Luiz Carlos Kreutz

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In many vertebrate species, including humans, the developmental stage directly influences an organism's reactivity to stress. For instance, fishes appear to exhibit "stress insensitive" periods early(More)
This work was carried out to verify the effect of a glyphosate-based herbicide on Jundiá hormones (cortisol, 17β-estradiol and testosterone), oocyte and swim-up fry production. Earthen ponds(More)
Exposure to agrichemicals can have deleterious effects on fish, such as disruption of the hypothalamus-pituitary-inter-renal axis (HPI) that could impair the ability of fish to respond to stressors.(More)
Using agrichemicals to control unwanted species has become a necessary and common worldwide practice to improve crop production. Although most currently used agrichemicals are considered relatively(More)
As in many aquatic environments, pollution is a widespread problem in Southern Brazil. In our previous work, we demonstrated that sublethal contamination with some agrichemicals impairs the capacity(More)
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of Haemophilus parasuis depends on the bacterium's ability to interact with endothelial cells and invade adjacent tissues. In this study, we investigated the abilities of(More)