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A prelude to the fractional calculus applied to tumor dynamic
(TEMA. Tendências em Matemática Aplicada e Computacional, 2014) [Artigo]
In order to refine the solution given by the classical logistic equation and extend its range of applications in the study of tumor dynamics, we propose and solve a generalization of this equation, using the so-called ...
MyoD, myogenin and proliferating cell nuclear antigen expression in growing Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.)
(Aquaculture Research, 2008-11-04) [Artigo]
In the present study, immunohistochemical and morphometric analysis was used to characterize variations in muscle growth performance during muscle fibre recruitment and hypertrophy. As in fisheries, fish were classified ...
The dynamics of intraguild predation in Chrysomya albiceps Wied. (Diptera : Calliphoridae): Interactions between instars and species under different abundances of food
(Neotropical Entomology, 2006-11-01) [Artigo]
The pattern of larval interaction in blowflies confined with Chrysomya albiceps Wied. and C. rufifacies Maquart can be changed in response to the predatory behaviour of the two species to a contest-type process instead of ...
Growth performance of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, fed diets containing levels of pyridoxine and haematological response under heat stress
(Aquaculture Research, 2012-07-01) [Artigo]
In order to assess the effect of dietary pyridoxine supplementation on the growth performance of Nile tilapia and the haematological response under heat stress, 192 fingerlings (8.41 +/- 0.22 g) were randomly distributed ...
A Program of Health Education Promotion by Nursing Can Improve Blood Pressure Control and Quality of Life in Hypertensive Patients?
(Hypertension, 2011-11-01) [Resumo]
Comparison of methodologies for degree-day estimation using numerical methods
(Acta Scientiarum: Agronomy, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
O desenvolvimento de projetos relacionados ao desempenho de diversas culturas tem recebido aperfeiçoamento cada vez maior, incorporado a modelos matemáticos sendo indispensável à utilização de equações cada vez mais ...
Analgesic efficacy of perioperative use of vedaprofen, tramadol or their combination in cats undergoing ovariohysterectomy
(Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2009-06-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
The analgesic efficacy of tramadol and/or vedaprofen was evaluated in cats submitted for elective ovariohysterectomy, using a randomised double blind placebo controlled design. Forty adult female cats (3.0 +/- 0.32 kg; 1.8 ...
Triiodothyronine (T3) does not induce RANKL expression in rat ROS 17/2.8 cells
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia, 2008-02-01) [Artigo]
Osteoclastogenesis may be regulated via activation of the RANK/RANKL (receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B/ receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand) system, which is mediated by osteoblasts. However, ...
Tropical Healthcare Epidemiology: Weather Determinants of the Etiology of Bloodstream Infections in a Brazilian Hospital
(Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
We studied the influence of weather on the etiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in a hospital in Brazil during the years 2005--2010. Monthly average temperatures were positively associated with higher ...
Spatial distribution of dengue incidence and socio-environmental conditions in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil, 2007
(Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
This study aimed to analyze the spatial distribution of dengue risk and its association with socio-environmental conditions. This was an ecological study of the counts of autochthonous dengue cases in the municipality of ...