Jeffrey D Mosley

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Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, yet current diagnostic methods are unable to detect early onset of metastatic disease. Patients must wait until macroscopic secondary tumors form before malignancy can be diagnosed and treatment prescribed. Detection of cells that have broken off the original tumor and travel through the blood or lymph system(More)
Human placenta possesses insulin receptors, yet whether insulin affects uptake of substrate or other placental functions is still controversial. A potential problem in the study of this issue is degradation of insulin by placental tissue. We found insulin degradation to be rapid and temperature dependent. At 10 mU/ml and 37 degrees C, 40% became(More)
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