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Effect of therapeutic plasma concentrations of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the production of reactive oxygen species by activated rat neutrophils
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2005-04-01) [Artigo]
The release of reactive oxygen specie (ROS) by activated neutrophil is involved in both the antimicrobial and deleterious effects in chronic inflammation. The objective of the present investigation was to determine the ...
Curcumin combined with metformin decreases glycemia and dyslipidemia, and increases paraoxonase activity in diabetic rats
(Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome, 2019-04-30) [Artigo]
Background: Combination of current antidiabetic agents with natural antioxidants to manage diabetes mellitus and its complications has appeared as an emerging trend. Curcumin, a yellow pigment isolated from Curcuma longa ...
Effect of different pre-irradiation times on curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy against planktonic cultures and biofilms of Candida spp
(Archives of Oral Biology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of pre-irradiation time (PIT) on curcumin (Cur)-mediated photodynamic therapy (PDT) against planktonic and biofilm cultures of reference strains of Candida ...
Antioxidant activity of Agaricus blazei
(Fitoterapia, 2007-04-01) [Artigo]
The ethanolic extract of Agaricus blazei and ethyl acetate and hydroalcoholic fractions were evaluated for their antioxidant activity. (C) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
INTRACELLULAR GENERATION OF ELECTRONICALLY EXCITED-STATES - POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTES CHALLENGED WITH A PRECURSOR OF TRIPLET ACETONE
(Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta, 1986-05-02) [Artigo]
In vitro methods to determine the antioxidant activity of caffeic acid
(Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2019-08-05) [Artigo]
Caffeic acid (CA) is a plant metabolite acting as a carcinogenic inhibitor, and exhibits a high antioxidant effect and some antimicrobial activity. Besides, this compound can be useful in the prevention of heart diseases ...
Characterization of myeloid or lymphoid acute leukemia by a chemiluminescence assay: Comparison with immunocytochemistry using an antimyeloperoxidase antibody
(Acta Haematologica, 1993-01-01) [Artigo]
A simple and sensitive chemiluminescence assay for the demonstration of the activity of intracellular myeloperoxidase (MPO) is described, which is useful for the distinction between myeloid and lymphoid commitment in blasts ...
Diagnosis of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome by ultraviolet spectrophotometry
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2003-10-01) [Artigo]
Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) is an autosomal recessive disorder due to an inborn error of cholesterol metabolism, characterized by congenital malformations, dysmorphism of multiple organs, mental retardation and delayed ...
Insulin treatment reverses the increase in atrogin-1 expression in atrophied skeletal muscles of diabetic rats with acute joint inflammation
(Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 2018-02-14) [Artigo]
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in biomarkers of skeletal muscle proteolysis (atrogin-1, muscle RING finger-1 protein [MuRF-1]) and inflammation (nuclear factor kappa-B) in skeletal muscles ...
Efeito da aminoguanidina nos níveis de produtos finais de glicação avançada (Age) e de aldeídos totais em ratos diabéticos
(Revista de Ciencias Farmaceuticas Basica e Aplicada, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]