The value of serial human placental lactogen and plasma total oestriol measurements in assessing fetoplacental function early in the third trimester, is discussed.
A rapid and specific micromethod for semiquantitative determination of oxypurines in small specimens of skeletal muscle is descriptionbed.
The peak expiratory flow rate and the forced expiratory volume in 1 second were measured in 772 Black miners who did not have pneumoconiosis, tuberculosis or chronic bronchitis.
Reduced transport fluid (RTF) was modified by altering its pH and by the addition of a yeast dialysate.
The porphyrin precursor delta-aminolaevulinic acid can significantly decrease the resting membrane potential in a single fibre from the sartorius muscle of the frog Rana angolensis.
The effect of direct current on nerve cells from chick embryo cerebral hemispheres cultivated on collagen in Rose chambers was investigated.
An ultrastructural method which is specific for calcium was applied in a study of calcium distribution in the axoplasm of myelinated nerve fibres of rat sciatic nerves.
Plasma renin activity was found to be correlated positively with muscle water content and the presence of oedema in rats with protein energy malnutrition, whereas the muscle potassium content showed a negative correlation with muscle water content.
Forty-eight Gram-negative obligate anaerobic bacterial strains were isolated from faeces on selective media and their antibiotic resistance spectra were determined.