Dermot J Leonard

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If electroconvulsive shock is given immediately after a learning session, retroactive amnesia for that response occurs. Such results may be due to production of aversive responses or to interference with consolidation of the neural engram, or to both. Aversive responses or competing responses are not adequate explanations for retroactive amnesia.(More)
The degradable polymers polylactide (PLA) and polylactide-co-glycolide (PLGA) have found widespread use in modern medical practice. However, their slow degradation rates and tendency to lose strength before mass have caused problems. The aim of this study was to ascertain whether treatment with e-beam radiation could address these problems. Samples of PLA(More)
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