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Characteristics of Cookies Supplemented with Oleaster (Elaeagnus angustifolia L.) Flour. I Physicochemical, Sensorial and Textural Properties
Yasemin Sahan,Ayse Neslihan Dundar,Emine Aydin,Asli Kilci
Journal of Agricultural Science , 2013, DOI: 10.5539/jas.v5n2p160
Abstract: Oleaster flours (OFs) were produced from two different genotypes (G1 and G2) by two different methods (oleaster mesocarp flour: OMF and oleaster mesocarp flour with pericarp: OMFP). In this study, OFs were used to replace wheat flour in the cookie formulation (control) at the levels of 5,10,15,20 and 25% (w/w). OFs supplementation increased total dietary fiber (TDF) contents and decreased caloric contents of cookies compared to the control. Spread ratio (SR) values of cookies with OFs increased. Cookies with OFs were found to be larger in diameter than control cookies. Increasing of OMF and OMFP levels in the cookies led to darker appearance of the cookies than the control. In general, hardness tends to increase as the level of OMFs and OMFPs increased in the cookies. According to sensory analysis, overall acceptance of cookies were found the best at control sample. However, panelists liked all cookies with OFs moderately or slightly. Especially, the usage of 5% for OMFs and OMFPs in cookie formulation gave satisfactory results in terms of acceptability. The present study demonstrated that considerable nutritive and functional improvement could be attained by the addition of OFs to cookie formulation.
The Effects of Structurally Different Saponin Containing Plants on Tissue Antioxidant Defense Systems, Lipid Peroxidation and Histopathological Changes in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats
A. Fatih Fidan,Ismail Kucukkurt,Hayati Yuksel,Ayse Ozdemir,Sinan Ince,Yilmaz Dundar
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances , 2012,
Abstract: The aim of this study, was to examine the effects of Yucca schidigera, Quillaja saponaria and mixture of both plants on tissue antioxidant defense systems, lipid peroxidation and histopathological changes on streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Animals were allocated into 5 groups of each containing 10 rats. Control (C) and Diabetic Control group (D) were fed by Standart Rat Feed (SRF). The other diabetic groups, Yucca schidigera group (DY), Quillaja saponaria group (DQ) and mix group (DQY) were fed ad libitum using SRF +100 ppm Yucca schidigera powder (Sarsaponin 30 ), SRF +100 ppm Quillaja saponaria powder (Nutrafito ) and SRF+100 ppm Yucca schidigera-Quillaja saponaria powder (Nutrafito Plus ), respectively for 3 weeks. MDA levels in liver and kidney of the rats significantly increased in D group compared to control. MDA levels in DY, DQ and DQY groups significantly decreased in liver and kidney of the diabetic rats. On the other hand, the liver and kidney GSH concentrations significantly decreased in D, DY and DQY groups compared to control and DQ group. The SOD levels in liver significantly increased in DY, DQ and DQY groups compared to D group. The kidney SOD levels in D and DY group significantly decreased compared to control and other groups. On the other hand, treatment of diabetic rats with Quillaja saponaria and Quillaja saponaria-Yucca schidigera mixtures prevented the alteration in liver and kidney pathology with the return to their normal texture. Consequently, in buffering the negative impacts of increased oxidative stress in DM and in preventing or mitigating diabetic complications, it was seen that Quillaja saponaria was more effective than Yucca schidigera. Moreover, it can be considered that these plants could support the treatment of the disease by antioxidant effects.
HPLC Fingerprinting of Sennosides in Laxative Drugs with Isolation of Standard Substances from Some Senna Leaves
L. Omur Demirezer,Neslihan Karahan,Ebru Ucakturk,Ayse Kuruuzum-Uz
Records of Natural Products , 2011,
Abstract: Senna leaves are one of the oldest medicinal herbs and they are used as laxative. Herbal teas which contain senna leaves are most commonly used to promote weight loss. The quality control of slimming teas which contain Senna leaves and also pharmaceutical preparations including Senna extract enriched by sennoside B was achieved by HPLC fingerprinting method. While the presence of sennoside A and B in laxative drugs was proved, it was seen to be devoid of sennosides in slimming teas. Kaempferol 3-O-β-D-gentiobioside (1), aloe-emodine 8-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (2), rhein 8-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (3), torachrysone 8-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (4), isorhamnetine 3-O-β-D-gentiobioside (5) were also isolated from Senna leaves.
Factors of Acceptance for Mobile Learning in Corporate Settings: An Empirical Investigation in Banking Industry  [PDF]
Ayse Kok
Intelligent Information Management (IIM) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/iim.2013.55015
Abstract: Due to the proliferation of mobile technology and devices like smartphones and tablet PCs into our daily lives, m-learning attracts also more attention in professional training in enterprises. Derived from these statements, this research paper is focused on the following question: what are acceptance factors for m-learning (mobile learning) in the organizational setting? The paper analyzes a real experience in m-learning for training the banking personnel in an international banking institution in Turkey. For this purpose, a mobile virtual learning environment called as mFOR@ was developed and implemented, which was designed to support the training and development process for employees using Pocket PCs. The participants of the training activity (13 professionals) evaluated the m-learning experience via a semi-structured interview; all the content and interactions within mFOR@ were analyzed via content analysis. As a basis for a successful implementation in professional training in enterprises, the acceptance by decision makers and the learners is critical. That is the reason why I present a qualitative analysis of acceptance and the perceived value of m-learning in a corporate setting.
Behind the Scenes with a Video Training Platform: The Challenges of Researching the Provision of Open Educational Resources  [PDF]
Ayse Kok
Advances in Internet of Things (AIT) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/ait.2013.34009
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Video training platforms are now being implemented on a large scale in organizations. In this paper, I look at a video training platform including open educational resources available for many employees with varying patterns and motivations for use. This has provided me with a research challenge to find methods that help other practitioners in the field understand and explain such initiatives. I describe ways to model the research and identify where pressures and contradictions can be found, drawing on a reflective view of my own practice in performing the research. Open educational resources are defined as technology-enabled educational resources that are openly available for consultation, use and adaptation by users for non-commercial purposes [1]. The bank subject to this case study has been the first organisation in Turkey that provided open educational resources for all its employees. The video platform (called “For @ Tube”) provides users with over 100 video lectures drawn from reputable universities around the world including Yale and Harvard. Other learning tools such as discussion forums, blogs and traditional e-learning courses have been made available to the users on the e-learning platform called “For @” since 2006. In this paper, I aim to introduce the new video training platform (“For @ Tube”) and outline some of the main research issues surrounding such an

Effect of Activities of Daily Living on Self-Care Agency in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes  [PDF]
Neslihan Istek, Papatya Karakurt
Journal of Diabetes Mellitus (JDM) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/jdm.2016.64026
Abstract: Diabetes mellitus continues to be a global health problem with increasing importance across the world by affecting the activities of daily living and self-care ability of patients due to its incidence and troubles caused by it. The present study aims at determining the effect of activities of daily living of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus on their self-care agency. Methods: The population of this descriptive study consisted of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who were being treated at the internal medicine clinic of a provincial state hospital between July 2014 and November 2015 and its sample consisted of 150 diabetic patients who volunteered to take part in the study and who were open to communication. A personal information form, the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Scale, the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Scale and the Self-Care Ability Scale (CAS) were used as data collecting tools. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (numbers, percentages, mean, standard deviation, mean rank and frequencies), the Shapiro-Wilk, Kruskal-Wallis Variance Analysis, Mann-Whitney U test and Cronbach’s alpha formula and correlation analysis. Results: Approximately 97.3% of the patients with type 2 diabetes stated that they were independent in ADL and 75.3% of them in IADL. The patients’ mean self-care ability score was found to be 83.85 ± 17.87 ADL and IADL were found to be affected by age, marital status, education, duration of disease, willingness to receive further education, and presence of another disease besides diabetes. There was a significant correlation between the self-care agency score and marital status, education, duration of disease, willingness to receive further education, presence of another disease besides diabetes, regular checking of blood sugar and compliance with diet. A significant positive correlation was found between the patients’ activities of daily living and their self-care agency. Conclusion: The patients’ activities of daily living were found to affect their self-care agency. The personal and disease-related characteristics of patients should be identified so that their self-care behaviors can be increased.
stanbul üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Genel Kitapl 10 Y l nce ve Bugün
Neslihan Uraz
Türk Kütüphanecili?i , 1994,
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A Bibliography of Papers, Translations and Dissertations Published by the Instructors of the Istanbul University Faculty of Letters Department of Library Science: 1985-1994 stanbul üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Kütüphanecilik B lümü retim Elemanlar n n Yay nlar , evirileri ve Tezleri : 1985-1994
Neslihan Uraz
Türk Kütüphanecili?i , 1996,
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Generic structure and promotional elements in best-selling online book blurbs: a cross-cultural study
Neslihan ?nder
Ibérica , 2013,
Abstract: This study investigates the generic structure and promotional elements of the online fiction blurbs accompanying the 95 best-selling books from Amazon United Kingdom and Okuoku Turkey (1999-2011), a company that sells books online that are written in Turkish or translated into Turkish, and adds to the growing number of investigations into this genre (Kathpalia, 1997; Bhatia, 2004; Cacchiani, 2007; Gea-Valor, 2007; Gesuato, 2007; Basturkmen, 2009). Based on the findings, a two-level schematic structure (moves and steps) is proposed for the blurbs following Swales (1990). The findings suggest that Amazon UK book blurbs have a six-move schematic structure: complimenting the author, book description, justifying the book by establishing a niche, book promotion, author’s background and author’s website/blog being the second, fourth and fifth obligatory moves. However, Okuoku book blurbs feature a five-move schematic structure with complimenting the author, book description, involving the reader in the text, book promotion and author’s background, the second and fourth being obligatory. Analysis of promotional elements in the corpora reveals that online fiction book blurbs employ the art of advertising through the use of favorable expressions (Bhatia, 2005) and innovative uses of rhetorical strategies to persuade the reader to read the book.
Theses Completed at the Department of Library Science, Istanbul University: a Bibliography (1985-1994) stanbul üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Kütüphanecilik B lümünde Yap lan Tez al malar : 1985-1994
Neslihan Uraz
Türk Kütüphanecili?i , 1995,
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