SingaporeTooth Root: The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)Spinal Nerve Roots: Paired bundles of NERVE FIBERS entering and leaving the SPINAL CORD at each segment. The dorsal and ventral nerve roots join to form the mixed segmental spinal nerves. The dorsal roots are generally afferent, formed by the central projections of the spinal (dorsal root) ganglia sensory cells, and the ventral roots are efferent, comprising the axons of spinal motor and PREGANGLIONIC AUTONOMIC FIBERS.Malaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Plant Root Cap: A cone-shaped structure in plants made up of a mass of meristematic cells that covers and protects the tip of a growing root. It is the putative site of gravity sensing in plant roots.Root Resorption: Resorption in which cementum or dentin is lost from the root of a tooth owing to cementoclastic or osteoclastic activity in conditions such as trauma of occlusion or neoplasms. (Dorland, 27th ed)Asian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Root Caries: Dental caries involving the tooth root, cementum, or cervical area of the tooth.Iridovirus: A genus of IRIDOVIRIDAE comprising small iridescent insect viruses. The infected larvae and purified virus pellets exhibit a blue to purple iridescence.Root Canal Preparation: Preparatory activities in ROOT CANAL THERAPY by partial or complete extirpation of diseased pulp, cleaning and sterilization of the empty canal, enlarging and shaping the canal to receive the sealing material. The cavity may be prepared by mechanical, sonic, chemical, or other means. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1700)Root Planing: A procedure for smoothing of the roughened root surface or cementum of a tooth after subgingival curettage or scaling, as part of periodontal therapy.Common Cold: A catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection. It generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing.Dietary Supplements: Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.Bottle Feeding: Use of nursing bottles for feeding. Applies to humans and animals.Echinacea: A genus of perennial herbs used topically and internally. It contains echinacoside, GLYCOSIDES; INULIN; isobutyl amides, resin, and SESQUITERPENES.Rhinovirus: A genus of PICORNAVIRIDAE inhabiting primarily the respiratory tract of mammalian hosts. It includes over 100 human serotypes associated with the COMMON COLD.Fever: An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.Lotus: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. This genus was formerly known as Tetragonolobus. The common name of lotus is also used for NYMPHAEA and NELUMBO.Nelumbo: A plant genus of the family NELUMBONACEAE. The common name of lotus is also for LOTUS and NYMPHAEA.Plant Roots: The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)Plant Extracts: Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.IndiaCookbooks as Topic: Set of instructions about how to prepare food for eating using specific instructions.ExhibitionsExhibits as Topic: Discussions, descriptions or catalogs of public displays or items representative of a given subject.MuseumsArtSculpturePaintingsByzantium: An ancient city, the site of modern Istanbul. From the 4th to 15th centuries the empire extended from southeastern Europe to western Asia, reaching its greatest extent under Justinian (527-565). By about 1000 A.D. it comprised the southern Balkans, Greece, Asia Minor, and parts of southern Italy. The capture of Constantinople in 1453 marked the formal end of the Byzantine Empire. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Computers, Mainframe: Large computers in both size and capacity.Intelligence: The ability to learn and to deal with new situations and to deal effectively with tasks involving abstractions.Intelligence Tests: Standardized tests that measure the present general ability or aptitude for intellectual performance.Myositis, Inclusion Body: Progressive myopathies characterized by the presence of inclusion bodies on muscle biopsy. Sporadic and hereditary forms have been described. The sporadic form is an acquired, adult-onset inflammatory vacuolar myopathy affecting proximal and distal muscles. Familial forms usually begin in childhood and lack inflammatory changes. Both forms feature intracytoplasmic and intranuclear inclusions in muscle tissue. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1409-10)Emotional Intelligence: The ability to understand and manage emotions and to use emotional knowledge to enhance thought and deal effectively with tasks. Components of emotional intelligence include empathy, self-motivation, self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skill. Emotional intelligence is a measurement of one's ability to socialize or relate to others.Wechsler Scales: Tests designed to measure intellectual functioning in children and adults.TextilesClothing: Fabric or other material used to cover the body.Plants, Genetically Modified: PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.Protective Clothing: Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.Forestry: The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.Coniferophyta: A plant division of GYMNOSPERMS consisting of cone-bearing trees and shrubs.Plant Leaves: Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)Carbolines: A group of pyrido-indole compounds. Included are any points of fusion of pyridine with the five-membered ring of indole and any derivatives of these compounds. These are similar to CARBAZOLES which are benzo-indoles.Self-Help Groups: Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.SulfonesPurines: A series of heterocyclic compounds that are variously substituted in nature and are known also as purine bases. They include ADENINE and GUANINE, constituents of nucleic acids, as well as many alkaloids such as CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE. Uric acid is the metabolic end product of purine metabolism.Online Systems: Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
  • 3 Department of Biological Sciences and NUS Centre for BioImaging Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543. (biologists.org)
  • That has created all kinds of downstream hardships for Singaporeans," said Chua Beng Huat, a sociologist at the National University of Singapore, citing the rise in home prices and competition for places in schools. (reuters.com)
  • Dr. Iccha Basnyat is a visiting fellow in the Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore. (massey.ac.nz)
  • Researchers from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) and the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have discovered that the untapped natural ability of microbial communities could be harnessed to treat raw water even before undergoing treatment. (healthcanal.com)
  • These policies underpin the attractiveness of Singapore as a regional hub for trade and manufacturing and as a major global centre for banking and finance, the major reason for its transformation from a colonial port to a shiny first world city-state. (reuters.com)
  • A commentary by Professor Benjamin Horton (Earth Observatory of Singapore) and Emeritus Professor Perter Horton (University of Sheffield), published online on 7 July 2020 in One Earth, looks at how the current COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis are signs of the unsustainability of human society and the decreasing resilience of our ailing planet. (earthobservatory.sg)
  • Valerian root is traditionally used to treat the nervous system in cases of nervous tension, insomnia, and tension. (lifeforce.net)
  • The primary root of higher plants derives from a group of pluripotent, mitotically active stem cells residing in the root apical meristem (RAM) which provides the basis for growth, development, and regeneration of the root. (frontiersin.org)
  • In this review we give a comprehensive overview about the function and regulation of specific transcription factors controlling stem cell fate and root apical meristem maintenance and discuss the possibility of TF complex formation, subcellular translocations and cell-to-cell movement functioning as another level of regulation. (frontiersin.org)
  • There are two main meristems in plants, the shoot apical meristem (SAM) generating above-ground tissues and organs and the root apical meristem (RAM) giving rise to the primary root of the plant. (frontiersin.org)
  • This in turn directly influences root elongation and adapts auxin transport and cell proliferation in the root apical meristem by modulating PIN1 and PIN2 intracellular distribution in the root in a COP1-dependent fashion, thus permitting a rapid and precise tuning of root growth to the light environment. (biologists.org)
  • A number of tombstones of prominent Armenians in Singapore, such as members of the Sarkies family of Raffles Hotel fame, Agnes Joaquim who bred Singapore's national flower and Catchik Moses who founded the newspaper Straits Times, are placed here. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deputy Prime Minister Heng shared his thoughts on Singapore's past, present and future at a recent dialogue session held during the Singapore Bicentennial Conference, an event organised by the Institute of Policy Studies of our Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. (nus.edu.sg)
  • 103.849250 Elgin Bridge is a vehicular bridge across the Singapore River, linking the Downtown Core to the Singapore River Planning Area located within Singapore's Central Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rising from the muddy depths of Singapore's tropical swamps, the distinctive roots of the mangrove trees lie draped in a descending curve - with some parts of the roots buried in the wet soil, and other parts exposed to the humid air. (earthobservatory.sg)
  • Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong waves to people as he arrives at the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) lunch time election campaign rally in the central business district in Singapore May 3, 2011. (reuters.com)
  • His field of research includes the study of the co-evolution between mycorrhizal fungus and seed plants, the mechanisms driving the variation in functional root traits and the impacts of different root strategies on ecological processes like soil carbon dynamics and species coexistence. (earthobservatory.sg)
  • lateral roots only form on the side of the main root contacting water in soil or agar. (pnas.org)
  • Plant roots are essential for overall plant development, growth, and performance by providing anchorage in the soil and uptake of nutrients and water. (frontiersin.org)
  • and mulching the soil surface to help retain moisture and cool the root zone. (straitstimes.com)
  • In xerophytes, however, large, extended and/or deep-reaching roots and sub-soil shoots develop. (springer.com)
  • When a plant germinates in the soil, elongation of stem-like organs is enhanced whereas leaf and root growth is inhibited. (biologists.org)
  • Soils developed from the sedimentary rocks are variable, but many contain hardpans (compacted layers) that restrict plant roots and impede soil drainage. (britannica.com)
  • FODMAP foods are poorly absorbed in the small intestine and when they travel to the large intestine, bacteria ferments them, which may give rise to wind, bloating and cramps," says Ms Cherry Li, Senior Dietitian at the Department of Dietetics , Singapore General Hospital (SGH). (yahoo.com)
  • however, the spatial scale at which this stimulus influences root architecture is poorly understood. (pnas.org)
  • Here we reveal that differences in the availability of water across the circumferential axis of the root create spatial cues that determine the position of lateral root branches. (pnas.org)
  • Stem cells for the lateral root cap (LRC)/epidermis and the columella are positioned distal to the QC. (frontiersin.org)
  • The Armenians were among the earliest merchants and traders to arrive in Singapore after Sir Stamford Raffles established it as a trading port in 1819. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1819, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles landed on Singapore and founded the colony. (wikipedia.org)
  • Raffles issued an instruction on 25 June 1819 that a bridge be built as soon as possible across the Singapore River so that it may link a town planned for the Chinese community on the southern side of the river to another intended for the Malays on the northern side. (wikipedia.org)
  • Raffles became a hub of Singapore society and bolthole to stars from all over the world. (cnn.com)
  • Hospitals and medical centers in Singapore are mostly government or public facilities, while a few are privately owned like the Raffles and Parkway hospitals. (health-tourism.com)
  • The book encompasses explanations of and recipes for seventeen roots from the common beetroot and potato to more exotic roots like taro, ube and burdock. (expatliving.sg)
  • The root of the burdock has extensive healing qualities and has been proven to be a very effective acne treatment. (amazonaws.com)
  • Here, we show that light signals through the master photomorphogenesis repressor COP1 to coordinate root and shoot growth in Arabidopsis . (biologists.org)
  • Heterologous expression of AoCYP94B1 in the atcyp94b1 Arabidopsis mutant and wild-type rice (Oryza sativa) conferred increased NaCl tolerance to seedlings by enhancing root suberin deposition. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Lotus roots are rhizomes - large stems of waterborne plants, the flowers of which you may recognise as they are often used for religious purposes in Buddhist and Hindu cultures. (expatliving.sg)
  • In Japan, lotus root is grated into soups, the stems are stuffed with miso-based fillings, and a classic pickle is made with lotus root and other vegetables. (expatliving.sg)
  • Statements made about specific vitamins, supplements, procedures or other items sold on or through this website have not been evaluated by eVitamins, Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) or the United States Food and Drug Administration. (evitamins.com)
  • The Health Sciences Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Accreditation Council control and regulate the certification of medical devices and other health products. (health-tourism.com)
  • Information about the structure and functioning of roots of carnivorous plants is limited, but this knowledge is essential for a sound understanding of the plants' physiology and ecology. (springer.com)
  • The RAM can be divided into three main zones: (a) the meristematic zone at the root tip containing the stem cell niche, (b) the elongation zone, containing the cells that after cell divisions have left the meristematic zone and are now elongating, and (c) the differentiation zone, containing cells that have acquired their destined cell fates. (frontiersin.org)
  • Root vegetables may be most often eaten in the coldest depths of winter, but I actually like them best in early spring. (seriouseats.com)
  • The menu features s teamed five organic grain rice (biogenic style), chlorophyll soup, and pickled seaweed with root vegetables. (yahoo.com)
  • Individualized attention and personalized care is offered by the friendly and experienced team at this dental clinic located at Sinaran Drive in Singapore. (whatclinic.com)
  • A search for relevant articles published from 1996-2016 was performed on PubMed, Cochrane Library and Google Scholar using keywords relating to childhood injury in Singapore. (mdpi.com)
  • Mulberry, which employs 740 people in the UK, is firmly sticking to its roots - albeit without the founding ingredient Saul - expanding its factory in Somerset to meet growing demand. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A contemporary furniture, homeware and lifestyle label based in Singapore with roots firmly planted in a rich Asian heritage. (hyatt.com)
  • About 250,000 domestic helpers from other parts of Asia work in affluent Singapore. (inquirer.net)
  • The Last Stand' shows a late-day mining operation at work, the topsoil of a graded site having been stripped away until only a small stand of trees, clearly cut off from adequate root nourishment, stands shuddering in the twilight. (cnn.com)
  • One more element you must check out when picking the best logistics company in Singapore to work with is the condition of the warehouse itself and also its capacity for keeping your items. (ftmorganmus.org)
  • Therefore, it is extremely important that you choose which Singapore stockroom logistics to work with. (ftmorganmus.org)
  • For the many overseas nationals who work in Singapore, and firms that use the city-state as their regional base, a key issue is whether the government will continue the immigration policies that makes it easy for foreigners to work in Singapore if there is a sharp drop in support for the PAP. (reuters.com)
  • Her work is rooted in culturally-centered, community-based participatory research and grassroots projects of social change. (massey.ac.nz)
  • As major exams approach, suicide prevention group the Samaritans of Singapore typically sees a rise in students contacting them, according to senior assistant director Wong Lai Chun. (thejakartapost.com)
  • Beate Baldry forages for exciting Asian ingredients readily available in Singapore, to discover their traditional uses and ways to incorporate them into Western home cooking. (expatliving.sg)
  • For a more flavourful result, pour dressing over lotus root slices and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before topping with prawns and remaining ingredients to serve. (expatliving.sg)
  • As you can see, in the past, Singapore has always had a diverse multi-cultural art forms ranging from Chinese opera to Malay performances and Indian dances. (globalschoolnet.org)
  • Singapore , city-state located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula , about 85 miles (137 kilometres) north of the Equator . (britannica.com)