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The extract of the jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata promotes neurotoxic effects
(Journal of Applied Toxicology, 2011-11-01) [Artigo]
Phyllorhiza punctata (P. punctata) is a jellyfish native to the southwestern Pacific. Herewith we present the biochemical and pharmacological characterization of an extract of the tentacles of P. punctata. The tentacles ...
Antibacterial and antiparasitic effects of Bothrops marajoensis venom and its fractions: Phospholipase A(2) and L-amino acid oxidase
(Toxicon, 2010-04-01) [Artigo]
Some proteins present in snake venom possess enzymatic activities, such as phospholipase A(2) and L-amino acid oxidase. In this study, we verify the action of the Bothrops marajoensis venom (BmarTV), PLA(2) (BmarPLA(2)) ...
SPERMATOGENESIS, SPERMATOPHORE, and SEMINAL FLUID PRODUCTION IN THE ADULT BLUE CRAB CALLINESTES DANAE (PORTUNIDAE)
(Journal of Crustacean Biology, 2012-03-01) [Artigo]
Sperm and spermatophore production in Callinectes danae Smith, 1869 were examined by histochemistry and correlated with gonadosomatic (GSI) and hepatosomatic (HSI) indices. The GSI from developing (DE) and mature (MAT) ...
Relative abundance and population biology of the non-indigenous crab Charybdis hellerii (Crustacea: Brachyura: Portunidae) in a southwestern Atlantic estuary-bay complex
(Aquatic Invasions, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
Invasive species are potential threats to biodiversity, especially if they become established and outnumber native species. In this study, a population of the non-indigenous crab Charybdis hellerii was analyzed in an ...