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• (2004-05-21)
The new Edition of De figuris sententiarum et verborum of Alexander is divided grosso modo in two parts. The first part is the preface, which explains the autor Alexander Numeniu, the work De figuris, the history of ...
• (2014-01-22)
The present thesis deals with the construction of algebraic structure, particularly products, on generalized differential cohomology from an abstract homotopy-theoretic point of view. Beginning with a multiplicative ...
• (2006-09-18)
The simulation of the interaction between a fluid and a moving, deformable structure is an important task within many scientific and engineering problems. The central topic of this thesis ...
• (2013-01-14)
In this work we consider uncertain optimizition problems where no probability distribution is known. We introduce the approaches RecFeas and RecOpt to such a robust optimization problem, using a location theoretic point ...
• (2009-06-17)
This document is intended to contribute to the area of validation and verification of communicating real time systems, with emphasis put on parametric reachability analysis of systems modeled ...
• (2019-11-25)
X-ray crystallography has been the leading technique for structure determination since the discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals by Max von Laue. In this thesis the crystal structure of human ceroid lipofuscinosis ...
• (2019-02-28)
Optimal Transport and Wasserstein Distance are closely related terms that do not only have a long history in the mathematical literature, but also have seen a resurgence in recent years, particularly in the context of ...
• (2018-07-24)
We first synthesize and unify notions of regularity, both of individual functions/sets and of families of functions/sets, as they appear in the convergence theory of fixed point iterations. Several new primal and dual ...
• (2020-03-11)
Traditional methods for phylogeny reconstruction are based on multiple sequence alignments and character-based methods. This combination of computationally expensive methods leads to very accurate results, but it is ...
• (2008-10-08)
Currently, alignment-based methods are routinely used for functional characterization of novel protein sequences. However, these methods are computationally demanding for large sequence ...
• (2009-05-05)
Sodium as trace element in olivine can be measured by electron-microprobe and using high currents (<600nA). The lower limit of detection is 0.0015 wt.% Na2O in olivine. Results are veryfied ...
• (2019-11-06)
Among all population groups, students consume the most alcohol and other narcotics. The present study examines these findings from the perspective of youth, culture and socialisation theory and provides a critical ...
• (2018-01-08)
This thesis is about different mutations of the tyrosine kinase ALK and their role in the human neuroblastoma cancer. The ALK subtypes wildtype, F1174L, R1275Q, Y1604F and I1250T have been investigated in a laboratory ...
• (2004-12-15)
The aim of this thesis was the isolation and structure elucidation of novel natural products from marine fungi as well as studies of their biosynthesis.Twelve fungal strains from marine ...
• (2020-10-13)
The two epithelial structural proteins filaggrin (Flg) and hornerin (Hrnr) play a major role in upholding the integrity of the skin barrier function. Loss-of-function mutations in these genes cause an epidermal barrier ...
• (2004-03-26)
Objective: To describe the attitudes of German general practitioners (GPs) concerning euthanasia. Design: Nation-wide anonymous postal questionnaire survey. ...
• (2014-07-23)
Natural ecosystems comprise an innumerable amount of different organisms. These organisms are not separated, they interact and depend on each other. Today’s ecosystems are facing an enormous decline in biodiversity due to ...
• (2007-10-09)
This thesis is concerned with a new type of almost sure behavior which was introduced by Erdös and Renyi. They found that the maxima of partial sums of independent and identically distributed ...
• (2005-11-04)
The catecholamines are important modulators of nerve cell activity. They exert their actions via G-protein coupled receptors among which are the alpha-2 adrenoceptors. The alpha-2 ...
• (2017-09-06)
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease worldwide. It’s a progressive disease that can be treated only symptomatically and its causes are still not fully understood. Two main factors ...
• (2020-06-05)
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease affecting approximately 1 % of the population above 60 years of age. It affects preferentially the extrapyramidal system, causing severe ...
• (2002-05-28)
The Synuclein protein family comprises the paralogs a-, b-, g-Synuclein and Synoretin. a- and b-Synuclein are predominantly expressed in the brain, whereas g-Synuclein is expressed in the ...
• (2013-09-25)
This study focusses on successful corporate adaptation strategies in the transformation process of the East German industry. Despite the broad research on the East German transformation this phenomenon is quite unexplored. ...
• (2004-12-20)
The PhD thesis focuses on the concept of the "total institution" which has been developed by Erving Goffman with a mental hospital serving as an example. In principle, the concept claims ...
• (2014-02-10)
Many studies describing development and secondary metabolism of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans contributed to a better understanding of fungal secondary metabolism regulation at the molecular level. However, ...
• (2010-10-29)
The remarkable capability of the nervous system of animals to adapt their behavioral responses to an ever-changing environmental conditions is thought to rely on the plasticity of neuronal ...
• (2007-01-29)
This study deals with biomass estimation for single trees, that is important in the actual climate change discussion and for the implementation of the Kyoto protocol. In this context two ...
• (2015-06-15)
Auditory synaptopathies can cause sensorineural hearing loss of varying severity. Causes may be acquired or congenital. DFNB9 is one form of recessive non-syndromal deafness in which a mutation causes disruption of the ...
• (2016-11-03)
Decomposition processes in the high tropical Andes are complex and influenced by a variety of biotic and abiotic factors. Tropical montane rainforests of the high Andes harbour large stocks of dead organic material and ...
• (2012-07-18)
The Old Turkic Xuanzang Biograpy IX The present study is an annotated translation of the IXth chapter of the Xuanzang Biography (= XB) in Old Turkic. The XB was translated from Chinese into Old Turkic at the end of 10th ...
• (2002-01-11)
In this doctoral thesis the bulky 3,5-Di-tert-butylpyrazolato ligand was used to synthesize 27 new organoaluminum complexes combined with halide, alkyl, acetylide groups, hydride, ...
• (2001-06-01)
In this dissertation, bulky multidentate ligands 1-aza-allyl, N-functionized aryl, diketiminato were used for the preparation of novel aluminum compounds in all oxidation states. The ...
• (2016-06-01)
As no successful therapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been developed to date, preventative strategies and non-pharmacological interventions increasingly become a major research focus. In recent years, ...
• (2011-05-13)
The incompressible Navier-Stokes equations describe the flow of Newtonian fluids or gases. They are used in many numerical simulations of flow problems. These simulations have become an ...
• (2002-04-02)
• (2008-12-22)
Self-organized criticality (SOC) is one of the key concepts to describe the emergence of complexity in natural systems. Recently a candidate for a SOC system has been found in the recordings ...
• (2019-04-10)
Let $A$ be a C*-algebra that is the norm closure $A = \overline{\sum_{\beta \in \alpha} I_\beta}$ of an arbitrary sum of C*-ideals $I_\beta \subseteq A$. We construct a homological spectral sequence that takes as input the ...
• (2016-01-13)
In many scientific areas, such as astronomy, electron microscopy, and crystallography, one is faced with the problem to recover an unknown signal from the magnitudes of its Fourier transform. Unfortunately, this phase ...
• (2007-02-07)
The interdisciplinary study (pedagogics, sociology, history, literature) looks at the biographies and educational opportunities of social climbers from educationally disadvantaged social ...
• (2015-12-03)
Investigation of anesthesia for shoulder arthroscopy in beach chair position in outpatient surgery. Comparison of general anesthesia alone with combination of general anesthesia with interscalene plexus block. 83 patients ...
• (2004-10-28)
Ants as eusocial predators living in the soil and ground litter are able to directly or indirectly affect soil organisms, herbivores and plants via trophic interactions ("top-down") and ...
• (2014-09-03)
Proteins are composed of 20 canonical amino acids whose unique arrangements predefine a protein’s structure and function. Importantly, most proteins are not static conformations but rather very dynamic entities that undergo ...
• (2011-05-11)
The general aim of this thesis work is to gain an encompassing insight into the intracellular trafficking machinery of multicellular organisms. For this purpose, the previously well-described ...
• (2013-07-03)
Parkinson’s disease (PD), the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the western society, affects more than 1% of the population and its impact on the society increases with the increasing average age. Current ...
• (2003-01-30)
The filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans represents an eukaryotic model system versatile in metabolism and developmental properties. This work focuses on the impact of modified enzyme ...
• (2003-11-18)
Oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) is the most important oil crop plant in Europe. Despite a very efficient uptake of nitrogen (N) from the soil, oilseed rape has a low nitrogen use ...
• (2020-06-11)
Chromosome instability (CIN) is a hallmark of human cancer and causes structural (S-CIN) as well as whole (W-CIN) chromosome aberrations. Cancers exhibiting the CIN phenotype are characterized by a large genetic heterogeneity ...
• (2018-01-17)
This thesis examines the solvation of alkali metal cyclopentadienyl derivatives (Cp, CpMe, Cp*, indenyl, fluorenyl) in liquid ammonia as well as in solutions of ammonia in polar aprotic solvents. The degree of solvation ...
• (2003-04-17)
Co-based amorphous magnetic films as detection layer in magnetoresistive systems are an attractive alternative instead of crystalline Ni81Fe19, as they are very soft magnetic, ...
• (2020-11-18)
In living organisms, carbohydrate-containing compounds, such as glycoproteins, glycopeptides, and glycolipids, play key roles in numerous physiological and pathological events via carbohydrate-protein interactions amplified ...
• (2002-03-01)
High resolution amplitude and phase measurements with interferometric crosscorrelation are reported on polariton pulse progapation through ultrapure Galliumarsenide. The measurement technique and various pump and probe ...
• (2012-08-31)
In the near future, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are expected to play an important role for sensing applications, in the civilian as well as in the military sector. WSNs are autonomous, distributed, self-organised ...
• (2001-02-23)
Apetalous genotypes might be of interest in oilseed rape breeding because of their more efficient photosynthesis and reallocation of the photosynthesized assimilates and a lower probability ...
• (2016-04-14)
Targeting Aβ has recently been the main objective in Alzheimer’s disease therapeutic approaches. Passive immunization trials have encountered undesirable side effects but the therapy remains a promising option. Aβ4-x has ...
• (2016-04-06)
Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by a progressive cognitive decline coinciding with the formation of amyloid plaques and tau ﬁbrils in the human brain. It is the most common form of dementia and the number of people ...
• (2009-02-04)
The scope of this work is knowledge management in the Semantic Web. Its contribution is the design, development, and characterisation of an application node architecture for the Semantic ...
• (2020-11-18)
The anaerobic oxidation of methane (AOM) is a globally important CH4 sink that offsets potential CH4 emission into the atmosphere. AOM is estimated to consume up to 90% of CH4 produced in marine sediments before it reaches ...
• (2010-09-30)
This is a micro-data based study of demand for food in the framework of a static, utility maximizing, and partial model that enables the provision of knowledge on the interrelatedness among ...
• (2002-05-22)
The determination of social structures is one of the main challenges in the reconstruction of early populations. By typing ancient DNA the discovery and validation of biological kinship ...
• (2010-08-09)
A method that combines gene expression data with biological expert knowledge on molecular interaction networks, as described by the TRANSPATH database on signal transduction, to predict ...