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Effect of Bauhinia forficata aqueous extract on the maternal-fetal outcome and oxidative stress biomarkers of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008-02-28) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Bauhinia forficata Link, commonly known as paw-of-cow, is widely used in Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes.Aim of this study: To evaluate the effect of Bauhinia forficata ...
Association of diabetes and cigarette smoke exposure on the glycemia and liver glycogen of pregnant Wistar rats
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2008-11-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To evaluate cigarette smoke exposure and/or diabetes association effects on the glycemia and liver glycogen levels of pregnant Wistar rats. Methods: 60 adult rats were randomly distributed into (n= 10/group): ...
Effect of obesity on rat reproduction and on the development of their adult offspring
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2008-02-01) [Artigo]
The aim of the present study was to assess the reproductive parameters of obese Wistar rats and to determine the frequency of their obese adult offspring. Neonatal rats were divided into two groups: F-1 generation, induced ...
Levels of DNA damage in blood leukocyte samples from non-diabetic and diabetic female rats and their fetuses exposed to air or cigarette smoke
(Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2008-05-31) [Artigo]
dThe objective of the present study was to evaluate DNA damage level in blood leukocytes from diabetic and non-diabetic female Wistar rats exposed to air or to cigarette smoke, and to correlate the findings with levels of ...