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Semen and reproductive parameters during some abstinence periods after cigarette smoke exposure in male rats
(Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Cigarette smoking is very widespread globally and can also be implicated in male and female infertility. This study aimed to evaluate the testicular function throughout a complete spermatic cycle during abstinence from ...
Prenatal testosterone supplementation alters puberty onset, aggressive behavior, and partner preference in adult male rats
(Journal of Physiological Sciences, 2012-03-01) [Artigo]
The objective of this study was to investigate whether prenatal exposure to testosterone (T) could change the body weight (BW), anogenital distance (AGD), anogenital distance index (AGDI), puberty onset, social behavior, ...
Annona sp: Plants with multiple applications as alternative medicine - a review
(Current Bioactive Compounds, 2012-10-08) [Resenha]
Annona species have been used as a natural remedy for a variety of illnesses with antiparasitic, antispasmodic, antidiarrheal, antiulcer, sedative, analgesic, hypotensive, and vermifugal effects. These properties are due ...
The Gastroprotective Effect of Menthol: Involvement of Anti-Apoptotic, Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Activities
(PLOS ONE, 2014-01-21) [Artigo]
The aim of this research was to investigate the anti-apoptotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of menthol against ethanol-induced gastric ulcers in rats. Wistar rats were orally treated with vehicle, carbenoxolone ...
HEAT STRESS INDUCES ALTERATION IN EXPRESSION of GENES RELATED TO COMPETENCE and IMPLANTATION IN NELORE BOVINE IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS
(Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Intestinal anti-inflammatory activity of esculetin and 4-methylesculetin in the trinitrobenzenesulphonic acid model of rat colitis
(Chemico-biological Interactions, 2010-07-30) [Artigo]
Coumarins comprise a broad class of phenolic compounds that influences the formation and scavenging of reactive oxygen species and the processes involving free radical-mediated injury. In light of the antioxidant and ...
Biological effects of Ocimum gratissimum L. are due to synergic action among multiple compounds present in essential oil
(Journal of Natural Medicines, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Species of genus Ocimum (Lamiaceae) are economically important due to their essential oils and utilization as medicine for many disorders, including the central nervous system. A previous study showed seasonal variations ...
Hymenaea stigonocarpa Mart. ex Hayne: A tropical medicinal plant with intestinal anti-inflammatory activity in TNBS model of intestinal inflammation in rats
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2014-01-10) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Stem bark and fruit pulp of Hymenaea stigonocarpa Mart ex. Hayne (Fabaceae) has been popularly used to treat inflammation and gastrointestinal diseases including ulcers, diarrhea and gastric ...
Use of LH or eCG in the last day of superestimulatory treatment
(Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2010-12-01) [Artigo]
In the last decades several hormonal treatments to induce multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) have been developed. Tight control of the time of ovulation allowed the use of fixed-time artificial insemination ...
Antioxidant and intestinal anti-inflammatory effects of plant-derived coumarin derivatives
(Phytomedicine, 2014-02-15) [Artigo]
Background: Coumarins, also known as benzopyrones, are plant-derived products with several pharmacological properties, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Based on the wide distribution of coumarin ...