Mônica Lúcia Adam

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Advances in isokinetic technology allow the physical therapist to assess concentric, eccentric, and isometric muscle performance at the shoulder in various positions. Research is limited, however, on the reliability of isokinetic measurements. The purposes of this study were: 1) to determine the test-retest reliability of concentric, eccentric, and(More)
Infection by human papillomavirus (HPV) is among the main etiologies of cervical cancer. The expression of oncogenic viral proteins enables the onset of the virus, which can trigger the carcinogenic process. One of the main characteristics of this process is the loss of genome stability, including chromosome stability. The micronucleus test is a cytogenetic(More)
Prodigiosin is a secondary metabolite produced by Serratia marcercens. As this pigment is suggested to be a cancer drug, genotoxicity studies are necessary. The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the genotoxic effects of prodigiosin on tumoral and normal cell lines, NCIH-292, MCF-7 and HL-60. A normal line BGMK was used as control. Genomic(More)
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