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Cover for Poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum paniculatum</i> of cattle in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of poisoning by Solanum paniculatum in cattle in the state of Pernambuco and experimental reproduction of the intoxication in cattle in the states of Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio Grande do Sul. The outbreaks occurred during a 3-year period between...

Author(s)
Guaraná, E. L. S.; Riet-Correa, F.; Mendonça, C. L. de; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Costa, N. A.; Afonso, J. A. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic nephrosis in cattle from Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil associated with the ingestion of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thiloa glaucocarpa</i>.

The objective of this chapter is to report outbreaks of nephrosis that occurred in the state of Pernambuco in areas invaded by Thiloa glaucocarpa. Thirty-two cases of toxic nephrosis were reported in the files of the Bovine Clinics of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, in the City of...

Author(s)
Miranda Neto, E. G. de; Pereira, A. L. L.; Souza, J. C. A.; Mendonça, C. L.; Riet-Correa, F.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Costa, N. A.; Rego, R. O.; Silva Filho, A. P.; Afonso, J. A. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins and related toxins.

This book contains 124 chapters focusing on the various poisonous plants and mycotoxins and their effects on livestock. The effects of the chemical constituents of these poisonous plants and mycotoxins on the liver, reproductive, nervous and other organ systems of laboratory and farm animals are...

Author(s)
Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J.; Schild, A. L.; Wierenga, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Caatinga of Northeastern Brazil: vegetation and floristic aspects.

This paper provides a detailed geologic, edaphic and climatic background of caatingas in northeastern Brazil, their vegetation and floristic composition, origin, causes of the degradation and their conservation.

Author(s)
Oliveira, O. F. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant poisonings in Mato Grosso do Sul.

This chapter reports the epidemiology, clinical signs, gross and histological findings, and control measures of the poisoning by plants in herbivores in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, central-western Brazil, during 1994-2008. Plants causing hepatogenous photosensitization, sudden death,...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. A. de; Guimarães, E. B.; Carvalho, N. M.; Nogueira, A. P. A.; Santos, B. S.; Souza, R. I. C.; Cardinal, S. G.; Kassab, H. O.
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">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (cyanobacteria) extract induces alterations in microcirculation and ischemic injury.

The effects of the toxic methanolic extract (ME) of G. unigranulatum [G. amphibium] (SPC 920) on the microcirculation and muscle fibres of mice were studied using intravital microscopy. For topical administration, ME at 20, 40 or 120 µg diluted in 20 µlitres of sterile saline solution was applied...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Bruni, F. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Rangel, M.; Lima, C.; Carvalho, L. R. de; Lopes-Ferreira, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of lantadenes on mitochondrial bioenergetics.

The effects of lantadene (LA) isolated from L. camara and its reduced derivative lantadene A (RLA) on mitochondrial bioenergetics (respiration, membrane potential and ATP level) in isolated rat liver mitochondria were studied. At all concentrations (5, 10, 15 and 25 µM), RLA significantly...

Author(s)
Garcia, A. F.; Medeiros, H. C. D.; Pasquali, G. A. M.; Maioli, M. A.; Rocha, B. A.; Costa, F. B. da; Curti, C.; Groppo, M.; Mingatto, F. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemistry of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dieffenbachia picta</i>.

Studies on the toxicology and chemical composition (including that of the latex) of D. picta [D. seguine] are summarized.

Author(s)
Barbi, N. S.; Lucchetti, L.; Pereira, N. A.; Silva, A. J. R. da
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hemolytic and spasmolytic assays of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum asterophorum</i> Mart. (Solanaceae).

Studies were conducted to investigate a possible haemolytic effect on rat erythrocytes and spasmolytic activity on rat aorta and guineapig ileum of a methanol extract obtained from roots of Solanum asterophorum (Sast-MeOHR). A sample of blood was collected from fasting Wistar male rats to obtain...

Author(s)
Silva, P. C. B.; Vasconcelos, M. A. de; Lima, L. C. G. C.; Silva, L. O.; Silva, K. M.; Correia, A. C. C.; Macêdo, C. L.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Silva, T. M. S.; Silva, B. A.; Cavalcante, F. A.
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

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