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Cardiovascular remodeling induced by passive smoking
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in many developed countries. The major risk factors for CHD are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, and lack of physical activity. ...
Propolis and its constituent caffeic acid suppress LPS-stimulated pro-inflammatory response by blocking NF-κB and MAPK activation in macrophages
Ethnopharmacological relevance Propolis is a bee product with numerous biological and pharmacological properties, such as immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activities. It has been used in folk medicine as a healthy ...
Simple method for culture of peripheral blood lymphocytes of Testudinidae.
We developed and optimized a simple, efficient and inexpensive method for in vitro culture of peripheral blood lymphocytes from the Brazilian tortoise Chelonoidis carbonaria (Testudinidae), testing various parameters, ...
Protocol optimization and evaluation of maturation promoting factor and mitogen-activated protein kina sea ctivities in bovine cytoplasts obtained by chemical enucleation techniques.
(Reproduction Fertility Devevelopment, v. 26, n. 1, p. 130, 2013., 2013)
Propolis: lymphocyte proliferation and IFN-gamma production
(Elsevier B.V., 2003-07-01)
We evaluated propolis influence on polyclonal activation of lymphocytes by concanavalin A (Con A). The in vitro experiments showed that propolis decreases splenocyte proliferation both in the absence or presence of Con A. ...
Host organism defense by a peptide-polysaccharide extracted from the fungus Sporothrix schenckii
(Kluwer Academic Publ, 1998-01-01)
A peptide-polysaccharide, a peptide-rhamnomannan, was isolated from the pathogenic yeast form of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. This substance, which may play a role in fungal virulence, was tested in an animal model of ...