Brad B Swelstad

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Rapid exocytosis is typically followed by rapid resorption of exocytosed membrane; however, whether membrane retrieval occurs via indirect endocytosis of numerous small vesicles or direct resealing of the original, larger exocytotic vesicles is controversial. Here we show that cortical granule (CG) exocytosis in Xenopus oocytes and eggs is followed by rapid(More)
Pluripotent stem cells have been derived from various embryonic, fetal and adult sources. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and parthenogenic ESCs (pESCs) are derived from the embryo proper while embryonic germ cells (EGCs), embryonal carcinoma cells (ECCs), and germ-line stem cells (GSC) are produced from germ cells. ECCs were the first pluripotent stem cell(More)
The purpose of this study was to develop an anatomical technique that could directly demonstrate the motoneuron projections to the muscle both before injury and again following reinnervation. Investigation focused on the identification of a long-term retrograde fluorescent tracer that would label original motoneurons and persist long enough for(More)
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