Burt Humburg

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The extracellular matrix surrounding the neuromuscular junction is a highly specialized and dynamic structure. Matrix Metalloproteinases are enzymes that sculpt the extracellular matrix. Since synaptic activity is critical to the structure and function of this synapse, we investigated whether changes in synaptic activity levels could alter the activity of(More)
To the Editor: Trichomonads are fl agellated protozoa with several species capable of infecting or colonizing humans. The most common, Trichomonas vaginalis, causes genitourinary infection in adults and, rarely, respiratory infections in premature neonates of infected mothers. Pentatrichomonas hominis has been isolated from the human gastrointestinal tract,(More)
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