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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean. It was one of the Insulae Purpuraricae described by Pliny, and so convinced were the early geographers of its existence that they included it in...

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Congenital mirror movements: lack of decussation of pyramids

Pedro Brandão, Cassio Jovem, Joaquim Pereira Brasil-Neto, Carlos Tomaz, Maxime Descoteaux and Nasser Allam.

in Brain

August 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 1465 words.

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Evaluation of Cardiac Involvement During Dengue Viral Infection

Carlos Henrique Miranda, Marcos de Carvalho Borges, Alessandra Kimie Matsuno, Fernando Crivelenti Vilar, Luís Gustavo Gali, Gustavo Jardim Volpe, André Schmidt, Antônio Pazin-Filho, Fernanda Miquelitto Figueira da Silva, Luiza Antunes de Castro-Jorge, Mayra Fernanda de Oliveira, Fabiano Saggioro, Roosecelis Brasil Martines and Benedito Antônio Lopes da Fonseca.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4487 words.

Background.  Dengue is a disease whose clinical manifestations range from asymptomatic infections to a severe disease. There have been some previous...

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The Dynamics of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemics in the South of Brazil: Increasing Role of Injection Drug Users

Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Fernando Augusto Proietti, Anna Bárbara Carneiro Proietti, Sueli Aparecida Mingoti, Denise Doneda, Denise Gandolfi and Ângela Cristina Maia Reis.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2937 words.

Changes in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among injection drug users (IDUs) are provoking a shift in the pattern of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in some regions of Brazil. IDUs...

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483 Adenosine contrast echocardiography is a powerful long-term predictor of serious cardiac events: follow-up of 182 patients up to 60 months

F. C. Palheiro, A. Moraes, M. Carrinho, F. Brasil, A. B. Martins, C. Medeiros, A. C. Nogueira, R. Morcerf, E. P. Duarte and F. Morcerf.

in European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 0 words.

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Preterm and term neonates transplacentally acquire IgG antibodies specific to LPS from <i>Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli</i> and <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i>

Ana Lúcia Silveira Lessa, Vera Lúcia Jornada Krebs, Tatiana Braga Brasil, Gerlândia Neres Pontes, Magda Carneiro-Sampaio and Patricia Palmeira.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

July 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. 4801 words.


High incidences of Gram-negative bacteria are found in neonatal nosocomial infections. Our aim was to investigate placental transmission of...

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The involvement of GSH in the activation of human Sod1 linked to FALS in chronologically aged yeast cells

Aline A. Brasil, Allan Belati, Sérgio C. Mannarino, Anita D. Panek, Elis C. A. Eleutherio and Marcos D. Pereira.

in FEMS Yeast Research

August 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. 4919 words.

Mutations in Cu, Zn-superoxide dismutase (Sod1) have been associated with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an age-related disease. Because several studies suggest that oxidative...

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Pharmacological chaperones as a potential therapeutic option in methylmalonic aciduria cblB type

Ana Jorge-Finnigan, Sandra Brasil, Jarl Underhaug, Pedro Ruíz-Sala, Begoña Merinero, Ruma Banerjee, Lourdes R. Desviat, Magdalena Ugarte, Aurora Martinez and Belén Pérez.

in Human Molecular Genetics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 6090 words.

Methylmalonic aciduria (MMA) cblB type is caused by mutations in the MMAB gene. This encodes the enzyme ATP:cob(I)alamin adenosyltransferase (ATR), which converts reduced cob(I)alamin to an...

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Safety of benznidazole use in the treatment of chronic Chagas' disease

Alejandro M. Hasslocher-Moreno, Pedro E. A. A. do Brasil, Andrea S. de Sousa, Sergio S. Xavier, Mayara C. Chambela and Gilberto M. Sperandio da Silva.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3661 words.


To assess the safety of benznidazole use in adult patients with chronic Chagas' disease.



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Clinical Severity and Rotavirus Vaccination among Children Hospitalized for Acute Gastroenteritis in Belém, Northern Brazil

Maria Cleonice A. Justino, Patrícia Brasil, Erika Abreu, Yllen Miranda, Joana D’Arc P. Mascarenhas, Sylvia F. S. Guerra and Alexandre C. Linhares.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

August 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 2823 words.

In March 2006, Brazil introduced the monovalent rotavirus (RV) vaccine (Rotarix™) into the public sector. This study assessed the severity of rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) according to...

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Plasmacytoid dendritic cells in cutaneous lesions of patients with chromoblastomycosis, lacaziosis, and paracoccidioidomycosis: a comparative analysis

Carla Pagliari, Luciane Kanashiro-Galo, Aline Alves de Lima Silva, Tânia Cristina Barboza, Paulo Ricardo Criado, Maria Irma Seixas Duarte, Arival Cardoso de Brito, Marília Brasil Xavier, Deborah Unger, Clivia Maria Moraes Oliveira, Juarez Antonio Simões Quaresma and Mirian Nacagami Sotto.

in Medical Mycology

May 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2603 words.

Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) are characterized by expression of CD123 and BDCA-2 (Blood Dendritic Cell Antigen 2) (CD303) molecules, which are important in innate and adaptive...

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