E Rodrigues

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Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) were first isolated from bone marrow and then from various adult tissues including placenta, cord blood, deciduous teeth, and amniotic fluid. MSCs are defined or characterized by their ability to adhere to plastic, to express specific surface antigens, and to differentiate into osteogenic, chondrogenic,(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Limited information is available on the expression and role of C/EBP factors in human liver and hepatocytes. We investigated the expression and DNA-binding activity of C/EBPalpha and C/EBPbeta in human liver needle biopsies, surgical lobectomies and differentiated cultured hepatocytes derived from lobectomies. METHODS RNA and protein(More)
Few studies have reported the molecular epidemiological characterization of HIV-1 in the Northern region of Brazil. The present study reports the molecular and epidemiological characterization of 31 HIV-1 isolates from blood donors from the State of Amazonas who donated blood between April 2006 and March 2007. Serum/plasma samples from all donors were(More)
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