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See detailMythe en geschiedenis. De wereld van Paul de Wispelaere
Spinoy, Erik ULg

Book published by VUBPRESS (2003)

This volume contains the revised papers presented at the Paul de Wispelaere conference (Liège, May 2000).

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See detailMythe et histoire dans la Périégèse de Pausanias (IIe s. ap. J.-C.) : une question de vocabulaire ?
Pirenne-Delforge, Vinciane ULg

in Henneau, Marie-Elisabeth; Havelange, Carl; Denis, Philippe (Eds.) et al Temps, culture, religions. Autour de J.-P. Massaut (2004)

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See detailMythe et réalité géographique chez Moschos
Adam, Renaud ULg; Bracke, Wouter

in Bracke, Wouter; Danckaert, Lisette; De Candt, Caroline (Eds.) et al Formatting Europe : mapping a continent : dix siècles de cartes d'Europe dans les collections de la Bibliothèque royale de Belgique (2007)

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See detailUn mythe liégeois réactualisé : la commémoration de l’assassinat de Sébastien La Ruelle en 1938
Von Hoffmann, Viktoria ULg

in Cahiers d'Histoire du Temps Présent = Bijdragen tot de Eigentijdse Geschiedenis (2008), 19

This article analyses the memory constructed during the interwar years of a historical event of the seventeenth century (the murder of Sébastien La Ruelle) and focuses on the multiple meanings which can ... [more ▼]

This article analyses the memory constructed during the interwar years of a historical event of the seventeenth century (the murder of Sébastien La Ruelle) and focuses on the multiple meanings which can be derived from the study of forms of commemoration. In 1938, reactivating this event of the past is a way of reinforcing the sense of a Liégeois identity, giving the Walloon Movement a new symbolic reference to counter the Flemish Movement. Sebastien La Ruelle, considered in his time as a popular leader who had died for his country and the defence of communal liberties, is also perceived 300 years later as a symbol of sacrifice in the cause of liberty, source of hope in a troubled time. [less ▲]

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See detailMythologizing the Past: The Significance of the ‘Insignificant’ in Kate Grenville’s The Secret River
Joubail, Houda ULg

Conference (2013, June 07)

The recent revelations about Australia’s colonial past, particularly the dispossession and the institutionalized maltreatment of the Aboriginal populations, have provoked an ontological and ... [more ▼]

The recent revelations about Australia’s colonial past, particularly the dispossession and the institutionalized maltreatment of the Aboriginal populations, have provoked an ontological and epistemological malaise affecting notably the sense of historical and cultural legitimacy previously enjoyed by settler Australians. This was a consequence of the work performed by progressive historians who endeavoured to lay bare the brutal foundations of the nation, thus confronting the settlers’ descendants with an array of harrowing truths difficult to reconcile with any foundational myth of pioneering heroism. This context of angst and guilt has given rise to a new literary trend, known as the “Sorry Novels”, which is informed by the wish to come to grips with the trauma of colonization by acknowledging the harm done to the Aborigines. In tackling the vexed issues of dispossession and frontier violence, Kate Grenville’s The Secret River (2005) ostensibly belongs to this well-intentioned literary trend. However, as one examines the novel carefully, one notices that vestiges of a mythologized past presently emerge. From mythologies of convictivism and hardship to pioneerism and ownership, the representation of the colonial past abounds with continuing references to a range of national myths that stand in marked contrast with the author’s avowed keenness to inscribe her novel within the framework of a genuine reconciliation. It is, therefore, my intention in this paper to conduct a close reading of The Secret River with a view to unveiling the unsettling significance of some representational strategies – which might at first glance appear as insignificant – and thus emphasising the ambivalence which characterises Grenville’s discourse about the colonial trauma. [less ▲]

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See detailMyths and Reality in the History of Restorative Justice
Stamatakis, Nikolaos ULg; Vander Beken, Tom

in SAFETY, SOCIETAL PROBLEMS AND CITIZENS’ PERCEPTIONS: NEW EMPIRICAL DATA, THEORIES AND ANALYSES (2010)

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See detailMyxofibrosarcoma
CASTRONOVO, Charlotte ULg; ARRESE ESTRADA, Jorge ULg; QUATRESOOZ, Pascale ULg et al

in Rare Tumors (2013), 5(15), 60-61

Myxofibrosarcoma (MFS) is a variant of the group of malignant fibrous histiocytomas. It is one of the most aggressive types of soft tissue neoplasms. The clinical presentation is not pathognomonic and the ... [more ▼]

Myxofibrosarcoma (MFS) is a variant of the group of malignant fibrous histiocytomas. It is one of the most aggressive types of soft tissue neoplasms. The clinical presentation is not pathognomonic and the histological aspects are highly heterogenous, frequently delaying the diagnosis or leading to misdiagnosis. Complementary histochemical and immunohistochemical stainings are mandatory to achieve the diagnosis of MFS. A 78-year-old male patient is presented illustrating this diagnostic pitfall. Extensive surgery followed by radiotherapy is the first choice treatment. [less ▲]

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See detailMyxomatosis
Bertagnoli, S.; Messud-Petit, F.; Marlier, Didier ULg

in Maertens, L.; Coudert, P. (Eds.) Recent advances in rabbits sciences (2007)

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See detailMyzus persicae Sulzer aphid contains oxylipins that originate from phloem sap.
Harmel, Nicolas; Delaplace, Pierre ULg; Blée, Elizabeth et al

in Journal of Plant Interactions (2007), 2

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See detail*/'mʊst‑u/ s.amb. « jus de raisin dont la vinification n'a pas commencé ou n'est pas terminée »
Delorme, Jérémie ULg

in Buchi, Eva; Schweickard, Wolfgang (Eds.) Dictionnaire Étymologique Roman (DÉRom) (2011)

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See detailn < 2 Allowed Transitions in Neutral Sulfur within in the Visible and Infrared Spectral Ranges
Biémont, Emile ULg; Quinet, Pascal ULg; Zeippen, C. J.

in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Supplement Series (1993), 102

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See detailN content of phloem and xylem exudates during the transition to flowering in Sinapis alba and Arabidopsis thaliana
Corbesier, Laurent; Havelange, Andrée ULg; Lejeune, Pierre et al

in Plant, Cell & Environment (2001), 24

The involvement of nitrogenous substances in the transition to flowering was investigated in Sinapis alba and Arabidopsis thaliana (Columbia). Both species grown in short days (SD) are induced to flower ... [more ▼]

The involvement of nitrogenous substances in the transition to flowering was investigated in Sinapis alba and Arabidopsis thaliana (Columbia). Both species grown in short days (SD) are induced to flower by one long day (LD). In S. alba, the phloem sap (leaf and apical exudates) and the xylem sap (root exudate) were analysed in LD versus SD. In A. thaliana, only the leaf exudate could be analysed but an alternative system for inducing flowering without day-length extension was used: the displaced SD (DSD). Significant results are: (i) in both species, the leaf exudate was enriched in Gln during the inductive LD, at a time compatible with export of the floral stimulus; (ii) in S. alba, the root export of amino acids decreased in LD, whereas the nitrate remained unchanged - thus the extra-Gln found in the leaf exudate should originate from the leaves; (iii) extra-Gln was also found very early in the apical exudate of S. alba in LD, together with more Glu; (iv) in A. thaliana induced by one DSD, the leaf export of Asn increased sharply, instead of Gln in LD. This agrees with Asn prevalence in C-limited plants. The putative role of amino acids in the transition to flowering is discussed. [less ▲]

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See detailN N scattering phase shifts in a chiral constituent quark model
Bartz, Daniel ULg; Stancu, Floarea ULg

in Nuclear Physics A (2001), A688

We study the nucleon-nucleon interaction within a chiral constituent quark model which reproduces succesfully the baryon spectra. We calculate the $^3S_1$ and $^1S_0$ phase shifts by using the resonating ... [more ▼]

We study the nucleon-nucleon interaction within a chiral constituent quark model which reproduces succesfully the baryon spectra. We calculate the $^3S_1$ and $^1S_0$ phase shifts by using the resonating group method. They clearly indicate the presence of a strong repulsive interaction at short distance, due to the spin-flavour symmetry of the quark-quark interaction and of the quark interchange between the two interacting nucleons. A $\sigma$-meson exchange quark-quark interaction, providing a medium-range attraction, helps to get closer to the experimental phase shifts. [less ▲]

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See detailThe N- and C-termini of the tricarboxylate carrier are exposed to the cytoplasmic side of the inner mitochondrial membrane.
Capobianco, L.; Bisaccia, F.; Michel, A. et al

in FEBS Letters (1995), 357

Polyclonal antibodies were raised in rabbits against two synthetic peptides corresponding to the N- and C-terminal regions of the rat-liver mitochondrial tricarboxylate carrier. ELISA tests performed with ... [more ▼]

Polyclonal antibodies were raised in rabbits against two synthetic peptides corresponding to the N- and C-terminal regions of the rat-liver mitochondrial tricarboxylate carrier. ELISA tests performed with intact and permeabilized rat-liver mitoplasts showed that both anti-N-terminal and anti-C-terminal antibodies bind only to the cytoplasmic surface of the inner membrane, indicating that both termini of the membrane-bound tricarboxylate carrier are exposed to the mitochondrial intermembrane space. Furthermore, tryptic digestion of intact mitoplasts markedly decreased the binding of anti-N-terminal and anti-C-terminal antibodies to the tricarboxylate carrier. These results are consistent with an arrangement of the tricarboxylate carrier monomer into an even number of transmembrane segments, with the N- and C-termini protruding toward the cytosol. [less ▲]

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See detailN-(3-Phenoxy-4-pyridinio)methanesulfonamidate
Michaux, C.; Charlier, C.; Julémont, F. et al

in Acta Crystallographica (2002)

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See detailN-acetylcysteine lacks universal inhibitory activity against influenza A viruses.
Garigliany, Mutien-Marie ULg; Desmecht, Daniel ULg

in Journal of negative results in biomedicine (2011), 10(1), 5

ABSTRACT: N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has been recently proposed as an adjuvant therapeutic drug for influenza pneumonia in humans. This proposal is based on its ability to restrict influenza virus replication ... [more ▼]

ABSTRACT: N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has been recently proposed as an adjuvant therapeutic drug for influenza pneumonia in humans. This proposal is based on its ability to restrict influenza virus replication in vitro and to attenuate the severity of the disease in mouse models. Although available studies were made with different viruses (human and avian), published information related to the anti-influenza spectrum of NAC is scarce. In this study, we show that NAC is unable to alter the course of a fatal influenza pneumonia caused by inoculation of a murinized swine H1N1 influenza virus. NAC was indeed able to inhibit the swine virus in vitro but far less than reported for other strains. Therefore, susceptibility of influenza viruses to NAC appears to be strain-dependent, suggesting that it cannot be considered as a universal treatment for influenza pneumonia. [less ▲]

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See detailN-Aryl-N'-(chroman-4-yl)ureas and thioureas display in vitro anticancer activity and selectivity on apoptosis-resistant glioblastoma cells: screening, synthesis of simplified derivatives, and structure-activity relationship analysis.
Goffin, Eric ULg; Lamoral-Theys, Delphine; Tajeddine, Nicolas et al

in European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2012), 54

A series of chroman derivatives previously reported as potassium channel openers, as well as some newly synthesized simplified structures, were examined for their in vitro effects on the growth of three ... [more ▼]

A series of chroman derivatives previously reported as potassium channel openers, as well as some newly synthesized simplified structures, were examined for their in vitro effects on the growth of three human high-grade glioma cell lines: U373, T98G, and Hs683. Significant in vitro growth inhibitory activity was observed with 2,2-dimethylchroman-type nitro-substituted phenylthioureas, such as compounds 4o and 4p. Interestingly, most tested phenylureas were found to be slightly less active, but more cell selective (normal versus tumor glial cells, such as 3d, 3e, and 3g), thus less toxic, than the corresponding phenylthioureas. No significant differences were observed in terms of chroman-derivative-induced growth inhibitory effects between glioma cells sensitive to pro-apoptotic stimuli (Hs683 glioma cells) and glioma cells associated with various levels of resistance to pro-apoptotic stimuli (U373 and T98G glioma cells), a feature that suggests non-apoptotic-mediated growth inhibition. Flow cytometry analyses confirmed the absence of pro-apoptotic effects for phenylthioureas and phenylureas when analyzed in U373 glioma cells and demonstrated U373 cell cycle arrest in the G0/G1 phase. Computer-assisted phase-contrast videomicroscopy revealed that 3d and 3g displayed cytostatic effects, while 3e displayed cytotoxic ones. As a result, this work identified phenylurea-type 2,2-dimethylchromans as a new class of antitumor agents to be further explored for an innovative therapeutic approach for high-grade glioma and/or for a possible new mechanism of action. [less ▲]

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