Recent Submissions

  • An overview about apitherapy and its clinical applications

    Weis, Wilson Antonio Autor UNESP; Ripari, Nicolas Autor UNESP; Conte, Fernanda Lopes Autor UNESP; Honorio, Mariana da Silva Autor UNESP; Sartori, Arthur Alves Autor UNESP; Matucci, Ramon Hage Autor UNESP; Sforcin, José Maurício Autor UNESP (Phytomedicine Plus, 2022) [Resenha]
    Background: Humanity has benefited from bee products over the centuries for treating and preventing various illnesses, and apitherapy has been employed in several countries as a complementary medicine. This review aimed ...
  • Exploring the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiallergic potential of Brazilian propolis in monocytes

    Conte, Fernanda Lopes Autor UNESP; Pereira, Ana Catarina; Brites, Gonçalo; Ferreira, Isabel; Silva, Ana Cristina; Sebastião, Ana Isabel; Matos, Patrícia; Pereira, Cláudia; Batista, Maria Teresa; Sforcin, José Maurício Autor UNESP et al. (Phytomedicine Plus, 2022) [Artigo]
    Background: Propolis is a bee product used since ancient times due to its diverse biological applications. We aimed to investigate the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action of Brazilian propolis in THP-1 cells stimulated ...
  • Is there a window of opportunity for the therapeutic use of vitamin D in multiple sclerosis?

    Zorzella-Pezavento, Sofia Fernanda Gonçalves Autor UNESP; Mimura, Luiza Ayumi Nishiyama Autor UNESP; Denadai, Marina Bonifácio Autor UNESP; De Souza, William Danilo Fernandes Autor UNESP; Fraga-Silva, Thais Fernanda De Campos Autor UNESP; Sartori, Alexandrina Autor UNESP (Neural Regeneration Research, 2022) [Resenha]
    Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune treatable but not curable disease. There are a multiplicity of medications for multiple sclerosis therapy, including a class entitled disease-modifying drugs that are mainly indicated ...
  • Molecular detection of Leishmania infantum in donkeys and mules under semiarid conditions in Brazil

    Limeira, Clécio Henrique; de Oliveira, Murilo Duarte; Júnior, João Pessoa Araújo Autor UNESP; Malossi, Camila Dantas Autor UNESP; Ullmann, Leila Sabrina Autor UNESP; Silva, Maria Luana Cristiny Rodrigues; de Azevedo, Sérgio Santos; Alves, Clebert José (Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria, 2021) [Artigo]
    Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic zoonosis that mainly affects poorest and most vulnerable populations, and domestic dogs are considered to be the main source of infection to the vector and therefore humans. However, ...
  • Vitamin D decreases cell death and inflammation in human umbilical vein endothelial cells and placental explants from pregnant women with preeclampsia cultured with TNF-α

    Nunes, Priscila Rezeck Autor UNESP; Romao-Veiga, Mariana Autor UNESP; Ribeiro, Vanessa Rocha Autor UNESP; de Oliveira, Larissa Ragozo Cardoso Autor UNESP; Zupelli, Thiago Gameiro Autor UNESP; Abbade, Joelcio Francisco Autor UNESP; Peracoli, Jose Carlos Autor UNESP; Peracoli, Maria Terezinha Serrao Autor UNESP (Immunological Investigations, 2021) [Artigo]
    This study evaluated the impact of vitamin D on Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells (HUVEC) and inflammation in placental explants from women with preeclampsia (PE). HUVEC and explants from 10 late-onset PE (LOPE), 10 ...
  • Brazilian green propolis: A novel tool to improve the cytotoxic and immunomodulatory action of docetaxel on MCF-7 breast cancer cells and on women monocyte

    de Oliveira Cardoso, Eliza Autor UNESP; Santiago, Karina Basso Autor UNESP; Conti, Bruno José Autor UNESP; Conte, Fernanda Lopes Autor UNESP; Tasca, Karen Ingrid Autor UNESP; Romagnoli, Graziela Gorete; de Assis Golim, Marjorie Autor UNESP; Rainho, Cláudia Aparecida Autor UNESP; Bastos, Jairo Kenupp; Sforcin, José Maurício Autor UNESP (Phytotherapy Research, 2022) [Artigo]
    Docetaxel (DTX) is used against breast cancer despite its side effects such as toxicity and immunosuppression. Here we investigated the cytotoxic and immunomodulatory effects of the ethanol solution extract of propolis ...
  • Association between Adverse Maternal Clinical Outcomes and Imbalance of Cytokines and Angiogenic Factors in Preterm Preeclampsia

    Nunes, Priscila Rezeck Autor UNESP; Romao-Veiga, Mariana Autor UNESP; Borges, Vera Therezinha Medeiros Autor UNESP; Matias, Mariana Leticia Autor UNESP; Ribeiro, Vanessa Rocha Autor UNESP; Costa, Roberto Antonio Araujo Autor UNESP; Peracoli, Maria Terezinha Serrao Autor UNESP; Peracoli, Jose Carlos Autor UNESP (Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia, 2021) [Artigo]
    Objective Preeclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy-specific syndrome characterized by abnormal levels of cytokines and angiogenic factors, playing a role in the disease development. The present study evaluated whether immunological ...
  • Physical, functional and biochemical features of Nanoskin® bacterial cellulose scaffold as a potential carrier for cell transference

    Viveiros, Magda Massae Hata Autor UNESP; Rainho, Cláudia Aparecida Autor UNESP; Ramirez, Jofer Andree Zamame Autor UNESP; Kaneno, Ramon Autor UNESP; Silva, Márcia Guimarães Autor UNESP; Ximenes, Valdecir Farias Autor UNESP; de Olyveira, Gabriel Molina; Basmaji, Pierre; Di Girolamo, Nick; Schellini, Silvana Artioli Autor UNESP (Materials Letters, 2022) [Artigo]
    We evaluated the feasibility of Nanoskin®, a bacterial cellulose (BC) nanofiber membrane, as a potential scaffold for cell transference therapy. Nanoskin® does not induce lymphocyte proliferation, but it does not kill ...
  • Two Novel Mutations Associated with Polymyxin-B Resistance in a Pandemic Lineage of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli of the Sequence Type 69

    Dos Santos, Carla Adriana; Hernandes, Rodrigo Tavanelli Autor UNESP; Cunha, Marcos Paulo Vieira; Nagamori, Filipe Onishi; Gonçalves, Claudia Regina; Sacchi, Claudio Tavares; Tiba-Casas, Monique Ribeiro; Camargo, Carlos Henrique (Chemotherapy, 2021) [Artigo]
    Background: Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) are frequent pathogens worldwide, impacting on the morbidity and economic costs associated with antimicrobial treatment. Objectives: We report two novel mutations associated ...
  • Soil mycobiome is shaped by vegetation and microhabitats: A regional-scale study in Southeastern Brazil

    Yamauchi, Danielle Hamae Autor UNESP; Garces, Hans Garcia Autor UNESP; Teixeira, Marcus De Melo; Rodrigues, Gabriel Fellipe Barros Autor UNESP; Ullmann, Leila Sabrina Autor UNESP; Garces, Adalberto Garcia Autor UNESP; Hebeler-Barbosa, Flavia Autor UNESP; Bagagli, Eduardo Autor UNESP (Journal of Fungi, 2021) [Artigo]
    Soil is the principal habitat and reservoir of fungi that act on ecological processes vital for life on Earth. Understanding soil fungal community structures and the patterns of species distribution is crucial, considering ...
  • Propolis increases Foxp3 expression and lymphocyte proliferation in HIV-infected people: A randomized, double blind, parallel-group and placebo-controlled study

    Conte, Fernanda Lopes Autor UNESP; Tasca, Karen Ingrid Autor UNESP; Santiago, Karina Basso Autor UNESP; de Oliveira Cardoso, Eliza Autor UNESP; Romagnoli, Graziela Gorete Autor UNESP; de Assis Golim, Marjorie Autor UNESP; Braz, Aline Márcia Marques Autor UNESP; Berretta, Andresa Aparecida; do Rosário de Souza, Lenice Autor UNESP; Sforcin, José Maurício Autor UNESP (Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 2021) [Artigo]
    HIV infection and the prolonged use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) contribute to persistent inflammation and immune deregulation in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Propolis is a bee product with plenty of biological ...
  • Emergence and persistence of high-risk clones among MDR and XDR A. baumanniiat a Brazilian teaching hospital

    Tavares, Laís Calissi Brisolla; De Vasconcellos, Francielli Mahnic; De Sousa, William Vaz; Rocchetti, Taisa Trevizani Autor UNESP; Mondelli, Alessandro Lia; Ferreira, Adriano Martison Autor UNESP; Montelli, Augusto Cezar Autor UNESP; Sadatsune, Terue Autor UNESP; Tiba-Casas, Monique Ribeiro; Camargo, Carlos Henrique (Frontiers in Microbiology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii is currently one of the priority themes discussed around the world, including in Brazil, where this pathogen is considered endemic. A total of 107 carbapenem-resistant ...
  • Genome diversity, recombination, and virulence across the major lineages of Paracoccidioides

    Muñoz, José F.; Farrer, Rhys A.; Desjardins, Christopher A.; Gallo, Juan E.; Sykes, Sean; Sakthikumar, Sharadha; Misas, Elizabeth; Whiston, Emily A.; Bagagli, Eduardo Autor UNESP; Soares, Celia M.A. et al. (mSphere, 2016) [Artigo]
    The Paracoccidioides genus includes two species of thermally dimorphic fungi that cause paracoccidioidomycosis, a neglected health-threatening human systemic mycosis endemic to Latin America. To examine the genome evolution ...
  • Official Position of the Brazilian Association of Bone Assessment and Metabolism (ABRASSO) on the evaluation of body composition by densitometry—part II (clinical aspects): interpretation, reporting, and special situations

    Maeda, Sergio Setsuo; Albergaria, Ben-Hur; Szejnfeld, Vera Lúcia; Lazaretti-Castro, Marise; Arantes, Henrique Pierotti; Ushida, Marcela; Domiciano, Diogo Souza; Pereira, Rosa Maria Rodrigues; Marin-Mio, Rosângela Villa; de Oliveira, Mônica Longo et al. (Advances in Rheumatology, 2022) [Artigo]
    Objective: To present an updated and evidence-based guideline for the use of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to assess body composition in clinical practice. Materials and methods: This Official Position was developed ...
  • Toxicological impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the health of the neotropical fish, Poecilia reticulata

    Malafaia, Guilherme; Ahmed, Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim; Souza, Sindoval Silva de; Rezende, Fernanda Neves Estrela; Freitas, Ítalo Nascimento; da Luz, Thiarlen Marinho; da Silva, Abner Marcelino; Charlie-Silva, Ives; Braz, Helyson Lucas Bezerra; Jorge, Roberta Jeane Bezerra et al. (Aquatic Toxicology, 2022) [Artigo]
    There have been significant impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on society including high health and economic costs. However, little is known about the potential ecological risks of this virus despite its presence in ...
  • Analysis and comparison of the STR genotypes called with HipSTR, STRait Razor and toaSTR by using next generation sequencing data in a Brazilian population sample

    Valle-Silva, Guilherme; Frontanilla, Tamara Soledad; Ayala, Jesús; Donadi, Eduardo Antonio; Simões, Aguinaldo Luiz; Castelli, Erick C. Autor UNESP; Mendes-Junior, Celso Teixeira (Forensic Science International: Genetics, 2022) [Artigo]
    Short tandem repeats (STRs) are particularly difficult to genotype with rapid evolving next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology. Long amplicons containing repetitive sequences result in alignment and genotyping errors. ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 testing among patients and healthcare professionals in an HIV outpatient clinic in Brazil

    Matsuda, Elaine Monteiro; de Oliveira, Isabela Penteriche; de Campos, Ivana Barros; Ahagon, Cintia Mayumi; Castejon, Marcia Jorge; Silva, Valeria Oliveira; Manzoni, Fernanda Matsuda; López-Lopes, Giselle Ibette; Brígido, Luís Fernando de Macedo (Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, 2022) [Artigo]
    The COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil has been marked by high infection and death rates. The immune response generated by current vaccination might be influenced by previous natural infection, and baseline estimates may help in ...
  • Recurrence of COVID-19 associated with reduced T-cell responses in a monozygotic twin pair

    De Castro, Mateus V.; Santos, Keity S.; Apostolico, Juliana S.; Fernandes, Edgar R.; Almeida, Rafael R.; Levin, Gabriel; Magawa, Jhosiene Y.; Nunes, João Paulo S.; Bruni, Mirian; Yamamoto, Marcio M. et al. (Open Biology, 2022) [Artigo]
    Recurrence of COVID-19 in recovered patients has been increasingly reported. However, the immune mechanisms behind the recurrence have not been thoroughly investigated. The presence of neutralizing antibodies (nAbs) in ...
  • Toxicity of spike fragments SARS-CoV-2 S protein for zebrafish: A tool to study its hazardous for human health?

    Ventura Fernandes, Bianca H.; Feitosa, Natália Martins; Barbosa, Ana Paula; Bomfim, Camila Gasque; Garnique, Anali M.B.; Rosa, Ivana F. Autor UNESP; Rodrigues, Maira S. Autor UNESP; Doretto, Lucas B. Autor UNESP; Costa, Daniel F. Autor UNESP; Camargo-dos-Santos, Bruno Autor UNESP et al. (Science of the Total Environment, 2022) [Artigo]
    Despite the significant increase in the generation of SARS-CoV-2 contaminated domestic and hospital wastewater, little is known about the ecotoxicological effects of the virus or its structural components in freshwater ...
  • Decreased mir-497-5p suppresses il-6 induced atrophy in muscle cells

    Freire, Paula P. Autor UNESP; Cury, Sarah S. Autor UNESP; Lopes, Letícia O. Autor UNESP; Fernandez, Geysson J. Autor UNESP; Liu, Jianming; de Moraes, Leonardo Nazario Autor UNESP; de Oliveira, Grasieli Autor UNESP; Oliveira, Jakeline S. Autor UNESP; de Moraes, Diogo Autor UNESP; Cabral-Marques, Otavio et al. (Cells, 2021) [Artigo]
    Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a pro-inflammatory cytokine associated with skeletal muscle wasting in cancer cachexia. The control of gene expression by microRNAs (miRNAs) in muscle wasting involves the regulation of thousands ...

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