José Marcos Pinto da Cunha

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Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has been implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes, via effects on obesity, insulin resistance and pancreatic beta cell health. C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) is induced by ER stress and has a central role in apoptotic execution pathways triggered by ER stress. The aim of this study was to characterise the role of(More)
In the late 1960s Brazil began a process of metropolization, especially in its southern region. Migration has often been cited as one of the major reasons for the high rates of population growth in large urban areas, with most of the immigrants having come from the northeastern and southern regions of the country. This physical and demographic process has(More)
There is a recent crop of studies regarding the reorganization and redefinition of the rural and urban spaces in Brazil, and especially in São Paulo State. The new standpoint considers shifts in the articulation between these spaces, as a consequence of their increasing spatial proximity and market relationship, as well as due to the emergence of a new(More)
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