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Centromere function and evolution in maize (Zea mays)
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
A dispensable supernumerary chromosome present in maize, the B chromosome, was the focus of many centromere studies. First, I examine the variation in copy number of centromeric elements and other repeats among different ...
Crying in the wilderness : the outlaw and poet in Ben Hecht's militant Zionism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
that he developed as a crime reporter covering gangland Chicago and the rise of Al Capone. At the same time, his propaganda can be understood as the cultural rebellion of a modernist artist, who was chafing against rules imposed by the "respectable...
The mild reservationists and the League of Nations controversy in the Senate
(University of Missouri Press, 1989)
"What if the United States Senate had approved the Versailles Treaty and permitted the country to join the League of Nations that was being formed after the First World War? Would the course of history have been so altered ...
Thomas Stothard : the mechanisms of art patronage in England circa 1800
(University of Missouri Press, 1988)
art is a challenge to the accepted notion that political artists produce only" tough" art. An account of Stothard's life, in particular of the special nature of his relation to his employers, reveals the increasingly complex role of the artist...
Agent-based modeling of seasonal population movement and the spread of the 1918-1919 flu: the effect on a small community
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
Agent-based modeling provides a new approach to the study of virgin soil epidemics like the 1918-1919 flu. By using this bottom-up simulation approach, a landscape can be created and populated with a heterogeneous group ...
The relation of type and conformation to production in dairy cattle
(University of Missouri, 1916)
Text from introduction: "The object of this investigation is to determine so far as possible how much importance should be attached to form and type in the selection of dairy cows and to what extent type may be expressed by ...
Commerce des lumières : John Oswald and the British in Paris, 1790-1793
(University of Missouri Press, 1986)
"My subject is the involvement of British intellectuals in revolutionary thought and action between the end of the American Revolution and the fourth year of the French Revolution. John Oswald, briefly famous as a herald ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 047, number 04 (1958 December)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1958)
The use of pluripotent stem cells as a model for early human placentation
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Throughout gestation, the placenta plays a critical role in ensuring proper development of the fetus. The placenta functions to exchange nutrients, oxygen, and fetal waste...
Derivation of walk-in cooler and freezer Performance Standard equations as they pertain to the ANSI/AHRI Standard 1250 and 1251
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The ANSI/AHRI (American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/ Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).) Standard 1250/1251 Performance Rating of Walk-In Coolers and Freezers strives to standardize ...
An ecological systems approach to reduce children's encounters with obscenity on the internet
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This dissertation explores how to reduce children's encounters with obscenity on the Internet. Congress has been trying to shield children from encountering online obscenity and some of Congress' attempts failed because ...
Critism of the methods of Christian missions in China from a sociological point of view
(University of Missouri, 1916)
Text from page 1: "Christian Missions have been a powerful agency toward the social transformation of mission lands . While it has been as a rule the avowed purpose of missionaries to work for individuals, they have from ...
Between the old and the new : Friedrich Gentz, 1764-1832
This dissertation reviews the life and political impact of Friedrich Gentz, who was born in Breslau, Prussia, in 1764, and died in Vienna, Austria, in 1832. Though remembered today as only a second- (or even third)- tier ...
List of students and degrees, 1951
(University of Missouri, 1951)
Songs from behind the curtain, an opera in three acts
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-25)
Songs from Behind the Curtain is the story of Pascal Baur, a damaged composer in 1980's Hartford, who, as the musical director of the Hartford Opera Company, is encoding Soviet messages into his operas. Within the operas ...