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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 ...
Characterization of bornite (Cu5FeS4) electrodes in the presence of the bacterium Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans
Bornite electrodes were characterized in the absence or in the presence of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, which is an important microorganism involved in metal bioleaching processes. The presence of the bacterium modified ...
Microtensile bond strength of a resin cement to silica-coated and silanized in-ceram zirconia before and after aging
Purpose: This study compared the microtensile bond strength of resin-based cement (Panavia F) to silica-coated, silanized, glass-infiltrated high-alumina zirconia (In-Ceram Zirconia) ceramic in dry conditions and after ...
Agents that inhibit histamine release: A review
It is well known that histamine is found in high concentration in mast cell granules(1). The histamine content of these granules may be released to the extracellular space if an appropriate stimulus is provided(2). Besides ...
Retinoic acid supplementation attenuates ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction in rats
The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of retinoic acid in experimental postinfarction myocardial remodeling. Wistar rats were subjected to myocardial infarction (MI) and treated with retinoic acid (RA), 0.3 ...