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Antibacterial activity of plant extracts from Brazilian southeast region.
A screening was conducted with 26 plants collected in the Brazilian southeast region, to identify plant extracts with antibacterial properties against Aeromonas hydrophila, Bacillus subtilis,Expand
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Commiphora leptophloeos Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Characterization
Commiphora leptophloeos is a plant specie usually known for its medicinal purposes in local communities in Northeast Brazil. In order to evaluate its therapeutic potential, we aimed to determine theExpand
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Identification of the antimicrobial substances produced by Solanum palinacanthum (Solanaceae).
To find out natural antimicrobial agents as alternative in therapeutics and to preserve food, the methanol extract of Solanum palinacanthum aerial parts was submitted to purification steps guided byExpand
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Inhibition of α-glucosidase and hypoglycemic effect of stilbenes from the Amazonian plant Deguelia rufescens var. urucu (Ducke) A. M. G. Azevedo (Leguminosae).
The control of blood glucose levels is critical in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. α-Glucosidase inhibitors are of great importance in reducing hyperglycemia, and plants have provided many ofExpand
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Prevalence of chronic renal disease in adults attended by the family health strategy.
INTRODUCTION Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is an important Brazilian public health issue that has as main etiologies, arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM). The precocious diagnosis isExpand
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Impairment of α1-adrenoceptor-mediated calcium influx in contralateral carotids following balloon injury: beneficial effect of superoxide anions.
There are many evidences indicating a compensatory mechanism in contralateral carotids following balloon injury. Previously it was observed α1-adrenoceptor-mediated hyper-reactivity and impairment ofExpand
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Mechanism of the vasodilator effect of mono-oxygenated xanthones: a structure-activity relationship study.
The present study characterized the mechanisms involved in the vasodilator effect of two mono-oxygenated xanthones, 4-hydroxyxanthone and 4-methoxyxanthone. 9-Xanthenone, the base structure ofExpand
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Impaired calcium influx despite hyper-reactivity in contralateral carotid following balloon injury: eNOS involvement.
Balloon catheter injury results in hyper-reactivity to phenylephrine in contralateral carotids. Decreased nitric oxide (NO) modulation and/or increased intracellular calcium concentration triggersExpand
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Mechanism of the antihypertensive and vasorelaxant effects of the flavonoid tiliroside in resistance arteries.
Hypertension is a leading cause of death and disability globally, and its prevalence continues to accelerate. The cardiovascular effects of the flavonoid tiliroside have never been reported. In thisExpand
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Antioxidant Activity and Phytochemical Profile of Spondias tuberosa Arruda Leaves Extracts
Spondias tuberosa Arruda (umbuzeiro), a Brazilian semiarid plant, is a species of great economic, social, and ecological importance. In folk medicine, the leaves have been used in the treatment ofExpand
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