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  • N M N Alencar, Cátia Ferreira Cavalcante, +6 authors Marcus R Vale
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 July 2005)
  • We have investigated the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effect of the lectin from Lonchocarpus sericeus seeds (LSL) in a model of infectious peritonitis in adult Wistar rats. Animals wereContinue Reading
  • M. M. F. Marinho, Francisca Cléa Florenço de Sousa, Veralice Meireles Sales Bruin, Marcus R Vale, Glauce Socorro de Barros Viana
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Neurochemistry International
  • 1998 (First Publication: 1 October 1998)
  • The mechanism of action of lithium (Li) alone or with pilocarpine (Pilo), focusing on muscarinic and dopaminergic systems and also on phosphoinositide metabolism was studied. Li (3 mEq/kg)Continue Reading
  • N M N Alencar, Ingrid S. T. Figueiredo, +4 authors Márcio V Ramos
  • Medicine
  • Planta medica
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 December 2004)
  • Latex from Calotropis procera is widely used in folk medicine as a rich source of biologically active compounds capable of promoting diverse benefits such as control of dermal fungal infections,Continue Reading
    The water soluble fraction (WSF) obtained from a hydroalcohol extract of A. conyzoides, a medicinal plant used in Brazilian folk medicine, was evaluated for possible analgesic and antiinflammatoryContinue Reading
  • Francisco Airton Castro Rocha, A. G. M. Aragão Jr., Rafael Cardoso Oliveira, Margarida M. L. Pompeu, Marcus R Vale, Rosane Aparecida Ribeiro
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Inflammation Research
  • 1999 (First Publication: 1 September 1999)
  • Abstract.Objective and Design: We studied the contribution of periarthritis and synovitis to gait disturbance in zymosan (Zy)-induced arthritis.¶Methods: Sixty Wistar rats were subjected to injectionContinue Reading
  • Flávio da S. Bitencourt, Jozi Godoy Figueiredo, +11 authors Nylane Maria N. de Alencar
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 April 2008)
  • The agglutinin from the red marine alga Hypnea cervicornis (HCA) was tested in models of nociception and inflammation. The role of carbohydrate-binding sites and the systemic toxicity were assessed.Continue Reading
  • Jozi Godoy Figueiredo, Flávio da S. Bitencourt, +11 authors N M N Alencar
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 November 2009)
  • In the present study, we investigated the involvement of resident cell and inflammatory mediators in the neutrophil migration induced by chemotactic activity of a glucose/mannose-specific lectinContinue Reading
  • N M N Alencar, Jefferson Soares Oliveira, +5 authors Márcio V Ramos
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Inflammation Research
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 December 2006)
  • Abstract.Objectives and design:Previous studies have described pro- and anti-inflammatory activities displayed by the latex from Calotropis procera. This report aims to clarify these observations andContinue Reading
    a b s t r a c t Caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus (CAEV) is a lentivirus that causes a chronic and degen- erative arthritis and is associated with important economic losses. Adenosine deaminaseContinue Reading