The October 9 issue of JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association contains three special articles commemorating this year's basic and clinical awards from the Lasker Foundation:
J.B. Robbins, R. Schneerson, P. Anderson, D.H. Smith, "Prevention of systemic infections, especially meningitis, caused by Haemophilis influenzae Type b: Impact on public health and implications for other polysaccharide-based vaccines," JAMA, 276:1181-5, 1996.
R.F. Furchgott, "The discovery of endothelium-derived relaxing factor and its importance in the identification of nitric oxide," JAMA, 276:1186-8, 1996.
F. Murad, "Signal transduction using nitric oxide and cyclic guanosine monophosphate," JAMA, 276:1189-92, 1996.
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P.C. Zamecnik, "History of anti-sense oligonucleotides," Methods in Molecular Medicine: Anti-sense Therapeutics, 1-11, Totowa, N.J., Humana Press Inc., 1996.
P.C. Zamecnik, "Introduction: Oligonucleotide base hybridization as a modulator of genetic message readout," Prospects for Anti-sense Nucleic Acid Therapy of Cancer and AIDS, 1-6, New York, Wiley-Liss Inc., 1991.
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