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Development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis models to evaluate the effects of impact injury on joint health for clinical disease treatment and prevention
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
of this dissertation (Ch. 1-2) provides a comprehensive introduction and literature review related to both clinical PTOA as well as previous research investigations of PTOA. The second section of this dissertation (Ch. 3-6) describes the methodology of optimizing a...
Mechanisms of Alphavirus Midgut dissemination in the Mosquito, Aedes aegypti
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
The research work of this thesis has focused on the midgut escape barrier and the dissemination mechanism of alphaviruses in Ae. aegypti. Primarily, we identified and characterized Ae. aegypti MMPs that are seemingly ...