Patrícia LN da Costa

Learn More
BACKGROUND Theracyte is a polytetrafluoroethylene membrane macroencapsulation system designed to induce neovascularization at the tissue interface, protecting the cells from host's immune rejection, thereby circumventing the problem of limited half-life and variation in circulating levels. Endostatin is a potent inhibitor of angiogenesis and tumor growth.(More)
Copaifera species produce an oleoresin of commercial importance that is widely extracted in Amazon communities. This paper addresses two questions. (1) What are the morphological characteristics of Copaifera species that influence oleoresin production? (2) How do different Copaifera species respond to repeated harvests? We performed a large-scale experiment(More)
  • 1