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  • Durand, Jessica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010)
    Ribosome biogenesis is a crucial yet poorly understood and complex process in all cells. To date, most studies on eukaryotic ribosome biogenesis have relied on yeast genetics and whole cell analysis of ribosomal RNA ...
  • Closson, Taunia Lydia Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2002)
    Systems that require a driving force of some kind are very common in physical and biological settings. Driving forces in a biological context are usually referred to as rhythms, pulses or clocks. Here we are interested in ...
  • Granzow, Michael C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2010)
    In 2003 the Rotary Club of Lethbridge, Alberta proposed a revitalization of Galt Gardens, a small historic park in Lethbridge‘s downtown which was perceived to be the focus of particular kinds of “negative use.” Over the ...
  • Jenson, Jennifer J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2011)
    This thesis is based on an ethnographic investigation of indigenous childrearing theories of the Saraguros of southern Ecuador, with particular emphasis on the effect they believe their childrearing practices to have on ...
  • Zemp, Franz Joseph; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Bystander effects are traditionally known as a phenomenon whereby unexposed cells exhibit the molecular symptoms of stress exposure when adjacent or nearby cells are traversed by ionizing radiation. However, the realm of ...
  • Braman, Nathan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of History, c2011Arts and ScienceHistory Department, 2011)
    This paper examines the Roman invasions of and interactions with Britain in the mid first century BCE and early first century CE and evaluates the results. Specifically, this paper analyzes motives and the actual military ...
  • Pilger, Neal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2004)
    Three-dimensional canopy relectance models provide a physical-structural basis to satellite image analysis, representing a potentially more robust, objective and accurate approach for obtaining forest cover type and ...
  • Lawton, Paul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2005)
    In this thesis, I conduct a case study of a virtual community (Metafilter.com) in order to apply Pierre Bourdieu's theory of capital and class to an online community. The specific goals for this thesis are in mapping the ...
  • Ireland, Benjamin John; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2009)
    Polylactones are biodegradable polymers which may be used as alternatives to conventional plastics and have shown promise in novel medical applications. Industrial production of polylactones requires the use of a catalyst. ...
  • McGill, Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rat was used as a model of human retinal degenerative disease, and for studying the efficacy of cell transplanation treatments. In order to characterize the spatial vision of the RCS ...
  • Dudley, Shawna L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2001)
    In my thesis I look at adopted characters in nine nineteenth-century works: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Barrett-Browning's Aurora Leigh, George ...
  • Lubbers, Miranda Charmain; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Management, 1996)
    My thesis studies the changing competitive structure of the Canadian auditing industry during the period 1987 to 1992. Two mergers took place over this period amond four large Canadian accounting firms. I assess whether ...
  • Gibbs, Ellen Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2000)
    This paper purposes to answer some questions pertaining to perceptions of Metis identity (individual and collective, subjective and objective) as the Canadian public's conceptualizations of the Metis have been changed ...
  • Okeke, Nnamdi; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2006)
    We study character generating functions (character generators) of simple Lie algebras. The expression due to Patera and Sharp, derived from the Weyl character formula, is ¯rst re- viewed. A new general formula is then ...
  • Kocsis, Michael G.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1994Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry, 1994)
    Phosphatidate phosphatase (PAP. EC 3.1.3.4) was charaterized from developing seeds and microspore-derived (MD) cultures of oilseed rape. In studies with homogenate from developing seeds (Brassica napus L. cv Westar) the ...
  • Lussier, Pamela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Science, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Science, 2010)
    This thesis describes the detection, and characterization of putative extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) producing Escherichia coli isolated from feedlot cattle in southern Alberta. Cattle either received no antimicrobials ...
  • Graham, Thomas A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 1995)
    The 16S/23S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) intergenic space (IGS) regions from pathogenic and non-pathogenic species (spp.) of Listeria were characterized by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing. DNA sequencing ...
  • Klima, Cassidy L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Mannheimia haemolytica is an opportunistic pathogen in cattle and the main bacterial agent in bovine respiratory disease. Despite its economic importance, few studies have characterized the genetic diversity of M. haemolytica, ...
  • Furukawa-Stoffer, Tara L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry, 1996)
    Particulate and solubilized preparations of phosphatidate (PA) phosphatase (EC 3.1.3.4) and dia-cylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT, EC 2.3.1.20) from microspore-derived (MD) cultures of Brassica napus L. cv Topas were ...
  • Cousins, Robert James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Fine Arts, 2000)
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