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Martin Vanek, Filip Mravec, Martin Szotkowski, Dana Byrtusova, Andrea Haronikova, Milan Certik, Volha Shapaval and Ivana Marova

. Carotenoids from Rhodotorula and Phaffia: yeasts of biotechnological importance. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 2009; 36:163-180. 5. Kandori H, Sasabe H, MimuroI M. Direct Determination of a Lifetime of the S2 State of Beta-Carotene by Femtosecond Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc 1994; 116:2671-2672. 6. Xia S, Tan C, Zhang Y, Abbas S, Feng B, Zhang X, Qin F. Modulating effect of lipid bilayer–carotenoid interactions on the property of liposome encapsulation. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2015; 128:172-180. 7. Schlee C, Miedl M

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S.O. Pyskunov, Yu.V. Maksimyk and V.V. Valer

1 Introduction Structural elements of responsible objects function often under long-term static or cyclic force loading. The process of creep or fatigue, accompanied by the gradual accumulation of scattered damage, the formation and growth of macroscopic defects (fracture zones) are occurs under such a loading conditions. This problem, similarly as well as other aspects of reliability analysis [ 1 , 2 , 5 ], is very important for a reliable determination of long-term strength and lifetime. A description of above mentioned processes, which took the name

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Roman Wan-Wendner

1 Scope The design of safe and durable concrete structures made from standard as well as high performance concretes, and the maintenance and rehabilitation of the built infrastructure, both require an in-depth understanding of the complex heterogenous aging composite material concrete. Questions pertaining to the ultimate capacity, serviceability, and durability, as time variant problems have to be faced in all phases of a concrete structure’s life-time, from design, operation and maintenance up to demolition. In the design phase, multi-decade predictions

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JM Moore

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It is my distinct pleasure to make this presentation of the TSRC Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr Bill Collins from NC State University. Bill is well known in academic and industry circles for his contributions to Tobacco Science. Some have suggested that Bill Collins is the single person most identified with flue-cured tobacco at NC State and probably world-wide.

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A Rodgman

References 1. Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Dietrich Hoffmann; 58 th Tobacco Science Research Conference, Program Booklet and Abstracts, Vol. 58, 2004, pp. 4–5. 2. Wright, G.F: Studies with tobacco smoke condensate; in : Proc. 3rd Natl. Cancer Conf., June, 1956, JB Lippincott Company (1957) 479–484. Wright, G.F and E.L. Wynder: Fractionation of cigarette tar; Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 2(1) (1955) 5. Wright, G.F and E.L. Wynder: Further chemical studies of cigarette smoke condensate; Proc. Am. Assoc

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WD Heller and G Scherer

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Martins Miezis, Kristaps Zvaigznitis, Nicholas Stancioff and Lars Soeftestad

Prolongation of the Lifetime of the Buildings. Presented at REHVA Annual Conference 2015 “Advanced HVAC and Natural Gas Technologies”, Riga, Latvia, 2015. doi: 10.7250/rehvaconf.2015.036 [14] Charlier D., Risch A. Evaluation of the impact of environmental public policy measures on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the French residential sector. Energy Policy 2012:170-184. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.03.048 [15] Baek C., Park S. Policy measures to overcome barriers to energy renovation of existing buildings. Renewable and

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Kamal Kumar Gupta, Mohd Shazad and Shailendra Kumar

consumption to the lifetime reproductive success of female field crickets ( Gryllus bimaculatus ). Ecological Entomology, 13 (1): 57–69. T hornhill R., A lcock J. 1983. The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. T ram U., W olfner M.F. 1999. Male seminal fluid proteins are essential for sperm storage in Drosophila melanogaster . Genetics, 153 (2): 837–844. T subaki Y., O no T. 1985. The adaptive significance of non-contact mate guarding by males of the dragonfly Nannophya pygmaea R ambur (Odonata

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PI Adams

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I was very honoured when the Editors asked me to writesome account of my many years in the tobacco industrywith particular reference to my activities in the TechnicalCommittee ISO/ TC 126 “Tobacco and tobacco products”of the International Organization for Standardization(ISO).