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See detailA partial hybrid stress solid-shell element for the analysis of laminated composites
Rah, Kamran; Van Paepegem, Wim; Habraken, Anne ULg et al

in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineerinrg (2011), 200(49-52), 35263539

In this paper a low order partial hybrid stress solid-shell element based on the composite energy functional for the analysis of laminated composite structures is presented. This solid-shell element has ... [more ▼]

In this paper a low order partial hybrid stress solid-shell element based on the composite energy functional for the analysis of laminated composite structures is presented. This solid-shell element has eight nodes with only displacement degrees of freedoms, and three-dimensional constitutive models can be directly employed in the present formulation without any additional treatment. The assumed interlaminar stress field provides very accurate interlaminar stress calculation through the element thickness. These elements can be stacked on top of each other to model multilayer structures, fulfilling the interlaminar stress continuity at the interlayer surfaces and zero traction conditions on the top and bottom surfaces of the laminate. The present solid-shell does not show the transverse shear, trapezoidal and thickness locking phenomenon. [less ▲]

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See detailA Partial Least Squares Analysis of the self reference effect in Alzheimer's disease: A reply to Irish
Genon, Sarah ULg; Bastin, Christine ULg; Angel, Lucie et al

in Cortex : A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System & Behavior (2014), 54

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See detailPartial or total replacement of fish meal by local agricultural by-products in diets of juvenile African catfish (Clarias gariepinus): growth performance, feed efficiency and digestibility
Nyina-Wamwiza, Laetitia; Wathelet, Bernard ULg; Richir, Jonathan ULg et al

in Aquaculture Nutrition (2010), 16

The study was undertaken to evaluate the growth performance and feed utilization of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, fed six diets (D) in which fishmeal (FM) was gradually replaced by a mixture of ... [more ▼]

The study was undertaken to evaluate the growth performance and feed utilization of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, fed six diets (D) in which fishmeal (FM) was gradually replaced by a mixture of local plant by-products. In diets 1 and 2, FM (250 g kg)1) was replaced by sunflower oil cake (SFOC). In diets 3 and 4, FM (250 and 150 g kg)1, respectively) was replaced by SFOC and bean meal (BM) while FM was totally substituted by a mixture of groundnut oil cake (GOC), BM and SFOC in diets 5 and 6. Sunflower oil cake was cooked, soaked or dehulled in order to determine the appropriate processing techniques for improving the SFOC nutritive value and to evaluate the apparent digestibility coefficient (ADC) values of the alternative diets. No significant differences were observed for daily feed intake, weight gain, specific growth rate (SGR) and feed efficiency (FE) among fish fed D1, D2, D3 (250 g kg)1 FM), D4 (150 g kg)1 FM) and D6 (0 g kg)1 FM). The highest SGR (3.2% per day) and FE (1.2) were achieved in fish fed D3, and the lowest in fish fed D5 (0% FM), suggesting a maximum acceptable dietary concentration of hulled SFOC below 250 g kg)1 in African catfish juveniles. Protein efficiency ratio ranged from 2.2 to 3.2 for all dietary treatments and was positively influenced by FM inclusion. African catfish were able to digest plant protein very efficiently in all diets tested. ADC of protein ranged from 88.6 to 89.5%, while ADC of energy was relatively low for diets containing hulled sunflower oilcake (71–74%) and high when sunflower oilcake was dehulled (78.6–81.3%). Similarly, ADC of dry matter was higher when sunflower was dehulled (72.1%) when compared with crude SFOC (60.5%). Soaking increased ADC values for neutral detergent fibre (NDF), dry matter, energy, protein and amino acids (AA). There were no significant differences in protein ADCs (88–90%) with increased levels of dietary vegetable ingredients. Both soaking and dehulling of sunflower before incorporation helped in the reduction of NDF, antitrypsin and tannins. Digestibility of all AA was generally high, greater than 90% for both indispensable and non-indispensable AA. Based on the data obtained, it was possible to totally replace menhaden fish meal with a mixture of vegetable proteins (7 % of total dietary protein) when diets contained a relatively low percentage of animal protein (28% based on blood meal and chicken viscera meal) without negative effects. [less ▲]

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See detailThe partial proportional odds model in the analysis of
Donneau, Anne-Françoise ULg

Conference (2010, May 18)

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See detailPartial Purification of rabbit placental PAG (pregnancy-associated glycoprotein)
Othmani-Mecif, Khira; Benazzoug, Y.; Remy, Benoit et al

in Pflügers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology (2001), 442(R105), 88

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See detailPartial replacement of fish meal with Azola meal in diets for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) affects growth and whole body fatty acid composition
Abou, Youssouf; Adite, Alphonse; Ibikounle, Moudachirou et al

in International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences (2011), 5(6), 2224-2235

The replacement of fishmeal (FM) with Azolla meal (AM) in diets on growth and fatty acid in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (initial mean weight: 16.4 g) was studied. Fish were fed with six ... [more ▼]

The replacement of fishmeal (FM) with Azolla meal (AM) in diets on growth and fatty acid in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (initial mean weight: 16.4 g) was studied. Fish were fed with six isonitrogenous (29.2% CP) and isoenergetic (16.9 kJ.g-1) diets containing 0%, 10%, 20%, 30%, 40% and 50% AM respectively, as partial FM substitute. Diet A0 acted as a control. The final weight (51.0-88.3 g), the weight gain (210.8-438.3%) and the SGR (1.3-1.9%day-1) decreased when AM level higher than 10% in diets (P < 0.05). The FCR (1.44 to 2.35) significantly increased when AM level exceeded 20% (P < 0.05). The protein efficiency ratio and the apparent net protein utilization decreased consequently. The fatty acids in the whole fish were significantly influenced by the diets. The replacement of FM by AM produced fish with lower (n-3) highly unsaturated fatty acids mainly docosahexaenoic acid, and higher arachidonic acid (P < 0.05). The n-3/n- 6 fatty acid ratio ranged from 0.08 to 0.17, and was lower in fish fed A40 and A50 (P < 0.05). The findings suggest that high AM in diets affects Nile tilapia growth and the fern could be incorporated in diets up to 30% without any adverse effect on fish fatty acid composition. However, alternative additional source of lipid must be used to improve the quality of fish fed AM-diets. [less ▲]

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See detailPartial replacement of meat by pea fiber and wheat fiber: Effect on the chemical composition, cooking characteristics and sensory properties of beef burgers
Besbes, Souhail; Attia, Hamadi; Deroanne, Claude et al

in Journal of Food Quality (2008), 31(4), 480-489

Pea fiber concentrate (PFC) and wheat fiber concentrate (WFC) were used as dietary fibers in beef burger formulation. These fibers were characterized in terms of chemical composition and techno-functional ... [more ▼]

Pea fiber concentrate (PFC) and wheat fiber concentrate (WFC) were used as dietary fibers in beef burger formulation. These fibers were characterized in terms of chemical composition and techno-functional properties. WFC and PFC presented similar water-binding capacity (3.12 g/g and 3.07 g/g, respectively), whereas a higher oil-binding capacity was observed for WFC (2.89 g/g versus 1.74 g/g). In this study, the level of PFC was fixed at 0.5%, whereas different levels of WFC (0.5%, 1% and 1.5%) were tested. The water-holding capacity of raw beef burger was significantly higher with the addition of fibers. The use of these dietary fibers in beef burger formulation improves their cooking properties, i.e., increases the cooking yield and decreases the shrinkage, and minimizes production cost without degradation of sensory properties. [less ▲]

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See detailPartial separation in logistic discrimination
Lesaffre, E.; Albert, Adelin ULg

in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B Methodological (1989), 51(1), 109-116

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See detailPartial Trisomy 20q Due to Paternal T(8;20) Translocation. Case Report and Review of the Literature
Pierquin, Geneviève ULg; Herens, Christian ULg; Dodinval, P. et al

in Clinical Genetics (1988), 33(5), 386-9

In this report we present a malformed female newborn with partial trisomy 20q who was the unbalanced product of a paternal 8p/20q translocation (46,XY,t(8;20) (p23.1;q11].

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See detailPartial trisomy 4q associated with young-onset dopa-responsive parkinsonism.
Garraux, Gaëtan ULg; CABERG, Jean-Hubert ULg; Vanbellinghen, Jean-Francois et al

in Archives of Neurology (2012), 69(3), 398-400

OBJECTIVE: To describe a patient who developed a young-onset, dopa-responsive parkinsonism linked to a de novo heterozygous interstitial duplication 4q. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Movement Disorder ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVE: To describe a patient who developed a young-onset, dopa-responsive parkinsonism linked to a de novo heterozygous interstitial duplication 4q. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Movement Disorder Outpatient Clinic at the University Hospital Centre, Liege, Belgium. Patient A 31-year-old woman. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Clinical, neuroimaging, and genetic data. RESULTS: The duplicated region contains 150 known genes, including the alpha-synuclein (SNCA) gene locus. Motor and 6-[(18)F]fluoro-L-dopa positron emission tomography features are similar to those previously reported in heterozygote SNCA duplication carriers. Altered expression of other genes contained in the duplicated region may contribute to clinical features that are uncommon in the phenotypic spectrum of SNCA multiplications such as delayed developmental psychomotor milestones during infancy and musculoskeletal abnormalities. CONCLUSION: This case report provides new insights on the genetic basis of parkinsonism. [less ▲]

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See detailPartial volume effect impact on PET preclinical dosimetry: a simulation study
Seret, Alain ULg; Bahri, Mohamed Ali ULg; Bretin, Florian et al

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See detailA partial wetting model of aerobic tricklin filters
Crine, Michel ULg; Schlitz, Marc; Vandevenne, L.

in Chemical Engineering (1991), 46

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See detailPartial-Order Methods for Model Checking: From Linear Time to Branching Time
Willems, Bernard; Wolper, Pierre ULg

in Proc. 11th Symp. on Logic in Computer Science (1996)

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