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    • L,L-diaminopimelate aminotransferase (DapL): a putative target for the development of narrow-spectrum antibacterial compounds. 

      Triassi, A. J.; Wheatley, M. S.; Savka, M. A.; Gan, H. M.; Dobson, R. C. J.; Hudson, A. O. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2014)
      Despite the urgent need for sustained development of novel antibacterial compounds to combat the drastic rise in antibiotic resistant and emerging bacterial infections, only a few clinically relevant antibacterial drugs ...
    • A Lack of Planets in 47 Tucanae from an HST Search 

      Gilliland RL; Brown TM; Guhathakurta P; Sarajedini A; Milone EF; Albrow MD; Baliber NR; Bruntt H; Burrows A; Charbonneau D; Choi P; Cochran WD; Edmonds PD; Frandsen S; Howell JH; Lin DNC; Marcy GW; Mayor M; Naef D; Sigurdsson S; Stagg CR; VandenBerg DA; Vogt SS; Williams MD (2000)
      We report results from a large Hubble Space Telescope project to observe a significant (~34,000) ensemble of main sequence stars in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae with a goal of defining the frequency of inner-orbit, ...
    • Lagrangian theory of structure formation in relativistic cosmology. V. Irrotational fluids 

      Li Y-Z; Mourier P; Buchert T; Wiltshire DL (2018)
      We extend the general relativistic Lagrangian perturbation theory, recently developed for the formation of cosmic structures in a dust continuum, to the case of model universes containing a single fluid with a single–valued ...
    • Lagrangian theory of structure formation in relativistic cosmology. V. Irrotational fluids 

      Li YZ; Mourier P; Buchert T; Wiltshire DL (2018)
      © 2018 American Physical Society. American Physical Society. We extend the general relativistic Lagrangian perturbation theory, recently developed for the formation of cosmic structures in a dust continuum, to the case of ...
    • Large-scale HI in nearby radio galaxies (II): The nature of classical low-power radio sources 

      Emonts, B.H.C.; Morganti, R.; Struve, C.; Oosterloo, T.A.; van Moorsel, G.; Tadhunter, C.N.; van der Hulst, J.M.; Brogt, E.; Holt, J.; Mirabal, N. (University of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2010)
      n important aspect of solving the long-standing question as to what triggers various types of active galactic nuclei (AGN) involves a thorough understanding of the overall properties and formation history of their host ...
    • Large-scale tropospheric transport in the Chemistry–Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) simulations 

      Orbe C; Yang H; Waugh DW; Zeng G; Morgenstern O; Kinnison DE; Lamarque J-F; Tilmes S; Plummer DA; Scinocca JF; Josse B; Marecal V; Jockel P; Oman LD; Strahan SE; Deushi M; Tanaka TY; Yoshida K; Akiyoshi H; Yamashita Y; Stenke A; Revell LE; Sukhodolov T; Rozanov E; Pitari G; Visioni D; Stone KA; Schofield R; Banerjee A (2018)
      Understanding and modeling the large-scale transport of trace gases and aerosols is important for interpreting past (and projecting future) changes in atmospheric composition. Here we show that there are large differences in ...
    • LARSP reference data for 2- and 3-year-old children 

      Klee, T.; Gavin, W.J. (University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2010)
    • Learning to be affected: Maternal connection, intuition and "elimination communication" 

      Dombroski KF (Elsevier BV, 2018)
      © 2017 Elsevier Ltd Even when heterosexual couples have relatively egalitarian relationships prior to children, once children are born, mothers tend to take on more and more of the care tasks associated with the home and ...
    • Lens Models of Herschel-selected Galaxies from High-resolution Near-IR Observations 

      Calanog, J.A.; Fu, H.; Cooray, A.; Wardlow, J.; Ma, B.; Amber, S.; Baker, A.J.; Baes, M.; Bock, J.; Bourne, N.; Bussmann, R.S.; Casey, C. M.; Maddox, S.J. (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2014)
      We present Keck-Adaptive Optics and Hubble Space Telescope high resolution near-infrared (IR) imaging for 500 m-bright candidate lensing systems identi ed by the Herschel Multi-tiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) and ...
    • Ligand binding to a G protein–coupled receptor captured in a mass spectrometer 

      Yen HY; Hopper JTS; Liko I; Allison TM; Zhu Y; Wang D; Stegmann M; Mohammed S; Wu B; Robinson CV (2017)
      Copyright © 2017 The Authors, some rights reserved. G protein (heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide–binding protein)–coupled receptors belong to the largest family of membrane-embedded cell surface proteins and are involved ...
    • Ligand binding to a G protein–coupled receptor captured in a mass spectrometer 

      Yen HY; Hopper JTS; Liko I; Allison TM; Zhu Y; Wang D; Stegmann M; Mohammed S; Wu B; Robinson CV (2017)
      Copyright © 2017 The Authors, some rights reserved. G protein (heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide–binding protein)–coupled receptors belong to the largest family of membrane-embedded cell surface proteins and are involved ...
    • Light variations of the blue hypergiants HD 168607 and HD 168625 (1973-1999) 

      Sterken, C.; Arentoft, T.; Duerbeck, H. W.; Brogt, E. (University of Canterbury. University Centre for Teaching and LearningUniversity of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 1999)
      Str¨omgren differential photometry of HD168607 and HD168625 collected during the previous 27 years is analysed. We bring to an end our quarter of a century monitoring of these objects and conclude that HD168607 shows ...
    • Lightning-induced volcanic spherules 

      Genareau, K.; Wardman, J.B.; Wilson, T.M.; McNutt, S.R.; Izbekov, P. (University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2015)
      Glass spherules have been documented in many geologic deposits and are formed during high-temperature processes that include cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, volcanic eruptions of low-viscosity magmas, and meteorite ...
    • Lipid binding attenuates channel closure of the outer membrane protein OmpF 

      Liko I; Degiacomi MT; Lee S; Newport TD; Gault J; Reading E; Hopper JTS; Housden NG; White P; Colledge M; Sula A; Wallace BA; Kleanthous C; Stansfeld PJ; Bayley H; Benesch JLP; Allison TM; Robinson CV (2018)
      © 2018 National Academy of Sciences. All Rights Reserved. Strong interactions between lipids and proteins occur primarily through association of charged headgroups and amino acid side chains, rendering the protonation ...
    • Local Extinction of Bull Kelp (Durvillaea spp.) Due to a Marine Heatwave 

      Thomsen MS; Mondardini L; Alestra T; Gerrity S; Tait L; South PM; Lilley SA; Schiel DR (Frontiers Media SA, 2019)
      Detailed research has documented gradual changes to biological communities attributed to increases in global average temperatures. However, localized and abrupt temperature anomalies associated with heatwaves may cause ...
    • Loneliness in the Workplace: Construct definition and scale development 

      Wright, S.L.; Burt, C.D.B.; Strongman, K.T. (University of Canterbury. College of Arts.University of Canterbury. Management.University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2006)
      This paper describes the conceptual development and validation of a scale to measure loneliness in the workplace. Despite extensive literature on loneliness and the measurement of the phenomenon, the issue of assessing worker ...
    • Low prevalence of antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria isolated from rural south-western Uganda groundwater 

      Soge, O.O.; Giardino, M.A.; Ivanova, I.C.; Pearson, A.L.; Meschke, J.S.; Roberts, M.C. (University of Canterbury. Geography, 2009)
      The objective of this study was to determine antibiotic resistance patterns and specific resistance genes in Gram-negative enteric bacteria recovered from 42 different drinking water sources servicing 2 rural villages in ...
    • Machine learning identifies signatures of host adaptation in the bacterial pathogen Salmonella enterica 

      Wheeler NE; Gardner PP; Barquist L (2018)
      © 2018 Wheeler et al. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Emerging pathogens are a major threat to public health, however understanding how pathogens adapt to new niches remains a challenge. New methods are urgently ...
    • Magnetic circular dichroism of the mercapto radical in noble-gas matrices 

      Harrison, J.J.; Williamson, B.E. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2005)
      Magnetic circular dichroism (MCD) and absorption spectra are reported over the temperature range ~ 1.3–25 K and at magnetic fields up to 5 T for the (0, 0) band of the A2S+ ¬ X2Pi system of the mercapto radical isolated ...