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      Analysis of volatile organic compounds released from the decay of surrogate human models simulating victims of collapsed buildings by thermal desorption-comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-time of flight mass spectrometry 

      Agapiou, Agapios; Zorba, Eleni; Mikedi, Katerina; McGregor, L.; Spiliopoulou, C.; Statheropoulos, Miltiades K. (2015)
      Field experiments were devised to mimic the entrapment conditions under the rubble of collapsed buildings aiming to investigate the evolution of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) during the early dead body decomposition ...
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      Analytical separations in open-tubular capillary electrochromatography 

      Kapnissi‐Christodoulou, Constantina P.; Zhu, X.; Warner, I. M. (2003)
      This review represents a summary of recent progress in open-tubular capillary electro-chromatography (OT-CEC) for chiral and achiral separations. The OT-CEC approach is an alternative to packed-CEC that could eliminate the ...
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      Authenticity of the traditional Cypriot spirit "zivania" on the basis of metal content using a combination of coupled plasma spectroscopy and statistical analysis 

      Kokkinofta, Rebecca I.; Petrakis, Panos V.; Mavromoustakos, Thomas M.; Theocharis, Charis R. (2003)
      Sixty-eight alcoholic beverages ranging in alcoholic degree between 40 and 55 from different countries were analyzed for their 16 most abundant metal elements using inductively coupled plasma (ICP) spectroscopy. The results ...
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      Chiral selectors in CE: Recent developments and applications 

      Tsioupi, Despina A.; Stefan-van Staden, R. -I; Kapnissi‐Christodoulou, Constantina P. (2013)
      This review article provides an overview of the recent advances in enantioanalysis by use of electrophoretic techniques. Due to the big number of publications in the subject mentioned above, this article is focused on ...
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      Chiral separation of Huperzine A using CE - Method validation and application in pharmaceutical formulations 

      Tsioupi, Despina A.; Nicolaou, I. N.; Moore, L.; Kapnissi‐Christodoulou, Constantina P. (2012)
      The aim of this work is the development, validation and application of an MEKC method for the chiral separation of Huperzine A. Huperzine A is an important compound that is used to treat Alzheimer's disease. However, only ...
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      A compendium of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released by human cell lines 

      Filipiak, W.; Mochalski, Paweł; Filipiak, A.; Ager, C.; Cumeras, R.; Davis, C. E.; Agapiou, Agapios; Unterkofler, K.; Troppmair, J. (2016)
      Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) offer unique insights into ongoing biochemical processes in healthy and diseased humans. Yet, their diagnostic use is hampered by the limited understanding of their biochemical or cellular ...
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      Crystal/glass phase change in KSb5S8 studied through thermal analysis techniques 

      Chrissafis, K.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (2004)
      The reversible crystal-glass and glass-crystal transitions discovered in KSb5S8 were studied in detail with nonisothermal scanning calorimetry techniques. When cooled, molten KSb5S8 becomes a metastable glass, which can ...
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      Determination of radium by radon emanation after EDTA-mediated sample dissolution 

      Liatsou, Ioanna; Pashalidis, Ioannis (2015)
      The applicability of radon emanation to determine radium levels in (TE)NORM after EDTA-mediated sample dissolution has been investigated by means of a closed recirculating air loop radon monitoring system. Regarding radium ...
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      A DFT study of the ground state multiplicities of linear vs angular polyheteroacenes 

      Constantinides, Christos P.; Koutentis, Panayiotis Andreas; Schatz, J. (2004)
      Unrestricted density functional calculations in combination with the broken-symmetry approach and spin-projection methods have been employed to study a series of formally 4n π antiaromatic linear and angular polyheteroacenes. ...
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      The effect of strain hardening on the dynamic response of human artery segments 

      Charalambous, H. P.; Roussis, Panayiotis C.; Giannakopoulos, A. E. (2017)
      Background: When subjected to time-dependent blood pressure, human arteries undergo large deformations, exhibiting mainly nonlinear hyperelastic type of response. The mechanical response of arteries depends on the health ...
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      Effects of monovalent anions of the Hofmeister series on DPPC lipid bilayers part I: Swelling and in-plane equations of state 

      Aroti, Andria; Leontidis, Epameinondas; Dubois, M.; Zemby, T. (2007)
      Aiming to improve understanding of the mechanisms behind specific anion effects in biological systems we have studied the effects of sodium salts of simple monovalent anions belonging to the Hofmeister series on the bilayers ...
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      Familial Mediterranean fever associated pyrin mutations in Greece 

      Print Email Konstantopoulos, Konstantinos; Kanta, Alexandra; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D.; Atamian, V.; Mavrogianni, D.; Tzioufas, A. G.; Kollainis, I.; Ritis, K.; Moutsopoulos, H. M. (2003)
      Objective: To search for pyrin mutations associated with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in Greece. Patients and methods: 62 patients fulfilling the Tel Hashomer diagnostic criteria for definite (33) or probable (29) ...
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      Preliminary investigation of using volatile organic compounds from human expired air, blood and urine for locating entrapped people in earthquakes 

      Statheropoulos, Miltiades K.; Sianos, Efstathios; Agapiou, Agapios; Georgiadou, A.; Pappa, Athina A.; Tzamtzis, N.; Giotaki, H.; Papageorgiou, Charalambos Ch; Kolostoumbis, D. (2005)
      A preliminary investigation on the possibility of using volatile organic compounds (VOCs) determination of expired air, blood and urine, for the early location of entrapped people in earthquakes, has been carried out. A ...
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      Proton binding to proteins: A free-energy component analysis using a dielectric continuum model 

      Archontis, Georgios Z.; Simonson, T. (2005)
      Proton binding plays a critical role in protein structure and function. We report pKa calculations for three aspartates in two proteins, using a linear response approach, as well as a "standard" Poisson-Boltzmann approach. ...
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      Search for radiative b-hadron decays in pp̅ collisions at √s=1.8 TeV 

      Acosta, D.; Affolder, T.; Akimoto, H.; Albrow, M. G.; Ambrose, D.; Amidei, D.; Anikeev, K.; Antos, J.; Apollinari, G.; Arisawa, T.; Artikov, A.; Asakawa, T.; Ashmanskas, W.; Azfar, F.; Azzi-Bacchetta, P.; Bacchetta, N.; Bachacou, H.; Badgett, W.; Bailey, S.; De Barbaro, P.; Barbaro-Galtieri, A.; Barnes, V. E.; Barnett, B. A.; Baroiant, S.; Barone, M.; Bauer, G.; Bedeschi, F.; Behari, S.; Belforte, S.; Bell, W. H.; Bellettini, G.; Bellinger, J.; Benjamin, D.; Bensinger, J.; Beretvas, Andrew; Berryhill, J.; Bhatti, A.; Binkley, M.; Bisello, D.; Bishai, M.; Blair, R. E.; Blocker, C.; Bloom, K.; Blumenfeld, B.; Blusk, S. R.; Bocci, A.; Bodek, A.; Bolla, G.; Bonushkin, Yu Ye; Bortoletto, D.; Boudreau, J.; Brandl, A.; Bromberg, C.; Brozovic, M.; Brubaker, E.; Bruner, N.; Budagov, J.; Budd, H. S.; Burkett, K.; Busetto, G.; Byrum, K. L.; Cabrera, S.; Calafiura, P.; Campbell, M.; Carithers, W.; Carlson, J.; Carlsmith, D.; Caskey, W.; Castro, A.; Cauz, D.; Cerri, A.; Chan, A. 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S.; McIntyre, P.; Menguzzato, M.; Menzione, A.; Merkel, P.; Mesropian, C.; Meyer, A.; Miao, T.; Miller, R.; Miller, J. S.; Minato, H.; Miscetti, S.; Mishina, M.; Mitselmakher, G.; Miyazaki, Y.; Moggi, N.; Moore, E.; Moore, R.; Morita, Y.; Moulik, T.; Mulhearn, M.; Mukherjee, A.; Muller, T.; Munar, A.; Murat, P.; Murgia, S.; Nachtman, J.; Nagaslaev, V.; Nahn, S.; Nakada, H.; Nakano, I.; Napora, R.; Nelson, C.; Nelson, T.; Neu, C.; Neuberger, D.; Newman-Holmes, C.; Ngan, C. -Y P.; Nigmanov, T.; Niu, H.; Nodulman, L.; Nomerotski, A.; Oh, S. H.; Oh, Y. D.; Ohmoto, T.; Ohsugi, T.; Oishi, R.; Okusawa, T.; Olsen, J.; Orejudos, W.; Pagliarone, C.; Palmonari, F.; Paoletti, R.; Papadimitriou, Vaia; Partos, D.; Patrick, J.; Pauletta, G.; Paulini, M.; Pauly, T.; Paus, C.; Pellett, D.; Pescara, L.; Phillips, T. J.; Piacentino, G.; Piedra, J.; Pitts, K. T.; Pompos, A.; Pondrom, L.; Pope, G.; Pratt, T.; Prokoshin, F.; Proudfoot, J.; Ptohos, Fotios; Pukhov, O.; Punzi, G.; Rademacker, J.; Ragan, K.; Rakitine, A.; Ratnikov, F.; Reher, D.; Reichold, A.; Renton, P.; Ribon, A.; Riegler, W.; Rimondi, F.; Ristori, L.; Riveline, M.; Robertson, W. J.; Rodrigo, T.; Rolli, S.; Rosenson, L.; Roser, R.; Rossin, R.; Rott, C.; Roy, A.; Ruiz, A.; Ryan, D.; Safonov, A.; St. Denis, R.; Sakumoto, W. K.; Saltzberg, D.; Sanchez, C.; Sansoni, A.; Santi, L.; Sato, H.; Savard, P.; Savoy-Navarro, A.; Schlabach, P.; Schmidt, E. E.; Schmidt, M. P.; Schmitt, M.; Scodellaro, L.; Scott, A.; Scribano, A.; Sedov, A.; Seidel, S.; Seiya, Y.; Semenov, A.; Semeria, F.; Shah, T.; Shapiro, M. D.; Shepard, P. F.; Shibayama, T.; Shimojima, M.; Shochet, M.; Sidoti, A.; Siegrist, J.; Sill, A.; Sinervo, P.; Singh, P.; Slaughter, A. J.; Sliwa, K.; Snider, F. D.; Solodsky, A.; Spalding, J.; Speer, T.; Spezziga, M.; Sphicas, Paris A.; Spinella, F.; Spiropulu, Maria; Spiegel, L.; Steele, J.; Stefanini, A.; Strologas, John; Strumia, F.; Stuart, D.; Sukhanov, A.; Sumorok, K.; Suzuki, T.; Takano, T.; Takashima, R.; Takikawa, K.; Tamburello, P.; Tanaka, M.; Tannenbaum, B.; Tecchio, M.; Tesarek, R. J.; Teng, P. K.; Terashi, K.; Tether, S.; Thompson, A. S.; Thomson, E.; Thurman-Keup, R.; Tipton, P.; Tkaczyk, S.; Toback, D.; Tollefson, K.; Tollestrup, A.; Tonelli, D.; Tonnesmann, M.; Toyoda, H.; Trischuk, W.; de Trocóniz, J. F.; Tseng, J.; Tsybychev, D.; Turini, N.; Ukegawa, F.; Unverhau, T.; Vaiciulis, T.; Valls, J.; Vataga, E.; Vejcik, S.,III; Velev, G.; Veramendi, G.; Vidal, R.; Vila, I.; Vilar, R.; Volobouev, I.; Von Der Mey, M.; Vucinic, D.; Wagner, R. G.; Wagner, R. L.; Wagner, W.; Wallace, N. B.; Wan, Z.; Wang, C.; Wang, M. J.; Wang, S. M.; Ward, B.; Waschke, S.; Watanabe, T.; Waters, D.; Watts, T.; Weber, M.; Wenzel, H.; Wester, W. C.,III; Whitehouse, B.; Wicklund, A. B.; Wicklund, E.; Wilkes, T.; Williams, H. H.; Wilson, P.; Winer, B. L.; Winn, D.; Wolbers, S.; Wolinski, D.; Wolinski, J.; Wolinski, S.; Wolter, M.; Worm, S.; Wu, X.; Wyss, J.; Yang, U. K.; Yao, W.; Yeh, G. P.; Yeh, P.; Yi, K.; Yoh, J.; Yosef, C.; Yoshida, T.; Yu, I.; Yu, S.; Yu, Z.; Yun, J. C.; Zanetti, A.; Zetti, F.; Zucchelli, S. (2002)
      We have performed a search for radiative 6-hadron decays using events produced in pp̅ collisions at √s=1.8TeV and collected by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. The decays we considered were B0̅ d→K*0(→K-π+γ, B0̅ s→φ(→K+K-)γ,0 ...
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      Separation of benzodiazepines using capillary electrochromatography 

      Kapnissi‐Christodoulou, Constantina P.; Warner, I. M. (2004)
      Benzodiazepines are often used for the treatment of epilepsy, convulsions, and many psychiatric disorders. The widespread use of this class of drugs has occasionally raised concern about recreational benzodiazepine abuse ...
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      Time-resolved step-scan Fourier transform infrared investigation of heme-copper oxidases: Implications for O2 input and H 2O/H+ output channels 

      Koutsoupakis, Constantinos; Pinakoulaki, Eftychia; Stavrakis, Stavros; Daskalakis, Vangelis; Varotsis, Constantinos (2004)
      We have applied FTIR and time-resolved step-scan Fourier transform infrared (TRS2-FTIR) spectroscopy to investigate the dynamics of the heme-CuB binuclear center and the protein dynamics of mammalian aa3, Pseudomonas ...
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      Unpaired and spin-singlet paired states of a two-dimensional electron gas in a perpendicular magnetic field 

      Polini, Marco; Moulopoulos, Konstantinos; Davoudi, Bahman; Davoudi, B.; Tosi, Mario P. (2002)
      We present a variational study of both unpaired and spin-singlet paired states induced in a two-dimensional electron gas at low density by a perpendicular magnetic field. It is based on an improved circular-cell approximation ...