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  • De Laurentiis, Evelina I.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2009)
    The translational GTPases elongation factor Tu (EF-Tu) and LepA modulate the dynamics of tRNA on the ribosome. EF-Tu facilitates the delivery of aminoacyl-tRNA (aa-tRNA) to the translating ribosome and LepA catalyzes the ...
  • Moritz, Ann Laraine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 1996)
    This thesis is an ethnographic account of how people in a particular situation of bureaucratic domination developed tactics and adopted discourses to present themselves as active agents capable of mobilizing resources, ...
  • Thompson, Brittany; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2011)
    This thesis project explores social constructions of aging women within Women’s Health magazine. There is limited scholarly literature on representations of aging women within popular health/fitness media, such as magazines. ...
  • Meyer, Cathy J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Health Sciences, 2002)
    This thesis was designed to explore and describe the beliefs and behaviours of young adults (parents or future parents) in relation to immunization. Data were collected via in-depth interviews with 36 young adults (current ...
  • Farnell, Benjamin J. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2014)
    Homogalacturonan (HG) is a structural plant cell wall polysaccharide and a key source of dietary fiber. The human genome does not contain a single enzyme known to be involved in pectin digestion, and therefore, in order ...
  • Pahari, Shankar (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, [Dept. of] Biological Sciences, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2012)
    Asymmetric localization of PIN proteins controls directionality of auxin transport and many aspects of plant development. The Arabidopsis mutant, unhinged-1 (unh-1), has defects to leaf veins and other root and shoot ...
  • Cormack, Ryan David; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2006)
    The complex vasculature seen in the vascular plants provides a scaffolding of structural support and is responsible for the movement of water, minerals, photosynthate and some hormones. The auxin canalization model ...
  • Burke, Candace J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    This thesis explores how rats use various categories of ultrasonic vocalizations in social contexts. In the first study male juvenile rats were socially isolated and trained to anticipate play with a conspecific. During ...
  • Adams, Brittney; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Women and Gender StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender Studies, 2016)
    Following the arrests of Winston Blackmore and James Oler of Bountiful, British Columbia in 2009 polygamy has captured the attention of media, the legal system, and the general population of Canada. Overwhelmingly, the ...
  • Kellett, Peter; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2017)
    The intersectional impact of multiple social gradients on major depression (MD) and lifetime suicidal ideation (LSI) among Canadian men was explored through statistical analysis of four years of Canadian Community Health ...
  • Berg, Aaron A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1997Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 1997)
    In subhumid to arid climates throughout the world, recharge to groundwater in urban areas is often found to be higher than pre-urbanization rates, despite an increased percentage of impermeable surfaces. Groundwater recharge ...
  • O'Neil, Nicholas Patrick Paul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2016)
    The use of sonations in avian courtship displays is described for many species, however, the function and variation with these non-vocal acoustic displays has rarely been investigated. Perhaps the only well studied sonation ...
  • Link, Courtney Anne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2011)
    This study examined the influence of state-confidence on aesthetic athletes’ precompetitive imagery function use. Important individual differences effecting functional imagery use require empirical confirmation. Proposed ...
  • van Paridon, Bradley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    Parasite distributions are rapidly expanding, in large part due to human mediated translocations of hosts. Thus, instances of parasite-spread to new hosts are common. Management of these emerging parasites depends on ...
  • Irvine, Paul Michael (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011)
    Many organisms, especially animals like insects, which depend on the environment for body heat, have growth stages and life cycles that are highly dependent on temperature. To better understand and model how insect life ...
  • Stone, Scott; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    Locating objects in space is typically thought of as a visual task. However, not everyone has access to visual information, such as the blind. The purpose of this thesis was to investigate whether it was possible to convert ...
  • Fox, Paulette Margaret; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2005)
    Contemporary science has a minimal temporal experience with regional ecology. A linkage with Blackfoot/Blackfcct traditional environmental knowledge and information provides a unique perspective for notions of sustainability. ...
  • Himmler, Stephanie M. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2015)
    Play fighting has been proposed to provide animals with experiences that promote behavioural flexibility, which helps them to successfully navigate their physical and social environments later on in life. However, there ...
  • Bischler, Troy K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2007)
    Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and its principle binding protein (IGFBP-3) are believed to play a role in mediating the anabolic effects of exercise. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of 4 months ...
  • Golestanirad, Sina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    We challenge a form of Paragraph-to-Question generation task. We propose a question generation system which can be used to generate questions from a body of text. Our goal is to rank the generated questions by using ...