Rebecca Hylton Keller

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Mercury contamination in wildlife has rarely been studied in the Southern Appalachians despite high deposition rates in the region. From 2006 to 2008 we sampled feathers from 458 birds representing 32 species in the Southern Appalachians for total mercury and stable isotope δ (15)N. Mercury concentrations (mean ± SE) averaged 0.46 ± 0.02 μg g(-1) (range(More)
Surface-bound alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) was demonstrated by immunofluorescence on approximately 1/3 of splenic lymphocytes in chronic murine graft vs. host (GVH) reactions. Splenic lymphocytes were also shown to have a suppressed phytohemagglutinin (PHA) response compared to controls while lymph node cells from the same GVH animals revealed no surface AFP and(More)
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