In the early 1980’s, the Japanese were the
first to recognize dairy components as
having significant contributions to
“physiologically functional foods.” Since
then there has been an increasing number of
investigations that have supported this view.Current evidence for the health benefits of
most dairy foods and dairy components is
based primarily on in vitro and in vivo
animal studies. Human clinical studies are still needed in
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After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
Define leadership and leadership effectiveness
Explain why people need leadership
Discuss the major obstacles to effective leadership
Compare and contrast leadership and management
List the roles and functions of leaders and managers
Summarize the debate over the role and impact of leadership in organizations.
Digital objects have characteristics, or unique features, based on their creator and function.
For example, the characteristics of a hard disk sector will be diﬀerent when it is used to store
the contents of an ASCII text document versus a JPEG image. We can use the characteristics
to identify the data. The state of an object is the value of its characteristics. If a letter were
changed in an ASCII text document, then the object corresponding to the ﬁle would have a new
state. Similarly, the state of a running computer process changes every time data is written to its
We present an LFG-DOP parser which uses fragments from LFG-annotated sentences to parse new sentences. Experiments with the Verbmobil and Homecentre corpora show that (1) Viterbi n best search performs about 100 times faster than Monte Carlo search while both achieve the same accuracy; (2) the DOP hypothesis which states that parse accuracy increases with increasing fragment size is confirmed for LFG-DOP; (3) LFGDOP's relative frequency estimator performs worse than a discounted frequency estimator; and (4) LFG-DOP significantly outperforms TreeDOP if evaluated on tree structures only.
Mutations in the tumor suppressor breast cancer susceptibility gene 1
(BRCA1), an important player in the DNA damage response, apoptosis,
cell cycle regulation and transcription, confer a significantly elevated life-time risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
Programming a computer to operate to a significant degree as an author is a challenging research task. The creation of fluent multiparagraph text is a complex process because knowledge must be expressed in linguistic forms at several levels of organization, including paragraphs, sentences and words, each of which involves its own kinds of complexity. Accommodating this natural complexity is a difficult design problem. To solve it we must separate the various relevant kinds of knowledge into nearly independent collections, factoring the problem. ...
In another recent study by our group (Gürlek et al. 2009) similar
salivary ICTP levels were detected in smoker, non-smoker and ex-smoker patient groups
with similar clinical periodontal findings. Smoking status was confirmed by salivary
cotinine analysis but there was no clinically healthy control group in that study and the
number of teeth present, average probing depths and attachment levels were all similar in
the three study groups. There were no significant differences in saliva ICTP concentrations
between the smoker and non-smoker patient groups.
Engineering and Food for the third millenniumthat is compliant with the requirements
of globalization and new technologies, is one of the most significant additions to the
Food Preservation Technology Series. This bookis the result of a tremendous effort by
the authors, the publisher and editors to put together, as never before, a comprehensive
overview on what is current in food engineering.
The three stages shown in Figure 1 are intended to demarcate three macro-stages of
writing development. Writing skill is shown as continuously improving as a function of
practice, as is typical for perceptual-motor and cognitive skills in general. The micro-
changes underlying the gradual improvement that drive the transition to the next
macro-stage fall beyond the scope of the present article.
In recent years, great focus has been placed upon polymer thin films. These polymer
thin films are important in many technological applications, ranging from coatings
and adhesives to organic electronic devices, including sensors and detectors. Polymers
can be prepared using chemical and/or electrochemical methods of polymerization.
There are a few advantages of electrosynthesis over chemical methods.
Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine covers contemporary basic science on steroids research, along with steroids practical application in clinical medicine. We start by describing physiological and pathophysiological roles of steroids, with reference to production and action of gonadal steroids, role of steroid sulfonation, sex specific and steroids-dependent mechanism of hippocampal function, and the hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases for the modulation of tissue glucocorticoid availability.
Bacteria are non-chlorophyllated unicellular organisms that reproduce by fission and do not
present nuclear envelope. Gram´s stain is a staining technique used to classify bacteria based
on the different characteristic of their cell walls. Gram-positive or Gram-negative bacteria
are determined by the amount and location of peptidoglycan in the cell wall, exhibiting
different chemical compositions and structures, cell-wall permeabilities, physiologies,
metabolisms, and pathogenicities.
Does this mean that differences in genetic diversity levels will have predictable
ecological consequences? The answer is no, because only one portion of genetic diversity is
connected to ecological factors, i.e. adaptation. Ecological adaptation is a significant factor
for example, in range expansion of plant species. Plants with different genotypes conferring
the highest levels of fitness are expected to survive and reproduce better, shifting the gene
pool over time towards higher frequencies of the alleles making up the more successful
genotypes (Ward et al., 2008).
Writing an extended text at an advanced level involves not just the language
system. It poses significant challenges to our cognitive systems for memory and thinking
as well. Indeed, writers can put to use virtually everything they have learned and stored
away in long-term memory. But they can only do so if their knowledge is accessible,
either by rapidly retrieving it from long-term memory or by actively maintaining it in
short-term working memory. Thinking is so closely linked to writing, at least in mature
adults, that the two are practically twins.
Many pesticides are being highly stable and continue to kill the target and the
host long after the application which is both advantageous and disadvantageous.
Thus, the detection and assays of pesticide residues have significant role to know level
of residual pesticide molecules. The present edition of volume attempted to
consolidate significant advancement of research at worldwide on pesticide residues.
The status of pesticide usage pattern and residue level in food from plant and animal
origin at different regions are described in-depth in the chapters....
Since 2005, the international development
perspectives have broadened, with new funding
sources, partnerships and configurations of
stakeholders. Global public-health initiatives
such as the Global Alliance for Vaccines and
Immunisation (GAVI) and the Global Fund to fight
AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) have
matured their operations and increasingly become
significant sources of revenue for national health
budgets in many low-income countries.
The company has a regional office (Boaz) that provides services to two branch offices (Gaston and
Centre). These offices each have a branch manager and several people responsible for providing
customer services. There has been a significant amount of turnover by the service personnel. After a
security audit, it was discovered that there are no network restrictions on the computers used by the
The network infrastructure team leader wants a plan created and implemented to enforce network
security to prevent access....
With specific regard to large animal work, equine services now tend to be handled by
specialists, and farm animal work is considered to be in decline, with the latter prompting
particular concern. Indeed, significant changes to the farming sector (i.e. declining livestock
populations, a reduction in the number/size of farm holdings, new legislation and a radical
change in the relationship between government and veterinarians) mean that farm animal
veterinary practices now face significant competitive and sustainability issues. ...
The dehesa is an ancient agrosilvopastoral system created by farmers to raise livestock,
mainly on private lands. This system is highly appreciated by society and enjoys legal
protection of the authorities because it is rich in biodiversity, a home to critically
endangered species (Iberian lynx, imperial eagle and black vulture); a significant carbon
sink; ethnologically and anthropologically valuable (culture and traditions); and is known
for its scenic value.