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    • The first wheezing episode and the subsequent risk for asthma 

      Leino, Annamari
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica – Odontologica : 1367 (Turun yliopisto, 29.06.2018)
      Abstract: Background: The rhinovirus etiology of acute wheezing and allergic sensitization are important risk factors for asthma. Early interventions with oral corticosteroids have shown a possible potential to decrease ...
    • Pensioners' subjective aconomic well-being in European countries : comparisons behind the income satisfaction paradox 

      Palomäki, Liisa-Maria
      Studies / Finnish Centre for Penions : 2018:4 (Turun yliopisto, 20.06.2018)
      SUMMARY The purpose of this doctoral thesis is to expand the relative perspective in the analysis of financial satisfaction in old age, by which is meant the formation of financial satisfaction as part of different types ...
    • Exploring motivational effects of a mathematics serious game 

      Rodriguez-Aflecht, Gabriela
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja B, Humaniora : 2343-3191 (Turun yliopisto, 18.06.2018)
      Abstract: This dissertation examines the motivational effects of a mathematics serious game called the Number Navigation Game (NNG) amongst upper elementary school students in Finland and Mexico. The aims of the studies ...
    • Adipose tissue and brain metabolic adaptations to sprint interval training and moder-ate-intensity continuous training; studies in healthy and insulin resistant subjects. 

      Honkala, Sanna Maria
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica - Odontologica : 1368 (Turun yliopisto, 15.06.2018)
      Abstract: Background: Insulin resistance (IR) is associated with metabolic disturbances in several tissues, including increased insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in brain, decreased glucose uptake in adipose tissue and ...
    • Peripheral arterial disease and erectile dysfunction in primary care 

      Heikkilä, Arto
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica – Odontologica : 1366 (Turun yliopisto, 15.06.2018)
      ABSTRACT Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a treacherous disease because it remains asymptomatic for so long. As PAD progresses, it may lead to classical intermittent claudication and critical limb ischemia. The ...
    • Machine Learning Approaches for Natural Resource Data 

      Pohjankukka, Jonne
      TUCS Dissertations : 232 (Turku Centre for Compuer Science, 15.06.2018)
      Abstract Real life applications involving efficient management of natural resources are dependent on accurate geographical information. This information is usually obtained by manual on-site data collection, via automatic ...
    • ANDROGEN SIGNALING AXIS AS DRUG TARGET IN CASTRATION-RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER: Preclinical development of novel treatments and models 

      Oksala, Riikka
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica - Odontologica : 1364 (Turun yliopisto, 15.06.2018)
      Abstract: Prostate cancer is a major global challenge due to the increasing number of aging population and frequency of diagnosis. Already in 1941, Huggins and Hodges showed that metastatic prostate cancer is responsive ...
    • Herpes simplex virus (HSV) carriage in oral mucosa and HSV serostatus among pregnant Finnish women and their spouses during a six-year follow-up 

      Mäki, Johanna
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica - Odontologica : 1365 (Turun yliopisto, 15.06.2018)
      Abstract: Epidemiology of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections is changing in developed countries, including Finland, where primary HSV infection is now currently being acquired close to reproductive age. HSV infections ...
    • Neurobiology of Physical Exercise: Perspectives on Psychophysiological Effects and Opioidergic Neurotransmission 

      Saanijoki, Tiina
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica - Odontologica : 1363 (Turun yliopisto, 16.06.2018)
      Abstract: Regular physical exercise promotes health and prevents and treats multiple chronic diseases. Despite the well-acknowledged health benefits, many people remain physically inactive. Affective responses induced ...
    • Mediated construction of an ideal gendered manager and employee 

      Jännäri, Jatta
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja E, Oeconomica : 33 (Turun yliopisto. Turun kauppakorkeakoulu, 08.06.2018)
    • Bundle methods in nonsmooth DC optimization 

      Joki, Kaisa
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Astronomica-Chemica-Physica-Mathematica : 585 (Turun yliopisto, 21.06.2018)
      Abstract Due to the complexity of many practical applications, we encounter optimization problems with nonsmooth functions, that is, functions which are not continuously differentiable everywhere. Classical gradient-based ...
    • Translocation mechanism of the multisubunit RNA polymerase 

      Turtola, Matti
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 584 (Turun yliopisto, 08.06.2018)
      ABSTRACT The expression and replication of genetic information forms the basis of life. The first step of gene expression, the transcription of DNA into RNA, is carried out in all organisms by multisubunit RNA polymerase ...
    • Rethinking the digital divide : emerging challenges in new global economy 

      Mubarak, Farooq
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja E: Oeconomica : 28 (Turun yliopisto. Turun kauppakorkeakoulu, 06 / 2018)
      ICT and wellbeing are fundamental concerns in information systems science but seem to have an uncertain place in policy and academic groups. Recently, a considerable deal of literature has emerged around the theme of the ...
    • Essays on regional economic development and innovation ecosystems in the arctic context 

      Niemelä, Sami
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja E, Oeconomica : 31 (Turun yliopisto. Turun kauppakorkeakoulu, 15.06.2018)
      This dissertation consists of introductory part and four essays each covering certain aspects to regional development. Three of the essays are research reports from joint and multi-disciplinary research efforts. The main ...
    • Composition and phosphorylation-dependent functional interactions of thylakoid protein complexes in Arabidopsis 

      Rantala, Marjaana
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 581 (Turun yliopisto, 15.06.2018)
      In higher plants the thylakoid embedded pigment-protein complexes, photosystem (PS) I and PSII together with their respective light harvesting complex (LHC) antennas work in series to harvest solar energy and convert it ...
    • Novel 19F NMR sensors for the characterization of higher-order secondary structures of DNA and RNA 

      Granqvist, Lotta
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 580 (Turun yliopisto, 14.06.2018)
      Both DNA and RNA can fold into a variety of non-canonical structures. Non-canonical structures, such as triplexes and G-quadruplexes, are an active research area due to their biological significance and therapeutic potential. ...
    • Modern methods of evaluating endometriosis 

      Suvitie, Pia
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja D, Medica - Odontologica : 1362 (Turun yliopisto, 08.06.2018)
      Endometriosis is a common chronic disease, affecting women of reproductive age. Typical symptoms include severe menstrual pain, other pelvic pain symptoms as well as infertility. Adolescent onset of symptoms is common, ...
    • Tolerance of baltic sea rocky littoral communities to climate change 

      Rugiu, Luca
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AII, Biologica, Geographica, Geologica : 343 (Turun yliopisto, 01.06.2018)
      Climate change is challenging marine ecosystems worldwide, severely straining the tolerance of marine species and likely leading to distributional shifts. In the brackish-water Baltic Sea, there is a strong salinity ...
    • Essays on non-search unemployment and monetary policy 

      Vähämaa, Oskari
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja E, Oeconomica : 32 (Turun yliopisto. Turun kauppakorkeakoulu, 01.06.2018)
      This doctoral dissertation explores the role that institutions and policies can have in shaping aggregate economic outcomes. The thesis is comprised of an introductory chapter and three independent essays. All essays set ...
    • Plant defence and stress acclimation : regulation by protein phosphatase 2A 

      Rahikainen, Moona
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I: Astronomica - Chemica - Physica - Mathematica : 582 (Turun yliopisto, 08.06.2018)
      Environmental alterations challenge the plant growth and reproduction in nature and in crop fields. Plants harbour acclimatory and defensive mechanisms that become activated under unfavourable conditions to ensure the plant ...