Howard Wilber Jones

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A number of individuals with aberrant Y chromosomes have been tested for the presence of Y-chromosome-specific reiterated DNA. These studies locate Y-chromosome-specific reiterated sequences on the long arm of the Y chromosome. Correlation with phenotype and other known Y chromosome markers establish that the Y-chromosome-specific reiterated DNA discussed(More)
The formation of endometrial pinopodes detected by scanning electron microscopy may be a specific marker for uterine receptivity. Aiming to assess the effects of ovarian stimulation on pinopode formation, we examined sequential endometrial biopsies from 17 oocyte donors. Seven normally menstruating women served as controls. Up to four samples were taken(More)
A total of 320 intersex patients with a Y chromosome were classified into four groups; (1) gonadal dysgenesis, (2) asymmetrical gonadal differentiation, (3) virilizing male hermaphroditism and (4) feminizing male hermaphroditism (testicular feminization syndrome). Of these 320 cases, 98 were from the files of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the remainder(More)
Nitric oxide (NO) is an important mediator of inflammatory reactions and may contribute to the lung inflammation in allergic pulmonary diseases. To assess the role of NO in pulmonary inflammation, we studied the effect of four nitric oxide synthase (NOS) inhibitors, N-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME), aminoguanidine, N(G)-monomethyl-L-arginine (NMMA)(More)
Data on 575 couples undergoing 1057 consecutive cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF) were used to calculate cumulative pregnancy rates for repeated IVF cycles. Excluding preclinical abortions and couples in whom the male partner had poor semen parameters, calculated cumulative pregnancy rates for cycles 1 to 6 were 13.6%, 24.8%, 37.2%, 47.8%, 52.2%, and(More)
To investigate the role of IL-5 in airway hyperreactivity and pulmonary eosinophilia, we used a model of allergic asthma in guinea pigs and a neutralizing monoclonal antibody (TRFK-5) directed against murine IL-5. Sensitized guinea pigs were challenged with 1% ovalbumin (OVA) aerosol and assessed for airway eosinophilia (by bronchoalveolar lavage [BAL] and(More)
Several aspects of the program of in vitro fertilization (IVF), or, as it is called in Norfolk, the program for the Vital Initiation of Pregnancy (VIP), have been or are in the process of publication. However, because there has been no overall account, it seems appropriate to give a brief report of a general nature covering the period from the beginning of(More)
Endometrial biopsy was performed between the first and third luteal phase day in 22 normally cycling patients following human menopausal gonadotropin and human chorionic gonadotropin ovulation induction for in vitro fertilization but in whom embryo transfer was not accomplished. Eleven patients showed an "advanced" pattern and 10 an "in-phase" endometrium(More)
Specific peptides of known amino acid sequence were prepared from alpha-gliadin (A-gliadin) by cleavage of the protein with cyanogen bromide and chymotrypsin and purification of the resulting peptides. The three peptides derived from the cyanogen bromide cleavage spanned the complete sequence of A-gliadin (266 residues). Four peptides derived from(More)