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Citotoxicidade de Styrax camporum Pohl em macrófagos peritoneais e a liberação de H2O2
(Revista de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, 2004-12-01) [Artigo]
The immunological response includes wide contexts involving several cells, and the macrophage is crucial in the cellular immune response. Several stimuli to macrophage membrane may induce the liberation of H2O2, contributing ...
First data in the effect of Araraquara soybean yogurt on Buenos Aires tumor-cell lines
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2005) [Artigo]
Effect of post-polymerization heat treatments on the cytotoxicity of two denture base acrylic resins
(Journal of Applied Oral Science, 2006-08-31) [Artigo]
Introduction: Most denture base acrylic resins have polymethylmethacrylate in their composition. Several authors have discussed the polymerization process involved in converting monomer into polymer because adequate ...
A complexa fisiopatologia dos episódios vasooclusivos na anemia falciforme
(Revista de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, 2002-12-01) [Resenha]
Hemolytic anemia and vasoocclusion are the cardinal clinical features of sickle cell anemia. Vasoocclusion is a complex process involving not only the polymerization of deoxygenated sickle hemoglobin tetramers, but also ...
Induction and secretion of elastinolytic and proteolytic activity in cultures of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2008-10-28) [Artigo]
P. brasiliensis parasitizes various human tissues and proteinases exported by this fungus may allow it to metabolize and invade host tissues. The influence of the culture medium on the production of proteinases by P. ...
The β-chemokines MIP-1α and RANTES and lipoprotein metabolism in HIV-infected Brazilian patients
(Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2005-08-01) [Artigo]
HIV patients are predisposed to the development of hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia as a result of both viral infection and HIV infection therapy, especially the protease inhibitors. Chemokines and cytokines ...
Genotipagem do locus ABO (9q34.1) em doadores de sangue da região noroeste do estado de São Paulo
(Revista Brasileira de Hematologia e Hemoterapia, 2001-12-01) [Artigo]
The advances of molecular genetics enabled us to understand the molecular basis of the ABO locus. Considering Us importance as a genetic marker and its applications, the aim of this study was to verify the distribution of ...
Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant capacity of G6PD-deficient patients with A-(202G>A) mutation
(Genetics and Molecular Research, 2009-12-01) [Artigo]
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an enzymopathy in which reduced NADPH concentrations are not maintained, resulting in oxidative damage. We evaluated G6PD activity, oxidative stress levels and Trolox ...
Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity and immunostimulatory effect of extracts from Byrsonima crassa Nied. (Malpighiaceae)
(BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2009-01-16) [Artigo]
Background: Several in vitro studies have looked at the effect of medicinal plant extracts against Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Regardless of the popular use of Byrsonima crassa (B. crassa) as antiemetic, diuretic, ...
Dissociation between the circulating renin-angiotensin system and angiotensin II receptors in central losartan-induced hypertension
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2002-09-01) [Artigo]
Losartan, an AT1 angiotensin II (ANG II) receptor non-peptide antagonist, induces an increase in mean arterial pressure (MAP) when injected intracerebroventricularly (icv) into rats. The present study investigated possible ...