Alexandre Pinto de Azevedo

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Neurochemically distinct systems interact regulating sleep and wakefulness. Wakefulness is promoted by aminergic, acetylcholinergic brainstem and hypothalamic systems. Each of these arousal systems supports wakefulness and coordinated activity is required for alertness and EEG activation. Neurons in the pons and preoptic area control rapid eye movement and(More)
This survey was performed to characterize the embryogenesis of Prochilodus lineatus. Seven stages of embryo development were identified--zygote, cleavage, blastula, gastrula, segmentation, larval and hatching--after a period of incubation of 22 h (24 degrees C) or 14 h (28 degrees C). The following cleavage pattern was identified: the first plane was(More)
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