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Peripheral biomarkers and illness activity in bipolar disorder.
Recent evidence suggests that peripheral markers related to oxidative stress, inflammation and neurotrophins may be altered during mood episodes in bipolar disorder. These can be seen as proxies ofExpand
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Treatment with N-acetylcysteine plus deferoxamine protects rats against oxidative stress and improves survival in sepsis*
ObjectiveOxidative stress plays an important role in the development of multiple organ failure and septic shock. Here we have evaluated the effects of a combination of antioxidants (N-acetylcysteineExpand
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Antioxidant capacity and bioactive compounds of four Brazilian native fruits.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of extracts from araçá (Psidium cattleianum), butiá (Butia eriospatha), and pitanga (Eugenia uniflora)Expand
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Bioassay-guided evaluation of antioxidant and antinociceptive activities of carvacrol.
We examined the antioxidant properties in vitro and the antinociceptive effect of carvacrol (CARV) in several models of pain in mice. CARV presented a strong antioxidant potential according to theExpand
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Antioxidant and antiglycation properties of Passiflora alata and Passiflora edulis extracts
The leaves of Passiflora alata Dryander and Passiflora edulis Sims, traditionally used in American countries to treat both anxiety and nervousness by folk medicine, are rich in polyphenols, whichExpand
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Haloperidol and clozapine, but not olanzapine, induces oxidative stress in rat brain
Typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs have been shown to have different clinical and behavioral profiles. Haloperidol (HAL) is a typical neuroleptic that acts primarily as a D2 dopamine receptorExpand
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Ultra high frequency-electromagnetic field irradiation during pregnancy leads to an increase in erythrocytes micronuclei incidence in rat offspring.
Mobile telephones and their base stations are an important ultra high frequency-electromagnetic field (UHF-EMF) source and their utilization is increasing all over the world. Epidemiological studiesExpand
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Towards a genome-wide transcriptogram: the Saccharomyces cerevisiae case
Analysis of genome-wide expression data poses a challenge to extract relevant information. The usual approaches compare cellular expression levels relative to a pre-established control and genes areExpand
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Scavenging and antioxidant potential of physiological taurine concentrations against different reactive oxygen/nitrogen species.
While several studies have been conducted on the antioxidant properties of the beta-amino acid taurine, these studies all used concentrations lower than what is found physiologically. This studyExpand
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Oxidative parameters and mortality in sepsis induced by cecal ligation and perforation
ObjectiveThis study assessed parameters of free radical damage to biomolecules, mitochondrial superoxide production, superoxide dismutase, and catalase activities and their relationship to sepsisExpand
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