Lisa Nowoslawski

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Transgenic Tg(PG14) mice express a mutant prion protein containing 14 octapeptide repeats, whose human homologue is associated with an inherited prion dementia. These mice develop a progressive neurological disorder characterized by ataxia and cerebellar atrophy, with massive apoptotic degeneration of granule neurons. Bax, a proapoptotic gene of the Bcl-2(More)
Ethanol is a potent neurotoxin particularly for the developing nervous system. Intrauterine exposure to ethanol during the last trimester of human gestation can produce a broad spectrum of neuropathologic consequences. This period of human brain development is roughly equivalent to the first week of rodent postnatal life and acute exposure of neonatal mice(More)
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