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    • Magnetic properties of Mn3-xFexSn compounds with tuneable Curie temperature by Fe content for thermomagnetic motors 

      Felez, Marissol R. [UNIFESP]; Coelho, Adelino A.; Gama, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2017)
      Mn3-xFexSn system (0.00 <= x <= 3.00 with Delta x = 0.25) alloys present the Curie temperature (T-C) or transition temperature (T-T) tuneable by the Fe content. A piece-wise linear profile for T-C,T-T as a function of x ...

    • Mapping and validation of xanthomonas citri subsp citri genes regulated by putative plant-inducible promoter box (pip-box) 

      Carvalho, F. M. S.; Oliveira, J. C. F. [UNIFESP]; Laia, M. L.; Jacob, T. R.; Ferreira, R. M.; Ferro, M. I. T.; Tezza, R. I. D.; Zingaretti, S. M.; Silva, C. F.; Ferro, J. A. (Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2016)
      Citrus canker, caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Xanthomonas citri subsp citri (Xac), is a major disease affecting citriculture worldwide, because of the susceptibility of the host and the lack of efficient control ...

    • Martensite decomposition in Cu-Al-Mn-Ag alloys 

      Andrade dos Santos, Camila Maria; Adorno, Antonio Tallarico; Galdino da Silva, Ricardo Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Thaisa Mary (Elsevier B.V., 2014-12-05)
      The influence of Mn and Ag additions on the isothermal kinetics of martensite decomposition in the Cu-9wt.%Al alloy was studied using X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray ...

    • Mass density and size estimates for spiral galaxies using general relativity 

      Magalhaes, N. S. [UNIFESP]; Cooperstock, F. I. (Springer, 2017)
      Rotation curves of spiral galaxies reveal a physical phenomenon that has been seen to lack a satisfactory scientific explanation: velocities of stars far from the nucleus are high and approximately constant. In the context ...

    • Mass Transfer and Liquid-Film Formation in a Spray Tower for SO2 Removal in Sodium Hydroxide Solution 

      Codolo, Milene Costa [UNIFESP]; Bizzo, Waldir Antonio (Wiley-V C H Verlag Gmbh, 2016)
      Spray towers allow for controlling air pollution in which a liquid is sprayed in small droplets to produce a large interfacial area for mass transfer between a gas and a liquid phase. An experimental study of a spray tower ...

    • Matter-parity as a residual gauge symmetry: Probing a theory of cosmological dark matter 

      Alves, Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Arcadi, Giorgio; Dong, P. V.; Duarte, Laura; Queiroz, Farinaldo S.; Valle, Jose W. F. (Elsevier Science Bv, 2017)
      We discuss a non-supersymmetric scenario which addresses the origin of the matter-parity symmetry, P-M = (-1)(3(B-L)+2s), leading to a viable Dirac fermion dark matter candidate. Implications to electroweak precision, muon ...

    • Maximal bite force, facial morphology and sucking habits in young children with functional posterior crossbite 

      Castelo, Paula Midori [UNIFESP]; Gavião, Maria Beatriz Duarte; Pereira, Luciano José; Bonjardim, Leonardo Rigoldi (Faculdade De Odontologia De Bauru - USP, 2010-04-01)
      OBJETIVE: The maintenance of normal conditions of the masticatory function is determinant for the correct growth and development of its structures. Thus, the aims of this study were to evaluate the influence of sucking ...

    • Maximum Entropy Inferences on the Axion Mass in Models with Axion-Neutrino Interaction 

      Alves, Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Dias, Alex Gomes; da Silva, Roberto (Springer, 2017)
      In this work, we use the maximum entropy principle (MEP) to infer the mass of an axion which interacts to photons and neutrinos in an effective low energy theory. The Shannon entropy function to be maximized is defined in ...

    • Measuring the Toughness of Primate Foods and its Ecological Value 

      Lucas, Peter W.; Copes, Lynn; Constantino, Paul J.; Vogel, Erin R.; Chalk, Janine; Talebi, Mauricio [UNIFESP]; Landis, Mariana; Wagner, Mark (Springer, 2012-06-01)
      The mechanical properties of plant foods play an important role in the feeding process, being one of many criteria for food acceptance or rejection by primates. One of the simplest justifications for this statement is the ...

    • Mechanism of Action of Thymol on Cell Membranes Investigated through Lipid Langmuir Monolayers at the Air-Water Interface and Molecular Simulation 

      Ferreira, Joao Victor N. [UNIFESP]; Capello, Tabata Molero [UNIFESP]; Siqueira, Leonardo José Amaral [UNIFESP]; Lago, Joao Henrique Ghilardi [UNIFESP]; Caseli, Luciano [UNIFESP] (Amer Chemical Soc, 2016)
      A major challenge in the design of biocidal drugs is to identify compounds with potential action on microorganisms and to understand at the molecular level their mechanism of action. In this study, thymol, a monoterpenoid ...

    • Melatonin improves insulin sensitivity independently of weight loss in old obese rats 

      Zanuto, Ricardo; Siqueira-Filho, Mario A.; Caperuto, Luciana C. [UNIFESP]; Bacurau, Reury Frank Pereira; Hirata, Emiko [UNIFESP]; Peliciari-Garcia, Rodrigo A.; Amaral, Fernanda Gaspar do; Marcal, Anderson C.; Ribeiro, Luciene M.; Camporez, Joao P. G.; Carpinelli, Angelo Rafael; Bordin, Silvana; Cipolla-Neto, Jose; Carvalho, Carla R. O. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-09-01)
      In aged rats, insulin signaling pathway (ISP) is impaired in tissues that play a pivotal role in glucose homeostasis, such as liver, skeletal muscle, and adipose tissue. Moreover, the aging process is also associated with ...

    • Melatonin modifies basal and stimulated insulin secretion via NADPH oxidase 

      Simoes, Daniel; Riva, Patricia; Peliciari-Garcia, Rodrigo Antonio [UNIFESP]; Cruzat, Vinicius Fernandes; Graciano, Maria Fernanda; Munhoz, Ana Claudia; Taneda, Marco; Cipolla-Neto, Jose; Carpinelli, Angelo Rafael (Bioscientifica Ltd, 2016)
      Melatonin is a hormone synthesized in the pineal gland, which modulates several functions within the organism, including the synchronization of glucose metabolism and glucose-stimulated insulin secretion (GSIS). Melatonin ...

    • MEMBERSHIP MANAGEMENT IN BRAZIL: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY 

      Nogueira, Fernando do Amaral; Denubila, Lais Atanaka; Morano, Rogerio Scabim [UNIFESP] (Fundacao Getulio Vargas Escola Adm Empresas Sao Paulo, 2017)
      While there is not much research on membership management - how associations recruit, engage and maintain members - the subject is very relevant to association managers. The goal of this research is to understand how ...

    • Membrane-plate transition in leaves as an influence on dietary selectivity and tooth form 

      Talebi, Mauricio G. [UNIFESP]; Sala, Enrico A. [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Barbara [UNIFESP]; Villani, Giovanna M. [UNIFESP]; Lucas, Peter W.; van Casteren, Adam (Academic Press Ltd- Elsevier Science Ltd, 2016)
      Primates need accurate sensory signals about food quality to forage efficiently. Current evidence suggests that they target leaf foods based on color at long-range, reinforcing this with post-ingestive sensations relating ...

    • Mercury Amalgam Diffusion in Human Teeth Probed Using Femtosecond LIBS 

      Bello, Liciane Toledo; da Ana, Patricia Aparecida; Santos, Dario, Jr. [UNIFESP]; Krug, Francisco Jose; Zezell, Denise Maria; Vieira, Nilson Dias, Jr.; Samad, Ricardo Elgul (Sage Publications Inc, 2017)
      In this work the diffusion of mercury and other elements from amalgam tooth restorations through the surrounding dental tissue (dentin) was evaluated using femtosecond laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (fs-LIBS). To ...

    • The meristematic activity of the endodermis and the pericycle and its role in the primary thickening of stems in monocotyledonous plants 

      Menezes, Nanuza Luiza de; Elbl, Paula Maria; Cury, Graziela; Appezzato-da-Gloria, Beatriz; Sasaki, Karen Lucia Mayumi; Silva, Cristiane Gonçalves da [UNIFESP]; Costa, Gisele R.; Lima, Vera Fatima Gomes Alves Pereira (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012-01-01)
      Background: It had long been thought that a lateral meristem, the so-called primary thickening meristem (PTM) was responsible for stem thickening in monocotyledons. Recent work has shown that primary thickening in the stems ...

    • Mesophotic reef fish assemblages of the remote St. Peter and St. Paul's Archipelago, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Brazil 

      Rosa, Marcos Rogerio; Alves, Aline Cristina; Medeiros, Diego Valverde; Cavalcanti Coni, Ericka Oliveira; Ferreira, Camilo Moitinho; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani; Rosa, Ricardo de Souza; Amado-Filho, Gilberto Menezes; Pereira-Filho, Guilherme Henrique [UNIFESP]; de Moura, Rodrigo Leao; Thompson, Fabiano Lopes; Gomes Sumida, Paulo Yukio; Francini-Filho, Ronaldo Bastos (Springer, 2016)
      Mesophotic reef fish assemblages (30-90 m depth) of the small and remote St. Peter and St. Paul's Archipelago (SPSPA), Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Brazil, were characterized using remotely operated vehicles. Ordination analyses ...

    • Mesoporous carbon derived from a biopolymer and a clay: Preparation, characterization and application for an organochlorine pesticide adsorption 

      Pinto, Marina de Carvalho Eufrasio; Goncalves, Rosembergue Gabriel Lima; Santos, Rodrigo Morais Menezes dos; Araujo, Emiliane Andrade; Perotti, Gustavo Frigi; Macedo, Rafael dos Santos; Bizeto, Marcos Augusto [UNIFESP]; Constantino, Vera Regina Leopoldo; Pinto, Frederico Garcia; Tronto, Jairo (Elsevier Science Bv, 2016)
      The production of carbon-based materials is a field of intense scientific research due to the diversity of potential applications that this kind of material presents. In this paper, it is reported the synthesis of porous ...

    • The Metabolic Sensor GPR43 Receptor Plays a Role in the Control of Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection in the Lung 

      Galvao, Izabela; Tavares, Luciana P.; Correa, Renan O.; Fachi, Jose Luis; Rocha, Vitor Melo; Rungue, Marcela; Garcia, Cristiana C.; Cassali, Geovanni; Ferreira, Caroline M. [UNIFESP]; Martins, Flaviano S.; Oliveira, Sergio C.; Mackay, Charles R.; Teixeira, Mauro M.; Vinolo, Marco Aurelio R.; Vieira, Angelica T. (Frontiers Media Sa, 2018)
      Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death and mortality worldwide. The inflammatory responses that follow respiratory infections are protective leading to pathogen clearance but can also be deleterious if unregulated. ...

    • METABOLOMICS: DEFINITIONS, STATE-OF-THE-ART AND REPRESENTATIVE APPLICATIONS 

      Canuto, Gisele A. B.; da Costa, Jose Luiz; da Cruz, Pedro L. R.; de Souza, Ana Rosa L.; Faccio, Andrea T.; Klassen, Aline [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Karina T.; Tavares, Marina F. M. (Soc Brasileira Quimica, 2018)
      Metabolomics is an emerging and promising omics approach used to understand biological mechanisms. By untargeted and targeted metabolomics analyses, metabolites are determined in biological samples (fluids, cells, tissues, ...