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Melatonin and ethanol intake exert opposite effects on circulating estradiol and progesterone and differentially regulate sex steroid receptors in the ovaries, oviducts, and uteri of adult rats
(Reproductive Toxicology, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
Chronic ethanol intake is associated with sex hormone disturbances, and it is well known that melatonin plays a key role in regulating several reproductive processes. We report the effects of ethanol intake and melatonin ...
Improvement of biochemical parameters in type 1 diabetic rats after the roots aqueous extract of yacon [Smallanthus sonchifolius (Poepp.& Endl.)] treatment
(Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2013-09-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) (Poepp.& Endl.) on clinical parameters under diabetic conditions. The aqueous extract of yacon tuberous roots (YRAE; 0.76gfructankg-1 ...
Ultrasound-assisted extraction of Na and K from swine feed and its application in a digestibility assay: A green analytical procedure
(Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2013-11-01) [Artigo]
The study is aimed to evaluate the efficiency of ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE) as a simple strategy focused on sample preparation for metal determination in biological samples. The extraction of sodium and potassium ...
Influence of treatment with quercetin on lipid parameters and oxidative stress of pregnant diabetic rats
(Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Among the numerous coadjuvant therapies that could influence the incidence and progression of diabetic complications, antioxidants and flavonoids are currently being tested in clinical trials. We investigated the effect ...