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Signature poem - Robin Hyde
Screening for paclitaxel and other taxanes in kernel and shell of Corylus avellana (Hazelnut)
Interestingly, paclitaxel was found in shells and leaves of hazelnut plant Corylus avellana. The aim of this present work was to verify whether hazelnut kernel contained paclitaxel. Hazelnut kernels were obtained from two ...
Total phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of selenium-rich black tea versus regular black tea
Two black aqueous tea extracts of Camellia sinensis, (seleniumrich black tea (Se-BTE) and regular black tea (R-BTE)) were assessed for their total phenolic content (TPC) and antioxidant properties. Aqueous tea extracts ...
The influence of water, lanolin, urea, proline, paraffin and fatliquor on collagen D-spacing in leather
(The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017-08-21)
Water interacts with collagen to alter the structure at the fibrillar scale and therefore the mechanical properties of collagen. Humectants or moisturizers also alter the mechanical properties and fibril structure. The ...
Factorizations of theta function identities
(New Zealand Mathematical Society & University of Auckland, 2017-08-28)
Get prepared: Discourse for the privileged?
Being prepared for a disaster is an important strategy for reducing physical, social, psychological and cultural harm. Preparedness practices mitigate the immediate impacts of a disaster while also enabling people to respond ...
Complete Genome Sequences of Three Novel Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 Bacteriophages, Noxifer, Phabio, and Skulduggery.
Three novel bacteriophages, two of which are jumbophages, were isolated from compost in Auckland, New Zealand. Noxifer, Phabio, and Skulduggery are double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) phages with genome sizes of 278,136 bp (Noxifer), ...