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… ap-proved iron chelator. An 18 -year-old leukemic woman presented a febrile neutro-penia and abdominal pain after a first course of chemotherapy. Ultrasound showed a small liver abscess. All bacterial and fungal samples remained negative.

… theory mol = 0. 6 aatom = 120 nm. In this comment, we argue that this might be an indication that they have produced in fact a new many-body state. As a first guide to explain this discrepancy, we want to point out that the Bose-Einstein…

… (LFF) is equipped with a permanent magnet whose dimensions are significantly smaller than that of the duct flow under investigation. The working fluid is the eutectic alloy GaInSn which is liquid at room temperature. A first preliminary setup…

a first contribution, this thesis describes a refactoring approach to automated refactoring of Simulink models. In particular, a catalog of refactoring operations are introduced that can be used to refactoring different aspects of a…

Zulu sheep are found mainly in the rural KwaZulu-Natal province and the numbers are declining due to indiscriminate inbreeding. There is thus a need for phenotypic and genetic characterisation as a first phase for planning conservation…

… but it was operative from 2010, with a first batch of animals. The stakeholders subscribed a chain agreement, adopting production guidelines and a commercial trademark. Since the meat is not yet ready, the present paper is, in part, an…

… 08 but it was operative from 2010, with a first batch of animals. The stakeholders subscribed a chain agreement, adopting production guidelines and a commercial trademark. Since the meat is not yet ready, the present paper is, in part, an analysis o…

… been tested against experimental data, relevant to cases with constant width, collected in the literature. The results give a first confirmation of the rheology, but a campaign of laboratory experiments is necessary in order to verify the…

… but think to myself: aren’t all of these features just crutches for under-skilled programmers? Perhaps my minimal experience with parallel programming has made me over critical of the problem that these systems face. I can see how Zoltan would be useful as a first attack at the problem, but it seems to me that this system should reall…

… lattice. The phase transition between the two phases could be in the deconfined universality class if it is not a first order transition. Comment: 6 pages, 8 figures, RevTe…

… nucleation and growth mechanisms at work during the growth of ZnO nanostructures by catalyst-assisted pulsed laser deposition (PLD). ZnO nanowires and triangular nanosheets have been grown on sapphire substrates by Auassisted PLD. In a first study,…

ZnO and fluorine doped ZnO (FZO) thin films were prepared by d. c. reactive magnetron sputtering using a zinc target in an Ar/O 2 (/F 2) mixture. In a first attempt ZnO films were synthesized in order to optimize the matrix properties in…

ZnCr 2 O 4 undergoes a first order spin-Peierls-like phase transition at 12. 5 K from a cubic spin liquid phase to a tetragonal Neel state. Using powder diffraction and single crystal polarized neutron scattering, we determined the complex…

Zn) be LLd. as (X,Z), Z taking values in Rl, and for o < p < 1, let ep(x) denote the conditional p-quantile of Z given X=x, i. e., P(Z ep(x) IX=x) = p. In this paper, kernel and nearest neighbor estimators of ep(x) are proposed. As a first step…

… toenail Zn, which integrates dietary Zn intake over 3 to 12 months, with the risk of a first myocardial infarction. Toenail Zn concentrations were determined by neutron activation analysis in the European multi-centre case–control study on…

… phytic acid content). In a first study the effect of 0 v. 0. 26 g/ 200 ml phytic acid was compared in 10 elderly and 10 young subjects, each subject receiving both treatments. In a second study soya milks with 0 and 0. 13 g/ 200 ml were…

… electron microscopy (TEM) in combination with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy. As a first step, methods were developed for manufacturing large thin foil TEM specimens, containing the metal/oxide interface, using the focused ion beam…

… limiting factors of the fuel burn-up efficiency. The aim of the present study is to understand these oxidation mechanisms. As a first step, a fundamental study of the oxidation of commercially pure zirconium has been conducted using the 3 D…

… together, these data suggest that ziprasidone may be a first line treatment for patients with bipolar mania. However, ziprasidone is a relatively new medication for which adverse events after long-term use and/or in vulnerable patient…

… (VRML) allowing a dynamic picture which is linked to a Database Management System (FreeWais). The experimentation was drawn to get a first impression of documents data set by querying without any keyword…

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