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The imperial cult and the individual : the negotiation of Augustus' private worship during his lifetime at Rome
This dissertation argues for a reevaluation of the imperial cult in Rome. It demonstrates that worship of the living Augustus began in private acts which progressed into public rituals after his senate-decreed divinity in ...
Blogging about books: writing, reading, and thinking in a twenty-first century classroom
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The purpose of this study is to investigate how blogging as a reader response tool influences students' writing, response to literature, and thinking. From October 2006 through January 2007, thirty students in a ninth ...
Evaluation of therapeutic effect of IKK epsilon SiRNA on breast cancer cells and development of a peptide-based SiRNA delivery system
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The objective of this dissertation is to develop siRNA-based cancer therapeutics. In chapters 1 and 2, we introduced the mechanism, challenge and promise of RNAi-based therapy, as well as various siRNA delivery systems. ...
Proceedings of the first international symposium on underground freight transportation by capsule pipelines & other tube/tunnel systems
(Capsule Pipeline Research Center, 2000)
The purpose of this symposium is to bring the key players and stakeholders of capsule pipelines together from around the world not only to share experiences and research findings, but also to plan the future of capsule ...
Novel Transporter Targeted Lipid Ester Prodrugs of Cidofovir and Sustained Release Formulations for Cytomegalovirus Infection
Cidofovir (CDF) has shown potential in vitro and in vivo antiviral activity against cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. However, low CDF permeability due to its hydrophilic nature limits its effectiveness. Furthermore, ...
Constructively managing conflict about open government: use of ombuds and other dispute resolution systems in state and federal sunshine laws
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
People seeking access to public records and meetings under state and federal open government laws have the right to sue in court to enforce them. But several jurisdictions also have alternative systems to handle disputes ...
Things We Once Knew
Nostalgia looms large in the stories and essays of this collection. Many of the characters find it hard to reconcile their current selves with who they used to be. A mountain climber loses his nerve and with it his sense ...
Biomacromolecules, mainly nucleic acids and proteins, are involved in every cellular process and therefore their aberrant level or function is linked with most of the diseases. Controlling these macromolecules using light ...
Crying in the wilderness : the outlaw and poet in Ben Hecht's militant Zionism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
During the Second World War, the American journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht had been one of the lone voices to break the silence about the Nazi Holocaust. Then, in 1947, Hecht shocked and outraged people across the ...
Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals. XV, Energy and nitrogen metabolism during the first year of postnatal life
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1930)
Synthesis and preclinical evaluation of peptide receptor-targeted diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals for prostate cancer
The overexpression of certain peptide receptors on cancers cells can be exploited for the development of radiopharmaceuticals that are selectively delivered to cancer cells for diagnostic imaging or therapeutic purposes. ...