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    • Nanobiotechnology of Carbon Dots: A Review 

      Duran, Nelson; Simoes, Mateus B.; de Moraes, Ana C. M.; Favaro, Wagner J.; Seabra, Amedea B. [UNIFESP] (Amer Scientific Publishers, 2016)
      In recent years, carbon dots (CDs) have gained increasing attention owing to their unique properties and enormous potential for several biomedical and technological applications. CDs are biocompatible, have a small size ...

    • Nanotechnology Allied to Nitric Oxide Release Materials for Dermatological Applications 

      Seabra, Amedea Barozzi [UNIFESP]; Duran, Nelson (Bentham Science Publ Ltd, 2012-09-01)
      It is known that nitric oxide (NO) exerts numerous physiological activities in mammals and it is considered a key mediator in many skin disorders. NO is synthesized in human skin cells where it regulates diverse physiological ...

    • Natural antibodies in paracoccidioidomycosis 

      Unterkircher, Carmelinda Schmidt [UNIFESP]; Leão, Mariella V.p.; Blotta, Maria Heloisa S.l.; Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia, 2004-06-01)
      Recent attention has been focused on the natural antibodies as a component of natural immunity and as integral part of the idiotypic network. However, their functional role in different infections has rarely been studied. ...

    • Natural Persulfate Activation for Anthracene Remediation in Tropical Environments 

      Ferreira, Ieda D.; Prieto, Tatiana; Freitas, Juliana G.; Thomson, Neil R.; Nantes, Iseli L.; Bechara, Etelvino J. H. [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2017)
      In situ chemical oxidation using persulfate is one alternative to remediate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated soil

    • Nature of the magnetoelectric coupling in multiferroic Pb(Fe(1/2)Nb(1/2))O(3) ceramics 

      Lente, M. H.; Guerra, J. D. S.; Souza, G. K. S. de; Fraygola, B. M.; Raigoza, C. F. V.; Garcia, D.; Eiras, J. A. (Amer Physical Soc, 2008-08-01)
      In this work, electrical permittivity measurements in lead iron niobate (PFN) ceramics were performed in the frequency and temperature ranges from 10 kHz to 1.2 GHz and from 15 to 450 K, respectively. the microwave dielectric ...

    • Negative chromatography on agarose-TREN as a technique for purification of protein spiked in soybean seeds extract 

      Antunes Pereira Bresolin, Iara Rocha; Lazzarotto Bresolin, Igor Tadeu [UNIFESP]; Miranda, Everson Alves; Alves Bueno, Sonia Maria (Elsevier B.V., 2012-12-01)
      Alkyl amines and polyamines have been used as ligands for protein purification by mixed-mode chromatography. the adsorption of proteins onto these ligands seems to be governed by multiple effects such as electrostatic, ...

    • Negative immunodiffusion test results obtained with sera of paracoccidioidomycosis patients may be related to low-avidity immunoglobulin G2 antibodies directed against carbohydrate epitopes 

      Neves, Andreia R.; Mamoni, Ronei L.; Rossi, Claudio L.; Camargo, Zoilo P. de [UNIFESP]; Blotta, Maria Heloisa SL (Amer Soc Microbiology, 2003-09-01)
      Immunodiffusion (ID) is the serologic test most frequently used for the diagnosis and posttherapy follow-up of patients with paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM). the ID test is highly specific (100%), but its sensitivity is ...

    • Neoformation of micas in soils surrounding an alkaline-saline lake of Pantanal wetland, Brazil 

      Furquim, Sheila Aparecida Correia [UNIFESP]; Barbiero, Laurent; Graham, Robert C.; Queiroz Neto, Jose Pereira de; Ferreira, Rosely Pacheco Dias; Furian, Sonia (Elsevier B.V., 2010-09-15)
      The mineralogy and origin of micas were investigated in incipient soils surrounding a modem alkaline-saline lake of Nhecolandia, a sub-region of Pantanal wetland. Soils were sampled along a toposequence and analyzed by ...

    • Neolignans from leaves of Nectandra leucantha (Lauraceae) display in vitro antitrypanosomal activity via plasma membrane and mitochondrial damages 

      Grecco, Simone S.; Costa-Silva, Thais A.; Jerz, Gerold; de Sousa, Fernanda S. [UNIFESP]; Londero, Vinicius S. [UNIFESP]; Galuppo, Mariana K.; Lima, Marta L.; Neves, Bruno J.; Andrade, Carolina H.; Tempone, Andre G.; Lago, Joao Henrique G. (Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2017)
      Chagas disease is a neglected tropical disease, caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which affects more than eight million people in Tropical and Subtropical countries especially in Latin America. Current ...

    • Nepeta cataria L. var. citriodora (Becker) increases penile erection in rats 

      Bernardi, Maria Martha; Kirsten, Thiago Berti; Lago, Joao Henrique Ghilardi [UNIFESP]; Giovani, Tatiane Marisis; Massoco, Cristina de Oliveira (Elsevier B.V., 2011-10-11)
      Ethnopharmacological relevance: Nepeta cataria (NC), catnip, induces pleasure in cats and humans. Aim of the study: Because sexual behavior is involved in pleasure, the effect of NC on sexual behavior and penile erection ...

    • Neurotoxicity and aggressiveness triggered by low-level lead in children: a review 

      Olympio, Kelly Polido Kaneshiro; Gonçalves, Claudia; Güenther, Wanda Maria Risso; Bechara, Etelvino José Henriques [UNIFESP] (Pan Amer Health Organization, 2009-09-01)
      Lead-induced neurotoxicity acquired by low-level long-term exposure has special relevance for children. A plethora of recent reports has demonstrated a direct link between low-level lead exposure and deficits in the ...

    • Neutron transfer reactions induced by Li-8 on Be-9 

      Guimaraes, V.; Lichtenthaler, R.; Camargo, O.; Barioni, Adriana; Assuncao, Marlete [UNIFESP]; Kolata, J. J.; Amro, H.; Becchetti, F. D.; Jiang, Hao; Aguilera, E. F.; Lizcano, D.; Martines-Quiroz, E.; Garcia, H. (American Physical Soc, 2007-05-01)
      Angular distributions for the elastic scattering of Li-8 on Be-9 and the neutron transfer reactions Be-9(Li-8,Li-7)Be-10 and Be-9(Li-8,Li-9)Be-8 were measured with a 27 MeV Li-8 radioactive nuclear beam. Spectr- oscopic ...

    • New alkenyl derivative from Piper malacophyllum and analogues: Antiparasitic activity against Trypanosoma cruzi and Leishmania infantum 

      Varela, Marina T. [UNIFESP]; Lima, Marta L.; Galuppo, Mariana K.; Tempone, Andre G.; de Oliveira, Alberto; Lago, Joao Henrique G.; Fernandes, Joao Paulo S. [UNIFESP] (Wiley, 2017)
      Alkylphenols isolated from Piper malacophyllum (Piperaceae), gibbilimbols A and B, showed interesting activity against the parasites Trypanosoma cruzi and Leishmania infantum. In continuation to our previous work, a new ...

    • A NEW AND THREATENED INSULAR SPECIES OF LANCEHEAD FROM SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL 

      Barbo, Fausto E.; Grazziotin, Felipe G.; Sazima, Ivan; Martins, Marcio; Sawaya, Ricardo Jannini [UNIFESP] (Herpetologists League, 2012-09-01)
      We describe a new species of Bothrops from Vitoria Island, off the coast of Sao Paulo, southeastern Brazil. The new species differs from the mainland coastal populations of B. jararaca mostly in its smaller and stouter ...

    • New approaches from nanomedicine for treating leishmaniasis 

      Gutierrez, Victor; Seabra, Amedea B. [UNIFESP]; Reguera, Rosa M.; Khandare, Jayant; Calderon, Marcelo (Royal Soc Chemistry, 2016)
      Leishmaniasis, a vector-borne disease caused by obligate intramacrophage protozoa, threatens 350 million people in 98 countries around the world. There are already 12 million infected people worldwide and two million new ...

    • New approaches from nanomedicine for treating leishmaniasis 

      Gutierrez, Victor; Seabra, Amedea B. [UNIFESP]; Reguera, Rosa M.; Khandare, Jayant; Calderon, Marcelo (Royal Soc Chemistry, 2016)
      Leishmaniasis, a vector-borne disease caused by obligate intramacrophage protozoa, threatens 350 million people in 98 countries around the world. There are already 12 million infected people worldwide and two million new ...

    • A new family of Gonyleptoidea from South America (Opiliones, Laniatores) 

      Bragagnolo, Cibele [UNIFESP]; Hara, Marcos R.; Pinto-da-Rocha, Ricardo (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-02-01)
      A new family of Laniatores, Gerdesiidae fam. nov., is proposed based on molecular and morphological evidence. Data also indicate that this new family is the sister family of Tricommatidae. Gerdesiidae fam. nov. has a ...

    • New genes of Xanthomonas citri subsp citri involved in pathogenesis and adaptation revealed by a transposon-based mutant library 

      Laia, Marcelo L.; Moreira, Leandro M.; Dezajacomo, Juliana; Brigati, Joice B.; Ferreira, Cristiano B.; Ferro, Maria I. T.; Silva, Ana C. R.; Ferro, Jesus A.; Oliveira, Julio C. F. [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2009-01-16)
      Background: Citrus canker is a disease caused by the phytopathogens Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri, Xanthomonas fuscans subsp. aurantifolli and Xanthomonas alfalfae subsp. citrumelonis. the first of the three species, which ...

    • A New Genus of Microteiid Lizard from the Caparao Mountains, Southeastern Brazil, with a Discussion of Relationships among Gymnophthalminae (Squamata) 

      Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Casimiro, Jose; Pavan, Dante; Curcio, Felipe Franco; Verdade, Vanessa Kruth; Pellegrino, Katia Cristina Machado [UNIFESP] (Amer Museum Natural History, 2009-11-30)
      A new genus and species of microteiid lizard is described based on a series of specimens obtained at Parque Nacional do Caparao (20 degrees 28'S, 41 degrees 49'W), southeastern Brazil, along the division line between the ...

    • New insights into lectin from Abelmoschus esculentus seeds as a Kunitz-type inhibitor and its toxic effects on Ceratitis capitata and root-knot nematodes Meloidogyne spp. 

      Jocelino Gomes de Lacerda, Jose Thalles; Rodrigues e Lacerda, Rodrigo; Assuncao, Nilson Antonio [UNIFESP]; Tashima, Alexandre Keiji [UNIFESP]; Juliano, Maria Aparecida [UNIFESP]; dos Santos, Gilberto Alves, Jr. [UNIFESP]; de Souza, Mileny dos Santos; Batista, Jacinto de Luna; Rossi, Carlos Eduardo; de Almeida Gadelha, Carlos Alberto; Santi-Gadelha, Tatiane (Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2017)
      Plants produce lectins to confer resistance to pathogens through specific carbohydrate binding. The classification of lectins based only ligands can sometimes obscure other functions intrinsic to its structure. In this ...