Abigail JS Armstrong

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The bacteriophage population is large, dynamic, ancient, and genetically diverse. Limited genomic information shows that phage genomes are mosaic, and the genetic architecture of phage populations remains ill-defined. To understand the population structure of phages infecting a single host strain, we isolated, sequenced, and compared 627 phages of(More)
The efficacy of antidepressants as analgesics for a range of chronic pain problems is well documented. However, a controlled trial of an antidepressant for women with chronic pelvic pain has not yet been published. We randomized 23 women from a general gynecology clinic to either double-blind sertraline or placebo. Measures of psychological function, pain,(More)
Coeliac disease is associated with an increased risk of small bowel lymphoma and adenocarcinoma.' The earliest association between coeliac disease and malignant lymphoma was reported by Fairley and Mackie (1937).2 Histological stains enabled the identification of T-cell lymphoma, now designated as enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL) as the most(More)
In humans and animals, anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) increase aggression, but the underlying behavioral mechanisms are unclear. AAS may increase the motivation to fight. Alternatively, AAS may increase impulsive behavior, consistent with the popular image of 'roid rage. To test this, adolescent male rats were treated chronically with testosterone(More)
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