Rosangela Cardoso

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The clinostat was originally used to find out why plant roots appear to grow predominantly toward the center of the Earth. Over the last 2-3 decades, slow- and fast-rotating 2D and 3D clinostats have been used to assess cellular adaptation to this environment. A cell culture is placed in a spin module of the clinostat platform and its rotation is set(More)
Prosthetic cardiac valves implantation is a common procedure used to treat heart valve diseases. Although there are different prostheses already available in the market (either mechanical or bioprosthetic), their use presents several problems, specifically concerning thrombogenicity and structural failure. Recently, some progresses have been achieved in(More)
The aim purpose of this work is to contribute to decision making through the comparison of different post-consume waste material destination alternatives. In order to achieve it, criteria were established those have direct influence on environmental impact assessment. It was carried on by THOR, which is a multicriteria analysis methodology. As a result, it(More)
UNLABELLED The recent engagement of Brazil in the construction and utilization of the International Space Station has motivated several Brazilian research institutions and universities to establish study centers related to Space Sciences. The Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) is no exception. METHOD The University initiated in(More)
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