Ricardo Coelho de Mello

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A 55-year-old man was attacked by a Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris) after surprising and stabbing the animal in his corn plantation. The victim received deep bites in the thighs, neck, and cervical areas, resulting in severe hemorrhage and death. This is the first report of a tapir incident resulting in death and is of interest because of the severity(More)
The synthesis of a series of N-phosphonalkyl dipeptides 6 is described. Syntheses were devised that allowed the preparation of single diastereoisomers and the assignment of stereochemistry. The compounds were evaluated in vitro for their ability to inhibit the degradation of radiolabeled collagen by purified human lung fibroblast collagenase. Several of the(More)
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