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    • D-alpha-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate (TPGS) induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis selectively in Survivin-overexpressing breast cancer cells 

      Neophytou, Constantinos M.; Constantinou, Constantina; Papageorgis, Panagiotis; Constantinou, Andreas I. (2014-05-01)
      d-alpha-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate (TPGS) is a vitamin E derivative that has been intensively applied as a vehicle for drug delivery systems to enhance drug solubility and increase the oral bioavailability ...
    • D2-receptor-linked signaling pathways regulate the expression of hepatic CYP2E1 

      Konstandi, Maria; Harkitis, Panagiotis; Kostakis, Dimitris; Marselos, Marios; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Lang, Matti (2008-01-02)
      This study investigated the role of catecholamine-related signaling pathways in the regulation of hepatic cytochrome P450 (CYP2E1). Central and peripheral catecholamine depletion with reserpine down-regulated CYP2E1. On ...
    • Dancing fear and desire: Race, sexuality, and imperial politics in Middle Eastern dance 

      Karayanni, Stavros Stavrou (2006-01-01)
      Throughout centuries of European colonial domination, the bodies of Middle Eastern dancers, male and female, move sumptuously and seductively across the pages of Western travel journals, evoking desire and derision, ...
    • De-securitizing Turkish: Teaching the Language of a Former Enemy, and Intercultural Language Education 

      Charalambous, Panayiota; Charalambous, Constadina; Rampton, Ben (2017-12-01)
      This article explores the fit between orthodox ideas about intercultural language education and situations of acute insecurity. It describes the teaching of Turkish to Greek-Cypriots, introduced in 2003 by the Republic of ...
    • Deconstructing the Greek-Cypriot new national curriculum: To what extent are disabled children considered in the 'humane and democratic school' of Cyprus? 

      Symeonidou, Simoni; Mavrou, Katerina (2014-01-01)
      The present paper contextualizes the recent process of development of the New National Curriculum (NNC) for use in Greek-Cypriot public schools. Using content analysis, it pays particular attention to the degree to which ...
    • Decreased DNA Disruption in the Porcine Neocortex with Erythromycin Preconditioning during Prolonged Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: Evidence for Neuroprotection 

      Koutsogiannidis, Charilaos Panagiotis C.; Ananiadou, Olga G.; Ampatzidou, Fotini Ch; Savvas, Ioannis P.; Mytilinaios, Dimitrios G.; Nikolopoulou, Elena N.; Troupis, Theodore G.; Charchanti, Antonia V.; Drossos, George E.; Johnson, Elizabeth O. (2015-01-01)
      We have previously reported that the neocortex is selectively vulnerable to injury in an acute porcine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA) at 18°C. In view of recent evidence showing that pharmacologic preconditioning ...
    • Decreased placental expression of hPGH, IGF-I and IGFBP-1 in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction 

      Koutsaki, Maria; Sifakis, Stavros K.; Zaravinos, Apostolos; Koutroulakis, Demetrios; Koukoura, Ourania G.; Spandidos, Demetrios A. (2011-02-01)
      Objective: The human Placental Growth Hormone (hPGH) and the Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) system are implicated in fetal development. This study aimed to evaluate the expression of hPGH, IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 genes ...
    • Defibrillation: Mechanisms, waveforms, energy levels, transthoracic impedance and automated external defibrillators 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Bassiakou, Eleni; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2010-01-01)
      Cardiac arrest still remains a daunting medical emergency in Western societies and is the cause of approximately 250,000-600,000 deaths annually in the United States, with ventricular fibrillation being the initial rhythm ...
    • Demonstration of motion correction for PET-MR with PVA cryogel phantoms 

      Soultanidis, Georgios; Polycarpou, Irene; Weissler, Bjoern; Lerche, Christoph W.; MacKewn, Jane E.; Ayres, Richard; Tsoumpas, Charalampos; Schulz, Volkmar; Marsden, Paul K. (2013-01-01)
      Respiratory motion can degrade PET image quality and various correction approaches have been investigated. A novel method, applicable to simultaneous PET-MR is to measure the motion with the MR and correct the PET data ...
    • Deregulation of the tumour suppressor genes p14ARF, p15 INK4b, p16INK4a and p53 in basal cell carcinoma 

      Kanellou, Peggy; Zaravinos, Apostolos; Zioga, M.; Spandidos, Demetrios A. (2009-06-01)
      Background Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a locally aggressive slowly growing tumour that rarely metastasizes and is mostly seen in older members of the population. Objectives To determine the involvement of the tumour ...
    • DES14X3taz: A TYPE I SUPERLUMINOUS SUPERNOVA SHOWING A LUMINOUS, RAPIDLY COOLING INITIAL PRE-PEAK BUMP 

      Smith, M.; Sullivan, M.; D'Andrea, C.B.; Castander, F.J.; Casas, R.; Prajs, S.; Papadopoulos, Andreas; Nichol, R.C.; Karpenka, N.V.; Bernard, S.R.; Brown, P.; Cartier, R.; Cooke, J.; Curtin, C.; Davis, T.M.; Finley, D.A.; Foley, R.J.; Gal-Yam, A.; Goldstein, D.A.; González-Gaitán, S.; Gupta, R.R.; Howell, D.A.; Inserra, C.; Kessler, R.; Lidman, C.; Marriner, J.; Nugent, P.; Pritchard, T.A.; Sako, M.; Smartt, S.; Smith, R.C.; Spinka, H.; Thomas, R.C.; Wolf, R.C.; Zenteno, A.; Abbott, T.M.C.; Benoit-Lévy, A.; Bertin, E.; Brooks, D.; Buckley-Geer, E.; Rosell, A.C.; Kind, M.C.; Carretero, J.; Crocce, M.; Cunha, C.E.; Da Costa, L.N.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H.T.; Doel, P.; Estrada, J.; Evrard, A.E.; Flaugher, B.; Fosalba, P.; Frieman, J.; Gerdes, D.W.; Gruen, D.; Gruendl, R.A.; James, D.J.; Kuehn, K.; Kuropatkin, N.; Lahav, O.; Li, T.S.; Marshall, J.L.; Martini, P.; Miller, C.J.; Miquel, R.; Nord, B.; Ogando, R.; Plazas, A.A.; Reil, K.; Romer, A.K.; Roodman, A.; Rykoff, E.S.; Sanchez, E.; Scarpine, V.; Schubnell, M.; Sevilla-Noarbe, I.; Soares-Santos, M.; Sobreira, F.; Suchyta, E.; Swanson, M.E.C.; Tarle, G.; Walker, A.R.; Wester, W. (2016-02-10)
      We present DES14X3taz, a new hydrogen-poor superluminous supernova (SLSN-I) discovered by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) supernova program, with additional photometric data provided by the Survey Using DECam for Superluminous ...
    • Descriptive study on parents' knowledge, attitudes and practices on antibiotic use and misuse in children with upper respiratory tract infections in Cyprus 

      Rouusounides, Andreas; Papaevangelou, Vana; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Panagakou, Sotiria G.; Theodoridou, Maria C.; Syrogiannopoulos, George A.; Hadjichristodoulou, Christos S. (2011-08-05)
      Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are common in children and represent a significant cause of antibiotic abuse which contributes to the development of antibiotic resistance. A survey was conducted in Cyprus in ...
    • Design and development of a semi-autonomous agricultural vineyard sprayer: Human–robot interaction aspects 

      Adamides, George; Katsanos, Christos; Constantinou, Ioannis P.; Christou, Georgios; Xenos, Michalis Nik; Hadzilacos, Thanassis; Edan, Yael (2017-12-01)
      This article presents the design aspects and development processes to transform a general-purpose mobile robotic platform into a semi-autonomous agricultural robot sprayer focusing on user interfaces for teleoperation. The ...
    • Design and implementation of totally-self checking SHA-1 and SHA-256 hash functions’ architectures 

      Michail, Harris E.; Athanasiou, George S.; Theodoridis, George; Gregoriades, Andreas; Goutis, Costas E. (2016-09-01)
      Many cryptographic primitives that are used in cryptographic schemes and security protocols such as SET, PKI, IPSec and VPN's utilize hash functions - a special family of cryptographic algorithms. Hardware implementations ...
    • Design of scheduling algorithms 

      Riezebos, Jan; Hoc, Jean Michel; Mebarki, Nasser; Dimopoulos, Christos; Van Wezel, Wout M.C.; Pinot, Guillaume (2011-12-01)
      The accomplishment of a manufacturing company's objectives is strongly connected to the efficient solution of scheduling problems that are faced in the production environment. Numerous methods for the solution of these ...
    • Design of scheduling algorithms: Applications 

      Riezebos, Jan; Hoc, Jean Michel; Mebarki, Nasser; Dimopoulos, Christos; Van Wezel, Wout M.C.; Pinot, Guillaume (2011-12-01)
      This chapter discusses the insights developed for designing scheduling algorithms according to three design projects where algorithms have been developed. The choice of applications covers a broad spectrum. The methods ...
    • Designing and Evaluating Sociability in Online Video Games 

      Christou, Georgios; Effie Law, Effie; Geerts, David; Nacke, Lennart E.; Zaphiris, Panayiotis G. (2013-04-27)
      The emergence of Online Video Games has led to new ways of socializing with friends. Nowadays a good online game is also associated with the pleasure of socializing and interaction with other players. One cannot play such ...
    • Designing for the user experience of sociability in Massively Multiplayer Online Games 

      Christou, Georgios; Zaphiris, Panayiotis G.; Ang, Chee Siang; Effie Law, Effie (2011-06-08)
      The emergence of MMOGs has led to new ways of socializing with friends. Nowadays a good online game is also associated with the pleasure of socializing and interacting with other players. One cannot play a game solitarily ...
    • Designing Interdisciplinary Scheduling Decision Support Systems in Small-Sized SME Environments: The i-DESME Framework 

      Dimopoulos, Christos; Cegarra, Julien (2014-01-01)
      This paper introduces i-DESME, an interdisciplinary framework for the design of IT scheduling Decision Support Systems in small-sized SME industrial environments. The proposed framework adopts a structured software engineering ...
    • Detection of human metapneumovirus in infants with acute respiratory tract infection 

      Mammas, Ioannis N.; Koutsaftiki, Chryssie; Nika, Elisabeth R.; Vagia, Fotini; Zaravinos, Apostolos; Priftis, Kostas; Voyatzi, Aliki I.; Theodoridou, Maria C.; Myriokefalitakis, Nikolaos; Spandidos, Demetrios A. (2011-03-01)
      Both respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (hMPV), a recently discovered respiratory pathogen classifed in the Paramyxoviridae family, have been associated with acute respiratory tract infections ...