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Previous contact with Strongyloides venezuelensis contributed to prevent insulitis in MLD-STZ diabetes
(Experimental Parasitology, 2013-06-01) [Artigo]
Epidemiological and experimental studies support the idea that helminth infections can induce a protective effect against the development of autoimmune and allergic diseases. In this study we characterized the immune ...
Cytokine profile of Ehrlich ascites tumor treated with Bothrops jararaca venom
(Mediators of Inflammation, 2002-08-01) [Artigo]
WE previously demonstrated that Bothrops jararaca venom (BjV) has an antitumor effect on Ehrlich ascites tumor (EAT) cells and induces an increase of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in early stages of tumor growth. It has ...
Dietary restriction abrogates antibody production induced by a DNA vaccine encoding the mycobacterial 65 kDa heat shock protein
(Genetic Vaccines and Therapy, 2009-07-16) [Artigo]
Background: Protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) is the most common type of malnutrition. PCM leads to immunodeficiency and consequent increased susceptibility to infectious agents. In addition, responses to prophylactic ...
The number of podocyte and slit diaphragm is decreased in experimental diabetic nephropathy
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2006-03-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To determine the number of podocyte, slit diaphragms, slit diaphragm extensions and GBM thickness in diabetic nephropathy. Methods: Sixty Rattus Wistarof both sexes weighing 200-300g were divided in two experimental ...