Rejane B. Oliveira

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Copaifera langsdorffii Desf. commonly known as “copaíba”, produce a commercially valuable oil-resin that is extensively used in folk medicine for anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiseptic purposes. We have found the hydroalcoholic extract of this plant leaf has the potential to treat urolithiasis, a problem affecting ~7% of the population. To isolate(More)
The effects of methylmercury (MeHg) on histochemical demonstration of the NADPH-diaphorase (NADPH-d) activity in the striate cortex were studied in 4 adult cats. Two animals were used as control. The contaminated animals received 50 ml milk containing 0.42 microgram MeHg and 100 g fish containing 0.03 microgram MeHg daily for 2 months. The level of MeHg in(More)
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