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Falender, Allison E., Richard N. Freiman, Kenneth G. Geles, Kirk C. Lo, KeumSil Hwang, Dolores J. Lamb, Patricia L. Morris, Robert Tijan, and JoAnne S. Richards. "Maintenance of spermatogenesis requires TAF TAF
tumor angiogenic factor
4b, a gonad-specific subunit of TFIID," Genes and Development 19(7): 794-803.

Kissel This article is about a dessert. For the car company, see Kissel Motor Car Company.

Kissel (Kisiel in Polish, kiisseli in Finnish) is a popular dessert in Eastern and Northern Europe.
, Holger, Maria-Magdalena Georgescu, Sarit Larisch, Katia Manova, and Gary R. Hunnicutt. "The Sept4 septin locus is required for sperm terminal differentiation in mice," Developmental Cell 8(3): 353-364.

Lee, Nikki P.Y. and C. Yan Cheng. "Protein kinases and adherens junction dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium of the rat testis testis (tĕs`tĭs) or testicle (tĕs`tĭkəl), one of a pair of glands that produce the male reproductive cells, or sperm. ," Journal of Cellular Physiology 202(2): 344-360.

Lui, Wing-Yee, Dolores D. Mruk, and C. Yan Cheng. "Interactions among IQGAP1, Cdc42, and the cadherin/catenin protein complex regulate Sertoli--germ cell adherens junction dynamics in the testis," Journal of Cellular Physiology 202(1): 49-66.

Sivin, Irving, Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., Francisco Alvarez, Vivian Brache, Kaisa Elomaa, Pekka Lahteenmaki, Rebeca Massai, Patricia Miranda, Horacio Croxatto, Catherine Dean, Margaret Small, Harold Nash, and Theodore M. Jackanicz. "Contraceptive vaginal rings releasing Nestorone[R] and ethinylestradiol: A 1-year dose-finding trial," Contraception 71(2): 122-129.

Wong, Ching-hang, Dolores D. Mruk, Michelle K.Y. Siu, and C. Yan Cheng. "Blood-testis barrier dynamics are regulated by [[alpha].sub.2]-macroglobulin via the c-Jun N-terminal protein kinase pathway," Endocrinology 146(4): 1893-1908.

Wong, Ching-hang, Weiliang Xia, Nikki P.Y. Lee, Dolores D. Mruk, Will M. Lee, and C. Yan Cheng. "Regulation of ectoplasmic specialization dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium by focal adhesion-associated proteins in testosterone-suppressed rat testes," Endocrinology 146(3): 1192-1204.

Xia, Weiliang and C. Yan Cheng. "TGF-DF3 regulates anchoring junction dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium of the rat testis via the Ras/ERK signaling pathway: An in vivo study," Developmental Biology 280(2): 321-343.

Xu, Qin, Shigeki Takekida, Noriyuki Ohara, Wei Chen, Regine SitrukWare, Elof D.B. Johansson, and Takeshi Maruo. "Progesterone receptor modulator Modulator

Any device or circuit by means of which a desired signal is impressed upon a higher-frequency periodic wave known as a carrier. The process is called modulation. The modulator may vary the amplitude, frequency, or phase of the carrier.
 CDB-2914 down-regulates proliferative cell nuclear antigen and Bcl-2 protein expression and up-regulates caspase-3 and poly(adenosine adenosine /aden·o·sine/ (ah-den´o-sen) a purine nucleoside consisting of adenine and ribose; a component of RNA. It is also a cardiac depressant and vasodilator used as an antiarrhythmic and as an adjunct in myocardial perfusion imaging  5'-diphosphate-ribose) polymerase expression in cultured human uterine leiomyoma cells," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 90(2): 953-961.

Zhang, Jiayi, Ching-hang Wong, Weiliang Xia, Dolores D. Mruk, Nikki P.Y. Lee, Will M. Lee, and C. Yan Cheng. "Regulation of Sertoli--germ cell adherens junction dynamics via changes in protein--protein interactions of the N-cadherin-[beta]-catenin protein complex which are possibly mediated by c-Src and myotubular-in-related protein 2: An in vivo study using an androgen suppression model," Endocrinology 146(3): 1268-1284.

Gender and Family Dynamics

Fikree, Fariyal, Junaid Razzak, and Jill Durocher. "Attitudes of Pakistani men to domestic violence: A study from Karachi, Pakistan," Journal of Men's Health and Gender 2(1): 49-58.

Lary, Heidi, Suzanne Maman, Maligo Katebalila, Ann McCauley, and Jesse Mbwambo. 2004. "Exploring the association between HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States.  and violence: Young people's experiences with infidelity, violence and forced sex in Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam

Largest city (pop., 1995 est.: 1,747,000), capital, and major port of Tanzania. Founded in 1862 by the sultan of Zanzibar, it came under the German East Africa Co. in 1887.
, Tanzania," International Family Planning Perspectives 30(4): 200-206.

Panda, Pradeep and Bina Agarwal. "Marital violence, human development and women's property status in India," IEG IEG Implementing Electronic Government
IEG Immediate Early Gene
IEG Industries Electriques et Gazières (French: Gas and Electric Industries)
IEG Institut für Europäische Geschichte
 Working Paper Series no. E/256/2005. New Delhi: Population Council.

Ruiz, Marta Julia, Luisa M. Mazariegos, Maria Banos Smith, Jennifer Catino, and Guillermina Herrera. "Entendiendo y respondiendo a la violencia domestica en comunidades indigenas de Guatemala" [Understanding and responding to domestic violence in indigenous communities in Guatemala]. Guatemala City: Population Council.


Galvao, Loren, Laurione C. Oliveira, Juan Diaz, Dhong jin Kim, Nadia Marchi, Johannes van Dam, Roger F. Castilho, Michael Chen, and Maurizio Macaluso. "Effectiveness of female and male condoms in preventing exposure to semen during vaginal intercourse: A randomized trial," Contraception 71(2): 130-136.

Horizons Program and Cape Town University. "Paediatric Adj. 1. paediatric - of or relating to the medical care of children; "pediatric dentist"
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American Revised Version

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 roll-out in South Africa: Report on a consultative workshop, 21 January 2005, Johannesburg, South Africa," Horizons Workshop Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Juma, Milka, Tom Okeyo, and George Kidenda. 2004. "Our hearts are willing, but ... Challenges of elderly caregivers in rural Kenya," Horizons Research Update. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Magnani, Robert, Kate MacIntyre, Ali M. Karim, Lisanne Brown, Paul Hutchinson, Transitions Study Team, Carol Kaufman, Naomi Rutenberg, Kelly Hallman, Julian May, and Anthea Dallimore. "The impact of life skills education on adolescent sexual risk behaviors in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa," Journal of Adolescent Health 36(4): 289-304.

Morcock, David R., James A. Thomas, Tracy D. Gagliardi, Robert J. Gorelick, J. David Roser, Elena N. Chertova, Julian W. Bess, Jr., David E. Ott, Quentin J. Sattentau, Ines Frank, Melissa Pope, Jeffrey D. Lifson, Louis E. Henderson, and Bruce J. Crise. "Elimination of retroviral infectivity by N-ethylmaleimide with preservation of functional envelope glycoproteins," Journal of Virology The Journal of Virology is an academic journal that covers research concerning viruses, using cross-disciplinary approaches including biochemistry, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, morphology, physiology and pathogenesis.  79(3): 1533-1542.

Skoler, Stephanie, Sumen Govender, Lydia Altini, Khatija Ahmed, Donald Waldron, London Myer, and Pekka Lahteenmaki. "Risks in the use of an unblinded control group (letter)," Journal of Infectious Diseases 191(8): 1378-1379.

Infants and Children

Fikree, Fariyal, Tazeen Ali, Jill M. Durocher, and Mohammad H. Rahbar. "Newborn care practices in low socioeconomic settlements of Karachi, Pakistan," Social Science and Medicine 60(5): 911-921.

Montgomery, Mark R. and Paul C. Hewett. "Poverty and children's schooling in urban and rural Senegal," Policy Research Division Working Paper no. 196. New York: Population Council.

Quality of Care

"Introduction of systematic screening instrument in clinics to address unmet need and to maximize service utilization," FRONTIERS Asia and Near East Regional OR Summary. New Delhi: Population Council.

Nawar, Laila, Ibrahim Kharboush, Magdi A. Kader, Hisham Makhlouf, and Nahla Abdel-Tawab. "Impact of improved client--provider interaction on women's achievement of their fertility goals: Summary of key findings--Phase II," FRONTIERS Research Update. Cairo: Population Council.

Osei, Ivy, Bertha Garshong, Gertrude Banahene, John Gyapong, Placide Tapsoba, Ian Askew, Clement Ahiadeke, Richard Killian, Edward Bonku, Perle Combary, and William Sampson. "Improving the Ghanaian Safe Motherhood Programme," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Reproductive Health

"Bolivia and Mexico: System-wide planning is needed for decentralized postabortion care," FRONTIERS OR Summary no. 49. Washington, DC: Population Council.

"Dominican Republic and Mexico: Promote condom use by emphasizing personal benefits," FRONTIERS OR Summary no. 50. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Fikree, Fariyal. "Reproductive health: A communication challenge in the twenty-first century," in Muhiuddin Haider (ed.), Global Public Health Communication: Challenges, Perspectives and Strategies. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett, pp. 173-180.

Gonzales, Fernando and Mariel Loayza. "Operations research to improve postabortion (PAC) services in three public hospitals, Bolivia," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Gonzales, Fernando and Ricardo Vernon. "Technical assistance and training for PROCOSI operations research program, Bolivia," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Hallman, Kelly, Sara Peracca, Jennifer Catino, and Marta J. Ruiz. "Causas de bajos logros educacionales y transicion temprana a la vida adulta en Guatemala" [Causes of low school achievement and early transition to adulthood in Guatemala]. Guatemala City: Population Council.

Jaldesa, Guyo, Ian Askew, Caroline Njue, and Monica Wanjiru. "Female genital cutting among the Somali of Kenya and management of its complications," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Khan, M.E., Sandhya Barge, Hemlata Sandhwani, Giteshwari Kale kale, borecole (bôr`kōl), and collards, common names for nonheading, hardy types of cabbage (var. , and Jashoda Sharma. 2004. "Reflection on marriage and sexuality: Experience of newly married men and women in Gujarat, India." Vadodara: Centre for Operations Research and Training.

Khan, M.E., Sharif Mohammed Ismail Hossain, and Moshiur Rahman. 2004. "Introduction of emergency contraception in Bangladesh: Using operations research for policy decisions," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Osei, Ivy, John Gyapong, Monica Wanjiru, and Ion Askew. "An assessment of trends in the use of the IUD IUD Definition

An IUD is an intrauterine device made of plastic and/or copper that is inserted into the womb (uterus) by way of the vaginal canal. One type releases a hormone (progesterone), and is replaced each year.
 in Ghana: National results dissemination and utilization," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

"Training of master trainers on ECP (Enhanced Capabilities Port) See IEEE 1284.

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2. ECP - Enhanced Capabilities Port.
3. ECP - Extended Capabilities Port.
4. ECP - Extended Concurrent Prolog.
 for the government officials of Barisal, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Chittagong divisions." Dhaka: Population Council.

Wongoboonsin, Kua and Philip Guest. "The demographic dividend," in The Demographic Dividend." Policy Options for Asia. Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, pp. 1-18.

World Health Organization, Family Health International, and Population Council. Sexually Transmitted and Other Reproductive Tract Infections: A Guide to Essential Practice. Geneva Geneva, canton and city, Switzerland
Geneva (jənē`və), Fr. Genève, canton (1990 pop. 373,019), 109 sq mi (282 sq km), SW Switzerland, surrounding the southwest tip of the Lake of Geneva.
: World Health Organization.

Social Science

Baker, Kristine R., Mary B. Ofstedal, Zachary Zimmer, Zhe Tang, and Yi-Li Chuang. "Reciprocal effects of health and economic well-being among older adults in Taiwan and Beijing," Policy Research Division Working Paper no. 197. New York: Population Council.

Bongaarts, John. "Long-range trends in adult mortality: Models and projection methods," Demography 42(1): 23-49.

McNicoll, Geoffrey. Review of Emmanuel Todd, After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order, translated by C. Jon Delogu, Population and Development Review 31(1): 178-180.

Nyonator, Frank K., Agyeman B. Akosa, John K. Awoonor-Williams, James F. Phillips James F. Phillips (November 20, 1930 - October 3, 2001) was an environmental activist who was known in the Chicago area during the 1970s for his direct action activities under the pseudonym The Fox. , and Tanya C. Jones. "Scaling up experimental project success with the Community-based Health Planning and Services initiative in Ghana," in Ruth Simmons, Peter Fajans, and Laura Ghiron (eds.), Scaling Up Health Service Delivery: From Pilot Innovations to Policies and Programmes. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Rob, Ubaidur, Marium ul Mutahara, and Noah Sprafkin. "Development of population policy in Bangladesh," International Quarterly of Community Health Education 23(1): 25-38.

Zimmer, Zachary, Linda G. Martin, and Hui-Sheng Lin. "Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan," Social Science and Medicine 60(3): 457-470.

Strengthening Local Resources

Foreit, Karen and James Foreit. 2004. "Willingness-to-pay surveys for setting prices for reproductive health products and services: A user's manual," FRONTIERS Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

Transitions to Adulthood

Colom, Alejandra, Marta J. Ruiz, Jennifer Catino, Kelly Hallman, Sara Peracca, and Kristen M. Shellenberg. "Voices of vulnerable and underserved adolescents in Guatemala: A summary of the qualitative study 'Understanding the lives of indigenous young people in Guatemala,'" Guatemala City: Population Council.

Lloyd, Cynthia B. (ed.). Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Lloyd, Cynthia B., Cem Mete, and Zeba Sathar. "The effect of gender differences in primary school access, type, and quality on the decision to enroll in rural Pakistan," Economic Development and Cultural Change Economic Development and Cultural Change is an academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press and edited at the University of Southern California's Department of Economics.  53(3): 685-710.

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n. pl. mensch·es or mensch·en Informal
A person having admirable characteristics, such as fortitude and firmness of purpose:
, Barbara. "Marriage," in Cynthia B. Lloyd (ed.), Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
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