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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Simple Method for Enema Administration in One-Day-Old Broiler Chicks
(Scientific World Journal, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
The present study aimed to describe a simple technique for enema administration in one-day-old broiler chicks. For this purpose we used 455 unsexed health birds divided into four groups submitted to three different ...
Potential endocrinedisruptor activity of drinking water samples
(Endocrine Disruptors, 2015) [Artigo]
Conventional water treatment plants (WTP) do not completely remove contaminants with endocrine activity which may then be present in drinking water (DW). The potential for endocrine disruption of 2 DW samples collected in ...
Evaluation of early changes induced by diuron in the rat urinary bladder using different processing methods for scanning electron microscopy
(Toxicology, 2015-07-03) [Artigo]
Diuron [3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea] is a substituted urea herbicide carcinogenic to the rat urinary bladder at high dietary levels. The suggested non-genotoxic mode of action (MOA) of diuron encompasses ...
Dose and temporal effects on gene expression profiles of urothelial cells from rats exposed to diuron
(Toxicology, 2014-11-05) [Artigo]
Diuron (3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea) is a substituted urea herbicide that at high dietary levels (2500 ppm) induces rat urinary bladder hyperplasia after 20 weeks of exposure and neoplasia after 2 years. The ...
Sao Paulo Animal Cancer Registry, the first in Latin America
(Veterinary And Comparative Oncology, 2015-06-01) [Carta]
Effects of swim training on liver carcinogenesis in male Wistar rats fed a low-fat or high-fat diet
(Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism = Physiologie Appliquee Nutrition Et Metabolisme, 2012-12-01) [Artigo]
The present study aimed to investigate the beneficial effects of swim training on the promotion-progression stages of rat liver carcinogenesis. Male Wistar rats were submitted to chemically induced liver carcinogenesis and ...
Diuron-induced rat urinary bladder carcinogenesis: Mode of action and human relevance evaluations using the International Programme on Chemical Safety framework
(Critical Reviews In Toxicology, 2014-05-01) [Artigo]
Diuron, a high volume substituted urea herbicide, induced high incidences of urinary bladder carcinomas and low incidences of kidney pelvis papillomas and carcinomas in rats exposed to high doses (2500 ppm) in a 2-year ...