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Cover for Evaluation of immunotoxic properties of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio brasiliensis</i>: study of toxicity in rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to (i) determine the dose of S. brasiliensis extract that could cause toxicity in male rats, and (ii) establish if there were lower doses that did not induce substantial toxicity that may, however, induce immunotoxic effects from S....

Author(s)
Elias, F.; Hueza, I. M.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
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">Ipomoea carnea</i> on placental tissue of rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate the effects of I. carnea in the placental tissue and in the litters of treated female rats. The experimental groups were treated orally by gavage once a day from GD6 to GD19 with 1, 3 and 7 g I. carnea aqueous fraction/kg, whereas...

Author(s)
Lippi, L. L.; Santos, F. M.; Moreira, C. Q.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds ingested during gestation on kid behavior.

Despite the clinical and histopathological knowledge about Senna occidentalis (Cassia occidentalis) intoxication, little is known about the effects of this plant when eaten during the perinatal period. This chapter presents a study aiming to (i) evaluate some behavioural changes in the development...

Author(s)
Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Pfister, J. A.; Gotardo, A. T.; Raspantini, P. C. F.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Neonate behavior in goats is affected by maternal ingestion of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ipomoea carnea</i>.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate the behavioural effects on dams and kids of prenatal ingestion of Ipomoea carnea. Animals were randomly divided into two treatment groups, controls (n=5) and treatment (n=9; 10 g I. carnea fresh plant material/kg body weight)....

Author(s)
Gotardo, A. T.; Pfister, J. A.; Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunosuppression induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i> facilitates the development of lung carcinogenesis.

The objective of the present study is to evaluate the relationship between immunosuppression caused by Pteridium aquilinum and lung carcinogenesis induced by ethyl carbamate (EC) in mice. Plant buds were collected in São Paulo, Brazil. It was shown that P. aquilinum increased the number of...

Author(s)
Caniceiro, B. D.; Latorre, A. O.; Fukumasu, H.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunosuppressive effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i> on natural killer cells of mice and its prevention with selenium.

This study was conducted to evaluate the immunosuppressive effects of bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) in mice. The aqueous extract of P. aquilinum reduced the cytotoxicity of natural killer (NK) cells but did not alter cell viability. Furthermore, it was observed that selenium co-treatment...

Author(s)
Latorre, A. O.; Caniceiro, B. D.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zearalenone: an estrogenic mycotoxin with immunotoxic effects.

This chapter presents a study aiming to verify if zearalenone (ZEA), like oestrogen, can induce alterations in some immune parameters in female ovariectomized Wistar rats. Results revealed that female rats treated with ZEA for 28 days showed a decreased food intake and a significantly lower body...

Author(s)
Hueza, I. M.; Tanabe, V. K.; Benassi, J. C.; Raspantini, L. E. R.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative study of monocrotaline toxicity on peritoneal macrophage activity when dosed for 14 or 28 days.

This study evaluated if monocrotaline (MCT) administration to rats for 28 days has a modulatory effect on nitric oxide (NO) production by peritoneal macrophages (MO). MCT from Crotalaria spectabilis was dissolved and mixed with 1.0% phosphoric acid solution. Distilled water was then added to...

Author(s)
Benassi, J. C.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.; Hueza, I. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rotenoids, neurotoxic principles of seeds from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeschynomene indica</i> (Leguminosae).

The toxicological effects of the extract from A. indica seeds on mice and toxic compounds in the extract were studied. The ethanol extract of the seeds was suspended in 10 ml of 80% ethanol, yielding a white solid residue. This residue was filtered and identified as starch. After concentration...

Author(s)
Borghi, G. A.; Latorre, A. O.; Lopes, P. L.; Higa, K. C.; Lopes, L. M. X.; Maiorka, P. C.; Górniak, S. L.; Haraguchi, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Administration of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds to juvenile rats: effects on hematological parameters and immune lymphoid organs.

This study aims to verify the effects of Senna occidentalis (So) on hematological, inflammatory, and immunological responses in young rats as their immune system may be more sensitive to toxicity than that of the adult. So seeds used in the experiments were obtained from the Research Centre for...

Author(s)
Mariano-Souza, D. P.; Pinheiro, M. L.; Paulino, C. A.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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