Arielle Cason

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Polyamines (putrescine, spermidine, spermine) are ubiquitous, simple molecules that interact with a variety of other molecules in the cell, including nucleic acids, phospholipids and proteins. Various studies indicate that polyamines are essential for normal cell growth and differentiation. Furthermore, these molecules, especially spermine, have been shown(More)
This study examined whether a rat model of surgically-induced endometriosis that reduces fertility also evokes vaginal hyperalgesia along with changes in vaginal compliance. In nine rats trained to escape vaginal distention, percent escape responses to different volumes of vaginal distention were measured for 2.5 months before and after endometriosis or(More)
X-linked mental retardation (XLMR) is the leading cause of mental retardation in males. Mutations in the ARX gene in Xp22.1 have been found in numerous families with both nonsyndromic and syndromic XLMR. The most frequent mutation in this gene is a 24 bp duplication in exon 2. Based on this fact, a panel of XLMR families linked to Xp22 was tested for this(More)
Transmedia storytelling enables a narrative to traverse various media platforms in order to create a richer storyworld. To achieve this goal, our group envisioned a product called <i>GameBridge</i>, which builds upon the concept of transmedia storytelling by implementing a cross-platform narrative. For our prototype, we decided to take the television show(More)
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