Lucine Avakian

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It is well known that the disease progression in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients may be diverse in subjects with identical mutation in CFTR gene. It is quite possible that such heterogeneity is associated with TNF-α and/or LT-α gene polymorphisms since their products play a key role in inflammation. The aim of the study was to investigate the possible roles(More)
An electron microscopic investigation on ultrastructure of synapses and ventral horns of the lumbar thickening in the spinal cord of cats with parathyroprival tetany has been performed. When motor disorders are clearly seen on the 2d - 4th days after removal of the parathyroid glands, together with the changes demonstrating functional activity of the(More)
By means of the light and electron microscopy methods efferent connections of the fields 5a, 5b and 7 with the caudate nucleus have been studied. These fields are predominantly projected to the dorsolateral corner of the middle and posterior head of the caudate nucleus. The fields 5b and 7, unlike the field 5a, give also origin to the fibers, terminating in(More)
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