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Fayetteville, AR, United States

The University of Arkansas is a public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Fayetteville, in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System which comprises six main campuses within the state – the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Arkansas at Monticello, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, and the University of Arkansas for Medical science. Over 25,000 students are enrolled in over 188 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, its present name was adopted in 1899 and classes were first held on January 22, 1872. It is noted for its strong architecture, agriculture , business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs.The University of Arkansas completed its "Campaign for the 21st Century" in 2005, in which the university raised more than $1 billion for the school, used in part to create a new Honors College and significantly increase the university's endowment. Among these gifts were the largest donation given to a business school at the time , and the largest gift given to a public university in America , both given by the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation.Total enrollment for the fall semester of 2013 was 25,365. The university campus comprises exactly 360 buildings on 512 acres , including Old Main, the first permanent academic building erected, and The Inn at Carnall Hall, which serves as an on-campus hotel and restaurant facility. Academic programs are in excess of 200. The ratio of students to faculty is 19:1. Wikipedia.


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Squarex LLC and University of Arkansas | Date: 2015-04-19

A method is presented for treating herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection comprising: (a) locally administering a substance that induces a delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) response to a patient at a site of an HSV lesion to induce a DTH response at the site of the lesion during one or more outbreaks of the HSV infection.


A method for silencing rice plant, includes the steps of: identifying a first nucleotide sequence from


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University of Arkansas | Date: 2015-01-30

The present invention is drawn to understanding lytic bone diseases. In this regard, the present invention discloses mechanism by which Wnt signaling antagonist inhibits bone differentiation. Also disclosed herein are methods for treating multiple myeloma, for restoring osteoprotegerin (OPG) expression in a cell, for inhibiting receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand (RANKL) expression in a cell, and for increasing bone mass in a subject. These methods utilize a DKK1 neutralizing antibody, an anti-sense oligonucleotide against a DKK1 gene, or a shRNA against a DKK1 gene to inhibit the activity of the DKK1 protein.


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University of Arkansas and The Regents Of The University Of Colorado | Date: 2015-04-01

The present disclosure provides derivatives of melampomagnolide B (MMB), including carbonates, carbamates, thiocarbamates, ester and amide derivatives of MMB. These derivatives are useful for treating cancer in humans.


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University of Arkansas | Date: 2015-07-10

Heat-stabilized defatted rice bran (HDRB) is fermented with yeast to afford a food product having superior prebiotic for probiotic properties. Fermentation of HDRB with yeast yields a prebiotic composition that can promote the growth and/or activity of beneficial intestinal bacteria (probiotic) when consumed by an animal or human. The prebiotic and/or probiotic compositions can afford substances having desirable health effects when consumed. The yeast fermented, and the probiotic fermented extracts and residues will have several nutraceutical compounds including protein, phenolics, phytic acid, arabinose, bioactive isoflavones, dietary fibers and several others that will have health benefits. Inclusion of legumes during fermentation can synergistically enhance the bioactivities of HDRB. HDRB can be a source of growth medium for yeast/mold/microorganisms.

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