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Typing class I HLA-A gene using a nested PCR-RFLP procedure
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2005-06-01) [Artigo]
In order to detect several new HLA-A class I alleles that have been described since 1998, the original PCR-RFLP method developed to identify the 78 alleles recognized at that time at high resolution level was adapted by ...
Aberrant crypt foci and colon cancer: comparison between a short- and medium-term bioassay for colon carcinogenesis using dimethylhydrazine in Wistar rats
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2002-03-01) [Artigo]
Aberrant crypt foci (ACF) in the colon of carcinogen-treated rodents are considered to be the earliest hallmark of colon carcinogenesis. In the present study the relationship between a short-term (4 weeks) and medium-term ...
Proventricular dilatation disease (PDD) and megaesophagus in a blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva) - case report.
(Veterinaria E Zootecnia, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
The present article relates the occurrence of Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) in a 20 years old blue-fronted amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva). The bird was raised in captivity and was examined at the Ornitopathology ...
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigen 1 mimics Epstein-Barr virus EBNA1 immune evasion through central repeat domain effects on protein processing
(Journal of Virology, 2007-08-01) [Artigo]
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV/human herpesvirus 8 [HHV8]) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV/HHV4) are distantly related gammaherpesviruses causing tumors in humans. KSHV latency-associated nuclear antigen 1 (LANA1) ...
Effect of Ginkgo biloba on the reproductive outcome and oxidative stress biomarkers of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2007-08-01) [Artigo]
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of Ginkgo biloba treatment (EGb 761, 200 mg kg-1 day-1) administered from day 0 to 20 of pregnancy on maternal reproductive performance and on the maternal and fetal ...
Effects of low fat and babassu fat diets on nutritional status in obstructive cholestasis in young rats
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2008-02-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Testar os efeitos de uma dieta com baixo teor de gordura comparada a uma dieta com gordura de babaçu sobre o estado nutricional em ratos jovens com colestase obstrutiva. MÉTODOS: Submetemos 40 ratos divididos em ...
Relationship between endocrine function and digital image quantitation of the pancreatic insulin- and glucagon-positive cell masses in normal, alloxan-diabetic, and heterotopic pancreas-transplanted rats
(Transplantation Proceedings, 2000-12-01) [Artigo]
PSA and androgen-related gene (AR, CYP17, and CYP19) polymorphisms and the risk of adenocarcinoma at prostate biopsy
(Dna and Cell Biology, 2008-09-01) [Artigo]
The aim of the present study was to examine the impact of polymorphisms in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and androgen-related genes (AR, CYP17, and CYP19) on prostate cancer (PCa) risk in selected high-risk patients who ...
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 ...
Hodgkin disease in adult and juvenile groups from two different geographic regions in Brazil: Characterization of clinicopathologic aspects and relationship with Epstein-Barr virus infection
(American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2002-07-17) [Artigo]
We analyzed clinicopathologic data, immunophenotype, and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) status in 96 cases of Hodgkin disease (HD) in juveniles (younger than 20 years) and adults (20 years or older) from 2 distinctive states in ...