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Cover for Enzootic calcinosis in ruminants from Central Brazil.

The epidemiology, clinical signs, and pathology of 42 outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis (EC) in cattle, sheep and goats in Mato Grosso (19), Distrito Federal (19), Goiás, (6), Minas Gerais (2) and Tocantins (1), Brazil, [date not given] are presented. Additionally, Ageratum conyzoides, Chamaecrista...

Author(s)
Guedes, K. M. R.; Colodel, E. M.; Castro, M. B.; Mustafa, V. S.; Moraes, D. D.; Reis Júnior, J. L.; Borges, J. R. J.; Boabaid, F. M.; Ubiali, D. G.; Arruda, L. P. de; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of gossypol present in cottonseed cake on spermatogenesis in sheep.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate spermatogenesis in male sheep fed cottonseed cake containing gossypol. Twelve male adult purebred Santa Inês sheep were separated into two groups: the first was fed daily with 0.5 kg cottonseed cake/animal (treated group) and the...

Author(s)
Guedes, F.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pyrrolizidine alkaloid poisoning in cattle in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

This chapter reports outbreaks of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) poisoning in cattle in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, diagnosed by the Laboratory of Histopathology of the Desidério Finamor Veterinary Research Institute (LH/IPVDF-FEPAGRO) and the Laboratory of Animal Pathology of the School of Agronomy...

Author(s)
Karam, F. S. C.; Motta, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of anticholinesterasic activity of strain SPC 920-<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria).

Studies were conducted to determine the toxic compounds and potential pharmaceutical drugs in extracts of SPC 920- Geitlerinema unigranulatum. Lyophilized cells of G. unigranulatum were obtained from batch cultures and freeze-dried cells were extracted and submitted to HPLC analysis. The toxicity...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Rangel, M.; Cardoso-Lopes, E. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Bruni, F. M.; Lopes-Ferreira, M.; Carvalho, L. R. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicity in mice of the total alkaloid fraction of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chondrodendron platyphyllum</i>.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the toxicity of the total alkaloid fraction of Chondrodendron platyphyllum in mice and its possible effects on the central nervous system (CNS). Adult male albino Swiss mice were administered with the stem bark extract of C. platyphyllum and the animals were...

Author(s)
Montenegro, F. C.; Sena, M. C. P.; Filho, J. M. B.; Araújo, D. A. M.; Almeida, R. N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis trimera</i> on pregnant rats and their conceptuses.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of the hydroethanolic extract of Baccharis trimera (HEBT) in pregnant rats when administered during the period of organogenesis and the entire pregnancy and the occurrence of malformations and/or variations in their litters. A total of 35 nulliparous...

Author(s)
Grance, S. R. M.; Teixeira, M. A.; Oliveira, R. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of hepatotoxicity induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piper methysticum</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the occurrence of liver damage induced by an extract of kava (Piper methysticum) using chronic pre-clinical toxicological tests in rats. Adult male and female Wistar rats were subjected to daily doses of kava extract orally by gavage for 13 weeks. At the end of...

Author(s)
Amorim, M. F.; Trigueiro, M. S.; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Almeida, R. N. de; Santos, H. B.; Amaral, J. R. do; Batista, L. M.; Branco, M. S. C.; Diniz, J. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial effect of an extract of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> Linn against clinical isolates of multidrug-resistant <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Staphylococcus aureus</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the in vitro antimicrobial activity of the cashew extract against hospital isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Extracts were obtained from the cashew bark and tested for its antibacterial activity against 20 strains of S. aureus. The results showed the potent...

Author(s)
Lacerda, J. T. J. G. de; Silva, J. G. da; Higino, J. S.; Pereira, J. V.; Pereira, M. S. V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical analysis of toxic principles in preparations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ruta graveolens</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Petiveria alliacea</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the chemical composition of preparations from the leaves of Petiveria alliacea and Ruta graveolens and correlate chemical compositions with their toxicological effects. Plants of both species were grown and collected in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fresh leaves of...

Author(s)
Amaral, A. C. F.; Silva, J. R. de A.; Falcão, D. Q.; Ferreirinha, L. G.; Santos, A. R. dos; Araújo, R. B.; Ferreira, J. L. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

This chapter reports the epidemiology (period of year, species affected, age, morbidity, lethality, and pasture vegetative stage), clinical signs, and pathology of Brachiaria spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, based on the records of the Veterinary Pathology Laboratory at...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. A. de; Nogueira, A. P. A.; Souza, R. I. C.; Santos, B. S.; Carvalho, N. M.; Aniz, A. C. M.; Freitas, P. C. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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