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    • Information System for Epidemic Control: a computational solution addressing successful experiences and main challenges 

      Rocha, Guilherme Conceição; Paiva, Henrique Mohallem [UNIFESP]; Sanches, Davi Gonçalves; Fiks, Daniel; Castro, Rafael Martins; Silva, Lucas Fernando Alvarenga (Emerald Publishing Limited, 22-03-21)
      Purpose: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused a major impact on worldwide public health and economics. The lessons learned from the successful attempts to contain the pandemic escalation revealed that the wise usage of contact ...

    • Crystallisation of melt-spun Al-Fe-Nd-Cu alloys 

      Espinosa, José Waldo Martínez; Cardoso, Kátia Regina [UNIFESP]; Yavari, Alain Reza; Botta, Walter Jose; Eckert, Jurgen; Schlorb, Heike; Schultz, Ludwig (Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2000-01-01)
      Many high-strength Al-based alloys have been developed recently after it was found that for certain composition range, crystallisation from amorphous alloys could lead to a composite structure consisting of primary ...

    • A new strategy for direct measurement of sinus atrial conduction time by sinus node threshold determination in a rat-isolated atrium 

      Magalhaes Galvao, Kleber de; Godoy, Carlos Marcelo Gurjao de [UNIFESP] (Iop Publishing Ltd, 2007-01-01)
      In this work we have searched for experimental evidence that would corroborate the idea that nodal threshold (NT) is the minimum electric field strength able to promote direct sinus node reset that, in turn, can be verified ...

    • A genetic symbiotic algorithm applied to the one-dimensional cutting stock problem 

      Golfeto, Rodrigo Rabello; Moretti, Antonio Carlos; Salles Neto, Luiz Leduino de [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional, 2009-08-01)
      This work presents a genetic symbiotic algorithm to minimize the number of objects and the setup in a one-dimensional cutting stock problem. The algorithm implemented can generate combinations of ordered lengths of stock ...

    • O problema de corte de estoque unidimensional multiperíodo 

      Poldi, Kelly Cristina [UNIFESP]; Arenales, Marcos Nereu (Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional, 2010-04-01)
      The Multiperiod Cutting Stock Problem arises embedded in the production planning and programming in many industries which have a cutting process as an important stage. Ordered items have different due date over a finite ...

    • Low-Level Laser Therapy Associated to N-Acetylcysteine Lowers Macrophage Inflammatory Protein-2 (MIP-2) mRNA Expression and Generation of Intracellular Reactive Oxygen Species in Alveolar Macrophages 

      Mafra de Lima, Flavia; Villaverde, Antonio Balbin; Albertini, Regiane; Ligeiro de Oliveira, Ana Paula; Castro-Faria-Neto, Hugo Caire; Aimbire, Flavio [UNIFESP] (Mary Ann Liebert Inc, 2010-12-01)
      Objective: the aim of this work was to investigate the low-level laser therapy (LLLT) effect on alveolar macrophages (AM) activated by oxidative stress and lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Background data: LLLT has been reported ...

    • Influence of Domain Switching and Domain Wall Bending on the Electrical Permittivity of PZT Thin Films 

      Lente, Manuel Henrique [UNIFESP]; Bacichetti, Antonio Leondino; Mendes, Renata Gonçalves; Eiras, Jose Antonio (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2011-01-01)
      The electrical permittivity dependence on the electric bias field was investigated in Pb(Zr-0.53, Ti-0.47)O-3 films. the results revealed the existence of two mechanisms contributing to the permittivity. the first one was ...

    • Selecting salient objects in real scenes: An oscillatory correlation model 

      Quiles, Marcos G. [UNIFESP]; Wang, DeLiang; Zhao, Liang; Romero, Roseli A. F.; Huang, De-Shuang (Elsevier B.V., 2011-01-01)
      Attention is a critical mechanism for visual scene analysis. By means of attention, it is possible to break down the analysis of a complex scene to the analysis of its parts through a selection process. Empirical studies ...

    • Porous stainless steel for biomedical applications 

      Mariotto, Sabrina de Fátima Ferreira; Guido, Vanessa; Yao Cho, Liu; Soares, Cristina Pacheco; Cardoso, Kátia Regina [UNIFESP] (ABM, ABC, ABPol, 2011-01-01)
      Porous 316L austenitic stainless steel was synthesized by powder metallurgy with relative density of 0.50 and 0.30 using 15 and 30 wt. (%) respectively of ammonium carbonate and ammonium bicarbonate as foaming agents. The ...

    • Evolutionary model trees for handling continuous classes in machine learning 

      Barros, Rodrigo C.; Ruiz, Duncan D.; Basgalupp, Marcio P. [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-03-01)
      Model trees are a particular case of decision trees employed to solve regression problems. They have the advantage of presenting an interpretable output, helping the end-user to get more confidence in the prediction and ...

    • Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) acts as cAMP-elevating agent in acute respiratory distress syndrome 

      Lima, Flavia Mafra de; Moreira, Leonardo M.; Villaverde, A. B.; Albertini, Regiane; Castro-Faria-Neto, Hugo C.; Aimbire, Flavio [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2011-05-01)
      The aim of this work was to investigate if the low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on acute lung inflammation (ALI) induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is linked to tumor necrosis factor (TNF) in alveolar macrophages (AM) from ...

    • Assessing the solvation mechanism of C-60(OH)(24) in aqueous solution 

      Maciel, Cleiton; Fileti, Eudes Eterno [UNIFESP]; Rivelino, Roberto (Elsevier B.V., 2011-05-09)
      Using molecular dynamics simulations, combined with the thermodynamic integration algorithm, we examine the hydration mechanism of C-60(OH)(24) under ambient conditions. We analyze its structural features, dynamics, and ...

    • Biochemical characterization of a protein tyrosine phosphatase from Trypanosoma cruzi involved in metacyclogenesis and cell invasion 

      Gallo, Gloria [UNIFESP]; Ramos, Thiago Cesar Prata [UNIFESP]; Tavares, Fernanda; Rocha, Antonio Augusto [UNIFESP]; Machi, Emerson; Schenkman, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Bahia, Diana [UNIFESP]; Pesquero, João Bosco [UNIFESP]; Wuertele, Martin [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-05-13)
      Protein tyrosine phosphatases (PTPs) form a large family of enzymes involved in the regulation of numerous cellular functions in eukaryotes. Several protein tyrosine phosphatases have been recently identified in trypanosomatides. ...

    • Effect of itaconic acid on the wet scrub resistance of highly pigmented paints for architectural coatings 

      Oliveira, Mauricio Pinheiro de; Silva, Caroline Reggiani; Guerrini, Lilia Mueller [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2011-07-01)
      This study investigates the influence of carboxylic monomers, such as itaconic acid (IA), on the colloidal properties of the latexes made by semi-continuous emulsion copolymerization of styrene (STy) with n-butyl acrylate ...

    • A pointcut-based coverage analysis approach for aspect-oriented programs 

      Lazzarini Lemos, Otavio Augusto [UNIFESP]; Masiero, Paulo Cesar (Elsevier B.V., 2011-07-01)
      Aspect-oriented programming (AOP) is a promising technology that supports separation of crosscutting concerns (i.e., functionality that tends to be tangled with, and scattered through the rest of the system). in AOP, a ...

    • Dual Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) on the Acute Lung Inflammation Induced by Intestinal Ischemia and Reperfusion: Action on Anti- and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines 

      Mafra de Lima, Flavia; Villaverde, Antonio Balbin; Albertini, Regiane; Correa, Joao Carlos Ferrari; Carvalho, Rodrigo Leal de Paiva; Munin, Egberto; Araujo, Thiago Rodrigues de; Silva Junior, Jose Antonio; Aimbire, Flavio [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011-07-01)
      Background and Objective: It is unknown if pro-and anti-inflammatory mediators in acute lung inflammation induced by intestinal ischemia and reperfusion (i-I/R) can be modulated by low-level laser therapy (LLLT).Study ...

    • Ultrasonic inspection of AA6013 laser welded joints 

      Passini, Adriano; Oliveira, Aline Capella de [UNIFESP]; Riva, Rudimar; Travessa, Dilermando Nagle [UNIFESP]; Cardoso, Kátia Regina [UNIFESP] (ABM, ABC, ABPol, 2011-09-01)
      Interest in laser beam welding for aerospace applications is continuously growing, mainly for aluminum alloys. The joints quality is usually assessed by non-destructive inspection (NDI). In this work, bead on plate laser ...

    • CHEST and NECK MOBILIZATION EFFECTS ON SPIROMETRIC RESPONSES in HEALTHY SUBJECTS 

      Araujo Lima, Isnammya Silvinne; Moura Filho, Oseas Florencio de; Cunha, Francisco ValmorMacedo; Vieira Ribeiro, Joao Luis; Valenti, Vitor E. [UNIFESP]; Abreu, Luiz Carlos de (Elsevier B.V., 2011-11-01)
      Objectives: in this observational study, we evaluated the effects of chest and neck mobilization on spirometric parameters in healthy subjects.Methods: We conducted an observational, quantitative, and experimental study ...

    • Effect of incoherent LED radiation on third-degree burning wounds in rats 

      Fiorio, Franciane B.; Silveira, Landulfo; Munin, Gberto; Lima, Carlos Jose de; Fernandes, Kristianne P. S.; Mesqui Ta-Ferrari, Raquel Agnelli; Carvalho, Paulo de Tarso C. de; Brandao Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Alvaro; Aimbire, Flavio [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Regiane Albertini de (Informa Healthcare, 2011-12-01)
      The main physiological characteristics in a burn process are the increase of the capillary permeability and the occurrence of edema and exudation. Light-emitting diode (LED) has been proposed as treatment of burning. This ...

    • Si-tricalcium phosphate cement: preparation, characterization and bioactivity in SBF 

      Motisuke, Mariana [UNIFESP]; Carrodeguas, Raúl García; Zavaglia, Cecília Amélia De Carvalho (ABM, ABC, ABPol, 2011-12-01)
      There are evidences considering the effectiveness of Si on enhancing biological properties of calcium phosphates; however, there are not many works relating to the Si-alpha-TCP bone cement. The influence of silicon doping ...