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Sex Differences in the Human Corpus Callosum: Myth or Reality?
It has been claimed that the human corpus callosum shows sex differences, and in particular that the splenium (the posterior portion) is larger in women than in men. Data collected before 1910 fromExpand
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a husband and wife
A 53-year-old man died of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) after a 1.5-year clinical course. Four and a half years later, his then 55-year-old widow died from CJD after a 1-month illness.Expand
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Recombinant inbreeding in mice reveals thresholds in embryonic corpus callosum development
The inbred strains BALB/cWah1 and 129P1/ReJ both show incomplete penetrance for absent corpus callosum (CC); about 14% of adult mice have no CC at all. Their F1 hybrid offspring are normal, whichExpand
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Sex and species differences in mouse and rat forebrain commissures depend on the method of adjusting for brain size
Sex differences in the forebrain commissures (corpus callosum, hippocampal commissure, and anterior commissure) were examined in B6D2F2 hybrid mice and Sprague-Dawley rats. Twenty-four male-femaleExpand
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Calibration of computer-monitored running wheels with adjustable drag
The design of a rodent running wheel with adjustable drag and ability to measure accurately the direction as well as the speed of running is described. Expand
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Evaluation of ambient asbestos concentrations in buildings following the Loma Prieta earthquake.
On October 17, 1989, an earthquake struck central, coastal California including San Francisco and the Bay Area, damaging many buildings. Because of concern over the possible exposure to asbestos inExpand
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Agenesis of the corpus callosum and voluntary wheel running in mice
Humans born without a corpus callosum (CC) are often comparatively slow and clumsy on tasks requiring bilateral motor coordination. In this study, we attempted to identify correlates of CC agenesisExpand
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Relationship of captive bolt stunning location with basic tissue measurements and exposed cross-sectional brain area in cadaver heads from market pigs1
Abstract The objective of this study was to contrast the soft tissue thickness, cranial thickness, total tissue thickness, cross-sectional brain area, and bolt–brain contact from the common frontalExpand
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