Eloísio A da Silva

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The study of some of the behavioral aspects of the main vector of Leishmania infantum chagasi Cunha & Chagas in the Americas, Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz & Neiva), such as dispersion, population size, and vector survival rates, is important for the elucidation of the mechanisms of visceral leishmaniasis transmission. These parameters were studied by means(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the frequency of domestic violence against Brazilian children and adolescents due to episodes of enuresis, as well as associated risk factors. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out with 149 patients aged between 6 and 18 years who received the diagnosis of primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis. A semi-structured(More)
Germination of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) seed is slow and uneven. Its germination is the net result of events that occur simultaneously in the embryo and endosperm and which are controlled by abscisic acid (ABA). The aim of the study was to monitor the expression of genes related to the cell cycle and to cell wall modifications, including an actin (ACT), a(More)
OBJECTIVE Classically, the penis has two functions: to make internal fertilization possible and to direct the urine stream. However, objective abnormalities in penis size can lead to diseases being diagnosed. Furthermore, many medical consultations are the result of patients seeking parameters for normal penis size. Additionally, the penile anthropometry of(More)
Microbial transformation of ent-kaur-16-en-19-oic acid was carried out with R. stolonifer. After seven days of incubation, two metabolites, ent-7 alpha-hydroxy-kaur-16-en-19-oic acid and ent-12 beta-hydroxy-kaur-9(11),16-dien-19-oic acid, were isolated as a result of hydroxylation and hydroxylation/dehydrogenation, respectively. Incubation for 15 days also(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the distribution of elastic fibres in the developing male urethra and to provide stereological data of the concentration of elastic fibres in the human urethra. MATERIALS AND METHODS Urethras were obtained from 10 fresh normal human fetuses at 15-36 weeks of gestation. A place-matched spongy urethra of a 27-year-old normal adult man(More)
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