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Surface Charge And Hydrophobicity

Contact angle measurement is one of the most common techniques for the measurement of hydrophobicity of bacterial cell surfaces and flocs because the surface free energy of these cells can be estimated from the measurement (see Chapter 19). Although different apparatus may be used, all the measurements involve the preparation of a thin bacterial lawn through the vacuum filtration of a bacterial suspension and the determination of sessile drop contact angles on the bacterial lawn, either by using a telegoniometer or by projecting a magnified image system. The application of axisymmetric drop shape analysis (ADSA) may overcome some of the problems inherent in contact angle measurements on biological cells.110,111

Improvements In Operations

In the mid 1970s, restaurants saw a great opportunity to save on labor costs by switching to convenient fresh-cut produce. Meeting the growing demands of McDonald's and other fast-food chains, growers and processors built the shredded lettuce and chopped onion business into a formidable niche within the fresh produce industry (Lawn and Krummert, 1995).

Manufacturing Oligonucleotide Arrays

GeneChip arrays are manufactured using photolithographic methods and equipment adapted from the semiconductor industry (Fig. 1) (34,37,50). The use of a solid-phase synthesis procedure circumvents the need for handling large numbers of clones or running PCR amplifications. The first step in the manufacturing process involves coating a 5-in square of glass with synthetic linkers modified with photolabile protecting groups. A chrome photolithographic mask with windows spanning between 18 and 20 m2 is then placed over the coated glass. The windows are distributed across the mask based on the first nucleotide in the sequence of each desired probe. When light is projected through the mask, the exposed linkers become deprotected and available for coupling to a nucleoside (Fig. 1A). The coated surface is then flushed with a solution containing either A, C, T, or G nucleosides, carrying removable protection groups. Uncoupled active sites are then capped by acylation so that, once again, the...

Selfperception As Constructive

The difference between a causal and a constitutive relationship will be discussed at length later. One good example involves a load of lumber that was delivered to my house. The lumber caused a dented, dead patch of grass on my lawn, but it did not cause the room that was added to my house. The lumber was instead the material from which, assembled in a particular configuration, the house was constructed. Similarly, feelings are constructed out of the experiences of acting in particular ways in particular circumstances.

Construction and evaluation of a genomic library

The basis of the construction of a genomic library has been covered partly in earlier chapters and partly by this chapter so far. By way of a recap, the genomic DNA is fragmented, as randomly as possible, into suitable-sized pieces for insertion into your chosen vector. The vector is prepared by digestion with the appropriate enzyme and (for a lambda replacement vector) removing the stuffer fragment. It is often more convenient to buy a ready-prepared vector. The vector is then ligated with the complete mixture of genomic fragments. If you have chosen a lambda vector, or a cosmid, you will need to mix your ligation products with packaging extracts for the assembly of infectious phage particles (see Chapter 6). If you are using a plasmid vector, you will introduce the mixture of ligated DNA into a bacterial cell by transformation or electroporation. The library will then be obtained as bacterial colonies (if using plasmid or cosmid vectors, or BACs) or phage plaques on a bacterial lawn...

Box 58 Who believes in fairies

The well-known phenomenon of 'fairy rings' can be explained in terms of the radial growth of fungi. As the underground mycelium of certain members of the Basid-iomycota extends outwards, it releases enzymes into the soil, degrading organic matter ahead of it and releasing nutrients such as soluble nitrogen for the grass, whose growth becomes more lush at this point, and forms the familiar ring. Further back, the branching mycelium outcompetes the overlying grass and deprives it of minerals. Fairy rings are more likely to be found on cultivated land such as lawns and golf courses, because in order to spread uniformly they require a relatively homogeneous medium

Environmental Signals

Different array of wavelengths and intensities for analysis from that provided by an expanse of lawn seen at twilight. Viewed across natural scenes there are usually substantial local variations in the wavelength and the intensity of light, and the number of possible combinations of the two is virtually infinite. All species with sight can exploit intensity variations as an aid to the discrimination of the form, location, and movement of objects. However, only those that also have a capacity for color vision can disentangle the effects of joint variations in wavelength and intensity and in so doing yield the experience of color.

Massive Soft Tissue Injury to the Lower Extremity Mangled Extremity

Perhaps the greatest urban enemy of the lower extremity in children is the riding lawnmower. In the United States, it is estimated that eight children daily sustain injuries while riding mowers (12). In some cases, a child is struck in the leg by a mower because the operator does not see the child. The other (and more dangerous) injury occurs when the child is a passenger on a riding mower (i.e., in the operator's lap) and slides out of his seat and falls off the mower. In this case, the mower deck may pass completely over the child, often with fatal results. In one series of traumatic amputations in children, lawn-mower injuries caused more amputations (22 ) than motor vehicle crashes or gunshot wounds (13). Lawn mower-related lower extremity amputations are massively contaminated with grass fibers and dirt, and the bones are frequently fractured at multiple levels. The agricultural equivalent to the lawnmower is the high-powered, multi-spindled rotary cutting deck. This device is...

Nutrients and Eutrophication in Lakes

Although it occurs naturally, addition of anthropogenic nutrients hastens this process. People contribute nutrients in the form of fertilizer runoff from lawns and agricultural lands, human waste from either treatment plant discharge or indirectly from septic tanks, and animal waste from pasture or feedlot runoff. In these cases the process is termed cultural eutrophication. Oligotrophic lakes are preferred for numerous human

The Contractual State

With the Clinton administration, the ethos of environment policy changed again. Large-scale polluters, such as smelters and refineries, had largely been controlled, but small sources, such as automobiles, trucks, lawn mowers, bakeries, cleaners, gas stations, and other modest businesses cumulatively added massively to pollution problems. Global threats, such as climate change, habitat loss, and fisheries depletion, implicated the average consumer, for example, those who drive gas-guzzling cars. Programs to reinvent regulation proposed to bring into the public sector innovations such as information sharing, technology benchmarking, incentives, systems-thinking, and collaborative engagement that had been introduced successfully in private enterprise.

Solid Waste Treatment

Highest level of potential degradability, due to both their organic makeup and their high water content. Cellulose-rich residues, whether discarded as lawn clippings or paper products, would also be amenable to biochemical degradation, although perhaps at a somewhat slower rate. Extending beyond these two segments, though, municipal solid waste includes many other materials whose composition will not be amenable, and possibly even antagonistic or inhibitory, to biochemical degradation. For example, MSW generated within affluent countries includes a sizable proportion of plastic, for which the vast majority will have no susceptibility to biochemical breakdown. Similarly, affluent countries generate municipal solid wastes with a proportionately higher percentage of metals (e.g., cans, batteries, used appliances) whose presence may actually lead to the release via leaching of soluble heavy (e.g., cadmium, chromium, nickel, lead) and transition (e.g., arsenic, selenium) metal ions that...

Actiye and Passiye Countermeasures

Active countermeasures require the conscious cooperation of the individual. Examples include manual safety belts, motorcycle helmets, and child safety seats. Passive countermeasures, on the other hand, require little or no cooperation. Examples include air bags, automatic sprinkler systems, and spring-loaded kill switches on lawn mowers. In general, the less a countermeasure relies on user initiative, the more likely it will provide protection when needed. When used, manual safety belts reduce the risk of death in a car crash by 45 to 55 percent. However, they are effective only when buckled by the user. In contrast, air bags deploy in serious crashes virtually 100 percent of the time.

Case study 71 The infective life cycle of Chlorovirus

Chloroviruses are somewhat unusual in that their ability to infect algae under laboratory conditions has only been demonstrated in relation to algal endosymbionts (genus Chlorella) of the protozoon Paramecium bursaria and the coelenterate Hydra viridis (Van Etten and Meints, 1999). Chloroviruses have a high degree of host specificity, as indicated by the fact that distinct species infect symbiotic algae from different isolates of Paramecium bursaria (with no cross infection) and a single species (Hydra viridis chlorella virus - HVCV-1) infects the Hydra symbiont. The algal cells present in Paramecium bursaria (Figure 9.1) are protected from virus (PBCV-1) infection when in the host (protozoon) cell, but are susceptible once they have been isolated. Inoculation of a lawn of isolated Chlorella (Figure 7.2) with PBCV-1 leads to rapid algal infection, with plaques observed within 24 hours of plating. Algae from Hydra are more difficult to culture, since all (or a portion) of the algae are...

Complex Clinical Presenting Problems

With regard to cognitive characteristics, individuals with autism, Asperger's Disorder, and PDD-NOS vary widely in terms of deficits, delays, and advanced skills. Some of these cognitive deficits include difficulty with categorical thinking, emotion recognition, rule-governed behavior, perspective taking, logical reasoning, executive functioning, and abstract and symbolic representations. Individuals with Asperger's Disorder often demonstrate minimal impairment compared to individuals with autism and PDD-NOS. As an example of a specific deficit, in the context of categorical thinking, the category of chair would include lawn chair, recliner, rocking chair, table chair, and so on an individual with autism or PDD-NOS may have difficulty with placing these types of chairs under this one category. Rather, the individual might use each type of chair as its own category. Individuals with autism, Asperger's Disorder, or PDD-NOS may also have difficulty with rule-governed behavior either in...

Penetrating Trauma Ruptured Globe

Penetrating ocular trauma can occur from numerous sources (BB pellets, lawn mower projectiles, hammering, knife and gunshot wounds). Any projectile injury has the potential for penetrating the eye. Any lid laceration from a sharp object, especially if it involves the upper and lower eyelid has the potential to have lacerated the globe and requires a slit-lamp examination. Clues to a ruptured globe or intraocular foreign body include shallow anterior chamber, hyphema, irregular pupil, significant reduction in preinjury visual acuity, and poor view of the optic nerve and posterior pole on direct ophthalmoscopy. It is not unreasonable to dilate the eye with Mydriacyl 1 and phenylephrine 2.5 to obtain a better view of the posterior segment of the eye, facilitating identification of an intraocular foreign body or retinal detachment. A modified Seidel test is helpful in identifying wound leaks (see Fig. 230-7). Any penetrating injury is considered a ruptured globe and mandates an eye shield...

Chlorophenoxy Herbicides

EPIDEMIOLOGY Dioxins and furans are the common names of these chemicals. The most commonly used compounds are 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid (MCPA). 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy acetic acid (2,4,5-T) has been banned because of its contamination with 2,3,7,8,-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). The aerially applied defoliant Agent Orange used during the Viet Nam war was a mixture of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T. These compounds are effective against broadleaf plants and are used as weed killers on lawns and grain crops.

Vision and Perception

Image understanding, however it is achieved, is expected to require substantial knowledge of the world within which the image is to be interpreted. In the previous example of a rural scene, the only basis for drawing the implication about cows and sheep must be knowledge of why grass is cropped in the countryside (as opposed to a lawn, for which the grazing implication is likely to be wrong) and which grazing animals are likely to be responsible in a temperate climate.

Effects Of Grassland Management And Climate Change

In intensive modern farms, grassland areas are ploughed and reseeded (usually with L. perenne in Europe) on a 5-10 year cycle, and their soils in consequence bear more similarity to arable fields than permanent grasslands. Additionally, the past 50 years have seen the widespread use of synthetic fertilizers to improve grassland productivity. Thus, disturbance and eutrophication have led to the demise of most macrofungal fruiting in these habitats, although it has yet to be demonstrated that the mycelia are also absent. Losses of fungal diversity generally mirror declines in plant and invertebrate diversity, and in the case of these better studied groups changes in grassland management can also lead to loss of diversity (Rook and Tallowin, 2003). Shifts from haymaking to silage production or from cattle and sheep to sheep only grazing have also altered patterns of abundance of higher plants and insects. For soil dwelling fungi such changes might be anticipated to have a lesser effect,...

Asplenium

Many of these species are lime lovers, but I have had disastrous results when adding lime especially that which is traditionally used to sweeten lawns. Gypsum, though periodically recommended, has been deadly. What is needed is a handy limestone quarry as a source for rocks and chips. Barring that, I add eggshells, which may or may not help the ferns, but at least makes me feel as if I am being accommodating. I have

Parasite factors

Since Padilla-Vaca et al. (1999) have shown that the glycoconjugate profile of the bacteria used as the nutritional lawn for Entamoeba histolytica is crucial in determining the pathogenicity of the organism, it is important to conduct similar studies for N. pemaquidensis.

Types of Water

People may get their potable (drinking) water from a community source, such as a public or private water utility, or from an individual private source, such as a residential well. Water supplied to members of the public from private sources (usually, wells) by hotels, gasoline stations, camps, and similar small institutions are referred to as noncommunity sources. Potable water is also used for food preparation, cleaning dishes and clothes, and washing and bathing, as well as for direct ingestion. In most cases it is also used for flushing toilets and watering lawns and gardens, although in areas with limited supplies a separate nonpotable source may be used for these purposes. Industries commonly use potable water for their process water needs, sometimes following further purification. After use, much of the water from homes and industry becomes wastewater.

Cultivating viruses

Bacteriophages, for example, are grown in culture with their bacterial hosts. Stock cultures of phages are prepared by allowing them to infect a broth culture of the appropriate bacterium. Successful propagation of phages results in a clearing of the culture's turbidity centrifugation removes any remaining bacteria, leaving the phage particles in the supernatant. A quantitative measure of phages, known as the titre, can be obtained by mixing them with a much greater number of bacteria and immobilising them in agar. Due to their numbers, the bacteria grow as a confluent lawn. Some become infected by phage, and when new viral particles are released following lysis of their host, they infect more host cells. Because they are immobilised in agar, the phages are only able to infect cells in the immediate vicinity. As more and more cells in the same area are lysed, an area of clearing called a plaque appears in the lawn of bacteria (Figure 10.17). Quantification is based on the assumption...

Adders tongue ferns

The deciduous fronds grow from succulent rhizomes with roots that bud, and travel about producing new plants at random intervals. Temperate species prefer moist habitats, especially grassy sites, and have a special penchant for sprouting in cemeteries in the North American Gulf states. These are belly plants that are best viewed while on hands and knees (botanists in a special kind of prayer meeting, Mickel 1994). Most do not accept domestication, but may spring up as surprises in untended wild flower lawns. Alan Ogden of England has such a lawn and notes that his plants rearrange their spontaneous appearances by as much as several feet each year, more like a mole than an adder (pers. comm.).

Selaginella apoda

Range and habitat This species is native from New England to the Gulf states. It enjoys the comforts of meadows and swamps, but has a predilection for showing up and spreading about in damp depressions in lawns. culture and comments Away from lawns, this species can be added as a ground cover in moisture-rich areas of gardens or as a finishing touch in container plantings.

Ceterach officinarum

Ceterach Officinarum Habitat

Culture and comments This and Asplenium ruta-muraria are among the most difficult ferns to introduce to cultivation. Acclimated plants are a magnificent sight indeed. The hands-down best that I have ever seen were in the garden of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Baird of Bellevue, Washington, where a few plants were tucked into the top of a west-facing wall in full sun. To the envy of Mrs. Baird's fellow pteridomaniacs, sporelings cascaded down the wall joining the equally successful planting of Erinus alpinus. Give this fern coarse grit, a limey additive such as broken concrete chunks the size of marbles or smaller, and a sunny exposure. Beware the lime of lawns and avoid the occasionally recommended gypsum altogether. Do not overwater. Troughs, which give the gardener the opportunity and mobility to test various exposures, are an excellent option.

Substrate diffusion

Belova et al. (1996) monitored the cell mass dynamics and resulting distribution profiles of residual substrate in the agar layer beneath for the bacterial lawns formed by Pseudomonas fluorescens and Alcaligenes species. After one or two days, the concentration of pyruvate in the top layer adjacent to the bacterial lawn dropped below the level of detection, and, from this moment, the substrate was supplied to the lawn by diffusion from underlying agar layers. Diffusion of pyruvate in non-inoculated agar was found to follow Fick's equation with a diffusion coefficient of 1.17 x 10-5cm2 s. In order to determine the pyruvate concentration in a certain part of the agar medium, a segment of the medium was withdrawn and analyzed. They determined the content of pyruvate by an enzymatic method.

Emulsifying Agents

Continuous slicing machine, with two large cooling band units, to produce two different types of processed cheese. Source Ref. 3, Sandvik Steel Inc, Fair Lawn, N.J. Courtesy of Food Trade Press. Figure 4. Continuous slicing machine, with two large cooling band units, to produce two different types of processed cheese. Source Ref. 3, Sandvik Steel Inc, Fair Lawn, N.J. Courtesy of Food Trade Press.

Harts tongue ferns

Worldwide the distribution is extensive and includes Europe, Asia, North Africa, the Middle East, and North America. Universally these ferns are primarily associated with limestone rocks and substrates. The rare North American native, Phyllitis scolopendrium var. americana, grows almost exclusively in shaded quarries and limestone-rich habitats frequently in hardwood forests. Alert visitors to Europe and Britain will find their native species, and an occasional variation, in mortared rubble on antiquities, faces of buildings, and in chinks on roadside walls (and can amuse the locals by taking close-up photographs of their flora). Garden specimens do acclimate in circumneutral soil as well but appreciate an amendment of ground oyster or eggshells, concrete pebbles, limestone chips, or other additives that offer a steady and slow release of lime. Powdered supplements of dolomite or lawn sweeteners are not recommended. However, fellow enthusiasts give an endorsement to pelleted dolomitic...

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