Andréia Arantes Felício

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Temperature is a key variable affecting the timing of amphibian metamorphosis from tadpoles to tetrapods, through the production and subsequent function of thyroid hormones (TH). Thyroid function can(More)
One of the main pesticides used in the cultivation of sugarcane in São Paulo State, Brazil, is Regent(®)800WG, the main active compound of which is fipronil. Fipronil is a potent insecticide that(More)
Biodiesel fuel is gradually replacing petroleum-based diesel oil use. Despite the biodiesel being considered friendlier to the environment, little is known about its effects in aquatic organisms. In(More)
Previous studies using in vivo bioassay guided fractionation indicated that the herbicide diuron (3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea) and alkylphenol (AP)-containing surfactants were detected in(More)
Diuron is one of the most used herbicide in the world, and its field application has been particularly increased in Brazil due to the expansion of sugarcane crops. Diuron has often been detected in(More)
Temperature is an important factor influencing the toxicity of chemicals in aquatic environments. Neotropical tadpoles experience large temperature fluctuations in their habitats and many species are(More)
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