Josiane G Amaral

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Papaya sticky disease, or "meleira", is one of the major diseases of papaya in Brazil and Mexico, capable of causing complete crop loss. The causal agent of sticky disease was identified as an isometric virus with a double stranded RNA (dsRNA) genome, named papaya meleira virus (PMeV). In the present study, PMeV dsRNA and a second RNA band of approximately(More)
A retrospective study comparing clinical and computerized tomography (CT) in 11 patients diagnosed as having schizencephaly was conducted. Seven of these patients were girls and four boys. Six of them had tetraparesis, three hemiparesis and one no motor deficits. Six had epilepsy and ten developmental delay. On CT examinations, 7 patients were found as(More)
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