Richard A. Jaffe

Neuroanesthesiologist

Brain Aneurysm Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Stroke Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
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Vascular Malformations Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
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Professional Education

Internship: St Vincent Hospital and Medical Center (1986) OR

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1988) CA

Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (1990)

Medical Education: University Of Miami - School of Medicine (1985) FL

M.D., University of Miami, Medicine (1985)

Ph.D., Univ California, San Francisco, Neurophysiology (1977)

Human Subthalamic Neuron Spiking Exhibits Subtle Responses to Sedatives
MacIver, M. B., Bronte-Stewart, H. M., Henderson, J. M., Jaffe, R. A., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2011). Human Subthalamic Neuron Spiking Exhibits Subtle Responses to Sedatives. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 115(2), 254-264.

Failure to Ventilate with the Drager Apollo (R) Anesthesia Workstation
Hilton, G., Moll, V., Zumaran, A. A., Jaffe, R. A., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2011). Failure to Ventilate with the Drager Apollo (R) Anesthesia Workstation. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 114(5), 1238-1240.

Perioperative Hypothermia (33 degrees C) Does Not Increase the Occurrence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery Findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial
Nguyen, H. P., Zaroff, J. G., Bayman, E. O., Gelb, A. W., Todd, M. M., & Hindman, B. J. (2010). Perioperative Hypothermia (33 degrees C) Does Not Increase the Occurrence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery Findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 113(2), 327-342.

No Association between Intraoperative Hypothermia or Supplemental Protective Drug and Neurologic Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Temporary Clipping during Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery Findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial
Hindman, B. J., Bayman, E. O., Pfisterer, W. K., Torner, J. C., & Todd, M. M. (2010). No Association between Intraoperative Hypothermia or Supplemental Protective Drug and Neurologic Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Temporary Clipping during Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery Findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 112(1), 86-101.

A POOR CORRELATION EXISTS BETWEEN OSCILLOMETRIC AND RADIAL ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE AS MEASURED BY THE PHILIPS MP90 MONITOR
Mireles, S. A., Jaffe, R. A., Drover, D. R., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2009). A POOR CORRELATION EXISTS BETWEEN OSCILLOMETRIC AND RADIAL ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE AS MEASURED BY THE PHILIPS MP90 MONITOR. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MONITORING AND COMPUTING, 23(3), 169-174.

Does a delay in performing an activated clotting (ACT) test really matter? A study in nonheparinized blood and a single ACT machine.
Philip, B. M., Brock-Utne, J. G., Lemmens, H. Jm., Jaffe, R. A., & Shuttleworth, P. E. (2008). Does a delay in performing an activated clotting (ACT) test really matter? A study in nonheparinized blood and a single ACT machine. The Journal of extra-corporeal technology, 40(3), 193-195.

The dromedary sign - An unusual capnograph tracing
Jaffe, R. A., Talavera, J. A., Hah, J. M., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2008). The dromedary sign - An unusual capnograph tracing. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 109(1), 149-150.

Effects of intraoperative hypothermia on neuropsychological outcomes after intracranial aneurysm surgery
Anderson, S. W., Todd, M. M., Hindman, B. J., Clarke, W. R., Torner, J. C., & Samra, S. (2006). Effects of intraoperative hypothermia on neuropsychological outcomes after intracranial aneurysm surgery. ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 60(5), 518-527.

Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm
Todd, M. M., Hindman, B. J., Clarke, W. R., Torner, J. C., Todd, M., & Lenaerts, M. (2005). Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 352(2), 135-145.

Wrist hyperextension leads to median nerve conduction block - Implications for intra-arterial catheter placement
Chowet, A. L., Lopez, J. R., Brock-Utne, J. G., & Jaffe, R. A. (2004). Wrist hyperextension leads to median nerve conduction block - Implications for intra-arterial catheter placement. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 100(2), 287-291.

Indocyanine green - Evidence of neurotoxicity in spinal root axons
Dietz, F. B., & Jaffe, R. A. (2003). Indocyanine green - Evidence of neurotoxicity in spinal root axons. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 98(2), 516-520.

Downregulation of cerebrospinal fluid production in patients with chronic hydrocephalus
Silverberg, G. D., Huhn, S., Jaffe, R. A., Chang, S. D., Saul, T., & Rubenstein, E. (2002). Downregulation of cerebrospinal fluid production in patients with chronic hydrocephalus. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 97(6), 1271-1275.

Advances in understanding protection from cerebral ischemia.
Giffard, R. G., & Jaffe, R. A. (2002). Advances in understanding protection from cerebral ischemia. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 15(5), 495-500.

A modification of the Yodfat Laryngeal Mask Airway insertion technique
Jaffe, R. A., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2002). A modification of the Yodfat Laryngeal Mask Airway insertion technique. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, 14(6), 462-463.

The cerebrospinal fluid production rate is reduced in dementia of the Alzheimer's type
Silverberg, G. D., Heit, G., Huhn, S., Jaffe, R. A., Chang, S. D., & Saul, T. A. (2001). The cerebrospinal fluid production rate is reduced in dementia of the Alzheimer's type. NEUROLOGY, 57(10), 1763-1766.

Failure to detect CO2-absorbent exhaustion: Seeing and believing
Pond, D., Jaffe, R. A., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2000). Failure to detect CO2-absorbent exhaustion: Seeing and believing. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 92(4), 1196-1198.

Rewarming from hypothermia leads to elevated plasma lipopolysaccharide concentrations
Gaffin, S. L., Dietz, F. B., Brock-Utne, J. G., Andrews, T. C., Jaffe, R. A., & Wallace, R. F. (2000). Rewarming from hypothermia leads to elevated plasma lipopolysaccharide concentrations. UNDERSEA & HYPERBARIC MEDICINE, 27(1), 1-7.

Two tips for users of Bullard (TM) intubating laryngoscope
Habibi, A., Bushell, E., Jaffe, R. A., Giffard, R. G., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (1998). Two tips for users of Bullard (TM) intubating laryngoscope. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 87(5), 1206-1208.

Pregnancy does not increase susceptibility to bupivacaine in spinal root axons
Dietz, F. B., & Jaffe, R. A. (1997). Pregnancy does not increase susceptibility to bupivacaine in spinal root axons. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 87(3), 610-616.

Bupivacaine preferentially blocks ventral root axons in rats
Dietz, F. B., & Jaffe, R. A. (1997). Bupivacaine preferentially blocks ventral root axons in rats. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 86(1), 172-180.

A comparison of the local anesthetic effects of meperidine, fentanyl, and sufentanil on dorsal root axons
Jaffe, R. A., & Rowe, M. A. (1996). A comparison of the local anesthetic effects of meperidine, fentanyl, and sufentanil on dorsal root axons. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 83(4), 776-781.

Differential nerve block - Direct measurements on individual myelinated and unmyelinated dorsal root axons
Jaffe, R. A., & Rowe, M. A. (1996). Differential nerve block - Direct measurements on individual myelinated and unmyelinated dorsal root axons. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 84(6), 1455-1464.

Comments on Sotgiu et al (PAIN, 62 (1995) 250)
Jaffe, R. A. (1996). Comments on Sotgiu et al (PAIN, 62 (1995) 250). Pain, 65(2-3), 286-287.

INTERNAL GAS ANALYZER LEAK RESULTING IN AN ABNORMAL CAPNOGRAM AND INCORRECT CALIBRATION
Healzer, J. M., SPIEGELMAN, W. G., & Jaffe, R. A. (1995). INTERNAL GAS ANALYZER LEAK RESULTING IN AN ABNORMAL CAPNOGRAM AND INCORRECT CALIBRATION. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 81(1), 202-203.

EPIDURAL AIR INJECTION ASSESSED BY TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Jaffe, R. A., Siegel, L. C., Schnittger, L., PROPST, J. W., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1995). EPIDURAL AIR INJECTION ASSESSED BY TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY. REGIONAL ANESTHESIA, 20(2), 152-155.

SUBANESTHETIC CONCENTRATIONS OF LIDOCAINE SELECTIVELY INHIBIT A NOCICEPTIVE RESPONSE IN THE ISOLATED RAT SPINAL-CORD
Jaffe, R. A., & Rowe, M. A. (1995). SUBANESTHETIC CONCENTRATIONS OF LIDOCAINE SELECTIVELY INHIBIT A NOCICEPTIVE RESPONSE IN THE ISOLATED RAT SPINAL-CORD. PAIN, 60(2), 167-174.

AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE GUM ELASTIC BOUGIE AND/OR THE JET STYLET
MANOS, S. J., Jaffe, R. A., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1994). AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE GUM ELASTIC BOUGIE AND/OR THE JET STYLET. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 79(5), 1017-1017.

AN IN-VITRO STUDY OF FEMORAL INTRAMEDULLARY PRESSURES DURING HIP-REPLACEMENT USING MODERN CEMENT TECHNIQUE
Song, Y., Goodman, S. B., & Jaffe, R. A. (1994). AN IN-VITRO STUDY OF FEMORAL INTRAMEDULLARY PRESSURES DURING HIP-REPLACEMENT USING MODERN CEMENT TECHNIQUE. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (302), 297-304.

INTRATHECAL SUFENTANIL FOR LABOR ANALGESIA - SENSORY CHANGES, SIDE-EFFECTS, AND FETAL HEART-RATE CHANGES
Cohen, S. E., CHERRY, C. M., Holbrook, R. H., ELSAYED, Y. Y., Gibson, R. N., & Jaffe, R. A. (1993). INTRATHECAL SUFENTANIL FOR LABOR ANALGESIA - SENSORY CHANGES, SIDE-EFFECTS, AND FETAL HEART-RATE CHANGES. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 77(6), 1155-1160.

ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME-ASSOCIATED NON-HODGKINS-LYMPHOMAS AND OTHER MALIGNANCIES IN PATIENTS WITH HEMOPHILIA
Ragni, M. V., Belle, S. H., Jaffe, R. A., DUERSTEIN, S. L., Bass, D. C., & Kingsley, L. A. (1993). ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME-ASSOCIATED NON-HODGKINS-LYMPHOMAS AND OTHER MALIGNANCIES IN PATIENTS WITH HEMOPHILIA. BLOOD, 81(7), 1889-1897.

ASPECTS OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION AFFECTING INTERATRIAL SHUNT FLOW DURING GENERAL-ANESTHESIA
Jaffe, R. A., Pinto, F. J., Schnittger, I., Siegel, L. C., Wranne, B., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1992). ASPECTS OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION AFFECTING INTERATRIAL SHUNT FLOW DURING GENERAL-ANESTHESIA. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 75(4), 484-488.

PERIOPERATIVE CORNEAL ABRASIONS
BROCKUTNE, J. G., Botz, G., & Jaffe, R. A. (1992). PERIOPERATIVE CORNEAL ABRASIONS. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 77(1), 221-221.

DIFFICULTY IN EXTUBATION - A CAUSE FOR CONCERN
BROCKUTNE, J. G., Jaffe, R. A., Robins, B., & Ratner, E. (1992). DIFFICULTY IN EXTUBATION - A CAUSE FOR CONCERN. ANAESTHESIA, 47(3), 229-230.

TRACHEAL INTUBATION WITH THE PATIENT IN A SITTING POSITION
BROCKUTNE, J. G., & Jaffe, R. A. (1991). TRACHEAL INTUBATION WITH THE PATIENT IN A SITTING POSITION. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, 67(2), 225-226.

INTRAOPERATIVE VENTILATOR-INDUCED RIGHT-TO-LEFT INTRACARDIAC SHUNT
Jaffe, R. A., Pinto, F. J., Schnittger, I., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1991). INTRAOPERATIVE VENTILATOR-INDUCED RIGHT-TO-LEFT INTRACARDIAC SHUNT. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 75(1), 153-155.

STIMULATION OF CUTANEOUS MECHANORECEPTORS BY 60-HZ ELECTRIC-FIELDS
Weigel, R. J., Jaffe, R. A., LUNDSTROM, D. L., FORSYTHE, W. C., & Anderson, L. E. (1987). STIMULATION OF CUTANEOUS MECHANORECEPTORS BY 60-HZ ELECTRIC-FIELDS. BIOELECTROMAGNETICS, 8(4), 337-350.

EFFECTS OF NEGATIVELY CHARGED AEROSOL ON BLOOD AND CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID PARAMETERS IN RATS
Wehner, A. P., Ragan, H. A., Jaffe, R. A., Weigel, R. J., & LUNDSTROM, D. L. (1983). EFFECTS OF NEGATIVELY CHARGED AEROSOL ON BLOOD AND CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID PARAMETERS IN RATS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOMETEOROLOGY, 27(3), 259-269.

PERINATAL EXPOSURE TO 60-HZ ELECTRIC-FIELDS - EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISUAL-EVOKED RESPONSE IN RATS
Jaffe, R. A., LOPRESTI, C. A., Carr, D. B., & Phillips, R. D. (1983). PERINATAL EXPOSURE TO 60-HZ ELECTRIC-FIELDS - EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISUAL-EVOKED RESPONSE IN RATS. BIOELECTROMAGNETICS, 4(4), 327-339.

DOSIMETRY AND CARDIOPULMONARY FUNCTION IN RATS CHRONICALLY EXPOSED TO CIGARETTE-SMOKE
LOSCUTOFF, S. M., Jaffe, R. A., HILTON, D. I., PHELPS, D. W., Carr, D. B., & Wehner, A. P. (1982). DOSIMETRY AND CARDIOPULMONARY FUNCTION IN RATS CHRONICALLY EXPOSED TO CIGARETTE-SMOKE. TOXICOLOGY AND APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY, 64(2), 335-352.

Chronic exposure to a 60-Hz electric field: effects on neuromuscular function in the rat.
Jaffe, R. A., Laszewski, B. L., & Carr, D. B. (1981). Chronic exposure to a 60-Hz electric field: effects on neuromuscular function in the rat. Bioelectromagnetics, 2(3), 227-239.

Chronic exposure to a 60-Hz electric field: effects on synaptic transmission and peripheral nerve function in the rat.
Jaffe, R. A., Laszewski, B. L., Carr, D. B., & Phillips, R. D. (1980). Chronic exposure to a 60-Hz electric field: effects on synaptic transmission and peripheral nerve function in the rat. Bioelectromagnetics, 1(2), 131-147.

SPERM TRANSPORT THROUGH THE RETE TESTIS IN ANESTHETIZED RATS - ROLE OF THE TESTICULAR CAPSULE AND EFFECT OF GONADOTROPINS AND PROSTAGLANDINS
FREE, M. J., Jaffe, R. A., & MORFORD, D. E. (1980). SPERM TRANSPORT THROUGH THE RETE TESTIS IN ANESTHETIZED RATS - ROLE OF THE TESTICULAR CAPSULE AND EFFECT OF GONADOTROPINS AND PROSTAGLANDINS. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 22(5), 1073-1078.

COLLECTION OF RETE TESTIS FLUID FROM RATS WITHOUT PREVIOUS EFFERENT DUCT LIGATION
FREE, M. J., & Jaffe, R. A. (1979). COLLECTION OF RETE TESTIS FLUID FROM RATS WITHOUT PREVIOUS EFFERENT DUCT LIGATION. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 20(2), 269-278.

TARGET ORGANS FOR TESTOSTERONE TRANSFERRED FROM VEIN TO ARTERY IN PAMPINIFORM PLEXUS - EPIDIDYMIS
FREE, M. J., & Jaffe, R. A. (1978). TARGET ORGANS FOR TESTOSTERONE TRANSFERRED FROM VEIN TO ARTERY IN PAMPINIFORM PLEXUS - EPIDIDYMIS. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 18(4), 639-642.

EFFECTS OF DROPERIDOL ON ACTIVITY OF CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTORS IN CAT
Aminoff, M. J., Jaffe, R. A., Sampson, S. R., & Vidruk, E. H. (1978). EFFECTS OF DROPERIDOL ON ACTIVITY OF CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTORS IN CAT. BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY, 63(2), 245-250.

RESPIRATORY GAS TENSIONS IN TISSUES AND FLUIDS OF MALE RAT REPRODUCTIVE-TRACT
FREE, M. J., SCHLUNTZ, G. A., & Jaffe, R. A. (1976). RESPIRATORY GAS TENSIONS IN TISSUES AND FLUIDS OF MALE RAT REPRODUCTIVE-TRACT. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 14(4), 481-488.

ANALYSIS OF PASSIVE AND ACTIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC PROPERTIES OF NEURONS IN MAMMALIAN NODOSE GANGLIA MAINTAINED INVITRO
Jaffe, R. A., & Sampson, S. R. (1976). ANALYSIS OF PASSIVE AND ACTIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC PROPERTIES OF NEURONS IN MAMMALIAN NODOSE GANGLIA MAINTAINED INVITRO. JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 39(4), 802-815.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF NEURALLY INDUCED INHIBITION OF CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTOR ACTIVITY IN CATS
Sampson, S. R., Aminoff, M. J., Jaffe, R. A., & Vidruk, E. H. (1976). PHARMACOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF NEURALLY INDUCED INHIBITION OF CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTOR ACTIVITY IN CATS. JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS, 197(1), 119-125.

ANALYSIS OF INHIBITORY EFFECT OF DOPAMINE ON CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTORS IN CATS
Sampson, S. R., Aminoff, M. J., Jaffe, R. A., & Vidruk, E. H. (1976). ANALYSIS OF INHIBITORY EFFECT OF DOPAMINE ON CAROTID-BODY CHEMORECEPTORS IN CATS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 230(6), 1494-1498.

DYNAMICS OF VENOUS-ARTERIAL TESTOSTERONE TRANSFER IN PAMPINIFORM PLEXUS OF RAT
FREE, M. J., & Jaffe, R. A. (1975). DYNAMICS OF VENOUS-ARTERIAL TESTOSTERONE TRANSFER IN PAMPINIFORM PLEXUS OF RAT. ENDOCRINOLOGY, 97(1), 169-177.

INFLUENCE OF CENTRIFUGAL SINUS NERVE ACTIVITY ON CAROTID-BODY CATECHOLAMINES - MICROPHOTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF FORMALDEHYDE-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE
Sampson, S. R., Nicolaysen, G., & Jaffe, R. A. (1975). INFLUENCE OF CENTRIFUGAL SINUS NERVE ACTIVITY ON CAROTID-BODY CATECHOLAMINES - MICROPHOTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF FORMALDEHYDE-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE. BRAIN RESEARCH, 85(3), 437-446.

EXCITATORY EFFECTS OF 5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE, VERATRIDINE AND PHENYL DIGUANIDE ON SENSORY GANGLION-CELLS OF NODOSE GANGLION OF CAT
Sampson, S. R., & Jaffe, R. A. (1974). EXCITATORY EFFECTS OF 5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE, VERATRIDINE AND PHENYL DIGUANIDE ON SENSORY GANGLION-CELLS OF NODOSE GANGLION OF CAT. LIFE SCIENCES, 15(12), 2157-2165.

SIMPLE ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION TECHNIQUE FOR INHALATION ANESTHESIA OF RAT
Jaffe, R. A., & FREE, M. J. (1973). SIMPLE ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION TECHNIQUE FOR INHALATION ANESTHESIA OF RAT. LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE, 23(2), 266-269.

TESTOSTERONE CONCENTRATING MECHANISM IN REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS OF MALE RAT
FREE, M. J., Jaffe, R. A., Jain, S. K., & Gomes, W. R. (1973). TESTOSTERONE CONCENTRATING MECHANISM IN REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS OF MALE RAT. NATURE-NEW BIOLOGY, 244(131), 24-26.

EFFECT OF PROSTAGLANDINS ON BLOOD-FLOW AND PRESSURE IN CONSCIOUS RAT
FREE, M. J., & Jaffe, R. A. (1972). EFFECT OF PROSTAGLANDINS ON BLOOD-FLOW AND PRESSURE IN CONSCIOUS RAT. PROSTAGLANDINS, 1(6), 483-?.

DYNAMICS OF CIRCULATION IN TESTIS OF CONSCIOUS RAT
FREE, M. J., & Jaffe, R. A. (1972). DYNAMICS OF CIRCULATION IN TESTIS OF CONSCIOUS RAT. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 223(1), 241-?.

MINIATURE FRICTION FLOWMETER FOR USE IN RAT TESTICULAR ARTERY AND OTHER SMALL VESSELS
Jaffe, R. A., & FREE, M. J. (1972). MINIATURE FRICTION FLOWMETER FOR USE IN RAT TESTICULAR ARTERY AND OTHER SMALL VESSELS. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 32(4), 571-?.