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See detailDihadron fragmentation functions and their relevance for transverse spin studies
Courtoy, Aurore ULg; Bacchetta, A.; Radici, M.

in Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2011), 295(1),

Dihadron fragmentation functions describe the probability that a quark fragments into two hadrons plus other undetected hadrons. In particular, the so-called interference fragmentation functions describe ... [more ▼]

Dihadron fragmentation functions describe the probability that a quark fragments into two hadrons plus other undetected hadrons. In particular, the so-called interference fragmentation functions describe the azimuthal asymmetry of the dihadron distribution when the quark is transversely polarized. They can be used as tools to probe the quark transversity distribution in the nucleon. Recent studies on unpolarized and polarized dihadron fragmentation functions are presented, and we discuss their role in giving insights into transverse spin distributions. [less ▲]

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See detailEnzymatic production of pectic oligosaccharides from polygalacturonic acid with commercial pectinase preparations
Combo, Agnan Marie Michel ULg; Aguedo, Mario ULg; Goffin, Dorothée ULg et al

in Food and Bioproducts Processing: Transactions of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, Part C (2011), 90(3), 588-596

The present study investigates the individual efficiency of six commercial pectinase preparations (Endopolygalacturonase M2, Pectinase, Viscozyme L, Pectinex Ultra SP-L, Pectinase 62L and Macer8 FJ) in ... [more ▼]

The present study investigates the individual efficiency of six commercial pectinase preparations (Endopolygalacturonase M2, Pectinase, Viscozyme L, Pectinex Ultra SP-L, Pectinase 62L and Macer8 FJ) in catalyzing the liberation of pectic oligosaccharides (POS) from polygalacturonic acid. On the basis of high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAEC-PAD) analysis of the enzymatic hydrolysates, products release kinetics revealed a random cleavage pattern and an exo mode of cleavage for all the enzymes except for Endopolygalacturonase M2. All six enzymes generated oligoGalA with different degree of polymerization (DP); the quantitative composition of oligoGalA depended on the enzyme specificity and the time of enzymatic reaction. Endopolygalacturonase M2 was the best enzyme preparation for production of oligoGalA, with 18% (wt) of digalacturonic acid and 58% (wt) of trigalacturonic acid after 2h of reaction. Concerning galacturonic acid production, Pectinase 62L was superior to the other enzyme preparations with 47% (wt) after 1h of reaction. [less ▲]

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See detailAlitrétinoïne : une nouvelle arme dans l'eczéma chronique des mains
DEZFOULIAN, Bita ULg; FAILLA, Valérie ULg; RATY, Laurent ULg et al

in Skin Inc (2011)

L'eczéma chronique des mains représente une difficulté thérapeutique majeure en dermatologie, et en particulier, quand l'exploration allergologique ne permet pas d'identifier l'agent responsable de l ... [more ▼]

L'eczéma chronique des mains représente une difficulté thérapeutique majeure en dermatologie, et en particulier, quand l'exploration allergologique ne permet pas d'identifier l'agent responsable de l'affection ou que l'éviction de celui-ci est difficile à obtenir pour raisons professionnelles. La première approche thérapeutique consiste en l'application de dermocorticoïdes. Cependant, leur utilisation chronique n'est pas recommandée en raison de leurs effets secondaires tels que l'atrophie cutanée. L'application topique des inhibiteurs de la calcineurine, comme le tacrolimus ou le pimecrolimus peut être envisagée comme traitement complémentaire. La photothérapie par UVB ou par PUVA est un traitement de deuxième ligne. Le méthotrexate et la ciclosporine sont des médicaments à réserver aux cas graves et multirésistants. L'alitrétinoïne, rétinoïde endogène et agoniste des récepteurs aux rétinoïdes, est une nouvelle thérapeutique contre l'eczéma chronique des mains qui ne répond plus aux dermocorticoïdes et est réfractaire aux autres options thérapeutiques. Plusieurs études randomisées, multicentriques et contrôlées contre placebo ont montré l'efficacité et l'innocuité de l'alitrétinoïne dans l'eczéma chronique des mains résistant aux traitements classiques. [less ▲]

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See detailLes oligosaccharides pectiques: production et applications possibles
Combo, Agnan Marie Michel ULg; Mario, Aguedo ULg; Paquot, Michel ULg

in Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement = Biotechnology, Agronomy, Society and Environment [=BASE] (2011), 15(1), 153-164

Les oligosaccharides pectiques ou POS sont des fragments de composition complexe issus de la dégradation chimique, physique ou enzymatique de la pectine. Du fait de l’intérêt de leurs propriétés ... [more ▼]

Les oligosaccharides pectiques ou POS sont des fragments de composition complexe issus de la dégradation chimique, physique ou enzymatique de la pectine. Du fait de l’intérêt de leurs propriétés biologiques, les oligosaccharides pectiques font l’objet de nombreuses études et trouvent aujourd’hui des applications dans des domaines aussi différents que la médecine, l’agriculture et l’industrie agro-alimentaire. Cet écrit présente la structure des pectines ainsi que les différents modes de production des POS en insistant particulièrement sur les différentes enzymes microbiennes permettant de les obtenir et sur les applications possibles de ces POS. [less ▲]

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See detailLanguage Policies in the Roman Republic and Empire
Rochette, Bruno ULg

in Clackson, James (Ed.) Blackwell companion to the History of the Latin language (2011)

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See detailDesign of the on-board computer of OUFTI-1 CubeSat
De Dijcker, S.; Crosset, N.; Verly, Jacques ULg et al

Conference (2011)

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See detailActualités en droit des contrats
Kohl, Benoît ULg

Conference (2011)

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See detailThe Market Timing Skills of Hedge Funds during the Financial Crisis
Hübner, Georges ULg; Sougné, Danielle ULg; Cavé, Arnaud ULg

in Gregoriou, Greg.N. (Ed.) Managerial Finance (2011)

The performance of a market timer can be measured through the Treynor and Mazuy (1966) model, provided the regression alpha is properly adjusted by using the cost of an option-based replicating portfolio ... [more ▼]

The performance of a market timer can be measured through the Treynor and Mazuy (1966) model, provided the regression alpha is properly adjusted by using the cost of an option-based replicating portfolio, as shown by Hübner (2010). We adapt this approach to the case of multi-factor models with positive, negative or neutral betas. This new approach is applied on a sample of hedge funds whose managers are likely to exhibit market timing skills. We stick to funds that post weekly returns, and analyze three hedge funds strategies in particular: long-short equity, managed futures, and funds of hedge funds. We analyze a particular period during which the managers of these funds are likely to magnify their presumed skills, namely around the financial and banking crisis of 2008. Some funds adopt a positive convexity as a response to the US market index, while others have a concave sensitivity to the returns of an emerging market index. Thus, we identify “positive”, “mixed” and “negative” market timers. A number of signs indicate that only positive market timers manage to acquire options below their cost, and deliver economic significant performance, even in the midst of the financial crisis. Negative market timers, by contrast, behave as if they were forced to sell options without getting the associated premium. We interpret this behavior as a possible result of fire sales, leading them to liquidate positions under the pressure of redemption orders, and inducing negative performance adjusted for market timing. [less ▲]

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See detailRisk Of Malignancies In A Single Center Cohort Of IBD-Patients Treated with Immunosuppressives and Anti-TNF-antibodies
Steinborn, A; Beigel, F; Breiteneicher, S et al

in Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis (2011)

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See detailTranssinusoidal portal vein embolization with ethylene vinyl alcool polymer ( onyx): a feasibility study in pigs
Smits Maarten; Vanlangenhove Peter; Sturm Emiel et al

in Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology (2011)

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See detailComparison of output-only methods for condition monitoring of industrials systems
Rutten, Christophe ULg; Nguyen, Viet Ha; Golinval, Jean-Claude ULg

in Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2011), 305

In the field of structural health monitoring or machine condition monitoring, the activation of nonlinear dynamic behavior complicates the procedure of damage or fault detection. Blind source separation ... [more ▼]

In the field of structural health monitoring or machine condition monitoring, the activation of nonlinear dynamic behavior complicates the procedure of damage or fault detection. Blind source separation (BSS) techniques are known as efficient methods for damage diagnosis. However, most of BSS techniques repose on the assumption of the linearity of the system and the need of many sensors. This article presents some possible extensions of those techniques that may improve the damage detection, e.g. Enhanced-Principal Component Analysis (EPCA), Kernel PCA (KPCA) and Blind Modal Identification (BMID). The advantages of EPCA rely on its rapidity of use and its reliability. The KPCA method, through the use of nonlinear kernel functions, allows to introduce nonlinear dependences between variables. BMID is adequate to identify and to detect damage for generally damped systems. In this paper, damage is firstly examined by Stochastic Subspace Identification (SSI); then the detection is achieved by comparing subspace features between the reference and a current state through statistics and the concept of subspace angle. Industrial data are used as illustration of the methods. [less ▲]

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See detailPierre Alechinsky (notice de dictionnaire biographique)
Bawin, Julie ULg; Dirkx, Paul

in Passages et ancrages. Dictionnaire des écritures migrantes en France depuis 1981 (2011)

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See detailEfficacy of FDG PET/CT for diagnosing synchronous tumors and metastases in head and neck tumors : Initial results and evaluation.
MINON, AL.; DEMEZ, Pierre ULg; MOREAU, Pierre ULg et al

in Journal of Nuclear Medicine (The) (2011), 52(SUPPL), 1863

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See detailActualités en matière de pratiques du marché et protection du consommateur
Thirion, Nicolas ULg

Book published by Anthemis (2011)

Une analyse des principales modifications introduites par la loi du 6 avril 2010 sur les pratiques du marché

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See detailEvaluer les ressources forestières et leur disponibilité : un préalable à l'amélioration de leur mobilisation. Etude menée à l'échelle du territoire communal de Gouvy.
Debaty, Joëlle; Colson, Vincent; Braun, Matthieu et al

in Silva Belgica (2011), 118(6), 30-37

Dans le cadre du projet Interreg Grande Région "REGIOWOOD" et plus particulièrement de l'action s'intéressant à la mobilisation des ressources ligneuses en petite forêt privée, une étude a été menée sur ... [more ▼]

Dans le cadre du projet Interreg Grande Région "REGIOWOOD" et plus particulièrement de l'action s'intéressant à la mobilisation des ressources ligneuses en petite forêt privée, une étude a été menée sur le territoire de la commune de Gouvy avec l'objectif de caractériser les ressources forestières, leur disponibilité et les freins à leur mobilisation. Cette étude trouve sa justification dans la nécessité de disposer d'informations objectives utiles pour mener à bien toute démarche d'amélioration de la mobilisation des ressources en bois. L'estimation de la ressource en bois a été réalisée au niveau communal (paragraphe 1) via l'analyse des données cadastrales (paragraphe 2) et la réalisation d'un inventaire spécifique des ressources (paragraphe 3). Les multiples données qui ont pu être rassemblées grâce à un inventaire par échantillonnage ont été complétées par des chiffres résultant d'une évaluation par simulation de l'évolution probable, et sous certaines conditions, du capital ligneux (épicéa commun) au cours des 5 et 10 prochaines années (paragraphe 4). L'exploitation de ces informations doit s'accompagner d'un dialogue et d'une concertation avec les propriétaires de la ressource (paragraphe 5) avant de proposer les démarches les plus adéquates à mener en matière de mobilisation et de valorisation de leurs biens (paragraphe 6). [less ▲]

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See detailExternal Evaluation Report Über Die Common Security and Defence Policy Modules
Paile, Sylvain ULg

Book published by Ministry of Defence and Sports of the Federal Republic of Austria (2011)

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See detailMucosal gene expression of cell adhesion molecules, chemokines, and chemokine receptors in patients with inflammatory bowel disease before and after infliximab treatment.
Arijs, Ingrid; De Hertogh, Gert; Machiels, Kathleen et al

in Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica (2011), 106(4), 748-61

OBJECTIVES: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by a continuous influx of leukocytes into the gut wall. This migration is regulated by cell adhesion molecules (CAMs), and selective ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVES: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by a continuous influx of leukocytes into the gut wall. This migration is regulated by cell adhesion molecules (CAMs), and selective antimigration therapies have been developed. This study investigated the effect of infliximab therapy on the mucosal gene expression of CAMs in IBD. METHODS: Mucosal gene expression of 69 leukocyte/endothelial CAMs and E-cadherin was investigated in 61 IBD patients before and after first infliximab infusion and in 12 normal controls, using Affymetrix gene expression microarrays. Quantitative reverse transcriptase-PCR (qRT-PCR), immunohistochemistry, and western blotting were used to confirm the microarray data. RESULTS: When compared with control colons, the colonic mucosal gene expression of most leukocyte/endothelial adhesion molecules was upregulated and E-cadherin gene expression was downregulated in active colonic IBD (IBDc) before therapy, with no significant colonic gene expression differences between ulcerative colitis and colonic Crohn's disease. Infliximab therapy restored the upregulations of leukocyte CAMs in IBDc responders to infliximab that paralleled the disappearance of the inflammatory cells from the colonic lamina propria. Also, the colonic gene expression of endothelial CAMs and of most chemokines/chemokine receptors returned to normal after therapy in IBDc responders, and only CCL20 and CXCL1-2 expression remained increased after therapy in IBDc responders vs. control colons. When compared with control ileums, the ileal gene expression of MADCAM1, THY1, PECAM1, CCL28, CXCL1, -2, -5, -6, and -11, and IL8 was increased and CD58 expression was decreased in active ileal Crohn's disease (CDi) before therapy, and none of the genes remained dysregulated after therapy in CDi responders vs. control ileums. This microarray study identified a number of interesting targets for antiadhesion therapy including PECAM1, IL8, and CCL20, besides the currently studied alpha4beta7 integrin-MADCAM1 axis. CONCLUSIONS: Our data demonstrate that many leukocyte/endothelial CAMs and chemokines/chemokine receptors are upregulated in inflamed IBD mucosa. Controlling the inflammation with infliximab restores most of these dysregulations in IBD. These results show that at least part of the mechanism of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy goes through downregulation of certain adhesion molecules. [less ▲]

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See detailSeeing the self disappear from the brain.
Guldenmund, Justus Pieter ULg

Speech (2011)

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