Paula Gutman

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A number of reports have indicated that RNA recovered from paraffin-embedded tissue can be used as a substrate in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Although it is established that RNA in paraffin-embedded tissue undergoes significant degradation, the specific contributions of different fixatives and fixation times to this degradation are not known. Mouse(More)
We have previously shown that prolonged interferon-beta (IFN-beta) treatment of RS485 cells (NIH3T3 cells transformed with multiple copies of an LTR-cHa-ras oncogene) resulted in the phenotypic reversion of 1%-5% of the culture, depending on the conditions used. This reversion persisted after IFN-beta was discontinued, although the revertants retained the(More)
The objective of this study is to analyze the relative profitability of pears by pear size and grade, and to predict changes that would occur in overall industry profitability due to specific management strategies relating to altering the sales mix among various sizes and grades, as well as altering the distribution of pear supplies over the marketing year.(More)
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