Essays about: "Biology and Life Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 essays containing the words Biology and Life Sciences.

  1. 1. Japanese Knotweed as an alternative material

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Beata Salonen Ripa; [2021]
    Keywords : Japanese knotweed; Reynoutria japonica; Fallopia japonica; Polygonum cuspidatum; invasive species; alternative material; eco friendly material; Arts and Architecture; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Japanese knotweed, or Parkslide in Swedish, is considered one of the world’s most invasive species. The aim of this project was to explore and investigate the possibility of utilizing this alternative material, and by doing so, help restrict and limit the expansion of the plant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of a novel quantitative PCR analysis method for HIV-1

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Tillämpad biokemi; Lunds universitet/Teoretisk kemi

    Author : Anna-Malin Hallberg; [2021]
    Keywords : HIV; PCR; primers; probes; virus; detection; blood plasma; pathogen; biological pharmaceutical; protein-based pharmaceutical; genotype; subtype; RT qPCR; extraction; TaqMa; RNA virus; cross-dimer; applied biochemistry; tillämpad biokemi; Biology and Life Sciences; Technology and Engineering; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Biological pharmaceuticals are the answer to many severe diseases of today’s society. Some of these are protein-based drugs and can be produced from human blood plasma. In order to guarantee the safety of patients, absence of any pathogens needs to be ensured. READ MORE

  3. 3. Microplastics In Ringed Seals From The Baltic Sea - Method development regarding the detection of microplastics in the digestive tract contents of marine mammals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Nicola Parfitt; [2021]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic pollution is a severe global problem and every year approximately 368 million tons of plastic is produced. Both terrestrial and marine environments are impacted and hundreds of species affected. READ MORE

  4. 4. Validation of a 3D culture model for toxicity studies in malignant and non-cancerous cells

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för Immunteknologi

    Author : Kajsa Andreasson Dahlgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Dose-response; potency; in vitro; 2D model; 3D model; cancer; MEK inhibitor; trametinib; A549; LL47; Western blot; Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Cancer is a widespread and commonly fatal disease in constant need of new treatments. Traditionally, new pharmaceuticals have been tested in 2D models. This is not ideal, as 2D environments do not reflect the in vivo milieu of the cells. READ MORE

  5. 5. A mixed clinicopathological and molecular proxy of homologous recombination deficiency in triple negative breast cancer

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i bioinformatik

    Author : Elise Walford; [2021]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Clinical models are increasingly employed in medical science as either diagnostic or prognostic aids. Machine-learning methods are able to draw links in large data that can be used to predict patient risk and allow more informed decisions regarding treatment and medication intervention. READ MORE