Ederson Fernandes

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BACKGROUND High risk of recurrence/progression bladder tumours is treated with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy after complete resection of the tumour. Approximately 75% of these tumours express the uncommon carbohydrate antigen sialyl-Tn (Tn), a surrogate biomarker of tumour aggressiveness. Such changes in the glycosylation of cell-surface(More)
Gastric cancer is the world's overall second most common cancer, and carries a bad prognosis. In the Correa model of gastric carcinogenesis, environmental factors (salt, nitrate, a lack of vitamin C and beta-carotene, bile reflux, bacterial overgrowth in atrophic gastritis with nitrosamine formation) are related to the evolution from normal gastric tissue(More)
Taking in account the increased prevalence of metronidazole-resistant infections, alternative drugs are necessary for the treatment of trichomonosis. We report in this work the preparation and the in vitro anti-trichomonads activity of two diamines 1 and 2, and three different lipophilic amino alcohol derivatives 3, 4 and 5. These compounds were tested for(More)
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or “ecstasy”) is a recreational drug used worldwide for its distinctive psychotropic effects. Although important cardiovascular effects, such as increased blood pressure and heart rate, have also been described, the vascular effects of MDMA and metabolites and their correlation with hyperthermia (major side effect of(More)
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