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Lack of neuroprotective effects by platelet-derived growth factor against beta-amyloid induced toxicity uncovers a novel hypothesis of Alzheimer's disease pathology
(University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
Aβ oligomer-induced neurotoxicity has become an important area of therapeutic development in treating Alzheimer’s disease. Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) has been shown to be able to protect neurons against several ...
CFD Modeling of Biomass Gasification Using a Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor
(University of Waterloo, 2014-02-12)
Biomass, as a renewable energy resource, can be utilized to generate chemicals, heat, and electricity. Compared with biomass combustion, biomass gasification is more eco-friendly because it generates less amount of green ...
Analysis of the Large Scale Centralized Hydrogen Production and the Hydrogen Demand from Fuel Cell Vehicles in Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2009-08-31)
The ‘Hydrogen Economy’ is a proposed system where hydrogen is produced from carbon dioxide free energy sources and is used as an alternative transportation fuel. The application of hydrogen on board fuel cell vehicles can ...