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    • Z-score biological significance of binding hot spots of protein interfaces by using crystal packing as the reference state 

      Liu, Qian; Wong, Limsoon; Li, Jinyan (2012)
      Characterization of binding hot spots of protein interfaces is a fundamental study in molecular biology. Many computational methods have been proposed to identify binding hot spots. However, there are few studies to assess ...
    • Z8-Kerdock codes and pseudorandom binary sequences 

      Lahtonen, Jyrki; Ling, San; Sole, Patrick; Zinoviev, Dmitrii (2003)
      The Z8 -analogues of the Kerdock codes of length n=2m were introduced by Carlet in 1998. We study the binary sequences of period n - 1 obtained from their cyclic version by using the most significant bit (MSB)-map.The ...
    • The Zamboanga standoff : role of the Nur Misuari group 

      Franco, Joseph (2013)
      Gunmen from the Moro National Liberation Front-Misuari Group (MNLF-MG) triggered a hostage crisis in Zamboanga City, Mindanao in the Southern Philippines. The complexity of dealing with an armed secessionist movement that ...
    • Zebrafish hoxd4a acts upstream of meis1.1 to direct vasculogenesis, angiogenesis and hematopoiesis 

      Amali, Aseervatham Anusha; Sie, Lawrence; Winkler, Christoph; Featherstone, Mark (2013)
      Mice lacking the 4th-group paralog Hoxd4 display malformations of the anterior vertebral column, but are viable and fertile. Here, we report that zebrafish embryos having decreased function of the orthologous hoxd4a gene ...
    • A zebrafish model for a human myopathy associated with mutation of the unconventional myosin MYO18B 

      Gurung, Ritika; Ono, Yosuke; Baxendale, Sarah; Lee, Samantha Lin Chiou; Moore, Steven; Calvert, Meredith; Ingham, Philip William (2017)
      Myosin 18B is an unconventional myosin that has been implicated in tumor progression in humans. In addition, loss-of-function mutations of the MYO18B gene have recently been identified in several patients exhibiting symptoms ...
    • Zedwulf: Power-Performance Tradeoffs of a 32-Node Zynq SoC Cluster 

      Moorthy, Pradeep; Kapre, Nachiket (2015)
      Commodity SoCs with hybrid architectures that combine CPUs with programmable FPGA fabric such as the Xilinx Zynq SoC have become a competitive energy-efficient platform for addressing irregular parallelism in graph problems. ...
    • Zeeman splitting via spin-valley-layer coupling in bilayer MoTe2 

      Jiang, Chongyun; Liu, Fucai; Cuadra, Jorge; Huang, Zumeng; Li, Ke; Rasmita, Abdullah; Srivastava, Ajit; Liu, Zheng; Gao, Wei-Bo (2017)
      Atomically thin monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides possess coupling of spin and valley degrees of freedom. The chirality is locked to identical valleys as a consequence of spin–orbit coupling and inversion symmetry ...
    • Zeeman-type spin splitting controlled by an electric field 

      Yuan, Hongtao; Mohammad Saeed Bahramy; Morimoto, Kazuhiro; Wu, Sanfeng; Nomura, Kentaro; Yang, Bohm-Jung; Shimotani, Hidekazu; Suzuki, Ryuji; Toh, Minglin; Kloc, Christian; Xu, Xiaodong; Arita, Ryotaro; Nagaosa, Naoto; Iwasa, Yoshihiro (2013)
      Transition-metal dichalcogenides such as WSe2 and MoS2 have electronic band structures that are ideal for hosting many exotic spin–orbit phenomena. Here we investigate the possibility to generate and modulate a giant ...
    • Zeolite-polyamide thin film nanocomposite membranes : towards enhanced performance for forward osmosis 

      Ma, Ning; Wei, Jing; Liao, Rihong; Tang, Chuyang Y. (2012)
      Zeolite-polyamide thin film nanocomposite (TFN) membranes were prepared on a polysulfone (PSf) porous substrate tailored for forward osmosis (thin thickness, high porosity, and straight needle-like pores). The TFN membranes ...
    • Zeolitic imidazolate framework 67-derived high symmetric porous Co3O4 hollow dodecahedra with highly enhanced lithium storage capability 

      Wu, Renbing; Qian, Xukun; Rui, Xianhong; Liu, Hai; Yadian, Boluo; Zhou, Kun; Wei, Jun; Yan, Qingyu; Feng, Xi-Qiao; Long, Yi; Wang, Liuying; Huang, Yizhong (2014)
      High symmetric porous Co3O4 hollow dodecahedra constructed by nanometer-sized building blocks are rationally synthesized by templating against Co-containing zeolitic imidazolate framework-67. The well-defined hollow structure ...
    • Zhang-Rice physics and anomalous copper states in A-site ordered perovskites 

      Meyers, D.; Mukherjee, Swarnakamal.; Cheng, J. G.; Middey, S.; Zhou, J. S.; Goodenough, J. B.; Gray, B. A.; Freeland, J. W.; Saha-Dasgupta, T.; Chakhalian, J. (2013)
      In low dimensional cuprates several interesting phenomena, including high Tc superconductivity, are deeply connected to electron correlations on Cu and the presence of the Zhang-Rice (ZR) singlet state. Here, we report on ...
    • Zika and Health Security in Southeast Asia 

      Unnikrishnan, Sunil; Caballero-Anthony, Mely (2016)
      As Southeast Asia continues to see reports of new Zika outbreaks, this latest case of public health threat underscores the importance of continued vigilance to new emerging diseases, as well as deepening regional cooperation ...
    • Zika beyond the Americas: Travelers as sentinels of Zika virus transmission. A GeoSentinel analysis, 2012 to 2016 

      Leder, Karin; Grobusch, Martin P.; Gautret, Philippe; Chen, Lin H.; Kuhn, Susan; Lim, Poh Lian; Yates, Johnnie; McCarthy, Anne E.; Rothe, Camilla; Kato, Yasuyuki; Bottieau, Emmanuel; Huber, Kristina; Schwartz, Eli; Stauffer, William; Malvy, Denis; Shaw, Marc T. M.; Rapp, Christophe; Blumberg, Lucille; Jensenius, Mogens; van Genderen, Perry J. J.; Hamer, Davidson H. (2017)
      Background : Zika virus (ZIKV) was first isolated in Africa; decades later, caused large outbreaks in the Pacific, and is considered endemic in Asia. We aim to describe ZIKV disease epidemiology outside the Americas, the ...
    • Zika reveals India’s risk communication challenges and needs 

      Vijaykumar, Santosh; Sesagiri Raamkumar, Aravind (2018)
      India’s approach to disseminating information about the first three cases of the Zika virus was criticised nationally and internationally after the issue came to light in May 2017 through a World Health Organization news ...
    • Zika Risk Governance and Climate Change 

      Lassa, Jonatan Anderias (2016)
      WHO has declared the Zika outbreak as a global public health emergency. While uncertainty on the linkage between Zika and microcephaly remains, it is time to understand the potential formation of future epidemics under ...
    • Zika vaccines and therapeutics: landscape analysis and challenges ahead 

      Wilder-Smith, Annelies; Vannice, Kirsten; Durbin, Anna; Hombach, Joachim; Thomas, Stephen J.; Thevarjan, Irani; Simmons, Cameron P. (2018)
      Background Various Zika virus (ZIKV) vaccine candidates are currently in development. Nevertheless, unique challenges in clinical development and regulatory pathways may hinder the licensure of high-quality, safe, and ...
    • Zinc hydroxyapatite catalyst for decomposition of 2-propanol 

      Low, Hou Ran; Avdeev, Maxim; Ramesh, Kanaparthi; White, Timothy John (2012)
      Hydroxyapatite (HAp) is attracting interest as a heterogeneous catalyst due to its “zeolitic” properties that allow tailoring of chemically active surface sites for specific applications. Here, the crystallographic ...
    • Zinc oxide hexagram whiskers 

      Xu, Chunxiang; Sun, Xiaowei; Dong, Zhili; Zhu, Guangping; Cui, Yiping (2006)
      Through vapor-phase transport method, zinc oxide hexagram whiskers with uniform size and morphology were fabricated by heating a mixture source of zinc oxide, indium oxide, and graphite powders in air. Each whisker presented ...
    • Zinc oxide nanocomb biosensor for glucose detection 

      Wang, J. X.; Sun, Xiaowei; Wei, A.; Lei, Y.; Cai, X. P.; Li, Chang Ming; Dong, Zhili (2006)
      Single crystal zinc oxide nanocombs were synthesized in bulk quantity by vapor phase transport. A glucose biosensor was constructed using these nanocombs as supporting materials for glucose oxidase (GOx) loading. The zinc ...
    • Zinc oxide nanodisk 

      Xu, Chunxiang; Sun, Xiaowei; Dong, Zhili; Yu, M. B. (2004)
      Using the mixture of zinc oxide and graphite powders as source materials, zinc oxide nanodisks with bulk quantity were fabricated by vapor-phase transport method. The nanodisks have perfect hexagonal shape with about 3 μm ...