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In vitro antimicrobial activity of acroseal, polifl and epiphany against Enterococcus faecalis
(Brazilian Dental Journal, 2009-12-01) [Artigo]
Using the agar diffusion method, this study evaluated the in vitro antimicrobial activity of the commercial endodontic sealers Acroseal and Epiphany, a castor-oil based experimental sealer, Polifl, and a primer agent ...
Multiplex PCR use for Staphylococcus aureus identification and oxacillin and mupirocin resistance evaluation
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2009-09-01) [Artigo]
Oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus represents a serious problem in hospitals worldwide, increasing infected patients' mortality and morbidity and raising treatment costs and internment time. In this study, the results ...
Salacia campestris root bark extract: peroxidase inhibition, antioxidant and antiradical profile
(Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and free radical species have been implicated in initiating or accompanying many diseases in living organisms; there is thus, a continual need for antioxidants molecules to inactivate ROS/free ...
Mouriri elliptica: Validation of gastroprotective, healing and anti-Helicobacter pylori effects
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2009-06-25) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Mouriri elliptica Martius (Melastomataceae) is species reputed in folk medicine to heal gastric ulcer and gastritis.Aim of the study: Methanolic extract (ME) and ethyl acetate fraction (EAF) ...
Development of a rapid one-step immunochromatographic assay for HCV core antigen detection
(Journal of Virological Methods, 2009-06-01) [Artigo]
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) core protein possesses amino acid sequences highly conserved among HCV isolates and has proved useful for various diagnostic tests. To date, no information has been published regarding the ...
Hylin a1, the first cytolytic peptide isolated from the arboreal South American frog Hypsiboas albopunctatus ('spotted treefrog')
(Peptides, 2009-02-01) [Artigo]
RP-HPLC fractionation of the electrically stimulated skin secretion of the arboreal South American frog Hypsiboas albopunctaturs (spotted treefrog) led to the isolation of a cytolytic C-terminally amidated peptide. This ...
Studies of an active peptide isolated from Hyla biobeba and its synthetic analogues
(Amino Acids, 2009-07-01) [Resumo]
Altered ex vivo Expression of Caspase 8, Caspase 9 and Bcl-2 is Associated with the T Cell Hyporreactivity of Paracoccidioidomycosis Patients
(Clinical Immunology, 2009-01-01) [Resumo]
Zidovudine-Loaded PLA and PLA-PEG Blend Nanoparticles: Influence of Polymer Type on Phagocytic Uptake by Polymorphonuclear Cells
(Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Mononuclear (macrophages) and polymorphonuclear leucocytes cells play an important role in the immunopathogenesis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Zidovudine is a broad-spectrum drug used in current antiretroviral ...
Haptoglobin polymorphism correlated with coronary artery disease
(Archives of Medical Science, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Haptoglobin polymorphism has been correlated with disease and some studies have associated the Hp(2) allele with susceptibility to or protection against certain infectious (pulmonary tuberculosis, HIV) and ...