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Immunostimulatory effects of the phenolic compounds from lichens on nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide production
(Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, 2009-10-01) [Artigo]
The effects of isolated compounds from Brazilian lichens and their derivatives on H 2O 2 and NO production were studied using murine macrophages as a part of an attempt to understand their possible immunomodulatory properties. ...
Cytotoxicity of denture base resins: Effect of water bath and microwave postpolymerization heat treatments
(International Journal of Prosthodontics, 2004-05-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: This study compared the effect of two postpolymerization heat treatments on the cytotoxicity of three denture base resins on L929 cells using 3H-thymidine incorporation and MTT assays. Materials and Methods: Sample ...
Cryptococcosis outbreak in psittacine birds in Brazil
(Medical Mycology, 2004-08-01) [Artigo]
An outbreak of cryptococcosis occurred in a breeding aviary in São Paulo, Brazil. Seven psittacine birds (of species Charmosyna papou, Lorius lory, Trichoglossus goldiei, Psittacula krameri and Psittacus erithacus) died ...
Secretion of tumor necrosis factor-alpha by mouse peritoneal macrophages in the presence of dental sealers, sealapex and endomethasone
(Journal of Endodontics, 2004-07-01) [Artigo]
After filling root canals, the healing process depends on the chemical composition or physical-chemical properties of the material used, among other factors. All root canal sealers, whether solid or plastic, are foreign ...
DNA vaccine containing the mycobacterial hsp65 gene prevented insulitis in MLD-STZ diabetes
(Journal of Immune Based Therapies and Vaccines, 2009-09-15) [Artigo]
Background: Our group previously demonstrated that a DNA plasmid encoding the mycobacterial 65-kDa heat shock protein (DNA-HSP65) displayed prophylactic and therapeutic effect in a mice model for tuberculosis. This protection ...