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    • Abundance of MMPs and Cysteine Cathepsins in Caries-affected Dentin 

      Vidal, C. M. P.; Tjaderhane, L.; Scaffa, P. M.; Tersariol, I. L. [UNIFESP]; Pashley, D.; Nader, H. B. [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, F. D.; Carrilho, M. R. (Sage Publications Inc, 2014-03-01)
      Degradation of dentin matrix components within caries dentin has been correlated with the activity of host-derived proteases, such as matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) and cysteine cathepsins (CTs). Since this relationship ...

    • Analysis of collagen in parametrium and vaginal apex of women with and without uterine prolapse 

      Takano, C. C.; Girao, MJBC; Sartori, MGF; Castro, R. A.; Arruda, R. M.; Simoes, M. J.; Baracat, E. C.; Lima, G. R. de (Springer, 2002-11-01)
      Our objective was to compare the amount of collagen in parametrium and vaginal apex between women with uterine prolapse at pre- and postmenopause, and in women without prolapse. the study included 22 premenopausal women ...

    • Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans are structural renewable constituents of the rabbit vitreous body 

      Goes, Rejane M.; Nader, Helena Bonciani [UNIFESP]; Porcionatto, Marimélia Aparecida [UNIFESP]; Haddad, Antonio; Laicine, Eduardo M. (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2005-05-01)
      Purpose: To characterize the vitreous intrinsic proteoglycans, investigate their dynamics, and examine their role in the supramolecular organization of the vitreous. Methods: Vitreous from normal rabbits was collected and ...

    • Clinical and urodynamic evaluation in women with stress urinary incontinence treated by periurethral collagen injection 

      Martins, Sérgio Brasileiro [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Emerson [UNIFESP]; Castro, Rodrigo de Aquino [UNIFESP]; Sartori, Marair Gracio Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Baracat, Edmund Chada [UNIFESP]; Lima, Geraldo Rodrigues de [UNIFESP]; Girão, Manoel João Batista Castello [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia, 2007-10-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the success of treatment with periurethral collagen injections in patients suffering from stress urinary incontinence (SUI) with bladder neck hypermobility and intrinsic sphincter deficiency MATERIALS ...

    • A comparative analysis of structure and spatial distribution of decorin inhuman leiomyoma and normal myometrium 

      Berto, AGA; Sampaio, L. O.; Franco, CRC; Cesar, R. M.; Michelacci, Y. M. (Elsevier B.V., 2003-01-02)
      Leiomyoma is a benign smooth muscle tumor of the uterus that affects many women in active reproductive life. It is composed by bundles of smooth muscle cells surrounded by extracellular matrix. We have recently shown that ...

    • Concentração de colágeno na pele facial de mulheres na pós-menopausa após tratamento com estradiol e genisteína tópicos: um estudo randomizado duplo cego 

      Sampaio, Lidia Lima Aragao [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2016-07-29)
      Objective: To compare the known effects of estrogen with genistein on the facial skin collagen of postmenopausal women without hormone therapy. Methods: This is a clinical, cross over trial with randomized and blinded ...

    • Cross-linking e segmento de anel corneano intraestromal 

      Renesto, Adimara da Candelaria [UNIFESP]; Sartori, Marta [UNIFESP]; Campos, Mauro Silveira de Queiroz [UNIFESP] (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2011-02-01)
      Corneal cross-linking is a procedure used for stabilizing the cornea in patients with progressive keratoconus by increasing corneal rigidity, and it is also used in corneal inflammatory melting process. The intrastromal ...

    • The disintegrin-like domain of the snake venom metalloprotease alternagin inhibits alpha 2 beta 1 integrin-mediated cell adhesion 

      Souza, DHF; Iemma, MRC; Ferreira, L. L.; Faria, J. P.; Oliva, MLV; Zingali, R. B.; Niewiarowski, S.; Selistre-de-Araujo, H. S. (Academic Press Inc, 2000-12-15)
      The alpha (2)beta (1) integrin is a major collagen receptor that plays an essential role in the adhesion of normal and tumor cells to the extracellular matrix. Here we describe the isolation of a novel metalloproteinase/ ...

    • Does Preoperative Electrical Stimulation of the Skin Alter the Healing Process? 

      Borba, Graziela Maria Chacon [UNIFESP]; Hochman, Bernardo [UNIFESP]; Liebano, Richard E.; Enokihara, Milvia M. S. S. [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Lydia Masako [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-04-01)
      Background. in vitro studies have demonstrated that electrical current may affect fibroblast proliferation and synthesis of collagen fibers. in humans, the application of electrical current by positioning the positive ...

    • Efeito do ultrassom e do dexapantenol na organização das fibras colágenas em lesão tegumentar 

      Guimarães, Gustavo Narvaes; Pires-de-Campos, Maria Silvia Mariani; Leonardi, Gislaine Ricci [UNIFESP]; Dib-Giusti, Helena Hanna Kalil; Polacow, Maria Luiza Ozores (Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia, 2011-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To analyze the effect of ultrasound (US), dexpanthenol (d-P) and a combination of these treatments (US+d-P) on collagen fiber organization in tegumentary lesions in rats by birefringence analysis. METHODS: Wistar ...