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    • L-arginine in the ischemic phase protects against liver ischemia-reperfusion injury 

      Taha, Murched Omar [UNIFESP]; Caricati-Neto, Afonso [UNIFESP]; Miranda-Ferreira, Regiane [UNIFESP]; Simões, Manuel de Jesus [UNIFESP]; Monteiro, Hugo Pequeno [UNIFESP]; Fagundes, Djalma José [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia, 2012-09-01)
      PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of intravenous L-arginine (LG) infusion on liver morphology, function and proinflammatory response of cytokines during the early phase of ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI). METHODS: ...

    • Lack of agreement between objective and subjective measures in the evaluation of masticatory function: A preliminary study 

      Pedroni-Pereira, Aline; Salome Marquezin, Maria Carolina [UNIFESP]; Araujo, Darlle Santos; Pereira, Luciano Jose; Bommarito, Silvana [UNIFESP]; Castelo, Paula Midori [UNIFESP] (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2018)
      The evaluation of mastication is important to understand the masticatory behavior and diagnose feeding difficulties. The objective of this preliminary study was to verify if there is agreement between objective and subjective ...

    • Landscape indicators of the success of protected areas on habitat recovery for the Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) 

      Valle, Ivana Cola; Francelino, Marcio Rocha; Hardt, Elisa [UNIFESP]; Koenow Pinheiro, Helena Saraiva (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2018)
      Since 1974, conservation efforts to protect an endangered species, the Golden Lion Tamarin (GLT), have led to the creation of the first strict nature reserve in Brazil - the Poco das Antas Biological Reserve (REBIO) - and ...

    • Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films of a quinoline-fluorene based copolymer 

      Correia, Fabio Conte; Wang, Shu H.; Peres, Laura O. [UNIFESP]; Caseli, Luciano [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2012-01-20)
      The fabrication of Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films of synthetic polymers allows the control of molecular architecture in order to optimize physical properties. in this paper, the surface chemistry of a quinoline-fluorene based ...

    • Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films of di-ureasil hybrid compounds containing phosphotungstic acid 

      Teles Rossini, Cabo Vinicius [UNIFESP]; Molina, Celso [UNIFESP]; Caseli, Luciano [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2017)
      The search for new molecular architectures to improve the efficiency of sensors and optoelectronic devices is fundamental to enhance the effectiveness of nanostructured materials. In this present work, a di-ureasil hybrid ...

    • Layer-by-Layer Films Based on Carbon Nanotubes and Polyaniline for Detecting 2-Chlorophenol 

      Silva, Juliana S.; Barros, Anerise de; Constantino, Carlos J. L.; Simões, Fabio Ruiz [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Marystela (Amer Scientific Publishers, 2014-09-01)
      Electrochemical sensors made with layer-by-layer (LbL) films of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT5-COO-) and polyaniline (PAni) deposited onto ITO substrates were used to detect 2-chlorophenol. Concentrations ...

    • Leaf trait variation on Erythroxylum tortuosum (Erythroxylaceae) and its relationship with oviposition preference and stress by a host-specific leaf miner 

      Ishino, Marcos N.; De Sibio, Paula R.; Rossi, Marcelo N. [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011-04-01)
      It has been suggested that plant physical and chemical traits vary considerably in space and time. Hence, leaf-mining insects may adjust their oviposition in response to leaf attributes representing high quality. Moreover, ...

    • Leishmania enriettii (Muniz & Medina, 1948): A highly diverse parasite is here to stay 

      Paranaiba, Larissa F.; Pinheiro, Lucelia J.; Torrecilhas, Ana C. [UNIFESP]; Macedo, Diego H.; Menezes-Neto, Armando; Tafuri, Wagner L.; Soares, Rodrigo P. (Public Library Science, 2017)
      Leishmaniases are a spectrum of diseases caused by protozoans from the genus Leishmania (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) and are divided into 2 main clinical forms: tegumentary leishmaniasis (TL) and visceral leishmaniasis ...

    • Leishmanicidal activity of an alkenylphenol from Piper malacophyllum is related to plasma membrane disruption 

      Oliveira, Alberto de; Mesquita, Juliana T.; Tempone, Andre G.; Lago, Joao Henrique Ghilardi [UNIFESP]; Guimaraes, Elsie F.; Kato, Massuo J. (Elsevier B.V., 2012-11-01)
      Leishmaniasis and Chagas disease are parasitic protozoan infections that affect the poorest population in the world, causing high mortality and morbidity. As a result of highly toxic and long-duration treatments, novel, ...

    • The Li-8(p, alpha)He-5 reaction at low energies, and Be-9 spectroscopy around the proton threshold 

      Mendes Junior, Djalma Rosa; Lepine-Szily, Alinka; Descouvemont, Pierre; Lichtenthaler, Rubens; Guimaraes, Valdir; Faria, Pedro Neto de; Barioni, Adriana; Pires, Kelly Cristina Cezaretto; Morcelle, Viviane; Condori, Ruben Pampa; Morais, Maria Carmen; Leistenschneider, Erich; Lima, Caio Eduardo Ferreira; Zamora, Juan Carlo; Alcántara Núñez, Juan Antonio; Zagatto, V.; Assuncao, Marlete [UNIFESP]; Shorto, Julian Marco Barbosa (Amer Physical Soc, 2012-12-26)
      We present a direct measurement of the low-energy Li-8(p, alpha)He-5 cross section, using a radioactive Li-8 beam impinging on a thick target. With four beam energies, we cover the energy range between E-c.m. = 0.2 and 2.1 ...

    • Light sensitive memristor with bi-directional and wavelength-dependent conductance control 

      Maier, P.; Hartmann, F.; Dias, M. Rebello Sousa [UNIFESP]; Emmerling, M.; Schneider, C.; Castelano, L. K. [UNIFESP]; Kamp, M.; Marques, G. E. [UNIFESP]; Lopez-Richard, V. [UNIFESP]; Worschech, L.; Hoefling, S. (Amer Inst Physics, 2016)
      We report the optical control of localized charge on positioned quantum dots in an electro-photo-sensitive memristor. Interband absorption processes in the quantum dot barrier matrix lead to photo-generated electron-hole-pairs ...

    • Light, electron microscopy and histopathology of Myxobolus salminus n. sp., a parasite of Salminus brasiliensis from the Brazilian Pantanal 

      Adriano, E. A. [UNIFESP]; Arana, S.; Carriero, M. M.; Naldoni, J.; Ceccarelli, P. S.; Maia, A. A. M. (Elsevier B.V., 2009-10-28)
      In this report, we describe the morphology and histopathology of Myxobolus salminus n. sp., a parasite of the gill filaments of wild Salminus brasiliensis (dourado) from the Brazilian Pantanal. the small polysporic plasmodia ...

    • Lipophosphoglycans from Leishmania amazonensis Strains Display Immunomodulatory Properties via TLR4 and Do Not Affect Sand Fly Infection 

      Nogueira, Paula M.; Assis, Rafael R.; Torrecilhas, Ana C. [UNIFESP]; Saraiva, Elvira M.; Pessoa, Natlia L.; Campos, Marco A.; Marialva, Eric F.; Rios-Velasquez, Claudia M.; Pessoa, Felipe A.; Secundino, Nagila F.; Rugani, Jeronimo N.; Nieves, Elsa; Turco, Salvatore J.; Melo, Maria N.; Soares, Rodrigo P. (Public Library Science, 2016)
      The immunomodulatory properties of lipophosphoglycans (LPG) from New World species of Leishmania have been assessed in Leishmania infantum and Leishmania braziliensis, the causative agents of visceral and cutaneous ...

    • Lipopolysaccharides and peptidoglycans modulating the interaction of Au naparticles with cell membranes models at the air-water interface 

      Silva, Rafael Leonardo Cruz Gomes da [UNIFESP]; Silva, Heloiza Fernanda Oliveira da; Gasparotto, Luiz Henrique da Silva; Caseli, Luciano [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2018)
      Understanding the interactions between nanoparticles and biological surfaces is of great importance for many areas of nanomedicine and calls for detailed studies at the molecular level using simplified models of cellular ...

    • Líquidos iônicos como plastificantes em blendas de borracha nitrílica/polianilina 

      Prudêncio, Leandro [UNIFESP]; Camilo, Fernanda Ferraz [UNIFESP]; Faez, Roselena (Sociedade Brasileira de Química, 2014-01-01)
      Two imidazolium-based ionic liquids (C4MIMTf2N and C4MIMBF4) were used to verify their influence on polyaniline (PANI) and nitrile rubber (NBR)/PANI blend properties and the vulcanization process. High conductivity values ...

    • Local atomic structure of lanthanide complexes in cubic ordered mesoporous silica 

      Martins, T. S. [UNIFESP]; Cides da Silva, L. C.; Matos, J. R.; Fantini, M. C. A. (Elsevier B.V., 2013-05-25)
      The aim of this work was to analyze the local atomic environment around lanthanide atoms anchored inside silica matrices by means of X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS). Europium and cerium complexes were incorporated in ...

    • Local ecological knowledge and its relationship with biodiversity conservation among two Quilombola groups living in the Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil 

      Conde, Bruno Esteves; Ticktin, Tamara; Fonseca, Amanda Surerus; Macedo, Arthur Ladeira; Orsi, Timothy Ongaro; Chedier, Luciana Moreira; Rodrigues, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Pimenta, Daniel Sales (Public Library Science, 2017)
      Information on the knowledge, uses, and abundance of natural resources in local communities can provide insight on conservation status and conservation strategies in these locations. The aim of this research was to evaluate ...

    • Location of 45S Ribosomal Genes in Mitotic and Meiotic Chromosomes of Buthid Scorpions 

      Mattos, Viviane Fagundes; Carvalho, Leonardo Sousa; Cella, Doralice Maria; Schneider, Marielle Cristina [UNIFESP] (Zoological Soc Japan, 2014-09-01)
      Buthid scorpions exhibit a high variability in diploid number within genera and even within species. Cytogenetically, Buthidae differs from other families of Scorpiones based on its low diploid numbers, holocentric ...

    • Long-Term Astroglial Reaction and Neuronal Plasticity in the Subcortical Visual Pathways After a Complete Ablation of Telencephalon in Pigeons (Columba livia) 

      Cerutti, Suzete Maria [UNIFESP]; Gomide, Vania Canterucci; Ferrari, Elenis A. de Moraes; Chadi, Gerson (Informa Healthcare, 2009-01-01)
      This paper analyzes the astroglial and neuronal responses in subtelencephalic structures, following a bilateral ablation of the telencephalon in the Columba livia pigeons. Control birds received a sham operation. Four ...

    • Lophine derivatives as activators in peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence 

      Alves, J.; Boaro, A.; Silva, J. S. da [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, T. L. [UNIFESP]; Keslarek, V. B.; Cabral, C. A.; Orfao, R. B.; Ciscato, L. F. M. L.; Bartoloni, F. H. (Royal Soc Chemistry, 2015-01-01)
      Lophine and four of its derivatives were used as activators (ACTs) of the chemiluminescent peroxyoxalate (PO) reaction of bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate with H2O2, catalysed by imidazole. Kinetic emission assays have ...