Viruses, Vol. 6, Pages 4140-4164: Integration Site and Clonal Expansion in Human Chronic Retroviral Infection and Gene Therapy

By Heather Niederer Retroviral vectors have been successfully used therapeutically to restore expression of genes in a range of single-gene diseases, including several primary immunodeficiency disorders. Although clinical trials have shown remarkable results, there have also been a number of … Continue reading

Energies, Vol. 7, Pages 7017-7040: A Model Predictive Control Approach for Fuel Economy Improvement of a Series Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle

By Tri-Vien Vu This study applied a model predictive control (MPC) framework to solve the cruising control problem of a series hydraulic hybrid vehicle (SHHV). The controller not only regulates vehicle velocity, but also engine torque, engine speed, and accumulator … Continue reading

New web page on high precision spherical mirrors

Custom Concave & Convex Spherical Mirrors Kenley, UK  —  Optical Surfaces Ltd. has launched a new web page to provide information relating to their expertise in producing concave and convex high precision spherical mirrors made to exact client specification. A spherical mirror is … Continue reading

Molecules, Vol. 19, Pages 17478-17535: A Comprehensive Review of the Structure Elucidation and Biological Activity of Triterpenoids from Ganoderma spp.

By Qing Xia Ganoderma triterpenes (GTs) are the major secondary metabolites of Ganoderma lucidum, a traditional Chinese medicine, popularly used for complementary cancer therapy. GTs are lanostane-tetracyclic triterpenes. They have been reported to possess anti-tumor, anti-inflammation, antioxidant, antimicrobial and blood … Continue reading