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Effects of atrazine on female Wistar rats: Morphological alterations in ovarian follicles and immunocytochemical labeling of 90 kDa heat shock protein
(Micron, 2008-07-01) [Artigo]
Fertility in female mammals may be affected by a variety of endocrine disrupters present in the environment. Herbicide atrazine is an example of endocrine disrupter employed in agriculture, which disrupts estrous cyclicity ...
Intestinal anti-inflammatory activity of coumarin and 4-hydroxycoumarin in the trinitrobenzenesulphonic acid model of rat colitis
(Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2008-07-01) [Artigo]
Coumarins represent an important class of phenolic compounds with multiple biological activities, including inhibition of lipidic peroxidation and neutrophil-dependent anion superoxide generation, anti-inflammatory and ...
Doxazosin reduces cell proliferation and increases collagen fibers in rat prostatic lobes
(Cell and Tissue Research, 2008-04-01) [Artigo]
We investigated the effects of doxazosin (Dox), an alpha-adrenoceptor antagonist used clinically for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), on the rat prostatic complex by assessing structural parameters, ...
Localization of myosin-Va in subpopulations of cells in rat endocrine organs
(Cell and Tissue Research, 2008-08-01) [Artigo]
Myosin-Va is a Ca 2+/calmodulin-regulated unconventional myosin involved in the transport of vesicles, membranous organelles, and macromolecular complexes composed of proteins and mRNA. The cellular localization of myosin-Va ...
Polyethylene gel in the subcutaneous tissue of rats: Histopathologic and systemic evaluation
(Orbit, 2008-05-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To evaluate the histological and systemic response to subcutaneous injection of polyethylene gel in rats. Methods: Twenty-one white male rats were divided into 3 groups (G): G1 and G2 received subcutaneous ...