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Isolation and characterization of a chitinase-secreting mutant of mortierella pusilla with altered interaction with the mycoparasite piptocephalis virginiana
(Brock University, 1993-07-09)
Mortierella pusilla is a susceptible host and supports good growth of the mycoparasite, Piptocephalis virginiana. Uninucleate spores of M. pusilla were sUbjected to N-methyl-N'-nitro-nitrosoguanidine (MNNG). To attain ...
Involvement of fimbriae in host-mycoparasite recognition
(Brock University, 1991-07-09)
Extracellular, non-flagellar appendages, termed fimbriae are widespread among fungi. Fungal fimbriae range in diameter from 6-10 nm and exhibit lengths of up to 30 ~m. Fungal fimbriae have been implicated in several ...
Toward an encounter with technics (a pathway in Martin Heidegger's thought)
(Brock University, 1975-07-09)
On affirmation and becoming : a Deleuzian reading of Nietzsche's critique of nihilism
(Brock University, 2005-05-21)
The main thrust of this thesis is the re-exploration of Friedrich Nietzsche's "critique of nihilism" through the lenses of Gilles Deleuze. A Deleuzian reading of Nietzsche is motivated by a post-deconstrnctive style of ...
Migrations and gradations : reappraising the health profile of immigrants to Canada
(Brock University, 2005-06-15)
New immigrants to Canada typically have a more favourable health profile than the non-immigrant population. This phenomenon, known as the 'healthy immigrant effect', has been attributed to both the socioeconomic advantage ...
From inference to affordance : the problem of visual depth-perception in the optical writings of Descartes, Berkeley, and Gibson
(Brock University, 2008-05-21)
This thesis explores the debate and issues regarding the status of visual ;,iferellces in the optical writings of Rene Descartes, George Berkeley and James 1. Gibson. It gathers arguments from across their works and ...
A phenomenological account of Merleau-Ponty's notion of style : from embodiment to flesh
(Brock University, 2005-05-21)
Abstract This thesis is an investigation of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's notion of style via the individual, artwork, and the world. It aims to show that subject-object, self-other, and perceiver-perceived are not contrary, ...
Gadamer's transformation of hermeneutics : from Dilthey to Heidegger
(Brock University, 2007-05-21)
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to show how Gadamer's hermeneutics synthesizes the insights of both Heidegger and Dilthey in order to introduce a new hermeneutics. Gadamer's hermeneutics is based not only on the ...
Validation of ice skating protocol to predict aerobic power in hockey players
(Brock University, 2006-06-04)
Validation ofan Ice Skating Protocol to Predict Aerobic Power in Hockey Players In assessing the physiological capacity of ice hockey players, researchers have often reported the outcomes from different anaerobic skate ...
A29 NMR spin-lattice relaxation study of paramagnetics -doped orthosilictes
(Brock University, 1991-10-02)
A ~si MAS NMR study of spin-lattice relaxation behaviour in paramagnetic-doped crystalline silicates was undertaken, using synthetic magnesium orthosilicate (forsterite) and synthetic zinc orthosilicate (willemite) doped ...