Lorena Barragan

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Like many other neuropeptides, vasopressin is not confined to the hypothalamic neurohypophysial system. Furthermore, vasopressin was found to be a potent vasoconstrictor in the rat jejunum, reducing myenteric artery flow. These associations were the basis of this investigation on the presence of vasopressin in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract by both RIA and(More)
We summarized most of the rheumatologic manifestations of tuberculosis (TB) and the occurrence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis disease associated with rheumatologic diseases. We established 4 different categories: (1) direct musculoskeletal involvement of M. tuberculosis, including spondylitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and tenosynovitis; (2) M.(More)
Using the pyroantimoniate technique, a study was conducted at electron microscope level on the distribution of the calcium ion in the pineal glands of normal adult Sprague-Dawley rats with initial weights of 150–200 g subjected to a 12:12 light dark cycle and others under the same conditions were subjected to modifications in the noradrenergic signal, such(More)
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