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  • Acute Lung Injury in Cholinergic-Deficient Mice Supports Anti-Inflammatory Role of α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor 

    Pinheiro, Nathalia Montouro [UNIFESP]; Banzato, Rosana; Tibério, Iolanda de Fátima Lopes Calvo; Prado, Marco Antônio Máximo; Prado, Vania Ferreira; Hamouda, Ayman; Prado, Carla Máximo [UNIFESP] (Nicola Scichilone, 2021-07)
    Abstract: (1) Background: The lung cholinergic pathway is important for controlling pulmonary inflammation in acute lung injury, a condition that is characterized by a sudden onset and intense inflammation. This study ...
  • Effects of VAChT reduction and α7nAChR stimulation by PNU-282987 in lung inflammation in a model of chronic allergic airway inflammation 

    Pinheiro, Nathalia Montouro; Miranda, Cláudia Jeane Claudino de Pontes; Santana, Fernanda Paula Roncon [UNIFESP]; Bittencourt-Mernak, Marcia Isabel [UNIFESP]; Arantes-Costas, Fernanda Magalhães; Olivo, Clarice Rosa; Perini, Adenir; Festa, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Caperuto, Luciana Chagas [UNIFESP]; Tiberio, Iolanda de Fátima Lopes Calvo; Prado, Marco Antônio Máximo; Martins, Milton de Arruda; Prado, Vânia Ferreira; Prado, Carla Máximo [UNIFESP] (Elsevier, 2020-09-05)
    The cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway has been shown to regulate lung inflammation and cytokine release in acute models of inflammation, mainly via α7 nicotinic receptor (α7nAChR). We aimed to evaluate the role of ...
  • Biseugenol Exhibited Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Asthmatic Effects in an Asthma Mouse Model of Mixed-Granulocytic Asthma 

    Ponci, Vitor [UNIFESP]; Silva, Rafael Cossi da [UNIFESP]; Santana, Fernanda Paula Roncon [UNIFESP]; Grecco, Simone dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Fortunato, Célia Regina Martinez; Oliveira, Maria Aparecida de; Tavares-de-Lima, Wothan; Olivo, Clarice Rosa; Tibério, Iolanda de Fátima Lopes Calvo; Gomes, Kaio de Souza; Prado, Carla Máximo [UNIFESP]; Lago, Joao Henrique Ghilardi (Prof. Dr. R. Daniel Little, 2020-11-18)
    In the present work, the anti-inflammatory and antiasthmatic potential of biseugenol, isolated as the main component from n-hexane extract from leaves of Nectandra leucantha and chemically prepared using oxidative coupling ...
  • Fatores relacionados à eficiência da propulsão em cadeira de rodas manual de usuários com paraplegia devido à lesão medular 

    Curi, Haidar Tafner [UNIFESP]; Lima, Jaqueline de; Ferretti, Eliana Chaves [UNIFESP] (Cad. Bras. Ter. Ocup, 2020-04-04)
    Introdução Indivíduos com paraplegia devido à lesão medular (LM) realizam propulsão de cadeira de rodas manual (CRM), a fim de promover mobilidade funcional para realização das atividades cotidianas. No entanto, a ...
  • Experimental maxillary sinus augmentation using a highly bioactive glass ceramic 

    Vivan, Rodrigo Ricci; Mecca, Carlos Eduardo; Biguetti, Claudia Cristina; Renno, Ana Claudia Muniz [UNIFESP]; Okamoto, Roberta; Cavenago, Bruno Cavalini; Duarte, Marco Hungaro; Matsumoto, Mariza Akemi (Springer, 2016)
    Physicochemical characteristics of a biomaterial directly influence its biological behavior and fate. However, anatomical and physiological particularities of the recipient site also seem to contribute with this process. ...
  • Diazepam effects on aversive memory retrieval and extinction: Role of anxiety levels 

    Leao, Anderson H. F. F.; Cabral, Alicia; Izidio, Geison S.; Ribeiro, Alessandra M. [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina H. [UNIFESP] (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2016)
    Benzodiazepines (BDZs) are anxiolytic drugs that impair memory acquisition. Previous studies using the plus maze discriminative avoidance task (PMDAT, which assesses memory and anxiety concomitantly) indicated that the ...
  • Jucara pulp supplementation improves glucose tolerance in mice 

    Oyama, Lila Missae [UNIFESP]; Silva, Fernanda Pinheiro da [UNIFESP]; Carnier, June [UNIFESP]; Miranda, Danielle Araujo de [UNIFESP]; Santamarina, Aline Boveto [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Eliane Beraldi [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Claudia Maria da Penha Oller do [UNIFESP]; Rosso, Veridiana Vera de [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2016)
    Background: The consumption of hyperlipidic and hypercaloric diet is considered a major factor to promote obesity and the consumption of food with antioxidant properties, like Jucara (Euterpe edulis Mart), could be a tool ...
  • Hypervalent organotellurium compounds as inhibitors of P. falciparum calcium-dependent cysteine proteases 

    Maluf, Sarah El Chamy [UNIFESP]; Melo, Pollyana Maria Saud [UNIFESP]; Varotti, Fernando de Pilla; Gazarini, Marcos Leoni [UNIFESP]; Cunha, Rodrigo Luiz Oliveira Rodrigues; Carmona, Adriana Karaoglanovic [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2016)
    Hypervalent organotellurium compounds (organotelluranes) have shown several promising applications, including their use as potent and selective cysteine protease inhibitors and antiprotozoal agents. Here, we report the ...
  • Experimental maxillary sinus augmentation using a highly bioactive glass ceramic 

    Vivan, Rodrigo Ricci; Mecca, Carlos Eduardo; Biguetti, Claudia Cristina; Renno, Ana Claudia Muniz [UNIFESP]; Okamoto, Roberta; Cavenago, Bruno Cavalini; Duarte, Marco Hungaro; Matsumoto, Mariza Akemi (Springer, 2016)
    Physicochemical characteristics of a biomaterial directly influence its biological behavior and fate. However, anatomical and physiological particularities of the recipient site also seem to contribute with this process. ...
  • Effects of photobiomodulation on the fatigue level in elderly women: an isokinetic dynamometry evaluation 

    Vassão, Patricia Gabrielli [UNIFESP]; Toma, Renata Luri [UNIFESP]; Antunes, Hanna Karen Moreira [UNIFESP]; Tucci, Helga Tatiana [UNIFESP]; Renno, Ana Claudia Muniz [UNIFESP] (Springer London Ltd, 2016)
    Aging is responsible by a series of morphological and functional modifications that lead to a decline of muscle function, particularly in females. Muscle tissue in elderly people is more susceptible to fatigue and, ...
  • Acute physical exercise under hypoxia improves sleep, mood and reaction time 

    Lemos, Valdir de Aquino [UNIFESP]; Santos, Ronaldo Vagner Thomatieli dos [UNIFESP]; Antunes, Hanna Karen Moreira [UNIFESP]; Lira, Fabio Santos de; Bittar, Irene Guarido Luz [UNIFESP]; Caris, Aline Venticinque [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2016)
    This study aimed to assess the effect of two sessions of acute physical exercise at 50% VO2peak performed under hypoxia (equivalent to an altitude of 4500 in for 28 h) on sleep, mood and reaction time. Forty healthy men ...
  • Diazepam effects on aversive memory retrieval and extinction: Role of anxiety levels 

    Leao, Anderson H. F. F.; Cabral, Alicia; Izidio, Geison S.; Ribeiro, Alessandra M. [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina H. [UNIFESP] (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2016)
    Benzodiazepines (BDZs) are anxiolytic drugs that impair memory acquisition. Previous studies using the plus maze discriminative avoidance task (PMDAT, which assesses memory and anxiety concomitantly) indicated that the ...
  • Alcohol consumption increases locomotion in an open field and induces Fos-immunoreactivity in reward and approach/withdrawal-related neurocircuitries 

    Wscieklica, Tatiana [UNIFESP]; Viana, Milena de Barros [UNIFESP]; Le Sueur-Maluf, Luciana [UNIFESP]; Pouza, Kathlein Cristiny Peres [UNIFESP]; Spadari, Regina Celia [UNIFESP]; Céspedes, Isabel Cristina [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Inc, 2016)
    Drug addiction is a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by compulsion to seek and take the drug, loss of control in limiting intake and, eventually, the emergence of a negative emotional state when access to the ...
  • Spontaneous physical activity and mediators of energy homeostasis in the hypothalamus of mice from 4 to 10 months of age 

    Benfato, Izabelle Dias [UNIFESP]; Moretto, Thais Ludmilla [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Francine Pereira de [UNIFESP]; Barthichoto, Marcela [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Sandra Mara; Costa Junior, Jose Maria; Lazzarin, Mariana Cruz [UNIFESP]; De Oliveira, Flavia [UNIFESP]; Martinez, Carolina [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Carolina Prado de França [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Camila Aparecida Machado de [UNIFESP] (Wiley, 2017)
    New Findings What is the central question of this study? Is the initial decline of spontaneous physical activity (SPA) in mice related to impaired insulin and leptin signalling or brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression ...
  • Development and Implementation: B'More Healthy Communities for Kid's Store and Wholesaler Intervention 

    Schwendler, Teresa; Shipley, Cara; Budd, Nadine; Trude, Angela; Surkan, Pamela J.; Steeves, Elizabeth Anderson; Sato, Priscila de Morais [UNIFESP]; Eckmann, Thomas; Loh, Hong; Gittelsohn, Joel (Sage Publications Inc, 2017)
    Higher rates of obesity and obesity-related chronic disease are prevalent in communities where there is limited access to affordable, healthy food. The B'More Healthy Communities for Kids (BHCK) trial worked at multiple ...
  • CA1 inactivation impairs episodic-like memory in rats 

    Drieskens, Davi Carvalho; Neves, Livia Rodrigues; Pugliane, Karen Cristina; Montenegro Bento de Souza, Ingrid Brasilino; Lima, Alvaro da Costa [UNIFESP]; da Silva Stiebbe Salvadori, Mirian Graciela; Ribeiro, Alessandra Mussi [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina Helena [UNIFESP]; Barbosa, Flavio Freitas (Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2017)
    Episodic memory was initially believed to be unique to humans. However, studies demonstrate that non-human species discriminate items based on the triad what, where and when. Here we addressed the role of the dorsal ...
  • Translation and cultural adaptation of the revised foot function index for the Portuguese language: FFI-R Brazil 

    Yi, Liu Chiao [UNIFESP]; Camacho Cabral, Ana Carolina [UNIFESP]; Kamonseki, Danilo Harudy [UNIFESP]; Budiman-Mak, Elly [UNIFESP]; Vidotto, Milena Carlos [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: The revised foot function index (FFI-R) is used to evaluate the functionality of patients with conditions that affect the feet. The objective here was to produce the Brazilian Portuguese version of this index. ...
  • Efeito agudo do laser de baixa potência na fadiga do bíceps braquial de atletas de voleibol 

    Froio, Juliana Lobo; Renno, Ana Claudia Muniz [UNIFESP]; Chagas, Eduardo Federighi Baisi; Campos, Felipe Guilherme Leite de; Pucci, Renata Lumena Altruda; Kishi, Marcos Seizo; Pedroni, Cristiane Rodrigues (Soc Brasileira Med Esporte, 2017)
    Introduction: Low-power laser therapy has among its aims to aid the recovery of biological tissues, attenuating the effects of muscle fatigue and contributing to the improvement of performance in athletes. Methodological ...
  • Acute effect of a resistance exercise session on markers of cartilage breakdown and inflammation in women with rheumatoid arthritis 

    Pereira Nunes Pinto, Ana Carolina; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP]; De Moura Castro, Charlles Heldan [UNIFESP]; Eloi, Marina [UNIFESP]; Lombardi Júnior, Imperio [UNIFESP] (Wiley, 2017)
    Aim: To assess the acute effect of resistance exercise (RE) on circulating biomarkers of cartilage breakdown and inflammation in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods: Thirty-four volunteers (17 with and 17 without ...
  • Fortifying pork liver mixture: Evaluation of protein quality and iron bioavailability - Part 2 

    Srebernich, Silvana Mariana; Gonçalves, Gisele Mara Silva; Domene, Semíramis Martins Álvares [UNIFESP] (Pontifícia Universidade Católica Campinas, 2017)
    Objective To evaluate the protein quality and iron bioavailability of a fortifying mixture based on pork liver. Methods Determinations of protein efficiency ratio, net protein utilization, true digestibility and hemoglobin ...

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