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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 ...
Compounds used to produce cloned animals are genotoxic and mutagenic in mammalian assays in vitro and in vivo
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
The compounds 6-dimethylaminopurine and cycloheximide promote the successful production of cloned mammals and have been used in the development of embryos produced by somatic cell nuclear transfer. This study investigated ...
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 ...
Espresión de la ciclooxigenasa-2 en los carcinomas mamarios caninos primarios metastáticos y no metastáticos
(Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2013) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to detect the expression of ciclooxigenase-2 (COX-2) in metastatic primary carcinoma and non metastatic carcinoma, taking into consideration the relation between COX-2 and the progression of cancer. ...
Diuron metabolites and urothelial cytotoxicity: In vivo, in vitro and molecular approaches
(Toxicology, 2013-12-15) [Artigo]
Diuron is carcinogenic to the rat urinary bladder at high dietary levels. The proposed mode of action (MOA) for diuron is urothelial cytotoxicity and necrosis followed by regenerative urothelial hyperplasia. Diuron-induced ...
Worldwide HLA-E nucleotide and haplotype variability reveals a conserved gene for coding and 3 ' untranslated regions
(Tissue Antigens, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
The human leukocyte antigen-E (HLA-E) locus is a human major histocompatibility complex (MHC) gene associated with immune-modulation and suppression of the immune response by the interaction with specific natural killer ...
Relationship of IL-1 and TNF-alpha polymorphisms with Helicobacter pylori in gastric diseases in a Brazilian population
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
It is well known that the risk of development of gastric cancer (GC) in Helicobacter pylori-infected patients depends on several factors. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of proinflammatory cytokine ...
Dose-response of diuron [3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea] in the urothelial mucosa of Wistar rats
(Toxicology, 2013-08-20) [Artigo]
Diuron [3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea] is a herbicide that induced urothelial tumors in the urinary bladder of Wistar rats fed 2500. ppm during a long-term study. The currently suggested non-genotoxic mode of ...
Dietary whey protein lessens several risk factors for metabolic diseases: a review
(Lipids in Health and Disease, 2012-06-07) [Artigo]
Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) have grown in prevalence around the world, and recently, related diseases have been considered epidemic. Given the high cost of treatment of obesity/DM-associated diseases, strategies ...
Lack of association between HLA-E polymorphisms and transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
(Tissue Antigens, 2013-09-01) [Carta]