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Development of Animal Model for Studying Deep Second-Degree Thermal Burns
Thermal lesions were produced in 12 male Wistar rats, positioning a massive aluminum bar 10 mm in diameter (51 g), preheated to 99°C ± 2°C/10 min. on the back of each animal for 15 sec. After 7, 14,Expand
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Characterization and rheological study of the galactomannan extracted from seeds of Cassia grandis.
Galactomannan extracted from seeds of Cassia grandis with 0.1M NaCl, followed by ethanol precipitation, presented a yield of 36 ± 8%. The polysaccharide has a constant mannose/galactose ratioExpand
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Lectins, Interconnecting Proteins with Biotechnological/Pharmacological and Therapeutic Applications
Lectins are proteins extensively used in biomedical applications with property to recognize carbohydrates through carbohydrate-binding sites, which identify glycans attached to cell surfaces,Expand
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Cytotoxic effect and apoptosis induction by Bothrops leucurus venom lectin on tumor cell lines.
Neoplastic transformation is the abnormal proliferation of cells. These transformations are often related to changes in cell surface glycoconjugates which can be detected by lectins. We evaluated theExpand
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Binding evaluation of isoform 1 fromCratylia mollis lectin to human mammary tissues
The phenomenon of altered carbohydrates in transformed cell surfaces has been studied through histochemical techniques using lectins. Specific binding patterns to normal and transformed mammaryExpand
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Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis infections on implants.
Infections are one of the main reasons for removal of implants from patients, and usually need difficult and expensive treatments. Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis are the mostExpand
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Mitogenic activity of Cratylia mollis lectin on human lymphocytes.
The mitogenic effect of Cratylia mollis seed lectin preparations containing two (Cramoll 1,4) or one molecular form (Cramoll 1) showed activity similar to the well known T-cell mitogen, concanavalinExpand
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Purification of a lectin from Eugenia uniflora L. seeds and its potential antibacterial activity
Aims:  The aim of this work was to analyse the antimicrobial properties of a purified lectin from Eugenia uniflora L. seeds.
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Impedimetric biosensor based on self-assembled hybrid cystein-gold nanoparticles and CramoLL lectin for bacterial lipopolysaccharide recognition.
We report the development of a new selective and specific electrochemical biosensor for bacterial lipolysaccharide (LPS). An electrode interface was constructed using a l-cysteine-gold nanoparticleExpand
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Concanavalin A and polyvinyl butyral use as a potential dengue electrochemical biosensor.
Immobilization of concanavalin A on gold electrode by means of gold nanoparticles and polyvinyl butyral was carried out and investigated by cyclic voltammetry and electrochemical impedanceExpand
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