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Anti-diabetic activity of extract from Persea americana Mill. leaf via the activation of protein kinase B (PKB/Akt) in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The leaves of Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) have been popularly used in the treatment of diabetes in countries in Latin America and Africa. AIM OF THE STUDY ToExpand
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Antiinflammatory and chronic toxicity study of the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides L. in rats.
The hydroalcoholic extract (HAE) of Ageratum conyzoides leaves was studied for its antiinflammatory effect on subacute (cotton pellet-induced granuloma) and chronic (formaldehyde-induced arthritis)Expand
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Acute and subacute toxicity of Cassia occidentalis L. stem and leaf in Wistar rats.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Cassia occidentalis L. (syn. Senna occidentalis; Leguminosae) has been used as natural medicine in rainforests and tropical regions as laxative, analgesic, febrifuge,Expand
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Bovine papillomatosis is a frequent cosmopolitan infect-contagious disease, mainly in dairy bovines. This work had as objective to describe the macroscopic and histopathological aspect of bovineExpand
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Acute and subacute toxicity of the Carapa guianensis Aublet (Meliaceae) seed oil.
Carapa guianensis (Meliaceae), known as Andiroba in Brazil, has been used by Amazon Rainforest indigenous communities for treatment of coughs, convulsions, skin diseases, arthritis, rheumatism, earExpand
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Gastroprotective Mechanisms of the Monoterpene 1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol)
Recently, our research group identified and reported 1,8-cineole (CIN), a monoterpene that naturally occur in many aromatic plants, as one of the major constituent of the essential oil from leaves ofExpand
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Synthesis of 1,2,3-Triazole Derivatives and in Vitro Antifungal Evaluation on Candida Strains
1,2,3-Triazoles have been extensively studied as compounds possessing important biological activities. In this work, we describe the synthesis of ten 2-(1-aryl-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)propan-2-ols viaExpand
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Maternal protein restriction increases respiratory and sympathetic activities and sensitizes peripheral chemoreflex in male rat offspring.
BACKGROUND Maternal protein restriction in rats increases the risk of adult offspring arterial hypertension through unknown mechanisms. OBJECTIVES The aims of the study were to evaluate the effectsExpand
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Potencial acaricida do óleo de andiroba Carapa guianensis Aubl. sobre fêmeas adultas ingurgitadas de Anocentor nitens Neumann, 1897 e Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille, 1806
Avaliou-se o potencial acaricida in vitro do oleo da semente da andiroba (Carapa guianensis) sobre femeas ingurgitadas de Anocentor nitens (n=210) e Rhipicephalus sanguineus (n=140), coletadasExpand
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Spondias purpurea L. (Anacardiaceae): Antioxidant and Antiulcer Activities of the Leaf Hexane Extract
Spondias purpurea is used in folk medicine to treat diarrhea and diuresis. The objective of this study was to evaluate the phytochemical profile and antioxidant and antiulcer activities of the hexaneExpand
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