Jesus E Villarreal

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Wounding of fresh produce may elicit an increase in antioxidant capacity associated with wound-induced phenolic compounds. However, there have been no reports on the wounding response of different types of fresh produce. Changes in antioxidant capacity, total soluble phenolics, ascorbic acid, total carotenoids and total anthocyanins were evaluated after(More)
The effect of estradiol benzoate, progesterone and a sequential treatment with both on the activity of the enzyme monoamine-oxidase (MAO) was assessed in mitochondria from hypothalami of ovariectomized rats. A differential effect on the subtypes A and B MAO was found according to the type of treatment. Estradiol benzoate administration decreased MAO(More)
This article analyzes and characterizes the early development of opioid dependence in the cardiovascular system of the spinal rat. The main part of the study deals with changes in mean arterial pressure and heart rate induced by naloxone (NLX) in spinal rats pretreated with single doses of morphine. The results show that the cardiovascular system of the(More)
Morphine sulfate increased the incorporation of carbon-14-labeled tyrosine into labeled catecholamines in the mouse brain. Tolerance was manifested by a shift to the right in the dose-response curve for morphine after mice were treated repeatedly with morphine. Naloxone, a specific morphine antagonist, also shifted the dose-response curve for morphine to(More)