Ana L Ferreira

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Delocalized lipophilic cations (DLCs) penetrate plasma and mitochondrial membranes and accumulate in mito-chondria. The higher mitochondrial membrane potentials of neoplastic vs normal cells, in general, account for greater uptake and may be a way to selectively target these cells since. Dequalinium (DQA) is a DLC and so our goal is to evaluate the(More)
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide, often diagnosed at an advanced stage when the most potentially curative strategies are no longer effective. Advances in the understanding of tumor biology are opening new paths for the prevention and treatment of HCC, through the development of new targeted therapies. The design of(More)
In the present paper, it was investigated the aspect of the intrapelvic autonomic neuronal system (juxtaprostatic ganglion) and gonads of rats submitted to a experimental alcoholism. The animals which had water substituted for 35% sugar cane spirit for 30 d, presented testicular lesions as well as numeric and degenerative alterations in the juxtaprostatic(More)
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