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PURPOSE Myotonic dystrophy is an autosomal dominant form of muscular dystrophy associated with a mutation that affects a gene on chromosome 19. Extremely low intraocular pressure is one of a constellation of clinical signs that sometimes accompany this disorder. This study was performed to determine if the ocular hypotony can be explained by aqueous humor(More)
The eggs of the stored grain pests, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst), T. confusum (Duval) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Cadra cautella (Walker) (Lepidoptera; Pyralidae) belonging to three age groups, 1, 2, and 3 days-old, were exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation with 254nm wavelength (UV-C) for different durations to determine irradiation effects on(More)
Because the cholesterol concentration of lens fiber cell membrane in general and lens intercellular junctions in particular is comparatively high, it is likely that it plays a major role in maintaining these structures. In addition, the high concentration of cholesterol in fiber cell membrane is also likely to influence membrane fluidity. Subcutaneous(More)
Imaging is valuable in determining the presence, extent, and severity of myocardial ischemia and the severity of obstructive coronary lesions in patients with chronic chest pain in the setting of high probability of coronary artery disease. Imaging is critical for defining patients best suited for medical therapy or intervention, and findings can be used to(More)
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