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Effect of growth conditions on production of rhamnose-containing cell wall and capsular polysaccharides by strains of Lactobacillus casei subsp. rhamnosus.
Strains of Lactobacillus casei subsp. rhamnosus possessing two cell wall polysaccharides, a hexosamine-containing H-polysaccharide and a rhamnose-containing R-polysaccharide, were examined for theExpand
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Comparative central effects of the aqueous leaf extract of two populations of Passiflora edulis
Passiflora edulis Sims, Passifloraceae, has been used in Brazilian traditional folk medicine to the treatment of anxiety and insomnia. P. edulis is commonly known for its economic interests inExpand
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A method for obtaining conventional histological sections from specimens after examination by scanning electron microscoy
The scanning electron microscope (SEM) has been used to examine various soft animal tissues: intestinal villi (Toner & Carr, 1969; Millington et al., 1969), kidney (Buss & Kronert, 1969), lungExpand
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Production of lipoteichoic acid by lactobacilli and streptococci grown in different environments.
Representative strains of Streptococcus sanguis serotype 2 and of four Lactobacillus species were examined for the production of cellular and extracellular lipoteichoic acid (LTA) when grown at pHExpand
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Monoaminergic neurotransmission is mediating the antidepressant-like effects of Passiflora edulis Sims fo. edulis
The genus Passiflora is popularly used to treat anxiety. Recent studies showed antidepressant-like effects of two varieties of P. edulis (edulis and flavicarpa) in mice. However, the mechanisms ofExpand
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