3 articles published in JoVE
Measuring Stolons and Rhizomes of Turfgrasses Using a Digital Image Analysis System Cristina Pornaro1, Stefano Macolino1, Michael D. Richardson1 1Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals, and Environment, University of Padova, 2Department of Horticulture, University of Arkansas A software-based image analysis system provides an alternative method to study the morphology of stoloniferous and rhizomatous species. This protocol permits measurement of the length and diameter of stolons and rhizomes and can be applied to samples with a large amount of biomass and to a wide variety of species.
Nucleocapsid Annealing-Mediated Electrophoresis (NAME) Assay Allows the Rapid Identification of HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Inhibitors Alice Sosic1, Marta Cappellini1, Matteo Scalabrin2, Barbara Gatto1 1Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, University of Padova, 2The RNA Institute, SUNY Albany This protocol describes NAME, an assay that allows the rapid identification of molecules able to inhibit in vitro the chaperone activities of HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein.
A Venturi Effect Can Help Cure Our Trees Lucio Montecchio1 1Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (TeSAF), Unversity of Padova Compared to the more traditional hole-based methods, most of which require the tree to be drilled, tools with lenticular blades transform the basics of endotherapy easing the closure of the wound and allowing the natural uptake of the solutions.