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Porphyromonas gingivalis antigens differently participate in the proliferation and cell death of human PBMC.
OBJECTIVE Modulation of cell-mediated immunity by microorganisms in periodontal diseases has been widely studied; however, the proliferative activity and/or programmed death of mononuclear cellsExpand
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Corynebacterium Pseudotuberculosis Secreted Antigen-Induced Specific Gamma-Interferon Production by Peripheral Blood Leukocytes: Potential Diagnostic Marker for Caseous Lymphadenitis in Sheep and
In the current study, the applicability of the quantification of gamma interferon (IFN-γ) levels for the detection of animals infected with Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and for determiningExpand
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Validation of an ELISA method for the serological diagnosis of canine brucellosis due to Brucella canis.
In the present study, the validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for serodiagnosis of canine brucellosis is described. Two different antigenic extracts, obtained by heat orExpand
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Effect of different lectins on the proliferation of goat peripheral blood mononuclear cells
Abstract In the present study we determined the effect of the lectins concanavalin A (Con A), phytohemagglutinin (PHA) and pokeweed (PWM), frequently used in cell proliferation assays, on theExpand
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Promoting Mental Health in Disadvantaged Preschoolers: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of Teacher Training Effects
The literature provides solid documentation of the negative consequences of poor psychosocial functioning and behavioral problems in early childhood. Children facing economic disadvantage are atExpand
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Immunolocalization of FGF-2 and VEGF in rat periodontal ligament during experimental tooth movement
Objective This article aimed at identifying the expression of fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the tension and pressure areas of rat periodontalExpand
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Serum antibody levels against Porphyromonas gingivalis extract and its chromatographic fraction in chronic and aggressive periodontitis.
UNLABELLED Periodontitis is an inflammatory oral disease caused by multifactorial intrinsic and extrinsic agents, including Gram-negative bacteria such as Porphyromonas gingivalis. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Association between haptoglobin and IgM levels and the clinical progression of caseous lymphadenitis in sheep
BackgroundSheep caseous lymphadenitis (CLA), caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (Cp), is associated with direct economic losses and presents significant zoonotic potential. Despite theExpand
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Different Effects of Arborinine Alkaloid Obtained from Brazilian Erthela baihensis on Spleen and Thymus Cells Stimulated in Vitro with Different Mitogens
The present study has examined the effects of arborinine, an alkaloid obtained from Erthela bahiensis, a Brazilian plant popularly used as diuretic, antidiabetic, antithermic and expectorant, on theExpand
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The flavonoid rutin but not the alkaloid arborinine induces apoptosis in a B-cell hybridoma cell line.
The effects of arborinine, an alkaloid extracted from Erthela bahiensis and of rutin, a flavonoid obtained from Dimorphandra mollis (Benth.), Brazilian medicinal plants, on the viability and functionExpand
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