Luis M. Pena

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PURPOSE The clinical impact of mDNA mutations on the development of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) may be modulated by mitochondrial haplogroups, which vary across populations. The aim of this research was to determine the clinical spectrum and molecular characteristics, including the haplogroup, of 15 South American families with LHON. METHODS(More)
Implantation of penile nodules under the foreskin aims at improving male and female sexual pleasures during intercourse. This case discusses the characteristics of the South American penile adornment 'Bouglou' as well as the risk factors for penile cancer in this region of Amazonia. This is a case report of a 48-year-old man whose penis presented a(More)
This paper considers active replication of distributed objects over CORBA and Java RMI. It describes a replication model and tools whose main purpose is the simplification of the design and implementation of applications with replicated components that inter-communicate to collaborate on a task or to maintain their consistency with client requests. The(More)
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