Tavarela Veloso

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The protective effects of dithiothreitol (DTT, 50 microM) and cysteine (CYS, 100 microM) against toxic effects of HgCl2 (1, 2.5, 5, and 10 microM) were studied in isolated, isometrically contracting rat papillary muscles. Force reduction promoted by Hg2+ was prevented by both DTT and CYS. Also, after both treatments, no significant changes in dF/dt were(More)
Although several genetic alterations have been identified in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), it remains unclear whether these changes indicate an increased risk for malignancy. This paper analyzes the involvement of suppressor, mutator, and methylator pathways in malignant transformation associated with UC. A total of 60 colonic samples (47 affected(More)
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