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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 11 words.

1. See latent heat of fusion.

2. See nuclear fusion.

fusion

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 74 words.

1. The process of changing from the solid state to liquid state, as in melting, by the application and absorption of heat. The latent heat of fusion is the quantity of heat...

fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 9 words.

1. See latent heat.

2. See nuclear fusion.

nuclear fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 48 words.

A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of large amounts of energy. Current research is aimed at realizing sustained...

nuclear fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 48 words.

A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of large amounts of energy. Current research is aimed at realizing sustained...

fusion power

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 206 words.

A source of energy under development that is obtained from an *exothermic nuclear reaction of two light nuclei. The reaction favoured is the fusion of deuterium (D) and tritium (T) nuclei...

Nuclear fusion power

in Nuclear Power

May 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nuclear Power and Engineering; Nuclear Issues (Environmental Science). 3744 words.

‘Nuclear fusion power’ compares the current thermonuclear reactors to fusion reactors. It explains how fusion reactions were common in the early universe and are today the principal source...

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nuclear fusion

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

thermonuclear fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 4 words.

fusion welding

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 4 words.

thermonuclear fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

fusion welding

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

Cell-free mitochondrial fusion assay detected by specific protease reaction revealed Ca2+ as regulator of mitofusin-dependent mitochondrial fusion

Naotada Ishihara, Maki Maeda, Tadato Ban and Katsuyoshi Mihara.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

October 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4478 words.

Abstract

Mitochondrial dynamic by frequent fusion and fission have important roles in various cellular signalling processes and pathophysiology in vivo....

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heat of fusion

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 13 words.

The energy required to melt a substance under isothermal conditions.

thermal fusion joint

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 17 words.

A joint between two components that is created by applying heat.

Immunological characterization of the sheep prion protein expressed as fusion proteins in Escherichia coli

Thierry G.M. Baron, Dominique Betemps, Martin H. Groschup and Jean-Yves Madec.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

September 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2631 words.

Abstract

The prion protein (PrP) from sheep was produced in large quantities of entire protein in Escherichia coli after fusion with a carboxy-terminal...

Epitope analysis of the FanC subunit protein of the K99 (F5) fimbriae of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli using a recombinant fusion technique

Abiodun D. Ogunniyi, Ieva Kotlarski, Renato Morona and Paul A. Manning.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

September 2002; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5069 words.

Abstract

We have used a recombinant approach to characterise the B- and T-cell epitopes of FanC, the major subunit polypeptide of K99 (F5) fimbriae of...

Immunization with glutathione S-transferase and mutant toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 fusion protein protects against Staphylococcus aureus infection

Jing-Chun Cui, Dong-Liang Hu, Yan-Chun Lin, Ai-Dong Qian and Akio Nakane.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

July 2005; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4087 words.

Abstract

To investigate whether immunization with glutathione S-transferase (GST) and mutant toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 (mTSST-1) fusion protein can...

Mice protected by oral immunization with Lactobacillus reuteri secreting fusion protein of Escherichia coli enterotoxin subunit protein

Chi-Ming Wu and Tung-Ching Chung.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7373 words.

Abstract

A green fluorescent protein (gfp) gene was ligated to the Lactobacillus reuteri-specific nisin-inducible expression-secretion vector pNIES,...

Immunogenicity and efficacy of an anthrax/plague DNA fusion vaccine in a mouse model

Mark T. Albrecht, Jim E. Eyles, Les W. Baillie and Andrea M. Keane-Myers.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2683 words.

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The efficacy of multi-agent DNA vaccines consisting of a truncated gene encoding Bacillus anthracis lethal factor (LFn) fused to either Yersinia...