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    • Prostate Segmentation and Regions of Interest Detection in Transrectal Ultrasound Images 

      Awad, Joseph (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-21)
      The early detection of prostate cancer plays a significant role in the success of treatment and outcome. To detect prostate cancer, imaging modalities such as TransRectal UltraSound (TRUS) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging ...
    • The Prosthetic Imagination: Meditations on Virtual Space and Experience of the Single Player Computer Role Playing Games 

      Taylor, Michael David Brian (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-26)
      Today’s video game players sit in front of their screens immersing themselves within the fictional environment of the video game. They connect their physical self to the game-controller and their cerebral self to the ...
    • Prosthetic Landscapes: Reclaiming the Iraqi marshes 

      Ghazal, Ammar (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-22)
      Hidden within the sands of the middle eastern desert, there lies a vast aging Petropolis, occupying territories in southern Iraq through the injection of infrastructure such as mechanical drills and mobile machinery. The ...
    • Protected areas and ecotourism: Charting a path toward social-ecological wellbeing 

      Karst, Heidi (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-18)
      Protected areas (PAs) are changing rapidly in size and scope with the influx of development activities intended to benefit people living within and near their borders. In developing countries, integrated conservation and ...
    • Protection against high fat diet induced obesity in mdx mice: is sarcolipin involved? 

      Kwon, Frenk (University of Waterloo, 2018-02-15)
      Sarcolipin (SLN) is a 31 amino acid proteolipid and one of the regulators of sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase (SERCA) pumps. Previous research has shown that sarcolipin levels in muscles from wild type (WT) mice ...
    • Protection and Promotion of UV Radiation-Induced Liposome Leakage via DNA-Directed Assembly with Gold Nanoparticles 

      Dave, Neeshma; Liu, Juewen (Wiley, 2011-07-26)
      DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles and liposomes are assembled by a linker DNA. The gold nanoparticles can either protect the liposome from UV radiation induced leakage or can promote the leakage, depending on the DNA ...
    • Protection of Direct-Current Systems 

      Saleh, Khaled (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-30)
      The overwhelming advancement in power electronics converters throughout the past few decades is leading to an increasing interest in the integration of Direct-Current (DC) systems to the existing AC ones on the generation, ...
    • Protection of Renewable Energy Systems 

      Hooshyar, Ali (University of Waterloo, 2014-12-22)
      The recent progress in renewable energy (RE) technologies has led to the erection of RE power plants (REPPs) up to the order of several hundred megawatts. Unlike their predecessors, which generally appeared in the form of ...
    • Protective Responses during a Sideways Fall: Effects of Secondary Tasks 

      Shankar, Sneha (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Falls and hip fractures are a major public health problem among the elderly. In addition to bone strength, sideways falls and direct hip impact are important determinants for hip fracture. However, few falls actually ...
    • Protein Capture by Cation Exchange Membranes 

      Hassel, Anna-Katharina Josefine (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-13)
      Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are large recombinant proteins produced in CHO (Chinese hamster ovary) cell culture with a multiplicity of applications such as ligands for affinity chromatography material, medical applications ...
    • Protein De novo Sequencing 

      Wang, Rong (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-13)
      In the proteomic mass spectrometry field, peptide and protein identification can be classified into two categories: database search that relies on existing peptide and protein databases and de novo sequencing with no prior ...
    • Protein Deposition and Bacterial Adhesion to Conventional and Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens Materials 

      Nagapatnam Subbaraman, Lakshman (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-27)
      Introduction Contact lenses suffer from the same problems of deposition that other biomaterials exhibit, being rapidly coated with a variety of proteins, lipids and mucins. The first event observed at the interface between ...
    • Protein Engineering of Bacterioferritin: Applications to Bionanotechnology 

      van der Ven, Anton (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-24)
      Biological protein assemblies are the products of evolutionary necessity that have arisen to protect the cell, improve reaction rates, and/or compartmentalize biological systems. Belonging to this category of sel-assembling ...
    • Protein Engineering of Microbial Ferritins 

      Gyamfi, Hawa (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      Nanotechnology has become a field of intense interest due to its applications in medicine, cosmetics, energy, and fabrics. The field has evolved to include nanodimensional self-assembling cage proteins which are multisubunit ...
    • Protein Loop Prediction by Fragment Assembly 

      Liu, Zhifeng (University of Waterloo, 2007-01-19)
      If the primary sequence of a protein is known, what is its three-dimensional structure? This is one of the most challenging problems in molecular biology and has many applications in proteomics. During the last three ...
    • Protein sorption to contact lenses and intraocular lenses 

      Luensmann, Doerte (University of Waterloo, 2009-12-22)
      Purpose: To locate protein sorption on the surface and inside the matrix of soft contact lens materials and intraocular lenses (IOL). Methods: The proteins albumin and lysozyme were investigated as they are highly ...
    • Protein Structure Elastic Network Models and the Rank 3 Positive Semidefinite Matrix Manifold 

      Li, Xiao-Bo (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-09)
      This thesis is a contribution to the study of protein dynamics using elastic network models (ENMs). An ENM is an abstraction of a protein structure where inter-atomic interactions are assumed to be modelled by a Hookean ...
    • Proteomic analyses of plant-bacterial interactions 

      Cheng, Zhenyu (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-27)
      Proteome-level changes of both the plant growth-promoting bacterium (PGPB) Pseudomonas putida UW4 and its plant host Brassica napus (canola) were profiled using two-dimensional (2-D) difference in-gel electrophoresis (DIGE) ...
    • Proteomic Analysis and Long Term Live Cell Imaging of Primary Human Cells in Culture 

      Murray, Erica (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-18)
      Regenerative medicine is a rapidly developing field, merging engineering and biological life sciences to create biological replacements for damaged tissue and organ function. Development of cellular based therapies has the ...
    • Proteomic Analysis of Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Producing Glycosylated Monoclonal Antibodies 

      Ho, Raymond (University of Waterloo, 2013-06-19)
      Therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (MAb) are produced as secreted complex glycoproteins from mammalian cell systems and represent one of the most important classes of therapeutic medicines for the treatment of a variety of ...

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