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Overview page. Subjects: History.

The largest country in South America. Brazil borders ten countries, has a coastline 7400 km (4600 miles) long, and straddles the equator from latitude 4° N to past latitude 33° S.


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Development and Validation of a Screening Method for DES, Zeranol, and β-Zearalanol in Bovine Urine by HRGC-MS and Evaluation of Robustness for Routine Survey of the Brazilian Herd

Marlice A.S. Marques, Lucilene A. Lima, Carlos H.B. Bizarri, Francisco R. Aquino Neto and Jari N. Cardoso.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

A method and evaluated for screening and confirmation of diethylstilbestrol (DES), α- and β-zearalanol in bovine urine was developed. The residues were extracted from urine by C18 cartridge...

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Comparative Models of Biological and Social Pathways to Predict Child Growth through Age 2 Years from Birth Cohorts in Brazil, India, the Philippines, and South Africa

Linda M Richter, F Mark Orkin, Gabriela D Roman, Darren L Dahly, Bernardo L Horta, Santosh K Bhargava, Shane A Norris and Aryeh D Stein.

in The Journal of Nutrition

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 5491 words.



Early growth faltering accounts for one-third of child deaths, and adversely impacts the health...

Acute Cardiopulmonary Alterations Induced by Fine Particulate Matter of São Paulo, Brazil

Dolores Helena Rodriguez Ferreira Rivero, Sandra Regina Castro Soares, Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho, Mitiko Saiki, John J. Godleski, Leila Antonangelo, Marisa Dolhnikoff and Paulo Hilário Nascimento Saldiva.

in Toxicological Sciences

June 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5350 words.

The mechanisms involved in the association between air pollution and increased cardiovascular morbidity are not fully understood. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that...


Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 24 words.

a crystallizable globulin of ~290 kDa obtained from the seed of the brazil‐nut tree, Bertholettia excelsa. Structurally, it resembles

Biological characteristics of dengue virus and potential targets for drug design

Rui-feng Qi, Ling Zhang and Cheng-wu Chi.

in Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Dengue infection is a major cause of morbidity in tropical and subtropical regions, bringing nearly 40% of the world population at risk and causing more than 20,000 deaths per year. But...

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Nitrogen-fixing bacterium Burkholderia brasiliensis produces a novel yersiniose A–containing O-polysaccharide

Katherine A. Mattos, Adriane R. Todeschini, Norton Heise, Christopher Jones, Jose O. Previato and Lucia Mendonça-Previato.

in Glycobiology

March 2005; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 5931 words.

Burkholderia brasiliensis, a Gram-negative diazotrophic endophytic bacterium, was first isolated from roots, stems, and leaves of rice plant in Brazil. The polysaccharide...

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Isolation, characterization and mechanism of action of an antimicrobial peptide from Lecythis pisonis seeds with inhibitory activity against Candida albicans

Maria Eliza Brambila Vieira, Ilka Maria Vasconcelos, Olga Lima Tavares Machado, Valdirene Moreira Gomes and André de Oliveira Carvalho.

in Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 8480 words.

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are produced by a range of organisms as a first line of defense against invaders or competitors. Owing to their broad antimicrobial activity, AMPs have...

Failure to Induce Oral Tolerance in Mice Is Predictive of Dietary Allergenic Potency among Foods with Sensitizing Capacity

Christal C. Bowman and MaryJane K. Selgrade.

in Toxicological Sciences

December 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5506 words.

Animal models are needed to assess novel proteins produced through biotechnology for potential dietary allergenicity. Currently proposed rodent models evaluate sensitizing potential of food...

Neuropeptide Y Family-Degrading Metallopeptidases in the Tityus serrulatus Venom Partially Blocked by Commercial Antivenoms

Daniela Cajado Carvalho, Alexandre K. Kuniyoshi, Roberto T. Kodama, Ana K. Oliveira, Solange M.T. Serrano, Denise V. Tambourgi and Fernanda V. Portaro.

in Toxicological Sciences

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5469 words.

Accidents caused by scorpions represent a relevant public health issue in Brazil, being more recurring than incidents with snakes and spiders. The main species responsible for this...

Determination of Toxic Activities in Bothrops spp. Snake Venoms Using Animal-Free Approaches: Correlation Between In Vitro Versus In Vivo Assays

Letícia Lopes de Souza, Stephanie Stransky, Clara Guerra-Duarte, Ana Flor-Sá, Francisco Santos Schneider, Evanguedes Kalapothakis and Carlos Chávez-Olórtegui.

in Toxicological Sciences

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 4563 words.

The main purpose of this study is to investigate the in vitro toxic effects of 5 Bothrops spp. snake venoms, which are part of the antigenic mixture used for the production of Brazilian...

First Identification of the Hepatotoxic Microcystins in the Serum of a Chronically Exposed Human Population Together with Indication of Hepatocellular Damage

Jun Chen, Ping Xie, Li Li and Jun Xu.

in Toxicological Sciences

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5278 words.

Hepatotoxic microcystins (MCs) are the most commonly reported cyanotoxins in eutrophic freshwaters. In 1996, human intoxications by MCs caused deaths of 76 patients at Caruaru dialysis...

Microcystin Congener– and Concentration-Dependent Induction of Murine Neuron Apoptosis and Neurite Degeneration

Daniel Feurstein, Kerstin Stemmer, Julia Kleinteich, Tobias Speicher and Daniel R Dietrich.

in Toxicological Sciences

December 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5175 words.

Cyanobacterial microcystins (MCs) represent a toxin group with > 100 variants, requiring active uptake into cells via organic anion–transporting polypeptides, in order to irreversibly...

Neuropsychiatric Evaluation in Subjects Chronically Exposed to Organophosphate Pesticides

Rosane Maria Salvi, Diogo R. Lara, Eduardo S. Ghisolfi, Luis V. Portela, Renato D. Dias and Diogo O. Souza.

in Toxicological Sciences

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 3304 words.

Long-term exposure to low levels of organophosphate pesticides (OP) may produce neuropsychiatric symptoms. We performed clinical, neuropsychiatric, and laboratory evaluations of 37 workers...

Differences in Allergenic Potential of Food Extracts following Oral Exposure in Mice Reflect Differences in Digestibility: Potential Approaches to Safety Assessment

Christal C. Bowman and MaryJane K. Selgrade.

in Toxicological Sciences

March 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5530 words.

An animal model for food allergy is needed to assess genetically modified food crops for potential allergenicity. The ideal model must produce allergic antibody (IgE) to proteins...

Quantitation of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine and Harmala Alkaloids in Human Plasma after Oral Dosing with Ayahuasca

James C. Callaway, Lionel P. Raymon, William L. Hearn, Dennis J. McKenna, Charles S. Grob, Glacus S. Brito and Deborah C. Mash.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

Harmine, harmaline, tetrahydroharmine (THH), and N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) were quantitated in plasma from 15 healthy male volunteers after the ingestion of ayahuasca, a beverage that...

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Cloning, Characterization and Functional Analysis of a 1-FEH cDNA from Vernonia herbacea (Vell.) Rusby

Amanda Francine Asega, João Roberto O. do Nascimento, Lindsey Schroeven, Wim Van den Ende and Maria Angela M. Carvalho.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

August 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6250 words.

Variations in the inulin contents have been detected in rhizophores of Vernonia herbacea during the phenological cycle. These variations indicate the occurrence of active inulin synthesis...

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Simultaneous Analysis of Amphetamine-type Stimulants in Plasma by Solid-phase Microextraction and Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry

Kristiane de Cássia Mariotti, Roselena S. Schuh, Priscila Ferranti, Rafael S. Ortiz, Daniele Z. Souza, Flavio Pechansky, Pedro E. Froehlich and Renata P. Limberger.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Chemistry; Toxicology (Non-medical). 3887 words.

Brazil is considered one of the countries with the highest number of amphetamine-type stimulant (ATS) users worldwide, mainly diethylpropion (DIE) and fenproporex (FEN). The use of ATS is...

A One-Step Extraction Procedure for the Screening of Cocaine, Amphetamines and Cannabinoids in Postmortem Blood Samples

Fabrício Souza Pelição, Mariana Dadalto Peres, Jauber Fornaciari Pissinate and Bruno Spinosa De Martinis.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Chemistry; Toxicology (Non-medical). 4339 words.

A gas chromatography–mass spectrometric (GC–MS) method was developed and validated for the simultaneous detection and quantification in postmortem whole blood samples of cocaine (COC),...

Mapping analysis of the Xylella fastidiosa genome

Marcus Frohme, Anamaria A. Camargo, Steffen Heber, Claudia Czink, Andrew J. D. Simpson, Jörg D. Hoheisel and Anete Pereira de Souza.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3252 words.

A cosmid library was made of the 2.7 Mb genome of the Gram-negative plant pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa and analysed by hybridisation mapping. Clones taken from the library as well...

The Genome of Anopheles darlingi, the main neotropical malaria vector

Osvaldo Marinotti, Gustavo C. Cerqueira, Luiz Gonzaga Paula de Almeida, Maria Inês Tiraboschi Ferro, Elgion Lucio da Silva Loreto, Arnaldo Zaha, Santuza M. R. Teixeira, Adam R. Wespiser, Alexandre Almeida e Silva, Aline Daiane Schlindwein, Ana Carolina Landim Pacheco, Artur Luiz da Costa da Silva, Brenton R. Graveley, Brian P. Walenz, Bruna de Araujo Lima, Carlos Alexandre Gomes Ribeiro, Carlos Gustavo Nunes-Silva, Carlos Roberto de Carvalho, Célia Maria de Almeida Soares, Claudia Beatriz Afonso de Menezes, Cleverson Matiolli, Daniel Caffrey, Demetrius Antonio M. Araújo, Diana Magalhães de Oliveira, Douglas Golenbock, Edmundo Carlos Grisard, Fabiana Fantinatti-Garboggini, Fabíola Marques de Carvalho, Fernando Gomes Barcellos, Francisco Prosdocimi, Gemma May, Gilson Martins de Azevedo Junior, Giselle Moura Guimarães, Gustavo Henrique Goldman, Itácio Q. M. Padilha, Jacqueline da Silva Batista, Jesus Aparecido Ferro, José M. C. Ribeiro, Juliana Lopes Rangel Fietto, Karina Maia Dabbas, Louise Cerdeira, Lucymara Fassarella Agnez-Lima, Marcelo Brocchi, Marcos Oliveira de Carvalho, Marcus de Melo Teixeira, Maria de Mascena Diniz Maia, Maria Helena S. Goldman, Maria Paula Cruz Schneider, Maria Sueli Soares Felipe, Mariangela Hungria, Marisa Fabiana Nicolás, Maristela Pereira, Martín Alejandro Montes, Maurício E. Cantão, Michel Vincentz, Miriam Silva Rafael, Neal Silverman, Patrícia Hermes Stoco, Rangel Celso Souza, Renato Vicentini, Ricardo Tostes Gazzinelli, Rogério de Oliveira Neves, Rosane Silva, Spartaco Astolfi-Filho, Talles Eduardo Ferreira Maciel, Turán P. Ürményi, Wanderli Pedro Tadei, Erney Plessmann Camargo and Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7865 words.

Anopheles darlingi is the principal neotropical malaria vector, responsible for more than a million cases of malaria per year on the American continent. Anopheles darlingi dive...

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