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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 ...
Nutritional and metabolic risk factors for insulin resistance in adults
(International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2011) [Artigo]
The purpose of this study is to investigate the association of insulin resistance (IR) with dietary, fitness, anthropometric and other components of Metabolic Syndrome (MS) in adult participants. Crosssectional study of ...
Plasma glutathione of HIV+ patients responded positively and differently to dietary supplementation with cysteine or glutamine
(Nutrition, 2012-07-01) [Artigo]
Objective: Patients with positivity for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) present low concentrations of antioxidant nutrients, including total glutathione (GSH) and its precursors. We investigated the responses of the ...
Effects of diuron on toxicological and hematological parameters and lymphohematopoietic organs in a rat chemical hepatocarcinogenesis model
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2005) [Artigo]
Lack of chemoprevention of dietary Agaricus blazei against rat colonic aberrant crypt foci
(Human & Experimental Toxicology, 2008-06-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei (Ab) has been widely used in folk medicine to treat various diseases including cancer. No information is available on its possible protective effects on the development of colon cancer. The ...
Dexmedetomidine and S(+)-ketamine in ischemia and reperfusion injury in the rat kidney
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2011-06-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Investigar a creatinina sanguínea e histologia renal em ratos anestesiados com S(+)-cetamina (ceta) ou dexmedetomidina (dex) e submetidos à lesão de isquemia/reperfusão renal (IR). MÉTODOS: Sob S(+)-cetamina ...
Genotoxicity of cigarette smoking in maternal and newborn lymphocytes
(Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2009-09-01) [Artigo]
Tobacco smoke contains a large number of substances known to induce DNA damage and to be hazardous to human health. Several reviews and meta-analyses have reported an association between maternal or paternal smoking habits ...
NF-kappa B signaling modulation by EBV and KSHV
(Trends In Microbiology, 2010-06-01) [Artigo]
The nuclear factor (NF)-kappa B signaling pathway is pivotal for immune system function. Not surprisingly, pathogenic microorganisms have developed strategies to subvert it. Two examples are Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and ...
Cell adhesion and growth on surfaces modified by plasma and ion implantation
(Journal of Applied Physics, 2014-04-21) [Artigo]
In this study, we show and discuss the results of the interaction of living CHO (Chinese Hamster Ovary) cells, in terms of adhesion and growth on glass, SU-8 (epoxi photoresist), PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane), and DLC (hydrogen ...
Evaluation of area contaminated by wood treatment activities: genetic markers in the environment and in the child population
(Chemosphere, 2015) [Artigo]
Wood preservation activities and related compounds are a problem since these areas have major environmental contamination liabilities which compromise the health of the surrounding population and the integrity of ecological ...