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Survival of ram spermatozoa at high dilution: protective effect of simple constituents of culture media as compared with seminal plasma.
- P. Ashworth, R. A. Harrison, N. Miller, J. Plummer, P. Watson
- Biology, Medicine
- Reproduction, fertility, and development
During incubation of ram spermatozoa at 1 x 10(7) cells mL-1 or less in a simple HEPES-buffered saline medium, high levels of cell death were detected using propidium iodide as a probe of viability… Expand
Mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix presenting with an elevated carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA): Report of two cases and review of the literature.
INTRODUCTION Despite the fact the mucocoele of the appendix is a rare entity it has been the subject of much interest in the literature. The term mucocoele refers to cystic dilatation of the appendix… Expand
Surgical care in Jamaica in the laparoendoscopic era: challenges and future prospects for developing nations.
- Joseph M Plummer, Patrick O Roberts, Pierre Anthony Leake, D I G Mitchell
- The Permanente journal
In an era of technology-dependent surgery, Jamaica and other developing countries must deal with the wide disparity between their surgical practices and those of developed nations. Although there is… Expand
Implementing energy efficiency: Challenges and opportunities for rural electric co-operatives and small municipal utilities
Challenges in implementing demand side management (DSM) programs in rural electric co-operatives and small municipal utilities are not well understood, yet these organizations sell roughly 15% of… Expand
Post natal development of the canine elbow joint: a light and electron microscopical study.
The elbows of 13 puppy cadavers were dissected, samples were taken for light and electron microscopy, and the thickness of the articular cartilage of the distal humerus and proximal ulna was… Expand
Comparison of the Fc receptors for IgE on human lymphocytes and monocytes.
Fc receptors for IgE (Fc epsilon R) on human peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocytes and cultured lymphoblastoid and macrophage-like cell lines were compared with respect to: 1) binding affinity… Expand
Recent advances in the management of rectal cancer: No surgery, minimal surgery or minimally invasive surgery
- J. Plummer, Pierre-Anthony Leake, M. Albert
- World journal of gastrointestinal surgery
- 27 June 2017
Over the last decade, with the acceptance of the need for improvements in the outcome of patients affected with rectal cancer, there has been a significant increase in the literature regarding… Expand
Age-related changes in the fibre composition of equine peripheral nerve
Transverse sections of the lateral palmar nerve from a group of horses free from neuromuscular disease were assessed quantitatively, with emphasis on differences in the fibre population related to… Expand
Aetiopathogenesis of canine elbow osteochondrosis: a study of loose fragments removed at arthrotomy.
Twenty-five ununited coronoid processes (UCP) and 24 osteochondritis dissecans (OD) flaps were examined by light and transmission electron microscopy. Chondrocytes showed degenerative changes but… Expand
Hypo-osmotic swelling of dog spermatozoa.
Dog spermatozoa were evaluated for their ability to swell when exposed to hypo-osmotic conditions. A medium was developed to allow spermatozoal swelling to be identified easily; both the number of… Expand