• DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL BREAST CANCER-TARGETED SPECT IMAGING PEPTIDES BY PHAGE DISPLAY 

    Larimer, Benjamin M., 1986- ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Malignancy of the breast is the leading cause of cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. Despite implementation of mammograms and breast exams, there still exists a need to detect highly ...
  • Neuroprotective Roles of the P2Y2 Nucleotide Receptor 

    Thebeau, Christina N. (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Alzheimer�'s disease (AD) is the most prevalent neurodegenerative disease. AD is an important disease to study because of the high cost of care for individuals with AD and the burden on their families and/or caretakers. ...
  • The role of Rex in regulation of sulfate reduction in Desulfovibrio voulgaris Hildenborough 

    Christensen, Geoffrey Alex (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Although the enzymes for dissimilatory sulfate reduction by microbes have been studied, the mechanism for transcriptional regulation of the encoding genes remain unknown. In the work presented here, the model sulfate-reducing ...
  • The Role of the P2Y2 Nucleotide Receptor in Salivary Gland Regeneration 

    El-Sayed, Farid G., 1985- ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Salivary gland dysfunction affects millions of Americans whose quality of life is severely impacted by dry mouth, oral bacterial infections, poor nutrition, and other disorders that are associated with decreased saliva ...