Robert S . Rawding

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A melatonin (MEL) radioimmunoassay employed previously only in mammals was used to estimate plasma MEL in a salamander, Necturus maculosus. Validation procedures included thin-layer chromatography of plasma extracts, parallel inhibition curves of authentic MEL and serially diluted plasma and plasma extracts and quantitative recovery of authentic MEL added(More)
TO THE EDITOR: We just witnessed an interesting debate, with lowdown punches, on the potential role of airway smooth muscle (ASM) in asthmatic airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) when the ASM proponents Drs. Gunst and Panettieri faced the ASM opponents Drs. Paré and Mitzner (2). However, part of the disagreement seems to lie upon the vocabulary used. On one(More)
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