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Ranking the toxicity of fatty acids on Jurkat and Raji cells by flow cytometric analysis.
The fatty acids have an important role in the control of leukocyte metabolism and function. Higher concentrations of certain fatty acids, particularly polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and volatileExpand
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In Vitro Cytotoxic Potential of Essential Oils of Eucalyptus benthamii and Its Related Terpenes on Tumor Cell Lines
Eucalyptus L. is traditionally used for many medicinal purposes. In particular, some Eucalyptus species have currently shown cytotoxic properties. Local Brazilian communities have used leaves of E.Expand
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Effect of arachidonic acid on proliferation, cytokines production and pleiotropic genes expression in Jurkat cells--a comparison with oleic acid.
The effects of arachidonic (AA) and oleic acids (OA) on proliferation, cytokine production and pleiotropic genes expression in Jurkat T cells were investigated. The following parameters wereExpand
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Ciglitizone and 15d PGJ2 induce apoptosis in Jurkat and Raji cells.
Several studies have shown that PPARgamma agonists play a role in the regulation of lymphocytes function and apoptosis. However, the molecular mechanism(s) underlying the immunomodulatory effects ofExpand
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Physiology of exolaccase production by Thelephora terrestris
Thelephora terrestris, an ectomycorrhizal hymenomycete, produces extracellular laccase when grown in minimal liquid medium. The enzyme was characterized as a protein of 66 kDa. The optimal pH variedExpand
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Comparative effects of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on proliferation, cytokine production, and pleiotropic gene expression in Jurkat cells.
Comparative effects of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) acid on Jurkat T cells were investigated. The following parameters were evaluated: concanavalin A (Con A) inducedExpand
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Effects of EPA and DHA on proliferation, cytokine production, and gene expression in Raji cells
The effects of EPA and DHA on the function and gene expression of a B-lymphocyte cell line (Raji) were investigated. Proliferation; production of interleukin-10 (IL-10), tumor necrosis factorExpand
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Euphorbia umbellata bark extracts – an in vitro cytotoxic study
Abstract Euphorbia umbellata (Pax) Bruyns, Euphorbiaceae, is commonly used in folk medicine of southern Brazil to treat several kinds of cancer. The latex (part of the plant used for this purpose) isExpand
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Genes regulated by arachidonic and oleic acids in Raji cells
FA are known to modulate immune function in conditions such as arthritis and lupus erythematosus. The effects of arachidonic (AA) and oleic acids (OA) on function and pleiotropic gene expression ofExpand
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Spray-dried Eudragit® L100 microparticles containing ferulic acid: Formulation, in vitro cytoprotection and in vivo anti-platelet effect.
This paper aimed to obtain new spray-dried microparticles containing ferulic acid (FA) prepared by using a methacrylic polymer (Eudragit® L100). Microparticles were intended for oral use in order toExpand
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