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MAB2.0 project: Integrating algae production into wastewater treatment

-38. 18. Arias DM, Solé-Bundó M, Garfí M, Ferrer I, García J, Uggetti E. Integrating microalgae tertiary treatment into activated sludge systems for energy and nutrients recovery from wastewater. Bioresour Technol 2018; 247: 513-9. 19. Ge Z, Zhang H, Zhang Y, Yan C, Zhao Y. Purifying synthetic highstrength wastewater by microalgae Chlorella vulgaris under various light emitting diode wavelengths and intensities. J Environ Health Sci Eng 2013 11(1): 8. 20. Sforza E, Barbera E, Bertucco A. Improving the photoconversion efficiency: An

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Determining the optical properties of blood using He-Ne laser and double integrating sphere set-up

vivo applications. Photochem Photobiol. 1981;34(4):493-449. [9] Hammer M, Roggan A, Schweitzer D, Muller G. Optical properties of ocular fundus tissues-an in verto study using the double-integrating-sphere technique and inverse Monte Carlo simulation. Phys Med Biol. 1995;40(6):963-978. [10] Ishimaru A. Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media: Vol I. New York: Academic Press; 1978. [11] Reynolds L, Johnson J, Ishimaru A. Diffuse reflectance from finite blood medium: application to the modeling of fiber optic catheters. Appl Opt. 1978

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Planning and verification in radiotherapy: our experience in a filmless hospital

Planning and verification in radiotherapy: our experience in a filmless hospital

In our hospital we have recently installed a new radiotherapy treatment planning and verification system. Our system allows to follow the normal clinical workflow: from patient identification to follow-up through the treatment delivery with the study of the best irradiation geometry. We designed a new technical solutions relating to the use of four linear accelerators, a Record and Verify system, a Treatment Planning System (TPS) and a clinical folder, completely paperless. All the procedures for treatment planning, setup and verification are integrated in our digital imaging long-term archive. The integration is based on the existing HL7 and DICOM standard protocols described in the International Committee and IHE RO Technical Framework, which is able to support the workflow. All the images used for planning and setup are stored in the Oncentra DICOM archive server for short-term archiving and then are sent to the Agfa DICOM long-term archive for legal and scientific purposes.

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Differences in organic matter quality, chemical and microbiological characteristics of two Phaeozems under natural and anthropic influence

. Integration of the polyphenol and Maillard reactions into a unified abiotic pathway for humification in nature: the role of δ-MnO2. Org Geochem 2004; 35: 747-762. 5. Zhang Y, Yue D, Ma H. Darkening mechanism and kinetics of humification process in catechol-Maillard system. Chemosphere 2015;130: 40-45. 6. Matei S, Matei GM, Dumitru S, Ignat P. Research on the role of microbial consortium in biosynthesis of humic precursors based on secondary metabolites. Ann Univ Craiova – Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre 2016; 46: 348-356. 7. López-González JA, Suárez

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3D polyelectrolyte scaffolds to mimic exocrine glands: a step towards a prostate-on-chip platform

. 2017;35(11):1035-48. 4. Picollet-D’hahan N, Dolega ME, Liguori L, Marquette C, Le Gac S, Gidrol X, et al. A 3D Toolbox to Enhance Physiological Relevance of Human Tissue Models. Trends Biotechnol. 2016;34(9):757-69. 5. Kim HJ, Ingber DE. Gut-on-a-Chip microenvironment induces human intestinal cells to undergo villus differentiation. Integrative Biology. 2013;5(9):1130. 6. Kim HJ, Li H, Collins JJ, Ingber DE. Contributions of microbiome and mechanical deformation to intestinal bacterial overgrowth and inflammation in a

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Evidence for quantized magnetic flux in an axon

]. II Method Melendy [ 1 ] demonstrated that the differential equation: (1a) [ ∂ V m ∂ ( Δ r ) ] 2 − 1 Γ V m − u = 0 $${{\left[ \frac{\partial {{V}_{m}}}{\partial \left( \Delta r \right)} \right]}^{2}}-\frac{1}{\Gamma }{{V}_{m}}-u=0$$ is a novel, closed-form quantification of the membrane action potential, V m . (1a) is in contrast to the Hodgkin-Huxley quantification of V m [ 6 ] which requires numerically integrating four differential equations to solve for the membrane voltage. Here, u = (67.9 × 10 –3 )Γ –1 , where: (1b) Γ

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Analysis of a Mechanistic Model for Non-invasive Bioimpedance of Intact Skin

the inject (II), (55) Φ ( R 2 ≤ r ≤ R 3 , z = h S C ) = V 0 , $$\Phi \left( {{R}_{2}}\le r\le {{R}_{3}},z={{h}^{SC}} \right)={{V}_{0}},$$ where R 1 = w 1 , R 2 = w 1 + w 2 , R 3 = w 1 + w 2 + w 3 (= R) for notational convenience. In the second and third steps from Fig. 1c to 1e , the leading-order transport in the stratum corneum for the frequencies considered here is in the z -direction, whence the PDE reduces to an ordinary differential equation, which we can integrate analytically and so reduce this layer to the modified

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Dual modality electrical impedance and ultrasound reflection tomography to improve image quality

EIT. MAT-MI (Magnetoacoustic Tomography-Magnetic Induction) is an imaging technique that combines ultrasound and magnetism. The study was proposed by Xu and He (2005) by simulations and experiments, to reconstruct electrical impedance by integrating magnetic induced and acoustical signals. The study shows that MAT-MI can reconstruct conductivity of biological tissues with high resolution and contrast. Wen and Balaban (2004) proposed the technique of electroacoustic imaging. The principle of electroacoustic imaging is an injection of voltage pulses on the

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Impedance detection of the electrical resistivity of the wound tissue around deep brain stimulation electrodes permits registration of the encapsulation process in a rat model

electrode resistance R Cal ( Figure 2A) . With the cell constants, the R Bulk data of the animal models may be recalculated into effective specific resistivities: (5) ρ B u l k = γ R B u l k $${{\rho }_{Bulk}}=\gamma {{R}_{Bulk}}$$ ρ Bulk represents integrative tissue parameters with timedependent contributions of the free interstitial fluid, adventitia, and neuronal tissue. Of the two methods for the extrapolation of R Bulk from the complex plot, we prefer fitting of the straight branch ( Figure 2A) . We believe that this approach ensures a

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Comparison of cerebrovascular reactivity tests: a pilot human study

a brain monitor (Empirical Technologies Corporation, Charlottesville, VA); REG2 was Cerberus (QuintLab Bioelectronics, Ltd., Budapest, Hungary). Forehead skin blood flow was measured by LDF with an integrating probe and a Periflux System 4001 (Perimed AB, Sweden). Exhaled CO 2 (endtidal CO 2 ) and respiratory volume and pressure data were generated by a respiratory profile monitor (CO 2 SMO, Respironics Novametrix LLC, Wallingford, CT). For air pressure measurement during the Valsalva maneuver, a Model 505-P2 digital manometer (Testo, Flanders, NJ) was used. To

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