions concerning the scientific image open up new perspectives for semiotic studies. The research revisits issues that are fundamental to all semiotic approaches (the concept of reference and the genesis of the plane of expression in visual texts, for example) and also leads to encounters between different semiotic traditions, such as those of Ch. S. Peirce, the Paris School, and the Groupe µ. Four questions appear crucial to the future of semiotics and reappear throughout the article : 1. the relation between the image and the techniques that produce it, which leads to considerations on the status of scientific reference ; 2. the relation between the image and mathematization, which allows us to deal with the question of the diagram and diagrammatic reasoning ; 3. the relation between “the image in the process of being made” in the laboratory and the image selected by scientific literature (“the finished image”) and especially the relation between a research article for specialized journals and works of popularization ; 4. finally, the consideration of the different discursive genres of scientific production leads us to reflections on the relation between popularization and the domain of art. [less ▲]

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