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Tobacco smoke induces ventricular remodeling associated with an increase in NADPH oxidase activity
(European Heart Journal, 2011-08-01) [Resumo]
FUNCTIONAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL EVALUATION OF MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION PROVIDED BY INTERMITTENT CORONARY SINUS PERFUSION IN THE ISOLATED DOG HEART
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 1991-01-01) [Artigo]
1. The protection offered by intermittent perfusion of of cardioplegic solution through the coronary sinus was investigated in isovolumic blood-perfused dog heart preparations submitted to 60 min of ischemia and 45 min of ...
Triiodothyronine (T3) does not induce RANKL expression in rat ROS 17/2.8 cells
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia, 2008-02-01) [Artigo]
Osteoclastogenesis may be regulated via activation of the RANK/RANKL (receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B/ receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand) system, which is mediated by osteoblasts. However, ...
Tropical Healthcare Epidemiology: Weather Determinants of the Etiology of Bloodstream Infections in a Brazilian Hospital
(Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
We studied the influence of weather on the etiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in a hospital in Brazil during the years 2005--2010. Monthly average temperatures were positively associated with higher ...
New record of Pelecitus sp (Nematoda, Onchocercidae) as a parasite of Athene cunicularia (Strigiformes, Strigidae) in southeastern Brazil
(Revista Brasileira De Parasitologia Veterinaria, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to report the burrowing owl Athene cunicularia as a new host for the filarid nematode Pelecitus sp. in southeastern Brazil for the first time, as well as reporting the occurrence of this nematode ...
Prostaglandin E-2 production by high and low virulent strains of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
(Mycopathologia, 2007-03-01) [Artigo]
The production of prostaglandins (PGs) during fungal infections could be an important suppressor factor of host immune response. Host cells are one source of prostaglandin E-2 (PGE(2)); however another potential source of ...
Comparison between human and armadillo Paracoccidioides brasiliensis isolates by random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis
(Mycopathologia, 1998-01-01) [Artigo]
Sixty-three Paracoccidioides brasiliensis isolates obtained from three nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novem-cinctus), one Amazonian armadillo's and 19 clinical isolates were compared by random amplified polymorphic DNA ...
Grafts of porcine small intestinal submucosa seeded with cultured homologous smooth muscle cells for bladder repair in dogs
(Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2013-05-07) [Artigo]
Background: Due to numerous complications associated to gastrointestinal augmented cystoplasty, this study aimed to analyze the anatomic repair of the bladder of 10 female dogs using grafts of porcine small intestinal ...
Modifying Effects of Lemongrass Essential Oil on Specific Tissue Response to the Carcinogen N-Methyl-N-Nitrosurea in Female BALB/c Mice
(Journal of Medicinal Food, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf) essential oil has been used worldwide because of its ethnobotanical and medicinal usefulness. Regarding its medicinal usefulness, the present study evaluated the beneficial effects ...
Chemically induced immunotoxicity in a medium-term multiorgan bioassay for carcinogenesis with Wistar rats
(Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 2004-01-15) [Artigo]
A variety of chemicals can adversely affect the immune system and influence tumor development. The modifying potential of chemical carcinogens on the lymphoid organs and cytokine production of rats submitted to a medium-term ...