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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749613–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.4
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jennifer J. Venditti; Cynthia A. Surmacz In this guided inquiry, students explore the complex hormonal regulation of the female reproductive cycle using inexpensive ovulation and pregnancy detection kits that are readily available over the counter. This hands-on activity engages students in the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 493180–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448472
Published: 01 March 1987
... physiology 1984 HowTo- o- It Immunological Assays for the Classroom I. Artificial Urine Test to Simulate the Test for Pregnancy A.J. Russo At approximately the sixth day of pregnancy in humans, the developing embryo, now in its blastocyst form, at- taches itself to the endometrium of the mother's...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 495291–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448523
Published: 01 May 1987
... Microbiology Lab That Fits Agglutinin Tests for Pregnancy and Syphilis James E. Miller James Miller is associate professor of biology at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA 18901. His B.A., M.S. and Ph.D. are from (in that order) Denison Univ., Harvard Univ. and Amherst College (Five College Cooperative...
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Interpretation of ovulation and <b>pregnancy</b> kits. Ovulation results are shown...
Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 2. Interpretation of ovulation and pregnancy kits. Ovulation results are shown in panels A and B. (A) The two bands, control and test, indicate a valid test positive for LH. (B) The single control band indicates a valid test negative for LH. Pregnancy results are shown in panels C and D Figure 2. Interpretation of ovulation and pregnancy kits. Ovulation results are shown in panels A and B. (A) The two bands, control and test, indicate a valid test positive for LH. (B) The single control band indicates a valid test negative for LH. Pregnancy results are shown in panels C and D More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
... embryo – a chimera. The embryo was removed for study after 28 days (first trimester of pig pregnancy), which allowed enough time for sufficient cell growth without raising ethical concerns. In addition to its many biomedical applications, CRISPR has the potential to revolutionize the food industry...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82111–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.11
Published: 01 January 2020
... life to illustrate content information. During observation, Richard connected content about viruses to a recent, local measles outbreak. Within the first 20 minutes of one lecture we observed, he also touched on how a home pregnancy test works, listed the vaccines he had received before taking a trip...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808631–633 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.631
Published: 01 October 2018
... social policy. Are needle-swap programs effective in limiting the spread of HIV and hepatitis among drug users? Are GMO crops safe to eat? Does teaching about abstinence significantly lower teen pregnancy? What factors foster gun violence? Ironically, in these four cases, policymakers have disregarded or...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803168–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.168
Published: 01 March 2018
... Male Reproductive System Chapter 7. Pregnancy Chapter 8. Cryobiology Chapter 9. Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients Under 40 Years Old Chapter 10. Stem Cells Chapter 11. Ethical Frameworks Chapter 12. Epigenetics Chapter 13. Student Case Study...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794301–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.301
Published: 01 April 2017
.... , Verstraete, L , Berth, M. , Beert, J. , Bogers, J. P. , Salembier, G. , Vereecken, A. J. , & Bosmans, E. ( 2015 ). Human papillomavirus positivity in women undergoing intrauterine insemination has a negative effect on pregnancy rates . Gynecologic and obstetric investigation , online first...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.135
Published: 01 February 2017
... case of species characterized by “male pregnancy” such as seahorses, sea dragons, and pipefishes ( Jones & Ratterman, 2009 ). As expected, in some of these species females are more conspicuous, display and initiate the courtship, and compete for males, who choose among females (e.g., Monteiro et...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787542–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.542
Published: 01 September 2016
... is a disease process that affects babies of women who drink alcohol during pregnancy. In this case, the hazard is known and public health policies are in place to help minimize adverse health outcomes. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.2c
Published: 01 August 2014
... Article “It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Genetics Anymore!” ( American Biology Teacher , 76, 224–229), I inadvertently stated that women of childbearing age who regularly take vitamin A in the first weeks of their pregnancy are less likely to give birth to a child with spina bifida. The supplement that women...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772118–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.7
Published: 01 February 2015
... comparisons to demonstrate that functional DNA sequences are conserved. CG is a peptide hormone made in primates by placental cells during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. It supports the implantation and development of the fetus ( Hanson et al., 1971 ). CG therefore represents a critical gene for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769622–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.9
Published: 01 November 2014
... disorders, health “Sorting Out the Cholesterols” from a web article Lymphatic Diseases, immunity, infections, parasites, etc. “Evolution of the Immune System” from a web article Reproductive Puberty, pregnancy, development, STIs “Breast Milk Sugars Give Infants a Protective Coat” from NY...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763173–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.4
Published: 01 March 2014
... airline smoking restrictions. Tobacco Control, 15 , 323–332. Maccani, M.A., Avissar-Whiting, M., Banister, C.E., McGonnigal, B., Padbury, J.F. & Marsit, C.J. (2010). Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy is associated with downregulation of miR-16, miR-21, and miR-146a in the placenta...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764224–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.2
Published: 01 April 2014
... common in some families and, thus, is assumed to be determined largely by genetics. If pregnant women regularly take a vitamin A supplement very early during pregnancy, however, many of these abnormal births are prevented. Thus, today we recommend that all women who might become pregnant (whether planned...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76112–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.4
Published: 01 January 2014
... menstrual characteristics and time to pregnancy. American Journal of Epidemiology, 174 , 701–709. Wright, A.W. & Bilica, K. (2007). Instructional tools to probe biology students’ prior understanding. American Biology Teacher, 69 , e1–e5. Yudin, A.I., Hanson, F.W. & Katz, D.F. (1989). Human...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758559–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.7
Published: 01 October 2013
... maintaining a basic overall structure, undergoes key remodeling events during puberty, pregnancy/lactation, and menopause that require cells to move, change size, and divide or die ( Kumar et al., 2005 ). The composition of the breast is mainly deposits of fat (adipose) cells, along with the glands, blood...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753203–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.9
Published: 01 March 2013
...). Environmental exposures, toxicologic mechanisms, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 192 (Supplement), S11–S21. Weber, D.N. (1991). Physiological and behavioral effects of waterborne lead on fathead minnows ( Pimephales promelas ). Ph.D. dissertation, University...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.14
Published: 01 January 2013
... (cell communication). When applied to pregnant rats at a specific time during pregnancy (development), male offspring for at least four generations have testicular defects and reduced fertility. Much of the research included in the book involves humans (e.g., twin studies), rats, cats (X...