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    © 2015 The Authors. Cellular Microbiology published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Botulinum neurotoxins are some of the most poisonous natural toxins. Botulinum neurotoxins associate with neurotoxin-associated proteins forming large complexes that are protected from the harsh environment of the gastrointestinal tract. However, it is still unclear how BoNT complexes as large as 900kDa traverse the epithelial barrier and what role NAPs play in toxin translocation. In this study, we examined the transi…Read more
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    Development of Computerized Adaptive Testing for Emotion Regulation
    with Lingling Xu, Feifei Huang, Yanhui Zhou, Zonglong Li, and Minqiang Zhang
    Frontiers in Psychology 11. 2020.
    Emotion regulation plays a vital role in individuals’ well-being and successful functioning. In this study, we attempted to develop a computerized adaptive testing to efficiently evaluate ER, namely the CAT-ER. The initial CAT-ER item bank comprised 154 items from six commonly used ER scales, which were completed by 887 participants recruited in China. We conducted unidimensionality testing, item response theory model comparison and selection, and IRT item analysis including local independence, …Read more