Mark T. O’Leary

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Powdered thickeners are used to modify drink consistency in the clinical management of dysphagia. These thickeners are composed of primarily modified maize starch; some varieties also incorporate powdered gums. Amylase is a digestive enzyme found in saliva that initiates the breakdown of starch. To determine the significance of this process in dysphagia(More)
In order to determine the suitability of first generation adenoviral vectors for gene delivery into spinal cord white matter, four different titres of β-galactosidase-expressing adenovirus were injected into spinal cord white matter of adult rats. At titres ⩾106 p.f.u., transgene expression was extensive but severe tissue damage was observed in the form of(More)
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