University of Delaware Open Access Articles

 

The University of Delaware Open Access Articles collection consists of scholarly articles written by University of Delaware-affiliated authors. These articles were added in compliance with the University of Delaware Open Access policy passed unanimously by the Faculty Senate April 6, 2015. The UD Open Access Scholarly Article Submission Form is an easy way for authors to submit the final, peer-reviewed, edited manuscript of their articles.

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  • Li, Jiejing; Qu, Jiagui; Shi, Yu; Perfetto, Mark; Ping, Zhuxian; Christian, Laura; Niu, Hua; Mei, Shuting; Zhang, Qin; Yang, Xiangcai; Wei, Shuo (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-03-03)
    Malignant glioma is a formidable disease that commonly leads to death, mainly due to the invasion of tumor cells into neighboring tissues. Therefore, inhibition of tumor cell invasion may provide an effective therapy for ...
  • Finn, Robert D.; Attwood, Teresa K.; Babbitt, Patricia C.; Bateman, Alex; Bork, Peer; Bridge, Alan J.; Chang, Hsin-Yu; Doszt´anyi, Zsuzsanna; El-Gebali, Sara; Fraser, Matthew; Gough, Julian; Haft, David; Holliday, Gemma L.; Huang, Hongzhan; Huang, Xiaosong; Letunic, Ivica; Lopez, Rodrigo; Lu, Shennan; Marchler-Bauer, Aron; Mi, Huaiyu; Mistry, Jaina; Natale, Darren A.; Necci, Marco; Nuka, Gift; Orengo, Christine A.; Park, Youngmi; Pesseat, Sebastien; Piovesan, Damiano; Potter, Simon C.; Rawlings, Neil D.; Redaschi, Nicole; Richardson, Lorna; Rivoire, Catherine; Sangrador-Vegas, Amaia; Sigrist, Christian; Sillitoe, Ian; Smithers, Ben; Squizzato, Silvano; Sutton, Granger; Thanki, Narmada; Thomas, Paul D.; Tosatto, Silvio C. E.; Wu, Cathy H.; Xenarios, Ioannis; Yeh, Lai-Su; Young, Siew-Yit; Mitchell, Alex L. (Oxford University Press, 2016-11-28)
    InterPro (http://www.ebi.ac.uk/interpro/) is a freely available database used to classify protein sequences into families and to predict the presence of important domains and sites. InterProScan is the underlying ...
  • Greene, Daniel G.; Ferraro, Daniel V.; Lenhoff, Abraham M.; Wagner, Norman J. (International Union of Crystallography, 2016-09-29)
    The decoupling approximation, proposed by Kotlarchyk & Chen [J. Chem. Phys. (1983), 79, 2461–2469], is a first-order correction to the experimentally determined apparent structure factor that is necessary because of ...
  • The UniProt Consortium; Wu, Cathy H. (Oxford University Press on behalf of Nucleic Acids Research, 2016-11-28)
    The UniProt knowledgebase is a large resource of protein sequences and associated detailed annotation. The database contains over 60 million sequences, of which over half a million sequences have been curated by experts ...
  • Zhang, Xingyuan; Wang, Jian-Gan; Liu, Huanyan; Liu, Hongzhen; Wei, Bingqing (MDPI, 2017-01-18)
    Three-dimensional V2O5 hollow structures have been prepared through a simple synthesis strategy combining solvothermal treatment and a subsequent thermal annealing. The V2O5 materials are composed of microspheres 2–3 m ...
  • Hudson, Lawrence N.; McCarthy, Jennifer L.; McCarthy, Kyle P. (Wiley, 2016-12-16)
    The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples ...
  • Landsman, Andrew P.; Bowman, Jacob L. (Ecological Society of America, 2017-02-21)
    Despite the breadth of research on impacts of dense ungulate populations and invasive plants on native vegetation, work involving indirect effects on spider communities is explicitly lacking. Forest spiders depend on ...
  • Zhou, Rui; Wang, Jian-Gan; Liu, Hongzhen; Liu, Huanyan; Jin, Dandan; Liu, Xingrui; Shen, Chao; Xie, Keyu; Wei, Bingqing (MDPI AG, 2017-02-13)
    A low-cost bio-mass-derived carbon substrate has been employed to synthesize MoS2@carbon composites through a hydrothermal method. Carbon fibers derived from natural cotton provide a three-dimensional and open framework ...
  • Chai, Ran-Ran; Chen, Guo-Wu; Shi, Hui-Juan; O, Wai-Sum; Martin-DeLeon, Patricia A.; Chen, Hong (Foundation for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2016-08-25)
    Prohibitin (PHB), a major mitochondrial membrane protein, has been shown earlier in our laboratoryto regulate sperm motility via an alteration in mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP) in infertile men with poor sperm ...
  • Richoz, Anne-RaphaeÈ lle; Quinn, Paul C.; Hillairet de Boisferon, Anne; Berger, Carole; Loevenbruck, Helène; Lewkowicz, David J.; Lee, Kang; Dole, Marjorie; Caldara, Roberto; Pascalis, Olivier (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2017-01-06)
    Early multisensory perceptual experiences shape the abilities of infants to perform sociallyrelevant visual categorization, such as the extraction of gender, age, and emotion from faces. Here, we investigated whether ...
  • Yu, Yu; Ji, Lijuan; Le, Brandon H.; Zhai, Jixian; Chen, Jiayi; Lusche, Elizabeth; Gao, Lei; Liu, Chunyan; Cao, Xiaofeng; Mo, Beixin; Ma, Jinbiao; Meyers, Blake C.; Chen, Xuemei (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2017-02-23)
    The degradation of small RNAs in plants and animals is associated with small RNA 30 truncation and 30 uridylation and thus relies on exonucleases and nucleotidyl transferases. ARGONAUTE (AGO) proteins associate with small ...
  • Takagi, Kimberly K.; Hunter, Kimberley S.; Cai, Wei-Jun; Joye, Samantha B. (Ecological Society of America, 2017-01-23)
    Nutrient and carbon dynamics in river ecosystems are shifting, and climate change is likely a driving factor; however, some previous studies indicate anthropogenic modification of natural resources may supersede the ...
  • Hansen, Lars N.; Conrad, Clinton P.; Boneh, Yuval; Skemer, Philip; Warren, Jessica M.; Kohlstedt, David L. (AGU Publications, 2016-10-25)
    The significant viscous anisotropy that results from crystallographic alignment (texture) of olivine grains in deformed upper mantle rocks strongly influences a large variety of geodynamic processes. Our ability to explore ...
  • Zivkovic, Milena Z.; Djuric, Sasa; Cuk, Ivan; Suzovic, Dejan; Jaric, Slobodan (DE GRUYTER OPEN LTD, 2017-03-13)
    The aims of the present study were to investigate the shape and strength of the force-velocity relationships observed in different functional movement tests and explore the parameters depicting force, velocity and ...
  • Gilkey, Matthew J.; Mironenko, Alexander V.; Yang, Leerang; Vlachos, Dionisios G.; Xu, Bingjun (Wiley Online, 2016-10-14)
    Selective ring opening of cellulose-derived furanic molecules is a promising pathway for the production of industrially relevant linear oxygenates, such as 1,6-hexanediol. 2,5-dimethylfuran (DMF) is employed as a model ...
  • Jones, Jill S.; Conradi, Kristin; Amendum, Steven J. (International Literacy Association, 2016-08-11)
    The purpose of this article is to highlight the importance of providing reading interventions that are differentiated and aligned with an individual student’s most foundational reading need. The authors present profiles ...
  • Pacanowski, Carly R.; Pisetsky, Emily M.; Berg, Kelly C.; Crosby, Ross D.; Crow, Scott J.; Linde, Jennifer A.; Mitchell, James E.; Engel, Scott G.; Klein, Marjorie H.; Smith, Tracey L.; Le Grange, Daniel; Wonderlich, Stephen A.; Peterson, Carol B. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2016-03-18)
    Objective To describe the frequency of self-weighing and reactions to prescribed weekly weighing among individuals with eating disorder (ED) diagnoses, and to compare individuals weighing more or less frequently on mass ...
  • Schnyder, Jara S.D.; Eberli, Gregor P.; Kirby, James T.; Shi, Fengyan; Tehranirad, Babak; Mulder, Thierry; Ducassou, Emmanuelle; Hebbeln, Dierk; Wintersteller, Paul (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-11-04)
    Submarine slope failures are a likely cause for tsunami generation along the East Coast of the United States. Among potential source areas for such tsunamis are submarine landslides and margin collapses of Bahamian platforms. ...
  • Ye, Ning; Feser, Joseph P.; Sadasivam, Sridhar; Fisher, Timothy S.; Wang, Tianshi; Ni, Chaoying; Janotti, Anderson (American Physical Society, 2017-02-22)
    Silicides are used extensively in nano- and microdevices due to their low electrical resistivity, low contact resistance to silicon, and their process compatibility. In this work, the thermal interface conductance of ...
  • Zheng, Jie; Sheng, Wenchao; Zhuang, Zhongbin; Xu, Bingjun; Yan, Yushan (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016-01-14)
    Understanding how pH affects the activity of hydrogen oxidation reaction (HOR) and hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) is key to developing active, stable, and affordable HOR/HER catalysts for hydroxide exchange membrane ...

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