Category Archives for RESEARCH

Power Analyses

This is a power analysis for two independent samples compared using a two-tailed t-test and corrected for multiple comparisons using the Holm-Sidak correction. Power calculation is based off Cohen 1988. Cohen J. 1988. Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences. … Continue reading

25. August 2015 by jackrrivers
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Cannabinoids

Cannabis sativa is an herbaceous plant that when consumed produces a number of well-known effects on the body, primarily elicited by two G-protein coupled receptors: cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CBI) and type 2 (CBII). Activation of the CBII receptor suppresses … Continue reading

11. November 2011 by jackrrivers
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Developing a New Animal Model

      During my research on early child asphyxia I found the rat model currently used in the literature produced highly variable injuries. After researching I hypothesized that the probable cause of these inconsistencies is the nature of the blood vessels in … Continue reading

11. November 2011 by jackrrivers
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Hydrogen Sulfide in Inflammation

     Sepsis is the pathological presence of an infection in the blood or other tissue; it is commonly caused by bacterial infection and can lead to multiple organ failure and ultimately death. This area is of ever increasing importance as … Continue reading

11. November 2011 by jackrrivers
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Antibody Specificity

      Immunohistochemistry is a specific protein stain that is used regularly throughout scientific research. Immunohistochemistry is a tissue stain that uses the specific binding of antibodies produced when an epitope (antigen or small segment of protein) is exposed to the … Continue reading

11. November 2011 by jackrrivers
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