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Degenerative and regenerative changes in murine skeletal muscle after injection of venom from the snake Bothrops asper: a histochemical and immunocytochemical study.
The degenerative and regenerative changes in murine skeletal muscle after injection of Bothrops asper venom were studied by histological, lectin histochemical and immunocytochemical techniques. According to our observations, ...
The gene for an inherited form of deafness maps to chromosome 5q31
Primary-i.e., nonsyndromal-postlingual deafness is inherited as an autosomal dominant phenotype in a large kindred in Costa Rica. Genetically susceptible individuals begin to lose hearing at low frequencies at about age ...
Isolation and characterization of myotoxin II from Atropoides (Bothrops) nummifer snake venom, a new Lys49 phospholipase A2 homologu
Myotoxic phospholipases A2 of class II are commonly found in the venoms of crotalid snakes. As an approach to understanding their structure±activity relationship, diverse natural variants have been characterized ...
Papaya ringspot virus and Cucumber mosaic virus associated with a severe mosaic in melon
Severe mosaic disease was observed in several melon fields in Costa Rica during the period 1987-1991. Two viruses, papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) and cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) were associated in single and mixed infections ...
Shigellosis in Central America
(Shigellosis: a continuing global problem:ICDDR,Bangladesh p 26-38, 1983)
Shigella infections are very common in Central America, except in Costa Rica and Panama where prevalence rates are low. Shigellosis is the most serious among all the specific diarrhoeas, due to its invasive character, systemic ...
Confirmación histología del diagnóstico de cáncer cérvico uterino en Costa Rica, 1982-84
Un panel de patologías costarricenses efectuó un análisis histológico de las biopsias de 677 casos de cáncer de cuello de útero in situ e invasor diagnosticados en Costa Rica en 1982 - 1984. El panel confirmó el diagnóstico ...