Monica M. Becker

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Hepatocytes from rainbow trout reared on a diet containing cyclopropenoid fatty acids were analyzed for alterations in protein composition and synthesis by double label experiments. Both cytosolic and microsomal hepatocyte fractions were investigated. In the cytosolic fraction, the synthesis of proteins in the range of 68,000 to 74,000 daltons were(More)
Hospitalized children < 2 years of age in Amman, Jordan, admitted for fever and/or respiratory symptoms, were tested for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): MERS-CoV by real-time RT-PCR (rRT-PCR). This was a prospective year-round viral surveillance study in children <2 years of age admitted with acute respiratory symptoms and/or fever(More)
Different types of mutations in the DMD gene underlie Duchenne muscular dystrophies (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophies (BMD). Large deletions and duplications are the most frequent causative genetic alterations worldwide, but little is known about DMD/BMD genetic profile in Brazil. Hence, we recruited patients with DMD and BMD from 8 neuromuscular(More)
May 1994 © 1994 Monica M. Becker The author hereby grants to MIT permission to reproduce and to distribute publicly paper and electronic copiesof this thesis document in whole or in part. Signature of Author Dertment of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology and Policy Program, May 1994 Certified by Professor Nicholas A. Ashford( Thesissupervisor(More)
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