João Vale

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30 patients at risk of hepatic damage from paracetamol (acetaminophen) ingestion were given 2-5 g oral methionine every four hours up to a total dose of 10 g. The first dose was given within ten hours of the overdose. There were no deaths and no reports of hepatic encephalopathy or other complications. In 21 patients plasma aspartate-aminotransferase(More)
1. In order to assess the effects of oestrogens on the metabolism of tryptophan and vitamin B6, ovariectomized rats have been maintained on diets providing known amounts of tryptophan, nicotinamide and vitamin B6. They received oestrone sulphate, 210 micrograms/kg body-wt per d, either incorporated in the diet for 8 weeks, or by daily intraperitoneal(More)
This paper presents an innovative Multi Processor System on Chip (MPSoC) architecture based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts. The proposed architecture promotes the design flexibility and interoperability by setting an implementation agnostic services' integration interface and being reconfiguration aware by design. The concept is tried with(More)