Doroteo Baxter-Grillo

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Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) has been identified in neurons of the mammalian brain. This review summarizes some current information regarding the cell biology of this neuropeptide and the topography of MCH-immunoreactive (-IR) neurons in several species including mouse, rat, hamster, guinea pig, rabbit, dog and monkey; and atlas of MCH-IR neurons in(More)
BACKGROUND Garcinia kola is popularly used in African traditional medicine for the relief of acute bronchoconstrictive episodes. OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the anti-asthmatic and morphological effects of the ethanol extract of G. kola in animal model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Guinea pigs were sensitized with ovalbumin and then given doses of 200(More)
The os penis reported in some species of the mammalian order was observed in the juvenile and adult penes of the friguvorous African bat, Eidolon helvum. The morphology of the os penis in Eidolon helvum differs from that observed in bat species and other mammalian order. In the adult form it is large, disc-shaped and located at the distal segment of the(More)
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