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Membrane properties of structurally modified ceramides : effects on lipid lateral distribution and sphingomyelin-interactions in artificial bilayer membranes
(Åbo Akademi University, 2014-03-14)
Ceramides comprise a class of sphingolipids that exist only in small amounts in cellular membranes, but which have been associated with important roles in cellular signaling processes. The influences that ceramides have ...
New families of highly efficient, halogen-free flame retardants for polypropylene (PP)
(Åbo Akademi University, 2014-12-11)
The driving forces for current research of flame retardants are increased fire safety in combination with flame retardant formulations that fulfill the criteria of sustainable production and products. In recent years, ...
Can tourism be sustainable? : service experiences from tourism destinations in Europe
(Åbo Akademi University, 2014-04-29)
The tourism industry is growing rapidly, and thus there is an urgent need to developing sustainable tourism. The research objective of the thesis is to explore and discuss the concept of sustainability within the tourism ...
Experimental and discrete element simulation studies of bell-less charging of blast furnace
(Åbo Akademi University, 2013-03-15)
This thesis presents an experimental study and numerical study, based on the discrete element method (DEM), of bell-less charging in the blast furnace. The numerical models are based on the microscopic interaction between ...
Mapping financial stability
(Turku Centre for Computer Science, 2013-06-07)
The ongoing global financial crisis has demonstrated the importance of a systemwide, or macroprudential, approach to safeguarding financial stability. An essential part of macroprudential oversight concerns the tasks of ...
Resa i röstens landskap : en narrativ studie av hur lärare blir professionella röstanvändare
(Åbo Akademis förlag - Åbo Akademi University Press, 2011-10-28)
The theme of this thesis is the learning process that occurs when teachers become professional voice users. The aim is to explore what it (really) means to become a professional voice user in a teaching profession; thereby ...
Demokratins förutsättningar vid staters självständighet : en studie om politiska regimer i nybildade stater
(Åbo Akademis förlag - Åbo Akademi University Press, 2014-12-12)
Virtuellt lärande på distans : en intervjustudie med finländska gymnasiestuderande.
(Åbo Akademis förlag - Åbo Akademi University Press, 2016-09-16)
The aim of this study was to gain a deeper understanding of the learning experiences of upper secondary school students in a virtual learning environment. The focus of the study is younger students aged 16–18. Virtual ...
Selective inhibition of human tankyrases
(Åbo Akademi University, 2014-03-28)
Tankyrases belong to the Diphtheria toxin-like ADP-ribosyltransferase (ARTD) enzyme superfamily, also known as poly(ADP-ribose) polymerases (PARPs). They catalyze a covalent post-translational modification reaction where ...
Stop bugging me! : diversity in appearance of warning coloration
(Åbo Akademi University, 2013-10-18)
In nature, many animals use body coloration to communicate with each other. For example, colorations can be used as signals between individuals of the same species, but also to recognise individuals of other species, and ...