Ghislaine C Cespedes

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1. In this study we investigated the effect of 7-nitroindazole (7-NI), a preferential inhibitor of neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS), on kainic acid (KA) induced neurotoxicity in rats. Choline acetyltransferase activity (CAT), a cholinergic marker, and histological changes were employed to assess neurotoxicity. 2. In control rats, the local(More)
Coinfections with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and infectious agents have been recognized since the early 90s. In the central nervous system (CNS) of HIV(+) patients, parasitic protozoans like Toxoplasma gondii have been described as responsible for the space occupying lesions (SOL) developed. However, the involvement of Trypanosoma cruzi is also(More)
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