Antonio Jose Santos-Silva

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AIM The sex hormones 17β-estradiol (βES) and progesterone (PRG) induce rapid non-genomic vasodilator effects which could be protective for the cardiovascular system. The purpose of this study was to analyze the mechanisms underlying their vasodilator effect in rat aortic smooth muscle preparations. METHODS Endothelium-denuded aorta artery rings were(More)
Five new species of Lamiinae are described from Bolivia, all named after James E. Wappes: Xenofreawappesi (Xenofreini); Anobriumwappesi (Pteropliini); Cotycicuiarawappesi, Nesozineuswappesi, and Psapharochruswappesi (Acanthoderini). Anobriumwappesi, Cotycicuiarawappesi, and Nesozineuswappesi are included in known keys. A short note on the name and date of(More)
The history of the genus Trichocnemis LeConte, 1851 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae) is discussed. Its taxonomic status in relation to the genera Ergates Audinet-Serville, 1832 and Callergates Lameere, 1904 is clarified. The synonymy of Macrotoma californica White, 1853, Macrotoma spiculigera White, 1853, and Trichocnemis spiculatus LeConte, 1851 is(More)
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