Steven J. Harper

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of complete lesions of the noradrenaline locus coeruleus neurons upon wakefulness and paradoxical sleep. Radiofrequency lesions of the nucleus were performed in 8 chronically implanted cats which were continuously recorded with an EEG for 5 days prior to and 21 days following the lesions, when(More)
Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-related condition characterized by hypertension, proteinuria and endothelial dysfunction. VEGF(165)b, formed by alternative splicing of VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) pre-mRNA, inhibits VEGF(165)-mediated vasodilation and angiogenesis, but has not been quantified in pregnancy. ELISAs were used to measure(More)
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