F. A. S. Nobre

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Cataracts have been attributed to oxidative injury in proteins and lipids. Primary defenses that directly protect the lens against oxidative damage include small molecule antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin E, glutathione and carotenoids) and antioxidant enzymes (superoxide dismutase, catalase, and the glutathione enzyme systems - glutathione peroxidase,(More)
We study probability density functions (PDFs) of the circulation of velocity and magnetic fields in magnetohydrodynamics, computed for a circular contour within inertial range scales. The analysis is based on the instanton method as adapted to the Martin-Siggia-Rose field theory formalism. While in the viscous limit the expected Gaussian behavior of(More)
Thalidomide is an anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory drug that is the treatment of choice for erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL), an inflammatory cutaneous and systemic complication of multibacillary leprosy. Its use in leprosy and other conditions is controversial due to its teratogenic effects. Fifty years after the development of thalidomide, its action(More)
In this work we consider an Abelian Chern-Simons-Higgs model coupled non-minimally to matter fields. This coupling is implemented by means of a Pauli-type coupling. We show that the Pauli term is sufficient to gives rise to fractional spin. PACS numbers: 11.15.-q, 11.10.Ef, 11.10.Kk, 11.30.-j The fractional statistics [1] with its theoretical and applicable(More)
A dual lattice vortex formulation of homogeneous turbulence is developed, within the Martin-Siggia-Rose field theoretical approach. It consists of a generalization of the usual dipole version of the Navier-Stokes equations, known to hold in the limit of vanishing external forcing. We investigate, as a straightforward application of our formalism, the(More)
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