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    • 1,4-Bis(8-quinolyloxymethyl)benzene 

      Steel, P.J.; Al-Mandhary, M.R.A. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2004)
      The two quinoline rings of the title compound are differently inclined to the plane of the central benzene ring. The intermolecular packing involves C—H···N and π-π stacking interactions.
    • Accelerating cosmologies from compactification with a twist 

      Neupane, I.P.; Wiltshire, D.L. (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2005)
      It is demonstrated by explicit solutions of the 4+n–dimensional vacuum Einstein equations that accelerating cosmologies in the Einstein conformal frame can be obtained by a time–dependent compactification of string/M–theory, ...
    • Acoustic cry characteristics of infants exposed to methadone during pregnancy 

      Quick, Z.; Robb, M.P.; Woodward, L.J. (University of Canterbury. Psychology.University of Canterbury. Department of Communication Disorders., 2008)
      Objective: Infant cry characteristics reflect the neurological and medical status of the infant. This study compared the acoustic cry characteristics of infants born to mothers maintained on methadone during pregnancy with ...
    • Adaptive evolution by recombination is not associated with increased mutation rates in Maize streak virus 

      Monjane, A.L.; Pande, D.; Lakay, F.; Shepherd, D.N.; van der Walt, E.; Lefeurve, P.; Lett, J-M.; Varsani, A.; Rybicki, E.P.; Martin, D.P. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2012)
      Background Single-stranded (ss) DNA viruses in the family Geminiviridae are proving to be very useful in real-time evolution studies. The high mutation rate of geminiviruses and other ssDNA viruses is somewhat mysterious ...
    • Advantages of breast cancer visualization and characterization using synchrotron radiation phase-contrast tomography 

      Pacilè S; Baran P; Dullin C; Dimmock M; Lockie D; Missbach-Guntner J; Quiney H; McCormack M; Mayo S; Thompson D; Nesterets Y; Hall C; Pavlov K; Prodanovic Z; Tonutti M; Accardo A; Fox J; Tavakoli Taba S; Lewis S; Brennan P; Hausermann D; Tromba G; Gureyev T (2018)
      © International Union of Crystallography, 2018 The aim of this study was to highlight the advantages that propagation-based phase-contrast computed tomography (PB-CT) with synchrotron radiation can provide in breast cancer ...
    • Advent of continents: A new hypothesis 

      Tamura Y; Sato T; Fujiwara T; Kodaira S; Nichols A (2016)
      © The Author(s) 2016. The straightforward but unexpected relationship presented here relates crustal thickness to magma type in the Izu-Ogasawara (Bonin) and Aleutian oceanic arcs. Volcanoes along the southern segment of ...
    • Age of onset of ADHD symptoms 

      Rucklidge, J.J.; Tannock, R. (University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2002)
    • Ageism and Death: Effects of Mortality Salience and Perceived Similarity to Elders on Reactions to Elderly People 

      Martens, A.; Greenberg, J.; Schimel, J.; Landau, M.J. (University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2004)
      The present research investigated the hypotheses that elderly people can be reminders of our mortality and that concerns about our own mortality can therefore instigate ageism. In Study 1, college-age participants who saw ...
    • Agrichemicals and antibiotics in combination increase antibiotic resistance evolution 

      Kurenbach B; Hill AM; Godsoe W; van Hamelsveld S; Heinemann JA (2018)
      © 2018 Kurenbach et al. Antibiotic resistance in our pathogens is medicine's climate change: Caused by human activity, and resulting in more extreme outcomes. Resistance emerges in microbial populations when antibiotics ...
    • The air pollution problem in Christchurch, New Zealand - progress and prospects 

      Spronken-Smith, R.A.; Sturman, A.P.; Wilton, E. (University of Canterbury. Geography, 2002)
      Christchurch has had a wintertime air pollution problem for much of the last century. In the first half of the century the main pollutants were sulphur dioxide and suspended particulate matter, while in recent years ...
    • Alternative Routes for a Proposed Nigerian Superhighway to Limit Damage to Rare Ecosystems and Wildlife 

      Mahmoud MI; Sloan S; Campbell MJ; Alamgir M; Imong I; Odigha O; Chapman HM; Dunn A; Laurance WF (2017)
      The Cross River State Government in Nigeria is proposing to construct a ‘‘Cross River Superhighway’’ that would bisect critical remaining areas of tropical rainforest in south eastern Nigeria. We offer and evaluate two ...
    • Aminoalkylation of nitriles by iminium ions generated in situ 

      Katritzky, A.R.; Abdel-Fattah, A.A.A.; Steel, P.J. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2006)
      Aminoalkylation of a series of primary and secondary nitriles with N-(α-aminoalkyl)benzotriazoles 1 (derived from a variety of secondary amines and aldehydes) proceeds smoothly providing the corresponding β-aminoalkyl ...
    • Analysing therapeutic change using modified Brinley plots: History, construction, and interpretation 

      Blampied, N.M. (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2016)
      The paper reviews the history, construction and interpretation of modified Brinley plots, a scatter-plot used in therapy outcome research to compare each individual participant’s scores on the same dependent variable at ...
    • An analysis of lifejacket wear, environmental factors, and casualty activity on marine accident fatality rates 

      Pitman SJ; Wright M; Hocken R (2018)
      Drowning and fatalities at sea are a large concern globally. In the UK, many sea rescues are performed by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, and this study investigates 6 years’ worth of their rescue data to better ...
    • Analysis of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test 

      Brogt, E.; Sabers, D.; Prather, E.E.; Deming, G.L.; Hufnagel, B.; Slater, T.F. (University of Canterbury. University Centre for Teaching and LearningUniversity of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2007)
      Seventy undergraduate class sections were examined from the database of Astronomy Diagnostic Test (ADT) results of Deming and Hufnagel to determine if course format correlated with ADT normalized gain scores. Normalized ...
    • Analysis of the genome of the New Zealand giant collembolan (Holacanthella duospinosa) sheds light on hexapod evolution 

      Wu C; Jordan MD; Newcomb RD; Gemmell NJ; Bank S; Meusemann K; Dearden PK; Duncan EJ; Grosser S; Rutherford K; Gardner PP; Crowhurst RN; Steinwender B; Tooman LK; Stevens MI; Buckley TR (2017)
      © 2017 The Author(s). Background: The New Zealand collembolan genus Holacanthella contains the largest species of springtails (Collembola) in the world. Using Illumina technology we have sequenced and assembled a draft ...
    • Animal behavior can inform conservation policy, we just need to get on with the job – or can it? 

      Nelson, X.J. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2014)
    • Animal welfare impact following the 4 September 2010 Canterbury (Darfield) earthquake 

      Glassey, S.; Wilson, T.M. (University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2011)
      At 4.35am on Saturday 4 September 2010, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck near the township of Darfield in Canterbury leading to widespread damage in Christchurch and the wider central Canterbury region. Though it was ...
    • Annotating RNA motifs in sequences and alignments 

      Gardner, P.P.; Eldai, H. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2015)
      RNA performs a diverse array of important functions across all cellular life. These functions include important roles in translation, building translational machinery and maturing messenger RNA. More recent discoveries ...
    • Antarctic microbial mats: a modern analogue for Archean lacustrine oxygen oases. 

      Sumner, D.Y.; Hawes, I.; Mackey, T.J.; Jungblut A.D.; Doran P.T. (University of Canterbury. Gateway AntarcticaUniversity of Canterbury. Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, 2015)
      The evolution of oxygenic photosynthesis was the most important geochemical event in Earth history, causing the Great Oxidation Event (GOE) ~2.4 b.y. ago. However, evidence is mixed as to whether O2 production occurred ...