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Evaluation of antidiarrhoeal effects of Psidium guajava L. (Myrtaceae) aqueous leaf extract in mice
A crude aqueous extract of the leaves of the guava tree, Psidium guajava L. (Myrtaceae), were studied for antidiarrhoeal effects, to place one of its traditional medical uses. The extract induced a decrease in the propulsive ...
Produtos naturais como candidatos a fármacos úteis no tratamento do mal de Alzheimer
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative pathology with severe economic and social impact. There is currently no cure, although cholinesterase inhibitors provide effective temporary relief of symptoms ...
Síntese e atividade biológica do derivado 6-formil-oxamniquina
Schistosomiasis, an important disease in Brazil, is caused by a trematode of the genus Schistosoma, reaching millions of person in one of the most endemic region of this disease in the whole globe. The main goal of this ...
Validation of an alternative analytical method for the quantification of antioxidant activity in plant extracts
SUMMARY. A new method was developed to evaluate the total antioxidant activity in plant extracts, which was based on radical scavenging using 2,2'-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline)-6-sulfonic acid. The proposed method was ...
Nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems for treatment of hyperproliferative skin diseases - a review
The chronic hyperproliferative diseases (CHD) include cancer, precancerous lesions and diseases of unknown etiology such as psoriasis. Various drugs have been used in the treatment of CHD, such as antiproliferative and ...