Jeffrey M Asbury

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The cha-1 gene of Caenorhabditis elegans encodes choline acetyl-transferase (the acetylcholine synthetic enzyme). The C. elegans unc-17 gene encodes a synaptic vesicle-associated acetylcholine transporter. The two genes thus define sequential biochemical steps in the metabolism of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Cloning, sequencing, and molecular(More)
BACKGROUND We have established a breeding program to develop additional lines of swine leukocyte antigens (SLA) homozygous miniature pigs derived from the Yucatan Miniature Pig. Yucatan pigs have been used extensively in biomedical research since the 1970s and are known for their docile nature and small size. The breed has no consanguinity with the Hormel(More)
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