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Microbiological characteristics and inflammatory cytokines associated with preterm labor
(Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2011-03-01) [Artigo]
To evaluate vaginal microflora and interleukin-1 beta (IL-beta), interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-8 (IL-8) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) concentrations in the cervicovaginal fluid of a group of pregnant women ...
Expression of beta defensins 1, 3 and 4 in chorioamniotic membranes of preterm pregnancies complicated by chorioamnionitis
(European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To quantify the expression of human beta-defensins (HBDs) 1, 3 and 4 in chorioamniotic membranes in pregnancies complicated by prematurity associated with histologic chorioamnionitis.Study design: The study group ...
Inflammatory cytokine mRNA detection by real time PCR in chorioamniotic membranes from pregnant women with preterm premature rupture of membranes
(European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2009-05-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To quantify the expression of interleukin (IL)-1 beta, IL-6, IL-8 and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) in chorioamniotic membranes of PPROM pregnant women with chorioamnionits.Study design: The study ...
Apocynin influence on oxidative stress and cardiac remodeling of spontaneously hypertensive rats with diabetes mellitus
(Cardiovascular Diabetology, 2016-09-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: Although increased oxidative stress is a major component of diabetic hypertensive cardiomyopathy, research into the effects of antioxidants on cardiac remodeling remains scarce. The actions of antioxidant apocynin ...
Fibrosis-associated hepatocarcinogenesis revisited: Establishing standard medium-term chemically-induced male and female models
(PLoS ONE, 2018-09-01) [Artigo]
Hepatocellular carcinoma causes ~10% of all cancer-related deaths worldwide, usually emerging in a background of liver fibrosis/cirrhosis (70%-90% of cases). Chemically-induced mouse models for fibrosis-associated ...