Rondall E. Jones

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Adult mink were fed various concentrations of supplemental iodine, ranging from 10 to 320 ppm, for 1 or 7 mo before breeding. Long-term, low-level (10-20 ppm) iodine supplementation was beneficial for both reproduction and lactation. Supplemental iodine in excess of 80 ppm, however, resulted in a reduction in the number of females that whelped, a decrease(More)
This paper describes the experiments performed as part of the TREC-97 Spoken Document Retrieval Track. The task was to pick the correct document from 35 hours of recognized speech documents, based on a text query describing exactly one document. Among the experiments we described here are: Vocabulary size experiments to assess the effect of words missing(More)
  • R E Jones
  • Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES
  • 1990
Certain hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) compounds when administered via inhalation at high doses have the potential to induce lung tumors in humans and experimental animals. Trivalent chromium (Cr3+) is an essential human and animal nutrient at levels of 50 to 200 micrograms/day. Recent data have shown that the human body is able to reduce Cr6+ to Cr3+. This(More)
Twenty-two patients with arthritis received 5 gm. of glycocyamine and 20.16 gm. of betaine by mouth daily, in hospital and after discharge, for periods ranging from 13 to 42 days. A control group of 22 patients, indistinguishable from the treated group, were maintained on the same regimen and given placebos resembling the agents under study. The condition(More)