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The population of Pará (a state in Brazil) has a very characteristic food culture, as a majority of the carbohydrates consumed are obtained from cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) derivatives. Tucupi is the boiled juice of cassava roots that plays a major role in the culinary footprint of Pará. Before boiling, this juice is known as manipueira and contains(More)
There is a constant search for new cancer treatments that are less aggressive and economically affordable. In this context, natural products extracted from plants, fungi, and microorganisms are of great interest. Pestheic acid, or dihidromaldoxin, is a chlorinated diphenylic ether extracted from the phytopathogenic fungus Pestalotiopsis guepinii(More)
Using a semiotic and hermeneutical approach, the present paper discusses various theoretical elements in the analysis of popular views of schistosomiasis. Based on field work conducted in the State of Bahia, the authors identify two main processes in the construction of meaning related to schistosomiasis and show that depending on the social context of(More)
Machado Silva, Marco Augusto; Claudino da Silva, Olízio; Franco da Silva, Luiz Antônio; Cunha Ribeiro, Raquel; Brito Jorge, Paula Marina; Bady Helou, Jalily; Maia Teixeira, Pedro Paulo; Veloso Brun, Maurício Methylene blue 1% solution on the prevention of intraperitoneal adhesion formation in a dog model Ciência Rural, vol. 43, núm. 9, septiembre, 2013, pp.(More)
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