Miguel I. Gómez

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Plasma levels of 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) were determined by high-pressure liquid chromatography in 19 patients with psoriasis who were receiving bath-PUVA treatment, at different time points after the psoralen bath. The levels of 8-MOP varied between < 5 ng/ml (lower limit of detection) and 34 ng/ml, and we found a relationship between the plasma psoralen(More)
Background. Grapevine leafroll disease is one of the most widespread viral diseases in vineyards, affecting nearly all grape and wine regions in the world. Infection causes yield losses, ripening delays, and alters fruit chemistry, including lowering soluble solids and increasing titratable acidity. The viruses associated with leafroll disease are(More)
The skin is involved in metastases from 2-9% of malignant tumors. These usually tend to spread to the skin relatively late in the course of the disease. Skin metastases of prostatic origin are quite uncommon and preferentially localized to the lower abdomen and genital area. We present a case of cutaneous metastasis from prostatic adenocarcinoma that(More)
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There is increased interest in greater localization of food supply chains but little evidence about the effects of localization on supply-chain costs. Assessing these effects is complex in multiple-product, multi-process supply chains such as the dairy industry. In this study, we develop a spatially-disaggregat­ ed transshipment model for the US dairy(More)
Johne's disease, or paratuberculosis, is a chronic infectious enteric disease of ruminants, caused by infection with Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Given the absence of a fail-safe method of prevention or a cure, Johne's disease can inflict significant economic loss on the US dairy industry, with an estimated annual cost of over $200(More)
It is the policy of Cornell University actively to support equality of educational and employment opportunity. No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of any The University is committed to the maintenance of affirmative action programs which will assure the continuation of such equality(More)
We measure the links between store attribute perceptions and customer satisfaction, and between customer satisfaction and sales performance, in the food retail sector. Our data set consists of six waves of customer satisfaction and sales information for about 250 stores over the period 1998-2001 for a publicly held supermarket company. We construct a(More)