Celso L. R. Belmiro

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Selectins play an essential role in most inflammatory reactions, mediating the initial leukocyte-rolling event on activated endothelium. Heparin and dermatan sulfate (DS) bind and block P- and(More)
Fibrosis is the end point of most renal diseases, and several glycosaminoglycans have been shown to attenuate this process. Marine invertebrate glycosaminoglycans with unique structures have opened(More)
Changes in extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) of the intestinal mucosa have been associated with inflammatory bowel disease. The aim of the present study was to follow the changes in GAGs(More)
INTRODUCTION A heparin preparation with low antithrombin activity and different disaccharide composition than mammalian heparin was isolated from the body of the ascidian Styela plicata(More)
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