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Mouse extensor digitorum longus and soleus show distinctive ultrastructural changes induced by veratrine
We investigated whether veratrine (5 μl, 10 ng/kg) injected into the mouse extensor digitorum longus (EDL) (fast-twitch) and soleus (SOL) (slow-twitch) muscles provokes distinctive ultrastructural disturbances 15, 30 and ...
Azul de metileno no tratamento da síndrome vasoplégica em cirurgia cardíaca. quinze anos de perguntas, respostas, dúvidas e certezas
Objective: There is strong evidence that methylene blue (MB), an inhibitor of guanylate cyclase, is an excellent therapeutic option for vasoplegic syndrome (VS) treatment in heart surgery. The aim of this article is to ...
IN VITRO ANTAGONISM OF RABEPRAZOLE AND METRONIDAZOLE UPON CLINICAL ISOLATES OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI
Background: Rabeprazole inhibits Helicobacter pylori in vitro. This property could influence the antibacterial activity of metronidazole or amoxicillin. Our goal was to evaluate in vitro the effect of rabeprazole upon the ...
Pharmacological antagonism of Anchietia salutaris extracts on the contraction induced by prostaglandin D2 and U46619 in guinea-pig lung parenchymal strips
Anchietia salutaris tea is traditionally used in Brazil to treat allergies, suggesting it contains compounds with antagonistic activity on the allergic mediators. We have evaluated extracts and semi-purified fractions of ...
The interaction between vitamin K nutriture and warfarin administration in patients with bacterial overgrowth due to atrophic gastritis
Atrophic gastritis patients have intestinal bacterial overgrowth which could produce menaquinones. The aim of this study was to evaluate the interaction between a diet low in phylloquinone and minidoses of warfarin in ...
Antimicrobial activity of Uncaria tomentosa against oral human pathogens
Uncaria tomentosa is considered a medicinal plant used over centuries by the peruvian population as an alternative treatment for several diseases. Many microorganisms usually inhabit the human oral cavity and under certain ...