Rodrigo Neto-Ferreira

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Capybara oil is commonly used for cutaneous wound healing in traditional South American medicine, although its beneficial effect has never been experimentally proven. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of the topical application of capybara oil on skin wounds in Swiss mice. The following characteristics of the wounds were observed and(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether rosuvastatin (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor) modulates the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and the increase in body mass in a model of diet-induced obesity. Male C57Bl/6 mice (3-months-old) were fed a high-fat diet (HF, 60% lipids) or the standard(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of rosuvastatin upon structural and ultrastructural aortic remodeling in a rat model of hypertension induced by NO synthase blockade. Wistar rats were divided into 4 groups: Control group (C); control treated with rosuvastatin 20mg/kg/day (CR); L-NAME group 40 mg/kg/day (LN) and L-NAME treated with rosuvastatin (LNR)(More)
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