Phillip Carter

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The aim of the present study was to characterize the proteoglycans and catabolic products of proteoglycans present in the tensile region of ligament and explant cultures of this tissue, and to compare these with those observed in the tensile region of tendon. Approx. 90% of the total proteoglycans in fresh ligament was decorin, as estimated by N-terminal(More)
A major obstacle facing the development of bispecific antibodies as therapeutics has been the formidable task of producing these complex molecules in sufficient quantity and purity for clinical trials. These production difficulties have been largely overcome with the advent of efficient methods for the secretion of designer bispecific antibody fragments(More)
Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a congenital, small tunnel-like connection between the right and left atria that usually closes spontaneously after birth. However, frequently (in up to 35% of the normal population) it persists into adulthood. It is associated with 'paradoxical' embolism from the venous to the arterial system and may result in stroke or(More)
The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 addressed the need for access to timely, high-quality health care for veterans. Section 201 of the legislation called for an independent assessment of various aspects of veterans' health care. The RAND Corporation was tasked with an assessment of the authorities and mechanisms by which the(More)
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