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    • Assessment of new catalysts for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide 

      Goel, Ekta (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of the Graduate School, 2019)
      The industrial revolution caused the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere leading to a climate crisis. The impact of more CO2 in the atmosphere has been experienced by everybody. The summers are longer and ...
    • Asymmetrical gene flow in a hybrid zone of Hawaiian Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae) species with contrasting mating systems. 

      Wallace, Lisa E.; Culley, Theresa M.; Weller, Stephen G.; Sakai, Ann K.; Kuenzi, Ashley; Roy, Tilottama; Wagner, Warren L.; Nepokroeff, Molly (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 9/19/2011)
      Asymmetrical gene flow, which has frequently been documented in naturally occurring hybrid zones, can result from various genetic and demographic factors. Understanding these factors is important for determining the ...
    • Bcl-2 promoter sequence G-quadruplex interactions with three planar and non-planar cationic porphyrins: TMPyP4, TMPyP3, and TMPyP2. 

      Le, Vu H.; Nagesh, Narayana; Lewis, Edwin A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Arts and Sciences, 8/20/2013)
      The interactions of three related cationic porphyrins, TMPyP4, TMPyP3 and TMPyP2, with a WT 39-mer Bcl-2 promoter sequence G-quadruplex were studied using Circular Dichroism, ESI mass spectrometry, Isothermal Titration ...
    • Cardiac fibroblast-dependent extracellular matrix accumulation is associated with diastolic stiffness in type 2 diabetes. 

      Hutchinson, Kirk R.; Lord, C. Kevin; West, T. Aaron; Stewart, James A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 8/21/2013)
      Cardiovascular complications are a leading cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Diastolic dysfunction is one of the earliest manifestations of diabetes-induced changes in left ventricular (LV) ...
    • Characterization of dissolved organic matter and determination of its biogeochemical significance in coastal and inland water bodies 

      Manalilkada Sasidharan, Sankar (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of GeosciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 6/25/2019)
      Dissolved organic matter (DOM) is a major component of natural waters and provides essential nutrients for aquatic organisms. However, excess DOM in the water results in water quality issues and affects the aquatic life ...
    • "The Crisis of 1297:" Royal Prerogative, the Commonality, and the Limitations of the Crown 

      Hydrick, Morgan; Warren, Zachary J. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of HistoryJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 4/23/2018)
      Modern economic scholarship does not take into consideration institutional examinations of legal power, which affected the three estates: nobility, clergy, and the commons. Additionally, scholars have not studied a correlation ...
    • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

      Laudadio, Tony; Brungung, Allison (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      Recent fMRI studies have shown that the contents of visual working memory can be decoded from early visual areas, including V1. This result has been interpreted as support for the sensory recruitment hypothesis: the idea ...
    • Determining the photometric capabilities of the CTIO 0.9-m telescope 

      Madsen, John K.; Clarke, Cameron (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Exoplanet detections are becoming more and more frequent as our ability to detect transits and Doppler shifted stellar spectra improves. Here, we report on eight observing nights at the SMARTS 0.9m telescope in Chile at ...
    • Factors impacting retention among African American students at Mississippi State University 

      Fitchie, Theresa; Johnson, Ariel (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      African American retention is low at the college level, especially at Predominantly White Institutions. Factors such as resources, support systems, aggressions, and racism impact African American enrollment and graduation. ...
    • A FileMaker Pro database for use in the recording of Commingled and/or Fragmentary Human Remains 

      Osterholtz, Anna J. (FileMaker Pro 15Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and SciencesCobb Institute of Archaeology, 2018)
      Commingled and fragmentary remains are found in numerous contexts worldwide. These assemblages typically require large scale, long term study to fully extract and contextualize meaningful data. However, when uncovered in ...
    • The functional, adaptive role of transcribed microsatellites in common sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) - Supplementary material 

      Ranathunge, Chathurani (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2/8/2018)
    • A geoarchaeological analysis of the 2017 excavations at the Hester site (22MO569) 

      Strawn, James Lewis (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2019-08)
      The small number and diffuse distribution of sites with intact Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene occupations in the Southeastern United States consequently makes examining Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene settlement patterning ...
    • Geothermal Energy Potential in Oktibbeha County: Is Mississippi Really Hot? 

      Cameron Clarke; Lindsey, Cary Ruth (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of GeosciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 8/1/2013)
      Geothermal energy is a clean, renewable, base load (always available) energy source. Advances in geothermal technology are making it possible to produce electricity at temperatures heretofore thought impossible. The last ...
    • Guidance Counselor Survey 

      Justice, Cheryl; Sherman-Morris, Kathleen; Hall, Kimberly (Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and FoundationsDepartment of GeosciencesCollege of Arts & SciencesCollege of EducationMSU-Meridian, 2015)
      This is a survey created to study guidance/career counselor opinions about the geosciences and other STEM fields, and the career counseling activities they use.
    • Human behavioral response to the Younger Dryas in North Alabama: An analysis of the Richard L. Kilborn collection 

      Barlow, Robert A. (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2019)
      This study is a collections-based project that employs approximately 1,300 projectile points to investigate behavioral response to the Younger Dryas in north Alabama (12,900 to 11,700 BP). I apply a version of the marginal ...
    • Identifying blood biomarkers and physiological processes that distinguish humans with superior performance under psychological stress. 

      Cooksey, Amanda M.; Momen, Nausheen; Stocker, Russell; Burgess, Shane C. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesDepartment of Mathematics and StatisticsCollege of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Arts and Sciences, 12/18/2009)
      BACKGROUND: Attrition of students from aviation training is a serious financial and operational concern for the U.S. Navy. Each late stage navy aviator training failure costs the taxpayer over $1,000,000 and ultimately ...
    • Impact of single amino acid mutations in the rhomboid protease Pcp1p on Pcp1p catalytic activity, cellular respiration, mitochondrial morphology, and mitochondrial DNA maintenance 

      Van Geel, Lien; Both, Andries Pieter (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant PathologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Pcp1p is a rhomboid protease in the inner mitochondrial membrane of S. cerevisiae that processes Mgm1p, a protein required for mitochondrial fusion. In this study, five previously generated pcp1 mutant strains were analyzed ...
    • The in vitro effects of glucosamine on equine and canine platelet aggregation and thromboxane synthesis 

      Williams, Ryan; Rands, Gabrielle (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Citrated blood samples were collected via jugular venipuncture and used to create platelet-rich plasma (PRP). PRP samples were incubated for 5 minutes with four concentrations of glucosamine: 0 �g/ml (control), 10 �g/ml, ...
    • Inferred vs realized patterns of gene flow: an analysis of population structure in the Andros Island Rock Iguana. 

      Colosimo, Giuliano; Knapp, Charles R.; Wallace, Lisa E.; Welch, Mark E. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 9/17/2014)
      Ecological data, the primary source of information on patterns and rates of migration, can be integrated with genetic data to more accurately describe the realized connectivity between geographically isolated demes. In ...
    • Love of the Law: The Ethical Christology of Southern Baptist Rhetoric and Language Concerning the LGBTQ Community 

      Molly Beckwith; Ward, Alexander James (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Philosophy and ReligionJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The connection between society and a group is a complex and often tangled relationship. The division between the two can be blurred in many cases and therefore the movement of individuals within a particular group within ...