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Trypanosoma cruzi and Its soluble antigens induce NET release by stimulating toll-like receptors
(Plos One, 2015) [Artigo]
Neutrophils release fibrous traps of DNA, histones, and granule proteins known as neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), which contribute to microbicidal killing and have been implicated in autoimmunity. The role of NET ...
(1→6)- and (1→3)(1→6)-β-glucans from Lasiodiplodia theobromae MMBJ: structural characterization and pro-inflammatory activity
(Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015-11-20) [Artigo]
The chemical composition and structural characterization of exopolysaccharides from the fungus Lasiodiplodia theobromae MMBJ are described, and the immunomodulatory activity of a purified β-glucan was evaluated. L. theobromae ...
Atividade antimicrobiana in vitro de extrato de Punica granatum L. sobre staphylococcus aureus isolado em leite bovino
(Bioscience Journal, 2013-07-01) [Artigo]
Bovine mastitis is considered important disease causing major economic losses in dairy herds. Antimicrobial drug can promote resistance, chemical residues in food and environmental contamination. The purpose of this study ...
Natural latex-glycerol dressing to reduce nipple pain and healing the skin in breastfeeding women
(Skin Research and Technology, 2019-07-01) [Artigo]
Background: Nipple pain is the second most common reason for early weaning, exceeded only by the insufficient milk supply. Nipple fissures can bring other problems, acting also as a portal for bacteria and leading to ...
The genus Hintonelmis (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Elminae), new species and records
(Journal Of Natural History, 2018-12-10) [Artigo]
Hintonelmis is a South American genus of Elmidae, comprising 11 species. Two further new species are here described and illustrated: Hintonelmis guianensis sp. nov. from Guyana, and Hintonelmis roellae sp. nov. from Brazil, ...
Clinical aspects of envenomation caused by Tityus obscurus (Gervais, 1843) in two distinct regions of Para state, Brazilian Amazon basin: a prospective case series
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2014-02-11) [Artigo]
Background: Scorpion envenomations are a major public health problem in Brazil, whose most dangerous cases are attributable to the genus Tityus. This study was designed to compare the clinical and demographic features of ...
Chemical inhibition of the contaminant Lactobacillus fermentum from distilleries producing fuel bioethanol
(Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 2014-06-01) [Artigo]
The purpose of this study was to determine the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of pure or mixed chemicals for Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Lactobacillus fermentum in the samples isolated from distilleries with serious ...
Semliki Forest Virus as a Vector: Pros and Cons for Its Use in Biopharmaceuticals Production
(Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 2013-09-01) [Artigo]
The number of biopharmaceuticals for medical and veterinarian use produced in mammalian cells is increasing year after year. All of them are obtained by stable recombinant cell lines. However, it is recognized that transient ...
Description of the larva of Kempnyia colossica (Navas) (Plecoptera: Perlidae) with biological notes
(Aquatic Insects, 2012-12-01) [Artigo]
In this paper, the larva of Kempnyia colossica (Navas 1934) is described based on material collected in Parque Estadual Intervales, SAo Paulo State, and biological notes are presented.
Revision of the genus Ceriantheomorphe (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Ceriantharia) with description of a new species from the Gulf of Mexico and northwestern Atlantic
(Zookeys, 2019-09-09) [Artigo]
The present study presents a revision of the genus Ceriantheomorphe Carlgren, 1931, including redescriptions of the two presently recognized species, Ceriantheomorphe ambonensis (Kwietniewski, 1898) and Ceriantheomorphe ...