Theses and Dissertations
This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. The collection contains a very large number of theses electronically available that were granted from 1947's to 2009, 90% of theses granted from 2009-2014, and 100% of theses granted from April 2014 to the present (as long as the theses are not under temporary embargo by agreement with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research). IMPORTANT NOTE: To conduct a comprehensive search of all UofA theses granted and in University of Alberta Libraries collections, search the library catalogue at www.library.ualberta.ca - you may search by Author, Title, Keyword, or search by Department. To retrieve all theses and dissertations associated with a specific department from the library catalogue, choose 'Advanced' and keyword search "university of alberta dept of english" OR "university of alberta department of english" (for example). Past graduates who wish to have their thesis or dissertation added to this collection can contact the ERA Mediated HelpDesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- 1Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
- 1Finite strain consolidation
Tailing ponds in Northern Alberta has covered an area of 170 km2. Directive 074 issued in 2009 set stringent criteria for tailings reclamation. Freeze-thaw dewatering is one of the most promising approaches for dewatering MFT as one cycle of freeze-thaw can release up to 50% pore water. In this...
Recombinant expression of plant diacylglycerol acyltransferases from tissues that accumulate saturated fatty acidsDownload
Vegetable oils enriched in saturated fatty acids (SFAs) could provide solid-fat functionality and decrease our reliance on hydrogenated oils. This thesis focuses on the characterization of enzymes that can preferentially incorporate SFAs into triacylglycerol (TAG). Acyl-CoA:diacylglycerol...
Although esophageal cancer makes up only 1% of all the cancers in western countries, it is a common death cancer in other areas, especially China. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the most common type of esophageal cancer in Chaoshan, an area with high incidence rate of this disease...