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Doxazosin Treatment Alters Stromal Cell Behavior and Increases Elastic System Fibers Deposition in Rat Prostate
(Microscopy Research and Technique, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Doxazosin (DOX), an alpha-adrenoceptor antagonist, induces the relaxation of smooth muscle cell tonus and reduces the clinical symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, the effects of DOX in the prostate ...
Cadmium exposure inhibits MMP2 and MMP9 activities in the prostate and testis
(Biochemical And Biophysical Research Communications, 2015-02-20) [Artigo]
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are zinc (Zn2+) and calcium (Ca2+) dependant endopeptidases, capable of degradation of numerous components of the extracellular matrix. Cadmium (Cd2+) is a well known environmental contaminant ...
Subacute and Reproductive Oral Toxicity Assessment of the Hydroethanolic Extract of Jacaranda decurrens Roots in Adult Male Rats
(Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013-01-01) [Artigo]
Jacaranda decurrens subsp. symmetrifoliolata Farias & Proenc, a (Bignoniaceae) is a species traditionally used for the treatment of inflammatory and infectious diseases. Previous findings from our group reported scientifically ...
The occurrence of Austrodiplostomum compactum (Lutz, 1928) (Digenea: Diplostomidae) metacercariae in the eyes of loricariid fish (Siluriformes: Osteichthyes: Loricariidae) from Brazil
(Journal of Helminthology, 2011-03-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to report the occurrence of Austrodiplostomum compactum metacercariae in the eyes of 98 specimens of loricariid fish (Hypostomus ancistroides, H. hermanni, H. iheringii, H. margaritifer, H. regani, ...
Forensic identification of the guitarfish species Rhinobatos horkelli, R-percellens and Zapteryx brevirostris using multiplex-PCR
(Molecular Ecology Resources, 2010-01-01) [Resumo]
Rhinobatos percellens, Rhinobatos horkelli and Zapteryx brevirostris, known as guitarfish, are commonly found inshore and caught by trawl nets. Recently, these species have been suffering sharp population declines. One of ...
Side Effects of Neem Oil on the Midgut Endocrine Cells of the Green Lacewing Ceraeochrysa claveri (Navas) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
(Neotropical Entomology, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
We described the ultrastructure of Ceraeochrysa claveri (Navas) midgut endocrine cells in larva, pupa, and adult, and evaluated the side effects of ingested neem oil, a botanical insecticide obtained from the seeds of the ...
In Vivo Models for Measuring Placental Glutatione-S-transferase (GST-P 7-7) Levels: A Suitable Biomarker for Understanding Cancer Pathogenesis
(In Vivo, 2012-07-01) [Artigo]
The Glutatione-S-transferases (GSTs) comprise a family of enzymes closely associated with the cell detoxification of xenobiotics. GSTs exist as homo- or heterodimers and have been grouped into at least seven distinct ...
Infection levels of Austrodiplostomum compactum (Digenea, Diplostomidae) metacercariae in Plagioscion squamosissimus (Teleostei, Sciaenidae) from the Nova Avanhandava reservoir, São Paulo State, Brazil
(Journal of Helminthology, 2010-09-01) [Artigo]
This study was aimed at evaluating the infection levels of Austrodiplostomum compactum metacercariae in 378 specimens of Plagioscion squamosissimus ('corvina' or 'pescada branca') from the Nova Avanhandava reservoir, low ...
Reprodução em cativeiro do jurupecê Sorubim lima (Siluriformes, Pimelodidae) por meio de indução hormonal
(Semina: Ciências Agrárias, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Sorubim lima is a migratory catfish that do not reproduce in lenthic environments such as those formed after construction of hydroelectric power plants. An alternative for conservation of the species in these environments ...
Discrimination of tilapia species of the genera Oreochromis, Tilapia and Sarotherodon by PCR-RFLP of 5S rDNA
(Aquaculture Research, 2010-05-17) [Artigo]