Amanda W. Bevilacqua

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Antisense RNA to the 27/32-kDa rat liver gap junction (GJ) protein was used to explore the role of GJs in preimplantation embryos. When all blastomeres of two- and four-cell embryos were injected with GJ antisense RNA, the percentage of embryos compacted at 60 hr of development was reduced to less than 20%, while 90% of uninjected embryos and 75% of embryos(More)
BACKGROUND Women and adolescent girls bear a significant burden of the global HIV pandemic. Both behavioral and biomedical prevention approaches have been shown to be effective. In order to foster the most effective combination HIV-prevention approaches for women and girls, it is imperative to understand the unique biological, social, and structural(More)
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