The disconnection between the Brazilian health information system and the cases of mercury exposure in Amazon
(SAGE Publications Inc, 2021)
Genetic polymorphism of delta aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (Alad) gene and symptoms of chronic mercury exposure in Munduruku Indigenous children within the Brazilian amazon
Abstract: Genetic polymorphisms involved in mercury toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics may be associated with severe mercury toxicity. This study aimed to investigate the impact of an ALAD polymorphism on chronic mercury ...
Detection of viral hepatitis b and c in a metropolitan region in Northern Brazil
Objective: Analyze the SINAN epidemiological database for cases of viral hepatitis B and C, using the Linkage tools between the databases of the Laboratory Environment Manager (GAL) and the data from the Foundation of ...
Estudo soroepidemiológico do sarampo em populações residentes na Região Metropolitana de Belém, estado do Pará, Brasil, 2016 a 2018
(MS/SVS/Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2020)
OBJETIVO: Investigar a soroprevalência de anticorpos contra o sarampo em adultos jovens, residentes em Belém e Ananindeua, estado do Pará, Brasil, visando identificar indivíduos suscetíveis. MATERIAIS E MÉTODOS: Estudo ...
Metabolic and oxidative impairments in human salivary gland cells line exposed to MeHg
Background/aim: The ingestion of contaminated seafood by MeHg is considered the main route of human exposure, turning the salivary gland one important target organ. The salivary glands play critical roles in maintaining ...
Before the dam: a fish-mercury contamination baseline survey at the Xingu river, Amazon basin before the Belo Monte dam
In the last decades, mega-diverse rivers worldwide (e.g., the Amazon and their tributaries) have experienced several human-driven transformations, although impact assessments oftentimes lack baseline data or reference ...
Prevalence and risk indicators of non-carious cervical lesions in male footballers
Background: Non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) have shown a significant incidence and prevalence and have been increasingly associated with people’s lifestyles and youths. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine ...
Layered double hydroxide–indomethacin hybrid: A promising biocompatible compound for the treatment of neuroinflammatory diseases
Indomethacin (INDO) demonstrates therapeutic efficacy in the treatment of neuroinflammatory diseases. Despite its importance as a drug, INDO causes gastrointestinal problems and adverse reactions in the central nervous ...
Extensive chromosomal fissions and repetitive DNA accumulation shaped the atypical karyotypes of two Ramphastidae (Aves: Piciformes) species
(Oxford University Press, 2020)
In contrast to the ‘avian-like’ diploid number (2n = 80), most toucans and aracaris (Piciformes: Ramphastidae) have divergent karyotypes, exhibiting a higher 2n. To identify the chromosomal rearrangements that shaped the ...
Genomic and transcriptomic characterization of the human glioblastoma cell line AHOL1
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2021)
Cancer cell lines are widely used as in vitro models of tumorigenesis, facilitating fundamental discoveries in cancer biology and translational medicine. Currently, there are few options for glioblastoma (GBM) treatment ...