Daiane A Santos

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The developing brain is very sensitive to damage by toxic agents, many of which only manifest in adulthood. Cadmium [Cd(II)] is an environmental pollutant which is widely used in industry and is a constituent of tobacco smoke. Exposure to Cd(II) has been linked to detrimental effects on mammalian cells including neural cells. We have investigated the action(More)
UNLABELLED It is still unclear if an isoenergetic, sucrose-rich diet leads to health consequences. AIMS To investigate the effects of excessive sucrose within an isoenergetic diet on metabolic parameters in male C57BL/6 mice. METHODS Animals were fed a control diet (10% fat, 8% sucrose - SC group), a high-sucrose diet (10% fat, 32% sucrose - HSu group),(More)
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