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Contributions in this volume were prepared for a meeting organised by the BIS in Punta del Este, Uruguay, on 13–14 March 2008. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the BIS or the central banks represented at the meeting. Individual contributions (or excerpts thereof) may be reproduced or translated with(More)
With the recent increase in popularity of the Internet a new user population has emerged with little expertise to use interactive systems. Hence, developing interfaces for such systems has required the involvement of experts of several areas. A further observation is that about 50% of the time and resources are consumed just for the interface component of(More)
The cardiovascular effects of vasicine, an alkaloid isolated from the leaves of Sida cordifolia L., were evaluated in this work. In non-anaesthetized rats (n=6), vasicine (1, 2.5, 5 and 10 mg/kg; i.v., randomly) induced hypotension associated with an intense bradycardia. Both responses were completely abolished after atropine (2 mg/Kg; i.v.) and attenuated(More)
DISCUSSION The authors have made an interesting contribution to the experimental study of strut-and-tie models. However, the discussers would like to address some aspects in this study: 1. The discussers have reviewed several publications listed in the References section of the paper regarding the fundamental concepts of strut-and-tie models. An important(More)
Gilbert, K. A. 1997. Red howling monkey use of specific defecation sites as a parasite avoidance strategy. Anim. Efeitos da fragmentação de hábitat sobre a prevenção de parasitoses intestinais em Alouatta belzebul (Primates, Platyrrhini) na Amazônia Oriental. A coprological survey of parasites of wild mantled howling monkeys, Alouatta palliata palliata.(More)
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