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Cell-free antigens from precocious Paracoccidioides brasiliensis culture induce a typical delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Cell-free antigens (CFAg) derived from Paracoccidioides brasiliensis have typically been used in immunodiffusion reactions for serodiagnosis or therapeutic follow-up of paracoccidioidomycosis patients. Thus, we investigated ...
Effects of a Mixture of Five Pesticides in Low Doses on the Reproductive System of Three Strains of Female Rats.
(Biology of Reproduction, 2011-07-01) [Resumo]
Antitumor properties of Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides and terpenoids
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2011-12-01) [Artigo]
Ganoderma lucidum is an edible medicinal mushroom with immunomodulatory and antitumor properties, which are mainly attributed to polysaccharides and triterpenes that can be isolated from mycelia, fruiting bodies and spores. ...
Accuracy of routine diagnostic tests used in paracoccidioidomycosis patients at a university hospital
(Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
The identification of appropriate laboratory measures to confirm clinical hypotheses is important in routine paracoccidioidomycosis medical care. The clinical records and laboratory reports of 401 paracoccidioidomycosis ...
Evaluation of Carcinogenic Potential of Diuron in a Rat Mammary Two-Stage Carcinogenesis Model
(Toxicologic Pathology, 2011-04-01) [Artigo]
This study aimed to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of the herbicide Diuron in a two-stage rat medium-term mammary carcinogenesis model initiated by 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA). Female seven-week-old ...
High prevalence of aggregative adherent Escherichia coli strains in the mucosa-associated microbiota of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases
(International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
The intestinal population of Escherichia coil is increased in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the reason for this elevation, the particular features of these bacteria and their potential role in the ...
Diuron exposure induces systemic and organ-specific toxicity following acute and sub-chronic exposure in male Wistar rats
(Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2011-05-01) [Artigo]
Diuron [3-(3,4-dichloropheny1)-1,1-dimethylurea] is a substitute urea herbicide widely used on agricultural crops with potential mutagenic, teratogenic, reproductive and carcinogenic effects. Nonetheless, its toxic potential ...
Prevention of experimental diabetes by Uncaria tomentosa extract: Th2 polarization, regulatory T cell preservation or both?
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Uncaria tomentosa (Willd.) DC (Rubiaceae) is a species native to the Amazon rainforest and surrounding tropical areas that is endowed with immunomodulatory properties and widely used around ...
Cholesterol reduction and lack of genotoxic or toxic effects in mice after repeated 21-day oral intake of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) essential oil
(Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) is currently used in traditional folk medicine. Although this species presents widespread use, there are no scientific data on its efficacy or safety after repeated treatments. Therefore, ...
Activation of monocytes and cytokine production in patients with peripheral atherosclerosis obliterans
(Journal of Inflammation-london, 2011-08-29) [Artigo]
Background: Arterial peripheral disease is a condition caused by the blocked blood flow resulting from arterial cholesterol deposits within the arms, legs and aorta. Studies have shown that macrophages in atherosclerotic ...