Alexander L. Ticho

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PANCREATITIS IS AN INFLAMMATORY DISEASE that causes significant health care burden worldwide. Treatment of pancreatitis is severely limited by a lack of understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology (2). Recent evidence has implicated oxidative stress within pancreatic acinar cells (PACs) in the pathogenesis of this disease (8).(More)
The macrocycle conformation of [meso-tetraarylporphyrinato]metal complexes is metal-dependent. Furthermore, hydroporphyrins and some of their analogues are known to be more conformationally flexible than the parent porphyrins, but the extent to which this is reflected in their metal-dependent conformations was much less studied.(More)
1 2 3 4 Alexander L. Ticho3 & Waddah A. Alrefai1,2,# 5 6 7 Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of 8 Medicine, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 9 10 11 12 Grants support: 13 The research in the authors’ laboratory is supported by grants from the Department(More)
"Wrongful Life" claims are legally valid under Israeli Law. An impaired child can bring an action under Israeli Law, against the doctors who by their alleged negligent conduct, allowed him to be born handicapped and therefore living a miserable life. Recently, we are facing new trends in "wrongful-life" suits in the field of obstetrical ultrasound. As a(More)
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