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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 TAF4b, a gonad-specific subunit of TFIID," Genes and Development 19(7): 794-803.

Kissel, 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," 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 CDB-2914 down-regulates proliferative cell nuclear antigen and Bcl-2 protein expression and up-regulates caspase-3 and poly(adenosine 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 and violence: Young people's experiences with infidelity, violence and forced sex in Dar es Salaam, 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 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 ARV 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 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, 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 in Ghana: National results dissemination and utilization," FRONTIERS Final Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.

"Training of master trainers on ECP 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: 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, 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 53(3): 685-710.

Mensch, 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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